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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 4

    Tsarnaev: Judy Clarke's Opening Statement

    Tsarnaev: Judy Clarke's Opening Statement
    Here are some quotes from reporters in the courtroom who listened to Judy Clarke's opening statement in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial: Catherine Parrotta, Fox News and Jim Armstrong of WBZ (CBS): "We meet in the most tragic of circumstances."…
  • Mar 4

    All White Jury Chosen in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial

    All White Jury Chosen in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial
    The jury has been selected and opening arguments begin tomorrow in the death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with the Boston Marathon bombings. According to media reports, all of the 18 jurors and alternates are white. (More than…
  • Mar 4

    DOJ Report Confirms Ferguson's Racially Biased Policing

    DOJ Report Confirms Ferguson's Racially Biased Policing
    DOJ's report on its six month investigation into police practices in Ferguson, MO will be released today. Here's what it finds, according to the New York Times. The Ferguson Police Department was routinely violating the…
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 4

    Jury Convicts Woman of Using Stolen ID to Obtain HELOC

    Jury Convicts Woman of Using Stolen ID to Obtain HELOC
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Rachel Siders, 39, Roseville, California, was convicted by a federal jury and found guilty of bank fraud, making a false loan application, and committing aggravated identity theft. Siders’ week-long trial was held…
  • Mar 3

    Purported Real Estate Agent / Loan Officer Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud

    Purported Real Estate Agent / Loan Officer Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Dana Faulkner, 48, Oakland, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge John A. Mendez to one year in prison for conspiring to commit mail fraud and make false statements in loan applications. Faulkner is…
  • Mar 3

    Woman Admits Using Fraudulent Information to Defraud Lender

    Woman Admits Using Fraudulent Information to Defraud Lender
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Carolyn Marie Jones, 51, Corona, California, who was the chief executive officer of a high-end jean company that outfitted Hollywood celebrities, pleaded guilty in federal court to bank fraud and bankruptcy fraud offenses…
Rank this Week: 3

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/
  • Mar 4

    Bank of England in Money Market Inquiry

    Bank of England in Money Market Inquiry
    Britain’s Serious Fraud Office, is investigating whether the Bank of England played any role in rigging money market auctions during the financial crisis.
  • Mar 4

    The Trade: Despite Changes, an Overhaul of Wall Street Falls Short

    The Trade: Despite Changes, an Overhaul of Wall Street Falls Short
    There has been a lot of tinkering with financial regulation, bringing incremental progress, but more could be done for the banking industry to serve the good of the economy.
  • Mar 4

    British Property Secrecy Could Hide Crimes, Report Say

    British Property Secrecy Could Hide Crimes, Report Say
    Transparency International said that buildings owned by offshore companies could used for tax evasion, money laundering or the proceeds of illegal activity.
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/
  • Mar 4

    Blakesley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – WLR Daily

    Blakesley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – WLR Daily
    Blakesley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2015] EWCA Civ 141; [2015] WLR (D) 96 ‘The Government was not obliged to make lump sum payments to successful applicants for asylum representing the difference between the support…
  • Mar 4

    AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Gunter Rechtanswaltsgesellschaft mbH – WLR Daily

    AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Gunter Rechtanswaltsgesellschaft mbH – WLR Daily
    AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Gunter Rechtanswaltsgesellschaft mbH [2015] EWCA Civ 143; [2015] WLR (D) 95 ‘A tortious claim for inducement of breach of a contractual term providing for exclusive jurisdiction of the…
  • Mar 4

    JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank and another v Pugachev – WLR Daily

    JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank and another v Pugachev – WLR Daily
    JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank and another v Pugachev [2015] EWCA Civ 139; [2015] WLR (D) 94 ‘Under the terms of a freezing order the court had jurisdiction to order a member of a class of beneficiaries under a discretionary…
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY
    Advocates of sex offender registry reform will gather in a peaceful protest at the Florida State House in Tallahassee FL on April 22, 2015 during the annual Lauren Book's 'Walk In My Shoes' event. The Rally in Tally is a joint collaboration…
  • Feb 23

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage
    Original Article 02/20/2015 Damages of £20,000 have been awarded to a convicted sex offender who sued Facebook, the operator of a page called Keeping our Kids Safe from Predators 2. Facebook Ireland Limited, hosted the page, operated…
  • Feb 22

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?
    Original Article 02/18/2015 By Seth Ferranti In prison, there is no creature lower than a sex offender. Even snitches get a pass before these guys. SOs, chomos, pedophiles—the nicknames all mean the same thing, and they help average…
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 4

    GIVE THE GIFT OF EDUCATION

    GIVE THE GIFT OF EDUCATION
    NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL SAVE THE DATE GIVE THE GIFT OF EDUCATION Second Annual New York Law School Scholarship Benefit Dinner Monday, April 13, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. THE ODEON 145 West Broadway (at Thomas…
  • Mar 4

    SAY HELLO TO THE RANKO FAMILY

    SAY HELLO TO THE RANKO FAMILY
    Ranko Family With the adoption finalization on November 19, 2014, Liz and Stanley Ranko began a new chapter in their lives as they became the official parents to 5-year-old Angelina. After experiencing a lot of sleepless nights, stress,…
  • Mar 4

    #1 MILITARY POWER?

    #1 MILITARY POWER?
    Slightly More Americans Say U.S. Is No. 1 Military Powerlightly More Americans Say U.S. Is No. 1 Military Power by Andrew Dugan Story Highlights Fifty-nine percent hold this view, up from 53% in…
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/
  • Mar 4

    The Top 10 Law Schools For ‘Job Accessibility’

    The Top 10 Law Schools For ‘Job Accessibility’
    How would you rate your law school's “job accessibility” score?
  • Mar 4

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.04.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.04.15
    * A Tampa law firm replaced its regular desks to make happier and healthier lawyers. I'd never heard of a tread desk, but I want one. [Bay News 9] * Prosecutors eviscerated after court finds out that they straight falsified the transcript of…
  • Mar 4

    Thanks So Much To All Of Our Advertisers On ATL

    Thanks So Much To All Of Our Advertisers On ATL
    Above the Law extends thanks to its advertisers.
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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Mar 4

    Egypt approves law aimed at improving investment interest

    Egypt approves law aimed at improving investment interest
    [JURIST] Egypt’s cabinet and the Ministry of Investment [official website] approved an investment law Wednesday aimed at protecting business deals from legal disputes or political changes and addressing investor complaints about…
  • Mar 4

    Azerbaijan urged to release political prisoners ahead of European Game

    Azerbaijan urged to release political prisoners ahead of European Game
    With the European Games [official website] approaching in Baku, Azerbaijan, this June, human rights groups on Wednesday urged the host nation to release political prisoners held on “trumped up” charges. The European Games are seen…
  • Mar 4

    Supreme Court hears arguments on health care subsidie

    Supreme Court hears arguments on health care subsidie
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Wednesday heard oral arguments [transcript, PDF] for King v. Burwell [docket]. The court is asked to rule on whether the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) [official website] may adopt…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
Rank this Week: 11

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Reading the King v. Burwell transcript.

    Reading the King v. Burwell transcript.
    Here's the PDF of today's oral argument. I'm going to read it right now and give my immediate impressions.1. Justice Alito topped Justice Kagan at page 11, lines 7-13. Kagan had just sprung her elaborate clerks-writing-memos hypothetical, and…
  • Mar 4

    "In the shock scenario where Hillary bows out, the Democratic establishment would be initially stunned and directionless."

    "In the shock scenario where Hillary bows out, the Democratic establishment would be initially stunned and directionless."
    Says Bill Scher (at Politico), seeming to argue that some sort of order would emerge from the chaos, but — and I've read the whole thing — I'm really not sure what. Key passage:As of now, says [Democratic consultant Chris]…
  • Mar 4

    SCOTUSblog reports from the oral argument in King v. Burwell.

    SCOTUSblog reports from the oral argument in King v. Burwell.
    By Eric Citron. Excerpt:[Justice Kagan... offered (something like) the following example:  Imagine I tell law clerk A to write a memo, and law clerk B to edit law clerk A’s memo, and then I tell law clerk C to write such memo if…
Rank this Week: 12

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 4

    SpearIt on the Eighth Amendment

    SpearIt on the Eighth Amendment
    SpearIt (Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law) has posted Evolving Standards of Domination: Abandoning a Flawed Legal Standard and Approaching a New Era in Penal Reform (Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 90, 2015) on SSRN.…
  • Mar 4

    Fennell on Resource Segmentation

    Fennell on Resource Segmentation
    Lee Anne Fennell (University of Chicago Law School) has posted Slicing Spontaneity (Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this symposium essay, I consider the role of resource segmentation — the natural or…
  • Mar 4

    Heald, Erickson, & Kretschmer on the Value of Public Domain Work

    Heald, Erickson, & Kretschmer on the Value of Public Domain Work
    Paul J. Heald (University of Illinois College of Law), Kris Erickson (University of Glasgow), & Martin Kretschmer (University of Glasgow) have posted The Valuation of Unprotected Works: A Case Study of Public Domain Photographs on…
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/
  • Mar 3

    Why work in small law? Blogging and social media

    Why work in small law? Blogging and social media
    Solo practioner and author, Carolyn Elefant (@carolynelefant) asks what would want to make you work as a lawyer for a small law firm. Her point being that small law firms do not want to pay associates much. Newer lawyers require…
  • Mar 3

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Medical Device “Super Bugs,” Legal Malpractice, Content Marketing

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Medical Device “Super Bugs,” Legal Malpractice, Content Marketing
    Before we get to Top 10, a quick note: for those who don’t know, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments tomorrow in a big challenge to the Affordable Care Act—and if you don’t know, Zosha has a nice primer for you.…
  • Mar 2

    Large law firm blogs prone to being hacked?

    Large law firm blogs prone to being hacked?
    Reporting on the cooperative effort of Wall St. and law firms to bolster online security, The New York Times’ Mathew Goldstein (@mattgoldstein26) reports: Law enforcement agencies have long been concerned about the…
Rank this Week: 14

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 4

    Containing Corporatism: EU Competition Law and Private Interest Government

    Containing Corporatism: EU Competition Law and Private Interest Government
    Wolf Sauter, Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC); Dutch Healthcare Authority; Tilburg Law School discusses Containing Corporatism: EU Competition Law and Private Interest Government. ABSTRACT: Corporatism, or private interest government,…
  • Mar 4

    Exclusive Contracts with Complementary Input

    Exclusive Contracts with Complementary Input
    Hiroshi Kitamura, Kyoto Sangyo University, Noriaki Matsushima, Osaka University - Institute of Social and Economic Research, and Misato Sato, George Washington University - Graduate School of Economics have written about Exclusive Contracts…
  • Mar 4

    Horizontal Mergers in the Presence of Vertical Relationship

    Horizontal Mergers in the Presence of Vertical Relationship
    Arghya Ghosh, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, Hodaka Morita, University of New South Wales - School of Economics, and Chengsi Wang, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim analyze Horizontal Mergers in the…
Rank this Week: 15

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: 16

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: 17

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: 18

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 3

    Gun Group: We’ll Pay $15K for Your Carbon Fiber 3-D Printer

    Gun Group: We’ll Pay $15K for Your Carbon Fiber 3-D Printer
    The age of 3-D printing in carbon fiber has hardly arrived. But the controversy over 3-D printing carbon fiber guns is well under way. Starting in the second half of last year, 3-D printing startup MarkForged has been shipping the Mark…
  • Mar 2

    There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Text

    There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Text
    If you own an iPhone or Android handset and care about your privacy, there’s no longer much of an excuse not to encrypt every conversation you have. Now a free, zero-learning-curve app exists for both text and voice that can keep those…
  • Mar 1

    The Plot to Free North Korea With Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends’

    The Plot to Free North Korea With Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends’
    On a cloudy, moonless night somewhere in northeastern China, three men creep through a stand of Japanese Clethra trees. They carry no flashlights, and the sky is so dark that they hear the sound of the rushing Tumen River before they see it:…
Rank this Week: 19

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: 20

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 4

    King v. Burwell oral argument

    King v. Burwell oral argument
    Above is an introductory video on King v. Burwell, the ObamaCare exchange subsidy challenge, from my Cato colleagues Michael Cannon and Trevor Burrus, introduced by Caleb Brown. Tomorrow you can stream this Cato reaction panel on the…
  • Mar 4

    NYC’s gravity-knife law, cont’d

    NYC’s gravity-knife law, cont’d
    Carsten Vogel had been a vociferous defender of New York City police practices against critics. That all began to change one afternoon at the Nostrand Ave. station for the A train, “when he was approached by an NYPD officer, who asked…
  • Mar 4

    Grocery clerk wouldn’t handle pork products, sue

    Grocery clerk wouldn’t handle pork products, sue
    A lawsuit claims Costco did not do enough to accommodate the religious scruples of Brooklyn, N.Y. grocery clerk Jean Camara. He says managers sent him outside to work with shopping carts after he refused to handle pork or alcohol on checkout…
Rank this Week: 21

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 3

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate
    Yesterday I attended the Coral Gables Forum candidates’ debate for Coral Gables Commission Group V election. This is the race with the most candidates, making the events most difficult – they’re not real debates, and every…
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
Rank this Week: 22

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 23

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 24

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Court Applies Title VII Religious Institution Exemption

    Court Applies Title VII Religious Institution Exemption
    In Newbrough v. Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools, (ND IA, Feb. 23, 2015), an Iowa federal magistrate judge held that the provision in Section 702 of the 1964 Civil Right Act that exempts religious institutions from Title VII's religious…
  • Mar 4

    Alabama Supreme Court Orders Probate Judges To Stop Issuing Same-Sex Marriage License

    Alabama Supreme Court Orders Probate Judges To Stop Issuing Same-Sex Marriage License
    Yesterday, in a 134-page per curiam opinion, the Alabama Supreme Court by a 7-1 vote issued a writ of mandamus ordering Probate Court judges around the state to discontinue the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In Ex parte…
  • Mar 4

    Dallas Sues Synagogue For Failing To Obtain Certificate of Occupancy

    Dallas Sues Synagogue For Failing To Obtain Certificate of Occupancy
    Last month, a Homeowners Association lost its attempt to enforce deed restrictions barring use of a north Dallas, Texas home by Congregation Toras Chaim, a group of 30 Orthodox Jewish families, for daily prayer services. (See prior…
Rank this Week: 25

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 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Reeve

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Reeve
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0252, 2015 MT 74N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DEAN ANTHONY REEVES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of X.V.H.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of X.V.H.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 13-0858, 2015 MT 73N, IN THE MATTER OF: X.V.H., A Youth.
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Adam

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Adam
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0047, 2015 MT 72N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ROY VINCENT ADAMS, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 26

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    Will Litigation Be The Tipping Point For Adopting E. coli Vaccines For Cattle?

    Will Litigation Be The Tipping Point For Adopting E. coli Vaccines For Cattle?
    Recently, a Kansas State University Study examined again the effectiveness, through vaccination, of reducing pathogenic E. coli shedding in cattle. Schroeder, Ted C and Tonsor, Glynn T (2015) Agricultural and... Continue Reading
  • Mar 2

    Why Grocery Stores Really Don’t Give a Damn About Food Safety

    Why Grocery Stores Really Don’t Give a Damn About Food Safety
    The next time you walk down the produce aisle (with your kids in tow) picking out fruits and vegetables to feed your family, ask yourself the question I ask myself... Continue Reading
  • Feb 28

    Regulation, Not Litigation, Is Likely Solution to the Mad Cow

    Regulation, Not Litigation, Is Likely Solution to the Mad Cow
    In recent years, “mad cow” disease has created considerable confusion for American consumers as it has grabbed headlines, thanks to several now infamous North American bovines – including two recently... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 27

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Mar 4

    Appeals Court Says Sunnyvale Gun Law Can Stay in Place

    Appeals Court Says Sunnyvale Gun Law Can Stay in Place
    A federal appeals court in San Francisco has allowed a California town's controversial gun-control law to stay in place, frustrating, at least for the moment, arguments by gun-rights activists that the law violates the Second Amendment.
  • Mar 4

    Federal Jury Finds Abid Naseer Guilty of Conspiring with al Qaeda

    Federal Jury Finds Abid Naseer Guilty of Conspiring with al Qaeda
    A jury returned a guilty verdict on Wednesday in the federal court trial of a Pakistani man accused of conspiring with al Qaeda to bomb targets in England, Denmark, and New York City.
  • Mar 4

    Defense Admits Tsarnaev Helped Carry Out Boston Bombing

    Defense Admits Tsarnaev Helped Carry Out Boston Bombing
    A defense lawyer for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev admitted at the outset of his trial Wednesday that he helped carry out the deadly April 2013 attack but said he was in the thrall of a self-radicalized older brother who…
Rank this Week: 28

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Conference: The Case of Crimea in the Light of International Law: Its Nature and Implication

    Conference: The Case of Crimea in the Light of International Law: Its Nature and Implication
    On March 19-20, 2015, the Centre for Polish-Russian Dialogue and Understanding and the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences will host a conference on "The Case of Crimea in the Light of International Law: Its Nature and…
  • Mar 4

    Sykes: Economic 'Necessity' in International Law

    Sykes: Economic 'Necessity' in International Law
    Alan O. Sykes (New York Univ. - Law) has posted Economic 'Necessity' in International Law. Here's the abstract: Recent investment litigation against Argentina focuses attention on the necessity defense in customary international law and…
  • Mar 4

    Conference: 2015 Research Forum

    Conference: 2015 Research Forum
    On May 14-15, 2015, the European University Institute will host the 2015 ESIL Research Forum. The program is here. Registration is now open.
Rank this Week: 29

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: 30

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: 31

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Plagiarism vs. copyright infringement

    Plagiarism vs. copyright infringement
    The article -- Providence Journal accused of plagiarism-- illustrates the difference between plagiarism and copyright infringement. One can have a right to reproduce text, but without attribution to the author, one can still plagiarize.link…
  • Mar 4

    Congressman Jeffries in San Jose Mercury News on patent reform

    Congressman Jeffries in San Jose Mercury News on patent reform
    From the Mercury News:--In recent years, however, tech entrepreneurs, startups, small patent holders and more established companies throughout the nation have been threatened by bad actors abusing the system. A 2013 study from the U.S.…
  • Mar 3

    The Economist mentions George Selden in article on patent troll

    The Economist mentions George Selden in article on patent troll
    In "Why no one likes them," The Economist brings up George Selden:Patent trolls are not new. In 1895 George Baldwin Selden (pictured), an American lawyer, was awarded a patent for an “improved road-engine”. The idea was not really…
Rank this Week: 32

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 3

    House looks at sex offender long-term care

    House looks at sex offender long-term care
    3-4-15 Iowa: A bill offered in the Iowa House last week would establish “one or more” facilities that may cause concern for residents of any community in which such a facility is operated. House File 399 was offered Wednesday by state…
  • Mar 3

    White collar crime registration

    White collar crime registration
    3-4-15 Utah: The House Law Enforcement committee passed H-B 378, which authorizes the attorney general’s office to set up a registry for convicted fraudsters, much like a sex offender registry. The bill goes to the full House for debate. …
  • Mar 3

    Changes coming to Jessica's Law

    Changes coming to Jessica's Law
    3-4-15 California: The California Supreme Court made a change to Jessica's Law this week. In 2006, California voters approved Jessica's Law, a measure that prevents sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park, but this…
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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/
  • Mar 4

    Missing the signal

    Missing the signal
    Ed: This post originally was published under Dan's name because I was inadvertently signed-in on our administrative password. My apologies. The worst thing that can be said about the Supreme Court of Alabama's mandamus decision (besides its…
  • Mar 4

    Experiencing practical education

    Experiencing practical education
    The following guest post is by Michael Chasalow (USC Gould School of Law) and is sponsored by West Academic. Given the new ABA guidelines (and the push by many State Bars) for experiential learning, I wanted to share my experiences using…
  • Mar 4

    Book Reviews! Hallelujah!

    Book Reviews! Hallelujah!
    Thanks to Orin, I see that a new online book review, The New Rambler, has been launched by editors Eric Posner, Adrian Vermeule, and Blakey Vermeule. It describes itself as reviewing "books about ideas, including literary fiction."…
Rank this Week: 35

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 4

    ASIL Private International Law Prize 2015

    ASIL Private International Law Prize 2015
    The Private International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law invites submissions for this year’s ASIL Private International Law prize. The prize is given for the best text on private international law…
  • Mar 3

    German Federal Court of Justice on Surrogacy and German Public Policy

    German Federal Court of Justice on Surrogacy and German Public Policy
    By Dina Reis, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (Germany) In its ruling of 10 December 2014 (Case XII ZB 463/13), the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof – BGH) had to decide whether, despite the domestic prohibition of…
  • Mar 3

    Advocate General’s Opinion on Art. 34 para. 1 of Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001

    Advocate General’s Opinion on Art. 34 para. 1 of Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001
    On 3 March 2015, Advocate General Szpunar delivered its opinion in the case C-681/13 (Diago Brands BV) concerning the interpretation of Art. 34 para. 1 of Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001 (former Regulation (EU) No. 1215/2012), in a case where…
Rank this Week: 34

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 3

    U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report

    U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report
    “When PeopleForBikes launched 16 years ago as Bikes Belong, we established the mission of “getting more people riding bikes, more often.” This goal remains central in all of our work today. As we’ve grown, and as…
  • Mar 3

    IMF Releases Updated Guidelines for Compiling Fiscal Statistic

    IMF Releases Updated Guidelines for Compiling Fiscal Statistic
    “The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released today the Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 (GFSM 2014), providing updated international guidance for the compilation, reporting, and analytical use of government finance…
  • Mar 3

    Justice Department Criminal Charges Against David Petraeu

    Justice Department Criminal Charges Against David Petraeu
    “Justice Department Spokesman Marc Raimondi released the following statement Tuesday: “Three documents – a criminal Information, a plea agreement, and a statement of facts – were filed today in the United States…
Rank this Week: 36

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
  • Mar 1

    Four Questions for Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Four Questions for Prime Minister Netanyahu
    This week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to give two major speeches in Washington, DC.  The first is Monday at the conference of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).  The second is on Tuesday…
  • Feb 27

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?
    On Monday, February 23, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appointed Randy Berry as the first ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons worldwide. Amnesty International joined other…
  • Feb 26

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide
    In 2014, Amnesty International recorded and investigated human rights abuses in 160 countries and territories worldwide*. While progress is being made in some areas, the frightening facts and figures below show that for many people the human…
Rank this Week: 37

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Mar 2

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 3, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 3, 2015
    Caesars Files a Proposed Plan of Reorganization… Court Docket (Bankr. N.D. Ill.): Debtors’ Joint Plan of Reorganization Pursuant to Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code Court Docket (Bankr. N.D. Ill.): Disclosure Statement…
  • Mar 1

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 2, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 2, 2015
    Press Release: University General Health System, Inc. Initiates Restructuring Through A Chapter 11 Filing Court Docket (Bankr. S.D. Tex.): Declaration of Director, General Counsel and Secretary of University General Health System,…
  • Mar 1

    New Bankruptcy Opinion: RESIDENTIAL FUNDING COMPANY, LLC v. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. – Dist. Court, SD New York, 2015

    New Bankruptcy Opinion: RESIDENTIAL FUNDING COMPANY, LLC v. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. – Dist. Court, SD New York, 2015
    In re: RESIDENTIAL CAPITAL, LLC, Chapter 11 RESIDENTIAL FUNDING COMPANY, LLC, Plaintiff, v. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Defendant. Case No. 12-12020 (MG), Adv. Proc. No. 13-01820 (MG), No. 14-CV-6015 (RA). United States District Court, S.D. New…
Rank this Week: 38

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 4

    Essential Oils Scam: NOT a Medical Treatment

    Essential Oils Scam: NOT a Medical Treatment
    Social media has been exploding over the last year with claims that essential oils have cured all sorts of diseases and illnesses. Obviously, this is a total scam. Even worse, essential oils are being pushed through multi-level marketing…
  • Feb 27

    Divorce Financials: The Lifestyle Analysis and the Search for Hidden Income or Asset

    Divorce Financials: The Lifestyle Analysis and the Search for Hidden Income or Asset
    Tracy explains the purpose of a lifestyle analysis in a divorce case, and the process used to analyze the family’s finances. The lifestyle analysis may be used to determine how much money is required to continue living the lifestyle the…
  • Feb 24

    Family Lies: Fraud in Family Busine

    Family Lies: Fraud in Family Busine
    Trust is inherent in any good business. We continuously place trust in our employees and in those with whom we do business. But that trust which is so necessary to the operation of a business is also the impetus for thieves to profit. It is…
Rank this Week: 39

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 4

    Birth Tourism in the New

    Birth Tourism in the New
    In the story that is making the national news, the Los Angeles Times reports on what restrictionists will no doubt characterize as the latest episode of the alleged abuse of the American rule of birthright citizenship. The Times reports…
  • Mar 4

    15 Journalists Selected for Immigration Fellowship

    15 Journalists Selected for Immigration Fellowship
    Fifteen journalists have been selected for a fellowship program on the educational, economic and social issues faced by immigrant children and their families. The Institute for Justice & Journalism will conduct its annual fellowship…
  • Mar 4

    House Fully Funds DHS, No Immigration Rider

    House Fully Funds DHS, No Immigration Rider
    Sean Sullivan of the Washington Post reports that House Speaker John A. Boehner "surrendered [yesterday] to Democratic demands to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security, ending a tense three-month showdown over immigration. But…
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • Feb 24

    Evaluating Opposing Parties’ eDiscovery & Scanned Document Production

    Evaluating Opposing Parties’ eDiscovery & Scanned Document Production
    By John MartinMuch has been written about how to use advanced tools to select and produce electronic discovery. However, for every producing party there is a requesting party that has to review and analyze the produced documents. While…
  • Feb 22

    Ennui: Have We Grown Weary of e-Discovery?

    Ennui: Have We Grown Weary of e-Discovery?
    By Craig BallI love the word “ennui.” It’s from the French for vexing and describes a feeling of languor, lassitude and listlessness. It speaks of an agitation and weariness born of having seen it all before. I picture…
  • Feb 22

    Big Data Land Mines for Insurers To Avoid In 2015

    Big Data Land Mines for Insurers To Avoid In 2015
    By Kevin PetrieBefore data was big, Google was a verb, or Gordon Moore wrote his law, insurers were using math and statistics to predict the future. As early as the 2 nd millennia BC, Babylonian sea merchants paid lenders extra for a promise…
Rank this Week: 40

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 4

    Passing Down a Private Foundation

    Passing Down a Private Foundation
    If you have a private foundation, it is time to think about who might run it after your death. The best advice for donors and heirs is to start planning. A private foundation is a lot like a family business:...
  • Mar 4

    Article on Trusting Trust

    Article on Trusting Trust
    Deborah S. Gordon (Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law) recently published an article entitled, Trusting Trust, Kansas Law Review, Vol. 63 (2015); Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-A-01.…
  • Mar 4

    Three Parent Babies Opposed by EU MEP

    Three Parent Babies Opposed by EU MEP
    As I have previously discussed, in early February Britain's House of Commons voted in favor of a bill that would allow the genetic modification of babies to prevent birth defects, which would result in the children having the DNA of...
Rank this Week: 44

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 18

    From the Inbox

    From the Inbox
    From her corner office in New York’s Rockefeller Center, [Rebecca Patterson] the chief investment officer of Bessemer Trust Co. is putting $55.7 billion in client assets under geopolitical stress. ...  Patterson joined Bessemer,…
Rank this Week: 43

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: 42

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie

    Chino Hills Head On Crash Causes Major Injurie
    A head-on car accident in Chino Hills left two motorists severely injured. According to a news report in in The Press-Enterprise, the major injury collision occurred the night of February 26, 2015 at Carbon Canyon Road and Canyon Hills near…
  • Feb 23

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site

    Man Injured Falling Off Ladder At Huntington Beach Construction Site
    A man was injured in a construction site accident after he fell off a ladder the afternoon of February 16, 2015. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred at a parking structure under construction near…
  • Feb 18

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway

    Dropped Mattress Leads to Fatal Santa Ana Crash on 55 Freeway
    Cynthia Brock, 53, of Costa Mesa was killed in a Santa Ana car accident, which officials say, was caused by a dropped mattress on the 55 Freeway. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the…
Rank this Week: 45