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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: 4

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of May 18th

    140Law - Legal Headlines for the Week of May 18th
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Ex-Israeli Premier Olmert Sentenced to 8 Months in PrisonChange in overtime rules could lead to more suits over worker emails sent outside workRisk management strategies to reduce…
  • May 19

    140Law - Recent Legal Headline

    140Law - Recent Legal Headline
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Employee tracking apps raise worker privacy questionsEditorial: Law Society failing vulnerable refugee claimants | The Toronto StarOntario Passes Protecting Child Performers Act |…
  • May 19

    Migrating from Windows Live Mail to MS-Outlook

    Migrating from Windows Live Mail to MS-Outlook
    Which email client does your law office use?I raise this question, as the purchase of a new computer for my desktop has necessitated the migration of all my emails – around 20 Gigs worth – to my new machine.Out of habit, if…
Rank this Week: 29

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 37

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    Berger Reviews Ablabsky, "The Indian Commerce Clause"

    Berger Reviews Ablabsky, "The Indian Commerce Clause"
    Over at JOTWELL, Bethany Berger (University of Connecticut School of Law) has posted an appreciative review of "Beyond the Indian Commerce Clause," by former LHB guest blogger Gregory Ablavsky (University of Pennsylvania, headed soon to…
  • May 28

    Punctuating Happine

    Punctuating Happine
    [From the National Archives's press release.]The National Archives, in partnership with the Institute for Advanced Study, will host a free conference on the Declaration of Independence titled “Punctuating Happiness,” from 9:15…
  • May 28

    Coulson on Revisting US v. Thind

    Coulson on Revisting US v. Thind
    Doug Coulson, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of English, has posted British Imperialism, the Indian Independence Movement, and the Racial Eligibility Provisions of the Naturalization Act: United States v. Thind Revisited, which…
Rank this Week: 42

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 28

    The big four banks: The evolution of the financial sector, Part I

    The big four banks: The evolution of the financial sector, Part I
    Martin Neil Baily, William Bekker and Sarah E. Holmes – Brookings – May 26, 2015. “This research looks at how the financial sector has evolved over the periods both before and after the financial crisis of 2007-8.  This…
  • May 28

    Trademark Functionality Reexamined

    Trademark Functionality Reexamined
    Bone, Robert G., Trademark Functionality Reexamined (May 28, 2015). Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming ; U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. E557. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2611636 “The…
  • May 28

    Development and Validation of a Smartphone-Based Visual Acuity Test

    Development and Validation of a Smartphone-Based Visual Acuity Test
    Development and Validation of a Smartphone-Based Visual Acuity Test (Peek Acuity) for Clinical Practice and Community-Based Fieldwork – JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online May 28, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015 “Visual acuity…
Rank this Week: 72

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • May 26

    CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES

    CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES
    Speech by Karel Frielink at the 8th Biennial Conference of the Caribbean Ombudsman Association Ladies and Gentlemen! First of all, I would like to thank the Curaçao Ombudsman, Alba Martijn, for inviting me to speak at this conference.…
  • May 24

    VISIE

    VISIE
    Column Karel Frielink Een veelgehoorde klacht: de overheid heeft geen visie. Maar wat is dat eigenlijk, een visie? Als het gaat om een land, in ons geval het Land Curaçao, dan is een visie een inspirerend toekomstbeeld. Een bereikbare…
  • May 8

    FINANCIEEL RECHT IN DE PRAKTIJK

    FINANCIEEL RECHT IN DE PRAKTIJK
    FRP – Nieuw vakblad Financieel Recht in de Praktijk (FRP) is een nieuw vakblad voor onder andere bank- en verzekeringsjuristen en advocaten die te maken hebben met het financieel recht, in het bijzonder de (Nederlandse) Wet op het…
Rank this Week: 60

Article 3

Article 3

Covers politics, society and current news. By Charley Moore.

http://www.article-3.com/
  • Nov 4

    It’s Been A Hell of A Campaign

    It’s Been A Hell of A Campaign
    It’s Election Day!!! For those of you who spent the last few months on another planet or in a coma or merely, like 60% of eligible voters, just willfully oblivious – Congratulations! You managed to spare yourself from one hell of…
  • Oct 31

    America Abroad: An Anecdotal Adventure

    America Abroad: An Anecdotal Adventure
    Growing up in the United States, there’s no question where our country stands in the world. We are the beacon of freedom shining across all free peoples of the world. Anywhere our light fails to glow is an irreparable damnation…
  • Oct 31

    If You Really Loved America…

    If You Really Loved America…
    If you asked the average American what makes the USA the greatest country in the world (it just is, OK? Don’t start!) I venture that high on most folks’ list would be that we’re a democracy, as in we have free and fair…
Rank this Week: 117

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • May 29

    Some of Medicaid proposal already in place in Md.

    Some of Medicaid proposal already in place in Md.
    Maryland health officials and advocates say they’re still working through 650 pages of Medicaid regulations proposed Tuesday, but the state is already meeting some of the new requirements suggested by the federal government. The…
  • May 29

    Photos: Inside Baltimore’s new luxury hotel, The Ivy

    Photos: Inside Baltimore’s new luxury hotel, The Ivy
    Photos by Maximilian Franz / The Daily Record.
  • May 29

    Montgomery County updates jury managment system

    Montgomery County updates jury managment system
    It used to be, if you lived in Montgomery County, you would receive a form in the mail to determine if you were qualified to sit on a jury and then another form with the actual summons. Starting Monday, however, the jury process in Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 185

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 29

    Egypt court acquits policeman charged with torturing man to death

    Egypt court acquits policeman charged with torturing man to death
    [JURIST] An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted a policeman convicted of torturing an Islamist to death over a church bombing. Mohammed Abdel Rahman al-Shimi was sentenced to 15 years in prison in June 2012 for taking part in the torturing…
  • May 29

    North Carolina governor vetoes same-sex marriage religious objection bill

    North Carolina governor vetoes same-sex marriage religious objection bill
    [JURIST] North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory [official website] vetoed legislation [SB 2 summary] Thursday that would allow officials to avoid performing same-sex marriages. The bill, which would permit court officials and magistrates to…
  • May 29

    New York Assembly votes in favor of universal health coverage

    New York Assembly votes in favor of universal health coverage
    The New York Assembly [official website] voted 89-47 on Wednesday in favor of legislation [A05062 materials] establishing publicly funded universal health coverage in which all New York residents may enroll. Supporters of the legislation said…
Rank this Week: 355

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 29

    Poll: plurality of U.S. respondents would ban “hate speech”

    Poll: plurality of U.S. respondents would ban “hate speech”
    Most depressing poll of the year? A majority of Democrats and 37% of Republicans say they favor banning so-called hate speech, which would squarely contradict the free speech jurisprudence of the U.S. Supreme Court and thus would implicitly…
  • May 28

    A Michigan forfeiture pattern

    A Michigan forfeiture pattern
    After crooks sell bogus insurance coverage to credulous Michigan auto owners, cops swoop down and seize/forfeit victims’ cars for having been operated without insurance. Crooks and cops, stronger together! [Juan Thompson, The Intercept]…
  • May 28

    Liability roundup

    Liability roundup
    Home lab butane cannabis fatality: “The Hash Oil contributory negligence lawsuit you’ve all been waiting for” [Elie Mystal, Above the Law] With Sheldon Silver out of the speaker’s chair, New York has better chance at…
Rank this Week: 409

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
Rank this Week: 320

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • May 24

    Summer Research Desk Hour

    Summer Research Desk Hour
    Our normal research desk hours during the summer are: Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm Friday: 9 am to 4:30 pm We will offer weekend research desk assistance on the following dates during the summer: Saturday, June 13:...
  • May 18

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel
    Law students who are interested in exploring the latest in online legal research tools may want to check out Ravel Law. Unlike Lexis and Westlaw, Ravel gives you a visual display of a case law search result so that you...
  • Apr 29

    Access to Research Systems After Graduation

    Access to Research Systems After Graduation
    If you are graduating in May, please take a moment to check that you have active accounts with Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law and that you follow vendors' instructions to extend your password after graduation. All three vendors should…
Rank this Week: 291

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: 389

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: 2293

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 1309

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/
  • May 29

    Maybe the Nebraska Legislature doesn't like the Nebraska Governor.

    Maybe the Nebraska Legislature doesn't like the Nebraska Governor.
    Yesterday, I wrote about how the Nebraska Legislature overrode a veto of a bill banning the death penalty. I assumed that the veto override was a rare thing. But, as the Omaha World Herald has a story about the Nebraska Legislature overriding…
  • May 28

    Wait, Nebraska banned the death penalty?

    Wait, Nebraska banned the death penalty?
    Before yesterday, the last six states to ban the death penalty were New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, Illinois, Connecticut and Maryland. One thing each of those states has in common is the presence of a robust Democratic Party that, at…
  • Apr 28

    "Gay Marriage Arguments Divide Supreme Court Justices"

    "Gay Marriage Arguments Divide Supreme Court Justices"
    So says the headline to this New York Times article.  The headline suggests that the prior to today the Supreme Court was not divided. Some evidence suggests the justices have divided on other issues before today.
Rank this Week: 3243

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • May 29

    4 Things to Know Before Joining a Nonprofit’s Board

    4 Things to Know Before Joining a Nonprofit’s Board
    You’ve been asked to serve on the board of a nonprofit organization. Congratulations—you can render a real service to the community! Attorneys do make great nonprofit directors, but before you sign on, here are four things you…
  • May 27

    Develop a Routine: Stock Questions to Ask in Every Deposition

    Develop a Routine: Stock Questions to Ask in Every Deposition
    Every case is different, but there are some questions you should ask in most every deposition. Know your routine questions and use them. Every attorney should develop a list of stock questions and ask them of most deposition witnesses. Here…
  • May 20

    Don’t Dodge—Defuse: Use Your Opening Statement to Handle Problem Area

    Don’t Dodge—Defuse: Use Your Opening Statement to Handle Problem Area
    Almost every case has problems—sometimes they are analogous to bombs waiting to drop on your case. The key is whether you show them to the jury and simultaneously defuse them, or whether the opposition drops them with glee. One of the…
Rank this Week: 2970

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • May 29

    Dennis Hastert And Federal Prosecutorial Power

    Dennis Hastert And Federal Prosecutorial Power
    This week, federal prosecutors indicted former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert. Hastert is charged with two federal crimes: structuring financial transactions to evade IRS reporting requirements in violation of 31 U.S.C. section…
  • May 28

    Mad Max: Actually, It's About Ethics In Truck Driving

    Mad Max: Actually, It's About Ethics In Truck Driving
    (note: nearly zero spoilers. perhaps actually zero.) The three genres of the Mad Max trilogy The interesting thing about the original Mad Max trilogy is that each movie belongs to an entirely separate genre. Mad Max is a 1970s biker film,…
  • May 28

    Lawsplainer: Washington Supreme Court Declares State's Anti-SLAPP Statute Unconstitutional

    Lawsplainer: Washington Supreme Court Declares State's Anti-SLAPP Statute Unconstitutional
    The Supreme Court of the State of Washington has ruled that the state's strong anti-SLAPP statute is unconstitutional, violating the right to jury trial enshrined in Washington's state constitution. Here's why, and what it means. I've…
Rank this Week: 875

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

Podcast covering recent developments in New Jersey and Federal law. From Stark & Stark.

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • May 29

    What to do if the Executor is Not Properly Administrating the Estate

    What to do if the Executor is Not Properly Administrating the Estate
    As you may be aware, every Last Will & Testament contains a clause which appoints an Executor or Executrix to administer the Estate of a decedent. In a perfect world, the Executor would timely administer the Estate, would entirely fulfill…
  • May 28

    How Does a Bonus Factor into Alimony?

    How Does a Bonus Factor into Alimony?
    Stark & Stark Shareholder Maria Imbalzano, member of the firm’s Divorce Group, authored the article “How Does a Bonus Factor into Alimony?,” which was published on May 27, 2015 by the U.S.1 Newspaper.…
  • May 21

    Shareholder Jerry Nelson Published in Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal

    Shareholder Jerry Nelson Published in Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal
    Stark & Stark Shareholder Jerry A. Nelson, member of the Commercial, Retail Industrial, and Multi-Family Real Estate Group, authored the article “Landlord Wins Lawsuit Due to Good Lease and Procedures; Tenant Barred…
Rank this Week: 2287

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • May 28

    Does the U.S. Have Legal Jurisdiction over the FIFA Officials?

    Does the U.S. Have Legal Jurisdiction over the FIFA Officials?
    Fourteen FIFA officials are being charged for allegations of racketeering, conspiracy, and corruption. The U.S. Department of Justice indicted all fourteen this past Wednesday and the officials were arrested at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland.…
  • May 28

    Will Lawsuits Put an End to College Hazing Rituals?

    Will Lawsuits Put an End to College Hazing Rituals?
    A distraught family is suing Baruch College in New York City for $25 million after their son, Michael Deng, died in a fraternity hazing ritual. The lawsuit comes after Deng’s parents sued the fraternity Pi Delta Psi and multiple members…
  • May 27

    Boy Scouts Might Finally Revoke the Ban on Gay Leader

    Boy Scouts Might Finally Revoke the Ban on Gay Leader
    Robert Gates, the former Defense Secretary and current president of the Boy Scouts, has called for the ban on gay Boy Scout leaders to be revoked. Although he’s not requesting that the policy be immediately changed, he made it clear…
Rank this Week: 881

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    Law and the Body

    Law and the Body
    Theodore Bennett, University of Western Australia, has published Cuts and Criminality: Body Alteration in Legal Discourse (Ashgate, 2015). Here is a description of the contents from the publisher's website.This book investigates how and why…
  • May 28

    Supreme Court Justices In Pop Culture

    Supreme Court Justices In Pop Culture
    Slate columnist Dahlia Lithwick and her guests discuss the suddenly expanding cottage industry of biopics and other entertainment focusing on Supreme Court Justices, including Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas, on…
  • May 27

    An Interesting Blog About Mystery and Crime Fiction

    An Interesting Blog About Mystery and Crime Fiction
    Check out Tipping My Fedora, an interesting blog devoted to "mystery, crime and suspense in all media" and run by someone named Sergio. Deliberately mysterious?Tip of the beret to Doug Coulson.
Rank this Week: 781

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
  • May 28

    May 28, 1830 – President Andrew Jackson Signs The Indian Removal Act

    May 28, 1830 – President Andrew Jackson Signs The Indian Removal Act
    At the end of the 1820s gold was discovered in Cherokee Territory in Georgia. This most unfortunate development led Georgia political leaders to push for passage of the Indian Removal Act, lending a federal imprimatur to its own set of…
  • May 25

    Memorial Day Remembrance: Lynching of Black Veterans After World War II

    Memorial Day Remembrance: Lynching of Black Veterans After World War II
    By the end of the summer of 1945, World War II had come to an end. Over the next several months, many of the twelve million veterans returned home; 880,000 of these were black Americans. They had gone overseas to put their lives at risk in…
  • May 22

    Review of “Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad” by Eric Foner

    Review of “Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad” by Eric Foner
    Once again the eminent historian Eric Foner has written a fascinating and important history that helps set the record straight about the period in America before, during, and after the Civil War. While this book focuses on the escape of…
Rank this Week: 1953

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/
  • May 27

    How to Be Happy in Your Work

    How to Be Happy in Your Work
    Originally posted on Guile is Good!:Some lawyers are happy. Don’t take it on faith; the New York times says so. Of course, other lawyers are not. One Interesting statistic from the study the story relies on is that associates at high…
  • May 21

    Inner Development, Community, Social Justice (Concurrent Session, AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education)

    Inner Development, Community, Social Justice (Concurrent Session, AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education)
    Last, but not least, in this series highlighting lessons from experts in other disciplines relevant to how to navigate the chaotic “new normal”  in legal education: Thursday’s concurrent session organized…
  • May 17

    Lessons from “Counseling Our Students” (Mini-Plenary at AALS Conference on Clinical Education)

    Lessons from “Counseling Our Students” (Mini-Plenary at AALS Conference on Clinical Education)
    At the recent AALS Conference on Clinical Education two additional sessions provided important insights from experts iin other disciplines on how to operate effectively in the midst of the current period of change in legal education.…
Rank this Week: 4560

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 931

Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

http://www.legalbite.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    How to protect your business legally

    How to protect your business legally
    Whether you are about to start up your own business or you have been running your own business for years, protecting your business legally is essential. Any ideas, copyrights, patents, software and financial information should be protected…
  • May 27

    Letting agents to publicise fees charged to landlords and tenant

    Letting agents to publicise fees charged to landlords and tenant
    As from today (27th May 2015), it is a statutory duty for letting agents to fully publicise the fees they charge to both landlords and tenants. Under the Consumer Rights Act 2015, letting agents must visibly display a list of their fees at…
  • May 18

    MTA Solicitors took part in Will Aid

    MTA Solicitors took part in Will Aid
    MTA Solicitors LLP has been mentioned in the Bromley Times online. In an article entitled "Solicitors waive Will fees to raise £1.75m for charity", MTA solicitors is one of twelve solicitors in the Bromley and Bexley area who…
Rank this Week: 2755

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • May 26

    In dormis delicto.

    In dormis delicto.
    I went to a one-man play the other night. It was long on moralizing and short on humor. And unfortunately, I fell asleep in the middle of it. Too bad there wasn’t an intermission. And especially too bad I was sitting in the front row in…
  • Apr 18

    Victimless humor.

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

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

    State Bar of Arizona asks for member comment — not really.
    The State Bar of Arizona sent out a blast email to members last Thursday afternoon, April 2nd. The email sincerely insincerely asked for comments about its 2015-2019 Strategic Plan “to make sure we haven’t missed anything.”…
Rank this Week: 4016

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • May 26

    Westlaw’s Days Are Numbered

    Westlaw’s Days Are Numbered
    No, Thomson Reuters is not about to go out of business or shut down its Westlaw legal research service. But it is about to shut down Westlaw Classic, as the original version has been called ever since the introduction of WestlawNext. As of…
  • May 22

    A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer)

    A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer)
    It is not every day that I get to record a podcast episode in a brewery. For that matter, I don’t usually drink beer while conducting an interview. But for our interview with the hosts of the FOSS+Beer podcast, we set up our mikes in…
  • May 22

    Social Media is Theme of Super Marketing Conference June 4 in Boston

    Social Media is Theme of Super Marketing Conference June 4 in Boston
    Need help with your social media marketing? Hear from over a dozen legal marketing experts at the fifth annual Super Marketing Conference presented by the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP) and the American Bar…
Rank this Week: 2088

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

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

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Small-game fallacie

    Small-game fallacie
    A small-game fallacy occurs when game theorists, economists, or others trying to apply game-theoretic or microeconomic techniques to real-world problems, posit a simple, and thus cognizable, interaction, under a very limited and precise set…
  • Dec 11

    The dawn of trustworthy computing

    The dawn of trustworthy computing
    When we currently use a smart phone or a laptop on a cell network or the Internet, the other end of these interactions typically run on other solo computers, such as web servers. Practically all of these machines have architectures that were…
  • Oct 16

    Transportation, divergence, and the industrial revolution

    Transportation, divergence, and the industrial revolution
    After about 1000 AD northwestern Europe started a gradual switch from using oxen to using horses for farm traction and transportation.  This trend culminated in an eighteenth-century explosion in roads carrying horse-drawn carriages and…
Rank this Week: 766

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • May 23

    Financial Elder Abuse

    Financial Elder Abuse
    Sadly, it is all too common that elderly persons fall victim to abuse. Whether it is physical, emotional, or financial abuse, the vulnerability of older individuals makes them easy targets for such ill-treatment. Financial abuse is a…
  • May 20

    Why A Collaborative Divorce Might Be An Option

    Why A Collaborative Divorce Might Be An Option
    In many divorces, couples take matters to court seek resolution. Each side usually has a lawyer. Depending on the circumstances, fighting may continue/increase and communication may become non-existent. The lawyers spend more time on the…
  • May 12

    Dog Bites and Liability: Not always man’s best friend

    Dog Bites and Liability: Not always man’s best friend
    Every year as the weather warms, it is not uncommon to spend far more time outdoors.  This is especially true of people with pets.  Pet owners can be found walking their dogs around town, playing with their dogs in the parks, taking…
Rank this Week: 4117

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

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

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 4564

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/
  • May 21

    ‘FOSS+beer’ at Beryl’s Beer Co.

    ‘FOSS+beer’ at Beryl’s Beer Co.
    During a recent trip, Lawyer 2 Lawyer host Bob Ambrogi visited Legal Talk Network headquarters in Denver, Colorado. While there, he interviewed hosts from another legal podcast called ‘FOSS+beer’. With their general focus on law,…
  • May 1

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right
    Credited with saving millions of lives per year, few health programs can boast the success of vaccinations. Even for those who, for health reasons, can’t be inoculated, vaccines provide a type of community immunity by preventing…
  • Apr 17

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'
    His name is James McGill, but most of us know him as Slipping Jimmy, or Saul Goodman, an ethically conflicted advocate for the unlawful. Making his debut in season two of 'Breaking Bad', actor Bob Odenkirk brought life to his loveably shady…
Rank this Week: 2259

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 2294

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • May 16

    A Chart Summarizing the New York Bar Exam Change

    A Chart Summarizing the New York Bar Exam Change
    What’s new with the New York Bar Exam in 2016? Big changes are coming to the New York Bar Exam beginning in July 2016. As you may know, the NY Bar has decided to adopt the Uniform Bar Exam (“UBE”) to replace the current NY…
  • May 1

    4 Things General Counsel Need to Know

    4 Things General Counsel Need to Know
    General Counsel continue to face new challenges. Fears of cyberattacks and data privacy breaches continue to escalate; Dodd-Frank amendments continue to leave an expansive wake. As the environment in which General Counsel operate continues to…
  • Apr 30

    How to become a (SaaS) VP of Sale

    How to become a (SaaS) VP of Sale
    Lots of lawyer friends ask me about getting into (Legal)Tech– and what the career trajectory looks like. I’m currently a VP of Sales (CRO) for a tech company in the Bay Area. Here’s one path… Behind every great SaaS…
Rank this Week: 3078

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • May 14

    Regulation of Ride-Sharing Services, Transportation Network Vehicle Service

    Regulation of Ride-Sharing Services, Transportation Network Vehicle Service
    [Note: On 8 May 2015, Secretary Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya of the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) issued Department Order No. 2015-011, amending Department Order No. 97-1092 to promote mobility. Among the amendment is the…
  • Apr 8

    When the Use of Aliases Violates the Law

    When the Use of Aliases Violates the Law
    “Iqbal’s alleged use of aliases violates law — solon,” states the caption of a news article, referring to the allegation of Davao City Representative Carlo Nogales that the use of an alias by MILF Spokesman Mohagher…
  • Apr 3

    Primer on Wage Order No. NCR-19 (15-Peso Increase in Minimum Wage)

    Primer on Wage Order No. NCR-19 (15-Peso Increase in Minimum Wage)
    The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board-NCR (RTWPB-NCR) has approved Wage Order No. NCR-19 (full text), providing that all private sector minimum wage workers and employees in the National Capital Region (NCR) shall receive an…
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United Global Law Group Legal Blog

United Global Law Group Legal Blog

Covers business litigation, child custody, child support, criminal law, immigration, medical malpractice news.

http://www.unitedgloballaw.com/legal-blog/
  • May 13

    Care.com Faces Lawsuit After Child’s Death

    Care.com Faces Lawsuit After Child’s Death
    Four-month old Cash Bell died as a result of head injuries while in the care of former nanny Sarah Cullen in March of 2014. Cullen was subsequently convicted of felony child abuse and sentenced to 70 years in federal prison. Bell’s…
  • May 5

    NC Cop Sues Starbucks Over Spilt Free Coffee

    NC Cop Sues Starbucks Over Spilt Free Coffee
    Lt. Matthew Kohr and his wife Melanie filed a lawsuit against Starbucks after a free cup of coffee spilled on Mathtew’s lap in January of 2012 and allegedly caused severe burns, blisters and emotional damage. Kohr claims the lid popped…
  • Apr 29

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Parents of Michael Brown

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed by Parents of Michael Brown
    The parents of Michael Brown are suing the city of Ferguson after claiming wrongful-death and promising to bring to light new forensic details about the police version of events. Brown’s death sparked controversy and a national debate…
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ICLEF Law Tips

ICLEF Law Tips

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

http://iclef.org/category/blog/law-tips/
  • May 12

    Law Tips: Expert Input on Estate Planning for Digital Assets – With Forms!

    Law Tips: Expert Input on Estate Planning for Digital Assets – With Forms!
    It’s my pleasure to share with you a timely pointer from John O’Drobinak, ICLEF Estate Planning faculty member. Mr. O’Drobinak reminds fellow practitioners of the importance of assisting clients with a plan for their digital…
  • May 6

    Law Tips: Trying Cases in a World of Media Overload: Adapting to the Audience’s Expectation

    Law Tips: Trying Cases in a World of Media Overload: Adapting to the Audience’s Expectation
    Welcome back to our Law Tips discussion by Tony Paganelli on issues a trial lawyer can encounter in today’s world of media overload. Last week Tony provided pointers on preparing your client for the litigation process. (If you missed…
  • May 4

    Law Tips: Experts and the Ethics of Scientific Evidence from Judge Chezem

    Law Tips: Experts and the Ethics of Scientific Evidence from Judge Chezem
    Scientific evidence is an expanding and challenging field. The popularity of ICLEF’s recent seminar entitled Admissibility of Scientific Evidence and Expert Testimony points directly to the value of lawyers keeping abreast of this…
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Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • May 8

    Ever Wonder Which States Are the Best for Business?

    Ever Wonder Which States Are the Best for Business?
    Starting up a new business is always a risky and formidable endeavor, but some states make it easier for entrepreneurs to set up shop than others. In December 2013, The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council released a report that…
  • Apr 22

    The Legacy of “Wills”

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

    Five More Startup Myths Debunked

    Five More Startup Myths Debunked
    Previously, we reviewed five startup myths and unfortunately (at least!) five more need debunking. You can check out the first article here. Innovating and running a company is challenging, and capturing your valuable assets plus making sure…
Rank this Week: 1718

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 1359

That Lawyer Dude

That Lawyer Dude

A family friendly site where people can come to learn about Law, Government, and the Judicial System. By Anthony J. Colleluori.

http://thatlawyerdude.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2280

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Apr 15

    Social media platforms for lawyer

    Social media platforms for lawyer
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch March 2015. I’ve been looking at two new social media platforms designed for lawyers: Mootis (“specifically tailored for what is a vast legal services marketplace that extends far beyond the…
  • Feb 2

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?

    Where has all the GOV stuff gone?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch January 2015 Digital Champion, Martha Lane Fox, first mooted the idea of a single government website back in 2010. Some thought the theory was sound but that delivery would be impossible. Once the project was…
  • Nov 21

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?

    Do lawyers need to be digitally competent?
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch November 2014. I ask this because I have been looking into the future for CPD in the two professions. Both are moving away from measuring CPD hours towards systems based on self-certified continuing competence.…
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Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Apr 12

    My beliefs about “God”

    My beliefs about “God”
    It’s impossible to know the “truth” about anything that’s outside your direct experience. The only direct experience you really have (if you think about it a lot, and come to an honest conclusion) is what YOU think and…
  • Mar 16

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman has a description of the process that goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool…
  • Mar 1

    Are you fooling yourself?

    Are you fooling yourself?
    Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it. Renowned physicist Richard Feynman’s description of the process goes like this: “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and…
Rank this Week: 2590

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Apr 6

    MCLE Compliance in Entry of Appearance and Pleadings (Bar Matter No. 850)

    MCLE Compliance in Entry of Appearance and Pleadings (Bar Matter No. 850)
    [The Supreme Court issued a Resolution dated 17 February 2015 (full text below), which is effective... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 6

    2015 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Result

    2015 Bar Exam: Information, Discussions, Tips, Questions and Result
    The result of the 2014 bar exam was released on 26 March 2015 and, as per our tradition, it’s time... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 4

    Humor, Recruitment and Human Resource

    Humor, Recruitment and Human Resource
    [This joke reminds me of stories told by clients and fellow HR practitioners. It’s a funny... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

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

    Death and Debt

    Death and Debt
    This is a terrible and misleading article and I want to set the record straight regarding debts and death: 1. If your loved one dies (who is not your spouse) and the loved one leaves behind debt, the survivors are NOT responsible for that…
  • Feb 25

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES: ACCOUNTS IN JOINT TENANCY

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES: ACCOUNTS IN JOINT TENANCY
    This is the third article in a series, Fatal Estate Planning Mistakes, which focuses on "war stories" regarding common estate planning mistakes, as seen by a probate and trust litigator.  These stories are meant to serve as lessons for…
  • Feb 6

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES
    Wills Without WitnessesThis is the second article in the series, Fatal Estate Planning Mistakes, which focuses on "war stories" regarding common estate planning mistakes, as seen by a probate and trust litigator.  These stories are meant…
Rank this Week: 3025

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Mar 12

    What’s Cool? Indentation is Cool!

    What’s Cool? Indentation is Cool!
    A small, innovative group like ours is continually forced to make difficult decisions about what projects to take on next.  We just haven’t got the time to try all the things we can think up.  As a result, we’ve had to…
  • Mar 12

    Tax Help from the LII

    Tax Help from the LII
    No, we’re not talking about a tax-deductible donation to the LII (this time–but, feel free to go ahead and donate if you’d like). We’re here instead to introduce a new feature you might not have noticed in 26…
  • Mar 12

    LII Staff Profile: Sylvia Kwakye

    LII Staff Profile: Sylvia Kwakye
    She’s baaaack!  Former LII employee Sylvia Kwakye recently returned to Ithaca, and we are lucky to add her to our staff as a Text Systems Developer. “I practice the dark arts of data mining and natural language processing to…
Rank this Week: 1464

@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
  • Feb 27

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part II: Peace Talk

    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part II: Peace Talk
    It has been nearly ten months since my neighbor, Howard Bowe, was shot by police in his home. It has been nearly six months since I first wrote about the incident. Exceptionally little media coverage has been given to the death of Bowe or his…
  • Jan 27

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

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

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

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
Rank this Week: 1804