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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: 4

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 26

    Spain court opens fraud trial for former IMF chief

    Spain court opens fraud trial for former IMF chief
    A Spanish court began hearing the fraud trial of former International Monetary Fund (IMF) [official website] chief Rodrigo Rato and more than 60 other bankers on Monday concerning allegations the defendants fraudulently used secret credit…
  • Sep 26

    China court sentences three labor organizers to suspended prison term

    China court sentences three labor organizers to suspended prison term
    A southern China court on Monday sentenced three prominent labor organizers to suspended prison terms, almost nine months after they were arrested during a crackdown on civic organizations working outside of the Communist Party. Zeng Feiyang,…
  • Sep 26

    Switzerland voters approve new surveillance law

    Switzerland voters approve new surveillance law
    Swiss voters on Sunday voted to approve a new surveillance law allowing their national intelligence service broad powers to spy on ‘terrorist’ suspects and cyber criminals, as well as the ability to cooperate with foreign…
Rank this Week: 12

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: 14

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 26

    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institution

    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institution
    Library 2.0: The effectiveness of social media as a marketing tool for libraries in educational institutions. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. Published online before print September 22, 2016, doi:…
  • Sep 26

    Looking Ahead: October Term 2016

    Looking Ahead: October Term 2016
    Reynolds, Glenn Harlan, Looking Ahead: October Term 2016 (September 13, 2016). 2016 Cato Supreme Court Review 313 (2016). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2838343 “This essay looks at leading cases set for…
  • Sep 26

    Paper – Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman

    Paper – Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman
    Simons, Kenneth W., Discrimination is a Comparative Injustice: A Reply to Hellman (September 26, 2016). Virginia Law Review Online, Vol. 102, July 2016, pp. 85-100; UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-48. Available for download at…
Rank this Week: 32

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 25

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    Consumer Financial Pro­tection Bureau (CFPB) estimates its new anti-arbitration rule will generate 1,200 more class actions a year [Daniel Fisher, Joshua Davey/McGuire Woods, CEI comments] Denial: Treasury officials are at pains to deny…
  • Sep 25

    The human right to lap watch

    The human right to lap watch
    A couple in Winnipeg, Canada, has filed a human rights complaint challenging the National Hockey League’s requirement that they purchase a separate ticketed seat for their infant if they want to bring it along to a game. [CBC News…
  • Sep 24

    U.K.: “Iceland (the country) may sue Iceland (the chain) over name”

    U.K.: “Iceland (the country) may sue Iceland (the chain) over name”
    “The Icelandic government has confirmed it is considering launching a lawsuit against British supermarket Iceland over its name.” The British retailer, which specializes in frozen foods, has been doing business for 46 years. [The…
Rank this Week: 50

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 26

    CFP: The Constitution of Canada

    CFP: The Constitution of Canada
    [Via Faculty Lounge, we have the following call for papers.]The Constitution of Canada: History, Evolution, Influence and ReformSymposium on The Constitution of Canada: History, Evolution, Influence and Reform on the Occasion of the 150th…
  • Sep 26

    Penn Law & History Workshop

    Penn Law & History Workshop
    Stephanie McCurry (Columbia U)[From Associate Blogger Smita Ghosh:] The University of Pennsylvania's Legal History Consortium proudly presents the Law &History Workshop, the venue for six exciting presentations this academic year. …
  • Sep 25

    Weinrib's "Taming of Free Speech"

    Weinrib's "Taming of Free Speech"
    Laura Weinrib, University of Chicago Law School, has published The Taming of Free Speech: America’s Civil Liberties Compromise (Harvard University Press). In the early decades of the twentieth century, business leaders condemned civil…
Rank this Week: 56

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: 60

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: 116

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: 129

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 156

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of September 26, 2016

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of September 26, 2016
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on TwitterA video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:15am PDTIs 51 Too Old To Be Hired as a Police Officer?How FDA is cracking down on stores selling e-cigarettes…
  • Sep 22

    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 22, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 22, 2016 at 6:25am PDTA last will can leave instructions for who will…
  • Sep 21

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday September 21, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 21, 2016 at 6:35am PDTIn addition to the basic child support payable under…
Rank this Week: 162

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: 207

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: 299

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    New Machine Learning Tool Helps Prevent Drafting Mistake

    New Machine Learning Tool Helps Prevent Drafting Mistake
    In my column this week at Above the Law, I have an exclusive first look at a new product that uses machine learning to help prevent mistakes in drafting legal documents. Called jEugene Compass, the product will be formally announced tomorrow…
  • Sep 26

    End Of Line Today For Venerable Legal Newspaper ‘The Recorder’

    End Of Line Today For Venerable Legal Newspaper ‘The Recorder’
    One of the oldest legal newspapers in the United States is publishing its last issue today. San Francisco’s The Recorder, published since 1857, will exist only in digital format after today’s issue. Say it ain’t so…
  • Sep 23

    Are You A ‘Solution Provider’? If So, There’s Now A Coalition For You

    Are You A ‘Solution Provider’? If So, There’s Now A Coalition For You
    During her 17-year tenure as editor-in-chief of Law Technology News (now rebranded as Legaltech News), there was one word Monica Bay would not tolerate in articles or press releases: “solution.” “We’re determined to…
Rank this Week: 307

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: 328

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: 362

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Fictional Crimes Past

    Fictional Crimes Past
    Past Offfences @pastoffences is a blog devoted to reviewing and discussing crime fiction generally written before 1987 and apparently mainly European crime and mystery fiction. The news is entertaining, and the reviews cover books, films, and…
  • Sep 24

    Turner @christor on Perceiving Law

    Turner @christor on Perceiving Law
    Christian Turner, University of Georgia Law School, has published Perceiving Law as UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-33. Here is the abstract. The more we examine what is behind our most difficult legal questions, the more puzzling…
  • Sep 23

    Star Trek's Legacy: The EU Takes Note

    Star Trek's Legacy: The EU Takes Note
    The French TV network ARTE (funded by the European Union) has produced a number of tv episodes in honor of Star Trek's 50th anniversary. Each four-minute video has a particular theme (origins, the ST economy, etc.)  Here's a…
Rank this Week: 365

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 26

    Towson taps Ulman to provide ‘placemaking’ strategy

    Towson taps Ulman to provide ‘placemaking’ strategy
    Towson University is hiring former Howard County Executive Ken Ulman to develop a strategy to strengthen ties between the university and the surrounding community and businesses.
  • Sep 26

    Poll: Hogan approval a ‘nightmare’ for Democrat

    Poll: Hogan approval a ‘nightmare’ for Democrat
    Gov. Larry Hogan continues to ride high in terms of public opinion. Seven of 10 people in latest poll released Monday by the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center at Goucher College say they approve of the job the first-term…
  • Sep 26

    FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015

    FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015
    WASHINGTON — Are Americans safer? It depends on where you live. A report issued Monday by the FBI says the number of murders rose by more than 10 percent in 2015 from the previous year, while violent crime overall was up nearly 4…
Rank this Week: 397

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: 461

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: 490

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Sep 3

    Six Great Movies About Addiction

    Six Great Movies About Addiction
    As some people know, I am in long-term recovery from both heavy alcohol and cocaine use. I am also in recovery from both anorexia and bulimia, all wrapped around a diagnosis of body dysmorphic disorder. My sobriety date is April 8th 2007.
  • Aug 21

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow
    Don’t be afraid of surgery because of an addiction past. Deal with the past right up front and have a plan that involves everyone in the chain. You can do it!
  • Jul 29

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
Rank this Week: 514

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: 529

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: 534

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Sep 26

    Obesity Under the Americans With Disabilities Act

    Obesity Under the Americans With Disabilities Act
    The U.S. has the dubious honor of being the on again off again world leader in obesity throughout the 21st century.  Mexico has only recently knocked us off our top spot. Obesity has grown from 13% of people in 1962 to 19.4% in 2003 to…
  • Sep 22

    Employment Discrimination Based on Perceived Statu

    Employment Discrimination Based on Perceived Statu
    Sometimes, an employer makes adverse employment decisions based on perceived membership in a protected class. For example, a job applicant may be rejected because he is believed to be Muslim, even if he is not. Or, an employee with an altered…
  • Sep 22

    California Court Rejects Challenge to End of Life Option Act

    California Court Rejects Challenge to End of Life Option Act
    For some, it seems like an unthinkable and barbaric concept, but for others, it comes as a relief. Regardless of your own personal beliefs, physician-assisted suicide or death with dignity laws are never fun topics to discuss. …
Rank this Week: 557

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: 608

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: 609

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: 611

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: 621

Article 3

Article 3

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

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Nov 4

    It’s Been A Hell of A Campaign

    It’s Been A Hell of A Campaign
    It’s Election Day!!! For those of you who spent the last few months on another planet or in a coma or merely, like 60% of eligible voters, just willfully oblivious – Congratulations! You managed to spare yourself from one hell of…
  • Oct 31

    America Abroad: An Anecdotal Adventure

    America Abroad: An Anecdotal Adventure
    Growing up in the United States, there’s no question where our country stands in the world. We are the beacon of freedom shining across all free peoples of the world. Anywhere our light fails to glow is an irreparable damnation…
  • Oct 31

    If You Really Loved America…

    If You Really Loved America…
    If you asked the average American what makes the USA the greatest country in the world (it just is, OK? Don’t start!) I venture that high on most folks’ list would be that we’re a democracy, as in we have free and fair…
Rank this Week: 673

PunditMom

PunditMom

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

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 712

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: 738

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/
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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…
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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,…
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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/
  • 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: 858

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: 912

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,…
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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Sep 26

    Visiting Nurse Service of New York Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed

    Visiting Nurse Service of New York Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed
    The former vice president of operations improvement and integration, Edward Lacey, filed a whistleblower lawsuit against Visiting Nurse Service of New York, VNSNY. Lacey left the employment of the agency in January 2016. That agency has…
  • Sep 26

    New York Pay to Play Scheme – Nine Arrested

    New York Pay to Play Scheme – Nine Arrested
    The New York U.S. Attorney’s office filed charges against nine individuals last week in a New York pay to play scheme. Those arrested included Joseph “Joe” Percoco, aka Herb, a senior official in Governor Andrew…
  • Sep 26

    Representative Mike Fitzpatrick Asked Congress for Medical Device Safety Hearing

    Representative Mike Fitzpatrick Asked Congress for Medical Device Safety Hearing
    On Friday, September 23, Representative Mike Fitzpatrick asked Congress for medical device hearing with the goal of updating safety laws governing such devices. Rep. Fitzpatrick (R-PA) asked the Committee on Energy and Commerce to hold…
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Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

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

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    One (or two, depending on how you count) moment of sanity does not change the fact that judicial elections are a bad idea.

    One (or two, depending on how you count) moment of sanity does not change the fact that judicial elections are a bad idea.
    I strongly believe that electing judges is a very bad idea. See e.g., here and here. Over at Slate, Robert J. Smith has an article about how two justices on the Kansas Supreme Court survived an attempt by death penalty…
  • Oct 2

    48 years ago today (most likely)

    48 years ago today (most likely)
    Moderately reliable sources on the Internet, i.e. Wikipedia, say that on this date in 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice. He was, of course, the first African-American appointed to the Supreme Court. His…
  • Sep 21

    Nailed it.

    Nailed it.
    It's usually wrong to brag and it is usually wrong to take pleasure in the suffering of others.  But is it wrong to point out that we called this back in July before anyone even knew Donald Trump running for president would be a thing?…
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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/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
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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…
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Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1249

HuskerBlawgs

HuskerBlawgs

Nebraska law and trials. Published by Stan Sipple.

http://huskerblawgs.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    Hi! How are you?I saw it on TV! http://crm.avistsecurity.com.au/such/say.php CNN said it really works!Stan, Stan Sipple, SippleSent from my iPhone
  • Dec 15

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    Hi! How are you?Breaking news http://kesem-tours.co.il/only.php it works!Stan, Stan Sipple, SippleSent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
  • 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
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The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Mar 5

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO
    In 2014 alone, over 348 million identities were exposed through data breaches. On average, a data breach costs an organization $6.5 million dollars, up 11% from last year. In many companies, the responsibility for responding to…
  • Mar 5

    2016 California Employment Law Update

    2016 California Employment Law Update
    LawRoom has just released its 2016 California Employment Law Update —a free, self-paced online course available 24/7 that will save you hours of research and provide you with interactive summaries of California’s most…
  • Mar 5

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data
    This is more than just bad passwords. Data security is as all-encompassing as the "Internet of Things," a phenomenon that makes it harder for you to unplug from the internet. Yet, your data is not as secure as you would hope. Recent…
Rank this Week: 1300

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…
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