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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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 2

    Cashing In on Pablo Escobar's Death

    Cashing In on Pablo Escobar's Death
    It was 23 years ago today that Pablo Escobar was assassinated on a rooftop in Medellin, Colombia. Ex-DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena, who served as consultants to the series Narcos, are still cashing in, now embarking on a world…
  • Dec 2

    New Europol Report on ISIS Warns of More Attacks in Europe

    New Europol Report on ISIS Warns of More Attacks in Europe
    Europol's counter-terrorism unit ECTC has released a new report on the changing tactics of ISIS. The report is called Changes in Modus Operandi of IS revisited and is available here. Among the key findings: [More...] In addition to…
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/
  • Dec 2

    Which Biglaw Firms Have The Biggest And Best 401(k) Plans?

    Which Biglaw Firms Have The Biggest And Best 401(k) Plans?
    One firm -- guess which one -- has a plan with an average account balance of $2.1 million.
  • Dec 2

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.02.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.02.16
    * Tony Mauro hangs out with Meg Ryan -- no, not the actress, but the SCOTUS clerk and JAG lawyer turned judge and possible Supreme Court nominee. [National Law Journal via How Appealing] * Speaking of SCOTUS, ain't no mountain high enough…
  • Dec 2

    Biglaw Bonus Season Is Here!

    Biglaw Bonus Season Is Here!
    If your firm doesn’t stack up this holiday season, team up with a good recruiter who has his or her finger on the market’s pulse and can help you land a better position.
Rank this Week: 4

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: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 4

    Loyola-Chicago, Mitchell Hamline, And Seton Hall Offer Weekend J.D. Program

    Loyola-Chicago, Mitchell Hamline, And Seton Hall Offer Weekend J.D. Program
    Kathleen Boozang (Dean, Seton Hall), Seton Hall Law Offers New Weekend JD Program: Seton Hall Law has always prided itself on making law school accessible to working professionals. Some of our most successful and prestigious alumni attended…
  • Dec 4

    WaPo:Alt-Right Group Has Not Filed Form 990s Due To IRS Error, Allowing Group's Finances To Escape Scrutiny

    WaPo:Alt-Right Group Has Not Filed Form 990s Due To IRS Error, Allowing Group's Finances To Escape Scrutiny
    Washington Post, The Financial Secrecy Behind White-Nationalist Group Known For ‘Hail Trump,’ Nazi Salutes: Richard Spencer, the face of a white-nationalist group that gained notoriety and momentum after Donald Trump’s election, has…
  • Dec 4

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is quite a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads, with a new #1 paper and a new paper debuting on the list at #5: [623 Downloads] Aggressive Tax Planning & the Ethical Tax Lawyer, by Heather M.…
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/
  • Dec 4

    [Will Baude] The only thing wrong with “Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life”

    [Will Baude] The only thing wrong with “Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life”
    That tiny fraction of you who also read my defunct law-school blog may remember my disproportionate enthusiasm for “Gilmore Girls.” (Though it turns out I may not be the only Supreme Court nerd to also be a “Gilmore…
  • Dec 4

    [Ilya Somin] Hollywood and the Constitution

    [Ilya Somin] Hollywood and the Constitution
    As Eugene Volokh notes, Time recently published an article quoting various legal scholars on possible film and TV plots involving constitutional crises: If James Madison were alive today, he might be working as a screenwriter in Hollywood. TV…
  • Dec 3

    [Eugene Volokh] Constitutional plot twist

    [Eugene Volokh] Constitutional plot twist
    Time’s Ryan Teague Beckwith has some interesting ideas for legal plot twists that Hollywood might consider. A sample: Article III, Section 1 Suggested title: Good Behaviour Suggested plot: After her husband dies, a Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 9

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/
  • Dec 4

    BRING HIM TOYS FOR TOTS

    BRING HIM TOYS FOR TOTS
    Assemblyman Cymbrowitz Asks Residents to Help Brighten the Holidays for Needy Kids Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn), in partnership with former Councilman Lew Fidler, Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein and The Be Proud …
  • Dec 4

    HELP THOSE IN NEED

    HELP THOSE IN NEED
    Governor Cuomo Launches Holiday Toy, Coat and School Supply Drive to Benefit New Yorkers in Need Statewide Drive Runs Through December 16 Last week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched a statewide holiday drive to benefit…
  • Dec 2

    IT IS ABOUT GUNS, OR BOURBON WHISKEY?

    IT IS ABOUT GUNS, OR BOURBON WHISKEY?
    American Barrels @ BB&T Center (Sunrise, Fl)
Rank this Week: 10

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 4

    Dellavalle on the Right to Refuge & the Right to Political Identity

    Dellavalle on the Right to Refuge & the Right to Political Identity
    Sergio Dellavalle (University of Turin) has posted Squaring the Circle: How the Right to Refuge Can Be Reconciled with the Right to Political Identity on SSRN. Here is the abstract: From the perspective of the classical dichotomy between the…
  • Dec 4

    Legal Theory Lexicon: It Takes A Theory To Beat A Theory

    Legal Theory Lexicon: It Takes A Theory To Beat A Theory
    Introduction "It takes a theory to beat a theory"--this is surely one of the top ten all-time comments uttered by law professors to one another in those ritual interactions that are called "faculty workshops" or…
  • Dec 3

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Making the Modern Criminal Law" by Farmer

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Making the Modern Criminal Law" by Farmer
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Making the Modern Criminal Law: Civil Order and Criminalization by Lindsay Farmer. Here is a description: The Criminalization series arose from an interdisciplinary investigation into criminalization,…
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/
  • Dec 4

    Egypt top court upholds law restricting protest

    Egypt top court upholds law restricting protest
    Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court [official website] on Saturday upheld a law that effectively bans protests. The law requires individuals seeking to protest to inform the interior ministry, at least three days prior, of any public…
  • Dec 4

    Jill Stein to bring Pennsylvania recount petition to federal court

    Jill Stein to bring Pennsylvania recount petition to federal court
    Green Party [party website] presidential nominee Jill Stein said Sunday that she and her campaign intend to “escalate” her recount efforts in Pennsylvania by bringing a lawsuit in federal court. Stein had filed suit in the state…
  • Dec 4

    Chile court rejects war crimes suit against Israel justice

    Chile court rejects war crimes suit against Israel justice
    A court in Chile on Saturday rejected a war crimes lawsuit filed against three justices on the Israeli Supreme Court [official website] who authorized the construction of a security wall for the Israeli settlements in the West bank. The…
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
  • Dec 2

    Newsworthiness in the Algorithm Age

    Newsworthiness in the Algorithm Age
    Newsworthiness has long been the first line of defense against invasion of privacy tort claims. Publishing private information about someone, like someone’s medical records or phone number, can bring legal liability. But…
  • Dec 2

    AM Roundup: Trump Winnows SCOTUS List

    AM Roundup: Trump Winnows SCOTUS List
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
  • Dec 1

    Ethics Office’s Tweets at Donald Trump Cause a Stir

    Ethics Office’s Tweets at Donald Trump Cause a Stir
    A typically sedate government Twitter account sprang to life Wednesday in the wake of President-elect Donald Trump's announcement that he would exit his family business.
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/
Rank this Week: 16

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    Reince Priebus calls Trump "a Socratic method guy" — "It kind of reminds me of being back in law school."

    Reince Priebus calls Trump "a Socratic method guy" — "It kind of reminds me of being back in law school."
    "He asks a lot of questions, asks questions about questions. And he will keep going until he’s satisfied with the information that he’s getting."That was on "Face the Nation" today, in answer to probing by John Dickerson about…
  • Dec 4

    Finally, snow!

    Finally, snow!
    I took that photo as we got back home after a 3.6-mile walk. The neighborhood looks great in the snow.Talk about anything in the comments.And, please, consider showing some love for this blog by using The Althouse Amazon Portal.
  • Dec 4

    "Saturday Night Live" is struggling to be funny about Trump.

    "Saturday Night Live" is struggling to be funny about Trump.
    This isn't very good, but I laughed out loud twice — once because I like very silly absurd stuff and once because I must be mean:The sketch is about Trump tweeting, and the real Donald Trump tweeted that it wasn't funny:Just tried…
Rank this Week: 17

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Dec 4

    "Supreme Court Gets Involved In Redistricting"

    "Supreme Court Gets Involved In Redistricting"
    "Supreme Court Gets Involved In Redistricting": This audio segment appeared on today's broadcast of NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday."
  • Dec 4

    "Supreme Court to hear government appeal over Brexit powers"

    "Supreme Court to hear government appeal over Brexit powers"
    "Supreme Court to hear government appeal over Brexit powers": BBC News has this report. Michael Holden of Reuters reports that "May's Brexit plans face British Supreme Court test." Shehab Khan of The Independent (UK) has an article…
  • Dec 4

    "For 2 days, Texas Supreme Court judge was known as Juror #6"

    "For 2 days, Texas Supreme Court judge was known as Juror #6"
    "For 2 days, Texas Supreme Court judge was known as Juror #6": Chuck Lindell of The Austin American-Statesman has this report.
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/
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/
  • Nov 30

    Labor, the 2016 Election, and Democrats' Next Move

    Labor, the 2016 Election, and Democrats' Next Move
    Jake Rosenfeld (Wash U. - Sociology) has just posted the essay Labor and Politics: Learning the Right Lessons from 2016 over at onlabor. H argues that the Democratic Party's take-away from the 2016 election results -- that they need to...
  • Nov 29

    Conference Announcement: Collective Bargaining in Higher Ed

    Conference Announcement: Collective Bargaining in Higher Ed
    Friend of the Blog Bill Herbert sends word that registration is now open for the National Center's 44th Annual Conference on March 26-28, 2017 in New York City. The conference keynote speaker is NLRB Chair Mark G. Pearce. The number...
  • Nov 22

    District Court Enjoins New Overtime Salary Threshold (and Basically Holds that Salary-Basis Test is Unlawful)

    District Court Enjoins New Overtime Salary Threshold (and Basically Holds that Salary-Basis Test is Unlawful)
    Today, the Eastern District of Texas just issued a nationwide preliminary injunction barring application of the Department of Labor's (DOL) new minimum salary threshold for overtime exclusions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The decision…
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/
  • Dec 4

    Willard "Fritz" Mueller 1925-2016

    Willard "Fritz" Mueller 1925-2016
    University of Wisconsin Ag Economist Fritz Mueller has passed away. Mueller was a former Director of the Bureau of Economics. He was active in the 2003 FTC History: Bureau of Economics Contributions to Law Enforcement, Research, and Economic…
  • Dec 3

    Lex Machina for Antitrust - very cool

    Lex Machina for Antitrust - very cool
    I have been testing out Lex Machina, which has expanded coverage beyond IP to include antitrust and securities. For those not familiar with Lex Machina, imagine a combination of Westlaw and Pacer on steroids but with an amazing user…
  • Dec 3

    GCR LIVE 6TH ANNUAL ANTITRUST LAW LEADERS FORUM - MIAMI - FRIDAY, 03 FEBRUARY 2017 TO SATURDAY, 04 FEBRUARY 2017 - Registration Open

    GCR LIVE 6TH ANNUAL ANTITRUST LAW LEADERS FORUM - MIAMI - FRIDAY, 03 FEBRUARY 2017 TO SATURDAY, 04 FEBRUARY 2017 - Registration Open
    Register Now GCR LIVE 6TH ANNUAL ANTITRUST LAW LEADERS FORUM - MIAMI FRIDAY, 03 FEBRUARY 2017 TO SATURDAY, 04 FEBRUARY 2017 PROGRAMME Thursday, 2 February 7.00pm - 9.00pm - Welcome reception - Sponsored by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP…
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 4

    Article on the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act

    Article on the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act
    Thomas W. Mitchell recently published an Article entitled, Restoring Hope for Heirs Property Owners: The Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act, State & Local Law News 6 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This Article…
  • Dec 4

    Thomas Edison's Light Bulbs Hit the Auction Block

    Thomas Edison's Light Bulbs Hit the Auction Block
    If you want to get your hands on some electric relics, Heritage Auction is auctioning off five 19th century light bulbs and a socket. Edison Electric used the memorabilia in lawsuits against companies that Thomas Edison claimed were copying…
  • Dec 3

    Forbes Top-Earning Dead Celebrities of 2016

    Forbes Top-Earning Dead Celebrities of 2016
    While an unusual amount of celebrities have passed away this year, Michael Jackson tops Forbes list of top-earning dead celebrities in 2016 with the March sale of his half of Sony/ATV music publishing catalog for $750 million. Jackson’s…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Mikell v. Sibanda, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 163345 (WD PA, Nov. 28, 2016), a Pennsylvania federal magistrate judge dismissed a Muslim inmate's complaint that he did not receive Ramadan meals in 2012 even though he was on the Ramadan…
  • Dec 4

    Britain's Equality Commission Publishes New Study On Religion In the Workplace

    Britain's Equality Commission Publishes New Study On Religion In the Workplace
    On Friday, Britain's Equality and Human Rights Commission announced the publication of a lengthy new study titled Religion or Belief: Is the Law Working?. The report focuses on four questions: Is the legal approach to defining a religion…
  • Dec 3

    Satanic Temple Will Challenge Texas' New Fetal Remains Rule

    Satanic Temple Will Challenge Texas' New Fetal Remains Rule
    As reported yesterday by Jezebel, the Satanic Temple says that it plans to challenge Texas' new rules requiring burial or cremation of fetal remains as a violation of its members' rights under the Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act.…
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/
  • Dec 4

    Football rules question

    Football rules question
    I am a week late to this question about the end of last week's Ravens-Bengals game. Quick reminder: The Ravens lined up to punt from their own 22, with 11 seconds left. The punter took the snap and danced around with the ball, while his…
  • Dec 2

    Pedagogy and the Election

    Pedagogy and the Election
    With my last post this election cycle, I wanted to do two things: first, to say thank you to Howard for the invitation and to my fellow contributors for their insights; and, second, to describe one important step that my colleagues at the…
  • Dec 2

    Facebook’s Fake News Crisis and Social Media Echo Chamber

    Facebook’s Fake News Crisis and Social Media Echo Chamber
    This week I wrapped up my Torts course with a discussion of products liability and the McDonald’s hot coffee case. We watched this clip, which noted that Stella Liebeck’s case became one of the most misreported tort stories of all time:…
Rank this Week: 25

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    This week at the court

    This week at the court
    We expect additional orders from the December 2 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m. The court will also hear oral arguments on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning at 10 a.m. each…
  • Dec 3

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Beckles v. United States Moore v. Texas Jennings v. Rodriguez
  • Dec 2

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC 16-499 Issue: Whether the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350, categorically forecloses corporate liability.
Rank this Week: 26

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: 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
  • Dec 4

    Strategies for Racialized Licensee

    Strategies for Racialized Licensee
    It’s with a tad bit of irony that the professions charged with fighting inequities and combating racism, both explicit and institutional, is itself one of the most regressive communities there is when it comes to these same…
  • Dec 4

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Dec 2

    Access to the Civil Justice System in Canada Is a Concern According to Data From the 2016 World Justice Project Rule of Law Index

    Access to the Civil Justice System in Canada Is a Concern According to Data From the 2016 World Justice Project Rule of Law Index
    According to the most recent World Justice Project Rule of Law Index, Canada ranks 12th overall out of 113 countries included in the survey. Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands rank 1st to 5th, respectively. Canada’s…
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/
  • Dec 4

    "tronc"--the most bizarre rebranding of 2016?

    "tronc"--the most bizarre rebranding of 2016?
    About this season last year, this Kat reported on his brand of the year—"Cofix", the name of an Israeli-based company that sells a variety of products at one fixed price. Moving from the sublime to the ridiculous, this Kat will this…
  • Dec 3

    Never too late: If you missed the IPKat last week!

    Never too late: If you missed the IPKat last week!
    Too busy making a list and checking it twice to keep up with IPKat this week? No problem, here is the 124th edition of Never Too Early For Christmas References Never Too Late.Festive Feline Level 100Rocket in the Patents Court: Napp…
  • Dec 2

    Next week - UK Supreme Court hears the Brexit case

    Next week - UK Supreme Court hears the Brexit case
    Next week, there is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become a UK constitutional law expert.  The Supreme Court (which truly is a UK court, not an England-and-Wales court) will hear the appeal on the various legal challenges related 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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 4

    New on LLRX – Comparative Criminal Procedure: A Select Bibliography

    New on LLRX – Comparative Criminal Procedure: A Select Bibliography
    Via LLRX.com – Comparative Criminal Procedure: A Select Bibliography – This expansive, comprehensive and up-to-date guide by Lyonette Louis-Jacques, Foreign and International Law Librarian and Lecturer in Law at the University of…
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/
Rank this Week: 33

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/
  • Nov 30

    Find Out if You are Among 1 Million Android Users Whose Gmail Got Hacked

    Find Out if You are Among 1 Million Android Users Whose Gmail Got Hacked
    Check here. The post Find Out if You are Among 1 Million Android Users Whose Gmail Got Hacked appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Nov 29

    The Most Disturbing News Article of the Week?

    The Most Disturbing News Article of the Week?
    And it isn’t even directly about Donald Trump. Or then again maybe it is. Across numerous countries, including Australia, Britain, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden and the United States, the percentage of people who say it is…
  • Nov 21

    Thrust from Nothing

    Thrust from Nothing
    Really. It’s the controversial Em Drive, and it’s NASA science and peer-reviewed and everything. Formally it’s called “Measurement of Impulsive Thrust in a Closed Radio Frequency Cavity in Vacuum” by Harold…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 35

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: 36

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: 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
  • Nov 30

    University of Utah Conference on Precision Medicine

    University of Utah Conference on Precision Medicine
    Via Leslie Francis, news of a great conference at the University of Utah on precision medicine on Dec. 1 and 2. It will be livestreamed: The federal Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) announced in 2015 will be the largest study of human…
  • Nov 30

    A Posner Cerebral Sampler for the Holiday

    A Posner Cerebral Sampler for the Holiday
    What the holidays coming up, I thought some might like to have a Posner sampler of cerebral treats to savor at home, or at work, or as source of discussion at one of those otherwise dreadfully boring holiday parties. For example,…
  • Nov 28

    New Book on Business & the Roberts Court

    New Book on Business & the Roberts Court
    This from an interview I did over at SCOTUSblog. Ask the author: Adler and others on “Business and the Roberts Court” The following is a series of questions posed by Ronald Collins on the occasion of the publication of…
Rank this Week: 38

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Dec 3

    Carroll @erinccarroll13 on Balancing Newsworthiness and Privacy in the Age of Algorithm

    Carroll @erinccarroll13 on Balancing Newsworthiness and Privacy in the Age of Algorithm
    Erin C. Carroll, Georgetown University Law Center, has published Making News: Balancing Newsworthiness and Privacy in the Age of Algorithms. Here is the abstract. In deciding privacy lawsuits against media defendants, courts have for decades…
  • Dec 2

    Call For Nominations: 2017 Anthony Shadid Award, Center For Journalism Ethic

    Call For Nominations: 2017 Anthony Shadid Award, Center For Journalism Ethic
    Center for Journalism Ethics Announces 2017 Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics NOMINATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED The University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Journalism Ethics seeks nominations for the Anthony Shadid Award for…
  • Nov 28

    MGM Goes To Court To Clear Rights For "Buckaroo Bonzai" TV Serie

    MGM Goes To Court To Clear Rights For "Buckaroo Bonzai" TV Serie
    MGM has filed a lawsuit against Earl MacRauch and Walter Richter, the writer and director, respectively, of the 1984 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, in order to proceed with a television series using the…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 4

    “IntLawGrrls conceived”: Heartfelt invitation to our 10th Birthday Conference

    “IntLawGrrls conceived”: Heartfelt invitation to our 10th Birthday Conference
    Why IntLawGrrls? The need for an online forum giving voice to women who work international law and policy began to take shape 10 years ago this autumn. An issue of the day was Guantánamo; specifically, what was the United States to do…
  • Dec 3

    Standing Rock goes to the Inter-American Commission on Human Right

    Standing Rock goes to the Inter-American Commission on Human Right
    The Indian tribes protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) took the Standing Rock movement to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on Friday, 2 December 2016. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and…
  • Dec 2

    Eight reasons why the Safe Schools Declaration matter

    Eight reasons why the Safe Schools Declaration matter
    Crossposted courtesy of The Right to Education Project (November 27, 2016), summarising a mini series of four postings on the international legal protection of education. ‘I felt that humanity has ended. I mean, a…
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/
  • Nov 30

    On Trump and Divestment

    On Trump and Divestment
    I, like many, am very concerned that the President-Elect's business interests will interfere with the performance of his duties as President. While Trump may sincerely believe that the conflicts of interests posed by his sprawling business…
  • Nov 28

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"
    Last this week, Professor Amy Salyzyn published a Jotwell review of my recent essay, The Commercialization of Legal Ethics. I’m grateful that she read it, and I hope her review encourages you to read it as well. She says:…
  • Nov 16

    The anti-nepotism statute says nothing about putting the president-elect’s children and in-laws on the transition team

    The anti-nepotism statute says nothing about putting the president-elect’s children and in-laws on the transition team
    because the transition team members are not government employees. They just can’t get appointed to government jobs. So there is nothing illegal about the president elect’s son-in-law joining the transition team and blackballing…
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…
  • 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 to allow lawsuits against bars and restaurants who knowingly serve drunk people who then go out and hurt of kill someone.…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Dec 1

    Music Canada Reverses on Years of Copyright Lobbying: Now Says WIPO Internet Treaties Were Wrong Gue

    Music Canada Reverses on Years of Copyright Lobbying: Now Says WIPO Internet Treaties Were Wrong Gue
    In the decade of lobbying leading up to the reform of Canadian copyright law in 2012, the music industry had one core message: Canada needed to implement and ratify the World Intellectual Property Organization's Internet treaties. While many…
  • Nov 30

    Melanie Joly’s Tough Choice on Canadian Content: New Thinking or New Taxe

    Melanie Joly’s Tough Choice on Canadian Content: New Thinking or New Taxe
    Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly launched her surprise national consultation on Canadian content in a digital world last April with considerable excitement for the possibilities of revolutionizing policies born in an analog era.…
  • Nov 23

    Why We Need the CBC as an Ad-Free Digital News Competitor

    Why We Need the CBC as an Ad-Free Digital News Competitor
    The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage wrapped up its lengthy hearing on the media and local news last week with appearances from Facebook, Google, and the Globe and Mail (I appeared before the committee last month and my opening…
Rank this Week: 43

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
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
  • Nov 30

    Fake news in Myanmar: Social Media verification workshop

    Fake news in Myanmar: Social Media verification workshop
    Cross-posted from the ICT4Peace Foundation website. ### An informal workshop on verifying news and information spread across social media was held recently at Phandeeyar in Yangon, Burma, led by the Foundation’s Special…
  • Nov 5

    President, PM, Parliament, MFA, Cabinet, Central Bank & News.lk: Searching via Google

    President, PM, Parliament, MFA, Cabinet, Central Bank & News.lk: Searching via Google
    Created a new Google custom search engine (after the reception to the first made yesterday) covering key government websites. Access it here. The search engine indexes everything on: President’s Media Division –…
  • Nov 4

    Department of Government Printing: Searching via Google

    Department of Government Printing: Searching via Google
    Sri Lanka’s Department of Government Printing website is a trilingual resource for Gazettes, Extra Gazettes, Bills, Acts and other information, including official Tenders, since 2004. A major site redesign in 2016 made the site easier…
Rank this Week: 45