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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/
  • Jan 30

    Jeffrey Epstein’s Lawyers Want To Seal Documents To Stop The Frolic With The Media

    Jeffrey Epstein’s Lawyers Want To Seal Documents To Stop The Frolic With The Media
    Should information relating to plea negotiations be kept confidential?
  • Jan 30

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.30.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.30.15
    * Did two little kids get slapped with a lifetime gag order barring them from talking about fracking. But how will they explain their third eye? [The Guardian] * Private equity firm TPG is suing its former PR man -- former Bush spokesperson…
  • Jan 30

    Much Ado About Dacheng Denton

    Much Ado About Dacheng Denton
    Dentons’ loosely affiliated verein style likely played a large role in capturing the largest Chinese law firm.
Rank this Week: 6

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jan 30

    Kyrgyzstan considering legislation allowing government to shut down media outlet

    Kyrgyzstan considering legislation allowing government to shut down media outlet
    [JURIST] A spokesperson for the Kyrgyzstan government discussed [RFE/RL report] proposed legislation that would allow the Kyrgyz government to shut down media outlets without requiring a court decision with Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty…
  • Jan 30

    Virginia reaches $520,000 settlement over attorney's fees in same-sex marriage case

    Virginia reaches $520,000 settlement over attorney's fees in same-sex marriage case
    [JURIST] Virginia officials reached a $520,000 settlement [text] Wednesday over attorney’s fees with challengers of the commonwealth’s same-sex marriage ban. The plaintiffs are allowed to seek attorney’s fees because they…
  • Jan 30

    Google to rewrite privacy policy in response to UK pressure

    Google to rewrite privacy policy in response to UK pressure
    [JURIST] A representative of Google signed an agreement [text, PDF] Friday to rewrite the company’s current privacy policy in response to pressure from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) [official website]. The ICO…
Rank this Week: 10

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jan 31

    A Dodd-Frank reform menu, ready to go?

    A Dodd-Frank reform menu, ready to go?
    Jim Hamilton’s World of Securities Regulation has a list of seven bills “amending the Dodd-Frank Act [that] passed the House in the 113th Congress by a bi-partisan vote, sometimes an overwhelming bi-partisan vote, but were never…
  • Jan 31

    Pennsylvania’s law-firm-contract me

    Pennsylvania’s law-firm-contract me
    “Four law firms received three no-bid contracts for the secret investigations [of litigation prospects by the state of Pennsylvania against nursing homes and other defendants]. The firms and their lawyers donated a combined $191,400 to…
  • Jan 30

    Ready for the Super Concave Serving Vessel?

    Ready for the Super Concave Serving Vessel?
    Hilarious commercial from Staples makes fun of the trademark claims that keep businesses from talking about Super-You-Know-What sales, events, and gatherings this time of year. Earlier here, etc., etc. Tweet Tags: Super Bowl Ready for the…
Rank this Week: 23

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 31

    FACT SHEET: President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative

    FACT SHEET: President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative
    January 30, 2015: “Building on President Obama’s announcement in his State of the Union Address, today the Administration is unveiling details about the Precision Medicine Initiative, a bold new research effort to revolutionize…
  • Jan 31

    Surveying American Attitudes toward Climate Change and Clean Energy

    Surveying American Attitudes toward Climate Change and Clean Energy
    “Resources for the Future has teamed up with Stanford University to conduct an in-depth survey of American perceptions of climate change and energy policies. The most recent poll was released in January 2015 in partnership with The New…
  • Jan 31

    Libraries After Charlie Hebdo: The Threat of Violence, The Fear of Self-Censorship

    Libraries After Charlie Hebdo: The Threat of Violence, The Fear of Self-Censorship
    Lisa Peet – Library Journal – “Although written texts often evoke strong, sometimes contentious reactions, political cartoons and caricatures can be equally incendiary. According to Barbara Jones, executive director of the…
Rank this Week: 50

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 31

    Welcome, Sophia Lee!

    Welcome, Sophia Lee!
    creditIt is our great pleasure to announce that Sophia Z. Lee will be joining us as a guest blogger for the next month.She is Professor of Law and History at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she teaches administrative law,…
  • Jan 30

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    From the Consumer Law & Policy Blog: historical perspectives on the Supreme Court's current Fair Housing Act case (here and here). (Hat tip: Torts Today)Joanna L. Grossman (credit)Geoffrey Stone, Chicago Law, the author of, among other…
  • Jan 30

    A Graduate Student Workshop on The History and Politics of Public Finance

    A Graduate Student Workshop on The History and Politics of Public Finance
    [We have the following announcement for the “7th Annual Graduate Student Workshop on The History and Politics of Public Finance.”]In recent years, scholars from a variety of disciplines have embarked on an innovative wave of…
Rank this Week: 63

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jan 30

    DOJ Retreats from Fight With Rakoff Over Evidence Rule

    DOJ Retreats from Fight With Rakoff Over Evidence Rule
    The Justice Department is retreating from a confrontation with Manhattan federal judge Jed Rakoff over the ability of a scientific advisory panel to look at whether evidence-sharing rules put criminal defendants at a disadvantage.
  • Jan 30

    DOJ Retreats from Fight With Rakoff Over Evidence Rule

    DOJ Retreats from Fight With Rakoff Over Evidence Rule
    The Justice Department is retreating from a confrontation with Manhattan federal judge Jed Rakoff over the ability of a scientific advisory panel to look at whether evidence-sharing rules put criminal defendants at a disadvantage.
  • Jan 30

    Uber Laws: A Primer on Ridesharing Regulation

    Uber Laws: A Primer on Ridesharing Regulation
    Uber is very good at making money. Now it’s also focusing on making laws. Here's a look at some of the new rules popping up.
Rank this Week: 67

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: 65

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 134

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jan 18

    Elegant discipline & rainstorm

    Elegant discipline & rainstorm
    Why is it useful to keep a journal of your daily reflections? There is an elegant discipline involved in capturing your daily perspectives on life. When you write your thoughts every day you’ll begin to see new things. Your perspectives…
  • Jan 11

    The Lost & Found Department is waiting

    The Lost & Found Department is waiting
    What if the thing that you wanted most in life was just sitting there waiting for you to claim it? Like at a Lost & Found Department. A lot of times we lose something and don’t know it’s even missing. That thing might be…
  • Jan 2

    Dreams vs. Distraction

    Dreams vs. Distraction
    What’s the next thing you’re going to do? Not the thing you’ll do tomorrow, or in ten minutes… Right NOW. What are you going to do? The most important choice you’ll ever make is the one about what to do in the…
Rank this Week: 148

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: 128

Infinity Ranch

Infinity Ranch

Musings about the important things in life - law, politics, music, racing, soccer, etc.

http://infinityranch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 3

    Los Endo

    Los Endo
    I've come to a conclusion.After more than six years and 3100 posts, I've decided that the Ranch has run its course. In short, this will be the last post I make here. I'll leave the blog itself up as an archive (and a collection of useful…
  • Dec 31

    You Aughta See . . .

    You Aughta See . . .
    While I wrote about music back in the days before blogs, I never really did the same with movies. It wasn't due to lack of interest. A lot of lonely weekends in law school led to my development into a film fanatic. Thanks to Netflix, I've…
  • Dec 30

    You Aughta Hear . . .

    You Aughta Hear . . .
    Back in the days before blogs, I wrote album reviews. Nothing all that substantive, just gut reactions to whatever passed through my world. Ever since I started this blog I've occasionally popped off about music. So it only seems natural,…
Rank this Week: 173

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

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

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Feb 4

    2nd Annual Dean's Lecture to the Graduating Cla

    2nd Annual Dean's Lecture to the Graduating Cla
    No description is available at this time.
  • Jan 30

    Gender, Privacy and Hate Crimes in Cyberspace

    Gender, Privacy and Hate Crimes in Cyberspace
    University of Maryland Law Professor Danielle Citron will discuss gender, privacy and her new book, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace, “an impassioned call for equal rights for women on the Internet” (Kirkus Reviews). Center faculty…
Rank this Week: 477

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: 478

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Jan 28

    Strip Club Shame

    Strip Club Shame
    Summer 2006. A local Dallas Strip club. “Do you want a lap-dance’? Blank stare.
  • Jan 26

    Just Be Brave For One Second To Get Help

    Just Be Brave For One Second To Get Help
    Alcoholics call it the moment of clarity. That sudden instant of self-awareness and realization when one can see a path out of turbulent waters.
  • Jan 14

    Loose Change

    Loose Change
    Something white hidden deep in the change. I dig down. It’s a 3mg Xanax bar.
Rank this Week: 483

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 517

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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 26

    More on Holder Decision to Step Down and Some Thoughts on Who's Next

    More on Holder Decision to Step Down and Some Thoughts on Who's Next
    Now that AGOUS Eric Holder has decided to step down, there are many things to say about one of the longest and tumultuous tenured US Attorney Generals in History.The negatives abound: Fast & Furious; Contempt of (and for) Congress;…
Rank this Week: 460

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: 246

PunditMom

PunditMom

Covers law, adoption, culture & lifestyle, and politics.

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 451

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
  • Jan 31

    January 31, 1950 – President Truman Approves Development of the H-Bomb

    January 31, 1950 – President Truman Approves Development of the H-Bomb
    Many physicists who had worked on the development of the atomic bomb at Los Alamos, New Mexico as part of the “Manhattan Project” during World War II were opposed to doing any more work on a bigger bomb, or “Super” as…
  • Jan 30

    January 30, 1835 – Assassination Attempt on President Andrew Jackson

    January 30, 1835 – Assassination Attempt on President Andrew Jackson
    On this day in history, an unemployed and probably insane person named Richard Lawrence made the first ever attempt to kill a sitting United States president. President Andrew Jackson had traveled to the Capitol Building to attend a…
  • Jan 28

    January 28, 1916 – President Wilson Nominates Louis Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court

    January 28, 1916 – President Wilson Nominates Louis Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court
    On this day in history, President Woodrow Wilson nominated the successful Boston attorney Louis Brandeis to the Supreme Court. An ugly and hard-fought battle ensued, tinged by anti-Semitism. Brandeis was the first Jew ever nominated for the…
Rank this Week: 2275

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Jan 30

    Statement of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno on the recent Maguindanao Encounter

    Statement of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno on the recent Maguindanao Encounter
    In the wake of the recent deaths in Mamasapano, Maguindanao involving officers and members of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jan 29

    Salute to the Fallen 44

    Salute to the Fallen 44
    The military band kept on playing. The tune sounds painfully sad. The band kept playing for hours... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 9

    The First 5 Minutes of the First Sunday of Bar Exam

    The First 5 Minutes of the First Sunday of Bar Exam
    There are four full Sundays reserved every year for the Philippine bar examinations, arguably the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2562

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

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

    Pre-Super Bowl Trepidations.

    Pre-Super Bowl Trepidations.
    I don’t have a team to root for in this Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX. The Packers choked like Luca Brasi and the 49’ers were never in the hunt. That said, I still plan to watch the game although not out of parochial loyalty…
  • Jan 16

    The six things I forgot about desert sushi.

    The six things I forgot about desert sushi.
    A number of years ago when lawyering was not even a twinkle in my eye, I traveled to Flagstaff, Arizona on overnight business. For dinner that evening, my employee suggested of all things — that we have sushi. Ever dubious, I asked,…
  • Jan 14

    Everything’s better with bacon, including FREE CLE.

    Everything’s better with bacon, including FREE CLE.
    It’s been a few years since I last made reference to bacon. And that’s despite my knowing full well that a lot of people think bacon ought to go with just about everything, perhaps even “The Irreverent Lawyer.” Sir…
Rank this Week: 3942

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jan 30

    Zombie Properties create Issues for Neighborhoods across the Country

    Zombie Properties create Issues for Neighborhoods across the Country
    Recently we’ve all become somewhat obsessed with what’s known as “zombie culture”. Popular movies and shows like World War Z and The Walking Dead spin out tales of survivors of the zombie apocalypse. Some people take…
  • Jan 30

    Philadelphia Detective Becomes a Suspect in Homicide Case

    Philadelphia Detective Becomes a Suspect in Homicide Case
    A Philadelphia police homicide detective has been indicted for obstruction of justice, flight to avoid apprehension, and conspiracy. Ron Dove, a 16-year veteran of the Philadelphia police department, helped his girlfriend, Erica Sanchez, flee…
  • Jan 29

    “Go Topless Day” Advocate Fights Indecent Exposure Fine

    “Go Topless Day” Advocate Fights Indecent Exposure Fine
    Over the past decade, a woman’s right to breastfeed in public has gained significant traction. In fact, the right to breastfeed during work is an often overlooked portion of Obamacare. The success of the breastfeeding movement has…
Rank this Week: 1115

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jan 30

    With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility For Chip McGee's Feelz. And For Wombats.

    With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility For Chip McGee's Feelz. And For Wombats.
    Bedford New Hampshire School Superintendent Chip McGee is a sensitive man. Chip McGee is sensitive to his duties as an educator. He's sensitive to the instruction and welfare of his students. He's sensitive to the constitutional limits…
  • Jan 30

    On Seeing John Waterhouse's My Sweet Rose

    On Seeing John Waterhouse's My Sweet Rose
      Contemplate in all detail A scintillating allegory Integrating to avail Alated visions of the story Of a maid's respiratory, Hortatory adoration Of a floral territory: Horticultural elation. Ruminate this painted tale, Instilling…
  • Jan 29

    The Feds Reach A Settlement With Craig Brittain, Revenge Pornster and Extortionist Behind "Is Anybody Down"

    The Feds Reach A Settlement With Craig Brittain, Revenge Pornster and Extortionist Behind "Is Anybody Down"
    Back in 2012 and 2013 I wrote about the saga of Craig Brittain and his revenge porn site "Is Anybody Down." The genesis of that series was Marc Randazza's discovery that the site was posting nude pictures and contact information, and someone…
Rank this Week: 1103

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES
    Trusts Without Pour-Over Wills            This is the first article in a new series, Fatal Estate Planning Mistakes, which will focus on “war stories” regarding common estate…
  • Jan 23

    FIVE SIGNS YOU NEED A PROBATE AND TRUST ADMINISTRATION ATTORNEY

    FIVE SIGNS YOU NEED A PROBATE AND TRUST ADMINISTRATION ATTORNEY
    A self-represented successor trustee or personal representative (the “Estate Manager”) often ignores warning signs that problems are ahead.  There are a number of signs a Estate Manager is will experience problems and…
  • May 19

    TEAR UP THE WILL—A LESSON REGARDING OLD WILLS

    TEAR UP THE WILL—A LESSON REGARDING OLD WILLS
    Stephen was brilliant.  He graduated top of his class—he married the prettiest girl in town—his children were all above average—and his business ventures always succeeded.  While Stephen truly lived well, he died…
Rank this Week: 2950

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/
  • Jan 30

    Check Out This Blog

    Check Out This Blog
    I just discovered this blog through a pingback to my blog: S|M| i |L|E  (http://socialmediainlegaleducation.com) has been around since last summer. According to their blog: S|M| i |L|E (Social Media in Legal Education) is a new…
  • Jan 29

    Ravel and Casetext – A New Generation of Legal Research Tool

    Ravel and Casetext – A New Generation of Legal Research Tool
    Katrina June Lee , Susan Azyndar , and Ingrid Mattson have published A New Era: Integrating Today’s ‘Next Gen’ Research Tools Ravel and Casetext in the Law School Classroom, forthcoming in Rutgers University Computer &…
  • Dec 13

    Live Blogging from the LegalEdWeb Webinar

    Live Blogging from the LegalEdWeb Webinar
    Jeremiah Ho of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Law (above) led a webinar entitled “Flipping of the Law Classroom: Infusing Active Learning Through Technology.” Here are some of his key points: Flipped learning is…
Rank this Week: 4488

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jan 30

    10 Steps to an Outstanding LinkedIn Profile

    10 Steps to an Outstanding LinkedIn Profile
    The following is a guest blog post by Anabella Q. Bonfa. Ms. Bonfa is a litigator with Wellman & Warren LLP, handling business and partnership disputes, theft of trade secrets, and unfair competition. She lectures extensively on trade…
  • Jan 28

    They Know Computers But Not How to Help Your Case

    They Know Computers But Not How to Help Your Case
    When corporate goes criminal, i.e., an investigation involving a corporation leads to a criminal case headed to trial, you often need computer forensic experts to testify about the evidence. Such experts know all about electronic devices and…
  • Jan 26

    Tentative Rulings: Contest or Concede?

    Tentative Rulings: Contest or Concede?
    When the tentative ruling is against you, you’ve got two choices: contest or concede. Here’s the spoiler: One of these choices is generally the way to go. A party should generally contest the tentative ruling if Oral argument may…
Rank this Week: 2874

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    The Big Story at Next Week’s LegalTech Isn’t a Product, It’s a Person

    The Big Story at Next Week’s LegalTech Isn’t a Product, It’s a Person
    Next week’s LegalTech will be a glitzy, bustling showcase of the world’s largest legal technology companies. But amidst it all, one individual may prove to be the biggest story of the show. After a 30-year career with ALM (the…
  • Jan 29

    New Web Service Serves as ‘Ethics ER’ for Lawyer

    New Web Service Serves as ‘Ethics ER’ for Lawyer
    A former American Bar Association ethics lawyer has launched a web service that serves as an “emergency room” for lawyers who need immediate assistance with legal ethics issues. The site, ER for Lawyers, provides ethics research…
  • Jan 28

    How Small Firms Are Using Big Data Technology Tool

    How Small Firms Are Using Big Data Technology Tool
    You probably think of big data as something only big firms deal with. Increasingly, however, technology is enabling smaller firms to make use of big data. In the latest issue of the ABA Journal, I have an article that looks at two examples of…
Rank this Week: 2397

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Jan 30

    Carrie James on Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap

    Carrie James on Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap
    Fresh from a party, a teen posts a photo on Facebook of a friend drinking a beer. A college student repurposes an article from Wikipedia for a paper. A group of players in a multiplayer online game routinely cheat new players by selling them…
  • Jan 30

    Carrie James on Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap [AUDIO]

    Carrie James on Disconnected: Youth, New Media, and the Ethics Gap [AUDIO]
    Fresh from a party, a teen posts a photo on Facebook of a friend drinking a beer. A college student repurposes an article from Wikipedia for a paper. A group of players in a multiplayer online game routinely cheat new players by selling them…
  • Jan 15

    Nathan Freitas: The Great Firewall Invert

    Nathan Freitas: The Great Firewall Invert
    The world is witnessing a massive expansion of Chinese telecommunications reach and influence, powered entirely by users choosing to participate in it. In Usage of the mobile messaging app WeChat (微信 Weixin), for example, has…
Rank this Week: 2194

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Jan 29

    Time Management for Solo/Small Firms (Fast Read)

    Time Management for Solo/Small Firms (Fast Read)
    For an industry that spends most of its time billing in hourly increments many lawyers are very bad at time management. They know how to bill for the time they spend working on a case, but what about the time that they aren’t spending…
  • Jan 20

    Thoughts from a Paperless Lawyer (Fast Read)

    Thoughts from a Paperless Lawyer (Fast Read)
    My office uses plenty of paper.  Consumer bankruptcy, our specialty, requires — at a minimum — a signed forty page petition.  Added to the intake forms, reaffirmation documents, and errata, most of our clients have paper…
  • Jan 15

    How Referral Relationships Will Help Your Firm Prosper

    How Referral Relationships Will Help Your Firm Prosper
    Like many attorneys, you’re probably hesitant to take on prospective clients who bring legal issues outside of your wheelhouse. But by turning away potential cases, you’re doing the individuals — and your firm — a…
Rank this Week: 4631

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jan 29

    NFL: Non-Profit or Corporation? Which Team Are You On?

    NFL: Non-Profit or Corporation? Which Team Are You On?
    Superbowl weekend is upon us! Which team are you rooting for: the Patriots or the Seahawks? This weekend will be a refreshing change of pace for the National Football League (NFL) as it’s been dealing with a series of controversies this…
  • Jan 28

    NYC Detectives Pursue “New” Half-Century Old Murder

    NYC Detectives Pursue “New” Half-Century Old Murder
    It’s too bad “Cold Case” is off the air, because if ever there was a case made for the CBS crime drama about detectives digging up—literally, in many cases—decades-old homicides in order to find the culprit,…
  • Jan 27

    4 Legal Changes Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know

    4 Legal Changes Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know
    It’s that time of year again! You’ve reviewed last year’s performance and now, it’s time to use all that you’ve learned, move forward, and implement all those big plans you have lined up for the new year. But as…
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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 29

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored
    After the firewall work over the MLK weekend, we lost access to OnLAW (CEB practice guide database) and to our on-campus Lexis printers. We're pleased to report that both problems were resolved this morning, and you should be able to...
  • Jan 23

    USF Email Restored

    USF Email Restored
    It appears that USF personnel are receiving emails again. However, if you sent us an email yesterday and you don't hear back from us within one business day, you may want to resend the email to ensure we receive it.
  • Jan 22

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15
    There will be no Research Librarian on duty Saturday, January 31, 2015.
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Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

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

    Theories of Law

    Theories of Law
    Carla Faralli, University of Bologna, Department of Economics, has published Law as Fact at 24 Revus: Journal for Constitutional Theory and Philosophy of Law 57 (2014). Here is the abstract.Based on a non-cognitivist meta-ethical…
  • Jan 29

    A Review of "The Hanging Judge"

    A Review of "The Hanging Judge"
    Tigran Eldred, New England Law School, has published Fact and Fiction: The Hanging Judge by Michael Ponsor at 48 New England Law Review on Remand 61 (2014). Here is the abstract.This essay reviews the debut novel by senior federal judge…
  • Jan 29

    The X-Men and the Civil Rights Movement

    The X-Men and the Civil Rights Movement
    Gregory Scott Parks, Wake Forest University School of Law, has published 'A Choice of Weapons': The X-Men and the Metaphor of Black Power versus Integrationism. Here is the abstract.During the 20th Century, the competing ideals and …
Rank this Week: 2315

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/
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Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jan 28

    TEVEEL INTERIMDIVIDEND UITGEKEERD

    TEVEEL INTERIMDIVIDEND UITGEKEERD
    Verplichting tot terugbetalen In artikel 2:118/218 BW (BES, Curaçao en St. Maarten) is vastgelegd dat in onmiddellijke samenhang met de goedkeuring van de jaarrekening, de algemene vergadering of een ander bij de statuten aangewezen…
  • Jan 21

    ONGEPASTE UITLATINGEN OVER RECHTERS

    ONGEPASTE UITLATINGEN OVER RECHTERS
    Schorsing van vier weken Een tegen een advocaat in Nederland ingediende klacht is ook in hoger beroep gehonoreerd. De advocaat is voor vier weken geschorst. De Deken verweet de advocaat dat hij geen gehoor heeft gegeven aan de uitnodiging van…
  • Jan 21

    FACEBOOK EN DE VOORWAARDEN WAARMEE U INSTEMT

    FACEBOOK EN DE VOORWAARDEN WAARMEE U INSTEMT
    Facebook, privacy en copyrights “Ik geef Facebook geen toestemming om mijn foto’s te gebruiken.” Overal op Facebook verschijnen dit soort berichten. Deze Facebookgebruikers zijn het niet eens met de voorwaarden…
Rank this Week: 2629

@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
  • Jan 27

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
  • Jan 27

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
  • Jan 6

    Florida’s New Normal: Marriage Equality

    Florida’s New Normal: Marriage Equality
    Last night, as the clock struck midnight, time ran out on Florida’s shameful experiment on same-sex marriage bans. As soon as the ban was lifted, same-sex couples jumped on the opportunity to get married. At the Broward County…
Rank this Week: 715

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/
  • Jan 27

    Time to update your Westlaw password

    Time to update your Westlaw password
    Westlaw is requiring users to set new passwords during the week of February 1. This includes all HLS faculty, staff, and students (unless you registered for Westlaw after October 7.) If you change your password now, you won’t…
  • Jan 26

    New on HeinOnline: author profile

    New on HeinOnline: author profile
    Authors of law journal articles may be interested in a new feature at HeinOnline: Author Profile Pages, which show a list of works affiliated with a given author, as well as citation and access statistics, similar to those at…
  • Jan 26

    Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s Wiser: Going Beyond Groupthink to Make Better Decisions, Wed. Feb. 11 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s Wiser: Going Beyond Groupthink to Make Better Decisions, Wed. Feb. 11 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of  Professor Cass Sunstein’s recently published book with Reid Hastie, Wiser: Going Beyond Groupthink to…
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Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 26

    Home Buyer Beware: Real Estate Representation Agreement

    Home Buyer Beware: Real Estate Representation Agreement
    A cautionary tale on the consequences - and potential financial risks - of signing an exclusive representation agreement with an Ontario real estate agent.- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our…
  • Jan 26

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of January 19, 2015

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of January 19, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for the week of January 19, 2015: Arrival of electronic document delivery drags Ontario lawyers kicking and screaming into the 21st Century Game change: Jamaica is about…
  • Jan 23

    Tips on Law Blogging

    Tips on Law Blogging
    With the 10 year anniversary of Wise Law Blog rapidly approaching  this April, my thoughts have turned recently to the nuts and bolts of law blogging. There are numerous articles online about the virtues of law blogging, and all…
Rank this Week: 2540

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Jan 26

    Safely Clear Snow and Ice

    Safely Clear Snow and Ice
    The importance of removing snow and ice from sidewalks should never be underestimated.  If it is not removed, sidewalks can become so dangerous that it is almost impossible to walk on them.  This can pose a problem for homeowners…
  • Jan 21

    Taking Stock of Your Busine

    Taking Stock of Your Busine
    Slow business cycles provide a unique opportunity for companies to evaluate important and often overlooked aspects of their operation.  In short, this “down” time offers business owners and executives a chance to get their…
  • Jan 21

    Winter Weather Accident

    Winter Weather Accident
    Western New York is known for its severe winter weather, and this year has certainly brought its fair share of cold weather and winter storms.  Winter weather often creates slippery conditions that can significantly increase the risk of…
Rank this Week: 3930

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2541

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 23

    Soto v. Bushmaster

    Soto v. Bushmaster
    In this episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, host Bob Ambrogi interviews Elliot Fineman from the National Gun Victims Action Council, Charles Heller from Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, and Professor Nicholas Johnson from Fordham…
  • Jan 9

    The Senate Committee Study of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program

    The Senate Committee Study of the CIA’s Detention and Interrogation Program
    In December 2014, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released its study on the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program. Among the many infractions alleged were unlawful torture, coverups, wrongful detention, and unauthorized…
  • Dec 26

    Animals’ Writ of Habeas Corpus: Autonomy, Self Determination, and Chimpanzee

    Animals’ Writ of Habeas Corpus: Autonomy, Self Determination, and Chimpanzee
    On December 2, 2013, the first ever lawsuit on behalf of captive chimpanzees was filed in the New York Supreme Court. The objective of that lawsuit was to grant Tommy (a chimpanzee) bodily freedom through a common law writ of habeas corpus.…
Rank this Week: 2547

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/
  • Jan 23

    Free Educational Seminar – 1031 Exchanges: A Legal and Tax Perspective

    Free Educational Seminar – 1031 Exchanges: A Legal and Tax Perspective
    The law firm of Stark & Stark, the accounting firm of Hill, Barth & King LLC and the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting a free seminar titled “1031 Exchanges: A Legal and Tax Perspective,” which will be…
  • Jan 23

    Dolores Kelley on New Jersey Buzz Radio

    Dolores Kelley on New Jersey Buzz Radio
    Tune in this Sunday, January 25, 2015, at 10:00AM to the New Jersey Buzz Radio Show on AM station 920 to hear Attorney Dolores Kelley, member of the firm’s Business & Corporate Group, discuss the legal services Stark & Stark…
  • Jan 21

    Wet Seal Bankruptcy Filing – When Will Landlords and Trade Creditors Be Paid?

    Wet Seal Bankruptcy Filing – When Will Landlords and Trade Creditors Be Paid?
    Wet Seal, Inc. (“Wet Seal”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the District of Delaware on Friday, January 16, 2014, known as docket # 15-10081. The company operates 173 stores in 42 states and Puerto Rico. Prior to…
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Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

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

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Government is just another word for "things we do together"

    Government is just another word for "things we do together"
    Like not letting other people's 10-year-olds walk around without an adult escort.Some thoughts:1) Apparently the parents were forced by CPS to sign a "safety plan" agreeing not to let the children play unsupervised until CPS could marshal…
  • Jan 9

    The full spectrum.

    The full spectrum.
    The ABA Law Journal has a story about Warren Redlich, a Florida attorney who has some interesting suggestions for how to behave at a drunken-driving checkpoint. Mr. Redlich is the founder of Fair DUI.Mr. Redlich advises motorists facing these…
  • Jan 1

    The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that…

    The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that Judge Michael J. Davis has informed President Obama that Judge Davis will assume senior status in August 2015. This means that President Obama will have his second opportunity to name a federal…
Rank this Week: 3097

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/
  • Jan 14

    A Reluctant Technologist – Best Practices for the 21st Century

    A Reluctant Technologist – Best Practices for the 21st Century
    BLOG Authored by:  Irene Scharf Professor of Law Univ. of Mass. School of Law   From a reluctant technologist:  For several reasons, this year we’ve instituted in the clinics at the law school an email security program to…
  • Jan 10

    Being in the Moment with our Student

    Being in the Moment with our Student
    BLOG post authored by: Irene Scharf Univ. of Mass. School of Law About a month ago, when the President announced that he was taking executive action to address various issues that would assist about 5.5 million immigrants in this country,…
  • Jan 9

    Thanks to all our wonderful readers and contributors, we WON!

    Thanks to all our wonderful readers and contributors, we WON!
    “Best Practices for Legal Education” blog won first place in the ABA Journal Blawg 100’s Careers / Law School category. Our blog garnered more than 150 votes and was one of 13 popular vote winners out of 100 blogs. The…
Rank this Week: 4490

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, 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…
  • Jan 2

    Year in Review, 2012.

    Year in Review, 2012.
    Books Read (in no particular order)1. Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments... (2011) by William Ian Miller2. Inside Scientology (2011) by Janet Reitman3. The New New Rules (2011) by Bill Maher4. Here Comes Trouble (2011) by…
Rank this Week: 2535

HuskerBlawgs

HuskerBlawgs

Nebraska law and trials. Published by Stan Sipple.

http://huskerblawgs.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    Hi! How are you?I saw it on TV! http://crm.avistsecurity.com.au/such/say.php CNN said it really works!Stan, Stan Sipple, SippleSent from my iPhone
  • Dec 15

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    Hi! How are you?Breaking news http://kesem-tours.co.il/only.php it works!Stan, Stan Sipple, SippleSent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
  • Sep 11

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    How are you? http://azovschool5.ru/olf/passing.php Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
Rank this Week: 2235