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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 28

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 28

    ISIS: Frogmarch, Killings and Beheadings of Soldier

    ISIS: Frogmarch, Killings and Beheadings of Soldier
    Yesterday, ISIS posted photos of captured Syrian soldiers being forced to march across the desert in their underwear, presumably to their deaths. A video (non-violent) is here. Today Reuters reports ISIS released another video showing they…
  • Aug 27

    Tech Talk

    Tech Talk
    My iPhone 5s died yesterday. It just wouldn't turn on. I ended up having to plug it into my computer and restore the factory settings, and then an old backup. It took hours, and it worked -- until this morning. Dead as a doornail again. …
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 28

    Escrow Company Ordered to Cease and Desist

    Escrow Company Ordered to Cease and Desist
     Twin Falls Title and Escrow (TFTE) is the subject of a cease and desist order for fraudulently using the identity of a legitimate Idaho entity to promote unlawful escrow activity by altering a copy of the Certificate of Assumed Business…
  • Aug 27

    Man Indicted for Trading US Visas for Real Estate Development Fund

    Man Indicted for Trading US Visas for Real Estate Development Fund
    Anshoo Sethi, 30, Chicago, Illinois, a property developer, was indicted on federal charges for allegedly exploiting a U.S. visa program to fraudulently raise approximately $160 million from some 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the…
  • Aug 27

    2 Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Mortgage Lead

    2 Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Mortgage Lead
    Brian Matthew Rich, 40, Laguna Beach, California, and Marcus Alan Avritt, 42, of Seal Beach, California, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert J. Conrad, Jr. to prison for their roles involving computer theft from a nation-wide online…
Rank this Week: 3

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    FL - Officers bend rules to boost sex sting arrest total

    FL - Officers bend rules to boost sex sting arrest total
    Sheriff Grady JuddOriginal Article (Video available) 08/09/2014 By Noah Pransky This is the first of a two-part series examining how law enforcement is blurring the lines on due process. POLK COUNTY - In the decade since Chris Hansen and…
  • Aug 17

    IA - The people's voice is angry: Outcry over sex offender's release fires up social media — but when does the fire get out of control?

    IA - The people's voice is angry: Outcry over sex offender's release fires up social media — but when does the fire get out of control?
    Original Article 08/08/2014 By Sarah Tisinger MUSCATINE - When a 23-year-old Muscatine man convicted of lascivious acts with a child was released from prison after serving four years of a 15-year sentence, the People of Muscatine…
  • Aug 12

    NOTICE: WE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATING THIS BLOG!

    NOTICE: WE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATING THIS BLOG!
    We are moving on with our lives and will not be updating this blog anymore. We will be deleting the Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other accounts, but this blog will remain as it is. Sorry if this causes any inconveniences? Sincerely, Sex…
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/
Rank this Week: 6

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 28

    Businesses Are Winning Cat-and-Mouse Tax Game

    Businesses Are Winning Cat-and-Mouse Tax Game
    Corporations are finding ways to legally avoid paying federal taxes, causing business income tax revenue to be stagnant.
  • Aug 28

    In China, Dueling Scholarship Programs From Billionaire

    In China, Dueling Scholarship Programs From Billionaire
    Stephen A. Schwarzman of the Blackstone Group, and Zhang Xin, the chief executive of SOHO China, will bankroll scholarships for students in China.
  • Aug 28

    Barclays Agrees to Lend Detroit $275 Million to Exit Bankruptcy

    Barclays Agrees to Lend Detroit $275 Million to Exit Bankruptcy
    Part of the proceeds will be used to retire a $120 million loan, also from Barclays, that Detroit used to pay for its operations while in Chapter 9 bankruptcy. In addition, the city will use about $100 million of the proceeds to pay its…
Rank this Week: 7

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: 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/
  • Aug 28

    [David Post] Some good sense about the treatment of the Hamas-Israeli conflict in Gaza

    [David Post] Some good sense about the treatment of the Hamas-Israeli conflict in Gaza
    Matti Friedman, formerly a reporter and editor in the AP’s Jerusalem bureau, has written a long but well-reasoned, thoughtful, and well-worth-reading essay on the rather astonishing treatment of the Gaza conflict in the mainstream…
  • Aug 28

    [Eugene Volokh] Illegal ‘hostile work environment’ harassment for co-workers to wear Confederate flag T-shirt

    [Eugene Volokh] Illegal ‘hostile work environment’ harassment for co-workers to wear Confederate flag T-shirt
    The recent Speech at work complaining about alleged anti-white bias in the context of the Trayvon Martin matter = ‘hostile work environment’ harassment post reminded me of these two cases that I came across a few months ago. From…
  • Aug 28

    [Dale Carpenter] The Posner treatment

    [Dale Carpenter] The Posner treatment
    At Tuesday’s oral argument before the Seventh Circuit, Judge Richard Posner shredded two states’ defenses of their laws excluding gay couples from marriage. (You can listen to the Indiana argument here.  The Wisconsin…
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 28

    South Africa court orders release of tapes in Zuma corruption case

    South Africa court orders release of tapes in Zuma corruption case
    [JURIST] South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals on Thursday ordered the release of taped phone conversations about corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma [BBC profile; JURIST news archive]. Zuma had applied to prevent the tapes from…
  • Aug 28

    Federal judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones, tablet

    Federal judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones, tablet
    [JURIST] Judge Lucy Koh [official profile] of the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] on Wednesday denied a request by Apple for a permanent injunction barring Samsung Electronics [corporate websites]…
  • Aug 28

    Thailand court dismisses murder case against ex-PM

    Thailand court dismisses murder case against ex-PM
    [JURIST] The Criminal Court in Bangkok on Thursday dismissed the murder case against former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and the former deputy prime minister Suthep Thaugsuban for lack of jurisdiction. Abhisit and Suthep are charged…
Rank this Week: 10

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 11

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 28

    Competition Law and Policy in the EU and UK (5th Edition)

    Competition Law and Policy in the EU and UK (5th Edition)
    BARRY J RODGER (University of Strathclyde) and and ANGUS MACCULLOCH (University of Lancaster) have published Competition Law and Policy in the EU and UK (5th Edition). Download Competition Law Policy Flyer Revised_hres Competition Law and…
  • Aug 28

    Ex-officio cartel investigations and the use of screens to detect cartel

    Ex-officio cartel investigations and the use of screens to detect cartel
    The OECD has published Ex-officio cartel investigations and the use of screens to detect cartels. Fighting cartels remains a top priority for competition authorities since cartels are secretive in nature and cartelists take good care in…
  • Aug 28

    Competition with Targeted Product Design: Price, Variety, and Welfare

    Competition with Targeted Product Design: Price, Variety, and Welfare
    Miguel Gonzalez‐Maestre, University of Murcia, Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Economic Analysis and Luis M. Granero, Universitat de Valencia explore Competition with Targeted Product Design: Price, Variety, and Welfare…
Rank this Week: 12

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Bonner v. City of Brighton, Michigan 14-63 Issue: (1) Whether certiorari should be granted to resolve the conflicting decisions between the Michigan Supreme Court and other states’ courts as to…
  • Aug 28

    Utah couples support same-sex marriage review

    Utah couples support same-sex marriage review
    The same-sex marriage case that is most familiar to the Supreme Court — from Utah — is close to being ready for the Justices to consider it alone or among other cases for review.  Lawyers for three couples — two…
  • Aug 28

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Briefly: In The National Law Journal’s Supreme Court Brief (registration or subscription required), Tony Mauro reports on the reorganization of the Supreme Court Clerk’s Office in the wake of the upcoming retirement (effective…
Rank this Week: 13

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 28

    Fletcher on Rights Without Remedie

    Fletcher on Rights Without Remedie
    Matthew L. M. Fletcher (Michigan State University College of Law) has posted Rights Without Remedies on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community, the Supreme Court issued a critically important decision on tribal…
  • Aug 28

    Rappaport on Unbundling Criminal Trial Right

    Rappaport on Unbundling Criminal Trial Right
    John Rappaport (University of Chicago Law School) has posted Unbundling Criminal Trial Rights (University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The notion that criminal defendants are put to an all-or-nothing…
  • Aug 28

    Levitt on the Voting Rights Act

    Levitt on the Voting Rights Act
    Justin Levitt (Loyola Law School Los Angeles) has posted Color by Numbers: The New Misreading of the Voting Rights Act on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The role of race in the apportionment of political power is one of the...
Rank this Week: 14

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Aug 28

    Aurora Sentinel Editorial in Colorado

    Aurora Sentinel Editorial in Colorado
    "Hickenlooper should do the right thing in death penalty flap after making the right call on Dunlap execution," is the editorial published in today's Aurora Sentinel. You don’t have to be a political consultant to see where Gov. John…
  • Aug 28

    A Potential Volunteer in Pennsylvania

    A Potential Volunteer in Pennsylvania
    The Allentown Morning Call reports, "Will Michael Ballard go ahead with wish to be executed?" by Riley Yates. To Northampton County's top prosecutor, mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard is a "mad dog" and a "poster boy" for the death…
  • Aug 28

    The Myth of a Kinder, Gentler Execution

    The Myth of a Kinder, Gentler Execution
    That's the title of commentary at Philadelphia public radio station WHYY-FM NewsWorks. It's by Jonathan Zimmerman, a professor of history and education at New York University. Did Joseph Wood suffer when he was executed in Arizona last month?…
Rank this Week: 15

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 16

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 17

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: 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
  • Oct 21

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe
    Há nove anos, os presidentes dos tribunais superiores entregaram ao então ministro da Justiça Márcio Thomaz Bastos uma proposta de modernização do Judiciário, sugerindo uma série de…
  • Sep 26

    Yankees go home

    Yankees go home
     Artigo publicado no Editorial do Jornal valor Econômico em 26/09/2013   Yankees go home Por Heloisa Magalhães O “pito” de Dilma Rousseff nos americanos e a reação ao poder da…
  • Sep 11

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape
    A análise de validade das provas geradas em formato digital nas perícias forenses será o tema da palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. CONAPE - Congresso Nacional de Perícia Judicial: Conhecimento e…
Rank this Week: 19

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 28

    How Northeastern University Gamed the U.S. News Rankings to Rise From #162 to #49

    How Northeastern University Gamed the U.S. News Rankings to Rise From #162 to #49
    Boston Magazine, How to Game the College Rankings: [Richard] Freeland swept into Northeastern [in 1996] with a brand-new mantra: recalibrate the school to climb up the ranks [from #162 in U.S. News]. “There’s no question that the system…
  • Aug 28

    Marian: Home-Country Effects of Corporate Inversion

    Marian: Home-Country Effects of Corporate Inversion
    Omri Y. Marian (Florida), Home-Country Effects of Corporate Inversions, 90 Wash. L. Rev. ___ (2015): This article develops a framework for the study of the unique effects of corporate inversions (meaning, a change in corporate-residence for…
  • Aug 28

    Brunson: The Taxation of Mutual Fund

    Brunson: The Taxation of Mutual Fund
    Samuel D. Brunson (Loyola-Chicago), The Taxation of RICs: Replicating Portfolio Investment or Eliminating Double Taxation?: Mutual funds and other regulated investment companies currently occupy a central space in American households’…
Rank this Week: 20

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 27

    Can blogging lawyers cover legal events better than the media?

    Can blogging lawyers cover legal events better than the media?
    When lawyers hear blogging they think marketing. Raising their visibility. Getting web traffic. Enhancing their reputation. That’s okay, but blogging by lawyers can mean much more to our society. One is blogging on legal stories in the…
  • Aug 27

    Facebook eliminating the junk in your News Feed

    Facebook eliminating the junk in your News Feed
    As reported by multiple sources this week, including Reed Albergotti (@WSJdigits) of the Wall Steer Journal, Facebook is cracking down on click bait. All too lawyers and other professionals I speak with complain about all the junk they see on…
  • Aug 25

    Networking online makes practicing law in rural America possible

    Networking online makes practicing law in rural America possible
    From Donna Taylor, a county judge in rural Nebraska, in a report by the Washington Post’s Danielle Paquette (@DPAQreport): There’s a great deal of need for young lawyers in rural communities. There’s plenty of work to go…
Rank this Week: 21

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    6th Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Suit By Christian Evangelists Preaching At Arab Festival

    6th Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Suit By Christian Evangelists Preaching At Arab Festival
    In Bible Believers v. Wayne County, (6th Cir., Aug. 27, 2014), the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, affirmed the distrct court's dismissal of civil rights claims by Christain evangelists who engaged in aggressive…
  • Aug 28

    Suit By Pastor To Sex Offenders Challenges Law Restricting His Ministry

    Suit By Pastor To Sex Offenders Challenges Law Restricting His Ministry
    In Montgomery, Alabama yesterday, Ricky Martin, pastor of the Triumph Church in Clanton, Alabam filed a lawsuit challenging a recently enacted state law aimed at shutting down his ministry to sex offenders. The complaint (full text) in Martin…
  • Aug 28

    Court Awards Attorneys' Fees In Utah Polygamy Law Challenge

    Court Awards Attorneys' Fees In Utah Polygamy Law Challenge
    Last year, a Utah federal district court held that most of Utah's anti-polygamy statute is unconstitutional. (See prior posting.) After that grant of summary judgment, there remained a claim for monetary damages by plaintiffs based on 42 USC…
Rank this Week: 22

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 23

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 28

    In print on police militarization

    In print on police militarization
    Three columns to read on the subject: Gene Healy, Glenn Reynolds (linking this site), and Nat Hentoff (like Healy, a Cato colleague) in his syndicated column (thanks for mention). I had a letter to the editor yesterday in the Frederick…
  • Aug 27

    Driver leaves scene of accident

    Driver leaves scene of accident
    And returns accompanied by more victims. After a private car and public school bus were involved in a fender-bender in Jackson, Miss., police say, things began to get a bit wild: “Precinct 4 Commander James McGowan says the driver of a…
  • Aug 27

    Labor roundup

    Labor roundup
    What’s wrong with the NLRB attack on McDonald’s franchising, cont’d [On Labor, earlier here, etc.] Postal union calls in American Federation of Teachers, other public employee unions to kill Staples postal partnership plan…
Rank this Week: 24

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Aug 15

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    <strong>EAkHCuax</strong>Securities Law and Going Public Blog
  • Aug 5

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    […] is gonna kill meDrum Building Secrets!Make Your Mark Online With These Design Tips : BACKLINKSSecurities Lawyer101 l Securities Law Blog l Hamilton & AssociatesPennySaverUSA.com Blog - The Best Resource for Online Classifieds,…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Aug 28

    Minnesota’s predatory offender registry a tool, not protection

    Minnesota’s predatory offender registry a tool, not protection
    8-28-2014 Minnesota: While they’re helpful tools, Minnesota’s predatory offender registry and notification system can lead to a false sense of protection and safety. “It’s designed only to let law enforcement know where they’re…
  • Aug 28

    Defense attorney raises concerns about Missouri proposal on evidence in child sex abuse case

    Defense attorney raises concerns about Missouri proposal on evidence in child sex abuse case
    8-28-2014 Missouri: A Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegations of past actions to be used against people facing child sexual abuse charges could lead to more wrongful convictions of the falsely accused, a prominent defense…
  • Aug 28

    LETTER: Criticism of Megan’s Law unwarranted

    LETTER: Criticism of Megan’s Law unwarranted
    8-28-2014 New Jersey: One of Bob Ingle’s recent columns, an inquiry into the effectiveness of Megan’s Law, while mercifully unrelated to Gov. Christie, stands for a newer, more unfortunate trend taking hold of journalism: the…
Rank this Week: 26

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 25

    Downballot Guide – Miami-Dade 2014

    Downballot Guide – Miami-Dade 2014
    Lots of ink gets spilled on the Governor’s race. But the ballot we face in the election on Aug. 26 is complex, and has a lot of important races on it. This post covers the downballot – the judicial elections. … Continue…
  • Aug 25

    Election Day is Today

    Election Day is Today
    There’s an election in Miami-Dade today. In case you care about my views on the top of the ballot here they are. I find, though, that people are usually more interested in my comments on the judicial elections. My Miami-Dade ……
  • Aug 25

    Rather to Warhawks: Send *Your* Kid

    Rather to Warhawks: Send *Your* Kid
    Link (PS. I don’t entirely agree about the “waters around China” because we have a treaty obligation to protect Japan against aggression.)
Rank this Week: 27

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    CBS News on August 28 covers "forced switch" related to drug Namenda

    CBS News on August 28 covers &quot;forced switch&quot; related to drug Namenda
    Namenda ( memantine; 3,5-dimethyladamantan-1-amine. an adamantane derivative ) is a drug marketed by Forest for the treatment of Alzheimers. CBS network news on August 28, 2014 did a story on a "forced switch" created by Forest, making…
  • Aug 27

    Hot peppers deterrming insects and but encouraging anti-patent crowd-funding?

    Hot peppers deterrming insects and but encouraging anti-patent crowd-funding?
    In an article in "Intellectual Property Today" in June 2003 titled "Good Night Gracie," LBE noted On May 12, [2003] the New York Times discussed U.S. 6,523,298, n16 which claims the use of hot pepper extract (capsicum) in water solution to…
  • Aug 27

    Nitrogen-starvation of algae to produce more lipid

    Nitrogen-starvation of algae to produce more lipid
    A post in Inhabitat titled 14-Year-Old's Biofuel Breakthrough Boosts Algae Production 500% includes the text“The purpose of this experiment is to explore the possibility of naturally depleting the nitrogen of algae’s media to…
Rank this Week: 28

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Aug 28

    Texas Is Failing to Properly Fund Public Schools, Judge Rule

    Texas Is Failing to Properly Fund Public Schools, Judge Rule
    AUSTIN, Texas—A state judge ruled on Thursday that Texas is still failing to adequately fund public schools, after legislators last year restored $3.5 billion in spending cuts.
  • Aug 28

    ‘Practice-Ready’ Matters to Young Lawyers, Too

    ‘Practice-Ready’ Matters to Young Lawyers, Too
    Job satisfaction is up slightly among mid-level junior lawyers, and correlates to how well they think their law schools prepared them for law firm life, according to a new survey.
  • Aug 28

    Amid Licensing Backlash, A Reprieve for Arkansas Hair Braider

    Amid Licensing Backlash, A Reprieve for Arkansas Hair Braider
    There’s a growing backlash against state licensing laws, which entrepreneurs and small-business owners cite as their biggest obstacle to growth.
Rank this Week: 29

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 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Weller v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0823, 2014 MT 233N, SHAWN HOWARD WELLER, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Aug 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Miller v. Kirkegard
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 14-0232, 2014 MT 232N, JOHN O. MILLER, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. LEROY KIRKEGARD, BILLIE REICH and KRISTY COBBAN, Defendants and…
Rank this Week: 30

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 27

    DeMott on Agency Law's "Third Bottle"

    DeMott on Agency Law's &quot;Third Bottle&quot;
    One of the topics at a forthcoming conference on Opportunities for Law’s Intellectual History is “Legal Doctrine.”  Before you roll your eyes, cast them upon The Contours and Composition of Agency Doctrine: Perspectives…
  • Aug 27

    Bessler's "Birth of American Law"

    Bessler's &quot;Birth of American Law&quot;
    Out from the Carolina Academic Press next month, but available for preorder now, is The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution, by John D. Bessler, University of Baltimore School of Law.  The press…
  • Aug 27

    Hovenkamp on Inventing the Classical Constitution

    Hovenkamp on Inventing the Classical Constitution
    Herbert J. Hovenkamp, University of Iowa College of Law, has posted Inventing the Classical Constitution.  Here is the abstract:One recurring call over a century of American constitutional thought is for return to a…
Rank this Week: 31

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: 32

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: 33

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 28

    FCC Asks For Comments on Recommendations In Preparations For Next Year's World Radiocommunications Conference

    FCC Asks For Comments on Recommendations In Preparations For Next Year's World Radiocommunications Conference
    The FCC has released and is seeking comment on recommendations approved by the Advisory Committee for the 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference. The Conference will take place in Geneva from November 2 to the 27th, 2015.
  • Aug 28

    US Reporter Released This Week Arrives Back Home

    US Reporter Released This Week Arrives Back Home
    Peter Theo Curtis, a U.S. journalist held for nearly two years by an extremist group in Syria and released a few days ago, has now returned to the United States. The group holding him, the al-Nusra Front, apparently negotiated with...
  • Aug 28

    The 2014/2015 Price Media Law Moot Court Program

    The 2014/2015 Price Media Law Moot Court Program
    News from the University of Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court Programme Greetings from Oxford. We are delighted to announce the 2014-15 mooting calendar for the University of Oxford’s Price Media Law Moot Court Programme. We do hope that…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 35

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
Rank this Week: 36

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Healthcare.gov Security Chief Was Distracted

    Healthcare.gov Security Chief Was Distracted
    It's no secret that the Obamacare website is not only dysfunctional, but also has major security flaws. There may be a good reason for the latter problems. The IT chief of security apparently had his, uh, hands full with other…
  • Aug 28

    MVNHS© Rocket (but not Cancer) Surgeon

    MVNHS© Rocket (but not Cancer) Surgeon
    First, the good news: 66 year old Roger Mollison is cancer free.That's good news because the folks who run the Much Vaunted National Health Service© don't exactly have a great track record when it comes to cancer care. The not-so-great…
  • Aug 28

    Obamacare SNAFU - The Gift That Keeps On Giving

    Obamacare SNAFU - The Gift That Keeps On Giving
    It all started with a failed website (that STILL isn't fixed), followed by lack of full disclosure aboutjust how bad the new Obamacare plans were, then you had doctors that refused to accept patients with Obamacare, applications that were…
Rank this Week: 37

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 38

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 28

    Immigration Law and Executive Power on C-SPAN

    Immigration Law and Executive Power on C-SPAN
    Immigration Law and Executive Power -- click the link to watch the video. Panelists discussed executive branch powers regarding immigration law. They discussed the politics of immigration, the concept of prosecutorial discretion, and…
  • Aug 28

    From the Bookshelves: A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler

    From the Bookshelves: A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain by Robert Olen Butler
    A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain is a Pulitzer-Prize winning collection of short stories by Robert Olen Butler, all of which concern Vietnamese immigrants in Louisiana. In my Immigration Law class, I use the following excerpts to…
  • Aug 28

    Cuellar Confirmation Hearings for California Supreme Court Today

    Cuellar Confirmation Hearings for California Supreme Court Today
    Earlier this summer, California Gov. Jerry Brown nominated a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor, Mariano-Florentino (Tino) Cuéllar, to serve as an Associate Justice on the California Supreme Court. Cuéllar is the Director of…
Rank this Week: 39

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Is Foster Farms Solving its Salmonella Problem?

    Is Foster Farms Solving its Salmonella Problem?
    NPR’s Dan Charles produced “How Foster Farms is solving the case of the mystery salmonella” that aired this morning. I got a little air time: Others, like Seattle attorney Bill... Continue Reading
  • Aug 28

    Utah’s Ropelato Raw Milk Dairy Linked to 2nd Campylobacter Outbreak

    Utah’s Ropelato Raw Milk Dairy Linked to 2nd Campylobacter Outbreak
    For all the news that is not fit to drink – see Real Raw Milk Facts. Utah public health officials are investigating a cluster of illness associated with the consumption... Continue Reading
  • Aug 27

    Listeria Tainted Cantaloupe Cost this Proud Texan and Kroger Shopper $100,000

    Listeria Tainted Cantaloupe Cost this Proud Texan and Kroger Shopper $100,000
    “She will never be that person she was before September 7, 2011” Frank Mages Ms. Earline Mages is a 76-year-old woman who has been healthy and active throughout her life. ... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 40

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Ten Injured after Car Crashes into Los Angeles Area Restaurant

    Ten Injured after Car Crashes into Los Angeles Area Restaurant
    Ten people were injured, one critically, after a vehicle crashed into a Little Caesars pizza restaurant in Pacoima the evening of August 18, 2014. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the incident occurred at the 12700 block of Van…
  • Aug 19

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured Riverside Car Accident

    Motorcyclist Seriously Injured Riverside Car Accident
    A teen motorcyclist suffered major injuries in a Riverside car accident after a vehicle turning left struck him. According to a news report in The Press Enterprise, the motorcycle accident occurred the evening of August 13, 2014 in front of…
  • Aug 18

    One Killed, 13 People Injured In El Monte Freeway Pileup

    One Killed, 13 People Injured In El Monte Freeway Pileup
    Maydelin Salas, 5, was killed and 13 others were injured in a 11-vehicle crash on the eastbound 60 Freeway at Santa Anita Avenue in El Monte. According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the fatal crash and pileup occurred…
Rank this Week: 41

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 28

    UK Infographic Signifies Importance of a Valid Will

    UK Infographic Signifies Importance of a Valid Will
    While many people forego creating a will during their lifetime, this is especially true in the UK where almost 56 percent of the adult population does not possess a valid will. This shocking statistic caught the attention of Whitehead…
  • Aug 28

    Article on Inheritances and Promised Land

    Article on Inheritances and Promised Land
    Patricia A. Cain (Santa Clara University School of Law) recently published an article entitled, Family Drama: Dangling Inheritances and Promised Lands (2014). Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 49 (2013); Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper…
  • Aug 28

    Beyond the Five-Star Nursing Home Rating System

    Beyond the Five-Star Nursing Home Rating System
    I previously discussed the recent New York Times investigative report on Medicare’s deceiving five-star rating system for nursing home systems. The real problem is that nursing homes are measuring the incorrect things; a wise consumer…
Rank this Week: 42

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 43

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 28

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Dodek on the Death of Legal Icon Heenan Blaikie

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Dodek on the Death of Legal Icon Heenan Blaikie
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Aug 28

    A Look at Unionization Rate in Canada in Light of This Year’s Labour Day

    A Look at Unionization Rate in Canada in Light of This Year’s Labour Day
    Labour Day originated in the labour union movements of the 1800s as a way to celebrate the social and economic advancements and to pay tribute to the driving force of our economy. The history of Labour Day continues to be connected with…
  • Aug 28

    Alternative Business Structures and Access to Justice … for Whom?

    Alternative Business Structures and Access to Justice … for Whom?
    The Canadian legal profession is currently engaged in a much-needed debate about the future of legal services in general and whether to allow the use of so-called alternative business structures (ABSs) more particularly. Thankfully, the issue…
Rank this Week: 44

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 18

    From the Inbox

    From the Inbox
    From her corner office in New York’s Rockefeller Center, [Rebecca Patterson] the chief investment officer of Bessemer Trust Co. is putting $55.7 billion in client assets under geopolitical stress. ...  Patterson joined Bessemer,…
  • Aug 16

    Shakespeare the Player

    Shakespeare the Player
    Well, here's a blessing.  I'd call it an unbought grace, except that I bought it, in a used bookstore, on impulse.  That is: Shakespeare the Player, subtitled "A Life in the Theatre," a book by one John Southworth, hitherto…
Rank this Week: 45