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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/
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/
  • May 26

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.26.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.26.15
    * A divided Fifth Circuit panel delivered bad news for President Obama on immigration today. [How Appealing] * Want to track the Dewey & LeBoeuf criminal case in real time? Dewey have a resource for you: the liveblog of Law360. [Law360] *…
  • May 26

    The Crappiness Of Flood Insurance

    The Crappiness Of Flood Insurance
    Just to recap: Insurance companies are terrible.
  • May 26

    Fear, Loathing, And Space Cakes: How Should States Regulate Marijuana Edibles?

    Fear, Loathing, And Space Cakes: How Should States Regulate Marijuana Edibles?
    Let cannabis entrepreneurs show how responsible they can be before strapping their products and their bottom lines with even more red tape.
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 26

    How To Keep Control Of Your Classroom

    How To Keep Control Of Your Classroom
    Inside Higher Ed, How Not to Lose Control of a Class: It might be every professor’s worst nightmare: losing control of a class with no hope of getting it back on track. That appears to be what happened this semester at Texas A&M…
  • May 26

    Sheppard: Tax Multinationals' Excess Cash

    Sheppard: Tax Multinationals' Excess Cash
    Forbes: Tax Multinationals' Excess Cash, by Lee Sheppard: Multinationals have too much cash. So we should tax it away from them. But that’s not how official Washington thinks. In the capitol, the surfeit of cash is being used as an excuse…
  • May 26

    Governor Brown Exempts University Of California Law Students From $1,500 Fee Increase Imposed On All Other Grad Student

    Governor Brown Exempts University Of California Law Students From $1,500 Fee Increase Imposed On All Other Grad Student
    Los Angeles Times, UC Law Students Celebrate Exemption From Supplemental Fee Increases: What was in effect a footnote in Gov. Jerry Brown's recent proposed budget for the University of California has turned into a cause for major celebration…
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/
  • May 24

    Sunday Night Open Thread

    Sunday Night Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. Here it is, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • May 24

    Sunday TV Watching

    Sunday TV Watching
    It's been raining and cold in Denver for days. Perfect activity for being indoors on a holiday weekend: Watching the final 24 episodes of Season 1 of El Cartel, aka Cartel De Los Sapos (Cartel of the Snitches.) Unimas has been re-airing…
  • May 24

    India Prepares 28k Chargesheet Against Shami Witne

    India Prepares 28k Chargesheet Against Shami Witne
    The Bangladore Police say they will file charges against Mehdi Masroor Biswas, aka @Shami Witness, next week. We have finally received the MHA’s approval. Now, we will file the chargesheet against him next week. We have built a solid…
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 7

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015
    This is Once Fallen's video and commentary on the Rally In Tally, a collaborative effort between various organizations within the Anti-Registry Movement (ARM). The purpose of the rally was to bring a bold message to one of the strongholds of…
  • May 7

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach
    A couple in Florida is facing fifteen years in prison after they were caught having sex on a public beach. The incident happened at Bradenton Beach and apparently there was a number of witnesses including children. Ana Kasparian and Cenk…
  • Apr 22

    Sentence Extended

    Sentence Extended
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By No Chance: I was sentenced to 8 months for "Sexual Assault of a Child" 15 years ago. Since then I have had many people give me a chance.…
Rank this Week: 6

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 26

    Fraudster Receives 7 Year Prison Term for $15M Mortgage Scam

    Fraudster Receives 7 Year Prison Term for $15M Mortgage Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Timothy Ricks, 47, East Orange, New Jersey, was sentenced to 84 months in prison for conspiring to defraud financial institutions and launder stolen funds as part of a $15 million mortgage fraud scam that used phony…
  • May 26

    3 Charged With Deceiving Homeowners into Selling Their Home

    3 Charged With Deceiving Homeowners into Selling Their Home
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mario Alvarenga, Rajesh Maddiwar, and Amir Meiri were arrested for participating in a scheme wherein, through an organization that advertised help to those seeking loan modifications to avoid foreclosure, obtained…
  • May 26

    Company VP Admits Misrepresenting Collateral to Obtain $35M Loan

    Company VP Admits Misrepresenting Collateral to Obtain $35M Loan
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark Yaffe, 55, Tampa, Florida, has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud admitting his role in misrepresenting the extent of company collateral to Sovereign Bank in order to borrow $35 million.…
Rank this Week: 7

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • May 26

    Albert on the Difficulty of Constitutional Amendment in Canada

    Albert on the Difficulty of Constitutional Amendment in Canada
    Richard Albert (Boston College - Law School) has posted The Difficulty of Constitutional Amendment in Canada (Alberta Law Review, Vol. 39 (2015), Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Scholars of comparative constitutional law would…
  • May 26

    Follesdal on Machiavelli & International Law

    Follesdal on Machiavelli & International Law
    Andreas Follesdal (Pluricourts) has posted Machiavelli at 500: From Cynic to Vigilant Supporter of International Law (Ratio Juris Volume 28 no. 2, 2015: 242-51) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Machiavelli’s 500 year old treatise The Prince…
  • May 26

    In Memoriam: Daniel Meltzer (1951-2015)

    In Memoriam: Daniel Meltzer (1951-2015)
    I am saddened by the news that Daniel Meltzer, the Story Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, has passed. Meltzer was an important scholar of federal courts and criminal procedure and also did work in constitutional law, remedies, and...
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/
  • May 26

    Supreme Court to rule in voter equality case

    Supreme Court to rule in voter equality case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] agreed Tuesday to rule in a major voter equality case, noting jurisdiction [order list, PDF] in Evenwel v. Abbott [docket; jurisdictional statement, PDF]. The question presented is: “whether the…
  • May 26

    ICTY orders Serbia to return Seselj to detention

    ICTY orders Serbia to return Seselj to detention
    [JURIST] The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) [official website] on Tuesday ordered Serbia’s justice ministry to return Vojislav Seselj [JURIST news archive], ailing alleged war criminal, to his detention…
  • May 26

    US journalist's closed trial begins in Iran

    US journalist's closed trial begins in Iran
    [JURIST] Washington Post [official website] correspondent Jason Rezaian’s trial began [IRNA report] on Tuesday in Tehran’s Islamic Revolutionary Court with a hearing that was closed to the public. Rezaian, a US-Iranian dual…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • May 26

    TRUCKERS NEED TO BE BUCKLED

    TRUCKERS NEED TO BE BUCKLED
    Student Art Contest Winners Communicate Why Truck and Bus Drivers Should Always Be Ready. Be Buckled. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recenty honored two elementary school students who won top…
  • May 26

    NEPAL WAS VULNERABLE

    NEPAL WAS VULNERABLE
    Nepal Was Vulnerable Before Earthquake by Nicole Naurath The earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 devastated a fragile country that was already vulnerable from a combination of a high population density, poverty, old…
  • May 26

    WATER & SANITATION LEADERS

    WATER & SANITATION LEADERS
    New index reveals unexpected leaders in water, sanitation progress 'WaSH Performance Index' first to rank countries on implementation of human right to water and sanitation University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill El Salvador, Niger,…
Rank this Week: 12

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: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 26

    Appeals Court Immigration Ruling: Key Excerpt

    Appeals Court Immigration Ruling: Key Excerpt
    The Obama administration’s plan to defer deportations for millions of undocumented immigrants suffered another legal setback Tuesday when a federal appeals court refused to stay an injunction that put the president's executive action on…
  • May 26

    Silk Road Founder Says Online Drug Bazaar Was Gift of Freedom Gone Awry

    Silk Road Founder Says Online Drug Bazaar Was Gift of Freedom Gone Awry
    Pleading for leniency, convicted Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht told a Manhattan federal judge that he had only good intentions when he created what prosecutors alleged was the most sophisticated criminal marketplace on the Internet.
  • May 26

    Art Activists Say NYC Suppressed Speech During Met Museum Protest

    Art Activists Say NYC Suppressed Speech During Met Museum Protest
    A trio of art activists has filed a federal lawsuit against New York City claiming their First-Amendment rights were violated during a protest last year outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 26

    "Charging Inmates Perpetuates Mass Incarceration"

    "Charging Inmates Perpetuates Mass Incarceration"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new Brennan Center white paper authored by Lauren-Brooke Eisen. Here is its introduction (with endnotes omitted): The American criminal justice system is replete with fees that attempt to…
  • May 26

    Nebraska Gov officially vetoes bill to repeal death penalty in the Cornhusker State

    Nebraska Gov officially vetoes bill to repeal death penalty in the Cornhusker State
    As reported in this local article, "Gov. Pete Ricketts delivered Tuesday on his promise to veto legislation that would repeal the death penalty for murderers in Nebraska." Here is more on the decision and what is likely to follow…
  • May 26

    "Implementing Just Mercy"

    "Implementing Just Mercy"
    The title of this post is thew title of this notable new piece authored by William Berry III now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: This book review essay explores the connection between Bryan Stevenson's recent book, "Just…
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
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/
  • May 26

    Family Film Blogging: Pitch Perfect 2

    Family Film Blogging: Pitch Perfect 2
    So, the Pitch Perfect series is not fun for the entire family (I learned this the hard way when my...
  • May 26

    A Chastened Post-Newman USAO Isn't Yet Embracing Mercy

    A Chastened Post-Newman USAO Isn't Yet Embracing Mercy
    We rarely get to point to a story in the New York Post, but I've always enjoyed its business coverage....
  • May 22

    SEC Villians Of The Week?

    SEC Villians Of The Week?
    The SEC announced an indictment against a financial advisor that got a bunch of public Georgia pension funds to invest...
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

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
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/
  • May 26

    EEOC Oversight Hearing

    EEOC Oversight Hearing
    image from eeoc.gov The Senate HELP Committee recently conducted oversight hearings on the EEOC's enforcement process (May 19, 2015). The hearings are now available online. The focus of these hearings is primarily on the EEOC's enforcement…
  • May 26

    Novel 4th Circuit Case Applies Nassar

    Novel 4th Circuit Case Applies Nassar
    Jon Harkavy (Patterson Harkavy) sends us word of Foster v. UMES. Here's Jon's description: [Foster v. UMES] is a Fourth Circuit case from late last week that deepens a circuit split about application on summary judgment of UT Southwestern…
  • May 26

    Yearbook of Comparative Labour Law Scholarship 2014

    Yearbook of Comparative Labour Law Scholarship 2014
    Steve Willborn asked me to post. CAS Just published: Yearbook of Comparative Labour Law Scholarship 2014. This is a collection of important articles that were published previously in one of the 25 journals of the International Association of…
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 26

    District Court Overturns Bankruptcy Court’s Living Trust Decision

    District Court Overturns Bankruptcy Court’s Living Trust Decision
    A recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has overturned a bankruptcy court in a case involving the estate of Linda Castellano. The District Court has decided that the Bankruptcy court improperly held…
  • May 26

    Estate Tax Plan Will Likely Be Rejected In Israel

    Estate Tax Plan Will Likely Be Rejected In Israel
    There are reports from the Hebrew Daily “Yediot Ahronot,” that plans to impose an estate tax are being shelved in Israel. The reports suggest that the new Israeli Minister of Finance, Moshe Kahlon, is thinking of rejecting the plan…
  • May 26

    Filipino Man Sets House Of Sister On Fire Over Inheritance

    Filipino Man Sets House Of Sister On Fire Over Inheritance
    A man in the Philippines set his sister's house on fire after a night of drinking and drugs. The man reportedly was upset that his sisters received more land through a family inheritance than himself. As of now, the man...
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/
  • May 25

    Consumer Search With Chain Store

    Consumer Search With Chain Store
    Sergey Kuniavsky, Munich Graduate School of Economics, writes on Consumer Search With Chain Stores. ABSTRACT: The Stahl model is one of the most applied consumer search models, with many applications and an empirical background. The present…
  • May 25

    Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage

    Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage
    ITO Koichiro, RIETI and Mar REGUANT, Stanford GSB theorize about Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage. ABSTRACT: We develop a theoretical framework to characterize strategic behavior in sequential markets under imperfect competition…
  • May 24

    Today is the holiday of Shavuot and my kids have linked the giving of the Ten Commandments to Antitrust!

    Today is the holiday of Shavuot and my kids have linked the giving of the Ten Commandments to Antitrust!
    Today is Shavuot (Feast of Weeks or the Pentecost to use the ancient Greek term) - the Jewish holiday to commemorate when God gave the Ten Commandments (and Torah) to the Israelites in the Sinai. The girls asked why the...
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Complicates Prior Estate Planning Device

    Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Complicates Prior Estate Planning Device
    A New York Times article six years ago reported on the use of adult adoption as an estate planning tool for same-sex couples who were prohibited by law from marrying.  The technique allows a same-sex partner to share as a beneficiary in…
  • May 26

    Another Decision Invalidating Alabama's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

    Another Decision Invalidating Alabama's Same-Sex Marriage Ban
    In Alabama last week, a federal district court took another step toward requiring all counties to issue licenses for same-sex marriages.  A federal district court had already issued an injunction against the attorney general and one…
  • May 26

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Steven H. Resnicoff, J. David Bleich: An Intellectual Portrait, (in Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes (eds), J. David Bleich: Where Halakhah and Philsophy Meet (Brill Academic Publishers, Forthcoming).Carl H. Esbeck,…
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/
  • May 26

    Wither Elonis?

    Wither Elonis?
    Another SCOTUS opinion day (and possibly another opinion week) has passed and still no Elonis v. United States, the true threats case argued on December 1. It is all-but-certain that the Chief has the opinion (he is the only one who has not…
  • May 26

    Law students’ most valuable experiences put them in the role of lawyer

    Law students’ most valuable experiences put them in the role of lawyer
    The following post is from Paula Schaefer (Tennessee) and is sponsored by West Academic. I spent the past three years chairing the review of the 1L curriculum at my law school, the University of Tennessee College of Law. As part of our…
  • May 25

    LSA Panel in Memory of Dan Markel

    LSA Panel in Memory of Dan Markel
    At 11:30 a.m. this Friday at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting in Seattle, there will be a Service Panel, entitled Combining Academic Work and Social Media Presence, held in Memory of Dan Markel. Panelists include former…
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
  • May 26

    Conference on Advancing Equal Access to Justice–San Francisco, CA

    Conference on Advancing Equal Access to Justice–San Francisco, CA
    UC Hastings College of the Law and Stanford Center on the Legal Profession (Stanford Law School) will host a Conference on Advancing Equal Access to Justice: Barriers, Dilemmas, and Prospects...
  • May 26

    Judicialization of International Law Conference–Oslo, NOR

    Judicialization of International Law Conference–Oslo, NOR
    The European Society of International Law (ESIL) will hold its 11th Annual Conference, “The Judicialization of International Law–A Mixed Blessing?,” on Sept. 10-12, 2015 at the University of Oslo. “The...
  • May 26

    Conference: Internat’l Law as a Mechanism for Justice–Essex, UK

    Conference: Internat’l Law as a Mechanism for Justice–Essex, UK
    The British Branch of the International Law Association (ILA) will its spring conference, “International Law as a Mechanism of Justice,” on May 29-30, 2015 at the University of Essex, Colchester...
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

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 26

    Lean and Efficient

    Lean and Efficient
    Alberta has new government. 21 days post-election, this is not news, but I am certain that there are Slawyers who are wondering what a new government in Alberta actually means. From the news release post swearing in of Premier Notley and her…
  • May 26

    Reading: Learning, Lounging and Escaping

    Reading: Learning, Lounging and Escaping
    I did it. I read a hundred books (#100Books) on my sabbatical. The whole list can be found here. Why did I do it? I set off to read 100 books because I felt I could and I should. As lawyers, we spend so much of our time reading but so little…
  • May 26

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Stop Inappropriate Gmail Messages From Going Out With Undo…
Rank this Week: 28

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    A call for financial transparency from the European Patent Office

    A call for financial transparency from the European Patent Office
    Having been returned to blogging duty, Merpel has turned her attention to the finances of the European Patent Office.  She wrote about this last year, examining the 2013 financial report of the EPO, and concluded that it was not possible…
  • May 26

    3D printing and the law: three recent studies and some recommendation

    3D printing and the law: three recent studies and some recommendation
    3D Cherries ...If you think that Bournemouth is just a rather old-fashioned traditional British seaside town, it's time to think again.  Not only has the local football team ("the Cherries") secured promotion to English…
  • May 25

    Monday miscellany

    Monday miscellany
    Forthcoming events.  Do please remember to check out the IPKat's Forthcoming Events list for lectures, seminars, conferences and other opportunities to get out and about, meet people and use IP as a perfect ice-breaker for those…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 26

    Appeals court keeps immigration policy on hold

    Appeals court keeps immigration policy on hold
    In a decision that seems likely to be challenged in the Supreme Court, a divided federal appeals court refused on Tuesday to permit the Obama administration to put into effect its new policy to temporarily spare more than four million…
  • May 26

    Major test on voter equality set for review

    Major test on voter equality set for review
    The Constitution has been understood for the past half-century to require that no individual’s vote count more at election time than anyone else’s.  The Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday, for the first time, to clarify how…
  • May 26

    Live blog of orders and opinions (Updated: Completed)

    Live blog of orders and opinions (Updated: Completed)
    We are live-blogging this morning as orders and opinions are released. Join us. 
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

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 25

    Women and Men of Harvard Law School: Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study

    Women and Men of Harvard Law School: Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study
    Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession – Women and Men of Harvard Law School: Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study, 2015 “Introduction – There is widespread consensus that the legal profession stands at…
  • May 25

    Justice Department Releases Drone Privacy Guidance

    Justice Department Releases Drone Privacy Guidance
    EPIC – “The Justice Department has released extensive “Policy Guidance” for the use of drones by federal agencies. The Guidance bans the use of drones to monitor activities protected by the First Amendment, requires…
  • May 25

    Report – $36M Command Control Facility in Afghanistan: Unwanted, Unneeded, and Unused

    Report – $36M Command Control Facility in Afghanistan: Unwanted, Unneeded, and Unused
    SIGAR – Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction May 2015 SIGAR-15-57-SP $36 Million Command and Control Facility at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan: Unwanted, Unneeded, and Unused “SIGAR found that DoD requested…
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

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: 34

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/
  • May 26

    UChicago's over-active spam filter

    UChicago's over-active spam filter
    If you've sent me a conference invitation or referee request to which I have not responded, please contact me again at bleiter-at-uchicago-dot-edu. I have in recent months caught one of each that somehow landed in "junk mail" for unknown…
  • May 26

    Our obsession with photograph

    Our obsession with photograph
    Irish philosopher Robert Grant comments.
  • May 26

    May 28 is "Thales Day" here in Chicago

    May 28 is "Thales Day" here in Chicago
    You heard that right. (Thanks to Michael Swanson for the pointer.
Rank this Week: 35

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
  • May 25

    On Memorial Day — Judge Richard Kopf Remembers Holme

    On Memorial Day — Judge Richard Kopf Remembers Holme
    Over at Hercules and the Umpire Judge Richard Kopf remembers — and it is fitting that he does — one of our greatest soldiers, a man who sacrificed much and in the face of it all saw many a dear friend fall. Make of Oliver…
  • May 22

    Why Do We Have Bicameralism?

    Why Do We Have Bicameralism?
    A key structural feature of Article One is bicameralism.  Why is Congress set up in this way?  There are many possible answers.  First, Congress was modeled on Parliament, which had two chambers–Lords and Commons.…
  • May 21

    Why empowering consumers won’t (by itself) stop privacy breache

    Why empowering consumers won’t (by itself) stop privacy breache
    Thanks to CoOp for inviting me to guest blog once again. As with my other academic contributions, the views expressed here are my own and don’t necessarily reflect those of my employers past or present. — Who bears the costs…
Rank this Week: 36

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • May 26

    EU Data Protection Law and Media Speech

    EU Data Protection Law and Media Speech
    David Erdos, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law; Trinity Hall, is publishing a revised version of Fundamentally Off Balance: European Union Data Protection Law and Media Expression in International and Comparative Law Quarterly (2015).…
  • May 26

    The Vanishing of Section 215?

    The Vanishing of Section 215?
    The National Journal on the effects of the expiration of Patriot Act Section 215.
  • May 26

    Andy Coulson Perjury Trial Continue

    Andy Coulson Perjury Trial Continue
    Coverage here from the BBC of Andy Coulson's perjury trial. Today the jury heard from James Weatherup, a former editor, at the now shuttered paper News of the World that phone hacking was standard procedure. Mr. Coulson, a former News...
Rank this Week: 37

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/
  • May 26

    Will I see you in Boston next week?

    Will I see you in Boston next week?
    I’ll be in Boston next Wednesday, June 3 through Friday, the 5th. On Thursday I’ll be at the 5th Annual Super Marketing Conference, co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP) and…
  • May 24

    Blogging is about you, the blogger, not the copy

    Blogging is about you, the blogger, not the copy
    You cannot tell it today, but one of the first books I bought when I started blogging back in 2003 was “On Writing Well” by William Zinsser. Zissner died earlier this month at age 92. The New York Times’ Douglas Martin…
  • May 23

    Where do you find niche areas for legal blog and business?

    Where do you find niche areas for legal blog and business?
    I was scrolling through my RSS feeds this afternoon and noticed the headline “Plaintiff’s lawyers take a liking to employee defamation claims.” The Recorder’s Marissa Kendall (@marisakendall) was reporting on a growth…
Rank this Week: 38

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Ethics On The Run

    Ethics On The Run
    My review of Alice Goffman’s On The Run: Fugitive Life in an American City was posted today on The New Rambler Review (an online journal edited by Eric Posner, Adrian Vermeule, and Blakey Vermeule). As you will see, I am...
  • May 22

    What does "structural change" mean?

    What does "structural change" mean?
    For several years we've been discussing whether the legal profession is undergoing structural change. But what do we mean by that phrase? For me, the key issue is whether the profession will continue to earn supra-competitive profits. As one…
  • May 21

    "Lawyers circling lawyers in frenzied Facebook ownership flap"

    "Lawyers circling lawyers in frenzied Facebook ownership flap"
    Story at ArsTechnica. Excerpt: A New York state judge earlier this month decided that as many as nine lawyers from various high-profile law firms who represented Ceglia must defend Zuckerberg's lawsuit. That decision came weeks before a…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 23

    Go On! Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers Conference

    Go On! Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers Conference
    For those of you in the Washington, D.C. area June 1-2, the American Red Cross will be hosting a 2-day conference entitled Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers addressing emerging frontiers of humanitarian action, including service to…
  • May 20

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law
    In an article in the most recent volume of the Virginia Journal of International Law (http://www.vjil.org/articles/when-are-international-crimes-just-cause-for-war), I explore the relationship between the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP)…
  • May 20

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome back previous IntLawGrrls contributor Margaret M. deGuzman. Meg is associate professor of law at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, where she teaches criminal law,…
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/
  • May 25

    Tracking Protection Greatly Speeds Firefox

    Tracking Protection Greatly Speeds Firefox
    Firefox’s optional Tracking Protection reduces load time for top news sites by 44%. How to turn on Tracking Protection: In the Location bar, type about:config and press Enter. The about:config “This might void your…
  • May 24

    No Joke

    No Joke
    As The Wall Street Journal recently reported, “There’s an Uber for everything now. Washio is for having someone do your laundry, Sprig and SpoonRocket cook your dinner and Shyp will mail things out so you don’t have to brave…
  • May 23

    Ireland Embraces Marriage Equality

    Ireland Embraces Marriage Equality
    Videos like this carry the day in Ireland’s referendum: How long before the entire US catches up?
Rank this Week: 41

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • May 26

    Is It Possible for Passengers to Hack Commercial Aircraft?

    Is It Possible for Passengers to Hack Commercial Aircraft?
    Experts insist that what the FBI claims hacker Chris Roberts did on a flight is not possible. We examine why, and what is still unknown. The post Is It Possible for Passengers to Hack Commercial Aircraft? appeared first on WIRED.
  • May 23

    The Senate Fails to Reform NSA Spying, Votes Against USA Freedom Act

    The Senate Fails to Reform NSA Spying, Votes Against USA Freedom Act
    A last-minute bid to reform NSA spying before lawmakers break for a week-long recess failed early Saturday morning after hours of debate and filibuster overnight when Senate lawmakers voted 57-42 against the USA Freedom Act. Senator Mitch…
  • May 20

    New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Site

    New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Site
    A critical vulnerability has been uncovered by security researchers. The post New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Sites appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 42

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/
  • May 11

    New 4th Circuit Opinion | Did Doctor Lie for Disability Policy?

    New 4th Circuit Opinion | Did Doctor Lie for Disability Policy?
    The Fourth Circuit decided an interesting case that addresses an interesting insurance law questions while also touching on another issue that vexes medical malpractice lawyers in Maryland.  The 4th Circuit overruled a great judge,…
  • May 5

    The Only Way to Get More Than the Insurance Policy in an Accident Case

    The Only Way to Get More Than the Insurance Policy in an Accident Case
    What boggles peoples minds is the fact that a large number of Maryland car accidents that lead to death and disability settle for $100,000 or less.  Some settle for $30,000 in case where the liability is clear or even if the defendant…
  • Apr 15

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study
    A new study on emergency room malpractice was released today that looks at why ER doctors are so frequently sued in misdiagnosis claims. The study was conducted by The Doctors Company, which is a big insured of doctors, hospitals and…
Rank this Week: 43

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
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
  • May 7

    Speaking notes: The future of tech and peacekeeping, re:publica 2015

    Speaking notes: The future of tech and peacekeeping, re:publica 2015
    Invited by ZIF – Center for International Peace Operations and representing the ICT4Peace Foundation, I spoke today at re:publica15 in Berlin, Germany on the future of peacekeeping and technology. The session this morning had…
  • Apr 6

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian
    Nalaka Gunewardene has an interesting article on smart cities published on Scidev.net, in which he makes the case our cities today are just too unhealthy and that the advent of smart cities will “enhance feedback loops within the…
  • Mar 29

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT
    The following note was penned to the co-ordinator of the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV), who asked me to go into some detail around the information security, gathering, archival and dissemination strategies I conceptualised…
Rank this Week: 45