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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

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

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

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Syracuse couple on the run for five years arrested in mortgage fraud case | syracuse.com

    Syracuse couple on the run for five years arrested in mortgage fraud case | syracuse.com
    Alexander and Sima March fled to Canada after their 2011 indictment on mortgage fraud charges. Source: Syracuse couple on the run for five years arrested in mortgage fraud case | syracuse.com
  • Sep 22

    Bankruptcies To Avoid Mortgages Results in Prison Sentence

    Bankruptcies To Avoid Mortgages Results in Prison Sentence
    Barbara Jean Dennis, 60, Las Vegas, NV, a  former Nevada real estate agent who owned at least 12 rental properties in Nevada and Texas and filed multiple bankruptcy petitions to avoid paying the mortgages, has been sentenced to…
  • Sep 21

    14 1/2 Year Sentence in California Mortgage Fraud

    14 1/2 Year Sentence in California Mortgage Fraud
    Rachel Siders, 41, Roseville, California, was sentenced to 14 and a half years in prison for her involvement in mortgage fraud schemes that cost financial institutions over $17 million. Federal juries returned verdicts in two trials, in…
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 24

    Narcos' Season 3 to Focus on Cali Cartel

    Narcos' Season 3 to Focus on Cali Cartel
    Pablo Escobar's son lists 28 inaccuracies in Narcos Season 2. Not to be outdone, with Narcos planning of butchering the story of the Cali Cartel next, William Abadia-Rodriguez, son of Cali leader Miguel Rodriguez-Orejuela, has an op-ed in…
  • Sep 24

    Saturday Night Open Thread

    Saturday Night Open Thread
    Charlotte police have released the dash cam video of the shooting of Keith Scott. (No link due to auto-play video -- I can't even find an article without one to know what's in the video, so if you are following the story, use google.) …
  • Sep 24

    NYT Endorses Hillary, Says Trump is Worst in Modern History

    NYT Endorses Hillary, Says Trump is Worst in Modern History
    The New York Times today endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. We will explain in a subsequent editorial why we believe Mr. Trump to be the worst nominee put forward by a major party in modern American history. [More...] After…
Rank this Week: 3

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
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/
  • Sep 24

    [Ilya Somin] Donald Trump’s expanded Supreme Court list changes nothing

    [Ilya Somin] Donald Trump’s expanded Supreme Court list changes nothing
    Utah Senator Mike Lee – one of the people on Trump’s expanded list of possible Supreme Court nominees. On Friday, Donald Trump issued an expanded list of potential Supreme Court nominees, adding ten more names to the list of…
  • Sep 23

    [Eugene Volokh] California repeals ban on use of assembly video for political purpose

    [Eugene Volokh] California repeals ban on use of assembly video for political purpose
    As I mentioned a few months ago, Brad Benbrook, Steve Duvernay and I have been representing the Firearms Policy Coalition in its First Amendment challenge to a curious California statute — California Penal Code § 9026.5, which…
  • Sep 23

    [Ilya Somin] Time to get moving on making it easier for Americans to move

    [Ilya Somin] Time to get moving on making it easier for Americans to move
    A U-Haul moving truck. Historically, migration and “voting with your feet” have been a tremendous boon to the poor and oppressed of the world. It has enabled them to find better employment and housing, increase their welfare in…
Rank this Week: 5

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Sep 23

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?

    Warm Winter For Chicago Market?
    As Chicago clings to the last vestiges of summer, its lateral market mirrors its favorable conditions.
  • Sep 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.16
    * Kim Kardashian wants to go to law school. Maybe she should worry about a Bachelor's degree first. [Daily Caller] * The U.S. is falling behind the international standard for court transparency. [Fix the Court] * The struggles facing…
  • Sep 23

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House

    The Origin Of The Politicization Of The White House
    It wasn't always like this.
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 25

    BRATTON BREAKFAST

    BRATTON BREAKFAST
    The Center for New York City Law cordially invites you to a City Law Breakfast presenting William J. Bratton Former Commissioner, New York City Police Department Click here to read full article
  • Sep 25

    A GHOSTLY ADELE

    A GHOSTLY ADELE
    Adele @ Madison Square Garden ....
  • Sep 25

    ADELE BELTS IT

    ADELE BELTS IT
    Adele @ Madison Square Garden ....
Rank this Week: 7

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 8

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    This week at the court

    This week at the court
    On Monday, the justices will meet for their September 26 conference. The October sitting will begin on October 3; the argument calendar for that sitting is available on the court’s website.
  • Sep 23

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Schell v. OXY USA Inc. 16-244 Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the respondent in this case. Issue: (1)…
  • Sep 23

    SCOTUS Map: Summer 2016 review

    SCOTUS Map: Summer 2016 review
    The late Justice Antonin Scalia and the vacancy he left behind continued to loom large over the justices’ summer appearances, as his colleagues were often called upon to speak about his legacy, their memories of serving with him, and…
Rank this Week: 11

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 25

    Republic of Congo Foreign Minister welcomes new constitution

    Republic of Congo Foreign Minister welcomes new constitution
    The Foreign Minister of the Republic of Congo [embassy website], Jean-Claude Gakosso, embraced the country’s new constitution [UN News Centre] on Saturday before the UN General Assembly [official website], which he said will improve…
  • Sep 25

    Syria situation a breach of humanitarian law: EU official

    Syria situation a breach of humanitarian law: EU official
    Attacks in Aleppo, Syria’s capital, were called a “breach of international humanitarian law” in a joint statement [text] by EU officials on Saturday. The EU is urging countries with influence on the parties to encourage…
  • Sep 25

    Brazil Supreme Court allows corruption probe of President Temer

    Brazil Supreme Court allows corruption probe of President Temer
    The Brazil Supreme Court [official website] approved a motion by prosecutors to open a preliminary investigation into accusations from Sergio Machado, former Transpetro head, that president Michel Temer sought illegal campaign donations in…
Rank this Week: 12

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 13

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Sep 23

    James Jurczak Sanctioned by FINRA for Alleged Outside Business Activity

    James Jurczak Sanctioned by FINRA for Alleged Outside Business Activity
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 29, 2016 indicate that former Maine-based H Beck broker James Jurczak is currently not licensed to act as a broker or an investment adviser.…
  • Sep 23

    Christopher Wacker Sanctioned by FINRA, Terminated from Firm

    Christopher Wacker Sanctioned by FINRA, Terminated from Firm
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 29, 2016 indicate that former Wisconsin-based Park Avenue Securities broker Christopher Wacker is currently not licensed to act as a broker or an…
  • Sep 23

    Geri Delfino Sanctioned by FINRA

    Geri Delfino Sanctioned by FINRA
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on August 29, 2016 indicate that former New Jersey-based Ameriprise Financial Services broker Geri Delfino is currently not licensed to act as a broker…
Rank this Week: 14

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 23

    Sports; Internal Investigations: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    Sports; Internal Investigations: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Well over here in Seattle we’re ready to get our typical Fall weekend started: Clouds, falling leaves, and catching up on what we’ve missed during all that Clio coverage. Speaking of, don’t miss this week’s new to the…
  • Sep 20

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MasterCard, Galaxy Note 7, and China Employment Laws.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MasterCard, Galaxy Note 7, and China Employment Laws.
    Before you dig in to our Top 10, make sure to check out our #ClioCloud9 coverage over on LXBN. Now here’s Tuesdays Top 10 in Law Blogs: Federal Court in D.C. Rules Against FEC in Important Disclosure Case – …
  • Sep 19

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Honesty, Rhode Island, and Tribe

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Honesty, Rhode Island, and Tribe
    Phew—well as you may have noticed, over on LXBN we’re all Clio all the time. We’ve got some comprehensive conference coverage going, and there’ve been some fascinating speakers. Check it out. And then, read…
Rank this Week: 16

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

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

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

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

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 15

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 25

    Save the Day

    Save the Day
    The PAC has a video: Warning: contains swearing, discussions of nudity, and lots of meta-snark.
  • Sep 23

    Debate Hors D’oeuvre

    Debate Hors D’oeuvre
    A Clinton ad to put us in the mood for what will undoubtedly be an edifying debate on Monday night.
  • Sep 21

    Jill Stein is Not the Answer (Especially in Florida!)

    Jill Stein is Not the Answer (Especially in Florida!)
    Commentator “How” (I still have commentators?)  may or may not be a Republican plant.  I prefer to assume he or she is not, and thus thought I would write a reply to this recent contribution “How” writes,…
Rank this Week: 17

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Sep 23

    Episode 098 – Conversation BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff

    Episode 098 – Conversation BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff
    Episode 098 – Conversation with BLS Alumni Greg Zamfotis and John Rudikoff.mp3 This conversation with Brooklyn Law School alumni Gregory Zamfotis, Class of 2007, and John Rudikoff, Class of 2006 and CEO and managing director of the…
  • Sep 22

    BLS Library Databases Research Fair: September 29, 2016

    BLS Library Databases Research Fair: September 29, 2016
    The Fifth Annual Library Databases Research Fair will be held on Thursday, September 29th, 2016.  The Fair will be held in the Student Lounge from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Representatives from the following legal research companies will be here…
  • Sep 9

    Constitution Day Friday September 16th

    Constitution Day Friday September 16th
    To encourage all Americans to learn more about the Constitution Congress established Constitution Week in 1956 . It was to begin each year on September 17th, the date in 1787 when delegates to the Convention signed the Constitution.  In…
Rank this Week: 18

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Sep 25

    Nursing Home Employees Arrested for Humiliating Photo

    Nursing Home Employees Arrested for Humiliating Photo
    CNYCentral reported the arrest of four nursing home employees for taking pictures of elderly residents in humiliating poses, demeaning to the residents.  Mathew Reynolds and Angel Rood, both working at Pontiac Nursing home in…
  • Sep 24

    Breach of Trust

    Breach of Trust
    Fox4KC reported the arrest of nursing home employee Angela Kreps who is accused of stealing thousands from a cancer victim. Kreps was director of social services at the Maple Wood Care Center.  Kreps used her position at…
  • Sep 23

    Choking Death

    Choking Death
    The Star Tribune reported that the Minnesota Department of Health said the Gardens at Cannon Falls “did not have an adequate system to ensure cognitively impaired residents on [liquid] diets were adequately supervised.” Nursing…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Sep 20

    Teenager in Critical Condition after Anaheim Hit-and-Run Crash

    Teenager in Critical Condition after Anaheim Hit-and-Run Crash
    A 15-year-old boy, identified as Ramiro Macias, was critically injured in a bicycle accident after he was struck by a minivan while riding his bike. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the teen was riding his bike near…
  • Sep 15

    Woman Killed in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

    Woman Killed in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash
    Police are looking for a motorist in connection with a hit-and-run accident in South Los Angeles that left a woman dead. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred early morning on September…
  • Sep 7

    Santa Ana Teen Killed in 57 Freeway Crash

    Santa Ana Teen Killed in 57 Freeway Crash
    Luis Torres, 15, a Santa Ana student, was killed in a car accident on the 57 Freeway early morning on September 4, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred on the freeway just north of the…
Rank this Week: 22

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jun 15

    Violation of FCCPA Results in Client Getting Paid by Debt Collector

    Violation of FCCPA Results in Client Getting Paid by Debt Collector
    Case Outcome:  Dismissal of debt collection lawsuit, and Client recovers money due to FCCPA violation Plaintiff: Barclays Bank Delaware Plaintiff’s Law Firm: Hayt, Hayt & Landau, P.L. Plaintiff’s Attorneys: Ms. Dana…
  • May 13

    9 Worst Cars to Avoid Buying

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

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Client Review: Auto Fraud Case

    Rudnitsky Law Firm Client Review: Auto Fraud Case
    Client:  Latasha Client Review:  I went to Taras Rudnitsky law firm back in September of 2014 with a major problem where a car dealership did some illegal things from illegal repossession of the truck I purchased from the dealership…
Rank this Week: 21

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: 20

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/
  • Sep 25

    Submitting to online journal

    Submitting to online journal
    Courtesy of University of Illinois Law Review, her is a new ranking of online journals, along with links to the submission pages for each. Here is the list, including hyperlinks, from SSRN.
  • Sep 24

    JOTWELL: Erbsen on Gilles on arbitration and doctrine

    JOTWELL: Erbsen on Gilles on arbitration and doctrine
    The new Courts Law essay comes from Allan Erbsen (Minnesota), reviewing Myriam Gilles, The Day Doctrine Died: Private Arbitration and the End of Law (U. Ill. L. Rev.), exploring how the use of private dispute resolution, especially…
  • Sep 22

    Learning Outcomes as the New Strategic Planning

    Learning Outcomes as the New Strategic Planning
    As any law school seeking to comply with the standards of the American Bar Association's Council on Legal Education knows Standards 30, 302, 314, and 315 have been revised to require law schools to adopt learning outcomes and then to evaluate…
Rank this Week: 24

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
  • Sep 24

    Conference: Cross Border Family Litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis Recast (Milan, 14 october 2016)

    Conference: Cross Border Family Litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis Recast (Milan, 14 october 2016)
    The University of Milan (Department of International, Legal, Historical and Political Studies) will host on Friday 14 October 2016 (14h00) a conference on “Cross border family litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis recast“.…
  • Sep 22

    Opening of the European and Private International law Section in Blog Droit Européen

    Opening of the European and Private International law Section in Blog Droit Européen
    Many thanks to Alexia Pato, PhD candidate at the Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, for this piece of news. And my best wishes! Today, blog droit européen officially celebrates the opening of its European and private international…
  • Sep 21

    Comity or Compulsion

    Comity or Compulsion
    On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision reversing a $147.8 million price-fixing judgment against two Chinese manufacturers of Vitamin C. The plaintiffs alleged that the Chinese manufacturers…
Rank this Week: 23

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Oct 8

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla
    LA JOLLA – A 45-year-old La Jolla woman was killed Tuesday morning when she was struck by a car on Girard Avenue, NBC San Diego reported. Just before noon, authorities say the woman was unloading her car when an elderly driver backed…
  • Oct 7

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw
    Last month, a jury in Chicago federal court awarded $1.25 million to an Illinois man who was severely injured by a defective table saw.  The victim, Brandon Stollings, 30, lost his index finger and parts of two other fingers in 2007…
  • Oct 6

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash
    BUENA PARK — A BMW crashed in Orange County early Saturday morning, killing five teenage passengers in a solo-vehicle collision on southbound Interstate 5 in Irvine.The accident was reported just after 2 a.m. south of Alton Parkway…
Rank this Week: 25

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 25

    The friendship gap

    The friendship gap
    Political birds of a feather tend to flock together but a recent poll finds one members of one party report a higher percentage of friends in the opposition.
  • Sep 25

    OSHA whistleblower policy a ‘game changer’ for corporate America

    OSHA whistleblower policy a ‘game changer’ for corporate America
    New guidelines released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are a “game changer” for how corporate America will handle whistleblowers in the workplace, a national employment law firm says. Under the new rules, the…
  • Sep 24

    Best Week, Worst Week: Open Works launches; Md. Cannabis Commission sued

    Best Week, Worst Week: Open Works launches; Md. Cannabis Commission sued
    Economic development proponents in Baltimore got some good news this week with the opening of a state-of-the-art $11.5 million maker space, while the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission could be headed to court, sued by…
Rank this Week: 31

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 25

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Formalism and Instrumentalism

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Formalism and Instrumentalism
    Introduction American law students learn about formalism and instrumentalism early on—although those particular terms may not be introduced explicitly in classroom discussion. Many law students hunger for “black letter law": they are…
  • Sep 25

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Nullification and Secession in Modern Constitutional Thought" edited by Sanford Levinson

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Nullification and Secession in Modern Constitutional Thought" edited by Sanford Levinson
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Nullification and Secession in Modern Constitutional Thought, edited by Sanford Levinson. Here is a description: The Missouri legislature passes a bill to flout federal gun-control laws it deems…
  • Sep 24

    Download of the Week: "History's Lessons for Wartime Military Tribunals" by Lederman

    Download of the Week: "History's Lessons for Wartime Military Tribunals" by Lederman
    The Download of the Week is If George Washington Did it, Does that Make it Constitutional? : History's Lessons for Wartime Military Tribunals by Martin Lederman. Here is the abstract: Congress has recently authorized military commissions to…
Rank this Week: 26

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 28

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 25

    The human right to lap watch

    The human right to lap watch
    A couple in Winnipeg, Canada, has filed a human rights complaint challenging the National Hockey League’s requirement that they purchase a separate ticketed seat for their infant if they want to bring it along to a game. [CBC News…
  • Sep 24

    U.K.: “Iceland (the country) may sue Iceland (the chain) over name”

    U.K.: “Iceland (the country) may sue Iceland (the chain) over name”
    “The Icelandic government has confirmed it is considering launching a lawsuit against British supermarket Iceland over its name.” The British retailer, which specializes in frozen foods, has been doing business for 46 years. [The…
  • Sep 22

    Prosecution roundup

    Prosecution roundup
    Fourth Circuit will review forfeiture case of “pre-conviction, pre-trial restraint of untainted property” [Ilya Shapiro, Cato] “Voodoo Science in the Courtroom: The U.S. has relied on flawed forensic-evidence techniques for…
Rank this Week: 29

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    September 25, 2016: Last Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Jane Pauley named replacement.

    September 25, 2016: Last Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Jane Pauley named replacement.
    The beginning of the special episode Celebrating Charlie included a sun with a bowtie. A different edition of Sunday morning. Last day of hosting. Black suit, white shirt. First up, Rita Braver tells Charlie: Relax. Almost fifty years…
  • Sep 23

    Nature discusses recent events in the CRISPR patent battle

    Nature discusses recent events in the CRISPR patent battle
    Obviousness in patent law is measured relevant to a person having ordinary skill in the art (sometimes designated PHOSITA). The CRISPR patent battles will, in part, turn on the level of skill.Nature wrote of the Doudna (Berkeley) vs. Zhang…
  • Sep 23

    CAFC affirms D. Delaware in Roche v. Lifescan: the meaning of "microelectrode"

    CAFC affirms D. Delaware in Roche v. Lifescan: the meaning of "microelectrode"
    Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc. and Corange InternationalLimited (“Roche”) appeal from the UnitedStates District Court for the District of Delaware’s grantof summary judgment in favor of Lifescan Incorporatedand Nova…
Rank this Week: 30

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 23

    Criminal Defense: Working as an Expert Witne

    Criminal Defense: Working as an Expert Witne
    Defendants in criminal cases such as tax fraud, money laundering, or embezzlement often need forensic accountants to help evaluate complex financial situations. Should you provide expert witness services to criminal defendants? Tracy…
  • Sep 20

    Corporate Identity Theft: It Isn’t Just For People Anymore

    Corporate Identity Theft: It Isn’t Just For People Anymore
    You thought only people experience identity theft. Only individuals become victims of dumpster diving or poor computer security. Someone gets a credit card in your name, and you’ve become a victim. You didn’t even consider that a…
  • Sep 16

    Book Review: Wall Street Smarts: A Guide to Finding Your Inner Investor

    Book Review: Wall Street Smarts: A Guide to Finding Your Inner Investor
    Wall Street Smarts: A Guide to Finding Your Inner Investor, by Miles Goodwin, is masterful compilation of the best investment advice for the average person. The book does the seemingly impossible by pulling together the best investment advice…
Rank this Week: 27

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Sep 22

    Wellness Programs & The ADA

    Wellness Programs & The ADA
    A recent federal lawsuit brought by the EEOC looks at the extent to which a company's wellness program falls within the insurance safe harbor provision of the ADA. A federal district court in Wisconsin rejected the employer's motion for…
  • Sep 21

    Bisom-Rapp on lifetime disadvantage for working women

    Bisom-Rapp on lifetime disadvantage for working women
    Congratulations to our friend Susan Bisom-Rapp (Thomas Jefferson) whose book (with Malcolm Sargeant, Middlesex Univ., London), Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Work Force is available to pre-order from Cambridge…
  • Sep 20

    Co-Authoring with Non-American Profs & Practitioner

    Co-Authoring with Non-American Profs & Practitioner
    I just uploaded my most recent article, Transnational Employment Trends in Four Pacific Rim Countries, 34 UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal ___ (forthcoming 2017) (co-authored with Lia Alizia, Masako Banno, Maria Jockel, Melissa Pang, and…
Rank this Week: 34

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Man Killed in Fullerton Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Fullerton Motorcycle Accident
    Cassidy Korenaga, 24, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Fullerton the evening of September 14, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred at the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue…
  • Sep 12

    Sixteen Injured in Los Angeles Metrolink Train Accident

    Sixteen Injured in Los Angeles Metrolink Train Accident
    At least 16 people were injured in a Metrolink train accident in Los Angeles when a commuter train carrying 187 passengers struck a box truck According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the collision occurred the morning of September…
  • Sep 7

    Caltrans Worker Killed in Acton Truck Accident

    Caltrans Worker Killed in Acton Truck Accident
    Jorge Lopez, a 57-year-old electrician with Caltrans was struck and killed in a freeway accident in Acton the morning of September 1, 2016. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, Lopez was standing outside his vehicle on State Route 14…
Rank this Week: 33

Northern California Accident…

Northern California Accident Attorney Blog

Published By Estey & Bomberger, LLP

http://www.northerncaliforniaaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 8

    One Motorcyclist Killed, One Injured in Head-on Collision in Siskiyou County

    One Motorcyclist Killed, One Injured in Head-on Collision in Siskiyou County
    YREKA - A head-on collision that left a Fort Jones resident and an Etna man seriously injured is being blamed on distracted driving, the Siskiyou Daily has reported. The accident happened on Saturday, October 6, 2012, at approximately 2:55…
  • Oct 4

    Teen Cyclist Struck by Car in San Leandro Intersection

    Teen Cyclist Struck by Car in San Leandro Intersection
    SAN LEANDRO - A teenage bicyclist was hurt Wednesday morning when he was hit by a car, Mercury News reported. The accident occurred at the intersection of Liberty Street and 163rd Avenue. According to the news report, the cyclist, a…
  • Sep 27

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Back Injurie

    Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Skechers Shape-ups Back Injurie
    Q. I thought one of the benefits of wearing a Skechers Shape-ups was back pain relief? A. One of the many benefits of Shape-ups touted by Skechers was back pain relief, however, a number of consumers have experienced the opposite - the…
Rank this Week: 32

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 36

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: 35

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
  • Sep 21

    Am. Soc’y for Bioethics & Humanities – Washington, DC

    Am. Soc’y for Bioethics & Humanities – Washington, DC
    The American Society for Bioethics & Humanities holds its annual meeting Oct. 6-9, 2016, in Washington, DC.
  • Sep 21

    Secrecy, Security & Science – Baltimore, MD

    Secrecy, Security & Science – Baltimore, MD
    Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics hosts the Robert H. Levi Leadership Symposium, Secrecy, Security and Science: Reflections on the 20-Year Legacy of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments,...
  • Sep 21

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Lily Kahng, Professor of Law, Seattle University School of Law, presents today her paper entitled Who Owns Human Capital? Paper is available here. New York University...
Rank this Week: 37

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 21

    OPINION: Folsom v. Livingston

    OPINION: Folsom v. Livingston
    CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 15-0499, 2016 MT 238, DAVID W. FOLSOM and ALANA L. FOLSOM, Plaintiffs, Appellants, and Cross-Appellees, v. CITY OF LIVINGSTON, a political subdivision of the State of Montana, Defendant, Appellee, and Cross-Appellant,…
  • Sep 21

    OPINION: State v. Hooper

    OPINION: State v. Hooper
    CRIMINAL – BURGLARY DA 15-0261, 2016 MT 237, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRITNEY PORSCHE HOOPER, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 21

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Aker v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Aker v. State
    CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 15-0271, 2016 MT 236N, JIMMIE LEE AKER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 38

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    McGarry: Nicaragua's Impacts on Optional Clause Practice

    McGarry: Nicaragua's Impacts on Optional Clause Practice
    Brian McGarry (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies) has posted Nicaragua's Impacts on Optional Clause Practice (in Nicaragua Before the International Court of Justice: Impacts on International Law, Edgardo Sobenes…
  • Sep 23

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction

    Kanetake & Cai: Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanction
    Machiko Kanetake (Utrecht Univ. - Law) & Cai Congyan (Xiamen Univ. - Law) have posted Chinese and Japanese Perspectives on UN Sanctions (in Research Handbook on UN Sanctions and International Law, Larissa van den Herik ed., forthcoming).…
  • Sep 23

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit

    Bartels: The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit
    Lorand Bartels (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted The UK's Status in the WTO after Brexit. Here's the abstract:It has become conventional wisdom that once the UK leaves the EU it will have to renegotiate core aspects of its WTO rights and…
Rank this Week: 44

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 25

    Drafting a Bulletproof Will

    Drafting a Bulletproof Will
    With the potential of dissatisfied heirs and will contests, it is important to make your will bulletproof. One thing you can draft in your will is a no-contest clause, which discourages people from disputing your will, especially…
  • Sep 25

    Hillary Clinton's Proposed 65% Estate Tax Rate

    Hillary Clinton's Proposed 65% Estate Tax Rate
    Hillary Clinton is proposing a 65% tax on the richest estates, making it harder for the wealthy to pass appreciated assets on to their heirs without paying taxes. This increase will generate $260 billion over the next decade, allowing her...
  • Sep 24

    Article on Generation-Inflation Index for Taxation

    Article on Generation-Inflation Index for Taxation
    Alyssa A. DiRusso recently published an Article entitled, The Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax and Sociological Shifts in Generational Length: Proposing a Generation-Inflation Index for Taxation, 41 Am. C. Tr. & Est. Couns. L.J. 307 (Fall…
Rank this Week: 42

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 25

    Chased Away

    Chased Away
    The New York Times endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, because she doesn’t suck as bad as Trump of “her intellect, experience and courage.”  Lionel Shriver explains why it falls on deaf ears.* Midway through my…
  • Sep 25

    Until The Pepper Spray

    Until The Pepper Spray
    It appeared to be an outrageous story. Cops beating a 15-year-old girl who may have been hurt in an accident with a car, but refused treatment. So they beat her, arrested her, pepper sprayed her. Outrageous! Except the story told wasn’t…
  • Sep 24

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t
    William Barber II, President of the North Carolina NAACP, is certainly positioned well to address what is happening in Charlotte following the killing of Keith Lamont Scott.  It’s no surprise, therefore, that the New York Times has…
Rank this Week: 43

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse Tied to E. coli Outbreak

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse Tied to E. coli Outbreak
    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC, an Athol, Mass., establishment, is recalling beef, veal, and Bison products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...…
  • Sep 23

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee
    News Channel 5 reports that Tennessee state health officials investigated a Salmonella food poisoning outbreak that sickened potentially dozens of people in Middle Tennessee. The Salmonella illnesses emerged after a... Continue Reading
  • Sep 23

    Another Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak

    Another Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak
    The Pueblo City-County Health Department, El Paso County Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are jointly investigating an ongoing outbreak of Campylobacter infections linked to... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 39

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    BC Supreme Court – Articles Cited in Expert Reports Are Not Evidence

    BC Supreme Court – Articles Cited in Expert Reports Are Not Evidence
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, confirming that articles cited in expert reports are not evidence and outlining how these documents can be used at trial. In today’s case (Cambie…
  • Sep 21

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Damage Assessment in Polytrauma Injury Case

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Damage Assessment in Polytrauma Injury Case
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for multiple injuries sustained in a vehicle collision. In today’s case (Chappell v. Loyie) the Plaintiff was injured when his…
  • Sep 20

    “Cut and Paste Affidavit” Derails Defence Medical Exam Application

    “Cut and Paste Affidavit” Derails Defence Medical Exam Application
    Reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, dismissing a defence request for an independent medical assessment of a Plaintiff in part due to the use of a “cut and paste affidavit”. In…
Rank this Week: 40

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 45

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: 41