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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/
  • Jan 15

    SNL Cold Open and Open Thread

    SNL Cold Open and Open Thread
    Alec Baldwin has so many funny lines and faces in last night's SNL cold open. Enjoy. This is an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jan 15

    Tuning Out Donald Trump

    Tuning Out Donald Trump
    Adam Gopnik in the New Yorker writes on the Music Donald Trump Can't Hear. He has a point. There is no song to describe UnPresident Elect Donald Trump because he has no music in his soul. The emotional state he triggers in so many of…
  • Jan 14

    Saturday Open Thread: No Inauguration News Here

    Saturday Open Thread: No Inauguration News Here
    In the "things I am not reporting on and couldn't care less about" department: UnPresident Elect Donald Trump's inauguration. I'm going to do other things and put up a few open threads until its over. After that, I will do my best to... [[…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Former Newspaper Publisher Indicted in $10M Mortgage Fraud

    Former Newspaper Publisher Indicted in $10M Mortgage Fraud
    Marco Laureti, 45, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, and Felix Mostelac, 44, Miami Beach, Florida, were charged by Indictment with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution, and multiple counts of wire…
  • Jan 14

    Accountant Sentenced to Two Years in Maryland Straw Buyer Scheme

    Accountant Sentenced to Two Years in Maryland Straw Buyer Scheme
    Cecil Sylvester Chester, 70, Mitchellville, Maryland was sentenced to two years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a mortgage fraud scheme involving the fraudulent purchase of seven properties in…
  • Jan 13

    Jury Finds California Woman Guilty of Making False Statements on Loan Application

    Jury Finds California Woman Guilty of Making False Statements on Loan Application
    Dianna F. Woods, 59, Citrus Heights, California, was found guilty after a four–day trial, a federal jury found day of four counts of making false statements on loan applications. According to evidence presented at trial, Woods was a…
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

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/
  • Jan 15

    IN MEMORIAM: ROBERT FEDER

    IN MEMORIAM: ROBERT FEDER
    We are sorry to report the passing of Robert Feder, founding partner of Cuddy & Feder LLP, whose principal office is in White Plains. Bob was probably the most prominent real estate lawyer in Westchester County for over 4…
  • Jan 14

    OFFICER LIED ABOUT STABBING?

    OFFICER LIED ABOUT STABBING?
    Family of Mohamed Bah, man fatally shot by police, urges DOJ to prosecute cop who admitted he never stabbed him Hawa Bah, the mother of Mohamed Bah, calls on U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara to open a federal investigation into her…
  • Jan 13

    QUTUB MINAR

    QUTUB MINAR
    Foreign entry fee: Rs 500 @ Delhi, India
Rank this Week: 5

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: 6

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: 7

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 8

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: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Gordon v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 16-673 Issues: (1) Whether a federal official may retroactively ratify an ultra vires government action when: (a) no federal official was authorized to…
  • Jan 13

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman Goodyear Tire v. Haeger Endrew F. v. Douglas City School District…
  • Jan 13

    Court adds 16 new cases to its merits docket (Expanded)

    Court adds 16 new cases to its merits docket (Expanded)
    Update at 4:36 p.m.,  January 13: This post has been expanded to include summaries of all the cases the court agreed today to review. Last week the justices held their first private conference of 2017. They did not grant any cases from…
Rank this Week: 10

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: 11

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    Salmonella Risk in Twinkies?

    Salmonella Risk in Twinkies?
    Hostess Brands, L.L.C. on Jan. 9 issued a voluntary recall for its Holiday White Peppermint Hostess Twinkies, which are sold in multipack boxes. The action was taken “out of an... Continue Reading
  • Dec 31

    Marler Clark is Moving in January

    Marler Clark is Moving in January
  • Dec 29

    Raw Camel Milk Can Not Be Sold Across State line

    Raw Camel Milk Can Not Be Sold Across State line
    Food Safety News reports that a Missouri dairy owner is on notice from the FDA for selling unpasteurized, raw camel milk in interstate commerce, with the agency discounting the dairyman’s... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 12

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 13

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 14

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: 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/
  • Jan 14

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture
    David Weinberger has a theory: My conspiracy theory: The purported dossier on Trump says the Russians have been cultivating him for five years. Suppose they were pressuring him to run. As a true patriot, Trump knew how disastrous it would…
  • Jan 12

    The New Tilt Against China

    The New Tilt Against China
    Surely someone has noted by now that the first corollary of a putative Trump tilt towards Putin’s Russia is a tilt against China?  For just as Kissinger and Nixon opened relations with China as a counterweight to the USSR, so…
  • Jan 12

    Foreign-Born American

    Foreign-Born American
    I live in a place where 51.7% of the population was born in another country. But I know that is not typical. I had in fact vaguely imagined that in much of the rest of the US the overall fraction … Continue reading → The post…
Rank this Week: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 15

    The incoming US Congress’s powers to overturn regulations of the previous administration

    The incoming US Congress’s powers to overturn regulations of the previous administration
    Document via the European Parliament – The incoming US Congress’s powers to overturn regulations of the previous administration, 13-01-2017 “During the election campaign, President-elect Donald Trump stated his intention to…
  • Jan 15

    A New Focus on Law Firm Cybersecurity

    A New Focus on Law Firm Cybersecurity
    A New Focus on Law Firm Cybersecurity – Daniel Garrie January 11, 2017. “Law firms have long held a hallowed position in the corporate world, as the preeminent keeper of confidences. But the frequency with which law firms are…
  • Jan 15

    Law School Case Study: UC-Hastings’ Startup Legal Garage

    Law School Case Study: UC-Hastings’ Startup Legal Garage
    “In Thomson Reuters’ examination of methods that modern law schools can use to help enable their students to become more “practice ready,” we identified four law schools already integrating practice-ready skills into…
Rank this Week: 17

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jan 15

    Palestine leader warns President-Elect Trump against moving embassy to Jerusalem

    Palestine leader warns President-Elect Trump against moving embassy to Jerusalem
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in a recent letter, warned [Independent article] President-Elect Trump against moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Specifically, Abbas said the move would have a “disastrous impact on the…
  • Jan 15

    Philippines President threatens martial law to combat drug problem

    Philippines President threatens martial law to combat drug problem
    The Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday said he plans to declare martial law [Reuters report] if the country’s drug problem becomes “very virulent.” Duterte, who recently called reports that he intended to…
  • Jan 15

    Former Haiti coup leader pleads not guilty to US drug charge

    Former Haiti coup leader pleads not guilty to US drug charge
    Former Haitian coup leader Guy Philippe pleaded not guilty [BBC report] on Friday to charges of drug trafficking and money laundering in the Federal Court for the Southern District of Florida [official website]. Philippe was arrested on…
Rank this Week: 19

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 11

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017
    Mundel v. Farmers DA 16-0326 2017 MT 6N 1/10/2017 Rada et al. v. Dubrul et al. DA 16-0379 2017 MT 5N 1/10/2017 State v. J. Miller DA 16-0270 2017 MT 4N 1/10/2017 Mulroy v. Morgan Pierce DA 16-0141 2017 MT 3 1/10/2017
  • Jan 4

    OPINIONS – January 3, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 3, 2017
    Cahill v. Papa s Cabin DA 16-0192 2017 MT 2N Civil – Injunction Matter of D.L.B. DA 15-0489 2017 MT 1 Civil – Commitment-Mental Illne
  • Dec 28

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION – December 28, 2016

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION – December 28, 2016
    USA BLM v. Korman DA 16-0019 2016 MT 351N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication
Rank this Week: 18

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: 20

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jan 15

    “Engineer who fell asleep sues Metro-North over derailment”

    “Engineer who fell asleep sues Metro-North over derailment”
    “An engineer who fell asleep at the controls of a Metro-North train and caused a derailment that killed four people in New York City sued the railroad… saying its negligence and carelessness led to the accident” [CBS News,…
  • Jan 14

    Medical roundup

    Medical roundup
    U.K.: “People who have 2 or 3 drinks a night will be sent for liver scans under plans to crack down on ‘heavy drinking'” [Katie Gibbons, The Times via Christopher Snowdon, who comments: “The line between healthcare and…
  • Jan 13

    About that “Trump and the Russian law firm of the year” story

    About that “Trump and the Russian law firm of the year” story
    You’ve probably seen the “Donald Trump represented on ethics issue by Russian law firm of the year” story. And if you paid it only fleeting attention, you may not have recognized it as a classic instance of outrage clickbait…
Rank this Week: 21

South Florida Lawyers

South Florida Lawyers

Devoted to the civil litigators of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class.

http://southfloridalawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 13

    SFL Friday -- Embroid Me!

    SFL Friday -- Embroid Me!
    Could this possibly be true?Specializing in “embroidery, garment printing, custom apparel, promotional products, screen printing and personalized gifts at more than 300 resource centers throughout the United States, Canada and…
  • Jan 13

    Miami Attorney Ramon Manuel Rodriguez Charged With Ethical Misconduct By Florida Bar

    Miami Attorney Ramon Manuel Rodriguez Charged With Ethical Misconduct By Florida Bar
    The Florida Bar's push for civility is welcomed, and judging from this article apparently the Bar has a strategy that starts with weeding out those it convicts as bad apples.From the DBR:The Florida Bar has brought ethics charges against…
  • Jan 11

    3d DCA Watch -- Dear Nice Foreclosure Counsel: We Don't Mean You!

    3d DCA Watch -- Dear Nice Foreclosure Counsel: We Don't Mean You!
    Interesting part concurrence/dissent from Judge Salter on a residential mortgage foreclosure case seemingly birthed in the bowels of hail:In the present case, I cannot agree that the trial court abused its discretion in denying the…
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Jan 10

    Loss and Failure Rates in Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

    Loss and Failure Rates in Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)
    More than 99% of people lose money in multi-level marketing (MLM). In Chapter 7 of Dr. Jon Taylor’s book, The Case (For and) Against Multi-Level Marketing, he details the failure rates of participants in multi-lievel marketing…
  • Jan 4

    Myth of Retail Sales in Multi-Level Marketing

    Myth of Retail Sales in Multi-Level Marketing
    Multi-level marketing companies (MLMs) like to refer to themselves as “Direct Sales” companies, because this puts the focus on the sale of the product or service, and takes focus off the business of recruiting. I’ve been…
  • Dec 27

    Comparing MLM and Corporate America

    Comparing MLM and Corporate America
    Fans of multi-level marketing (MLM) often say that it is just like corporate America! There are levels of employees and managers… Corporate America is a pyramid and MLm is no different. That’s a faulty analysis. When I call MLM a…
Rank this Week: 22

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: 24

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: 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

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 15

    Tignino: Water During and After Armed Conflict

    Tignino: Water During and After Armed Conflict
    Mara Tignino (Univ. of Geneva - Law) has published Water During and After Armed Conflicts: What Protection in International Law? (Brill 2016). Here's the abstract:In The Protection of Water During and After Armed Conflicts: What Protection in…
  • Jan 15

    Call for Submissions: SIEL/JIEL/OUP Prize for an Essay in International Economic Law

    Call for Submissions: SIEL/JIEL/OUP Prize for an Essay in International Economic Law
    The Society of International Economic Law, the Journal of International Economic Law, and Oxford University Press award a prize for the best essay submitted on any topic in any field of international economic law. The submission deadline has…
  • Jan 15

    Call for Papers: South Asia International Economic Law Network

    Call for Papers: South Asia International Economic Law Network
    The South Asia International Economic Law Network has issued a call for papers for its inaugural conference, to be held April 29-30, 2017, in New Delhi and at the Jindal Global Law School in Sonipat. The call is here.
Rank this Week: 28

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Jan 7

    California’s top court to decide whether planned speed-up in executions is legal

    California’s top court to decide whether planned speed-up in executions is legal
    Elisabeth Semel quoted by Los Angeles Times, Jan. 8, 2017 “The court can only handle a certain number of these cases a year,” Semel said. At the pace envisioned by Proposition 66, the court would have little time to decide civil…
  • Jan 6

    Berkeley dispensary off the hook after 3 years in litigation

    Berkeley dispensary off the hook after 3 years in litigation
    Robert Berring quoted by Northern California Record, Jan. 7, 2017 “I would say that this deal is a signal that things are going to get better,” Berring said in The Daily Californian interview.
  • Jan 6

    Prominent prisoners’ supporters pin pardon hopes on Obama

    Prominent prisoners’ supporters pin pardon hopes on Obama
    Jesse Choper quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 7, 2017 “If they put people in jail for that, they wouldn’t have any room in the jails,” said Jesse Choper, a UC Berkeley law professor who supports Siegelman’s…
Rank this Week: 27

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 31

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jan 13

    E.U. Starts to Ponder Whether Future Robots Could Have Legal Right

    E.U. Starts to Ponder Whether Future Robots Could Have Legal Right
    The idea a Roomba possessing legal rights may be preposterous. But as robots get smarter and more human-like, the question of recognizing the legal status of “electronic persons” could be taken more seriously. At least in…
  • Jan 13

    AM Roundup: New Scrutiny of Clinton Probe

    AM Roundup: New Scrutiny of Clinton Probe
    Law Blog rounds up the morning’s legal news: Comey’s call:  The Justice Department’s inspector general launched an investigation into how the head of the FBI and his deputy handled probes into Democratic presidential…
  • Jan 12

    SpongeBob and Krusty Krab Prevail in Real-Life Trademark Battle

    SpongeBob and Krusty Krab Prevail in Real-Life Trademark Battle
    It’s an underwater restaurant that caters to sea creatures, owned by a penny-pinching crab and exists in a cartoon universe. The Krusty Krab may not be real like or Red Lobster, but its trademark rights are no fiction. A federal…
Rank this Week: 30

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/
  • Jan 12

    Legal tech companies make selling to law firms tough on themselve

    Legal tech companies make selling to law firms tough on themselve
    Many legal tech companies bemoan the difficulties of selling technology to law firms when law firms are so far behind the times. In reality, it’s the legal technology companies which make it tough on themselves by using outdated…
  • Jan 9

    Eloquent and easy blogging software offered as a service

    Eloquent and easy blogging software offered as a service
    The popular publishing platform, Medium announced last week that it was laying off one third of its employees and closing two if its three offices. As expected, the news has generated a lot of discussion. Particularly interesting for LexBlog…
  • Jan 8

    Blogging helps law professors make a name for themselves : AALS

    Blogging helps law professors make a name for themselves : AALS
    Reading  “WTF is AALS,” in an Above The Law post by the Anonymous Law Professor last Tuesday was enough to catch my attention. Turns out AALS is the American Association of Law Schools, an organization I hadn’t…
Rank this Week: 33

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 32

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: 29

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 37

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois civil procedure, the Illinois Wrongful Death Act, medical malpractice and medical device liability. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicago-personal-injury-lawyer-blawg.com
Rank this Week: 39

Central Illinois Paralegal

Central Illinois Paralegal

News, opinions, job postings and continuing legal education information for the Central Illinois paralegal.

http://www.icclaw.net/
  • Jan 11

    Professor Higgins is on Sound Cloud

    Professor Higgins is on Sound Cloud
    Over the years we have seen many developments, many changes, a huge evolution with technology and we’ve tried to adapt with those things while addressing two primary concerns.  First and foremost, we strive to make decisions,…
  • Jan 3

    Congratulations to the 2 New Officers and 7 New Cadets sworn in today at the Peoria Police Department

    Congratulations to the 2 New Officers and 7 New Cadets sworn in today at the Peoria Police Department
    I was honored to be able to congratulate our graduates and students as they were sworn in today as Peoria Police Officers (2) and Cadets (7).  It was a packed house of family and friends who came to witness these individuals take this…
  • Dec 12

    LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL Galesburg, Illinois.

    LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL Galesburg, Illinois.
    Galesburg law firm seeking Legal Assistant/Paralegal.  Candidate must possess excellent organizational/communication skills and proactive work ethic.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office and typing speed of at least 60 wpm. …
Rank this Week: 34

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
  • Jan 11

    The Book: Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimension

    The Book: Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimension
    This book is a collection of papers presented at the 24th traditional conference Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimensions. The conference was organized on 19-21 May 2016 in Portoroz, Slovenija, by the Institute for Commercial…
  • Jan 9

    Brexit Means Brexit, But What Does Brexit Mean? Seminar Serie

    Brexit Means Brexit, But What Does Brexit Mean? Seminar Serie
    The Centre of European Law at King’s College London is running a series of seminars on the meaning of Brexit and its potential impact on different areas of law. It considers the options for the new legal regime between the UK and…
  • Jan 9

    ERA conference “Freezing Bank Accounts Across Europe (and Beyond)”: compte-rendu

    ERA conference “Freezing Bank Accounts Across Europe (and Beyond)”: compte-rendu
    This report has been prepared by Martina Mantovani, research fellow at the MPI Luxembourg. On 1st and 2nd December 2016, the Academy of European Law (ERA) hosted, in Trier, the conference “Freezing Bank Accounts Across Europe (and…
Rank this Week: 36

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jan 9

    Jeffrey Sica: Eleven Customer Complaint

    Jeffrey Sica: Eleven Customer Complaint
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 6, 2017 indicate that former New Jersey-based Comprehensive Asset Management broker/adviser Jeffrey Sica has received several customer disputes and is…
  • Jan 9

    Bambi Holzer: Barred From Acting as a Broker

    Bambi Holzer: Barred From Acting as a Broker
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 5, 2017 indicate that former California-based Newport Coast Securities broker Bambi Holzer has been permanently barred from acting as a broker or…
  • Jan 9

    Eric Snyder Received Twenty Nine Resolved/Pending Complaint

    Eric Snyder Received Twenty Nine Resolved/Pending Complaint
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 6, 2017 indicate that Puerto Rico-based UBS Financial Services broker Eric Snyder has received numerous resolved or pending customer disputes.…
Rank this Week: 38

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: 35

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: 40

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/
  • Jan 14

    California hate crimes registry a bad idea: Guest commentary

    California hate crimes registry a bad idea: Guest commentary
    1-14-17 California: State Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, D-San Fernando, recently introduced legislation that would “establish the California Hate Crimes Registry,” as his office put it. The registry his Assembly Bill 39 envisions would aim…
  • Jan 13

    Rules Committee Votes Down Ban on Legislators Having Sex with Pages and Intern

    Rules Committee Votes Down Ban on Legislators Having Sex with Pages and Intern
    1-13-17 South Dakota: The Joint Legislative Procedure Committee voted 9–5 today to reject a rule barring legislators from having sex with pages and interns. Senator Stace Nelson (R-19/Fulton) offered this amendment to the Joint Rules of…
  • Jan 13

    Texas legislator aims to block sex offenders from getting pen pal

    Texas legislator aims to block sex offenders from getting pen pal
    1-13-17 Texas: A Texas lawmaker is seeking to have sex offenders barred from advertising for pen pals online. State Rep. Matt Shaheen, R-Plano, is pushing a measure requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to impose a rule stopping…
Rank this Week: 41

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 14

    Elie Mystal on the Emoluments Clause (and the Impeachment Power)

    Elie Mystal on the Emoluments Clause (and the Impeachment Power)
    My post-2016 election favorite commentator, Elie Mystal, writes on the Emoluments Clause here. Here he is in November on the Impeachment Power.
  • Jan 13

    Interior Approves Craig Tribal Association’s Land-into-Trust Application

    Interior Approves Craig Tribal Association’s Land-into-Trust Application
    Download(PDF): Press Release Link: Notice in Federal Register Excerpt: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Lawrence S. Roberts, who leads the Office of the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs, today announced…
  • Jan 13

    Staff Attorney-Law Clerk Vacancy with Ho-Chunk Nation

    Staff Attorney-Law Clerk Vacancy with Ho-Chunk Nation
    Ho-Chunk Nation Staff Attorney-Law Clerk Judiciary Branch Black River Falls, WI 54615 Summary: Assist Tribal Court Judges and Supreme Court Justices with legal research and the drafting of opinions in a timely manner while facilitating public…
Rank this Week: 42

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jan 13

    House Judiciary Committee begins session with fewer member

    House Judiciary Committee begins session with fewer member
    The House Judiciary Committee has entered the 2017 General Assembly session with a net reduction of three members.
  • Jan 13

    Rosenstein is Trump’s pick to be deputy attorney general

    Rosenstein is Trump’s pick to be deputy attorney general
    Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. attorney in Baltimore and currently the longest-serving U.S. attorney, is the incoming Trump administration’s pick to become the next deputy attorney general – the second-highest position in the Justice…
  • Jan 13

    Amgen fight over copies of biotech drugs gets high court review

    Amgen fight over copies of biotech drugs gets high court review
    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a dispute that could help clarify the steps needed to get low-cost alternatives to pricey biotechnology drugs on the market. It will be the first time the high court has agreed to interpret a 2010…
Rank this Week: 43

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
  • Jan 5

    Trump’s CIA Pick Must Disavow Torture – and Commit to Upholding the Law

    Trump’s CIA Pick Must Disavow Torture – and Commit to Upholding the Law
    By Ann Burroughs, Chair of AIUSA’s Board of Directors Donald Trump has made it clear he wants bring back torture. “We should go much stronger than waterboarding,” he said last year, calling it “your minor form”…
  • Dec 16

    Amnesty International: Shareholder Activist

    Amnesty International: Shareholder Activist
    By Simon Billenness, Business and Human Rights Thematic Specialist and Paul Paz y Mino, Andean Countries Specialist Did you know Amnesty International USA is a long-time shareholder activist? This week, Amnesty International USA joined the…
  • Dec 15

    Defending Human Rights & the Trump Administration: The Front Line Moves to Washington, DC

    Defending Human Rights & the Trump Administration: The Front Line Moves to Washington, DC
    Next month Congress will get to interview nominees for the incoming Trump administration. These cabinet nominees are important indicators as to whether his administration will be uphold and protect human rights or whether the inflammatory…
Rank this Week: 49

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 46