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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/
  • Jul 28

    Media Goes Off-Message on Donald Trump

    Media Goes Off-Message on Donald Trump
    Donald Trump has had an easy time of it in the media thus far. Yesterday, something he didn't expect popped up. What actually happened is not up for discussion here. First, none of us were there, and more importantly, I have no interest…
  • Jul 28

    John Oliver Takes on Mandatory Minimum Sentence

    John Oliver Takes on Mandatory Minimum Sentence
    Great segment by John Oliver on mandatory minimum sentences. Ridiculously long sentences are not a great deterrent to crime. Prison sentences are a lot like p*nises: if they're used correctly, even a short one can do the trick." …
  • Jul 27

    Monday Open Thread

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

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Former real estate developer Roger Pollock pleads guilty to bank fraud

    Former real estate developer Roger Pollock pleads guilty to bank fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Real estate developer and Lake Oswego resident Roger Pollock agreed to a plea deal last week in connection with federal bank fraud charges relating to a loan he obtained for the construction of an office building on A…
  • Jul 28

    Ex-real estate agent once again defending himself at trial

    Ex-real estate agent once again defending himself at trial
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. For the third time in three years, a former real estate agent is defending himself at trial in a mortgage fraud scheme federal prosecutors allege defrauded lending institutions out of more than $24 million. Brett…
  • Jul 28

    New Jersey Fraudster Gets Two Year

    New Jersey Fraudster Gets Two Year
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kenneth Sweetman, 34, Nutley, New Jersey, was sentenced to 24 months in prison for his role in a massive mortgage fraud scheme involving multiple properties in Elizabeth, New Jersey.  Sweetman previously pleaded…
Rank this Week: 3

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 4

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Jul 28

    Lawyerly Lairs: Patent Litigator Leaves The Pierre, Selling $23 Million Apartment

    Lawyerly Lairs: Patent Litigator Leaves The Pierre, Selling $23 Million Apartment
    Patent litigation isn't as lucrative as it used to be, but those who were around for the glory days did very, very well for themselves.
  • Jul 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.28.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.28.15
    * "Bueller... Bueller..." Richard Hsu chats with Ben Stein. [Hsu Untied] * NFL deflates Tom Brady's hopes of playing a full season. [Redline] * Can a public defender really handle 700 cases a year? Spoiler alert: No. [Mother Jones] * About a…
  • Jul 28

    Getting Zimbabwe To Prosecute Walter Palmer Will Be Tricky

    Getting Zimbabwe To Prosecute Walter Palmer Will Be Tricky
    The complicated relationship between Zimbabwe and America will help Walter Palmer escape justice.
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 5

    How was your 4th?

    How was your 4th?
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Jeffrey: So it's the 4th of July once again. How do you feel about it? I'm sitting at home alone and feeling like an outsider. I don't…
  • Jul 5

    FL - American Horror

    FL - American Horror
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Mike: Megan's law is a sickening display of American law. After finding myself "tricked" by the state of Florida into becoming a…
  • Jul 5

    SC - WHERE LOOKS AND LIES CAN TAKE YOU

    SC - WHERE LOOKS AND LIES CAN TAKE YOU
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Charles Farabee: I'm Charles Farabee, and I'm a sex offender in South Carolina. I moved to Clinton South Carolina in 1996 from…
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Jul 28

    "CLEAN STREETS = CLEAN BEACHES"

    "CLEAN STREETS = CLEAN BEACHES"
    Clean Streets = Clean Beaches” Anti-littering Campaign Launches in Coney Island Educational Initiative Aims to Improve Cleanliness and Aesthetics of City Beaches by Reducing Littering on Streets and in Parks Summer Youth…
  • Jul 28

    NOT LIKING SOCIALISTS

    NOT LIKING SOCIALISTS
    In U.S., Socialist Presidential Candidates Least Appealing by Justin McCarthy Story Highlights More than nine in 10 would vote for a Catholic, black, or woman Ninety-one percent would vote for a Jewish or Hispanic…
  • Jul 28

    HIV & CHOLESTEROL

    HIV & CHOLESTEROL
    Cholesterol metabolism in immune cells linked to HIV progression Findings may lead to novel strategies to control HIV infection NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Lower levels of cholesterol in certain immune cells--a…
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 28

    China court allows first pollution suit under new law

    China court allows first pollution suit under new law
    China’s Qingdao Maritime Court on Monday ruled that a lawsuit against ConocoPhillips China and China National Offshore Oil [corporate websites] for a 2011 oil spill can proceed. The suit was brought by China Biodiversity Conservation…
  • Jul 28

    US, Turkey outline plan for Syria refugee 'safe zone'

    US, Turkey outline plan for Syria refugee 'safe zone'
    [JURIST] The US State Department [official website] said [press briefing, text] Monday that the US and Turkey have agreed to establish a ‘safe zone’ for Syrian refugees fleeing the Islamic State (IS) [JURIST backgrounder] by. The…
  • Jul 28

    State Department upgrades Cuba, Malaysia in annual human trafficking report

    State Department upgrades Cuba, Malaysia in annual human trafficking report
    [JURIST] The US State Department [official website] on Monday released [statement, text] released the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) [report, PDF]. The report upgraded Malaysia and Cuba from the “Tier 3 Watch List” [2014…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Same-sex marriage ruling put into formal effect

    Same-sex marriage ruling put into formal effect
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued the final order in the same-sex marriage cases, a document which formally puts that decision into effect.  The four-page order can be read here. Although the Court issued its ruling on June 26,…
  • Jul 28

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On July 29 at 1 p.m. the State & Local Legal Center will host a webinar on the recently ended Term’s police cases.  The discussion will feature Melissa Arbus Sherry and David Salmons. On September 16 at 7:00 p.m., Justice…
  • Jul 27

    Symposium: Does “one person, one vote” really mean what it says?

    Symposium: Does “one person, one vote” really mean what it says?
    Evenwel v. Abbott may wind up being the most important voting case in sixty years. Its political ramifications could rival those of Reynolds v. Sims, the 1964 case that established the principle of “one person, one vote” under the…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Jul 27

    Juan Cole Says ISIL is Doomed

    Juan Cole Says ISIL is Doomed
    Juan Cole identifies the Top Six Signs ISIL/ Daesh is Doomed. His blog, Informed Comment, has a good track record on the Middle East, so I tend to think it’s more reliable than my daily scare sheet. Here’s how he … Continue…
  • Jul 22

    Time for Your Annual Privacy Checkup

    Time for Your Annual Privacy Checkup
    Privacy Checkup – My Account – Google
  • Jul 20

    Into the SOUPS

    Into the SOUPS
    I’m off to Ottawa for the 2nd Annual Privacy Personas and Segmentation (PPS) Workshop which is being held in conjunction with the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS). The organizers selected me to give the keynote for the…
Rank this Week: 12

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jul 28

    Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure

    Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure
    "Making these safes smart...has actually drastically reduced the security of something that was fairly safe to begin with." The post Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jul 27

    The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected

    The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected
    The spy agency will cease using the existing records by November 29, after which they will be destroyed once pending lawsuits have ended. The post The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jul 27

    Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone

    Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone
    The most secure computers in the world may not be secure from this new infiltration technique. The post Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 14

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
  • Jul 19

    3rd Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange – Dartmouth, MA

    3rd Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange – Dartmouth, MA
    The University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth School of Law hosts its Third Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange October 16, 2015, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration is limited and opens August...
  • Jul 19

    CFP: Intellectual Property in International and European Law

    CFP: Intellectual Property in International and European Law
    The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law invites submissions for its upcoming Special Issue (82nd edition) on ‘Intellectual Property in International and European Law’. With technological advancement…
  • Jul 19

    CFP: European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review

    CFP: European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review
    The  European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law (EPPPL) Review invites contributions to upcoming issues. Facing severe budgetary restraints, the modern State has to balance rising demands for transparency and...
Rank this Week: 13

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

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/
  • Jul 27

    Is it really this easy?

    Is it really this easy?
    Florida lawyer and veteran blogger, Rick Georges (@rickgeorges) says there’s no magic formula for getting on page one of the Google search results.  No, you can’t game the Google system. The best way to get on Page…
  • Jul 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Retirement in America, LexisNexis, Patent Reform

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Retirement in America, LexisNexis, Patent Reform
    To those who don’t work in the legal world, the idea of legal texts—laws themselves, really—being copyrighted sounds a little weird. But that’s standard fare here. Max Kennerly has a great piece on the subject today.…
  • Jul 26

    Can blogs and social media help provide access to legal services?

    Can blogs and social media help provide access to legal services?
    I first heard about Michigan State University College of Law’s Center for Legal Innovation (LegalRnD) while back at Michigan State for a two day blog and social media workshop last month. Dan Linna (@danlinna), assistant dean for career…
Rank this Week: 16

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: 17

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
  • Jul 22

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of R.M.W.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of R.M.W.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0082, 2015 MT 207N, IN THE MATTER OF R.M.W., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • Jul 22

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Spinks v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Spinks v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 14-0662, 2015 MT 206N, BRIAN SPINKS, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Defendant and Appellee.
  • Jul 22

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Barton

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Barton
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0507, 2015 MT 205N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: MINDY BARTON, Petitioner and Appellee, v. JOHN BARTON, Respondent and…
Rank this Week: 18

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 19

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 28

    Bloomberg on tort “lead generators”

    Bloomberg on tort “lead generators”
    Missed this a couple of months back: how click-and-sue lead generators use Facebook, Big Data and call centers in India to rustle up plaintiffs for mass tort law firms [Bloomberg] Tags: chasing clients, Facebook, pharmaceuticals Bloomberg on…
  • Jul 27

    “Jdate Sues Competitor Jewish Dating App For Using The Letter ‘J'”

    “Jdate Sues Competitor Jewish Dating App For Using The Letter ‘J'”
    “Jdate’s parent company, Spark Networks, discreetly filed a lawsuit late last year against Jswipe, the ‘Tinder for Jews’ dating app, claiming intellectual property over the letter “J” within the Jewish…
  • Jul 27

    Bring Your Own Device legal exposure

    Bring Your Own Device legal exposure
    Businesses have grown dependent on the practice of employees’ using their own mobile devices in the workplace and for work. Yet the legal complications are rising, including a California appellate decision that “reaffirmed…
Rank this Week: 20

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Jul 24

    It’s Time for Chile to Change Its Restrictive Abortion Law

    It’s Time for Chile to Change Its Restrictive Abortion Law
    By Leah Schmidt, Identity and Discrimination Unit, Amnesty International USA In July 2013, an 11-year-old girl became pregnant after having been raped repeatedly for two years by her stepfather. However, ending the pregnancy was not an option…
  • Jul 22

    The U.S. Has 1 Day Left to Answer for This Man’s American Torture Story — in the Inter-American Commission on Human Right

    The U.S. Has 1 Day Left to Answer for This Man’s American Torture Story — in the Inter-American Commission on Human Right
    By Kimie Matsuo Time is running out on another opportunity for the United States to do the right thing by Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi, who is allegedly languishing in solitary confinement at Guantánamo after suffering torture and…
  • Jul 21

    Your moment is our movement: “I decided to be the voice”

    Your moment is our movement: “I decided to be the voice”
    Congratulations to the ‪#‎YourMomentOurMovement winner of the week: Julia Myron! Julia is an Amnesty International member from Houston, Texas. This is her moment: “The moment I saw police brutality in Nigeria and the fear and…
Rank this Week: 22

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 28

    Mom Throws Dream Party for Personal Injury Lawyer-Obsessed Toddler

    Mom Throws Dream Party for Personal Injury Lawyer-Obsessed Toddler
    For her son's second birthday party, Louisiana mother L'erin Dobra chose a theme that captured the little boy's most passionate interest: New Orleans personal injury lawyer Morris Bart.
  • Jul 28

    Citizens United Loses Bid to Conceal Donors from New York Attorney General

    Citizens United Loses Bid to Conceal Donors from New York Attorney General
    A federal judge in Manhattan rejected a bid by the conservative advocacy group Citizens United to stop New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman from requiring that charities disclose to him their major donors.
  • Jul 28

    Lawyers Squabble Over $81 Million in Fees for Tech Wage Suit

    Lawyers Squabble Over $81 Million in Fees for Tech Wage Suit
    Attorneys for tech workers who claimed four big tech companies colluded to suppress wages are squabbling over the division of the legal fees in the $415 million settlement.
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

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/
Rank this Week: 26

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 27

    Paper – Development of a Cross Institutional Digital Repository

    Paper – Development of a Cross Institutional Digital Repository
    Development of a Cross Institutional Digital Repository. Maggie Farrell, Dean of Libraries, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, US. Submitted on: 27.07.2015 (Note: Until July 2015, Maggie was the Dean of Libraries at the University…
  • Jul 27

    Statement by the ODNI on Retention of Data Collected Under Section 215 of USA PATRIOT Act

    Statement by the ODNI on Retention of Data Collected Under Section 215 of USA PATRIOT Act
    July 27, 2015: “On June 29, 2015, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court approved the Government’s application to resume the Section 215 bulk telephony metadata program pursuant to the USA FREEDOM Act’s 180-day…
  • Jul 27

    Report – Trafficking in Persons Report 2015

    Report – Trafficking in Persons Report 2015
    “This year’s Report places a special emphasis on human trafficking in the global marketplace. It highlights the hidden risks that workers may encounter when seeking employment and the steps that governments and businesses can take…
Rank this Week: 27

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 28

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jul 28

    Hickman: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown

    Hickman: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown
    TaxProf Blog op-ed: Altera Corp. & Subs. v. Commissioner: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown, by Kristin Hickman (Minnesota): Since the Supreme Court decided the Mayo Foundation case in 2011, the government has done everything…
  • Jul 28

    Boston College Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

    Boston College Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof
    Boston College Law School: BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL expects to make two faculty appointments in fields that might include constitutional law and/or taxation. Hiring rank would be dependent on the background and experience of the applicant.…
  • Jul 28

    More On Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan

    More On Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan
    Following up on Sunday's post, Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan: Hoover Institution: Hillary Clinton’s Upside Down Tax Reforms, by Richard A. Epstein (NYU) Human Events: Hillary’s Inconceivably Stupid Capital-Gains Tax Scheme, by…
Rank this Week: 29

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 30

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jul 28

    Spelman College, Bill Cosby, and Mutual Intent in Pledge

    Spelman College, Bill Cosby, and Mutual Intent in Pledge
    Spelman College’s decision to terminate a $20 million program supported by Bill Cosby, embroiled in allegations of drug-related seduction, reminds us that donors and recipients mutually depend on good behavior  and shared…
  • Jul 27

    Strange State Constitutional Provision

    Strange State Constitutional Provision
    I’m reading through state bills of rights as part of my book research, so this may become a regular series.  Let’s start with Article One, Section 2b of the New Jersey Constitution, which states: “The people reserve…
  • Jul 27

    From Our Friends at University of Alabama Law School: Position Announcement

    From Our Friends at University of Alabama Law School: Position Announcement
    The University of Alabama School of Law anticipates making at least two tenured or tenure-track appointments to its faculty, to begin in the 2016-2017 academic year. The Faculty Appointments Committee seeks applications from entry-level…
Rank this Week: 32

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Jul 28

    Risk Management and the Board of Director

    Risk Management and the Board of Director
    Introduction Overview Corporate risk taking and the monitoring of risks have continued to remain front and center in the minds of boards of directors, legislators and the media, fueled by the powerful mix of continuing worldwide financial…
  • Jul 28

    Court of Chancery Upholds Customary Release in Spin-Off Transaction

    Court of Chancery Upholds Customary Release in Spin-Off Transaction
    The Delaware Court of Chancery last week validated a release of liability that extinguished certain claims a recently spun-off company may have had against its former parent and its directors. In re AbbVie Inc. Stockholder Derivative…
  • Jul 28

    Binding Spincos to Parent Obligations Requires Specificity

    Binding Spincos to Parent Obligations Requires Specificity
    In Miramar Police Officers’ Retirement Plan v. Murdoch [1] the Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed plaintiff’s claims, refusing to hold that an “unambiguous” boilerplate successors and assigns clause operated to bind…
Rank this Week: 31

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 33

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 28

    Five Things Bitcoin Users Should Remember

    Five Things Bitcoin Users Should Remember
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued notice 2014-21 which stipulates that bitcoins will be treated as property instead of currency for tax purposes. There a five estate planning traps that people should watch out for when handling…
  • Jul 28

    Vincent Lambert Case Fuels French Right-To-Die Debate

    Vincent Lambert Case Fuels French Right-To-Die Debate
    An emotional right-to-die case is fueling a major debate in France over the issue of death with dignity. Vincent Lambert is a former psychiatric nurse who became tetraplegic after suffering in a horrible car accident seven years ago. He is...
  • Jul 28

    Article On Uniform Fiduciary Access To Digital Assets Act

    Article On Uniform Fiduciary Access To Digital Assets Act
    Karin Prangley (Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.) recently published an article entitled, War and PEAC in Digital Assets: The Providers' PEAC Act Wages War with UFADAA, 29 Probate & Property 4 (July/August 2015). Provided below is an…
Rank this Week: 34

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #77: An Interview with Bruce Andrew

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #77: An Interview with Bruce Andrew
    Our guest for episode 77 is Bruce Andrews, the deputy secretary of the Commerce Department. Alan Cohn and I pepper Bruce with questions about export controls on cybersecurity technology, stopping commercial cyberespionage, the future of the…
  • Jul 28

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    NATO ambassadors met in Brussels today to discuss Turkey’s security situation: In response to a series of terror attacks within its borders, Turkey “has begun firing against... Islamic State positions in Syria, as well as...…
  • Jul 28

    NSA Will Destroy Section 215 Record

    NSA Will Destroy Section 215 Record
    According to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the National Security Agency will no longer access the historical metadata collected under Section 215 after the 180-day transition period authorized under the USA…
Rank this Week: 39

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 28

    Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Search Cost

    Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Search Cost
    Jose Luis Moraga-Gonzalez (University of Groningen) and Matthijs R. Wildenbeest (Erasmus University Rotterdam) are estimating Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Search Costs. ABSTRACT: In a recent paper Hong and Shum [2006. Using price…
  • Jul 28

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle JUL-15(2)Summer 2015, Volume 7 Number 2

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle JUL-15(2)Summer 2015, Volume 7 Number 2
    Antitrust Antipasto David Balto, James Kovacs, Jul 24, 2015 Healthcare Merger Antitrust Review: Increased Scrutiny for Any Provider Merger Comments (0) 12 41 Whereas previously the focus of the Commission and other enforcement agencies has…
  • Jul 28

    Incentives for Process Innovations Under Discrete Structural Alternatives of Competition Policy

    Incentives for Process Innovations Under Discrete Structural Alternatives of Competition Policy
    Andrey E Shastitko and Alexander Kurdin (National Research University Higher School of Economics) explore Incentives for Process Innovations Under Discrete Structural Alternatives of Competition Policy. ABSTRACT: This study analyses the…
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Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Dudziak Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance

    Dudziak Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance
    [We’re delighted to report that LHB Founder Mary L. Dudziak will be the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress.  Here is the LC press release.]Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced…
  • Jul 27

    Brophy on Antislavery Women and the American Jurisprudence

    Brophy on Antislavery Women and the American Jurisprudence
    Alfred L. Brophy, University of North Carolina School of Law, has posted Antislavery Women and the Origins of American Jurisprudence, which is forthcoming in the Texas Law Review.“Antislavery Women and the Origins of American…
  • Jul 26

    On Cover Design

    On Cover Design
    This summer finds me in the final stages of my first book, titled States of Dependency: Welfare, Rights, and American Governance, 1935-1972. I hope to blog regularly in the coming months about the last steps in the publishing process and what…
Rank this Week: 38

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Texas and Wisconsin Cyclospora Linked to Mexican Cilantro

    Texas and Wisconsin Cyclospora Linked to Mexican Cilantro
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state public health officials have identified annually recurring outbreaks (in 2012, 2013, and 2014) of cyclosporiasis in the United States, which... Continue Reading
  • Jul 27

    Hamburger Month – a Bit(e) of History

    Hamburger Month – a Bit(e) of History
    Lucky Peach asked me to give a differing perspective on “Hamburger Month.”  Now you know why I am seldom asked to dinner. Attorney Bill Marler has won more than $600... Continue Reading
  • Jul 26

    Visit Food Safety News Booth at IAFP and Win Poisoned

    Visit Food Safety News Booth at IAFP and Win Poisoned
    If you are attending the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Conference in Portland this week, be sure to visit the Food Safety News (nearly 1,000,000 unique visitors per month)... Continue Reading
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Rainmaker Lawyer Blog

Rainmaker Lawyer Blog

Covers business strategy for law firms, legal marketing, attorney business development, law firm marketing plans, and work/life balance for attorneys. By David Lorenzo.

http://www.rainmakerlawyer.com/site/index/
  • Jul 20

    Announcement From Dave Lorenzo: New Video Show

    Announcement From Dave Lorenzo: New Video Show
    I’m posting this article to introduce you to something new I’m sure you will find valuable.   A few weeks ago I launched a new daily business video show to help lawyers and business leaders make a great living and live a…
  • Jul 11

    We Have Moved

    We Have Moved
    Attorneys: Please join us for new content updated every day at Valtimax.com We still help attorneys make a great living and live a great life® We are just doing it in a new place. Our New Name is Valtimax Consulting. Come visit…
  • Jan 24

    New Development Experiences from Dave Lorenzo

    New Development Experiences from Dave Lorenzo
    We are excited to announce two outstanding new development experiences with Dave Lorenzo.Valtimax Revenue Revolution This full day seminar is designed to help you boost your law firm revenue in just one day. Join Dave Lorenzo as he presents…
Rank this Week: 35

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jul 28

    State Department 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report

    State Department 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report
    The U.S. Department of State has released the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report. "This year’s Report places a special emphasis on human trafficking in the global marketplace. It highlights the hidden risks that workers may encounter…
  • Jul 27

    Federal Court Finds California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Violated Title VII

    Federal Court Finds California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Violated Title VII
    Last week, a federal court in San Francisco ruled that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (“CDCR”) and the California State Personnel Board (“SPB”) violated federal civil rights law by denying employment to…
  • Jul 27

    Incarcerated Children and Mothers Denied Due Proce

    Incarcerated Children and Mothers Denied Due Proce
    Today, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), the American Immigration Council, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) called Immigration and…
Rank this Week: 41

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
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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…
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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/
  • Jul 28

    Weingast on Adam Smith on the Persistence of Slavery

    Weingast on Adam Smith on the Persistence of Slavery
    Barry R. Weingast (Stanford University, Department of Political Science) has posted Adam Smith's Theory of the Persistence of Slavery and its Abolition in Western Europe on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Adam Smith made two positive claims about…
  • Jul 28

    Conference Announcement: eneral Principles of Law: European and Comparative Perspectives at Oxford

    Conference Announcement: eneral Principles of Law: European and Comparative Perspectives at Oxford
    Institute of European and Comparative Law General Principles of Law: European and Comparative Perspectives Celebrating 20 Years of the Institute of European and Comparative Law Friday 25-26 September 2015 St Anne's College Oxford and the…
  • Jul 28

    Duff & Marshall on Two Harm Principles & Criminalization

    Duff & Marshall on Two Harm Principles & Criminalization
    R. A. Duff (University of Minnesota Law School; University of Stirling - Department of Philosophy) & S. E. Marshall (University of Stirling) have posted ‘Abstract Endangerment,’ Two Harm Principles, and Two Routes to Criminalization…
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California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

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

    Woman Killed In Mission Viejo Motorcycle Accident

    Woman Killed In Mission Viejo Motorcycle Accident
    Monica Castorena, 29, was killed in a Mission Viejo motorcycle accident early morning on July 25, 2015. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash between a Toyota Prius and a Kawasaki motorcycle occurred at the…
  • Jul 24

    Toddler Falls To Her Death In Anaheim Hotel

    Toddler Falls To Her Death In Anaheim Hotel
    Stephanie Martinez, 3, of Las Vegas, fell five stories to her death at an Anaheim hotel while on a Disneyland vacation with her family. The incident occurred the evening of July 20, 2015 at the Embassy Suites in the 3100 block of East…
  • Jul 20

    Deadly California Bus Crash Spurs Safety Mandate

    Deadly California Bus Crash Spurs Safety Mandate
    A California state lawmaker has proposed sweeping bus safety reforms recommended by federal officials who investigated a fiery bus crash in Northern California that killed eight people including five Los Angeles area high school students who…
Rank this Week: 46

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jul 27

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr
    Shocked and saddened to read that U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander William Kuebler died from cancer on July 17, at age 44. (photo credit) Bill’s representation of Omar Khadr, born in Canada and seized by U.S. forces in an Afghanistan…
  • Jul 26

    Trade & Development

    Trade & Development
    President Obama’s current trip to East Africa (Kenya and Ethiopia) and the recent extension of the African Growth & Opportunities Act (AGOA) are an opportunity to ponder the tenuous link that, without sound domestic policies, exists…
  • Jul 23

    U.S. Marriage Equality Decision Highlights Disparity in Forced Marriage Asylum Adjudication

    U.S. Marriage Equality Decision Highlights Disparity in Forced Marriage Asylum Adjudication
    After the recent Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, which struck down bans on same-sex marriage, many news and social media outlets focused on the closing paragraph in the majority’s opinion, in which Justice Kennedy…
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