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Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 21

    Abortion rights groups file lawsuit to block Texas ban on second-trimester procedure

    Abortion rights groups file lawsuit to block Texas ban on second-trimester procedure
    Abortion rights groups filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] on Thursday that seeks an injunction against against a Texas law that bans a common method of second-trimester abortions. The complaint was filed in response to Senate Bill 8…
  • Jul 21

    Amnesty accuses Cameroon of war crimes in fighting Boko Haram

    Amnesty accuses Cameroon of war crimes in fighting Boko Haram
    [JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] accused [AI report] Cameroon of torturing suspected supporters of Boko Haram in a report released Thursday. According to the human rights organization, hundreds of suspects were…
  • Jul 21

    Thai Supreme Court convicts opposition leader for defaming PM

    Thai Supreme Court convicts opposition leader for defaming PM
    [JURIST] Thailand’s Supreme Court [official website] sentenced opposition leader Jatuporn Prompan to one year in prison for defaming Thailand’s current prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva [BBC Profile]. Jatuporn, a leader of 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
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017
    More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid…
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
Rank this Week: 12

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 20

    Tweets of Congress: Output from 1000+ accounts for any given day

    Tweets of Congress: Output from 1000+ accounts for any given day
    Data Driven Jounalism – “Tweets of Congress is a project collating the daily Twitter output of both houses of the United States Congress, encompassing the accounts of members, political parties, committees and caucuses (around…
  • Jul 20

    ISOO 2016 Annual Report to the President

    ISOO 2016 Annual Report to the President
    “Today, the Information Security Oversight Office of the National Archives (ISOO) released online its Report to the President for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016.  This annual report includes information on government agencies’…
  • Jul 20

    Paper – ‘I’ve Got Nothing to Hide’ and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy

    Paper – ‘I’ve Got Nothing to Hide’ and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy
    Solove, Daniel J., ‘I’ve Got Nothing to Hide’ and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy. San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 745, 2007; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 289. Available at SSRN:…
Rank this Week: 29

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 21

    Higher education roundup

    Higher education roundup
    Claw back money spent on unhelpful college tuition after bankruptcy? Not if Connecticut has anything to say about it [The American Interest] Incoming civil rights/Title IX enforcement officials tell university lawyers they plan to take less…
  • Jul 20

    Barton and Bibas, Rebooting Justice

    Barton and Bibas, Rebooting Justice
    In the mail, and on sale soon from Encounter Books: Rebooting Justice: More Technology, Fewer Lawyers, and the Future of Law by Benjamin Barton (University of Tennessee) and Stephanos Bibas (Penn). Publisher’s summary: America is a…
  • Jul 20

    Supreme Court could revisit forced advocacy dues for public worker

    Supreme Court could revisit forced advocacy dues for public worker
    A 1977 Supreme Court decision, Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, upheld the constitutionality of forcing public employees to fund (through union dues) advocacy they might not like. More recently the Court has questioned the reasoning of…
Rank this Week: 44

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 21

    Dubber on the Criminal Process in the Dual Penal State

    Dubber on the Criminal Process in the Dual Penal State
    Markus D. Dubber, University of Toronto, has Criminal Process in the Dual Penal State: A Comparative-Historical Analysis, which appears in the Oxford Handbook of Criminal Process:This paper is about a way of thinking about criminal process,…
  • Jul 21

    McKenzie on Spousal Murder at the Old Bailey

    McKenzie on Spousal Murder at the Old Bailey
    We received an advance alert on the publication of  "His Barbarous Usages", Her "Evil Tongue": Character and Class in Trials for Spouse Murder at the Old Bailey, 1674-1790, by Andrea McKenzie, Department of History, University of…
  • Jul 21

    Dubber on Legal History as Legal Scholarship

    Dubber on Legal History as Legal Scholarship
    Markus D. Dubber, University of Toronto, has posted Legal History As Legal Scholarship: Doctrinalism, Interdisciplinarity, and Critical Analysis of Law, which is forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Historical Legal Research:Legal history is…
Rank this Week: 53

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: 57

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/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 115

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 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
  • Jul 7

    The Legal Rights of Animal

    The Legal Rights of Animal
    There is a great fight over the release of two chimpanzees, Tommy the chimpanzee, caged in a warehouse in Gloversville, New York, and Kiko, caged in a storefront at the Primary Sanctuary in Niagara Falls, New York. In a recent legal ruling by…
  • Jun 23

    Bill Cosby Mistrial

    Bill Cosby Mistrial
    Comedian, actor, and America’s TV dad  Bill Cosby has been on trial for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand. Ms. Constand accused Cosby of sexually assaulting her and drugging her in 2004 at Cosby’s Philadelphia mansion.…
Rank this Week: 125

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • May 31

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community
    Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too…
Rank this Week: 153

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Friday July 21, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.Where a person dies without a will, an intestacy arises. Ontario’s Succession Law Reform Act establishes rules for…
  • Jul 19

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Wednesday July 19, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.The property rights of common law spouses upon separation are not governed by any Ontario statute. Common law spouses may still…
  • Jul 18

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday July 18, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.Did you know that a probationary period may go longer than three (3) months.The Employment Standards Act does not impose a…
Rank this Week: 157

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jul 21

    The Proud Boy And The Sockpuppet

    The Proud Boy And The Sockpuppet
    Last week I wrote about Jason Van Dyke, a lawyer, violence-threatener, bigot, and perhaps-ironically self-styled Proud Boy. This was a post of little consequence, unless you count the attempt to glitterbomb me through the mail: Anyway, the…
  • Jul 18

    Ted Rall Is Incensed That Anti-SLAPP Laws Protect Everyone

    Ted Rall Is Incensed That Anti-SLAPP Laws Protect Everyone
    Over the last couple of weeks I've gotten communications from five different strangers alerting me of something outrageous: the Los Angeles Times has brought a SLAPP suit against Ted Rall! OMG! Except they haven't, of course. But the people…
  • Jul 14

    The Popehat Signal: Anti-SLAPP Help Needed in California

    The Popehat Signal: Anti-SLAPP Help Needed in California
    It's time for the Popehat Signal, where I seek pro-bono help for people targeted by bogus and potentially financially ruinous defamation suits. I'm looking for pro bono counsel for a woman in state court in Northern California. For now, I…
Rank this Week: 205

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    No Handmaid's Tale Here

    No Handmaid's Tale Here
    But maybe you should take a look at the latest member of the UN's Women's Rights Council- Saudi Arabia. https://thewriterinblack.com/2017/05/04/the-handmaids-tale/______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs & Stepover
  • Apr 30

    Liberal Fascism

    Liberal Fascism
    It is not just a Jonah Goldberg bookntitle and warning. It is here, now. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-free-speech-kass-0430-20170428-column.html______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs &…
  • Apr 6

    Ooops.....

    Ooops.....
    People in glass houses should not throw stones. I wonder how many of the other Senators have equal pay between their male and female staff?…
Rank this Week: 279

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Venerable Legal Publisher Changes Name to Reflect Changing Time

    Venerable Legal Publisher Changes Name to Reflect Changing Time
    A 162-year-old legal publishing company is changing its name to reflect its evolution from print publications to digital products and services. Chicago-based Law Bulletin Publishing Company, publisher of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, a…
  • Jul 21

    Friday Catch-Up: Stuff About AI, Alexa, Conferences, Nomads, Podcasts and More

    Friday Catch-Up: Stuff About AI, Alexa, Conferences, Nomads, Podcasts and More
    Some items I’ve been meaning to blog about: LexPredict open-sources its contract analytics platform. LexPredict, the technology consulting and development company founded by CEO Michael Bommarito and Daniel M. Katz, professor at…
  • Jul 20

    More From #AALL17: A Conversation with LexBlog’s Kevin O’Keefe

    More From #AALL17: A Conversation with LexBlog’s Kevin O’Keefe
    In a post here yesterday, I offered my thoughts on the just-completed annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries. During the conference, Kevin O’Keefe, founder and CEO of LexBlog and blogger at Real Lawyers…
Rank this Week: 296

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email out of the blue the other day. It contained a link to an online article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: “Hmmmmmmm…” That meant I…
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email yesterday, out of the blue. It contained a link to an article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: Hmmmmmmm… That meant I was supposed to find…
  • Dec 31

    What is meditation exactly?

    What is meditation exactly?
    I started seriously meditating about three years ago, so I feel like I can now confidently explain what meditation is. Basically, it’s a skill that you can learn (and then improve upon) by regular training. So what is the…
Rank this Week: 311

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

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

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix

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

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot

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

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

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look
    If you happened to be sleeping or otherwise absent last week, you may have missed that Apple announced a few products. Being an iPad fan, I was of course interested to see the much-rumored announcement of the iPad Pro, a much larger tablet…
Rank this Week: 330

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 338

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 21

    2 Baltimore police officers plead guilty to racketeering

    2 Baltimore police officers plead guilty to racketeering
    Two Baltimore police detectives who were armed with their service weapons while robbing people who were physically restrained have pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy. Evodio Hendrix and Maurice Ward pleaded guilty in federal court…
  • Jul 21

    If a downturn hits, real estate pros say they’ve learned from 2008

    If a downturn hits, real estate pros say they’ve learned from 2008
    An anticipated downturn coming as early as next year hasn’t yet affected the way Maryland commercial real estate brokers and developers are going about their business. But most are keeping a close eye on the nation’s economy and…
  • Jul 21

    ‘The Church Attorney’ joins Whiteford Taylor’s flock

    ‘The Church Attorney’ joins Whiteford Taylor’s flock
    Erika E. Cole recently joined Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP in Baltimore as a partner after more than a decade at her own practice, which focused on providing legal help for churches and faith-based organizations.
Rank this Week: 360

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 28

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Many people fear bankruptcy. However, it’s often an irrational fear. Bankruptcy may be necessary for you to get out of debt. In fact, you could be making your…
  • May 15

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)

    Finding the Right Injury Lawyer - 5 Practical Tips (for Australia)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Finding the Right Injury Lawyer: 5 Practical Tips p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 8.0px 0.0px; font: 10.5px Verdana; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} p.p2…
  • May 1

    NALYTICS.COM FROM NALANDA TECHNOLOGY SET TO TRANSFORM PRECISION SEARCH FOR UK LAW FIRMS

    NALYTICS.COM FROM NALANDA TECHNOLOGY SET TO TRANSFORM PRECISION SEARCH FOR UK LAW FIRMS
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Fast-expanding precision search technology firm Nalanda Technology is spearheading its move into the legal sector with the launch…
Rank this Week: 446

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: 468

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Sep 3

    Six Great Movies About Addiction

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

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow

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

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
Rank this Week: 502

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jul 1

    ENQUETE OVERHEIDSVENNOOTSCHAPPEN CURACAO

    ENQUETE OVERHEIDSVENNOOTSCHAPPEN CURACAO
    Kernoverwegingen beschikking Hof van 13 juni 2017 Op 13 juni 2017 heeft het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie te Curaçao een beschikking gewezen in de enquêteprocedure die door het openbaar ministerie was aangespannen tegen…
  • May 26

    NIEUW BOEK STAATSRECHT ARUBA, CURACAO EN SINT MAARTEN

    NIEUW BOEK STAATSRECHT ARUBA, CURACAO EN SINT MAARTEN
    Bundel adviezen tussentijdse ontbinding Staten van Aruba, Curaçao en St. Maarten . In dit door prof.mr Lodewijk Rogier en mr Karel Frielink verzorgde boek zijn de belangrijkste adviezen gebundeld die de afgelopen jaren zijn gegeven…
  • May 11

    CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE ON UNJUST ENRICHMENT – PRESS RELEASE

    CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE ON UNJUST ENRICHMENT – PRESS RELEASE
    CCJ orders Guyana to repay unlawfully collected environmental tax to CARICOM beverage companies The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on May 9, 2017 ordered repayment of unlawfully collected environmental taxes charged by Guyana against SM…
Rank this Week: 512

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: 527

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jul 21

    BART Robbery: If CA Wants Change, then They Can Start By Trusting the Public

    BART Robbery: If CA Wants Change, then They Can Start By Trusting the Public
    Since the middle of the year, the California Bay Area Rapid Transit system (BART) has been hit by a series of “flash mob” robberies. Between May and June, groups of 40-60 young people jumped fare gates and streamed onto trains,…
  • Jul 20

    Can Social Media Impact Your Injury Claim?

    Can Social Media Impact Your Injury Claim?
    Social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have completely changed how we communicate –not just with close friends and family, but with the world at large. Many people have found commercial and professional success thanks to…
  • Jul 19

    SCOTUS Allows Wisconsin Fetal Protection Law to Continue

    SCOTUS Allows Wisconsin Fetal Protection Law to Continue
    The line between the rights of an unborn fetus and the rights of the woman pregnant with that fetus is one of the most contentious legal issues in modern society. While it generally comes up in the context of a women’s right to choose…
Rank this Week: 537

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jul 1

    Wish I’d skipped “Dinner” and gone for “The Big Sick.”

    Wish I’d skipped “Dinner” and gone for “The Big Sick.”
    Wordsworth decried “getting and spending,” calling it “a sordid boon” that lays waste to our self and clouds our wonder of the physical world. “We have given our hearts away” he complains in “The…
  • Jun 20

    Matal v. Tam, a free speech win for all.

    Matal v. Tam, a free speech win for all.
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that government, in this instance, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) may not refuse to register potentially offensive names under a law against registering trademarks likely to…
  • Jun 18

    Nevada Bar may be first to impose unconstitutional speech code on members.

    Nevada Bar may be first to impose unconstitutional speech code on members.
    Last month, an Arizona psychic was at a restaurant having lunch when a car crashed through the window, threw him up in the air, and pinned him against a wall. “I didn’t foresee it happening,” joked injured psychic Blair…
Rank this Week: 586

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: 591

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
Rank this Week: 594

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: 597

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: 640

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 12

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law
    A new website, Happy! Effective Lawyer, dedicated to helping attorneys take "affirmative steps to enhance your engagement, productivity, competency, and happiness," is launching on August 1 (but it's got plenty of great content…
  • Jun 14

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law
    Colleague Deborah Ginsberg has a great post on how Bloomberg Law's Litigation Analytics can be a valuable tool for students seeking information about judges, law firms, or the litigation history of a particular company. For example,…
  • May 16

    Wednesday, May 17: Law Library Hours Are 8 am to 11 pm

    Wednesday, May 17: Law Library Hours Are 8 am to 11 pm
    We're very close to the end of law school final exams! Note that we are ending our midnight extended hours on Wednesday, May 17. Our hours for May 17 will be: 8 am to 11 pm. Please check our hours...
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tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

Life, law and the Internet - news, information and commentary from Rick Klau.

http://tins.rklau.com/
  • Oct 5

    My unconsciously biased address book

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

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network

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

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo
    A couple years ago, I wrote about my first serious attempt to organize my family’s photos. 50,000 digital photos spanning more than a decade — scattered across multiple computers, phones, cameras, and hard drives. It…
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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/
  • Jun 27

    Library Closed July 3-4

    Library Closed July 3-4
    The Library will be closed for Independence Day on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, resuming our regular service on Wednesday, July 5 at 8am.  For FAQ and research guides in our absence, please visit Ask a Librarian.
  • Jun 22

    Evidence in Ink

    Evidence in Ink
    One of the pleasures of cataloging, especially of older books and manuscripts, is coming across unexpected traces of earlier times and lives. Scraps of an early manuscript liturgy or an almanac used in a binding; a series of former…
  • Jun 8

    Continued support for the Caselaw Access Project

    Continued support for the Caselaw Access Project
    Harvard Law School launched the Caselaw Access Project in 2015 to digitize the Harvard Law School Library’s complete collection of U.S. case law and to make the materials in that collection available online for…
Rank this Week: 778

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: 802

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: 826

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 20

    Designing Your Life

    Designing Your Life
    Summers always present wonderful opportunities to reflect on the past year and make plans for the next.  For me, they are a period of rejuvenation and reassessment. I find that each summer I spend some time designing my life and thinking…
  • Jul 14

    Blended Learning for Law School

    Blended Learning for Law School
    I just returned from an inspiring and thought provoking three days at the Wolters Kluwer-sponsored Leading Edge workshop. The gathering of about 35 thought leaders from legal education – a wonderfully diverse group – was…
  • Jul 13

    FutureLaw Workshop – Call for Paper

    FutureLaw Workshop – Call for Paper
    Conference Announcement and Call for Papers 2017 Junior Scholars #FutureLaw Workshop 2.0 at Duquesne The conference is organized by Seth Oranburg, Assistant Professor, Duquesne University School of Law. Funding is provided in part by the…
Rank this Week: 872

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jul 21

    Department of State Bans American Citizens from Traveling to North Korea

    Department of State Bans American Citizens from Traveling to North Korea
    Weeks after the death of Otto Warmbier in a North Korea labor camp, the U.S. Department of State announced it would ban American citizens from traveling to the Hermit Kingdom. Citing the purportedly ‘high risk of arrest’ as the…
  • Jul 21

    ACLU Settles Suit Against Two Connecticut Police Officers Who Wrongfully Searched Black Driver

    ACLU Settles Suit Against Two Connecticut Police Officers Who Wrongfully Searched Black Driver
    The American Civil Union Liberties helped settle a case against two Connecticut police officers accused of profiling and unlawfully detaining a black man. The lawsuit arose after Woodrow Vereen of Bridgeport, CT, was pulled over for driving…
  • Jul 21

    $11.2M Settlement Awarded to Parents of Camera Assistant Killed While Filming Movie

    $11.2M Settlement Awarded to Parents of Camera Assistant Killed While Filming Movie
    Sarah Jones was a camera assistant who lost her life in a tragic accident while filming a movie back in 2014. As a result of the accident, Sarah’s parents, Richard and Elizabeth Jones, filed a lawsuit against the parties they felt were…
Rank this Week: 887

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: 897

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/
  • May 17

    Be candid but not too candid.

    Be candid but not too candid.
    Merriam-Webster provides four definitions of the word candor, They are: (1) whiteness, brilliance; (2) freedom from prejudice or malice; (3) kindliness; and (4) unreserved, honest, or sincere expression.  The first and third definitions…
  • May 16

    The news, like rust, never sleeps.

    The news, like rust, never sleeps.
    Since January 20, I have been trying to avoid the daily national news cycle because the national news frequently has the effect on me of creating a lot of anxiety and if I am going to worry about things I can't control, I would rather worry…
  • May 8

    Is President Trump really any different than President Obama?

    Is President Trump really any different than President Obama?
    The answer to the question in the title, is 'yes, of course he is."  But there is one area one key area, where it might appear that President Trump and President Obama are perfectly aligned.  Specifically, just like President Obama,…
Rank this Week: 1009

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

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

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

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

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

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

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 1073

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: 1103

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1175

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Jul 5

    Fill Up Your Cup – Indy Chamber

    Fill Up Your Cup – Indy Chamber
    Originally posted by Central ISBDC Indy Chamber Since April, entrepreneurs have gathered every Wednesday at the Speak Easy in Broad Ripple for One Million Cups- an event designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurial-minded people…
  • Jul 5

    Resources at Your Fingertips – Indy Chamber

    Resources at Your Fingertips – Indy Chamber
    Originally posted by Central ISBDC Indy Chamber To continue expanding their reach of support to small businesses, the Indy Chamber, the CISBDC’s host, recently released the Indy Resource Navigator, an online directory that connects…
  • Jul 5

    On the EDGE – Indy Chamber

    On the EDGE – Indy Chamber
    Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (CISBDC) advised two small businesses that were recently awarded the Indiana Small Business Development Center’s (ISBDC) EDGE Awards. Celebrating economic development and growth through…
Rank this Week: 1218

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: 1224

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

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

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO

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

    2016 California Employment Law Update

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

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data
    This is more than just bad passwords. Data security is as all-encompassing as the "Internet of Things," a phenomenon that makes it harder for you to unplug from the internet. Yet, your data is not as secure as you would hope. Recent…
Rank this Week: 1253

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Jul 19

    Proclamation No. 269, series of 2017: Declaring the National Holidays for 2018

    Proclamation No. 269, series of 2017: Declaring the National Holidays for 2018
    MALACAÑAN PALACE MANILA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES PROCLAMATION NO. 269 DECLARING THE... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Feb 1

    2017 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Result

    2017 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Result
    The early bird gets the worm, as they say, so we’re starting the 2017 bar exam thread early.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 14

    Proposed Amnesty for Unpaid Estate Taxe

    Proposed Amnesty for Unpaid Estate Taxe
    (Note: Full text of House Bill No. 1889 and House Bill No. 3010 reproduced below.) The Ways and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 1261