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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: 8

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jan 18

    Supreme Court rejects appeal by banks in Libor suit

    Supreme Court rejects appeal by banks in Libor suit
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Tuesday rejected [order list, PDF] an appeal by several large banks asking to dismiss lawsuits brought by private investor groups accusing them of conspiring to manipulate the Libor…
  • Jan 17

    Europe rights court rules Russia ban on adoption by Americans was discriminatory

    Europe rights court rules Russia ban on adoption by Americans was discriminatory
    [JURIST] The European Court of Human Rights [official website] ruled [judgment] Tuesday that Russia was wrong to ban US citizens from adopting Russian children. In a unanimous decision, the court ruled that Russia’s ban was…
  • Jan 17

    Ukraine files case against Russia in UN's highest court

    Ukraine files case against Russia in UN's highest court
    [JURIST] Ukraine filed suit [press release, PDF] against Russia in the International Court of Justice [official website] on Monday for alleged acts of terrorism and discrimination. The case has been filed for violations under the…
Rank this Week: 11

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jan 18

    January 18 roundup

    January 18 roundup
    Another day, another lawsuit charging a social media company with material support for terrorism. This time it’s Twitter and IS attacks in Paris, Brussels [Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare; Tim Cushing, Techdirt] More: And yet another (Dallas…
  • Jan 17

    Labor and the federal courts roundup

    Labor and the federal courts roundup
    “Labor law in America has reached the absurd point where the NLRB is taking the position that a company can’t tell its employees to have a positive attitude” [Ira Stoll on Trader Joe’s controversy, following on…
  • Jan 16

    EPA cracks down on household wood-burning

    EPA cracks down on household wood-burning
    In Alaska. In winter. [John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist] Earlier here, etc. (San Francisco Bay area). Tags: Alaska, Environmental Protection Agency EPA cracks down on household wood-burning is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the…
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 17

    EPA released its annual Toxics Release Inventory

    EPA released its annual Toxics Release Inventory
    “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today its annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis, which shows releases of toxic chemicals into the air fell 56% from 2005-2015 at industrial facilities submitting data to the…
  • Jan 17

    The Online Atlas of Urban Expansion

    The Online Atlas of Urban Expansion
    “The Atlas of Urban Expansion, an open-source online resource with maps, satellite images, and data on spatial changes in cities around the world, has been revised and updated. The new database is a partnership of the Lincoln Institute…
  • Jan 17

    Paper – Protected Class Gatekeeping

    Paper – Protected Class Gatekeeping
    Clarke, Jessica A., Protected Class Gatekeeping (January 12, 2017). New York University Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 1, 2017. Available for download at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2898532 “Courts routinely begin their analyses of…
Rank this Week: 18

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jan 18

    ShoreGate Partners acquires Annapolis warehouse for $5.5M

    ShoreGate Partners acquires Annapolis warehouse for $5.5M
    Easton-based commercial real estate investment, management and and development firm ShoreGate Partners purchased a 32,000-square-foot retail/warehouse property in the Annapolis Design District for $5.5 million. The firm purchased the 63…
  • Jan 18

    Sandy Hook parent helps train Md. school workers on safety

    Sandy Hook parent helps train Md. school workers on safety
    The mother of a child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and a Connecticut State Police trooper who investigated the incident are leading a safety training session for school workers in Frederick. The daylong event Wednesday…
  • Jan 18

    Frosh joins AGs group in opposing Sessions’ nomination

    Frosh joins AGs group in opposing Sessions’ nomination
    Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined five other attorneys general in urging the U.S. Senate to reject Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination as U.S. Attorney General. In a letter sent to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck…
Rank this Week: 45

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jan 13

    E.U. Starts to Ponder Whether Future Robots Could Have Legal Right

    E.U. Starts to Ponder Whether Future Robots Could Have Legal Right
    The idea a Roomba possessing legal rights may be preposterous. But as robots get smarter and more human-like, the question of recognizing the legal status of “electronic persons” could be taken more seriously. At least in…
  • Jan 13

    AM Roundup: New Scrutiny of Clinton Probe

    AM Roundup: New Scrutiny of Clinton Probe
    Law Blog rounds up the morning’s legal news: Comey’s call:  The Justice Department’s inspector general launched an investigation into how the head of the FBI and his deputy handled probes into Democratic presidential…
  • Jan 12

    SpongeBob and Krusty Krab Prevail in Real-Life Trademark Battle

    SpongeBob and Krusty Krab Prevail in Real-Life Trademark Battle
    It’s an underwater restaurant that caters to sea creatures, owned by a penny-pinching crab and exists in a cartoon universe. The Krusty Krab may not be real like or Red Lobster, but its trademark rights are no fiction. A federal…
Rank this Week: 50

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    Gender, the State, and the 1977 International Women's Year Conference

    Gender, the State, and the 1977 International Women's Year Conference
    [We have the following announcement of Gender, the State, and the 1977 International Women's Year Conference, an NEH Summer Seminar hosted by Drs. Nancy Beck Young and Leandra Zarnow.]In November 1977, 2000 elected delegates and 20,000…
  • Jan 17

    Schlegel on Hohfeld and the American Legal Academe

    Schlegel on Hohfeld and the American Legal Academe
    Trust me: this one is a gem.  John Henry Schlegel, University at Buffalo Law School, has posted Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld: On the Difficulty of Becoming a Law Professor, which is forthcoming in The Legacy of Wesley Hohfeld: Edited Major…
  • Jan 17

    Workshop on Modern East Asian Law in Global Perspective

    Workshop on Modern East Asian Law in Global Perspective
    [We have the following Call for Papers.  We understand that the workshop is funded by the American Society for Legal History as well as the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and that the conference organizers are especially interested in…
Rank this Week: 103

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: 106

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: 150

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

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

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Procreation Question

    The Procreation Question
    When you talk to traditional marriage advocates, there is always the procreation question.  That is, allowing gays or lesbians to get married cannot lead to naturally conceived children.  If the only purpose of marriage in this…
  • Mar 27

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."
    Roger Simon argues that those among the gay/lesbian community who seek to get married are just as bourgeois as those middle class heterosexuals who want to get married.  These are people who are committed to what Simon…
  • Mar 26

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 157

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: 171

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jan 18

    Tort Reform, Externalities, and Balance

    Tort Reform, Externalities, and Balance
    Now that the new administration plans to throw healthcare back on the table, we’ll surely hear once again about the virtues of tort reform. A perennial conservative salve for seemingly every economic ill, tort reform reduces…
  • Jan 18

    Lawsuit Alleges School Should Have Stopped Abuse

    Lawsuit Alleges School Should Have Stopped Abuse
    The family of abuse victim is convinced school personnel should have instituted a better screening process for its employees. The post Lawsuit Alleges School Should Have Stopped Abuse appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Jan 18

    The TPP Is Out, But What About a U.S.-Japanese Free Trade Agreement?

    The TPP Is Out, But What About a U.S.-Japanese Free Trade Agreement?
    With Trump’s inauguration only a couple days away, some in the political arena are still holding out hope that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will survive, despite the fact that Congress effectively put a stop to it, much to…
Rank this Week: 211

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/
  • 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…
  • Sep 26

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story

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

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?

    The Astrodome as a . . . garage?
    Really? This is what over a decade of Astrodome redevelopment plans have come to? The Astrogarage? That’s not exactly the stuff of grand legacies. So, here is my unsolicited advice for County leaders. Rather than continuing to waste…
Rank this Week: 212

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 224

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday January 18, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 18, 2017 at 6:15am PSTWhere all matrimonial issues have been resolved as at the…
  • Jan 17

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday January 17, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 17, 2017 at 7:03am PSTOntario employees are prohibited from discrimination…
  • Jan 16

    Top 10 Legal Headline

    Top 10 Legal Headline
    Here are your Top 10 legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter last week.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 16, 2017 at 8:03am PST- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit…
Rank this Week: 279

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    Charles Dickens and Copyright Law @dkluft

    Charles Dickens and Copyright Law @dkluft
    A piece on Charles Dickens and copyright law, from David Kluft, at JDSupra.  Mr. Kluft traces the English author's interest in copyright back at least as far as The Pickwick Papers, which he dedicated to Thomas Talfourd, an early…
  • Jan 17

    Call For Papers: Litigating Women: Negotiating Justice In Courts of Law, From Around 1100 to Around 1750

    Call For Papers: Litigating Women: Negotiating Justice In Courts of Law, From Around 1100 to Around 1750
    Call for papers: Litigating Women: negotiating justice in courts of law, c. 1100-c. 1750. Here is a description of the event from the website.We are pleased to announce a two-day symposium on the female litigant in the medieval and early…
  • Jan 17

    Law and Star Trek: A Talk By Professor Fabrice Defferrard @FDefferrard1 @thewssociety

    Law and Star Trek: A Talk By Professor Fabrice Defferrard @FDefferrard1 @thewssociety
    Professor Fabrice Defferrard presents a talk on Thursday, February 23, 2017, at The Signet Library, Parliament Square, Edinburgh, on law and Star Trek, based on his book Le droit selon Star Trek, which will be published in the UK (I…
Rank this Week: 324

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Case Management Platform Debuting Today Offers A Twist on Pricing

    Case Management Platform Debuting Today Offers A Twist on Pricing
    Debuting today is a new cloud-based case management platform called Case.one that promises to enable attorneys to work collaboratively on litigation, exchange information, manage their time and billing, create invoices and monitor their…
  • Jan 17

    ROSS Artificial Intelligence Outperforms Westlaw and LexisNexis, Study Find

    ROSS Artificial Intelligence Outperforms Westlaw and LexisNexis, Study Find
    ROSS Intelligence, the artificial intelligence legal research platform, outperforms Westlaw and LexisNexis in finding relevant authorities, in user satisfaction and confidence, and in research efficiency, and is virtually certain to deliver a…
  • Jan 13

    More Information on Changes to Legaltech New

    More Information on Changes to Legaltech New
    Earlier this week, this blog reported that Legaltech News, the ALM-owned legal technology magazine, will cease publishing as a stand-alone magazine and instead be published as a quarterly 24-page technology section that will appear in…
Rank this Week: 359

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

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

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Jan 6

    Inside Trump’s EPA Pick and Possible Implication

    Inside Trump’s EPA Pick and Possible Implication
    On December 7, 2016, President-elect Trump chose Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as his nominee to head the Environment Protection Agency, better known as the EPA. Some have said that Pruitt is a climate change denier and an advocate…
  • Dec 21

    The Supreme Court Under President Trump

    The Supreme Court Under President Trump
    After a fight to the finish, Donald J. Trump has been elected President of the United States. With his presidency comes the role of appointing Justices to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has had its share of controversy. So who will…
  • Dec 13

    Inside the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest at Standing Rock

    Inside the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest at Standing Rock
    Since April, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, alongside other Native American tribes, have been protesting the construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ Dakota Access Pipeline. The tribe claims that this pipeline, which will stretch from…
Rank this Week: 327

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jan 17

    Can a Miscarriage Be a Wrongful Death Claim?

    Can a Miscarriage Be a Wrongful Death Claim?
    A recent decision from the Alabama Supreme Court allows a woman to proceed forward with a wrongful death suit against her obstetrician after suffering a miscarriage.  While the decision has rocked a few boats, the Court only affirmed…
  • Jan 16

    Bieber and Usher “Usher” Out Copyright Claim

    Bieber and Usher “Usher” Out Copyright Claim
    Many of the most famous musicians have faced high-profile copyright cases accusing them of stealing their music from another artist. From Led Zeppelin to the Beatles to Skrillex to the guy who wrote the Ghostbusters theme song, the list of…
  • Jan 11

    Driving With FaceTime: Apple Faces Lawsuit from Grieving Family

    Driving With FaceTime: Apple Faces Lawsuit from Grieving Family
    Talking on a hand-held cell phone while driving. Texting while driving. Both of these activities are major causes of accidents that have now been banned in most states. However, with the development of technology, a new problematic activity…
Rank this Week: 417

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Jan 14

    Netflix, Voi Siete Stronzi

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

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

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

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On

    Charlie Hebdo, One Year On
    It’s been just over a year since the Charlie Hebdo murders, and I thought it was time to do a little more than simply defy, although I do love that that was Ken’s way of commemorating the date. On January 7, 2015, a group of…
Rank this Week: 433

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • 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…
  • Jan 12

    AANDEELHOUDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID

    AANDEELHOUDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID
    De aandeelhouder als schaduwbestuurder Niet alleen bestuurders en commissarissen van een vennootschap kunnen persoonlijk aansprakelijk zijn voor hun doen en laten, maar een aandeelhouder onder omstandigheden evenzeer. Uitgegaan wordt van het…
  • Jan 11

    BESTUURDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID OP DE BES-EILANDEN

    BESTUURDERSAANSPRAKELIJKHEID OP DE BES-EILANDEN
    Niet iedere fout leidt tot aansprakelijkheid Wat het leerstuk bestuurdersaansprakelijkheid op de BES-eilanden (Bonaire, St. Eustatius en Saba) betreft gaat het om de persoonlijke aansprakelijkheid van de bestuurder voor zijn doen en/of laten…
Rank this Week: 499

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

Life, law and the Internet - news, information and commentary from Rick Klau.

http://tins.rklau.com/
  • Oct 5

    My unconsciously biased address book

    My unconsciously biased address book
    The 20% problemEarlier this year, I cleaned up my contacts and became interested in what the gender split would look like for my address book. Not only was it no better than my Twitter experiment from last year, the numbers were exactly the…
  • Oct 1

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network
    A month or so ago, I got to wondering whether there was any way to determine the gender of my LinkedIn network. Surprisingly, LinkedIn doesn't even ask for gender on sign-up, so I couldn't just pull the info directly from LinkedIn. And I…
  • Dec 4

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo
    A couple years ago, I wrote about my first serious attempt to organize my family’s photos. 50,000 digital photos spanning more than a decade — scattered across multiple computers, phones, cameras, and hard drives. It…
Rank this Week: 501

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: 546

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/
Rank this Week: 590

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: 562

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
  • Dec 14

    Proposed Amnesty for Unpaid Estate Taxe

    Proposed Amnesty for Unpaid Estate Taxe
    (Note: Full text of House Bill No. 1889 and House Bill No. 3010 reproduced below.) The Ways and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 13

    December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017 Declared as National Holidays: Proclamation No. 117 (Full Text)

    December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2017 Declared as National Holidays: Proclamation No. 117 (Full Text)
    MALACANAN PALACE MANILA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES PROCLAMATION NO. 117 DECLARING 26... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 8

    Death Penalty in the Philippine

    Death Penalty in the Philippine
    The sitting President of the Philippines favors the reimposition of death penalty, also called... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 534

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

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

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

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

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

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

    [DWD] Hoosier Hot 50: Job of the Month

    [DWD] Hoosier Hot 50: Job of the Month
    Each month, this newsletter will highlight one of the Hoosier Hot 50 (HH50) jobs. HH50 is a listing of the fastest growing, high-wage  jobs of tomorrow. The list’s ranking is based on expected demand and wages in 2022 for the state…
Rank this Week: 556

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Sep 3

    Six Great Movies About Addiction

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

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow

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

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
Rank this Week: 626

The Law and other Anomalies

The Law and other Anomalies

By Steve Honig.

http://www.honiglawblog.com
  • Jul 9

    SEC to Act on Public Advertising of Private Placements?

    SEC to Act on Public Advertising of Private Placements?
    The SEC has announced that at its July 10 meeting (tomorrow!) it will take up implementation of the JOBS Act provision to allow in effect public advertising of private placements.  This provision was included in the Act in an effort to…
  • Jun 10

    Financing Med Devices 2013

    Financing Med Devices 2013
    It is not a secret that funding for med devices remains depressed compared to the heyday period up to 2008 --  but this may be the new normal.  What are the current groundrules? Suggestions from the June 7 conference held by Mass…
  • May 15

    Investing in Today's Market Environment

    Investing in Today's Market Environment
     With the stock market charging ahead, how should you be investing your money?  At a program presented May 15th by Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, while noting that each portfolio should reflect that investor’s goals,…
Rank this Week: 619

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jan 16

    Payback is a mutha – Washington Bar hikes dues 141%.

    Payback is a mutha – Washington Bar hikes dues 141%.
    In 2012, a member referendum cut Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) dues from $450 to $325. Members were thrilled. Lawyers elsewhere were envious. From WSBA leaders, teeth-gnashing and underwear-twisting ensued. But truth be told, the…
  • Jan 10

    Court petition filed to split up Arizona Bar’s regulatory functions from its trade association activities.

    Court petition filed to split up Arizona Bar’s regulatory functions from its trade association activities.
    A petition was filed today asking the Arizona Supreme Court to amend Rule 32(c) and (d) so as to split the functions of the State Bar of Arizona into two distinct subsets, a mandatory membership organization (“Mandatory Bar”) and…
  • Jan 6

    Brokenness and broken justice.

    Brokenness and broken justice.
    Over the holidays, I finished reading lawyer and social activist Bryan Stevenson’s extraordinary memoir, Just Mercy. Not only does Stevenson humanize the incarcerated by telling their stories but he goes marrow deep in describing…
Rank this Week: 725

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/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 684

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 816

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Oct 10

    The need for technological competence

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

    Brexit for lawyer

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

    Never mind the quantity

    Never mind the quantity
    My latest post on the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. Image: By Eric Fischer on Flickr.
Rank this Week: 847

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 860

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jan 18

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion

    Chart: Compare Summary Judgment to Other Motion
    When considering whether to move for summary judgment or summary adjudication, always assess whether there are better procedures available for narrowing the issues or terminating the litigation. Keep the following chart handy to help you…
  • Jan 13

    Say It Early and Often

    Say It Early and Often
    The most important concept to remember in organizing your statements to the jury, whether during opening statement or closing argument, is the “rule of primacy”: Jurors tend to believe what they hear first and most frequently.…
  • Jan 11

    Watch Out for Probationary Employees Getting Implied Contract Right

    Watch Out for Probationary Employees Getting Implied Contract Right
    Employers often set up an “introductory” or “probationary” period for initial evaluation of new employees. There’s often a performance evaluation at the end of this period, and employers may believe they have…
Rank this Week: 1271

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

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

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

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

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

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

    Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?

    Do You Need a Motor Lawyer?
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post When most people are stopped by the police and given a ticket, or are caught on camera and receive a notice in the post, the majority pay the fine and take the…
Rank this Week: 1442

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

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

    FOUR ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS

    FOUR ESTATE PLANNING TOOLS EVERYONE NEEDS
    WARNING: At some point in your life the unexpected will happen.  If that “unexpected” is sickness, becoming mentally incompetent, or dying, you will need certain legal tools to get you through that period.  As you are…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1410

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: 1197

HuskerBlawgs

HuskerBlawgs

Nebraska law and trials. Published by Stan Sipple.

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

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

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

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

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

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    How are you? http://azovschool5.ru/olf/passing.php Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
Rank this Week: 1252

Beyond the Underground

Beyond the Underground

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

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

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S

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

    SELECTIONS FROM MY

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

    TYPES OF LAWYERS

    TYPES OF LAWYERS
    TYPES OF LAWYERS #8: THE PARTNER WHO GOLFS . . . Shhh! The partner-who-golfs is teeing off, and he never likes it when you chuckle during his backswing. So you don't. Instead, you stand quietly as he adjusts his unorthodox stance,…
Rank this Week: 1237

Demonstrative Evidence

Demonstrative Evidence

By Charles Thomas.

http://demonstrativeevidence.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    Meet Jane Roe

    Meet Jane Roe
    I may be a month late to this party, but at first I dismissed it as an insignificant piece of bizarro non-news, the opposite of a human interest story. More of a human freakshow.A single mother of six, undergoes in vitro and has octuplets. …
  • Jan 7

    How to have a college football playoff system in four easy step

    How to have a college football playoff system in four easy step
    The infrequent blawgger returns to post about college football? Yeah - it's my blog. Deal.As it currently stands, and I am intentionally oversimplifying here, the college football championship is currently decided by consensus. The BCS is…
  • Aug 17

    Why law school sucks, part I

    Why law school sucks, part I
    Imagine you are a medical student. What if you were allowed to ignore an entire system of the body in order to study something cool and very difficult to get into, like plastic surgery? You wouldn't be much of a doctor - even plastic…
Rank this Week: 1204

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Jan 17

    Aging and Financial Decision-Making: Do Mom and Dad Need Your Help?

    Aging and Financial Decision-Making: Do Mom and Dad Need Your Help?
    A recent study out of the University of Alabama identified key warning signs that signal that aging adults are suffering from a decline in financial decision-making abilities. Researchers found that early warning signs that may be present…
  • Jan 11

    Surviving a WNY Winter

    Surviving a WNY Winter
    If you live in Western New York, you know that winters can be brutal.  The following are tips that you can use to stay safe in the winter weather:
  • Jan 5

    NYCRR Title 9 Amendment

    NYCRR Title 9 Amendment
    As of January 4, 2017, New York State regulations regarding brokers' treatment of consumer funds, real estate course subjects and hours, as well as business card requirements, were amended.   The changes are generally helpful for…
Rank this Week: 1496

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jan 16

    You know MLK Jr., but do you know these 10 facts?

    You know MLK Jr., but do you know these 10 facts?
    MLK Jr. was a minister and social activist who played a major role in the civil rights movement. We have 10 lesser known facts to celebrate his birthday.The post You know MLK Jr., but do you know these 10 facts? appeared first on Rocket…
  • Jan 13

    Running a 21st Century Legal Plan Practice

    Running a 21st Century Legal Plan Practice
    Good practice management means less administrative time/cost and increased client satisfaction. We provide tips to get you there.The post Running a 21st Century Legal Plan Practice appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Jan 11

    Customer stories: Meet Chri

    Customer stories: Meet Chri
    We interviewed Chris Breene a small business owner. Chris Breene shares his struggle with illness and what inspired him to start GFTB.The post Customer stories: Meet Chris appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 2191

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Dec 15

    A Trip to Washington, and a Puzzler

    A Trip to Washington, and a Puzzler
    From time to time, we travel to Washington DC to meet with friends, supporters, and collaborators.  Last month, Sara, Craig and I visited collaborators at 18F (the Federal team dedicated to improving government websites), the National…
  • Dec 15

    Say “Oh Yeah” for Oyez

    Say “Oh Yeah” for Oyez
    Back in June we announced our involvement in taking over control of the popular Supreme Court audio website Oyez.  We were a logical choice for Oyez because our missions of public access to the law aligned perfectly, and our affiliation…
  • Dec 15

    LII Staff Profile: Kimball Bighorse, Web Developer

    LII Staff Profile: Kimball Bighorse, Web Developer
    Kimball Bighorse chose Stanford University because its well-known Native American program draws students from many tribes. However, he didn’t study Native Americans; he studied Symbolic Systems. That includes, he explained,…
Rank this Week: 1613

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: 1856