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JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 7

    Kenya MP asks all Supreme Court judges to resign

    Kenya MP asks all Supreme Court judges to resign
    [JURIST] A Kenyan member of parliament (MP) on Friday evening called for all judges of the Kenyan Supreme Court [official website] to resign after it was recommended that a tribunal investigate Justice Philip Tunoi for allegedly accepting a…
  • Feb 7

    PA high court refuses to reinstate AG Kane's law license

    PA high court refuses to reinstate AG Kane's law license
    [JURIST] Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court [official website] on Friday refused [opinion, PDF] to reinstate Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s [official website] law license while investigations persist into her alleged leak of grand…
  • Feb 7

    UN SG condemns North Korea missile launch

    UN SG condemns North Korea missile launch
    [JURIST] UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [official website] on Saturday called on [statement] North Korea’s government to stop violating international obligations after a missile launch conducted by the country. The launch, which the…
Rank this Week: 8

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: 10

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 7

    Paper – Food Insecurity, Health, and Health Care

    Paper – Food Insecurity, Health, and Health Care
    Hilary Seligman MD MAS, January 24, 2016. Lead Scientist and Senior Medical Advisor, Feeding America; Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco; Director, Food Policy, Health,…
  • Feb 7

    Dive Against Debris: Employing 25,600 scuba divers to collect data

    Dive Against Debris: Employing 25,600 scuba divers to collect data
    Via Data Driven Journalism – “To date, Dive Against Debris surveys have been conducted in over 50 countries, with the top reporting countries being the United States, Thailand and Greece. As more divers get involved with Dive…
  • Feb 7

    State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law

    State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law
    CRS report – State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law: Historical Precedents and Pending Litigation in Texas v. United States. Kate M. Manuel, Legislative Attorney, January 27, 2016: “States and localities can…
Rank this Week: 12

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 3

    “CDC Tells Fertile Women: Don’t Drink At All”

    “CDC Tells Fertile Women: Don’t Drink At All”
    “Women of childbearing age should avoid alcohol unless they’re using contraception, federal health officials said Tuesday, in a move to reduce the number of babies born with fetal alcohol syndrome.” [Liz Szabo/USA Today…
  • Feb 2

    New data mandate will feed pay-gap myth

    New data mandate will feed pay-gap myth
    Cato’s Daily Podcast features Thaya Brook Knight discussing the proposal outlined in this space the other day: President Obama wants to compel many companies to begin reporting salary information to the federal government. Thaya Brook…
  • Feb 2

    February 3 roundup

    February 3 roundup
    To what extent should law schools pursue missions other than that of training lawyers to practice competently? [Ken at Popehat] Survivors of woman slain in terror attack seek $200 million from county of San Bernardino [Courthouse News] A…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 29

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: 48

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of February 1, 2016

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of February 1, 2016
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Yet Another Privacy Tort Comes to Ontario "There is a cancer on Canadian journalism.The malignancy is Postmedia Network Canada Corp."Canadians who can't wait for doctor-assisted…
  • Jan 29

    When The Press Comes A'Calling

    When The Press Comes A'Calling
    In the course of your work as a legal professional, you may receive the occasional call from the media, seeking your comments or insights on a recent legal development or issue.Handling these enquiries with expertise and grace will…
  • Jan 25

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of January 25, 2016

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of January 25, 2016
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Lawyers, stop wasting time on social media marketing Mitch Kowalski: Axiom gobbles up Canadian market share in fascinating deal with Cognition27 Months of Reasonable Notice After…
Rank this Week: 42

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

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

http://tins.rklau.com/
  • Oct 5

    My unconsciously biased address book

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

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network

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

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo
    A couple years ago, I wrote about my first serious attempt to organize my family’s photos. 50,000 digital photos spanning more than a decade — scattered across multiple computers, phones, cameras, and hard drives. It…
Rank this Week: 56

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: 72

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 7

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    The Law and Politics Book Review has put online a July book review of Finding Justice: A History of Women Lawyers in Maryland Since 1642 edited by Lynne A. Battaglia (Thompson Publishing)."This engaging volume was produced as…
  • Feb 5

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Congratulations to LHB Guest Blogger Mary Ziegler for winning the Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize for her book After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate.  The Wilson Prize "is awarded to an author’s first book manuscript,…
  • Feb 5

    A New Journal on Roman Law and the Roman Law Tradition

    A New Journal on Roman Law and the Roman Law Tradition
    [We have the following announcement.]Interpretatio Prudentium - Roman Law and Roman Law Tradition in Review is a scientific Journal on Roman Law and Roman Law Tradition, edited by the Legal Theory and History – Research Center of the…
Rank this Week: 119

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Aug 25

    Meditation – 18 months later…

    Meditation – 18 months later…
    I started my meditation practice back in February of 2014. I blogged about the benefits I noticed after 3 months of doing meditation, but I want re-examine my perspective now—after 18 months of regular daily practice. A regular…
  • Aug 25

    Meditation – 18 months later…

    Meditation – 18 months later…
    I started my meditation practice back in February of 2014. I blogged about the benefits I noticed after 3 months of doing meditation, but I want re-examine my perspective now—after 18 months of regular daily practice. A regular…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 125

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 193

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Feb 4

    Gender Reassignment Voids a Marriage?

    Gender Reassignment Voids a Marriage?
    Someone sent me an email, asking if a marriage is rendered void when the spouse undergoes gender... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jan 19

    PNoy Made a Mistake in Vetoing the P2,000 SSS Monthly Pension Increase?

    PNoy Made a Mistake in Vetoing the P2,000 SSS Monthly Pension Increase?
    Congress passed a bill proposing an increase in the monthly Social Security System (SSS) pension by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jan 18

    Republic Act No. 10667: Philippine Competition Act

    Republic Act No. 10667: Philippine Competition Act
    Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Sixteenth Congress Second... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 327

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: 216

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: 438

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: 627

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Feb 6

    Get Out of Your Own Head and Start Your Firm Like a Bo

    Get Out of Your Own Head and Start Your Firm Like a Bo
    People don’t like lawyers. I don’t blame them. Not only are we the cosmic killjoy of society but we’re pragmatic, logical, and boring. We don’t take risks and we hate uncertainty. But these are not traits that society…
  • Oct 29

    The First U.N Data Privacy Chief Should Learn From Technology Companies, Not Alienate Them

    The First U.N Data Privacy Chief Should Learn From Technology Companies, Not Alienate Them
    In an interview with the Guardian, Joseph Cannataci – the first U.N. data privacy chief – said that he doesn’t use Facebook or Twitter and remarked that it is regrettable that so many people unwittingly sign away their…
  • Sep 22

    Working to Connect Attorney Mentors and Mentees Online

    Working to Connect Attorney Mentors and Mentees Online
    Nobody would say law school is easy, but as many graduates quickly learn, the hardest lessons often come after earning their degree — when they step out to experience the real world. In this sink-or-swim environment, there’s no…
Rank this Week: 2978

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Fastcase Sues Casemaker Over Publishing of State Law

    Fastcase Sues Casemaker Over Publishing of State Law
    Two of the nation’s leading legal research services will be facing off in federal court, as Fastcase has sued Casemaker seeking a declaratory judgment that could have broad-reaching implications for legal publishing in the United…
  • Feb 2

    iManage Launches New Cloud Service and Information Governance Initiative

    iManage Launches New Cloud Service and Information Governance Initiative
    Last July brought a shake-up for the document and work-product management company iManage. It had been acquired by HP in 2011 as part of HP’s purchase of Autonomy. The Autonomy acquisition turned into a fiasco for HP, resulting in both…
  • Feb 2

    Rocket Matter Adds QuickBooks Integration and Payment Processing

    Rocket Matter Adds QuickBooks Integration and Payment Processing
    At Legaltech today, the cloud-based practice-management application Rocket Matter announced two new features: integration with QuickBooks Online and a fully integrated payment-processing system called Rocket Matter Payments. Both…
Rank this Week: 2210

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    T. S. Eliot On Great Detective Fiction

    T. S. Eliot On Great Detective Fiction
    Paul Grimstad delves into T. S. Eliot's ideas for what makes great detective fiction here, for the New Yorker. First on the list: be fair to the reader.
  • Feb 4

    New From the University of Provence Press, Edited by Jean Arnaud and Bruno Goosse: A Volume on Law and Art

    New From the University of Provence Press, Edited by Jean Arnaud and Bruno Goosse: A Volume on Law and Art
    New from the University of Provence (P.U.P.) Press: Document, fiction et droit en art contemporain (Jean Arnaud and Bruno Goosse, ed.; Publications de l'Universite de Provence, 2015). Here is a description of the contents from the…
  • Feb 3

    Maxeiner on J. L. Tellkampf in the United States (1838-1847)

    Maxeiner on J. L. Tellkampf in the United States (1838-1847)
    James R. Maxeiner, University of Baltimore School of Law, is publishing J.L. Tellkampf: German Legal Scientist in the U.S. (1838-1847) in an Age of Reform in volume 50 of the Yearbook of the Society of German American Legal Studies (2016).…
Rank this Week: 604

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
Rank this Week: 1403

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Feb 5

    Senate Bill Would Protect Employees and Consumers from Arbitration Clause

    Senate Bill Would Protect Employees and Consumers from Arbitration Clause
    Senate Bill Would Protect Employees and Consumers from Arbitration Clauses In our descent into the plutocratic night, brief reflections of sunlight flicker. They do not halt the coming night. In fact, they stand in stark relief against the…
  • Feb 5

    House Committee Holds Hearing on Flint Water Crisi

    House Committee Holds Hearing on Flint Water Crisi
    The U.S. House Oversight Committee grilled federal and State of Michigan officials Wednesday on their roles in the poisoning of Flint’s water. As you would expect, the finger-pointing was impressive. “It’s the question of…
  • Feb 5

    Sen. Patrick Leahy on Need for Transparency in Asbestos Trust

    Sen. Patrick Leahy on Need for Transparency in Asbestos Trust
    The FACT Act imposes unacceptable reporting requirements on those seeking compensation from the asbestos trusts. Veterans, teachers and first responders all agree that it opens them up to potential identity theft. The Ranking Member of the…
Rank this Week: 2273

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/
  • Feb 5

    Sports Authority Looks to be the Next Big Tenant Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing

    Sports Authority Looks to be the Next Big Tenant Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing
    Sports Authority, Inc. (“Sports Authority”) appears to likely be the next big tenant Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Recent reports are indicating that the sporting and apparel chain is preparing to file for Chapter 11…
  • Feb 4

    Custody and the Psychological Parent

    Custody and the Psychological Parent
    As far as families are concerned, there is a long-standing legal principle which generally permits parents to raise their children as they see fit without governmental interference. While that typically remains true, our courts are also…
  • Feb 3

    How Community Associations Can Collect on Judgments by Levying Bank Account

    How Community Associations Can Collect on Judgments by Levying Bank Account
    Once association counsel obtains a personal Judgment against the unit owner for failure to pay maintenance fees, late fees, attorneys' fees and costs, and other charges, we look for ways to collect on the Judgment. One method of collecting on…
Rank this Week: 628

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Feb 5

    Legal Use of Marijuana Jeopardizes Parental Right

    Legal Use of Marijuana Jeopardizes Parental Right
    Are you a parent who has a medical marijuana card? You might want to rethink before you get your marijuana treatment. Unbeknownst to you, you may be taking a risk of losing your child. That’s a warning parents who smoke pot should be…
  • Feb 3

    San Francisco Bay Area Airbnb Law

    San Francisco Bay Area Airbnb Law
    With Super Bowl 50 just days away, many San Francisco Bay Area residents are looking to capitalize on the Airbnb market. Luxury hotels are practically booked. Rooms in the prestigious Fairmont Hotel range from $1,500 to $10,000 a day with a…
  • Feb 1

    Flint Water Crisis: Where Can They Go From Here?

    Flint Water Crisis: Where Can They Go From Here?
    Before 2016, a large part of America never heard of Flint, Michigan. The city was one of the largest manufacturers of cars. It was once the base for the company GM and made most of the company’s Buick and Chevrolet models. But…
Rank this Week: 965

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Feb 5

    Business Plan Basic

    Business Plan Basic
    Every business should have a plan—from tech start-ups to law firms. The process of creating a document that details the thoughts and ideas of the owners or founders of the business allows for a realistic appraisal of the business’…
  • Feb 3

    Should You Save Something for Your Closing?

    Should You Save Something for Your Closing?
    Although it may be tempting to cover everything during cross-examination, there are situations in which it’s better to save something for your closing argument. In fact, it’s a time-honored rule among some litigators to always…
  • Feb 1

    Top 10 Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition Development

    Top 10 Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition Development
    The following is a guest blog post by Tyler M. Paetkau, Hartnett, Smith & Paetkau, Redwood City, CA. Tyler represents employers in all aspects of employment and labor law, including counseling and litigation regarding trade secrets and…
Rank this Week: 2860

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Feb 3

    Super Bowl Sublet: Make It Legal

    Super Bowl Sublet: Make It Legal
    Planning to sublet your place for the Super Bowl? Whether you rent an apartment or own your own property, you need to understand the legality behind subletting your place. Here […] The post Super Bowl Sublet: Make It Legal appeared…
  • Feb 1

    Iowa Caucuses 2016: Why Iowa?

    Iowa Caucuses 2016: Why Iowa?
    Today’s the day. It’s the day of the Iowa Caucuses — an event that’s been highly publicized for months. The polls keep changing but the top candidates of both parties […] The post Iowa Caucuses 2016: Why Iowa?…
  • Jan 31

    Small Business Tax Tips for 2016

    Small Business Tax Tips for 2016
    Tax season is underway, and if you’re like most small business owners, you’re probably gathering all your important paperwork and double-checking your records to prepare for all the tax deadlines. […] The post Small…
Rank this Week: 2383

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/
  • Feb 3

    Teaching Tips to Think about Early in the New Semester

    Teaching Tips to Think about Early in the New Semester
    With the beginning of a new semester upon us, these thoughts and tips are a great thing to keep in the back of everyone’s mind whether you are a student or a professor. Flexibility and Mobility in Law School Learning As a professor who…
  • Jan 29

    Ten Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering

    Ten Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering
    As a follow-up to my previous post on “-crastination”, Creativity and the Importance of Downtime, I’m sharing a copy of my favorite handout for helping all of us, students and faculty alike, learn to engage in discernment…
  • Jan 28

    Formative Assessments – Valuable Educational Tool, Not as Hard (or Time-Intensive) as Some Think

    Formative Assessments – Valuable Educational Tool, Not as Hard (or Time-Intensive) as Some Think
    New ABA Standard 314 requires laws schools to use “formative assessments” a fancy phrase for a simple concept: giving students feedback on how they are progressing in a course. Anyone who has seen the data knows that formative…
Rank this Week: 4452

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/
  • Feb 3

    Law Tips: Pet Trusts – Client Friendly FAQ’

    Law Tips: Pet Trusts – Client Friendly FAQ’
    Dogs, cats, parrots, and other pet animals play extremely significant roles in the lives of many individuals. Research indicates that pet ownership positively impacts the owner’s life by lowering blood pressure, reducing stress and…
  • Jan 27

    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…
  • Jan 4

    Law Tips: Mediation from One Divorce Lawyer’s Perspective, Part 1

    Law Tips: Mediation from One Divorce Lawyer’s Perspective, Part 1
    It’s my pleasure to welcome to Law Tips Bruce Pennamped, Carmel, Indiana, to share his particular expertise in mediations. He brings valuable pointers for minimizing your client’s regrets and preserving your professional…
Rank this Week: 3763

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Feb 2

    TRADE-BASED MONEY LAUNDERING

    TRADE-BASED MONEY LAUNDERING
    More Trade Transparency Units Needed Smuggling and trade fraud are on the rise, according to Viêt Nam News (27 October 2015). The Telegraph reports that the authorities in China have arrested 21 people on suspicion of defrauding…
  • Feb 1

    CONSOLIDATED BANKRUPTCY

    CONSOLIDATED BANKRUPTCY
    Creditors, stay alert! Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten and the BES-islands (Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba) will together be referred to as the Dutch Caribbean, although each has its own set of laws. Bankruptcy in general serves the…
  • Jan 18

    DISCHARGING THE MANAGEMENT BOARD

    DISCHARGING THE MANAGEMENT BOARD
    Only for matters evident from the accounts The shareholders of a Dutch Caribbean limited liability company (NV or BV) may provide a discharge (décharge) to members of the management board for matters evident from the annual accounts,…
Rank this Week: 2156

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

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

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

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

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

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

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

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 4438

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/
Rank this Week: 1170

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 763

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

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

    Not walking a mile with moccasins.

    Not walking a mile with moccasins.
    Oscar Wilde said he loved “talking about nothing. It is the only thing I know anything about.” This week I shook my head reading that the Hon. Jonathan Lippman, former chief judge of New York’s highest court and who spent 43…
  • Jan 17

    The Arizona Bar has no Member Assistance Program. They just want you to think they do.

    The Arizona Bar has no Member Assistance Program. They just want you to think they do.
    (As a lawyer assistance program volunteer first in Texas and now in Arizona, attorney Karyl Krug has years of demonstrated commitment to providing peer assistance, intervention, and rehabilitation support for colleagues whose professional…
  • Jan 13

    Starting off on the wrong foot with Arizona’s newest supreme court justice.

    Starting off on the wrong foot with Arizona’s newest supreme court justice.
    Hat’s off — I think — to State Bar of Arizona President Geoff Trachtenberg for exercising his free speech rights and speaking his own mind. Last month, Trachtenberg emailed the General Counsel to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey…
Rank this Week: 3906

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: 636

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Jan 27

    Caitlyn Jenner Sued for Negligence by Grammy Nominated Composer

    Caitlyn Jenner Sued for Negligence by Grammy Nominated Composer
    Caitlyn Jenner is being sued for negligence by a family who suffered injuries in the fatal February crash that killed Kim Howe. Los Angeles personal injury attorneys Panish Shea &[...] The post Caitlyn Jenner Sued for Negligence by Grammy…
  • Oct 29

    Your Rights at a DUI Checkpoint

    Your Rights at a DUI Checkpoint
    Despite the 1990 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that DUI checkpoints do not count as a violation of a person’s fourth amendment rights, the legality of these checkpoints has been constantly[...] The post Your Rights at a DUI Checkpoint…
  • Oct 20

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JESSE JACOBS

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JESSE JACOBS
    Jesse B. Jacobs is a Vancouver personal injury lawyer at the NW Injury Law center, but before returning back to his hometown to practice law, he began his career as[...] The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: JESSE JACOBS appeared first on Legal News…
Rank this Week: 3349

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/
  • Jan 22

    President Obama’s Executive Order to Reduce Gun Violence

    President Obama’s Executive Order to Reduce Gun Violence
    On January 5, 2016, President Obama announced he would be taking executive action to reduce gun violence. Surrounded by families of the Sandy Hook tragedy and other mass killings, he vowed to not allow guns to get in the wrong hands. In the…
  • Jan 15

    The Prosecution and Defense of Bill Cosby

    The Prosecution and Defense of Bill Cosby
    When many of us think of actor and comedian Bill Cosby, we think of the jovial dad, Cliff Huxtable from the Cosby Show. Over the past year, at least 58 women have come forward alleging that Bill Cosby had drugged and sexually assaulted them…
  • Dec 21

    Lawyer 2 Lawyer’s Holiday and 10th Anniversary Show

    Lawyer 2 Lawyer’s Holiday and 10th Anniversary Show
    Back in 2005, Legal Talk Network created a weekly show spotlighting current legal topics.  That show became Lawyer 2 Lawyer. The masters-that-be plucked two lawyers from obscurity, one from the east, one from the west, turning them into…
Rank this Week: 2176

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 20

    Lexis Refresher Sessions: 30 Minutes to a Better Memo

    Lexis Refresher Sessions: 30 Minutes to a Better Memo
    Lexis representative Teal Taylor will be offering three on-campus training sessions, which will cover research skills such as secondary sources, Terms & Connectors searching, and starting research with a statute. To sign up, visit the…
  • Jan 5

    Prof. Magee Authors Midfullness Article in ABA Journal

    Prof. Magee Authors Midfullness Article in ABA Journal
    USF Law Professor Rhonda Magee has an article in the January 2016 issue of the ABA Journal titled Life Experience And Cognitive Science Deepen The Case For Mindfulness In The Law (Click here to open a copy of the full...
  • Jan 4

    Happy 2016! - Law Library Hours Week of Jan 4-10

    Happy 2016! - Law Library Hours Week of Jan 4-10
    We're open, but will be operating with limited hours during the first week of January. Our regular hours resume on the first day of classes, January 11.
Rank this Week: 2187

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 626

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jan 14

    Netflix, Voi Siete Stronzi

    Netflix, Voi Siete Stronzi
    Netflix announced that it is going to take action to prevent people from logging in through proxy servers. "In coming weeks, those using proxies and unblockers will only be able to access the service in the country where they currently are,"…
  • Jan 13

    A Response To Marc: Institutions, Agendas, and the "Culture War"

    A Response To Marc: Institutions, Agendas, and the "Culture War"
    Earlier this week Marc asserted that Twitter is "taking a side in the culture war" wars by removing the identity-confirming blue check from the account of Milo Yiannopoulos, who is what we refer to these days as a personality, like an…
  • Jan 12

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On
    It’s been just over a year since the Charlie Hebdo murders, and I thought it was time to do a little more than simply defy, although I do love that that was Ken’s way of commemorating the date. On January 7, 2015, a group of…
Rank this Week: 974

Law Religion Culture Review

Law Religion Culture Review

Covers the intersection of law, theology and ethics. By Richard J. Radcliffe.

http://lawreligionculturereview.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2015.

    Year in Review, 2015.
    Books Read (in order read)1. An Atheist in the FOXhole: A Liberal's Eight-Year Odyssey Inside the Heart of the Right-Wing Media by Joe Muto (2013)2. The Lost Painting: The Quest For a Caravaggio Masterpiece by Jonathan Harr (2005) [cd…
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2014.

    Year in Review, 2014.
    Books Read (in order read)1. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort (2009)2. You Herd Me! I'll Say It If No One Else Will by Colin Cowherd (2013)3. I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains by Chuck Klosterman (2013)4. The…
  • Jan 8

    Year in Review, 2013.

    Year in Review, 2013.
    Books Read (in order read)1. Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens (2011)2. Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony by Jeff Ashton with Lisa Pulitzer (2011)3. Free Will by Sam Harris (2012)4. Full Service by Scotty Bowers with…
Rank this Week: 2141

b-screeds

b-screeds

By Thomas R. Bruce of the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/tbruce
  • Dec 24

    Windmill

    Windmill
    A couple of days ago, in the way that one does on the Internet, I stumbled into the extraordinary story of William Kamkwamba, who built a windmill from scrap and spare parts to provide electricity to his home. He was 14, living in an isolated…
  • Jun 10

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

    This one’s got me feeling my age…
    … in more ways than one.  Back in May of 1994, a week or so before the annual CALI conference for legal technologists, three of us circulated the document you see below.  Composed by me, Peter Martin, and Will Sadler, it set…
  • Jun 10

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

    This one’s got me feeling my age…
    … in more ways than one.  Back in May of 1994, a week or so before the annual CALI conference for legal technologists, three of us circulated the document you see below.  Composed by me, Peter Martin, and Will Sadler, it set…
Rank this Week: 1141

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Dec 23

    Silver Divorce is on the Rise

    Silver Divorce is on the Rise
    Late life divorce (‘silver’ or ‘gray’ divorce) is becoming more common and more acceptable in society. According to the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green University, in 2014 people age…
  • Dec 16

    Bankruptcy Filers: Be on Alert for a Phone Scam

    Bankruptcy Filers: Be on Alert for a Phone Scam
    If you have recently or are currently in the process of filing for bankruptcy, be on alert. There has been a phone scam circulating where individuals pose as attorneys to get their intended victims to wire money immediately to satisfy debts.…
  • Nov 17

    When a debt collector calls, how should you answer?

    When a debt collector calls, how should you answer?
    The phone call from a debt collector never comes at a good time—but the best response is to confront the state of these affairs head-on. You may want to hide or ignore the situation and hope it goes away–but that can make things…
Rank this Week: 4021

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Dec 16

    We need to stop talking about AI

    We need to stop talking about AI
    My latest post for Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. Image: By Saad Faruque on Flickr.
  • Oct 16

    Internet made easy

    Internet made easy
    20 years ago I wrote my first “Page on the Web” column in the Solicitors Journal with a piece about why you should use the internet. My service provider at the time was Demon Internet. They still are! Thanks Demon. (…)Read…
  • Oct 13

    Is ad blocking unfair?

    Is ad blocking unfair?
    My latest post for Legal Web Watch October 2015. What do you think? Legal Web Watch is a free monthly email service which complements the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. To receive Legal Web Watch regularly sign up here. Image: Stop!…
Rank this Week: 2173

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Dec 2

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part III For more than a year, I have been attempting to get answers in the wake of a police-involved shooting in my neighborhood that resulted in the death of a young black man standing unarmed in his kitchen. For…
  • Aug 9

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach

    Scaling Back Marijuana Law: Hallandale Beach
    Disclaimer: Nothing contained herein should be considered legal advice. Predictions are not guarantees, regardless of how prescient the author may appear from prior writings. On Wednesday, August 5, Hallandale Beach took Broward…
  • Jul 14

    Innovative Punctuation for Innovative Legal Writing‽

    Innovative Punctuation for Innovative Legal Writing‽
    Chances are, you’ve never used an interrobang in a legal brief. Chances are, you’ve never come across a snark mark, an acclamation point, or a rhetorical question mark in a legal opinion. Although such punctuation exists, it is…
Rank this Week: 1836

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

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

    FOUR ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS

    FOUR ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS
    WARNING: At some point in your life the unexpected will happen.  If that “unexpected” is sickness, becoming mentally incompetent, or dying, you will need certain legal tools to get you through that period.  As you are…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2919

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: 679