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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/
  • Apr 15

    Wherein Black People Have To Go To School With Confederate

    Wherein Black People Have To Go To School With Confederate
    Racial controversy brewing at a school named after a Confederate general.
  • Apr 15

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.15.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.15.14
    * The annual Peeps In Law contest is open! Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. on April 21. [ABA Journal] * A comprehensive look at the law school reputation rank component of the U.S. News rankings. Maybe Professor Illig can take heart that…
  • Apr 15

    Yet Another Defense Of Law Schools (Yawn)

    Yet Another Defense Of Law Schools (Yawn)
    Who's coming to the defense of legal academia in the pages of the New York Times now?
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/
  • Apr 15

    Court orders Berlusconi to perform community service at center for elderly

    Court orders Berlusconi to perform community service at center for elderly
    An Italian court ruled [ANSA report] Tuesday that former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi [BBC profile] must perform community service at a home for the elderly as his sentence for tax fraud [JURIST report]. The order was requested by…
  • Apr 15

    Ohio AG approves proposed constitutional amendment to overturn gay marriage ban

    Ohio AG approves proposed constitutional amendment to overturn gay marriage ban
    [JURIST] Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine [official website] determined [press release] on Monday that a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would overturn its current ban on gay marriage had obtained the requisite number of…
  • Apr 15

    New Mexico Supreme Court rules state must recognize Fort Sill Apache tribe

    New Mexico Supreme Court rules state must recognize Fort Sill Apache tribe
    The New Mexico Supreme Court [official website] ruled on Monday that the state must recognize the tribal status of the Fort Sill Apache [official website]. Consisting of 712 members, the Fort Sill Apache, formerly known as the Chiricahua and…
Rank this Week: 6

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 15

    Obama Shortens a Prison Sentence by Correcting a Typo

    Obama Shortens a Prison Sentence by Correcting a Typo
    Associated Press WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted part of the sentence of a man convicted on drug-related charges, trimming 3½ years of jail time attributed to a typographical error in a sentencing document.
  • Apr 15

    Prosecutor Concludes Five-Day Cross-Examination of Pistoriu

    Prosecutor Concludes Five-Day Cross-Examination of Pistoriu
    AFP/Getty Images JOHANNESBURG—The prosecutor in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius questioned the South African star for a final time on Tuesday, homing in on alleged inconsistencies in the South African runner’s testimony as he…
  • Apr 15

    Lawyer Calls Niche Practice ‘Misunderstood’

    Lawyer Calls Niche Practice ‘Misunderstood’
    Since 2006, bankruptcy attorney James Selbach has focused his practice on defending individuals who are being hounded to pay debts that are in the process of being reduced or discharged in bankruptcy.
Rank this Week: 10

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 15

    The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work

    The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work
    Eileen Appelbaum, Heather Boushey, and John Schmitt |April 15, 2014: “Over the past three decades, there has been a steady rise in the share of women, especially mothers, in the workforce. As indicated by the data, the majority of…
  • Apr 15

    Vital Signs: Births to Teens Aged 15–17 Years — United States, 1991–2012

    Vital Signs: Births to Teens Aged 15–17 Years — United States, 1991–2012
    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly – April 11, 2014 / 63(14);312-318: ”The U.S. teen birth rate has continued to decline, from 84.1 births per 1,000 teens aged 15–19 years in 1991 to an all-time low of 29.4 in 2012 (1).…
  • Apr 15

    EU Report – Text and Data Mining

    EU Report – Text and Data Mining
    Standardisation in the area of innovation and  technological development, notably in the field of Text and Data Mining - Report from the Expert Group, 2014. “Text and data mining (TDM) is an important technique for analysing…
Rank this Week: 35

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 51

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    A Final Post on Tax Day

    A Final Post on Tax Day
    "The New Man on the Job" (LC)Former Guest Blogger Ajay Mehrotra's op-ed: The Lost Promise of Progressive Taxes.
  • Apr 15

    Kellogg on Holmes on the Syllogism

    Kellogg on Holmes on the Syllogism
    This one looks fascinating, especially for fans of The Metaphysical Club.  Frederic R. Kellogg, George Washington University, has posted The Social Dimension of Legal Induction: The Problem of Legal Similarity and the Process of…
  • Apr 15

    Krakoff, "Constitutional Concern, Membership, and Race"

    Krakoff, "Constitutional Concern, Membership, and Race"
    Sarah Krakoff (University of Colorado Law School) has posted "Constitutional Concern, Membership, and Race," which is forthcoming in the Florida International Law Review (2014). Here's the abstract: American Indian Tribes in the United…
Rank this Week: 59

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 15

    Strictly business, Your Honor

    Strictly business, Your Honor
    “How Breast Implant Size is Relevant to Tax Policy” [Alan Cole, Tax Foundation] Tweet Tags: strippers and exotic dancers, taxes Strictly business, Your Honor is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal…
  • Apr 15

    Casinos battle Phil Ivey over “edge-sorting” baccarat win

    Casinos battle Phil Ivey over “edge-sorting” baccarat win
    My knowledge of baccarat never got beyond James Bond novels, but this is quite a story of the Borgata casino’s suing a world-leading player over his having taken advantage of a defect in playing card manufacture, to the tune of nearly…
  • Apr 14

    Victory! Social Security suspends stale-debt collection program

    Victory! Social Security suspends stale-debt collection program
    Huge win for justice and good sense: facing a mounting public furor, “The Social Security Administration announced Monday that it will immediately cease efforts to collect on taxpayers’ debts to the government that are more than…
Rank this Week: 73

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: 106

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/
  • Apr 7

    Revenge Porn: Criminal Legislation vs. Rights and Freedom

    Revenge Porn: Criminal Legislation vs. Rights and Freedom
    Six states have passed laws to address revenge porn, but critics say those laws may infringe upon First Amendment rights and subject people to needless criminal prosecution. Critics of anti-revenge porn laws believe the laws as drafted are…
  • Mar 25

    Revenge Porn: Societal Costs and Legislative Solution

    Revenge Porn: Societal Costs and Legislative Solution
    The non-consensual posting of nude or sexual media by one person of another is known as Revenge Porn. Many victims report that this practice has had detrimental effects on their lives. Of those surveyed, 90 percent are women and 49 percent…
  • Mar 11

    The Ramifications of NSA Monitoring on Attorney-Client Privilege and the Bill of Right

    The Ramifications of NSA Monitoring on Attorney-Client Privilege and the Bill of Right
    Attorney-Client Privilege predates US history and is a fixture of Western Law. Pro advocates of its proliferation declare its necessity to a fair and adequate defense. According to many legal experts, NSA monitoring of privileged…
Rank this Week: 117

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

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

    Primavera Di Filippi on Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet? [AUDIO]

    Primavera Di Filippi on Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet? [AUDIO]
    Ethereum is a contract validating and enforcing system based on a distributed public ledger such as the one implemented by the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. The system allows for the management of complex distributed autonomous organizations, which…
  • Apr 15

    Primavera Di Filippi on Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet?

    Primavera Di Filippi on Ethereum: Freenet or Skynet?
    Ethereum is a contract validating and enforcing system based on a distributed public ledger such as the one implemented by the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. The system allows for the management of complex distributed autonomous organizations, which…
  • Apr 10

    Intelligence Gathering and the Unowned Internet

    Intelligence Gathering and the Unowned Internet
    The long-term viability of an unowned, open Internet remains in question. Any analysis of where the Internet is headed as a protocol and a platform must take into account the activities of both public and private entities that see the…
Rank this Week: 141

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, April 15, 2014:Cash Store seeks bankruptcy protection after Ontario suspends payday loan ... - Financial Post Maple Leaf Gardens sex offender to plead guilty to 103…
  • Apr 14

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, April 14, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Monday, April 14, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Monday, April 14, 2014:Federal appeals court overturns conviction for ‘white hat’ hacker ‘Weev’ Wall Street Journal on law firm hiringPope Takes…
  • Apr 11

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Friday, April 11, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Friday, April 11, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines fromWise Law on Twitter for Friday, April 11, 2014:Indiana must recognize a terminally ill woman’s same-sex marriage: judge Must benefits coverage extend to employees over the age of 65? Ontario…
Rank this Week: 168

Defero Law

Defero Law

Community of UK legal bloggers.

http://www.deferolaw.com/profiles/blog/list
  • Apr 14

    Office of Fair Trading Closes – What Next for Businesses?

    Office of Fair Trading Closes – What Next for Businesses?
    On 31 March 2014 the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) closed its doors. This is part of the Government’s reform of the arrangements for competition, consumer protection and consumer credit regulation.The OFT’s work and…
  • Apr 14

    What's the Difference between Proactive ‘Management Style’ and Bullying?

    What's the Difference between Proactive ‘Management Style’ and Bullying?
    Sickness absences cost British industry almost £29 billion, according to research last year by PricewaterhouseCoopers. But how much of this sickness is caused by stress resulting from aggressive management? What might be seen by one…
  • Apr 11

    Family Fear Hospital Has Not Learnt Lessons from Daughter’s Death

    Family Fear Hospital Has Not Learnt Lessons from Daughter’s Death
    A couple fear hospital bosses have failed to learn lessons from the death of their newborn baby. Karen, 37, and Sion Legg, 30, spoke of their devastation at losing their first child Alyssa Rose, aged just seven days, after serious failings in…
Rank this Week: 198

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Apr 15

    A Perspicacious Passover and Happy Easter

    A Perspicacious Passover and Happy Easter
    This poem is the second part of a diptych. To read the first part, already posted, follow this link. A Passover/Easter Exhortation When winter, winter days, and dramatic rains, Arrange with memories in ink and fiction, Ascribing each…
  • Apr 11

    An Election is Simply a Festival for the Majority!

    An Election is Simply a Festival for the Majority!
    I speak now to the minority: I apologize for not posting more. I've had many interesting ideas swirling around my head, each of them the potential kernel of a good blog post. …but I've strangely lost the urge, energy, or whatever to…
  • Apr 9

    A Story About Low-Key Policing and Corduroy

    A Story About Low-Key Policing and Corduroy
    A couple of people have asked me to explain an odd corduroy reference I made on Twitter last night. Yes, arguably corduroy references are inherently odd. But this one involved blood, and police officers, so it caused some inquiry. The facts…
Rank this Week: 205

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: 214

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Avvo Gets Another $37.5 Million in Financing

    Avvo Gets Another $37.5 Million in Financing
    It’s a good time to be a legal startup, it seems. Just three weeks ago, we reported here that Clio, the cloud-based practice management platform, had raised $20 million in financing. Now comes news that the lawyer directory site Avvo…
  • Apr 14

    Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?

    Which Legal Sites Did Heartbleed Affect?
    You’ve no doubt heard about Heartbleed, the security flaw that exposed personal information at many leading websites. The flaw was in OpenSSL, an open-source version of the SSL protocol that is used to encrypt transmissions between you…
  • Apr 12

    Breaking: ‘Estate Map’ is Shutting Down

    Breaking: ‘Estate Map’ is Shutting Down
    Just 10 months after it launched, Estate Map is closing down. As I described in my review of it last August, Estate Map is a cloud-based tool for estate planning lawyers and their clients. For lawyers, it simplifies client intake and…
Rank this Week: 292

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: 386

Arnstein & Lehr LLP Legal News

Arnstein & Lehr LLP Legal News

Features news, publications, events and cases.

http://legalnews.arnstein.com
  • Jan 8

    Joel Hurwitz quoted in Law360 regarding real estate legislative and regulatory issue

    Joel Hurwitz quoted in Law360 regarding real estate legislative and regulatory issue
    Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Joel Hurwitz was quoted in a January 1 article, “Real Estate Regulation And Legislation To Watch in 2014.” The article provides an overview of the biggest legislative and regulatory issues real…
  • Jan 8

    Robert E. McKenzie writes on common tax mistakes and Swiss tax evasion issue

    Robert E. McKenzie writes on common tax mistakes and Swiss tax evasion issue
    Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Robert E. McKenzie was quoted in two recent articles, one dealing with common tax mistakes and the other with tax evasion issues in Switzerland. The first article, “Avoid These 10 Common Tax…
  • Jan 8

    David Sugar testifies on proposed amendments to Chicago Condominium Ordinance

    David Sugar testifies on proposed amendments to Chicago Condominium Ordinance
    Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner David Sugar testified on January 8, 2013 before the City of Chicago Committee on Housing and Real Estate in support of proposed amendments to the Chicago Condominium Ordinance introduced by Alderman Thomas…
Rank this Week: 402

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Blackstone, Law, and Emotion

    Blackstone, Law, and Emotion
    Simon Stern, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, is publishing Blackstone's Legal Actors: The Passions of a Rational Jurist in Impassioned Jurisprudence: Law, Literature and Emotion, 1660-1800 (Nancy Johnson, ed., Bucknell University…
  • Apr 15

    King Lear and the Classroom

    King Lear and the Classroom
    Karen E. Boxx, University of Washington School of Law, has published Shakespeare in the Classroom: How an Annual Student Production of King Lear Adds Dimension to Teaching Trusts and Estates at 58 St. Louis University Law Journal 751…
  • Apr 15

    Kathryn T. Preyer Scholar Memorial Competition

    Kathryn T. Preyer Scholar Memorial Competition
    From Serena Mayeri, University of Pennsylania School of LawKathryn T. Preyer ScholarsNamed after the late Kathryn T. Preyer, a distinguished historian of the law of early America known for her generosity to young legal historians, the program…
Rank this Week: 424

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Apr 11

    Are you a good speaker? What does your audience think?

    Are you a good speaker? What does your audience think?
    You probably think you’re being perfectly clear when you give a presentation. But you don’t really know what the audience believes, do you? Not only that, you don’t even bother to ask. If you did, you’d be surprised…
  • Mar 25

    ABA Tech Show: a fun-filled showstopper of Law + Tech

    ABA Tech Show: a fun-filled showstopper of Law + Tech
    Today, I’m catching a train to head to Chicago for this year’s ABA tech show (officially designated as ABA TECHSHOW). Pictures don’t do justice to how much fun TechShow is, and besides the fun there is everything else. Two…
  • Mar 1

    The ‘Is It Worth It’ Factor

    The ‘Is It Worth It’ Factor
    My friend has this way of evaluating things, which she calls the “Is It Worth It Factor.” For example, many men cheat on their spouses or girlfriends. But some of those men figure out that, in the long run, the volcanic drama that…
Rank this Week: 431

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers a variety of legal areas and information, with a focus on the United Kingdom.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Apr 13

    Spoiling the Broth

    Spoiling the Broth
    Blake and others v LB Waltham Forest [2014] EWHC  1027 (Admin) is a judicial review challenge to the local authority’s decision to terminate a licence held by Christian Kitchen (the 3rd Claimant) to operate its soup…
  • Apr 13

    Disrepair: La luta continua!

    Disrepair: La luta continua!
    2013 was a difficult year for claimant disrepair. Changes in legal aid funding have made it all but impossible to pursue a disrepair claim under legal aid alone, as funding is only available for an order to carry out repairs to where there is…
  • Apr 11

    Disrepair: Damp and quantum

    Disrepair: Damp and quantum
    Following on from this post on disrepair counterclaims and as a precursor to a substantial post on disrepair quantum to follow very soon(ish), this is a County Court Judgment on an assessment of quantum hearing on 28 March 2014 (there was a…
Rank this Week: 475

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan and Aidan Ellis.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 476

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: 506

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • 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…
  • Mar 29

    Blawg of the Day – Blawgletter

    Blawg of the Day – Blawgletter
    We’ll end the week with a fun blog – Blawgletter is published by Dallas lawyer Barry Barnett, and it features “legal bits you can hold onto.”  He talks about a number of legal topics – recent posts have…
Rank this Week: 507

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Apr 13

    HANDEL IN OPTIES EN ZORGPLICHT (II)

    HANDEL IN OPTIES EN ZORGPLICHT (II)
    Een bijzondere zorgplicht? We gaan even terug in de tijd. De zaak die heeft geleid tot het arrest van de Hoge Raad van 11 juli 2003 (JOR 2003, 199 inzake Kouwenberg v Rabobank) vindt zijn oorsprong in transacties die in 1987 werden…
  • Apr 11

    HANDEL IN OPTIES EN ZORGPLICHT (I)

    HANDEL IN OPTIES EN ZORGPLICHT (I)
    Bijzondere risico’s? De belegger die 100 aandelen Wolters Kluwer koopt weet dat, afgezien van betaalde provisie, zijn maximale verlies de aanschafprijs is, namelijk wanneer de aandelen de waarde nihil bereiken. In zekere zin zal zijn…
  • Apr 11

    IP VIOLATION AND IMMEDIATE BAN ON DOWNLOADING IN THE NETHERLANDS

    IP VIOLATION AND IMMEDIATE BAN ON DOWNLOADING IN THE NETHERLANDS
    The amount of the levy payable for making private copies of a protected work may not take unlawful reproductions into account The European Copyright Directive* permits Member States to lay down an exception to the exclusive reproduction right…
Rank this Week: 508

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 511

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: 546

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Apr 14

    Subway “Footlong” Lawsuit Is within Inches of Settling

    Subway “Footlong” Lawsuit Is within Inches of Settling
    Subway averages about $2.85 billion in the sale of their footlongs, making the rough value of what that inch they have duped customers out of close to about $142 million. That’s a lot of dough.Related Posts:FTC Puts The Brakes On…
  • Apr 10

    A Proposal of Punishments for GM

    A Proposal of Punishments for GM
    Federal safety regulators want to fine GM $7,000 a day for failure to respond to federal questions. GM CEO Mary Barra promised new standards and then answered every other question with “We’re still investigating.” Sen. Kelly…
  • Apr 9

    “Contempt of Cop” – The Law of Standing up to Police Officer

    “Contempt of Cop” – The Law of Standing up to Police Officer
    "Contempt of cop" is a popular phrase floating around the Internet lately. A play on words created by police officers and civil libertarians, the phrase describes a situation where a citizen disrespects the authority of law enforcement--from…
Rank this Week: 550

On the Record

On the Record

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

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

    In-House Interrogatory

    In-House Interrogatory
    Ever wanted to rent a general counsel?
  • Jan 20

    Law blog roundup

    Law blog roundup
    Here are some news items to get the week started.
  • Jan 17

    Some final thoughts on ‘Jeopardy!’

    Some final thoughts on ‘Jeopardy!’
    When I saw the Final Jeopardy! category, I immediately thought, "This is going to be either very easy or very hard."
Rank this Week: 583

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: 588

May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

Covers legal news and observations. By J. Craig Williams.

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/
  • 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: 590

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: 696

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Apr 11

    Pigs, old chestnuts, and life lessons.

    Pigs, old chestnuts, and life lessons.
    Probably thinking I needed it, someone recommended a book with pithy business and life advice. When I looked it up, I discovered it was larded with the kind of time-worn advice that if you live long enough, you’ll see over and over…
  • Apr 9

    Random irreverence and more Free CLE.

    Random irreverence and more Free CLE.
    A couple of Saturdays ago, we were paired up on the golf course with a happy wise-cracking guy who turned out to be a presiding judge in another jurisdiction. I won’t mention where he was from but let’s just say, he was one happy…
  • Apr 5

    Knickers in a bunch over Burke discipline. Meanwhile DOJ hides prosecutorial misconduct.

    Knickers in a bunch over Burke discipline. Meanwhile DOJ hides prosecutorial misconduct.
    From the knickers in a bunch file. Last week, the local paper’s editorial board was in high dudgeon grabbing all four cheeks over the wrist-slap inflicted on Fast, Furious and famous former U.S. Attorney for Arizona Dennis K. Burke. The…
Rank this Week: 698

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

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

    Find & Print Appears on WestlawNext

    Find & Print Appears on WestlawNext
    Find & Print has made its way back to Westlaw. You can now find the Find & Print links under the "Tools" tab on the WestlawNext home page. You'll have to scroll a bit to get to it -- it's...
  • Apr 9

    Access to Westlaw Classic Ends on July 1

    Access to Westlaw Classic Ends on July 1
    We've just been notified that access to the "classic" Westlaw interface, known as Westlaw Classic, will end for all academic users on July 1 of this year. Some USF Law students may not have ever used Westlaw Classic, but some...
  • Mar 25

    Quick Access to HeinOnline Search Help

    Quick Access to HeinOnline Search Help
    I love HeinOnline, but since I don't search its content every day, it can be challenging to remember HeinOnline's unique search syntax. So it's good news that HeinOnline has added faster access to "Search Help" on its Welcome page.…
Rank this Week: 704

NPR: Justice Talking PodCast

NPR: Justice Talking PodCast

News, commentary and debates on the current legal battles that capture our nation's attention. From National Public Radio.

http://www.justicetalking.org
  • Apr 14

    The Law and Infectious Disease

    The Law and Infectious Disease
    State laws permit the involuntary commitment of people suffering from mental illness if they are a danger to themselves or others. But how do these commitment laws work in practice? Do laws aimed at protecting patients' rights prevent people…
  • Apr 8

    Regulation of the Entertainment Industry

    Regulation of the Entertainment Industry
    The movie rating industry has initiated some reforms following charges by filmmakers that the system is arbitrary and unfair. But skeptics on both sides of the issue say troubling content in movies, television and music is not being handled…
  • Mar 31

    College Admission

    College Admission
    The college admissions process has changed significantly in recent years, particularly for students seeking to get into the nation's most elite universities. Should these schools' admissions policies favor athletes and children of alumni?…
Rank this Week: 715

PunditMom

PunditMom

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

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 725

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: 786

Article 3

Article 3

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

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Apr 15

    Cuomo And de Blasio: Friendly Fire

    Cuomo And de Blasio: Friendly Fire
    New York is a blue state, although like all blue states, the shade varies with the population density. Last November, three-term Mayor Michael Bloomberg left office and was replaced by Bill de Blasio. Mayor Bloomberg has an estimated net…
  • Apr 14

    Perception Problems in the Venezuela Protest

    Perception Problems in the Venezuela Protest
    In a recent New York Times op-ed, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro argues that “the claims that Venezuela has a deficient democracy and that current protests represent mainstream sentiment are belied by the facts” and…
  • Apr 14

    Florida’s Charlie Crist: Poser Or Game-Changer?

    Florida’s Charlie Crist: Poser Or Game-Changer?
    If you’re into perennially tanned, complex political figures not named John Boehner, meet Florida’s Charlie Crist. If the name sounds familiar, maybe it’s because Crist has an uncanny aptitude for remaining relevant no…
Rank this Week: 790

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/
  • Apr 15

    Webinar for Students: Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent

    Webinar for Students: Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent
    Proquest Congressional is a fantastic resource for finding legislative history documents. It has a wealth of bills, hearings, reports and other documents going back to the earliest days of Congress, usually in PDF. How can you use it to learn…
  • Apr 7

    New eResources at Harvard

    New eResources at Harvard
    The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day!  For help efficiently navigating it all, make a time to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. New resources at Harvard…
  • Apr 3

    852 RARE: Old Books, New Technologies, and “The Human Skin Book” at HLS

    852 RARE: Old Books, New Technologies, and “The Human Skin Book” at HLS
    Baaaaaad news for fans of anthropodermic bibliopegy: Recent analyses of a book owned by the HLS Library, long believed but never proven to have been bound in human skin, have conclusively established that the book was bound in sheepskin. The…
Rank this Week: 793

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/
  • Apr 1

    Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle

    Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle
    From Law Technology News is the article Viacom and Google End Seven-Year Copyright Battle. After long litigation they have settled a massive copyright dispute. The impact will have a profound impact on the Internet and digital media. Posted…
  • Mar 24

    Heroic Lawyering

    Heroic Lawyering
    Download Rocket Matter's Heroic Lawyering here. Topics covered includes, Practice Management, Productivity, Marketing and Work - Life Balance. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Mar 21

    Research Center Technology

    Research Center Technology
    Keep up-to-date on new Research Center technology by viewing the Research Center Technology Guide. You can find information on printing, scanning, the PHIL station, Smart Board and more. It's here Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 832

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/
Rank this Week: 902

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/
  • Apr 4

    Being the champion and the nature of reality.

    Being the champion and the nature of reality.
    Given his love of basketball, I am a little surprised that Mr. Torvik has not already pointed out that our joint alma mater, the University of Minnesota, won the NIT men's basketball championship last night. Some might say that the Golden…
  • Mar 28

    How is this possible?

    How is this possible?
    Today is the 244th birthday of the tenth president of the United States, John Tyler. If he is remembered at all, President Tyler remembered for being the first Vice-President to become President upon the death of the President.…
  • Mar 27

    Winter is starting to get to at least one police officer.

    Winter is starting to get to at least one police officer.
    This is from February, but if the weather in Madison, Wisconsin is the anything like it has been in Minneapolis this week, I suspect the police offer is still writing this sort of incident report.
Rank this Week: 1019

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: 1066

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/
  • Apr 7

    Using TWEN to Flip the Classroom

    Using TWEN to Flip the Classroom
    Flipping the Classroom is a popular topic and the subject of a recent webinar given by Westlaw. Many of the tools available in a TWEN course site can be used to flip the classroom: Class Materials for posting text, audio and video Weekly…
  • Apr 4

    “Igniting Law Teaching” a TEDx-Styled Conference is being broadcast live today

    “Igniting Law Teaching” a TEDx-Styled Conference is being broadcast live today
    So if you couldn’t attend, listen here: http://media.wcl.american.edu/Mediasite/Play/60090ad2894d411fa52d53cb79b7b0771 Here is the schedule of speakers: 8:15am: Welcome and Introduction Billie Jo Kaufman, Assoc Dean for Library and…
  • Mar 28

    WestLaw Webinar

    WestLaw Webinar
    Content providers are realizing that faculty are busy and need to learn on their own schedule. That’s why webinars have become so popular. Lexis has offered sessions on teaching transactional law. Westlaw now will be offering 30 minute…
Rank this Week: 1080

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: 1123

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: 1221