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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

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: 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/
  • Jan 26

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    Busy work day. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jan 26

    How to Get a Gold Star From the DEA

    How to Get a Gold Star From the DEA
    The infamous Flores twins of Chicago will finally be sentenced Tuesday. Some background on twin brothers Pedro and Margarito Flores, see this Chicago Reader article. The Government filed its sentencing memorandum a few weeks ago, which I…
  • Jan 26

    "El Chapo" Guzman: U.S. Makes New Push for Extradition

    "El Chapo" Guzman: U.S. Makes New Push for Extradition
    Mexico's Attorney General last week said he believed the U.S. was hours away from filing a new extradition request for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. His lawyers immediately filed a new request a writ of Amparo seeking protection from…
Rank this Week: 3

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Settlement Attorney Indicted for Preparing False Deeds, Mortgage

    Settlement Attorney Indicted for Preparing False Deeds, Mortgage
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Angela M. Blythe, 51, Oakland, Maryland, was indicted on charges of conspiracy, bank fraud and making a false statement to a bank for her alleged role in preparing deeds, mortgages and notes in false identities, then…
  • Jan 27

    Mortgage Fraudster Receives Hefty Jail Sentence

    Mortgage Fraudster Receives Hefty Jail Sentence
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Leonard E. Williams, 52, Sacramento, California, was sentenced to over seven years in prison for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and two counts of money laundering, in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme. At…
  • Jan 26

    Former NFL Player Jailed for Running Loan Modification Scheme

    Former NFL Player Jailed for Running Loan Modification Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jeffrey Charles Leroy Taylor, 40, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, resident was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra to 36 months in prison, to be followed by two years of supervised release and was ordered to pay…
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/
  • Jan 27

    VA - ACLU: New sex offender bill 'invitation to throw stones'

    VA - ACLU: New sex offender bill 'invitation to throw stones'
    Original Article 01/20/2015 By Chris Thomas RICHMOND - A house subcommittee unanimously passed a bill which would require registered sex offenders to have public hearings before gaining access to Virginia schools. The delegate behind the…
  • Jan 27

    WI - Cop (Jeffrey C. Hilgers) Caught With Hard Drives Full of Child Porn, Won’t Be Charged Because of a Typo

    WI - Cop (Jeffrey C. Hilgers) Caught With Hard Drives Full of Child Porn, Won’t Be Charged Because of a Typo
    Jeffrey C. HilgersOriginal Article 01/17/2015 By Matt Agorist Dane County - A Dane County sheriff’s deputy miraculously escaped charges of child pornography, despite being caught with child pornography, because of a cut and paste…
  • Jan 27

    CO - Should we stop labeling people 'sex offenders?'

    CO - Should we stop labeling people 'sex offenders?'
    Original Article (Video available) 01/17/2015 By Melissa Blasius KUSA - A state regulatory board debated Friday whether the label "sex offender" was too stigmatizing to people who committed sex crimes. Colorado's Sex Offender Management…
Rank this Week: 6

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 7

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Jan 27

    [Eugene Volokh] Court rejects college’s attempt to exclude anti-gay leafleting

    [Eugene Volokh] Court rejects college’s attempt to exclude anti-gay leafleting
    The college argued — among other things — that it could (indeed must) exclude the anti-gay message precisely because of its viewpoint: the message, the court reasoned (Lela v. Board of Trustees (N.D. Ill. Jan. 27, 2015)), is in…
  • Jan 27

    [Eugene Volokh] One if “duty to retreat,” two if “stand your ground”

    [Eugene Volokh] One if “duty to retreat,” two if “stand your ground”
    I blogged in November about Commonwealth v. Selfridge (Mass. 1806), sometimes described as the first American case to deal extensively with self-defense — and an early example of the American debate about whether there should be a…
  • Jan 27

    [Stewart Baker] Debating the attribution of cyberattack

    [Stewart Baker] Debating the attribution of cyberattack
    My latest venture in podcasting features a debate on attributing cyberattacks. Two guests, Thomas Rid and Jeffrey Carr, disagree sharply about how and how well recent cyberattacks can be attributed. Thomas Rid is a Professor of…
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Jan 27

    Associate Bonus Watch: Latham & Watkins Weighs In

    Associate Bonus Watch: Latham & Watkins Weighs In
    In general, Lathamites seem quite pleased by their bonuses, which take Davis Polk as a baseline and go up from there.
  • Jan 27

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.27.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.27.15
    * Dumb person suing the NFL over its entirely correct (though the rule is pretty stupid) no-catch call in the Cowboys/Packers game. For $88 billion. Oh, because Dez is number 88. I get it. To read the whole hand-written complaint, head to the…
  • Jan 27

    Which Firms Are Most Effective With Social Media?

    Which Firms Are Most Effective With Social Media?
    Throughout 2014, along with our friends at Good2BSocial, ATL once again researched the social media practices of law firms. Today we publish the first component of our findings: our second annual Social Law Firm Index, where we identify which…
Rank this Week: 9

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Jan 26

    Torture Is More “Fun” in the Philippine

    Torture Is More “Fun” in the Philippine
    Nerve Macaspac, Country Specialist for the Philippines, Amnesty International USA Torture not only remains prevalent in the country but has also become a form of entertainment for its police. In January 2014, Amnesty International revealed…
  • Jan 23

    Saudi Arabia: The Question on Everybody’s Mind

    Saudi Arabia: The Question on Everybody’s Mind
    By Sevag Kechichian, Researcher on Saudi Arabia at Amnesty International. The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has, once again, focused international attention to the oil-rich Middle Eastern country’s human…
  • Jan 22

    One Vote Made the Difference for Guadalupe!

    One Vote Made the Difference for Guadalupe!
    Thanks to everyone who took part in the very urgent social media action to free Guadalupe! Guadalupe is one of 17 Salvadoran women who were sentenced to 12 to 40 years in prison after suffering miscarriages. The only legal option ……
Rank this Week: 10

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: 11

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 21

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.J.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.J.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0366, 2015 MT 17N, IN THE MATTER OF: A.J., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • Jan 21

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Ellison v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Ellison v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 13-0846, 2015 MT 16N, LIONEL SCOTT ELLISON, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Jan 20

    OPINION: City of Helena v. Heppner

    OPINION: City of Helena v. Heppner
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 14-0130, 2015 MT 15, CITY OF HELENA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RUDOLPH HEPPNER, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 12

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: 13

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/
  • Jan 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Internet of Things, Fracking, Telemedicine and the FTC

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Internet of Things, Fracking, Telemedicine and the FTC
    It was a big day on the LexBlog Network for the Internet of Things, with the big news being that the FTC has issued a new report on the privacy issues around it. Also, Charles Sartain has a good piece on fracking. And, lastly, Alex Passantino…
  • Jan 26

    How effective is a general law blog for the entire law firm?

    How effective is a general law blog for the entire law firm?
    John Hopkins who heads up all things digital for the Florida law firm of Searcy Denny  asked over on my LinkedIn Legal Blogging Group if it was more effective for a firm of 33 lawyers to have individual blogs for lawyers or one blog for…
  • Jan 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Rise of Uber, the Super Bowl, Exporting Crude Oil

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Rise of Uber, the Super Bowl, Exporting Crude Oil
    With the Super Bowl here, talk is heating up on the subject on the LexBlog Network. But while that’s heating up, the Northeast is cooling down with the approach of Winter Storm Juno. Zosha writes up four big issues related to that, and…
Rank this Week: 16

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jan 27

    UPDATE: Donald Saylor Killed in Log Truck Accident in Union County, South Carolina

    UPDATE: Donald Saylor Killed in Log Truck Accident in Union County, South Carolina
    UNION COUNTY, SC — Donald Saylor died after an accident with a log truck in Union County, South Carolina on Monday, January 26th, 2015. The news article said that the accident happened around 1:00 Monday January 19th, 2015. The news…
  • Jan 27

    Chad Drake Hit and Killed by Pedestrian Accident in Kirbyville, TX on U.S. 96

    Chad Drake Hit and Killed by Pedestrian Accident in Kirbyville, TX on U.S. 96
    Kirbyville, TX — A man from Kountze was killed earlier this week after he was hit by a car along U.S. 96 in between Kirbyville and Buna. Police later identified the victim as Chad Drake, 35 years old. The accident happened at about…
  • Jan 27

    UPDATE: Philomena Addo-Asah Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident in White Hall, Maryland

    UPDATE: Philomena Addo-Asah Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident in White Hall, Maryland
    WHITE HALL, MD — Philomena Addo-Asah was identified as the woman that died in a tractor-trailer accident in White Hall, Maryland on Monday, January 26th, 2015. The news article said that the accident happened around 11:20 Monday…
Rank this Week: 20

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 17

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Jan 26

    Roca Labs False and Misleading Advertisement

    Roca Labs False and Misleading Advertisement
    A class action lawsuit filed in California highlights issues that a number of people (including consumers, attorneys, journalists, and forensic accountants) have been discussing. I will let the complaint speak for itself. The highlights…
  • Jan 21

    Why Multi-Level Marketing “Million Dollar Earner” Status is Nonsense

    Why Multi-Level Marketing “Million Dollar Earner” Status is Nonsense
    Multi-level marketing companies are quick to tout the success of their “million dollar earners.” Sounds impressive, doesn’t it? Who doesn’t want to make a million dollars? Except that phrase “million dollar…
  • Jan 21

    Fraud Training: What is Financial Statement Fraud?

    Fraud Training: What is Financial Statement Fraud?
    Financial statement fraud includes intentional, material misrepresentations. Tracy Coenen explains the concept of financial statement fraud to a group.
Rank this Week: 14

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    DESI VI Workshop on Machine Learning in E-Discovery & Information Governance

    DESI VI Workshop on Machine Learning in E-Discovery & Information Governance
    Organizing Committee:Jason R. Baron, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; University of MarylandJack G. Conrad, Thomson ReutersAmanda Jones, H5Dave Lewis, David D. Lewis ConsultingDouglas W. Oard, University of MarylandPurpose: The DESI VI…
  • Jan 23

    What CENTCOM Can Teach You About Cloud Security

    What CENTCOM Can Teach You About Cloud Security
    By Sekhar SarukkaiIndividuals calling themselves the “CyberCaliphate” hacked into the Twitter feed for the U.S. military’s Central Command last week, and for 40 minutes posted photos, links, and videos before the account was…
  • Jan 22

    Podcast: The Government’s Dark Data: A Decade of Discovery

    Podcast: The Government’s Dark Data: A Decade of Discovery
    By Sharon Nelson, John Simek and Guest Jason BaronIn this episode of Digital Detectives, Sharon Nelson and John Simek interview Jason Baron about information governance, dark data, open government, and his role in The…
Rank this Week: 18

CT Personal Injury, Medical…

CT Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Accident Lawyers

Discusses motor vehicle accidents, personal injury, child injury, medical malpractice, venue, insurance claims, and negligence. By Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP.

http://www.hcwlaw.com/connecticut-personal-injury-lawyer-and-accident-attorney.html
  • Oct 12

    Connecticut personal injury lawyer explains one of the biggest mistakes you can make after your accident!

    Connecticut personal injury lawyer explains one of the biggest mistakes you can make after your accident!
    Our office recently received a telephone call from a woman who had been involved in a motor vehicle accident in Connecticut and was looking to have our CT personal injury lawyers represent her. She advised me that she was a passenger in…
  • Oct 5

    Connecticut dog bite injury lawyer explains the types of injurie

    Connecticut dog bite injury lawyer explains the types of injurie
    Our Connecticut dog bite attorneys have decades of experience in representing dog bite victims and their family members. The injuries sustained by the people that contact us are quite varied and range from puncture wounds, to ripping or…
  • May 13

    CT accident attorneys discuss most frequently asked questions after an accident

    CT accident attorneys discuss most frequently asked questions after an accident
    Many times our CT accident attorneys and injury lawyers are contacted by people who have been injured through the fault of another and are looking to get answers to the great many questions which they have before them. The bulk of these…
Rank this Week: 15

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse…

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Notices

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices.

http://www.chillingeffects.org/
  • Sep 2

    Japanese Court Removal Request

    Japanese Court Removal Request
    International: Japanese Court Removal Request; <br> <i>From:</i> ( Japan) <i>To:</i> Twitter, Inc.
  • Sep 1

    This Website has no Pier

    This Website has no Pier
    Trademark: <br> <i>From:</i> York Condominium Corporation No. 382 <i>To:</i> <br><i>Date:</i> 2014-08-22
  • Aug 29

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
    DMCA Notices: <br> <i>From:</i> VeronickaM/ MyFreeCams <i>To:</i> Google, Inc.<br><i>Date:</i>
Rank this Week: 19

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…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
Rank this Week: 22

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

South Carolina Nursing Home Blog

Covers nursing home abuse and litigation. By Poliakoff & Associates.

http://www.scnursinghomelaw.com/
  • Jan 27

    “Accidentally” Punching A Resident

    “Accidentally” Punching A Resident
    ABC reported that a nursing home employee was arrested for punching a 93-year-old woman. Anita Watford is charged with abuse or neglect of a protected person.  Watford, a nursing assistant, is accused of punching an elderly…
  • Jan 26

    Less People Are Delaying Treatment

    Less People Are Delaying Treatment
    Los Angeles Times: Fewer Americans Delayed Needed Medical Care In 2014, Survey Says  From 2012 to 2014, the share of consumers delaying a recommended test or treatment or not filling a prescription fell by nearly a third. And the…
  • Jan 25

    Sexual Assault of Vulnerable Adult

    Sexual Assault of Vulnerable Adult
    ABC7 reported that David Moreno, former maintenance worker for Yorba Linda assisted living senior homes, was charged and sentenced for sexually violating a 69 year old disabled woman. Prosecutors state that Moreno committed the acts from…
Rank this Week: 24

The Gavel

The Gavel

Features legal and library news. By the Oklahoma City University Law Library.

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Jan 16

    MLK Day of Service & Local Event

    MLK Day of Service &amp; Local Event
    Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. He is most well known for his … Read…
  • Jan 15

    Symplicity Job of the Day :: Spring Semester Law Clerk

    Symplicity Job of the Day :: Spring Semester Law Clerk
    Metro area law firm is seeking an upper division student with Monday/Wednesday availability for immediate hire. Please see Symplicity Job ID 8055 for details.… Read more
  • Dec 11

    Moving on Up to Midtown

    Moving on Up to Midtown
    Next week, the Oklahoma City University School of Law will move into its new Midtown building at 800 N. Harvey. The Harvey building was originally Oklahoma High School, the first high school in the territory of Oklahoma, built in 1910.…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 21

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 23

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Jan 27

    Court allows Georgia execution (UPDATED)

    Court allows Georgia execution (UPDATED)
    UPDATED 8:25 p.m.  Georgia completed the execution of Warren Hill, with death pronounced at 7:55 p.m. —————- In two brief orders allowing the state of Georgia to execute a man whose lawyers claim he is…
  • Jan 27

    Court docket on lawyer discipline to be public

    Court docket on lawyer discipline to be public
    Beginning on February 1, the Supreme Court will publicly disclose documents on actions it is considering or taking to discipline lawyers who are members of its bar, a process long shielded in privacy, the Court announced on…
Rank this Week: 28

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    Two states join Texas immigration lawsuit

    Two states join Texas immigration lawsuit
    [JURIST] Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton [official website] announced [press release] on Monday that both Nevada and Tennessee have joined the state-led coalition in its suit against the Obama administration [official website] over…
  • Jan 27

    Ohio files suit over Affordable Care Act taxe

    Ohio files suit over Affordable Care Act taxe
    [JURIST] The state of Ohio [official website], along with several universities, filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF; press release] in the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio [official website] Monday challenging taxes imposed on…
  • Jan 27

    Former CIA officer convicted of espionage

    Former CIA officer convicted of espionage
    [JURIST] A jury in the US District Court Eastern District of Virginia [official website] on Monday convicted [press release] former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent Jeffrey Sterling of violating the Espionage Act [text]. Sterling was…
Rank this Week: 29

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/
  • Jan 27

    Extending Unequal Second Amendment Right

    Extending Unequal Second Amendment Right
    Stories like this one - a 62 year old African-American man is tackled to the ground in a Tampa Wal-Mart after a white man saw him bringing a (legal) firearm into the store - have me wondering how to think about the idea of extending Second…
  • Jan 27

    Dispatch from the Eastern Seaboard: we're not all dead.

    Dispatch from the Eastern Seaboard: we're not all dead.
    As many of you know, I am a Californian who teaches at the University of Iowa and is spending this year in Princeton. This has, as you might expect, given me an odd perspective on weather disasters (other than just hating 'em), and the people…
  • Jan 26

    Nursing Homes as Guardians of Their Debtor Patient

    Nursing Homes as Guardians of Their Debtor Patient
    If you saw today's New York Times article on New York nursing homes seeking guardianship over residents in order to collect outstanding debt, under Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law, you may also have questions. Section 81.19 of the Mental…
Rank this Week: 27

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

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

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 25

    Changes to Taxation of Alter Ego and Joint Partner Trust

    Changes to Taxation of Alter Ego and Joint Partner Trust
    There are a number of significant changes to Canadian tax law that will have a significant impact on estate planning. I have written about the elimination of graduation income rates for testamentary trusts, including a post here. That change,…
  • Jan 17

    It’s Time for the Court of Appeal to Revisit its Formulation of "Rational and Valid Reasons" in Wills Variation Case

    It&rsquo;s Time for the Court of Appeal to Revisit its Formulation of "Rational and Valid Reasons" in Wills Variation Case
    The Wills, Estates and Succession Act allows a will maker’s spouse or child to apply to court to vary a will if adequate provision has not been made for the spouse or child, in which case if the court finds that adequate provision has…
  • Jan 10

    Zeligs v. Jane

    Zeligs v. Jane
    Contests between siblings following the death of a parent over houses and bank accounts that were held jointly between the parent and one of the parent’s children are all too common. What happens is that a parent who was the sole owner…
Rank this Week: 30

Helping Florida Consumers

Helping Florida Consumers

Covers Florida consumer law. By Taras Rudnitsky.

http://www.helpingfloridaconsumers.com/
  • Jan 18

    Credit Card Debt Lawsuit: Judgment Vacated, Case Dismissed

    Credit Card Debt Lawsuit: Judgment Vacated, Case Dismissed
    Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. retained the law firm of Rubin and Debski, P.A. (now known as Debski & Associates, P.A.) to sue our client on a credit card debt.  In addition to collecting on the debt itself, the debt collection lawyers…
  • Jan 8

    Car Dealership Liable in Auto Fraud Lawsuit

    Car Dealership Liable in Auto Fraud Lawsuit
    Our client was looking for a reliable and dependable car for her family.  Even though she asked numerous questions before buying the car, she later discovered the car she bought was not what it had been represented to be, and was far…
  • Jan 7

    Odometer Fraud Victim Receives Justice

    Odometer Fraud Victim Receives Justice
    Our client purchased a vehicle based on the mileage that was advertised by the used car dealership.  Shortly after purchasing the vehicle, he discovered there were almost twice as many miles on the vehicle than what had been advertised,…
Rank this Week: 26

Cerebral Palsy Law Blog

Cerebral Palsy Law Blog

Covers cerebral palsy and pediatric brain injury. By Burke & Eisner.

http://cerebralpalsylawblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Risk factors in Preterm Babies leading to Cerebral Palsy

    Risk factors in Preterm Babies leading to Cerebral Palsy
    I just read this study that shows some of the risk factors that relat to Cerebral Palsy. The study particularly is focuses on medium and Late Pre term babies. These are the children born in weeks 32-33 for Medium and 34-36 for Late preterm.…
  • Jan 24

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Jul 20

    Anatomy Review: The Brachial Blexu

    Anatomy Review: The Brachial Blexu
    In a refreshing change from all the lawyer blogs that talk about Brachial Plexus (this one included), I found a blog that explains a lot about the functional anatomy of the Brachial Plexus nerve bundle. It is a list with a description of…
Rank this Week: 32

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: 34

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 33

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jan 27

    “U.S. Spies on Millions of Cars”

    “U.S. Spies on Millions of Cars”
    Per documents released in response to a FOIA request, the federal government maintains a large program using automatic license-plate readers to track vehicles in real time (not just in later investigation) and nationwide (not just near…
  • Jan 27

    “World’s Worst Mom”

    “World’s Worst Mom”
    Lenore Skenazy of Free-Range Kids fame, often linked on this site, has a new TV series Thursday evenings on the Discovery Life channel. Tweet Tags: nanny state, safety “World’s Worst Mom” is a post from Overlawyered -…
  • Jan 27

    End tenure as of age 70…

    End tenure as of age 70…
    … or go on watching the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) weaken law faculties [Dan Subotnik] I wrote on this problem in my 1997 book The Excuse Factory, and more recently here, here, and here. Tweet Tags: age discrimination,…
Rank this Week: 36

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Facebook Complies With Turkish Court Order To Block Pages Insulting To Prophet

    Facebook Complies With Turkish Court Order To Block Pages Insulting To Prophet
    Jurist reports that on Sunday, a court in Turkey ordered a ban on Facebook pages containing material insulting to the Prophet Muhammad. The Golbasi Duty Magistrate Court sent to the Presidency of Telecommunication and Communication and…
  • Jan 27

    Female GITMO Guards File Discrimination Complaints After Judges Grant Prisoners' Accommodation Request

    Female GITMO Guards File Discrimination Complaints After Judges Grant Prisoners' Accommodation Request
    Muslim defendants in two cases before military commissions at Guantanamo Bay have been objecting to the military's assigning female guards to transfer them to meetings with their attorneys and to hearings.  The transfers result in…
  • Jan 27

    Today Is International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Today Is International Holocaust Remembrance Day
    Today is the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust as designated by a United Nations Resolution (full text) adopted five years ago. The date-- Jan. 27-- is the anniversary of the liberation of…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Jan 22

    El Salvador Woman's 30-Year Sentence for Alleged Abortion Is Lifted

    El Salvador Woman's 30-Year Sentence for Alleged Abortion Is Lifted
    NPR: 30-Year Sentence Lifted For Woman In El Salvador Abortion Case, by Jason Beaubien: Seven years ago, Carmen Guadalupe Vasquez Aldana went to jail in El Salvador. She was initially charged with abortion but prosecutors elevated the charge…
  • Jan 22

    Fourth and Fifth Circuits Confront Abortion Exceptionalism

    Fourth and Fifth Circuits Confront Abortion Exceptionalism
    JURIST (commentary): Fourth and Fifth Circuits Confront Abortion Exceptionalism, by Caitlin Borgmann: Federal Courts of Appeals have recently addressed two important abortion cases, either of which could end up before US Supreme Court. Last…
  • Jan 22

    6 Facts About Abortion

    6 Facts About Abortion
    Vox: 6 very basic facts about abortion in America, by Sarah Kliff: Forty-two years ago today, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized a woman's right to abortion. Ever since, America has debated and…
Rank this Week: 37

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Jan 27

    Chancery Analyzes Statutory Basis for Validity of Bylaws and Director Action

    Chancery Analyzes Statutory Basis for Validity of Bylaws and Director Action
    Sinchareonkul v. Fahnemann, C.A. No. 10543-VCL (Del. Ch. Jan. 22, 2015). Several aspects of this Court of Chancery opinion make it noteworthy.  First, this declaratory judgment action seeking to invalidate bylaws that confer…
  • Jan 22

    Interview with Chancellor Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery

    Interview with Chancellor Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery
    Chancellor Andre Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery was interviewed yesterday by a publication called Town Square Delaware about the transition from corporate litigator to jurist, and related questions. The exchanges of questions…
  • Jan 19

    Chancery Applies New Statute Allowing for 20 Year Contractual Statute of Limitation

    Chancery Applies New Statute Allowing for 20 Year Contractual Statute of Limitation
    Bear Stearns Mortgage Funding Trust v. EMC Mortgage LLC, C.A. No. 7701-VCL (Del. Ch. Jan. 12, 2015) This decision is noteworthy for its discussion of a recently passed Delaware statute that allows parties to a contract to agree to establish…
Rank this Week: 42

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 27

    Readiness, Recovery, Response: Social Media Cyber-Vandalism Toolkit

    Readiness, Recovery, Response: Social Media Cyber-Vandalism Toolkit
    “Cyber-vandalism presents a serious challenge to online-based communication tools. Users need available resources to counter intrusions of social media accounts. This document provides guidance and security practices to federal, state,…
  • Jan 27

    Remembering the liberation of Auschwitz

    Remembering the liberation of Auschwitz
    Google Labs – Explore online exhibitions about the Holocaust. Each of the following exhibitions tells a story relating to this period of mass murder of Jews and people of other races and religions undertaken by the Nazi regime during…
  • Jan 27

    Exploring Compatibilities Between the Linked Data Models of the Library of Congress and OCLC

    Exploring Compatibilities Between the Linked Data Models of the Library of Congress and OCLC
    “Jointly released by OCLC and the Library of Congress, this white paper compares and contrasts the compatible linked data initiatives at both institutions.  It is an executive summary of a more detailed technical analysis that will…
Rank this Week: 39

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 40

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: 38

Res Communis

Res Communis

Covers the legal aspects of human activities using aerospace technologies. From the University of Mississippi School of Law.

http://rescommunis.olemiss.edu/
  • Nov 27

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration

    Event: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
    Source – Secure World Foundation: Space Policy Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
  • Nov 27

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England

    Disasters Charter: Flood in England
    The Disasters Charter has been activated for a Flood in England: Flood in England Type of Event: Flood Location of Event: England, United Kingdom Date of Charter Activation: 27 November 2012 Charter Requestor: Environment Agency (of England…
  • Nov 26

    New DoD Space Policy

    New DoD Space Policy
    The United States Department of Defense has released a new Space Policy and a Fact Sheet on the Policy. The press release states: New DOD Space Policy Addresses Safety, Security, Access By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service
Rank this Week: 41

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

AZ Bankruptcy Blog

Focused on Chapter 7 bankruptcy. By Joseph C. McDaniel.

http://www.arizonabankruptcyblog.info/
  • Nov 29

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!

    Important Bankruptcy Recap: Don't Bank where you owe Money!
    We tell clients this repeatedly. Why mention this? It's simple: If a creditor (like a bank, for instance) has direct access to your bank account (as banks often do), then you can consider your checking balance dumped into the rancor pit as…
  • Nov 18

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

    Jefferson County sets records in Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
    Jefferson County is suffering, a roughly four billion dollar debt they cannot pay is forcing them to take the road many other cities are already debating: Chapter 9 Bankruptcy.
  • Nov 8

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly

    Occupation of Phoenix not going so smoothly
    Wandering around downtown I came across the fabled Occupy Phoenix movement. It's not going as awkwardly as elsewhere, but it's clearly having issues of its own as a group.
Rank this Week: 43

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jan 27

    Marcus on Atkins in Non-Capital Case

    Marcus on Atkins in Non-Capital Case
    Paul Marcus (William & Mary Law School) has posted Does Atkins Make A Difference in Non-Capital Cases? Should It? (William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 23, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The holding in Atkins v. Virginia...
  • Jan 27

    Zaring on Litigating the Financial Crisi

    Zaring on Litigating the Financial Crisi
    David T. Zaring (University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department) has posted Litigating the Financial Crisis (Virginia Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 7, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The government’s response to the financial crisis…
  • Jan 27

    McCord & Bennett on Proposed Capital Penalty Phase Rules of Evidence

    McCord &amp; Bennett on Proposed Capital Penalty Phase Rules of Evidence
    David McCord and Mark W. Bennett (Drake University Law School and Independent) have posted The Proposed Capital Penalty Phase Rules of Evidence (Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 36, p. 417, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: No person or…
Rank this Week: 55

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Jan 27

    NYC crime stats show homicides dropped 2.4 percent in 2014

    NYC crime stats show homicides dropped 2.4 percent in 2014
    Franklin Zimring quoted in Newsday, December 31, 2014 “If it stays this low it remains unmitigated good news in ways that couldn’t have been anticipated, even just a decade ago,” said noted criminologist and law professor…
  • Jan 27

    What it will take for China’s anticorruption drive to succeed

    What it will take for China’s anticorruption drive to succeed
    Stanley Lubman writes for The Wall Street Journal, December 31, 2014 If China’s leadership is genuine about wanting to clean up the party, it should explore the possibility of moving the power to investigate and adjudicate cases of…
  • Jan 27

    Whites more optimistic than blacks on race relations in the US

    Whites more optimistic than blacks on race relations in the US
    Ian Haney López interviewed by NPR, December 30, 2014 We need to get beyond the opinion, beyond the ideas and really ask, ‘How is race really working in terms of allocating power and resources in our society?’” says…
Rank this Week: 47