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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/
  • Apr 1

    Rolling Stones to Tour U.S. This Summer

    Rolling Stones to Tour U.S. This Summer
    If you're in one of these 15 cities, you can see the Rolling Stones in concert this summer. Tickets for all U.S. shows go on sale Monday April 13. If, like me, you aren't in one of those cities, you know what they say: [More...] …
  • Mar 31

    Judy Clarke: How to Save a Life

    Judy Clarke: How to Save a Life
    Vanity Fair has an excellent new profile of Judy Clarke. My favorite line, and it is not an exaggeration: Her record defending the indefensible speaks for itself. Among those who want capital punishment abolished in this country, Judy…
  • Mar 30

    ISIS Releases Dabiq Issue #8

    ISIS Releases Dabiq Issue #8
    Issue #8 of the Islamic State's English magazine, Dabiq, has been released. The cover title says "Shari'ah Alone Will Rule Africa." You can download it here. As with prior issues, the last article is one by British hostage John…
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 31

    Man Admits Defrauding Real Estate Investor

    Man Admits Defrauding Real Estate Investor
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Xue Heu, 38, Modesto, California, pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud in connection with a fraudulent real estate investment scheme wherein he gave investors fraudulent documents, such as grant deeds, HUD-1…
  • Mar 30

    Former Head Teller Sentenced for Fraudulent Loan Scheme

    Former Head Teller Sentenced for Fraudulent Loan Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Teresa Wieringo Humphries, 60, Madison Heights, Virginia, the former head teller of the Lynrocten Credit Union, Lynchburg, Virginia, was sentenced on federal embezzlement charges for her role in a scheme whereby she, and…
  • Mar 30

    Mortgage Fraudster Receives 11 Year Prison Sentence

    Mortgage Fraudster Receives 11 Year Prison Sentence
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jonathan L. Herbert, 36, Lighthouse Point, Florida, was sentenced to 140 months in federal prison for wire fraud concerning his bogus loan modification programs that duped struggling homeowners into sending their mortgage…
Rank this Week: 3

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

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

DealBook

DealBook

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

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

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

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

    Because of one womans jealously over another

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

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

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

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By James: I just received a letter in the mail from my Probation Officer that he has scheduled me for a Lie Detector test/polygraph test in…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Apr 1

    Full-Time Work As A Document Reviewer?

    Full-Time Work As A Document Reviewer?
    There's a way out of the contract attorney life... but is it worth it?
  • Apr 1

    Which Law School Is On The DOE’s Financial Monitoring List?

    Which Law School Is On The DOE’s Financial Monitoring List?
    Only one law school earned the DOE's scrutiny. And it's not the first time this school's been scolded.
  • Apr 1

    Morning Docket: 04.01.15

    Morning Docket: 04.01.15
    * And the law school deans rejoiced! Enrollment is scraping the bottom of the barrel, but applications are only down by 2.9 percent so far this year. If you cross your eyes and squint, you may be able to see some signs of stabilization for…
Rank this Week: 7

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: 8

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 30

    DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road

    DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road
    Nearly 18 months after the Silk Road online drug market was busted by law enforcement, the criminal charges rippling out from the case have now come full circle. The post DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road appeared…
  • Mar 30

    Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum

    Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum
    Over the last year, Reddit’s “dark net markets” discussion forum has grown into one of the central fixtures of the online drug scene. The post Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum appeared first on…
  • Mar 30

    US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for Them

    US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for Them
    A a new document sheds light on the backstory behind the development of the government’s zero-day policy and offers some insight into the motivations for establishing it. The post US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for…
Rank this Week: 9

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    Supreme Court rules on Supremacy Clause and Medicaid compliance

    Supreme Court rules on Supremacy Clause and Medicaid compliance
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled Tuesday in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center [opinion, PDF] that the Supremacy Clause [Cornell LII backgrounder] does not grant a private right of action to file a lawsuit. The court…
  • Mar 31

    Supreme Court hears arguments in patent dispute

    Supreme Court hears arguments in patent dispute
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral arguments in two cases regarding federal patent law on Tuesday. In Commil USA, LLC v Cisco Systems, Inc. [transcript, PDF], the court must decide whether the federal circuit erred in…
  • Mar 31

    Military judge rules medical care adequate for USS Cole bomber to stand trial

    Military judge rules medical care adequate for USS Cole bomber to stand trial
    [JURIST] A US military judge ruled [opinio,n PDF] Monday that authorities at the Guantanamo [JURIST news archive] detention center provide adequate medical care to Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the accused ringleader of the USS Cole bombing…
Rank this Week: 11

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    Yesterday’s decision in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, in which a divided Court held that Medicaid providers do not have a cause of action to challenge a state’s reimbursement rates, garnered considerable coverage and…
  • Apr 1

    Another brief disruption at the Court

    Another brief disruption at the Court
    Five people were taken out of the Supreme Court chamber Wednesday morning after briefly shouting out slogans against the Court’s ruling on campaign finance.  They will be processed and, as Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.,…
  • Apr 1

    Foreclosing equitable relief under Medicaid Act

    Foreclosing equitable relief under Medicaid Act
    It was a big day for equity.  In Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, decided yesterday, the Court concluded that Medicaid providers do not have a cause of action to challenge a state’s reimbursement rates.  While the…
Rank this Week: 12

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

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

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 13

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: 14

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 31

    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an…

    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – OTHER DA 14-0626, 2015 MT 96N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRYCE ALLAN SCHOLZ, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 31

    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an…

    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 14-0473, 2015 MT 95, IN RE PETITION OF MISSOULA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, MISSOULA COUNTY, Petitioner and Appellee, v. BITTERROOT STAR, MISSOULA…
  • Mar 31

    OPINION: State v. Barrick

    OPINION: State v. Barrick
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – CRUELTY TO ANIMALS DA 14-0242, 2015 MT 94, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MICHAEL L. BARRICK, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 15

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: 16

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 31

    Coral Gable Chamber Candidates’ Forum (Part I): Group V

    Coral Gable Chamber Candidates’ Forum (Part I): Group V
    This evening the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosted its candidates’ forum for the upcoming elections on April 14. Group V, which went first, started with a moment of actual drama, and then had another dramatic moment with an…
  • Mar 22

    Legitimation Crisis?

    Legitimation Crisis?
    Looks like a duck…
  • Mar 17

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube
    Coral Gables Commission Candidates Group IV debate held March 16 at 7pm, as recorded by Coral Gables TV.
Rank this Week: 17

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Apr 1

    30 sex offenders could be left without a home in Pinellas County

    30 sex offenders could be left without a home in Pinellas County
    4-1-15 Florida: A tenant-landlord dispute may leave 30 convicted sex offenders without a place to live in Pinellas County. The Palace Mobile Home Park is home to 150 convicted sex offenders. "I had molested my 8-year-old son. I was…
  • Mar 31

    Madison to consider child sex offender residency ordinance

    Madison to consider child sex offender residency ordinance
    What an absolute waste, it is well known these laws protect no one. There only purpose is to make some official look good. 3-31-15 Wisconsin: Madison could prohibit child sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school or community…
  • Mar 31

    Maine sex offender run over after alleged assault attempt, police say

    Maine sex offender run over after alleged assault attempt, police say
    3-31-15 Maine: Police report that James Oliver, 48, of Hampden, suffered a serious leg injury after his girlfriend ran him over with a car when she allegedly caught him attempting to assault a 12-year-old. Police say that a convicted sex…
Rank this Week: 20

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Apr 1

    Sugar - Just Say No

    Sugar - Just Say No
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Apr 1

    Oh, My Aching Back!

    Oh, My Aching Back!
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Mar 31

    Cyber Liability Insurance - Do You Need It?

    Cyber Liability Insurance - Do You Need It?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 19

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 31

    Mobile is the new primetime. Time spent on mobile eclipses TV

    Mobile is the new primetime. Time spent on mobile eclipses TV
    Who could have imagined even a decade ago that consuming media on a phone-like computer device we carried in our pockets or a purse would be more popular than watching television? Well it’s happened. Adweek’s Social Times reported…
  • Mar 31

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Huge EEOC Settlement, Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer, Content Marketing

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Huge EEOC Settlement, Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer, Content Marketing
    Ridesharing drivers are currently classified as independent contractors—it’s really a key cog that makes the whole system run. But should they be? Really, it’s hard to tell, and it doesn’t seem like there’s going…
  • Mar 30

    When in doubt tell yourself the truth

    When in doubt tell yourself the truth
    This from marketer and author, Seth Godin, writing that no matter the amount of external validation nothing can undo the drone of self criticism. You’re beating yourself up so badly that “One little voice in the ether that…
Rank this Week: 21

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 30

    Expert Testimony for Non-Accountant

    Expert Testimony for Non-Accountant
    Testifying is the pinnacle of an expert witness’s work in a case. It may well be the most important part of the expert’s work, as the assistance of a competent financial expert is the key to cases involving economic damages and…
  • Mar 28

    The Devil is in the Details: Lost Profit Calculation

    The Devil is in the Details: Lost Profit Calculation
    Lost profits are a typical element of damage claims in legal actions. They seem fairly straightforward, yet opposing experts can come up with vastly different numbers. Often, the calculations are in fact not straightforward, and the process…
  • Mar 24

    Avoiding Business Opportunity Scams and MLM Scheme

    Avoiding Business Opportunity Scams and MLM Scheme
    Tracy Coenen on CNBC, talking about business opportunity scams and multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes. Consumers beware!
Rank this Week: 22

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: 24

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 31

    Linked Data in Libraries: A Case Study of Harvesting and Sharing Bibliographic Metadata with BIBFRAM

    Linked Data in Libraries: A Case Study of Harvesting and Sharing Bibliographic Metadata with BIBFRAM
    Linked Data in Libraries: A Case Study of Harvesting and Sharing  Bibliographic Metadata with BIBFRAME, Karim Tharani. INFORMATION  TECHNOLOGY  AND  LIBRARIES  |  MARCH  2015 “By  way of a case…
  • Mar 31

    Five years after Deepwater Horizon, wildlife still struggling

    Five years after Deepwater Horizon, wildlife still struggling
    ScienceDaily via National Wildlife Federation – Five years after Deepwater Horizon, wildlife still struggling dolphins dying in high numbers; sea turtles failing to nest, March 31, 2015. “As the five-year anniversary of the…
  • Mar 31

    Homeland Security Appropriations: FY2015 Action in the 114th Congre

    Homeland Security Appropriations: FY2015 Action in the 114th Congre
    CRS – Homeland Security Appropriations: FY2015 Action in the 114th Congress, William L. Painter, Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy. March 16, 2015. “This report provides a brief outline of the FY2015…
Rank this Week: 23

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 31

    CFP & Conference: Creating Excellence in Learning & Teaching–Phoenix, AZ

    CFP & Conference: Creating Excellence in Learning & Teaching–Phoenix, AZ
    Arizona Summit Law School will host a conference called, “Creating Excellence in Learning and Teaching for Today’s Law Students,” on October 2-3, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ. Paper submissions for the...
  • Mar 31

    Call for Contributions: Encyclopedia of Privacy Rights in the Digital Era

    Call for Contributions: Encyclopedia of Privacy Rights in the Digital Era
    Authors are wanted to write entries for the Privacy Rights in the Digital Era: An Encyclopedia. This work is currently in development by Grey House Publishing . The encyclopedia is...
  • Mar 31

    Fair Use in the Digital Age–Seattle, WA

    Fair Use in the Digital Age–Seattle, WA
    The University of Washington School of Law will present Fair Use In The Digital Age: Understanding the Impact of Campbell v. Acuff-Rose‘s “Transformative Use Test” on April 17-18, 2015. This...
Rank this Week: 25

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 31

    Arrested and Beaten for Wearing Trousers: Stop the Public Flogging of Women in Sudan!

    Arrested and Beaten for Wearing Trousers: Stop the Public Flogging of Women in Sudan!
    By Amal Habani, Winner of Amnesty International USA’s 2015 Ginetta Sagan Award In July 2009 when my colleague was arrested and tried for wearing trousers in Khartoum, I could no longer stay silent. Women and girls in Sudan are…
  • Mar 31

    Cesar Chavez: A Birthday Gift

    Cesar Chavez: A Birthday Gift
    By Jesús Canchola Sánchez Cesar Chavez was born on March 31, 1927 in Yuma, Arizona. My grandmother is a year younger than him. She was born in Guanajuato, Mexico. Cesar Chavez and my abuela (grandmother), Beatriz Soto, are a…
  • Mar 30

    Women Get the Short End of the Stick in Iran and Can’t Even Protest

    Women Get the Short End of the Stick in Iran and Can’t Even Protest
    As if it weren’t bad enough. Iranian women face persistent systemic discrimination in terms of family law. New legislation being considered by Iran’s parliament is intended to roll back many of the gains women have made in the…
Rank this Week: 27

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Mar 22

    The Judgments Project Moves On

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

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

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

    Fritz Sturm 13 June 1929 – 14 March 2015

    Fritz Sturm 13 June 1929 – 14 March 2015
    We just received the sad news that Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Fritz Sturm passed away on 14 March 2015. Fritz Sturm was professor emeritus at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and an internationally renowned expert on private international…
Rank this Week: 26

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 1

    Lawmaker seeks ban on home-insurance “breed discrimination”

    Lawmaker seeks ban on home-insurance “breed discrimination”
    Home insurance companies often charge higher premiums to homeowners whose breeds of dog have a bad loss experience, and that practice is unfair and even “ridiculous,” thinks Connecticut lawmaker Brenda Kupchick (R-Fairfield). If…
  • Mar 31

    “No-knock” raids and the Founder

    “No-knock” raids and the Founder
    Radley Balko on the aftermath of a Cambridge, Md. “no-knock” police raid gone very wrong: “if the Fourth Amendment is due to the Founders’ offense at British soldiers forcibly entering homes in daylight hours after…
  • Mar 31

    Food roundup

    Food roundup
    If the law was symbolic, consumers were apparently unswayed by its symbolism: L.A. zoning ban on new freestanding fast-food restaurants had no effect on obesity [The Guardian, NPR, Baylen Linnekin, earlier] More on draft new federal dietary…
Rank this Week: 29

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 1

    The Borders of Human Right

    The Borders of Human Right
    What is the relationship between international human rights law and migration? Though many might assume a simple one – human rights protect migrants – the reality is much more complex, raising profound questions about state…
  • Mar 30

    IntLawGrrls at Oxford

    IntLawGrrls at Oxford
    IntlawGrrls Fiona de Londras and Stephanie Farrior find themselves both spending a sabbatical leave as Visiting Fellows at the University of Oxford, Fiona with the Oxford Human Rights Hub, and Stephanie with Kellogg College. …
  • Mar 27

    The Wallstrom Affair: Je Suis Margot

    The Wallstrom Affair: Je Suis Margot
    I wanted to alert our readers to the Margot Wallstrom Affair –because, most likely, most of our readers have not heard about it.  This is unfortunate because, as a journalist for The Spectator noted, “[i]f the cries of…
Rank this Week: 30

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: 31

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: 32

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Apr 1

    First comprehensive state occupational safety/health standard database

    First comprehensive state occupational safety/health standard database
    A new public safety tool is now available: an online database of state worker health and safety requirements in the 25 states with a federally-approved occupational safety and health enforcement agency. The database was created by Public…
  • Mar 31

    Settlement in currency trading case

    Settlement in currency trading case
    As the New York Times reported earlier this month, The Bank of New York Mellon will pay $714 million to settle accusations that it cheated government pension funds and other investors for more than a decade, federal and state authorities...
  • Mar 31

    Groups seek ban on household products with toxic flame retardant

    Groups seek ban on household products with toxic flame retardant
    From an EarthJustice press release issued this morning: Today, a broad coalition of health, firefighter, consumer and science groups filed a petition asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to ban four categories of consumer…
Rank this Week: 33

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

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

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.

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

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

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

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

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Chapter 7 Junior Mortgage “Lien Strip” Case
    On March 24, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases involving whether a chapter 7 debtor may strip off a second (or any junior) mortgage that is not secured by the home’s actual market value. In Bank of…
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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: 35

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Jon Dressler My Restaurant Hero of the Year

    Jon Dressler My Restaurant Hero of the Year
    Shawn Flynn of KWC News reports that a Charlotte restaurant owner is going on the offensive battling perception and health concern over Hepatitis A. “The restaurant industry is thriving,” said... Continue Reading
  • Mar 30

    LA Star Seafood Shuttered Over Listeria and Botulism Concern

    LA Star Seafood Shuttered Over Listeria and Botulism Concern
    At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a judge has ordered L.A. Star Seafood Company Inc., located in Los Angeles, and its owners, Sima and Sam Goldring,... Continue Reading
  • Mar 27

    Six with Campylobacter Linked to Claravale Farm Raw Milk

    Six with Campylobacter Linked to Claravale Farm Raw Milk
    California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today warned consumers that the consumption of unpasteurized (raw) dairy products may cause serious illness. Six... Continue Reading
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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
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
  • Apr 1

    AM Roundup: Indiana Officials Search for the Right Word

    AM Roundup: Indiana Officials Search for the Right Word
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
  • Mar 31

    Study Casts Doubt on Kantian Link to Bulgarian Law

    Study Casts Doubt on Kantian Link to Bulgarian Law
    Pick up a copy of any law review that you see, and the first article is likely to be, you know, the influence of Immanuel Kant on evidentiary approaches in eighteenth-century Bulgaria, or something, which I'm sure was of great interest to the…
  • Mar 31

    Study Casts Doubt on Kantian Link to Bulgarian Law

    Study Casts Doubt on Kantian Link to Bulgarian Law
    Pick up a copy of any law review that you see, and the first article is likely to be, you know, the influence of Immanuel Kant on evidentiary approaches in eighteenth-century Bulgaria, or something, which I'm sure was of great interest to the…
Rank this Week: 39

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

Focused on Chapter 7 bankruptcy. By Joseph C. McDaniel.

http://www.arizonabankruptcyblog.info/
  • Nov 29

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!
    We tell clients this repeatedly. Why mention this? It's simple: If a creditor (like a bank, for instance) has direct access to your bank account (as banks often do), then you can consider your checking balance dumped into the rancor pit as…
  • Nov 18

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    Jefferson County is suffering, a roughly four billion dollar debt they cannot pay is forcing them to take the road many other cities are already debating: Chapter 9 Bankruptcy.
  • Nov 8

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly
    Wandering around downtown I came across the fabled Occupy Phoenix movement. It's not going as awkwardly as elsewhere, but it's clearly having issues of its own as a group.
Rank this Week: 37

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Court Says Sun Worshipping Atheism Is Not A "Religion"

    Court Says Sun Worshipping Atheism Is Not A "Religion"
    In Copple v. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, (CA App., March 24, 2015), a California appeals court affirmed a trial court decision holding that Sun Worshipping Atheism is not a "religion" for purposes of…
  • Apr 1

    4th Circuit Vacates Trial Court's Abstention In South Carolina Episcopal Diocese Trademark Litigation

    4th Circuit Vacates Trial Court's Abstention In South Carolina Episcopal Diocese Trademark Litigation
    In vonRosenberg v. Lawrence, (4th Cir., March 31, 2015), the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a federal district court's decision that declined to exercise jurisdiction over a trademark infringement case growing out of the…
  • Mar 31

    Arkansas Legislature Passes RFRA Law That Is Broader Than Indiana'

    Arkansas Legislature Passes RFRA Law That Is Broader Than Indiana'
    The Arkansas General Assembly today gave final passage to HB 1228, the Arkansas Religious Freedom Restoration Act (full text) and sent it to Gov. Asa Hutchinson for his signature.  The bill's passage comes as growing controversy…
Rank this Week: 40

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 41

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 1

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for April 1, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for April 1, 2015
    Committee Still Not On Board With Revel AC Proposed Sale… Court Docket: Limited Objection of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors to the Debtors’ Emergency Motion For Entry of an Order Approving the Sale of the…
  • Mar 30

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 31, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 31, 2015
    Court Docket: Karmaloop filed its bankruptcy sale motion and the stalking horse bidder is . . . not Kanye West (it is Comvest Capital as agent for the senior lenders) Bloomberg: RadioShack Judge Extends Hearing With 7,000 Jobs at…
  • Mar 30

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 30, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 30, 2015
    RadioShack Asset Sale Updates… Wall Street Journal (from Friday): RadioShack Bidding War Continues With Salus Offer – Court approval of Standard General bid sought; Salus preparing a new offer Reuters (from…
Rank this Week: 42

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Issue: Virginia Journal of International Law

    New Issue: Virginia Journal of International Law
    The latest issue of the Virginia Journal of International Law (Vol. 55, no. 1, Symposium 2014) is out. Contents include:Symposium: Crossing Borders: Rethinking International DevelopmentHassane Cissé, Crossing Borders in International…
  • Apr 1

    Call for Papers: 4th Law and Boundaries Conference

    Call for Papers: 4th Law and Boundaries Conference
    The Law and Boundaries group has issued a call for papers for the 4th Law and Boundaries Conference, which will be held June 17-18, 2015, at Sciences Po. The call for papers is here. The deadline for proposals is April 17.
  • Apr 1

    New Issue: Revue trimestrielle des droits de l'homme

    New Issue: Revue trimestrielle des droits de l'homme
    The latest issue of the Revue trimestrielle des droits de l'homme (No. 102, April 2015) is out. Contents include:O. De Schutter, L’adhésion de l’Union européenne à la Charte sociale européenne C. Ruet,…
Rank this Week: 46

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 1

    NY Times: Law Schools and Legal Industry Show Signs of Life, Despite Forecasts of Doom

    NY Times: Law Schools and Legal Industry Show Signs of Life, Despite Forecasts of Doom
    New York Times Deal Book: Law Schools and Industry Show Signs of Life, Despite Forecasts of Doom, by Steven Davidoff Solomon (UC-Berkeley): Law school enrollment has plummeted to the lowest level in decades. If a bottom has been reached, is…
  • Apr 1

    Does Professor Who Is Denied Tenure Have The Right To See Student Evaluations Of Her And Her Colleagues?

    Does Professor Who Is Denied Tenure Have The Right To See Student Evaluations Of Her And Her Colleagues?
    Chronicle of Higher Education, Court Battle Over Tenure Denial Centers on Privacy of Student Evaluations: Should the confidentiality shrouding students’ evaluations of college instructors always be protected, even if it might conceal…
  • Apr 1

    Subscribing To TaxProf Blog

    Subscribing To TaxProf Blog
    We offer three ways to have TaxProf Blog content automatically delivered to your computer, tablet, or smart phone: Follow @SoCalTaxProf RSS Feeds: You can subscribe to one of three different feeds to receive TaxProf Blog posts via your RSS…
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Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Mar 31

    Three Injured by Industrial Explosion at National Fleet Services in Detroit, MI

    Three Injured by Industrial Explosion at National Fleet Services in Detroit, MI
    Detroit, MI — Earlier this month, three people were injured (two of them critically) after they were involved in an explosion at the National Fleet Services building in Detroit. The accident happened on Tuesday morning, March 3, 2015 at…
  • Mar 31

    Worker Injured by Construction Accident at Apple Building in Cupertino, CA

    Worker Injured by Construction Accident at Apple Building in Cupertino, CA
    Cupertino, CA — The popular company, Apple Inc., is constructing a large new building off I-280 in Cupertino, and a construction worker was injured in an accident last week. Authorities confirmed recently that a worker at the site was…
  • Mar 31

    Semi-Truck Driver Injured in Major Accident on Sterling Highway in Cooper Landing, AK

    Semi-Truck Driver Injured in Major Accident on Sterling Highway in Cooper Landing, AK
    Anchorage, AK — There was a serious accident on Monday morning (March 30, 2015) in the Cooper Landing area of Alaska (south of Anchorage) that left a semi-truck driver injured. Authorities told the news that a semi-truck driver hauling…
Rank this Week: 44