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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/
  • May 21

    "El Chino Antrax" Pleads Guilty in San Diego

    "El Chino Antrax" Pleads Guilty in San Diego
    Jose Rodrigo Arechiga-Gamboa, aka "El Chino Antrax", the young, flashy alleged "sicario" for Sinaloa (Zambada faction) and logistics coordinator (El Chapo Guzman), pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in San Diego to conspiracy to import…
  • May 20

    Rand Paul Ends 10 Hour "Filibuster"

    Rand Paul Ends 10 Hour "Filibuster"
    Rand Paul has ended his 10 hour "filibuster" over the renewal of the Patriot Act. Among his main points: "We're using the Patriot Act to put [drug offenders] in prison." "The presumption of innocence is an incredibly important doctrine…
  • May 20

    Letterman Signs Off

    Letterman Signs Off
    Sometimes you don't know what you got till it's gone. That's how I feel about David Letterman. I didn't watch him often, but when I did, I enjoyed him and his show, and I'm sorry he's leaving. His quirkiness and... [[ This is a content…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 21

    Contractor and Bookkeeper Sent to Prison for Ripping Off Borrower

    Contractor and Bookkeeper Sent to Prison for Ripping Off Borrower
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Paxton Jeffrey Anderson, 44, Montevideo, Minnesota, and Joseph John Plany, 42, Hutto, Texas, were sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Susan R. Bolton to eight years and four years in prison, respectively, and ordered…
  • May 21

    Real Estate Investor Admits Rigging Bids at Foreclosure Auction

    Real Estate Investor Admits Rigging Bids at Foreclosure Auction
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Eric Hulsman, a Georgia real estate investor, pleaded guilty to his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Georgia. Felony charges against the defendant were…
  • May 21

    Real Estate Agent Sent to Prison for Straw Buyer Scam

    Real Estate Agent Sent to Prison for Straw Buyer Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Arlene Jeanette Mojardin, 32, Bakersfield, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge Anthony W. Ishii to two years and six months in prison for conspiring to commit bank fraud, mail fraud, and wire fraud,…
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/
  • May 21

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) R v James Lee [2015] EWCA Crim 851 (20 May 2015) Karrar & Ors v R. [2015] EWCA Crim 850 (19 May 2015) Kelly v R [2015] EWCA Crim 817 (15 May 2015) RG v R. [2015] EWCA Crim 715 (01 May 2015) Lawson, R. v…
  • May 21

    Part 36 penalties in detailed costs assessments – Zenith PI Blog

    Part 36 penalties in detailed costs assessments – Zenith PI Blog
    ‘This matter was an appeal from a senior cost Judge refusing to award an additional amount under CPR 36.14(3) (d) on a detailed assessment of costs. The law with which this judgement is concerned is CPR 36 as it was prior to its…
  • May 21

    Pianist James Rhodes can publish child abuse memoir – BBC New

    Pianist James Rhodes can publish child abuse memoir – BBC New
    ‘A concert pianist has won a legal battle to publish an autobiographical book giving details of sexual abuse he experienced as a child.’ Full story BBC News, 20th May 2015 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
Rank this Week: 4

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 7

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015
    This is Once Fallen's video and commentary on the Rally In Tally, a collaborative effort between various organizations within the Anti-Registry Movement (ARM). The purpose of the rally was to bring a bold message to one of the strongholds of…
  • May 7

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach
    A couple in Florida is facing fifteen years in prison after they were caught having sex on a public beach. The incident happened at Bradenton Beach and apparently there was a number of witnesses including children. Ana Kasparian and Cenk…
  • Apr 22

    Sentence Extended

    Sentence Extended
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By No Chance: I was sentenced to 8 months for "Sexual Assault of a Child" 15 years ago. Since then I have had many people give me a chance.…
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/
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

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/
  • May 21

    Welcome To The Suck, Law Prof

    Welcome To The Suck, Law Prof
    I hope you didn't want to be a law professor, because people have stopped hiring them too.
  • May 21

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.21.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.21.15
    * Preet Bharara is the hottest speaker on the law school graduation circuit. I guess if you can't get Mindy Kaling... [Business Insider] * An octopus is a vertebrate under some statutes. A reminder that law will not bow to your precious…
  • May 21

    Notre Dame Threatens Suicide

    Notre Dame Threatens Suicide
    The hypocrisy of wealthy athletic directors.
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 21

    Relist Watch

    Relist Watch
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases. Well readers, it’s come and gone. This week’s Mad Men finale signified “the end of an era,” and was, depending on your point of view, ironic, clever, pat, ambiguous,…
  • May 21

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 21

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 21
    At its Conference on May 21, 2015, the Court will consider petitions seeking review of issues such as the constitutionality of the University of Texas at Austin’s consideration of race in its undergraduate admissions process, pretrial…
  • May 21

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Monday’s decision in City and County of San Francisco v. Sheehan, in which the Court held that two police officers who shot a mentally disabled woman whom they were trying to arrest are entitled to qualified immunity, continues to…
Rank this Week: 10

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 11

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • May 20

    New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Site

    New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Site
    A critical vulnerability has been uncovered by security researchers. The post New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Sites appeared first on WIRED.
  • May 20

    Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversation

    Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversation
    Pranksters are planting recorders around New York city, retrieving the tapes, and embedding the resulting audio on their website. The post Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversations appeared…
  • May 18

    Ahead of Sentencing, Ulbricht Defense Argues Silk Road Made Drug Use Safer

    Ahead of Sentencing, Ulbricht Defense Argues Silk Road Made Drug Use Safer
    Just two weeks before his sentencing, Ross Ulbricht's defense has asked a judge to consider the ethical benefits of Silk Road’s organized, non-violent drug sales. The post Ahead of Sentencing, Ulbricht Defense Argues Silk Road Made Drug…
Rank this Week: 12

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 12

    Link to Firefox 38 Without DRM

    Link to Firefox 38 Without DRM
    Keep DRM off your computer. Firefox updated to version 38 today, and it comes with DRM built in (without which, I’m told, you can’t watch Neflix). The link above is to the US-English version of Firefox. Here’s the…
  • May 7

    A New Online Dating Scam

    A New Online Dating Scam
    Bentham’s Gaze: We identified three types of scams happening on [Chinese dating site] Jiayuan. … Another interesting type of scams that we identified are what we call dates for profit. In this scheme, attractive young ladies are…
  • May 5

    Self-Licking Ice Cream Cone

    Self-Licking Ice Cream Cone
    Naked Capitalism brings you the debate. Is a SLICC better understood as A military doctrine or political process that appears to exist in order to justify its own existence, often producing irrelevant indicators of its own success. or…
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 21

    Google running real-time tweets by lawyer name and tag

    Google running real-time tweets by lawyer name and tag
    Twitter is teaming up with Google to bring Twitter’s real-time content to Google’s search results. As Twitter’s Jana Messerschmidt (@janamal), VP Global Business Development & Platform announced a couple days…
  • May 21

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: ACA Contraceptive Mandate, Carbon Nanotubes, Fracking 2.0

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: ACA Contraceptive Mandate, Carbon Nanotubes, Fracking 2.0
    It’s always great to hear how we’ve helped lawyers, particularly the ones who have blogged on the network for a while—and that’s what we have today as Zosha profiles Christine Kingston in this week’s LXBN Leaders…
  • May 20

    Looking good?

    Looking good?
    Is it really coming to this? Running your Internet profile picture through an app to determine how competent and influential you are viewed as a lawyer? Josh King, general counsel for Avvo, shared word of “PhotoFeeler,” an app he…
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/
  • May 21

    Nebraska lawmakers approve bill abolishing death penalty

    Nebraska lawmakers approve bill abolishing death penalty
    Nebraska lawmakers voted 32-15 Wednesday to approve a bill [LB 268 materials] abolishing the death penalty. Earlier in April Nebraska lawmakers voted 30-13 in favor [JURIST report] of the legislation to repeal the death penalty and replace it…
  • May 21

    Louisiana governor issues executive order after religious objections bill defeated

    Louisiana governor issues executive order after religious objections bill defeated
    [JURIST] Louisiana legislatures on Tuesday rejected a religious objections bill that was pushed by Governor Bobby Jindal [official website]. A House legal committee voted 10-2 [AP report] to kill the bill, ending weeks of serious debate.…
  • May 21

    Virgin Islands top court permits second-parent adoptions by same-sex couple

    Virgin Islands top court permits second-parent adoptions by same-sex couple
    The Supreme Court of the US Virgin Islands [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Wednesday that second-parent adoptions by same-sex couples are permitted under Virgin Islands law. The children’s fathers are anonymous sperm donors who…
Rank this Week: 15

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 21

    They came to stay, V

    They came to stay, V
    Another California homeowner, this time in Santa Cruz, discovers how hard the state’s law can make it to oust AirBnB guests who overstay [ABC Radio; earlier here (relatives and family members), here (homeless guest), here (nanny), and…
  • May 20

    The petty tyranny of the FDA’s coming trans fat ban

    The petty tyranny of the FDA’s coming trans fat ban
    Don’t count on donuts, frozen pizza, coffee creamers, or canned cinnamon rolls to go on tasting the same — and don’t count on the federal government to respect your choices in the matter [Peter Suderman, earlier] And of…
  • May 20

    May 21 roundup

    May 21 roundup
    “To the public, a car’s status is binary: it is either broken or working, flawed or functional.” But to an engineer… [Malcolm Gladwell, New Yorker; our coverage of autos and sudden acceleration] Canadian court awards…
Rank this Week: 16

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: 17

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 21

    Jurisdiction in cartel damage claims: CJEU-Ruling in CDC-Proceeding

    Jurisdiction in cartel damage claims: CJEU-Ruling in CDC-Proceeding
    Today, the long awaited ruling of the CJEU in the CDC-proceedings has been delivered. It is the first time that the issue of jurisdiction in cartel damage claim-cases according to the Brussels I Regulation is dealt with by the CJEU.…
  • May 20

    Publications on PIL issues in JIPLP Vol. 10, No. 6 (2015)

    Publications on PIL issues in JIPLP Vol. 10, No. 6 (2015)
    An article and a case note on international jurisdiction in intellectual property disputes are published in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Volume 10, Issue 6, 2015. Annette Kur is the author of article Enforcement of…
  • May 19

    Conference: Provisional Measures in European Civil Litigation

    Conference: Provisional Measures in European Civil Litigation
    The renowned German legal periodical „Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft“ (RIW; International Business Law Review) will host a conference on „Provisional Measures in European Civil Litigation“ in Frankfurt/Main on…
Rank this Week: 18

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: 19

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 21

    The City Energy Efficiency Scorecard

    The City Energy Efficiency Scorecard
    “Mayors and local lawmakers in America’s largest cities continue to take innovative steps to lower energy costs for consumers and businesses, increase their resilience, and reduce pollution through increased energy efficiency,…
  • May 21

    Tweets now appear in Goggle mobile search result

    Tweets now appear in Goggle mobile search result
    Via Twitter Blog – “We’re excited to team up with Google to bring Twitter’s unique, real-time content to Google’s search results. Starting today, U.S. users searching in English will see relevant Tweets in their…
  • May 21

    Improving job quality and reducing gender gaps are essential to tackling growing inequality

    Improving job quality and reducing gender gaps are essential to tackling growing inequality
    “Income inequality has reached record highs in most OECD countries and remains at even higher levels in many emerging economies. The richest 10 per cent of the population in the OECD now earn 9.6 times the income of the poorest 10 per…
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

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 22

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • May 8

    9th Circuit orders regulators to take closer look at California energy crisis claim

    9th Circuit orders regulators to take closer look at California energy crisis claim
    Steven Weissman quoted in Daily Journal (registration required), April 30, 2015 The decision will have a broader effect beyond the California dispute as it will force FERC to subject wholesale energy sales across the country to more scrutiny,…
  • May 8

    This is one reason why places like Ferguson and Baltimore have become explosive

    This is one reason why places like Ferguson and Baltimore have become explosive
    Richard Rothstein writes for History News Network, April 29, 2015 It was not a vague white society that created ghettos but government—federal, state, and local—that employed explicitly racial laws, policies, and…
  • May 8

    Community policing through exercise in East Palo Alto ‘Fit Zones’

    Community policing through exercise in East Palo Alto ‘Fit Zones’
    Sarah Lawrence interviewed by KQED-FM, April 27, 2015 “We looked at a few years of data after the Fit Zones had started and looked at the levels of shootings in the city overall—in the two areas that have Fit Zones. Then we…
Rank this Week: 23

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • May 20

    New York legislation passed to create a felon registry

    New York legislation passed to create a felon registry
    5-20-15 New York: Geneva, N.Y. - This week the New York State Senate passed legislation that would create a violent felon registry. It's called Brittany's Law and it is named after a 12-year-old Geneva girl who was killed by a violent felon…
  • May 18

    Ex-Kent commissioner to pay $32,495 for investigation

    Ex-Kent commissioner to pay $32,495 for investigation
    5-18-15 Michigan: He's been out of jail two months, but former Kent County Commissioner Gary Rolls could find himself back behind bars for an unpaid bill topping $32,000. That's what he's been ordered to pay Michigan State Police for a…
  • May 18

    Registered sex offender questions state's registry

    Registered sex offender questions state's registry
    Its about time a judge has declared something unconstitutional, now for the rest of this damaging registry; no one is protected by knowing where someone sleeps for a few hours of the night! Its a political ruse being played on the public. …
Rank this Week: 24

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 20

    OPINION: Estate of Gleason v. Central United

    OPINION: Estate of Gleason v. Central United
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – PROBATE DA 13-0644, 2015 MT 140, THE ESTATE OF JUDITH K. GLEASON, and JAN GREGSON and JAMES GLEASON, as Personal Representatives of the Estate of…
  • May 20

    OPINION: Kent v. City of Columbia Fall

    OPINION: Kent v. City of Columbia Fall
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – NEGLIGENCE DA 14-0309, 2015 MT 139, SARA KENT, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of CASEY KENT, deceased, and as guardian for their…
  • May 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Curry

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Curry
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0486, 2015 MT 138N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. WILLIAM ROBERT CURRY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 25

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 20

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law
    In an article in the most recent volume of the Virginia Journal of International Law (http://www.vjil.org/articles/when-are-international-crimes-just-cause-for-war), I explore the relationship between the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP)…
  • May 20

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome back previous IntLawGrrls contributor Margaret M. deGuzman. Meg is associate professor of law at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, where she teaches criminal law,…
  • May 19

    Why international law matters in outer space – Part 2: because, military!

    Why international law matters in outer space – Part 2: because, military!
    In the first part of this blog post yesterday, I described the extent to which we are dependent on space technologies for our daily activities, and the role of international law.  But what about military activities? Right from the…
Rank this Week: 26

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: 27

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
  • May 20

    Protecting Fundamental Rights in the European Union—Trier, Germany

    Protecting Fundamental Rights in the European Union—Trier, Germany
    The Academy of European Law (ERA) will be presenting Protecting Fundamental Rights in the European Union—Tools, Challenges and Way Forward on June 18-19, 2015.   The aim of this conference is to analyse…
  • May 20

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars’ Conference—Coral Gables, FL

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars’ Conference—Coral Gables, FL
    The University of Miami School of Law hosts the 2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars’ Conference on June 11-12, 2015. This biennial conference aims to create a space for junior law teachers...
  • May 20

    Antitrust and the 2016 Presidential Election—Washington, D.C.

    Antitrust and the 2016 Presidential Election—Washington, D.C.
    The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) holds its 16th Annual Conference, Antitrust and the 2016 Presidential Election, on June 18, 2015. The event is part of AAI’s larger effort to formulate...
Rank this Week: 28

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
  • May 21

    Victory for Rafael Marques and Freedom of Expression in Angola!

    Victory for Rafael Marques and Freedom of Expression in Angola!
    Today Angolan journalist and human rights defender Rafael Marques walked out of court a free man. He was facing over 10 years in prison and a fine of $1.2 million US dollars but all charges were dropped.
  • May 20

    The State of LGBT Human Rights Worldwide

    The State of LGBT Human Rights Worldwide
    Across the globe, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people (LGBT) continue to face endemic violence, legal discrimination, and other human rights violations on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity. As we move from…
  • May 20

    Nebraska, Tsarnaev, and the United States’ dwindling use of the death penalty

    Nebraska, Tsarnaev, and the United States’ dwindling use of the death penalty
    At first blush, Nebraska lawmakers' stunning passage of a bill to abolish the death penalty in their state and the death sentence handed down to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the Boston Marathon bombings may seem at odds. But appearances can be…
Rank this Week: 29

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/
  • May 21

    Class certifcation in Alabama SSM litigation

    Class certifcation in Alabama SSM litigation
    Judge Callie Granade of the Southern District of Alabama took a giant step towards establishing marriage equality throughout Alabama. Judge Granade finally granted the motion for class certification in Strawser. She certified a plaintiff…
  • May 21

    Part 2: Rule 23 and the Class Action – To Amend or Not to Amend?

    Part 2: Rule 23 and the Class Action – To Amend or Not to Amend?
    As I posted last week, the Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure is taking up Rule 23—the class action rule. I summarized three of the class action subcommittee’s conceptual sketches last week. Today, I will cover the…
  • May 20

    A Few Surprises in San Francisco v. Sheehan

    A Few Surprises in San Francisco v. Sheehan
    This week, the Court decided San Francisco v. Sheehan, which involved a confrontation between police and a mentally ill woman whom they repeatedly shot. The assumed facts are a bit harrowing—the plaintiff had chased two officers out of her…
Rank this Week: 30

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: 31

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Lamp: The 'Development' Discourse in International Trade Lawmaking

    Lamp: The 'Development' Discourse in International Trade Lawmaking
    Nicolas Lamp (Queen's Univ., Canada - Law) has posted The 'Development' Discourse in International Trade Lawmaking. Here's the abstract: The impact of the idea of “development” in international trade lawmaking is often reduced to…
  • May 21

    del Castillo: Liber Amicorum Judge Hugo Camino

    del Castillo: Liber Amicorum Judge Hugo Camino
    Lilian del Castillo (Univ. of Buenos Aires - Law) has published Law of the Sea, From Grotius to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea: Liber Amicorum Judge Hugo Caminos (Brill | Nijhoff 2015). Contents include: Bernard H. Oxman, …
  • May 20

    Haque: Laws for War

    Haque: Laws for War
    Adil Ahmad Haque (Rutgers Univ., Newark - Law) has posted Laws for War (in Theoretical Boundaries of Armed Conflict & Human Rights, Jens David Ohlin ed., forthcoming). Here's the abstract:This chapter explores how international…
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Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • May 21

    The Embodied Subject: Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project

    The Embodied Subject: Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project
    This report of the fourth workshop of the Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project is by Sandra Duffy, an LL.M. student in International Human Rights Law & Public Policy at University College Cork. ‘The Embodied…
  • May 21

    O’Conaill on the ‘Logic’ of ‘No’ #marref

    O’Conaill on the ‘Logic’ of ‘No’ #marref
    We are pleased to welcome this guest post from Donnchadh O’Conaill (left). Donnchadh is a Lecturer in Metaphysics at the University of Leeds. In the autumn he will be moving to Helsinki to take up a postdoctoral position on…
  • May 21

    ACJRD Criminal Justice Essay Competition 2015

    ACJRD Criminal Justice Essay Competition 2015
    The Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD) has announced an essay competition to encourage written work on the subject of Criminal Justice. There is a prize of €200 for first place and a second prize of…
Rank this Week: 32

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Class Action Fairness Act Blog

Offers information, cases and insights on the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA). By McGlinchey Stafford.

http://www.cafalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 34

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: 35

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: 36

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 21

    Web Site Accessibility Standards in Ontario

    Web Site Accessibility Standards in Ontario
    The Regulation on Integrated Accessibility Standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) provides, in s. 14, that ‘large organizations’ ‘shall meet the requirements of this section in…
  • May 21

    You Can Vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    You Can Vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    Members of the public have until Friday, June 5 at 11:59 p.m. to vote online for the winner of the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. The prize, which is sponsored by ABA Journal and the University of Alabama School of Law, is intended…
  • May 21

    When Unions Fight

    When Unions Fight
    Headlines get made when employers and unions wage labour war. Teachers fighting provinces, police officers fighting cities and postal workers fighting Canada Post all make for great news. Inter-union fighting makes less noise but is also…
Rank this Week: 37

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
  • May 21

    Starting a Case as an Expert Witne

    Starting a Case as an Expert Witne
    Tracy Coenen talks about the steps she takes when she starts a new expert witness case. What documents should you ask for? What should you evaluate first?
  • May 20

    Man on Top, a Film About Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

    Man on Top, a Film About Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)
    Man on Top is a documentary about multi-level markeing (MLM). It being directed and produced by Paul Mathieu. The film tells the story of MLM and how it has cheated consumers out of billions of dollars with its fake business opportunity: Man…
  • May 14

    Using Bank Statements to Evaluate Income in Divorce and Child Support Case

    Using Bank Statements to Evaluate Income in Divorce and Child Support Case
    Bank statements can be invaluable in evaluating an individual’s income for divorce and child support cases. They can help evaluate the person’s income, but an analysis of the expenditures is important too. Tracy Coenen talks about…
Rank this Week: 38

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 21

    Cop or Kids, Pick One

    Cop or Kids, Pick One
    The former Chief of Police of Mt. Airy, Georgia, together with his wife, will get 25 weekends in jail.  Upon hearing that, some might cheer. After all, it’s not often a cop gets jail, and 25 weekends is nothing to sneeze at,…
  • May 21

    Thinking Is Hard

    Thinking Is Hard
    The other day, Ken White at Popehat created a laundry list of tropes about free speech.  While some may nitpick it around the edges, it’s remarkably good as it debunks the mindless cesspool of feelings about speech that has…
  • May 20

    To Avoid Outrage

    To Avoid Outrage
    A 20-year old black man, Terrance Kellom, was shot and killed by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer, Mitchell Quinn.  You probably didn’t hear about this.  After all, there is a lot of news, and you can’t…
Rank this Week: 39

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 44

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 42

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 41

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 21

    Adams on Canadian Constitutional Identitie

    Adams on Canadian Constitutional Identitie
    Eric M. Adams (University of Alberta - Faculty of Law) has posted Canadian Constitutional Identities (38:2 Dalhousie Law Journal, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Constitutions are stories nations tell about themselves.…
  • May 21

    Rogers on the Social Costs of Über

    Rogers on the Social Costs of Über
    Brishen Rogers (Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law) has posted The Social Costs of Uber (University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The rise of the car-sharing company Uber will likely have…
  • May 21

    Bezemek on Kelsenian Interpretive Theory

    Bezemek on Kelsenian Interpretive Theory
    Christoph Bezemek (IOER) has posted Pure Formalism? Kelsenian Interpretative Theory between Textualism and Realism (Forthcoming in Telman (ed) Kelsen in America) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Positivist theory, to state the obvious, is not…
Rank this Week: 43

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: 40

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • May 21

    Why empowering consumers won’t (by itself) stop privacy breache

    Why empowering consumers won’t (by itself) stop privacy breache
    Thanks to CoOp for inviting me to guest blog once again. As with my other academic contributions, the views expressed here are my own and don’t necessarily reflect those of my employers past or present. — Who bears the costs…
  • May 20

    As Yankees Fail to Pay A-Rod When Due, Is Settlement On Brew?

    As Yankees Fail to Pay A-Rod When Due, Is Settlement On Brew?
     Alex Rodriquez roamed Washington DC’s power corridors Wednesday (pictured), while his agents back home in New York drafted grievance papers against the Yankees for nonpayment of $6 million, due Friday.[i] A-Rod claims the sum…
  • May 20

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 05.20.15

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 05.20.15
    LAW AND POPULAR CULTURE IN LEGAL EDUCATION The Spring 2015 issue of the New Mexico Law Review is devoted to the TV show Breaking Bad. Here’s a link to the issue’s intriguing contents, which includes such articles as Max…
Rank this Week: 47