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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

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

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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 27

    Trial Monday on Production of Missing Video From OKC Bombing

    Trial Monday on Production of Missing Video From OKC Bombing
    Utah attorney Jesse Trentadue has been fighting for years to obtain videos referenced in Secret Service and FBI timelines of the Oklahoma City Bombing investigation. Trial in his FOIA lawsuit (see IntelFiles case page for background) begins…
  • Jul 27

    New York Times Editorial: Feds Should Legalize Marijuana

    New York Times Editorial: Feds Should Legalize Marijuana
    The New York Times has taken a bold step. Its editorial board is calling for the legalization of marijuana -- Repeal Prohibition Again. The Times will feature marijuana legalization all week in a series of articles, High Time. Here's the…
  • Jul 26

    No Treaty, No Problem for the DEA

    No Treaty, No Problem for the DEA
    Venezuela does not allow the extradition of its citizens to the U.S. That doesn't stop the DEA. The latest conquests in its global war on drugs: Benny Palmeri-Bacchia, a Venezuelan attorney who served as a judge and prosecutor, and Hugo…
Rank this Week: 2

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: 3

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Former FBI Agent and Wife Plead Guilty to Mortgage Fraud Charge

    Former FBI Agent and Wife Plead Guilty to Mortgage Fraud Charge
    Charles Espinel, 61, and Jeannette Espinel, 58, Daly City, California, a former 32 year FBI employee and his wife, pleaded guilty in federal court to Bank Fraud charges for their roles in securing mortgages based on fraudulent loan…
  • Jul 24

    Mortgage Fraudster Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Flipping Scheme

    Mortgage Fraudster Sentenced to Prison for Illegal Flipping Scheme
    Demetrius Peete, 46, Manassas, Virginia, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar to a year and a day in prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud…
  • Jul 24

    Businessman Pleads Guilty to Loan Fraud

    Businessman Pleads Guilty to Loan Fraud
    Donald Keith Goff, 66, Laguna Niguel, California, has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to a series of fraud schemes that include one in which he worked with his criminal defense attorney to fraudulently apply for millions of dollars…
Rank this Week: 4

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: 5

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: 6

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/
  • Jul 25

    What Happens When You Invite Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Your Wedding?

    What Happens When You Invite Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Your Wedding?
    I can't believe a Supreme Court justice responded to our wedding invitation!
  • Jul 25

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.25.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.25.14
    * Proximate cause and the Incredible Hulk. Whatever, everyone knows Kirby was the real brains behind Palsgraf. [The Legal Geeks] * Someone is having fun with their RFAs: Admit… that we are going to whip the dog piss out of you. We were…
  • Jul 25

    From The Career Files: Don’t Let Your Blackberry OWN You

    From The Career Files: Don’t Let Your Blackberry OWN You
    Megan Grandinetti explores three ways lawyers can achieve a healthy separation from work-related electronic devices.
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Jul 26

    STAND WITH ISRAEL

    STAND WITH ISRAEL
    New York Stands with Israel Rally Monday, Jul, 28, 2014 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM Join thousands of your fellow Jews for a community-wide rally in…
  • Jul 25

    INTO MAGIC?

    INTO MAGIC?
    An interestingly named establishment in Bangkok.
  • Jul 25

    SASSY CAT!

    SASSY CAT!
    Charon Cat Lotte World -- Seoul, Korea
Rank this Week: 8

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

    A pitcher picture.

    A pitcher picture.
  • Jul 27

    Torturing turtles.

    Torturing turtles.
    1. Instapundit links to a news report of 2 teenage girls arrested for torturing a gopher tortoise. They were caught because they made a video of their brutality and posted it on Facebook, replete with the voiceover "Burn baby, burn baby. Now…
  • Jul 27

    73-year-old fashion designer Roberto Cavalli offends me and some Sufis.

    73-year-old fashion designer Roberto Cavalli offends me and some Sufis.
    1. I'm offended by his absurd shorts — cut-off stone-washed jeans. But I must say I got a kick out of the photograph of him with his 26-year-old girlfriend Lina Nilson because — she's also in shorts — the 2 have virtually…
Rank this Week: 9

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/
Rank this Week: 10

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Feb 26

    George Theodule Sentenced to 150 Month

    George Theodule Sentenced to 150 Month
    On February 26, 2014, the FBI announced George Louis Theodule, 52, a former resident of Wellington, Florida was sentenced to 150 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Theodule previously pled guilty to wire…
  • Feb 26

    SEC Charges Arizona-Based Equity Fund l Securities Lawyer 101

    SEC Charges Arizona-Based Equity Fund l Securities Lawyer 101
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On February 26, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced charges against an Arizona-based private equity fund manager and his investment advisory firm for…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Jul 24

    Rest in Peace, Dan

    Rest in Peace, Dan
    Our dear friend Dan was to be laid to rest today. All of us here, and so many others elsewhere, send our love to him, and our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. As his family has noted, memorial donations may be made to the…
  • Jul 22

    Memorials for Dan Markel

    Memorials for Dan Markel
    So much outpouring of affection for our friend. 1) At Brooklyn Law School as we speak (it began around 5:30). It is on the 22d floor of Feil Hall, 205 State Street (building # 3 on this map). Sorry for the late notice; get there if you can.…
  • Jul 19

    We Have Lost Our Beloved Friend, Dan Markel

    We Have Lost Our Beloved Friend, Dan Markel
    We write this together, all of us, as a community. Our friend Dan Markel has been taken from us, suddenly and terribly. His law school, the Florida State University College of Law, will issue an announcement in due time. We do not have all…
Rank this Week: 12

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jul 24

    Can better access to citizenship help resolve conflict and refugee crises in Africa’s Great Lakes Region?

    Can better access to citizenship help resolve conflict and refugee crises in Africa’s Great Lakes Region?
    The manifold problems of conflict and displacement in Africa’s Great Lakes region[1] seem as complex as they do intractable. After all, with the exception of Tanzania, all the countries in the region have generated refugees and…
  • Jul 24

    Introducing Lucy Hovil

    Introducing Lucy Hovil
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Dr. Lucy Hovil as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Lucy is the Senior Researcher for at the International Refugee Rights Initiative where, for the past six years, she has been…
  • Jul 24

    You go, ‘Grrls! (Part 2)

    You go, ‘Grrls! (Part 2)
    Over the past year, our contributors have had so many noteworthy accomplishments that we had to write two posts to fit them all (see Part 1 here). Congratulations to all! Rachel Anderson was promoted and is now a tenured full professor…
Rank this Week: 13

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 27

    Federal Judge declares DC gun law unconstitutional

    Federal Judge declares DC gun law unconstitutional
    [JURIST] US Federal Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. [official profile] on Saturday ruled that the District of Columbia law prohibiting the carrying of pistols in public is unconstitutional. It is reported [Washinton Post report] that Judge…
  • Jul 27

    European Court exposes illegal detention facilities linked to CIA's extraordinary rendition program in Poland

    European Court exposes illegal detention facilities linked to CIA's extraordinary rendition program in Poland
    [JURIST] The European Court of Human Rights [official website] handed down two rulings [judgments, PDF] finding the Polish government in violation of European human rights laws based on the establishment of prison center used for illegal…
  • Jul 26

    Congress passes legislation legalizing cell phone unlocking

    Congress passes legislation legalizing cell phone unlocking
    [JURIST] The US House of Representatives [official website] on Friday passed [bill status summary] a bill [text, PDF] that would make it legal for individuals to open the digital locks on their cellphones. The process, known as unlocking or…
Rank this Week: 14

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 27

    26 Questions EU Regulators Want Google to Answer – WSJ

    26 Questions EU Regulators Want Google to Answer – WSJ
    WSJ.com: “European Union privacy watchdogs grilled Google Inc. and other search engines for two hours on Thursday on how they are implementing the bloc’s new “right to be forgotten” online–and then gave them…
  • Jul 27

    The Governance of Regulators – OECD

    The Governance of Regulators – OECD
    “This series brings together OECD work related to the 2012 Recommendation of Council on Regulatory Policy and Governance. It offers information about the policies, practices and institutions needed to improve regulatory policy…
  • Jul 27

    DHS Infrastructure Sector Resilience Report: Electric Power Delivery

    DHS Infrastructure Sector Resilience Report: Electric Power Delivery
    “The Department of Homeland Security Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis (DHS/OCIA) Homeland Infrastructure Threat and Risk Analysis Center (HITRAC) produces Sector Resilience Reports to improve partner understanding of the…
Rank this Week: 15

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    District court strikes down last ban on carrying a gun in public

    District court strikes down last ban on carrying a gun in public
    The nation’s last total ban on carrying a gun in public — a local handgun law in Washington, D.C. — has been struck down by a federal judge in a case that took almost five years to decide.  The ruling in Palmer v.…
  • Jul 25

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Athena Cosmetics, Inc. v. Allergan, Inc. 13-1379 Issue: Whether, under Buckman Co. v. Plaintiffs’ Legal Committee, the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act impliedly preempts a private…
  • Jul 25

    New or forthcoming books on the Supreme Court & other related material

    New or forthcoming books on the Supreme Court & other related material
    There has never been a shortage of books on the Supreme Court, and that tradition continues as evidenced by fifteen new or forthcoming works.  The new books cover a range of topics, from a critique of the current Court to an examination…
Rank this Week: 16

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Lawmakers consider amending sex offender law

    Lawmakers consider amending sex offender law
    7-25-2014 Nevada: Nevada’s controversial sex offender law was adopted to comply with a federal act in 2007 but remains in doubt. A halt to its enforcement remains in effect, and several bills will be submitted to the Legislature during…
  • Jul 23

    What crimes will make you a sex offender?

    What crimes will make you a sex offender?
    7-23-2014 Washington: KEPR took a closer look at the broad list of crimes that can force someone to register as a sex offender. We learned there are thousands. There might be some that surprise you. KEPR also spoke with a young woman about…
  • Jul 23

    Lawmakers not ready to post sex offenders’ addresses online

    Lawmakers not ready to post sex offenders’ addresses online
    7-23-2014 Vermont: Lawmakers on Tuesday held off on deciding whether the state sex offender registry is good enough to allow offenders’ addresses to be posted online. State law says an audit of the error-ridden registry must be…
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Jul 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Moms-to-be at work, cookie consent and is Facebook evil?

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Moms-to-be at work, cookie consent and is Facebook evil?
    TGIF! It seems like pregnant women at work has been the topic of the week with the EEOC issuing new guidance on pregnancy discrimination. That kicks off today’s Top 10.  Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 180.  Dear…
  • Jul 25

    Want blog posts shared on social? Design for mobile user

    Want blog posts shared on social? Design for mobile user
    If you are looking to have your blog posts shared on social media, you best provide mobile viewers an exceptional user experience. A new Forrester survey of 37,000 consumers found that mobile users are more likely to share a branded post than…
  • Jul 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Fashionable data, craft beers and the FMLA

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Fashionable data, craft beers and the FMLA
    LexBlog Network bloggers are still going strong in commenting about the Halbig v. Burwell and the King v. Burwell decisions, and what they means for the future of the Affordable Care Act. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 160.…
Rank this Week: 18

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    WaPo: An Interactive Guide to Decide Whether to Leave the U.S. For Lower Taxe

    WaPo: An Interactive Guide to Decide Whether to Leave the U.S. For Lower Taxe
    Washington Post, Should You Leave the U.S. For Lower Taxes? An Interactive Guide to Legal Tax Arbitrage: We know that corporations enjoy many of the legal rights of individuals these days. In this situation, they really have more rights, as…
  • Jul 27

    Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is quite a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads on SSRN, with new papers debuting on the list at #1 and #3: [291 Downloads] What Would Yale Do If It Were Taxable?, by Patrick Geddes (Aperio Group),…
  • Jul 27

    Do You Work Too Much?

    Do You Work Too Much?
    New York Times op-ed: Do You Work Too Much?, by Anna North: The American economy generally operates on the assumption that the more hours you work, the better an employee you are. But increasingly, researchers and workers themselves are…
Rank this Week: 19

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: 20

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
  • Oct 21

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe
    Há nove anos, os presidentes dos tribunais superiores entregaram ao então ministro da Justiça Márcio Thomaz Bastos uma proposta de modernização do Judiciário, sugerindo uma série de…
  • Sep 26

    Yankees go home

    Yankees go home
     Artigo publicado no Editorial do Jornal valor Econômico em 26/09/2013   Yankees go home Por Heloisa Magalhães O “pito” de Dilma Rousseff nos americanos e a reação ao poder da…
  • Sep 11

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape
    A análise de validade das provas geradas em formato digital nas perícias forenses será o tema da palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. CONAPE - Congresso Nacional de Perícia Judicial: Conhecimento e…
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    eLearning Program on Pre-Mortem Planning

    eLearning Program on Pre-Mortem Planning
    The American Bar Association is holding a Paralegal eLearning Program entitled, Immediate Pre-Mortem Planning, on August 14, 2014 from 12:30 – 1:30 PM CT via webinar. Here is why you should attend: The ABA Section of Real Property, Trust…
  • Jul 27

    Article on Physician Aid in Dying

    Article on Physician Aid in Dying
    David Orentlicher (Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law), Thaddeus Mason Pope (Hamline University School of Law) and Ben A. Rich (University of California, Davis) recently published an article entitled, The Changing Legal…
  • Jul 27

    Financial Elder Abuse Often Difficult to Catch

    Financial Elder Abuse Often Difficult to Catch
    Elder abuse is a problem that has many legal and financial professionals concerned. When the abuse is in the form of physical abuse or neglect, then Adult Protective Services may step in. Unfortunately, when financial abuse is occurring it…
Rank this Week: 22

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 23

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 24

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jul 26

    Testimony Against Women's Health Protection Act Replete With Bad Science

    Testimony Against Women's Health Protection Act Replete With Bad Science
    The Hill - Contributors blog: Debunking the bad science on abortion and women's health, by Andrea Flynn: Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on the Women's Health Protection Act (WHPA), a bill that would prevent…
  • Jul 26

    Anti-Family Planning Nurse Sues Family Planning Clinic for Refusing To Hire Her

    Anti-Family Planning Nurse Sues Family Planning Clinic for Refusing To Hire Her
    Gender & Sexuality Law Blog: When Reality Becomes Satire: Anti-Contraception Nurse Sues Family Planning Clinic For Not Hiring Her, by Kara Loewentheil: And now for an exercise in absurdity: a nurse who refuses to prescribe contraception…
  • Jul 24

    Conservatives Hone Anti-Abortion Messaging

    Conservatives Hone Anti-Abortion Messaging
    The New York Times: Conservatives Hone Script to Light a Fire Over Abortion, by Jeremy W. Peters: It was not on the public schedule for the Republican National Committee’s spring meeting at the stately Peabody Hotel in downtown Memphis.…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 26

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 27

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    ISIS On Campaign To Destroy Religious Shrines In Iraq Hits Tomb of Jonah

    ISIS On Campaign To Destroy Religious Shrines In Iraq Hits Tomb of Jonah
    The Wall Street Journal reported Friday on announced plans of the insurgent group Islamic State to destroy religious shrines and graves in Iraq.  Conservative Sunni doctrine prohibits the veneration of shrines or burial sites. Carrying…
  • Jul 27

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Legate v. Stephens, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98442 (SD TX, July 21, 2014), a Texas federal district court adopted a magistrate's recommendation and dismissed a complaint by a Native American inmate that he was not permitted to have long…
  • Jul 26

    President Signs Law Authorizing Huna Tlingits To Engage In Traditional Egg Harvest

    President Signs Law Authorizing Huna Tlingits To Engage In Traditional Egg Harvest
    The White House announced that yesterday President Obama signed H.R. 3110, the Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act. The law authorizes the Interior Department to permit members of the Hoonah Indian Association to harvest eggs of…
Rank this Week: 29

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 25

    Obama Floats Idea for Limited Refugee Program in Central America

    Obama Floats Idea for Limited Refugee Program in Central America
    President Barack Obama said Friday that the U.S. could establish a limited refugee program in Central America, allowing people to apply for entry to the country without first making the often-dangerous journey to the U.S.
  • Jul 25

    Lyft Agrees to Use Commercial Drivers in Deal With New York Regulator

    Lyft Agrees to Use Commercial Drivers in Deal With New York Regulator
    Ride-sharing app Lyft Inc. has agreed to use only commercial drivers in New York City and follow state and local law as it prepares to roll out operations in New York Friday evening.
  • Jul 25

    A Touchy Legal Question For FedEx, UPS: What’s in the Box?

    A Touchy Legal Question For FedEx, UPS: What’s in the Box?
    A recent federal indictment rekindled a debate in the logistics business: How much responsibility do shippers bear for the contents of the box or envelope they deliver to your doorstep?
Rank this Week: 31

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Jul 25

    The Emergency Hearing During the Execution

    The Emergency Hearing During the Execution
    The transcript of the Wood v. Ryan telephone hearing for a Motion for Emergency Stay of Execution is available in Adobe .pdf format. The Arizona Capitol Times reports, "Killer was given two doses of lethal injection drugs in…
  • Jul 25

    Today's New York Time

    Today's New York Time
    As I shift to additional Arizona coverage, I want to link to today's New York Times report, "A Prolonged Execution in Arizona Leads to a Temporary Halt," for a current overview. It's by Fernanda Santos and John Schwartz. The Arizona...
  • Jul 25

    Two Kansas Death Sentences Overturned

    Two Kansas Death Sentences Overturned
    The Kansas Supreme Court ruling in Kansas v. Reginald Carr is available in Adobe .pdf format, as is the ruling in Kansas v. Jonathan Carr. "Jonathan and Reginald Carr death sentences overturned," is by Amy Renee Leiker of the Wichita...
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: 28

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 33

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 27

    Corinthian Colleges meets its downfall

    Corinthian Colleges meets its downfall
    Through the actions of multiple federal agencies — the Department of Education, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — the Obama Administration has succeeded in wiping out a major for-profit…
  • Jul 26

    “SawStop suit stopped”

    “SawStop suit stopped”
    Last month federal district judge Claude Hilton dismissed an antitrust suit filed against rival makers of table saws by SawStop, a company that has patented a table saw with innovative safety features. “Hilton’s ruling, while a…
  • Jul 26

    Leash laws for dogs — and sometimes humans too

    Leash laws for dogs — and sometimes humans too
    “Busted for Off-Leash Dog, Man Ordered Not to Leave Southern California,” reads the headline. John Gladwin lives right next to a national park in the mountains outside Los Angeles, and has had a series of run-ins with park police…
Rank this Week: 32

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 36

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 27

    Lawyers Should Be Aware of iPhone Vulnerabilitie

    Lawyers Should Be Aware of iPhone Vulnerabilitie
    At a hacker conference in New York earlier this month, security expert Jonathan Zdziarski presented a paper which should raise some eyebrows for lawyers. Zdziarski noted the considerable developments Apple has made to ensure its iOS…
  • Jul 27

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research
    One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal. JEKE Enterprises Ltd. v.…
  • Jul 27

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
Rank this Week: 35

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 37

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Jul 25

    Records Requests and the Caremark Standard At Issue in Delaware

    Records Requests and the Caremark Standard At Issue in Delaware
    Flying somewhat below the radar, the on-going case of Indiana Electrical Workers Pension Trust Fund IBEW v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may prove to be one worthy of closer consideration. The case stems from the alleged involvement of Wal-Mart in a…
  • Jul 24

    Market Structure Reform and the SEC (Part 1)

    Market Structure Reform and the SEC (Part 1)
    John Coffee has an interesting piece on the Columbia CLS Blue Sky Blog, High Frequency Trading Reform: The Short Term and the Longer Term.   The article highlights two cases, one brought by (but yet to be resolved) N.Y.…
  • Jul 23

    The Affordable Care Act, the DC Circuit, and the SEC

    The Affordable Care Act, the DC Circuit, and the SEC
    Yesterday, two circuit courts issued opposite decisions on the Affordable Care Act. The Fourth Circuit held that individuals could obtain subsidies through the federal healthcare site. The D.C. Circuit, by a vote of 2-1 held the reverse. The…
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Jul 27

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Holding

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Holding
    Introduction It used to be the case that an endless investigation of the difference between holding and dictum was a central preoccupation of the first year of law school. Nowadays, depending on which law school you attend and which set...
  • Jul 26

    Legal Theory Bookworm

    Legal Theory Bookworm
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends America's Forgotten Constitutions: Defiant Visions of Power and Community by Robert L. Tsai. Here is a description: The U.S. Constitution opens by proclaiming the sovereignty of all citizens: "We the…
  • Jul 26

    Download of the Week

    Download of the Week
    The Download of the Week is The Legitimacy of (Some) Federal Common Law by Caleb Nelson. Here is the abstract: Much of the modern debate over federal common law starts from the premise that when courts articulate rules of decision...
Rank this Week: 39

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 38

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar & Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Motorcyclist Killed in North Hollywood DUI Hit-and-Run Collision

    Motorcyclist Killed in North Hollywood DUI Hit-and-Run Collision
    A motorcyclist was fatally injured in a North Hollywood car accident, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver who fled the scene. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal motorcycle collision occurred when…
  • Jul 21

    Orange County Pedestrian Accident Causes Critical Injurie

    Orange County Pedestrian Accident Causes Critical Injurie
    A 35-year-old man was critically injured in an Orange County pedestrian accident after he was struck while crossing the street. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred early morning on…
  • Jul 18

    Worker Electrocuted in Orange County Construction Accident

    Worker Electrocuted in Orange County Construction Accident
    One man was electrocuted and another shocked during a construction accident at Mission Viejo High School the afternoon of July 17, 2014. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, a construction crew was working on the…
Rank this Week: 40

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Salsarita’s at Walmart Sickens 275 with Shigella

    Salsarita’s at Walmart Sickens 275 with Shigella
    Salsarita’s Restaurant in the Walmart Home Office Café in Bentonville has reopened following a Shigella outbreak that made 275 sick in nine states according to the Benton County Health Department.  According to...…
  • Jul 26

    Where were the Listeria Nectarines, Peaches, Plums and Pluots Sold?

    Where were the Listeria Nectarines, Peaches, Plums and Pluots Sold?
    When the FDA and Wawona Packing announced a recall of certain “stone fruits” due to a positive Listeria test, it appeared to be a somewhat standard, and likely limited recall.... Continue Reading
  • Jul 24

    Another Family Impacted by Salmonella – Tainted Peanut Butter from PCA

    Another Family Impacted by Salmonella – Tainted Peanut Butter from PCA
     In 2009 Vernon Knudsen was 74 years old and lived with his loving wife, Marjorie, in the small town of Onalaska, Texas, just north of Houston.  Vernon was happily retired... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 45

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jul 27

    Delay in Completion Losses Under a Builders Risk Policy - Part 2

    Delay in Completion Losses Under a Builders Risk Policy - Part 2
    In the first discussion about delay in completion coverage, Delay In Completion Losses Under A Builders Risk Policy, I gave a general overview of the coverage. In this post, I'll discuss a more detailed focus on the topic. Recently, a New…
  • Jul 26

    What Does Your Insurance Company Mean When it Promises to Pay Actual Cash Value? - Part I

    What Does Your Insurance Company Mean When it Promises to Pay Actual Cash Value? - Part I
    In property damage insurance, one of several possible methods can be used for of establishing the value of insured property to determine the amount the insurer will pay in the event of loss. What method is used depends on the policy and your…
  • Jul 25

    President Obama Declares Additional Aid for New York Following Severe Storm

    President Obama Declares Additional Aid for New York Following Severe Storm
    On July 8, 2014, President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for New York State following severe storms and flooding in Allegany, Cattarugus, Chautauqua, Delaware, Herkimer, Lewis, Livingston, Ontario, Ostego, Steuben, and Yates…
Rank this Week: 46

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Jul 27

    Another Segregated War Memorial

    Another Segregated War Memorial
    Very soon I'm going to be posting a paper I'm writing with Judson Crump about a freedom suit in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the 1820s. Much to talk about there and how this fits with the work that legal historians such...
  • Jul 26

    Diane Curtis stepping into faculty lounge

    Diane Curtis stepping into faculty lounge
    I am writing to welcome Diane Curtis, senior lecturer in political science and director of pre-law planning at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to the faculty lounge. She'll be sitting with us for a spell. Curtis' teaching interests…
  • Jul 25

    CFP: Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law

    CFP: Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law
    Cribbing from an email I received: ***** The Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law (JISPIL) is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for its December 2014 edition. JISPIL is a peer reviewed electronic journal (available at:…
Rank this Week: 44

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Jul 25

    Prisoners Tortured by the CIA Find Justice (In Europe)

    Prisoners Tortured by the CIA Find Justice (In Europe)
    A court handed down a huge victory yesterday, for two men who were rendered to a secret prison in Poland and tortured by the CIA. But it wasn't in an American court. And it wasn't the United States that was held to account. In two landmark…
  • Jul 25

    Afraid, Lawyerless, and Warehoused: The Mothers of Artesia

    Afraid, Lawyerless, and Warehoused: The Mothers of Artesia
    The road to Artesia from Las Cruces, New Mexico, is a scenic three-hour drive past pristine white sand dunes, through chilly, foggy mountain ranges, and across flat, open pampas spotted with yucca plants. Artesia, itself, is a dusty town of…
  • Jul 25

    Guantanamo's New Purgatory

    Guantanamo's New Purgatory
    This piece originally appeared at Defense One. Muhammad Murdi Issa Al-Zahrani sat at the center of the conference room table, his foot shackled to the floor. He had chosen to attend his Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearing at the last minute,…
Rank this Week: 43

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 41