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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 28

    Sunday Open Thread

    Sunday Open Thread
    I have nothing to write about. Trump has become boring and predictable. Only the ignorant and persons who can't manage their perceived anger will vote for him. Things seem stable for the time being in Sinaloa. Yes, a nephew of... [[ This…
  • Aug 25

    Thursday Night Open Thread

    Thursday Night Open Thread
    Our last open thread is already full. Here's a new one, all topics welcome. A new Quinnipiac University released today indicates Hillary will win huge in November. She's 10 points ahead and Trump continues his downward spiral.…
  • Aug 24

    Rudy Giuliani's Glass House

    Rudy Giuliani's Glass House
    The Washington Post has a good editorial today on Rudy Giuliani's baseless attack on Hillary's health. Shorter version: People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. It points to different parts of his speech at the RNC that could... [[…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment
    Robert Pena, 67, the president and founder of the now-defunct mortgage company, Mortgage Security, Inc. (MSI), a Falmouth, Massachusetts mortgage company was indicted on conspiracy and wire fraud charges in connection with and alleged…
  • Aug 15

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release
    David Tyrone Johnson, 48, Washington, D.C. was indicted on charges that he conspired to commit bank fraud and other crimes arising from a real estate scheme involving a forged mortgage satisfaction document. Johnson was named in a…
  • Aug 15

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea
    Bryan D’Antonio, 50, Brea, California, pled guilty one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud related to his role as the owner and operator of a multi-million dollar fraudulent mortgage modification scheme that posed as…
Rank this Week: 3

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    PAUL'S SUPPORTED BY NYSUT & UFT

    PAUL'S SUPPORTED BY NYSUT & UFT
    Lucas, I am beyond humbled to have received the endorsement of New York State United Teachers and the United Federation of Teachers in our campaign for change in Lower Manhattan. Education has been under siege for way too long. This is…
  • Aug 26

    TUMI TALKS TO THE BIRDS

    TUMI TALKS TO THE BIRDS
    Tumi Brando @ The Brando
  • Aug 26

    TUMI'S TEXTING

    TUMI'S TEXTING
    Tumi Brando @The Brando
Rank this Week: 5

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Aug 27

    [Todd Zywicki] Upcoming Law & Economics Center seminars for law professors and judge

    [Todd Zywicki] Upcoming Law & Economics Center seminars for law professors and judge
    The George Mason Law & Economics Center has two upcoming seminars in October that may be of interest to some readers and for which we still have a few openings left. For Law Professors, we have our upcoming “LEC Workshop for Law…
  • Aug 26

    [Eugene Volokh] High on Injunction

    [Eugene Volokh] High on Injunction
    The west entrance to the U.S. Supreme Court building. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst “High on Injunctions” turns out to have been the standard name of a leading treatise on the law of injunctions, published by James L. High in 1874 and…
  • Aug 26

    [Eugene Volokh] Using a false Social Security number is a crime — but is it a crime ‘of moral turpitude’?

    [Eugene Volokh] Using a false Social Security number is a crime — but is it a crime ‘of moral turpitude’?
    Illegal immigrants can be deported, especially if they commit a crime. But if their crime is not a “crime involving moral turpitude,” then they can ask the Justice Department to exercise its discretion to keep them from being…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 7

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • Aug 27

    G.E., the 124-Year-Old Software Start-Up

    G.E., the 124-Year-Old Software Start-Up
    The industrial giant is investing big in an effort to adopt the nimble habits and digital wizardry of Silicon Valley. And, its C.E.O. says, there is no Plan B.
  • Aug 26

    Another Fight in the Redstone Family Feud Is Defused

    Another Fight in the Redstone Family Feud Is Defused
    Sumner M. Redstone has agreed to meet with his granddaughter, who joined a lawsuit against him, another step toward ending a persistent family feud.
  • Aug 26

    Abbott’s No Good, Very Bad M&A Week

    Abbott’s No Good, Very Bad M&A Week
    Abbott is acquiring Alere, which makes medical tests, and St. Jude Medical, which makes cardiovascular devices. The deals have been hampered by inquiries into sales practices and concerns over some devices being vulnerable to cyberattacks.
Rank this Week: 8

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 9

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 27

    Illinois Supreme Court blocks redistricting proposal from ballot

    Illinois Supreme Court blocks redistricting proposal from ballot
    The Illinois Supreme Court concluded [opinion] on Thursday that placing a redistricting proposal on the ballot this fall would be unconstitutional. The proposal would have transferred legislative mapmaking [WP report] power to an independent…
  • Aug 27

    Argentina court convicts military officers of human rights violations during dictatorship

    Argentina court convicts military officers of human rights violations during dictatorship
    An Argentine federal court concluded a human rights trial on Thursday against military officers during the dictatorship era. The court in Córdoba, Argentina, acquitted [La Nacion report, in Spanish] five defendants and sentenced 28 to…
  • Aug 27

    UN rights expert urges Iran to halt execution of 12 drug offender

    UN rights expert urges Iran to halt execution of 12 drug offender
    The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, Ahmed Shaheed [official website], on Friday urged [press release] Iran to halt the execution of Alireza Madadpour and 11 other individuals convicted on drug related offenses.…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Coventry Health Care of Missouri, Inc. v. Nevils 16-149 Issue: (1) Whether the Federal Employees Health Benefits Act (“FEHBA”) preempts state laws that prevent carriers from seeking…
  • Aug 26

    “Progress,” but no decisions, in former governor’s case

    “Progress,” but no decisions, in former governor’s case
    Earlier this year, the Court threw out former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell’s conviction on federal corruption charges and sent the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.  Both sides then asked the court…
  • Aug 26

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Yesterday the Obama administration asked the Supreme Court to leave in place a lower court ruling striking down North Carolina’s controversial election law, which included a requirement that voters provide a government-issued photo ID.…
Rank this Week: 11

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 12

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 26

    The impact of the market transparency unit for fuels on gasoline prices in Germany

    The impact of the market transparency unit for fuels on gasoline prices in Germany
    Ralf Dewenter, Ulrich Heimeshoff, and Hendrik Luth estimate The impact of the market transparency unit for fuels on gasoline prices in Germany. ABSTRACT: Increasing horizontal as well as vertical transparency in oligopolistic markets can be…
  • Aug 26

    The welfare impacts of discriminatory price tariff

    The welfare impacts of discriminatory price tariff
    Nikolaos Danias (Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde) and J Kim Swales (Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde) review The welfare impacts of discriminatory price tariffs. ABSTRACT: This paper looks at the use of…
  • Aug 26

    The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Market

    The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Market
    Gregory S. Crawford, Robin S. Lee, Michael Whinston, and Ali Yurukoglu investigate The Welfare Effects of Vertical Integration in Multichannel Television Markets. ABSTRACT: We investigate the welfare effects of vertical integration of…
Rank this Week: 13

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 15

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Twenty reasons your law blogs belong outside your law firm website

    Twenty reasons your law blogs belong outside your law firm website
    There was a time when everyone knew, and agreed, a law blog did not belong inside a law firm’s website. It was common sense. Today, we’re getting a lot of questions at LexBlog about whether a law firm should put …
  • Aug 26

    Risk Prevention; Energy; Education: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network this week

    Risk Prevention; Energy; Education: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network this week
    Afternoon, everyone! How was your week? Here in Seattle we’re finally enjoying some cooler days (that is, after today’s bit of a scorcher) so we’re ready for the weekend to help us finally cool off. But before we go,…
  • Aug 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: EpiPen, Immigration Relief, and the Aqua Dam.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: EpiPen, Immigration Relief, and the Aqua Dam.
    On August 26th, 1920, the nineteenth amendment was adopted, granting women full suffrage. Now here’s Friday Top 10 in Law Blogs: EpiPen Pricing Another Sign the FDA Needs to Wade into the Drug-pricing Debate – Our own Zosha…
Rank this Week: 14

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 26

    Quick Links to Election Post

    Quick Links to Election Post
    County Court Circuit Court Democratic primary for US House, State Rep School Board District 7 Amendment 4 Miami-Dade Mayor Democratic primary for US Senate (to come)
  • Aug 26

    Mayor’s Race: The Devil You Know or the Devil You Know?

    Mayor’s Race: The Devil You Know or the Devil You Know?
    The Mayor’s race presents a stark choice between an incumbent who does not deserve re-election and a challenger who hasn’t made the case that she would be a good steward (if anything, rather more the opposite). I really…
  • Aug 25

    Here We Go Again

    Here We Go Again
    It’s supposed to be a busy hurricane season this year. This particular storm is not organized (yet?), and the National Weather Service is being cagey as to whether and when it might become a serious(ish) storm: Interests in the…
Rank this Week: 16

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 17

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 18

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 28

    John McCain in Tough Reelection Campaign

    John McCain in Tough Reelection Campaign
    As discussed in this CNN story, Senator John McCain is in a tough primary campaign in Arizona. Immigration has been at its center. Senator McCain joined a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators in supporting comprehensive immigration reform in…
  • Aug 28

    Where Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Stand On Immigration, A Libertarian Alternative?

    Where Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Stand On Immigration, A Libertarian Alternative?
    Here is a succinct and thoughtful summary of the immigration positions of the two major presidential candidates. By the way, Donald Trump in Iowa yesterday returned to his "extreme" immigration positions. Donald Trump speaks at Sen.…
  • Aug 27

    Eight Foreign-Born Olympians Win Medals for Team USA

    Eight Foreign-Born Olympians Win Medals for Team USA
    Michele Waslin for the American Immigration Council reports that nearly 50 foreign-born athletes proudly represented the U.S. as part of the Olympic team in Rio de Janeiro, and eight of them won medals. Kerron Clement, born in Trinidad and…
Rank this Week: 19

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Aug 27

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Law of Deliberative Democracy" by Levy & Orr

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Law of Deliberative Democracy" by Levy & Orr
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Law of Deliberative Democracy by Ron Levy & Graeme Orr. Here is a description: Laws have colonised most of the corners of political practice, and now substantially determine the process and even…
  • Aug 27

    Download of the Week: "Plausible Cause" by Brennan-Marquez

    Download of the Week: "Plausible Cause" by Brennan-Marquez
    Kiel Robert Brennan-Marquez (New York University School of Law; Yale University - Information Society Project) has posted Plausible Cause on SSRN. Here is the abstract: “Probable cause” is not about probability. It is about plausibility.…
  • Aug 26

    Puig on Tobacco Litigation in International Court

    Puig on Tobacco Litigation in International Court
    Sergio Puig (University of Arizona Law School) has posted Tobacco Litigation in International Courts (57 Harvard International Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: For years, tobacco interests have played an important role…
Rank this Week: 20

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 26

    Gallup – Millennial Employees: Flight Risk for Companie

    Gallup – Millennial Employees: Flight Risk for Companie
    J. Brandon Rigoni and Bailey Nelson, Gallup: “Six in 10 millennials say they’re open to different job opportunities, and only 50% plan to be with their company one year from now. For most companies, millennials are a “flight…
  • Aug 26

    Louisiana elementary school educator seeks help to rebuild library after flooding

    Louisiana elementary school educator seeks help to rebuild library after flooding
    Via Trey Veazey’s blog posting requesting help [he is a Full-time librarian & literacy specialist at Glen Oaks Park Elementary School – Baton Rouge, Louisiana): “Access to books is the key to educational…
  • Aug 26

    Pew – Opinions on Gun Policy and the 2016 Campaign

    Pew – Opinions on Gun Policy and the 2016 Campaign
    “For the past several years, large majorities of both Democrats and Republicans have favored making private gun sales and sales at gun shows subject to background checks. [August 26, 2016] this proposal draws support from 90% of…
Rank this Week: 21

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 22

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 23

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Orange County Crash Fatally Injures Mother and Two Daughter

    Orange County Crash Fatally Injures Mother and Two Daughter
    Patricia Ledezma, 34, and her two daughters, Stephanie, 8, and Dayana, 4, were all killed in a Placentia pedestrian accident the night of August 20, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the mother and daughters were…
  • Aug 18

    Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal

    Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal
    A 43-year-old woman was fatally injured in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred just after midnight on…
  • Aug 17

    Azusa Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Azusa Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident
    Enrique Alvarado-Cervantes, 26, died in a motorcycle accident in Azusa after a pickup truck rear-ended him on the 210 Freeway just west of Vernon Avenue. According to a news report in The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Alvarado-Cervantes was…
Rank this Week: 24

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 25

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Why was the public not informed of the likely exposure to Hepatitis A?

    Why was the public not informed of the likely exposure to Hepatitis A?
    The number of people sickened in a Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen strawberries from Egypt served by Tropical Smoothie Cafe increased Friday to 35 as the timing of the... Continue Reading
  • Aug 25

    More with Hepatitis A Linked to Tropical Smoothie Cafe

    More with Hepatitis A Linked to Tropical Smoothie Cafe
    According to the Virginia Department of Health, there have been 28 confirmed cases of hepatitis A linked to frozen strawberries used at Tropical Smoothie Cafes across Virginia. This includes five... Continue Reading
  • Aug 24

    Outbreak of hepatitis A in Hawaii linked to raw scallop

    Outbreak of hepatitis A in Hawaii linked to raw scallop
     Outbreak The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A in its state. For the latest case count and investigation findings, visit the HDOH outbreak investigation website.... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 26

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 28

    Rocky Mountain High:The Secret Ingredient In Colorado Law School's 'Remarkable Recent Popularity'?

    Rocky Mountain High:The Secret Ingredient In Colorado Law School's 'Remarkable Recent Popularity'?
    Following up on yesterday's post, Colorado Law School Enjoys All-Time High: Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform: Does Marijuana Legalization at Least Partially Account for the Remarkable Recent Popularity of Colorado Law?, by Douglas Berman…
  • Aug 28

    ABA Tax Section Publishes Fall 2016 Issue Of Tax Time

    ABA Tax Section Publishes Fall 2016 Issue Of Tax Time
    The ABA Tax Section has published 35 Tax Times No. 4 (Fall 2016): FROM THE CHAIR Hail and Farewell By George C. Howell, III, Hunton & Williams LLP, Richmond, VA It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as Chair of the Tax Section…
  • Aug 28

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    This week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads is the same as last week's list, with some minor reshuffling of the order within the Top 5: [470 Downloads] Dark Pools, High-Frequency Trading, and the Financial Transaction Tax: A…
Rank this Week: 27

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth
    CRIMINAL – INCEST DA 14-0696, 2016 MT 214, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAVID THOMAS WEISBARTH, II, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.
    CIVIL – GUARDIAN/CONSERVATOR DA 15-0141, 2016 MT 213, IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP OF, A.M.M., An Incapacitated Person.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Blake

    OPINION: State v. Blake
    CRIMINAL – SEXUAL ASSAULT DA 14-0053, 2016 MT 212, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. THERON JAMES BLAKE, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 29

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
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/
  • Aug 28

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    There’s not a hot summer week that goes by without a new review of Jeffrey Toobin’s American Heiress, which made its way to the pages of The Guardian this week.In the New Yorker, Adam Gopnik reviews Heather Ann…
  • Aug 27

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians awards two annual book prizes, both for first books. The deadline for submissions is Nov.1, 2016. Full details hereCFP: A conference on "Cultural Expertise in socio-legal studies and history" will…
  • Aug 26

    Meier on Teaching Pierson v. Post

    Meier on Teaching Pierson v. Post
    Oh, you know I like this one!  And so, I'm sure, does Angela Fernandez!!  Just in time for the new academic year, Luke Meier, Baylor University Law School, has posted Teaching Pierson v. Post:This paper explains my approach to…
Rank this Week: 31

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?
    Timothy Holbrook has an interesting post The real reason the EpiPen and other off-patents are so expensive , which raises issues with the role of the FDA in pricing issues for drugs.Interestingly, though, the patent system is not to blame…
  • Aug 25

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB
    Finance.yahoo noted a PTAB ruling on some of Teva's Copaxone patents:Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today [August 24, 2016] confirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions from an Inter Partes Review (IPR) to invalidate all…
  • Aug 25

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia
    Ten years ago, in August 2006, in a post titled Plagiarism in academic contexts: a look at the past , IPBiz discussed several academic plagiarism cases, including a certain case at Princeton University, 186 N.J. Super. 548; 453 A.2d 263.In…
Rank this Week: 30

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

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

    Texas Anti-SLAPP Law Does Not Protect Free Exercise Right

    Texas Anti-SLAPP Law Does Not Protect Free Exercise Right
    In Davis v. Mount Gilead Baptist Church, (TX App., Aug. 25, 2016), a Texas state appellate court held that Texas' anti-SLAPP statute-- designed to prevent the use of frivolous suits to chill speech rights-- only applies to suits filed in…
  • Aug 28

    Legislative Scorecard On Issues Important To Non-Theists Released

    Legislative Scorecard On Issues Important To Non-Theists Released
    The Center for Freethought Equality last week released its scorecard for U.S. House members in the 114th Congress on seven votes of importance to secular and non-theistic Americans. In releasing the scorecard, CFE said in part:Representatives…
  • Aug 26

    Denial of Zoning Variance To Yeshiva Violates RLUIPA

    Denial of Zoning Variance To Yeshiva Violates RLUIPA
    In Yeshiva Gedolah Na'os Yaakov v. Township of Ocean NJ, (D NJ, Aug. 25, 2016), a New Jersey federal district court held that that Ocean, New Jersey's Zoning Board of Adjustment violated RLUIPA when it denied a use variance to allow…
Rank this Week: 33

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 32

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 28

    Cato panel on the Games That Must Not Be Named

    Cato panel on the Games That Must Not Be Named
    On Wednesday I took part in a panel discussion on the intellectual property issues associated with media commentary on the Olympics, which enjoy a distinctively favorable IP regime: a 1978 federal law gives the U.S. Olympic Committee stronger…
  • Aug 27

    Randy Barnett podcast on Libertarianism.org

    Randy Barnett podcast on Libertarianism.org
    Self-recommending: Prof. Randy Barnett discusses his new book Our Republican Constitution with Trevor Burrus and Aaron Ross Powell for Cato’s Libertarianism.org (53:40). Remember to mark your calendar for Cato’s 15th annual…
  • Aug 27

    Appeals court quashes search warrant aimed at gadfly Louisiana blogger

    Appeals court quashes search warrant aimed at gadfly Louisiana blogger
    Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter had obtained a search warrant under Louisiana’s moribund-under-the-circumstances criminal libel law to search the home and computer of a man he suspected of being an anonymous critical blogger,…
Rank this Week: 34

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 35

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Issue: Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy

    New Issue: Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy (Vol. 19, no. 3, 2016) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: Wild Animals and JusticeMarilyn Matevia, Justice for All: Revisiting the Prospects for a…
  • Aug 27

    Puig: Tobacco Litigation in International Court

    Puig: Tobacco Litigation in International Court
    Sergio Puig (Univ. of Arizona - Law) has posted Tobacco Litigation in International Courts (Harvard International Law Journal, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:For years, tobacco interests have played an important role in developing…
  • Aug 26

    New Issue: New York University Journal of International Law and Politic

    New Issue: New York University Journal of International Law and Politic
    The latest issue of the New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (Vol. 48, no. 4, Summer 2016) is out. Contents include:Symposium: Constitution and Custom: Women’s Rights and Access to Justice in Pluralist Societies…
Rank this Week: 37

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    The New Republican Party

    The New Republican Party
    From FB:  Bruce Bartlett and others are forecasting the demise of the Republican Party. In the sense intended, I think they are right but they might want to expand their imaginative universe.  I think we might well emerge with a new…
  • Aug 21

    Head-Banging Through the Weed

    Head-Banging Through the Weed
    It's head-banging time.  I have at hand a book that makes me crazy because it is so full of promise and comes so close and--okay, let me explain.The title is We Are Better Than This, subtitled "How the Government Should be…
  • Aug 20

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight
    We gave a few bucks to a favorite nonprofit a while back; I filed the receipt with every intention to forget about it until tax time. But a couple of days ago, among the usual welter of unsolicited catalogs, the mail brought an envelope with…
Rank this Week: 36

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 27

    Defining terms and the U of C letter

    Defining terms and the U of C letter
    Some of the problem surrounding the U of C letter is that we do not or cannot agree on terms. A commenter on my prior post on this argues that we are conflating content warnings with trigger warnings, because much of what we warn about is not…
  • Aug 26

    Selecting the Public's Representatives in the Financial Regulatory Proce

    Selecting the Public's Representatives in the Financial Regulatory Proce
    Financial regulations issued and enforced by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) affect the public by setting the level of investor protection available. If things go awry, FINRA regulation also governs the rights the public…
  • Aug 25

    More on the University Chicago letter

    More on the University Chicago letter
    A few additional points to Rick's post, on the letter from the University of Chicago on trigger warnings and safe spaces. First, as I said in a comment on Rick's post, I always have understood trigger warnings as featuring an opt-out on top…
Rank this Week: 38

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 39

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 41

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
Rank this Week: 40

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 25

    CFP: Applied Feminism and Intersectionality

    CFP: Applied Feminism and Intersectionality
    From colleagues at the University of Baltimore: CALL FOR PAPERS APPLIED FEMINISM AND INTERSECTIONALITY: EXAMINING LAW THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTIPLE IDENTITIES The Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law seeks…
  • Aug 25

    Missed Opportunities in Internationalizing U.S. Legal Education

    Missed Opportunities in Internationalizing U.S. Legal Education
    One of the more puzzling aspects of the decline in fortunes of U.S. law schools is the inability of many of these law schools to innovate their way out of financial misfortune. While some schools have increased their online educational...
  • Aug 24

    Hiring Announcements: Nebraska

    Hiring Announcements: Nebraska
    From an email message which I received recently. Please note that this posting includes TWO announcements. The UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for entry-level and lateral candidates for a tenure-track faculty…
Rank this Week: 42

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 25

    Mitsuye Endo deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Mitsuye Endo deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Amanda Tyler writes for The Sacramento Bee, August 25, 2016 In a petition for a writ of habeas corpus, Endo challenged the internment policy as unconstitutional, correctly arguing that the government had no general authority to…
  • Aug 23

    You’re being tracked (and tracked and tracked) on the web

    You’re being tracked (and tracked and tracked) on the web
    Christopher Hoofnagle quoted by IEEE Spectrum, August 23, 2016 “It’s not so much that I would invest a lot of confidence in the idea that there were X number of trackers on any given site,” Hoofnagle says of the University…
  • Aug 23

    Trying to turn back the clock on deals gone sour

    Trying to turn back the clock on deals gone sour
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, August 23, 2016 Several such clawback cases over buyouts that were hammered out in the years before the financial crisis but later failed have resulted in thousands of shareholders now…
Rank this Week: 43

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 28

    The Focus on Legacy Management for Artist

    The Focus on Legacy Management for Artist
    Artist Mark Rothko wrote a will that firmly documented the desire for his estate to remain out of the vaults of the extremely wealthy. After both he and his wife died, however, large parts of his estate were sold to...
  • Aug 28

    Has KFC's Secret Recipe Been Revealed?

    Has KFC's Secret Recipe Been Revealed?
    Did Colonel Sanders’ nephew accidently reveal the secret blend of eleven herbs and spices for KFC’s fried chicken? KFC says not so fast, claiming that the recipe published in the Chicago Tribune is not authentic. The speculation started…
  • Aug 27

    Possible Agreement Reached Between Shari Redstone and Her Niece

    Possible Agreement Reached Between Shari Redstone and Her Niece
    The white flag has been waved in the family feud between Shari Redstone and her niece Keryn Redstone. The issue between the two family members resulted from changes made to Sumner Redstone’s trust. Keryn, a beneficiary of the trust,…
Rank this Week: 44

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Aug 28

    Do CEOs Affect Employee Political Choices?

    Do CEOs Affect Employee Political Choices?
    Do CEOs affect political choices of their employees? Using a large sample of U.S. firms, we find evidence that they do. First, we document that employees donate significantly more money to CEO-supported political candidates than to otherwise…
  • Aug 27

    Recovery and Resolution: Uneven Bars for CCPs and Bank

    Recovery and Resolution: Uneven Bars for CCPs and Bank
    The CFTC last month issued extensive new recovery and resolution planning guidance (CFTC Guidance) for central counterparty clearinghouses (CCPs). While banks and insurance companies have recently received some relief with respect to their…
  • Aug 26

    The 2016 Proxy Season: Proxy Access Proposal

    The 2016 Proxy Season: Proxy Access Proposal
    For the second year in a row, the most prevalent governance-related shareholder proposals in 2016 were those that sought to implement proxy access, a mechanism allowing shareholders to nominate directors and have those nominees listed in the…
Rank this Week: 45