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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/
  • Jan 19

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    It feels like one day till Doomsday. I wonder whether protesters will outnumber supporters. I can't think of anyone I would stand in the rain without an umbrella for in 40 degree weather just to see take an oath -- let alone someone I only…
  • Jan 18

    Obama's Final News Conference

    Obama's Final News Conference
    President Obama gives his final press conference. Most of the West Wing staff is will move out tomorrow. Obama's approval ratings are now very high. The UnPresident Elect's are the lowest of an incoming President in 4 decades. …
  • Jan 17

    Down to the Wire for Two Gitmo Detainee

    Down to the Wire for Two Gitmo Detainee
    Ten more Guantanamo detainees have been transferred. They were accepted by Oman. (I don't think they are Oman citizens, as the Oman Government's press release refers to them being accepted for temporary residence on a humanitarian…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Former Newspaper Publisher Indicted in $10M Mortgage Fraud

    Former Newspaper Publisher Indicted in $10M Mortgage Fraud
    Marco Laureti, 45, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, and Felix Mostelac, 44, Miami Beach, Florida, were charged by Indictment with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution, and multiple counts of wire…
  • Jan 14

    Accountant Sentenced to Two Years in Maryland Straw Buyer Scheme

    Accountant Sentenced to Two Years in Maryland Straw Buyer Scheme
    Cecil Sylvester Chester, 70, Mitchellville, Maryland was sentenced to two years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a mortgage fraud scheme involving the fraudulent purchase of seven properties in…
  • Jan 13

    Jury Finds California Woman Guilty of Making False Statements on Loan Application

    Jury Finds California Woman Guilty of Making False Statements on Loan Application
    Dianna F. Woods, 59, Citrus Heights, California, was found guilty after a four–day trial, a federal jury found day of four counts of making false statements on loan applications. According to evidence presented at trial, Woods was a…
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 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

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

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

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Jan 19

    GUARDING THE BELL?

    GUARDING THE BELL?
    @ Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • Jan 19

    HANGING @ BHAKTAPUR

    HANGING @ BHAKTAPUR
    Bhaktapur, Nepal
  • Jan 19

    MY HELICOPTER COULD USE SOME FUEL ....

    MY HELICOPTER COULD USE SOME FUEL ....
    (Fuel's at 146 Kgs. That's about a 1/3 of the tank! And we're high up in moutains.) @ Everest Base Camp (Nepal) with my helicopter pilot, Capt. Surendra Paudel. (An incredibly beautfiul -- but nerveracking -- journey.)
Rank this Week: 6

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 7

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 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/
  • Jan 20

    [Eugene Volokh] Bill to put one state’s Judicial Conduct Commission under military control

    [Eugene Volokh] Bill to put one state’s Judicial Conduct Commission under military control
    Like many states, North Dakota has a Judicial Conduct Commission that “has the power to investigate complaints against any judge in the state” and to recommend to the state Supreme Court that a judge be removed. (While a…
  • Jan 19

    [Ilya Somin] Obama’s constitutional legacy

    [Ilya Somin] Obama’s constitutional legacy
    President Barack Obama gives his farewell address. Last week, President Barack Obama gave his farewell address. Today is his last full day in office. Now is therefore an appropriate time to begin to assess his legacy, including his legacy for…
  • Jan 19

    [David Kopel] 7th Circuit strikes ban on target practice by minors, and near-ban on firing range

    [David Kopel] 7th Circuit strikes ban on target practice by minors, and near-ban on firing range
    People younger than 18 have a Second Amendment right to target practice, with adult supervision. Broad bans on the location of firing ranges are unconstitutional. On these points, all three judges of a 7th Circuit panel agree, in the newly…
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez

    This week’s oral argument audio and transcripts now available on Oyez
    Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Lynch v. Dimaya Midland Funding v. Johnson Lee v. Tam Ziglar v. Abbasi The post This week’s oral…
  • Jan 20

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    After its conference yesterday, which was held a day early because of the presidential inauguration, the justices granted cert in two cases. Amy Howe covers the grants for this blog. In The National Law Journal (subscription or registration…
  • Jan 19

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur v. Farhang  16-692 Issues: (1) Whether a choice-of-law provision in a foreign state’s contract automatically waives sovereign immunity under 28…
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/
  • Jan 20

    UN rights expert praises US decision to lift sanctions on Sudan

    UN rights expert praises US decision to lift sanctions on Sudan
    [JURIST] The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and international sanctions Idriss Jazairy [official profile] on Thursday praised [press release] US President Barack Obama’s recent decision to lift all US sanctions on Sudan. He noted…
  • Jan 20

    Federal appeals court upholds conviction of Massey Energy ex-CEO

    Federal appeals court upholds conviction of Massey Energy ex-CEO
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit [official website] on Thursday upheld [opinion, PDF] the conviction of former Massey Energy [corporate website] co-CEO Donald Blankenship for conspiracy for his role in a 2010 West…
  • Jan 19

    UN rights expert expresses dismay at Nigeria bombing of camp for internally displaced

    UN rights expert expresses dismay at Nigeria bombing of camp for internally displaced
    [JURIST] The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs), Cecilia Jimenez-Damary [official profile] on Thursday sharply condemned [press release] bombings in Nigeria as a means of counter insurgency…
Rank this Week: 11

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 12

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/
  • Jan 18

    Fake news on Facebook will not be a problem for lawyers and the American public

    Fake news on Facebook will not be a problem for lawyers and the American public
    There has been a lot of discussion of late about fake news on Facebook. Some folks believe fake news affected the outcome of the presidential election. One law professor recently told me that most of the stuff on Facebook was …
  • Jan 12

    Legal tech companies make selling to law firms tough on themselve

    Legal tech companies make selling to law firms tough on themselve
    Many legal tech companies bemoan the difficulties of selling technology to law firms when law firms are so far behind the times. In reality, it’s the legal technology companies which make it tough on themselves by using outdated…
  • Jan 9

    Eloquent and easy blogging software offered as a service

    Eloquent and easy blogging software offered as a service
    The popular publishing platform, Medium announced last week that it was laying off one third of its employees and closing two if its three offices. As expected, the news has generated a lot of discussion. Particularly interesting for LexBlog…
Rank this Week: 13

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

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

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 14

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Jan 19

    Performance Piece

    Performance Piece
    From the Miami Light Project: Join us this Friday at The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse for a performative piece with Xavier Cortada that brings Americans together towards a common purpose to uphold our Constitution! Miami Light Project…
  • Jan 19

    An Extreme Virulence of Fact

    An Extreme Virulence of Fact
    In the course of reading an article full of things I didn’t agree with–such as the assertion that “legal scholars have generally overlooked robotics,” with our Robot Law book cited as an honorable exception when it is…
  • Jan 14

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture
    David Weinberger has a theory: My conspiracy theory: The purported dossier on Trump says the Russians have been cultivating him for five years. Suppose they were pressuring him to run. As a true patriot, Trump knew how disastrous it would…
Rank this Week: 15

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jan 20

    On exiting, Nanny dims the light

    On exiting, Nanny dims the light
    “With midnight regulation, Obama Energy Department just outlawed your three-way bulb,” reports Tim Carney at the Washington Examiner. The new rule, announced Thursday on the departing administration’s last full day,…
  • Jan 20

    About that “Mnuchin’s bank foreclosed on widow over 27 cents” tale

    About that “Mnuchin’s bank foreclosed on widow over 27 cents” tale
    Last month Politico reported that Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin’s bank “filed to take a 90-year-old woman’s house after a 27-cent payment error.” Ted Frank writes that four minutes of fact checking would…
  • Jan 20

    Free speech roundup

    Free speech roundup
    Good news for Donald Trump! Sticking with speech-protective opinion rule, New York judge dismisses libel suit by PR consultant against him based on his derogatory tweets [ABA Journal] “Jawboning” at FCC, under which media…
Rank this Week: 17

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: 18

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 19

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: 20

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 21

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    6 FOODS BILL MARLER NEVER EATS

    6 FOODS BILL MARLER NEVER EATS
    Bill Marler is the most prominent food-safety lawyer in the US. He has represented victims in nearly every food-borne illness outbreak in the US in the last 20 years, including... Continue Reading
  • Jan 18

    Seattle – King County Help Diners Dine Safer

    Seattle – King County Help Diners Dine Safer
    KIRO News reports: Starting Tuesday, King County diners will know much more about the safety of restaurant food. Public Health Seattle and King County is rolling out the first phase... Continue Reading
  • Jan 18

    Would you like some Tapeworm with your Salmon?

    Would you like some Tapeworm with your Salmon?
    Yet another risk of eating sashimi and sushi. A tapeworm once thought to infect only fish in Asia has been found in salmon in Alaska.  A study was recently published... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • Jan 18

    OPINIONS – January 18, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 18, 2017
    State v. Pope DA 14-0744 2017 MT 12 Criminal – Assault
  • Jan 18

    OPINIONS – January 17, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 17, 2017
    Estate of Cote DA 16-0295 2017 MT 11N Civil – Probate Herman v. Lupoli et al. DA 15-0685 2017 MT 10N Civil – Probate Marriage of Kenney DA 16-0163 2017 MT 9N Civil – Domestic Relations R. Dubois v. State DA 15-0636 2017 MT…
  • Jan 11

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – January 10, 2017
    Mundel v. Farmers DA 16-0326 2017 MT 6N 1/10/2017 Rada et al. v. Dubrul et al. DA 16-0379 2017 MT 5N 1/10/2017 State v. J. Miller DA 16-0270 2017 MT 4N 1/10/2017 Mulroy v. Morgan Pierce DA 16-0141 2017 MT 3 1/10/2017
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/
  • Jan 19

    Officer: NH sex assault bill would shield pedophile

    Officer: NH sex assault bill would shield pedophile
    1-19-17 New Hampshire: CONCORD - New Hampshire lawmakers are considering a sexual assault bill that police and prosecutors warn would protect pedophiles and sexual predators but proponents say would prevent wrongful convictions. The bill up…
  • Jan 18

    Orono approves sex offender restriction

    Orono approves sex offender restriction
    1-19-2017 Minnesota: Level 3 sex offenders who move to Orono will have to keep their distance from areas where children congregate. One of the first items of business Orono city councilors attended to in 2017 was to adopt residency…
  • Jan 14

    California hate crimes registry a bad idea: Guest commentary

    California hate crimes registry a bad idea: Guest commentary
    1-14-17 California: State Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, D-San Fernando, recently introduced legislation that would “establish the California Hate Crimes Registry,” as his office put it. The registry his Assembly Bill 39 envisions would aim…
Rank this Week: 24

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
  • Jan 5

    Trump’s CIA Pick Must Disavow Torture – and Commit to Upholding the Law

    Trump’s CIA Pick Must Disavow Torture – and Commit to Upholding the Law
    By Ann Burroughs, Chair of AIUSA’s Board of Directors Donald Trump has made it clear he wants bring back torture. “We should go much stronger than waterboarding,” he said last year, calling it “your minor form”…
  • Dec 16

    Amnesty International: Shareholder Activist

    Amnesty International: Shareholder Activist
    By Simon Billenness, Business and Human Rights Thematic Specialist and Paul Paz y Mino, Andean Countries Specialist Did you know Amnesty International USA is a long-time shareholder activist? This week, Amnesty International USA joined the…
  • Dec 15

    Defending Human Rights & the Trump Administration: The Front Line Moves to Washington, DC

    Defending Human Rights & the Trump Administration: The Front Line Moves to Washington, DC
    Next month Congress will get to interview nominees for the incoming Trump administration. These cabinet nominees are important indicators as to whether his administration will be uphold and protect human rights or whether the inflammatory…
Rank this Week: 25

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 20

    "Live from L": International Law and the South China Sea

    "Live from L": International Law and the South China Sea
    On February 22, 2017, the 7th Annual "Live from L" will be held at George Washington University Law School, featuring members of the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State. The topic is "International Law and the South China…
  • Jan 20

    Sykes: Regulatory Consistency Requirements in International Trade

    Sykes: Regulatory Consistency Requirements in International Trade
    Alan O. Sykes (Stanford Univ. - Law) has posted Regulatory Consistency Requirements in International Trade. Here's the abstract:One of the most challenging tasks for international trade agreements is to distinguish protectionist regulation…
  • Jan 20

    de Brouwer & Smeulers: The Elgar Companion to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

    de Brouwer & Smeulers: The Elgar Companion to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    Anne-Marie de Brouwer (Tilburg Univ. - Law) & Alette Smeulers (Univ. of Groningen - Law) have published The Elgar Companion to the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Edward Elgar Publishing 2016). Contents include: Navanethem…
Rank this Week: 26

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
  • Jan 20

    Personal Red Flags of Fraud

    Personal Red Flags of Fraud
    As victims of occupational fraud reflect on crimes committed against their companies, they wonder if there were any signs that a fraud was occurring. They wonder how a trusted employee could steal from the company. Sadly, frauds are committed…
  • Jan 18

    High Net Worth Divorce: Managing the Data

    High Net Worth Divorce: Managing the Data
    In high net worth divorce cases, there are often large volumes of data. The lifestyle analysis will rely on a detailed examination of bank, credit card, and investment statements. High levels of spending mean a large amount of data. In this…
  • Jan 10

    Loss and Failure Rates in Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

    Loss and Failure Rates in Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)
    More than 99% of people lose money in multi-level marketing (MLM). In Chapter 7 of Dr. Jon Taylor’s book, The Case (For and) Against Multi-Level Marketing, he details the failure rates of participants in multi-lievel marketing…
Rank this Week: 27

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 28

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 29

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Jan 12

    What happens to a feminist dream deferred?

    What happens to a feminist dream deferred?
    Melissa Murray co-writes for The Nation, Jan. 12, 2017 So what happens to a feminist dream deferred? Does it wither and die? Or does it explode in indignation—moving beyond the existing paradigm to become a bolder, more progressive…
  • Jan 11

    Tennessee woman jailed for attempting abortion accepts plea deal for release

    Tennessee woman jailed for attempting abortion accepts plea deal for release
    Jill Adams quoted by The Guardian, Jan. 11, 2017 “Criminal prosecution is the wrong response to healthcare access issues. No one should fear arrest or jail for ending their own pregnancy or for seeking medical help when they need…
  • Jan 11

    Your Call: Examining Senator Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing to be Attorney General

    Your Call: Examining Senator Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing to be Attorney General
    Ty Alper interviewed by KALW-FM, Jan. 11, 2017 “Jeff Sessions will be the ‘top cop’ in the United States and he will have broad jurisdiction and broad discretion over the enforcement of all of our nation’s federal…
Rank this Week: 30

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Bicyclist Killed in Stanton Hit-and-Run Crash

    Bicyclist Killed in Stanton Hit-and-Run Crash
    A man was killed in a bicycle accident in Stanton after a vehicle struck him at the intersection of Chapman Avenue and Beach Boulevard early morning on January 18, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the driver of…
  • Jan 16

    4-year-old Boy Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident

    4-year-old Boy Killed in Irvine Pedestrian Accident
    A 4-year-old boy suffered fatal injuries in a pedestrian accident in Irvine Saturday night. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, Zhiyu Too was crossing the intersection at Lake Forest drive and Romano on his scooter when…
  • Jan 12

    Worker Injured in Costa Mesa Construction Accident

    Worker Injured in Costa Mesa Construction Accident
    A worker was injured in a construction accident in Costa Mesa after he took a fall at a worksite. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the morning of January 10, 2017. Firefighters were called to 580…
Rank this Week: 31

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jan 20

    From the Bookshelves: Al-Tounsi: A Novel by Anton Piatigorsky

    From the Bookshelves: Al-Tounsi: A Novel by Anton Piatigorsky
    Al-Tounsi: A Novel by Anton Piatigorsky (2017) Al-Tounsi is the debut novel by the award-winning playwright, Anton Piatigorsky, and tells the story of the US Supreme Court’s handling of a landmark case involving the rights of detainees held…
  • Jan 20

    Human trafficking victim shares story: National Human Trafficking and Slavery Prevention Month

    Human trafficking victim shares story: National Human Trafficking and Slavery Prevention Month
    ICE has posted videos of a human trafficking victim. Tonya spent night after night in different hotel rooms, with different men, all at the command of someone she once trusted. She was held against her will, beaten and made to...
  • Jan 20

    Audio to Oral Argument in Lynch v. Dimaya

    Audio to Oral Argument in Lynch v. Dimaya
    Earlier this week, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya, a void-for-vagueness challenge to a criminal removal provision in the immigration laws. A summary to the argument can be found here. For the audio to the…
Rank this Week: 32

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: 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
  • Jan 19

    Animal Law Conference – Portland, OR

    Animal Law Conference – Portland, OR
    Lewis & Clark Law School and the Animal Legal Defense Fund will host the 25th annual Animal Law Conference on Oct. 13-15, 2017 in Portland, OR.
  • Jan 19

    New Directions in Environmental Law Conference – New Haven, CT

    New Directions in Environmental Law Conference – New Haven, CT
    The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy are hosting their seventh annual New Directions in Environmental Law Conference on Feb. 24-25th, 2017 in New Haven, CT. You may register...
  • Jan 19

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Pittsburgh School of Law Wesley Oliver, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship, Duquesne University School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty Workshop Series:...
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Jan 20

    Green on Loyal Demonominatorism

    Green on Loyal Demonominatorism
    Christopher R. Green (University of Mississippi - School of Law) has posted Loyal Denominatorism and the Fourteenth Amendment: Normative Defense and Implications on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article and a companion defend a revisionist…
  • Jan 20

    Hoffman on "A Fresh Look at Plausibility Pleading" by Hubbard

    Hoffman on "A Fresh Look at Plausibility Pleading" by Hubbard
    Lonny Hoffman (University of Houston Law Center) has posted Plausible Theory, Implausible Conclusions (83 University of Chicago Law Review Online 143 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay responds to Professor William H.J.…
  • Jan 20

    Kahan & Corbin on Baron on Kahan & Corbin on Public Polarization on Climate Change

    Kahan & Corbin on Baron on Kahan & Corbin on Public Polarization on Climate Change
    Dan M. Kahan and Jonathan Corbin (Yale University - Law School and University of Richmond) have posted Reply to Baron on SSRN. Here is the abstract: We reply to Baron’s (2017) comments on our note (2016) on the relationship between...
Rank this Week: 36

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: 35

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

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

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

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

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

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

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

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

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 37

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: 38

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 20

    Homeowners Sue Over Opposition To Their Christmas Display

    Homeowners Sue Over Opposition To Their Christmas Display
    A lawsuit alleging violations of the federal Fair Housing Act and the Idaho Human Rights Act has been filed by a Hayden, Idaho couple who are in a battle with their neighbors and their homeowners association over an elaborate Christmas…
  • Jan 20

    West Virginia School District Sued Over Bible Lesson

    West Virginia School District Sued Over Bible Lesson
    As announced in a press release from Freedom From Religion Foundation, the organization has filed suit against the Mercer County, West Virginia schools challenging  the "Bible in the Schools" program which provides Bible study to…
  • Jan 20

    Court Orders Further Hearing In Suit By Church Member Challenging His Expulsion

    Court Orders Further Hearing In Suit By Church Member Challenging His Expulsion
    In Campbell v. Shiloh Baptist Church, 2016 Conn. Super. LEXIS 3277 (CT Super. Ct., Dec. 1, 2016), plaintiff Thedress Campbell claims that Shiloh Baptist Church and its pastor removed him from the membership list and barred him from the…
Rank this Week: 39

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 20

    Chevron Deference: Kill And Overkill

    Chevron Deference: Kill And Overkill
    There is no shortage of snarky retorts to the contention that the tripartite structure of government crafted by the framers has ceased to function as anticipated. It’s all because the other side, as everyone knows, that Congress…
  • Jan 20

    A Tale Of Two Nation

    A Tale Of Two Nation
    Charles Dickens began his story of how the French peasants were more brutal than their aristocratic oppressors with the famous words, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” But the fuller quote seems more…
  • Jan 19

    The Traffic Cam Tale: Hilarious, Ridiculous And Likely Malarkey

    The Traffic Cam Tale: Hilarious, Ridiculous And Likely Malarkey
    Would it not be perfectly reasonable to believe that the saga of Faulkner Law School associate professor Adam MacLeod’s story about his travails in the battle against his traffic cam ticket was true?  Of course it would, and why…
Rank this Week: 40

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 41

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: 43

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

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

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

    Call For Support

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

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

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

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 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
  • Jan 20

    Kind Reminder on the EAPO

    Kind Reminder on the EAPO
    My colleague Adriani Dori (MPI Luxembourg) kindly reminded me today: the EU Regulation 655/2014 is applicable from Wednesday 18. I thought it worth recalling here as well.
  • Jan 19

    Monograph on Intellectual Property Rights and Applicable Law, by Javier Maseda Rodríguez

    Monograph on Intellectual Property Rights and Applicable Law, by Javier Maseda Rodríguez
    It is my pleasure to give notice of a recently published monograph of my colleague Dr. Javier Maseda Rodríguez (Associate Professor of private international law at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain), entitled La ley…
  • Jan 17

    “And as the fog gets clearer…“ – May on Brexit

    “And as the fog gets clearer…“ – May on Brexit
    In her long-awaited speech on what Brexit actually means for the future application of the acquis communautaire in the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister Theresa May, on 17 January, 2017, stressed that the objective of legal certainty is…
Rank this Week: 44

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jan 19

    The Right to Legal Advice in the Garda Station: DPP v Doyle

    The Right to Legal Advice in the Garda Station: DPP v Doyle
    The Supreme Court yesterday ruled (6 agreeing, though for different reasons, and 1 dissenting) that the constitutional right to reasonable access to a lawyer does not extend to a right to have a solicitor present during Garda interviews. In…
  • Jan 12

    Guest Post: Extension of the 14 day rule: potential implications for Irish embryo

    Guest Post: Extension of the 14 day rule: potential implications for Irish embryo
    Human Rights in Ireland is delighted to welcome this guest post from Ciara Staunton. Ciara is a lecturer in Law at Middlesex University London with research interests in the governance of medical research, particularly new and emerging…
  • Nov 24

    Notes on Judge Harding-Clark’s Report on the Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme.

    Notes on Judge Harding-Clark’s Report on the Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme.
    Judge Maureen Harding-Clark’s report on the much-criticised Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme was published two days ago. It is 275 pages long – 133 of commentary from the judge, 142 of extracts from medical literature and hospital…
Rank this Week: 45