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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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 23

    UK to introduce laws to eradicate female genital mutilation

    UK to introduce laws to eradicate female genital mutilation
    [JURIST] UK Prime Minister David Cameron [official website] on Tuesday announced [press release] plans to enact new laws that will protect girls from the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) [WHO backgrounder], procedures that…
  • Jul 23

    Recruitment of child soldiers persists in DRC: UN report

    Recruitment of child soldiers persists in DRC: UN report
    [JURIST] UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Leila Zerrougui [official profile] presented [press release] her fifth report on the situation of children affected by armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo…
  • Jul 23

    Kuwait top court upholds 10-year sentence for Twitter user

    Kuwait top court upholds 10-year sentence for Twitter user
    [JURIST] Kuwait's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 10-year jail sentence for a man accused of posting Tweets that insulted the Prophet Mohammed and the Sunni Muslim [BBC backgrounders] rulers of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Hamad al-Naqi, a…
Rank this Week: 12

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Evolution of Consensus in the U.S. Supreme Court

    The Evolution of Consensus in the U.S. Supreme Court
    Rice, Douglas and Zorn, Christopher J., The Evolution of Consensus in the U.S. Supreme Court (July 22, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2470029 “For small, collegial bodies such as the U.S. Supreme…
  • Jul 22

    Wealth in America: Policies to Support Mobility

    Wealth in America: Policies to Support Mobility
    Wealth in America - Urban Institute - Signe-Mary McKernan, Caleb Quakenbush, Caroline Ratcliffe, C. Eugene Steuerle. July 22, 2014 “What role can policymakers play in helping families rebuild their balance…
  • Jul 22

    FSB publishes a report on Reforming Major Interest Rate Benchmark

    FSB publishes a report on Reforming Major Interest Rate Benchmark
    News release: “The major interest reference rates (such as LIBOR, EURIBOR, and TIBOR) are widely used in the global financial system as benchmarks for a large volume and broad range of financial products and contracts. The cases of…
Rank this Week: 27

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 23

    HIPAA and the VA health scandal

    HIPAA and the VA health scandal
    “Who is protected by patient privacy laws? Hint: not patients.” [Stewart Baker, Volokh] Tweet Tags: HIPAA, scandals HIPAA and the VA health scandal is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
  • Jul 22

    They came to stay, cont’d

    They came to stay, cont’d
    It happened on AirBnB, the lodging-sharing service: “A woman rented her 600-square-foot Palm Springs, California, condo to someone for a little over a month, and now she says the guy won’t leave and is threatening to sue…
  • Jul 22

    Police and prosecution roundup

    Police and prosecution roundup
    Cop caught on camera stealing dying motorist’s $3700 and gold crucifix “walked out of courtroom with big smile on face” [Bridgeport; Connecticut Post] Durham, N.C. police officer testifies department would illegally gain…
Rank this Week: 30

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 43

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    The Hugo Black Paper

    The Hugo Black Paper
    Hugo Black, 1937 (LC)For years, anyone who wanted to consult the papers of Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress had to obtain the permission of one of the surviving donors, Hugo Black,…
  • Jul 22

    New Release: Day, "The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation"

    New Release: Day, "The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation"
    New from the University Press of Mississippi: The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation, by John Kyle Day (University of Arkansas at Monticello). Here's a description from the Press:On March 13, 1956,…
  • Jul 22

    Finkelman at the Dallas Bar's Legal History Group on Douglass's Constitution

    Finkelman at the Dallas Bar's Legal History Group on Douglass's Constitution
    [We have the following from our faithful reader Josiah Daniel, a lawyer at Vinson & Elkins who chairs the Dallas Bar Association’s Legal History Discussion Group.]If a reader of Legal History Blog finds him/herself in Dallas this…
Rank this Week: 71

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Jun 26

    iPads and “The Art of Being Solo”

    iPads and “The Art of Being Solo”
    I am a firm believer that there can never be too many practice management resources for solo lawyers. As the name implies, solo lawyers don’t have the colleagues to help them when it comes to technology, marketing, finance,…
  • Feb 13

    Why are Passwords So Hard for Lawyers?

    Why are Passwords So Hard for Lawyers?
    The subject of passwords is one that is both fascinating and frustrating to me. We know that it’s getting easier and easier for hackers to crack our passwords; just three years ago, a nine-digit password would take 44,530 years to…
  • Feb 5

    The Increasing Automation of Technology: A Good or Bad Thing?

    The Increasing Automation of Technology: A Good or Bad Thing?
    The latest episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report is called Automation or Control: Why Attorneys Must Choose (I didn’t choose the title) – in it, we discuss the fact that technology services are increasingly connecting to…
Rank this Week: 99

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 101

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Here are the leading legal headlines for Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter: Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII  CBC, Star head to court to seek access to Omar Khadr Showdown at the Supreme…
  • Jul 22

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines for Tuesday, July 22, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter: Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez say attorney-client court chat was broadcast on Web  Pathways Update: Articling Reporting Tool…
  • Jul 21

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, July 21, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, July 21, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines for Monday, July 21, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter: First Nations issue eviction notice to City of Vancouver at city park Decades-old hedge target of suspected ‘vexatious’…
Rank this Week: 135

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 23

    Rob Lord | Evergreen Health

    Rob Lord | Evergreen Health
    Evergreen Health, a nonprofit health co-op in Maryland, has named Rob Lord as chief of sales. Lord will be responsible for designing and implementing all of Evergreen Health’s sales strategies and for managing the organization’s…
  • Jul 23

    Andres Zapata | idfive

    Andres Zapata | idfive
    Wide Angle Youth Media, a nonprofit that provides Baltimore youth with media education, has named Andres Zapata, executive vice president of strategy at idfive, a Baltimore-based advertising firm, to its board of directors. Zapata has been…
  • Jul 23

    Jessica Suriano | Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust

    Jessica Suriano | Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust
    Jessica Suriano was recently promoted to Executive Director of the Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust. Born and raised in Baltimore City, Jessica attended the Bryn Mawr School before earning a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing…
Rank this Week: 151

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jul 13

    The voice in your head

    The voice in your head
    Have you ever noticed the little voice in your head? Every human who has learned to speak a language has a little voice in their head. Thinking is possible only because of that little voice. If you notice yourself thinking, as you are…
  • Jun 29

    The problem with being clever

    The problem with being clever
    Being seen as clever by your fellow humans seems like a good thing. We like it when we say something clever and people notice. Feels good, right? So what’s the problem with being clever? It’s not at all obvious. When we bask…
  • Jun 22

    The Power of Subtlety

    The Power of Subtlety
    Many powerful forces that affect our lives are silent, invisible and slow moving. We easily notice a flash of light or a loud boom, but we don’t easily notice forces like gravity or radioactivity. The force of erosion by water is also…
Rank this Week: 176

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

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

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Procreation Question

    The Procreation Question
    When you talk to traditional marriage advocates, there is always the procreation question.  That is, allowing gays or lesbians to get married cannot lead to naturally conceived children.  If the only purpose of marriage in this…
  • Mar 27

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."
    Roger Simon argues that those among the gay/lesbian community who seek to get married are just as bourgeois as those middle class heterosexuals who want to get married.  These are people who are committed to what Simon…
  • Mar 26

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 175

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: 188

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

Life, law and the Internet - news, information and commentary from Rick Klau.

http://tins.rklau.com/
  • Aug 12

    Measure twice, cut once

    Measure twice, cut once
    Finally got a chance to try out writing on Medium, @ev's new platform for writing on the web. I loved the experience, and expect I'll use it some more in the months ahead to get out a few other posts I've been thinking about. I wrote…
  • May 14

    How Google sets Goals: OKR

    How Google sets Goals: OKR
    (cross-posted from the Google Ventures Startup Lab blog.) On the day Google’s acquisition of FeedBurner closed in 2007, it was also the first day of a new quarter at Google. My new manager at Google asked me to draft my OKRs for him to…
  • Mar 14

    Tips on renting an RV

    Tips on renting an RV
    Each year for the last four years, my wife and I have rented an RV and taken our kids to visit some of our national parks. In that time, we've logged nearly 6,000 miles and we've visited the Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce, Columbia River Gorge,…
Rank this Week: 304

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 305

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Rhetoric and Visualization In Brief Writing

    Rhetoric and Visualization In Brief Writing
    Michael D. Murray, Valparaiso University Law School,  has published Visual Rhetoric and Storytelling in Five Sections of a Brief. Here is the abstract.The rhetoric of visualization is critical to client-centered legal practice. …
  • Jul 22

    Mill and Porn

    Mill and Porn
    Clare McGlynn, Durham Law School, and Ian Ward, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, are publishing Would John Stuart Mill Have Regulated Pornography? in the Journal of Law and Society (2014). Here is the abstract.John Stuart Mill dominates…
  • Jul 21

    Call For Papers: Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law

    Call For Papers: Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law
    From Marco Wan, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong, comes this call for papers for the Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law.Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the LawCENTRE FOR COMPARATIVE AND PUBLIC LAWCall…
Rank this Week: 370

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Jul 22

    Is Tony Dungy a Coward and a Hypocrite?

    Is Tony Dungy a Coward and a Hypocrite?
    Former coach of the Indianapolis Colts turned NBC football analyst, Tony Dungy, seemingly surprised everyone when he recently said that he wouldn’t have drafted former University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam because Sam is…
  • Jul 22

    Tony Dungy is a Coward and a Hypocrite

    Tony Dungy is a Coward and a Hypocrite
    Former coach of the Indianapolis Colts turned NBC football analyst, Tony Dungy, seemingly surprised everyone when he recently said that he wouldn’t have drafted former University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam because Sam is…
  • Jul 18

    The Children are Coming! The Children are Coming!

    The Children are Coming! The Children are Coming!
    For the past couple of weeks we have been subjected to the sight of busloads of unaccompanied children who fled their Central American countries in order to seek shelter and safety in the United States, being “welcomed” to the…
Rank this Week: 390

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Jul 8

    Melissa Gira Grant: w4m – The End of the American Red Light District

    Melissa Gira Grant: w4m – The End of the American Red Light District
    The history of the American red light district is quite brief –- from railroad signal lights to hotel bathroom selfies -– and clouded in myth. Soon it may be lost. In this talk, Melissa Gira Grant — freelance journalist and…
  • Jul 8

    Melissa Gira Grant: w4m – The End of the American Red Light District [AUDIO]

    Melissa Gira Grant: w4m – The End of the American Red Light District [AUDIO]
    The history of the American red light district is quite brief –- from railroad signal lights to hotel bathroom selfies -– and clouded in myth. Soon it may be lost. In this talk, Melissa Gira Grant — freelance journalist and…
  • Jul 7

    Justin Reich on MOOCs and the Science of Learning [AUDIO]

    Justin Reich on MOOCs and the Science of Learning [AUDIO]
    Millions of learners on platforms like edX and Coursera are generating terabytes of data tracking their activity in real time. Online learning platforms capture extraordinarily detailed records of student behavior, and now the challenge for…
Rank this Week: 384

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jul 20

    Sorry, Melissa

    Sorry, Melissa
    I have a latecoming apology. 25 years ago this summer, when I interned at the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office during college, I was assigned to a project with Melissa, another intern. We...Sorry, Melissa © 2007-2014 by the…
  • Jul 19

    New Theme: Comment

    New Theme: Comment
    We're customizing a new theme. Feel free to add your constructive feedback, positive or negative, to the comments below! In case you're interested, the theme I'm tweaking is Hueman by Alexander Agnarson, and he has released it (in exchange…
  • Jul 18

    Culture Wars Are Fought with Memetic Bullet

    Culture Wars Are Fought with Memetic Bullet
    Culture Wars Are Fought with Memetic Bullets © 2007-2014 by the authors of Popehat. This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. Using this feed on any other site is a copyright violation. No scraping.Culture Wars Are Fought with…
Rank this Week: 476

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Aug 22

    Indiana Pipeline 8/22/13

    Indiana Pipeline 8/22/13
    This Thursday the sixth annual Indiana Companies to Watch awards will recognize the state’s successful second-stage companies that have a history of growth and are projected for future success. This year, 33 companies from 14 counties…
  • Aug 2

    Indiana Pipeline 8/2/13

    Indiana Pipeline 8/2/13
    Once in a blue moon, a shift in technology aligns with an event that attracts enough attention to mark the beginning of a new market demand for a product that, only a few years previously, no one would have imagined was even worth the…
  • Jul 11

    Indiana Pipeline 7/11/13

    Indiana Pipeline 7/11/13
    You probably already know that the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) does a fantastic job helping new start-ups turn great ideas into growing Hoosier businesses. What you might not realize is that the ISBDC is an incredible…
Rank this Week: 478

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Firm Central Gets Court Rules Calendaring

    Firm Central Gets Court Rules Calendaring
    Firm Central, the cloud-based practice-management platform from Thomson Reuters, now offers rules-based court calendaring through a new add-on module called Deadline Assistant. The feature calculates litigation dates and events based on the…
  • Jul 18

    WellSettled.com Mines Cases for Established Principle

    WellSettled.com Mines Cases for Established Principle
    How many times have you come across the phrase “It is well settled that …” or “It is well established that …” in a judicial opinion? What if someone collected all these instances and made them searchable?…
  • Jul 16

    Fastcase, Lexis Advance and Wolters Kluwer Are All Readying Major Platform Overhaul

    Fastcase, Lexis Advance and Wolters Kluwer Are All Readying Major Platform Overhaul
    The official theme of the American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting in San Antonio this week was “Beyond Boundaries.” But for three of the leading legal-research vendors in attendance there, the theme was “A…
Rank this Week: 533

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jul 18

    NO DERIVATIVE ACTION IN ST. MAARTEN

    NO DERIVATIVE ACTION IN ST. MAARTEN
    A claim based on tort is possible though St. Maarten law does not provide for a derivative action. According to Section 2:3 subsection 1 of the St. Maarten Civil Code, for the purposes of patrimonial law (i.e. the law of property, rights and…
  • Jul 15

    ARUBA, CURACAO AND ST. MAARTEN AND THEIR CIVIL LAW SYSTEMS

    ARUBA, CURACAO AND ST. MAARTEN AND THEIR CIVIL LAW SYSTEMS
    Abstract rules are the starting point Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten are autonomous parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Kingdom of the Netherlands is composed of four parts: (i) the Kingdom in Europe (popularly known as…
  • Jun 25

    I TURNED 50 TODAY!

    I TURNED 50 TODAY!
    Most stuff still works I am happy and still enjoy life. I will keep on working to make Curaçao a better place to live for all human beings irrespective of their color, culture, race, nationality, language, religion, belief, age or…
Rank this Week: 510

Blawg Review

Blawg Review

Reviews law blogs.

http://blawgreview.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 3

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review
    In January 2007, I received an e-mail message from Ed., the mysterious and pseudonymous editor of Blawg Review. By that point, I'd hosted a couple of Blawg Reviews and become a "sherpa", assisting Ed. and the guest hosts to source material…
  • Jul 2

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964
    Blawg Review #324 at the law blog of Texas attorney Paul Kennedy, The Defense Rests, marks this day in 1964 when Lyndon Baines Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ending segregation in the United States, a signature piece of…
  • Jun 3

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special
    From his duck blind on the banks of the Thames, Charon QC watched as Her Majesty's barge and a flotilla of a thousand lesser vessels paraded before an adoring public out in the rain to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's first sixty years.Quite…
Rank this Week: 503

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Jul 22

    Steps in Availing of Consumer Rights under the Philippine Lemon Law

    Steps in Availing of Consumer Rights under the Philippine Lemon Law
    We know a few things about Republic Act No. 10642, also known as the Philippine Lemon Law, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 22

    Q&A on the Philippine Lemon Law (Republic Act 10642)

    Q&A on the Philippine Lemon Law (Republic Act 10642)
    One of the newest Philippine laws is the Philippine Lemon Law (Republic Act 10642, full text),... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 17

    Raise the Fees for the Purchase of a Second Car

    Raise the Fees for the Purchase of a Second Car
    There’s a pending bill seeking to impose higher fees for anyone who buys a second car. By... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 655

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jul 15

    852 : RARE – After the Bastille was Stormed

    852 : RARE – After the Bastille was Stormed
    On July 14, 1789 French revolutionaries stormed the Bastille, a prison that served as a symbol of the unjust treatment of the French citizenry by the monarchy, thus sparking the French Revolution. King Louis XVI and his wife, Marie…
  • Jun 20

    852 RARE: Using Google Earth to Map the Collection

    852 RARE: Using Google Earth to Map the Collection
    We recently experimented with a new way to view our current Harvard Law School Library exhibit, Spanning the Centuries: Recent Acquisitions, 1579-1868. We used Google Earth to create a chronological tour of the exhibit, pinpointing the towns…
  • Jun 19

    CALI Unconference

    CALI Unconference
    We are currently hosting the 2014 CALI Conference for Law School Computing here at Harvard Law School.  Before the official conference started, several attendees met on Wednesday, 6/18, for an “Unconference.” The Unconference…
Rank this Week: 794

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Jul 11

    Burwell v. Hobby Lobby: Religion, Contraception, & Regulation

    Burwell v. Hobby Lobby: Religion, Contraception, & Regulation
    The Supreme Court's recent decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby invokes passionate debates and fiery discourse. At the spearhead of exchange are questions about reproductive, First Amendment, and healthcare rights. On this episode of Lawyer 2…
  • Jun 30

    Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants: Push and Pull Factors of Immigration

    Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants: Push and Pull Factors of Immigration
    Since 2009, the number of unaccompanied minors apprehended crossing the U.S. border has sharply increased. The journey for these children is long, expensive, and dangerous. What is the cause of this sudden influx of young immigrants? On this…
  • Jun 17

    Facial Recognition Technology: Security vs. Privacy Concern

    Facial Recognition Technology: Security vs. Privacy Concern
    Imagine a computer thousands of miles away recognizing you in a camera at an intersection. Furthermore, consider being tracked and monitored from your home to your place of work every day. Facial recognition technology makes this type of…
Rank this Week: 767

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • Mar 17

    Results of the 2013 Bar Examinations: Full List

    Results of the 2013 Bar Examinations: Full List
    Congratulations to the bar examinees who passed the 2013 bar examinations. Of the 5,292 bar examinees that took the bar exam in 2013, a total 1,174 (22.18%) made it. Here’s the full list of the 1,124 who, after complying with other…
  • Dec 23

    Christmas and New Year of Hope

    Christmas and New Year of Hope
    Wishing everyone a Christmas, and a New Year, full of hope. Copyright © 2013 Philippine e-Legal Forum. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this material in your news aggregator, the site you are…
  • Sep 18

    Primer on the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013

    Primer on the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013
    President Benigno Aquino III signed the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 on on 12 September 2013. The law (Republic Act No. 10627) is an act requiring schools to adopt policies to prevent and address all acts of bullying in their institutions.…
Rank this Week: 764

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jul 23

    Getting Your Fees Along the Way

    Getting Your Fees Along the Way
    Can’t wait until you win the case to get your attorney fees? Consider seeking an interim fee award based on your success along the way. Awarding interim fees (i.e., a fee award made before the case is completed) is an accepted procedure…
  • Jul 21

    Estate Planning Is Not Just for the Rich and Famou

    Estate Planning Is Not Just for the Rich and Famou
    The following is a guest blog post by April E. Frisby of Frisby Law. April is a lawyer in Orange County who practices business and securities transactional law, as well as estate planning. April is also an adjunct law professor at Whittier…
  • Jul 18

    Get Technical in Your Next Personal Injury Case

    Get Technical in Your Next Personal Injury Case
    Feeling out of your element by the technical aspects of your personal injury case? Get a technical experts on your team! Here’s how technical experts can help in common personal injury cases, such as slip and fall, car accident, and…
Rank this Week: 1087

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    There’s always more room in the clown car.

    There’s always more room in the clown car.
    John Lennon was right. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” Not long after I ate a couple of yellow nectarines yesterday afternoon, I got a robocall. It was from the big box store where I’d…
  • Jul 15

    If you can believe it, survey claims consumers use Yelp to find lawyers.

    If you can believe it, survey claims consumers use Yelp to find lawyers.
    Early Saturday morning I was catching up on my reading while listening to “Queen of Latin Music” Celia Cruz, lawyer-turned-salsero Rubén Blades and soulful Sam Smith’s – “In The Lonely Hour.” I like…
  • Jul 8

    Judge Richard Kopf and our unfiltered world.

    Judge Richard Kopf and our unfiltered world.
    Like Cher, Article III federal judges answer only to themselves and to God — assuming, that is, they aren’t atheists — otherwise they’re not answering to the Almighty either. Which leads me to question why given how…
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Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jul 22

    Who Can Afford To Go To Jail?

    Who Can Afford To Go To Jail?
    If you’re ticked off at all by the extra fees airlines have added the past few years, just be thankful you’re not a “passenger” caught up in the U.S. criminal justice system. I mean, you know, aside from the obvious…
  • Jul 21

    How to Attract – And Keep – Your Customer

    How to Attract – And Keep – Your Customer
    Customer retention is vital for any small business or start-up. Without it – your business will ultimately fail to prosper. With it – your potential for success is infinite. According to Harvard Business School, companies that…
  • Jul 16

    Can YOU Tell If A Lawyer Is Real?

    Can YOU Tell If A Lawyer Is Real?
    In this week’s annals, we have stories of people impersonating attorneys, and a real lawyer accusing himself of impersonating a lawyer. Yes, according to the ABA Journal, there is a recent surge in the number of folks pretending to be…
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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/
  • Jul 10

    Words & Phrases Now Available on WestlawNext

    Words & Phrases Now Available on WestlawNext
    We're pleased to see the return of Words & Phrases on WestlawNext. Words & Phrases is a West-published resource that allows researchers to locate judicial definitions of a particular phrase or word. For example, let's say you need to…
  • Jul 2

    Westlaw Classic is Gone

    Westlaw Classic is Gone
    Westlaw Classic, the "old" Westlaw interface, is no longer available on our campus. If you need help using WestlawNext, please ask a librarian!
  • Jul 1

    Zief’s “Patient Stone” Comment Book

    Zief’s “Patient Stone” Comment Book
    Did you know Zief has a suggestion / comment book called The Patient Stone? It is located in the student commons area by the open reserve material. The Patient Stone was a mythical stone to which people enumerated their sorrows...
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FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Jul 10

    Privacy Group Files a Complaint Against Facebook

    Privacy Group Files a Complaint Against Facebook
    From Law Technology News an article discussing the suit brought against Facebook by the Electronic Privacy Information Center. The case asserts that Facebook manipulated users feeds to see how the changes would affect their emotions. Read…
  • Jul 9

    Timestream

    Timestream
    Timestream is a productivity tool that helps you organize and collaborate. It's designed to streamline Investigations & visualize cases. Timestream allows for a fully interactive timeline. You can drag case evidence into Timestream and…
  • Jun 25

    Riley v. California

    Riley v. California
    The Supreme Court ruled to limit police searches of cell phones when someone is arrested. You can read the Opinion on the SCOTUSblog here. Posted by Jon Lutz
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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Mar 1

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi
    Low Testosterone Lawyers have filed the following Androgel lawsuit in Illinois: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOISEASTERN DIVISION______________________________Richard C. Kelly, Sr., : COMPLAINT AND DEMAND: FOR…
  • Feb 28

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live
    The past decade has seen a rise in lawsuits surrounding gender and sex identity issues. For example, in 2012, the news followed Jenna Talackova, a transgendered beauty queen, as she battled Donald Trump to gain eligibility to compete in the…
  • Jun 12

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing
    A number of lawsuits have arisen due to the complications caused by the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs).  It has been shown that with the increase in popularity of IUDs, there has been a notable rise of cases where…
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Law Religion Culture Review

Law Religion Culture Review

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

http://lawreligionculturereview.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 8

    Year in Review, 2013.

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

    Year in Review, 2012.

    Year in Review, 2012.
    Books Read (in no particular order)1. Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments... (2011) by William Ian Miller2. Inside Scientology (2011) by Janet Reitman3. The New New Rules (2011) by Bill Maher4. Here Comes Trouble (2011) by…
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2011.

    Year in Review, 2011.
    Books Read (in no particular order)1. Fate, Time and Language: An Essay on Free Will (2011) by David Foster Wallace.2. Forged: Writing in the Name of God--Why the Bible's Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are (2011) by Bart D. Ehrman.3.…
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The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
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Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    TEAR UP THE WILL—A LESSON REGARDING OLD WILLS

    TEAR UP THE WILL—A LESSON REGARDING OLD WILLS
    Stephen was brilliant.  He graduated top of his class—he married the prettiest girl in town—his children were all above average—and his business ventures always succeeded.  While Stephen truly lived well, he died…
  • Nov 1

    HOW TO PROBATE AN ESTATE AND ADMINISTER A TRUST

    HOW TO PROBATE AN ESTATE AND ADMINISTER A TRUST
    (SEVEN MUST-DO STEPS)             Probating an estate or trust is like working on an engine.  Each individual process is not complicated; however, the entire machine must work…
  • Sep 17

    NEW CHANGES TO SMALL ESTATES

    NEW CHANGES TO SMALL ESTATES
    I first published the article below on February 4, 2012.  Since that time there been a major change to the law on small estate affidavits.  Namely, the threshold for real property small estates is now less than $100,000.00 and…
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Al Nye The Lawyer Guy

Al Nye The Lawyer Guy

Thoughts and Observations from Al Nye.

http://www.alnyethelawyerguy.com/al_nye_the_lawyer_guy/
  • Jul 26

    I've Joined A Firm!

    I've Joined A Firm!
    Wondering why you haven't seen any posts lately? I've joined the law firm of Robinson, Kriger & McCallum. Come give their website a look: http://www.rkmlegal.com/info.php?sec=2&pid=49
  • Apr 29

    Do Your Divorce Right by Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy

    Do Your Divorce Right by Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy
    Do Your Divorce Right By Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy Tower Publishing $16.95 softcover, 377 pages, 978-0-9827955-3-8 (2011) This book should be required reading for all couples going through a contested divorce in Maine – it’s…
  • Apr 3

    Searsport Delighted To Have No New Busine

    Searsport Delighted To Have No New Busine
    As reported in the Portland Press Herald today, the town of Searsport appears delighted to reject a planned a 22 million-gallon liquid propane storage tank in town. This was going to be a $40 million terminal that I can only assume would…
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Underneath Their Robes

Underneath Their Robes

News, gossip, and colorful commentary about the federal judiciary.

http://underneaththeirrobes.blogs.com/main/
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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/
  • Jul 22

    Wishing students success on the bar exam

    Wishing students success on the bar exam
    The Bar Exam is upcoming. And with it comes heightened stress and potential for students, but also an odd chance for diverging interests between a small number of students and their law schools. Bar exam homonyms: high stakes; gateway,…
  • Jul 10

    Thirty-One Themes of Thought

    Thirty-One Themes of Thought
    “Thirty-One Themes of Thought” is the title I gave my fifth grade class poetry compilation.  What could this possibly have to do with best practices for law professors? This post, my first for this blog I have long admired, I…
  • Jul 8

    Writing about Teaching Literature

    Writing about Teaching Literature
    Originally posted on Teaching & Learning in Higher Ed.:by Laura L. Runge The MLA recently released its long-awaited report on Doctoral Study in Modern Languages and Literature. Among its recommendations, the report argues for greater…
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LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jul 22

    California’s Death Penalty Declared Unconstitutional by a Federal Judge

    California’s Death Penalty Declared Unconstitutional by a Federal Judge
    In a decision being described as “stunning” and “path-breaking,” U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney issued an order on July 16, 2014 declaring California’s death penalty system unconstitutional. Not…
  • Jul 18

    5 Reasons to Start a Food Truck Rather than a Restaurant

    5 Reasons to Start a Food Truck Rather than a Restaurant
    Starting a small business means conquering roadblocks: acquiring initial capital investments, finding a good location, purchasing overhead, hiring staff… Even the most ambitious entrepreneur may become frustrated when trying to start a…
  • Jul 16

    New York Legalizes Medical Marijuana (with Strings Attached)

    New York Legalizes Medical Marijuana (with Strings Attached)
    New York became the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana when Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act (CCA) into law. In 2015, New Yorkers who suffer from cancer, AIDs, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis,…
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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/
  • Jul 22

    Thoughts on Finding Defense Experts: A Bad Expert Can Guarantee Failure….and so on

    Thoughts on Finding Defense Experts: A Bad Expert Can Guarantee Failure….and so on
    ” … Do as adversaries do in law, strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.” Shakespeare; The Taming of the Shrew, act 1, scene 2. It’s my pleasure to bring Jon Stowell’s counsel on selecting defense experts…
  • Jul 15

    Ten Reasons to Use Supplemental Jury Questionnaire

    Ten Reasons to Use Supplemental Jury Questionnaire
    I want to welcome Law Tips participant, Inese A. Neiders, Ph.D, J.D., jury consultant from Columbus, Ohio. She assists lawyers in trial preparation, jury selection and trial presentation. It’s a pleasure to be sharing Dr. Neiders…
  • Jun 24

    Divorce Law v. Estate Law: What Divorce Lawyers Can Do To Protect Clients’ Estate Right

    Divorce Law v. Estate Law: What Divorce Lawyers Can Do To Protect Clients’ Estate Right
    Welcome back to Law Tips. I hope you took advantage of the insights Kent Jeffirs, shared a few weeks back, to kick off this two-part segment on the issues that can arise when one party dies before the final dissolution decree is entered.…
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Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

http://www.legalbite.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Tenants Vs. Landlord

    Tenants Vs. Landlord
     A new survey conducted by Ocean Finance reveals that half of those who rent privately have been ‘ripped off’ by either their landlord or letting agent.  The poll conducted from 2,000 UK adults shows a high level of…
  • Jul 8

    Working hours get more flexible!

    Working hours get more flexible!
    A change in the law has now allowed all employees to request flexible working hours. This right was previously only reserved for carers and those caring for children. This change should now see an estimated 20 million people with the right to…
  • Jun 23

    Are we about to see flight delay claims soar?

    Are we about to see flight delay claims soar?
    Flight Delays ClaimsWith a recent court case ruling in the favour of a passenger who was delayed for 27 hours has been awarded £526 in compensation. The passenger in question is Ronald Huzar who was travelling from Malaga to …
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Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Jul 18

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: RONALD HAVEN

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: RONALD HAVEN
    Ronald Haven has practiced law for over 35 years and has a wealth of experience with a wide array of personal injury cases. Haven has a unique understanding of insurance[...]The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: RONALD HAVEN appeared first on Legal…
  • Jul 2

    Crime Map of the U.S.A. – 2013

    Crime Map of the U.S.A. – 2013
    The post Crime Map of the U.S.A. – 2013 appeared first on Legal News & Information.
  • Jun 19

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: TRAVIS MAYOR

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: TRAVIS MAYOR
    Travis Mayor is a personal injury lawyer based in Tigard, Oregon. He established his own firm, Mayor Law, in 2013 after a successful career working as an attorney from 2005-2013.[...]The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: TRAVIS MAYOR appeared first on…
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The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Jul 12

    If you could make just one hire to grow your business, who would it be?

    If you could make just one hire to grow your business, who would it be?
    If you could make just one hire to grow your business, who would it be? I don’t know about you, but for my money, I’d take a Rainmaker. Every time. A Rainmaker gets you clients. He gets you better clients, bigger clients, and…
  • Jun 24

    Employee Training: When Is It Compensable Time Worked?

    Employee Training: When Is It Compensable Time Worked?
    Training—employers require it for all sorts of reasons. In many cases, training can be a legal requirement. Take workplace harassment training, for instance. The tradeoff here is reciprocal: Employees who engage in legally-mandated…
  • Jun 8

    Twitter for Business Owners Who Don’t Get Twitter

    Twitter for Business Owners Who Don’t Get Twitter
    In the words of the late Notorious B.I.G, “I can’t make you want it.” I know you don’t like Twitter– and I’m not going to waste my time convincing you it’s a good use of yours. It might not be,…
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Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 7

    Prezi instead of PowerPoint?

    Prezi instead of PowerPoint?
    Prezi is a cloud-based presentation platform. Unlike slides, Prezi’s open, zoom-able canvas lets you show relationships between the big picture and fine details, putting your ideas in context. Here are some lawschool-related…
  • Jul 2

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype
    Law school classes are over and students can study together for the Bar exam or stay in touch with their bar mentor using Skype group video calls. Now that Skype group video calling is available to everyone, free of…
  • Jul 2

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype
    Law school classes are over and students can study together for the Bar exam or stay in touch with their bar mentor using Skype group video calls. Now that Skype group video calling is available to everyone, free of…
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