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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/
  • Feb 28

    India court acquits 6 of crimes during Gujarat riot

    India court acquits 6 of crimes during Gujarat riot
    [JURIST] An Indian court in Gujarat on Friday acquitted six individuals for their roles in the deaths of three British people during the 2002 Gujarat riots [JURIST news archive]. The riots began following the death of 60 Hindus in a fire…
  • Feb 28

    UN rights expert lauds Belgium anti-slavery framework

    UN rights expert lauds Belgium anti-slavery framework
    [JURIST] UN Special Rapporteur Urmila Bhoola [official website] on Thursday lauded Belgium’s multi-disciplinary approach to combating modern slavery but encouraged the country to adopt stronger measures [press release] to raise public…
  • Feb 28

    Virginia governor signs bill permitting medical use of marijuana oil

    Virginia governor signs bill permitting medical use of marijuana oil
    [JURIST] Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe [official website] on Thursday signed a legislative measure [HB 1445] aimed at permitting use of medical marijuana oils for individuals suffering from severe forms of epilepsy. The bill permits the…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Feb 27

    EPIC Files Lawsuit for Details About Government “Pre-crime” Program

    EPIC Files Lawsuit for Details About Government “Pre-crime” Program
    “EPIC has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit about “Future Attribute Screening Technology”, a “Minority Report” program that purports to identify individuals who will commit crimes in the future. EPIC…
  • Feb 27

    Annual Survey of Manufactures: 2013

    Annual Survey of Manufactures: 2013
    Via the Census – “National-level data for manufacturing industry groups and industries at the three-, four-, five- and six-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) levels. Provides statistics on employment,…
  • Feb 27

    GAO Reports – Central America, Disaster Relief, Elections, Food Safety, Indian Affairs, Rural Water, Transportation Safety

    GAO Reports – Central America, Disaster Relief, Elections, Food Safety, Indian Affairs, Rural Water, Transportation Safety
    Central America: Information on Migration of Unaccompanied Children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, GAO-15-362: Published: Feb 27, 2015. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 2015. Disaster Relief: Agencies Need to Improve Policies and…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 55

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Online Aids for Teaching Your Book

    Online Aids for Teaching Your Book
    This post is not about sharing my book-related experiences but soliciting yours. As Sally Gordon mentioned in an earlier post, the series in which my book appears, the ASLH's Studies in Legal History, is interested in developing online…
  • Feb 27

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Coming up at Boston College is Legally Blind: Law, Ethics, and the Third Reich, a conference focusing “on Nazi Law as it impacts upon Civil Law, Race, Medicine, and Religion.”  It will take place March 10-11, 2015, in the…
  • Feb 27

    Ho on Criminal Law in the Tang Dynasty

    Ho on Criminal Law in the Tang Dynasty
    Norman P. Ho, Peking University School of Transnational Law, has posted Understanding Traditional Chinese Law in Practice: The Implementation of Criminal Law in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), which is forthcoming in the UCLA Pacific Basin Law…
Rank this Week: 59

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 26

    February 27 roundup

    February 27 roundup
    Yes: “Should the Legal Drinking Age Be Lowered?” [New York Times “Room for Debate”] “New police radars can ‘see’ inside homes” [Gannett] “‘Shopping cart’ patent beaten by…
  • Feb 26

    Update: suit claiming pancake credit falls flat

    Update: suit claiming pancake credit falls flat
    A judge tosses the suit against pancake makers by heirs of one of the women hired to portray Aunt Jemima to promote the brand [The Wrap, earlier] Tags: right of publicity, statutes of limitations Update: suit claiming pancake credit falls…
  • Feb 26

    Finally, some files released in John Geer case

    Finally, some files released in John Geer case
    Fairfax County, Va. prosecutor blasts police and county stonewalling on the shooting of a homeowner. Curious that the story, in the national media’s own backyard, still hasn’t gone national [Tom Jackman, Washington Post, earlier]…
Rank this Week: 63

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 113

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/
  • Feb 20

    Driverless Cars: Who’s “Driving” and Who’s Responsible?

    Driverless Cars: Who’s “Driving” and Who’s Responsible?
    In this episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, host J. Craig Williams interviews attorney and author of Robots Are People Too John Weaver, researcher and writer for Michigan Auto Law Todd Berg, and litigator and author of Motorista Anna Eby. Together…
  • Feb 13

    Breaking Down The Serial Podcast: Attorneys Dissect Adnan Syed's Case

    Breaking Down The Serial Podcast: Attorneys Dissect Adnan Syed's Case
    On this episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams discuss Serial and the case it made famous with three attorneys: Director of Investigation for University of Virginia School of Law's Innocence Project Clinic Deirdre…
  • Jan 23

    Soto v. Bushmaster

    Soto v. Bushmaster
    In this episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, host Bob Ambrogi interviews Elliot Fineman from the National Gun Victims Action Council, Charles Heller from Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, and Professor Nicholas Johnson from Fordham…
Rank this Week: 125

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 152

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    140Law - Legal Headlines for February 16, 2015

    140Law - Legal Headlines for February 16, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Remedial Costs for Unreasonable Settlements by InsurersChild abuser awarded £20,000 by Ireland court after being harassed, named and shamed on Facebook pageCocaine case…
  • Feb 19

    SlawTips: 5 Tips on Marketing for Law Firms (Video)

    SlawTips: 5 Tips on Marketing for Law Firms (Video)
    The world of marketing remains a bit of a mystery for many legal professionals.  We know enough about it that many of us become do-it-ourselfers for our websites, blogs and even our branding. Nonetheless, there is much we can learn…
  • Feb 17

    140Law - Your Leading Legal Headlines for the week of February 9, 2015

    140Law - Your Leading Legal Headlines for the week of February 9, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Thousands of UK court cases could soon be heard via SkypeOntario’s e-cig law unconstitutional: prof  Same-sex couple’s custody battle collides with…
Rank this Week: 161

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Feb 26

    Update: Judge Tim Grendell's Odd Letter To The Paper About His Censorious Thuggery

    Update: Judge Tim Grendell's Odd Letter To The Paper About His Censorious Thuggery
    Yesterday I wrote about how Ohio judge Tim Grendell was abusing his contempt power in an unconstitutional attempt to retaliate against criticism. Today a source provided me with a copy of the letter Judge Grendell sent to the editorial board…
  • Feb 26

    Dr. Mario J.A. Saad Tries, And Fails, To Censor American Diabetes Association

    Dr. Mario J.A. Saad Tries, And Fails, To Censor American Diabetes Association
    Dr. Saad is mad. Dr. Saad is mad because of something bad — specifically, the American Diabetes Association, through its journal Diabetes, is publishing expressions of concern about some of his scholarly articles, and may formally…
  • Feb 25

    Worthy of Contempt: Ohio Judge Tim Grendell Abuses His Office To Suppress Criticism

    Worthy of Contempt: Ohio Judge Tim Grendell Abuses His Office To Suppress Criticism
    Somebody mean bruised Tim Grendell's feels. They didn't do it directly. Nobody marched up to Grendell and said "you're a petty, totalitarian thug" to his face. Nobody left a hurtful comment on his LiveJournal. No, somebody said mean things…
Rank this Week: 206

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/
  • Feb 26

    New Jersey Creditor Responsibility Law

    New Jersey Creditor Responsibility Law
    As of July, 2014, a change was made to an existing statute, NJSA 46:10B-51, that requires all creditors initiating a mortgage foreclosure proceeding against residential property to provide the municipality information related to that action,…
  • Feb 18

    U.S. Court of Appeals Addresses Presumption of Irreparable Harm: Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    U.S. Court of Appeals Addresses Presumption of Irreparable Harm: Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently was asked to determine whether “a party seeking a preliminary injunction pursuant to the Lanham Act, is entitled to a presumption of irreparable harm.” Ferring Pharms.. Inc.…
  • Feb 10

    Changing Your Beneficiaries After Divorce

    Changing Your Beneficiaries After Divorce
    The great majority of divorcing couples in New Jersey resolve their issues in the form of a Marital Settlement Agreement (a.k.a. Property Settlement Agreement). In addition to a division of marital assets, such Agreements may include a waiver…
Rank this Week: 229

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Do Lawyers Have An Ethical Duty To Be Competent in E-Discovery?

    Do Lawyers Have An Ethical Duty To Be Competent in E-Discovery?
    It was big news in 2012 when the American Bar Association amended the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to make clear that lawyers have a duty to be competent in technology. Specifically, the ABA amended the comment to Model Rule 1.1,…
  • Feb 26

    Internet Brands Widens Footprint in Legal with Purchase of Total Attorney

    Internet Brands Widens Footprint in Legal with Purchase of Total Attorney
    Internet Brands, one of the world’s largest operators of websites that serve targeted vertical markets, this week widened its footprint in the legal industry with the purchase of the law practice management and marketing site Total…
  • Feb 25

    New ‘Redact Assistant’ Easily Redacts Word and Excel File

    New ‘Redact Assistant’ Easily Redacts Word and Excel File
    Lawyers often have to redact documents in order to obscure confidential, privileged or sensitive information. Redaction is most typically required for documents filed with a court or exchanged during discovery. For PDF documents, redaction is…
Rank this Week: 306

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: 351

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Feb 23

    Hidden agony

    Hidden agony
    Have you ever come face-to-face with someone suffering from disturbing voices, crazy thoughts that won’t go away? Odds are you have. But you wouldn’t notice unless they’re totally crazy… and speak those thoughts out…
  • Feb 15

    Keith Richards explains the creative proce

    Keith Richards explains the creative proce
    Keith Richard’s autobiography Life provides fascinating insight into the life of a celebrity living through the 1960’s and 70’s. But it’s the parts where he describes the process that led him, and…
  • Feb 15

    Keith Richards explains the creative proce

    Keith Richards explains the creative proce
    Keith Richard’s autobiography Life provides fascinating insight into the life of an accidental celebrity living through the 1960’s and 70’s. But it’s the passages where he describes the process that led…
Rank this Week: 390

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    Lawyers, Power, and Identity in "Philadelphia"

    Lawyers, Power, and Identity in "Philadelphia"
    Richard M. Cornes, University of Essex School of Law, has published Philadelphia – Self, Power and Hollywood's Safe Money Agenda. Here is the abstract.Philadelphia, a film about a man fired because of fear of AIDS (and behind that,…
  • Feb 27

    New Deal Lawyers and Political Agenda

    New Deal Lawyers and Political Agenda
    Daniel R. Ernst, Georgetown University Law Center, has published Of Sheepdogs and Ventriloquists: Government Lawyers in Two New Deal Agencies. Here is the abstract.From the neo-Weberian literature on state-building and the political…
  • Feb 26

    Real Life and Breaking Bad

    Real Life and Breaking Bad
    From CBS News, this story in today's news about an investigation carried out at Del's Maraschino Cherries in New York City, where authorities thought the company might be dumping hazardous wastes into the sewers. Instead, they discovered…
Rank this Week: 395

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?
    Way back in 2008, Dennis Kennedy and I wrote The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together – hard to believe it has been 7 years since we wrote that book! We recently decided to revisit…
  • Jan 5

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?
    At this time of year, every year, you can count on a regular deluge of articles on New Year’s Resolutions, “getting a fresh start,” and all types of advice to suggest that everything you did last year was a failure, and…
  • Dec 1

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard
    For years, I have used (and recommended) two Bluetooth keyboards, primarily when I am using my iPad. I tend to use Apple’s Wireless Keyboard more; it’s reasonably thin and light, and I like that it’s a full-size…
Rank this Week: 427

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 465

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Feb 28

    Bad week for water pipes, good week for Baltimore’s image

    Bad week for water pipes, good week for Baltimore’s image
    It has not been a good week for Baltimore’s water pipes. Or the residents who rely on them. Or the utility companies that work around them. Or the city officials tasked with fixing them. But chin up, Charm City inhabitants! There is a…
  • Feb 27

    Cosby’s lawyers ask judge to toss defamation suit by accuser

    Cosby’s lawyers ask judge to toss defamation suit by accuser
    Bill Cosby's lawyers asked a federal judge on Friday to throw out a defamation lawsuit filed by three women accusing the comedian of decades-old sexual offenses.
  • Feb 27

    Md. court affirms dismissal of lead-paint lawsuit

    Md. court affirms dismissal of lead-paint lawsuit
    The opinion affirmed a jury verdict last year dismissing a lawsuit against the Kennedy Krieger Institute filed by the family of Tyron N. White.
Rank this Week: 491

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Jan 28

    Strip Club Shame

    Strip Club Shame
    Summer 2006. A local Dallas Strip club. “Do you want a lap-dance’? Blank stare.
  • Jan 26

    Just Be Brave For One Second To Get Help

    Just Be Brave For One Second To Get Help
    Alcoholics call it the moment of clarity. That sudden instant of self-awareness and realization when one can see a path out of turbulent waters.
  • Jan 14

    Loose Change

    Loose Change
    Something white hidden deep in the change. I dig down. It’s a 3mg Xanax bar.
Rank this Week: 523

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Feb 26

    AANSPRAKELIJKHEID VAN DE COMMANDITAIRE VENNOOT

    AANSPRAKELIJKHEID VAN DE COMMANDITAIRE VENNOOT
    De Hoge Raad mag zich erover uitlaten Eerst een stukje Nederlands recht. Een commanditaire vennootschap (CV) is een contractuele rechtsbetrekking tussen twee of meer (rechts)personen tot uitoefening van een bedrijf onder gemeenschappelijke…
  • Feb 20

    INVESTEERDERS EN OPENBARE PLAKZUILEN

    INVESTEERDERS EN OPENBARE PLAKZUILEN
    Notaris handelde onrechtmatig inzake veiling De casus heeft betrekking op de uitwinning van een pandrecht op aandelen in een dochtervennootschap. De moedervennootschap (Trellas; de pandgever) is zelf onderwerp van een geschil met…
  • Feb 19

    DE HOGE RAAD GAAT OM

    DE HOGE RAAD GAAT OM
    Faillissement VOF betekent niet automatisch faillissement vennoten Decennia lang moest worden vastgehouden aan de regel dat het faillissement van een vennootschap onder firma (VOF) tevens het faillissement van de individuele vennoten…
Rank this Week: 530

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 
  • Feb 27

    Tip Alumni Panel

    Tip Alumni Panel
     
  • Feb 25

    National Preservation Law Conference

    National Preservation Law Conference
     WHATNational Preservation Law ConferenceWHENWednesday, February 25, 20158:25 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.WHEREGeorgetown University Law CenterHart Auditorium, McDonough Hall600 New Jersey Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20001SCHEDULE 8:25 am…
Rank this Week: 532

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Feb 27

    Walmart Joins the Trend to Increase Minimum Wage

    Walmart Joins the Trend to Increase Minimum Wage
    Minimum wage has always been a controversial topic. Proponents argue that minimum wage protects the working poor. Others feel that minimum wage slows job growth and discourages employers from hiring new employees. For most of America’s…
  • Feb 26

    Women in Technology: When Will the Discrimination End?

    Women in Technology: When Will the Discrimination End?
    It’s no secret that the tech industry is dominated by a “bro” culture that leaves almost no room for women. Google published a “diversity” report last May, determining that its workforce is 70% men. Facebook,…
  • Feb 23

    Nurses Need Better Protections from Workplace Injurie

    Nurses Need Better Protections from Workplace Injurie
    According to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), nursing assistants are subject to more than 35,000 back-related injuries every year. Some injuries are so severe nurses are forced to stay home from work. In fact,…
Rank this Week: 556

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: 576

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: 577

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: 599

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: 607

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Feb 17

    State Bar Task Force — so far, ‘everything is awesome.’

    State Bar Task Force — so far, ‘everything is awesome.’
    In August, I reported the Arizona Supreme Court had directed the creation of a state bar task force to review “The Role and Governance Structure of the State Bar of Arizona.” But knowing how things roll around here, I had no…
  • Feb 13

    Swallows roost and state bars root for “convention patrons.”

    Swallows roost and state bars root for “convention patrons.”
    The Eastern Seaboard may still be buried in ice and snow. But Spring beckons all the same. And come March — like swallows that supposedly always return to Mission San Juan Capistrano, U.S. lawyers receive their yearly state bar…
  • Feb 1

    Bats and misconduct.

    Bats and misconduct.
    I had bats on my mind yesterday. First there was the report Thursday about bats causing pandemonium sending people screaming from an Arkansas courtroom. I’ve been in really old courthouses and know that rodents live there but this was a…
Rank this Week: 659

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: 724

PunditMom

PunditMom

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

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 727

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 29

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored
    After the firewall work over the MLK weekend, we lost access to OnLAW (CEB practice guide database) and to our on-campus Lexis printers. We're pleased to report that both problems were resolved this morning, and you should be able to...
  • Jan 23

    USF Email Restored

    USF Email Restored
    It appears that USF personnel are receiving emails again. However, if you sent us an email yesterday and you don't hear back from us within one business day, you may want to resend the email to ensure we receive it.
  • Jan 22

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15
    There will be no Research Librarian on duty Saturday, January 31, 2015.
Rank this Week: 728

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: 812

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/
  • Feb 27

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case
    Post by Mary Person and Meg Kribble Warning: this post contains spoilers through the February 22 broadcast of Downton Abbey in the United States! Like many of you, we at the library enjoy watching and discussing the ITV/PBS…
  • Feb 26

    Fair Use and News Reporting – A Fair Use Week Post

    Fair Use and News Reporting – A Fair Use Week Post
    Fair Use and News Reporting Guest post by Leigh Barnwell (J.D. Candidate, Class of 2015, Harvard Law School) News reporting is supposed to be one of the paradigmatic uses protected as fair under US copyright law. It’s listed…
  • Feb 26

    Faculty Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen’s, Identified Versus Statistical Lives, Wednesday, March 11 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: I. Glenn Cohen’s, Identified Versus Statistical Lives, Wednesday, March 11 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of  Professor I. Glenn Cohen’s recently published book with co-editors Norman Daniels and Nir Eyal,…
Rank this Week: 814

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/
  • Feb 23

    CSALE 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education – by Mary Lynch

    CSALE 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education – by Mary Lynch
    The Center for the Study of Applied Legal Education’s (CSALE) 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education is now available on CSALE’s website http://www.csale.org/results.html and on…
  • Feb 18

    Clinical Law Review Workshop – Registration deadline is June 30, 2015

    Clinical Law Review Workshop – Registration deadline is June 30, 2015
    The Clinical Law Review will hold its next Clinical Writers’ Workshop on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at NYU Law School.   The Workshop will provide an opportunity for clinical teachers who are writing about any subject (clinical…
  • Feb 11

    Workshop on Measuring Learning Gains June 22-24

    Workshop on Measuring Learning Gains June 22-24
    Registration is now open for the AALS Midyear Workshop of Measuring Learning Gains. The Workshop will address assessment of learning and evaluation of programs.  The workshop promises to be a hands-on program for legal educators to…
Rank this Week: 931

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/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 942

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: 999

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/
  • Feb 26

    Bad at math

    Bad at math
    I have a friend who is a cement mason by trade. Like many construction jobs, in order to be a good cement mason you need to be competent at math. Since I am somewhat math challenged, my friend refers to my mathematical errors as "history…
  • Feb 18

    Wisconsin leads the nation in what?

    Wisconsin leads the nation in what?
    I suspect the Venn diagram for people who listen to This American Life and people who read this blog is either a circle or a figure eight.  In case it is the latter, I wanted to point out that last week's episode on policing is very…
  • Feb 3

    The pen is mightier than the sword. But which is more expensive?

    The pen is mightier than the sword. But which is more expensive?
    My office evidently shares an elevator bank with a company that sells pens for prices ranging from ten bucks to $75,000. I have yet to visit the place. My taste-or perhaps, my lack of taste-runs to the Bic BU2 Grip. I could be mistaken, but I…
Rank this Week: 1048

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: 1116

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/
  • Jan 30

    Check Out This Blog

    Check Out This Blog
    I just discovered this blog through a pingback to my blog: S|M| i |L|E  (http://socialmediainlegaleducation.com) has been around since last summer. According to their blog: S|M| i |L|E (Social Media in Legal Education) is a new…
  • Jan 29

    Ravel and Casetext – A New Generation of Legal Research Tool

    Ravel and Casetext – A New Generation of Legal Research Tool
    Katrina June Lee , Susan Azyndar , and Ingrid Mattson have published A New Era: Integrating Today’s ‘Next Gen’ Research Tools Ravel and Casetext in the Law School Classroom, forthcoming in Rutgers University Computer &…
  • Dec 13

    Live Blogging from the LegalEdWeb Webinar

    Live Blogging from the LegalEdWeb Webinar
    Jeremiah Ho of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Law (above) led a webinar entitled “Flipping of the Law Classroom: Infusing Active Learning Through Technology.” Here are some of his key points: Flipped learning is…
Rank this Week: 1121

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: 1195

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Feb 19

    Before your firm buys that cool new technology, read this!

    Before your firm buys that cool new technology, read this!
    What To Look For In Law Practice Technology I get plenty of calls every week from vendors ready to sell me the “next big thing” that will revolutionize my practice.  Some of them even live up to their billing.  And we…
  • Feb 16

    The Lawyer Who Became the King of SaaS

    The Lawyer Who Became the King of SaaS
    From lawyer to tech start-up guru, and the undeniable thought leader for the SaaS movement in Silicon Valley, Jason Lemkin continues to build a following of founders, CEO’s and sales execs through his blog SaaStr. With the…
  • Feb 14

    Lawyers Moonlighting as Entrepreneur

    Lawyers Moonlighting as Entrepreneur
      So many articles have been written about how lawyers make terrible entrepreneurs. Lawyers are mischaracterized as risk averse, unimaginative and perfectionists to a fault. Most also believe that lawyers lack general business know how.…
Rank this Week: 1284

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
Rank this Week: 1290

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • Feb 23

    FILSCAP and the OPM Development Act of 2014 (House Bill 4218)

    FILSCAP and the OPM Development Act of 2014 (House Bill 4218)
    The Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc. (FILSCAP) threw its support behind the proposed “OPM Development Act of 2014” (House Bill No. 4218), sponsored by Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat. The stand of FILSCAP is…
  • Feb 22

    OPM Development Act of 2014 (House Bill No. 4218)

    OPM Development Act of 2014 (House Bill No. 4218)
    HOUSE BILL No. 4218 INTRODUCED BY: REP. TEDDY BRAWNER BAGUILAT AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE PROMOTION, PROTECTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE MUSIC INDUSTRY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives…
  • Feb 16

    Are You Covered by the Rent Control Law?

    Are You Covered by the Rent Control Law?
    If you search the internet, there are various write-ups on the rule that any rent increase should not be more than 7% per year. It’s not surprising, however, that some landlords or lessors have increased rents by an amount higher than…
Rank this Week: 1366