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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

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 24

    Rudy Giuliani's Glass House

    Rudy Giuliani's Glass House
    The Washington Post has a good editorial today on Rudy Giuliani's baseless attack on Hillary's health. Shorter version: People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. It points to different parts of his speech at the RNC that could... [[…
  • Aug 24

    Wednesday Open Thread:

    Wednesday Open Thread:
    Busy work day. Turkey has taken over Jarabulus in Syria. The U.S. aided the effort with airstrikes. According to Twitter analysts, ISIS had already gone, so there wasn't much of a fight. More like they turned the town over. Still, …
  • Aug 21

    Sunday Night Open Thread

    Sunday Night Open Thread
    The Olympics are closing tonight. I liked the women's gymnastics but really didn't care for the constant and annoying chatter by the female anchors, or the hyperventilating male anchors (on swimming) on NBC, so I didn't watch much else... [[…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment

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

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release

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

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea
    Bryan D’Antonio, 50, Brea, California, pled guilty one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud related to his role as the owner and operator of a multi-million dollar fraudulent mortgage modification scheme that posed as…
Rank this Week: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 24

    Hemel And Maynard Push Boundaries Of Equity In Ohio State Tax Workshop

    Hemel And Maynard Push Boundaries Of Equity In Ohio State Tax Workshop
    Stephanie Hoffer (Ohio State), Hemel and Maynard Push Boundaries of Equity in Recent Workshops: As part of its summer workshop series, Ohio State’s Moritz College of Law invites junior scholars to present works-in-progress. This summer, we…
  • Aug 24

    Treasury Department White Paper:The European Commission And Transfer Pricing

    Treasury Department White Paper:The European Commission And Transfer Pricing
    U.S. Department of the Treasury White Paper, The European Commission's Recent State Aid Investigations of Transfer Pricing Rulings (Aug. 24, 2016): The U.S. Department of the Treasury (“U.S. Treasury Department”) shares the European…
  • Aug 24

    Congressional Staffer Charged With Failure To File Tax Returns On $170,000 Salary For Five Year

    Congressional Staffer Charged With Failure To File Tax Returns On $170,000 Salary For Five Year
    Department of Justice Press Release, Congressional Staffer Charged with Failure to File Tax Returns for Five Years: A congressional staffer was charged yesterday with five counts of willfully failing to file a tax return, announced Principal…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

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

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

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

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

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

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 7

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: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

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

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 24

    Green on Candor in Criminal Advocacy

    Green on Candor in Criminal Advocacy
    Bruce A. Green (Fordham University School of Law) has posted Candor in Criminal Advocacy (Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1105, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article, in Monroe Freedman’s memory, examines prosecutors' and…
  • Aug 24

    Gragl on Kelsenian Monism

    Gragl on Kelsenian Monism
    Paul Gragl (Queen Mary, University of London) has posted In Defence of Kelsenian Monism: Countering Hart and Raz (Jurisprudence - An International Journal of Legal and Political Thought) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper discusses the…
  • Aug 24

    Farris, Aggerbeck, McNevin, & Sisk on Judicial Citation of Law Review Article

    Farris, Aggerbeck, McNevin, & Sisk on Judicial Citation of Law Review Article
    Nick Farris, Valerie Aggerbeck, Megan McNevin and Gregory C. Sisk (all, University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)) have posted Judicial Impact of Law School Faculties on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This study is a follow-up to...
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Aug 24

    MEET TAMSEN FADAL

    MEET TAMSEN FADAL
    Meet Tamsen Fadal: Advocate, Author, Journalist, PIX11 Anchor, and Host of A Second Helping of Life! Tamsen Fadal is a seven-time Emmy award-winning journalist and author who is an anchor of PIX11 News in New York. With more…
  • Aug 24

    CABBAGE & CHOCOLATE CAKE?

    CABBAGE & CHOCOLATE CAKE?
    It was as bad as it sounds .... And as disgusting as it looks. @ The Brando
  • Aug 24

    THEY GOTCHA GACHI

    THEY GOTCHA GACHI
    Georgia Council for the Hearing-Impaired To Pay $10,000 to Settle EEEOC Retaliation Lawsuit Organization Retaliated Against Employee for Filing EEOC Charge, Federal Agency Said The Georgia Council for the Hearing-Impaired,…
Rank this Week: 11

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 24

    Federal appeals court upholds Ohio early voting cut

    Federal appeals court upholds Ohio early voting cut
    The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit [official website] on Tuesday upheld [opinion, PDF] cuts to early voting in Ohio as well as the elimination of the so-called “Golden Week” in which voters could register and cast their…
  • Aug 24

    Ukraine prosecutors file charges against 18 top Russia official

    Ukraine prosecutors file charges against 18 top Russia official
    [JURIST] Prosecutors in Ukraine on Monday announced charges [Interfax-Ukraine report] against 18 top Russian officials over the annexation of Crimea in March 2014. During a press conference Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko [112 UA profile]…
  • Aug 24

    Bangladesh factory collapse trial postponed

    Bangladesh factory collapse trial postponed
    [JURIST] A Bangladesh court on Tuesday postponed the trial of 18 people facing charges stemming from a 2013 garment factory collapse that resulted in the deaths of more than 1,100 people. Approximately 130 witnesses [Al Jazeera report] were…
Rank this Week: 12

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

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

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Jul 28

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer
      Many people get married but not everyone remains in this situation. Some decide to get a divorce for different reasons – they don’t get along or simply they don’t like being married anymore. No matter the reason,…
  • 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
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/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 24

    Breaking In to Immigration Clinical Teaching

    Breaking In to Immigration Clinical Teaching
    In the past few weeks, several law schools have issued position announcements for teaching positions in immigration clinics. Like many of my colleagues, I have been asked a number of times for advice on how to break in to clinical...
  • Aug 24

    Clinical Teaching Fellowship Opening: Cardozo Law School Immigration Justice Clinic

    Clinical Teaching Fellowship Opening: Cardozo Law School Immigration Justice Clinic
    From Cardozo Law School: "The Cardozo School of Law’s Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic is interested in hiring an attorney as a Clinical Teaching Fellow for an anticipated opening sometime between October 2016 and…
  • Aug 24

    How the ‘System Is Rigged’ Against Unaccompanied Migrant Children

    How the ‘System Is Rigged’ Against Unaccompanied Migrant Children
    In a powerful new piece for Rewire, Tina Vasquez explores the plight of undocumented teens who, fleeing violence in their countries of origin, presented themselves at the border in the hopes of finding safety and asylum in the United…
Rank this Week: 16

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 17

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 24

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: This evening, I will be in Washington, DC watching the Washington Nationals host the Baltimore Orioles, attending the game with a DC-based baseball superfan. As a result, additional posts will appear here on Thursday…
  • Aug 24

    "Victims of attacks in Israel lose U.S. appeal vs Lebanese bank"

    "Victims of attacks in Israel lose U.S. appeal vs Lebanese bank"
    "Victims of attacks in Israel lose U.S. appeal vs Lebanese bank": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
  • Aug 24

    "One sitting judge and two aspiring judges from Kentucky wish to exercise their free-speech rights during this and future judicial elections."

    "One sitting judge and two aspiring judges from Kentucky wish to exercise their free-speech rights during this and future judicial elections."
    "One sitting judge and two aspiring judges from Kentucky wish to exercise their free-speech rights during this and future judicial elections." So begins an opinion that Circuit Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton issued today on behalf of a unanimous…
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Aug 23

    Wharton Financial Regulation Spring Conference Call For Paper

    Wharton Financial Regulation Spring Conference Call For Paper
    I'm putting together a conference with Peter Conti-Brown on the above subject in the spring of 2017, and we thought...
  • Aug 23

    AALS BA: CFP deadline tomorrow!

    AALS BA: CFP deadline tomorrow!
    Call for Papers – Joint Program with the AALS Section on Business Associations and the AALS Section on Comparative Law...
  • Aug 20

    Alabama Hiring, In, Inter Alia, Business Law

    Alabama Hiring, In, Inter Alia, Business Law
    THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF LAW seeks to fill entry-level/junior-lateral tenure-track positions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Candidates must...
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/
  • Aug 23

    NLRB Decides that Gradate Students can be Covered by NLRA

    NLRB Decides that Gradate Students can be Covered by NLRA
    Today, the NLRB issued its long-awaited decision in Columbia University. As expected, the Board--in a 3-1 decision--reversed Brown University (which was just the latest in a number of cases flip-flopping on this issue) to conclude that…
  • Aug 23

    Ontiveros on the Exploitation of High-Skilled Tech Worker

    Ontiveros on the Exploitation of High-Skilled Tech Worker
    Maria Ontiveros (San Francisco) has just posted on SSRN her article (forthcoming BJELL) H-1B Visas, Outsourcing and Body Shops: A Continuum of Exploitation for High Tech Workers. Here's the abstract: This article analyzes the exploitation of…
  • Aug 20

    The Positive Aspects of EEOC v. R.G & G.R. Funeral Home

    The Positive Aspects of EEOC v. R.G & G.R. Funeral Home
    This is a follow-up to Marcia's post immediately below. Christine Duffy (Senior Staff Attorney, ProBono Partnership, photo left) posted a comment to Marcia's post that I found particularly enlightening, so I phoned her yesterday and asked if…
Rank this Week: 20

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 24

    Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firm

    Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firm
    M. E. Bontempi; L. Lambertini; and E. Medeossi examine Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firms. ABSTRACT: Studies about innovation find evidence of a positive relationship between technological advancement…
  • Aug 24

    The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firm

    The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firm
    Sven Heim, Kai Hüschelrath, Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, and Maurizio Strazzeri estimate The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firms. ABSTRACT: We estimate the causal impact of restructuring aid granted by the…
  • Aug 24

    Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S. Manufacturing

    Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S. Manufacturing
    Sharat Ganapati (Dept. of Economics, Yale University) ; Joseph S. Shapiro (Cowles Foundation, Yale University) ; and Reed Walker (University of California, Berkeley, IZA, & NBER) examine Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S.…
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 24

    Article on Incomplete Disposition

    Article on Incomplete Disposition
    Naomi Cahn recently published an Article entitled, Incomplete Dispositions, 73 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. Online 259 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: In Irresolute Testators, Professor Jane Baron provocatively suggests the…
  • Aug 24

    Heir-Location Firm Charged with Conspiring to Allocate Customer

    Heir-Location Firm Charged with Conspiring to Allocate Customer
    In a federal antitrust complaint, an heir-location services firm and its co-owner were charged with conspiring to allocate customers with a competitor. The firm had a 15-year-long streak of allocating customers to co-conspirators “to…
  • Aug 24

    Pills Containing Fentanyl Found at Prince's Estate

    Pills Containing Fentanyl Found at Prince's Estate
    Several of the pills taken from Prince’s estate were counterfeit drugs containing fentanyl, a synthetic opioid more powerful than heroin. Officials say the pills were falsely labeled but are still unsure of how Prince obtained the drugs.…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    British Report On Islamist Extremism In Prison

    British Report On Islamist Extremism In Prison
    On Monday, Britain's Ministry of Justice released a summary of the main findings of a classified report on Islamist extremism in British prisons. (Full text of Summary).  The study of the issue was commissioned last year and the…
  • Aug 24

    Court Enters Findings For Priest As Sanction For SNAP's Refusal To Comply With Discovery Order

    Court Enters Findings For Priest As Sanction For SNAP's Refusal To Comply With Discovery Order
    Last year, St. Louis Catholic priest Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang, who had been charged with abusing a boy, but then had charges dropped, filed a federal lawsuit against a number of defendants, including the boy's parents and the victim…
  • Aug 24

    Catholic School's Firing of Guidance Counselor Over Same-Sex Marriage Remains In Litigation

    Catholic School's Firing of Guidance Counselor Over Same-Sex Marriage Remains In Litigation
    In Drumgoogle v. Paramus Catholic High School, (NJ Super., Aug. 22, 2016), a New Jersey state trial court refused to grant summary judgment to a Catholic high school in a suit by its former dean of guidance who was fired after she…
Rank this Week: 23

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: 24

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 24

    Sound Symbolism, Trademarks, and Consumer Experience

    Sound Symbolism, Trademarks, and Consumer Experience
    A recent tweet from Ed Timberlake brought a new study to my attention. According to the authors of the study, beer tastes better when paired with the right music. (It also works with chocolate, among other foods). Possible applications…
  • Aug 24

    Hear, hear--Blogging Edition

    Hear, hear--Blogging Edition
    An argument for more blogs and blogging and the limits of Twitter.
  • Aug 23

    Inside the agency class action

    Inside the agency class action
    A quick flag for a new article from Michael Sant’Ambrogio (Michigan State) & past-guest Adam Zimmerman (Loyola-LA), Inside the Agency Class Action. This piece builds on some posts Adam wrote here, as well as some reports by the…
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
Rank this Week: 26

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 24

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Honeycutt v. United States 16-142 Issue: Whether 21 U.S.C. § 853(a)(1) mandates joint and several liability among co-conspirators for forfeiture of the reasonably foreseeable proceeds of a drug…
  • Aug 23

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    At Vox, Dylan Matthews contends that the “unfilled vacancy of Antonin Scalia’s seat combined with a Hillary Clinton victory in November could set the Court on a new course.”  At MinnPost, Paul Anderson – a retired…
  • Aug 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: J & K Admin. Mgmt. Services, Inc. v. Robinson 16-95 Issue: Whether an arbitration clause that does not expressly address the availability of class or collective arbitration is sufficient to defer the…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 24

    Of Copyright, Copyleft and the Unique Creative Commons Needs of PLEI

    Of Copyright, Copyleft and the Unique Creative Commons Needs of PLEI
    Unlocking Intellectual Property Last May, Vancouver Foundation, Canada’s largest community foundation, announced it would develop and adopt an open licensing policy. This is a big deal for an organization that spends over…
  • Aug 24

    CRTC Advisory on CASL Consent Record Keeping

    CRTC Advisory on CASL Consent Record Keeping
    The CRTC recently issued a media advisory entitled Enforcement Advisory – Notice for businesses and individuals on how to keep records of consent. It doesn’t add anything new – but reinforces what the CRTC is looking for.…
  • Aug 24

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Teva Canada Limited v. Bank of…
Rank this Week: 29

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Singapore Government launches public consultation on major copyright reform

    Singapore Government launches public consultation on major copyright reform
    Beautiful SingaporeSingapore is currently engaged in a significant reform of its Copyright Act. In this context, yesterday Government launched a public consultation [open until 24 October 2016, 5 pm GMT+8] to seek feedback on proposed…
  • Aug 23

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week

    Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week
    Did the last week of IPKat pass you by? Here is the 110th edition of Never Too Late with what you missed.* Life after Cartier: The future of blocking injunctions – Simmons & Simmons Rapid Response EventKatfriend Jonathan…
  • Aug 23

    New IP law titles: from EU copyright to ISP liability

    New IP law titles: from EU copyright to ISP liability
    For some odd reasons, it seems that many good IP titles are being released at a time of the year when - at least in the Northern hemisphere - the attention for anything that relates to IP is increasingly and acutely…
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/
  • Aug 24

    State and Local Finance Initiative’s State Economic Monitor

    State and Local Finance Initiative’s State Economic Monitor
    Via Urban Institute: “The State and Local Finance Initiative’s State Economic Monitor tracks and analyzes economic and fiscal trends at the state level. Its interactive graphics highlight particular differences across all 50…
  • Aug 24

    Elsevier introduces DataSearch engine

    Elsevier introduces DataSearch engine
    Via Mendeley Blog: “Elsevier takes the next step in making researchers’ lives easier with the new DataSearch engine.  You can search for research data across numerous domains and various types, from a host of domain-specific…
  • Aug 24

    Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Network

    Report and Recommendations: Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Network
    CFPB – “Elder financial exploitation destroys the financial security of millions of older Americans annually. In response to this crisis, hundreds of communities across the United States have created collaborative networks to…
Rank this Week: 32

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 24

    ABA Commission on Future of Legal Services Respond

    ABA Commission on Future of Legal Services Respond
    Two weeks ago I wrote in a post here that I was struck that none of the 28 professionals on the Commission Roster of the ABA’s Commission on Future of Legal Services were technology entrepreneurs who had founded, guided or …
  • Aug 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Louisiana, Twitter, and Brexit.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Louisiana, Twitter, and Brexit.
    On August 23rd, 1991, the public gained access to the world wide web, designed by computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known as CERN. Now here’s Tuesday’s Top 10 in Law…
  • Aug 22

    Maybe I am young at heart

    Maybe I am young at heart
    The New York Times’ Quentin Hardy (@qhardy) reports that people, especially in the 18 to 34 age group, increasingly want to see live events such as the Olympics as they happen, whether on televison or a mobile device.…
Rank this Week: 33

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/
Rank this Week: 34

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 24

    Easy Choices on the Ballot for Aug. 30, 2016

    Easy Choices on the Ballot for Aug. 30, 2016
    There are several easy choices on my ballot (not counting the Circuit Court and County Court judicial elections that I already blogged about). Summary US Congress FL-27: Scott Fuhrman (line 33) State Rep., Dist. 114: Daisy Baez (line 66)…
  • Aug 22

    Yike

    Yike
    New Clinton ad doesn’t mince (Trump’s) words:
  • Aug 22

    Yike

    Yike
    New Clinton ad doesn’t mince (Trump’s) words:
Rank this Week: 35

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/
Rank this Week: 36

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: 37

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
  • Aug 23

    FAN 120 (First Amendment News) Snapshots of David Cole #2: Chipping Away at Citizens United

    FAN 120 (First Amendment News) Snapshots of David Cole #2: Chipping Away at Citizens United
    If Citizens United is overturned, it will be because of the sustained efforts of critics in civil society to critique it, educate the public about why it’s wrong, and show through local initiatives that alternative reforms are possible…
  • Aug 23

    Will, Agency, and the Modern Mind

    Will, Agency, and the Modern Mind
    Susanna Blumenthal’s tour de force Law and the Modern Mind takes readers into the murkiness of the life of the mind and the troubled notion of legal responsibility in situations where men (mostly men) were expected to be rational,…
  • Aug 22

    Have We Lost Our Minds?

    Have We Lost Our Minds?
    As the publication of the new Law and the Modern Mind attests, after a prolonged absence from the world of legal scholarship, the mind is back! And not a moment a too soon. In a political season in which it is a serious question whether one…
Rank this Week: 38

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 24

    O'Connor @ProfSeanOConnor on Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genre

    O'Connor @ProfSeanOConnor on Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genre
    Sean M. O'Connor, University of Washington School of Law, is publishing Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genres in volume 23 of the George Mason Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. This Essay provides…
  • Aug 23

    Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art

    Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art
    Amy Adler, New York University School of Law, is publishing Fair Use and the Future of Art in volume 91 of the New York University Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. Twenty-five years ago, in a seminal article in...
  • Aug 23

    Garon on Television's Early Transformation from Medium To Genre

    Garon on Television's Early Transformation from Medium To Genre
    Jon Garon, Nova College of Law, is publishing Hidden Hands that Shaped the Marketplace of Ideas: Television's Early Transformation from Medium to Genre in volume 19 of the University of Denver Sports and Entertainment Law Journal (2016). Here…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 24

    Introducing OLYMPE: Francophone Feminist Approaches to IL represent!

    Introducing OLYMPE: Francophone Feminist Approaches to IL represent!
    There is obviously no better place than the IntLawGrrls blog to introduce to the anglophone world the first research network for francophone feminist studies in international law, OLYMPE, and its recent first collective publication, released…
  • Aug 24

    Introducing Bérénice K. Schramm

    Introducing Bérénice K. Schramm
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Bérénice K. Schramm as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Bérénice is a Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow. Currently based at SOAS’ Centre…
  • Aug 23

    Welcoming back Indira Rosenthal

    Welcoming back Indira Rosenthal
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Indira Rosenthal back to IntLawGrrls. Indira is an Australian lawyer working in the fields of gender and international human rights, humanitarian and criminal law. She has worked with…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • Aug 5

    Miller & Zois Helps Create New Nursing Home Law in Maryland

    Miller & Zois Helps Create New Nursing Home Law in Maryland
    Our primary focus at Miller & Zois is to further the interest of our clients by maximizing the value of their injury or wrongful death claims.  But it is also an absolute joy when we can be a part of changing Maryland law that helps…
  • Jul 20

    Social Host Drunk Driving in Maryland | New Law

    Social Host Drunk Driving in Maryland | New Law
    I’ve complained to you (all 14 of you) for years about Maryland’s ridiculous refusal to adopt dram shop laws.  Enforcement of dram shop laws would allow lawsuits against bars and restaurants who knowingly serve drunk…
  • Jun 20

    Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits 2016

    Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits 2016
    Here is an interesting look at the first 20 medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Maryland in 2016 with a brief summary of plaintiff’s allegations in the case. Hall v. Genesis Healthcare, LLC (filed on January 4, 2016): This is a bed…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Aug 16

    Canada’s Innovation Strategy Must Stop Tech Troll

    Canada’s Innovation Strategy Must Stop Tech Troll
    Developing a national innovation strategy has been a top priority of Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. Bains has created an expert panel, held meetings across the country, and launched a public…
  • Aug 16

    Ottawa Needs to Combat Abuse of Intellectual Property Right

    Ottawa Needs to Combat Abuse of Intellectual Property Right
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 15, 2016 as Ottawa Needs to Combat Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights Developing a national innovation strategy has been a top priority of Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science…
  • Aug 8

    Government-Backed Study Finds Piracy Fight a Low Priority for Canadian Rights Holder

    Government-Backed Study Finds Piracy Fight a Low Priority for Canadian Rights Holder
    The Canadian government plans to review the state of copyright law next year, but a recent government-commissioned study indicates that fighting piracy is a low priority for rights holders. They prefer to focus on their efforts on generating…
Rank this Week: 43

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    Garlock prevails at the CAFC in Smith case, 2015-1758. WD Missouri reversed.

    Garlock prevails at the CAFC in Smith case, 2015-1758. WD Missouri reversed.
    Garlock won a reversal of a decision by the Western District of Missouri:This appeal arises from a jury verdict finding GarlockEquipment Company (“Garlock”) liable for infringementof the asserted claims of U.S. Patent No.…
  • Aug 22

    The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, accused of plagiarism while in law school

    The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, accused of plagiarism while in law school
    As reported by the New York Times, and others, Carmen Aristegui has written a report suggesting thatthe current Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, plagiarized work while a law school student.The Times article observed:The…
  • Aug 18

    TenSec prevails at CAFC in appeal against Adobe

    TenSec prevails at CAFC in appeal against Adobe
    From the decisionTecSec, Inc. (“TecSec”) challenges certain claimconstruction rulings and appeals from a grant of summaryjudgment of non-infringement by Adobe Systems, Inc.(“Adobe”) of TecSec’s U.S. Patents…
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
  • Aug 16

    Whatsapp during a live protest

    Whatsapp during a live protest
    Not for the first time, I relied very heavily on WhatsApp in covering the Different Yet Equal vigil in Colombo, and the resulting drama. Updates sent to the Groundviews WhatsApp group (which at the time of writing this has over one hundred…
  • Aug 16

    Sinhale’s crisis of legitimacy

    Sinhale’s crisis of legitimacy
    Though this poster is very easily debunked, the intent is clear. It is not just aimed at discrediting those who organised the vigil. The purpose it serves is larger and holds currency for longer. The intent here is to mislead and spread hate…
  • Aug 12

    Government Information Centre as portal for Right to Information in Sri Lanka

    Government Information Centre as portal for Right to Information in Sri Lanka
    I was recently asked for my input to a submission to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) process around Sri Lanka’s Right to Information (RTI) framework. In the course of my research, I revisited the Government’s 1919 call…
Rank this Week: 45