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Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli…

Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli Blog

Covers New Jersey elder law and estate planning.

http://www.dvanarelli.com/blog
Rank this Week: 895

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart…

Law Offices of Scott David Stewart Blog

Covers divorce and family law.

http://www.arizonalawgroup.com/Legal-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 7

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona

    How Child Support Is Determined in Arizona
    Child support is usually paid by the noncustodial parent. If parents share custody after divorce, the court usually chooses the parent with the larger income to pay child support. Child support agreements differ from case to case and depend…
  • Jun 30

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?

    Do I Have to Take the Field Sobriety Tests?
    Standardized field sobriety tests or "SFSTs" are used by law enforcement to ascertain whether a driver is intoxicated. All law enforcement agencies throughout the nation have to abide by the same standard of field sobriety testing set by the…
  • Feb 11

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law

    An Overview of Arizona's DUI Law
    In the state of Arizona, there are three major drunk driving statutes: Title 28-1381 – Driving Under the Influence Title 28-1382 – Extreme / Super Extreme DUI Title 28-1383 – Aggravated Driving Under the Influence Title…
Rank this Week: 71

Law People

Law People

Covers associate development, coaching, culture, management, mentoring and succession. By Ronda Muir.

http://www.lawpeopleblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    Emotion at Work: More on Anger, Crying and Gender

    Emotion at Work: More on Anger, Crying and Gender
    We published an entry on “That Old Crying Feeling” in 2011 that won the BlawgWorld Pick of the Week, and generated a lot of hits and discussion about displaying emotions in the office. We noted, among other things, that Michael…
  • Mar 26

    Culture and Competence

    Culture and Competence
    The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown University Law Center and TAGLaw recently published a survey showing the value of their culture to the growth strategies of mid-sized law firms. First, these high-culture…
  • Mar 25

    Migrating to a New Platform

    Migrating to a New Platform
    This blog has outlived its initial platform!  Please bear with us as we migrate to a new one over the next month. Our new look and functions will be worth it.  The Team at Law People Blog
Rank this Week: 415

Law Shucks

Law Shucks

A self-deprecating look at life in and after BigLaw

http://lawshucks.com
  • May 29

    Wrapping Up Dewey

    Wrapping Up Dewey
    Forgive any unintended offense, but as we think about the untimely demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf, we can’t help but think of the 1985 comedic triumph Fletch.
  • May 29

    Wrapping Up Dewey

    Wrapping Up Dewey
    Forgive any unintended offense, but as we think about the untimely demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf, we can’t help but think of the 1985 comedic triumph Fletch. Dr. Joseph Dolan: You know, it’s a shame about [Dewey & LeBoeuf].…
  • May 4

    Get on the Mic, My Man

    Get on the Mic, My Man
    Sorry about the formatting.
Rank this Week: 367

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 746

Law, Politics & Culture

Law, Politics & Culture

Covers social science approaches to law and legal institutions, legal doctrine and legal policy implementation, and profession issues for academics. By Professors Jeff Yates and Andrew Whitford.

http://lawandcourts.com/
  • Apr 23

    Josh Zingher on social group membership and the evolution of political partie

    Josh Zingher on social group membership and the evolution of political partie
    Josh Zingher has posted his paper “An Analysis of the Changing Social Bases of American Political Parties: 1952-2008″ on SSRN. Josh is is a Doctoral Candidate in Political Science at Binghamton University.  His research…
  • Jan 2

    Binge-watching with Obama

    Binge-watching with Obama
    From Margaret Carlson at Bloomberg View: Obama hearted “Cards” just a few weeks ago when he took aside Netflix Inc. Chief Executive Officer Reed Hastings at a White House meeting of technology gurus to discuss problems with…
  • Dec 23

    Do Policy Messengers Matter?

    Do Policy Messengers Matter?
    If you download this paper, it will change your life — I mean, it will if you believe in the whole ‘Butterfly Effect’ phenomenon …. My co-author, Scott Boddery, recently posted our paper “Do Policy Messengers…
Rank this Week: 966

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Apr 30

    The Vexatious Litigant

    The Vexatious Litigant
    Dr. Valery Fabrikant was an unstable, temperamental, and frustrated engineering professor at Concordia University in Montreal when he slaughtered four of his colleagues in 1992. Acting as his own lawyer, he sabotaged his case at trial,…
  • Apr 23

    Family Law Nightmare: Alienated Teens Disappear, Mom Says She Knows Nothing

    Family Law Nightmare: Alienated Teens Disappear, Mom Says She Knows Nothing
    Legal experts say that most spouses settle their matrimonial differences consensually despite resentment and hard feelings that linger, yet for the sake of their children and their sensible desire to avoid court proceedings and the enormous…
  • Apr 17

    Judicial Shaming of Convicted Judge Nixed by Court of Appeal

    Judicial Shaming of Convicted Judge Nixed by Court of Appeal
    As Elton John wrote: “Sorry seems to be the hardest word”, an adage that is certainly true for convicted Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin, who was ordered to deliver a written apology to every judge in the State…
Rank this Week: 532

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/
  • May 3

    The Foreign Policy Essay: Can Terrorists be Scared Straight?

    The Foreign Policy Essay: Can Terrorists be Scared Straight?
    Editor’s Note: Blowhards and wannabes pose a dilemma for domestic counterterrorism. On the one hand, if a fool makes empty threats that he (yes, it’s usually a he) can’t make good on, it seems an overreaction to jail him and…
  • May 2

    The Lawfare Podcast, Episode #121: Striking a Balance—Whistleblowing, Leaks, and Security Secret

    The Lawfare Podcast, Episode #121: Striking a Balance—Whistleblowing, Leaks, and Security Secret
    Last weekend, the New York Times published an article outlining the strength of congressional support for the CIA targeted killing program. In the story, the Times also purported to reveal the identities of three covert CIA operatives who now…
  • May 2

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Don’t forget: the Triple Entente Beer Summit is coming up! On May 7, the cast of characters behind the Lawfare Podcast, the Rational Security Podcast, and the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast will meet at the Washington Firehouse for a…
Rank this Week: 95

LawPundit

LawPundit

Covers law, information technology, intellectual property and new media. By Andis Kaulins.

http://lawpunditblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 183

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • May 1

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right

    Mandatory Vaccines vs. Individual Right
    Credited with saving millions of lives per year, few health programs can boast the success of vaccinations. Even for those who, for health reasons, can’t be inoculated, vaccines provide a type of community immunity by preventing…
  • Apr 17

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'

    The Legal Ethics and Morality of 'Better Call Saul'
    His name is James McGill, but most of us know him as Slipping Jimmy, or Saul Goodman, an ethically conflicted advocate for the unlawful. Making his debut in season two of 'Breaking Bad', actor Bob Odenkirk brought life to his loveably shady…
  • Apr 3

    Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: A Discussion about Gender Equality in Law

    Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: A Discussion about Gender Equality in Law
    In this episode of Lawyer 2 Lawyer, hosts J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi interview Laurel Bellows, former president of the American Bar Association, Renwei Chung, featured columnist and contributor to Above the Law, and Professor Melissa…
Rank this Week: 228

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

Covers law practice management, marketing, technology and legal careers.

http://lawyerist.com
  • May 2

    “[T]he opposite of polite doesn’t require being a total fucking dickwad.”

    “[T]he opposite of polite doesn’t require being a total fucking dickwad.”
    Consider the following comments. The first is an anonymous troll. The second is blogger Dan Hull of What About Paris? a/k/a What About Clients? The subject is a post about civility, written by Jeena Cho, with which both commenters quite…
  • May 1

    How to Keep Track of Your Time

    How to Keep Track of Your Time
    There are plenty of ways to track your time, but there is only one important criteria for picking a tool: pick the one you actually use. Here are the options. How to Keep Track of Your Time was originally published on Lawyerist.
  • Apr 30

    5-Step Legal Marketing Plan, Step 2: Do a SWOT Analysi

    5-Step Legal Marketing Plan, Step 2: Do a SWOT Analysi
    In a SWOT analysis, you identify your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. A SWOT analysis will give you clear picture of what you can do well and what your limitations are. 5-Step Legal Marketing Plan, Step 2: Do a SWOT…
Rank this Week: 268

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. …

Learn Why Bob Kraft's P.I.S.S.D. (Personal Injury, Social Security Disability)

About the ways injured and disabled persons are mistreated by governments and insurance companies.

http://www.pissd.com/
  • May 2

    Unable to Work After a Car Accident? Four Steps to Consider

    Unable to Work After a Car Accident? Four Steps to Consider
    Being in a car accident is not fun for any of the parties involved. There are always high emotions and sometimes there are injuries that leave you without any options. If the accident wasn’t your fault, then there are likely more ways…
  • May 1

    Friday Fun

    Friday Fun
    I’m not clever enough to think of these things, and probably not brave enough to actually try them. Take a look at Fun With Public Statues. The post Friday Fun appeared first on P.I.S.S.D. -- Personal Injury, Social Security Disability.…
  • Apr 30

    Six Signs You Should Pursue A Career In Law

    Six Signs You Should Pursue A Career In Law
    Some people are naturally inclined towards one career path or another. A career in law is no different. While many are innately good at this type of work, with the right amount of patience and effort, almost anyone can pursue a career in law…
Rank this Week: 707

Legal Andrew

Legal Andrew

Law practice and law school tips and information. From Andrew Flusche.

http://www.legalandrew.com
  • May 7

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce

    Avoid Losing your Health Insurance Coverage after Divorce
    Guest post by Scott Morgan Going through a divorce can be a very traumatic experience. You feel like your world is collapsing, so it is hard to think clearly. It is important that you do not lose your health insurance coverage. You never know…
  • Dec 26

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist

    Why I Use Ruby as my Virtual Receptionist
    I’ve written about Ruby Receptionist quite a bit. They handle the overflow calls for my law firm. Some people might say that voicemail is good enough for their business. But here’s why I pay Ruby instead of letting calls go to voicemail:…
  • Oct 9

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer

    Lawyer Pokes the Bear Over Disclaimer
    Richmond lawyer Horace Hunter is fighting the Virginia State Bar on the issue of website disclaimers. Unfortunately, I’ll bet he’s going to lose. (Thanks to Carolyn Elefant for pointing the story out!) According to a Washington Post…
Rank this Week: 163

Legal Blog

Legal Blog

Covers personal injury, trucking acident and product liability law. By Brett A. Burlison.

http://www.burlisonlaw.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Risk of Concussions Reduced With Smaller Soccer Ball

    Risk of Concussions Reduced With Smaller Soccer Ball
    Athletes are at a higher than average risk for a mild traumatic brain injury or concussions due to the nature of their sports and the mechanism of these injuries. And no where is this risk more evident than in youth soccer. So when we read…
  • Sep 6

    Wills And Trusts After A Personal Injury

    Wills And Trusts After A Personal Injury
    When someone suffers a life threatening injury it’s time for them to get their affairs in order. When someone dies and their affairs are not in oder, their loved ones can be burdened by overwhelming tasks and obligations. The New York…
  • Sep 6

    Wills And Trusts After A Personal Injury

    Wills And Trusts After A Personal Injury
    When someone suffers a life threatening injury it’s time for them to get their affairs in order. When someone dies and their affairs are not in oder, their loved ones can be burdened by overwhelming tasks and obligations. The New York…
Rank this Week: 262

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 138

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 500

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • May 3

    Joe Dunn files amended complaint against State Bar of California

    Joe Dunn files amended complaint against State Bar of California
    The complaint is below. Download Dunn FAC
  • May 1

    First Silver, now Skelos: Can Albany Change? Yes, with 7 Reform

    First Silver, now Skelos: Can Albany Change? Yes, with 7 Reform
    The Times reports that the U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan will arrest the New York Senate Speaker, Republican Dean Skelos, next week, along with his son. This come three months after the arrest of the (then) Democratic Speaker of the...
  • May 1

    Access to Justice - keynote address & response

    Access to Justice - keynote address & response
    At today's excellent conference, Reconsidering Access to Justice, my role was to offer comments on a great new paper presented by David Luban. In his paper, David explores the “discourse of optimism,” which he uses to refer to the…
Rank this Week: 399

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • May 1

    Main: Military vows to tackle sexual harassment, misconduct

    Main: Military vows to tackle sexual harassment, misconduct
    The Canadian Armed Forces will act decisively to clamp down on sexual harassment and misconduct after an investigation revealed an underlying sexualized culture that is hostile to women and gays in the armed forces, a top official said on…
  • May 1

    Controversial lawyers Groia and Galati among newly elected bencher

    Controversial lawyers Groia and Galati among newly elected bencher
    Prominent and outspoken lawyers Joseph Groia and Rocco Galati are among the newly elected benchers of the Law Society of Upper Canada. The top vote-getters in this year’s election were Treasurer Janet Minor and incumbent Janet Leiper.…
  • May 1

    Legal news roundup - May 1, 2015

    Legal news roundup - May 1, 2015
    CanadaLoblaws faces class-action lawsuit over collapse of Bangladeshi factory, Canadian PressUniversity student in Quebec faces multiple charges connected to disruption of classes, Canadian PressNova Scotia cyber-bullying law continues to…
Rank this Week: 106

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    The Wall Street Journal has a review by John Fabian Witt of Richard Reeve's Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World War II (Henry Holt & Co.).In the Texas Law Review, Aziz Rana reviews Robert…
  • May 1

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Harold Leventhal, J.A report of the session of the Washington History Seminar, heralded here, devoted to David Armitage and Jo Guldi’s History Manifesto.  Every since my first time as a "dream mentor" in the National Fellowship…
  • May 1

    Tugging on Loose End

    Tugging on Loose End
    I’m delighted to have the opportunity to blog here at Legal History Blog. My thanks to Dan, Karen, and Tomiko for the invitation. The occasion of the invitation is the publication of my book, Forging Rivals: Race, Class, Law, and the…
Rank this Week: 77

Legal Humor Blog

Legal Humor Blog

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.legalhumorblog.com/
  • Mar 20

    Tales from a Tennessee Courtroom

    Tales from a Tennessee Courtroom
    Jake Warner: Auntie, let's have some fun today.
  • Feb 18

    They Really Said It!

    They Really Said It!
    Jake Warner: Auntie, as good as lawyer jokes can be, nothing is ever quite as funny as very stupid -- but very real -- courtroom comments.Auntie Nolo: And the lower the court, the better the humor.
  • Feb 2

    Hard Times Humor

    Hard Times Humor
    Jake Warner: Auntie, what's up?
Rank this Week: 719

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
Rank this Week: 111

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

Features a daily dose of odd cases and strange laws. By Mesirow & Associates.

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • May 2

    Police Officer Detained For What?

    Police Officer Detained For What?
    This case certainly highlights how different cultures can be. As reported at arabtimesonline.com, in Kuwait City … The Undersecretary of the Interior Ministry Lieutenant-General Suleiman Al-Fahd has ordered the detention of a…
  • May 1

    The Power Of The Playboy Bunny

    The Power Of The Playboy Bunny
    It’s just a bunny, right? Wrong, as Elizabeth Johnson, a junior at Gateway High School in Kissimmee, Florida learned. Her crime? She wore sweat pants with a Playboy bunny and the word “Playboy.” The time? Two days of…
  • Apr 30

    You Know How In Football, It’s Common To Keep Running Something Until The Defense Stops It?

    You Know How In Football, It’s Common To Keep Running Something Until The Defense Stops It?
    If you’re having success running the ball, you keep running the ball until the opposing team counters it by, say, putting more men in the box. (Yes, The Juice likes football.) But in life, going back to something that worked is not…
Rank this Week: 176

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 194

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

Covers environmental law and policy. By Berkeley Law and UCLA Law.

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 30

    The Climate Rides Again

    The Climate Rides Again
    Regular readers may remember  Ted Parson’s Legal Planet post about his experience on last year’s NYC-DC Climate Ride. Ted described the ride as “beautiful, hard, and moving.” (Pun possibly intended.) Along with…
  • Apr 29

    California Sets 2030 Climate Emissions Target

    California Sets 2030 Climate Emissions Target
    Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order setting a statewide greenhouse gas emissions target to be achieved by 2030, at 40% below 1990 levels.  It’s an historic announcement that puts California…
  • Apr 27

    Climate Fatigue

    Climate Fatigue
    I gather that people are tired of hearing about climate change.  I’m tired of hearing about climate change, too. Sadly, Nature just doesn’t care  that much about entertaining us.  It’s going to be climate…
Rank this Week: 731

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • May 3

    False Testimony In Family Dispute Not Covered By Litigation Misconduct Rule

    False Testimony In Family Dispute Not Covered By Litigation Misconduct Rule
    A disbarment recommendation was rejected in favor of a remand by the Alaska Supreme Court. The Alaska Bar Association Disciplinary Board recommends disbarment of Deborah Ivy for making false statements as a party to litigation in violation of…
  • May 1

    Last Hope For Justice

    Last Hope For Justice
    The District of Columbia Court of Appeals will face a formidable task in reviewing the execrable Worst Report in its disciplinary history when it hears oral argument on June 3, 2015 in the case of In re Szymkovicz et al....
  • May 1

    Tax Avoidance Advice Suit May Proceed

    Tax Avoidance Advice Suit May Proceed
    Claims by the heirs to the Johnson & Johnson fortune against Proskauer Rose LLP on allegations of fraud, excessive legal fees and unjust enrichment may go forward, according to a decision yesterday by the New York Appellate Division for…
Rank this Week: 430

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • Apr 29

    Senate Teeing Up on Bill Meant for Patent Litigation

    Senate Teeing Up on Bill Meant for Patent Litigation
    In the previous year, the House of Representative set out strong support for patent reform, especially on measures made to cut back on patent suits. Early this year, the House brought back a bill, the Innovation Act, and just this Wednesday,…
  • Apr 29

    SC to Hear Lethal Injection Argument

    SC to Hear Lethal Injection Argument
    Early this week, the United States Supreme Court will listen to arguments regarding Oklahoma’s lethal injection issue, which in the past few years involved the use of a midazolam, a sedative. The issue that Justices faced early this week…
  • Apr 28

    SC Weighing Right to File Lawsuit in Spokeo Case

    SC Weighing Right to File Lawsuit in Spokeo Case
    Early this week, the Supreme Court agreed to hear out a case that may make it a little easier for plaintiffs to enforce class action suits against Internet firms who are in violation of privacy laws and consumer data. The case involves a suit…
Rank this Week: 467

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 830

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • May 1

    CfP & Conference: Empirical Legal Studies–St. Louis, MO

    CfP & Conference: Empirical Legal Studies–St. Louis, MO
    Washington University School of Law and the Center for Empirical Research in the Law will host the 10th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (CELS) on Oct. 30-31, 2015. CELS...
  • May 1

    Savannah Law Review Symposium–Savannah, GA

    Savannah Law Review Symposium–Savannah, GA
    The Savannah Law Review will hold its symposium, called “The Walking Dead,” on Sept. 18-19, 2015. The journal is currently accepting submissions for the symposium and welcomes interdisciplinary submissions from...
  • May 1

    Food & Drug Law Symposium–Washington, DC

    Food & Drug Law Symposium–Washington, DC
    The Food and Drug Law Journal, in conjunction with the Food and Drug Law Institute and the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, will hold a symposium on...
Rank this Week: 23

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida…

Legal Scoop on Southwest Florida Real Estate

Covers real estate and environmental issues in Southwest Florida. By Henderson Franklin.

http://www.legalscoopswflre.com/
  • Apr 9

    How to Pay Twice for Your Construction Project

    How to Pay Twice for Your Construction Project
    I know what you’re thinking. No sensible person would ever pay twice for a construction project. But the following scenario is, unfortunately, an all-too common reality for many property owners: One day, you’re enjoying the view…
  • Apr 2

    Best Practices for Landlord

    Best Practices for Landlord
    Are you a landlord? It’s a good position to be in, whether you’re a commercial landlord or a residential one. You can build equity in real estate and generate cash flow. Who doesn’t like that? As a landlord, you’ve…
  • Mar 6

    What to Expect Following the Sunset of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclose Act

    What to Expect Following the Sunset of the Protecting Tenants at Foreclose Act
    On May 20, 2009, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 (the “Act”). The Act was created during the height of the foreclosure crisis as a temporary measure to protect tenants who entered…
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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/
  • May 3

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Formalism and Instrumentalism

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Formalism and Instrumentalism
    Introduction American law students learn about formalism and instrumentalism early on—although those particular terms may not be introduced explicitly in classroom discussion. Many law students hunger for “black letter law": they are…
  • May 2

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Ideas with Consequences" by Hollis-Brusky

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Ideas with Consequences" by Hollis-Brusky
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Ideas with Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution by Amanda Hollis-Brusky. Here is a description: There are few intellectual movements in modern American political…
  • May 2

    Download of the Week: "The Constitutional Duty to Supervise" by Metzger

    Download of the Week: "The Constitutional Duty to Supervise" by Metzger
    The Download of the Week is The Constitutional Duty to Supervise by Gillian E. Metzger. Here is the abstract: The IRS targets Tea Party organizations’ applications for nonprofit tax-exempt status for special scrutiny. Newly opened online…
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Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 164

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Apr 29

    Law Student Essay Competition on Public Interest Law

    Law Student Essay Competition on Public Interest Law
    The University of Pennsylvania Law Review announced a competition for student-authored submissions for its first annual public-interest essay competition. The author of the first-prize paper will receive $3,000, and the winning article will…
  • Apr 28

    A verse in praise of plain English

    A verse in praise of plain English
    For a light-hearted promotion of plain English, see The Pleading in the March Michigan Bar Journal. The author, Cooley’s Mark Cooney, echoes Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven to describe a judge poring vainly over a complaint with its…
  • Apr 24

    Do You Have an Announcement for the Newsletter for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research?

    Do You Have an Announcement for the Newsletter for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research?
    You can send news of upcoming events, promotions, and conferences to the newsletter for the Association of American Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. Click here. And hey, send us a copy. We can post news here...
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Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 334

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Tesla unveils battery storage system for home, business and utility use–Gizmag.com

    Tesla unveils battery storage system for home, business and utility use–Gizmag.com
    Gizmag.com: The Tesla home battery system hinted at by CEO Elon Musk several months ago has finally been unveiled by Musk himself at the company’s design studio in Hawthorne, California. Dubbed the Powerwall, the stationary…
  • Apr 28

    Fwd: NYS Form RP-5217–Your Comments Sought

    Fwd: NYS Form RP-5217–Your Comments Sought
    Begin forwarded message: From: “Wilson, Mark” <MWilson@NYSBA.ORG> Sent: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 5:08 PM Subject: NYS Form RP-5217   Good Afternoon,    I am writing to county bar leaders and directors for input…
  • Apr 27

    Review: Apple Watch – iPhone J.D.

    Review: Apple Watch – iPhone J.D.
    Jeff Richardson: The Apple Watch is the newest product from Apple.  It requires an iPhone and thus can be viewed as an iPhone accessory, much like you might have Bluetooth headphones that work with your iPhone.  But it has so…
Rank this Week: 314

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Apr 27

    Solar Capacity Per Capita Country Ranking 2014

    Solar Capacity Per Capita Country Ranking 2014
    The IEA has released a short report on solar capacity figures titled “2014 – Snapshot of Global PV Markets“. Page 12 of the report shows this neat table ranking the top 10 solar countries: That’s nice, since it shows…
  • Apr 24

    Alaska Pineapple

    Alaska Pineapple
    Craig Morris writes about recent comments from Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser. Morris takes issue with a comment about Alaska pineapples. According to Kaeser, it makes as much sense to have solar in Germany as to grow pineapples in Alaska. That…
  • Apr 24

    Climate Change Lobbyists Outnumbered

    Climate Change Lobbyists Outnumbered
    Marc Gunther published another very interesting article at the Guardian titled “In Washington, a handful of corporations lobby against climate change”. The article documents that most lobbyists in the United States are opposing…
Rank this Week: 371

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 243

Letters Blogatory

Letters Blogatory

Covers international judicial assistance.

http://lettersblogatory.com/
  • Nov 29

    Case of the Day: Microsoft v. John Doe

    Case of the Day: Microsoft v. John Doe
    The case of the day is Microsoft Corp. v. John Doe (E.D.N.Y. 2012). Microsoft asserted claims against dozens of unknown defendants, the alleged creators, controllers, and users of the “Zeus Botnets” malware, a malicious computer…
  • Nov 28

    Argentina Seeks A Stay from the Second Circuit

    Argentina Seeks A Stay from the Second Circuit
    Argentina has moved for an emergency stay of Judge Griesa’s injunction. As we saw earlier this week, the judge had lifted the stay of his injunction in light of Argentina’s announced intention never to pay the owners of its…
  • Nov 28

    Argentina Seeks A Stay from the Second Circuit

    Argentina Seeks A Stay from the Second Circuit
    Argentina has moved for an emergency stay of Judge Griesa’s injunction. As we saw earlier this week, the judge had lifted the stay of his injunction in light of Argentina’s announced intention never to pay the owners of its…
Rank this Week: 903

Lex Ferenda

Lex Ferenda

Cover cyberlaw, libraries, media and higher education. By Daithí Mac Síthigh.

http://www.lexferenda.com
  • Apr 29

    Remembering Greg Lastowka

    Remembering Greg Lastowka
    I learned yesterday that Prof. Greg Lastowka (Rutgers) died this week at the age of 46. He had been ill for a year. Notices here, here, and here. Greg was a great scholar of law and technology, and his 2010 book Virtual Justice: the new laws…
  • Apr 9

    I think I’m a clone now

    I think I’m a clone now
    Dr. Tom Phillips worked on a CREATe project with me, as a research associate (Dr. Keith M. Johnston was the co-investigator).  Our project on Games and Transmedia dealt with a wide range of issue pertaining to law, business and…
  • Apr 1

    Ubiquitous chipped

    Ubiquitous chipped
    (Edit: updated with better formatting) I’m just returning from a fascinating two-day conference on ‘designing smart cities’ at the University of Strathclyde, chaired by Prof. Lilian Edwards (who is responsible for the…
Rank this Week: 370

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • May 1

    Blog Post: Navajo Mine Expansion Will Help Local Economy, DOI Find

    Blog Post: Navajo Mine Expansion Will Help Local Economy, DOI Find
    A U.S. Department of the Interior agency has determined that not signing off on a Navajo Nation-owned company's coal mine expansion plans would create major adverse economic impacts on the local economy, according to a final environmental…
  • May 1

    Blog Post: A Bipartisan Bill On Energy Policy?

    Blog Post: A Bipartisan Bill On Energy Policy?
    The U.S. Department of Energy's recently released Quadrennial Energy Review spells out policy recommendations that were well-received by industry and have generated optimism among lawmakers for a bipartisan energy bill. However, as summer…
  • May 1

    Blog Post: 4 Steps To A Profitable Brand Protection Program

    Blog Post: 4 Steps To A Profitable Brand Protection Program
    What percentage of your company’s 2014 revenue is attributable to its brand protection program? Did your program improve margins? Did it increase market share? If the answer to any of these is “no” — or worse, “I…
Rank this Week: 517

Lexpeak Immigration

Lexpeak Immigration

Covers US and Canadian immigration law.

http://lexpeakimmig.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    PARENTAL I-130 & I-485Document Checklist

    PARENTAL I-130 &amp; I-485Document Checklist
    Note: This list is for U.S. citizens who are petitioning for their foreign parent/s.qProof of Petitioner’s Statuso   Birth Certificate (U.S.)o   Passport (U.S.)o   Naturalization certificateqG-325A…
  • Feb 27

    GOOD NEWS !!! EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION (EAD) FOR CERTAIN H-4 DEPENDENT SPOUSES

    GOOD NEWS !!! EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION (EAD) FOR CERTAIN H-4 DEPENDENT SPOUSES
    Friends - USCIS has released announcementthat certain H-4 dependent spouses will be eligible to work beginning from May 26, 2015. Those eligible H-4 dependent spouses are:  Who is…
  • Aug 6

    Class Action against Infosys for Discrimination against American Worker

    Class Action against Infosys for Discrimination against American Worker
     It's just ridiculous !! I am not backing Infosys without basis, just look at the facts in the case file here. Basically, the requirement of any job position is known only to the employer. An applicant cannot claim that just because…
Rank this Week: 563

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 729

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 3

    Police groups object to ‘Don’t Shoot’ art piece in Madison

    Police groups object to &lsquo;Don&rsquo;t Shoot&rsquo; art piece in Madison
    “Police advocacy groups in Wisconsin on Friday objected to a painting displayed at the Madison Public Library that shows an African-American boy pointing a toy gun at three riot police officers who have their weapons aimed at the child,…
  • May 3

    Supporting a seamless learning environment

    Supporting a seamless learning environment
    “This week, the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) released new data (pdf) showing that the most powerful demographic predictor of library card ownership is poverty—more than 60 percent of children living below the…
  • May 2

    National Library of Ireland to make parish records digital

    National Library of Ireland to make parish records digital
    “Ireland’s national library will make its massive collection of Catholic parish records accessible for free online starting this summer. The National Library of Ireland announced Wednesday it will be digitizing about 400,000…
Rank this Week: 343

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Covers law foundations of Canadian Law. From McGill University's Neil Wehneman and Erin Morgan.

http://www.lifeofalawstudent.com
  • Jul 11

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou
    I started writing this article the other day for an attorney law blog and realized how silly it sounded. I put in all of the work and then realized that probably everyone knows that sipping on that Red Bull and Vodka isn’t any good…
  • Dec 4

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?
    A court appointed ad litem (often referred to as guardian ad litem in Raleigh) refers to a court-appointed advocate for children involved in court proceedings.  These guardian ad litem volunteers represent the best interests of the child…
  • Nov 26

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill
    You’ve probably seen the shocking videos of de-beaked chickens shoved thirty to a cage at a factory farm, or rats running rampant at a food processing plant. Such things are upsetting to see- but as a member of the public, you…
Rank this Week: 149

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
  • May 1

    3D Printing Medical Device

    3D Printing Medical Device
    This post was written by Colleen Davies, Lisa Baird, Farah Tabibkhoei and Matt Jacobson. The recent news that certain Lowe’s stores will offer customers the ability to custom-make 3D printed items has garnered a lot of attention. But…
  • Apr 29

    Bipartisan Energy & Commerce Committee Leaders Release Updated 21st Century Cures Draft

    Bipartisan Energy &amp; Commerce Committee Leaders Release Updated 21st Century Cures Draft
    This post was written by Deb McCurdy. Today the bipartisan leadership of the House Energy and Commerce Committee released their 2015 version of the 21st Century Cures Act, which is intended to bolster medical discovery, treatment development,…
  • Apr 24

    Amidst Increasing Security Concerns, Medicare to Drop Social Security Numbers from Card

    Amidst Increasing Security Concerns, Medicare to Drop Social Security Numbers from Card
    This post was written by Jennifer Pike. In an effort to combat growing concerns of identity left, President Obama signed into law last week a bill that will require the removal of Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare beneficiary…
Rank this Week: 265

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • May 3

    Out to launch

    Out to launch
    The glamour of the jet age! It can only get better when LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® touches down soon at #INTA2015! pic.twitter.com/aG7AA7YDGT — Likelihood TM Blog (@likely2confuse) May 3, 2015
  • Apr 29

    The deceptively simple process of “trademarking”

    The deceptively simple process of “trademarking”
    Somewhere, some time — I think, perhaps, it was in my contribution to this work, actually — I noted that with the advent of online trademark registrations, it has become deceptively easy to think anyone — just anyone!…
  • Apr 22

    Marco Randazza SLAPPS back

    Marco Randazza SLAPPS back
    Spread the word. If you care about free speech anywhere, spread the word. https://t.co/CofJcTWNVt — Marc J. Randazza (@marcorandazza) April 22, 2015 My brother-from-another-mother Marc Randazza is obsessed these days, and…
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