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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

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 27

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (Functions and Amendment) Order 2017 The Combined Authorities (Finance) Order 2017 The International Tax Compliance (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Tax Credits (Claims and Notifications) (Amendment)…
  • Apr 27

    EVENT: UCL – Abortion in the Twenty-First Century: Moral, Legal, and Cultural Dimension

    EVENT: UCL – Abortion in the Twenty-First Century: Moral, Legal, and Cultural Dimension
    ‘The event will begin with brief comments by both authors about the central ideas of their respective books. About Abortion confronts the question of why so much of United States politics and society is concerned with the abortion…
  • Apr 27

    EnergySolutions EU Ltd (now ATK Energy EU Ltd) v Nuclear Decommissioning Authority – WLR Daily

    EnergySolutions EU Ltd (now ATK Energy EU Ltd) v Nuclear Decommissioning Authority – WLR Daily
    EnergySolutions EU Ltd (now ATK Energy EU Ltd) v Nuclear Decommissioning Authority [2017] UKSC 34 ‘A company was unsuccessful in its bid in a tender process carried out by a public authority for a contract which fell within the ambit of…
Rank this Week: 4

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: 5

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    TOTALLY OUT-OF-CHARACTER

    TOTALLY OUT-OF-CHARACTER
    Proposed Development Raised Community Ire, Deemed Out-of-Scale by Commissioners Rendering of 536 Halsey Street. Image Credit: LPC. Commissioners asked for revisions to proposal, which would see two garage buildings converted−…
  • Apr 27

    LIKING FAMILY LEAVE & INFRASTRUCTURE

    LIKING FAMILY LEAVE & INFRASTRUCTURE
    Trump Family Leave, Infrastructure Proposals Widely Popular by Frank Newport Story Highlights Republicans and Democrats strongly endorse family leave, infrastructure Majorities of Americans also agree with…
  • Apr 27

    STRAWBERRY TIMING

    STRAWBERRY TIMING
    Set strawberry alarm clock for post-apple bloom Cornell University Growers who time their strawberries to bloom just after apples do, can reap a better harvest, according to new research. When apple trees blossom, the sheer abundance of…
Rank this Week: 6

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 7

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: 8

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Asterisk Watch

    Asterisk Watch
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists. So in the April 7 edition, we trumpeted that that the newly installed Justice Neil Gorsuch would surely participate in his first conference on April 13. Wrong! As indicated in a footnote in the next…
  • Apr 27

    Petitions to watch | Conference of April 28

    Petitions to watch | Conference of April 28
    In its conference of April 28, 2017, the court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether a statute which does not amend any generally applicable substantive or procedural laws, but deprives the petitioner of the right to…
  • Apr 27

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Yesterday the court heard oral argument in Maslenjak v. United States, which asks whether a naturalized U.S. citizen can be stripped of her citizenship in a criminal proceeding based on an immaterial false statement. Amy Howe analyzes the…
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 27

    Texas sues FDA to release seized lethal injection drug

    Texas sues FDA to release seized lethal injection drug
    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice [official website] sued [complaint, PDF] the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [official website] on Wednesday after the FDA banned a shipment [JURIST report] of lethal injection drugs to prison…
  • Apr 27

    Texas state House approves ban on "sanctuary cities"

    Texas state House approves ban on "sanctuary cities"
    The Texas State House of Representatives [official website] approved on Thursday a strict ban [SB 4, text] on so-called “sanctuary cities.” The bill seeks to empower law enforcement [ABC report] to enforce federal immigration law…
  • Apr 27

    France court refuses to extradite former Kosovo prime minister

    France court refuses to extradite former Kosovo prime minister
    A French court on Thursday refused [BIRN report] an extradition request for former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj [BBC profile], who is facing war crime charges in Serbia. The court released [BBC report] Haradinaj shortly thereafter…
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 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…
  • Apr 16

    The (Rare?) Case of a Regulation that Does the Opposite of a Statute

    The (Rare?) Case of a Regulation that Does the Opposite of a Statute
    US personal tax returns are normally due on April 15; because the 15th fell on a Saturday this year, the IRS extended the date to April 18. That date got a lot of publicity. What got almost no publicity, however, … Continue reading…
  • Apr 5

    Phenomenal

    Phenomenal
    Perfect The post Phenomenal appeared first on Discourse.net.
Rank this Week: 12

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 27

    Schmidt, Bhatt, & Sunstein on Boundedly Rational Patient Decisionmaking

    Schmidt, Bhatt, & Sunstein on Boundedly Rational Patient Decisionmaking
    Ada C. Stefanescu Schmidt (Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School), Ami Bhatt (MGH; Harvard Medical School), & Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)) have posted Boundedly…
  • Apr 27

    Barnett & Walker on the Major Questions Doctrine

    Barnett & Walker on the Major Questions Doctrine
    Kent H. Barnett and Christopher J. Walker (University of Georgia Law School and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law) have posted Short-Circuiting the New Major Questions Doctrine (70 Vand. L. Rev. En Banc 147…
  • Apr 27

    Hyman, Franklyn, Yee,, & Rahmati on Consumer Recognition of Native Advertising

    Hyman, Franklyn, Yee,, & Rahmati on Consumer Recognition of Native Advertising
    David A. Hyman, David J. Franklyn, Calla E. Yee and Mohammad Rahmati (Georgetown University, University of San Francisco School of Law, Independent and Sharif University of Technology) have posted Going Native: Can Consumers Recognize Native…
Rank this Week: 13

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 27

    Read Issue #96 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #96 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #96) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Apr 27

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 27, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 27, 2017
    Over the past twenty-four hours, here is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinoi
  • Apr 27

    News Headlines for Apr 27, 2017

    News Headlines for Apr 27, 2017
    Court of Appeal upholds Redwater decision ,Private Equity Weighs Nuclear Option: Westinghouse Electric ,ESPN Firing Over A Hundred Employees Today ,Blockbuster has survived in the most curious of places — Alaska ,S&P’s…
Rank this Week: 14

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Apr 27

    "The Roberts Court, 2017 Edition"

    "The Roberts Court, 2017 Edition"
    "The Roberts Court, 2017 Edition": Linda Greenhouse has this essay online today at The New York Times.
  • Apr 26

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: On Thursday morning, I will be arguing an appeal on behalf of the plaintiffs-appellants before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. As a result, additional posts will not appear here until…
  • Apr 26

    "Justices hear dispute over lower-cost biotech drugs sales"

    "Justices hear dispute over lower-cost biotech drugs sales"
    "Justices hear dispute over lower-cost biotech drugs sales": Sam Hananel of The Associated Press has this report. And Andrew Chung of Reuters reports that "U.S. top court grapples over making copycat biologics available sooner." You can…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Apr 25

    Signs will warn sex offenders to stay off school ground

    Signs will warn sex offenders to stay off school ground
    4-26-17 Florida: Law enforcement officials will soon visit the homes of 760 sex offenders and 85 sexual predators in Marion County as part of a new program aimed at reminding convicted sex offenders that they are forbidden to be on the…
  • Apr 24

    Bill cutting off public assistance for non-compliant Megan's Law registrants passes the Pa. House

    Bill cutting off public assistance for non-compliant Megan's Law registrants passes the Pa. House
    4-24-17 Pennsylvania: Legislation that would make convicted sex offenders who are out of compliance with Megan's Law ineligible for public assistance passed the state House of Representatives on Monday by a 190-2 vote The bill, sponsored by…
  • Apr 20

    Court records: Man was burned alive in car trunk in Phoenix

    Court records: Man was burned alive in car trunk in Phoenix
    4-20-17 Arizona: At 9:02 p.m. on March 29, Dustin Jones texted a friend that things were "getting weird. I think I’m about to bounce.” The next morning, Jones, 40, was found dead in the trunk of his car, which had been set on fire…
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

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: 18

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 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…
  • Apr 23

    Are law blogs the unedited voice of a person?

    Are law blogs the unedited voice of a person?
    Technologist and inventor of the blog, Dave Winer, defined a blog as “the unedited voice of a person.” In 2003, when I was beginning my stint as a fellow at Berkman Center [at Harvard Law School] , …
Rank this Week: 19

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: 20

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 26

    Cybersecurity: Critical Infrastructure Authoritative Reports and Resource

    Cybersecurity: Critical Infrastructure Authoritative Reports and Resource
    CRS – Cybersecurity: Critical Infrastructure Authoritative Reports and Resources, Rita Tehan, Information Research Specialist, April 21, 2017. “Cybersecurity: Critical Infrastructure Authoritative Reports and Resources…
  • Apr 26

    WaPo – Tracking how many key positions Trump has filled so far

    WaPo – Tracking how many key positions Trump has filled so far
    “The Post and Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, are tracking more than 500 key executive branch nominations through the confirmation process. These positions include Cabinet secretaries, deputy and…
  • Apr 26

    Daunting concept of species triage for countless endangered animal

    Daunting concept of species triage for countless endangered animal
    Outside – “Professor Leah Gerber is one of the country’s leading proponents of what’s called species triage, a practice where conservationists use data and models to figure out how to spend our limited endangered…
Rank this Week: 21

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 26

    Great moments in privacy

    Great moments in privacy
    After a Saturday evening incident in which 40 to 60 teenagers invaded an Oakland, Calif. rapid transit station, robbing and beating riders, a spokesman for BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) says surveillance videos of the flash-mob robbery will…
  • Apr 26

    Schools roundup

    Schools roundup
    “It’s like open carry, but for Coppertone”: lawmakers in Washington move to “allow students to use sunscreen at school without a doctor’s note.” [Lenore Skenazy, Free-Range Kids] Chicago Mayor…
  • Apr 26

    They fought the EPA and the EPA won

    They fought the EPA and the EPA won
    From John Ross’s Short Circuit newsletter for the Institute for Justice, Mar. 10: “Allegation: EPA agents lead armed raid of Casper, Wyo. laboratory based on false accusation from former employee, an 18 year old, that the lab…
Rank this Week: 22

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 23

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: 24

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

    "Several years ago, I lost my power of smell. So I can't smell anything...."

    "Several years ago, I lost my power of smell. So I can't smell anything...."
    Says Scott Adams at the beginning of this video (which someone who knows I have the same disempowerment alerted me about):Coffe with Scott Adams - Talking about reality and whatnot https://t.co/5zbCoPQdw8— Scott Adams (@ScottAdamsSays)…
  • Apr 27

    "Does Le Pen have a chance of winning French presidency?"

    "Does Le Pen have a chance of winning French presidency?"
    "Since his impressive first-round victory on Sunday, Mr Macron is still at least 20 points ahead, which sounds an unassailable lead.... So what could go wrong for him?"All she needs is to advance a little more in the polls, and this is how…
  • Apr 27

    Movie review that I literally almost blogged.

    Movie review that I literally almost blogged.
    "The Circle literally plays as if it has been written by a bunch of elites that have spent a little bit too much time on their phones, decided that the world has become too dependent on technology, and now they're going to make a film that…
Rank this Week: 25

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
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 26

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 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…
  • Apr 20

    P. v. Gonzales, S231171

    P. v. Gonzales, S231171
    Theft: Burglary: Larceny: Theft by false pretenses: Embezzlement: Shoplifting: Check: Petition for misdemeanor resentencing: Common law: Wobbler: CALCRIM No. 1800: CALCRIM No. 1703: Asportation: Robbery:In 2014, Proposition 47 created the new…
Rank this Week: 28

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 27

    Carolinas Legal Writing Colloquium–Chapel Hill, NC

    Carolinas Legal Writing Colloquium–Chapel Hill, NC
    The UNC School of Law will host the 2017 Carolinas Colloquium on May 19, 2017. The Carolinas Colloquium is a biennial regional conference focused on legal research and writing. Registration...
  • Apr 27

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Dr. Vandana Shiva, Director, Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Ecology, India, presents today: Women Lead the Way: From Violence to Non-Violence, from Greed to...
  • Apr 27

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School John Mullen, Senior Advisor , Asia-Pacific Practice, McLarty Associates, presents today: “The Rule of Law: Rules-Based International Order and 21st Century Trade Agreements”.
Rank this Week: 29

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
  • Apr 27

    OPINIONS – April 26, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 26, 2017
    State v. Soraich DA 16-0345 2017 MT 98N Criminal – Homicide-Deliberate State v. Klundt DA 15-0434 2017 MT 97N Criminal – Burglary Ocwen Loan v. Rehm DA 16-0443 2017 MT 96N Civil – Other Belanus v. Potter et al. DA 16-0541…
  • Apr 25

    OPINIONS – April 25, 2017

    OPINIONS – April 25, 2017
    Chouteau County v. Sayers DA 16-0677 2017 MT 94N Civil – Injunction Estate of Edwards DA 16-0137 2017 MT 93 Civil – Probate
  • Apr 19

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2017
    Marriage of Brockington DA 16-0387 2017 MT 92 Civil – Domestic Relation
Rank this Week: 30

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • 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
  • Apr 22

    Jail and Fine for accepting bribes in exchange for for false Sanitation Certificate

    Jail and Fine for accepting bribes in exchange for for false Sanitation Certificate
    U.S. Attorney’s office in Illinois was active this evening, and appears to have interest in protecting the food we consume.  According to a press release: Ernest Griffin, 71, took bribes... Continue Reading
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Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 27

    E.CA Competition Law & Economics Expert Forum 31 May 2017 in Brussel

    E.CA Competition Law & Economics Expert Forum 31 May 2017 in Brussel
    E.CA Competition Law & Economics Expert Forum 5th E.CA Expert Forum 31 May 2017 in Brussels This conference offers insights into recent developments in competition law and economics with a special focus on market definition for merger and…
  • Apr 26

    Copyright and Generic Entry in Book Publishing

    Copyright and Generic Entry in Book Publishing
    Imke Reimers, Northeastern University - Department of Economics addresses Copyright and Generic Entry in Book Publishing. ABSTRACT: Copyright affects the distribution of creative content. Taking works off copyright promotes their…
  • Apr 26

    Resale Price Maintenance and Informative Advertisement

    Resale Price Maintenance and Informative Advertisement
    Seung-Gyu (Andrew) Sim, University of Tokyo and Gihwan Yi, Korea Economic Research Institute discuss Resale Price Maintenance and Informative Advertisement. ABSTRACT: This paper studies a monopolistic producer's resale price maintenance…
Rank this Week: 33

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 32

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Apr 27

    David Menashe Has Received a Regulatory Sanction

    David Menashe Has Received a Regulatory Sanction
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 25, 2017 indicate that New York-based Newbridge Securities broker/adviser David Menashe has been sanctioned by the State of Montana.…
  • Apr 27

    Christian Troche: Four Customer Complaint

    Christian Troche: Four Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 25, 2017 indicate that former Oregon-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Christian Troche has been the subject of resolved or…
  • Apr 27

    Kenneth Palomino: Terminated in Wells Fargo Clearing Service

    Kenneth Palomino: Terminated in Wells Fargo Clearing Service
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 25, 2017 indicate that former California-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Kenneth Palomino was discharged from his former employer and…
Rank this Week: 34

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 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…
  • 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…
  • Mar 29

    Man Killed in Santa Ana Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Santa Ana Motorcycle Accident
    Armando Vega Andrade, 20, was killed in a Fountain Valley motorcycle accident after he was struck by an SUV that was making a U-turn the night of March 24, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the SUV was southbound…
Rank this Week: 36

California Injury Attorneys Blog

California Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers personal injury lawsuits, settlements and news. By Estey & Bomberger.

http://www.esteybomberger.com/blog/
  • Oct 8

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla

    Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Unloading Car in La Jolla
    LA JOLLA – A 45-year-old La Jolla woman was killed Tuesday morning when she was struck by a car on Girard Avenue, NBC San Diego reported. Just before noon, authorities say the woman was unloading her car when an elderly driver backed…
  • Oct 7

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw

    Jury Awards $1.25 Million to Man Injured by Defective Table Saw
    Last month, a jury in Chicago federal court awarded $1.25 million to an Illinois man who was severely injured by a defective table saw.  The victim, Brandon Stollings, 30, lost his index finger and parts of two other fingers in 2007…
  • Oct 6

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash

    Five Teenagers Tragically Killed in Orange County Crash
    BUENA PARK — A BMW crashed in Orange County early Saturday morning, killing five teenage passengers in a solo-vehicle collision on southbound Interstate 5 in Irvine.The accident was reported just after 2 a.m. south of Alton Parkway…
Rank this Week: 35

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 37

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
  • Apr 27

    Complaint against France for a violation of several obligations arising from the Rome III and Brussels IIbis Regulation

    Complaint against France for a violation of several obligations arising from the Rome III and Brussels IIbis Regulation
    On 19 April 2017, Professor Cyril Nourissat and the lawyers Alexandre Boiché, Delphine Eskenazi, Alice Meier-Bourdeau and Gregory Thuan filed a complaint with the European Commission against France for a violation of several…
  • Apr 20

    RabelsZ Vol. 81 (2017) No. 1

    RabelsZ Vol. 81 (2017) No. 1
    We have not yet alerted our readers to the first issue of Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht (RabelsZ) which was published in February 2017. So, here we go: Jürgen…
  • Apr 20

    Now (partly) online: Encyclopedia of Private International Law

    Now (partly) online: Encyclopedia of Private International Law
    During the last four years a group of 181 authors from 57 countries has been working very hard to make a special book project come true: the 4-volume Encyclopedia of Private International Law (published by Edward Elgar and edited by…
Rank this Week: 38

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: 40

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 39

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: 41

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/
  • Apr 27

    #I

    #I
    Tomorrow, I'm fortunate to be travelling to the Yale Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference. I love the format of this conference, because you have to present someone else's paper and someone else has to present yours. This format really…
  • Apr 27

    More on summary judgment and qualified immunity

    More on summary judgment and qualified immunity
    Following on my post on Monday's cert denial in Salazar-Limon: Justice Sotomayor questioned that denial in light of the Court's recent summary reversals in cases denying qualified immunity. It is notable for the coincidence that on the same…
  • Apr 26

    "Gimme My Drugs"

    "Gimme My Drugs"
    My last post was a little depressing (even for me) so I thought I’d bring my blog stint to a close with another big event in the death penalty world this past week: the FDA’s final decision on 1000 vials of imported sodium thiopental. To…
Rank this Week: 42

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Court Finds Careless Driving Admission Not Binding in Subsequent Injury Lawsuit

    Court Finds Careless Driving Admission Not Binding in Subsequent Injury Lawsuit
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, finding a motorist faultless for a collision even though that same motorist entered a guilty plea to a charge of driving a vehicle without due care and…
  • Apr 19

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Neck Injury With Headache

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Neck Injury With Headache
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Prince George Registry, assessing non-pecuniary damages of $90,000 for a long standing neck injury with associated headaches. In today’s case (Willett v. Rose) the…
  • Apr 18

    Damages for Surrogacy Fees Awarded in BC Injury Claim

    Damages for Surrogacy Fees Awarded in BC Injury Claim
    In what I believe is the first case of its kind in British Columbia, reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, awarding damages for surrogacy fees for future potential pregnancies after a collision…
Rank this Week: 43

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 27

    Veterans Have a Right to Bring Class Actions, Court Rule

    Veterans Have a Right to Bring Class Actions, Court Rule
    A special veterans' court has the ability to hear class actions, an appellate court found.
  • Apr 26

    Legislation Would Make Cruise Lines Pay More for Deaths at Sea

    Legislation Would Make Cruise Lines Pay More for Deaths at Sea
    Legislation introduced in Congress on Wednesday would expose cruise operators to broader damages for passenger deaths, bringing the industry in line with airlines and land transportation companies. The Cruise Passenger Protection Act…
  • Apr 25

    Imitation Game: The Legal Implications of Voice Cloning

    Imitation Game: The Legal Implications of Voice Cloning
    “I am not a robot. My intonation is always different.” — “Donald Trump” “I am not a robot. My intonation is always different.” —”Barack Obama” Presidents Donald Trump and Barack…
Rank this Week: 44

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 27

    The Tax Lawyer Publishes New Issue

    The Tax Lawyer Publishes New Issue
    The Tax Lawyer has published Vol. 70, No. 2 (Winter 2017): Paul J. Sax (Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, San Francisco) , In Memoriam: M. Bernard Aidinoff, 70 Tax Law. 441 (2017) John P. Steines (NYU), Subsidized Foreign Tax Credits and…
  • Apr 27

    Hemel:Can New York Publish President Trump's State Tax Returns?

    Hemel:Can New York Publish President Trump's State Tax Returns?
    Following up on my previous post, The Quick And Easy Way To See Trump’s Tax Returns: Daniel Hemel (Chicago), Can New York Publish President Trump's State Tax Returns?: Breaking from a decades-old norm of presidential tax transparency,…
  • Apr 27

    Dimick:Should The Law Do Anything About Economic Inequality?

    Dimick:Should The Law Do Anything About Economic Inequality?
    Matthew Dimick (SUNY-Buffalo), Should the Law Do Anything About Economic Inequality?, 26 Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 1 (2016): What should be done about rising income and wealth inequality? Should the design and adoption of legal rules take…
Rank this Week: 47