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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/
  • Oct 29

    Flak Over FBI and DEA Impersonation

    Flak Over FBI and DEA Impersonation
    The FBI and DEA's impersonation tactics have been facing a lot of criticism lately. First, there was the case of the cocaine defendant in New York who has filed a lawsuit to stop the DEA from impersonating her on Facebook. The DEA used…
  • Oct 28

    Tuesday Open Thread

    Tuesday Open Thread
    Our last open thread is full. Here's a new one, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 28

    Robel Phillipos: Guilty Verdict on Five of Nine Alleged Statement

    Robel Phillipos: Guilty Verdict on Five of Nine Alleged Statement
    Robel Phillipos has been found guilty of making five of the nine false statements alleged in the Indictment. The jury found he lied about both false statements charged in Count 1 and three of the nine statements charged in Count 2. He will…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Court Orders Judgment of Nearly $515,000 Against Mortgage Relief Pitchman

    Court Orders Judgment of Nearly $515,000 Against Mortgage Relief Pitchman
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark Nagy Atalla, a defendant in a 2013 Federal Trade Commission action targeting deceptive mortgage and debt relief pitches, is the subject of a Southern California federal district court judgment of nearly $515,000. The…
  • Oct 29

    Man Sentenced for Stealing Mortgage Payment

    Man Sentenced for Stealing Mortgage Payment
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. James P. Kyricopoulos, 65, Haverhill, Massachusetts, was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Thomas Drechsler to three to five years in state prison followed by eight years of probation during which he must pay $24,000 in…
  • Oct 29

    Lawyer Charged with Stealing Escrow Funds & Failing to Pay Off Outstanding Mortgage

    Lawyer Charged with Stealing Escrow Funds & Failing to Pay Off Outstanding Mortgage
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Steve Weinstock, Roslyn Heights, New York, an attorney, has been arrested for allegedly stealing $720,000 held in an escrow account, as well as selling an East Hills, New York, property owned in the name of his law firm…
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/
  • Oct 29

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Care and Support (Continuity of Care) Regulations 2014 The Local Audit (Auditor Panel Independence) Regulations 2014 Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure 2014 The Enterprise Act 2002 (Part 9 Restrictions on…
  • Oct 29

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Halawi v WDFG UK Ltd (t/a World Duty Free) [2014] EWCA Civ 1387 (28 October 2014) Chalfont St Peter Parish Council v Chiltern District Council [2014] EWCA Civ 1393 (28 October 2014) Recall Support Services Ltd…
  • Oct 29

    Voyeur teacher Gareth Williams has jail term cut – BBC New

    Voyeur teacher Gareth Williams has jail term cut – BBC New
    ‘A Cardiff deputy head teacher who secretly filmed pupils going to the toilet has had his “manifestly excessive” five-year jail term cut to four by the Court of Appeal.’ Full story BBC News, 28th October 2014 Source:…
Rank this Week: 4

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: 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

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 8

    MO - Making money off sex offender information

    MO - Making money off sex offender information
    Original Article 10/05/2014 By Garrett Bergquist NEW BLOOMFIELD - How much money would you pay to know if any sex offenders live in your area? Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Kids Live Safe charges its subscribers $29.97 per month, or $59.88…
  • Oct 8

    The Scarlet Letter of The Twenty First Century

    The Scarlet Letter of The Twenty First Century
    Original Article 10/01/2014 By Emily Kristoffersen We as humans like to take pride in our centuries of supposed social evolution. We claim we are no longer the people in the dark ages of our ancient past, however, even in our modern…
  • Oct 8

    AZ - Arizona’s Naked Photo Law Makes Free Speech a Felony

    AZ - Arizona’s Naked Photo Law Makes Free Speech a Felony
    Original Article 09/23/2014 By Lee Rowland Which of the following could land you a felony conviction in Arizona? Showing images of naked prisoners tortured at Abu Ghraib;Linking to the iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of…
Rank this Week: 7

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/
Rank this Week: 8

Above the Law

Above the Law

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

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Oct 29

    State AGs — They’re Just Like Us! (If We Take Big Gifts From Biglaw Corporate Lobbyists)

    State AGs — They’re Just Like Us! (If We Take Big Gifts From Biglaw Corporate Lobbyists)
    Which Biglaw firm leads the way when it comes to vigorously promoting the interests of corporations who might otherwise find themselves investigated?
  • Oct 29

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.29.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.29.14
    * As the World Series draws to a close, be sure to salute Miami-based lawyer Laurence Leavy, who will be sitting front and center behind home plate tonight wearing a garish Miami Marlins jersey. Troll so hard, buddy! [CBS Sports] * Speaking…
  • Oct 29

    Big Thanks To Our Advertiser

    Big Thanks To Our Advertiser
    We are honored to be working with these great brands.
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/
  • Oct 29

    [David Kopel] Watergate quiz

    [David Kopel] Watergate quiz
    How well do you know Watergate? This 100-question quiz from the summer of 1974 will provide the answer. If you were a newspaper reader when Watergate took place, the quiz will bring back lots of memories. If you don’t remember…
  • Oct 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Houston mayor drops church subpoena

    [Eugene Volokh] Houston mayor drops church subpoena
    Houston Chronicle (Katherine Driessen & Mike Morris) reports: The city of Houston will withdraw its controversial subpoenas of five pastors tied to a lawsuit over the city’s equal rights ordinance, Mayor Annise Parker announced at a…
  • Oct 29

    [Todd Zywicki] Symposium on “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” on November 14

    [Todd Zywicki] Symposium on “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” on November 14
    On November 14, the George Mason Law and Economics Center and the GMU Journal of Law, Economics, and Policy will be hosting an academic and public policy conference on “Consumer Credit and the American Economy.” CLE credit is…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Berger v. American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina 14-35 Issue: Whether the government speech doctrine permits the state of North Carolina to promote its “Choose Life” message through…
  • Oct 29

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Laurence H. Tribe (Part six)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Laurence H. Tribe (Part six)
    The connections among liberty, government power, speech, campaign finance, technology, and privacy. “People ask, ‘Why did you pick constitutional law?’  I mean, come on.  Who, with a real opportunity…
  • Oct 29

    Argument preview: High-powered counsel spar in Truth in Lending Act timeliness dispute

    Argument preview: High-powered counsel spar in Truth in Lending Act timeliness dispute
    A recitation of the facts in Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans suggests a scenario typical of the most fact-bound petition imaginable, bound for prompt denial because of its technicality. A borrower receives a mortgage loan. Among the…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 12

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/
  • Oct 29

    Indiana Is Soon to Unveil Its New Energy Strategy

    Indiana Is Soon to Unveil Its New Energy Strategy
    … So says Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann.  In Indiana, the Lieutenant Governor manages six state agencies, among them the Department of Agriculture, the Office of Community and Rural Affairs, and the Office of Small Business…
  • Oct 28

    “Downright Dangerous” Home Results in $280,000 Judgment for Purchaser

    “Downright Dangerous” Home Results in $280,000 Judgment for Purchaser
    We have this from the Indiana Court of Appeals related to the Indiana real estate disclosure requirements.  Hays vs. Wise The Hays sold their home after completing Indiana’s statutory disclosure forms. Purchaser Wise sued the Hays,…
  • Oct 27

    Senators Request Withdrawal of USACE/EPA Interpretation of Waters of the U.S.

    Senators Request Withdrawal of USACE/EPA Interpretation of Waters of the U.S.
    The interpretation of “waters of the United States” proposed by the Army Corps of Engineers and EPA — governing approved conservation practices —would alter farmer-government interaction, Republican members of the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 13

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 14

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 15

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Lawyer Rankings, LEED v4, The Brow

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Lawyer Rankings, LEED v4, The Brow
    We interrupt Game 7 of the World Series with today’s Top 10. There are no baseball posts today, unfortunately, but Kevin Hartley does have a good one on the trademarks around Anthony “The Brow” Davis, the NBA’s next…
  • Oct 28

    Facebook as a publisher of blog content?

    Facebook as a publisher of blog content?
    Publishers, both mainstream and bloggers, have come to realize that as many people come to their sites via social media as come directly. These people are coming on mobile primarily via Facebook. As I blogged last week, this means law…
  • Oct 28

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: EEOC SCOTUS Brief, Deducting Travel Expenses, FCC & Cybersecurity

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: EEOC SCOTUS Brief, Deducting Travel Expenses, FCC & Cybersecurity
    This is coming much later than normal but we still have to get to today’s Top 10 nonetheless. Also, in addition to today’s roundup, be sure to check out Zosha’s LXBN piece today on judicial elections and how they can turn…
Rank this Week: 16

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    16 states received chicken product, but only Minnesota’s shipments recalled?

    16 states received chicken product, but only Minnesota’s shipments recalled?
    Today the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service posted a 13-page distribution list of retail stories in CO, ID, IL, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NH, NV, RI, VT, UT, WI... Continue Reading
  • Oct 29

    San Francisco NAACP Event Hit With Possible Food Poisoning

    San Francisco NAACP Event Hit With Possible Food Poisoning
    CBS News San Francisco reports that More than 50 attendees attending an NAACP gala in Redwood City Saturday evening were sickened by a case of possible food poisoning. At least... Continue Reading
  • Oct 29

    More Peppers Recalled Over Salmonella Concern

    More Peppers Recalled Over Salmonella Concern
    Following last week’s recall of fresh Serrano chile peppers by Bailey Farms Inc., Giant Food Stores LLC and Martin’s Food Markets announced that they removed from sale Serrano, Anaheim, Red... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 17

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Oct 28

    Garcia v.Google and Related Right

    Garcia v.Google and Related Right
    Jacob M. Victor, Yale University, Information Society Project, has published Garcia v. Google and a 'Related Rights' Alternative to Copyright in Acting Performances at 24 Yale Law Journal Forum 80 (2014). Here is the abstract. A recent Ninth…
  • Oct 28

    EU Copyright Law and Private Copying

    EU Copyright Law and Private Copying
    João Pedro Quintais, University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR), and University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, is publishing Private Copying and Downloading from Unlawful Sources in the International Review of…
  • Oct 27

    Ebola and the 'Net

    Ebola and the 'Net
    Where do you get your information about Ebola? According to the New York Times' Noam Cohen, if you are like a lot of U.S. readers, you turn to the World Health Organization, WebMD, and Wikipedia. Wikipedia? Well, says one physician...
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Oct 25

    Links to My Miami-Dade Voter’s Guide

    Links to My Miami-Dade Voter’s Guide
    Part One on People Part Two on Amendments and Propositions (Sticky until election day).
  • Oct 24

    Looking for a Good Student Note Topic?

    Looking for a Good Student Note Topic?
    I think this qualifies: FTDI Removes Driver From Windows Update That Bricked Cloned Chips (via Slashdot). As Ars Technica explains: Hardware hackers building interactive gadgets based on the Arduino microcontrollers are finding that a recent…
  • Oct 20

    The New Pictogram

    The New Pictogram
    Google released 750 new icons for phones and tablets that will undoubtedly take over the world. They’re free for anyone to use. (Click above for a larger image of a some of them.) Cory Doctorow thinks this move by Google ……
Rank this Week: 19

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Cavalcade of Risk #220: Tricks and Treats edition

    Cavalcade of Risk #220: Tricks and Treats edition
    Louise Norris has a real bag of goodies for us this week, with risky posts from drones to (metaphorical) tsunamis. And not a marshmallow peanut in sight. Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Oct 29

    A Holly Jolly LinkFest

    A Holly Jolly LinkFest
    Our good friend Holly R sends us some interesting links:■ We've written before about how carriers have gotten, erm, imaginative in their efforts to rein in costs under the ObamaTax regime. In addition to rx limitations, another neat…
  • Oct 29

    You Are Invited!

    You Are Invited!
    Have you received your invitation yet? Perhaps it is lost in the mail. Or you opened it, immediately fainted, and can't remember where you put it.According to HHS, your existing health insurance isn't being cancelled, you are now invited to…
Rank this Week: 20

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 15

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of K.M.L., T.J.L. & T.J.L.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of K.M.L., T.J.L. & T.J.L.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0203, 2014 MT 278N, IN THE MATTER OF: K.M.L., T.J.L., and T.J.L., Youths in Need of Care.  
  • Oct 15

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Hogsten

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Hogsten
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – HOMICIDE-ATTEMPTED DA 14-0006, 2014 MT 277N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. EMMITT HOGSTEN, JR., Defendant and Appellant.
  • Oct 15

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Slagter v. Citibank

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Slagter v. Citibank
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – INJUNCTION DA 14-0051, 2014 MT 276N, PHILIP J. and UBON SLAGTER for PHILIP J. SLAGTER and UBON SLAGTER, Plaintiffs sui juris and Appellants, v.…
Rank this Week: 21

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 29

    Federal judge orders Arizona sheriff to undergo racial profiling training

    Federal judge orders Arizona sheriff to undergo racial profiling training
    [JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] on Tuesday ordered Maricopa Country sheriff Joe Arpaio [official profile] to undergo the same training as his deputies to assist in the prevention of…
  • Oct 29

    North Dakota Supreme Court upholds restrictions on medication abortion

    North Dakota Supreme Court upholds restrictions on medication abortion
    [JURIST] The North Dakota Supreme Court [official profile] on Tuesday affirmed [opinion] an existing state law [text] limiting the use of drugs in abortion procedures. This ruling reversed a previous decision by a district judge, who found…
  • Oct 29

    Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to death for war crime

    Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to death for war crime
    [JURIST] A special tribunal in Bangladesh on Wednesday sentenced Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) [party website; Global Security backgrounder] leader Motiur Rahman Nizami to death for crimes committed during the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War…
Rank this Week: 22

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Officials investigating vandalism of Boulder sex offender Zach Meints' car

    Officials investigating vandalism of Boulder sex offender Zach Meints' car
    10-29-2014 Colorado: The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is investigating the vandalism of Boulder sex offender Zach Meints' car earlier this month — and Meints' attorney said video of the incident is evidence Meints did not stab himself…
  • Oct 29

    Three Ways Parents are Ruining Halloween

    Three Ways Parents are Ruining Halloween
    10-29-2014 National: Facts don't stop fear. Happy Halloween! It's that time of year when your neighbors are secretly unwrapping candy, brushing lollipops with poison, and inserting razor blades into Snickers bars! Actually, while it may…
  • Oct 28

    Halloween Facts 2014: 10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About All Hallows' Eve

    Halloween Facts 2014: 10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About All Hallows' Eve
    10-28-2014 National: Many people celebrate Halloween simply because it's fun. But that doesn't offer an explanation as to why children dress up in costumes and ask strangers for treats. Nor does it explain why orange and black are the…
Rank this Week: 23

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: 24

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
  • 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,…
  • Sep 4

    Lankacorps Fellows 2014 presentation

    Lankacorps Fellows 2014 presentation
    A presentation made at The Asia Foundation in Colombo to the 2014 cohort of the Foundation’s Lankacorps Fellows. Filed under: ICTs in general
Rank this Week: 25

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Oct 29

    Facebook, Google, and the Rise of Open Source Security Software

    Facebook, Google, and the Rise of Open Source Security Software
    OSquery aims to identify attacks on the thousands of machines used across Facebook. On Wednesday, the company open-sourced the tool. The post Facebook, Google, and the Rise of Open Source Security Software appeared first on WIRED.
  • Oct 29

    Hackers Are Using Gmail Drafts to Update Their Malware and Steal Data

    Hackers Are Using Gmail Drafts to Update Their Malware and Steal Data
    In his career-ending extramarital affair that came to light in 2012, General David Petraeus used a stealthy technique to communicate with his lover Paula Broadwell: the pair left messages for each other in the drafts folder of a shared Gmail…
  • Oct 27

    ACLU Calls Schools’ Policy to Search Devices and ‘Approve’ Kids’ Web Posts Unconstitutional

    ACLU Calls Schools’ Policy to Search Devices and ‘Approve’ Kids’ Web Posts Unconstitutional
    A school board in Tennessee is being accused of violating the constitutional rights of students over a policy that allows school officials to search any electronic devices students bring to campus and to monitor and control what students post…
Rank this Week: 26

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 29

    New GAO Reports – Chemical Assessments, USDA Contracting

    New GAO Reports – Chemical Assessments, USDA Contracting
    CHEMICAL ASSESSMENTS: Agencies Coordinate Activities, but Additional Action Could Enhance Efforts, GAO-14-763: Published: Sep 29, 2014. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 2014: “The chemical toxicity assessment activities at…
  • Oct 29

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement – October 2014

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement – October 2014
    “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in September suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions improved somewhat further, with solid job gains and a lower…
  • Oct 29

    Governors’ Salaries 2014

    Governors’ Salaries 2014
    “The Council of State Governments has been collecting data on governors’ salaries for The Book of the States since 1937. The average governor’s salary has grown more slowly in recent years than in the past, with a number of…
Rank this Week: 27

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Oct 29

    Everest College Fraud in Milwaukee?

    Everest College Fraud in Milwaukee?
    Today I got a call from Everest University, asking if my company needed any interns. I let them know that I was aware of the Everest College fraud, that we are fraud investigators, and that no, we would not do any business with them. What am…
  • Oct 27

    Things I Have Learned About Fraud

    Things I Have Learned About Fraud
    For more than 17 years, I have been conducting fraud investigations, and I have learned a lot about fraudsters, their methods, and the companies they work for. Hotlines cut fraud losses in half. Anonymous reporting mechanisms like fraud…
  • Oct 24

    Important Warning From a Millionaire Trader

    Important Warning From a Millionaire Trader
    Recent market volatility can make traders wealthy or poor.  You need to be prepared for more turbulent times – and learn how to profit from them. Learn how to make more in one day of trading stocks, than most people do in…
Rank this Week: 28

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 18, no. 6, 2014) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: A Renewed Call to Address Women's and Children's Human Rights Sonja Grover, Introduction to the special issue on…
  • Oct 29

    New Issue: Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage

    New Issue: Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage
    The latest issue of Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage (2014, no. 3) is out. Contents include:Doctrine – DébatsRapport final du Groupe de travail du Comité Français de l’Arbitrage sur l’arbitrage en…
  • Oct 29

    New Issue: New York University Journal of International Law and Politic

    New Issue: New York University Journal of International Law and Politic
    The latest issue of the New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (Vol. 46, no. 4, Summer 2014) is out. Contents include:Ryan Liss, A Right to Belong: Legal Protection of Sociological Membership in the Application of…
Rank this Week: 29

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Oct 29

    Sourgens on the Transnational Legal Process & Freedom

    Sourgens on the Transnational Legal Process & Freedom
    Frederic G. Sourgens (Washburn University - School of Law) has posted Functions of Freedom -- Privacy, Autonomy, Dignity, and the Transnational Legal Process (Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 48, (March 2015), Forthcoming) on…
  • Oct 29

    Paige on Piracy & Universal Jurisdiction

    Paige on Piracy & Universal Jurisdiction
    Tamsin Phillipa Paige (University of Adelaide - School of Law) has posted Piracy and Universal Jurisdiction (Tamsin Paige, 'Piracy and Universal Jurisdiction' 12 Macquarie Law Journal 131 (2013)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article…
  • Oct 29

    Varuhas on the Public Interest Conception of Public Law

    Varuhas on the Public Interest Conception of Public Law
    Jason N. E. Varuhas (University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law) has posted The Public Interest Conception of Public Law: Its Procedural Origins and Substantive Implications on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper charts the development and…
Rank this Week: 30

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law…

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

Covers immigration laws, legislation, and news.

http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29221-Greg-Siskind-on-Immigration-Law-and-Policy
Rank this Week: 31

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Oct 29

    “Detroit man fights $30k child support bill for kid that is not his”

    “Detroit man fights $30k child support bill for kid that is not his”
    Once the Deadbeat Dad machinery of the state is clanking along, actual innocence isn’t enough to excuse you, Carnell Alexander of Detroit says he has discovered to his sorrow. [WXYZ] Also, from last year, another Detroit case:…
  • Oct 29

    Illinois judge rebuffs prolific folk-law filer

    Illinois judge rebuffs prolific folk-law filer
    Mr. Wemple’s various lawsuits have named as defendants all Illinois judicial circuits as well as, more recently, “the Illinois State Bar Association and all of its members,” for conscripting him into a legal process that is…
  • Oct 28

    Free speech roundup

    Free speech roundup
    Consumer non-disparagement clauses lead weight-loss company down bumpy legal road [Adam Steinbaugh, Ken White/Popehat] Police union defends St. Louis officer who called business in official capacity to say its employee was criticizing police…
Rank this Week: 32

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 24

    Are You Happy With Your eDiscovery Sourcing Decisions? (Cartoon and Clip)

    Are You Happy With Your eDiscovery Sourcing Decisions? (Cartoon and Clip)
    The Cartoon and Clip of the Week for October 24, 2014Daily we read, see and hear more and more about the cost, time and complexity factors that impact information governance and eDiscovery sourcing decisions. This week’s…
  • Oct 18

    Top 10 Reasons to Use Visual Classification

    Top 10 Reasons to Use Visual Classification
    By Joe HowieWe are asked on a regular basis why organizations should use visual classification to manage their electronic and paper repositories for various information governance initiatives. Here’s a summary of how we respond:…
  • Oct 17

    Thinking Outside the Box in Information Governance and eDiscovery (Cartoon and Clip)

    Thinking Outside the Box in Information Governance and eDiscovery (Cartoon and Clip)
    The Cartoon and Clip of the Week for October 17, 2014Daily we read, see and hear more and more about technology developments that impact the areas of information governance and electronic discovery. This week’s cartoon and clip…
Rank this Week: 33

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Oct 29

    Motorcyclist Badly Injured in San Antonio, TX Accident with Truck on I-10

    Motorcyclist Badly Injured in San Antonio, TX Accident with Truck on I-10
    San Antonio, TX — This past weekend, a wreck between a truck and a motorcycle left a young man with critical injuries. Police said that a young man in his 20′s was badly injured after his motorcycle crashed into a truck along…
  • Oct 29

    Man Injured by Car-Pedestrian Accident on Chrisman in Houston, TX

    Man Injured by Car-Pedestrian Accident on Chrisman in Houston, TX
    Houston, TX — There was an early-morning accident involving a man who was hit by a car, police said, this past Monday. They said that a man was hit by a car around 1:30 a.m. on Monday morning (October 27, 2014) while walking along…
  • Oct 29

    Samuel Delgado Jr. Injured by Motorcycle-SUV Accident in Midland, TX on Terrell

    Samuel Delgado Jr. Injured by Motorcycle-SUV Accident in Midland, TX on Terrell
    Midland, TX — This past Sunday night, there was a major accident along Terrell Street in the southern part of Midland that left a motorcyclist with critical injuries. The man’s name was later released as Samuel Delgado Jr., 34,…
Rank this Week: 34

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Oct 29

    Mawani Presents Payout Policies of Canadian REITs Today at Toronto

    Mawani Presents Payout Policies of Canadian REITs Today at Toronto
    Amin Mawani (York University) presents Payout Policies of Canadian REITs at Toronto today as part of its James Hausman Tax Law and Policy Workshop Series: This study examines whether Canadian REITs that distribute relatively more of the…
  • Oct 29

    Thomas Jefferson Law School Reaches Agreement With its Bondholders, Reduces Debt by $87 Million and Continues Operation

    Thomas Jefferson Law School Reaches Agreement With its Bondholders, Reduces Debt by $87 Million and Continues Operation
    Press release, Thomas Jefferson School of Law Announces Debt Restructuring: The Thomas Jefferson School of Law has signed a Restructuring Support Agreement (RSA) with nearly 90 percent of its bondholders that reduces its debt by two thirds…
  • Oct 29

    More on How Technology Is Transforming Law Practice

    More on How Technology Is Transforming Law Practice
    ABA Journal: Avvo Launches Service Providing On-demand Legal Advice for a Fixed Fee LegalZoom Products Will be Sold at a Discount Through Sam's Club New App Helps People Expunge Their Criminal Records ReInvent Law NYC Implores Lawyers to…
Rank this Week: 35

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: 36

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 37

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
  • Oct 29

    The French Cour de cassation and the « Thalys babies »

    The French Cour de cassation and the « Thalys babies »
    I am glad to post this comment by F. Mailhé, Associate Professor Paris 2, Panthéon-Assas On September 22, 2014, the French Cour de Cassation (Supreme Court for civil and criminal matters) published two prejudicial opinions on…
  • Oct 28

    The Evolution of European Private International Law – Coherence, Common Values and Consolidation

    The Evolution of European Private International Law – Coherence, Common Values and Consolidation
    The last decade has seen a number of important legislative developments in the field of European private international law and cross-border litigation, including the Rome I-III Regulations, the Brussels I (Recast) and Brussels II bis…
  • Oct 28

    Notice: 35 Years CISG and Beyond in Basel

    Notice: 35 Years CISG and Beyond in Basel
    The University of Basel, SVIR/SSDI (Swiss Association for International Law) and UNCITRAL are hosting a conference with the title 35 Years CISG and Beyond. The conference will take place on 29 and 30 January 2015 at the University of Basel.…
Rank this Week: 38

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
  • Oct 21

    Civility vs Incivility Among Nurses; a Key Component for Patient Safety

    Civility vs Incivility Among Nurses; a Key Component for Patient Safety
    The term “incivility” has many different interpretations depending on one’s experience. Clark (2012) defines the term by first explaining that civility in nursing student-faculty relationships occurs by virtue of mutual…
  • Sep 11

    The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care

    The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care
    The thought of providing primary care to fill the physician void in unserved areas is exciting indeed. However, at the same time I feel some trepidation over how to define this role that I am planning to assume. Learning the scope of advanced…
  • Jul 24

    Cost-Benefit of Medical Technology and Medical Tourism

    Cost-Benefit of Medical Technology and Medical Tourism
    Innovative technology seeks to help human beings accomplish a task or reach a goal with greater speed, accuracy and at lower cost thereby improving the quality of life. Of course such innovation causes disruption in existing markets because…
Rank this Week: 39

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: 40

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
  • Oct 26

    LIVE NOW: Ferguson, where do we go from here?

    LIVE NOW: Ferguson, where do we go from here?
    LIVE NOW: a panel discussion with activists and leaders from Ferguson, St. Louis, and beyond about next steps for the movement for human rights and accountability. The 4 streams below are coming from individuals who have been streaming…
  • Oct 24

    Stop. Tweet. #StopTorture and Demand Reparations in Chicago.

    Stop. Tweet. #StopTorture and Demand Reparations in Chicago.
    October 24th is United Nations Day –meant to commemorate the passage of the Charter of the United Nations.  One of the principles of the UN Charter, enshrined in the preamble, is: “to reaffirm faith in fundamental human…
  • Oct 24

    From Ferguson to Hong Kong: Youth on the front line

    From Ferguson to Hong Kong: Youth on the front line
    By Rafi Hoq, Amnesty International USA Student Activist Coordinator for Georgia This week, I’ve been reading the latest updates from student-led “umbrella movement” in Hong Kong with a deepened diligence, and…
Rank this Week: 41

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…
  • Oct 21

    By: SEC Releases Regulation A Proposal

    By: SEC Releases Regulation A Proposal
    […] 416-8956, by email at info@securitieslawyer101.com or visit www.jobact101.com.   This securities law blog post is provided as a general informational service to clients and friends…
  • Oct 14

    By: Transparency in Direct Public Offerings | Ghotala Bank

    By: Transparency in Direct Public Offerings | Ghotala Bank
    […] as a general informational service to clients and friends of Hamilton & Associates Law Group Securities Law Blog and should not be construed as, and does not constitute, legal and compliance advice on any […]
Rank this Week: 42

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jul 4

    Will I Lose My Security Clearance if I File Bankruptcy?

    Will I Lose My Security Clearance if I File Bankruptcy?
    I practice in the Washington, DC area. Lots of my clients work for federal agencies and contractors who require security clearances as a condition of their employment. The first question they ask when them come to see me is whether a…
  • Jun 18

    Another Appeals Court Approves 2nd Mortgage Stripping in Chapter 20 Case

    Another Appeals Court Approves 2nd Mortgage Stripping in Chapter 20 Case
    The U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, ruled that in a chapter 13 case filed within four years of a previous chapter 7 case (a so-called “chapter 20″), the chapter 13 plan could strip a completely unsecured junior…
  • Jun 8

    “What Do You Mean You Included My Home/Car In the Bankruptcy?!”

    “What Do You Mean You Included My Home/Car In the Bankruptcy?!”
    Good bankruptcy attorneys spend a lot of time talking with their clients. They give them an awful lot of information. Sometimes clients forget. One of the things clients sometimes forget is the requirement in the Bankruptcy Code…
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: 44

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: 46