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Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 7

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 5

    Prosecutors begin closing arguments in Ratko Mladic war crimes trial

    Prosecutors begin closing arguments in Ratko Mladic war crimes trial
    [JURIST] Prosecutors before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Monday began closing arguments [live broadcast] in the trial of former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic [BBC profile]. It…
  • Dec 5

    UK Supreme Court hears appeal on Brexit challenge

    UK Supreme Court hears appeal on Brexit challenge
    [JURIST] The UK Supreme Court [official website] on Monday began hearing an appeal to last month’s ruling [JURIST report] that only parliament has the authority to trigger the UK’s exit from the EU. The case centers around the…
  • Dec 5

    UN 'strongly condemns' recent executions in Belaru

    UN 'strongly condemns' recent executions in Belaru
    [JURIST] A UN Special Rapporteur on Monday “strongly condemn[ed]” [press release] the executions of three men in Belarus last week. Citing the executions as a confirmation of the “the persistent disregard for human rights in…
Rank this Week: 10

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Nov 28

    Environment roundup

    Environment roundup
    Major new Proposition 65 regs spell plenty of new compliance and litigation issues for those doing business in California [Cal Biz Lit, first post in series] For-the-kids federal climate lawsuit on “public trust” theory…
  • Nov 27

    Circuit court strikes down CPSC rule on adult magnet set

    Circuit court strikes down CPSC rule on adult magnet set
    A Tenth Circuit panel has sent the Consumer Product Safety Commission back to the drawing board in its attempt to ban tiny magnet sets intended for adult use as a desk toy or creative outlet accessory. It ruled that the commission had not…
  • Nov 26

    Rules vs. standards in Supreme Court jurisprudence

    Rules vs. standards in Supreme Court jurisprudence
    Better than law school: Frank Easterbrook, John Harrison, Akhil Amar, and Victoria Nourse on rules versus standards in jurisprudence, with particular attention to the work of Justice Antonin Scalia, who made the subject a particular theme of…
Rank this Week: 12

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Dec 5

    ‘Strong Arm’ Texas Lawyer Brian Loncar Dead at 56

    ‘Strong Arm’ Texas Lawyer Brian Loncar Dead at 56
    Dallas lawyer Brian Loncar, a pioneer of the zany, over-the-top attorney advertising genre, has died at the age of 56.
  • Dec 5

    AM Roundup: U.K. Supreme Court Hears Brexit Appeal

    AM Roundup: U.K. Supreme Court Hears Brexit Appeal
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
  • Dec 2

    Newsworthiness in the Algorithm Age

    Newsworthiness in the Algorithm Age
    Newsworthiness has long been the first line of defense against invasion of privacy tort claims. Publishing private information about someone, like someone’s medical records or phone number, can bring legal liability. But…
Rank this Week: 35

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Language and Manipulation in House of Cards: A New Book from Sandrine Sorlin

    Language and Manipulation in House of Cards: A New Book from Sandrine Sorlin
    Sandrine Sorlin, University of Aix-Marseille, has published Language and Manipulation in House of Cards: A Pragma-Stylistic Perspective (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016). Here from the publisher's website is a description of the book's contents.…
  • Dec 2

    A New Book on Lawyers in Fiction

    A New Book on Lawyers in Fiction
    New from Palgrave Macmillan: Lars Ole Sauerberg, The Legal Thriller From Gardner To Grisham: See You In Court! (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Here's a description of the contents from the publisher's website. This book offers a critically…
  • Dec 2

    Atuahene @ProfAtuahene on Takings as a Sociolegel Concept: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Involuntary Property Lo

    Atuahene @ProfAtuahene on Takings as a Sociolegel Concept: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Involuntary Property Lo
    Bernadette Atuahene, Chicago-Kent Coolege of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, has published Takings as a Sociolegal Concept: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Involuntary Property Loss at 12 Annual Review of Law and Social Science 171…
Rank this Week: 41

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 4

    New on LLRX – #GovDocs2Trump Tweetathon and End of Term Harvest

    New on LLRX – #GovDocs2Trump Tweetathon and End of Term Harvest
    #GovDocs2Trump Tweetathon and End of Term Harvest – Debbie Rabina, Ph.D., Professor, Pratt Institute, School of Information posted this blog that merits sharing for both its intent, the use of Twitter to attract the attention of the…
  • Dec 4

    New on LLRX – Legal Tech Evangelist Calls for Engagement on Civil Liberties Post Election

    New on LLRX – Legal Tech Evangelist Calls for Engagement on Civil Liberties Post Election
    Via LLRX.com – Legal Tech Evangelist Calls for Engagement on Civil Liberties Post Election. Nicole Black, a Rochester, New York attorney and Legal Technology Evangelist delivers a clarion call for colleagues to expand their engagement…
  • Dec 4

    New on LLRX – Evolution of Service Models in the New Law Library

    New on LLRX – Evolution of Service Models in the New Law Library
    Via LLRX.com – Evolution of Service Models in the New Law Library – Marcia Burris addresses the critical issues that impact how user-leveraged and expert-leveraged service models are changing the role of librarians, inclusive of…
Rank this Week: 50

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: 56

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    Law & Society Association Prizes: Don't Forget To Apply!

    Law & Society Association Prizes: Don't Forget To Apply!
    From the Law and Society Association we have the following announcement:The Law and Society Association is pleased to open nominations to our annual awards for scholarship in the field of law and society. The awards will be presented at the…
  • Dec 5

    Bronislaw Malinowski’s Concept of Law: A Conference Volume

    Bronislaw Malinowski’s Concept of Law: A Conference Volume
    New from Springer is Bronislaw Malinowski’s Concept of Law, edited by Mateusz Stępięń, Department of Sociology of Law, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.  Professor Stępięń writes that this essay…
  • Dec 4

    Kadens on the Court of Request

    Kadens on the Court of Request
    Emily Kadens, Northwestern University School of Law, has posted The Admiralty Jurisdiction of the Court of Requests, which appears in Texts and Contexts in Legal History: Essays in Honor of Charles Donahue, ed. John Witte, Jr., Sara…
Rank this Week: 89

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jan 14

    Netflix, Voi Siete Stronzi

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

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

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

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On
    It’s been just over a year since the Charlie Hebdo murders, and I thought it was time to do a little more than simply defy, although I do love that that was Ken’s way of commemorating the date. On January 7, 2015, a group of…
Rank this Week: 159

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: 173

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: 105

Beyond the Underground

Beyond the Underground

Covers legal news, politics, and whimsy. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.legalunderground.com
  • Nov 28

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S
    MEANWHILE, IN AUSTIN'S STUDIO IN KANSAS CITY . . . Here's a shot of the inside of Austin's studio in Kansas City, with scattered self-portraits in oil done for a recent assignment--
  • Nov 28

    SELECTIONS FROM MY

    SELECTIONS FROM MY
    SELECTIONS FROM MY SKETCHBOOK . . . I haven't posted much "artwork" lately, though I'm still in the thrall of a drawing compulsion, which began when conversations about art with my son Austin (of the trip to Costa Rica),…
  • Nov 27

    TYPES OF LAWYERS

    TYPES OF LAWYERS
    TYPES OF LAWYERS #8: THE PARTNER WHO GOLFS . . . Shhh! The partner-who-golfs is teeing off, and he never likes it when you chuckle during his backswing. So you don't. Instead, you stand quietly as he adjusts his unorthodox stance,…
Rank this Week: 100

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: 174

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

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

    Movement to “Ban the Box” Surges Across the Nation

    Movement to “Ban the Box” Surges Across the Nation
    An estimated 70 to 100 million people in the U.S. currently have some sort criminal background.  That’s between one in three and one in four people in the whole United States.  These criminal records, no matter how minor the…
  • Nov 30

    So How About that Wall?

    So How About that Wall?
    President-elect Donald Trump made building a wall on the US-Mexico border a pillar of his campaign. Post-election interviews reveal he intends to keep and act upon this campaign promise. No matter one’s opinion on whether building such…
  • Nov 28

    The Unexpected Oregon Militia Ruling and Understanding Criminal Conspiracy

    The Unexpected Oregon Militia Ruling and Understanding Criminal Conspiracy
    Most have probably heard by now of the armed militia which occupied a federal building in Oregon. For those who have not, the cliff notes version is that a group of armed militia forced their way into the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and…
Rank this Week: 227

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/
  • Nov 22

    Legal Issues in Doing Business with Cuba

    Legal Issues in Doing Business with Cuba
    On December 17, 2014, President Obama announced that he was rejecting “the failed, Cold War-era policy era of the past to chart a new course in Cuba.”  Since then, we have made great strides in rebuilding our relationship…
  • Nov 11

    The Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement

    The Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement
    With a string of recent incidents involving shootings of civilians by police, the question remains as to whether our police officers should be equipped with body cameras to capture police pursuits. Some believe body cameras will improve…
  • Oct 28

    The Electoral College, National Popular Vote, and the Presidential Election

    The Electoral College, National Popular Vote, and the Presidential Election
    The Electoral College has become somewhat of a controversial talking point when it comes to deciding the presidency. Some have praised the Electoral College citing its creation by our Founding Fathers, while others have produced legislation…
Rank this Week: 313

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 16

    CerealOffers.com - A great site about breakfast cereals and their gifts over the year

    CerealOffers.com - A great site about breakfast cereals and their gifts over the year
    Heads-up for a great site about breakfast cereals and their various gifts over the years. It's at www.cerealoffers.com and is packed full of wonderful information and pictures of the boxes and the gifts which could be found inside.…
  • Oct 19

    Have You Been Hurt on the Job? A Post-Injury Checklist

    Have You Been Hurt on the Job? A Post-Injury Checklist
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Getting injured at a site of employment is a terrible thing to experience. Not only is the pain and embarrassment often difficult to bear, there are many legal…
  • Sep 21

    Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?

    Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post When most people are stopped by the police and given a ticket, or are caught on camera and receive a notice in the post, the majority pay the fine and take the…
Rank this Week: 247

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix
    I will wager that most of you don’t have a lot of time to keep up with the latest tech gadgets, apps, sites, and services. While I probably don’t have a lot of time for that either, I have come to recognize my tech addiction for…
  • Apr 8

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot
    From the looks of it, this is my first official blog post in over 6 months, and only the second post in more than a year. From the days when I used to track law bloggers, I definitely qualify as an “inactive.” I’ve been…
  • Sep 14

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look
    If you happened to be sleeping or otherwise absent last week, you may have missed that Apple announced a few products. Being an iPad fan, I was of course interested to see the much-rumored announcement of the iPad Pro, a much larger tablet…
Rank this Week: 294

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Sep 3

    Six Great Movies About Addiction

    Six Great Movies About Addiction
    As some people know, I am in long-term recovery from both heavy alcohol and cocaine use. I am also in recovery from both anorexia and bulimia, all wrapped around a diagnosis of body dysmorphic disorder. My sobriety date is April 8th 2007.
  • Aug 21

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow
    Don’t be afraid of surgery because of an addiction past. Deal with the past right up front and have a plan that involves everyone in the chain. You can do it!
  • Jul 29

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
Rank this Week: 375

PunditMom

PunditMom

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

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 189

Nolo Presents The Law in Plain…

Nolo Presents The Law in Plain English

Nolo.com's Podcast topics include estate planning, wills, trusts, divorces, contracts, hiring a lawyer, copyrights, trademarks, patents, personal injury, bankruptcy and more.

http://www.nolocast.com
Rank this Week: 289

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: 525

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Dec 5

    Maryland companies get high marks for LGBT inclusion

    Maryland companies get high marks for LGBT inclusion
    Most of the Maryland companies mentioned in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index received high scores for corporate policies that support the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgener community. The LGBT…
  • Dec 5

    Flight gives police reasonable suspicion of crime, Md. court say

    Flight gives police reasonable suspicion of crime, Md. court say
    Saying innocent people do not run from the police, Maryland’s second-highest court has ruled Howard County officers were justified in chasing down and frisking a man who fled after seeing them, a search that led to the discovery of a…
  • Dec 5

    Baltimore zoning overhaul approval expected

    Baltimore zoning overhaul approval expected
    One of the final acts of the term for the outgoing Baltimore City Council is the expected approval of a zoning code revision roughly a decade in the making. The council is scheduled to give its final approval for the zoning code overhaul,…
Rank this Week: 1149

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Dec 5

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL
    Leonard Hill is a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer and founding partner at Hill & Associates, P.C., a premier accident and injury firm. Coming from humble beginnings, he graduated Cum Laude[...] The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD…
  • Sep 21

    Attorney Spotlight: Remembering Waldo De Castroverde

    Attorney Spotlight: Remembering Waldo De Castroverde
    As the two-year anniversary of Waldo De Castroverde’s passing approaches, we remember him for more than just his legal success. His legacy portrays a fighter who stood up for his[...] The post Attorney Spotlight: Remembering Waldo De…
  • Jun 1

    Attorney Spotlight: Deepti Asthana

    Attorney Spotlight: Deepti Asthana
    Less than a decade ago she was living amongst skyscrapers and taxi-polluted streets of Canada’s financial district, foregoing sleep to reach the top floor. Today, she’s a sought-after tax attorney[...] The post Attorney Spotlight:…
Rank this Week: 3369

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Dec 5

    What is Rocket Lawyer Legal Benefits?

    What is Rocket Lawyer Legal Benefits?
    It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again. Not only are we in the middle of the holiday season, but it’s also open enrollment–that time when you get […]The post What is Rocket Lawyer Legal Benefits?…
  • Dec 2

    Co-parenting around the holiday

    Co-parenting around the holiday
    Our tips for co-parenting around the holidays will help you have a smooth, enjoyable holiday season and keep stress to a minimum.The post Co-parenting around the holidays appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Nov 29

    Attorney stories: meet Jessica Taylor Levine

    Attorney stories: meet Jessica Taylor Levine
    Our on-call attorneys are an experienced and diverse group of lawyers, who are committed to our mission of making law simple and affordable. These stories are a little peek into […]The post Attorney stories: meet Jessica Taylor Levine…
Rank this Week: 2389

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Dec 5

    School District Settles Civil Molestation Suit With Victim

    School District Settles Civil Molestation Suit With Victim
    Three years ago, a young woman posted a video to YouTube wherein she exposed ex-physical education teacher Andrea Cardosa for having molested her while she was a student at Chemawa Middle School in the mid-90s. The video, which showed the…
  • Dec 5

    Escaped Patient Case Dismissed in Surprise Ruling

    Escaped Patient Case Dismissed in Surprise Ruling
    On Wednesday of last week, Florida’s Supreme Court agreed to dismiss a case pertaining to the death of an escaped patient from the UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital. Despite having denied requests for dismissal twice, even after a…
  • Dec 5

    On Carrier, Our Wayward Son

    On Carrier, Our Wayward Son
    President-Elect Trump took an important step towards uniting our country last Thursday as he negotiated with the CEO of United Technologies, a major defense contractor and the parent company of furnace-maker Carrier. Appearing to fulfill a…
Rank this Week: 2159

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Ravel Law Launches Court Analytics for Federal and State Court

    Ravel Law Launches Court Analytics for Federal and State Court
    The legal research service Ravel Law, which last year launched Judge Analytics to provide analysis of how individual federal court judges make decisions, today is launching Court Analytics, a similar feature that applies analytics to an…
  • Dec 1

    Lawyer’s App Lets Clients in Trouble Summon Him Via GPS

    Lawyer’s App Lets Clients in Trouble Summon Him Via GPS
    When New York City lawyer Sachin Gadh started his law practice, he wanted to be there for his clients when they needed him. In fact, he wanted to put himself right on their mobile phones. So he developed an app to do just that. He calls it…
  • Nov 30

    Startup Competition Ends Friday; Here Are The Standing

    Startup Competition Ends Friday; Here Are The Standing
    In October, we announced the first-ever competition to select 12 legal technology startups to participate in ABA Techshow’s inaugural Startup Alley. From the initial round of entries we received, we narrowed the contenders down to…
Rank this Week: 2196

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    Top Ten Legal Headline

    Top Ten Legal Headline
    Here are our top 10 legal headlines from last week.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 5, 2016 at 7:43am PST- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website: www.wiselaw.net
  • Dec 5

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of December 5, 2016

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of December 5, 2016
    Here are this week's leading legal news stories from Wise Law on Twitter960 Canadian soldiers report being sexually assaulted over past yearEnforceability of Employment Agreements: Termination Clauses in OntarioRecognizing Foreign…
  • Dec 2

    Starting a professional practice? Why you may want to consult with a Lawyer

    Starting a professional practice? Why you may want to consult with a Lawyer
    BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYER Anyone who has ever taken the leap to start their own professional practice will tell you of the many restless nights they have had contemplating the various, potential legal disasters their future…
Rank this Week: 598

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Dec 5

    Where to Start on Response to an Administrative Action

    Where to Start on Response to an Administrative Action
    Your client is the subject of an agency investigation, accusation, or statement of issues on a license, benefit, or other matter. The timeline for filing your response is typically short, so you’ll have to move fast. Here are the first…
  • Dec 2

    4 Tips to Get the Jury Excited About Your Expert

    4 Tips to Get the Jury Excited About Your Expert
    Don’t treat the qualification of your expert as a mere formality. The expert’s qualifications should convince jurors that they’re fortunate to have someone as qualified as the expert to assist them in deciding the case and…
  • Nov 30

    Are Your Employees Inventing on the Job? Tips for Drafting Invention Assignment Agreement

    Are Your Employees Inventing on the Job? Tips for Drafting Invention Assignment Agreement
    Who owns an employee’s inventions? This is an issue that’s vitally important to many businesses, particularly those in the tech industry. Most companies are taking a proactive step by requiring employees to sign invention…
Rank this Week: 2846

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

This day in legal history, with occasional relevant posts on legal resources and developments, and book reviews.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1400

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/
  • Dec 4

    Dealing with the Aftermath of the Election

    Dealing with the Aftermath of the Election
    I just re-read Mary Lynch’s passionate and thoughtful post about teaching to students traumatized by the election, along with comments in response.  I share many of the reactions described there. In the aftermath of the election, I…
  • Dec 2

    The Voices We Can’t Hear: How Student Loan Debt Helps Maintain The Status Quo

    The Voices We Can’t Hear: How Student Loan Debt Helps Maintain The Status Quo
    When I began this blog post, I admittedly started in a completely different direction. I kept coming back to a topic that has always intrigued me; how is it that the students we teach get to the point where they are in our class or…
  • Nov 24

    Keeping an experiential identity in bar passage reform

    Keeping an experiential identity in bar passage reform
    Much of the attention of legal educators nationally has been on bar results lately. Given the widespread decline in bar passage in recent years, that is a reasonable and appropriate trend. But in that response, law schools must be careful not…
Rank this Week: 4664

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Dec 3

    WET FINANCIEEL TOEZICHT IS ÉÉN GROTE PUZZEL GEWORDEN

    WET FINANCIEEL TOEZICHT IS ÉÉN GROTE PUZZEL GEWORDEN
    Door de bomen het bos niet meer zien In Het Financieele Dagblad van zaterdag 3 december 2016 staat een artikel met dezelfde kop als bij dit stuk. De Nederlandse Wet op het financieel toezicht (Wft) is, zo blijkt uit dit artikel, ontspoord in…
  • Nov 30

    ADVOCAAT EN ALGEMENE VOORWAARDEN

    ADVOCAAT EN ALGEMENE VOORWAARDEN
    Rechter vernietigt beding De meeste advocatenkantoren maken gebruik van algemene voorwaarden. Een kantoor in Nederland heeft de volgende – op zich niet ongebruikelijke – bepaling in zijn algemene voorwaarden staan: Artikel…
  • Nov 14

    CURAÇAOS ENQUÊTERECHT

    CURAÇAOS ENQUÊTERECHT
    Nederlandse rechtspraak relevant De Hoge Raad heeft op 11 november 2016 een beschikking gegeven in een enquêtezaak naar het recht van Curaçao (ECLI:NL:HR:2016:2574). Het verzoek van een partij tot het houden van een enquête…
Rank this Week: 2576

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Dec 1

    Podcast: Same-Sex Marriage

    Podcast: Same-Sex Marriage
    Diane Tiveron sits down with HoganWillig attorney Elizabeth DiPirro to discuss the legal implications of same-sex marriage and to offer legal advice to any same-sex couples. Listen here
  • Nov 28

    Judge Halts Implementation of Overtime Rule

    Judge Halts Implementation of Overtime Rule
    A recent federal court order will affect the large number of businesses preparing to implement the U.S. Department of Labor’s new federal overtime rule.  
  • Nov 7

    Holiday Season

    Holiday Season
    Ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. Those words often conjure up warm, cheerful thoughts of family customs, twinkling lights, gift-giving, snowflakes, and the aroma of a freshly-baked pie. However, for the unwary employer or…
Rank this Week: 4094

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

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

    Loving your lawyer and more Free CLE.

    Loving your lawyer and more Free CLE.
    November 4th was this year’s “Love your lawyer day.” Inexplicably, lawyer marketers yearn to popularize this fatuous inanity as “a day to shower their favorite legal eagles with sincere affection.” As though the…
  • Nov 25

    Arizona State Bar serves up pre-Thanksgiving Turducken.

    Arizona State Bar serves up pre-Thanksgiving Turducken.
    Two days before Thanksgiving, the State Bar of Arizona served up official notice of what I’m characterizing as a layered roast of poultry called a turducken. For gourmands, a turducken is a culinary dish consisting of a deboned chicken…
  • Nov 22

    “Of the judges, by the judges, and for the judges.”

    “Of the judges, by the judges, and for the judges.”
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas told a meeting of lawyers last week that “unchecked judicial power” means “we leave it for the least accountable branch to decide what newly discovered rights should be appended to…
Rank this Week: 3797

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/
  • Nov 28

    Calculate!

    Calculate!
    Just in time for exams! By student request, we now have three TI-30XIIS calculators ready to help HLS students calculate during accounting or finance law exams! To check one out, visit the HLS Library Circulation Desk. The…
  • Nov 23

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject
    I have written before in this blog about using the Hollis library catalog to find materials in the law library by subject. Specifically, I find the Hollis catalog’s hyperlinked Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings to be a…
  • Nov 21

    Guide to researching executive power

    Guide to researching executive power
    If you have recently developed a stronger interest in the topic of executive power, we have a new research guide that can help you explore it through many resources available both at the HLS Library and beyond. Executive Power:…
Rank this Week: 1200

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Nov 28

    Why you’re misunderstood and what to do about it

    Why you’re misunderstood and what to do about it
    Everything you say will be interpreted through filters. Much will be misinterpreted. Choose your words carefully, with patience and empathy. But also, accept that you’ll be misunderstood. Don’t be attached to the outcome of your…
  • Oct 26

    Online education will help great teachers make good money

    Online education will help great teachers make good money
    Online education will be a disruptive destroyer of educational bureaucrats. But it will be a boon to great teachers. Let’s examine why by studying recent history. Do you remember how fast blogs went from total obscurity to outlandish…
  • Jul 9

    Unpleasant truth

    Unpleasant truth
    Krishnamurthi said “it is better to say nothing, unless you’re quite sure that what you wish to say is true, kind and helpful.” But from whose perspective do we assess if the true thing is kind and helpful? We sometimes…
Rank this Week: 1986

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Nov 28

    2016 (Remedial Law) Bar Exam Question

    2016 (Remedial Law) Bar Exam Question
    [Skip the Instructions below and proceed to answer/discuss the 2016 Remedial Law bar exam... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Nov 28

    2016 (Legal Ethics) Bar Exam Question

    2016 (Legal Ethics) Bar Exam Question
    [Skip the Instructions below and proceed to answer/discuss the 2016 Legal Ethics bar exam... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Nov 25

    Balikbayan Boxes: What OFWs Must Know About Random or Arbitrary Physical Inspection

    Balikbayan Boxes: What OFWs Must Know About Random or Arbitrary Physical Inspection
    The sending of balikbayan boxes, especially during the Christmas season, by Overseas Filipino... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 625

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 597

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/
  • Nov 9

    As I was saying...

    As I was saying...
    So we have been running this series on people who will never be President.  For the most part, we have been spot on.  But this post will need to get walked back at some point.  I can;t speak for Mr. Torvik but I promise to…
  • Oct 21

    One (or two, depending on how you count) moment of sanity does not change the fact that judicial elections are a bad idea.

    One (or two, depending on how you count) moment of sanity does not change the fact that judicial elections are a bad idea.
    I strongly believe that electing judges is a very bad idea. See e.g., here and here. Over at Slate, Robert J. Smith has an article about how two justices on the Kansas Supreme Court survived an attempt by death penalty…
  • Oct 2

    48 years ago today (most likely)

    48 years ago today (most likely)
    Moderately reliable sources on the Internet, i.e. Wikipedia, say that on this date in 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice. He was, of course, the first African-American appointed to the Supreme Court. His…
Rank this Week: 3152

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Nov 7

    In Memoriam: Frank D. Wagner

    In Memoriam: Frank D. Wagner
    Frank Wagner, the longest-serving and most prolific Reporter of Decisions for the Supreme Court of the United States, passed away unexpectedly on August 28.  He was a good friend to the LII.   The first time I met Frank he scared…
  • Nov 7

    One to Watch: Janet Odetsi Twum

    One to Watch: Janet Odetsi Twum
    Janet Odetsi-Twum, whom we met during her recent Bitner Fellowship at the Cornell Law Library, is a librarian to watch.  Educated in her native Ghana, she speaks six languages (English, French, Ga, Twi, Krobo and Ewe). Prior to her…
  • Nov 7

    LII and the Election

    LII and the Election
    From the point of view of an analytics wonk, elections are an interesting time at the LII.  We see a lot of people’s political and social concerns reflected in the materials that they look at on the site.  Here’s a quick…
Rank this Week: 1318

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Oct 25

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law
    With Bloomberg Law’s new Litigation Analytics feature, you can gather inside information about federal judges. Find out how judges rule on motions, how long they typically take to decide cases, and how often they are overturned on appeal.…
  • Sep 15

    New Motion Filters on Ravel Law

    New Motion Filters on Ravel Law
    Ravel recently introduced a new feature that allows users to filter search results by motion type. Now, you can search for cases and get results including only decisions on a particular type of motion – for example, a motion for...
  • Sep 6

    HeinOnline's Resources for Law School Student

    HeinOnline's Resources for Law School Student
    OneLs are just becoming familiar with Lexis and Westlaw, but there's another important database out there, especially if you take a research assistant position or law review editorial position -- HeinOnline. It's one of the largest…
Rank this Week: 634

First Impressions

First Impressions

Covers legal issues and news in Indiana. By Jennifer Mehalik of the Indiana Lawyer.

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Oct 18

    [IEDC] Soybean Processor Investing $30 Million at Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon

    [IEDC] Soybean Processor Investing $30 Million at Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon
    MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (Oct. 4, 2016) – Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. (CGB), a leader in the grain and transportation industries since 1970, announced plans today to expand its operations at the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon, investing…
  • Oct 18

    [IEDC] Global Auto Supplier Adding 120+ Jobs in Southern Indiana

    [IEDC] Global Auto Supplier Adding 120+ Jobs in Southern Indiana
    NORTH VERNON, Ind. (Oct. 12, 2016) – Metaldyne Performance Group (NYSE: MPG), a leading provider of highly-engineered components for use in powertrain and suspension applications for the global light, commercial and industrial vehicle…
  • Sep 16

    [DWD] Hoosier Hot 50: Job of the Month

    [DWD] Hoosier Hot 50: Job of the Month
    Each month, this newsletter will highlight one of the Hoosier Hot 50 (HH50) jobs. HH50 is a listing of the fastest growing, high-wage  jobs of tomorrow. The list’s ranking is based on expected demand and wages in 2022 for the state…
Rank this Week: 792

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Oct 10

    The need for technological competence

    The need for technological competence
    My latest post on Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: Across the pond, in 2012, the American Bar Association formally approved a change to their Model Rules of Professional Conduct to make clear that lawyers have a duty to be competent not…
  • Jul 5

    Brexit for lawyer

    Brexit for lawyer
    Extracts from my latest post in Internet Newsletter for Lawyers about the legal and constitutional issues surrounding Brexit: As opinions on this change by the hour, your best bet is to follow the latest comments on Twitter from those lawyers…
  • May 4

    Never mind the quantity

    Never mind the quantity
    My latest post on the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. Image: By Eric Fischer on Flickr.
Rank this Week: 631

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/
  • Sep 26

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story
    Arnold Palmer, one of the iconic figures of our time, died on Sunday at the age of 87. Palmer’s story is truly remarkable. Charismatic and dashing, Arnie burst on to the national scene in the mid-1950’s just as the age ……
  • Jan 27

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?
    Really? This is what over a decade of Astrodome redevelopment plans have come to? The Astrogarage? That’s not exactly the stuff of grand legacies. So, here is my unsolicited advice for County leaders. Rather than continuing to waste…
  • Jan 7

    A Day in the Life of a Texas Neurosurgeon

    A Day in the Life of a Texas Neurosurgeon
Rank this Week: 532

Bag and Baggage

Bag and Baggage

Features musings on legal issues. By Denise Howell.

http://www.bagandbaggage.com/
  • Aug 26

    Moved On

    Moved On
    Bag and Baggage was fun while it lasted! But that was only until Jan. 2013. If you're looking for Denise Howell please visit denisehowell.info.
  • Jan 28

    Changing Tech, Changing Law School

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

    Colombia, Day 2: Off The Map

    Colombia, Day 2: Off The Map
    Looking up at the verdant walls of the huge bowl that is Medellín, and hearing the birds squawk "Chicharrón!" at us from the hotel garden, on our second morning in Medellín I felt like we'd already arrived in the jungle.  By nightfall…
Rank this Week: 2259

@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
  • Aug 5

    On the Road to Reform?

    On the Road to Reform?
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part IV The need for police reform in Hallandale Beach, FL is self-evident. The ability to accomplish meaningful reform, however, is still questionable. On Tuesday, August 3, The City of Hallandale Beach hosted a…
  • Apr 23

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ

    Legal Mechanics Unveils New HQ
    Yes, it is true. Legal Mechanics—the one-of-a-kind legal scholarship repair service—has closed its doors at its former location in sunny Hallandale Beach, a/k/a “that place with the big Pegasus statue,”and has moved to…
  • Dec 2

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied

    Social Justice Delayed is Social Justice Denied
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part III For more than a year, I have been attempting to get answers in the wake of a police-involved shooting in my neighborhood that resulted in the death of a young black man standing unarmed in his kitchen. For…
Rank this Week: 1458