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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/
  • Feb 24

    Regulation Harms Business, Except When It Doesn’t

    Regulation Harms Business, Except When It Doesn’t
    In February 2017, President Trump approved action taken by congressional Republicans to repeal regulation affecting energy companies that conduct business in the United States.
  • Feb 24

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.24.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.24.17
    * Big scoop: here's what Merrick Garland is really up to. [Clickhole] * “I love the First Amendment. Nobody loves it better than me." ...and other lies the president told me. [Huffington Post] * Hey! Remember law school? Remember…
  • Feb 24

    Presidential Candidates Name Their Firms Whatever They Want

    Presidential Candidates Name Their Firms Whatever They Want
    "Yeah, about that name..."
Rank this Week: 7

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 25

    Sixth Circuit: IRS, unlike Caligula, cannot punish under unproclaimed law

    Sixth Circuit: IRS, unlike Caligula, cannot punish under unproclaimed law
    Judge Jeffrey Sutton, writing for a Sixth Circuit panel, reverses a Tax Court ruling in an opinion beginning thus: Caligula posted the tax laws in such fine print and so high that his subjects could not read them. Suetonius, The Twelve…
  • Feb 25

    “How a supplement maker tried to silence a Harvard doctor”

    “How a supplement maker tried to silence a Harvard doctor”
    “A Harvard researcher dared to call out potentially dangerous dietary supplements. Then he got taken to court.” [StatNews on suit against Pieter Cohen, which resulted in a defense verdict] Tags: libel slander and defamation,…
  • Feb 23

    “College bro blames school for his drunken punching rampage”

    “College bro blames school for his drunken punching rampage”
    “A New Jersey man convicted of randomly punching fellow students at a Massachusetts university is now suing Endicott College, claiming the school was lax in enforcing underage drinking laws.” [Joshua Rhett Miller, New York Post]…
Rank this Week: 17

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Videos prepared for Hogan Lovells' celebration of the life of E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr. last Thursday are here.  We attended and enjoyed learning about this lion of the Washington bar. The Law Times has a series on the various sources of…
  • Feb 24

    Collings on Comparative Constitutional History

    Collings on Comparative Constitutional History
    Justin Collings, Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School, What Should Comparative Constitutional History Compare? University of Illinois Law Review (2017)Raymond Grew once observed that, ‘‘for many professional…
  • Feb 24

    Rady on Hungarian customary law

    Rady on Hungarian customary law
    We missed this book by Martyn Rady, UCL, out in 2015: Customary Law in Hungary: Courts, Texts, and the Tripartitum. From Oxford University Press: This is the first comprehensive treatment in any language of the history of customary…
Rank this Week: 35

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 23

    Disruptive and investigatory powers: HM government transparency report

    Disruptive and investigatory powers: HM government transparency report
    HM government transparency report 2017: disruptive and investigatory powers Ref: ISBN 9781474140942 Cm9420 PDF 1.2MB, 110 pages, “Information on the use, regulation and oversight of a wide range of disruptive and…
  • Feb 23

    WaPo – Tracking how many key positions Trump has filled so far

    WaPo – Tracking how many key positions Trump has filled so far
    “The Post and Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, are tracking more than 500 key executive branch nominations through the confirmation process. These positions include Cabinet secretaries, deputy and…
  • Feb 23

    The Archive Team announces effort to save Internet Movie Database

    The Archive Team announces effort to save Internet Movie Database
    The Archive Team (is not the Internet Archive): “The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information related to movies, television shows, actors, production crew personnel, video games and fictional characters…
Rank this Week: 47

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: 188

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/
  • Feb 17

    The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

    The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
    On January 31, 2017, President Trump announced that he had selected federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Many praised Trump on his nomination, citing…
  • Feb 3

    The Great Debate over Sanctuary Citie

    The Great Debate over Sanctuary Citie
    The term “sanctuary city” has been widely used in the great debate over immigration policy and protections. Opponents of sanctuary cities claim that policy protects undocumented immigrants from criminal prosecution, where…
  • Jan 20

    The Legalities of Amazon’s Echo

    The Legalities of Amazon’s Echo
    Recently, prosecutors involved in a 2015 Arkansas murder case have included Amazon’s Echo as technology-based evidence.The Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice, connecting to the Alexa Voice Service to play music,…
Rank this Week: 110

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

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

    Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wale

    Eight Myths About Speeding in England and Wale
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Speeding is the most common type of driving offence, with around one in seven motorists being caught driving over the speed limit every year. Some drivers are repeat…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 154

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: 227

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 25

    DOJ requests hold on immigration order appeal

    DOJ requests hold on immigration order appeal
    The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] requested [motion, PDF] the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday to hold court proceedings relating to President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration…
  • Feb 25

    Supreme Court asks litigants to file opinion letters on Virginia transgender bathroom policy

    Supreme Court asks litigants to file opinion letters on Virginia transgender bathroom policy
    The US Supreme Court [official website] asked both sides of the Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. [SCOTUSblog backgrounder] case on Thursday to submit letters to the court [SCOTUSblog report] discussing “how the case should proceed…
  • Feb 25

    HRW: US should investigate civilian deaths in Yemen raid

    HRW: US should investigate civilian deaths in Yemen raid
    Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday called on [HRW report] the United States to investigate the January 2017 US raid on Al-Qaeda that resulted in the deaths of at least 14 people. US special forces conducted an intelligence-gathering raid on…
Rank this Week: 517

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Feb 25

    Best Week, Worst Week: Expansion in Carroll County; Zirkin called out by a judge

    Best Week, Worst Week: Expansion in Carroll County; Zirkin called out by a judge
    A cooling and refrigeration parts manufacturer will be adding a little more to the Carroll County coffers soon with news this week of expansion and more jobs while a state senator goes on the defensive after disparaging comments from a…
  • Feb 24

    Traci L. Kodeck | HealthCare Access Md.

    Traci L. Kodeck | HealthCare Access Md.
    Leadership Maryland announced that Traci L. Kodeck, CEO at HealthCare Access Maryland, has been chosen to participate in the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local…
  • Feb 24

    RANDALL MARTIN, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    RANDALL MARTIN, JR. v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal procedure — Hearsay — Excited-utterance exception After a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Randall Martin, Jr., appellant, was acquitted of two counts of attempted first-degree murder, and convicted of…
Rank this Week: 1070

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
  • Feb 25

    February 25, 1956 – Nikita Khrushchev Delivers His “Secret Speech”

    February 25, 1956 – Nikita Khrushchev Delivers His “Secret Speech”
    On February 25, 1956, Nikita Khrushchev, Premier of the Soviet Union, delivered a so-called “Secret Speech” to an unofficial, closed session of the Twentieth Party Communist Party Congress. The contents of the speech were leaked…
  • Feb 24

    February 24, 1948 – Top Secret Memo by George F. Kennan on The Bane of Altruism

    February 24, 1948 – Top Secret Memo by George F. Kennan on The Bane of Altruism
    On this day in history, George F. Kennan, Head of the U.S. State Department Policy Planning Staff, wrote a memo outlining priorities for American foreign policy. In a preface he stated “The paper is submitted merely for information, and…
  • Feb 22

    February 22, 1932 – Birthdate of Edward M. Kennedy

    February 22, 1932 – Birthdate of Edward M. Kennedy
    On this day in history, Edward “Ted” Kennedy was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Ted Kennedy was the youngest brother of John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy. He was elected to the Senate when he was 30, and continued to work in…
Rank this Week: 1557

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Feb 24

    House Bill 2295 – one more step against two heads.

    House Bill 2295 – one more step against two heads.
    Yesterday, Arizona took one more step toward reforming the way lawyers are regulated in the state. By a vote of 31-29, the Arizona House passed HB2295. This bill splits the State Bar of Arizona into two subsets. One preserves the mandatory…
  • Feb 12

    Pro bono survey rolls out – lawyers beware.

    Pro bono survey rolls out – lawyers beware.
    If the American Bar Association (ABA) is underwriting something — America’s lawyers be wary. This is the organization led a few years ago by an oblivious President with the stones to blame students for opting for law school in a…
  • Feb 7

    WA. Court nullification of member fee petition sets up constitutional challenge.

    WA. Court nullification of member fee petition sets up constitutional challenge.
    Kudos to State of Washington lawyers. They’re fighting the latest kick to their billfolds and keisters arising from a 141% licensing fee increase approved by the Washington State Bar Association’s (WSBA) Board of Governors. Last…
Rank this Week: 4053

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Feb 24

    Recall Issued for Little Tikes Pink Swing

    Recall Issued for Little Tikes Pink Swing
    Warmer weather is right around the corner, which means families will soon be spending a lot of time outside. Unfortunately, a popular toddler swing has recently been recalled due to safety concerns by Little Tikes and the U.S. Consumer…
  • Feb 24

    Poorly Designed Hospitals Are Making Us Sicker

    Poorly Designed Hospitals Are Making Us Sicker
    From poorly designed rooms that increase the chance of patients falling, to loud noises and a lack of privacy, some suggest that hospitals and how they’re designed might be making patients sicker. According to a New York Times article,…
  • Feb 24

    Lawsuit Filed Against Major Insulin Manufacturers Accused of Fixing Price

    Lawsuit Filed Against Major Insulin Manufacturers Accused of Fixing Price
    Insulin is one of those medications that is absolutely necessary for the continued health of millions of Americans. In fact, about six million of the 29 million Americans who live with diabetes require insulin just to stay alive.…
Rank this Week: 518

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 329

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Feb 24

    25 for 25: AustLII 1995: What did we think we were doing?

    25 for 25: AustLII 1995: What did we think we were doing?
    From an equally long time ago, and in one of those galaxies so far far away it is sometimes mistaken for the mythical Oz, we received Tom Bruce’s call for reflection on the history of free access to legal information.…
  • Feb 22

    A short case study of administrative decision publishing

    A short case study of administrative decision publishing
    While open and free access to American judicial opinions has progressed substantially over the last few years, very little attention has been given to the state of access to administrative legal information.  Maybe Tom Bruce did not ask…
  • Feb 10

    25 for 25: So, it’s been 25 years. The LII, its descendants and their future.

    25 for 25: So, it’s been 25 years. The LII, its descendants and their future.
    [ This post was contributed by Daniel Poulin, the founding director of CanLII, the first open-access publisher of law outside the United States, and a good friend of ours for many years ]. The Origins In the eighties and nineties, the nascent…
Rank this Week: 4399

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Feb 24

    DE ONVRIJWILLIGE ONTBINDING VAN RECHTSPERSONEN

    DE ONVRIJWILLIGE ONTBINDING VAN RECHTSPERSONEN
    Kan bij beschikking van de Kamer van Koophandel De regeling op grond waarvan de Kamer van Koophandel en Nijverheid de ontbinding van rechtspersonen kan bewerkstelligen is in Curaçao met ingang van 28 december 2016 sterk…
  • Feb 2

    EEN OVEREENKOMST MET HET LAND?

    EEN OVEREENKOMST MET HET LAND?
    Let op de Comptabiliteitsverordening 1989 Uit een kort gedingvonnis van 26 januari 2017 van het Gerecht in Eerste Aanleg te Aruba (ECLI:NL:OGEAA:2017:54) blijkt nog maar weer eens dat de overheid (in dit geval het Land Aruba) niet (zomaar) is…
  • Jan 18

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD

    CONSULAR CORPS OF CURAÇAO GETS NEW BOARD
    The CCC represents 33 countries A new Board of the Consular Corps of Curaçao was appointed at the recent annual general meeting. Karel Frielink, honorary consul of Germany, was appointed the new Dean. The other board members appointed…
Rank this Week: 555

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

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

    Immigration Ban 101: Understanding Trump’s Executive Order

    Immigration Ban 101: Understanding Trump’s Executive Order
    Trump’s executive order on immigration has created mass confusion, waves of legal battles, and incited outrage across the nation.  In the chaos that ensued after the executive order dropped, legal professionals began filing…
  • Feb 23

    Retirement May Have to Wait After Trump’s Latest Executive Order

    Retirement May Have to Wait After Trump’s Latest Executive Order
    The presidential orders continue to come thick and fast from the Trump administration.  One of President Trump’s most recent orders, titled Presidential Memorandum on Fiduciary Duty Rule, takes aim at deregulating those who invest…
  • Feb 22

    Abortion: Arkansas Law Hopes to Protect Father’s Right

    Abortion: Arkansas Law Hopes to Protect Father’s Right
    A new Arkansas law that will go into effect later this year will allow a husband to sue a doctor in order to stop his wife from getting an abortion. Known as the Arkansas Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, or “Act…
Rank this Week: 4325

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Feb 24

    The Year I…

    The Year I…
    It’s time to check your goals, have you made any progress? Did you give up or moved forward? We want to be with you in every milestone and help you […] The post The Year I… appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Feb 22

    Love and Taxes: Does a marriage tax break exist?

    Love and Taxes: Does a marriage tax break exist?
    Is being married a good or bad thing when it comes to paying taxes? Avoid marriage tax penalty and learn about the benefits of filing taxes as a married couple. The post Love and Taxes: Does a marriage tax break exist? appeared first on…
  • Feb 20

    13 inspiring quotes in honor of President’s Day

    13 inspiring quotes in honor of President’s Day
    In honor of President's Day we have put together thirteen inspiring quotes from presidents throughout the history of the United States. The post 13 inspiring quotes in honor of President’s Day appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 2622

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Feb 24

    A Conflicts Check Can Save You

    A Conflicts Check Can Save You
    A global law firm recently embarrassed itself by not doing a simple conflicts check. As Joe Patrice in his blog post for Above the Law explains, Dentons’ attorneys shot off a letter demanding a retraction from CNN for a story on…
  • Feb 22

    Caution! Sever a Joint Tenancy Before Conveying the Interest to a Third Party

    Caution! Sever a Joint Tenancy Before Conveying the Interest to a Third Party
    As a graduation present, your client purchases her son a home. Although the plan was for the son to live there alone, the client and her son take title as joint tenants. Years later, your client remarries and asks you to convey her interest…
  • Feb 17

    How to Prepare a Trial Outline

    How to Prepare a Trial Outline
    Heading to trial? Start your planning by preparing a trial outline. Here are the key things to include and a sample outline to give you an idea how it looks. The basics for any trial outline are: A list of all essential elements of the case.…
Rank this Week: 2808

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Damages Claims for Assault by Parents and Caregivers Upon Children

    Damages Claims for Assault by Parents and Caregivers Upon Children
    BY PAUL ADAM, ASSOCIATE LAWYERA recent parliamentary bill in Ontario, the "Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act" brought changes to Ontario's Limitations Act, and removed virtually all time limits on bringing court claims…
  • Feb 23

    Setting Up or Updating Child Support Online in Ontario

    Setting Up or Updating Child Support Online in Ontario
    BY RACHEL SPENCE, LAW CLERKWouldn’t it be amazing if you could avoid going to Court to update or set up your child support payments? The Government of Ontario has made that an option for some, by setting up a user-friendly site found…
  • Feb 23

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday February 23, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at www.wiselaw.net.A…
Rank this Week: 570

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

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

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Conflict and collectibles among the Yurok

    Conflict and collectibles among the Yurok
    Until about 11,000 years ago all humans were foragers, living by hunting, gathering, or fishing.  To study human evolution, and in particular the interest of this author, the long evolution of collectibles -- non-fungible treasure and…
  • Feb 9

    Money, blockchains, and social scalability

    Money, blockchains, and social scalability
  • Dec 18

    Weigh and deliver: compensation and the evolution of law and money

    Weigh and deliver: compensation and the evolution of law and money
    Long before the invention of coins, the earliest written legal codes take for granted the existence of commodity money that served both as a medium for paying fines and compensation and as a unit of account and standard of value assessing…
Rank this Week: 311

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Feb 22

    Recognizing Warning Signs of Churning

    Recognizing Warning Signs of Churning
    In the securities industry, churning occurs when an advisor excessively trades in a client’s account for the purpose of earning commissions. The practice is illegal in the United States under[...] The post Recognizing Warning Signs of…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3455

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    New AI-Powered Patent Tool Helps Prepare Responses to Office Action

    New AI-Powered Patent Tool Helps Prepare Responses to Office Action
    A new tool being released today for patent lawyers and paralegals uses artificial intelligence and natural language processing to help prepare responses to office actions and then uses analytics to help predict how the case is likely to…
  • Feb 22

    News From Adobe: First Open, Cloud-Based Digital Signature, Plus New Functionality for Adobe Sign

    News From Adobe: First Open, Cloud-Based Digital Signature, Plus New Functionality for Adobe Sign
    asian woman hand holding tablet and using tablet in coffee shop with vintage toned. Last June, this blog reported on plans by Adobe and other industry groups, working through a group called the Cloud Signature Consortium, to build an open…
  • Feb 21

    Many U.S. Legal Newspapers Among Group Acquired By Japanese Company SoftBank

    Many U.S. Legal Newspapers Among Group Acquired By Japanese Company SoftBank
    Thirteen regional U.S. legal newspapers are among a group of newspapers that have been acquired by SoftBank Group Corp., the Japanese multi-national that also owns Sprint and that is known for its investments in the technology industry.…
Rank this Week: 640

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/
  • Feb 21

    Canadian Law Research in HeinOnline

    Canadian Law Research in HeinOnline
    Most people know that the HeinOnline subscription database is a great source of legal research materials from all over the world.  HeinOnline’s collection of legal primary and secondary sources from Canada is especially…
  • Feb 17

    852 RARE: Guest Blog – Molding the Legal Mind: The Notebooks of Harvard Law Student

    852 RARE: Guest Blog – Molding the Legal Mind: The Notebooks of Harvard Law Student
    Many of us would shudder to imagine a researcher 100 years from now poring over our college lecture notes, scribbled in spiral-bound notebooks or, more likely, typed up in hundreds of sporadically organized .docx files. Historical &…
  • Feb 14

    Jonathan Zittrain statement for the record on access to legal information

    Jonathan Zittrain statement for the record on access to legal information
    Today at 10am, a statement for the record from our faculty director and Vice Dean, Library And Information Resources, Jonathan Zittrain, will be part of House Judiciary Committee’s IP Subcommittee hearing on Judicial…
Rank this Week: 1048

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 441

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Feb 16

    LII Donor Profile: Paul Manson, Researcher at Portland State University’s Center for Public Service

    LII Donor Profile: Paul Manson, Researcher at Portland State University’s Center for Public Service
    The LII served over 30 million unique visitors last year, but back in 1992 that number was a lot smaller. Paul Manson, now a researcher at Portland State University’s Center for Public Service, is one of a few who has read our…
  • Feb 16

    LII In the News — This Is What We Do

    LII In the News — This Is What We Do
    While it’s not a statistic we actively track, none of us here can remember a time that individual statutes and regulations dominated the list of our most visited pages like they have for the past few weeks. Since January 20th, 8 USC…
  • Feb 16

    Brian Hughes retire

    Brian Hughes retire
    The first words Brian Hughes ever said to me were, “Hello, I’m Brian Hughes”. He was starting work on a project I was doing with the Harvard Law School Library. He has greeted me that way every time I’ve seen him, for…
Rank this Week: 1276

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Feb 13

    Managing Your Clutter:  Which Financial Papers Should You Keep, and for How Long?

    Managing Your Clutter:  Which Financial Papers Should You Keep, and for How Long?
    The following is a list of common financial documents that may be cluttering your home, and how long you should hold onto each:
  • Feb 2

    Podcast: Tax Tip

    Podcast: Tax Tip
    Diane Tiveron sits down with Corporate and Business Law attorney Amanda Wyzykiewicz to over some tips to help with your taxes.  Listen here.
  • Jan 29

    Choosing the Right Business Structure

    Choosing the Right Business Structure
    Picking the right business structure is a critical, since your choice can impact how you pay your taxes, how much paperwork you need to file, and how you can distribute your profits. Below is a list of the types of business structures along…
Rank this Week: 4063

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/
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
  • Jan 16

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole
    One of my resolutions for 2017 is to blog more, so here we go. The video below contains photos that I’ve taken over the years of some of my favorite holes from about a dozen Houston-area golf courses that I’ve … Continue…
Rank this Week: 711

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Why CalExit will Never Happen

    Why CalExit will Never Happen
    California submit $100 billion dollar transporation wish while ignoring federal regulations. ______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs & Stepover
  • Feb 8

    I'mmmmm Baaaccckkk

    I'mmmmm Baaaccckkk
    According to the information on this blog, it has been nearly 4 years since I posted here. So clearly the question is why now. Well, simple...Donald Trump was elect3d President and so many liberals, including many of my close friends an…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 837

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Feb 10

    ABA Commission on Future of the Profession & ABA Vote on Bar Passage Proposal

    ABA Commission on Future of the Profession & ABA Vote on Bar Passage Proposal
    During the midyear meeting of the the American Bar Association  (ABA) held last week in Miami, several issues were considered which relate to legal education.  I will discuss two of those issues here: the creation of the Commission…
  • Jan 30

    AALS Statement on Executive Order Restricting Entry to U.S.A.

    AALS Statement on Executive Order Restricting Entry to U.S.A.
    Statement by the AALS Executive Committee on the Executive Order Restricting U.S. Entry for Certain Foreign Nationals Washington, D.C. (January 30, 2017) – The following is a statement by the members of the Association of American…
  • Jan 26

    What is a “Fact”? A “Story”?

    What is a “Fact”? A “Story”?
    In Washington D.C., on the GWU campus, there is a statue of a hippopotamus. A nearby sign explains that the statue was placed there because hippos once could be found in the Potomac. George and Martha Washington liked watching them from their…
Rank this Week: 4838

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Feb 7

    RSS is dying, right?

    RSS is dying, right?
    My latest post on Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: I am a long-time proponent of RSS but am aware that it is declining in visibility. Many sites large and small are not offering RSS feeds any more. What’s up? Read more
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 520

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Feb 6

    Practising Law Institute Offering Free Webinar

    Practising Law Institute Offering Free Webinar
    The Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of continuing legal education programming. PLI is offering some of its CLE webinars for free on timely topics, including the following programs:…
  • Feb 1

    Offer for Law Students from LearnLeo Research

    Offer for Law Students from LearnLeo Research
    LearnLeo is a new online research tool designed to make legal research and document drafting more efficient for legal writers. LearnLeo allows you to gather excerpts from any online resource (including fee databases like Westlaw and Lexis)…
  • Feb 1

    HeinOnline's YouTube Tutorial

    HeinOnline's YouTube Tutorial
    HeinOnline announced that it has placed its "how to" tutorials on YouTube. The videos cover the basics of searching and navigating HeinOnline, as well as how to get the most out of HeinOnline's U.S. Congressional Documents library.
Rank this Week: 490

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Feb 3

    Your Indianapolis Networking Checklist

    Your Indianapolis Networking Checklist
    by Sam Von Tobel Love it or hate it, networking is a crucial part of growing the big picture as a business and the smaller picture as a professional. Sure, it can be a bit of a hassle and (if you aren’t the biggest extrovert in the…
  • Dec 21

    Technology Firm Adding High-Wage Jobs in Boone County

    Technology Firm Adding High-Wage Jobs in Boone County
    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (Dec. 8, 2016) – Clear Software, the market leader and sole provider of simplified business software, announced plans today to expand its operations in Boone County, creating up to 190 new high-wage jobs.…
  • Dec 21

    Minnesota-Based Steel Producer Doubling in Size at Port of Indiana

    Minnesota-Based Steel Producer Doubling in Size at Port of Indiana
    PORTAGE, Ind. (Dec. 15, 2016) – Ratner Steel Supply Company announced plans today to expand its operations at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor in Portage, creating up to 37 new jobs by 2019. “Once companies choose to hire…
Rank this Week: 765

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 497

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, 2016

    Year In Review, 2016
    Books Read (In Order Read)1. Raw: My 100% Grade-A, Unfiltered, Inside Look at Sports by Colin Cowherd (2015)2. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand (2010) [cd unabridged]3. Gorilla…
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2015.

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

    Year in Review, 2014.

    Year in Review, 2014.
    Books Read (in order read)1. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort (2009)2. You Herd Me! I'll Say It If No One Else Will by Colin Cowherd (2013)3. I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains by Chuck Klosterman (2013)4. The…
Rank this Week: 572

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Dec 31

    What is meditation exactly?

    What is meditation exactly?
    I started seriously meditating about three years ago, so I feel like I can now confidently explain what meditation is. Basically, it’s a skill that you can learn (and then improve upon) by regular training. So what is the…
  • Dec 23

    Lotta love

    Lotta love
    I wish more people understood the meaning behind this song (and I wish I could play & sing it better 😉
  • Dec 16

    Promising a win is easier than delivering it

    Promising a win is easier than delivering it
    Some people talk a lot about winning. What is it they think is being “won”? And —more importantly— how are they going to win? What’s their approach? Some people are arrogant and reckless. Others have dignity…
Rank this Week: 2185

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/
  • Dec 23

    The Supreme Court giveth but do they also take away?

    The Supreme Court giveth but do they also take away?
    As 2016 comes to an end and the presidency of Donald J. Trump about to begin, a lot of liberals I know are very worried about what the Supreme Court will do once President Trump appoints a successor to the late Justice Antonin Scalia. They…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3110

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • May 31

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community
    Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too…
Rank this Week: 669

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 571

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

By A Bayard, P.A. Covers preference actions, fraudulent transfers and everything else under the bankruptcy code's avoidance statutes.

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1682

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: 461

@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: 1624

May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

Covers legal news and observations. By J. Craig Williams.

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/journal.asp
  • May 3

    Different Rx Needed for Third Leading Cause of Death: Medical Error

    Different Rx Needed for Third Leading Cause of Death: Medical Error
    That's right: unless you're having a heart attack or suffering from cancer, you may be better off not seeking medical care.  According to the Washington Post, the medical industry itself is the third leading cause of death.  In…
  • Apr 15

    Will the Federal Consumer Protection Bureau and the State Bar Ensure Recovered Funds Go to Defrauded Homeowners?

    Will the Federal Consumer Protection Bureau and the State Bar Ensure Recovered Funds Go to Defrauded Homeowners?
    The California State Bar has warned attorneys for a long time:  don't handle homeowner mortgage foreclosures.  In fact, those warnings started in 1978 after our state Legislature. The warnings started in earnest in 2008-2009…
  • Apr 5

    Must California Businesses Provide Seats For Employees?

    Must California Businesses Provide Seats For Employees?
    Cubicle workers can't imagine standing all day long at their job, but many bank tellers, shelf stockers, assembly line workers and a host of other employees do. Apparently, howver, some of those employees are tired of standing. Workers from…
Rank this Week: 235

ICLEF Law Tips

ICLEF Law Tips

Covers legal information on a wide variety of timely topics. By the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum

http://iclef.org/category/blog/law-tips/
Rank this Week: 3870

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Mar 5

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO
    In 2014 alone, over 348 million identities were exposed through data breaches. On average, a data breach costs an organization $6.5 million dollars, up 11% from last year. In many companies, the responsibility for responding to…
  • Mar 5

    2016 California Employment Law Update

    2016 California Employment Law Update
    LawRoom has just released its 2016 California Employment Law Update —a free, self-paced online course available 24/7 that will save you hours of research and provide you with interactive summaries of California’s most…
  • Mar 5

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data
    This is more than just bad passwords. Data security is as all-encompassing as the "Internet of Things," a phenomenon that makes it harder for you to unplug from the internet. Yet, your data is not as secure as you would hope. Recent…
Rank this Week: 2970