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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

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    District Court Guts Work Product Protection for Tax Opinion

    District Court Guts Work Product Protection for Tax Opinion
    Robin L. Greenhouse, Michael Kelleher & Randy Herndon (all of McDermott Will & Emery, Washington, D.C.), District Court Opinion Guts Work Product Protection for Tax Opinions, 144 Tax Notes 329 (July 21, 2014): With implications that…
  • Jul 24

    NPR: Burritos, Sandwiches and Taxe

    NPR: Burritos, Sandwiches and Taxe
    NPR Planet Money, How the Burrito Became a Sandwich: We all know what a sandwich is. It's something delicious, slapped between two slices of bread. But when it comes to taxes, nothing is simple. Today on the show, what regulating sandwiches…
  • Jul 24

    National Law Journal: Law Profs Remember Dan Markel

    National Law Journal: Law Profs Remember Dan Markel
    National Law Journal, Professor Made Reputation Online, and Is Remembered There: The prevailing wisdom holds that law professors are wise to wait until they earn tenure before they start sharing their opinions in the rough-and-tumble legal…
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/
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

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/
  • Jul 24

    Chiang on Patentable Subject Matter

    Chiang on Patentable Subject Matter
    Tun-Jen Chiang (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Competing Visions of Patentable Subject Matter (George Washington Law Review) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Although many people disagree about whether various types of…
  • Jul 24

    Stephanopoulos & McGhee on Partisan Gerrymandering

    Stephanopoulos & McGhee on Partisan Gerrymandering
    Nicholas Stephanopoulos (University of Chicago Law School) & Eric McGhee (Public Policy Institute of California) have posted Partisan Gerrymandering and the Efficiency Gap (University of Chicago Law Review, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN.…
  • Jul 24

    Johnson on the History of Corporate Responsibility

    Johnson on the History of Corporate Responsibility
    Lyman Johnson (Washington and Lee University - School of Law) has posted Law and the History of Corporate Responsibility: Corporate Governance (10 University of St. Thomas Law Journal 974 (2014)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article is…
Rank this Week: 5

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 24

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Hope I got the day right. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. Check out the ISIS Tour bus. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 24

    Another Botched Exectution: 2 Hours to Die

    Another Botched Exectution: 2 Hours to Die
    Joseph Wood was executed in Arizona yesterday. It took two hours to kill him. The execution was not halted, even though he repeatedly gasped and snorted during it. An Associated Press reporter who witnessed the execution saw Wood start…
  • Jul 24

    Silva, Silva and Tsarnaev: A Confusing Story

    Silva, Silva and Tsarnaev: A Confusing Story
    Yesterday the feds arrested Stephen Silva of Cambridge, MA for heroin dealing and possession of a firearm with a partially obliterated serial number. Leaks from law enforcement claimed the gun is the one used to kill a Cambridge police…
Rank this Week: 6

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 23

    Supreme Court allows execution of Arizona prisoner

    Supreme Court allows execution of Arizona prisoner
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] vacated [opinion, PDF] a decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website], granting a conditional preliminary injunction in the execution of an Arizona death row…
  • Jul 23

    UK to introduce laws to eradicate female genital mutilation

    UK to introduce laws to eradicate female genital mutilation
    [JURIST] UK Prime Minister David Cameron [official website] on Tuesday announced [press release] plans to enact new laws that will protect girls from the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) [WHO backgrounder], procedures that…
  • Jul 23

    Recruitment of child soldiers persists in DRC: UN report

    Recruitment of child soldiers persists in DRC: UN report
    [JURIST] UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Leila Zerrougui [official profile] presented [press release] her fifth report on the situation of children affected by armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo…
Rank this Week: 7

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: 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

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    VT - Sex offender registry under fire again

    VT - Sex offender registry under fire again
    Original Article 07/18/2014 By Jennifer Reading MONTPELIER - It's another black mark for the Vermont Sex Offender Registry. "There are errors. And they should not have been there," said Doug Hoffer, D-Vt. Auditor. Hoffer says the system…
  • Jul 19

    CA - Tehachapi removes local sex offender ordinance from the book

    CA - Tehachapi removes local sex offender ordinance from the book
    Original Article 07/10/2014 By JACK BARNWELL Tehachapi's city council on Monday finalized a repeal of a local sex offender ordinance in order to stave off potential lawsuits. City Attorney Tom Schroeter had recommended the council repeal…
  • Jul 19

    MA - Templeton approves sex offender residency restriction

    MA - Templeton approves sex offender residency restriction
    Original Article 07/11/2014 By George Barnes TEMPLETON - Voters at a special town meeting Thursday night approved a bylaw establishing sex offender residency restrictions. The restrictions, proposed by resident Rachael Messina, were…
Rank this Week: 10

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: 11

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Businessman Pleads Guilty to Loan Fraud

    Businessman Pleads Guilty to Loan Fraud
    Donald Keith Goff, 66, Laguna Niguel, California, has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to a series of fraud schemes that include one in which he worked with his criminal defense attorney to fraudulently apply for millions of dollars…
  • Jul 23

    4 Arrested for Alleged Short Sale Fraud Scheme

    4 Arrested for Alleged Short Sale Fraud Scheme
    Sofia Atias, 44, Great Neck, New York, Joseph Atias, 50, Great Neck, Nicholas A. Pellegrini, 51, Garden City, New York, and Paula Berckhoff, 34, Garden City, have been charged with bank fraud and conspiracy for allegedly defrauding Bank of…
  • Jul 22

    Bogus Loan Modification Scammers Arrested

    Bogus Loan Modification Scammers Arrested
    Samuel Paul Bain, aka Paul Bain, 35, Tustin, California, an owner and principal of the businesses, Aminullah Sarpas, aka Amin Sarpas and David Sarpas, 32, Irvine, California, also an owner and principal of the businesses, Damon Grant…
Rank this Week: 12

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 24

    Round-up of posts from Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform

    Round-up of posts from Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform
    As demonstrated by this round-up of recent posts at Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform, there are many developments for lawyers and law reform observers to be thinking about these days: Analysts predict Oregon would generate $38.5 million in…
  • Jul 24

    "Paying for Gideon"

    "Paying for Gideon"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new essay by Beth Colgan now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: To protect the “noble ideal” that “every defendant stands equal before the law,” Gideon v. Wainwright...
  • Jul 23

    After stays vacated, Arizona needs two hours to complete another ugly execution

    After stays vacated, Arizona needs two hours to complete another ugly execution
    As reported in this AP piece, "Arizona executed Joseph R. Wood on Wednesday afternoon, but the execution lasted for nearly two hours as Wood struggled to breathe, according to his attorneys." Here are more of still-developing…
Rank this Week: 13

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/
  • Jul 24

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Human Medicines (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 The Health Care and Associated Professions (Indemnity Arrangements) Order 2014 The Public Service Pensions Act 2013 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2014 The Housing (Right to Buy) (Limit on…
  • Jul 24

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) K, Re [2014] EWCA Civ 905 (15 July 2014) M & Ors v Suffolk County Council [2014] EWCA Civ 942 (15 July 2014) KS v Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council & Ors [2014] EWCA Civ 941 (15 July 2014) Ahmad…
  • Jul 24

    Regina (LD and others) v Secretary of State for Justice – WLR Daily

    Regina (LD and others) v Secretary of State for Justice – WLR Daily
    Regina (LD and others) v Secretary of State for Justice [2014] WLR (D) 333 ‘The policy contained in Prison Service Instruction (PSI) 67/2011 of targeted strip-searching of women prisoners was not in breach of the Convention for the…
Rank this Week: 14

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    Approval of Class Action Settlement on Adjustment of Status Eligibility

    Approval of Class Action Settlement on Adjustment of Status Eligibility
    LEXIS NEXIS LEGAL NEWSROOM Immigration Law reports that, earlier this week, a federal district court issued a final approval of the settlement agreement in Duran Gonzalez, a Ninth Circuit-wide class action regarding eligibility for adjustment…
  • Jul 24

    Immigrant of the Day: Yulia Zagoruychenko (Russia)

    Immigrant of the Day: Yulia Zagoruychenko (Russia)
    Yulia Zagoruychenko, a professional dancer, won her first major title at the age of 12 when she became Russian Junior National Champion. Since immigrating to the U.S., she has won numerous titles, including the World South American Showdance…
  • Jul 24

    From the Bookshelves: Human Rights Law Second Edition by Merris Amo

    From the Bookshelves: Human Rights Law Second Edition by Merris Amo
    Human Rights Law Second Edition by Merris Amos In this completely revised and updated second edition of Human Rights Law, the judicial interpretation and application of the United Kingdom's Human Rights Act 1998 is comprehensively examined…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Jul 23

    ALL FOR ME?

    ALL FOR ME?
    Dom Perignon -- Vintage 2004 -- was served on a recent Thai Airways flight. (The flight attendant graciously permitted me to "borrow" the bottle.)
  • Jul 23

    CHOCOLATE BROWN

    CHOCOLATE BROWN
    My guide recommended that we stop @ Chocolate Brown -- North Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Jul 23

    CHUKBOK CHURCH YOUTH WORKSHOP

    CHUKBOK CHURCH YOUTH WORKSHOP
    These kids were singing their hearts out ....@ the Ritz Carlton, Seoul Korea
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/
  • Jul 23

    Position Announcement: Business Law At Wharton

    Position Announcement: Business Law At Wharton
    Please let those in the business law world know that we're searching this year. I'm the committee chair, so if...
  • Jul 20

    Thank you, Dan Markel. RIP

    Thank you, Dan Markel. RIP
    I spent what snatches of time I could yesterday glued to the Internet, particularly Dan Markel's Facebook page. He was...
  • Jul 19

    RIP Dan Markel

    RIP Dan Markel
    We have learned to our shock and great sadness that Dan Markel was shot and killed today. Prawfsblawg, which he...
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/
  • Jul 23

    Disability Accommodations: Recent Study

    Disability Accommodations: Recent Study
    As lawyers fight over an employer’s duty to accommodate under the Americans with Disabilities Act, a recent paper on employer accommodation practices finds, among other things, that disability accommodations may benefit co-workers and…
  • Jul 22

    Another important decision from Iowa Supreme Court

    Another important decision from Iowa Supreme Court
    There is another interesting ruling from the Iowa Supreme Court. This one is essential reading for anyone interested in disparate impact law or in arguing for different legal standards under state and federal discrimination law. The opinion…
  • Jul 22

    On Remand from the Supreme Court, Fisher Decided in the Fifth Circuit in Support of Affirmative Action Plan

    On Remand from the Supreme Court, Fisher Decided in the Fifth Circuit in Support of Affirmative Action Plan
    Thanks so much to the bloggers at the Workplace Prof Blog for inviting me. I am excited to join such a great group as a guest blogger. For my initial post, I’d like to discuss Fisher v. University of Texas...
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.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/
  • Jul 24

    How Matching the Right Beneficiary to the Right Asset Can Save Big

    How Matching the Right Beneficiary to the Right Asset Can Save Big
    A married couple did not have an extravagant estate that they would leave behind. They would be under the exclusion amount, but they were not cash strapped either. They had a million dollars in IRA savings and used the $43,000...
  • Jul 24

    Leaving a Death File Behind

    Leaving a Death File Behind
    Not having the necessary paperwork in order when you die can cost your family time, court fees, and delays in receiving inheritance. The first step is making a list of all the documents and information your family will need to...
  • Jul 24

    The Downside to Media Neutrality

    The Downside to Media Neutrality
    As I have previously discussed, the Uniform Law Commission adopted the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act, which is a model code that aims to address the problem of digital assets disappearing into cyber space after the account…
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/
  • Jul 23

    Institutional Authority and Collusion

    Institutional Authority and Collusion
    Axel Sonntag (University of East Anglia) and Daniel John Zizzo (University of East Anglia) discuss Institutional Authority and Collusion. ABSTRACT: A 'collusion puzzle' exists by which, even though increasing the number of firms reduces the…
  • Jul 23

    Mergers between regulated firms with unknown efficiency gain

    Mergers between regulated firms with unknown efficiency gain
    Raffaele Fiocco, University of Mannheim and Gongyu Guo, Humboldt University of Berlin discuss Mergers between regulated firms with unknown efficiency gains. ABSTRACT: In an industry where regulated firms interact with unregulated suppliers,…
  • Jul 23

    Fight Cartels or Control Mergers? On the Optimal Allocation of enforcement Efforts within Competition Policy

    Fight Cartels or Control Mergers? On the Optimal Allocation of enforcement Efforts within Competition Policy
    Andreea Cosnita (Universite Paris X) and Jean-Philippe Tropeano (Sorbonne) ask Fight Cartels or Control Mergers? On the Optimal Allocation of enforcement Efforts within Competition Policy. ABSTRACT: This paper deals with the optimal…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    US Congress, European Parliament Focus On Case of Meriam Ibrahim

    US Congress, European Parliament Focus On Case of Meriam Ibrahim
    Yesterday, a subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing titled "The Troubling Case of Meriam Ibrahim." The hearing focused on the plight of a Sudanese Christian woman, married to a U.S. citizen, who was initially…
  • Jul 24

    Colorado Same-Sex Marriage Laws Invalidated With Only Limited Stay

    Colorado Same-Sex Marriage Laws Invalidated With Only Limited Stay
    A Colorado federal district court yesterday issued a preliminary injunction enjoining enforcement of Colorado's state constitutional and statutory provisions that deny same-sex couples the right to marry in Colorado and deny recognition of…
  • Jul 24

    Church Split Can Be Adjudicated Using Neutral Principles of Law

    Church Split Can Be Adjudicated Using Neutral Principles of Law
    In Rector, Wardens and Vestrymen of St. Mary of the Angels' Parish v. Anglican Church in America, (CA App., July 23, 2014), a California appellate court held that a dispute over who controls an Anglican parish, a majority of whose…
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/
  • Jul 22

    Memorials for Dan Markel

    Memorials for Dan Markel
    So much outpouring of affection for our friend. 1) At Brooklyn Law School as we speak (it began around 5:30). It is on the 22d floor of Feil Hall, 205 State Street (building # 3 on this map). Sorry for the late notice; get there if you can.…
  • Jul 19

    We Have Lost Our Beloved Friend, Dan Markel

    We Have Lost Our Beloved Friend, Dan Markel
    We write this together, all of us, as a community. Our friend Dan Markel has been taken from us, suddenly and terribly. His law school, the Florida State University College of Law, will issue an announcement in due time. We do not have all…
  • Jul 19

    Chokeholds and clearly established right

    Chokeholds and clearly established right
    This is a tragic story and has all the trappings of yet another racially polarized split involving police, city government, and the public. Plus, we have video, with all the confusion and false certainty that goes along with visual images of…
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
  • Jul 24

    Happy Christmas 2014 [BluRay] (English)

    Happy Christmas 2014 [BluRay] (English)
    Seeds: 150 Leechers: 71 Year: 2014 Genre: Comedy, Drama Starring: Lena Dunham, Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey Director: Joe Swanberg Runtime: 78 minAudio: AC3Language: EnglishResolution: 704×480Frame Rate: 23.9 fpsVideo Bitrate: 5228…
  • Jul 22

    Reimagining IP/Gender: Feminist Engagement with IP Law—Washington, DC

    Reimagining IP/Gender: Feminist Engagement with IP Law—Washington, DC
    The Women and the Law Program and the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property of American University Washington College of Law announce a Call for Papers for the Eleventh Annual IP/Gender Symposium, “Reimagining…
  • Jul 22

    Wyoming’s Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication—Riverton, WY

    Wyoming’s Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication—Riverton, WY
    The University of Wyoming (UW) College of Law and the Wyoming Law Review host a symposium, Wyoming’s Big Horn River General Stream Adjudication 1969-2014, Sept. 10-12, 2014, at the Wind River Hotel and Casino in Riverton, Wyoming. The…
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/
  • Jul 23

    Statement From Joseph Wood's Attorney

    Statement From Joseph Wood's Attorney
    The following is a statement from Dale Baich, one of Joseph Wood’s attorneys, regarding today’s execution: "The experiment using midazolam combined with hydromorphone to carry out an execution failed today in Arizona. It took…
  • Jul 23

    Another Botched Execution

    Another Botched Execution
    "ARIZONA INMATE DIES 2 HOURS AFTER EXECUTION BEGAN," is the Associated Press from Arizona. A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure...
  • Jul 23

    Arizon Supreme Court Lifts Stay of Execution

    Arizon Supreme Court Lifts Stay of Execution
    "Arizona Execution Stay Lifted," is the breaking newss from CNN, via KSPR-TV. The Arizona Supreme Court has lifted the stay it had imposed on the execution of convicted murderer Joseph Wood. Wood had asked the court to review his claims...
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/
  • Jul 24

    EU copyright Public Consultation responses Katseries #2: linking and browsing

    EU copyright Public Consultation responses Katseries #2: linking and browsing
    As reported by this very blog, yesterday afternoon the Directorate General for Internal Market and Services of the European Commission released its Report on the 9,500 responses to the Public Consultation on the Review of…
  • Jul 24

    Comic relief? Glee Club remedies step into the limelight

    Comic relief? Glee Club remedies step into the limelight
    Twentieth Century Cats: a fox-free chorus line ..."Glee" is a word that suggests happiness and pleasure to many, but which has caused the occasional judicial brow to furrow. Last year Mr Justice Birss concluded that there is "no material…
  • Jul 23

    Wednesday whimsie

    Wednesday whimsie
    Around the weblogs.  Over on the increasingly busy SOLO IP blog, IPKat team member contrasts the fortunes of IP practitioners in small practices with those of medical practitioners: which has had the better deal over the…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 24

    Accessing Personal Information in Legal Opinion

    Accessing Personal Information in Legal Opinion
    A recent decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union found that the Dutch immigration authorities were not required to give a person access to a legal opinion about the person’s immigration status, though the opinion…
  • Jul 24

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Alvarez & Lamport on Social Law Firm Business Strategie

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Alvarez & Lamport on Social Law Firm Business Strategie
    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…
  • Jul 24

    Access to Justice: An Opportunity for Law Schools – Part 1

    Access to Justice: An Opportunity for Law Schools – Part 1
    The CBA’s Equal Justice Report The Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee issued its final report in December, entitled Equal Justice: Balancing the Scales (disclaimer – I am a member of the committee). The…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 30

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/
  • Jul 24

    "Sein und Zeit? More like sein und shite"...

    "Sein und Zeit? More like sein und shite"...
    ...and other "unfair philosophical criticisms."
  • Jul 24

    University of Warwick embarrasses itself on the world stage...

    University of Warwick embarrasses itself on the world stage...
    ...as it brings an English Professor up on charges of "insubordination"! Have English universities gone insane? What's going on here? Links and more information welcome.
  • Jul 24

    So what do readers think of philosophy of mind?

    So what do readers think of philosophy of mind?
    It turns out that, mostly, they like it! With over 1400 votes (pretty good for the middle of summer, at least here in the Northern Hemisphere), 34% thought philosophy of mind "a central, foundational part of the discipline," and another...
Rank this Week: 31

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: 32

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Steven R. Shapiro (Part Four)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Steven R. Shapiro (Part Four)
    How the ACLU thinks about and uses amicus briefs — and when — and what a successful amicus practice looks like. In this six-part interview, Steven R. Shapiro, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) since 1993,…
  • Jul 23

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Dize v. Association of Maryland Pilots 13-1268 Issue: Whether, when applying the Chandris, Inc. v. Latsis thirty-percent rule—that, ordinarily, a qualifying “seaman” under…
  • Jul 23

    A gentle chiding of the Court on same-sex marriage

    A gentle chiding of the Court on same-sex marriage
    Gently chiding the Supreme Court for not making itself clear, a federal trial judge in Colorado refused on Wednesday to interpret the Justices’ recent actions on same-sex marriage as binding on lower courts.  U.S. District…
Rank this Week: 33

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 23

    Census Bureau Updates Interactive HIV/AIDS Database

    Census Bureau Updates Interactive HIV/AIDS Database
    “The U.S. Census Bureau today released its annually updated interactive global resource on the prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases and deaths. First developed in 1987, the database now holds more than 164,000…
  • Jul 23

    International banking statistics at end-March 2014

    International banking statistics at end-March 2014
    “The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today released international banking statistics at end-March 2014. Between end-December 2013 and end-March 2014, the cross-border claims of BIS reporting banks rose by $580 billion. This…
  • Jul 23

    NARA houses master database cataloging JFK assassination records in Top Secret area

    NARA houses master database cataloging JFK assassination records in Top Secret area
    Aliya Sternstein – Nextgov: “The master database cataloging material related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy has always been housed in a Top Secret vault, much of the time on a personal computer, according to…
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Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Law and Literature

    Law and Literature
    For more than 15 years, Catharine Stimpson and I have taught a "Law and Literature" seminar at NYU Law School.It is a popular class (mainly because of Kate, a literature professor and former dean of the graduate school) with lively...
  • Jul 23

    Immunity for judge who had intimate relationship with complaining witness in felony matter

    Immunity for judge who had intimate relationship with complaining witness in felony matter
    New decision from Sixth Circuit in case where judge had an intimate relationship with the complaining witness in a felony matter. Judge Wade McCree, while serving as the presiding judge in a felony child - support case against Robert King,...
  • Jul 23

    Stephen Galoob & Ethan Lieb, "INTENTIONS, COMPLIANCE, AND FIDUCIARY OBLIGATIONS"

    Stephen Galoob & Ethan Lieb, "INTENTIONS, COMPLIANCE, AND FIDUCIARY OBLIGATIONS"
    Article. Abstract: This essay investigates the structure of fiduciary obligations, specifically the obliga- tion of loyalty. Fiduciary obligations differ from promissory obligations with respect to the possibility of “accidental…
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Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jul 23

    Evolving Contract Schema

    Evolving Contract Schema
    With co-authors, I’ve been working on a series of experimental papers about contract law that appear to be converging on a theme: what individuals think “contract” means has purchase in the real-world,…
  • Jul 23

    FAN 24 (First Amendment News) — Stephen Barnett: The Little-Known Man Behind the Well-Known Word

    FAN 24 (First Amendment News) — Stephen Barnett: The Little-Known Man Behind the Well-Known Word
    We live by falsehoods. They feed the myths of the great figures whose words are etched in our collective memory as if they were tablets from on High. We know those words; we are moved by those words; and those words define who we are or…
  • Jul 23

    The World Dan Markel Created

    The World Dan Markel Created
    There have been such moving tributes to Dan Markel posted online that I wondered what I could add that hasn’t already been said about him. I didn’t know Dan as closely as many others, but I was fortunate to get to know him back in…
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FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
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Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

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

    Prosecuting Politicians For Hate Speech in Finland

    Prosecuting Politicians For Hate Speech in Finland
    Heli Askola, Monash University Faculty of Law, is publishing `Taking the Bait? Lessons from a ‘Hate Speech' Prosecution, in the Canadian Journal of Law and Society (2014). Here is the abstract. This article uses one case study to explore…
  • Jul 23

    The ECtHR, Internet Publishers, and Reputational Injury Under the European Convention on Human Right

    The ECtHR, Internet Publishers, and Reputational Injury Under the European Convention on Human Right
    Neville Cox, Trinity College (Dublin), has published Delfi AS v Estonia: The Liability of Secondary Internet Publishers for Violation of Reputational Rights Under the European Convention on Human Rights at 77 Modern Law Review 619 (2014).…
  • Jul 22

    The Lack of Press Freedom In Myanmar

    The Lack of Press Freedom In Myanmar
    A New York Times opinion piece on the lack of journalistic freedom in Myanmar.
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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/
  • Jul 22

    Anne Arundel County to Implement Electronic Court Filing

    Anne Arundel County to Implement Electronic Court Filing
    We have been hearing for some time about the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) project that will eventually allow for electronic filings, allowing Maryland lawyers to get the same modern conveniences of electronic filing that we have…
  • Jul 21

    Tort Reformers Were Right, Doctors Do Flee States Without Cap

    Tort Reformers Were Right, Doctors Do Flee States Without Cap
    One of the great selling points of caps in medical malpractice cases is that it encourages doctors to come to your state to practice.  Every state, particularly in jurisdictions with rural areas where access and availability to doctors…
  • Jul 14

    Lawsuits Involving Famous People Drive Me Crazy

    Lawsuits Involving Famous People Drive Me Crazy
    The trial to decide the fate of the record-breaking $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers began Monday afternoon with the lead attorney for Shelly Sterling calling Donald Sterling as a witness and suggesting a bench warrant be…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jul 24

    Why Has Bell Remained Silent on Its Subscriber Information Disclosure Practices?

    Why Has Bell Remained Silent on Its Subscriber Information Disclosure Practices?
    In the aftermath of the Supreme Court of Canada's Spencer decision, several leading Canadian ISPs have publicly announced that they have changed their practices on the disclosure of subscriber information (including basic subscriber…
  • Jul 23

    OECD Releases New Broadband Data: Canada Ranks in Bottom Third on Mobile Broadband Subscription

    OECD Releases New Broadband Data: Canada Ranks in Bottom Third on Mobile Broadband Subscription
    The OECD released its latest Internet broadband data yesterday, covering the 34 OECD member states. The update emphasized wireless broadband access, comparing subscription rates across the OECD (many other aspects of the OECD data collection,…
  • Jul 22

    Welcome to the Hotel California: ISPs Who Won’t Take No For An Answer

    Welcome to the Hotel California: ISPs Who Won’t Take No For An Answer
    Last week, a recorded customer service call with U.S. Internet provider Comcast went viral as the recording featured a Comcast representative spend 20 minutes deflecting a customer's request to drop its Internet service. While Comcast…
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Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: BitLicense, Bathroom Breaks, Cruise Accountability

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: BitLicense, Bathroom Breaks, Cruise Accountability
    What if you were only permitted six minutes per day for bathroom breaks? Or really, what if you were timed at all? I’d imagine it wouldn’t go over well, and it isn’t with a company in Chicago, as Andrew Rodman explains.…
  • Jul 22

    Is SEO dead?

    Is SEO dead?
    Other than good content, good title tags, good site architecture, site speed, and engaging others via content to generate organic links to my blog, I never worried much about Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Years later when I search for…
  • Jul 22

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Infrastructure Through P3s, Boosting Creativity, ACA Subsidie

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Infrastructure Through P3s, Boosting Creativity, ACA Subsidie
    In the big news of the day, the Affordable Care Act has taken a major hit. It isn’t on some of the entertaining issues we’ve seen weighed, but instead has to do with  tax subsidies to federal exchanges. Lee Beck has your…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jul 24

    Can better access to citizenship help resolve conflict and refugee crises in Africa’s Great Lakes Region?

    Can better access to citizenship help resolve conflict and refugee crises in Africa’s Great Lakes Region?
    The manifold problems of conflict and displacement in Africa’s Great Lakes region[1] seem as complex as they do intractable. After all, with the exception of Tanzania, all the countries in the region have generated refugees and…
  • Jul 24

    Introducing Lucy Hovil

    Introducing Lucy Hovil
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Dr. Lucy Hovil as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Lucy is the Senior Researcher for at the International Refugee Rights Initiative where, for the past six years, she has been…
  • Jul 24

    You go, ‘Grrls! (Part 2)

    You go, ‘Grrls! (Part 2)
    Over the past year, our contributors have had so many noteworthy accomplishments that we had to write two posts to fit them all (see Part 1 here). Congratulations to all! Rachel Anderson was promoted and is now a tenured full professor…
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Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jul 22

    .ma Meh

    .ma Meh
    Dog.ma resolves, but isn’t interesting. Opti.ma is parked, which almost seems appropriate. Enig.ma doesn’t resolve, which also seems appropriate, and it isn’t available. And neither are mag.ma and dra.ma. Look.ma exists but…
  • Jul 17

    B+

    B+
    I really wanted to like this initial effort from Represent.us more than I did. It’s a good effort, marred by some sophomoric stuff. Actually, I like the straight pitch better: I wonder how they will play in Kentucky? Although facially…
  • Jul 16

    A Mystery: Miami Property Values Seem Immune to Climate Change Risk

    A Mystery: Miami Property Values Seem Immune to Climate Change Risk
    There’s been a lot of news recently about the dire effects climate change can have on Miami, yet not only has the risk not been priced into real estate but values are rising. What’s up? Are climate change deniers that ……
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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jul 20

    Practice Notes: Sauce For The Goose

    Practice Notes: Sauce For The Goose
    I enjoy studying upward variance opinions, because they usually contain language and rules that can be used by the defense to support downward variances in other cases. This is true because, whatever specific factors are discussed, federal…
  • Jul 18

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part I of II

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part I of II
    I am honored to join Ellen Podgor, Lawrence Goldman, and Solomon Wisenberg as a blogger on the White Collar Crime Prof Blog. My focus on the blog will be matters related to internal investigations and international white collar crime. To...
  • Jul 18

    Welcome Professor Lucian Dervan to the WhiteCollarCrimeProf Blog

    Welcome Professor Lucian Dervan to the WhiteCollarCrimeProf Blog
    Welcome to Professor Lucian Dervan, who is joining the White Collar Crime Prof Blog. Professor Dervan is a professor of Southern Illinois School of Law, where he also serves as the Director of Faculty Development. A prolific scholar,…
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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
  • Jul 2

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014
    I was invited to deliver a keynote address at the ISCRAM Asia Conference 2014 held in Sri Lanka from 20 – 21 June 2014. My session was held at the University of Colombo’s School of Computing and was titled ‘The more the…
  • Jul 2

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014
    I was invited to deliver a keynote address at the ISCRAM Asia Conference 2014 held in Sri Lanka from 20 – 21 June 2014. My session was held at the University of Colombo’s School of Computing and was titled ‘The more the…
  • Jun 10

    Remixing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ in Sri Lanka

    Remixing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ in Sri Lanka
    Intrigued by the production of several geo-remixed (a term borrowed from Ethan Zuckerman) videos in Sri Lanka of Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ song, I penned an article for Groundviews. I submit, Happiness is clearly present and…
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