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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: 8

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 18

    Oklahoma asks court to dismiss lawsuit filed after botched execution

    Oklahoma asks court to dismiss lawsuit filed after botched execution
    [JURIST] Oklahoma on Wednesday requested that the US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma [official website] dismiss a lawsuit filed after the botched execution of Clayton Lockett. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), The…
  • Sep 18

    Japan defies IWC limits on scientific whaling

    Japan defies IWC limits on scientific whaling
    [JURIST] In defiance of an International Whaling Commission (IWC) [official website] non-binding vote to impose strict limits on "scientific whaling," Japan on Thursday announced plans to proceed with a new round of culls scheduled for next…
  • Sep 18

    West Virginia judge delays ruling on same-sex marriage ban

    West Virginia judge delays ruling on same-sex marriage ban
    [JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia [official website] on Thursday delayed ruling on a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Judge Robert Chambers [official profile] stated…
Rank this Week: 19

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 18

    U.S. Department of Justice promotes forfeiture oversea

    U.S. Department of Justice promotes forfeiture oversea
    There’s an element of self-interest involved: when foreign states arrange to participate in the seizure of property of alleged wrongdoers even absent proof that can withstand trial, it can redound as a revenue source to U.S.-based law…
  • Sep 17

    “Justice Department Urges Banks to Implicate Employees”

    “Justice Department Urges Banks to Implicate Employees”
    “The Justice Department has a suggestion for banks hoping to avoid criminal charges: Rat out your employees.” By agreeing to throw individuals under the bus, the company as a whole will qualify for valuable cooperation credits.…
  • Sep 17

    Labor and employment roundup

    Labor and employment roundup
    Latest NLRB jaw-dropper: ban on retaliation against “concerted” labor action extends to employee acting alone in self-interest [Fresh & Easy case; Hackman/Barley, Vorys, Ian Gabriel Nanos/Management Memo] Connecticut Law…
Rank this Week: 29

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 18

    Drexel Law Gets $50 Million from Philadelphia Trial Lawyer

    Drexel Law Gets $50 Million from Philadelphia Trial Lawyer
    At a time when plunging enrollment has law schools struggling to balance their budgets, an extra million or so dollars couldn't hurt. What about $50 million? That's how much Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline is donating to…
  • Sep 18

    Oxfam America Sues SEC Over Extractive Rule

    Oxfam America Sues SEC Over Extractive Rule
    The lawsuit is the latest in years of wrangling over the rule, which would implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act.
  • Sep 18

    NYPD Twitter Class Teaches Cops Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

    NYPD Twitter Class Teaches Cops Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media
    The New York Police Department's commanders are highly trained veterans capable of wrangling hardened criminals. Now they are getting training in how to share their thoughts in 140 characters.
Rank this Week: 35

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 17

    Patent Citations and Stock Performance: Constructing a Dynamic Industry Classification

    Patent Citations and Stock Performance: Constructing a Dynamic Industry Classification
    Gay, Sebastien and Karger, Ezra, Patent Citations and Stock Performance: Constructing a Dynamic Industry Classification (September 15, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2496414 “Researchers in academia…
  • Sep 17

    EIA – Saudi Arabi Country Analysis Brief

    EIA – Saudi Arabi Country Analysis Brief
    “Saudi Arabia has 16% of the world’s proved oil reserves, is the largest exporter of total petroleum liquids in the world, and maintains the world’s largest crude oil production capacity. Saudi Arabia is the…
  • Sep 17

    H.R. 4387, FSOC Transparency and Accountability Act

    H.R. 4387, FSOC Transparency and Accountability Act
    CBO – As ordered reported by the House Committee on Financial Services on June 20, 2014 “H.R. 4387 would allow all members of the governing bodies of certain agencies that are represented on the Financial Stability Oversight…
Rank this Week: 62

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

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

    iPads and “The Art of Being Solo”

    iPads and “The Art of Being Solo”
    I am a firm believer that there can never be too many practice management resources for solo lawyers. As the name implies, solo lawyers don’t have the colleagues to help them when it comes to technology, marketing, finance,…
  • Jun 26

    iPads and “The Art of Being Solo”

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

    Why are Passwords So Hard for Lawyers?

    Why are Passwords So Hard for Lawyers?
    The subject of passwords is one that is both fascinating and frustrating to me. We know that it’s getting easier and easier for hackers to crack our passwords; just three years ago, a nine-digit password would take 44,530 years to…
Rank this Week: 58

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    Bessler on the Death Penalty in Decline

    Bessler on the Death Penalty in Decline
    John D. Bessler, University of Baltimore School of Law, has posted Foreword: The Death Penalty in Decline: From Colonial America to the Present, from the Criminal Law Bulletin 50 (2014): 245-62.  Here is the abstract:This Article traces…
  • Sep 18

    Criminal Law and Emotions in European Legal Culture

    Criminal Law and Emotions in European Legal Culture
    [Via H-Law, we have this call for papers for “Criminal Law and Emotions in European Legal Cultures: From 16th Century to the Present,” a conference to be held at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for the…
  • Sep 18

    Law in Transition: Association of Young Legal Historians Annual Forum

    Law in Transition: Association of Young Legal Historians Annual Forum
    The XXIst Annual Forum of Young Legal Historians, and 6th Berg Institute International Conference, with the theme Law in Transition, will take place at Tel Aviv University March 1-3, 2015.The upcoming XXIst Annual Forum of the Association of…
Rank this Week: 156

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    Defining Truth

    Defining Truth
    Giorgio Resta, Università degli Studi di Bari, Law Faculty, and Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich, Roma Tre University, Department of Law, have published Judicial 'Truth' and Historical 'Truth': The Case of the Ardeatine Caves Massacre at 31 Law…
  • Sep 16

    The Act of Killing

    The Act of Killing
    Richard K. Sherwin, New York Law School, has published Law in the Flesh: Tracing Legitimation's Origin to 'The Act of Killing', in No Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Justice (June 2014). Here is the abstract.The founding…
  • Sep 16

    Columbia and the Charles Beard Thesi

    Columbia and the Charles Beard Thesi
    Ajay K. Mehrotra, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, has published Charles A. Beard & The Columbia School of Political Economy: Revisiting the Intellectual Roots of the Beardian Thesis at 29 Constitutional Commentary 475 (2014).…
Rank this Week: 158

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: 142

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 18

    Texas Roadhouse signs lease in Dundalk

    Texas Roadhouse signs lease in Dundalk
    The casual dining restaurant has signed a lease at the Merritt Park Shopping Center.
  • Sep 18

    Median income in Baltimore region stays same

    Median income in Baltimore region stays same
    Household income in the Baltimore region hasn’t changed from the first full year after the recession, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The metro area’s 2013 median household income was $68,455, essentially the same as in 2010,…
  • Sep 18

    Warnken: Ready to take Maryland DNA case to Supreme Court

    Warnken: Ready to take Maryland DNA case to Supreme Court
    Supreme Court may get case asking if people who voluntarily submit to police questioning surrender their claim to the sweat they leave behind on a chair.
Rank this Week: 216

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Sep 17

    John Kaag on Drone Warfare and the Public Imagination [AUDIO]

    John Kaag on Drone Warfare and the Public Imagination [AUDIO]
    In 2012, U.S. drone strikes occurred most often in which nation? If you don’t know, you’re not alone. 27 percent of Americans reported they had no a clue and another 60 percent got it wrong. What should the media cover when it…
  • Sep 17

    John Kaag on Drone Warfare and the Public Imagination

    John Kaag on Drone Warfare and the Public Imagination
    In 2012, U.S. drone strikes occurred most often in which nation? If you don’t know, you’re not alone. 27 percent of Americans reported they had no a clue and another 60 percent got it wrong. What should the media cover when it…
  • Sep 12

    Getting to Know the Berkman Center with Jonathan Zittrain [AUDIO]

    Getting to Know the Berkman Center with Jonathan Zittrain [AUDIO]
    Learn more about the Berkman Center for Internet & Society — and its incredible network of researchers, activists, faculty, students, technologists, entrepreneurs, artists, policy makers, lawyers, and more — in an interactive…
Rank this Week: 208

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

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

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Sep 5

    Lawful Arrest or Excessive Use of Force: Today’s Perceptions about Militarized Police

    Lawful Arrest or Excessive Use of Force: Today’s Perceptions about Militarized Police
    In recent news, there have been several instances of demonstrations and riots resulting from allegations of police brutality. In cities like New York and Ferguson, there are many accounts and view points but there is still much to debate…
  • Aug 27

    Firing Squads and Lethal Injections: Is Today’s Death Penalty Cruel and Unusual?

    Firing Squads and Lethal Injections: Is Today’s Death Penalty Cruel and Unusual?
    The Eighth Amendment protects people from cruel and unusual punishments in the United States but what does that mean? In the last 38 years, Americans used hangings, gas chambers, lethal injections, electrocutions, and firing squads to execute…
  • Aug 8

    Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Child Abuse

    Marijuana Use During Pregnancy and Child Abuse
    Although still illegal everywhere in the United States under federal law, Colorado and Washington have decided not to prosecute marijuana use or production at the state level. Despite this lack of enforcement, women who use marijuana during…
Rank this Week: 275

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 413

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

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

    ‘Pay-to-play’ as Arizona Bar moves to protect its lucrative CLE turf.

    ‘Pay-to-play’ as Arizona Bar moves to protect its lucrative CLE turf.
    “When somebody says it’s not about the money — it’s about the money.” - H.L. Mencken This Friday, the State Bar of Arizona considers whether or not to ask the state supreme court to approve a precertification…
  • Sep 10

    Yeah, that’ll do it. Revisiting incivility.

    Yeah, that’ll do it. Revisiting incivility.
    I was thinking of incivility again. Maybe, it was prompted by reading Kathleen Geier’s out-of-both sides of her mouth musings about Joan Rivers. On the one hand, Geier thought Rivers “was pretty great” but on the other,…
  • Aug 14

    No expectations as Arizona Bar’s role and governance under review.

    No expectations as Arizona Bar’s role and governance under review.
    Suspending for a heartbeat my natural skepticism when it comes to Arizona’s legal establishment, especially its ‘friendly state bar,’ the following announcement might be good news. But I’m not holding my breath. By…
Rank this Week: 375

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
Rank this Week: 479

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: 320

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: 429

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: 457

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Sep 18

    My Night In The Drunk Tank

    My Night In The Drunk Tank
    It should have been a learning experience. It was not.
  • Sep 11

    Penn State/Sandusky Scandal Refelction

    Penn State/Sandusky Scandal Refelction
    We are all Penn State even if we disagree.
  • Aug 31

    How I Became A Cocaine Addict

    How I Became A Cocaine Addict
    New Years Day 1977. Sixteen years old. Sitting at a table at the sister of a friend’s house in Morgantown, West Virginia. A pile of white powder in front of me.
Rank this Week: 833

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Sep 16

    Federal Court Rules That Yelp’s “Hard Bargaining” Is Not Extortion

    Federal Court Rules That Yelp’s “Hard Bargaining” Is Not Extortion
    Yelp has been plagued by accusations of extortive business practices for years. Consumers and small businesses alike have taken to their websites and blogs to report how businesses that purchase advertising through the Yelp are rewarded with…
  • Sep 15

    Is Air Travel Heralding the Future of Inequality in America?

    Is Air Travel Heralding the Future of Inequality in America?
    Flying economy class has never been more miserable. Pillows and blankets no longer come with the ticket. Seats are cramped. Passengers are using devices called "knee defenders" to keep the seat in front of them from reclining. When fights…
  • Sep 12

    People Magazine Accused of Racial Discrimination in Lawsuit

    People Magazine Accused of Racial Discrimination in Lawsuit
    Tatsha Robertson, a recently dismissed People Magazine Senior Editor and African American woman, has filed suit against the publication; its parent company Time, Inc.; and her former supervisor Betsy Gleick for unlawful discrimination in…
Rank this Week: 958

ICLEF Law Tips

ICLEF Law Tips

Covers legal information on a wide variety of timely topics. By the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum

http://iclef.org/category/blog/law-tips/
  • Sep 16

    Law Tips: Estate Planning Does Not Include Just Grandma’s Cameo Brooch Anymore

    Law Tips: Estate Planning Does Not Include Just Grandma’s Cameo Brooch Anymore
    Digital assets are working their way into everyone’s life…and afterlife…like it or not! Our estate law faculty member, Professor Gerry Beyer, advises that: “Estate planning attorneys need to comprehend fully that…
  • Sep 9

    Law Tips: Do You Understand Conflicts of Interest?

    Law Tips: Do You Understand Conflicts of Interest?
    What are the areas of ethics that are often misunderstood by practicing lawyers? According to our long-standing ethics experts, one of them involves the lawyer’s duty of loyalty to the client, or conflicts of interest. Chuck Kidd and…
  • Aug 26

    Law Tips: Preventing Financial Exploitation of Your Elderly and Disabled Client

    Law Tips: Preventing Financial Exploitation of Your Elderly and Disabled Client
    Welcome back. Thanks to the generous contributions of Jim Voelz, Voelz Law Firm, Columbus, Indiana, Law Tips is looking into the “hidden epidemic” of financial exploitation of the elderly and disabled. This week Jim’s…
Rank this Week: 668

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Sep 14

    Equality and Unity, the Vision in UP Pep’s Routine, and Judging based on Fact

    Equality and Unity, the Vision in UP Pep’s Routine, and Judging based on Fact
    It may be a surprise why we’re talking about cheerdance in this blog. We’re supporting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 11

    Boatlift and 9/11: I Never Wanna Say I Should Have

    Boatlift and 9/11: I Never Wanna Say I Should Have
    “I have one theory in life. I never wanna say the word ‘I should have’. If  I do... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 7

    Hopefully Metro Manila Traffic Gets Worse

    Hopefully Metro Manila Traffic Gets Worse
    Metro Manila traffic is bad. It’s an established fact without need of further proof on top of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 744

HuskerBlawgs

HuskerBlawgs

Nebraska law and trials. Published by Stan Sipple.

http://huskerblawgs.blogspot.com/
  • 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
  • Sep 9

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    How are you? http://hjernefabrikken.no/xgnc/fell.php Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
  • Jul 31

    Senelle deliberates and will vote no for Elton Kagan

    Senelle deliberates and will vote no for Elton Kagan
    Volokh conspiracy poster notes that sennelle is the first Rat to announce opposition to putting Harv Dean Elton Kagan on the. Supremes http://bit.ly/aObzRC. Didn't you know he listens to the concerns of Nebraskans about hour liberal…
Rank this Week: 727

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

Covers lawsuits, settlements, accidents, crimes, and dangerous products being recalled.

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Sep 3

    Top Reasons People Divorce

    Top Reasons People Divorce
    Married couples get divorced for a whole host of reasons.  Learn what the top reasons for divorce are over at Divorce Help 360. What do you think the top reasons[...]The post Top Reasons People Divorce appeared first on Legal News &…
  • Aug 18

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JOHN A. MONTEVIDEO

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JOHN A. MONTEVIDEO
    For the past 35 years, John A. Montevideo has been dedicated to providing impeccable legal representation for clients dealing with the repercussions of both personal injuries as well as work[...]The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JOHN A. MONTEVIDEO…
  • Aug 4

    What Is An Early Neutral Evaluation and What is it For?

    What Is An Early Neutral Evaluation and What is it For?
    Early neutral evaluation is a type of dispute resolution where both parties privately speak with a neutral evaluator. This usually occurs when a divorcing couple is locked in an argument[...]The post What Is An Early Neutral Evaluation and…
Rank this Week: 540

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/
  • Aug 29

    Top Ten Things Law Professors Can Do This Year to Learn About EdTech

    Top Ten Things Law Professors Can Do This Year to Learn About EdTech
    Originally posted on Best Practices for Legal Education:Let’s face it, the role that technology can play in the practice of law is becoming more evident – with predictive coding, eDiscovery, and companies like LexMachina that use…
  • Aug 14

    Using Technology to Confuse Student

    Using Technology to Confuse Student
    A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights the results of an experiment done about 10 years ago by Derek Muller, then a doctoral candidate at the University of Sydney, Muller created two types of…
  • Aug 14

    Using Technology to Confuse Student

    Using Technology to Confuse Student
    A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights the results of an experiment done about 10 years ago by Derek Muller, then a doctoral candidate at the University of Sydney, Muller created two types of…
Rank this Week: 606

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Mar 1

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi
    Low Testosterone Lawyers have filed the following Androgel lawsuit in Illinois: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOISEASTERN DIVISION______________________________Richard C. Kelly, Sr., : COMPLAINT AND DEMAND: FOR…
  • Feb 28

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live
    The past decade has seen a rise in lawsuits surrounding gender and sex identity issues. For example, in 2012, the news followed Jenna Talackova, a transgendered beauty queen, as she battled Donald Trump to gain eligibility to compete in the…
  • Jun 12

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing
    A number of lawsuits have arisen due to the complications caused by the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs).  It has been shown that with the increase in popularity of IUDs, there has been a notable rise of cases where…
Rank this Week: 764

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Aug 22

    Indiana Pipeline 8/22/13

    Indiana Pipeline 8/22/13
    This Thursday the sixth annual Indiana Companies to Watch awards will recognize the state’s successful second-stage companies that have a history of growth and are projected for future success. This year, 33 companies from 14 counties…
  • Aug 2

    Indiana Pipeline 8/2/13

    Indiana Pipeline 8/2/13
    Once in a blue moon, a shift in technology aligns with an event that attracts enough attention to mark the beginning of a new market demand for a product that, only a few years previously, no one would have imagined was even worth the…
  • Jul 11

    Indiana Pipeline 7/11/13

    Indiana Pipeline 7/11/13
    You probably already know that the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) does a fantastic job helping new start-ups turn great ideas into growing Hoosier businesses. What you might not realize is that the ISBDC is an incredible…
Rank this Week: 536

The Law and other Anomalies

The Law and other Anomalies

By Steve Honig.

http://www.honiglawblog.com
  • Jul 9

    SEC to Act on Public Advertising of Private Placements?

    SEC to Act on Public Advertising of Private Placements?
    The SEC has announced that at its July 10 meeting (tomorrow!) it will take up implementation of the JOBS Act provision to allow in effect public advertising of private placements.  This provision was included in the Act in an effort to…
  • Jun 10

    Financing Med Devices 2013

    Financing Med Devices 2013
    It is not a secret that funding for med devices remains depressed compared to the heyday period up to 2008 --  but this may be the new normal.  What are the current groundrules? Suggestions from the June 7 conference held by Mass…
  • May 15

    Investing in Today's Market Environment

    Investing in Today's Market Environment
     With the stock market charging ahead, how should you be investing your money?  At a program presented May 15th by Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, while noting that each portfolio should reflect that investor’s goals,…
Rank this Week: 1009

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: 705

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: 685

Justice is a fickle thing...

Justice is a fickle thing...

By Anthony Fazzio.

http://justiceisafickledthing.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    Pfizer Recalls 28 Lots of Birth Control Pill

    Pfizer Recalls 28 Lots of Birth Control Pill
    The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Pfizer has recalled 28 lots of birth control pills, principally Lo/Ovral-28 tablets and Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets. The recall was caused by problems with "ingredients and sequence of the…
  • Jan 24

    Houston Settles Red Light Camera Contract Lawsuit

    Houston Settles Red Light Camera Contract Lawsuit
    It’s a source of great irritation to many drivers. It’s a bad idea for city officials. But, it's a bonanza for “entrepreneurs” who can make crime, however slight, profitable - $12 million in profits to be exact! And, the insult…
  • Jan 23

    Florida Jury Awards $168 Million in Malpractice Suit

    Florida Jury Awards $168 Million in Malpractice Suit
    Charles Broward with the Florida Times Union reports that a Florida jury has awarded $168 million to a Clay County deputy who filed a lawsuit against Memorial Hospital Jacksonville over a botched gastric bypass surgery in 2007.
Rank this Week: 1055

The Believer's Guide to Legal…

The Believer's Guide to Legal Issues

Covers Christianity and law. By Stephen Bloom.

http://thebelieversguidetolegalissues.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 983

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: 756

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Sep 17

    O'Neill Colloquium

    O'Neill Colloquium
    No description is available at this time.
  • Sep 12

    2014 Family Weekend

    2014 Family Weekend
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 2673

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Sep 18

    Is it good enough for the law to be written for lawyers?

    Is it good enough for the law to be written for lawyers?
    If you think that law isn’t written for lawyers, try reading some.  It can even start looking normal after a while (say about the length of time it takes to get through law degree).  But research on the main street impact of…
  • Sep 5

    Designing Legal Communications that Resonate

    Designing Legal Communications that Resonate
    By Margaret Hagan, Alex Gavis and Kursat Ozenc 1. Bringing communication design to law In May 2014, we ran a Legal Communication Design class at Stanford’s Institute of Design, or the d.school. Though legal communications have a…
  • Jun 16

    openlaw

    openlaw
    The other day a friend came to me because he heard about the openlaws.eu project. He said: ”Hey, openlaws sounds great – does that mean that I can write my own laws now?”. I had to tell him no, but that it was almost as…
Rank this Week: 4370

Article 3

Article 3

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

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Sep 18

    If You Fake Being Arabian You Can Meet Dave Chappelle Too

    If You Fake Being Arabian You Can Meet Dave Chappelle Too
    Last weekend I was in Las Vegas with a bunch of my friends. We are normally known for our outlandish behavior and disregard for social norms during our nights out on the town, but this time a few people in our group took our code of conduct…
  • Sep 18

    The Suburbanization of America

    The Suburbanization of America
    Return migration to the United States’ urban cores could not have come at a better time. In fact, we never should have left in the first place. Many of the economic and social issues sickening this country are a direct result of the…
  • Sep 17

    Why Should NATO Commit to Eastern Europe?

    Why Should NATO Commit to Eastern Europe?
    As the summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ended in Wales, a plan to come to the aid of its Eastern European member nations and Ukraine emerged. President Obama made it clear at the closing press conference that…
Rank this Week: 2431

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Sep 18

    A Grumble: United States Courts Website Misinforms About Free Speech

    A Grumble: United States Courts Website Misinforms About Free Speech
    Last night I carefully observed a gentleman who thinks that criticizing someone violates the First Amendment. You have to be very still in the wild or you spook them. After some irritable flailing our subject — a communications director…
  • Sep 12

    Follow-Up: U.C. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks Gets Free Speech Right This Time

    Follow-Up: U.C. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks Gets Free Speech Right This Time
    Last week I criticized an email from U.C. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks that was either dangerously ambiguous or flat wrong about the scope of free speech. Chancellor Dirks has just sent a follow-up email, probably prompted by the…
  • Sep 11

    The Quality of Mercy Is Not Strained, But It May Have A Litmus Test

    The Quality of Mercy Is Not Strained, But It May Have A Litmus Test
    Back in January I wrote about the indictment of Dinesh D'Souza and how difficult it would be for him to defend himself based on his assertion that he was selectively prosecuted based on his political views. D'Souza did eventually file a…
Rank this Week: 1486

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 18, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, September 18, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, September 18, 2014:Legal observers worry future judicial appointments will be done in secretLawyers and Pricing Part 3  Woman’s virginity worth $5,000,…
  • Sep 17

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, September 17, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, September 17, 2014: Harper suspended Commons committee reviews of Gascon’s Supreme Court appointment in June: House documents  Experiential…
  • Sep 16

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, September 16, 2014:Magnotta jury selection set to begin Tuesday Clients feel duped into hiring lawyers who are now suspended When Can An Employment Contract Be…
Rank this Week: 2519

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

This day in legal history, with occasional relevant posts on legal resources and developments, and book reviews.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • Sep 18

    Review of “Law Lit: From Atticus Finch to The Practice” edited by Thane Rosenbaum

    Review of “Law Lit: From Atticus Finch to The Practice” edited by Thane Rosenbaum
    This book, subtitled “A Collection of Great Writing About the Law” is a compendium of classic depictions of the legal system in action. Selections include passages from works such as Kafka’s The Trial, Shakespeare’s…
  • Sep 16

    September 16, 1818 – Connecticut Finally Approves a State Constitution

    September 16, 1818 – Connecticut Finally Approves a State Constitution
    The first formal government of Connecticut was set forth by The Fundamental Orders, adopted on January 14, 1639 OS (January 24 NS). (You can read the text here.) It has the features of a written constitution, and is considered by some as the…
  • Sep 14

    Party Like It’s 1787

    Party Like It’s 1787
    On September 14, 1787, the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry hosted a dinner for George Washington at the City Tavern in Philadelphia. City Tavern, built in 1773, also called the Merchants’ Coffee House, was the political and…
Rank this Week: 1157

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/
  • Sep 17

    Library Fest reminder and grand prize

    Library Fest reminder and grand prize
    The countdown to this year’s Love Your Library Fest is just two days! We hope to see you on Friday from 2-5pm in the Library for activities, games, an exhibit, chances to meet some legal information vendors, candy, and learning a…
  • Sep 16

    The Scottish Independence Referendum

    The Scottish Independence Referendum
    As you may know, on Thursday Scotland will vote on whether or not to remain part of the United Kingdom. Some estimates put the number of voters registered to participate in the referendum at over 4 million, which is more than 95% of…
  • Sep 16

    New Exhibit: Life Beyond the Law

    New Exhibit: Life Beyond the Law
    Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce its new exhibit Life Beyond the Law: Exploring Student Life Outside the Harvard Law School Classroom is now on view in the Caspersen Room on the fourth floor of Langdell Hall. This…
Rank this Week: 1248

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 17

    Ever Heard of Implied Hearsay?

    Ever Heard of Implied Hearsay?
    Most of us think about hearsay in connection with facts that are expressly stated. But an out-of-court statement that’s offered to prove the truth of the facts implied by the statement is also hearsay and inadmissible unless an…
  • Sep 15

    Turn Legalese into Plain English

    Turn Legalese into Plain English
    A contract shouldn’t require a Latin-English dictionary to understand it! In fact, there’s generally no reason to use Latin terms or formal legal language (legalese) at all. Use plain English to be sure the contracts and other…
  • Sep 12

    5 Tips to Make the Most of Requests for Admission

    5 Tips to Make the Most of Requests for Admission
    Requests for admission are very valuable yet underutilized tools. They’re one of the best techniques to create admissible evidence for summary judgment and trial—make good use of them! With requests for admission, you can take an…
Rank this Week: 2776

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    Rocket Matter’s New iPad Version ‘Not Just an App’

    Rocket Matter’s New iPad Version ‘Not Just an App’
    “This is not just a companion app to our Web version,” Rocket Matter CEO Larry Port said about the iPad app the company released today. “It is a full-featured practice management platform.” In fact, the user interface…
  • Sep 17

    Rocket Matter’s New iPad Version ‘Not Just an App’

    Rocket Matter’s New iPad Version ‘Not Just an App’
    “This is not just a companion app to our Web version,” Rocket Matter CEO Larry Port said about the iPad app the company released today. “It is a full-featured practice management platform.” In fact, the user interface…
  • Sep 16

    See You at the Clio Cloud Conference?

    See You at the Clio Cloud Conference?
    It is not too late to register for the Clio Cloud Conference next Monday and Tuesday in Chicago. I attended and spoke at the first Clio conference last year and can attest to the fact that it was well worth attending. This year’s…
Rank this Week: 1898

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

Covers New York business, criminal, employment, estate planning, family and real estate law.

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Sep 15

    Why Do Domestic Violence Victims Stay With Their Abuser

    Why Do Domestic Violence Victims Stay With Their Abuser
    If you are anything like me, you probably watched the video of Ray Rice punching Janay Palmer(now Janay Rice) in the face and cringed with anger and sadness.  I was shocked by the brutality of it.  And then I thought when it…
  • Sep 9

    Grandparents Rearing Grandchildren

    Grandparents Rearing Grandchildren
    Throughout history, grandparents and extended family have raised children; however, in our current society more and more grandparents are the primary caregivers to their grandchildren. In the United States, there are 2.4 million grandparents…
  • Aug 14

    College Bound? Get Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy for your student!

    College Bound? Get Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy for your student!
    If you have children getting ready for college, you should consider having them prepare Durable General Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy documents. From a practical perspective, you may be paying your child’s tuition and housing…
Rank this Week: 4090

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/
  • Sep 15

    The Greatest Game (2014 edition)

    The Greatest Game (2014 edition)
    I am trying, and sometimes failing, to pay less attention to football. As a result, I did not do a post about the Most Important College Football Game Of The Year, i.e., the University of Iowa vs. Iowa State. We have previously covered the…
  • Sep 10

    Some heavy reading on the death penalty.

    Some heavy reading on the death penalty.
    Judge Richard Kopf has an terrific post (first and third definitions) on his blog, Hercules and the Umpire today. It concerns the death penalty and the execution of people who are "factually," i.e., actually, innocent. I'll do a poor job of…
  • Aug 22

    "People can't shoot themselves more than once."

    "People can't shoot themselves more than once."
    At least that is what Pine County, Minnesota Sheriff Robin Cole told the Associated Press in this story about a man who said he accidentally shot himself four times.The man, who was taken to a Duluth, Minnesota hospital, told investigators…
Rank this Week: 3065

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/
  • Sep 15

    Considerations When Retaining the Marital Home in Divorce

    Considerations When Retaining the Marital Home in Divorce
    Maria Imbalzano, Esq., Shareholder and Co-Chair of Stark & Stark's Divorce Group, authored the article "Considerations When Retaining the Marital Home in Divorce," which was published on September 10, 2014 in U.S.1.
  • Sep 12

    New Jersey Updates Alimony Law

    New Jersey Updates Alimony Law
    John Eory, Esq., Shareholder and Co-Chair of Stark & Stark's Divorce Group, was featured in the article "New Jersey Updates Alimony Laws," which was published on September 11, 2014 in The Washington Times.
  • Sep 12

    Governor Signs New Alimony Law

    Governor Signs New Alimony Law
    After a protracted test of wills between alimony reformers and traditionalists, a new alimony statute was signed into law by Governor Christie on September 10, 2014. The new law, which is immediately effective, will serve to meet the…
Rank this Week: 2676