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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

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 10

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen
    Daniel C. Bomar, 36, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, James B. Wright, 55, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and Brett T. Immel, 35, Chicago,  Illinois, were indicted by a federal grand jury on April 14, 2016, and charged with conspiracy to…
  • May 9

    Jury Convicts Mortgage Modification Fraudster

    Jury Convicts Mortgage Modification Fraudster
    Dionysius Fiumano, also known as “D,” 43, Irvine, California, was found guilty in Manhattan federal court of orchestrating a massive mortgage modification scheme through which he and his co-conspirators defrauded more than 30,000…
  • May 5

    Disbarred Illinois Lawyer Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud

    Disbarred Illinois Lawyer Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud
    Avalon, Betts-Gaston, 47, Naperville, Illinois, a disbarred Illinois lawyer, was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme that bilked lenders and vulnerable homeowners out of…
Rank this Week: 2

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 23

    Indonesia Readying More Executions of Foreign Drug Offender

    Indonesia Readying More Executions of Foreign Drug Offender
    Boycott Indonesia. A new round of executions of foreign drug offenders is set for this week or next. Of the 15 set for killing, 10 are foreigners: Ten of at least 15 convicts facing the firing squad at the Nusakambangan prison island in…
  • May 23

    Fallujah, Syria, and ISIS

    Fallujah, Syria, and ISIS
    The battle by Iraqi forces to retake Fallujah has begun. The U.S. says it killed the iconic Abu Wahib, ISIS's military commander of the Anbar province about 10 days ago. He's been declared dead before, but not by the Pentagon,…
  • May 23

    "Bitter Bernie" Loses "Halo" Among Progressive

    "Bitter Bernie" Loses "Halo" Among Progressive
    It's about time. Bernie is losing his halo among progressives. A few days ago I wrote a post "Bitter Bernie" and it's still in my editing pile. I don't have time to edit it now, so I'll just post it. I named him "Bitter Bernie"... [[…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 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/
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • May 23

    NY To $190K: An Addendum On Leverage

    NY To $190K: An Addendum On Leverage
    In figuring out which Biglaw firm will bring us the next pay raise, it's important to consider the concept of leverage.
  • May 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.23.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.23.16
    * The arresting officer in the Freddie Gray case was found not guilty on all charges. [Baltimore CBS] * An oldie but a goodie: a lawsuit filed against "Satan and his staff" for ruining a man's life. Unfortunately, there isn't much a court…
  • May 23

    Everybody Is Guilty For Freddie Gray, So Nobody Will Be

    Everybody Is Guilty For Freddie Gray, So Nobody Will Be
    Don’t tell me that the life of one black man is so insignificant that taking it from him isn’t wrong.
Rank this Week: 6

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: 7

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/
Rank this Week: 8

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/
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 23

    Opinion analysis: Pro-plaintiff ruling in federal employment discrimination case

    Opinion analysis: Pro-plaintiff ruling in federal employment discrimination case
    Today the Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of Marvin Green, a former employee of the United States Postal Service who alleges that he was the victim of racial discrimination on the job.  The Court didn’t rule on the…
  • May 23

    Afternoon round-up: Today’s opinion

    Afternoon round-up: Today’s opinion
    This morning the Court released its opinion in Foster v. Chatman, holding by a vote of seven to one that the Supreme Court of Georgia’s decision that the defendant failed to show purposeful race discrimination in the selection of his…
  • May 23

    Opinion analysis: Telltale files on race-based jury selection

    Opinion analysis: Telltale files on race-based jury selection
    Analysis The Supreme Court made a new effort on Monday to restrict prosecutors’ power to strike black jurors in a racially sensitive case, but the result was so tightly focused on what happened at just one trial that it was doubtful…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • May 23

    Drone Debate

    Drone Debate
    In a Wall Street Journal debate today I argue that drones should not be allowed to overfly private property without the inhabitant’s consent due to the privacy risks, the consequent erosion of the 4th Amendment, and other dangers. This…
  • May 16

    Grey Lady No More

    Grey Lady No More
    “In the end, it will be a race between a tough, smart lady and someone who is obviously a yuge, um, Antonin Scalia School of Law.” — Krugman in his NYT blog. Leave aside the question of whether Krugman should ……
  • May 15

    Is the GlocalMe G2 Is Any Good? Who Know

    Is the GlocalMe G2 Is Any Good? Who Know
    (tl/dr: It takes a lot of effort to tell online if a new product, the GlocalMe G2, is for real, and even then you can’t tell for sure.) I’m planning an extended trip to Europe this summer, in which I’ll … Continue…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • May 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam
    And we’re back at it! Still seeing a lot of useful posts about what the final DOL overtime rules means for employers, universities, and beyond; be sure to check it out. And now, to today’s top 10: School Restriction …
  • May 22

    Social media eleven times more effective than online advertising

    Social media eleven times more effective than online advertising
    CNBC’s Uptin Saiidi (@uptin) reports that social media influence marketing is eleven times more effective than online advertising pursuant to a new study by TapInfluence. As a result, marketers are moving advertising dollars from…
  • May 20

    Are you paying to keep your WordPress site up to date?

    Are you paying to keep your WordPress site up to date?
    In an ABA Benchmark Study on Law Firm Website Costs, Legal marketer, Conrad Saam reports that “WordPress has become the de facto website platform for most commercial websites.” Saam’s right. WordPress for so many reasons has…
Rank this Week: 12

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 13

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: 14

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 23

    New on LLRX – Journalism Resources on the Internet 2016

    New on LLRX – Journalism Resources on the Internet 2016
    Via LLRX.com – Journalism Resources on the Internet 2016 – Marcus Zillman’s new comprehensive guide is focused on journalism resources and sites of ongoing value in your process to refine topical and subject matter research…
  • May 23

    New on LLRX – Digital Smarts Everywhere: The Emergence of Ambient Intelligence

    New on LLRX – Digital Smarts Everywhere: The Emergence of Ambient Intelligence
    Via LLRX.com – Digital Smarts Everywhere: The Emergence of Ambient Intelligence – Alan Rothman’s article is based on a TechCrunch.com posting, The Next Stop on the Road to Revolution is Ambient Intelligence. Rothman offers…
  • May 23

    New on LLRX – New Economy Resources 2016

    New on LLRX – New Economy Resources 2016
    Via LLRX.com – New Economy Resources 2016 – This guide by Marcus Zillman aggregates significant actionable sources for researchers focused on the “new economy,” including current and historical government data,…
Rank this Week: 15

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
  • May 18

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Dovey

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Dovey
    CRIMINAL – THEFT DA 15-0496, 2016 MT 118N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JOHN CRESWELL DOVEY, Defendant and Appellant.
  • May 18

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Murphy

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Murphy
    CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 15-0632, 2016 MT 117N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: KENNETH MARK MURPHY, JR., Petitioner and Appellant, v. SHERI LYNN MURPHY, Respondent and Appellee.  
  • May 18

    OPINION: Pacific Hide & Fur v. Emineth

    OPINION: Pacific Hide & Fur v. Emineth
    CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 15-0503, 2016 MT 114, PACIFIC HIDE & FUR DEPOT, d/b/a PACIFIC STEEL & RECYCLING, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. EMINETH CUSTOM HOMES, INC. and SHANE EMINETH, Defendants and Appellants.
Rank this Week: 16

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 17

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 23

    Louisiana moves to add cops as hate crime protected group

    Louisiana moves to add cops as hate crime protected group
    Under a bill that passed the state legislature with little opposition and now heads to the desk of Gov. John Bel Edwards (D), Louisiana “is poised to become the first [state] in the nation where public-safety personnel will be a…
  • May 22

    House Judiciary: freeze that slush

    House Judiciary: freeze that slush
    The House Judiciary Committee, by an 18-6 vote, has given its approval to the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016, which would curtail the Department of Justice’s practice of using legal settlements to funnel money to favored groups…
  • May 22

    Campus free expression roundup

    Campus free expression roundup
    21 professors, including Bartholet, Epstein, and McConnell, write letter to Department of Education Office of Civil Rights [OCR] challenging its directives on campus sexual harassment [Ashe Schow, Washington Examiner] Student suing Colorado…
Rank this Week: 19

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

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: 20

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 21

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 22

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 23

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 23

    Supreme Court lets Virginia redistricting decision stand

    Supreme Court lets Virginia redistricting decision stand
    The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Monday in Wittman v. Personhuballah [SCOTUSblog materials] that Republican congressmen from Virginia lack standing to appeal a decision regarding an election district plan for…
  • May 23

    Supreme Court rules for employee in discrimination case

    Supreme Court rules for employee in discrimination case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] 7-1 Monday in Green v. Brennan [SCOTUSblog materials] that the 45-day limitations period for filing a constructive-discharge claim begins running only after an employee resigns. The…
  • May 23

    Baltimore police officer acquitted in Freddie Gray death

    Baltimore police officer acquitted in Freddie Gray death
    A Baltimore judge on Monday acquitted police officer Edward Nero on all counts for his role in the death of Freddie Gray. The verdict [Baltimore Sun report] followed a five-day bench trial in which Nero faced charges of second-degree assault,…
Rank this Week: 27

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Feb 14

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law
    2-14-16 California: SACRAMENTO – Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today she is authoring legislation that will stop the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) from allowing convicted sex offenders…
  • Feb 12

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction
    2-12-16 New Hampshire: HB 1153 would prohibit towns or municipalities in New Hampshire from passing ordinances that restrict where registered sex offenders can reside. The bill is being considered by the House Criminal Justice and Public…
  • Feb 12

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?
    2-12-16 California: They’ve got to go somewhere. Nobody wants Sharper Future, the California-based rehab center for sex offenders, on their block. This week, clinic owners abandoned a bid to move into the vacant space at 100 Church St.…
Rank this Week: 26

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
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: 28

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 23

    EPA’s Newest Environmental Justice Strategy Available for Public Review

    EPA’s Newest Environmental Justice Strategy Available for Public Review
    About the Author: Charles Lee is the Deputy Associate Assistant Administrator for Environmental Justice at EPA. Mr. Lee is widely recognized as a true environmental justice pioneer. He was the principal author of the landmark report,…
  • May 20

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick It’s National Bike to Work Day! Did you ride your bike to work? Way to go! Now you can sit back, relax, and catch up on the latest in EPA science. And if you didn’t bike to work—that’s okay, I…
  • May 20

    GROing Above and Beyond

    GROing Above and Beyond
    By Michaela Burns Having recently graduated university, I still have early morning classes, long research paper assignments, and three to five hour finals very fresh in my mind. So fresh in fact that some days I find myself still preparing to…
Rank this Week: 29

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 23

    The Tennessee Waltz Around Gideon

    The Tennessee Waltz Around Gideon
    The first step in the dance is to find someone with the veneer of respectability willing to take the lead. They found him, Bill Koch, who sat on the Tennessee Supreme Court before he took the job of dean at Nashville Law School.…
  • May 23

    The Word You’re Searching For Is “Lie”

    The Word You’re Searching For Is “Lie”
    United States Judge Andrew Hanen has rocked the legal world with an order of shocking, if legally dubious, magnitude. Therefore, this Court, in an effort to ensure that all Justice Department attorneys who appear in the courts of the…
  • May 22

    The Promised Rose Garden Wilt

    The Promised Rose Garden Wilt
    The New York Times bemoans the “broken bargain” with college graduates, following up on President Obama’s commencement address to students at Rutgers, who are already starting out at the deficit of being in New Jersey: In…
Rank this Week: 30

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 31

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 22

    DeCosters and Jail: three months seem just about right

    DeCosters and Jail: three months seem just about right
    Jack DeCoster and Peter DeCoster were sentenced April 13, 2015 by U.S. District Court Judge Mark Bennett to three months in prison for introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce.  In... Continue Reading
  • May 21

    Needle Tenderized Steaks Now Come With Warning

    Needle Tenderized Steaks Now Come With Warning
    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS), starting May 17th meat processors are required to disclose on labels whether meat has been through the commonly... Continue Reading
  • May 21

    Sunflower Listeria Kernel Update

    Sunflower Listeria Kernel Update
    SunOpta expanded recall of sunflower kernels which have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria has now impacted dozens of other products now listed on the FDA recall page Listeria  is... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 32

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 23

    "Penalty Against Bank of America Overturned in Mortgage Case"

    "Penalty Against Bank of America Overturned in Mortgage Case"
    "Penalty Against Bank of America Overturned in Mortgage Case": Michael Corkery will have this article in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times. Nate Raymond and Jonathan Stempel of Reuters report that "Bank of America $1.27 billion U.S.…
  • May 23

    "Court reinstates Libor antitrust lawsuits against banks"

    "Court reinstates Libor antitrust lawsuits against banks"
    "Court reinstates Libor antitrust lawsuits against banks": Kevin McCoy of USA Today has this report. Jonathan Stempel of Reuters reports that "Big banks lose as U.S. appeals court revives Libor lawsuits." The Associated Press reports that…
  • May 23

    "Breyer says Supreme Court not diminished with only 8 members"

    "Breyer says Supreme Court not diminished with only 8 members"
    "Breyer says Supreme Court not diminished with only 8 members": Sam Hananel of The Associated Press has this report.
Rank this Week: 33

Carter Law Firm Blog

Carter Law Firm Blog

Covers intellectual property and social media. By Ruth Carter.

http://carterlawaz.com/blog/
  • May 19

    Copyright Protection – Ideas vs Expression

    Copyright Protection – Ideas vs Expression
    A common mistake among professional creatives and amateur is understanding the scope of copyright protection, In the U.S., when you have a copyright, you have protection for your original expression, not the ideas contained within your work.…
  • May 16

    Planning for the Digital Afterlife

    Planning for the Digital Afterlife
    Your accounts on websites and social media platforms, website domains, and all the content you post are your property, and therefore part of your estate.  When you pass away, your estate plan determines who will inherit your possession,…
  • May 5

    Stolen Images: How to Respond if Someone Uses your Photo Without Permission

    Stolen Images: How to Respond if Someone Uses your Photo Without Permission
    What should you do if you discover that someone is using a photo you took without your permission? As the person who took the photo, you are likely the copyright owner, which gives you the right to control where and how your work is copied,…
Rank this Week: 34

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 35

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • May 13

    9 Worst Cars to Avoid Buying

    9 Worst Cars to Avoid Buying
    A recent news story discussed the 9 new worst cars, based on ratings compiled by Consumer Reports.   The ratings were based on a combination of factors, including safety, road-test scores, projected reliability, and owner…
  • May 11

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Client Review: Auto Fraud Case

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Client Review: Auto Fraud Case
    Client:  Latasha Client Review:  I went to Taras Rudnitsky law firm back in September of 2014 with a major problem where a car dealership did some illegal things from illegal repossession of the truck I purchased from the dealership…
  • Mar 29

    Consumer Reports Rates 10 Worst New Cars for 2016

    Consumer Reports Rates 10 Worst New Cars for 2016
    According to a story published in the USA Today, Consumer Reports has published its list of the 10 worst new cars, broken down by category.  Here are the losers, according to their rankings, which are based on safety, projected…
Rank this Week: 37

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 36

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

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

    Elderly Woman Killed in La Habra Car Accident

    Elderly Woman Killed in La Habra Car Accident
    Ching Fong Liu, 82, was killed in a car accident in La Habra the night of May 19, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Arbolita Drive. Officers…
  • May 17

    Driver Killed in Orange DUI Crash

    Driver Killed in Orange DUI Crash
    One person was killed in a fiery car crash in Orange, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal car accident occurred the night of May 12, 2016 at the…
  • May 5

    Garden Grove Marine Killed in Rollover Crash

    Garden Grove Marine Killed in Rollover Crash
    Robert Telles Jr., 25, a U.S. Marine was killed in a rollover crash in Orange the morning of May 4, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal rollover crash occurred on the northbound 57 Freeway near the…
Rank this Week: 41

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
  • May 23

    Call on U.S. Congress to Lift Embargo Against Cuba

    Call on U.S. Congress to Lift Embargo Against Cuba
              President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba in March marked a key turning point in U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relations. The president’s visit follows a series of efforts made by the Clinton and Obama…
  • May 23

    Worldwide Activism Brings Justice for Maria Teresa Rivera!

    Worldwide Activism Brings Justice for Maria Teresa Rivera!
    On Friday, May 20, a Salvadoran Court held a resentencing hearing for Maria Teresa Rivera, a woman who was serving a 40-year prison term for allegedly killing her newborn child.
  • May 22

    Heading the Wrong Way: The Ever Closing Political Space in Ethiopia

    Heading the Wrong Way: The Ever Closing Political Space in Ethiopia
    Sub-Saharan Africa is facing a growing trend of evaporating political space. Non-governmental organizations are being heavily and often violently restricted, and newspapers, bloggers and other voices of dissent or criticism are being silenced…
Rank this Week: 39

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Supreme Court Denies Review In Two Cases of Interest

    Supreme Court Denies Review In Two Cases of Interest
    The U.S. Supreme Court today denied certiorari in two cases of interest (Order List):Chabad-Lubavitch of Michigan v. Schuchman, (Docket No. 15-1005, cert. denied 5/23/2016). In the case, the Michigan Supreme Court found that the statute of…
  • May 23

    Supreme Court Sends 2 More Contraceptive Mandate Cases Back To Circuit Court

    Supreme Court Sends 2 More Contraceptive Mandate Cases Back To Circuit Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court today sent back to Courts of Appeal two more of the cases involving challenges by religious non-profits to the contraceptive coverage mandate accommodation. (5/23/16 Order List).  The cases today in which the Court…
  • May 23

    Tajikistan Voters Ban Religious Political Partie

    Tajikistan Voters Ban Religious Political Partie
    Deutsche Welle reports that voters in Tajikistan yesterday overwhelmingly (94.5% in favor) approved a series of constitutional amendments. One of them bans all political parties based on religion.  Last year the government…
Rank this Week: 40

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 38

Securities Lawyers Blog

Securities Lawyers Blog

Covers securities law. By Gana LLP.

http://www.securitieslawyersblog.com/
  • May 23

    FINRA Bars Christopher Burtraw Over Borrowing Client Fund

    FINRA Bars Christopher Burtraw Over Borrowing Client Fund
    The investment lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating the regulatory action brought by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against Christopher Burtraw (Burtraw) working out of Lakewood, Colorado alleging that the broker…
  • May 23

    Customer Complaints Involving Alternative Investments Against Broker Robert Cannon

    Customer Complaints Involving Alternative Investments Against Broker Robert Cannon
    The securities lawyers of Gana LLP are investigating a customer complaints filed with The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against broker Robert Cannon (Cannon).  According to BrokerCheck records Cannon has been subject to…
  • May 21

    Customers File Complaints Against Broker Charles Correal Over Unsuitable Oil and Gas Investment

    Customers File Complaints Against Broker Charles Correal Over Unsuitable Oil and Gas Investment
    The investment attorneys of Gana LLP are investigating investor claims of unsuitable investments in oil and gas related products.  Our firm is currently representing a number of investors who lost substantial savings due to poor advice…
Rank this Week: 42

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
  • May 17

    Police Officer’s Testimony on Fault of an Accident is Ruled Inadmissible

    Police Officer’s Testimony on Fault of an Accident is Ruled Inadmissible
    Billy R. Richey filed a lawsuit against State Farm Automobile Insurance Co. to recover for his injuries under the uninsured motorist coverage of his State Farm Insurance auto policy. On the evening of April 5, 2008, Richey was driving his…
  • May 16

    Diesel Exhaust Contributes to Lung Cancer Death

    Diesel Exhaust Contributes to Lung Cancer Death
    In a recent workers’ compensation case, a bus mechanic who was diagnosed with lung cancer was told his illness was caused by exposure to diesel exhaust. The ruling in that case sent alarms out that the burning of diesel fuel has…
  • May 3

    U.S. District Court Jury Finds Trucker 100% at Fault for His Own Traumatic Brain Injury

    U.S. District Court Jury Finds Trucker 100% at Fault for His Own Traumatic Brain Injury
    On Dec. 16, 2009, Terry Smith was employed by Sycamore Specialized Carriers.  He drove his tractor-trailer to the defendant Casini Warehousing Corp.’s warehouse in Bensenville, Ill. Casini’s personnel used an overhead…
Rank this Week: 45

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • May 4

    Trademark officials must distinguish between irony and offense

    Trademark officials must distinguish between irony and offense
    Sonia Katyal writes for The New York Times, May 4, 2016 Brands and trade symbols are not just pictures. They implicate the very force of identity, which can form and recode itself according to the dynamic pull of public culture. But there are…
  • May 4

    The White House has some unexpected ideas about reducing crime

    The White House has some unexpected ideas about reducing crime
    Franklin Zimring quoted in The Washington Post, May 4, 2016 “If you and I are selling drugs on the street, we’re both going to want the best corner, and if we have a conflict about who got there first, we’re not going to put…
  • May 3

    Pulte fight pits company’s founder against its board

    Pulte fight pits company’s founder against its board
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, May 3, 2016 Mr. Pulte’s interests are divided, as he has hedged his own stock holdings in the company and borrowed heavily against them, leaving one to wonder whether he is acting…
Rank this Week: 44

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 43