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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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 30

    ISIS Chief Spokesman Killed in Aleppo

    ISIS Chief Spokesman Killed in Aleppo
    This is pretty big. ISIS Chief Spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed in Aleppo Province. ISIS affiliated news agency Amaq has confirmed it and said he “was martyred while surveying the operations to repel the military…
  • Aug 29

    About Trump's Doctor

    About Trump's Doctor
    Donald Trump's doctor is getting examined by the media, and it's not flattering. Either is this predecessor article. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 29

    Kim Dotcom Extradition Appeal To Be Live-Streamed

    Kim Dotcom Extradition Appeal To Be Live-Streamed
    A New Zealand appeals court today began hearing the appeal of Kim Dotcom against extradition to the U.S. The hearing is expected to take six to eight weeks. Kim Dotcom has been requesting the hearing be live-streamed. Today, the court granted…
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/
  • Aug 18

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment
    Robert Pena, 67, the president and founder of the now-defunct mortgage company, Mortgage Security, Inc. (MSI), a Falmouth, Massachusetts mortgage company was indicted on conspiracy and wire fraud charges in connection with and alleged…
  • Aug 15

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release
    David Tyrone Johnson, 48, Washington, D.C. was indicted on charges that he conspired to commit bank fraud and other crimes arising from a real estate scheme involving a forged mortgage satisfaction document. Johnson was named in a…
  • Aug 15

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea
    Bryan D’Antonio, 50, Brea, California, pled guilty one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud related to his role as the owner and operator of a multi-million dollar fraudulent mortgage modification scheme that posed as…
Rank this Week: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    ABA Responds To Department Of Education Panel's Threat To Suspend Its Power To Accredit Law School

    ABA Responds To Department Of Education Panel's Threat To Suspend Its Power To Accredit Law School
    Following up on my previous posts (links below) on the June recommendation by a Department Of Education panel to suspend the ABA's power to accredit law schools due to its "lack of attention to student achievement": ABA Journal…
  • Aug 30

    Blank:The Signalling Function Of Presidential Tax Return Disclosure

    Blank:The Signalling Function Of Presidential Tax Return Disclosure
    Wall Street Journal op-ed: Trump’s Tax Withholding Is a Signal, by Joshua D. Blank (NYU): Of all Donald Trump’s portrayals of his tax returns, including “extremely complex,” “beautiful” and “very big,” no phrase has ignited…
  • Aug 30

    Herzig:Walmart, Puerto Rico And Taxe

    Herzig:Walmart, Puerto Rico And Taxe
    Following up on Thursday's post, First Circuit: Puerto Rico's Special 100% Tax Imposed Only On Wal-Mart Is Unconstitutional: David J. Herzig (Valparaiso), Walmart and Puerto Rico: In order to generate liquidity to pay debt and run government…
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/
  • Aug 30

    [Ilya Somin] Libertarianism and political ignorance

    [Ilya Somin] Libertarianism and political ignorance
    Most libertarians tend to believe that individuals make good decisions, if able to make free choices unimpeded by government coercion. But they also believe that voters routinely make systematically terrible decisions at the ballot box. If…
  • Aug 30

    [Orin Kerr] Third Circuit to hear argument in Fifth Amendment forced decryption case

    [Orin Kerr] Third Circuit to hear argument in Fifth Amendment forced decryption case
    Back in June, I blogged at length about a pending Third Circuit case that considers the Fifth Amendment limits on ordering a suspect to decrypt his hard drives. The court recently announced that it will hear oral argument in the case on…
  • Aug 30

    [Eugene Volokh] Louisiana sheriff (Jerry Larpenter) illegally uses criminal libel law to unmask a critic

    [Eugene Volokh] Louisiana sheriff (Jerry Larpenter) illegally uses criminal libel law to unmask a critic
    The Intercept (Naomi LaChance) has been reporting on Louisiana sheriff Jerry Larpenter’s efforts to identify a blogger who was criticizing the sheriff and others. Larpenter got a name — Wayne Anderson — from AT&T, and…
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/
  • Aug 30

    Lee on Low-Wage Worker Guest Program

    Lee on Low-Wage Worker Guest Program
    Jennifer J. Lee (Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law) has posted U.S. Workers Need Not Apply: Challenging Low-Wage Guest Worker Programs (Stanford Law and Policy Review, Vol. 28, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: With…
  • Aug 30

    Estreicher & Radice on Non-Elite Law

    Estreicher & Radice on Non-Elite Law
    Samuel Estreicher (New York University Law School) & Joy Radice (University of Tennessee College of Law) have posted Beyond Elite Law: Editors' Preface (Beyond Elite Law: Access to Civil Justice in America (Samuel Estreicher & Joy…
  • Aug 30

    Kovacic & Hyman on Regulatory Leveraging

    Kovacic & Hyman on Regulatory Leveraging
    William E. Kovacic (George Washington University - Law School; King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law) & David A. Hyman (University of Illinois College of Law) has posted Regulatory Leveraging: Problem or Solution? on…
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/
  • Aug 30

    A LOT OF NOTHING FOR THE DCCC, NO?

    A LOT OF NOTHING FOR THE DCCC, NO?
    I know it’s late, but I need to check in one last time. After all of our leaders reached out this week, I was sure that we would crush our goal. But that didn’t happen. -When President Obama asked? Nothing. -When Vice…
  • Aug 30

    LEONARDO DICAPRIO NAMED IT

    LEONARDO DICAPRIO NAMED IT
    "Billionaire's Bay" @ The Brando
  • Aug 30

    LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THEM HASH BROWNS

    LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THEM HASH BROWNS
    @ The Beachcomber, The Brando
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/
  • Aug 30

    HRW accuses Palestine of free speech violation

    HRW accuses Palestine of free speech violation
    Palestinian authorities are violating free speech rights by arresting and abusing dissenting activists and journalists,Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] said [press release] Monday. The report details five cases in Gaza and the West…
  • Aug 30

    Bangladesh Supreme Court denies Islamist leader's final appeal, upholds death sentence

    Bangladesh Supreme Court denies Islamist leader's final appeal, upholds death sentence
    The Supreme Court of Bangladesh [official website] on Tuesday denied [judgment, PDF] the final appeal of Mir Quasem Ali, an opposition leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, and upheld his death sentence. Ali was sentenced to death in 2014 by…
  • Aug 30

    European Commission orders Apple to pay billions to Ireland

    European Commission orders Apple to pay billions to Ireland
    The European Commission [official website] ruled [press release] on Tuesday that Ireland may recover up to €13 billion from Apple [corporate website] after the company benefited from undue tax breaks. The commission ruled the tax breaks…
Rank this Week: 12

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

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

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

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

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

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

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

    LEED® Certification Milestone

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

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
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
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/
  • Aug 23

    Wharton Financial Regulation Spring Conference Call For Paper

    Wharton Financial Regulation Spring Conference Call For Paper
    I'm putting together a conference with Peter Conti-Brown on the above subject in the spring of 2017, and we thought...
  • Aug 23

    AALS BA: CFP deadline tomorrow!

    AALS BA: CFP deadline tomorrow!
    Call for Papers – Joint Program with the AALS Section on Business Associations and the AALS Section on Comparative Law...
  • Aug 20

    Alabama Hiring, In, Inter Alia, Business Law

    Alabama Hiring, In, Inter Alia, Business Law
    THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF LAW seeks to fill entry-level/junior-lateral tenure-track positions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Candidates must...
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/
  • Aug 29

    EEOC Issues Retaliation Guidance

    EEOC Issues Retaliation Guidance
    The EEOC just issued its final enforcement guidance on issues related to retaliation (after a public input period). The guidance replaces the information in the 1998 compliance manual on the topic. It also addresses the…
  • Aug 26

    Chong on Hollywood's Blinding Whitene

    Chong on Hollywood's Blinding Whitene
    Chrissy Shu Jien Chong (San Francisco) has just posted on SSRN her article (21 Asian Pacific American L.J. (2016)) Where are the Asians in Hollywood? Can §1981, Title VII, Colorblind Pitches, and Understanding Biases Break the Bamboo…
  • Aug 26

    Call for papers from the Center for Applied Feminism & Intersectionality

    Call for papers from the Center for Applied Feminism & Intersectionality
    The Center for Applied Feminism (Baltimore) has a call for papers that will be of interest to some of our readers: CALL FOR PAPERS APPLIED FEMINISM AND INTERSECTIONALITY: EXAMINING LAW THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTIPLE IDENTITIES The Center on…
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/
  • Aug 30

    Retail Alcohol Availability and Product Diversity

    Retail Alcohol Availability and Product Diversity
    Shuay-Tsyr Ho, Cornell, Mingyang Qu, Cornell, Bradley J. Rickard Cornell, Marco Costanigro, Colorado State University, and Edward McLaughlin, Cornell examine Retail Alcohol Availability and Product Diversity. ABSTRACT: The repeal of the…
  • Aug 30

    The economic impact of removing geo-blocking restrictions in the EU Digital Single Market

    The economic impact of removing geo-blocking restrictions in the EU Digital Single Market
    Nestor Duch-Brown (European Commission - JRC - IPTS) ; Bertin Martens (European Commission – JRC - IPTS) analyze The economic impact of removing geo-blocking restrictions in the EU Digital Single Market. ABSTRACT: This study investigates…
  • Aug 30

    Investigating the US Consumer Response to the Chinese Acquisition of a US Firm

    Investigating the US Consumer Response to the Chinese Acquisition of a US Firm
    Yu Yvette ZHANG, Texas A&M University, Shaosheng Jin, Zhejiang University, and Xiaotong Yuan, Texas A&M are Investigating the US Consumer Response to the Chinese Acquisition of a US Firm. ABSTRACT: In 2013, Smithfield Foods Inc., the…
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Article on University Endowment Management

    Article on University Endowment Management
    Christopher J. Ryan, Jr. recently published an Article entitled, Trusting U.: Examining University Endowment Management, 42 J.C. & U.L. 159 (2016). Provided below is a summary of the Article: This article aims to bring to light the…
  • Aug 30

    Tube Feeding Decline for Dementia Patient

    Tube Feeding Decline for Dementia Patient
    A new national study has found that advanced dementia patients receiving a feeding tube has dropped more than 50%. It is becoming less controversial for surrogate decision makers to decline tube feeding and rely on hand feeding. Now, families…
  • Aug 30

    How Vacation May Lead to Divorce

    How Vacation May Lead to Divorce
    A recent study, analyzing 14 years of divorce data from 37 countries, finds that divorce filings spike twice a year following the annual schedule of family holidays. Divorce filings peak in March and August—March falling after winter…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    So Far, 6 Charged Under Russia's New Law Limiting Missionary Activitie

    So Far, 6 Charged Under Russia's New Law Limiting Missionary Activitie
    As previously reported, in July Russia's President signed into law new anti-terrorism legislation that, among other things, banned preaching, praying, proselytizing, and disseminating religious materials outside of officially-designated…
  • Aug 30

    Court Issues Narrow Preliminary Injunction Against North Carolina's Transgender Bathroom Access Law

    Court Issues Narrow Preliminary Injunction Against North Carolina's Transgender Bathroom Access Law
    In an 83-page opinion handed down last week, a North Carolina federal district court issued a narrow preliminary injunction preventing enforcement North Carolina's transgender bathroom access law against two students and one employee of the…
  • Aug 30

    Appeals Court Refuses To Dismiss Suit Over Entitlement To Mosque Property

    Appeals Court Refuses To Dismiss Suit Over Entitlement To Mosque Property
    In United Islamic Society v. Masjed Abubakr Al-Seddiq, Inc., (MN App. Aug. 29, 2016), a Minnesota state appellate court affirmed a trial court's refusal to dismiss a suit over ownership of mosque property because "it is premature to…
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/
  • Aug 30

    Now we know where John Roberts got the umpire analogy

    Now we know where John Roberts got the umpire analogy
  • Aug 30

    Guerilla Guides to Law Teaching

    Guerilla Guides to Law Teaching
    Guerilla Guides to Law Teaching is a new web-based course resource for incorporating social movements into law-school classes. It is produced by Amna Akbar (Ohio State), Sameer Ashar (UC-Irvine), Bill Quigley (Loyola-NO), and Jocelyn Simonson…
  • Aug 30

    Blinding and Bias in Law Hiring

    Blinding and Bias in Law Hiring
    As some of you may know, I inadvertently started a heated debate over what students should call professors, see here, and here, (Eugene Volokh’s take here) and here (Orin Kerr’s take). This debate has turned into a larger one about trying…
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

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    The Court after Scalia: The future of voting right

    The Court after Scalia: The future of voting right
    Edward Blum, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, is the president of the Project on Fair Representation, which provided counsel to the petitioners in Shelby County v. Holder and Evenwel v. Abbott. …[In] a government…
  • Aug 30

    The Court after Scalia: Standing at the crossroads on voting right

    The Court after Scalia: Standing at the crossroads on voting right
    Richard L. Hasen is Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. When it comes to jurisprudence on voting rights, the Supreme Court stands at a crossroads. If the Court ends up with a new…
  • Aug 30

    Introduction: The Court after Scalia

    Introduction: The Court after Scalia
    In the weeks that followed the February 13 death of Justice Antonin Scalia, it became clear that his absence was having a significant impact on the Court. Not only was the Court granting review in fewer cases than normal, but it deadlocked on…
Rank this Week: 27

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

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

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

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

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

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

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

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

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 30

    Why It’s Hard to Sell Tech to Lawyer

    Why It’s Hard to Sell Tech to Lawyer
    And when I say lawyers, I include the courts, law firm staff, paralegals. Everyone who moves the machinery of law. So here is why it’s hard to sell tech to lawyers. Everything your law tech can do is already possible by other…
  • Aug 30

    Court of Appeal Clears Way for Mortgagees to Set Aside Sham Tenancie

    Court of Appeal Clears Way for Mortgagees to Set Aside Sham Tenancie
    The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that a provision of the Mortgages Act (“MA”) which allows lenders to set aside tenancy agreements for the purpose of taking possession of real property does not conflict with the Residential…
  • Aug 30

    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 and writing, practice, and technology. Research & Writing Deep Links to Paragraphs in CanLII…
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/
  • Aug 30

    A triple dose of defeat - three antibiotic patents of Cubist revoked in one trial

    A triple dose of defeat - three antibiotic patents of Cubist revoked in one trial
    This judgment [Hospira UK Ltd v Cubist Pharmaceuticals LLC [2016] EWHC 1285 (Pat) (10 June 2016)] was handed down a little while ago, but this Kat only recently got round to studying it properly, containing as it does decisions relating to…
  • Aug 29

    Never Too Late: if you missed the IPKat last week

    Never Too Late: if you missed the IPKat last week
    Did you miss the IPKat last week? Bring yourself bang up to date by browsing through the latest edition of Never Too Late (the 111th)The branding and rebranding of infidelityKat readers may not recognize Avid Life Media, but they are (more)…
  • Aug 27

    Do passive hosting providers commit acts of communication to the public in relation to third-party content?

    Do passive hosting providers commit acts of communication to the public in relation to third-party content?
    Still on the leaked IA ...This may not be just a good exam question for undergraduate IP law students [note to self: something for next year], but also lawyers and policy-makers currently discussing EU copyright…
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/
  • Aug 30

    CRS – How Can the Results of a Presidential Election Be Contested?

    CRS – How Can the Results of a Presidential Election Be Contested?
    CRS Reports & Analysis Legal Sidebar – How Can the Results of a Presidential Election Be Contested?, August 26, 2016. “In the midst of the presidential campaign season, the possibility of election fraud has been raised. This…
  • Aug 30

    Pew – U.S. Public Wary of Biomedical Technologies to ‘Enhance’ Human Abilitie

    Pew – U.S. Public Wary of Biomedical Technologies to ‘Enhance’ Human Abilitie
    “Cutting-edge biomedical technologies that could push the boundaries of human abilities may soon be available, making people’s minds sharper and their bodies stronger and healthier than ever before. But a new Pew Research Center…
  • Aug 30

    Bike Index helps to fight bicycle theft

    Bike Index helps to fight bicycle theft
    Help us fight bicycle theft—register your bike: “The Bike Index makes stolen bikes harder to sell and easier to recover by making sure important information about your bike is there when you need it the most. The process is…
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/
  • Aug 29

    Thomson Reuters and LexBlog co-host ILTACON Beer for Blogger

    Thomson Reuters and LexBlog co-host ILTACON Beer for Blogger
    LexBlog is honored to have Thomson Reuters co-hosting a Beer for Bloggers (and others) with us on Tuesday evening at ILTACON in Washington D.C. I started Beer for Bloggers thirteen years ago as a way to meet a few bloggers …
  • Aug 28

    Survey: Majority of Americans likely to hire lawyer active on social media

    Survey: Majority of Americans likely to hire lawyer active on social media
    According to a new survey from Findlaw, 54 percent of consumers say they would likely hire an attorney who is active on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This is particularly true for younger Americans – 69 percent…
  • Aug 26

    Twenty reasons your law blogs belong outside your law firm website

    Twenty reasons your law blogs belong outside your law firm website
    There was a time when everyone knew, and agreed, a law blog did not belong inside a law firm’s website. It was common sense. Today, we’re getting a lot of questions at LexBlog about whether a law firm should put …
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

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/
  • Aug 30

    Early Returns from South Florida (Multiple 11pm Updates)

    Early Returns from South Florida (Multiple 11pm Updates)
    Most, but not all, of the returns are in for the Florida primaries and non-partisan elections, and there are some surprises: (UPDATE) Incumbent Debbie Wasserman-Schultz beat Tim Canova by 14%: she got 28,250 votes and Tim Canova got a very…
  • Aug 30

    .sig File Upgrade: Variable Weather Report

    .sig File Upgrade: Variable Weather Report
    (tl/dr: Michael is a geek.) For a very long time I’ve had a comment about the Miami weather in the last line of my email .sig file, something like “It’s hot here” or “It’s cool here” or occasionally…
  • Aug 29

    Terrific Article on the State of US Class Politic

    Terrific Article on the State of US Class Politic
    I Spent 5 Years With Some of Trump’s Biggest Fans. Here’s What They Won’t Tell You. Don’t be put off by the tabloid tone to the headline that Mother Jones slapped on this article, there’s a lot of smarts here.…
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/
Rank this Week: 36

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: 37

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
  • Aug 29

    11 Reasons Not To Enforce Your Trade Secret

    11 Reasons Not To Enforce Your Trade Secret
    I’m strangely fascinated by the recent “revelation” about Colonel Sanders’ secret recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken. His nephew showed a journalist a handwritten list that was left behind by Sanders’ second wife…
  • Aug 27

    Call for Papers: The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network

    Call for Papers: The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network
    Call for Papers – Friday September 16th Deadline The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network Seeks submissions for the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting Mexico City, Mexico, at the Sheraton Maria Isabel, June 20…
  • Aug 25

    The Mind on Trial

    The Mind on Trial
    Susanna Blumenthal’s impressive Law and the Modern Mind:  Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture, offers an important reconceptualization of the legal history of responsibility as it played out in nineteenth…
Rank this Week: 38

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

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

    Bellin @BellinJ on "Serial," Bowe Bergdahl, and the Reporter's Privilege

    Bellin @BellinJ on "Serial," Bowe Bergdahl, and the Reporter's Privilege
    Professor Jeffrey Bellin, William & Mary School of Law, has an interesting op-ed in USA Today discussing whether the filmmakers for Serial should release the Bowe Bergdahl interviews on which they based the second season of the show. In…
  • Aug 30

    Adler @jadler1969 on Persistent Threats to Commercial Speech

    Adler @jadler1969 on Persistent Threats to Commercial Speech
    Jonathan Adler, Case Western Reserve School of Law; PERC, is publishing Persistent Threats to Commercial Speech in volume 25 of the Journal of Law & Policy. Here is the abstract. The current Supreme Court is very protective of speech,…
  • Aug 30

    Bodó @bodobalazs on the Guerilla Open Access Movement

    Bodó @bodobalazs on the Guerilla Open Access Movement
    Balázs Bodó, University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), has published Pirates in the Library – An Inquiry into the Guerilla Open Access Movement, a paper prepared for the 8th Annual Workshop of the International…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Aug 30

    Fee Sharing or Not?

    Fee Sharing or Not?
    Client hires Attorney 1 to represent her in a civil fraud case on an hourly fee basis that we will assume is reasonable. There is a valid written fee agreement. As the case nears trial, Client becomes concerned about Attorney...
  • Aug 26

    Hofstra Law Review on Monroe Freedman

    Hofstra Law Review on Monroe Freedman
    The Hofstra Law Review is dedicating at least two special issues to the scholarship of Monroe Freedman. The first issue has been published (Volume 44(3)) and includes articles by listserv member Brad Wendel and others (link to official site,…
  • Aug 23

    In Defense of Judge Turner (sort of)

    In Defense of Judge Turner (sort of)
    I have this oped in the Chicago Tribune, about a local judge who's gotten into a lot of trouble (and who has drawn national attention): Judge Valarie Turner, of the Circuit Court of Cook County, is a very smart person...
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/
  • Aug 5

    Miller & Zois Helps Create New Nursing Home Law in Maryland

    Miller & Zois Helps Create New Nursing Home Law in Maryland
    Our primary focus at Miller & Zois is to further the interest of our clients by maximizing the value of their injury or wrongful death claims.  But it is also an absolute joy when we can be a part of changing Maryland law that helps…
  • Jul 20

    Social Host Drunk Driving in Maryland | New Law

    Social Host Drunk Driving in Maryland | New Law
    I’ve complained to you (all 14 of you) for years about Maryland’s ridiculous refusal to adopt dram shop laws.  Enforcement of dram shop laws would allow lawsuits against bars and restaurants who knowingly serve drunk…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Aug 16

    Canada’s Innovation Strategy Must Stop Tech Troll

    Canada’s Innovation Strategy Must Stop Tech Troll
    Developing a national innovation strategy has been a top priority of Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. Bains has created an expert panel, held meetings across the country, and launched a public…
  • Aug 16

    Ottawa Needs to Combat Abuse of Intellectual Property Right

    Ottawa Needs to Combat Abuse of Intellectual Property Right
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 15, 2016 as Ottawa Needs to Combat Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights Developing a national innovation strategy has been a top priority of Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science…
  • Aug 8

    Government-Backed Study Finds Piracy Fight a Low Priority for Canadian Rights Holder

    Government-Backed Study Finds Piracy Fight a Low Priority for Canadian Rights Holder
    The Canadian government plans to review the state of copyright law next year, but a recent government-commissioned study indicates that fighting piracy is a low priority for rights holders. They prefer to focus on their efforts on generating…
Rank this Week: 43

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?
    Timothy Holbrook has an interesting post The real reason the EpiPen and other off-patents are so expensive , which raises issues with the role of the FDA in pricing issues for drugs.Interestingly, though, the patent system is not to blame…
  • Aug 25

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB
    Finance.yahoo noted a PTAB ruling on some of Teva's Copaxone patents:Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today [August 24, 2016] confirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions from an Inter Partes Review (IPR) to invalidate all…
  • Aug 25

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia
    Ten years ago, in August 2006, in a post titled Plagiarism in academic contexts: a look at the past , IPBiz discussed several academic plagiarism cases, including a certain case at Princeton University, 186 N.J. Super. 548; 453 A.2d 263.In…
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
  • Aug 28

    Remembering is resisting

    Remembering is resisting
    I gave a short talk on the politics of digital memorialisation through personal archives at Colomboscope 2016 on a panel titled ‘Rendering Realities’, moderated by Subha Wijesiriwardena. The festival’s description of my…
  • Aug 16

    Whatsapp during a live protest

    Whatsapp during a live protest
    Not for the first time, I relied very heavily on WhatsApp in covering the Different Yet Equal vigil in Colombo, and the resulting drama. Updates sent to the Groundviews WhatsApp group (which at the time of writing this has over one hundred…
  • Aug 16

    Sinhale’s crisis of legitimacy

    Sinhale’s crisis of legitimacy
    Though this poster is very easily debunked, the intent is clear. It is not just aimed at discrediting those who organised the vigil. The purpose it serves is larger and holds currency for longer. The intent here is to mislead and spread hate…
Rank this Week: 45