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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/
  • Apr 26

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace
    The Washington Post reports Trump is not nominating people to important positions: The Senate has confirmed 26 of Trump’s picks for his Cabinet and other top posts. But for 530 other vacant senior-level jobs requiring Senate…
  • Apr 26

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding
    Donald Trump and Jefferson Sessions lose another round in court, this time on the threat to withhold federal funds from cities that don't comply with its requests to detain undocumented persons when released from state and local jails or…
  • Apr 25

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again
    Ted Cruz is hardly the first to propose using forfeited assets from Mexican drug traffickers to pay for a border wall. In February, Rep. James Sensebrenner introduced H.R. 1067: Build up Illegal Line Defenses with Assets Lawfully Lifted Act…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Guilty Plea in Shotgunning Case

    Guilty Plea in Shotgunning Case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Rafael Popoteur, 65, Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to an information charging him with conspiring to commit bank fraud between 2012 and 2014.  He admitted his role in a scheme to use false…
  • Jun 27

    Maryland Mod Fraud Conviction and Plea

    Maryland Mod Fraud Conviction and Plea
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ana Maritza Gomez, 44, Hyattsville, Maryland, was convicted by a federal jury of one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and five counts of mail fraud arising from a scheme to defraud victims…
  • Jun 27

    Reverse Mortgage Schemers Charged

    Reverse Mortgage Schemers Charged
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark Steven Diamond, 60, Chicago, Illinois, a mortgage loan originator with offices in Chicago and Calumet City, was indicted and arraigned on federal fraud charges for his alleged role in a scheme to bilk elderly…
Rank this Week: 3

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/
  • Jun 27

    [Eugene Volokh] Saikrishna Prakash (University of Virginia School of Law) joining us as a co-blogger

    [Eugene Volokh] Saikrishna Prakash (University of Virginia School of Law) joining us as a co-blogger
    I’m delighted to report that Saikrishna Prakash, a professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, is joining us as a co-blogger. Prakash is one of the country’s leading scholars of the law and history of presidential…
  • Jun 27

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The Supreme Court’s 2016-2017 term – ‘the calm before the storm’

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The Supreme Court’s 2016-2017 term – ‘the calm before the storm’
    The Supreme Court’s just-concluded term was relatively quiet and inconsequential, as far as Supreme Court terms go. With only eight justices for most of the term, the justices avoided taking on too many difficult cases and appeared to…
  • Jun 27

    :@WilliamBaude: Same-sex marriage after Obergefell

    :@WilliamBaude: Same-sex marriage after Obergefell
    Yesterday the Supreme Court took action in two different cases about same-sex marriage. In one, Pavan v. Smith, the court summarily reversed an Arkansas Supreme Court decision about Arkansas’s birth-certificate regime, concluding that…
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/
  • Jun 27

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) AH (Jamaica) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ 796 (23 June 2017) Scarisbrick, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2017] EWCA Civ 787…
  • Jun 27

    Winning Advocacy in the Employment Tribunal – UK Police Law Blog

    Winning Advocacy in the Employment Tribunal – UK Police Law Blog
    ‘The David Hare screenplay for the recent film Denial contains the following advice to the client: “stay seated, button your lip, and win.” This article seeks to plot a path for advocates to winning in large scale…
  • Jun 27

    Rule committee opts for straightforward approach to hot-tubbing – Litigation Future

    Rule committee opts for straightforward approach to hot-tubbing – Litigation Future
    ‘Concurrent expert evidence – known as hot-tubbing – should only be carried out in the “classic” manner where experts are sworn and give evidence at the same time, the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC) has…
Rank this Week: 5

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

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

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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    Supreme Court to rule in New Jersey sports betting case

    Supreme Court to rule in New Jersey sports betting case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] granted certiorari [order list, PDF] in six cases Tuesday. In the consolidated cases of Christie v. NCAA and National Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association v. NCAA [SCOTUSblog materials], the court…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court remands, orders reargument in several case

    Supreme Court remands, orders reargument in several case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] closed its 2016 term Monday with orders [order list, PDF] in several pending cases. The court ordered reargument in Jennings v. Rodrigues [SCOTUSblog Materials], in which the court must determine three…
  • Jun 27

    China dissident Liu Xiaobo released from prison after cancer diagnosi

    China dissident Liu Xiaobo released from prison after cancer diagnosi
    [JURIST] Human Rights Nobel Peace Prize winner [Nobel Prize profile] Liu Xiaobo [NYT profile, JURIST news archive] was released on medical parole as he was diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, Liu’s lawyer [NYT report] and prison…
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Steager v. CSX Transportation, Inc. 16-1251 Issues: (1) Whether the dormant commerce clause requires a State that imposes a fairly apportioned use tax to also credit sales taxes paid to other States; and (2)…
  • Jun 27

    Immigration symposium: Delays, detentions and due process – Why Jennings matter

    Immigration symposium: Delays, detentions and due process – Why Jennings matter
    Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia is the Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and founding director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State Law-University Park and the author of  “Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial…
  • Jun 27

    Menu of today’s content

    Menu of today’s content
    Today we continue our symposium on the court’s ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer. Today’s contributions come from Erwin Chemerinsky, Hillary Byrnes and Fred Yarger. These and other contributions are…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Jun 25

    This is Slightly Weird

    This is Slightly Weird
    Inside the mysterious lot of land Donald Trump owns in Florida’s swamplands. The Guardian says: The quarter-acre parcel brings in no income, has no natural resources and has environmental restrictions. So why does the president still…
  • Jun 23

    It Has to be Asked

    It Has to be Asked
    I’ve thought all along that the real Trump scandal would be financial rather than electoral — Kushner or someone going to the Russians for bailout money to rescue bad investments such as the 666 5th Ave. building. …
  • Jun 23

    Bow Ties are In Again

    Bow Ties are In Again
    “This year’s draft broke the record for the most freshmen chosen, but the real record might have been for the most bow ties worn by draftees.” – NYT, Bow Ties and Statement Sneakers at the N.B.A. Draft As someone who,…
Rank this Week: 11

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Jun 27

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466
    Jurisdiction (personal): Standing: Class action: Res judicata: The Court held that the defendant had standing to argue that the Kansas court had improperly exercised personal jurisdiction over the claims of the out-of-state class members…
  • Jun 27

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of Cal., San Francisco Cty., Docket 16-466
    Specific Jurisdiction: Due Process Clause: Fourteenth Amendment: Fifth Amendment: Federalism:Reverses and remands 1Cal. 5th 783, 377 P. 3d 874 (S221038, August 29, 2016, Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of San Francisco…
  • Jun 27

    Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., Docket 16-349

    Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., Docket 16-349
    Debt collection:The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: who exactly qualifies as a “debt collector” subject to the Act’s rigors?1 ) someone hired by a creditor to collect an outstanding debt.2 ) But what if you purchase a…
Rank this Week: 12

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 13

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

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

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking
    The arrest of an alleged source of a classified leak to the Intercept offers a lesson in the risks of spilling secrets. The post Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC
    A widespread adware infection hides the ability to inflict far worse than spammy browser tweaks. The post Hack Brief: Dangerous 'Fireball' Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PCs appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool
    University of Washington researchers put sensors in 15 ridesharing cars, and uncovered new evidence of how stingrays are being used and how to detect them. The post Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool appeared…
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/
  • Jun 21

    Will I see you at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting?

    Will I see you at the State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting?
    That’s not that stupid of a question. There are 100,000 lawyers in Texas, or about 99,900 more lawyers than my county bar association had when I started practicing. I am here in Dallas for the State Bar of Texas (SBOT) Annual Meeting…
  • Jun 20

    Lawyers cannot land kudos or be cited without Twitter account

    Lawyers cannot land kudos or be cited without Twitter account
    Too many lawyers do not realize they can’t land kudos and be easily cited without a Twitter account. How so? I regularly monitor sources and subjects for items of interest to me. I do it with my news aggregator, Feedly. Many of the…
  • Jun 19

    Law blog basics: How many blog posts needed to launch a law blog?

    Law blog basics: How many blog posts needed to launch a law blog?
    How many posts are needed to launch a law blog? One. And I’m serious. Too many lawyers and law firms take all the fun out of blogging before they even get started by working on a series of blog posts before they take their law blog…
Rank this Week: 15

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Jun 27

    Ropes Spinout Sets Debut Date, Hires New CFO Ahead of Merger

    Ropes Spinout Sets Debut Date, Hires New CFO Ahead of Merger
    Haley Guiliano, a boutique firm specializing in patent prosecution and other intellectual property work, will officially separate from Ropes & Gray on Aug. 1. The new firm will combine operations with Shvarts & Leiz, a small shop…
  • Jun 27

    Faegre Shrinks in South Bend, Finds New Home Near Touchdown Jesu

    Faegre Shrinks in South Bend, Finds New Home Near Touchdown Jesu
    In an effort to reduce its real estate overhead costs and promote flexible work arrangements, Faegre Baker Daniels is downsizing in South Bend, Indiana. The firm is moving from 40,000 sq. ft. of space at a 14-story office building to a mere…
  • Jun 27

    Ransomware Attack on DLA Piper Puts Law Firms, Clients on Red Alert

    Ransomware Attack on DLA Piper Puts Law Firms, Clients on Red Alert
    Law firm clients? valuable information has long been known as a potential treasure trove for hackers. The implications of network-crippling malware may be just as damaging for a deadline-driven service industry that holds the fate of…
Rank this Week: 16

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Jun 27

    News Headlines for Jun 27, 2017

    News Headlines for Jun 27, 2017
    Stroock Bringing Aboard Restructuring Team ,Code Red: Healthcare Restructurings on the Rise ,$69 Billion Worth of Bezos Bombshells ,Dear Bankruptcy Asset Purchaser, Got Good Faith? | Fox Rothschild LLP ,Edward Altman sees similarities to 2007…
  • Jun 27

    Read Issue #126 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #126 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #126) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
  • Jun 27

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 27, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Jun 27, 2017
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
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/
  • Jun 27

    Möslein & Sørensen on Nudging for Corporate Long-Termism & Sustainability

    Möslein & Sørensen on Nudging for Corporate Long-Termism & Sustainability
    Florian Möslein and Karsten Engsig Sørensen (Universität Marburg (Institut für Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht) and Aarhus University – Aarhus BSS, Department of Law) have posted Nudging for Corporate Long-Termism and Sustainability?…
  • Jun 27

    Engstrom on the History of the Class Action

    Engstrom on the History of the Class Action
    David Freeman Engstrom (Stanford Law School) has posted 'Not Merely There to Help the Men': Equal Pay Laws, Collective Rights, and the Making of the Modern Class Action (70 Stanford Law Review __ (2018, Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the...
  • Jun 27

    Burri on International Law & "Infinite Jest" by Wallace

    Burri on International Law & "Infinite Jest" by Wallace
    Thomas Burri (University of St. Gallen) has posted International Law, Infinite Jest on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This short paper shows how international law mirrors David Foster Wallace's "Infinite Jest". While it should…
Rank this Week: 18

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    "Mrs. Palin brings this action to hold The Times accountable for defaming her by publishing a statement about her that it knew to be false..."

    "Mrs. Palin brings this action to hold The Times accountable for defaming her by publishing a statement about her that it knew to be false..."
    "... that Mrs. Palin was responsible for inciting a mass shooting at a political event in January 2011."“Specifically, on June 14, 2017, The Times Editorial Board, which represents the ‘voice’ of The Times, falsely stated as…
  • Jun 27

    "CNN in hell" (See ya in hell).

    "CNN in hell" (See ya in hell).
    Drudge links to "CNN’s Russia story debacle came at the worst possible time for the network" (WaPo).Among its other high-profile debacles over the past month, CNN fired comedian Kathy Griffin, who co-hosted its New Year’s Eve…
  • Jun 27

    Your daily Mendota.

    Your daily Mendota.
    It's a 4-day streak now. Different every day. Not that different. But I'm keeping an eye on it for you. MEANWHILE: Meade was mountain biking and texted me this:
Rank this Week: 20

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: 19

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
  • Jun 26

    OPINION – June 23, 2017

    OPINION – June 23, 2017
    State v. Maile DA 15-0515 2017 MT 154 Criminal – Justice Court Appeal
  • Jun 22

    OPINIONS – June 20, 2017

    OPINIONS – June 20, 2017
    Marriage of Woehler and Messer DA 16-0737 2017 MT 153N Civil – Domestic Relations State v. G. Enzler DA 15-0495 2017 MT 152N Criminal – Sexual Assault Marriage of McKittrick DA 16-0426 2017 MT 151N Civil – Domestic Relations…
  • Jun 14

    OPINIONS – June 13, 2017

    OPINIONS – June 13, 2017
    Matter of T.B. L.B. H.B. K.B. DA 16-0749 2017 MT 147N Civil – Domestic Relations Ward v. Energy West DA 16-0520 2017 MT 146N Civil – Wrongful Discharge Helena v. Rimini Skinner DA 16-0320 2017 MT 145 Civil – Water Rights…
Rank this Week: 21

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jun 27

    NBER: Seattle minimum wage hike hurt low-wage worker

    NBER: Seattle minimum wage hike hurt low-wage worker
    A working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research by a University of Washington team — the same team hired by Seattle to evaluate its minimum-wage experiment — just found serious ill effects: This paper evaluates the…
  • Jun 27

    Zillow cease-and-desist closes McMansion Hell blog

    Zillow cease-and-desist closes McMansion Hell blog
    23-year-old Kate Wagner has at least temporarily shuttered McMansion Hell, a popular blog on which she posted photos of modern houses overlaid with sarcastic comments about their perceived design shortcomings. Real estate aggregator Zillow…
  • Jun 26

    Supreme Court will hear cakeshop case

    Supreme Court will hear cakeshop case
    By agreeing to hear the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the Supreme Court has set up a potentially major decision on “whether applying Colorado’s public accommodations law to compel the petitioner…
Rank this Week: 23

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: 22

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Theno’s Idea – A Sarbanes–Oxley for Food Safety

    Theno’s Idea – A Sarbanes–Oxley for Food Safety
    I have been thinking about Dave Theno a lot today.  I recall that several time before I wrote the below, Dave an I shared a few glasses of good wine.... Continue Reading
  • Jun 21

    Why I Loved Dave Theno

    Why I Loved Dave Theno
    In 2013, I wrote a piece on my blog about “Why I Love my Job.”  Its ironic how much of my job and my life over they last 25 years... Continue Reading
  • Jun 21

    Dave Theno – My Food Safety Hero – has passed away

    Dave Theno – My Food Safety Hero – has passed away
    I got up early this AM and was checking emails when one landed in my inbox alerting me of the passing of a real hero and friend.  I was just... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 27

    MIT Technology Review – 50 Smartest Companies 2017

    MIT Technology Review – 50 Smartest Companies 2017
    “Our editors pick the 50 companies that best combine innovative technology with an effective business model. Each year we identify 50 companies creating new opportunities by combining important technologies and business savvy. Some are…
  • Jun 27

    2017 Investment Company Factbook

    2017 Investment Company Factbook
    2017 Investment Company Factbook – A Review of Trends and Activities in the Investment Company Industry. “The Investment Company Institute (ICI) is a leading global association of regulated funds, including mutual funds,…
  • Jun 27

    Paper – Compensation for Breach of the General Data Protection Regulation

    Paper – Compensation for Breach of the General Data Protection Regulation
    O’Dell, Eoin, Compensation for Breach of the General Data Protection Regulation (June 25, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2992351 “Article 82(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides that…
Rank this Week: 26

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    British Regulator Issues Guidance On Religious Beliefs In Pharmacy Practice

    British Regulator Issues Guidance On Religious Beliefs In Pharmacy Practice
    Britain's General Pharmaceutical Council, the regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and registered pharmacies in England, Scotland and Wales, this month issued a Guidance Document for pharmacy professionals titled In Practice:…
  • Jun 27

    Court Says Kaporos Ceremony Not Covered By Unfair Competition Law

    Court Says Kaporos Ceremony Not Covered By Unfair Competition Law
    In Animal Protection and Rescue League, Inc. v. Chabad of Irvine, (CA Super. Ct., June 23, 2017) a California trial court ruled that a challenge by an animal rights group to the Jewish pre-Yom Kippur ritual of kaporos should be…
  • Jun 27

    Georgia Supreme Court Dismisses On Standing Grounds Challenge To Tax Credit Scholarship Program

    Georgia Supreme Court Dismisses On Standing Grounds Challenge To Tax Credit Scholarship Program
    In Gaddy v. Georgia Department of Revenue, (GA Sup. Ct., June 26, 2017), the Georgia Supreme Court held that plaintiffs in the case lack standing as taxpayers or otherwise to challenge the constitutionality of Georgia's education tax…
Rank this Week: 27

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Hoffman:Law Schools Should Spend Less Time Perseverating On Our Decline And More Time Trumpeting What We Do Well

    Hoffman:Law Schools Should Spend Less Time Perseverating On Our Decline And More Time Trumpeting What We Do Well
    In response to my post yesterday on Declining Law School Applications And Entering Credentials: Responding With Pivot Pedagogy, Dave Hoffman (Pennsylvania) tweeted: Here is part of Dave's great 2014 post: [L]aw schools (and congregations)…
  • Jun 27

    Oxford 11th Annual Academic Tax Symposium

    Oxford 11th Annual Academic Tax Symposium
    The 11th Annual Academic Tax Symposium continues today at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation with these presentations by U.S. Tax Profs: Rosanne Altshuler (Rutgers), Shifting the Burden of Taxation from the Corporate to the…
  • Jun 27

    Desai:The Wisdom of Finance — Discovering Humanity In The World of Risk And Return

    Desai:The Wisdom of Finance — Discovering Humanity In The World of Risk And Return
    Mihir A. Desai (Harvard), The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return (2017): This book is not about the latest study that will help you make money in the stock market or that will nudge you into saving more.…
Rank this Week: 28

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Man Injured in Santa Ana Dog Attack

    Man Injured in Santa Ana Dog Attack
    Two loose pit bulls killed a cat, chased a woman and bit a man the morning of June 23, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, several eyewitnesses contacted police to report that two dogs had killed a cat in the 3100…
  • Jun 21

    Pedestrian Injured in Costa Mesa DUI Crash

    Pedestrian Injured in Costa Mesa DUI Crash
    A man was injured in a Costa Mesa pedestrian accident, which officials said, involved a suspected drunk driver who left the scene of the crash. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred early morning on…
  • Jun 19

    Woman Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident

    Woman Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident
    Charlene Hanson, 71, was killed in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident the evening of June 17, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred at the intersection of Civic Center Drive and…
Rank this Week: 30

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Elderly Woman Killed in Orange Pedestrian Accident

    Elderly Woman Killed in Orange Pedestrian Accident
    Jiuan Aylward, 81, was killed in an Orange pedestrian accident after she was run over by a vehicle while crossing the street early morning on June 23, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal pedestrian…
  • Jun 26

    Couple Killed in Yorba Linda Car Accident

    Couple Killed in Yorba Linda Car Accident
    A horrific car accident in Yorba Linda fatally injured 38-year-old Donald Wall and his fiancé 40-year-old Danielle Velazquez. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal incident occurred when the pickup truck the couple was…
  • May 24

    Woman Killed in Tustin Car Accident

    Woman Killed in Tustin Car Accident
    A woman was killed in a three-car car accident in Tustin after her vehicle hit a truck and spun out onto oncoming traffic before hitting another car. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the night…
Rank this Week: 31

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
  • Jun 8

    LexisNexis Snaps Up Legal Tech Startup Ravel Law

    LexisNexis Snaps Up Legal Tech Startup Ravel Law
    When it comes to the future of lawyering, LexisNexis is doubling down on big data. The company took its latest step Thursday toward turning lawyers into data analysts with the acquisition of Ravel Law, a five-year-old San Francisco…
Rank this Week: 29

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 32

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jun 27

    Article on Falling in Love

    Article on Falling in Love
    Judith T. Younger recently published an Article entitled, Falling in Love, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: The story of the author’s romantic attachment to the teaching of Wills…
  • Jun 27

    At Nursing Homes, Cuts to Medicaid Would Hit Even Upper Middle Cla

    At Nursing Homes, Cuts to Medicaid Would Hit Even Upper Middle Cla
    Alice Jacobs, 90, once owned a factory and a number of horses. She helped raised four children and has buried two husbands. Now, suffering from a plethora of medical maladies, none of her four children have taken her in or...
  • Jun 27

    Judge in Spain Orders Salvador Dalí’s Body Exhumed for Paternity Test

    Judge in Spain Orders Salvador Dalí’s Body Exhumed for Paternity Test
    Pilar Abel, a tarot card reader, has succeeded in a Spanish court in winning a judicial order to have surrealist painter Salvador Dalí’s body exhumed for DNA testing. Abel claims that her mother had a short-lived affair with the artist...
Rank this Week: 33

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jun 27

    The Travel Ban Ruling Means My Kids Don't Belong

    The Travel Ban Ruling Means My Kids Don't Belong
    A UC Davis Law alum, Wajahat Ali, offers his thoughts for The Atlantic on the Supreme Court's action in the travel ban cases. KJ Related articles Supreme Court allows parts of travel ban to go into effect US Appeals court...
  • Jun 27

    Immigration Symposium on SCOTUSBlog

    Immigration Symposium on SCOTUSBlog
    With all the immigration action at the Supreme Court (click here for the latest), it should be no surprise that SCOTUSBlog is running an immigration symposium. The first installment is from Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia and explains why the…
  • Jun 27

    Cyrus Mehta: Supreme Court May Have Bolstered Rights of Foreign Nationals with Ties to the United State

    Cyrus Mehta: Supreme Court May Have Bolstered Rights of Foreign Nationals with Ties to the United State
    Cyrus Mehta on The Insightful Immigration Blog opines that, although it le disappointing that the Supreme Court allowed the ban to apply on visa applicants with no ties with the US from the banned countries, it may have permanently…
Rank this Week: 34

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
  • Jun 26

    Regulation (EU) 2015/848, on Insolvency Proceedings…

    Regulation (EU) 2015/848, on Insolvency Proceedings…
    … is applicable from today on (see art. 92). See here as well the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1105 of 12 June 2017 establishing the forms referred to in Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of…
  • Jun 24

    Law on Jurisdiction Clauses Changes in Canada

    Law on Jurisdiction Clauses Changes in Canada
    In 2011 Facebook, Inc. used the name and picture of certain Facebook.com members as part of an advertising product.  In response, a class action was started in British Columbia on behalf of roughly 1.8 million British Columbia residents…
  • Jun 22

    Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 4/2017: Abstract

    Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 4/2017: Abstract
    The latest issue of the „Praxis des Internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax)“ features the following articles: C. Kohler: Limits of mutual trust in the European judicial area: the judgment of the ECtHR in…
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/
  • Jun 24

    Disabled man released from sex-offender list

    Disabled man released from sex-offender list
    6-24-17 Arkansas: A Pulaski County circuit judge has released a 38-year-old brain-damaged Little Rock man from an 18-year-old court order requiring him to register as a sex offender, ruling that Andrew Baxter Low is not a danger to the…
  • Jun 19

    Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling

    Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling
    6-19-17 Wisconsin: RACINE COUNTY — At least three communities in Racine County are reviewing their sex offender residency ordinances after a federal judge found that similar rules in Pleasant Prairie were unconstitutional. In recent…
  • Jun 17

    Body of Okla. pastor, convicted sex offender found burned near church

    Body of Okla. pastor, convicted sex offender found burned near church
    6-17-17 Oklahoma: CHICKASHA — Police are investigating after the body of an Oklahoma pastor with a previous out-of-state sex crime conviction was found burned on Friday morning near the church where he ministered under an assumed…
Rank this Week: 35

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
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 37

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 38

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 39

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Macklem: Positivism and Practice Beyond Sovereignty

    Macklem: Positivism and Practice Beyond Sovereignty
    Patrick Macklem (Univ. of Toronto - Law) has posted Positivism and Practice Beyond Sovereignty. Here's the abstract: This essay is a reply to commentaries on The Sovereignty of Human Rights (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015). Three…
  • Jun 27

    AJIL Unbound Symposium: Industry Associations in Transnational Legal Ordering

    AJIL Unbound Symposium: Industry Associations in Transnational Legal Ordering
    AJIL Unbound has posted a symposium on "Industry Associations in Transnational Legal Ordering." The symposium includes an introduction by Gregory Shaffer and Melissa J. Durkee and contributions by Joshua Karton, Ayelet Berman, Sarah Dadush,…
  • Jun 26

    New Issue: International Theory

    New Issue: International Theory
    The latest issue of International Theory (Vol. 9, no. 2, July 2017) is out. Contents include:Mathias Koenig-Archibugi, How to diagnose democratic deficits in global politics: the use of the ‘all-affected principle’ Joseph MacKay…
Rank this Week: 40

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
  • Jun 26

    CFP: International IP Law — AALS 2018 — San Diego, CA

    CFP: International IP Law — AALS 2018 — San Diego, CA
    The AALS Section on Intellectual Property invites papers for its program titled International IP Law in a Post-TPP/TTIP, Post-Brexit World on January 5 during the 2018 AALS Annual Meeting in...
  • Jun 23

    CFP: Trade, Law & Development

    CFP: Trade, Law & Development
    The Board of Editors of Trade, Law & Development [TL&D] is pleased to invite original, unpublished papers on international economic law for publication in the Winter ’17 Issue of the...
  • Jun 23

    Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship – Entrepreneurship

    Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship – Entrepreneurship
    The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation invites applications for the Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship (KDF), “an annual competitive program that awards up to 20 Dissertation Fellowship grants of $20,000 each to Ph.D.,...
Rank this Week: 41

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: 42

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/
  • Jun 27

    Same-sex marriage after Obergefell (SCOTUS symposium)

    Same-sex marriage after Obergefell (SCOTUS symposium)
    Yesterday the Supreme Court took action in two different cases about same-sex marriage. In one, Pavan v. Smith, the court summarily reversed an Arkansas Supreme Court decision about Arkansas's birth-certificate regime, concluding that because…
  • Jun 27

    Sponsored Post: Critical Reading Instruction for Law School Succe

    Sponsored Post: Critical Reading Instruction for Law School Succe
    The following post is by Jane Bloom Grise, Director of Academic Enhancement and Assistant Professor of Legal Writing at University of Kentucky College of Law, and is sponsored by West Academic. Scott Turow, the best-selling author of One L,…
  • Jun 26

    OT 2016 Symposium: On The Travel Ban The Supreme Court Says: Stay Tuned

    OT 2016 Symposium: On The Travel Ban The Supreme Court Says: Stay Tuned
    Today the Supreme Court resolved the government’s petitions for certiorari and motions to stay the lower courts’ injunctions in the travel ban litigation. The Court granted the government’s petitions for certiorari, so that the case…
Rank this Week: 43

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Trademark application for the devil's horn withdrawn

    Trademark application for the devil's horn withdrawn
    Distinctive enough?Last week, the United States Patent and Trademark Office notified the withdrawal, by express abandonment, of Gene Simmons's trade mark application for the hand gesture known as the devil's horns. This application for…
  • Jun 27

    Jo Johnson to continue as IP Minister

    Jo Johnson to continue as IP Minister
    Jo Johnson - looking forwardto a lot of IP stakeholder engagementthis year From Kat friend, James Thomson at the UK's Intellectual Property Office, comes news that late last night it was confirmed that Jo Johnson will continue as…
  • Jun 26

    Last Chance: AIPPI UK Garden Party this Wednesday

    Last Chance: AIPPI UK Garden Party this Wednesday
    If you start talking about Brexiton Wednesday, you will soon find the AmeriKat in a nearby lavender bed...The AmeriKat remembers her first AIPPI Garden party almost 10 years ago where, as a tiny kitten and encouraged by Kat Jeremy…
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Jun 27

    Masterpiece Cake

    Masterpiece Cake
    Another case that the Court will hear next Term involves a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding. The state anti-discrimination statute was held to prohibit that refusal and a Colorado court ordered an equitable…
  • Jun 26

    The President and the Bill of Right

    The President and the Bill of Right
    I see that the President made his first reference to the Bill of Rights on June 8th. (I hadn’t noticed this one until now.) You can find the remarks here, in which he told a faith-based group:  “Our religious liberty is…
  • Jun 26

    Partisan Gerrymandering

    Partisan Gerrymandering
    Now that we know Justice Kennedy is not retiring this year, I would like to comment on the case that the Court will hear next Term upcoming on whether partisan gerrymandering can violate the Constitution. It is very likely that four Justices…
Rank this Week: 45