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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/
  • Mar 24

    Trump Blames Dems For Failure of Health Care Bill

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

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    There are many things more interesting in the world to discuss than Donald Trump, that don't leave you wanting to take a shower. Univision/Netflix has announced the lead for its new original series based on the life of Joaquin "El…
  • Mar 23

    Senate Votes to Repeal Internet Privacy Rule

    Senate Votes to Repeal Internet Privacy Rule
    The Senate has voted to repeal internet privacy rules enacted under President Obama: According to the rules approved by the Federal Communications Commission in October under then-President Barack Obama, internet providers would need to…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Comment on Sentencing of Kristen Ayala

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

    California Mortgage Elimination Scheme Eliminated

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

    Jury Finds Bank President Guilty of Fraud

    Jury Finds Bank President Guilty of Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Anthony J. Atkins, 51, Eufaula, Alabama, was convicted by a Federal Jury after a 5-day trial, of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, four counts of false statements to a federally insured financial institution, bank fraud,…
Rank this Week: 3

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 4

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Mar 25

    [Ilya Somin] Gorsuch is right about Chevron deference

    [Ilya Somin] Gorsuch is right about Chevron deference
    Perhaps the most distinctive aspect of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s jurisprudence is his opposition to “Chevron deference”: the doctrine (first imposed by a 1984 Supreme Court decision) that requires judges to defer…
  • Mar 25

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Another federal judge questions Chevron deference

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Another federal judge questions Chevron deference
    Even before he was nominated to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch’s criticism of the Chevron doctrine attracted attention. Although some portray his concerns as extreme, he’s hardly the only federal judge to have concerns…
  • Mar 24

    [Eugene Volokh] Crime on the virtual street: Haptics, algics and assault

    [Eugene Volokh] Crime on the virtual street: Haptics, algics and assault
    I’m blogging excerpts this week and next week from Mark Lemley and my new article, “Law, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality.” (Click on the link to see the whole article, including footnotes.) This post is from the…
Rank this Week: 5

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: 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/
  • Mar 25

    RIGHT WILL TRUMP WRONG

    RIGHT WILL TRUMP WRONG
    Dear Lucas, What happens when lives are at risk? Americans resist. Thanks to bipartisan opposition and a united Democratic party, Paul Ryan's plan to repeal the ACA and replace it with TrumpCare failed. They couldn't even bring it to a…
  • Mar 24

    FILIBUSTER GORSUCH!

    FILIBUSTER GORSUCH!
    Lucas, despite Neil Gorsuch's awful record and unwavering commitment to billionaires and corporations, some Senate Democrats aren't ready to fight his confirmation to the Supreme Court, because they're afraid of a bigger evil down the…
  • Mar 24

    HANGING WITH THE BOYZ

    HANGING WITH THE BOYZ
    Nathan Morris, Wanya Morris, and Shawn Stockman of BOYZIIMEN Great bunch of guys. Enjoyed hanging with them.
Rank this Week: 7

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Mar 24

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The National Health Service (Mandate Requirements) Regulations 2017 The Gas and Electricity (Consumer Complaints Handling Standards) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 The Universal Credit (Tenant Incentive Scheme) Amendment Regulations 2017 The…
  • Mar 24

    Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust – Litigation Future

    Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust – Litigation Future
    ‘The issue of costs budgets continues to occupy court time with The Honourable Mrs Justice Carr DBE the latest, and most senior, judge to give consideration to what, if any, weight an approved costs budget had when the bill of costs was…
  • Mar 24

    Councils struggle to meet duties under Children Act – Local Government Lawyer

    Councils struggle to meet duties under Children Act – Local Government Lawyer
    ‘Some local authorities are no longer fulfilling their statutory duties to children and nearly nine out of ten local authorities are finding it “increasingly challenging”, according to a new report from the All Party…
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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Mar 25

    Federal judge affirms Trump's authority to revisit travel ban

    Federal judge affirms Trump's authority to revisit travel ban
    On Friday a judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia [official website] released an opinion [text, PDF] affirming Trump’s authority to issue his second travel ban executive order. Despite arguments that the…
  • Mar 25

    Federal judge orders Florida to amend death certificates to recognize same-sex couple

    Federal judge orders Florida to amend death certificates to recognize same-sex couple
    [JURIST] US Federal Judge Robert Hinkle on Thursday ruled [opinion, PDF] that the state of Florida must comply with the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges and permit same-sex partners to have their names added to the death…
  • Mar 25

    Trump healthcare bill withdrawn from Congress due to lack of vote

    Trump healthcare bill withdrawn from Congress due to lack of vote
    [JURIST] President Donald Trump’s healthcare bill was withdrawn from Congress [H.R. 1628 actions] on Friday after pushback from moderate Republicans and Democrats. Introduced to fulfill one of Trump’s biggest campaign promises,…
Rank this Week: 11

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Argument preview: Immigration, ineffective assistance and plea bargaining

    Argument preview: Immigration, ineffective assistance and plea bargaining
    Over 95% of criminal cases in the federal system end in a plea bargain, rather than going to trial. One such case is that of Jae Lee, who in 2009 pleaded guilty to possession of ecstasy with the intent to distribute it. Lee was sentenced to…
  • Mar 24

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Garner v. Colorado 16-857 Issue: Whether, when the actual basis for counsel’s acts or omissions was unreasonable, a court may nevertheless hold, based on an invented rationale, that defense…
  • Mar 24

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Murr v. Wisconsin Howell v. Howell Microsoft Corp. v. Baker Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark…
Rank this Week: 10

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
Rank this Week: 12

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 13

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 14

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Mar 17

    She Does it Again

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

    IRL (R-27) Says No

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

    Must be Reform

    Must be Reform
    A friend writes, Gathered with some friends last night to read the Megillah. This year we replaced the name of the villain Haman with “Donald” as we spun our groggers. Most satisfying. The post Must be Reform appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 15

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 23

    Bail Reform: New Directions for Pretrial Detention and Release

    Bail Reform: New Directions for Pretrial Detention and Release
    Stevenson, Megan and Mayson, Sandra G., Bail Reform: New Directions for Pretrial Detention and Release (March 13, 2017). In Academy for Justice, A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna ed., 2017, Forthcoming).; U of…
  • Mar 23

    Digital divide persists in America

    Digital divide persists in America
    Pew FACTANK – “Nearly 30 years after the debut of the World Wide Web, internet use, broadband adoption and smartphone ownership have grown rapidly for all Americans – including those who are less well off financially. But…
  • Mar 23

    Sentieo Trump Tracker: Follow The President’s Impact on Your Investment

    Sentieo Trump Tracker: Follow The President’s Impact on Your Investment
    Senteio Blog: “Today, we are excited to introduce the Trump Tracker. It’s a bot that constantly scans new public financial documents for mentions of President Trump. These documents include all SEC filings, conference call…
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/
  • Mar 23

    Trend is law firms moving blogs off websites : ABA publication

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

    Access to legal services : Only if lawyers communicate like public

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

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

    Legaltech companies at ABA Techshow : Give love to get love on social media
    The ABA Techshow, one of the largest legal tech gatherings of the year, runs the rest of this week in Chicago. Legal technology companies, new and old, will be there in spades. All seeking attention. All wanting the love.…
Rank this Week: 18

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: 19

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 25

    ADA: “Needle-Phobic Pharmacist Loses $1.8 Million on Appeal”

    ADA: “Needle-Phobic Pharmacist Loses $1.8 Million on Appeal”
    “Reversing and remanding a $1.8 million jury verdict, the Second Circuit found Tuesday that Rite Aid was justified in firing a needle-phobic pharmacist who refused to administer immunizations.” [Courthouse News] The man’s…
  • Mar 25

    Report: USDA inspectors wrote up meat packing owner over pamphlets in breakroom

    Report: USDA inspectors wrote up meat packing owner over pamphlets in breakroom
    According to reports last month in the religious press, the owner of a small meat-packing operation in western Michigan left some pamphlets around in the breakroom reflecting his views on same-sex marriage (opposed) and got written up for it…
  • Mar 24

    Regulation magazine turns 40

    Regulation magazine turns 40
    “Forty years and going strong: Regulation magazine.” I look back with enormous fondness at the years I spent there. [Cato Institute Tumblr; anniversary issue with overview essay by Peter Van Doren and Thomas Firey; David Henderson…
Rank this Week: 20

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
  • Mar 22

    OPINIONS – March 21, 2017

    OPINIONS – March 21, 2017
    Matter of David Tennant PR 16-0233 2017 MT 66 Attorney Discipline – Discipline-Formal Complaint Friedel v. Lindeen DA 16-0358 2017 MT 65 Civil – Bad Faith and Unfair Dealing Thomas v. Liberty Northwest Insuran DA 16-0491 2017 MT…
  • Mar 16

    OPINIONS – March 14, 2017

    OPINIONS – March 14, 2017
    State v. Forsythe DA 14-0750 2017 MT 61 Criminal – Assault-Partner/Family State v. C. Harrison DA 14-0799 2017 MT 60 Criminal – DUI-Felony
  • Mar 14

    OPINIONS – March 14, 2017

    OPINIONS – March 14, 2017
    State v. A. Pippen DA 16-0171 2017 MT 59N Criminal – DUI-Felony City of G.F. v. M. Allderdice DA 15-0231 2017 MT 58 Criminal – City Court Appeal Swanson v. Consumer Direct DA 16-0380 2017 MT 57 Civil – Wrongful Death City of…
Rank this Week: 21

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/
  • Mar 25

    Indiana Inmates Could Have Computer Tablets by End of Year

    Indiana Inmates Could Have Computer Tablets by End of Year
    3-25-17 Indiana: Indiana prison officials have proposed providing inmates with computer tablets in an effort to help them connect with family and further their educations. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana prison officials have proposed…
  • Mar 25

    House OKs bill barring sex offenders from park work

    House OKs bill barring sex offenders from park work
    3-25-17 Illinois: Despite objections from state Rep. Steven Andersson (R-Geneva), the House passed a bill on Thursday that prohibits Illinois park districts from retaining a volunteer who has been found to be a sex offender. Anderson argued…
  • Mar 24

    California prisons to free 9,500 inmates in 4 year

    California prisons to free 9,500 inmates in 4 year
    3-24-17 California: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Corrections officials adopted new criminal sentencing rules on Friday that aim to trim California’s prison population by 9,500 inmates after four years. They include steps like reducing…
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • Mar 22

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case

    Using Bank Statements in Child Support and Divorce Case
    Bank statements can be a very valuable tool in child support and divorce cases, particularly when one party has not been forthcoming about income an expenses. We can look at deposits to draw conclusions about income, and the level of…
  • Mar 20

    Big Name Tax Prep Services Are a Waste of Money

    Big Name Tax Prep Services Are a Waste of Money
    You need your personal taxes done and they’re not that complex, so you think you’ll just run right over to H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt, Liberty Tax Service, or some other tax preparation franchise. It’s easy and they must…
  • Mar 16

    Using a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce Case

    Using a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce Case
    How is a lifestyle analysis used in a divorce case? Attorney Miles Mason discusses how he uses the report, more specifically the numbers that he is most concerned about. <iframe src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/KzlwvKX_P6k”…
Rank this Week: 24

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: 23

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 24

    Upstream Monopoly and Downstream Information Sharing

    Upstream Monopoly and Downstream Information Sharing
    Pio Baake, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Andreas Harasser, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) analyze Upstream Monopoly and Downstream Information Sharing. ABSTRACT: We analyze a vertical structure…
  • Mar 24

    Vertical Integration and Product Availability in the Movie Theater Industry

    Vertical Integration and Product Availability in the Movie Theater Industry
    In Kyung Kim, Nazarbayev University and Vladyslav Nora, Nazarbayev University examine Vertical Integration and Product Availability in the Movie Theater Industry. ABSTRACT: We examine the effects of integration between distribution and…
  • Mar 24

    Sokol's Guide to the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting

    Sokol's Guide to the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting
    Next week is the ABA Antitrust Law 2017 Spring Meeting. It is an amazing event and kudos to the ABA leadership and staff for putting together such a wonderful set of programs. The ability to manage such a large conference...
Rank this Week: 25

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
  • Mar 23

    Germany: Legal Consequences of the Draft Legislation on Child Marriage

    Germany: Legal Consequences of the Draft Legislation on Child Marriage
    On 17 February 2017, the German government presented a legislative draft on child marriage that represents a significant departure from current court practice (the text of the draft is available here). The legal status quo envisages a…
  • Mar 22

    Brexit and PIL, Over and Over

    Brexit and PIL, Over and Over
    The abandonment of the EU by the UK is at the root of many doubts concerning the legal regime of cross-border private relationships. Little by little the panorama begins to clear up as the expectations and objectives of the UK are made…
  • Mar 22

    ERA Conference on European Insolvency Law

    ERA Conference on European Insolvency Law
    On 8-9 June 2017, the Academy of European Law (ERA) will host a conference on European Insolvency Law under the title: “Insolvency Proceedings within the EU: Latest Developments” at the ERA conference center in Trier (Germany).…
Rank this Week: 26

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 27

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 25

    Muller:Average Inflation-Adjusted Student Debt Declined At 71% Of Law Schools Over Past Three Year

    Muller:Average Inflation-Adjusted Student Debt Declined At 71% Of Law Schools Over Past Three Year
    Following up on last week's post, 2018 U.S News Law School Rankings: Average Student Debt: Derek Muller (Pepperdine), Most Law Schools Have Become More Affordable in the Last Three Years: It seems like a crazy headline, but it turns out that…
  • Mar 25

    Amazon Beats IRS In $1.5 Billion Tax Court Case

    Amazon Beats IRS In $1.5 Billion Tax Court Case
    Seattle Times, Amazon Wins $1.5 Billion Tax Battle With IRS: Amazon.com scored a big victory Thursday against the IRS in a case that the company says could have cost it about $1.5 billion [Amazon.com v. Commissioner, 148 T.C. No. 8 (Mar. 23,…
  • Mar 25

    A Day In The Life Of Deanell Tacha

    A Day In The Life Of Deanell Tacha
    A day in the life of Pepperdine Dean Deanell Tacha: Thursday morning: testify before Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C.: Thursday evening: cheer on Kansas basketball team's Sweet 16 win over Purdue in Kansas City: Photo credit:…
Rank this Week: 28

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 24

    Introducing Daniela Alaattinoğlu

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

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

    Gender-Sensitive Reparations in the I.V. v. Bolivia Case: A Missed Opportunity?
      The human rights and feminist lawyers were hopeful. Finally a decision on forced sterilization from the Inter-American Court. Deprived of the remedial austerity of its Strasbourg equivalent, and with a harder legal force than the CEDAW…
  • Mar 23

    Advanced Summer Programme Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges and Dilemma

    Advanced Summer Programme Countering Terrorism: Legal Challenges and Dilemma
    28 August – 1 September 2017, The Hague Fee: € 1695 Registration: http://www.asser.nl/CT2017 Registration deadline: 23 July 2017 Venue: T.M.C. Asser Instituut Contact: educationtraining@asser.nl Overview In the past years,…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 30

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Mar 25

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Sex and the Constitution" by Stone

    Legal Theory Bookworm: &quot;Sex and the Constitution&quot; by Stone
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America's Origins to the Twenty-First Century by Geoffrey R. Stone. Here is a description: There has never been a book like Sex and the Constitution,…
  • Mar 25

    Download of the Week: "Our Principled Constitution" by Berman

    Download of the Week: &quot;Our Principled Constitution&quot; by Berman
    The Download of the Week is Our Principled Constitution by Mitchell N. Berman. Here is the abstract: Suppose that one of us contends, and the other denies, that transgender persons have constitutional rights to be treated in accord with…
  • Mar 24

    Marsden on Fox on Global Antitrust

    Marsden on Fox on Global Antitrust
    Philip Marsden (College of Europe) & Spencer Weber Waller (Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law - Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies) have posted Citizen Fox: The Global Antitrust Vision of Eleanor Fox on SSRN. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 31

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Friday Night Food Recall: Malachite Green and Leucomalachite Green and Rubber with Plastic

    Friday Night Food Recall: Malachite Green and Leucomalachite Green and Rubber with Plastic
    Lakes Farm Raised Catfish Inc., a Dundee, Miss. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,695 pounds of siluriformes fish (catfish) products that may be adulterated with residues of public health concern, specifically... Continue Reading
  • Mar 24

    Raw Milk and Guacamole Recalled over Listeria

    Raw Milk and Guacamole Recalled over Listeria
    New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball is warning consumers in Oneida County and the surrounding area not to consume unpasteurized raw milk from the... Continue Reading
  • Mar 21

    Soy Nut Butter E. coli Outbreak Expands to 23

    Soy Nut Butter E. coli Outbreak Expands to 23
    7 with hemolytic uremic syndrome – 23 with E. coli O157:H7 in Arizona 4, California 5, Maryland 1, Missouri 1, New Jersey 1, Oregon 6, Virginia 2,  Washington 2, Wisconsin... Continue Reading
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

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
  • Feb 16

    Three Concerns the Senate Committee Should Raise with David Friedman

    Three Concerns the Senate Committee Should Raise with David Friedman
    Ambassadors are on the front lines of diplomacy, where they can head off conflict or be the cause of the next war.  They must not have any conflicts-of-interest or appearance of conflict and definitely not be involved in unlawful…
  • Jan 27

    Ethiopia: Zone 9

    Ethiopia: Zone 9
    At the end of 2016 Amnesty International published a report titled Ethiopia Offline: Evidence of Social Media Blocking and Internet Censorship in Ethiopia. This report documented how social media and networks in Addis Ababa and the Oromia…
  • Jan 26

    Trump’s Global Gag Rule a blow for women’s rights and lives.

    Trump’s Global Gag Rule a blow for women’s rights and lives.
    A mere two days after millions of people marched around the word with and in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, President Donald J. Trump announced the “Global Gag Rule,” a major blow to women’s rights…
Rank this Week: 33

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Mar 24

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

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

    Cornell Law Students To Join Techies on Roosevelt Island

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

    Proposed Trump Budget Would End Legal Services Corp.

    Proposed Trump Budget Would End Legal Services Corp.
    A budget proposed by President Donald Trump would eliminate funding for the Legal Services Corp., which funds civil legal aid to the poor.
Rank this Week: 35

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 36

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    New Volume: Recueil des Cour

    New Volume: Recueil des Cour
    Volume 381 of the Recueil des Cours, Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law is out. Contents include:Volume 381Erik Jayme, Les langues et le droit international privé George Bermann, Arbitration and Private…
  • Mar 24

    Thirlway: Professor Baxter’s Legacy: Still Paradoxical?

    Thirlway: Professor Baxter’s Legacy: Still Paradoxical?
    Hugh Thirlway (formerly, Graduate Institute of International Studies) has posted an ESIL Reflection on Professor Baxter’s Legacy: Still Paradoxical?
  • Mar 24

    Cardinal & Mégret: The Other 'Other': Moors, International Law and the Origin of the Colonial Matrix

    Cardinal &amp; M&eacute;gret: The Other 'Other': Moors, International Law and the Origin of the Colonial Matrix
    Pierre-Alexandre Cardinal (McGill Univ. - Law) & Frédéric Mégret (McGill Univ. - Law) have posted The Other 'Other': Moors, International Law and the Origin of the Colonial Matrix (in New Approaches to the History of…
Rank this Week: 37

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 25

    Love Wins in Louisiana

    Love Wins in Louisiana
    Alvaro M. Huerta of the National Immigration Law Center spent Wednesday morning reminding a court that, despite how far we’ve come, our nation still needs to protect the freedom to marry. The client, Viet “Victor” Anh Vo, was denied…
  • Mar 25

    Debating the big questions on immigration: What rights do immigrants have — and is the president free to bar them?

    Debating the big questions on immigration: What rights do immigrants have — and is the president free to bar them?
    Anis Shivan on Salon has pulled together a panel of experts to discuss the constitutional rights of immigrants, immigrant rights, presidential powers and the dark lessons of history. The experts include: John S.W. Park is chair and professor…
  • Mar 25

    University of California is moving forward with Mexican initiative, regardless of Trump action

    University of California is moving forward with Mexican initiative, regardless of Trump action
    Teresa Watanabe for the Los Angeles Times reports that University of California President Janet Napolitano is headed to Mexico next week to reassure leaders there that UC remains committed to academic collaboration — even if some of it,…
Rank this Week: 38

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 39

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Bicyclist Killed in La Palma Car Accident

    Bicyclist Killed in La Palma Car Accident
    A man in his 30s suffered fatal injuries in a bicycle accident after he was struck by a sedan. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred when the man was riding his bike along La Palma Avenue just west of…
  • Mar 13

    Woman and Pet Injured in San Diego Dog Attack

    Woman and Pet Injured in San Diego Dog Attack
    Dawn Fenner, a resident of San Marcos, says she and her pet were injured in a dog attack when they were walking home near Pyramid Lake. According to a 10News.com report, Fenner says an off-leash pit bull charged at her and her dog. The pit…
  • Mar 8

    Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Pedestrian in Pacific Palisade

    Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Pedestrian in Pacific Palisade
    Police in Pacific Palisades are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a pedestrian. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early morning on March 8, 2017 near Pacific Coast Highway and Sunset…
Rank this Week: 40

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    Religion Clause To Take A Publication Break

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

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Rafael Domingo, Theology and Jurisprudence. A Good Partnership?, (Journal of Law and Religion, 32, 2017, Forthcoming).Rafael Domingo, The Constitutional Justification of Religion, (March 9, 2017).Christine P. Bartholomew, Exorcising…
  • Mar 18

    Ministerial Exception Does Not Apply To Exercise Science Teacher At Christian University

    Ministerial Exception Does Not Apply To Exercise Science Teacher At Christian University
    In Richardson v. Northwest Christian University, (D OR, March 16, 2017), an unmarried professor of exercise science at a Christian university sued for discrimination after she was fired because she became pregnant out of wedlock and refused…
Rank this Week: 41

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: 42

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 25

    How Afraid of Dying Are You?

    How Afraid of Dying Are You?
    Oddly enough, atheists and extremely religious individuals have something in common: they are among the individuals least afraid of dying. Research suggests that those who lack belief in a higher power seek comfort in death. On the other…
  • Mar 25

    Why We Should Not Use "Elderspeak" with Dementia Patient

    Why We Should Not Use "Elderspeak" with Dementia Patient
    Oftentimes, names like “sweetie” or “dear” signal terms of endearment, but why might this gesture be taken as patronizing? A new study shows that elders suffering from dementia are usually exposed to “elderspeak”—a loud, slow…
  • Mar 24

    Alexia Echevarria Acuses Stepsons of Seizing Her Assets After Husband's Death

    Alexia Echevarria Acuses Stepsons of Seizing Her Assets After Husband's Death
    Alexia Echevarria recently filed court documents, alleging that her stepsons are attempting to seize her Miami Beach mansion and Maserati only months after her husband’s death. Both sons are heirs to their father’s estate and co-personal…
Rank this Week: 43

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Motorcycle Accident

    Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Motorcycle Accident
    A man suffered life-threatening injuries in an Anaheim motorcycle accident. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 13, 2017 on Lincoln Avenue near Empire Street.…
  • Mar 8

    Three Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Tarzana

    Three Injured in Suspected DUI Crash in Tarzana
    Three people were injured in a car accident in Tarzana, which officials say, involved a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the crash occurred the afternoon of March 5, 2017 near North Yolanda Avenue…
  • Feb 14

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed in South Los Angele

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed in South Los Angele
    A 69-year-old man was killed in a South Los Angeles pedestrian accident, which officials said, involved a suspected hit-and-run driver. According to a KABC news report, a vehicle was going south on Broadway early morning on February 11, 2017…
Rank this Week: 44

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    Kyle Bass loses challenge to MS drug Tecfidera on US Patent 8,399,514 in IPR2015-01993

    Kyle Bass loses challenge to MS drug Tecfidera on US Patent 8,399,514 in IPR2015-01993
    Kyle Bass lost his attack on Biogen's MS drug Tecfidera.The issue was one of obviousness, and the case turned on "unexpected" results.Curiously, while the Board relied on the testimony of Biogen's experts, the Board was somewhat dismissive of…
  • Mar 24

    TVIIM case at CAFC illustrates hazards of not contesting claim construction

    TVIIM case at CAFC illustrates hazards of not contesting claim construction
    The CAFC affirmed ND Cal and TVIIM lost:TVIIM, LLC (“TVIIM”) sued McAfee, Inc. (“McAfee”)in the United States District Court for the NorthernDistrict of California for infringement of U.S. Patent No.6,889,168…
  • Mar 23

    Max Planck loses its appeal for legal fees against the University of Utah

    Max Planck loses its appeal for legal fees against the University of Utah
    This part of the University of Utah v. Max-Planck saga over the Tuschl RNAi patentsinvolved a denial of an appeal by Planck to get attorneys fees:Defendants-Appellants (“Max Planck”) appeal a decisionof the United States District…
Rank this Week: 46