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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/
  • Jul 26

    Tuesday Afternoon Open thread

    Tuesday Afternoon Open thread
    Open Thread. Bill Clinton tonight in the 10 o'clock hour. Also Meryl Streep and Alicia Keys. At 8 Mothers of the Movement. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 26

    My Day In Philly at the DNC

    My Day In Philly at the DNC
    I start at the 12 minute mark and drone on for an hour. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 26

    Scott "Chachi" Baio Being Unavailable, Trump Provides Omarosa As Foreign Policy Expert

    Scott "Chachi" Baio Being Unavailable, Trump Provides Omarosa As Foreign Policy Expert
    .@OMAROSA discusses @HillaryClinton foriegn policy failures @GOP response at @DemConvention #DemsInPhilly pic.twitter.com/q4qLQaPGye— Sean Spicer (@seanspicer) July 26, 2016 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Ex-appraiser sentenced to 6 years for mortgage fraud | TribLIVE

    Ex-appraiser sentenced to 6 years for mortgage fraud | TribLIVE
    A Shaler man whose original eight-year sentence was overturned by a federal appeals court was sentenced Monday to six years in prison for his role in a multimillion dollar mortgage fraud scheme. A Pittsburgh federal jury convicted Jason…
  • Jul 19

    Alleged Fraudster Used DOL OIG’s Digital Signature on Fake Transcript

    Alleged Fraudster Used DOL OIG’s Digital Signature on Fake Transcript
    Edgar Avila aka Michael Mendez aka Michael Edgar Avila-Mendez, aka Michael AvMen was indicted on one charge of mail fraud and one charge of bank fraud in connection with two separate fraud schemes. According to the affidavit in support of the…
  • Jul 19

    Contractor Indicted for Providing False Lien Affidavits to Lender

    Contractor Indicted for Providing False Lien Affidavits to Lender
    Michael P Kennedy was indicted by a Kentucky grand jury and charged with one count of bank fraud. Kennedy was part owner and manager of Kennedy Homes LLC, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, which contracted to construct new homes in the Northern…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

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: 5

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    NO PREFERRING FOREIGN-BORN WORKERS

    NO PREFERRING FOREIGN-BORN WORKERS
    J&R Baker Farms to Pay $205,000 to Settle EEOC Race and National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit Georgia Farm Favored Foreign Workers Over American and African-American Workers, Federal Agency Charged J&R Baker Farms,…
  • Jul 26

    RELIABLE WATER FOR THE SOUTH BRONX

    RELIABLE WATER FOR THE SOUTH BRONX
    $46 Million Infrastructure Upgrade in Crotona Park East to Improve Drinking Water Delivery and Drainage Systems Five Miles of New Water Mains Will Ensure Reliability of Drinking Water Delivery System Larger Sewers Will Improve Drainage…
  • Jul 26

    MORE SIGNED UP FOR OBAMACARE

    MORE SIGNED UP FOR OBAMACARE
    U.S. Uninsured Rate Remains at Historical Low of 11.0% by Stephanie Marken Story Highlights Uninsured rate remains at trend low Rate down 6.1 points since key provision of health law took effect Uninsured rate has…
Rank this Week: 6

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: 7

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: 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

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    In The New York Times, Adam Liptak reports on the Court’s disclosure of “after-the-fact changes to its decisions”; Kent Scheidegger discusses Liptak’s story and the Court’s publication practices more generally at…
  • Jul 25

    Petitions of the day

    Petitions of the day
    The petitions of the day are: Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton 16-74 Issue: Whether the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974’s church plan exemption applies so long as a pension plan is maintained by…
  • Jul 25

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On August 4 at 12 p.m., the DC Bar will host the next installment of its monthly seminar series on issues and cases before the Court. Andrew Grossman and John Paul Schnapper-Casteras will focus on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, last…
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/
  • Jul 26

    Kuwait top court upholds acquittal of top sporting official

    Kuwait top court upholds acquittal of top sporting official
    Kuwait’s supreme court upheld the acquittal of Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah on Monday on charges of insulting the public prosecutor and inciting public unrest. Sheikh Ahmad is a powerful member [NYT report] of various international…
  • Jul 26

    Amnesty: Turkish government attacking press freedom in coup aftermath

    Amnesty: Turkish government attacking press freedom in coup aftermath
    Amnesty International (AI) on Monday condemned [press release] Turkey’s decision to issue arrest warrants for 42 journalists following the recent coup attempt. AI’s Deputy Director for Europe, Gauri van Gulik, claimed that…
  • Jul 25

    Australia PM proposes strict anti-terror legislation

    Australia PM proposes strict anti-terror legislation
    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull [official website] on Monday proposed new counter-terrorism legislation [press release] that would allow for indefinite detention. Turnbull announced plans to introduce Counter-Terrorism Legislation…
Rank this Week: 11

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

    To All My Friends In Europe

    To All My Friends In Europe
    including in the UK,
  • Jun 24

    How Come I Never Noticed This Before?

    How Come I Never Noticed This Before?
    Donald Trump & Boris Johnson sure look a lot alike
  • Jun 23

    #Brexit

    #Brexit
    via Twitter: I would classify this as a nightmare. pic.twitter.com/ZoqD4axYM9 — Carl Bildt (@carlbildt) June 24, 2016
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: 13

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Brexit, Online Accounts, Labor Union

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Brexit, Online Accounts, Labor Union
    Welcome back from your weekend—hope it was a good one. Don’t miss our Quick Links series over on LXBN if you need any writing inspiration, and let’s dive into our top 10 today: This is the house that Brexit built…
  • Jul 22

    In-House Counsel; Energy & Environmental: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network

    In-House Counsel; Energy & Environmental: New blogs joining the LexBlog Network
    Well summer is back in Seattle, and it’s looking like our weekend is going to be full of fun in the (very warm, and largely without air conditioned) sun. If you’re like us, get ready for a relaxing weekend by …
  • Jul 22

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employment, Aviation, and Airbnb.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employment, Aviation, and Airbnb.
    Friday is here, and on this day in 1939, at the World’s Fair in New York City, Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia appointed Jane Bolin a judge of the city’s Domestic Relations Court, making her the first African-American women appointed to…
Rank this Week: 14

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jul 26

    Gotta regulate ’em all, cont’d: more on the law of Pokémon Go

    Gotta regulate ’em all, cont’d: more on the law of Pokémon Go
    Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has “fired off a letter along with two Democratic colleagues demanding Pokémon Go explain what it does about how much data its users use…
  • Jul 25

    An agency authorized to propose rescinding other agencies’ regulations?

    An agency authorized to propose rescinding other agencies’ regulations?
    Missed this post by Mike Rappaport back in December based on an idea he describes in Cato’s Regulation: The idea is to establish an administrative agency with the power to deregulate – to identify undesirable regulations passed by…
  • Jul 25

    Medical roundup

    Medical roundup
    “Here’s how lawmakers want to fix our kidney shortage” [Robert Gebelhoff, ideas of Sally Satel and others; Alex Tabarrok on Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.)’s proposed Organ Donor Clarification Act] AMA: Lawyer ads…
Rank this Week: 15

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: 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
  • Jul 19

    OPINION: Marriage of Wagenman

    OPINION: Marriage of Wagenman
    CIVIL – DOMESTIC RELATIONS DA 15-0748, 2016 MT 176, IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF: TAMMY WAGENMAN, Petitioner and Appellant, v. MATT WAGENMAN, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Jul 19

    OPINION: Reinlasoder v. City of Colstrip

    OPINION: Reinlasoder v. City of Colstrip
    CIVIL – WRONGFUL DISCHARGE DA 15-0441, 2016 MT 175, LARRY REINLASODER, Plaintiff, Appellee, and Cross-Appellant, v. CITY OF COLSTRIP, Defendant, Appellant, and Cross-Appellee.
  • Jul 19

    OPINION: Matter of C.C.

    OPINION: Matter of C.C.
    CIVIL – COMMITMENT-MENTAL ILLNESS DA 14-0749, 2016 MT 174, IN THE MATTER OF: C.C., Respondent and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 17

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 18

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 25

    Federal Reserve Board Statistical Releases: a Publications History

    Federal Reserve Board Statistical Releases: a Publications History
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series Divisions of Research & Statistics and Monetary Affairs Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C. – Federal Reserve Board Statistical Releases: a Publications History, Sian L. Seldin, 2016-016.…
  • Jul 25

    WTO Statistics Database

    WTO Statistics Database
    Welcome to the WTO Statistics Database, which allows you to retrieve statistical information in the following presentations. The Trade Profiles provide predefined information leaflets on the trade situation of members, observers and other…
  • Jul 25

    Mortgage Servicing: Community Lenders Remain Active under New Rules, but CFPB Needs More Complete Plans for Reviewing Rule

    Mortgage Servicing: Community Lenders Remain Active under New Rules, but CFPB Needs More Complete Plans for Reviewing Rule
    Mortgage Servicing: Community Lenders Remain Active under New Rules, but CFPB Needs More Complete Plans for Reviewing Rules, GAO-16-448: Published: Jun 23, 2016. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 2016. “As of September 30, 2015, community…
Rank this Week: 19

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: 20

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Common Link Still Elusive in Oahu Hepatitis a Outbreak

    Common Link Still Elusive in Oahu Hepatitis a Outbreak
    What can the 74 do to help health officials?  Being your own Jr. Epidemiologist. Sitting in my hotel room on the shores of Waikiki in the remnants of tropical storm... Continue Reading
  • Jul 22

    E. coli Outbreak Hits 12 in New Hampshire

    E. coli Outbreak Hits 12 in New Hampshire
    The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is investigating an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli) associated with ground beef. Since June,... Continue…
  • Jul 19

    Lightening Strikes Kapowsin Pork Twice?

    Lightening Strikes Kapowsin Pork Twice?
    Seattle/King County Department of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis (caused by Salmonella bacteria) associated with a Good Vibe Tribe Luau held on 7/3/16 from 6:00-11:00 PM at Golden Gardens... Continue…
Rank this Week: 21

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 22

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: 23

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

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

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

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction

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

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

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?
    2-12-16 California: They’ve got to go somewhere. Nobody wants Sharper Future, the California-based rehab center for sex offenders, on their block. This week, clinic owners abandoned a bid to move into the vacant space at 100 Church St.…
Rank this Week: 24

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
  • Jul 19

    Highlighting Corporate Fraud Investigation

    Highlighting Corporate Fraud Investigation
    The unthinkable has happened. We have good employees. Our people are honest. They don’t steal from us. They’re like family. We trust them. So it goes when a company discovers a fraud from within. Then what happens? After the…
  • Jul 13

    Fraud and Infidelity: A Match Made in Heaven

    Fraud and Infidelity: A Match Made in Heaven
    What on earth do fraud and infidelity have in common? Quite a lot actually. While there may be no scientific studies available that analyze the correlation between financial fraud and infidelity, anecdotal evidence obtained while working in…
  • Jul 6

    The Wide-Reaching Impact of Financial Statement Fraud

    The Wide-Reaching Impact of Financial Statement Fraud
    Of all the fraud schemes perpetrated in our world today, financial statement fraud seems to get the least air time. That makes no sense, as financial statement fraud happens to be one of the most costly types of fraud. The problem is that…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 26

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
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Translating Law

    CFP: Translating Law
    Tilburg Law Review (TiLR) invites article submissions for its fall 2017 special issue on ‘Translating Law‘. We imagine this double issue primarily as a collection of articles in law and...
  • Jul 22

    Immigration Law & Policy – Washington, DC

    Immigration Law & Policy – Washington, DC
    Georgetown Law, the Migration Policy Institute,  and Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., present the 13th Annual Immigration Law & Policy Conference Sept. 12, 2016, at Georgetown Law.
  • Jul 22

    CFP: Violent Extremism & Youth Recruitment

    CFP: Violent Extremism & Youth Recruitment
    Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice (U. San Francisco College of Arts & Sciences) announces its 29(2) issue theme: Violent Extremism and Youth Recruitment. The submission deadline is Jan....
Rank this Week: 27

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Baby Killed in South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident

    Baby Killed in South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
    A 10-month-old was killed in a pedestrian accident when the child and the mother were struck in a South Los Angeles crosswalk. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal pedestrian accident occurred the morning of July 21, 2016.…
  • Jul 20

    Man Killed in Orange County Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed in Orange County Motorcycle Accident
    Navpreet Singh, 19, was killed in an Orange County motorcycle accident after he was struck by a vehicle that veered off its lane. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred on Santiago Canyon Road near…
  • Jul 12

    5-Year-Old Boy Nearly Drowns in Garden Grove Swimming Pool

    5-Year-Old Boy Nearly Drowns in Garden Grove Swimming Pool
    A 5-year-old boy nearly drowned in a swimming pool accident, which occurred at a community pool in Garden Grove. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night of July 8, 2016 in the 13000 block of…
Rank this Week: 28

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: 29

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
  • Jul 22

    Turkey Could Be Taking A Big Step Backwards In Human Right

    Turkey Could Be Taking A Big Step Backwards In Human Right
    Please note this article first appeared on Time.com here. By Katy Pownall, News Writer at Amnesty International It’s rush hour on Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge. Queues of cars jostle for position, the noise of horns…
  • Jul 20

    Update: Amnesty Observers at Convention Protest

    Update: Amnesty Observers at Convention Protest
    Amnesty International USA has deployed a delegation of independent human rights observers to monitor protests at the Republican National Convention. We’ll be in Philadelphia next week doing the same thing at the Democratic National…
  • Jul 19

    10 Killings: The Tragic Story of the Barrios Family in Venezuela

    10 Killings: The Tragic Story of the Barrios Family in Venezuela
    By Alex Roche Imagine that one day your brother is at home with his two sons. Police enter his house, beat him and take him away, handcuffed. Imagine that later that day, he is taken to hospital, already dead, with … Please continue…
Rank this Week: 30

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
  • Jul 15

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney
    Chapter 7 is the chapter under the Bankruptcy Code that most consumers file. It is seen as simple, fast, and, by some, “just filling out a few forms.” It isn’t. The picture to the left shows what can happen if you…
  • Jul 7

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”
    Have you wondered what is meant by the term “mortgage arrearage?” As Bankruptcy Law Network member Jonathan Ginsberg explains, a mortgage arrearage simply refers to any missed mortgage payments. If, for example, you did not pay…
  • Jun 15

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
Rank this Week: 31

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
Rank this Week: 32

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: 33

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 26

    Rent sharing to control non-cartel supply in the German cement market

    Rent sharing to control non-cartel supply in the German cement market
    Harrington, Joseph E. ; Hüschelrath, Kai ; and Laitenberger, Ulrich examine Rent sharing to control non-cartel supply in the German cement market. ABSTRACT: A challenge for many cartels is avoiding a destabilizing increase in non-cartel…
  • Jul 26

    Threat of entry and debt maturity: evidence from airline

    Threat of entry and debt maturity: evidence from airline
    Gianpaolo Parise identifies Threat of entry and debt maturity: evidence from airlines. ABSTRACT: I explore the effect of the threat posed by low-cost competitors on debt structure in the airline industry. I use the route network expansion of…
  • Jul 26

    Reconciling the Firm Size and Innovation Puzzle

    Reconciling the Firm Size and Innovation Puzzle
    Anne Marie Knott and Carl Vieregger are Reconciling the Firm Size and Innovation Puzzle. ABSTRACT: Since Schumpeter, there has been a long-standing debate regarding the optimal firm size for innovation. Empirical results have settled into a…
Rank this Week: 34

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Jul 22

    Changing takeover laws and the ExamWorks deal

    Changing takeover laws and the ExamWorks deal
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, July 22, 2016 The ExamWorks Group buyout and related lawsuit shows how changing takeover laws are steering shareholders toward more appraisal actions and making deals riskier for buyers.
  • Jul 22

    An Indiana court just said women can’t be jailed for ending their own pregnancie

    An Indiana court just said women can’t be jailed for ending their own pregnancie
    Jill Adams interviewed by Mother Jones, July 22, 2016 “The SIA Legal Team is pleased the court recognized that feticide laws are intended to protect, not prosecute, pregnant women,” she wrote in an email. “Women don’t…
  • Jul 22

    Indiana court tosses woman’s feticide conviction

    Indiana court tosses woman’s feticide conviction
    Jill Adams quoted in The Washington Post, July 22, 2016 Adams said she was glad the appeals court overturned Patel’s feticide conviction, but that it was still worrisome that she faced a felony neglect conviction. Adams called the…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Jul 26

    Levy on Legal Instability

    Levy on Legal Instability
    Brian J. Levy (New York University School of Law) has posted The Legal Instability Hypothesis (Gonzaga Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 3, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Following the Great Recession, economist Hyman Minsky’s “Financial…
  • Jul 26

    Mulligan & Staszewski on FRCP Interpretation

    Mulligan & Staszewski on FRCP Interpretation
    Lumen N. Mulligan and Glen Staszewski (University of Kansas Law School and Michigan State University College of Law) has posted Civil Rules Interpretive Theory on SSRN. Here is the abstract: We claim that the proper method of interpreting the…
  • Jul 26

    Iuliano & Lin on Cases Granted Certiorari More than Once by the Supreme Court

    Iuliano & Lin on Cases Granted Certiorari More than Once by the Supreme Court
    Jason Iuliano (Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Department of Politics, Students) & Ya Sheng Lin (Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Department…
Rank this Week: 36

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: 37

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 26

    If Only Cops Were More Like Customer Service Represenative

    If Only Cops Were More Like Customer Service Represenative
    That people are searching for solutions to improve the relationship between police and the public is good. Better than good. Great. But that doesn’t mean any idea that fits inside a fortune cookie is worthy of serious consideration,…
  • Jul 26

    Judge John Kane: The Penile Plethysmograph Is Nut

    Judge John Kane: The Penile Plethysmograph Is Nut
    The plea agreement was contingent upon whether a state court conviction for child pornography compelled a mandatory minimum of ten years.  When the 10th Circuit held it did, District of Colorado Senior Judge John Kane’s hands were…
  • Jul 25

    But Is It Leprosy?

    But Is It Leprosy?
    Commenter: Seems to me she has leprosy. Does she have leprosy? Me: What makes you think she has leprosy? Commenter: I don’t know. That’s why I asked you. Don’t do this. I get it. You have no clue what you’re talking…
Rank this Week: 38

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: 39

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: 40

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: 41

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jul 26

    Black Lives Matter Is Not About Killing Cop

    Black Lives Matter Is Not About Killing Cop
    As two thousand supporters of Black Lives Matter take to the street today in Philadelphia, we all need to take notice. Like countless others across the country, I have closely followed the birth and evolution of Black Lives Matter, joining...
  • Jul 26

    European Migrant, Refugee Deaths at Sea Pass 3,000 as Arrivals Near 250,000

    European Migrant, Refugee Deaths at Sea Pass 3,000 as Arrivals Near 250,000
    Syrian and Iraqi immigrants getting off a boat from Turkey on the Greek island of Lesbos The refugee crisis in Europe seems to have dropped out of the news. Still, the International Organization for Migration reports an estimated 249,854…
  • Jul 26

    Immigrant Rights Groups Pressure Hillary on DNC Day One

    Immigrant Rights Groups Pressure Hillary on DNC Day One
    Julianne Hing, at the DNC in Philadelphia, writes for The Nation: This time last week, Republicans were selling war pornography, playing murdering-immigrant reels narrated by grieving parents, and frightening Americans with Rudy Giuliani…
Rank this Week: 42

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 43

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    AJIL Unbound Symposium: Hovell’s "Due Process in the United Nations"

    AJIL Unbound Symposium: Hovell’s "Due Process in the United Nations"
    AJIL Unbound has posted a symposium on Devika Hovell's article Due Process in the United Nations. The symposium includes an introduction by Alexandra Huneeus and responses by Antonios Tzanakopoulos, Rosa Freedman, and Joy Gordon.
  • Jul 24

    Ohlin: Remoteness and Reciprocal Risk

    Ohlin: Remoteness and Reciprocal Risk
    Jens David Ohlin (Cornell Univ. - Law) has posted Remoteness and Reciprocal Risk (in Research Handbook on Remote Warfare, Jens David Ohlin ed., forthcoming). Here's the abstract:The history of modern weaponry involves the construction of the…
  • Jul 24

    Klamberg: Reconstructing the Notion of State of Emergency under Human Rights Law

    Klamberg: Reconstructing the Notion of State of Emergency under Human Rights Law
    Mark Klamberg (Stockholm Univ. - Law) has posted Reconstructing the Notion of State of Emergency under Human Rights Law. Here's the abstract:Public unrest, terrorist attacks, natural disasters and events of equal severity have in recent years…
Rank this Week: 46

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

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

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Driver Charged with DUI in Los Angeles County Crash that Left 10 Injured

    Driver Charged with DUI in Los Angeles County Crash that Left 10 Injured
    Prosecutors filed criminal charges against an alleged drunk driver who caused a three-vehicle crash injuring 10 people including a toddler. According to a report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, 26-year-old Robert Anthony Lopez was charged…
  • Jul 5

    Horrific San Diego Hit-and-Run Crash Involves Suspected DUI Driver

    Horrific San Diego Hit-and-Run Crash Involves Suspected DUI Driver
    A man was killed in a horrific hit-and-run crash in Oceanside, which involved a driver who police say was under the influence. According to a news report on NBC San Diego, the crash occurred in the early morning on June 27, 2016 in the…
  • Jun 20

    Victorville Motorcycle Crash Proves Fatal

    Victorville Motorcycle Crash Proves Fatal
    A 61-year-old man was killed in a Victorville motorcycle accident. According to a news report in the Victorville Daily Press, the fatal collision occurred the morning of June 16, 2016 at the intersection of Palmdale and Del Gado roads. Police…
Rank this Week: 45