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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/
  • Feb 9

    NH Primary Thread

    NH Primary Thread
    I'm buried with work and really have no clue what's going on today anyway. Talk NH here. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Feb 9

    Tuesday Open Thread

    Tuesday Open Thread
    NH primary is today. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Feb 8

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    If any of you remember my disastrous move last September when the movers set the place on fire as I was moving in, I'm glad to report that today, after five months, the flooring company arrived to begin tearing out the hardwood floors…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Investment Scheme Co-Founder Pleads Guilty

    Investment Scheme Co-Founder Pleads Guilty
    Frank Enrique Lleras, 30, Charlotte, North Carolina, the co-founder of a Charlotte-area property investment firm, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and wire fraud, in connection with an investment fraud scheme involving real estate…
  • Feb 9

    Foreclosure Prevention Fraud Ends with Sentencing

    Foreclosure Prevention Fraud Ends with Sentencing
    Emily Suzanne Vasquez, 47, Inglewood, California, was sentenced in Nevada 12-48 months in prison after being convicted of one count of attempted theft, a category “C” felony. Vasquez was sentenced as a result of a local, state and…
  • Feb 9

    Jury Convicts Former SunTrust V.P and Loan Officer

    Jury Convicts Former SunTrust V.P and Loan Officer
    Mohsin Raza, 51, Chantilly, Virginia, along with his wife, Humaira Iqbal, 39, Chantilly, Virginia, and her two brothers, Farukh Iqbal, 41, Chantilly, Virginia, and Mohammad Ali Haider, 33, Chantilly, Virginia, were convicted by a…
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/
  • Feb 10

    ‘Steps of court’ settlement was not negligent, court rules – OUT-LAW.com

    ‘Steps of court’ settlement was not negligent, court rules – OUT-LAW.com
    ‘A barrister and firm of solicitors did not act negligently when they advised a client to settle her road traffic accident (RTA) claim after her main witness failed to attend court, the High Court has ruled.’ Full story…
  • Feb 10

    How to resist or enforce possession orders after 6 years – 36 Bedford Row

    How to resist or enforce possession orders after 6 years – 36 Bedford Row
    ‘It is common theme in social housing that landlords who have obtained a possession order (whether outright or suspended) may exercise restraint and not seek to immediately enforce the order by a warrant for execution. Another common…
  • Feb 10

    Cavalier with our Constitution: a Charter too far – UK Human Rights Blog

    Cavalier with our Constitution: a Charter too far – UK Human Rights Blog
    ‘Last week Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, tabled a set of proposals which the government hopes will form the basis of the UK’s renegotiated relationship with the EU, in advance of an in-out referendum.…
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/
  • Feb 10

    GIVE SENIORS & VETS COLA!

    GIVE SENIORS & VETS COLA!
    SCHUMER: WITH NO SOCIAL SECURITY “COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENT,” MORE THAN 1.7 MILLION UPSTATE NEW YORKERS DID NOT RECEIVE A SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFIT INCREASE THIS YEAR; SCHUMER-BACKED BILL WOULD PROVIDE PAYMENT TO NEW YORK…
  • Feb 10

    NOT WORRIED ABOUT MARKET DOWNTURNS?

    NOT WORRIED ABOUT MARKET DOWNTURNS?
    Eight in 10 U.S. Investors Can Stomach Market Downturns by Lydia Saad Story Highlights One in four U.S. investors have high tolerance for market skids Another 56% say they have moderate tolerance Vast majority…
  • Feb 10

    ON STOPPING BULLYING

    ON STOPPING BULLYING
    How can peers, parents, schools and new media stop bullying? SAGE A new review of research out recently outlines roles and recommendations for peers, parents, schools and new media platforms to stop bullying. This review was published…
Rank this Week: 5

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: 6

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 7

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Feb 10

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.10.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.10.16
    * Nope, Black History month still isn’t racist. Here’s an explanation one more time for those that need it. [Popehat] * Hey! Now there is science to back up what we all knew: Voter ID laws suppress the vote. [Talking Points Memo]…
  • Feb 10

    We Appreciate Our Advertisers On ATL

    We Appreciate Our Advertisers On ATL
    Above the Law extends thanks to its advertisers.
  • Feb 10

    What Was The Point?

    What Was The Point?
    Well, the tallest oompa loompa just won New Hampshire; it’s a crazy world. The Trump naysayers keep waiting for the man to implode, but he seems more teflon than Gotti. Even calling other candidates vulgar terms doesn’t stop him.…
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 10

    ACLU files suit seeking video of Minneapolis police shooting

    ACLU files suit seeking video of Minneapolis police shooting
    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Minnesota filed suit [complaint, PDF] in state court Tuesday against the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) seeking the release of…
  • Feb 10

    HRW: proposed amendments to Indonesia terror law threaten human right

    HRW: proposed amendments to Indonesia terror law threaten human right
    Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Tuesday urged [press release] the Indonesian Parliament [official website] to reject proposed amendments to its law on the “eradication of terrorism” [Law No. 15/2003]. HRW asserts…
  • Feb 10

    North Korea executes army chief of staff for corruption: report

    North Korea executes army chief of staff for corruption: report
    [JURIST] North Korea last week executed its army chief of staff, General Ri Yong-gil, on corruption charges, according to media reports from South Korea. General Ri Young-gil served [Independent report] as the chief of the general staff for…
Rank this Week: 11

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
Rank this Week: 12

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

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

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 13

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/
  • Feb 10

    Weirdest Ad of the Year?

    Weirdest Ad of the Year?
    This is a genuine Cruz-for-Prez production aimed at Donald Trump. Weird doesn’t begin to describe it.
  • Feb 9

    Popular Science Likes Our Book

    Popular Science Likes Our Book
    Robot Law is the front of their homepage today, and the subject of an article, Rock ‘em, sock ‘em, cross examine ‘em.
  • Feb 2

    Just Got My Advance Copy of ‘Robot Law’!

    Just Got My Advance Copy of ‘Robot Law’!
    This is exciting: just got my first copy of “Robot Law,” a book I edited with Ryan Calo and Ian Kerr. I suppose I might be a little biased, but I think it’s a pretty darn good collection that will … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 14

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 9

    Archfiend of misogyny steps forth, Internet calls cop

    Archfiend of misogyny steps forth, Internet calls cop
    When a self-promoter trolls the online outrage machine, freedom of travel and assembly wind up as collateral damage [Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Reason on the “Roosh” furor and resulting shut-him-down efforts; Daily Mail] The…
  • Feb 8

    More on CDC’s advice to fertile women not to touch alcohol

    More on CDC’s advice to fertile women not to touch alcohol
    Updating last Wednesday’s post — about how the federal Centers for Disease Control has advised that women of childbearing years not drink a drop of wine, beer or spirits unless they are on birth control — I did a longer post…
  • Feb 8

    Campus climate roundup

    Campus climate roundup
    New Oxford vice chancellor speaks out against threats to free inquiry as well as overregulation of universities [Iain Martin, CapX] Feds: get in line on Title IX or we’ll yank your institutional science funding [Inside Higher Ed,…
Rank this Week: 15

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Feb 9

    How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioner

    How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioner
    Researchers show how hackers can manipulate the remote on-off device installed on some air conditioners to cause a blackout. The post How to Hack the Power Grid Through Home Air Conditioners appeared first on WIRED.
  • Feb 9

    Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing

    Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing
    The thumb drives gathering dust in your desk drawer could help to open one of the world's most closed countries. The post Donate Your Old USB Drives to Fight North Korean Brainwashing appeared first on WIRED.
  • Feb 8

    It’s Been 20 Years Since This Man Declared Cyberspace Independence

    It’s Been 20 Years Since This Man Declared Cyberspace Independence
    John Perry Barlow stands by his Declaration of Independence of Cyberspace, the libertarian idea that lit up the Internet on this day in 1996. The post It’s Been 20 Years Since This Man Declared Cyberspace Independence appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Feb 8

    Eleven things I learned at LegalTech in New York City

    Eleven things I learned at LegalTech in New York City
    I’ve been attending ALM’s LegalTech Show in New York for the better part of a decade. LexBlog has never exhibited as a vendor, we don’t buy the type of solutions the exhibitors offer and I’ve only spoken there on a…
  • Feb 5

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Chipotle, WiFi, Fair Use

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Chipotle, WiFi, Fair Use
    It’s time to call it a wrap on another week. But as we do so, we wrap up as usual with one more Top 10. Though I linked to this in the other post, be sure to check out this week’s LXBN Leaders profile on the work being done by…
  • Feb 5

    Patents, Quebec Employment, Capital Markets, Estate Planning, Copyrights: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network

    Patents, Quebec Employment, Capital Markets, Estate Planning, Copyrights: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network
    Wow, it was quite the week for launches on the LexBlog Network, as we have five new publications joining us. They look great, and they’re from some very impressive firms. Let’s jump into it. First up, we have a new one from a firm…
Rank this Week: 17

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: 18

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 10

    State Assembly passes bill restricting where violent sex offenders can live

    State Assembly passes bill restricting where violent sex offenders can live
    2-10-16 Wisconsin: MADISON, Wis. —The Wisconsin Assembly has signed off on a bill creating uniform restrictions on where violent sex offenders can live. Right now, municipalities use ordinances to determine where sex offenders can't live.…
  • Feb 10

    West Lake Hills set to defend its registered sex offender ordinance, city council say

    West Lake Hills set to defend its registered sex offender ordinance, city council say
    2-10-16 Texas: General-law city, nonprofit organization face off over residency restrictions Texas Voices of Reason and Justice filed a lawsuit Dec. 28 against several cities, including West Lake Hills, alleging the city’s restrictions on…
  • Feb 8

    More than 20 Texas town repeal sex offender residency law

    More than 20 Texas town repeal sex offender residency law
    2-8-16 Texas: DALLAS (AP) — A broad legal challenge has led more than 20 towns in Texas to ease restrictions over the last few months on where sex offenders can live instead of fight a costly battle in court. While other states, including…
Rank this Week: 19

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
  • Feb 10

    Waterboarding Is Torture: 3 Things You Need to Know

    Waterboarding Is Torture: 3 Things You Need to Know
    For years, Amnesty International has witnessed public figures repeating misconceptions and inaccuracies about waterboarding.  This American debate on torture has mostly got it wrong – here are three realities you need to know:…
  • Feb 9

    Muhammed, What Were You Thinking About When You Accepted the Reality of Your Death?

    Muhammed, What Were You Thinking About When You Accepted the Reality of Your Death?
    Muhammed -What were you thinking about when you accepted the reality of your own death? What thoughts and images went through your mind when you realized you were willing to risk permanent physical damage or even death to gain your ……
  • Feb 9

    Dominican Republic’s Absurd Laws Shatters Star Boxer’s Promising Career

    Dominican Republic’s Absurd Laws Shatters Star Boxer’s Promising Career
    Adonis’ parents were born in Haiti and just like thousands of others who have been living in the Dominican Republic for decades, they were not allowed to register their son’s birth. This prevents the young boxer from having an…
Rank this Week: 20

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Feb 9

    New Developments in Drone Proliferation: How Africa was Deployed to Rescue Drone

    New Developments in Drone Proliferation: How Africa was Deployed to Rescue Drone
    Debates on global drone proliferation tend to assume that adoption and adaptation of drones follow a universal logic and that the drone industry is a singular thing, geographically concentrated in the Global North. In this blog post I argue…
  • Feb 8

    The beginning of the end of border-free Schengen?

    The beginning of the end of border-free Schengen?
    With Austria, Germany and Slovenia reintroducing or rather strengthening border controls amid the refugee and migrant crisis following the suit of other European countries like France, Sweden, Denmark and Norway many of us are now…
  • Feb 8

    Introducing Isabel Mota Borge

    Introducing Isabel Mota Borge
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Isabel Mota Borges as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Isabel is a qualified registered lawyer holding a Licenciatura (five-year law degree) from the University of Coimbra, Faculty of law,…
Rank this Week: 21

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
  • Feb 9

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Davis v. Montana Patriot, LLC

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Davis v. Montana Patriot, LLC
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – JUSTICE COURT APPEAL DA 15-0331, 2016 MT 32N, CARL E. AND COLLEEN R. DAVIS, Defendants and Appellants, v. MONTANA PATRIOT, LLC, Plaintiff and…
  • Feb 9

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of T.A.D.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of T.A.D.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 15-0042, 2016 MT 31N, IN THE MATTER OF T.A.D., A Youth.
  • Feb 9

    OPINION: State v. Ballinger

    OPINION: State v. Ballinger
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 15-0544, 2016 MT 30, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DEAN JASON BALLINGER, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 22

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 10

    Law Schools and the University

    Law Schools and the University
    Rasmussen, Bob, Law Schools and the University (February 9, 2016). Syracuse Law Review, Forthcoming. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2729889 “This piece, written for a symposium celebrating Rick Matasar’s…
  • Feb 10

    How Litigants Evaluate the Characteristics of Legal Procedures: A Multi-Court Empirical Study

    How Litigants Evaluate the Characteristics of Legal Procedures: A Multi-Court Empirical Study
    Shestowsky, Donna, How Litigants Evaluate the Characteristics of Legal Procedures: A Multi-Court Empirical Study (February 9, 2016). UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 49, 2016; UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 477. Available for download at…
  • Feb 10

    GAO Reports – FAA, Medicaid, VA Health Care Budget

    GAO Reports – FAA, Medicaid, VA Health Care Budget
    Federal Aviation Administration: Preliminary Observations of Potential Air Traffic Control Restructuring Transition Issues, GAO-16-386R: Published: Feb 10, 2016. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 2016: “Based on our literature review and…
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Feb 10

    TPRC44 — Communications, Information & Internet Policy — Arlington, VA

    TPRC44 — Communications, Information & Internet Policy — Arlington, VA
    George Mason University School of Law hosts the Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC44) Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2016. Organizers invite paper abstracts, panel proposals, posters,...
  • Feb 10

    Junior Scholars in IP — East Lansing, MI

    Junior Scholars in IP — East Lansing, MI
    Michigan State University College of Law‘s Intellectual Property, Information & Communications Law Program (IPIC) presents the 8th Annual Junior Scholars in Intellectual Property (JSIP) Workshop May 25-26, 2016. Submissions are...
  • Feb 10

    LatCrit — Leading from the South: Politics of Gender, Sex & Sexualities — Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

    LatCrit — Leading from the South: Politics of Gender, Sex & Sexualities — Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    Latina & Latino Critical Theory (LatCrit) and others present the South-North Exchange on Theory, Culture and Law (SNX), Leading from the South: Politics of Gender, Sex and Sexualities at Universidad...
Rank this Week: 24

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
  • Feb 9

    Herbalife Victims Video: Almost Everyone Loses Money in MLM

    Herbalife Victims Video: Almost Everyone Loses Money in MLM
    Multi-level marketing is not a business. I’ve written numerous times about the fact that more than 99% of participants in multi-level marketing (MLM) lose money. Companies like Mary Kay Cosmetics promote the “income…
  • Feb 4

    Using Bank Statements in a Divorce Case

    Using Bank Statements in a Divorce Case
    When there are suspicions of hidden income or secret investments or bank accounts, an analysis of known bank accounts can reveal helpful details. Tracy Coenen explains how bank statements and credit card statements can be used by a forensic…
  • Feb 2

    Bring Out the Big Guns?

    Bring Out the Big Guns?
    When companies have big problems, they usually bring out the big guns. The benefits of using large law firms, audit firms, and other professional service firms are undeniable. These firms offer a depth of experience that is invaluable, and…
Rank this Week: 25

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Organic Pastures Raw Milk Likely Link in E. coli Outbreak

    Organic Pastures Raw Milk Likely Link in E. coli Outbreak
    QUESTION: Can you provide any details? CDPH should provide the current case count? CDPH RESPONSE: As of February 8, 2016, six children with a unique strain of Shiga-toxin producing E.... Continue Reading
  • Feb 6

    Organic Pastures Recalls Raw Milk – Again

    Organic Pastures Recalls Raw Milk – Again
    From a Organic Pastures recent Facebook Post: Voluntary Internal Recall of OPDC Raw Dairy Product: In abundance of caution, and as part of our safety program, we ask that Organic... Continue Reading
  • Feb 5

    After 26 sick with 4 dead, will the Office of Criminal Investigations show at Dole?

    After 26 sick with 4 dead, will the Office of Criminal Investigations show at Dole?
    According to the CDC, fifteen people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria have been reported from eight states since July 5, 2015. The number of ill people reported from... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 26

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: 27

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

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 29

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: 30

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Israel Appoints 7 New Muslim Religious Court Judge

    Israel Appoints 7 New Muslim Religious Court Judge
    In Israel yesterday, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked spoke at a ceremony at the President's residence marking the appointment of seven new judges (Qadis) to Israeli Shariah courts that adjudicate…
  • Feb 10

    National Federation of Blind Settles EEOC's Religious Accommodation Lawsuit

    National Federation of Blind Settles EEOC's Religious Accommodation Lawsuit
    The EEOC announced Monday that the National Federation of the Blind has settled a religious discrimination lawsuit brought by the Commission on behalf of a Hebrew Pentecostal bookkeeper who was refused religious accommodation.  NFB fired…
  • Feb 10

    4th Circuit: Variance Denial For Church Does Not Violate RLUIPA

    4th Circuit: Variance Denial For Church Does Not Violate RLUIPA
    In Andon, LLC v. City of Newport News Virginia, (4th Cir., Feb. 9, 2016), the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the argument that a Board of Zoning Appeals' refusal to grant a zoning variance amounted to a substantial burden on…
Rank this Week: 31

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: 33

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Laguna Beach Car Accident Causes Major Injurie

    Laguna Beach Car Accident Causes Major Injurie
    Two people were seriously injured in a Laguna Beach car accident, which officials said, involved two vehicles. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury crash occurred the night of February 8, 2016 on Coast…
  • Feb 9

    Irvine Construction Accident Proves Fatal

    Irvine Construction Accident Proves Fatal
    Paul Nagle, 60, was killed in a construction accident in Irvine. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal workplace accident occurred the morning of February 2, 2016 in a commercial construction site at 15100…
  • Feb 4

    Reward Offered in Deadly Boyle Heights Hit-and-Run Crash

    Reward Offered in Deadly Boyle Heights Hit-and-Run Crash
    Los Angeles city officials are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person responsible for hit-and-run that killed 27-year-old Korina Campos and severely injured her 5-year-old daughter.…
Rank this Week: 32

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Feb 1

    Latest Issue of RabelsZ: Vol. 80 No. 1 (2016)

    Latest Issue of RabelsZ: Vol. 80 No. 1 (2016)
    The latest issue of “Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht  – The Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law” (RabelsZ) has just been released. It contains…
  • Feb 1

    New publications: Practical Handbooks on the Operation of the Service and Evidence Convention

    New publications: Practical Handbooks on the Operation of the Service and Evidence Convention
    The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law has just published two Practical Handbooks: * Practical Handbook on the Operation of the Service Convention (4th edition); * Practical Handbook on the Operation of the…
  • Jan 31

    ERA Conference on Recent case law of the ECtHR in family matter

    ERA Conference on Recent case law of the ECtHR in family matter
    Objective This seminar will provide participants with a detailed understanding of the most recent jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) related to family law matters. The spotlight is centred on Article 8 (respect for…
Rank this Week: 34

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Feb 10

    EPA Losses Shed Light on Supreme Court’s Blocking of Carbon Rule

    EPA Losses Shed Light on Supreme Court’s Blocking of Carbon Rule
    Recent Supreme Court rulings against the Environmental Protection Agency may provide some understanding of the justices’ rare move Tuesday to temporarily freeze the Obama administration’s carbon emissions initiative while it is…
  • Feb 10

    Federal Judge Issues ‘Order on Ineptitude’

    Federal Judge Issues ‘Order on Ineptitude’
    A recent order handed down by U.S. District Judge Lynn N. Hughes in Houston shows that titles of court orders don't have to be boilerplate but can convey a range of emotions. In the case of Judge Hughes: boiling rage.
  • Feb 10

    DOJ Threatens Legal Action Against Ferguson Over Policing Agreement

    DOJ Threatens Legal Action Against Ferguson Over Policing Agreement
    The Department of Justice says it's troubled that local lawmakers in Ferguson, Mo. have decided to amend a proposed consent decree with the federal government regarding the city's policing and law-enforcement practices.
Rank this Week: 37

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 10

    NY Times:The Academic Support For Bernie Sanders' Proposed 73% Top Tax Rate

    NY Times:The Academic Support For Bernie Sanders' Proposed 73% Top Tax Rate
    New York Times: Bernie Sanders’s Tax Plan Would Test an Economic Hypothesis, by Josh Barro: In the Democratic presidential primary, Bernie Sanders is calling for a political revolution, saying his movement can sweep in policy changes that…
  • Feb 10

    Marron Presents Should Governments Tax Unhealthy Foods And Drinks? Today At Penn

    Marron Presents Should Governments Tax Unhealthy Foods And Drinks? Today At Penn
    Donald Marron (Urban Institute) presents Should Governments Tax Unhealthy Foods and Drinks? (with Maeve Gearing (Tax Policy Center) & John Iselin (Tax Policy Center)) at Pennsylvania today as part of its Center for Tax Law and Policy…
  • Feb 10

    Brooks:Quasi-Public Spending

    Brooks:Quasi-Public Spending
    John R. Brooks (Georgetown), Quasi-Public Spending, 104 Geo. L.J. ___ (2016): The United States has increasingly designed certain public spending programs not as traditional tax-financed programs, but rather as mixtures of private…
Rank this Week: 35

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 36

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    3M loses in Transweb appeal at CAFC

    3M loses in Transweb appeal at CAFC
    In Transweb v. 3M, Seth Waxman argued for the appellant 3M, but the CAFC affirmed the judgment of Judge FaithS. Hochberg of DNJ. The beginning of the opinion shows the extent of 3M's loss:3M sued TransWeb for infringement of several…
  • Feb 10

    CAFC gives a mixed ruling in Convolve/MIT vs. Compaq

    CAFC gives a mixed ruling in Convolve/MIT vs. Compaq
    In Convolve and MIT vs. Compaq, a case appealed to the CAFC from SDNY, the beginning of the opinion states:This case returns to us after a remand to the SouthernDistrict of New York. In the first appeal, we reversedthe district court’s…
  • Feb 9

    Trade secret case in ED Pa involving scientists at GSK

    Trade secret case in ED Pa involving scientists at GSK
    The GSK technology that was involved:The biopharmaceutical products being developed by GSK were designed to fight cancer and other serious diseases. One product under development was a monoclonal antibody (“mAB”) designed to link…
Rank this Week: 38

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Feb 9

    Corporate inversions aren’t the half of it

    Corporate inversions aren’t the half of it
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, Feb. 9, 2016 If you thought there was a problem with inversions — deals that allow American companies to relocate their headquarters to lower their tax bills — wait until you…
  • Feb 9

    Trump on torture

    Trump on torture
    John Yoo interviewed by The Wall Street Journal: Opinion Journal, Feb. 9, 2016 “The whole point of this very limited, narrow program is to gather intelligence, to stop future attacks. It has nothing to do with punishment or revenge, but…
  • Feb 8

    Is down market making it hard for activist investors?

    Is down market making it hard for activist investors?
    Steven Davidoff Solomon interviewed on Bloomberg, Feb. 8, 2016 Activism’s been a great strategy for the past few years. Because it’s a rising market, you come in, you split the company, normally there’s a pop right there, or…
Rank this Week: 40

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: 39

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/
  • Feb 10

    Johnson on Cause-in-Fact & Burrage v. United State

    Johnson on Cause-in-Fact &amp; Burrage v. United State
    Eric Alan Johnson (University of Illinois College of Law) has posted Cause-in-Fact After Burrage v. United States (Florida Law Review, Vol. 68, 2016 Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: What significance, if any, should state courts…
  • Feb 10

    Paul on the Costs of Free Trade

    Paul on the Costs of Free Trade
    Joel R. Paul (University of California Hastings College of the Law) has posted The Cost of Free Trade (22 Brown J. World Affairs 343 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The two misconceptions — that globalization is unprecedented,…
  • Feb 10

    A Curious Line in Noah Feldman's Essay on the Founding Fathers and Assault Weapon

    A Curious Line in Noah Feldman's Essay on the Founding Fathers and Assault Weapon
    In an op/ed, Noah Feldman writes, "A true originalist could say that literally only 18th-century weapons are protected. Because that would presumably limit the amendment's reach to flintlock muskets, it would be like saying the amendment…
Rank this Week: 42

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 10

    Wood: The Use of Force in 2015 with Particular Reference to Syria

    Wood: The Use of Force in 2015 with Particular Reference to Syria
    Michael Wood (Member, International Law Commission) has posted The Use of Force in 2015 with Particular Reference to Syria. Here's the abstract:Lecture given at Hebrew University offering a brief look at some jus ad bellum issues that arose…
  • Feb 9

    New Issue: International Criminal Law Review

    New Issue: International Criminal Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Criminal Law Review (Vol. 16, no. 1, 2016) is out. Contents include:Rachel Killean, Procedural Justice in International Criminal Courts: Assessing Civil Parties’ Perceptions of Justice at the…
  • Feb 9

    Symposium: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order

    Symposium: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Constitutional Law (Vol. 13, no. 4, October 2015) contains a symposium on "Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and the International Legal Order."…
Rank this Week: 41

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Feb 10

    A Conversation with SEC Chair Mary Jo White

    A Conversation with SEC Chair Mary Jo White
    SEC Chair Mary Jo White participated in a Q&A session with Steven Bochner, Chair of the Securities Regulation Institute. The Q&A was part of Northwestern University School of Law’s 43rd Annual Securities Regulation Institute.…
  • Feb 10

    Mergers and Acquisitions—2016

    Mergers and Acquisitions—2016
    2015 was a record year for M&A. Global M&A volume hit an all-time high of over $5 trillion, surpassing the previous record of $4.6 trillion set in 2007. U.S. M&A made up nearly 50% of the total. The “mega-deal” made a…
  • Feb 9

    The Board-Centric Annual Meeting

    The Board-Centric Annual Meeting
    For a growing number of listed companies around the world the annual shareholder meeting has come to resemble a trial by ordeal. Instead of the traditional town-meeting business forum, the AGM has morphed into a jousting field where…
Rank this Week: 43

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 45