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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: 3

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 30

    UK court says Libyan can sue over rendition

    UK court says Libyan can sue over rendition
    [JURIST] A British court ruled [judgment, PDF] Thursday that a former Libyan military commander can sue the British government for its alleged role in his detention and rendition. In 2004, Abdel Hakim Belhaj and his wife were arrested in…
  • Oct 30

    UN SG praises campaign to end female genital mutilation

    UN SG praises campaign to end female genital mutilation
    [JURIST] UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [official website] on Thursday praised [speech text] the launch of a global media campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM) [WHO backgrounder] stating that "[e]nding FGM is part of the UN's…
  • Oct 30

    Spain state advisor supports move to block Catalonia independence vote

    Spain state advisor supports move to block Catalonia independence vote
    [JURIST] The Spanish state adviser on Thursday announced support for a veto of a watered-down Catalan vote on independence planned for November 9, making it likely that the Spanish government will attempt to have the Catalan "consultation of…
Rank this Week: 8

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Oct 30

    Prosecutors Badly Botched Grenade Case, Says Justice Department Watchdog

    Prosecutors Badly Botched Grenade Case, Says Justice Department Watchdog
    Federal prosecutors and agents put lives at risk by allowing a suspected arms smuggler to sneak thousands of grenade components across the Mexican border into the hands of drug cartel members, according to a new report by the Justice…
  • Oct 30

    Judge Lets ‘Clawback’ Suits Against Ex-Dewey Partners Move Ahead

    Judge Lets ‘Clawback’ Suits Against Ex-Dewey Partners Move Ahead
    A bankruptcy judge refused this week to dismiss lawsuits against seven former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP partners seeking nearly $16 million for the defunct law firm's creditors, ruling that under New York state law, any money the partners were…
  • Oct 30

    Regulator Accuses Gerber of Misleading Parents About Baby Formula

    Regulator Accuses Gerber of Misleading Parents About Baby Formula
    The federal government is accusing the country's biggest baby-food maker of deceiving parents about the potential health benefits of one of its formula products.
Rank this Week: 13

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 29

    New GAO Reports – Chemical Assessments, USDA Contracting

    New GAO Reports – Chemical Assessments, USDA Contracting
    CHEMICAL ASSESSMENTS: Agencies Coordinate Activities, but Additional Action Could Enhance Efforts, GAO-14-763: Published: Sep 29, 2014. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 2014: “The chemical toxicity assessment activities at…
  • Oct 29

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement – October 2014

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement – October 2014
    “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in September suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions improved somewhat further, with solid job gains and a lower…
  • Oct 29

    Governors’ Salaries 2014

    Governors’ Salaries 2014
    “The Council of State Governments has been collecting data on governors’ salaries for The Book of the States since 1937. The average governor’s salary has grown more slowly in recent years than in the past, with a number of…
Rank this Week: 35

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: 54

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    Legal Discourse in Vichy France and Nazi Germany

    Legal Discourse in Vichy France and Nazi Germany
    Today!!   Hat Tip: H-Law
  • Oct 30

    Hackney on Calabresi and Contemporary American Legal Theory

    Hackney on Calabresi and Contemporary American Legal Theory
    James R. Hackney, Jr., Northeastern University School of Law, has posted Guido Calabresi and the Construction of Contemporary American Legal Theory, which appears in Law and Contemporary Problems 77 (2014): 45-64.  Here is the…
  • Oct 29

    Tirres on Collins, "Illegitimate Borders"

    Tirres on Collins, "Illegitimate Borders"
    Over at JOTWELL, Allison Tirres (DePaul University College of Law) has posted an appreciative review of Kristin A. Collins, "Illegitimate Borders: Jus Sanguinis Citizenship and the Legal Construction of Family, Race, and Nation." The article…
Rank this Week: 61

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Oct 30

    Our public servant

    Our public servant
    Chicago police union sues to keep newspapers from seeing misconduct reports [Sun-Times; headline borrowed from @tpcarney] Tweet Tags: Chicago, labor unions, police Our public servants is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of…
  • Oct 30

    Houston mayor withdraws pastor subpoena

    Houston mayor withdraws pastor subpoena
    One instance of abusive litigation discovery down, 437,816 to go. [WSJ Law Blog, Houston Chronicle, City of Houston, earlier] Tweet Tags: churches, discovery, Houston Houston mayor withdraws pastor subpoenas is a post from Overlawyered -…
  • Oct 30

    Experimental drugs, terminal patients, and “right to try” statute

    Experimental drugs, terminal patients, and “right to try” statute
    Many libertarians have expressed interest in statutes, enacted in five states, which seek to give incurably ill patients access to “investigational” drugs which have passed the first stage in the FDA’s approval process but…
Rank this Week: 66

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/
  • Oct 28

    Magic

    Magic
    The beginning of the NBA season last night reminds of one of the most magnificent performances in NBA Playoff history.
  • Oct 27

    Oliver on Sugar

    Oliver on Sugar
  • Oct 24

    “Bacharach Reimagined”

    “Bacharach Reimagined”
Rank this Week: 111

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/
  • Oct 17

    Wrongfully Convicted: William Dillon and His Life in Prison

    Wrongfully Convicted: William Dillon and His Life in Prison
    Imagine being 20 years old and being investigated for a murder you didn't commit. Would you know what to say or do? Failure to react correctly could cost you a lifetime in prison. Sound far-fetched? It might surprise you to learn that it…
  • Oct 3

    The Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame: Rainmakers Who Ran the Gauntlet

    The Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame: Rainmakers Who Ran the Gauntlet
    Famed legal writer John Grisham calls them Rainmakers. We've celebrated their legendary victories in cinematic works such as "A Civil Action" and "Erin Brockovich." In Hollywood, these plaintiffs attorneys are often portrayed as Davids to…
  • Sep 19

    Fighting for Fifteen: Does Increasing the Minimum Wage Help the Economy?

    Fighting for Fifteen: Does Increasing the Minimum Wage Help the Economy?
    Worker groups around the country are demonstrating for the purpose of increasing the minimum wage while experts and policy makers debate the effect of such change. Proponents say a higher minimum wage helps low-skilled workers and boosts the…
Rank this Week: 125

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 146

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 30, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, October 30, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, October 30, 2014: Former Canadian citizenship judge jailed for illegally revealing citizenship examsNew Zealanders to vote on removing Union Jack from flag …
  • Oct 29

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, October 29, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, October 29, 2014: Marriage between an uncle and his half-niece is legal, New York’s top court rulesJian Ghomeshi: CBC releases memo citing ‘claim of…
  • Oct 28

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, October 28, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, October 28, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, October 28, 2014:Pope Francis brands life in prison a ‘hidden’ death sentence Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict  Ford Family…
Rank this Week: 164

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Oct 30

    Bill Maher: "If You Strike Me Down, I Shall Become More Powerful Than You Can Possibly Imagine."

    Bill Maher: "If You Strike Me Down, I Shall Become More Powerful Than You Can Possibly Imagine."
    The editors at The Federalist were kind enough to ask me to write a guest post, on the movement at UC-Berkeley to disinvite heretic Bill Maher from speaking at December commencement. I took them up on the opportunity. Bill Maher: "If You…
  • Oct 29

    The Road To Popehat: Spooky Edition

    The Road To Popehat: Spooky Edition
    It's time once again for the Road to Popehat: the feature in which we check out the traffic logs, see what searches brought you here, and ask ourselves "would a zombie apocalypse really be so bad and/or immediately recognizable?" speeches…
  • Oct 29

    With Apologies To Black Sabbath

    With Apologies To Black Sabbath
    ALRIGHT NOW! Won't you listen to me? When I first met you, didn't realize Can't buy a condom, for Cory Gardner's lies. He weirded the weather, in my clime. Cut my brother's Pell Grant, him and his kind. OH YEAH NOW! Treasury was empty,…
Rank this Week: 208

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

Podcast covering recent developments in New Jersey and Federal law. From Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    New Insurance Offering: Ebola Business Interruption Coverage

    New Insurance Offering: Ebola Business Interruption Coverage
    The insurance industry is reacting to the recent realities that the Ebola virus has the potential to have an impact on U.S. based businesses. NAS Insurance Services recently announced that it will offer Ebola Business Interruption Coverage in…
  • Oct 28

    Beer & Spirits Group Provides Presentation on Legal Considerations for Start-Up Distiller

    Beer & Spirits Group Provides Presentation on Legal Considerations for Start-Up Distiller
    On October 25, 2014, Stark & Stark’s Beer & Spirits Group presented to local entrepreneurs “Legal Considerations for Start-Up Distillers in New Jersey” at Cooper River Distillers in Camden, New Jersey.  Enacted…
  • Oct 27

    Should I Sue My Home Improvement Contractor

    Should I Sue My Home Improvement Contractor
    Virtually every homeowner at some point has hired a home improvement contractor to provide materials or services with regard to work on their residence, whether to increase the value of the home, or simply to perform repairs due to damages…
Rank this Week: 225

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    An Upgrade for Merriam-Webster’s Law Dictionary iOS App

    An Upgrade for Merriam-Webster’s Law Dictionary iOS App
    The Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law has been available as an iOS and Android app for more than two years now, but the iOS version just came out in an upgrade that adds new functionality by taking advantage of the new extensions…
  • Oct 28

    Turning Challenges into Opportunities: New Directions for Legal Information Professional

    Turning Challenges into Opportunities: New Directions for Legal Information Professional
    (Last Friday, I spoke at the fall meeting of the Law Librarians of New England and the Association of Boston Law Librarians. I was part of a panel with Stephanie Godley Murphy, manager of research services at Ropes & Gray, on…
  • Oct 27

    New from Avvo: On-Demand, Fixed-Fee Legal Advice

    New from Avvo: On-Demand, Fixed-Fee Legal Advice
    Avvo, Inc. — never a company shy about about pushing the envelope — has just pushed it a bit further, with the launch of Avvo Advisor, a service that provides on-demand legal advice by phone for a fixed fee of $39 for 15 minutes.…
Rank this Week: 302

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: 371

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Sep 14

    Insidious abuse that doesn’t get a lot of press coverage

    Insidious abuse that doesn’t get a lot of press coverage
    Physical abuse is getting a lot of press these, especially in the realm of pro sports. But there’s another kind of abuse that doesn’t get as much press —something more widespread and insidious. Mind abuse. As in, the crap…
  • Aug 3

    Who is censoring your information?

    Who is censoring your information?
    Are you aware that someone is censoring your incoming mail? Okay, it’s not your mail exactly. It’s all of the information you receive. Someone is tampering with it, and you’ll be surprised who it is. The culprit is you.…
  • Aug 3

    Who’s censoring your information?

    Who’s censoring your information?
    Are you aware that someone is censoring your incoming mail? Okay, it’s not your mail exactly. It’s all of the information you receive. Someone is tampering with it, and you’ll be surprised who it is. The culprit is you.…
Rank this Week: 405

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Full U.S. Breakfast

    Full U.S. Breakfast
    Ross E. Davies, George Mason University School of Law, and The Green Bag, has published Breakfast with the Justices: Networking in the Nineteenth Century at The Green Bag Almanac & Reader 109 (2014). Here is the abstract.On Thursday,…
  • Oct 28

    Controversy Over Metropolitan Opera Presentation of "The Death of Klinghoffer"

    Controversy Over Metropolitan Opera Presentation of "The Death of Klinghoffer"
    The Metropolitan Opera has moved ahead with a presentation of John Adams' opera The Death of Klinghoffer despite many protests that the work glorifies anti-Semitism. Here's an account from the New York Times. The New Yorker first covered…
  • Oct 28

    Literature and Comparative Law

    Literature and Comparative Law
    Eric Heinze, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, is publishing The Literary Model in Comparative Law in the American Journal of Comparative Law. Here is the abstract. Legal theory, if it is to attain any level of generality,…
Rank this Week: 408

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,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 436

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 461

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 516

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Oct 30

    Where Brown, Hogan stand on energy, environment

    Where Brown, Hogan stand on energy, environment
    The next chief executive of Maryland will face a number of environmental and energy policy challenges.
  • Oct 30

    Bacteria-related death leads to lawsuit against Monarch Med Spa

    Bacteria-related death leads to lawsuit against Monarch Med Spa
    The estate of a woman who died six days after undergoing liposuction surgery at Monarch Med Spa in 2012 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the since-closed cosmetic surgery center.
  • Oct 30

    Network 2000 continues push for gender equality in busine

    Network 2000 continues push for gender equality in busine
    The male CEO who was honored for his commitment to female leadership told about 800 people Thursday that having 20 percent of top positions filled by women — as do his companies — is still unacceptable.
Rank this Week: 519

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Oct 1

    SABBATICAL STARTED 1 OCTOBER 2014

    SABBATICAL STARTED 1 OCTOBER 2014
    Three months to reflect My sabbatical started on the 1st of October 2014. I will start a new law firm in Curaçao on the 1st of January 2015. Check my blog for an update in December 2014. In the meantime, if you want to contact me,…
  • Sep 11

    CELEBRATING 25 YEARS AS A LAWYER

    CELEBRATING 25 YEARS AS A LAWYER
    It is all about passion and commitment Today I am celebrating that I was admitted to the Amsterdam Bar on 12 September 1989. I am a graduate of VU University in Amsterdam, 1989. After 8 years of practicing law for two different law firms in…
  • Sep 9

    MARTIJN WELTEN NEW MANAGING PARTNER SPIGT DUTCH CARIBBEAN

    MARTIJN WELTEN NEW MANAGING PARTNER SPIGT DUTCH CARIBBEAN
    Karel Frielink is leaving firm after 15 years (Summary in English below) PERSBERICHT van Spigt Dutch Caribbean van 9 september 2014 Karel Frielink vertrekt bij Spigt Dutch Caribbean, Martijn Welten nieuwe managing partner. Per 1 oktober 2014…
Rank this Week: 521

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/
Rank this Week: 522

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

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

    The Real Criminals of Reality TV

    The Real Criminals of Reality TV
    Reality television has given instant fame to people who otherwise wouldn’t have public attention. More people tuned in to Here Comes Honey Boo Boo than the Republican National Convention of 2012. However, reality television shows that…
  • Oct 28

    Beware Drug-Laced Halloween Candy

    Beware Drug-Laced Halloween Candy
    Halloween is supposed to be scary, but not like this. Discovering that a child’s candy has been laced with drugs is a kind of fright that no one should have to experience.Related Posts:Medical Marijuana for Children with…
  • Oct 27

    Making False Claims of Ebola Is a Felony

    Making False Claims of Ebola Is a Felony
    Amidst the growing concern surrounding the deadly Ebola virus, there are some who seem to find it amusing to trick the authorities and others into believing that they are infected with the virus. However, it is hardly amusing to play on…
Rank this Week: 554

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: 565

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
  • Jun 11

    Personal Injury Law Just Got Trickier For Hospital

    Personal Injury Law Just Got Trickier For Hospital
    We thought the tort law in personal injury cases was fairly well defined, but a new appellate opinion has got hospitals and their attorneys in a dither, while plaintiffs and their lawyers are throwing a big party.Especially now that they can…
  • Jun 3

    You Can't Stop Your Home Address From Being Given to Your Union

    You Can't Stop Your Home Address From Being Given to Your Union
    Local 721 of the Service Employees International Union is the exclusive bargaining representative of all Los Angeles County employees.  No one employee can even ask his or her boss for a raise.  SEIU speaks on behalf of everyone,…
  • May 31

    When Is An Insurance Agent Not An Agent?

    When Is An Insurance Agent Not An Agent?
    You may be surprised to learn that an insurance broker, despite the broker's more commonly known name of "insurance agent," isn't really always considered an agent of the insurance company.  Sure, there are some insurance companies that…
Rank this Week: 595

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…
Rank this Week: 600

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: 610

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Oct 25

    Chutzpah, hubris and hazard.

    Chutzpah, hubris and hazard.
    Wisconsin lawyer Michael Cicchini dropped another provocative “truth bomb” this week at The Legal Watchdog entitled, “The lawyer job market.” Cicchini posted about how ridiculously difficult it still is for jobless…
  • Oct 22

    Even with judicial performance reviews, it’s still eeny, meeny, miny, moe.

    Even with judicial performance reviews, it’s still eeny, meeny, miny, moe.
    On Sunday, the local paper ran an editorial long on conceit but short on illumination. “Kick these judges off the bench” proclaimed the Arizona Republic’s Editorial Board. The Op-ed was a day ahead of its own news story…
  • Oct 1

    Arizona Bar says “Finish the Ballot!” with 250 simoleons.

    Arizona Bar says “Finish the Ballot!” with 250 simoleons.
    Last week, the State Bar of Arizona launched an odd campaign. It’s a social media contest using the photo sharing, video streaming site Instagram. Called Finish the Ballot!, the contest is supposed to promote voter information about…
Rank this Week: 676

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
Rank this Week: 720

PunditMom

PunditMom

Covers law, adoption, culture & lifestyle, and politics.

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 728

Article 3

Article 3

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

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Oct 30

    The Results Are In: Brazil Presidential Elections Part 3

    The Results Are In: Brazil Presidential Elections Part 3
      The results are in and Dilma Rousseff has been reelected as Brazil’s president. After a dramatic election season and a brutal run-off election, Rousseff squeaked out a victory with just 51.4 percent of the vote. Her win sent…
  • Oct 29

    Money Talks, Defendants Don’t Walk

    Money Talks, Defendants Don’t Walk
    Another day, another chilling study about the corrosive effects big money has on our electoral system. What makes this one noteworthy is that it’s not another “shocking” expose about how our politicians are bought and paid…
  • Oct 28

    The Strange Case of the Fake Chinese Island Chain

    The Strange Case of the Fake Chinese Island Chain
    Over the past two years, China has pursued agenda to strategically grow their power by constructing fake islands in the South China Sea. The country is staking claim on islands that they have little rights to near the Philippines, Malaysia,…
Rank this Week: 746

Beyond the Underground

Beyond the Underground

Covers legal news, politics, and whimsy. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.legalunderground.com
  • Nov 28

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S
    MEANWHILE, IN AUSTIN'S STUDIO IN KANSAS CITY . . . Here's a shot of the inside of Austin's studio in Kansas City, with scattered self-portraits in oil done for a recent assignment--
  • Nov 28

    SELECTIONS FROM MY

    SELECTIONS FROM MY
    SELECTIONS FROM MY SKETCHBOOK . . . I haven't posted much "artwork" lately, though I'm still in the thrall of a drawing compulsion, which began when conversations about art with my son Austin (of the trip to Costa Rica),…
  • Nov 27

    TYPES OF LAWYERS

    TYPES OF LAWYERS
    TYPES OF LAWYERS #8: THE PARTNER WHO GOLFS . . . Shhh! The partner-who-golfs is teeing off, and he never likes it when you chuckle during his backswing. So you don't. Instead, you stand quietly as he adjusts his unorthodox stance,…
Rank this Week: 796

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/
Rank this Week: 805

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/
  • Oct 21

    Prizmo

    Prizmo
    Prizmo is a scanning app for iPhone and iPad. It can export in multiple formats and even OCR a scan. Read more about it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 13

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS
    This US Department of Justice app allows for a quick and easy way to find law student interships and attorney jobs too. It's available for iOS now and coming for Android. You can find it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 2

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8
    iOS 8 has some cool new features, check them out here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 848

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/
  • Oct 28

    So you want to be a law professor

    So you want to be a law professor
    So you want to be a law professor. If you do a quick Internet search (as I did today), you will likely find the following advice: The most important factors in determining your success in the market for a law professor position are: (1) the…
  • Oct 3

    The “Dark Side” of Being a Lawyer

    The “Dark Side” of Being a Lawyer
    http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2014/09/15/law-students-need-to-hear-about-the-dark-side-of-being-a-lawyer-says-professor/Filed under: Uncategorized
  • Sep 29

    Bibliography on Education Reform, courtesy of Patricia Salkin

    Bibliography on Education Reform, courtesy of Patricia Salkin
    Fall is here and in addition to the start of the academic semester, the NYSBA Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar is in high gear.  So much has been written about changes in legal education in a short period of time, it…
Rank this Week: 923

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: 980

Infinity Ranch

Infinity Ranch

Musings about the important things in life - law, politics, music, racing, soccer, etc.

http://infinityranch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 3

    Los Endo

    Los Endo
    I've come to a conclusion.After more than six years and 3100 posts, I've decided that the Ranch has run its course. In short, this will be the last post I make here. I'll leave the blog itself up as an archive (and a collection of useful…
  • Dec 31

    You Aughta See . . .

    You Aughta See . . .
    While I wrote about music back in the days before blogs, I never really did the same with movies. It wasn't due to lack of interest. A lot of lonely weekends in law school led to my development into a film fanatic. Thanks to Netflix, I've…
  • Dec 30

    You Aughta Hear . . .

    You Aughta Hear . . .
    Back in the days before blogs, I wrote album reviews. Nothing all that substantive, just gut reactions to whatever passed through my world. Ever since I started this blog I've occasionally popped off about music. So it only seems natural,…
Rank this Week: 1025

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

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

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 14

    How a 10-year-old gets charged as an adult.

    How a 10-year-old gets charged as an adult.
    The ABA Journal has an article about a shocking crime: a 10-year-old boy in Northeastern Pennsylvania has been charged with beating a 90-year-old woman to death.The Scranton-Times Tribune story of the incident is here. Allegedly the boy…
  • Sep 26

    Death, part 2

    Death, part 2
    Last week I argued that not many Americans actually love the death penalty so much that they are okay with killing innocent people. Yet there's good reason to believe that innocent people have been put to death, which raises the…
  • Sep 25

    Keep Your Government & Corporate Hands Off My Password

    Keep Your Government & Corporate Hands Off My Password
    You may have heard that Apple has implemented a robust new security feature with its latest mobile operating system: the phone's data is now encrypted by default, and Apple retains no record of your passcode or other "backdoor." As a result,…
Rank this Week: 1034

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/
  • Oct 13

    Flipping Civ Pro

    Flipping Civ Pro
    Flipping the Classroom is a popular topic and the subject of several posts on this blog: Flipping the learning paradigm with Adobe Presenter Using Twen to flip the classroom Flipped learning Twen multimedia options help professors flip the…
  • Aug 29

    Top Ten Things Law Professors Can Do This Year to Learn About EdTech

    Top Ten Things Law Professors Can Do This Year to Learn About EdTech
    Originally posted on Best Practices for Legal Education:Let’s face it, the role that technology can play in the practice of law is becoming more evident – with predictive coding, eDiscovery, and companies like LexMachina that use…
  • Aug 14

    Using Technology to Confuse Student

    Using Technology to Confuse Student
    A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights the results of an experiment done about 10 years ago by Derek Muller, then a doctoral candidate at the University of Sydney, Muller created two types of…
Rank this Week: 1105

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…
Rank this Week: 1169

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 1211

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

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

    Let me ask you a question: art of the survey

    Let me ask you a question: art of the survey
    We always talk about online engagement, comments, email open rates, click-through, time on page, bounce rate, etc. in the context of content marketing. But we don't ever really talk about the other side of engagement-- we never talk about…
  • Oct 4

    4 Things I wish I knew Before Starting a Law Firm

    4 Things I wish I knew Before Starting a Law Firm
    You are probably facing a huge student loan debt from law school, which may exceed $100,000. How are you possibly going to pay off this size debt? Your first impulse may be to charge as much money as you possibly can to your clients. However,…
  • Sep 10

    7 reasons you’ll never become a thought leader

    7 reasons you’ll never become a thought leader
    Let me save you the trouble. It's not going to happen, and it's not a good use of your time to chase it. The become-a-thought-leader-handbook deserves its own little spot on the bookshelf right next to your Rosetta Stone CDs and other awesome…
Rank this Week: 1267

HuskerBlawgs

HuskerBlawgs

Nebraska law and trials. Published by Stan Sipple.

http://huskerblawgs.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 11

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    How are you? http://azovschool5.ru/olf/passing.php Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
  • Sep 9

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    How are you? http://hjernefabrikken.no/xgnc/fell.php Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
  • Jul 31

    Senelle deliberates and will vote no for Elton Kagan

    Senelle deliberates and will vote no for Elton Kagan
    Volokh conspiracy poster notes that sennelle is the first Rat to announce opposition to putting Harv Dean Elton Kagan on the. Supremes http://bit.ly/aObzRC. Didn't you know he listens to the concerns of Nebraskans about hour liberal…
Rank this Week: 1292

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Bangsamoro Basic Law: House Bill No. 4994 (full text)

    Bangsamoro Basic Law: House Bill No. 4994 (full text)
    [Malacanang has endorsed the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law for the consideration of the House of Representatives. The deliberations on the proposed law, docketed as House Bill No. 4994, is ongoing. We are reproducing the full text of House Bill…
  • Jul 28

    State of the Nation Address (SoNA) of President Benigno S. Aquino, 28 July 2014

    State of the Nation Address (SoNA) of President Benigno S. Aquino, 28 July 2014
    [Full text of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Philippines, to the Congress of the Philippines. This is the 5th SONA of President Aquino's 6-year term. The speech,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1383