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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/
  • Feb 6

    Saturday Open Thread

    Saturday Open Thread
    There's another GOP Debate tonight. I'm not wtching. The Super Bowl is tomorrow and probably won't watch that either but that's cuz I'm really work busy. I'm a big Cam fan so pulling for anthers. Open Thread. [[ This is a content…
  • Feb 5

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Thread [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Feb 4

    Belated Post Debate Thread

    Belated Post Debate Thread
    Sorry. Should have put up a thread. Update (TL): Thanks, BTD. I didn't even realize there was a debate tonight until just now. That's how studiously I've been avoiding news about New Hampshire. Here's an AP recap of the first half. [[…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Investment Fraud Scheme Indictment

    Investment Fraud Scheme Indictment
    Angelo Alleca, 46, Buffalo, New York, and Mark Morrow, 54, Cincinnati, Ohio, were arraigned on charges of orchestrating a multi-million dollar investment fraud scheme.  The Defendants marketed several funds that were supposed…
  • Feb 2

    Hard Money Lender Convicted in Ponzi Scheme

    Hard Money Lender Convicted in Ponzi Scheme
    Thomas Franklin Tarbutton, 56, Newport Beach, California, a hard money lender, was convicted by a jury of embezzling over $3 million from investors in a Ponzi real estate-mortgage investment fraud scheme. Between 2004 and 2010, Tarbutton…
  • Feb 2

    Six Year Sentence in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme

    Six Year Sentence in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme
    Randy Poulson, 44, Woolwich Township, New Jersey, was sentenced to 72 months in prison for scamming distressed homeowners into giving him their houses and then soliciting fake real estate investments from private investors –…
Rank this Week: 3

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Dec 29

    Unjust Punishment of a One Time Offender

    Unjust Punishment of a One Time Offender
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By DG: My time on the registry has been nothing short of a nightmare that you never wake. My crime was sexual assault of a child, sounds and…
  • Dec 29

    Life lesson

    Life lesson
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By TC: We'll here it goes. I had a girlfriend and she had a daughter. We meet at our work. We started dating and after awhile we moved in…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Feb 5

    Criminals with UK children cannot be automatically deported, says EU court – The Guardian

    Criminals with UK children cannot be automatically deported, says EU court – The Guardian
    ‘The EU’s top court has told the home secretary, Theresa May, she cannot deport a Moroccan mother with a British-born son simply because she has a criminal record.’ Full story The Guardian, 4th February 2016 Source:…
  • Feb 5

    Examination of child witnesses not in violation of Article 6 – UK Human Rights Blog

    Examination of child witnesses not in violation of Article 6 – UK Human Rights Blog
    ‘Mark William Patrick MacLennan v Her Majesty’s Advocate, [2015] HCJAC 128. The High Court has refused an appeal under Article 6 on the lack of effective cross-examination of child witness, but has provided interesting commentary…
  • Feb 5

    Bedroom tax challenge success – UK Human Rights Blog

    Bedroom tax challenge success – UK Human Rights Blog
    ‘The Court of Appeal has given its judgment in a conjoined appeal of two of the latest challenges to the bedroom tax/removal of spare room subsidy (delete as you see fit), holding that it was unlawfully discriminatory in its application…
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Feb 6

    NO TOLERANCE FOR GENITAL MUTILATION

    NO TOLERANCE FOR GENITAL MUTILATION
    ICE, FBI recognize International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation WASHINGTON — Feb. 6 marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. U.S.…
  • Feb 6

    CO-OP LIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

    CO-OP LIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
    Ask Real Estate By RONDA KAYSEN A Well-Connected Tenant I live in a co-op building with some rent-regulated tenants. One of them happens to work for a city agency that deals with housing. He routinely uses his position to file…
  • Feb 5

    LOOKING FOR ZAK THE BAKER

    LOOKING FOR ZAK THE BAKER
    Where's Zak? There he is! @ Zak The Baker (Miami)
Rank this Week: 6

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: 7

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: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Briefly: At Constitution Daily, Lyle Denniston looks at the Constitution’s Take Care Clause, at issue in United States v. Texas, the challenge to the Obama administration’s deferred-action policy for immigration, and notes that if…
  • Feb 4

    The immigration case, made simple

    The immigration case, made simple
    Next week, the blog will publish a series of articles — a symposium — on the major immigration case now under review by the Supreme Court: United States v. Texas.  The Justices will hold a hearing on the case in late April.…
  • Feb 4

    Government vigorously defends “Clean Power Plan”

    Government vigorously defends “Clean Power Plan”
    Arguing that opponents of its new plan to reduce carbon pollution from existing electricity-generating plants are exaggerating the impact, the Obama administration urged the Supreme Court on Thursday not to impose any delay while the…
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 6

    Turkey must control number of refugees, EU say

    Turkey must control number of refugees, EU say
    Turkey must ensure that fewer refugees enter Greece by the time EU leaders meet later this month, European Commissioner Johannes Hahn said Saturday. Hahn stated [Reuters report] that a reduction was expected when Turkey agreed to an action…
  • Feb 6

    UN expert: conflict in Sudan must end immediately

    UN expert: conflict in Sudan must end immediately
    The UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, on Friday called for an end [press release] to conflict in Darfur between the Sudanese government and the Sudan Liberation Army/Abdul Wahid which may…
  • Feb 6

    HRW: Guinea must protect telephone privacy

    HRW: Guinea must protect telephone privacy
    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday sent a letter [text] to Guinea Prime Minister Mamady Youla, urging him to ensure that any government oversight on telecommunications respects individual privacy. On January 6, 2016, the…
Rank this Week: 11

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

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Feb 5

    Julian Assange’s 3.5 Year Detainment in Embassy Ruled Unlawful

    Julian Assange’s 3.5 Year Detainment in Embassy Ruled Unlawful
    A UN body has determined that UK and Swedish authorities have unlawfully detained the WikiLeaks founder in the Ecuadorean embassy, where he has been living in asylum since 2012 to avoid arrest. The post Julian Assange’s 3.5 Year…
  • Feb 4

    Snowden’s Chronicler Reveals Her Own Life Under Surveillance

    Snowden’s Chronicler Reveals Her Own Life Under Surveillance
    In a journal and FBI files shared as part of her Whitney Museum exhibit, Laura Poitras finally turns her lens of observation onto herself. The post Snowden’s Chronicler Reveals Her Own Life Under Surveillance appeared first on WIRED.
  • Feb 3

    Someone (Mostly) 3-D Printed a Working Semi-Automatic Gun

    Someone (Mostly) 3-D Printed a Working Semi-Automatic Gun
    Another incremental step in the evolution of digital DIY weapons. The post Someone (Mostly) 3-D Printed a Working Semi-Automatic Gun appeared first on WIRED.
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/
  • Feb 5

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Chipotle, WiFi, Fair Use

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Chipotle, WiFi, Fair Use
    It’s time to call it a wrap on another week. But as we do so, we wrap up as usual with one more Top 10. Though I linked to this in the other post, be sure to check out this week’s LXBN Leaders profile on the work being done by…
  • Feb 5

    Patents, Quebec Employment, Capital Markets, Estate Planning, Copyrights: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network

    Patents, Quebec Employment, Capital Markets, Estate Planning, Copyrights: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network
    Wow, it was quite the week for launches on the LexBlog Network, as we have five new publications joining us. They look great, and they’re from some very impressive firms. Let’s jump into it. First up, we have a new one from a firm…
  • Feb 4

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Green Chemistry, Oil Prices, More Privacy Shield

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Green Chemistry, Oil Prices, More Privacy Shield
    Checking in a little late here, but we still have today’s Top 10. As could be expected, there’s still a lot of commentary on the Privacy Shield. Also, some great law firm marketing and management stuff today, too. Total posts on…
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/
  • Feb 2

    Just Got My Advance Copy of ‘Robot Law’!

    Just Got My Advance Copy of ‘Robot Law’!
    This is exciting: just got my first copy of “Robot Law,” a book I edited with Ryan Calo and Ian Kerr. I suppose I might be a little biased, but I think it’s a pretty darn good collection that will … Continue reading…
  • Jan 29

    Celebrating Groundhog Day in Miami?

    Celebrating Groundhog Day in Miami?
    Due to an aside I delivered in class, my Administrative Law students have expressed an interest in celebrating Groundhog Day, which is Feb. 2. My initial reaction was a bit negative: How, living in Florida, can this be anything but ……
  • Jan 23

    Slides from Toronto Big Data Talk

    Slides from Toronto Big Data Talk
    This morning I presented a short talk on the tensions between Big Data and privacy at the University of Toronto’s conference on The Future Frontiers of Online Privacy. Here, in case you care–and for the record–are my slides…
Rank this Week: 15

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
  • Feb 3

    OPINION: Matter of K.A., A.A., & A.A.

    OPINION: Matter of K.A., A.A., & A.A.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0160, 2016 MT 27, IN THE MATTER OF: K.A., A.A., & A.A., Youths in Need of Care.
  • Feb 3

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Johnson

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Johnson
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUSTICE COURT APPEAL DA 15-0099, 2016 MT 26N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. CHRISTOPHER R. JOHNSON, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Feb 3

    OPINION: Kinnaman v. Mountain West

    OPINION: Kinnaman v. Mountain West
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 15-0305, 2016 MT 25, ESTATE OF CRAIG MICHAEL KINNAMAN and NANCY KINNAMAN, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Craig Michael Kinnaman,…
Rank this Week: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 6

    FDA Guidance – Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Device

    FDA Guidance – Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Device
    Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff – Postmarket Management of  Cybersecurity in Medical Devices – This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Document issued on:…
  • Feb 6

    Market Valuation of Tax Avoidance and Corporate Social Responsibility

    Market Valuation of Tax Avoidance and Corporate Social Responsibility
    Inger, Kerry Katharine and Vansant, Brian, Market Valuation of Tax Avoidance and Corporate Social Responsibility: Does the Market Discount Corporate Robin Hoods? (January 4, 2016). Available for download at SSRN:…
  • Feb 6

    OPM to issue new requirements for personnel background investigations by contractor

    OPM to issue new requirements for personnel background investigations by contractor
    Via Nextgov: “Contractors that conduct background investigations for the federal government will have to report information security incidents to the Office of Personnel Management within half an hour, are required to use smartcards as…
Rank this Week: 17

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 3

    “CDC Tells Fertile Women: Don’t Drink At All”

    “CDC Tells Fertile Women: Don’t Drink At All”
    “Women of childbearing age should avoid alcohol unless they’re using contraception, federal health officials said Tuesday, in a move to reduce the number of babies born with fetal alcohol syndrome.” [Liz Szabo/USA Today…
  • Feb 2

    New data mandate will feed pay-gap myth

    New data mandate will feed pay-gap myth
    Cato’s Daily Podcast features Thaya Brook Knight discussing the proposal outlined in this space the other day: President Obama wants to compel many companies to begin reporting salary information to the federal government. Thaya Brook…
  • Feb 2

    February 3 roundup

    February 3 roundup
    To what extent should law schools pursue missions other than that of training lawyers to practice competently? [Ken at Popehat] Survivors of woman slain in terror attack seek $200 million from county of San Bernardino [Courthouse News] A…
Rank this Week: 18

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Organic Pastures Recalls Raw Milk – Again

    Organic Pastures Recalls Raw Milk – Again
    From a Organic Pastures recent Facebook Post: Voluntary Internal Recall of OPDC Raw Dairy Product: In abundance of caution, and as part of our safety program, we ask that Organic... Continue Reading
  • Feb 5

    After 26 sick with 4 dead, will the Office of Criminal Investigations show at Dole?

    After 26 sick with 4 dead, will the Office of Criminal Investigations show at Dole?
    According to the CDC, fifteen people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from eight states since July 5, 2015. The number of ill people reported from... Continue Reading
  • Feb 5

    Chipotle Throws Australian Beef Under the Bu

    Chipotle Throws Australian Beef Under the Bu
    I guess that would be “Down Under” the bus? And, Chipotle admits to violating the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act because it sold “adulterated” food because it was “prepared,... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 19

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 5

    This is Why Obama’s Speech on American Muslims Matter

    This is Why Obama’s Speech on American Muslims Matter
    Yesterday, President Obama visited a U.S. mosque for the first time in his presidency. He quoted from the Islamic holy book, the Quran. And he unequivocally denounced anti-Muslim hate.
  • Feb 2

    What El Salvador’s Total Abortion Ban Means for Women and Girl

    What El Salvador’s Total Abortion Ban Means for Women and Girl
    In 1998, El Salvador outlawed abortion under any circumstances, including cases where the life or health of the woman is at risk; where pregnancies are the result of rape or incest; and in cases of severe fetal abnormalities. El…
  • Feb 1

    When Life is Disposable: Muslim Bodies as Precarious in the War on Terror

    When Life is Disposable: Muslim Bodies as Precarious in the War on Terror
    Muslim bodies have been detained, extradited, tortured, and unlawfully killed. Muslim lives have been drowned in a sea of policy and rhetoric that justifies the loss of lives as “collateral damage” in the name of protecting U.S.…
Rank this Week: 20

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: 21

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
  • Feb 4

    Colloquia/Workshops (Brooklyn, NY)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Brooklyn, NY)
    Brooklyn Law School John Pfaff, Fordham University School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty Workshop Series.
  • Feb 4

    Colloquia/Workshops (Chicago, IL)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Chicago, IL)
    Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law Leemore S. Dafny, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, presents today as part of the Soshnick Colloquium on Law and Economics: The Price Effects of Cross-Market...
  • Feb 3

    Colloquia/Workshops (Atlanta, GA)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Atlanta, GA)
    Emory University School of Law Jide Nzelibe, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, presents today the paper entitled The Illusion of the Free Trade Constitution.
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • Feb 4

    Indiana Senate approves bill that would create child abuse registry

    Indiana Senate approves bill that would create child abuse registry
    2-4-16 Indiana: INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Senate has passed a bill that would create a public registry of people convicted of child abuse or neglect. The bill that would create a list similar to online sex-offender registries was…
  • Feb 2

    Statute of limitations could be eliminated for some sex crime

    Statute of limitations could be eliminated for some sex crime
    2-2-16 Mississippi: JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Sex crime victims could soon have more options to pursue charges. The amount of time that passes before they go to the cops can make a difference. It doesn't matter how severe the…
  • Feb 2

    NY Bill Would Require Advance Notice of Sex Offender Relocation

    NY Bill Would Require Advance Notice of Sex Offender Relocation
    2-2-16 New York: The New York Senate passed a bill requiring the state to notify government officials and school leaders when sex offenders are transferred from a state facility to a community program or residence in their…
Rank this Week: 23

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

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
  • Feb 4

    Using Bank Statements in a Divorce Case

    Using Bank Statements in a Divorce Case
    When there are suspicions of hidden income or secret investments or bank accounts, an analysis of known bank accounts can reveal helpful details. Tracy Coenen explains how bank statements and credit card statements can be used by a forensic…
  • Feb 2

    Bring Out the Big Guns?

    Bring Out the Big Guns?
    When companies have big problems, they usually bring out the big guns. The benefits of using large law firms, audit firms, and other professional service firms are undeniable. These firms offer a depth of experience that is invaluable, and…
  • Jan 28

    Litigation Support Work for CPA

    Litigation Support Work for CPA
    A CPA who focuses on traditional tax work or auditing services might be a great fit to branch out into litigation support work. Attorneys are always looking for expert witnesses with certain areas of expertise, and accountants doing general…
Rank this Week: 26

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    Another GOP debate — are you watching?

    Another GOP debate — are you watching?
    I'm watching. Not live-blogging, though I'll weigh in if something strikes me. My son, John Althouse Cohen, is doing his distinctive, excellent brand of live-blogging, so check that out!
  • Feb 6

    Was that a meteor?!

    Was that a meteor?!
    Did you see that?Most spectacular sight in the sky we've ever seen.ADDED: Aside from the sun and the moon, that was by far the brightest thing we've seen in the sky. We were watching TV together, in a room with big windows, and we both were…
  • Feb 6

    "Worried that a shortage of male teachers has produced a generation of timid, self-centered and effeminate boys..."

    "Worried that a shortage of male teachers has produced a generation of timid, self-centered and effeminate boys..."
    "... Chinese educators are working to reinforce traditional gender roles and values in the classroom."Lin Wei, 27, one of a handful of male sixth-grade teachers at a primary school here, has made a habit of telling stories about warlords who…
Rank this Week: 27

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 6

    Because The ABA Isn’t Irrelevant Enough

    Because The ABA Isn’t Irrelevant Enough
    Judge: What’s your objection, counselor? Lawyer: I dunno, Judge. I didn’t take evidence in law school. But it just, you know, feels wrong. Judge: Denied. Lawyer: But Ju-uu-ddge, I really feel that its wrong. Why aren’t you…
  • Feb 6

    The All-Inclusive “Big Cheese” Solution

    The All-Inclusive “Big Cheese” Solution
    An article of faith, that apparently defies rational discussion because those who back it refuse to acknowledge that it comes not from any legitimate reason, but to assuage the feelings of a small group of emotional cripples, is that…
  • Feb 5

    Reasonable In Cleveland

    Reasonable In Cleveland
    According to District Attorney Tim McGinty, a reasonable cop in Cleveland jumps out of his car and murders a 12-year-old boy based upon misinformation from a dispatcher that he has a gun.  Not that the cop actually saw a gun, but a…
Rank this Week: 28

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 30

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
  • Feb 1

    Latest Issue of RabelsZ: Vol. 80 No. 1 (2016)

    Latest Issue of RabelsZ: Vol. 80 No. 1 (2016)
    The latest issue of “Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht  – The Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law” (RabelsZ) has just been released. It contains…
  • Feb 1

    New publications: Practical Handbooks on the Operation of the Service and Evidence Convention

    New publications: Practical Handbooks on the Operation of the Service and Evidence Convention
    The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law has just published two Practical Handbooks: * Practical Handbook on the Operation of the Service Convention (4th edition); * Practical Handbook on the Operation of the…
  • Jan 31

    ERA Conference on Recent case law of the ECtHR in family matter

    ERA Conference on Recent case law of the ECtHR in family matter
    Objective This seminar will provide participants with a detailed understanding of the most recent jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) related to family law matters. The spotlight is centred on Article 8 (respect for…
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: 31

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: 32

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 33

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Feb 2

    Killings down 45% in January in NYC, NYPD Commissioner Bratton say

    Killings down 45% in January in NYC, NYPD Commissioner Bratton say
    Franklin Zimring quoted by Newsday, Feb. 2, 2016 “What is important about January is what is not happening,” said Professor Franklin Zimring of the University of California Berkeley School of Law, referring to the low crime…
  • Feb 2

    David Boies’ dual roles at Theranos set up conflict

    David Boies’ dual roles at Theranos set up conflict
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, Feb. 2, 2016 That Mr. Boies is representing an embattled client is nothing new. But this time, the lawyer has raised the ante by becoming a director of Theranos.
  • Feb 1

    UC-Berkeley students sue Google, alleging their emails were illegally scanned

    UC-Berkeley students sue Google, alleging their emails were illegally scanned
    Christopher Jay Hoofnagle quoted by The Washington Post, Feb. 1, 2016 “Google could use information it gleans from the messages for its own purposes – purposes it does not have to disclose to us,” Hoofnagle said. “In…
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California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Feb 4

    Reward Offered in Deadly Boyle Heights Hit-and-Run Crash

    Reward Offered in Deadly Boyle Heights Hit-and-Run Crash
    Los Angeles city officials are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person responsible for hit-and-run that killed 27-year-old Korina Campos and severely injured her 5-year-old daughter.…
  • Jan 27

    Three Arrested in Fatal Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Crash

    Three Arrested in Fatal Santa Ana Hit-and-Run Crash
    A man and two women were arrested in connection with a deadly Santa Ana hit-and-run crash. According to an NBC news report, the incident occurred the evening of January 24 at the intersection Fairview Street and Dahl Lane. Police say a man…
  • Jan 26

    Santa Ana Bicycle Accident Proves Fatal

    Santa Ana Bicycle Accident Proves Fatal
    A man was killed in a Santa Ana bicycle accident the evening of January 25, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal bike crash occurred at 17th and La Bonita streets. Police arrived at the scene and saw the…
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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/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
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Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
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International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 5

    Drumbl: Extracurricular International Criminal Law

    Drumbl: Extracurricular International Criminal Law
    Mark A. Drumbl (Washington and Lee Univ. - Law) has posted Extracurricular International Criminal Law. Here's the abstract: Domestic criminal law informs the register of international criminal law, whether formally through the development…
  • Feb 5

    Mavroidis: Dispute Settlement in the WTO. Mind Over Matter

    Mavroidis: Dispute Settlement in the WTO. Mind Over Matter
    Petros C. Mavroidis (Columbia Univ. - Law) has posted Dispute Settlement in the WTO. Mind Over Matter. Here's the abstract:The basic point I advocate in this paper is that the WTO Dispute Settlement System aims to curb unilateralism. No…
  • Feb 4

    New Issue: Revue Québécoise de Droit International

    New Issue: Revue Québécoise de Droit International
    The latest issue of the Revue Québécoise de Droit International (Hors-série décembre 2015) is out. Contents include:La justice pénale internationale comme projet politique et sélectifJulien Pieret…
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The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 6

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    GOP Candidates Seek Repeal Of State & Local Tax Deduction That Benefits Blue States Most University Of California Faculty Object To Monitoring Of Their Emails, Website Visits The IRS Scandal, Day 1000 More On The Discrimination Against…
  • Feb 6

    Hurt:Could The GRE Replace The LSAT?

    Hurt:Could The GRE Replace The LSAT?
    Following up on last Saturday's post, Is Wake Forest Law School's Offer To Pay Students To Take The GRE A U.S. News Rankings Ploy?: Christine Hurt (BYU), Could the GRE Compete with the LSAT? Or Replace the LSAT?: I haven't talked to anyone at…
  • Feb 6

    Walmart Sues Puerto Rico Over 91.5% Tax Rate Applicable Only To Walmart

    Walmart Sues Puerto Rico Over 91.5% Tax Rate Applicable Only To Walmart
    New York Times, Walmart Sues Puerto Rico, Claiming an Unfair and Onerous Tax Burden: The last thing Puerto Rico would seem to need is another fight about money. But the island’s government, already facing multiple battles over billions of…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 6

    Beyond Deportation Event at American Univ. WCL: February 24

    Beyond Deportation Event at American Univ. WCL: February 24
    Calling all DC area immprofs. Head to the new American University WCL campus on February 24 to hear about Shoba S. Wadhia's new book - with bonus discussion of US v. Texas. -KitJ
  • Feb 6

    Classifying Alien

    Classifying Alien
    It's Saturday. You've got work to do but you're checking out the blog. That's cool. We're here for you. Try your hand at this great exercise in distraction that my son brought home from school - Classification of Aliens. You've...
  • Feb 6

    White Supremacists Back the Donald

    White Supremacists Back the Donald
    CNN offers some disturbing news from the political front lines. New Hampshire voters are receiving many robocalls asking for their vote; one is from white nationalists with a simple message: "We don't need Muslims. We need smart,…
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Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Feb 6

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged

    Unsettled Question: Another Court Rules That Bankruptcy Client Worksheets Are Privileged
    An unsettled, and even unsettling, question for bankruptcy lawyers and debtors alike is whether client worksheets can be examined by the other side in a contested bankruptcy court hearing.  Does the attorney-client privilege protect such…
  • Feb 2

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right

    Bankruptcy Avoids Judgments That “Cloud” Your Right
    “Anything that casts a cloud or diminishes the value of of an exemption is suspect and can be avoided.”  Those simple words are important to people facing bankruptcy. The fresh start in bankruptcy is real.  And sometimes…
  • Jan 31

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY

    STUFF YOU KEEP IN BANKRUPTCY
    When you file a bankruptcy, you get to keep property that is considered exempt under the laws of your state. Wow! That’s great: get rid of debts and keep the house, car and whatever… Of course, it’s not quite that easy and…
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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…
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Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.
    Jack AyerProfessor EmeritusUCD Law SchoolJdayer@ucdavIs.eduBegin forwarded message:From: Jean Alvares <alvaresj@MAIL.MONTCLAIR.EDU>Date: July 10, 2015 at 3:45:26 AM PDTTo: CLASSICS-L@LSV.UKY.EDUSubject: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as…
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
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