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Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Apr 27

    Law Revue Video Contest 2015: The Finalists!

    Law Revue Video Contest 2015: The Finalists!
    Who are the finalists for this year's Law Revue Video Contest? Check them out -- and cast your vote!
  • Apr 27

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.27.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.27.15
    * Nina Totenberg reviews past opinions to divine how the Court might rule on marriage equality. Or she could have pointed to Windsor and said, "That way." [NPR] * The media attention focused on the two and a half hours of oral arguments over…
  • Apr 27

    Budding 15 Minutes Of Fame? Reality TV Seeks Out Marijuana

    Budding 15 Minutes Of Fame? Reality TV Seeks Out Marijuana
    Any marijuana business thinking of signing up for the Real World of pot should think long and hard not only about putting their own legal rights at issue, but also about the reputation of the industry as a whole.
Rank this Week: 8

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 26

    Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative

    Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative
    “The Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) is a partnership between the World Bank Group and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  that supports international efforts to end safe havens for corrupt funds. StAR…
  • Apr 26

    New on LLRX – Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice

    New on LLRX – Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice
    Via LLRX.com – Amicus Curiae: Information in the Service of Justice: From Ken Strutin’s introduction to this guide: In the legal system, such intonements have taken on the form of specialized briefs called amicus curiae…
  • Apr 26

    The Shriver Report Snapshot: An Insight Into the 21st Century Man

    The Shriver Report Snapshot: An Insight Into the 21st Century Man
    Via A Woman’s Nation: “The Shriver Report Snapshot: An Insight Into the 21st Century Man reveals an eye-opening disparity between the qualities contemporary men feel are paramount in a wife and/or partner and what they value…
Rank this Week: 24

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 27

    Commenting function back on (update)

    Commenting function back on (update)
    (Update: 4:30 p.m. Monday EDT: commenting is working again.) Due to a technical issue that came up today Overlawyered is at present unable to post new comments on posts. Comments are still being accepted in the moderation queue, but will not…
  • Apr 27

    Coercion 1, pluralism and liberty 0

    Coercion 1, pluralism and liberty 0
    An Oregon hearing officer recommends $135,000 in damages against Melissa and Aaron Klein, owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham, Ore., who had declined to cater a gay wedding on grounds of religious scruples [Oregonian, earlier] Tags:…
  • Apr 26

    John Oliver on patent troll

    John Oliver on patent troll
    Here (language). “You cannot let trial lawyers decide whether there should be more baseless lawsuits. That’s the equivalent of trusting raccoons to make laws about garbage can placements. ‘They should be easy to reach and…
Rank this Week: 37

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 27

    Supreme Court hears oral arguments in excessive force case

    Supreme Court hears oral arguments in excessive force case
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral arguments [day call, PDF] on Monday in Kingsley v. Hendrickson [SCOTUSblog backgrounder] over whether excessive-force claims brought by pre-trial detainees should be governed by the…
  • Apr 27

    Supreme Court to rule in standing, labor law case

    Supreme Court to rule in standing, labor law case
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari [order list, PDF] in two cases on Monday. In Spokeo v. Robins [docket], the court is asked [cert petition, PDF] to determine whether Congress may confer Article III standing…
  • Apr 27

    HRW: Cambodia should drop restrictive NGO legislation

    HRW: Cambodia should drop restrictive NGO legislation
    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Monday urged Cambodia to drop plans to revive [press release] a restrictive nongovernmental organizations (NGO) law. Prime Minister Hun Sen [BBC profile] has reportedly said he would use…
Rank this Week: 38

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 27

    Supreme Court Weighs Right to Sue in Spokeo Case

    Supreme Court Weighs Right to Sue in Spokeo Case
    The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case that could potentially make it easier to sue Internet companies that collect personal data for posting inaccurate information.
  • Apr 27

    Harvey Miller, Giant of the Bankruptcy Bar, Dies at 82

    Harvey Miller, Giant of the Bankruptcy Bar, Dies at 82
    Harvey R. Miller, arguably the most accomplished bankruptcy attorney of the last half-century, has died, according to a memo circulated by Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, the law firm he called home for the bulk of his career.
  • Apr 27

    Harvey Miller, Giant of the Bankruptcy Bar, Dies at 82

    Harvey Miller, Giant of the Bankruptcy Bar, Dies at 82
    Harvey R. Miller, arguably the most accomplished bankruptcy attorney of the last half-century, has died, according to a memo circulated by Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, the law firm he called home for the bulk of his career.
Rank this Week: 73

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The English Legal Imaginary at St. Andrew

    The English Legal Imaginary at St. Andrew
    We've previously posted the schedule for the first stage of the two-part, transatlantic conference, "The English Legal Imaginary."  Part 2 starts later this week at St. Andrews.  We're told that registration is now closed but also…
  • Apr 27

    Call for Submissions: Crowmell Dissertation Prize 2015

    Call for Submissions: Crowmell Dissertation Prize 2015
    [We have the following announcement.] American Society for Legal History Cromwell Dissertation Prize for 2015The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation has generously funded a dissertation prize of $5,000. The winning dissertation may focus on…
  • Apr 27

    Billings on Lincoln as Zealous Advocate

    Billings on Lincoln as Zealous Advocate
    Roger D. Billings Jr., Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, has posted Abraham Lincoln and the Duty of Zealous Representation: The Matson Slave Case, which is forthcoming in the Connecticut Public Interest Law…
Rank this Week: 61

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Lawyer/Novelist

    The Lawyer/Novelist
    Some lawyers turn to writing fiction to express themselves in a form different from the one they use in every day life (no snark, please, we're serious). The National Law Journal profiles a number of them, including Allan Topol, Douglas Wood,…
  • Apr 27

    A Very Sweet Avocation

    A Very Sweet Avocation
    Robert W. Sweet has been an ice skater for 20 years. That's not as long as he has been a federal judge, but we're not counting. We're just admiring his willingness to acquire additional expertise, especially in such an unusual area such as…
  • Apr 27

    The Politics of Fair Use

    The Politics of Fair Use
    Justin Hughes, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, has published Fair Use and Its Politics - At Home and Abroad in Copyright Law in the Age of Exceptions and Limitations (Ruth Okediji, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2015). Here is the…
Rank this Week: 144

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: 149

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: 181

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Apr 27

    Parents urged to locate kids after Baltimore riot

    Parents urged to locate kids after Baltimore riot
    5:35 p.m. Police are urging parents to locate their children and bring them home after youths clashed violently with police in Baltimore. Baltimore police made the announcement on its Twitter feed. A group of youths threw bricks, rocks and…
  • Apr 27

    Sources: Hogan to announce McCormick staying in Md.

    Sources: Hogan to announce McCormick staying in Md.
    Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to appear at the headquarters of McCormick & Company Tuesday to make a major announcement about the future of the company. Sources familiar with the announcement say it will relate to the state retaining the…
  • Apr 27

    Businesses close early, soldier on in face of protest

    Businesses close early, soldier on in face of protest
    A few large planters along West Pratt Street in front of Luna Del Sea restaurant remained smashed on the sidewalk on Monday afternoon, and two windows at a Subway eatery next door were bashed out and boarded over. These were a few of the…
Rank this Week: 449

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Apr 27

    Summer 2015 Access to Legal Research Databases and More

    Summer 2015 Access to Legal Research Databases and More
    Got questions about using your Bloomberg, Lexis, or Westlaw accounts over the summer?  Here’s what you need to know about using each of the legal research databases. BLOOMBERG LAW If your workplace has a Bloomberg Law account, you…
  • Apr 27

    Congrats to the Webby Award-winning Perma.cc!

    Congrats to the Webby Award-winning Perma.cc!
    We’re thrilled to share the news that Perma.cc is the 2015 Webby award winner in the law category. Congratulations to all our colleagues who work on Perma.cc! Perma.cc, created at the HLS Library and powered by…
  • Apr 26

    “Transliteration” of Foreign Languages in HOLLIS Record

    “Transliteration” of Foreign Languages in HOLLIS Record
    The law library’s print collection includes many non-English books and journals, including materials published in languages that do not use the Roman/Latin alphabet. The example below shows the HOLLIS+ record of a Russian-language…
Rank this Week: 471

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Apr 9

    Why Delegation Is the Key to Success for Large Law Firm

    Why Delegation Is the Key to Success for Large Law Firm
    In the chaos of everyday legal life, balancing the ins and outs of running a big firm with a growing caseload is overwhelming, to say the least. And because your firm runs on client success, everyone’s attention tends to gravitate…
  • Mar 28

    Where’s the LegalTech in Mexico?

    Where’s the LegalTech in Mexico?
    As a young man studying law, I was far from a techie. I knew the term “operating system”, but wasn’t aware of its applications, other than using my PC for drafting contracts and the internet for reviewing…
  • Mar 28

    4 tips to reduce legal risks on social media

    4 tips to reduce legal risks on social media
    Innovation and multimedia have pushed companies and their employees in becoming digital geniuses. Companies are now regularly engaging directly with the public on social media, increasing online presence. Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook are…
Rank this Week: 432

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?
    Way back in 2008, Dennis Kennedy and I wrote The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together – hard to believe it has been 7 years since we wrote that book! We recently decided to revisit…
  • Jan 5

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?
    At this time of year, every year, you can count on a regular deluge of articles on New Year’s Resolutions, “getting a fresh start,” and all types of advice to suggest that everything you did last year was a failure, and…
  • Dec 1

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard
    For years, I have used (and recommended) two Bluetooth keyboards, primarily when I am using my iPad. I tend to use Apple’s Wireless Keyboard more; it’s reasonably thin and light, and I like that it’s a full-size…
Rank this Week: 494

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/
  • 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…
  • Aug 12

    Measure twice, cut once

    Measure twice, cut once
    Finally got a chance to try out writing on Medium, @ev's new platform for writing on the web. I loved the experience, and expect I'll use it some more in the months ahead to get out a few other posts I've been thinking about. I wrote…
  • May 14

    How Google sets Goals: OKR

    How Google sets Goals: OKR
    (cross-posted from the Google Ventures Startup Lab blog.) On the day Google’s acquisition of FeedBurner closed in 2007, it was also the first day of a new quarter at Google. My new manager at Google asked me to draft my OKRs for him to…
Rank this Week: 340

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: 503

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: 433

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: 437

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: 2229

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Apr 27

    Make Your Argument, But Don’t Argue with the Judge

    Make Your Argument, But Don’t Argue with the Judge
    An an attorney and an officer of the court, you sometimes have competing duties: to represent your clients zealously and to maintain respect for the court. When it comes to a disagreeable court ruling, you’ll need to make your strongest…
  • Apr 24

    7 Contract Damages Provisions to Bargain Over

    7 Contract Damages Provisions to Bargain Over
    When you’re negotiating and drafting a contract, your client may be excited and focused on the positives, but you have to keep your eye on the dark side, i.e., the consequences of a breach. Consider bargaining over favorable damages…
  • Apr 22

    Size Up Your Adversary

    Size Up Your Adversary
    When it comes to litigating a case, your client’s objectives are only half the story. If you want to gain an advantage, you’ll also need to successfully assess your adversary’s goals, capabilities, and willingness to fight.…
Rank this Week: 2914

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: 2231

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
  • Apr 26

    April 25, 1865 – Sergeant Thomas P. Corbett Arrested For Killing John Wilkes Booth

    April 25, 1865 – Sergeant Thomas P. Corbett Arrested For Killing John Wilkes Booth
    On this day in history, Sergeant Thomas P. Corbett was placed under technical arrest for killing John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln. Charges against Corbett were dropped by Secretary of War Stanton, and Corbett…
  • Apr 24

    April 24, 1863 – U.S. Issues Code of Conduct for Warring Combatant

    April 24, 1863 – U.S. Issues Code of Conduct for Warring Combatant
    On this day in history, President Lincoln signed the Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field, General Order № 100, popularly known as the Lieber Instructions, because they were prepared by Francis…
  • Apr 22

    April 22, 1915 – Germans Use Gas Warfare in Ypres, Belgium

    April 22, 1915 – Germans Use Gas Warfare in Ypres, Belgium
    On this day in history, Germans fired more than 150 tons (168 long tons) of lethal chlorine gas over the four mile front against two French colonial divisions (Moroccan and Algerian troops) at Ypres in Belgium, during the so-called Second…
Rank this Week: 1546

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/
  • Apr 25

    Becoming a Lawyer – Still a Promising Career Path according to wallethub

    Becoming a Lawyer – Still a Promising Career Path according to wallethub
    Since the downturn of the economy and restructuring of the profession, most news about law schools boiled down to However, a new ranking lists Attorney as one of the top four promising careers for millenials. The study compared 109…
  • Apr 22

    Best Practices in Counseling? Ethical Practices in Counseling?

    Best Practices in Counseling? Ethical Practices in Counseling?
    This morning, on the WBUR (Boston) radio station, a criminal trial professor (from New York) was discussing the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, recently convicted of the bombing of the Boston Marathon two years ago, with hosts Margery Eagan and…
  • Apr 16

    Teaching the Students We Have – The Changing Student Body

    Teaching the Students We Have – The Changing Student Body
    Yesterday’s Bloomberg Business article leads with a startling headline:  The Smartest People Are Opting Out of Law School. It seems that while law school matriculation numbers have been declining, in addition, far fewer…
Rank this Week: 4483

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 988

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Apr 24

    Minnesota Friends Face Criminal Charges for Attempting to Join ISIS

    Minnesota Friends Face Criminal Charges for Attempting to Join ISIS
    Six Minnesota men were charged on April 20th for conspiring to provide and attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The men, ranging in age from 19-21, drove from Minneapolis to San Diego in hopes…
  • Apr 24

    Receive Tax Credit for Your Plug-In Electric Vehicle

    Receive Tax Credit for Your Plug-In Electric Vehicle
    According to the Internal Revenue Code §30D, you can obtain a tax credit for having acquired a Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicle. The credit applies to passenger vehicles and light trucks. If you acquired the vehicle after…
  • Apr 23

    New Mexico Passes Civil Forfeiture Law

    New Mexico Passes Civil Forfeiture Law
    The law often uses strange jargon that ordinary people don’t understand, but will significantly harm people if they did comprehend the words’ meaning. Civil forfeiture is an excellent example. Civil forfeiture is far more…
Rank this Week: 978

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Apr 24

    LIABILITY OF THE SILENT PARTNER

    LIABILITY OF THE SILENT PARTNER
    The Supreme Court can give its opinion I will first describe Dutch law in this respect. A limited partnership (commanditaire vennootschap: ‘CV’) is a contractual, legal relationship between two or more persons or legal entities to…
  • Apr 16

    SUPREME COURT U-TURN

    SUPREME COURT U-TURN
    The bankruptcy of a general partnership (‘VOF’) does not automatically mean the bankruptcy of its partners For many decades the rule had to be adhered to that the bankruptcy of a general partnership (vennootschap onder firma:…
  • Apr 10

    QUASI DIRECTOR OR JUST THE BOSS?

    QUASI DIRECTOR OR JUST THE BOSS?
    This depends on the facts If a legal entity (an NV or BV comes to mind) becomes bankrupt, any director (according to its Articles) becomes jointly and severally liable for the deficit of the bankrupt’s estate if it is apparent that…
Rank this Week: 2313

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Apr 24

    Short Sales and Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure

    Short Sales and Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure
    At HoganWillig, we work hard to help our clients keep their homes in the face of a foreclosure.  However, there are times when it does not make financial sense to continue sinking money into an “underwater” home. If you are…
  • Apr 22

    Earth Day 2015: Making the Change

    Earth Day 2015: Making the Change
    Over the years, HoganWillig has made it a priority to “go green”. Environmental stewardship is an important aspect of our philosophy and commitment to excellence in our community. As a firm, we encourage our attorneys and staff to…
  • Apr 21

    Claim Your Lost Money

    Claim Your Lost Money
    New York State has over $13 billion in lost money. Lost money is private money that has been unclaimed. Banks, insurance companies, corporations and the courts are among the many organizations required by law to report dormant accounts to the…
Rank this Week: 4135

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    How Legal Blogging Has Changed Over the Decade

    How Legal Blogging Has Changed Over the Decade
    Over at PrawfsBlawg, as they commemorate their tenth anniversary, they’ve been ruminating on the question of how legal blogging has changed over the past decade. As professorial types tend to do, they have been putting forth all sorts…
  • Apr 22

    Analyze Your Facebook Network Via Wolfram|Alpha, But Act Fast

    Analyze Your Facebook Network Via Wolfram|Alpha, But Act Fast
    Thanks to Tara Calishain’s ResearchBuzz blog, I learned about a Wolfram|Alpha tool that analyzes and visualizes your Facebook network and activity in minute detail. It provides a fascinating look at how you use Facebook and about your…
  • Apr 21

    Two Days Left to Vote for Your Favorite Legal Site in the Webby Award

    Two Days Left to Vote for Your Favorite Legal Site in the Webby Award
    Five law-related websites are in the running for The Webby Awards’ annual People’s Voice honorees. There are just two days left to vote. If you haven’t done so already, head over and support your favorite site. The five…
Rank this Week: 2079

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Apr 23

    Just A Couple Of Questions About Lynch Mob

    Just A Couple Of Questions About Lynch Mob
    If you're somebody who supports privacy and freedom of conscience, do you think it's healthy for a republic to have a political media that digs up wrongthink statements by random nobodies, then amplifies the statements to expose the random…
  • Apr 23

    Just An Idle Question About "Safe Spaces"

    Just An Idle Question About "Safe Spaces"
    If you're somebody who is annoyed when college kids say speech they don't like makes them "unsafe," are you also somebody who has called speech you don't like a "lynch mob" or "witch hunt" or "bullying"? Just An Idle Question About "Safe…
  • Apr 20

    The Road To Popehat: Wait, Wut Edition

    The Road To Popehat: Wait, Wut Edition
    It's time for the Road to Popehat, where we check out the traffic logs, see what searches brought you here, and lose 1d6 SAN. This time: I don't mean to be judgmental but you people are freakish. Pony porn defenestration: You like porn of…
Rank this Week: 954

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Apr 22

    The Legacy of “Wills”

    The Legacy of “Wills”
    Wills are legacies. Sure, they’re traditionally a way of protecting your loved ones, making sure they’re cared for, but examples are legion of wills being used to endow universities, fund research to help cure disease, house…
  • Apr 10

    Five More Startup Myths Debunked

    Five More Startup Myths Debunked
    Previously, we reviewed five startup myths and unfortunately (at least!) five more need debunking. You can check out the first article here. Innovating and running a company is challenging, and capturing your valuable assets plus making sure…
  • Apr 8

    Five Startup Myths Busted

    Five Startup Myths Busted
    Startups love to get stuff done. As an entrepreneur I live to tick stuff off my list. However, the number of “housekeeping” tasks can be overwhelming. Sadly, skipping steps that are not as sexy as product development and customer…
Rank this Week: 1633

Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

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

    Landlords to register deposits or risk facing a fine

    Landlords to register deposits or risk facing a fine
    Buy-to-let investors have until the 23rd June to register for an official deposit scheme or face a fine of £3,600. Thousands of landlords could face a penalty if they fail to register their tenants deposits. This warning comes as the…
  • Apr 14

    Employment law changes for 2015

    Employment law changes for 2015
    Commencing April this year significant changes will be made to employment law in the UK. Specific changes will apply to family leave. As an employer and an employee, here are the main main changes you will need to be aware of.Shared parental…
  • Apr 7

    Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act

    Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act
    Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act is the first ever SBEE Act to become an official law after receiving Royal Assent. This Act will enable businesses to get improved access to finance and put an end to zero hours exclusivity…
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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/
  • Apr 21

    Law Tips: The Art of Telling the Story Well in the Courtroom

    Law Tips: The Art of Telling the Story Well in the Courtroom
    “A trial is a highly prepared, precise operation…. It is critical that impressions are managed and stories are clear.” It’s my pleasure to welcome back David Mann, The Professional Education Group, Minneapolis, MN,…
  • Apr 15

    Legal Weapons To Combat Improper Competitive Conduct by Former Employees – Part 2

    Legal Weapons To Combat Improper Competitive Conduct by Former Employees – Part 2
    Welcome back as we continue Scott Morrisson’s insights into protecting your clients from a former employee’s wrongful competition. Scott noted last week that “Not all is lost if an employer does not have an enforceable…
  • Apr 7

    Law Tips: Legal Weapons To Combat Improper Competitive Conduct By Former Employee

    Law Tips: Legal Weapons To Combat Improper Competitive Conduct By Former Employee
    Many employers have their employees sign covenants not to compete or confidentiality agreements that generally prohibit an employee from working for a competitor or from using the employer’s confidential information. But, what if the…
Rank this Week: 3867

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/
  • Apr 20

    Dog Bark Lawsuit Costs John Updegraff and Karen Szewc Nearly $240,000 in Damage

    Dog Bark Lawsuit Costs John Updegraff and Karen Szewc Nearly $240,000 in Damage
    Dale and Debra Krein, of Rogue River, filed a lawsuit in 2012 claiming they suffered for more than a decade from their neighbors’ barking Tibetan mastiffs. The Mail Tribune reported the jury awarded the Kreins $238,900 in damages and…
  • Apr 13

    SeaWorld Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Orca Treatment

    SeaWorld Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Orca Treatment
    Joyce Kuhl filed a lawsuit against SeaWorld in Florida claiming she was mislead by SeaWorld about the treatment of the orcas. The lawsuit alleges the whales are routinely drugged and held in “chemical bathtubs” which are far too…
  • Apr 10

    Judge Claims $50 Million Settlement to Dairy Farmers is Inadequate

    Judge Claims $50 Million Settlement to Dairy Farmers is Inadequate
    Chief Federal Judge Christina Reiss rejected a proposed $50 million settlement between Northeast dairy farmers and Dairy Farmers of America (DFA). The lawsuit began in 2009 after farmers alleged Dairy Farmers of America, its marketing arm,…
Rank this Week: 1856

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation Cracks Down on Plenty of Fish

    Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation Cracks Down on Plenty of Fish
    Global News recently reported that popular free-dating site Plenty of Fish (POF) paid $48,000.00 for violating Canada's anti-spam legislation that came in to effect on July 1, 2014.The violations happened within a 4 month…
  • Apr 20

    You've Been Served - On Facebook

    You've Been Served - On Facebook
    In a March 27, 2015 decision in Baidoo v Blood-Dzraku, 2015 NY Slip Op 25096, New York County Supreme Court Judge Mathew Cooper permitted substituted service of a divorce summons via Facebook: As recently as ten years ago, it was…
  • Apr 20

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headline

    140 Law - Leading Legal Headline
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Mark Saunders named Toronto’s next police chief Mike Duffy trial: Ezra Levant, former Sun News host, set to testifyFBI admits it fudged forensic hair matches in nearly all…
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The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Apr 18

    Victimless humor.

    Victimless humor.
    Someone once told me laughter is always at somebody else’s expense. I disagreed and lamely rejoined, “What about babies? They laugh and not at someone’s expense.” On later reflection, I had to admit he was mostly…
  • Apr 6

    State Bar of Arizona asks for member comment — not really.

    State Bar of Arizona asks for member comment — not really.
    The State Bar of Arizona sent out a blast email to members last Thursday afternoon, April 2nd. The email sincerely insincerely asked for comments about its 2015-2019 Strategic Plan “to make sure we haven’t missed anything.”…
  • Mar 21

    I’ll take the other Birdman instead.

    I’ll take the other Birdman instead.
    I finally saw Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). I wish I’d stayed virtuously ignorant. As an avid movie-goer, I try to see all the Academy Award Best Picture Nominees before the annual self-congratulatory award show…
Rank this Week: 4000

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

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

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Apr 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…
  • Apr 3

    Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: A Discussion about Gender Equality in Law

    Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: A Discussion about Gender Equality in Law
    In this episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi interview Laurel Bellows, former president of the American Bar Association, Renwei Chung, featured columnist and contributor to Above the Law, and Professor Melissa…
  • Mar 20

    Driving While Intoxicated: Prescription Drugs, Recliners, Wheels, and Hoove

    Driving While Intoxicated: Prescription Drugs, Recliners, Wheels, and Hoove
    We all know that drinking and driving is a serious and dangerous offense. But it may surprise you that drivers are being charged with DWI for taking prescription drugs while riding bicycles, horses, and yes Segways. In this episode of Lawyer…
Rank this Week: 2244

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/
  • Apr 17

    Importance of Selecting an Appropriate Executor or Trustee

    Importance of Selecting an Appropriate Executor or Trustee
    Choosing an executor or trustee is a critical aspect of every estate plan. Executors and trustees have broad authority and are charged with gathering the decedent’s assets, discharging debts and paying taxes due on the decedent’s…
  • Apr 16

    College Contribution after Divorce

    College Contribution after Divorce
    Many parents are confused in the midst of their divorce when the topic of “college contribution” comes into the conversation. “My parents didn’t pay for my college expenses and I didn’t think I would have to pay…
  • Apr 15

    Collecting Out-of-State Judgments in New Jersey

    Collecting Out-of-State Judgments in New Jersey
    When considering collecting a judgment obtained in another state against a New Jersey state resident or a corporation doing business in New Jersey, it is relatively easy to obtain a docketed New Jersey judgment by virtue of N.J.S.A.…
Rank this Week: 2222

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Apr 16

    Stress Release Therapy Dogs at Zief!

    Stress Release Therapy Dogs at Zief!
    Do you need to relieve a bit of stress with exams, finals, and graduation knocking at your door? Come and play with our volunteer SF SPCA therapy dogs! They will be visiting Zief Law Library in the Student Commons Area...
  • Apr 16

    National Library Week 2015 Raffle Winners!

    National Library Week 2015 Raffle Winners!
    Zief Law Library is please to announce the six winners of the LexisNexis Study Aids! The lucky students are: Ryan Blackney, Debra Christian, Laura Whiteside, Julie Kantor, Ryan Herrera, and Parviz Iranpour. Congratulations and thanks to…
  • Apr 1

    HeinOnline Boosts Search Relevancy

    HeinOnline Boosts Search Relevancy
    HeinOnline is a great research product, but its search syntax and search algorithm have never been great. HeinOnline just announced improvements to its search algorithm, which should help new HeinOnline searchers quite a bit. First,…
Rank this Week: 2361

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: 2349

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Apr 3

    The System of Fixing the Minimum Wage in the Philippine

    The System of Fixing the Minimum Wage in the Philippine
    Calls for the increase of minimum wages have surfaced with the constant increase of oil prices. This increase in the prices of gasoline and diesel almost always have the effect of raising all prices of goods and commodities. How is minimum…
Rank this Week: 2359

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: 2341

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 1154

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: 3037

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Mar 24

    RB216: The Internet — A Yearbook

    RB216: The Internet — A Yearbook
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg In Radio Berkman 216 we tackle the web as we know it in 2014-2015. Hate speech online, freedom of speech online, censorship and surveillance online, and, of course, whether our smart machines are out…
  • Mar 10

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response [AUDIO]

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response [AUDIO]
    The citizen response to 2012′s Hurricane Sandy was in many important ways more effective than the response from established disaster response institutions like FEMA. New York-based response efforts like Occupy Sandy leveraged…
  • Mar 10

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response
    The citizen response to 2012′s Hurricane Sandy was in many important ways more effective than the response from established disaster response institutions like FEMA. New York-based response efforts like Occupy Sandy leveraged…
Rank this Week: 2235

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/
  • Mar 23

    Justice Delayed, Justice Not Served: State of Arizona v. Milke Finally dismissed. After 22 years on Death Row.

    Justice Delayed, Justice Not Served: State of Arizona v. Milke Finally dismissed. After 22 years on Death Row.
    A perjurious lying cop (and a sex pervert) and a prosecution by omission. A SCATHING judicial opinion by one of America's most conservative judges and appellate panels and a wasted life. GOD DAMN IT just because they are cops DOES NOT MEAN…
  • Sep 28

    #RE2pect: The Captain Steps Away

    #RE2pect: The Captain Steps Away
    Today was the end of the Derek Jeter era of my NY Yankees. If it couldn't have ended in NY then I am glad it happened in Boston. That was the city where I became a Yankkee fan. It is the home to half the greatest baseball rivalry RedSox v.…
  • Sep 27

    Friday News Dump: Obama Justice Dept. Will Ask SCOTUS to Support Marriage Equality

    Friday News Dump: Obama Justice Dept. Will Ask SCOTUS to Support Marriage Equality
    Good news for civil rights advocates, the Justice Dept. Civil Division through the Solicitor General's office will urge the Supreme Court to grant full marriage rights to all adults. From where I sit this is good news for a bunch of…
Rank this Week: 2286

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/
Rank this Week: 4492