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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

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

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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 26

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace
    The Washington Post reports Trump is not nominating people to important positions: The Senate has confirmed 26 of Trump’s picks for his Cabinet and other top posts. But for 530 other vacant senior-level jobs requiring Senate…
  • Apr 26

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding
    Donald Trump and Jefferson Sessions lose another round in court, this time on the threat to withhold federal funds from cities that don't comply with its requests to detain undocumented persons when released from state and local jails or…
  • Apr 25

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again
    Ted Cruz is hardly the first to propose using forfeited assets from Mexican drug traffickers to pay for a border wall. In February, Rep. James Sensebrenner introduced H.R. 1067: Build up Illegal Line Defenses with Assets Lawfully Lifted Act…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    New York Justice Charged with Mortgage Fraud

    New York Justice Charged with Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Lurlyn A. Winchester, 58, New City, New York, a Justice for the Town Court of Monroe, was charged with making false statements in connection with an application for a loan to purchase a residence in Monroe, New…
  • Jun 6

    Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison

    Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Oscar Cantalicio Ortiz, 53, a contractor who had resided in Kingwood, Texas, prior to becoming a fugitive in this case, was sentenced in absentia to 262 months in prison for his role in a $16 million loan fraud…
  • Jun 6

    Plea for Non-Existent REIT Investment

    Plea for Non-Existent REIT Investment
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark F. Speakman, 60, Grove City, Ohio, was sentenced to 60 months in prison for an investment fraud scheme that defrauded his clients out of more than $1.1 million. According to court documents, between 2000 and…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 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/
  • Jun 20

    :@profnqr: Commentary symposium regarding threats to free speech

    :@profnqr: Commentary symposium regarding threats to free speech
    Commentary has just published an excellent symposium addressing the question: Is free speech under threat in the United States?  Top-notch contributors include Richard Epstein, Heather Mac Donald, John McWhorter, Harvey Silverglate and…
  • Jun 20

    [Ilya Somin] Expanding housing and job opportunities by cutting back on zoning

    [Ilya Somin] Expanding housing and job opportunities by cutting back on zoning
    Harvard economist Edward Glaeser, perhaps the nation’s leading expert on the economics of zoning, has an interesting Brookings Institution essay on how cutting back zoning can expand the availability of housing and job opportunities,…
  • Jun 20

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision
    (Here is the latest edition of the Institute for Justice’s weekly Short Circuit newsletter, written by John Ross.) Over at the The Orange County Register, IJ’s Director of Strategic Research Dick M. Carpenter II explains how…
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Jun 21

    UKI (Kingsway) Ltd v Westminster City Council – WLR Daily

    UKI (Kingsway) Ltd v Westminster City Council – WLR Daily
    UKI (Kingsway) Ltd v Westminster City Council [2017] EWCA Civ 430 ‘The freeholder of a building being redeveloped failed to agree with the local billing authority a date on which the building would be brought into the ratings list. The…
  • Jun 21

    In re Nortel Networks UK Ltd and related companies (No 2) – WLR Daily

    In re Nortel Networks UK Ltd and related companies (No 2) – WLR Daily
    In re Nortel Networks UK Ltd and related companies (No 2) [2017] EWHC 1429 (Ch) ‘The applicants, the administrators of companies in the same group, were aware of a number of potential claims, which might if established, qualify as…
  • Jun 21

    Regina (Williams) v Powys County Council – WLR Daily

    Regina (Williams) v Powys County Council – WLR Daily
    Regina (Williams) v Powys County Council [2017] EWCA Civ 427 ‘The defendant local planning authority granted planning permission for the erection of a wind turbine on the farm of the interested party. The wind turbine was erected on the…
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/
  • Jun 21

    Profiles In Innovation: An Interview With Owen Byrd Of Lex Machina

    Profiles In Innovation: An Interview With Owen Byrd Of Lex Machina
    Checking in with a leading voice in legal technology, on the occasion of a major new product launch.
  • Jun 21

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.21.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.21.17
    * "Trump's Most Lasting Legacy? America's courts." [The Atlantic via How Appealing] * Speaking of the Supreme Court, which justice is most frequently first out of the gate when it comes to questioning at oral argument? Adam Feldman runs the…
  • Jun 21

    Wishing A Happy Summer To Our Advertiser

    Wishing A Happy Summer To Our Advertiser
    We're so grateful to all of these great brands for supporting Above the Law.
Rank this Week: 7

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Jun 20

    Iron Man to Challenge Paul Ryan

    Iron Man to Challenge Paul Ryan
    Paul Ryan is more unpopular nationally than Donald Trump: a recent Pew Research study found only 29% of Americans approve of Ryan’s performance. Yet what matters most to a Congressman is how he is viewed in his district. I haven’t…
  • Jun 20

    Horrible

    Horrible
    19 kids are shot every day in the United States. I start from the view that the 2nd Amendment should be interpreted liberally, just like the 1st, 4th, 5th, or any amendment in the Bill of Rights should be. On … Continue reading…
  • Jun 17

    Trump Lawyer Ethics Update

    Trump Lawyer Ethics Update
    Further to my post noting that Trump’s personal lawyer Marc E. Kasowitz appeared to be giving legal advice in a jurisdiction where he was not admitted to practice, I now learn that the Campaign for Accountability has filed a bar…
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Interim Stat Pack for October Term 2016

    Interim Stat Pack for October Term 2016
    Today I am happy to present our first interim Stat Pack for the October Term 2016. With only a handful of opinion days left in the term, several key trends have revealed themselves. You can view the Stat Pack in its entirety here. Below, you…
  • Jun 21

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Heaven v. Colorado 16-1225 Issue: Whether a warrantless search incident to arrest may precede the arrest. The post Petition of the day appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
  • Jun 21

    Government responds in travel ban litigation

    Government responds in travel ban litigation
    This morning the Trump administration responded to yesterday’s brief by the state of Hawaii, which urged the justices to stay out of the dispute over the March 6 executive order, often known as the “travel ban,” which put a…
Rank this Week: 10

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Jun 21

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500
    Joinder: Sovereign immunity: Immunity: Real party in interest:(…) Our conclusion that indemnification provisions do not alter the real-party-in-interest analysis for purposes of sovereign immunity is consistent with the practice that…
  • Jun 21

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500
    Diversity of citizenship: Sovereign immunity: Immunity: Real party in interest:(…) Our conclusion that indemnification provisions do not alter the real-party-in-interest analysis for purposes of sovereign immunity is consistent with…
  • Jun 21

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500

    Lewis v. Clarke, Docket 15-1500
    Immunity: Sovereign immunity: Insurances (health): Real party in interest: Medicare: Clarke notes that courts have extended sovereign im­munity to private healthcare insurance companies under certain circumstances. See, e.g., Pani v.…
Rank this Week: 11

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
  • Jun 14

    OPINIONS – June 13, 2017

    OPINIONS – June 13, 2017
    Matter of T.B. L.B. H.B. K.B. DA 16-0749 2017 MT 147N Civil – Domestic Relations Ward v. Energy West DA 16-0520 2017 MT 146N Civil – Wrongful Discharge Helena v. Rimini Skinner DA 16-0320 2017 MT 145 Civil – Water Rights…
  • Jun 12

    OPINION – June 9, 2017

    OPINION – June 9, 2017
    Mooney v. Ashcraft DA 16-0602 2017 MT 139N Civil – Other
  • Jun 7

    OPINIONS – June 6, 2017

    OPINIONS – June 6, 2017
    Cornell v. State of Montana DA 16-0466 2017 MT 138N Civil – Postconviction Chilinski v. State DA 16-0676 2017 MT 137N Civil – Postconviction Guiffrida v. Glick DA 16-0569 2017 MT 136N Civil – Domestic Relations Fox v.…
Rank this Week: 12

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Jun 21

    Ex-Big Law Associate Sells Experience With Legal Startup

    Ex-Big Law Associate Sells Experience With Legal Startup
    Abdi Shayesteh, a former King & Spalding associate who held several Big Law and in-house roles, has created an online platform called AltaClaro that links lawyers to top legal professionals that provide mentorship and counseling necessary…
  • Jun 21

    Kirkland Bankruptcy Partner Gives Back Amid Cancer Battle

    Kirkland Bankruptcy Partner Gives Back Amid Cancer Battle
    Joshua Sussberg, a business finance and restructuring partner at Kirkland & Ellis in New York, is no stranger to distress. But when he was diagnosed last year with a rare form of cancer, Sussberg had a new fight on his hands, and not one…
  • Jun 21

    Carbon Tax Plan Could Mean Less Work for Some Lawyers, More for Other

    Carbon Tax Plan Could Mean Less Work for Some Lawyers, More for Other
    Even though it could idle some lawyers, partners from Baker Botts, Jackson Walker and Haynes and Boone voiced tentative support this week for legislation that would tax carbon emissions while gutting environmental…
Rank this Week: 13

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/
  • Jun 21

    Will I see you at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting?

    Will I see you at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting?
    That’s not that stupid of a question. There are 100,000 lawyers in Texas, or about 99,900 more lawyers than my county bar association had when I started practicing. I am here in Dallas for the State Bar of Texas (SBOT) Annual Meeting…
  • Jun 20

    Lawyers cannot land kudos or be cited without Twitter account

    Lawyers cannot land kudos or be cited without Twitter account
    Too many lawyers do not realize they can’t land kudos and be easily cited without a Twitter account. How so? I regularly monitor sources and subjects for items of interest to me. I do it with my news aggregator, Feedly. Many of the…
  • Jun 19

    Law blog basics: How many blog posts needed to launch a law blog?

    Law blog basics: How many blog posts needed to launch a law blog?
    How many posts are needed to launch a law blog? One. And I’m serious. Too many lawyers and law firms take all the fun out of blogging before they even get started by working on a series of blog posts before they take their law blog…
Rank this Week: 14

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 21

    Progress in U.S. Women’s Well-Being Stalled in Recent Generation

    Progress in U.S. Women’s Well-Being Stalled in Recent Generation
    (June 2017) The level of well-being of young American women (ages 16 to 34) rose significantly for members of the Baby Boom generation but hit a wall for women in subsequent generations, the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) concludes in a…
  • Jun 21

    Regulation of Big Data: Perspectives on Strategy, Policy, Law and Privacy

    Regulation of Big Data: Perspectives on Strategy, Policy, Law and Privacy
    Casanovas, Pompeu and de Koker, Louis and Mendelson, Danuta and Watts, David, Regulation of Big Data: Perspectives on Strategy, Policy, Law and Privacy (June 1, 2017). Health and Technology (2017) DOI 10.1007/s12553-017-0190-6. Available at…
  • Jun 21

    Computational Propaganda Worldwide: Executive Summary

    Computational Propaganda Worldwide: Executive Summary
    Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford: “The Computational Propaganda Research Project at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, has researched the use of social media for public opinion manipulation. The team…
Rank this Week: 15

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jun 21

    News Headlines for Jun 21, 2017

    News Headlines for Jun 21, 2017
    Pet leasing co. filed for bankruptcy over $11.3M loan default ,Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O.
  • Jun 21

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 21, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 21, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Jun 20

    News Headlines for Jun 20, 2017

    News Headlines for Jun 20, 2017
    Tilman Fertitta bids $55M for Ignite Restaurant Group ,Jack Cooper Enterprises, Inc. and Jack Cooper Holdings Corp. Announce Definitive Agreement with Ad Hoc Group of Noteholders for Consensual Restructuring and Amendment and Extension of…
Rank this Week: 16

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jun 21

    “Man who jumped from ambulance says it’s New York City’s fault”

    “Man who jumped from ambulance says it’s New York City’s fault”
    Yaugeni Kralkin injured himself jumping out the back of a speeding ambulance in Staten Island, and now he wants money from New York City, its fire department and four emergency workers. “Mr. Kralkin was incredibly drunk, with a…
  • Jun 20

    June 21 roundup

    June 21 roundup
    “Law Professors: Three Centuries of Shaping American Law”: The Economist favorably reviews new Stephen Presser book; Profile of Texas Supreme Court notes that its members regularly face opposition at election time from alliance of…
  • Jun 20

    SCOTUS: state courts not on elastic jurisdictional leash

    SCOTUS: state courts not on elastic jurisdictional leash
    My new Cato post applauds the Supreme Court for its 8-1 decision yesterday in Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California correcting the Ninth Circuit on the permissible extent to which California can reach out to hear lawsuits…
Rank this Week: 17

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: 18

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jun 5

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking
    The arrest of an alleged source of a classified leak to the Intercept offers a lesson in the risks of spilling secrets. The post Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC
    A widespread adware infection hides the ability to inflict far worse than spammy browser tweaks. The post Hack Brief: Dangerous 'Fireball' Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PCs appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool
    University of Washington researchers put sensors in 15 ridesharing cars, and uncovered new evidence of how stingrays are being used and how to detect them. The post Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool appeared…
Rank this Week: 19

The Mac Lawyer

The Mac Lawyer

Covers legal technology with a focus on using Macs in the law office. By attorney Ben Stevens.

http://www.themaclawyer.com/
  • Oct 21

    Importance of Technology in Divorce Case

    Importance of Technology in Divorce Case
    Our family law attorneys at The Stevens Firm are very tech savvy. In fact, Ben Stevens has given presentations on legal technology issues to attorneys all across South Carolina and the country, and he is widely regarded as one of the thought…
  • Oct 19

    Participate in the 4th Annual “Apple in Law Offices” Survey

    Participate in the 4th Annual “Apple in Law Offices” Survey
    The good folks at Clio are currently running their 4th annual “Apple in Law Offices” survey now through Wednesday, October 23rd. I hope that all of my readers will join me in participating in this survey. It should take less…
  • Oct 1

    Discover iOS 7

    Discover iOS 7
    Apple’s iOS 7 was released about two weeks ago, and everyone seems to have an opinion about it. I downloaded it the first day, and I like it overall. Sure, there are some things that take a little getting used to, but that’s the…
Rank this Week: 20

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Theno’s Idea – A Sarbanes–Oxley for Food Safety

    Theno’s Idea – A Sarbanes–Oxley for Food Safety
    I have been thinking about Dave Theno a lot today.  I recall that several time before I wrote the below, Dave an I shared a few glasses of good wine.... Continue Reading
  • Jun 21

    Why I Loved Dave Theno

    Why I Loved Dave Theno
    In 2013, I wrote a piece on my blog about “Why I Love my Job.”  Its ironic how much of my job and my life over they last 25 years... Continue Reading
  • Jun 21

    Dave Theno – My Food Safety Hero – has passed away

    Dave Theno – My Food Safety Hero – has passed away
    I got up early this AM and was checking emails when one landed in my inbox alerting me of the passing of a real hero and friend.  I was just... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 21

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jun 21

    Missouri AG files suit against three opioid manufacturer

    Missouri AG files suit against three opioid manufacturer
    Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley [official website] filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] against three of the largest opioid manufacturers on Wednesday. Purdue Pharma LP, Johnson & Johnson and units of Endo International Plc. [corporate…
  • Jun 21

    Egypt top court halts Red Sea decision

    Egypt top court halts Red Sea decision
    Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court [official website] has temporarily halted decisions regarding a deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia until it can establish who has jurisdiction over them. The Egyptian government…
  • Jun 21

    Brazil federal police find evidence of president receiving bribe

    Brazil federal police find evidence of president receiving bribe
    Brazilizn federal police announced on Tuesday that they found evidence that President Michel Temer [Britannica profile] received bribes to help businesses. Temer has been under investigation since a wealthy businessman provided testimony…
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 23

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

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • May 28

    30 with E. coli prompt larger flour recall in Canada

    30 with E. coli prompt larger flour recall in Canada
    There are now 30 cases of E. coli O121 under investigation. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has added more brands to its recall list of flour and flour based products,... Continue Reading
  • May 4

    E. coli O111 Recall Linked to Veal

    E. coli O111 Recall Linked to Veal
    Marcho Farms, Inc., a Souderton, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,620 pounds of boneless veal, and ground veal, beef and pork products that may be adulterated withnon-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E.... Continue Reading
  • Apr 12

    Chicken & Rice Guys E. coli Outbreak Hits 14

    Chicken & Rice Guys E. coli Outbreak Hits 14
    The Boston Globe reported last night reported that an E. coli O157: H7 outbreak had shuttered three locations of the Chicken & Rice Guys, as well as its fleet of Middle... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 24

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 26

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: 27

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: 29

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jun 21

    Kopf: A Short Take On Why Plato May Have Been Right About Democracy

    Kopf: A Short Take On Why Plato May Have Been Right About Democracy
    A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I once contemplated an offer to start an academic career. I was then, and am still now, fascinated by classical political thought—Plato and such. While I declined a generous offer to pay me to…
  • Jun 21

    Short Take: The Well-Trained Executive

    Short Take: The Well-Trained Executive
    This could have just as easily appeared in Vox or Huff Post, but it didn’t. Instead, Ken White’s post was published in the National Review, though the message rings true no matter what your politics. At six in the morning, a man…
  • Jun 21

    The Big Soapbox Promotes The Big Lie: Presume Men Guilty

    The Big Soapbox Promotes The Big Lie: Presume Men Guilty
    Who spoke these words? We chose to set up our system to be stacked in favor of the defendant in all cases, so, in areas where most of the defendants are male, and most of the accusers are female, it’s a structural bias in favor of…
Rank this Week: 28

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
  • Jun 21

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Michael J. Broyde, Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law, presents today his paper entitled Faith Based Arbitration Evaluated:The Policy Arguments For and Against Religious Arbitration...
  • Jun 19

    Call for Papers: Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law – Fukuoka, Japan

    Call for Papers: Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law – Fukuoka, Japan
    The International Academy of Comparative Law invites papers for the Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law at the 20th International Congress in Fukuoka, Japan, July 25, 2018. Workshops Each Workshop...
  • Jun 19

    Call for Papers: National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars – Tucson, AZ

    Call for Papers: National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars – Tucson, AZ
    The Rehnquist Center at the University of Arizona invites papers for the inaugural National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars March 16-17, 2018. Its goal is to create a vibrant and...
Rank this Week: 35

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
  • Jun 14

    Tips For Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce

    Tips For Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce
    It is not uncommon for one spouse to hide assets during a divorce. Everyone is in love until they’re not, and then they may not feel much like splitting everything with a soon-to-be e-spouse. If hidden assets and streams of income…
  • Jun 12

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce: Is It Simply Data Entry?

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce: Is It Simply Data Entry?
    When completing a lifestyle analysis in a divorce or child support case, I am often asked whether my work is simply data entry. Why does a forensic accountant need to do the lifestyle analysis? Can’t anyone with a bit of accounting…
  • Jun 9

    Ponzinomics: MLM Fraud and the FTC

    Ponzinomics: MLM Fraud and the FTC
    Robert FitzPatrick, president of Pyramid Scheme Alert has written a new book about multi-level marketing and how the FTC allows these pyramid schemes to exist. In PONZINOMICS, the FTC’s Protection of Multi-Level Marketing, he discusses…
Rank this Week: 36

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
Rank this Week: 34

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 25

    A Record Investment

    A Record Investment
    by Tom Damm  3…2…1…  On cue, EPA, state and local officials dug their shovels into the softened dirt to formally kick off major upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant in Reading, Pennsylvania. There was…
  • May 16

    Historias exitosas del Programa de Capacitación de Empleos y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral Ambiental

    Historias exitosas del Programa de Capacitación de Empleos y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral Ambiental
    Tacoma, Washington El Programa de Capacitación de Empleos y Desarrollo de la Fuerza Laboral Ambiental de la EPA (EWDJT, por sus siglas en inglés) está destinado a mejorar la salud ambiental de las comunidades a nivel…
  • May 16

    Brownfields Job Training is a Win-Win for Job Creation and Environmental Protection

    Brownfields Job Training is a Win-Win for Job Creation and Environmental Protection
    For nearly two decades, our Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training program has helped put people to work by building a skilled, local environmental workforce equipped to take advantage of the job opportunities created when…
Rank this Week: 33

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 31

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/
Rank this Week: 30

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: 32

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    CAFC affirms PTAB in Storer v. Clark

    CAFC affirms PTAB in Storer v. Clark
    The CAFC affirmed the Board in the Storer case:We conclude that substantial evidence supports theBoard’s finding that “a high amount of experimentation isnecessary to synthesize” the target compound. The recordbefore the…
  • Jun 20

    CAFC discusses websites in personal jurisdiction case Nexlearn v. Allen

    CAFC discusses websites in personal jurisdiction case Nexlearn v. Allen
    The CAFC affirmed D. Kansas on lack of personal jurisdication.Of the law:“Personal jurisdiction is a question of law that we reviewde novo.” Autogenomics, Inc. v. Oxford Gene Tech.Ltd., 566 F.3d 1012, 1016 (Fed. Cir. 2009). We…
  • Jun 19

    Copyright issue with Turnitin?

    Copyright issue with Turnitin?
    In an essay titled A Guide for Resisting Edtech: the Case against Turnitin in Hybrid Pedagogy, Morris and Stommel write of Turnitin:Turnitin isn’t selling teachers and administrators a product. The marketing on their website frames…
Rank this Week: 38

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    A googol of generic questions in Ninth Circuit's Elliott v Google decision

    A googol of generic questions in Ninth Circuit's Elliott v Google decision
    If you were going to ask a friend to search something online, what word or phrase would you use to direct him or her to conduct that search?  "IPKat it", of course!  Kat jokes aside, this question was at the center of the recent…
  • Jun 21

    Wolfing down those veggies: it's a matter of the right descriptive term

    Wolfing down those veggies: it's a matter of the right descriptive term
    Ask a trademark attorney about descriptive marks, and she will tell you that they are ineffective as a source indicator. As such, descriptive marks usually give rise to one of two strategies: (i) argue that the mark is not generic, with the…
  • Jun 20

    Around the IP Blogs!

    Around the IP Blogs!
    This Kitten is delighted to bring you the highlights from some recently published IP blogs!Ben Challis reports on The 1709 Blog about Drake’s victory in the lawsuit filed by the Estate of James Oscar Smith, case 1:14-cv-02703-WHP. The…
Rank this Week: 37

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jun 20

    John Riccardi is Under FINRA Investigation

    John Riccardi is Under FINRA Investigation
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 15, 2017 indicate that New York-based Windsor Capital broker John Riccardi has been named in a pending customer dispute and is under FINRA…
  • Jun 20

    Yousuf Saljooki Has Received Two Pending Customer Dispute

    Yousuf Saljooki Has Received Two Pending Customer Dispute
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 15, 2017 indicate that New York-based SW Financial Yousuf Saljooki, also known as Joe Saljooki, has received pending or resolved customer…
  • Jun 20

    Oppenheimer & Company Recently Sanctioned by FINRA

    Oppenheimer & Company Recently Sanctioned by FINRA
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 15, 2017 indicate that New York-based broker-dealer Oppenheimer & Company was recently sanctioned by FINRA in connection to alleged rule…
Rank this Week: 41

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 39

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Jun 21

    Dagan & Dorfman on Gardner, West, & Zipursky on "Just Relationships" by Dagan & Dorman

    Dagan & Dorfman on Gardner, West, & Zipursky on "Just Relationships" by Dagan & Dorman
    Hanoch Dagan and Avihay Dorfman (Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law) have posted Postscript to Just Relationships: Reply to Gardner, West, and Zipursky (Columbia Law Review…
  • Jun 21

    Blocher & Gulati on Puerto Rico & the Right of Accession

    Blocher & Gulati on Puerto Rico & the Right of Accession
    Joseph Blocher and G. Mitu Gulati (Duke University School of Law and Duke University School of Law) has posted Puerto Rico and the Right of Accession (Yale Journal of International Law, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: On June...
  • Jun 21

    Sabel & Simon on Democratic Experimentalism

    Sabel & Simon on Democratic Experimentalism
    Charles F. Sabel and William H. Simon (Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School) have posted Democratic Experimentalism (Forthcoming in Justin Desautels-Stein and Christopher Tomlins (eds.), Searching for…
Rank this Week: 43

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 21

    Slightly cooler take on Tam

    Slightly cooler take on Tam
    I will have some more thoughts in Tam in a forthcoming amicus brief arguing that dilution is unconstitutional.  I think this was about the least harmful affirmance the Court could have written, though for precisely that reason it leaves…
  • Jun 19

    Court approves conjoint analysis to determine damages in consumer class action

    Court approves conjoint analysis to determine damages in consumer class action
    Morales v. Kraft Foods Group, Inc., 2017 WL 2598556, No. CV14-04387 (C.D. Cal. Jun. 9, 2017)Plaintiffs alleged that they were misled by Kraft’s use of the term “natural cheese” on its “Natural Cheese Fat Free Shredded…
  • Jun 19

    Will B&B preclusion become typical?

    Will B&B preclusion become typical?
    Buzz Seating, Inc. v. Encore Seating, Inc., No. 16-cv-1131 (S.D. Ohio Jun. 16, 2017)This case suggests that B&Bis quite a broad decision, despite some cautionary statements in the Court’s opinion—you can avoid…
Rank this Week: 46

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 42

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/
  • Jun 19

    Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling

    Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling
    6-19-17 Wisconsin: RACINE COUNTY — At least three communities in Racine County are reviewing their sex offender residency ordinances after a federal judge found that similar rules in Pleasant Prairie were unconstitutional. In recent…
  • Jun 17

    Body of Okla. pastor, convicted sex offender found burned near church

    Body of Okla. pastor, convicted sex offender found burned near church
    6-17-17 Oklahoma: CHICKASHA — Police are investigating after the body of an Oklahoma pastor with a previous out-of-state sex crime conviction was found burned on Friday morning near the church where he ministered under an assumed…
  • Jun 12

    Here's why some Louisiana sex offenders eligible for early release have to stay in prison

    Here's why some Louisiana sex offenders eligible for early release have to stay in prison
    6-12-17 Louisiana: More than 400 Louisiana prisoners who are otherwise eligible for early release can’t leave correctional facilities because they are unable to find an approved place to live that complies with the state’s sex offender…
Rank this Week: 45