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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 5

    TalkLeft Appreciation Day

    TalkLeft Appreciation Day
    It's been about three months since I last asked readers and commenters to contribute to TalkLeft. TalkLeft is not an inexpensive venture. I have been personally funding the site for 13 years, and since I eliminated paid advertisements a…
  • Mar 5

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Syria killed the top leaders of Jabhat al-Nusra today in a drone attack in Idlib. Among those killed: Military commander Abu Humam al-Shami. Reports say others killed include Abu Musab al-Palestinian, Abu Omar al-Kurdi, and Abu Bara…
  • Mar 5

    The Media Gets On Board: Indonesia Execution

    The Media Gets On Board: Indonesia Execution
    The headline of an article in Australia's The Independent today reads: Welcome to 'Execution Island' – the Indonesian holiday resort where foreigners are sent to die I can't remember another case when the media around the... [[…
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 6

    Woman Charged with Submitting Fraudulent Loan Applications to Lender

    Woman Charged with Submitting Fraudulent Loan Applications to Lender
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Gabriela Carter, 43, Sacramento, California, is the subject of an eight-count grand jury indictment charging her with bank fraud for allegedly submitting fraudulent loan applications to federally insured financial…
  • Mar 6

    Leader of Mortgage Relief Scam Receives 24 Year Prison Sentence

    Leader of Mortgage Relief Scam Receives 24 Year Prison Sentence
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Alan David Tikal, 46, the principal operator of a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme, was sentenced to 24 years in prison as the ringleader of a mortgage relief scam. In September 2014, Tikal was convicted of 11 counts of…
  • Mar 5

    Fugitive Convicted of Running Ponzi Scheme Involving Distressed Propertie

    Fugitive Convicted of Running Ponzi Scheme Involving Distressed Propertie
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Joel Wilson, 32, Saginaw, Michigan, was convicted by a jury on nine felony charges for his role in an extensive Michigan Ponzi scheme wherein he defrauded hundreds of Michigan victims out of millions of dollars. In…
Rank this Week: 3

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY
    Advocates of sex offender registry reform will gather in a peaceful protest at the Florida State House in Tallahassee FL on April 22, 2015 during the annual Lauren Book's 'Walk In My Shoes' event. The Rally in Tally is a joint collaboration…
  • Feb 23

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage
    Original Article 02/20/2015 Damages of £20,000 have been awarded to a convicted sex offender who sued Facebook, the operator of a page called Keeping our Kids Safe from Predators 2. Facebook Ireland Limited, hosted the page, operated…
  • Feb 22

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?
    Original Article 02/18/2015 By Seth Ferranti In prison, there is no creature lower than a sex offender. Even snitches get a pass before these guys. SOs, chomos, pedophiles—the nicknames all mean the same thing, and they help average…
Rank this Week: 4

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Mar 6

    EVENT: University of Cambridge – EU Internet Regulation After Google Spain

    EVENT: University of Cambridge – EU Internet Regulation After Google Spain
    ‘This one-day conference, made possible as a result of a kind donation from Hogan Lovells, will explore the implications of C-131/12 Google Spain; Google v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD), Mario Costeja…
  • Mar 6

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) JC & Ors v R. [2015] EWCA Crim 210 (26 February 2015) Akhtar v R [2015] EWCA Crim 176 (26 February 2015) Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Smyth v The Secretary of State for Communities And Local…
  • Mar 6

    Integral Petroleum SA v SCU-Finanz AG – WLR Daily

    Integral Petroleum SA v SCU-Finanz AG – WLR Daily
    Integral Petroleum SA v SCU-Finanz AG [2015] EWCA Civ 144; [2015] WLR (D) 97 ‘Where a contract had been signed by only one of a company’s two joint signatories, the question of whether the company was bound by the contract was…
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/
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 6

    DNA DID HIM IN

    DNA DID HIM IN
    DA VANCE ANNOUNCES INDICTMENT IN WEST HARLEM PUSH-IN BURGLARY, SEX ASSAULT Defendant Apprehended After DNA Profile From Blood At Crime Scene Matched DNA Profile In State Databank Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr.,…
  • Mar 6

    2 BILLION WOMEN ARE SUFFERING

    2 BILLION WOMEN ARE SUFFERING
    Nearly 2 Billion Women Worldwide Are Struggling, Suffering by Jon Clifton and Julie Ray Story Highlights 26% rate their lives well enough to be "thriving" One in five experience negative emotions daily At least 50%…
  • Mar 6

    INTO THE ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE?

    INTO THE ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE?
    New York City Energy Conservation Code Item No: 10166 Price: $44.00 A fully integrated code based on the Energy Conservation Construction Code of New York State, 2014 Edition. This new code leads…
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/
  • Mar 6

    [Eugene Volokh] ACLU argues that cancellation of Redskins trademark violates the First Amendment

    [Eugene Volokh] ACLU argues that cancellation of Redskins trademark violates the First Amendment
    The Patent & Trademark Office held last year that the Redskins’ federal trademark must be canceled, because a federal statute bars registrations of marks that “may disparage … persons, living or dead, institutions,…
  • Mar 6

    [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] The invaluable Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)

    [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] The invaluable Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
    In the future, I may blog more often about the activities of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE): The mission of FIRE is to defend and sustain individual rights at America’s colleges and universities. These rights…
  • Mar 6

    [Ilya Somin] Upcoming speaking engagement

    [Ilya Somin] Upcoming speaking engagement
    Here are my upcoming speaking engagements for the next few weeks. Most are related to my forthcoming book “The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain.” The book comes out in June, in time for…
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    This week’s argument audio

    This week’s argument audio
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s arguments. The Court heard arguments this week in: Ohio v. Clark Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission City of Los Angeles v. Patel Davis v.…
  • Mar 6

    SCOTUS Map: February and March 2015

    SCOTUS Map: February and March 2015
    February may be the shortest month of the year but the Supreme Court Justices made the most of it, tallying up thirteen appearances before reconvening in Washington, D.C., toward the end of the month for oral arguments. I covered most of…
  • Mar 6

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Wednesday’s oral arguments in King v. Burwell, the challenge to the availability of tax subsidies for individuals who purchase their health insurance on a marketplace created by the federal government, continue to dominate coverage of…
Rank this Week: 10

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: 11

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 5

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CEO Depositions, Aerospace M&A, Health Care Competition

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CEO Depositions, Aerospace M&A, Health Care Competition
    In a story that’s slipped under the radar a bit but is quite interesting, the DOJ and FTC are taking a close look at competition in the health care sector. If you’re wondering what they’re looking at specifically, Foley…
  • Mar 4

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Digital Currency, King v. Burwell, Grad Students as Employee

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Digital Currency, King v. Burwell, Grad Students as Employee
    In the big news of the day, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in big Affordable Care Act case King v. Burwell—Pepper Crutcher has commentary on them below. Also, on LXBN, Zosha writes on Hillary Clinton and Jerry Maatman…
  • Mar 3

    Why work in small law? Blogging and social media

    Why work in small law? Blogging and social media
    Solo practioner and author, Carolyn Elefant (@carolynelefant) asks what would want to make you work as a lawyer for a small law firm. Her point being that small law firms do not want to pay associates much. Newer lawyers require…
Rank this Week: 12

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 3

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate
    Yesterday I attended the Coral Gables Forum candidates’ debate for Coral Gables Commission Group V election. This is the race with the most candidates, making the events most difficult – they’re not real debates, and every…
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
Rank this Week: 13

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Mar 6

    Ferguson mayor fires 3 city employees after DOJ investigation

    Ferguson mayor fires 3 city employees after DOJ investigation
    [JURIST] Ferguson, Missouri, Mayor James Knowles reportedly fired [Reuters report] three city employees on Thursday after an investigation by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] exposed racist e-mails and racially disparate…
  • Mar 6

    Climate change efforts should address human rights, UN council say

    Climate change efforts should address human rights, UN council say
    [JURIST] The UN Human Rights Council [official website] and delegates from Pacific island nations met Friday to discuss [press release] the impact of climate change on human rights. Many of the panelists agreed that climate change would…
  • Mar 6

    US appeals court blocks same-sex marriage in Nebraska

    US appeals court blocks same-sex marriage in Nebraska
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit [official website] on Thursday stayed a ruling [JURIST report] of the US District Court for the District of Nebraska [official website], which would have allowed [Reuters report]…
Rank this Week: 14

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: 15

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 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Reeve

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Reeve
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0252, 2015 MT 74N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DEAN ANTHONY REEVES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of X.V.H.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of X.V.H.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 13-0858, 2015 MT 73N, IN THE MATTER OF: X.V.H., A Youth.
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Adam

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Adam
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0047, 2015 MT 72N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ROY VINCENT ADAMS, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 16

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 6

    Boutique law firm…

    Boutique law firm…
    …or spa law firm? “We understand that dealing with legal matters can be very stressful, so we try to tend to our clients’ every need to make their experience as stress-free and accommodating as possible. When you come into…
  • Mar 6

    “How Are Small Banks Faring under Dodd-Frank?”

    “How Are Small Banks Faring under Dodd-Frank?”
    New Cato Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 20 takes up a question often raised in this space before [Hester Peirce, Ian Robinson, and Thomas Stratmann, Cato] Tags: banks, Dodd-Frank, small business “How Are Small Banks Faring under…
  • Mar 5

    “Applebee’s not liable for N.J. man burned while praying over fajita skillet”

    “Applebee’s not liable for N.J. man burned while praying over fajita skillet”
    “A New Jersey man cannot collect damages for burns he suffered while bowing his head in prayer over a sizzling steak fajita skillet at Applebee’s, a state appeals panel ruled.” [Religion News Service/Newark Star-Ledger]…
Rank this Week: 17

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 4

    Why Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Such a Security Fail

    Why Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Such a Security Fail
    Hillary Clinton's homebrew email solution potentially left the communications of the top US foreign affairs official vulnerable to state-sponsored hackers. The post Why Clinton’s Private Email Server Was Such a Security Fail appeared…
  • Mar 3

    Gun Group: We’ll Pay $15K for Your Carbon Fiber 3-D Printer

    Gun Group: We’ll Pay $15K for Your Carbon Fiber 3-D Printer
    The age of 3-D printing in carbon fiber has hardly arrived. But the controversy over 3-D printing carbon fiber guns is well under way. Starting in the second half of last year, 3-D printing startup MarkForged has been shipping the Mark…
  • Mar 2

    There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Text

    There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Text
    If you own an iPhone or Android handset and care about your privacy, there’s no longer much of an excuse not to encrypt every conversation you have. Now a free, zero-learning-curve app exists for both text and voice that can keep those…
Rank this Week: 18

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: 19

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

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 4

    Town of Penfield pushes ahead with sex offenders restriction law despite court ruling

    Town of Penfield pushes ahead with sex offenders restriction law despite court ruling
    See also: Penfield Holds Public Hearing On New Sex Offender Bill 3-5-15 New York: Despite a state Court of Appeals ruling, the Town of Penfield is full speed ahead with a local law to restrict where sex offenders can live. There's apparent…
  • Mar 3

    House looks at sex offender long-term care

    House looks at sex offender long-term care
    3-4-15 Iowa: A bill offered in the Iowa House last week would establish “one or more” facilities that may cause concern for residents of any community in which such a facility is operated. House File 399 was offered Wednesday by state…
  • Mar 3

    White collar crime registration

    White collar crime registration
    3-4-15 Utah: The House Law Enforcement committee passed H-B 378, which authorizes the attorney general’s office to set up a registry for convicted fraudsters, much like a sex offender registry. The bill goes to the full House for debate. …
Rank this Week: 21

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    Time for a Single Food Safety Agency?

    Time for a Single Food Safety Agency?
    In 2009, during yet another foodborne illness outbreak, which had killed nine and sickened over 700 with Salmonella, our new President stated: At a bare minimum, we should be able... Continue Reading
  • Mar 5

    Food Law: 2015 Seattle University Law Review Symposium

    Food Law: 2015 Seattle University Law Review Symposium
    Re-Tooling Food Law: How Traditional Legal Models Can Be Re-Tooled For Food System Reform. Friday, March 06, 2015 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM (Pacific Time) Seattle University 901 12th Avenue... Continue Reading
  • Mar 3

    Will Litigation Be The Tipping Point For Adopting E. coli Vaccines For Cattle?

    Will Litigation Be The Tipping Point For Adopting E. coli Vaccines For Cattle?
    Recently, a Kansas State University Study examined again the effectiveness, through vaccination, of reducing pathogenic E. coli shedding in cattle. Schroeder, Ted C and Tonsor, Glynn T (2015) Agricultural and... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 22

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 5

    Judge Peck’s Latest: TAR Now ‘Black Letter Law’; CAL Reduces Significance of Seed Set

    Judge Peck’s Latest: TAR Now ‘Black Letter Law’; CAL Reduces Significance of Seed Set
    In an opinion released yesterday, Judge Peck says that, in the years since Da Silva Moore, “the case law has developed to the point that it is now black letter law that where the producing party wants to utilize TAR for document…
  • Mar 5

    A Short List of eDiscovery-releated Providers on the 2015 KMWorld 100 List

    A Short List of eDiscovery-releated Providers on the 2015 KMWorld 100 List
    Provided below is a short list of sixteen technology/service providers that are highlighted on both the recently published “100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management” listing from KMWorld and on the…
  • Mar 5

    Big Data’s Holy Grail: Analyzing Your Facebook Post

    Big Data’s Holy Grail: Analyzing Your Facebook Post
    By Peter BarlasA few of the largest and oldest tech firms may finally get a shot at beating the upstarts in the fast-growing data analytics software market. Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ ), Oracle (NYSE: ORCL ) and others are armed with software…
Rank this Week: 23

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 6

    Drumbl: Stepping Beyond Nuremberg's Halo: The Legacy of the Supreme National Tribunal of Poland

    Drumbl: Stepping Beyond Nuremberg's Halo: The Legacy of the Supreme National Tribunal of Poland
    Mark A. Drumbl (Washington and Lee Univ. - Law) has posted Stepping Beyond Nuremberg's Halo: The Legacy of the Supreme National Tribunal of Poland. Here's the abstract:The Supreme National Tribunal of Poland (Najwyższy Trybunał…
  • Mar 6

    Call for Papers: Regional Integration

    Call for Papers: Regional Integration
    The Center for International Law Studies of the University of Indonesia Faculty of Law, in collaboration with the Faculty of Law Airlangga University, has issued a call for papers for its sixth conference, to take place October 5-6, 2015, in…
  • Mar 6

    Scoville: Socializing Students: Law Schools and the Efficacy of International Norm

    Scoville: Socializing Students: Law Schools and the Efficacy of International Norm
    Ryan Scoville (Marquette Univ. - Law) has posted Socializing Students: Law Schools and the Efficacy of International Norms. Here's the abstract: This Article identifies a global condition and then hypothesizes on why it matters. The…
Rank this Week: 24

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 6

    Group Contests with Internal Conflict and Power Asymmetry

    Group Contests with Internal Conflict and Power Asymmetry
    Jay Pil Choi, Michigan State University - Department of Economics; CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute), Subhasish M. Chowdhury, University of East Anglia - School of Economics, Center for Competition Policy, and Center for…
  • Mar 6

    Remedies vs. Extreme Options in Merger Control

    Remedies vs. Extreme Options in Merger Control
    Markus Dertwinkel-Kalt, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) and Christian Wey, University of Dusseldorf - Dusseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) analyze Remedies vs.…
  • Mar 6

    Compliance Programmes in Competition Law: Improving the Approach of Competition Authoritie

    Compliance Programmes in Competition Law: Improving the Approach of Competition Authoritie
    Eva Suzanne Lachnit, Utrecht University School of Law (the Netherlands) explores Compliance Programmes in Competition Law: Improving the Approach of Competition Authorities. ABSTRACT: This article discusses the approach to compliance…
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

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 6

    Braverman on Doors & the Fourth Amendment

    Braverman on Doors & the Fourth Amendment
    Irus Braverman (State University of New York Buffalo) has posted Rights of Passage: On Doors, Technology, and the Fourth Amendment (Law, Culture and the Humanities, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The importance of the door for human…
  • Mar 6

    Finkin on the Acquisition & Dissemination of Employee Data

    Finkin on the Acquisition & Dissemination of Employee Data
    Matthew Finkin (University of Illinois College of Law) has posted The Acquisition and Dissemination of Employee Data (Yearbook "Studies in Labour Law and Social Policy/Studia z zakresu prawa pracy i polityki spolecznej,"…
  • Mar 6

    Brooks on Warfare & the Nation State

    Brooks on Warfare & the Nation State
    Rosa Brooks (Georgetown University) has posted The Trickle-Down War (Yale Law & Policy Review, Summer 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The history of the European nation-state, wrote political sociologist Charles Tilly, is…
Rank this Week: 27

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 28

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 6

    Librarians’ experiences and perceptions of Identity and Access Management

    Librarians’ experiences and perceptions of Identity and Access Management
    Librarians’ experiences and perceptions of Identity and Access Management, 2015. “Identity and access management plays a critical role in user experience. Like many core technologies, success can be defined by how well it keeps…
  • Mar 5

    Open Data Philly

    Open Data Philly
    Michael Grass, Government Executive: “If you’re looking for streets where vending is prohibited in the city of Philadelphia, the city’s newly upgraded open data portal has that information. If you’re looking for…
  • Mar 5

    The Road Towards the Establishment of the European Banking Union

    The Road Towards the Establishment of the European Banking Union
    Papanikolaou, Nikolaos I., The Road Towards the Establishment of the European Banking Union (February 28, 2015). Munich Personal RePEc Archive Paper No. 62463. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2573320 “The rising…
Rank this Week: 29

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 5

    Saudi Arabia: 10 Brutal Facts Beyond Raif Badawi’s Case

    Saudi Arabia: 10 Brutal Facts Beyond Raif Badawi’s Case
    Tomorrow marks eight weeks since the Saudi Arabian authorities publicly flogged the blogger and activist Raif Badawi, sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison for “insulting Islam” and founding an online forum for…
  • Mar 1

    Four Questions for Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Four Questions for Prime Minister Netanyahu
    This week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to give two major speeches in Washington, DC.  The first is Monday at the conference of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).  The second is on Tuesday…
  • Feb 27

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?
    On Monday, February 23, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appointed Randy Berry as the first ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons worldwide. Amnesty International joined other…
Rank this Week: 30

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 5

    4th Petar Šarcevic Conference on Competition and State Aid

    4th Petar Šarcevic Conference on Competition and State Aid
    The fourth Petar Šarcevic international scientific conference is entitled EU Competition and State Aid Rules: Interaction between Public and Private Enforcement. Its aim is to explore the contemporary questions of antitrust law,…
  • Mar 5

    XV World Congress Procedural Law (IAPL) – Istanbul 25-28 May 2015

    XV World Congress Procedural Law (IAPL) – Istanbul 25-28 May 2015
    The XVth World Congress of the International Association of Procedural Law will be held in Istanbul from 25-28 May 2015. The Congress is dedicated to Effective judicial relief and remedies in an age of austerity. The key note speeches…
  • Mar 4

    ASIL Private International Law Prize 2015

    ASIL Private International Law Prize 2015
    The Private International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law invites submissions for this year’s ASIL Private International Law prize. The prize is given for the best text on private international law…
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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
  • Jul 4

    Will I Lose My Security Clearance if I File Bankruptcy?

    Will I Lose My Security Clearance if I File Bankruptcy?
    I practice in the Washington, DC area. Lots of my clients work for federal agencies and contractors who require security clearances as a condition of their employment. The first question they ask when them come to see me is whether a…
  • Jun 18

    Another Appeals Court Approves 2nd Mortgage Stripping in Chapter 20 Case

    Another Appeals Court Approves 2nd Mortgage Stripping in Chapter 20 Case
    The U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, ruled that in a chapter 13 case filed within four years of a previous chapter 7 case (a so-called “chapter 20″), the chapter 13 plan could strip a completely unsecured junior…
  • Jun 8

    “What Do You Mean You Included My Home/Car In the Bankruptcy?!”

    “What Do You Mean You Included My Home/Car In the Bankruptcy?!”
    Good bankruptcy attorneys spend a lot of time talking with their clients. They give them an awful lot of information. Sometimes clients forget. One of the things clients sometimes forget is the requirement in the Bankruptcy Code…
Rank this Week: 32

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 5

    Finding a Thief: Personal Red Flags of Fraud

    Finding a Thief: Personal Red Flags of Fraud
    As victims of occupational fraud reflect on crimes committed against their companies, they wonder if there were any signs that a fraud was occurring. They wonder how a trusted employee could steal from the company. Sadly, frauds are committed…
  • Mar 4

    Essential Oils Scam: NOT a Medical Treatment

    Essential Oils Scam: NOT a Medical Treatment
    Social media has been exploding over the last year with claims that essential oils have cured all sorts of diseases and illnesses. Obviously, this is a total scam. Even worse, essential oils are being pushed through multi-level marketing…
  • Feb 27

    Divorce Financials: The Lifestyle Analysis and the Search for Hidden Income or Asset

    Divorce Financials: The Lifestyle Analysis and the Search for Hidden Income or Asset
    Tracy explains the purpose of a lifestyle analysis in a divorce case, and the process used to analyze the family’s finances. The lifestyle analysis may be used to determine how much money is required to continue living the lifestyle the…
Rank this Week: 33

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: 34

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 6

    Between A Rock And A Hard Drive

    Between A Rock And A Hard Drive
    Let’s say a client screwed up.  That’s one of the reasons they come to a lawyer, since they avoid us like the plague otherwise. They downloaded some porn and, included within it, was pornography involving a minor.  That…
  • Mar 6

    Don’t Yates Me, Bro

    Don’t Yates Me, Bro
    Sometimes it’s two words, like “tangible items.” Other times, four, like “established by the state.” But words are, for lack of a better word, a bitch.  When it comes to law, the meaning of a word could mean…
  • Mar 5

    If It’s Wednesday, We Like the Fed

    If It’s Wednesday, We Like the Fed
    The Department of Justice issues two reports, one condemning the police in Ferguson, Missouri, for racism, and the other concluding that its investigation did not support bringing civil rights charges against Police Officer Darren Wilson for…
Rank this Week: 35

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: 37

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Mar 6

    Postal Worker Injured after Car Accident in Tyler, TX on Old Chandler Highway

    Postal Worker Injured after Car Accident in Tyler, TX on Old Chandler Highway
    Tyler, Texas — There was an accident reported in rural West Tyler this past Wednesday, March 4, that left a worker with the U.S. Postal Service with injuries. Police aren’t releasing much information right now, but they said that…
  • Mar 6

    Car Accident in Lubbock, TX, Injures Driver on Slide Road

    Car Accident in Lubbock, TX, Injures Driver on Slide Road
    Lubbock, TX — At least one person was injured in a multi-vehicle car accident that took place in Lubbock, Texas, on Friday, March 6, 2015. The accident took place at the intersection of Slide Road and 35th Street. Exactly how the…
  • Mar 6

    UPDATE: Jason Gentry Injured in Car Accident on Highway 87 in Lynn County, Texa

    UPDATE: Jason Gentry Injured in Car Accident on Highway 87 in Lynn County, Texa
    LYNN COUNTY, TX — Jason Gentry was identified as the man that was hurt in a single-vehicle accident that happened in Lynn County, Texas on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015. News reports out of Lubbock said that the accident happened at around…
Rank this Week: 38

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Mar 6

    Federal Judge Shot in Leg Outside Detroit Home

    Federal Judge Shot in Leg Outside Detroit Home
    A federal judge was shot and wounded outside his Detroit home Thursday night, according to authorities, who said he took a bullet to the leg in a struggle with two suspects who fled the scene.
  • Mar 6

    Report: ISIS Backers Used at Least 46,000 Twitter Accounts in 2014

    Report: ISIS Backers Used at Least 46,000 Twitter Accounts in 2014
    Islamic State supporters used at least 46,000 Twitter accounts in late 2014, communicating in English roughly 20% of the time, according to a new analysis of the militant group’s use of social media.
  • Mar 6

    AM Roundup: ISIS Recruits Defy Pattern

    AM Roundup: ISIS Recruits Defy Pattern
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
Rank this Week: 39

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
  • Mar 5

    Call for Speakers & Symposium: “How Money (in politics) Matters”–Cleveland, OH

    Call for Speakers & Symposium: “How Money (in politics) Matters”–Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Cleveland State Law Review will be holding its Spring Symposium on April 17, 2015. The Law Review is soliciting presenters to participate in the Symposium....
  • Mar 5

    Global Conference on Environmental Taxation–Sydney, AU

    Global Conference on Environmental Taxation–Sydney, AU
    The 16th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET) will be held on September 23-26, 2015 at the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. The theme for...
  • Mar 4

    March 5, 2015 Colloquia/Workshop

    March 5, 2015 Colloquia/Workshop
    Yale Law School – Workshop in Law & Finance Eric Hilt (Wellesley College) to present Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States.
Rank this Week: 40

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 6

    iCourts and Pluricourts Summer School- Applications due April 1

    iCourts and Pluricourts Summer School- Applications due April 1
    The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts – Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order is hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students working on…
  • Mar 5

    Call for Proposals – International Law Weekend 2015

    Call for Proposals – International Law Weekend 2015
    International Law Weekend 2015 (ILW 2015) – the premier international law event of the fall season  – is scheduled for November 5-7, 2015 in New York City.  The event is sponsored by the American…
  • Mar 4

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)
      The University of Iceland Human Rights Institute and iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation´s Centre of Excellence for International Courts at Copenhagen University, will host a seminar on “Methods of Human…
Rank this Week: 41

US Law Watch

US Law Watch

Provides US legal and regulatory information. By BNA International.

http://www.uslawwatch.com
Rank this Week: 42

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie
    A head-on car accident in Chino Hills left two motorists severely injured. According to a news report in in The Press-Enterprise, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 26, 2015 at Carbon Canyon Road and Canyon Hills near…
  • Feb 23

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site
    A man was injured in a construction site accident after he fell off a ladder the afternoon of February 16, 2015. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred at a parking structure under construction near…
  • Feb 18

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway
    Cynthia Brock, 53, of Costa Mesa was killed in a Santa Ana car accident, which officials say, was caused by a dropped mattress on the 55 Freeway. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the…
Rank this Week: 45

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 44

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