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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

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

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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 26

    Indictments will be long: State sent unsecured "classified" e-mails during Bush Administration

    Indictments will be long: State sent unsecured "classified" e-mails during Bush Administration
    A point I have tried to make a number of times on the "Eghazi: It's Classified!" "scandal" is that the originators of the "classified" e-mails were career State Department officials. Thus, I noted that the current US Ambassador to Bahrain…
  • Aug 26

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    I'm on a blogging break due to my impending move (September 10.) I'll put up open threads as I can so as not to leave readers high and dry, so to speak. Blogging is a hobby but it's an expensive one. If you'd like to help out,... [[ This is…
  • Aug 23

    Bill Richardson Announces Support for Hillary

    Bill Richardson Announces Support for Hillary
    Former Gov. Bill Richardson, who supported Obama over Hillary in 2007 after his own bid ended, announced his support for Hillary today. "I am pleased to announce I wholeheartedly support Secretary Clinton's candidacy for the Presidency.…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Indictment in Fake Rental Ponzi Scheme

    Indictment in Fake Rental Ponzi Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. A father and son schemed with a Chicago attorney and a Lincolnwood businessman to sell $2.9 million in phony mortgages to more than a dozen duped investors, according to a federal indictment. Albert Rossini, 67, the owner…
  • Aug 27

    ACI’s Residential Mortgage Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Conference

    ACI’s Residential Mortgage Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Conference
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. ACI’s 18th Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement conference will be held on September 17-18, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. I am co-chairing the conference, along with Andrew Stutzman,…
  • Aug 26

    Guilty Plea in Distressed Real Estate Investment Scheme

    Guilty Plea in Distressed Real Estate Investment Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. William Donnelly Yotty, 69, who currently resides in Monarch Beach, California but during the course of the scheme lived in Lodi, California, pleaded guilty to the federal mail fraud and wire fraud…
Rank this Week: 3

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 13

    Sex Offender Enactments Database

    Sex Offender Enactments Database
    Original Article This looks like an excellent resource for those who want to watch the sex offender laws. Sex offender policies continue to be on state legislative agendas. Some enactments respond to the federal Sex Offender Registration…
  • Jul 5

    How was your 4th?

    How was your 4th?
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Jeffrey: So it's the 4th of July once again. How do you feel about it? I'm sitting at home alone and feeling like an outsider. I don't…
  • Jul 5

    FL - American Horror

    FL - American Horror
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Mike: Megan's law is a sickening display of American law. After finding myself "tricked" by the state of Florida into becoming a…
Rank this Week: 4

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: 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/
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/
  • Aug 27

    HIS CAN MADE ME NERVOUS

    HIS CAN MADE ME NERVOUS
    My neighbor on a recent Austrian Air flight ... Don't think he got the significance. Party-Queen?
  • Aug 27

    GET ESCORTED!

    GET ESCORTED!
    From my (Transaero) plane ... To a waiting van on the tarmac @ Moscow
  • Aug 27

    TRANSAERO CHOCOLATE

    TRANSAERO CHOCOLATE
Rank this Week: 7

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    Minnesota court upholds law requiring ID to enter courtroom

    Minnesota court upholds law requiring ID to enter courtroom
    [JURIST] The Minnesota Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] on Wednesday that requiring a person to show photographic identification before entering a courtroom does not constitute a “partial courtroom closure”…
  • Aug 27

    DRC president signs election timeline legislation

    DRC president signs election timeline legislation
    [JURIST] A spokesperson for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Lambert Mende, announced Wednesday that President Joseph Kabila [Forbes backgrounder] signed parliament-approved legislation to keep elections on a timeline that will not…
  • Aug 27

    China arrests 12 in Tianjin explosion

    China arrests 12 in Tianjin explosion
    [JURIST] Chinese authorities arrested twelve individuals Thursday for illegally storing dangerous materials that led to the Tianjin warehouse explosions, which killed at least 139 people. Those arrested [Xinhua report] include Yu Xuewei,…
Rank this Week: 8

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

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

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Symposium: Correcting the “historical accident” of opt-out requirement

    Symposium: Correcting the “historical accident” of opt-out requirement
    David B. Rivkin, Jr., and Andrew M. Grossman practice appellate litigation in the Washington, D.C., office of Baker & Hostetler LLP. They filed an amicus brief in support of certiorari in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association on…
  • Aug 27

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    As Lyle Denniston reported yesterday for this blog, Nebraska has filed a petition for rehearing en banc in the Eighth Circuit, asking the full court to declare a challenge to its ban on same-sex marriage moot and thereby “keep seven…
  • Aug 26

    Symposium: The Friedrichs petition should be dismissed

    Symposium: The Friedrichs petition should be dismissed
    Catherine Fisk is the Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association presents two issues: (1) whether to overrule Abood v. Detroit Board of Education,…
Rank this Week: 11

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

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

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

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

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

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

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 13

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

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

    Zywicki on Dodd-Frank & Stability

    Zywicki on Dodd-Frank & Stability
    Todd J. Zywicki (George Mason University School of Law) has posted The Dodd-Frank Act Five Years Later: Are We More Stable? on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This congressional testimony summarizes the effects on consumers and the economy of…
  • Aug 27

    Westen on Moore on Retributive Desert

    Westen on Moore on Retributive Desert
    Peter K. Westen (University of Michigan Law School) has posted Retributive Desert as Fair Play (Kimberly Ferzan & Stephen Morse, Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore (Oxford: Oxford University Press,…
  • Aug 27

    Green on Gender & Analytic Jurisprudence

    Green on Gender & Analytic Jurisprudence
    Leslie Green (University of Oxford - Faculty of Law) has posted Gender and the Analytical Jurisprudential Mind on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Why does contemporary jurisprudence have so little to say about law and gender? I think that is...
Rank this Week: 14

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 27

    Environment roundup

    Environment roundup
    Safe Drinking Water Act along with other federal laws helped scare consumers away from public fountains and tap water, with unintended bad consequences for health and the environment [Kendra Pierre-Louis, Washington Post] Austin, Tex. ban on…
  • Aug 26

    “In settlement with Southwest Airlines, lawyers got cash, plaintiffs got drink coupons.”

    “In settlement with Southwest Airlines, lawyers got cash, plaintiffs got drink coupons.”
    “A federal appeals court has upheld a settlement in which Southwest Airlines passengers got free drink vouchers but lawyers who sued the airline got $1.65 million in cash.” [AP “Big Story”] Tags: airlines, coupon…
  • Aug 26

    The very model of a Left attorney general

    The very model of a Left attorney general
    My lengthy profile of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in the new City Journal ranges over many topics, including mortgage and Wall Street settlements; Uber, Lyft, AirBnB and the sharing economy; unions’ efforts to light…
Rank this Week: 15

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Aug 26

    Agora, the Dark Web’s Biggest Drug Market, Is Going Offline

    Agora, the Dark Web’s Biggest Drug Market, Is Going Offline
    The administrators of the massive drug bazaar say they need time to defend themselves from a new attack on Tor. The post Agora, the Dark Web’s Biggest Drug Market, Is Going Offline appeared first on WIRED.
  • Aug 25

    Ashley Madison Hit With $500 Million in Lawsuit

    Ashley Madison Hit With $500 Million in Lawsuit
    The lawyers are out in full force as Ashley Madison and Avid Life Media are hit with five separate lawsuits, each seeking class-action status. The post Ashley Madison Hit With $500 Million in Lawsuits appeared first on WIRED.
  • Aug 25

    Military Investigated Ashley Madison Customer Over Adultery

    Military Investigated Ashley Madison Customer Over Adultery
    A prosecutor for the Marine Corps approached the site in 2012 with a subpoena seeking information for an adultery case. The post Military Investigated Ashley Madison Customer Over Adultery appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 16

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Madden, Streaming Sports, Facebook “Notes”

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Madden, Streaming Sports, Facebook “Notes”
    Today’s Top 10 has a bit of a sports technology flavor to it. The folks at Mayer Brown have an interesting post on live-streaming apps and sports IP, while Kevin Hartley takes a look at the trademark protection around Madden. Total…
  • Aug 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Nuclear Facility Shutdown, Litigation Hold, Cruise Industry

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Nuclear Facility Shutdown, Litigation Hold, Cruise Industry
    The big legal news of the week is clear: it’s the Third Circuit’s ruling on the FTC’s authority to regulate data breaches. We covered it a lot in the Top 10 yesterday and Zosha takes a close look on LXBN today. Total posts…
  • Aug 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Data Breach Enforcement, Social Media E-Discovery, Workers’ Comp

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Data Breach Enforcement, Social Media E-Discovery, Workers’ Comp
    The Ashley Madison hack continues to be a very popular subject of conversation and, it’ll be interesting to see if another court ruling—with Wyndham and the FTC—impacts how it’s litigated. Over on LXBN, Zosha writes on…
Rank this Week: 17

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 22

    Bingo

    Bingo
    “If you think privacy is unimportant for you because you have nothing to hide, you might as well say free speech is unimportant for you because you have nothing useful to say.” (source) I have seen this attributed to Edward…
  • Aug 21

    Beyond Trumperdome

    Beyond Trumperdome
    This kind of talk, from a WashPo piece quoting supporters at yesterday’s rally, is what powers the Trump machine: Cheryl Burns, 60, was on a road trip from California when she heard that Trump would be in Alabama. She turned ……
  • Aug 19

    Cynic.al Indeed

    Cynic.al Indeed
    The new Ashley Madison Hack lookup tool is at https://ashley.cynic.al/. As the site notes, just because an email is in there doesn’t prove the person who uses it signed up. But I would find it at least suggestive once we ……
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 19

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Brief In Polygamy Appeal Garners Attention

    Brief In Polygamy Appeal Garners Attention
    In 2013 in Brown v. Buhman, a Utah federal district court  struck down much of Utah's statute which criminalizes polygamy.  The decision limits the statute's applicability to cases in which an individual has multiple marriage…
  • Aug 27

    Canadian Court Says Charter Does Not Protect Proselytizing In Primary School During School Hour

    Canadian Court Says Charter Does Not Protect Proselytizing In Primary School During School Hour
    In Bonitto v. Halifax Regional School Board, (NS Ct. App., Aug. 26, 2015), the Nova Scotia (Canada) Court of Appeal rejected the claim by Sean Bonitto, a fundamentalist Christian parent of school children, that Secs. 2(a) and (b) of the…
  • Aug 27

    Hamptons Town Board Drops Opposition To Eruv

    Hamptons Town Board Drops Opposition To Eruv
    Since 2011, a Suffolk County, New York, Jewish organization known as the East End Eruv Association (EEEA) has been attempting to obtain approval to erect an eruv (a symbolic boundary) in three towns in the Hamptons. It has been opposed by a…
Rank this Week: 20

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 27

    Coming To A Law School Near You: Law Prof Cubicles?

    Coming To A Law School Near You: Law Prof Cubicles?
    Wall Street Journal Law Blog, Lawyer Cubicles Are Coming to New York: Here at Law Blog, it’s not often we see a large law firm do something unprecedented when it comes to running its business. But we’re pretty sure Paul Hastings LLP is…
  • Aug 27

    ABA Encourages Law School Shell Game: Minority 2L Transfers Count For Diversity Purposes, Not For U.S. News Ranking

    ABA Encourages Law School Shell Game: Minority 2L Transfers Count For Diversity Purposes, Not For U.S. News Ranking
    National Law Journal op-ed: Law Schools' Shell Game of Minority Enrollment: Admitting Diverse Students as Transfers in their Second Year Does Not Improve Overall Numbers, by Jay Sterling Silver (St. Thomas (Florida)): Here we go again.…
  • Aug 27

    Prebble Presents Tax Papers In Amsterdam

    Prebble Presents Tax Papers In Amsterdam
    John Prebble (Victoria University of Wellington) is presenting two tax papers in Amsterdam: Aug. 27: General Anti-Avoidance Rules and the Rule of Law at the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) Aug. 28: Kelsen, the Principle of…
Rank this Week: 21

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Aug 27

    Lawmakers Taking Closer Look at Litigation Funding

    Lawmakers Taking Closer Look at Litigation Funding
    In the latest pushback to the litigation finance industry, two U.S. senators are calling for more transparency and have sent a list of demands to three of the top finance companies for information.
  • Aug 27

    Dewey Prosecution Rests, but Defense Gets the Last Word

    Dewey Prosecution Rests, but Defense Gets the Last Word
    After three months and 40 witnesses, the prosecution rested its case against three former leaders of the law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP.
  • Aug 27

    Lawyer Cubicles Are Coming to New York

    Lawyer Cubicles Are Coming to New York
    Law firm Paul Hastings LLP is about to forge new ground when it moves its New York office next spring: put its junior lawyers into cubicles.
Rank this Week: 22

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: 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
Rank this Week: 25

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 24

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Former Attorney General Ed Meese weighs in AGAINST patent reform

    Former Attorney General Ed Meese weighs in AGAINST patent reform
    From the Washington Times:Ronald Reagan’s former attorney general Edwin Meese has joined a growing number of conservatives urging Congress not to pass proposed legislation changing America’s patent system.link: …
  • Aug 27

    Atsumi's US application 20150240247: TROPHIC CONVERSION OF PHOTOAUTOTROPHIC BACTERIA FOR IMPROVED DIURNAL PROPERTIES

    Atsumi's US application 20150240247: TROPHIC CONVERSION OF PHOTOAUTOTROPHIC BACTERIA FOR IMPROVED DIURNAL PROPERTIES
    The first published claim:An isolated bacterial cell of a photoautotrophic species, comprising a recombinant polynucleotide encoding a galactose transporter protein, wherein expression of the galactose transporter protein results in transport…
  • Aug 27

    Inline wins claim construction appeal at CAFC

    Inline wins claim construction appeal at CAFC
    Judge Newman began the opinion:Inline Plastics Corporation sued EasyPak, LLC for infringementof United States Patent No. 7,118,003 (the’003 patent) and No. 7,073,680 (the ’680 patent), directedto tamper-resistant plastic food…
Rank this Week: 26

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia

    Unstable Constitutionalism: Law and Politics in South Asia
    Although comparative constitutional law has steadily grown as a field, it still remains narrow in its geographical focus. South Asia, in particular, is an region that has been neglected. In 2013, Sunil Khilnani, Vikram Raghavan, Arun K.…
  • Aug 16

    [Day 10 -- Final Day of Arguments] Constitution Bench Reference in Union of India v. Sriharan

    [Day 10 -- Final Day of Arguments] Constitution Bench Reference in Union of India v. Sriharan
    (The author of this post was present in court for the last day of arguments on 12.8.2015 but prefers this to be an anonymous post. This post concludes our coverage of the arguments in this case and I do hope that many of you found it useful.…
  • Aug 15

    Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review, Vol. 28(1)

    Call for Submissions - National Law School of India Review, Vol. 28(1)
    [The following announcement is posted on behalf of the National Law School of India Review]The National Law School of India Review (NLSIR) is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue- Volume 28(1).  The most recent issue of…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 28

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
  • Aug 27

    Chilling Reminders of Syria for Refugees Trapped on Macedonia’s Border

    Chilling Reminders of Syria for Refugees Trapped on Macedonia’s Border
    By Giorgos Kosmopoulos, Director of Amnesty International Greece The view was staggering upon my arrival in the village of Idomeni, near Greece’s border with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Macedonia). Up to 4,000 refugees,…
  • Aug 26

    “We Are All Immigrants” – Students Create Mural for Immigrant Rights in Queen

    “We Are All Immigrants” – Students Create Mural for Immigrant Rights in Queen
    By Michaela Miragliotta and Marissa Gutiérrez-Vicario A flock of birds is silhouetted against a geometric jigsaw sky of triangles in varying shades of turquoise in the mural now welcoming students, teachers, and visitors at…
  • Aug 25

    Killer facts: The scale of the global arms trade

    Killer facts: The scale of the global arms trade
    Weapons and ammunition in circulation Total current military stocks of China, USA, Russia, India, France and UK: 15,426 Battle tanks 17,816 Armoured combat vehicles 36,621 Large calibre artillery systems 7,644 Combat aircraft 1,485 Attack…
Rank this Week: 29

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 27

    Butler County Man Facing Accusations That He Stole From Mother’s Estate

    Butler County Man Facing Accusations That He Stole From Mother’s Estate
    James M. Porro has turned himself into the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office for allegations that he stole from his mother’s estate. The Butler county man was serving as the executor of his deceased mother’s estate and was…
  • Aug 27

    Estate Planners Should Avoid Making Titling Mistake

    Estate Planners Should Avoid Making Titling Mistake
    One very common way estate planners can mess up an estate plan is by incorrectly titling assets. There is sometimes confusion about whether an account should be titled as a joint tenancy with right of survivorship (JTWROS), or be…
  • Aug 27

    Court Invalidates Geraldine Webber’s Will

    Court Invalidates Geraldine Webber’s Will
    I have previously discussed the legal dispute over a Portsmouth Police Sergeant who was named as a beneficiary in Geraldine Webber’s will. Judge Gary R. Cassavechia has recently issued an order invalidating Ms. Webber’s will and denying…
Rank this Week: 30

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

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

    Get "PRACTICE READY." Get set. Go!

    Get "PRACTICE READY." Get set. Go!
    The ABA’s new standard 303(a)(3) instructs law schools to require graduating students satisfactorily complete “one or more experiential course(s) totaling at least six credit hours.” This standard (along with the subsequent standard…
  • Aug 27

    Law School Hiring, 2015-2016, Thread One

    Law School Hiring, 2015-2016, Thread One
    Those on the market are invited to leave comments on this thread regarding whether they have received: (a) a first round interview at a school (including the subject areas the school mentioned, if any, as being of particular interest, and…
  • Aug 27

    A Clearinghouse for Questions, 2015-2016

    A Clearinghouse for Questions, 2015-2016
    In this comment thread to this post, you can ask questions about the law teaching market, and professors or others can weigh in. Both questions and answers can be anonymous, but I will delete pure nastiness, irrelevance, and misinformation.…
Rank this Week: 31

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/
  • Aug 26

    Lobby Guard System Not Foolproof

    Lobby Guard System Not Foolproof
    8-26-15 North Dakota: Day two of a new school year in West Fargo, and for a new security system in West Fargo Schools and already there are problems. It’s called ‘Lobby Guard’, an electronic system promising an extra layer of security…
  • Aug 25

    Deputies: Registered sex offender arrested for church service involvement

    Deputies: Registered sex offender arrested for church service involvement
    It is very likely they have state laws as to starting churches, and did he follow them? Apparently he did find someone to be Pastor, but did he know the background? Police when tipped off then setup a sting of sorts, then finding he is…
  • Aug 24

    Convicted molester ordered to pay $1M in civil action

    Convicted molester ordered to pay $1M in civil action
    8-24-15 Vermont: BURLINGTON, Vt. - A former teacher's aide sent to prison for child sex abuse has now been ordered to pay the victim a million dollars. Douglas Cavett, 49, was convicted in 2010 of sexually assaulting a Burlington middle…
Rank this Week: 32

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    152 with Salmonella – 523,380 pounds of pork products recalled by Kapowsin Meat

    152 with Salmonella – 523,380 pounds of pork products recalled by Kapowsin Meat
    Kapowsin Meats, a Graham, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 523,380 pounds of pork products that may be contaminated with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and... Continue Reading
  • Aug 27

    Canada Counts 92 with Cyclospora

    Canada Counts 92 with Cyclospora
    The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Health Canada to investigate 92 Canadian cases of Cyclospora infections in... Continue Reading
  • Aug 25

    Simi Valley Chipotle and 60 Sick Customer

    Simi Valley Chipotle and 60 Sick Customer
    At least 60 people were sickened after eating at a Chipotle restaurant in Simi Valley, CA, this past week, reports NBC4 in Southern California. After customers reported the illnesses to Chipotle, the... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 33

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    New Issue: The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunal

    New Issue: The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunal
    The latest issue of The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals (Vol. 14, no. 2, 2015) is out. Contents include:Alessandro Bufalini, The Principle of Legality and the Role of Customary International Law in the Interpretation of…
  • Aug 27

    New Issue: International Journal of Refugee Law

    New Issue: International Journal of Refugee Law
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Refugee Law (Vol. 27, no. 3, October 2015) is out. Contents include:Nuno Ferreira, Portuguese Refugee Law in the European Context: The Case of Sexuality-Based ClaimsSílvia Morgades-Gil,…
  • Aug 27

    Hurd: What is the International Rule of Law?

    Hurd: What is the International Rule of Law?
    Ian Hurd (Northwestern Univ. - Political Science) has posted What is the International Rule of Law? (in The Global Context: How Politics, Investment and Institutions Impact European Businesses, Javier Solana & Angel Saz-Carranza eds.,…
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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
  • Aug 27

    FAN 74.1 (First Amendment News) First Amendment Salon goes to L.A. — Chemerinsky & Volokh discuss Roberts Court & First Amendment . . . & more!

    FAN 74.1 (First Amendment News) First Amendment Salon goes to L.A. — Chemerinsky & Volokh discuss Roberts Court & First Amendment . . . & more!
    It was a remarkable late-afternoon program yesterday as the First Amendment Salon went on the road for the first time with an event held at the Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine. There was a live video feed to…
  • Aug 26

    The Many Bills of Right

    The Many Bills of Right
    One theme of my next book is that in the nineteenth century many texts vied for the title of our national bill of rights.  Thus, when you see references to the Bill of Rights before the 1890s, you can’t be sure what you’re…
  • Aug 25

    FAN 74 (First Amendment News) Summer thoughts on dissent

    FAN 74 (First Amendment News) Summer thoughts on dissent
    Before the summer runs its course, I thought I’d do a post on one of my favorite topics — dissent. So no news this week, just some thoughts on dissent — and some lists of books, and songs, and what have you. Take…
Rank this Week: 34

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Pedestrian Accident In San Bernardino County Ends In DUI Arrest

    Pedestrian Accident In San Bernardino County Ends In DUI Arrest
    Alan Bell, 45, suffered major head injuries in a pedestrian accident in Highland, which officials say, involved a suspected DUI driver. According to a report in Highland News, the injury collision occurred the night of August 18, 2015 at the…
  • Aug 12

    Motorcyclist Fatally Injured In Riverside County Crash

    Motorcyclist Fatally Injured In Riverside County Crash
    A 29-year-old man was killed in a Riverside County motorcycle accident when a left-turning vehicle struck him. According to a news report in The Press Enterprise, the fatal accident occurred on August 8, 2015 on Antelope Road in Menifee.…
  • Aug 11

    Teen Arrested In Fatal Los Angeles DUI Crash

    Teen Arrested In Fatal Los Angeles DUI Crash
    Three people were killed in a North Hills crash, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a KABC news report, the fatal crash occurred in the 8300 block of N. Haskell Avenue early morning on August 9, 2015.…
Rank this Week: 35

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

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

    Improving quality isn’t anti-competitive

    Improving quality isn’t anti-competitive
    The Google Policy Blog has a post on how Improving quality isn’t anti-competitive.
  • Aug 27

    NET NEUTRALITY: ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

    NET NEUTRALITY: ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF MARKET DEVELOPMENTS
    Timothy J. Tardiff, Advanced Analytical Consulting Group describes NET NEUTRALITY: ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF MARKET DEVELOPMENTS. ABSTRACT: On February 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued new regulations for the…
  • Aug 27

    Technology Entry in the Presence of Patent Thicket

    Technology Entry in the Presence of Patent Thicket
    Bronwyn H. Hall, Christian Helmers, and Georg von Graevenitz examine Technology Entry in the Presence of Patent Thickets. ABSTRACT: We analyze the effect of patent thickets on entry into technology areas by firms in the UK. We present a…
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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 27

    DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson and the Dog

    DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson and the Dog
    I bet you thought from the title of this blog post that I would be talking about a figurative dog. Nope. A literal one. @dhsgov posted this photo to Instagram yesterday in honor of National Dog Day. I think it's...
  • Aug 27

    Senator Bernie Sanders Takes Positions on Immigration

    Senator Bernie Sanders Takes Positions on Immigration
    Although not initially having a position statement on his campaign website and later suggesting that immigrant workers undercut the wage scale of U.S. workers, Senator Bernie Sanders now has staked out a "A Fair and Humane Immigration…
  • Aug 27

    The Empire Strikes Back? Trump et al. on Immigration: This is the Republican Party

    The Empire Strikes Back? Trump et al. on Immigration: This is the Republican Party
    The New York Times reports that Priorities USA, the “super PAC” supporting Hillary Clinton for President, has posted the digital ad above that uses Donald Trump’s hostile statements about immigrants, and some statements by Jeb Bush and…
Rank this Week: 39

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Four Injured In Fullerton DUI Crash

    Four Injured In Fullerton DUI Crash
    Four people were injured in a car crash in Fullerton, which officials say, was caused by a suspected DUI driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred when the driver of a BMW traveling south…
  • Aug 12

    Irvine Resident Killed In San Bernardino Truck Accident

    Irvine Resident Killed In San Bernardino Truck Accident
    Rick Kagamaster, 63, of Irvine, was killed in a San Bernardino County truck accident the afternoon of August 9, 2015. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal motorcycle versus truck accident occurred at the 18…
  • Aug 10

    Mother of Two Killed In Bellflower Hit-and-Run Crash

    Mother of Two Killed In Bellflower Hit-and-Run Crash
    Makeda More, 30, was killed in a Bellflower hit-and-run crash. More, a mother of two young children, was struck and killed while crossing near the Lakewood Boulevard and Los Angeles Street the night of July 25, 2015. Officials performed CPR…
Rank this Week: 40

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
  • Aug 26

    Workshops and Colloquia (Atlanta, GA)

    Workshops and Colloquia (Atlanta, GA)
    Emory University School of Law Johan van der Vyver, Emory University School of Law presented his paper entitled The Isis Crisis and the Development of International Humanitarian Law.
  • Aug 24

    Access Group Legal Education Research Symposium — Savannah, GA

    Access Group Legal Education Research Symposium — Savannah, GA
    Access Group presents its inaugural Legal Education Research Symposium Nov. 8-9, 2015. Access Group’s 2015 Legal Education Research Symposium offers law school deans, administrators, faculty and researchers from across the...
  • Aug 24

    Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers — Denver, CO

    Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers — Denver, CO
    The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law presents the 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on...
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State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 26

    OPINION: State v. Emerson

    OPINION: State v. Emerson
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0153, 2015 MT 254, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. TRISTA JO EMERSON, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 26

    OPINION: Finn v. Dakota Fire

    OPINION: Finn v. Dakota Fire
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 15-0002, 2015 MT 253, DAVID L. FINN, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. DAKOTA FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant and Appellee.
  • Aug 25

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Vangilder

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Vangilder
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – HOMICIDE-NEGLIGENT DA 13-0840, 2015 MT 252N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. WANDA MARDELLA VANGILDER, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 42

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.
    Jack AyerProfessor EmeritusUCD Law SchoolJdayer@ucdavIs.eduBegin forwarded message:From: Jean Alvares <alvaresj@MAIL.MONTCLAIR.EDU>Date: July 10, 2015 at 3:45:26 AM PDTTo: CLASSICS-L@LSV.UKY.EDUSubject: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as…
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
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

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 27

    The Religious Neutrality of the State on the Agenda Again

    The Religious Neutrality of the State on the Agenda Again
    No matter what government will lead Quebec, religious neutrality of the state seems to be common ground among the political parties. Yet the media and the rest of Canada don’t seem to make much of it unless it is brought up by the Parti…
  • Aug 27

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Sankoff Decodes the Duffy Trial

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Sankoff Decodes the Duffy Trial
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Aug 27

    Ontario Court of Appeal to Consider Basic Land Titles Issue

    Ontario Court of Appeal to Consider Basic Land Titles Issue
    A current appeal in CIBC v. Computershare raises basic questions under the Ontario Land Titles Act. It’s also the first time that the courts have dealt with the many 2006 changes to the Act. In CIBC v. Computershare, owners had…
Rank this Week: 45