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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/
  • Dec 5

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    The news reads like a joke: Al Gore meets with Ivanka Trump (and then her father) on climate change. Is anyone surprised Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are house-hunting in Washington? A federal judge has ordered the vote recount…
  • Dec 5

    Oakland: It Justs Keeps Getting Sadder

    Oakland: It Justs Keeps Getting Sadder
    The death toll in the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire has now reached at least 36. The Daily Mail has photos and stories about some of those who lost their lives. A criminal investigation is underway. All of SFist's coverage is…
  • Dec 3

    Philippine President: Trump Supports Policy of Slaughtering Drug Users and Dealer

    Philippine President: Trump Supports Policy of Slaughtering Drug Users and Dealer
    The Philippines has endorsed the slaughter of more than 5,000 suspected drug users and traffickers by police and vigilantes in the past five months. Philippine President Rodolfo Duterte encourages police and others (vigilantes) to…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Indictments in Mortgage Elimination Scheme

    Indictments in Mortgage Elimination Scheme
    Bruce Lewis, 65, Jacqueline Graham, 47, Anthony Vigna, 59, Rocco Cermele, 54, and Paula Guadagno, 58, were indicted and charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, wire fraud, and mail fraud in connection with a debt-elimination scheme…
  • Dec 1

    Sentence for False Lien Payoff from Mortgage Proceed

    Sentence for False Lien Payoff from Mortgage Proceed
    Stevie McDonald, 42, Winter Haven, Florida, was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for bank fraud related to his role in a mortgage fraud conspiracy. As part of his sentence, the Court ordered him to pay restitution to J.P. Morgan…
  • Dec 1

    Loan Officer Sentenced to 28 Months in Prison

    Loan Officer Sentenced to 28 Months in Prison
    Mark F. Friend, 62, Stockton, California was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. to two years and four months in prison and ordered to pay $1,889,379 in restitution for conspiracy to commit bank fraud in relation…
Rank this Week: 3

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4

DealBook

DealBook

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

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

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • 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: 6

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

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

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: 8

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Dec 5

    More About Making Partner At Sullivan & Cromwell (Part 2)

    More About Making Partner At Sullivan & Cromwell (Part 2)
    Is the partner track getting longer at the elite firm?
  • Dec 5

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.05.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.05.16
    * More about Judge Posner's unusual questioning in a Seventh Circuit case on sexual orientation discrimination. [Rewire] * And more from Harvard Law professor Larry Lessig about the Electoral College -- this time, a Fourteenth…
  • Dec 5

    How Is Your Firm Or Corporate Legal Department Getting Creative With Technology?

    How Is Your Firm Or Corporate Legal Department Getting Creative With Technology?
    I want lawyers to know more about legal disruption, but I also want the technologists and the entrepreneurs out there to better understand how the legal industry works and how it it shifting so that they can provide the best solutions.
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Taylor v. Nevada 16-507 Issues: (1) Whether the warrantless access and use of hundreds of data points showing the petitioner’s historical cell phone location over a weeklong period was a search that…
  • Dec 5

    Argument analysis: Lots of questions, no easy answers in redistricting case

    Argument analysis: Lots of questions, no easy answers in redistricting case
    “It is a very tough matter,” observed Justice Stephen Breyer, summarizing the questions with which the justices were grappling today. Federal law permits (and sometimes requires) states to consider race when drawing district…
  • Dec 5

    Argument transcript

    Argument transcript
    The transcript in Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections is here; the transcript in McCrory v. Harris is here.
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 5

    Prosecutors begin closing arguments in Ratko Mladic war crimes trial

    Prosecutors begin closing arguments in Ratko Mladic war crimes trial
    [JURIST] Prosecutors before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Monday began closing arguments [live broadcast] in the trial of former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic [BBC profile]. It…
  • Dec 5

    UK Supreme Court hears appeal on Brexit challenge

    UK Supreme Court hears appeal on Brexit challenge
    [JURIST] The UK Supreme Court [official website] on Monday began hearing an appeal to last month’s ruling [JURIST report] that only parliament has the authority to trigger the UK’s exit from the EU. The case centers around the…
  • Dec 5

    UN 'strongly condemns' recent executions in Belaru

    UN 'strongly condemns' recent executions in Belaru
    [JURIST] A UN Special Rapporteur on Monday “strongly condemn[ed]” [press release] the executions of three men in Belarus last week. Citing the executions as a confirmation of the “the persistent disregard for human rights in…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 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/
  • Dec 5

    500+ UM Faculty Stand Against ‘Hate and Intimidation’

    500+ UM Faculty Stand Against ‘Hate and Intimidation’
    I’m one of the more than 500 signatories to this letter in which UM faculty take a stand against hatred, intimidation, and a “post-truth” world. The letter was written by members of the English Department. Media coverage in…
  • Dec 5

    I Expect We’ll Get Crap Like this Daily

    I Expect We’ll Get Crap Like this Daily
    Donald Trump wants to ‘close up’ the Internet: In a speech at the U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, on Monday, Trump referenced the use by ISIS of social media as a recruitment tool. He recommended a discussion…
  • Dec 5

    This is What an Informer Society Looks Like

    This is What an Informer Society Looks Like
    Miamians Are Going on Twitter to Ask Donald Trump to Deport Their Exes. According to the New Times, “dozens of folks,” many in the Miami area, are tweeting addresses and photos, some cc’ing the police, in the hopes of…
Rank this Week: 13

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Nov 28

    Environment roundup

    Environment roundup
    Major new Proposition 65 regs spell plenty of new compliance and litigation issues for those doing business in California [Cal Biz Lit, first post in series] For-the-kids federal climate lawsuit on “public trust” theory…
  • Nov 27

    Circuit court strikes down CPSC rule on adult magnet set

    Circuit court strikes down CPSC rule on adult magnet set
    A Tenth Circuit panel has sent the Consumer Product Safety Commission back to the drawing board in its attempt to ban tiny magnet sets intended for adult use as a desk toy or creative outlet accessory. It ruled that the commission had not…
  • Nov 26

    Rules vs. standards in Supreme Court jurisprudence

    Rules vs. standards in Supreme Court jurisprudence
    Better than law school: Frank Easterbrook, John Harrison, Akhil Amar, and Victoria Nourse on rules versus standards in jurisprudence, with particular attention to the work of Justice Antonin Scalia, who made the subject a particular theme of…
Rank this Week: 14

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
Rank this Week: 16

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 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
  • Nov 30

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016
    State v. Mayes DA 15-0371 2016 MT 305 Criminal – Dangerous Drug
  • Nov 30

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016
    Estate of A.H.E. DA 16-0304 2016 MT 315N Civil – Guardian/Conservator State v. R. Kampf DA 15-0570 2016 MT 314N Criminal – Justice Court Appeal McCrorie v. Franz DA 16-0046 2016 MT 313N Civil – Injunction Wiggins v.…
  • Nov 23

    OPINIONS – November 22, 2016

    OPINIONS – November 22, 2016
    Estate of Brock DA 15-0800 2016 MT 304N Civil – Probate State v. Coulter DA 15-0587 2016 MT 303N Criminal – Sexual Assault Byorth et al. v. USAA DA 16-0013 2016 MT 302 Civil – Breach of Contract J C Moodie v. Deck DA 16-0051…
Rank this Week: 17

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
  • Dec 5

    Service by Mail. Certiorari Granted

    Service by Mail. Certiorari Granted
    I’ve come across this piece of news by Stacie I. Strong, and found it worth to be shared. On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Water Splash, Inc. v. Menon to address the question of whether the Hague Service…
  • Dec 2

    Brussels Ibis Regulation – Changes and Challenges of the Renewed Procedural Scheme

    Brussels Ibis Regulation – Changes and Challenges of the Renewed Procedural Scheme
    Brussels Ibis Regulation – Changes and Challenges of the Renewed Procedural Scheme – Short Studies in Private International Law, is the title of a book just released, edited by Vesna Lazic and Steven Stuij. The book focuses…
  • Dec 1

    The UK Government Confirms its Intention to Ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement

    The UK Government Confirms its Intention to Ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement
    The author of this entry is Dr. Arantxa Gandía Sellens, senior research fellow at the MPI Luxembourg. Yesterday the UK government announced that it is proceeding with preparations to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement. Following…
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: 19

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 20

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 4

    New on LLRX – #GovDocs2Trump Tweetathon and End of Term Harvest

    New on LLRX – #GovDocs2Trump Tweetathon and End of Term Harvest
    #GovDocs2Trump Tweetathon and End of Term Harvest – Debbie Rabina, Ph.D., Professor, Pratt Institute, School of Information posted this blog that merits sharing for both its intent, the use of Twitter to attract the attention of the…
  • Dec 4

    New on LLRX – Legal Tech Evangelist Calls for Engagement on Civil Liberties Post Election

    New on LLRX – Legal Tech Evangelist Calls for Engagement on Civil Liberties Post Election
    Via LLRX.com – Legal Tech Evangelist Calls for Engagement on Civil Liberties Post Election. Nicole Black, a Rochester, New York attorney and Legal Technology Evangelist delivers a clarion call for colleagues to expand their engagement…
  • Dec 4

    New on LLRX – Evolution of Service Models in the New Law Library

    New on LLRX – Evolution of Service Models in the New Law Library
    Via LLRX.com – Evolution of Service Models in the New Law Library – Marcia Burris addresses the critical issues that impact how user-leveraged and expert-leveraged service models are changing the role of librarians, inclusive of…
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • Dec 2

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?
    Like a lot of things, what will happen to that inheritance in a bankruptcy case depends on the timing.
  • Oct 14

    Eastern District of North Carolina Issues Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew

    Eastern District of North Carolina Issues Order in Wake of Hurricane Matthew
    The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina has issued an order establishing some procedures in the wake of the massive flooding in the district. Hurricane Matthew has unleashed unprecedented flooding over many parts of…
  • Jul 15

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney
    Chapter 7 is the chapter under the Bankruptcy Code that most consumers file. It is seen as simple, fast, and, by some, “just filling out a few forms.” It isn’t. The picture to the left shows what can happen if you…
Rank this Week: 21

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    Call for Submissions: The Burden of Intra-EU Mobility on National Welfare Systems: Between Myth and Reality

    Call for Submissions: The Burden of Intra-EU Mobility on National Welfare Systems: Between Myth and Reality
    The journal Politiche sociali/Social Policies has issued a call for submissions for a special issue on "The Burden of Intra-EU Mobility on National Welfare Systems: Between Myth and Reality." The call is here.
  • Dec 5

    New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

    New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law
    The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added two lectures to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. They were given by Daniel Bradlow on “International Law and International Financial…
  • Dec 5

    Call for Papers: IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday Conference

    Call for Papers: IntLawGrrls! 10th Birthday Conference
    The IntLawGrrls! blog has issued a call for papers for a conference to celebrate its tenth birthday, to take place March 3, 2017, at the Dean Rusk International Law Center, University of Georgia School of Law. Here's the call: Since its…
Rank this Week: 24

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 23

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: 25

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
  • Dec 5

    LuLaRoe Review: Bad “Business”

    LuLaRoe Review: Bad “Business”
    LuLaRoe leggings have become popular, and therefore the multi-level marketing (MLM) “business” of LuLaRoe has taken off. I’ve said over and over that multi-level marketing is not a business because more than 99% of…
  • Dec 1

    Suing Auditors for Malpractice (And Winning!)

    Suing Auditors for Malpractice (And Winning!)
    Winning a case against an auditing firm when there is a sizeable fraud (such as the Koss Corp. embezzlement) or the collapse of a Ponzi scheme (such as the Bernie Madoff case) is not easy. Simply because there is a fraud, a business failure,…
  • Nov 29

    Divorce Financials: Analyzing Income Tax Return

    Divorce Financials: Analyzing Income Tax Return
    Income tax returns are an important piece of financial information in a divorce or child support case. There is so much information that can be obtained from the tax returns, and if we have several years of data, we can make comparisons from…
Rank this Week: 26

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: 27

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Dec 5

    "Federal appeals court upholds Mohamed Mohamud conviction"

    "Federal appeals court upholds Mohamed Mohamud conviction"
    "Federal appeals court upholds Mohamed Mohamud conviction": Maxine Bernstein of The Oregonian has this report. The Associated Press reports that "Appeals court affirms conviction in Oregon car-bomb plot." Cyrus Farivar if Ars Technica has a…
  • Dec 5

    "Britain's Supreme Court Hears Legal Challenge to 'Brexit'"

    "Britain's Supreme Court Hears Legal Challenge to 'Brexit'"
    "Britain's Supreme Court Hears Legal Challenge to 'Brexit'": Stephen Castle will have this article in Tuesday's edition of The New York Times.
  • Dec 5

    "Conviction of serial child molester at center of federal appeals case to set him free"

    "Conviction of serial child molester at center of federal appeals case to set him free"
    "Conviction of serial child molester at center of federal appeals case to set him free": Ann E. Marimow of The Washington Post has this article previewing a case scheduled for oral argument on Tuesday before a three-judge panel of the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 28

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

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

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Elderly Man Fatally Injured in Huntington Beach Car Accident

    Elderly Man Fatally Injured in Huntington Beach Car Accident
    Richard Jeans Jr., 73, was killed in a Huntington Beach car accident after a car struck him in an unmarked crosswalk. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, Jeans was riding his mobility scooter on Beach Boulevard the night…
  • Nov 14

    Two Killed in West Hills Car Accident

    Two Killed in West Hills Car Accident
    Two teen males died and a woman was injured in a two-car accident in West Hills, which officials say, may have involved street-racing. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the incident occurred the evening of November 13,…
  • Nov 14

    Motorcyclist Injured in Huntington Beach Hit-and-Run Accident

    Motorcyclist Injured in Huntington Beach Hit-and-Run Accident
    A motorcyclist was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Huntington Beach after an SUV struck him and left the scene. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night of November 10, 2016 at the…
Rank this Week: 31

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: 30

ChinaLaw Law

ChinaLaw Law

Covers business and legal issues affecting China, Latin America and the United States. By Diaz Reus.

http://www.chinalat.com/
  • Mar 19

    Is Latin America ready for a Chinese economic crisis?

    Is Latin America ready for a Chinese economic crisis?
    The ongoing European debt crisis and the slow recovery in the United States are starting to impact China and Latin America’s economic growth. An inevitable re-balancing of China’s economy will be accompanied by a collapse in commodity…
  • Mar 14

    China’s Surging Influence in Latin American Finance

    China’s Surging Influence in Latin American Finance
    How will bank subsidiaries in Latin America weather the European and U.S. financial crisis? Moody’s Investors Service recently placed 15 Mexican and Brazilian banks and insurance groups on review for down grade of their short- and long-term…
  • Nov 11

    Maersk Line Invests in Chile | New Factory Announcement

    Maersk Line Invests in Chile | New Factory Announcement
    The current shortage of refrigerated containers used in the export of Latin American produce, fish and meat will be less acute in 2013 when Maersk Container Industry (MCI) will begin producing “reefers” as they are known in the industry,…
Rank this Week: 32

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: 33

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 5

    How Will Trump Affect Charitable Giving

    How Will Trump Affect Charitable Giving
    Due to our nation’s recent political changes, there is uncertainty about where charitable giving is headed. Trump optimists say that if he expands the economy, there will be additional wealth, which will lead to more giving. This along with…
  • Dec 5

    Preparing for Trust Termination

    Preparing for Trust Termination
    In the 1930s when gift and estate tax rates increased, wealthy families began to set up trusts. Now, these trusts are approaching mandatory termination dates, which leaves advisors considering how to help the beneficiaries. First, planners…
  • Dec 5

    Naming a Trust as Your IRA Beneficiary

    Naming a Trust as Your IRA Beneficiary
    Naming a trust as your beneficiary for an IRA is not a good decision for everyone. Noncompliance with required minimum distributions (RMDs) can be costly, and naming a trust can be inflexible for individual beneficiaries, so it is a good...
Rank this Week: 34

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/
Rank this Week: 35

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    Goodbye to Judge Leonard B. Sand.

    Goodbye to Judge Leonard B. Sand.
    "Leonard B. Sand, Judge in Landmark Yonkers Segregation Case, Dies at 88," is the headline at The New York Times.The charges against Yonkers were brought in a lawsuit that the Justice Department filed in 1980 in Federal District Court in…
  • Dec 5

    Sad!

    Sad!
    If the press would cover me accurately & honorably, I would have far less reason to "tweet." Sadly, I don't know if that will ever happen!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 5, 2016AND: Asked about Trump's tweeting, Dick…
  • Dec 5

    Few benefit from the treatment of being bathed in cream...

    Few benefit from the treatment of being bathed in cream...
    Don't try to friend me on Facebook. I limit my scope over there. I just wanted to show you this:
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Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Dec 3

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

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

    Oysters Strike – Again

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

    Another Foodborne Outbreak Linked to Thanksgiving

    Another Foodborne Outbreak Linked to Thanksgiving
    The Monroe County Department of Public Health has closed the Golden Ponds Restaurant and Party House, at 500 Long Pond Road in Greece. The restaurant was closed Friday after as many as... Continue Reading
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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
  • Dec 1

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    USC Gould School of Law Hilary Schor, USC Gould School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty Workshop Series:Can You Forgive Him?: Jed Rubenfeld, Sexual Consent, and the Useful...
  • Nov 30

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Vanderbilt University Law School Funmi Arewa, Professor of Law, University of California Irvine, presents today as part of the Faculty Workshop Series.
  • Nov 29

    CFP: Journal of Trafficking and Human Exploitation

    CFP: Journal of Trafficking and Human Exploitation
    The Journal of Trafficking and Human Exploitation invites papers from interested scholars. Those interested in submitting an entry for their third issue are encouraged to submit a manuscript at www.jthex.com...
Rank this Week: 38

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Dec 5

    Anderson on Rorty on the Public and the Private

    Anderson on Rorty on the Public and the Private
    John P. Anderson (Mississippi College School of Law) has posted Paintbrushes and Crowbars: Richard Rorty and the New Public-Private Divide on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In an often-quoted passage, Richard Rorty wrote that “J.S. Mill’s…
  • Dec 5

    Sohoni on Crackdown

    Sohoni on Crackdown
    Mila Sohoni (University of San Diego School of Law) has posted Crackdowns (Virginia Law Review, Vol. 102, 2017 (forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The crackdown is the executive decision to intensify the severity of enforcement of…
  • Dec 5

    Abbott on Liability for AI Tort

    Abbott on Liability for AI Tort
    Ryan Abbott (University of Surrey School of Law; University of California, Los Angeles - David Geffen School of Medicine) has posted Allocating Liability for Computer-Generated Torts on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Artificial intelligence is…
Rank this Week: 39

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 5

    Markovits Presents Meritocracy And Its Discontents Today At NYU

    Markovits Presents Meritocracy And Its Discontents Today At NYU
    Daniel Markovits (Yale) presents Meritocracy and Its Discontents at NYU today as part of its High-End Inequality Colloquium Series (more here) hosted by Robert Frank (Cornell) and Dan Shaviro (NYU): Aristocracy and meritocracy are commonly…
  • Dec 5

    Chronicle Of Higher Education Special Report:Faculty Retirement Incentive

    Chronicle Of Higher Education Special Report:Faculty Retirement Incentive
    Chronicle of Higher Education Special Report, Retirement Incentives: How to help faculty members view retirement as an opportunity, not a threat. Greasing the Retirement Wheel at UCLA: Senior scholars, of course, can benefit a college with…
  • Dec 5

    IRS Releases Final Report On Richest 400 American

    IRS Releases Final Report On Richest 400 American
    For the final time, the IRS has released its annual analysis of the richest 400 American taxpayers (The 400 Individual Income Tax Returns Reporting the Largest Adjusted Gross Incomes Each Year, 1992–2014): This release contains four tables…
Rank this Week: 42

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: 41

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Procreation Question

    The Procreation Question
    When you talk to traditional marriage advocates, there is always the procreation question.  That is, allowing gays or lesbians to get married cannot lead to naturally conceived children.  If the only purpose of marriage in this…
  • Mar 27

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."
    Roger Simon argues that those among the gay/lesbian community who seek to get married are just as bourgeois as those middle class heterosexuals who want to get married.  These are people who are committed to what Simon…
  • Mar 26

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 40

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Nov 29

    A new strategy for shareholder activism: engagement

    A new strategy for shareholder activism: engagement
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, Nov. 29, 2016 Now, big fund managers like BlackRock, with $4 trillion under management, argue that shareholders should be more prominent and have an active role in shaping companies…
  • Nov 29

    For execution of Ricky Gray, Virginia plans to use drug involved in 3 botched executions elsewhere

    For execution of Ricky Gray, Virginia plans to use drug involved in 3 botched executions elsewhere
    Megan McCracken quoted by The Virginian-Pilot, Nov. 29, 2016 “It’s not used to maintain anesthesia,” McCracken said. “So with the three botched executions using Midazolam, one of the similarities … is the person…
  • Nov 29

    Trump might be stuck with NAFTA

    Trump might be stuck with NAFTA
    John Yoo co-writes for Los Angeles Times, Nov. 29, 2016 If Trump simply announced that the United States was pulling out of NAFTA, all the U.S. laws that implemented it would remain unchanged. Trump would have effectively freed Mexico…
Rank this Week: 44

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: 43

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Two Women Killed in Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident

    Two Women Killed in Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
    Two female pedestrians were killed and two others were critically injured when a silver Mustang GT struck a streetlight and fire hydrant in Echo Park. According to a KTLA news report, the deadly crash occurred the morning of November 20, 2016…
  • Nov 23

    Child Suffers Injuries in Orange County Freeway Accident

    Child Suffers Injuries in Orange County Freeway Accident
    A child suffered facial injuries after being struck by a large metal object on the 57 Freeway. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the afternoon of November 19, 2016 on the southbound 57 Freeway…
  • Nov 21

    Four Injured in South Los Angeles Car Accident

    Four Injured in South Los Angeles Car Accident
    Four people including two young children were seriously injured in a two-vehicle car accident in South Los Angeles. According to a City News Service report, the incident occurred the afternoon of November 17, 2016 in the 300 block of West…
Rank this Week: 45