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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/
  • Aug 1

    Wisconsin high court upholds public unions restrictions and voter ID requirement

    Wisconsin high court upholds public unions restrictions and voter ID requirement
    [JURIST] The Wisconsin Supreme Court [official website] on Thursday issued a pair of rulings limiting the ability of public sector employees to unionize and requiring voters to present identification. In a 5-2 decision [opinion, PDF] in…
  • Jul 31

    UN official: violations of religious freedom persist in Vietnam

    UN official: violations of religious freedom persist in Vietnam
    [JURIST] UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief Heiner Bielefeldt [official webpage] on Thursday reported serious violations [press release] of religious freedom persist in Vietnam. Bielefeldt announced three of his planned…
  • Jul 31

    US House approves lawsuit against Obama

    US House approves lawsuit against Obama
    [JURIST] The US House of Representatives [official website] passed a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker of the House John Boehner [official website] to move ahead with a lawsuit which would challenge President Barack Obama's…
Rank this Week: 16

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 1

    Annals of costly historic preservation

    Annals of costly historic preservation
    It’s nice to know that in Manhattan’s super-expensive West Village there’s a transplanted farmhouse with a doggy chute opening in the door and a connection to the late Margaret Wise Brown, author of children’s classic…
  • Jul 31

    Medical roundup

    Medical roundup
    Doctor criticized on Science-Based Medicine blog proceeds to sue [Steve Novella, Orac] “Can you imagine Google becoming a health company?” Sergey Brin: doubt it, field’s “just so heavily regulated” [Michael…
  • Jul 31

    “Biglaw Firm Ordered To Make A Video Apologizing For Discovery Abuses”

    “Biglaw Firm Ordered To Make A Video Apologizing For Discovery Abuses”
    Federal judge Mark Bennett has resorted to what might be called a creative sanction against out-of-state law firm Jones Day following what he considered excessive interruption and witness-coaching during discovery in the case of Security…
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 1

    FTC Staff Report on Mobile Shopping Apps Found Disclosures to Consumers Are Lacking

    FTC Staff Report on Mobile Shopping Apps Found Disclosures to Consumers Are Lacking
    News release: “A new staff report issued by the Federal Trade Commission finds that many mobile apps for use in shopping do not provide consumers with important information – such as how the apps manage payment-related disputes or…
  • Aug 1

    The Digital Public Library of America: Collaboration, Content, and Technology at Scale

    The Digital Public Library of America: Collaboration, Content, and Technology at Scale
    Daniel Cohen - July 14, 2014- Educase: “DPLA accomplishes its mission by aggregating metadata and thumbnails pointing to digital objects for millions of photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from a…
  • Jul 31

    Making Farm Animal Rights A Fundamental Green Issue

    Making Farm Animal Rights A Fundamental Green Issue
    “Conservation organizations have long sought to protect pandas, polar bears and pelicans, but the welfare of farm animals has largely been left to activist animal-welfare groups like the Humane Society of the United States, which…
Rank this Week: 28

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 30

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, August 1, 2014

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines for Friday, August 1, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Friday, August 1, 2014: A shout-out to our good friend, John S., now of Wise Law's growing Cobourg contingent. May your gardens always be green. Great seeing you.Creator…
  • Jul 31

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, July 31, 2014

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines for Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, July 31, 2014:Second charge against Toronto cop in Sammy Yatim shooting - Toronto StarRob Ford campaign video may have violated rules PM's former counsel won't face…
  • Jul 30

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headlines for Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, July 30, 2014:Exonerated Innocent Man Describes 21 Year Connecticut Prison NightmareFootage shows Iowa sheriff’s deputies Tasing man at least 15 times before…
Rank this Week: 41

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Crump and Brophy on Cornelius Sinclair's Odyssey

    Crump and Brophy on Cornelius Sinclair's Odyssey
    Judson E. Crump and Alfred L. Brophy, University of North Carolina School of Law, has posted Cornelius Sinclair's Odyssey: Freedom, Slavery, and Freedom Again in the Old South.  Here is the abstract: In August 1825 several free, young…
  • Jul 31

    Wilkes on Habeas Petitions in the Reign of James I

    Wilkes on Habeas Petitions in the Reign of James I
    Donald E. Wilkes, Jr., University of Georgia Law School, has posted Habeas Corpus Proceedings in the High Court of Parliament in the Reign of James I, 1603-1625, which appears in the American Journal of Legal History 54 (2014): 200-63. …
  • Jul 30

    Gordon, "The Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case"

    Gordon, "The Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case"
    Gregory S. Gordon (University of North Dakota - School of Law) has posted "The Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case: Otto Dietrich and the Future of Persecution Law." The article appears in Volume 75 of the Ohio State Law Journal (2014).…
Rank this Week: 75

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

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

    iPads and “The Art of Being Solo”

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

    Why are Passwords So Hard for Lawyers?

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

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

    The Increasing Automation of Technology: A Good or Bad Thing?
    The latest episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report is called Automation or Control: Why Attorneys Must Choose (I didn’t choose the title) – in it, we discuss the fact that technology services are increasingly connecting to…
Rank this Week: 113

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jul 29

    ARREST HOF AMSTERDAM IN FORTIS-ZAAK

    ARREST HOF AMSTERDAM IN FORTIS-ZAAK
    Beleggers misleidend en onvolledig geïnformeerd Door het Gerechtshof te Amsterdam is op 29 juli 2014 arrest gewezen in de zaak die door onder andere de (collectieve belangen) stichting Fortis Effect was aangespannen tegen de Staat…
  • Jul 26

    TWEEMAAL PROCEDEREN OVER HETZELFDE GESCHIL?

    TWEEMAAL PROCEDEREN OVER HETZELFDE GESCHIL?
    Res judicata In Nederland, maar ook in de andere landen binnen het Koninkrijk, geldt de regel dat als de rechter al een (definitief bindend) oordeel over een geschil heeft uitgesproken, je niet over datzelfde geschil wederom een procedure…
  • Jul 25

    STUDIESCHULD: WELK RECHT IS VAN TOEPASSING?

    STUDIESCHULD: WELK RECHT IS VAN TOEPASSING?
    Studieschuld gematigd door de rechter De Stichting Studiefinanciering Curaçao (SSC) heeft een studielening aan X verstrekt van in hoofdsom ANG 12.000. Partijen hebben daarover op 21 juli 1997 een overeenkomst van geldlening gesloten. X…
Rank this Week: 137

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Aug 1

    Waiting Patiently For The SEOer To Reply

    Waiting Patiently For The SEOer To Reply
    Joel Marami 6:46 AM (5 hours ago) to me Dear Business owner, This letter regards to the website www.popehat.com My name is Joel Marami. I am the director of digital marketing at NGRWebTeam. We have some very good news. We have discovered why…
  • Jul 30

    Colorado ISP Peak Internet Sues Customer For Bad Online Review

    Colorado ISP Peak Internet Sues Customer For Bad Online Review
    Peak Internet of Colorado offers ISP services to the Pikes Peak region. Russell Petrick tried their services and was disappointed. He says that their speed was consistently below the benchmark they advertised. When Petrick complained, he says…
  • Jul 29

    Jury Finds Jesse Ventura's Reputation Susceptible To Harm

    Jury Finds Jesse Ventura's Reputation Susceptible To Harm
    Professional wrestler Jesse Ventura, who fell upon hard times and was forced to lower himself to politics, has won $1.845 million today in a defamation suit against the estate of the late Chris Kyle. Kyle wrote a my-life-as-a-Navy-SEAL book…
Rank this Week: 248

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    A2J Author Launches All New Platform Today

    A2J Author Launches All New Platform Today
    Whenever there is a conversation about using technology to enhance access to justice for the poor, there is sure to be talk of A2J Author. Developed almost 10 years ago by the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction and the Center for…
  • Jul 31

    LexisNexis Named Publisher of Official Mass. Report

    LexisNexis Named Publisher of Official Mass. Report
    This is interesting. LexisNexis today announced that it has been named official publisher of the Massachusetts Reports, the official publication containing decisions of the Supreme Judicial Court and the Appeals Court. Previously, Thomson…
  • Jul 30

    What Do You Know! I Inspired an Infographic

    What Do You Know! I Inspired an Infographic
    I’ve seen a lot of infographics, but never before have I been blamed credited for one. According to Nicole Black at the MyCase blog, the infographic I’ve embedded below, 10 Technologies that Have Changed the Practice of Law, was…
Rank this Week: 270

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: 329

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jul 31

    The Right of Free Speech vs. Online Business Reputation

    The Right of Free Speech vs. Online Business Reputation
    The question stands, if a person voices their opinion on the Internet, which has become the new mass medium, have they transformed into an agent for the media, and thereby deserving of less protection? If so, what protections should they be…
  • Jul 30

    Florida Leads the Charge Overturning Medical Malpractice Cap

    Florida Leads the Charge Overturning Medical Malpractice Cap
    The Florida Supreme Court voided the cap on medical malpractice in wrongful death in the McCall case because the crisis was not real. Alternatively, if the crisis was real, it was over, and the law had no actual relationship to the purpose of…
  • Jul 25

    Home Is Where You Park It: The Legality of Living in a Car

    Home Is Where You Park It: The Legality of Living in a Car
    It used to be illegal to sleep in your car in Los Angeles. The city’s municipal code outlawed using any vehicle parked on a public street, lot, beach, or harbor as living quarters either overnight, day-by-day, or otherwise. In June…
Rank this Week: 351

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Calling Saul

    Calling Saul
    Breaking Bad's spin-off series, Better Call Saul,will have a delayed premiere date, but not because of network questions about its viability. Instead, its creators are taking additional steps to make certain the show maintains production…
  • Jul 26

    His Final Bow

    His Final Bow
    PBS will begin airing the last season's adaptations of Agatha Christie's Poirot novels on July 27. After a quarter of a century, we will say adieu to our old friends Poirot, Hastings, Miss Lemon, and Superintendent Japp. While PBS will…
  • Jul 23

    A Comic Book Nice Guy Dies Saving A Friend: Life, Death, and Archie Andrew

    A Comic Book Nice Guy Dies Saving A Friend: Life, Death, and Archie Andrew
    Archie Andrews, the lovable character familiar to many from the "Archie" comics, meets his end in today's installment of Life With Archie, when he saves the life of his friend Kevin Keller. Kevin is a veteran opposed to gun violence who…
Rank this Week: 345

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

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

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Jul 25

    The New Pregnancy Drug Law in Tennessee

    The New Pregnancy Drug Law in Tennessee
    On July 1st a new law took effect in Tennessee that allows prosecutors to pursue criminal assault charges if the mother uses illegal drugs during pregnancy. Although it had widespread bipartisan support and is designed to fight Neonatal…
  • Jul 11

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

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

    Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants: Push and Pull Factors of Immigration

    Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants: Push and Pull Factors of Immigration
    Since 2009, the number of unaccompanied minors apprehended crossing the U.S. border has sharply increased. The journey for these children is long, expensive, and dangerous. What is the cause of this sudden influx of young immigrants? On this…
Rank this Week: 332

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 308

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: 273

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 1

    Maryland extends pay hike for Medicaid physician

    Maryland extends pay hike for Medicaid physician
    Maryland officials are spending tens of millions of dollars to extend a federal pay hike for physicians who serve Medicaid patients, but it’s unclear whether the incentive has been effective at increasing those patients’ access to…
  • Aug 1

    Towson law firm seeks halt of AG investigation

    Towson law firm seeks halt of AG investigation
    A Towson law firm says it is being investigated by the attorney general’s Consumer Protection Division for services it stopped providing several years ago and, in some instances, never offered at all.
  • Aug 1

    Stay sought in ruling on Va. gay-marriage ban

    Stay sought in ruling on Va. gay-marriage ban
    A county court clerk in northern Virginia is seeking to delay a federal appeals court ruling striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban.
Rank this Week: 593

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jul 29

    The first rule of lawyering.

    The first rule of lawyering.
    Some time ago, I posted about client and case selection and how important that was, particularly during an economic downturn. Well now that things have supposedly picked up and are coming up rose petals, client selection remains as important…
  • Jul 25

    “Candy Andy’s” back and John Gleason’s out.

    “Candy Andy’s” back and John Gleason’s out.
    As he said he’d do, disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas is running for Governor of Arizona — along with the usual Arizona collection of migrant-demonizing far right extremists — each battling to outdo the…
  • Jul 22

    There’s always more room in the clown car.

    There’s always more room in the clown car.
    John Lennon was right. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” Not long after I ate a couple of yellow nectarines yesterday afternoon, I got a robocall. It was from the big box store where I’d…
Rank this Week: 458

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jul 27

    Virtual assistants that are affordable and super helpful

    Virtual assistants that are affordable and super helpful
    What kind of virtual assistance can you get for $25 a month? Until I tried FancyHands I would have said “nothing worthwhile.” But my friend Chad Burton persuaded me to try them, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised. Under the…
  • Jul 13

    The voice in your head

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

    The problem with being clever

    The problem with being clever
    Being seen as clever by your fellow humans seems like a good thing. We like it when we say something clever and people notice. Feels good, right? So what’s the problem with being clever? It’s not at all obvious. When we bask…
Rank this Week: 375

Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

http://www.legalbite.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Tenants Vs. Landlord

    Tenants Vs. Landlord
     A new survey conducted by Ocean Finance reveals that half of those who rent privately have been ‘ripped off’ by either their landlord or letting agent.  The poll conducted from 2,000 UK adults shows a high level of…
  • Jul 8

    Working hours get more flexible!

    Working hours get more flexible!
    A change in the law has now allowed all employees to request flexible working hours. This right was previously only reserved for carers and those caring for children. This change should now see an estimated 20 million people with the right to…
  • Jun 23

    Are we about to see flight delay claims soar?

    Are we about to see flight delay claims soar?
    Flight Delays ClaimsWith a recent court case ruling in the favour of a passenger who was delayed for 27 hours has been awarded £526 in compensation. The passenger in question is Ronald Huzar who was travelling from Malaga to …
Rank this Week: 459

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: 362

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Aug 1

    Opening a Law Practice? Pay Attention to Tax Issue

    Opening a Law Practice? Pay Attention to Tax Issue
    You’ve decided to open your own law office and are ready for your clients’ cases, but are you also ready to handle the tax issues that go hand-in-hand with running your own business? Here’s an overview of some tax issues to…
  • Jul 30

    Tales of Hoffman: Postmortem Planning for Actor’s Estate

    Tales of Hoffman: Postmortem Planning for Actor’s Estate
    The tragic death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has given us an opportunity to consider his estate planning, with lessons and strategies for the rest of us. Court documents in probate proceedings for Hoffman reportedly indicate that he…
  • Jul 28

    Avoid Apple’s Legal Headaches Over Final Paycheck

    Avoid Apple’s Legal Headaches Over Final Paycheck
    In the recently certified class action against Apple for wage and hour law violations, one of the plaintiffs’ allegations is that employees who quit or were dismissed weren’t given final paychecks in a timely manner as required by…
Rank this Week: 1288

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 828

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/
  • Jul 29

    Law Tips: Smoking Guns; 3 Ways Technology has Changed Employment Law

    Law Tips: Smoking Guns; 3 Ways Technology has Changed Employment Law
    Technological advancements such as email and the virtual office have made life easier, for sure! But these conveniences can carry challenges. Certain areas of law, such as employment law, are impacted directly by these changes in the…
  • Jul 22

    Thoughts on Finding Defense Experts: A Bad Expert Can Guarantee Failure….and so on

    Thoughts on Finding Defense Experts: A Bad Expert Can Guarantee Failure….and so on
    ” … Do as adversaries do in law, strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.” Shakespeare; The Taming of the Shrew, act 1, scene 2. It’s my pleasure to bring Jon Stowell’s counsel on selecting defense experts…
  • Jul 15

    Ten Reasons to Use Supplemental Jury Questionnaire

    Ten Reasons to Use Supplemental Jury Questionnaire
    I want to welcome Law Tips participant, Inese A. Neiders, Ph.D, J.D., jury consultant from Columbus, Ohio. She assists lawyers in trial preparation, jury selection and trial presentation. It’s a pleasure to be sharing Dr. Neiders…
Rank this Week: 1317

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jul 24

    USF's HeinOnline Now Includes Fastcase Caselaw Feature

    USF's HeinOnline Now Includes Fastcase Caselaw Feature
    USF's new Fastcase Premium subscription has let us integrate Fastcase caselaw features into HeinOnline. Some of the noteworthy features of this integration are: You can search caselaw from within HeinOnline via the new "Fastcase"…
  • Jul 10

    Words & Phrases Now Available on WestlawNext

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

    Westlaw Classic is Gone

    Westlaw Classic is Gone
    Westlaw Classic, the "old" Westlaw interface, is no longer available on our campus. If you need help using WestlawNext, please ask a librarian!
Rank this Week: 987

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: 976

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: 1213

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: 979

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: 995

May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

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

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/journal.asp
  • Jun 11

    Personal Injury Law Just Got Trickier For Hospital

    Personal Injury Law Just Got Trickier For Hospital
    We thought the tort law in personal injury cases was fairly well defined, but a new appellate opinion has got hospitals and their attorneys in a dither, while plaintiffs and their lawyers are throwing a big party.Especially now that they can…
  • Jun 3

    You Can't Stop Your Home Address From Being Given to Your Union

    You Can't Stop Your Home Address From Being Given to Your Union
    Local 721 of the Service Employees International Union is the exclusive bargaining representative of all Los Angeles County employees.  No one employee can even ask his or her boss for a raise.  SEIU speaks on behalf of everyone,…
  • May 31

    When Is An Insurance Agent Not An Agent?

    When Is An Insurance Agent Not An Agent?
    You may be surprised to learn that an insurance broker, despite the broker's more commonly known name of "insurance agent," isn't really always considered an agent of the insurance company.  Sure, there are some insurance companies that…
Rank this Week: 997

Bag and Baggage

Bag and Baggage

Features musings on legal issues. By Denise Howell.

http://www.bagandbaggage.com/
  • Jan 28

    Changing Tech, Changing Law School

    Changing Tech, Changing Law School
    I'll be speaking Thursday at the 2013 Chapman Law Review Symposium on how law school (and particularly IP law) curriculum should change to keep pace with technology.  Our moderator is the brilliant John Tehranian (TWiL fans will remember…
  • Apr 16

    Colombia, Day 2: Off The Map

    Colombia, Day 2: Off The Map
    Looking up at the verdant walls of the huge bowl that is Medellín, and hearing the birds squawk "Chicharrón!" at us from the hotel garden, on our second morning in Medellín I felt like we'd already arrived in the jungle.  By nightfall…
  • Feb 17

    Colombia, Day 1: 644-Step Program

    Colombia, Day 1: 644-Step Program
    Yawn, stretch: if it's Tuesday, this must be Medellín!  After about six hours' sleep in Hotel San Lorenzo de Aná, it was time to get moving and see some of Colombia.
Rank this Week: 1010

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
  • Oct 12

    Cowboy Motorsports demands jury trial in suit over defective motorcycle helmet

    Cowboy Motorsports demands jury trial in suit over defective motorcycle helmet
    Cowboy Motorsports has demanded a jury trial in litigation brought by Wendall and Frances Hulse, who sued the makers and distributors of a motorcycle helmet, alleging the helmet was not equipped with “critical injury prevention…
  • Oct 12

    Associated Marine responds to discovery request in Jones Act suit

    Associated Marine responds to discovery request in Jones Act suit
    On June 21 Seaman Christopher Horner, a ship’s captain, sued his employer, Associated Marine Services, alleging the company should have provided better communication with the deck hands assisting him while he pulled a line. Court records…
  • Oct 12

    Man sues Temple-Inland after sulfuric acid splashes his face

    Man sues Temple-Inland after sulfuric acid splashes his face
    Alleging he was splashed in the face with sulfuric acid, Malcolm Guillory is suing Temple-Inland Inc.  The suit was filed Oct. 10 in Jefferson County District Court. According to the lawsuit, on Dec. 5, 2011, the alleged negligence of…
Rank this Week: 1301

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: 1030

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: 1725

Article 3

Article 3

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

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Aug 1

    Cars are America’s Favorite Killer

    Cars are America’s Favorite Killer
    Guns and cigarettes are two of America’s biggest killers. They’re also noteworthy because both are generally frowned upon (open carry rallies at your neighborhood Home Depot and much of the South being exceptions to the rule).…
  • Jul 31

    How a Few Prisons are Turning Their Inmates into Human Guinea Pig

    How a Few Prisons are Turning Their Inmates into Human Guinea Pig
    Recently the State of Arizona held what may arguably be considered the most botched execution to ever take place in the United States. On July 23, the execution of convicted murderer Joseph Wood lasted nearly two hours after Arizona’s…
  • Jul 30

    Impeachable Source

    Impeachable Source
    Ever since renowned constitutional scholar Sarah Palin issue a clarion call a couple weeks back declaring that the time has come to impeach President Obama, Republicans have been giddily bandying the idea about, with one poll finding that 2/3…
Rank this Week: 2044

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Aug 1

    Phishing Scams on Bank Account

    Phishing Scams on Bank Account
    If phishing scams have been around for many years, and millions of pesos have been lost from banks... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 1

    Social Networks, Sex Videos and Blackmail

    Social Networks, Sex Videos and Blackmail
    We received an email regarding voyeurism, a topic which we discussed before (see WHAT VOYEURISM?... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 29

    On Marriage, Family, Sex-Change, Birth Certificates, Change of Name and Change of Gender

    On Marriage, Family, Sex-Change, Birth Certificates, Change of Name and Change of Gender
    There’s an interesting discussion started by Atty. Ann Tugbang: “Do you think there should be a law... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 1784

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
  • Aug 1

    August 1, 1876: Colorado Joins the Union as the 38th State

    August 1, 1876: Colorado Joins the Union as the 38th State
    The United States acquired the eastern part of Colorado in 1803 through the Louisiana Purchase and the western portion in 1848 through the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. In 1850, the federal government also purchased a Texas claim in Colorado.…
  • Jul 30

    July 30, 1943 – Birth of Legal Scholar Robert M. Cover

    July 30, 1943 – Birth of Legal Scholar Robert M. Cover
    Robert M. Cover, a professor at Yale University Law School, wrote and lectured widely on legal history, constitutional law and jurisprudence before his untimely death of a heart attack at age 42. He is famous for articulating several…
  • Jul 28

    July 28, 1794 – Execution of Robespierre and His Supporter

    July 28, 1794 – Execution of Robespierre and His Supporter
    On this date, Maximilien de Robespierre, the head of the “Committee of Public Safety” during the French Revolution and the man who sent so many to the guillotine, had his own appointment with the executioner, known throughout the…
Rank this Week: 2663

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

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

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Jul 30

    Two excellent iPad document readers are…

    Two excellent iPad document readers are GoodReader and Documents 5 by Readdle. Goodreader is a robust PDF reader that can display books, videos, maps, pictures and more. ReaddleDocs can view Office files, PDFs, images, videos and more.…
  • Jul 10

    Privacy Group Files a Complaint Against Facebook

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

    Timestream

    Timestream
    Timestream is a productivity tool that helps you organize and collaborate. It's designed to streamline Investigations & visualize cases. Timestream allows for a fully interactive timeline. You can drag case evidence into Timestream and…
Rank this Week: 1779

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Jul 29

    Small Towns Emerge Victorious in Recent Legal Battle on Fracking

    Small Towns Emerge Victorious in Recent Legal Battle on Fracking
    Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has become one of the most controversial issues that environmentalists and oil companies alike are grappling with.  Hydrofracturing is a process by which high-pressure fluid is injected…
  • Jul 21

    10 Summer Moving Tips to Make For a Breezy Transition

    10 Summer Moving Tips to Make For a Breezy Transition
    It’s summertime and the real estate market is in full swing. Are you getting the moving bug? When it’s time to make the big move, will you be ready? Read these 10 Summer Moving Tips to make sure you’re prepared. Decide…
  • Jul 9

    Social Media in the Courtroom: Evidence, Hacking, and the Issue of Free Speech

    Social Media in the Courtroom: Evidence, Hacking, and the Issue of Free Speech
    As social media becomes an increasingly widespread method of communicating with friends and family, conducting business, and sharing news, it also appears more frequently within the context of the law.  For quite some time now, material…
Rank this Week: 3471

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    State of the Nation Address (SoNA) of President Benigno S. Aquino, 28 July 2014

    State of the Nation Address (SoNA) of President Benigno S. Aquino, 28 July 2014
    [Full text of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Philippines, to the Congress of the Philippines. This is the 5th SONA of President Aquino's 6-year term. The speech,…
  • Mar 17

    Results of the 2013 Bar Examinations: Full List

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

    Christmas and New Year of Hope

    Christmas and New Year of Hope
    Wishing everyone a Christmas, and a New Year, full of hope. Copyright © 2013 Philippine e-Legal Forum. This Feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this material in your news aggregator, the site you are…
Rank this Week: 1756

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jul 28

    How Should Lawyers Respond To Negative Online Reviews?

    How Should Lawyers Respond To Negative Online Reviews?
    Back in the far, far distant past – namely, this past Spring – we looked at the pros and cons of business owners suing customers who posted venomous reviews of their enterprises on Yelp. Now the “negative chickens”…
  • Jul 22

    Who Can Afford To Go To Jail?

    Who Can Afford To Go To Jail?
    If you’re ticked off at all by the extra fees airlines have added the past few years, just be thankful you’re not a “passenger” caught up in the U.S. criminal justice system. I mean, you know, aside from the obvious…
  • Jul 21

    How to Attract – And Keep – Your Customer

    How to Attract – And Keep – Your Customer
    Customer retention is vital for any small business or start-up. Without it – your business will ultimately fail to prosper. With it – your potential for success is infinite. According to Harvard Business School, companies that…
Rank this Week: 2466

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    The secret principle behind all statutory and constitutional interpretation

    The secret principle behind all statutory and constitutional interpretation
    We haven't yet discussed the latest legal challenge to Obamacare, which is now in the news thanks to conflicting decisions issued by the DC Circuit and the 4th Circuit on the same day last week.The issue is that the Obamacare statute says…
  • Jul 24

    What is the proper method of execution?

    What is the proper method of execution?
    Michael Kiefer of the Arizona Republic has a story about witnessing the execution of Joseph Wood on Thursday afternoon. I recommend you read it.Mr. Wood was supposed to be executed by lethal injection. When most people hear that term, I…
  • Jul 22

    Judge Posner is Cat Crazy

    Judge Posner is Cat Crazy
    It is by now well known that Judge Richard Posner is a cat person. It is perhaps somewhat less well known that his love of cats has infected his judicial decision making to an alarming degree.For example, take Judge Posner's opinion in…
Rank this Week: 3977

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 1724

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

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

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Jul 22

    Wishing students success on the bar exam

    Wishing students success on the bar exam
    The Bar Exam is upcoming. And with it comes heightened stress and potential for students, but also an odd chance for diverging interests between a small number of students and their law schools. Bar exam homonyms: high stakes; gateway,…
  • Jul 10

    Thirty-One Themes of Thought

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

    Writing about Teaching Literature

    Writing about Teaching Literature
    Originally posted on Teaching & Learning in Higher Ed.:by Laura L. Runge The MLA recently released its long-awaited report on Doctoral Study in Modern Languages and Literature. Among its recommendations, the report argues for greater…
Rank this Week: 4063