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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

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    FBI Most Wanted – Jaime Jesus Sola Avila

    FBI Most Wanted – Jaime Jesus Sola Avila
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jaime Jesus Sola Avila, a convicted felon, is wanted for his alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme that operated between Miami, Tampa, and Largo, Florida, in 2007 and 2008. …
  • Apr 13

    Cook County judge indicted on mortgage fraud charges – Chicago Tribune

    Cook County judge indicted on mortgage fraud charges – Chicago Tribune
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Judge Jessica O’Brien, a small-claims judge in Cook County, Illinois, was indicted on allegations that she lied and concealed relevant facts from lenders to obtain more than $1.4 million in mortgages on two South…
  • Apr 10

    Escrow Charged with Diverting Funds to Personal Account

    Escrow Charged with Diverting Funds to Personal Account
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kimberlee E. Himmell, 62, Massillon, Ohio, is alleged to have defrauded financial institutions out of more than $2 million by having escrow funds on home purchases deposited into her personal account.  Himmell…
Rank this Week: 2

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 26

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace
    The Washington Post reports Trump is not nominating people to important positions: The Senate has confirmed 26 of Trump’s picks for his Cabinet and other top posts. But for 530 other vacant senior-level jobs requiring Senate…
  • Apr 26

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding
    Donald Trump and Jefferson Sessions lose another round in court, this time on the threat to withhold federal funds from cities that don't comply with its requests to detain undocumented persons when released from state and local jails or…
  • Apr 25

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again
    Ted Cruz is hardly the first to propose using forfeited assets from Mexican drug traffickers to pay for a border wall. In February, Rep. James Sensebrenner introduced H.R. 1067: Build up Illegal Line Defenses with Assets Lawfully Lifted Act…
Rank this Week: 3

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Apr 28

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) DR (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 271 (26 April 2017) High Court (Administrative Court) Hudson v Crown Prosecution Service [2017] EWHC 841 (Admin) (28 April 2017) Goodman…
  • Apr 28

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk
    2017 c. 28 – Farriers (Registration) Act 2017 2017 c. 27 – Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 2017 c. 26 – Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017 2017 c. 25 – Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Act…
  • Apr 28

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Transport Levying Bodies (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Contracting-out (Transfer and Transfer Payment) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Single Common Market Organisation (Emergency Aid) (England and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2017…
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Apr 28

    Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner!

    Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner!
    Who prevailed in this year's epic contest?
  • Apr 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17
    * Try not to let the irony overwhelm you. [Deadspin] * If you are going to fail the bar exam, do it like a champion. [Excellence in Law School] * Impeachment may not be everything it is cracked up to be. [Huffington Post] * The Fox New…
  • Apr 28

    Stats Of The Week: NYC Rules Am Law Ranking

    Stats Of The Week: NYC Rules Am Law Ranking
    Further evidence that elite Wall Street firms are operating by different economic rules than the rest of the legal industry.
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
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

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: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Missouri ex rel. Hawley v. Becerra 16-1015 Issue: Whether a state has parens patriae standing to challenge another state’s commercial regulations on the ground that those regulations violate the…
  • Apr 28

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: McWilliams v. Dunn Davila v. Davis Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San…
  • Apr 28

    Argument analysis: The Supreme Court struggles with the ACA’s patent provision

    Argument analysis: The Supreme Court struggles with the ACA’s patent provision
    In a surprise to virtually no one, the oral argument in the consolidated patent cases Sandoz v. Amgen and Amgen v. Sandoz showed the Supreme Court struggling to understand both the highly complex patent provisions in the Affordable Care Act…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Apr 28

    Police Demand Shop Install Surveillance, Give Cops Full Feed, and also Right to Ban Customer

    Police Demand Shop Install Surveillance, Give Cops Full Feed, and also Right to Ban Customer
    This story in the New Times seems outrageous: But in September, the city suddenly declared the store a nuisance, citing drug deals made nearby. And the Nuisance Abatement Board made a long series of demands, including one that struck Corine…
  • Apr 27

    Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Ought to Become a Democrat

    Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Ought to Become a Democrat
    Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Her Intention To Vote NO on Revised AHCA. Yes, she’d be one of the most right-wing members of the caucus especially on foreign policy (“Cuba”), but surely her sanity would take less of a beating.…
  • Apr 17

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student
    Jotwell, the online journal of reviews of recent faculty scholarship relating to the law (http://jowell.com), needs a UMiami Law Student Editor for 25-30 hours per week during the summer. The student editor is a blend of a substantive editor…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Apr 28

    Ten keys for a successful law student blog

    Ten keys for a successful law student blog
    Our Law School Blog Network is coming alive with a good number of blogs by law professors and law students. Here’s ten points to mind for a more successful blog for law students yet to go live or not even …
  • Apr 27

    Can ALM keep up with law blogs on WordPress?

    Can ALM keep up with law blogs on WordPress?
    What’s better, ALM’s collective legal periodicals or the collective work of lawyers and other legal professionals who are blogging? Can ALM (f/k/a American Lawyer Media) survive the rising phenomenon of lawyers and law students…
  • Apr 24

    Whose Facebook friendship requests do I delete?

    Whose Facebook friendship requests do I delete?
    Yesterday, leading blogger, tech evangelist and speaker, Robert Scoble shared on Facebook eight ways to get him to “Delete Request” when you request his friendship on Facebook. I thought Robert’s points were pretty good and…
Rank this Week: 12

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
  • Apr 28

    CFP: IoC Global Water Crisis Conf. – Pittsburgh, PA

    CFP: IoC Global Water Crisis Conf. – Pittsburgh, PA
    Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA hosts the third annual interdisciplinary Integrity of Creation Conference, on the topic The Global Water Crisis on September 27 – 28, 2017. Deadline for poster...
  • Apr 28

    Schreber’s Law—New York, NY

    Schreber’s Law—New York, NY
    Cardozo School of Law and School of Social Science, NYU Abu Dhabi present Schreber’s Law on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Cardozo School of Law. For more information please see...
  • Apr 28

    Call for Proposals: Teaching Students to Help Social Justice Practitioners – San Diego, CA

    Call for Proposals: Teaching Students to Help Social Justice Practitioners – San Diego, CA
    The AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research (LWRR) is seeking proposals for two sessions at the 2018 AALS Annual Meeting that is scheduled for January 3-6, 2018 in...
Rank this Week: 13

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
  • Apr 27

    Avoiding Tax Fraud and Tax Scam

    Avoiding Tax Fraud and Tax Scam
    Despite all the warnings about tax scams, consumers are still falling victim to these types of fraud. Tracy Coenen talks on CNBC about the top five tax scams that consumers should be aware of. The above information should not be construed as…
  • Apr 25

    MLM Income Disclosure Statement

    MLM Income Disclosure Statement
    A collection of annual income disclosure statements published by multi-level marketing companies, continuously updated. Some MLMs release income disclosures or earnings disclosures. These numbers are not required to be disclosed in the United…
  • Apr 24

    Using Income Tax Data in Family Law Case

    Using Income Tax Data in Family Law Case
    Income tax returns and supporting information such as W-2s and pay stubs are the most common and basic documents which evidence income in family law cases. This article discusses the sources of income that are disclosed on a personal income…
Rank this Week: 15

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 14

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/
  • Apr 28

    JENNIFER LOPEZ: BOOTY CALL!

    JENNIFER LOPEZ: BOOTY CALL!
    @ Planet Hollywood, Las Vega
  • Apr 28

    STELLA34'S VEAL PORTERHOUSE

    STELLA34'S VEAL PORTERHOUSE
    FIORENTINA DI VITELLO 16 oz. veal porterhouse, eggplant caponata, garlic mash potato | 45 @ Stella34
  • Apr 28

    STELLA34'S LASAGNA BIANCA

    STELLA34'S LASAGNA BIANCA
    LASAGNA BIANCA sausage, treviso, béchamel, fontina, parmigiano, breadcrumbs @ Stella34
Rank this Week: 19

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 28

    Claim: church’s rule against breast-feeding in the pews violates Virginia law

    Claim: church’s rule against breast-feeding in the pews violates Virginia law
    In 2015, following the lead of many other states, Virginia passed a “law that says women have a right to breast-feed anywhere they have a legal right to be.” The law provides “no exemption for religious institutions.”…
  • Apr 27

    Oregon man fined $500 for calling himself engineer in email to state

    Oregon man fined $500 for calling himself engineer in email to state
    By reader acclaim: “In September 2014, Mats Järlström, an electronics engineer living in Beaverton, Oregon, sent an email to the state’s engineering board. The email claimed that yellow traffic lights don’t last…
  • Apr 27

    “Orleans Parish prosecutors are using fake subpoenas”

    “Orleans Parish prosecutors are using fake subpoenas”
    Seems incredible: the district attorney’s office in the county-equivalent that includes New Orleans sends out bogus subpoenas not actually cleared with a judge ordering witnesses to appear for investigations. A spokesman says it’s…
Rank this Week: 18

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Illegal Search,Evidence Suppressed?

    Illegal Search,Evidence Suppressed?
    What many people fail to realize is that all citizens of the United States have a Fourth Amendment right against illegal searches created by the U.S. Constitution, and any evidence that comes from an illegal search may be suppressed at trial.…
  • Nov 2

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect
    A grandmother in Saint Augustine, Florida worked with her granddaughter to create green flames in their jack-o-lantern for Halloween, according to Jacksonville.com. The pumpkin ended up being an explosive, rather than the awesome Halloween…
  • Aug 10

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure
    “License and registration, please.”  If you have ever been pulled over by police, you have probably heard this phrase.  In recent years, Americans have grown more and more suspicious of police officers. With all that we…
Rank this Week: 16

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 17

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Apr 28

    Carmack v. Reynolds, S224985

    Carmack v. Reynolds, S224985
    Spendthrift trust: Bankruptcy: Vested right: A spendthrift trust is a trust that provides that the beneficiary’s interest cannot be alienated before it is distributed to the beneficiary.  Creditors of the beneficiary generally…
  • Apr 25

    Proposed New and Amended California Rules of Professional Conduct

    Proposed New and Amended California Rules of Professional Conduct
    Proposed New and Amended California Rules of Professional Conduct:http://ethics.calbar.ca.gov/Committees/RulesCommission2014/ProposedRules.aspxThe Board of Trustees adopted proposed new and amended Rules of Professional Conducts at its…
  • Apr 24

    Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield

    Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield
    Privacy: Data: Shield: Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield:Protecting Privacy in Transatlantic Data Flows:As of April 12, 2017, companies can join a Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield for transfers from Switzerland.At the first annual review, the Department of…
Rank this Week: 21

The Legal Blog.in

The Legal Blog.in

Covers Indian court decisions.

http://www.legalblog.in/
Rank this Week: 20

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Pedestrian Killed in Huntington Beach DUI Crash

    Pedestrian Killed in Huntington Beach DUI Crash
    A pedestrian has been fatally injured in a Huntington Beach car accident, which officials say, may have been caused by a woman who was driving under the influence. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian…
  • Apr 27

    Dog Attack on Catalina Island Leaves Orange County Man Injured

    Dog Attack on Catalina Island Leaves Orange County Man Injured
    A dog attack that was caught on video on Catalina Island left John Brady of Huntington Beach seriously injured and hospitalized. According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred on when two dogs attacked Brady and his smaller dog. The…
  • Apr 19

    Man Killed in Lake Forest Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Lake Forest Motorcycle Accident
    David Ladue, 18, of Rancho Santa Margarita, was killed in a Lake Forest motorcycle accident after he was struck by a left-turning vehicle the night of April 17, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash…
Rank this Week: 23

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    India's Supreme Court To Hear Constitutional Challenge To Personal Status Law

    India's Supreme Court To Hear Constitutional Challenge To Personal Status Law
    NewsClick yesterday carried a lengthy article surveying the background and importance of the Shayara Bano case which will be heard by a 5-judge panel of India's Supreme Court next month.  At issue is whether laws involving personal…
  • Apr 28

    Roy Moore Announces Run For U.S. Senate Seat From Alabama

    Roy Moore Announces Run For U.S. Senate Seat From Alabama
    In Alabama this week, Roy Moore who has been suspended for the rest of his term as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court because of his defiance of same-sex marriage rulings (see prior posting) announced that he will formally resign from…
  • Apr 28

    In Spain, 3 Women Face Trial On Charge of Insulting Religious Sentiments of Catholic

    In Spain, 3 Women Face Trial On Charge of Insulting Religious Sentiments of Catholic
    The Telegraph reports that in Spain, three women will be tried on charges of  insulting the religious sentiments of Catholics.  The charges grow out of the women's participation in a May Day parade in 2014 in which they carried a…
Rank this Week: 26

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

Life, law and the Internet - news, information and commentary from Rick Klau.

http://tins.rklau.com/
  • Oct 5

    My unconsciously biased address book

    My unconsciously biased address book
    The 20% problemEarlier this year, I cleaned up my contacts and became interested in what the gender split would look like for my address book. Not only was it no better than my Twitter experiment from last year, the numbers were exactly the…
  • Oct 1

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network
    A month or so ago, I got to wondering whether there was any way to determine the gender of my LinkedIn network. Surprisingly, LinkedIn doesn't even ask for gender on sign-up, so I couldn't just pull the info directly from LinkedIn. And I…
  • Dec 4

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo
    A couple years ago, I wrote about my first serious attempt to organize my family’s photos. 50,000 digital photos spanning more than a decade — scattered across multiple computers, phones, cameras, and hard drives. It…
Rank this Week: 25

Freedom To Differ

Freedom To Differ

Speaks freely about legal and policy issues facing the media and the internet. By Peter Black.

http://www.freedomtodiffer.com/freedom_to_differ/
  • Apr 29

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2015 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Feb 25

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking

    Best Australian law schools according to the QS World University Ranking
    The QS World University Rankings 2014 for Law have been released. The QS World University Rankings is one of the few international rankings that also provide subject rankings, including for law. While these rankings are always somewhat…
  • Oct 1

    Daily Twitter Link

    Daily Twitter Link
Rank this Week: 22

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
Rank this Week: 24

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 28

    Tax Judge Rules Appraiser Placed Lowball Valuation on Estate's Painting

    Tax Judge Rules Appraiser Placed Lowball Valuation on Estate's Painting
    A Sotheby’s official appraised a painting by Pieter Bruegel the Younger back in 2005 at $500,000, but when the owner of the piece went to sell the painting, it drew more than four times that amount, selling for $2.1 million....
  • Apr 28

    Article on North Carolina's Living Probate Law

    Article on North Carolina's Living Probate Law
    Kyle Frizzelle recently published an Article entitled, Better to Play Dead? Examining North Carolina’s Living Probate Law and Its Potential Effect on Testamentary Disposition, 39 Campbell L. Rev. 187 (2017). Provided below is an abstract of…
  • Apr 28

    How to Protect Your Assets in Trust

    How to Protect Your Assets in Trust
    Donald Hess, a wealthy Swiss businessman, saw his $200 million estate placed at risk when his wife of over twenty years sued for divorce. Despite having a pre-marital agreement that limited his wife’s possible recovery, Hess had concerns…
Rank this Week: 41

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 28

    Appeals court approves delay in case against air pollution standard

    Appeals court approves delay in case against air pollution standard
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Thursday granted a request from the Trump administration to stay ligation concerning an Obama administration air pollution regulation. The rule in…
  • Apr 28

    Senegal court upholds life sentence for former Chad leader

    Senegal court upholds life sentence for former Chad leader
    [JURIST] The Extraordinary African Chambers (EAC) [official website, in French] in Senegal upheld [ruling, in French] the life sentence of Chad’s former dictator Hissene Habre [HRW backgrounder] for crimes against humanity, war crimes,…
  • Apr 28

    Egypt president signs law giving him authority to appoint head judge

    Egypt president signs law giving him authority to appoint head judge
    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ratified a law Thursday that will allow him to appoint head judges in the country’s highest courts. The amended law, which was ratified [Youm7 report, in Arabic] when it was published in the…
Rank this Week: 38

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
Rank this Week: 32

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 28

    Weekly Tax Highlight And Roundup

    Weekly Tax Highlight And Roundup
    This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses a rare Tax Court victory for a taxpayer who succeeded in being treated as a real estate professional for purposes of the…
  • Apr 28

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, Erin Scharff (Arizona State) reviews an article by Susanna Camic Tahk (Wisconsin), The New Welfare Rights, Brooklyn L. Rev. (forthcoming): Susannah Camic Tahk’s previous work has explored the “tax war on poverty,” as she…
  • Apr 28

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    ABA Journal, Still no federal loans for Charlotte School of Law students; state AG opens civil investigation Above the Law, Embattled Law School Blames ABA, Education Department, Students for its Legal Problems Above the Law, Law School…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Apr 28

    Perry on the Introduction to "A Global Political Morality"

    Perry on the Introduction to "A Global Political Morality"
    Michael J. Perry (Emory University School of Law) has posted A Global Political Morality: Human Rights, Democracy, and Constitutionalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This SSRN posting consists mainly of the introduction to my new book: A…
  • Apr 28

    Baer on Turner & Redlich on Criminal Discovery in Virginia & North Carolina

    Baer on Turner & Redlich on Criminal Discovery in Virginia & North Carolina
    Miriam H. Baer (Brooklyn Law School) has posted Some Skepticism about Criminal Discovery Empiricism (Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 73, Online 347, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Response addresses Jenia Turner and Alison…
  • Apr 28

    Chemerinsky & Goodwin on a Constitutional Right to Abortion as Private Choice

    Chemerinsky & Goodwin on a Constitutional Right to Abortion as Private Choice
    Erwin Chemerinsky and Michele Goodwin (University of California, Irvine School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law) have posted Abortion: A Woman's Private Choice (Texas Law Review, Vol. 95, 2017, Forthcoming) on SSRN.…
Rank this Week: 37

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 35

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 27

    2017 World Press Freedom Index – tipping point

    2017 World Press Freedom Index – tipping point
    “The 2017 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reflects a world in which attacks on the media have become commonplace and strongmen are on the rise. We have reached the age of post-truth, propaganda, and…
  • Apr 27

    How Libraries Became Public

    How Libraries Became Public
    Barbara Fister, April 26, 2017 – “Of all of our cultural institutions, the public library is remarkable. There are few tax-supported services that are used by people of all ages, classes, races, and religions. I can’t think…
  • Apr 27

    How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction

    How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction
    “When people talk about addiction, the first thing that comes to mind are illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco. But in the mobile era, behavioral addiction is much more prevalent and pervasive — and the culprit is the ubiquitous…
Rank this Week: 33

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Some Bacillus cereus or Clostridium perfringens with your Rancho Bravo Taco?

    Some Bacillus cereus or Clostridium perfringens with your Rancho Bravo Taco?
    Seattle/King County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of gastroenteritis with abdominal cramps and diarrhea associated with Rancho Bravo Tacos at 1001 East Pine St, Seattle. Four people from a... Continue Reading
  • Apr 24

    Have some FDA Violations with your Vulto Cheese?

    Have some FDA Violations with your Vulto Cheese?
    Here is the Vulto Creamery’s FDA 483 Inspection Report OBSERVATION 1 Failure to manufacture and store foods under conditions and controls necessary to minimize the potential for growth of microorganisms... Continue Reading
  • Apr 22

    Golf Balls in Hash Browns?

    Golf Balls in Hash Browns?
    McCain Foods USA, Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling retail, frozen hash brown products that may be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials, that despite our stringent supply standards... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 34

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Asterisk Presidency*

    The Asterisk Presidency*
    In 1961, Yankee slugger Roger Maris was threatening to break Babe Ruth's then-hallowed record of 60 home runs in a season.  That year teams played more games than ever before as baseball expanded its regular season from 154 to…
  • Apr 25

    Ella At 100

    Ella At 100
    I would so much rather talk about Ella Fitzgerald's 100 years (she was born on April 25, 1917) than Donald Trump's 100 days. The rap on Ella was that she couldn't sing the blues.  Maybe not, but she was probably the greatest…
  • Apr 20

    Free Speech At Berkeley

    Free Speech At Berkeley
    "Freedom of speech is something that represents the very dignity of what a human being is. If you cannot speak... I mean, that's what marks us off. That's what marks us off from the stones and the stars. You can speak freely. It is almost…
Rank this Week: 39

Pew Blog

Pew Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax. By Pew Law Center, PLLC.

http://www.pewlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 26

    Factors to consider when determining if someone qualifies for SSDI or SSI Benefits or not

    Factors to consider when determining if someone qualifies for SSDI or SSI Benefits or not
    Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a program initiated by the United States government and administered by the Social Security Administration that offers stipends to people who have a low-income and are either above 65 years of age, blind,…
  • Apr 24

    Report Finds Arizona Has One of the Highest Rates of Pedestrian Deaths Nationally

    Report Finds Arizona Has One of the Highest Rates of Pedestrian Deaths Nationally
    A new report has found that Arizona has one of the highest rates of pedestrian fatalities in the country. According to a KTAR news report, the report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) finds that Arizona ranks third in the…
  • Apr 20

    Could Chapter 7 Be the Answer to Your Tax Debt Problems?

    Could Chapter 7 Be the Answer to Your Tax Debt Problems?
    Many of us know that filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy can help erase credit card debt and medical bills. However, many Arizonans are still confused regarding how a bankruptcy filing might help discharge debts owed to the IRS or to the state of…
Rank this Week: 30

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Apr 17

    * 17 Seconds #35 – Whitelist us please!

    * 17 Seconds #35 – Whitelist us please!
    We’re here to help. By Erik J. Heels First published 4/17/2017; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. While the open rate for Clocktower Law’s emails (like this one) is twice industry average, we are not satisfied. It has come…
  • Mar 17

    * 17 Seconds #34 – Is your startup having an IP mid-life crisis?

    * 17 Seconds #34 – Is your startup having an IP mid-life crisis?
    It just takes longer because I’m Middle-Aged Man! By Erik J. Heels First published 3/17/2017; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. That, of course, is a reference to the 1990s SNL “Middle-Aged Man Superhero” sketch by…
  • Feb 17

    * 17 Seconds #33 – Hire my brother Mark Heels (and I will owe you a favor)

    * 17 Seconds #33 – Hire my brother Mark Heels (and I will owe you a favor)
    Nepotism is a good deal if you can get it, but we’re not hiring at the moment. By Erik J. Heels First published 2/15/2017; ErikJHeels.com; publisher: GiantPeople. One of the things I love about running my own law firm is the flexible…
Rank this Week: 42

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 6

    Smith and Nephew Birmingham Hip Failure Lawsuits heading to Maryland

    Smith and Nephew Birmingham Hip Failure Lawsuits heading to Maryland
    Smith and Nephew Birmingham Hip Failure Lawsuits. Injured patients blame Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) and R3 hip replacement implants for their injuries and premature device failure. These plaintiffs filed a petition in…
  • Apr 4

    Non Tuberculous Heart Infections Following Surgery

    Non Tuberculous Heart Infections Following Surgery
    Non Tuberculous heart infections following surgery, may be linked to a commonly used device known as the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System manufactured by Sorin Group Deutschland (now LivaNova). Non Tuberculous Heart Infections following…
  • Mar 22

    Breast Implants linked to Cancer

    Breast Implants linked to Cancer
    Breast Implants linked to Cancer, according to a new report/warning by the U.S. Food and Drug Association federal regulators (FDA).  According to the FDA, nine women in the U.S. have died from a T cell type of lymphoma cancer caused…
Rank this Week: 29

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Motorcycle Accident

    Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Motorcycle Accident
    A man suffered life-threatening injuries in an Anaheim motorcycle accident. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 13, 2017 on Lincoln Avenue near Empire Street.…
  • Mar 15

    Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Motorcycle Accident

    Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Motorcycle Accident
    A man suffered life-threatening injuries in an Anaheim motorcycle accident. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 13, 2017 on Lincoln Avenue near Empire Street.…
  • Mar 8

    Three Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Tarzana

    Three Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Tarzana
    Three people were injured in a car accident in Tarzana, which officials say, involved a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the crash occurred the afternoon of March 5, 2017 near North Yolanda Avenue…
Rank this Week: 36

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 30

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out

    Low wages, high turnover, and burn-out
    The State newspaper reported the ongoing struggle for low paid health care givers in South Carolina.  Low wages, high turnover and burn-out makes life difficult for both caregiver and patient. The turnover rate among nursing staff at the…
  • Jan 29

    Fraud and Forgery

    Fraud and Forgery
    The Columbus Dispatch reported that Autumn Health Care of Zanesville, a nursing home operator, has been ordered to repay tens of thousands of fraudulently obtained Medicare and Medicaid dollars, after an investigation by the Ohio…
  • Jan 28

    Caregiver Arrested

    Caregiver Arrested
    Twin Cities reported the arrest of David Erwin DeLong, nursing home employee, for felony criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 78-year-old resident with advanced Alzheimer’s disease at Heritage House in…
Rank this Week: 31

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
  • Nov 12

    Test

    Test
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Rank this Week: 28

Karsiliksiz Cek

Karsiliksiz Cek

http://www.karsiliksizcek.net/
  • Mar 11

    Kredi Alacağı/Borcu için Emekli Maaşının Haczine Muvafakat

    Kredi Alacağı/Borcu için Emekli Maaşının Haczine Muvafakat
    KREDİ KARTI ALACAĞI/BORCU İÇİN EMEKLİ MAAŞININ HACZİNE MUVAFAKAT - EMEKLİ MAAŞININ HACZİT.C.YARGITAY13. Hukuk DairesiEsas No : 2014/31871Karar No : 2015/1258Karar Tarihi :…
  • Mar 8

    Karşılıksız Çek Sorunu için Yeni Kare Kodlu Çek

    Karşılıksız Çek Sorunu için Yeni Kare Kodlu Çek
    Çek Piyasasında Yeni Sistem: Kare Kodlu Çek. Artık Piyasada 2 Tane Çek Olacak. Bir Normal Çek, Bir de Kare Kodlu ÇekTürkiye Odalar ve Borsalar Birliği (TOBB) Başkanı Rifat…
  • Jan 17

    Kayıp Kaçak TRT Payı Sayaç Okuma Bedeli İadesi Yargıtay Kararı

    Kayıp Kaçak TRT Payı Sayaç Okuma Bedeli İadesi Yargıtay Kararı
    Kayıp Kaçak, Dağıtım Sayaç Okuma, Bedeli Parekende Satış Hizmeti Bedeli, TRT Payı ve İletim Bedelinin Elektrik Abonelerinden Tahsili ve Hangi Kalemlerin İadesi Gerekeceği…
Rank this Week: 27

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Apr 28

    US Marines could deploy robots and 'HyperSubs' to storm future beaches | Fox New

    US Marines could deploy robots and 'HyperSubs' to storm future beaches | Fox New
    For the past two weeks, the Navy and Marine Corps have been quietly testing about 50 new fascinating technologies out at Camp Pendleton, at the Ship-to-Shore Maneuver Exploration and Experimentation Advanced Naval Technology Exercise 2017, in…
  • Apr 28

    California & Constitution: Citizens’ Rights Systematically Violated | National Review

    California & Constitution: Citizens’ Rights Systematically Violated | National Review
    And of course let’s not forget the California attorney general’s enthusiastic, selective prosecution of pro-life investigative journalists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt for taping conversations with Planned Parenthood…
  • Apr 28

    "Giant hurricane" on Saturn: First images from Cassini's epic ring dive - CBS New

    "Giant hurricane" on Saturn: First images from Cassini's epic ring dive - CBS New
    NASA's Cassini spacecraft dove between Saturn and its rings April 26, snapping the closest-ever views of Saturn's atmosphere. The raw images, which began to stream back early this morning, indicating the probe had survived its journey, show…
Rank this Week: 61

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
Rank this Week: 49

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 64