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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/
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    2016 Princeton Review's Best 380 College

    2016 Princeton Review's Best 380 College
    The Princeton Review has released The Best 380 Colleges -- 2016 Edition. According to the press release, the book contains 62 rankings based on surveys completed by 136,000 students at the 380 schools (358 per school) (methodology here),…
  • Aug 4

    ABA Approves Merger Of Rutgers-Camden And Rutgers-Newark Law School

    ABA Approves Merger Of Rutgers-Camden And Rutgers-Newark Law School
    Press Release, American Bar Association Approves Merger Creating Rutgers Law School: The Council of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar approved today the merger of Rutgers’ law schools…
  • Aug 4

    7th Circuit: Florida Coastal Law Grad Cannot Discharge $260,000 Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy

    7th Circuit: Florida Coastal Law Grad Cannot Discharge $260,000 Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy
    The Seventh Circuit has affirmed decisions of a federal bankruptcy court and district court preventing a Marquette (MBA) and Florida Coastal (J.D.) graduate from discharging $260,000 in student loan debt in bankruptcy. Tetzlaff v. Educational…
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/
  • Aug 4

    Tuesday Open Thread

    Tuesday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 4

    1991 and the Racial Justice Act

    1991 and the Racial Justice Act
    Continuing from the last post on the battle between Joe Biden and Pres. H.W. Bush, with each claiming to be tougher on Crime: There was one voice of reason at the hearing: Sen. Howard Metzenbaum of Ohio. Here's what he said about why the…
  • Aug 4

    Joe Biden 's One Man Crime Band

    Joe Biden 's One Man Crime Band
    Joe Biden, the "Band of One" needs watching. Last night I was reading a speech he gave on the Senate Floor in 1991, in which he claimed Pres. Bush wasn't tough enough on crime and his crime bill was tougher than Bush's. The cite is 137…
Rank this Week: 5

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 4

    Warehouse Lending Fraud Results in Guilty Plea

    Warehouse Lending Fraud Results in Guilty Plea
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Brady Bunte, the former owner of an Orange County, California mortgage lending company, pleaded guilty to bank fraud in U.S. District Court in Louisville, Kentucky in a warehouse lending fraud.  Bunte devised a…
  • Aug 4

    Mortgage Fraud Sentencing for New Jersey Family

    Mortgage Fraud Sentencing for New Jersey Family
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Christopher Colatrella, 43, Wall Township, New Jersey was sentenced to 5 years in state prison after pleading guilty to 2nd Degree Financial Facilitation of Criminal Activity (Money Laundering) related to an…
  • Aug 4

    Retrial in Las Vegas Results in Mortgage Fraud Conviction

    Retrial in Las Vegas Results in Mortgage Fraud Conviction
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Brett Depue, 42, Gilbert, Arizona, was convicted following a four-day jury trial, and 1½ days of deliberations, of one count of conspiracy to commit mail, bank and wire fraud, and seven counts wire fraud in…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 5

    How was your 4th?

    How was your 4th?
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Jeffrey: So it's the 4th of July once again. How do you feel about it? I'm sitting at home alone and feeling like an outsider. I don't…
  • Jul 5

    FL - American Horror

    FL - American Horror
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Mike: Megan's law is a sickening display of American law. After finding myself "tricked" by the state of Florida into becoming a…
  • Jul 5

    SC - WHERE LOOKS AND LIES CAN TAKE YOU

    SC - WHERE LOOKS AND LIES CAN TAKE YOU
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Charles Farabee: I'm Charles Farabee, and I'm a sex offender in South Carolina. I moved to Clinton South Carolina in 1996 from…
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

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Aug 4

    Semeraro on Farsighted Originalism

    Semeraro on Farsighted Originalism
    Steven Semeraro (Thomas Jefferson School of Law) has posted Originally Meant to Live: Interpreting the Constitution's Elegant Specificities Through Farsighted Originalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Professor Semeraro's essay contends that…
  • Aug 4

    Tsesis on Free Speech Doctrine, Balancing, & Contextualization

    Tsesis on Free Speech Doctrine, Balancing, & Contextualization
    Alexander Tsesis (Loyola University Chicago School of Law) has posted The Categorical Free Speech Doctrine and Contextualization (Emory Law Journal, Vol. 65, No. 2, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article analyzes the impact of the…
  • Aug 3

    Redish & Heins on Premodern Constitutionalism

    Redish & Heins on Premodern Constitutionalism
    Martin H. Redish and Matthew Heins (Northwestern University - School of Law and Northwestern University - School of Law) have posted Premodern Constitutionalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: When scholars traditionally debated issues of…
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/
  • Aug 4

    Former military contractor sentenced for stealing classified file

    Former military contractor sentenced for stealing classified file
    [JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida [official website] on Monday sentenced Christopher R. Glenn 120 months in jail and three years of supervised release for willful retention of classified national…
  • Aug 4

    UK trader sentenced to 14 years for interest rate manipulation

    UK trader sentenced to 14 years for interest rate manipulation
    [JURIST] Former UK bank trader Tom Hayes [BBC profile] was convicted Monday of eight counts of conspiracy to defraud. Following a unanimous jury verdict, Judge Jeremy Cooke [official profile] sentenced Hayes to 14 years in prison for…
  • Aug 3

    Obama announces new EPA air quality regulation

    Obama announces new EPA air quality regulation
    US President Barack Obama on Monday announced [statement, video] a set of new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) [official website] power plant pollution regulations [EPA materials] designed to improve air quality and reduce green house…
Rank this Week: 11

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Aug 4

    NO WIN FOR WYNDHAM

    NO WIN FOR WYNDHAM
    A.G. Schneiderman Secures Settlement Including $20,000 In Restitution For Worker Fired By Wyndham Hotel Group While On Jury Duty Employee Was Terminated While Serving Jury Duty In The Bronx, A Violation Of State…
  • Aug 3

    ROCK ON, DUDE!

    ROCK ON, DUDE!
    Hanging with Papa Roach in Moscow.
  • Aug 3

    I SIGNED OFF ON IT!

    I SIGNED OFF ON IT!
    Jacoby Shaddiz of Papa Roach was seen signing the St Basil guestbook in Moscow. "What a beautiful Church. All Praise to the Most High Jesus Christ. Jacoby" That's my scribble -- "Lucas" -- right at the bottom ....
Rank this Week: 12

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

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

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

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

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

    LEED® Certification Milestone

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

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

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

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Aug 4

    Lawmakers Tap Campaign Funds to Pay for Criminal Defense

    Lawmakers Tap Campaign Funds to Pay for Criminal Defense
    Some New York lawmakers have questioned whether the criminal justice system is giving them a fair shake. But an advantage they have over many criminal defendants is a pool of money they can tap to pay for defense lawyers.
  • Aug 4

    AM Roundup: Judge Lifts ‘Ag-Gag’

    AM Roundup: Judge Lifts ‘Ag-Gag’
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
  • Aug 3

    Promontory to Lawsky: Watch Your Language

    Promontory to Lawsky: Watch Your Language
    Promontory Financial Group is preparing to square off in court against New York's top banking regulator, but it also seems to have a beef with how the department‘s former head, Benjamin Lawsky, is marketing his new consulting firm.
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 4

    Filipino Immigrants in the United State

    Filipino Immigrants in the United State
    This Migration Information Source Spotlight looks at Filipino immigrants in the United States. Filipino immigrants constitute one of the largest foreign-born groups in the United States. Since 1990, the Philippines has been consistently among…
  • Aug 4

    At the Movies: Facing Fear

    At the Movies: Facing Fear
    In the documentary Facing Fear, we see a former neo-Nazi skinhead and the gay victim of his hate crime meet by chance 25 years later, reconcile, and collaborate in educational presentations. In this Academy Award-nominated short documentary,…
  • Aug 4

    Small LA Area City Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Participate in Government

    Small LA Area City Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Participate in Government
    The Los Angeles Times reports on Huntington Park, a small city in the Los Angeles, on its efforts to integrate undocumented immigrants into municipal government. Julian Zatarain arrived from Mexico in 2007 when he was 13. The 21-year-old…
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/
  • Aug 3

    Alabama Law is Hiring

    Alabama Law is Hiring
    The University of Alabama School is hiring, and my friend Julie Hill is chairing the appointments committee. Position descriptions after...
  • Aug 3

    Dan Price as Henry Ford: Who Needs the Dodge Brothers When You Have Your Own?

    Dan Price as Henry Ford: Who Needs the Dodge Brothers When You Have Your Own?
    Last week, the NY Times did a piece on Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments, who announced in April that...
  • Aug 3

    Family Film Blogging: Ant-Man

    Family Film Blogging: Ant-Man
    So, I'm sure loyal readers were wondering if I were ill or at the International Space Station given the fact...
Rank this Week: 17

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jul 31

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law
    This is cross-posted from PrawfsBlawg with permission of the author, Heather Whitney (Bigelow Fellow, Chicago). I worked on Google’s Global Ethics & Compliance team from 2007-2010 and at that time the thought of labor law having…
  • Jul 29

    Do Right-to-Work Laws Increase Inequality?

    Do Right-to-Work Laws Increase Inequality?
    Vladimir Kogan (Ohio State - Political Science) has just posted on SSRN his article Do Anti-Union Policies Increase Inequality? Evidence from State Adoption of Right-to-Work Laws. Here's the abstract: The distribution of income lies at the…
  • Jul 28

    DOJ Tries to Avoid Equal Protection Ruling on ADA Exception for Gender Identity Disorder

    DOJ Tries to Avoid Equal Protection Ruling on ADA Exception for Gender Identity Disorder
    The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the EEOC read Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination to cover employment discrimination based on gender identity, including transgender status. Now, DOJ’s Civil Division is trying to use its…
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Article On The Betrayed (?) Wills Of Kafka And Brod

    Article On The Betrayed (?) Wills Of Kafka And Brod
    Nili Cohen ( Professor, Tel-Aviv University) recently published an article entitled, The Betrayed (?) Wills of Kafka and Brod, 27 Law & Lit. 1-21 (2015). Provided below is an abstract of the article: The endeavor to trace the will of...
  • Aug 4

    Mississippi Requires Willful Conduct To Trigger Slayer Statute

    Mississippi Requires Willful Conduct To Trigger Slayer Statute
    One day, upset that his mother was leaving, John Armstrong took a mallet and attacked his mother which resulted in her death. He confessed to the killing and, as a result, saw his siblings seek to exclude him from his...
  • Aug 4

    Girl Adopted By Stepfather Entitled to Biological Father's Retirement Plan

    Girl Adopted By Stepfather Entitled to Biological Father's Retirement Plan
    When Austin Hardy died, he left behind a retirement plan that was administered by his employer but did not have a named death beneficiary. As a result, his employer followed the plan's procedure and transferred the proceeds to Hardy's…
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/
  • Aug 4

    Inconvenient truths on merger retrospective studie

    Inconvenient truths on merger retrospective studie
    Greg Werden, DOJ argues Inconvenient truths on merger retrospective studies. ABSTRACT: Inconvenient truths prevent econometric merger retrospective studies from substantially altering our understanding of competitive effects from horizontal…
  • Aug 4

    Ginsburg and Wright on FRAND in Japan

    Ginsburg and Wright on FRAND in Japan
    Some of you might remember the Alphaville song Big in Japan from the 1980s (proving that the band that brought us Forever Young was a two hit wonder, not a one hit wonder). What is big in Japan now? The...
  • Aug 4

    Ginsburg and Wright on FRAND in Japan

    Ginsburg and Wright on FRAND in Japan
    Some of you might remember the Alphaville song Big in Japan from the 1980s (proving that the band that brought us Forever Young was a two hit wonder, not a one hit wonder). What is big in Japan now? The...
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Federal Disabilities Education Act Does Not Require Plan Tailored To Student's Religious Need

    Federal Disabilities Education Act Does Not Require Plan Tailored To Student's Religious Need
    In M.L. ex rel Leiman v. Starr, (D MD, Aug. 3, 2015), a Maryland federal district court held that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) does not require a public school system to take account of a student's…
  • Aug 4

    Egypt Will Close Down Restaurants That Prohibit Women From Wearing Hijab

    Egypt Will Close Down Restaurants That Prohibit Women From Wearing Hijab
    According to Egyptian Streets yesterday, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism Khaled Abbas Rami says he will close down any restaurants or tourism facilities that refuse service to women wearing hijabs (Muslim headscarves). Apparently a number…
  • Aug 4

    Sportscaster Sues Fox Sports Claiming Religious Discrimination

    Sportscaster Sues Fox Sports Claiming Religious Discrimination
    Yesterday former NFL player and sportscaster Craig James filed suit in a Texas state court against Fox Sports and various of its affiliates claiming religious discrimination in violation of the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act and breach…
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/
  • Aug 4

    Call for GuestPrawfs, 2015-16

    Call for GuestPrawfs, 2015-16
    As the new school year looms, so does our annual need for a new slate of GuestPrawfs to keep this site moving. We are looking to fill slots beginning in November and for the rest of the academic year. If you are a past guest, please (please!)…
  • Aug 3

    Long time lurker, first time blogger

    Long time lurker, first time blogger
    Thanks Howard for the welcome. My tenure file closed a little over a month ago, so time to blog! Just a bit about myself so that we aren't complete strangers here. Rather than coffee, I start my day with a routine. I type p (prawfsblawg…
  • Aug 2

    Sex, Drugs and Other Vice

    Sex, Drugs and Other Vice
    I had the great pleasure of participating on a SEALS panel this morning discussing prostitution, prison sex, drugs, sin taxes and vice in general. Perfect material for a Sunday morning, right? Seth Stoughton (South Carolina) organized this…
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 19

    3rd Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange – Dartmouth, MA

    3rd Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange – Dartmouth, MA
    The University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth School of Law hosts its Third Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange October 16, 2015, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration is limited and opens August...
  • Jul 19

    CFP: Intellectual Property in International and European Law

    CFP: Intellectual Property in International and European Law
    The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law invites submissions for its upcoming Special Issue (82nd edition) on ‘Intellectual Property in International and European Law’. With technological advancement…
  • Jul 19

    CFP: European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review

    CFP: European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review
    The  European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law (EPPPL) Review invites contributions to upcoming issues. Facing severe budgetary restraints, the modern State has to balance rising demands for transparency and...
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 27

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 4

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Research Deep Links to CanLII Shaunna Mireau To continue the theme from…
  • Aug 4

    The Law Schools and the Future of Indigenous Law in Canada

    The Law Schools and the Future of Indigenous Law in Canada
    The recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission have presented Canadian society with a set of urgent ‘calls to action.’ Two in particular require a response from the law schools, Recommendations 27 and 28, quoted in…
  • Aug 3

    Ontario WSIB Takes to Social Media!

    Ontario WSIB Takes to Social Media!
    Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has taken to Twitter in an attempt to reach the province’s young workers. The Board has launched a Twitter contest challenging workers between the ages of 15 and 24 to tag a…
Rank this Week: 28

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 4

    Microsoft v Motorola: US court grants damages for attempted enforcement of standard essential patents in Germany

    Microsoft v Motorola: US court grants damages for attempted enforcement of standard essential patents in Germany
    Both Motorola and Microsoft are members of the standard setting organisations Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ("IEEE") and the International Telecommunication Union ("ITU"). Motorola owns numerous patents that are essential…
  • Aug 4

    The AMBA Consultation on the Reform of the Boards of Appeal

    The AMBA Consultation on the Reform of the Boards of Appeal
    Fellow Kat Jeremy briefly reported that AMBA (the Association of the Members of the Boards of Appeal) has launched its own consultation on its proposed new structure of governance for the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office.…
  • Aug 3

    Tuesday tiddlywink

    Tuesday tiddlywink
    Henry Carr: a portrait in search of a caption?Hurrah for Henry!  It was with a mixture of excitement and pleasure that this Kat read of the canonisation annointment appointment of Henry Carr QC as a judge of the Chancery Division of the…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 4

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Walter Dellinger (Part one)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Walter Dellinger (Part one)
    “In many ways, if you want to know what moves the Court to decide cases, listen to oral argument, which is much more like the Supreme Court’s Id. Opinions are like the Supreme Court’s Super Ego.” Walter Dellinger is…
  • Aug 4

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    Briefly: Jeremy Jacobs of Greenwire reports that “[a]t least one change U.S. EPA made to its Clean Power Plan before finalizing it was clearly aimed at a specific audience: the Supreme Court’s nine justices.” In an op-ed for…
  • Aug 3

    Round-up of recent new

    Round-up of recent new
    Although the Court is in recess, coverage of and commentary on the recently ended Term continue.  Sullivan & Cromwell LLP reviewed the Court’s business cases, providing “concise summaries of key cases in the commercial…
Rank this Week: 30

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 31

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 3

    Google’s Waze road alert map of America

    Google’s Waze road alert map of America
    US states ranked by % of alerts reported by users for each issue. Press the buttons below to see different alerts. ‘Accident’, ‘Traffic Jams’ and ‘Hazard on road’ are ranked as % of total user alerts, all…
  • Aug 3

    Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action

    Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action
    “From this page, you can download a PDF version of the complete report, Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action. You can also download sections of the report, the technical appendix, and an overview fact…
  • Aug 3

    Consumer and Credit Reporting, Scoring, and Related Policy Issue

    Consumer and Credit Reporting, Scoring, and Related Policy Issue
    CRS Report – Consumer and Credit Reporting, Scoring, and Related Policy Issues, Darryl E. Getter, Specialist in Financial Economics. July 30, 2015. “The consumer data industry collects and subsequently provides information to…
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

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

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

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Aug 4

    On intuitions in metaphysics and ethics...

    On intuitions in metaphysics and ethics...
    ...and driving on the left. This is clever! (Thanks to Andrew Beck for the pointer.)
  • Aug 4

    The cost of applying to PhD program

    The cost of applying to PhD program
    Some familiar laments here, but what can actually be done? I assume fees and policies are set at the university, not departmental, level. Thoughts? (Thanks to Andrew Vierra for the pointer.)
  • Aug 3

    Where tenure-track faculty at the US "top 25" programs received their PhD, 2015-16 (1st draft)

    Where tenure-track faculty at the US "top 25" programs received their PhD, 2015-16 (1st draft)
    Here's where tenure-track faculty in 2015-16 (with the tenure home in philosophy) at the top 25 U.S. programs (list below the fold) earned their PhD or DPhil; the first number is the total number of graduates in tenure-track positions at...
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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/
  • Aug 4

    Time to say goodbye to paywalls in legal publishing?

    Time to say goodbye to paywalls in legal publishing?
    Media Life’s Toni Fitzgerald writes that it’s time to say goodbye to paywalls in the newspaper business. Though 73% of papers have digital paywalls in effort to capture revenue lost by declining subscriptions and ad sales,…
  • Aug 3

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: E-Discovery Keywords, Seizing Data, Cyber Legislation

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: E-Discovery Keywords, Seizing Data, Cyber Legislation
    Cybersecurity, privacy and related issues are just about always in the news it seems—or at least that’s the way it is in the legal world. In today’s Top 10, we have a plethora of posts in that area. Total posts on the…
  • Aug 1

    There is no confusing one conductor for another

    There is no confusing one conductor for another
    I was sent a copy of David Ogilvy’s “Confessions of an Advertising Man” by a gentleman who through hard work and good judgement co-founded and lead to prominence one of the world’s leading semiconductor companies. I…
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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
  • Aug 3

    A Tribute to Marc Poirier

    A Tribute to Marc Poirier
    I want to mark the passing of a former colleague of mine, Seton Hall’s Marc Poirier. Marc was an exceptional scholar, teacher, and colleague. Marc was a deeply learned man, conversant in areas ranging from the jurisprudence of…
  • Aug 3

    Formalities of Judicial Voting

    Formalities of Judicial Voting
    I’ve started drafting my next book (on the Bill of Rights), and I’m not sure how that will change my blogging.  Maybe I will post less often, maybe my posts will focus on the Bill of Rights–we’ll see. For now,…
  • Aug 3

    FAN 70.1 (First Amendment News) Amarin v. FDA –Important Commercial Speech Case May be Decided Soon

    FAN 70.1 (First Amendment News) Amarin v. FDA –Important Commercial Speech Case May be Decided Soon
    The FDA has long sought to ban manufacturers from promoting off-label uses of approved drugs and medical devices.  In taking the position that manufacturers and their agents cannot promote off-label uses, the FDA suggests they are…
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Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 4

    IP Laws and the Meaning of "Copy"

    IP Laws and the Meaning of "Copy"
    Peter K. Yu, Texas A&M University School of Law, is publishing The Copy in Copyright in Intellectual Property and Access to IM/Material Goods (Jessica C. Lai and Antoinette Maget Dominice eds.; Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016). Here is the…
  • Aug 4

    The Supreme Court's Categorical Free Speech Doctrine

    The Supreme Court's Categorical Free Speech Doctrine
    Alexander Tsesis, Loyola University (Chicago) School of Law, is publishing The Categorical Free Speech Doctrine and Contextualization in volume 65 of the Emory Law Journal (2015). Here is the abstract. This article analyzes the impact of the…
  • Aug 3

    Dungeons & Dragons Lawsuit Dropped; Parties Move Forward With "D&D" Film

    Dungeons & Dragons Lawsuit Dropped; Parties Move Forward With "D&D" Film
    From The Hollywood Reporter's Eriq Gardner: the parties on opposite sides of the Dungeons & Dragons litigation (Warner Brothers, Hasbro, and Sweetpea Entertainment) have decided to come together to create a new movie that will…
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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/
  • Aug 3

    I Went to the ‘Beach’

    I Went to the ‘Beach’
    Me, yesterday, at the Beach at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.. Although it wasn’t that deep, it was actually very hard to get get traction and stand up…
  • Aug 1

    Clinton Monster Movie

    Clinton Monster Movie
    I guess this is what yukked them up in Hilary Clinton campaign HQ.
  • Jul 29

    Win 10 GIF

    Win 10 GIF
    Cute.
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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/
  • Aug 3

    Florida Lawyers Fight Invasion (by Lawyers)

    Florida Lawyers Fight Invasion (by Lawyers)
    The WSJ Law Blog (Jacob Gershman) reports, based on an ALM Florida business article, that lawyers in Florida are alarmed by the bar president's revolutionary idea: Motion admission might be a good idea. Says the WSJ blog: "The newly…
  • Aug 3

    Efficiency and Disclosure in Criminal Case

    Efficiency and Disclosure in Criminal Case
    The NYT reports on a brief arguing in substance that prosecutors violate Brady obligations when they fail to disclose information they possess even if defense counsel could have uncovered the information with a diligent search. (The…
  • Jul 31

    Will the ABA adopt anti-bias rule in text of 8.4?

    Will the ABA adopt anti-bias rule in text of 8.4?
    As many of our readers know, Model Rule 8.4 has a comment paragraph suggesting that certain discriminatory conduct might be grounds for discipline because it is prejudicial to the administration of justice. An ABA ethics committee is now…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 3

    Go On! Women in International Law Networking Breakfast in DC (deadline TOMORROW)

    Go On! Women in International Law Networking Breakfast in DC (deadline TOMORROW)
    This Thursday, August 6, 2015, the Women in International Law Interest Group (WILIG) of ASIL will sponsor a breakfast featuring accomplished professionals in various practices of international law, who will discuss their…
  • Jul 29

    Judge’s Order in Flores Should Signal the End of Family Detention in the United State

    Judge’s Order in Flores Should Signal the End of Family Detention in the United State
    A federal judge issued an order in the Flores case that should go a long way to ending the government’s practice of detaining children and their mothers in unlicensed, secure facilities in Dilley and Karnes, Texas. Since the summer of…
  • Jul 27

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr
    Shocked and saddened to read that U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander William Kuebler died from cancer on July 17, at age 44. (photo credit) Bill’s representation of Omar Khadr, born in Canada and seized by U.S. forces in an Afghanistan…
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Threat Level

Threat Level

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

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

    This App Lets Anyone 3-D Print ‘Do-Not-Duplicate’ Key

    This App Lets Anyone 3-D Print ‘Do-Not-Duplicate’ Key
    In an age of 3-D printing, making keys in unusual shapes doesn't offer the security it once did. The post This App Lets Anyone 3-D Print ‘Do-Not-Duplicate’ Keys appeared first on WIRED.
  • Aug 4

    Hackers Can Seize Control of Electric Skateboards and Toss Rider

    Hackers Can Seize Control of Electric Skateboards and Toss Rider
    Imagine flying down the road at 20 mph on your electric skateboard when a hacker suddenly jams the breaks and throws you off. The post Hackers Can Seize Control of Electric Skateboards and Toss Riders appeared first on WIRED.
  • Aug 3

    Researchers Create First Firmware Worm That Attacks Mac

    Researchers Create First Firmware Worm That Attacks Mac
    The common wisdom is that Apple computers are more secure than PCs. It turns out this isn't true. The post Researchers Create First Firmware Worm That Attacks Macs appeared first on WIRED.
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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/
  • Aug 4

    When Do You Call an Accident Reconstructionist?

    When Do You Call an Accident Reconstructionist?
    Let me start off by saying I’m generally skeptical of the benefits of an accident reconstructionist as an expert witness in most car accident cases. Why?  Generally, I think in most liability dispute cases, jurors feel like they…
  • Aug 4

    What a Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby for Rape Might Look Like

    What a Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby for Rape Might Look Like
    Bill Cosby has been in the news a little bit.  As you know, dozens of women have alleged that Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them. The claims date back to the 1960s, with the alleged victims ranging from random women that…
  • Aug 3

    Tom Brady Is the Enemy of Personal Injury Lawyer

    Tom Brady Is the Enemy of Personal Injury Lawyer
    I hate the New England Patriots. I started rooting against them the minute they started getting good in 2001.  While I hate Tom Brady as a byproduct, I have to admit that — notwithstanding maybe Bridget Moyahan — he is…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Aug 4

    Canadian Government Amends “Caretaker Rules” To Give Itself Power to Continue Negotiating TPP

    Canadian Government Amends “Caretaker Rules” To Give Itself Power to Continue Negotiating TPP
    This past weekend was a busy one politically as Canada was launched into a lengthy election campaign just as countries negotiating the latest round of Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations in Hawaii failed to conclude a deal. With reports…
  • Jul 29

    Is Canada Set to Cave on Copyright Term Extension in the TPP?

    Is Canada Set to Cave on Copyright Term Extension in the TPP?
    As the negotiations on the Trans Pacific Partnership continue in Hawaii, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a guest post I wrote on the implications of copyright term extension for Canada. The EFF has also launched a campaign…
  • Jul 28

    Mapping Out the CRTC Blueprint for Universal, Affordable Internet Acce

    Mapping Out the CRTC Blueprint for Universal, Affordable Internet Acce
    In the wake of nearly two decades of study, debate, task forces, and government programs, Canada's telecommunications regulator has begun to unveil its blueprint for ensuring that all Canadians have access to affordable, high-speed Internet…
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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
  • May 28

    Power mapping

    Power mapping
    Cross posted from Groundviews. ### I was asked to contribute an article to an up-coming issue of The Architect, the journal of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects. The issue will be anchored to the idea of ‘democratic…
  • May 7

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

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

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian

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