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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

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 1

    NY Times Debate: Should More Students Forego Law School and Apprentice to Become Lawyers?

    NY Times Debate: Should More Students Forego Law School and Apprentice to Become Lawyers?
    New York Times Room for Debate: Do-It-Yourself Lawyers: Law school isn’t the only route to becoming a lawyer. In states that allow it, a tiny fraction of the tens of thousands of people who take state bar exams were trained as apprentices,…
  • Aug 1

    Weekly Tax Roundup

    Weekly Tax Roundup
    Keith Paul Bishop, FTB Issues Legal Ruling Addressing Filing and Franchise Tax Obligations of LLCs and Their Members Bloomberg, AT&T Rallies as Windstream Shows Blueprint for Paring Taxes Bloomberg, Senate Republicans Block Narrow Bill on…
  • Aug 1

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    ABA Journal Legal Rebels, Disruption, Eruption or Interruption: 3 Views of Change in Law, by Paul Lippe (CEO, Legal OnRamp) Above the Law, Cooley Law May Be Forced To Close One Of Its Campuses Dorothy Brown (Emory), The LSAT Sweepstakes, 2 J.…
Rank this Week: 2

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3

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/
  • Aug 1

    Pátria Investments Raises $1.8 Billion Private Equity Fund in Brazil

    Pátria Investments Raises $1.8 Billion Private Equity Fund in Brazil
    The new fund is the largest ever for Pátria, which is 40 percent owned by the Blackstone Group, and is another sign that investors still find Brazil attractive despite its economic challenges.
  • Aug 1

    Weekend Reading: Searching for Answers in Falling Stock

    Weekend Reading: Searching for Answers in Falling Stock
    The market dipped 2 percent on Thursday, erasing the Dow's gains for the year. There was little agreement about the reason for the losses, but DealBook has a few highly unlikely possibilities.
  • Aug 1

    Botox Maker Allergan’s Takeover Defense Speed Bump

    Botox Maker Allergan’s Takeover Defense Speed Bump
    The claims in Allergan's lawsuit against Valeant and William Ackman are of the ho-hum type that targets often raise to fend off – or at least slow down – a bidder, write Peter J. Henning and Steven Davidoff Solomon.
Rank this Week: 4

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 1

    Wheatley on the Authority of the State Over Indigenous People

    Wheatley on the Authority of the State Over Indigenous People
    Steven Wheatley (Law School, University of Lancaster) has posted Conceptualizing the Authority of the Sovereign State Over Indigenous Peoples ((2014) 27(2) Leiden Journal of International Law 371-396) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The…
  • Aug 1

    Pasquale on Outsourcing Health Care Policy

    Pasquale on Outsourcing Health Care Policy
    Frank A. Pasquale III (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law) has posted Private Certifiers and Deputies in American Health Care (North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 92, 2014, p. 1161) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: So-called…
  • Aug 1

    Wansink, Hanks, Cawley, & Just on the Effects of a Tax on Calorie-Dense Food

    Wansink, Hanks, Cawley, & Just on the Effects of a Tax on Calorie-Dense Food
    Brian Wansink, Andrew S. Hanks, John Cawley and David R. Just (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , Cornell University - School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University - College of Human Ecology, Department of Policy…
Rank this Week: 5

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 1

    ISIS Grants Reprieve to Dozens of Seized Tribe Member

    ISIS Grants Reprieve to Dozens of Seized Tribe Member
    I really thought these Sunni al Sha'etat (aka Al Sh'etat or Sh’ytat or Shu'aytat) Tribe members in Deir Ezzor, Syria were done for. Their tribe had an agreement with ISIS which it claimed ISIS broke, and they expelled ISIS,... [[ This…
  • Aug 1

    U.S. Blasts Hamas for Breaking Ceasefire and Seizing Israeli Soldier

    U.S. Blasts Hamas for Breaking Ceasefire and Seizing Israeli Soldier
    By all accounts except that of Hamas, Hamas broke the latest cease-fire 90 minutes after it began by seizing Israeli soldier, Second Lt. Hadar Goldin. The Obama Administration blasted Hamas for its actions and called for the unconditional…
  • Aug 1

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    What's on your mind today? Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 6

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 1

    UN rights chief calls for end to 'impunity' after Israel attack on UN school

    UN rights chief calls for end to 'impunity' after Israel attack on UN school
    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official profile] on Thursday urged the international community to end what she called a "climate of impunity" [press release] around the Israel-Palestine conflict. In light of the…
  • Aug 1

    Federal court rules Microsoft must disclose overseas customer data

    Federal court rules Microsoft must disclose overseas customer data
    [JURIST] The US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] on Thursday upheld a magistrate judge's ruling [opinion, pdf] requiring Microsoft [official website] to turn over customers' emails and other account…
  • Aug 1

    UN official: violations of religious freedom persist in Vietnam

    UN official: violations of religious freedom persist in Vietnam
    [JURIST] UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief Heiner Bielefeldt [official webpage] on Thursday reported serious violations [press release] of religious freedom persist in Vietnam. Bielefeldt announced three of his planned…
Rank this Week: 7

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

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

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

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

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 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/
  • Jul 30

    [Eugene Volokh] U.S. Commission on Civil Rights member, on university speech code

    [Eugene Volokh] U.S. Commission on Civil Rights member, on university speech code
    I testified last week at a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing on sexual harassment law in education, and I found these comments from Commissioner Michael Yaki — a former senior adviser to Rep. Nancy Pelosi, and a former member of…
  • Jul 30

    [Dale Carpenter] Same-sex marriage and animu

    [Dale Carpenter] Same-sex marriage and animu
    In yesterday’s New York Times, Adam Liptak considered the possibility that Justice Kennedy might not be persuaded that state laws limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples reflect unconstitutional animus against same-sex couples.…
  • Jul 30

    [Jonathan H. Adler] En banc D.C. Circuit upholds USDA country-of-origin labeling rule

    [Jonathan H. Adler] En banc D.C. Circuit upholds USDA country-of-origin labeling rule
    Yesterday, in American Meat Institute v. USDA, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, sitting en banc, upheld the constitutionality of USDA regulations mandating detailed country-of-origin labeling for meat products.…
Rank this Week: 9

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    VT - Sex offender registry under fire again

    VT - Sex offender registry under fire again
    Original Article 07/18/2014 By Jennifer Reading MONTPELIER - It's another black mark for the Vermont Sex Offender Registry. "There are errors. And they should not have been there," said Doug Hoffer, D-Vt. Auditor. Hoffer says the system…
  • Jul 19

    CA - Tehachapi removes local sex offender ordinance from the book

    CA - Tehachapi removes local sex offender ordinance from the book
    Original Article 07/10/2014 By JACK BARNWELL Tehachapi's city council on Monday finalized a repeal of a local sex offender ordinance in order to stave off potential lawsuits. City Attorney Tom Schroeter had recommended the council repeal…
  • Jul 19

    MA - Templeton approves sex offender residency restriction

    MA - Templeton approves sex offender residency restriction
    Original Article 07/11/2014 By George Barnes TEMPLETON - Voters at a special town meeting Thursday night approved a bylaw establishing sex offender residency restrictions. The restrictions, proposed by resident Rachael Messina, were…
Rank this Week: 10

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Husband and Wife Jailed for Obtaining 10 Fraudulent Mortgage

    Husband and Wife Jailed for Obtaining 10 Fraudulent Mortgage
    Linda Yarleque, 44, and Fabio Moreno Vargas, 47, Bergen County, New Jersey, husband and wife, were both sentenced to prison for lying about their employment, income, and other financial information in order to fraudulently obtain millions in…
  • Jul 31

    Final Mortgage Fraud Defendants Sent to Prison for Straw Buyer Scam

    Final Mortgage Fraud Defendants Sent to Prison for Straw Buyer Scam
    Din Chaney, 36, and Lisa Lipton, 50, the final two defendants charged for their roles in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme operating in the Houston, Texas area have been ordered to prison. Chaney and Lipton admitted to…
  • Jul 31

    Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Lender

    Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Lender
    Paulynn Wright, 42, Knoxville, Tennessee, pleaded guilty on July 29, 2014, in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Knoxville, to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Wright admitted conspiring to obtain a mortgage loan by…
Rank this Week: 11

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Aug 1

    Judge Orders Florida Legislature to Redraw Congressional Map

    Judge Orders Florida Legislature to Redraw Congressional Map
    A Florida judge ordered the state legislature on Friday to redraw the state's congressional map and raised the possibility that some U.S. House elections may be delayed until after the expected Nov. 4 election day.
  • Aug 1

    Q&A: Obama’s Possible Actions on Immigration

    Q&A: Obama’s Possible Actions on Immigration
    A Q&A on executive actions President Obama might pursue to address illegal immigration in the absence of congressional action.
  • Aug 1

    Q&A: Obama’s Possible Actions on Immigration

    Q&A: Obama’s Possible Actions on Immigration
    A Q&A on executive actions President Obama might pursue to address illegal immigration in the absence of congressional action.
Rank this Week: 12

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: 13

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Aug 1

    Spotlighting that nearly all GOP Prez hopefuls are talking up sentencing reform

    Spotlighting that nearly all GOP Prez hopefuls are talking up sentencing reform
    I have previously questioned the assertion that significant federal sentencing is inevitable, and the failure of the current Congress to make serious progress on the Smarter Sentencing Act or other notable pending federal sentencing reform…
  • Jul 31

    More potent reviews of criminal justice data via the Washington Post's Wonkblog

    More potent reviews of criminal justice data via the Washington Post's Wonkblog
    In this post last week, titled " "There’s little evidence that fewer prisoners means more crime," I made much of some recent postings on the Washington Post Wonkblog and suggested that sentencing fans ought to make a habit of…
  • Jul 31

    Making a libertarian case for "Why the Death Penalty Needs to Die"

    Making a libertarian case for "Why the Death Penalty Needs to Die"
    The title of this post is drawn from the headline of this notable new commentary by Nick Gillespie at The Daily Beast. Here are excerpts: As a libertarian, I’m not surprised that the state is so incompetent that it can’t...
Rank this Week: 14

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 1

    PHALLUS WHAT?

    PHALLUS WHAT?
    Phallus Handicraft Deals: Antique, Jewellery, Post Cards, Mask and Gift Items From Bhutan. Punakha, Bhutan
  • Aug 1

    MEMOIRS OF AN INVISIBLE MAN

    MEMOIRS OF AN INVISIBLE MAN
    Thought I'd take a look at some of the books that were on display at the Asiana Airlines club in Seoul. This one caught my eye ..... It was a very quick read. (All the books on display were decorative.)
  • Aug 1

    ASIANA SALAD

    ASIANA SALAD
    Endive with apple, celery slaw and citrus dressing
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 1

    Meet Carolina, Who Brought Her Daughters 1,500 Miles to the U.S. So They Wouldn’t Be Raped

    Meet Carolina, Who Brought Her Daughters 1,500 Miles to the U.S. So They Wouldn’t Be Raped
    Speaking through a translator and using exaggerated hand gestures to emphasize her points, Carolina told ThinkProgress how she came to the U.S. from the La Unión municipality of El Salvador, a coastal region nestled next to the eastern…
  • Aug 1

    Bedtime Storie

    Bedtime Storie
    Since 2010, the detention bed quota - a Congressional mandate that requires the incarceration of 34,000 immigrants in jails and detention centers in the U.S. at any given time - has stolen countless months, days and hours from immigrants…
  • Aug 1

    Civil Rights Groups Ask Federal Court to Enjoin Deportation Hearings for Children Without Legal Representation

    Civil Rights Groups Ask Federal Court to Enjoin Deportation Hearings for Children Without Legal Representation
    The American Immigration Council, American Civil Liberties Union, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Public Counsel, and K&L Gates LLP have asked a federal court to immediately block the government from pursuing deportation proceedings…
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Aug 1

    Dan Markel Remembrances at SEALS

    Dan Markel Remembrances at SEALS
    PrawfsBlawg and Concurring Opinions are sponsoring the first MarkelFest! at SEALS this Saturday. Unfortunately will miss this event, but I...
  • Jul 31

    Welcome, Guest Blogger Eric Ort

    Welcome, Guest Blogger Eric Ort
    In addition to his own blog launch, my colleague Eric Orts has agreed to occasionally blog for us for the...
  • Jul 30

    Lowell Milken Institute Law Teaching Fellowship

    Lowell Milken Institute Law Teaching Fellowship
    The Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law is now accepting applications for the...
Rank this Week: 17

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 1

    Areheart & Stein on the Disability/Employability Divide

    Areheart & Stein on the Disability/Employability Divide
    Brad Areheart (Tennessee) and Michael Stein (William & Mary) have posted a new article on SSRN: The Disability/Employability Divide: Bottlenecks to Equal Opportunity, forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review. From the abstract: Joseph…
  • Aug 1

    Binding the United States to Arbitrate?

    Binding the United States to Arbitrate?
    False Claims Act suits come in two flavors – those brought by “relators” on behalf of the United States to recover for harm caused by false or fraudulent submission of claims to the government and retaliation suits seeking damages as...
  • Jul 31

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Act 10

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Act 10
    It a 5-2 decision today, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that the state's Act 10 was constitutional. As we reported earlier, the statute's validity was in doubt in earlier litigation, so this result wasn't a given. But unions certainly…
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Jul 26

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: Each summer I take at least a week's vacation from work and from this blog. This summer, my vacation begins now. New posts will appear here on Monday, August 4, 2014. Readers are invited to follow me on Twitter at…
  • Jul 26

    "Hillary Clinton touts Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's memoir while visiting the Bronx"

    "Hillary Clinton touts Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's memoir while visiting the Bronx"
    "Hillary Clinton touts Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's memoir while visiting the Bronx": The New York Daily News has this report.
  • Jul 26

    "TPD pinpoints garage in Markel's death"

    "TPD pinpoints garage in Markel's death"
    "TPD pinpoints garage in Markel's death": Sean Rossman has this article in today's edition of The Tallahassee Democrat.
Rank this Week: 19

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 1

    CLE on Protection of IRA & Qualified Plan Assset

    CLE on Protection of IRA & Qualified Plan Assset
    The American Bar Association section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law is holding a CLE entitled, Protection of IRA & Qualified Plan Assets After Clark v. Rameker, on August 19, 2014 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM CT via webinar....
  • Aug 1

    The Ins and Outs of End of Life Care

    The Ins and Outs of End of Life Care
    Hospice is a system of support for the family and a dying patient while they are in their home. Hospice will not provide around the clock care for the patient in the home environment. While some hospice organizations have facilities...
  • Aug 1

    Understanding the Look Back Period

    Understanding the Look Back Period
    One of the most misconstrued features of Medicaid is the look back period for asset transfers and how that upsets eligibility for elders in need of long-term healthcare. By way of explanation, Medicaid is different from Medicare in that…
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 30

    The NCAA's 'Death Penalty' Sanction - Reasonable Self-Governance or an Illegal Group Boycott in Disguise?

    The NCAA's 'Death Penalty' Sanction - Reasonable Self-Governance or an Illegal Group Boycott in Disguise?
    Marc Edelman, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York ask The NCAA's 'Death Penalty' Sanction - Reasonable Self-Governance or an Illegal Group Boycott in Disguise? ABSTRACT: This Article examines why the NCAA…
  • Jul 30

    Luton Buses: Refusal to Supply and the Difficult Path to Economic Tests in Litigation (UK)

    Luton Buses: Refusal to Supply and the Difficult Path to Economic Tests in Litigation (UK)
    Paolo Siciliani, BBC explores Luton Buses: Refusal to Supply and the Difficult Path to Economic Tests in Litigation (UK). ABSTRACT: As appears in this case decided in the UK, refusal to supply cases are subject to a trade-off between…
  • Jul 30

    The Market for Keyword

    The Market for Keyword
    Kfir Eliaz, Brown University and Rani Spiegler, Tel Aviv University discuss The Market for Keywords. ABSTRACT: Can a competitive market implement an ideal search engine? To address this question, we construct a two-sided market model in which…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Can State-Sponsored Terror Victims Satisfy Judgments By Attaching Internet Country Code TLDs?

    Can State-Sponsored Terror Victims Satisfy Judgments By Attaching Internet Country Code TLDs?
    BNA Electronic Commerce & Law Report [subscription required] this week reported on a fascinating legal issue facing the D.C. federal district court in connection with suits by five victims of state-sponsored terrorism brought against…
  • Aug 1

    Restaurant's "Praying In Public" Discount Raises Question

    Restaurant's "Praying In Public" Discount Raises Question
    Inquisitr and HLN reported yesterday on a Winston-Salem, North Carolina restaurant that offers a 15% "Praying in Public" discount.  Apparently Mary's Gourmet Diner awards the discount to diners when a member of the wait staff sees…
  • Aug 1

    Court Upholds New Jersey's Reparative Therapy Ban For Second Time

    Court Upholds New Jersey's Reparative Therapy Ban For Second Time
     In Doe v. Christie, (D NJ, July 31, 2014), a New Jersey federal district court for the second time (see prior posting) rejected constitutional challenges to New Jersey's law barring mental health professionals from treating minors…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 1

    SEALS

    SEALS
    For everyone headed to SEALS on Amelia Island beginning Friday, a reminder of two upcoming events (in addition to everything on the Program): The first MarkelFest!, co-sponsored by PrawfsBlawg and CoOp, on Saturday, August 2, from 8:30-? in…
  • Jul 31

    Berkeley Memorial to Dan Markel

    Berkeley Memorial to Dan Markel
    Yesterday, a few of us got together in Berkeley to remember Dan and share stories about how he touched our lives. Some of us knew him from the Harvard days and some of us later, as a professor, a thinker, and mostly--an amazing organizer and…
  • Jul 31

    SEALS

    SEALS
    For everyone headed to SEALS on Amelia Island beginning Friday, a reminder of two upcoming events (in addition to everything on the Program): The first MarkelFest!, co-sponsored by PrawfsBlawg and CoOp, on Saturday, August 2, from 8:30-? in…
Rank this Week: 24

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

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

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jul 26

    Law & Econ Workshops for Law Professors—Arlington, VA, and Duck Key, FL

    Law & Econ Workshops for Law Professors—Arlington, VA, and Duck Key, FL
    The Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law invites applications for three upcoming LEC Workshops for Law Professors: LEC Workshop for Law Professors on Austrian Law & Economics, Oct. 1-3, 2014 LEC-PERC…
  • Jul 26

    Innovation Economics—Chicago, IL

    Innovation Economics—Chicago, IL
    The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth (Northwestern Law) invites paper submissions for its Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation Economics, which will take place June 18-19, 2015. The submission deadline is Feb. 9, 2015.…
  • Jul 26

    Energy Regulation: Legal & Regulatory Issues, Obstacles & Opportunities in Electricity Markets—Chicago, IL

    Energy Regulation: Legal & Regulatory Issues, Obstacles & Opportunities in Electricity Markets—Chicago, IL
    The Searle Center on Law Regulation and Economic Growth (Northwestern Law) presents the Third Annual Conference on Energy Regulation: Legal and Regulatory Issues, Obstacles, and Opportunities in Electricity Markets Nov. 13-14, 2014. mw
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/
  • Aug 1

    What Next in Kentucky?

    What Next in Kentucky?
    "In Kentucky, execution debate finds new footing," is by Brett Barrouquere's Associated Press report, via the Daily Independent of Ashland, Kentucky. Here's an extended excerpt from the beginning of this article: With a spate of botched…
  • Aug 1

    Eric Holder on Lethal Injection Problems & Secrecy

    Eric Holder on Lethal Injection Problems & Secrecy
    Video of the PBS NewsHour interview with U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is at the link. "Eric Holder 'greatly troubled' by spate of botched executions," is by Lauren Gambino for the Guardian. Speaking out for the first time since a...
  • Jul 31

    Refusing to Sell LI Drug

    Refusing to Sell LI Drug
    Global Post reports,"How an Indian entrepreneur is helping to resist executions in the US," by Mandakini Gahlot. Here's the beginning: In 2010, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services sent an email to a small, unknown, Indian…
Rank this Week: 27

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Red faces over PINK knickers? Victoria's Secret has a tough time in court

    Red faces over PINK knickers? Victoria's Secret has a tough time in court
    Cometh the hour, cometh the (pink) Kat ...News has now began the haemorrhage through the blogosphere that British-based shirt-maker Thomas Pink has emerged happy and glorious from a spot of litigation against US intimate apparel company…
  • Aug 1

    Friday fantasie

    Friday fantasie
    Forthcoming IP events. Even though it's the summer (in the Northern hemisphere, at any rate) and there's not much going on in terms of conferences and other events, new forthcoming attractions for the rest of the year and indeed beyond…
  • Aug 1

    Pending referrals before the Enlarged Board

    Pending referrals before the Enlarged Board
    A couple of referrals to the EPO Enlarged Board of Appeals have slipped past the nose of the IPKat in recent months. Avid readers of the EPO Official Journal will have spotted them already, but the IPKat thought that they are worth…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 1

    The Friday Fillip: Ado About Achoo

    The Friday Fillip: Ado About Achoo
    Ah— ah— ah— achoo! That’s how we sneeze. (Or fnese, as old English once had it, back when we had “fn” as an initial consonant cluster.) If we were Polish, however, we’d sneeze “a-psik!”…
  • Aug 1

    Tips for Graduating Lawyer

    Tips for Graduating Lawyer
    The academic year ended a few weeks ago and as I wrote my regular farewell note to the finalists, I started to muse on the information related facts I hope they carry with them into their academic, professional and online lives post…
  • Jul 31

    Free Publication on Court Structures of the Common Law World

    Free Publication on Court Structures of the Common Law World
    British legal publisher Justis is offering a free download of a document entitled Court Structures of the Common Law World(free registration required): “Understanding how and why different courts operate can be a time-consuming,…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 30

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: 31

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: 32

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Aug 1

    New same-sex marriage case headed for Court

    New same-sex marriage case headed for Court
    A county clerk in Virginia signaled on Friday that she will be asking the Supreme Court in the next three months to consider the constitutionality of that state’s ban on same-sex marriage.  This would be the second such case making…
  • Jul 31

    Health care subsidies issue rushed to Court

    Health care subsidies issue rushed to Court
    Nine days after two federal appeals courts reached opposite rulings on a major new threat to the federal health care law, challengers pursuing that threat rushed to the Supreme Court on Thursday with a plea to step in and settle the dispute…
Rank this Week: 33

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 1

    Why Millennials Aren’t Saving for Retirement and What We Can Do to Change That

    Why Millennials Aren’t Saving for Retirement and What We Can Do to Change That
    Center for American Progress – Ben Schwartz and Sarah Ayres | July 31, 2014 “The median Millennial has saved exactly $0 for retirement—a startling statistic. While retirement may be in the distant…
  • Aug 1

    Reliability Assessment of Current Methods in Bloodstain Pattern Analysi

    Reliability Assessment of Current Methods in Bloodstain Pattern Analysi
    Reliability Assessment of Current Methods in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis. Terry Laber, Paul Kish, Michael Taylor, Glynn Owens, Nikola Osborne, James Curran. June 2014. The author(s) shown used Federal funds provided by the U.S.…
  • Aug 1

    Security Clearances: Tax Debts Owed by DOD Employees and Contractor

    Security Clearances: Tax Debts Owed by DOD Employees and Contractor
    SECURITY CLEARANCES: Tax Debts Owed by DOD Employees and Contractors, GAO-14-686R: Published: Jul 28, 2014. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 2014. “In summary, GAO found that about 83,000 Department of Defense (DOD) employees…
Rank this Week: 34

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 1

    Realism without nihilism--an example from a sanctions order for deposition objection

    Realism without nihilism--an example from a sanctions order for deposition objection
    One of the hardest things to teach students is how to deal with the sometimes significant variation in judicial reactions to similar conduct. The attached sanctions order (Download Memorandum Opinion And Order) is a nice example. The judge in…
  • Aug 1

    Jotwell: Carole Silver comments on Andy Perlman's new article

    Jotwell: Carole Silver comments on Andy Perlman's new article
    Excerpt from Carole Silver's Jotwell post: Andy Perlman’s timing couldn’t be better. His new article, A Behavioral Theory of Legal Ethics, comes out just as negative reports of lawyers’ conduct are front page news again,…
  • Jul 31

    Cuomo's Watergate?

    Cuomo's Watergate?
    The Times reports today that US Attorney Preet Bharara has warned Cuomo about obstruction of justice. This warning came after Cuomo on Monday defended his decision to disband the state Moreland Commission formed to investigate corruption in…
Rank this Week: 35

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Aug 1

    Magna Carta–Part I

    Magna Carta–Part I
    Next year is the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, and I thought I’d start a series of posts on that text.  Much of Magna Carta dealt with feudal duties that are obsolete, and the document applied only to the Crown and to the…
  • Jul 31

    Species of Structural Argument

    Species of Structural Argument
    Many thanks to Danielle et al. for letting me guest-blog this month.  Concurring Opinions is one of my favorite law blogs out there (second only to the “Bob Loblaw Law Blog”), so I’m honored to be a part of it. I…
  • Jul 31

    Introducing Guest Blogger Michael Coenen

    Introducing Guest Blogger Michael Coenen
    I am thrilled to welcome aboard Professor Michael Coenen as a guest blogger. Professor Coenen joined the LSU Law Center faculty in 2013, having previously served as a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. He holds an A.B.…
Rank this Week: 36

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 37

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jul 31

    Baseball and TV

    Baseball and TV
    The Hollywood Reporter discusses what is happening now that an MLB arbitration panel has decided that the Washington Nationals should get fair market value for the broadcast rights to their games. More here, and here from the Washington Post.
  • Jul 31

    More News of the World Editors Facing Charge

    More News of the World Editors Facing Charge
    Two former editors of the now shuttered tabloid News of the World are facing court dates. The Crown Prosecution Service is bringing charges against Neil Wallis and Jules Stenson for conspiracy it alleges they engaged in with former editor…
  • Jul 29

    French Regulator Says No To Networks' Request To Move Some Channels From Pay To Free TV

    French Regulator Says No To Networks' Request To Move Some Channels From Pay To Free TV
    Three French TV networks have failed to obtain official approval to move some of their channels from pay to free television, after regulatory agency Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) said it thought the market for advertising was…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Jul 31

    Why Can’t I Find a Malpractice Lawyer for My Case?

    Why Can’t I Find a Malpractice Lawyer for My Case?
    Medical malpractice kills 400,000 people a year in this country and injures 4 million more.  The media is now starting to focus on this story, as we just talked about on Monday after the Baltimore Sun’s story on negligence in…
  • Jul 30

    Should Your Settle or File Suit/Go to Trial?

    Should Your Settle or File Suit/Go to Trial?
    There are a variety of motivations that impact the victim’s decision to settle or go to trial. It is worth underscoring: it is the victim’s decision. It is not a decision for the attorneys or the family. The victim has to choose…
  • Jul 28

    Maryland Hospital Errors | How Many?

    Maryland Hospital Errors | How Many?
    The Baltimore Sun published an important front page article yesterday on hospital errors in Maryland. The premise of the article is a stunningly simple yet different approach to medical mistakes in Maryland hospitals.  It goes like…
Rank this Week: 39

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 40

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 1

    Lawyers : Be known for what you love

    Lawyers : Be known for what you love
    Be known for what you love. How cool is that. It’s the tag line you see upon opening Klout, a website and mobile app that uses social media analytics to rank users according to online social influence. The concept of Klout is that by…
  • Aug 1

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MH 17, FTC’s Commissioner on Data Brokers, Can’t Fix Stupid

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: MH 17, FTC’s Commissioner on Data Brokers, Can’t Fix Stupid
    Before we dive into the Top 10, which actually leads off with this, a huge congratulations to Peter Vogel as he celebrates six hears of blogging today. His very first post and his post today are on the same thing: net neutrality. Yep, still…
  • Jul 31

    Don’t just improve your content, use content to network online

    Don’t just improve your content, use content to network online
    Rather than trying to produce “better content,” law firms and other professionals ought to look at content marketing as an opportunity to network online. Author and president of the consulting firm ChangeLabs, Peter Sheahan…
Rank this Week: 41

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 1

    The Bay of Bengal Maritime Arbitration Case: Part II

    The Bay of Bengal Maritime Arbitration Case: Part II
    Delimitation of EEZ and Continental Shelf In order to delimit the areas beyond the territorial sea, the Tribunal first determined the relevant coastlines of the Parties and subsequently the relevant area. Its task was “…to…
  • Jul 31

    The Bay of Bengal Maritime Arbitration Case: Part I

    The Bay of Bengal Maritime Arbitration Case: Part I
    Introduction On 7 July 2014, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Hague, passed the award in the Indo-Bangladesh Maritime Arbitration Case (The Bay of Bengal Maritime Boundary Arbitration). The case was initiated by Bangladesh against…
  • Jul 31

    Introducing Arpita Goswami

    Introducing Arpita Goswami
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Arpita Goswami as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Arpita is a young and upcoming lawyer focusing on international law, relations and diplomacy. In particular, Arpita is passionate about…
Rank this Week: 42

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 1

    Don’t Just Get Mad: Do Something

    Don’t Just Get Mad: Do Something
    My brother has a good strong item up about what should happen in light of yesterday’s revelations that CIA Director John O. Brennan lied to Congress about his agency’s spying on Senate investigators: So if you’re the…
  • Jul 30

    HTC One (M8) Review

    HTC One (M8) Review
    Tl/dr: I like this phone. I’ve had this phone for about two months and it has met or exceeded my expectations in just about every respect. I got the HTC One (M8) instead of the Samsung S5 primarily because my … Continue reading…
  • Jul 27

    Smarmy Duck and Weave Deposition by Rick Scott

    Smarmy Duck and Weave Deposition by Rick Scott
    Fl. Governor Rick Scott doges questions in a 1995 deposition. It sort of encapsulizes a good bit of what is so awful about the guy. And he hasn’t changed: Scott is still dodging basic questions in 2014. Throw in the … Continue…
Rank this Week: 43

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/
  • Aug 1

    White Collar Over-Criminalization: Deterrence, Plea Bargaining, and the Loss of Innocence

    White Collar Over-Criminalization: Deterrence, Plea Bargaining, and the Loss of Innocence
    New Article by Professor Lucian Dervan - White Collar Over-Criminalization: Deterrence, Plea Bargaining, and the Loss of Innocence published in 101 Kentucky Law Journal. The abstract states: Overcriminalization takes many forms and impacts…
  • Jul 30

    In the News & Around the Blogosphere

    In the News & Around the Blogosphere
    Amanda Bronstad, NLJ, Indictments for Two Former Attorneys General in Utah Oral Argument in the 11th Circuit on Don Siegleman, former governor, postponed to October 13, 2014 - two issues: 1)sentencing; 2) conflict of interest DOJ- Antitrust…
  • Jul 25

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part II of II

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part II of II
    In last week’s post, I discussed the recent case of In re Kellogg Brown & Root (“KBR”) from the perspective of privilege issues and internal investigations generally. Today, I would like to focus our consideration of the KBR case…
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
  • Jul 2

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014
    I was invited to deliver a keynote address at the ISCRAM Asia Conference 2014 held in Sri Lanka from 20 – 21 June 2014. My session was held at the University of Colombo’s School of Computing and was titled ‘The more the…
  • Jul 2

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014
    I was invited to deliver a keynote address at the ISCRAM Asia Conference 2014 held in Sri Lanka from 20 – 21 June 2014. My session was held at the University of Colombo’s School of Computing and was titled ‘The more the…
  • Jun 10

    Remixing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ in Sri Lanka

    Remixing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ in Sri Lanka
    Intrigued by the production of several geo-remixed (a term borrowed from Ethan Zuckerman) videos in Sri Lanka of Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ song, I penned an article for Groundviews. I submit, Happiness is clearly present and…
Rank this Week: 45