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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/
  • Dec 22

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    Busy day at work today. I blogged a lot this weekend, so scroll down if you haven't read the posts. This is an open thread, all topics welcome. Who is leaving town for the holidays? I'll be right here. [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Dec 22

    New Report on Surveillance of Mumbai Plotter

    New Report on Surveillance of Mumbai Plotter
    Pro Publica, the New York Times and Frontline have a joint report on the failure of India and the UK to connect the dots regarding plotters of the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The report is largely about Zarrar Shah (real name Abdul Wajid), the…
  • Dec 21

    Police Union President Blames Protesters and Mayor for Officers' Murder

    Police Union President Blames Protesters and Mayor for Officers' Murder
    Just when the police were about to get some sympathy as a result of the killing of two Brooklyn police officers, the President of the Police Union, Patrick Lynch, takes to the microphones and outlandishly claims there's blood on the hands…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Dec 22

    Attorney and Loan Officer Sentenced for Running $20M Investment Scam

    Attorney and Loan Officer Sentenced for Running $20M Investment Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kevin Sniffen, 53, Phoenix, Maryland, an attorney licensed in Maryland, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced to three years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for…
  • Dec 22

    Former Lawyer Receives 10 Year Sentence for Mortgage Fraud

    Former Lawyer Receives 10 Year Sentence for Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michelle V. Mallard, 47, Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Frank D. Whitney to serve ten years in prison followed by two years of supervised release on mortgage fraud and related…
  • Dec 19

    Business Partners Admit Roles in Foreclosure Rescue Conspiracy

    Business Partners Admit Roles in Foreclosure Rescue Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Juan Ramon Curiel, 36, Visalia, California, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and bankruptcy fraud in connection with a foreclosure rescue scheme he orchestrated. Curiel’s co-defendant and business…
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/
  • Dec 19

    Christmas Break

    Christmas Break
    There will be no posts during the Inner Temple Library’s Christmas closure period which starts at 2pm on 19th December. We will resume posting on 5th January 2014. We would like to thank all our readers for their continued support, and…
  • Dec 19

    Government to create new domestic abuse offence – Home Office

    Government to create new domestic abuse offence – Home Office
    ‘Home Secretary sets out new law to criminalise coercive and controlling behaviour.’ Full story Home Office, 18th December 2014 Source: www.gov.uk/home-office
  • Dec 19

    Charities in front seat of new reoffending drive – Ministry of Justice

    Charities in front seat of new reoffending drive – Ministry of Justice
    ‘The government fired the starting gun today [18 December] on making key reforms to the way ex-offenders are looked after in the community, in an effort to tackle stubbornly high reoffending rates in England and Wales.’ Full story…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Dec 22

    Goldman Sells Aluminum Subsidiary

    Goldman Sells Aluminum Subsidiary
    Goldman Sachs has sold an aluminum warehouse subsidiary that drew criticism to a European private equity firm, Reuben Brothers.
  • Dec 22

    As Caesars Deals, a Showdown in Las Vegas Await

    As Caesars Deals, a Showdown in Las Vegas Await
    Some senior bondholders in the casino company’s biggest unit back a bankruptcy that its parent’s merger with an affiliate could fund. Others may want to wait, says Quentin Webb of Reuters Breakingviews.
  • Dec 22

    Russia Bails Out a Failing Lender, Trust Bank

    Russia Bails Out a Failing Lender, Trust Bank
    The country's central bank said it would inject $530 million into Trust Bank, and analysts predict more bailouts could follow.
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 20

    'Sextortion': Online blackmail of men

    'Sextortion': Online blackmail of men
    SextortionIsn't it ironic that when the average citizen does it, it's a crime, but when the police do it for so called "sex stings", it's then magically ok? Video Description: Hundreds of thousands of men around the world are falling victim…
  • Nov 5

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry

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

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

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say
    Original Article 10/17/2014 By Puck Lo Frank Lindsay, 62, is a father, small-business owner and avid surfer. He’s also one of 105,000 people in California — and 760,000 nationally — listed as a sex offender. In accordance…
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/
  • Dec 22

    AIRLINES MADE $3.1 BILLION

    AIRLINES MADE $3.1 BILLION
    3rd Quarter 2014 Airline Financial Data U.S. scheduled passenger airlines reported a net profit of $3.1 billion in the third quarter of 2014, down from $3.6 billion in the second quarter and virtually unchanged from $3.1 billion in the…
  • Dec 22

    MEET THE TURNERS

    MEET THE TURNERS
    Turner Family It was a day filled with Disney princesses, face painting and goody bags, but Alicia Turner was most excited when the Judge officially made her the mom of Desiree and Precious. On November 20th, at the Kings County Family…
  • Dec 22

    UKRAINIANS SEEK STABILITY

    UKRAINIANS SEEK STABILITY
    Ukrainians Seek Stability After Crimean Crisis by Julie Ray and Neli Esipova Story Highlights Only 4% support Crimea's joining Russia Few approve of allowing Donetsk, Luhansk to leave Ukraine Forty-three percent…
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/
Rank this Week: 9

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/
  • Dec 8

    Legislative Tax Commission Studies Farmland Taxation Formula

    Legislative Tax Commission Studies Farmland Taxation Formula
    The Indiana Commission on Business Personal Property & Business Taxation released its final report.  The farmland tax burden was a substantial part of the discussion. Four of the 16 recommendations from the commission…
  • Dec 5

    US Army Wants to Leave 80 Tons of Depleted Uranium Projectiles at Jefferson Proving Ground

    US Army Wants to Leave 80 Tons of Depleted Uranium Projectiles at Jefferson Proving Ground
    The US Army has requested permission from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to allow it cease environmental monitoring on a 2,080-acre section of the old Jefferson Proving Ground near Madison where ammunition testing was…
  • Dec 4

    The Beige Book on Recent Agriculture and Natural Resources Activity

    The Beige Book on Recent Agriculture and Natural Resources Activity
    From the Beige Book published on December 3, prepared by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and based on information collected on or before November 24, 2014. This document summarizes comments received from business and other contacts…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 22

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Dahlia Lithwick (Part five)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Dahlia Lithwick (Part five)
    Accredited access to the Court; reading the contrast between what the Court says about free speech as a legal doctrine and the practicalities of the Court’s institutional position; and the Internet as the model for covering the…
  • Dec 22

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    Last week Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the Justices to allow them to file a lawsuit seeking to block part of Colorado’s scheme for the legalization of marijuana.  Lyle Denniston covered the filing for this blog, while Kent…
  • Dec 20

    This week at the Court

    This week at the Court
    The Justices will meet for their next Conference on January 9. The January sitting begins on January 12.
Rank this Week: 11

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 22

    Catalonia court opens investigation of mock independence vote

    Catalonia court opens investigation of mock independence vote
    [JURIST] The Catalonia High Court of Justice [official website, in Spanish] announced [press release, in Spanish] Monday that it will open an investigation of the unofficial Catalan independence vote held in opposition of the central Spanish…
  • Dec 22

    Argentina court recognizes orangutan as 'non-human person'

    Argentina court recognizes orangutan as 'non-human person'
    [JURIST] An Argentine court unanimously ruled that an orangutan is a "non-human person" with a legal right to freedom. Last November, Argentina's Association of Professional Lawyers for Animal Rights (AFADA) [advocacy website, in Spanish]…
  • Dec 21

    Four Afghans transferred from Guantanamo

    Four Afghans transferred from Guantanamo
    [JURIST] The US Department of Defense (DOD) [official website] on Saturday announced the repatriation [press release] of four Guantanamo Bay detainees to Afghanistan. The prisoners, Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani and Mohammed Zahir,…
Rank this Week: 12

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: 13

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 22

    “How can I face a child today knowing what I know?”: Angry plea to end violence

    “How can I face a child today knowing what I know?”: Angry plea to end violence
    It is the season of renewal, of anticipating the year to come. It is a time for revelry, but also for reflection. And reflection on this past year forces one to confront the grim reality of harms humans have wreaked upon other humans –…
  • Dec 19

    Karen J. Alter writes about the Trials and Tribulations of Prosecuting Heads of State: the ICC and Kenyatta

    Karen J. Alter writes about the Trials and Tribulations of Prosecuting Heads of State: the ICC and Kenyatta
    See my post today on the Monkey Cage http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2014/12/19/the-trials-and-tribulations-of-prosecuting-heads-of-states-kenyatta-and-the-icc/ The Kenyatta decision differs from the decision to suspend the…
  • Dec 18

    Obama Announces Shift in Executive Policy on Cuba

    Obama Announces Shift in Executive Policy on Cuba
    President Obama announced on Wednesday that he was pursuing a marked shift in policy to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba. This included a future U.S. embassy in the capital city of Havana, as well as the possibility of official visits…
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/
  • Dec 21

    Make it a 2015 resolution getting known as lawyer — through social media

    Make it a 2015 resolution getting known as lawyer — through social media
    Estelle Metayer (@Competia), a leadership and strategic consultant has a nice piece in Sunday’s Globe and Mail challenging executives and professionals to make having a social media presence your goal for the coming year. Why not commit…
  • Dec 20

    You are better off having experts manage WordPress hosting environment

    You are better off having experts manage WordPress hosting environment
    That’s the word from long time tech expert and contributing ZDNet editor, Larry Seltzer (@lseltzer), writing that unmanaged WordPress is not worth the risk or trouble. For some time WordPress, the popular blogging platform, has been one…
  • Dec 19

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: More on Cuba, Listeria Outbreak, Drone Regulation

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: More on Cuba, Listeria Outbreak, Drone Regulation
    It’s time to call it a week—and more than that, it’s time for all of LexBlog to go party. Before we head off, one last Top 10—in which, Robin Shea has a good holiday-day themed post and Bill Marler has a scary piece on…
Rank this Week: 15

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Dec 19

    Obama’s Bold Sony Statement: Canceling The Interview Was a ‘Mistake’

    Obama’s Bold Sony Statement: Canceling The Interview Was a ‘Mistake’
    In his end-of-year press conference today, President Barack Obama called the decision by Sony Pictures Entertainment to cancel the release of its film The Interview a “mistake.” “I am sympathetic to the threats they…
  • Dec 17

    The Evidence That North Korea Hacked Sony Is Flimsy

    The Evidence That North Korea Hacked Sony Is Flimsy
    Today Sony canceled the premiere of “The Interview” and its entire Christmas-Day release of the movie because of fears that terrorists might attack theaters showing the film. The actions show just how much power the attackers…
  • Dec 16

    Former Employees Are Suing Sony Over ‘Epic Nightmare’ Hack

    Former Employees Are Suing Sony Over ‘Epic Nightmare’ Hack
    The plot of the Sony hack drama has taken a new turn. Two former employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment filed a class-action lawsuit against the studio giant on Monday for failing to properly secure sensitive employee data. The recent…
Rank this Week: 16

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Dec 21

    My Congressperson Calls Americans “Pigs”

    My Congressperson Calls Americans “Pigs”
    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen thinks we are Yankee imperialist pigs? This is what my my Representative said after we normalized relations with Cuba: “We are saying to the Yankee imperialist pigs, come and own a piece of Cuba, we are for sale,…
  • Dec 19

    Heidelberg Talk Video Posted

    Heidelberg Talk Video Posted
    From Anonymity to Identification: Online Communication in a Time of Surveillance | Prof. Michael Froomkin (Audio: MP3) (Video: MP4 / OGV) I can’t thank my hosts in Heidelberg enough for the warmth of their welcome and their kindness…
  • Dec 17

    Cuba

    Cuba
    The US approach to Cuba stopped making sense decades ago. Opening exchanges with Poland helped dislodge the Communist regime; the same is likely to happen to Cuba in the future. Maintaining the embargo with Cuba has done more to empower…
Rank this Week: 18

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
  • Dec 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Bailey

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Bailey
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITHOUT CONSENT DA 14-0287, 2014 MT 331N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ERIC LAT BAILEY, Defendant and…
  • Dec 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Burgess v. Bryan

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Burgess v. Bryan
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 14-0294, 2014 MT 330N, BRANDY BURGESS and AMY BURGESS SMITH, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. MARK BRYAN, Defendant and Appellee.
  • Dec 16

    OPINION AND ORDER: State v. Johnston

    OPINION AND ORDER: State v. Johnston
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion and Order in the following matter: CRIMINAL – INCEST DA 13-0587, 2014 MT 329, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIAN ANTHONY JOHNSTON, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 19

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 22

    When the family is the last to know

    When the family is the last to know
    The doctor legally couldn’t tell him his son was in drug trouble. Nor could the college. Maybe time to rethink federal privacy laws? [Tony Christ, DelmarvaNow] Tweet Tags: colleges and universities, HIPAA, privacy When the family is the…
  • Dec 22

    “Let’s have a national conversation about race…”

    “Let’s have a national conversation about race…”
    “…so we can figure out whom to fire” [Eugene Volokh, on the employment-law dangers of conversation] Related: “Marquette University tells employees: ‘Opposition to same-sex marriage’ could be…
  • Dec 21

    NYC’s expediter

    NYC’s expediter
    Can New York City really support an army of an estimated 8,300 “expediters” who run paperwork around to city offices, wait in line, haggle with officials, and generally navigate the bureaucracy on behalf of those who need permits,…
Rank this Week: 20

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: 21

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 22

    Goodbye to Joe Cocker.

    Goodbye to Joe Cocker.
    He was 70.I loved when he was on "Saturday Night Live" with John Belushi:
  • Dec 22

    It's his mattress too.

    It's his mattress too.
    "He has gotten used to former friends crossing the street to avoid him."He has even gotten used to being denounced as a rapist on fliers and in a rally in the university’s quadrangle. Though his name is not widely known beyond the…
  • Dec 22

    "Jon Stewart’s expiration date: Why liberalism needs to outgrow the snark."

    "Jon Stewart’s expiration date: Why liberalism needs to outgrow the snark."
    Headline of a Salon article that ends: "If liberals want to see more of the kind of direct action that’s characterized the Occupy Wall Street and #blacklivesmatter movements — if they really want to comfort the afflicted and…
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

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
  • Dec 19

    Herbalife’s Fake Business Opportunity

    Herbalife’s Fake Business Opportunity
    In a video released this week, Pershing Square (the hedge fund that exposed the Herbalife fraud) contrasts Herbalife’s public statements about the “business opportunity” with the statements made behind closed doors.…
  • Dec 17

    Finding Hidden Income in a Divorce Using Bank Statement

    Finding Hidden Income in a Divorce Using Bank Statement
    Bank statements can be incredibly useful when searching for hidden income during a divorce financial analysis. Both deposits and expenditures should be evaluated, and the process is explained in this video.
  • Dec 12

    College Rape Crisis Hoax

    College Rape Crisis Hoax
    We’ve all heard about this “college rape crisis” that has been manufactured and plastered all over the internet and media. The story line is that there is an incredibly high instance of rape on college campuses. The [false]…
Rank this Week: 24

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 17

    BLS – Work Experience of the Populations 2013

    BLS – Work Experience of the Populations 2013
    “A total of 157.0 million persons worked at some point during 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported [December 16, 2014]. The proportion of the civilian noninstitutional population age 16 and over who worked at…
  • Dec 17

    Option-Based Credit Spread

    Option-Based Credit Spread
    Culp, Christopher L. and Nozawa, Yoshio and Veronesi, Pietro, Option-Based Credit Spreads (December 15, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2538876 “Theoretically, corporate debt is economically equivalent to…
  • Dec 17

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
    December 17, 2014: “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in October suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions improved further, with solid job gains and a lower…
Rank this Week: 25

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 22

    A California Assault on Free Speech

    A California Assault on Free Speech
    Wall Street Journal op-ed: A California Assault on Free Speech That Would Shock the Founders, by Tim Phillips (Americans for Prosperity) & David Spady (Americans for Prosperity): In the past four years, the Democratic Party and the…
  • Dec 22

    D.C. Circuit Revives Law Prof's Discrimination Claim Over Tenure Denial

    D.C. Circuit Revives Law Prof's Discrimination Claim Over Tenure Denial
    Following up on my previous posts (links below): Blog of the Legal Times, D.C. Circuit Revives Ex-UDC Law Prof’s Discrimination Case: A former professor at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law can proceed…
  • Dec 22

    Experiential Education and Our Divided Campuse

    Experiential Education and Our Divided Campuse
    Margaret Reuter (Indiana) & Joanne M. Ingham (New York Law School), Experiential Education and Our Divided Campuses: The Carnegie education masters, legal employers, and the ABA have appealed for more experiential teaching in law schools.…
Rank this Week: 26

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Dec 22

    Private International Cartels: A Concise Introduction

    Private International Cartels: A Concise Introduction
    John M. Connor, Purdue University; American Antitrust Institute (AAI) offers Private International Cartels: A Concise Introduction. ABSTRACT: This three-page article is a succinct, nontechnical introduction to the topic of the economics…
  • Dec 22

    call for papers for forthcoming Clasf workshop on Friday 24 April 2015 at Lancaster Law School

    call for papers for forthcoming Clasf workshop on Friday 24 April 2015 at Lancaster Law School
    Call for Papers The Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLaSF) Invite contributions to the XXIV CLaSF event (www.clasf.org) Clasf Workshop on “Object and/or effects in Competition Law” Lancaster Law School, Lancaster, Friday 24 April 2015 The…
  • Dec 22

    Exclusionary Conduct of Dominant Firms, R&D Competition, and Innovation

    Exclusionary Conduct of Dominant Firms, R&D Competition, and Innovation
    Jonathan B. Baker, American University - Washington College of Law explores Exclusionary Conduct of Dominant Firms, R&D Competition, and Innovation. ABSTRACT: This paper evaluates the innovation consequences of antitrust enforcement…
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • Dec 22

    Kramer on Steiker & Danaher on "The Ethics of Capital Punishment"

    Kramer on Steiker & Danaher on "The Ethics of Capital Punishment"
    Matthew H. Kramer (Churchill College, Cambridge University) has posted The Purgative Rationale for the Death Penalty: Replies to Steiker and Danaher on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Carol Steiker and John Danaher have recently published…
  • Dec 22

    McLeod on Regulating Sexual Harm

    McLeod on Regulating Sexual Harm
    Allegra M. McLeod (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted Regulating Sexual Harm: Strangers, Intimates, and Social Institutional Reform (California Law Review, Vol. 102, pp. 1553-1621, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The criminal…
  • Dec 22

    Conference Announcement: Taming Power in Times of Globalization at Galway

    Conference Announcement: Taming Power in Times of Globalization at Galway
    Call for Papers Conference-workshop Taming Power in Times of Globalization: What Role for Human Rights? Monday, 30 November 2015, and Tuesday, 01 December 2015. Irish Centre for Human Rights National University of Ireland Galway Galway,…
Rank this Week: 28

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Dec 20

    Latest on the Multi-State Caramel Apple Listeria Outbreak

    Latest on the Multi-State Caramel Apple Listeria Outbreak
    The Ongoing Risk of Listeria: Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune... Continue Reading
  • Dec 20

    Listeria monocytogenes Prompts More Sprouts Recalled

    Listeria monocytogenes Prompts More Sprouts Recalled
    Kkot Saem Sprouts, Inc. of Spanaway, Washington is voluntarily recalling Soybean Sprouts and Mungbean Sprouts sold under brand names Kkot Saem, Winter Blossom Bean Sprouts, and Winter Blossom because the... Continue Reading
  • Dec 19

    Science Says: It was a Wisconsin Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak

    Science Says: It was a Wisconsin Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak
    Thirty-eight outbreak associated cases were detected during this investigation of an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infections among football team affiliated individuals in Durand, Wisconsin. Analysis of data pertaining to foods... Continue…
Rank this Week: 29

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Dec 19

    Scots Wha' Hae!

    Scots Wha' Hae!
    From across the pond, news that a tuxedo cat is striking a blow for feline rights. Jordan, a media-savvy (read his thoughts on life, the Universe and everything here on his Facebook page here) and intellectually curious kitty who lives...
  • Dec 18

    Keep Watching the Skies!

    Keep Watching the Skies!
    Timothy M. Ravich, University of Central Florida, College of Health and Public Affairs, is publishing Commercial Drones and the Phantom Menace in the Journal of International Media and Entertainmental Law. Here is the abstract. Unmanned…
  • Dec 11

    A Non-Fiction List of "Must Reads"

    A Non-Fiction List of "Must Reads"
    From the Guardian, a compilation of non-fiction titles "everyone should read."
Rank this Week: 30

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: 31

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: 32

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
  • Dec 19

    Write for Rights on Alcatraz: From A Prison to A Fortress of Human Right

    Write for Rights on Alcatraz: From A Prison to A Fortress of Human Right
    By: Shaudee Dehghan, Humera Durrani, Lisa Mueller-Dormann, Sarah Rubiaco Upon disembarking from the ferry it immediately became clear to all of us why Ai Weiwei chose the island to showcase his exhibit. The island’s ominous history as a…
  • Dec 17

    Throwing Stones from the Glass House: The View of U.S. Human Rights Violations from Iran

    Throwing Stones from the Glass House: The View of U.S. Human Rights Violations from Iran
    Iranian state-controlled news media have been having an extended field day recently, gleefully reporting on the ever-unfolding news about human rights violations committed by agents of the U.S. government. These include of course the…
  • Dec 17

    Chelsea Manning: ‘Why speaking out is worth the risk’

    Chelsea Manning: ‘Why speaking out is worth the risk’
    From her prison cell in Kansas, Chelsea Manning tells Amnesty International why speaking out against injustice can be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Rank this Week: 33

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Dec 21

    Protecting public creates pools of sex-crime felons in rural, less affluent areas in, around Jacksonville

    Protecting public creates pools of sex-crime felons in rural, less affluent areas in, around Jacksonville
    8-21-2014 Florida: When a 35-year-old mother was stabbed to death and a 10-year-old girl raped in Clay County on Dec. 1, many in the small Middleburg community learned for the first time that the sexual predator suspect was among 143…
  • Dec 17

    Local facility to house homeless sex offender

    Local facility to house homeless sex offender
    12-17-2014 Ohio: MANSFIELD – The Richland County Community Corrections Board approved a change Wednesday to admit some homeless county sex offenders to a local facility. Nothing Into Something Real Estate is a faith-based nonprofit agency…
  • Dec 16

    Parks Board decision on restricting sex offenders pushed back

    Parks Board decision on restricting sex offenders pushed back
    12-15-2014 Indiana: Enforcement remains a concern for several Vigo County Park Board members, as the board on Monday continued its discussion of whether or not people listed on the state’s sex offender registry should be banned from…
Rank this Week: 35

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: 36

California Car Accident Lawsuit…

California Car Accident Lawsuit Center

Features car accident news and discussions on motor vehicle safety issues. By Michael Ehline.

http://caraccidentlawsuits.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Car Accidents: The How and Why, and What to Do

    Car Accidents: The How and Why, and What to Do
    Car accidents happen every day throughout the country and especially on the congested freeways of California. Nationwide, traffic accidents occur at a rate of approximately one every ten seconds, according to the National Highway Traffic…
  • Aug 13

    Documenting Evidence after a Severe Auto Accident

    Documenting Evidence after a Severe Auto Accident
    An accident or injury can be traumatic and can warp your sense of life and well being. After being involved in such an event, you may not be ale to accurately remember exactly what happened exactly where and when. Having written notes can…
  • Jul 31

    Liability For Person Sending Text Messages to Vehicle Operator

    Liability For Person Sending Text Messages to Vehicle Operator
    By car injury attorney, Michael P. Ehline, Esq. - Over the last several days, our offices have been inundated with callers seeking information about  texting and driving. I turned on the news, only to see the pundits espousing in a…
Rank this Week: 37

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/
  • Dec 22

    The Dating Game

    The Dating Game
    Dating is a personal issue – unless it involves the workplace or the classroom. In several law schools where I have worked, there are professors or employees who are happily married to former students, whom they began to date while they…
  • Dec 22

    Modesty About the System's Ability to Find Truth

    Modesty About the System's Ability to Find Truth
    The big criminal justice related cases, at the moment, are the killing in Ferguson and Rolling Stone's UVA gang rape story. It is remarkable that in both cases, a key lesson is that witnesses cannot be trusted. Of course, it has long been…
  • Dec 21

    Law Professor Poetry

    Law Professor Poetry
    Poetry by law professors and lawyers is a pretty rare thing; the doctors had William Carlos Williams, the insurance industry had Wallace Stevens; and James R. Elkins recently edited an anthology of poems about the practice of law, but I am…
Rank this Week: 38

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 22

    Anticipated Government Trick

    Anticipated Government Trick
    This particular story has been making the rounds lately:"New rules being proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will give that agency enormous new powers ... the government will choose and force you to pay for a policy…
  • Dec 19

    Chemin d'Liverpool

    Chemin d'Liverpool
    The Brits have their Liverpool Pathway, and we (now) have the ACA Death Panels, and it appears that the French are well on their way, as well:"Doctors in France will have the right to put terminally-ill patients into a deep sleep until they…
  • Dec 19

    Cavalcade of Risk #224 - Swan Song edition: Call for submission

    Cavalcade of Risk #224 - Swan Song edition: Call for submission
    We'll be hosting next week's Swan Song edition right here at IB. After 8 1/2 years, the Cavalcade of Risk is folding its tent, so don't miss your last opportunity to send in a post.Entries are due by Monday (the 22nd).To submit your …
Rank this Week: 39

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 22

    India Considering Anti-Conversion Law

    India Considering Anti-Conversion Law
    According to a report from AFP on Saturday, in India, Parliament is paralyzed over a proposed law against "forced conversion." The term is used in India to describe not just conversion under threat of violence, but also conversion through…
  • Dec 22

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Jane Mair, Belief in Marriage, (Forthcoming in the International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family).Ines Michalowski, What is at Stake in Military Chaplaincy When Muslims Join the Ranks? An International Comparison, (Robert…
  • Dec 21

    Cert. Petiiton Filed In 6th Circuit ACA Non-Profit Contraceptive Mandate Case

    Cert. Petiiton Filed In 6th Circuit ACA Non-Profit Contraceptive Mandate Case
    On Dec. 12, a petition for certiorari was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in Michigan Catholic Conference v. Burwell. (Docket entry). The full text of the petition is available on Westlaw at  2014 WL 7166539. In the case, the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 40

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 22

    Call for Papers: Law's Violence

    Call for Papers: Law's Violence
    A call for papers has been issued for the section on "Law's Violence" at the 9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations. Here's the call:Law's Violencechairs: Tanja Aalberts (Centre for the Politics of Transnational Law,…
  • Dec 21

    New Issue: Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Comercial Internacional

    New Issue: Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Comercial Internacional
    The latest issue of the Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Comercial Internacional/Latin American Journal of International Trade Law (Vol. 2, no. 2, 2014) is out. Contents include:Rodrigo Corredor Castellanos, Foreign Direct Investment:…
  • Dec 21

    New Issue: International Human Rights Law Review

    New Issue: International Human Rights Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Human Rights Law Review (Vol. 3, no. 2, 2014) is out. Contents include:Gino J. Naldi & Konstantinos D. Magliveras, The ASEAN Human Rights Declaration Robert Quinn & Jesse Levine,…
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • Dec 20

    In Legal Search Exact Recall Can Never Be Known – Part One

    In Legal Search Exact Recall Can Never Be Known – Part One
    By Ralph Losey“Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one.” VOLTAIRE In legal search you can never know exactly what recall level you have attained. You can only know a probable range of recall.…
  • Dec 19

    The Cloud in 2015: Predictions from Greylock and Sequoia

    The Cloud in 2015: Predictions from Greylock and Sequoia
    By Kamal ShahIt’s always fun (and a bit humbling) to look back at predictions for the current year to see which were spot on and which missed the mark. In reexamining our own predictions for 2014 , several came to fruition in full…
  • Dec 18

    Basic Assumptions Gone Wrong: ECM and Document Unitization

    Basic Assumptions Gone Wrong: ECM and Document Unitization
    By John MartinMany times it’s the hidden assumptions, the ones that are never made explicit or never periodically confirmed, that can cause the most damage when they’re wrong. In Information Governance and Enterprise Content…
Rank this Week: 42

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Dec 22

    Judge Skeptical of Sheriff Arpaio’s Obama Immigration Suit

    Judge Skeptical of Sheriff Arpaio’s Obama Immigration Suit
    A federal judge sent signals Monday that a controversial Arizona sheriff’s lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s immigration policies is unlikely to advance in her court.
  • Dec 22

    Justices to Hear Arguments in Big Health Care Case on March 4

    Justices to Hear Arguments in Big Health Care Case on March 4
    The Supreme Court said it will hear oral arguments on March 4 in a challenge to the Obama administration providing tax credits to consumers who buy health insurance through federal exchanges.
  • Dec 22

    N.J. Court Backs Mother in Drug Addiction Case

    N.J. Court Backs Mother in Drug Addiction Case
    New Jersey's highest court on Monday said a lower court was wrong to punish a mother for exposing her unborn baby to a drug used to treat painkiller addiction.
Rank this Week: 43

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 45

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

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

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Nov 25

    Technology and theatre in a library

    Technology and theatre in a library
    When I read Where Humbert Humbert Might Whisper in Your Ear in the New York Times on a flight back to Colombo from the US, I immediately thought of doing something along the same lines in Sri Lanka to explore to what degree, post-war, we…
  • Nov 5

    UAVs and peacebuilding: Some thought

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

    Technology: Progress and Potential

    Technology: Progress and Potential
    An article I wrote for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s Building Peace magazine is now up on the web. In it, I look at both the significant progress around technologies to share vital information before and during a conflict or disaster,…
Rank this Week: 44