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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/
  • Jul 22

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.22.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.22.14
    * The D.C. Circuit struck down a key component of Obamacare while a few miles away, the Fourth Circuit disagreed. This sets up an intriguing circuit split that will be resolved as soon as the D.C. Circuit takes it up en banc. Until then…
  • Jul 22

    More Memories Of Professor Dan Markel

    More Memories Of Professor Dan Markel
    Former classmates, teachers, and students of Dan Markel remember this late, great law professor.
  • Jul 22

    A Law Firm’s Absurd Personal Grooming Rule That Brings Winning Results At Trial

    A Law Firm’s Absurd Personal Grooming Rule That Brings Winning Results At Trial
    A wacky superstition that seems to work for this litigation partner.
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/
  • Jul 22

    Federal appeals courts split on health care subsidie

    Federal appeals courts split on health care subsidie
    [JURIST] Two separate federal appeals court reached opposite conclusions Tuesday on subsidies for individuals who sign up for health insurance through the federal government's marketplace. The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia…
  • Jul 22

    HRW: FBI stings pushed people to terrorism

    HRW: FBI stings pushed people to terrorism
    [JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) [official websites] have targeted American Muslims in abusive sting operations based on ethnic and religious identity, pushing people into terrorism, Human…
  • Jul 22

    Obama signs order on LGBT job discrimination

    Obama signs order on LGBT job discrimination
    [JURIST] US President Barack Obama [official website] on Monday signed an executive order [text; fact sheet] barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The order also explicitly bans…
Rank this Week: 7

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 22

    Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf Executives Settle With Bankruptcy Trustee

    Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf Executives Settle With Bankruptcy Trustee
    Two former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP executives have settled a civil suit brought by the defunct firm's bankruptcy trustee to recover nearly $22 million, according to a Tuesday court filing.
  • Jul 22

    Stanford University Law Professor Appointed to California Supreme Court

    Stanford University Law Professor Appointed to California Supreme Court
    Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, a Mexican-born Stanford University law professor, is Gov. Jerry Brown’s pick as the next associate justice of the California Supreme Court. Mr. Cuéllar, 41, has taught administrative,…
  • Jul 22

    Split Rulings Over Obamacare Point to Another Supreme Court Showdown

    Split Rulings Over Obamacare Point to Another Supreme Court Showdown
    Less than two hours after an appeals court in Washington ordered the Obama administration to turn off the spigot of federal subsidies to consumers through U.S.-run health-care exchanges, an appeals court in Virginia ruled that the subsidies…
Rank this Week: 11

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
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: 53

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

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

    Finkelman at the Dallas Bar's Legal History Group on Douglass's Constitution
    [We have the following from our faithful reader Josiah Daniel, a lawyer at Vinson & Elkins who chairs the Dallas Bar Association’s Legal History Discussion Group.]If a reader of Legal History Blog finds him/herself in Dallas this…
  • Jul 22

    The 10-Minute Approach to Writing. Every. Day.

    The 10-Minute Approach to Writing. Every. Day.
    Gregory Semenza's (U Conn-English) recent post about how to make time for writing caught my eye. In a Chronicle of Higher Education column entitled "The Value of 10 Minutes: Writing Time for the Timeless Academic," Semenza advises that…
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Remaking North American Sovereignty

    CFP: Remaking North American Sovereignty
    [Via the Canadian Legal History Blog, we have the following Call for Papers:]Remaking North American Sovereignty: Towards a Continental History of State Transformation in the Mid Nineteenth-Century July 30-August 1, 2015 at the …
Rank this Week: 60

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 22

    D.C. Circuit: IRS can’t rewrite ObamaCare. Fourth: Oh, yes it can

    D.C. Circuit: IRS can’t rewrite ObamaCare. Fourth: Oh, yes it can
    A panel of the D.C. Circuit ruled today that the IRS is not free to rewrite the ObamaCare statute to extend tax credits from users of state-run health exchanges, as per the law’s language, to users of the federal exchange as well,…
  • Jul 22

    Does RFRA unconstitutionally elevate religion over irreligion?

    Does RFRA unconstitutionally elevate religion over irreligion?
    And if so, could/should it be fixed by extending its accommodation requirement to deeply held secular convictions? [Sasha Volokh] Earlier on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 here. Tweet Tags: constitutional law, religious…
  • Jul 22

    Imprisoned Panama dictator sues game maker over “Call of Duty” character

    Imprisoned Panama dictator sues game maker over “Call of Duty” character
    “Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega, 80, filed a lawsuit in California yesterday against video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc., alleging that Call of Duty: Black Ops II portrays him as ‘a kidnapper, murderer and enemy…
Rank this Week: 71

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: 107

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

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

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

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

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

    Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants: Push and Pull Factors of Immigration

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

    Facial Recognition Technology: Security vs. Privacy Concern

    Facial Recognition Technology: Security vs. Privacy Concern
    Imagine a computer thousands of miles away recognizing you in a camera at an intersection. Furthermore, consider being tracked and monitored from your home to your place of work every day. Facial recognition technology makes this type of…
Rank this Week: 122

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Justin Reich on MOOCs and the Science of Learning [AUDIO]
    Millions of learners on platforms like edX and Coursera are generating terabytes of data tracking their activity in real time. Online learning platforms capture extraordinarily detailed records of student behavior, and now the challenge for…
Rank this Week: 143

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

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

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

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

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, July 21, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines for Monday, July 21, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter: First Nations issue eviction notice to City of Vancouver at city park Decades-old hedge target of suspected ‘vexatious’…
  • Jul 17

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, July 17, 2014

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines for Thursday, July 17, 2014 from Wise Law on Twitter:Suit Seeks to Establish Right to Record New York Police OfficersConservatives amending bill to outlaw prostitution near daycares, schools and…
Rank this Week: 167

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jul 20

    Sorry, Melissa

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

    New Theme: Comment

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

    Culture Wars Are Fought with Memetic Bullet

    Culture Wars Are Fought with Memetic Bullet
    Culture Wars Are Fought with Memetic Bullets © 2007-2014 by the authors of Popehat. This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. Using this feed on any other site is a copyright violation. No scraping.Culture Wars Are Fought with…
Rank this Week: 203

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/
  • Jan 27

    The Differences Between Franchising and Licensing a Busine

    The Differences Between Franchising and Licensing a Busine
    In this podcast, Adam Siegelheim, Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Franchise Group, discusses the differences between franchising and licensing a business, and which option may be best for you.  You can listen to the full…
  • Aug 21

    The Importance of Including an Item 19 in your Franchise Disclosure Document

    The Importance of Including an Item 19 in your Franchise Disclosure Document
    In this installment of the Franchise Law Podcast series, Adam Siegelheim, Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Franchise Group, interviews Steve Beagelman, President of SMB Franchise Advisors. Mr. Siegelheim and Mr. Beeagelman discuss an…
  • Nov 11

    Stark & Stark Shareholder Presents Seminar Discussing Rules and Regulations for Community Association

    Stark & Stark Shareholder Presents Seminar Discussing Rules and Regulations for Community Association
    On October 22, 2011, I was a panelist at the New Jersey Chapter of Community Associations Institute Annual Expo. The seminar focused on Rules and Regulations for community associations. Particularly, the seminar focused how best to reconcile…
Rank this Week: 217

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

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

    Firm Central Gets Court Rules Calendaring

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

    WellSettled.com Mines Cases for Established Principle

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

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

    Fastcase, Lexis Advance and Wolters Kluwer Are All Readying Major Platform Overhaul
    The official theme of the American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting in San Antonio this week was “Beyond Boundaries.” But for three of the leading legal-research vendors in attendance there, the theme was “A…
Rank this Week: 293

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: 378

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Mill and Porn

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

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

    Call For Papers: Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law
    From Marco Wan, Associate Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong, comes this call for papers for the Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law.Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the LawCENTRE FOR COMPARATIVE AND PUBLIC LAWCall…
  • Jul 21

    Hermeneutics and Law

    Hermeneutics and Law
    Francis Joseph (Jay) Mootz, III, is publishing Hermeneutics and Law in The Blackwell Companion to Hermeneutics (Naill Keane and Chris Lawn, eds.; 2015). Here is the abstract.This chapter will appear in a forthcoming book on hermeneutics. …
Rank this Week: 415

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jul 13

    The voice in your head

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

    The problem with being clever

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

    The Power of Subtlety

    The Power of Subtlety
    Many powerful forces that affect our lives are silent, invisible and slow moving. We easily notice a flash of light or a loud boom, but we don’t easily notice forces like gravity or radioactivity. The force of erosion by water is also…
Rank this Week: 419

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 468

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

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

    iPads and “The Art of Being Solo”

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

    Why are Passwords So Hard for Lawyers?

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

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

    The Increasing Automation of Technology: A Good or Bad Thing?
    The latest episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report is called Automation or Control: Why Attorneys Must Choose (I didn’t choose the title) – in it, we discuss the fact that technology services are increasingly connecting to…
Rank this Week: 470

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: 503

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jul 18

    NO DERIVATIVE ACTION IN ST. MAARTEN

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

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

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

    I TURNED 50 TODAY!

    I TURNED 50 TODAY!
    Most stuff still works I am happy and still enjoy life. I will keep on working to make Curaçao a better place to live for all human beings irrespective of their color, culture, race, nationality, language, religion, belief, age or…
Rank this Week: 505

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 506

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jul 18

    5 Reasons to Start a Food Truck Rather than a Restaurant

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

    New York Legalizes Medical Marijuana (with Strings Attached)

    New York Legalizes Medical Marijuana (with Strings Attached)
    New York became the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana when Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act (CCA) into law. In 2015, New Yorkers who suffer from cancer, AIDs, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis,…
  • Jul 14

    The Beginning of the End for Public Union

    The Beginning of the End for Public Union
    Public unions are able to extract fees from non-union members because there is a “free-rider” problem. In theory, unions represent all the workers of a company or government agency. When the union negotiates for higher pay or…
Rank this Week: 547

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: 548

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 22

    Historically black colleges face uncertain future

    Historically black colleges face uncertain future
    Three days before Payton Wilkins returned home to Detroit last May with a bachelor's degree, his cousin was arrested for selling heroin and crack cocaine.
  • Jul 22

    Khalil Uqdah | Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust

    Khalil Uqdah | Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust
    Khalil Uqdah has been newly hired as Director of Programs and Alumni Relations for the Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust (B.E.S.T.). Khalil began his career at Travel Advantage Network in Glen Burnie; he continued with Aerotek in…
  • Jul 22

    Crystal Lee | Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust

    Crystal Lee | Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust
    Crystal Lee has been hired as Director of Advancement for the Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust. A graduate of Loyola University Maryland, she joined the Development staff of her alma mater, Garrison Forest School, as Director of…
Rank this Week: 550

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: 587

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: 592

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: 654

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jul 15

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

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

    Judge Richard Kopf and our unfiltered world.

    Judge Richard Kopf and our unfiltered world.
    Like Cher, Article III federal judges answer only to themselves and to God — assuming, that is, they aren’t atheists — otherwise they’re not answering to the Almighty either. Which leads me to question why given how…
  • Jul 2

    “I’m back! I’m back!” Post brouhaha judge back on the bench.

    “I’m back! I’m back!” Post brouhaha judge back on the bench.
    I love juxtapositions. It’s an odd personality trait. Or maybe, it’s the heat. Or it’s niggling sleep deprivation now that I’m up earlier than usual — before 4:30 AM to walk our dogs before the summer sun…
Rank this Week: 688

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jul 10

    Words & Phrases Now Available on WestlawNext

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

    Westlaw Classic is Gone

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

    Zief’s “Patient Stone” Comment Book

    Zief’s “Patient Stone” Comment Book
    Did you know Zief has a suggestion / comment book called The Patient Stone? It is located in the student commons area by the open reserve material. The Patient Stone was a mythical stone to which people enumerated their sorrows...
Rank this Week: 704

PunditMom

PunditMom

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

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 724

Article 3

Article 3

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

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Jul 22

    Tony Dungy is a Coward and a Hypocrite

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

    The Children are Coming! The Children are Coming!

    The Children are Coming! The Children are Coming!
    For the past couple of weeks we have been subjected to the sight of busloads of unaccompanied children who fled their Central American countries in order to seek shelter and safety in the United States, being “welcomed” to the…
  • Jul 17

    Spy Game

    Spy Game
      I’m not spying, I’m evaluating! – Kim Harrison American-European relations have become severely shaken since reports emerged last year that the NSA (National Security Agency) tapped the cell phone of German…
Rank this Week: 777

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: 785

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

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

    852 : RARE – After the Bastille was Stormed

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

    852 RARE: Using Google Earth to Map the Collection

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

    CALI Unconference

    CALI Unconference
    We are currently hosting the 2014 CALI Conference for Law School Computing here at Harvard Law School.  Before the official conference started, several attendees met on Wednesday, 6/18, for an “Unconference.” The Unconference…
Rank this Week: 790

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

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

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

    Privacy Group Files a Complaint Against Facebook

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

    Timestream

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

    Riley v. California

    Riley v. California
    The Supreme Court ruled to limit police searches of cell phones when someone is arrested. You can read the Opinion on the SCOTUSblog here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 831

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Jul 10

    Thirty-One Themes of Thought

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

    Writing about Teaching Literature

    Writing about Teaching Literature
    Originally posted on Teaching & Learning in Higher Ed.:by Laura L. Runge The MLA recently released its long-awaited report on Doctoral Study in Modern Languages and Literature. Among its recommendations, the report argues for greater…
  • Jul 5

    By Steve Friedland

    By Steve Friedland
    While attending the Best Law Teachers Conference in Chicago last week I was struck by how much I learned by simply observing terrific law teachers. I saw contrasting styles, from Heather Gerken’s Socratic Method, to Meredith…
Rank this Week: 904

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/
  • Jul 22

    Judge Posner is Cat Crazy

    Judge Posner is Cat Crazy
    It is by now well known that Judge Richard Posner is a cat person. It is perhaps somewhat less well known that his love of cats has infected his judicial decision making to an alarming degree.For example, take Judge Posner's opinion in…
  • Jul 21

    A coda to our discussion of religious exemptions?

    A coda to our discussion of religious exemptions?
    According to the Washington Post, the Executive Order signed by President Obama to prohibit workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian, and transgendered employees who work for federal contractors (and discussed by Mr. Torvik here) does…
  • Jul 17

    Hobby Lobby & Discrimination, part 2

    Hobby Lobby & Discrimination, part 2
    Following up on our earlier discussion (wherein sparks flew), I thought I'd direct your attention to this open letter sent by 50 law professors to President Obama, urging him not to carve out a religious exemption to his expected executive…
Rank this Week: 1019

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: 1060

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: 1074

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

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

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

    Prezi instead of PowerPoint?

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

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype

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

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype

    Mentoring & Collaborating Using Skype
    Law school classes are over and students can study together for the Bar exam or stay in touch with their bar mentor using Skype group video calls. Now that Skype group video calling is available to everyone, free of…
Rank this Week: 1081

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: 1220

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: 1224

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

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

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

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

    Employee Training: When Is It Compensable Time Worked?

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

    Twitter for Business Owners Who Don’t Get Twitter

    Twitter for Business Owners Who Don’t Get Twitter
    In the words of the late Notorious B.I.G, “I can’t make you want it.” I know you don’t like Twitter– and I’m not going to waste my time convincing you it’s a good use of yours. It might not be,…
Rank this Week: 1250

HuskerBlawgs

HuskerBlawgs

Nebraska law and trials. Published by Stan Sipple.

http://huskerblawgs.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Jul 3

    Order of the Kneepads Update Death Row lawyer suspended

    Order of the Kneepads Update Death Row lawyer suspended
    Usually if you take large retainers from clients blow off many cases and refuse to answer inquiries from the Supreme Disciplinary Counsel you will find yourself disbarred. APparently female do-gooder lawyers who help the oppressed oppress us…
  • Jan 3

    Nebraska Court of

    Nebraska Court of
    Nebraska Court of Appeals, unpublished decision, affirms Hall County District Court conviction for child abuse,Class III felony (28-707(5)). Defendant objected to doctor's testimony that referred to the child's foster care because that…
Rank this Week: 1293

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • Mar 17

    Results of the 2013 Bar Examinations: Full List

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

    Christmas and New Year of Hope

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

    Primer on the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013

    Primer on the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013
    President Benigno Aquino III signed the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 on on 12 September 2013. The law (Republic Act No. 10627) is an act requiring schools to adopt policies to prevent and address all acts of bullying in their institutions.…
Rank this Week: 1394