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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/
  • Nov 24

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    Showtime's Homeland is back in its element. After a shaky start this season, it slowly got back on track, and the last two episodes were Homeland at it's best. Separated at birth: One of the two guys above is Saddam Jamal, a terrorist…
  • Nov 23

    Rudy Giulani's Shows His True Color

    Rudy Giulani's Shows His True Color
    Rudy Giuliani is justly taking a heap of justly deserved criticism for his comments on Meet the Press about race and crime today. In a discussion about Ferguson and the disproportionate number of white cops in neighborhoods with a large…
  • Nov 23

    The Next Generation of Mujahideen

    The Next Generation of Mujahideen
    ISIS has released a lot of videos the past few days. In one, Race Towards Good (full version available here, no violence) it takes us inside a training camp for Kazakh children. They are purposely indoctrinated from a young age (There's even…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    2 Admit Using Falsified Settlement Statements to Defraud Lender

    2 Admit Using Falsified Settlement Statements to Defraud Lender
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Malgorzata Karas-Golka, also known as “Margaret,” 46, Newington, Connecticut, and Carmelinda Marotta, also known as “Linda,” 45, Manchester, Connecticut, who were involved in an extensive mortgage…
  • Nov 24

    Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Defrauding Soldiers in Loan Scam

    Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Defrauding Soldiers in Loan Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Daniel Lee Rosales, 21, Killeen, TX, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for stealing money from U.S. Army soldiers though a fraudulent loan scam. In addition to the prison term, United States District Judge…
  • Nov 24

    11 Real Estate Investors Indicted for Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auction

    11 Real Estate Investors Indicted for Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auction
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. A federal grand jury in San Francisco returned three multi-count indictments against eleven real estate investors for their role in bid rigging and fraud schemes at foreclosure auctions in Northern California. The…
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/
  • Nov 24

    Family Mediation – Boom or Bust? – Family Law Week

    Family Mediation – Boom or Bust? – Family Law Week
    ‘Amina Somers, Head of Family Mediation at Goodman Ray, asks what can be done to increase the take-up of family mediation.’ Full story Family Law Week, 22nd November 2014 Source: www.familylawweek.co.uk
  • Nov 24

    Over the limit? – New Law Journal

    Over the limit? – New Law Journal
    ‘Is the criminalisation of excessive alcohol consumption during pregnancy possible, asks David Locke.’ Full story New Law Journal, 20th November 2014 Source: www.newlawjournal.co.uk
  • Nov 24

    The Devil in the Detail: The Court Bundles Practice Direction and J v J [2014] EWHC 3654 – Family Law Week

    The Devil in the Detail: The Court Bundles Practice Direction and J v J [2014] EWHC 3654 – Family Law Week
    ‘Alexander Chandler, barrister at 1 King’s Bench Walk considers the Implications of the Court Bundles Practice Direction in the light of Mostyn J’s judgment in J v J [2014] EWHC 3654.’ Full story Family Law Week, 20th…
Rank this Week: 4

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 5

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry
    Video Description: Anyone convicted of a crime involving sex may be put on a public registry. At a conference on sex offender laws Vicky Henry, president of Women Against the Registry (WAR), tells of the horrendous consequences of the…
  • Nov 5

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say
    Original Article 10/17/2014 By Puck Lo Frank Lindsay, 62, is a father, small-business owner and avid surfer. He’s also one of 105,000 people in California — and 760,000 nationally — listed as a sex offender. In accordance…
  • Nov 5

    PA - Pennsylvania's Megan's Law mandate unfairly punishes offenders, court rule

    PA - Pennsylvania's Megan's Law mandate unfairly punishes offenders, court rule
    Original Article 10/14/2014 By Peter Hall Some of Pennsylvania's latest sex offender registration requirements run afoul of a constitutional ban on laws that create new penalties for people who have already paid for their crimes, the…
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/
  • Nov 24

    BT in a Strong Position for Mobile M.&A.

    BT in a Strong Position for Mobile M.&A.
    The British fixed-line giant has a choice of two mobile networks to buy, O2 or EE, and few likely counterbidders, says Quentin Webb of Reuters Breakingviews.
  • Nov 24

    Goldman to Disclose Profit It Made on Libyan Trade

    Goldman to Disclose Profit It Made on Libyan Trade
    The Libyan Investment Authority contends that trades made in 2008 were unfairly structured to make the bank a lot of money but leave the authority highly exposed.
  • Nov 24

    Regulator Fines Citigroup $15 Million Over Supervision of Analyst

    Regulator Fines Citigroup $15 Million Over Supervision of Analyst
    Citigroup agreed to settle the case with Finra without admitting or denying the accusations, which involved interactions between the bank’s research analysts and its clients.
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/
  • Nov 24

    (UN)HAPPY PIZZA FOUNDER

    (UN)HAPPY PIZZA FOUNDER
    Happy's Pizza Founder Convicted of Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Scheme On November 19, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, a federal jury after deliberating 4.5 hours convicted the president …
  • Nov 24

    HELLO NICOLE

    HELLO NICOLE
    Nicole Nicole dreams of one day becoming a successful zoologist or veterinarian, but for now she is looking forward to trying out to be a cheerleader at her high school. Currently in 10th grade, Nicole is excelling in all of her classes…
  • Nov 24

    FAVORABLE VIEW OF HEALTHCARE?

    FAVORABLE VIEW OF HEALTHCARE?
    In U.S., Ratings of Healthcare Coverage Generally Steady by Rebecca Riffkin Story Highlights Ratings of coverage in U.S. mostly stable since '09 First time Democrats' and Republicans' ratings are…
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/
  • Nov 24

    Associate Bonus Watch: Cravath Announces!

    Associate Bonus Watch: Cravath Announces!
    So did Cravath, the usual first mover on associate bonuses, beat the Simpson Thacher scale?
  • Nov 24

    Non-Sequiturs: 11.24.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 11.24.14
    * 2014 Moot Court rankings. Florida Coastal? Really? Good for them. [The National Jurist] * Young lawyers are making legal mobile apps. Great, now I'm going to start getting notifications about helping friends out with their LawVille game.…
  • Nov 24

    If Oregon Can Give Death With Dignity, Why Can’t Death Row?

    If Oregon Can Give Death With Dignity, Why Can’t Death Row?
    The idealized version of euthanasia is comforting, but it might not measure up to reality.
Rank this Week: 8

Indiana Real Property and…

Indiana Real Property and Environmental Law Report

Comments on Indiana real estate, land use and environmental cases. By Jeff Lorenzo.

http://indianarealpropertylaw.com/
  • Nov 23

    As Hoosiers, We Should Be Ashamed of Our Recent Voter Turnout

    As Hoosiers, We Should Be Ashamed of Our Recent Voter Turnout
    The United States Elections Project tells us that the November 2014 midterm election voter turnout was the lowest it has been since 1942. Unfortunately, Indiana had a 28 percent turnout and was 50th among the states in voter turnout…
  • Nov 21

    Risk of Mortgage Foreclosure for Those Least Able to Re-enter the Workforce

    Risk of Mortgage Foreclosure for Those Least Able to Re-enter the Workforce
    Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies reports that “40% of households 65 and up were still paying a mortgage.”  In 1992, according to the report, there were only about 18% over 65 with…
  • Nov 19

    Morality and the Environment: from Keystone XL to Climate Change

    Morality and the Environment: from Keystone XL to Climate Change
    Legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline failed in the Senate on November 18. The measure was defeated 59-41, a single vote short of the super-majority necessary for passage.  All of the “no” votes…
Rank this Week: 9

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/
  • Nov 24

    [Ilya Somin] David Lat’s Supreme Ambition

    [Ilya Somin] David Lat’s Supreme Ambition
    David Lat’s new novel Supreme Ambitions is an engrossing page-turner that focuses on the seemingly unlikely subject of federal judges and their law clerks. Every year, hundreds of recently elite-law school graduates take relatively…
  • Nov 24

    [Eugene Kontorovich] A Palestinian ICC gambit would reach far beyond parties to the conflict

    [Eugene Kontorovich] A Palestinian ICC gambit would reach far beyond parties to the conflict
    The Palestinian bid for a U.N. Security Council resolution has apparently stalled, with Abbas unable to get the necessary votes. This raises the question of what the next step will be. Abbas may wait until the next rotations on the Council,…
  • Nov 24

    [Eugene Volokh] Old Blood and Guts and Litigation

    [Eugene Volokh] Old Blood and Guts and Litigation
    The alleged owners of George Patton’s right of publicity are suing Maximum Video Games for using Patton’s identity in HISTORY® Legends of War: Patton. This is similar to the Manuel Noriega video-game lawsuit, which a trial…
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/
  • Nov 24

    China high court to investigate ways to reduce death penalty crime

    China high court to investigate ways to reduce death penalty crime
    [JURIST] China's highest court, the Supreme People's Court [official website, in Chinese] will investigate ways of reducing the number of crimes punishable by death according to remarks by Hu Yunteng, a senior researcher at the Supreme…
  • Nov 24

    Israel Cabinet approves draft of Jewish 'nation state' law

    Israel Cabinet approves draft of Jewish 'nation state' law
    [JURIST] The Cabinet of Israel [official website] on Sunday approved draft legislation that would official define Israel as a Jewish and democratic state. The controversial law, titled "Israel, the Nation-State of the Jewish People," passed…
  • Nov 24

    Bangladesh man sentenced to death for 1971 war crime

    Bangladesh man sentenced to death for 1971 war crime
    [JURIST] A special tribunal in Bangladesh on Monday sentenced a man to death for his role in killings during Bangladesh's 1971 independence war [GlobalSecurity backgrounder]. Mobarak Hossain was a former commander of a collaborators' group of…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 12

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Drawing a line between therapy and threats: In Plain English

    Drawing a line between therapy and threats: In Plain English
    Protesting at the funeral of a fallen soldier. Lying about your military record. Violent video games for children. Making videos about dogfighting. In the past few years, the Supreme Court has held that the First Amendment protects all of…
  • Nov 24

    Kruger: From DOJ to California high court

    Kruger: From DOJ to California high court
    Leondra R. Kruger, who argued a dozen cases before the Supreme Court while in the U.S. Solicitor General’s office, will be nominated to a seat on the California Supreme Court, Governor Edmund G. Brown said in a public…
  • Nov 24

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Eric Schnapper (Part three)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Eric Schnapper (Part three)
    Understanding the Supreme Court brief and oral argument; the need to state a workable rule; and how to leverage the weak links in the opposing argument. “Just the way they say, ‘Battle plans never survive contact with…
Rank this Week: 13

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Nov 24

    International Law Programs at the AALS Annual Meeting

    International Law Programs at the AALS Annual Meeting
    The American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Section on International Law is pleased to sponsor two programs at the AALS 2015 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. from January 3-4, 2015. The first program is called “Adding Foreign and…
  • Nov 24

    Read On!: International Commercial Contracts: Applicable Sources and Enforceability

    Read On!: International Commercial Contracts: Applicable Sources and Enforceability
    Professor Giuditta Cordero-Moss has published the book “that she would have liked to have read when she started her career as an in-house lawyer in an Italian multinational Company about thirty years ago”; it is titled…
  • Nov 22

    CONSISTENCY: The Most Urgent Action Against Climate Change

    CONSISTENCY: The Most Urgent Action Against Climate Change
    During the first two weeks of December, world leaders will lay the foundation for a new global agreement on climate change at the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima,…
Rank this Week: 14

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
  • Oct 25

    Como fiscalizar o processo eleitoral no dia da eleição presidencial

    Como fiscalizar o processo eleitoral no dia da eleição presidencial
    Olá, Compartilhei este vídeo para orientar você, e sobretudo, os fiscais das urnas eletrônicas que estarão presentes nas diversas seções eleitorais em todo Brasil na eleição…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Nov 24

    Greene on a Middle Ground Between Religious Accommodations & Civil Libertie

    Greene on a Middle Ground Between Religious Accommodations & Civil Libertie
    Abner S. Greene (Fordham University School of Law) has posted Religious Freedom and (Other) Civil Liberties: Is There a Middle Ground? (Harvard Law & Policy Review, 2015 Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There appears to be an…
  • Nov 24

    Dagan & Dorfman on Justice & Private Law

    Dagan & Dorfman on Justice & Private Law
    Hanoch Dagan and Avihay Dorfman (Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law) have posted The Justice of Private Law on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Private law is traditionally…
  • Nov 24

    Stinneford on Multiple Crimes for a Single Act

    Stinneford on Multiple Crimes for a Single Act
    John F. Stinneford (University of Florida Levin College of Law) has posted Dividing Crime, Multiplying Punishments (48 U.C. DAVIS L. REV. __ (2015 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: When the government wants to impose exceptionally…
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Nov 23

    Will Facebook be your newspaper of the future?

    Will Facebook be your newspaper of the future?
    Instead of newspaper moguls and editors deciding the news everyone sees, Facebook’s algorithms can tailor the news to the interests of the individual, delivering a mix of world news, community events, and updates about friends and…
  • Nov 22

    Oh the places you’ll go…

    Oh the places you’ll go…
    My blog is eleven years old today. It’s been a wonderful ride. All I could think of on this anniversary of beginning a blog in my garage, was “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss. You have brains in your head. You…
  • Nov 21

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Immigration Executive Action, Flying Aircraft Carriers, Domestic Violence

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Immigration Executive Action, Flying Aircraft Carriers, Domestic Violence
    Of course, the big legal news of the past 24 hours is President Obama unveiling his long-awaited executive action on immigration. We have plenty of analysis on that front. Also, Chris Wolf joined me on LXBN TV to discuss the privacy framework…
Rank this Week: 17

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Nov 24

    Researchers Uncover Government Spy Tool Used to Hack Telecoms and Belgian Cryptographer

    Researchers Uncover Government Spy Tool Used to Hack Telecoms and Belgian Cryptographer
    Piecing together new information from various researchers, it's clear the 'Regin" malware is one of the most sophisticated nation-state spy tools ever found. The post Researchers Uncover Government Spy Tool Used to Hack Telecoms and Belgian…
  • Nov 20

    Finally, a New Clue to Solve the CIA’s Mysterious Kryptos Sculpture

    Finally, a New Clue to Solve the CIA’s Mysterious Kryptos Sculpture
    In 1989, the year the Berlin Wall began to fall, American artist Jim Sanborn was busy working on his Kryptos sculpture, a cryptographic puzzle wrapped in a riddle that he created for the CIA’s headquarters and that has been driving…
  • Nov 20

    Julian Assange’s Appeal to Drop His Case Was Rejected By Swedish Court

    Julian Assange’s Appeal to Drop His Case Was Rejected By Swedish Court
    More than two years after Julian Assange sought protection at the Ecuadorian embassy in the UK, a Swedish court is still demanding he return to that country to face questioning in a sex crimes investigation. Today a Swedish appeals court…
Rank this Week: 18

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 19

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Nov 24

    Re-Analyzing Copyright and Creators' Interests Using Bourdieu's Analytical Framework

    Re-Analyzing Copyright and Creators' Interests Using Bourdieu's Analytical Framework
    Martin Senftleben, VU University Amsterdam Faculty of Law, has published Copyright and Creators' Interests – Rights and Remuneration in the Light of Bourdieu's Analysis of the Field of Literary and Artistic Production. Here is the abstract.…
  • Nov 24

    The European Court of Human Rights and Violent Advocacy Jurisprudence

    The European Court of Human Rights and Violent Advocacy Jurisprudence
    Andrew Dyer, University of Sydney, Faculty of Law, is publishing Freedom of Expression and the Advocacy of Violence: Which Test Should the European Court of Human Rights Adopt? in the Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights (2015). Here is the…
  • Nov 20

    Swedish Court Denies Assange Appeal

    Swedish Court Denies Assange Appeal
    A Swedish court has turned down Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's appeal against a detention order. His attorneys had argued that because he is currently in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, the order cannot be enforced against him. The…
Rank this Week: 20

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Nov 24

    Nice Surprise

    Nice Surprise
    Someone sent me this via a student-run candygram service today.
  • Nov 21

    My Email is Down

    My Email is Down
    Email to my usual UM Law address has been down for the last 24 hours due to multiple hardware failures of the law school’s network hardware. Barring miracles, latest projections don’t have it up until Monday if then. If you…
  • Nov 21

    DETEKT

    DETEKT
    EFF and other fine groups announce DETEKT, a spyware detection tool. It’s a joint project with Amnesty International, Digitale Gesellschaft, and Privacy International. Read the disclaimers and instructions carefully. Note also that they…
Rank this Week: 22

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • 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…
  • Nov 12

    A Message From StandDown

    A Message From StandDown
    StandDown will be closing our communications hub on November 14. No new posts will be added to this website, and no new e-mails will be posted to the Google Group after Friday. Both the Google Group archive of e-mails and...
  • Nov 12

    Juvenile LWOP Resentencings Ordered in South Carolina

    Juvenile LWOP Resentencings Ordered in South Carolina
    The South Carolina Supreme Court ruling in Aikens, et al v. Byars is available in Adobe .pdf format. Justice Kaye Hearn wrote for the Court: In this case brought in our original jurisdiction, fifteen inmates who were sentenced to life...
Rank this Week: 21

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Nov 24

    Akron Tax Journal Publishes New Issue

    Akron Tax Journal Publishes New Issue
    The Akron Tax Journal has published Volume 29 (2014): J. Michael Martin (Legal Counsel, Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability), Why Congress Adopted the Church Audit Procedures Act and What Must Be Done Now to Restore the Law for…
  • Nov 24

    Krawiec: Selling The Starred Footnote

    Krawiec: Selling The Starred Footnote
    Kimberly D. Krawiec (Duke), Selling The Starred Footnote: I’m late to the game in blogging about this, but I just found out about it on Friday at a conference on the Ethical Limits of Markets hosted by the Institute For The Study of Markets…
  • Nov 24

    NY Times: A Push for Legal Aid in Civil Cases Finds Its Advocate

    NY Times: A Push for Legal Aid in Civil Cases Finds Its Advocate
    New York Times, A Push for Legal Aid in Civil Cases Finds Its Advocates: Free legal assistance in noncriminal cases is rare and growing rarer. A recent study in Massachusetts found that two-thirds of low-income residents who seek legal help…
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/
  • Nov 24

    Mother of low-IQ sex offender worries about loss of therapy program

    Mother of low-IQ sex offender worries about loss of therapy program
    11-24-2014 Minnesota: With an IQ of 60, Claire Potter's 47-year-old son Clark verbalizes at the developmental level of a 13-year-old. But socially, he's even younger -- perhaps 8 years old, according to his mother. He's also a sex offender.…
  • Nov 22

    Mistaken identity leads to jail time

    Mistaken identity leads to jail time
    2-24-2007 Wisconsin: Man released after being confused with illegal immigrant, sex offender Heriberto Tirado is the first to admit he's no saint. But he's also not an illegal immigrant or a convicted child molester. The 49-year-old Cudahy…
  • Nov 22

    Robert Haro Malicious Mistaken Identity

    Robert Haro Malicious Mistaken Identity
    1-11-2004 Oregon: With the stroke of her pen, Deschutes County, Oregon Deputy District Attorney Sarah Foreman lied to the Court and signed a false affidavit under oath and penalty of perjury, swearing that she had “...read the police…
Rank this Week: 24

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

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

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
  • Nov 24

    Feds to Auction Silk Road Bitcoins Belonging to Ross William Ulbricht

    Feds to Auction Silk Road Bitcoins Belonging to Ross William Ulbricht
    Going Public LawyerLast week, the US Marshals Service announced that it will hold an auction on December 4, to sell 50,000 bitcoins that belong to Ross William Ulbricht.  Ulbricht is alleged to have operated the first Silk Road…
Rank this Week: 26

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Nov 24

    For real liability reform, try freedom of contract

    For real liability reform, try freedom of contract
    Six months ago the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the right of an enterprise to include a loser-pays provision in its bylaws, specifying that losing shareholder-litigants would have to contribute reasonable legal fees to compensate what would…
  • Nov 23

    “Man, the California State Bar is really cracking down these days…”

    “Man, the California State Bar is really cracking down these days…”
    “…Slip up just 810 times and they’ll insist on disbarring you.” [Lowering the Bar] Tweet Tags: bar associations, California, legal discipline “Man, the California State Bar is really cracking down these…
  • Nov 23

    Police and community roundup

    Police and community roundup
    “As Ferguson waits, some lessons from the Rodney King riots” [Radley Balko] “ACLU wins federal court orders on right to video police in Ferguson, elsewhere” [St. Louis Post-Dispatch] “What charges could the…
Rank this Week: 27

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    1,200 Pounds of Beef Recalled After Positive E. coli O157:H7 Test

    1,200 Pounds of Beef Recalled After Positive E. coli O157:H7 Test
    On Saturday afternoon FSIS announced that Ranchers Legacy Meat Co., of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota was recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.... Continue Reading
  • Nov 21

    CDC weighs in on 10 State Salmonella Sprout Outbreak

    CDC weighs in on 10 State Salmonella Sprout Outbreak
    Thanks to those working late on Friday. As of November 21, 2014, the CDC reports a total of 63 persons infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been reported from 10 states:... Continue Reading
  • Nov 21

    Salmonella “Sproutbreak” – “Sproutpocalypse” – “Sproutageddon” Sickens 68 in 10 State

    Salmonella “Sproutbreak” – “Sproutpocalypse” – “Sproutageddon” Sickens 68 in 10 State
    Time for a Warning? Three people in Vermont and four people in New Hampshire have been sickened by Salmonella believed to be associated with bean sprouts, health officials in the... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 28

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
  • Nov 20

    OPINION: State v. Cleveland

    OPINION: State v. Cleveland
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 13-0512, 2014 MT 305, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JUSTIN ALLEN CLEVELAND, Defendant and Appellant.  
  • Nov 18

    OPINION: State v. Erickson

    OPINION: State v. Erickson
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 13-0312, 2014 MT 304, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. KENNETH A. ERICKSON, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Nov 18

    OPINION: State v. Erickson

    OPINION: State v. Erickson
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 13-0312, 2014 MT 304, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. KENNETH A. ERICKSON, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 29

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: 30

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    Blast from the Past

    Blast from the Past
    I first became a fan of Medical Savings Accounts (since evolved to Health Savings Accounts) way back in 1992, when they were first introduced by Golden Rule Insurance. GR's president at the time, Pat Rooney (whose family, if I recall…
  • Nov 24

    Chicken Soup for the Health Care Policy

    Chicken Soup for the Health Care Policy
    We've long documented the utter failure of nationalized "health care" schemes to rein in costs any more efficiently than our previous, market-based system. From Jolly Old to The Great White, failure is, inf fact, an option.And so it goes in…
  • Nov 21

    MVP Struggling - Part 2

    MVP Struggling - Part 2
    A few days ago, we broached the subject of Minimum Value Plans, and their potential role in mitigating group health insurance costs. In that post, co-blogger Nate shared with us a TPA's view of how this might play out.At the time this whole…
Rank this Week: 31

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
  • Nov 24

    "Governor names top Obama administration lawyer to California Supreme Court"

    "Governor names top Obama administration lawyer to California Supreme Court"
    "Governor names top Obama administration lawyer to California Supreme Court": Howard Mintz of The San Jose Mercury News has an update that begins, "Defying convention again in his picks for the California Supreme Court, Gov. Jerry Brown has…
  • Nov 24

    "Justices of the PA & U.S. Supreme Courts: Losing Civility?"

    "Justices of the PA & U.S. Supreme Courts: Losing Civility?"
    "Justices of the PA & U.S. Supreme Courts: Losing Civility?" The episode of The American Law Journal television program that I taped several weeks ago will air on TV tonight and is now available online via YouTube at this link. Among the…
  • Nov 24

    "Ex-Steelers player eyes Pennsylvania high court"

    "Ex-Steelers player eyes Pennsylvania high court"
    "Ex-Steelers player eyes Pennsylvania high court": The Associated Press has this report.
Rank this Week: 32

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: 33

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Nov 24

    Collusion in regulated pluralistic market

    Collusion in regulated pluralistic market
    Giovanni Crea, Marisa Miraldo, Roberta Longo, and Andrew Street analyze Collusion in regulated pluralistic markets.
  • Nov 24

    Signalling quality with posted price

    Signalling quality with posted price
    Peyman Khezr (School of Economics, The University of Queensland) and Abhijit Sengupta (School of Economics, University of Sydney) are Signalling quality with posted prices. ABSTRACT: We study a game in which the seller of an indivisible…
  • Nov 24

    A Model of Quality Uncertainty with a Continuum of Quality Level

    A Model of Quality Uncertainty with a Continuum of Quality Level
    Christopher Gertz (Center for Mathematical Economics, Bielefeld University) offers A Model of Quality Uncertainty with a Continuum of Quality Levels. ABSTRACT: This work takes a closer look on the predominant assumption in usual lemon market…
Rank this Week: 34

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 23

    Call for Papers: Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law Fourth Annual Conference

    Call for Papers: Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law Fourth Annual Conference
    The Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law has issued a call for papers for its fourth annual conference, which will take place May 8-9, 2015, at the University of Cambridge. The theme is "Developing Democracy: Conversations…
  • Nov 22

    Thomas: The Uses and Abuses of Legitimacy in International Law

    Thomas: The Uses and Abuses of Legitimacy in International Law
    Christopher A. Thomas (London School of Economics - Law) has published The Uses and Abuses of Legitimacy in International Law (Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 729-58, Winter 2014). Here's the abstract: In recent decades,…
  • Nov 21

    Seaman: UN-Tied Nations: The United Nations, Peacekeeping and Global Governance

    Seaman: UN-Tied Nations: The United Nations, Peacekeeping and Global Governance
    Kate Seaman (Univ. of Bath - Politics) has published UN-Tied Nations: The United Nations, Peacekeeping and Global Governance (Ashgate 2014). Here's the abstract:With the recent developments in Syria the United Nations is once again making…
Rank this Week: 35

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision Implemented With Narrow Injunction

    SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision Implemented With Narrow Injunction
    Last week, an Oklahoma federal district court implemented the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case, issuing a narrow injunction. In Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. v. Sebelius, (WD OK, Nov. 19, 2014), the court enjoined…
  • Nov 24

    Oklahoma Legislator Will Replace Destroyed 10 Commandments Monument

    Oklahoma Legislator Will Replace Destroyed 10 Commandments Monument
    As previously reported, last month a man, claiming to have been directed to do so by Satan, drove his car into the Ten Commandments monument on the Oklahoma State Capitol grounds.  KOCO today reports that Republican state legislator Mike…
  • Nov 24

    Conservative Group Seeks IRS Communications With Freedom From Religion Foundation

    Conservative Group Seeks IRS Communications With Freedom From Religion Foundation
    As previously reported, in July the Freedom From Religion Foundation reached a settlement agreement with the Internal Revenue Service in a suit challenging the IRS's alleged non-enforcement against churches and religious organizations of…
Rank this Week: 36

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 23

    60 Minutes on November 23, 2014

    60 Minutes on November 23, 2014
    The first story, done by Steve Kroft, on Falling Apart, on infrastructure decline.70,000 bridges need to be fixed. Roy LaHood. First up, city of Pittsburgh, with Liberty Bridge illustrated. 300 bridges become structurally deficient each…
  • Nov 23

    Patent "Quality", again

    Patent "Quality", again
    Within the law review article by Liang, 11 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 477: There is some dispute, however, over the extent to which allowance rates actually reflect patent quality, or more fundamentally what the "allowance rate"…
  • Nov 23

    "CBS Sunday Morning" on November 23, 2014: eat, drink and be merry

    "CBS Sunday Morning" on November 23, 2014: eat, drink and be merry
    Charles Osgood introduced the food issue. The cover story by Dave Pogue is "The Next Course," on the future of food. Second, Lee Cowan on spam. Third, Seth Doane on cooking schools. Fourth, Tracy Smith on Patti LaBelle. Fifth, Susan…
Rank this Week: 37

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: 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

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Nov 23

    Regin: Top-tier espionage tool enables stealthy surveillance

    Regin: Top-tier espionage tool enables stealthy surveillance
    Symantec Security Response: ” An advanced spying tool, Regin displays a degree of technical competence rarely seen and has been used in spying operations against governments, infrastructure operators, businesses, researchers, and…
  • Nov 23

    The world economy in 2014 still in the doldrum

    The world economy in 2014 still in the doldrum
    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – Geneva – October 2014. “The world economy has not yet escaped the growth doldrums in which it has been marooned for the past four years, and there is a…
  • Nov 23

    The State of the Birds 2014 United States of America

    The State of the Birds 2014 United States of America
    “One hundred years after the extinction of the passenger pigeon, the nation’s top bird science and conservation groups have come together to publish The State of the Birds 2014—the most comprehensive review of long-term…
Rank this Week: 40

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

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

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Nov 5

    UAVs and peacebuilding: Some thought

    UAVs and peacebuilding: Some thought
    My work with UAVs is largely conceptual, framed by growing up in a context of war, deeply informed by having to deal with the enduring legacy of violent conflict even post-war and anchored to the inalienable yet often callously erased rights…
  • Sep 17

    Technology: Progress and Potential

    Technology: Progress and Potential
    An article I wrote for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s Building Peace magazine is now up on the web. In it, I look at both the significant progress around technologies to share vital information before and during a conflict or disaster,…
  • Sep 17

    Technology: Progress and Potential

    Technology: Progress and Potential
    An article I wrote for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s Building Peace magazine is now up on the web. In it, I look at both the significant progress around technologies to share vital information before and during a conflict or disaster,…
Rank this Week: 41

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 42

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
  • Nov 24

    ADR & ODR in the EU- Joint Conference ERA&MPI Luxembourg

    ADR & ODR in the EU- Joint Conference ERA&MPI Luxembourg
    2015 will be a landmark year for the debate on ADR & ODR. The Directive on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) will have to be transposed into national legislation by 9 July 2015; the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform will become…
  • Nov 23

    To steward or not to steward, that is the question

    To steward or not to steward, that is the question
    Some thoughts on the ATS by James Amstrong. James has been working internationally as a business process coordinator responsible for a major Oil and Gas company since 2000 in countries such as Korea, Angola, Malaysia and more…
  • Nov 20

    Call for Papers: Testing the stress of the EU – EU law after the financial crisi

    Call for Papers: Testing the stress of the EU – EU law after the financial crisi
    The University of Bayreuth (Germany) and the Asociación Española de Profesores de Derecho Internacional y Relaciones Internacionales (Spain), with support from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), will host a joint…
Rank this Week: 43

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
  • Nov 24

    Cheryl Abbate Wants Marquette to Censor?

    Cheryl Abbate Wants Marquette to Censor?
    Marquette University teaching assistant Cheryl Abbate doesn’t like the fact that Professor John McAdams criticized her for not allowing students to discuss gay rights. His article got noticed by Inside Higher Ed, so instead of defending…
  • Nov 24

    What is Financial Statement Fraud?

    What is Financial Statement Fraud?
    Tracy Coenen gives a brief overview of some of the most common financial statement fraud schemes.
  • Nov 18

    Roca Labs Must Be Mocked

    Roca Labs Must Be Mocked
    The Roca Labs saga continues… with more unsuccessful attempts to silence anyone who talks or writes about the company’s scammy product and despicable methods of squelching criticism. The company is upset that consumers, Marc…
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Nov 22

    Good News! Afghan Authorities Commit to Ensure Brishna’s Safety

    Good News! Afghan Authorities Commit to Ensure Brishna’s Safety
    Victory! Following the sentencing of Brishna’s rapist, Afghan authorities have now committed to ensuring Brishna’s protection. In May 2014, Brishna, a 10-year-old girl from Kunduz province, was raped by a local mullah.  She…
  • Nov 20

    Attacks Continue against Honduran Rights Activist

    Attacks Continue against Honduran Rights Activist
    The murder on November 11, 2014 of Juan Ángel López Miralda, a human rights activist and former leader in the peasant movement in Honduras, follows a troubling pattern of abuses against human rights defenders in the region.
  • Nov 12

    Indigenous Women Need Your Help

    Indigenous Women Need Your Help
    By Cindy Ko and Adotei Akwei It is time for the Obama administration to ensure implementation of standardized sexual assault policies aimed at helping ensure that Indigenous survivors of sexual violence  can access medical treatment and…
Rank this Week: 45