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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: 14

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: 145

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 3

    Louisiana officials must grant same-sex marriage licenses, federal judge order

    Louisiana officials must grant same-sex marriage licenses, federal judge order
    [JURIST] A federal judge issued a court order [order, PDF] on Thursday that all Louisiana officials must grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples [JURIST news archive]. The order, issued by Judge Martin Feldman [official profile] of the US…
  • Jul 3

    Russian lawmakers vote to adopt privacy law

    Russian lawmakers vote to adopt privacy law
    [JURIST] Russian parliament [official website] members on Friday voted for a bill that forces online search engines to remove search results about a person at that person’s request. The new law will allow [AP report] a person to request…
  • Jul 3

    US court: Unpaid internships legal if they boost education

    US court: Unpaid internships legal if they boost education
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] on Thursday ruled [opinion, PDF] that unpaid internships are legal when they are tied to the intern’s education. The decision reverses [Reuters report] a lower…
Rank this Week: 63

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Lesaffer on Europe's Classical Law of Nation

    Lesaffer on Europe's Classical Law of Nation
    Randall Lesaffer, Tilburg Law School, has posted The Nature and Sources of Europe's Classical Law of Nations:The jurisprudence of the law of nature and nations of the Early-Modern Age holds pride of place in the modern historiography of…
  • Jul 3

    June Issue of the Journal of American History: Historians and the Carceral State

    June Issue of the Journal of American History: Historians and the Carceral State
    The June 2015 issue of the Journal of American History is a special issue on Historians and the Carceral State, produced in consultation with guest editors Kelly Lytle Hernández, Khalil Gibran Muhammad, and Heather Ann Thompson. From…
  • Jul 2

    Brady on Personal Property and the Fourth Amendment

    Brady on Personal Property and the Fourth Amendment
    Maureen E. Brady, a Ph.D. candidate in Law at the Yale Law School, has posted The Lost 'Effects' of the Fourth Amendment: Giving Personal Property Due Protection, which is forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal.    Along with…
Rank this Week: 200

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 3

    NYC to carwashes: unionize or else

    NYC to carwashes: unionize or else
    A new law in New York City aims to close car washes that don’t unionize, and workers’ own wishes in the matter would appear to be irrelevant. The bill would “requir[e] car wash owners to purchase a $150,000 surety bond to…
  • Jul 3

    “The person sending the takedown notices…”

    “The person sending the takedown notices…”
    “…claims to telepathically channel an inter-dimensional space alien from the future.” [Daily Dot (“Tumblr’s biggest copyright troll is a guy who says he knows an alien”)] Tags: copyright, social…
  • Jul 2

    “If you don’t care about kids or families, at least care about taxpayers”

    “If you don’t care about kids or families, at least care about taxpayers”
    My case for not applying discrimination law in ways that drive conservative religious agencies out of adoption work. [Cato at Liberty, drawing on my contributions to Scott Shackford’s Reason piece on libertarians and gays, which…
Rank this Week: 70

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 2

    ‘Black Swan’ Interns Suffer Setback in Wage Fight

    ‘Black Swan’ Interns Suffer Setback in Wage Fight
    A federal appeals court in Manhattan has determined that a lower court wrongly decided that Fox Searchlight Pictures had violated labor laws by not paying production interns.
  • Jul 2

    ‘Black Swan’ Interns Suffer Setback in Wage Fight

    ‘Black Swan’ Interns Suffer Setback in Wage Fight
    A federal appeals court in Manhattan has determined that a lower court wrongly decided that Fox Searchlight Pictures had violated labor laws by not paying production interns.
  • Jul 2

    5 Things To Know About BP’s Deepwater Horizon Oil-Spill Settlement

    5 Things To Know About BP’s Deepwater Horizon Oil-Spill Settlement
    BP PLC agreed Thursday to pay $18.7 billion to settle federal and state claims over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The penalty includes the biggest pollution fine in U.S. history. Here's what you should know:
Rank this Week: 98

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jul 1

    What’s NOT Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?

    What’s NOT Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?
    The attorney-client privilege (Evid C §§950–962) protects a client from disclosure of confidential communications between attorney and client. But not every communication between attorney and client is protected. Do you know…
  • Jun 29

    First Case Under RULLCA Highlights Important New Remedy

    First Case Under RULLCA Highlights Important New Remedy
    The following is a guest blog post by Michael J. Thomas, a solo practitioner and founder of Creative Vision Legal, a Bay Area law firm offering legal services tailored to artists, musicians, and small business owners.  Finally,…
  • Jun 26

    2 Reasons to Go for Defendant’s Default

    2 Reasons to Go for Defendant’s Default
    A default occurs when a defendant served with a complaint doesn’t file the appropriate response within the time allowed. CCP §§585–586. After a defendant is in default, a plaintiff may file a request for entry of default…
Rank this Week: 144

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 93

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jun 30

    ‘Midnight Oil’ FREE AND ALMOST FREE ONLINE CLE.

    ‘Midnight Oil’ FREE AND ALMOST FREE ONLINE CLE.
    This post may come too late for lawyers staying up late tonight trying to make their fiscal continuing legal education deadline. But on the plus side, it gives everyone else a head start on next year! Without further ado, the following are…
  • Jun 23

    Not so busy for jury duty.

    Not so busy for jury duty.
    A Vermont man, was dismissed from jury duty this month when he showed up at the courthouse jury assembly room wearing a prison-striped costume and matching beanie. After being noticed, the judge met with him privately and asked him to leave.…
  • Jun 11

    Heartwarming tribute needs no further words.

    Heartwarming tribute needs no further words.
Rank this Week: 64

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/
  • Jun 29

    What I learned from #CALICon15

    What I learned from #CALICon15
    I haven’t attended a CALI conference since Milwaukee in 2011 so I was excited to be able to attend. There are a lot new things out there in the technology world and in law schools. Below is just a random list: Macs are everywhere.…
  • May 22

    Meme-alicious Law Teaching

    Meme-alicious Law Teaching
    Originally posted on S|M| i |L|E:While many frequent visitors to social media sites will be aware of (elaborate air quotes) memes, I suspect that their value as a teaching tool has not been recognised. This changed for me late in 2014, thanks…
  • Mar 23

    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment

    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment
    Live from LegalED’s Igniting Law Teaching Conference — Assessment.
Rank this Week: 111

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: 148

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Happy Birthday, Franz Kafka

    Happy Birthday, Franz Kafka
    Happy Birthday to Franz Kafka, born July 3, 1883 (died June 3, 1924).Law is quite the theme of Kafka's life (and death).On Wednesday July 1, an Israeli court ruled that his papers belong to the National Library of Israel, rather than to the…
  • Jul 2

    Teaching Comparative Law Across Disciplines, Across Language

    Teaching Comparative Law Across Disciplines, Across Language
    New in paperback:Comparative Law--Engaging Translation (Simone Glanert, ed.; Routledge, 2014). In an era marked by processes of economic, political and legal integration that are arguably unprecedented in their range and impact, the …
  • Jul 2

    The Enduring Legacies of Nineteenth Century French Crime Fiction

    The Enduring Legacies of Nineteenth Century French Crime Fiction
    Andrea Goulet, Associate Professor of French, University of Pennsylvania, has published Legacies of the Rue Morgue:  Science, Space, and Crime Fiction in France with the University of Pennsylvania Press. Here is a description of the…
Rank this Week: 568

Lexington Lawyers Blog

Lexington Lawyers Blog

Covers business, construction, employment, mediation and more. From Gregory Troutman.

http://troutmanhays.wordpress.com
  • Jul 3

    Garnished wages leaving you broke?

    Garnished wages leaving you broke?
    It is an irony that the people most in need of bankruptcy protection are those least able to afford it. However, if your wages are being garnished, I may be able to stop the garnishments AND file your bankruptcy with zero up front fees. Any…
  • Jan 3

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout
    Whether you are a small business owner or an individual who is insolvent (cannot pay their debts as they come due), then you may look at doing a workout outside of bankruptcy. The starting point for this, oddly enough, is to get an analysis…
  • Jan 3

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout
    Whether you are a small business owner or an individual who is insolvent (cannot pay their debts as they come due), then you may look at doing a workout outside of bankruptcy. The starting point for this, oddly enough, is to get an analysis…
Rank this Week: 2167

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 3

    C. Fraser Smith: Hogan tells Baltimore, you’re on your own

    C. Fraser Smith: Hogan tells Baltimore, you’re on your own
    Boondoggle: A public project of questionable merit that typically involves political patronage and graft – The Oxford American College Dictionary So Maryland left $900 million on the federal funds table when Governor Hogan canceled the…
  • Jul 2

    Md. Gov. Hogan out of hospital after first round of chemo

    Md. Gov. Hogan out of hospital after first round of chemo
    ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is out of the hospital and back at work after his first round of chemotherapy for an aggressive form of cancer. Hogan posted messages on social media Thursday saying, “It feels great to be…
  • Jul 2

    Kevin L. Shepherd: Are we out of the woods yet?

    Kevin L. Shepherd: Are we out of the woods yet?
    This year America is commemorating the sesquicentennial of the end of the Civil War and President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. A little more than a month before those momentous events in 1865, the Maryland Court of Appeals…
Rank this Week: 394

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: 559

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 2

    Unisys Security Insights – Report for US

    Unisys Security Insights – Report for US
    “Consumers in the U.S. are most concerned about data breaches at retailers and government agencies. U.S. consumers indicated relatively lower levels of concern about data breaches at other organizations such as airlines, healthcare and…
  • Jul 2

    BP Deep Water Horizon Settlement of 18.7B to states is tax deductible and spread over 18 year

    BP Deep Water Horizon Settlement of 18.7B to states is tax deductible and spread over 18 year
    WSJ blog: “BP PLC agreed Thursday to pay $18.7 billion to settle federal and state claims over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The penalty includes the biggest pollution fine in U.S. history. Here’s what you should…
  • Jul 2

    Promoting an open research culture

    Promoting an open research culture
    Science 26 June 2015:  Vol. 348 no. 6242 pp. 1422-1425 DOI: 10.1126/science.aab2374 “Transparency, openness, and reproducibility are readily recognized as vital features of science. When asked, most scientists embrace these…
Rank this Week: 2042

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/
  • Jul 2

    The Impact of the Uber Ruling and Issues of Employment Misclassification

    The Impact of the Uber Ruling and Issues of Employment Misclassification
    Uber – the transportation networking company which, through the use of its technological platform and smart phone application, connects consumers (passengers) with transportation providers (private vehicle drivers) and facilitates the…
  • Jul 1

    Stark & Stark Names Five New Shareholder

    Stark & Stark Names Five New Shareholder
    Stark & Stark is pleased to announce that attorneys Stefanie Colella-Walsh, Stephen Di Stefano, Dolores Kelley, Cary Kvitka and Megan Smith have been elected as Shareholders of the firm. Stefanie Colella-Walsh is a member of Stark &…
  • Jun 30

    Affordable Housing A Critical Component of New Jersey’s Economic Growth

    Affordable Housing A Critical Component of New Jersey’s Economic Growth
    Stark & Stark Shareholder Gary Forshner, member of the firm’s Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Group, authored the article “Affordable Housing a Critical Component of N.J.’s Economic Growth,” which…
Rank this Week: 556

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
  • Jul 2

    July 2, 1822 – Denmark Vesey Was Hanged in South Carolina

    July 2, 1822 – Denmark Vesey Was Hanged in South Carolina
    On this day in history, Denmark Vesey, a former slave who bought his own freedom and who had planned a slave insurrection, was hanged along with 34 other alleged conspirators. Vesey had been a slave in both the Caribbean and South Carolina,…
  • Jun 30

    June 30, 1918 – What Americans Were Drinking Before Prohibition

    June 30, 1918 – What Americans Were Drinking Before Prohibition
    In December, 1917, the U.S. Senate proposed the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which effectively established the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States by declaring illegal the production, transport and sale of…
  • Jun 29

    June 29, 1949 – South Africa Bans Mixed-Race Marriage

    June 29, 1949 – South Africa Bans Mixed-Race Marriage
    On this day in history, the South African government passed The Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act (to go into effect as of July 8, 1949), making marriages between whites and non-whites illegal. Even though between 1946 and the enactment of…
Rank this Week: 1486

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jul 1

    WETTEN EN WETGEVINGSPROCES

    WETTEN EN WETGEVINGSPROCES
    Tijd voor verbeteringen? Wetten zorgen in onze samenleving voor sturing en ordening. Ze bepalen welke bevoegdheden en verplichtingen we hebben. Ze verschaffen ons vrijheid en stellen tegelijkertijd grenzen daaraan. Wetten zijn er –…
  • Jun 29

    PETITIE VOOR BEHOUD KWALITEIT ONDERWIJS

    PETITIE VOOR BEHOUD KWALITEIT ONDERWIJS
    De minister wil dat leerlingen in Curaçao voortaan makkelijker kunnen slagen voor een havo- of vwo-examen dan leerlingen in Nederland… Klik hier voor de petitie Reactie Rooms Katholiek Centraal Schoolbestuur: Curaçao…
  • Jun 25

    CLIËNTEN EN ADVOCATEN OPGELET!

    CLIËNTEN EN ADVOCATEN OPGELET!
    Met wie heeft de cliënt een contractuele relatie? U heeft een probleem van juridische aard. U belt een advocatenkantoor en wordt doorverbonden met advocaat X. Advocaat X is een partner. Hij werkt twee weken aan uw zaak maar gaat dan met…
Rank this Week: 2139

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Jul 1

    Radio Berkman 221: How to Stop Traffic

    Radio Berkman 221: How to Stop Traffic
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg The International Labour Organization estimates that between forced labor and the commercial sex trade, more than 20 million men, women, and children are being trafficked internationally. The web plays…
  • Jun 30

    Ali Hashmi on Ideology and Text: Classifying and Analyzing Discourse using Machine Learning [AUDIO]

    Ali Hashmi on Ideology and Text: Classifying and Analyzing Discourse using Machine Learning [AUDIO]
    We can use technology to uncover patterns in data. But it’s much harder to uncover an “ideology” embedded in text. In this talk, Ali Hashmi — a researcher at the MIT Center for Civic Media — discusses a tool he…
  • Jun 30

    Ali Hashmi on Ideology and Text: Classifying and Analyzing Discourse using Machine Learning

    Ali Hashmi on Ideology and Text: Classifying and Analyzing Discourse using Machine Learning
    We can use technology to uncover patterns in data. But it’s much harder to uncover an “ideology” embedded in text. In this talk, Ali Hashmi — a researcher at the MIT Center for Civic Media — discusses a tool he…
Rank this Week: 555

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jul 1

    10 Important Items to Look for in Wedding Vendor Contract

    10 Important Items to Look for in Wedding Vendor Contract
    By Arkady Bukh, Esq. Did you know the average wedding budget comes at approximately $20,000? With that kind of money at stake, there can be a lot of pressure to make sure everything turns out perfectly. DJ cut the party too short? Cake never…
  • Jun 25

    What the #HEdoubleHockeySticks?

    What the #HEdoubleHockeySticks?
    At Rocket Lawyer, we’re used to a little controversy. It comes with the territory. In the past several years, we’ve helped transform the legal industry to provide accessible legal help so there were bound to be a few pushbacks.…
  • Jun 25

    Unique Things to Do in Vegas while at SHRM15

    Unique Things to Do in Vegas while at SHRM15
    Planning for a trip can take a bulk of your time. With SHRM15 fast approaching, we thought it would be helpful to compile a list of unique things to do in Vegas. Is there anything else to do in Vegas besides gambling and partying? Yep,…
Rank this Week: 1565

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jul 1

    Donald Trump's Lawyers Don't Know Or Don't Care What Defamation I

    Donald Trump's Lawyers Don't Know Or Don't Care What Defamation I
    Spanish-language network Univision has cancelled its telecast of the Miss America pageant in the wake of Donald Trump's characterization of Mexicans, and Trump has now sued Univision in response. The lawsuit, filed in state court in New York,…
  • Jun 25

    No, Federal Grand Jurors Do Not Issue Federal Grand Jury Subpoena

    No, Federal Grand Jurors Do Not Issue Federal Grand Jury Subpoena
    Over at the Daily Beast, Nick Gillespie attempts to bring religiosity to the fuzzy-wuzzies by describing what it was like to be hit with a ridiculous grand jury subpoena and unprincipled gag order. In response, several Daily Beast commenters…
  • Jun 24

    Is "No, I Didn't Do It" Defamatory? The Bill Cosby Defamation Case

    Is "No, I Didn't Do It" Defamatory? The Bill Cosby Defamation Case
    Bill Cosby's recently been accused of lifelong serial rape and sexual abuse, sometimes involving drugging women. He's responded — as celebrities tend to — with broad denials and suggestions that his accusers are lying. That public…
Rank this Week: 959

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jul 1

    Scanning Nuremberg: The Blood-judge, false false rumors, and documentary dilemma

    Scanning Nuremberg: The Blood-judge, false false rumors, and documentary dilemma
    Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written April 3, 2015 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as…
  • Jun 23

    Up on the Roof update

    Up on the Roof update
    Here are the latest status updates on our roof project: Roofing work is underway on both the Langdell north and south lower roofs over the classrooms, continuing through the look-ahead period. During the week of June 21: Masonry repairs and…
  • Jun 22

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh

    852 RARE: A Controversial Execution in 1818 Edinburgh
    In December 1818, Robert Johnston, age 24, was executed for robbing Mr. John Charles of some £600 in pounds and notes, plus a watch key and chain. This single crime, trial, and execution ignited a swarm of controversy – evidence…
Rank this Week: 353

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/
Rank this Week: 3830

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of June 29, 2015

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of June 29, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Missouri jail moves to video-only visits; fee will be charged to visitors Next Fight for Gay Rights: Bias in Jobs and Housing Ken Paxton, Texas official, says state clerks can deny…
  • Jun 23

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the week of June 22, 2015

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the week of June 22, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Lester Holt Reflects on His Rise to NBC’s Anchor ChairOntario man exonerated 45 years after being wrongly convicted of killing his wifeWoman accused of streaming live sex…
  • Jun 22

    Mindfulness for Lawyers Goes Mainstream

    Mindfulness for Lawyers Goes Mainstream
    The Wall Street Journal, of all places, had a feature this week on the increasing prevalence – and acceptance – of mindfulness training for lawyers.In Lawyers Go Zen, With Few Objections, writer Jacob Gershman delivers…
Rank this Week: 2194

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 1106

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/
  • Jun 27

    DOE Gainful Employment Rule Affects For-Profit Law School

    DOE Gainful Employment Rule Affects For-Profit Law School
    Federal district courts in New York and the District of Columbia have rejected challenges to the Department of Education’s “gainful employment rule”. A recent story in The American Lawyer, “New Rule Spells Trouble for…
  • Jun 26

    Law School Curriculum Review & Reform: Lessons Learned

    Law School Curriculum Review & Reform: Lessons Learned
    In 2012, my dean asked me to chair a review our curriculum at the University of Tennessee College of Law. He asked our committee to consider the current three-year curriculum in light of our learning outcomes. It sounded like an overwhelming…
  • Jun 24

    Lawyers as Leader

    Lawyers as Leader
    Leadership courses can prepare law students for the leadership roles they will assume as they serve their clients, law offices, and communities. The University of Tennessee College of Law’s Institute for Professional Leadership offers…
Rank this Week: 4529

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    Intake123 Makes It Easy to Create and Manage Client-Intake Form

    Intake123 Makes It Easy to Create and Manage Client-Intake Form
    Sometimes in legal technology, when it rains, it pours. In April, I wrote here about Rocket Matter Intake, the new service from Rocket Matter that allows law firms to post client-intake forms on their websites that integrate directly with its…
  • Jun 23

    The Supreme Court Database Behind Today’s New York Times Analysi

    The Supreme Court Database Behind Today’s New York Times Analysi
    The New York Times today has a fascinating article documenting The Roberts Court’s Surprising Move Leftward. Reporters Alicia Parlapiano, Adam Liptak and Jeremy Bowers analyze the court’s decisions from 1946 to the present to…
  • Jun 22

    Thomson Reuters Elite Sets Sights on Cloud and Customer Service

    Thomson Reuters Elite Sets Sights on Cloud and Customer Service
    At its worldwide Vantage 2015 user conference last week in Las Vegas, Thomson Reuters Elite announced an anticipated 2017 move to the cloud for its flagship product, Elite 3E, and a new emphasis on building a “customer-centric”…
Rank this Week: 2216

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/
  • Jun 25

    Supreme Court saves Obamacare again - Scalia pulls a punch

    Supreme Court saves Obamacare again - Scalia pulls a punch
    Fan(s)™ of my Platinum Coin series surely knew where I stood on the latest challenge to Obamacare, King v. Burwell, which challenged whether federal subsidies were available in states that refused to set up their own health-insurances…
  • Jun 7

    Sunday reading: some thoughts on faith and the death penalty

    Sunday reading: some thoughts on faith and the death penalty
    A few days ago, I wrote a post about how the Nebraska Legislature banned the death penalty despite the fact that Nebraska's governor opposed doing so. It turns out that Nebraska's Governor Pete Ricketts really, really wants to execute…
  • Jun 5

    President Obama is running out of time.

    President Obama is running out of time.
    Yesterday, Judge Richard G. Kopf expressed his puzzlement that President Obama has not formally nominated anyone to fill the judicial vacancy in the District of Nebraska. The vacancy was created when Judge Joseph F. Bataillon took senior…
Rank this Week: 3171

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Jun 25

    Why Your Restaurant Needs An Attorney

    Why Your Restaurant Needs An Attorney
    Whether you are just opening your doors, or have a well-established restaurant, you can agree that the legal and regulatory requirements of running your business are a big part of day-to-day operations. Making sure you are complying with…
  • Jun 3

    Student Loan Debt and the Student Aid Bill of Right

    Student Loan Debt and the Student Aid Bill of Right
    Student loan debt can be a source of much concern and stress for a lot of people. Those of us in the legal profession wholeheartedly understand the effect that undergraduate and graduate debt can have on an individual and their family.…
  • May 23

    Financial Elder Abuse

    Financial Elder Abuse
    Sadly, it is all too common that elderly persons fall victim to abuse. Whether it is physical, emotional, or financial abuse, the vulnerability of older individuals makes them easy targets for such ill-treatment. Financial abuse is a…
Rank this Week: 3877

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jun 23

    Uber Driver Considered Employee and Not Contractor

    Uber Driver Considered Employee and Not Contractor
    In a recent decision by the California Labor Commissioner, a driver for Uber is considered to be an employee, and not a contractor. Uber is a transportation network company with headquarters in San Francisco, CA. It operates a mobile…
  • Jun 18

    Enforcing a Verbal Contract to Share Lottery Winning

    Enforcing a Verbal Contract to Share Lottery Winning
    What if you entered into an oral agreement with someone to share lottery winnings in the event that you won the lottery? That is exactly what occurred between a Florida man, Howard Browning and his former girlfriend, Lynn Anne Poirier.…
  • Jun 16

    Disabled Homeowners with Service Dogs Denied Homeowners Insurance

    Disabled Homeowners with Service Dogs Denied Homeowners Insurance
    Disabled homeowners with pit bulls as service dogs were unable to purchase homeowners policies from Travelers Insurance Company. Travelers has been accused by the Fair Housing Council of Oregon of disability discrimination as a result. While…
Rank this Week: 983

Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

http://www.legalbite.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Plan ahead for your future with a Power of Attorney

    Plan ahead for your future with a Power of Attorney
    It can often be heart-breaking to have to watch a family member or a close friend suffer and be let down, unable to do anything about it due to an illness or mental incapacity. However there is something that you can do to ensure that both…
  • Jun 19

    So what are your rights when your flight has been delayed or cancelled?

    So what are your rights when your flight has been delayed or cancelled?
    So the summer holidays are just on the horizon which means millions of us will be jetting off to somewhere hot or even somewhere cold. But what can you do if you are left grounded by your airline? Research carried out by Which? has revealed…
  • Jun 3

    Make a Will to help your family avoid arguing

    Make a Will to help your family avoid arguing
    When famous actor Rik Mayall died last June intestate (without a Will), his family had to pay an unexpected inheritance tax bill. With an estate valued at £1.2 million, the family of Rik Mayall are facing an IHT liability of up to…
Rank this Week: 2683

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Jun 11

    Millions Recovered For Victim of NuC02 Truck Accident

    Millions Recovered For Victim of NuC02 Truck Accident
    On June 3, 2015, the San Bernardino personal injury attorneys at Panish Shea & Boyle LLP, obtained a $17,393,479.87 jury verdict for a young man who suffered severe injuries after being involved[...] The post Millions Recovered…
  • Feb 12

    Exonerations in America

    Exonerations in America
    This is a really interesting interactive map created by iLawyerMarketing.com who worked together with criminal defense attorney George Ramos of Ramos & Associates. It brings to light the amount of people[...]The post Exonerations in…
  • Oct 29

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE
    Whit Drake is a personal injury lawyer based in Birmingham, AL. He heads his practice, Drake Law Firm, along with his wife Katherine Drake. The attorneys aim to provide clients[...]The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE appeared first on…
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The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Jun 10

    ONE400. Legal marketing, just way better

    ONE400. Legal marketing, just way better
    I came across ONE400 about 6 months ago after meeting Eva Hibnick, one of the co-founders, at a legal tech startup brunch she organized in San Francisco. As we all know, there is no shortage of legal marketing firms out there. Legal marketing…
  • May 16

    A Chart Summarizing the New York Bar Exam Change

    A Chart Summarizing the New York Bar Exam Change
    What’s new with the New York Bar Exam in 2016? Big changes are coming to the New York Bar Exam beginning in July 2016. As you may know, the NY Bar has decided to adopt the Uniform Bar Exam (“UBE”) to replace the current NY…
  • May 1

    4 Things General Counsel Need to Know

    4 Things General Counsel Need to Know
    General Counsel continue to face new challenges. Fears of cyberattacks and data privacy breaches continue to escalate; Dodd-Frank amendments continue to leave an expansive wake. As the environment in which General Counsel operate continues to…
Rank this Week: 4669

LII Announce

LII Announce

Features announcements, featured content and legal information factoids. From the Legal Information Institute.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • May 28

    Alfred Mahlangu Visits the LII

    Alfred Mahlangu Visits the LII
    On a chilly day in March this year, Alfred Mahlangu arrived at the LII, having travelled from AfricanLII in Cape Town, South Africa. He came to Ithaca to work on creating the “LII in a Box.” “The LII is the sister, brother,…
  • May 28

    We Love it When a Plan Comes Together

    We Love it When a Plan Comes Together
    Elsewhere in this newsletter, you’ll read about our month-long visit from Tswinyane Alfred Mahlangu, the principal technologist for our sister organization AfricanLII.  Alfred was here to work on LII-in-a-Box, a donor-funded…
  • May 28

    Frank Wagner Prize Announced

    Frank Wagner Prize Announced
    Our Supreme Court Bulletin staff recently wrapped up its work on the 2014 – 2015 docket and celebrated by announcing the winners of the annual Frank Wagner Prize.  The award is funded by an anonymous donor in admiration and…
Rank this Week: 1150

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

Covers law, technology, economics and history. By Nick Szabo.

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Small-game fallacie

    Small-game fallacie
    A small-game fallacy occurs when game theorists, economists, or others trying to apply game-theoretic or microeconomic techniques to real-world problems, posit a simple, and thus cognizable, interaction, under a very limited and precise set…
  • Dec 11

    The dawn of trustworthy computing

    The dawn of trustworthy computing
    When we currently use a smart phone or a laptop on a cell network or the Internet, the other end of these interactions typically run on other solo computers, such as web servers. Practically all of these machines have architectures that were…
  • Oct 16

    Transportation, divergence, and the industrial revolution

    Transportation, divergence, and the industrial revolution
    After about 1000 AD northwestern Europe started a gradual switch from using oxen to using horses for farm traction and transportation.  This trend culminated in an eighteenth-century explosion in roads carrying horse-drawn carriages and…
Rank this Week: 675

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

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

    Summer Research Desk Hour

    Summer Research Desk Hour
    Our normal research desk hours during the summer are: Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm Friday: 9 am to 4:30 pm We will offer weekend research desk assistance on the following dates during the summer: Saturday, June 13:...
  • May 18

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel
    Law students who are interested in exploring the latest in online legal research tools may want to check out Ravel Law. Unlike Lexis and Westlaw, Ravel gives you a visual display of a case law search result so that you...
  • Apr 29

    Access to Research Systems After Graduation

    Access to Research Systems After Graduation
    If you are graduating in May, please take a moment to check that you have active accounts with Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law and that you follow vendors' instructions to extend your password after graduation. All three vendors should…
Rank this Week: 2164

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/
  • May 21

    ‘FOSS+beer’ at Beryl’s Beer Co.

    ‘FOSS+beer’ at Beryl’s Beer Co.
    During a recent trip, Lawyer 2 Lawyer host Bob Ambrogi visited Legal Talk Network headquarters in Denver, Colorado. While there, he interviewed hosts from another legal podcast called ‘FOSS+beer’. With their general focus on law,…
  • May 1

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right
    Credited with saving millions of lives per year, few health programs can boast the success of vaccinations. Even for those who, for health reasons, can’t be inoculated, vaccines provide a type of community immunity by preventing…
  • Apr 17

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'
    His name is James McGill, but most of us know him as Slipping Jimmy, or Saul Goodman, an ethically conflicted advocate for the unlawful. Making his debut in season two of 'Breaking Bad', actor Bob Odenkirk brought life to his loveably shady…
Rank this Week: 528

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • May 14

    Regulation of Ride-Sharing Services, Transportation Network Vehicle Service

    Regulation of Ride-Sharing Services, Transportation Network Vehicle Service
    [Note: On 8 May 2015, Secretary Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya of the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) issued Department Order No. 2015-011, amending Department Order No. 97-1092 to promote mobility. Among the amendment is the…
  • Apr 8

    When the Use of Aliases Violates the Law

    When the Use of Aliases Violates the Law
    “Iqbal’s alleged use of aliases violates law — solon,” states the caption of a news article, referring to the allegation of Davao City Representative Carlo Nogales that the use of an alias by MILF Spokesman Mohagher…
  • Apr 3

    Primer on Wage Order No. NCR-19 (15-Peso Increase in Minimum Wage)

    Primer on Wage Order No. NCR-19 (15-Peso Increase in Minimum Wage)
    The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-NCR (RTWPB-NCR) has approved Wage Order No. NCR-19 (full text), providing that all private sector minimum wage workers and employees in the National Capital Region (NCR) shall receive an…
Rank this Week: 2195

United Global Law Group Legal Blog

United Global Law Group Legal Blog

Covers business litigation, child custody, child support, criminal law, immigration, medical malpractice news.

http://www.unitedgloballaw.com/legal-blog/
  • May 13

    Care.com Faces Lawsuit After Child’s Death

    Care.com Faces Lawsuit After Child’s Death
    Four-month old Cash Bell died as a result of head injuries while in the care of former nanny Sarah Cullen in March of 2014. Cullen was subsequently convicted of felony child abuse and sentenced to 70 years in federal prison. Bell’s…
  • May 5

    NC Cop Sues Starbucks Over Spilt Free Coffee

    NC Cop Sues Starbucks Over Spilt Free Coffee
    Lt. Matthew Kohr and his wife Melanie filed a lawsuit against Starbucks after a free cup of coffee spilled on Mathtew’s lap in January of 2012 and allegedly caused severe burns, blisters and emotional damage. Kohr claims the lid popped…
  • Apr 29

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Parents of Michael Brown

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Parents of Michael Brown
    The parents of Michael Brown are suing the city of Ferguson after claiming wrongful-death and promising to bring to light new forensic details about the police version of events. Brown’s death sparked controversy and a national debate…
Rank this Week: 1786

That Lawyer Dude

That Lawyer Dude

A family friendly site where people can come to learn about Law, Government, and the Judicial System. By Anthony J. Colleluori.

http://thatlawyerdude.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 541

Binary Law

Binary Law

Legal information and technology information. From Nick Holmes Managing Director of infolaw.

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Apr 15

    Social media platforms for lawyer

    Social media platforms for lawyer
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch March 2015. I’ve been looking at two new social media platforms designed for lawyers: Mootis (“specifically tailored for what is a vast legal services marketplace that extends far beyond the…
  • Feb 2

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch January 2015 Digital Champion, Martha Lane Fox, first mooted the idea of a single government website back in 2010. Some thought the theory was sound but that delivery would be impossible. Once the project was…
  • Nov 21

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch November 2014. I ask this because I have been looking into the future for CPD in the two professions. Both are moving away from measuring CPD hours towards systems based on self-certified continuing competence.…
Rank this Week: 520

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Apr 12

    My beliefs about “God”

    My beliefs about “God”
    It’s impossible to know the “truth” about anything that’s outside your direct experience. The only direct experience you really have (if you think about it a lot, and come to an honest conclusion) is what YOU think and…
  • Mar 16

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman has a description of the process that goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool…
  • Mar 1

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman’s description of the process goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and…
Rank this Week: 2102

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Apr 6

    MCLE Compliance in Entry of Appearance and Pleadings (Bar Matter No. 850)

    MCLE Compliance in Entry of Appearance and Pleadings (Bar Matter No. 850)
    [The Supreme Court issued a Resolution dated 17 February 2015 (full text below), which is effective... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 6

    2015 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Result

    2015 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Result
    The result of the 2014 bar exam was released on 26 March 2015 and, as per our tradition, it’s time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 4

    Humor, Recruitment and Human Resource

    Humor, Recruitment and Human Resource
    [This joke reminds me of stories told by clients and fellow HR practitioners. It’s a funny... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2171

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Death and Debt

    Death and Debt
    This is a terrible and misleading article and I want to set the record straight regarding debts and death: 1. If your loved one dies (who is not your spouse) and the loved one leaves behind debt, the survivors are NOT responsible for that…
  • Feb 25

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES: ACCOUNTS IN JOINT TENANCY

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES: ACCOUNTS IN JOINT TENANCY
    This is the third article in a series, Fatal Estate Planning Mistakes, which focuses on "war stories" regarding common estate planning mistakes, as seen by a probate and trust litigator.  These stories are meant to serve as lessons for…
  • Feb 6

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES
    Wills Without WitnessesThis is the second article in the series, Fatal Estate Planning Mistakes, which focuses on "war stories" regarding common estate planning mistakes, as seen by a probate and trust litigator.  These stories are meant…
Rank this Week: 2939