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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/
  • Apr 18

    UN rights office concerned by intensified fighting in Ukraine

    UN rights office concerned by intensified fighting in Ukraine
    [JURIST] Spokesperson for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) [official website], Ravina Shamdasani, expressed concern [press release] Friday at the “dire human rights situation” in Ukraine after…
  • Apr 18

    Oklahoma passes nitrogen gas execution bill

    Oklahoma passes nitrogen gas execution bill
    [JURIST] Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin [official website] on Friday signed into law a bill [HB 1879, PDF] that allows for the use of nitrogen gas in executions if lethal injection is ruled unconstitutional by the US Supreme Court [official…
  • Apr 18

    El Salvador lawmakers advance constitutional measure to limit marriage to one man and one woman

    El Salvador lawmakers advance constitutional measure to limit marriage to one man and one woman
    [JURIST] The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador [official website, in Spanish] on Thursday approved a measure to amend the constitution [text, PDF, in Spanish] to limit marriage and adoption to couples with only one man and one woman. The…
Rank this Week: 14

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 18

    CPS vs. free-range parents: are there Constitutional issues?

    CPS vs. free-range parents: are there Constitutional issues?
    Per Ilya Somin, there might be: “In two landmark cases in the 1920s, Meyer v. Nebraska and Pierce v. Society of Sisters, the Supreme Court ruled that the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment protects parents’ and…
  • Apr 18

    Doonesbury and disrespect, cont’d

    Doonesbury and disrespect, cont’d
    Reminder: as you lie bleeding to death on your office floor for drawing satire, Garry Trudeau will sneer at you for “punching down.” Greg Lukianoff and Patheos’s “Terry Firma” weigh in on the…
  • Apr 17

    Latest high-stakes offense: lost-dog posters in D.C.?

    Latest high-stakes offense: lost-dog posters in D.C.?
    It’s unclear whether the District of Columbia’s $300 penalty for affixing signs in public places is per offending sign or per offending course of conduct, which means that when Roger Horowitz and friends put up thousands of fliers…
Rank this Week: 18

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 18

    Devastating Impact of Global Pollution

    Devastating Impact of Global Pollution
    David C. Roberts – Quartz – “Every year, outdoor air pollution kills more people worldwide than malaria and HIV combined. People in China, particularly in its largest cities, are some of the most affected, since the…
  • Apr 18

    NOAA – Status of US Fishing Stocks 2014

    NOAA – Status of US Fishing Stocks 2014
    Overfishing and Overfished Numbers Hit All-Time Lows – “As a result of the combined efforts of NOAA Fisheries, the regional fishery management councils, and all our partners, the number of stocks listed as subject to overfishing…
  • Apr 18

    Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata

    Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata
    Kelly J. Thompson – “What If I Break It?”: Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata: code{4}lib Journal – Issue 28, 2015-04-15: “Libraries are constantly challenged to…
Rank this Week: 21

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 17

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family
    A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. Mint must return 10 rare gold coins to the heirs of a Philadelphia coin dealer who obtained them decades ago under mysterious circumstances.
  • Apr 17

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family
    A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. Mint must return 10 rare gold coins to the heirs of a Philadelphia coin dealer who obtained them decades ago under mysterious circumstances.
  • Apr 17

    Ohio Settles Dispute Over Early Voting System

    Ohio Settles Dispute Over Early Voting System
    Ohio officials have reached a settlement with voter-rights groups over the election schedule in one of the nation’s most closely-watched presidential swing states.
Rank this Week: 28

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    “[T]he concept of a legal ‘right to work,' harkens back to the early Twentieth Century when this and other substantive due process doctrines were used to strike down Progressive labor laws,” writes former LHB Guest Blogger…
  • Apr 17

    "Scale": Institute for Advanced Study Fellowships at Durham University

    "Scale": Institute for Advanced Study Fellowships at Durham University
    [We have the following announcement.]The Institute of Advanced Study is Durham University’s major interdisciplinary research institute, providing a central forum for debate and collaboration across the entire disciplinary spectrum. The…
  • Apr 16

    Kousser on Voting Rights Disputes, 1957-2013

    Kousser on Voting Rights Disputes, 1957-2013
    J. Morgan Kousser, California Institute of Technology, has posted Do the Facts of Voting Rights Support Chief Justice Roberts's Opinion in Shelby County? which is forthcoming in Transatlantica 1 (2015):In June, 2013, a 5-4 majority of the…
Rank this Week: 56

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?

    Do Lawyers Use Technology To Collaborate?
    Way back in 2008, Dennis Kennedy and I wrote The Lawyer’s Guide to Collaboration Tools and Technologies: Smart Ways to Work Together – hard to believe it has been 7 years since we wrote that book! We recently decided to revisit…
  • Jan 5

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?

    Are Technology Resolutions Important for Lawyers?
    At this time of year, every year, you can count on a regular deluge of articles on New Year’s Resolutions, “getting a fresh start,” and all types of advice to suggest that everything you did last year was a failure, and…
  • Dec 1

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

    Review: Logitech Keys-to-Go Bluetooth Keyboard
    For years, I have used (and recommended) two Bluetooth keyboards, primarily when I am using my iPad. I tend to use Apple’s Wireless Keyboard more; it’s reasonably thin and light, and I like that it’s a full-size…
Rank this Week: 118

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
Rank this Week: 148

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: 162

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: 172

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: 184

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: 203

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: 205

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
Rank this Week: 230

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Getting Your Legal Writing Right

    Getting Your Legal Writing Right
    I remember the time that a favourite client of mine gave me a schooling in the art of legal writing – and proofreading.A retired lawyer (and the consummate gentleman), he had retained me to draft revisions to a fairly complex Last Will…
  • Apr 14

    In Discussion with Mitch Kowalski, 2015 LSUC Bencher Candidate

    In Discussion with Mitch Kowalski, 2015 LSUC Bencher Candidate
    I had a good sit-down today with Mitch Kowalski, 2015 LSUC Bencher candidate, who discusses current issues facing the Law Society of Upper Canada, including governance, ABS, articling, professional discipline and the future of paralegals.It's…
  • Apr 13

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of April 6, 2015

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for the week of April 6, 2015
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter:Animal activists try a new gambit to help chickens, coyotes: Walkom Kathleen Wynne still has concerns about prostitution lawWhy the 2015 LSUC Bencher Election Deserves Your…
Rank this Week: 311

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

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

    Rhetorical Firepower In the Nineteenth-Century Courtroom

    Rhetorical Firepower In the Nineteenth-Century Courtroom
    Simon Stern, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, has published Forensic Oratory and the Jury Trial in Nineteenth-CenturyAmerica. Here is the abstract.The institution of the jury underwent radical change in the United States during the…
  • Apr 18

    2 Broke Girls and the Model Release

    2 Broke Girls and the Model Release
    On the February 23, 2015 episode of 2 Broke Girls ("2 Broke Girls and the Great Unwashed"), Caroline and Max wait on a customer (Valerie Harper), who turns out to be a famous photographer. Without their knowledge, she takes their photos, as…
  • Apr 18

    The CSI Syndrome

    The CSI Syndrome
    Forensics shows continue to be popular; a new one, CSI Cyber,  recently made its debut. Most  forensics experts will tell us that what happens on these shows bears little resemblance to reality, and yet lay audiences enjoy them…
Rank this Week: 332

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/
  • 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…
  • Aug 12

    Measure twice, cut once

    Measure twice, cut once
    Finally got a chance to try out writing on Medium, @ev's new platform for writing on the web. I loved the experience, and expect I'll use it some more in the months ahead to get out a few other posts I've been thinking about. I wrote…
  • May 14

    How Google sets Goals: OKR

    How Google sets Goals: OKR
    (cross-posted from the Google Ventures Startup Lab blog.) On the day Google’s acquisition of FeedBurner closed in 2007, it was also the first day of a new quarter at Google. My new manager at Google asked me to draft my OKRs for him to…
Rank this Week: 333

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 3

    Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: A Discussion about Gender Equality in Law

    Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: A Discussion about Gender Equality in Law
    In this episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi interview Laurel Bellows, former president of the American Bar Association, Renwei Chung, featured columnist and contributor to Above the Law, and Professor Melissa…
  • Mar 20

    Driving While Intoxicated: Prescription Drugs, Recliners, Wheels, and Hoove

    Driving While Intoxicated: Prescription Drugs, Recliners, Wheels, and Hoove
    We all know that drinking and driving is a serious and dangerous offense. But it may surprise you that drivers are being charged with DWI for taking prescription drugs while riding bicycles, horses, and yes Segways. In this episode of Lawyer…
Rank this Week: 356

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 8

    Kevin Carr - round the world runner from Devon!

    Kevin Carr - round the world runner from Devon!
    What a privilege to get out and support Kevin Carr today as he comes towards the end of his gruelling round the world run. All things being well, by tomorrow evening he will have broken the record for running over 16,000 miles around the…
  • Mar 25

    Focus On: Reasons Why Will Writing Is Important for Everybody

    Focus On: Reasons Why Will Writing Is Important for Everybody
    Brought to you by our friends at Vincents Solicitors Dying without a will – or intestate – is an unfortunately common problem. As of 2014, 48% of the UK’s 64 million population had not made a will. This represents at…
  • Mar 16

    What You Need To Know About the New Drug Driving Law

    What You Need To Know About the New Drug Driving Law
    Brought to you by our friends at Barlow Robbins Solicitors Despite the zero-tolerance approach to drink-driving that the law has long taken, drug driving law has always been noticeably less comprehensive. Perhaps due to the higher numbers…
Rank this Week: 358

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Mar 24

    RB216: The Internet — A Yearbook

    RB216: The Internet — A Yearbook
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg In Radio Berkman 216 we tackle the web as we know it in 2014-2015. Hate speech online, freedom of speech online, censorship and surveillance online, and, of course, whether our smart machines are out…
  • Mar 10

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response [AUDIO]

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response [AUDIO]
    The citizen response to 2012′s Hurricane Sandy was in many important ways more effective than the response from established disaster response institutions like FEMA. New York-based response efforts like Occupy Sandy leveraged…
  • Mar 10

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response

    Willow Brugh on Distributed and Digital Disaster Response
    The citizen response to 2012′s Hurricane Sandy was in many important ways more effective than the response from established disaster response institutions like FEMA. New York-based response efforts like Occupy Sandy leveraged…
Rank this Week: 407

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
Rank this Week: 429

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Slideshow: Clio’s New iPad App

    Slideshow: Clio’s New iPad App
    At ABA Techshow this week, the cloud practice management application Clio launched a dedicated iPad app. Above is a slideshow of screencaps from the new app. The app allows users to: Get full access to their case files. View a case…
  • Apr 17

    Friday Round-Up: Catching Up On A Busy Week of Tech New

    Friday Round-Up: Catching Up On A Busy Week of Tech New
    Lots of news over the past week, thanks to the confluence of three major conferences: ABA Techshow in Chicago, the ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division in Honolulu, and the Legal Marketing Association annual conference in…
  • Apr 16

    Clio Users Can Now Get Cash Before Their Clients Pay Invoice

    Clio Users Can Now Get Cash Before Their Clients Pay Invoice
    For some time now, the practice management Clio has been expanding the capabilities it offers its customers partly through integrations with third-party applications. An interesting integration announced today is between Clio and Fundbox, a…
Rank this Week: 492

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: 512

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Mar 1

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi

    Androgel lawyers file low testosterone lawsuit in Illinoi
    Low Testosterone Lawyers have filed the following Androgel lawsuit in Illinois: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOISEASTERN DIVISION______________________________Richard C. Kelly, Sr., : COMPLAINT AND DEMAND: FOR…
  • Feb 28

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live

    Risperdal & Gynecomastia - Tricking Teenage Boys Into Transgendered Live
    The past decade has seen a rise in lawsuits surrounding gender and sex identity issues. For example, in 2012, the news followed Jenna Talackova, a transgendered beauty queen, as she battled Donald Trump to gain eligibility to compete in the…
  • Jun 12

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing

    Surgical Removals of Mirena IUD Increasing
    A number of lawsuits have arisen due to the complications caused by the use of intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs).  It has been shown that with the increase in popularity of IUDs, there has been a notable rise of cases where…
Rank this Week: 528

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • 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.”…
  • Mar 21

    I’ll take the other Birdman instead.

    I’ll take the other Birdman instead.
    I finally saw Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). I wish I’d stayed virtuously ignorant. As an avid movie-goer, I try to see all the Academy Award Best Picture Nominees before the annual self-congratulatory award show…
  • Mar 12

    A life well said.

    A life well said.
    Long time readers know I’m continually inspired by ‘seize-the-day’ true believers of any age and persuasion, but especially by those still sucking the marrow out of life — even as the sun ebbs. Last July, I was…
Rank this Week: 604

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/
  • Apr 16

    Teaching the Students We Have – The Changing Student Body

    Teaching the Students We Have – The Changing Student Body
    Yesterday’s Bloomberg Business article leads with a startling headline:  The Smartest People Are Opting Out of Law School. It seems that while law school matriculation numbers have been declining, in addition, far fewer…
  • Apr 15

    Best Practices in Interviewing – an Ethical Conundrum from the Office of an Immigration Clinic

    Best Practices in Interviewing – an Ethical Conundrum from the Office of an Immigration Clinic
    In recent years a term has been coined describing the unfortunate links that have grown up, over the past nearly 20 years, between immigration law and criminal law: crimmigration. Many criminal lawyers have realized the need to educate…
  • Apr 12

    In 1984, I was 33 years old. I was…

    In 1984, I was 33 years old. I was arrogant, judgmental, narcissistic and very full of myself. I was not as interested in justice as I was in winning. To borrow a phrase from Al Pacino in the movie “And Justice for All,”…
Rank this Week: 735

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! ]]
Rank this Week: 720

Law Religion Culture Review

Law Religion Culture Review

Covers the intersection of law, theology and ethics. By Richard J. Radcliffe.

http://lawreligionculturereview.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2014.

    Year in Review, 2014.
    Books Read (in order read)1. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort (2009)2. You Herd Me! I'll Say It If No One Else Will by Colin Cowherd (2013)3. I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains by Chuck Klosterman (2013)4. The…
  • Jan 8

    Year in Review, 2013.

    Year in Review, 2013.
    Books Read (in order read)1. Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens (2011)2. Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony by Jeff Ashton with Lisa Pulitzer (2011)3. Free Will by Sam Harris (2012)4. Full Service by Scotty Bowers with…
  • Jan 2

    Year in Review, 2012.

    Year in Review, 2012.
    Books Read (in no particular order)1. Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments... (2011) by William Ian Miller2. Inside Scientology (2011) by Janet Reitman3. The New New Rules (2011) by Bill Maher4. Here Comes Trouble (2011) by…
Rank this Week: 722

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

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

    San Francisco’s Police Texting Scandal Leads to Extensive Investigation

    San Francisco’s Police Texting Scandal Leads to Extensive Investigation
    In San Francisco, 14 police officers are currently under investigation after racist and homophobic text messages have come to light. Seven officers and former Sargent Ian Furminger are currently suspended while the commission decides if they…
  • Apr 16

    Should Rapists Have Parental Rights?

    Should Rapists Have Parental Rights?
    The Daily Show did a segment on rapists and parental rights last week. Samantha Bee hugged adorable animals while dealing with the reality that women cannot terminate their rapist’s parental rights. Even though proposed laws terminating…
  • Apr 15

    President Obama Calls for an End to Conversion Therapy

    President Obama Calls for an End to Conversion Therapy
    Conversion therapy is the caveman-like practice of “healing” LGBT people. Participants, mostly minors forced in by their parents, undergo extreme brainwash therapy in the hopes of turning them straight. Most conversion therapists…
Rank this Week: 768

PunditMom

PunditMom

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

http://www.punditmom.com/
Rank this Week: 787

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Apr 16

    SUPREME COURT U-TURN

    SUPREME COURT U-TURN
    The bankruptcy of a general partnership (‘VOF’) does not automatically mean the bankruptcy of its partners For many decades the rule had to be adhered to that the bankruptcy of a general partnership (vennootschap onder firma:…
  • Apr 10

    QUASI DIRECTOR OR JUST THE BOSS?

    QUASI DIRECTOR OR JUST THE BOSS?
    This depends on the facts If a legal entity (an NV or BV comes to mind) becomes bankrupt, any director (according to its Articles) becomes jointly and severally liable for the deficit of the bankrupt’s estate if it is apparent that…
  • Apr 3

    LIABILITY OF A NEW PARTNER

    LIABILITY OF A NEW PARTNER
    Supreme Court creates clarity The National Ordinance on Partnerships (Landsverordening personenvennootschappen) of Curacao (1 January 2012) and St. Maarten (1 April 2014) mentions two main variants of the partnership: the public partnership…
Rank this Week: 1127

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Oct 21

    Prizmo

    Prizmo
    Prizmo is a scanning app for iPhone and iPad. It can export in multiple formats and even OCR a scan. Read more about it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 13

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS
    This US Department of Justice app allows for a quick and easy way to find law student interships and attorney jobs too. It's available for iOS now and coming for Android. You can find it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 2

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8
    iOS 8 has some cool new features, check them out here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 1049

Al Nye The Lawyer Guy

Al Nye The Lawyer Guy

Thoughts and Observations from Al Nye.

http://www.alnyethelawyerguy.com/al_nye_the_lawyer_guy/
  • Jul 26

    I've Joined A Firm!

    I've Joined A Firm!
    Wondering why you haven't seen any posts lately? I've joined the law firm of Robinson, Kriger & McCallum. Come give their website a look: http://www.rkmlegal.com/info.php?sec=2&pid=49
  • Apr 29

    Do Your Divorce Right by Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy

    Do Your Divorce Right by Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy
    Do Your Divorce Right By Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy Tower Publishing $16.95 softcover, 377 pages, 978-0-9827955-3-8 (2011) This book should be required reading for all couples going through a contested divorce in Maine – it’s…
  • Apr 3

    Searsport Delighted To Have No New Busine

    Searsport Delighted To Have No New Busine
    As reported in the Portland Press Herald today, the town of Searsport appears delighted to reject a planned a 22 million-gallon liquid propane storage tank in town. This was going to be a $40 million terminal that I can only assume would…
Rank this Week: 1112

Infinity Ranch

Infinity Ranch

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

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

    Los Endo

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

    You Aughta See . . .

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

    You Aughta Hear . . .

    You Aughta Hear . . .
    Back in the days before blogs, I wrote album reviews. Nothing all that substantive, just gut reactions to whatever passed through my world. Ever since I started this blog I've occasionally popped off about music. So it only seems natural,…
Rank this Week: 1122

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Apr 16

    Stress Release Therapy Dogs at Zief!

    Stress Release Therapy Dogs at Zief!
    Do you need to relieve a bit of stress with exams, finals, and graduation knocking at your door? Come and play with our volunteer SF SPCA therapy dogs! They will be visiting Zief Law Library in the Student Commons Area...
  • Apr 16

    National Library Week 2015 Raffle Winners!

    National Library Week 2015 Raffle Winners!
    Zief Law Library is please to announce the six winners of the LexisNexis Study Aids! The lucky students are: Ryan Blackney, Debra Christian, Laura Whiteside, Julie Kantor, Ryan Herrera, and Parviz Iranpour. Congratulations and thanks to…
  • Apr 1

    HeinOnline Boosts Search Relevancy

    HeinOnline Boosts Search Relevancy
    HeinOnline is a great research product, but its search syntax and search algorithm have never been great. HeinOnline just announced improvements to its search algorithm, which should help new HeinOnline searchers quite a bit. First,…
Rank this Week: 1149

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Apr 3

    The System of Fixing the Minimum Wage in the Philippine

    The System of Fixing the Minimum Wage in the Philippine
    Calls for the increase of minimum wages have surfaced with the constant increase of oil prices. This increase in the prices of gasoline and diesel almost always have the effect of raising all prices of goods and commodities. How is minimum…
Rank this Week: 1145

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: 1326

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Apr 17

    Divorce Papers Served by Facebook: Cold or Practical?

    Divorce Papers Served by Facebook: Cold or Practical?
    Calling social media “the next frontier in the developing law of the service of process over the internet,” a New York judge has allowed service of divorce papers via Facebook private messaging. This is either a cold invasion of…
  • Apr 15

    Who’s an Independent Contractor in the New Economy?

    Who’s an Independent Contractor in the New Economy?
    Deciding whether to treat workers as employees or independent contractors is tricky in general and even more so in the context of the new so-called sharing economy. In recent decisions, courts have refused to resolve whether the drivers for…
  • Apr 13

    Using Fiduciary Accountings as a Client Management Tool

    Using Fiduciary Accountings as a Client Management Tool
    When representing a fiduciary such as a conservator or personal representative, you’re often dealing with a lay person who may be feeling overwhelmed by unfamiliar responsibilities. One way to bring the situation under control is to use…
Rank this Week: 1274

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.…
Rank this Week: 1309

Blawg Review

Blawg Review

Reviews law blogs.

http://blawgreview.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 3

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review
    In January 2007, I received an e-mail message from Ed., the mysterious and pseudonymous editor of Blawg Review. By that point, I'd hosted a couple of Blawg Reviews and become a "sherpa", assisting Ed. and the guest hosts to source material…
  • Jul 2

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964
    Blawg Review #324 at the law blog of Texas attorney Paul Kennedy, The Defense Rests, marks this day in 1964 when Lyndon Baines Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ending segregation in the United States, a signature piece of…
  • Jun 3

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special
    From his duck blind on the banks of the Thames, Charon QC watched as Her Majesty's barge and a flotilla of a thousand lesser vessels paraded before an adoring public out in the rain to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's first sixty years.Quite…
Rank this Week: 1368

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/
  • Apr 13

    Help Us With Our Web Re-Design!

    Help Us With Our Web Re-Design!
    On April 21st and April 28th, we will be conducting usability tests on the online research guides created by Harvard librarians. These tests offer a great opportunity to give us your feedback about our guides and have a real impact on how we…
  • Apr 10

    852 RARE: Medieval Manuscripts Online – Magna Carta & More

    852 RARE: Medieval Manuscripts Online – Magna Carta & More
    The HLS Library’s Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce the release of two early manuscript digital collections of interest to students and scholars of medieval Anglo-American legal history. We are grateful to the…
  • Apr 8

    New e-Resources for March 2015

    New e-Resources for March 2015
    The Harvard Library has an astounding number of resources, with new titles coming in every day! For help efficiently navigating it all, make an appointment to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. Among our newest…
Rank this Week: 1397

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/
  • Mar 19

    Destroying the dreams of children.

    Destroying the dreams of children.
    Slate has an article today entitled "New Hampshire Legislators Kill Fourth Graders' Bill, Dreams In Front of Them."  The story concerns how fourth grade students from Hampton Falls, New Hampshire had proposed a bill making the Red Tail…
  • Mar 10

    Is Oklahoma ok?

    Is Oklahoma ok?
    The Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma was shut down this week after a video of members of the fraternity chanting racial slurs hit the Internet.  CNN's story about the incident is here.The CNN story has a number…
  • Feb 26

    Bad at math

    Bad at math
    I have a friend who is a cement mason by trade. Like many construction jobs, in order to be a good cement mason you need to be competent at math. Since I am somewhat math challenged, my friend refers to my mathematical errors as "history…
Rank this Week: 1508

First Impressions

First Impressions

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

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Feb 11

    Business Expansion Update: Multi-Color Corporation

    Business Expansion Update: Multi-Color Corporation
    SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (Jan. 30, 2015) – Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ: LABL), a manufacturer of global label solutions, announced plans to expand its operations, creating up to 154 new jobs by 2020. The Batavia, Ohio-based company…
  • Feb 11

    Indiana Advancing Carbon Fiber Manufacturing

    Indiana Advancing Carbon Fiber Manufacturing
    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 9, 2015) – Indiana will participate in a public-private partnership to expand research, development and job creation in composite material technology, with the U.S. Department of Energy’s selection today of…
  • Feb 11

    Aerorepair Announces Indy Satellite Facility

    Aerorepair Announces Indy Satellite Facility
    INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 13, 2015) – AeroRepair Corp., an aircraft maintenance service provider, announced plans today to locate a satellite facility here, creating up to 27 new jobs by 2018. The Londonderry, New Hampshire-based…
Rank this Week: 1420

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: 1726

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: 1685