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Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    By Popular Demand, I Am Changing The Headline On My Recent ROSS Post

    By Popular Demand, I Am Changing The Headline On My Recent ROSS Post
    I cannot remember the last time I changed a headline on a blog post or even whether I ever did. But by popular demand, I am changing the headline on my recent post about a study that compared the ROSS artificial intelligence platform against…
  • Jan 19

    How LexBlog Quietly Reinvented Itself This Year

    How LexBlog Quietly Reinvented Itself This Year
    The dashboard of a demo site in LexBlog’s new blogging platform. When lawyer Kevin O’Keefe started LexBlog in 2003, many in the legal industry thought the idea of a company devoted to nothing but lawyer blogs was crazy. After all,…
  • Jan 18

    Fake Lawyer Blogs Repost My Post About Their Fake Lawyer Blog

    Fake Lawyer Blogs Repost My Post About Their Fake Lawyer Blog
    If ever there was poetic justice, this is it. Last week, I wrote about several blogs that purport to be written by lawyers and legal professionals but that are in fact using fake identities. I discovered them after I noticed that several…
Rank this Week: 494

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jan 19

    The Validity of Section Two of the Fourteenth Amendment

    The Validity of Section Two of the Fourteenth Amendment
    The other day I posted a hypothesis that the current apportionment of the House of Representatives does not comply with Section Two of the Fourteenth Amendment. Before explaining that further, I must address the threshold question of whether…
  • Jan 18

    FAN 138 (First Amendment News) Forthcoming book: “Unsafe Space: The Crisis of Free Speech on Campus”

    FAN 138 (First Amendment News) Forthcoming book: “Unsafe Space: The Crisis of Free Speech on Campus”
    A call to arms for studnets and academics who want to turn the tide on campus censorship — Nadine Strossen  Seattle. He is the  deputy editor at Spiked, a British Internet magazine focusing on politics, culture and…
  • Jan 17

    Is the Present House Apportionment Unconstitutional?

    Is the Present House Apportionment Unconstitutional?
    I’m going to begin a series of posts about my next project, which will examine the Reapportionment Act of 1929; a critically important statute that fixes the size of the House of Representatives at 435 and delegates the reapportionment…
Rank this Week: 180

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Barack Obama's failed attempt to overthrow the Reagan Regime

    Barack Obama's failed attempt to overthrow the Reagan Regime
    Over at Vox, I have a new piece expanding on my earlier assessment of Obama's presidency.It's very hard to strike the right balance in such a piece.On the one hand, I firmly believe that Obama is one of the most successful presidents in my…
  • Jan 19

    The Supreme Court and President Trump Off to a Not-So-Great Start

    The Supreme Court and President Trump Off to a Not-So-Great Start
    After Barack Obama was elected President in 2008, Chief Justice John Roberts invited the President-elect to pay a courtesy call on the Court prior to his inauguration. The President-elect and Joe Biden accepted his invitation  and met…
  • Jan 19

    President Mayhem (with a war powers prediction)

    President Mayhem (with a war powers prediction)
    You may have seen those commercials for Allstate that feature a character called "Mr. Mayhem," that's what I had in mind.  Following up, we can usefully define the notion of the "Trump premium."  The premium is the difference…
Rank this Week: 283

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 653

Lowering the Bar

Lowering the Bar

Features humorous legal news.

http://www.loweringthebar.net/
  • Jan 19

    A Visual Study Guide for the New York Bar Exam

    A Visual Study Guide for the New York Bar Exam
    It also has many words, and might help you or someone you know who has, for whatever reason, decided to take the NY bar.        Related StoriesThe Tri-State Monkey Smuggle, and Other Stories 
  • Jan 18

    Bill Would Provide Immunity for Accidentally Running Over Protester

    Bill Would Provide Immunity for Accidentally Running Over Protester
    Let's apply the rational-basis test to this one.        Related StoriesSeriously, Though: Nobody Has the Right to AppealCourt Says Police Need to Make Time for “This Constitutional…
  • Jan 17

    “Downton Abbey” Congressman’s Indictment Is a Hoot

    “Downton Abbey” Congressman’s Indictment Is a Hoot
    At least he didn't delete any emails. (He actually said that.)        Related StoriesAbout Those FoldersALERT: There Are No Lawyers in the Kansas SenateCriminal's Modus Operandi Probably Just Means He…
Rank this Week: 732

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Jan 19

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Personal Jurisdiction: Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court

    SCOTUS Cert Grant on Personal Jurisdiction: Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s docket of civil procedure and federal courts cases continues to expand. Today the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court, which will review a California Supreme Court…
  • Jan 19

    Schwartz on Qualified Immunity

    Schwartz on Qualified Immunity
    Joanna Schwartz has posted on SSRN a draft of her article, How Qualified Immunity Fails. Here’s the abstract: Qualified immunity is a judicially created doctrine that shields government officials from constitutional claims for money…
  • Jan 19

    Baude on Qualified Immunity

    Baude on Qualified Immunity
    Will Baude has posted on SSRN a draft of his article, Is Qualified Immunity Unlawful? Here’s the abstract: The doctrine of qualified immunity operates as an unwritten defense to civil rights lawsuits brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. It…
Rank this Week: 229

Be BARBRI Ready

Be BARBRI Ready

Covers bar exams. By BARBRI.

http://www.barexambrief.com/
  • Jan 19

    #The3Llife: Bucket List

    #The3Llife: Bucket List
    GUEST BLOG by Lauren Rose, 3L at University of Detroit Mercy There is a light at the end of the tunnel! I have finally reached the last semester of law school. Graduation is in approximately 115 days (but who’s counting…). As a…
  • Jan 18

    #The2Llife: After a Restful Break

    #The2Llife: After a Restful Break
    GUEST BLOG by Dani Gies, 2L at UCLA School of Law Happy New Year! I hope you had a very restful break and that you are not too stressed over the receipt of your grades (or rather, your grades themselves). I spent two weeks with […]
  • Jan 17

    #The1Llife: The Wait

    #The1Llife: The Wait
    GUEST BLOG by Jackson Long, 1L at SMU Dedman School of Law Welcome back friends! After a nice long break (hopefully relaxing and enjoyable) it’s time to start the second semester of law school. Except you don’t know how the first…
Rank this Week: 127

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: 96

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    I love the historic Market Arcade building…

    I love the historic Market Arcade building where our offices are, and am very impressed with the way the landlord, Sinatra Realty, runs the place. One of the challenges of the place has always been the restaurant, which has been two different…
  • Jan 12

    I wonder if there are enough Senate…

    I wonder if there are enough Senate Republicans with the spine to trip up some of Trump's Cabinet nominees. I wouldn't have guessed Marco Rubio, and frankly the mere fact that they all knuckled under during the campaign isn't encouraging. The…
  • Jan 6

    I'd be really interested in knowing if at…

    I'd be really interested in knowing if at any point Donald Trump's campaign had an actual electoral strategy. Was there polling? Did they know that there were people out there like this? Did they see a path to the necessary electoral votes…
Rank this Week: 950

ACSBlog

ACSBlog

Covers progressive law and policy issues, with a focus on constitutional issues. From the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.

http://www.acslaw.org/acsblog
  • Jan 19

    Equality Deserves Commitment from Betsy DeVo

    Equality Deserves Commitment from Betsy DeVo
    by Lauren A. Khouri, Associate Attorney at Correia & Puth, PLLCThis week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) held a hearing on Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of the U.S.…
  • Jan 19

    A Legacy Worth Defending

    A Legacy Worth Defending
    by Christopher Wright DurocherLast week saw the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division release what amounts to a valedictory report on policing for the Obama era, detailing findings that Chicago Police Department…
  • Jan 18

    Public Goods and Economic Opportunity

    Public Goods and Economic Opportunity
    by K. Sabeel Rahman, Assistant Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law SchoolAs the incoming Trump administration prepares to take office, many Obama era policy initiatives find themselves in the crosshairs of the new administration and the Republican…
Rank this Week: 744

InfoBytes Blog

InfoBytes Blog

Monitors and reports on news, legal developments and legislative actions affecting the financial services industry. By Buckley Sandler LLP.

http://www.infobytesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 866

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jan 19

    Free Innovation

    Free Innovation
    Eric A. von Hippel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management describes Free Innovation. ABSTRACT: In this book I integrate new theory and new research findings into the framework of a “free innovation…
  • Jan 19

    Standard-Essential Patents and Market Power

    Standard-Essential Patents and Market Power
    Anne Layne-Farrar, Charles River Associates; Northwestern University, and Koren W. Wong-Ervin, George Mason University, Scalia Law School - Global Antitrust Institute Standard-identify Essential Patents and Market Power. ABSTRACT: While most…
  • Jan 19

    Anticompetitive Patent Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Anticompetitive Patent Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical Industry
    Olga Gurgula, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law discusses Anticompetitive Patent Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical Industry. ABSTRACT: Pharmaceutical companies use various strategies to protect their market monopoly. One of such…
Rank this Week: 66

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Jan 19

    Glenn Searles: Two Unsatisfied Tax Lien

    Glenn Searles: Two Unsatisfied Tax Lien
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 16, 2017 indicate that Ohio-based Cetera Advisors broker/adviser Glenn Searles has been the subject of a customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta…
  • Jan 19

    Douglas Pruett Was Discharged From Raymond James Financial

    Douglas Pruett Was Discharged From Raymond James Financial
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 16, 2017 indicate that New Jersey-based BCG Securities broker/adviser Douglas Pruett has been the subject of a customer complaint and was…
  • Jan 19

    Emil Botvinnik: Two Customer Complaint

    Emil Botvinnik: Two Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 16, 2017 indicate that former New York-based Newport Coast Securities broker Emil Botvinnik has been the subject of resolved or pending…
Rank this Week: 48

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 79

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
Rank this Week: 385

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jan 19

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Suspected Cop Killer to Represent Himself:   The man arrested for murdering an Orlando police officer last week appeared in court yesterday, announcing that he intended to represent himself.  Mike Arroyo of Fox News reports…
  • Jan 18

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Protesters Plot for Trump Inauguration: Anti-Trump protesters have been reportedly planning to interrupt travel to the upcoming presidential inauguration by blocking traffic into the DC metro line, a potentially terrorist act with possible…
  • Jan 17

    Treason? Not a Problem!

    Treason? Not a Problem!
    Among the most astonishing and damaging security breaches in decades took place when then-Sergeant Manning (who now calls himself/herself "Chelsea") released massive amounts of classified national security information to Wikileaks.  But,…
Rank this Week: 104

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
  • Jan 19

    Monograph on Intellectual Property Rights and Applicable Law, by Javier Maseda Rodríguez

    Monograph on Intellectual Property Rights and Applicable Law, by Javier Maseda Rodríguez
    It is my pleasure to give notice of a recently published monograph of my colleague Dr. Javier Maseda Rodríguez (Associate Professor of private international law at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain), entitled La ley…
  • Jan 17

    “And as the fog gets clearer…“ – May on Brexit

    “And as the fog gets clearer…“ – May on Brexit
    In her long-awaited speech on what Brexit actually means for the future application of the acquis communautaire in the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister Theresa May, on 17 January, 2017, stressed that the objective of legal certainty is…
  • Jan 11

    The Book: Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimension

    The Book: Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimension
    This book is a collection of papers presented at the 24th traditional conference Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimensions. The conference was organized on 19-21 May 2016 in Portoroz, Slovenija, by the Institute for Commercial…
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • Jan 19

    Who Created the Mirai Botnet?

    Who Created the Mirai Botnet?
    Readers will recall that late last year the Mirai botnet was used to take down large swaths of the network.  Victims included Brian Krebs (of Krebs on Security), Dyn (one of the largest network DNS resolvers) and almost the entire…
  • Jan 19

    Trump v. National Security Fact

    Trump v. National Security Fact
    In her post “On Bullshit and the Oath of Office,” Quinta Jurecic joined several other commentators in reflecting that President-elect Trump is a bullshitter — in the technical sense of the term as defined by…
  • Jan 19

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Foreign Policy warns us that the Trump national security team continues to be “missing in action” on the eve of the inauguration. The lack of key deputies may hobble the new administration’s response to emergency situations…
Rank this Week: 193

Real Estate Mediation, Real Estate…

Real Estate Mediation, Real Estate Mediation Services

Covers mediation news. By Jim W. Hildreth.

http://wwwrealestatemediation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Notary Fees Increase California

    Notary Fees Increase California
    January 19 2017Notary Public Maximum Fees Effective 1/1/17 Maximum fees that can be charged by a notary public for taking a proof of deed will increase from $10 to $15. Currently, the law sets maximum fees that may be charged by a notary…
  • Jan 14

    New California Update Law Disclosures on Death

    New California Update Law Disclosures on Death
    01/14/2017Keeping you informedDisclosures Death of Occupant Rule Clarified Effective 9/25/16 The existing law concerning disclosure of death of an occupant is clarified to say that the death of an occupant, or the manner of death, occurring…
  • Jan 9

    Legal Education California

    Legal Education California
    January 09 2017As a California Real Estate Broker, a Mediator with the California Association of Realtors, itis important to complete continuing education as to the profession.This week the California Association of Realtors are…
Rank this Week: 520

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Jan 19

    Edward Costello Has Received a Pending Customer Complaint

    Edward Costello Has Received a Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 17, 2017 indicate that California-based Securities America broker/adviser Edward Costello is the subject of a pending customer dispute.…
  • Jan 19

    Steven Finkel Has Pending and Resolved Customer Complaint

    Steven Finkel Has Pending and Resolved Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 17, 2017 indicate that New Jersey-based Merrill Lynch broker/adviser Steven Finkel has received several resolved or pending customer…
  • Jan 19

    Carol Silverman Settles Customer Complaint From 2015

    Carol Silverman Settles Customer Complaint From 2015
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on January 17, 2017 indicate that former New York-based Raymond James & Associates broker Carol Silverman has been the subject for several customer…
Rank this Week: 49

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    March On -- This Is Patriotism

    March On -- This Is Patriotism
    "And so we thought it was the right time to make a campaign that’s about diversity and inclusion, about people seeing the common bonds we have, and our connections as human beings. The idea was to take back a lot of this patriotic…
  • Jan 18

    Platitudes Will Save U

    Platitudes Will Save U
    I sent President Obama a letter about a month ago.  It was the first time since I was about eight, when I wrote an impassioned letter to Santa Claus (probably asking for a new bike or a baseball glove), that I had attempted…
  • Jan 17

    Annual Hall Of Fame Rant & Hypothetical Ballot

    Annual Hall Of Fame Rant & Hypothetical Ballot
    “Voting shall be based on the player's record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character, their contributions to the team on which the player played.” -- BWAA's Hall of Fame RulesRacists and segregationists who…
Rank this Week: 440

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Jan 19

    Thinking of divorce? E-filing may happen, says Ontario AG

    Thinking of divorce? E-filing may happen, says Ontario AG
    Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi hasn’t been shy about expressing the need to embrace technological advancement when it comes to the province’s justice system. On Jan. 18, at an event at the Law Society of Upper Canada, Naqvi…
  • Jan 19

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 19, 2017

    Legal news roundup - Jan. 19, 2017
    Canada P.E.I. premier moves to deter outlaw biker gangs from moving into province, Canadian Press Ontario man charged with defrauding woman in alleged spiritual scam: police, Canadian Press B.C. jury set to begin deliberations today for…
  • Jan 18

    Toronto Lawyers Association and Thomson Reuters host technology and the law event

    Toronto Lawyers Association and Thomson Reuters host technology and the law event
    Thomson Reuters and the Toronto Lawyers Association announced a new partnership Jan. 17 in Toronto. Former justice Colin Campbell, Monica Goyal and other speakers discussed improving technology in law firms and in the courts. 
Rank this Week: 164

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

Covers copyright and other intellectual property topics. By Tonya Gisselberg.

http://www.seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Jan 19

    State Law Can't Protect Butterfly Valve from the Copyright Preemption Net

    State Law Can't Protect Butterfly Valve from the Copyright Preemption Net
    Ultraflo Corporation manufactures butterfly valves for use in the transportation industry. Ultraflo redesigned its Model 390 butterfly valve with the help of employee Thomas Mueller. Mueller left Ultraflo to work for Pelican Tank Parts, one…
  • Dec 30

    No New York Common Law Public Performance Right for Sound Recording Creator

    No New York Common Law Public Performance Right for Sound Recording Creator
    We close 2016 with the latest on the Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM saga. My previous posts on this topic include Unhappy Turtles Take a Bite Out of Sirius XM for Unauthorized Public Performance, Flo and Eddie Goes for the Two Coast Punch…
  • Dec 16

    No More One and Done for DMCA Agent Designation Filing

    No More One and Done for DMCA Agent Designation Filing
    The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) shields online service providers from liability for copyright infringement for information uploaded to their networks by users, the “safe harbor,” if the online service providers meet…
Rank this Week: 123

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical licensing, medical malpractice and nursing home abuse. By Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm.

http://www.dallasfortworthinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jan 19

    Stryker Metal Hip Failure, Recall and Lawsuit

    Stryker Metal Hip Failure, Recall and Lawsuit
    Metal on metal hip implants have been around for the past two decades but they have been plagued with early failure, metal poisoning, tissue destruction and finally the need for painful replacement surgery. Metal on metal hip implants have a…
  • Jan 17

    IVC Filter Injury and Death lawsuits pass 3,000

    IVC Filter Injury and Death lawsuits pass 3,000
    The number of Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter injury and death lawsuits continue to climb and now are past the 3,000 mark over design defects leading to fractures, migration, tilting and perforation. Recent medical studies have linked IVC…
  • Jan 13

    DePuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Texas Trial

    DePuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip Texas Trial
    DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip Texas trial update. A federal jury in Dallas recently ordered Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary unit to pay more than $1 billion to six plaintiffs who claimed that they…
Rank this Week: 302

Internet & Social Media Law Blog

Internet & Social Media Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Jan 19

    Face Value: An Allegedly Co-Opted Photograph Turns into a $2.2 Billion Headache for Chipotle

    Face Value: An Allegedly Co-Opted Photograph Turns into a $2.2 Billion Headache for Chipotle
    Because celebrities closely guard their names and likenesses, lawsuits claiming high-dollar amounts for violations of those rights are not unusual. But a lawsuit for $2.2 billion dollars for a non-celebrity claiming a restaurant improperly…
  • Jan 18

    Do Not Wait until Mid-Stream to Revisit Content Sharing Agreement

    Do Not Wait until Mid-Stream to Revisit Content Sharing Agreement
    As more and more content that has traditionally only been offered over-the-air, through cable, or on satellite becomes increasingly available via the internet, television content providers must take care in scrutinizing their existing…
  • Jan 9

    Does the Fair Use Exception Shield Ivanka Trump from Artists Who Want Nothing to Do with Her?

    Does the Fair Use Exception Shield Ivanka Trump from Artists Who Want Nothing to Do with Her?
    Much has been written about how the Trump family uses their name to market their own businesses, but the Trumps are equally gifted at trading on others’ notoriety to promote themselves and their businesses. Consider the tweets or public…
Rank this Week: 764

My Shingle

My Shingle

Covers client relations, ethics, malpractice, legal research, marketing and solo practice trends. By Carolyn Elefant.

http://myshingle.com/
  • Jan 19

    Second Chance Solo

    Second Chance Solo
    What are older lawyers to do when their time expires at big law due to stringent mandatory retirement deadlines?  Some may decide to stop practicing law entirely – but for those who aren’t yet ready to leave to the courtroom,…
  • Jan 13

    Layaway Plan for Legal Service

    Layaway Plan for Legal Service
    Everyone is familiar with layaway plans. Most common in the context of retail (think Toys R Us  or Walmart, to name just a few), layaway plans give customers the option of depositing a fraction of the cost of the item they want to buy,…
  • Jan 11

    Do I Need A Payroll Service for My Solo Law Firm and Which One Should I Choose?

    Do I Need A Payroll Service for My Solo Law Firm and Which One Should I Choose?
    Although I’ve probably employed thirty people over the lifetime of my practice — as contractors, part-time associates, law clerks, or of-counsel, I never used a payroll service until a year ago.  Up until very recently,…
Rank this Week: 386

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    But For Video (Pedestrian Rundown Version)

    But For Video (Pedestrian Rundown Version)
    The video is graphic. Too graphic. A woman clearly in the cross walk gets hit by a mini school bus. The story from this Brooklyn accident at Nostrand Ave. and Ave. M, comes courtesy of the Daily News. Why write about it? Two reasons. First,…
  • Jan 18

    Zervos v. Trump (An Apprentice Sues Trump for Defamation — A Look at the Issues)

    Zervos v. Trump (An Apprentice Sues Trump for Defamation — A Look at the Issues)
    Donald Trump, who’s becoming a regular on these pages, was sued yesterday for defamation by a former Apprentice contestant, and it is clear he will have his hands full with this one. This post will look at a dozen issues in the…
  • Jan 17

    Thanks Obama

    Thanks Obama
    I confess I will greatly miss the presidency of Barack Obama. He has the qualities that I most value in a president: I want  a policy wonk. Fundamental to any leader is an ability to understand that the choices aren’t between good…
Rank this Week: 377

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Jan 19

    Talkin About My Generation

    Talkin About My Generation
    The Columbus Dispatch has (and an alert reader forwarded to us) a story on another of the recent spate of posted Ohio Bar disciplinary charges A Columbus lawyer faces disciplinary charges for allegedly accepting thousands of dollars in legal…
  • Jan 19

    Disbarment For Bank Robbery

    Disbarment For Bank Robbery
    The New Jersey Supreme Court has disbarred an attorney convicted of bank robbery and related offense. From the Disciplinary Review Board report Respondent pleaded guilty to an April ii, 2013 information charging him with bank robbery, simple…
  • Jan 19

    A Sad Emoticon

    A Sad Emoticon
    The Ohio Disciplinary Counsel has charged an attorney with misconduct in connection with his retention by Ms. Carla Stanley to file a motion to secure a judicial release of a third party. He allegedly failed to escrow and advance fee...
Rank this Week: 231

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog

Covers animal cruelty, animal law, pet trusts, factory farming and animal neglect.

http://aldf.org/blog/
  • Jan 19

    2016 Highlight

    2016 Highlight
    In 2016, three cases in particular highlight the importance and the broad range of our continuous work on behalf of animals.
  • Jan 17

    Why I applied to law school instead of veterinary school

    Why I applied to law school instead of veterinary school
    During the first week of December, Animal Legal Defense Fund founder Joyce Tischler presented the History of Animal Law at Harvard Law School. I heard Joyce give a similar talk eight years ago at the University of Chicago Law School, and it…
  • Jan 13

    Live Animal Mascots: A Tradition of Exploitation, Not Conservation

    Live Animal Mascots: A Tradition of Exploitation, Not Conservation
    All tigers are classified as endangered species. They need meaningful conservation, not exploitation for entertainment.
Rank this Week: 503

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Chicago Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury. By Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

http://www.salvilaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    Nora Medical Group, doctor accused of not diagnosing cancer in timely manner

    Nora Medical Group, doctor accused of not diagnosing cancer in timely manner
    CHICAGO (Nov. 17, 2016) – A married couple’s lawsuit against Andres Giraldo, M.D., and Nora Medical Group, S.C., alleges negligence in health care. The plaintiffs are represented by Matthew L. Williams and John A. Mennie…
  • Jan 19

    Salvi Law January Pet of the Month: Dime

    Salvi Law January Pet of the Month: Dime
    CHICAGO (January 20, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. We have teamed up with the Anti Cruelty Society in…
  • Jan 19

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard aims to find local pets a loving home in the New Year

    Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard aims to find local pets a loving home in the New Year
    CHICAGO (January 20, 2017) – The Illinois personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. has committed to finding local adoptable pets a loving home in 2017. The personal injury law firm that has locations in Chicago…
Rank this Week: 902

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jan 19

    Marblegate and a Dose of Reality for the Trust Indenture Act

    Marblegate and a Dose of Reality for the Trust Indenture Act
    The Second Circuit on Tuesday released its long-awaited opinion on the Trust Indenture Act, Marblegate v. EDMC. Several of us Slipsters have been discussing the case behind the scenes, and others will have (more intelligent) things to say…
  • Jan 16

    Scarcity, Money, and Undocumented Immigrant

    Scarcity, Money, and Undocumented Immigrant
    Scarcity refers to having less than one needs -- time, money, calories when on a diet. For example, not having enough money reduces a person's cognitive capacity as much as missing one full night of sleep. When Scarcity, by Sendhil...
  • Jan 11

    Bankruptcy Filings for 2017 -- Let's Say 767,000

    Bankruptcy Filings for 2017 -- Let's Say 767,000
    According to Epiq Systems, there were 771, 894 total U.S. bankruptcy filings in 2016, a decline of 5.8% from 2015. The overall annual decline in 2015 was 10.0% and was 11.8% in 2014. As I noted yesterday, the rate of...
Rank this Week: 758

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
Rank this Week: 42

Business Law Post

Business Law Post

Covers corporate law, securities law, intellectual property, and social entrepreneurship. By Arina Shulga.

http://www.businesslawpost.com
  • Jan 19

    Separation / Confidentiality Agreements Gone Too Far

    Separation / Confidentiality Agreements Gone Too Far
    It is not a surprise that employees are routinely asked to sign confidentiality agreements at the beginning of their employment as well as separation agreements at the end.  The problem is that sometimes such agreements limit the…
  • Nov 9

    FundersClub book: Understanding Startup Investment

    FundersClub book: Understanding Startup Investment
    Just recently, FundersClub, an online venture capital portal open to accredited investors, published a guide on startup investments. The guide is available online at their education center.  It's a great quick read for first time…
  • Nov 5

    Innovation among crowdfunding portals: a PBC that accepts Bitcoin

    Innovation among crowdfunding portals: a PBC that accepts Bitcoin
    Innovation in crowdfunding space continues, and I would like to report on two interesting developments.  Both have to do with the crowdfunding portal WeFunder, currently the largest Regulation Crowdfunding portal in the U.S. First,…
Rank this Week: 690

Microjuris al Día

Microjuris al Día

Covers news, events and resources for the legal community in Puerto Rico.

http://aldia.microjuris.com/
  • Jan 19

    Gobernadora interina firma orden ejecutiva que crea Concilio de Mujere

    Gobernadora interina firma orden ejecutiva que crea Concilio de Mujere
    “El Gobierno de Ricardo Rosselló continúa afirmando su compromiso con la equidad y la justicia social a favor de las mujeres, adoptando nuevas estrategias dirigidas a fortalecer nuestro desarrollo en la sociedad”,…
  • Jan 19

    Conferencia en UPR del juez Gerald E. Rosen, mediador en la quiebra de Detroit

    Conferencia en UPR del juez Gerald E. Rosen, mediador en la quiebra de Detroit
    La Escuela de Derecho de la Universidad de Puerto Rico (UPR) y la Red de Fundaciones de Puerto Rico invitan al público en general a la conferencia “Lecciones de una quiebra: Puerto Rico en el espejo de Detroit. Perspectivas del…
  • Jan 19

    Autoridades pretenden utilizar el Amazon Echo como evidencia de delito

    Autoridades pretenden utilizar el Amazon Echo como evidencia de delito
    Amazon Echo, el nuevo artefacto diseñado para ser un asistente virtual basado en comandos de voz, podría ser utilizado como evidencia en un caso de asesinato luego de que las autoridades a cargo de la investigación…
Rank this Week: 888

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Statistics Canada Article on Organized Crime

    Statistics Canada Article on Organized Crime
    The Statistics Canada publication Juristat published an article yesterday on Measuring organized crime in Canada: Results of a pilot project: "Organized crime has long been identified as a government priority and a public safety issue. As a…
  • Jan 18

    Supreme Court of Canada: 2016 in Number

    Supreme Court of Canada: 2016 in Number
    The Court.ca, the blog of the Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, has published a statistical overview of the decisions the Supreme Court of Canada delivered in 2016:"2016 was a fairly quiet year for the Supreme Court.  In total, 60…
  • Jan 17

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from January 1 to 15, 2017 is now available on the Court website.It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
Rank this Week: 698

New York Employment Attorney Blog

New York Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment agreements, employment discrimination and compensation issues. By Salvatore Gangemi of Salon Marrow.

http://www.newyorkemploymentattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 463

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 672

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Lübbe-Wolff: Democracy, Separation of Powers, and International Treaty-making

    Lübbe-Wolff: Democracy, Separation of Powers, and International Treaty-making
    Gertrude Lübbe-Wolff (Universität Bielefeld - Law; formerly, Judge, Bundesverfassungsgericht, Germany) has published Democracy, Separation of Powers, and International Treaty-making The example of TTIP (Current Legal Problems, Vol.…
  • Jan 19

    Reinbold: Seeing the Myth in Human Right

    Reinbold: Seeing the Myth in Human Right
    Jenna Reinbold (Colgate Univ. - Religion) has published Seeing the Myth in Human Rights (Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 2017). Here's the abstract:The 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been called one of the most powerful documents…
  • Jan 19

    Call for Papers: Is a Multilateral Investment Treaty Needed?

    Call for Papers: Is a Multilateral Investment Treaty Needed?
    The World Trade Institute at the University of Bern has issued a call for papers for a conference on "Is a Multilateral Investment Treaty Needed?," which will take place on June 19, 2017. The call is here.
Rank this Week: 26

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
  • Jan 16

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole

    Some of My Favorite Houston-Area Golf Hole
    One of my resolutions for 2017 is to blog more, so here we go. The video below contains photos that I’ve taken over the years of some of my favorite holes from about a dozen Houston-area golf courses that I’ve … Continue…
  • Sep 26

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story

    My Favorite Arnold Palmer Story
    Arnold Palmer, one of the iconic figures of our time, died on Sunday at the age of 87. Palmer’s story is truly remarkable. Charismatic and dashing, Arnie burst on to the national scene in the mid-1950’s just as the age ……
Rank this Week: 328

Real Property & Environmental Law…

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

Covers transactional real estate, development/redevelopment, and environmental law. By Gibbons.

http://www.rpelawalert.com/
Rank this Week: 351

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

An online repository for intellectual property articles, papers and news.

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Jan 19

    Mozambique: Rights Holders Required to File Declaration of Intention to Use

    Mozambique: Rights Holders Required to File Declaration of Intention to Use
    The team from Rouse Africa is reporting that the Trademark office in Mozambique has recently made it a requirement for rights holders, holding International Registrations designating Mozambique, to file further declarations of…
  • Jan 19

    Dutch Anti-piracy Group BREIN Removes 231 Illegal Site

    Dutch Anti-piracy Group BREIN Removes 231 Illegal Site
    In 2016, Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN, took down 231 illegal websites as part of its enforcement actions. BREIN pulled 231 illegal sites and services offline including 84 linking sites, 63 streaming portals, and 34 torrent [...] The post…
  • Jan 17

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Testify in Lawsuit Alleging Oculus Stole VR Technology

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Testify in Lawsuit Alleging Oculus Stole VR Technology
    An intellectual property lawsuit over who owns the technology behind a game-changing virtual reality headset is expected to bring Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other high-profile tech executives to Dallas later this week. At issues is…
Rank this Week: 545

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jan 19

    Recycling Probation Violation

    Recycling Probation Violation
    Can a court respond to the same offending behavior by a probationer more than once? In this prior post I talked about the interplay between probation violations and new criminal charges based on the same behavior. Today’s post is…
  • Jan 18

    Special Rules for Pleading and Trying Habitual Offense

    Special Rules for Pleading and Trying Habitual Offense
    Everyone knows that having a criminal history is bad. John wrote earlier this week about C-CAT, an on-line, searchable database that helps folks identify many of the non-criminal consequences of a conviction—like losing a professional…
  • Jan 17

    Announcing C-CAT 2.0

    Announcing C-CAT 2.0
    Several years ago the School obtained a grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation to create an online, searchable database of the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction in North Carolina. In 2012, after two years of legal and IT…
Rank this Week: 937

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Jan 19

    Heraldry mystery solved

    Heraldry mystery solved
    One of our outstanding acquisitions of 2016 was a lovely calligraphic manuscript with a hand-painted image of Lady Justice. The image was the unanimous choice to adorn the Lillian Goldman Law Library’s 2016-2017 holiday card.
  • Jan 3

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift
    The Rare Book Collection is honored to be the recipient of a bequest from the estate of Professor S. F. C. Milsom (1923-2016): the 1561 Richard Tottel edition of the Novae Narrationes. What makes the gift special is the stature of its donor,…
  • Nov 15

    Recent acquisitions in Cuban law

    Recent acquisitions in Cuban law
    A number of our recent acquisitions are in the field of Cuban law. Here are some of the highlights.
Rank this Week: 395

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Jan 19

    Heraldry mystery solved

    Heraldry mystery solved
    One of our outstanding acquisitions of 2016 was a lovely calligraphic manuscript with a hand-painted image of Lady Justice. The image was the unanimous choice to adorn the Lillian Goldman Law Library’s 2016-2017 holiday card.
  • Jan 7

    Research Courses Spring 2017

    Research Courses Spring 2017
    Here are the research courses offered Spring 2016. Please contact Julie Krishnaswami or John Nann if you have any questions. ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH: METHODS AND SOURCES (“ALR”) (21027) 
  • Jan 3

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift

    The Rare Book Collection opens 2017 with an outstanding gift
    The Rare Book Collection is honored to be the recipient of a bequest from the estate of Professor S. F. C. Milsom (1923-2016): the 1561 Richard Tottel edition of the Novae Narrationes. What makes the gift special is the stature of its donor,…
Rank this Week: 357

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jan 19

    Menell on the Oracle v. Google Litigation and Copyright Law

    Menell on the Oracle v. Google Litigation and Copyright Law
    Peter S. Menell, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, has published Rise of the API Copyright Dead?: An Updated Epitaph for Copyright Protection of Network and Functional Features of Computer Software. Here is the abstract.…
  • Jan 16

    A New Blog About Fashion and Law, From Two Canadian Law Student

    A New Blog About Fashion and Law, From Two Canadian Law Student
    Two Osgoode Hall law students, Saba Samarian and Alessia Monastero, have launched a fashion law blog, Unprecedentedly Chic. It's aimed at the non-lawyer who wants to understand legal issues that have an impact on fashion and related…
  • Jan 11

    Buzzfeed Publishes Original Memos Concerning Allegations Re Trump and Russia

    Buzzfeed Publishes Original Memos Concerning Allegations Re Trump and Russia
    Buzzfeed's decision to publish memos including unverified information regarding personal and financial information relating to President-Elect Donald Trump has caused some reaction among journalists. Here, a story from CNN, here a piece from…
Rank this Week: 455