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Law School at Top Law Student.com

Law School at Top Law Student.com

Information and study techniques for law students.

http://lawstudent.tv
  • Mar 26

    Attorney Advice for Graduating Law Student

    Attorney Advice for Graduating Law Student
    Below please find the transcript from a recent interview regarding hiring with attorney Aaron Hall. Question: What are the best things a law student can do (outside of grades) to appeal to prospective employers?…
  • Mar 26

    Interview with Attorney Aaron Hall

    Interview with Attorney Aaron Hall
    Below please find the transcript from a recent interview regarding hiring with attorney Aaron Hall. Question: What are the best things a law student can do (outside of grades) to appeal to prospective employers?…
  • Aug 15

    Priorities During Your First-Year of Law School

    Priorities During Your First-Year of Law School
      You’ll hear a lot of talk about priorities once you get to law school.  Prioritizing your workload is an important way to stay ahead of the game.  With other students talking about extracurricular activities and summer…
Rank this Week: 606

Law School Labyrinth Blog

Law School Labyrinth Blog

Covers the study and practice of law for pre-law and law school students.

http://www.lawschoollabyrinth.com/blog.html
  • Aug 21

    Socrates and Freddy Krueger

    Socrates and Freddy Krueger
    I’ll never forget the first time I was called on in class.         “Mr. Sedberry, do you think that a party who has sent a purchase order for goods to another party should be required to…
  • Aug 15

    The Secret That's Not A Secret

    The Secret That's Not A Secret
    If you are a freshman or sophomore in college, then close your browser and immediately get back to your studies.  Invest every minute of your available time in achieving the highest possible GPA before worrying about the law…
  • Aug 13

    1L Exam Prep

    1L Exam Prep
    As early in the semester as possible, when you feel like you have at least a grasp of the material, begin to write practice answers to questions. Of course, you will not be substantively equipped to analyze exam fact patterns until well into…
Rank this Week: 917

Law School: Success & Careers

Law School: Success & Careers

Advice, tips and musings regarding law school and life thereafter from a former trial lawyer (and guest bloggers), now Director of Public Service Programs at the North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, NC.

http://lawschoolsuccessandcareers.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 11

    "Clear the Mechanism" -- Concentration is the Key to Study Succe

    "Clear the Mechanism" -- Concentration is the Key to Study Succe
    Are Yankee fans truly this obnoxious? Truly you, jest! :-) In my Twitter profile, I note that I like to draw parallels between life and baseball. I thought that I would include a scene from an old Kevin Costner movie ("For the Love of…
  • Jan 28

    Need a Resume Boost? . . Take a CLE

    Need a Resume Boost? . . Take a CLE
    As I've indicated on many occasions here, and on Twitter, I am a big proponent of students participating in both substantive and social activities in a local bar association.  Cliche though it may be. . "if you want to fish, go where the…
  • Jan 22

    The Lonliness of the Long Distance Solo Practitioner: Staying "Connected"

    The Lonliness of the Long Distance Solo Practitioner: Staying "Connected"
    Part II of the "long distance runner" series The first of the "Long Distance Runner" blog articles The Loneliness of the Long Distance Law Student: Do Study Groups Work Or Not - Your Call was a discussion regarding whether law students…
Rank this Week: 871

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: 429

Law Student Land

Law Student Land

Featuring articles written by law students from across the United States.

http://lawstudentland.com/
  • Aug 18

    Robotics and the Law

    Robotics and the Law
    By Sean Hartlieb, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Class of 2017August 4, 2015Robots that function to serve around the household will one day become available on the open market for such domestic use as the…
  • Apr 15

    Caddy Bibs Subject Of Multi-million Class Action Lawsuit Against PGA Tour

    Caddy Bibs Subject Of Multi-million Class Action Lawsuit Against PGA Tour
    By: Josh Nightingale, Villanova University School of Law Class of 2016April 15, 2015In February, professional caddies filed a federal lawsuit in California against the PGA Tour, seeking millions of dollars in damages on antitrust, breach of…
  • Apr 7

    Batson and Religion

    Batson and Religion
    By Raina J. Wallace, Indiana University Maurer School of Law Class of 2016April 8, 2015While the Supreme Court has decided to remain silent on the matter, courts differ on whether to extend Batson v. Kentucky to peremptory strikes on the…
Rank this Week: 953

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 26

    Rated T for Tobacco: The Impact of Tobacco Imagery on Movie Rating

    Rated T for Tobacco: The Impact of Tobacco Imagery on Movie Rating
    By Alex Bullock Whether you should smoke or not is a personal choice. However, whether smoking is good or bad for your health is not really a matter of opinion (spoiler, it’s bad for you). Smoking is certainly not a habit that we,…
  • Jul 18

    Autopilot Crashed My Car. Who’s Liable?

    Autopilot Crashed My Car. Who’s Liable?
    By Mackenzie Olson Recently, numerous drivers have claimed that their Tesla vehicles have crashed while in autopilot mode. Perhaps most notable was a crash that occurred in Florida, when a 2015 Tesla Model S in autopilot mode failed to apply…
  • Jul 13

    Game of Drone

    Game of Drone
    By Jessy Nations Sometime during the past decade or so we started taking the idea of making robots a part of our everyday lives more seriously. Naturally, we went from joking about making machines serve us by doing our menial chores, to…
Rank this Week: 384

law:/dev/null

law:/dev/null

Musings of a computer scientist turned law student. By T. Greg Doucette.

http://www.lawdevnull.com/
  • Nov 27

    How to Feel Like an Underachiever

    How to Feel Like an Underachiever
    QuietStorm and I worked with this guy when we were all in the Student Senate at NC State. And now he’s in the New York Times: How to Prosecute Abusive Prosecutors By BRANDON BUSKEY | NOV. 27, 2015 WHEN it comes to poor people arrested…
  • Nov 26

    Giving Thanks, 2015 Edition

    Giving Thanks, 2015 Edition
    Greetings from Virginia Beach! 😃 It’s been 6 years (!) since I posted a Thanksgiving entry, reflecting on the things I’m thankful for and where I was in life 1 / 5 / 10 years ago. Taking the time to reflect is something I…
  • Nov 12

    So, that happened…

    So, that happened…
    “I hate everybody.” That’s been a running theme on Facebook as I see things like a GOP-run legislature I helped elect allowing clowns to pay the UNC President nearly a million dollars annually, while so far as I know my own…
Rank this Week: 604

LawBiz Blog - Audio Podcasts

LawBiz Blog - Audio Podcasts

Law practice information and interviews with experts. By Ed Poll.

http://www.lawbizblog.com/articles/audio-podcasts/
  • Feb 3

    More on Pricing Practices for Attorney

    More on Pricing Practices for Attorney
    Toby Brown, a good friend and previous speaker here at LawBiz® Podcast, is a former director of the Utah State Bar and currently the Director of Strategic Pricing & Analytics for Akin Gump, a top 50 AmLaw law firm. Toby is at the…
  • Jan 28

    QuickBooks for Attorney

    QuickBooks for Attorney
    How confident are you that your client trust account is state bar compliant? Do you have monthly financials to review that make sense to you? Are all your billable time and advanced client costs being captured? Annette Fadness provides…
  • Sep 30

    WordRake Editing Software

    WordRake Editing Software
    Gary Kinder is the Founder and Creator of WordRake Editing Software. He is also a lawyer and a New York Times bestselling author who has taught over 1,000 writing programs at the most prestigious law firms in the US. He has dedicated his…
Rank this Week: 841

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

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

    Political Campaigns and Cybersecurity Risk

    Political Campaigns and Cybersecurity Risk
    Long before recent reports on the (very probable) Russian intelligence-led hack of the Democratic National Committee and public exposure of internal emails, political campaigns were already faced with cybersecurity threats. This post offers…
  • Jul 27

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    American intelligence agencies have reached a consensus of “high confidence” that Russia was in fact behind the hacking of 20,000 DNC emails, according to The New York Times. The hack could have been part of “routine…
  • Jul 27

    Rep. Schiff, Sen. Feinstein Call For Response if Russia Behind DNC Hack

    Rep. Schiff, Sen. Feinstein Call For Response if Russia Behind DNC Hack
    Rep. Adam Schiff and Dianne Feinstein have released the following statement regarding the hack of the DNC and subsequent document leak: Urge Administration to Release Intelligence Related to Attack Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam…
Rank this Week: 124

Lawgarithms

Lawgarithms

Issue-spotting the Live Web. Covers blogging, copyright, licenses, privacy, software, syndication and more. By Denise Howell.

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/howell/
  • Nov 16

    Touched by the TSA

    Touched by the TSA
    Stop the security line, I want to get off. And I’m taking my kid with me.
  • Nov 16

    Touched by the TSA

    Touched by the TSA
    Time was when having "the talk" with your kids meant the birds and the bees. Nowadays parents also have to be ready to explain shoe- and underwear-bombers, molotov toothpaste, and the touchy-feely TSA.
  • Nov 16

    Touched by the TSA

    Touched by the TSA
    Time was when having "the talk" with your kids meant the birds and the bees. Nowadays parents also have to be ready to explain shoe- and underwear-bombers, molotov toothpaste, and the touchy-feely TSA.
Rank this Week: 577

LawPundit

LawPundit

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

http://lawpunditblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 212

Lawsuit Information Center

Lawsuit Information Center

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Mirena IUD Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC) Lawsuit

    Mirena IUD Pseudotumor Cerebri (PTC) Lawsuit
    Learn more pseudotumor cerebri Mirena IUD lawsuits and what you can do to get in line for compensation for the harm done to you.
  • Apr 6

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit
    The antibiotic family of fluoroquinolones goes by many brand names, including Cipro, Levaquin, and Avelox. Every year, millions of Americans take fluoroquinolones to treat bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections, pneumonia,…
  • Apr 6

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit
    The antibiotic family of fluoroquinolones goes by many brand names, including Cipro, Levaquin, and Avelox. Every year, millions of Americans take fluoroquinolones to treat bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections, pneumonia,…
Rank this Week: 903

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
Rank this Week: 359

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/
  • Jul 22

    The American Bar Association: A Look Ahead Under New President, Linda Klein

    The American Bar Association: A Look Ahead Under New President, Linda Klein
    The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with nearly 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities. It is committed to doing what only a national association of attorneys can do:…
  • Jul 8

    The Supreme Court End of Term Wrap-Up

    The Supreme Court End of Term Wrap-Up
    On June 27th, the Supreme Court wrapped up its term with some standout cases. Immigration, affirmative action, abortion clinic restrictions, guns and domestic violence, and public corruption are only a few cases that have ended an eventful…
  • Jul 1

    Orlando Shooting and Gun Law

    Orlando Shooting and Gun Law
    On June 12, 2016, tragedy struck at Pulse, a popular nightclub within the LGBT community in Orlando, Florida, after a gunman, Omar Mateen fatally shot 49 people and injured 53. This tragedy is one of  the deadliest mass shootings in the…
Rank this Week: 254

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • Jan 20

    Fix Common Website Errors By Clearing the Browser Cache

    Fix Common Website Errors By Clearing the Browser Cache
    Learn how to clear your browser cache to solve common website errors and to protect your data. Fix Common Website Errors By Clearing the Browser Cache was originally published on Lawyerist.com.
  • Jan 19

    A Teenager Wants to Replace Lawyers with Robot

    A Teenager Wants to Replace Lawyers with Robot
    The idea of robots replacing lawyers is not novel (see here, and here, and listen here). It’s a major discussion in the legal profession—whether lawyers are going the way of codes and robots and full automation. And, if one…
  • Jan 19

    Episode #51: Legal Tech Trends That Defined 2015, with Bob Ambrogi

    Episode #51: Legal Tech Trends That Defined 2015, with Bob Ambrogi
    Bob Ambrogi has had his finger on the pulse of legal technology for a long time, and in this episode he talks about the ten trends that defined 2015. Plus, a reluctant preview of the trends that might define 2016. Episode #51: Legal Tech…
Rank this Week: 522

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: 387

Legal Blog

Legal Blog

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

http://www.burlisonlaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 10

    Walk For Brain Injury In San Francisco

    Walk For Brain Injury In San Francisco
    The Brain Injury Association of California is holding its ninth (9th) annual walk for brain injury in San Francisco and other locations this Summer. The walk is a great opportunity to raise awareness of an injury and disease that impacts…
  • May 6

    Playgrounds And Traumatic Brain Injury

    Playgrounds And Traumatic Brain Injury
    A new study from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control has found the incidence of tribes to the ER due to traumatic brain injury among children under 14 increased significantly from 2005 to 2013. Researchers theorized that the…
  • Aug 13

    Injury Victims Using Exoskeleton

    Injury Victims Using Exoskeleton
    We have written previously about robotics and exoskeletons helping injury victims. But the importance of this technology cannot be overstated. So when we came across a product like ReWalk Robotics we felt that we really needed to share…
Rank this Week: 373

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: 475

Legal by the Bay

Legal by the Bay

Reports on Bay Area legal news, pro bono and diversity in the legal profession, tech tips and resources, work life balance, and more. By the Bar Association of San Francisco,

http://blog.sfbar.org/
Rank this Week: 620

Legal Costs Blog

Legal Costs Blog

Covers English legal costs law. By Gibbs Wyatt Stone.

http://www.gwslaw.co.uk/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Timing of orders for interim costs payment

    Timing of orders for interim costs payment
    I have previously commented on the issue of the timing of orders for interim costs payments. CPR 44.2(8) reads: “Where the court orders a party to pay costs subject to detailed assessment, it will order that party to pay a reasonable…
  • Jul 24

    Offers in detailed assessment proceeding

    Offers in detailed assessment proceeding
    On Day One of Contract Law they teach you that if a party makes an offer (“Offer A”) and the other party rejects the offer, the rejection of the offer means Offer A is no longer open for acceptance in the future. They also teach…
  • Jul 21

    Law Costs Firm of the Year – Gibbs Wyatt Stone

    Law Costs Firm of the Year – Gibbs Wyatt Stone
    I am delighted to announce that Gibbs Wyatt Stone has won the prestigious ‘Law Costs Firm of the Year’ award. I have to confess that this did not come as a complete surprise.  Readers may recall we had previously been awarded…
Rank this Week: 494

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/
  • Jul 27

    Cuban exiles broke into the Watergate for Nixon, but Trump outsources his political espionage to the Russian

    Cuban exiles broke into the Watergate for Nixon, but Trump outsources his political espionage to the Russian
    Foreign nationals are prohibited from contributing to US political campaigns, but US candidates apparently can openly encourage foreigners – and foreign governments- to hack opponents’ computers:…
  • Jul 24

    "The Ethicist" Gets It Wrong in the New York Time

    "The Ethicist" Gets It Wrong in the New York Time
    [Cross-posted on The Faculty Lounge] The “Ethicist” column in the New York Times Magazine was originated by a humorist, but it has lately been written by Kwame Anthony Appiah, a highly regarded philosophy professor at New York…
  • Jul 21

    Alschuler on Easterbrook

    Alschuler on Easterbrook
    Former University of Chicago law professor Al Alschuler has just published an explosive article about Judge Frank Easterbrook. Posted on the website of the Valparaiso Law Review, the article is titled "How Frank Easterbrook Kept George Ryan…
Rank this Week: 284

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jul 27

    TrustLaw Index shows decrease in Canadian pro bono hour

    TrustLaw Index shows decrease in Canadian pro bono hour
    It seems Canadian lawyers are spending fewer hours on pro bono work than they were last year. According to the Canadian firms that sent their data to the 2016 TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono, their lawyers spent an average of 13 hours on pro bono…
  • Jul 27

    Legal News Roundup - July 27, 2016

    Legal News Roundup - July 27, 2016
    Canada Professor calls for cyberbullying laws allowing for non-criminal solutions, Canadian Press Social media scrutiny of Ghomeshi trial could lead to legal reforms: researcher, Canadian Press Manitoba binary options scam nets thieves $500K…
  • Jul 26

    Strong growth for FACL BC chapter

    Strong growth for FACL BC chapter
    A new generation of Asian lawyers are eager to assume leadership roles, says David Namkung, newly elected president of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers B.C. branch, an organization that is quickly attracting Asian legal professionals…
Rank this Week: 93

Legal Geekery

Legal Geekery

Covers the shenanigans of some geeks stuck in law school.

http://legalgeekery.com
  • Mar 30

    Legal Mind Hacks: Choose Metaphors Wisely—One Word Matters More Than You Think #legalmindhack

    Legal Mind Hacks: Choose Metaphors Wisely—One Word Matters More Than You Think #legalmindhack
    As a PhD student one of my everyday tasks was to read and summarize social and cognitive psychology literature in preparation for my classes. Since I had already practiced as an attorney at the time, I was constantly noting research with…
  • Sep 10

    Fastcase Public Links to Cases on Haiku Decisis Are Here!

    Fastcase Public Links to Cases on Haiku Decisis Are Here!
    It was always my intention to include links to the cases referenced on Haiku Decisis, and finally that day is today. We introduced a feature at Fastcase about two months ago allowing any Fastcase subscriber to generate a public link to any…
  • Aug 19

    Haikus Straight from SCOTUS

    Haikus Straight from SCOTUS
    Announcing Haiku Decisis. A few weeks ago, for reasons I still don’t completely understand, I began to wonder how often the Supreme Court inadvertently creates a haiku in its opinions. These are the kinds of conversations we tend to…
Rank this Week: 994

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Aucoin, "Thomas Goode Jones: Race, Politics, and Justice in the New South"

    Aucoin, "Thomas Goode Jones: Race, Politics, and Justice in the New South"
    New from the University of Alabama Press: Thomas Goode Jones: Race, Politics, and Justice in the New South, by Brent Aucoin (Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary). A description from the Press:This first comprehensive biography of Thomas…
  • Jul 27

    William Nelson Foundation Grant

    William Nelson Foundation Grant
    American legal historians have long been indebted to the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation for supporting their work through a series of prizes and fellowships awarded in consultation with the American Society for Legal History.  These…
  • Jul 27

    Meares on Policing and Its Reform

    Meares on Policing and Its Reform
    On July 11, Tracey L. Meares, Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale University, delivered the 12th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States at the Chautauqua Institution.  According to an…
Rank this Week: 74

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 323

Legal Juice

Legal Juice

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

http://www.legaljuice.com/
  • Jun 6

    You Really Took A Cab To Rob A Bank, And Use As The Getaway Car?

    You Really Took A Cab To Rob A Bank, And Use As The Getaway Car?
    You’d have to be drunk or stoned to take a cab to a bank robbery and to have it wait for you while you did the deed, right? Right! This gent was drunk!  As reported by The Tallahassee Democrat: Stanley Geddie arrived by taxicab and…
  • Jun 2

    You Messed With The Wrong Clerk

    You Messed With The Wrong Clerk
    Dude, it’s not your money. Was it worth risking your life? Okay, don’t answer that since you look pretty good right now. How good would you have looked with a hole in your head? Seriously, just hand over the money. Even if you get…
  • May 30

    Can You Get Kicked Out Of Heaven?

    Can You Get Kicked Out Of Heaven?
    Forget about the other circumstances surrounding this man’s detention. It must have been obvious to the officers that something was amiss when the man said he was told to leave heaven. As reported by The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg,…
Rank this Week: 275

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Legal Malpractice Decisions

Covers Illinois malpractice and ethics decisions. By Edward X. Clinton, Jr.

http://www.legalmalpracticeillinois.com/
  • Aug 13

    New Addre

    New Addre
    This blog will remain here.However, new posts will be published at this location:www.chicagolegalmalpracticelawyerblog.comThank you.
  • Jun 23

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt

    ARDC Files Complaint Alleging Lawyer Submitted Bogus Taxi Receipt
    BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD: The ARDC has accused a former partner of Sidley & Austin of submitting 800 false cab receipts to the firm and accepting reimbursements in excess of $69,000. The ARDC alleges that the lawyer never took the cab…
  • Jun 17

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance

    Illinois Supreme Court Amends The Rules To Allow A Limited Scope Appearance
    The Illinois Supreme Court has amended three rules, 11, 13 and 137 to allow attorneys to file what is to be known as a limited scope appearance in a case.The Notice of Limited Scope Appearance must explain to the other party what the scope of…
Rank this Week: 855

Legal Marketing Blog

Legal Marketing Blog

A blog dedicated to lawyer marketing in any size firm. Published by Tom Kane of Tom Kane Consulting, Inc.

http://www.legalmarketingblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Turn down clients? Are you nuts!

    Turn down clients? Are you nuts!
    In response to that question in these economic times, some (if not many) lawyers might say that you would be nuts to turn down any work that comes across the transom. Well, wrong answer IMHO. I would argue that you’re nuts if you don’t…
  • Aug 31

    Social Media: The Cure for Institutional Marketing Mentality?

    Social Media: The Cure for Institutional Marketing Mentality?
    In the early days of legal marketing (oh say 1986) most lawyers were not the least bit interested in the subject.  In fact, the “M” word was an anathema.  When it became acceptable to some law firms, individual marketing efforts were…
  • Aug 22

    2 Important PR Tip

    2 Important PR Tip
    Don’t be a snob, and all PR needs to be personal. That’s it. Okay, maybe a bit more detail is warranted. The first tip: don’t treat a reporter from an unfamiliar publication as someone to shun, since you may regret it one day when he or…
Rank this Week: 589

Legal Medicine

Legal Medicine

Covers medical malpractice and nursing home abuse litigation. By Dan Frith and Lauren Morgan Ellerman.

http://legalmedicine.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?
    I am currently reading a magazine written for the long term care industry. There is a column called Dear Dr Jeff wherein readers ask questions and a doctor, Dr. Jeff, presumably a gerontologist, responds.Today the topic is tort reform and Dr.…
  • Jan 27

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB
    This morning I had a conversation with a friend about his Mom needing rehabilitation post surgery.Last week I discussed with a colleague how her Mom had just been discharged from a rehab facility after two falls and two hip fractures (one of…
  • Jan 9

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED
    The New York Times published a great article last week titled, "Report Finds Most Errors at Hospitals Go Unreported."The opening sentence says it all:
Rank this Week: 535

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: 131

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 27

    A Clash of Vision

    A Clash of Vision
    In every election, there are people who claim that both parties are alike. That’s certainly not true about energy policy this year.The distance between the tickets can be expressed numerically: Kaine has a 91% lifetime score of…
  • Jul 25

    Remember the Unitary Executive Theory? The GOP Platform Didn’t.

    Remember the Unitary Executive Theory? The GOP Platform Didn’t.
    The Republican platform contains a fascinating sleeper provision. It proposes to “transform the EPA into an independent bipartisan commission, similar to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.” What makes this proposal so interesting…
  • Jul 22

    Tim Kaine and the Environment

    Tim Kaine and the Environment
    I reported last week on Mike Pence’s environmental record. This week, Tim Kaine is the one in the spotlight. Only a few minutes ago, Clinton announced that he was her choice – pretty much what the press had predicted for the last…
Rank this Week: 374

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/
  • Jul 27

    No Conditional Admissions In Minnesota Bar Discipline; Attorney Sanctioned For Fee Sharing And Knifing Former Miss South Dakota's Boyfriend

    No Conditional Admissions In Minnesota Bar Discipline; Attorney Sanctioned For Fee Sharing And Knifing Former Miss South Dakota's Boyfriend
    The Minnesota Supreme Court imposed an indefinite suspension with no right to reapply for five years on charges alleging two counts of misconduct: (1) an improper referral and fee-sharing arrangement and (2) a first-degree assault conviction.…
  • Jul 27

    A Letter To A Debtor

    A Letter To A Debtor
    The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed with the district court that a lawyer's letter to a debtor did not create a cause of action. The court rejected the claim that the letter was...
  • Jul 27

    Attorney Consents To Disbarment For Threatening To Shoot His Son

    Attorney Consents To Disbarment For Threatening To Shoot His Son
    An Illinois attorney has filed a motion for consent disbarment as a consequence of a felony conviction On March 19, 2015, an amended information was filed in the Circuit Court of Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, charging Movant with one…
Rank this Week: 156

Legal Radar

Legal Radar

Offers news coverage on civil litigation. By Sue Kerry.

http://www.legalradar.com/
  • May 26

    Judge: Still No to Obama Immigration Action

    Judge: Still No to Obama Immigration Action
    A federal judge in Texas early this week refuses to lift an injunction blocking the Obama administration’s immigration policy to defer deportations for illegal immigrants living in the United States. Andrew Hanen, a U.S. district judge,…
  • May 26

    Art Activists: New York City Halted Museum Protest Speech

    Art Activists: New York City Halted Museum Protest Speech
    Several art activists filed a federal suit against New York City and claimed their First Amendment rights were being violated during last year’s Metropolitan Museum of Art protest. The plaintiffs utilized mobile video projectors to show…
  • May 25

    Court of Appeals Allows Reprieve for Tobacco Firms on Package Message

    Court of Appeals Allows Reprieve for Tobacco Firms on Package Message
    The tobacco industry won’t have to include messages on their packaging indicating of them lying to American public, according to a federal court of appeals ruling in Washington, D.C. The federal court of appeals last week ruled that tobacco…
Rank this Week: 301

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Where is the Justice?

    Where is the Justice?
    In a perfect world, there would be no droughts, no war, no poverty, and no sin.  In a perfect world, employees would work a full week without complaint and employers would pay better than living wages and a yearly COL that actually…
  • Jul 18

    It makes you wonder, sometime

    It makes you wonder, sometime
    Sad the lengths some people will take to get attention. Take the young lady who was recently arrested for smoking meth in front of her baby AND THEN POSTING A PICTURE OF IT ON FACEBOOK!!  I mean, can I get an epic face palm?!?…
  • Jul 11

    What is it about Hillary?

    What is it about Hillary?
    The other day, news came out that Hillary would not be charged criminally for her mis-management of emails while she was Secretary of State.  This has caused not a little consternation in and around the country and has polarized many in…
Rank this Week: 821

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: 811

Legal Resume Review Blog

Legal Resume Review Blog

Provides tips for drafting cover letters and resumes for attorneys.

http://blog.legalresumereview.com/
  • Dec 12

    Negotiating a salary; a response to Forbes’ recent article.

    Negotiating a salary; a response to Forbes’ recent article.
    I recently read an interesting article on negotiating salaries.  While simplistic in many ways, the take-away point was that it is often best to refrain from using “I” statements when negotiating salaries.  Too many…
  • Nov 14

    Seeing Spots: QR Codes Do Not Belong On Legal Resume

    Seeing Spots: QR Codes Do Not Belong On Legal Resume
    It was bound to happen. Once LinkedIn started pushing the QR code links to its pages, it was only a matter of time before they started popping up on legal resumes.  They are supposed to make you look hip, tech-savvy, … Continue…
  • Sep 20

    Silence Is NOT Golden: Why Don’t Candidates Ask Questions?

    Silence Is NOT Golden: Why Don’t Candidates Ask Questions?
    The interview is over and you’ve gleaned a little bit of insight on the potential new firm.  When the questions end and the interviewer asks if you have any questions, please don’t sit there and say nothing.  This is…
Rank this Week: 890

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Translating Law

    CFP: Translating Law
    Tilburg Law Review (TiLR) invites article submissions for its fall 2017 special issue on ‘Translating Law‘. We imagine this double issue primarily as a collection of articles in law and...
  • Jul 22

    Immigration Law & Policy – Washington, DC

    Immigration Law & Policy – Washington, DC
    Georgetown Law, the Migration Policy Institute,  and Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., present the 13th Annual Immigration Law & Policy Conference Sept. 12, 2016, at Georgetown Law.
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Violent Extremism & Youth Recruitment

    CFP: Violent Extremism & Youth Recruitment
    Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice (U. San Francisco College of Arts & Sciences) announces its 29(2) issue theme: Violent Extremism and Youth Recruitment. The submission deadline is Jan....
Rank this Week: 27

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jul 27

    Alschuler on Judge Easterbrook's Decisions in the George Ryan Case

    Alschuler on Judge Easterbrook's Decisions in the George Ryan Case
    Albert W. Alschuler (University of Chicago Law School) has posted How Frank Easterbrook Kept George Ryan in Prison on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This lawyer’s memoir tells the story of my unsuccessful representation of former Illinois…
  • Jul 27

    Sokol & Ma on Online Markets & Antitrust

    Sokol & Ma on Online Markets & Antitrust
    D. Daniel Sokol and Jingyuan Ma (University of Florida - Levin College of Law and Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE)) has posted Understanding Online Markets and Antitrust Analysis on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Antitrust…
  • Jul 27

    Verstein on Business without Organizational Law

    Verstein on Business without Organizational Law
    Andrew Verstein (Wake Forest University School of Law) has posted Enterprise Without Entities on SSRN. Here is the abstract:Scholars and practicing lawyers alike consider legal entities to be essential. Who can imagine running a large…
Rank this Week: 35

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 82

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/
  • Jul 25

    Job Opening in San Diego

    Job Opening in San Diego
    California Western School of Law (CWSL) invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Academic Support. Summary Description: Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement, the Assistant Director…
  • Jul 22

    LWI Conference Guest Post: Two Minutes for Professional Status in Legal Writing

    LWI Conference Guest Post: Two Minutes for Professional Status in Legal Writing
    Please welcome a guest post from Stetson's Kirsten Davis, reflecting on last week's wonderful LWI Biennial Conference in Portland! From Kirsten: Two Minutes for Professional Status in Legal Writing I had the great pleasure of speaking on what…
  • Jul 19

    A Word That Only Lawyers and Judges Could Love: Defalcation

    A Word That Only Lawyers and Judges Could Love: Defalcation
    "Defalcation" is "a word that only lawyers and judges could love," according to a recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. In re Jahrling, No. 15-2252, Slip Op. at 5 (7th Cir. Mar. 18,…
Rank this Week: 730

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 734

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Jul 27

    Police Officers Claim Invasion of Privacy for Body Cameras That Remained On

    Police Officers Claim Invasion of Privacy for Body Cameras That Remained On
    A recent survey demonstrated that nearly every large police department plans to use body-worn cameras, with 95% either committed to body cameras or having completed their implementation. Police in suburban Chicago village filed a federal…
  • Jul 26

    Police Body Cam Footage Won’t Be Considered Public Record Under North Carolina’s HB 972

    Police Body Cam Footage Won’t Be Considered Public Record Under North Carolina’s HB 972
    “Black Lives Matter” “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” “Blue Lives Matter” Everyone’s familiar with these phrases that have been strung across the media lately. Issues surrounding police incidents and…
  • Jul 25

    Will Clinton’s Email Controversy Benefit Whistleblowers?

    Will Clinton’s Email Controversy Benefit Whistleblowers?
    Is Hilary Clinton any different than Edward Snowden? Well, there’s one major difference between the two—Snowden purposefully leaked top-secret documents on U.S. surveillance programs whereas Clinton claims no such thing in how she…
Rank this Week: 728

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/
  • Jul 27

    Polls: looking back at 2012

    Polls: looking back at 2012
    As long as it's "polling day" at the blog, this item from Nate Silver when he was still part of NYT is worth revisiting--it compares polls the three weeks before the 2012 election with the actual results. An excerpt (with...
  • Jul 27

    Also counting against Dopey Donald Chump is that two-thirds of the growth in the electorate...

    Also counting against Dopey Donald Chump is that two-thirds of the growth in the electorate...
    ...comes from the groups who hate the Chump: There are 10.7 million more eligible voters today than there were in 2012. More than two-thirds of net growth in the U.S. electorate during this time has come from racial and ethnic...
  • Jul 27

    More on polling outfits, and why they differ right now about Clinton's prospect

    More on polling outfits, and why they differ right now about Clinton's prospect
    From PEC and the NYT. Nate Silver, as we noted awhile ago, is not as reliable as he was in 2012. My theory is that, having ditched the New York Times, and ventured out on his own, he is now...
Rank this Week: 295

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Jul 23

    Teens Use Drone To Catch Boat Thieves | Ubergizmo

    Teens Use Drone To Catch Boat Thieves | Ubergizmo
    So in the past we have seen how some thieves have been caught with stolen electronics by tracking the device using features like Find My iPhone/iPad and so on. Recently it seems that a group of teenagers successfully managed to foil an…
  • Jul 21

    State v. Newcomb | Animal Legal & Historical Center

    State v. Newcomb | Animal Legal & Historical Center
    Summary: In this case, the Supreme Court of Oregon reviewed a case in which defendant accused the State of violating her constitutional rights by taking a blood sample of her dog without a warrant to do so. Ultimately, the court held…
  • Jul 20

    Free Windows 10 App Is Now Counting Down Days Till Deadline-Ubergizmo.com

    Free Windows 10 App Is Now Counting Down Days Till Deadline-Ubergizmo.com
    Microsoft released an app called Get Windows 10 last year which pretty much does what the name suggests. It lets people reserve their free upgrade to Windows 10 as long as they’re running Windows 8.1 or Windows 7. The free…
Rank this Week: 897

Less than the Least

Less than the Least

Covers crime and criminal justice (Stuntz), corporate governance, credit, and bankruptcy (Skeel), the culture wars, politics, literature and the arts, and other topics. By Professors David Skeel and William Stuntz.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/dskeel/
  • Feb 26

    Less than the Least

    Less than the Least
    This blog nearly didn’t begin.  Right after we first started talking about the blog four years ago, Bill got his cancer diagnosis.   Bill already had endured eight years of excruciating back problems, and…
  • Feb 26

    The Latest on Bill and his Work

    The Latest on Bill and his Work
    Here is a lovely article in the Boston Globe about Bill's rush to finish The Collapse of American Criminal Justice in the final months of his life.Adam Gopnik discusses Bill's book in some detail in the a New Yorker piece...
  • Feb 26

    Odds and Ends--2012

    Odds and Ends--2012
    In case anyone might be interested, here are a few recent op-eds and articles:Op-Eds:A recent op-ed on the mortgage settlements is here.An op-ed from the beginning of the contraception crisis (before the more recent…
Rank this Week: 893