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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jan 19

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    It feels like one day till Doomsday. I wonder whether protesters will outnumber supporters. I can't think of anyone I would stand in the rain without an umbrella for in 40 degree weather just to see take an oath -- let alone someone I only…
  • Jan 18

    Obama's Final News Conference

    Obama's Final News Conference
    President Obama gives his final press conference. Most of the West Wing staff is will move out tomorrow. Obama's approval ratings are now very high. The UnPresident Elect's are the lowest of an incoming President in 4 decades. …
  • Jan 17

    Down to the Wire for Two Gitmo Detainee

    Down to the Wire for Two Gitmo Detainee
    Ten more Guantanamo detainees have been transferred. They were accepted by Oman. (I don't think they are Oman citizens, as the Oman Government's press release refers to them being accepted for temporary residence on a humanitarian…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Former Newspaper Publisher Indicted in $10M Mortgage Fraud

    Former Newspaper Publisher Indicted in $10M Mortgage Fraud
    Marco Laureti, 45, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, and Felix Mostelac, 44, Miami Beach, Florida, were charged by Indictment with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution, and multiple counts of wire…
  • Jan 14

    Accountant Sentenced to Two Years in Maryland Straw Buyer Scheme

    Accountant Sentenced to Two Years in Maryland Straw Buyer Scheme
    Cecil Sylvester Chester, 70, Mitchellville, Maryland was sentenced to two years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a mortgage fraud scheme involving the fraudulent purchase of seven properties in…
  • Jan 13

    Jury Finds California Woman Guilty of Making False Statements on Loan Application

    Jury Finds California Woman Guilty of Making False Statements on Loan Application
    Dianna F. Woods, 59, Citrus Heights, California, was found guilty after a four–day trial, a federal jury found day of four counts of making false statements on loan applications. According to evidence presented at trial, Woods was a…
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/
Rank this Week: 4

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: 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/
  • Jan 19

    MORE SENIORS WITH STUDENT LOAN DEBT?

    MORE SENIORS WITH STUDENT LOAN DEBT?
    McCaskill-Warren GAO Report Shows Shocking Increase in Student Loan Debt Among Seniors More than 100K have their Social Security benefits garnished every year—thousands are shoved into poverty as a result—to pay it…
  • Jan 18

    WHEN IN NEPAL ...

    WHEN IN NEPAL ...
    Go for Everest Lager!
  • Jan 18

    REBUILDING BHAKTAPUR

    REBUILDING BHAKTAPUR
    The devastatng effects of the earthquake that impacted Bhaktapur (Nepal) are still readily visble ....
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/
  • Jan 19

    One Thing Federal Employees Can Do Before Trump Takes Power

    One Thing Federal Employees Can Do Before Trump Takes Power
    Tomorrow, Donald Trump will become our President. There are a lot of people who can and should be afraid of that. LGBTQ folks. Anyone not in the country legally. Good people. Anyone who would rather not see the United States default on its…
  • Jan 19

    Debating Hypotheticals: Adored By Lawyers, Feared By Business Executive

    Debating Hypotheticals: Adored By Lawyers, Feared By Business Executive
    Warning: your idea of witty banter could become your non-legal colleagues' binding gospel.
  • Jan 19

    Morning Docket: 01.19.17

    Morning Docket: 01.19.17
    * The Seventh Circuit -- in an opinion by Judge Diane Sykes, a top-tier SCOTUS possibility under President Trump -- just struck down Chicago ordinances regulating shooting ranges as violative of Second Amendment rights. [ABC News] * Speaking…
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/
  • Jan 19

    [Ilya Somin] Obama’s constitutional legacy

    [Ilya Somin] Obama’s constitutional legacy
    President Barack Obama gives his farewell address. Last week, President Barack Obama gave his farewell address. Today is his last full day in office. Now is therefore an appropriate time to begin to assess his legacy, including his legacy for…
  • Jan 19

    [David Kopel] 7th Circuit strikes ban on target practice by minors, and near-ban on firing range

    [David Kopel] 7th Circuit strikes ban on target practice by minors, and near-ban on firing range
    People younger than 18 have a Second Amendment right to target practice, with adult supervision. Broad bans on the location of firing ranges are unconstitutional. On these points, all three judges of a 7th Circuit panel agree, in the newly…
  • Jan 19

    [Eugene Volokh] Chicago ban on minors at gun ranges struck down under the Second Amendment

    [Eugene Volokh] Chicago ban on minors at gun ranges struck down under the Second Amendment
    Chicago’s gun range regulations ban, among other things, anyone younger than 18 from going to a shooting range within city limits. Yesterday’s 7th Circuit opinion in Ezell v. City of Chicago, written by Judge Diane Sykes, joined…
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/
  • Jan 19

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Yesterday the court heard two hours of oral argument. The first hour featured Lee v. Tam, a First Amendment challenge to a government refusal to trademark a disparaging name. Amy Howe analyzes the argument for this blog. Also covering the…
  • Jan 19

    Argument analysis: Justices skeptical of federal bar on disparaging trademark

    Argument analysis: Justices skeptical of federal bar on disparaging trademark
    In 2011, Simon Tam tried to register The Slants, the name of his rock band, as a trademark – a word, name or symbol used to identify a product and to identify its source. Tam had named his band The Slants to bring attention to…
  • Jan 18

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Jankovic v. International Crisis Group 16-683 Issues: (1) Whether, for a defamation plaintiff to be deemed a limited-purpose public figure, the defamatory statement must be directly related (or…
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/
  • Jan 19

    Federal judge declines to intervene for release of Guantanamo prisoner

    Federal judge declines to intervene for release of Guantanamo prisoner
    [JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Wednesday refused to intervene [opinion, PDF] to overturn a Defense Department [official websites] decision to continue the detention of Algerian prisoner Sufyian…
  • Jan 19

    Supreme Court hears arguments on offensive trademarks, detainee lawsuit

    Supreme Court hears arguments on offensive trademarks, detainee lawsuit
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Wednesday heard argument on two issues: a First Amendment challenge to the disparagement clause of the Lanham Act on trademarks, and whether a government official can be held individually…
  • Jan 19

    State AGs oppose Remington rifle settlement

    State AGs oppose Remington rifle settlement
    Attorneys General from nine states and the District of Columbia filed an objection [brief, PDF] with the US District Court for the Western District of Missouri on Wednesday to stop a proposed settlement [materials] of a class action suit…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 12

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/
  • Jan 18

    Fake news on Facebook will not be a problem for lawyers and the American public

    Fake news on Facebook will not be a problem for lawyers and the American public
    There has been a lot of discussion of late about fake news on Facebook. Some folks believe fake news affected the outcome of the presidential election. One law professor recently told me that most of the stuff on Facebook was …
  • Jan 12

    Legal tech companies make selling to law firms tough on themselve

    Legal tech companies make selling to law firms tough on themselve
    Many legal tech companies bemoan the difficulties of selling technology to law firms when law firms are so far behind the times. In reality, it’s the legal technology companies which make it tough on themselves by using outdated…
  • Jan 9

    Eloquent and easy blogging software offered as a service

    Eloquent and easy blogging software offered as a service
    The popular publishing platform, Medium announced last week that it was laying off one third of its employees and closing two if its three offices. As expected, the news has generated a lot of discussion. Particularly interesting for LexBlog…
Rank this Week: 13

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jan 19

    Great moments in U.K. hate speech law

    Great moments in U.K. hate speech law
    After a professor’s denunciation, West Midlands police in the United Kingdom recorded as a reported “hate incident” a cabinet minister’s speech to a Conservative Party conference. In the speech, Home Secretary Amber…
  • Jan 18

    Texas: serious litigation reform, serious result

    Texas: serious litigation reform, serious result
    “How tort reform helped ignite the Texas boom”: Over the last two decades, Texas engaged in a conversation as to the purpose and role of its civil courts. When that conversation began, the state’s courts had become virtual…
  • Jan 18

    Reuters investigates police union contract

    Reuters investigates police union contract
    “Over the last 40 years, cities have bargained away the power to discipline police officers, often in closed negotiation meetings with local unions.” Contracts frequently call for discipline records to be erased at short…
Rank this Week: 15

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: 14

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/
  • Jan 19

    An Extreme Virulence of Fact

    An Extreme Virulence of Fact
    In the course of reading an article full of things I didn’t agree with–such as the assertion that “legal scholars have generally overlooked robotics,” with our Robot Law book cited as an honorable exception when it is…
  • Jan 14

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture
    David Weinberger has a theory: My conspiracy theory: The purported dossier on Trump says the Russians have been cultivating him for five years. Suppose they were pressuring him to run. As a true patriot, Trump knew how disastrous it would…
  • Jan 12

    The New Tilt Against China

    The New Tilt Against China
    Surely someone has noted by now that the first corollary of a putative Trump tilt towards Putin’s Russia is a tilt against China?  For just as Kissinger and Nixon opened relations with China as a counterweight to the USSR, so…
Rank this Week: 16

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 17

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: 18

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 19

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 20

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

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

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    6 FOODS BILL MARLER NEVER EATS

    6 FOODS BILL MARLER NEVER EATS
    Bill Marler is the most prominent food-safety lawyer in the US. He has represented victims in nearly every food-borne illness outbreak in the US in the last 20 years, including... Continue Reading
  • Jan 18

    Seattle – King County Help Diners Dine Safer

    Seattle – King County Help Diners Dine Safer
    KIRO News reports: Starting Tuesday, King County diners will know much more about the safety of restaurant food. Public Health Seattle and King County is rolling out the first phase... Continue Reading
  • Jan 18

    Would you like some Tapeworm with your Salmon?

    Would you like some Tapeworm with your Salmon?
    Yet another risk of eating sashimi and sushi. A tapeworm once thought to infect only fish in Asia has been found in salmon in Alaska.  A study was recently published... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 22

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 18

    OPINIONS – January 18, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 18, 2017
    State v. Pope DA 14-0744 2017 MT 12 Criminal – Assault
  • Jan 18

    OPINIONS – January 17, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 17, 2017
    Estate of Cote DA 16-0295 2017 MT 11N Civil – Probate Herman v. Lupoli et al. DA 15-0685 2017 MT 10N Civil – Probate Marriage of Kenney DA 16-0163 2017 MT 9N Civil – Domestic Relations R. Dubois v. State DA 15-0636 2017 MT…
  • Jan 11

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017
    Mundel v. Farmers DA 16-0326 2017 MT 6N 1/10/2017 Rada et al. v. Dubrul et al. DA 16-0379 2017 MT 5N 1/10/2017 State v. J. Miller DA 16-0270 2017 MT 4N 1/10/2017 Mulroy v. Morgan Pierce DA 16-0141 2017 MT 3 1/10/2017
Rank this Week: 23

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/
  • Jan 19

    Officer: NH sex assault bill would shield pedophile

    Officer: NH sex assault bill would shield pedophile
    1-19-17 New Hampshire: CONCORD - New Hampshire lawmakers are considering a sexual assault bill that police and prosecutors warn would protect pedophiles and sexual predators but proponents say would prevent wrongful convictions. The bill up…
  • Jan 18

    Orono approves sex offender restriction

    Orono approves sex offender restriction
    1-19-2017 Minnesota: Level 3 sex offenders who move to Orono will have to keep their distance from areas where children congregate. One of the first items of business Orono city councilors attended to in 2017 was to adopt residency…
  • Jan 14

    California hate crimes registry a bad idea: Guest commentary

    California hate crimes registry a bad idea: Guest commentary
    1-14-17 California: State Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, D-San Fernando, recently introduced legislation that would “establish the California Hate Crimes Registry,” as his office put it. The registry his Assembly Bill 39 envisions would aim…
Rank this Week: 24

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
  • Jan 5

    Trump’s CIA Pick Must Disavow Torture – and Commit to Upholding the Law

    Trump’s CIA Pick Must Disavow Torture – and Commit to Upholding the Law
    By Ann Burroughs, Chair of AIUSA’s Board of Directors Donald Trump has made it clear he wants bring back torture. “We should go much stronger than waterboarding,” he said last year, calling it “your minor form”…
  • Dec 16

    Amnesty International: Shareholder Activist

    Amnesty International: Shareholder Activist
    By Simon Billenness, Business and Human Rights Thematic Specialist and Paul Paz y Mino, Andean Countries Specialist Did you know Amnesty International USA is a long-time shareholder activist? This week, Amnesty International USA joined the…
  • Dec 15

    Defending Human Rights & the Trump Administration: The Front Line Moves to Washington, DC

    Defending Human Rights & the Trump Administration: The Front Line Moves to Washington, DC
    Next month Congress will get to interview nominees for the incoming Trump administration. These cabinet nominees are important indicators as to whether his administration will be uphold and protect human rights or whether the inflammatory…
Rank this Week: 25

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
  • Jan 18

    High Net Worth Divorce: Managing the Data

    High Net Worth Divorce: Managing the Data
    In high net worth divorce cases, there are often large volumes of data. The lifestyle analysis will rely on a detailed examination of bank, credit card, and investment statements. High levels of spending mean a large amount of data. In this…
  • Jan 10

    Loss and Failure Rates in Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

    Loss and Failure Rates in Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)
    More than 99% of people lose money in multi-level marketing (MLM). In Chapter 7 of Dr. Jon Taylor’s book, The Case (For and) Against Multi-Level Marketing, he details the failure rates of participants in multi-lievel marketing…
  • Jan 4

    Myth of Retail Sales in Multi-Level Marketing

    Myth of Retail Sales in Multi-Level Marketing
    Multi-level marketing companies (MLMs) like to refer to themselves as “Direct Sales” companies, because this puts the focus on the sale of the product or service, and takes focus off the business of recruiting. I’ve been…
Rank this Week: 26

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Reinbold: Seeing the Myth in Human Right

    Reinbold: Seeing the Myth in Human Right
    Jenna Reinbold (Colgate Univ. - Religion) has published Seeing the Myth in Human Rights (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 2017). Here's the abstract:The 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been called one of the most powerful documents…
  • Jan 19

    Call for Papers: Is a Multilateral Investment Treaty Needed?

    Call for Papers: Is a Multilateral Investment Treaty Needed?
    The World Trade Institute at the University of Bern has issued a call for papers for a conference on "Is a Multilateral Investment Treaty Needed?," which will take place on June 19, 2017. The call is here.
  • Jan 18

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management
    The latest issue of Transnational Dispute Management (2017, no. 1) is out. The table of contents is here.
Rank this Week: 27

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Jan 12

    What happens to a feminist dream deferred?

    What happens to a feminist dream deferred?
    Melissa Murray co-writes for The Nation, Jan. 12, 2017 So what happens to a feminist dream deferred? Does it wither and die? Or does it explode in indignation—moving beyond the existing paradigm to become a bolder, more progressive…
  • Jan 11

    Tennessee woman jailed for attempting abortion accepts plea deal for release

    Tennessee woman jailed for attempting abortion accepts plea deal for release
    Jill Adams quoted by The Guardian, Jan. 11, 2017 “Criminal prosecution is the wrong response to healthcare access issues. No one should fear arrest or jail for ending their own pregnancy or for seeking medical help when they need…
  • Jan 11

    Your Call: Examining Senator Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing to be Attorney General

    Your Call: Examining Senator Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing to be Attorney General
    Ty Alper interviewed by KALW-FM, Jan. 11, 2017 “Jeff Sessions will be the ‘top cop’ in the United States and he will have broad jurisdiction and broad discretion over the enforcement of all of our nation’s federal…
Rank this Week: 28

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: 29

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: 30

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 32

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/
  • Jan 18

    Bicyclist Killed in Stanton Hit-and-Run Crash

    Bicyclist Killed in Stanton Hit-and-Run Crash
    A man was killed in a bicycle accident in Stanton after a vehicle struck him at the intersection of Chapman Avenue and Beach Boulevard early morning on January 18, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the driver of…
  • Jan 16

    4-year-old Boy Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident

    4-year-old Boy Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident
    A 4-year-old boy suffered fatal injuries in a pedestrian accident in Irvine Saturday night. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, Zhiyu Too was crossing the intersection at Lake Forest drive and Romano on his scooter when…
  • Jan 12

    Worker Injured in Costa Mesa Construction Accident

    Worker Injured in Costa Mesa Construction Accident
    A worker was injured in a construction accident in Costa Mesa after he took a fall at a worksite. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the morning of January 10, 2017. Firefighters were called to 580…
Rank this Week: 31

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
  • Jan 19

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Pittsburgh School of Law Wesley Oliver, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship, Duquesne University School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty Workshop Series:...
  • Jan 18

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Ann Woolhandler, University of Virginia School of Law, presents today her paper entitled Adverse Interests and Article III. No paper publicly available. University of Georgia Law...
  • Jan 11

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Alexandra Lahav, University of Connecticut School of Law, presents today her paper entitled The Disintegration of Procedure. No paper publicly available. Vanderbilt University Law School Margo...
Rank this Week: 33

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 34

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: 35

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
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The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 36

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 38

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 19

    The Traffic Cam Tale: Hilarious, Ridiculous And Likely Malarkey

    The Traffic Cam Tale: Hilarious, Ridiculous And Likely Malarkey
    Would it not be perfectly reasonable to believe that the saga of Faulkner Law School associate professor Adam MacLeod’s story about his travails in the battle against his traffic cam ticket was true?  Of course it would, and why…
  • Jan 19

    Crowdsourcing Death

    Crowdsourcing Death
    Cool as the self-driving cars that are definitely going to be our future may be, especially for those who feel that grandma drives too slow and reckless, or who can’t bear to be off Instagram for even a second, it’s already…
  • Jan 18

    A Sign Of The Times, Anti-Death Penalty Protesters Arrested At SCOTUS

    A Sign Of The Times, Anti-Death Penalty Protesters Arrested At SCOTUS
    It’s impossible not to be struck by the irony of the plaza in front of the Supreme Court being one of those spaces where free speech is prohibited. Yet, that’s what the Court says, and that makes it so. We are not final because we…
Rank this Week: 40

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Florida Supreme Court Denies Review In Tax Credit Scholarship Challenge

    Florida Supreme Court Denies Review In Tax Credit Scholarship Challenge
    Yesterday in McCall v. Scott, (FL Sup. Ct., Jan. 18, 2017) the Florida Supreme Court declined to hear in appeal in a case challenging the constitutionality of Florida's Tax Credit Scholarship Program.  In August, a state appeals…
  • Jan 19

    Court Upholds Refusal To Accommodate Correctional Officer's Khimar

    Court Upholds Refusal To Accommodate Correctional Officer's Khimar
    In Tisby v. Camden County Correctional Facility, (NJ App., Jan. 18, 2017), a New Jersey state appeals court upheld the refusal by the warden of a state correctional facility to grant a religious accommodation to a female Muslim…
  • Jan 19

    New York Trial Court Holds State's "Get" Law Unconstitutional In Some Application

    New York Trial Court Holds State's "Get" Law Unconstitutional In Some Application
    In an important decision handed down last week, a New York state trial court held unconstitutional, at least in some situations, the New York statutory provision allowing a divorce court to pressure a Jewish husband economically to give a…
Rank this Week: 39

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/
  • Jan 19

    Rubin on Climate Change Denial

    Rubin on Climate Change Denial
    Edward L. Rubin (Vanderbilt University - Law School) has posted Rejecting Climate Change: Not Science Denial, but Regulation Phobia (Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: At this juncture, it…
  • Jan 19

    Pargendler on Contract Law & Development

    Pargendler on Contract Law & Development
    Mariana Pargendler (Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo) has posted Comparative Contract Law and Development: The Missing Link? (85 George Washington Law Review (2017 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Contract law…
  • Jan 18

    Perlin on "Re-Understanding the Child's Right to Identity" by Ronen

    Perlin on "Re-Understanding the Child's Right to Identity" by Ronen
    Michael L. Perlin (New York Law School) has posted Review of Ya'Ir Ronen, Re-Understanding the Child's Right to Identity: On Belonging, Responsiveness and Hope (2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There exists a robust therapeutic…
Rank this Week: 41

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jan 19

    Anticompetitive Patent Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Anticompetitive Patent Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical Industry
    Olga Gurgula, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law discusses Anticompetitive Patent Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical Industry. ABSTRACT: Pharmaceutical companies use various strategies to protect their market monopoly. One of such…
  • Jan 19

    Competition and Bank Stability

    Competition and Bank Stability
    Martin Richard Goetz, Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE researches Competition and Bank Stability. ABSTRACT: Does an increase in competition increase or decrease bank stability? I exploit how the state-specific process of…
  • Jan 18

    What Drives Effective Competition in the Airline Industry? An Empirical Model of City-Pair Market Concentration

    What Drives Effective Competition in the Airline Industry? An Empirical Model of City-Pair Market Concentration
    Marcus V. R. Oliveira, Aeronautics Institute of Technology and Alessandro V. M. Oliveira, Aeronautics Institute of Technology ask What Drives Effective Competition in the Airline Industry? An Empirical Model of City-Pair Market Concentration.…
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Jan 17

    “And as the fog gets clearer…“ – May on Brexit

    “And as the fog gets clearer…“ – May on Brexit
    In her long-awaited speech on what Brexit actually means for the future application of the acquis communautaire in the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister Theresa May, on 17 January, 2017, stressed that the objective of legal certainty is…
  • Jan 11

    The Book: Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimension

    The Book: Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimension
    This book is a collection of papers presented at the 24th traditional conference Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimensions. The conference was organized on 19-21 May 2016 in Portoroz, Slovenija, by the Institute for Commercial…
  • Jan 9

    Brexit Means Brexit, But What Does Brexit Mean? Seminar Serie

    Brexit Means Brexit, But What Does Brexit Mean? Seminar Serie
    The Centre of European Law at King’s College London is running a series of seminars on the meaning of Brexit and its potential impact on different areas of law. It considers the options for the new legal regime between the UK and…
Rank this Week: 42

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 43

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jan 19

    Michelle N. Lipkowitz | Saul Ewing

    Michelle N. Lipkowitz | Saul Ewing
    has been named to the board of directors of the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service. Lipkowitz focuses her practice on commercial litigation, white collar defense, and government investigations. She represents clients from a wide range of…
  • Jan 19

    Franchot announces Taxpayer Protection Act with Hogan’s support

    Franchot announces Taxpayer Protection Act with Hogan’s support
    The Office of the Comptroller will have more power to investigate and enforce laws against tax fraud and identify theft if legislation introduced as part of Gov. Larry Hogan’s agenda succeeds in the General Assembly. The Taxpayer…
  • Jan 19

    Dropping the Mike: Crazy political hip bone

    Dropping the Mike: Crazy political hip bone
    The hip bone might be connected to the backbone, as the old song goes, but in Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.'s case, it might also be connected to the finger that pushes the buttons to vote.
Rank this Week: 45