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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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 28

    US House approves e-mail privacy bill

    US House approves e-mail privacy bill
    The US House of Representatives voted unanimously [bill history] Wednesday to pass the Email Privacy Act” [HR 699, PDF]. The purpose of the bill is to protect the e-mail correspondence of American citizens, as under the current…
  • Apr 28

    China passes law restricting NGO

    China passes law restricting NGO
    China passed a new law [Xinhua report] Thursday restricting non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and subjecting them to intense governmental scrutiny and other obligations such as reporting their sources of income and increasing the number…
  • Apr 28

    Tennessee law allows therapists to refuse patients on religious ground

    Tennessee law allows therapists to refuse patients on religious ground
    [JURIST] Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam [official website] on Wednesday announced that he signed into law a bill [HB 1840, text] allowing therapists to refuse to treat patients based on religious objections, when that patient’s…
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/
  • Apr 28

    Accused Planned Parenthood Shooter Found Incompetent

    Accused Planned Parenthood Shooter Found Incompetent
    A state psychologist has concluded that Robert Lewis Dear Jr., accused in Colorado's Planned Parenthood shootings, is incompetent to stand trial (unable to assist in his own defense and understand the nature of the charges and consequences.) …
  • Apr 28

    The Will of Bernie

    The Will of Bernie
    Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane seem to think that the Democratic nomination isn't about nominating a Democrat. (scroll down to 7:45 am entry.) They think non-Democrats should be allowed to dictate who the Democratic nominee should be: …
  • Apr 28

    House Committee Passes Bill Requiring Women to Register for Draft

    House Committee Passes Bill Requiring Women to Register for Draft
    A House Committee has passed a bill requiring women to register for the draft upon turning 18. Women would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee bill that comes just months after the Defense Department…
Rank this Week: 3

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Another Bolger Conspirator Takes a Plea

    Another Bolger Conspirator Takes a Plea
    Gary Hughes, 36, San Diego, California, pled guilty to one count of mortgage fraud conspiracy involving bank fraud. He faces a maximum penalty of 30 years’ imprisonment. According to the plea agreement and court proceedings, in…
  • Apr 25

    Indictment in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Using Straw Borrower

    Indictment in Foreclosure Rescue Scheme Using Straw Borrower
    Sergio Roman Barrientos, 62, Poway, California, was indicted by a federal grand jury in a six-count superseding indictment that charged both Barrientos and Zalathiel Aguila, 42, Fairfield, California. According to the…
  • Apr 25

    18 Years in Timeshare Consulting Scam

    18 Years in Timeshare Consulting Scam
    Ian Resnick, 41, Abescon, New Jersey was sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in a $3 million conspiracy to scam customers by offering phony consulting services to owners of timeshares through the New Jersey-based Vacation…
Rank this Week: 4

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Dec 29

    Unjust Punishment of a One Time Offender

    Unjust Punishment of a One Time Offender
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By DG: My time on the registry has been nothing short of a nightmare that you never wake. My crime was sexual assault of a child, sounds and…
  • Dec 29

    Life lesson

    Life lesson
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By TC: We'll here it goes. I had a girlfriend and she had a daughter. We meet at our work. We started dating and after awhile we moved in…
Rank this Week: 5

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Apr 28

    British expats lose legal battle for right to vote in EU referendum – The Guardian

    British expats lose legal battle for right to vote in EU referendum – The Guardian
    ‘The high court has rejected an attempt to force the government to grant millions of UK citizens living abroad a vote in this June’s EU referendum.’ Full story The Guardian, 28th April 2016 Source: www.guardian.co.uk
  • Apr 28

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) HM Revenue and Customs v Bristol and West Plc [2016] EWCA Civ 397 (27 April 2016) Richter Gedeon Vegyeszeti Gyar RT v Generics (UK) Ltd (t/a Mylan) [2016] EWCA Civ 410 (26 April 2016) London Borough of Croydon…
  • Apr 28

    Determinations and findings of the Hillsborough inquests – Home Office

    Determinations and findings of the Hillsborough inquests – Home Office
    ‘Home Secretary Theresa May gives a statement on the findings of the Hillsborough inquests.’ Full statement Home Office, 27th April 2016 Source: www.gov.uk/home-office
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/
  • Apr 28

    Law Revue Video Contest 2016: The Winner!

    Law Revue Video Contest 2016: The Winner!
    Congratulations to our most deserving winner!
  • Apr 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.28.16
    * If Bush v. Gore didn't teach you that election laws are a mess, then this season of Veep will hammer the lesson home. [Strook] * D.C. Circuit Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh knows the value of saying no -- especially to a sitting president.…
  • Apr 28

    Lawyer Fee Of $1.53/Hour? We Have Finally Hit Rock Bottom, Folks!

    Lawyer Fee Of $1.53/Hour? We Have Finally Hit Rock Bottom, Folks!
    When a Florida law capped an attorney at $1.53 an hour, the Florida Supreme Court finally stepped in and called shenanigans.
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Apr 28

    HOW ABOUT A DRUNKEN KISS?

    HOW ABOUT A DRUNKEN KISS?
    @ Almond Tribeca
  • Apr 28

    BURLOCK BURGER

    BURLOCK BURGER
    BC Burger -- with no ham and no cheese, tomato, arugula -- and a side of fries. $19 @ Burlock Coast
  • Apr 28

    NO MOVIE'S PLAYING ....

    NO MOVIE'S PLAYING ....
    @ 180 Meridian Cinema (in Taveuni, Fiji)
Rank this Week: 9

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 10

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: 11

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/
  • Apr 28

    Weisbord on Publicity Rights and Copyright

    Weisbord on Publicity Rights and Copyright
    Reid K. Weisbord (Rutgers Law School - Newark) has posted A Copyright Right of Publicity (Fordham Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 6, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article identifies a striking asymmetry in the law’s disparate…
  • Apr 28

    Chiao on Kleinfeld on a Reconstructivist Theory of Criminal Law

    Chiao on Kleinfeld on a Reconstructivist Theory of Criminal Law
    Vincent Chiao (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted A Response to Professor Kleinfeld's 'Reconstructivism: The Place of Criminal Law in Ethical Life' (Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 129, p. 258, April 2016) on SSRN. Here is…
  • Apr 28

    Ho on Confucian Jurisprudence

    Ho on Confucian Jurisprudence
    Norman P. Ho (Peking University School of Transnational Law) has posted Confucian Jurisprudence, Dworkin, and Hard Cases (Washington University Jurisprudence Review, Vol.10.1, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article argues…
Rank this Week: 12

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 13

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 14

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 15

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: 16

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    Michigan City Restores Cross On Sand Dune-- Sort Of...

    Michigan City Restores Cross On Sand Dune-- Sort Of...
    As previously reported, in a controversial move last year that was unsuccessfully challenged by citizens, the city of Grand Haven, Michigan agreed to remove a 48 foot cross that had been displayed periodically on a city-owned sand dune for 50…
  • Apr 28

    EEOC Sues Hospital Over Arbitrary Deadline For Religious Accommodation Request

    EEOC Sues Hospital Over Arbitrary Deadline For Religious Accommodation Request
    The EEOC announced today that it has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Mission Hospital based in Asheville, North Carolina.  At issue are requests by 3 employees for religious exemptions from the hospital's requirement…
  • Apr 28

    Alabama City Outlaws Restroom Use Conforming To Gender Identity That Differs From Birth Certificate

    Alabama City Outlaws Restroom Use Conforming To Gender Identity That Differs From Birth Certificate
    In the latest chapter in the "bathroom wars," on Tuesday the Oxford, Alabama City Council unanimously passed Ordinance No. 2016-18 (full text) barring anyone from using rest rooms or changing facilities that do not correspond to the gender…
Rank this Week: 17

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: 19

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    The journal Science does "The growing problem of patent trolling" in April 29, 2016 issue

    The journal Science does "The growing problem of patent trolling" in April 29, 2016 issue
    Back in the year 2014, IPBiz discussed some work by Lauren Cohen on "patent trolls" [see Lauren Cohen et al. go after "patent trolls" ].Flash forward to 2016, and Cohen is talking about patent trolling in the journal Science. The summary…
  • Apr 28

    Further thoughts on the Taney statue matter in Baltimore

    Further thoughts on the Taney statue matter in Baltimore
    There is a recommendation to "de-access" the statue of (former) Supreme Court Chief Justice Taney, who, among other things, authored the "Dred Scott" decision. One notes that seven justices concurred in that decision, with only two firmly…
  • Apr 27

    Merck v. Gnosis: No en banc review of "substantial evidence" standard in IPR

    Merck v. Gnosis: No en banc review of "substantial evidence" standard in IPR
    Judge Newman's dissent in the denial of en banc review of Merck v. Gnosis is worth a look.link: http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/opinions-orders/14-1779.Order.4-22-2016.1.PDF
Rank this Week: 18

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 20

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 28

    Prof's Email To 1Ls Who Skipped Class:Con Law Is Way More Important Than Legal Writing Paper; 'Get Your Asses In Gear'

    Prof's Email To 1Ls Who Skipped Class:Con Law Is Way More Important Than Legal Writing Paper; 'Get Your Asses In Gear'
    Above the Law, Con Law Professor Has Meltdown In Email Blast To Students: Look, being a law professor is rough. Especially if one finds himself teaching a gaggle of Younglings who don’t quite yet “Think Like A Lawyer". ... [W]e…
  • Apr 28

    How Big Is The Income Tax Gap In Your State?

    How Big Is The Income Tax Gap In Your State?
    HowMuch.net, How Big is the Income Tax Gap in Your State?: Most states have progressive tax systems: high-income earners pay a higher percentage of their income in tax. But some states are fiscally more progressive than others, resulting in a…
  • Apr 28

    The Intersection Of EU State Aid And U.S. Tax Deferral

    The Intersection Of EU State Aid And U.S. Tax Deferral
    Romero J.S. Tavares, Bret N. Bogenschneider & Marta Pankiv (Vienna University), The Intersection of EU State Aid and U.S. Tax Deferral: A Spectacle of Fireworks, Smoke, and Mirrors, 21 Fla. Tax Rev. ___ (2017): The Advance Pricing…
Rank this Week: 21

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 28

    LL.M. Program in Immigration and Nationality Law

    LL.M. Program in Immigration and Nationality Law
    Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, currently and firmly established as one of the nation’s most diverse law schools, will offer a master of laws (LL.M.) program in immigration and naturalization law beginning in the…
  • Apr 28

    FBI arrests brother of San Bernardino terrorist and 2 others on marriage fraud charge

    FBI arrests brother of San Bernardino terrorist and 2 others on marriage fraud charge
    Richard Winton and James Queally of the Los Angeles Times report that federal agents arrested three people, including the older brother of San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, on charges of marriage fraud, conspiracy and lying to federal…
  • Apr 28

    Throwback Thursday: James C. Romo and Richard Avila

    Throwback Thursday: James C. Romo and Richard Avila
    A not-very-throwback photo of James C. Romo In 1976, Editor-in-Chief James C. Romo and Executive Associate Editor Richard Avila published their article The Undocumented Worker: The Controversy Takes a New Turn, 3 Chicana/o Latina/o Law Review…
Rank this Week: 22

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 28

    Program That Offsets Tax Refunds Against Tax Debts Tightened By IRS

    Program That Offsets Tax Refunds Against Tax Debts Tightened By IRS
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is making changes to its procedures and computer systems in order to better identify a taxpayers outstanding tax debts and then subtract those debts from the taxpayers refund. This new procedure will have a…
  • Apr 28

    A Guide For Assisting Clients With Estate Planning

    A Guide For Assisting Clients With Estate Planning
    It is common for people to put off making important estate planning decisions. “A 2015 survey by CNBC showed that 38 percent of individuals with investable assets of $1 million or more have not consulted with a financial professional to...
  • Apr 28

    The Importance Of Beneficiary Relationships In Estate Planning

    The Importance Of Beneficiary Relationships In Estate Planning
    One difficult situation that a financial adviser might face is watching a client pass away and then seeing the beneficiaries of the estate undo years of financial planning. This article discusses why it is important for advisers to establish…
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/
  • Apr 25

    Fatal South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident

    Fatal South Los Angeles Pedestrian Accident
    Police have arrested a driver after a fatal pedestrian accident in South Los Angeles. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the fatal collision occurred the night of April 21, 2016 at the intersection of Slauson Avenue and Gramercy…
  • Apr 19

    Polaris All Terrain Recreational Vehicles Recalled for Fire Danger

    Polaris All Terrain Recreational Vehicles Recalled for Fire Danger
    Polaris Industries will recall about 133,000 recreational all-terrain vehicles in the United States because they pose a fire risk. According to a Reuters news report, the company has received more than 160 reports of fire involving the…
  • Apr 19

    California Nursing Home Sued for Abuse and Neglect

    California Nursing Home Sued for Abuse and Neglect
    Wagner Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Stockton is facing two nursing home lawsuits alleging wrongful death, elder abuse and neglect. According to a report in the Stockton Record, the wrongful death lawsuit was filed in Orange…
Rank this Week: 24

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
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Apr 28

    Are we more like Argentina or Russia?

    Are we more like Argentina or Russia?
    A question I have been mulling for a while now is whether the US is likely to make a serious attempt at some point in the future to hold former government officials accountable for sanctioning arguably unlawful interrogation techniques…
  • Apr 28

    Jury Love

    Jury Love
    The jury trial is dying. Plea bargains resolve approximately 97% of criminal cases in federal courts and 94% of cases in state courts. In civil cases, the percentage of jury trials is even lower. In federal courts, less than 1% of civil cases…
  • Apr 28

    SEALS Prospective Law Teachers Workshop

    SEALS Prospective Law Teachers Workshop
    Each year, the Southeast Association of Law Schools (SEALS) hosts a Prospective Law Teachers Workshop, which provides opportunities for aspiring law teachers to network and participate in mock interviews and mock job talks — prior to the…
Rank this Week: 26

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 28

    Barreau Du Quebec Position on Hourly Billing Report Long Overdue

    Barreau Du Quebec Position on Hourly Billing Report Long Overdue
    On March 24, 2016, the Barreau du Quebec (Quebec Bar Association) released a report « La tarification horaire à l’heure de la réflexion » (in French only and translated to say Hourly Billing: A Time for…
  • Apr 28

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Troke-Barriault on ODR and Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Troke-Barriault on ODR and Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Apr 28

    Scholarly Publishing Has Its Napster Moment

    Scholarly Publishing Has Its Napster Moment
    It has become widely known that scholarly publishing has been hit by its own version of Napster, with Alexandra Elbakyan’s creation of Sci-Hub, which offers up to 48 million pirated journal articles and, as we have more recently…
Rank this Week: 27

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    Kossis on the "Define and Punish" Clause

    Kossis on the "Define and Punish" Clause
    Lyle David Kossis, McGuireWoods LLP, has posted The Define and Punish Clause and the Political Question Doctrine, which is forthcoming in volume 68 of the Hastings Law Journal:The Constitution gives Congress the power to “define and…
  • Apr 28

    Hiring Update: Brady to UVA Law

    Hiring Update: Brady to UVA Law
    CreditMore good news to report on the hiring front (via Prawfsblawg): Maureen (Molly) Brady will join the faculty at the University of Virginia School of Law this fall.Maureen Brady is a graduate of Yale Law School and a former associate at…
  • Apr 27

    Loyola-NO Seeks a Medieval Europe VAP

    Loyola-NO Seeks a Medieval Europe VAP
    [Via H-Law, we have word of the following announcement.]The Department of History at Loyola University New Orleans is seeking applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the history of Medieval Europe. Applicants must be…
Rank this Week: 28

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Nelson v. Colorado 15-1256 Issue: Whether Colorado’s requirement that defendants must prove their innocence by clear and convincing evidence to get their money back, after reversal of…
  • Apr 28

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On April 29 at 6 p.m., the James Wilson Institute on Natural Rights and the American Founding will host a discussion on the life of Justice Antonin Scalia. Speakers will include Hadley Arkes, John Baker, Paul Clement, Noel Francisco, Gene…
  • Apr 28

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Yesterday the Court heard oral arguments in the challenge by former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell to his fraud convictions.  Molly Runkle rounded up early coverage for this blog, which included Lyle Denniston’s report for…
Rank this Week: 29

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    New Issue: Amsterdam Law Forum

    New Issue: Amsterdam Law Forum
    The latest issue of the Amsterdam Law Forum (Vol. 8, no. 1, Spring 2016) is out. Contents include: Scientific ArticlesAhmed Khayre, Politics of Justice, Human Rights and Reconciliation in the Collapsed State of SomaliaStella Ageli, Private…
  • Apr 28

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 20, no. 5, 2016) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: Terrorism Investigations and Prosecutions in Comparative LawFrancesca Galli, Valsamis Mitsilegas & Clive Walker,…
  • Apr 28

    Faude: Von Konkurrenz zu Arbeitsteilung: Komplexität und Dynamik im Zusammenspiel internationaler Institutionen

    Faude: Von Konkurrenz zu Arbeitsteilung: Komplexität und Dynamik im Zusammenspiel internationaler Institutionen
    Benjamin Faude (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)) has published Von Konkurrenz zu Arbeitsteilung: Komplexität und Dynamik im Zusammenspiel internationaler Institutionen (Campus 2016). Here's the abstract: Das…
Rank this Week: 30

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 28

    Business Week on LabMD story

    Business Week on LabMD story
    The amazing story of how a Federal Trade Commission inquiry devastated a thriving company, following a push from a spurned vendor, is the subject of a feature by Dune Lawrence at Business Week. My take last year at Cato, and more. Tags:…
  • Apr 27

    Man sues Whole Foods over dog bite

    Man sues Whole Foods over dog bite
    Grocery chain sued over dog bite: “Richard Spring claims Whole Foods did not do enough to protect him from the dog, which was leashed to a ‘tie-up’ station provided by the grocery chain.” [KATU] Tags: dog bites Man…
  • Apr 27

    Environment roundup

    Environment roundup
    Richard Pipes: “Private Property Sets the Boundary of the State” [Istituto Bruno Leoni video via Arnold Kling and Alberto Mingardi; my 1999 review of Pipes on property] “‘Housing is a human right,’ says [L.A.]…
Rank this Week: 31

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.
    Jack AyerProfessor EmeritusUCD Law SchoolJdayer@ucdavIs.eduBegin forwarded message:From: Jean Alvares <alvaresj@MAIL.MONTCLAIR.EDU>Date: July 10, 2015 at 3:45:26 AM PDTTo: CLASSICS-L@LSV.UKY.EDUSubject: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as…
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
Rank this Week: 32

NJ Family Issues

NJ Family Issues

Focuses on New Jersey divorce and estate planning. By Paul G. Kostro.

http://www.kostrolaw.com/NJFamilyIssues
Rank this Week: 33

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Apr 28

    Everyone Hates Cruz

    Everyone Hates Cruz
    Add John Boehner to the list: “Lucifer in the flesh,” the former speaker said. “I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch…
  • Apr 27

    None Dare Call it Perjury?

    None Dare Call it Perjury?
    FBI analysts gave consistently false testimony for 20 years, leading to hundreds of convictions, including at least 32 defendants sentenced to death. “Of those, 14 have been executed or died in prison.” Yet the Washington Post…
  • Apr 27

    They Deserve Each Other

    They Deserve Each Other
    We deserve better. Cruz Pre-Taps Fiorina. Photo: Flickr/Gage Skidmore
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • 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…
  • Mar 30

    Fullerton Hit-and-Run Crash Leaves Pedestrian Injured

    Fullerton Hit-and-Run Crash Leaves Pedestrian Injured
    When you are involved in a hit-and-run accident, you stop, regardless of whose fault the accident was. As Orange County car accident attorneys who represent the seriously injured, we see examples of how motorists get themselves in trouble…
  • Mar 15

    Man Critically Injured in Fullerton Truck Underride Accident

    Man Critically Injured in Fullerton Truck Underride Accident
    A man suffered critical injuries in a truck underride accident early morning on March 15, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred near the intersection of West Bastanchury Road and…
Rank this Week: 35

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Apr 26

    Pro Athletes Promoting Involved Fatherhood

    Pro Athletes Promoting Involved Fatherhood
    On Sunday, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas made a series of clutch plays to help lead his squad to a crucial playoff victory over the Atlanta Hawks. After the game, however, it was Thomas’ two young sons who were the stars. During…
  • Apr 25

    Should I Leave The Home?

    Should I Leave The Home?
    Question: My wife and I are talking about getting a divorce and whether or not I should move out of the house. We have four children and both want what’s best for them, but I’m worried it will not look good if I leave. What is the…
  • Apr 24

    Serving Divorce Papers To A Missing Spouse

    Serving Divorce Papers To A Missing Spouse
    Question: I filed for divorce almost two months ago, but have not been able to serve my spouse. I sent the papers to her last known address and it was returned. What options do I have? Can I file for a default divorce?  Answer: While I…
Rank this Week: 37

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: 38

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 41

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Apr 25

    OK Legislature Passes A Bill Targeting Medical Licenses of Doctors Who Perform Abortion

    OK Legislature Passes A Bill Targeting Medical Licenses of Doctors Who Perform Abortion
    Washington Post (April 23, 2016): Abortion doctors would lose medical licenses under new Oklahoma bill, by Niraj Chokshi The Oklahoma legislature continues to pass legislation designed to undermine women's access to abortion. Last week the…
  • Apr 23

    Women of Color Speak Out Against PRENDA

    Women of Color Speak Out Against PRENDA
    Rewire (April 21, 2016): Congressional Testimony: Anti-Choice Measure Would Turn People of Color Into 'Suspects in the Exam Room,' by Kanya D'Ameida, At last week's Congressional Hearing for the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act, Miriam Yeung,…
  • Apr 21

    FDA Label Change Improving Abortion Access for Women in Texa

    FDA Label Change Improving Abortion Access for Women in Texa
    Kut.org (April 19, 2016): After FDA Label Change, Clinics See More Women Using Medications for Abortions, by Ashley Lopez: Three weeks after the FDA changed the label for mifepristone, the country's most widely used abortion drug, Texas…
Rank this Week: 40

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Apr 28

    Joy & McMunigal on Researching Jurors' Presence on the Internet

    Joy &amp; McMunigal on Researching Jurors' Presence on the Internet
    Peter A. Joy and Kevin C. McMunigal (Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law) have posted ABA Approves Researching Jurors' Public Presence on the Internet (Criminal Justice, Vol.…
  • Apr 28

    Arlen on The Rule of Law and Deferred Prosecution Agreement

    Arlen on The Rule of Law and Deferred Prosecution Agreement
    Jennifer Arlen (New York University School of Law) has posted Prosecuting Beyond the Rule of Law: Corporate Mandates Imposed Through Deferred Prosecution Agreements (The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Apr 28

    Cooper on Drug Court

    Cooper on Drug Court
    Caroline Cooper (American University - School of Public Affairs - Justice, Law & Society) has posted Drug Courts - Just the Beginning: How to Get Other Areas of Public Policy in Sync? Addressing Continuing Collateral Consequences for Drug…
Rank this Week: 43

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: 42

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Dole’s FDA 483 – Window into Lettuce Production

    Dole’s FDA 483 – Window into Lettuce Production
    I always find FDA’s Form 483 Inspection Reports both interesting and educational.  It is too bad that the FDA tend to make getting copies of them difficult through requiring FOIA’s... Continue Reading
  • Apr 23

    Costco Recalls Frozen Peas Over Listeria

    Costco Recalls Frozen Peas Over Listeria
    Costco’s recall of the Organic by Nature frozen peas from locations in British Colombia, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan comes a day after CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, WA, recalled 15... Continue Reading
  • Apr 21

    Sprouts again Sicken Hundreds of People

    Sprouts again Sicken Hundreds of People
    South Australia Health today issued a public health warning to South Australians not to eat raw bean sprouts following a significant increase in the number of Salmonella Saintpaul cases. Over... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 44

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Apr 26

    Denying a Cadet Her Right to Wear Hijab Will Not ‘Make America Great’

    Denying a Cadet Her Right to Wear Hijab Will Not ‘Make America Great’
    Officials at the Citadel should respect religious freedom and allow a Muslim student to wear hijab. Should a Muslim woman who enrolls as a cadet at the Citadel, a public military college in South Carolina, be permitted to wear hijab with her…
  • Apr 25

    What’s Driving Religious Discrimination at the Alabama DMV?

    What’s Driving Religious Discrimination at the Alabama DMV?
    I am a Christian woman who follows the Biblical instruction on headscarves, and the state of Alabama should respect that. I have always been a spiritual being. Even as a young child I would spend countless hours delving into the tattered…
  • Apr 25

    Texas Courts Rely on “Of Mice and Men” to Define Intellectual Disability and Sentence People to Death

    Texas Courts Rely on “Of Mice and Men” to Define Intellectual Disability and Sentence People to Death
    Bobby James Moore has an intellectual disability, yet he sits on death row because of deeply unscientific evidence. This piece originally appeared at Salon. Bobby James Moore has a lifelong intellectual disability, yet he sits on…
Rank this Week: 45