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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

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/
  • Sep 15

    Christina Edkins inquiry finds missed opportunities to prevent killing – The Guardian

    Christina Edkins inquiry finds missed opportunities to prevent killing – The Guardian
    ‘A string of agencies and professionals missed opportunities to prevent the death of schoolgirl Christina Edkins, who was fatally stabbed on a bus by a homeless man with serious mental health issues, an investigation has…
  • Sep 15

    Retaliatory Eviction and Law Reform – NearlyLegal

    Retaliatory Eviction and Law Reform – NearlyLegal
    ‘The government (through its Minister for Communities and Local Government, Stephen Williams) today announced its backing to Sarah Teather’s private members bill, whose aim is to prevent landlords from evicting tenants who have…
  • Sep 15

    ICO needs to rethink how to tackle mobile apps privacy failings, says expert – OUT-LAW.com

    ICO needs to rethink how to tackle mobile apps privacy failings, says expert – OUT-LAW.com
    ‘The UK’s data protection authority needs to rethink its strategy for combatting failings in mobile apps privacy, an expert has said.’ Full story OUT-LAW.com, 12th September 2014 Source: www.out-law.com
Rank this Week: 2

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: 3

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 15

    Monday Night Open Thread

    Monday Night Open Thread
    Long day, just getting home. I'm going to catch up with ISIS and other news. DWTS has a new season tonight. Tommy Chong is one of the new contestants. This interview with him about the show and pot is pretty funny. (Added: I just saw…
  • Sep 15

    Congress and White House One Step Behind on Syria Rebel

    Congress and White House One Step Behind on Syria Rebel
    The White House is pushing Congress to vote on on arming the "moderate" Syrian rebels. Repubicans are getting on board, and a vote may happen Tuesday. If it’s not the Syrian opposition, trained and equipped by the United States,…
  • Sep 14

    Move Over ISIS, The Khorasan Are Waiting in the Wing

    Move Over ISIS, The Khorasan Are Waiting in the Wing
    The Associated Press today reports that ISIS is not a danger to America, but another Islamic extremist group, Khorasan (aka Khurasan), which is affiliated with al Qaida in Pakistan and Afghanistan and the Taliban, is working with Yemeni…
Rank this Week: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    30, 20 and 10 Year Sentences Handed Down for $37M Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

    30, 20 and 10 Year Sentences Handed Down for $37M Real Estate Ponzi Scheme
    Christopher Jackson, 46, Elk Grove, California, was sentenced to 30 years in prison; Michael Bolden, 60, Sacramento, California, was sentenced to 20 years in prison; and Victor Alvarado, 53, Sacramento, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for…
  • Sep 15

    Former Lawyer Charged with Defrauding Clients in Advance Loan Fee Scam

    Former Lawyer Charged with Defrauding Clients in Advance Loan Fee Scam
    Michael Rene Berlon, 55, Grayson, Georgia, former attorney, has been arraigned on federal charges of mail and wire fraud in Utah for his role in defrauding clients in an advance fee loan scam. According to the charges, and other information…
  • Sep 12

    Arrest Made in Advance Fee Loan Scam

    Arrest Made in Advance Fee Loan Scam
    David C. Jackson, also known as C. David Manns, 53, has been arrested on a federal criminal complaint charging him with operating an advance fee loan fraud scheme that defrauded individuals out of more than $3 million. Jackson was arrested in…
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 4

    FL - Why were service members targeted in local sex stings?

    FL - Why were service members targeted in local sex stings?
    Original Article 08/26/2014 By Noah Pransky Former Army JAG tells 10 Investigates the Air Force is breaking the law by participating in local sex stings where no military members are involved. PINELLAS COUNTY - Not only have Central…
  • Sep 4

    NY - Sex Offenders Housing Restrictions Are Pointle

    NY - Sex Offenders Housing Restrictions Are Pointle
    Original Article 08/25/2014 By Jesse Singal On Thursday, Joseph Goldstein of the New York Times reported that “Dozens of sex offenders who have satisfied their sentences in New York State are being held in prison beyond their release…
  • Sep 4

    NJ - Twenty years later, has Megan’s Law delivered?

    NJ - Twenty years later, has Megan’s Law delivered?
    Maureen KankaOriginal Article 08/24/2014 It’s been 20 years since New Jersey’s Legislature passed Megan’s Law. The two decades since have been filled with legal challenges and disappointment it didn’t accomplish what…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Sep 15

    BACK TO SCHOOL (NOT)!

    BACK TO SCHOOL (NOT)!
    This Student Program Card looks pretty empty .... (Only the youngster's name and student ID were removed from this photograph.)
  • Sep 15

    #CLEVE!

    #CLEVE!
    The Clevelander @ Marlins Park
  • Sep 15

    MY LITTLE VILLA

    MY LITTLE VILLA
    Cocoa Island by Como, Maldive
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/
  • Sep 15

    Cheating Scandal Embroils Law School In Federal Lawsuit

    Cheating Scandal Embroils Law School In Federal Lawsuit
    We can't say whether or not this student cheated. We can however, troll this law school for its pretty terrible grasp on how the justice system is supposed to work....
  • Sep 15

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.15.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.15.14
    * Tommy Boggs, the name behind Squire Patton Boggs, has died at the age of 73. [On Politics / USAToday] * As you read all the over-the-top awful details from the Rep. Mark Sanford divorce hearing, remember there was a day not too long ago…
  • Sep 15

    The Candy Crush Law School

    The Candy Crush Law School
    Law school gives up on recruiting people whose lives are going somewhere.
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

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
  • Sep 12

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?
    Se você se identifica com a nossa área de atuação e tem interesse de trabalhar conosco, conheça nossa oferta de emprego para advogado júnior. Clique na imagem abaixo  
  • Oct 21

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe
    Há nove anos, os presidentes dos tribunais superiores entregaram ao então ministro da Justiça Márcio Thomaz Bastos uma proposta de modernização do Judiciário, sugerindo uma série de…
  • Sep 26

    Yankees go home

    Yankees go home
     Artigo publicado no Editorial do Jornal valor Econômico em 26/09/2013   Yankees go home Por Heloisa Magalhães O “pito” de Dilma Rousseff nos americanos e a reação ao poder da…
Rank this Week: 10

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 11

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Nebraska v. Mantich 13-1348 Issue: Whether Miller v. Alabama – which held that a state may not sentence a teenage murderer to life imprisonment without parole unless the state provides a process…
  • Sep 15

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On September 18, the Heritage Foundation will host a panel on recent developments in campaign finance litigation and campaign speech, featuring Floyd Abrams, Erin Murphy, Ronald Collins, and moderator Adam Liptak.  The event, which will…
  • Sep 15

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    Briefly: The Georgetown University Law Center’s Supreme Court Institute has published its preview of cases on the Court’s docket for the upcoming Term. Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed reports on the execution last week of Earl Ringo, a…
Rank this Week: 12

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 15

    UN rights office welcomes150th ratification of disability convention

    UN rights office welcomes150th ratification of disability convention
    [JURIST] The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights [official website] on Monday celebrated [press release] the 150th ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities [official website; text] as Guyana…
  • Sep 15

    Bangladesh officials approve child marriage prevention law

    Bangladesh officials approve child marriage prevention law
    [JURIST] Bangladesh officials on Monday approved the Child Marriage Prevention Act of 2014, a law that sets a two year jail term for any person who marries a girl under the age of 18. The law, which was approved [bdnews24 report] during a…
  • Sep 15

    Afghanistan court sentences 5 to death for armed robbery, sexual assault

    Afghanistan court sentences 5 to death for armed robbery, sexual assault
    [JURIST] An Afghanistan court of appeals on Monday sentenced five men to death for their involvement in the armed robbery and gang-rape of a family outside Kabul. Two other defendants, out of the original group of seven defendants who…
Rank this Week: 13

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
  • Sep 15

    TSA Agents Demand to Pat Down Passenger AFTER His Flight

    TSA Agents Demand to Pat Down Passenger AFTER His Flight
    Via Amy Alkon, the stupidity of this speaks for itself. Kahler Nygard had “SSSS” on his boarding pass, which means he should have gotten extra groping from TSA in the security line BEFORE his flight. Someone decided he…
  • Sep 15

    Recreating Books and Records For a Tax Audit

    Recreating Books and Records For a Tax Audit
    You are being audited. These are some of the most dreaded words an individual or business will ever hear from a state or federal tax auditor. They invoke fear, panic, and sometimes anger. Most of all, they create a need for documentation.…
  • Sep 11

    “MLM Lawyer” Sued For Legal Malpractice

    “MLM Lawyer” Sued For Legal Malpractice
    This may be old news to some of you, but I’m finally getting around to writing about it. In June 2014, the receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi scheme case sued the infamous MLM lawyer Kevin Grimes (and his law firm) for legal…
Rank this Week: 14

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/
  • Sep 15

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Bitcoin in M&A, Lululemon IP, Moneyball in Employment Law

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Bitcoin in M&A, Lululemon IP, Moneyball in Employment Law
    Big data is everywhere nowadays, whether it’s dealing with consumers—or employees. Today we have two interesting posts on the use of data, one from InsidePrivacy on ways to use data without violating people’s privacy, and…
  • Sep 15

    Join me at Clio Cloud Conference in Chicago

    Join me at Clio Cloud Conference in Chicago
    What do you call it when one of Canada’s fastest growing technology startups puts a few hundred tech savvy lawyers in one event hall with mind–blowing sessions, awesome food and of course a few drinks? A Clio Cloud Counference.…
  • Sep 14

    Will social media become more important than mainstream media for law firms?

    Will social media become more important than mainstream media for law firms?
    Probably, but it may take a while. Talking to an established PR professional and a communication professional with a top 5 law firm, the holy grail remains getting coverage in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and other mainstream…
Rank this Week: 15

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 15

    Annual Conference on EU Asylum Law 2014

    Annual Conference on EU Asylum Law 2014
    Objective This conference will provide asylum law practitioners with practical insight into the current challenges and changes affecting applications for asylum in the EU under the subsidiary protection regime. It will also analyse the recent…
  • Sep 14

    Women in War and at War Conference 2014

    Women in War and at War Conference 2014
    The University of Warwick, Open University Law School and Aberystwyth University are hosting the Women In and At War Conference 2014 on 18th and 19th September at Scarman House (University of Warwick). Women’s roles in war are…
  • Sep 12

    The Legality of ISIS Air Strikes Under International Law

    The Legality of ISIS Air Strikes Under International Law
    President Obama announced in his speech on September 10 that the United States would pursue expanded military (air) strikes against the Islamic State or ISIS terrorist group in both Iraq and Syria.  Many academics have already…
Rank this Week: 16

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: 17

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/
  • Sep 15

    Guerra-Pujol on the Trolley Problem

    Guerra-Pujol on the Trolley Problem
    Enrique Guerra-Pujol (University of Central Florida; Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico) has posted Trolley Problems (Drake Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper proposes a novel and probabilistic…
  • Sep 15

    Bartholomew on Vulnerability Theory & Class Action

    Bartholomew on Vulnerability Theory & Class Action
    Christine P. Bartholomew (SUNY Buffalo Law School) has posted Redefining Prey and Predator in Class Actions (Brooklyn Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Aggregate litigation’s potential as a tool for the disempowered is…
  • Sep 15

    Balganesh & Parchomovsky on Structure & Value in the Common Law

    Balganesh & Parchomovsky on Structure & Value in the Common Law
    Shyamkrishna Balganesh and Gideon Parchomovsky (University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School) have posted Structure and Value in the Common Law (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 163, 2015,…
Rank this Week: 18

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 19

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 15

    Benzarti Presents How Taxing is Tax Filing? Today at UC-Berkeley

    Benzarti Presents How Taxing is Tax Filing? Today at UC-Berkeley
    Youssef Benzarti (UC-Berkeley, Department of Economics) presents How Taxing is Tax Filing? Leaving Money on the Table Because of Compliance Costs at UC-Berkeley today as part of the Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance…
  • Sep 15

    NY Times: Student Loans Increasingly Burden the Elderly, Not Just the Young

    NY Times: Student Loans Increasingly Burden the Elderly, Not Just the Young
    New York Times: Student Loan Debt Burdens More Than Just Young People, by Elizabeth Olson: [A]n estimated two million Americans age 60 and older ... are in debt from unpaid student loans, according to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New…
  • Sep 15

    State Tax Fairness Ranking

    State Tax Fairness Ranking
    Wallet Hub, 2014′s Most & Least Fair State Tax Systems: As a follow up to our 2014 Tax Fairness Survey which focused largely on federal tax policy, WalletHub has analyzed and ranked the 50 states based on the fairness of their state and…
Rank this Week: 20

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Even Redacted NR’s Show Problems at Foster Farm’s Chicken Factorie

    Even Redacted NR’s Show Problems at Foster Farm’s Chicken Factorie
    Washington Post’s Kimberly Kindy reported last week that a New York-based consumer advocacy group posted more than 300 pages of USDA reports on their Web site Thursday that show widespread... Continue Reading
  • Sep 13

    A Busy Week for E. coli O157:H7 is a Tragic Week for Children

    A Busy Week for E. coli O157:H7 is a Tragic Week for Children
    It has been a very hard week in the Pacific Northwest as we have heard about two youngsters killed by E. coli O157:H7 and at least two others severely sickened... Continue Reading
  • Sep 13

    PCA Salmonella Trial – It is now in the hands of the jury

    PCA Salmonella Trial – It is now in the hands of the jury
    In 2009 the Peanut Corporation of America peanut plant was found to be the source of a Salmonella outbreak blamed for the deaths of nine Americans and the sicknesses of... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 21

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 15

    Report – large US and global companies ready for a price on carbon

    Report – large US and global companies ready for a price on carbon
    “A new report released today by CDP, an environmental organization that gathers information on behalf of investors, provides powerful evidence that: There is a global corporate consensus that carbon will be priced; Businesses are…
  • Sep 15

    Digital Preservation Policy Framework: A Case Study

    Digital Preservation Policy Framework: A Case Study
    Digital Preservation Policy Framework: A Case Study by Daniel W. Noonan. Educause Review Online, July 28, 2014. “Digital preservation can be defined as the combination of policies, strategies and actions to ensure access to…
  • Sep 15

    The Impact of Time at Work and Time off from Work on Rule Compliance

    The Impact of Time at Work and Time off from Work on Rule Compliance
    Dai, Hengchen and Milkman, Katherine L. and Hofmann, David A. and Staats, Bradley R., The Impact of Time at Work and Time off from Work on Rule Compliance: The Case of Hand Hygiene in Healthcare (September 3, 2013). The Wharton School…
Rank this Week: 23

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 15

    “Philadelphia is really the Ground Zero for forfeiture abuse”

    “Philadelphia is really the Ground Zero for forfeiture abuse”
    “The City of Brotherly Love can’t get enough of its citizens’ property and cash. The city is in a class by itself in the world of civil asset forfeiture, says Institute for Justice attorney Darpana Sheth” in this Cato…
  • Sep 15

    “Law firm mistakenly identifies dead smokers as alive in 588 suits”

    “Law firm mistakenly identifies dead smokers as alive in 588 suits”
    Details, always those picky details: “A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of 750 tobacco suits, citing this major problem: The Florida law firm that brought the cases had mistakenly identified 588 dead smokers as still…
  • Sep 14

    “It’s getting harder to climb the ladder”

    “It’s getting harder to climb the ladder”
    Is the American job market becoming less fluid, as a new paper by Steven Davis and John Haltiwanger argues, with less job-switching and fewer vacancies opening up at established employers? And to the extent this is an unwelcome trend, which…
Rank this Week: 22

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: 24

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Sep 15

    Three Things Apple Can Do to Fix iCloud’s Awful Security

    Three Things Apple Can Do to Fix iCloud’s Awful Security
    Apple’s reality distortion field makes for epic product launches. But it doesn’t keep sext-snatching hackers out of your iCloud account. As the glow of Apple’s new iPhones and watch announcements fades, the company has yet…
  • Sep 11

    Feds Threatened to Fine Yahoo $250K Daily for Not Complying With PRISM

    Feds Threatened to Fine Yahoo $250K Daily for Not Complying With PRISM
    A secret and scrappy court battle that Yahoo launched to resist the NSA’s PRISM spy program came to an end in 2008 because the Feds threatened the internet giant with a massive $250,000 a day fine if it didn’t comply. The detail…
  • Sep 11

    How Online Black Markets Have Evolved Since Silk Road’s Downfall

    How Online Black Markets Have Evolved Since Silk Road’s Downfall
    When the FBI tore down the billion-dollar drugs-and-contraband website Silk Road last October, its death made room for a new generation of black-market bazaars—many with better defenses against the Feds. Nearly a year later, more drugs…
Rank this Week: 25

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Sep 15

    FERC Gives Final Clean Air Act Approval for Freeport LNG Export Terminal

    FERC Gives Final Clean Air Act Approval for Freeport LNG Export Terminal
    Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and the Clean Air Act, FERC Staff has prepared a final General Conformity Determination (GCD) for the Freeport LNG export terminal project near Quintana Island, Brazoria County, Texas.…
  • Sep 15

    Downeast LNG Files Status Report on Proposed LNG Export Terminal

    Downeast LNG Files Status Report on Proposed LNG Export Terminal
    Downeast LNG filed a report with FERC on recent pre-filing activities it has undertaken related to engineering and design, environmental surveys, stakeholder communications, and agency meetings for Downeast LNG’s proposed LNG export…
  • Sep 12

    Gulf South Pipeline Signs Agreements and Holds Open Season to Supply Freeport LNG Export Terminal

    Gulf South Pipeline Signs Agreements and Holds Open Season to Supply Freeport LNG Export Terminal
    Gulf South Pipeline (Gulf South) announced that it has signed 20-year firm precedent agreements with foundation shippers to transport approximately 1.4 Bcf/day of natural gas to serve the first two liquefaction trains of the proposed Freeport…
Rank this Week: 27

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
  • Sep 10

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Makarchuk v. State

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Makarchuk v. State
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – POSTCONVICTION DA 14-0082, 2014 MT 246N, GORDON MAKARCHUK, Petitioner and Appellant, v. STATE OF MONTANA, Respondent and Appellee.
  • Sep 10

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of K.R.W-B.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of K.R.W-B.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 13-0615, 2014 MT 245N, IN THE MATTER OF: K.R.W-B., A Youth Under the Age of Eighteen.
  • Sep 10

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Mahoney

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Mahoney
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0527, 2014 MT 244N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DANIEL MAHONEY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 26

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Sep 14

    El ventanal que siempre existió

    El ventanal que siempre existió
    Dicen que una mentira se convierte en realidad cuando la repites mil veces. Ese pareciera ser el caso de algunos medios de comunicación que en un exceso de la libertad de expresión hacen señalamientos que resultan ser…
  • Sep 14

    Procesan a adolescente como adulto por sus genitales grande

    Procesan a adolescente como adulto por sus genitales grande
    El servicio regional de prisiones de Moscú, Rusia, está revisando el caso de Tomas, un niño de 13 años de nacionalidad húngara, nacido en Ucrania, detenido el pasado mes de marzo en Moscú por haber…
  • Sep 14

    Abogado dice que lo engañaron con boletos de los Grammy

    Abogado dice que lo engañaron con boletos de los Grammy
    La Academia Nacional de Artes y Ciencias de Grabación (National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, NARAS) expulsó de la organización y demandó al abogado y representante artístico Matthew Blakely por…
Rank this Week: 28

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    New Issue: International Peacekeeping

    New Issue: International Peacekeeping
    The latest issue of International Peacekeeping (Vol. 21, no. 3, 2014) is out. Contents include:Filippo Dionigi, UN Security Council Resolutions as Factors of International Socialization: The Case of Hezbollah Hugh Breakey & Sidney…
  • Sep 15

    NYU Hauser Globalization Colloquium for Fall 2014

    NYU Hauser Globalization Colloquium for Fall 2014
    Here's the schedule for this fall's New York University School of Law Hauser Globalization Colloquium:September 10, 2014: Harold Hongju Koh (Yale Univ. – Law), How to End the Forever War? 9/11+13September 24, 2014: Robert Chesney (Univ.…
  • Sep 15

    Papastavridis & Trapp: Crimes at Sea / La criminalité en mer

    Papastavridis & Trapp: Crimes at Sea / La criminalité en mer
    Efthymios D. Papastavridis (Univ. of Thrace - Law; Academy of Athens) & Kimberley N. Trapp (Univ. College London - Law) have published Crimes at Sea /La criminalité en mer (Brill | Nijhoff 2014). The table of contents is here.…
Rank this Week: 29

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/
  • Sep 9

    Business as Usual During Alteration

    Business as Usual During Alteration
    In order to debug some very odd behavior under the hood, I’ll be doing odd things to the site theme in the next day or two. While it may temporarily change the looks, it shouldn’t change the content.
  • Sep 8

    The Rumors Were True

    The Rumors Were True
    Donna Shalala will ‘step down’ as U.Miami President at the end of the school year. It is with gratitude and affection for the University that I share with you my decision to step down at the end of the 2014-2015 … Continue…
  • Sep 4

    Gripe (Small)

    Gripe (Small)
    WordPress released a new version of its TwentyTen theme.  Would it kill them to include a changelog?
Rank this Week: 30

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 31

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/
  • Sep 12

    Making Technology-Assisted Review Problems Smaller? (Cartoon and Clip)

    Making Technology-Assisted Review Problems Smaller? (Cartoon and Clip)
    Keeping up with the promises and problems of Technology-Assisted Review (TAR) can be quite a challenge given the amount of writers and writing on the subject.  This week’s cartoon and clip features a way to make the challenges…
  • Sep 12

    New Survey Shows eDiscovery Workload, Predictive Coding Use Increasing

    New Survey Shows eDiscovery Workload, Predictive Coding Use Increasing
    By Doug AustineDiscovery workload, the use of predictive coding and projected rate of adoption of technically assisted review are all up significantly, according to a new report by recruiting and staffing firm The Cowen Group.In its…
  • Sep 11

    Convincing Employees to Use New Technology

    Convincing Employees to Use New Technology
    By Didier BonnetAll of our companies are digital now – or quickly becoming that way. Almost any enterprise you can think of, no matter the industry or sector, is trying (or being pressured by competitors) to use new technology to…
Rank this Week: 32

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 33

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: 34

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 15

    Of Judicial Notice and the Big Lebowski

    Of Judicial Notice and the Big Lebowski
    Last week, Doug Jasinski graced my post with a comment challenging my interest in how different media like blogs and Wikipedia articles find their way into judgments. His question: “Do 20-year old slacker movies…
  • Sep 15

    Ten Specific Strategies for Avoiding Communication-Based Claim

    Ten Specific Strategies for Avoiding Communication-Based Claim
    Problems with lawyer-client communication are the number-one cause of claims reported to LAWPRO. The way to prevent these claims sounds simple enough: Remind lawyers to communicate better with their clients. However, appeals to…
  • Sep 15

    Law Student Wellness and Mental Health

    Law Student Wellness and Mental Health
    There’s a new resource that aims to assist Ontario law students with issues relating to “stress, anxiety, and other wellness and mental health concerns.” JustBalance, which received funding from the Ontario Ministry of…
Rank this Week: 35

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
  • Sep 15

    African healthcare laid bare by Ebola epidemic

    African healthcare laid bare by Ebola epidemic
    Today, the outbreak of Ebola has meant that Sierra Leone’s struggling healthcare system, and others in neighboring African countries – particularly Liberia and Guinea – have been completely overwhelmed. The Ebola outbreak…
  • Sep 11

    Jon Stewart’s New Film Rosewater and Ongoing Persecution of Journalists in Iran

    Jon Stewart’s New Film Rosewater and Ongoing Persecution of Journalists in Iran
    When CBS’ 60 Minutes aired its 8 Days in Tehran program in May 2014, featuring seemingly unfettered access to Iranian officials and frank interviews with ordinary citizens, observers may have been justified in assuming that a new day…
  • Sep 8

    Declare Your Solidarity with Belgrade Pride 2014!

    Declare Your Solidarity with Belgrade Pride 2014!
    By Andy Graan, Amnesty International USA Country Specialist for Serbia, Macedonia, and Western Europe   LGBT activists and supporters in Serbia have been working tirelessly to prepare for Belgrade Pride, scheduled for September 28.…
Rank this Week: 37

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Sunday morning on September 14, 2014

    Sunday morning on September 14, 2014
    Charles Osgood introduced the stories for September 14, 2014. First, Scotland breaking away. Second, an interview with Jessica Chastain. Third, art on pets. Fourth, Anthony Mason on Questlove. John Blackstone. Steve Hartman on a…
  • Sep 13

    Washington Post reports US Patent Office initiating review of telework in response to Congressional inquiry

    Washington Post reports US Patent Office initiating review of telework in response to Congressional inquiry
    In a post by Lisa Rein titled -- U.S. Patent office: ‘We are committed to taking any measures necessary’ to address telework fraud --, one learns that the USPTO will be hiring an outside consulting firm to look into the handling…
  • Sep 12

    Facebook prevails in Pragmatus case

    Facebook prevails in Pragmatus case
    The bottom line in Facebook v. Pragmatus:Because the Board erred in construing “addressinginformation of [the] device,” as recited in each independentclaim, we vacate and remand. The appellant Facebook (represented by Cooley)…
Rank this Week: 36

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Off Duty LAPD Officer Killed In Torrance Motorcycle Accident

    Off Duty LAPD Officer Killed In Torrance Motorcycle Accident
    Erick Alcaraz, a 24-year-old LAPD officer was killed in a motorcycle accident in Torrance when he was off-duty. According to a KTLA news report, the fatal motorcycle crash occurred the evening of September 6 2014 at South Western Avenue and…
  • Sep 6

    Pedestrian Killed In Lakewood Hit-and-Run Crash

    Pedestrian Killed In Lakewood Hit-and-Run Crash
    Authorities in Lakewood are looking for a hit-and-run driver who they say struck and fatally injured 67-year-old Teresa Hernandez as she was walking to a hospital. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the fatal accident occurred the…
  • Sep 5

    Bicyclist Killed In Huntington Beach DUI Collision

    Bicyclist Killed In Huntington Beach DUI Collision
    Michael Bastien, 55, was killed in a Huntington Beach bicycle accident, which officials say, was caused by a suspected drunk driver. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the fatal incident occurred at the intersection of…
Rank this Week: 38

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 15

    Let Them Go?

    Let Them Go?
    Claire Enders (the Guardian) anticipates a host of changes for the media if Scottish voters opt to leave the UK and set up on their own. Among them: no access to the BBC--Scots will have to subscribe to SkyTV, Virgin...
  • Sep 12

    CATegorically Speaking

    CATegorically Speaking
    Reading and friendship are FUNdamental.
  • Sep 11

    The Good, the Bad, and the Rest

    The Good, the Bad, and the Rest
    Jo Becker examines the journalist genre of non-fiction for the New York Times here.
Rank this Week: 39

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 40

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 41

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    If you like your plan...Well, too bad, so sad

    If you like your plan...Well, too bad, so sad
    Alert reader Jeff M sends along this timely reminder of the upheaval the ObamaTax has had on those most vulnerable:"Two of Pattie Curran’s three sons have rare bone marrow failure syndrome combined with a secondary mitochondrial disease…
  • Sep 15

    Obamacare 2.0, Outlook Not So Good

    Obamacare 2.0, Outlook Not So Good
    Obamacare 2.0 is about to be unveiled (after the fall election, of course) and already skeptics are Don't count on it going well.playing "what if?". The automatic renewal process for those who don't pick a plan by December 15, 2014 may be…
  • Sep 12

    Observable result

    Observable result
    Years ago, my youngest had a particularly painful episode which necessitated a trip to the ER at the local Children's Hospital. She actually stayed there overnight, but was not technically admitted.I never really understood that, but was told…
Rank this Week: 42

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: 43

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    Settlement Reached In Presbyterian Church Property Dispute

    Settlement Reached In Presbyterian Church Property Dispute
    Presbyterian News Service and The Christian Post reported last week that a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit (see prior posting) brought against Presbyterian Church USA by the Dallas, Highland Park Presbyterian Church. Highland…
  • Sep 15

    Complaint Filed With HHS Over California Requirement That Insurance Policies Cover Elective Abortion

    Complaint Filed With HHS Over California Requirement That Insurance Policies Cover Elective Abortion
    Last week, seven employees of the religiously-affiliated Loyola Marymount University filed a complaint (full text) with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services objecting to a decision by the California Department of Managed Health…
  • Sep 15

    New EEOC Nominee Announced

    New EEOC Nominee Announced
    Last week the White House announced that President Obama will nominate  Charlotte Burrows to fill a vacant position on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Burrows is currently Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Department…
Rank this Week: 44

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 15

    Law Students Need to Hear about ‘Dark Side’ of Being a Lawyer, says Professor

    Law Students Need to Hear about ‘Dark Side’ of Being a Lawyer, says Professor
    Studies have shown that lawyers suffer from high rates of depression and suicide. A new paper by a law professor who battled clinical depression says law schools can do a better job of talking to future lawyers about the issue of mental…
  • Sep 15

    Justice Alito Urges Congress to Protect Nation’s Military Honors System

    Justice Alito Urges Congress to Protect Nation’s Military Honors System
    America's system of military honors is vulnerable to fraud, says Justice Samuel Alito. Justice Samuel Alito, who was honored at the 2014 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Awards gala in Knoxville, Tenn., spoke with…
  • Sep 15

    SEC Filings Flunk the Readability Test

    SEC Filings Flunk the Readability Test
    Examiners at the Securities and Exchange Commission spend some of their catching typos, demanding better punctuation and asking companies to rephrase impenetrable parts of official filings. So is it working? Not really.
Rank this Week: 45