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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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 1

    UN: Yemen peace talks moving forward

    UN: Yemen peace talks moving forward
    UN Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheik Ahmed [UN bio] announced [press release] Saturday that peace negotiations between Yemeni parties in Kuwait were off to an “encouraging start that will set the ground for a negotiated solution.”…
  • May 1

    Iraq protesters camp out in green zone

    Iraq protesters camp out in green zone
    One day after storming parliament, Iraqi protesters are camping out [Aljazeera report] Sunday within the confines of Baghdad’s International Zone, also referred to as the “Green Zone.” The Green Zone is a secured area that…
  • May 1

    US Navy Captain accepted bribes from defense contractor for classified information

    US Navy Captain accepted bribes from defense contractor for classified information
    [JURIST] A member of the US Navy, on Friday admitted [press release] to accepting cash and other bribes in exchange for providing classified navy information to the defense contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia Ltd (GDMA), based in Singapore.…
Rank this Week: 2

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 1

    Sunday Open Thread

    Sunday Open Thread
    Everybody's got talent. In Vietnam, voting is open for "Vietnam's Got Talent" on its You Tube channel. Check out Nguyen Trọng Nhân, a 9 year old boy drumming to Bon Jovi's "It's My Life." The song starts at 1 minute... [[…
  • May 1

    Malia Obama Headed to Harvard, After a Year Off

    Malia Obama Headed to Harvard, After a Year Off
    Malia Obama will be going to Harvard in 2017. She graduates this June and will be taking a year off before college, which Harvard encourages students to do. Harvard encourages admitted students to defer for one year to travel, pursue a…
  • May 1

    Obama and the White House Corres. Dinner

    Obama and the White House Corres. Dinner
    President Obama made the most of his final White House Correspondents' Dinner last night. While he probably can't take credit for the content of the jokes (written by others), he did a great job delivering them. He really had the timing... [[…
Rank this Week: 3

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Another Bolger Conspirator Takes a Plea

    Another Bolger Conspirator Takes a Plea
    Gary Hughes, 36, San Diego, California, pled guilty to one count of mortgage fraud conspiracy involving bank fraud. He faces a maximum penalty of 30 years’ imprisonment. According to the plea agreement and court proceedings, in…
  • Apr 25

    Indictment in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Using Straw Borrower

    Indictment in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Using Straw Borrower
    Sergio Roman Barrientos, 62, Poway, California, was indicted by a federal grand jury in a six-count superseding indictment that charged both Barrientos and Zalathiel Aguila, 42, Fairfield, California. According to the…
  • Apr 25

    18 Years in Timeshare Consulting Scam

    18 Years in Timeshare Consulting Scam
    Ian Resnick, 41, Abescon, New Jersey was sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in a $3 million conspiracy to scam customers by offering phony consulting services to owners of timeshares through the New Jersey-based Vacation…
Rank this Week: 4

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
  • Dec 29

    Unjust Punishment of a One Time Offender

    Unjust Punishment of a One Time Offender
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By DG: My time on the registry has been nothing short of a nightmare that you never wake. My crime was sexual assault of a child, sounds and…
  • Dec 29

    Life lesson

    Life lesson
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By TC: We'll here it goes. I had a girlfriend and she had a daughter. We meet at our work. We started dating and after awhile we moved in…
Rank this Week: 6

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Apr 30

    ATTEND THE GRACIE BOOK CLUB

    ATTEND THE GRACIE BOOK CLUB
    Gracie Mansion Conservancy Launches Ticket Giveaway for First Gracie Book Club Discussion on May 17th NEW YORK—The Gracie Mansion Conservancy has launched the ticket giveaway for the first discussion of the new Gracie Book…
  • Apr 30

    DON'T LET THE BIRTHDAY BOY DOWN

    DON'T LET THE BIRTHDAY BOY DOWN
    It's that time of year again! We're getting ready for Ruben's Birthday! Will you help us celebrate? We're throwing this year's Birthday Bash at the beautiful Split Rock Golf Course in The Bronx. You won't want to miss it! What: Borough…
  • Apr 30

    IN MEMORIAM: BOB SACK

    IN MEMORIAM: BOB SACK
    We are sorry to share the news of the passing of Bob Sack, of Salenger Sack Kimmel & Bavaro. The funeral will take place on Sunday, May 1st at 11:00 a.m. at Gutterman’s, located at 8000 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, NY 11797. Bob…
Rank this Week: 8

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 9

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • May 1

    [Jonathan H. Adler] ‘Compelled Commercial Speech and the Consumer ‘Right to Know”

    [Jonathan H. Adler] ‘Compelled Commercial Speech and the Consumer ‘Right to Know”
    Compelled commercial speech implicates the First Amendment. Commercial speech is protected speech (even if it is not protected as much as political speech), and the First Amendment protects against speech compulsions just as it protects…
  • May 1

    [Ilya Somin] Victims of Communism Day

    [Ilya Somin] Victims of Communism Day
    The three biggest Communist mass murderers: Lenin, Stalin, and Mao. Today is May Day. Since 2007, I have defended the idea of using this date as an international Victims of Communism Day. I outlined the rationale for this proposal (which is…
  • Apr 30

    [Orin Kerr] Final version, ‘Norms of Computer Trespass’

    [Orin Kerr] Final version, ‘Norms of Computer Trespass’
    My latest paper, “Norms of Computer Trespass,” is off to the presses for publication in the May 2016 issue of the Columbia Law Review. I first posted a draft of the paper on SSRN a year ago, but I substantially revised it since…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • May 1

    Conference Hopping: BYU, Melbourne, Monash, and Chicago

    Conference Hopping: BYU, Melbourne, Monash, and Chicago
    I am blogging from a wonderful conference at the University of Melbourne entitled "The Invisible Constitution: Comparative Perspectives," a Roundtable of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL). We are in the…
  • May 1

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Intention

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Intention
    Introduction Was it intentional? Did he intend to kill? What were the original intentions of the framers of the United States Constitution? "Intention" is an important concept for legal theory. On the one hand, "intention"…
  • Apr 30

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935-1972" by Tani

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935-1972" by Tani
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935-1972 by Karen Tani. Here is the abstract: Who bears responsibility for the poor, and who may exercise the power that comes with that…
Rank this Week: 11

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    "Ted Cruz’s Support Softens Among the Delegates He Courted."

    "Ted Cruz’s Support Softens Among the Delegates He Courted."
    The NYT observes:Even as Donald J. Trump trounced him from New Hampshire to Florida to Arizona, Senator Ted Cruz could reassure himself with one crucial advantage: He was beating Mr. Trump in the obscure, internecine delegate fights that…
  • May 1

    Bumble bee in the lungwort.

    Bumble bee in the lungwort.
    Video'd by Meade, just now, and texted to me from the backyard. Feel free to discuss whatever you like in the comments.
  • May 1

    "Who could imagine a man who is genuinely fond of ice cream becoming a Bolshevik?"

    "Who could imagine a man who is genuinely fond of ice cream becoming a Bolshevik?"
    "Even strawberry ice cream would arouse no latent anarchistic tendencies, while vanilla or peach would be soothing to the very reddest of the Reds. There is as yet no record of a dangerous plot being hatched over a dish of ice cream."In the…
Rank this Week: 12

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: 14

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Isakhanova v. Muniz, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55649 (ND CA, April 26, 2016), a California federal district court allowed a suit by the mother of a Muslim inmate to proceed.  While visiting her son in prison, the mother was held for…
  • May 1

    When Are Prison Chaplains "State Actors"?

    When Are Prison Chaplains "State Actors"?
    In an opinion recommending dismissal of an inmate's First Amendment and RLUIPA claims, a California federal magistrate judge held that some decisions by prison staff chaplains do not amount to "state action" for constitutional purposes.…
  • Apr 30

    Christian Retreat Center Not Subject To Hotel Room Tax

    Christian Retreat Center Not Subject To Hotel Room Tax
    In Susquehanna County Commissioners v. Montrose Bible Conference, (PA Commonwlth. Ct., April 21, 2016), a 3-judge appellate court panel upheld a lower court's ruling that a retreat center operated by a Christian religious…
Rank this Week: 16

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

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

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

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

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

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

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 15

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    TIME magazine finds Princeton, NJ is number one in patents per capita

    TIME magazine finds Princeton, NJ is number one in patents per capita
    From the story in TIMEWhen factoring in population size and number of patents over the last forty years, Princeton, N.J., is America’s most genius city, according to TIME’s exclusive ranking. It’s there that advancements…
  • May 1

    Jawbone loses to Fitbit and Flextronics at ITC

    Jawbone loses to Fitbit and Flextronics at ITC
    In an initial determination on April 27, 2016, the ITC in 337-TA-963 found that claims of Jawbone's US 8,961,413 and 8,073,707 were invalid under 35 USC 101. link to WSJ article on matter: …
  • Apr 30

    Proposal for unsuccessful patent applicants to pay higher fees?

    Proposal for unsuccessful patent applicants to pay higher fees?
    In discussing PatCon6, the writtendescription blog has an interesting discussion about a proposal -- forcing unsuccessful patent applicants to pay higher application fees --:For example, in his paper, "Loser Pays" in Patent Examination, Neel…
Rank this Week: 17

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: 18

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 1

    Look Who Is A Centenarian Now...

    Look Who Is A Centenarian Now...
    In 2016, a special birthday is afoot for what must be one of the most controversial hundred year old's to ever have existed. Except this is no person but the federal estate tax which came about a century ago when...
  • May 1

    Ford Family Feud Looks For Round Two Court Battle

    Ford Family Feud Looks For Round Two Court Battle
    Henry Ford II was the grandson of legendary businessman and auto company founder Henry Ford and shared in the vast wealth his family had amassed to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars. When he died in the 80's,...
  • May 1

    Study Shows That Charitable Donors Are Not Aware Of All Their Option

    Study Shows That Charitable Donors Are Not Aware Of All Their Option
    According to a study recently released by Fidelity Charitable many donors do not know about all of the charitable options that are available to them. “Only 36 percent of donors know about donor-advised funds, 37 percent know about qualified…
Rank this Week: 19

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 1

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Montgomery v. United States 15-1261 Issue: Whether the exclusion of evidence regarding petitioner’s intent during her prosecution for tax crimes violated the Sixth Amendment’s jury trial…
  • May 1

    This week at the Court

    This week at the Court
    On Monday we expect the Court to issue orders from its April 29 Conference at 9:30 a.m. and opinions in one or more argued cases at 10 a.m. The Justices will meet next for their May 12 Conference; our list of “petitions to watch”…
  • Apr 29

    This week’s oral argument audio available on Oyez

    This week’s oral argument audio available on Oyez
    Oral argument audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court are available on Oyez. The Court heard arguments this week in: Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons Cuozzo Speed Technologies v. Lee Mathis v. United…
Rank this Week: 20

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 1

    The Empire Strikes Back:LSAC Threatens To Expel University Of Arizona Over Use Of GRE In Law School Admission

    The Empire Strikes Back:LSAC Threatens To Expel University Of Arizona Over Use Of GRE In Law School Admission
    Following up on my previous posts (links below): Wall Street Journal, Arizona Law Faces Fight Over LSAT Policy: A top-tier law school’s decision to make the Law School Admission Test optional has put it on a collision course with the…
  • May 1

    How To Win $17M At Backgammon, Until The IRS Intervene

    How To Win $17M At Backgammon, Until The IRS Intervene
    The Daily Beast, How To Win $17M At Backgammon, Until The IRS Intervenes: A legendary Irish gambler took a celebrity-obsessed American private equity honcho to the cleaners, winning over $17 million from him in the course of a 72-hour…
  • May 1

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    This week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads is the same as last week's list: [790 Downloads] Lexisnexis® Guide to FATCA Compliance: Chapter 1, by Willliam Byrnes (Texas A&M) & Robert J. Munro (Texas A&M) [327…
Rank this Week: 21

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Fatal South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident

    Fatal South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
    Police have arrested a driver after a fatal pedestrian accident in South Los Angeles. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the fatal collision occurred the night of April 21, 2016 at the intersection of Slauson Avenue and Gramercy…
  • Apr 19

    Polaris All Terrain Recreational Vehicles Recalled for Fire Danger

    Polaris All Terrain Recreational Vehicles Recalled for Fire Danger
    Polaris Industries will recall about 133,000 recreational all-terrain vehicles in the United States because they pose a fire risk. According to a Reuters news report, the company has received more than 160 reports of fire involving the…
  • Apr 19

    California Nursing Home Sued for Abuse and Neglect

    California Nursing Home Sued for Abuse and Neglect
    Wagner Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Stockton is facing two nursing home lawsuits alleging wrongful death, elder abuse and neglect. According to a report in the Stockton Record, the wrongful death lawsuit was filed in Orange…
Rank this Week: 22

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    There are quite a few reviews to mention in my first week as an associate blogger (thanks to LHB for having me on board).Beverly Gage reviews Lisa McGirr's The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State for…
  • Apr 30

    Associate Bloggers: Departure and Arrival

    Associate Bloggers: Departure and Arrival
    A passing of the torch takes place tomorrow here at Legal History Blog.  Since July 2013, Emily A. Prifogle has performed the duties of the office now known as Associate Blogger.  (Clara Altman, now Director of the Federal Judicial…
  • Apr 29

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
     From Ken Owen (University of Illinois, Springfield) at The Junto, "Historians and Hamilton: Founders Chic and the Cult of Personality."From Brian Leiter: a nice shout-out to the legal history training at the University of…
Rank this Week: 24

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 30

    Most Downloaded SSRN Antitrust Law Professors (Full time) in the past year

    Most Downloaded SSRN Antitrust Law Professors (Full time) in the past year
    This list includes those who write (even occasionally) in antitrust even if their primary focus in in a different area of the top 300 most downloaded on SSRN: Name Institution Downloads Mark Lemley Stanford 17,568 Herb Hovenkamp Iowa 6,914…
  • Apr 30

    Everyone Wants to Get Tough on Antitrust Policy, but Not Really

    Everyone Wants to Get Tough on Antitrust Policy, but Not Really
    Chris Sagers, Cleveland State Law has an op-ed in the NY Times on how Everyone Wants to Get Tough on Antitrust Policy, but Not Really. He notes that "[A]dministrations of both parties for some decades have painted us into a...
  • Apr 29

    imply inTAXicating - Turf War: Intellectual Property Vs Competition Law (India)

    imply inTAXicating - Turf War: Intellectual Property Vs Competition Law (India)
    My friend Yohesh Pai of National Law University Delhi discusses FRAND issues in India on the show simply inTAXicating - Turf War: Intellectual Property Vs Competition Law.
Rank this Week: 23

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 25

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 29

    Carter Coal Live

    Carter Coal Live
    The DC Circuit issued a major separation of powers ruling today in Ass’n of American Railroads v. DOT. The main part of the opinion adopts a view of the non-delegation doctrine that I explained and relied on as part of … Continue…
  • Apr 29

    Mysteries of Twitter (II)

    Mysteries of Twitter (II)
    Each section of JOTWELL is set up with a basically identical wordpress blog. (Don’t ask why, there were good reasons to do it that way when we started.) Each section forwards posts to twitter via Twitter Feed. The tweets appear ……
  • Apr 29

    Mysteries of Twitter

    Mysteries of Twitter
    Something is duplicating my blog posts on Twitter. Or rather, two somethings. Doubtlessly, they are both things I set up myself some time long in the past, set and forgot. Now I have to reverse engineer it to figure out … Continue…
Rank this Week: 26

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/
  • May 1

    Rotation

    Rotation
    Happy May Day. Thanks to our April visitors, who may linger for an extra day or so. It's been a great month, particularly with Chris FAQ posts, which reflect the spirit of what Dan was trying to start here so many years ago. And welcome to…
  • May 1

    Arrivederci

    Arrivederci
    I hit a bit of a block at the beginning of the month trying to figure out what to blawg about, which sent me down an unproductive path of trying to figure out the goal or purpose of blawgging. I never figured it out, exactly. But I thank…
  • Apr 29

    Is Mrs. Palsgraf upset with Yeshiva University?

    Is Mrs. Palsgraf upset with Yeshiva University?
    A fair question in light of this.
Rank this Week: 28

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    New Issue: Questions of International Law

    New Issue: Questions of International Law
    The latest issue of Questions of International Law / Questioni di Diritto Internazionale (no. 27, 2016) is out. Contents include:Old rules for new problems? Assessing Roscini’s take on the cyberspace between jus ad bellum and jus in…
  • Apr 29

    New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

    New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law
    The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added two lectures to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. They were given by Alex Oude Elferink on “International Law and Negotiated and Adjudicated…
  • Apr 29

    New Issue: International Organizations Law Review

    New Issue: International Organizations Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Organizations Law Review (Vol. 12, no. 2, 2015) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: International Organizations and Member State Responsibility – Critical PerspectivesAna Sofia Barros; Cedric…
Rank this Week: 27

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 1

    The 1.5 Generation Organic Farmer

    The 1.5 Generation Organic Farmer
    Check out this NYT video Growing Organics 'Sin Fronteras.' It follows Eduardo Rivera, a Minnesotan, a member of the 1.5 generation, and an organic farmer looking to bring fresh produce to his community. -KitJ
  • May 1

    Republican Immigration Rhetoric Leaves Latino Population Feeling Disenfranchised

    Republican Immigration Rhetoric Leaves Latino Population Feeling Disenfranchised
    Not surprisingly, the Republican presidential campaign, and its tough talk for immigrants, is not feeling right to Latinos. NPR takes a look at that development in this story. There are reports that concern with the immigration positions of…
  • Apr 30

    Black Lives Matter Co-Founder: The Immigration Challenge No One Is Talking About

    Black Lives Matter Co-Founder: The Immigration Challenge No One Is Talking About
    In TIME, Opal Tometi, Executive Director of Black Alliance for Just Immigration and a Co-founder of Black Lives Matter, writes that "We must repeal the 1996 immigration laws." Despite the attention that news outlets and presidential…
Rank this Week: 29

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

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

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    North Hills Minivan Rollover Crash Proves Deadly

    North Hills Minivan Rollover Crash Proves Deadly
    One man was killed and eight others were injured in a North Hills rollover crash triggered by a 20-year-old woman who ran a red light and crashed into a minivan at a street intersection the morning of April 17, 2016. According to a Fox 11…
  • Mar 30

    Fullerton Hit-and-Run Crash Leaves Pedestrian Injured

    Fullerton Hit-and-Run Crash Leaves Pedestrian Injured
    When you are involved in a hit-and-run accident, you stop, regardless of whose fault the accident was. As Orange County car accident attorneys who represent the seriously injured, we see examples of how motorists get themselves in trouble…
  • Mar 15

    Man Critically Injured in Fullerton Truck Underride Accident

    Man Critically Injured in Fullerton Truck Underride Accident
    A man suffered critical injuries in a truck underride accident early morning on March 15, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred near the intersection of West Bastanchury Road and…
Rank this Week: 30

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 1

    The Internet Can Be as Deadly as It Is Empowering

    The Internet Can Be as Deadly as It Is Empowering
    All child deaths due to illness are a tragedy, but some tragedies are more pronounced than others. When a child’s death could have been properly prevented through medical intervention which was deliberately refused by the…
  • May 1

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
  • May 1

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at…
Rank this Week: 31

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 30

    Introducing Guest Blogger Nancy E. Dowd

    Introducing Guest Blogger Nancy E. Dowd
    I am delighted to welcome Professor Nancy E. Dowd who will be joining us for a guest visit this month.  Professor Dowd holds the David H. Levin Chair in Family Law at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law.  Professor…
  • Apr 30

    Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 69, Number 3

    Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 69, Number 3
    The Vanderbilt Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of our April 2016 issue: ARTICLES Adam M. Gershowitz, The Post-Riley Search Warrant: Search Protocols and Particularity in Cell Phone Searches, 69 Vand. L. Rev. 585…
  • Apr 29

    UC Davis Law Review, Issue 49:4 (April 2016)

    UC Davis Law Review, Issue 49:4 (April 2016)
    Lecture Information Fiduciaries and the First Amendment Jack M. Balkin Articles The Pendulum Swings: Reconsidering Corporate Criminal Prosecution David M. Uhlmann Predatory Management Buyouts Iman Anabtawi Bankrupt Rivers Rhett Larson &…
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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/
  • Apr 29

    Legal Education; Private Equity & Hedge Funds: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    Legal Education; Private Equity & Hedge Funds: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Another busy week winds down here in Seattle. Before we go into our weekend, let’s take a second to look at the new blogs joining LXBN this week: Firstly we have the Innovative Law Student blog edited by Miguel Willis…
  • Apr 29

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Norovirus, Tattoos, and Video Recording

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Norovirus, Tattoos, and Video Recording
    We’re still getting a lot of coverage on the Defend Trade Secrets act, pushing it to a trending topic over on LXBN. I’ve also got a post up today about how search warrants will be the next battlefield for crypto …
  • Apr 28

    Use Facebook to bring engagement to your blog

    Use Facebook to bring engagement to your blog
    Blogging, unlike writing an article, is all about going “out” where the people are to engage your audience. When we began blogging years ago we referenced what others wrote on their blogs. The technology, whether it was…
Rank this Week: 33

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

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

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

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

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

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

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
Rank this Week: 34

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 30

    AGs redefine climate dissent as “fraud”

    AGs redefine climate dissent as “fraud”
    I joined guest host Steve Simpson on Blog Talk Radio’s Yaron Brook Show, along with guests Sam Kazman (CEI) and Alex Epstein (“The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels”) to discuss the free speech threat of attorney general climate…
  • Apr 30

    Court strikes down Seattle snoop-in-residents’-garbage law

    Court strikes down Seattle snoop-in-residents’-garbage law
    “A judge has ruled that snooping trash collectors in Seattle cannot simply go through garbage bins without any sort of warrant to determine whether its citizens are putting food in the wrong place. It’s a win for the…
  • Apr 29

    D.C. Circuit: Don’t second-guess DPA

    D.C. Circuit: Don’t second-guess DPA
    Deferred prosecution agreements and their close relatives non-prosecution agreements (DPAs/NPAs) have become a major tool of white-collar prosecution in recent years. Typically, a business defendant in exchange for escape from the costs…
Rank this Week: 35

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: 36

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: 37

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Hingorani Foundation Pegasus Scholarship for Indian Lawyer

    Hingorani Foundation Pegasus Scholarship for Indian Lawyer
    This programme is being run in collaboration with the prestigious Pegasus Scholarship Trust. The programme is intended to provide young lawyers in India with a first-hand experience of the workings of the legal system in England and Wales…
  • Apr 21

    DAKSH & NLU-D Access to Justice Conference on April 23 at IIC, Delhi

    DAKSH &amp; NLU-D Access to Justice Conference on April 23 at IIC, Delhi
    DAKSH’s Access to Justice Survey is the first systematic study in India to explore the needs and expectations of the users of the judicial system—the litigants. The survey was conducted across 305 lower courts across the…
  • Apr 20

    GJ and Others: The UK Upper Tribunal on Post-Civil War Returnees to Sri Lanka

    GJ and Others: The UK Upper Tribunal on Post-Civil War Returnees to Sri Lanka
    IntroductionThe Immigration and Asylum Chamber of the United Kingdom Upper Tribunal (“UKUT”) can issue ‘country guidance’ decisions, which guide (and, in most circumstances, bind) government decision-makers in…
Rank this Week: 38

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Dole’s FDA 483 – Window into Lettuce Production

    Dole’s FDA 483 – Window into Lettuce Production
    I always find FDA’s Form 483 Inspection Reports both interesting and educational.  It is too bad that the FDA tend to make getting copies of them difficult through requiring FOIA’s... Continue Reading
  • Apr 23

    Costco Recalls Frozen Peas Over Listeria

    Costco Recalls Frozen Peas Over Listeria
    Costco’s recall of the Organic by Nature frozen peas from locations in British Colombia, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan comes a day after CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, WA, recalled 15... Continue Reading
  • Apr 21

    Sprouts again Sicken Hundreds of People

    Sprouts again Sicken Hundreds of People
    South Australia Health today issued a public health warning to South Australians not to eat raw bean sprouts following a significant increase in the number of Salmonella Saintpaul cases. Over... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 39

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
  • Aug 26

    FBI: “Kansas Man Indicted for Laser Strike Against Helicopter”

    FBI: “Kansas Man Indicted for Laser Strike Against Helicopter”
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on August 26, 2014 released the following: “KANSAS CITY, MO—Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kansas City, Mo., man was…
Rank this Week: 40

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 41

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Apr 29

    You Serve Your Time, Earn Your Freedom, Then the Job Market Shuts the Door in Your Face

    You Serve Your Time, Earn Your Freedom, Then the Job Market Shuts the Door in Your Face
    Jason Hernandez had to take extreme measures to get around employers’ bias against former prisoners. This piece originally appeared on The Huffington Post. When I was in prison on a nonviolent drug offense, all I could think about was…
  • Apr 29

    Historic Ruling Puts Justice Within Reach for CIA Torture Victim

    Historic Ruling Puts Justice Within Reach for CIA Torture Victim
    More and more, it looks like CIA torture survivors will have their day in court. CIA torture victims are a big step closer to accountability. A federal judge has ruled against two CIA contract psychologists, James Mitchell and John Bruce…
  • Apr 26

    Denying a Cadet Her Right to Wear Hijab Will Not ‘Make America Great’

    Denying a Cadet Her Right to Wear Hijab Will Not ‘Make America Great’
    Officials at the Citadel should respect religious freedom and allow a Muslim student to wear hijab. Should a Muslim woman who enrolls as a cadet at the Citadel, a public military college in South Carolina, be permitted to wear hijab with her…
Rank this Week: 42

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: 43

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
  • Apr 29

    Making for a Just World

    Making for a Just World
    In Canvases of Courage, a documentary about artists working to advance global human rights, Jérôme Lagarrigue 96 IL (above) speaks about how his own experience surviving a hate crime in the 1980s inspired him to advocate for…
  • Apr 28

    CIA Torture Just Got One Step Closer to Facing Accountability

    CIA Torture Just Got One Step Closer to Facing Accountability
    In an unprecedented victory for torture accountability, the U.S. Justice Department decided not to block a private lawsuit from going forward, and to actually allow survivors and victims of CIA torture to have their their day in court.
  • Apr 26

    Leila and Mahamadi: Five Days for the Sheroes of Burkina Faso

    Leila and Mahamadi: Five Days for the Sheroes of Burkina Faso
    Two people meet at Ouagadougou International Airport and their destinies become immediately and eternally entwined.
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Apr 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Lance

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Lance
    CRIMINAL – INTIMIDATION DA 15-0329, 2016 MT 97N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JOHN FESLER LANCE, II, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Apr 26

    OPINION: State v. Crawford

    OPINION: State v. Crawford
    CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0207, 2016 MT 96, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ROBERT LEE CRAWFORD, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Apr 26

    OPINION; Ray v. Connell

    OPINION; Ray v. Connell
    CIVIL – DEFAMATION DA 15-0543, 2016 MT 95, JERRY T. RAY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. MARTIN R. CONNELL, Defendant and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 46