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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

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

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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 29

    About Trump's Doctor

    About Trump's Doctor
    Donald Trump's doctor is getting examined by the media, and it's not flattering. Either is this predecessor article. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 29

    Kim Dotcom Extradition Appeal To Be Live-Streamed

    Kim Dotcom Extradition Appeal To Be Live-Streamed
    A New Zealand appeals court today began hearing the appeal of Kim Dotcom against extradition to the U.S. The hearing is expected to take six to eight weeks. Kim Dotcom has been requesting the hearing be live-streamed. Today, the court granted…
  • Aug 29

    Weiner and Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Split

    Weiner and Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Split
    Anthony Weiner has gotten caught sexting again. His wife, Clinton aide Huma Abedin issued a statement saying she is leaving him. "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment
    Robert Pena, 67, the president and founder of the now-defunct mortgage company, Mortgage Security, Inc. (MSI), a Falmouth, Massachusetts mortgage company was indicted on conspiracy and wire fraud charges in connection with and alleged…
  • Aug 15

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release
    David Tyrone Johnson, 48, Washington, D.C. was indicted on charges that he conspired to commit bank fraud and other crimes arising from a real estate scheme involving a forged mortgage satisfaction document. Johnson was named in a…
  • Aug 15

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea
    Bryan D’Antonio, 50, Brea, California, pled guilty one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud related to his role as the owner and operator of a multi-million dollar fraudulent mortgage modification scheme that posed as…
Rank this Week: 3

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • Aug 29

    Ansys Inc. Names Chief Executive

    Ansys Inc. Names Chief Executive
    Ajei S. Gopal, who has been on the board of Ansys for more than five years, will assume the lead role in January, succeeding James E. Cashman.
  • Aug 29

    Mondelez Abandons Plans to Combine With Hershey

    Mondelez Abandons Plans to Combine With Hershey
    The news dashed hopes for what could have been one of the biggest deals this year, combining the maker of Hershey’s Kisses with the owner of Oreo.
  • Aug 29

    Mylan to Offer a Generic EpiPen at Half the Price

    Mylan to Offer a Generic EpiPen at Half the Price
    The drug maker said that the generic version, identical to the name-brand treatment for allergic reactions, would be available in several weeks.
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Aug 29

    Taylor Swift Had A Better Time At Jury Duty Than You Did

    Taylor Swift Had A Better Time At Jury Duty Than You Did
    Doing her part as America's sweetheart, T.Swift was happy to take selfies and sign autographs for fellow jurors.
  • Aug 29

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.29.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.29.16
    * Need help deciding if law school is right for you? Well, if you have doubts you probably shouldn't go, but here are some things to consider. [Bobogado] * Is there a way to use the law to take a stand against the police killings of unarmed…
  • Aug 29

    How To Know When It’s Time To Quit

    How To Know When It’s Time To Quit
    Being in the wrong job will make your career feel endlessly long.
Rank this Week: 5

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

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

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: 7

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/
  • Aug 29

    [Eugene Volokh] California’s vaccination requirement is constitutional, says federal court

    [Eugene Volokh] California’s vaccination requirement is constitutional, says federal court
    (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Friday’s federal district court decision in Whitlow v. California upholds California’s repeal of the “personal belief exemption” to the vaccination requirement. The repeal doesn’t…
  • Aug 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision
    (Here is the latest edition of the Institute for Justice’s weekly Short Circuit newsletter, written by John Ross.) In a New York Times column, legal luminary Linda Greenhouse, who has oft criticized judicial engagement, praises two…
  • Aug 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Death to trespassing drone

    [Eugene Volokh] Death to trespassing drone
    A pizza delivery drone before a test flight in Auckland, New Zealand, on Aug. 25. If drones were known mostly for delivering pizza, fewer people would want to shoot them down (unless they really wanted someone else’s pizza).…
Rank this Week: 8

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: 9

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 29

    UN experts urge human rights consideration in conservation effort

    UN experts urge human rights consideration in conservation effort
    UN experts on environment and indigenous peoples rights on Monday urged [press release] governments throughout the world to make human rights a priority in environmental conservation efforts, stating that protecting biodiversity is a human…
  • Aug 29

    Suspended Brazil president makes final appeal to lawmakers before impeachment vote

    Suspended Brazil president makes final appeal to lawmakers before impeachment vote
    Dilma Rousseff, the suspended president of Brazil, appeared before the Senate on Monday to make a final appeal to lawmakers before they vote on whether to remove her from office. In her speech [text, in Portuguese], Dilma claimed she is…
  • Aug 29

    Australia: international tribunal has no jurisdiction in East Timor border dispute

    Australia: international tribunal has no jurisdiction in East Timor border dispute
    Australian officials on Monday said that a Hague-based international tribunal lacks jurisdiction to set a border between Australia and East Timor. East Timor invoked [AP report] this “conciliation commission” in the hopes that it…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    School board files petition for review on transgender bathroom

    School board files petition for review on transgender bathroom
    Urging the Justices to resolve the dispute over the use of school bathrooms by trangender students “once and for all,” today a Virginia school board asked the Supreme Court to examine a decision by a federal appeals court in favor…
  • Aug 29

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: The Gillette Co. v. California Franchise Tax Board 15-1442 Issue: Whether the Multistate Tax Compact, a multistate agreement that addresses significant aspects of the state taxation of multistate…
  • Aug 29

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    Legal action related to transgender Americans and the likelihood that those disputes will end up at the Supreme Court continue to generate coverage. Cristian Farias of The Huffington Post reports on Texas’s lawsuit challenging the…
Rank this Week: 11

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 12

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Thomson Reuters and LexBlog co-host ILTACON Beer for Blogger

    Thomson Reuters and LexBlog co-host ILTACON Beer for Blogger
    LexBlog is honored to have Thomson Reuters co-hosting a Beer for Bloggers (and others) with us on Tuesday evening at ILTACON in Washington D.C. I started Beer for Bloggers thirteen years ago as a way to meet a few bloggers …
  • Aug 28

    Survey: Majority of Americans likely to hire lawyer active on social media

    Survey: Majority of Americans likely to hire lawyer active on social media
    According to a new survey from Findlaw, 54 percent of consumers say they would likely hire an attorney who is active on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This is particularly true for younger Americans – 69 percent…
  • Aug 26

    Twenty reasons your law blogs belong outside your law firm website

    Twenty reasons your law blogs belong outside your law firm website
    There was a time when everyone knew, and agreed, a law blog did not belong inside a law firm’s website. It was common sense. Today, we’re getting a lot of questions at LexBlog about whether a law firm should put …
Rank this Week: 13

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 29

    Terrific Article on the State of US Class Politic

    Terrific Article on the State of US Class Politic
    I Spent 5 Years With Some of Trump’s Biggest Fans. Here’s What They Won’t Tell You. Don’t be put off by the tabloid tone to the headline that Mother Jones slapped on this article, there’s a lot of smarts here.…
  • Aug 26

    Quick Links to Election Post

    Quick Links to Election Post
    County Court Circuit Court Democratic primary for US House, State Rep School Board District 7 Amendment 4 Miami-Dade Mayor Democratic primary for US Senate (to come)
  • Aug 26

    Mayor’s Race: The Devil You Know or the Devil You Know?

    Mayor’s Race: The Devil You Know or the Devil You Know?
    The Mayor’s race presents a stark choice between an incumbent who does not deserve re-election and a challenger who hasn’t made the case that she would be a good steward (if anything, rather more the opposite). I really…
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: 15

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Motorcyclist Killed in Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed in Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash
    Officials are searching for a hit-and-run driver who they say struck and killed a motorcyclist in Reseda on August 24, 2016. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Vanowen Street and…
  • Aug 23

    Orange County Crash Fatally Injures Mother and Two Daughter

    Orange County Crash Fatally Injures Mother and Two Daughter
    Patricia Ledezma, 34, and her two daughters, Stephanie, 8, and Dayana, 4, were all killed in a Placentia pedestrian accident the night of August 20, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the mother and daughters were…
  • Aug 18

    Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal

    Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal
    A 43-year-old woman was fatally injured in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred just after midnight on…
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

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: 18

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 19

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 29

    Third Circuit Holds Suspension Clause Does Not Apply to Non-Citizens Physically (But Not Lawfully) Present in the United State

    Third Circuit Holds Suspension Clause Does Not Apply to Non-Citizens Physically (But Not Lawfully) Present in the United State
    Steve Vladeck on Just Security writes about a spectacular new court of appeals decision: In a breathtaking 80-page opinion handed down today in Castro v. U.S. Dep’t of Homeland Security, a unanimous panel of the Third Circuit has held…
  • Aug 29

    Will Private Immigrant Detention End?

    Will Private Immigrant Detention End?
    DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson The Department of Justice recently announced that it would stop using private contractors for prisons. Will the federal government follow suit with respect to immigrant detention? The Department of Homeland Security…
  • Aug 29

    Billionaire who Donated to the Clinton Foundation, Denied Visa to Enter US

    Billionaire who Donated to the Clinton Foundation, Denied Visa to Enter US
    Joseph Tanfani of the Los Angeles Times has a fascinating story about the Clinton Foundation that touches on immigration. Nigerian billionaire Gilbert Chagoury, one of Africa’s richest men, has built a reputation in global philanthropy.…
Rank this Week: 20

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: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 29

    Multisided markets and the challenge of incorporating multisided considerations into competition law analysi

    Multisided markets and the challenge of incorporating multisided considerations into competition law analysi
    Gonenç Gurkaynak, Oznur İnanılır, Sinan Diniz and Ayse Gizem Yasar (all ELIG Law) explore Multisided markets and the challenge of incorporating multisided considerations into competition law analysis. ABSTRACT: Since the seminal paper of…
  • Aug 29

    On Prices' Cyclical Behaviour in Oligopolistic Market

    On Prices' Cyclical Behaviour in Oligopolistic Market
    L. Lambertini and L. Marattin have a paper on On Prices' Cyclical Behaviour in Oligopolistic Markets. ABSTRACT: We revisit the discussion about the relationship between price’s cyclical features, implicit collusion and the demand level in…
  • Aug 29

    Competition in Retail Electricity Markets: An Assessment of Ten Year Dutch Experience

    Competition in Retail Electricity Markets: An Assessment of Ten Year Dutch Experience
    Machiel Mulder, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and Bert Willems, Tilburg University - Department of Economics - CentER & TILEC offer Competition in Retail Electricity Markets: An Assessment of Ten Year Dutch…
Rank this Week: 22

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 29

    "Suit over AT&T iPhone data plans dismissed"

    "Suit over AT&T iPhone data plans dismissed"
    "Suit over AT&T iPhone data plans dismissed": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report. Mike Snider of USA Today reports that "Federal court dismisses AT&T throttling case." The Associated Press reports that "Court…
  • Aug 29

    "Court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothers"

    "Court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothers"
    "Court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothers": The Associated Press has this report. And at "Just Security," Steve Vladeck has a post titled "Third Circuit Holds Suspension Clause Does Not Apply to Non-Citizens Physically (But…
  • Aug 29

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: After a thoroughly enjoyable if all-too-brief visit to Portland, Maine -- featuring back-to-back extra-inning Portland Sea Dogs games -- today my vacation week transitions closer to home. This week, after watching the…
Rank this Week: 24

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth
    CRIMINAL – INCEST DA 14-0696, 2016 MT 214, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAVID THOMAS WEISBARTH, II, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.
    CIVIL – GUARDIAN/CONSERVATOR DA 15-0141, 2016 MT 213, IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP OF, A.M.M., An Incapacitated Person.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Blake

    OPINION: State v. Blake
    CRIMINAL – SEXUAL ASSAULT DA 14-0053, 2016 MT 212, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. THERON JAMES BLAKE, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 23

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: 25

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 29

    J.D. Vance on payday lending

    J.D. Vance on payday lending
    J.D. Vance’s bestselling memoir Hillbilly Elegy, which I read last week and recommend (reviews: Aaron Renn, City Journal; Robert Pondiscio, U.S. News) is not as political a book as the early reviewers made it sound, and Vance takes an…
  • Aug 28

    Arizona AG, citing “systemic abuse”, asks for dismissal of batch ADA case

    Arizona AG, citing “systemic abuse”, asks for dismissal of batch ADA case
    The “Arizona attorney general’s office on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss more than 1,000 cases focused on business parking lots, brought by a Phoenix lawyer … The lawyer, Peter Strojnik, has filed more than 2,000…
  • Aug 28

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    Wells Fargo declines to serve firm that sells knives online, which might related to a “mass de-risking” trend that followed Operation Choke Point [Kelsey Harkness/Daily Signal, H. Clay Aalders/The Truth About Knives] “Time…
Rank this Week: 26

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Plater and Crofts on Pardoning Australian Bushranger

    Plater and Crofts on Pardoning Australian Bushranger
    David Plater, University of Tasmania, Faculty of Law, and Penny Crofts, University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law, have posted Bushrangers, the Exercise of Mercy and the ‘Last Penalty of the Law’ in New South Wales and…
  • Aug 28

    Harvard Law School European Legal History Workshop

    Harvard Law School European Legal History Workshop
    Here is the lineup for the public sessions of the Harvard Law School European Legal History Workshop:Monday, September 26 : Ari Bryen – “Injury and Community in the Early Roman Empire.”Monday, October 17 :Simon Teuscher…
  • Aug 28

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    There’s not a hot summer week that goes by without a new review of Jeffrey Toobin’s American Heiress, which made its way to the pages of The Guardian this week.In the New Yorker, Adam Gopnik reviews Heather Ann…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 28

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: 29

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Why was the public not informed of the likely exposure to Hepatitis A?

    Why was the public not informed of the likely exposure to Hepatitis A?
    The number of people sickened in a Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen strawberries from Egypt served by Tropical Smoothie Cafe increased Friday to 35 as the timing of the... Continue Reading
  • Aug 25

    More with Hepatitis A Linked to Tropical Smoothie Cafe

    More with Hepatitis A Linked to Tropical Smoothie Cafe
    According to the Virginia Department of Health, there have been 28 confirmed cases of hepatitis A linked to frozen strawberries used at Tropical Smoothie Cafes across Virginia. This includes five... Continue Reading
  • Aug 24

    Outbreak of hepatitis A in Hawaii linked to raw scallop

    Outbreak of hepatitis A in Hawaii linked to raw scallop
     Outbreak The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A in its state. For the latest case count and investigation findings, visit the HDOH outbreak investigation website.... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 30

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 29

    Online Courses Fuel Growth Of 'The Cheating Economy': Colleges Prioritize Boosting Enrollment Over Catching Cheater

    Online Courses Fuel Growth Of 'The Cheating Economy': Colleges Prioritize Boosting Enrollment Over Catching Cheater
    Chronicle of Higher Education: The New Cheating Economy, by Brad Wolverton: The Chronicle spoke with people who run cheating companies and those who do the cheating. The demand has been around for decades. But the industry is in rapid…
  • Aug 29

    NY Times Op-Ed By Venture Capitalist:Close My Carried Interest Tax Loophole

    NY Times Op-Ed By Venture Capitalist:Close My Carried Interest Tax Loophole
    New York Times op-ed: Close My Tax Loophole, by Alan J. Patricof (Co-founder & Managing Director, Greycroft): My fellow venture capitalists and private equity investors are paying close attention to the heated election-year rhetoric about…
  • Aug 29

    Kleinbard:Searching For Our Fiscal Soul

    Kleinbard:Searching For Our Fiscal Soul
    Edward D. Kleinbard (USC), Searching for Our Fiscal Soul (Presentation Slides): This is an extended version of a presentation made at TEDx Livermore 2016, the theme of which was The Economics of Empathy. Searching for Our Fiscal Soul argues…
Rank this Week: 34

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Aug 29

    Katz on IP, Antitrust, & the Rule of law

    Katz on IP, Antitrust, & the Rule of law
    Ariel Katz (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Intellectual Property, Antitrust, and the Rule of Law: Between Private Power and State Power (17:2 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 633 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This…
  • Aug 29

    Sheff on Legal Set

    Sheff on Legal Set
    Jeremy N. Sheff (St. John's University School of Law) has posted Legal Sets on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Article I propose that legal reasoning and analysis are best understood as being primarily concerned, not with rules or...
  • Aug 29

    Parkinson on Constitutional Limits on Family Property Law in Australia

    Parkinson on Constitutional Limits on Family Property Law in Australia
    Patrick Parkinson (University of Sydney - Faculty of Law) has posted Constitutional Law and the Limits of Discretion in Family Property Law (Federal Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 49-75, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The argument...
Rank this Week: 33

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 32

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?
    Timothy Holbrook has an interesting post The real reason the EpiPen and other off-patents are so expensive , which raises issues with the role of the FDA in pricing issues for drugs.Interestingly, though, the patent system is not to blame…
  • Aug 25

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB
    Finance.yahoo noted a PTAB ruling on some of Teva's Copaxone patents:Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today [August 24, 2016] confirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions from an Inter Partes Review (IPR) to invalidate all…
  • Aug 25

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia
    Ten years ago, in August 2006, in a post titled Plagiarism in academic contexts: a look at the past , IPBiz discussed several academic plagiarism cases, including a certain case at Princeton University, 186 N.J. Super. 548; 453 A.2d 263.In…
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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
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Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Recent Articles, Books and Upcoming Conference of Interest

    Recent Articles, Books and Upcoming Conference of Interest
    From SSRN:Jeffrey Benjamin Meyers, Nietzsche and the Law of the ‘The Other’: The Jew in Refraction, (August 19, 2016).Carl J. Minniti, The Lanham Act's Unconstitutional Hodgepodge, (17 Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion 315,…
  • Aug 29

    Court Upholds California's Removal of Belief Exemption From Vaccination Requirement

    Court Upholds California's Removal of Belief Exemption From Vaccination Requirement
    In Whitlow v. State of California, (SD CA, Aug. 26, 2016), a California federal district court refused to grant a preliminary injunction against California's recently enacted SB 277 , a law requiring school students (other than those being…
  • Aug 28

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Daker v. Warren, (11th Cir., Aug. 22, 2016), the 11th Circuit reversed and remanded the district court's dismissal of a Muslim inmate's free exercise challenge (but not his RLUIPA challenge) to a total ban on hardcover books and the…
Rank this Week: 36

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 25

    Mitsuye Endo deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Mitsuye Endo deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Amanda Tyler writes for The Sacramento Bee, August 25, 2016 In a petition for a writ of habeas corpus, Endo challenged the internment policy as unconstitutional, correctly arguing that the government had no general authority to…
  • Aug 23

    You’re being tracked (and tracked and tracked) on the web

    You’re being tracked (and tracked and tracked) on the web
    Christopher Hoofnagle quoted by IEEE Spectrum, August 23, 2016 “It’s not so much that I would invest a lot of confidence in the idea that there were X number of trackers on any given site,” Hoofnagle says of the University…
  • Aug 23

    Trying to turn back the clock on deals gone sour

    Trying to turn back the clock on deals gone sour
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, August 23, 2016 Several such clawback cases over buyouts that were hammered out in the years before the financial crisis but later failed have resulted in thousands of shareholders now…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
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PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 29

    The Missing Million Dollar Man

    The Missing Million Dollar Man
    Financial self-regulatory organizations play an important role in investor protection. Like other institutions, they also have governance scandals. When Richard Grasso served as the head of the New York Stock Exchange from 1995 to 2003, he…
  • Aug 27

    Defining terms and the U of C letter

    Defining terms and the U of C letter
    Some of the problem surrounding the U of C letter is that we do not or cannot agree on terms. A commenter on my prior post on this argues that we are conflating content warnings with trigger warnings, because much of what we warn about is not…
  • Aug 26

    Selecting the Public's Representatives in the Financial Regulatory Proce

    Selecting the Public's Representatives in the Financial Regulatory Proce
    Financial regulations issued and enforced by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) affect the public by setting the level of investor protection available. If things go awry, FINRA regulation also governs the rights the public…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
Rank this Week: 39

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Aug 29

    Negado seguimento a ADPF que questiona decisão do TSE sobre direito de antena

    Negado seguimento a ADPF que questiona decisão do TSE sobre direito de antena
    O ministro Marco Aurélio, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), negou seguimento (julgou inviável) à Arguição de Descumprimento de Preceito Fundamental (ADPF) 416, ajuizada pelo Partido da Mulher Brasileira…
  • Aug 29

    Mantida acumulação de aposentadorias anteriores à EC 20/98

    Mantida acumulação de aposentadorias anteriores à EC 20/98
    O ministro Gilmar Mendes, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), declarou a ilegalidade de ato do Tribunal de Contas da União (TCU) que cancelou a aposentadoria de um servidor no cargo de motorista da Agência Brasileira de…
  • Aug 29

    Suspensa decisão contrária a lei que impede promoção de militares na Paraíba

    Suspensa decisão contrária a lei que impede promoção de militares na Paraíba
    Ao deferir a Suspensão de Liminar (SL) 1018, o presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministro Ricardo Lewandowski, suspendeu decisão do Tribunal de Justiça do Estado da Paraíba (TJ-PB) que determinou a…
Rank this Week: 42

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    The New Republican Party

    The New Republican Party
    From FB:  Bruce Bartlett and others are forecasting the demise of the Republican Party. In the sense intended, I think they are right but they might want to expand their imaginative universe.  I think we might well emerge with a new…
  • Aug 21

    Head-Banging Through the Weed

    Head-Banging Through the Weed
    It's head-banging time.  I have at hand a book that makes me crazy because it is so full of promise and comes so close and--okay, let me explain.The title is We Are Better Than This, subtitled "How the Government Should be…
  • Aug 20

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight
    We gave a few bucks to a favorite nonprofit a while back; I filed the receipt with every intention to forget about it until tax time. But a couple of days ago, among the usual welter of unsolicited catalogs, the mail brought an envelope with…
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International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Call for Papers: Cognitive Sociology, Culture and International Law

    Call for Papers: Cognitive Sociology, Culture and International Law
    iCourts, Centre of Excellence for International Courts has issued a call for papers for a workshop on "Cognitive Sociology, Culture and International Law," to be held April 28-29, 2017, in Copenhagen. Here's the call: Call for…
  • Aug 29

    New Volume: Netherlands Yearbook of International Law

    New Volume: Netherlands Yearbook of International Law
    The latest volume of the Netherlands Yearbook of International Law (Vol. 46, 2015) is out. Contents include:Jus Cogens: Quo Vadis Maarten den Heijer & Harmen van der Wilt, Jus Cogens and the Humanization and Fragmentation of International…
  • Aug 29

    Call for Papers: Neutrality in the History of International Law - Myths and Evolving Realitie

    Call for Papers: Neutrality in the History of International Law - Myths and Evolving Realitie
    The Interest Group on the History of International Law of the European Society of International Law has issued a call for papers for a workshop to be held in conjunction with the ESIL Research Forum, March 30-31, 2017, at Grenada Law School.…
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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
  • Aug 24

    Choice of Forum Agreements under Brussels Ibis and the Hague Convention

    Choice of Forum Agreements under Brussels Ibis and the Hague Convention
    Our co-editor Matthias Weller has written an article on jurisdiction clauses under the Brussels Ibis Regulation and the Hague Choice of Court Convention (Choice of Forum Agreements under the Brussels I Recast and under the Hague Convention:…
  • Aug 23

    Legal Publisher in Munich seeks assistant for European Commission co-funded unalex project

    Legal Publisher in Munich seeks assistant for European Commission co-funded unalex project
    Project “unalex – multilingual information for the uniform interpretation of the instruments of judicial cooperation in civil matters” English or German native speaker with law degree and knowledge / experience in…
  • Aug 22

    New Edition: Canadian Textbook on Conflict of Law

    New Edition: Canadian Textbook on Conflict of Law
    Irwin Law has published (August 2016) the second edition of Conflict of Laws by Stephen Pitel (Western University) and Nicholas Rafferty (University of Calgary).  This treatise aims to explain and analyze the rules of the…
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Aug 29

    Advance Notice Bylaws in Light of Corvex/Williams: Displacing the Placeholder Nomination

    Advance Notice Bylaws in Light of Corvex/Williams: Displacing the Placeholder Nomination
    Advance notice bylaws are a near universal feature of the organizational documents of public companies. In their simplest form, they set a deadline, usually between 60 and 120 days before an upcoming stockholder meeting, by which a…
  • Aug 29

    We Have a Consensus on Fraud on the Market—And It’s Wrong

    We Have a Consensus on Fraud on the Market—And It’s Wrong
    Fraud on the market litigation has faced existential challenges in recent years, fueled by a broad academic policy consensus that it “just doesn’t work.” This consensus has, in large part, focused on two theoretical…
  • Aug 29

    Blockholders: a Survey of Theory and Evidence

    Blockholders: a Survey of Theory and Evidence
    Our new paper, Blockholders: a Survey of Theory and Evidence, surveys the role of large shareholders in corporate governance. We start by analyzing the underlying property rights of public corporations and blockholders. How are public…
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