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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

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 15

    Real Estate Renovator Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud

    Real Estate Renovator Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud
    Michael Gerard Camphor, 60, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty to charges arising from the fraudulent purchase of four properties in Baltimore, Maryland, using fraudulent loan documentation and straw purchasers, resulting in losses…
  • May 11

    False Financial Statements Underlie Indictment of Developer and Accountant

    False Financial Statements Underlie Indictment of Developer and Accountant
    John D. Harrison, Jr., 53, Greenwood, South Carolina, Henry A. Dorn, 63, Greenwood, South Carolina, Kevin Dempsey, 45, Greenwood, South Carolina, and C. Jody Hazel, 42,Greenwood, South Carolina, pled guilty in…
  • May 10

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen
    Daniel C. Bomar, 36, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, James B. Wright, 55, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and Brett T. Immel, 35, Chicago,  Illinois, were indicted by a federal grand jury on April 14, 2016, and charged with conspiracy to…
Rank this Week: 2

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 23

    Indonesia Readying More Executions of Foreign Drug Offender

    Indonesia Readying More Executions of Foreign Drug Offender
    Boycott Indonesia. A new round of executions of foreign drug offenders is set for this week or next. Of the 15 set for killing, 10 are foreigners: Ten of at least 15 convicts facing the firing squad at the Nusakambangan prison island in…
  • May 23

    Fallujah, Syria, and ISIS

    Fallujah, Syria, and ISIS
    The battle by Iraqi forces to retake Fallujah has begun. The U.S. says it killed the iconic Abu Wahib, ISIS's military commander of the Anbar province about 10 days ago. He's been declared dead before, but not by the Pentagon,…
  • May 23

    "Bitter Bernie" Loses "Halo" Among Progressive

    "Bitter Bernie" Loses "Halo" Among Progressive
    It's about time. Bernie is losing his halo among progressives. A few days ago I wrote a post "Bitter Bernie" and it's still in my editing pile. I don't have time to edit it now, so I'll just post it. I named him "Bitter Bernie"... [[…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

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/
  • May 25

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Tattersall v Tattersall [2016] EWCA Civ 486 (25 May 2016) The Secretary of State for the Home Department v CT (Vietnam) [2016] EWCA Civ 488 (25 May 2016) Comic Enterprises Ltd v Twentieth Century Fox Film…
  • May 25

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    High Court (Administrative Court) Zafar, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWHC 1217 (Admin) (25 May 2016) Abdul-Razzak v General Pharmaceutical Council [2016] EWHC 1204 (Admin) (23 May 2016)…
  • May 25

    New judgment ‘kills’ unbundled legal services – Law Society’s Gazette

    New judgment ‘kills’ unbundled legal services – Law Society’s Gazette
    ‘An appeal court ruling last week appears to have delivered a serious blow to solicitors seeking to offer ‘unbundled’ services without being held liable for matters beyond those in their client retainer.’ Full story…
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/
  • May 25

    MARRIOTT'S ALLEGED RACKETEERING SCHEME

    MARRIOTT'S ALLEGED RACKETEERING SCHEME
    Marriott timeshare sales are racketeering scheme, new lawsuit says Marriott Vacation Club Harbour Lake Resort (Marriott Vacation Club) Paul BrinkmannContact Reporter Orlando…
  • May 24

    LIVES IN A BUBBLE

    LIVES IN A BUBBLE
    @ Fort Lauderdale ....
  • May 24

    TELEVISA (NOT SO) LIVE

    TELEVISA (NOT SO) LIVE
    @ Time Square
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/
Rank this Week: 9

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 25

    Obama presses Vietnam on human rights concern

    Obama presses Vietnam on human rights concern
    [JURIST] US President Barack Obama [official profile] delivered a speech [text] in Vietnam Tuesday pressing the government on human rights concerns in the nation. Stating that he was not intending to single any one nation out, Obama commended…
  • May 25

    Federal judge temporarily blocks Ohio law aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood

    Federal judge temporarily blocks Ohio law aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood
    A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio [official website] on Monday temporarily blocked [order, PDF] an Ohio law [JURIST report] defunding Planned Parenthood. The judge ruled in a lawsuit [text] filed [complaint,…
  • May 24

    Federal appeals court rules Bank of America not liable for fraud

    Federal appeals court rules Bank of America not liable for fraud
    The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] on Monday overturned [opinion, PDF] a 2013 jury verdict that found Bank of America liable for fraud and imposed a penalty of more than $1.2 billion. The Second Circuit…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 25

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    More commentary on Monday’s opinion in Foster v. Chatman, holding by a vote of seven to one that the Supreme Court of Georgia’s decision that the defendant failed to show purposeful race discrimination in the selection of his jury…
  • May 24

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP v. Garrido 15-1336 Issue: (1) Whether the California Court of Appeal erred by holding, in direct conflict with DirectTV v. Imburgia, that the parties’ agreement…
  • May 24

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 26

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 26
    In its Conference of May 26, 2016, the Court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether and under what standard a corporation or other organization may be deemed to have “knowingly” presented a false claim, or used…
Rank this Week: 11

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • May 24

    VideoFakes-R-U

    VideoFakes-R-U
    Researchers develop face-capture technology that can alter pre-recorded videos in real-time on low cost computers. Boing Boing suggests it could be used to make George W Bush or Donald Trump appear intelligent. I can imagine even worse: Fake…
  • May 23

    Drone Debate

    Drone Debate
    In a Wall Street Journal debate today I argue that drones should not be allowed to overfly private property without the inhabitant’s consent due to the privacy risks, the consequent erosion of the 4th Amendment, and other dangers. This…
  • May 16

    Grey Lady No More

    Grey Lady No More
    “In the end, it will be a race between a tough, smart lady and someone who is obviously a yuge, um, Antonin Scalia School of Law.” — Krugman in his NYT blog. Leave aside the question of whether Krugman should ……
Rank this Week: 12

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 13

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

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

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • May 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Uber, Robot Lawyers, and Cannabis Crowdfunding

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Uber, Robot Lawyers, and Cannabis Crowdfunding
    We’ve got a great Tuesday top 10 for you today. I’ve also got a post up on LXBN about Uber’s deal with organized labor for their drivers in NYC. Here’s today’s best in law blogs: Uber Agrees to Form …
  • May 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam
    And we’re back at it! Still seeing a lot of useful posts about what the final DOL overtime rules means for employers, universities, and beyond; be sure to check it out. And now, to today’s top 10: School Restriction …
  • May 22

    Social media eleven times more effective than online advertising

    Social media eleven times more effective than online advertising
    CNBC’s Uptin Saiidi (@uptin) reports that social media influence marketing is eleven times more effective than online advertising pursuant to a new study by TapInfluence. As a result, marketers are moving advertising dollars from…
Rank this Week: 14

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 25

    "In High-Profile Case, Texas Defends Its Voter ID Law"

    "In High-Profile Case, Texas Defends Its Voter ID Law"
    "In High-Profile Case, Texas Defends Its Voter ID Law": Jim Malewitz of The Texas Tribune has this report. And The Associated Press reports that "US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law."
  • May 25

    "After Supreme Court victory, Stephen Bright won't rest his defense of the poor and the powerless"

    "After Supreme Court victory, Stephen Bright won't rest his defense of the poor and the powerless"
    "After Supreme Court victory, Stephen Bright won't rest his defense of the poor and the powerless; Over 34 years with the Southern Center for Human Rights, the Atlanta-based legal nonprofit's longtime leader has argued three cases before the…
  • May 25

    "7th Cir. Sides With Cops in 'Parking While Black' Spat"

    "7th Cir. Sides With Cops in 'Parking While Black' Spat"
    "7th Cir. Sides With Cops in 'Parking While Black' Spat": Lance J. Rogers of Bloomberg BNA has this report on a ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued last week.
Rank this Week: 15

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: 16

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: 17

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of Y.G.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of Y.G.
    CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0646, 2016 MT 124N, IN THE MATTER OF: Y.G., A Youth in Need of Care.
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Welty

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Welty
    CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0451, 2016 MT 123N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIAN WELTY, Defendant and Appellant.
  • May 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Davenport v. Davidson

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Davenport v. Davidson
    CIVIL – FRAUD DA 15-0553, 2016 MT 122N, KRISTINE DAVENPORT, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. STEPHEN J. DAVIDSON, Defendant, Appellee and Cross-Appellant.
Rank this Week: 18

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: 19

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 24

    Troubled Water: A Map of Tomorrow’s Thirsty Future

    Troubled Water: A Map of Tomorrow’s Thirsty Future
    Via Pacific Standard: Troubled Water: A Map of Tomorrow’s Thirsty Future A survey of regional water crises: community stress and political standoffs “North America – The Ogallala aquifer provides nearly one-third of the…
  • May 24

    Open-access index delists thousands of journal

    Open-access index delists thousands of journal
    Baker, M. (2016). Open-access index delists thousands of journals Nature DOI: 10.1038/nature. Van Noorden, R. (2014). Open-access website gets tough Nature, 512 (7512), 17-17 DOI: 10.1038/512017a Morrison, Heather, 2014-03, “Dramatic…
  • May 24

    Fo First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to 34-Year-Old

    Fo First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to 34-Year-Old
    “Broad demographic shifts in marital status, educational attainment and employment have transformed the way young adults in the U.S. are living, and a new Pew Research Center analysis of census data highlights the implications of these…
Rank this Week: 20

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: 21

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • May 25

    Balkin on Republicanism & an Anti-Oligarchy Constitution

    Balkin on Republicanism & an Anti-Oligarchy Constitution
    Jack M. Balkin (Yale University - Law School) has posted Republicanism and the Constitution of Opportunity (Joseph Fishkin & William E. Forbath, The Anti-Oligarchy Constitution, Forthcoming, Texas Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 7, 2016) on…
  • May 25

    Program Announcement: Masters in Democratic Governance at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization

    Program Announcement: Masters in Democratic Governance at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization
    The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) and its partner univeristies Birzeit University (Palestine), Saint Joseph University (Lebanon), International University of Rabat (Morocco) and Ca’ Foscari…
  • May 25

    Abdelaal on the Entrenchment Clause in the Constitution of Egypt

    Abdelaal on the Entrenchment Clause in the Constitution of Egypt
    Mohamed Abdelaal (Alexandria University - Faculty of Law) has posted Entrenchment Illusion: The Curious Case of Egypt's Constitutional Entrenchment Clause (Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2016) on…
Rank this Week: 22

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 23

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • May 23

    Elderly Woman Killed in La Habra Car Accident

    Elderly Woman Killed in La Habra Car Accident
    Ching Fong Liu, 82, was killed in a car accident in La Habra the night of May 19, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Harbor Boulevard and Arbolita Drive. Officers…
  • May 17

    Driver Killed in Orange DUI Crash

    Driver Killed in Orange DUI Crash
    One person was killed in a fiery car crash in Orange, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal car accident occurred the night of May 12, 2016 at the…
  • May 5

    Garden Grove Marine Killed in Rollover Crash

    Garden Grove Marine Killed in Rollover Crash
    Robert Telles Jr., 25, a U.S. Marine was killed in a rollover crash in Orange the morning of May 4, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal rollover crash occurred on the northbound 57 Freeway near the…
Rank this Week: 24

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Fighting Collusion by Permitting Price Discrimination

    Fighting Collusion by Permitting Price Discrimination
    Magdalena Helfrich, University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Fabian Herweg, University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics are Fighting Collusion by Permitting Price Discrimination. ABSTRACT:We…
  • May 25

    The Digital Economy: Economics, Antitrust and Regulation Tuesday 7th June 2016, from 9:30am - 2pm

    The Digital Economy: Economics, Antitrust and Regulation Tuesday 7th June 2016, from 9:30am - 2pm
    UCL Jevons Institute & UCL Centre for Law, Economics & Society CPD course The Digital Economy: Economics, Antitrust and Regulation Tuesday 7th June 2016, from 9:30am - 2pm at University College London taught by: Professor David Evans…
  • May 25

    FINE SCHEDULE WITH HETEROGENOUS CARTELS: ARE THE WRONG CARTELS DETERRED?

    FINE SCHEDULE WITH HETEROGENOUS CARTELS: ARE THE WRONG CARTELS DETERRED?
    Sissel Jensen, Norwegian School of Economics and Lars Sorgard, Norwegian School of Economics ask FINE SCHEDULE WITH HETEROGENOUS CARTELS: ARE THE WRONG CARTELS DETERRED? ABSTRACT: This article analyzes the minimum fines necessary to prevent…
Rank this Week: 25

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 25

    CRST Van Expedited v. EEOC

    CRST Van Expedited v. EEOC
    Another unanimous loss for Obama, another trip to the dunking booth for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: my new Cato post on last week’s Supreme Court decision on the proper standard for awarding attorneys’ fees to…
  • May 24

    Champerty and maintenance explainer (Gawker/Hogan/Thiel edition)

    Champerty and maintenance explainer (Gawker/Hogan/Thiel edition)
    [Wrestler Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media over its publication of a sex tape resulted in a Florida jury’s award of $140 million against the widely loathed journalistic entity. There had been rumors that someone staked…
  • May 24

    International free speech roundup

    International free speech roundup
    Tonight in New York City, Cato presents its Milton Friedman Award to Danish journalist Flemming Rose, a key figure in the [still-ongoing] Mohammed cartoons episode, and author of The Tyranny of Silence [David Boaz, Cato] Troubles in Turkey:…
Rank this Week: 26

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 27

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Students Re-Insert Prayer At Graduation Ceremony

    Students Re-Insert Prayer At Graduation Ceremony
    Christian Post reported yesterday that graduating high school students in East Liverpool, Ohio took matters into their own hands after the school board ended the 70-year old tradition of the choir singing the Lord's Prayer at commencement…
  • May 25

    College Tennis Player Sues For Religious Discrimination

    College Tennis Player Sues For Religious Discrimination
    The Washington Times reports on a religious discrimination lawsuit filed last week in Idaho federal district court by a former player on the Idaho State University tennis team.  The suit also alleges negligence, infliction of emotional…
  • May 25

    Dispute Over Selection of New Pastor Dismissed Under Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine

    Dispute Over Selection of New Pastor Dismissed Under Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine
    In Mouton v. Christian Faith Missionary Baptist Church, (TX App., May 24, 2016), a Texas state appeals court dismissed on ecclesiastical abstention grounds a dispute between two groups in a church over who should be its new pastor.  The…
Rank this Week: 28

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 24

    Who Controls the Disposition of a Decedent's Remains?

    Who Controls the Disposition of a Decedent's Remains?
    Kyril Faenov did not make his desires known with respect to the disposition of his remains after death. His widow arranged to bury him at a cemetery in Seattle. However, his mother wanted to exhume his remains and place them...
  • May 24

    The Humorous Steps on How To Prepare a Will

    The Humorous Steps on How To Prepare a Will
    When we think about preparing a will, we think about a somber, reflective experience. One where you identify your assets, name beneficiaries, and assign fiduciary duties. But does it all have to be so serious? We can certainly find some...
  • May 24

    Article on Estate Tax and Combating Wealth Inequality

    Article on Estate Tax and Combating Wealth Inequality
    Goldburn P. Maynard Jr. recently published an article entitled, Perpetuating Inequality by Taxing Wealth, 84 Fordham L. Rev. 2429 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Proposals to “fix” the estate tax by making it both…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 30

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
Rank this Week: 31

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • May 18

    Ten Injured in Car Crash Outside San Diego Elementary School

    Ten Injured in Car Crash Outside San Diego Elementary School
    Ten people, including nine children and an adult, were injured after a 70-year-old woman drove onto a sidewalk and slammed into a large group of children waiting to be picked up after school. According to an NBC San Diego news report, the…
  • May 10

    Orange DUI Crash Critically Injures Skateboarder

    Orange DUI Crash Critically Injures Skateboarder
    A 15-year-old skateboarder was critically injured in an Orange car accident, which officials say, was caused by a suspected DUI driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the teenager was crossing North Wanda Road just…
  • Apr 19

    North Hills Minivan Rollover Crash Proves Deadly

    North Hills Minivan Rollover Crash Proves Deadly
    One man was killed and eight others were injured in a North Hills rollover crash triggered by a 20-year-old woman who ran a red light and crashed into a minivan at a street intersection the morning of April 17, 2016. According to a Fox 11…
Rank this Week: 32

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • May 24

    EUPILLAR conference on Cross-Border Litigation Conference, London, 16-17 June

    EUPILLAR conference on Cross-Border Litigation Conference, London, 16-17 June
    The “Cross-Border Litigation in Europe” conference is organised by the Centre for Business Law and Practice, University of Leeds, and the Centre for Private International Law, the University of Aberdeen. The conference is…
  • May 24

    Avotinš v. Latvia: Presumption of Equivalent Protection not Rebutted

    Avotinš v. Latvia: Presumption of Equivalent Protection not Rebutted
    The much awaited decision Avotinš v. Latvia of the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR was finally delivered yesterday. The decision can be found here. A video of the delivery is also available. The European Court of Human Rights held by a…
  • May 20

    Full Movement beyond Control and the Law – Research Project – 2016 – 2021

    Full Movement beyond Control and the Law – Research Project – 2016 – 2021
    Prof. Jean-Sylvestre Bergé, of Lyon, is the leading researcher of the long-term, multidisciplinary and comparative (and certainly challenging!) project giving title to this post. A summary of the project, which…
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 25

    Peter Thiel Was Hulk Hogan’s Pay Pal

    Peter Thiel Was Hulk Hogan’s Pay Pal
    How often do you get to think about champerty and maintenance these days?  The words ring vaguely from the first year of law school, but they play little role in modern litigation, as they are archaic notions, that some outsider would…
  • May 25

    Passionate Is Never An Excuse to Be Ineffective

    Passionate Is Never An Excuse to Be Ineffective
    It’s reminiscent of a particularly moronic discussion of lawyers acting like “jerks.” Some were simplistic enough to arrive at an easy answer: jerks are bad, so don’t be one. Others recognized that being a jerk can be…
  • May 24

    Why Does Heroin Make People Stupider?

    Why Does Heroin Make People Stupider?
    Heroin is a bad drug, a terrible drug. Highly addictive and highly susceptible to overdose, it is not a drug to try for kicks, as it never ends well.  But that’s hardly new, as it was the popular drug of choice before crack became…
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Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • May 24

    Another Raw Milk Recall

    Another Raw Milk Recall
    If this was any other producer of food, this manufacturer would be put out of business or in jail. Raw milk and cream produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno... Continue Reading
  • May 22

    DeCosters and Jail: three months seem just about right

    DeCosters and Jail: three months seem just about right
    Jack DeCoster and Peter DeCoster were sentenced April 13, 2015 by U.S. District Court Judge Mark Bennett to three months in prison for introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce.  In... Continue Reading
  • May 21

    Needle Tenderized Steaks Now Come With Warning

    Needle Tenderized Steaks Now Come With Warning
    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS), starting May 17th meat processors are required to disclose on labels whether meat has been through the commonly... Continue Reading
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IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Nova obtains a "win" on supplemental damages in the Dow case

    Nova obtains a "win" on supplemental damages in the Dow case
    The US Supreme Court declined to hear the Dow case, which left intact the decision of the Federal Circuit onsupplemental damages. Reuters reported:At issue were $28 million in supplemental damages plus interest that a federal judge awarded to…
  • May 22

    UChicago chem grad student expelled for ghost writing

    UChicago chem grad student expelled for ghost writing
    The University of Chicago Maroon discusses a report mentioning an ethical issue with a chemistry grad student who was ghost writing:The report only included one expulsion, which was given to a Chemistry doctoral student who was found to have…
  • May 22

    CBS Sunday Morning does design issue on May 22, 2016

    CBS Sunday Morning does design issue on May 22, 2016
    Charles Osgood did the design issue of CBS Sunday Morning on May 22, 2016 from Newport, Rhode Island.Martha Teichner did the cover story: Dressing down: The rise of athleisure. Lee Cowan did urban architecture.In the "small wonders" section…
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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/
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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/
  • Feb 14

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law
    2-14-16 California: SACRAMENTO – Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today she is authoring legislation that will stop the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) from allowing convicted sex offenders…
  • Feb 12

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction
    2-12-16 New Hampshire: HB 1153 would prohibit towns or municipalities in New Hampshire from passing ordinances that restrict where registered sex offenders can reside. The bill is being considered by the House Criminal Justice and Public…
  • Feb 12

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?
    2-12-16 California: They’ve got to go somewhere. Nobody wants Sharper Future, the California-based rehab center for sex offenders, on their block. This week, clinic owners abandoned a bid to move into the vacant space at 100 Church St.…
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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…
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International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
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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…
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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: 42

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 44

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 25

    2d Annual Mid-Career Tax Professors Workshop Concludes At UC-Davi

    2d Annual Mid-Career Tax Professors Workshop Concludes At UC-Davi
    Panel #5: Issues in Enforcement and Inter-Governmental Relations David Gamage (UC-Berkeley), Tax Cannibalization and Fiscal Federalism in the United States, 110 Nw. U. L. Rev. ___ (2016) Commentator: Adam Rosenzweig (Washington University)…
  • May 25

    House Holds Hearing Today On Perspectives On The Need For Tax Reform

    House Holds Hearing Today On Perspectives On The Need For Tax Reform
    The House Ways & Means Committee holds a hearing today on Perspectives on the Need for Tax Reform: This hearing will focus on perspectives and considerations that drive the need for tax reform, in particular economic growth, business…
  • May 25

    Former Tax Lawyer Jo Ann Rooney Named President Of Loyola Chicago

    Former Tax Lawyer Jo Ann Rooney Named President Of Loyola Chicago
    Jo Ann Rooney (J.D. 1987, Suffolk; LL.M. (Tax) 1991, Boston University), has been named the first lay President of Loyola University Chicago. She worked as a tax lawyer for several years in the 1990s in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, before…
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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…
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