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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

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: 2

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/
  • Oct 1

    Dollar General Extends Its Offer for Family Dollar

    Dollar General Extends Its Offer for Family Dollar
    Dollar General extended by more than three weeks its tender offer to acquire Family Dollar shares for $80 apiece, though Family Dollar remained committed to its agreed-upon deal with Dollar Tree for $74.50 a share.
  • Oct 1

    Loan Fraud Inquiry Said to Focus on Used-Car Dealer

    Loan Fraud Inquiry Said to Focus on Used-Car Dealer
    Inflated applications can mean that some of the most vulnerable borrowers are saddled with auto loans they cannot afford to repay.
  • Oct 1

    In Ruling on California Town’s Bankruptcy, Judge Challenges Sanctity of Pension

    In Ruling on California Town’s Bankruptcy, Judge Challenges Sanctity of Pension
    The decision by a federal bankruptcy judge dealt a blow to Calpers, California’s giant state-led pension system, which has been leading efforts to preserve defined-benefit pensions nationwide.
Rank this Week: 3

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Oct 1

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Our last open thread is full, here's another one, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 30

    Tuesday Open Thread

    Tuesday Open Thread
    Long day in Court today, which means an open thread for you. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 29

    Hostage John Cantlie Messages: Episode 2 Released

    Hostage John Cantlie Messages: Episode 2 Released
    Al Furqan Media has released the second episode of British hostage John Cantlie's video series today. You can view it here (If You Tube removes it, you can get it here.) The topic is President Obama's speech on 9/11 against ISIS.…
Rank this Week: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Co-Defendant Sent to Prison for Extensive Mortgage Fraud Scheme

    Co-Defendant Sent to Prison for Extensive Mortgage Fraud Scheme
    Julie Dianne Farmer, 46, Bakersfield, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill to three years in prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release, for her involvement in an extensive…
  • Sep 30

    4 Sentenced for Ripping Off Homeowners in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme

    4 Sentenced for Ripping Off Homeowners in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme
     Jesse Wheeler, 37, Roseville, California, Jewel Hinkles, aka Cydney Sanchez, 64, Los Angeles, California, Cynthia Corn, 61, Oakland, California, and Brent Medearis, 48, Modesto, California, were sentenced on September 29, 2014, by U.S.…
  • Sep 29

    Judge Sentences Woman for Orchestrating Sophisticated Straw Buyer Scam

    Judge Sentences Woman for Orchestrating Sophisticated Straw Buyer Scam
    Kathryn Sylvester, San Diego, California, was sentenced to 41 months in custody for operating a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme that caused over $6 million in losses on various properties in San Diego and Orange Counties, California.…
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 4

    FL - Why were service members targeted in local sex stings?

    FL - Why were service members targeted in local sex stings?
    Original Article 08/26/2014 By Noah Pransky Former Army JAG tells 10 Investigates the Air Force is breaking the law by participating in local sex stings where no military members are involved. PINELLAS COUNTY - Not only have Central…
  • Sep 4

    NY - Sex Offenders Housing Restrictions Are Pointle

    NY - Sex Offenders Housing Restrictions Are Pointle
    Original Article 08/25/2014 By Jesse Singal On Thursday, Joseph Goldstein of the New York Times reported that “Dozens of sex offenders who have satisfied their sentences in New York State are being held in prison beyond their release…
  • Sep 4

    NJ - Twenty years later, has Megan’s Law delivered?

    NJ - Twenty years later, has Megan’s Law delivered?
    Maureen KankaOriginal Article 08/24/2014 It’s been 20 years since New Jersey’s Legislature passed Megan’s Law. The two decades since have been filled with legal challenges and disappointment it didn’t accomplish what…
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/
  • Oct 1

    GUACAMOLE @ TEQUIZTLAN

    GUACAMOLE @ TEQUIZTLAN
    GUACAMOLE Made right at your table with fresh avocado, tomato, onions, cilantro, jalapenos, salt & lime to your taste. $12 http://www.tequiztlan.com/ 1884 BAY RD., MIAMI BEACH FL 33139
  • Oct 1

    TIME FOR THE TUMIS!

    TIME FOR THE TUMIS!
    @ Lincoln Road, South Beach "The Tumi USA Award honors those Peruvian immigrants in the USA with recognition, gratitude and admiration for excelling as professionals, as well as students, and for exemplifying their merit, estimable…
  • Oct 1

    COME HERE OFTEN?

    COME HERE OFTEN?
    @ Bubble Lounge
Rank this Week: 7

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Oct 1

    White Woman Learns What It’s Like To Be A Black Mother, Sue

    White Woman Learns What It’s Like To Be A Black Mother, Sue
    Woman is suing because sperm bank turned her into a black person.
  • Oct 1

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.01.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.01.14
    * We welcome Howard Bashman to his new homepage! [How Appealing / Above the Law] * An ode to Brian Leiter to the tune of the Beach Boys’ “I Get Around.” [Philosophy Metablog] * “Lawyers have a powerful voice in the…
  • Oct 1

    Thanks To Our Sponsors On ATL

    Thanks To Our Sponsors On ATL
    Above the Law extends thanks to its advertisers.
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/
  • Oct 1

    [Eugene Volokh] On the chilling effect, from one of the chiller

    [Eugene Volokh] On the chilling effect, from one of the chiller
    Prof. John Banzhaf passed this along press release for me to post, and I’m very glad to do so. The press release gleefully embracing the chilling effect created by the FCC’s statements — “regulat[ion] by a…
  • Oct 1

    [Eugene Kontorovich] Constitutional problems with international court

    [Eugene Kontorovich] Constitutional problems with international court
    The Cornell Law Review has just published my new article, “Three International Courts and Their Constitutional Problems.” The article considers the constitutionality of joining the International Criminal Court in light of largley…
  • Oct 1

    [Eugene Volokh] No, the FCC may not ban the use of “Redskins” on radio and TV broadcasting

    [Eugene Volokh] No, the FCC may not ban the use of “Redskins” on radio and TV broadcasting
    Prof. John Banzhaf has filed a petition asking the FCC to revoke the broadcast license of stations that use the word “Redskins.” Some “longtime participants in the FCC regulatory process” — including former FCC…
Rank this Week: 9

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
  • Sep 12

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?
    Se você se identifica com a nossa área de atuação e tem interesse de trabalhar conosco, conheça nossa oferta de emprego para advogado júnior. Clique na imagem abaixo  
  • Oct 21

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

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

    Yankees go home

    Yankees go home
     Artigo publicado no Editorial do Jornal valor Econômico em 26/09/2013   Yankees go home Por Heloisa Magalhães O “pito” de Dilma Rousseff nos americanos e a reação ao poder da…
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/
  • Oct 1

    California governor signs bill banning plastic bag

    California governor signs bill banning plastic bag
    [JURIST] California Governor Jerry Brown [official website] on Tuesday signed [press release] a bill [SB270 text, PDF] issuing a statewide ban against single-use plastic bags. Beginning in July 2016, grocery and convenience stores across the…
  • Oct 1

    UK prosecutors drop terrorism charges against former Guantanamo detainee

    UK prosecutors drop terrorism charges against former Guantanamo detainee
    [JURIST] The UK's Crown Prosecution Service [official website] on Wednesday dropped terrorism charges against Moazzam Begg [Guardian backgrounder], a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses related…
  • Oct 1

    ICC: Kenya president must attend hearing

    ICC: Kenya president must attend hearing
    [JURIST] The International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] on Wednesday found [judgment, PDF] that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta [ICC case materials; JURISTnews archive] must appear in court for his hearing next week, rejecting a…
Rank this Week: 11

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Perez v. Stephens 13-1406 Issue: Whether attorney abandonment, which Maples v. Thomas held is an “extraordinary circumstance” equitably excusing a resulting failure to appeal a denial of state…
  • Oct 1

    Big payday for ex-college sports stars?

    Big payday for ex-college sports stars?
    Two significant First Amendment cases that have been awaiting the Supreme Court’s reaction for a year are on the way to being settled, with the real prospect that former stars in big-time college football and basketball will get a…
  • Oct 1

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    The Court is scheduled to resume oral arguments in just a few days, and so previews of the upcoming Term and the cases on the Court’s docket continue.  Chantal Valery of Agence France-Presse looks at the Term as a whole, noting…
Rank this Week: 12

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

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

    New format opened April 14th

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

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

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

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

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 13

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
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/
  • Oct 1

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CA Data Breach Law, Big Data Recruiting, Internet as Utility

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: CA Data Breach Law, Big Data Recruiting, Internet as Utility
    Today’s Top Ten is chalked full of privacy law posts (though some do cross over into employment too). In the privacy realm, InfoLawGroup has an interesting piece busting one big misconception on California’s new breach law. Total…
  • Sep 30

    Build your own communities for valuable engagement

    Build your own communities for valuable engagement
    Social networks combined with blogs represent opportunities we’ve never had before to network and collaborate. The fact that the networks with huge numbers of people can create a lot of noise ought not prevent us from worthwhile…
  • Sep 30

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Texting Liability, Coke Zero Marks, McDonald’s Labor

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Texting Liability, Coke Zero Marks, McDonald’s Labor
    I always enjoy when lawyers on our network get legal insight directly from those who help make the and shape the laws—and Ronald Urbach does just that today as he gathers notes from something an FTC commissioner recently said. Also,…
Rank this Week: 15

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
  • Oct 1

    Cary Spivak Working With Elite Protection Specialist

    Cary Spivak Working With Elite Protection Specialist
    Cary Spivak, investigative reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, joined Elite Protection Specialists earlier this year. While he is still employed with the newspaper full time, he is working as a private investigator part time and…
  • Sep 29

    Are Your Employees Committing Fraud

    Are Your Employees Committing Fraud
    Fraud is big business. Companies are most at risk of fraud from their employees, since they have access to information and assets. On average, companies lose 5% to 6% of their revenues to internal fraud. This means that a company with sales…
  • Sep 24

    Roca Labs Sues Customers, Seemingly Violating Their Own Terms and Condition

    Roca Labs Sues Customers, Seemingly Violating Their Own Terms and Condition
    Monday I introduced you to Roca Labs, the company that sells [possibly dangerous] goop as a weight loss product. They call it “Gastric Bypass No Surgery,” and it is essentially a product that you ingest, which the company claims…
Rank this Week: 16

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    It is time to make Salmonella an Adulterant

    It is time to make Salmonella an Adulterant
    The Center for Science in the Public Interest today asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to declare four antibiotic-resistant strains of Salmonella as adulterants under federal law. In a petition... Continue Reading
  • Sep 30

    Cargill does Right by its Customers and is Rewarded by a Jury

    Cargill does Right by its Customers and is Rewarded by a Jury
    Sindhu Sundar of Law360 reported today “Cargill Wins $9M From Beef Supplier In Tainted Meat Suit.”  According to the article, Cargill Inc., on Monday was awarded a $9 million verdict... Continue Reading
  • Sep 30

    Michigan Reading Summer Festival Salmonella Outbreak Update

    Michigan Reading Summer Festival Salmonella Outbreak Update
    Hillsdale Daily News reports that the Salmonella outbreak which struck the Reading Summer Festival Days the weekend of July 31 was part of an eight-state outbreak from contaminated berries or melons,... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 17

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: 18

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/
  • Oct 1

    Schultz on the Nation-State, Justice, & Transnational Commercial Law

    Schultz on the Nation-State, Justice, & Transnational Commercial Law
    Thomas Schultz (King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law) has posted How Conceptions of Justice Associated with the Nation-State Obstruct Our View on Possibilities of Transnational Commercial Law ((2014) 25 King's Law Journal,…
  • Oct 1

    Gilead on Economic Analysis of Prescription in Tort Law

    Gilead on Economic Analysis of Prescription in Tort Law
    Israel Gilead (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) has posted Economic Analysis of Prescription in Tort Law (Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2007 (H, Koziol and B. Steininger eds, Springer, 2008)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Oct 1

    SSRN Server Back Up

    SSRN Server Back Up
    SSRN seems to be functionally normally, and I will resume abstract posts.
Rank this Week: 19

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 20

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
  • Oct 1

    OPINION AND ORDER: Avery v. Batista, et al.

    OPINION AND ORDER: Avery v. Batista, et al.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion and Order in the following matter: WRIT – EXTRAORDINARY RELIEF OP 14-0058, 2014 MT 266, RUSSELL SCOTT AVERY, Petitioner, v. MIKE BATISTA, Director of Montana Department of Corrections,…
  • Oct 1

    OPINION: Matter of M.S.

    OPINION: Matter of M.S.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEFENDENT NEGLECT DA 13-0790, 2014 MT 265, IN THE MATTER OF: M.S., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • Oct 1

    OPINION: Estate of Mead

    OPINION: Estate of Mead
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – PROBATE DA 13-0772, 2014 MT 264, IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: ROBERT LEE MEAD, Deceased.
Rank this Week: 21

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Oct 1

    Cops Are Handing Out Spyware to Parents—With Zero Oversight

    Cops Are Handing Out Spyware to Parents—With Zero Oversight
    Mere days after a government crackdown on a spyware manufacturer comes the startling revelation that law enforcement agencies have been purchasing commercial spyware themselves and handing it out to the public for free. Police departments…
  • Oct 1

    The $1,200 Machine That Lets Anyone Make a Metal Gun at Home

    The $1,200 Machine That Lets Anyone Make a Metal Gun at Home
    When Cody Wilson revealed the world’s first fully 3-D printed gun last year, he showed that the “maker” movement has enabled anyone to create a working, lethal firearm with a click in the privacy of his or her garage. Now…
  • Oct 1

    The Criminal Indictment That Could Finally Hit Spyware Makers Hard

    The Criminal Indictment That Could Finally Hit Spyware Makers Hard
    The indictment this week of the man behind an app designed for surreptitiously monitoring cellphone activity is only the second federal case filed against someone involved in the commercial sale of so-called stalkingware. But the case could…
Rank this Week: 22

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 23

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Oct 1

    Three more courtroom defeats for EEOC

    Three more courtroom defeats for EEOC
    The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is used to getting its way since most employers would rather settle rather than face the expense and publicity risk of litigating against it. But sometimes, as I note in my new post…
  • Sep 30

    “Woman suing Disney, claims ‘Frozen’ is my life story”

    “Woman suing Disney, claims ‘Frozen’ is my life story”
    “…a list of motifs Tanikumi claims were taken from her book like: two sisters, open doors or gates, and a moon setting….A Disney spokeswoman responded to her claim, saying, ‘This is beyond ridiculous, she needs to…
  • Sep 30

    Labor and employment roundup

    Labor and employment roundup
    Court dismisses case against CVS in which EEOC had sought to redefine standard severance confidentiality provisions as unlawful retaliation [Jon Hyman, Daniel Schwartz, earlier here and here] Temp-agency jobs brought in-house: “The NLRB…
Rank this Week: 24

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Oct 1

    Zolt Presents Fiscal Contracting in Latin America Today at Harvard

    Zolt Presents Fiscal Contracting in Latin America Today at Harvard
    Eric M. Zolt (UCLA) presents Fiscal Contracting in Latin America (with Richard M. Bird (Toronto)) at Harvard today as part of its Tax Law, Policy and Practice Workshop Series hosted by Daniel Halperin and Stephen Shay: Latin America has long…
  • Oct 1

    Schön Presents International Taxation of Risk Today at Toronto

    Schön Presents International Taxation of Risk Today at Toronto
    Wolfgang Schön (Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance) presents International Taxation of Risk at Toronto today as part of its James Hausman Tax Law and Policy Workshop Series: The allocation of risk and of the income from…
  • Oct 1

    Lewis & Clark Law School Closes Legal Clinic, Cites Enrollment, Revenue Decline

    Lewis & Clark Law School Closes Legal Clinic, Cites Enrollment, Revenue Decline
    The Oregonian: Lewis & Clark Law School Closes Downtown Legal Clinic, Cites Enrollment, Revenue Decline: Lewis & Clark Law School is closing its namesake legal clinic in downtown Portland that provides services to the poor, a…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 26

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/
  • Oct 1

    Chasing Data: An eDiscovery Report

    Chasing Data: An eDiscovery Report
    By Shane SchickExtract: Choosing an e-discovery solution means addressing several interconnected issues. Product demos can be impressive, but don’t be fooled: a tool’s features can be the least important factor for you to…
  • Sep 30

    Total Review Cost of Training Selection Method

    Total Review Cost of Training Selection Method
    By William WebberMy previous post described in some detail the conditions of finite population annotation that apply to e-discovery. To summarize, what we care about (or at least should care about) is not maximizing classifier accuracy in…
  • Sep 29

    Is the IRS’s Inability to Find Emails the Result of Unethical Behavior?

    Is the IRS’s Inability to Find Emails the Result of Unethical Behavior?
    By Ralph LoseyThe IRS seems inherently incapable of finding emails. The most famous incident that everyone has heard about, and many have complained about, is the loss of emails of key witnesses in a Congressional investigation…
Rank this Week: 27

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Posner: The Twilight of Human Rights Law

    Posner: The Twilight of Human Rights Law
    Eric A. Posner (Univ. of Chicago - Law) has published The Twilight of Human Rights Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2014). Here's the abstract:Countries solemnly intone their commitment to human rights, and they ratify endless international treaties…
  • Oct 1

    Conference: Fall Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law

    Conference: Fall Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law
    The 2014 Fall Meeting of the American Bar Association Section of International Law will take place October 21-25 in Buenos Aires. The meeting's schedule is available here.
  • Oct 1

    Conference: Canadian Council on International Law 2014 Annual Conference

    Conference: Canadian Council on International Law 2014 Annual Conference
    The 43rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Council on International Law will take place November 13-15, 2014, in Ottawa. The theme is "Combustion: Energy, Resources and Environmental Issues Igniting International Law." The preliminary program…
Rank this Week: 28

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Oct 1

    A Look At the "Right To Be Forgotten" Ruling

    A Look At the "Right To Be Forgotten" Ruling
    Stefan Kulk, Utrecht University, Centre for Intellectual Property Law; Utrecht University School of Law; and Frederik J. Zuiderveen Borgesius, University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law, have published Google Spain v. González:…
  • Oct 1

    FCC Commissioner Statements On Lifting of "Blackout" Rule

    FCC Commissioner Statements On Lifting of "Blackout" Rule
    Statement of FCC Chair Tom Wheeler Statement of Commissioner Mignon Clyburn Statement of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworczel Statement of Commissioner Ajit Pai Statement of Commissioner Michael O'Rielly
  • Sep 30

    FCC Votes "Blackout Rule" Out

    FCC Votes "Blackout Rule" Out
    From the Hollywood Reporter: The FCC has voted unanimously to end the "blackout" rule that has allowed the NFL to prohibit broadcasts of pro football games locally if seats remain unsold on the day of the game. The NFL had...
Rank this Week: 29

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 30

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 1

    Offline and falling behind: Barriers to Internet adoption

    Offline and falling behind: Barriers to Internet adoption
    McKinsey - More than 60 percent of the world’s population remains offline. Without removing crucial deterrents to Internet adoption, little will change—and more than 4 billion people may be left behind. “In a little…
  • Oct 1

    On Front Lines of Recycling, Turning Food Waste into Bioga

    On Front Lines of Recycling, Turning Food Waste into Bioga
    Rachel Cernansky, Yale environment 360: “An increasing number of sewage treatment plants in the U.S. and Europe are processing food waste in anaerobic biodigesters, keeping more garbage out of landfills, reducing methane emissions,…
  • Oct 1

    Confronting Cognitive ‘Anchoring Effect’ and ‘Blind Spot’ Biases in Federal Sentencing

    Confronting Cognitive ‘Anchoring Effect’ and ‘Blind Spot’ Biases in Federal Sentencing
    Bennett, Mark W., Confronting Cognitive ‘Anchoring Effect’ and ‘Blind Spot’ Biases in Federal Sentencing: A Modest Solution for Reforming a Fundamental Flaw (July 5, 2014). Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol.…
Rank this Week: 31

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Cavalcade of Risk #218 now up

    Cavalcade of Risk #218 now up
    David Williams hosts this week's abbreviated - but meaty - Cavalcade of Risk. From child-proofing your vacay to unique worker's comp risk calculations, you're sure to find something interesting.Thanks, David! Original content copyright…
  • Sep 30

    Um, about that 3000% decrease

    Um, about that 3000% decrease
    Remember when President Obama promised that, under the ObamaTax, premiums would plummet?Turns out - and you may want to sit down for this - he wasn't being truthful.How do we know this?Well, here's a screencap of a small group renewal that…
  • Sep 29

    Stupid Carrier Tricks, Beginner Level version

    Stupid Carrier Tricks, Beginner Level version
    Really, Mass Mutual?In its efforts to "reach out" the the non-insurance community, MM seems to have shot itself in the foot here.How, you ask?Insurance 101-level stupidity. On Facebook, no less.Here's the problem:"Rebating: Returning a…
Rank this Week: 32

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/
  • Sep 29

    Take a Night Off

    Take a Night Off
    Gablesstage is running a special for students on Wednesday – $10 tickets to its 8pm performance of “Mothers and Sons” by Terrence NcNally. I saw the show this weekend and it’s good. Not the very best they’ve ever…
  • Sep 29

    I’m an All-Star!

    I’m an All-Star!
    Some time ago I agreed to give a talk on privacy issues 1pm this afternoon at UM’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. I’ve only just discovered, however, that the lecture series I’m a part of is the UM All-Stars. And they…
  • Sep 29

    Shellshock Still Kicking

    Shellshock Still Kicking
    Oh, joy: despite a vigorous round of patching, Shellshock isn’t dead, and isn’t even resting: Google security researcher Michal "lcamtuf" Zalewski has disclosed to iTnews that over the past two days he has discovered two…
Rank this Week: 33

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Sep 30

    Sentencian por desfalco al sobrino de la reina Sonia de Noruega

    Sentencian por desfalco al sobrino de la reina Sonia de Noruega
    El sobrino de la reina Sonia, esposa del rey Harald V de Noruega, fue encontrado culpable por la corte de distrito de Oslo en materia de descreimiento económico, de desfalco y fraude y sentenciado a ocho meses de prisión sin…
  • Sep 30

    Suecia planea elevar dos años la educación obligatoria

    Suecia planea elevar dos años la educación obligatoria
    El primer acuerdo al que llegó el gobierno de coalición de Suecia se refiere a la educación, pues los partidos Demócrata Social y Verde que conforman bajo el liderazgo de Stefan Löfven el gobierno Rojo-Verde,…
  • Sep 30

    Niegan compensación a bebé atacado por chimpancé

    Niegan compensación a bebé atacado por chimpancé
    Los padres de un bebé de dos meses que fue atacado por un chimpancé en Uganda están exigiendo al gobierno compensación por las lesiones que el animal ocasionó al infante, bajo el fundamento de que es…
Rank this Week: 34

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 1

    Osgoode Digital Common

    Osgoode Digital Common
    This announcement from Louis Mirando was posted via the CALL listserv earlier today: The Osgoode Hall Law School Library is pleased to announce the official launch of the Osgoode Digital Commons…
  • Oct 1

    Guidance on Neighbouring Right

    Guidance on Neighbouring Right
    Neighbouring rights rarely get much judicial review so the case of Re: Sound v. Fitness Industry Council of Canada 2014 FCA 48 gives some insight as to this regime. Neighbouring rights[1], rights near to copyright, in this context are rights…
  • Oct 1

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. McKesson Canada Corporation v.…
Rank this Week: 35

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    Teaching plagiarism at Harvard?

    Teaching plagiarism at Harvard?
    From CNNI don't think they were teaching plagiarism at Harvard Business School. I don't think they were teaching you to cut and paste other peoples' work and call it your own," Christie said at an event for Republican Gov. Scott Walker in…
  • Oct 1

    Apple wins SJ motion against WiLan in SD Ca

    Apple wins SJ motion against WiLan in SD Ca
    Judge Dana Sabraw granted Apple's motion for summary judgment.
  • Sep 30

    CAFC vacates PTAB decision in In re Taylor Made Golf; PTAB needs to pay attention to Wikipedia

    CAFC vacates PTAB decision in In re Taylor Made Golf; PTAB needs to pay attention to Wikipedia
    The issue on appeal is whether the U.S. Patent andTrademark Office’s (PTO) Patent Trial and Appeals Boarderred in not rejecting on grounds of obviousness claims8, 9, 12, and 13 of U.S. Patent No. 7,344,450 (the ’450 patent). These…
Rank this Week: 36

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: 37

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: 38

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Oct 1

    The European Commission's Approach to Long-term Contracts: an Economist's View

    The European Commission's Approach to Long-term Contracts: an Economist's View
    David Spector,Paris School of Economics, CNRS. explores The European Commission's Approach to Long-term Contracts: an Economist's View. ABSTRACT: In recent decisions, the Commission has taken a hard stance vis-a-vis dominant firms using…
  • Oct 1

    The Commission Investigation into Pay TV Services: Open Question

    The Commission Investigation into Pay TV Services: Open Question
    Pablo Ibanez Colomo, LSE describes The Commission Investigation into Pay TV Services: Open Questions. ABSTRACT: In January 2014, the Commission launched an investigation into pay TV services in the context of a review of EU copyright rules…
  • Oct 1

    Sports and Antitrust Law

    Sports and Antitrust Law
    The ABA has a new book on Sports and Antitrust Law. BOOK ABSTRACT: Sports and Antitrust Law presents a legal overview of sports-related topics and offers an exciting new resource on the most current cases and issues, both for the...
Rank this Week: 39

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Pool Cleaner Brutally Attacked By Dog

    Pool Cleaner Brutally Attacked By Dog
    A pit bull mix viciously attacked and mauled a pool cleaner in Riverside County. According to a news report in the Los Angeles Times, the incident occurred on September 25, 2014 when the man was working at a home in the 4000 block of Sandia…
  • Sep 24

    Motorcyclist Killed In Orange County DUI Collision

    Motorcyclist Killed In Orange County DUI Collision
    Dayton Hudson, 24 was killed in a Santa Ana motorcycle accident, which officials say, may have involved a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal collision occurred early morning on…
  • Sep 22

    Woman Injured By Lifeguard SUV While Sunbathing At Venice Beach

    Woman Injured By Lifeguard SUV While Sunbathing At Venice Beach
    A 25-year-old woman who was sunbathing on the beach in Venice was run over and injured by a lifeguard SUV. According to a KTLA news report, the incident occurred the afternoon of September 15, 2014. Officials say a lifeguard was responding…
Rank this Week: 40

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Oct 1

    Two Women Join the Growing Club of Female Law Firm Leader

    Two Women Join the Growing Club of Female Law Firm Leader
    This month brings notable firsts at two well-known law firms, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and Bryan Cave LLP, where women are assuming the chair role for the first time in each firm's history.
  • Oct 1

    U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Portion of North Carolina Voting Law

    U.S. Appeals Court Blocks Portion of North Carolina Voting Law
    A federal appeals court has struck down parts of North Carolina’s strict new voting law in advance of next month’s elections, ruling that they are likely to disenfranchise black voters.
  • Oct 1

    BigLaw Lawyers Giving Pro-Bono Help to Immigrant Children

    BigLaw Lawyers Giving Pro-Bono Help to Immigrant Children
    In a departure from their usual clientele, attorneys at major U.S. law firms and corporations are volunteering to represent, free of charge, unaccompanied children who have entered the U.S. illegally.
Rank this Week: 41

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Oct 1

    Senators Markey and Boxer Oppose Automatic Approval of Gas Exports to European Union

    Senators Markey and Boxer Oppose Automatic Approval of Gas Exports to European Union
    U.S. Senators Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) have sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman urging him to resist efforts by the European Union in Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership…
  • Sep 30

    Article Discusses Environmental Issues Related to Petronas’ Proposed B.C. LNG Export Terminal

    Article Discusses Environmental Issues Related to Petronas’ Proposed B.C. LNG Export Terminal
    An article in The Globe and Mail discusses environmental issues related to Petronas’ proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG export terminal on Lelu Island, British Columbia (B.C.), including the potential impact of the terminal on the…
  • Sep 30

    FERC Approves Dominion Cove Point LNG Export Terminal

    FERC Approves Dominion Cove Point LNG Export Terminal
    Yesterday, FERC issued an order approving the construction and operation of Dominion Cove Point LNG’s proposed export terminal project in Lusby, Md. and related facilities.  This is the fourth LNG export terminal project FERC has…
Rank this Week: 42

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/
  • Oct 1

    Police: Cushing sex offender jailed after telling counselor he fantasized about neighbor’s child

    Police: Cushing sex offender jailed after telling counselor he fantasized about neighbor’s child
    10-1-2014 Maine: A 57-year-old convicted sex offender is back behind bars after police said he admitted to watching his neighbors’ children and fantasizing about sexually assaulting the girl. Robert McIntyre was arrested Sept. 26 on a…
  • Oct 1

    Harsher punishment for predator teacher

    Harsher punishment for predator teacher
    10-1-2014 Florida: 32 new laws go into effect including Stop Harassing Underage Teens Act Thirty two new laws passed by the 2014 Florida legislative session and signed by Gov. Rick Scott got into effect Wednesday. One of the new laws will…
  • Sep 30

    Treatment to be mandatory for young sex offender

    Treatment to be mandatory for young sex offender
    9-30-2014 California: Adolescents and teenagers convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious victim will face mandatory sexual-offender treatment in California. Gov. Jerry Brown's office on Tuesday announced he had signed…
Rank this Week: 43

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 44

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law…

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

Covers immigration laws, legislation, and news.

http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29221-Greg-Siskind-on-Immigration-Law-and-Policy
Rank this Week: 45