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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/
  • Aug 19

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. Has anyone seen a Trump statue in person? G-rated comments only please, or use asterisks for anatomical parts. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content,…
  • Aug 19

    6 Bodies Found in Jalisco, None Believed to Be El Chapo's Son

    6 Bodies Found in Jalisco, None Believed to Be El Chapo's Son
    6 bodies were found today in several locations in towns around Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco. In the El Mirador, in Tonala, police authorities placed the bodies of three men between 25 and 30 years. The first two victims were found…
  • Aug 17

    Hillary: There is No "New" Donald Trump

    Hillary: There is No "New" Donald Trump
    Hillary today on the changes in Donald Trump's campaign staff: He can hire and fire whoever he wants from his campaign. They can make him read new words from a teleprompter. But he is still the same man who insults gold star families,…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment
    Robert Pena, 67, the president and founder of the now-defunct mortgage company, Mortgage Security, Inc. (MSI), a Falmouth, Massachusetts mortgage company was indicted on conspiracy and wire fraud charges in connection with and alleged…
  • Aug 15

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release
    David Tyrone Johnson, 48, Washington, D.C. was indicted on charges that he conspired to commit bank fraud and other crimes arising from a real estate scheme involving a forged mortgage satisfaction document. Johnson was named in a…
  • Aug 15

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea
    Bryan D’Antonio, 50, Brea, California, pled guilty one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud related to his role as the owner and operator of a multi-million dollar fraudulent mortgage modification scheme that posed as…
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

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: 5

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/
  • Aug 19

    County court: restricting sunlight to a tenant’s flat could be breach of leasehold covenant – OUT-LAW.com

    County court: restricting sunlight to a tenant’s flat could be breach of leasehold covenant – OUT-LAW.com
    ‘Development work that restricts natural sunlight to property can in principle be a breach of a ‘quiet enjoyment’ covenant in a lease, even where no formal right to light exists, according to the county court.’ Full…
  • Aug 19

    Council agrees to re-house disabled woman after Ombudsman investigation – Local Government Lawyer

    Council agrees to re-house disabled woman after Ombudsman investigation – Local Government Lawyer
    ‘A London borough has agreed to re-house a disabled woman and her family after errors were made in processing her housing application.’ Full story Local Government Lawyer, 18th August 2016 Source: www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk
  • Aug 19

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    High Court (Administrative Court) Nanthakumar, Re review of tariff [2016] EWHC 2007 (Ch) (18 August 2016) Herbert, Re review of tariff [2016] EWHC 2008 (Admin) (18 August 2016) High Court (Chancery Division) Walsh & Anor v Hall & Anor…
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/
  • Aug 19

    Hampton Creek, Maker of Just Mayo, Is Said to Be Under Investigation

    Hampton Creek, Maker of Just Mayo, Is Said to Be Under Investigation
    The report of an S.E.C. inquiry follows a Bloomberg article describing an effort by Hampton Creek to buy large quantities of its egg-free mayonnaise.
  • Aug 19

    Lyft Is Said to Seek a Buyer, Without Succe

    Lyft Is Said to Seek a Buyer, Without Succe
    The talks underline how difficult it has become to operate in the ride-hailing market, where people can book rides from drivers through a smartphone app.
  • Aug 19

    Morgan Stanley Neglected Warnings on Broker

    Morgan Stanley Neglected Warnings on Broker
    Although it had been alerted to problems, the company allowed a troubled financial adviser to manage tens of millions of dollars of clients’ money.
Rank this Week: 7

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: 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/
  • Aug 19

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.19.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.19.16
    * Is it time for Mike Pence to act on pardoning a wrongfully convicted man? [Huffington Post] * Let the postmortems begin: Who killed Gawker? [New York Magazine] * Lewis & Clark Law School fails Communications 101. [Law and More] *…
  • Aug 19

    Yes, This Is What We Call Irony

    Yes, This Is What We Call Irony
    Do you know this quirk of history?
  • Aug 19

    Stats Of The Week: Meh Midyear Report For Biglaw

    Stats Of The Week: Meh Midyear Report For Biglaw
    The business of Biglaw is tepid at midyear.
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Petitions of the day

    Petitions of the day
    The petitions of the day are: Government of Belize v. Newco Limited 16-135 Issue: (1) Whether, under the doctrine of forum non conveniens, as applied to a confirmation action to enforce a foreign arbitration award, a…
  • Aug 19

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Briefly: At the Fed Soc Blog, Brian Miller argues that, although Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (the challenge to fees paid by public employees who are represented by a union to which they do not belong, on which the Court…
  • Aug 18

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: United States, ex rel. Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. v. U.S. Bank, N.A. 16-130 Issue: Whether, under the public disclosure bar of the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. § 3730(e)(4)(A), which…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Aug 22

    Yike

    Yike
    New Clinton ad doesn’t mince (Trump’s) words:
  • Aug 22

    Miami-Dade County Court Election Guide – Aug 30, 2016

    Miami-Dade County Court Election Guide – Aug 30, 2016
    Downballot recommendations may be the most important thing I do on this blog these days. This post is about the four County Court races. Please see my previous post, 11th Circuit Court Judicial Election Guide – Aug 30, 2016 Ballot,…
  • Aug 22

    11th Circuit Court Judicial Election Guide – Aug 30, 2016 Ballot

    11th Circuit Court Judicial Election Guide – Aug 30, 2016 Ballot
    There’s a big election coming up on Aug. 30th involving primaries, judicial elections, and some other important matters. Everyone focuses on the big ticket races – the Florida Senate primaries, key Congressional elections and the…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
Rank this Week: 12

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: 13

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

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

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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 20

    Civil rights group releases scorecard on police body camera policie

    Civil rights group releases scorecard on police body camera policie
    The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and data analysis company Upturn [official websites] released the Body Worn Cameras Scorecard [statistical report] on Saturday, a report which concluded that the policies concerning civil…
  • Aug 20

    New Jersey enacts law increasing benefits for children of fallen state trooper

    New Jersey enacts law increasing benefits for children of fallen state trooper
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie [official website] signed the Sweeney Bill (SB 2061) [text, PDF] into law on Thursday, increasing the accidental death benefits for surviving children of fallen state troopers to 70% of final compensation.…
  • Aug 20

    UN SC expresses regret over delayed Somalia election

    UN SC expresses regret over delayed Somalia election
    The UN Security Council [official website] expressed [press release] regret on Friday regarding postponed elections in Somalia. The council called on [AP report] all parties to implement the 2016 electoral calendar without delay. The…
Rank this Week: 15

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
  • Aug 18

    OPINION AND ORDER: AFL-CIO v. McCulloch

    OPINION AND ORDER: AFL-CIO v. McCulloch
    WRIT – OTHER OP 16-0453, 2016 MT 200, MONTANA AFL-CIO, MONTANA TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION, MEA-MFT, INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL 233 (“IBEW Local 233”), DUANE ANKNEY, JIM KEANE, and JEFFREY WELBORN,…
  • Aug 17

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Hasting

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Hasting
    CRIMINAL – THEFT DA 15-0258, 2016 MT 199N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAN EUGENE HASTINGS, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 17

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of B.J.T.H. and B.H.T.H.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of B.J.T.H. and B.H.T.H.
    CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0513, 2016 MT 198N, IN THE MATTER OF: B.J.T.H. and B.H.T.H., Youths in Need of Care.
Rank this Week: 16

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 20

    “Family of NYC autistic teen found dead to get $2.7M”

    “Family of NYC autistic teen found dead to get $2.7M”
    14-year-old Avonte Oquendo left his school in Queens without permission and was later found dead. “A law passed after his death required schools to install audible door alarms.” [Associated Press] Tags: disability & schools,…
  • Aug 20

    Mikal Watts acquitted in Gulf spill claims fraud case

    Mikal Watts acquitted in Gulf spill claims fraud case
    “San Antonio plaintiffs’ attorney Mikal Watts was acquitted Thursday by a Mississippi federal jury of multiple fraud counts after federal prosecutors charged that he submitted the names of phony clients seeking to recover from the…
  • Aug 19

    After adverse verdict, Gawker will cease publication

    After adverse verdict, Gawker will cease publication
    What Ken says at Popehat: …for most of us the scary part of the story is that our legal system is generally receptive to people abusing it to suppress speech. Money helps do that, but it’s not necessary to do it. A hand-to-mouth…
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 20

    Discover the open data policies -The Open Data, for non-lawyer

    Discover the open data policies -The Open Data, for non-lawyer
    Via the Sunlight Foundation and OpenGov Foundation: “Open Data Policies Decoded provides the open data policies on one friendly website. Inline definitions, cross-references, bulk downloads, a modern API, and all of the niceties of…
  • Aug 20

    The link between health spending and life expectancy: The US is an outlier

    The link between health spending and life expectancy: The US is an outlier
    Via Our World in Data by Max Roser – “[This graph and much more can be found in the Our World In Data-entry on how healthcare is financed.] The graph shows the relationship between what a country spends on health per person and…
  • Aug 20

    World Bank – Global Economic Prospects Divergences and Risk

    World Bank – Global Economic Prospects Divergences and Risk
    “The World Bank is revising its 2016 global growth forecast down to 2.4 percent from the 2.9 percent pace projected in January. The move is due to sluggish growth in advanced economies, stubbornly low commodity prices, weak global…
Rank this Week: 18

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: 19

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 20

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: 21

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
  • Aug 16

    Executive Prison Sentences and Fraud Deterrence

    Executive Prison Sentences and Fraud Deterrence
    One of the key parts of Sarbanes-Oxley, the legislation created to address the problem of massive financial statement fraud at public companies like Enron and WorldCom, was the increased prison sentences for executives participating in fraud.…
  • Aug 11

    Preventing Fraud in a Law Practice: Active Partner Involvement

    Preventing Fraud in a Law Practice: Active Partner Involvement
    There are two inexpensive and simple steps that can be taken to provide more oversight for the disbursement function at a law office. First, a partner needs to be actively involved in the process of issuing checks and payments. It’s not…
  • Aug 9

    Divorce Financial Investigations: Evaluating Claims of Declining Busine

    Divorce Financial Investigations: Evaluating Claims of Declining Busine
    Tracy Coenen discusses the early stages of a financial investigation related to a divorce. When couples are divorcing, it is not unusual for a business to appear to decline. Tracy talks about the types of things she looks at to determine…
Rank this Week: 22

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    “Blue Barf,” “Green Goop,” “Purple Puke,” “Red Rubbish,” “Yellow Yuck”

    “Blue Barf,” “Green Goop,” “Purple Puke,” “Red Rubbish,” “Yellow Yuck”
    Not surprisingly BPI, the maker of Lean Finely Textured Beef (LFTB), a.k.a.”Pink Slime,” per the New York Times 2009, dismissed my clients, two former USDA scientists from a lawsuit that... Continue Reading
  • Aug 21

    Sea Port Products Recalls Hepatitis A Tainted Scallops After 206 Sick

    Sea Port Products Recalls Hepatitis A Tainted Scallops After 206 Sick
    Sea Port Products Corp is voluntarily recalling a batch of its scallops after at least 206 people became sick with hepatitis A, prompting an investigation by the US Food and... Continue Reading
  • Aug 20

    Scallops Positive for Hepatitis A as Ill Jumps to 206

    Scallops Positive for Hepatitis A as Ill Jumps to 206
    The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is continuing to investigate a cluster of hepatitis A infections in the state. On August 15, 2016, HDOH identified raw scallops served at Genki... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 23

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
Rank this Week: 24

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
Rank this Week: 25

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 5

    Making pro bono work mandatory for new lawyer

    Making pro bono work mandatory for new lawyer
    Charles Weisselberg quoted by Voice of San Diego, Sacramento Report, August 5, 2016 “I know that not every lawyer provides pro bono assistance over the course of his or her career,” said Charles Weisselberg, a professor and former…
  • Aug 4

    Loyola Law School report concludes Prop. 66 will invite litigation

    Loyola Law School report concludes Prop. 66 will invite litigation
    Jennifer Moreno quoted in Daily Journal (registration required), August 4, 2016 “Exemption from the APA would eliminate important public involvement in the most serious punishment a state can impose,” Moreno said. “As…
  • Aug 3

    Microsoft, Ireland and a level playing field for U.S. Cloud companie

    Microsoft, Ireland and a level playing field for U.S. Cloud companie
    Paul Schwartz writes for Bloomberg BNA, August 3, 2016 The law now faces the task of clarifying questions about the international reach of a variety of a legal authorities and processes. In so doing, it should maintain a level playing field…
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

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 29

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 30

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: 28

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 19

    Who Argues For The Defense?

    Who Argues For The Defense?
    At Fault Lines, Noel Erinjeri writes about a problem that has long plagued the criminal defense bar, to the extent such a beast exists.  Who argues for us? As it turns out, Supreme Court advocacy for criminal defendants is subject to a…
  • Aug 19

    Gawker Gone, A Eulogy

    Gawker Gone, A Eulogy
    Nick Denton sent a memo to the writers to pack up their belongings, as Gawker is gone. It was sold at bankruptcy auction to Univision for $135 million because a local judge, Pamela Campbell, vacated the stay of execution of judgment pending…
  • Aug 18

    Does Ambivalence Make It Murder?

    Does Ambivalence Make It Murder?
    The trend is clear. Prosecutors are charging people who “deal” drugs with murder when the end user dies from an overdose. It may be the drug dealer on the street corner, or the user who shared drugs with another. In the scheme of…
Rank this Week: 31

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 32

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

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/
  • Aug 20

    Recent postings on Employment Law Note

    Recent postings on Employment Law Note
    Recent postings on Employment Law NotesSource: WK WorkDayClick on text highlighted in colorto access full text of the postingClaims of ‘boys’ club’ atmosphere with sexist comments, strippers, and porn survive dismissal By…
  • Aug 19

    Forfeiture of employee retirement contributions made to a New York State public retirement system

    Forfeiture of employee retirement contributions made to a New York State public retirement system
    Forfeiture of employee's retirement contributions made to a New York State public retirement system United States v. Stevenson, USCA, 2ndCircuit, Docket 14-1862Article V, §7 of the New York State Constitution, sometimes referred to as…
  • Aug 18

    Employment Law News posting

    Employment Law News posting
    Employment Law News postings Source: WK WorkDay [Internet links highlighted in color] Summaries of court decisions concerning: Religion at the workplace: Sabbath observance; dreadlocks; other…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 35

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 36

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 37

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 19

    Trouble? Remembering the Belfast Agreement in the Brexit Aftermath

    Trouble? Remembering the Belfast Agreement in the Brexit Aftermath
    Although Brexit resurfaced in the weekend’s newspapers with the revelation that Britain’s exit from the EU could be delayed until 2019, the referendum has largely taken a backseat to other news. Even at the height of the…
  • Aug 17

    Symposium to Celebrate the work of Professor Dianne Otto

    Symposium to Celebrate the work of Professor Dianne Otto
    The SOAS Centre for Gender Studies is thrilled to be hosting a symposium to celebrate the contribution of Professor Dianne Otto – Francine V McNiff Chair in Human Rights Law, Director of the Institute for International Law and the…
  • Aug 17

    Job Announcement: Global Advocacy Adviser (Geneva)

    Job Announcement: Global Advocacy Adviser (Geneva)
    The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) is the premier global legal organization dedicated to advancing women’s reproductive health, self-determination, and dignity.  Its mission is straightforward and ambitious: to advance…
Rank this Week: 39

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 15

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney
    Chapter 7 is the chapter under the Bankruptcy Code that most consumers file. It is seen as simple, fast, and, by some, “just filling out a few forms.” It isn’t. The picture to the left shows what can happen if you…
  • Jul 7

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”
    Have you wondered what is meant by the term “mortgage arrearage?” As Bankruptcy Law Network member Jonathan Ginsberg explains, a mortgage arrearage simply refers to any missed mortgage payments. If, for example, you did not pay…
  • Jun 15

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
Rank this Week: 38

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

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

    Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal

    Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal
    A 43-year-old woman was fatally injured in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred just after midnight on…
  • Aug 17

    Azusa Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Azusa Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident
    Enrique Alvarado-Cervantes, 26, died in a motorcycle accident in Azusa after a pickup truck rear-ended him on the 210 Freeway just west of Vernon Avenue. According to a news report in The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Alvarado-Cervantes was…
  • Aug 15

    Driver Sought in Arcadia Hit-and-Run Crash

    Driver Sought in Arcadia Hit-and-Run Crash
    Police in Arcadia are looking for the driver of a Mercedes-Benz, who they say, struck and critically injured 72-year-old Roop Garg. According to a news report in The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the incident took place the morning of August…
Rank this Week: 40

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 20

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight
    We gave a few bucks to a favorite nonprofit a while back; I filed the receipt with every intention to forget about it until tax time. But a couple of days ago, among the usual welter of unsolicited catalogs, the mail brought an envelope with…
  • Aug 20

    Mad Men and the Donut Hole

    Mad Men and the Donut Hole
    Clive James, in his continuing self-proclaimed farewell tour to life and art, says farewell to Mad Men. And as it happened, so, just this week, did we. I'll let Clive speak for himself (some kind of confusing paywall but persist) For me: yeh,…
  • Aug 19

    The Real Hillary Scandal

    The Real Hillary Scandal
    From FB, on which see infra.You want accountability? Okay, I'll give you accountability. It's been twenty years--/twenty years/, give or take, that the dragon lady, aka next President of the United States, has been under the telescope,…
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • Aug 16

    DUI Suspected Fatal Seal Beach Car Accident

    DUI Suspected Fatal Seal Beach Car Accident
    A 7-year-old girl was killed and her 13-year-old sister was in critical condition after an SUV slammed into a Tesla in the carpool lane on the 405 Freeway in Seal Beach the morning of August 15, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange…
  • Jul 25

    Driver Charged with DUI in Los Angeles County Crash that Left 10 Injured

    Driver Charged with DUI in Los Angeles County Crash that Left 10 Injured
    Prosecutors filed criminal charges against an alleged drunk driver who caused a three-vehicle crash injuring 10 people including a toddler. According to a report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, 26-year-old Robert Anthony Lopez was charged…
  • Jul 5

    Horrific San Diego Hit-and-Run Crash Involves Suspected DUI Driver

    Horrific San Diego Hit-and-Run Crash Involves Suspected DUI Driver
    A man was killed in a horrific hit-and-run crash in Oceanside, which involved a driver who police say was under the influence. According to a news report on NBC San Diego, the crash occurred in the early morning on June 27, 2016 in the…
Rank this Week: 43

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

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: 44

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 19

    An Exploration of a Strategic Competition Model for the European Union Natural Gas Market

    An Exploration of a Strategic Competition Model for the European Union Natural Gas Market
    Zaifu Yang ; Rong Zhang ; and Zongyi Zhang provide An Exploration of a Strategic Competition Model for the European Union Natural Gas Market. ABSTRACT: Following Jansen et al. (2012), we examine an unconventional Cournot model of the European…
  • Aug 19

    Upward Pricing Pressure as a Predictor of Merger Price Effect

    Upward Pricing Pressure as a Predictor of Merger Price Effect
    Nathan Miller (Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business) ; Marc Remer (Swarthmore College, Department of Economics) ; Conor Ryan (University of Minnesota, Department of Economics) ; and Gloria Sheu (Economic Analysis Group, U.S.…
  • Aug 19

    Sales and collusion in a market with storage

    Sales and collusion in a market with storage
    Francesco Nava and Pasquale Schiraldi examine Sales and collusion in a market with storage. ABSTRACT: Sales are a widespread and well-known phenomenon documented in several product markets. This paper presents a novel rationale for sales that…
Rank this Week: 45