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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/
  • Jan 26

    Monday Open Thread

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

    How to Get a Gold Star From the DEA

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

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

    "El Chapo" Guzman: U.S. Makes New Push for Extradition
    Mexico's Attorney General last week said he believed the U.S. was hours away from filing a new extradition request for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. His lawyers immediately filed a new request a writ of Amparo seeking protection from…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Settlement Attorney Indicted for Preparing False Deeds, Mortgage

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

    Mortgage Fraudster Receives Hefty Jail Sentence

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

    Former NFL Player Jailed for Running Loan Modification Scheme

    Former NFL Player Jailed for Running Loan Modification Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jeffrey Charles Leroy Taylor, 40, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, resident was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra to 36 months in prison, to be followed by two years of supervised release and was ordered to pay…
Rank this Week: 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/
Rank this Week: 4

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

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

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Jan 27

    Associate Bonus Watch: Latham & Watkins Weighs In

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

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.27.15

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

    Which Firms Are Most Effective With Social Media?

    Which Firms Are Most Effective With Social Media?
    Throughout 2014, along with our friends at Good2BSocial, ATL once again researched the social media practices of law firms. Today we publish the first component of our findings: our second annual Social Law Firm Index, where we identify which…
Rank this Week: 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/
  • Jan 27

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

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

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

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

    [Stewart Baker] Debating the attribution of cyberattack

    [Stewart Baker] Debating the attribution of cyberattack
    My latest venture in podcasting features a debate on attributing cyberattacks. Two guests, Thomas Rid and Jeffrey Carr, disagree sharply about how and how well recent cyberattacks can be attributed. Thomas Rid is a Professor of…
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Petition of the day

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

    Court allows Georgia execution (UPDATED)

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

    Court docket on lawyer discipline to be public

    Court docket on lawyer discipline to be public
    Beginning on February 1, the Supreme Court will publicly disclose documents on actions it is considering or taking to discipline lawyers who are members of its bar, a process long shielded in privacy, the Court announced on…
Rank this Week: 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: 11

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jan 27

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

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

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

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

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

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Rise of Uber, the Super Bowl, Exporting Crude Oil
    With the Super Bowl here, talk is heating up on the subject on the LexBlog Network. But while that’s heating up, the Northeast is cooling down with the approach of Winter Storm Juno. Zosha writes up four big issues related to that, and…
Rank this Week: 12

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: 13

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

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

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of A.J.

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

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Ellison v. State

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

    OPINION: City of Helena v. Heppner

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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    Two states join Texas immigration lawsuit

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

    Ohio files suit over Affordable Care Act taxe

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

    Former CIA officer convicted of espionage

    Former CIA officer convicted of espionage
    [JURIST] A jury in the US District Court Eastern District of Virginia [official website] on Monday convicted [press release] former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent Jeffrey Sterling of violating the Espionage Act [text]. Sterling was…
Rank this Week: 15

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jan 27

    Silicon Valley Has Lost Its Way. Can Skateboarding Legend Rodney Mullen Help It?

    Silicon Valley Has Lost Its Way. Can Skateboarding Legend Rodney Mullen Help It?
    More than 30 years after he invented most of the gravity-defying maneuvers that still form skateboarding's basic vocabulary, Rodney Mullen is enjoying a strange sort of second act as a Silicon Valley thought leader. The post Silicon Valley…
  • Jan 23

    Here’s the Secret Silk Road Journal From the Laptop of Ross Ulbricht

    Here’s the Secret Silk Road Journal From the Laptop of Ross Ulbricht
    As the saga of the Silk Road has unfolded over the last four years, everyone has had an opinion about the unprecedented, billion-dollar online narcotics bazaar, from press to politicians to prosecutors. Even the pseudonymous mastermind of the…
  • Jan 23

    Aspiring Singer Arrested in Israel on Suspicion of Hacking Madonna

    Aspiring Singer Arrested in Israel on Suspicion of Hacking Madonna
    The specific hackers behind the Sony breach and data leaks may never be identified or arrested. But authorities say they have caught a hacker behind another high-profile breach: the intrusion into computers owned by Madonna, which resulted in…
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Jan 27

    Interview About Jotwell

    Interview About Jotwell
    The Scholastica Blog interviewed me about Jotwell.
  • Jan 25

    Salacious?

    Salacious?
    Today’s Miami Herald leads with a big article about Jeb! Bush’s $570,000 haul as a director and consultant with InnoVida. The gig lasted until shortly before the firm’s CEO got arrested and eventually sent away for almost 13…
  • Jan 21

    It’s Working!

    It’s Working!
    Ebola Outbreak Finally Receding in Sierra Leone; CDC Modeling Was Incredibly Accurate
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 27

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

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

    Remembering the liberation of Auschwitz

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

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

    Exploring Compatibilities Between the Linked Data Models of the Library of Congress and OCLC
    “Jointly released by OCLC and the Library of Congress, this white paper compares and contrasts the compatible linked data initiatives at both institutions.  It is an executive summary of a more detailed technical analysis that will…
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Jan 26

    State bills aim to monitor sex offenders for life

    State bills aim to monitor sex offenders for life
    1-26-2015 Florida: Experts say bills raise questions, aren't likely to pass as written A new push has begun in the state Legislature to require convicted sex offenders to wear ankle monitors to track their movements for the rest of their…
  • Jan 26

    NYS Senate passes bills to toughen penalties for sex offender

    NYS Senate passes bills to toughen penalties for sex offender
    1-26-2015 New York: ALBANY, N.Y. – The state senate passed a package of bills that will toughen penalties for sex offenders. The seven bills would help prevent the most dangerous offenders from having contact with children and college…
  • Jan 25

    New bill further protects school zones from sexual predator

    New bill further protects school zones from sexual predator
    It is important to point out that, nowhere in the U.S. have we seen a reported sexual crime, of a person within a protected place, by a registered sex offender who lives within the proscribed distance to the protected place. These allegations…
Rank this Week: 19

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 21

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 22

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

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

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

    Roca Labs False and Misleading Advertisement

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

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

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

    Fraud Training: What is Financial Statement Fraud?

    Fraud Training: What is Financial Statement Fraud?
    Financial statement fraud includes intentional, material misrepresentations. Tracy Coenen explains the concept of financial statement fraud to a group.
Rank this Week: 24

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jan 27

    “U.S. Spies on Millions of Cars”

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

    “World’s Worst Mom”

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

    End tenure as of age 70…

    End tenure as of age 70…
    … or go on watching the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) weaken law faculties [Dan Subotnik] I wrote on this problem in my 1997 book The Excuse Factory, and more recently here, here, and here. Tweet Tags: age discrimination,…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 26

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 28

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

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/
  • Jan 27

    Kreder on the Public Trust

    Kreder on the Public Trust
    Jennifer Anglim Kreder (Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law) has posted The 'Public Trust' on SSRN. Here is the abstract: It seems as if no one really knows the meaning of the term “public Trust” used...
  • Jan 27

    Bellamy & Weale on Political Legitimacy and European Monetary Union

    Bellamy & Weale on Political Legitimacy and European Monetary Union
    Richard Bellamy (University College London - Department of Political Science) & Albert Weale hae posted Political Legitimacy and European Monetary Union: Contracts, Constitutionalism and the Normative Logic of Two-Level Games (Journal of…
  • Jan 27

    Dumbrovsky on the EU & Sovereignty

    Dumbrovsky on the EU & Sovereignty
    Tomas Dumbrovsky (Yale Law School) has posted Federal Solution to the EU Internal Sovereignty Conundrum: The European Doctrine of the Czech Constitutional Court and the U.S. Compact Theory (in Tichy, L. and Dumbrovsky, T. (eds) Sovereignty…
Rank this Week: 29

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

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

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

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

    What CENTCOM Can Teach You About Cloud Security

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

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

    Podcast: The Government’s Dark Data: A Decade of Discovery
    By Sharon Nelson, John Simek and Guest Jason BaronIn this episode of Digital Detectives, Sharon Nelson and John Simek interview Jason Baron about information governance, dark data, open government, and his role in The…
Rank this Week: 30

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: 31

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: 32

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Kamin Presents Designing Legislation That Responds to Fiscal Uncertainty Today at NYU

    Kamin Presents Designing Legislation That Responds to Fiscal Uncertainty Today at NYU
    David Kamin (NYU) presents In Good Times and Bad: Designing Legislation That Responds to Fiscal Uncertainty at NYU today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Daniel Shaviro and Alan Viard: Congress often moves slowly to…
  • Jan 27

    TPC Program on Dynamic Scoring: Now What?

    TPC Program on Dynamic Scoring: Now What?
    The Tax Policy Center hosted a program yesterday on Dynamic Scoring: Now What? (video here): On January 26, the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at Brookings took a close look at how…
  • Jan 27

    CBO Projects Tepid Economic Growth, Rising Deficits Despite Rising Revenue

    CBO Projects Tepid Economic Growth, Rising Deficits Despite Rising Revenue
    Congressional Budget Office, The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2015 to 2025 Congressional Budget Office, The Economic Outlook for 2015 to 2025 in 17 Slides Congressional Budget Office, Presentation with the Release of the Budget and Economic…
Rank this Week: 34

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 9

    The Justice Gap

    The Justice Gap
    Winner of the 2013 prestigious inaugural Halsbury’s legal awards, The Justice Gap is an on-line magazine  about justice and the law. Written and edited by legal journalists, Jon Robbins, Brian Thornton and Mary-Rachel McCabe,…
  • Dec 9

    The impact of legal aid reform

    The impact of legal aid reform
    Last week, Chief Economist to the Citizens Advice Bureau, Hugh Stickland gave evidence to the Public Accounts Committee on the impact of the legal aid reforms – read his blog here
  • Dec 2

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December

    Open University Day – Saturday 6th December
    This Saturday, 6th December, ULaw Guildford will be hosting a Study Day for 1st year OU law students. OU students will be in the library from 11.30 – 12.45 pm and again from 2.30 – 4 pm. OU students will also be using IT room 216…
Rank this Week: 33

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Jan 26

    Torture Is More “Fun” in the Philippine

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

    Saudi Arabia: The Question on Everybody’s Mind

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

    One Vote Made the Difference for Guadalupe!

    One Vote Made the Difference for Guadalupe!
    Thanks to everyone who took part in the very urgent social media action to free Guadalupe! Guadalupe is one of 17 Salvadoran women who were sentenced to 12 to 40 years in prison after suffering miscarriages. The only legal option ……
Rank this Week: 36

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
  • Jul 4

    Will I Lose My Security Clearance if I File Bankruptcy?

    Will I Lose My Security Clearance if I File Bankruptcy?
    I practice in the Washington, DC area. Lots of my clients work for federal agencies and contractors who require security clearances as a condition of their employment. The first question they ask when them come to see me is whether a…
  • Jun 18

    Another Appeals Court Approves 2nd Mortgage Stripping in Chapter 20 Case

    Another Appeals Court Approves 2nd Mortgage Stripping in Chapter 20 Case
    The U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, ruled that in a chapter 13 case filed within four years of a previous chapter 7 case (a so-called “chapter 20″), the chapter 13 plan could strip a completely unsecured junior…
  • Jun 8

    “What Do You Mean You Included My Home/Car In the Bankruptcy?!”

    “What Do You Mean You Included My Home/Car In the Bankruptcy?!”
    Good bankruptcy attorneys spend a lot of time talking with their clients. They give them an awful lot of information. Sometimes clients forget. One of the things clients sometimes forget is the requirement in the Bankruptcy Code…
Rank this Week: 35

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jan 27

    Read On!: Drone Wars – Transforming Conflict, Law, and Policy

    Read On!: Drone Wars – Transforming Conflict, Law, and Policy
    I’m excited to announce the recent publication of a new book on one of the most talked about tools of modern warfare: drones. Drone Wars – Transforming Conflict, Law, and Policy by Cambridge University Press provides a…
  • Jan 26

    On the Job! Attorney Advisor position at U.S. Foreign Claims Settlement Commission

    On the Job! Attorney Advisor position at U.S. Foreign Claims Settlement Commission
    The United States Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, an independent quasi-judicial agency in the U.S. government that determines the validity and monetary value of claims of U.S. nationals for losses caused by foreign governments, is…
  • Jan 26

    Go On! European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation

    Go On! European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation
    The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) is now accepting applications. E.MA is a unique Master’s programme developed by 10 pioneering universities that today counts on the participation of 41…
Rank this Week: 37

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Jan 27

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

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

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

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

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

    UPDATE: Philomena Addo-Asah Killed in Tractor-Trailer Accident in White Hall, Maryland
    WHITE HALL, MD — Philomena Addo-Asah was identified as the woman that died in a tractor-trailer accident in White Hall, Maryland on Monday, January 26th, 2015. The news article said that the accident happened around 11:20 Monday…
Rank this Week: 39

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Antitrust Arbitration and Illinois Brick

    Antitrust Arbitration and Illinois Brick
    Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School and Christopher R. Leslie, University of California, Irvine School of Law analyze Antitrust Arbitration and Illinois Brick. ABSTRACT: For nearly forty years, since the Supreme Court decision in Illinois…
  • Jan 27

    Search Costs, Information Exchange and Sales Concentration in the Digital Music Industry

    Search Costs, Information Exchange and Sales Concentration in the Digital Music Industry
    Nestor Duch-Brown (European Commission - JRC - IPTS) and Bertin Martens (European Commission - JRC - IPTS) identify Search Costs, Information Exchange and Sales Concentration in the Digital Music Industry. ABSTRACT: It is often assumed that…
  • Jan 27

    American Antitrust Institute (AAI) is seeking a senior Ph.D. economist

    American Antitrust Institute (AAI) is seeking a senior Ph.D. economist
    Title:Senior Economist Location: United States (full time) Salary Range: $100,000 - $135,000 Position Closing Date: March 6, 2015 The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) is seeking a Ph.D. economist with exceptional skills and interests in…
Rank this Week: 38

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

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

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

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

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
Rank this Week: 40

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…
Rank this Week: 41

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 27

    Move On

    Move On
    From what I would assume to be a transcript posted by Jamison Koehler: HEARING EXAMINER:  I will tell you right now, I do not, unless you have an expert here to testify as it relates to the field sobriety tests, unless you can provide…
  • Jan 27

    Things Only Bad Cops Do

    Things Only Bad Cops Do
    Omar Rendon was a sergeant in the Marines, which is detailed so you realize that he was one of the good guys. You know, the brave heroes everybody talks about, who deserve our thanks.  And indeed, they do, and he does. And he is a good…
  • Jan 27

    A Nice Young Man At Yale

    A Nice Young Man At Yale
    Could the Yale police have made a worse choice of students to pull a gun on?  Not likely.  The student turned out to be the son of New York Times columnist Charles Blow. Saturday evening, I got a call that no parent wants to get. It…
Rank this Week: 42

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jan 27

    First Amendment Rights of Judges in the Spotlight

    First Amendment Rights of Judges in the Spotlight
    The First Amendment rights of judges are a hot topic these days.
  • Jan 27

    A Subdued Year for Securities Class Action

    A Subdued Year for Securities Class Action
    Plaintiffs' lawyers dodged a bullet last year when the U.S. Supreme Court spared a quarter-century-old precedent that had served as the legal linchpin of the modern investor class-action case. Despite that win, a new report suggests that…
  • Jan 27

    FTC Recommends Limits on Data Collection Via Internet of Thing

    FTC Recommends Limits on Data Collection Via Internet of Thing
    Internet-connected wearables, cars, thermostats, ad infinitum are all the rage in Silicon Valley. But those devices can come with security and privacy holes that leave consumers exposed, regulators warned.
Rank this Week: 43

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Jan 27

    Extending Unequal Second Amendment Right

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

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

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

    Nursing Homes as Guardians of Their Debtor Patient

    Nursing Homes as Guardians of Their Debtor Patient
    If you saw today's New York Times article on New York nursing homes seeking guardianship over residents in order to collect outstanding debt, under Article 81 of the Mental Hygiene Law, you may also have questions. Section 81.19 of the Mental…
Rank this Week: 44

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 27

    Workplace Resolution #3: Watch What You Say Online…

    Workplace Resolution #3: Watch What You Say Online…
    What you say online stays online and could get you fired. It is becoming increasingly clear in Canada that offensive or disparaging online statements can merit termination for cause, particularly where the conduct has a…
  • Jan 27

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Don’t Worry About Overcharging Your Mobile Device…
  • Jan 27

    Tell Better Storie

    Tell Better Storie
    Podcasting has become something of a recurring joke around my office this year. One of my colleagues has recently become intrigued by the medium, and is eager to find suitable client or in-house projects where our agency can work in this…
Rank this Week: 45