Most Popular Blawgs Expanded View List View

Blogs 1 - 45 of 1000
Sort by Popularity | Sort by Name | Sorted by Last Post Date

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…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public LawyerGoing public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
Rank this Week: 573

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 534

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Dec 29

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County

    Report Shows Problems Across State, Including Champaign County
    The News-Gazette recently reported on an investigation conducted by the CU-CitizenAccess group in the Department of Journalism at the University of Illinois. This group researched and investigated 81 nursing homes across Illinois, and found…
  • Dec 26

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley

    More on the Problems at Sauk Valley
    We recently posted about the disappointing record attributed to nursing home facilities in Sauk Valley by a nursing home watchdog and advocacy group. In Dixon County, for example, a nursing home was cited after failing to properly observe a…
  • Dec 23

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard

    Sauk Valley Nursing Homes Do Not Meet Standard
    Illinois has had a fairly mixed record as a state when it comes to the quality of care at its nursing homes, and unfortunately ranks toward the bottom of the list closer to the likes of Texas and Oklahoma. Case in point, a recent report by an…
Rank this Week: 167

Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
  • May 15

    A Wrongful Death Case That Will Make You Weap . . .

    A Wrongful Death Case That Will Make You Weap . . .
    Warning: This is a sad story. A man's 16-year old daughter was killed when her car veered off a bridge, overturned, and flipped into a creek. After the accident, the authorities agreed to install a guardrail on the bridge to prevent…
  • Apr 15

    Crazy Lawsuit. Or Not . . .??? Just Ask Mickey Mouse . . .

    Crazy Lawsuit. Or Not . . .??? Just Ask Mickey Mouse . . .
    Extra, extra read all about it: West Virginia woman files lawsuit against Walt Disney Corporation claiming Disney planted a rubber chip in her body without her knowledge or consent! She filed the complaint last month in Kanawha Circuit…
  • Apr 13

    Alan Dershowitz's Defamation Lawsuit: CNY Personal Injury Lawyer Explains.

    Alan Dershowitz's Defamation Lawsuit: CNY Personal Injury Lawyer Explains.
    Even though the bulk of my work is New York personal injury litigation, I often get asked to represent plaintiffs in defamation (slander and libel) claims. The callers soliciting my services are usually livid that so-and-so made disparaging…
Rank this Week: 845

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    The Quick and easy way to win a Michigan Driver's License Appeal

    The Quick and easy way to win a Michigan Driver's License Appeal
    This is a trick title, because there is no quick and/or easy way to win a Michigan driver's license restoration appeal. In my role as a license restoration lawyer concentrating in license reinstatement and clearance appeals, I have learned…
  • Apr 20

    Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) 2nd Offense - Staying out of Jail in Metro Detroit

    Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) 2nd Offense - Staying out of Jail in Metro Detroit
    As a Michigan DUI lawyer with a practice that concentrates exclusively in the Metro-Detroit area, I handle a lot of 2nd offense OWI (operating while intoxicated) cases. If you're facing an OWI 2nd charge, the first concern you have is...
  • Apr 17

    Lose your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Case by Calling a Witne

    Lose your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Case by Calling a Witne
    It has been a while since I have addressed why I never call witnesses at a hearing in a driver's license restoration or clearance hearing. Within the very week that this article was written, I had 7 license restoration and...
Rank this Week: 391

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Apr 18

    "FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000"

    "FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000"
    "FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000": Spencer S. Hsu of The Washington Post has this report.
  • Apr 18

    "Voting Rights, by the Numbers"

    "Voting Rights, by the Numbers"
    "Voting Rights, by the Numbers": Sunday's edition of The New York Times will contain an editorial that begins, "When the Supreme Court struck down the heart of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, its main argument was that the law was outdated."
  • Apr 18

    "40 years later, story of a same-sex marriage in Colo. remains remarkable"

    "40 years later, story of a same-sex marriage in Colo. remains remarkable"
    "40 years later, story of a same-sex marriage in Colo. remains remarkable": Robert Barnes will have this article in Sunday's edition of The Washington Post.
Rank this Week: 19

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Apr 18

    I LOVE the ABA Conference

    I LOVE the ABA Conference
    I love going to the ABA conference. This is my annual reunion with my best friends – and a chance to make new ones.  I am completely unbiased but I think that our folks have good hearts and do great work. It was very touching to…
  • Apr 16

    Israel Reflections 2015–Day 7: Moty Cristal

    Israel Reflections 2015–Day 7: Moty Cristal
    One of the most interactive and influential speakers during the trip was Moty Cristal, the CEO of Next Consulting. Having begun his career as one of Israel’s leading negotiators, Moty now conducts international negotiation trainings for…
  • Apr 15

    Israel Reflections 2015: Day 7–The Rabin Center

    Israel Reflections 2015: Day 7–The Rabin Center
    On the beginning of day seven of our trip (our last day!!), we visited the Rabin Center museum.  This museum commemorates the life and career of late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin through telling the story of Israeli history. …
Rank this Week: 372

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

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 165

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 18

    Devastating Impact of Global Pollution

    Devastating Impact of Global Pollution
    David C. Roberts – Quartz – “Every year, outdoor air pollution kills more people worldwide than malaria and HIV combined. People in China, particularly in its largest cities, are some of the most affected, since the…
  • Apr 18

    NOAA – Status of US Fishing Stocks 2014

    NOAA – Status of US Fishing Stocks 2014
    Overfishing and Overfished Numbers Hit All-Time Lows – “As a result of the combined efforts of NOAA Fisheries, the regional fishery management councils, and all our partners, the number of stocks listed as subject to overfishing…
  • Apr 18

    Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata

    Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata
    Kelly J. Thompson – “What If I Break It?”: Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata: code{4}lib Journal – Issue 28, 2015-04-15: “Libraries are constantly challenged to…
Rank this Week: 34

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Evangelist Blocked From Festival Sue

    Evangelist Blocked From Festival Sue
    St. Paul Pioneer Press reports on a lawsuit filed April 3 by the Center for Religious Expression (press release) on behalf of evangelist David Miller who was prevented by police from preaching at the 2014 Irish Fair-- an annual event on the…
  • Apr 17

    Tennessee Senate Kills Bill To Make Bible the Official State Book

    Tennessee Senate Kills Bill To Make Bible the Official State Book
    According to The Tennessean, the Tennessee state Senate yesterday effectively killed the controversial bill, passed by the House a day earlier, that would have made the Bible the state's official book. The Senate voted 22-9 to send the…
  • Apr 16

    Justice Alito Stays 3rd Circuit's Non-Profit Contraceptive Mandate Decision

    Justice Alito Stays 3rd Circuit's Non-Profit Contraceptive Mandate Decision
    Late on Wednesday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued an order (full text) temporarily staying the Third Circuit's mandate in Zubik v. Buwell. In the case, the 3rd Circuit upheld the Obama Administration's rules accommodating…
Rank this Week: 23

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Apr 18

    NCL Crew Member Arrested in Drug Bust in Roatan

    NCL Crew Member Arrested in Drug Bust in Roatan
    A NCL crew member employed aboard the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship was arrested yesterday when he attempted to smuggle cocaine aboard the ship when it was docked in Roatan, according to the Teledifusora Insular television station. The…
  • Apr 16

    Carnival Passenger Killed in Jet-Ski Accident in Cayman Island

    Carnival Passenger Killed in Jet-Ski Accident in Cayman Island
    The Cayman News Service is reporting that a 31 year old cruise passenger from the Carnival Conquest was killed after his jet-ski was struck by a jet-ski operated by a fifteen year old boy from the Carnival Paradise.  The 31 year old had…
  • Apr 15

    Carnival Refuses Refund for Slain Police Officer's Family

    Carnival Refuses Refund for Slain Police Officer's Family
    One issue we write about often is the cruise industry's refusal to refund cruise fares when tragedy strikes their customers.  We have seen cruise lines refuse to accommodate their guests when family members die unexpectedly, natural…
Rank this Week: 132

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Apr 18

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Monday Johnson v. U.S.: Whether mere possession of a short-barreled shotgun should be treated as a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal Act. Tuesday McFadden v. U.S.:…
  • Apr 17

    Katz on Judicial Patriarchy and Domestic Violence

    Katz on Judicial Patriarchy and Domestic Violence
    Elizabeth Katz (Harvard University - Department of History) has posted Judicial Patriarchy and Domestic Violence: A Challenge to the Conventional Family Privacy Narrative (William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 21, No. 2,…
  • Apr 17

    McLeod on Death Row

    McLeod on Death Row
    Marah Stith McLeod has posted Does the Death Penalty Require Death Row? The Harm of Legislative Silence (Ohio State Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article exposes two flawed assumptions about death row in…
Rank this Week: 52

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 18

    Update on the Successful Campaign to Stop the Sale of Art from the Internment Camp

    Update on the Successful Campaign to Stop the Sale of Art from the Internment Camp
    As we blogged previously, a New Jersey auction house decided not to sell photographs of interned Japanese Americans and artifacts that they made while they were interned in camps between 1942 and 1945. No doubt, the collaboration of Japanese…
  • Apr 18

    A Bird's Eye View of the Oral Argument Before the Fifth Circuit in Texas v. United State

    A Bird's Eye View of the Oral Argument Before the Fifth Circuit in Texas v. United State
    Nicholas Espiritu of the National Immigration Law Center late yesterday provided this blog report on the oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Texas v. United States: : This morning, the line to get...
  • Apr 17

    Law Students Help Detained Immigrant Families in Karne

    Law Students Help Detained Immigrant Families in Karne
    I want to give a shout out to students in the UC Davis School of Law Humanitarian Aid Legal Organization (HALO) who traveled to San Antonio, Texas during spring break to provide support and assistance for immigrant women and children...
Rank this Week: 16

Inforrm's Blog

Inforrm's Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

http://inforrm.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 130

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Rhetorical Firepower In the Nineteenth-Century Courtroom

    Rhetorical Firepower In the Nineteenth-Century Courtroom
    Simon Stern, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, has published Forensic Oratory and the Jury Trial in Nineteenth-CenturyAmerica. Here is the abstract.The institution of the jury underwent radical change in the United States during the…
  • Apr 18

    2 Broke Girls and the Model Release

    2 Broke Girls and the Model Release
    On the February 23, 2015 episode of 2 Broke Girls ("2 Broke Girls and the Great Unwashed"), Caroline and Max wait on a customer (Valerie Harper), who turns out to be a famous photographer. Without their knowledge, she takes their photos, as…
  • Apr 18

    The CSI Syndrome

    The CSI Syndrome
    Forensics shows continue to be popular; a new one, CSI Cyber,  recently made its debut. Most  forensics experts will tell us that what happens on these shows bears little resemblance to reality, and yet lay audiences enjoy them…
Rank this Week: 394

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    A Saturday night Marx question

    A Saturday night Marx question
    Now you know what I'm working on this evening. Here it is in brief: Marx thought technological innovation under capitalism would produce a falling rate of profit for capitalist enterprises, but he thought this because he accepted the labor…
  • Apr 18

    What is it like to be a philosopher?

    What is it like to be a philosopher?
    The Brit Brogaard story! This is due to the good work of Clifford Sosis.
  • Apr 18

    Philosophy PhDs outside academe...

    Philosophy PhDs outside academe...
    ...in The Atlantic.
Rank this Week: 35

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Apr 18

    Arkansas Meat Processor Recalls Pork Products for Possible Staph Contamination

    Arkansas Meat Processor Recalls Pork Products for Possible Staph Contamination
    B & R Meat Processing of Winslow, AR, is recalling approximately 2,129 pounds of pork products due to a possible processing deviation that may have led to staphylococcal enterotoxin contamination, the U.S. Department of…
  • Apr 17

    Hines Walnut Halves & Pieces Recalled for Salmonella Risk

    Hines Walnut Halves & Pieces Recalled for Salmonella Risk
    Hines Nut Company of Dallas, TX, has announced a voluntary recall of WALNUT HALVES & PIECES, Lot Number 6989. The product was supplied by Gold State Nut Company of Biggs, CA, and packaged by Hines Nut Company. There is a possibility…
  • Apr 17

    Whole Foods Market Recalls Raw Macadamia Nuts for Possible Salmonella Contamination

    Whole Foods Market Recalls Raw Macadamia Nuts for Possible Salmonella Contamination
    Whole Foods Market of Austin, TX, is voluntarily recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination. Based upon routine testing conducted by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) contracted laboratory, it was…
Rank this Week: 60

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Job Posting: Transportation Security Administration

    Job Posting: Transportation Security Administration
    The TSA is seeking an Ombudsman Specialist for its Ombudsman Division in the Office of Civil Rights and Liberties, Ombudsman and Traveler Engagement. The position "will apply the principles of confidentiality, neutrality, and impartiality to…
  • Apr 16

    IOA 2015 Conference Recap

    IOA 2015 Conference Recap
    Here are links to prior Ombuds Blog posts about the International Ombudsman Association's tenth annual conference, which kicks off Sunday, April 19 at the Sheraton in downtown Atlanta:IOA Announces Winner of 2014 Writing…
  • Apr 15

    International Ombudsman Association Publishes 2014 Annual Report

    International Ombudsman Association Publishes 2014 Annual Report
    On the eve of its tenth annual conference, IOA has released a report on its activities in 2014.  In her forward, IOA President Anamaris Cousins Price said, the year was "filled with changes and transitions, reevaluations, commitments…
Rank this Week: 137

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/
  • Apr 18

    Eleventh Circuit flunks Civ Pro

    Eleventh Circuit flunks Civ Pro
    We just started Erie last week and one of my students found this Eleventh Circuit decision from March. The Erie analysis (at pp. 25-31) is so utterly ridiculous and facile as to make me wonder if any of the judges (or their clerks) ever took…
  • Apr 18

    An Appreciation of Legal Blogging (and Twitter!)

    An Appreciation of Legal Blogging (and Twitter!)
    Last month, I had the pleasure of being a guest blogger here. This month, I have read with interest and surprise the recent lamentations of legal blogging posted by some of the founders and earliest adopters of the medium. I was particularly…
  • Apr 18

    "Get off my lawn!" -- or, how (my) law-blogging has changed

    "Get off my lawn!" -- or, how (my) law-blogging has changed
    I like the title of Paul's 10th anniversary, "How has blogging changed?" post better than the one I chose. (Maybe I should have gone with this, from Grandpa Simpson.) And, I think Paul captured well a lot of what I wanted to say, at…
Rank this Week: 24

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Determining Competency

    Determining Competency
    A recent pair of Sixth Circuit cases elucidate the procedure for determining competency—particularly  when a defendant seeks to represent himself. In such circumstance, there are two questions: (1) whether the defendant is…
  • Apr 7

    Too white to strike? Reverse-Batson rears its head

    Too white to strike? Reverse-Batson rears its head
    Today's unpublished Strong opinion shows the Sixth Circuit wrestling with the always-problematic reverse-Batson claim, made especially problematic here in light of some, shall we say, unusual comments made by the district judge…
  • Mar 23

    If the government doesn't like a ruling by the district court, they need to appeal

    If the government doesn't like a ruling by the district court, they need to appeal
    After his supervised release was revoked, Mr. Burch filed a notice of appeal. He was a few weeks past the 14-day deadline for filing, so he also filed request for an extension of time.* The district court granted the request. The…
Rank this Week: 953

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Apr 18

    The defendant BH Corp. ...cont

    The defendant BH Corp. ...cont
    The defendant BH Corp. raises many issues in its brief. Many of these issues do not receive separate headings. In discussing these issues, we have joined and rearranged the issues where appropriate. The defendant BH Corp. did not except to…
  • Apr 16

    The defendant BH Corp.

    The defendant BH Corp.
    This action arises from a collision that occurred on August 25, 1977 on Schley Avenue in Bronx County. Traffic was permitted to flow on Schley Avenue in a northerly and southerly direction. Plaintiff was a passenger on a motorcycle driven by…
  • Apr 14

    Respondent, M.F., is charged with murder

    Respondent, M.F., is charged with murder
    Respondent, M.F., is charged with Murder in the Second Degree. At the time of the accident, respondent was 13 years old. This case stems from the death of respondent's newborn baby. On January 14, 2005, the deceased was found inside a paper…
Rank this Week: 712

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 87

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Apr 18

    USPTO Patent Quality Call for Paper

    USPTO Patent Quality Call for Paper
    The USPTO has an outstanding request for comments on its patent quality initiatives and many participants in the patent system will be submitting comments and proposals for improving patent quality.  I have been working…
  • Apr 17

    Ineos v. Berry: Anticipation by an Overlapping Range

    Ineos v. Berry: Anticipation by an Overlapping Range
    By Jason Rantanen Ineos USA LLC v. Berry Plastics Corporation (Fed. Cir. 2015) Download Opinion [2015 WL 1727013] Panel: Dyk, Moore (author), O’Malley It is bedrock patent law that while a species anticipates a genus, a genus does not…
  • Apr 16

    At Stanford: PTO and the Court

    At Stanford: PTO and the Court
    I’m looking forward to participating in this week’s Stanford Law School conference focusing on the interplay between the USPTO and the Courts. [Event Website]. On April 17 (Friday), I will be introducing the topic with a…
Rank this Week: 51

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Andrew McCarthy’s Distortion of the Corker Bill (and the Constitution)

    Andrew McCarthy’s Distortion of the Corker Bill (and the Constitution)
    Andrew McCarthy, like the New York Times, doesn’t like Senator Corker’s Iran Review bill.  But in contrast to the NYT’s argument that the bill “inappropriately diminishe[s] the president’s power” (a…
  • Apr 18

    The Lawfare Podcast: Antony Blinken on The Future of Central Asia

    The Lawfare Podcast: Antony Blinken on The Future of Central Asia
    A few weeks ago, Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Brookings for a public address on the current priorities and future prospects for U.S. engagement in Central Asia. With the draw-down in Afghanistan on the horizon, Mr. Blinken…
  • Apr 18

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Before we go any further, let’s take a moment to remember that the moment we’ve all been waiting for will soon be upon us. On the evening of May 7, the folks behind the Lawfare Podcast, the Rational Security Podcast, and the…
Rank this Week: 70

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    You Think Maybe a Bit of Exploitation by the Media?

    You Think Maybe a Bit of Exploitation by the Media?
    Then Marty Stroud went to meet Glenn Ford.Stroud was the prosecutor who put Ford on death row 30 years ago.  Ford's the innocent guy Stroud put on death row 30 years ago.Stroud's the guy who wrote an apology to the Shreveport Times.…
  • Apr 14

    Making Plan

    Making Plan
    October 18, 2017. You can put that date in your calendar.  It's when they plan to murder Melvin Bonnell.It was in Cleveland,  November 28, 1987.  That's when Bonnell shot Robert Eugene Bunner twice. Bunner died.  Four…
  • Apr 9

    Who We Are and What We Do: Part The God Knows How Many It's Been Now

    Who We Are and What We Do: Part The God Knows How Many It's Been Now
    Here we go again.Nobody's said it better than Harry Truman, assuming he's the one who said it.If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.The subject (and yeah, I'm getting in at the end of the day rather than the beginning but…
Rank this Week: 354

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 104

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 185

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 29

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Updates in Michigan Family Law

Covers adoption, annulment, child abuse, child custody and support, cohabitation, property division, domestic violence, divorce and separation. By Jeanne Hannah.

http://jeannehannah.typepad.com/blog_jeanne_hannah_traver/
  • Apr 18

    Emancipation of Minor

    Emancipation of Minor
    I receive, on average, at least two emails per month from minors who ask me whether they can choose which parent with which they want to live. I try to respond to these, if possible. Generally speaking, my response to them is that they need…
  • Apr 6

    Jewelry: Marital or Separate Property?

    Jewelry: Marital or Separate Property?
    Divorce clients frequently ask questions about their jewelry, such as: "Is the jewelry I inherited from my family my separate property?" or "Is my jewelry given to me by my husband my separate property?"
  • Apr 1

    Peter Senese Charged with Scamming Parents of Abducted Children

    Peter Senese Charged with Scamming Parents of Abducted Children
    Peter Senese is out on bond after federal charges were filed against him for allegedly bilking parents of children abducted abroad out of tens of thousands of dollars.
Rank this Week: 259

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 18

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Covers Washington State and Seattle DUI defense, information and news. By Leyba Defense PLLC.

http://seattleduiarrest.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    DUI arrest in Seattle and you're a Pharmacist....what happens next?

    DUI arrest in Seattle and you're a Pharmacist....what happens next?
    If you have been arrested for a DUI in Seattle or anywhere in Washington State and you're a Pharmacist then you could face the possibility of some serious job repercussions depending on the final outcome of your case.  It is best to contact…
  • Jan 23

    WA State legislator proposes bill that would make fourth offense DUI a felony

    WA State legislator proposes bill that would make fourth offense DUI a felony
    Now that the 2015 Washington State legislative session is under way.  The annual what can we do to make DUI laws tougher here in Washington State has begin.  The latest example is a proposed bill that would make a fourth offense DUI a…
  • Dec 28

    How often can you expect to have Court on a DUI case?

    How often can you expect to have Court on a DUI case?
    One of the most common questions I get asked as a Seattle DUI Attorney is how many times will I have to go to Court for my DUI case.  The answer is pretty simply.... It depends.   Here are the factors that will determine how often a…
Rank this Week: 690

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Campbell conference: beyond transformative use

    Campbell conference: beyond transformative use
    Panel VII. Beyond Transformative Use—Other Fair and Permitted Uses (Moderator, Professor Gomulkiewicz) (partial: I had to leave early, sorry) Gomulkiewicz: sometimes licenses get a bad rap but they can be a powerful engine for…
  • Apr 18

    Campbell conference: IP and cultural expression

    Campbell conference: IP and cultural expression
    Panel VI. IP and Cultural Expression (Moderators, Professor Said and Professor Margaret Chon) Mark McKenna, Notre Dame: Influence of Campbell outside copyright/in right of publicity: the First Amendment cases in which there’s an…
  • Apr 18

    Campbell conference: copyright and music licensing

    Campbell conference: copyright and music licensing
    Panel V. Copyright and Music Licensing (Moderator, Dean O'Connor) Peter Menell, U.C. Berkeley: We seem to approach fair use depending on how we approach our careers. Lawyers: fair use is attractive b/c it has so much potential. …
Rank this Week: 69

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/
  • Apr 18

    Nevada Legislature: Senate OKs bill cracking down on teacher-student sex crime

    Nevada Legislature: Senate OKs bill cracking down on teacher-student sex crime
    4-18-15 Nevada: Nevada senators have passed a bill that would toughen penalties against teachers and other school workers who have sexual relationships with students. Senators unanimously approved SB192 on Friday. It now heads to the…
  • Apr 17

    FSCJ changed policy to restrict sex offenders, bar sex predators from campuse

    FSCJ changed policy to restrict sex offenders, bar sex predators from campuse
    4-17-15 Florida: Florida State College at Jacksonville has implemented a policy that mandates sex offenders go through an additional application process while baring sexual predators from enrolling. The change comes after a state database…
  • Apr 17

    'Virtuous pedophiles' work not to be real-life monster

    'Virtuous pedophiles' work not to be real-life monster
    4-17-15 Florida: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — 'Sex offender.' The words are charged with meaning – and for some, automatically evoke the very worst child sex crimes, like the rape and murder of Summer Thompson or Cherish Periwinkle. In reality,…
Rank this Week: 62

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/
  • Apr 18

    [Todd Zywicki] “Credit is a Powerful Tool for American Families”

    [Todd Zywicki] “Credit is a Powerful Tool for American Families”
    The Business Section of the print version of this fine newspaper features a column by Tom Durkin and me in Sunday’s edition. The online version is posted already and available here. It is based on our book, “Consumer Credit and…
  • Apr 17

    [Eugene Volokh] “I heard it from Brian Boitano” = good defense in Oksana Baiul libel lawsuit

    [Eugene Volokh] “I heard it from Brian Boitano” = good defense in Oksana Baiul libel lawsuit
    From yesterday’s Second Circuit decision in Baiul v. Disson, familiar libel principles illustrated in a fun fact pattern: “[W]hen a defamatory statement is allegedly made about a public figure, the plaintiff has a heightened…
  • Apr 17

    [Orin Kerr] Stay in the know with IJ’s Short Circuit

    [Orin Kerr] Stay in the know with IJ’s Short Circuit
    The Institute for Justice has created a free weekly case alert service for those interested in knowing about noteworthy federal circuit cases. The publication, Short Circuit, is a weekly Friday e-mail with entertaining and opinionated short…
Rank this Week: 10

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Apr 18

    Oklahoma now able to use nitrogen gas as execution method if needed

    Oklahoma now able to use nitrogen gas as execution method if needed
    As reported in this CNN piece, headlined "Oklahoma approves nitrogen gas as backup execution method," the Sooner State is now officially able to use a novel execution method sooner or later. Here are the details: Oklahoma Gov. Mary…
  • Apr 18

    "Why We Let Prison Rape Go On"

    "Why We Let Prison Rape Go On"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new commentary in today's New York Times authored by Chandra Bozelko. Here are excerpts: It’s been called “America’s most ‘open’ secret”: According to the Bureau of Justice…
  • Apr 17

    Parent of Boston bombers' young victims: "To end the anguish, drop the death penalty"

    Parent of Boston bombers' young victims: "To end the anguish, drop the death penalty"
    The title of this post is drawn from the headline of this remarkable new Boston Globe commentary authored by Bill and Denise Richard, parents of 8-year-old Martin who was one of three people killed in the April 2013 explosions at...
Rank this Week: 15

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    NECC Litigation New

    NECC Litigation New
    I'm one of seven lawyers appointed by a Federal Court Judge to prosecute the civil case involving New England Compounding Pharmacy. I'm NOT a class action lawyer. An interesting and compelling read from Newsweek this…
  • Apr 13

    Lumber Liquidators: Litigation and News for April 2015

    Lumber Liquidators: Litigation and News for April 2015
    Concerned?  Contact us today using the form to the right of this post. Certified laboratory testing performed on laminate wood flooring purchased from Lumber Liquidators locations in Virginia, Florida, Texas, Illinois, and New York…
  • Mar 10

    Herbal Supplements, their Safety and Marketing: State Prosecutors to Form Coalition

    Herbal Supplements, their Safety and Marketing: State Prosecutors to Form Coalition
    The states are getting their respective acts together. This report today: A group of attorneys general is expected to announce on Tuesday that they are forming a coalition to crack down on fraud and quality control issues in the herbal…
Rank this Week: 556

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 18

    The Ugly Truth About What's Going Wrong In American Law School

    The Ugly Truth About What's Going Wrong In American Law School
    Bloomberg, The Ugly Truth About What's Going Wrong in American Law Schools: With Test Scores and Bar-Passage Rates Falling, Academics Grope for Answers: Are law students getting dumber, foreshadowing a future dip in the talents available to…
  • Apr 18

    IRS Budget Cuts: Tax Administration v. Tax Handout

    IRS Budget Cuts: Tax Administration v. Tax Handout
    Chris Edwards (Cato Institute), IRS Budget Cuts and Tax Filing: For taxpayers needing IRS help, this year’s filing season could be a nightmare. The Washington Post today reports on the long lines at IRS offices. The newspaper suggests that…
  • Apr 18

    Burk: Much Heat, Some Light In Resurgent Law School Eschatology Debate

    Burk: Much Heat, Some Light In Resurgent Law School Eschatology Debate
    Bernie Burk (North Carolina), Much Heat, Some Light in Resurgent Law-School Eschatology Debate: There has been a flareup in the debate over the purpose and value of law school. The new discussion has been prompted by a series of posts by…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Apr 18

    The Rise of Robot Governance

    The Rise of Robot Governance
    net.wars: Multiplicity has the best write-up of We Robot 2015 that I’ve seen yet. My favorite quote: [David] Post led the discussion to broader questions: if you’re going to intervene in the development of new norms and law, when…
  • Apr 15

    2015 Coral Gables Commission Election Result

    2015 Coral Gables Commission Election Result
    Coral Gables mayor Cason and commissioner Quesada re-elected, joined by newcomer Slesnick: With 27 of the city’s 27 precincts reporting, Cason won 57 percent of the vote to Ralph Cabrera’s 43 percent. Quesada, 35, an attorney…
  • Apr 13

    Coral Gables Commission Group V Election: Six Candidates in Search of a Plurality

    Coral Gables Commission Group V Election: Six Candidates in Search of a Plurality
    There are six candidates for Coral Gables Commission Group V, so it will not take many votes to get a win in what has recently been a low-turnout election. There is no run-off (there should be). We’re fortunate to have … Continue…
Rank this Week: 41

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Apr 18

    60 Android Apps In Sixty Minute

    60 Android Apps In Sixty Minute
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Apr 18

    Wearable Tech For The Weird And Wacky

    Wearable Tech For The Weird And Wacky
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Apr 18

    ABA TECHSHOW - Wearable Tech Written Material

    ABA TECHSHOW - Wearable Tech Written Material
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 157

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    These are cool: Marvel Unveils Beautiful…

    These are cool: Marvel Unveils Beautiful NYC-Themed Covers in the Wake of DC Moving to California.
  • Apr 15

    I feel as though I should brag a little…

    I feel as though I should brag a little about this: My dad, who is deep enough into his eighties for that to be understating his age a bit, has sustained his second sports related injury of 2015, this time on the tennis court. He's okay-- hip…
  • Apr 14

    The news of Gunther Grass' death got me…

    The news of Gunther Grass' death got me thinking about post WWII German writers, a group I cannot claim to have a great deal of experience with. I've read The Tin Drum, but that's it for Grass. The other guy I have some passing familiarity…
Rank this Week: 533

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 18

    CPS vs. free-range parents: are there Constitutional issues?

    CPS vs. free-range parents: are there Constitutional issues?
    Per Ilya Somin, there might be: “In two landmark cases in the 1920s, Meyer v. Nebraska and Pierce v. Society of Sisters, the Supreme Court ruled that the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment protects parents’ and…
  • Apr 18

    Doonesbury and disrespect, cont’d

    Doonesbury and disrespect, cont’d
    Reminder: as you lie bleeding to death on your office floor for drawing satire, Garry Trudeau will sneer at you for “punching down.” Greg Lukianoff and Patheos’s “Terry Firma” weigh in on the…
  • Apr 17

    Latest high-stakes offense: lost-dog posters in D.C.?

    Latest high-stakes offense: lost-dog posters in D.C.?
    It’s unclear whether the District of Columbia’s $300 penalty for affixing signs in public places is per offending sign or per offending course of conduct, which means that when Roger Horowitz and friends put up thousands of fliers…
Rank this Week: 63

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
  • Apr 18

    Neue Sonderbestimmungen für Anbieter von Postdiensten

    Neue Sonderbestimmungen für Anbieter von Postdiensten
    Gemäss einer Medienmitteilung treten am 1. Juli 2015 neue Sonderbestimmungen für Anbieter von Postdiensten in Kraft. Anbieter von Postdiensten sind Betriebe, die gewerbsmässig Postsendungen annehmen, abholen, sortieren,…
  • Apr 18

    Sonntags-Shopping in Einkaufszentren des internationalen Fremdenverkehr

    Sonntags-Shopping in Einkaufszentren des internationalen Fremdenverkehr
    Der Bundesrat hat gemäss einer Medienmitteilung eine Revision der Verordnung 2 zum Arbeitsgesetz verabschiedet. Einkaufszentren, die den Bedürfnissen des internationalen Fremdenverkehrs dienen, können neu Arbeitnehmende am…
  • Apr 18

    Verordnung über die Sicherheit der Arbeitnehmenden bei Arbeiten im Überdruck revidiert

    Verordnung über die Sicherheit der Arbeitnehmenden bei Arbeiten im Überdruck revidiert
    Der Bundesrat hat die Verordnung über die Sicherheit der Arbeitnehmenden bei Arbeiten im Überdruck revidiert. Als Arbeiten im Überdruck gelten Bauarbeiten in Druckluft, die in einer geschlossenen Umgebung stattfinden sowie…
Rank this Week: 432

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    April 2015 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World

    April 2015 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World
    The Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World newsletter, published by Library and Archives Canada (LAC), highlights issues pertaining to government and recordkeeping practices in the public and private sectors around the world.The…
  • Apr 18

    Upcoming Webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Upcoming Webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
    The Education Institute, the continuing education program developed by The Partnership of Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada, is organizing a webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly on April…
  • Apr 16

    SLA Survey on Strategies for Demonstrating Your Contribution

    SLA Survey on Strategies for Demonstrating Your Contribution
    The international information professional organization SLA (Special Libraries Association) is conducting a survey on strategies people use to demonstrate how they contribute to the success of their organization: "We are seeking real-world…
Rank this Week: 84

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Biker Killed in Chicago Motorcycle Accident

    Biker Killed in Chicago Motorcycle Accident
    April is more than halfway over and as the year continues to progress, spring temperatures have finally arrived in the Chicago area. With warmer temperatures has come some sun and, with that, an increase in the number of people outside taking…
  • Apr 16

    Workplace Injury Claims Employee's Life in Elk Grove Village

    Workplace Injury Claims Employee's Life in Elk Grove Village
    It is the duty of every employer in the State of Illinois to provide a safe and reasonable workplace for its employees to perform their tasks, regardless of the industry setting. This means that whether it is a construction site, an airport,…
  • Apr 15

    Hit-and-Run Crash in Chicago Kills 1

    Hit-and-Run Crash in Chicago Kills 1
    A driver who fails to follow the rules of the road is a danger to everyone in a given area. Not only may these actions be a violation of traffic laws, but they may also increase the risk of a car accident occurring, and that can leave…
Rank this Week: 615