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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/
  • Aug 20

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    It's been days since our last open thread. I've been focused on ISIS and Iraq, and readers seem focused on Ferguson. Here's some space to talk about other things, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
  • Aug 20

    Pentagon Insists Mosul Dam Strikes Aren't Mission Creep

    Pentagon Insists Mosul Dam Strikes Aren't Mission Creep
    Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby insists the airstrikes on Mosul Dam were not "mission creep." “Mission creep refers to the growth or expansion of the goals and objectives of a military operation -- that the goals and objectives change,…
  • Aug 20

    Ferguson Update

    Ferguson Update
    Ferguson was fairly calm Tuesday night, with most people peacefully protesting. AG Eric Holder arrives in Ferguson today. Here is his letter to the people of Ferguson. Gov. Nixon said the county prosecutor will stay on the case for…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Lengthy Prison Sentences Handed Down in Bank Fraud Scheme Involving Investment Propertie

    Lengthy Prison Sentences Handed Down in Bank Fraud Scheme Involving Investment Propertie
    Darryl Burke, 50, and Vicki Garland, 50, both of Delray Beach, Florida, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn for their roles in a multi-million dollar bank fraud scheme spanning from at least 2002 through 2013, wherein…
  • Aug 19

    CPA and Wife Sentenced for Their Roles in the Crisp & Cole Mortgage Fraud Scam

    CPA and Wife Sentenced for Their Roles in the Crisp & Cole Mortgage Fraud Scam
    Kevin Patrick Sluga, 60, and his wife, Leslie Sluga, 57, Bakersfield, California, have been sentenced for their roles in the Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud scheme wherein the defendants and other individuals defrauded lenders by causing…
  • Aug 19

    Its Prison Time for 4 Mortgage Fraudster

    Its Prison Time for 4 Mortgage Fraudster
    Jarrod Jamiel Williams, 35, McKinney, Texas, Christopher Davis Allen, 42, and his ex-wife, Cheryl Renee Allen, 51, both of Dallas, Texas, Arzonda Murchison, 43, Dallas, and Aaron Robert Martell, Georgia, who were convicted for their roles in…
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/
  • Aug 17

    FL - Officers bend rules to boost sex sting arrest total

    FL - Officers bend rules to boost sex sting arrest total
    Sheriff Grady JuddOriginal Article (Video available) 08/09/2014 By Noah Pransky This is the first of a two-part series examining how law enforcement is blurring the lines on due process. POLK COUNTY - In the decade since Chris Hansen and…
  • Aug 17

    IA - The people's voice is angry: Outcry over sex offender's release fires up social media — but when does the fire get out of control?

    IA - The people's voice is angry: Outcry over sex offender's release fires up social media — but when does the fire get out of control?
    Original Article 08/08/2014 By Sarah Tisinger MUSCATINE - When a 23-year-old Muscatine man convicted of lascivious acts with a child was released from prison after serving four years of a 15-year sentence, the People of Muscatine…
  • Aug 12

    NOTICE: WE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATING THIS BLOG!

    NOTICE: WE WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATING THIS BLOG!
    We are moving on with our lives and will not be updating this blog anymore. We will be deleting the Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and other accounts, but this blog will remain as it is. Sorry if this causes any inconveniences? Sincerely, Sex…
Rank this Week: 5

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • Aug 20

    Toms Sells Half of Itself to Bain Capital

    Toms Sells Half of Itself to Bain Capital
    The fashion purveyor agreed on Wednesday to sell half of itself to Bain Capital, bringing an end to a two-month sales process that drew in a number of potential bidders interested in buying a stake.
  • Aug 20

    Carl Icahn Takes Stake in Hertz to Pressure Its Management

    Carl Icahn Takes Stake in Hertz to Pressure Its Management
    The activist investor, who has built up a nearly 8.5 percent stake in Hertz stake by buying options, said he wanted to engage Hertz’s board and management.
  • Aug 20

    Chain, a Bitcoin Start-Up, Raises $9.5 Million Led by Khosla Venture

    Chain, a Bitcoin Start-Up, Raises $9.5 Million Led by Khosla Venture
    Chain, which provides quick access to Bitcoin’s online ledger of transactions called the blockchain, has also lured several other leading venture capital firms in the latest funding round.
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/
  • Aug 20

    LOOKING FOR THE 2014 FIRE CODE?

    LOOKING FOR THE 2014 FIRE CODE?
    Available at CityStore The New York City Fire Code regulates fire safety in the operation and maintenance of all buildings, and establishes design requirements for a wide range of building installations. The Fire Code is a companion…
  • Aug 20

    NYS RETIREMENT FUND'S DOING GOOD

    NYS RETIREMENT FUND'S DOING GOOD
    DiNapoli: NYS Common Retirement Fund Rises to Estimated $180.7 Billion The New York State Common Retirement Fund’s (Fund) value grew to an estimated $180.7 billion in the first quarter ending June 30, 2014, according to New…
  • Aug 20

    PREFER HUMAN FINANCIAL ADVICE?

    PREFER HUMAN FINANCIAL ADVICE?
    U.S. Investors Opt for Human Over Online Financial Advice Just one in three are very comfortable using online technology for investing by Lydia Saad PRINCETON, NJ -- Even as access to the Internet has become ubiquitous in the U.S.…
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/
  • Aug 20

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.20.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.20.14
    * Anna Nicole Smith’s estate finally loses its effort to secure a piece of her late husband’s estate. This whole thing was like Bleak House with boobs. [Jezebel] * Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage in Virginia. So there you…
  • Aug 20

    Thanks To Our Awesome Advertisers On ATL

    Thanks To Our Awesome Advertisers On ATL
    Above the Law extends thanks to its advertisers.
  • Aug 20

    Get Real With Law Firm Marketing — 5 Observation

    Get Real With Law Firm Marketing — 5 Observation
    With the legal market shrinking and getting more competitive, marketing is more important than ever.
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/
  • Aug 20

    Federal judge rules Indiana must recognize out of state same-sex marriage

    Federal judge rules Indiana must recognize out of state same-sex marriage
    [JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed out of state. The lawsuit was filed by one same-sex…
  • Aug 20

    California passes law banning sterilization of inmate

    California passes law banning sterilization of inmate
    [JURIST] California Governor Jerry Brown was a presented with a bill [SB 1135, text] on Tuesday to ban sterilization of female inmates in California after the California Senate [official websites] unanimously voted to pass the law. The bill…
  • Aug 20

    Mexico environmental agency sues copper mining company over spill

    Mexico environmental agency sues copper mining company over spill
    [JURIST] The Mexican Attorney General for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) [official website] on Monday filed a criminal complaint [text, press release, in Spanish] against copper mining companies Buena Vista del Cobre, SA de CV and Minera…
Rank this Week: 10

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…
  • Aug 15

    By: EAkHCuax

    By: EAkHCuax
    <strong>EAkHCuax</strong>Securities Law and Going Public Blog
  • Aug 5

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    […] is gonna kill meDrum Building Secrets!Make Your Mark Online With These Design Tips : BACKLINKSSecurities Lawyer101 l Securities Law Blog l Hamilton & AssociatesPennySaverUSA.com Blog - The Best Resource for Online Classifieds,…
Rank this Week: 11

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Court blocks Virginia same-sex marriage ruling (UPDATED)

    Court blocks Virginia same-sex marriage ruling (UPDATED)
    Just as it did when a federal trial judge in Utah struck down that state’s ban on same-sex marriage, this afternoon the Supreme Court put on hold a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which had held that…
  • Aug 19

    The much-discussed Ryan v. Hurles returns, expanded

    The much-discussed Ryan v. Hurles returns, expanded
    The Supreme Court labored over some major rulings at its last Term, but perhaps no harder on any one of them than on a case it did not actually decide.  For twenty-three straight private sessions, from before the Term opened to shortly…
  • Aug 19

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Lopez v. Smith 13-946 Issue: Whether the Ninth Circuit failed to apply the deferential standard of review required by 28 U.S.C. § 2254(d) when it granted federal habeas relief from a state…
Rank this Week: 12

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 13

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 20

    Call For Papers: AALS International Human Rights Section

    Call For Papers: AALS International Human Rights Section
    The AALS Section on International Human Rights is pleased to announce that it will sponsor a call for papers for its program during the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The program will be called Global Perspectives on Human…
  • Aug 18

    When May States Lawfully Recruit Internally Displaced Persons into Civil Militias?

    When May States Lawfully Recruit Internally Displaced Persons into Civil Militias?
    All states have an intrinsic right to call upon their citizens to undertake military service, but under what circumstances may states recruit citizens into irregular forces or civil militias? And what if the citizens are internally displaced…
  • Aug 15

    Aid Workers Could Secure Better Protection under the Protection of Civilians Mandate

    Aid Workers Could Secure Better Protection under the Protection of Civilians Mandate
    When two aid workers were shot dead in Afghanistan last month, the world’s media focused its attention on the dangers of 21st century humanitarianism and the challenges that assistance agencies face in protecting their personnel. Those…
Rank this Week: 14

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/
  • Aug 20

    Why Twitter timeline changes are not a bad thing

    Why Twitter timeline changes are not a bad thing
    Twitter is now adding content it thinks you would like to see into your home timeline. Despite many people crying foul, I think this move may be a positive one for all Twitter users, new ones and veterans. Until now, your home timeline…
  • Aug 19

    Authentic legal blogging builds relationship

    Authentic legal blogging builds relationship
    Miraz Jordan (@miraz), a freelance technology writer from New Zealand, had witnessed the world where bloggers were concerned with catchy headlines and web traffic. It was not until she was asked to do a piece on the New Zealand Presbyterian…
  • Aug 19

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Insider Trading, Like-Gating Apps, IP Traps in Crowdfunding

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Insider Trading, Like-Gating Apps, IP Traps in Crowdfunding
    Hacking is probably going to get a lot worse before it gets any better. The breaches keep coming in greater frequencies, and hitting more sensitive targets, as news comes that Chinese hackers hit a health system network. That and more in…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Aug 20

    More on police "pattern or practice" in Ferguson

    More on police "pattern or practice" in Ferguson
    Andrew Ferguson (UDC) has an essay at HuffPost discussing the potential for mapping and predictive technologies to look not only at where crime occurs (its primary current use), but also where police officers are at given times and what they…
  • Aug 20

    Response(s) to Rick Garnett's Essay on Freedom of Religion and Freedom of the Church

    Response(s) to Rick Garnett's Essay on Freedom of Religion and Freedom of the Church
    As Rick noted here a while back, he has a piece up at the Liberty Law site on "Freedom of Religion and Freedom of the Church." There have been several interesting responses to it by Donald Drakeman and John Inazu. Here is my own,…
  • Aug 20

    "Criminals In Uniform"

    "Criminals In Uniform"
    I have been profoundly disheartened by the police shooting, peaceful protests, draconian police response, and the slide into sporadic rioting currently dragging out in Ferguson, Missouri. The frustration expressed by the Ferguson protestors…
Rank this Week: 16

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Aug 20

    Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA’s X-Ray Body Scanner

    Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA’s X-Ray Body Scanner
    Additionally, they found that they could infect the scanner with malware---most practically for an attacker by picking the lock on the scanner's cabinet and physically installing the malware on the PC inside.
  • Aug 19

    How To Save The Net

    How To Save The Net
    We asked some of the biggest stakeholders in the Internet as we know it to lay out ways we can fix it. We are excited to present you with six thoughtful solutions to problems urgently facing the future of the Internet.
  • Aug 19

    How to Save the Net: Don’t Give In to Big ISP

    How to Save the Net: Don’t Give In to Big ISP
    The next Netflix won't stand a chance if the largest US Internet service providers are allowed to merge or demand extra fees from content companies trying to reach their subscribers.
Rank this Week: 17

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
  • Oct 21

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe
    Há nove anos, os presidentes dos tribunais superiores entregaram ao então ministro da Justiça Márcio Thomaz Bastos uma proposta de modernização do Judiciário, sugerindo uma série de…
  • Sep 26

    Yankees go home

    Yankees go home
     Artigo publicado no Editorial do Jornal valor Econômico em 26/09/2013   Yankees go home Por Heloisa Magalhães O “pito” de Dilma Rousseff nos americanos e a reação ao poder da…
  • Sep 11

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape

    Provas Digitais é tema de palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. Conape
    A análise de validade das provas geradas em formato digital nas perícias forenses será o tema da palestra de Alexandre Atheniense no 4o. CONAPE - Congresso Nacional de Perícia Judicial: Conhecimento e…
Rank this Week: 18

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 20

    Feta-compli?

    Feta-compli?
    The remorselessly paternalistic British Medical Journal now prints an article urging that government take action against salty varieties of cheese such as Roquefort and Halloumi [Guardian] Tweet Tags: eat drink and be merry, salt Feta-compli?…
  • Aug 19

    Anti-discrimination law vs. associational freedom, again

    Anti-discrimination law vs. associational freedom, again
    Robert and Cynthia Gifford offer their Liberty Ridge Farm in Schaghticoke, N.Y. as a wedding venue. New York has now fined them $13,000 for politely declining to host a gay wedding. They’ll also have to train their employees in…
  • Aug 19

    Police and civil disorder roundup

    Police and civil disorder roundup
    All-Ferguson edition, including my CNBC exchange last Friday, above: Typically good John Stossel column [Washington Examiner, syndicated, and thanks for mention] Disturbing innovations coming our way in the world of crowd/protest control…
Rank this Week: 19

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Aug 20

    Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania
    WFMZ-TV posts, "15 years without an execution: the death penalty in Pennsylvania," by Jamie Stover. Pennsylvania's Governor Tom Corbett has issued his thirty-sixth execution warrant. Michael Parrish, from Monroe County, is scheduled for…
  • Aug 20

    Tennessee OpEd

    Tennessee OpEd
    "Conservative pastor changes mind on death penalty," is Kevin Riggs OpEd in the Tennessean. He's pastor of Franklin Community Church. Because there is an issue that I want to talk about, and where I land on this issue has been...
  • Aug 20

    The State v. Darryl Hunt

    The State v. Darryl Hunt
    That's the title of a retrospective look at a notorious North Carolina case in the Winston-Salem Journal. It's written by Michael Hewitt, and is subtitled, "30 years after the murder of Deborah Sykes and 10 years after the exoneration of...
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Aug 19

    Valde Mirum

    Valde Mirum
    This is soooo weird: Krebs on Security, Lorem Ipsum: Of Good & Evil, Google & China.
  • Aug 18

    Ferguson’s Backstory

    Ferguson’s Backstory
    Amazing Whitepaper by ArchCity Defenders, a legal aid organization representing indigent defendants in the St. Louis metropolitan area, on how Ferguson police/prosecutors/judiciary are in league to milk poor defendants of large fines on the…
  • Aug 18

    Jotwell Needs a Student Editor

    Jotwell Needs a Student Editor
    Apologies, blog readers, but this announcement is for UM Law 2L and 3L students only: Jotwell, the online journal of reviews of recent faculty scholarship relating to the law, needs a third student editor. The ideal candidate will be…
Rank this Week: 21

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

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

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 20

    Which States Give You the Biggest Bang For Your Buck?

    Which States Give You the Biggest Bang For Your Buck?
    Tax Foundation, The Relative Value of $100: Which States Offer the Biggest Bang For Your Buck?: Tax Foundation, The Real Value of $100 in Metropolitan Areas:
  • Aug 20

    Survey: Grads Give High Marks to Law Schools for Professors, Training & ROI, But Not Job Placement

    Survey: Grads Give High Marks to Law Schools for Professors, Training &amp; ROI, But Not Job Placement
    Kaplan, Class of 2014 Law School Graduates Give Their Schools Solid Grades in Professor Quality, “Practice Ready” Training and ROI — But Job Placement Gets More “F”s than “A”s: According to a Kaplan Bar Review survey* of over…
  • Aug 20

    ABA Tax Section Publishes Summer 2014 Issue of News Quarterly

    ABA Tax Section Publishes Summer 2014 Issue of News Quarterly
    The ABA Tax Section has published 33 News Quarterly No. 4 (Summer 2014): Pro Bono Matters: The City of Brotherly Love Is Plagues With Poverty, by Francine Lipman (UNLV), pp. 1, 10-11 Section Meeting Calendar, p. 2 From the Chair: Ethical and…
Rank this Week: 23

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: 24

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 20

    ISIS Kills US Journalist, Threatens Another Reporter

    ISIS Kills US Journalist, Threatens Another Reporter
    The U.S. government has confirmed that ISIS militants have murdered reporter James Foley, who disappeared in Syria nearly two years ago. President Barack Obama addressed the nation, saying that both the U.S. and the world are horrified at…
  • Aug 19

    Ofcom Investigates the (UK) Gold Channel Over Live Monty Python Show

    Ofcom Investigates the (UK) Gold Channel Over Live Monty Python Show
    Ofcom, the UK broadcasting agency, is investigating complaints on two fronts about the recent live Monty Python show, which aired on the Gold Channel. Some viewers objected to the swearing broadcast before the watershed, saying there was too…
  • Aug 19

    British Police Officer Sentenced For Selling Info To Tabloid

    British Police Officer Sentenced For Selling Info To Tabloid
    The Guardian reports that Thomas Ridgeway, a Scotland Yard police officer, has been sentenced to one year in prison for for selling stories to the UK tabloid the Sun. The stories involved information about an actor who attempted suicide…
Rank this Week: 26

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
  • Aug 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Leachman

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Leachman
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUSTICE COURT APPEAL DA 13-0627, 2014 MT 231N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JAMES HENRY LEACHMAN, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Strieter

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Marriage of Strieter
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 14-0134, 2014 MT 230N, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: DEBRA STRIETER, Petitioner and Appellee, and CAREY STRIETER, Respondent and…
  • Aug 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Jenkins v. U.S. Bank

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Jenkins v. U.S. Bank
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – INJUNCTION DA 13-0838, 2014 MT 229N, JOHN JENKINS and CANDACE JENKINS, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION TRUSTEE,…
Rank this Week: 27

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Is Peanut Butter Safe?

    Is Peanut Butter Safe?
    In 2009 President Obama was quoted: “At a bare minimum, we should be able to count on our government keeping our kids safe when they eat peanut butter,” the president... Continue Reading
  • Aug 20

    Being Immune Compromised was Big Risk for this King Sooper Cantaloupe Shopper

    Being Immune Compromised was Big Risk for this King Sooper Cantaloupe Shopper
    At the time that he became infected by Listeria monocytogenes in the outbreak, Rodney was 49 years old, and he lived in the Denver suburb called Englewood.  He worked as... Continue Reading
  • Aug 20

    E. coli Uptick in Alberta Sickens 122 in a Month

    E. coli Uptick in Alberta Sickens 122 in a Month
    Alberta Health Services says 122 people across the province have been diagnosed with potentially dangerous E. coli germs over the past month. The health agency says the type of bacteria... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 28

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/
  • Aug 20

    Cross on Diversity Jurisdiction & National Harmony

    Cross on Diversity Jurisdiction &amp; National Harmony
    Jesse M Cross has posted National 'Harmony': An Inter-Branch Constitutional Principle and Its Application to Diversity Jurisdiction (Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 501, 2014, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Most constitutional…
  • Aug 20

    Swan on Home Rule

    Swan on Home Rule
    Sarah Lynnda Swan (Columbia University - Law School) has posted Home Rules (Duke Law Journal, Forthcoming ) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Thousands of American cities and towns are responding to social problems like bullying, drug abuse, and…
  • Aug 20

    Roy on Recent Books on Comparative Law

    Roy on Recent Books on Comparative Law
    Suryapratim Roy (University of Groningen - Faculty of Law) has posted Privileging (Some Forms of) Interdisciplinarity and Interpretation: Methods in Comparative Law (International Journal of Constitutional Law, Issue 3, 2014, Forthcoming) on…
Rank this Week: 29

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Aug 20

    Why Copper Is Glencore’s Biggest Challenge

    Why Copper Is Glencore’s Biggest Challenge
    Sanford C. Bernstein Senior Research Analyst Paul Gait discusses the mining sector, the challenges facing the industry and the outlook for the rest of the year with Mark Barton and Manus Cranny on Bloomberg Television’s…
  • Aug 20

    Why Bank of China Is Doubling Bad Loan Provision

    Why Bank of China Is Doubling Bad Loan Provision
    Bank of China more than doubled its money set aside for bad loans as profit growth cooled to the slowest pace in five quarters on weakness in the economy. Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle has more on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)
  • Aug 20

    Heineken CEO Expects Weaker Growth in Second Half

    Heineken CEO Expects Weaker Growth in Second Half
    Heineken NV Chief Executive Officer Jean-Francois van Boxmeer talks about first-half profit and outlook at the world’s third-biggest brewer He speaks from Amsterdam with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg Television’s…
Rank this Week: 30

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Aug 20

    New Law Expands Access to Google, Facebook Accounts of Deceased

    New Law Expands Access to Google, Facebook Accounts of Deceased
    As policymakers wrestle with how to handle the digital remains that people leave behind on sites like Google and Facebook after they die, a new state law expanding access to the deceased's accounts could set a national trend.
  • Aug 20

    Supreme Court Blocks Start of Same-Sex Marriages in Virginia

    Supreme Court Blocks Start of Same-Sex Marriages in Virginia
    WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court Wednesday temporarily blocked the start of same-sex marriages in Virginia, a widely expected move in the lead up to the justices' own consideration of the constitutional issue. The court granted the delay…
  • Aug 20

    Federal Judge Rules Against Anna Nicole Smith in Inheritance War

    Federal Judge Rules Against Anna Nicole Smith in Inheritance War
    A years-long attempt by the estate of deceased Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith to collect millions of dollars from her late husband's family came to a close this week, at least in federal court.
Rank this Week: 31

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 32

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 33

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/
  • Aug 20

    Local Sex Offender Watch Alert Barred

    Local Sex Offender Watch Alert Barred
    8-20-2014 California: Sonora, CA — The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department can no longer provide a sex offender watch list or alert residents when an offender moves into their neighborhood. The Sheriff’s Office has been forced by…
  • Aug 20

    Neighbors allegedly assault man in Flint for being on sex offender registry

    Neighbors allegedly assault man in Flint for being on sex offender registry
    8-20-2014 Michigan: FLINT, MI -- A man was assaulted by three men from his neighborhood after they found out he was on the sex offender registry, according to a Flint police report. Flint police were called to an area hospital in reference…
  • Aug 20

    Owego passes sex offender residency restriction law

    Owego passes sex offender residency restriction law
    8-19-2014 New York: Owego's new sex offender residency law bans Level 2 and Level 3 sex offenders from living within 1000 feet of "vulnerable entities" The Village of Owego board has passed a law prohibiting Level 2 and Level 3…
Rank this Week: 34

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    New Issue: International Legal Material

    New Issue: International Legal Material
    The latest issue of International Legal Materials (Vol. 53, no. 2, 2014) is out. Contents include:Prosecutor v. Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Abdullah Al-Senussi (Int’l Crim. Ct.), with introductory note by Gabriela…
  • Aug 20

    New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution

    New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution
    The latest issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution (Vol. 58, no. 6, September 2014) is out. Contents include:Daniel Mirza & Thierry Verdier, Are Lives a Substitute for Livelihoods? Terrorism, Security, and US Bilateral ImportsDaina…
  • Aug 20

    New Issue: Ocean Development & International Law

    New Issue: Ocean Development &amp; International Law
    The latest issue of Ocean Development & International Law (Vol. 45, no. 3, 2014) is out. Contents include:J. Ashley Roach, Today's Customary International Law of the Sea James Kraska, Governance of Ice-Covered Areas: Rule Construction…
Rank this Week: 35

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 36

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Wednesday Potpourri

    Wednesday Potpourri
    ■ Craig Gottwals has the scoop on the latest Golden State efforts to come into line with the new group waiting period requirements:"A year and a half ago, California decided that the 90-day waiting period limit imposed by PPACA ... was…
  • Aug 19

    Facebook for Physician

    Facebook for Physician
    Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal reported that Wellpoint and Blue Shield of California are partnering to create a Health Information Exchange, or HIE. An HIE is a federally-funded network designed to “allow patients’…
  • Aug 19

    Transparency redefined

    Transparency redefined
    We've long been fans of transparency in health care, both its delivery and its financing. That is, the ability of the consumer to pre-determine how much a given procedure or med may cost, in order to make an informed decision.But transparency…
Rank this Week: 37

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 38

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 20

    Competition and Environmental Externalities in the European Market of Municipal Waste

    Competition and Environmental Externalities in the European Market of Municipal Waste
    Francesco Silvestri (Dipartimento di Economia e Management, Universita di Ferrara) describes Competition and Environmental Externalities in the European Market of Municipal Waste. ABSTRACT: The article focuses on the European Union Municipal…
  • Aug 20

    COST PASS-THROUGH IN DIFFERENTIATED PRODUCT MARKETS: A DISAGGREGATED STUDY FOR MILK AND BUTTER

    COST PASS-THROUGH IN DIFFERENTIATED PRODUCT MARKETS: A DISAGGREGATED STUDY FOR MILK AND BUTTER
    Thore Holm, Christian-Albrechts- Universitat, Carsten Steinhagen, Christian-Albrechts- Universitat and Jens-Peter Loy, Christian-Albrechts- Universitat, Thomas Glauben Leibniz-Insititute IAMO analyze COST PASS-THROUGH IN DIFFERENTIATED…
  • Aug 20

    Administrative Antitrust

    Administrative Antitrust
    Justin (Gus) Hurwitz, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law has written on Administrative Antitrust. Worth downloading! ABSTRACT: Antitrust has long been treated as exceptional by the courts. This article argues that the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 39

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 40

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Jul 2

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014
    I was invited to deliver a keynote address at the ISCRAM Asia Conference 2014 held in Sri Lanka from 20 – 21 June 2014. My session was held at the University of Colombo’s School of Computing and was titled ‘The more the…
  • Jul 2

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014

    Ten years after the Asian tsunami, new ideas for DRR: Keynote address at ISCRAM 2014
    I was invited to deliver a keynote address at the ISCRAM Asia Conference 2014 held in Sri Lanka from 20 – 21 June 2014. My session was held at the University of Colombo’s School of Computing and was titled ‘The more the…
  • Jun 10

    Remixing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ in Sri Lanka

    Remixing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ in Sri Lanka
    Intrigued by the production of several geo-remixed (a term borrowed from Ethan Zuckerman) videos in Sri Lanka of Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ song, I penned an article for Groundviews. I submit, Happiness is clearly present and…
Rank this Week: 41

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
  • Aug 10

    Ethics & Law for Those with Special Needs—Phoenix, AZ

    Ethics &amp; Law for Those with Special Needs&mdash;Phoenix, AZ
    The American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics presents The Ethics and the Law for Those with Special Needs: Fair Is What Fair Is Feb. 18-20, 2015, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix. mw
  • Aug 10

    Feminisms, Structural Violence & Transitional Justice—Toronto, ON

    Feminisms, Structural Violence &amp; Transitional Justice&mdash;Toronto, ON
    The Institute for Feminist Legal Studies at Osgoode (Osgoode Hall School of Law, York University) invites proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables for Feminisms, Structural Violence and Transitional Justice, a one-day workshop to be held…
  • Aug 10

    Call for Papers: Law Mantra Journal

    Call for Papers: Law Mantra Journal
    The Law Mantra Journal (ISSN 2321 – 6417), a monthly academic journal, published online, invites submissions for Volume 2, Issue 1, which will be published Sept. 30, 2014. The submission deadline is Sept. 10, 2014. mw
Rank this Week: 42

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
Rank this Week: 43

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/
  • Aug 20

    Limiting access to sensitive electronic database

    Limiting access to sensitive electronic database
    Limiting access to sensitive electronic databases  Source: Office of New York State’s Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoliConcerned with access to sensitive materials contained in an electronic database, State Comptroller Thomas P.…
  • Aug 19

    Tampering with a public record

    Tampering with a public record
    Tampering with a public recordOATH Index No. 1297/14The employer alleged that its project manager, without authorization, altered two work orders signed by his supervisor. He then e-mailed the orders to the contractor despite the fact that…
  • Aug 18

    Threatening to use administrative authority

    Threatening to use administrative authority
    Threatening to use administrative authorityIn an Associated Press news item dated August 16, 2014 by Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert concerning the indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry by a grand jury for allegedly “abusing the…
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Jul 27

    Latest on Spanish Journals (II)

    Latest on Spanish Journals (II)
    The last issue of La Ley. Unión Europea (July 2014) has also been released this month.  Prof. P. de Miguel Asensio (Universidad Complutense of Madrid) is the author of the first contribution, entitled “El tratamiento de…
  • Jul 27

    Latest on Spanish Journals (I)

    Latest on Spanish Journals (I)
     Vol. VII (2014, 2) of the Spanish journal Arbitraje. Revista de Arbitraje Comercial y de Inversiones has just been released. The following contributions are to be found therein: Under the heading Estudios Franco FERRARI: Forum shopping:…
  • Jul 24

    Save the Date: Next Conference of the German Academic Association for International Procedural Law

    Save the Date: Next Conference of the German Academic Association for International Procedural Law
    The next biannual conference of the German Academic Association for International Procedural Law (Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Internationales Verfahrensrecht e.V.) will take place from 25 to 28 March 2015 in Luxemburg. It will…
Rank this Week: 45