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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

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Another Bolger Conspirator Takes a Plea

    Another Bolger Conspirator Takes a Plea
    Gary Hughes, 36, San Diego, California, pled guilty to one count of mortgage fraud conspiracy involving bank fraud. He faces a maximum penalty of 30 years’ imprisonment. According to the plea agreement and court proceedings, in…
  • Apr 25

    Indictment in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Using Straw Borrower

    Indictment in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Using Straw Borrower
    Sergio Roman Barrientos, 62, Poway, California, was indicted by a federal grand jury in a six-count superseding indictment that charged both Barrientos and Zalathiel Aguila, 42, Fairfield, California. According to the…
  • Apr 25

    18 Years in Timeshare Consulting Scam

    18 Years in Timeshare Consulting Scam
    Ian Resnick, 41, Abescon, New Jersey was sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in a $3 million conspiracy to scam customers by offering phony consulting services to owners of timeshares through the New Jersey-based Vacation…
Rank this Week: 2

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 3

    Indiana Exit Polling and Result

    Indiana Exit Polling and Result
    Here's a thread for Indiana results. Indiana is in two time zones, so some polls close at 6 pm and others at 7pm. CBS early exit polling for Republicans: Early exit polling data finds a majority of Indiana GOP primary voters are…
  • May 3

    ISIS: Third U.S. Combat Death in Iraq

    ISIS: Third U.S. Combat Death in Iraq
    The U.S. has confirmed a navy SEAL was killed today by ISIS fire. On Tuesday, a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed by “direct fire” about three miles from the front lines north of Mosul after Islamic State fighters penetrated…
  • May 3

    Indiana and Beyond: Republicans to Get Trump'd

    Indiana and Beyond: Republicans to Get Trump'd
    As Ted Cruz and Donald Trump wade into the mud with their personal attacks against each other, Republicans are coming to grips with the realization that Donald Trump will be their nominee. Former John McCain top advisor Mark Salter says…
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

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: 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/
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • May 4

    Old Lady Lawyer: One Dinosaur’s Point Of View On Millennial

    Old Lady Lawyer: One Dinosaur’s Point Of View On Millennial
    One lawyer marvels at the "stupefying ignorance and arrogance of new lawyers."
  • May 4

    Back In The Race: Networking When You Hate People

    Back In The Race: Networking When You Hate People
    Networking doesn't have to be awful, according to columnist Shannon Achimalbe.
  • May 4

    Morning Docket: 05.04.16

    Morning Docket: 05.04.16
    * At long last, the ABA has released the final version of its employment statistics for the law school class of 2015. Ten months after graduation, 59.2 percent of the class was employed in long-term, full-time jobs where bar passage was…
Rank this Week: 7

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: 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/
  • May 4

    [Ilya Somin] Don’t give up the fight against Trump

    [Ilya Somin] Don’t give up the fight against Trump
    Donald Trump (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Even before Donald Trump’s victory in Indiana yesterday, many Republican elites have increasingly begun to roll over for him. There is a widespread sense that Trump’s…
  • May 3

    [Dale Carpenter] Top faculty committee at Minnesota moves speech recommendation

    [Dale Carpenter] Top faculty committee at Minnesota moves speech recommendation
    The top committee representing faculty at the University of Minnesota has unanimously advanced for further consideration a series of strong recommendations for protecting speech on campus. The recommendations include a proposal to empower a…
  • May 2

    [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] William F. Buckley Program at Yale hosts its second annual ‘Disinvitation Dinner’

    [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] William F. Buckley Program at Yale hosts its second annual ‘Disinvitation Dinner’
    Then-New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly (left) and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) speak at a news conference in New York in 2013. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Five years ago, a group of undergraduates founded the…
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/
  • May 3

    Four men arrested in connection with murder of Honduras rights activist

    Four men arrested in connection with murder of Honduras rights activist
    [JURIST] Four men were arrested Monday in connection with the murder of Berta Cáceres, the founder of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations Honduras (COPINH) [advocacy website, in Spanish] and a prominent defender…
  • May 3

    UN rights experts call for action to address Flint water crisi

    UN rights experts call for action to address Flint water crisi
    [JURIST] Three UN human rights experts on Tuesday urged [press release] action to address the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, saying it iis “[n]ot just about water, but human rights.” The experts on extreme poverty, housing, and…
  • May 3

    Argentina prosecutor urges investigation of former president for illegal enrichment

    Argentina prosecutor urges investigation of former president for illegal enrichment
    [JURIST] An Argentinian federal prosecutor on Monday made a formal request to a judge to conduct an investigation of former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner [BBC profile] and her son for illegal enrichment. Federal prosecutor Carlos…
Rank this Week: 10

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 4

    "Paul Robert Cohen and 'his' Famous Free-Speech Case"

    "Paul Robert Cohen and 'his' Famous Free-Speech Case"
    "Paul Robert Cohen and 'his' Famous Free-Speech Case": David L. Hudson Jr. has this post online today at the Newseum Institute.
  • May 4

    "Are Long Death Penalty Delays Unconstitutional?"

    "Are Long Death Penalty Delays Unconstitutional?"
    "Are Long Death Penalty Delays Unconstitutional?" Law professor Michael C. Dorf has this essay online today at Justia's Verdict.
  • May 4

    "Chief justice of Canada reflects on 35 years as a judge"

    "Chief justice of Canada reflects on 35 years as a judge"
    "Chief justice of Canada reflects on 35 years as a judge": William & Mary has posted online a law student's article that begins, "William & Mary Law School recently hosted Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Beverley…
Rank this Week: 11

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 12

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 4

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    Coverage relating to the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, its effect on the Court, and the nomination of Chief Judge Merrick Garland to succeed him comes from Hanna Trudo of Politico, who reports on comments by President Barack Obama to news…
  • May 3

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Hartley v. Sanchez 15-1281 Issue: Whether individual detectives and an investigator are entitled to qualified immunity from a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claim for malicious prosecution based on…
  • May 3

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On May 11 at 1 p.m., the State & Local Legal Center will host a discussion on decisions of the Roberts Court that have affected state and local governments. Speakers will include this blog’s Tom Goldstein, Adam Liptak, and David…
Rank this Week: 13

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/
  • May 2

    Got Me

    Got Me
    Dolphin Expressway to be Converted to 15 Consecutive Miles of Toll Booths The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) announced on Monday that it plans to greatly expand the number of toll plazas along State Road 836. The plan, which will take…
  • Apr 29

    Carter Coal Live

    Carter Coal Live
    The DC Circuit issued a major separation of powers ruling today in Ass’n of American Railroads v. DOT. The main part of the opinion adopts a view of the non-delegation doctrine that I explained and relied on as part of … Continue…
  • Apr 29

    Mysteries of Twitter (II)

    Mysteries of Twitter (II)
    Each section of JOTWELL is set up with a basically identical wordpress blog. (Don’t ask why, there were good reasons to do it that way when we started.) Each section forwards posts to twitter via Twitter Feed. The tweets appear ……
Rank this Week: 14

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: 15

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: 16

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/
  • May 3

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Puerto Rico, EEOC, and Arbitration

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Puerto Rico, EEOC, and Arbitration
    And here we are again. Over on LXBN I’ve got a post up about whether cybersecurity is a big problem for small firms or not. And if you want an example of blogging on a beat, be sure to check …
  • May 3

    Google’s “Posts” for direct publishing is not for most

    Google’s “Posts” for direct publishing is not for most
    Google is testing a new feature that enables publishers and marketers to publish directly to the search engine.  Sounds great. Publish onto Google without having a publishing site of your own and achieve high search engine…
  • May 2

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: gTLD, Methane, and the Elephant in the Room

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: gTLD, Methane, and the Elephant in the Room
    Happy Monday all! I’ve got a piece up on LXBN about the future of tipping, and what the complicated landscape means for workers. And now, your top 10: China and The Internet of Things: Who Owns What? – Harris …
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • May 4

    Owen on the Protection of Little Streams & the Evolution of Environmental Law

    Owen on the Protection of Little Streams & the Evolution of Environmental Law
    Dave Owen (University of California - Hastings College of the Law) has posted Little Streams and the Continuing Transformation of Environmental Law (Utah Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the past two decades, federal…
  • May 4

    Bodansky on the Paris Climate Change Agreement

    Bodansky on the Paris Climate Change Agreement
    Daniel Bodansky (Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law) has posted The Paris Climate Change Agreement: A New Hope? (American Journal of International Law, vol. 110 (Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Paris…
  • May 3

    Sólyom on Kelsen's Constitutional Theory & Political Principle

    Sólyom on Kelsen's Constitutional Theory & Political Principle
    Péter Sólyom (University of Debrecen) has posted Between Legal Technique and Legal Policy Remarks on Hans Kelsen's Constitutional Theory on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this article I seek to re-interpret some of the problems…
Rank this Week: 18

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 19

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Strategic Capacity Investment Under Hold‐Up Threats: The Role of Contract Length and Width

    Strategic Capacity Investment Under Hold‐Up Threats: The Role of Contract Length and Width
    Laure Durand-Viel, Universite Paris Dauphine and Bertrand Villeneuve, Université Paris Dauphine; National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) identify Strategic…
  • May 4

    Does the Excess Entry Theorem Hold in a Differentiated Oligopoly?

    Does the Excess Entry Theorem Hold in a Differentiated Oligopoly?
    Koichi Kagitani, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, Takao Ohkawa, Ritsumeikan University, and Makoto Okamura, Hiroshima University - Economics ask Does the Excess Entry Theorem Hold in a Differentiated Oligopoly? ABSTRACT: Though it is…
  • May 3

    The Argument for Robust Competition Supervision in Developing and Transition Countrie

    The Argument for Robust Competition Supervision in Developing and Transition Countrie
    Frank Emmert, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law makes The Argument for Robust Competition Supervision in Developing and Transition Countries. ABSTRACT: This is a draft of an article that will be published - after some…
Rank this Week: 20

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Muslim Woman Sues Long Beach Police Over Forced Removal of Hijab

    Muslim Woman Sues Long Beach Police Over Forced Removal of Hijab
    A suit was filed last week in federal district court in California against the city of Long Beach and its police by a Muslim woman who says that her hijab (headscarf) was forcefully removed while she was being booked by police and held…
  • May 4

    Suit Charges Rabbi With Sexual Abuse of High School Boy

    Suit Charges Rabbi With Sexual Abuse of High School Boy
    AP reports on a federal court lawsuit filed yesterday in Connecticut by 28-year old Eliyahu Mirlis against Rabbi Daniel Greer and the Jewish high school and elementary school that the rabbi heads.  The suit alleges that between…
  • May 4

    Suit Claims Employer Required Watching of Scientology Based Video

    Suit Claims Employer Required Watching of Scientology Based Video
    Yesterday's Las Vegas Review-Journal reported on an employment discrimination lawsuit filed April 26 against Real Water, a water bottling company owned by a member of the Nevada legislature.  Former "brand ambassador" Grecia…
Rank this Week: 21

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: 22

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    Conference: Integration and International Dispute Resolution in Small State

    Conference: Integration and International Dispute Resolution in Small State
    On May 19-20, 2016, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, the Queen Mary Centre for Small States, and the Open University Law School will hold a conference on "Integration and International Dispute Resolution in Small…
  • May 4

    Bannelier: Military Interventions Against ISIL in Iraq, Syria and Libya and the Legal Basis of Consent

    Bannelier: Military Interventions Against ISIL in Iraq, Syria and Libya and the Legal Basis of Consent
    Karine Bannelier (Université Grenoble Alpes - Law) has posted Military Interventions Against ISIL in Iraq, Syria and Libya and the Legal Basis of Consent (Leiden Journal of International Law, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:The legal…
  • May 4

    Bakiner: Truth Commissions: Memory, Power, and Legitimacy

    Bakiner: Truth Commissions: Memory, Power, and Legitimacy
    Onur Bakiner (Seattle Univ. - Political Science) has published Truth Commissions: Memory, Power, and Legitimacy (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 2016). Here's the abstract: Since the 1980s a number of countries have established truth commissions…
Rank this Week: 23

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 4

    Law School Rankings:Federal Judicial Clerkship

    Law School Rankings:Federal Judicial Clerkship
    Derek Muller (Pepperdine), Visualizing Law School Federal Judicial Clerkship Placement, 2013-2015: The release of the latest ABA employment data offers an opportunity to update the three-year federal judicial clerkship placement rates. Here…
  • May 4

    IRS To Hire 700 New Enforcement Agent

    IRS To Hire 700 New Enforcement Agent
    Wall Street Journal, IRS to Hire Up to 700 Enforcement Workers: The Internal Revenue Service is hiring up to 700 employees for tax enforcement in what Commissioner John Koskinen calls the agency’s “first significant enforcement hiring in…
  • May 4

    The Value Of Corporate Externships For Law Student

    The Value Of Corporate Externships For Law Student
    Part 1: Grooming the Next Generation of In-House Counsel Part 2: The Soft Skills a Corporate Externship Program Teaches Part 3: What Law Students Gain When They Work as Corporate Externs Part 4: Challenges We Faced in Creating a Corporate…
Rank this Week: 24

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 25

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Michelle Obama on NCIS

    Michelle Obama on NCIS
    Per the previews, NCIS on 3 May 2016 discussed "Joining Forces" at the 24 minute mark, and Michelle Obamaappeared at the 53 minute mark. Character Gibbs said "Honor to serve ma'am".The underlying issue was the lack of bar reciprocity…
  • May 3

    Washington Post not telling full story on Cuozzo/IPR?

    Washington Post not telling full story on Cuozzo/IPR?
    From a Washington Post piece on the Cuozzo case, and the ambiguities left by Congress as to IPR in the AIA:The problem: Congress never told the agency [USPTO] how it was supposed to review contested patents, so the Patent Office decided to…
  • May 2

    Plagiarism incident at the Naval War College; result different from the Walsh affair at Army War College?

    Plagiarism incident at the Naval War College; result different from the Walsh affair at Army War College?
    ForeignPolicy reports an incident of plagiarism at the Naval War College, which apparently ended differentlythan the Walsh incident at the Army War College.See How not to handle plagiarism: An example from the Naval War CollegeAccording to…
Rank this Week: 26

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 27

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Social Security Loophole Closed That Was Hitting Same-Sex Couple

    Social Security Loophole Closed That Was Hitting Same-Sex Couple
    Until the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage throughout the nation, gay couples that had been married were excluded from a key rule applied to applicants for Supplemental Security Income. Normally, applicants will have part of the…
  • May 4

    CLE On Advanced Estate Planning Strategies In 2016

    CLE On Advanced Estate Planning Strategies In 2016
    The State Bar of Texas is hosting a CLE entitled, Advanced Estate Planning And Probate 2016, which will take place on June 22-24, 2016 at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio. Provided below is a description of...
  • May 4

    Some Things To Keep In Mind When Asked To Serve As Executor

    Some Things To Keep In Mind When Asked To Serve As Executor
    The task of being an executor of an estate is no small matter since it entails a tremendous amount of responsibility over the property of another while potentially being exposed to personal liability. Even when the estate is small those...
Rank this Week: 28

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

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

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

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

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

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

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 29

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • May 3

    Man Fatally Injured in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident

    Man Fatally Injured in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident
    Felix Navarette, 74, died four days after he was critically injured in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night of April 30, 2016. Navarette was crossing North…
  • May 3

    Grandmother Killed, Five Others Injured in Valley Glen Car Accident

    Grandmother Killed, Five Others Injured in Valley Glen Car Accident
    A 63-year-old grandmother was killed and five others were injured, including three of the woman’s grandchildren, in a multi-vehicle car accident in Valley Glen. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the fatal accident occurred…
  • Apr 25

    Fatal South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident

    Fatal South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
    Police have arrested a driver after a fatal pedestrian accident in South Los Angeles. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the fatal collision occurred the night of April 21, 2016 at the intersection of Slauson Avenue and Gramercy…
Rank this Week: 30

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 2

    Class action: too much ice in Starbucks iced drink

    Class action: too much ice in Starbucks iced drink
    “A consumer class claims Starbucks’ cold drinks are almost half ice and the coffee chain misrepresents the fluid ounces of its popular, and profitable, iced coffee and tea beverages….Further, Starbucks charges more for cold…
  • May 1

    Labor “persuader” rule blasted at House hearing

    Labor “persuader” rule blasted at House hearing
    On “Wednesday the American Bar Association joined others in asking federal lawmakers to reconsider the [Labor Department’s] revised rule [requiring more extensive disclosure of the identities of outside professionals hired to…
  • May 1

    First Amendment roundup

    First Amendment roundup
    How the courts came to extend First Amendment protection to art, music, movies, and other expression not originally classed as “press” or “speech” [new Mark Tushnet, Alan Chen, and Joseph Blocher book via Ronald…
Rank this Week: 31

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    North Hills Minivan Rollover Crash Proves Deadly

    North Hills Minivan Rollover Crash Proves Deadly
    One man was killed and eight others were injured in a North Hills rollover crash triggered by a 20-year-old woman who ran a red light and crashed into a minivan at a street intersection the morning of April 17, 2016. According to a Fox 11…
  • Mar 30

    Fullerton Hit-and-Run Crash Leaves Pedestrian Injured

    Fullerton Hit-and-Run Crash Leaves Pedestrian Injured
    When you are involved in a hit-and-run accident, you stop, regardless of whose fault the accident was. As Orange County car accident attorneys who represent the seriously injured, we see examples of how motorists get themselves in trouble…
  • Mar 15

    Man Critically Injured in Fullerton Truck Underride Accident

    Man Critically Injured in Fullerton Truck Underride Accident
    A man suffered critical injuries in a truck underride accident early morning on March 15, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred near the intersection of West Bastanchury Road and…
Rank this Week: 32

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
  • May 4

    AMENDED OPINION: Johnson v. Hansen Trust

    AMENDED OPINION: Johnson v. Hansen Trust
    CIVIL – QUIET TITLE DA 14-0478, 2016 MT 46A, DOUGLAS W. JOHNSON, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. WAYNE S. HANSEN TRUST; THE STATE OF MONTANA; THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE of the State of Montana; POWELL COUNTY, a body politic and corporate and…
  • May 3

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Gilhousen

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Gilhousen
    CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 15-0396, 2016 MT 100N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. PHILIP JASON GILHOUSEN, Defendant and Appellant.
  • May 3

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Cooksey v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Cooksey v. State
    CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 15-0130, 2016 MT 99N, BOBBY COOKSEY, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 33

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: 34

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 35

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 4

    Enemy of the State – Still Topical

    Enemy of the State – Still Topical
    I recently watched the 1998 movie Enemy of the State . It is a spy thriller about a lawyer being smeared by politicians because they believe he has information that can implicate them in criminal matters – the murder of a…
  • May 4

    A Proposal for Automated Online Dispute Resolution, Part 1

    A Proposal for Automated Online Dispute Resolution, Part 1
    This essay proposes a set of draft standards for automated online dispute resolution (AODR). The drafts I propose here are for transactional disputes, and specifically for AODR that generates arbitral awards in the millions of claims for debt…
  • May 4

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Pritchard v. Van Nes, 2016…
Rank this Week: 36

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 14

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law
    2-14-16 California: SACRAMENTO – Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today she is authoring legislation that will stop the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) from allowing convicted sex offenders…
  • Feb 12

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction
    2-12-16 New Hampshire: HB 1153 would prohibit towns or municipalities in New Hampshire from passing ordinances that restrict where registered sex offenders can reside. The bill is being considered by the House Criminal Justice and Public…
  • Feb 12

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?
    2-12-16 California: They’ve got to go somewhere. Nobody wants Sharper Future, the California-based rehab center for sex offenders, on their block. This week, clinic owners abandoned a bid to move into the vacant space at 100 Church St.…
Rank this Week: 37

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: 38

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

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

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

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

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

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

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/
  • May 4

    Trump and Constitutional Law

    Trump and Constitutional Law
    Like most members of my class, I abhor the possibility, now much stronger, that Donald Trump will become president of the United States. I tend to be an ambivalent technocrat, and so the notion of a blundering, populist, somewhat…
  • May 3

    Entry Level Hiring: The 2016 Report - Final (?) Call for Information

    Entry Level Hiring: The 2016 Report - Final (?) Call for Information
    This is, I think, the last call for information for the 2016 Entry Level Hiring Report. I currently plan to close reporting on Wednesday, May 11. If, however, you know that there is ongoing hiring, please let me know, and I will extend that…
  • May 3

    "And a question everyone here should ask . . . " "Are your Canadian?"

    "And a question everyone here should ask . . . " "Are your Canadian?"
    I'm making this brief return to Prawfs (thanks Howard!) to plug an article by Christopher Schmidt and me on the issue of Senator Ted Cruz's eligibility to be president. The issue got a lot of play earlier in the primary season when Donald…
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

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 42

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • May 4

    Fathers, Work, Family and Masculinitie

    Fathers, Work, Family and Masculinitie
    Men’s care work and wage work both are powerfully impacted by the dynamic of masculinities. Masculinities are the male equivalent of female gender norms; they are plural because there are multiple variations, but with a dominant or…
  • May 3

    FAN 107 (First Amendment News) FTC’s Power to curb misleading ads remains intact

    FAN 107 (First Amendment News) FTC’s Power to curb misleading ads remains intact
    After a lengthy hearing (involving 14 expert witnesses and nearly 2000 exhibits), an administrative law judge (ALJ) concluded that petitioners had violated the FTC Act. . . . On de novo review, the Commission found that petitioners had…
  • May 3

    A Right to Write-in

    A Right to Write-in
    I voted in the Indiana primary on the Republican side (hint:  It wasn’t for Trump or Cruz) and this thought struck me as I looked down ballot.  In many races, the party nominee was unopposed and there was no write-in option…
Rank this Week: 44

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Rowberry on a 14th-Century Priest and Common-Law Judge

    Rowberry on a 14th-Century Priest and Common-Law Judge
    Ryan Rowberry, Georgia State University College of Law, has posted The Social Status, Education, and Benefices of Gilbert Rothbury, a Clerical Common Law Justice (1295-1321), which appeared in the Proceedings of the Fourteenth International…
  • May 3

    Belko, "Philip Pendleton Barbour in Jacksonian America"

    Belko, "Philip Pendleton Barbour in Jacksonian America"
    New from the University of Alabama Press: Philip Pendleton Barbour in Jacksonian America: An Old Republican in King Andrew’s Court, by William S. Belko (Missouri Humanities Council). A description from the Press:William S. Belko’s…
  • May 3

    How To Plan a Book Manuscript Workshop

    How To Plan a Book Manuscript Workshop
    In my previous book post, I mentioned an insight that I had gained from a book manuscript workshop -- an event that I put together towards the end of the long book-writing process. A curious reader asked for more information about this, so…
Rank this Week: 43

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
  • May 4

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Connecticut Law School Abner Greene, Fordham University School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty Workshop Series: The Concept of the Speech Platform: Walker v. Texas. Paper...
  • May 3

    CFP: Ecological Restoration and the Law– Griffith Law Review, AU

    CFP: Ecological Restoration and the Law– Griffith Law Review, AU
    The Griffith Law Review: Law Theory Society of Griffith University welcomes submissions for its special issue entitled Ecological Restoration and the Law: Recovering Nature’s Past for the Future edited by Professor…
  • May 3

    Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for Int’l Law @ NYU Law

    Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for Int’l Law @ NYU Law
    The Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law will host its fifth Forum, which will be held at New York University School of Law on Monday June 27, Tuesday June 28 and...
Rank this Week: 45