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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/
  • Sep 2

    ISIS Executes Steven Sotloff

    ISIS Executes Steven Sotloff
    ISIS has released a video (no link here please) that shows Steven Sotloff in the beheading position. It says he has been executed, and a British hostage, David Cawthorne Haines, will be next. Update: I don't think the video was made at…
  • Sep 1

    Obama's Latest War Authorization Letter and ISIS Update

    Obama's Latest War Authorization Letter and ISIS Update
    President Obama has written Congress explaining his decision to conduct airstrikes on Amerli: Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:) As I reported on August 8 and 17, 2014, U.S. Armed Forces have conducted targeted airstrikes in Iraq…
  • Sep 1

    Labor Day Open Thread

    Labor Day Open Thread
    Happy Labor Day. (Version with Axl Rose here.) Lets drink to the hard working people Lets drink to the lowly of birth Raise your glass to the good and the evil Lets drink to the salt of the earth [More...] I just noticed that…
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Sep 2

    Anne Griffin Seeks to Void Prenuptial Agreement With Ken Griffin

    Anne Griffin Seeks to Void Prenuptial Agreement With Ken Griffin
    In documents filed in Cook County, Ill., on Tuesday, Ms. Griffin responded to her husband’s divorce petition with a formal request for sole custody of their three children and for permission to move them to New York City.
  • Sep 2

    Federal Program Helps Keep Some Delinquent Borrowers in Their Home

    Federal Program Helps Keep Some Delinquent Borrowers in Their Home
    A HUD program to sell delinquent mortgages to private investors has resulted in about 2,000 borrowers being able to stay in their homes, though an overwhelming majority have been foreclosed on or have forfeited any rights to the properties.
  • Sep 2

    An Unusual Signature Draws Attention to Nu Skin

    An Unusual Signature Draws Attention to Nu Skin
    A signature on a document in Nu Skin’s latest quarterly filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission turned out to be a typo, not a blast from the past.
Rank this Week: 3

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/
  • Sep 2

    Maternity leave: a fair deal for returning mothers? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

    Maternity leave: a fair deal for returning mothers? – Halsbury’s Law Exchange
    ‘Six out of ten mothers think their careers were “derailed” and they faced open discrimination after becoming pregnant, new research by Slater & Gordon has revealed.’ Full story Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 2nd…
  • Sep 2

    Legal aid cut for family courts ‘damaging’ for children – BBC New

    Legal aid cut for family courts ‘damaging’ for children – BBC New
    ‘Children are being damaged by the rising number of estranged couples representing themselves in family court battles, a former judge has claimed.’ Full story BBC News, 2nd September 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Sep 2

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Welfare Reform Act 2012 (Commencement No. 19 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Commencement No. 9 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions (Amendment)) Order 2014 The Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No. 2) Order 2014…
Rank this Week: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Mon and Son Sentenced for Forging Documents to Obtain Mortgage

    Mon and Son Sentenced for Forging Documents to Obtain Mortgage
    Charlette Henderson, 42, and her son Lanikein Henderson, 25, both of Brandon, Mississippi, have been sentenced in Mobile County, Alabama, for residential mortgage fraud. Charlette received a 48 month suspended sentence, while her son…
  • Sep 2

    Jury Convicts Straw Buyer of Mortgage Fraud

    Jury Convicts Straw Buyer of Mortgage Fraud
    Anna Sorokina Kuzmenko, 33, Sacramento, California, was convicted by a federal jury after a nine-day trial of two counts of wire fraud in a mortgage fraud scheme for her role in acting as a straw buyer for two loans. The trial was held before…
  • Aug 29

    Developer Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Stacking Scheme

    Developer Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Stacking Scheme
    Charles Patrick Gahan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, a real estate developer, was indicted on August 26, 2014, on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting financial institutions for his role in a mortgage stacking scheme wherein he…
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    FL - Officers bend rules to boost sex sting arrest total

    FL - Officers bend rules to boost sex sting arrest total
    Sheriff Grady JuddOriginal Article (Video available) 08/09/2014 By Noah Pransky This is the first of a two-part series examining how law enforcement is blurring the lines on due process. POLK COUNTY - In the decade since Chris Hansen and…
  • Aug 17

    IA - The people's voice is angry: Outcry over sex offender's release fires up social media — but when does the fire get out of control?

    IA - The people's voice is angry: Outcry over sex offender's release fires up social media — but when does the fire get out of control?
    Original Article 08/08/2014 By Sarah Tisinger MUSCATINE - When a 23-year-old Muscatine man convicted of lascivious acts with a child was released from prison after serving four years of a 15-year sentence, the People of Muscatine…
  • Aug 12

    NOTICE: WE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATING THIS BLOG!

    NOTICE: WE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATING THIS BLOG!
    We are moving on with our lives and will not be updating this blog anymore. We will be deleting the Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other accounts, but this blog will remain as it is. Sorry if this causes any inconveniences? Sincerely, Sex…
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/
  • Sep 2

    UN rights experts urge stronger protection of journalist

    UN rights experts urge stronger protection of journalist
    [JURIST] A group of UN human rights experts, including the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression, urged stronger protection [press release] Monday for journalists covering conflicts. The group said recent attacks,…
  • Sep 2

    Malaysia law professor charged with sedition

    Malaysia law professor charged with sedition
    [JURIST] Malaysian prosecutors charged University of Malay law professor Azmi Sharom with sedition on Tuesday for his opinion on a political crisis that occurred five years ago. Sharom voiced his opinion in an article [news article] published…
  • Sep 2

    Rights group accuses Islamic State of ethnic cleansing

    Rights group accuses Islamic State of ethnic cleansing
    [JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website) on Tuesday accused [report, PDF] the extremist group, Islamic State (IS) [BBC Backgrounder; JURIST news archive], of carrying out ethnic cleansing "on a historic scale" in Northern Iraq.…
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Sep 2

    GAVE CITY A LUBE JOB?

    GAVE CITY A LUBE JOB?
    JOSEPH IOIA PLEADS GUILTY TO STEALING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY Defendant Agreed To Supply Specific Transmission Fluids and Provided Substitutions Instead, Falsifying Records and…
  • Sep 2

    HAVE BREAKFAST WITH CARL WEISBROD

    HAVE BREAKFAST WITH CARL WEISBROD
    The Center for New York City Law cordially invites you to a City Law Breakfast presenting Carl Weisbrod Chair of the NYC City Planning Commission ✱✱✱ DATE: Friday, September 5,…
  • Sep 2

    LOWER WELL-BEING?

    LOWER WELL-BEING?
    LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being Significant differences seen in financial and physical well-being elements by Gary J. Gates WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) report…
Rank this Week: 8

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: 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/
  • Sep 2

    [Eugene Volokh] Vomitoria were apparently not rooms the Romans devoted to vomiting after dinner

    [Eugene Volokh] Vomitoria were apparently not rooms the Romans devoted to vomiting after dinner
    Thanks to the excellent CGP Grey, I have learned that the notion that the Romans had rooms called vomitoria, where they could vomit out their meals so they could go back to eat more, is a myth. Some Romans apparently did engage in this…
  • Sep 2

    [David Post] NATO and an “e-SOS” for cyberattack

    [David Post] NATO and an “e-SOS” for cyberattack
    Back in 2010, my colleague Duncan Hollis and I wrote a short op-ed for the National Law Journal sketching out the idea that international law should recognize a “duty to assist” – similar to the duty, under maritime law, to…
  • Sep 1

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The dubious sources of some Supreme Court “facts”

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The dubious sources of some Supreme Court “facts”
    The NYT‘s Adam Liptak has a very interesting story about how some facts make their way into Supreme Court opinions.  He writes: The justices are hungry for such data. Their opinions are increasingly studded with citations…
Rank this Week: 10

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 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…
  • Sep 26

    Yankees go home

    Yankees go home
     Artigo publicado no Editorial do Jornal valor Econômico em 26/09/2013   Yankees go home Por Heloisa Magalhães O “pito” de Dilma Rousseff nos americanos e a reação ao poder da…
  • Sep 11

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape
    A análise de validade das provas geradas em formato digital nas perícias forenses será o tema da palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. CONAPE - Congresso Nacional de Perícia Judicial: Conhecimento e…
Rank this Week: 11

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Sep 2

    More on the Indiana Case of Michael Overstreet

    More on the Indiana Case of Michael Overstreet
    "Judge to decide if Michael Overstreet is competent to be executed," is by Tim Evans of the Indianapolis Star. Convicted killer Michael Dean Overstreet, likely the next Indiana death row inmate in line to be executed, will be in court...
  • Sep 2

    What the Botched Executions Mean to Other State

    What the Botched Executions Mean to Other State
    The Sunday South Bend Tribune reported, "What do recent botched executions mean for death penalty?" by Bob Blake. It's a lengthy article examining Indiana's death penalty. In Indiana, there are currently 13 inmates — all men — on…
  • Sep 2

    Scott Turow Speaks with Bloomberg Law

    Scott Turow Speaks with Bloomberg Law
    "Bloomberg Law: Author Scott Turow on the Death Penalty," is the audio conversation. You can listen at the link. Renowned author Scott Turow, a former federal prosecutor and a partner at Dentons, discusses recent challenges to the death…
Rank this Week: 12

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: 13

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 2

    Grim toll of faulty arson forensic

    Grim toll of faulty arson forensic
    “Judge overturns arson/murder conviction of man jailed 24 years” [Scranton Times-Tribune, Monroe County, Pa.; earlier on faulty arson forensics (Willingham execution and Texas Monthly article)] Tweet Tags: expert witnesses, fires,…
  • Sep 2

    Next divorce half off

    Next divorce half off
    Yes, this is a real, if tongue-in-cheek, ad by a Georgia lawyer. Via Huffington Post a year ago, though it dates back at least a year longer than that. Tweet Tags: chasing clients, divorce Next divorce half off is a post from Overlawyered -…
  • Sep 1

    Judge to Food and Water Watch: put that in your whistle

    Judge to Food and Water Watch: put that in your whistle
    We’ve occasionally taken note that relators stepping forward under whistleblower laws are not always the public benefactors implied by the term whistleblower. Now here’s this from a suit that a former contractor filed, teaming up…
Rank this Week: 14

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Stepping out...

    Stepping out...
    ... with Howie and Ollie (at The Puparazzo). And more with just Ollie (the Labradoodle) here. Ollie's a Labradoodle, but what is Howie? He reminds me of the cats in Betty Boop cartoons.
  • Sep 2

    "NFL executives, you see, are 'architects'... coolly calculating what is in the best interests of his organization."

    "NFL executives, you see, are 'architects'... coolly calculating what is in the best interests of his organization."
    "An architect is solemn, constructing something built to last that is of value to a community. Irrationalities like 'prejudice' and 'gay panic' never enter the thought process, not when you are building the football equivalent of the new…
  • Sep 2

    On the first day of school...

    On the first day of school...
    ... you can pass all the notes you want to your friends.
Rank this Week: 15

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 2

    Write On! Call for Papers from Law & Society Feminist Legal Theory CRN (deadline Sept. 19)

    Write On! Call for Papers from Law & Society Feminist Legal Theory CRN (deadline Sept. 19)
    The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network (CRN) invites participation in its panels at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting to be held in Seattle, May 28-31, 2015: Dear friends and colleagues, We write to invite…
  • Sep 2

    8th Chautauqua Declaration

    8th Chautauqua Declaration
    Adopted August 26, 2014, at the 8th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs: In the spirit of humanity and peace the assembled current and former international prosecutors and their representatives here at the Chautauqua Institution……
  • Sep 1

    Report From PluriCourts, University of Oslo Conference

    Report From PluriCourts, University of Oslo Conference
    On August 28-29, I attended “The Legitimacy and Effectiveness of International Criminal Tribunals” conference at PluriCourts, University of Oslo, Norway.  PluriCourts- Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the…
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Sep 1

    WordPress blogs solve problems of peer review expert publication

    WordPress blogs solve problems of peer review expert publication
    Whether it’s science, medicine, law, or technology, publishing is by and large a peer review model controlled by large publishers and organizations. With the Internet and WordPress democratizing publishing, why can’t we have an…
  • Aug 31

    We are the editors of our news from social media

    We are the editors of our news from social media
    With so few people reading a newspaper or watching the nightly news, social media is more apt to bring the news to most people today. But we cannot rely on Twitter and Facebook to bring us the news and information we’d like to see. We…
  • Aug 30

    Facebook appears to be expanding search

    Facebook appears to be expanding search
    Facebook is testing an expansion of its search feature, per TechCrunch’s Sarah Perez (@saraintampa). Facebook is enabling mobile users to search via keyword for old posts by friends, as well as content from pages they followed. The…
Rank this Week: 16

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Delay on health care subsidies case

    Delay on health care subsidies case
    The Obama administration on Tuesday received an additional thirty days to file its answer in the Supreme Court to a new challenge to the subsidies so far given to nearly five million individuals to help them afford health insurance.  The…
  • Sep 2

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    With the calendar having turned to September, the Justices’ first private Conference is now less than a month away.  As Lyle Denniston reported for this blog on Friday, one of the issues that the Justices will soon consider is…
  • Sep 1

    Legal wars on abortion heating up

    Legal wars on abortion heating up
    Nine months after the Supreme Court allowed enforcement of a Texas law that led to the closing of a third of all clinics in that state, a new courthouse battle over that same law is rapidly developing.  In a rushed motion filed…
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Sep 2

    Ginsburg on Global Diffusion of Constitutional Review

    Ginsburg on Global Diffusion of Constitutional Review
    Tom Ginsburg (University of Chicago Law School) has posted The Global Spread of Constitutional Review (Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics (Keith Whittington and Daniel Keleman, eds., 2008) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Constitutional…
  • Sep 2

    Sunstein on the Nature of Interpretation

    Sunstein on the Nature of Interpretation
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School) has posted There Is Nothing that Interpretation Just Is on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Some people believe that the very idea of interpretation requires judges to adopt a particular method for…
  • Sep 2

    Blum & Goldberg on "Ethics for Enemies" by Goldberg

    Blum & Goldberg on "Ethics for Enemies" by Goldberg
    Gabriella Blum and John C. P. Goldberg (Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School) have posted War for the Wrong Reasons: Lessons from Law (11 Journal of Moral Philosophy 454 (2014)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In Ethics for...
Rank this Week: 19

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Conference: The Reform of International Economic Governance

    Conference: The Reform of International Economic Governance
    A conference on "The Reform of International Economic Governance" will be held on October 9-10, 2014, at the University of Grenada. I posted the call for papers here. The program is here.
  • Sep 2

    Trebilcock: Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System

    Trebilcock: Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System
    Michael J. Trebilcock (Univ. of Toronto - Law) has posted Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System. Here's the abstract:This paper first traces the evolving legal status of developing countries in the…
  • Sep 2

    New Issue: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studie

    New Issue: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studie
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies (Vol. 4, no. 1, 2014) is out. Contents include:Dan Kuwali, ‘Humanitarian Rights’: Bridging the Doctrinal Gap between the Protection of Civilians and the…
Rank this Week: 20

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 2

    Post-Labor Day Lateral Round Up: Moves at Orrick, Weil and More

    Post-Labor Day Lateral Round Up: Moves at Orrick, Weil and More
    As BigLaw welcomes this year’s crop of first-year associates, some firms are also announcing a flurry of lateral hires after the relative calm of August.
  • Sep 2

    Appeals Court Weighs Legality of NSA’s Phone Program

    Appeals Court Weighs Legality of NSA’s Phone Program
    Getty Images A federal appeals court spent nearly two hours Tuesday peppering the government and a civil liberties group with questions about the legality of the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records.
  • Sep 2

    U.S. May Conceal Images of Alleged 9/11 ’20th Hijacker,’ Court Rule

    U.S. May Conceal Images of Alleged 9/11 ’20th Hijacker,’ Court Rule
    A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that the U.S. government may keep secret video and photographic images of a Guantanamo detainee suspected of being the so‐called “20th hijacker” in the September 11, 2001, terrorist…
Rank this Week: 24

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 2

    WSJ: IRS to Tax Free Employee Meals in Silicon Valley

    WSJ: IRS to Tax Free Employee Meals in Silicon Valley
    Wall Street Journal: Silicon Valley Cafeterias Whet Appetite of IRS; Free, Employer-Provided Meals Are Viewed as a Taxable Fringe Benefit, by Mark Maremont: There is a grumpy new face in line at Silicon Valley's lavish freebie cafeterias: the…
  • Sep 2

    Symposium: Teaching Trusts & Estate

    Symposium: Teaching Trusts & Estate
    Symposium, Teaching Trusts and Estates, 58 St. Louis U. L.J. 643-846 (2014): Robert H. Sitkoff (Harvard), Trusts and Estates: Implementing Freedom of Disposition, 58 St. Louis U. L.J. 643 (2014) Thomas P. Gallanis (Iowa), Trusts and Estates:…
  • Sep 2

    The Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanic Student

    The Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanic Student
    Hispanic Business Magazine has published its annual ranking of the Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanics: Florida International Florida State Miami American Nova Texas USC San Francisco UCLA New Mexico (Hat Tip: Francine Lipman.)
Rank this Week: 23

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Blue Origin and SpaceX fighting at PTAB over Blue Origin's US 8,678,321

    Blue Origin and SpaceX fighting at PTAB over Blue Origin's US 8,678,321
    In IPR2014-01376, SpaceX asserts, among other things, that there is anticipation of claims of Blue Origin's US '321: " Each limitation of claims 1, 2, and 3 is disclosed by Ishijima." [Yoshiyuki Ishijima et al. , Re-entry and Terminal…
  • Sep 1

    Plagiarism in Korea

    Plagiarism in Korea
    David Volodzko discusses Korea’s Plagiarism Problem Within the article:What is uniquely Korean then, is its culture of education. Shaming public figures if and when they happen to get caught is no solution and if Korean schools…
  • Aug 31

    Washington Times reports on Ruichuan IPR Funds: the deck may be stacked against American companies in China

    Washington Times reports on Ruichuan IPR Funds: the deck may be stacked against American companies in China
    A Washington Times post begins:When the Chinese government announced in April it was establishing a government-controlled patent-operations fund in April, there were few people besides Asian trade analysts who gave the news much attentionThe…
Rank this Week: 21

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • 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,…
  • Aug 16

    Shakespeare the Player

    Shakespeare the Player
    Well, here's a blessing.  I'd call it an unbought grace, except that I bought it, in a used bookstore, on impulse.  That is: Shakespeare the Player, subtitled "A Life in the Theatre," a book by one John Southworth, hitherto…
Rank this Week: 22

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
Rank this Week: 25

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 2

    Minimum Wage Legislation Database – NCSL

    Minimum Wage Legislation Database – NCSL
    National Conference of State Legislatures: “Minimum wage bills from the current legislative session are available in a searchable database. You can search by state, bill number, author, status or keyword, or track all minimum…
  • Sep 2

    Decline in Prosecutions for National Internal Security and Terrorism

    Decline in Prosecutions for National Internal Security and Terrorism
    Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse: “Criminal prosecutions in the area of national internal security and terrorism have declined steadily since fiscal year 2002. According to the latest available data from the Justice…
  • Sep 2

    40 Percent of Countries with Largest Shale Energy Resources Face Water Stre

    40 Percent of Countries with Largest Shale Energy Resources Face Water Stre
    Paul Reig and Andrew Maddocks, World Resources Institute: “…extracting natural gas and tight oil from shale poses environmental risks, especially when it comes to water. Hydraulic fracturing requires up to 25…
Rank this Week: 28

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 27

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 2

    Targeted advertising, platform competition and privacy

    Targeted advertising, platform competition and privacy
    Henk Kox, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, Bas Straathof, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and Gijsbert Zwart, TILEC. discuss Targeted advertising, platform competition and privacy. ABSTRACT: Targeted…
  • Sep 2

    A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry

    A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry
    Christopher Gedge, Duke, James W. Roberts, Duke, Andrew Sweeting, Maryland offer A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry. ABSTRACT: The one-shot nature of most theoretical models of strategic investment,…
  • Sep 2

    ANTITRUST IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: China, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa ...

    ANTITRUST IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: China, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa ...
    ANTITRUST IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: China, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa ... Concurrences Journal + New York University School of Law Friday, October 24, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT) New York, United State
Rank this Week: 26

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    British Group Rallies Against Rising Anti-Semitism

    British Group Rallies Against Rising Anti-Semitism
    In Britain on Sunday, some 3500 to 4500 people gathered in front of London's Royal Courts of Justice to protest rising anti-Semitism in Britain. As reported by International Business Times, the rally was organized by the Campaign Against…
  • Sep 2

    American Muslims Seek U.S. Protection During Hajj

    American Muslims Seek U.S. Protection During Hajj
    Last week, a coalition of 28 Muslim groups in the United States wrote Securetary of State John Kerry (full text of letter) asking for U.S. action to protect the safety of American Muslims who will travel to Saudi Arabia in October on Hajj.…
  • Sep 2

    More Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    More Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Kilgore v. Gerlicher, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119578 (D MN, Aug. 8, 2014), a Mionnesota federal magistrate judge recommended dismissing an inmate's claim that his free exercise rights were substantially burdened by the Department of…
Rank this Week: 29

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/
  • Sep 1

    UB notifies campus of Level 2 sex offender in mass email

    UB notifies campus of Level 2 sex offender in mass email
    This is no more than harassment, vigilantism uncalled for, the State issued no such a notice no more than him being placed on the registry (Public Notified), accordingly there is no law requiring further dissemination of information. See…
  • Sep 1

    Mix-up nearly costs sex offender 5 years in prison

    Mix-up nearly costs sex offender 5 years in prison
    ANy conviction in this matter is a miscarriage of justice; the man followed the spirit of the law and police instructions. 9-1-2014 Virginia: Although it may have seemed innocent enough, picking up his 13-yearold stepson from Salem Church…
  • Aug 30

    Federal Cybersecurity Director Found Guilty on Child Porn Charge

    Federal Cybersecurity Director Found Guilty on Child Porn Charge
    It is amazing that a man with his obvious background knowledge of the Internet actually believed that the ToR system could protect his activities. Clearly he needs serious help with his addiction. 8-30-2014 National: As the acting…
Rank this Week: 30

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Sep 2

    The Police Tool That Pervs Use to Steal Nude Pics From Apple’s iCloud

    The Police Tool That Pervs Use to Steal Nude Pics From Apple’s iCloud
    As nude celebrity photos spilled onto the web over the weekend, blame for the scandal has rotated from the scumbag hackers who stole the images to a researcher who released a tool used to crack victims’ iCloud passwords to Apple, whose…
  • Sep 2

    A Google Site Meant to Protect You Is Helping Hackers Attack You

    A Google Site Meant to Protect You Is Helping Hackers Attack You
    Before companies like Microsoft and Apple release new software, the code is reviewed and tested to ensure it works as planned and to find any bugs. Hackers and cybercrooks do the same. The last thing you want if you’re a cyberthug is…
  • Sep 2

    Drug Market ‘Agora’ Replaces the Silk Road as King of the Dark Net

    Drug Market ‘Agora’ Replaces the Silk Road as King of the Dark Net
    For two and a half years, the Dread Pirate Roberts and his Silk Road black market ruled the Dark Web. But last year’s FBI’s takedown of that narcotics smorgasbord opened the underground trade to competitors. Now those sites have a…
Rank this Week: 33

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 2

    Canadian Law Video Site LegalTube.ca Launched

    Canadian Law Video Site LegalTube.ca Launched
    Congratulations to the folks at LawyerLocate.ca Inc., Natalie Waddell and Mark C. Robins, for launching their new Canadian law video distribution site LegalTube.ca. The website is aimed at the public, giving easy video access on a wide…
  • Sep 2

    New Alberta Court of Appeal Rule

    New Alberta Court of Appeal Rule
    Yesterday, September 1, 2014, the new Alberta Court of Appeal Rules came into effect. The new rules were announced on May 23, and the new rules themselves were enacted on March 12, 2014. An announcement explains: When the Alberta Rules of…
  • Sep 2

    Why English Revisited

    Why English Revisited
    In September 2013 I wrote a column titled Why English? The column canvassed the popularity and future of the use of English worldwide. One reason for the popularity of English is that the USA is a world leader in higher education and in…
Rank this Week: 32

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/
  • Sep 2

    A jurisdictional tragedy

    A jurisdictional tragedy
    Forget taxes. What is really important about Burger King's deal with Tim Horton's are the jurisdictional implications. Has Florida (and Miami in particular) lost its greatest contribution to the civil procedure canon? Might this set-up a…
  • Sep 2

    Introduction: Richard Chen

    Introduction: Richard Chen
    The following is by September GuestPrawf Richard Chen. As a first-time guest blogger, I thought I’d write a short post to introduce myself. I am a visiting assistant professor at Pepperdine University School of Law, where I teach Contracts…
  • Sep 2

    Rotation

    Rotation
    As we indicated, one of our big goals in keeping Prawfs going is to continue Dan's tradition of having a wide range of guests from a wide range of schools and disciplines pass through this forum. As September rolls in, Irina Manta (Hofstra)…
Rank this Week: 31

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 35

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Sep 2

    ACLU v. Clapper Oral Argument"

    ACLU v. Clapper Oral Argument"
    ACLU v. Clapper Oral Argument": C-SPAN has posted online at this link the video of today's oral argument before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
  • Sep 2

    Sixth Circuit grants rehearing en banc to reconsider telecommuting as a disability accommodation in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co.

    Sixth Circuit grants rehearing en banc to reconsider telecommuting as a disability accommodation in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co.
    Sixth Circuit grants rehearing en banc to reconsider telecommuting as a disability accommodation in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co. You can access Friday's order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (posted online today) granting…
  • Sep 2

    "Indiana Right-to-Work Law Upheld by U.S. Court as Constitutional"

    "Indiana Right-to-Work Law Upheld by U.S. Court as Constitutional"
    "Indiana Right-to-Work Law Upheld by U.S. Court as Constitutional": Bloomberg News has this early report on the ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued today. Chief Judge Diane P.…
Rank this Week: 34

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Jack-in-the-Box E. coli Genome Sequenced

    Jack-in-the-Box E. coli Genome Sequenced
    Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have produced the first complete genome sequencing of a strain of E. coli that is a common cause of outbreaks of food... Continue Reading
  • Aug 30

    Salmonella Test Prompts Parmesan Recall

    Salmonella Test Prompts Parmesan Recall
    4C Foods Corp. is recalling its 6-oz. glass jars of “4C Grated Cheese HomeStyle Parmesan”, UPC 0-41387-32790-8 with code dates BEST BY JUL 21 2016 and JUL 22 2016 due... Continue Reading
  • Aug 30

    Cilantro Cyclospora Outbreak in 19 States Impacting Over 300

    Cilantro Cyclospora Outbreak in 19 States Impacting Over 300
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Texas officials have been investigating an outbreak of Cyclospora infections in the... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • Sep 2

    Student Loan Refund Check Pitfall

    Student Loan Refund Check Pitfall
    Most college graduates with federal student loan debt regret how they spent their student loan refund checks. The refund checks are issued to the student from the remaining amount of federal student loan after all university costs are paid.…
  • Sep 2

    Murdering Mother Could Inherit $1 Million

    Murdering Mother Could Inherit $1 Million
    A special education teacher who was accused of killing her disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit almost $1 million form the girl’s trust fund. Alayah Savarese, who was killed in 2012, was the…
  • Sep 2

    IRS 2014-2015 Priority Guidance Plan Released

    IRS 2014-2015 Priority Guidance Plan Released
    The 2014-2015 Priority Guidance Plan, which lists 317 priority projects for the IRS, was released last Tuesday. Among the many tax issues to be addressed through the projects, estate and trusts issues have made the lists. The plans provide…
Rank this Week: 38

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: 39

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
  • Sep 2

    Targeted Rankings Marketing (a/k/a the Law Porn Avalanche)?

    Targeted Rankings Marketing (a/k/a the Law Porn Avalanche)?
    I was lucky enough to be granted tenure by KU over the Summer. That makes me the most recently tenured faculty member at my school and part of a key demographic in the rankings world. As it happens, over the last two weeks, my…
  • Sep 2

    Knee Defender, Barro’s error, and Surprise Norm

    Knee Defender, Barro’s error, and Surprise Norm
    Being a believer in Coase’s irrelevance “theorem” (see corresponding CALI lesson by me), I bring you a peeve springing from a podcast’s discussion of knee defender (a product that prevents the airline seat in front of…
  • Sep 1

    Marian Anderson & Justice Black, April 9, 1939

    Marian Anderson & Justice Black, April 9, 1939
    I was just watching a WETA segment on our national parks when I came upon the Marian Anderson story and how the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let her perform at Constitution Hall, which they owned.…
Rank this Week: 40

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Sep 1

    Procesado grita al juez que lo está fastidiando

    Procesado grita al juez que lo está fastidiando
    Uyanginyanyisa wena fueron las palabras que un hombre de 23 años de edad acusado de violación gritó a un juez en la corte de magistrados de Tonga, Sudáfrica, cuando el juez le dijo que lo regresaría al…
  • Sep 1

    Renuncia juez paraguayo acusado de acoso sexual

    Renuncia juez paraguayo acusado de acoso sexual
    La mañana de este lunes el juez Guillermo Pereira Saguier entregó su renuncia a la Suprema Corte de Justicia de Paraguay como juez de la Niñez y la Adolescencia, en respuesta a la denuncia sobre acoso sexual que se…
  • Sep 1

    Amenaza de demanda a partido político por uso indebido de fotografía

    Amenaza de demanda a partido político por uso indebido de fotografía
    Como respuesta a la inédita decisión judicial de la semana en que un juez en Italia permitió que la pareja lesbiana de una mujer adoptara legalmente a su hija de cinco años pese a que la adopción por…
Rank this Week: 41

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Aug 30

    Who “Disappears”?

    Who “Disappears”?
    On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance, it is not enough to just highlight names and stories. These four cases show why -- and how -- people must speak out in the face of silence.
  • Aug 29

    Three Steps to Achieve a Lasting Peace in Israel and Gaza

    Three Steps to Achieve a Lasting Peace in Israel and Gaza
    The truce between Israel and the Palestinians will be meaningless if it is not built solidly upon three basic human rights.
  • Aug 21

    Syria is a Dangerous Place for Journalists – But Here’s Why We Need Them There

    Syria is a Dangerous Place for Journalists – But Here’s Why We Need Them There
    News organizations have pulled back their reporters, and those that remain are being more cautious in their travels. But the consequences are significant.
Rank this Week: 42

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Aug 27

    Expert Witnesses and Reliable Method

    Expert Witnesses and Reliable Method
    Under the Federal Rules of Evidence, an expert witness is required to use reliable principles and methods in coming to expert opinions. In this video, Tracy discusses the rule and how it might apply to a damage calculation done by an expert…
  • Aug 12

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Asset

    Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Asset
    Tracy Coenen, author of “Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Assets,” shares her insight on uncovering financial details to ensure that divorce settlements are fair and…
  • Aug 5

    Daubert Challenges For Expert Witnesse

    Daubert Challenges For Expert Witnesse
    Expert witnesses frequently run into Daubert challenges, through which opposing counsel is trying to prevent the witness from providing expert testimony at trial. Tracy Coenen talks about how she handles Daubert challenges in her litigation…
Rank this Week: 43

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: 45

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 44