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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 26

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace
    The Washington Post reports Trump is not nominating people to important positions: The Senate has confirmed 26 of Trump’s picks for his Cabinet and other top posts. But for 530 other vacant senior-level jobs requiring Senate…
  • Apr 26

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding
    Donald Trump and Jefferson Sessions lose another round in court, this time on the threat to withhold federal funds from cities that don't comply with its requests to detain undocumented persons when released from state and local jails or…
  • Apr 25

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again
    Ted Cruz is hardly the first to propose using forfeited assets from Mexican drug traffickers to pay for a border wall. In February, Rep. James Sensebrenner introduced H.R. 1067: Build up Illegal Line Defenses with Assets Lawfully Lifted Act…
Rank this Week: 2

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 3

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Apr 28

    Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner!

    Law Revue Video Contest 2017: The Winner!
    Who prevailed in this year's epic contest?
  • Apr 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.17
    * Try not to let the irony overwhelm you. [Deadspin] * If you are going to fail the bar exam, do it like a champion. [Excellence in Law School] * Impeachment may not be everything it is cracked up to be. [Huffington Post] * The Fox New…
  • Apr 28

    Stats Of The Week: NYC Rules Am Law Ranking

    Stats Of The Week: NYC Rules Am Law Ranking
    Further evidence that elite Wall Street firms are operating by different economic rules than the rest of the legal industry.
Rank this Week: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    FBI Most Wanted – Jaime Jesus Sola Avila

    FBI Most Wanted – Jaime Jesus Sola Avila
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jaime Jesus Sola Avila, a convicted felon, is wanted for his alleged involvement in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme that operated between Miami, Tampa, and Largo, Florida, in 2007 and 2008. …
  • Apr 13

    Cook County judge indicted on mortgage fraud charges – Chicago Tribune

    Cook County judge indicted on mortgage fraud charges – Chicago Tribune
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Judge Jessica O’Brien, a small-claims judge in Cook County, Illinois, was indicted on allegations that she lied and concealed relevant facts from lenders to obtain more than $1.4 million in mortgages on two South…
  • Apr 10

    Escrow Charged with Diverting Funds to Personal Account

    Escrow Charged with Diverting Funds to Personal Account
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kimberlee E. Himmell, 62, Massillon, Ohio, is alleged to have defrauded financial institutions out of more than $2 million by having escrow funds on home purchases deposited into her personal account.  Himmell…
Rank this Week: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 30

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads, with a new paper debuting on the list at #5: [398 Downloads] Background and Current Status of FATCA, by William Byrnes (Texas A&M) & Robert J.…
  • Apr 30

    Lederman Presents Does Enforcement Crowd Out Voluntary Tax Compliance? At Indiana

    Lederman Presents Does Enforcement Crowd Out Voluntary Tax Compliance? At Indiana
    Leandra Lederman (Indiana-Bloomington) presented To What Extent Does Enforcement Crowd Out Voluntary Tax Compliance? yesterday at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs Conference on Applied Research in Public…
  • Apr 29

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    Temperature Rises In Debate Over Closure Of Whittier Law School; Are 5-25 Law Schools In A 'Death Spiral' Leading To Closure Over The Next Five Years? Reports Of Extreme Income Inequality Are Exaggerated Due To Shift In S-Corporation Income…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 7

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Apr 28

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) DR (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 271 (26 April 2017) High Court (Administrative Court) Hudson v Crown Prosecution Service [2017] EWHC 841 (Admin) (28 April 2017) Goodman…
  • Apr 28

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk
    2017 c. 28 – Farriers (Registration) Act 2017 2017 c. 27 – Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 2017 c. 26 – Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017 2017 c. 25 – Local Audit (Public Access to Documents) Act…
  • Apr 28

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Transport Levying Bodies (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Contracting-out (Transfer and Transfer Payment) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Single Common Market Organisation (Emergency Aid) (England and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2017…
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    POWERED BY WORKING PEOPLE

    POWERED BY WORKING PEOPLE
    Lucas - A few weeks ago, I received a contribution to my re-election campaign from a supporter in the Bronx. She said her $5 donation was one citizen’s way of saying thank you for expanding pre-K to every four-year-old in New York…
  • Apr 29

    SCHNEIDERMAN'S 100-DAY HIGHLIGHTS

    SCHNEIDERMAN'S 100-DAY HIGHLIGHTS
    Friend, Today, as President Trump marks his 100th day in office, I want to update you on what my office has been doing to defend New Yorkers, our environment, our economy, and our constitutional rights. As New York’s chief law…
  • Apr 28

    JENNIFER LOPEZ: BOOTY CALL!

    JENNIFER LOPEZ: BOOTY CALL!
    @ Planet Hollywood, Las Vega
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Apr 29

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "A Global Political Morality" by Perry

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "A Global Political Morality" by Perry
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends A Global Political Morality: Human Rights, Democracy, and Constitutionalism by Michael J. Perry. Here is a description: In A Global Political Morality, Michael J. Perry addresses several related questions…
  • Apr 29

    Download of the Week: "Capital Punishment of Unintentional Felony Murder"

    Download of the Week: "Capital Punishment of Unintentional Felony Murder"
    The Download of the Week is Capital Punishment of Unintentional Felony Murder by Guyora Binder, Robert Weisberg and Brenner M. Fissell. Here is the abstract: Under the prevailing interpretation of the Eighth Amendment in the lower courts, a…
  • Apr 28

    Perry on the Introduction to "A Global Political Morality"

    Perry on the Introduction to "A Global Political Morality"
    Michael J. Perry (Emory University School of Law) has posted A Global Political Morality: Human Rights, Democracy, and Constitutionalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This SSRN posting consists mainly of the introduction to my new book: A…
Rank this Week: 11

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 29

    Turkey blocks Wikipedia as threat to national security

    Turkey blocks Wikipedia as threat to national security
    Turkey blocked [Turkey Blocks press release] the website Wikipedia [official website] on Saturday deeming it a threat to national security. Opponents say Turkey’s choice [Reuters report] to block the website further supports rights…
  • Apr 29

    Trump signs order reducing restrictions on offshore drilling

    Trump signs order reducing restrictions on offshore drilling
    US President Donald Trump signed an executive order [text] on Friday to lift restrictions placed on offshore oil drilling. According to a statement [press release], about 94 percent of the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) was either…
  • Apr 28

    Appeals court approves delay in case against air pollution standard

    Appeals court approves delay in case against air pollution standard
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Thursday granted a request from the Trump administration to stay ligation concerning an Obama administration air pollution regulation. The rule in…
Rank this Week: 12

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Jul 28

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer
      Many people get married but not everyone remains in this situation. Some decide to get a divorce for different reasons – they don’t get along or simply they don’t like being married anymore. No matter the reason,…
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
Rank this Week: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Apr 27

    Veterans Have a Right to Bring Class Actions, Court Rule

    Veterans Have a Right to Bring Class Actions, Court Rule
    A special veterans' court has the ability to hear class actions, an appellate court found.
  • Apr 26

    Legislation Would Make Cruise Lines Pay More for Deaths at Sea

    Legislation Would Make Cruise Lines Pay More for Deaths at Sea
    Legislation introduced in Congress on Wednesday would expose cruise operators to broader damages for passenger deaths, bringing the industry in line with airlines and land transportation companies. The Cruise Passenger Protection Act…
  • Apr 25

    Imitation Game: The Legal Implications of Voice Cloning

    Imitation Game: The Legal Implications of Voice Cloning
    “I am not a robot. My intonation is always different.” — “Donald Trump” “I am not a robot. My intonation is always different.” —”Barack Obama” Presidents Donald Trump and Barack…
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Apr 29

    "Is the death penalty un-Christian?"

    "Is the death penalty un-Christian?"
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this recent commentary authored by Mathew Schmalz, ans Associate Professor of Religion at the College of the Holy Cross and published in The Conversation. Here are excerpts: As...
  • Apr 29

    Illinois Law Review creates big online symposium to mark Prez Trump's first 100 Day

    Illinois Law Review creates big online symposium to mark Prez Trump's first 100 Day
    Via email I learned of an impressive and well-timed project completed by the Illinois Law Review: publication of this online symposium on President Trump's First 100 Days with 31(!) folks analyzing various aspects of the activities of the new…
  • Apr 28

    "Rethinking Federal Diversion: The Rise of Specialized Criminal Courts"

    "Rethinking Federal Diversion: The Rise of Specialized Criminal Courts"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new paper authored by Christine Scott-Hayward now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Over the last five years, there has been a proliferation in the federal system of...
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 30

    Law Enforcement Officials Take On DACA Students' Roles In Colorado Play

    Law Enforcement Officials Take On DACA Students' Roles In Colorado Play
    "Do You Know Who I Am?" is a one-act show featuring autobiographical monologues written and performed by youth living in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program, staged at the Motus Theater in Boulder,…
  • Apr 30

    How immigration detention compares around the world

    How immigration detention compares around the world
    Admir Skodo on The Conversation looks at immigrant detention around the world. The bottom line is not pretty: "Since the 1980s, all major Western states practice what they call civil or administrative confinement of undocumented…
  • Apr 30

    Immigration Article of the Day: Language as a Canary: The Role of Language in the Refugee Regime by Jin Sol Lee

    Immigration Article of the Day: Language as a Canary: The Role of Language in the Refugee Regime by Jin Sol Lee
    Language as a Canary: The Role of Language in the Refugee Regime Jin Sol Lee , Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Date Written: April 19, 2017 Abstract This Note will explore the role of language in asylum claims and specifically...
Rank this Week: 16

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 17

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 19

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 27

    Acosta Confirmed as Labor Secretary

    Acosta Confirmed as Labor Secretary
    The Senate has just confirmed Alex Acosta as the Secretary of Labor. The vote was 60-38. As I've said before, I was pleased with this pick given the current administration. Now the rubber meets the road. -Jeff Hirsch
  • Apr 27

    Lofaso on Workers Rights and Natural Human Right

    Lofaso on Workers Rights and Natural Human Right
    Anne-Marie Lofaso (West Virginia) has just posted on SSRN her article, Workers Rights as Natural Human Rights, which is to be published in the University of Miami Law Review. The abstract: We live in an increasingly polarized world: one…
  • Apr 26

    Call for Papers from Hunter College's National Center for Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education

    Call for Papers from Hunter College's National Center for Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education
    The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, Hunter College, has announced its call for papers for its 45th annual conference April 15-17, 2018. You can see the full announcement here,…
Rank this Week: 20

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 30

    Article on Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act

    Article on Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act
    Jay D. Waxenberg & Jason A. Lederman recently published an Article entitled, The Intersection of Trusts and Anti-Trust: Why You, an Estate Planner, Should Care About Hart-Scott-Rodino, 51 Real Prop., Tr. & Est. L.J. 431 (2017).…
  • Apr 29

    The Lesson of Three Girl

    The Lesson of Three Girl
    Go back to the summer of 1975, and there is a 21-year-old girl who just found a job and was moving out of her parents’ house. The girl had been on a strict diet to fit into one of her...
  • Apr 29

    Article on Fiduciary Obligations of Funeral Representative

    Article on Fiduciary Obligations of Funeral Representative
    James P. Spica recently published an Article entitled, Rights and Rites: Understanding the Fiduciary Obligations of Designated Funeral Representatives, 62 Wayne L. Rev. 185 (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Michigan Public…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    Challenge To Pennsylvania Legislative Prayer Practices Survive Motion To Dismi

    Challenge To Pennsylvania Legislative Prayer Practices Survive Motion To Dismi
    In Fields v. Speaker of  the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, (MD PA, April 28, 2017), a Pennsylvania federal district court in a 33-page opinion refused to dismiss on the pleadings an Establishment Clause challenge to the…
  • Apr 29

    Arkansas Disorderly Conduct Law Upheld Against Abortion Protester

    Arkansas Disorderly Conduct Law Upheld Against Abortion Protester
    In Duhe v. City of Little Rock, Arkansas, (ED AR, April 27, 2017), an Arkansas federal district court upheld the constitutionality of Arkansas' disorderly conduct statute in a suit by two participants in a pro-life event known as…
  • Apr 28

    India's Supreme Court To Hear Constitutional Challenge To Personal Status Law

    India's Supreme Court To Hear Constitutional Challenge To Personal Status Law
    NewsClick yesterday carried a lengthy article surveying the background and importance of the Shayara Bano case which will be heard by a 5-judge panel of India's Supreme Court next month.  At issue is whether laws involving personal…
Rank this Week: 23

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 24

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Missouri ex rel. Hawley v. Becerra 16-1015 Issue: Whether a state has parens patriae standing to challenge another state’s commercial regulations on the ground that those regulations violate the…
  • Apr 28

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

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: McWilliams v. Dunn Davila v. Davis Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California, San…
  • Apr 28

    Argument analysis: The Supreme Court struggles with the ACA’s patent provision

    Argument analysis: The Supreme Court struggles with the ACA’s patent provision
    In a surprise to virtually no one, the oral argument in the consolidated patent cases Sandoz v. Amgen and Amgen v. Sandoz showed the Supreme Court struggling to understand both the highly complex patent provisions in the Affordable Care Act…
Rank this Week: 25

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Apr 27

    reforming law reviews (a non-radical solution)

    reforming law reviews (a non-radical solution)
    In my last post, I outlined what I saw as the incumbent players who would be likely to resist significant and comprehensive reform. To summarize, most law reviews want to self-govern; administrators view their law reviews as co-curricular…
  • Apr 27

    #I

    #I
    Tomorrow, I'm fortunate to be travelling to the Yale Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference. I love the format of this conference, because you have to present someone else's paper and someone else has to present yours. This format really…
  • Apr 27

    More on summary judgment and qualified immunity

    More on summary judgment and qualified immunity
    Following on my post on Monday's cert denial in Salazar-Limon: Justice Sotomayor questioned that denial in light of the Court's recent summary reversals in cases denying qualified immunity. It is notable for the coincidence that on the same…
Rank this Week: 26

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
Rank this Week: 27

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 30

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Apr 28

    Burning Down (Or Perhaps Just Lightly Scorching) the House

    Burning Down (Or Perhaps Just Lightly Scorching) the House
    It seems to me that whenever we talk about litigants without counsel, the conversation inevitably veers toward the delays, costs and other inconveniences such litigants impose on court and counsel, and the sort of public legal education that…
  • Apr 28

    Disclosure and Investigated Complaint

    Disclosure and Investigated Complaint
    It is commonly difficult for prospective clients to obtain good information about lawyers and paralegals. The significant growth of brand advertising is cogent evidence of this. Potential clients assume that brand is evidence of quality when…
Rank this Week: 29

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 30

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 31

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 27

    2017 World Press Freedom Index – tipping point

    2017 World Press Freedom Index – tipping point
    “The 2017 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reflects a world in which attacks on the media have become commonplace and strongmen are on the rise. We have reached the age of post-truth, propaganda, and…
  • Apr 27

    How Libraries Became Public

    How Libraries Became Public
    Barbara Fister, April 26, 2017 – “Of all of our cultural institutions, the public library is remarkable. There are few tax-supported services that are used by people of all ages, classes, races, and religions. I can’t think…
  • Apr 27

    How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction

    How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction
    “When people talk about addiction, the first thing that comes to mind are illegal drugs, alcohol and tobacco. But in the mobile era, behavioral addiction is much more prevalent and pervasive — and the culprit is the ubiquitous…
Rank this Week: 32

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Ten keys for a successful law student blog

    Ten keys for a successful law student blog
    Our Law School Blog Network is coming alive with a good number of blogs by law professors and law students. Here’s ten points to mind for a more successful blog for law students yet to go live or not even …
  • Apr 27

    Can ALM keep up with law blogs on WordPress?

    Can ALM keep up with law blogs on WordPress?
    What’s better, ALM’s collective legal periodicals or the collective work of lawyers and other legal professionals who are blogging? Can ALM (f/k/a American Lawyer Media) survive the rising phenomenon of lawyers and law students…
  • Apr 24

    Whose Facebook friendship requests do I delete?

    Whose Facebook friendship requests do I delete?
    Yesterday, leading blogger, tech evangelist and speaker, Robert Scoble shared on Facebook eight ways to get him to “Delete Request” when you request his friendship on Facebook. I thought Robert’s points were pretty good and…
Rank this Week: 33

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Apr 28

    Police Demand Shop Install Surveillance, Give Cops Full Feed, and also Right to Ban Customer

    Police Demand Shop Install Surveillance, Give Cops Full Feed, and also Right to Ban Customer
    This story in the New Times seems outrageous: But in September, the city suddenly declared the store a nuisance, citing drug deals made nearby. And the Nuisance Abatement Board made a long series of demands, including one that struck Corine…
  • Apr 27

    Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Ought to Become a Democrat

    Rep. Ros-Lehtinen Ought to Become a Democrat
    Ros-Lehtinen Statement on Her Intention To Vote NO on Revised AHCA. Yes, she’d be one of the most right-wing members of the caucus especially on foreign policy (“Cuba”), but surely her sanity would take less of a beating.…
  • Apr 17

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student
    Jotwell, the online journal of reviews of recent faculty scholarship relating to the law (http://jowell.com), needs a UMiami Law Student Editor for 25-30 hours per week during the summer. The student editor is a blend of a substantive editor…
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New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
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Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
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Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Apr 29

    Great moments in obscure rock 'n' roll: Quicksilver Messenger Service, "3 or 4 Feet From Home," 1969

    Great moments in obscure rock 'n' roll: Quicksilver Messenger Service, "3 or 4 Feet From Home," 1969
    Quicksilver was part of the late 1960s psychedelic scene in San Francisco--they enjoyed more commercial success than Moby Grape, but not nearly as much as the Jefferson Airplane or Grateful Dead. To the extent one hears them on "classic…
  • Apr 29

    Allen from Indiana to Pitt

    Allen from Indiana to Pitt
    Colin Allen (philosophy of biology and cognitive science, animal behavior and cognition), Professor of History and Philosophy of Science and of Cognitive Science at Indiana University, Bloomington has accepted appointment as Distinguished…
  • Apr 29

    Toronto's Cheryl Misak interviewed...

    Toronto's Cheryl Misak interviewed...
    ...at 3AM.
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Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 29

    Reversing John Marshall

    Reversing John Marshall
    In my research on Justice Bushrod Washington, which I’ll discuss in some upcoming posts, I came across a curious piece of trivia.  How many times was John Marshall reversed by the Supreme Court? The answer is once, in The…
  • Apr 29

    Looking back on Bridges v. California (1941) — Some random thoughts inspired by Floyd Abrams’ new book

    Looking back on Bridges v. California (1941) — Some random thoughts inspired by Floyd Abrams’ new book
    The Bridges opinion was “a judicial Declaration of Independence for the First Amendment, freeing it from English law.” — Benno C. Schmidt One sign of a good book is its ability to engage readers, to…
  • Apr 28

    UC Davis Law Review, Issue 50:4 (April 2017)

    UC Davis Law Review, Issue 50:4 (April 2017)
    Articles Who Counts for One Person, One Vote? Nathaniel Persily The Interaction of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act After Young v. UPS Deborah A. Widiss Stitches for Snitches: Lawyers as Whistleblowers…
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Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
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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/
  • Apr 17

    SCOTUS and the Code of Judicial Conduct

    SCOTUS and the Code of Judicial Conduct
    I have an oped on CNN.com explaining why SCOTUS should adopt a Code of Judicial Conduct. Here is the gist: While Supreme Court justices obviously face the same quandaries and dilemmas as all other judges, they alone have no set...
  • Apr 9

    AALS Section on Professional Responsibility Call for Papers – 2018 AALS Annual Meeting

    AALS Section on Professional Responsibility Call for Papers – 2018 AALS Annual Meeting
    The AALS Section on Professional Responsibility invites papers for its program “Professional Responsibility 2018 Works in Progress Workshop” at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego. Two papers will be selected from those…
  • Mar 28

    Judges, Courthouses, and C-SPAN

    Judges, Courthouses, and C-SPAN
    The Virginia Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (JIRC) has filed a complaint against two retired judges alleging that they violated the state’s judicial ethics code by campaigning against a referendum to relocate the Augusta County…
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Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland
    Sepsis is a silent killer that should be diagnosed and treated with the same urgency as a heart attack.  But it is not treated with urgency and it is the one reason so many medical malpractice lawsuits in Maryland involve either missed…
  • Feb 2

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland
    Sepsis is a silent killer that should be diagnosed and treated with the same urgency as a heart attack.  But it is not treated with urgency and it is the one reason so many medical malpractice lawsuits in Maryland involve either missed…
  • Jan 30

    Nursing Home Bed Sore Cases in Maryland | Attention Referring Lawyer

    Nursing Home Bed Sore Cases in Maryland | Attention Referring Lawyer
    If you are a lawyer with a nursing home bed sore client in Maryland, I want you to refer your case to Miller & Zois (with an attorneys’ fee sharing relationship).  This post is directed to lawyers who do not regularly handle…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    At CAFC, Nintendo wins 101 judgment on the pleading

    At CAFC, Nintendo wins 101 judgment on the pleading
    This was an "Alice" case:In March 2015, Nintendo filed a motion for judgmenton the pleadings, asserting that the claims were ineligibleunder 35 U.S.C. § 101. Section 101 provides that“[w]hoever invents or discovers any new and…
  • Apr 28

    CAFC denies Nichia an injunction; patentee licensing weighs against a finding of irreparable harm

    CAFC denies Nichia an injunction; patentee licensing weighs against a finding of irreparable harm
    The CAFC affirmed Judge Gilstrap of ED Texas in the Nichia case,so no injunction for Nichia but infringement still stands:Nichia Corporation sued Everlight Electronics Co.,LTD., Everlight Americas, INC., and Zenaro Lighting,Inc.…
  • Apr 27

    Mural of Michelle Obama by Chris Devins in Chicago draws plagiarism charge from Gelila Mesfin

    Mural of Michelle Obama by Chris Devins in Chicago draws plagiarism charge from Gelila Mesfin
    There seems to be a mural in Chicago that was based on something from Pinterest, with the mural done without crediting the original source.The quotation below (from cw33) suggests that credit, rather than money, may be the primary driver in…
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ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Apr 1

    Human Rights & ICTs: Presentation to Amnesty International

    Human Rights & ICTs: Presentation to Amnesty International
    I was invited to give a presentation of around 20 – 25 minutes to Amnesty International’s 2017 Chairs Assembly & Directors Forum (CADF) meeting, held for the first time in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Focussed on the work done through…
  • Mar 21

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic
    I was invited to deliver a short-talk, as part of a public discussion looking at ‘Cross Cutting Dynamics of Online Democracy: Mainstreaming Internet Freedom and the Right to Privacy in Sri Lanka”, at the Bar Association of Sri…
  • Mar 21

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist
    ‘Corridors of Power’, a path-breaking project marrying constitutional reform and theory with architecture, is a finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017 awards, under the Urban Design category. As noted online,…
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