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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: 7

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 29

    California governor signs bill clarifying felons' right to vote

    California governor signs bill clarifying felons' right to vote
    California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed [press update] legislation [AB 2466 fact sheet, PDF] clarifying felons’ voting rights. The law now clarifies that those sentenced under the third category of Criminal Justice…
  • Sep 29

    Pennsylvania top court allows defendants to sue over inadequate public defender funding

    Pennsylvania top court allows defendants to sue over inadequate public defender funding
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Wednesday that indigent defendants may sue counties to ensure that public defenders’ offices are more adequately funded. The case presented the issue of:…
  • Sep 29

    India top court lets marine stay in Italy pending arbitration decision

    India top court lets marine stay in Italy pending arbitration decision
    [JURIST] The Supreme Court of India [official website] ruled Wednesday that an Italian marine under investigation for murdering two Indian fishermen may stay in Italy pending a determination of where jurisdiction lies in the matter. Salvatore…
Rank this Week: 10

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 29

    “Woman Stuck by Needle in Target Parking Lot Awarded $4.6M”

    “Woman Stuck by Needle in Target Parking Lot Awarded $4.6M”
    Mrs. Garrison’s suit, in Anderson County, S.C., says she was in a Target store parking lot “when her daughter picked up a hypodermic needle. Garrison swatted it out of her hand and was stuck in her own palm. Garrison was bedridden…
  • Sep 29

    “I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone”: Obama’s regulatory rush

    “I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone”: Obama’s regulatory rush
    An unprecedented volume of rulemaking by the Obama administration, at a pace of one major rule every three days, will soon be followed by an even more intense binge of the “midnight” regulation seen at the end of many presidential…
  • Sep 28

    September 28 roundup

    September 28 roundup
    Today at Cato, Josh Blackman discusses his new book Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power with comments from Washington Post Supreme Court reporter Robert Barnes and Philip Klein of the Washington Examiner, Ilya Shapiro…
Rank this Week: 30

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 29

    Politico – Secret Plan to Protect America’s Founding Documents During WWII

    Politico – Secret Plan to Protect America’s Founding Documents During WWII
    After Pearl Harbor, a fearful Library of Congress secretly stashed the crown jewels of U.S. history for safekeeping. This was the rescue plan. By Stephen Puleo. September 25, 2016.
  • Sep 29

    Report – Families Caring for an Aging America

    Report – Families Caring for an Aging America
    National Academies: “At least 17.7 million individuals in the United States are providing care and support to an older parent, spouse, friend, or neighbor who needs help because of a limitation in their physical, mental, or cognitive…
  • Sep 29

    Report – Advancing women’s equality in the United Kingdom

    Report – Advancing women’s equality in the United Kingdom
    “Moving toward gender equality is not only a moral and social issue; it is also important to future economic growth in the United Kingdom. A new report from the McKinsey Global Institute,The power of parity: Advancing…
Rank this Week: 37

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 29

    Cecil Co. jury awards $1.1M after misread scan, unnecessary surgery

    Cecil Co. jury awards $1.1M after misread scan, unnecessary surgery
    A Cecil County jury has awarded $1.1 million to a Port Deposit man who suffered complications following an unnecessary, invasive surgery, leaving him with chronic pain and unable to work. The award, announced Friday, includes $750,000 for…
  • Sep 29

    TIMOTHY LEE MERCER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    TIMOTHY LEE MERCER v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Traffic stop This is an appeal from Timothy Lee Mercer’s 2015 conviction, in the Circuit Court for Howard County, for driving while under the influence of alcohol. He…
  • Sep 29

    LARIN GRIFFIN v. FRANK BISHOP, WARDEN

    LARIN GRIFFIN v. FRANK BISHOP, WARDEN
    Civil litigation — Writ of habeas corpus — Deprivation of good-conduct credits On September 29, 2015, Larin Griffin, appellant, filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus in the Circuit Court for Allegany County. Appellant…
Rank this Week: 39

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: 45

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Sep 29

    Three Wounded in Elementary School Shooting, Suspect in Custody

    Three Wounded in Elementary School Shooting, Suspect in Custody
    On Wednesday, September 28, a 14-year-old South Carolina boy went to Townville Elementary School and opened fire, wounding two young boys and a teacher before being subdued by a volunteer firefighter until police arrived. One of the boys…
  • Sep 29

    You’re Fired: Trump Encouraged Terminations of ‘Unattractive’ Female Worker

    You’re Fired: Trump Encouraged Terminations of ‘Unattractive’ Female Worker
    In what I’m sure comes as a surprise to no one, Donald Trump allegedly pushed his workers to fire any female employees he found unattractive and replace them with “pretty ones” at the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho…
  • Sep 29

    Is it time for a Universal Basic Income?

    Is it time for a Universal Basic Income?
    It’s no secret that work has been going away. Depending upon your perspective, this is something to longingly anticipate, or for most of us, to fear. Those who look forward to the glorious future of hamburger kiosks and self-driving…
Rank this Week: 103

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 21

    Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?

    Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post When most people are stopped by the police and given a ticket, or are caught on camera and receive a notice in the post, the majority pay the fine and take the…
  • Jul 25

    Fairlinch campsite in Braunton, North Devon is now open!

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

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol

    Why You Should Talk to Your Teenager about Alcohol
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Young children listen to their parents  While younger children admire their parents and listen to everything you tell them, teenagers are moving towards…
Rank this Week: 199

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jul 9

    Unpleasant truth

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

    The origins of psychological mass manipulation

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

    Fame is probably not good for your health

    Fame is probably not good for your health
    Mainstream media doesn’t help us understand what it’s like to be famous. Some famous people are thoughtful, but which ones? It’s hard to figure out just by watching TV. But podcast interviews like the one Tim Ferriss…
Rank this Week: 147

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    An Early Review of the New Legal Drama "Conviction"

    An Early Review of the New Legal Drama "Conviction"
    Tim Goodman reviews the new ABC legal drama Conviction for The Hollywood Reporter. For him  this law procedural is derivative and repetitive. So, he finds it a trial. It lacks appeal. He judges it deficient. In brief, he dislikes it. Oh,…
  • Sep 28

    Bandes @BandesSusan on What Executioners Can and Cannot Teach Us About the Death Penalty

    Bandes @BandesSusan on What Executioners Can and Cannot Teach Us About the Death Penalty
    Susan A. Bandes, DePaul University College of Law, is publishing What Executioners Can -- And Cannot -- Teach Us About the Death Penalty in volume 35 of Criminal Justice Ethics (2016). Here is the abstract. Executioners and others who come…
  • Sep 28

    Edwards on The Humanities in the Law School Curriculum

    Edwards on The Humanities in the Law School Curriculum
    Linda H. Edwards, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Law, is publishing The Humanities in the Law School Curriculum: Courtship and Consummation in volume 21 of the Wake Forest Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. Today the…
Rank this Week: 265

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Sep 21

    Attorney Spotlight: Remembering Waldo De Castroverde

    Attorney Spotlight: Remembering Waldo De Castroverde
    As the two-year anniversary of Waldo De Castroverde’s passing approaches, we remember him for more than just his legal success. His legacy portrays a fighter who stood up for his[...] The post Attorney Spotlight: Remembering Waldo De…
  • Jun 1

    Attorney Spotlight: Deepti Asthana

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

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LLOYD LONG

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LLOYD LONG
    Lloyd Long is an accomplished Pennsylvania criminal appeals lawyer, advocate for the accused and convicted, and partner at Krasner & Long, LLC, one of Philadelphia’s premier criminal defense law firms. At[...] The post ATTORNEY…
Rank this Week: 296

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Sep 16

    [DWD] Hoosier Hot 50: Job of the Month

    [DWD] Hoosier Hot 50: Job of the Month
    Each month, this newsletter will highlight one of the Hoosier Hot 50 (HH50) jobs. HH50 is a listing of the fastest growing, high-wage  jobs of tomorrow. The list’s ranking is based on expected demand and wages in 2022 for the state…
  • Sep 16

    [DWD] Employability Skills: The Baseline for Success in all Occupation

    [DWD] Employability Skills: The Baseline for Success in all Occupation
    By Amy Marsh, DWD Associate Chief Operating Officer for Business IntelligenceIn addition to academic and technical skill attainment, employers have long sought high-quality “soft skills” in their new and incumbent employees. The…
  • Sep 16

    [DWD] DWD Providing Up to $11 Million for Regional Workforce Collaboration

    [DWD] DWD Providing Up to $11 Million for Regional Workforce Collaboration
    INDIANAPOLIS (March 31, 2016) – In a sustained effort to meet an estimated one million jobs to fill by 2025, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) opened the second grant cycle for Skill UP Indiana!  The grant…
Rank this Week: 307

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix
    I will wager that most of you don’t have a lot of time to keep up with the latest tech gadgets, apps, sites, and services. While I probably don’t have a lot of time for that either, I have come to recognize my tech addiction for…
  • Apr 8

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot
    From the looks of it, this is my first official blog post in over 6 months, and only the second post in more than a year. From the days when I used to track law bloggers, I definitely qualify as an “inactive.” I’ve been…
  • Sep 14

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look
    If you happened to be sleeping or otherwise absent last week, you may have missed that Apple announced a few products. Being an iPad fan, I was of course interested to see the much-rumored announcement of the iPad Pro, a much larger tablet…
Rank this Week: 228

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/
  • Oct 5

    My unconsciously biased address book

    My unconsciously biased address book
    The 20% problemEarlier this year, I cleaned up my contacts and became interested in what the gender split would look like for my address book. Not only was it no better than my Twitter experiment from last year, the numbers were exactly the…
  • Oct 1

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network
    A month or so ago, I got to wondering whether there was any way to determine the gender of my LinkedIn network. Surprisingly, LinkedIn doesn't even ask for gender on sign-up, so I couldn't just pull the info directly from LinkedIn. And I…
  • Dec 4

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo
    A couple years ago, I wrote about my first serious attempt to organize my family’s photos. 50,000 digital photos spanning more than a decade — scattered across multiple computers, phones, cameras, and hard drives. It…
Rank this Week: 233

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

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

    Trump Disagrees with Ramani Having Constitutional Right

    Trump Disagrees with Ramani Having Constitutional Right
    Donald Trump has added the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States to his ever-growing list of laws that he wants to either change or ax if he becomes president. This time, Mr. Trump is focused on the fact that the man who is…
  • Sep 28

    What Employees Ought to Know About Dreadlocks in the Workplace

    What Employees Ought to Know About Dreadlocks in the Workplace
    On September 16, 2016, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that prohibiting an employee from wearing his or her hair in dreadlocks is not racial discrimination.  Historically, courts have found in favor of employers on this issue.…
  • Sep 27

    Equal Parenting Time: Beneficial or Harmful?

    Equal Parenting Time: Beneficial or Harmful?
    There are times when children have to endure divorce and separation proceedings. The real battle though is about child custody and who should have parental control. Divorce rates have nearly tripled in the last decade or so and child custody…
Rank this Week: 350

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday September 29, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 29, 2016 at 6:18am PDTIn Ontario, you may complete a Power of Attorney…
  • Sep 28

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday September 28, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 28, 2016 at 6:27am PDTOntario’s Family Law Act (FLA) governs the…
  • Sep 27

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday September 27, 2016. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 27, 2016 at 6:30am PDTCan an employer lawfully terminate an exceptional…
Rank this Week: 493

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Tamanaha on How History Bears on Jursiprudence

    Tamanaha on How History Bears on Jursiprudence
    Brian Z. Tamanaha, Washington University in Saint Louis School of Law, has posted How History Bears on Jurisprudence, which is forthcoming in Law in Theory and Jurisprudence, ed. Maks Del Mar and Michael Lobban (Oxford: Hart Publishing,…
  • Sep 28

    Dorsett, McLaren and friends on the British Empire

    Dorsett, McLaren and friends on the British Empire
    We missed this important collection when it came out with Routledge in 2014: Legal Histories of the British Empire: Laws,engagements and legacies, edited by Shaunnagh Dorsett (University of Technology, Sydney) and John McLaren (University of…
  • Sep 28

    UVA Legal History Workshop

    UVA Legal History Workshop
    Our friends at the University of Virginia Law School have sent us the schedule for 2016-17 for UVA’s legal history workshop:Fall 2016October 24     Tim Lovelace, Indiana UniversityNovember 14  Daniel Hulsebosch,…
Rank this Week: 413

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jan 14

    Netflix, Voi Siete Stronzi

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

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

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

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On
    It’s been just over a year since the Charlie Hebdo murders, and I thought it was time to do a little more than simply defy, although I do love that that was Ken’s way of commemorating the date. On January 7, 2015, a group of…
Rank this Week: 346

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: 498

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 28

    7 Grounds for Objecting During Voir Dire

    7 Grounds for Objecting During Voir Dire
    Once the jury panel has been sworn, prospective jurors are selected at random, seated in the jury box, and questioned. Counsel may conduct a “liberal and probing examination” that’s calculated to discover juror bias or…
  • Sep 26

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement
    Millennials appear to be less likely to marry and more likely to live together. As the Huffington Post explains, “[c]ouples are now more apt to consider cohabitation as their next stage in their relationships before they begin to…
  • Sep 23

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively

    6 Ways to Multitask More Effectively
    Many lawyers believe that their productivity gets a boost when they multitask. Sadly, it may be just the opposite. But because multitasking isn’t going away anytime soon, lawyers can learn ways to break bad habits and multitask more…
Rank this Week: 966

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/
  • Sep 26

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story
    Arnold Palmer, one of the iconic figures of our time, died on Sunday at the age of 87. Palmer’s story is truly remarkable. Charismatic and dashing, Arnie burst on to the national scene in the mid-1950’s just as the age ……
  • Jan 27

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?
    Really? This is what over a decade of Astrodome redevelopment plans have come to? The Astrogarage? That’s not exactly the stuff of grand legacies. So, here is my unsolicited advice for County leaders. Rather than continuing to waste…
  • Jan 7

    A Day in the Life of a Texas Neurosurgeon

    A Day in the Life of a Texas Neurosurgeon
Rank this Week: 686

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/
  • Sep 16

    Legal Issues Facing Our Veteran

    Legal Issues Facing Our Veteran
    After our veterans return from combat or active duty, they can face a host of legal issues upon returning to the reality of home. From homelessness stemming from evictions and foreclosures to child custody disputes to problems with benefits,…
  • Sep 2

    Law Enforcement and the Use of Robot

    Law Enforcement and the Use of Robot
    In July, a sniper, later identified as Micah Xavier Johnson, opened fire at a march against fatal police shootings, held in downtown Dallas, Texas, killing 5 police officers and wounding many others. After a 45 minute gun battle and hours of…
  • Aug 17

    Inside “Making a Murderer” and the Steven Avery Trial

    Inside “Making a Murderer” and the Steven Avery Trial
    Update: Brendan Dassey, nephew to Steven Avery, the primary defendant from the "Making a Murderer" series on Netflix had his conviction for murder, rape, and mutilation of a corpse overturned by U.S. Magistrate Judge William E. Duffin of the…
Rank this Week: 1062

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 733

Bag and Baggage

Bag and Baggage

Features musings on legal issues. By Denise Howell.

http://www.bagandbaggage.com/
  • Aug 26

    Moved On

    Moved On
    Bag and Baggage was fun while it lasted! But that was only until Jan. 2013. If you're looking for Denise Howell please visit denisehowell.info.
  • Jan 28

    Changing Tech, Changing Law School

    Changing Tech, Changing Law School
    I'll be speaking Thursday at the 2013 Chapman Law Review Symposium on how law school (and particularly IP law) curriculum should change to keep pace with technology.  Our moderator is the brilliant John Tehranian (TWiL fans will remember…
  • Apr 16

    Colombia, Day 2: Off The Map

    Colombia, Day 2: Off The Map
    Looking up at the verdant walls of the huge bowl that is Medellín, and hearing the birds squawk "Chicharrón!" at us from the hotel garden, on our second morning in Medellín I felt like we'd already arrived in the jungle.  By nightfall…
Rank this Week: 962

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • May 2

    2015 Bar Exam Results, Top 10 and Full List

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

    Gender Reassignment Voids a Marriage?

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

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

    PNoy Made a Mistake in Vetoing the P2,000 SSS Monthly Pension Increase?
    Congress passed a bill proposing an increase in the monthly Social Security System (SSS) pension by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 867

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: 577

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: 745

Nolo Presents The Law in Plain…

Nolo Presents The Law in Plain English

Nolo.com's Podcast topics include estate planning, wills, trusts, divorces, contracts, hiring a lawyer, copyrights, trademarks, patents, personal injury, bankruptcy and more.

http://www.nolocast.com
Rank this Week: 1087

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/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Sep 29

    State of the Law Center

    State of the Law Center
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  • Sep 28

    Hart Lecture

    Hart Lecture
    http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV6u-fSinxcxvjMPZj9GG5g/live
Rank this Week: 2405

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Sep 29

    Happy National Coffee Day!

    Happy National Coffee Day!
    Happy National Coffee Day! HLS students, did you know you can get free coffee in the Library? Visit the kitchenette at the north end of the Reading Room–that’s the end with the Caspersen Room–after 9pm on weekdays…
  • Sep 28

    LLM Short Paper Research Session

    LLM Short Paper Research Session
    Arbitration/ADR Friday, Sep. 30th, 12-1pm Areeda 524 In this class, we’ll discuss research resources for your LLM short paper related to arbitration, mediation, negotiation, and more.   Cyberlaw/Law & Technology/Internet…
  • Sep 21

    Of Elks, Magicians, and Stone Cutter

    Of Elks, Magicians, and Stone Cutter
    Alexis de Tocqueville famously wrote that “Americans of all ages, all stations of life and all types of disposition are forever forming associations …” and a little known but intriguing collection here in Historical &…
Rank this Week: 1639

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    [Sponsored] ATL Academy For Private Practice 2016: Register Now!

    [Sponsored] ATL Academy For Private Practice 2016: Register Now!
    Just one month from today, on October 28th, 2016, Above the Law will host its second annual Academy for Private Practice (“APP”), a full-day conference offering practical solutions and expert insight on meeting the challenges of…
  • Sep 28

    The Latest Additions To My List of Legal Startup

    The Latest Additions To My List of Legal Startup
    Here are eight additions to my list of legal startups. Send additions and updates to ambrogi-at-gmail.com. To read more about this list and why I created it, see this post.   Company Description Country Authentic8 Silo Protect against…
  • Sep 28

    Challenge to PACER Fees Survives Motion To Dismi

    Challenge to PACER Fees Survives Motion To Dismi
    A lawsuit claiming that the federal courts’ PACER system routinely overcharges for document downloads has survived the government’s motion to dismiss. In a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Bryndon Fisher of Seattle…
Rank this Week: 2455

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

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

    Rocket Lawyer Reads: Content Marketing for Lawyer

    Rocket Lawyer Reads: Content Marketing for Lawyer
    The way people communicate with one another continues to go through changes. We expect immediate results and speed from the internet, social media and Smartphones. With all this knowledge made […]The post Rocket Lawyer Reads: Content…
  • Sep 26

    Gearing up for the Presidential Debate

    Gearing up for the Presidential Debate
    Almost 60 years after the first televised presidential debate, things have changed, and this event has been a conversation topic, pop culture reference and history has been made. We explored this topic and some tips to watch the debate…
  • Sep 22

    7 business lessons we learned from The Blacklist

    7 business lessons we learned from The Blacklist
    Primetime T.V. Shows are back, and The Blacklist is one of our favorites. To celebrate the beginning of a new season, we shared Red Reddington's business lessons we've learned.The post 7 business lessons we learned from The Blacklist appeared…
Rank this Week: 2574

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
  • Sep 27

    Book Review of “Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present,” by Michael B. Oren

    Book Review of “Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present,” by Michael B. Oren
    This is a tremendously entertaining and well-written history of America’s relations with the Middle East from the beginning of our country to the present day. Oren organizes his study around three motifs: power (the pursuit of American…
  • Sep 25

    Top 100 American Speeches of the 20th Century

    Top 100 American Speeches of the 20th Century
    Compiled by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Texas A & M University, this list reflects the opinions of 137 leading scholars of American public address. The top ten are shown below. You can see the whole list here.…
  • Sep 23

    September 23, 1800 – Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Rush: “We Are To Be Pitied”

    September 23, 1800 – Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Rush: “We Are To Be Pitied”
    Gabriel, born in 1776, was a slave owned by Thomas Henry Prosser, who had a tobacco plantation in Virginia. Prosser was reputed to be a cruel master, but he did hire out some of his skilled slaves to other masters in and around Richmond,…
Rank this Week: 1683

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/
  • Sep 25

    Let Me Introduce Myself

    Let Me Introduce Myself
    My name is John Lande and I just became a blogger with BPLE.  I want to tell you about my background and interests and the kinds of things I expect to write about in this blog.  This post also includes links to some resources you…
  • Sep 16

    Looking Beyond the Trends: Whose Our Curriculum Really For?

    Looking Beyond the Trends: Whose Our Curriculum Really For?
    Just catching up on my summer reading and I came across a short piece titled, “My Best Marketing Advice for Lawyers,” by John H. Fisher, Esq.  In the article, Attorney Fisher responds to an inquiry for his best marketing…
  • Sep 9

    Expanding the Curriculum to Build Better Lawyer

    Expanding the Curriculum to Build Better Lawyer
    Just finished reading a fascinating piece in the Journal of Legal Education by Pamela Bucy Pierson, Bainbridge Mims Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law.  Her article, Economics, EQ, and Finance: The Next Frontier…
Rank this Week: 4678

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Sep 20

    CURACAO AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF U.S. JUDGMENTS

    CURACAO AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF U.S. JUDGMENTS
    Recognition and enforceability In the absence of an applicable treaty between foreign countries (for example the U.S.) and Curacao, a judgment (in a civil matter) rendered by a U.S. court will not be enforced by the courts of Curacao. The…
  • Sep 7

    ELEKSHON DI STATEN KÒRSOU 2016

    ELEKSHON DI STATEN KÒRSOU 2016
    Read the rest » The post ELEKSHON DI STATEN KÒRSOU 2016 appeared first on Karel's Legal Blog.
  • Sep 7

    STATENVERKIEZINGEN CURAÇAO 2016

    STATENVERKIEZINGEN CURAÇAO 2016
    Read the rest » The post STATENVERKIEZINGEN CURAÇAO 2016 appeared first on Karel's Legal Blog.
Rank this Week: 2469

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Sep 15

    New Motion Filters on Ravel Law

    New Motion Filters on Ravel Law
    Ravel recently introduced a new feature that allows users to filter search results by motion type. Now, you can search for cases and get results including only decisions on a particular type of motion – for example, a motion for...
  • Sep 6

    HeinOnline's Resources for Law School Student

    HeinOnline's Resources for Law School Student
    OneLs are just becoming familiar with Lexis and Westlaw, but there's another important database out there, especially if you take a research assistant position or law review editorial position -- HeinOnline. It's one of the largest…
  • Sep 2

    Pew Research Study on American Reading Habit

    Pew Research Study on American Reading Habit
    Librarians think about readers' format preferences (print, ebook, audiobook) a lot. We want to be sure that the library materials we purchase are in a format that works for our patrons. The latest Pew Research Center survey of Americans'…
Rank this Week: 2358

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Sep 13

    Are You Entitled to Surplus Monies in Foreclosure?

    Are You Entitled to Surplus Monies in Foreclosure?
    Each year, the city sells the properties of owners who are delinquent on their taxes and utility fees at its in-rem auction. At these auctions there are often intense bidding wars. These bidding wars result in the sale price being driven way…
  • Sep 1

    Quick Facts Abouy Compulsory Arbitration

    Quick Facts Abouy Compulsory Arbitration
    Millions of consumers in the United States alone have signed credit card, mobile phone, car rental and other agreements without realizing that they contain compulsory arbitration provisions. Little does the average consumer know that by…
  • Aug 22

    Divorce Q & A

    Divorce Q & A
    Here are some of the most common questions we receive at initial consultation.
Rank this Week: 4793

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Aug 23

    The easiest money to spend is still somebody else’s.

    The easiest money to spend is still somebody else’s.
    On Sunday, the local paper ran a front page story about how $4.6M in charitable contributions was spent. It was only news because of the way some of that money was distributed to the beneficiaries. In the aftermath of the sixth-largest loss…
  • Aug 21

    Nonlawyers still unwelcome in the lawyer temple.

    Nonlawyers still unwelcome in the lawyer temple.
    I recently attended a seminar where a lawyer-lobbyist opined that non-lawyers should not be lobbyists. Influence peddling, it seems, should be the sole province of lawyers. Not that much explanation was given. Perhaps none was needed. After…
  • Jul 24

    Lessons in ‘courtly manners.’

    Lessons in ‘courtly manners.’
    “They should go get back on a ship and go back to Africa” a Florida judge allegedly observed about African-Americans to a Staff Attorney. She was reporting on the status of an order at the time. The upshot is the Hon. Mark Hulsey…
Rank this Week: 4123

@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 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…
  • Apr 23

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ

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

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part III For more than a year, I have been attempting to get answers in the wake of a police-involved shooting in my neighborhood that resulted in the death of a young black man standing unarmed in his kitchen. For…
Rank this Week: 2145

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

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

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Artifacts of wealth: patterns in the evolution of collectibles and money

    Artifacts of wealth: patterns in the evolution of collectibles and money
    IntroductionThis is the first of at least two posts on the evolution of collectibles and money.  The goal is to explore the evolutionary and economic functions of the “ornamental” or “ceremonial” objects that are…
  • Mar 7

    The trouble with book

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

    Two Malthusian scare

    Two Malthusian scare
    Carter lectures the U.S. on energy, 1978In 1798. the Reverend Thomas Malthus wrote his influential essay on population, arguing that population grows exponentially while the supply of food, energy, and other commodities only grows…
Rank this Week: 1170

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Jul 6

    Remember Me

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

    LII Caption Contest

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

    Sylvia – CALI Conference Field Report

    Sylvia – CALI Conference Field Report
    I just got back from the 2016 CALI conference at the Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. This report of my time there is by no means an exhaustive or even chronological record of the conference. It’s more of a…
Rank this Week: 1298

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Jul 5

    Brexit for lawyer

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

    Never mind the quantity

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

    Writing out loud

    Writing out loud
    My latest post for Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. Image: By Amy Gahran on Flickr.
Rank this Week: 2412

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 2403

May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

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

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/journal.asp
  • May 3

    Different Rx Needed for Third Leading Cause of Death: Medical Error

    Different Rx Needed for Third Leading Cause of Death: Medical Error
    That's right: unless you're having a heart attack or suffering from cancer, you may be better off not seeking medical care.  According to the Washington Post, the medical industry itself is the third leading cause of death.  In…
  • Apr 15

    Will the Federal Consumer Protection Bureau and the State Bar Ensure Recovered Funds Go to Defrauded Homeowners?

    Will the Federal Consumer Protection Bureau and the State Bar Ensure Recovered Funds Go to Defrauded Homeowners?
    The California State Bar has warned attorneys for a long time:  don't handle homeowner mortgage foreclosures.  In fact, those warnings started in 1978 after our state Legislature. The warnings started in earnest in 2008-2009…
  • Apr 5

    Must California Businesses Provide Seats For Employees?

    Must California Businesses Provide Seats For Employees?
    Cubicle workers can't imagine standing all day long at their job, but many bank tellers, shelf stockers, assembly line workers and a host of other employees do. Apparently, howver, some of those employees are tired of standing. Workers from…
Rank this Week: 2262

ICLEF Law Tips

ICLEF Law Tips

Covers legal information on a wide variety of timely topics. By the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum

http://iclef.org/category/blog/law-tips/
Rank this Week: 3849