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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/
  • Mar 26

    Iraq Suspends Mosul Advance Due to High Civilian Death

    Iraq Suspends Mosul Advance Due to High Civilian Death
    Iraq has suspended its advance on ISIS in Mosul due to the vast increase in civilian deaths from coalition bombings. Iraqi military leaders have halted their push to recapture west Mosul from Islamic State as international outrage grew…
  • Mar 24

    Trump Blames Dems For Failure of Health Care Bill

    Trump Blames Dems For Failure of Health Care Bill
    TrumpCare is dead. Republicans, not having enough votes, pulled the bill. Trump is not "the closer" he thought he was. The Washington Post reports: [More...] But Trump’s effort was plagued from the beginning. The bill itself would…
  • Mar 24

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    There are many things more interesting in the world to discuss than Donald Trump, that don't leave you wanting to take a shower. Univision/Netflix has announced the lead for its new original series based on the life of Joaquin "El…
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/
  • Mar 15

    Comment on Sentencing of Kristen Ayala

    Comment on Sentencing of Kristen Ayala
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. A recent comment from Brandon on the blog post Mortgage Mod Case Results in 10+ Year Sentences stated: “Couple of small pawns in a much larger game.kristen is a 32 year old first time,non violent offender…
  • Mar 14

    California Mortgage Elimination Scheme Eliminated

    California Mortgage Elimination Scheme Eliminated
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Martin Calzada, 29, Norwalk, California was found guilty by a federal jury after a four-day trial, of one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and eight counts of mail fraud affecting a financial…
  • Mar 14

    Jury Finds Bank President Guilty of Fraud

    Jury Finds Bank President Guilty of Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Anthony J. Atkins, 51, Eufaula, Alabama, was convicted by a Federal Jury after a 5-day trial, of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, four counts of false statements to a federally insured financial institution, bank fraud,…
Rank this Week: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Oh:Are Progressive Tax Rates Progressive Policy?

    Oh:Are Progressive Tax Rates Progressive Policy?
    Jason Oh (UCLA), Are Progressive Tax Rates Progressive Policy?, 92 NYU L. Rev. ___ (2017): Why do income tax systems across the world consistently feature progressive marginal rates? The existing literature tells a political story focusing on…
  • Mar 27

    UC-Hastings Dean:The California Bar Exam Flunks Too Many Law School Graduate

    UC-Hastings Dean:The California Bar Exam Flunks Too Many Law School Graduate
    Los Angeles Times op-ed: The California Bar Exam Flunks Too Many Law School Graduates, by David L. Faigman (Dean, UC-Hastings): Graduates who fail face [the bar exam] losing jobs already started, not getting jobs that were promised, debt,…
  • Mar 27

    Christians:BEPS And The New International Tax Order

    Christians:BEPS And The New International Tax Order
    Allison Christians (McGill), BEPS and the New International Tax Order, 2017 BYU L. Rev. ___: Nations across the world are currently engaged in a coordinated international effort, ostensibly to curb excessive tax avoidance by the world’s…
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/
  • Mar 27

    £1,200 cost for unfair dismissal claims is challenged in UK’s highest court – The Guardian

    £1,200 cost for unfair dismissal claims is challenged in UK’s highest court – The Guardian
    ‘Steep rises in fees for bringing unfair dismissal claims at employment tribunals – which have led to a 70% fall in the number of cases – are to be challenged at the UK’s highest court.’ Full story The Guardian,…
  • Mar 27

    Former Adams family gang boss loses cash case appeal – BBC New

    Former Adams family gang boss loses cash case appeal – BBC New
    ‘Former gangster Terry Adams has lost his appeal over how much he must repay from his days of crime.’ Full story BBC News, 27th March 2017 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Mar 27

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Supreme Court N v ACCG & Ors [2017] UKSC 22 (22 March 2017) AIG Europe Ltd v Woodman & Ors [2017] UKSC 18 (22 March 2017) BPE Solicitors & Anor v Hughes-Holland (in substitution for Gabriel) (Rev 1) [2017] UKSC 21 (22 March 2017)…
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/
  • Mar 27

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision
    (Here is the latest edition of the Institute for Justice’s weekly Short Circuit newsletter, written by John Ross.) Justice Antonin Scalia made many positive contributions to administrative law. His tireless advocacy of agency-empowering…
  • Mar 26

    [Randy Barnett] Delivering the Pope Lecture at NC State

    [Randy Barnett] Delivering the Pope Lecture at NC State
    Tomorrow evening at 7:00pm–or this evening if you are reading this on Monday, I will deliver the John W. Pope Lecture at North Carolina State University. My talk will discuss my book, Our Republican Constitution: Securing the…
  • Mar 25

    [Ilya Somin] Gorsuch is right about Chevron deference

    [Ilya Somin] Gorsuch is right about Chevron deference
    Perhaps the most distinctive aspect of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s jurisprudence is his opposition to “Chevron deference”: the doctrine (first imposed by a 1984 Supreme Court decision) that requires judges to defer…
Rank this Week: 9

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/
  • Mar 27

    SHOT HIS GIRLFRIEND @ POINT-BLANK

    SHOT HIS GIRLFRIEND @ POINT-BLANK
    DA VANCE: MAN INDICTED FOR FATAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHOOTING IN EAST HARLEM Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., recently announced the indictment of MALACHI COLON, 21, for fatally shooting his 24-year-old girlfriend in…
  • Mar 26

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NANCY PELOSI

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NANCY PELOSI
    It’s still Nancy’s birthday, but not for that much longer. Make sure you sign the card before it's over. There’s only 6 hours left to add your name. Wish Nancy a happy birthday now. Thanks for helping us make her…
  • Mar 26

    JAMES CARVILLE BEGS FOR A BUCK

    JAMES CARVILLE BEGS FOR A BUCK
    ALERT! ALERT! THIS IS CODE RED! I need your 1 buck, and I need it NOW! Megadonors scrounged together 3O million bucks to protect Trump’s Republican House. If we let the Republicans massively outraise us a third month in a row, …
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Mar 27

    Schmidt on the State Action Doctrine & Doctrinal Confusion

    Schmidt on the State Action Doctrine & Doctrinal Confusion
    Christopher W. Schmidt (Chicago-Kent College of Law) has posted On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine (2016 Brigham Young University Law Review 575) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Article, I use a case study...
  • Mar 27

    Stern on a Right to Lie for Candidates for Elected Judicial Office

    Stern on a Right to Lie for Candidates for Elected Judicial Office
    Nat Stern (Florida State University - College of Law) has posted Judicial Candidates' Right to Lie (77 Maryland Law Review (forthcoming 2018)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A large majority of state judges are chosen through some form of...
  • Mar 27

    D'Agostino on the Nature of Law & Violence

    D'Agostino on the Nature of Law & Violence
    Joseph D'Agostino (Savannah Law School) has posted Law's Necessary Violence (Texas Review of Law & Politics, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The concept of law necessarily depends on coercive physical force and legal…
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/
  • Mar 26

    Iran imposes reciprocal sanctions on 15 US companie

    Iran imposes reciprocal sanctions on 15 US companie
    According to a report [release] issued by IRNA [state news agency], Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 US companies for human rights violations and supporting Israeli “terrorism” against Palestinians. The sanctions were issued in…
  • Mar 26

    UN: Israel has not moved to stop illegal settlement

    UN: Israel has not moved to stop illegal settlement
    The United Nations (UN) stated on Friday that Israel has not yet taken any steps towards stopping illegal settlements in Palestinian territory. According to UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov, instead of working to halt the illegal…
  • Mar 26

    Egypt court sentences defendants over drowning of migrant

    Egypt court sentences defendants over drowning of migrant
    An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 56 people to prison for up to 14 years for their involvement in a deadly capsizing of a boat carrying migrants and refugees. The boat capsized [Al Jazeera news report] close to the Egyptian coast last…
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
  • Mar 24

    Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Ban on Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership

    Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Ban on Non-Lawyer Firm Ownership
    Law firms don't have a constitutional right to share their profits with non-lawyer investors, a federal appeals court in New York ruled.
  • Mar 24

    Cornell Law Students To Join Techies on Roosevelt Island

    Cornell Law Students To Join Techies on Roosevelt Island
    Cornell University will expand its footprint in New York City with a law program based on its new $2 billion technology campus on Roosevelt Island. The 12-acre campus, dubbed Silicon Island, opens in the summer. The semester-long Program…
  • Mar 16

    Proposed Trump Budget Would End Legal Services Corp.

    Proposed Trump Budget Would End Legal Services Corp.
    A budget proposed by President Donald Trump would eliminate funding for the Legal Services Corp., which funds civil legal aid to the poor.
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

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

    Dynamic SCOTUS week for criminal law fan

    Dynamic SCOTUS week for criminal law fan
    I am on the road and thus going to be on-line and blogging only intermittently over the next few days. Perhaps for that reason, I am anticipating that the Supreme Court is going to be up to some interesting criminal...
  • Mar 26

    "Recognizing Redemption: Old Criminal Records and Employment Outcomes"

    "Recognizing Redemption: Old Criminal Records and Employment Outcomes"
    The title of this post is the title of this new essay authored by Peter Leasure and Tia Stevens Andersen available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Upon completion of their sentences and when attempting to ‘reenter’ society, offenders…
  • Mar 26

    Notable perspectives on state and direction of modern criminal justice reform effort

    Notable perspectives on state and direction of modern criminal justice reform effort
    James Forman has this lengthy new commentary in the New York Times under the headlined "Justice Springs Eternal." I recommend the full piece to anyone and everyone seeking to take stock and reflect upon the current moment in the…
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    Trump's Climate of Fear Hits the Latino Metropoli

    Trump's Climate of Fear Hits the Latino Metropoli
    The Los Angeles skyline serves as a backdrop for the Boyle Hotel and Mariciachi Plaza in Boyle Heights. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times) Ruben Vives for the Los Angeles Times offers a glimpse into the fears and uneasiness of...
  • Mar 27

    Immigration Article of the Day: The Nondiscrimination Obligation of Immigration and Nationality Act Section 202(A)(1)(A) by Alan Hyde

    Immigration Article of the Day: The Nondiscrimination Obligation of Immigration and Nationality Act Section 202(A)(1)(A) by Alan Hyde
    The Nondiscrimination Obligation of Immigration and Nationality Act Section 202(A)(1)(A) by Alan Hyde, Rutgers University - School of Law, March 13, 2017 Abstract The nondiscrimination obligation of Immigration & Nationality Act Sec…
  • Mar 26

    ICE Retaliating Against Activists and Sanctuary Policie

    ICE Retaliating Against Activists and Sanctuary Policie
    From the District Sentinel: Recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement actions raise questions about the Trump Administration using deportation proceedings to punish political opponents -- both institutions and individuals. Three undocumented…
Rank this Week: 16

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 17

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Mar 22

    Supreme Court Rules Against NLRB in Vacancies Act Case

    Supreme Court Rules Against NLRB in Vacancies Act Case
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled (6-2) in NLRB v. SW General. The Court held that once President Obama nominated Lafe Solomon to be the NLRB's General Counsel, he could no longer serve in his current capacity as Acting General Counsel....
  • Mar 18

    Brudney on the Quiet Importance of ILO Norm

    Brudney on the Quiet Importance of ILO Norm
    James Brudney (Fordham) has just posted on SSRN his article The Internationalization of Sources of Labor Law, 39 U. Pa. J. Int'l L. 1 (2017). The abstract is below. I think James is dead-on correct. Having attended a slew of...
  • Mar 17

    Hirsch & Seiner: Unions Deserve a Place in the Uber Economy

    Hirsch & Seiner: Unions Deserve a Place in the Uber Economy
    Jeff Hirsch (North Carolina) and Joe Seiner (South Carolina) have just posted on SSRN their extraordinarily timely article A Modern Union for the Modern Economy, ___ Fordham Law Review ___(forthcoming 2018) Here's the abstract: Membership in…
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/
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Swiss Clinic Presents Assisted Suicide Simulation Video

    Swiss Clinic Presents Assisted Suicide Simulation Video
    A Swiss clinic, Dignitas, has created a virtual reality assisted suicide film, “The Last Moments,” that represents a person’s experience who wishes to accept the clinic’s services. Over the last two decades, hundreds of people have…
  • Mar 26

    Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds's Public Memorial Draws Hundred

    Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds's Public Memorial Draws Hundred
    Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’s public memorial was held yesterday, consisting of singing, dancing, and memories. The memorial was held at Forest Lawn inside a 1,200-seat theater, which was almost at full capacity. Reynolds’s son,…
  • Mar 25

    How Afraid of Dying Are You?

    How Afraid of Dying Are You?
    Oddly enough, atheists and extremely religious individuals have something in common: they are among the individuals least afraid of dying. Research suggests that those who lack belief in a higher power seek comfort in death. On the other…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    5th Circuit Upholds Student Invocations At School Board Meeting

    5th Circuit Upholds Student Invocations At School Board Meeting
    In American Humanist Association v. McCarty, (5th Cir., March 20, 2017), the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a school board's practice of opening its meetings with presentations from students, which often involves a prayer.…
  • Mar 20

    Religion Clause To Take A Publication Break

    Religion Clause To Take A Publication Break
    Dear Readers:Religion Clause will be going on a publication break until approximately the end of March.  Check back for my resumption of postings at that time.Howard Friedman
  • Mar 19

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Rafael Domingo, Theology and Jurisprudence. A Good Partnership?, (Journal of Law and Religion, 32, 2017, Forthcoming).Rafael Domingo, The Constitutional Justification of Religion, (March 9, 2017).Christine P. Bartholomew, Exorcising…
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/
  • Mar 27

    Ornstein on election do-over

    Ornstein on election do-over
    In The Atlantic, Norm Ornstein proposes the creation of a mechanism for special presidential and vice-presidential election in "extraordinary circumstances," covering not only a terrorist attack or other catastrophic event, but also…
  • Mar 27

    Separation of Powers From Across the Street

    Separation of Powers From Across the Street
    I have been writing about decentralizing federal power for a few years now, both as a tool of comparative constitutional design and as a topic of American constitutional design expanding how federal power would be exercised across the parts…
  • Mar 27

    Will There Ever Be A Warren Court Moment for Progressives?

    Will There Ever Be A Warren Court Moment for Progressives?
    It has become a statement of conventional wisdom—even though it is one without extensive reliable empirical evidence—that the electoral base of the Republican Party cares more about judicial nominations than does the electoral base of the…
Rank this Week: 25

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    SCOTUSblog is hiring (Updated)

    SCOTUSblog is hiring (Updated)
    The blog and Goldstein & Russell, P.C., are looking for someone to serve as both the firm manager for Goldstein & Russell, P.C., and the deputy manager of SCOTUSblog. The principal responsibilities for this position include, but…
  • Mar 27

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    Today the court hears oral argument in two cases. The first is Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton (consolidated with two other related cases), which asks whether the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s exemption for church…
  • Mar 26

    This week at the court

    This week at the court
    We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. The court will also hear oral arguments on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The calendar for the March…
Rank this Week: 26

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: 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
  • Mar 27

    What I Wish I Knew in Law School

    What I Wish I Knew in Law School
    Each year LAWPRO asks its articling students to reflect on their law school experiences and how they relate to their early working experiences. Here are the thoughts of our current students Raymond Ashurov and Rahim Andani, as written by…
  • Mar 27

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
  • Mar 27

    Wresting Authority From the Regulators: The Proper Role of the National Energy Board in Environmental Assessment

    Wresting Authority From the Regulators: The Proper Role of the National Energy Board in Environmental Assessment
    It is not every day that we have an opportunity to effect transformative legal change. It is natural, then, that when last summer a number of cabinet ministers announced the review of four key federal environmental laws, West Coast…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 30

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 31

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 26

    Paper – Cybersecurity, Identify Theft, and Standing Law

    Paper – Cybersecurity, Identify Theft, and Standing Law
    Chou, James C., Cybersecurity, Identify Theft, and Standing Law: A Framework for Data Breaches Using Substantial Risk in a Post-Clapper World (December 15, 2016). National Security Law Brief, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2016. Available at SSRN:…
  • Mar 26

    AP style change: Singular they is acceptable ‘in limited cases’

    AP style change: Singular they is acceptable ‘in limited cases’
    Poynter: “For the first time, The Associated Press now permits journalists to use “they” as a singular pronoun. The AP announced the style change Friday at the American Copy Editors Society conference in St. Petersburg,…
  • Mar 26

    Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era

    Congress Moves to Strike Internet Privacy Rules From Obama Era
    The New York Times – “Landmark internet privacy protections for consumers in the first decisive strike against telecommunications and technology regulations created during the Obama administration, and a harbinger of further…
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/
  • Mar 23

    Trend is law firms moving blogs off websites : ABA publication

    Trend is law firms moving blogs off websites : ABA publication
    While some law firm website developers are advising law firms to bury law blogs inside a law firm website, a just released ABA book on strategic online publishing for law firms advises just the opposite. Law blogs should be located …
  • Mar 16

    Access to legal services : Only if lawyers communicate like public

    Access to legal services : Only if lawyers communicate like public
    Sitting here at Skadden for Chicago legal innovation and technology listening to speakers talk of access to legal services. Point being that 85% plus of people never think of using a lawyer. Lawyers rank six on who people turn to …
  • Mar 15

    Legaltech companies at ABA Techshow : Give love to get love on social media

    Legaltech companies at ABA Techshow : Give love to get love on social media
    The ABA Techshow, one of the largest legal tech gatherings of the year, runs the rest of this week in Chicago. Legal technology companies, new and old, will be there in spades. All seeking attention. All wanting the love.…
Rank this Week: 33

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/
  • Mar 17

    She Does it Again

    She Does it Again
    Someone serious really needs to run against Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernández Rundle. Prosecutors say no crime was committed in scalding death of Miami inmate: The corrections officers who locked a schizophrenic man in a…
  • Mar 14

    IRL (R-27) Says No

    IRL (R-27) Says No
    Ros-Lehtinen Announces Her Intention To Vote No On AHCA Bill As Written The post IRL (R-27) Says No appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Mar 12

    Must be Reform

    Must be Reform
    A friend writes, Gathered with some friends last night to read the Megillah. This year we replaced the name of the villain Haman with “Donald” as we spun our groggers. Most satisfying. The post Must be Reform appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 35

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: 36

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: 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
  • Mar 24

    Call for Papers: LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference

    Call for Papers: LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference
    LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference 2016 ELECTION: WHAT NEXT? ORLANDO, FL   LATCRIT/SALT JUNIOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP SEP. 28, 2017 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE: SEP. 29 – 30 BOARD MEETING (COMMUNITY & EXECUTIVE SESSIONS)…
  • Mar 24

    Book Recommendation

    Book Recommendation
    The professor who influenced me the most as an undergraduate was Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, an iconoclastic political scientist who uses game theory and other behavioral tools to assess domestic and international affairs.  I was so…
  • Mar 24

    Copyright Eminent Domain

    Copyright Eminent Domain
    28 U.S.C. Sec. 1498(b) provides that the United States may (in effect) convert any copyright into a compulsory license by authorizing the reproduction of a copyrighted work subject to the need to pay  reasonable compensation to the…
Rank this Week: 38

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 26

    Clinical Fellow/Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic at Duke Law

    Clinical Fellow/Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic at Duke Law
    Sharing a position announcement from our colleagues at Duke Law: Duke University Law School is searching for a supervising attorney/clinical fellow to join the international human rights program and clinic led by Professor Jayne…
  • Mar 24

    Introducing Daniela Alaattinoğlu

    Introducing Daniela Alaattinoğlu
    It is our great pleasure to welcome our new IntLawGrrls contributor Daniela Alaattinoğlu! Daniela Alaattinoğlu (née Åkers) is a PhD Candidate at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy. Her PhD…
  • Mar 24

    Gender-Sensitive Reparations in the I.V. v. Bolivia Case: A Missed Opportunity?

    Gender-Sensitive Reparations in the I.V. v. Bolivia Case: A Missed Opportunity?
      The human rights and feminist lawyers were hopeful. Finally a decision on forced sterilization from the Inter-American Court. Deprived of the remedial austerity of its Strasbourg equivalent, and with a harder legal force than the CEDAW…
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/
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/
  • Feb 2

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland
    Sepsis is a silent killer that should be diagnosed and treated with the same urgency as a heart attack.  But it is not treated with urgency and it is the one reason so many medical malpractice lawsuits in Maryland involve either missed…
  • Jan 30

    Nursing Home Bed Sore Cases in Maryland | Attention Referring Lawyer

    Nursing Home Bed Sore Cases in Maryland | Attention Referring Lawyer
    If you are a lawyer with a nursing home bed sore client in Maryland, I want you to refer your case to Miller & Zois (with an attorneys’ fee sharing relationship).  This post is directed to lawyers who do not regularly handle…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Mar 24

    What Would a Digital Economy-Era NAFTA Mean for Canada?

    What Would a Digital Economy-Era NAFTA Mean for Canada?
    U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is expected to file a notice of renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement within weeks, paving the way for talks that could reshape the Canadian economy. It became clear last week that the…
  • Mar 23

    C’mon Uber: Sales Taxes on Uber Rides Are Not a “Tax on Innovation”

    C’mon Uber: Sales Taxes on Uber Rides Are Not a “Tax on Innovation”
    Yesterday's federal budget included plans to amend the law to ensure that GST/HST is applicable to ride sharing services such as Uber. The budget states that the government will: Amend the definition of a taxi business under the Excise Tax…
  • Mar 22

    Budget 2017: Why Canada’s Digital Policy Future Is Up For Grab

    Budget 2017: Why Canada’s Digital Policy Future Is Up For Grab
    Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau released his government's 2017 budget today and while the spending promises may be underwhelming for some, the documents sets out an ambitious agenda for digital policy review. In fact, with changes to…
Rank this Week: 43

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
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
  • Mar 21

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic
    I was invited to deliver a short-talk, as part of a public discussion looking at ‘Cross Cutting Dynamics of Online Democracy: Mainstreaming Internet Freedom and the Right to Privacy in Sri Lanka”, at the Bar Association of Sri…
  • Mar 21

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist
    ‘Corridors of Power’, a path-breaking project marrying constitutional reform and theory with architecture, is a finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017 awards, under the Urban Design category. As noted online,…
  • Feb 19

    Identifying & combatting Fake News: A primer

    Identifying & combatting Fake News: A primer
    I was recently asked to put together a presentation on the fake news phenomenon for discussions with leading journalists and media institutions in a developing country, with extremely poor media literacy but strong growth around social media…
Rank this Week: 45