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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 27

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Our last open thread is full, here's a new one. All topics welcome. On James Foley's kidnappers: Before "the Beatles", there were the Belgians. Lots of dots to connect. The latest victim of police "walking while black" syndrome:... [[…
  • Aug 26

    Potential New Audio of Michael Brown Shooting

    Potential New Audio of Michael Brown Shooting
    Driving this afternoon and listening to CNN on Sirius, the main story was not ISIS or Syria, it was a new audio of the Michael Brown shooting that a passer-by captured on his cell phone while video-chatting with a woman. As he tells her how…
  • Aug 26

    Identifying James Foley's Executioner

    Identifying James Foley's Executioner
    (Random photo of unnamed fighter from Tumbler page of Dutch fighter ChechClear.) British authorities have not named the person standing beside James Foley in the ISIS execution video. They have said they are close to identifying him and…
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

    2 Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Mortgage Lead

    2 Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Mortgage Lead
    Brian Matthew Rich, 40, Laguna Beach, California, and Marcus Alan Avritt, 42, of Seal Beach, California, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert J. Conrad, Jr. to prison for their roles involving computer theft from a nation-wide online…
  • Aug 27

    Woman Admits Role in Real Estate Appraisal Fraud Scheme

    Woman Admits Role in Real Estate Appraisal Fraud Scheme
    Ann Hils, 54, East Hampton, Connecticut, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson in Hartford to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and bank fraud related to a real estate appraisal scheme. According to court documents…
  • Aug 26

    Fugitive Gets 10 Years for Role in Scheme to Launder Mortgage Fraud Proceed

    Fugitive Gets 10 Years for Role in Scheme to Launder Mortgage Fraud Proceed
    Hong Jae Kim, aka Randy Kim, 45, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle to 10 years in federal prison and ordered to pay $1,795,125 in restitution for his nearly two-year role in a scheme to launder mortgage fraud proceeds. A…
Rank this Week: 3

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    FL - Officers bend rules to boost sex sting arrest total

    FL - Officers bend rules to boost sex sting arrest total
    Sheriff Grady JuddOriginal Article (Video available) 08/09/2014 By Noah Pransky This is the first of a two-part series examining how law enforcement is blurring the lines on due process. POLK COUNTY - In the decade since Chris Hansen and…
  • Aug 17

    IA - The people's voice is angry: Outcry over sex offender's release fires up social media — but when does the fire get out of control?

    IA - The people's voice is angry: Outcry over sex offender's release fires up social media — but when does the fire get out of control?
    Original Article 08/08/2014 By Sarah Tisinger MUSCATINE - When a 23-year-old Muscatine man convicted of lascivious acts with a child was released from prison after serving four years of a 15-year sentence, the People of Muscatine…
  • Aug 12

    NOTICE: WE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATING THIS BLOG!

    NOTICE: WE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATING THIS BLOG!
    We are moving on with our lives and will not be updating this blog anymore. We will be deleting the Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other accounts, but this blog will remain as it is. Sorry if this causes any inconveniences? Sincerely, Sex…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Aug 27

    Changing legal education – OUP Blog

    Changing legal education – OUP Blog
    ‘Martin Partington discussed a range of careers in his podcasts yesterday. Today [20 August], he tackles how new legal issues and developments in the professional environment have in turn changed organizational structures, rules and…
  • Aug 27

    Drivers ‘not adequately warned’ over end of tax discs – Daily Telegraph

    Drivers ‘not adequately warned’ over end of tax discs – Daily Telegraph
    ‘Thousands of drivers are at risk of fines because they have had insufficient warning about the abolition of tax discs by the Government, motoring experts said last night.’ Full story Daily Telegraph, 27th August 2014 Source:…
  • Aug 27

    EAT: employee who might be dismissed for gross misconduct may still be entitled to claim constructive dismissal – OUT-LAW.com

    EAT: employee who might be dismissed for gross misconduct may still be entitled to claim constructive dismissal – OUT-LAW.com
    ‘An employee is not prevented from resigning and bringing a constructive dismissal claim against a former employer by the fact that the employer may have been preparing a gross misconduct case against him, the Employment Appeal Tribunal…
Rank this Week: 5

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: 6

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/
  • Aug 27

    Morning Agenda: Unusual Offer for Detroit’s Art

    Morning Agenda: Unusual Offer for Detroit’s Art
    Detroit is silent on a proposal to use its art as collateral. | Global financial connections in Burger King's deal for Tim Hortons. | Companies are invoking their attorney-client privilege to shelter wrongdoing. | The S.&P. 500 closes…
  • Aug 27

    Chiquita Seeks to Reassure Investors on Deal for Fyffe

    Chiquita Seeks to Reassure Investors on Deal for Fyffe
    Chiquita Brands International says it expects to achieve an additional $20 million in annual cost savings from its planned combination with Fyffes of Ireland.
  • Aug 27

    R.B.S. Fined $24 Million Over Mortgage Advice Failure

    R.B.S. Fined $24 Million Over Mortgage Advice Failure
    The penalty is the latest setback for the Royal Bank of Scotland, which is mostly owned by the British government, as it tries to reshape itself and regain the public's trust.
Rank this Week: 7

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 8

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: 9

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 26

    Japan court finds Fukushima power plant operator liable for woman's suicide

    Japan court finds Fukushima power plant operator liable for woman's suicide
    [JURIST] The district court in Fukushima, Japan, ruled Tuesday that a woman's family may be compensated for her death after determining that her depression and suicide were caused by the March 2011 nuclear meltdown [IAEA backgrounder] of a…
  • Aug 26

    ACLU, media seeking greater access to execution

    ACLU, media seeking greater access to execution
    [JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ACLU of Oklahoma [advocacy websites], the Guardian US and the Oklahoma Observer [media websites] filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] on Monday in the US District Court for the Western…
  • Aug 26

    More protection needed for Tanzania albinos: UN rights office

    More protection needed for Tanzania albinos: UN rights office
    [JURIST] The UN human rights office [official website] on Monday said that the Tanzanian government's system of placing children with albinism in government care centers does not provide this vulnerable group with adequate protection from…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Aug 26

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    Recent coverage related to the Court focuses on the release by the Department of Health and Human Services of new proposed regulations intended to comply with the Court’s June 30 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, as well as an interim…
  • Aug 25

    New plea to limit gun rights in D.C.

    New plea to limit gun rights in D.C.
    Arguing that “the potential for armed mischief is perhaps greater in the District of Columbia than in any other American city,” the local government in the nation’s capital asked a federal judge on Monday to reconsider a…
Rank this Week: 11

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

    The Knee Defender and the Water Offender.

    The Knee Defender and the Water Offender.
    "On a United flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Denver, a passenger in a middle seat of Row 12 decided he didn’t want the woman in front of him to lean her seat back. So he pulled out a Knee Defender and locked it into place on his food…
  • Aug 27

    "No-one knows the true scale of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham over the years."

    "No-one knows the true scale of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham over the years."
    "Our conservative estimate is that approximately 1,400 children were sexually exploited over the full inquiry period, from 1997 to 2013," said Professor Alexis Jay, who wrote the new report.The report found: "Several staff described their…
  • Aug 27

    Well, it's not called Burger President.

    Well, it's not called Burger President.
    Is Burger King unAmerican?
Rank this Week: 12

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
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

    Strang on Originalism

    Strang on Originalism
    Lee J. Strang (University of Toledo College of Law) has posted Originalism's Promise, and Its Limits (Cleveland State Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Symposium Essay, I summarize originalism’s promise and…
  • Aug 27

    Leiter on Critics of "Why Tolerate Religion?"

    Leiter on Critics of "Why Tolerate Religion?"
    Brian Leiter (University of Chicago) has posted Reply to Five Critics of Why Tolerate Religion? (Criminal Law & Philosophy, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This is my contribution to a symposium on my book Why Tolerate…
  • Aug 27

    Hovenkamp on the Classical Constitution

    Hovenkamp on the Classical Constitution
    Herbert J. Hovenkamp (University of Iowa - College of Law) has posted Inventing the Classical Constitution on SSRN. Here is the abstract: One recurring call over a century of American constitutional thought is for return to a “classical”…
Rank this Week: 14

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 15

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Aug 26

    Continued Arizona Botch Commentary

    Continued Arizona Botch Commentary
    Jurist posts, "Botched executions & evolving standards of decency: What can we learn from Wood's death?" It's by Sacha Baniel-Stark, a student at New York University School of Law. The botched execution of Wood joined the botched…
  • Aug 26

    In Iowa

    In Iowa
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruling in USA v. Johnson is available in Adobe .pdf format. "Appeals court broadens scope of death penalty retrial for Iowa woman who killed 5 in 1993," is the AP report...
  • Aug 26

    Additional News Coverage of the Oklahoma Lawsuit

    Additional News Coverage of the Oklahoma Lawsuit
    Scott Martelle writes, "Secrecy surrounding Oklahoma execution is unacceptable," at the Los Angeles Times Opinion LA blog. The plaintiffs argue, rightfully, that by selectively opening and closing the shutters covering windows into the death…
Rank this Week: 16

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
  • Oct 21

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

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

    Yankees go home

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

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

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape
    A análise de validade das provas geradas em formato digital nas perícias forenses será o tema da palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. CONAPE - Congresso Nacional de Perícia Judicial: Conhecimento e…
Rank this Week: 17

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: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Aug 27

    "U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller should resign"

    "U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller should resign"
    "U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller should resign": Today's edition of The Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser contains an editorial that begins, "A federal judgeship exemplifies the concept of an office of public trust, perhaps more than any other.…
  • Aug 27

    "Supreme Court may take up D.C. drug case; Civil liberties groups see judicial overreach"

    "Supreme Court may take up D.C. drug case; Civil liberties groups see judicial overreach"
    "Supreme Court may take up D.C. drug case; Civil liberties groups see judicial overreach": Jim McElhatton of The Washington Times has this report.
  • Aug 27

    "Cleveland's 'jock tax' is legally justifiable, state tells Supreme Court"

    "Cleveland's 'jock tax' is legally justifiable, state tells Supreme Court"
    "Cleveland's 'jock tax' is legally justifiable, state tells Supreme Court": The Cleveland Plain Dealer has this report. You can view the State of Ohio's amicus brief at this link, while the brief for appellant -- former Chicago Bears…
Rank this Week: 19

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 25

    Networking online makes practicing law in rural America possible

    Networking online makes practicing law in rural America possible
    From Donna Taylor, a county judge in rural Nebraska, in a report by the Washington Post’s Danielle Paquette (@DPAQreport): There’s a great deal of need for young lawyers in rural communities. There’s plenty of work to go…
  • Aug 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs taking a short break

    Top 10 in Law Blogs taking a short break
    As I am out this week, traveling across Montana for a bit of an end-of-summer vacation, the Top 10 in Law Blogs will be on a short hiatus. We will return to our regularly scheduled programming on Tuesday, September 2nd. In the meantime, LXBN…
  • Aug 24

    Your outbox is full of blog post

    Your outbox is full of blog post
    As a lawyer you struggle to find the time to blog. Ironically, you’re creating blog posts throughout a typical work day. They’re in your email outbox. Web strategist Andy Crestodina (@crestodina) describes the situation in a piece…
Rank this Week: 20

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 27

    From Coyote, a Ferguson, Mo. recollection

    From Coyote, a Ferguson, Mo. recollection
    As I and many other writers have noted lately, the town of Ferguson like several nearby suburbs in St. Louis County has a reputation for raising revenue through aggressive use of tickets for minor traffic and vehicle infractions, a practice…
  • Aug 27

    Governor Rick Perry loses his right to buy guns or ammo

    Governor Rick Perry loses his right to buy guns or ammo
    Because the federal gun-disabilities provision in question, 18 U.S.C. § 922(n), kicks in on bare indictment for a felony, as opposed to conviction. [The Blaze] But is that constitutional? [Eugene Volokh, more; earlier on Perry…
  • Aug 26

    12-year-olds playing unsupervised at the park

    12-year-olds playing unsupervised at the park
    Apparently 43 percent of Americans now believe there should be a law against that [Lenore Skenazy] Happily, after years of advocacy from Skenazy (especially) and others, we’re seeing more written from the calmly rational side:…
Rank this Week: 21

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Note to readers on publication schedule

    Note to readers on publication schedule
    Regular blogging on Religion Clause will likely not resume until Sunday. Storms have knocked out my power until at least Thursday night.
  • Aug 26

    Court Dismisses Lease Dispute That Involves Hutterite Competing Faction

    Court Dismisses Lease Dispute That Involves Hutterite Competing Faction
    According to the Aberdeen News, a South Dakota trial court Monday dismissed a lawsuit over the right to farm leased land that in reality was part of the ongoing battle between two Hutterite factions over who controls the Hutterville Colony in…
  • Aug 26

    8th Circuit: North Dakota Ten Commandments Monument Is OK

    8th Circuit: North Dakota Ten Commandments Monument Is OK
    In Red River Freethinkers v. City of Fargo, (8th Cir., Aug. 25, 2014), the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in a 2-1 decision held that a Ten Commandments monument at Civic Plaza in Fargo, North Dakota is permissible under Supreme…
Rank this Week: 22

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    Hurd: The UN Security Council and the International Rule of Law

    Hurd: The UN Security Council and the International Rule of Law
    Ian Hurd (Northwestern Univ. - Political Science) has published The UN Security Council and the International Rule of Law (Chinese Journal of International Politics, Vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 361-79, Autumn 2014). Here's the abstract: This article…
  • Aug 27

    New Issue: International Criminal Law Review

    New Issue: International Criminal Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Criminal Law Review (Vol. 14, nos. 4-5, 2014) is out. Contents include:On the Philosophy of International Criminal LawAnja Matwijkiw, Introduction: On the Philosophy of International Criminal Law Peg…
  • Aug 27

    Call for Papers: The Public and the Private in Global Governance

    Call for Papers: The Public and the Private in Global Governance
    IBEI (Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals) and ESADEgeo (ESADE Business School’s Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics) have issued a call for papers for the third Barcelona Workshop on Global Governance, to take place…
Rank this Week: 23

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    SSRN Tax Professor Ranking

    SSRN Tax Professor Ranking
    SSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 944 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database. Here is the new list (through August 1, 2014)…
  • Aug 27

    Schizer Named to Ginsburg Visiting Chair in Taxation at Georgetown

    Schizer Named to Ginsburg Visiting Chair in Taxation at Georgetown
    Georgetown Press Release, Georgetown Law Appoints David Schizer to Ginsburg Chair: Georgetown University Law Center Dean William M. Treanor is pleased to announce the appointment of David Schizer to the Martin D. Ginsburg Chair in Taxation.…
  • Aug 27

    E&Y: The Outlook for Global Tax Policy in 2014

    E&Y: The Outlook for Global Tax Policy in 2014
    Ernst & Young, The Outlook for Global Tax Policy in 2014 (226 pages): Taxes around the world are on the rise. But these rises may be a bit less obvious than in the past. Governments are generally making fewer changes to headline…
Rank this Week: 25

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

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 14-0232, 2014 MT 232N, JOHN O. MILLER, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. LEROY KIRKEGARD, BILLIE REICH and KRISTY COBBAN, Defendants and…
Rank this Week: 24

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 25

    Downballot Guide – Miami-Dade 2014

    Downballot Guide – Miami-Dade 2014
    Lots of ink gets spilled on the Governor’s race. But the ballot we face in the election on Aug. 26 is complex, and has a lot of important races on it. This post covers the downballot – the judicial elections. … Continue…
  • Aug 25

    Election Day is Today

    Election Day is Today
    There’s an election in Miami-Dade today. In case you care about my views on the top of the ballot here they are. I find, though, that people are usually more interested in my comments on the judicial elections. My Miami-Dade ……
  • Aug 25

    Rather to Warhawks: Send *Your* Kid

    Rather to Warhawks: Send *Your* Kid
    Link (PS. I don’t entirely agree about the “waters around China” because we have a treaty obligation to protect Japan against aggression.)
Rank this Week: 26

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 27

    Confusion Remains Surrounding Sex Offender Photos Law

    Confusion Remains Surrounding Sex Offender Photos Law
    There is no doubt in this writer's mind, that, Louisiana is the cruelest state when it comes to its 10,824 registrants (NCMEC latest figure); and clearly violates the U.S. Constitution clause against cruel and unusual punishment! Personal…
  • Aug 26

    Iowa City school board OK’s plan to educate sex offender

    Iowa City school board OK’s plan to educate sex offender
    See earlier post: Iowa City school board to debate placement of student sex offender 8-26-2014 Iowa: The Iowa City school board Tuesday night approved a plan on how to educate a student who is a registered sex offender. Following a…
  • Aug 24

    Under the radar: More than half of all sex offenders on the registry still lack a tier level

    Under the radar: More than half of all sex offenders on the registry still lack a tier level
    8-24-2014 Montana: Convicted serial rapist __ has been called the worst of the worst. But if you had looked him up on Montana's Sexual or Violent Offender Registry prior to his July sentencing, he would've looked like any other sex…
Rank this Week: 27

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 28

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: 29

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

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

    Bessler's "Birth of American Law"

    Bessler's "Birth of American Law"
    Out from the Carolina Academic Press next month, but available for preorder now, is The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution, by John D. Bessler, University of Baltimore School of Law.  The press…
  • Aug 27

    Hovenkamp on Inventing the Classical Constitution

    Hovenkamp on Inventing the Classical Constitution
    Herbert J. Hovenkamp, University of Iowa College of Law, has posted Inventing the Classical Constitution.  Here is the abstract:One recurring call over a century of American constitutional thought is for return to a…
  • Aug 26

    Historiography and Sources of Commercial Law

    Historiography and Sources of Commercial Law
    We have word of the conference “Historiography and Sources of Commercial Law,” to be held in Helsinki, September 1-3, 2014.  Its organizer is a project funded by the Academy of Finland and Finnish Cultural Foundation, "The…
Rank this Week: 30

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Aug 15

    By: EAkHCuax

    By: EAkHCuax
    <strong>EAkHCuax</strong>Securities Law and Going Public Blog
  • Aug 5

    By: lexutilispl - bookmarks.blogme24.com

    By: lexutilispl - bookmarks.blogme24.com
    […] is gonna kill meDrum Building Secrets!Make Your Mark Online With These Design Tips : BACKLINKSSecurities Lawyer101 l Securities Law Blog l Hamilton & AssociatesPennySaverUSA.com Blog - The Best Resource for Online Classifieds,…
Rank this Week: 31

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Hot peppers deterrming insects and but encouraging anti-patent crowd-funding?

    Hot peppers deterrming insects and but encouraging anti-patent crowd-funding?
    In an article in "Intellectual Property Today" in June 2003 titled "Good Night Gracie," LBE noted On May 12, [2003] the New York Times discussed U.S. 6,523,298, n16 which claims the use of hot pepper extract (capsicum) in water solution to…
  • Aug 27

    Nitrogen-starvation of algae to produce more lipid

    Nitrogen-starvation of algae to produce more lipid
    A post in Inhabitat titled 14-Year-Old's Biofuel Breakthrough Boosts Algae Production 500% includes the text“The purpose of this experiment is to explore the possibility of naturally depleting the nitrogen of algae’s media to…
  • Aug 27

    The intersection of anti-SLAPP and patent re-examination request

    The intersection of anti-SLAPP and patent re-examination request
    Note the discussion of the Landmark Technologies/eBay matter at Techdirt in the post Patent Troll Sues eBay For Daring To Ask Patent Office For Patent Re-Exam Here, eBay is using a Texas anti-SLAPP statute to shield it from litigation from…
Rank this Week: 32

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Aug 27

    We Must Secure America’s Cell Networks—From Criminals and Cop

    We Must Secure America’s Cell Networks—From Criminals and Cop
    The FCC’s new task force against illegal use of phone-spying "Stingrays" is a positive first step, but it doesn't address the underlying problem.
  • Aug 26

    Federal Cybersecurity Director Found Guilty on Child Porn Charge

    Federal Cybersecurity Director Found Guilty on Child Porn Charge
    As the acting cybersecurity chief of a federal agency, Timothy DeFoggi should have been well versed in the digital footprints users leave behind online when they visit web sites and download images. But DeFoggi—convicted today in…
  • Aug 26

    How Cops and Hackers Could Abuse California’s New Phone Kill-Switch Law

    How Cops and Hackers Could Abuse California’s New Phone Kill-Switch Law
    Beginning next year, if you buy a cell phone in California that gets lost or stolen, you’ll have a built-in ability to remotely deactivate the phone under a new “kill switch” feature being mandated by California…
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Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 34

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: 35

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    King Sooper Cantaloupe Customer Killed by Cancer with a Push from Listeria

    King Sooper Cantaloupe Customer Killed by Cancer with a Push from Listeria
    The causal link between Sharon Jones’ Listeria infection and contaminated cantaloupe grown at the Jensen Farms facility is clear.  In August and September 2011, while living at the Victorian House,... Continue Reading
  • Aug 25

    Another Texas Kroger Shopper Felled By Listeria Cantaloupe

    Another Texas Kroger Shopper Felled By Listeria Cantaloupe
    $100,000 in medical bills and a loving family could not save her. Marie tried to eat healthy, and to stay on budget.  She purchased cantaloupe from Kroger in Garland, Texas... Continue Reading
  • Aug 24

    After Listeria Cantaloupe, A City Market Customer No Longer

    After Listeria Cantaloupe, A City Market Customer No Longer
    The causal link between Hazel “Abby” Jacobs’ Listeria infection and cantaloupe grown at the Jensen Farms facility is clear.  In the summer of 2011, Abby’s good friend, Sharon Goodall, regularly... Continue Reading
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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

    Comedy Break: Family Guy Season 6 Episode 6 Padre de Familia

    Comedy Break: Family Guy Season 6 Episode 6 Padre de Familia
    Courtesy of Ask.com Family Guy Season 6 Episode 6 Padre de Familia Peter starts an anti-immigration group; however, he quickly changes his mind when he finds out that he was born in Mexico. Unable to prove his citizenship, pass the...
  • Aug 27

    Immigrant of the Day: Samuel Der-Yeghiayan From Syria | Federal Judge

    Immigrant of the Day: Samuel Der-Yeghiayan From Syria | Federal Judge
    Samuel Der-Yeghiayan From Syria | Federal Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan is United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. President Bush appointed him to the position in 2003. He previously served as a judge in the…
  • Aug 27

    Immigration Article of the Day: Inflammatory Statehood by Yxta Maya Murray

    Immigration Article of the Day: Inflammatory Statehood by Yxta Maya Murray
    Inflammatory Statehood by Yxta Maya Murray, Loyola Law School Los Angeles August 23, 2014 30 Harvard Journal on Racial & Ethnic Justice 227 (2014) Loyola-LA Legal Studies Paper No. 2014-40 Abstract: Resistance art made in the former…
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California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Ten Injured after Car Crashes into Los Angeles Area Restaurant

    Ten Injured after Car Crashes into Los Angeles Area Restaurant
    Ten people were injured, one critically, after a vehicle crashed into a Little Caesars pizza restaurant in Pacoima the evening of August 18, 2014. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the incident occurred at the 12700 block of Van…
  • Aug 19

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured Riverside Car Accident

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured Riverside Car Accident
    A teen motorcyclist suffered major injuries in a Riverside car accident after a vehicle turning left struck him. According to a news report in The Press Enterprise, the motorcycle accident occurred the evening of August 13, 2014 in front of…
  • Aug 18

    One Killed, 13 People Injured In El Monte Freeway Pileup

    One Killed, 13 People Injured In El Monte Freeway Pileup
    Maydelin Salas, 5, was killed and 13 others were injured in a 11-vehicle crash on the eastbound 60 Freeway at Santa Anita Avenue in El Monte. According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the fatal crash and pileup occurred…
Rank this Week: 38

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

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

    And Now a Word From Our Sponsor

    And Now a Word From Our Sponsor
    Did you buy one of those brand spanking new Obamacare plans? If you did, you may get an email from (Carrier) that reads something like this:Immediate attention is needed to keep your health coverage. Take action before Sept. 5, 2014.Carrier…
  • Aug 26

    IRS Form 1095-A

    IRS Form 1095-A
    Obamacare fans, here is what you have been waiting for.If you bought an Obamacare plan through hc.gov and received a premium subsidy or APTC, you will need to file form 1095-A with your taxes.Here is your link to a DRAFT of 1095-ABut…
  • Aug 26

    Who Do You Believe

    Who Do You Believe
    According to CNN, the Inspector General is expected to release a report that claims there were no deaths due to excessive wait times or denied access to care at the Veterans Administration facilities.Link to CNN storyOriginal content…
Rank this Week: 39

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
Rank this Week: 40

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: 41

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 26

    More on body camera

    More on body camera
    This morning, I was on Minnesota Public Radio's The Daily Circuit talking about police body cameras. The other guest is a captain in the Houston Police Department, where they have been doing a pilot program equipping 100 officers with…
  • Aug 26

    Checking in With the Episcopal Chaplain at Yale

    Checking in With the Episcopal Chaplain at Yale
    The New York Times has this interesting letter to the editor today, responding to an op-ed from Deborah Lipstadt the other day about anti-Semitism in Europe. Without comment, I offer it in full: To the Editor: Deborah E. Lipstadt makes far…
  • Aug 25

    Heien and Certificates of Reasonable Cause

    Heien and Certificates of Reasonable Cause
    Near the start of its new term, the Supreme Court will hear argument in Heien v. North Carolina, which poses the question whether a police officer violated the Fourth Amendment when he performed a traffic stop based on a mistake of law. When…
Rank this Week: 42

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Will of Woman Murdered During Vacation in Bali Filed in Cook County

    Will of Woman Murdered During Vacation in Bali Filed in Cook County
    Two weeks ago, the body of Sheila von Wiese-Mack from Chicago was found in Bali, and her daughter and daughter’s boyfriend may be charged with her murder. Last week, a will of Wiese-Mack, signed Aug. 1, 2006, was filed in...
  • Aug 27

    Ranking Assets: Which to Keep and Which to Cash Out First

    Ranking Assets: Which to Keep and Which to Cash Out First
    If low taxes for the estate and heirs is the goal, then it is important to consider the tax burdens that accompany various assets when prioritizing which to hold onto and which to cut ties from. Below is a ranking...
  • Aug 27

    Article on The Public Trust Doctrine and Issues Regarding Estate Planning for the Cervid Breeding Industry

    Article on The Public Trust Doctrine and Issues Regarding Estate Planning for the Cervid Breeding Industry
    Kirby L. Crow (J.D. Candidate, Texas Tech University School of Law, December 2014) recently published a comment entitled, Oh Deer: The Public Trust Doctrine and Issues Regarding Estate Planning for the Cervid Breeding Industry, Estate…
Rank this Week: 43

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 44

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 27

    How Effective Is Assisted Self-Help?

    How Effective Is Assisted Self-Help?
    We know that a significant proportion of litigants across Canada are choosing, for a variety of reasons, to represent themselves in court proceedings. Dr. Julie MacFarlane and numerous others have extensively explored this continuing trend.…
  • Aug 27

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Cruz v. McPherson, 2014 ONSC…
  • Aug 27

    Legal Publishing and Market Research – Getting It Right

    Legal Publishing and Market Research – Getting It Right
    Robert MacKay, the philosopher publisher from New Fetter Lane, recently posted yet another thoughtful piece on a matter of interest to legal publishers and their customers under the title The Customer is Sometimes Right (April 29, 2014). This…
Rank this Week: 45