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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

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

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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 2

    Tuesday Night Open Thread

    Tuesday Night Open Thread
    I'm obviously still focused on ISIS and the Middle East. And, it's almost time for Senor de los Cielos, which is in its final weeks. For those of you following other news (or entertainment), here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[…
  • Sep 2

    U.S. Increases Military Personnel in Baghdad

    U.S. Increases Military Personnel in Baghdad
    The Pentagon announced today Obama has authorized sending 350 more military personnel to Baghdad to secure the embassy. This builds upon previous embassy security deployments announced on June 15 and June 30 and will bring the total…
  • Sep 2

    British Hostage David Cawthorne Haine

    British Hostage David Cawthorne Haine
    British hostage David Cawthorne Haines, threatened by ISIS in the execution video of Steven Soltoff, is a foreign aid worker and former soldier. He reportedly was kidnapped on March 12, 2013 near the Atmeh refugee camp in Idlib, Syria. It…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Members Of ‘CDC Investments’ Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced

    Members Of ‘CDC Investments’ Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced
    Fox17court GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Six of seven defendants indicted in connection with a CDC Investments mortgage scheme were sentenced this week. U.S. Attorney Pat Miles along with U.S. District Judge J. Jonke
  • Sep 2

    Mon and Son Sentenced for Forging Documents to Obtain Mortgage

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

    Jury Convicts Straw Buyer of Mortgage Fraud

    Jury Convicts Straw Buyer of Mortgage Fraud
    Anna Sorokina Kuzmenko, 33, Sacramento, California, was convicted by a federal jury after a nine-day trial of two counts of wire fraud in a mortgage fraud scheme for her role in acting as a straw buyer for two loans. The trial was held before…
Rank this Week: 3

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Sep 2

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

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

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

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

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

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

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

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

    FL - Officers bend rules to boost sex sting arrest total

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

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

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

    NOTICE: WE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATING THIS BLOG!

    NOTICE: WE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATING THIS BLOG!
    We are moving on with our lives and will not be updating this blog anymore. We will be deleting the Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other accounts, but this blog will remain as it is. Sorry if this causes any inconveniences? Sincerely, Sex…
Rank this Week: 5

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • Sep 2

    IEX, Upstart Trading Platform, Raises $75 Million in New Financing

    IEX, Upstart Trading Platform, Raises $75 Million in New Financing
    The stock trading platform created to temper high-frequency traders’ advantages and profiled in Michael Lewis’s book “Flash Boys” has raised money that will help the start-up become a full-fledged stock market.
  • Sep 2

    In Hobby Lobby Ruling, a Missing Definition Stirs Debate

    In Hobby Lobby Ruling, a Missing Definition Stirs Debate
    The Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case raises the question of how to define a “closely held corporation,” Steven Davidoff Solomon writes in the Deal Professor column.
  • Sep 2

    FanDuel, an Online Fantasy Sports Site, Raises $70 Million

    FanDuel, an Online Fantasy Sports Site, Raises $70 Million
    FanDuel, one of the biggest online fantasy sports sites, has obtained financing from investors led by Shamrock Capital Advisors, NBC Sports Ventures and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.
Rank this Week: 6

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Sep 2

    The Greatest Lawyer Letter Ever? — Final

    The Greatest Lawyer Letter Ever? — Final
    Let's figure out who wrote the greatest lawyer letter ever. Until the next one....
  • Sep 2

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.02.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.02.14
    * Lawyer busted for impersonating a Transformer. On that note, what would be the best name for a Transformer lawyer? Atticus Prime? L-Woods? Paddotron, who transforms into a clock that only measures tenths of an hour? [Jonathan Turley] * Did…
  • Sep 2

    LBJ, FBI, And SCOTUS All Spying On George Hamilton Because… Gay Stuff

    LBJ, FBI, And SCOTUS All Spying On George Hamilton Because… Gay Stuff
    Basically, the government spied on its people just as much in the 60s as it does today, it's just back then knowing gay people made you "a potential terrorist" instead of "Bravo's demographic."
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Sep 2

    [Eugene Volokh] ‘School-poor’

    [Eugene Volokh] ‘School-poor’
    When you think you’re pretty well-off — and then you send your kids to private school, and see that you’re actually among the poorest families there. (Not quite our family, as it happens, and not that it’s anything to…
  • Sep 2

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

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

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

    [David Post] NATO and an “e-SOS” for cyberattack
    Back in 2010, my colleague Duncan Hollis and I wrote a short op-ed for the National Law Journal sketching out the idea that international law should recognize a “duty to assist” – similar to the duty, under maritime law, to…
Rank this Week: 9

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 2

    UN rights experts urge stronger protection of journalist

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

    Malaysia law professor charged with sedition

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

    Rights group accuses Islamic State of ethnic cleansing

    Rights group accuses Islamic State of ethnic cleansing
    [JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website) on Tuesday accused [report, PDF] the extremist group, Islamic State (IS) [BBC Backgrounder; JURIST news archive], of carrying out ethnic cleansing "on a historic scale" in Northern Iraq.…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Sep 2

    Delay on health care subsidies case

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

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    With the calendar having turned to September, the Justices’ first private Conference is now less than a month away.  As Lyle Denniston reported for this blog on Friday, one of the issues that the Justices will soon consider is…
Rank this Week: 11

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Aug 15

    By: EAkHCuax

    By: EAkHCuax
    <strong>EAkHCuax</strong>Securities Law and Going Public Blog
  • Aug 5

    By: lexutilispl - bookmarks.blogme24.com

    By: lexutilispl - bookmarks.blogme24.com
    […] is gonna kill meDrum Building Secrets!Make Your Mark Online With These Design Tips : BACKLINKSSecurities Lawyer101 l Securities Law Blog l Hamilton & AssociatesPennySaverUSA.com Blog - The Best Resource for Online Classifieds,…
Rank this Week: 12

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 2

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

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

    8th Chautauqua Declaration

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

    Report From PluriCourts, University of Oslo Conference

    Report From PluriCourts, University of Oslo Conference
    On August 28-29, I attended “The Legitimacy and Effectiveness of International Criminal Tribunals” conference at PluriCourts, University of Oslo, Norway.  PluriCourts- Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the…
Rank this Week: 13

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
  • Oct 21

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe
    Há nove anos, os presidentes dos tribunais superiores entregaram ao então ministro da Justiça Márcio Thomaz Bastos uma proposta de modernização do Judiciário, sugerindo uma série de…
  • Sep 26

    Yankees go home

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

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

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape
    A análise de validade das provas geradas em formato digital nas perícias forenses será o tema da palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. CONAPE - Congresso Nacional de Perícia Judicial: Conhecimento e…
Rank this Week: 14

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

    Saving the "Bucket Bear."

    Saving the "Bucket Bear."
    Nice.
  • Sep 2

    I clicked on "Three sentences no one should forget about onions."

    I clicked on "Three sentences no one should forget about onions."
    But it actually said "Three sentences no one should forget about unions." I would never have clicked on that. And now I'm sad not to have 3 sentences not to forget about onions. Please help me do better than this:1. "Get those onions out of…
  • Sep 2

    There is a such a thing as a coffee nap!

    There is a such a thing as a coffee nap!
    I'd thought I was weird, drinking coffee in the afternoon, when I'm groggy and trying to perk up, and soon falling asleep anyway, and getting a pretty nice nap. But science says this is a thing: It might sound crazy: conventional wisdom is…
Rank this Week: 15

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 16

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CA Sick Pay Law, Hershey’s Brand, Fast-Food Strike

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CA Sick Pay Law, Hershey’s Brand, Fast-Food Strike
    With today’s slightly late arrival, did we have you worried? Fear not, the Top 10 is back from its hiatus. Among today’s best, Stewart Baker writes on an interesting side effect of the Google “right to be forgotten”…
  • Sep 2

    Teaching law students to blog : Interview of Law Professor Dr. Silvia Hodges Silverstein

    Teaching law students to blog : Interview of Law Professor Dr. Silvia Hodges Silverstein
    I had the good fortune to meet Silvia Hodges Silverstein via blogging and social media, first, and then in person earlier this year at ReInvent Law in New York City. Dr. Hodges Silverstein (@SilviaHodges) researches, publishes, teaches, and…
  • Sep 1

    WordPress blogs solve problems of peer review expert publication

    WordPress blogs solve problems of peer review expert publication
    Whether it’s science, medicine, law, or technology, publishing is by and large a peer review model controlled by large publishers and organizations. With the Internet and WordPress democratizing publishing, why can’t we have an…
Rank this Week: 17

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

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

    More on the Indiana Case of Michael Overstreet

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

    What the Botched Executions Mean to Other State

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

    Scott Turow Speaks with Bloomberg Law

    Scott Turow Speaks with Bloomberg Law
    "Bloomberg Law: Author Scott Turow on the Death Penalty," is the audio conversation. You can listen at the link. Renowned author Scott Turow, a former federal prosecutor and a partner at Dentons, discusses recent challenges to the death…
Rank this Week: 18

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Drug Market ‘Agora’ Replaces the Silk Road as King of the Dark Net
    For two and a half years, the Dread Pirate Roberts and his Silk Road black market ruled the Dark Web. But last year’s FBI’s takedown of that narcotics smorgasbord opened the underground trade to competitors. Now those sites have a…
Rank this Week: 19

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 2

    Grim toll of faulty arson forensic

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

    Next divorce half off

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

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

    Judge to Food and Water Watch: put that in your whistle
    We’ve occasionally taken note that relators stepping forward under whistleblower laws are not always the public benefactors implied by the term whistleblower. Now here’s this from a suit that a former contractor filed, teaming up…
Rank this Week: 20

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Sep 2

    Patthoff on Law Student Anxiety

    Patthoff on Law Student Anxiety
    Abigail A. Patthoff (Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law) has posted This is Your Brain on Law School: The Impact of Fear-Based Narratives on Law Students (Utah Law Review, 2015 Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:...
  • Sep 2

    Ginsburg on Global Diffusion of Constitutional Review

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

    Sunstein on the Nature of Interpretation

    Sunstein on the Nature of Interpretation
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School) has posted There Is Nothing that Interpretation Just Is on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Some people believe that the very idea of interpretation requires judges to adopt a particular method for…
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    the American Antitrust Institute is recruiting the next generation of antitrust practitioner

    the American Antitrust Institute is recruiting the next generation of antitrust practitioner
    To continue its growth, the American Antitrust Institute is recruiting the next generation of antitrust practitioners. The AAI is seeking the antitrust community’s support of two new programs aimed at connecting with this next generation.…
  • Sep 2

    Targeted advertising, platform competition and privacy

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

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

    A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry
    Christopher Gedge, Duke, James W. Roberts, Duke, Andrew Sweeting, Maryland offer A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry. ABSTRACT: The one-shot nature of most theoretical models of strategic investment,…
Rank this Week: 22

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

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

    ISIS Posts Second Video Showing Death of US Journalist

    ISIS Posts Second Video Showing Death of US Journalist
    Breaking news from CNN, other media outlets: ISIS has released a video showing the death of journalist Steven Sotloff. News from CNN here, the New York Times here, CBS News here, Time Magazine (Mr. Sotloff's former employer) here. Time…
  • Sep 2

    Canada's Cyber-Surveillance Bill C-30 and the Fifth Estate

    Canada's Cyber-Surveillance Bill C-30 and the Fifth Estate
    Jonathan A. Obar, University of Toronto, Faculty of Information, and Michigan State University, College of Communication Arts and Sciences, and Leslie Regan Shade, University of Toronto, Faculty of Information, have published Activating the…
  • Sep 2

    Being Under Uber

    Being Under Uber
    Delia Ephron discusses the pain of being rated by Uber, and what happens if Uber drivers rank you as an undesirable passenger here (from the New York Times). Ah, the reach of social media.
Rank this Week: 23

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    WSJ: IRS to Tax Free Employee Meals in Silicon Valley

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

    Symposium: Teaching Trusts & Estate

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

    The Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanic Student

    The Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanic Student
    Hispanic Business Magazine has published its annual ranking of the Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanics: Florida International Florida State Miami American Nova Texas USC San Francisco UCLA New Mexico (Hat Tip: Francine Lipman.)
Rank this Week: 24

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

    "Arizona abortion case likely going to US Supreme Court"

    "Arizona abortion case likely going to US Supreme Court"
    "Arizona abortion case likely going to US Supreme Court": Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star has this news update. And The Associated Press reports that "Arizona abortion case headed to US Supreme Court."
  • Sep 2

    "Appeals court hears arguments in Hollister Co. discrimination case"

    "Appeals court hears arguments in Hollister Co. discrimination case"
    "Appeals court hears arguments in Hollister Co. discrimination case": In late May 2014, The Denver Post published an article that begins, "Attorneys arguing in the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday sparred over whether…
  • Sep 2

    "Appeals court declines to let Texas immediately enforce anti-abortion law"

    "Appeals court declines to let Texas immediately enforce anti-abortion law"
    "Appeals court declines to let Texas immediately enforce anti-abortion law": The Houston Chronicle has this blog post. You can access this evening's order of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link. And online at Slate,…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 26

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 27

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
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Devine

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Devine
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0005, 2014 MT 238N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: ANGELA STANGER DEVINE, Petitioner and Appellant, v. SEAN MICHAEL DEVINE,…
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of L.D.L.B.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of L.D.L.B.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – ADOPTIONS DA 13-0731, 2014 MT 237N, IN RE THE MATTER OF: L.D.L.B., A Minor Child.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Hardman v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Hardman v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0524, 2014 MT 236N, JEFFREY LYNN HARDMAN, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 28

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: 29

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    Conference: The Reform of International Economic Governance

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

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

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

    New Issue: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studie

    New Issue: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studie
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies (Vol. 4, no. 1, 2014) is out. Contents include:Dan Kuwali, ‘Humanitarian Rights’: Bridging the Doctrinal Gap between the Protection of Civilians and the…
Rank this Week: 30

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 2

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

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

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

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

    Appeals Court Weighs Legality of NSA’s Phone Program

    Appeals Court Weighs Legality of NSA’s Phone Program
    Getty Images A federal appeals court spent nearly two hours Tuesday peppering the government and a civil liberties group with questions about the legality of the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records.
Rank this Week: 31

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/
  • Sep 1

    Secured?

    Secured?
    I’ve purchased a certificate for the blog so it can run on SSL/TLS, ie have an https address. Little did I know how much grief this would cause. However, I only locked myself out of the blog once, and with … Continue reading…
  • Sep 1

    Tech Progress Report

    Tech Progress Report
    Blog migrated to a new server. Many things still flaky. Along the way I learned that I had 2.2 GB — yes gigabytes — of useless accumulated metadata for comments, caused by getting 1.5 million 2.1 million or so sp*m ……
  • Aug 29

    Could Be A Long Weekend

    Could Be A Long Weekend
    Gonna do radical stuff under the hood of the blog. Expect flaky behavior until I sound the all clear. Best case: all goes smoothly tomorrow and blog stops crashing. Worst case: on Monday I’m back where I started.
Rank this Week: 32

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    UB notifies campus of Level 2 sex offender in mass email

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

    Mix-up nearly costs sex offender 5 years in prison

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

    Federal Cybersecurity Director Found Guilty on Child Porn Charge

    Federal Cybersecurity Director Found Guilty on Child Porn Charge
    It is amazing that a man with his obvious background knowledge of the Internet actually believed that the ToR system could protect his activities. Clearly he needs serious help with his addiction. 8-30-2014 National: As the acting…
Rank this Week: 33

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

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

    Obamacare Death Panel

    Obamacare Death Panel
    Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Sep 2

    Arrested for Refusing Government Health Insurance

    Arrested for Refusing Government Health Insurance
    Imagine this. Your child is sick and doesn't seem to be getting better. You learn of alternative treatment but it is not covered by your MANDATED government health insurance. What do you do?If you are Britt and Naghemeh King you take your…
  • Aug 29

    Insuring Ferguson: Update/Correction

    Insuring Ferguson: Update/Correction
    Earlier this week, we posted on a couple interesting P&C-related items, one of which was the "civil unrest" in Ferguson, MO (there's a reason for the scare-quotes, we'll get to that directly). In that post, I reported - incorrectly - that…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 35

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 36

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

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

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

    Salmonella Test Prompts Parmesan Recall

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

    Cilantro Cyclospora Outbreak in 19 States Impacting Over 300

    Cilantro Cyclospora Outbreak in 19 States Impacting Over 300
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Texas officials have been investigating an outbreak of Cyclospora infections in the... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 37

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    British Group Rallies Against Rising Anti-Semitism

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

    American Muslims Seek U.S. Protection During Hajj

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

    More Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    More Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Kilgore v. Gerlicher, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119578 (D MN, Aug. 8, 2014), a Mionnesota federal magistrate judge recommended dismissing an inmate's claim that his free exercise rights were substantially burdened by the Department of…
Rank this Week: 38

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 2

    Residential electricity prices are rising

    Residential electricity prices are rising
    EIA: “U.S. retail residential electricity prices for the first half of 2014 averaged 12.3 cents per kilowatthour, an increase of 3.2% from the same period last year. This is the highest year-over-year growth in residential prices for…
  • Sep 2

    Additional 2013 Characteristics of New Housing

    Additional 2013 Characteristics of New Housing
    “The U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Construction, which is jointly funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, has released new annual characteristics tables. This release includes never before published data on…
  • Sep 2

    Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform: The Federal Role

    Implementing Juvenile Justice Reform: The Federal Role
    “In the past decade, a number of state, local, and tribal jurisdictions have begun to take significant steps to overhaul their juvenile justice systems – for example, reducing the use of juvenile detention and out-of-home…
Rank this Week: 39

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

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

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

    Plagiarism in Korea

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

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

    Washington Times reports on Ruichuan IPR Funds: the deck may be stacked against American companies in China
    A Washington Times post begins:When the Chinese government announced in April it was establishing a government-controlled patent-operations fund in April, there were few people besides Asian trade analysts who gave the news much attentionThe…
Rank this Week: 40

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Aug 29

    Video of keynote: New media, peacebuilding and conflict transformation

    Video of keynote: New media, peacebuilding and conflict transformation
    I was invited to present a keynote address at the International Conference on “Communication, Conflicts and Peace Processes: Landscape of Knowledge from Asia and the Deep South of Thailand”, from 21 – 22 August in Pattani,…
  • Aug 29

    Video of keynote: New media, peacebuilding and conflict transformation

    Video of keynote: New media, peacebuilding and conflict transformation
    I was invited to present a keynote address at the International Conference on “Communication, Conflicts and Peace Processes: Landscape of Knowledge from Asia and the Deep South of Thailand”, from 21 – 22 August in Pattani,…
  • Aug 25

    Between Scylla and Charybdis: Harnessing the potential of new media for conflict transformation

    Between Scylla and Charybdis: Harnessing the potential of new media for conflict transformation
    Photo by Jareeya Arttanuchit I was invited to present a keynote address at the International Conference on “Communication, Conflicts and Peace Processes: Landscape of Knowledge from Asia and the Deep South of Thailand”, from 21…
Rank this Week: 41

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Aug 30

    Who “Disappears”?

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

    Three Steps to Achieve a Lasting Peace in Israel and Gaza

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

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

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

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Sep 2

    A jurisdictional tragedy

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

    Introduction: Richard Chen

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

    Rotation

    Rotation
    As we indicated, one of our big goals in keeping Prawfs going is to continue Dan's tradition of having a wide range of guests from a wide range of schools and disciplines pass through this forum. As September rolls in, Irina Manta (Hofstra)…
Rank this Week: 43

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    TPS Extended for Sudan and South Sudan

    TPS Extended for Sudan and South Sudan
    Today, DHS announced an extension of temporary protected status for Sudan and South Sudan from November 3, 2014 through May 2, 2016. -KitJ
  • Sep 2

    President Obama and "Immigration Rights"

    President Obama and &quot;Immigration Rights&quot;
    President Obama's Labor Day address included a reference to "immigration rights." Specifically, the president stated: "Cynicism is a bad choice. Hope is the better choice. Hope is what gives us courage. Hope is what gave…
  • Sep 2

    Out of the Shadows: The Working Conditions of Immigrant Women in Tucson

    Out of the Shadows: The Working Conditions of Immigrant Women in Tucson
    Out of the Shadows: The Working Conditions of Immigrant Women in Tucson A Report by the Bacon Immigration Law & Policy Program, James E.Rogers College of Law and the Southwest Institute for Research on Women September 2014 Over the…
Rank this Week: 44

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

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

    Expert Witnesses and Reliable Method

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

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

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

    Daubert Challenges For Expert Witnesse

    Daubert Challenges For Expert Witnesse
    Expert witnesses frequently run into Daubert challenges, through which opposing counsel is trying to prevent the witness from providing expert testimony at trial. Tracy Coenen talks about how she handles Daubert challenges in her litigation…
Rank this Week: 45