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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/
  • Jun 30

    Hedge Fund Manager Who Spent Investor Funds On Prized Teddy Bear Collection Gets Five Years Lopped Off Sentence

    Hedge Fund Manager Who Spent Investor Funds On Prized Teddy Bear Collection Gets Five Years Lopped Off Sentence
    Teddy-loving Paul Greenwood will be home sooner than he and his beloved stuffed animals thought.
  • Jun 30

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.30.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.30.16
    * This excerpt from Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis (affiliate link) explains how a kid from the Rustbelt felt like a fish out of water at Yale Law School. [Huffington Post] * Is the police culture in America at…
  • Jun 30

    Hello Practice Point, Goodbye Pain Point

    Hello Practice Point, Goodbye Pain Point
    This all-in-one resource will streamline your workflows so that you can focus on what really matters, producing impeccable results as efficiently as possible.
Rank this Week: 3

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jun 29

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Who is behind the attack at the airport in Turkey? Many signs point to ISIS, but they haven't taken credit. Here's why they may not claim credit. Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has filed two temporary writs of amparo against extradition…
  • Jun 28

    Institutionalists v. "Insurrectionists"

    Institutionalists v. "Insurrectionists"
    Today on Kagro in the Morning, in the midst of a discussion with David Waldman on the Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Women’s Health v Hellerstedt (PDF) (discussion begins (begins at 46 minute mark of the discussion linked…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court Strikes Down TX Abortion Restriction

    Supreme Court Strikes Down TX Abortion Restriction
    The Supreme Court ruled today that a Texas law limiting access to abortions was unconstitutional: The Supreme Court’s 5 to 3 decision ruled unconstitutional a 2013 Texas law that required all abortion providers to meet ambulatory…
Rank this Week: 4

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    The End Of Summer (Tax)

    The End Of Summer (Tax)
    As Pepperdine's summer session winds down, my wife and I hosted our third and final lunch today with my small but plucky tax class. This summer has marked several firsts for me: my first summer teaching at Pepperdine (after 11 summers…
  • Jun 30

    Faulhaber:Patent Boxes And The Limits Of International Cooperation

    Faulhaber:Patent Boxes And The Limits Of International Cooperation
    Lilian V. Faulhaber (Georgetown), The Luxembourg Effect: Patent Boxes and the Limits of International Cooperation: This article uses patent boxes, which reduce taxes on income from patents and other IP assets, to illustrate the fact that the…
  • Jun 30

    The Tax Lawyer Publishes New Issue

    The Tax Lawyer Publishes New Issue
    The Tax Lawyer has published Vol. 69, No. 3 (Spring 2016): 2016 Erwin N. Griswold Lecture Before the American College of Tax Counsel Emily A. Parker (Thompson & Knight, Dallas), Stroke of the Scrivener’s Pen: Role of a Tax Planner and…
Rank this Week: 5

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Mortgage Fraud Forfeiture Reversed as Excessive

    Mortgage Fraud Forfeiture Reversed as Excessive
    Melissa Beecroft was convicted, after a jury trial of conspiracy along with two counts each of mail and wire fraud. She was sentenced to three years in prison, five years of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution of $2,275,025. In…
  • Jun 30

    Convicted Wading River Ponzi schemer indicted — again | Riverhead News Review

    Convicted Wading River Ponzi schemer indicted — again | Riverhead News Review
    A disbarred Wading River attorney previously convicted in a $4 million real estate Ponzi scheme was indicted last month for wire fraud in connection with an alleged theft that occurred prior to her conviction, according to a federal…
  • Jun 30

    District attorney, AG investigate Roxbury real estate dealer – The Boston Globe

    District attorney, AG investigate Roxbury real estate dealer – The Boston Globe
    Suffolk County prosecutors are working with the state attorney general’s office as it investigates a Roxbury real estate dealer and two of his sons who are at the center of allegations of fraud and forgery involving numerous properties,…
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/
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/
  • Jun 30

    [Eugene Volokh] Cathy Young on feminism and men

    [Eugene Volokh] Cathy Young on feminism and men
    From Cathy Young, “Feminists treat men badly. It’s bad for feminism.“: Feminist male-bashing has come to sound like a cliche — a misogynist caricature. Feminism, its loudest proponents vow, is about fighting for…
  • Jun 30

    [Jonathan H. Adler] FBI seeking to prevent disclosure of information about Orlando shooting

    [Jonathan H. Adler] FBI seeking to prevent disclosure of information about Orlando shooting
    The Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. (Gerardo Mora/Getty Images) In the wake of the horrific attack on the Pulse nightclub, the Justice Department initially released a redacted transcript of one of the shooter’s 911 calls. Although that…
  • Jun 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Challenge to Maryland law banning speech that intentionally seriously distresses minor

    [Eugene Volokh] Challenge to Maryland law banning speech that intentionally seriously distresses minor
    My student Elizabeth Arias and I — with the invaluable help of local counsel Michael F. Smith (who has also helped us with Michigan cases) — have just filed a friend-of-the-court brief in one of the latest cases in the Aaron…
Rank this Week: 9

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/
  • Jun 30

    Ricks on Levitin on Full Reserve Banking

    Ricks on Levitin on Full Reserve Banking
    Morgan Ricks (Vanderbilt University - Law School) has posted Safety First? The Deceptive Allure of Full Reserve Banking (Forthcoming, University of Chicago Law Review Online) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In "Safe Banking," Adam…
  • Jun 30

    Pardo & Patterson on "Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience"

    Pardo & Patterson on "Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience"
    Michael S. Pardo and Dennis Patterson (University of Alabama School of Law and European University Institute) have posted Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Law & Neuroscience (Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience,…
  • Jun 30

    Meyer on Subnational Action & the Trans Pacific Partnership

    Meyer on Subnational Action & the Trans Pacific Partnership
    Timothy Meyer (Vanderbilt University Law School) has posted Local Liability (95 North Carolina Law Review (2017 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: On February 4, 2016, the United States and eleven other countries signed the Trans…
Rank this Week: 10

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: 11

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jun 30

    Federal court rejects Visa and Mastercard class action settlement

    Federal court rejects Visa and Mastercard class action settlement
    In a unanimous ruling on Thursday, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] rejected [opinion, PDF] a settlement agreement between retailers and credit card issuers. Millions of retailers had reached a $7.25 billion…
  • Jun 30

    Iowa Supreme Court upholds felon voting ban

    Iowa Supreme Court upholds felon voting ban
    The Iowa Supreme Court [official website] on Thursday upheld [opinion, PDF] a state law forbidding convicted felons from voting, even after serving their sentences. The American Civil Liberties Union [official website] brought suit in Griffin…
  • Jun 30

    Belgium appeals court lifts restrictions on Facebook data collection

    Belgium appeals court lifts restrictions on Facebook data collection
    The Brussels Court of Appeals [official website, in French] on Wednesday found that the Belgian courts do not have jurisdiction over Facebook’s collection and processing of data from users in Belgium. The court noted that Facebook…
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
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jun 30

    Split Iowa Supreme Court upholds state's broad felon disenfranchisement provision

    Split Iowa Supreme Court upholds state's broad felon disenfranchisement provision
    As reported in this local article, headlined "Iowa Supreme Court upholds ban on felons voting in Iowa," a divided state Supreme Court rejected a challenge to Iowa's felony disenfranchisement laws. Here is how the press report on the…
  • Jun 30

    New report highlights huge role of a handful of local prosecutors on the size of death row

    New report highlights huge role of a handful of local prosecutors on the size of death row
    This notable new report from Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Project highlights the consequential role of just a handful of local prosecutors on the modern US death penalty. The report, titled "America’s Top Five Deadliest…
  • Jun 30

    "The Power of Pell Grants for Prisoners"

    "The Power of Pell Grants for Prisoners"
    The title of this post is the headline of this new New Yorker‎ commentary authored by Clint Smith. Here are excerpts: Last Thursday, the Obama Administration selected sixty-seven colleges and universities across twenty-seven states to…
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

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 17

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Jun 30

    Machineguns do not receive Second Amendment protection, Fifth Circuit rule

    Machineguns do not receive Second Amendment protection, Fifth Circuit rule
    Machineguns do not receive Second Amendment protection, Fifth Circuit rules: You can access today's ruling of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at this link.
  • Jun 30

    "Frogs 1, landowners 0: Courts rule St. Tammany land vital to endangered species."

    "Frogs 1, landowners 0: Courts rule St. Tammany land vital to endangered species."
    "Frogs 1, landowners 0: Courts rule St. Tammany land vital to endangered species." Faimon A. Roberts III of The New Orleans Advocate has this report. And The Associated Press reports that "Appeals court upholds critical La. habitat for…
  • Jun 30

    "'Glaring' conflict doomed $7.25 billion Visa/MasterCard settlement"

    "'Glaring' conflict doomed $7.25 billion Visa/MasterCard settlement"
    "'Glaring' conflict doomed $7.25 billion Visa/MasterCard settlement": Alison Frankel's "On the Case" from Thomson Reuters News & Insight has this post today. My earlier coverage of today's Second Circuit ruling can be accessed here.
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/
  • Jun 29

    Kim on Algorithmic Discrimination

    Kim on Algorithmic Discrimination
    Pauline Kim (Washington U.) has just posted on SSRN her article (forthcoming 2017 William & Mary Law Review) Data-Driven Discrimination at Work. Here's the abstract of this timely article: A data revolution is transforming the workplace.…
  • Jun 28

    DOL Accepting Applications for Attorney Honors Program

    DOL Accepting Applications for Attorney Honors Program
    As many of us are aware, the Office of the Solicitor at the Department of Labor operates a superb honors program for attorneys. The program is seeking to add about ten new lawyers who would start in the Fall of...
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court grants Cert in NLRB Case and Issues Decision in FLSA Case

    Supreme Court grants Cert in NLRB Case and Issues Decision in FLSA Case
    A twofer from the Supreme Court already this week. First, on Monday, the Court granted cert. in NLRB v. SW General. The case addresses the question whether an individual can continue serving as an acting official once he or she...
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/
  • Jun 30

    On Noncooperative Oligopoly Equilibrium in the Multiple Leader-Follower Game

    On Noncooperative Oligopoly Equilibrium in the Multiple Leader-Follower Game
    Ludovic Alexandre Julien has thoughts On Noncooperative Oligopoly Equilibrium in the Multiple Leader-Follower Game. ABSTRACT: In this paper, we provide new proofs of existence and uniqueness of a Stackelberg market equilibrium for a multiple…
  • Jun 30

    The dynamics of leniency application and the knock-on effect of cartel enforcement

    The dynamics of leniency application and the knock-on effect of cartel enforcement
    Eric van Damme and Jun Zhou study The dynamics of leniency application and the knock-on effect of cartel enforcement. ABSTRACT: The authors study the timing of leniency applications using a novel application of multi-spell discrete-time…
  • Jun 30

    Cournot, Bertrand or Chamberlin: Toward a reconciliation

    Cournot, Bertrand or Chamberlin: Toward a reconciliation
    Parenti, Mathieu ; Sidorov, Alexander ; Thisse, Jacques-Francois ; Zhelobodko, Evgeny examine Cournot, Bertrand or Chamberlin: Toward a reconciliation. ABSTRACT: The purpose of this paper is to provide a comparison of three types of…
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Article on New Zealand Trust Taxation

    Article on New Zealand Trust Taxation
    Mark Brabazon recently published an Article entitled, Trust Residence, Grantor Taxation and the Settlor Regime in New Zealand, New Zealand J. Taxation L. & Policy (Forthcoming 2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article:…
  • Jun 30

    The Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

    The Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
    As the age of technology flourishes, digital media assets are becoming increasing popular. The Florida Governor signed the Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act into law on March 10, 2016. The Act allows people to plan for the…
  • Jun 30

    Article on Exceptions to Traditional Texas Partnership Interest

    Article on Exceptions to Traditional Texas Partnership Interest
    Nikki L. Laing recently published an Article entitled, Planner Beware: A Peculiar Exception to Traditional Texas Community Property Rules, 8 Est. Plan. & Community Prop. L.J. (Book 2) 423 (Forthcoming 2016). Provided below is an abstract…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    British Tribunal: Deportation of Imam Does Not Violate Islamic Center's Religious Freedom

    British Tribunal: Deportation of Imam Does Not Violate Islamic Center's Religious Freedom
    In Hamat v. Secretary of State for the Home Department, (UK UT, June 6, 2016), Britain's Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) rejected a claim that the government is unlawfully interfering with the choice of a religious leader by…
  • Jun 30

    Belgian Council of State Says Proposed Ban On Ritual Slaughter Is Unconstitutional

    Belgian Council of State Says Proposed Ban On Ritual Slaughter Is Unconstitutional
    JTA reported yesterday that in Belgium, the Council of State has issued an advisory opinion that proposed legislation to ban ritual slaughter would be overturned by the country's constitutional court as a violation of religious freedom.…
  • Jun 30

    Canadian Court OK's Ontario's Refusal To Accredit Christian Law School

    Canadian Court OK's Ontario's Refusal To Accredit Christian Law School
    In Trinity Western University v. The Law Society of Upper Canada, (CA ON, June 29, 2016), a 3-judge panel of the Court of Appeal for Ontario upheld the decision of the Law Society of Upper Canada to deny accreditation to Trinity Western…
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/
  • Jun 30

    Overview of ABF Research (Part III): Law & Globalization and Legal History

    Overview of ABF Research (Part III): Law & Globalization and Legal History
    In this last post on ABF research, let me describe two parts of our research portfolio that reflect both our sense of the past and our transnational perspective on the present. From its founding in the 1950s through today, the ABF has been…
  • Jun 30

    Same-sex marriage, religious opt-outs, and constitutional procedure

    Same-sex marriage, religious opt-outs, and constitutional procedure
    On Monday, Judge Reeves of the Southern District of Mississippi declared that Mississippi cannot statutorily authorize county clerks to opt-out of issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples based on religious objections to same-sex…
  • Jun 30

    JOTWELL: Malveaux on Marcus on public interest class action

    JOTWELL: Malveaux on Marcus on public interest class action
    The new Courts Law essay comes from Suzette Malveaux (Catholic), reviewing David Marcus, The Public Interest Class Action (Geo. L.J.), which considers the special role of the public-interest, equitable-relief class action and how to shield it…
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
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

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    As Obama term winds down, Solicitor General Don Verrilli makes his exit

    As Obama term winds down, Solicitor General Don Verrilli makes his exit
    With the close of the Supreme Court’s Term, Don Verrilli has concluded his tenure as Solicitor General. Verrilli has served as the government’s top lawyer at the Court since 2011, arguing a number of landmark cases there. With…
  • Jun 30

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Coverage of and commentary on the Court looks back at the Term that just ended.  In Los Angeles Times, David Savage reports on the “alliance” between two Justices from California:  Anthony Kennedy and Stephen…
  • Jun 29

    Final October Term 2015 Stat Pack

    Final October Term 2015 Stat Pack
    Today I am happy to present the final SCOTUSblog Stat Pack for October Term 2015. This year, the fifty-page Stat Pack includes information about, among other things, the rate of unanimity, the number of opinions written by each Justice,…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jun 30

    Thursday Thinkpiece: In Search of the Ethical Lawyer

    Thursday Thinkpiece: In Search of the Ethical Lawyer
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Jun 30

    Manitoba Proposes Amendments to CPP Enhancement

    Manitoba Proposes Amendments to CPP Enhancement
    The Manitoba government has responded to the agreement in principle to expand the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) concluded June 20, 2016. Manitoba’s Finance Minister Cameron Friesen wants all provincial and federal finance ministers to take…
  • Jun 30

    The “Combo” of Human Touch and Technology

    The “Combo” of Human Touch and Technology
    Most ADR practitioners know of the contributions of Carrie Menkel-Meadow [Note 1] to the conflict resolution field. She is a “founder” of the US “ADR” movement and continues to deepen and strengthen our global…
Rank this Week: 29

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    In Memoriam of David Goldring

    In Memoriam of David Goldring
    IPKat has received the sad news that David Goldring has passed away at the age of 61. David was a highly respected trade mark practitioner in London and this Kat was proud to have met him in both his professional and personal capacities.…
  • Jun 29

    Brexit and UK copyright: the story of a lo

    Brexit and UK copyright: the story of a lo
    On 23 June 2016 UK voters decided that their country would be better off outside the EU. To say the least, the historical outcome of the Brexit referendum will have a tremendously serious impact on the UK, the overall EU integration…
  • Jun 29

    Wednesday Whimsie

    Wednesday Whimsie
    US Chamber Report measures the magnitude of global counterfeitingcounterfeiting copycats are everywhere!According to the recent Counterfeiting Report from the Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) part of the Chamber of…
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/
  • Jun 29

    New Google tool tracks user behavior across application

    New Google tool tracks user behavior across application
    The Guardian: “Google has rolled out new tools to let users see what its ad-tracking service has learned about them, and to let users opt in or out of a new personalised ads service. The addition to Google’s account settings,…
  • Jun 29

    Trends in Retirement Satisfaction in the United States: Fewer Having a Great Time

    Trends in Retirement Satisfaction in the United States: Fewer Having a Great Time
    Trends in Retirement Satisfaction in the United States: Fewer Having a Great Time. April 2016, Vol. 37, No. 4 . Paperback, 16 pp.  EBRI. Employee Benefit Research Institute, 2016″The cross-sectional results in this study show that…
  • Jun 29

    You’re getting a pension: What are your payment options?

    You’re getting a pension: What are your payment options?
    You’re getting a pension: What are your payment options? By William J. Wiatrowski, June 2016 “For those workers who participate in a traditional pension plan—15 percent of private sector workers and 75 percent State and…
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/
  • Jun 30

    Facebook groups better for lawyers than LinkedIn group

    Facebook groups better for lawyers than LinkedIn group
    A lawyer from Wyoming asked me this morning, “LinkedIn group or Facebook?” Which would I suggest for a group of international lawyers who met at a conference recently to use for staying in touch, collaborating, exchanging ideas…
  • Jun 30

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Can the Jury be Brought Back In, Cable Killers, and the Persuader Rule

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Can the Jury be Brought Back In, Cable Killers, and the Persuader Rule
    Here’s Thursday’s top 10 featuring a little bit of everything, and only one Brexit related item. Is the Jury Out on Whether the Jury can be Brought Back In? – Daniel Desatnik of Proskaur Rose looks into the unique case…
  • Jun 29

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Prince, Snoop Dogg & Finding Your Niche

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Prince, Snoop Dogg & Finding Your Niche
    Today, we have a few stories on industry pioneers as well as some tips on becoming one yourself. Take a look at this week’s Top 10 posts from the LexBlog network. Networking Tip: Find Your Niche – Lindsay Griffiths writes …
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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/
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Jun 25

    To All My Friends In Europe

    To All My Friends In Europe
    including in the UK,
  • Jun 24

    How Come I Never Noticed This Before?

    How Come I Never Noticed This Before?
    Donald Trump & Boris Johnson sure look a lot alike
  • Jun 23

    #Brexit

    #Brexit
    via Twitter: I would classify this as a nightmare. pic.twitter.com/ZoqD4axYM9 — Carl Bildt (@carlbildt) June 24, 2016
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Jun 30

    Rutgers makes bid for Penn's Guerrero (MOVING TO FRONT--UPDATED)

    Rutgers makes bid for Penn's Guerrero (MOVING TO FRONT--UPDATED)
    ORIGINALLY POSTED MAY 5, 2016 Alexander Guerrero (political and legal philosophy), who is currently Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Law at the University of Pennsylvania, has been voted a tenured offer from the Department of Philosophy…
  • Jun 30

    Penn's Michael Weisberg to be the new editor of the journal Biology & Philosophy...

    Penn's Michael Weisberg to be the new editor of the journal Biology & Philosophy...
    ...effective January 1. (He takes over from the ANU's Kim Sterelny.)
  • Jun 30

    New Books in June

    New Books in June
    Authors and/or publishers kindly sent me these new books this month: The Ethics of Self-Defense edited by Christian Coons & Michael Weber (Oxford University Press, 2016). The Philosophy of Philip Kitcher edited by Mark Couch & Jessica…
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
  • Jun 29

    Brian Bix Reviews Franke’s “Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality”

    Brian Bix Reviews Franke’s “Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality”
    Anyone interested in marriage equality will want to read Katherine Franke’s Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality (New York University Press, 2015). Earlier this year we posted some commentaries as part of an…
  • Jun 29

    FAN 114 (First Amendment News) 2015 Term: What Happened to the Big Cases? — Equally Divided or Cert. Denied

    FAN 114 (First Amendment News) 2015 Term: What Happened to the Big Cases? — Equally Divided or Cert. Denied
    The big First Amendment news of the 2015 Term was the cases the Court declined to hear. But even in the one case the Justices actually decided (4-4 cases don’t count), they were of two minds. The result: no blockbuster opinion like…
  • Jun 28

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 06.28.16

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 06.28.16
      Conferences   Call For Papers: 2016 Law & Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference Disruption, Temporality, Law: The Future of Law and Society Scholarship 2016 Conference of the Law & Society Association…
Rank this Week: 37

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.
Rank this Week: 38

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jun 30

    Rosati on the Legality of National and EU Intitiatives To Create Neighboring Rights for Publisher

    Rosati on the Legality of National and EU Intitiatives To Create Neighboring Rights for Publisher
    Eleanora Rosati, University of Southampton School of Law, is publishing Neighbouring Rights for Publishers: Are National and (Possible) EU Initiatives Lawful? in the International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (2015).…
  • Jun 30

    Ombelet, Kuczerawy, and Valcke on Supervising Automated Journalists in the Newsroom

    Ombelet, Kuczerawy, and Valcke on Supervising Automated Journalists in the Newsroom
    Pieter-Jan Ombelet, Aleksandra Kuczerawy, and Peggy Valcke, all of KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law, are publishing Supervising Automated Journalists in the Newsroom: Liability for Algorithmically Produced News Stories in the Revue du…
  • Jun 29

    Judge Dismisses Defamation Lawsuit Against Rolling Stone

    Judge Dismisses Defamation Lawsuit Against Rolling Stone
    U. S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel has dismissed a lawsuit brought by three Phi Kappa Psi fraternity members at the University of Virginia against the paper Rolling Stone, who alleged that its story detailing a rape that occurred at...
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jun 30

    Transitional Justice: What is the role of law in bringing imaginative and imaginary peace to Colombia?

    Transitional Justice: What is the role of law in bringing imaginative and imaginary peace to Colombia?
    This blog post is based on a reflection presented at the “Transitional Justice as Legal Field, Site and Imagination” panel at the Transnational Law Summer Institute, Kings College, London June 29, 2016. I am grateful to Prabha…
  • Jun 30

    AALS International Human Rights Section Call for Paper

    AALS International Human Rights Section Call for Paper
    The AALS International Human Rights Section is sponsoring two different Calls for Papers at the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting.  Submission details for both Calls for Papers are available below: CALL FOR PAPERS INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS…
  • Jun 29

    Call for Proposals: Emerging Voices at ILW 2016

    Call for Proposals: Emerging Voices at ILW 2016
    International Law Weekend 2016: International Law 5.0 Call for Proposals for Emerging Voices Panel   International Law Weekend 2016 (ILW 2016) calls on scholars and practitioners to address the accelerating nature of change…
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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/
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/
  • Jun 20

    Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits 2016

    Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits 2016
    Here is an interesting look at the first 20 medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Maryland in 2016 with a brief summary of plaintiff’s allegations in the case. Hall v. Genesis Healthcare, LLC (filed on January 4, 2016): This is a bed…
  • May 9

    New Spoliation Opinion

    New Spoliation Opinion
    I have always had an interest in spoliation of evidence.  Spoliation is the negligent or intentional destruction or alteration of evidence or the failure to preserve evidence for relevant to future, and sometimes even pending,…
  • Mar 2

    Maryland E-Filing Update

    Maryland E-Filing Update
    I’m passing along the latest information on Maryland transition to e-filing. In 2014, the Maryland Judiciary launched the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) system – a project that modernizes current case management systems and…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jun 28

    Canadian File Sharing Lawsuit Could Upend Copyright Privacy Protection

    Canadian File Sharing Lawsuit Could Upend Copyright Privacy Protection
    The centerpiece of Canada's 2012 digital copyright reforms was the legal implementation of the "notice-and-notice" system that seeks to balance the interests of copyright holders, the privacy rights of Internet users, and the legal…
  • Jun 28

    How a File-Sharing Lawsuit Against Rogers Threatens Your Internet Privacy

    How a File-Sharing Lawsuit Against Rogers Threatens Your Internet Privacy
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on June 27, 2016 as How a File-Sharing Lawsuit Against Rogers Threatens Your Internet Privacy The centerpiece of Canada’s 2012 digital copyright reforms was the legal implementation of the…
  • Jun 23

    Fictional Claims: Why Kids Are Not Suffering With Canada’s Copyright Fair Dealing Rule

    Fictional Claims: Why Kids Are Not Suffering With Canada’s Copyright Fair Dealing Rule
    In recent weeks, there has been some media coverage claiming that Canadian educational materials are disappearing in the face of copyright fair dealing rules. For example, several weeks ago, Globe and Mail writer Kate Taylor wrote a column on…
Rank this Week: 43

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 28

    Roanu’s wrath

    Roanu’s wrath
    Disasters make pundits of many. And yet, when the next hazard hits, we often tend to deal with the significant challenges around the same, if not greater magnitude of a disaster. The process is cyclical, with no meaningful learning, or…
  • Mar 15

    Countering Violent Extremism & Mobile Advocacy in Myanmar

    Countering Violent Extremism & Mobile Advocacy in Myanmar
    Cross-posted from the ICT4Peace Foundation’s website. ### I was invited to take part in Tech Camp 2016, held at Phandeeyar, where I talked about and trained on mobile advocacy and activism strategies. Calling on the work engineered in…
  • Feb 26

    Operationalizing Peace Operations Reform

    Operationalizing Peace Operations Reform
    Clearing the Decks After a Year of Reviews: Operationalizing Peace Operations Reform, organised by ZIF, the Centre for International Peace Operations, was held from 25 – 26 February just outside of Berlin. Agenda here. I was asked to…
Rank this Week: 44

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    US published application 20160183695: Crib With Embedded Smart Sensor

    US published application 20160183695: Crib With Embedded Smart Sensor
    The first claim: A baby crib, comprising: a horizontal support platform; a base structure disposed below and physically supporting the horizontal support platform; a plurality of vertical surfaces connected to the horizontal support platform…
  • Jun 29

    CAFC handles USPTO roughly in LF Centennial Limited: the fallacy of the undistributed middle

    CAFC handles USPTO roughly in LF Centennial Limited: the fallacy of the undistributed middle
    From the CAFC decision, as to the PTO Director:...the Director suggests a side panel can be a spine. That suggestion is fallacious: it employs a version of the fallacy of the undistributed middle, ... To put this in context, from the…
  • Jun 27

    Bascom beats AT&T on 101 issue at CAFC

    Bascom beats AT&T on 101 issue at CAFC
    Bascom won a vacating of an order from ND Texas.However, we disagree with the district court’s analy-sis of the ordered combination of limitations. In light ofMayo and Alice, it is of course now standard for a §101inquiry to…
Rank this Week: 45