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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

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/
  • Sep 12

    Royal hoax phone call inquest: Nurse ‘took own life’ – BBC New

    Royal hoax phone call inquest: Nurse ‘took own life’ – BBC New
    ‘A nurse who put through a hoax phone call at a hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated took her own life, a coroner has concluded.’ Full story BBC News, 12th September 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Sep 12

    Babysitter Jay Miller jailed for toddler attack – BBC New

    Babysitter Jay Miller jailed for toddler attack – BBC New
    ‘A babysitter who broke a two-year-old toddler’s arm and carried out other assaults has been jailed for 30 months.’ Full story BBC News, 12th September 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Sep 12

    We need more independence, BSB director says – Legalfuture

    We need more independence, BSB director says – Legalfuture
    ‘Dr Vanessa Davies, director of the Bar Standards Board (BSB), has made it clear that the regulator will push for more independence in the future.’ Full story Legalfutures, 12th September 2014 Source: www.legalfutures.co.uk
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/
  • Sep 14

    Move Over ISIS, The Khorasan Are Waiting in the Wing

    Move Over ISIS, The Khorasan Are Waiting in the Wing
    The Associated Press today reports that ISIS is not a danger to America, but another Islamic extremist group, Khorasan (aka Khurasan), which is affiliated with al Qaida in Pakistan and Afghanistan and the Taliban, is working with Yemeni…
  • Sep 13

    Where is ISIS Headed Next?

    Where is ISIS Headed Next?
    ISIS has been fairly quiet about its plans lately. Today, it released a new recruitment type video (non-violent). It's called "Squadrons of My State." You can view it here. The chirons for the video use the phrases "Alive in Baghdad First"…
  • Sep 13

    ISIS Executes David Haines, Alan Henning Next

    ISIS Executes David Haines, Alan Henning Next
    ISIS, through Al Furqan Media, has released a video, Message to Allies of America, in which British hostage David Cawthorne Haines meets the same fate as James Foley and Steven Sotloff. The same black-clad killer narrates. Instead of…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Arrest Made in Advance Fee Loan Scam

    Arrest Made in Advance Fee Loan Scam
    David C. Jackson, also known as C. David Manns, 53, has been arrested on a federal criminal complaint charging him with operating an advance fee loan fraud scheme that defrauded individuals out of more than $3 million. Jackson was arrested in…
  • Sep 11

    Man Indicted For Real Estate Fraud Scheme

    Man Indicted For Real Estate Fraud Scheme
    Dana Jefferson, 53, O’Fallon, Missouri, has been indicted on multiple fraud charges involving a scheme to lure lenders by falsely representing that he was the beneficiary of a multi-million dollar inheritance. Jefferson made false…
  • Sep 11

    Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Real Estate Investment Fraud

    Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Real Estate Investment Fraud
    Timothy Jon Oliver, 60, a Minnesota attorney, pleaded guilty to felony wire fraud for his role in scheme wherein he took funds from a construction company to secure financing for a nonexistent real estate development project. Oliver was…
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 4

    FL - Why were service members targeted in local sex stings?

    FL - Why were service members targeted in local sex stings?
    Original Article 08/26/2014 By Noah Pransky Former Army JAG tells 10 Investigates the Air Force is breaking the law by participating in local sex stings where no military members are involved. PINELLAS COUNTY - Not only have Central…
  • Sep 4

    NY - Sex Offenders Housing Restrictions Are Pointle

    NY - Sex Offenders Housing Restrictions Are Pointle
    Original Article 08/25/2014 By Jesse Singal On Thursday, Joseph Goldstein of the New York Times reported that “Dozens of sex offenders who have satisfied their sentences in New York State are being held in prison beyond their release…
  • Sep 4

    NJ - Twenty years later, has Megan’s Law delivered?

    NJ - Twenty years later, has Megan’s Law delivered?
    Maureen KankaOriginal Article 08/24/2014 It’s been 20 years since New Jersey’s Legislature passed Megan’s Law. The two decades since have been filled with legal challenges and disappointment it didn’t accomplish what…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Sep 12

    PRINCESS LEIA WITH CHILD

    PRINCESS LEIA WITH CHILD
    @ Marlins Park (Yes, it was Star Wars night.)
  • Sep 12

    GUARDING WATERMELONS?

    GUARDING WATERMELONS?
    Armed police officers standing over a box of watermelons. @ Trader Joe's (1851 S Federal Highway -- Delray Beach, FL)
  • Sep 12

    STAR WARS NIGHT!

    STAR WARS NIGHT!
    Star Wars Night @ Marlins Park
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Sep 12

    On The Anniversary Of His Death: Why Lawyers Love David Foster Wallace

    On The Anniversary Of His Death: Why Lawyers Love David Foster Wallace
    David Foster Wallace captured the vices and virtues of a certain type of reader, a certain type of writer, a certain type of mind.
  • Sep 12

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.12.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.12.14
    * Mexican drug cartels are moving beyond shipping cocaine and are starting to grow the stuff too. As long as they stop hijacking lime shipments and driving up margarita prices. [Vocativ] The prosecutor who admitted Ray Rice into a pre-trial…
  • Sep 12

    From The Career Files: Which Of Your Selves Comes Forward As A Lawyer?

    From The Career Files: Which Of Your Selves Comes Forward As A Lawyer?
    I have several different selves rattling around inside. No, I’m not suggesting multiple personality disorder. I’m alluding to the varied interests and aptitudes that have led to different careers over time.
Rank this Week: 8

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 9

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: 10

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
  • Sep 12

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?
    Se você se identifica com a nossa área de atuação e tem interesse de trabalhar conosco, conheça nossa oferta de emprego para advogado júnior. Clique na imagem abaixo  
  • 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…
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/
  • Sep 14

    Will social media become more important than mainstream media for law firms?

    Will social media become more important than mainstream media for law firms?
    Probably, but it may take a while. Talking to an established PR professional and a communication professional with a top 5 law firm, the holy grail remains getting coverage in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and other mainstream…
  • Sep 13

    What’s holding you back from blogging?

    What’s holding you back from blogging?
    Darryl Cross, Vice President, Performance Development, LexisNexis (@darrylcross), gave a great talk on “Performance: Art, Science, or Grit” at the LMA Los Angeles program this week. He said it’s often one of three things…
  • Sep 12

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CA Yelp Law, Domestic Violence, Killing Clients with Complexity

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CA Yelp Law, Domestic Violence, Killing Clients with Complexity
    Well, it’s time to call it a day and head to the ballpark for the biggest Mariners series in a decade. But still, hard not to think twice about the role of sports as an escape with what’s transpired this week. Related, Dan…
Rank this Week: 12

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Arizona same-sex marriage ban likely to fall

    Arizona same-sex marriage ban likely to fall
    A federal judge in Phoenix has taken an initial step toward allowing same-sex marriage in that state, indicating that he is likely to strike down the state’s ban when he rules on it soon.  Senior U.S. District Judge John W.…
  • Sep 12

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Ridley School District v. M. R., as Parents of E. R., a Minor 13-1547 Issue: Whether operation of a “stay-put” provision in 20 U.S.C. § 1415(j) – which requires that a child whose…
  • Sep 12

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Briefly: In June, the Court held in Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus that a pre-enforcement challenge to an Ohio law prohibiting false statements in campaigns can go forward, when the challenge is brought by a group that has been previously…
Rank this Week: 13

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Sep 11

    “MLM Lawyer” Sued For Legal Malpractice

    “MLM Lawyer” Sued For Legal Malpractice
    This may be old news to some of you, but I’m finally getting around to writing about it. In June 2014, the receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi scheme case sued the infamous MLM lawyer Kevin Grimes (and his law firm) for legal…
  • Sep 9

    Proof that Herbalife Suck

    Proof that Herbalife Suck
    I have researched multi-level marketing companies for nearly a decade. During that time, I came to the conclusion that the vast majority of participants fail. What does that mean? 99% or more lose money. Since the participants are largely…
  • Sep 8

    Divorce Financials: Finding Hidden Income

    Divorce Financials: Finding Hidden Income
    It is not unusual for the “out” spouse (the one who is not the major breadwinner in the family and who does not have control over the family’s finances) to suspect that income and assets are being hidden during a…
Rank this Week: 14

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 14

    Women in War and at War Conference 2014

    Women in War and at War Conference 2014
    The University of Warwick, Open University Law School and Aberystwyth University are hosting the Women In and At War Conference 2014 on 18th and 19th September at Scarman House (University of Warwick). Women’s roles in war are…
  • Sep 12

    The Legality of ISIS Air Strikes Under International Law

    The Legality of ISIS Air Strikes Under International Law
    President Obama announced in his speech on September 10 that the United States would pursue expanded military (air) strikes against the Islamic State or ISIS terrorist group in both Iraq and Syria.  Many academics have already…
  • Sep 11

    Write On! Legalities and Legacies: The Past, Present, and Future of the Palestine Mandate in International Law

    Write On! Legalities and Legacies: The Past, Present, and Future of the Palestine Mandate in International Law
      The Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Columbia Law School invite the submission of written proposals for an international conference on the international law legacies of the Palestine mandate,…
Rank this Week: 15

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 14

    North Korea court sentences American to six years of hard labor

    North Korea court sentences American to six years of hard labor
    [JURIST] The Supreme Court of North Korea [JURIST news archive] on Sunday sentenced an American man to six years of hard labor for committing "hostile acts" against the country. The court convicted 24-year-old California resident Matthew Todd…
  • Sep 14

    Department of Justice releases report on police body-worn camera

    Department of Justice releases report on police body-worn camera
    [JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Friday released a report [PDF] detailing recommendations and warnings regarding the use of body-worn cameras by police. The report, authored by the DOJ's Community Oriented…
  • Sep 14

    Alaska Supreme Court upholds dismissal of climate change challenge

    Alaska Supreme Court upholds dismissal of climate change challenge
    [JURIST] The Supreme Court of Alaska [official website] on Friday ruled [opinion, PDF] that a lawsuit claiming that officials have failed in their obligations to address climate change was rightfully dismissed in 2012, but not for the reasons…
Rank this Week: 16

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: 17

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/
  • Sep 14

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Second Best & Nonideal Theory

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Second Best & Nonideal Theory
    Introduction The post provides a very basic introduction to the idea of "second best." The term "second best" originated in a famous 1956 article by Lipsey and Lancaster (see bibliography), and it was originally used as a…
  • Sep 13

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850," edited by Ross & Benton

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850," edited by Ross & Benton
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Legal Pluralism and Empires, 1500-1850 edited by Richard J. Ross & Lauren Benton. Here is a description: Historians used to imagine empire as an imperial power extending total domination over its…
  • Sep 13

    Download of the Week: "Originalism and Constructive Interpretation" by Brink

    Download of the Week: "Originalism and Constructive Interpretation" by Brink
    The Download of the Week is Originalism and Constructive Interpretation by David O. Brink. Here is the abstract: This essay argues that a number of Dworkin’s sig nature jurisprudential claims -- including his criticism of Hart’s model of…
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Sep 9

    Business as Usual During Alteration

    Business as Usual During Alteration
    In order to debug some very odd behavior under the hood, I’ll be doing odd things to the site theme in the next day or two. While it may temporarily change the looks, it shouldn’t change the content.
  • Sep 8

    The Rumors Were True

    The Rumors Were True
    Donna Shalala will ‘step down’ as U.Miami President at the end of the school year. It is with gratitude and affection for the University that I share with you my decision to step down at the end of the 2014-2015 … Continue…
  • Sep 4

    Gripe (Small)

    Gripe (Small)
    WordPress released a new version of its TwentyTen theme.  Would it kill them to include a changelog?
Rank this Week: 19

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 20

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 14

    There Are Too Many Lawyers. What's One Law School Dean to Do?

    There Are Too Many Lawyers. What's One Law School Dean to Do?
    San Francisco Weekly, Schooled, Indebt, Struggling & Broke: There Are Too Many Lawyers. What's One Law School Dean to Do?: [UC-Hastings Dean Frank] Wu is not, by most measures, a humble person. But he's definitely conspicuous. ... Wu is,…
  • Sep 14

    Truthdigger of the Week: David Cay Johnston

    Truthdigger of the Week: David Cay Johnston
    Truthdigger of the Week: David Cay Johnston: Every week the Truthdig editorial staff selects a Truthdigger of the Week, a group or person worthy of recognition for speaking truth to power, breaking the story or blowing the whistle. It is not…
  • Sep 14

    Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads on SSRN, with a new paper debuting on the list at #5. The #1 paper is now #20 in all-time downloads among 10,292 tax papers: [2901 Downloads]…
Rank this Week: 21

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Sep 11

    Feds Threatened to Fine Yahoo $250K Daily for Not Complying With PRISM

    Feds Threatened to Fine Yahoo $250K Daily for Not Complying With PRISM
    A secret and scrappy court battle that Yahoo launched to resist the NSA’s PRISM spy program came to an end in 2008 because the Feds threatened the internet giant with a massive $250,000 a day fine if it didn’t comply. The detail…
  • Sep 11

    How Online Black Markets Have Evolved Since Silk Road’s Downfall

    How Online Black Markets Have Evolved Since Silk Road’s Downfall
    When the FBI tore down the billion-dollar drugs-and-contraband website Silk Road last October, its death made room for a new generation of black-market bazaars—many with better defenses against the Feds. Nearly a year later, more drugs…
  • Sep 10

    Hacked Celeb Pics Made Reddit Enough Cash to Run Its Servers for a Month

    Hacked Celeb Pics Made Reddit Enough Cash to Run Its Servers for a Month
    If you saw Kate Upton or Jennifer Lawrence naked last week, there’s a good chance you saw them on the social news site Reddit. The self-proclaimed “front page of the Internet” was one of the main hosts of the celebrity nude…
Rank this Week: 22

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 14

    California – carpooling via all ride-share services illegal

    California – carpooling via all ride-share services illegal
    Dara Kerr: “California regulators have sent warning letters to Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to say that their new carpool features are illegal. Sidecar revealed Thursday that it received the letter from the California Public Utilities…
  • Sep 14

    Nations Trying to Stop Their Citizens From Going to Middle East to Fight for ISIS – NYT

    Nations Trying to Stop Their Citizens From Going to Middle East to Fight for ISIS – NYT
    Somini Sengupta: “Lawmakers around the world are debating laws intended to stop citizens from going abroad to fight, and to punish them if they do…France wants more power to block its citizens from leaving the country, while…
  • Sep 14

    Bridging the Disconnect – New York City is facing a youth unemployment crisi

    Bridging the Disconnect – New York City is facing a youth unemployment crisi
    “New York City is facing a youth employment crisis, with unprecedented numbers of young people reaching adulthood without the skills or experiences to secure career-track jobs that pay a living wage. Since 2000, the percentage of 16 to…
Rank this Week: 23

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 14

    “Take down those critical posts, we’ve got a court order”

    “Take down those critical posts, we’ve got a court order”
    But then the plot thickened… [Matt Haughey, Medium via Popehat] Tweet No tags for this post. “Take down those critical posts, we’ve got a court order” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our…
  • Sep 13

    Coo coo for conflict mineral

    Coo coo for conflict mineral
    The U.S. government has conceded that it can’t actually tell “which refiners and smelters around the world are financially fueling violence in the war-torn Congo region.” However, under a law passed by Congress in a fit of…
  • Sep 13

    Straight from the cow: a sober assessment

    Straight from the cow: a sober assessment
    “Raw milk is risky. But that doesn’t mean it should be illegal.” [Joseph Stromberg, Vox] Tweet Tags: agriculture and farming, food safety Straight from the cow: a sober assessment is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 24

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    A Busy Week for E. coli O157:H7 is a Tragic Week for Children

    A Busy Week for E. coli O157:H7 is a Tragic Week for Children
    It has been a very hard week in the Pacific Northwest as we have heard about two youngsters killed by E. coli O157:H7 and at least two others severely sickened... Continue Reading
  • Sep 13

    PCA Salmonella Trial – It is now in the hands of the jury

    PCA Salmonella Trial – It is now in the hands of the jury
    In 2009 the Peanut Corporation of America peanut plant was found to be the source of a Salmonella outbreak blamed for the deaths of nine Americans and the sicknesses of... Continue Reading
  • Sep 9

    I cannot imagine – E. coli victim dead at 4

    I cannot imagine – E. coli victim dead at 4
    As the father of three beautiful, smart, young women, I cannot imagine loosing any of them – especially to E. coli. It was hard to talk to this family today... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 26

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
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
  • Sep 10

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Makarchuk v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Makarchuk v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 14-0082, 2014 MT 246N, GORDON MAKARCHUK, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Sep 10

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of K.R.W-B.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of K.R.W-B.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 13-0615, 2014 MT 245N, IN THE MATTER OF: K.R.W-B., A Youth Under the Age of Eighteen.
  • Sep 10

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Mahoney

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Mahoney
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0527, 2014 MT 244N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DANIEL MAHONEY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 28

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Sunday morning on September 14, 2014

    Sunday morning on September 14, 2014
    Charles Osgood introduced the stories for September 14, 2014. First, Scotland breaking away. Second, an interview with Jessica Chastain. Third, art on pets. Fourth, Anthony Mason on Questlove. John Blackstone. Steve Hartman on a…
  • Sep 13

    Washington Post reports US Patent Office initiating review of telework in response to Congressional inquiry

    Washington Post reports US Patent Office initiating review of telework in response to Congressional inquiry
    In a post by Lisa Rein titled -- U.S. Patent office: ‘We are committed to taking any measures necessary’ to address telework fraud --, one learns that the USPTO will be hiring an outside consulting firm to look into the handling…
  • Sep 12

    Facebook prevails in Pragmatus case

    Facebook prevails in Pragmatus case
    The bottom line in Facebook v. Pragmatus:Because the Board erred in construing “addressinginformation of [the] device,” as recited in each independentclaim, we vacate and remand. The appellant Facebook (represented by Cooley)…
Rank this Week: 31

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Sep 12

    Gulf South Pipeline Signs Agreements and Holds Open Season to Supply Freeport LNG Export Terminal

    Gulf South Pipeline Signs Agreements and Holds Open Season to Supply Freeport LNG Export Terminal
    Gulf South Pipeline (Gulf South) announced that it has signed 20-year firm precedent agreements with foundation shippers to transport approximately 1.4 Bcf/day of natural gas to serve the first two liquefaction trains of the proposed Freeport…
  • Sep 12

    FERC Approves Pre-filing Process for Alaska LNG Project

    FERC Approves Pre-filing Process for Alaska LNG Project
    Today, FERC approved the request of the sponsors of the proposed Alaska LNG Project near Nikiski, Alaska to begin FERC’s pre-filing environmental review process.  FERC’s order can be found here, and the complete pre-filing…
  • Sep 12

    U.S. House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Shipping of U.S. LNG Export

    U.S. House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Shipping of U.S. LNG Export
    The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing this week on the status of the U.S. Merchant Marine.  The hearing focused on H.R. 5270, the bipartisan “Growing American…
Rank this Week: 30

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/
  • Sep 12

    Making Technology-Assisted Review Problems Smaller? (Cartoon and Clip)

    Making Technology-Assisted Review Problems Smaller? (Cartoon and Clip)
    Keeping up with the promises and problems of Technology-Assisted Review (TAR) can be quite a challenge given the amount of writers and writing on the subject.  This week’s cartoon and clip features a way to make the challenges…
  • Sep 12

    New Survey Shows eDiscovery Workload, Predictive Coding Use Increasing

    New Survey Shows eDiscovery Workload, Predictive Coding Use Increasing
    By Doug AustineDiscovery workload, the use of predictive coding and projected rate of adoption of technically assisted review are all up significantly, according to a new report by recruiting and staffing firm The Cowen Group.In its…
  • Sep 11

    Convincing Employees to Use New Technology

    Convincing Employees to Use New Technology
    By Didier BonnetAll of our companies are digital now – or quickly becoming that way. Almost any enterprise you can think of, no matter the industry or sector, is trying (or being pressured by competitors) to use new technology to…
Rank this Week: 29

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Kellman: MH17 and the Missile Threat to Aviation

    Kellman: MH17 and the Missile Threat to Aviation
    Barry Kellman (DePaul Univ. - Law) has posted an ASIL Insight on MH17 and the Missile Threat to Aviation.
  • Sep 14

    New Issue: Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 13, no. 3, 2014) is out. Contents include: Special Issue: Not Such an International Human Rights Norm? Local Resistance to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender RightsCai Wilkinson…
  • Sep 13

    Call for Papers: Responsibility to Protect in Theory and Practice

    Call for Papers: Responsibility to Protect in Theory and Practice
    The Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana has issued a call for papers for a conference on "Responsibility to Protect in Theory and Practice." The deadline is tomorrow, Sunday, September 14, 2014. Here's the call:CALL FOR PAPERS AND…
Rank this Week: 32

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 14

    Elaborate Rules Means Justice System Is Expensive and Inaccessible

    Elaborate Rules Means Justice System Is Expensive and Inaccessible
    At the Opening of the Courts this week in Ontario, Justice Strathy, the new Chief Justice for the Province, gave a speech which highlighted how the court system is largely inaccessible to the majority of the public, largely due to…
  • Sep 14

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
  • Sep 14

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at…
Rank this Week: 33

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 34

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Sep 11

    Detienen a un bisnieto de Gucci por quiebra fraudulenta

    Detienen a un bisnieto de Gucci por quiebra fraudulenta
    El bisnieto del famoso diseñador italiano Guccio Gucci, fue arrestado la mañana de este miércoles por la policía financiera de Italia, por declaración fraudulenta de quiebra y por evasión fiscal…
  • Sep 11

    Sudán pondrá el libertad a los presos político

    Sudán pondrá el libertad a los presos político
    El ministro del gabinete de Sudán, Ahmed Saad Omer, anuncio a los medios que en los próximos días el presidente Omar al-Bashir expedirá un decreto por el cual se pondrán en libertad a todos los presos…
  • Sep 11

    Ley en Bolivia para reducir edad de jubilación en trabajos insalubre

    Ley en Bolivia para reducir edad de jubilación en trabajos insalubre
    Este jueves, el presidente de Bolivia, Evo Morales, promulgó en un acto oficial en el Palacio de Gobierno la Ley 573, que establece la reducción de la edad de jubilación por trabajos insalubres y que reduce hasta en cinco…
Rank this Week: 35

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
  • Sep 11

    Jon Stewart’s New Film Rosewater and Ongoing Persecution of Journalists in Iran

    Jon Stewart’s New Film Rosewater and Ongoing Persecution of Journalists in Iran
    When CBS’ 60 Minutes aired its 8 Days in Tehran program in May 2014, featuring seemingly unfettered access to Iranian officials and frank interviews with ordinary citizens, observers may have been justified in assuming that a new day…
  • Sep 8

    Declare Your Solidarity with Belgrade Pride 2014!

    Declare Your Solidarity with Belgrade Pride 2014!
    By Andy Graan, Amnesty International USA Country Specialist for Serbia, Macedonia, and Western Europe   LGBT activists and supporters in Serbia have been working tirelessly to prepare for Belgrade Pride, scheduled for September 28.…
  • Sep 8

    Zone 9: The Growing Gulag in Ethiopia

    Zone 9: The Growing Gulag in Ethiopia
    The Ethiopian government's arrest of members of the Zone 9 blogging collective is outrageous. And it is just the tip of the iceberg of the crackdown on free expression.
Rank this Week: 36

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 37

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 12

    CATegorically Speaking

    CATegorically Speaking
    Reading and friendship are FUNdamental.
  • Sep 11

    The Good, the Bad, and the Rest

    The Good, the Bad, and the Rest
    Jo Becker examines the journalist genre of non-fiction for the New York Times here.
  • Sep 11

    Restricting Speech About Tobacco

    Restricting Speech About Tobacco
    Micah L. Berman, Ohio State University, has published The Commercial Speech Doctrine in the United States: False Promise and Promising Approaches for Protecting Public Health as Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 269. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 38

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 12

    One-Leader and Multiple-Follower Stackelberg Games with Private Information

    One-Leader and Multiple-Follower Stackelberg Games with Private Information
    Tomoya Nakamura, Osaka University describes One-Leader and Multiple-Follower Stackelberg Games with Private Information. ABSTRACT: This study analyzes one-leader and multiple-follower Stackelberg games with private information regarding…
  • Sep 12

    Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Competition Policy International is out

    Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Competition Policy International is out
    The Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Competition Policy International presents a lively discussion regarding effective institutional designs for competition regimes. More than 100 jurisdictions around the globe now have competition laws. But…
  • Sep 12

    Exemptions for large-scale energy consumers under state aid scrutiny (Germany)

    Exemptions for large-scale energy consumers under state aid scrutiny (Germany)
    Christian Koenig, University of Bonn and Franziska Schramm, ZEI describe Exemptions for large-scale energy consumers under state aid scrutiny (Germany). ABSTRACT: Over the last decade, successive German governments have introduced regimes…
Rank this Week: 39

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    Observable result

    Observable result
    Years ago, my youngest had a particularly painful episode which necessitated a trip to the ER at the local Children's Hospital. She actually stayed there overnight, but was not technically admitted.I never really understood that, but was told…
  • Sep 12

    Lyin' liars gonna lie...

    Lyin' liars gonna lie...
    Due to the ObamaTax, nearly a quarter of a million Virginians will lose their current healthcare plans.So says NBC's Sharon Gregory.To which Harry Reid replies:So, who ya gonna believe? [NBC clip Hat Tip: FoIB Holly R]Original content…
  • Sep 12

    Cavalcade of Risk #217: Call for submission

    Cavalcade of Risk #217: Call for submission
    Rebecca Shafer hosts next week's edition. Entries are due by Monday (the 15th).To submit your risk-related post, just click here to email it.You'll need to provide:■ Your post's url and title■ Your blog's url and name■ …
Rank this Week: 40

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Sep 12

    Russell Bucklew in Missouri

    Russell Bucklew in Missouri
    "Bucklew gets day in court; decision could take weeks," is by Emily Priddy of the Southeast Missourian. Lawyers for the state of Missouri and for convicted murderer Russell Bucklew made their cases in federal appellate court Tuesday, but a…
  • Sep 12

    Additional Coverage of the Pennsylvania Media Lawsuit

    Additional Coverage of the Pennsylvania Media Lawsuit
    Philly Magazine posts, "3 Reasons We Need to End the Pennsylvania Death Penalty," by Joel Mathis. First of all, much praise to the Inquirer and City Paper. They’re among the publications joining the ACLU to sue the state to get...
  • Sep 12

    Oklahoma Attorney General Speaks Out on LI Drug

    Oklahoma Attorney General Speaks Out on LI Drug
    The Tulsa World reports, "Pruitt says execution drug shortage a continuing problem," by Randy Krehbiel. “Anti-death penalty zealots” are causing shortages of execution drugs and contributing to the uncertainty marking lethal…
Rank this Week: 42

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 10

    Supreme Court to Discuss Gay Marriage

    Supreme Court to Discuss Gay Marriage
    Mark your calendars: the Supreme Court is scheduled to consider its next steps on gay marriage when the justices meet for the first time since their summer break.
  • Sep 10

    Supreme Court to Discuss Gay Marriage

    Supreme Court to Discuss Gay Marriage
    Mark your calendars: the Supreme Court is scheduled to consider its next steps on gay marriage when the justices meet for the first time since their summer break. The court on Wednesday listed gay marriage petitions from five states…
  • Sep 10

    Name of Apple’s Smartwatch Wasn’t a Secret — at Least in Trinidad and Tobago

    Name of Apple’s Smartwatch Wasn’t a Secret — at Least in Trinidad and Tobago
    Months before unveiling its new smartwatch, Apple Inc. planted clues about the name of the device in a trademark application filed in Trinidad and Tobago.
Rank this Week: 41

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: 43

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: 44

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: 45