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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

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: 2

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/
  • May 21

    Welcome To The Suck, Law Prof

    Welcome To The Suck, Law Prof
    I hope you didn't want to be a law professor, because people have stopped hiring them too.
  • May 21

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.21.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.21.15
    * Preet Bharara is the hottest speaker on the law school graduation circuit. I guess if you can't get Mindy Kaling... [Business Insider] * An octopus is a vertebrate under some statutes. A reminder that law will not bow to your precious…
  • May 21

    Notre Dame Threatens Suicide

    Notre Dame Threatens Suicide
    The hypocrisy of wealthy athletic directors.
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 21

    NYU Symposium: Tax And Corporate Social Responsibility

    NYU Symposium: Tax And Corporate Social Responsibility
    Symposium, Tax and Corporate Social Responsibility, 11 N.Y.U. J.L. & Bus. 1-189 (2014): Articles Reuven Avi-Yonah (Michigan), Corporate Taxation and Corporate Social Responsibility, 11 N.Y.U. J.L. & Bus. 1 (2014) Joshua Blank (NYU),…
  • May 21

    Merritt: Compliance Jobs And Law School Reform

    Merritt: Compliance Jobs And Law School Reform
    Deborah Jones Merritt (Ohio State), Campbell on Compliance: Compliance is one of the 'hot" alternative jobs that law schools are promoting for their graduates. Much of this discussion, unfortunately, pays little heed to the nature of…
  • May 21

    Todres: Tax Shelters And Tax Malpractice

    Todres: Tax Shelters And Tax Malpractice
    Jacob L. Todres (St. John's), Bad Tax Shelters -- Accountability or the Lack Thereof: Ten Years of Tax Malpractice, 66 Baylor L. Rev. 602 (2014): In the 1990’s and early 2000’s the tax landscape in the United States was overrun by an…
Rank this Week: 4

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 21

    "El Chino Antrax" Pleads Guilty in San Diego

    "El Chino Antrax" Pleads Guilty in San Diego
    Jose Rodrigo Arechiga-Gamboa, aka "El Chino Antrax", the young, flashy alleged "sicario" for Sinaloa (Zambada faction) and logistics coordinator (El Chapo Guzman), pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in San Diego to conspiracy to import…
  • May 20

    Rand Paul Ends 10 Hour "Filibuster"

    Rand Paul Ends 10 Hour "Filibuster"
    Rand Paul has ended his 10 hour "filibuster" over the renewal of the Patriot Act. Among his main points: "We're using the Patriot Act to put [drug offenders] in prison." "The presumption of innocence is an incredibly important doctrine…
  • May 20

    Letterman Signs Off

    Letterman Signs Off
    Sometimes you don't know what you got till it's gone. That's how I feel about David Letterman. I didn't watch him often, but when I did, I enjoyed him and his show, and I'm sorry he's leaving. His quirkiness and... [[ This is a content…
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 7

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015
    This is Once Fallen's video and commentary on the Rally In Tally, a collaborative effort between various organizations within the Anti-Registry Movement (ARM). The purpose of the rally was to bring a bold message to one of the strongholds of…
  • May 7

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach
    A couple in Florida is facing fifteen years in prison after they were caught having sex on a public beach. The incident happened at Bradenton Beach and apparently there was a number of witnesses including children. Ana Kasparian and Cenk…
  • Apr 22

    Sentence Extended

    Sentence Extended
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By No Chance: I was sentenced to 8 months for "Sexual Assault of a Child" 15 years ago. Since then I have had many people give me a chance.…
Rank this Week: 6

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 21

    Contractor and Bookkeeper Sent to Prison for Ripping Off Borrower

    Contractor and Bookkeeper Sent to Prison for Ripping Off Borrower
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Paxton Jeffrey Anderson, 44, Montevideo, Minnesota, and Joseph John Plany, 42, Hutto, Texas, were sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Susan R. Bolton to eight years and four years in prison, respectively, and ordered…
  • May 21

    Real Estate Investor Admits Rigging Bids at Foreclosure Auction

    Real Estate Investor Admits Rigging Bids at Foreclosure Auction
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Eric Hulsman, a Georgia real estate investor, pleaded guilty to his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Georgia. Felony charges against the defendant were…
  • May 21

    Real Estate Agent Sent to Prison for Straw Buyer Scam

    Real Estate Agent Sent to Prison for Straw Buyer Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Arlene Jeanette Mojardin, 32, Bakersfield, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge Anthony W. Ishii to two years and six months in prison for conspiring to commit bank fraud, mail fraud, and wire fraud,…
Rank this Week: 7

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • May 21

    Adams on Canadian Constitutional Identitie

    Adams on Canadian Constitutional Identitie
    Eric M. Adams (University of Alberta - Faculty of Law) has posted Canadian Constitutional Identities (38:2 Dalhousie Law Journal, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Constitutions are stories nations tell about themselves.…
  • May 21

    Rogers on the Social Costs of Über

    Rogers on the Social Costs of Über
    Brishen Rogers (Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law) has posted The Social Costs of Uber (University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The rise of the car-sharing company Uber will likely have…
  • May 21

    Bezemek on Kelsenian Interpretive Theory

    Bezemek on Kelsenian Interpretive Theory
    Christoph Bezemek (IOER) has posted Pure Formalism? Kelsenian Interpretative Theory between Textualism and Realism (Forthcoming in Telman (ed) Kelsen in America) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Positivist theory, to state the obvious, is not…
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/
  • May 21

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) R v James Lee [2015] EWCA Crim 851 (20 May 2015) Karrar & Ors v R. [2015] EWCA Crim 850 (19 May 2015) Kelly v R [2015] EWCA Crim 817 (15 May 2015) RG v R. [2015] EWCA Crim 715 (01 May 2015) Lawson, R. v…
  • May 21

    Part 36 penalties in detailed costs assessments – Zenith PI Blog

    Part 36 penalties in detailed costs assessments – Zenith PI Blog
    ‘This matter was an appeal from a senior cost Judge refusing to award an additional amount under CPR 36.14(3) (d) on a detailed assessment of costs. The law with which this judgement is concerned is CPR 36 as it was prior to its…
  • May 21

    Pianist James Rhodes can publish child abuse memoir – BBC New

    Pianist James Rhodes can publish child abuse memoir – BBC New
    ‘A concert pianist has won a legal battle to publish an autobiographical book giving details of sexual abuse he experienced as a child.’ Full story BBC News, 20th May 2015 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
Rank this Week: 9

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
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/
  • May 21

    Nebraska lawmakers approve bill abolishing death penalty

    Nebraska lawmakers approve bill abolishing death penalty
    Nebraska lawmakers voted 32-15 Wednesday to approve a bill [LB 268 materials] abolishing the death penalty. Earlier in April Nebraska lawmakers voted 30-13 in favor [JURIST report] of the legislation to repeal the death penalty and replace it…
  • May 21

    Louisiana governor issues executive order after religious objections bill defeated

    Louisiana governor issues executive order after religious objections bill defeated
    [JURIST] Louisiana legislatures on Tuesday rejected a religious objections bill that was pushed by Governor Bobby Jindal [official website]. A House legal committee voted 10-2 [AP report] to kill the bill, ending weeks of serious debate.…
  • May 21

    Virgin Islands top court permits second-parent adoptions by same-sex couple

    Virgin Islands top court permits second-parent adoptions by same-sex couple
    The Supreme Court of the US Virgin Islands [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Wednesday that second-parent adoptions by same-sex couples are permitted under Virgin Islands law. The children’s fathers are anonymous sperm donors who…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 12

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 13

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: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 21

    Examining what qualifies as an LWOP sentence for purposes of Graham and Miller

    Examining what qualifies as an LWOP sentence for purposes of Graham and Miller
    This new piece at The Marshall Project, headlined "Life Expectancy: How many years make a life sentence for a teenager?," spotlights an Eighth Amendment issue that has been engaging lower courts in the five years since SCOTUS in…
  • May 21

    "How America Overdosed on Drug Courts"

    "How America Overdosed on Drug Courts"
    The title of this post is the headline of this lengthy and critical analysis of the modern drug courts movement appearing in the Pacific Standard magazine. The subheadling highlights its main themes: "Hailed as the most compassionate way…
  • May 21

    After Boston bomber's condemnation in liberal Massachusetts, is the death penalty really "withering away"?

    After Boston bomber's condemnation in liberal Massachusetts, is the death penalty really "withering away"?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this lengthy new commentary by George Will carrying the headline "Capital punishment’s slow death." Here is the full commentary, which claims to be making a "conservative…
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 21

    Let’s Have A ‘PEP’ Talk: Is this S-Comm 2.0?

    Let’s Have A ‘PEP’ Talk: Is this S-Comm 2.0?
    Guest blogger: Gabriela Mendez, second-year law student, University of San Francisco The “Secure Communities” program (S-Comm) was piloted in 2008 with 14 jurisdictions under the Bush administration and by 2013 was rapidly expanded to…
  • May 21

    London Conference on Tax Citizenship and Income Shifting

    London Conference on Tax Citizenship and Income Shifting
    Paul Caron over at TaxProf has pointed out that the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Norwegian Center of Taxation, and University of Notre Dame are hosting a two day multidisciplinary international taxation conference on…
  • May 21

    Empty Benches: Underfunding of Immigration Courts Undermines Justice

    Empty Benches: Underfunding of Immigration Courts Undermines Justice
    Today, the American Immigration Council releases Empty Benches: Underfunding of Immigration Courts Undermines Justice. Among many longstanding problems plaguing the U.S. immigration system is the shortage of immigration judges. Over the past…
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 19

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • May 21

    The 2015 Marco Biagi Award

    The 2015 Marco Biagi Award
    The winner of the 2015 Marco Biagi Award is Uladzislau Belavusau (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands) for a paper entitled A Penalty Card for Homophobia from EU Labor Law: Comment on Asociaţia ACCEPT (C-81/12). In the paper, the…
  • May 20

    AALS Call for Papers - Local Laboratories of Workplace Regulation

    AALS Call for Papers - Local Laboratories of Workplace Regulation
    The Executive Committee of the AALS Labor Relations and Employment Law Section is seeking abstracts for papers to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting in New York, NY. The section program is entitled: Local Laboratories of Workplace…
  • May 19

    Critical New Scholarship

    Critical New Scholarship
    I haven't done a great job recently of keeping up with important scholarship in our field, but three articles posted over the last several weeks have particularly caught my attention: Catherine Fisk (U.C.-Irvine) and Jessica Rutter (NLRB…
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 21

    Wal-Mart Heirs Lose $5.7 Billion In A Day

    Wal-Mart Heirs Lose $5.7 Billion In A Day
    Four Wal-Mart heirs collectively lost $5.7 Billion when the company posted first-quarter earnings that fell below the estimates made by analysts. Wal-Mart’s shares have fallen by 11% this year resulting in $14 billion in combined losses for…
  • May 21

    Connecticut Attorney Arrested On Accusations Of Embezzling $1.8 Million

    Connecticut Attorney Arrested On Accusations Of Embezzling $1.8 Million
    A Connecticut attorney has recently been arrested on accusations that he embezzled $1.8 million from the estate Miriam S. Strong. Peter M. Clark was removed from his position as co-executor of Strong’s estate back in March when $1.8 million…
  • May 21

    The Right to Die Debate Is Heating Up In California

    The Right to Die Debate Is Heating Up In California
    In California there is a pending lawsuit and a Senate bill over the right to die issue. The lawsuit challenges California Penal Code section 401 which imposes a felony on those who "deliberately aid or advise or encourage another to...
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/
  • May 21

    Northwestern Law Searle Center Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economic

    Northwestern Law Searle Center Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economic
    Northwestern Law Searle Center Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economics Thursday, June 18, 2014-Friday, June 19, 2014. Northwestern University School of Law. Wieboldt Hall, 340 E. Superior Street, Chicago, IL, 60611 The Searle Center…
  • May 21

    The Antitrust Division’s Devaluation of Standard-Essential Patent

    The Antitrust Division’s Devaluation of Standard-Essential Patent
    Greg Sidak, Criterion Economics and Tilburg Law has written on The Antitrust Division’s Devaluation of Standard-Essential Patents. ABSTRACT: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a standard-setting organization…
  • May 21

    Recognizing the Limits of Antitrust: The Roberts Court Versus the Enforcement Agencie

    Recognizing the Limits of Antitrust: The Roberts Court Versus the Enforcement Agencie
    Thomas A. Lambert, University of Missouri - School of Law and Alden F. Abbott, Heritage are Recognizing the Limits of Antitrust: The Roberts Court Versus the Enforcement Agencies. As Judge Frank Easterbrook famously explained three decades…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    DC Circuit Denies En Banc Review of Priests For Life ACA Contraceptive Mandate Challenge

    DC Circuit Denies En Banc Review of Priests For Life ACA Contraceptive Mandate Challenge
    Yesterday in Priests for Life v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, (DC Cir., May 20, 2015), the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied a petition for rehearing en banc. In the case, a 3-judge panel upheld the Obama…
  • May 21

    Some Recent Congressional Actions of Interest

    Some Recent Congressional Actions of Interest
    On April 15, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1314, a bill that would amend the Internal Revenue Code to assure the right to an administrative appeal for non-profit organizations that are denied tax-exempt status by the IRS.…
  • May 20

    Louisiana Governor Issues Executive Order Protecting Traditional Marriage Advocate

    Louisiana Governor Issues Executive Order Protecting Traditional Marriage Advocate
    After a committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives effectively killed the proposed Marriage and Conscience Act yesterday (New Orleans Times Picayune), Governor Bobby Jindahl issued Executive Order BJ 15-8  (May 19,…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 21

    Class certifcation in Alabama SSM litigation

    Class certifcation in Alabama SSM litigation
    Judge Callie Granade of the Southern District of Alabama took a giant step towards establishing marriage equality throughout Alabama. Judge Granade finally granted the motion for class certification in Strawser. She certified a plaintiff…
  • May 21

    Part 2: Rule 23 and the Class Action – To Amend or Not to Amend?

    Part 2: Rule 23 and the Class Action – To Amend or Not to Amend?
    As I posted last week, the Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure is taking up Rule 23—the class action rule. I summarized three of the class action subcommittee’s conceptual sketches last week. Today, I will cover the…
  • May 20

    A Few Surprises in San Francisco v. Sheehan

    A Few Surprises in San Francisco v. Sheehan
    This week, the Court decided San Francisco v. Sheehan, which involved a confrontation between police and a mentally ill woman whom they repeatedly shot. The assumed facts are a bit harrowing—the plaintiff had chased two officers out of her…
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

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
  • May 20

    Protecting Fundamental Rights in the European Union—Trier, Germany

    Protecting Fundamental Rights in the European Union—Trier, Germany
    The Academy of European Law (ERA) will be presenting Protecting Fundamental Rights in the European Union—Tools, Challenges and Way Forward on June 18-19, 2015.   The aim of this conference is to analyse…
  • May 20

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars’ Conference—Coral Gables, FL

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars’ Conference—Coral Gables, FL
    The University of Miami School of Law hosts the 2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars’ Conference on June 11-12, 2015. This biennial conference aims to create a space for junior law teachers...
  • May 20

    Antitrust and the 2016 Presidential Election—Washington, D.C.

    Antitrust and the 2016 Presidential Election—Washington, D.C.
    The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) holds its 16th Annual Conference, Antitrust and the 2016 Presidential Election, on June 18, 2015. The event is part of AAI’s larger effort to formulate...
Rank this Week: 26

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: 27

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 21

    Web Site Accessibility Standards in Ontario

    Web Site Accessibility Standards in Ontario
    The Regulation on Integrated Accessibility Standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) provides, in s. 14, that ‘large organizations’ ‘shall meet the requirements of this section in…
  • May 21

    You Can Vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    You Can Vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    Members of the public have until Friday, June 5 at 11:59 p.m. to vote online for the winner of the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. The prize, which is sponsored by ABA Journal and the University of Alabama School of Law, is intended…
  • May 21

    When Unions Fight

    When Unions Fight
    Headlines get made when employers and unions wage labour war. Teachers fighting provinces, police officers fighting cities and postal workers fighting Canada Post all make for great news. Inter-union fighting makes less noise but is also…
Rank this Week: 28

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Colourless Copaxone in the clear: Teva's synthesis patents held to be (mostly) valid

    Colourless Copaxone in the clear: Teva's synthesis patents held to be (mostly) valid
    Glatiramer acetate in actionIn the patent world, there are some cases that just keep on giving.  One such is the continuing litigation between Synthon and Teva over Copaxone (glatiramer acetate), which is a treatment for multiple…
  • May 21

    EPO revises proposals for renewal fees for Unitary Patents - but does it really make any difference?

    EPO revises proposals for renewal fees for Unitary Patents - but does it really make any difference?
    A couple of months ago Merpel reported on the first proposal presented by the President of the European Patent Office to the Select Committee of the Administrative Council concerning the level of renewal fees for the Unitary Patent.This…
  • May 21

    Thursday thingie

    Thursday thingie
    Every Kat's nightmare: the dreadedThree Pekes Challenge ...The name of Haydn Gush is unknown to most readers of this blog, but he is part of our IP ecosystem, being one of those "behind the scenes" folk who work so hard to help arrange IP…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 21

    Relist Watch

    Relist Watch
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases. Well readers, it’s come and gone. This week’s Mad Men finale signified “the end of an era,” and was, depending on your point of view, ironic, clever, pat, ambiguous,…
  • May 21

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 21

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 21
    At its Conference on May 21, 2015, the Court will consider petitions seeking review of issues such as the constitutionality of the University of Texas at Austin’s consideration of race in its undergraduate admissions process, pretrial…
  • May 21

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Monday’s decision in City and County of San Francisco v. Sheehan, in which the Court held that two police officers who shot a mentally disabled woman whom they were trying to arrest are entitled to qualified immunity, continues to…
Rank this Week: 30

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: 31

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 21

    The City Energy Efficiency Scorecard

    The City Energy Efficiency Scorecard
    “Mayors and local lawmakers in America’s largest cities continue to take innovative steps to lower energy costs for consumers and businesses, increase their resilience, and reduce pollution through increased energy efficiency,…
  • May 21

    Tweets now appear in Goggle mobile search result

    Tweets now appear in Goggle mobile search result
    Via Twitter Blog – “We’re excited to team up with Google to bring Twitter’s unique, real-time content to Google’s search results. Starting today, U.S. users searching in English will see relevant Tweets in their…
  • May 21

    Improving job quality and reducing gender gaps are essential to tackling growing inequality

    Improving job quality and reducing gender gaps are essential to tackling growing inequality
    “Income inequality has reached record highs in most OECD countries and remains at even higher levels in many emerging economies. The richest 10 per cent of the population in the OECD now earn 9.6 times the income of the poorest 10 per…
Rank this Week: 32

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!
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New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
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Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Is the doctoral thesis obsolete?

    Is the doctoral thesis obsolete?
    Interesting item from the UK, with a particular focus on the dissertation options at Oxford Philosophy. (Thanks to Mark van Atten for the pointer.)
  • May 21

    Capitalism and culture

    Capitalism and culture
    An undergraduate student writes: You've linked to two articles by Todd Gitlin recently. Both indicate troubling characteristics of college students that are possibly (at least in part) attributable to the influence that capitalism exerts on…
  • May 21

    "Marx, Law, Ideology, Legal Positivism"

    "Marx, Law, Ideology, Legal Positivism"
    The published version, for those who are interested.
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Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • May 21

    Why empowering consumers won’t (by itself) stop privacy breache

    Why empowering consumers won’t (by itself) stop privacy breache
    Thanks to CoOp for inviting me to guest blog once again. As with my other academic contributions, the views expressed here are my own and don’t necessarily reflect those of my employers past or present. — Who bears the costs…
  • May 20

    As Yankees Fail to Pay A-Rod When Due, Is Settlement On Brew?

    As Yankees Fail to Pay A-Rod When Due, Is Settlement On Brew?
     Alex Rodriquez roamed Washington DC’s power corridors Wednesday (pictured), while his agents back home in New York drafted grievance papers against the Yankees for nonpayment of $6 million, due Friday.[i] A-Rod claims the sum…
  • May 20

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 05.20.15

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 05.20.15
    LAW AND POPULAR CULTURE IN LEGAL EDUCATION The Spring 2015 issue of the New Mexico Law Review is devoted to the TV show Breaking Bad. Here’s a link to the issue’s intriguing contents, which includes such articles as Max…
Rank this Week: 36

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • May 21

    President Renominates Jessica Rosenworcel To FCC

    President Renominates Jessica Rosenworcel To FCC
    President Obama has re-nominated Jessica Rosenworcel to the Federal Communications Commission. Links to FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's statement, Commissioner Clyburn's statement, Commissioner Pai's statement, Commissioner O'Rielly's statement,…
  • May 21

    Paid Advertising, Editorial Content, and Freedom of the Pre

    Paid Advertising, Editorial Content, and Freedom of the Pre
    Lili Levi, University of Miami School of Law, has published A 'Faustian Pact'?: Native Advertising and the Future of the Press. Here is the abstract. As technology undermines the economic model supporting the traditional press, news…
  • May 20

    The Relationship Between Privacy and Speech

    The Relationship Between Privacy and Speech
    Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., University of Alabama School of Law, has published Bringing Meiklejohn to Privacy: On the Essential Complementarity of Privacy and Speech in Information and Law in Transition 243 (Anna-Sara Lind, Inger Osterdahl,…
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Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • May 21

    Google running real-time tweets by lawyer name and tag

    Google running real-time tweets by lawyer name and tag
    Twitter is teaming up with Google to bring Twitter’s real-time content to Google’s search results. As Twitter’s Jana Messerschmidt (@janamal), VP Global Business Development & Platform announced a couple days…
  • May 21

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: ACA Contraceptive Mandate, Carbon Nanotubes, Fracking 2.0

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: ACA Contraceptive Mandate, Carbon Nanotubes, Fracking 2.0
    It’s always great to hear how we’ve helped lawyers, particularly the ones who have blogged on the network for a while—and that’s what we have today as Zosha profiles Christine Kingston in this week’s LXBN Leaders…
  • May 20

    Looking good?

    Looking good?
    Is it really coming to this? Running your Internet profile picture through an app to determine how competent and influential you are viewed as a lawyer? Josh King, general counsel for Avvo, shared word of “PhotoFeeler,” an app he…
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Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • May 21

    "Lawyers circling lawyers in frenzied Facebook ownership flap"

    "Lawyers circling lawyers in frenzied Facebook ownership flap"
    Story at ArsTechnica. Excerpt: A New York state judge earlier this month decided that as many as nine lawyers from various high-profile law firms who represented Ceglia must defend Zuckerberg's lawsuit. That decision came weeks before a…
  • May 20

    Judges May “Encourage” Pro Bono Legal Service

    Judges May “Encourage” Pro Bono Legal Service
    [This post is from Ray McKoski.] Today, the ABA issued Formal Opinion 470 advising that a judge may author a letter encouraging lawyers to participate in pro bono legal service programs. While the casual observer might not see an issue...
  • May 18

    Private law firm's use of AG's letterhead presents question of fact under debt collection law

    Private law firm's use of AG's letterhead presents question of fact under debt collection law
    In a case where a law firm's use of the state Attorney General's letterhead was allegedly a violation of debt collection laws, the Sixth Circuit has reversed the trial court's summary judgment for the law firm and has sent the...
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 20

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law
    In an article in the most recent volume of the Virginia Journal of International Law (http://www.vjil.org/articles/when-are-international-crimes-just-cause-for-war), I explore the relationship between the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP)…
  • May 20

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome back previous IntLawGrrls contributor Margaret M. deGuzman. Meg is associate professor of law at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, where she teaches criminal law,…
  • May 19

    Why international law matters in outer space – Part 2: because, military!

    Why international law matters in outer space – Part 2: because, military!
    In the first part of this blog post yesterday, I described the extent to which we are dependent on space technologies for our daily activities, and the role of international law.  But what about military activities? Right from the…
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Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • May 12

    Link to Firefox 38 Without DRM

    Link to Firefox 38 Without DRM
    Keep DRM off your computer. Firefox updated to version 38 today, and it comes with DRM built in (without which, I’m told, you can’t watch Neflix). The link above is to the US-English version of Firefox. Here’s the…
  • May 7

    A New Online Dating Scam

    A New Online Dating Scam
    Bentham’s Gaze: We identified three types of scams happening on [Chinese dating site] Jiayuan. … Another interesting type of scams that we identified are what we call dates for profit. In this scheme, attractive young ladies are…
  • May 5

    Self-Licking Ice Cream Cone

    Self-Licking Ice Cream Cone
    Naked Capitalism brings you the debate. Is a SLICC better understood as A military doctrine or political process that appears to exist in order to justify its own existence, often producing irrelevant indicators of its own success. or…
Rank this Week: 41

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • May 20

    New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Site

    New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Site
    A critical vulnerability has been uncovered by security researchers. The post New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Sites appeared first on WIRED.
  • May 20

    Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversation

    Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversation
    Pranksters are planting recorders around New York city, retrieving the tapes, and embedding the resulting audio on their website. The post Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversations appeared…
  • May 18

    Ahead of Sentencing, Ulbricht Defense Argues Silk Road Made Drug Use Safer

    Ahead of Sentencing, Ulbricht Defense Argues Silk Road Made Drug Use Safer
    Just two weeks before his sentencing, Ross Ulbricht's defense has asked a judge to consider the ethical benefits of Silk Road’s organized, non-violent drug sales. The post Ahead of Sentencing, Ulbricht Defense Argues Silk Road Made Drug…
Rank this Week: 42

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 11

    New 4th Circuit Opinion | Did Doctor Lie for Disability Policy?

    New 4th Circuit Opinion | Did Doctor Lie for Disability Policy?
    The Fourth Circuit decided an interesting case that addresses an interesting insurance law questions while also touching on another issue that vexes medical malpractice lawyers in Maryland.  The 4th Circuit overruled a great judge,…
  • May 5

    The Only Way to Get More Than the Insurance Policy in an Accident Case

    The Only Way to Get More Than the Insurance Policy in an Accident Case
    What boggles peoples minds is the fact that a large number of Maryland car accidents that lead to death and disability settle for $100,000 or less.  Some settle for $30,000 in case where the liability is clear or even if the defendant…
  • Apr 15

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study
    A new study on emergency room malpractice was released today that looks at why ER doctors are so frequently sued in misdiagnosis claims. The study was conducted by The Doctors Company, which is a big insured of doctors, hospitals and…
Rank this Week: 43

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • May 20

    Canadian Piracy Rates Plummet as Industry Points to Effectiveness of Copyright Notice-and-Notice System

    Canadian Piracy Rates Plummet as Industry Points to Effectiveness of Copyright Notice-and-Notice System
    Canada's copyright notice-and-notice system took effect earlier this year, leading to thousands of notifications being forwarded by Internet providers to their subscribers. Groups such as the Canadian Recording Industry Association argued…
  • May 19

    Missing the Target: Why Does Canada Still Lack a Coherent Broadband Goal?

    Missing the Target: Why Does Canada Still Lack a Coherent Broadband Goal?
    The foundation of any national digital policy is affordable high-speed Internet access. Given the importance of the Internet to education, culture, commerce, and political participation, most countries have established ambitious targets to…
  • May 19

    Why Does Canada Still Lack a Coherent Broadband Target?

    Why Does Canada Still Lack a Coherent Broadband Target?
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on May 16, 2015 as Why is Canada Lagging Behind With Its Broadband Goals? The foundation of any national digital policy is affordable high-speed Internet access. Given the importance of the Internet to education,…
Rank this Week: 44

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • May 7

    Speaking notes: The future of tech and peacekeeping, re:publica 2015

    Speaking notes: The future of tech and peacekeeping, re:publica 2015
    Invited by ZIF – Center for International Peace Operations and representing the ICT4Peace Foundation, I spoke today at re:publica15 in Berlin, Germany on the future of peacekeeping and technology. The session this morning had…
  • Apr 6

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian
    Nalaka Gunewardene has an interesting article on smart cities published on Scidev.net, in which he makes the case our cities today are just too unhealthy and that the advent of smart cities will “enhance feedback loops within the…
  • Mar 29

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT
    The following note was penned to the co-ordinator of the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV), who asked me to go into some detail around the information security, gathering, archival and dissemination strategies I conceptualised…
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