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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/
  • Mar 27

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    An exhausting week at work. I'm so glad it's Friday. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 27

    OIG Report on DEA Agents' Sexual Misconduct Allegation

    OIG Report on DEA Agents' Sexual Misconduct Allegation
    Via Politico, the Office of Inspector General has issued a report on sexual misconduct allegations against agents in four law enforcement agencies in the Department of Justice, including the DEA, FBI, ATF and Marshals Service. The full…
  • Mar 25

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Man Indicted for Role in $4M Escrow Fraud Scheme

    Man Indicted for Role in $4M Escrow Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. George Kalivretenos, 58, Miami Beach, Florida, who allegedly stole $4 million in borrowers’ funds and lied to federal law enforcement agents, was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, money…
  • Mar 25

    Former Mayor Sent to Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Scam

    Former Mayor Sent to Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Marie Lucie Tondreau, a/k/a Lucie Tondreau, 54, North Miami, Florida, the former North Miami Mayor, was sentenced by United States District Judge Robert N. Scola for her participation in a multi-million dollar mortgage…
  • Mar 24

    Tax Preparer Jailed for Preparing Returns Falsely Claiming First-Time Homebuyer Credit

    Tax Preparer Jailed for Preparing Returns Falsely Claiming First-Time Homebuyer Credit
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. William David Green, Yukon, Oklahoma, was sentenced to serve 24 months in federal prison for preparing a false tax return for a client. Green was also ordered to pay $171,362.00 in restitution and serve one year of…
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

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: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Because of one womans jealously over another

    Because of one womans jealously over another
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Not Guilty: My voice shakes after 8.5 years of incarceration. I have been humbled through and through; and yet, nothing will stop me from…
  • Mar 21

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Hard Life: I am a wife of a very low to no risk R.S.O. We are so affected with this SORNA and International Megan's Law. The majority of…
  • Mar 21

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By James: I just received a letter in the mail from my Probation Officer that he has scheduled me for a Lie Detector test/polygraph test in…
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/
  • Mar 27

    ZYNGA ZONKED!

    ZYNGA ZONKED!
    Zynga Can't Dodge Consolidated Suit Over IPO, Stock Dump By Linda Chiem Law360, New York (March 25, 2015, 7:05 PM ET) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday rejected social-media game maker Zynga Inc.’s bid to toss a…
  • Mar 26

    EVIL LURKS

    EVIL LURKS
    On a recent United flight ....
  • Mar 26

    TOURISTS!

    TOURISTS!
    @ Times Square
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/
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/
Rank this Week: 9

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 26

    Privacy Critics Go 0-2 With Congress’ Cybersecurity Bill

    Privacy Critics Go 0-2 With Congress’ Cybersecurity Bill
    Over the last month, privacy advocates have slammed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, arguing that it’s surveillance legislation hidden in a security bill’s clothing. But those protests didn’t stop a Senate…
  • Mar 26

    Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk

    Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk
    Guests at hundreds of hotels around the world are susceptible to serious hacks because of routers that many hotel chains depend on for their Wi-Fi networks. Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the systems, which would allow an…
  • Mar 25

    NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to Learn Your Secret

    NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to Learn Your Secret
    When you're surveilling one person, the contents of conversations can be more important than metadata. But when you're surveilling an entire population, metadata is far more useful. The post NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Petitions to watch | Conference of March 27

    Petitions to watch | Conference of March 27
    At its Conference on March 27, 2015, the Court will consider petitions seeking review of issues such as equitable tolling in habeas proceedings, First Amendment rights of students, and a court’s denial of a criminal defendant’s…
  • Mar 27

    The Originalist Q&A with playwright John Strand

    The Originalist Q&A with playwright John Strand
    The Originalist is playing at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. from now until May 3. John Strand, the playwright, was kind enough to answer a few questions: You say that Justice Antonin Scalia intrigued you because he’s “kind…
  • Mar 27

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Briefly: On Wednesday, the Court heard oral arguments in the challenge to an EPA rule that restricts the release of mercury and other pollutants from power plants. Writing for The Economist, Steven Mazie recaps the issues in the case and the…
Rank this Week: 11

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    HRW: Boko Haram has killed more than 1,000 civilians in 2015

    HRW: Boko Haram has killed more than 1,000 civilians in 2015
    [JURIST] More than 1,000 civilians have been killed so far in 2015 at the hands of the Islamist armed group Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] said [press release] Thursday. According to HRW, “Boko Haram fighters…
  • Mar 27

    California legislative panel approves 'aid in dying' bill

    California legislative panel approves 'aid in dying' bill
    [JURIST] The California Senate Committee on Health [official website] on Wednesday approved legislation [SB 128] that would allow physicians to provide lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients to accelerate their deaths. The approval…
  • Mar 27

    Kansas, Arizona appeal voter citizenship ruling to Supreme Court

    Kansas, Arizona appeal voter citizenship ruling to Supreme Court
    [JURIST] Kansas and Arizona on Wednesday filed notice of an appeal to the US Supreme Court [official website] asking that federal elections officials force residents of their states to prove US citizenship before registering to vote. In…
Rank this Week: 12

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: 13

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: 14

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

    "Moore, Nelson Named to Board of Overseers Leadership"

    "Moore, Nelson Named to Board of Overseers Leadership"
    "Moore, Nelson Named to Board of Overseers Leadership": The Harvard Crimson has an article that begins, "Karen Nelson Moore '70, a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, will lead the Harvard Board of Overseers --…
  • Mar 27

    "'Terrified' Fed. Circ. Will Follow High Court, Michel Says"

    "'Terrified' Fed. Circ. Will Follow High Court, Michel Says"
    "'Terrified' Fed. Circ. Will Follow High Court, Michel Says": Ryan Davis of Law360.com has this report (via Orin Kerr).
  • Mar 27

    "The Originalist Q&A with playwright John Strand"

    "The Originalist Q&A with playwright John Strand"
    "The Originalist Q&A with playwright John Strand": Kali Borkoski has this post at "SCOTUSblog."
Rank this Week: 15

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
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/
  • Mar 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Cross-Device Tracking, Pregnancy Discrimination, Uber

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Cross-Device Tracking, Pregnancy Discrimination, Uber
    In big news yesterday, the Supreme Court handed down a major ruling on pregnancy in the workplace—Zosha covered it well over on LXBN and Jason Shinn does here on the roundup. total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 212. FCC Hits TV…
  • Mar 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: SCOTUS Rulings, Wealth Transfer, Federal Marijuana Policy

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: SCOTUS Rulings, Wealth Transfer, Federal Marijuana Policy
    Before we jump into today’s roundup, we have two good things over on LXBN. First off, Stef Passantino joins me on LXBN TV to discuss why Oregon could be setting a trend with it’s automatic voter registration. Also, Zosha writes on…
  • Mar 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employee Manuals, Government Marijuana, and Drone Regulation

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employee Manuals, Government Marijuana, and Drone Regulation
    As we chug along through the last full week of March and start to get into that “going out like a lamb” weather, it’s time for another Top 10. Additionally, check out a post I did for LXBN about Nevada’s talk of…
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Mar 22

    Legitimation Crisis?

    Legitimation Crisis?
    Looks like a duck…
  • Mar 17

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube
    Coral Gables Commission Candidates Group IV debate held March 16 at 7pm, as recorded by Coral Gables TV.
  • Mar 16

    News Flash: Agave Development to be Rushed Before Coral Gables Commission

    News Flash: Agave Development to be Rushed Before Coral Gables Commission
    Rather than the schedule I and (judging from the campaign talk) others expected, the Agave project — a big, big issue in this election — is going before the current, pre-election Commission, at a meeting on on March 25 at ……
Rank this Week: 18

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 27

    Owner sues customer over negative reviews of dog obedience busine

    Owner sues customer over negative reviews of dog obedience busine
    Jennifer Ujimori posted negative reviews on Yelp and Angie’s List after being dissatisfied with her experience with a Burke, Va. dog obedience class. Now the owner is suing her for damages. [Washington Post] Unlike D.C., Maryland and…
  • Mar 27

    A new employer obligation to provide predictable scheduling?

    A new employer obligation to provide predictable scheduling?
    With no statutory authorization or track record of earlier Department of Labor involvement — not that that’s stopped them in the past — the Obama Administration’s hyper-activist Wage and Hour Division may be exploring…
  • Mar 26

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    Administration has abused the law in mortgage lender settlements [House Judiciary hearing: Paul Larkin, Ted Frank testimony] Department of Justice official says banks may need to go much farther in informing authorities of customers who may…
Rank this Week: 19

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
  • Mar 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Speer

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Speer
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0466, 2015 MT 93N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DANIEL EUGENE SPEER, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 24

    OPINION: State v. Hime

    OPINION: State v. Hime
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DECEPTIVE PRACTICES DA 14-0034, 2015 MT 91, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. HARRIS HIMES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 24

    OPINION: Stokes v. Duncan

    OPINION: Stokes v. Duncan
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 14-0483, 2015 MT 92, JOHN PATRICK STOKES, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. GREG W. DUNCAN and KATHLEEN M. GLOVER, Defendants and…
Rank this Week: 20

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    FRAND Royalty Rates After Ericsson v. D-Link featuring The Honorable Judge James Robart May 15, 2015

    FRAND Royalty Rates After Ericsson v. D-Link featuring The Honorable Judge James Robart May 15, 2015
    The ABA Section of Antitrust Law’s Intellectual Property Committee and the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law’s Antitrust Committee Present FRAND Royalty Rates After Ericsson v. D-Link featuring The Honorable Judge James Robart May…
  • Mar 27

    Air Ticket Sales as Bids from Airline Alliance

    Air Ticket Sales as Bids from Airline Alliance
    Marc Ivaldi, Toulouse School of Economics; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Milena T. Petrova, Bocconi University, Miguel Urdanoz, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) discuss Air Ticket Sales as Bids from…
  • Mar 27

    Competition, Consumer Protection, and the Right (Approach) to Privacy

    Competition, Consumer Protection, and the Right (Approach) to Privacy
    Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Federal Trade Commission and Alexander Okuliar, Federal Trade Commission have an important new paper on Competition, Consumer Protection, and the Right (Approach) to Privacy. Worth reading! ABSTRACT: Many people view…
Rank this Week: 21

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: 22

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: 23

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/
  • Mar 27

    Dubber on Legal History as Critical Analysis of Law

    Dubber on Legal History as Critical Analysis of Law
    Markus D. Dubber (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted New Historical Jurisprudence: Legal History as Critical Analysis of Law (2 Critical Analysis of Law 1 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This modest manifesto — or...
  • Mar 27

    McClurg on the Second Amendment & Negligence

    McClurg on the Second Amendment & Negligence
    Andrew Jay McClurg (University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law) has posted The Second Amendment Right to Be Negligent (Floriida Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 1, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Only two constitutional rights —...
  • Mar 26

    Fleming on "Against Obligation" by Greene

    Fleming on "Against Obligation" by Greene
    James E. Fleming (Boston University - School of Law) has posted Fit, Justification, and Fidelity in Constitutional Interpretation (9 Problema: Yearbook of Philosophy and Theory of Law, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Ronald…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Mar 27

    Half of state's sex offenders will be allowed to live near schools, park

    Half of state's sex offenders will be allowed to live near schools, park
    3-27-15 California: State parole officials will circumvent Jessica's Law, overwhelmingly approved by voters eight years ago, and no longer enforce its controversial 2,000-foot residency restrictions for sex offenders who target adults, the…
  • Mar 27

    San Angelo Bail Bondsman, Defense Attorney Accused of Forging Will of Alleged Pedophile

    San Angelo Bail Bondsman, Defense Attorney Accused of Forging Will of Alleged Pedophile
    3-27-15 California: A San Angelo bail bondsman and a high-power defense attorney have both been indicted on multiple felonies that center on the will of an alleged pedophile that died of natural causes last year. Ray Zapata, 63, of Zapata…
  • Mar 26

    California loosens Jessica's Law rules on where sex offenders can live

    California loosens Jessica's Law rules on where sex offenders can live
    3-26-15 California: California officials announced Thursday that the state would stop enforcing a key provision of a voter-approved law that prohibits all registered sex offenders from living near schools. The California Department of…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 26

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 26

    2015 Brown Center Report on American Education: How Well Are American Students Learning?

    2015 Brown Center Report on American Education: How Well Are American Students Learning?
    Brookings – Editor’s Note: The introduction to the 2015 Brown Center Report on American Education appears below. Use the Table of Contents to navigate through the report online, or download a PDF of the full report. TABLE OF…
  • Mar 26

    Deciphering the fall and rise in the net capital share

    Deciphering the fall and rise in the net capital share
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity – Matthew Rognlie, MIT Department of Economics: “In the postwar era, developed economies have experienced two substantial trends in the net capital share of aggregate income: a rise during the…
  • Mar 26

    Yahoo Mortgage Calculator

    Yahoo Mortgage Calculator
    “The loan amount, the interest rate, and the term of the mortgage can have a dramatic effect on the total amount you will eventually pay for the property. Further, mortgage payments typically will include monthly allocations of property…
Rank this Week: 27

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Lucky Peach – Profile in Obsession: Bill Marler

    Lucky Peach – Profile in Obsession: Bill Marler
    By Naomi Tomky March 24, 2015 Attorney and Food Safety Advocate Marler Clark Location: Seattle, Washington Age: 57 Attorney Bill Marler has won more than $600 million for clients since he... Continue Reading
  • Mar 23

    After Three Die, Blue Bell Recalls Some Ice Cream

    After Three Die, Blue Bell Recalls Some Ice Cream
    Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is recalling three 3 oz. institutional/food service ice cream cups- chocolate, strawberry and vanilla with tab lids because they have the potential to... Continue Reading
  • Mar 23

    Casa Di Pizza Hepatitis A Worry May Cause 2,000 Customers to Get Vaccine

    Casa Di Pizza Hepatitis A Worry May Cause 2,000 Customers to Get Vaccine
    WIVB Buffalo reports that the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center drew a crowd of hundreds of pizza lovers Monday, looking for protection against possible exposure to hepatitis A.  Casa Di Pizza,... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 28

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
  • Mar 20

    Victory in Paraguay is a Big Step Forward for Domestic Violence Survivor

    Victory in Paraguay is a Big Step Forward for Domestic Violence Survivor
    By Debbie Sharnak, Argentina-Paraguay country specialist On August 27, 2014, Paraguay took a huge step forward in promoting the rights of domestic violence survivors when they released Lucia Sandoval from prison. Sandoval had been…
  • Mar 19

    Tech and Human Rights: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

    Tech and Human Rights: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
    As someone whose job it is to take advantage of technological progress for human rights research and advocacy, I am a strong proponent of using new tools and methods to advance Amnesty International’s goals. There is a proven track…
  • Mar 18

    The First Day of Spring Should Not Be Spent Behind Bars in Iran

    The First Day of Spring Should Not Be Spent Behind Bars in Iran
    Former Iranian prisoner of conscience Maziar Bahari said “the prisoner’s worst nightmare is the thought of being forgotten.”   The first day of spring is a particularly painful time for those incarcerated in Iran…
Rank this Week: 29

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Minnesota Hosts Symposium Today on Reforming the IRS

    Minnesota Hosts Symposium Today on Reforming the IRS
    Minnesota hosts a Tax Policy Symposium today on Reforming the IRS: Congress asks the IRS to handle a variety of government functions—not just collecting taxes, but also implementing the Affordable Care Act, monitoring the activities of…
  • Mar 27

    Virginia Tax Study Group Meets Today

    Virginia Tax Study Group Meets Today
    The Virginia Tax Study Group meets today: Panel #1: D.C. Panel Cameron Arterton (Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel, U.S. Treasury Department) Tony Coughlin (Tax Counsel, Senate Finance Committee) Rohit Kumar (Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers)…
  • Mar 27

    UK to Kill Private Equity Management Fee Waiver

    UK to Kill Private Equity Management Fee Waiver
    The UK has proposed legislation that would kill private equity management fee waivers ("disguised fees" in UK parlance), effective April 6, 2015. In this country, private equity management fee waivers are listed (on page 21) of the…
Rank this Week: 30

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    Salomon: Of Austerity, Human Rights and International Institution

    Salomon: Of Austerity, Human Rights and International Institution
    Margot E. Salomon (London School of Economics - Law) has posted Of Austerity, Human Rights and International Institutions. Here's the abstract: Austerity measures in many European countries have led to the violation of social rights and…
  • Mar 26

    New Issue: Journal of World Investment & Trade

    New Issue: Journal of World Investment & Trade
    The latest issue of the Journal of World Investment & Trade (Vol. 16, no. 2, 2015) is out. Contents include:Stephan W. Schill, Editorial: The Mauritius Convention on Transparency Christian Tietje & Clemens Wackernagel, Enforcement of…
  • Mar 26

    Arato: Corporations as Lawmaker

    Arato: Corporations as Lawmaker
    Julian Arato (Columbia Univ. - Law) has posted Corporations as Lawmakers (Harvard International Law Journal, forthcoming). Here's the abstract: This Article argues that the multinational corporation has acquired the power to create primary…
Rank this Week: 31

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: 32

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 34

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
  • Mar 24

    Avoiding Business Opportunity Scams and MLM Scheme

    Avoiding Business Opportunity Scams and MLM Scheme
    Tracy Coenen on CNBC, talking about business opportunity scams and multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes. Consumers beware!
  • Mar 20

    How to Catch Employees Stealing

    How to Catch Employees Stealing
    Have you ever wondered how and when your employees are stealing from the company? Did you ever wish that you were a fly on the wall, hearing all of the conversations that led up to a group theft? Have you considered secret cameras throughout…
  • Mar 18

    How to Use a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce

    How to Use a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce
    Family lawyer Miles Mason explains how he uses a lifestyle analysis prepared by a forensic accountant in a divorce case.
Rank this Week: 33

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/
  • Mar 23

    Do smart machines require ethical programming?

    Do smart machines require ethical programming?
    From Help Net SecurityRealizing the potential of smart machines — and ensuring successful outcomes for the businesses that rely on them — will hinge on how trusted smart machines are and how well they maintain that trust. Central…
  • Mar 20

    Ending the Debate on TAR Seed Set

    Ending the Debate on TAR Seed Set
    By Hal MarcusIn the wake of Judge Peck’s recent Rio Tinto opinion on technology assisted review, the ediscovery blogosphere has been repeatedly quoting its bold pronouncements that judicial acceptance of TAR “is now black letter…
  • Mar 20

    ‘Have you Taken Leave of Your Senses?': Top 10 Takeaways from 2015 LegalTech Judges Panel

    ‘Have you Taken Leave of Your Senses?': Top 10 Takeaways from 2015 LegalTech Judges Panel
    By Tamara EmoryAt this year’s Legal Tech, I once again had the honor of moderating the Judges Panel, on which Judge John Facciola (D.D.C., retired), Judge Andrew Peck (S.D.N.Y), Judge Frank Maas (S.D.N.Y), and Judge Elizabeth Laporte…
Rank this Week: 35

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 36

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 27

    Wisconsin Governor Accused of Flip Flop on "Amnesty"

    Wisconsin Governor Accused of Flip Flop on "Amnesty"
    Presidential campaigns are always fun to watch. It is early in the 2016 campaign but it seems that Republican presidential hopefuls continue to muddle through attempts to come up with a coherent and consistent position on immigration reform.…
  • Mar 27

    European Union and the Geopolitics of Migration

    European Union and the Geopolitics of Migration
    Is the European Union, which permits labor migration among the member nations, a possible model for future immigration? Commentators have suggested that possibility since the North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect in 1994. This…
  • Mar 27

    Immigration Article of the Day: "States and Status: A Study of Geographical Disparities for Immigrant Youth" by Laila Hla

    Immigration Article of the Day: "States and Status: A Study of Geographical Disparities for Immigrant Youth" by Laila Hla
    "States and Status: A Study of Geographical Disparities for Immigrant Youth" by Laila Hlass, Boston University School of Law, November 8, 2014 Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 266, 2014 ABSTRACT: This article looks at…
Rank this Week: 37

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Mar 25

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.
    What happens when you surrender a home in bankruptcy?  Must you move the second a bankruptcy is filed?  Do they give you time to move or will your possessions be thrown out on the front lawn for the neighbors to view? When you…
  • Mar 24

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?
    Most of the posts on this blog, and in fact on most bankruptcy blogs, focus on the consumer as the bankruptcy debtor.  That makes sense–most bankruptcy cases involve a consumer debtor and a number of institutional creditors,…
  • Mar 21

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Chapter 7 Junior Mortgage “Lien Strip” Case

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Chapter 7 Junior Mortgage “Lien Strip” Case
    On March 24, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases involving whether a chapter 7 debtor may strip off a second (or any junior) mortgage that is not secured by the home’s actual market value. In Bank of…
Rank this Week: 38

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Journal for Legal History Studies 26 (2014)

    Journal for Legal History Studies 26 (2014)
    I'm a bit embarrassed to say that I've only just now learned of the existence of the Journal for Legal History Studies.  Here are the contents of volume 26 (December 2014):You, Yi-Fei, How to “read” the Qin and Han funerary…
  • Mar 27

    Mack on Robert Bell and His Case

    Mack on Robert Bell and His Case
    Kenneth W. Mack, Harvard Law School, has posted Harvard Law School, Civil Disobedience, State Action, and Lawmaking Outside the Courts: Robert Bell’s Encounter with American Law.  It is derived from Professor Mack’s Leon…
  • Mar 26

    Hibbitts on the Topography of Law Practice in Pittsburgh

    Hibbitts on the Topography of Law Practice in Pittsburgh
    Bernard J. Hibbitts, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, has posted Lawyering in Place: Topographies of Practice and Pleadings in Pittsburgh, 1775-1895, which originally appeared in the University of Pittsburgh Law Review 73 (2012):…
Rank this Week: 39

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 25

    The Fear of Fear Isn’t Justification

    The Fear of Fear Isn’t Justification
    David Kassick probably isn’t the kind of guy most would want to hang out with.  He had addiction issues, and enough paranoia, maybe, that when Hummelstown police officer Lisa Mearkle turned on the turret lights, he took off rather…
  • Mar 25

    But The Other Guy

    But The Other Guy
    At Above the Law, fellow curmudgeon Mark Herrmann confuses new lawyers with a foreign and hated concept: responsibility. I recently heard an in-house lawyer bemoaning her fate. But she didn’t have to be in-house; lawyers at firms…
  • Mar 25

    Gone Fishing

    Gone Fishing
    By the time this posts, I will be leaving on a jet plane, seated next to Dr. SJ, pondering the delights awaiting me in various very cool European destinations.  I have left my computer home, and will take a breather from…
Rank this Week: 40

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 41

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…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public LawyerGoing public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
Rank this Week: 43

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: 42

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 20

    Patching up the social safety net

    Patching up the social safety net
    Alan Auerbach quoted in The New York Times, March 17, 2015 The great irony, Professor Auerbach notes, is that “inequality is increasing yet our ability to do anything about it is weakening.” The main job for any Democratic…
  • Mar 20

    S.C. posthumously admits Chinese-born legal pioneer to state bar

    S.C. posthumously admits Chinese-born legal pioneer to state bar
    Charles McClain quoted in Metropolitan News-Enterprise, March 17, 2015 This was followed by the 1880 legislative session, described by author and UC Berkeley School of Law lecturer Charles McClain as “the most Sinophobic in the…
  • Mar 20

    Colleges give Clinton an A—and campaign million

    Colleges give Clinton an A—and campaign million
    Stephen Rosenbaum quoted in McClatchy, March 17, 2015 “It’s no surprise at all,” said Stephen Rosenbaum. … “Academics are pretty much liberal, left of center.”
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
  • Mar 22

    The Judgments Project Moves On

    The Judgments Project Moves On
    From 3 to 6 February 2015, the Working Group on the Judgments Project met in The Hague for its fourth meeting under the chairmanship of Mr David Goddard QC. The Working Group was composed of 28 participants from 15 Members. At its…
  • Mar 21

    Conference Report: “International Civil Procedure and Brussels Ibis” – 50th Anniversary of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Den Haag

    Conference Report: “International Civil Procedure and Brussels Ibis” – 50th Anniversary of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Den Haag
    In 2015, the T.M.C. Asser Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary (http://www.asser.nl/asser-50-years/). On this occasion, its Private International Law Section organized on 19 March 2015 the Symposium “International Civil Procedure…
  • Mar 19

    Fritz Sturm 13 June 1929 – 14 March 2015

    Fritz Sturm 13 June 1929 – 14 March 2015
    We just received the sad news that Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Fritz Sturm passed away on 14 March 2015. Fritz Sturm was professor emeritus at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and an internationally renowned expert on private international…
Rank this Week: 45