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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/
  • Jul 29

    Wednesday Night Open Thread

    Wednesday Night Open Thread
    Another day spent on computer issues. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome, while I catch up. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 29

    Windows 10 Upgrade Fever

    Windows 10 Upgrade Fever
    I do not like upgrades, but there were so many positive things being said about the new Windows 10, and my 6 month old desktop was having so many problems and freezing so often, I decided to see if it would work. Last night, it didn't…
  • Jul 28

    White House Rejects Pardon for Edward Snowden

    White House Rejects Pardon for Edward Snowden
    The White House today released an official statement rejecting a "We the People" online pardon petition for Edward Snowden. The petition had 167,000 signatures. Dan Froomkin at the Intercept has more. The White House response was…
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/
  • Jul 29

    White Hunter Charged For Poaching Non-Lion African-American

    White Hunter Charged For Poaching Non-Lion African-American
    Cops trophy hunt African-Americans all the time.
  • Jul 29

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.29.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.29.15
    * Judge uses hearing to take out lost luggage irritation on airline appearing before him. [Legal Cheek] * Law schools should teach entrepreneurship, because students should be learning something they can apply when the job market turns up…
  • Jul 29

    Thank You To Our Excellent Advertiser

    Thank You To Our Excellent Advertiser
    Thanks to our great sponsors, who keep the air conditioning on here here at Above the Law.
Rank this Week: 3

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4

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: 5

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: 6

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/
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/
  • Jul 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Court upholds Florida law restricting doctor-patient speech about gun

    [Eugene Volokh] Court upholds Florida law restricting doctor-patient speech about gun
    Yesterday, the 11th Circuit handed down a substantially revised opinion in Wollschlaeger v. Governor, the Florida “Docs vs. Glocks” case. (I’d been following the controversy for quite a while, but didn’t have a chance…
  • Jul 29

    [Eugene Volokh] N.Y. appellate court refuses to order release of Eric Garner grand jury material

    [Eugene Volokh] N.Y. appellate court refuses to order release of Eric Garner grand jury material
    From today’s decision in In re James v. Donovan: These appeals arise out of the death of Eric Garner on July 17, 2014, and a grand jury’s decision not to return an indictment against the target or targets of its investigation.…
  • Jul 29

    [Orin Kerr] Is credit card skimming a Fourth Amendment search?

    [Orin Kerr] Is credit card skimming a Fourth Amendment search?
    In United States v. Bah, decided July 24th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down the first circuit ruling on whether skimming a credit card — swiping the card through a magnetic reader to find out the number and…
Rank this Week: 8

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 29

    Appeals court upholds California ban on shark fin sale

    Appeals court upholds California ban on shark fin sale
    [JURIST] The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals [official website] on Monday upheld [opinion, PDF] a California ban [AB 376 text] on the sale of shark fins, which makes it “unlawful for a person to possess, sell, offer for sale, trade, or…
  • Jul 29

    Malaysia prime minister fires attorney general investigating him for corruption

    Malaysia prime minister fires attorney general investigating him for corruption
    [JURIST] Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak [official website] fired Attorney General Abdul Gani Patail [official website] on Tuesday on news that Patail was investigating him on corruption charges. The charges include documents that…
  • Jul 29

    Boy Scouts lifts ban on gay leader

    Boy Scouts lifts ban on gay leader
    [JURIST] The National Executive Board of Boy Scouts of America (BSA) [official website] on Monday voted [press release] to amend its leadership policy to effectively allow openly gay individuals to serve as leaders and employees of the…
Rank this Week: 9

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: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    October arguments, day by day

    October arguments, day by day
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday released the schedule of oral arguments for the opening session of its next Term, beginning on Monday, October 5.   The daily schedule, with a brief description of the issues involved in each hearing,…
  • Jul 28

    Symposium: Taking voter equality seriously

    Symposium: Taking voter equality seriously
    Ilya Shapiro is a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute. He filed an amicus brief supporting the jurisdictional statement in Evenwel and will be filing another at the merits stage. Shapiro became a U.S. citizen just…
  • Jul 28

    Same-sex marriage ruling put into formal effect

    Same-sex marriage ruling put into formal effect
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued the final order in the same-sex marriage cases, a document which formally puts that decision into effect.  The four-page order can be read here. Although the Court issued its ruling on June 26,…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 12

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: 13

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jul 29

    Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle—Or Change Its Target

    Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle—Or Change Its Target
    If a hacker attacks your TrackingPoint smart gun over its Wi-Fi connection, you may find the weapon is aiming at a different target than you think. The post Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle—Or Change Its Target appeared first on…
  • Jul 28

    Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure

    Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure
    "Making these safes smart...has actually drastically reduced the security of something that was fairly safe to begin with." The post Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jul 27

    The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected

    The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected
    The spy agency will cease using the existing records by November 29, after which they will be destroyed once pending lawsuits have ended. The post The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 14

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    NY May Require Charities To File Information on Major Donor

    NY May Require Charities To File Information on Major Donor
    In Citizens United v. Schneiderman, (SD NY, July 27, 2015), a New York federal district court held that the New York Attorney General can constitutionally require registered charities to file a copy of their federal Form 990, Schedule B…
  • Jul 29

    Ten Commandments Challenge Dismissed On Standing Ground

    Ten Commandments Challenge Dismissed On Standing Ground
    In Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc. v. New Kensington-Arnold School District, (WD PA, July 27, 2015), a Pennsylvania federal district court dismissed a challenge to a 6-foot tall Ten Commandments monument on the lawn of a Pennsylvania…
  • Jul 29

    Wheaton College Ends Student Health Insurance In Response To Contraceptive Coverage Rule

    Wheaton College Ends Student Health Insurance In Response To Contraceptive Coverage Rule
    Chicago Tribune reported yesterday that Wheaton College has made a last-minute decision to stop offering its students health insurance policies in order to protect its position in ongoing litigation. The College is in the midst of a…
Rank this Week: 15

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jul 29

    Diamantis on Moral Gambling & Blaming

    Diamantis on Moral Gambling & Blaming
    Mihailis Evangelos Diamantis (Columbia Law School; NYU, Philosophy Department) has posted Dealer's Choice in Moral Gambling on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Apportioning blame is a messy business with significant moral implications. This makes…
  • Jul 29

    Rabin on Weinstein & Tort

    Rabin on Weinstein & Tort
    Robert L. Rabin (Stanford Law School) has posted Judge Jack Weinstein and the World of Tort: Institutional and Historical Perspectives (DePaul Law Review, Vol. 64, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Article, I offer four…
  • Jul 29

    Altman on Parental Control Right

    Altman on Parental Control Right
    Scott Altman (University of Southern California Law School) has posted Parental Control Rights on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Parents typically direct many aspects of their young children’s lives and often believe that they deserve…
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/
  • Jul 28

    Where is my sex offender now? Notices keep victims informed

    Where is my sex offender now? Notices keep victims informed
    This accomplishes what? 7-28-15 Pennsylvania: A new partnership of state law enforcement and victim advocates will help ensure victims of sexual violence are updated when the status of their offender changes. The Pennsylvania State Police…
  • Jul 28

    False rape accuser who caused man to be arrested is given 'strong words of advice' by police

    False rape accuser who caused man to be arrested is given 'strong words of advice' by police
    7-28-15 National: A woman claimed she was raped, so the police went into action and did what they normally do when that occurs. They cordoned off the area where the rape occurred, and they arrested a 32-year-old male scapegoat. One little…
  • Jul 27

    A look inside sex offender rehab at Juneau’s prison

    A look inside sex offender rehab at Juneau’s prison
    See below: "of the 52 who’ve completed the program and been released, one is back in prison for a sexual offense." That is a 2% recidivism rate.7-27-15 Alaska: Since 2010, sex offenders in Alaska prisons have been able to opt in…
Rank this Week: 18

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: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 29

    2015 Revision of World Population Prospect

    2015 Revision of World Population Prospect
    UN: “The 2015 Revision of World Population Prospects is the twenty-fourth round of official United Nations population estimates and projections that have been prepared by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social…
  • Jul 29

    Stress Testing Convergence

    Stress Testing Convergence
    Gutierrez Gallardo, German and Schuermann, Til and Duane, Michael, Stress Testing Convergence (July 28, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2636984 “This year, 2015, marks the six-year anniversary of US…
  • Jul 29

    See the world in your language with Google Translate

    See the world in your language with Google Translate
    Google Blog: “The Google Translate app already lets you instantly visually translate printed text in seven languages. Just open the app, click on the camera, and point it at the text you need to translate—a street sign, ingredient…
Rank this Week: 20

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 29

    But The Warrant Seemed So Legit

    But The Warrant Seemed So Legit
    The story of Baby Bou Bou, the toddler nearly killed when a flashbang grenade was tossed into his crib as he lay sleeping, as a SWAT team stormed a home upon a no-knock night-time warrant granted by a neutral magistrate, a guardian of the…
  • Jul 29

    The Statistics That Weren’t, And It Won’t Matter At All

    The Statistics That Weren’t, And It Won’t Matter At All
    David Lisak had been a bulwark of the rape culture movement.  It was his research, cited more often than anyone else’s, that provided the foundation for the existence of a rape epidemic, that false rape accusations were below 10%,…
  • Jul 28

    Fault Lines: It’s Beginning to Crawl!

    Fault Lines: It’s Beginning to Crawl!
    For those of you who have spurned my small request for a little love by reading Fault Lines, we’ve been slowly adding things to make it better, broader, more worth your while. Two new writers, Murray Newman and Jeff Gamso, have joined.…
Rank this Week: 19

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

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

California Punitive Damages

California Punitive Damages

Covers California punitive damages litigation. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://calpunitives.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 25

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 22

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 29

    OPINION: Crow Water Compact

    OPINION: Crow Water Compact
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – WATER RIGHTS ADJUDICATION DA 14-0567 2015 MT 217, IN RE THE CROW WATER COMPACT, IN THE MATTER OF THE ADJUDICATION OF EXISTING AND RESERVED RIGHTS TO THE…
  • Jul 29

    OPINION: Murray v. Motl

    OPINION: Murray v. Motl
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DECLARATORY JUDGMENT DA 14-0699, 2015 MT 216, RONALD MURRAY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. JONATHAN MOTL, Montana Commissioner of Political Practices,…
  • Jul 29

    OPINION: State v. Maloney

    OPINION: State v. Maloney
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 14-0615, 2015 MT 215, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RYAN PATRICK MALONEY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 29

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest

    The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest
    I just got this email – can I have your support? William, The nomination deadline for The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest has been set for August 21st. That means... Continue Reading
  • Jul 28

    Red River Valley Fair Link in Five E. coli Case

    Red River Valley Fair Link in Five E. coli Case
    The North Dakota Department of Health is investigating a possible cluster of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infections in eastern North Dakota. Five cases have been reported, all are less... Continue Reading
  • Jul 27

    Texas and Wisconsin Cyclospora Linked to Mexican Cilantro

    Texas and Wisconsin Cyclospora Linked to Mexican Cilantro
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state public health officials have identified annually recurring outbreaks (in 2012, 2013, and 2014) of cyclosporiasis in the United States, which... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 26

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 28

Institutional Investor Securities…

Institutional Investor Securities Blog

Covers investment fraud involving auction-rate securities, credit rating agencies, hedge funds and mortgage-backed securities. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.institutionalinvestorsecuritiesblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    SEC Awards Over $3M to Whistleblower

    SEC Awards Over $3M to Whistleblower
    In the third highest award that the Securities and Exchange Commission has issued under its whistleblower program, the regulator is giving one individual $3 million for providing information that helped expose a complex fraud. The tip…
  • Jul 23

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wants the SEC to Reform Its In-house Trial

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wants the SEC to Reform Its In-house Trial
    The US Chamber of Commerce is calling on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission make reforms to the way it conducts in-house trials. The Chamber wants the regulator to put into place a uniform policy of when such trials should take…
  • Jul 22

    Wells Fargo Must Pay Woman Over $8M For Alleged Fraud Involving Childhood Trust

    Wells Fargo Must Pay Woman Over $8M For Alleged Fraud Involving Childhood Trust
    Wells Fargo Bank (WFC) must pay a Dallas woman over $8 million. Texas State Judge Emily Tobolowsky said that the bank defrauded Angela Militello in its role as trustee for a trust that family members set up for her when she became an orphan…
Rank this Week: 21

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
  • Jul 22

    Signs That a Company Has Been Ripped Off

    Signs That a Company Has Been Ripped Off
    Written by Tracy L. Coenen, CPA, CFF Wisconsin Law Journal How would you know if your company was being looted by a dishonest employee? Most companies miss all of the warning signs that could help stop a fraud early. The Association of…
  • Jul 16

    Taxability of Alimony and Child Support

    Taxability of Alimony and Child Support
    Tracy Coenen talks about the taxability of alimony versus child support, including a brief discussion of the IRS rules.
  • Jul 14

    Sources of Information in Fraud Investigation

    Sources of Information in Fraud Investigation
    Written by Tracy L. Coenen, CPA, CFF Wisconsin Law Journal When you think of information in an internal fraud investigation, you most likely think of things like a company’s internal records. These include accounting documents,…
Rank this Week: 27

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
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: 37

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Jul 29

    Peter Conti-Brown on the Fed's Regional Bank

    Peter Conti-Brown on the Fed's Regional Bank
    My colleague Peter Conti-Brown has an op-ed in the Times today regarding the Fed's crazy regional bank system. A taste:...
  • Jul 28

    Shadow Everything

    Shadow Everything
    I was looking at Dan Scwarcz's lastest paper on Shadow Insurance, which is a thing: Shadow insurance – defined as...
  • Jul 26

    Dodd-Frank at Five

    Dodd-Frank at Five
    Here are a couple of takes.
Rank this Week: 34

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Jul 29

    Marks to Replace Prudenti as Chief Administrative Judge | New York Law Journal

    Marks to Replace Prudenti as Chief Administrative Judge | New York Law Journal
    Judge Lawrence Marks will assume the post of chief administrative judge on Friday, succeeding A. Gail Prudenti as the lead day-to-day manager of New York’s court system. Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced…
  • Jul 27

    ACRIS Property Transfer Tax Calculator

    ACRIS Property Transfer Tax Calculator
    The ACRIS calculator is specifically for the 5 counties in NY City http://a836-acris.nyc.gov/CP/CoverPage/CalculateTaxe
  • Jul 26

    New York title insurance & transfer tax calculator-William A. McDonald

    New York title insurance & transfer tax calculator-William A. McDonald
    Easily calculate the New York title insurance rate and NY transfer tax; including the mansion tax. Information on the New York closing cost calculators will be added soon. Title insurance rates are regulated by the State of New York,…
Rank this Week: 32

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 29

    Does Competition make Banks more Risk-seeking?

    Does Competition make Banks more Risk-seeking?
    Stefan Arping (University of Amsterdam) asks Does Competition make Banks more Risk-seeking? ABSTRACT: This article presents a model in which, contrary to conventional wisdom, competition can make banks more reluctant to take excessive risks:…
  • Jul 29

    Price Differentiation and Discrimination in Transport Network

    Price Differentiation and Discrimination in Transport Network
    Adriaan Hendrik van der Weijde (VU University Amsterdam) explores Price Differentiation and Discrimination in Transport Networks. ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes the effects of price differentiation and discrimination by a monopolistic…
  • Jul 29

    Airline Route Structure Competition and Network Policy

    Airline Route Structure Competition and Network Policy
    Hugo Emilo Silva (VU University Amsterdam); Erik T. Verhoef (VU University Amsterdam); and Vincent van den Berg (VU University Amsterdam) analyze Airline Route Structure Competition and Network Policy. ABSTRACT: This paper studies whether a…
Rank this Week: 31

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 38

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
  • Jul 28

    Transgender Women Are in a Fight for Their Lives. We Must Join Them.

    Transgender Women Are in a Fight for Their Lives. We Must Join Them.
    Nearly eight months into the year, 11 transgender women have been murdered. This has to stop. In February, we blogged about how seven transgender women had been murdered in the United States. Now, five months later, that number is up to 11.…
  • Jul 28

    A Surveillance Bill by Any Other Name Smells Just As Foul

    A Surveillance Bill by Any Other Name Smells Just As Foul
    An impressive coalition has formed to oppose a new surveillance bill masquerading as cybersecurity legislation. An impressive coalition has formed to oppose a new surveillance bill masquerading as cybersecurity legislation. Privacy and civil…
  • Jul 27

    Deported Migrants Are Stripped of Their Dignity. They Shouldn’t Also Be Stripped of Their Belongings.

    Deported Migrants Are Stripped of Their Dignity. They Shouldn’t Also Be Stripped of Their Belongings.
    The U.N. must call on the U.S. to stop deporting migrants without their belongings and return the property of those they did. Sisters Imelda and Sandy traveled to the U.S. to reunite with their families in New Jersey when Border Patrol…
Rank this Week: 36

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: 33

Trade Regulation Talk

Trade Regulation Talk

Covers antitrust, consumer protection, franchising, advertising, privacy, and civil RICO law. By John W. Arden.

http://traderegulation.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 14

    Justice Department asked to investigate Amazon’s "monopolization" of book market

    Justice Department asked to investigate Amazon’s "monopolization" of book market
    This posting was written by Jeffrey May, J.D.A group of authors, and the American Booksellers Association—a trade association representing independently-owned bookstores—are asking the Department of Justice to scrutinize the…
  • Jul 7

    New Texas law says franchisors are not employers of franchisees or their employee

    New Texas law says franchisors are not employers of franchisees or their employee
    This story was written by Edward L. Puzzo, J.D.Texas has enacted legislation, effective September 1, 2015, specifying that franchisors will not be considered to be the employers of--or in a co-employment relationship with--either franchisees…
  • May 2

    Mergers Reported under HSR Act Down Slightly in FY 2012

    Mergers Reported under HSR Act Down Slightly in FY 2012
    This posting was written by Tobias J. Gillett, Contributor to Wolters Kluwer Antitrust Law Daily. The number of mergers reported under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Premerger Notification Program between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012…
Rank this Week: 30

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Procreation Question

    The Procreation Question
    When you talk to traditional marriage advocates, there is always the procreation question.  That is, allowing gays or lesbians to get married cannot lead to naturally conceived children.  If the only purpose of marriage in this…
  • Mar 27

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."

    "America’s problem isn’t gay marriage; it’s marriage."
    Roger Simon argues that those among the gay/lesbian community who seek to get married are just as bourgeois as those middle class heterosexuals who want to get married.  These are people who are committed to what Simon…
  • Mar 26

    More on Gay Marriage

    More on Gay Marriage
    I have posted a few pieces on gay marriage on this site and including one before the election on the parade of horribles that a fair number of social conservatives raise when it comes to the issue.  If you are looking for one guy's…
Rank this Week: 35

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Fatality Crash US95 at 323

    Fatality Crash US95 at 323
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Jul 28

    Defendant Sentenced to Twenty-Four Years for Murder on Nez Perce Reservation

    Defendant Sentenced to Twenty-Four Years for Murder on Nez Perce Reservation
    COEUR D'ALENE - Raymond Antoine Scott, Jr., 39, of Lapwai, Idaho, was sentenced today in United States District Court to 288 months in prison for second degree murder in the death of William Reich on the Nez Perce Reservation, U.S. Attorney…
  • Jul 27

    Rollover crash on I15 sends two to hospital

    Rollover crash on I15 sends two to hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 39

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jul 29

    Van Overturns in Toms River Neighborhood, 3 Injured: Cody Diaz, Matthew Diaz, and Kevin Murray

    Van Overturns in Toms River Neighborhood, 3 Injured: Cody Diaz, Matthew Diaz, and Kevin Murray
    Toms River, NJ — Three young men were all injured and taken to a hospital earlier on Thursday morning of last week (July 23, 2015) after their white van (possibly a work van) was in a rollover accident. The accident happened at roughly…
  • Jul 29

    Semi-Truck Rear-Ends Traffic on I-64 in Midway, Several Injured

    Semi-Truck Rear-Ends Traffic on I-64 in Midway, Several Injured
    Midway, KY — The police in Midway and the highway patrol reported an accident on Monday morning, July 27, that left at least a few people with injuries. They said that a large 18-wheeler truck failed to brake in time for stopped traffic…
  • Jul 29

    Police Say Log Truck Driver Not at Fault in Highway 11 Accident in Grifton, NC

    Police Say Log Truck Driver Not at Fault in Highway 11 Accident in Grifton, NC
    Grifton, NC, — There was an accident reported this past Tuesday (July 26, 2015) that left the driver of a fully-loaded log truck with injuries. Police say that another trucker cut off the log truck on Highway 11, just outside of…
Rank this Week: 43

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 29

    This land is my land

    This land is my land
    “Kentucky man shoots down drone hovering over his backyard” [Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica] Tags: aviation, guns, property law, property rights This land is my land is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our…
  • Jul 28

    Contingency fees + IRS = sound policy?

    Contingency fees + IRS = sound policy?
    Yet again — we covered this issue last year — lawmakers on Capitol Hill are considering sending private debt collectors on contingency fee after those who owe money to the Internal Revenue Service. Here’s an issue where I…
  • Jul 28

    July 29 roundup

    July 29 roundup
    Former NYT Peking correspondent Richard Bernstein, who now co-owns two nail salons, challenges Times blockbuster on prevalence of labor exploitation at NYC salons [New York Review of Books, Elizabeth Nolan Brown and followup, Times rebuttal]…
Rank this Week: 42

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
Rank this Week: 48

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 29

    The Winds of Change

    The Winds of Change
    A strong west wind is blowing across my prairie landscape this week. After weeks of heat and humidity warnings and near-daily thunderstorms, there’s a change in the air. The sun is nearly set by 9 p.m. Small flocks of Canada geese are…
  • Jul 29

    Friday Is System Administrator Appreciation Day

    Friday Is System Administrator Appreciation Day
    Friday July 31 is the 16th annual SysAdmin Day. A day to show our appreciation to the IT professionals who keep our computers, networks and apps working. For those of us who push the tech envelope a bit beyond a typical office setup, our…
  • Jul 29

    Vendor Quiz: Sync.com

    Vendor Quiz: Sync.com
    Welcome to Vendor Quiz, a periodic feature here at Slaw in which we ask a legal marketplace supplier a series of substantive questions about their product or service. Our goal is to provide insight and guidance to Slaw readers who might be…
Rank this Week: 52

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: 51

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Tyler on Habeas and the American Revolution

    Tyler on Habeas and the American Revolution
    Amanda L. Tyler, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, has posted Habeas Corpus and the American Revolution, which is forthcoming in the California Law Review 103 (2015): 635-98.Modern debates concerning the protections afforded…
  • Jul 28

    Dudziak Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance

    Dudziak Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance
    [We’re delighted to report that LHB Founder Mary L. Dudziak will be the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress.  Here is the LC press release.]Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced…
  • Jul 27

    Brophy on Antislavery Women and the American Jurisprudence

    Brophy on Antislavery Women and the American Jurisprudence
    Alfred L. Brophy, University of North Carolina School of Law, has posted Antislavery Women and the Origins of American Jurisprudence, which is forthcoming in the Texas Law Review.“Antislavery Women and the Origins of American…
Rank this Week: 40