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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

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

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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 26

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace

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

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

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

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again

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

DealBook

DealBook

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

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

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Guilty Plea in Shotgunning Case

    Guilty Plea in Shotgunning Case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Rafael Popoteur, 65, Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to an information charging him with conspiring to commit bank fraud between 2012 and 2014.  He admitted his role in a scheme to use false…
  • Jun 27

    Maryland Mod Fraud Conviction and Plea

    Maryland Mod Fraud Conviction and Plea
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ana Maritza Gomez, 44, Hyattsville, Maryland, was convicted by a federal jury of one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and five counts of mail fraud arising from a scheme to defraud victims…
  • Jun 27

    Reverse Mortgage Schemers Charged

    Reverse Mortgage Schemers Charged
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark Steven Diamond, 60, Chicago, Illinois, a mortgage loan originator with offices in Chicago and Calumet City, was indicted and arraigned on federal fraud charges for his alleged role in a scheme to bilk elderly…
Rank this Week: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jun 27

    Hoffman:Law Schools Should Spend Less Time Perseverating On Our Decline And More Time Trumpeting What We Do Well

    Hoffman:Law Schools Should Spend Less Time Perseverating On Our Decline And More Time Trumpeting What We Do Well
    In response to my post yesterday on Declining Law School Applications And Entering Credentials: Responding With Pivot Pedagogy, Dave Hoffman (Pennsylvania) tweeted: Here is part of Dave's great 2014 post: [L]aw schools (and congregations)…
  • Jun 27

    Oxford 11th Annual Academic Tax Symposium

    Oxford 11th Annual Academic Tax Symposium
    The 11th Annual Academic Tax Symposium continues today at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation with these presentations by U.S. Tax Profs: Rosanne Altshuler (Rutgers), Shifting the Burden of Taxation from the Corporate to the…
  • Jun 27

    Desai:The Wisdom of Finance — Discovering Humanity In The World of Risk And Return

    Desai:The Wisdom of Finance — Discovering Humanity In The World of Risk And Return
    Mihir A. Desai (Harvard), The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return (2017): This book is not about the latest study that will help you make money in the stock market or that will nudge you into saving more.…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Jun 27

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) AH (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 796 (23 June 2017) Scarisbrick, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2017] EWCA Civ 787…
  • Jun 27

    Winning Advocacy in the Employment Tribunal – UK Police Law Blog

    Winning Advocacy in the Employment Tribunal – UK Police Law Blog
    ‘The David Hare screenplay for the recent film Denial contains the following advice to the client: “stay seated, button your lip, and win.” This article seeks to plot a path for advocates to winning in large scale…
  • Jun 27

    Rule committee opts for straightforward approach to hot-tubbing – Litigation Future

    Rule committee opts for straightforward approach to hot-tubbing – Litigation Future
    ‘Concurrent expert evidence – known as hot-tubbing – should only be carried out in the “classic” manner where experts are sworn and give evidence at the same time, the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC) has…
Rank this Week: 7

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 27

    [Eugene Volokh] Saikrishna Prakash (University of Virginia School of Law) joining us as a co-blogger

    [Eugene Volokh] Saikrishna Prakash (University of Virginia School of Law) joining us as a co-blogger
    I’m delighted to report that Saikrishna Prakash, a professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, is joining us as a co-blogger. Prakash is one of the country’s leading scholars of the law and history of presidential…
  • Jun 27

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The Supreme Court’s 2016-2017 term – ‘the calm before the storm’

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The Supreme Court’s 2016-2017 term – ‘the calm before the storm’
    The Supreme Court’s just-concluded term was relatively quiet and inconsequential, as far as Supreme Court terms go. With only eight justices for most of the term, the justices avoided taking on too many difficult cases and appeared to…
  • Jun 27

    :@WilliamBaude: Same-sex marriage after Obergefell

    :@WilliamBaude: Same-sex marriage after Obergefell
    Yesterday the Supreme Court took action in two different cases about same-sex marriage. In one, Pavan v. Smith, the court summarily reversed an Arkansas Supreme Court decision about Arkansas’s birth-certificate regime, concluding that…
Rank this Week: 8

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: 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 27

    Möslein & Sørensen on Nudging for Corporate Long-Termism & Sustainability

    Möslein & Sørensen on Nudging for Corporate Long-Termism & Sustainability
    Florian Möslein and Karsten Engsig Sørensen (Universität Marburg (Institut für Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht) and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law) have posted Nudging for Corporate Long-Termism and Sustainability?…
  • Jun 27

    Engstrom on the History of the Class Action

    Engstrom on the History of the Class Action
    David Freeman Engstrom (Stanford Law School) has posted 'Not Merely There to Help the Men': Equal Pay Laws, Collective Rights, and the Making of the Modern Class Action (70 Stanford Law Review __ (2018, Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the...
  • Jun 27

    Burri on International Law & "Infinite Jest" by Wallace

    Burri on International Law & "Infinite Jest" by Wallace
    Thomas Burri (University of St. Gallen) has posted International Law, Infinite Jest on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This short paper shows how international law mirrors David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest". While it should…
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/
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court to rule in New Jersey sports betting case

    Supreme Court to rule in New Jersey sports betting case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari [order list, PDF] in six cases Tuesday. In the consolidated cases of Christie v. NCAA and National Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association v. NCAA [SCOTUSblog materials], the court…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court remands, orders reargument in several case

    Supreme Court remands, orders reargument in several case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] closed its 2016 term Monday with orders [order list, PDF] in several pending cases. The court ordered reargument in Jennings v. Rodrigues [SCOTUSblog Materials], in which the court must determine three…
  • Jun 27

    China dissident Liu Xiaobo released from prison after cancer diagnosi

    China dissident Liu Xiaobo released from prison after cancer diagnosi
    [JURIST] Human Rights Nobel Peace Prize winner [Nobel Prize profile] Liu Xiaobo [NYT profile, JURIST news archive] was released on medical parole as he was diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, Liu’s lawyer [NYT report] and prison…
Rank this Week: 11

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

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

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

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

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

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

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

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
Rank this Week: 12

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
  • Jun 8

    LexisNexis Snaps Up Legal Tech Startup Ravel Law

    LexisNexis Snaps Up Legal Tech Startup Ravel Law
    When it comes to the future of lawyering, LexisNexis is doubling down on big data. The company took its latest step Thursday toward turning lawyers into data analysts with the acquisition of Ravel Law, a five-year-old San Francisco…
Rank this Week: 13

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jun 27

    SCOTUSblog begins symposium on OT 2016 death penalty decision

    SCOTUSblog begins symposium on OT 2016 death penalty decision
    I will not likely remember the Supreme Court term just completed, October Term 2016, as especially notable for sentencing developments. There were no big blockbuster sentencing cases, although the Beckles vagueness ruling was certainly…
  • Jun 27

    "Will Trump Use Science to Fight Crime?"

    "Will Trump Use Science to Fight Crime?"
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this notable new piece by Ted Gest at The Crime Report, which reports on what some criminologists had to say at a recent event about crime fighting in...
  • Jun 27

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues major Miller ruling declaring presumption against the imposition of LWOP on juvenile killer

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues major Miller ruling declaring presumption against the imposition of LWOP on juvenile killer
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court yesterday handed down a major ruling on the application and implementation of the Supreme Court's modern Miller Eighth Amendment jurisprudence. The lengthy ruling in Pennsylvania v. Batts, No. 45 MAP 2016 (Pa.…
Rank this Week: 14

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jun 27

    The Travel Ban Ruling Means My Kids Don't Belong

    The Travel Ban Ruling Means My Kids Don't Belong
    A UC Davis Law alum, Wajahat Ali, offers his thoughts for The Atlantic on the Supreme Court's action in the travel ban cases. KJ Related articles Supreme Court allows parts of travel ban to go into effect US Appeals court...
  • Jun 27

    Immigration Symposium on SCOTUSBlog

    Immigration Symposium on SCOTUSBlog
    With all the immigration action at the Supreme Court (click here for the latest), it should be no surprise that SCOTUSBlog is running an immigration symposium. The first installment is from Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia and explains why the…
  • Jun 27

    Cyrus Mehta: Supreme Court May Have Bolstered Rights of Foreign Nationals with Ties to the United State

    Cyrus Mehta: Supreme Court May Have Bolstered Rights of Foreign Nationals with Ties to the United State
    Cyrus Mehta on The Insightful Immigration Blog opines that, although it le disappointing that the Supreme Court allowed the ban to apply on visa applicants with no ties with the US from the banned countries, it may have permanently…
Rank this Week: 15

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 16

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    "Mrs. Palin brings this action to hold The Times accountable for defaming her by publishing a statement about her that it knew to be false..."

    "Mrs. Palin brings this action to hold The Times accountable for defaming her by publishing a statement about her that it knew to be false..."
    "... that Mrs. Palin was responsible for inciting a mass shooting at a political event in January 2011."“Specifically, on June 14, 2017, The Times Editorial Board, which represents the ‘voice’ of The Times, falsely stated as…
  • Jun 27

    "CNN in hell" (See ya in hell).

    "CNN in hell" (See ya in hell).
    Drudge links to "CNN’s Russia story debacle came at the worst possible time for the network" (WaPo).Among its other high-profile debacles over the past month, CNN fired comedian Kathy Griffin, who co-hosted its New Year’s Eve…
  • Jun 27

    Your daily Mendota.

    Your daily Mendota.
    It's a 4-day streak now. Different every day. Not that different. But I'm keeping an eye on it for you. MEANWHILE: Meade was mountain biking and texted me this:
Rank this Week: 17

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: 18

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 24

    4th Circuit Rules in Favor of NFL Player Disabled by Repeated Hit

    4th Circuit Rules in Favor of NFL Player Disabled by Repeated Hit
    Many thanks to Jon Harkavy (Patterson Harkavy) for forwarding yesterday's decision by the Fourth Circuit in Solomon v. NFL Player Retirement Plan. Here's Jon's description of the case: [T]he context is a retired NFL player's challenge to a…
  • Jun 23

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace

    Eisenstadt and Geddes on Uber and the Workplace
    Congrats to Friends-of-blog Leora Eisenstadt and Deanna Geddes (Temple) who have a fascinating op-ed in The San Francisco Chronicle on the troubles at Uber and the law's contribution to the creation of angry workers and unhealthy workplaces.…
  • Jun 23

    The Conservative Case for Union

    The Conservative Case for Union
    Jonathan Rauch has written The Conservative Case for Unions in the Atlantic. Congratulations to Matt Dimick (Buffalo) for a prominent mention, and for Rauch's discussion of Dimick's work on the Ghent System. Here's an excerpt from the…
Rank this Week: 19

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jun 27

    Article on Falling in Love

    Article on Falling in Love
    Judith T. Younger recently published an Article entitled, Falling in Love, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: The story of the author’s romantic attachment to the teaching of Wills…
  • Jun 27

    At Nursing Homes, Cuts to Medicaid Would Hit Even Upper Middle Cla

    At Nursing Homes, Cuts to Medicaid Would Hit Even Upper Middle Cla
    Alice Jacobs, 90, once owned a factory and a number of horses. She helped raised four children and has buried two husbands. Now, suffering from a plethora of medical maladies, none of her four children have taken her in or...
  • Jun 27

    Judge in Spain Orders Salvador Dalí’s Body Exhumed for Paternity Test

    Judge in Spain Orders Salvador Dalí’s Body Exhumed for Paternity Test
    Pilar Abel, a tarot card reader, has succeeded in a Spanish court in winning a judicial order to have surrealist painter Salvador Dalí’s body exhumed for DNA testing. Abel claims that her mother had a short-lived affair with the artist...
Rank this Week: 21

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    British Regulator Issues Guidance On Religious Beliefs In Pharmacy Practice

    British Regulator Issues Guidance On Religious Beliefs In Pharmacy Practice
    Britain's General Pharmaceutical Council, the regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacies in England, Scotland and Wales, this month issued a Guidance Document for pharmacy professionals titled In Practice:…
  • Jun 27

    Court Says Kaporos Ceremony Not Covered By Unfair Competition Law

    Court Says Kaporos Ceremony Not Covered By Unfair Competition Law
    In Animal Protection and Rescue League, Inc. v. Chabad of Irvine, (CA Super. Ct., June 23, 2017) a California trial court ruled that a challenge by an animal rights group to the Jewish pre-Yom Kippur ritual of kaporos should be…
  • Jun 27

    Georgia Supreme Court Dismisses On Standing Grounds Challenge To Tax Credit Scholarship Program

    Georgia Supreme Court Dismisses On Standing Grounds Challenge To Tax Credit Scholarship Program
    In Gaddy v. Georgia Department of Revenue, (GA Sup. Ct., June 26, 2017), the Georgia Supreme Court held that plaintiffs in the case lack standing as taxpayers or otherwise to challenge the constitutionality of Georgia's education tax…
Rank this Week: 22

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Steager v. CSX Transportation, Inc. 16-1251 Issues: (1) Whether the dormant commerce clause requires a State that imposes a fairly apportioned use tax to also credit sales taxes paid to other States; and (2)…
  • Jun 27

    Immigration symposium: Delays, detentions and due process – Why Jennings matter

    Immigration symposium: Delays, detentions and due process – Why Jennings matter
    Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia is the Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and founding director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State Law-University Park and the author of  “Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial…
  • Jun 27

    Menu of today’s content

    Menu of today’s content
    Today we continue our symposium on the court’s ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer. Today’s contributions come from Erwin Chemerinsky, Hillary Byrnes and Fred Yarger. These and other contributions are…
Rank this Week: 23

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

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

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 27

    Same-sex marriage after Obergefell (SCOTUS symposium)

    Same-sex marriage after Obergefell (SCOTUS symposium)
    Yesterday the Supreme Court took action in two different cases about same-sex marriage. In one, Pavan v. Smith, the court summarily reversed an Arkansas Supreme Court decision about Arkansas's birth-certificate regime, concluding that because…
  • Jun 27

    Sponsored Post: Critical Reading Instruction for Law School Succe

    Sponsored Post: Critical Reading Instruction for Law School Succe
    The following post is by Jane Bloom Grise, Director of Academic Enhancement and Assistant Professor of Legal Writing at University of Kentucky College of Law, and is sponsored by West Academic. Scott Turow, the best-selling author of One L,…
  • Jun 26

    OT 2016 Symposium: On The Travel Ban The Supreme Court Says: Stay Tuned

    OT 2016 Symposium: On The Travel Ban The Supreme Court Says: Stay Tuned
    Today the Supreme Court resolved the government’s petitions for certiorari and motions to stay the lower courts’ injunctions in the travel ban litigation. The Court granted the government’s petitions for certiorari, so that the case…
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
  • Jun 26

    CFP: International IP Law — AALS 2018 — San Diego, CA

    CFP: International IP Law — AALS 2018 — San Diego, CA
    The AALS Section on Intellectual Property invites papers for its program titled International IP Law in a Post-TPP/TTIP, Post-Brexit World on January 5 during the 2018 AALS Annual Meeting in...
  • Jun 23

    CFP: Trade, Law & Development

    CFP: Trade, Law & Development
    The Board of Editors of Trade, Law & Development [TL&D] is pleased to invite original, unpublished papers on international economic law for publication in the Winter ’17 Issue of the...
  • Jun 23

    Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship – Entrepreneurship

    Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship – Entrepreneurship
    The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation invites applications for the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship (KDF), “an annual competitive program that awards up to 20 Dissertation Fellowship grants of $20,000 each to Ph.D.,...
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

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Jun 27

    Ropes Spinout Sets Debut Date, Hires New CFO Ahead of Merger

    Ropes Spinout Sets Debut Date, Hires New CFO Ahead of Merger
    Haley Guiliano, a boutique firm specializing in patent prosecution and other intellectual property work, will officially separate from Ropes & Gray on Aug. 1. The new firm will combine operations with Shvarts & Leiz, a small shop…
  • Jun 27

    Faegre Shrinks in South Bend, Finds New Home Near Touchdown Jesu

    Faegre Shrinks in South Bend, Finds New Home Near Touchdown Jesu
    In an effort to reduce its real estate overhead costs and promote flexible work arrangements, Faegre Baker Daniels is downsizing in South Bend, Indiana. The firm is moving from 40,000 sq. ft. of space at a 14-story office building to a mere…
  • Jun 27

    Ransomware Attack on DLA Piper Puts Law Firms, Clients on Red Alert

    Ransomware Attack on DLA Piper Puts Law Firms, Clients on Red Alert
    Law firm clients? valuable information has long been known as a potential treasure trove for hackers. The implications of network-crippling malware may be just as damaging for a deadline-driven service industry that holds the fate of…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jun 27

    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 research, writing, and practice. Research & Writing All Well and Good Neil Guthrie If I had a dollar…
  • Jun 27

    Profound Thoughts From a Visionary

    Profound Thoughts From a Visionary
    It was suggested to me, not unfairly, that I should be more forward-looking when writing on the topic of legal and professional information publishing. The point, though hardly seriously, was put in terms of whether I might personally…
  • Jun 26

    Courthouse Libraries BC’s Open Invite in UX Testing “Sprint” to Improve Website

    Courthouse Libraries BC’s Open Invite in UX Testing “Sprint” to Improve Website
    The key to improving ease of use is to erase assumptions.  That’s important when aiming to improve website usability, generally, but it’s not always easy when you’re dealing with an esoteric culture of users (such…
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 27

    Trademark application for the devil's horn withdrawn

    Trademark application for the devil's horn withdrawn
    Distinctive enough?Last week, the United States Patent and Trademark Office notified the withdrawal, by express abandonment, of Gene Simmons's trade mark application for the hand gesture known as the devil's horns. This application for…
  • Jun 27

    Jo Johnson to continue as IP Minister

    Jo Johnson to continue as IP Minister
    Jo Johnson - looking forwardto a lot of IP stakeholder engagementthis year From Kat friend, James Thomson at the UK's Intellectual Property Office, comes news that late last night it was confirmed that Jo Johnson will continue as…
  • Jun 26

    Last Chance: AIPPI UK Garden Party this Wednesday

    Last Chance: AIPPI UK Garden Party this Wednesday
    If you start talking about Brexiton Wednesday, you will soon find the AmeriKat in a nearby lavender bed...The AmeriKat remembers her first AIPPI Garden party almost 10 years ago where, as a tiny kitten and encouraged by Kat Jeremy…
Rank this Week: 30

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 27

    MIT Technology Review – 50 Smartest Companies 2017

    MIT Technology Review – 50 Smartest Companies 2017
    “Our editors pick the 50 companies that best combine innovative technology with an effective business model. Each year we identify 50 companies creating new opportunities by combining important technologies and business savvy. Some are…
  • Jun 27

    2017 Investment Company Factbook

    2017 Investment Company Factbook
    2017 Investment Company Factbook – A Review of Trends and Activities in the Investment Company Industry. “The Investment Company Institute (ICI) is a leading global association of regulated funds, including mutual funds,…
  • Jun 27

    Paper – Compensation for Breach of the General Data Protection Regulation

    Paper – Compensation for Breach of the General Data Protection Regulation
    O’Dell, Eoin, Compensation for Breach of the General Data Protection Regulation (June 25, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2992351 “Article 82(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides that…
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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 21

    Will I see you at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting?

    Will I see you at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting?
    That’s not that stupid of a question. There are 100,000 lawyers in Texas, or about 99,900 more lawyers than my county bar association had when I started practicing. I am here in Dallas for the State Bar of Texas (SBOT) Annual Meeting…
  • Jun 20

    Lawyers cannot land kudos or be cited without Twitter account

    Lawyers cannot land kudos or be cited without Twitter account
    Too many lawyers do not realize they can’t land kudos and be easily cited without a Twitter account. How so? I regularly monitor sources and subjects for items of interest to me. I do it with my news aggregator, Feedly. Many of the…
  • Jun 19

    Law blog basics: How many blog posts needed to launch a law blog?

    Law blog basics: How many blog posts needed to launch a law blog?
    How many posts are needed to launch a law blog? One. And I’m serious. Too many lawyers and law firms take all the fun out of blogging before they even get started by working on a series of blog posts before they take their law blog…
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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

    This is Slightly Weird

    This is Slightly Weird
    Inside the mysterious lot of land Donald Trump owns in Florida’s swamplands. The Guardian says: The quarter-acre parcel brings in no income, has no natural resources and has environmental restrictions. So why does the president still…
  • Jun 23

    It Has to be Asked

    It Has to be Asked
    I’ve thought all along that the real Trump scandal would be financial rather than electoral — Kushner or someone going to the Russians for bailout money to rescue bad investments such as the 666 5th Ave. building. …
  • Jun 23

    Bow Ties are In Again

    Bow Ties are In Again
    “This year’s draft broke the record for the most freshmen chosen, but the real record might have been for the most bow ties worn by draftees.” – NYT, Bow Ties and Statement Sneakers at the N.B.A. Draft As someone who,…
Rank this Week: 33

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jun 5

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking
    The arrest of an alleged source of a classified leak to the Intercept offers a lesson in the risks of spilling secrets. The post Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC
    A widespread adware infection hides the ability to inflict far worse than spammy browser tweaks. The post Hack Brief: Dangerous 'Fireball' Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PCs appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool
    University of Washington researchers put sensors in 15 ridesharing cars, and uncovered new evidence of how stingrays are being used and how to detect them. The post Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool appeared…
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New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

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

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
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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 27

    In Memoriam: William G. Demopoulos (1943-2017)

    In Memoriam: William G. Demopoulos (1943-2017)
    A leading contributor to philosophy of physics, math and logic, among other areas, he spent the bulk of his career at the University of Western Ontario. Western's memorial notice is here. (Thanks to Robert DiSalle for the information.)
  • Jun 26

    Faculty targetted by the right-wing rage machine (or threatened with violence by crazed students!)

    Faculty targetted by the right-wing rage machine (or threatened with violence by crazed students!)
    IHE reviews recent cases and university responses. (I addressed this topic at CHE a few months back.) Kudos to Kent Syverud, President of Syracuse University and a law professor, for his response to attacks on a professor at Syracuse (as...
  • Jun 26

    Philosophers on art and aesthetic

    Philosophers on art and aesthetic
    Excerpts from interviews with Kendall Walton, Paul Guyer, Gregory Currie, Carolyn Korsmeyer, and others.
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Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jun 27

    Masterpiece Cake

    Masterpiece Cake
    Another case that the Court will hear next Term involves a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding. The state anti-discrimination statute was held to prohibit that refusal and a Colorado court ordered an equitable…
  • Jun 26

    The President and the Bill of Right

    The President and the Bill of Right
    I see that the President made his first reference to the Bill of Rights on June 8th. (I hadn’t noticed this one until now.) You can find the remarks here, in which he told a faith-based group:  “Our religious liberty is…
  • Jun 26

    Partisan Gerrymandering

    Partisan Gerrymandering
    Now that we know Justice Kennedy is not retiring this year, I would like to comment on the case that the Court will hear next Term upcoming on whether partisan gerrymandering can violate the Constitution. It is very likely that four Justices…
Rank this Week: 37

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jun 27

    Gora on The Roberts Court and the First Amendment @brooklynlaw

    Gora on The Roberts Court and the First Amendment @brooklynlaw
    Joel M. Gora, Brooklyn Law School, has published Free Speech Matters: The Roberts Court and the First Amendment at 25 Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy 63 (2016). Here is the abstract. This article contends that the Roberts Court, in...
  • Jun 26

    Stone on Canadian Constitutional Law of Freedom of Expression @stone_adrienne

    Stone on Canadian Constitutional Law of Freedom of Expression @stone_adrienne
    Adrienne Stone, Melbourne Law School, is publishing Canadian Constitutional Law of Freedom of Expression in Canada in the World: Comparative Perspective on the Canadian Constitution (R. Albert and D. Cameron eds., Cambridge University Press,…
  • Jun 23

    McCullagh on Information Access Rights in FOIA and FOISA: Fit For Purpose?

    McCullagh on Information Access Rights in FOIA and FOISA: Fit For Purpose?
    Karen McCullagh, UEA Law School, has published Information Access Rights in FOIA and FOISA – Fit for Purpose? at 21 Edinburgh Law Review 55 (2017). Here is the abstract. The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) enacted by the…
Rank this Week: 38

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jun 23

    Women, accustomed to the International Court of Justice

    Women, accustomed to the International Court of Justice
    HAGUE –  A briefing at the International Court of Justice was part of today’s Hague leg of the Global Governance Summer School that we at the University of Georgia School of Law Dean Rusk International Law Center are…
  • Jun 20

    UN Women and Promundo’s “Understanding Masculinities”: A Shift From Fact-Based to Social Construction-Based Analyses of Gender Issues?

    UN Women and Promundo’s “Understanding Masculinities”: A Shift From Fact-Based to Social Construction-Based Analyses of Gender Issues?
    UN Women and Promundo recently published “Understanding Masculinities,” the nearly-300 paged result of the International Men and Gender Equality Study (IMAGES) conducted in the Middle East and North Africa, conducted in Egypt,…
  • Jun 19

    Work On! ICCT Advanced Summer Programme

    Work On! ICCT Advanced Summer Programme
    Work On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora that do not necessarily include publication: ► [insert media here: aligned right, a thumbnail-sized logo of the sponsoring organization, if available] The…
Rank this Week: 39

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/
  • Jun 26

    Revisiting Sally Yates' decision

    Revisiting Sally Yates' decision
    Today's ruling from the SCOTUS upholding large portions of President Trump's executive order 9-0 gives us grounds to revisit the earlier decision by then Acting Attorney General Sally Yates to order DOJ personnel not to defend any portion of…
  • Jun 24

    Why Mueller is Not Conflicted

    Why Mueller is Not Conflicted
    There is has been some loose talk about Mueller being conflicted because Comey is his friend. Let's stipulate that a prosecutor cannot prosecute a crime where his or her friend is the victim. But this begs the question. a. What...
  • Jun 6

    DOJ lawyers must be honest with the Court

    DOJ lawyers must be honest with the Court
    Lawyers may not misrepresent facts to the court. FRCP Rule 11. Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers in particular have an obligation accurately to inform the court about executive branch action that is challenged as illegal or…
Rank this Week: 40

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 21

    Pointing to the Empty Chair | Maryland High Court Malpractice Opinion

    Pointing to the Empty Chair | Maryland High Court Malpractice Opinion
    New Maryland appellate opinion that hurts malpractice victims because it allows defendants to easily point to other healthcare providers as the real cause of plaintiff's injuries.
  • Jun 9

    How Much Can You Sue for in a Wrongful Death in Maryland Lawsuit?

    How Much Can You Sue for in a Wrongful Death in Maryland Lawsuit?
    If you are considering bringing a wrongful death lawsuit, one question may have is what is the most you can sue for in a wrongful death case? The better question is how much money can a jury award you.  Because in a wrongful death case…
  • Jun 7

    How Much Money Should I Ask for My Car Accident Settlement?

    How Much Money Should I Ask for My Car Accident Settlement?
    The question of how much money to ask for in a car accident settlement hinges on whether you are a personal injury lawyer, whether you are willing to file a lawsuit, and the size of your claim.   At our law firm, all roads lead to…
Rank this Week: 41

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 42

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
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
  • Jun 14

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy
    Compiled for the Centre for Policy Alternatives a list of websites around communications campaigns, advertisements, projects, websites and various other initiatives I’ve designed, developed or gave input into over the past couple of…
  • Jun 12

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017

    Address at Online Dispute Resolution Forum 2017
    I couldn’t make it to Paris, but managed despite some technical hiccups to be present virtually at the Online Dispute Resolution 2017 Forum through Skype Video. The agenda can be downloaded as a PDF from here. I made a few overarching…
  • Jun 5

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka

    Short memories, Doppler radar & disasters in Sri Lanka
    An article published by renowned journalist Amantha Perera on IRIN today triggered a series of tweets over @groundviews around how officials in successive governments have lied to citizens around investments in life-saving technologies.…
Rank this Week: 44

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jun 17

    Misreading Rod Rosenstein and Missing a New Angle on Obstruction

    Misreading Rod Rosenstein and Missing a New Angle on Obstruction
    Talking heads were in a dither yesterday, trying to decipher DAG Rosenstein's brief statement about the danger of relying on news accounts from supposedly reliable sources. See here for the Washington Post's account. Below is Rosenstein's…
  • Jun 7

    DOJ Ends Third Party Settlement Practice - But What is No Longer Allowed?

    DOJ Ends Third Party Settlement Practice - But What is No Longer Allowed?
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a press release today here putting an end to settlements that had payments to third parties as a condition of settlement. The press release says that " [w]ith this directive, we are ending this…
  • May 23

    Environmental Crime Prosecutions Down

    Environmental Crime Prosecutions Down
    Trac reports - "The latest available data from the Justice Department show that during the first six months of FY 2017 the government reported 152 new environment prosecutions. If this activity continues at the same pace, the annual…
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