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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/
  • Apr 15

    It’s Jail Time for Mortgage Broker who Stole Escrow Fund

    It’s Jail Time for Mortgage Broker who Stole Escrow Fund
    Steve Kessedjian, 51, Los Angeles, California, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill to 21 months in prison for stealing refinance funds intended to pay off debts, which forced the borrowers into bankruptcy……
  • Apr 15

    Businessman Indicted for Hiding Mortgage Payments from Bankruptcy Court

    Businessman Indicted for Hiding Mortgage Payments from Bankruptcy Court
    William D. “Butch” Dickson, 58, Jackson, Mississippi, was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 8, 2014, on six counts of bankruptcy fraud, six counts of bank fraud, and five counts of wire fraud for relocated his businesses…
  • Apr 14

    2 Lawyers Charged with Running Short Sale Mortgage Fraud Scheme

    2 Lawyers Charged with Running Short Sale Mortgage Fraud Scheme
    Kenneth Schwartz, 64, Huntington, New York, and Helene Stetch, 50, Lindenhurst, New York, have been charged by a Queens County grand jury with defrauding homeowners, financial institution and real estate buyers out of more than $1 million…
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/
  • Apr 15

    Pistorius Testimony Over, Back to Expert Witnesse

    Pistorius Testimony Over, Back to Expert Witnesse
    Oscar Pistorius has completed his testimony. The prosecutor picked apart every little detail hoping to show his version of events was not possible. The state is pushing an alternate theory, however, it sounds like it's nothing more than…
  • Apr 14

    Monday Night Open Thread

    Monday Night Open Thread
    Tonight is the first night of Passover, the inspirational holiday that celebrates freedom and the release of the Jews from slavery in Egypt 3,000 years ago. The full story is here. Our best wishes to all who are observing. This is an open…
  • Apr 14

    Mexico AG: Unhappy with Zambada-Niebla Deal, No Plan to Extradite El Chapo

    Mexico AG: Unhappy with Zambada-Niebla Deal, No Plan to Extradite El Chapo
    Murillo Karam, Attorney General for Mexico, gave an interview today to Radio Fórmula during which he expressed displeasure with DOJ's recent plea deal with Jesus Vicente Zambada-Niebla, son of Sinaloa co-leader Ismael Zambada-Garcia.…
Rank this Week: 3

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/
  • Apr 15

    Fraudster jailed for £4m boiler room scam – Daily Telegraph

    Fraudster jailed for £4m boiler room scam – Daily Telegraph
    ‘John Curtin, one of five conspirators convicted for their roles in a £4 million boiler room scam, was jailed for three years yesterday. The 38 year old was the last of the five conspirators to be jailed. Brian James…
  • Apr 15

    Weber v Weber – WLR Daily

    Weber v Weber – WLR Daily
    Weber v Weber: (Case C-438/12);   [2014] WLR (D)  165 ‘There fell within the category of proceedings which had as their object “rights in rem in immovable property”, within the meaning of article 22(1) of…
  • Apr 15

    Director of Public Prosecutions v Issler and others – WLR Daily

    Director of Public Prosecutions v Issler and others – WLR Daily
    Director of Public Prosecutions v Issler and others: [2014] EWHC 669 (Admin);   [2014] WLR (D)  164 ‘For the purposes of the Road Vehicle (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986 and the Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Apr 15

    [Sasha Volokh] Improving private prisons through the tax code

    [Sasha Volokh] Improving private prisons through the tax code
    On Tax Day, it’s appropriate to note this new student note in the NYU Law Review: We Tried to Make Them Offer Rehab, but They Said, “No, No, No!”: Incentivizing Private Prison Reform Through the Private Prisoner…
  • Apr 15

    [Orin Kerr] Chemerinsky and Menkel-Meadow on curricular reform

    [Orin Kerr] Chemerinsky and Menkel-Meadow on curricular reform
    In the New York Times, Erwin Chemerinsky and Carrie Menkel-Meadow offer a very sunny perspective on the current state of legal education. At the end, they argue that what law schools really need these days is curricular innovation: Law school…
  • Apr 15

    [Orin Kerr] My SCOTUSblog interview

    [Orin Kerr] My SCOTUSblog interview
    I was interviewed recently for the “SCOTUSblog on Camera” series. The series features in-depth interviews of members of the Supreme Court community about a range of topics. For those who may be interested in watching, the entire…
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    LA - Drunk lawyer (Jennifer Gaubert) tries to seduce a cab driver

    LA - Drunk lawyer (Jennifer Gaubert) tries to seduce a cab driver
    Jennifer GaubertOriginal Article 04/15/2014 She tried, pleaded and used every trick in her book — but ultimately left frustrated after failing to seduce a cabbie, who rebuffed her multiple attempts, saying he was loyal to his…
  • Apr 15

    OR - Ex-Oregon Deputy (Kenneth Turkle) Charged With Abusing 17-Year-Old

    OR - Ex-Oregon Deputy (Kenneth Turkle) Charged With Abusing 17-Year-Old
    Kenneth TurkleOriginal Article 04/14/2014 PORTLAND (AP) - A 42-year-old former Lake County sheriff's deputy has been accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old Lakeview girl reported missing late last week. The Oregon State Police say the…
  • Apr 15

    MN - Reform on sex offenders stalls in Minnesota Legislature

    MN - Reform on sex offenders stalls in Minnesota Legislature
    Lucinda JessonOriginal Article 04/14/2014 By ABBY SIMONS Judge has ordered state program overhauled, but doing so means huge political risks for legislators. The pressure to overhaul a state sex offender treatment program that has been…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Apr 15

    Wherein Black People Have To Go To School With Confederate

    Wherein Black People Have To Go To School With Confederate
    Racial controversy brewing at a school named after a Confederate general.
  • Apr 15

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.15.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.15.14
    * The annual Peeps In Law contest is open! Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. on April 21. [ABA Journal] * A comprehensive look at the law school reputation rank component of the U.S. News rankings. Maybe Professor Illig can take heart that…
  • Apr 15

    Yet Another Defense Of Law Schools (Yawn)

    Yet Another Defense Of Law Schools (Yawn)
    Who's coming to the defense of legal academia in the pages of the New York Times now?
Rank this Week: 7

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Jul 6

    Digital Traces: Archiving in digital domain

    Digital Traces: Archiving in digital domain
    Presentation delivered today at Open Edit, held at Park Street Mews, Colombo. A lively discussion ensued focussed around the politics of exclusion, power, the nature of corporate ownership over archived web content, questions over the nature…
  • Jul 6

    Digital Traces: Archiving in digital domain

    Digital Traces: Archiving in digital domain
    Presentation delivered today at Open Edit, held at Park Street Mews, Colombo. A lively discussion ensued focussed around the politics of exclusion, power, the nature of corporate ownership over archived web content, questions over the nature…
  • Jun 23

    From hate and harm to aid and advocacy: Angelo Fernando’s ‘Chat Republic’

    From hate and harm to aid and advocacy: Angelo Fernando’s ‘Chat Republic’
    Cross-posted from Groundviews. ### Angelo Fernando, in addition to being a long-standing columnist in the Lanka Monthly Digest (LMD) is also the author of a new book, Chat Republic: How Social Media Drives Us To Be Human 1.0 in…
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Apr 15

    SEE YA!

    SEE YA!
    Let's all wave! El Nido Resorts -- Pangulasian Saying hello ... or goodbye?
  • Apr 15

    ANOTHER IF/THEN

    ANOTHER IF/THEN
    LaChanze as Kate IF/THEN
  • Apr 15

    SO LONG SEBELIUS!

    SO LONG SEBELIUS!
    I was flying when I learned Sebelius resigned as Health and Human Services Secretary. (Old news.)
Rank this Week: 9

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/
  • Apr 15

    In Corporate Monitor, a Well-Paying Job but Unknown Result

    In Corporate Monitor, a Well-Paying Job but Unknown Result
    A compliance supervisor is hired ensure that a company accused of wrongdoing does not break the law again, but the concept is problematic, writes Steven Davidoff in the Deal Professor.
  • Apr 15

    Moelis & Co. Prices Its I.P.O. at $25 a Share, Below Expectation

    Moelis & Co. Prices Its I.P.O. at $25 a Share, Below Expectation
    The pricing of the offering below its expected range suggests that not even a strongly performing investment bank can escape the chill that has entered the I.P.O. market.
  • Apr 15

    Fed Weighing New Rules on Short-Term Borrowing, Yellen Say

    Fed Weighing New Rules on Short-Term Borrowing, Yellen Say
    The Fed chairwoman on Tuesday suggested some measures to reduce the risks for Wall Street firms. The measures include requiring banks to hold more capital.
Rank this Week: 10

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
  • Apr 14

    Call for Proposals for “Crosscutting Programs” at 2015 AALS Annual Meeting

    Call for Proposals for “Crosscutting Programs” at 2015 AALS Annual Meeting
    The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has issued a call for proposals for “Crosscutting Programs,” which “focus on multi-subject and interdisciplinary subjects with new perspectives on legal issues or the…
  • Apr 14

    The Intersection of Breaking Bad and the Law—A Call for Paper

    The Intersection of Breaking Bad and the Law—A Call for Paper
    The New Mexico Law Review has issued a rather interesting call for papers; they are soliciting articles for a special issue dedicated to the exploration of legal issues arising from the television series Breaking Bad. The call for papers…
  • Apr 14

    Conference on Copyright and Media Pluralism in China—Eugene, Oregon

    Conference on Copyright and Media Pluralism in China—Eugene, Oregon
    The University of Oregon School of Law will host a conference entitled “Copyright and Media Pluralism in China” on Friday, April 18, 2014. More information can be found here.
Rank this Week: 11

Indiana Real Property and…

Indiana Real Property and Environmental Law Report

Comments on Indiana real estate, land use and environmental cases. By Jeff Lorenzo.

http://indianarealpropertylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 12

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Louisiana State University Law Professor Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Apr 15

    Berlusconi To Serve a Year of Community Service Rather Than Prison Time

    Berlusconi To Serve a Year of Community Service Rather Than Prison Time
    A Milanese court has agreed that Silvio Berlusconi may serve a year of community service in lieu of four years in prison because of his age. The former Italian Prime Minister and owner of a media empire had been sentenced...
  • Apr 14

    Pulitzer Prize Board Announces Winners For 2014

    Pulitzer Prize Board Announces Winners For 2014
    The Pulitzer Prize Board has named its winners for 2014. On the list: The Guardian US and the Washington Post won for public service, for coverage of the Edward Snowden story, the Boston Globe won the breaking news prize for...
  • Apr 14

    D.C. Magistrate Judge Asks EFF, Feds For Further Assistance With Technical Issues In Cell Phone Disclosure Case

    D.C. Magistrate Judge Asks EFF, Feds For Further Assistance With Technical Issues In Cell Phone Disclosure Case
    U.S. Magistrate Judge John Facciola has asked the Electronic Frontier Foundation to serve as amicus curiae in a case involving the federal government's request for the disclosure of historic cell site location information (CLSI). The judge…
Rank this Week: 13

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave

    You Can Check Out But You Can Never Leave
    As we posted before, sometimes getting OUT of Obamacare is as difficult as getting in. Well, it get's worse.A fellow agent in the midwest has two clients that are turning 65 and would like to get OUT of Obamacare and INTO Medicare.But…
  • Apr 14

    Pesach 5774 / Passover 2014

    Pesach 5774 / Passover 2014
    Tonight marks the first evening of Passover, and the first of the two traditional meals called "seders" ("seder" means "order"). It's a ritual and a meal, and commemorates the end of the Israelites' 400 year stint as slaves to the Egyptians.I…
  • Apr 14

    Caution, Socialism at Work

    Caution, Socialism at Work
    Universal health care is a wonderful consideration, but the political dogma doesn't match up with results.  We were told the U.S. was the only civilized nation that did not have free health care. So?Is free better?Half of nurses are…
Rank this Week: 14

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 15

    Complaint Mechanism of Child Rights Treaty Enters Into Force

    Complaint Mechanism of Child Rights Treaty Enters Into Force
    The treaty establishing a complaint mechanism for the Convention on the Rights of the Child (“OP3”) entered into force on 14 April 2014. Costa Rica brought the number of ratifications of this Optional Protocol to the required ten,…
  • Apr 11

    Sharing in joy at annual WILIG luncheon

    Sharing in joy at annual WILIG luncheon
    WASHINGTON – The President of the International Court of Justice spoke for a banquet room full of women and men yesterday when he said, “I am just here to share in the joy of my colleagues.” The colleagues of whom ICJ…
  • Apr 8

    New tool for US judges & litigants: ASIL Benchbook on International Law

    New tool for US judges & litigants: ASIL Benchbook on International Law
    It’s my great pleasure to announce the publication of the American Society of International Law Benchbook on International Law (2014). This represents the culmination of several years of hard work by 4 dozen contributors, international…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Apr 15

    Tax Day

    Tax Day
    “Taxes are what we pay for civilized society,” wrote Justice Oliver Wendel Holmes (in dissent); it seems I’ve been misquoting it for decades as “taxes are the price of civilization.” They’ve even got the…
  • Apr 11

    Gamification

    Gamification
    Reprinted with kind permission of Mike Stanfill
  • Apr 8

    Summer Research Assistant Wanted

    Summer Research Assistant Wanted
    Apologies, blog readers, but this announcement is for UM Law 1L & 2L students only: I would like to hire a part-time summer research assistant. The hours are negotiable, but likely would be in the 15 hours per week range. ……
Rank this Week: 16

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    What Are We Reading?

    What Are We Reading?
    To celebrate National Library Week, the Gallagher Law Library staff was again asked "what are you reading? What's on your nightstand, in your backpack, on your e-reader right now?" It's no surprise that people who work in libraries tend to be…
  • Apr 14

    It's National Library Week!

    It's National Library Week!
    We have some fun activities planned for law students this week!TGITThe Library is hosting TGIT on April 17th from 5:30-7:30 in Room 115 or on the terrace if it's nice.  Don't forget to bring your IDs!SHELFIESSubmit a picture of yourself…
  • Apr 13

    UW Journals Publishing New Scholarship

    UW Journals Publishing New Scholarship
    Current journal issues from UW Law have a high dose of high tech, mixed with constitutional law and public policy.The new issue of the Washington Law Review features five articles about different aspects of big data and artificial…
Rank this Week: 17

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
  • Apr 8

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Rothing v. Gallatin Co., et al.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Rothing v. Gallatin Co., et al.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CIVIL – OTHER DA 13-0842, 2014 MT 95N, PETER ROTHING, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. GALLATIN COUNTY and its agents, MARTY LAMBERT,…
  • Apr 8

    OPINION: Empire Office v. Demaray

    OPINION: Empire Office v. Demaray
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 13-0455, 2014 MT 94, EMPIRE OFFICE MACHINES, INC., a Montana Corporation, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. ASPEN…
  • Apr 8

    OPINION: State v. Giacomini

    OPINION: State v. Giacomini
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: DIRECT APPEAL – CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 13-0422, 2014 MT 93, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JOSEPH GIACOMINI, Defendant and…
Rank this Week: 18

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 15

    Obama: NSA Must Reveal Bugs Like Heartbleed, Unless They Help the NSA

    Obama: NSA Must Reveal Bugs Like Heartbleed, Unless They Help the NSA
    According to Obama, any flaws that have "a clear national security or law enforcement" use can be kept secret and exploited.
  • Apr 11

    Report: NSA Exploited Heartbleed to Siphon Passwords for Two Year

    Report: NSA Exploited Heartbleed to Siphon Passwords for Two Year
    The NSA knew about and exploited the Heartbleed vulnerability for two years before it was publicly exposed this week, and used it to steal account passwords and other data, according to a news report.
  • Apr 11

    Appeals Court Overturns Conviction of AT&T Hacker ‘Weev’

    Appeals Court Overturns Conviction of AT&T Hacker ‘Weev’
    Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer, a hacker sentenced to three and a half years in prison for obtaining the personal data of more than 100,000 iPad owners from AT&T’s unsecured website is about to go free, after a ruling today that…
Rank this Week: 19

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell 13-975 Issue: Whether a document from a state or local government stating that an application has been denied, but providing no reasons whatsoever for the…
  • Apr 15

    Filibuster challenge fails in court

    Filibuster challenge fails in court
    Civic groups, lawmakers, and individuals who believe that the Constitution requires majority rule in Congress failed in their challenge to Senate filibuster rules, as a federal appeals court decided on Tuesday that they had sued the…
  • Apr 15

    Argument preview: Justices to consider “truth-in-labeling” fruit juice

    Argument preview: Justices to consider “truth-in-labeling” fruit juice
    It has to be galling for the company famed for its longstanding “It’s the Real Thing” advertising campaign to stand in the Supreme Court offering technical defenses for an outrageously misleading product name, but there we…
Rank this Week: 21

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/
  • Apr 15

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Healthcare and Heartbleed, Conflict Minerals, Ghost Posting

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Healthcare and Heartbleed, Conflict Minerals, Ghost Posting
    Heartbleed continues to be a big topic on the LexBlog Network, as today Husch Blackwell attorneys chime in on mitigating risk in healthcare. Also, the D.C. Circuit struck down a key provision of the SEC’s conflict minerals rule, and we…
  • Apr 14

    Attorney-client matching websites : Are they innovative?

    Attorney-client matching websites : Are they innovative?
    With the influx of capital into the legal industry, we’re seeing a number of lawyer-client matching sites. The Wall Street Journal’s Jennifer Smith referencing Priori Legal, LegalReach, and UpCounsel reports on the potential of…
  • Apr 14

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: China Trademarks, Heartbleed Vulnerability, NYC Asbestos Litigation

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: China Trademarks, Heartbleed Vulnerability, NYC Asbestos Litigation
    For some time, it took LexBlog Network authors some time to get writing on Heartbleed. Now, that may have been because they’ve so busy dealing with it—but either way, that isn’t the case anymore. It’s a big subject on…
Rank this Week: 20

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: 22

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Apr 15

    Disaster Displacement: Gaps in International Norm

    Disaster Displacement: Gaps in International Norm
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon There is an interesting interview with Professor Walter Kahlin, former Representative of the UN Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, on disaster displacement over at the…
  • Apr 15

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 60 people in an attack on a village in northeast…
  • Apr 14

    Now in Paperback: The Oxford Guide to Treatie

    Now in Paperback: The Oxford Guide to Treatie
    by Duncan Hollis by Duncan Hollis Just a quick note to flag for interested readers that Oxford has released a paperback version of my book, The Oxford Guide to Treaties.  Happily, it is significantly cheaper than the hardback…
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Oct 21

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe
    Há nove anos, os presidentes dos tribunais superiores entregaram ao então ministro da Justiça Márcio Thomaz Bastos uma proposta de modernização do Judiciário, sugerindo uma série de…
  • Sep 26

    Yankees go home

    Yankees go home
     Artigo publicado no Editorial do Jornal valor Econômico em 26/09/2013   Yankees go home Por Heloisa Magalhães O “pito” de Dilma Rousseff nos americanos e a reação ao poder da…
  • Sep 11

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape
    A análise de validade das provas geradas em formato digital nas perícias forenses será o tema da palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. CONAPE - Congresso Nacional de Perícia Judicial: Conhecimento e…
Rank this Week: 24

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 26

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Injured by a Recalled Product?

    Injured by a Recalled Product?
    You may have heard about the recent ignition switch recall by General Motors. http://www.gm.com/ignition-switch-recall.html. Such product recalls are not uncommon and the chances are that you have received a letter at some point in your life…
  • Apr 10

    The international aspect of personal injury law

    The international aspect of personal injury law
    Were you injured abroad by an American product? Or, were you in the United States when you were personally injured and now reside abroad? If either situation applies to you, you may be entitled to the benefit of an American court – even…
  • Apr 9

    How long do I have to file a lawsuit and when is it too early to get an attorney?

    How long do I have to file a lawsuit and when is it too early to get an attorney?
    In short, the answers are: It depends and it’s never too early to consider legal representation. Each personal injury matter is subject to a statute of limitations. Essentially, this term means that you only have so long to file your…
Rank this Week: 25

Illinois Business Law Journal

Illinois Business Law Journal

Covers recent developments affecting business law. From the University of Illinois College of Law.

http://www.law.illinois.edu/bljournal/
  • Apr 13

    National Security Space Launch: No Contest

    National Security Space Launch: No Contest
                 Competition and innovation are key ideals in American society, and they were the main focus on March 5, 2014 when the CEOs of SpaceX and United Launch Alliance (“ULA”) testified…
  • Apr 12

    Lessons from Hartney: How to Reduce Tax Forum Shopping by Illinois Retailer

    Lessons from Hartney: How to Reduce Tax Forum Shopping by Illinois Retailer
                The Illinois’ Local Retailers’ Occupation Tax Acts (ROT Acts) allows “municipal governments and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) to impose a retail occupation tax…
  • Apr 12

    In-App Purchases: the classic game of bait-and-switch, now available on Google Play

    In-App Purchases: the classic game of bait-and-switch, now available on Google Play
    In February, a New York mother of a five-year-old boy did what many busy parents do to keep their kids occupied: she gave him a game. This particular game, Marvel’s “Run Jump Smash”, was on her tablet.2 She purchased the…
Rank this Week: 27

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 15

    Plagiarism in Legal Brief

    Plagiarism in Legal Brief
    I was having a conversation with a colleague the other day about the fact that there does not seem to be a clear set of norms about copying from another attorney’s brief.  Suppose I were working on a case and I read a brief that…
  • Apr 15

    Decanonization

    Decanonization
    I learned recently that once sainthood is conferred by the Catholic Church that status cannot be revoked.  Not so for Supreme Court opinions or canonical legal texts.  A great deal has been written about how authorities are…
  • Apr 14

    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 64, Number 2, Spring 2014

    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 64, Number 2, Spring 2014
    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 64, Number 2, Spring 2014 A theory of redressive justice Andrew S Gold When tribalism meets liberalism: Human rights and Indigenous boundary problems in Canada Kirsty Gover Administrative…
Rank this Week: 28

BYU CSO (Career Services Office)…

BYU CSO (Career Services Office) Blog

BYU's Career Services Office (CSO) offers tips on how to survive and thrive in the legal world.

http://byulawcso.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    1Ls in the Phoenix Area in May - Workshop/Reception with Snell & Wilmer

    1Ls in the Phoenix Area in May - Workshop/Reception with Snell & Wilmer
    1Ls in the Phoenix area in May:You just started or are about to begin your first legal job. It is a very exciting time, but it also can cause some anxiety. How do you succeed in this position? What should you do to gain the most out of …
  • Apr 14

    Things I Wish I'd Known as a First Year Associate

    Things I Wish I'd Known as a First Year Associate
    By Jay HarringtonA family friend will be graduating from law school this spring and starting his career at a large law firm next fall. Asked to provide some advice, I started compiling tips and recommendations — things to do and…
  • Apr 10

    Writing Your First Professional Memo

    Writing Your First Professional Memo
    By Gabriella Khorasanee, JD As a lowly summer or first-year associate, one of the things you will definitely be tasked to do is write a memo. And while you wrote a legal memo in your legal writing class, you can be sure…
Rank this Week: 29

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Apr 15

    The Spotify Lover’s Delimma

    The Spotify Lover’s Delimma
    Spotify, and the services like it, bring unprecedented options to music fans. But those options haven't equated to success for musicians, creating a dilemma. The post The Spotify Lover’s Delimma appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Apr 15

    3 Count: Banana Dance

    3 Count: Banana Dance
    MGM loses bid to look at Section 6 script, broadcasters ponder post-Aereo future and banana costume leads to bizarre appeals court ruling. The post 3 Count: Banana Dance appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Apr 14

    Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 322 – Mega Lawsuit

    Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 322 – Mega Lawsuit
    Movie studios sue Kim Dotcom/Megaupload, Record labels sue VKontakte and UK streaming site owner arrested by City of London Police. The post Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 322 – Mega Lawsuit appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 30

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Apr 15

    Off-the-Record Examination: Is Conventional Wisdom Wrong?

    Off-the-Record Examination: Is Conventional Wisdom Wrong?
    By Dennis Crouch Interview summaries. In a recent post, Professor Chao discussed the common practice of examiner interviews where the patent attorney discusses outstanding issues with the patent examiner. No transcript or recording of the…
  • Apr 15

    Why No Patent Revivals?

    Why No Patent Revivals?
    By Dennis Crouch Once a patent issues, the patentee must pay a regular maintenance fee to keep the patent in force. The PTO offers a six-month grace period following the due date where the maintenance fee can still be paid (plus a surcharge)…
  • Apr 15

    Substantial Unresolved Issues Unravel Preliminary Injunction

    Substantial Unresolved Issues Unravel Preliminary Injunction
    By Dennis Crouch Vasculary Solutions v. Boston Scientific (Fed. Cir. 2014) In a one-paragraph non-precedential decision, the Federal Circuit has vacated the district court’s preliminary injunction. A preliminary injunction is a…
Rank this Week: 31

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Apr 10

    ECPA reform is not just a U.S. issue

    ECPA reform is not just a U.S. issue
    If US law enforcement officers want to access your private emails, they need to follow the requirements in the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.  ECPA is an old and imperfect piece of legislation.  Industry and civil society…
  • Apr 10

    My Comments On NSA Spying to PCLOB

    My Comments On NSA Spying to PCLOB
    Today I filed comments with the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) in connection with its hearing on section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act. That law is the legal basis for the PRISM surveillance program and involves…
  • Apr 8

    In Standoff with FTC, Wyndham Shoots Itself in the Foot

    In Standoff with FTC, Wyndham Shoots Itself in the Foot
    The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) resounding victory over Wyndham Worldwide Corporation in a U.S. District Court paves the way for increasing privacy and data security action by the agency, which over the past decade has asserted…
Rank this Week: 32

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 15

    Reliability of Information

    Reliability of Information
    If I were a character in a novel I would work at a think tank in a log structure in the mountains and would wear glasses that connect to the internet and flash a virtual keyboard in front of me with a voice command. And I would have a…
  • Apr 15

    What Would Happen to the Profession of Law if It Became a Business?

    What Would Happen to the Profession of Law if It Became a Business?
    We’re obviously talking about the high-minded ideals of the profession, and not the day-to-day reality of a sole practitioner trying to balance the books, but lawyers historically don’t like to think of themselves as being part of…
  • Apr 15

    Redefining Social Media Success Through a Closer Look at the Stat

    Redefining Social Media Success Through a Closer Look at the Stat
    Organizations pursuing civil justice objectives need a website. On this point, there can be no doubt. Often operating with constrained budgets, these organizations need an efficient and appealing means to inform stakeholders and attract…
Rank this Week: 33

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 34

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By University of Cincinnati Law Professor Paul L. Caron and Ron Jones.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 15

    A Day in the Life of a Pepperdine Faculty Member

    A Day in the Life of a Pepperdine Faculty Member
    One of the joys of being a faculty member at Pepperdine is the opportunity to spend time with wonderful visitors who come to the law school because of its unique mission. Today is a great illustration, as we welcomed Gary Haugen (President…
  • Apr 15

    Rao Presents The Tax Policy Implications of State Facilitated Collusion in the Alcohol Market Today at NYU

    Rao Presents The Tax Policy Implications of State Facilitated Collusion in the Alcohol Market Today at NYU
    Nirupama Rao (NYU) presents The Price of Liquor is Too Damn High: State Facilitated Collusion and the Implications for Taxes (with Christopher T. Conlon (Columbia) at NYU today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Daniel…
  • Apr 15

    Kahng Presents The Taxation of Intellectual Capital Today at Washington

    Kahng Presents The Taxation of Intellectual Capital Today at Washington
    Lily Kahng (Seattle) presents The Taxation of Intellectual Capital, 66 Fla. L. Rev. ___ (2014), at The University of Washington today as part of its Graduate Tax Program Colloquium Series: Intellectual capital — broadly defined to include…
Rank this Week: 35

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 15

    Court orders Berlusconi to perform community service at center for elderly

    Court orders Berlusconi to perform community service at center for elderly
    An Italian court ruled [ANSA report] Tuesday that former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi [BBC profile] must perform community service at a home for the elderly as his sentence for tax fraud [JURIST report]. The order was requested by…
  • Apr 15

    Ohio AG approves proposed constitutional amendment to overturn gay marriage ban

    Ohio AG approves proposed constitutional amendment to overturn gay marriage ban
    [JURIST] Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine [official website] determined [press release] on Monday that a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would overturn its current ban on gay marriage had obtained the requisite number of…
  • Apr 15

    New Mexico Supreme Court rules state must recognize Fort Sill Apache tribe

    New Mexico Supreme Court rules state must recognize Fort Sill Apache tribe
    The New Mexico Supreme Court [official website] ruled on Monday that the state must recognize the tribal status of the Fort Sill Apache [official website]. Consisting of 712 members, the Fort Sill Apache, formerly known as the Chiricahua and…
Rank this Week: 36

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: 37

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 15

    The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work

    The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work
    Eileen Appelbaum, Heather Boushey, and John Schmitt |April 15, 2014: “Over the past three decades, there has been a steady rise in the share of women, especially mothers, in the workforce. As indicated by the data, the majority of…
  • Apr 15

    Vital Signs: Births to Teens Aged 15–17 Years — United States, 1991–2012

    Vital Signs: Births to Teens Aged 15–17 Years — United States, 1991–2012
    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly – April 11, 2014 / 63(14);312-318: ”The U.S. teen birth rate has continued to decline, from 84.1 births per 1,000 teens aged 15–19 years in 1991 to an all-time low of 29.4 in 2012 (1).…
  • Apr 15

    EU Report – Text and Data Mining

    EU Report – Text and Data Mining
    Standardisation in the area of innovation and  technological development, notably in the field of Text and Data Mining - Report from the Expert Group, 2014. “Text and data mining (TDM) is an important technique for analysing…
Rank this Week: 39

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Mar 25

    EBSCOhost maintenance and downtime

    EBSCOhost maintenance and downtime
    On Saturday 29 March 2014 from 9am to 11am, the library’s EBSCOhost databases may be intermittently unavailable while EBSCO performs network upgrades. addthis_url = 'http%3A%2F%2Fobelix.lib.hku.hk%2Fcdblog%2F%3Fp%3D16518'; …
  • Mar 24

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source

    Latest Resources from Migration Information Source
    Country Profile Morocco: Setting the Stage for Becoming a Migration Transition Country? Since the 1960s, Morocco has evolved into one of the world’s leading emigration countries. Immigration restrictions in Europe did not stop…
  • Mar 21

    Wisenews systems downtime 29 March 2014

    Wisenews systems downtime 29 March 2014
    Systems maintenance of the Wisenews database has been scheduled on Saturday, 29 Mar 2014 from 18:00 to 24:00 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all Wisenews database services will be temporarily unavailable. addthis_url =…
Rank this Week: 40

Trade Secret Litigator Blog

Trade Secret Litigator Blog

Covers trade secret, covenant not to compete and cybersecurity law. . By Hahn Loeser.

http://www.hahnloeser.com/tradesecretlitigator/
Rank this Week: 38

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Food Safety: Researching the Hazard in Hazardous Food

    Food Safety: Researching the Hazard in Hazardous Food
    The book I was asked to do a Preface for arrived while I was in Baltimore at this year’s Food Safety Summit.  You can buy the hardcover on Amazon. The... Continue Reading
  • Apr 13

    Colorado State Senator Larry Crowder Nominated for State Nut

    Colorado State Senator Larry Crowder Nominated for State Nut
    The Pueblo Chieftain reported Saturday that state Senator Larry Crowder, R-Alamosa, had entered the “juicy fruit argument” at the State Capitol. Apparently, Colorado lawmakers are pushing a bill that would... Continue Reading
  • Apr 13

    Reader’s Digest Magazines: The Dangers in Our Food Supply Are Worse Than You Think

    Reader’s Digest Magazines: The Dangers in Our Food Supply Are Worse Than You Think
    Barry Estabrook wrote for OnEarth and Reader’s Digest Magazines: The Dangers in Our Food Supply Are Worse Than You Think As Barry correctly points out – Foodborne illnesses are escalating... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 41

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: 42

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Australian Study Highlights 5-to-1 ROI of Special Librarie

    Australian Study Highlights 5-to-1 ROI of Special Librarie
    A number of Australian library associations including the Australian Law Library Association published a study earlier this month that highlights the big 5-to-1 bang for the buck of government, law firm and organizational libraries.In fact,…
  • Apr 14

    Guy Berthiaume Appointed New Librarian and Archivist of Canada

    Guy Berthiaume Appointed New Librarian and Archivist of Canada
    The Canadian government announced today that it has appointed Guy Berthiaume as Librarian and Archivist of Canada for a term of five years. He will take over at Library and Archives Canada effective June 23, 2014.He had been President and…
  • Apr 13

    Quebec Bar Association Public Legal Education TV Series Starts Its 4th Season

    Quebec Bar Association Public Legal Education TV Series Starts Its 4th Season
    The fourth season of the television series "Le Droit de savoir" (The right to know) will begin tomorrow on the Canal savoir channel in Quebec. There will be 10 episodes.This season, each show will explore one of the rights guaranteed by the…
Rank this Week: 43

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 44

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 10

    DALL Final Community Service Project

    DALL Final Community Service Project
    As our final community service project of the year, DALL is participating in the Mayor’s Summer Reading Club! See details below for more information on the online book drive we are hosting beginning tomorrow, April 1st.  Please…
  • Apr 2

    2014 DALL Spring Institute

    2014 DALL Spring Institute
    The 2014 Spring Institute will be held on Friday, April 25th. This year’s location is UNT Dallas College of Law. We have an exciting program which includes an AALL Chapter visit from Katie Brown. We will kick off the day at 11:00…
  • Mar 21

    Possible Elimination of FR and CFR indexe

    Possible Elimination of FR and CFR indexe
    Possible Elimination of FR and CFR indexes           Please see the following message from Emily Feltren, Director of Government Relations for AALL, and contact her if you have any examples to…
Rank this Week: 45