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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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Dec 17

    Obama Issues Pardons and Commutation

    Obama Issues Pardons and Commutation
    President Obama issued 12 pardons and 8 sentence commutations today. Some of the commutations went to those serving life sentences under the old, unduly harsh crack cocaine guidelines. The full list is here. These are the first…
  • Dec 17

    Obama Restores Ties With Cuba

    Obama Restores Ties With Cuba
    After 50 years, the U.S. has restored ties with Cuba. After 18 months of secret talks, Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed in a phone call on Tuesday on a breakthrough prisoner exchange, the opening of embassies in each…
  • Dec 17

    Spending Bill Denies Funding for Federal Medical Marijuana Raids in Approved State

    Spending Bill Denies Funding for Federal Medical Marijuana Raids in Approved State
    Thanks to the passing of a little known amendmment inserted via amendment into the omnibus spending bill by by sponsors Rep. Dana Rorsbacher and Samm Farr, the DEA will be unable to conduct medical marijuana raids in states that allow…
Rank this Week: 2

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

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

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry
    Video Description: Anyone convicted of a crime involving sex may be put on a public registry. At a conference on sex offender laws Vicky Henry, president of Women Against the Registry (WAR), tells of the horrendous consequences of the…
  • Nov 5

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say
    Original Article 10/17/2014 By Puck Lo Frank Lindsay, 62, is a father, small-business owner and avid surfer. He’s also one of 105,000 people in California — and 760,000 nationally — listed as a sex offender. In accordance…
  • Nov 5

    PA - Pennsylvania's Megan's Law mandate unfairly punishes offenders, court rule

    PA - Pennsylvania's Megan's Law mandate unfairly punishes offenders, court rule
    Original Article 10/14/2014 By Peter Hall Some of Pennsylvania's latest sex offender registration requirements run afoul of a constitutional ban on laws that create new penalties for people who have already paid for their crimes, the…
Rank this Week: 3

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Former Collateralized Mortgage Obligations Bond Trader Sentenced for Securities Fraud Scheme

    Former Collateralized Mortgage Obligations Bond Trader Sentenced for Securities Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Douglas Green, 50, Boca Raton, Florida, a former collateralized mortgage obligation bond trader was sentenced to 30 months in prison for engaging in a fraudulent trading scheme in which he manipulated the prices of CMOs…
  • Dec 17

    Former Mayor Convicted of Mortgage Fraud After 12 Day Trial

    Former Mayor Convicted of Mortgage Fraud After 12 Day Trial
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Marie Lucie Tondreau, a/k/a Lucie Tondreau, 54, former North Miami Mayor, was convicted by federal jury after a 12 day trial for her recruitment of straw buyers and other conduct in an $8,000,000 mortgage fraud scheme. As…
  • Dec 16

    Former Loan Officer Sentenced for Conspiring to Defraud Lender

    Former Loan Officer Sentenced for Conspiring to Defraud Lender
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Andrew Constantinou, 58, Unionville, Connecticut, a former loan officer at GMAC Mortgage and Countrywide Home Loans, was sentenced to 60 months in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme arising from the purchases…
Rank this Week: 4

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: 5

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Dec 17

    BACON HUNGRY SANTAS!

    BACON HUNGRY SANTAS!
    "No cookies. BACON!!!!!" @ Herald Square
  • Dec 17

    COME (ASIAN) SESAME!

    COME (ASIAN) SESAME!
    Asian sesame Chicken Broccoli, bok choy, water chestnuts, bell peppers, shiitakes, sprouts $11 @ Farmers Table (Boca Raton)
  • Dec 17

    JESSICA'S HAVING A BALL!

    JESSICA'S HAVING A BALL!
    @ Mar-a-Lago
Rank this Week: 6

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Dec 17

    Associate Bonus Watch: A Potpourri Of Payment Scale

    Associate Bonus Watch: A Potpourri Of Payment Scale
    Bonus reports from several different law firms -- mostly good news.
  • Dec 17

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.17.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.17.14
    * Rudolph sues for discrimination. This is why you should always let guys play in your reindeer games. [Bolek Besser Glesius LLC] * Congressional gridlock may call off... the Super Bowl? At least the Bears have other things to worry about…
  • Dec 17

    alt.legal: Know Thyself, Corporate Counsel, and Know Thy Spend

    alt.legal: Know Thyself, Corporate Counsel, and Know Thy Spend
    A lawyer who has really done it all and has some important advice for in-house lawyers.
Rank this Week: 7

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: 8

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/
  • Dec 17

    A Wager on Emerging Markets That Seems Poorly Timed

    A Wager on Emerging Markets That Seems Poorly Timed
    Many bond funds have loaded up on high-risk, high-return securities and, in the process, have become ever more opaque about the risks involved.
  • Dec 17

    Anti-Takeover Defense Measures Often Hurt Investor

    Anti-Takeover Defense Measures Often Hurt Investor
    Defensive tactics can serve legitimate business interests, but many invite criticism that companies are eager to avoid, Reynolds Holding writes in Reuters Breakingviews.
  • Dec 17

    Countrywide Whistle-Blower to Receive More Than $57 Million

    Countrywide Whistle-Blower to Receive More Than $57 Million
    Edward O'Donnell, a former Countrywide executive, helped prosecutors force Bank of America to pay a $16.65 billion penalty over its role in churning out shoddy mortgage securities.
Rank this Week: 9

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
  • Oct 25

    Como fiscalizar o processo eleitoral no dia da eleição presidencial

    Como fiscalizar o processo eleitoral no dia da eleição presidencial
    Olá, Compartilhei este vídeo para orientar você, e sobretudo, os fiscais das urnas eletrônicas que estarão presentes nas diversas seções eleitorais em todo Brasil na eleição…
  • Sep 12

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?
    Se você se identifica com a nossa área de atuação e tem interesse de trabalhar conosco, conheça nossa oferta de emprego para advogado júnior. Clique na imagem abaixo  
  • Oct 21

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe
    Há nove anos, os presidentes dos tribunais superiores entregaram ao então ministro da Justiça Márcio Thomaz Bastos uma proposta de modernização do Judiciário, sugerindo uma série de…
Rank this Week: 10

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Dec 17

    Wells on "Reclaiming the Petition Clause" by Krotoszynski

    Wells on "Reclaiming the Petition Clause" by Krotoszynski
    Christina E. Wells (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted Protest, Policing and the Petition Clause (Alabama Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay, a short book review of Ronald Krotoszynski Jr.'s book,…
  • Dec 17

    Gasser, Zittrain, Faris, & Heacock on the Berman Center Internet Monitor Project

    Gasser, Zittrain, Faris, & Heacock on the Berman Center Internet Monitor Project
    Urs Gasser (Harvard University - Berkman Center for Internet & Society; University of St. Gallen), Jonathan Zittrain (Harvard Law School and Kennedy School; Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Berkman Center for Internet…
  • Dec 17

    Rabkin on Attacks on Civilian Object

    Rabkin on Attacks on Civilian Object
    Jeremy Rabkin (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Anglo-American Dissent from the European Law of War: A History with Contemporary Echoes (San Diego International Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 1-72, 2014) on SSRN. Here is…
Rank this Week: 11

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Bower v. Texas 14-292 Issue: (1) Whether the former Texas special issues for death penalty sentencing do provide – as the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals held – or do not provide – as…
  • Dec 17

    Idaho to take same-sex marriage case to Court

    Idaho to take same-sex marriage case to Court
    Idaho’s governor today asked the Supreme Court to wait to act on new same-sex marriage cases until after officials from his state can file an appeal, early next month.  If the Court accepts the suggestion, that could slow down the…
  • Dec 17

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Dahlia Lithwick (Part two)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Dahlia Lithwick (Part two)
    The tension between how the media covers the Court and how the Court wants to be seen; understanding the Justices in public; and what might get lost in focusing, however deftly, on high-level legal analysis. “I think always the humor…
Rank this Week: 12

ITC 337 Law Blog

ITC 337 Law Blog

Covers International Trade Commission cases and news. By Oblon Spivak.

http://www.itcblog.com
Rank this Week: 13

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Dec 17

    Petronas’s Pacific NorthWest LNG Signs Tax Agreement with the District of Port Edward

    Petronas’s Pacific NorthWest LNG Signs Tax Agreement with the District of Port Edward
    Pacific NorthWest LNG and the District of Port Edward, British Columbia, announced today that they have agreed to a 25 year agreement-in-principle in support of infrastructure and services totaling approximately $150 million related to a…
  • Dec 17

    Transco to Construct Lateral to Serve Sabine Pass LNG Terminal

    Transco to Construct Lateral to Serve Sabine Pass LNG Terminal
    Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC (Transco) filed an application with FERC to construct a seven mile 36-inch pipeline to provide 1,200,000 Dth/day of incremental firm transportation capacity from the Station 65 Zone 3 Pool in St. Helena…
  • Dec 15

    FERC Pushes Back Environmental Review of the Aguirre Offshore GasPort Project

    FERC Pushes Back Environmental Review of the Aguirre Offshore GasPort Project
    FERC released a notice extending the date for the issuance of a final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for the proposed Aguirre Offshore GasPort Project to be located offshore Puerto Rico.  The FEIS will now be released on February…
Rank this Week: 14

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Capozzola reviews Hull's "A Scrap of Paper"

    Capozzola reviews Hull's "A Scrap of Paper"
    This past week JOTWELL published Christopher Capozzola's review, "The First World War: International Law Mattered More than You Think," which examines and lauds Isabel Hull's A Scrap of Paper: Breaking and Making International Law during the…
  • Dec 17

    New Online Sources on the New Deal

    New Online Sources on the New Deal
    [Legal historians of taxation and immigration rejoice: the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library has just put on line the digitized Morgenthau Diaries and Press Conferences and the records of the War Refuge Board.  From the press release:]FDR…
  • Dec 16

    The Berger-Howe Legal History Fellowship

    The Berger-Howe Legal History Fellowship
    [We have the following announcement.]Harvard Law School invites applications for the Berger-Howe Legal History Fellowship for the academic year 2015-16.  Eligible applicants include those who have a first law degree, who have completed…
Rank this Week: 15

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
Rank this Week: 16

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Local facility to house homeless sex offender

    Local facility to house homeless sex offender
    12-17-2014 Ohio: MANSFIELD – The Richland County Community Corrections Board approved a change Wednesday to admit some homeless county sex offenders to a local facility. Nothing Into Something Real Estate is a faith-based nonprofit agency…
  • Dec 16

    Parks Board decision on restricting sex offenders pushed back

    Parks Board decision on restricting sex offenders pushed back
    12-15-2014 Indiana: Enforcement remains a concern for several Vigo County Park Board members, as the board on Monday continued its discussion of whether or not people listed on the state’s sex offender registry should be banned from…
  • Dec 15

    R.I. prison system lacks resources to care for mentally ill inmate

    R.I. prison system lacks resources to care for mentally ill inmate
    12-15-2014 Rhode Island: CRANSTON — To reach D-mod, a specialized unit at the High Security Center of the Adult Correctional Institutions, you must pass through a series of steel doors manned by guards inside fortified control booths. You…
Rank this Week: 18

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 23

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/
  • Dec 17

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Changes with Cuba, Tribes and Cannabis, Evolution of Shopping

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Changes with Cuba, Tribes and Cannabis, Evolution of Shopping
    In the big news of the day, legal or otherwise, the President announced today plans to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba. We have multiple legal takes in the Top 10 today. Total posts on the LexBlog Network: 184. Business with Cuba…
  • Dec 16

    Legal communications and marketing people not using social media

    Legal communications and marketing people not using social media
    I recently ran across a press release in my feeds from a legal marketing company sharing word of work they were doing in the legal technology arena. I was going to share word of what they were doing on Twitter. Before doing so I went to look…
  • Dec 16

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: M&A, Native Advertising, Unpaid Intern

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: M&A, Native Advertising, Unpaid Intern
    Yes, hashtags do frequently look silly—and are often intended as such. But sometimes they do serve a purpose, even for lawyers. Lindsay Griffith has a great post on that subject today. Total posts on the LexBlog Network: 208. CBS’…
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • Dec 17

    Cuba

    Cuba
    The US approach to Cuba stopped making sense decades ago. Opening exchanges with Poland helped dislodge the Communist regime; the same is likely to happen to Cuba in the future. Maintaining the embargo with Cuba has done more to empower…
  • Dec 14

    Food for Thought

    Food for Thought
    While I enjoy fine dining in Paris, check out The Evil Waiter Case in the U. Miami Law Review.
  • Dec 7

    Off to Heidelberg

    Off to Heidelberg
    Thursday I’ll be discussing From Anonymity to Identification: Online Communication in a Time of Surveillance.  My hosts are the Netzpolitik AG of the University of Heidelberg, which translates, I think, as the Network Working Group…
Rank this Week: 20

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 17

    “Brian Sinclair Did Not Have to Die”

    “Brian Sinclair Did Not Have to Die”
    Brian Lloyd Sinclair died in September 2008 in the emergency department waiting room of Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre at the age of 45. He was pronounced dead in the early hours of September 21, 2008 after he had spent some 34…
  • Dec 17

    Avoiding Communications Claims in Litigation

    Avoiding Communications Claims in Litigation
    No matter what the area of practice, the number one source of claims at LAWPRO is a breakdown in communication between the lawyer and client. Between 2008 and 2013, nearly 4,600 communications claims – an average of 762 a year –…
  • Dec 17

    Should the ICC Do Anything About CIA Torture?

    Should the ICC Do Anything About CIA Torture?
    It shouldn’t come as any surprise to you that, before December 2014, the United States tortured its detainees. However, when the US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a 525-page excerpt of its findings on the US detainee…
Rank this Week: 17

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 21

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 16

    PluriCourts Fellowships for 3-12 months in 2015-2016

    PluriCourts Fellowships for 3-12 months in 2015-2016
    Temporary positions as visiting scholars at postdoctoral level are available at PluriCourts – Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, a Centre of Excellence at the Faculty of Law, University of…
  • Dec 16

    International Criminal Justice: Theory, Policy and Practice

    International Criminal Justice: Theory, Policy and Practice
    Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference University of Warwick  Call for Papers This proposed stream contains four panel sessions and invites submissions on all areas of substantive international criminal justice, whether on…
  • Dec 12

    Debating the ICC

    Debating the ICC
    In case you missed it, IntLawGrrls Elena Baylis, Kamari Clarke, and Meg deGuzman are featured in today’s New York Times Room for Debate, discussing the effectiveness and legitimacy of the International Criminal Court.  Well worth a…
Rank this Week: 19

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 17

    John McKee Killed on River Road by Head-On Car Accident in Harrison Charter

    John McKee Killed on River Road by Head-On Car Accident in Harrison Charter
    Harrison Charter Township, MI — Last Thursday, December 11, there was a serious car accident between a large Ford van and a smaller-sized Ford van. At the time, the 65-year old man in the smaller Ford van, later identified as 65-year…
  • Dec 17

    Man Critically Injured in Austin, TX Motorcycle Accident on Avery Ranch

    Man Critically Injured in Austin, TX Motorcycle Accident on Avery Ranch
    Austin, TX — There was a serious motorcycle accident this past Saturday (December 13) in Austin that resulted in a man being hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. The man’s name wasn’t released, but police identified…
  • Dec 17

    Lloyd Worth Killed, Carl Worth Injured by Car Accident in Lithia, FL on Highway 39

    Lloyd Worth Killed, Carl Worth Injured by Car Accident in Lithia, FL on Highway 39
    Lithia, FL — A man from Ruskin who died and a young Ruskin teen who was injured were among those involved in a three-car accident outside Lithia this past Saturday, December 13, 2014. Police said that Lloyd Worth, 44, was killed while…
Rank this Week: 26

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 17

    Pakistan PM lifts death penalty moratorium following deadly attack

    Pakistan PM lifts death penalty moratorium following deadly attack
    [JURIST] Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif [official profile] on Wednesday approved the lifting of Pakistan's moratorium on the death penalty. Sharif's decision [BBC report] was rendered in response to a deadly attack [JURIST report] by…
  • Dec 17

    Obama announces Cuba policy change

    Obama announces Cuba policy change
    US President Barack Obama [official website] on Wednesday announced policy changes [press release; fact sheet] to the US-Cuba relationship. Obama has directed Secretary of State John Kerry [official website] to reestablish diplomatic…
  • Dec 17

    Federal appeals court overturns inmate sex change order

    Federal appeals court overturns inmate sex change order
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit [official website] on Tuesday overturned [opinion, PDF] a lower court ruling that would have granted inmate Michelle Kosilek taxpayer-funded sex-change surgery. The 3-2 decision overruled…
Rank this Week: 24

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 27

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Dec 16

    Forum Selection through an Agency Len

    Forum Selection through an Agency Len
    Deborah Demott has an addition to the whole forum selection clause debate with her new paper Forum Selection Bylaw Refracted Through an Agency Lens. Here's the abstract: Forum-selection bylaws are controversial when they are unilaterally…
  • Dec 8

    Determining the standard of review

    Determining the standard of review
    Gibson Dunn recently posted this very helpful chart over at the HLS Governance Project as a cheat sheet for determining which standard of review a challenged transaction will likely get. For the same chart - but with all the footnotes...
  • Dec 8

    Delaware Arbitration Makes a Comeback

    Delaware Arbitration Makes a Comeback
    News from Delaware is that Delaware's Chancery arbitration procedure is making a comeback, but this time without the Chancery bit. According to DelawareOnline, Chief Justice Strine said: [T]he new arbitration program will not involve…
Rank this Week: 25

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 17

    BLS – Work Experience of the Populations 2013

    BLS – Work Experience of the Populations 2013
    “A total of 157.0 million persons worked at some point during 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported [December 16, 2014]. The proportion of the civilian noninstitutional population age 16 and over who worked at…
  • Dec 17

    Option-Based Credit Spread

    Option-Based Credit Spread
    Culp, Christopher L. and Nozawa, Yoshio and Veronesi, Pietro, Option-Based Credit Spreads (December 15, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2538876 “Theoretically, corporate debt is economically equivalent to…
  • Dec 17

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
    December 17, 2014: “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in October suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions improved further, with solid job gains and a lower…
Rank this Week: 32

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Dec 17

    Supreme Refuses to Stay Ninth Circuit Ruling Finding that Arizona Could Not Deny DACA Recipients Driver's License

    Supreme Refuses to Stay Ninth Circuit Ruling Finding that Arizona Could Not Deny DACA Recipients Driver's License
    SCOTUSblog reports that, over the dissents of Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito, the Supreme Court today rejected Arizona’s request to allow it to deny driver’s licenses to young undocumented immigrants who have been permitted by Obama…
  • Dec 17

    United States to Normalize Diplomatic Relations With Cuba

    United States to Normalize Diplomatic Relations With Cuba
    President Obama today announced a nw relationship between thr United States and Cuba, which have not had diplomatic relations in more than 50 years. The announcement has brought very different reactions in Havana and Miami. The White House…
  • Dec 17

    The Great Migration: Exhibit at Big Apple's MOMA

    The Great Migration: Exhibit at Big Apple's MOMA
    From 1915 onward, six million black Southerners quit that region for points north in an epic tide of souls fleeing oppression and seeking opportunity. This spring, the NYC Museum of Modern Art will honor the Great Migration’s centennial by…
Rank this Week: 30

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Dec 17

    George Mason Law Review 18th Annual Antitrust Symposium: Perspectives on Global Competition Law

    George Mason Law Review 18th Annual Antitrust Symposium: Perspectives on Global Competition Law
    George Mason Law Review 18th Annual Antitrust Symposium: Perspectives on Global Competition Law Thursday, February 19, 2015 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Breakfast Founders Hall Multipurpose Room 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Opening Keynote Address Founders Hall…
  • Dec 17

    Bork's 'Legislative Intent' and the Court

    Bork's 'Legislative Intent' and the Court
    Douglas H. Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; George Mason University School of Law examines Bork's 'Legislative Intent' and the Courts. ABSTRACT: Robert H. Bork’s influence upon modern antitrust law is…
  • Dec 17

    Provider Competition and Over-Utilization in Health Care

    Provider Competition and Over-Utilization in Health Care
    Jan Boone, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); TILEC and Rudy Douven, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis; CPB…
Rank this Week: 28

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 31

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: 29

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 37

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 17

    Judge Forces Woman Out of Home

    Judge Forces Woman Out of Home
    A 79-year-old woman will be forced out of her £1.2 million home after a judge ruled that she cannot share it with the grown-up son she despises. Elizabeth Ashley had changed the locks on her home in Wandsworth in order...
  • Dec 17

    New Case: Ferguson v. Critopoulo

    New Case: Ferguson v. Critopoulo
    In Ferguson v. Critopoulos, the Alabama Supreme Court held that a will beneficiary met the burden to show that the decedent provided for spouse outside the will. The decedent’s will, executed nine years before his second marriage, gave his…
  • Dec 17

    German Business Owners Threatened by Tax Ruling

    German Business Owners Threatened by Tax Ruling
    German business owners were warned they might be forced to slash investments and possibly sell holdings if they lose a privilege that has saved them billions in taxes. Germany’s constitutional court will decide whether families can continue…
Rank this Week: 35

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Dec 17

    The '60

    The '60
    Paul rightly links the request by some students to delay exams in light of events in Ferguson, New York, Cleveland, etc., to the '60s, when students were similarly protesting about the war, civil rights, etc. Let me ask a different question…
  • Dec 17

    An Interesting Op-Ed on Delaying Exams, and its Consequence

    An Interesting Op-Ed on Delaying Exams, and its Consequence
    The National Law Journal has this op-ed from a law student, titled (although the author probably didn't write the title) "Delaying Exams Is Not a Request from 'Coddled Milennials.'" It concerns, as the author writes, students at…
  • Dec 17

    The Developing Law of Rotating Credit Group

    The Developing Law of Rotating Credit Group
    Here's a quick summary for how rotating credit groups work, drawn from Eric Posner's thoughts about them in The Regulation of Groups: The Influence of Legal and Non-Legal Sanctions on Collective Action, 63 U. Chi. L. Rev. 133, 169-70 (1996):…
Rank this Week: 39

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    New Issue: Review of International Political Economy

    New Issue: Review of International Political Economy
    The latest issue of the Review of International Political Economy (Vol. 22, no. 1, 2015) is out. Contents include:Mini-Symposium: Capital Controls and the Global Financial Crisis Ilene Grabel & Kevin P. Gallagher, Capital controls and the…
  • Dec 17

    New Issue: Journal of International Economic Law

    New Issue: Journal of International Economic Law
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Economic Law (Vol. 17, no. 4, December 2014) is out. Contents include:Articles in Honor of Prof. J. H. JacksonEdith Brown Weiss & Lydia Slobodian, Virtual Water, Water Scarcity, and…
  • Dec 16

    New Volume: Australian Year Book of International Law

    New Volume: Australian Year Book of International Law
    The latest volume of the Australian Year Book of International Law (Vol. 31) is out. Contents include:Louise Arbour, The Laws of War: Under Siege or Gaining Ground? Camille Goodman, ‘Strength through Cooperation’: a 21st Century…
Rank this Week: 36

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 15

    CBS Sunday Morning on December 14, 2014

    CBS Sunday Morning on December 14, 2014
    Charles Osgood introduced the stories for December 14, 2014. The cover story was "Game On," done by John Blackstone on people treating "E-sports" as spectator sports. Second was Anthony Mason on Misty Copeland.Almanac was on Nostradamus,…
  • Dec 15

    Anticipation is not the epitome of obviousne

    Anticipation is not the epitome of obviousne
    Within a PTAB decision from 2013, one has the textThe same issues are dispositive of each obviousness rejection on appeal. First, each of the rejections for obviousness relies on the Examiner‟sfinding that Surjadi, as evidence by…
  • Dec 13

    Allen West matter: not such a bombshell

    Allen West matter: not such a bombshell
    In a post titled Updated: Allen West plagiarism bombshell: Tea Party hero lifted passages from viral Internet post , Salon savages West for copying, without attribution, from a "viral internet post" relating to President Obama's silence on…
Rank this Week: 38

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
  • Aug 18

    From the Inbox

    From the Inbox
    From her corner office in New York’s Rockefeller Center, [Rebecca Patterson] the chief investment officer of Bessemer Trust Co. is putting $55.7 billion in client assets under geopolitical stress. ...  Patterson joined Bessemer,…
Rank this Week: 33

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: 34

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Dec 17

    Honoring Chelsea Manning on Her 27th Birthday

    Honoring Chelsea Manning on Her 27th Birthday
    From the United States Disciplinary Barracks in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, where she is serving a 35-year prison sentence for convictions related to leaking classified information to Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning continues to speak out against…
  • Dec 17

    A Definite End to Indefinite Detention Is Within Reach

    A Definite End to Indefinite Detention Is Within Reach
    This piece originally appeared in Foreign Policy on December 10, 2014. On his first full day in office as president, Barack Obama signed an executive order to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Nearly six years later, his…
  • Dec 16

    The Reign of Terror Ends at LA County Jail

    The Reign of Terror Ends at LA County Jail
    For many years there's been an entrenched culture of savage deputy-on-inmate violence Los Angeles County Jails – violence as extreme as anything we've seen in decades of investigating some of the most notorious jails and prisons in the…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Dec 17

    The Revolving Door And Steve Cohen

    The Revolving Door And Steve Cohen
    The Times reports: The billionaire investor, who managed to fend off a criminal insider trading investigation of himself, if not...
  • Dec 16

    Would I Buy a MoviePass?

    Would I Buy a MoviePass?
    So, readers here know that I go to the movies a lot. A lot. I really like movies, and movies...
  • Dec 16

    The Political Economy and the Regulatory Sine Curve

    The Political Economy and the Regulatory Sine Curve
    The answer to David's question, Will The Swaps Pushout Rule Die In The Cromnibus?, was...no! Here's the bill itself. A...
Rank this Week: 46

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 45

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    Woman Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident

    Woman Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident
    Oanh Tranh, 47, of Costa Mesa, was killed in an Irvine pedestrian accident after a vehicle hit her on the sidewalk. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred the morning of December 10, 2014 on…
  • Dec 9

    Discussion Revived about Link Between Brain Injury and Mental Instability

    Discussion Revived about Link Between Brain Injury and Mental Instability
    Recently, the news of Ohio State University football player Kosta Karageorge has once again raised the important issue of the link between traumatic brain injuries and mental instability. According to an NBC News report, Karageorge allegedly…
  • Dec 8

    Workers Critically Injured in Irvine Construction Site

    Workers Critically Injured in Irvine Construction Site
    Two construction workers are in critical condition after they were electrocuted at an Irvine worksite, The Orange County Register reported. Officials said the incident occurred the night of December 5, 2014 at the corner of Harvard Avenue and…
Rank this Week: 44

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 9

    The Justice Gap

    The Justice Gap
    Winner of the 2013 prestigious inaugural Halsbury’s legal awards, The Justice Gap is an on-line magazine  about justice and the law. Written and edited by legal journalists, Jon Robbins, Brian Thornton and Mary-Rachel McCabe,…
  • Dec 9

    The impact of legal aid reform

    The impact of legal aid reform
    Last week, Chief Economist to the Citizens Advice Bureau, Hugh Stickland gave evidence to the Public Accounts Committee on the impact of the legal aid reforms – read his blog here
  • Dec 2

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December
    This Saturday, 6th December, ULaw Guildford will be hosting a Study Day for 1st year OU law students. OU students will be in the library from 11.30 – 12.45 pm and again from 2.30 – 4 pm. OU students will also be using IT room 216…
Rank this Week: 41

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Missouri motor vehicle crash, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. By The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.missouriinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 10

    Vehicle Crosses Centerline

    Vehicle Crosses Centerline
    "We base these posts on information retrieved from on-line crash reports and other media. By posting this information we are in no way attempting to contact any of the people mentioned in the respective posts. We post only public information…
  • Aug 28

    Vehicle Was Hit Head On Causing Serious Injurie

    Vehicle Was Hit Head On Causing Serious Injurie
    "We base these posts on information retrieved from on-line crash reports and other media. By posting this information we are in no way attempting to contact any of the people mentioned in the respective posts. We post only public information…
  • Aug 26

    Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle with attached Tractor and Trailer

    Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle with attached Tractor and Trailer
    "We base these posts on information retrieved from on-line crash reports and other media. By posting this information we are in no way attempting to contact any of the people mentioned in the respective posts. We post only public information…
Rank this Week: 42