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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 30

    ISIS Chief Spokesman Killed in Aleppo

    ISIS Chief Spokesman Killed in Aleppo
    This is pretty big. ISIS Chief Spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed in Aleppo Province. ISIS affiliated news agency Amaq has confirmed it and said he “was martyred while surveying the operations to repel the military…
  • Aug 29

    About Trump's Doctor

    About Trump's Doctor
    Donald Trump's doctor is getting examined by the media, and it's not flattering. Either is this predecessor article. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 29

    Kim Dotcom Extradition Appeal To Be Live-Streamed

    Kim Dotcom Extradition Appeal To Be Live-Streamed
    A New Zealand appeals court today began hearing the appeal of Kim Dotcom against extradition to the U.S. The hearing is expected to take six to eight weeks. Kim Dotcom has been requesting the hearing be live-streamed. Today, the court granted…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment

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

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release

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

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea
    Bryan D’Antonio, 50, Brea, California, pled guilty one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud related to his role as the owner and operator of a multi-million dollar fraudulent mortgage modification scheme that posed as…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

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/
Rank this Week: 5

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: 7

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/
  • Aug 30

    A LOT OF NOTHING FOR THE DCCC, NO?

    A LOT OF NOTHING FOR THE DCCC, NO?
    I know it’s late, but I need to check in one last time. After all of our leaders reached out this week, I was sure that we would crush our goal. But that didn’t happen. -When President Obama asked? Nothing. -When Vice…
  • Aug 30

    LEONARDO DICAPRIO NAMED IT

    LEONARDO DICAPRIO NAMED IT
    "Billionaire's Bay" @ The Brando
  • Aug 30

    LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THEM HASH BROWNS

    LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THEM HASH BROWNS
    @ The Beachcomber, The Brando
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 8

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/
Rank this Week: 9

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 31

    HRW: Iraq militias recruiting children from civilian camp

    HRW: Iraq militias recruiting children from civilian camp
    [JURIST] Iraqi militias are recruiting [HRW report] children from at least one civilian camp of displaced persons in the region of Kurdistan, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Tuesday. Witnesses reported that at…
  • Aug 30

    HRW accuses Palestine of free speech violation

    HRW accuses Palestine of free speech violation
    Palestinian authorities are violating free speech rights by arresting and abusing dissenting activists and journalists,Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] said [press release] Monday. The report details five cases in Gaza and the West…
  • Aug 30

    Bangladesh Supreme Court denies Islamist leader's final appeal, upholds death sentence

    Bangladesh Supreme Court denies Islamist leader's final appeal, upholds death sentence
    The Supreme Court of Bangladesh [official website] on Tuesday denied [judgment, PDF] the final appeal of Mir Quasem Ali, an opposition leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, and upheld his death sentence. Ali was sentenced to death in 2014 by…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    The Court after Scalia: What a conservative successor to Justice Scalia would mean for “affirmative action”

    The Court after Scalia: What a conservative successor to Justice Scalia would mean for “affirmative action”
    Roger Clegg is president and general counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity. I’ve been asked to discuss what will happen in the area of racial preferences – a.k.a. “affirmative action” – if Justice Antonin…
  • Aug 31

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    On Monday Senator Chuck Grassley suggested that he might be willing to consider President Barack Obama’s nominee, Chief Judge Merrick Garland, if enough senators push for a hearing after the November election. Coverage comes from Sam…
  • Aug 30

    The Court after Scalia: The future of voting right

    The Court after Scalia: The future of voting right
    Edward Blum, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, is the president of the Project on Fair Representation, which provided counsel to the petitioners in Shelby County v. Holder and Evenwel v. Abbott. …[In] a government…
Rank this Week: 11

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 30

    Early Returns from South Florida (Multiple 11pm Updates)

    Early Returns from South Florida (Multiple 11pm Updates)
    Most, but not all, of the returns are in for the Florida primaries and non-partisan elections, and there are some surprises: (UPDATE) Incumbent Debbie Wasserman-Schultz beat Tim Canova by 14%: she got 28,250 votes and Tim Canova got a very…
  • Aug 30

    .sig File Upgrade: Variable Weather Report

    .sig File Upgrade: Variable Weather Report
    (tl/dr: Michael is a geek.) For a very long time I’ve had a comment about the Miami weather in the last line of my email .sig file, something like “It’s hot here” or “It’s cool here” or occasionally…
  • Aug 29

    Terrific Article on the State of US Class Politic

    Terrific Article on the State of US Class Politic
    I Spent 5 Years With Some of Trump’s Biggest Fans. Here’s What They Won’t Tell You. Don’t be put off by the tabloid tone to the headline that Mother Jones slapped on this article, there’s a lot of smarts here.…
Rank this Week: 12

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 13

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/
  • Aug 30

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: AT&T, Privacy Shield, and Selling your Business.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: AT&T, Privacy Shield, and Selling your Business.
    Here’s Mondays Top 10 in Law Blogs, featuring numerous Ninth Circuit Court profiles on the latest AT&T decision. Ninth Circuit Decision in AT&T “Throttling” Case May Reset Boundaries Between FTC and FCC…
  • Aug 29

    Thomson Reuters and LexBlog co-host ILTACON Beer for Blogger

    Thomson Reuters and LexBlog co-host ILTACON Beer for Blogger
    LexBlog is honored to have Thomson Reuters co-hosting a Beer for Bloggers (and others) with us on Tuesday evening at ILTACON in Washington D.C. I started Beer for Bloggers thirteen years ago as a way to meet a few bloggers …
  • Aug 28

    Survey: Majority of Americans likely to hire lawyer active on social media

    Survey: Majority of Americans likely to hire lawyer active on social media
    According to a new survey from Findlaw, 54 percent of consumers say they would likely hire an attorney who is active on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This is particularly true for younger Americans – 69 percent…
Rank this Week: 14

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 30

    CRS – How Can the Results of a Presidential Election Be Contested?

    CRS – How Can the Results of a Presidential Election Be Contested?
    CRS Reports & Analysis Legal Sidebar – How Can the Results of a Presidential Election Be Contested?, August 26, 2016. “In the midst of the presidential campaign season, the possibility of election fraud has been raised. This…
  • Aug 30

    Pew – U.S. Public Wary of Biomedical Technologies to ‘Enhance’ Human Abilitie

    Pew – U.S. Public Wary of Biomedical Technologies to ‘Enhance’ Human Abilitie
    “Cutting-edge biomedical technologies that could push the boundaries of human abilities may soon be available, making people’s minds sharper and their bodies stronger and healthier than ever before. But a new Pew Research Center…
  • Aug 30

    Bike Index helps to fight bicycle theft

    Bike Index helps to fight bicycle theft
    Help us fight bicycle theft—register your bike: “The Bike Index makes stolen bikes harder to sell and easier to recover by making sure important information about your bike is there when you need it the most. The process is…
Rank this Week: 15

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: 16

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
  • Aug 31

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Nathan Richardson, University of South Carolina School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty Colloquium Series: Safety Valve: The Resurgent “Major Questions” Doctrine. No...
  • Aug 16

    TDM Call for Papers Special Issue on “Non-Legal Adjudicators in National and International Disputes”

    TDM Call for Papers Special Issue on “Non-Legal Adjudicators in National and International Disputes”
    The Transnational Dispute Management Journal invites papers for its special issue on “Non-Legal Adjudicators in National and International Disputes“. This special issue will analyse the current scenario, as well as...
  • Aug 16

    Call for Papers: TDM Special Issue on the “Time and Cost Issues in International Arbitration”

    Call for Papers: TDM Special Issue on the “Time and Cost Issues in International Arbitration”
    The Transnational Dispute Management Journal invites papers on Time and Cost Issues in International Arbitration. To better inform users of cost allocation practices and how they can be used to...
Rank this Week: 18

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth

    OPINION: State v. Weisbarth
    CRIMINAL – INCEST DA 14-0696, 2016 MT 214, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAVID THOMAS WEISBARTH, II, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.

    OPINION: Matter of A.M.M.
    CIVIL – GUARDIAN/CONSERVATOR DA 15-0141, 2016 MT 213, IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP OF, A.M.M., An Incapacitated Person.
  • Aug 24

    OPINION: State v. Blake

    OPINION: State v. Blake
    CRIMINAL – SEXUAL ASSAULT DA 14-0053, 2016 MT 212, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. THERON JAMES BLAKE, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 17

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Motorcyclist Killed in Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed in Los Angeles Hit-and-Run Crash
    Officials are searching for a hit-and-run driver who they say struck and killed a motorcyclist in Reseda on August 24, 2016. According to an NBC Los Angeles news report, the fatal collision occurred at the intersection of Vanowen Street and…
  • Aug 23

    Orange County Crash Fatally Injures Mother and Two Daughter

    Orange County Crash Fatally Injures Mother and Two Daughter
    Patricia Ledezma, 34, and her two daughters, Stephanie, 8, and Dayana, 4, were all killed in a Placentia pedestrian accident the night of August 20, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the mother and daughters were…
  • Aug 18

    Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal

    Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal
    A 43-year-old woman was fatally injured in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred just after midnight on…
Rank this Week: 19

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: 20

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 21

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Tropical Smoothie Café’s Egyptian Strawberry Hepatitis A Outbreak Goes Multi-State

    Tropical Smoothie Café’s Egyptian Strawberry Hepatitis A Outbreak Goes Multi-State
    51 people in five states are confirmed with Hepatitis A infections in an outbreak associated with frozen strawberries from Egypt that were served at Tropical Smoothie Café locations in Virginia. The vast... Continue Reading
  • Aug 27

    Why was the public not informed of the likely exposure to Hepatitis A?

    Why was the public not informed of the likely exposure to Hepatitis A?
    The number of people sickened in a Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen strawberries from Egypt served by Tropical Smoothie Cafe increased Friday to 35 as the timing of the... Continue Reading
  • Aug 25

    More with Hepatitis A Linked to Tropical Smoothie Cafe

    More with Hepatitis A Linked to Tropical Smoothie Cafe
    According to the Virginia Department of Health, there have been 28 confirmed cases of hepatitis A linked to frozen strawberries used at Tropical Smoothie Cafes across Virginia. This includes five... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 22

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 31

    “It’s what I do”: professional TCPA plaintiff had 35 cellphone

    “It’s what I do”: professional TCPA plaintiff had 35 cellphone
    “Melody Stoops admits she was in the ‘business’ of bringing lawsuits against companies over calls they made to her cell phones without her permission.” Storing the prepaid-service phones in a shoebox when not in use,…
  • Aug 30

    Teen shot by friend, survivors sue government

    Teen shot by friend, survivors sue government
    “The family of a 13-year-old boy fatally shot by a friend in a wooded area of Joint Base Lewis-McChord has sued the federal government, alleging a hole in the fence around the base contributed to his death.” [Tacoma News-Tribune]…
  • Aug 30

    August 31 roundup

    August 31 roundup
    “If you want lifetime employment, go into compliance.” [Daniel Yergin, WSJ via Arnold Kling] A Supreme Court with new Clinton nominees likely to spell bad news for business in arbitration, class actions, employment/labor,…
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Aug 24

    Choice of Forum Agreements under Brussels Ibis and the Hague Convention

    Choice of Forum Agreements under Brussels Ibis and the Hague Convention
    Our co-editor Matthias Weller has written an article on jurisdiction clauses under the Brussels Ibis Regulation and the Hague Choice of Court Convention (Choice of Forum Agreements under the Brussels I Recast and under the Hague Convention:…
  • Aug 23

    Legal Publisher in Munich seeks assistant for European Commission co-funded unalex project

    Legal Publisher in Munich seeks assistant for European Commission co-funded unalex project
    Project “unalex – multilingual information for the uniform interpretation of the instruments of judicial cooperation in civil matters” English or German native speaker with law degree and knowledge / experience in…
  • Aug 22

    New Edition: Canadian Textbook on Conflict of Law

    New Edition: Canadian Textbook on Conflict of Law
    Irwin Law has published (August 2016) the second edition of Conflict of Laws by Stephen Pitel (Western University) and Nicholas Rafferty (University of Calgary).  This treatise aims to explain and analyze the rules of the…
Rank this Week: 24

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jul 15

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

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

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”

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

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
Rank this Week: 26

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: 25

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
  • Aug 29

    Could you Live with “Ambiguous Loss”?

    Could you Live with “Ambiguous Loss”?
    Having a loved one missing creates a suffering that is unique and different from other kinds of loss. Unlike families who lose a loved one through death, where the loss is clear, the loss of having a missing person is ambiguous.
  • Aug 25

    With Whom are Many U.S. Police Departments Training? With a Chronic Human Rights Violator – Israel

    With Whom are Many U.S. Police Departments Training? With a Chronic Human Rights Violator – Israel
    When the U.S. Department of Justice published a report Aug. 10 that documented “widespread constitutional violations, discriminatory enforcement, and culture of retaliation” within the Baltimore Police Department (BPD), there was…
  • Aug 24

    DatNav: How to Navigate Digital Data in Human Rights Research

    DatNav: How to Navigate Digital Data in Human Rights Research
    From online videos of war crimes, to satellite images of rights violations in areas as reclusive as North Korea, to eyewitness accounts disseminated on social media, we have access to more relevant data today than ever before.
Rank this Week: 27

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/
Rank this Week: 28

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 31

    Former Models for Donald Trump's Agency Say They Violated Immigration Rules and Worked Illegally

    Former Models for Donald Trump's Agency Say They Violated Immigration Rules and Worked Illegally
    James West at Mother Jones levels a very interesting set of immigration accusations at immigration hawk -- at times at least -- Donald Trump. Trump, of course, has placed immigration at the core of his presidential campaign. West claims,…
  • Aug 31

    Latin American Countries Want US To End Cuban Preference

    Latin American Countries Want US To End Cuban Preference
    High level ministers of Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru have written an open letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asking for changes to the U.S. treatment of Cuban migrants.…
  • Aug 31

    Trump Meeting with Mexican President, Announcing Immigration Plan

    Trump Meeting with Mexican President, Announcing Immigration Plan
    CNN reports that Donald Trump announced last night that he will meet today with the President of Mexico just hours before he is set to deliver a speech focused on immigration policy. amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;img…
Rank this Week: 32

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 29

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 31

    Why Gene Wilder Was Special

    Why Gene Wilder Was Special
    This week we morn the passing of Gene Wilder. I always thought Gene Wilder was funny - really funny. Though I didn't really enjoy the film version of The Producers, Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles are great movies. In the...
  • Aug 31

    Scoping the Sharing Economy: Origins, Definitions, Impact and Regulatory Issue

    Scoping the Sharing Economy: Origins, Definitions, Impact and Regulatory Issue
    Cristiano Codagnone (European Commission – JRC - IPTS) and Bertin Martens (European Commission – JRC - IPTS) provide an overview of Scoping the Sharing Economy: Origins, Definitions, Impact and Regulatory Issues. ABSTRACT: This report…
  • Aug 31

    Does bank competition reduce cost of credit? Cross-country evidence from Europe

    Does bank competition reduce cost of credit? Cross-country evidence from Europe
    Zuzana Fungacova, Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT), Anastasiya Shamshur, Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia, and Laurent Weill, EM Strasbourg Business School, ask Does bank competition reduce cost…
Rank this Week: 31

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Aug 25

    Expert Witness Looks at a Jury From the Inside

    Expert Witness Looks at a Jury From the Inside
    Several years ago, I got called for jury duty. Unlike almost everyone else who complains when called for jury duty, I was thrilled. I wanted to be on a jury. If I was going to have to do my civic duty, I wanted to get something out of it,…
  • Aug 22

    GoFundMe Fraud Exposed by GoFraudMe Site

    GoFundMe Fraud Exposed by GoFraudMe Site
    GoFundMe scams seem to be growing by the day. While the GoFundMe fundraising site can be a great resource for people who need to raise funds for legitimate charities and needs, it has also become a hotbed of fraud. And with the site taking a…
  • Aug 16

    Executive Prison Sentences and Fraud Deterrence

    Executive Prison Sentences and Fraud Deterrence
    One of the key parts of Sarbanes-Oxley, the legislation created to address the problem of massive financial statement fraud at public companies like Enron and WorldCom, was the increased prison sentences for executives participating in fraud.…
Rank this Week: 30

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: 33

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 34

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 31

    Battle Over Plummeting Bar Exam Pass Rates Is Roiling Legal Education

    Battle Over Plummeting Bar Exam Pass Rates Is Roiling Legal Education
    ABA Journal (Sept. 2016), Bar Fight: Exam Passage Rates Have Fallen, but Battles Over Why and What It Means Are Roiling Legal Education: David Frakt is a lawyer, a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve and a former law professor who has…
  • Aug 31

    Pittsburgh Tax Review Publishes New Issue

    Pittsburgh Tax Review Publishes New Issue
    The Pittsburgh Tax Review has published Vol. 13, No. 2 (Spring 2016): Philip G. Cohen (Pace), The Long (v. Commissioner) and Short of the Substitute for Ordinary Income Doctrine, 13 Ptt. Tax Rev. 151 (2016) Bobby L. Dexter (Chapman), The Hate…
  • Aug 31

    What Law Schools Can Learn From Medical School

    What Law Schools Can Learn From Medical School
    Neil W. Hamilton (St. Thomas) & Sarah Schaefer (St. Thomas), What Legal Education Can Learn from Medical Education About Competency-Based Learning Outcomes Including Those Related to Professional Formation (Professionalism), 29 Georgetown…
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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/
  • Aug 31

    Matczak on Formalism & the Rule of Law

    Matczak on Formalism & the Rule of Law
    Marcin Matczak (Warsaw University - Faculty of Law and Public Administration; Warsaw University - Legal Philosophy) has posted Why Judicial Formalism is Incompatible with the Rule of Law on SSRN. Here is the abstract: When a judge follows the…
  • Aug 31

    Pasquale on Big Data & the Law of Health Information

    Pasquale on Big Data & the Law of Health Information
    Frank A. Pasquale III (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law) has posted Grand Bargains for Big Data: The Emerging Law of Health Information (72 Maryland Law Review 682 (2013)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Health…
  • Aug 31

    Lee on Poverty & Dignity

    Lee on Poverty & Dignity
    Jaime Lee (University of Baltimore - School of Law) has posted Poverty, Dignity, and Public Housing (Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Antipoverty efforts are persistently subverted by…
Rank this Week: 37

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Christiansen on Originalism in the State Court

    Christiansen on Originalism in the State Court
    Jeremy M. Christiansen has posted Originalism: The Primary Canon of State Constitutional Interpretation, which is forthcoming in the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy:Given the reach of federal constitutional law and the attention…
  • Aug 30

    Welcome, Gautham Rao!

    Welcome, Gautham Rao!
    We are delighted to announce that Gautham Rao will be joining us as a guest blogger over the next month.creditRao is an Assistant Professor of History at American University and a prolific scholar of U.S. law and governance in the early…
  • Aug 29

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Speaker Serie

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Speaker Serie
    The Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley has posted the lineup for its Fall 2016 Speaker Series. Some items of interest for our readers:Monday, October 10Edward L. Rubin, University Professor of…
Rank this Week: 36

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 38

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    The New Republican Party

    The New Republican Party
    From FB:  Bruce Bartlett and others are forecasting the demise of the Republican Party. In the sense intended, I think they are right but they might want to expand their imaginative universe.  I think we might well emerge with a new…
  • Aug 21

    Head-Banging Through the Weed

    Head-Banging Through the Weed
    It's head-banging time.  I have at hand a book that makes me crazy because it is so full of promise and comes so close and--okay, let me explain.The title is We Are Better Than This, subtitled "How the Government Should be…
  • Aug 20

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight
    We gave a few bucks to a favorite nonprofit a while back; I filed the receipt with every intention to forget about it until tax time. But a couple of days ago, among the usual welter of unsolicited catalogs, the mail brought an envelope with…
Rank this Week: 40

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: 39

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 29

    What you need to know about legalizing marijuana

    What you need to know about legalizing marijuana
    Ethan Elkind hosts KALW-FM, August 29, 2016 “This November, Californians will decide whether to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21. Polls show support for the measure hovering around 55%. If Prop 64…
  • Aug 29

    ‘Dog whistle’ is GOP’s longtime political weapon of choice

    ‘Dog whistle’ is GOP’s longtime political weapon of choice
    Ian Haney López quoted by The Chicago Reporter, August 29, 2016 Dog whistle politics is not the introduction of race into American politics. It’s been there for 250 years. Rather, it’s a recasting of race in American…
  • Aug 29

    Institute of Governmental Studies releases poll data on death penalty, bilingual education

    Institute of Governmental Studies releases poll data on death penalty, bilingual education
    Franklin Zimring quoted by The Daily Californian, August 29, 2016 “Executions are the third leading cause of death on death row (in California),” Zimring said, the first two being natural causes and suicide. But Zimring says that…
Rank this Week: 41

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: 43

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 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: 44

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Brief Thoughts on Al-Nashiri

    Brief Thoughts on Al-Nashiri
    As Steve Vladeck and Peter Margulies have noted, a major ruling was issued yesterday by the D.C. Circuit regarding the military commission against Abd Al-Rahim Hussein Muhammed Al-Nashiri. In short, Al-Nashiri claims that the military…
  • Aug 31

    Thoughts on Al Nashiri II

    Thoughts on Al Nashiri II
    Steve Vladeck this morning beat me to the punch on a key takeaway about the Al Nashiri II decision yesterday. But his attitude toward the subject is a bit different from mine. So while I agree with him on a crucial…
  • Aug 31

    DC Circuit in Al-Nashiri: All Clear for Military Commission Trial

    DC Circuit in Al-Nashiri: All Clear for Military Commission Trial
    The D.C. Circuit decided Tuesday that it would let a military commission take the first whack at a crucial issue in the prosecution of Abd Al-Rahim Al-Nashiri, the alleged mastermind of the attack on the U.S.S. Cole. Al-Nashiri, citing issues…
Rank this Week: 45