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The Believer's Guide to Legal…

The Believer's Guide to Legal Issues

Covers Christianity and law. By Stephen Bloom.

http://thebelieversguidetolegalissues.blogspot.com/
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BrazosLawyers.com

BrazosLawyers.com

Provides legal information based on common client questions in the areas of elder law, estate planning, real estate, small business and taxes. By the Peterson Law Group.

http://brazoslawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Separate Property vs. Community Property

    Separate Property vs. Community Property
    The Texas Family Code defines separate property as: - property owned or claimed by the spouse before marriage;
  • Apr 10

    What is an attorney ad litem?

    What is an attorney ad litem?
    The term ad litem simply means “for the suit”. An attorney ad litem may be appointed or assigned in family law cases or probate cases where representation is deemed necessary by a judge. While the Texas Family Code does not specifically…
  • Apr 8

    How is an LLC different from an LLP?

    How is an LLC different from an LLP?
    A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a hybrid organization that takes aspects of corporations and combines them with the framework of a partnership. The owners of an LLC benefit from the ability to choose to be taxed at the company level,…
Rank this Week: 1508

New Hampshire Law Blog

New Hampshire Law Blog

By Burke & Eisner.

http://nhlawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 18

    Police Officer Civil Rights Violation

    Police Officer Civil Rights Violation
    Police Officer Civil Rights Violations It can be scary and overwhelming to be stopped by the police, arrested, or subjected to a police investigation.  While the majority of police officers follow the law and do what is right, there are some…
  • Feb 13

    How to Stop Bill Collectors Phone Call

    How to Stop Bill Collectors Phone Call
    By Sergei Lemberg Sergei is a guest blogger and you can learn more about his services at http://www.stopcollector.com
  • Jan 27

    Police Tasers Can be Dangerou

    Police Tasers Can be Dangerou
    Police tasers are gaining popularity in police departments around the country.  Police tasers were the topic at last month’s session of the Portsmouth Senior Citizens Police Academy.  Police officers showed the seniors gathered at the…
Rank this Week: 1205

Peninsula Virginia Law

Peninsula Virginia Law

Covers news and legal issues for the Peninsula Virginia area in Southeast Virginia.

http://peninsulalaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 15

    Best Law Firms for Women

    Best Law Firms for Women
    You can take or leave "best of" lists, but if you are interested, here's a list of the 50 Best Law Firms For Women. As noted by the Times Dispatch, Hunton Williams, McGuireWoods, and Reed Smith made the list.
  • Aug 8

    "Omnibus" lawsuit challenges the transportation bill

    "Omnibus" lawsuit challenges the transportation bill
    Deciding to take a broad swipe at the transportation bill, attorney Patrick McSweeney, representing eighteen plaintiffs, filed a lawsuit attacking the constitutionality of the transportation bill on many different levels. The article notes…
  • Aug 8

    James City County declines to pass anti-immigration ordinance

    James City County declines to pass anti-immigration ordinance
    After Prince William County and Loudoun County passed ordinances to limit services to persons determined to be "illegal immigrants," James City County Supervisors decided to look into the matter.
Rank this Week: 1285

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jan 30

    Zombie Properties create Issues for Neighborhoods across the Country

    Zombie Properties create Issues for Neighborhoods across the Country
    Recently we’ve all become somewhat obsessed with what’s known as “zombie culture”. Popular movies and shows like World War Z and The Walking Dead spin out tales of survivors of the zombie apocalypse. Some people take…
  • Jan 30

    Philadelphia Detective Becomes a Suspect in Homicide Case

    Philadelphia Detective Becomes a Suspect in Homicide Case
    A Philadelphia police homicide detective has been indicted for obstruction of justice, flight to avoid apprehension, and conspiracy. Ron Dove, a 16-year veteran of the Philadelphia police department, helped his girlfriend, Erica Sanchez, flee…
  • Jan 29

    “Go Topless Day” Advocate Fights Indecent Exposure Fine

    “Go Topless Day” Advocate Fights Indecent Exposure Fine
    Over the past decade, a woman’s right to breastfeed in public has gained significant traction. In fact, the right to breastfeed during work is an often overlooked portion of Obamacare. The success of the breastfeeding movement has…
Rank this Week: 4529

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES

    FATAL ESTATE PLANNING MISTAKES
    Trusts Without Pour-Over Wills            This is the first article in a new series, Fatal Estate Planning Mistakes, which will focus on “war stories” regarding common estate…
  • Jan 23

    FIVE SIGNS YOU NEED A PROBATE AND TRUST ADMINISTRATION ATTORNEY

    FIVE SIGNS YOU NEED A PROBATE AND TRUST ADMINISTRATION ATTORNEY
    A self-represented successor trustee or personal representative (the “Estate Manager”) often ignores warning signs that problems are ahead.  There are a number of signs a Estate Manager is will experience problems and…
  • May 19

    TEAR UP THE WILL—A LESSON REGARDING OLD WILLS

    TEAR UP THE WILL—A LESSON REGARDING OLD WILLS
    Stephen was brilliant.  He graduated top of his class—he married the prettiest girl in town—his children were all above average—and his business ventures always succeeded.  While Stephen truly lived well, he died…
Rank this Week: 3389

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

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

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
  • Jan 30

    January 30, 1835 – Assassination Attempt on President Andrew Jackson

    January 30, 1835 – Assassination Attempt on President Andrew Jackson
    On this day in history, an unemployed and probably insane person named Richard Lawrence made the first ever attempt to kill a sitting United States president. President Andrew Jackson had traveled to the Capitol Building to attend a…
  • Jan 28

    January 28, 1916 – President Wilson Nominates Louis Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court

    January 28, 1916 – President Wilson Nominates Louis Brandeis to the U.S. Supreme Court
    On this day in history, President Woodrow Wilson nominated the successful Boston attorney Louis Brandeis to the Supreme Court. An ugly and hard-fought battle ensued, tinged by anti-Semitism. Brandeis was the first Jew ever nominated for the…
  • Jan 26

    January 26, 1830 – Daniel Webster Delivers “The Most Famous Speech in Senate History”

    January 26, 1830 – Daniel Webster Delivers “The Most Famous Speech in Senate History”
    On this day in history, Massachusetts Senator Daniel Webster began his closing oration on a debate over a proposal by a Connecticut senator to limit federal land sales in the West. Like many debates at the time, the issue quickly changed into…
Rank this Week: 2235

The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Jan 29

    Time Management for Solo/Small Firms (Fast Read)

    Time Management for Solo/Small Firms (Fast Read)
    For an industry that spends most of its time billing in hourly increments many lawyers are very bad at time management. They know how to bill for the time they spend working on a case, but what about the time that they aren’t spending…
  • Jan 20

    Thoughts from a Paperless Lawyer (Fast Read)

    Thoughts from a Paperless Lawyer (Fast Read)
    My office uses plenty of paper.  Consumer bankruptcy, our specialty, requires — at a minimum — a signed forty page petition.  Added to the intake forms, reaffirmation documents, and errata, most of our clients have paper…
  • Jan 15

    How Referral Relationships Will Help Your Firm Prosper

    How Referral Relationships Will Help Your Firm Prosper
    Like many attorneys, you’re probably hesitant to take on prospective clients who bring legal issues outside of your wheelhouse. But by turning away potential cases, you’re doing the individuals — and your firm — a…
Rank this Week: 3428

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jan 29

    NFL: Non-Profit or Corporation? Which Team Are You On?

    NFL: Non-Profit or Corporation? Which Team Are You On?
    Superbowl weekend is upon us! Which team are you rooting for: the Patriots or the Seahawks? This weekend will be a refreshing change of pace for the National Football League (NFL) as it’s been dealing with a series of controversies this…
  • Jan 28

    NYC Detectives Pursue “New” Half-Century Old Murder

    NYC Detectives Pursue “New” Half-Century Old Murder
    It’s too bad “Cold Case” is off the air, because if ever there was a case made for the CBS crime drama about detectives digging up—literally, in many cases—decades-old homicides in order to find the culprit,…
  • Jan 27

    4 Legal Changes Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know

    4 Legal Changes Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know
    It’s that time of year again! You’ve reviewed last year’s performance and now, it’s time to use all that you’ve learned, move forward, and implement all those big plans you have lined up for the new year. But as…
Rank this Week: 2313

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 29

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored
    After the firewall work over the MLK weekend, we lost access to OnLAW (CEB practice guide database) and to our on-campus Lexis printers. We're pleased to report that both problems were resolved this morning, and you should be able to...
  • Jan 23

    USF Email Restored

    USF Email Restored
    It appears that USF personnel are receiving emails again. However, if you sent us an email yesterday and you don't hear back from us within one business day, you may want to resend the email to ensure we receive it.
  • Jan 22

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15
    There will be no Research Librarian on duty Saturday, January 31, 2015.
Rank this Week: 2830

ICLEF Law Tips

ICLEF Law Tips

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

http://iclef.org/category/blog/law-tips/
Rank this Week: 4056

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Jan 27

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

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

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

    Supreme Unanimity on Same-Sex Marriage: It’s About Time
    The issue of same-sex marriage is headed to the Supreme Court and soon the Court will rule that state same-sex marriage bans are unconstitutional. For those who believe that the Court will hold that such bans are constitutional, abandon hope.…
  • Jan 6

    Florida’s New Normal: Marriage Equality

    Florida’s New Normal: Marriage Equality
    Last night, as the clock struck midnight, time ran out on Florida’s shameful experiment on same-sex marriage bans. As soon as the ban was lifted, same-sex couples jumped on the opportunity to get married. At the Broward County…
Rank this Week: 2432

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/
  • Jan 27

    Time to update your Westlaw password

    Time to update your Westlaw password
    Westlaw is requiring users to set new passwords during the week of February 1. This includes all HLS faculty, staff, and students (unless you registered for Westlaw after October 7.) If you change your password now, you won’t…
  • Jan 26

    New on HeinOnline: author profile

    New on HeinOnline: author profile
    Authors of law journal articles may be interested in a new feature at HeinOnline: Author Profile Pages, which show a list of works affiliated with a given author, as well as citation and access statistics, similar to those at…
  • Jan 26

    Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s Wiser: Going Beyond Groupthink to Make Better Decisions, Wed. Feb. 11 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: Cass Sunstein’s Wiser: Going Beyond Groupthink to Make Better Decisions, Wed. Feb. 11 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of  Professor Cass Sunstein’s recently published book with Reid Hastie, Wiser: Going Beyond Groupthink to…
Rank this Week: 2006

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Jan 26

    Safely Clear Snow and Ice

    Safely Clear Snow and Ice
    The importance of removing snow and ice from sidewalks should never be underestimated.  If it is not removed, sidewalks can become so dangerous that it is almost impossible to walk on them.  This can pose a problem for homeowners…
  • Jan 21

    Taking Stock of Your Busine

    Taking Stock of Your Busine
    Slow business cycles provide a unique opportunity for companies to evaluate important and often overlooked aspects of their operation.  In short, this “down” time offers business owners and executives a chance to get their…
  • Jan 21

    Winter Weather Accident

    Winter Weather Accident
    Western New York is known for its severe winter weather, and this year has certainly brought its fair share of cold weather and winter storms.  Winter weather often creates slippery conditions that can significantly increase the risk of…
Rank this Week: 4902

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2829

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

New Jersey Legal Update Podcast

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

http://www.njlawblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Free Educational Seminar – 1031 Exchanges: A Legal and Tax Perspective

    Free Educational Seminar – 1031 Exchanges: A Legal and Tax Perspective
    The law firm of Stark & Stark, the accounting firm of Hill, Barth & King LLC and the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting a free seminar titled “1031 Exchanges: A Legal and Tax Perspective,” which will be…
  • Jan 23

    Dolores Kelley on New Jersey Buzz Radio

    Dolores Kelley on New Jersey Buzz Radio
    Tune in this Sunday, January 25, 2015, at 10:00AM to the New Jersey Buzz Radio Show on AM station 920 to hear Attorney Dolores Kelley, member of the firm’s Business & Corporate Group, discuss the legal services Stark & Stark…
  • Jan 21

    Wet Seal Bankruptcy Filing – When Will Landlords and Trade Creditors Be Paid?

    Wet Seal Bankruptcy Filing – When Will Landlords and Trade Creditors Be Paid?
    Wet Seal, Inc. (“Wet Seal”) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the District of Delaware on Friday, January 16, 2014, known as docket # 15-10081. The company operates 173 stores in 42 states and Puerto Rico. Prior to…
Rank this Week: 2858

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/
  • Jan 14

    A Reluctant Technologist – Best Practices for the 21st Century

    A Reluctant Technologist – Best Practices for the 21st Century
    BLOG Authored by:  Irene Scharf Professor of Law Univ. of Mass. School of Law   From a reluctant technologist:  For several reasons, this year we’ve instituted in the clinics at the law school an email security program to…
  • Jan 10

    Being in the Moment with our Student

    Being in the Moment with our Student
    BLOG post authored by: Irene Scharf Univ. of Mass. School of Law About a month ago, when the President announced that he was taking executive action to address various issues that would assist about 5.5 million immigrants in this country,…
  • Jan 9

    Thanks to all our wonderful readers and contributors, we WON!

    Thanks to all our wonderful readers and contributors, we WON!
    “Best Practices for Legal Education” blog won first place in the ABA Journal Blawg 100’s Careers / Law School category. Our blog garnered more than 150 votes and was one of 13 popular vote winners out of 100 blogs. The…
Rank this Week: 4771

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: 2828

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

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

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    The dawn of trustworthy computing

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

    Transportation, divergence, and the industrial revolution

    Transportation, divergence, and the industrial revolution
    After about 1000 AD northwestern Europe started a gradual switch from using oxen to using horses for farm traction and transportation.  This trend culminated in an eighteenth-century explosion in roads carrying horse-drawn carriages and…
  • Jul 2

    Tweeting

    Tweeting
    https://twitter.com/NickSzabo4
Rank this Week: 2781

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Nov 27

    Folksonomies & Law - Background issues and theoretical perspective

    Folksonomies & Law - Background issues and theoretical perspective
    §.1.- Foreword «If folksonomies work for pictures (Flickr), books (Goodreads), questions and answers (Quora), basically everything else (Delicious), why shouldn’t they work for law?» (Stefania Manzioli) In a post on…
  • Oct 30

    Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization (PIV)

    Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization (PIV)
    Lessons Gained from Parliamentary Information Visualization (PIV) The emerging topic of Parliamentary Informatics (PI) has opened up new terrain in the research of the scope, usefulness and contribution of Informatics to parliamentary…
  • Sep 18

    Is it good enough for the law to be written for lawyers?

    Is it good enough for the law to be written for lawyers?
    If you think that law isn’t written for lawyers, try reading some.  It can even start looking normal after a while (say about the length of time it takes to get through law degree).  But research on the main street impact of…
Rank this Week: 4207

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • 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.…
  • Oct 1

    Big Internet? No thank

    Big Internet? No thank
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch September 2014. The early adopters have been getting restless lately. I’m with them. This is not what we signed up for. Alan Jacobs, writing for The New Atlantis, predicts The End of Big Twitter. Twitter…
  • Aug 7

    Dot rollout – hundreds of new domains hit the street

    Dot rollout – hundreds of new domains hit the street
    Reblogged from Legal Web Watch July/August 2014. It's sobering to reflect that 20 years ago most businesses, even big businesses, didn't know the first thing about the nascent internet. McDonalds had not yet even registered McDonalds.com.…
Rank this Week: 2807

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • Oct 29

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE
    Whit Drake is a personal injury lawyer based in Birmingham, AL. He heads his practice, Drake Law Firm, along with his wife Katherine Drake. The attorneys aim to provide clients[...]The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: WHIT DRAKE appeared first on…
  • Oct 22

    Exoneration Map

    Exoneration Map
    The post Exoneration Map appeared first on Legal News & Information.
  • Sep 22

    5 Things You Should Never Do During a Divoce

    5 Things You Should Never Do During a Divoce
    Divorce can be painful and extremely stressful.  As bad as it is, certain actions and behaviors can make things worse and send tempers and emotions flaring.  Check out this list[...]The post 5 Things You Should Never Do During a…
Rank this Week: 3739

Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

http://www.legalbite.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Cancelled flights and delays...what can i do?

    Cancelled flights and delays...what can i do?
    So, the holiday season is over and hopefully we have all had problem free journeys to some exciting destinations. However, if things haven't gone quite according to plan, did you know you can now claim on a cancelled or delayed flight or…
  • Sep 25

    New Legal Forum is Launched!

    New Legal Forum is Launched!
    Lawstore social is free online legal forum which allows you to share your legal issues and interact like-minded people. Whether you are a consumer, law student, Solicitor or legal professional you can make Lawstore Social work for you. If you…
  • Sep 15

    Parents start to dig deep as young buyers feel the squeeze.

    Parents start to dig deep as young buyers feel the squeeze.
    The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) has reported that in June alone the market witnessed a 20% fall in the number of first time buyers. This is a 5% decrease on Mays figure and the lowest level recorded since May 2013. The report…
Rank this Week: 3188

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: 2811

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/
  • Sep 28

    #RE2pect: The Captain Steps Away

    #RE2pect: The Captain Steps Away
    Today was the end of the Derek Jeter era of my NY Yankees. If it couldn't have ended in NY then I am glad it happened in Boston. That was the city where I became a Yankkee fan. It is the home to half the greatest baseball rivalry RedSox v.…
  • Sep 27

    Friday News Dump: Obama Justice Dept. Will Ask SCOTUS to Support Marriage Equality

    Friday News Dump: Obama Justice Dept. Will Ask SCOTUS to Support Marriage Equality
    Good news for civil rights advocates, the Justice Dept. Civil Division through the Solicitor General's office will urge the Supreme Court to grant full marriage rights to all adults. From where I sit this is good news for a bunch of…
  • Sep 26

    More on Holder Decision to Step Down and Some Thoughts on Who's Next

    More on Holder Decision to Step Down and Some Thoughts on Who's Next
    Now that AGOUS Eric Holder has decided to step down, there are many things to say about one of the longest and tumultuous tenured US Attorney Generals in History.The negatives abound: Fast & Furious; Contempt of (and for) Congress;…
Rank this Week: 2837

b-screeds

b-screeds

By Thomas R. Bruce of the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/tbruce
  • Jun 10

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

    This one’s got me feeling my age…
    … in more ways than one.  Back in May of 1994, a week or so before the annual CALI conference for legal technologists, three of us circulated the document you see below.  Composed by me, Peter Martin, and Will Sadler, it set…
  • Dec 24

    The law of where I’m standing, right now.

    The law of where I’m standing, right now.
    [ Author note: I’d like to start by saying thanks to all of our pals at Justia, and especially Tim Stanley and Nick Moline, for their help with all that is described in the following, and to the denizens of law-lib and contest winners…
  • Dec 18

    Announcing the debut of JOAL

    Announcing the debut of JOAL
    I’m proud to announce the debut of the Journal of Open Access to Law, a multidisciplinary journal that will publish the work that its title suggests:  research related to legal information that is made openly available on the…
Rank this Week: 2083

Nevada Legal Updates

Nevada Legal Updates

Covers legal developments of interest to and occurring in Nevada. By Sheri Ann Forbes.

http://nevadalegalupdates.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    The High Court Rules No Redress in Nevada Courts for Wrong-Doing in Georgia That "Affects" Persons in Nevada

    The High Court Rules No Redress in Nevada Courts for Wrong-Doing in Georgia That "Affects" Persons in Nevada
    Today the United States Supreme Court reversed a ruling of the Ninth Circuit.  In Walden v. Fiore, the Court held that “a court in Nevada may [not] exercise personal jurisdiction over a defendant on the basis that he knew his…
  • Oct 1

    ObamaCare and Spam (with apologies to Dr. Seus)

    ObamaCare and Spam (with apologies to Dr. Seus)
    I am Ted, Ted I am. That Ted I am, that Ted I am, I do not like that Ted I am. Do you like ObamaCare and Spam? I do not like them, Ted I am, I do not like ObamaCare and Spam Would you like them Red or Blue? I would not like them…
  • Sep 19

    George Zimmerman, Back In the News: Are We Really Surprised?

    George Zimmerman, Back In the News: Are We Really Surprised?
    It isn't as if George Zimmerman has shown the best judgment throught his notariety. If he made good choices, he wouldn't have found himself in the situation that resulted in Trayvon Martin's death. If he made good choices, Zimmerman wouldn't…
Rank this Week: 3649

May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

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

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/journal.asp
  • Jun 11

    Personal Injury Law Just Got Trickier For Hospital

    Personal Injury Law Just Got Trickier For Hospital
    We thought the tort law in personal injury cases was fairly well defined, but a new appellate opinion has got hospitals and their attorneys in a dither, while plaintiffs and their lawyers are throwing a big party.Especially now that they can…
  • Jun 3

    You Can't Stop Your Home Address From Being Given to Your Union

    You Can't Stop Your Home Address From Being Given to Your Union
    Local 721 of the Service Employees International Union is the exclusive bargaining representative of all Los Angeles County employees.  No one employee can even ask his or her boss for a raise.  SEIU speaks on behalf of everyone,…
  • May 31

    When Is An Insurance Agent Not An Agent?

    When Is An Insurance Agent Not An Agent?
    You may be surprised to learn that an insurance broker, despite the broker's more commonly known name of "insurance agent," isn't really always considered an agent of the insurance company.  Sure, there are some insurance companies that…
Rank this Week: 2653

The New NJ Lawyer

The New NJ Lawyer

Features social and legal commentary on a range of issues. By Mark J. Heftler.

http://thenewnjlawyer.com/
  • May 8

    Watch out for the new “C-4™ Communities”

    Watch out for the new “C-4™ Communities”
    For some reason I’m unable to explain, I generally try to shy away from videos on the internet. There’s just so much non-sense out there that I’d rather not waste my time. I broke that rule today. I watched the trailer for…
  • May 3

    Angry, Angry Iowan

    Angry, Angry Iowan
    Are the people of Iowa known as “Iowans”? I’m not 100% positive, but the internet assures me that they are. The internet also assures me that some of those Iowans who have the power to change the law (i.e. members of the…
  • May 1

    Obama is observing Law Day – are you?

    Obama is observing Law Day – are you?
    I know what you’re thinking. What’s Law Day? Why is President Obama observing it? Should I? More importantly, why don’t I have the day off for this thing? Let’s discuss! Law Day was originally established as May 1 in…
Rank this Week: 3089

Bag and Baggage

Bag and Baggage

Features musings on legal issues. By Denise Howell.

http://www.bagandbaggage.com/
  • 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…
  • Feb 17

    Colombia, Day 1: 644-Step Program

    Colombia, Day 1: 644-Step Program
    Yawn, stretch: if it's Tuesday, this must be Medellín!  After about six hours' sleep in Hotel San Lorenzo de Aná, it was time to get moving and see some of Colombia.
Rank this Week: 2727

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: 2853

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
  • Oct 12

    Cowboy Motorsports demands jury trial in suit over defective motorcycle helmet

    Cowboy Motorsports demands jury trial in suit over defective motorcycle helmet
    Cowboy Motorsports has demanded a jury trial in litigation brought by Wendall and Frances Hulse, who sued the makers and distributors of a motorcycle helmet, alleging the helmet was not equipped with “critical injury prevention…
  • Oct 12

    Associated Marine responds to discovery request in Jones Act suit

    Associated Marine responds to discovery request in Jones Act suit
    On June 21 Seaman Christopher Horner, a ship’s captain, sued his employer, Associated Marine Services, alleging the company should have provided better communication with the deck hands assisting him while he pulled a line. Court records…
  • Oct 12

    Man sues Temple-Inland after sulfuric acid splashes his face

    Man sues Temple-Inland after sulfuric acid splashes his face
    Alleging he was splashed in the face with sulfuric acid, Malcolm Guillory is suing Temple-Inland Inc.  The suit was filed Oct. 10 in Jefferson County District Court. According to the lawsuit, on Dec. 5, 2011, the alleged negligence of…
Rank this Week: 3745

LegaVue

LegaVue

Provides legal information.

http://www.legavue.com/
  • Feb 1

    Expungement of Your Arrest Record and Criminal Charge

    Expungement of Your Arrest Record and Criminal Charge
                Any one who has an arrest or been charged with a crime fully understand the many ways the records of these unfortunate circumstances can affect you and your entire life style. It can affect your ability to get a job or…
  • Feb 1

    Expungement of Your Arrest Record and Criminal Charge

    Expungement of Your Arrest Record and Criminal Charge
                Any one who has an arrest or been charged with a crime fully understand the many ways the records of these unfortunate circumstances can affect you and your entire life style. It can affect your ability to get a job or…
  • Sep 14

    Joint Venture vs. Partnership: What is the Difference?

    Joint Venture vs. Partnership: What is the Difference?
    Many people often consider a joint venture and a partnership as being the same. Although, they both have many similarities there are some very distinct difference between the two entities. The basic similarities are they both are used when…
Rank this Week: 3417

Lexington Lawyers Blog

Lexington Lawyers Blog

Covers business, construction, employment, mediation and more. From Gregory Troutman.

http://troutmanhays.wordpress.com
  • Jan 3

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout

    A word about extra-judicial debt workout
    Whether you are a small business owner or an individual who is insolvent (cannot pay their debts as they come due), then you may look at doing a workout outside of bankruptcy. The starting point for this, oddly enough, is to get an analysis…
  • Jan 23

    Don’t get ripped off by “debt solution centers”

    Don’t get ripped off by “debt solution centers”
    So called debt solution centers have begun advertising on television during these tough economic times.
  • Jan 17

    Best Business Practices: Customer loyalty versus switchover marketing

    Best Business Practices: Customer loyalty versus switchover marketing
    The "loathe to leave" principle allows credit card companies to raise interest rates after a year or two, insurance companies to jack up their rates year after year, and cable and phone companies to raise rates even in a bad economy. The…
Rank this Week: 2820

Point of Law

Point of Law

Advocates for the treatment instead of punishment of the mentally ill, drug addicts, and alcoholics. By Ramp Renaud & Hlavenka LLC.

http://www.ramprenaud.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Where Can I File for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

    Where Can I File for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
    What State Workers’ Compensation court should I bring my case in if I am hurt while working? The answer to this question may seem obvious but in New Jersey there are additional State courts where a claim may be brought. The answer to the…
  • Aug 19

    Speaking Out Against Suicide

    Speaking Out Against Suicide
    I recently read a story on the front page of a major newspaper about the establishment of suicide hotlines aimed at soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. What I felt as I read can only be described as bittersweet: satisfaction that…
  • Mar 11

    Personal Injury Options for New Jersey Motorist

    Personal Injury Options for New Jersey Motorist
    If someone is injured in an auto accident what are their rights? In New Jersey, we are governed by the terms of our automobile insurance policies. As owners and operators of vehicles in New Jersey, we are required to have Personal Injury…
Rank this Week: 4832

Nolo Presents The Law in Plain…

Nolo Presents The Law in Plain English

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

http://www.nolocast.com
Rank this Week: 2818

The Law Reform Soapbox

The Law Reform Soapbox

http://www.lawreformsoapbox.com/
  • May 24

    Legal Paperwork: Time for a 50-State Standard

    Legal Paperwork: Time for a 50-State Standard
    Each of our 50 states requires different legal forms to accomplish the same routine, often-repeated tasks such as uncontested divorces, name changes, and stepparent adoptions. This bureaucratic balkanization makes about as much economic sense…
  • May 13

    Small Claims Court: Big Ideas for Reform

    Small Claims Court: Big Ideas for Reform
    Small claims court is our legal system's best kept secret. Especially when combined with a mediation program that encourages people to settle their cases outside the courtroom, the small claims system offers high-quality justice at a…
  • Apr 23

    New "Jumbo Light" Loans: Not Much Help to Borrower

    New "Jumbo Light" Loans: Not Much Help to Borrower
    Homebuyers, homeowners, real estate agents, and mortgage brokers have all been awaiting, with high expectation, details on the new "jumbo light" loan limits and lending standards. Everyone had hoped these new loans, authorized by the Economic…
Rank this Week: 4946

Lawsense

Lawsense

Covers the law and legal system in plain English. By Nanina Takla.

http://lawsense.lontpdx.com
  • Jan 14

    Why Googlevoice might help you with your case.

    Why Googlevoice might help you with your case.
    Googlevoice is a powerful free tool from Google that gives you the ability to save and access to voicemails pretty much indefinitely and to easily download and store important voicemails as mp3 files. Moreover, it keeps a history of all your…
  • Nov 29

    What’s an “answer” to a complaint?

    What’s an “answer” to a complaint?
    When a person gets sued, as part of the paperwork they originally get is a notice that says something along the lines of “You must answer this complaint in ____ days. If you fail to answer or otherwise appear, a judgment may be entered…
  • Dec 12

    Why avoiding the process server won’t make your problem go away

    Why avoiding the process server won’t make your problem go away
    A lawsuit doesn’t officially start against you until you’ve been “served.” This means that you have been given a copy of the complaint (the document explaining why you’re being sued in an official way. For most law suits, someone…
Rank this Week: 4943

Is There a Lawyer in the Church?

Is There a Lawyer in the Church?

Helpful Biblical Counsel on the Real Life Legal Situations You Face. By Stephen Bloom.

http://www.istherealawyerinthechurch.com
  • Nov 30

    NOTICE TO READERS: Suspending Activity on “Is There a Lawyer in the Church?” Blawg

    NOTICE TO READERS: Suspending Activity on “Is There a Lawyer in the Church?” Blawg
    Because of my recent election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, I am suspending my activity here at “Is There a Lawyer in the Church?” I have disabled the comment feature, but I intend to leave the static site available as a…
  • May 22

    Good News and Bad News: Primary Election Win Extends Blogging Break

    Good News and Bad News: Primary Election Win Extends Blogging Break
    Good news: I won the Republican primary election for the PA 199th District State House seat! Bad news: No time for blogging as my campaign for the November 2 general election is on! Please visit my campaign website.
  • Apr 20

    Taking a Blog Break: Pennsylvania Election Day May 18 (I’m running for state legislature)

    Taking a Blog Break: Pennsylvania Election Day May 18 (I’m running for state legislature)
    I’m running for Pennsylvania State Legislature and will be focused on campaigning through election day, so I’m taking a break from new postings here until after May 18. Please visit my campaign website www.StephenLBloom.com Your prayers…
Rank this Week: 4834

Forward Movement

Forward Movement

General interest blawg by attorneys and MBAs.

http://ourforwardmovement.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    Blawg is on Holiday: Maybe for now, maybe for longer ...

    Blawg is on Holiday: Maybe for now, maybe for longer ...
    Circle of life - and blawgging? I hate to have the site succumb to a blog statistic, but this blawg will be temporarily suspended. I am not certain now when it will be resumed.
  • Mar 13

    In Case You Missed It This Week

    In Case You Missed It This Week
    "Quinn Emanuel Becomes First Am Law 100 Firm to Have a Female Name Partner." Yeah - it's 2010. Law.com.NYU grads can't find jobs, either, and are on a publicity campaign. ATL.
  • Mar 5

    In Case You Missed It This Week

    In Case You Missed It This Week
    "You’re a lawyer? Please don’t kill yourself, the cab gets really messy." ATL.If you joined BigLaw for a posh 5th Avenue apartment, maybe you'd be interested in how Rush Limbaugh had his done up. Althouse.
Rank this Week: 4214

I Fought the Law

I Fought the Law

A Bay Area lawyer blogs about his life as a Bay Area lawyer.

http://ifoughtthelaw.cementhorizon.com/
  • Aug 4

    Conversations with My Son: Getting Ready for Bed

    Conversations with My Son: Getting Ready for Bed
    [Whilst changing his diaper at bed time.] Him: Jammies off! Me: Yep, we're taking off your jammies. Him: Diaper...
  • Jul 20

    The I Write Like Experiment

    The I Write Like Experiment
    Here's a video of me testing out the I Write Like website that the kids are into these days....
  • Mar 23

    My Trip to Traffic Court

    My Trip to Traffic Court
    The Denver City and County building is a massive, grandiose gray behemoth with all kinds of stone columns and other...
Rank this Week: 2048

You and Yours Blawg

You and Yours Blawg

Thoughts and comments on Business Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Tax Law. By Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss.

http://youandyoursblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    You and Yours Blawg is Moving

    You and Yours Blawg is Moving
    Category: Elder Law, Estate Planning, Estate and Inheritance Tax, Business Law and Planning, Tax Law and Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Financial Planning, Miscellaneous Musing
  • Mar 20

    Haven't Paid NJ Taxes? Now Might Be the Time

    Haven't Paid NJ Taxes? Now Might Be the Time
    Category: Tax Law and PlanningCourtesy of JH Cohn:New Jersey Enacts Tax Amnesty Program"New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine has signed a bill creating a 45-day New Jersey state tax amnesty period that will end no later than June 15, 2009.…
  • Mar 16

    Lets get Banks Lending - SBA Loan Guarantee Amount to 90%

    Lets get Banks Lending - SBA Loan Guarantee Amount to 90%
    Category: Business Law and Planning
Rank this Week: 2789

Supreme Dicta

Supreme Dicta

Offers an eccentric look at law, politics and the Supreme Court.

http://www.supremedicta.com/
  • Jun 26

    Deep in the heart of Texa

    Deep in the heart of Texa
    By this time next week, I will be a Texas resident. I will be in Austin, not San Antonio, but still this is fantastic.
  • Jun 24

    Frito...Lay

    Frito...Lay
    Plus a shout out to Lowell "The Hammer" Stanley...I remember him from late nights watching TV in college.
  • Jun 16

    Why am I getting into academia?

    Why am I getting into academia?
    ...when I have to overcome obstacles like this:A new poll for Fox News is a good indication of how members of the one of the nation's most important institutions operate largely out of the public's consciousness. Asked "Which one of the…
Rank this Week: 1927

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: 2840

Maryland Law

Maryland Law

Covers legal information and resources for researchers, librarians, and attorneys related to Maryland law. From Trevor Rosen.

http://marylandlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    Maryland Practice: Civil Procedure Form

    Maryland Practice: Civil Procedure Form
    While I get up to blogging speed, I might throw a few no-brainers out there. This is not a bad thing. With the volume of legal information out there, occasionally you need a refresher course in the basics.
  • Sep 12

    PG County Added To Case Search

    PG County Added To Case Search
    For those of you that missed this, Prince George's County recently added their records to the Maryland Judiciary Case Search. The FAQ page shows that the system now has civil dockets back to 1986 and criminal dockets back to 1982. Following…
  • Sep 12

    Pleading Causes of Action, Fourth Edition

    Pleading Causes of Action, Fourth Edition
    I just read that the Booker Prize Shortlist has been annouced and this reminded me of one book that really deserves a prize and that's Pleading Causes of Action in Maryland by James Archibald and the ubiquitous Paul Mark Sandler. We just got…
Rank this Week: 2808