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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/
  • May 27

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    My blogging is light because I'm just finishing watching the last 24 episodes of Cartel de los Sapos (First Season.) In between episodes, I read about the real life persons the charaters are portraying, to see how closely the show follows…
  • May 27

    Soccer Officials Face U.S. Indictment and Extradition

    Soccer Officials Face U.S. Indictment and Extradition
    Swiss police have arrested several FIFA officials and sports marketing executives on a U.S. grand jury indictment alleging corruption and bribery related charges. They will be extradited the the U.S. to face trial. The head honcho, Sepp…
  • May 24

    Sunday Night Open Thread

    Sunday Night Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. Here it is, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 27

    Judge Hands Down 30 Year Prison Sentence to Leader of Mortgage and Investment Fraud Scheme

    Judge Hands Down 30 Year Prison Sentence to Leader of Mortgage and Investment Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. James Tyson, Jr., 34, Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Graham C. Mullen to 30 years in prison, Carrie Tyson, 61, Winterville, North Carolina, was sentenced to 18 years in prison,…
  • May 26

    It’s Prison Time for Man Who Ran $4M Loan Fraud Scheme

    It’s Prison Time for Man Who Ran $4M Loan Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Julian Martin Gaspar Vazquez, 52, of Mexico was sentenced on May 22, 2015, by United States District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas, to forty-one months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release for…
  • May 26

    Fraudster Receives 7 Year Prison Term for $15M Mortgage Scam

    Fraudster Receives 7 Year Prison Term for $15M Mortgage Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Timothy Ricks, 47, East Orange, New Jersey, was sentenced to 84 months in prison for conspiring to defraud financial institutions and launder stolen funds as part of a $15 million mortgage fraud scam that used phony…
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/
Rank this Week: 4

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 7

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015
    This is Once Fallen's video and commentary on the Rally In Tally, a collaborative effort between various organizations within the Anti-Registry Movement (ARM). The purpose of the rally was to bring a bold message to one of the strongholds of…
  • May 7

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach
    A couple in Florida is facing fifteen years in prison after they were caught having sex on a public beach. The incident happened at Bradenton Beach and apparently there was a number of witnesses including children. Ana Kasparian and Cenk…
  • Apr 22

    Sentence Extended

    Sentence Extended
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By No Chance: I was sentenced to 8 months for "Sexual Assault of a Child" 15 years ago. Since then I have had many people give me a chance.…
Rank this Week: 5

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 28

    VAN CORTLANDT PARK'S NEW BRIDGE

    VAN CORTLANDT PARK'S NEW BRIDGE
    City Announces Plans to Construct New Pedestrian Bridge Over Major Deegan to Improve Community Access to Van Cortlandt Park $12 Million Pedestrian Bridge is Part of Master Plan to Knit the Park Back Together and Restore the Natural…
  • May 28

    CONGRESS AIN'T DOING ANY BETTER

    CONGRESS AIN'T DOING ANY BETTER
    Five Months Into GOP Congress, Approval Remains Low at 19% by Andrew Dugan Story Highlights Congressional job approval at 19%, essentially unchanged Approval of GOP Congress similar among Republicans and…
  • May 28

    WHY ARE THE FINNISH DIFFERENT?

    WHY ARE THE FINNISH DIFFERENT?
    New population genetics model could explain Finn, European differences University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston IMAGE: This is Xiaoming Liu, Ph.D. view more Credit: UTHealth School of Public…
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/
  • May 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.28.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.28.15
    * Nebraska banned the death penalty. Does this signal a new conservative opposition to the practice? Well, is there a way this can make private prison lobbyists more money? Because then, yes. [FiveThirtyEight] * The best way to sway a Supreme…
  • May 28

    The Best Law School Funnies And Fails Of 2014

    The Best Law School Funnies And Fails Of 2014
    Highlights of the year that was in law schools.
  • May 28

    Clients Do Not Pay You For Your Time

    Clients Do Not Pay You For Your Time
    An incredibly important skill to possess as a lawyer is to remain grounded enough that you can look at issues from the perspective of the client.
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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 28

    Kazakhstan gay information ban deemed unconstitutional

    Kazakhstan gay information ban deemed unconstitutional
    [JURIST] Kazakhstan’s Constitutional Council [official website] on Wednesday declared unconstitutional a bill seeking to ban the dissemination to minors of information supporting homosexual relationships. The council found [HRC press…
  • May 28

    Madagascar parliament votes to impeach president

    Madagascar parliament votes to impeach president
    [JURIST] Madagascar’s Parliament voted on Tuesday to remove President Hery Rajaonarimampianina [BBC profile] from office for failing to deliver on promises. The parliament also alleged [BBC report] Rajaonarimampianina has violated the…
  • May 28

    Federal appeals court strikes down Arkansas 12-week abortion ban

    Federal appeals court strikes down Arkansas 12-week abortion ban
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit [official website] on Wednesday struck down [opinion, PDF] abortion restrictions in Arkansas, ruling that the 12-week limit on seeking an abortion places an unconstitutional burden on…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 28

    Commentary: Wellness after Stern

    Commentary: Wellness after Stern
    Daniel J. Bussel is a Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law. Stern v. Marshall was more about Article III of the Constitution, or one particular formalistic approach to Article III frozen in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, than…
  • May 27

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • May 27

    No plea now to the Court on immigration

    No plea now to the Court on immigration
    Taking at least some risk that time will grow too short in President Obama’s time in the White House to carry out his sweeping new policy on immigration, the Justice Department decided Wednesday that it would not now ask the…
Rank this Week: 11

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 12

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 13

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/
  • May 28

    Dream ON

    Dream ON
  • May 25

    Tracking Protection Greatly Speeds Firefox

    Tracking Protection Greatly Speeds Firefox
    Firefox’s optional Tracking Protection reduces load time for top news sites by 44%. How to turn on Tracking Protection: In the Location bar, type about:config and press Enter. The about:config “This might void your…
  • May 24

    No Joke

    No Joke
    As The Wall Street Journal recently reported, “There’s an Uber for everything now. Washio is for having someone do your laundry, Sprig and SpoonRocket cook your dinner and Shyp will mail things out so you don’t have to brave…
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/
  • May 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Communication Babel, Supply Chain Transparency, FMLA Form

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Communication Babel, Supply Chain Transparency, FMLA Form
    It’s another beautiful summer evening in Seattle, and it’s time to go enjoy it. But, in today’s Top 10, Dino Wilkinson has an interesting post on how a certain emoji could cause some trouble in the Middle East. Total posts…
  • May 27

    Lawyers can now see detailed demographics on Twitter follower

    Lawyers can now see detailed demographics on Twitter follower
    Want to see the interests of your Twitter followers, their occupation, their net worth and education? It’s now possible. Twitter introduced this morning a new tool to help users better understand their audience on Twitter. From Andrew…
  • May 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Unlimited Vacation, Cyber Insurance, Business Appraisal

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Unlimited Vacation, Cyber Insurance, Business Appraisal
    “Unlimited” vacation policies are all the rage right now—but as you can imagine, there are some potential headaches. Kristy Kunisaki Marino lays a couple out today. Over on LXBN, Zosha writes on the rise of AdBlock and Terri…
Rank this Week: 15

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • May 28

    Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupon

    Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupon
    The FBI indicted 30-year-old Beau Wattigney on charges of wire fraud and trademark counterfeiting. The post Inside a Giant Dark-Web Scheme to Sell Counterfeit Coupons appeared first on WIRED.
  • May 27

    Hack Brief: There’s a New iPhone Text Message Attack

    Hack Brief: There’s a New iPhone Text Message Attack
    It turns out pranksters can crash an iPhone merely by texting it the exact right string of English and Arabic characters. The post Hack Brief: There’s a New iPhone Text Message Attack appeared first on WIRED.
  • May 26

    Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing

    Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing
    Prosecutors are determined to make an example of Ross Ulbricht---to deter other Dark Web market administrators from following in his footsteps. The post Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing…
Rank this Week: 16

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: 17

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 28

    FIFA: “Use of an American bank”

    FIFA: “Use of an American bank”
    The federal government is bringing charges against the leadership of FIFA, the international soccer association, and Switzerland has arrested them in accord with American wishes. But are the jurisdiction of U.S. courts and U.S. criminal law…
  • May 27

    If they choose our dues, low pay’s OK

    If they choose our dues, low pay’s OK
    “Labor leaders, who were among the strongest supporters of the citywide [$15 and indexing] minimum wage increase approved last week by the Los Angeles City Council, are advocating last-minute changes to the law that could create an…
  • May 27

    Police and community roundup

    Police and community roundup
    Not just motorists: revenue-hungry St. Louis County municipalities mulct residents and homeowners with tickets over toys in yard, missing shingles, overgrown trees [St. Louis Post-Dispatch] So hard to convict: six officers from notorious…
Rank this Week: 18

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 28

    Newly-Insured Californians Report Easier Access to Care Than Uninsured

    Newly-Insured Californians Report Easier Access to Care Than Uninsured
    “Low-income California adults who gained insurance coverage in 2014 had an easier time accessing health care than those who were uninsured and increased financial protection from medical bills, according to a new Kaiser Family…
  • May 27

    The Weakness of the Case for Cameras in the United States Supreme Court

    The Weakness of the Case for Cameras in the United States Supreme Court
    Bruno, Jonathan, The Weakness of the Case for Cameras in the United States Supreme Court (January 5, 2015). Creighton Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2015. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2610831 “Many people regard…
  • May 27

    Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy

    Clean Water Rule Protects Streams and Wetlands Critical to Public Health, Communities, and Economy
    “In an historic step for the protection of clean water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army finalized the Clean Water Rule today to clearly protect from pollution and degradation the streams and wetlands that form…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • May 27

    State drops charges against Hampden woman accused of running over sex offender

    State drops charges against Hampden woman accused of running over sex offender
    5-27-15 Maine: NOBLEBORO, Maine — All charges were dropped May 12 against a Hampden woman who was arrested in March for allegedly running over her boyfriend, a convicted sex offender, with a car after she caught him allegedly attempting to…
  • May 27

    Alabama GOP Passes Bill Regulating Abortion Clinics Like Sex Offender

    Alabama GOP Passes Bill Regulating Abortion Clinics Like Sex Offender
    Now where is the bill preventing children from going anywhere near lawmakers? Lest children learn how to misconstrue, and do all those other things lawmakers do to stay in office! 5-27-15 Alabama: The Alabama house passed legislation Tuesday…
  • May 26

    Troy police consider charges after arson death

    Troy police consider charges after arson death
    5-27-15 New York: LANSINGBURGH - An autopsy was being done Tuesday on a woman who died recently, weeks after being pulled from a fire in Lansingburgh. Right now this is an arson investigation. We don't know the results of the autopsy yet,…
Rank this Week: 20

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Another Ohio Botulism Scare

    Another Ohio Botulism Scare
    Jose Madrid Salsa of Zanesville, OH, has recalled its mild salsa because the jars are not properly sealed and therefore present a health risk. Improperly sealed jars can lead to... Continue Reading
  • May 26

    Bidart Apple’s FDA 483 – Food Prepared, Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions – Namely Positive for Listeria

    Bidart Apple’s FDA 483 – Food Prepared, Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions – Namely Positive for Listeria
    I must admit that I have been focused on the disasters that are the recently produced 483 Inspection Reports from the three Blue Bell ice cream plants, that I hade... Continue Reading
  • May 25

    What is a Recall of Food?

    What is a Recall of Food?
    We hear about them so often these days–recalls of all kinds of products, from foods, to medications, to kids toys–that “recall” has become a working concept in everybody’s vocabulary.  But... Continue…
Rank this Week: 21

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 22

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: 23

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
  • May 27

    OPINION: State v. Braulick

    OPINION: State v. Braulick
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – HOMICIDE-ATTEMPTED DA 13-0175, 2015 MT 147, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JEREMY JOHN BRAULICK, Defendant and Appellant.
  • May 27

    OPINION: Matter of M.K.S.

    OPINION: Matter of M.K.S.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – COMMITMENT-MENTAL ILLNESS DA 14-0125, 2015 MT 146, IN THE MATTER OF: M.K.S., Respondent and Appellant.
  • May 27

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: City of Billings v. Opie

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: City of Billings v. Opie
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 14-0595, 2015 MT 145N, CITY OF BILLINGS, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ROBERT JOHN OPIE, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 25

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: 24

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: 26

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/
  • May 28

    Carpenter on Attitudes of Military Justice Personnel & Sexual Assault Case

    Carpenter on Attitudes of Military Justice Personnel & Sexual Assault Case
    Eric R. Carpenter (FIU College of Law) has posted Evidence of the Military's Sexual Assault Blind Spot (4 Va. J. Crim. L. (2015), Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In response to the American military's perceived inability to…
  • May 28

    Sitaraman & Sitaraman on Behavioral Psychology & War Power

    Sitaraman & Sitaraman on Behavioral Psychology & War Power
    Ganesh Sitaraman and David Zionts (Vanderbilt Law School and Harvard Law School) have posted Behavioral War Powers (New York University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 2, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A decade of war has meant a...
  • May 28

    Carothers on EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases & the Precautionary Principle

    Carothers on EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases & the Precautionary Principle
    Leslie Carothers (Environmental Law Institute) has posted Upholding EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases: The Precautionary Principle Redux (Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 683, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The debate over the…
Rank this Week: 27

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
  • May 28

    The new European Insolvency Regulation

    The new European Insolvency Regulation
    Antonio Leandro, the author of this post, teaches International Law at the University of Bari. On 20 May 2015 the European Parliament approved the new European Insolvency Regulation (EIR) in the text adopted by the Council at first reading on…
  • May 25

    Dicke on Capital Market related Transactions with Consumers under the Rome I Regulation

    Dicke on Capital Market related Transactions with Consumers under the Rome I Regulation
    Andrea Isabell Dicke, attorney at law in Berlin, has authored a book on capital market related financial transactions with consumers under the Rome I Regulation (“Kapitalmarktgeschäfte mit Verbrauchern unter der Rom…
  • May 24

    Travaux du Comité Français de Droit International Privé

    Travaux du Comité Français de Droit International Privé
    The release of the latest volume of the Travaux du Comité Français de DIP, 2013-2014, has just been announced. These are the contributions therein: Olivier CACHARD Les conventions uniformes régissant les transports…
Rank this Week: 28

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
  • May 28

    Angola: Journalist Rafael Marques Convicted for Writing a Book

    Angola: Journalist Rafael Marques Convicted for Writing a Book
    There is a short distance between freedom and conviction in Angola. For journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques de Morais, it was one week.
  • May 27

    VICTORY: Nebraska Becomes the 19th US State to Abolish the Death Penalty!

    VICTORY: Nebraska Becomes the 19th US State to Abolish the Death Penalty!
    Wow, who would have thought it possible? Red-state Nebraska (with a few purple splotches) actually has repealed the death penalty by voting to override the Governor’s veto! And who were the people responsible for finally pushing this…
  • May 21

    Victory for Rafael Marques and Freedom of Expression in Angola!

    Victory for Rafael Marques and Freedom of Expression in Angola!
    Today Angolan journalist and human rights defender Rafael Marques walked out of court a free man. He was facing over 10 years in prison and a fine of $1.2 million US dollars but all charges were dropped.
Rank this Week: 29

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
  • May 25

    Lifestyle Analysis in Family Law Case

    Lifestyle Analysis in Family Law Case
    This article was originally printed in the ABA Section of Family Law eNewsletter, November 2011. One of the chief concerns in a divorce or child custody case is identifying the true income of one or both of the parties. It is not unusual for…
  • May 21

    Starting a Case as an Expert Witne

    Starting a Case as an Expert Witne
    Tracy Coenen talks about the steps she takes when she starts a new expert witness case. What documents should you ask for? What should you evaluate first?
  • May 20

    Man on Top, a Film About Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

    Man on Top, a Film About Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)
    Man on Top is a documentary about multi-level markeing (MLM). It being directed and produced by Paul Mathieu. The film tells the story of MLM and how it has cheated consumers out of billions of dollars with its fake business opportunity: Man…
Rank this Week: 30

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 23

    Go On! Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers Conference

    Go On! Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers Conference
    For those of you in the Washington, D.C. area June 1-2, the American Red Cross will be hosting a 2-day conference entitled Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers addressing emerging frontiers of humanitarian action, including service to…
  • May 20

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law
    In an article in the most recent volume of the Virginia Journal of International Law (http://www.vjil.org/articles/when-are-international-crimes-just-cause-for-war), I explore the relationship between the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP)…
  • May 20

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome back previous IntLawGrrls contributor Margaret M. deGuzman. Meg is associate professor of law at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, where she teaches criminal law,…
Rank this Week: 31

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    New Issue: African Journal of International and Comparative Law

    New Issue: African Journal of International and Comparative Law
    The latest issue of the African Journal of International and Comparative Law (Vol. 23, no. 2, June 2015) is out. Contents include:Lydia A. Nkansah, The Dance of Truth and Justice in Postconflict Peacebuilding in Sierra Leone Thaddeus Manu,…
  • May 28

    Mitchell, Sornarajah, & Voon: Good Faith and International Economic Law

    Mitchell, Sornarajah, & Voon: Good Faith and International Economic Law
    Andrew D. Mitchell (Univ. of Melbourne - Law), M Sornarajah (National Univ. of Singapore - Law), & Tania Voon (Univ. of Melbourne - Law) have published Good Faith and International Economic Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2015). Contents include:…
  • May 28

    Magnússon: The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Mile

    Magnússon: The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Mile
    Bjarni Már Magnússon (Reykjavik Univ. - Law) has published The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles: Delineation, Delimitation and Dispute Settlement (Brill | Nijhoff 2015). Here's the abstract: In The Continental Shelf…
Rank this Week: 32

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 33

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
  • May 27

    CFP: Vulnerability at the Intersection of the Changing Firm and the Changing Family – Atlanta, GA

    CFP: Vulnerability at the Intersection of the Changing Firm and the Changing Family – Atlanta, GA
    Emory Law hosts Vulnerability at the Intersection of the Changing Firm and the Changing Family October 16-17, 2015. This workshop will connect institutional and human vulnerability in the context of...
  • May 27

    Election Law Stories – Columbus, OH

    Election Law Stories – Columbus, OH
    Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University hosts Election Law Stories, a works-in-progress event in which contributors to the forthcoming book, Election Law Stories, will discuss the histories of...
  • May 27

    Call for Papers: European Networks Law and Regulation Quarterly

    Call for Papers: European Networks Law and Regulation Quarterly
    The European Networks Law and Regulation Quarterly (ENLR) invites case annotations, article submissions and book reviews relating to the network industries. It is a European journal, but I hope that...
Rank this Week: 35

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 25

    Consumer Search With Chain Store

    Consumer Search With Chain Store
    Sergey Kuniavsky, Munich Graduate School of Economics, writes on Consumer Search With Chain Stores. ABSTRACT: The Stahl model is one of the most applied consumer search models, with many applications and an empirical background. The present…
  • May 25

    Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage

    Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage
    ITO Koichiro, RIETI and Mar REGUANT, Stanford GSB theorize about Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage. ABSTRACT: We develop a theoretical framework to characterize strategic behavior in sequential markets under imperfect competition…
  • May 24

    Today is the holiday of Shavuot and my kids have linked the giving of the Ten Commandments to Antitrust!

    Today is the holiday of Shavuot and my kids have linked the giving of the Ten Commandments to Antitrust!
    Today is Shavuot (Feast of Weeks or the Pentecost to use the ancient Greek term) - the Jewish holiday to commemorate when God gave the Ten Commandments (and Torah) to the Israelites in the Sinai. The girls asked why the...
Rank this Week: 34

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 28

    Sixth Circuit Becomes First Appellate Court to Address Choice-of-Law Problem in Direct-File MDL

    Sixth Circuit Becomes First Appellate Court to Address Choice-of-Law Problem in Direct-File MDL
    Last week, the Sixth Circuit issued an opinion only a civil-procedure geek like me could love. The court held that in MDL cases, the trial court should apply the choice-of-law rules of the state in which the case would have been properly…
  • May 27

    "Should Washington Try to Change Religious Beliefs?"

    "Should Washington Try to Change Religious Beliefs?"
    Here is a short piece I did for USA Today, which returns to the questions raised in this earlier post. A bit: . . . The idea that public authorities and officials should take editorial aim at certain religious beliefs and revise them to…
  • May 26

    Wither Elonis?

    Wither Elonis?
    Another SCOTUS opinion day (and possibly another opinion week) has passed and still no Elonis v. United States, the true threats case argued on December 1. It is all-but-certain that the Chief has the opinion (he is the only one who has not…
Rank this Week: 36

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: 37

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 28

    Legal Tech Firm UnitedLex Establishes Residency Programs With Emory, Miami, Ohio State & Vanderbilt

    Legal Tech Firm UnitedLex Establishes Residency Programs With Emory, Miami, Ohio State & Vanderbilt
    Legal technology services provider UnitedLex has established legal residency programs with Emory, Miami, Ohio State, and Vanderbilt law schools: Recent law graduates who participate in the two-year UnitedLex residency program will learn to…
  • May 28

    IRS Releases Spring 2015 Statistics Of Income Bulletin

    IRS Releases Spring 2015 Statistics Of Income Bulletin
    The IRS's Statistics of Income Division has released the Spring 2015 SOI Bulletin, with these articles: Individual Income Tax Returns, Preliminary Data, 2013, by Michael Parisi Individual Income Tax Shares, 2012, by Adrian Dungan &…
  • May 28

    The Role Of Taxes In Mitigating Income Inequality Across The U.S. State

    The Role Of Taxes In Mitigating Income Inequality Across The U.S. State
    Daniel H. Cooper (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston), Byron F. Lutz (Federal Reserve Board) & Michael G. Palumbo (Federal Reserve Board), The Role of Taxes in Mitigating Income Inequality Across the U.S. States: Income inequality has risen…
Rank this Week: 39

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 28

    While Not Accused, Big Banks Played Role in FIFA Case

    While Not Accused, Big Banks Played Role in FIFA Case
    Alongside the names of several world soccer officials that U.S. prosecutors accused of racketeering and corruption in a Wednesday indictment were mentions of the three largest U.S. banks by assets.
  • May 28

    ‘Defective’ McNugget Lawsuit Cuts to the Bone

    ‘Defective’ McNugget Lawsuit Cuts to the Bone
    Does McDonald's have a legal duty to test individual Chicken McNuggets for bone fragments? It's a question raised by a lawsuit recently filed in Cook County circuit court over an allegedly "defective" McNugget.
  • May 28

    Hawaii Military Carve Out May Play Role in Voting District Case

    Hawaii Military Carve Out May Play Role in Voting District Case
    Hawaii may figure prominently when the Supreme Court this fall considers a case accepted Tuesday where plaintiffs are seeking to have legislative districts drawn based on a count of eligible voters rather than the total number of residents.
Rank this Week: 41

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    More Alabama Same-Sex Marriage Development

    More Alabama Same-Sex Marriage Development
    Alabama has been "ground zero" for opposition to same-sex marriage.  Two more developments help it keep that title.  According to the Montgomery Advertiser, in Prattville, Alabama last week, a Unitarian minister pleaded guilty to…
  • May 28

    French Court Fines Salafist For Disturbing Mosque

    French Court Fines Salafist For Disturbing Mosque
    AP reported yesterday that a court in France has handed a victory to a small mosque in Lyon that filed a complaint with authorities about a Salafist member of the mosque who has been disruptive.  The mosque invoked a provision in…
  • May 28

    Suit Challenges Middle School Field Trip To Christian Sports Complex

    Suit Challenges Middle School Field Trip To Christian Sports Complex
    The American Humanist Association announced yesterday that it had filed a lawsuit against the Joplin, Missouri public school system challenging a middle-school field trip to a Christian sports complex.  The complaint (full text) in Doe…
Rank this Week: 40

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 28

    Because They All Look Alike, Right?

    Because They All Look Alike, Right?
    Reading the Second Circuit’s affirmance of District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin’s suppression ruling in United States v. Watson, my initial thought was that it was a shame that Judge Barrington Parker wasn’t on…
  • May 28

    Because You Need A Lawyer To Request A Lawyer

    Because You Need A Lawyer To Request A Lawyer
    The routine seems so simple, as does the proper way of dealing with it, provided you don’t want to find out later you slit your own throat by being too smart by half.  Ask a half-interested person what to do when confronted by the…
  • May 27

    Mindful, But For The Right Reason

    Mindful, But For The Right Reason
    One of the more vapid trends within the legal profession is mindfulness, a word that conjures up images of, well, nothing much.  Oh, the horrible stress of being a lawyer, and so a cottage industry of happy-talking folks has arisen to…
Rank this Week: 42

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • May 28

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 28, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 28, 2015
    Court Docket (Bankr. D. Del.): Notice of Appointment of Committee of Unsecured Creditors in Golden County Foods, Inc. Bankruptcy Cases Court Docket (Bankr. D. Del.): Notice of Withdrawal of Professionals Representing the Official Committee of…
  • May 26

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 27, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for May 27, 2015
    U.S. Supreme Court: Opinion Issued in Wellness Int’l Network, Ltd. v. Sharif Weil, Gotshal & Manges: Some Guidance from SCOTUS on Stern v. Marshall! (And What You Really Need to Know) Wall Street Journal: Judge…
  • May 26

    New Bankruptcy Opinion: SCHWAB INDUSTRIES, INC. v. Huntington National Bank – Dist. Court, ND Ohio, 2015

    New Bankruptcy Opinion: SCHWAB INDUSTRIES, INC. v. Huntington National Bank – Dist. Court, ND Ohio, 2015
    Schwab Industries, Inc., Appellant, v. Huntington National Bank, et al., Appellees. Case Nos. 5:14cv2578, 5:14CV2586 United States District Court, N.D. Ohio, Eastern Division. May 19, 2015. ORDER JOHN R. ADAMS, District Judge. These two…
Rank this Week: 43

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • May 8

    9th Circuit orders regulators to take closer look at California energy crisis claim

    9th Circuit orders regulators to take closer look at California energy crisis claim
    Steven Weissman quoted in Daily Journal (registration required), April 30, 2015 The decision will have a broader effect beyond the California dispute as it will force FERC to subject wholesale energy sales across the country to more scrutiny,…
  • May 8

    This is one reason why places like Ferguson and Baltimore have become explosive

    This is one reason why places like Ferguson and Baltimore have become explosive
    Richard Rothstein writes for History News Network, April 29, 2015 It was not a vague white society that created ghettos but government—federal, state, and local—that employed explicitly racial laws, policies, and…
  • May 8

    Community policing through exercise in East Palo Alto ‘Fit Zones’

    Community policing through exercise in East Palo Alto ‘Fit Zones’
    Sarah Lawrence interviewed by KQED-FM, April 27, 2015 “We looked at a few years of data after the Fit Zones had started and looked at the levels of shootings in the city overall—in the two areas that have Fit Zones. Then we…
Rank this Week: 45

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
  • Apr 29

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015
    Harvey Miller may be the best bankruptcy practitioner of the last 50 years.  He died this week and the world is a lesser place without him. Miller was the all-star bankruptcy attorney in many of the most important bankruptcies and…
  • Mar 25

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.
    What happens when you surrender a home in bankruptcy?  Must you move the second a bankruptcy is filed?  Do they give you time to move or will your possessions be thrown out on the front lawn for the neighbors to view? When you…
  • Mar 24

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?
    Most of the posts on this blog, and in fact on most bankruptcy blogs, focus on the consumer as the bankruptcy debtor.  That makes sense–most bankruptcy cases involve a consumer debtor and a number of institutional creditors,…
Rank this Week: 44