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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/
  • Feb 17

    The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

    The Nomination of Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
    On January 31, 2017, President Trump announced that he had selected federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Many praised Trump on his nomination, citing…
  • Feb 3

    The Great Debate over Sanctuary Citie

    The Great Debate over Sanctuary Citie
    The term “sanctuary city” has been widely used in the great debate over immigration policy and protections. Opponents of sanctuary cities claim that policy protects undocumented immigrants from criminal prosecution, where…
  • Jan 20

    The Legalities of Amazon’s Echo

    The Legalities of Amazon’s Echo
    Recently, prosecutors involved in a 2015 Arkansas murder case have included Amazon’s Echo as technology-based evidence.The Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice, connecting to the Alexa Voice Service to play music,…
Rank this Week: 420

LawyerDefend.Me

LawyerDefend.Me

Covers criminal defense topics for Texas criminal defendants and their families. By Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.

http://lawyerdefend.me/
  • Feb 11

    How Soon?–Remarriage After Divorce in Texas?

    How Soon?–Remarriage After Divorce in Texas?
    You may be ready to get remarried.  You are in love.  You are sure about him/her. The sooner the big day, the better!  There is just one problem.  You are already married, and it’s to the wrong person.  Perhaps…
  • Feb 11

    How Soon?–Remarriage After Divorce in Texas?

    How Soon?–Remarriage After Divorce in Texas?
    You may be ready to get remarried.  You are in love.  You are sure about him/her. The sooner the big day, the better!  There is just one problem.  You are already married, and it’s to the wrong person.  Perhaps…
  • Jan 5

    Probation Violation – Bexar County

    Probation Violation – Bexar County
    A Recent MTR Case at Cook & Cook On the first business day of 2016, criminal defense Attorney, Justin D. Cook, represented a client for a probation violation (motion to revoke probation case). For purposes of this post, we will call…
Rank this Week: 878

Lawyerist

Lawyerist

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

http://lawyerist.com
  • Feb 23

    Lawyers, The Quartz Crisis and Swatch Watches: A Lesson On Disruption

    Lawyers, The Quartz Crisis and Swatch Watches: A Lesson On Disruption
    Nearly 50 years ago, the Swiss watchmaking industry was caught off guard by the rise of quartz watches, which were cheaper and simpler. Lawyers now face the same problem. Lawyers, The Quartz Crisis and Swatch Watches: A Lesson On Disruption…
  • Feb 22

    TBD Law and Diversity, TBD2 Update

    TBD Law and Diversity, TBD2 Update
    The TBD Law community will lead the way in shaping the future of the legal profession, and the legal profession is not going to be 88% white and 64% men for much longer. TBD Law and Diversity, TBD2 Update was originally published on…
  • Feb 22

    Podcast #108: Incubating a Socially Conscious Law Firm, with Mindy Yocum

    Podcast #108: Incubating a Socially Conscious Law Firm, with Mindy Yocum
    Mindy Yocum is one year into building a socially conscious law firm. In this episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, Mindy explains how she envisions her role as a lawyer, what it's like for a law firm to go through a startup incubator program, and…
Rank this Week: 376

LawyerKM

LawyerKM

Covers knowledge management and technology for lawyers and law firms. By Patrick DiDomenico.

http://lawyerkm.com
  • Feb 12

    The Future of Knowledge Management: Collaboration and Interaction – Law Schools Promoting KM

    The Future of Knowledge Management: Collaboration and Interaction – Law Schools Promoting KM
    The following is an excerpt from Chapter 11 of my book, Knowledge Management for Lawyers, called “The Future of Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession.” 11.2 Collaboration and Interaction. It is difficult to talk about the…
  • Feb 6

    What is a Knowledge Management Network?

    What is a Knowledge Management Network?
    The following is an excerpt from Chapter 7 of my book, Knowledge Management for Lawyers. Members of what I like to call a Knowledge Management Network are not really members of the KM department. Rather, they are like KM…
  • Aug 29

    Amazon Kindle Version Released: Knowledge Management for Lawyer

    Amazon Kindle Version Released: Knowledge Management for Lawyer
    I’m happy to report that my book, Knowledge Management for Lawyers was just released on the Amazon Kindle Platform! Published in 2015, it took a few months to get it listed at Amazon and a few more for the Kindle version,…
Rank this Week: 713

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/
  • Feb 23

    3 Legal Considerations For Those With A Risky Career

    3 Legal Considerations For Those With A Risky Career
    While it may not be the case in the corporate board room, in many industries, the highest paying positions tend to be the riskiest. With those high salaries, however, comes inherent danger. As such, there are special legal considerations for…
  • Feb 22

    Premises Liability: How it Can Play a Role in Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

    Premises Liability: How it Can Play a Role in Your Personal Injury Lawsuit
    Personal injury lawsuits are designed to compensate those who have been injured due to someone else’s negligence or reckless behavior. When someone is hurt on another person’s property or place of business, the property owner can…
  • Feb 21

    A History Of Homeland Security And How Today’s Laws Are Changing It

    A History Of Homeland Security And How Today’s Laws Are Changing It
    Until 2002, the security of the American homeland was mostly left to a disorganized group of agencies with each protecting their own area. The armed forces, including the Army, Navy, and Air Force, protected American interests abroad. The…
Rank this Week: 394

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: 449

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: 374

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: 331

Legal Business Development

Legal Business Development

Trends and techniques. By Jim Hassett.

http://adverselling.typepad.com/how_law_firms_sell/
  • Feb 21

    Key questions project managers should ask

    Key questions project managers should ask
    By Jim Hassett and Natasha Chetty, LegalBizDev Effective project management starts by asking the right questions. While there are hundreds of questions managers can ask, this list summarizes the most critical ones. It is organized in terms of…
  • Feb 14

    Sample litigation statement of work: Early case assessment

    Sample litigation statement of work: Early case assessment
    By Mike Egnatchik, LegalBizDev, in collaboration with several clients Hypothetical Facts ClientCo acquired the assets of a company Carpart which manufactures high performance parts for cars. One product line was a battery that goes into fuel…
  • Feb 7

    How to write a statement of work

    How to write a statement of work
    By Mike Egnatchik and Jim Hassett, LegalBizDev Legal cases and transactions can have unpredictable aspects, sometimes beyond the control of the best managers and planners. Therefore, flexibility is key. Legal project management is all about…
Rank this Week: 704

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/
  • Feb 16

    When the Teachers Say the Test Is Too Hard

    When the Teachers Say the Test Is Too Hard
    Deans of 20 California law schools say the California bar exam is too strict. They want to lower the score needed to pass the test. It is odd when the teachers complain the test is too hard. Such complaints should...
  • Feb 16

    No, Justice Thomas Is Not Going to Be Disqualified in the Travel Ban Case

    No, Justice Thomas Is Not Going to Be Disqualified in the Travel Ban Case
    [cross-posted from The Faculty Lounge] This article on The Daily Beast argues that Thomas may be recused because of some emails sent by his wife, but it is wrong. It seems that Virginia Thomas has written some emails to a...
  • Feb 12

    Wendel & Luban on philosophical legal ethic

    Wendel & Luban on philosophical legal ethic
    Two of my favorite legal ethics scholars -- Brad Wendel and David Luban -- have joined forces to write an accessible history of philosophical legal ethics. Breaking down the relatively short (40-year) span of serious theoretical work in the…
Rank this Week: 419

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Feb 23

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 23, 2017

    Legal news roundup - Feb. 23, 2017
    CanadaCanada's black market for illicit drug fentanyl booming, Globe and MailVancouver seeks judicial review of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Globe and MailMan charged with in canine deaths at Saskatoon kennel, Canadian PressUnited…
  • Feb 22

    This week at the SCC

    This week at the SCC
    Feb. 20-24, 2017The Supreme Court of Canada will hear four appeals this week: one criminal concerning treatment of evidence in a sexual assault trial and the other three civil, notably Teva Canada’s appeal from the Court of Appeal for…
  • Feb 22

    LSUC considers banning referral fee

    LSUC considers banning referral fee
    The Law Society of Upper Canada is considering banning all referral fees between lawyers.The recommendation was floated as an option in a long anticipated report on how the law society should further regulate advertising and referral fees in…
Rank this Week: 124

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: 319

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    Metzmeier on Emancipation by Will in Kentucky

    Metzmeier on Emancipation by Will in Kentucky
    Kurt X. Metzmeier, University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, has posted Constructing Freedom: A Letter by George M. Bibb Concerning the Will of the Rev. Richard Bibb, Sr., which appears in Unbound: A Review of Legal History…
  • Feb 23

    Positions for Doctoral Students at Max Planck

    Positions for Doctoral Students at Max Planck
    [We have the following announcement.]Several positions are currently open for doctoral students at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt:Up to four doctoral students – Research Group: Transitions and…
  • Feb 22

    Rahmatian on Lord Kame

    Rahmatian on Lord Kame
    Rounding off our Commonwealth titles from 2015 is Lord Kames: Legal and Social Theorist by Andreas Rahmatian, University of Glasgow. The book re-establishes the importance of the ideas and legal philosophy of Scottish jurist and philosopher,…
Rank this Week: 235

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

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

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter

    Updates Now on Legal Informatics Tumblr and Twitter
    Updates on selected legal informatics developments are now being posted on Legal Informatics tumblr and on Twitter. In the Web interface to this blog, the Twitter updates are visible to the right under “Twitter updates”.Filed…
  • Jul 11

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App

    Greenwood: Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App
    Dazza Greenwood has posted Law Itself is the Killer Blockchain App. Excerpts: […] On a panel discussion about blockchains and the law at the Legal Hackers Congress in NYC this weekend, I’ll provide a sneak-peek at a new,…
  • Jul 10

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource

    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice: Storify, links, and resource
    SubTech 2016: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice was held 7-9 July 2015 at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The conference website is at:…
Rank this Week: 283

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 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 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…
Rank this Week: 410

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 723

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: 140

Legal Planet

Legal Planet

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

http://legalplanet.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 23

    Conservatives as Environmentalist

    Conservatives as Environmentalist
    Scott Pruitt’s appointment as head of EPA illustrates how conservatism has become synonymous with anti-environmentalism.  But that’s really a drastic oversimplification, as I explain in a new paper about…
  • Feb 21

    About that carbon tax idea….

    About that carbon tax idea….
    Eric Biber posted last week about the proposal from several heavyweight Republicans for a carbon tax, outlined in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. Much has been said about the merits and problems of a carbon tax, including on this blog, so I will…
  • Feb 21

    A Yawning Credibility Gap

    A Yawning Credibility Gap
    Two themes in the Trump Administration are distrust of experts and a willingness to overrule them on ideological grounds. But undermining the government’s claims to expertise may come back to haunt the Administration.…
Rank this Week: 593

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/
  • Feb 23

    Disbarment For Theft Conviction

    Disbarment For Theft Conviction
    The Maryland Court of Appeals issued an opinion explaining its earlier-imposed order of disbarment of an attorney convicted of felony theft from a client. In early 2011, Dr. Tsai hired Respondent to assist him in his claim for disability…
  • Feb 23

    Decision Of "Limited Precedential Value" Has Some Resonance

    Decision Of "Limited Precedential Value" Has Some Resonance
    The District of Columbia Court of Appeals reciprocally disbarred an attorney convicted of tax offenses and disbarred in New York. Mr. Lifshitz pleaded guilty to one count of filing a false personal tax return in violation of N.Y. Tax Law...
  • Feb 22

    Utah Supreme Court: "Not All Misappropriation Is Created Equal"

    Utah Supreme Court: "Not All Misappropriation Is Created Equal"
    The Utah Supreme Court affirmed a suspension for dishonesty in a case where an attorney had bartered legal services with two clients for home improvements and deprived his firm of its fees. Attorney Joseph Barrett exchanged legal services for…
Rank this Week: 166

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: 830

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    Some people's kid

    Some people's kid
    First, a limerick:There once was a couple who owed rent.They were so much in debt they were bent;Their folks they did get,To lend every cent,And now they all live in a tent.The other day, I was visited by a older couple. Seems couple's son…
  • Feb 13

    Crazy Love

    Crazy Love
    "Love" (or what people think is love) will make some people do some pretty stupid things.  This being the month of "love," I thought I'd throw my hat into the ring and tell a tale of woe and stupidity.Seems an older Lad was madly in love…
  • Feb 6

    Word of the Month for February 2017: Duty

    Word of the Month for February 2017: Duty
    Despite what the POTUS or any economic "experts" may say about the state of the economy, I have discovered a perfect measure for whether the economy is tanking: how far in left field are the civil actions being filed in Superior Court.…
Rank this Week: 750

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
  • Feb 22

    Commercial Sexual Exploitation– Villanova, PA

    Commercial Sexual Exploitation– Villanova, PA
    The Villanova Law Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation presents a symposium entitled “Commercial Sexual Exploitation: Engaging the Survivor Community in Advocacy, Healing and Criminal Justice” on March 9-10, 2017...
  • Feb 22

    Script to Street: Opioids and the Law in the Capital District– Albany, NY

    Script to Street: Opioids and the Law in the Capital District– Albany, NY
    Albany Government Law Review presents a symposium “Script to Street: Opioids and the Law in the Capital District” on March 9, 2017 at Albany Law School.
  • Feb 22

    Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm– Winston-Salem, NC

    Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm– Winston-Salem, NC
    Wake Forest University’s School of Law presents a symposium, “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way of Death” from Feb....
Rank this Week: 37

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/
  • Feb 23

    Verstein on Mixed Motive

    Verstein on Mixed Motive
    Andrew Verstein (Wake Forest University School of Law) has posted The Jurisprudence of Mixed Motives (Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Legal results often turn on motive, and motive is often complex. How do…
  • Feb 23

    Roberts, Cohen, Deubert, & Lynch on NFL Player Health

    Roberts, Cohen, Deubert, & Lynch on NFL Player Health
    Jessica L. Roberts (University of Houston Law Center), I. Glenn Cohen (Harvard Law School), Chris Deubert (Harvard University - Football Players Health Study), & Holly Fernandez Lynch (Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School) have posted…
  • Feb 22

    Bogenschneider on Hegelian Tax Jurisprudence

    Bogenschneider on Hegelian Tax Jurisprudence
    Bret N. Bogenschneider (University of Surrey - School of Law) has posted The Missing Hegelian Revival in Tax Jurisprudence (7:1 J. Phil. Int'l Law 1 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Article G.W.F. Hegel’s Philosophy of…
Rank this Week: 36

Legal Tips & Commentary

Legal Tips & Commentary

Provides legal tips for businesses and consumers in California. By Carl H. Starrett.

http://blog.chs-law.com/
  • Oct 16

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.

    Goodbye Blogger, Hello WordPress.
    When I first opened my practice in 2004, I knew that I needed a website to promote my services.  I had heard of blogging and figured that I needed one for my website.  So I started off with Yahoo's over priced web hosting service and a blog…
  • Sep 30

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010

    Why I Am Done With The Chargers for 2010
    An open letter to the San Diego Chargers:
  • Sep 12

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement

    5 Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is Better Than Debt Settlement
    Not too long ago, I started an advertising campaign on a local radio station. I excitedly tuned into the station and listened for my first "spot" to run. The station's staff had not entered the proper "conflict codes", so they also ran an…
Rank this Week: 800

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 100

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/
  • Feb 10

    call for proposals, Moot Court Conference

    call for proposals, Moot Court Conference
    Second Biennial Moot Court Conference Saturday, April 29, 2017 The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois The Planning Committee for the Second Biennial Moot Court Conference invites proposals from participants on any topic of interest…
  • Feb 10

    visiting position at Washburn

    visiting position at Washburn
    The Washburn University School of Law invites applications for the position of Visiting Associate Professor of Law (VAP) in its Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing (LARW) program. Washburn’s LARW program is staffed by four tenured or…
  • Feb 9

    Second Biennial Moot Court Conference to be Held in Chicago

    Second Biennial Moot Court Conference to be Held in Chicago
    Saturday, April 29, 2017 The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois The Planning Committee for the Second Biennial Moot Court Conference invites proposals from participants on any topic of interest to those who coach moot court teams and…
Rank this Week: 356

LegalEase on CKUT 90.3 FM

LegalEase on CKUT 90.3 FM

Covers law-related topics. By the law students at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.

http://legaleaseckut.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 614

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: 492

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Feb 22

    Abortion: Arkansas Law Hopes to Protect Father’s Right

    Abortion: Arkansas Law Hopes to Protect Father’s Right
    A new Arkansas law that will go into effect later this year will allow a husband to sue a doctor in order to stop his wife from getting an abortion. Known as the Arkansas Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act, or “Act…
  • Feb 21

    Impeach Trump: Is It Inevitable?

    Impeach Trump: Is It Inevitable?
    To go from President Obama, who had so few scandals, to President Trump, who has so many, seems almost like we’re living in the Twilight Zone. Every day President Trump seems to be in the news for one reason or another: his National…
  • Feb 17

    End of Obamacare: What Happens When Trump Repeals the ACA?

    End of Obamacare: What Happens When Trump Repeals the ACA?
    The GOP has hated what they’ve coined “Obamacare” from the start. Obamacare, also known as the “Affordable Care Act,” certainly has its kinks. For instance, high deductibles for its Bronze plan users make up…
Rank this Week: 477

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/
  • Feb 23

    How many full-time administrative assistants for a philosophy department?

    How many full-time administrative assistants for a philosophy department?
    A colleague elsewhere writes: "We’ve had two full-timer admins for 6 years. One was assigned centrally to the day-to-day operations of the graduate program. That admin left for a better paying job, and we were denied a request to…
  • Feb 23

    "Bias Response Teams" are a new thing at universitie

    "Bias Response Teams" are a new thing at universitie
    Here's a compilation of some reported incidents that should be alarming. One assumes that in most or all these cases there were no repercussions for the speech, but the idea that they would even be reported and scrutinized is bizarre.
  • Feb 22

    "The Innocence of Becoming: Nietzsche Against Guilt"

    "The Innocence of Becoming: Nietzsche Against Guilt"
    This is a pretty significant revision of a draft paper I first posted in 2013. It gives a good bit of attention to the reactive attitude of "revenge" that polite philosophers usually ignore. The abstract: This is a substantial revision...
Rank this Week: 221

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
  • Feb 19

    Read the memos signed by DHS Secretary Kelly on new guidelines for deporting illegal immigrants–WaPo

    Read the memos signed by DHS Secretary Kelly on new guidelines for deporting illegal immigrants–WaPo
    In a pair of memos, John F. Kelly Sworn [sic] offered more detail on plans for the agency to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents, expand the pool of immigrants who are prioritized for removal, speed up deportation hearings and…
  • Feb 18

    48 Questions the FBI Uses to Determine if Someone Is a Likely Terrorist

    48 Questions the FBI Uses to Determine if Someone Is a Likely Terrorist
    Cora Currier, Murtaza Hussain FOR THE PAST year and a half, the FBI has been using a secret scoring system to judge the likelihood that someone will carry out a violent attack. The survey, called “Indicators of…
  • Feb 18

    Bought a couch? Need a truck? Try Truxx

    Bought a couch? Need a truck? Try Truxx
    Matt Steecker , ithacajournal.com | @MSteecker Buying large merchandise at a store is never a pleasant experience, especially for those who don’t have a vehicle with plenty of cargo space. Now a Syracuse man, partnered with…
Rank this Week: 611

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 399

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom:…

LexisNexis Legal Newsroom: Environmental

Covers environmental law news.

http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/environmental/default.aspx
  • Feb 22

    Blog Post: NY AG's Fraud Powers Face Political Pressure

    Blog Post: NY AG's Fraud Powers Face Political Pressure
    Former American International Group Inc. CEO Maurice "Hank" Greenberg was just the latest to criticize New York's Martin Act when he called the securities fraud law a "very dangerous weapon," but experts said the new Republican administration…
  • Feb 22

    Blog Post: 9th Circ. Won't Reconsider Decision To Arctic Protect Seal

    Blog Post: 9th Circ. Won't Reconsider Decision To Arctic Protect Seal
    The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday denied a request from oil and gas interests, Alaskan local governments, and Native American tribes to reconsider a panel’s decision that the National Marine Fisheries Service reasonably relied on climate…
  • Feb 22

    Blog Post: Locke Lord Privacy Head, 3 Others Join Reed Smith In Houston

    Blog Post: Locke Lord Privacy Head, 3 Others Join Reed Smith In Houston
    A pair of seasoned environmental and privacy litigators, including the former leader of Locke Lord’s cybersecurity practice, and two experienced associates, have landed at Reed Smith LLP, bolstering the firm’s already deep…
Rank this Week: 714

Liberty Law Blog

Liberty Law Blog

Covers estate planning, estate taxes, probate and trusts.

http://www.libertylawapc.com/blog
  • Aug 6

    Successfully Passing the Family Business to Children

    Successfully Passing the Family Business to Children
    Some good reminders from www.estateplanning.com on the importance of being prepared to pass the family business to your kids: If you own and operate a business, you need to have a plan for the future of the business in the event you become…
  • Jun 28

    The Importance of Reviewing Beneficiary Designation

    The Importance of Reviewing Beneficiary Designation
    Did you know that if you do not properly designate beneficiaries on assets like life insurance & retirement accounts – those assets may be distributed to your “estate” instead of your intended beneficiary? This can increase the…
  • Jun 13

    Even young adults should plan their Estate

    Even young adults should plan their Estate
    Good summary article here on why its important for young adults to think about getting some basic documents in place. Tweet
Rank this Week: 730

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    Policy Options Article on Faulty Logic of Sexual Assault Trial

    Policy Options Article on Faulty Logic of Sexual Assault Trial
    Policy Options, the online journal produced by the Montreal-based Institute for Research on Public Policy, has just published an article entitled Tracking the faulty logic of sexual assault trials: "We’re mining Canadian court…
  • Feb 21

    2015-2016 Intake Report of the National Self-Represented Litigants Project

    2015-2016 Intake Report of the National Self-Represented Litigants Project
    The National Self-Represented Litigants Project recently published its 2015-2016 report on the background of self-represented litigants (SRLs) in Canada.This most recent report provides demographic data (age, gender, imcome, etc.) from 73…
  • Feb 20

    Primary Research Group Report on Inter-Library Loan Services for Research University Faculty

    Primary Research Group Report on Inter-Library Loan Services for Research University Faculty
    New York-based Primary Research Group has just published a report called International Survey of Research University Faculty: Use of Inter-library Loan Services:"The study presents data from a survey of more than 500 international research…
Rank this Week: 520

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Feb 23

    UB librarians discuss how fake news creates a cycle of misinformation

    UB librarians discuss how fake news creates a cycle of misinformation
    “When Cynthia Tysick sees a news story on social media, she diligently fact-checks it on Snopes and PolitiFact.“I’ve suddenly become the fact-checking guru on my Facebook feed,” Tysick, head of UB Educational Services…
  • Feb 22

    What Students Can Learn By Writing For Wikipedia

    What Students Can Learn By Writing For Wikipedia
    “Fake news has been, well, in the news a lot lately. But for the world’s largest crowdsourced encyclopedia, it’s nothing new.”Wikipedia has been dealing with fake news since it started 16 years ago,” notes LiAnna…
  • Feb 22

    Black History Month: Librarian of Congress on her Trailblazing Role

    Black History Month: Librarian of Congress on her Trailblazing Role
    “The first African-American and first woman to hold the position of librarian of Congress says she is partly in her role thanks to the inspiration of Frederick Douglass. Carla Hayden, who was sworn in last year, discusses with Roll Call…
Rank this Week: 273

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: 137

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Feb 21

    “Rock ‘n Roll, Redskins & Free Speech”

    “Rock ‘n Roll, Redskins & Free Speech”
    I have tried not to overload the blog with media coverage about our Supreme Court case involving THE SLANTS, but this is pretty ginchy:
  • Feb 16

    Gucci v. Frontline Processing: Giving credit for infringement where it’s due

    Gucci v. Frontline Processing: Giving credit for infringement where it’s due
    Originally posted 2010-07-12 08:05:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The essential role played by credit card companies in online trademark infringement was recognized in Gucci America, Inc. v. Frontline Processing...
  • Feb 16

    Impaneled in Seattle

    Impaneled in Seattle
    I’m here now for tomorrow’s McCarthy Institute and Microsoft Corporation Symposium, “Trademark Law and Its Challenges 2017” at the Amazon Corporate Conference Center. My panel looks like this: 9:50AM-11:00AM…
Rank this Week: 62

Linda's Law Blog

Linda's Law Blog

Covers Pennsylvania and New Jersey family law. By Linda A. Kerns.

http://lindakernslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    Our 2017 Christmas card.Can you figure out…

    Our 2017 Christmas card.Can you figure out the message?  Each year we incorporate the Philly Love Statue into a fun Christmas card, with the help of the fabulous Dominic Episcopo.Did you figure it out yet?  Answer after the…
  • Sep 28

    Significant change to Pennsylvania Divorce Law

    Significant change to Pennsylvania Divorce Law
    The Pennsylvania Senate recently voted to amend the Pennsylvania Divorce Code to shorten the time for a separation under section 3301D of the Divorce code from two years to one year.  Once Governor Wolf signs the bill into law, it will…
  • Aug 10

    What is Discovery?

    What is Discovery?
            Discovery is a process used in litigation where each side turns over all relevant evidence to the other party.  In divorce cases, the evidence includes documents that relate to the assets, debts and…
Rank this Week: 688

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Ask Dr. Copyright — Copyright Week

    Ask Dr. Copyright — Copyright Week
     Dear Doc:   I heard that January 16-20, 2017 was “Copyright Week”. Wow! Most of us get one day a year to celebrate. How does it feel to get a whole week?   Signed, Putative N. Fringer   Dear Mr. Fringer: I…
  • Feb 9

    Amazon Gets More Serious About Infringer

    Amazon Gets More Serious About Infringer
    If you sell branded products on Amazon.com, you may know that infringement is rampant.  You put up a product, it gets popular, and all of a sudden, like a many-headed hydra, other sites spring up selling “your” product at…
  • Feb 2

    Why Are Federally-Financed Drugs So Expensive?

    Why Are Federally-Financed Drugs So Expensive?
    After WWII, the Federal government and science in general rode a wave of public approbation resulting from the stupendous success of the war-ending Bomb.  Government money poured into basic scientific research, leading to many…
Rank this Week: 864

Listeria Blog

Listeria Blog

Covers listeria news and outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.listeriablog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Trader Joe’s Hummus Recalled

    Trader Joe’s Hummus Recalled
    Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Hummus (SKU #90642) and Trader Joe’s White Bean & Basil Hummus (SKU #91107) with “USE BY” date codes up through... Continue Reading
  • Dec 3

    Goat Cheese Recalled Over Listeria

    Goat Cheese Recalled Over Listeria
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advises consumers not to eat goat cheese products manufactured by Apple Tree Goat Dairy of Richfield, Penn. (Apple Tree), because the products have the... Continue Reading
  • Dec 3

    Herring Recalled over Listeria Risk

    Herring Recalled over Listeria Risk
    Royal Seafood Baza, Inc. of Staten, Island, New York is recalling various refrigerated ready to eat herring products because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 902

Litigation and Trial

Litigation and Trial

Covers topics related to civil litigation. By Maxwell S. Kennerly.

http://www.litigationandtrial.com/
  • Feb 16

    HR 985: A Sneak Attack On Veterans, Consumers, and Patient

    HR 985: A Sneak Attack On Veterans, Consumers, and Patient
    Without even holding a hearing, the House Judiciary Committee just passed a new bill (H.R. 985) that would make it far harder to sue large corporations when they cheat or hurt people. The vote was on party lines, with all Republicans voting…
  • Feb 8

    Rethinking Article III Standing Requirement

    Rethinking Article III Standing Requirement
    More than 2.6 million people tuned in to hear the Ninth Circuit’s oral argument in State of Washington, et al., vs. Donald Trump, President of the United States, et al, one of the cases challenging the Muslim refugee ban. It was a…
  • Jan 12

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud

    Donald Trump And Honest Services Fraud
    LBJ gave up his radio stations. Jimmy Carter gave up his peanut farm. Untangling Donald Trump from his web of companies and interests is a bit more complicated.   Yesterday, a team of lawyers at Morgan Lewis released a “white…
Rank this Week: 155

Litigation PostScript

Litigation PostScript

Provides information and practical tips on legal persuasion spanning pretrial and trial phases, for jury, bench and arbitration settings. By Persuasion Strategies.

http://www.litigationps.com/litigation_postscript_per/
  • Feb 23

    Witnesses: Know Your Seven Ways Out of the 'Yes or No' Trap

    Witnesses: Know Your Seven Ways Out of the 'Yes or No' Trap
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: For an attorney taking a deposition or conducting a cross-examination in trial, there is one key word that describes that attorney's strategy: control. The questioning attorney wants, maybe needs, to control the witness…
  • Feb 20

    Don't Fear the Reptile

    Don't Fear the Reptile
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: Take the Reptile seriously, but don't fear it. The en vogue strategic choice of the plaintiffs' bar, the idea that trial persuasion can be leveraged by careful and targeted attention to the fear impulse of the so-called…
  • Feb 16

    When You Want to Know, Ask Directly...Sometime

    When You Want to Know, Ask Directly...Sometime
    By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm: In voir dire, sometimes you want to choose a strategic and indirect way of asking, and sometimes you just want to come straight out and ask the question directly. In an interesting illustration of the difference between…
Rank this Week: 377

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 13

    Who Gets the Engagement Ring After a Breakup in Virginia?

    Who Gets the Engagement Ring After a Breakup in Virginia?
    For years, Virginia circuit courts were split on the question of who gets the engagement ring after a breakup in Virginia. Some courts held that the engagement ring could not be recovered because such claims are barred under…
  • Jan 25

    What To Do If You Have a Warrant Out For Your Arrest

    What To Do If You Have a Warrant Out For Your Arrest
    Typically, an individual becomes aware that they have been charged with a crime by being arrested or issued a summons on the spot at the time of the alleged offense. However, this is not always the scenario that plays out. In certain…
  • Jan 24

    Four Financial Steps to Take Before Divorce

    Four Financial Steps to Take Before Divorce
    Divorce is an emotional and overwhelming time in a person’s life. If you do not enter the divorce will the necessary financial information, the process may be even more overwhelming than anticipated. By taking certain…
Rank this Week: 44

Long Island Family Law and…

Long Island Family Law and Mediation Blog

Covers family law and mediation. By Law and Mediation Office of Darren M. Shapiro, P.C.

http://www.longislandfamilylawandmediation.com/
  • Feb 12

    Order of Protection Case or Family Offense Petition on Behalf of a Child?

    Order of Protection Case or Family Offense Petition on Behalf of a Child?
    A family offense petition, or order of protection, can be filed in New York on the behalf of a child when a parent suspects, or has evidence of an act of abuse or neglect initiated by another family member. To act within a child’s best…
  • Feb 3

    When Can Someone Request Maintenance or Modify Alimony After a Divorce in New York?

    When Can Someone Request Maintenance or Modify Alimony After a Divorce in New York?
    In the state of New York, it is possible for a spouse to request maintenance, or a modification to maintenance that has already been awarded under very specific circumstances. Crucially, an ex-spouse cannot simply request additional…
  • Jan 28

    When Should Courts Dismiss Child Custody Modification Requests without a Hearing?

    When Should Courts Dismiss Child Custody Modification Requests without a Hearing?
    In the world of family law, many issues regarding everything from divorce, to maintenance, and even child custody will depend on the unique factors that exist behind a particular case. For instance, whether child support is appropriate and…
Rank this Week: 511