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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: 527

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
Rank this Week: 545

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Dec 3

    "Supreme Court to Hear Printer Cartridge Patent Case"

    "Supreme Court to Hear Printer Cartridge Patent Case"
    "Supreme Court to Hear Printer Cartridge Patent Case": Adam Liptak has this article in today's edition of The New York Times. Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that "Supreme Court to Review Lexmark's Power to Prevent Resale of…
  • Dec 3

    "After Bitter Campaign, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote"

    "After Bitter Campaign, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote"
    "After Bitter Campaign, Election Positions Trump to Shape Rules on How You Vote": Michael Wines has this article in today's edition of The New York Times.
  • Dec 3

    "Campus Press vs. Colleges: Kentucky Suit Highlights Free-Speech Fight."

    "Campus Press vs. Colleges: Kentucky Suit Highlights Free-Speech Fight."
    "Campus Press vs. Colleges: Kentucky Suit Highlights Free-Speech Fight." Stephanie Saul has this front page article in today's edition of The New York Times. Earlier, Azeen Ghorayshi of BuzzFeed News reported that "University Will Sue Its…
Rank this Week: 69

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 97

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 3

    Call for Stricter State Action on Elder Abuse by Guardian

    Call for Stricter State Action on Elder Abuse by Guardian
    On Wednesday, a Senate committee called for stricter state action to cut down on elder financial abuse by guardians. The General Accountability Office (GAO), the investigative arm of Congress, also noted a lack of state monitoring on elder…
  • Dec 2

    Life Insurance Policy Locator Service

    Life Insurance Policy Locator Service
    The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) offers services to assist consumers in locating life insurance policies and annuity contracts of a deceased family member or close relationship. When a request is received, the NAIC…
  • Dec 2

    Little Girl Wakes Up from Coma Days Before Doctors Planned to End Life Support

    Little Girl Wakes Up from Coma Days Before Doctors Planned to End Life Support
    In September, doctors told the parents of a one-year-old girl that she was facing death due to a virus attack on her nervous system and that they would need to put her in an induced coma. The doctors predicted that...
Rank this Week: 152

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

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/
  • Dec 3

    [Ilya Somin] New Zealand legalizes compensation for organ donor

    [Ilya Somin] New Zealand legalizes compensation for organ donor
    Flag of New Zealand. The government of New Zealand recently passed a law legalizing compensation for organ donors: “The Bill effectively removes what is known to be one of the single greatest barriers to live organ donation in…
  • Dec 2

    [Eugene Volokh] Australian judge requires female Muslim witness to testify without a veil

    [Eugene Volokh] Australian judge requires female Muslim witness to testify without a veil
    The Guardian (Paul Farrell) reports, and includes the full text of the decision: This is a claim by four plaintiffs for damages for injuries each of them say they sustained during the execution of a search warrant at their home on 18…
  • Dec 2

    [Eugene Volokh] The upcoming Trump administration, the Carrier deal and the rule of law

    [Eugene Volokh] The upcoming Trump administration, the Carrier deal and the rule of law
    Two interesting op-eds in The Post today about President-elect Trump and the Carrier deal. Here’s an excerpt from Steven Pearlstein’s op-ed defending the deal: Now comes Donald Trump — in the public mind, a successful…
Rank this Week: 4

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: 18

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/
Rank this Week: 119

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Elk Grove Wrong Way Crash

    Elk Grove Wrong Way Crash
    Elk Grove Wrong Way Crash Elk Grove Wrong Way Crash Elk Grove Wrong Way Crash I'm Ed Smith, an Elk Grove auto accident attorney. One person has passed away in a wrong-way vehicular collision involving four vehicles in Elk Grove on the…
  • Dec 3

    Worst Driver Statistic

    Worst Driver Statistic
    Worst Driver Statistics Worst Driver Statistics Worst Driver Statistics I'm Ed Smith, a Brentwood auto accident attorney. If you a resident of California, you are no stranger to the common stereotype that Californians are the worst…
  • Dec 2

    Fairfield Multiple Vehicle Crash

    Fairfield Multiple Vehicle Crash
    Fairfield Multiple Vehicle Crash Hi, I’m Ed Smith, a Fairfield auto accident attorney. On Friday, November 26, 2016, a crash involving multiple cars occurred in Fairfield on the westbound portion of Interstate 80. This caused…
Rank this Week: 212

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 3

    WSJ:Taxes Under Trump—Almost Everyone Pays Less, The Richest Pay A Lot Le

    WSJ:Taxes Under Trump—Almost Everyone Pays Less, The Richest Pay A Lot Le
    Wall Street Journal Tax Report: Taxes Under Trump: Almost Everyone Pays Less and the Richest Pay a Lot Less, by Laura Saunders: Steven Mnuchin, the likely next Treasury secretary, this week said rich U.S. taxpayers won’t get “an absolute…
  • Dec 3

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1304: 'The IRS Has Never Stopped Targeting Conservatives'

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1304: 'The IRS Has Never Stopped Targeting Conservatives'
    The Federalist, Despite Investigations, Obama’s IRS Has Never Stopped Targeting Conservatives: The next Tea Party scandal is not only coming, it may already be happening. When it does, the charade will begin anew, and no one will pay a…
  • Dec 2

    Weekly Tax Highlight And Roundup

    Weekly Tax Highlight And Roundup
    This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses multi-level marketing business deductions. Big Hummer isn’t the same as a big deduction. I have long been a doubter of…
Rank this Week: 67

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 100

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Beckles v. United States Moore v. Texas Jennings v. Rodriguez
  • Dec 2

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC 16-499 Issue: Whether the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350, categorically forecloses corporate liability.
  • Dec 2

    Court adds new cases to merits docket

    Court adds new cases to merits docket
    Today the Supreme Court added seven new cases, for a total of five hours of oral argument, to its merits docket for this term. The cases cover a range of issues, from a divorced couple’s dispute over military retirement pay to the scope…
Rank this Week: 10

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 26

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Language and Manipulation in House of Cards: A New Book from Sandrine Sorlin

    Language and Manipulation in House of Cards: A New Book from Sandrine Sorlin
    Sandrine Sorlin, University of Aix-Marseille, has published Language and Manipulation in House of Cards: A Pragma-Stylistic Perspective (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016). Here from the publisher's website is a description of the book's contents.…
  • Dec 2

    A New Book on Lawyers in Fiction

    A New Book on Lawyers in Fiction
    New from Palgrave Macmillan: Lars Ole Sauerberg, The Legal Thriller From Gardner To Grisham: See You In Court! (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Here's a description of the contents from the publisher's website. This book offers a critically…
  • Dec 2

    Atuahene @ProfAtuahene on Takings as a Sociolegel Concept: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Involuntary Property Lo

    Atuahene @ProfAtuahene on Takings as a Sociolegel Concept: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Involuntary Property Lo
    Bernadette Atuahene, Chicago-Kent Coolege of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, has published Takings as a Sociolegal Concept: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Involuntary Property Loss at 12 Annual Review of Law and Social Science 171…
Rank this Week: 768

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: 165

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Dec 3

    Reminder: Assessment Conference in March 2017

    Reminder: Assessment Conference in March 2017
    COMPLIANCE WITH ABA STANDARD 314: FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT IN LARGE CLASSES Institute for Law Teaching & Learning and Emory University School of Law Spring Conference 2017 “Compliance with ABA Standard 314: Formative Assessment in Large…
  • Dec 2

    Books About UFO

    Books About UFO
    A lot of times when I do presentations for high school or college students, people ask me what they should major in if they plan on going to law school. Most of the time I answer Religion or Philosophy for...
  • Dec 1

    Chewing the Cud: Should You Be The Tortoise or the Hare in Exam Prep

    Chewing the Cud: Should You Be The Tortoise or the Hare in Exam Prep
    With exams for many students in full swing, the question becomes how "paced" to "pace" oneself in between a series of final exams. Let me offer one thought as you swing from preparing and tacking one exam to preparing…
Rank this Week: 978

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Dec 3

    The Incredible, Edible ACLU Chimes In

    The Incredible, Edible ACLU Chimes In
    In the “early days*” of body cams, there were mostly voices proclaiming how they would be the magic bullet that changes everything. After all, seeing is believing, and we would now be able to see what really happened rather than…
  • Dec 3

    Don’t Hang Michael Slager

    Don’t Hang Michael Slager
    The jury foreman, the only black person on the jury, got right to the point: “It’s just one juror that has the issues.” His note was to tell Judge  Clifton B. Newman that the jury was deadlocked. Hung is what we…
  • Dec 2

    Really? Yes, Really, You’re Part of Your Problem

    Really? Yes, Really, You’re Part of Your Problem
    The title to the op-ed stands in contrast to the substance, as the former is the sort of insipid snark favored by children in response to a serious question. Really, You’re Blaming Transgender People for Trump? The content, on the other…
Rank this Week: 36

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Dec 3

    Best Week, Worst Week: Northrop Grumman deal also a gain for Md. teachers; Gino’s slapped with a lawsuit

    Best Week, Worst Week: Northrop Grumman deal also a gain for Md. teachers; Gino’s slapped with a lawsuit
      A deal that approved a $20 million package of state aid for Northrop Grumman was not only good news for the Bethesda-based defense contractor but for state teachers as well. Meanwhile, Gino’s Burgers & Chicken in Towson found…
  • Dec 2

    Tammi Thomas | TEDCO

    Tammi Thomas | TEDCO
    Tammi Thomas has joined the Maryland Technology Development Corp. as its vice president for marketing. She is responsible for the organization’s marketing and communications strategy and will contribute to TEDCO’s organizational…
  • Dec 2

    Theresa Diefendorf and Kip Koolage | Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

    Theresa Diefendorf and Kip Koolage | Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
    Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage announced that Theresa Diefendorf and Kip Koolage have become affiliated agents with the company’s Ocean City 64th Street office. Information in Movers and Shakers is provided by the submitter. To…
Rank this Week: 294

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Dec 3

    What Effect Does the Judge Knowing the Jury Alignment Have on the Allen Charge in the Michael Slager Trial?

    What Effect Does the Judge Knowing the Jury Alignment Have on the Allen Charge in the Michael Slager Trial?
    I've gotten a lot of questions about whether Michael Slager might have grounds for appeal if he is convicted of murdering Walter Scott, given that the judge gave an Allen charge while knowing that the jury was 11-1 in favor...
  • Dec 2

    The Racial Origin of the Allen Charge Used in the Michael Slager Trial

    The Racial Origin of the Allen Charge Used in the Michael Slager Trial
    Today, in the trial of Michael Slager for killing Walter Scott, the jury was apparently deadlocked, leading to the judge giving an Allen charge. So, what is the history of an Allen charge? To get the history of the Allen...
  • Nov 30

    The Prior Inconsistent Statement Project, Part 9 (Kansas)

    The Prior Inconsistent Statement Project, Part 9 (Kansas)
    Kansas is another jurisdiction I have identified as a possible jurisdictions where a recanted prior inconsistent statement not given subject to the penalty of perjury might be sufficient to support a conviction. Let's take a look at the case…
Rank this Week: 982

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

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

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Dec 3

    New Rule for Hospital

    New Rule for Hospital
    NPR reported on what hospitals can and do tell patients looking for information on long term care alternatives.  “For years, many hospitals simply have given patients a list of all the skilled nursing facilities near where they…
  • Dec 2

    Canada’s Nursing Shortage

    Canada’s Nursing Shortage
    The Ottawa Citizen reported the shortage of nursing staff is affecting the quality of care in Canada’s nursing homes.  “A study by SafeCare BC found 60 per cent of long-term residential care homes that participated in…
  • Dec 1

    S.C. Nurses Can Unionize

    S.C. Nurses Can Unionize
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled in Palmetto v NLRB that registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) at a nursing home in South Carolina were not supervisors and could therefore lawfully…
Rank this Week: 412

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Study: Restaurants Not Good At Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customer

    Study: Restaurants Not Good At Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customer
    From the Safe Food People at NC State – “Well Done” For Immediate Release December 1, 2016 Ben Chapman  |  919.515.8099 Matt Shipman  |  919.515.6386 Front-line staff, such as servers…
  • Dec 2

    Oysters Strike – Again

    Oysters Strike – Again
    Vancouver Island Health says norovirus is likely to blame after more than 100 people who ate raw oysters in Tofino earlier this month fell ill. Roughly 120 people, many of whom... Continue Reading
  • Dec 2

    Another Foodborne Outbreak Linked to Thanksgiving

    Another Foodborne Outbreak Linked to Thanksgiving
    The Monroe County Department of Public Health has closed the Golden Ponds Restaurant and Party House, at 500 Long Pond Road in Greece. The restaurant was closed Friday after as many as... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 115

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Morning Radio: Dirty

    Morning Radio: Dirty
    Weekend.Motions all weekend long.To suppress, to dismiss, to continue.To compel, to discover, to vacate.Balance was not part of the bargain.It's trading through the mud on each and every file.With your boots on.Through the slush.Each step…
  • Dec 2

    Morning Radio: Stormy

    Morning Radio: Stormy
    Friday.On point.Deep breathing.Concentrating.Chimes outside singing their own song.Then wind.Then rain.Then another layer of wind.Sheets of rain now.They come together in unison.All forces of nature growling at you outside your…
  • Dec 1

    Morning Radio: Windy

    Morning Radio: Windy
    Thursday.On point.The horizon is moving.Always.Lighted by different colors.Different hues.Effervescent.Ever present.There is a light gush.And then a gale.And then calm.The wind stands back momentarily and watches and waits.Gathering itself…
Rank this Week: 200

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 22 November

    Landlord Law Blog Roundup from 22 November
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: I have been a bit preoccupied over the past few weeks what with one thing and another, and I see that this resulted in my forgetting to do last week’s roundup!  I only noticed when I came to do…
  • Dec 1

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #276

    Ben Reeve Lewis Friday Newsround #276
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: [Ben Reeve Lewis cares about the plant, but …) I care about the planet. I hate corporate greed and how it affects the Ozone layer, I hate the notion of factory farming and what it does to the…
  • Dec 1

    Do you HAVE to serve your section 21 notice on a rent day?

    Do you HAVE to serve your section 21 notice on a rent day?
    A post from The Landlord Law Blog: People are always asking this, or questions based on this. They seem to be obsessed with serving the notice on a particular day. It has never been thus. It’s not the day you serve the notice that…
Rank this Week: 255

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: 7

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Speaking of Dying - End of Life Planning Workshop Minnesota

    Speaking of Dying - End of Life Planning Workshop Minnesota
  • Dec 2

    Respecting Choices and Disabilities Groups Collaborate on Decision Aid

    Respecting Choices and Disabilities Groups Collaborate on Decision Aid
    It is wonderful to see disability organizations working together with advance care planning leader Respecting Choices. Some disability advocates expressed concerns that certain Respecting Choices decision aids (regarding medical nutritional…
  • Dec 1

    Critical Care Canada Forum 2016

    Critical Care Canada Forum 2016
    Presentations from the 2016 Critical Care Forum are now posted to the website.   These include two by Bernat on brain death, one by Rubenfeld on the Rasouli case, and others on intensivist variability and end-of-life care.
Rank this Week: 947

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Dec 3

    The Case Against Fiduciary Entity Veil Piercing

    The Case Against Fiduciary Entity Veil Piercing
    When two of the nation’s leading business law jurists question a judge-made doctrine of a relatively recent vintage for giving rise “to a particularly odd pattern of routine veil piercing,” one senses that a doctrinal change…
  • Dec 2

    Proxy Access Test Drive Hits a Wall

    Proxy Access Test Drive Hits a Wall
    You probably recall that, on November 9, 2016, GAMCO Asset Management Inc. (entity affiliated with activist investor Mario Gabelli) and certain affiliates used the proxy access bylaws recently adopted at National Fuel Gas Company, an…
  • Dec 2

    Why Enron Remains Relevant

    Why Enron Remains Relevant
    The fifteenth anniversary of the Enron bankruptcy (December 2, 2001) provides an excellent opportunity for the general counsel to review with a new generation of corporate officers and directors the problematic board conduct that proved to…
Rank this Week: 53

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: 98

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 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/
  • Dec 2

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Chicago-Kent notes Christopher Schmidt's receipt of the ASLH's Surrency Prize in this press release.  Congratulations to Harvard Law's Kenneth Mack upon his election to the American Law Institute.The University of Minnesota Law Library…
  • Dec 2

    The Stanford-Penn 10th International Junior Faculty Forum

    The Stanford-Penn 10th International Junior Faculty Forum
    [The Stanford Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School announce their Tenth International Junior Faculty Forum with the following call for papers.]Sponsored by Stanford Law School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School,…
  • Dec 1

    Charles Donahue Honored

    Charles Donahue Honored
    Charles Donahue (HLS)We missed the Harvard Law School’s conference in honor of the Charles Donahue, the Paul A. Freund Professor of Law, when it was held back in October, but Harvard Law Today has just posted a nice report. …
Rank this Week: 365

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 950

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/
  • Dec 2

    Didwania on Copyright Protection & Cumulative Use of Music

    Didwania on Copyright Protection & Cumulative Use of Music
    Stephanie Holmes Didwania (Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management) has posted Copyright Protection and Cumulative Creation: Evidence from Early Twentieth Century Music on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper uses data from…
  • Dec 2

    Matthews on Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

    Matthews on Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movement
    Daniel Charles Matthews (University of Hong Kong) has posted The Nomos of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement (The Legal and Political Significance of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements: Critical Neighbours (Routledge, 2017…
  • Dec 2

    Fetsch on Occupational Licensing & the Formerly Incarcerated

    Fetsch on Occupational Licensing & the Formerly Incarcerated
    Emily Fetsch (Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation) has posted No Bars: Unlocking the Economic Power of the Formerly Incarcerated on SSRN. Here is the abstract: One in three Americans has a criminal record. Given the significant size of this…
Rank this Week: 32

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Dec 2

    Cashing In on Pablo Escobar's Death

    Cashing In on Pablo Escobar's Death
    It was 23 years ago today that Pablo Escobar was assassinated on a rooftop in Medellin, Colombia. Ex-DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena, who served as consultants to the series Narcos, are still cashing in, now embarking on a world…
  • Dec 2

    New Europol Report on ISIS Warns of More Attacks in Europe

    New Europol Report on ISIS Warns of More Attacks in Europe
    Europol's counter-terrorism unit ECTC has released a new report on the changing tactics of ISIS. The report is called Changes in Modus Operandi of IS revisited and is available here. Among the key findings: [More...] In addition to…
  • Dec 2

    Trump Picks Defense Secretary, Retired Gen. Matti

    Trump Picks Defense Secretary, Retired Gen. Matti
    I haven't followed the news about Retired Gen. James Mattis. In reading he was chosen by Donald Trump to be Defense Secretary, I read a few things today. He and Trump likely get on famously. They both make appalling comments. Mattis…
Rank this Week: 3

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 2

    The Media Needs To Wake The Fuck Up

    The Media Needs To Wake The Fuck Up
    Now is the time to counter lies with facts, repeatedly and unflaggingly, while also proclaiming the greatest truths:  of our equal humanity, of decency, of compassion.  Every precious ideal must be reiterated, every obvious argument…
  • Nov 30

    Needed: The Audacity Of A Lame Duck

    Needed: The Audacity Of A Lame Duck
    Barack Obama seems to view his role in the last weeks of his presidency as that of enabler-in-chief -- to ensure the transition to the new administration will be as smooth and as peaceful as possible.  He deeply…
  • Nov 17

    How To Respond To The End Of Normalcy

    How To Respond To The End Of Normalcy
    Never more in my lifetime have we needed strong, aggressive, innovative, strategic leadership from the Democratic Party and the progressive movement that fuels it. Donald Trump will be no ordinary President. Rather than helping him protect…
Rank this Week: 62

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Dec 2

    Attorney Who Concocted Kidnap Story Disbarred

    Attorney Who Concocted Kidnap Story Disbarred
    A remarkable disbarment from Colorado involved a criminal conviction of an attorney who twice falsely claimed to have been abducted. The Denver Channel reported on the conviction. The incidents took place while [attorney] Keil was handling…
  • Dec 2

    Suspension For Domestic Violence

    Suspension For Domestic Violence
    A sanction imposed for domestic violence is summarized on the web page of the Colorado Presiding Disciplinary Judge A hearing board suspended Philip M. Falco III (attorney registration number 27930) from the practice of law for nine months,…
  • Dec 2

    Running On Empty

    Running On Empty
    Reinstatement has been granted to a Colorado attorney who was suspended for advising clients with conflicting interests in a marijuana business. The principle issue was whether a single phone call violated his suspension In our view,…
Rank this Week: 650

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    PROPOSITION 57 GIVES EARLY PAROLE TO CERTAIN NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS

    PROPOSITION 57 GIVES EARLY PAROLE TO CERTAIN NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS
    On November 8, 2016, California voters passed Proposition 57, The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 201, by an overwhelming majority of 64%. This proposition contained two key provisions: 1) It makes certain non-violent felons eligible…
  • Dec 2

    PROP 57 ENDS “DIRECT FILE” IN JUVENILE CRIMINAL CASES

    PROP 57 ENDS “DIRECT FILE” IN JUVENILE CRIMINAL CASES
    Until the passage of Proposition 57 on November 8th, minors over the age of 14 charged with a criminal offense would often find themselves directly charged in adult court rather than juvenile court. The two courts are very distinct because…
  • Nov 18

    Prop 64 and Prior Marijuana Convictions in California

    Prop 64 and Prior Marijuana Convictions in California
    PETITION UNDER PROPOSITION 64 TO DISMISS AND SEAL OR TO REDUCE A PRIOR MARIJUANA CONVICTION By a hefty margin of 56%, Prop 64 was passed in California on November 8. It is now legal for Californians over the age of 21 to possess, transport,…
Rank this Week: 856

California Business Litigation…

California Business Litigation Blog

Covers a wide range of business litigation issues in the Southern California area. By Sylvester, Oppenheim, & Linde.

http://www.californiabusinesslitigation.com/
  • Dec 2

    McDonald’s Makes Legal Settlement with Franchise Employee

    McDonald’s Makes Legal Settlement with Franchise Employee
    The question of whether or not a franchisor is a joint employer of the workers at a franchisee’s location was at the heart of a class action lawsuit in California. In the federal case, the judge ruled that a franchisor could be held…
  • Nov 23

    Happy Thanksgiving from Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde

    Happy Thanksgiving from Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde
    We at Sylvester Oppenheim & Linde would like to take a moment to wish our clients, family and friends (including our blog readers), a very joyous and happy Thanksgiving. Whether you are celebrating with a small gathering, or preparing…
  • Nov 18

    Lawsuit 101: Understanding the Litigation Proce

    Lawsuit 101: Understanding the Litigation Proce
    We regularly receive requests to explain the process of litigation, which we always communicate (using dialog NOT monologue) to prospective clients during our initial consultation. We hope you will find our lawsuit synopsis helpful.....
Rank this Week: 478

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 2

    No fee for Appellate Specialists for 2017!

    No fee for Appellate Specialists for 2017!
    This just in:The California Board of Legal Specialization is pleased to inform you that the annual certified specialist fee will be waived for 2017.Why is the CBLS able to provide this one-time benefit?  When the legal specialist program…
  • Dec 1

    Leondra Kruger program Dec. 6

    Leondra Kruger program Dec. 6
    CWL, WLALA, APAWLA, BWLALA, LLBA -- all are co-sponsors of A Conversation with California Supreme Court Justice Leondra Kruger, at the LA Law Library the evening of December 6 (cocktails at 5:30, dinner at 6:00, program at 7:00). Judge…
  • Dec 1

    2d DCA pro tem update

    2d DCA pro tem update
    The following are currently sitting on assignment:Judge Allan Goodman (Retired) of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be sitting Pro-Tem in Division Two until January 31, 2017.Judge Rupa Goswami of the Los Angeles Superior Court, will be…
Rank this Week: 187

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 240

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/
Rank this Week: 19

InfoBytes Blog

InfoBytes Blog

Monitors and reports on news, legal developments and legislative actions affecting the financial services industry. By Buckley Sandler LLP.

http://www.infobytesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 257

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Dec 2

    TWiL 368: Give The Falcon To Chewie

    TWiL 368: Give The Falcon To Chewie
    Dr. Seuss Sues in Sue-ville This Holiday Season, Axanar and claiming fair use as defense, Netflix taxed as a utility, who owns the Millennium Falcon? Dr. Strange and HIPAA compliance, tweeting moves at the World Chess Match, Rule 41 and more!…
  • Nov 18

    TWiL 367: All About the Cyber

    TWiL 367: All About the Cyber
    Facebook and Google vs. fake news, Net neutrality, and encryption policy under Trump, Dr. Seuss/Star Trek mashup, rules for 'quiet cars', online security for activists and more. Hosts: Denise Howell, J. Michael Keyes, and Emory Roane…
  • Nov 4

    TWiL 366: Miss Jackson If You're Litigiou

    TWiL 366: Miss Jackson If You're Litigiou
    DMCA and censorship, what is Disney trying to do with its own blockchain? Gawker settles with Hulk Hogan, copyright for graffiti artists, the potential trademark battle for "Nasty Woman", and more!Photo credit:thalling55 Hosts: Denise Howell…
Rank this Week: 640

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: 329

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/
  • Dec 2

    Which Biglaw Firms Have The Biggest And Best 401(k) Plans?

    Which Biglaw Firms Have The Biggest And Best 401(k) Plans?
    One firm -- guess which one -- has a plan with an average account balance of $2.1 million.
  • Dec 2

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.02.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.02.16
    * Tony Mauro hangs out with Meg Ryan -- no, not the actress, but the SCOTUS clerk and JAG lawyer turned judge and possible Supreme Court nominee. [National Law Journal via How Appealing] * Speaking of SCOTUS, ain't no mountain high enough…
  • Dec 2

    Biglaw Bonus Season Is Here!

    Biglaw Bonus Season Is Here!
    If your firm doesn’t stack up this holiday season, team up with a good recruiter who has his or her finger on the market’s pulse and can help you land a better position.
Rank this Week: 9