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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/
  • Dec 8

    Thursday Night Open Thread

    Thursday Night Open Thread
    Congratulations to Mick Jagger on the birth of his 8th child. I don't get why so many people are trashing him for having a child at age 73. He's got more energy than most people half his age and will probably live long enough to…
  • Dec 8

    Donald Trump: An American Tragedy

    Donald Trump: An American Tragedy
    From Jesse Berney in Rolling Stone, An American Tragedy on what we know about Donald Trump: We know he's inexperienced and ignorant enough to cause genuine harm to America's interests....We know he doesn't understand or care about... [[…
  • Dec 7

    ISIS Releases New Video of John Cantlie in Mosul

    ISIS Releases New Video of John Cantlie in Mosul
    British photojournalist and ISIS hostage John Cantlie is still alive. ISIS released a new video today of him in Mosul. He asks why the coalition forces are bombing Mosul's bridges when the only people affected are residents -- the ISIS…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Indictments in Mortgage Elimination Scheme

    Indictments in Mortgage Elimination Scheme
    Bruce Lewis, 65, Jacqueline Graham, 47, Anthony Vigna, 59, Rocco Cermele, 54, and Paula Guadagno, 58, were indicted and charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, wire fraud, and mail fraud in connection with a debt-elimination scheme…
  • Dec 1

    Sentence for False Lien Payoff from Mortgage Proceed

    Sentence for False Lien Payoff from Mortgage Proceed
    Stevie McDonald, 42, Winter Haven, Florida, was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for bank fraud related to his role in a mortgage fraud conspiracy. As part of his sentence, the Court ordered him to pay restitution to J.P. Morgan…
  • Dec 1

    Loan Officer Sentenced to 28 Months in Prison

    Loan Officer Sentenced to 28 Months in Prison
    Mark F. Friend, 62, Stockton, California was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. to two years and four months in prison and ordered to pay $1,889,379 in restitution for conspiracy to commit bank fraud in relation…
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/
  • Dec 9

    Judge grants lifelong anonymity to brothers who tortured two boys – The Guardian

    Judge grants lifelong anonymity to brothers who tortured two boys – The Guardian
    ‘Two brothers who beat and tortured another pair of boys when they were aged 10 and 11 will remain anonymous for the rest of their lives, a court ruled on Friday.’ Full story The Guardian, 9th December 2016 Source:…
  • Dec 9

    A Christmas Works Party Gone Wrong – Vicarious Liability or Not? – Zenith PI Blog

    A Christmas Works Party Gone Wrong – Vicarious Liability or Not? – Zenith PI Blog
    ‘A review of the High Court decision in the case of Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited [2016] EWHC 3104 (QB) and a useful summary of the principles governing vicarious liability.’ Full story Zenith PI Blog, 9th December…
  • Dec 9

    The ‘radical’ challenge – Counsel

    The ‘radical’ challenge – Counsel
    ‘When does the state have the right to interfere in family life on the basis of radical views held by family members? Damian Woodward-Carlton reports on the inherent difficulties arising in the family courts.’ Full story Counsel,…
Rank this Week: 4

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • 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…
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/
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/
  • Dec 9

    STEVEN BANKS TALKS ABOUT HOMELESSNESS & POVERTY

    STEVEN BANKS TALKS ABOUT HOMELESSNESS & POVERTY
    The Center for New York City Law cordially invites you to a City Law Breakfast presenting Steven Banks Commissioner, Department of Social Services TOPIC: Homelessness & Poverty in NYC ✱✱✱ DATE: Friday,…
  • Dec 8

    SELFIE WITH THE TIMES SQUARE BALL

    SELFIE WITH THE TIMES SQUARE BALL
    A selfie with the Times Square Ball @ Times Square?
  • Dec 8

    PLEASE SHOW THE PLANTERS SOME RESPECT

    PLEASE SHOW THE PLANTERS SOME RESPECT
    Sign reads: "Please respect our planters. Refrain from leaning on, leaning against, or using them for trash."
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Dec 9

    [Will Baude] The death penalty ‘courtesy’ stay has disappeared already

    [Will Baude] The death penalty ‘courtesy’ stay has disappeared already
    Last night the state of Alabama executed Ronald Smith, and the Supreme Court, by a 4-4 vote, denied a stay of execution. However, as BuzzFeed notes, last month the Supreme Court voted to stay an execution by another Alabama man, Thomas…
  • Dec 7

    [Eugene Volokh] Second Amendment challenge to New York state stun gun ban

    [Eugene Volokh] Second Amendment challenge to New York state stun gun ban
    Avitabile v. Cuomo, filed over the weekend in federal district court, claims that the New York state ban on stun guns violates the Second Amendment; I’m pleased to say that I’ll be consulting a bit on this litigation. For more on…
  • Dec 7

    [David Bernstein] The Supreme Court oral argument that cost Democrats the presidency

    [David Bernstein] The Supreme Court oral argument that cost Democrats the presidency
    Vin Testa of Washington in front of the Supreme Court before a hearing about gay marriage on April 28, 2015. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) The presidential election was so close that many factors were “but-for” causes of Donald…
Rank this Week: 8

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: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    On Wednesday, the court extended the briefing schedule in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G., a high-profile case arising out of a transgender student’s request to use the boys’ bathroom at his high school. Amy Howe…
  • Dec 8

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Noble Energy, Inc. v. Jewell 16-368 Issues: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit erred in refusing to apply the presumption that congress intends positive law to…
  • Dec 8

    Colleen Sheehan explores Madison’s vision for the Bill of Rights to commemorate 225th anniversary of ratification

    Colleen Sheehan explores Madison’s vision for the Bill of Rights to commemorate 225th anniversary of ratification
    A week from today, the nation will celebrate the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the collective name for the first ten amendments to the Constitution. To commemorate this occasion, the Supreme Court Historical…
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 9

    Lebanon takes step to revoke marriage rape law

    Lebanon takes step to revoke marriage rape law
    Lebanese lawmakers took steps on Wednesday to overturn a law [press release] that allows rapists to avoid prosecution if they marry their victims. Article 522 of the penal code was ratified in the 1940s and maintains that those found guilty…
  • Dec 8

    South Korea lawmakers introduce impeachment motion

    South Korea lawmakers introduce impeachment motion
    The South Korean Parliament on Thursday introduced a motion to begin impeachment proceedings against President Park Geun-hye. The opposition-led parliament will need at least three-fourths of the parliament’s votes [Parliament…
  • Dec 8

    EU to take action against 7 member states over VW emissions scandal

    EU to take action against 7 member states over VW emissions scandal
    The European Commission [official website] on Thursday announced [press release] plans to take action against seven member states for failing to fulfill their obligations under EU law when they did not set up penalty systems to deter…
Rank this Week: 11

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Are ‘the privileged’ biased against blogging and social media?

    Are ‘the privileged’ biased against blogging and social media?
    Most law firm leaders question the value of blogging and other social media by lawyers. What could be learned? What could such activity do for professional and business development? At law schools, it’s worse. Deans and career…
  • Dec 4

    Social media is important for your career : An about face for NY Time

    Social media is important for your career : An about face for NY Time
    That didn’t take long. Last week, Georgetown professor, Cal Newport, who has never had a social media account, wrote in the New York Times that professionals ought to quit social media before it damages their career. Not in the sense…
  • Dec 3

    Academic blogging versus academic self publishing?

    Academic blogging versus academic self publishing?
    As Andrew Albanese of Publishers Weekly reports, Lulu Press, an online print-on-demand, self-publishing and distribution platform, announced this week the launch of Glasstree, an online publishing platform dedicated to academic and scholarly…
Rank this Week: 13

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: 12

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: 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

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/
  • Dec 5

    500+ UM Faculty Stand Against ‘Hate and Intimidation’

    500+ UM Faculty Stand Against ‘Hate and Intimidation’
    I’m one of the more than 500 signatories to this letter in which UM faculty take a stand against hatred, intimidation, and a “post-truth” world. The letter was written by members of the English Department. Media coverage in…
  • Dec 5

    I Expect We’ll Get Crap Like this Daily

    I Expect We’ll Get Crap Like this Daily
    Donald Trump wants to ‘close up’ the Internet: In a speech at the U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, on Monday, Trump referenced the use by ISIS of social media as a recruitment tool. He recommended a discussion…
  • Dec 5

    This is What an Informer Society Looks Like

    This is What an Informer Society Looks Like
    Miamians Are Going on Twitter to Ask Donald Trump to Deport Their Exes. According to the New Times, “dozens of folks,” many in the Miami area, are tweeting addresses and photos, some cc’ing the police, in the hopes of…
Rank this Week: 16

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
  • Dec 7

    OPINIONS – December 7, 2016

    OPINIONS – December 7, 2016
    Marriage of Jardine and Schwartz DA 16-0332 2016 MT 321N Civil – Domestic Relations Matter of N.W. YINC DA 16-0049 2016 MT 320N Civil – Dependent Neglect Korman DA 16-0071 2016 MT 319N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication State…
  • Nov 30

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016
    State v. Mayes DA 15-0371 2016 MT 305 Criminal – Dangerous Drug
  • Nov 30

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016
    Estate of A.H.E. DA 16-0304 2016 MT 315N Civil – Guardian/Conservator State v. R. Kampf DA 15-0570 2016 MT 314N Criminal – Justice Court Appeal McCrorie v. Franz DA 16-0046 2016 MT 313N Civil – Injunction Wiggins v.…
Rank this Week: 17

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 9

    Police and prosecution roundup

    Police and prosecution roundup
    “Policing in America: Understanding Public Attitudes Toward the Police. Results from a National Survey” [Emily Ekins, Cato] “In ‘blistering’ ruling, court upholds recusal of entire Orange County DA’s office…
  • Dec 8

    Eugene Volokh vs. Deborah Rhode on hostile environment and ABA 8.4(g)

    Eugene Volokh vs. Deborah Rhode on hostile environment and ABA 8.4(g)
    At last month’s Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, Eugene Volokh debated Deborah Rhode on whether hostile environment law on and off campus often violates the First Amendment. The discussion also got onto Model Rule 8.4…
  • Dec 7

    Parents sue school counselor over student suicide

    Parents sue school counselor over student suicide
    In Loudoun County, Virginia, the parents of Jay Gallagher are suing school counselor Richard Bader following the suicide of their 18-year-old son [Washington Post]: The lawsuit accuses the school counselor of negligence and ignoring school…
Rank this Week: 18

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: 19

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 8

    OECD Health Statistics 2016

    OECD Health Statistics 2016
    “The online database OECD Health Statistics 2016 was released on June 30 and all datasets have been updated on October 12.  The OECD Health Database offers the most comprehensive source of comparable statistics on health and…
  • Dec 8

    Hate Index Tracking the Toll of Intolerance Post-Election 2016

    Hate Index Tracking the Toll of Intolerance Post-Election 2016
    “What is The Hate Index? The Hate Index represents a journalistic effort to chronicle hate crimes and other acts of intolerance since the Nov. 8, 2016 Presidential Election victory of Republicans Donald Trump and Mike Pence over…
  • Dec 8

    Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2017 to 2026

    Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2017 to 2026
    “The Congress faces an array of policy choices as it confronts the challenges posed by the amount of federal debt held by the public—which has more than doubled relative to the size of the economy since 2007—and the prospect…
Rank this Week: 20

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Dec 8

    Divorce and Child Support: Income Available for Support

    Divorce and Child Support: Income Available for Support
    When calculating child support or alimony obligations, “income available for support” is an important concept. In this video, Tracy talks about some of the issues that may arise when evaluating income.
  • Dec 5

    LuLaRoe Review: Bad “Business”

    LuLaRoe Review: Bad “Business”
    LuLaRoe leggings have become popular, and therefore the multi-level marketing (MLM) “business” of LuLaRoe has taken off. I’ve said over and over that multi-level marketing is not a business because more than 99% of…
  • Dec 1

    Suing Auditors for Malpractice (And Winning!)

    Suing Auditors for Malpractice (And Winning!)
    Winning a case against an auditing firm when there is a sizeable fraud (such as the Koss Corp. embezzlement) or the collapse of a Ponzi scheme (such as the Bernie Madoff case) is not easy. Simply because there is a fraud, a business failure,…
Rank this Week: 21

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: 22

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 23

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 25

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: 26

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
  • Dec 7

    Research Assistant Position at the BIICL, London

    Research Assistant Position at the BIICL, London
    The BIICL is seeking to appoint three Research Assistants on a 0.8 FTE basis for paid internships of four months each, with the possibility of extension for a further month. Research Assistants are expected to undertake various core tasks,…
  • Dec 7

    New Book for Spanish-English Speaking Lawyer

    New Book for Spanish-English Speaking Lawyer
    Lawyers who speak both Spanish and English may be interested in a new book written by Professors S.I. Strong of the University of Missouri, Katia Fach Gómez of the University of Zaragoza and Laura Carballo Piñeiro of the…
  • Dec 6

    SAVE THE DATE: Brexit and Family Law, 27 March 2017

    SAVE THE DATE: Brexit and Family Law, 27 March 2017
      archa joint seminar of the Child & Family Law Quarterly and Cambridge Family Law 27 March 2017, at Trinity College, University of Cambridge The withdrawal of the UK from the European Union will precipitate important change in the…
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • Dec 8

    Audit finds flaws in state prison psych program

    Audit finds flaws in state prison psych program
    12-8-16 Colorado: The Colorado Department of Corrections has several gaps in its behavioral health programs that need addressing, a state audit revealed Tuesday. The department’s mental-health and sex-offender programs were lacking on…
  • Dec 8

    New sex offender rules stalled

    New sex offender rules stalled
    12-8-16 Michigan: LANSING – Passage seems increasingly unlikely for a bill that would limit the places registered sex offenders can work and was inspired by the discovery that sex offenders worked at a Lansing nonprofit that serves victims…
  • Nov 24

    Happy Thanksgiving to ALL of my Reader

    Happy Thanksgiving to ALL of my Reader
    A Little Extra for the Older Folk
Rank this Week: 28

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Public Health Doing Its Job is Legal

    Public Health Doing Its Job is Legal
    Today the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the December 15, 2015, District Court dismissal of a lawsuit brought by tomato grower, Seaside Farm, Inc.  Seaside alleged that the Food and... Continue Reading
  • Dec 3

    Study: Restaurants Not Good At Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customer

    Study: Restaurants Not Good At Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customer
    From the Safe Food People at NC State – “Well Done” For Immediate Release December 1, 2016 Ben Chapman  |  919.515.8099 Matt Shipman  |  919.515.6386 Front-line staff, such as servers…
  • Dec 2

    Oysters Strike – Again

    Oysters Strike – Again
    Vancouver Island Health says norovirus is likely to blame after more than 100 people who ate raw oysters in Tofino earlier this month fell ill. Roughly 120 people, many of whom... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 29

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Dec 7

    Resistance is Futile… Or so the Creditors Think.

    Resistance is Futile… Or so the Creditors Think.
    All the games, parent-teacher conferences, and parent-child dances you missed because you had to work overtime to pay for the gifts while keeping food on the table WILL make a lasting impression. Only time will tell whether that lasting…
  • Dec 6

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do

    Your Chapter 13 Is Filed, You Still Have Work To Do
    Much has been written on this site and others about the information you need to gather to help your lawyer prepare your Chapter 13 case. You have also learned about mistakes to avoid during the weeks and months prior to your Chapter 13…
  • Dec 2

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?

    What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?
    Like a lot of things, what will happen to that inheritance in a bankruptcy case depends on the timing.
Rank this Week: 30

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Kirk Douglas is still alive — and today he's 100 years old.

    Kirk Douglas is still alive — and today he's 100 years old.
    Happy Birthday, Kirk Douglas! From his Wikipedia page:Growing up, Douglas sold snacks to mill workers to earn enough to buy milk and bread to help his family. Later, he delivered newspapers and during his youth worked at more than forty…
  • Dec 9

    Fake news: fake boos.

    Fake news: fake boos.
    Clicking on the first link:Clicking on the second link:Clicking on the third link:
  • Dec 9

    NYT anti-Trump headlines are getting pretty funny.

    NYT anti-Trump headlines are getting pretty funny.
    This morning I'm seeing: "Trump Is Still Not Very Popular, and His Problem With Women Could Return." Sounds like a petulant teenager. And "Grandiose Ideas for Donald Trump Inaugural Give Way to Traditional." What were the grandiose ideas? All…
Rank this Week: 33

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Company Using FLDS Child Labor Held In Contempt

    Company Using FLDS Child Labor Held In Contempt
    In Perez v. Paragon Contractors Corp., (D UT, Dec. 6, 2016), a Utah federal district court held that a construction company which had previously been enjoined from using child labor was in contempt for now, in cooperation with the FLDS…
  • Dec 9

    Congress Gives Final Passage To Defense Authorization Act-- Some Sections Impact Religion

    Congress Gives Final Passage To Defense Authorization Act-- Some Sections Impact Religion
    Yesterday the Senate gave final approval to S.2943 as amended by Conference Report 114-840, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. (Full text). The 975-page bill, which now goes to the President for his…
  • Dec 9

    Church Lacks Standing In Recall Petition Counterclaim

    Church Lacks Standing In Recall Petition Counterclaim
    In City of El Paso, Texas v. Tom Brown Ministries, (TX App., Dec. 7, 2016), a Texas state appeals court dismissed on standing grounds a counterclaim by a church that had been involved in recall efforts against the mayor of El Paso who…
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 Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Elderly Man Fatally Injured in Huntington Beach Car Accident

    Elderly Man Fatally Injured in Huntington Beach Car Accident
    Richard Jeans Jr., 73, was killed in a Huntington Beach car accident after a car struck him in an unmarked crosswalk. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, Jeans was riding his mobility scooter on Beach Boulevard the night…
  • Nov 14

    Two Killed in West Hills Car Accident

    Two Killed in West Hills Car Accident
    Two teen males died and a woman was injured in a two-car accident in West Hills, which officials say, may have involved street-racing. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Daily News, the incident occurred the evening of November 13,…
  • Nov 14

    Motorcyclist Injured in Huntington Beach Hit-and-Run Accident

    Motorcyclist Injured in Huntington Beach Hit-and-Run Accident
    A motorcyclist was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Huntington Beach after an SUV struck him and left the scene. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night of November 10, 2016 at the…
Rank this Week: 32

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    New Blog: The Law of Nation

    New Blog: The Law of Nation
    Alison Macdonald and Angeline Welsh, both at Matrix Chambers, have created The Law of Nations, a new blog that focuses on English court decisions in areas where international law issues arise. Here's the idea:Public and private international…
  • Dec 9

    New Issue: Leiden Journal of International Law

    New Issue: Leiden Journal of International Law
    The latest issue of the Leiden Journal of International Law (Vol. 29, no. 4, December 2016) is out. Contents include:EditorialTarcisio Gazzini, A Fresh Look at Teaching International Law–A Few Pedagogical Considerations in the Age of…
  • Dec 9

    New Issue: Journal of International Arbitration

    New Issue: Journal of International Arbitration
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Arbitration (Vol. 33, no. 6, 2016) is out. Contents include:Johan Tufte-Kristensen, Steffen Pihlblad, Challenge Decisions at the Danish Institute of ArbitrationMassimo Benedettelli, Applying…
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Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 35

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: 36

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/
  • Dec 9

    Weissman on Community Politics & Domestic Violence

    Weissman on Community Politics & Domestic Violence
    Deborah M. Weissman (University of North Carolina School of Law) has posted The Community Politics of Domestic Violence (Brooklyn Law Review , Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Gender violence has long been identified as a crisis of…
  • Dec 9

    Gupta-Kagan on Stanley v. Illinoi

    Gupta-Kagan on Stanley v. Illinoi
    Josh Gupta-Kagan (University of South Carolina School of Law) has posted The Strange Life of Stanley v. Illinois: A Case Study in Parent Representation and Law Reform (N.Y.U. Review of L. & Soc. Change (Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is…
  • Dec 9

    Waller on Antitrust Exceptionalism & Health Care

    Waller on Antitrust Exceptionalism & Health Care
    Spencer Weber Waller (Loyola University of Chicago, School of Law - Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies) has posted How Much of Health Care Antitrust Is Really Antitrust? (Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, 2017 Forthcoming) on SSRN.…
Rank this Week: 37

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 39

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 38

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 40

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
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/
  • Dec 9

    A procedural misstep in processing an appeal to the Commissioner of Education could result in a fatal jurisdictional defect

    A procedural misstep in processing an appeal to the Commissioner of Education could result in a fatal jurisdictional defect
    A procedural misstep in processing an appeal to the Commissioner of Education could result in a fatal jurisdictional defectIn this appeal L.B. requested the Commissioner remove certain school personnel.  The removal of respondent’s…
  • Dec 8

    New Jersey court rejects civil service changes for public worker

    New Jersey court rejects civil service changes for public worker
    New Jersey court rejects civil service changes for public workers Source: Governing the States and Localities “In a defeat for Gov. Christie’s administration, [a New Jersey] appeals court ruled on Thursday that he could not scrap…
  • Dec 8

    Invoking the attorney – client privilege

    Invoking the attorney – client privilege
    Invoking the attorney - client privilegeThe primary issue in this appeal is whether attorneys who have sought the advice of their law firm's in-house general counsel on their ethical obligations in representing a firm client may successfully…
Rank this Week: 42

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Dec 8

    Water Challenges Are Actually Opportunitie

    Water Challenges Are Actually Opportunitie
    By EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Our nation needs to talk more about the future of water, which I believe is one of the top public health and economic challenges now facing our country. This is a moment of opportunity – to drive…
  • Dec 8

    Upcoming Events at EPA

    Upcoming Events at EPA
    By Michaela Burns Our holiday gift to you—the last EPA events of the year. Black Carbon’s Role in Global to Local Scale Climate and Air Quality Friday, December 9th at 12:00 p.m. ET Black carbon—the sooty material emitted…
  • Dec 8

    Businesses Gain by Preventing Pollution

    Businesses Gain by Preventing Pollution
    by Mindy Lemoine Starting down the path of an environmental management system can lead a business to unexpected outcomes, like an abandoned quarry being turned into a 15-million-gallon rain barrel, sixth-graders being trained to sample…
Rank this Week: 43

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: 44

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Dec 5

    State justices suppress smartphone evidence in child porn case

    State justices suppress smartphone evidence in child porn case
    Catherine Crump quoted by The Recorder (registration required), Dec. 5, 2016 Catherine Crump … said the decision is significant not so much because it safeguards phone data but rather because it resists an expansion of the grounds for…
  • Dec 5

    Murder convictions rare for owners or landlords of deadly site

    Murder convictions rare for owners or landlords of deadly site
    Mark Gergen quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 5, 2016 Survivors of the victims of this weekend’s Ghost Ship fire can also file damage suits against the building’s owner, his chief tenant who leased the spaces, and possibly…
  • Dec 5

    Death penalty: Florida may be pondering ‘novel’ lethal injection change

    Death penalty: Florida may be pondering ‘novel’ lethal injection change
    Megan McCracken quoted by Sun Sentinel, Dec. 5, 2016 The use of etomidate in an execution —- if that is what Florida is planning to do —- is “brand new and wholly novel,” McCracken said. “It has not been used to…
Rank this Week: 45