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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/
  • Mar 5

    Is Net Neutrality A Good Thing? A Conversation With Union Square Ventures’ Nick Grossman

    Is Net Neutrality A Good Thing? A Conversation With Union Square Ventures’ Nick Grossman
    The idea to preserve net neutrality and the “open Internet” was a hotly contested issue, and, judging from the rhetoric in the blogo-twitter-sphere, there was very little room for error.
  • Mar 5

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.05.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.05.15
    * Jury can't agree to put Jodi Arias to death, guaranteeing Morning Docket/Non-Sequiturs fodder for the next 25 to life. [HLN TV] * The best students in the country are looking at law school... and passing. Get ready for the "now's the best…
  • Mar 5

    CLE: This Is How You Do It

    CLE: This Is How You Do It
    Recently we asked the ATL audience to help us get an empirical grip on the market for Continuing Legal Education. Here are the survey results.
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Prasad Presents Starving the Beast: The 1981 Reagan Tax Cut Today at UCLA

    Prasad Presents Starving the Beast: The 1981 Reagan Tax Cut Today at UCLA
    Monica Prasad (Northwestern) presents Starving the Beast: The 1981 Reagan Tax Cut at UCLA today as part of its Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance hosted by Jason Oh and Alexander Wu: The debt when Reagan entered office was just over…
  • Mar 5

    Kysar Presents Interpreting Tax Treaties at Harvard

    Kysar Presents Interpreting Tax Treaties at Harvard
    Rebecca Kysar (Brooklyn) presented Interpreting Tax Treaties at Harvard yesterday as part of its Tax Law, Policy and Practice Workshop Series hosted by Daniel Halperin and Stephen Shay: The circumstances, if any, that permit a non-uniform, or…
  • Mar 5

    Hickman Presents Treasury's Retroactivity Today at Iowa

    Hickman Presents Treasury's Retroactivity Today at Iowa
    Kristin Hickman (Minnesota) presents Treasury's Retroactivity at Iowa today as part of its Faculty Workshop Series: In Bowen v. Georgetown University Hospital, the Supreme Court described retroactivity as "not favored in the law"…
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/
  • Mar 5

    TalkLeft Appreciation Day

    TalkLeft Appreciation Day
    It's been about three months since I last asked readers and commenters to contribute to TalkLeft. TalkLeft is not an inexpensive venture. I have been personally funding the site for 13 years, and since I eliminated paid advertisements a…
  • Mar 5

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Syria killed the top leaders of Jabhat al-Nusra today in a drone attack in Idlib. Among those killed: Military commander Abu Humam al-Shami. Reports say others killed include Abu Musab al-Palestinian, Abu Omar al-Kurdi, and Abu Bara…
  • Mar 5

    The Media Gets On Board: Indonesia Execution

    The Media Gets On Board: Indonesia Execution
    The headline of an article in Australia's The Independent today reads: Welcome to 'Execution Island' – the Indonesian holiday resort where foreigners are sent to die I can't remember another case when the media around the... [[…
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Mar 5

    Schwartz on McCulloch v. Maryland

    Schwartz on McCulloch v. Maryland
    David S. Schwartz (University of Wisconsin Law School) has posted Misreading Mcculloch v. Maryland on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The conventional reading of McCulloch v. Maryland maintains that that opinion established the constitutional…
  • Mar 5

    Sheppard on Economic Justice & Constitutional Right

    Sheppard on Economic Justice & Constitutional Right
    Colleen Sheppard (McGill University, Faculty of Law) has posted 'Bread and Roses': Economic Justice and Constitutional Rights (Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Socio-economic inequality and…
  • Mar 5

    Crowe on International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights Law

    Crowe on International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights Law
    Jonathan Crowe (The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law) has posted Coherence and Acceptance in International Law: Can Humanitarianism and Human Rights Be Reconciled? (Adelaide Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 251-267, 2014)…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY
    Advocates of sex offender registry reform will gather in a peaceful protest at the Florida State House in Tallahassee FL on April 22, 2015 during the annual Lauren Book's 'Walk In My Shoes' event. The Rally in Tally is a joint collaboration…
  • Feb 23

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage
    Original Article 02/20/2015 Damages of £20,000 have been awarded to a convicted sex offender who sued Facebook, the operator of a page called Keeping our Kids Safe from Predators 2. Facebook Ireland Limited, hosted the page, operated…
  • Feb 22

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?
    Original Article 02/18/2015 By Seth Ferranti In prison, there is no creature lower than a sex offender. Even snitches get a pass before these guys. SOs, chomos, pedophiles—the nicknames all mean the same thing, and they help average…
Rank this Week: 7

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Man Sent to Prison for Short Sale Fraud Scheme

    Man Sent to Prison for Short Sale Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Agustin Simon, 53, Patterson, California, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill to 15 months in prison for conspiring to commit bank fraud. Simon was convicted of submitting fraudulent short-sale…
  • Mar 4

    Jury Convicts Woman of Using Stolen ID to Obtain HELOC

    Jury Convicts Woman of Using Stolen ID to Obtain HELOC
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Rachel Siders, 39, Roseville, California, was convicted by a federal jury and found guilty of bank fraud, making a false loan application, and committing aggravated identity theft. Siders’ week-long trial was held…
  • Mar 3

    Purported Real Estate Agent / Loan Officer Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud

    Purported Real Estate Agent / Loan Officer Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Dana Faulkner, 48, Oakland, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge John A. Mendez to one year in prison for conspiring to commit mail fraud and make false statements in loan applications. Faulkner is…
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/
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/
  • Mar 5

    Thailand court sentences 15 'Red Shirt' members for 2009 riot

    Thailand court sentences 15 'Red Shirt' members for 2009 riot
    [JURIST] A Thai court issued a four-year prison sentence to 15 members of the political group United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), known as the Red Shirts [official blog], on Thursday, following a conviction for inciting…
  • Mar 5

    EU top court dismisses Iranian bank's sanctions challenge

    EU top court dismisses Iranian bank's sanctions challenge
    [JURIST] The European Court of Justice (ECJ) [official website] on Thursday threw out a challenge by an Iranian trade bank based in Hamburg after the bank questioned its inclusion on the EU’s sanction list. This action marks a victory…
  • Mar 5

    Singapore top court fines blogger for criticizing same-sex case

    Singapore top court fines blogger for criticizing same-sex case
    [JURIST] The Supreme Court of Singapore [official website] fined blogger Alex Au of the website Yawning Bread [website] 8,000 Singapore dollars (USD $5,845) on Thursday for contempt of court. Au faces charges over comments he made in 2013…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 12

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/
  • Mar 5

    THE SURREAL MCCAW

    THE SURREAL MCCAW
    @ Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show (a few weeks ago)
  • Mar 5

    HEADING TO THE CASTLE

    HEADING TO THE CASTLE
    "Is the Sultan in?" @ Topkapi Palace Museum -- Istanbul
  • Mar 5

    WHICH IS YOUR MUSE?

    WHICH IS YOUR MUSE?
    Ran into these ladies @ the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show (a few weeks ago).
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
  • Mar 5

    At Pao Trial, Porn Stars and Playboy, but No Anti-Discrimination Policy

    At Pao Trial, Porn Stars and Playboy, but No Anti-Discrimination Policy
    Ellen Pao “had a female chip on her shoulder,” venture capitalist John Doerr told an investigator who looked into sexual-harassment claims at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the investigator told a San Francisco Superior…
  • Mar 5

    Same-Sex Marriage Arguments at Supreme Court Set for April 28

    Same-Sex Marriage Arguments at Supreme Court Set for April 28
    WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court on Thursday announced a date for arguments in its coming blockbuster case on same-sex marriage: Tuesday, April 28.
  • Mar 5

    State Department to Review Clinton’s Emails for Public Release

    State Department to Review Clinton’s Emails for Public Release
    The State Department said on Thursday it would review and possibly release to the public former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails from her time at the agency, but warned that the process may take some time.
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/
  • Mar 5

    From the Bookshelves: Karen Leonard, Making Ethnic Choice

    From the Bookshelves: Karen Leonard, Making Ethnic Choice
    Making Ethnic Choices, which is a 1994 book written by Professor Karen Isaksen Leonard (UC Irvine, Anthropology), examines the legal, social, cultural and political factors that led to marriages between Punjabi men and Mexican women in the…
  • Mar 5

    ABC's New TV Show "American Crime," Race and Immigration

    ABC's New TV Show "American Crime," Race and Immigration
    ABC has a new TV show, "American Crime," that will begin airing tonight. The show revolves around the murder of a war veteran and attempted murder of his wife, the victims' families and the suspects and their families. Created by...
  • Mar 5

    Homeless Man Killed by LA Police Thought to Be Immigrant from Cameroon

    Homeless Man Killed by LA Police Thought to Be Immigrant from Cameroon
    As the Los Angeles Times reports, the Los Angeles Police Department earlier this week killed -- in an incident caught on videotape -- a homeless person who is believed to be an immigrant from Cameroon and also believed to have...
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/
  • Mar 5

    Happy Stress Test Day!

    Happy Stress Test Day!
    The 31 banks subject to stress tests - to see how their positions would hold up if the economy hypothetically...
  • Mar 4

    The Spread Of The Resource Extraction Reporting Requirement, In A Map

    The Spread Of The Resource Extraction Reporting Requirement, In A Map
    The SEC still hasn't gotten around to finishing the latest version of the resource extraction rule, which requires publicly traded...
  • Mar 3

    Fixing Law Review Submission

    Fixing Law Review Submission
    Redyip has returned, and by virtue of my new role as Associate Dean for Faculty Development, I'm more interested than...
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Mar 5

    Avoiding Union Avoidance

    Avoiding Union Avoidance
    There is a really interesting article over at the Washington Post which looks at some of the problems of dwindling unionization. The article comes at a time when another Wisconsin bill is set to undermine even more labor rights. What...
  • Mar 3

    Arkansas Joins Tennessee in Prohibiting Local Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

    Arkansas Joins Tennessee in Prohibiting Local Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
    Last week, the Arkansas legislature prohibited local governments in that State from exceeding State law anti-discrimination protections—including protections against employment discrimination. The legislation—Act No. 137, or the…
  • Mar 1

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby
    Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo) has just posted on SSRN his article (42 Rutgers Law Record 109-25) The Aftermath of Hobby Lobby: HSAs and HRAs as the Least Restrictive Means. Here's an excerpt from the abstract: In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores,...
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Mounting Costs of Long-Term Care Insurance

    Mounting Costs of Long-Term Care Insurance
    For about 1.2 million Americans, Tom McInerney will be paying their nursing home bill. McInerney, 58, is the chief executive officer of Genworth Financial Inc., the giant of long-term care insurance. Long-term care policies written years ago…
  • Mar 5

    Article on the Institution of the Trust in Ireland

    Article on the Institution of the Trust in Ireland
    Oonagh B. Breen (University of California, Davis) recently published an article entitled, National Perspectives: The Institution of the Trust in Ireland, UCD Working Papers in Law, Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies Research Paper No.…
  • Mar 5

    'Strange Inheritance' Picked Up for Second Season

    'Strange Inheritance' Picked Up for Second Season
    Fox Business Network (FBN) has picked up a second season of the hit new primetime show Strange Inheritance. Bill Shine, executive vice president of FBN made the announcement, saying, “Whether a family business or a forgotten heirloom,…
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/
  • Mar 5

    On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law

    On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law
    Marek Martyniszyn (Queen's Belfast) and Maciej Bernatt (Warsaw) describe On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law. ABSTRACT: January 2015 marks entry into force of the 2014 Amendment Act, reforming Poland’s…
  • Mar 5

    Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective

    Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective
    Frederic Marty has a new paper (in French) on Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective. ABSTRACT: A lot of cases had arouse in the past decade about agreements between regional airports and low-cost…
  • Mar 5

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market
    Daniel S. Hosken, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and Steven Tenn, Charles River Associates analyze Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Markets. ABSTRACT: In this essay, we describe antitrust analysis of…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Alabama Supreme Court Upholds State's Tuition and Scholarship Tax Credit Law

    Alabama Supreme Court Upholds State's Tuition and Scholarship Tax Credit Law
    In Magee v. Boyd, (AL Sup. Ct., March 2, 2015), the Alabama Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality under the state constitution of Alabama's law creating a refundable income tax credit to parent of students in failing schools to be…
  • Mar 5

    District Court Invalidates Nebraska Bans on Same-Sex Marriage

    District Court Invalidates Nebraska Bans on Same-Sex Marriage
    In Waters v. Ricketts, (D NE, March 2, 2015), a Nebraska federal district court issued a preliminary injunction, effective March 9, prohibiting enforcement of the state's laws that bar same-sex marriage and recognition of same-sex…
  • Mar 5

    6th Circuit En Banc Hears Arguments In Arab Festival Proselytization Case

    6th Circuit En Banc Hears Arguments In Arab Festival Proselytization Case
    Yesterday the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, heard oral arguments in Bible Believers vs Wayne County. (Audio of full oral arguments.)  In the case, a 3-judge panel last year, in a 2-1 decision, affirmed the…
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/
  • Mar 5

    The Persistence of Disproportionate Minority Contact

    The Persistence of Disproportionate Minority Contact
    Yesterday, DoJ issued its report on the Ferguson Police Department. Among many other failings, the report revealed the disproportionate rate at which African Americans come in contact with the Ferguson Police Department. While they account…
  • Mar 5

    SCOTUS's incoherent media policie

    SCOTUS's incoherent media policie
    I am on record (here and elsewhere) favoring video-recording of SCOTUS arguments. It follows that I view its current policy--same-day transcript, same-week audio, no-week video, same-day audio for certain important cases if the Justice so…
  • Mar 5

    Teaching professionalism -- my starting point

    Teaching professionalism -- my starting point
    First, thank you to the PrawsBlawg team for calling me up from Triple-A this month. Before I joined the academy, I spent a lot of time in the Army, to include several years as a student in various Army schools and three years as a professor…
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
  • Mar 5

    Call for Speakers & Symposium: “How Money (in politics) Matters”–Cleveland, OH

    Call for Speakers & Symposium: “How Money (in politics) Matters”–Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Cleveland State Law Review will be holding its Spring Symposium on April 17, 2015. The Law Review is soliciting presenters to participate in the Symposium....
  • Mar 5

    Global Conference on Environmental Taxation–Sydney, AU

    Global Conference on Environmental Taxation–Sydney, AU
    The 16th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET) will be held on September 23-26, 2015 at the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. The theme for...
  • Mar 4

    March 5, 2015 Colloquia/Workshop

    March 5, 2015 Colloquia/Workshop
    Yale Law School – Workshop in Law & Finance Eric Hilt (Wellesley College) to present Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States.
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

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Not yet finito for Finita: plant varieties reference races through the CJEU

    Not yet finito for Finita: plant varieties reference races through the CJEU
    With so much else going on today, it seems almost a pity to let everyone know that the tangled world of plant variety protection was stirred to its roots by the publication of the Opinion of Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)…
  • Mar 5

    A landmark decision from the CJEU on private copying levies? Case C-463/12 Copydan Båndkopi

    A landmark decision from the CJEU on private copying levies? Case C-463/12 Copydan Båndkopi
    This morning the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its decision in Case C-463/12 Copydan Båndkopi, a reference for a preliminary ruling from Denmark, seeking clarification on key questions relating to the so-called…
  • Mar 5

    Breakdown in management-staff relations at the European Patent Office

    Breakdown in management-staff relations at the European Patent Office
    Merpel has received a very sad communication from the European Patent Office (EPO)  Described as "Open Letter from the representatives of the management during the GCC on 27.02.2015" it appears to describe a complete breakdown in…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 5

    Canadians Create New Searchable Database of Edward Snowden Document

    Canadians Create New Searchable Database of Edward Snowden Document
    George Raine, a recent graduate of the Faculty of Information’s Master of Information program at the University of Toronto, has created the Snowden Surveillance Archive, a searchable database of all the publicly released classified…
  • Mar 5

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Roach on Terrorism Prosecutions in Post-9/11 Canada

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Roach on Terrorism Prosecutions in Post-9/11 Canada
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Mar 5

    Employer Harassed, Stalked and Threatened Employee Because of Sexual Orientation

    Employer Harassed, Stalked and Threatened Employee Because of Sexual Orientation
    In Graham v Shear Logic Hairstyling, an employee was awarded $11,400 representing general damages for denigration of her dignity and self-respect, and for psychological and emotional harm she experienced due to discrimination in employment on…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Mar 5

    Relist Watch

    Relist Watch
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases. The words “Snow Day!” bring a curl to the lips of all but the gloomiest sourpuss. But this snow day also poses grave hazards. Outside, incessant snow creates slick conditions that…
  • Mar 5

    Opinion analysis: Court adopts broad standards for adjudicating what constitutes a tax discrimination under the 4-R Act

    Opinion analysis: Court adopts broad standards for adjudicating what constitutes a tax discrimination under the 4-R Act
    Neither side came away with a clear victory in the Court’s decision in Alabama Department of Revenue v. CSX Transportation, Inc., as the Court remanded the case to the Eleventh Circuit. Again. The clear loser in the case is the Eleventh…
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

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: 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!
Rank this Week: 33

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 5

    Rapid and Direct Encoding of Numerosity in the Visual Stream

    Rapid and Direct Encoding of Numerosity in the Visual Stream
    Rapid and Direct Encoding of Numerosity in the Visual Stream – Cereb. Cortex (2015) doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhv017 First published online: February 24, 2015. “Humans are endowed with an intuitive number sense that allows us to…
  • Mar 4

    A New Suite of FOIA Training Resources for all Federal Employee

    A New Suite of FOIA Training Resources for all Federal Employee
    DOJ: “The Office of Information Policy has developed new FOIA resources designed to train all levels of the federal workforce to understand their FOIA responsibilities. These new resources were developed as part of our commitments in…
  • Mar 4

    SIGAR Publishes Newly Declassified Data

    SIGAR Publishes Newly Declassified Data
    POGO – “This week, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) released a supplement to its January 2015 quarterly report to Congress. The supplement comes after the Pentagon’s change of heart about…
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Mar 5

    More on Thomson's understanding of philosophy

    More on Thomson's understanding of philosophy
    Again from Portraits of American Philosophy, Judith Jarvis Thomson writes: [W]hich nonphilosophical beliefs are such that a philosopher tries to explain what makes them true? Moore had invited us to take the beliefs to include that there are…
  • Mar 5

    The first five laws of cyber-dynamic

    The first five laws of cyber-dynamic
    First Law of Cyber-dynamics: any unmoderated comment thread will reduce the total amount of knowledge and understanding in the world in proportion to its length. Second Law of Cyber-dynamics: any unmoderated comment thread on a post touching…
  • Mar 5

    "How to live like a Stoic"

    "How to live like a Stoic"
    But would Stoics blog? (Thanks to Massimo Pigliucci for the pointer.)
Rank this Week: 35

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Mar 5

    Amendments To Australian Broadcast Law May Not Have Effect Intended

    Amendments To Australian Broadcast Law May Not Have Effect Intended
    Broadcasters say that amendments to the Australian Broadcasting Services Act could result in unintended consequences. The federal government wants more Australian content on television, but what might actually happen is a shift of broadcast…
  • Mar 5

    Consumer Privacy, Social Networking Sites, and the Right To Be Forgotten

    Consumer Privacy, Social Networking Sites, and the Right To Be Forgotten
    Paul J. Steinbart, Arizona State University School of Accountancy, David Truog II, Arizona State University, Mark J. Keith, Brigham Young University, Marriott School, and Jeffry Babb, West Texas A & M University, have published The Right…
  • Mar 5

    Do the Distinctions Between "Content-Neutral" and "Content-Based" Still Serve Us Well?

    Do the Distinctions Between "Content-Neutral" and "Content-Based" Still Serve Us Well?
    R. George Wright, Indiana University School of Law (Indianapolis), has published Content-Neutral and Content-Based Regulations of Speech: A Distinction that is No Longer Worth the Fuss. Here is the abstract. The popular binary distinction…
Rank this Week: 36

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
Rank this Week: 37

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/
  • Mar 5

    The March Issue of the New York Legal Ethics Reporter is Out!

    The March Issue of the New York Legal Ethics Reporter is Out!
    In a previous post, I announced the launch of the New York Legal Ethics Reporter (NYLER). NYLER is a monthly publication focusing on developments in New York legal ethics and professional responsibility. The March issue is now out. It…
  • Mar 5

    A Place for Prosecutorial Self-Regulation

    A Place for Prosecutorial Self-Regulation
    Bruce Green brought a recent student note to my attention on the problem of prosecutors reading mail from inmate to their lawyers. Because all mail is routinely read, the attorney-client privilege does not apply, and courts have generally…
  • Mar 3

    Hillary Clinton's Email and Rule 1.1 Comment [6]

    Hillary Clinton's Email and Rule 1.1 Comment [6]
    The unfortunate news today that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address throughout her tenure as Secretary of State, and had no government email address at all, will of course play into the long running narrative about the Clintons.…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Mar 5

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CEO Depositions, Aerospace M&A, Health Care Competition

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CEO Depositions, Aerospace M&A, Health Care Competition
    In a story that’s slipped under the radar a bit but is quite interesting, the DOJ and FTC are taking a close look at competition in the health care sector. If you’re wondering what they’re looking at specifically, Foley…
  • Mar 4

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Digital Currency, King v. Burwell, Grad Students as Employee

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Digital Currency, King v. Burwell, Grad Students as Employee
    In the big news of the day, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in big Affordable Care Act case King v. Burwell—Pepper Crutcher has commentary on them below. Also, on LXBN, Zosha writes on Hillary Clinton and Jerry Maatman…
  • Mar 3

    Why work in small law? Blogging and social media

    Why work in small law? Blogging and social media
    Solo practioner and author, Carolyn Elefant (@carolynelefant) asks what would want to make you work as a lawyer for a small law firm. Her point being that small law firms do not want to pay associates much. Newer lawyers require…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 5

    Call for Proposals – International Law Weekend 2015

    Call for Proposals – International Law Weekend 2015
    International Law Weekend 2015 (ILW 2015) – the premier international law event of the fall season  – is scheduled for November 5-7, 2015 in New York City.  The event is sponsored by the American…
  • Mar 4

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)
      The University of Iceland Human Rights Institute and iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation´s Centre of Excellence for International Courts at Copenhagen University, will host a seminar on “Methods of Human…
  • Mar 4

    On the Job! CJA seeks Senior Staff Attorney/Staff Attorney

    On the Job! CJA seeks Senior Staff Attorney/Staff Attorney
    The Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA) seeks a Senior Staff Attorney or a Staff Attorney. CJA is an international human rights organization dedicated to deterring torture and other severe human rights abuses around the…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Mar 3

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate
    Yesterday I attended the Coral Gables Forum candidates’ debate for Coral Gables Commission Group V election. This is the race with the most candidates, making the events most difficult – they’re not real debates, and every…
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
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/
  • Feb 23

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?
    In any serious personal injury case in Maryland, you need an expert to testify.  Are there some cases where the injury is so obvious that a medical expert is not required?  There may be.  But anyone willing to take that chance…
  • Feb 12

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement
    Nearly a quarter of a million Americans undergo total hip replacement  surgery.  All of them do so reluctantly.  This invasive orthopedic surgery is a major operation.  Everyone agrees that there are unavoidable risks…
  • Feb 9

    Dog Breed May Affect Homeowner’s Insurance in Maryland

    Dog Breed May Affect Homeowner’s Insurance in Maryland
    Maryland made the right call by getting rid of the “one bit rule,” which created an assumption that dog owners know their dogs can bite.  In doing so, they effectively nixed a court ruling that said that Pit Bulls are…
Rank this Week: 42

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 4

    Why Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Such a Security Fail

    Why Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Such a Security Fail
    Hillary Clinton's homebrew email solution potentially left the communications of the top US foreign affairs official vulnerable to state-sponsored hackers. The post Why Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Such a Security Fail appeared…
  • Mar 3

    Gun Group: We’ll Pay $15K for Your Carbon Fiber 3-D Printer

    Gun Group: We’ll Pay $15K for Your Carbon Fiber 3-D Printer
    The age of 3-D printing in carbon fiber has hardly arrived. But the controversy over 3-D printing carbon fiber guns is well under way. Starting in the second half of last year, 3-D printing startup MarkForged has been shipping the Mark…
  • Mar 2

    There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Text

    There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Text
    If you own an iPhone or Android handset and care about your privacy, there’s no longer much of an excuse not to encrypt every conversation you have. Now a free, zero-learning-curve app exists for both text and voice that can keep those…
Rank this Week: 43

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
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
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Nov 25

    Technology and theatre in a library

    Technology and theatre in a library
    When I read Where Humbert Humbert Might Whisper in Your Ear in the New York Times on a flight back to Colombo from the US, I immediately thought of doing something along the same lines in Sri Lanka to explore to what degree, post-war, we…
Rank this Week: 45