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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

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/
  • Jan 23

    Ocwen Reaches Settlement With California Regulator

    Ocwen Reaches Settlement With California Regulator
    The embattled subprime mortgage servicer agreed to pay $2.5 million in penalties and pay for a third-party auditor to ensure that the firm complies with regulators’ requests for information.
  • Jan 23

    Blackstone Is Said to Raise $4.5 Billion for Energy Fund

    Blackstone Is Said to Raise $4.5 Billion for Energy Fund
    The Blackstone vehicle is among several efforts by big private equity firms to find investment bargains among oil and gas companies, many of which have been strained by the fall in oil prices.
  • Jan 23

    U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Challenges Insider Trading Ruling

    U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Challenges Insider Trading Ruling
    Federal prosecutors are mounting a challenge to an appellate court's verdict in an effort to reverse it, or at least narrow it.
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Jan 23

    Can You Be Prosecuted For Sharing A Link? The Troubling Case Of Barrett Brown

    Can You Be Prosecuted For Sharing A Link? The Troubling Case Of Barrett Brown
    The prosecution of a prominent activist and journalist raises very real and serious First Amendment concerns.
  • Jan 23

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.23.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.23.15
    * Today's NS is all about stupid stuff you shouldn't do. A woman poured hot bacon grease on an ex-boyfriend "because it was time for him to go." She's going to spend a couple of years thinking about whether that was the best way of telling…
  • Jan 23

    10 Résumé Tips From A Legal Recruiter

    10 Résumé Tips From A Legal Recruiter
    There is not just one right way of designing a résumé. But there are wrong ways.
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jan 24

    It Is Time to End Tenure at Age 70

    It Is Time to End Tenure at Age 70
    Dan Subotnik (Touro), Untenuring Tenure: A specter haunting the academy today is of an intellectually wizened white male professoriate refusing to step aside for au courant, energetic, ambitious, and of course diverse younger faculty. Part of…
  • Jan 24

    Maine Governor Proposes Taxing Large Charitie

    Maine Governor Proposes Taxing Large Charitie
    Wall Street Journal, Maine Gov. LePage Wants to Tax Big Nonprofits: A sweeping proposal to cut taxes for Maine families and businesses could upend one of the most widely accepted practices in the country: the property-tax exemption for…
  • Jan 24

    Houston Hosts Moot Court National Championship This Weekend

    Houston Hosts Moot Court National Championship This Weekend
    The University of Houston Law Center hosts the Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship this weekend. The sixteen law schools with the most highly ranked moot court programs are competing over an international tax problem.
Rank this Week: 4

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jan 23

    Colo. Wannabe Terror Teen Sentenced to Four Year

    Colo. Wannabe Terror Teen Sentenced to Four Year
    Shannon Conley, a 19 year old from Arvada, CO was sentenced to four years in federal prison today. She actually caught a big break. Had she not agreed to cooperate and plead guilty, for which the feds agreed to let her plead to the…
  • Jan 23

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Joseph Sledge of North Carolina has been released from prison after serving 37 years for murder. DNA proved he didn't do it, according to the three judge panel that heard the evidence. Sledge is the eighth person exonerated after the…
  • Jan 23

    Tsarnaev Trial Start Delayed, New Battle Over Venue

    Tsarnaev Trial Start Delayed, New Battle Over Venue
    Dzhokhar Tsarnav's defense team filed a third motion to change venue yesterday. They provided a lot of statistics and quotes from the voir dire process so far to show Tsarnaev cannot get a fair trial in Boston. In the filing Thursday,…
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Jan 24

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Force of Law" by Schauer

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Force of Law" by Schauer
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Force of Law by Frederick Schauer. Here is a description: Many legal theorists maintain that laws are effective because we internalize them, obeying even when not compelled to do so. In a comprehensive…
  • Jan 24

    Download of the Week: "Original Meaning & the Precedent Fallback" by Kozel

    Download of the Week: "Original Meaning & the Precedent Fallback" by Kozel
    Randy J. Kozel (Notre Dame Law School) has posted Original Meaning and the Precedent Fallback (Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 1, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There is longstanding tension between originalism and judicial…
  • Jan 23

    Kasner on National Security Leaks & Constitutional Duty

    Kasner on National Security Leaks & Constitutional Duty
    Alexander J. Kasner (Stanford Law School) has posted National Security Leaks and Constitutional Duty (Stanford Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 1, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Edward Snowden’s disclosure of national security information is…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 20

    'Sextortion': Online blackmail of men

    'Sextortion': Online blackmail of men
    SextortionIsn't it ironic that when the average citizen does it, it's a crime, but when the police do it for so called "sex stings", it's then magically ok? Video Description: Hundreds of thousands of men around the world are falling victim…
  • Nov 5

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry
    Video Description: Anyone convicted of a crime involving sex may be put on a public registry. At a conference on sex offender laws Vicky Henry, president of Women Against the Registry (WAR), tells of the horrendous consequences of the…
  • Nov 5

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say
    Original Article 10/17/2014 By Puck Lo Frank Lindsay, 62, is a father, small-business owner and avid surfer. He’s also one of 105,000 people in California — and 760,000 nationally — listed as a sex offender. In accordance…
Rank this Week: 7

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    5 Charged with Operating Loan Modification Fraud Ring

    5 Charged with Operating Loan Modification Fraud Ring
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Three men and two women have been charged with committing loan modification fraud by targeting Hispanic victims throughout Southern California. Three of the defendants are family members and are charged with leading a…
  • Jan 22

    Former Title Company Employee Heads to Prison

    Former Title Company Employee Heads to Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Maria Eliza Garza, Houston, Texas, has been ordered to prison following her conviction in conspiring to defraud seven different Houston-area banks or more than $2 million in 2007 and 2008. Garza pleaded guilty Sept. 4,…
  • Jan 21

    Couple Admits Lying to Obtain Mortgages, HELOC

    Couple Admits Lying to Obtain Mortgages, HELOC
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Timothy McCabe, 50, and Theresa Morales, 50, formerly of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Arcara, to bank fraud. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison, a…
Rank this Week: 8

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

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

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: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jan 24

    HRW: DRC using excessive force against protestor

    HRW: DRC using excessive force against protestor
    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Saturday criticized [press release] the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) of using “unlawful and excessive force” against protestors in the capital of…
  • Jan 24

    UN officials criticize Israel for unlawful demolition

    UN officials criticize Israel for unlawful demolition
    [JURIST] The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) [official website] on Friday criticized [press release, PDF] Israel for unlawfully demolishing Palestinian homes in West Bank and East Jerusalem this week. OCHA…
  • Jan 24

    Egyptian court orders retrial for 152 Muslim Brotherhood supporter

    Egyptian court orders retrial for 152 Muslim Brotherhood supporter
    [JURIST] An Egyptian court on Saturday ordered a retrial for 152 Muslim Brotherhood [party website; JURIST news archive] supporters sentenced in a mass trial last year. Thirty-seven were sentenced to death, and 115 others were sentenced to…
Rank this Week: 11

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

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

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • 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
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 12

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/
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
  • Jan 24

    Protest Group Foils Supreme Court on Cameras Again

    Protest Group Foils Supreme Court on Cameras Again
    The Supreme Court prohibits cameras in its courtroom, but twice now an activist group has captured video of protests it has conducted during court sessions.
  • Jan 23

    Lethal Injection Drug Protocol to Get High Court Review

    Lethal Injection Drug Protocol to Get High Court Review
    The Supreme Court said Friday it would examine whether Oklahoma’s lethal-injection protocol violates the constitutional prohibition on cruel and unusual punishments.
  • Jan 23

    NFL Taps Attorney Ted Wells to Lead ‘Deflategate’ Probe

    NFL Taps Attorney Ted Wells to Lead ‘Deflategate’ Probe
    The National Football League on Friday said it has appointed Manhattan attorney Theodore V. Wells Jr. to get to the bottom of "deflategate," the burgeoning controversy over whether the New England Patriots illegally altered footballs for last…
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jan 24

    Another remarkable exoneration thanks only to NC Innocence Inquiry Commission

    Another remarkable exoneration thanks only to NC Innocence Inquiry Commission
    On this blog, I typically do not extensively cover or frequently discuss exonerations and criminal appeals based on actual innocence claims because, as some may know, I fear guilt/innocence concerns can at times distort sentencing procedures…
  • Jan 23

    Eight years after Baze, Supreme Court takes up another lethal injection challenge

    Eight years after Baze, Supreme Court takes up another lethal injection challenge
    As reported in this new USA Today piece, taking up a "case that could have broad implications for hundreds of death row inmates, the Supreme Court will consider whether a drug protocol used in recent lethal injections violates the…
  • Jan 23

    "Where Do We Go from Here? Mass Incarceration and the Struggle for Civil Rights"

    "Where Do We Go from Here? Mass Incarceration and the Struggle for Civil Rights"
    The title of this post is the title of this recent essay by Robynn J.A. Cox from the Economic Policy Institute. Here is the essay's executive summary: On the surface, crime and punishment appear to be unsophisticated matters. After all,...
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jan 24

    FEDERAL COURT PERMANENTLY BLOCKS DISCRIMINATORY ARIZONA BAN ON DRIVERS LICENSES FOR IMMIGRANT YOUTH

    FEDERAL COURT PERMANENTLY BLOCKS DISCRIMINATORY ARIZONA BAN ON DRIVERS LICENSES FOR IMMIGRANT YOUTH
    Earlier this week, a federal district court judge in Arizona permanently blocked a ban on drivers' licenses for immigrant youth ordered by Governor Jan Brewer. The ruling is the latest in a series of victories for DREAMers in Arizona Dream...
  • Jan 24

    UC Berkeley Plans to Build a Global Campus, 10 Miles From Home

    UC Berkeley Plans to Build a Global Campus, 10 Miles From Home
    As reported by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the University of California at Berkeley plans to open a global campus. Under the plan, partner universities from around the world would set up shop at a new outpost just 10 miles...
  • Jan 23

    Changing Patterns in U.S. Immigration and Population

    Changing Patterns in U.S. Immigration and Population
    The U.S. Census Bureau projects that net international migration to the United States will become the primary driver of the nation’s population growth between 2027 and 2038. This brief examines current population trends among the foreign-…
Rank this Week: 16

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: 17

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/
  • Jan 24

    Michigan Union Membership Falls to Record Low

    Michigan Union Membership Falls to Record Low
    We are used to seeing declining unionization and membership rates across the country. Another unfortunate trend (depending on your perspective) is a decline in unionization in those states that historically back organized labor. The great…
  • Jan 23

    Penalizing Coaches – No, Not Bill Belichick

    Penalizing Coaches – No, Not Bill Belichick
    There’s some reason to believe that employers are utilizing liquidated damages clauses in their employment contracts to a greater extent than previously. This makes sense from their perspective because damages from an employee’s breach of…
  • Jan 21

    Tomlins on Vinel’s The Employee: A Political History

    Tomlins on Vinel’s The Employee: A Political History
    Christopher Tomlins has posted a review of Jean-Christian Vinel, The Employee: A Political History (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013). Vinel teaches American History at Université Paris-Diderot, and his book traces the history of the…
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Jan 24

    "Same-Sex Marriage Likely, Not Guaranteed, Law School Profs Predict"

    "Same-Sex Marriage Likely, Not Guaranteed, Law School Profs Predict"
    "Same-Sex Marriage Likely, Not Guaranteed, Law School Profs Predict": This article appeared earlier this week in The Harvard Crimson.
  • Jan 24

    "Why Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Should Have Pleaded Guilty"

    "Why Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Should Have Pleaded Guilty"
    "Why Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Should Have Pleaded Guilty": Law professor JaneAnne Murray had this op-ed in yesterday's edition of The New York Times.
  • Jan 24

    "Can a baker refuse to make an anti-gay cake?"

    "Can a baker refuse to make an anti-gay cake?"
    "Can a baker refuse to make an anti-gay cake?" Michael McGough has this essay online at The Los Angeles Times. And at "The Volokh Conspiracy," Eugene Volokh has a post titled "No, bakeries don't have to take orders for cakes that say 'God…
Rank this Week: 19

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jan 24

    No Bad Blood Here: Turning the Clock Back With Parabiosi

    No Bad Blood Here: Turning the Clock Back With Parabiosi
    Parabiosis is a 150-year-old surgical technique that unites the vasculature of two living animals; it mimics natural instances of shared blood supply, such as conjoined twins or animals that share a placenta in the womb. Experiments with…
  • Jan 24

    Family Seeks to Access Son's Digital Data

    Family Seeks to Access Son's Digital Data
    When Bill and Kristi Anderson lost their son Jake in December 2013 from hypothermia, they were surprised to discover that without a search warrant, the law does not permit them access to Jake’s final text messages, phone calls or…
  • Jan 24

    The Outdated QPRT

    The Outdated QPRT
    Qualified personal residence trusts (QPRTs) may have outlived their usefulness and cause more damage to an estate plan than they are worth. QPRTs were popular in the 1980s when the Federal estate tax exemption was $600,000. The increase of…
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jan 24

    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO HOLD

    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO HOLD
    From the Press Release: WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a joint public workshop, Examining Health Care Competition, on Feb. 24 and 25, 2015, in the Constitution Center Auditorium…
  • Jan 23

    Either or Both Competition: A "Two-sided" Theory of Advertising with Overlapping Viewership

    Either or Both Competition: A "Two-sided" Theory of Advertising with Overlapping Viewership
    Attila Ambrus (Duke University), Emilio Calvano (CSEF, Universita di Napoli Federico II), and Markus Reisinger (Otto Beisheim School of Management) Either or Both Competition: A "Two-sided" Theory of Advertising with Overlapping…
  • Jan 23

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle: The New EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions January Issue

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle: The New EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions January Issue
    CPI Antitrust Chronicle: The New EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions The new EU Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions came into force on Christmas Day, with a promise of wide-spread effects. It's designed to increase the ability of…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    District Court Invalidates Alabama Same-Sex Marriage Ban

    District Court Invalidates Alabama Same-Sex Marriage Ban
    In Searcy v. Strange, (SD AL, Jan. 23, 2015), an Alabama federal district court invalidated Alabama statutory and constitutonal provisions that bar same-sex marriage.  The court found that the provisions are unconstitutional under the…
  • Jan 24

    California Judicial Ethics Code Changed To Bar Judges From Membership In Boy Scout

    California Judicial Ethics Code Changed To Bar Judges From Membership In Boy Scout
    As reported by the Los Angeles Times, on Wednesday, the California Supreme Court approved a recommendation of an ethics advisory committee to strengthen the prohibition in California Code of Judicial Ethics, Sec. 2.C. that prohibits judges…
  • Jan 24

    Police Sued For Requiring Muslim Woman To Remove Hijab While Being Booked

    Police Sued For Requiring Muslim Woman To Remove Hijab While Being Booked
    The Detroit News reports on a lawsuit filed Thursday in a Michigan federal district court by a Muslim woman who was required by Dearborn Heights (MI) police to remove her hijab while she was being booked on a traffic misdemeanor charge.…
Rank this Week: 23

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/
  • Jan 24

    Law School Centers: The Good, the Not-So-Bad, and the Largely Unknown

    Law School Centers: The Good, the Not-So-Bad, and the Largely Unknown
    I teach at a law school that does not have any centers. When I arrived, I noticed this and tried to change it. There is currently a large sign on my door that reads, “Future Home of the Wake Forest Constitutional Law Center.” Last spring,…
  • Jan 24

    Game theory post 4 of N: extensive form games, a deep dive

    Game theory post 4 of N: extensive form games, a deep dive
    How about some Saturday game theory over brunch? The one-round strategic form games of the previous post are the simplest possible presentation of some actual game theory. Now I want to put on my political scientist hat and dig into a…
  • Jan 23

    JOTWELL: Leong on Rush on geographic diversity

    JOTWELL: Leong on Rush on geographic diversity
    The new Courts Law essay comes from Nancy Leong (Denver), reviewing Sharon E. Rush's Federalism, Diversity, Bias, and Article III (Missouri L. Rev.), which explores the role of geographic diversity in the federal judiciary.
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

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
  • Jan 21

    CFP: Artificial Intelligence and Law—Special Issue in Honor of Jon Bing

    CFP: Artificial Intelligence and Law—Special Issue in Honor of Jon Bing
    A call for papers has been issued for a special issue in honor of the late Jon Bing, of the journal Artificial Intelligence and Law. Provisionally, the selected papers will...
  • Jan 20

    The Heyman Center: Interdisciplinary Conference on American Immigration

    The Heyman Center: Interdisciplinary Conference on American Immigration
    The Society of Fellows in the Humanities (Columbia University) will be presenting “Managing Borders: An Interdisciplinary Conference on American Immigration Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act...
  • Jan 19

    CFP LatCrit 2015: Twentieth Anniversary Conference—Anaheim, CA

    CFP LatCrit 2015: Twentieth Anniversary Conference—Anaheim, CA
    Calls for Proposals are being accepted for the Twentieth Anniversary Conference of LatCrit takes place Oct. 1-3, 2015 at the DoubleTree at Hilton Hotel Anaheim – Orange County. The theme is Critical...
Rank this Week: 26

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: 27

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 23

    The Friday Fillip: Pass on It or Pass It On

    The Friday Fillip: Pass on It or Pass It On
    There is the duty of abstaining from bothering your neighbours with remarks about the weather, or platitudinarianisms upon things in general.The Times, September 4, 1873 [via OED] As a complainant or two has reminded me, I’ve already…
  • Jan 23

    How to Find Cases in English Translation, Revisited

    How to Find Cases in English Translation, Revisited
    Back in 2012, I wrote a Slaw blog post on “Tracking Down the Brazilian Anencephalic Abortion Case, in English.” I thought I’d revisit this frequently-asked foreign, comparative, and international law (FCIL) legal research…
  • Jan 22

    New Blog for Legal Education Micro-Charity CLEW

    New Blog for Legal Education Micro-Charity CLEW
    You may remember a guest column posted a few months ago here on Slaw written by John Claydon, titled Canadian lawyers making a difference in Cambodia. In it, John describes how a five-lawyer Toronto firm, Bennett Gastle,…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Jan 23

    Court to rule on lethal-injection protocol

    Court to rule on lethal-injection protocol
    The Supreme Court agreed on Friday afternoon to hear the appeal of three Oklahoma death-row inmates who are challenging the three-drug protocol the state now uses for executions.  The Court on January 15 had refused, by a five-to-four…
  • Jan 23

    This week’s argument audio

    This week’s argument audio
    Oyez has posted audio recordings of this week’s oral arguments. The Court heard arguments this week in: Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc. Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v.…
Rank this Week: 30

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: 31

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/
Rank this Week: 32

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 33

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 34

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 24

    The Forecasting Power of Consumer Attitudes for Consumer Spending

    The Forecasting Power of Consumer Attitudes for Consumer Spending
    Working Paper No. 14-10 by Michelle L. Barnes and Giovanni P. Olivei 2014 Series “The widely studied Reuters/Michigan Index of Consumer Sentiment is constructed from the answers to five questions from the more comprehensive…
  • Jan 24

    Economic Policy Uncertainty and Risk Spillovers in the Eurozone

    Economic Policy Uncertainty and Risk Spillovers in the Eurozone
    Bernal, Oscar and Gnabo, Jean-Yves and Guilmin, Grégory, Economic Policy Uncertainty and Risk Spillovers in the Eurozone (January 22, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2554046 “This paper focuses on…
  • Jan 24

    Education Rights and Wrong

    Education Rights and Wrong
    Heise, Michael, Education Rights and Wrongs: Publicly Funded Vouchers, State Constitutions, and Education Death Spirals (November 1, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2554070 “Professor Julie Mead considers…
Rank this Week: 35

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jan 24

    Freedom of Speech, Blasphemy, and Terrorism After Charlie Hebdo

    Freedom of Speech, Blasphemy, and Terrorism After Charlie Hebdo
    The Economist discusses whether crackdowns on freedom of speech and freedom of the press around the world are likely, or already happening, after the Charlie Hebdo attack.
  • Jan 24

    Balancing Test

    Balancing Test
    Martin London on the protections of the First Amendment for terrorist speech.
  • Jan 23

    The FCC and the Open Internet

    The FCC and the Open Internet
    Arthur H. Neill, New Media Rights & California Western School of Law, has published How the FCC Can Preserve the Open Internet & Net Neutrality Through Title II Reclassification. Here is the abstract. The case for reclassifying…
Rank this Week: 36

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
  • Jan 23

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 01.23.15

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 01.23.15
    Austin Sarat, Matthew Anderson, and Cathrine O. Frank are the editors of an excellent publication, Law and the Humanities: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2014).  Included are a valuable chapter on the origins of the discipline by the three…
  • Jan 22

    A Word Missing From the Constitution

    A Word Missing From the Constitution
    The answer is “Governor.”  The Constitution never refers to the Governor of a State.  The phrases used instead are “executive authority” or “executive officer.”  I’m not sure why.…
  • Jan 22

    FAN 44.1 (First Amendment News) — Professor William Van Alstyne weighs in on Citizens United

    FAN 44.1 (First Amendment News) — Professor William Van Alstyne weighs in on Citizens United
    In yesterday’s FAN column I posted the comments of thirteen noted First Amendment lawyers and scholars concerning their views of Citizens United, this on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the case. One of those who read…
Rank this Week: 37

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/
Rank this Week: 38

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Study: Mobile driving international social media growth

    Study: Mobile driving international social media growth
    The growth of mobile is having a huge impact on the growth of Internet and social media use worldwide. While Web traffic from laptops and desktop computers grew 13 percent, traffic from mobile devices and tablets grew 56 percent. This from…
  • Jan 24

    South Carolina ban of social media use by state employees is nut

    South Carolina ban of social media use by state employees is nut
    Cassie Cope (@cassielcope), reporting for Columbia’s daily, The State, reports that the State of South Carolina is banning the use of all social media by state workers. The ban is pursuant to a new code of conduct to take effect this…
  • Jan 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Breaches and the Board Room, Metrics in Law, Bankruptcy Court

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Breaches and the Board Room, Metrics in Law, Bankruptcy Court
    It’s time to call it a week and close up shop and call it a week, but before then, and even before the Top 10—be sure to check out Zosha’s piece today on the President’s four big cyber security priorities. And…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jan 15

    Work On! WAPPP Research Fellowship Program (deadline Feb. 13)

    Work On! WAPPP Research Fellowship Program (deadline Feb. 13)
    The Harvard Kennedy School’s Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) offers non-stipendiary fellowships to exceptional scholars who are conducting gender-related research in one of WAPPP’s four focal areas (economic…
  • Jan 15

    Work On! ASIL Helton Fellowships (deadline THIS MONDAY, Jan. 19)

    Work On! ASIL Helton Fellowships (deadline THIS MONDAY, Jan. 19)
    The American Society for International Law (ASIL) is accepting applications for its 2015 Helton Fellowships. The Helton Fellowship Program, established in 2004, recognizes the legacy of Arthur C. Helton, an ASIL member who died in the August…
  • Jan 15

    Go On! iCourts/PluriCourts Summer School in Copenhagen (deadline April 1)

    Go On! iCourts/PluriCourts Summer School in Copenhagen (deadline April 1)
    The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts – Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order is hosting a high-level summer school for PhD students working on…
Rank this Week: 40

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jan 21

    It’s Working!

    It’s Working!
    Ebola Outbreak Finally Receding in Sierra Leone; CDC Modeling Was Incredibly Accurate
  • Jan 20

    Help Identify Miami’s Totemic Animal

    Help Identify Miami’s Totemic Animal
    Miami’s a tough challenge for a totemic animal – this place is a melting pot of not-very-melted elements. It’s South but not Southern. Cosmopolitan but, as the joke says, ‘so close to the United States’. Urban…
  • Jan 16

    Eric Holder’s Finest Hour

    Eric Holder’s Finest Hour
    Goodbye to most civil forfeiture. I have never been much of a fan of Holder’s — indeed I thought he was one of the most destructive members of the Cabinet in large part for his failure to prosecute torturers, but … Continue…
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • Jan 21

    Ford v. United States | New Maryland Malpractice Opinion

    Ford v. United States | New Maryland Malpractice Opinion
    A U.S. federal court judge made a ruling on some motions that are of interest to Maryland medical malpractice attorneys.  They deal with a motion for summary judgment and, a pet interest of mine, holding defendants feet to the fire when…
  • Jan 12

    Valuing Car Accident Cases in Maryland: 12 Factors That Matter

    Valuing Car Accident Cases in Maryland: 12 Factors That Matter
    Valuing car accident cases for settlement in Maryland is a challenge. The most important thing in any case is the severity of the injuries. That is probably all that should matter.  But there are many more variables that drive how much…
  • Jan 9

    Medical Malpractice Settlement Formula? How to Value Case

    Medical Malpractice Settlement Formula? How to Value Case
    Most malpractice lawsuits in Maryland are resolved after negotiating through adversarial bargaining.  At the end of the day, our clients only have two options: settle or go to trial. Sometimes, they do not even have two options.…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jan 20

    Stream On?: How Canadian Law Views Online Streaming Video

    Stream On?: How Canadian Law Views Online Streaming Video
    The misuse of Canada's new copyright notice-and-notice system has attracted considerable media and political attention over the past week. With revelations that some rights holders are requiring Internet providers to send notifications that…
  • Jan 20

    How Canadian Law Views Online Streaming Video

    How Canadian Law Views Online Streaming Video
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on January 17, 2015 as How Canadian Law Views Online Streaming Video The misuse of Canada’s new copyright notice-and-notice system has attracted considerable media and political attention over the past week.…
  • Jan 14

    Videotron’s Odd Copyright Notices: No User Rights and Inaccurate Privacy Information

    Videotron’s Odd Copyright Notices: No User Rights and Inaccurate Privacy Information
    As the misuse of the Canada's copyright notice-and-notice system continues to attract attention, Industry Canada has taken the first step to try to alleviate public concern. The department has posted an advisory on the notice-and-notice…
Rank this Week: 43

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jan 23

    Here’s the Secret Silk Road Journal From the Laptop of Ross Ulbricht

    Here’s the Secret Silk Road Journal From the Laptop of Ross Ulbricht
    As the saga of the Silk Road has unfolded over the last four years, everyone has had an opinion about the unprecedented, billion-dollar online narcotics bazaar, from press to politicians to prosecutors. Even the pseudonymous mastermind of the…
  • Jan 23

    Aspiring Singer Arrested in Israel on Suspicion of Hacking Madonna

    Aspiring Singer Arrested in Israel on Suspicion of Hacking Madonna
    The specific hackers behind the Sony breach and data leaks may never be identified or arrested. But authorities say they have caught a hacker behind another high-profile breach: the intrusion into computers owned by Madonna, which resulted in…
  • Jan 22

    Barrett Brown Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison in Connection to Stratfor Hack

    Barrett Brown Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison in Connection to Stratfor Hack
    Barrett Brown, who became a cause célèbre after he was charged with crimes related to the 2011 Stratfor hack, will not go free as his supporters hoped. He was sentenced today in Texas to five years and three months in prison.…
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Nov 25

    Technology and theatre in a library

    Technology and theatre in a library
    When I read Where Humbert Humbert Might Whisper in Your Ear in the New York Times on a flight back to Colombo from the US, I immediately thought of doing something along the same lines in Sri Lanka to explore to what degree, post-war, we…
Rank this Week: 45