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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/
  • May 30

    Memorial Day Open Thread

    Memorial Day Open Thread
    Today we justly honor the many men and women who died while serving in our Armed Forces. This year, more than most, I'm struck by the fact that war is not a distant memory, or an occasional event, but an ever-present condition. In…
  • May 27

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Donald Trump has all the delegates he needs. Bernie Sanders does not. But Bernie's trying to stay relevant by debating Donald Trump. Yes, some polls have Hillary and Bernie in a dead heat in California. Others have Hillary with a wide…
  • May 25

    Hillary, Donald and Bernie Open Thread

    Hillary, Donald and Bernie Open Thread
    I've had enough of the election for a while. I'm not particularly interested in Trump protests or Bernie Sanders' latest maneuvers. Or reports on Hillary's email. Here's an open thread to discuss the election. [[ This is a content summary…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 15

    Real Estate Renovator Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud

    Real Estate Renovator Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud
    Michael Gerard Camphor, 60, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty to charges arising from the fraudulent purchase of four properties in Baltimore, Maryland, using fraudulent loan documentation and straw purchasers, resulting in losses…
  • May 11

    False Financial Statements Underlie Indictment of Developer and Accountant

    False Financial Statements Underlie Indictment of Developer and Accountant
    John D. Harrison, Jr., 53, Greenwood, South Carolina, Henry A. Dorn, 63, Greenwood, South Carolina, Kevin Dempsey, 45, Greenwood, South Carolina, and C. Jody Hazel, 42,Greenwood, South Carolina, pled guilty in…
  • May 10

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen
    Daniel C. Bomar, 36, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, James B. Wright, 55, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and Brett T. Immel, 35, Chicago,  Illinois, were indicted by a federal grand jury on April 14, 2016, and charged with conspiracy to…
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/
  • May 31

    Court battle over six-year-old boy missing in Afghanistan – Daily Telegraph

    Court battle over six-year-old boy missing in Afghanistan – Daily Telegraph
    ‘A six-year-old boy who was born in Afghanistan and is never thought to have set foot in Britain is at the centre of a taxpayer-funded family court dispute between his separated Afghan parents.’ Full story Daily Telegraph, 31st…
  • May 31

    High Court rejects appeal from solicitor who “neither thought nor cared about” the rules – Legal Future

    High Court rejects appeal from solicitor who “neither thought nor cared about” the rules – Legal Future
    ‘The High Court has rejected an appeal against striking off from a solicitor who “neither thought nor cared about” the rules governing his profession.’ Full story Legal Futures, 31st May 2016 Source:…
  • May 31

    And the first shall be last – Nearly Legal

    And the first shall be last – Nearly Legal
    ‘An accidental chain of tenancies, in which only the very first was left standing. London Borough of Haringey v 1) Hansa Ahmed & 2) Shaheeda Ahmed [2016] EWHC 1257 (Ch). Three tenancy agreements for the same property, apparently at…
Rank this Week: 4

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 5

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

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

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/
  • May 31

    HER PODCAST WITH GLORIA STEINEM

    HER PODCAST WITH GLORIA STEINEM
    I hope you’ve been looking forward to this as much as I have, Lucas. The first episode of our new Off The Sidelines podcast is officially here! My conversation with feminist icon Gloria Steinem was invigorating – and she…
  • May 31

    SPENDING $36 MILLION ON JONES BEACH PARK

    SPENDING $36 MILLION ON JONES BEACH PARK
    Governor Cuomo Announces $36 Million in Projects to Restore Historic Jones Beach State Park Improvements Being Made to West Bathhouse and East and Central Malls Unique Taste NY Concessions and New Taste NY Bar Will Feature New York …
  • May 31

    LOOK WHAT GOT HATCHED

    LOOK WHAT GOT HATCHED
    Unable to conceive naturally, a couple consulted with a treatment clinic – Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, LLP (RMANY) – about invitro fertilization. After being told the clinic tested donors for genetic diseases…
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/
  • May 31

    [Cass Sunstein] ‘Star Wars’ is about freedom of choice

    [Cass Sunstein] ‘Star Wars’ is about freedom of choice
    If you’d told me a year ago that I would end up writing a book about “Star Wars,” I wouldn’t have believed you. But when my young son, Declan, fell for the movies, I got hooked. One reason is that the saga makes a…
  • May 31

    [Eugene Volokh] Cass Sunstein guest-blogging on ‘The World According to Star Wars’

    [Eugene Volokh] Cass Sunstein guest-blogging on ‘The World According to Star Wars’
    I’m delighted to report that Prof. Cass Sunstein (Harvard Law School) will be guest-blogging this week about his new book, “The World According to Star Wars.” Sunstein is one of the most influential legal scholars working…
  • May 29

    [David Post] On Donald Trump and the rule of law

    [David Post] On Donald Trump and the rule of law
    Donald Trump at a rally in San Diego on Friday. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Donald Trump’s recent public excoriation of the judge (and the magistrate judge) handling the “Trump University” lawsuit is truly appalling and,…
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 27

    Polly Price on the Chinese Exclusion Case and immigration in the Progressive Era

    Polly Price on the Chinese Exclusion Case and immigration in the Progressive Era
    In 1875, Chae Chan Ping left San Francisco for China with a certificate promising him re-entry upon his return. Congress had recently banned new laborers from China, but it had made an exception for previous residents who held certificates…
  • May 27

    Relist Watch Redux

    Relist Watch Redux
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases. It’s the Friday before Memorial Day, which means if you’re reading skimming this post, you’re probably experiencing an interminable wait in an airport security line, wearing…
  • May 27

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Coverage relating to the death of Justice Antonin Scalia and the nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to succeed him comes from Mike DeBonis of The Washington Post, who reports that a Utah newspaper mistakenly published Sen. Orrin…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • May 30

    Pope Francis : Social media helps you build an identity

    Pope Francis : Social media helps you build an identity
    “Blessed art though who create content,” writes teenVogue’s Lauren Ducan reporting on Pope Francis’ Sunday meeting with bloggers and YouTubers. Though the Pope and the social media role models discussed using the net…
  • May 27

    White Collar; Intellectual Property: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    White Collar; Intellectual Property: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Who else is ready for a holiday weekend? Well before you all jaunt off, check out the latest blogs joining the LexBlog Network this week. Then make sure you add them to your RSS reader and get your three-day break …
  • May 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Marijuana Industry, FCC, Privacy Shield

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Marijuana Industry, FCC, Privacy Shield
    And another week winds down. Looks like here in Seattle we’ll be seeing a mostly rainy holiday weekend but leading up to a week of high temperatures; so a mixed bag. But before you all head into your three-day weekend, …
Rank this Week: 11

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 12

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • May 31

    April Showers Bring May Flowers and Mosquitoe

    April Showers Bring May Flowers and Mosquitoe
    By Marcia Anderson There is nothing as pleasant as a warm spring day. Flowers are beginning to bloom, tree buds are swelling, and the air is sweet with the smell of spring. Then, you hear the buzz, feel a slight prick, and the spell is gone.…
  • May 27

    This Week in EPA Science

    This Week in EPA Science
    By Kacey Fitzpatrick I’m considering this weekend the unofficial start to summer—after an unusually cold spring here in Washington DC, it’s finally time to switch to iced coffee! This weekend, kick off the summer with your…
  • May 27

    An Important Milestone for Secure Carbon Dioxide Storage

    An Important Milestone for Secure Carbon Dioxide Storage
    By Joe Goffman If we are to address climate change effectively, we need to reduce emissions of the carbon pollution that is causing our earth to warm, leading to far-reaching impacts upon our health and environment. One strategy that can…
Rank this Week: 13

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 30

    New on LLRX – Law Firm Libraries Cannot Simply Be A Service…It Must Be A Strategic Partner

    New on LLRX – Law Firm Libraries Cannot Simply Be A Service…It Must Be A Strategic Partner
    Via LLRX.com – Law Firm Libraries Cannot Simply Be A Service…It Must Be A Strategic Partner Greg Lambert speaks to fellow Law Librarians, Knowledge Managers and law firm info pros from a pro-active position as he addresses the…
  • May 30

    The Urban Agenda for the EU: European cities get their say in EU policy making

    The Urban Agenda for the EU: European cities get their say in EU policy making
    News release: “Today, the informal Ministerial meeting on urban matters agreed on the “Pact of Amsterdam”, which sets out the principles of the Urban Agenda for the EU. Today, the Commission is taking part in the informal…
  • May 30

    The New York Time Equilar 200 Highest Paid CEO-Ranking

    The New York Time Equilar 200 Highest Paid CEO-Ranking
    “The New York Times recently published its coverage of the Equilar 200 Highest-Paid CEO Rankings, an analysis of the top paid CEOs at public U.S. companies with at least $1 billion in fiscal year-end market cap. Over the past nine…
Rank this Week: 14

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: 15

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/
  • May 27

    Checking Email Like Playing the Slot

    Checking Email Like Playing the Slot
    Seems checking mail provides the same “intermittent variable rewards” that addicts folks to slot machines. That insight, and several others, comes from How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and…
  • May 26

    Of Kurdish House Gardens and Modernity

    Of Kurdish House Gardens and Modernity
    An article on the 6000-year history of Kurdish gardens cites my Habermas article for its alleged account of Habermas’s modernization theory. Modernization Theory and House Garden Transformation; Erbil City as Case Study, is jointly…
  • May 25

    My New Paper May Make Some of My Friends Angry

    My New Paper May Make Some of My Friends Angry
    Building Privacy into the Infrastructure: Towards a New Identity Management Architecture comes to what I fear some of my friends in the privacy community will find to be an unacceptable conclusion. I’ll be presenting it at the Privacy…
Rank this Week: 16

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
  • May 25

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Cruson v. Missoula Electric Cooperative

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Cruson v. Missoula Electric Cooperative
    CIVIL – DAMAGES DA 15-0330, 2016 MT 125N, JON G. CRUSON, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MISSOULA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC., Defendant and Appellant.
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of Y.G.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of Y.G.
    CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0646, 2016 MT 124N, IN THE MATTER OF: Y.G., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Welty

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Welty
    CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0451, 2016 MT 123N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIAN WELTY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 17

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 18

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: 19

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 20

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
  • May 26

    CFP: Legal Information Review Journal

    CFP: Legal Information Review Journal
    The Legal Information Review is now accepting submissions on a rolling basis for its second volume. The journal encourages submissions of applied or theoretical work on the intersection of law librarianship and...
  • May 26

    CFP: SRIBE Legal Workshop — London, UK

    CFP: SRIBE Legal Workshop — London, UK
    The University of Surrey, Brunel University of London and NEMODE are accepting submissions for the SRIBE Legal Workshop entitled To Score and to Protect? Credit Risk Analysis using Big and Open Data...
  • May 23

    CFP: The Constitution in an Era of Increasing Inequality — AALS mtg — San Francisco, CA

    CFP: The Constitution in an Era of Increasing Inequality — AALS mtg — San Francisco, CA
    The AALS Sections on Constitutional Law and Poverty Law invite paper submissions for their joint panel, The Constitution in an Era of Increasing Inequality, at the AALS Annual Meeting (Jan....
Rank this Week: 22

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • May 23

    Elderly Woman Killed in La Habra Car Accident

    Elderly Woman Killed in La Habra Car Accident
    Ching Fong Liu, 82, was killed in a car accident in La Habra the night of May 19, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Arbolita Drive. Officers…
  • May 17

    Driver Killed in Orange DUI Crash

    Driver Killed in Orange DUI Crash
    One person was killed in a fiery car crash in Orange, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal car accident occurred the night of May 12, 2016 at the…
  • May 5

    Garden Grove Marine Killed in Rollover Crash

    Garden Grove Marine Killed in Rollover Crash
    Robert Telles Jr., 25, a U.S. Marine was killed in a rollover crash in Orange the morning of May 4, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal rollover crash occurred on the northbound 57 Freeway near the…
Rank this Week: 21

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • May 30

    Geo-blocking and the conflict of laws: ships that pass in the night?

    Geo-blocking and the conflict of laws: ships that pass in the night?
    On 25 May 2016, the European Commission presented its long-awaited proposal for a regulation on addressing geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers’ nationality, place of residence or place of establishment…
  • May 29

    General Principles of European Private International Law (book)

    General Principles of European Private International Law (book)
    Many thanks to Dr Eva Lein, Herbert Smith Freehills Senior Research Fellow in Private International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, who has shared this information and provided the link below.  Are there…
  • May 28

    The Proposed Revision of the Posting Directive (paper)

    The Proposed Revision of the Posting Directive (paper)
    Veerle Van Den Eeckhout has written a working paper version of an article on the Proposed  Revision of the Posting Directive.  The working paper, in Dutch, is entitled “Toepasselijk arbeidsrecht bij…
Rank this Week: 24

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 30

    “Cities Rushing To Restrict Airbnb Are About To Discover They’re Violating Key Internet Law”

    “Cities Rushing To Restrict Airbnb Are About To Discover They’re Violating Key Internet Law”
    Some localities intent on regulating room sharing don’t seem fully aware that “federal law — specifically CDA 230 — prevents any laws that look to hold internet platforms liable for the actions of their users.”…
  • May 30

    Yet more on champerty, maintenance, and media liability

    Yet more on champerty, maintenance, and media liability
    Davey Alba and Jennifer Chaussee at Wired quote me on Peter Thiel’s financing of the Hulk Hogan lawsuit as part of a campaign to take down Gawker Media (earlier here, here). The episode, which follows Frank VanderSloot’s…
  • May 29

    Quaker Oats sends cease/desist to actual Quaker

    Quaker Oats sends cease/desist to actual Quaker
    Making the rounds, on Mental Floss and elsewhere, a story of how an overzealous lawyer for the Quaker Oats company sent a cease/desist letter to the Quaker Oaks (that’s “Oaks”) Christmas Tree Farm in Visalia, California, led…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 26

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
  • May 27

    Want to Cut Violence Against Our Communities? Decriminalize Sex Work.

    Want to Cut Violence Against Our Communities? Decriminalize Sex Work.
    What’s the cost to our communities of outlawing sex work? Amnesty International’s new reports lead off with a brutal list of consequences: “Beatings. Rape. Harassment. Forced HIV testing. Exploitation. Extortion. Forced…
  • May 27

    El Salvador – Maria Teresa thanks supporters after release from jail

    El Salvador – Maria Teresa thanks supporters after release from jail
    On 20 May 2016, Maria Teresa Rivera was finally freed from prison in El Salvador after a judge dismissed the charges against her. In 2011, she had been given a 40-year sentence after suffering a miscarriage. Thousands of people across the…
  • May 24

    Azerbaijan: Khadija, On Your Birthday, You Are Not Alone!

    Azerbaijan: Khadija, On Your Birthday, You Are Not Alone!
    Renowned investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova turns forty on Friday, May 27, celebrating her birthday for the second consecutive year in Baku’s Kurdukhani jail. Please join Amnesty International in wishing Khadija a happy…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 28

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: 29

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
  • May 6

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor

    What Can You Do About a Judgment Lien from an Out-of-Business Creditor
    What can you do about a judgment lien filed against you by a creditor or debt buyer that is now out of business? Law firms like Mann, Bracken that have closed down, filed bankruptcy themselves, or otherwise disappeared still appear as…
  • Apr 24

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!

    The Reverse Mortgage. What You Need To Know!
    There is a familiar expression:  “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions!” I’d like to think that the individuals that came up with the concept of the reverse mortgage had good intentions.  The reality…
  • Apr 21

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case

    Timing in Bankruptcy Case
    As in lots of things, timing can be everything.  Timing is important in music, comedy, athletics, you name it. Timing can be very important in a bankruptcy case, too.  There can be multiple reasons for filing bankruptcy sooner as…
Rank this Week: 30

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 31

    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case

    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case
    Access today's ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court in an argued case: Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. delivered the opinion of the Court in Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co., No. 15-290. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy issued a concurring…
  • May 31

    Access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court

    Access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court
    Access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: At this link. The Court granted review in one new case. In Johnson v. Lee, No. 15-789, the Court issued a per curiam decision summarily reversing the judgment of the U.S. Court of Appeals…
  • May 30

    "Why It's Nearly Impossible for Prisoners to Sue Prisons"

    "Why It's Nearly Impossible for Prisoners to Sue Prisons"
    "Why It's Nearly Impossible for Prisoners to Sue Prisons": Rachel Poser has this post online today at The New Yorker.
Rank this Week: 32

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • May 31

    Supreme Court Denies Rehearing After Affirming $30 Million Bench Verdict

    Supreme Court Denies Rehearing After Affirming $30 Million Bench Verdict
    On Thursday a divided Mississippi Supreme Court denied rehearing in the State v. Sandoz, Inc. average wholesale price case. The case was an appeal from a $30 million bench verdict in Rankin County.The verdict included $3,750,000 in punitive…
  • May 27

    Mississippi Legal Icons Pa

    Mississippi Legal Icons Pa
    Two icons in the Mississippi legal community are no longer with us with the passing this week of Judge Marcus Gordon and famed attorney Gene Tullos of Smith County. Here is a Jerry Mitchell Clarion-Ledger article on the passing of Judge…
  • May 25

    May Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    May Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the May 2016 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $59,000 verdict- Harrison County breach of contract case (2/19/16); $600 verdict- DeSoto County car wreck case (3/17/16); defense verdict- DeSoto County medical…
Rank this Week: 31

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • May 31

    Nine Tips for China Licensing

    Nine Tips for China Licensing
    When one of our China lawyers is contacted to “draft a contract” we usually must first determine whether it is time to draft the contract or not. For example, if a client wants us to draft an OEM Agreement to have its widgets…
  • May 30

    China Trademarks: A Youth Movement Gone Awry

    China Trademarks: A Youth Movement Gone Awry
    Jack Weinberg, a student activist at UC Berkeley during the 60s, is famous for coining the phrase “Don’t trust anyone over 30.” He’d be singing a different tune today if his work involved protecting his client’s…
  • May 28

    Copyright Takedowns in China, Part V: Will Notice and Takedown Mean The End of Online Anonymity?

    Copyright Takedowns in China, Part V: Will Notice and Takedown Mean The End of Online Anonymity?
    This is the fifth in our series about online copyright takedowns in China. In Copyright Takedowns in China, we provided a general summary of the regulations that establish the takedown procedures. These regulations enable enforcement of…
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
  • May 26

    How to Stop Employees From Stealing

    How to Stop Employees From Stealing
    It might be hard to believe, but each and every day companies are losing money because they not only give employees opportunities to steal, they encourage it. How? By not providing adequate oversight. A clerk, for example, sees that an error…
  • May 23

    Pyramid Legalization Act of 2016

    Pyramid Legalization Act of 2016
    A new bill is making its way through Congress, and it’s titled “Anti-Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2016.” What’s it all about? It is an attempt by the Direct Selling Association and multi-level marketing companies…
  • May 17

    Fighting Fraud With Proactive Prevention Technique

    Fighting Fraud With Proactive Prevention Technique
    Companies devote significant time and money to the task of making sure that their customers don’t steal from them. But how much time do they spend considering the risk that their own employees are stealing from them? That risk is great,…
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: 33

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 31

    Supreme Court rules Army Corps of Engineers' decision can be appealed

    Supreme Court rules Army Corps of Engineers' decision can be appealed
    The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Tuesday in United States Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co., Inc. [SCOTUSblog materials] that the Corps’ determination that a property contains waters protected by the…
  • May 30

    HRW calls for fair adjudication in trial of former Côte d’Ivoire first lady

    HRW calls for fair adjudication in trial of former Côte d’Ivoire first lady
    Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] expressed confidence [HRW report] on Monday that former first lady Simone Gbagbo’s upcoming trial in Côte d’Ivoire for crimes against humanity could be a “pivotal moment for…
  • May 30

    Senegal court sentences Chad ex-ruler to life in prison

    Senegal court sentences Chad ex-ruler to life in prison
    [JURIST] A court in Senegal convicted former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré [BBC profile] of crimes against humanity committed during his rule from 1982 to 1990 and sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday. He was found guilty…
Rank this Week: 36

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 31

    The Ganias 13, Or Why Evidence Is Forever

    The Ganias 13, Or Why Evidence Is Forever
    In the en banc majority opinion, the name “Kerr” appeared 13 times. That’s why. The underlying dispute harkens back to the Magistrate’s Revolt, where some mags refused to sign off on warrants for computers because the…
  • May 31

    The Prisoners’ Dilemma: The Exhaustion of Exhausting Remedie

    The Prisoners’ Dilemma: The Exhaustion of Exhausting Remedie
    In the context of the debate over finality in habeas challenges to convictions, Judge Richard Kopf let on to a little inside baseball in the backroom of the federal courthouse. Habeas corpus cases attacking the decisions of state courts…
  • May 30

    Memorial Day 2016

    Memorial Day 2016
    My Memorial Day post from last year pretty much covered it. No need to repeat myself. Copyright © 2007-2016 Simple Justice NY, LLC This feed is for personal, non-commercial and Newstex use only. The use of this feed anywhere else…
Rank this Week: 37

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • May 31

    Is Marital Trust Overrated?

    Is Marital Trust Overrated?
    A second very interesting presentation from the International Family Law Scholars conference I attended last week was Jill Hasday's presentation on her forthcoming book about deception. I had not really thought about it before, but deception,…
  • May 31

    So, What Exactly is the ABF?

    So, What Exactly is the ABF?
    Thanks to Sarah and Howard for re-inviting me to post about the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Many PrawfsBlawg readers may already know what the ABF is and what it does, but since I became the new ABF Director back in the fall, I’ve…
  • May 30

    Veep, S5E6

    Veep, S5E6
    More small developments as the season moves towards the inevitable vote in the House. Selina must choose two failing banks to bail out and picks one of them because it is based in Illinois, a state she needs. The show still has her treating…
Rank this Week: 39

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 44

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • May 26

    More and more Listeria Sunflower Kernels Recalled

    More and more Listeria Sunflower Kernels Recalled
    J. Dannemiller Co. is recalling SunOpta 50# bags and 30# cases of roasted sunflower kernels roasted and salted, and sunflower kernels roasted no salt because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria. The recalled Sun Opta…
  • May 23

    More Sunflower Kernels Recalled

    More Sunflower Kernels Recalled
    FIRST SOURCE of Tonawanda, NY, is recalling the following items because they have the potential to be contaminated with  Listeria monocytogenes: 15 LBS Alpine Valley Fitness Mix with lot code BD 161021 15 LBS Alpine Valley Yogurt…
  • May 23

    Organic Pastures Dairy Recalls Raw Milk Due to Salmonella

    Organic Pastures Dairy Recalls Raw Milk Due to Salmonella
    Raw milk and cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County with a code date of June 1, 2016 is the subject of a statewide recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Jones.  The…
Rank this Week: 40

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • May 19

    Final Rule Regarding Expansion of the Functionality of the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal

    Final Rule Regarding Expansion of the Functionality of the Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal
    On May 17, 2016, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule, specifying the timeline and process for expansion of the current Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Portal. The Final Rule, entitled Medicare…
  • May 13

    Purdue Pharma Should Have to Supplement MSA

    Purdue Pharma Should Have to Supplement MSA
    On May 11, 2016, Circuit Judge Steven Coms in Pike County, Kentucky, ruled to unseal records related to a 2007 suit brought by the State’s Attorney General against OxyContin manufacturer Perdue Pharma. The suit was settled in December…
  • May 11

    Humana Stretches Boundaries of MSP Private Cause of Action Again

    Humana Stretches Boundaries of MSP Private Cause of Action Again
    In the Fourth Circuit, Humana is currently pursuing reimbursement from the attorneys representing a passenger in a motor vehicle action under the persons in receipt of settlement funds provision of the MSP in yet another attempt to get the…
Rank this Week: 42

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: 41

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

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

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

    Memorial Day 2009

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

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

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

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 43

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: 49