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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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jul 22

    UN refugee agency lauds Pakistan's measures granting legal status to undocumented immigrant

    UN refugee agency lauds Pakistan's measures granting legal status to undocumented immigrant
    The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) [official website] released a report [text] on Friday welcoming a program, almost five years in the works, to register undocumented Afghans living in Pakistan. UNHCR…
  • Jul 22

    New Jersey Governor signs bill directing schools to recognize transgender right

    New Jersey Governor signs bill directing schools to recognize transgender right
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie [official website] signed a bill [press release] into law on Friday directing New Jersey school boards to “addres[s] common issues concerning the needs of transgender and LGBTQ students, and to assist…
  • Jul 22

    UN Secretary General condemns violence in Jerusalem

    UN Secretary General condemns violence in Jerusalem
    UN Secretary-General António Guterres [official website] issued a statement [text] through his spokesman on Friday condemning the escalating violence [TheGuardian report] between Israelis and Palestinians in the Old City of Jerusalem.…
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/
  • Jul 22

    Jefferson Sessions vs. Sergey Kislyak: Whom to Believe?

    Jefferson Sessions vs. Sergey Kislyak: Whom to Believe?
    According to the Washington Post: Russia’s ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016…
  • Jul 22

    The Extraordinary Wealth of Jared and Ivanka Trump

    The Extraordinary Wealth of Jared and Ivanka Trump
    The Washington Post has a new article on Jared and Ivanka amending their financial disclosures to disclose additional assets. That's not the interesting part of the story. The interesting part is how together they have earned more than…
  • Jul 21

    Donald Trump on Sessions' Russia Recusal

    Donald Trump on Sessions' Russia Recusal
    [Note: I wrote this Wednesday and it got stuck in draft mode] Donald Trump's recent interview with the New York Times reads like a self-pity party. He berated Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his recusal on the Russia Probe and said…
Rank this Week: 3

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/
  • Jul 21

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Child Abduction and Custody (Parties to Conventions) (Amendment) Order 2017 The Fire and Rescue Services (Appointment of Inspector) (England) (Revocation) Order 2017 The Value Added Tax (Place of Supply of Services) (Telecommunication…
  • Jul 21

    Lady Hale appointed next President of Supreme Court, alongside three new Justices – Supreme Court

    Lady Hale appointed next President of Supreme Court, alongside three new Justices – Supreme Court
    ‘Baroness Hale of Richmond will succeed Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury as President of the UK Supreme Court, it was announced today, alongside three additional appointments to the UK’s top appeal court.’ Full StorySupreme…
  • Jul 21

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Capita (Banstead 2011) Ltd & Anor v RFIB Group Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1032 (20 July 2017) The Secretary of State for the Home Department v SU [2017] EWCA Civ 1069 (20 July 2017) Hussain, R (on the application…
Rank this Week: 4

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 21

    MY AMERICAN NUTS

    MY AMERICAN NUTS
    Nuts served on an American Airlines domestic flight ...
  • Jul 21

    DON'T BE A ....

    DON'T BE A ....
    PICK UP: 1) After your dog 2) Cigarette Butts 3) Lunch
  • Jul 21

    THIS IS THE DIPLOMAT?

    THIS IS THE DIPLOMAT?
    @ Hollywood, Florida Quite a busy joint .... Diplomat Beach Resort
Rank this Week: 5

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Mortgage Broker Sentenced for Fraudulent Loan Application

    Mortgage Broker Sentenced for Fraudulent Loan Application
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Pierre Chainey, 42, Tabernacle, New Jersey, was sentenced to 54 months in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that caused $2.7 million in losses.  Chainey previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District…
  • Jul 19

    Sentences for Two Law Firm Faker

    Sentences for Two Law Firm Faker
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ronald Rodis, 52, Long Beach, California was sentenced to 41 months in prison, and Charles Wayne Farris, 56, Aliso Viejo, California, was sentenced to serve 47 months in prison for their roles in a multi-million…
  • Jul 19

    Kickbacks and Fraudulent tax returns result in Prison Sentence

    Kickbacks and Fraudulent tax returns result in Prison Sentence
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Richard Pierce, a Michigan business owner, was sentenced to serve a year and a day in prison for obstructing and impeding the internal revenue laws and committing bank fraud. According to documents filed with the court,…
Rank this Week: 6

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    Public Books carries a review of Ibram X. Kendi's "refreshing" and "courageous" Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.At HNN, Nate Holdren reviews  Elizabeth Anderson's Private…
  • Jul 21

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Have you registered for ASLH 2017?  We have. From the Washington Post's "Made by History" section: Noah Shusterman (Chinese University of Hong Kong), "Bastille Day reminds us that our Second Amendment debates are distorted"; Leif…
  • Jul 21

    Dubber on the Criminal Process in the Dual Penal State

    Dubber on the Criminal Process in the Dual Penal State
    Markus D. Dubber, University of Toronto, has Criminal Process in the Dual Penal State: A Comparative-Historical Analysis, which appears in the Oxford Handbook of Criminal Process:This paper is about a way of thinking about criminal process,…
Rank this Week: 7

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
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/
Rank this Week: 9

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Jul 23

    Legal Theory Lexicon: The Reasonable Person

    Legal Theory Lexicon: The Reasonable Person
    Introduction Today's Legal theory Lexicon is about the "reasonable person." The notion of a "reasonable person" usually makes its first appearance in the Torts course. The context, of course, is the tort of negligence,…
  • Jul 22

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Constitutions and Gender," edited by Irving

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Constitutions and Gender," edited by Irving
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Constitutions and Gender, edited by Helen Irving. Here is a description: The idea that constitutions are gendered is not new, but its recognition is the product of a revolution in thinking that began in…
  • Jul 22

    Download of the Week: "Justice Scalia’s Unfinished Business in Statutory Interpretation" by Gluck

    Download of the Week: "Justice Scalia’s Unfinished Business in Statutory Interpretation" by Gluck
    Abbe R. Gluck (Yale Law School) has posted Justice Scalia’s Unfinished Business in Statutory Interpretation: Where Textualism’s Formalism Gave Up (Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 5, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Justice Scalia,…
Rank this Week: 10

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jul 23

    McIntyre & Simkovic:Timing Law School

    McIntyre & Simkovic:Timing Law School
    Frank McIntyre (Rutgers) & Michael Simkovic (USC), Timing Law School: We investigate whether economic conditions at labor market entry predict long-term differences in law graduate earnings. We find that unemployment levels at graduation…
  • Jul 23

    Tribute To Erik Jensen

    Tribute To Erik Jensen
    Tribute to Erik Jensen, 67 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 637-78 (2017): Arthur D. Austin, II (Case Western), How Erik Finessed the Tax Law Empire, 67 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 637 (2017) Jonathan L. Entin (Case Western), Erik Jensen: Curmudgeon, Scholar,…
  • Jul 23

    Can State Bars Prevent Law Schools From Offering Faith-Based CLE?

    Can State Bars Prevent Law Schools From Offering Faith-Based CLE?
    Bill Piatt (Former Dean, St. Mary's), State Bar Efforts to Deny Accreditation to Faith-based CLE Ethics Programs Sponsored by Religiously Affiliated Law Schools, 29 Regent U. L. Rev. 293 (2017): Religiously affiliated law schools focus on the…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 12

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    At the Water Lily Café...

    At the Water Lily Café...
    ... you can talk all night.And consider doing some shopping through The Althouse Amazon Portal.
  • Jul 23

    50 years ago today: Day 1 of the 12th Street Riot.

    50 years ago today: Day 1 of the 12th Street Riot.
    Wikipedia has the history of the Detroit riot that would go on for 5 days. There were 43 deaths, 1,189 injured, and 7,231 arrested. Ending the riot took the Michigan Army National Guard (sent in by Governor George W. Romney) and the 82nd and…
  • Jul 23

    Jake Tapper encounters Anthony Scaramucci.

    Jake Tapper encounters Anthony Scaramucci.
    2 freeze frames I took watching "State of the Union" this morning:Here's the whole thing. It was very lively. Scaramucci is very much like Trump, so I was picturing Trump watching this and loving it:Scaramucci is there to fight for the…
Rank this Week: 14

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 23

    [Sam Bray] Translating Genesis: figures of speech

    [Sam Bray] Translating Genesis: figures of speech
    Figures of speech are used in many kinds of texts, including legal texts. The late Justice Scalia saw “speech” and “press” in the First Amendment as “a sort of synecdoche” (p. 38 here). And several phrases…
  • Jul 22

    [Eugene Volokh] ‘Ninth Circuit poised to resolve major free speech issue in secret proceeding’

    [Eugene Volokh] ‘Ninth Circuit poised to resolve major free speech issue in secret proceeding’
    A very interesting post from Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen’s Consumer Law & Policy Blog); here are the opening paragraphs: The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has issued an order signed only by the Clerk…
  • Jul 22

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Whelan v. Posner

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Whelan v. Posner
    The ever-prolific Judge Richard A. Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit has a new book out: “The Federal Judiciary: Strengths and Weaknesses.” As an often insightful scholar and analyst, Posner would be expected…
Rank this Week: 13

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Plaintiffs Awarded Attorneys' Fees In Suit Against County Clerk Kim Davi

    Plaintiffs Awarded Attorneys' Fees In Suit Against County Clerk Kim Davi
    In Miller v. Davis, (ED KY, July 21, 2017) a Kentucky federal district court awarded $224,703 in attorney’s fees and costs to plaintiffs who previously obtained a preliminary injunction against Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis.…
  • Jul 21

    Constitutionality Of No-Fly List Upheld

    Constitutionality Of No-Fly List Upheld
    In Mohamed v. Holder, (ED VA, July 20, 2017), a Virginia federal district court upheld the constitutionality of the government's No-Fly List in a challenge by a Muslim American citizen originally from Somalia.  One of plaintiff's…
  • Jul 21

    Church Youth Group Covered By Megan's Law

    Church Youth Group Covered By Megan's Law
    In State v. S.B., (NJ Sup. Ct., July 20, 2017), the New Jersey Supreme Court held that a youth ministry associated with a church is a "youth serving organization" under Megan's Law. That law prohibits sex offenders whose victims were minors…
Rank this Week: 15

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking
    Revived from the dead so I can cross post this with my Facebook page:Tyler Cowen offers his ranking of Shakespeare plays.  I take the bait.  Not quite a ranking; there are a number of plays that I think are really interesting but…
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
Rank this Week: 16

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Who owns copyright in student papers?

    Who owns copyright in student papers?
    A post about VeriCite on Nibletz contains the text:VeriCite integrates seamlessly with all of the popular learning management systems (LMS) like Moodle, Blackboard and of course Canvas. The students and you, retain ownership of the work…
  • Jul 23

    Facebook's Modular Phone patent application US 2017 0208700

    Facebook's Modular Phone patent application US 2017 0208700
    The application includes discussion of functional modules.
  • Jul 23

    CBS Sunday Morning on 23 July 2017 repeats work on immunotherapy treatments for cancer

    CBS Sunday Morning on 23 July 2017 repeats work on immunotherapy treatments for cancer
    On July 23, 2017, CBS Sunday Morning repeated a March 12 broadcast on cancer wherein CBS New chief medical correspondent Dr.Jon LaPook (not Jane Pauley) hosted a special edition of CBS Sunday Morning, devoted to cancer research and treatment.…
Rank this Week: 17

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jul 23

    Meme of the Day

    Meme of the Day
    How's that for a provocative meme to spark student conversation? When this was shared by the Facebook group The Other 98% back in 2015, one user wrote: "Meanwhile, the immigrant is the one who actually made all the cookies..." -KitJ
  • Jul 22

    DACA Recipient Helps UAC Obtain Asylum

    DACA Recipient Helps UAC Obtain Asylum
    From Yahoo News: When attorney Cesar Vargas first met his teenage client Ivan Ruiz, a newly arrived undocumented immigrant from Honduras, he noticed Ruiz seemed to wear the weight of his traumatic childhood on his sleeve. Ruiz, 15 at the...
  • Jul 22

    Dream Act of 2017 Introduced

    Dream Act of 2017 Introduced
    We have but another DREAM Act proposal. Earlier this week, Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Richard Durbin (D-IL) introduced the DREAM Act of 2017 in the U.S. Senate. The bill provides legal status, as well as a path to citizenship...
Rank this Week: 18

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    RIP Richard Strafer

    RIP Richard Strafer
    RIP Richard Strafer.What a tragedy. Richard was a friend. A really great guy. Brilliant lawyer. He could spot a great issue and crank out a 50-page perfect brief faster than anyone I knew. Here's the DBR obit:Miami criminal appellate lawyer…
  • Jul 20

    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting

    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting
    #SeersuckerDay at the USSC meeting in DC. That's Judge Bill Pryor and Judge Charles Breyer.Judges Pryor and Breyer start new USSC tradition! #SeersuckerDay pic.twitter.com/GY2Xte4TzS— SentencingCommission (@TheUSSCgov) July 19, 2017
  • Jul 19

    Judge Rosenbaum starts her opinion with a GoT quote

    Judge Rosenbaum starts her opinion with a GoT quote
    Judge Rosenbaum starts her opinion with a Game of Thrones quote.  And it's Tyrion Lannister, Hand of Daenerys Targaryen.  Looks like she was watching the premier with the rest of us on Sunday night.  Here's the intro:“A…
Rank this Week: 20

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 19

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: 24

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Botulism Risk Prompts Bush Bean Recall

    Botulism Risk Prompts Bush Bean Recall
    A nationwide baked beans recall has been issued for three varieties of Bush’s Best Baked Beans because a canning defect could allow harmful bacterial growth. Bush is voluntarily recalling certain... Continue Reading
  • Jul 21

    Salmonella Kiambu Outbreak: Yellow Maradol Papaya

    Salmonella Kiambu Outbreak: Yellow Maradol Papaya
    Illnesses in Iowa, 1, Kentucky, 1, Louisiana, 1, Maryland, 5, Massachusetts, 1, Minnesota, 1, New Jersey, 12, New…
  • Jul 20

    Petting Zoo possible link in E. coli Death and Illne

    Petting Zoo possible link in E. coli Death and Illne
    The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that a 5-year-old Wright County boy is fighting for his life after contracting a strain of E. coli that killed his younger sister earlier this week.... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 21

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 23

    To Tell The Truth

    To Tell The Truth
    Sitting by the pool during summer office hours, Dr. Sj handed me the book she was reading and told me, “read the introduction. You’re going to like this.” The book was “The Gatekeepers” by Chris Whipple. She was…
  • Jul 23

    Book Review: The Chickenshit Club

    Book Review: The Chickenshit Club
    The banks and brokerage houses nearly brought America down in the crash of 2008, and yet the United States Department of Justice couldn’t manage to find anyone to prosecute. Like almost anyone paying a little bit of attention to…
  • Jul 22

    Short Take: It’s Who You Know

    Short Take: It’s Who You Know
    A young man, who shall remain nameless as he reached out to me in confidence, expressed dismay upon learning that a pseudonymous twitterer, whose bio claimed to be a criminal defense lawyer, spewed some social justice idiocy at him and, upon…
Rank this Week: 22

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017
    More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid…
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
Rank this Week: 23

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 23

    Quincy Jones Says He's Victim of Financial Elder Abuse, Judge Rejects Claim

    Quincy Jones Says He's Victim of Financial Elder Abuse, Judge Rejects Claim
    In an ongoing war for Michael Jackson royalties, Quincy Jones is now alleging that he has been the victim of elder abuse. The eighty-four-year-old former producer is responsible for some of Michael Jackson's most notable albums, such as:…
  • Jul 23

    Do Billionaires Get Social Security?

    Do Billionaires Get Social Security?
    Billionaires earning their income from work pay a percentage of that income to social security taxes, just like anyone else. So, although they may not need the extra benefits in retirement, the ultra-affluent are entitled to collect a monthly…
  • Jul 22

    Tiger Lily Set to Inherit Million

    Tiger Lily Set to Inherit Million
    Recent speculation indicates the daughter of Paula Yates, an English television actress, and Michael Hutchence, lead singer of INXS, may inherent millions of dollars when she turns twenty-one next week. Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily Hutchence…
Rank this Week: 28

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 26

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Jun 21

    Men’s Divorce Podcast: Understanding Mental Health And Divorce

    Men’s Divorce Podcast: Understanding Mental Health And Divorce
    Each month, the Cordell & Cordell Men’s Divorce Podcast features an in-depth discussion on specific issues that affect men going through the divorce process. In this month’s episode, Cordell & Cordell Managing Partner/CEO…
  • Jun 20

    Cultivating Lasting Happiness After Divorce

    Cultivating Lasting Happiness After Divorce
    As far as traumatic experiences go, it doesn’t get much worse than divorce. In fact, according to the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale, divorce is the second-most stressful life event behind only the death of a spouse. A divorce signals the…
  • Jun 19

    Can A Morality Clause Prevent Me From Dating?

    Can A Morality Clause Prevent Me From Dating?
    Question: I am going through a divorce and recently went through mediation. She drew up a document stating I can’t have any other women around our children (specifically my girlfriend) unless I get married. This basically makes dating…
Rank this Week: 27

Ohio Social Security Disability…

Ohio Social Security Disability Blog

Covers family law, criminal law, and social security SSD/SSI ssues in Ohio. By the Law Offices of John T. Nicholson.

http://www.johntnicholson.com/ohiolawblog/
Rank this Week: 25

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 23

    Divorce Finance

    Divorce Finance
    From Forbes: Divorce is never easy. It represents the end of a way of life you have known for years. Not only could a divorce wear you out emotionally, it could wear you out financially. Even the wealthiest may not...
  • Jul 22

    Penn State Child Sex Abuse Admins Surrender for Jail Sentence

    Penn State Child Sex Abuse Admins Surrender for Jail Sentence
    From The Los Angeles Times: Two former high-ranking Penn State administrators surrendered Saturday morning to serve jail sentences for how they responded to a 2001 complaint about Jerry Sandusky showering with a boy. Former university Vice…
  • Jul 21

    Careers and Divorce Rate

    Careers and Divorce Rate
    From Marketwatch: Marriage problems are more likely for people in some career paths than others. Workers in certain fields are seeing higher divorce rates by age 30, a new analysis of U.S. Census Data from career website Zippia found. The...
Rank this Week: 34

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jul 21

    Richard Posner runs amok. Again.

    Richard Posner runs amok. Again.
    Richard Posner, pp. 72-73 of his new book. Actual quote says "of those states," refers back to "states of the deep South" in prev sentence. https://t.co/5braUI1rYK — Ed Whelan (@EdWhelanEPPC) July... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jul 21

    Fagor LUX Multi Cooker

    Fagor LUX Multi Cooker
    I've wanted a pressure cooker for a long time but hadn't gotten around to getting one. When I finally decided to do so, I discovered the new wave of multi-cookers. In theory, they do it all: brown,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 21

    Bainbridge and Henderson on Limited Liability reviewed

    Bainbridge and Henderson on Limited Liability reviewed
    Professor David Milman of the School of Law at the University of Lancaster reviewed Bainbridge & Henderson's Limited Liability: A Legal and Economic Analysis in vol. 28 of the International... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 29

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Feb 23

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law
    South Texas Law Review is hosting its 23rd Annual Symposium tomorrow, February 24, at the school's downtown campus. Information about this symposium is here. Craig Estlinbaum
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
Rank this Week: 32

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Jan 7

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter

    U.S. charges ex-Haiti coup leader with drug trafficking conspiracy | Reuter
    The leader of a 2004 coup that toppled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, and who had been wanted for more than a decade by U.S. authorities, was charged on Friday in the United States with engaging in drug trafficking and money…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
  • Sep 23

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”

    “Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil”
    The Washington Post on September 18, 2014 released the following: “By John Yoder and Brad Cates John Yoder was director of the Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985. Brad Cates was the director of the…
Rank this Week: 35

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Dec 9

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck

    HeinOnline ScholarCheck
      ScholarCheck is a useful tool for viewing journal articles that have a heavy influence on the subject being researched in HeinOnline. It analyzes articles most cited by other articles and most accessed during a rolling 12-month period.…
  • Dec 7

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisers’ Service Platforms 19 Dec 2015
    Please be informed that a system maintenance will be scheduled on Saturday, 19 Dec 2015 from 18:00 to 23:59 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8).  During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable.  The services will be resumed to…
  • Dec 6

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 33

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Feb 23

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied
    Issues that are beyond the "ken" of ordinary jurors require expert testimony says the First Department in Wadsworth Condos, LLC v Dollinger Gonski & Grossman 2014 NY Slip Op 00930 [114 AD3d 487] February 13, 2014 Appellate Division, First…
  • Feb 20

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"
    Judiciary Law 487, the attorney-deceit statute, part of the common law, is reserved by the Appellate Division for really really bad conduct.  It is not "lightly given."  While proof does not require "clear and convincing" evidence,…
  • Feb 19

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule
    As we discussed yesterday, courts are eager to dismiss legal malpractice cases, early in the case or late, on the question of whether Client can show that "but for" the attorney's negligence there would have been a better economic outcome for…
Rank this Week: 31

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 30

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 23

    A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Object

    A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Object
    In 2018, Cambridge University Press will publish a book titled A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects, edited by Dan Hunter and Claudy Op Den Camp. Inspired by the British Museum/BBC podcast A History of the World in 100...
  • Jul 23

    A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law School

    A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law School
    In March, my co-author Christopher J. Ryan, Jr. and I posted a draft article to SSRN, describing a law school ranking system based on the revealed preferences of law students. The article got some attention from David Bernstein at the...
  • Jul 23

    Stealing Is Stealing, Even In the Name of Art

    Stealing Is Stealing, Even In the Name of Art
    It is almost impossible to imagine, but an Israeli art student made six trips to Auschwitz for the purpose of stealing artifacts, which she then fashioned into an exhibit at one of Israel's leading art schools. As reported by Liel...
Rank this Week: 48

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Jul 23

    Court Can’t Ban Resident From Discussing HOA Online–Fox v. Hamptons at MetroWest Condo

    Court Can’t Ban Resident From Discussing HOA Online–Fox v. Hamptons at MetroWest Condo
    This is the third time this year I’m blogging about homeowners’ associations suppressing online speech (see my posts on the Revock and Milazzo cases). I’m pretty sure HOA online censorship is a growth industry (indeed, my…
  • Jul 18

    1H 2017 Quick Links, Part 4 (Copyright, Patent, More)

    1H 2017 Quick Links, Part 4 (Copyright, Patent, More)
    Copyright * Design Basics, LLC v. Lexington Homes, Inc., 858 F.3d 1093 (7th Cir. 2017). Three noteworthy passages from this case: – “the existence of the plaintiff’s copyrighted materials on the Internet, even on a public…
  • Jul 17

    1H 2017 Quick Links, Part 3 (Google, Facebook, Uber, Airbnb)

    1H 2017 Quick Links, Part 3 (Google, Facebook, Uber, Airbnb)
    Google * Bloomberg: Google Now Scrubbing Private Medical Records From Search Results * Search Engine Land: A deep look at Google’s biggest-ever search quality crisis * Search Engine Land: Google launches new effort to flag upsetting or…
Rank this Week: 41

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 22

    Update on late-game fouling and the "Elam Ending"

    Update on late-game fouling and the "Elam Ending"
    In April I wrote about the proposal from Nick Elam to eliminate late-game fouling basketball by making the end of the game untimed and playing to a target score (+7 of the leading team when the clock is turned off in the final minute). The…
  • Jul 22

    CFP: National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholar

    CFP: National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholar
    The Rehnquist Center is pleased to announce the inaugural National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars. The conference will be held at the Westward Look Resort in Tucson, Arizona, on March 16-17, 2018. Its goal is to create a vibrant…
  • Jul 22

    Sponsored Post: Introducing students to legal research

    Sponsored Post: Introducing students to legal research
    The following post is by Robert C. Berring, Jr. (Berkeley) and is sponsored by West Academic The first-year law student encounters a daunting task. If she did not spend a few years working as a legal assistant or did not grow up in a family…
Rank this Week: 47

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: 42

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 40

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Jul 21

    P. v. Super. Ct., S232639

    P. v. Super. Ct., S232639
    Common law v. statute: (…) The general rule that we do not presume the Legislature intends to abrogate the common law unless it clearly and unequivocally says so. (Reynolds v. Bement (2005) 36 Cal.4th 1075 (Reynolds)). Reynolds, supra,…
  • Jul 21

    Kokesh v. SEC, Docket 16-529

    Kokesh v. SEC, Docket 16-529
    SEC enforcement proceedings (disgorgement): Statute of limitations:The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) pos­sesses authority to investigate violations of federal securities laws and to commence enforcement actions in…
  • Jul 14

    Ryan v. Rosenfeld, S232582

    Ryan v. Rosenfeld, S232582
    Appeal: Dismissal: Motion to vacate: Postjudgment orders:Is the denial of a motion to vacate the judgment under Code of Civil Procedure section 663 separately appealable?Section 663 of the Code of Civil Procedure allows an aggrieved party in…
Rank this Week: 53

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 21

    Why I Help Escort Women to the Doors of Kentucky’s Last Abortion Clinic

    Why I Help Escort Women to the Doors of Kentucky’s Last Abortion Clinic
    A clinic escort discusses her work and how she's preparing for a week of large anti-abortion protests at her clinic. Beginning this weekend, the anti-abortion group Operation Save America will descend on Louisville, Kentucky, in an attempt to…
  • Jul 21

    Remembering Norman Dorsen

    Remembering Norman Dorsen
    Dorsen was a civil liberties hero who guided the ACLU through one of its most challenging times. On July 1, 2017, former ACLU President Norman Dorsen died due to complications from a stroke. Susan Herman, current president of the ACLU and a…
  • Jul 21

    North Carolina’s Rewrite of HB2 Is Nothing More Than a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

    North Carolina’s Rewrite of HB2 Is Nothing More Than a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing
    HB 142 still enshrines discrimination against trans people into state law. When North Carolina lawmakers in March passed a fake "repeal" of House Bill 2, the state’s sweeping anti-LGBT law, we promised we would continue our fight for…
Rank this Week: 46

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 21

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Ohio Murderers Seek Execution Stay:  Three condemned Ohio murderers are asking U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to stay their executions on Eighth Amendment grounds.  The Associated Press reports that after losing a ruling by…
  • Jul 21

    Physician-Assisted Suicide

    Physician-Assisted Suicide
    Netherlands MP Kees van der Staaij has this critical op-ed in the WSJ on that country's assisted suicide law.CJLF has not taken a position on this issue....
  • Jul 20

    Reconsideration Denied in Sanctuary Cities Case

    Reconsideration Denied in Sanctuary Cities Case
    Two months ago, I noted that Attorney General Sessions had formally clarified the scope of the defunding provision of President Trump's Executive Order 13768 on so-called sanctuary cities and federal grants. See also this post from April on…
Rank this Week: 51

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 21

    Big Data as a Misleading Facility

    Big Data as a Misleading Facility
    Giuseppe Colangelo, LUISS Guido Carli, Department of Business and Management; University of Basilicata, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Economics and Mariateresa Maggiolino, Bocconi University - Department of Legal Studies;…
  • Jul 21

    UvA economists crack Libor and Euribor scandals as cartel

    UvA economists crack Libor and Euribor scandals as cartel
    From the press release: UvA economists crack Libor and Euribor scandals as cartels 19 July 2017 Researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) have cracked the manipulation…
  • Jul 21

    Pharmaceutical M&A Activity: Effects on Prices, Innovation, and Competition

    Pharmaceutical M&A Activity: Effects on Prices, Innovation, and Competition
    Barak D. Richman, Duke University - School of Law, Will Mitchell, Duke University - Fuqua School of Business; University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management, Elena Vidal, Baruch College - City University of New York, and Kevin A.…
Rank this Week: 38

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Petitions of the day

    Petitions of the day
    The petitions of the day are: Lagos v. United States 16-1519 Issue: Whether 18 U.S.C. § 3663A(b)(4) covers costs for reimbursement under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act that were “neither required nor…
  • Jul 21

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    In The Economist, Steven Mazie reports that the Supreme Court’s entry-ban ruling on Wednesday was “a win for family members in Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Syria and Yemen seeking visas to visit relatives in America,” but…
  • Jul 20

    Petitions of the day

    Petitions of the day
    The petitions of the day are: Hernandez v. Crespo 16-1458 Issue: Whether the Federal Arbitration Act pre-empts a state law that dictates onerous terms and conditions which must be included in private arbitration agreements between…
Rank this Week: 52