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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

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

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

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 15

    Real Estate Renovator Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud

    Real Estate Renovator Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud
    Michael Gerard Camphor, 60, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty to charges arising from the fraudulent purchase of four properties in Baltimore, Maryland, using fraudulent loan documentation and straw purchasers, resulting in losses…
  • May 11

    False Financial Statements Underlie Indictment of Developer and Accountant

    False Financial Statements Underlie Indictment of Developer and Accountant
    John D. Harrison, Jr., 53, Greenwood, South Carolina, Henry A. Dorn, 63, Greenwood, South Carolina, Kevin Dempsey, 45, Greenwood, South Carolina, and C. Jody Hazel, 42,Greenwood, South Carolina, pled guilty in…
  • May 10

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen
    Daniel C. Bomar, 36, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, James B. Wright, 55, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and Brett T. Immel, 35, Chicago,  Illinois, were indicted by a federal grand jury on April 14, 2016, and charged with conspiracy to…
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 25

    Hillary, Donald and Bernie Open Thread

    Hillary, Donald and Bernie Open Thread
    I've had enough of the election for a while. I'm not particularly interested in Trump protests or Bernie Sanders' latest maneuvers. Or reports on Hillary's email. Here's an open thread to discuss the election. [[ This is a content summary…
  • May 25

    El Chapo's Lawyers Denied Extradition Document

    El Chapo's Lawyers Denied Extradition Document
    Some new developments in the extradition efforts against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman: His lawyer Jose Refugio was refused permission to meet with El Chapo when he went to the Prison. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs refused to give his…
  • May 25

    All Four ISIS "Beatles" Guards Now Identified

    All Four ISIS "Beatles" Guards Now Identified
    All four of the brutal British prison guards of ISIS's foreign hostages known as the Beatles have now been identified. Here's an interview with the mother of the 4th one, El Shafee Elsheikh, identified a few days ago by the Washington…
Rank this Week: 3

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

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

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

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

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

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

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 4

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 26

    WHO'S GOT THE MOST INFLUENCE?

    WHO'S GOT THE MOST INFLUENCE?
    New York State's Most Influential Latinos? By Angelo Falcón The NiLP Report The role of state government is increasingly important in determining public policies affecting the Latino community. In New York, the Latino community …
  • May 26

    MILLENNIALS LIKE TO JUMP

    MILLENNIALS LIKE TO JUMP
    Millennial Job-Hoppers: What They Seek by Brandon Rigoni and Amy Adkins Story Highlights Millennials don't stay with their current company to find new roles They see jobs as steppingstones and growth…
  • May 26

    TAKE THE KIDS TO A PEDIATRIC TRAUMA CENTER

    TAKE THE KIDS TO A PEDIATRIC TRAUMA CENTER
    Children injured in motor vehicle crashes fare better at level I pediatric trauma centers New study by Children's Minnesota shows children have lower risk of complications and adolescents have lower risk of death when treated at a…
Rank this Week: 6

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: 7

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/
  • May 26

    Snapchat Raises $1.8 Billion From Private Investor

    Snapchat Raises $1.8 Billion From Private Investor
    Over the last year, investors like Alibaba have bought stakes in Snapchat. Alibaba agreed to invest $200 million at a valuation of $15 billion.
  • May 26

    Gawker Media Is Exploring a Possible Sale

    Gawker Media Is Exploring a Possible Sale
    The media company, in the middle of a costly legal battle with Hulk Hogan, said it had hired Mark Patricof of Houlihan Lokey to provide financial advice.
  • May 26

    Viacom Directors Add Redstone’s Great-Grandchildren to Suit

    Viacom Directors Add Redstone’s Great-Grandchildren to Suit
    The children were added because they are among the beneficiaries of the trust that will control his empire after he dies or is declared incompetent.
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 26

    SCOTUS Map: April and May 2016

    SCOTUS Map: April and May 2016
    April and May were busy months for the Supreme Court Justices, as they crossed the country to adjudicate moot courts, deliver commencement speeches, and give remarks at judicial conferences. Justice Samuel Alito and Justice Elena Kagan both…
  • May 26

    SCOTUS for law students: Retired Justice

    SCOTUS for law students: Retired Justice
    When is retirement not really retirement? Just ask Justices David Souter, Sandra Day O’Connor, and John Paul Stevens. The three Justices may have retired from the Supreme Court but not from public life. All three remain actively…
  • May 26

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    In the ABA Journal, Mark Walsh analyzes the Court’s recent decision in Luis v. United States, in which the Court held that the pretrial freeze of a criminal defendant’s untainted assets violates the Sixth Amendment right to…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • May 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gas Emissions, Nanoparticles, and Brexit

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gas Emissions, Nanoparticles, and Brexit
    Welcome back to our top 10! If you’re interested in following vital bills on their journey through the House and Senate, read about the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act which we need ASAP. And now, our top 10: Federal …
  • May 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Uber, Robot Lawyers, and Cannabis Crowdfunding

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Uber, Robot Lawyers, and Cannabis Crowdfunding
    We’ve got a great Tuesday top 10 for you today. I’ve also got a post up on LXBN about Uber’s deal with organized labor for their drivers in NYC. Here’s today’s best in law blogs: Uber Agrees to Form …
  • May 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam
    And we’re back at it! Still seeing a lot of useful posts about what the final DOL overtime rules means for employers, universities, and beyond; be sure to check it out. And now, to today’s top 10: School Restriction …
Rank this Week: 11

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 12

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/
  • May 26

    Of Kurdish House Gardens and Modernity

    Of Kurdish House Gardens and Modernity
    An article on the 6000-year history of Kurdish gardens cites my Habermas article for its alleged account of Habermas’s modernization theory. Modernization Theory and House Garden Transformation; Erbil City as Case Study, is jointly…
  • May 25

    My New Paper May Make Some of My Friends Angry

    My New Paper May Make Some of My Friends Angry
    Building Privacy into the Infrastructure: Towards a New Identity Management Architecture comes to what I fear some of my friends in the privacy community will find to be an unacceptable conclusion. I’ll be presenting it at the Privacy…
  • May 24

    VideoFakes-R-U

    VideoFakes-R-U
    Researchers develop face-capture technology that can alter pre-recorded videos in real-time on low cost computers. Boing Boing suggests it could be used to make George W Bush or Donald Trump appear intelligent. I can imagine even worse: Fake…
Rank this Week: 13

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 26

    May is American Wetlands Month: What We’re Doing to Protect America’s Wetland

    May is American Wetlands Month: What We’re Doing to Protect America’s Wetland
    By Joel Beauvais May is American Wetlands Month and a time to celebrate the importance of our nation’s wetlands. Healthy wetlands reduce water pollution, buffer communities from severe and costly impacts from floods, and provide habitat…
  • May 26

    When Robots and Metabolism Collide: EPA and Partners Announce Transform Tox Testing Challenge Semi-Finalist

    When Robots and Metabolism Collide: EPA and Partners Announce Transform Tox Testing Challenge Semi-Finalist
    By Kevin Kuhn When I tell my friends about chemical high-throughput screening and the Transform Tox Testing Challenge, I always start with the robot. Why? Because people love robots. The Robot, i.e. the ultra-high-throughput robotic screening…
  • May 26

    Thinking About What’s Under Our Feet

    Thinking About What’s Under Our Feet
    by Valerie Breznicky They’re out of sight, often out of mind, and increasingly, out of time. In many cases, the drinking water and sewer lines that run beneath us have aged beyond their useful life.  And when these lines crack and…
Rank this Week: 15

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
  • May 25

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Cruson v. Missoula Electric Cooperative

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Cruson v. Missoula Electric Cooperative
    CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 15-0330, 2016 MT 125N, JON G. CRUSON, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MISSOULA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC., Defendant and Appellant.
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of Y.G.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of Y.G.
    CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0646, 2016 MT 124N, IN THE MATTER OF: Y.G., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Welty

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Welty
    CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0451, 2016 MT 123N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIAN WELTY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 14

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

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

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

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

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

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

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 16

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: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 26

    First Global Registry of Beneficial Ownership Launched

    First Global Registry of Beneficial Ownership Launched
    “TRACE International is pleased to introduce TRACEpublic, the first global registry of beneficial ownership. Developed in direct response to the risks inherent in secret company ownership, TRACEpublic enables…
  • May 26

    Conference Board – Rebound in Global Productivity Growth Not in Sight

    Conference Board – Rebound in Global Productivity Growth Not in Sight
    Data Sources & Methods Archive “Productivity developments in 2015 – Growth in global output per worker slowed down in 2015, mainly because of a slowdown in output growth in emerging markets and developing economies:…
  • May 26

    Legal Information Institute and Justia provide new home for Oyez Project

    Legal Information Institute and Justia provide new home for Oyez Project
    Follow up to previous posting – Founder of Oyez.org seeks new manager and large purchase price – via Law.com – ‘Oyez Project’ New Home Will Keep Supreme Court Audio Free to Public‘ “The project is now…
Rank this Week: 19

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 25

    CRST Van Expedited v. EEOC

    CRST Van Expedited v. EEOC
    Another unanimous loss for Obama, another trip to the dunking booth for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: my new Cato post on last week’s Supreme Court decision on the proper standard for awarding attorneys’ fees to…
  • May 24

    Champerty and maintenance explainer (Gawker/Hogan/Thiel edition)

    Champerty and maintenance explainer (Gawker/Hogan/Thiel edition)
    [Wrestler Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media over its publication of a sex tape resulted in a Florida jury’s award of $140 million against the widely loathed journalistic entity. There had been rumors that someone staked…
  • May 24

    International free speech roundup

    International free speech roundup
    Tonight in New York City, Cato presents its Milton Friedman Award to Danish journalist Flemming Rose, a key figure in the [still-ongoing] Mohammed cartoons episode, and author of The Tyranny of Silence [David Boaz, Cato] Troubles in Turkey:…
Rank this Week: 18

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

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

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 20

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 25

    Creating A Food Safety Culture Executive Education will be offered May 25-27, 2016 on the beautiful MSU Campu

    Creating A Food Safety Culture Executive Education will be offered May 25-27, 2016 on the beautiful MSU Campu
    The program includes two days of sessions facilitated by Frank Yiannas, Vice President of Food Safety & Health, Walmart, USA and Adjunct Professor in the Online Master of Science in Food... Continue Reading
  • May 24

    Another Raw Milk Recall

    Another Raw Milk Recall
    If this was any other producer of food, this manufacturer would be put out of business or in jail. Raw milk and cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno... Continue Reading
  • May 22

    DeCosters and Jail: three months seem just about right

    DeCosters and Jail: three months seem just about right
    Jack DeCoster and Peter DeCoster were sentenced April 13, 2015 by U.S. District Court Judge Mark Bennett to three months in prison for introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce.  In... Continue Reading
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/
  • May 23

    Elderly Woman Killed in La Habra Car Accident

    Elderly Woman Killed in La Habra Car Accident
    Ching Fong Liu, 82, was killed in a car accident in La Habra the night of May 19, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Arbolita Drive. Officers…
  • May 17

    Driver Killed in Orange DUI Crash

    Driver Killed in Orange DUI Crash
    One person was killed in a fiery car crash in Orange, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal car accident occurred the night of May 12, 2016 at the…
  • May 5

    Garden Grove Marine Killed in Rollover Crash

    Garden Grove Marine Killed in Rollover Crash
    Robert Telles Jr., 25, a U.S. Marine was killed in a rollover crash in Orange the morning of May 4, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal rollover crash occurred on the northbound 57 Freeway near the…
Rank this Week: 23

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • May 26

    Thöne on the abolition of Exequatur in the European Union

    Thöne on the abolition of Exequatur in the European Union
    Meik Thöne has authored a book on the abolition of exequatur proceedings under the new Brussels I-Regulation (“Die Abschaffung des Exequaturverfahrens und die EuGVVO”, Mohr Siebeck, 2016, IX + 289 pages). The…
  • May 24

    EUPILLAR conference on Cross-Border Litigation Conference, London, 16-17 June

    EUPILLAR conference on Cross-Border Litigation Conference, London, 16-17 June
    The “Cross-Border Litigation in Europe” conference is organised by the Centre for Business Law and Practice, University of Leeds, and the Centre for Private International Law, the University of Aberdeen. The conference is…
  • May 24

    Avotinš v. Latvia: Presumption of Equivalent Protection not Rebutted

    Avotinš v. Latvia: Presumption of Equivalent Protection not Rebutted
    The much awaited decision Avotinš v. Latvia of the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR was finally delivered yesterday. The decision can be found here. A video of the delivery is also available. The European Court of Human Rights held by a…
Rank this Week: 24

Broadcast Law Blog

Broadcast Law Blog

Covers radio, advertising, the FCC, indecency and intellectual property. By Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

http://www.broadcastlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 26

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 25

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 26

    Eight Justices And A Balancing Test

    Eight Justices And A Balancing Test
    In the afterglow of the Supreme Court’s decision in Foster v. Chatman, one thing was painfully clear. The chasm between how the decision was viewed by those who actually pick juries and those who see law through a more distant lens was…
  • May 26

    Peter Thiel, Hero Of The Big Lie (Update)

    Peter Thiel, Hero Of The Big Lie (Update)
    I was asked by a reporter yesterday whether there was any First Amendment scholar who would back up the notion that Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker didn’t violate the Free Speech and Press clauses of the Constitution.…
  • May 25

    Peter Thiel Was Hulk Hogan’s Pay Pal

    Peter Thiel Was Hulk Hogan’s Pay Pal
    How often do you get to think about champerty and maintenance these days?  The words ring vaguely from the first year of law school, but they play little role in modern litigation, as they are archaic notions, that some outsider would…
Rank this Week: 28

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

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

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

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

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 29

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

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

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

    Call For Support

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

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

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

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 31

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 30

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: 32

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    South Carolina governor signs 20-week abortion ban

    South Carolina governor signs 20-week abortion ban
    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley [official website] signed a bill [H 3114 materials] on Wednesday banning abortions at the 20-week mark, making it the seventeenth state to pass such a ban. The bill, passed [JURIST report] includes…
  • May 26

    11 states sue Obama administration over transgender guidance letter

    11 states sue Obama administration over transgender guidance letter
    Officials in 11 states filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] on Wednesday in the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas [official website] challenging the Obama administration’s recent guidance letter [press release] on…
  • May 26

    UN rights office concerned about imminent Gaza execution

    UN rights office concerned about imminent Gaza execution
    A spokesperson for the UN human rights office urged [UN News Centre report] Gaza authorities to end the use of the death penalty on Wednesday. Rupert Colville, spokesperson for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the…
Rank this Week: 33

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 26

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: This afternoon I will be returning home to the Philadelphia region from Louisville, Kentucky, where I have been attending the Judicial Conference of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as a speaker/panelist. I…
  • May 26

    "State Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in suit over birth certificates"

    "State Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in suit over birth certificates"
    "State Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in suit over birth certificates": John Lyon of the Arkansas News Bureau has an article that begins, "The Arkansas Supreme Court said Wednesday it will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit over whether…
  • May 26

    "U.S. Supreme Court allows secret debate in John Doe filing"

    "U.S. Supreme Court allows secret debate in John Doe filing"
    "U.S. Supreme Court allows secret debate in John Doe filing": Jason Stein of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has an article that begins, "The U.S. Supreme Court for now is allowing arguments partly in secret in a case over whether the high…
Rank this Week: 36

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
  • May 24

    Azerbaijan: Khadija, On Your Birthday, You Are Not Alone!

    Azerbaijan: Khadija, On Your Birthday, You Are Not Alone!
    Renowned investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova turns forty on Friday, May 27, celebrating her birthday for the second consecutive year in Baku’s Kurdukhani jail. Please join Amnesty International in wishing Khadija a happy…
  • May 24

    Foster v. Chatman Ruling Reverses Death Sentence on the Basis of Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection

    Foster v. Chatman Ruling Reverses Death Sentence on the Basis of Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection
    In a significant ruling from the Supreme Court yesterday, the Court reversed the conviction and death sentence of a Georgia man on the basis that prosecutors intentionally discriminated by excluding blacks from the jury. Timothy Foster, an…
  • May 23

    Call on U.S. Congress to Lift Embargo Against Cuba

    Call on U.S. Congress to Lift Embargo Against Cuba
              President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba in March marked a key turning point in U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relations. The president’s visit follows a series of efforts made by the Clinton and Obama…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Feb 14

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law
    2-14-16 California: SACRAMENTO – Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today she is authoring legislation that will stop the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) from allowing convicted sex offenders…
  • Feb 12

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction
    2-12-16 New Hampshire: HB 1153 would prohibit towns or municipalities in New Hampshire from passing ordinances that restrict where registered sex offenders can reside. The bill is being considered by the House Criminal Justice and Public…
  • Feb 12

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?
    2-12-16 California: They’ve got to go somewhere. Nobody wants Sharper Future, the California-based rehab center for sex offenders, on their block. This week, clinic owners abandoned a bid to move into the vacant space at 100 Church St.…
Rank this Week: 37

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 34

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • May 26

    How to Stop Employees From Stealing

    How to Stop Employees From Stealing
    It might be hard to believe, but each and every day companies are losing money because they not only give employees opportunities to steal, they encourage it. How? By not providing adequate oversight. A clerk, for example, sees that an error…
  • May 23

    Pyramid Legalization Act of 2016

    Pyramid Legalization Act of 2016
    A new bill is making its way through Congress, and it’s titled “Anti-Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2016.” What’s it all about? It is an attempt by the Direct Selling Association and multi-level marketing companies…
  • May 17

    Fighting Fraud With Proactive Prevention Technique

    Fighting Fraud With Proactive Prevention Technique
    Companies devote significant time and money to the task of making sure that their customers don’t steal from them. But how much time do they spend considering the risk that their own employees are stealing from them? That risk is great,…
Rank this Week: 39

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • May 4

    Trademark officials must distinguish between irony and offense

    Trademark officials must distinguish between irony and offense
    Sonia Katyal writes for The New York Times, May 4, 2016 Brands and trade symbols are not just pictures. They implicate the very force of identity, which can form and recode itself according to the dynamic pull of public culture. But there are…
  • May 4

    The White House has some unexpected ideas about reducing crime

    The White House has some unexpected ideas about reducing crime
    Franklin Zimring quoted in The Washington Post, May 4, 2016 “If you and I are selling drugs on the street, we’re both going to want the best corner, and if we have a conflict about who got there first, we’re not going to put…
  • May 3

    Pulte fight pits company’s founder against its board

    Pulte fight pits company’s founder against its board
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, May 3, 2016 Mr. Pulte’s interests are divided, as he has hedged his own stock holdings in the company and borrowed heavily against them, leaving one to wonder whether he is acting…
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: 38

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 26

    Deciding Sumner Redstone's Mental Acuity

    Deciding Sumner Redstone's Mental Acuity
    With Sumner Redstone’s declining health, the case to decide his mental acuity is becoming more difficult and more pertinent with so many third parties involved. To determine his competency for deciding to oust two Viacom trustees,…
  • May 26

    Nevada Now the Leading Jurisdiction for Trust

    Nevada Now the Leading Jurisdiction for Trust
    Many people would rank Nevada as the leading jurisdiction for trusts. The opportunities found under Nevada law have prompted numerous estate planners and financial planners to situs their clients’ trusts in Nevada to take advantage of the…
  • May 25

    Hillary Clinton Moves New York Home into Trust

    Hillary Clinton Moves New York Home into Trust
    Hillary and Bill Clinton purchased their Chappaqua, New York home in 1999 and have now moved it into a residence trust. This will allow them to legally evade the so-called ‘death tax.’ Moving the home into trust will reduce their...
Rank this Week: 43

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
  • May 26

    $320,000 Federal Jury Verdict Awarded for Worker’s Fall Injury in Coal Mine

    $320,000 Federal Jury Verdict Awarded for Worker’s Fall Injury in Coal Mine
    On May 12, 2011, the plaintiff, John Barrow IV, age 58, was a coal mine forklift operator. Barrow walked into a coal mine near Equality, Ill., when a hydraulic hose on the ground caused him to fall and land on his back. The defendant in…
  • May 17

    Police Officer’s Testimony on Fault of an Accident is Ruled Inadmissible

    Police Officer’s Testimony on Fault of an Accident is Ruled Inadmissible
    Billy R. Richey filed a lawsuit against State Farm Automobile Insurance Co. to recover for his injuries under the uninsured motorist coverage of his State Farm Insurance auto policy. On the evening of April 5, 2008, Richey was driving his…
  • May 16

    Diesel Exhaust Contributes to Lung Cancer Death

    Diesel Exhaust Contributes to Lung Cancer Death
    In a recent workers’ compensation case, a bus mechanic who was diagnosed with lung cancer was told his illness was caused by exposure to diesel exhaust. The ruling in that case sent alarms out that the burning of diesel fuel has…
Rank this Week: 41

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 42

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
  • Apr 24

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!
    There is a familiar expression:  “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions!” I’d like to think that the individuals that came up with the concept of the reverse mortgage had good intentions.  The reality…
  • Apr 21

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case
    As in lots of things, timing can be everything.  Timing is important in music, comedy, athletics, you name it. Timing can be very important in a bankruptcy case, too.  There can be multiple reasons for filing bankruptcy sooner as…
Rank this Week: 44

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    A Noteworthy Event – March 17-18, 2016

    A Noteworthy Event – March 17-18, 2016
    Retail data breaches continue to evolve and bring new litigation and trends in the Data Breach and Privacy Litigation context. Business to business claims, vendor lawsuits, litigation between issuing banks and retailers post-breach, the…
  • Jan 29

    Certain claims carry a presumption as to amount-in-controversy that will lead directly to federal court

    Certain claims carry a presumption as to amount-in-controversy that will lead directly to federal court
    Robertson v Exxon Mobil Corp., 2015 WL 9592499 (5th Cir. Dec. 31, 2015). In a personal injury and a property damage action, the Fifth Circuit reversed the district court’s order remanding the action finding that the defendants had by…
  • Jan 13

    Fifth Circuit weighs in on ambiguous class definition

    Fifth Circuit weighs in on ambiguous class definition
    Arbuckle Mountain Ranch of Texas Inc v Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Case No. 15-10955, 2016 WL 98128 (5th Cir. Jan 7, 2016). In a 2-1 decision, the Fifth Circuit examined an ambiguous complaint suggesting two class definitions, (one a…
Rank this Week: 45