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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

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/
  • Mar 31

    Energy Company Samson Hints at Bankruptcy

    Energy Company Samson Hints at Bankruptcy
    The energy company disclosed in a regulatory filing that it might try to reorganize under Chapter 11 and had hired advisers to assist in its efforts.
  • Mar 31

    GoDaddy Said to Price I.P.O. Above Expected Range

    GoDaddy Said to Price I.P.O. Above Expected Range
    The Internet registration company sold stock at $20 a share, raising $440 million and putting its market value at just more than $3 billion.
  • Mar 31

    Etsy Sets Price Range for Its I.P.O.

    Etsy Sets Price Range for Its I.P.O.
    At the midpoint of the range, the online marketplace beloved by makers of handmade jewelry and yoga bags would be valued at $1.2 billion.
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Mar 31

    How To Make Sure Startup Clients Do Not Waste Your Time

    How To Make Sure Startup Clients Do Not Waste Your Time
    Before they hit it big, startups are pretty useless clients. Here's how you can avoid wasting your time.
  • Mar 31

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.31.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.31.15
    * The Supreme Court decided that government-issued GPS trackers violate 4th Amendment. My GPS device is my phone -- can we get on protecting that? [Gizmodo] * More on the subtle differences between the Indiana RFRA and the post-Hobby Lobby…
  • Mar 31

    Law Bloggers, Now With Sound: Converge Podcast Round-Up

    Law Bloggers, Now With Sound: Converge Podcast Round-Up
    Audio highlights of the 2015 ATL Converge conference.
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Hayashi Presents Phantom Income and the Simple Economics of Paying In Kind Today at Georgetown

    Hayashi Presents Phantom Income and the Simple Economics of Paying In Kind Today at Georgetown
    Andrew T. Hayashi (Virginia) presents Taxing Committed Consumption and the Simple Economics of Paying in Kind at Georgetown today as part of its Tax Law and Public Finance Workshop Series hosted by John Brooks, Itai Grinberg, and David…
  • Mar 31

    Oei Presents Can Sharing Be Taxed? Today at NYU

    Oei Presents Can Sharing Be Taxed? Today at NYU
    Shu-Yi Oei (Tulane) presents Can Sharing Be Taxed?, 93 Wash. U. L. Rev. ___ (2016) (with Diane M. Ring (Boston College)), at NYU today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Daniel Shaviro and Alan Viard: The past few years…
  • Mar 31

    The Growth in Lawyer Employment

    The Growth in Lawyer Employment
    Michael Simkovic (Seton Hall), The Absence of Evidence for Structural Change: Growth in Lawyer Employment and Earnings: There have been a lot of doom-and-gloom reports about layoffs and collapsing job opportunities for lawyers. As we’ve…
Rank this Week: 4

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 31

    Judy Clarke: How to Save a Life

    Judy Clarke: How to Save a Life
    Vanity Fair has an excellent new profile of Judy Clarke. My favorite line, and it is not an exaggeration: Her record defending the indefensible speaks for itself. Among those who want capital punishment abolished in this country, Judy…
  • Mar 30

    ISIS Releases Dabiq Issue #8

    ISIS Releases Dabiq Issue #8
    Issue #8 of the Islamic State's English magazine, Dabiq, has been released. The cover title says "Shari'ah Alone Will Rule Africa." You can download it here. As with prior issues, the last article is one by British hostage John…
  • Mar 30

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Mar 31

    O'Neill on Individualism, Communitarianism, and the United State

    O'Neill on Individualism, Communitarianism, and the United State
    Timothy P. O'Neill (John Marshall Law School) has posted America the Eusocial (49 New England Law Review On Remand 71 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: E.J. Dionne in his book "Our Divided Political Heart" argues that the…
  • Mar 31

    Frye on Eldred v. Ashcroft & the Supreme Court's Recent Rational Basis Case

    Frye on Eldred v. Ashcroft & the Supreme Court's Recent Rational Basis Case
    Brian L. Frye (University of Kentucky - College of Law) has posted Eldred & the New Rationality on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Historically, the rational basis test has been a constitutional rubber stamp. In Eldred v. Ashcroft and…
  • Mar 31

    Resta on Comparative Law & Dignity

    Resta on Comparative Law & Dignity
    Giorgio Resta (Università degli Studi di Bari, Law Faculty) has posted The Law of Human Dignity (Brief, p. 17, February 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: How is the principle of human dignity apprehended by the law? What are...
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Because of one womans jealously over another

    Because of one womans jealously over another
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Not Guilty: My voice shakes after 8.5 years of incarceration. I have been humbled through and through; and yet, nothing will stop me from…
  • Mar 21

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Hard Life: I am a wife of a very low to no risk R.S.O. We are so affected with this SORNA and International Megan's Law. The majority of…
  • Mar 21

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By James: I just received a letter in the mail from my Probation Officer that he has scheduled me for a Lie Detector test/polygraph test in…
Rank this Week: 7

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Man Admits Defrauding Real Estate Investor

    Man Admits Defrauding Real Estate Investor
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Xue Heu, 38, Modesto, California, pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud in connection with a fraudulent real estate investment scheme wherein he gave investors fraudulent documents, such as grant deeds, HUD-1…
  • Mar 30

    Former Head Teller Sentenced for Fraudulent Loan Scheme

    Former Head Teller Sentenced for Fraudulent Loan Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Teresa Wieringo Humphries, 60, Madison Heights, Virginia, the former head teller of the Lynrocten Credit Union, Lynchburg, Virginia, was sentenced on federal embezzlement charges for her role in a scheme whereby she, and…
  • Mar 30

    Mortgage Fraudster Receives 11 Year Prison Sentence

    Mortgage Fraudster Receives 11 Year Prison Sentence
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jonathan L. Herbert, 36, Lighthouse Point, Florida, was sentenced to 140 months in federal prison for wire fraud concerning his bogus loan modification programs that duped struggling homeowners into sending their mortgage…
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

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/
  • Mar 31

    [Eugene Volokh] When may jury no-death-penalty decisions be trumped by the judge?

    [Eugene Volokh] When may jury no-death-penalty decisions be trumped by the judge?
    The Supreme Court will likely decide in the next few days whether to take a case raising this issue, Lockhart v. Alabama. If you’re interested in the right to jury trial — see, e.g., Ring v. Arizona, which held that any facts…
  • Mar 31

    [Eugene Volokh] Many thanks to those who helped with Chan v. Elli

    [Eugene Volokh] Many thanks to those who helped with Chan v. Elli
    I much appreciated being able to file a friend-of-the-court brief in Chan v. Ellis — last week’s Georgia Supreme Court decision that held that Georgia’s “stalking” law doesn’t restrict harsh public speech…
  • Mar 31

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The Supreme Court’s next Obamacare case(s)

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The Supreme Court’s next Obamacare case(s)
    On Monday, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Coons v. Lew, a constitutional challenge to provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) creating the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), an independent federal agency charged with…
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    Supreme Court rules on Supremacy Clause and Medicaid compliance

    Supreme Court rules on Supremacy Clause and Medicaid compliance
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled Tuesday in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center [opinion, PDF] that the Supremacy Clause [Cornell LII backgrounder] does not grant a private right of action to file a lawsuit. The court…
  • Mar 31

    Supreme Court hears arguments in patent dispute

    Supreme Court hears arguments in patent dispute
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral arguments in two cases regarding federal patent law on Tuesday. In Commil USA, LLC v Cisco Systems, Inc. [transcript, PDF], the court must decide whether the federal circuit erred in…
  • Mar 31

    Military judge rules medical care adequate for USS Cole bomber to stand trial

    Military judge rules medical care adequate for USS Cole bomber to stand trial
    [JURIST] A US military judge ruled [opinio,n PDF] Monday that authorities at the Guantanamo [JURIST news archive] detention center provide adequate medical care to Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the accused ringleader of the USS Cole bombing…
Rank this Week: 11

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 12

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/
Rank this Week: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Mar 31

    Study Casts Doubt on Kantian Link to Bulgarian Law

    Study Casts Doubt on Kantian Link to Bulgarian Law
    Pick up a copy of any law review that you see, and the first article is likely to be, you know, the influence of Immanuel Kant on evidentiary approaches in eighteenth-century Bulgaria, or something, which I'm sure was of great interest to the…
  • Mar 31

    Study Casts Doubt on Kantian Link to Bulgarian Law

    Study Casts Doubt on Kantian Link to Bulgarian Law
    Pick up a copy of any law review that you see, and the first article is likely to be, you know, the influence of Immanuel Kant on evidentiary approaches in eighteenth-century Bulgaria, or something, which I'm sure was of great interest to the…
  • Mar 31

    Barack Obama Commutes Sentences of 22 in Drug War Overhaul Effort

    Barack Obama Commutes Sentences of 22 in Drug War Overhaul Effort
    President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of nearly two dozen drug offenders, the White House said Tuesday, as part of his push to rethink the decades-long federal war on drugs and its harsh sentences for drug crimes.
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    Happy Cesar Chavez Day!

    Happy Cesar Chavez Day!
    Happy Cesar Chavez Day! KJ Related articles Cesar Chavez Day march shines light on LA produce workers' rights Hundreds March In Honor Of César Chávez Day What's Open, What's Closed for Cesar Chavez Day March, Rally Held In Support Of...
  • Mar 31

    Death on the Border Chapter 101: Drownings along Rio Grande spike after enforcement surge

    Death on the Border Chapter 101: Drownings along Rio Grande spike after enforcement surge
    Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia Here is the latest from AP on the latest U.S./Mexico border death trap. Bodies have recently been seen floating in the Rio Grande. There has been a spike in drownings since October. Immigrants, desperate to…
  • Mar 31

    Selena: Twenty Years Ago Today, The Queen of Tejano

    Selena: Twenty Years Ago Today, The Queen of Tejano
    Twenty years ago today, on March 31 1995, Latino superstar Selena was shot and killed by a devoted fan and former employee. The Grammy-winning singer was just 23 years old at the time. Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, known by as Selena, was...
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Mar 31

    "HB1228 passes House, heads to governor"

    "HB1228 passes House, heads to governor"
    "HB1228 passes House, heads to governor": Danielle Kloap and Gavin Lesnick of The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette have a news update that begins, "Arkansas's Religion Freedom Restoration Act was approved by the state's House of Representatives on…
  • Mar 31

    "U.S. appeals court overturns death sentence of California man"

    "U.S. appeals court overturns death sentence of California man"
    "U.S. appeals court overturns death sentence of California man": Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today. Today's decision contains a great deal of…
  • Mar 31

    "Report finds U.S. attorney staffers had suspicions about online commenting by prosecutors, but no facts"

    "Report finds U.S. attorney staffers had suspicions about online commenting by prosecutors, but no facts"
    "Report finds U.S. attorney staffers had suspicions about online commenting by prosecutors, but no facts": Andy Grimm of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report.
Rank this Week: 18

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Mar 31

    Senior Fullbright Scholar award for Secunda

    Senior Fullbright Scholar award for Secunda
    Congratulations to blogger emeritus and our friend Paul Secunda (Marquette), who has been awarded a Senior Fullbright Scholar award for this fall. He will be teaching and conducting research on the national pension program in Australia. Paul…
  • Mar 26

    Young v. UPS Musings and an Open Thread

    Young v. UPS Musings and an Open Thread
    As we all know by now, the Supreme Court issued its decision yesterday in Young v. UPS, which resulted in a 6-3 victory for the plaintiff. Congratulations to friend-of-blog Sam Bagenstos, who was closely involved in the case and provided...
  • Mar 25

    Young v. UPS: SCOTUS Interprets the PDA

    Young v. UPS: SCOTUS Interprets the PDA
    The Supreme Court issued an opinion today in Young v. UPS, a case concerning whether a pregnant woman denied a light duty accommodation under a policy that accommodated injuries caused on the job with light duty assignments, but did not...
Rank this Week: 19

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 31

    First Baby Born Free of Inherited Disease

    First Baby Born Free of Inherited Disease
    Lucas Meagu was at high risk for inheriting a rare form of muscular dystrophy that would have made day-to-day living very difficult. Yet, a groundbreaking technique pioneered by fertility doctors in London allowed Lucas to be born healthy and…
  • Mar 31

    Robin Williams Restricts Use Of Image

    Robin Williams Restricts Use Of Image
    Robin Williams will remain a missed presence in feature films in years to come, but his image or name will not appear in advertising or even referenced in future works. According to the Robin Williams Trust, Williams bequeathed rights to...
  • Mar 31

    Popularity Rises Among Reverse Morris Trust

    Popularity Rises Among Reverse Morris Trust
    When the Internal Revenue Service sent a bill for $413.44 to the Mary Archer W. Morris Trust in 1964, a legal wrangling ensued. The IRS claimed the trust owed unpaid taxes on shares it held in American Trust Co., a...
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Competitors in Merger Control: Shall They Be Merely Heard or Also Listened to?

    Competitors in Merger Control: Shall They Be Merely Heard or Also Listened to?
    Thomas Giebe, TU Berlin and Miyu Lee, Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics ask Competitors in Merger Control: Shall They Be Merely Heard or Also Listened to? ABSTRACT: There are legal grounds to hear competitors…
  • Mar 31

    Entertainment Made in Spain: Competition in the Bullfighting Industry

    Entertainment Made in Spain: Competition in the Bullfighting Industry
    Francisco Marcos, IE Law School has a very Spanish paper - Entertainment Made in Spain: Competition in the Bullfighting Industry. ABSTRACT: Controversial for many reasons, bullfighting is probably one of the most typical entertainment…
  • Mar 31

    The Application of EU Competition Rules in the Transport Sector

    The Application of EU Competition Rules in the Transport Sector
    Filomena Chirico and Itai Rabinovici (DG Competition) explore The Application of EU Competition Rules in the Transport Sector. ABSTRACT: Aviation continued in 2014 to be in the centre of the Commission work with a new market test before a…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 31

    Arkansas Legislature Passes RFRA Law That Is Broader Than Indiana'

    Arkansas Legislature Passes RFRA Law That Is Broader Than Indiana'
    The Arkansas General Assembly today gave final passage to HB 1228, the Arkansas Religious Freedom Restoration Act (full text) and sent it to Gov. Asa Hutchinson for his signature.  The bill's passage comes as growing controversy…
  • Mar 31

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Cases-- Installment 2 For the Week

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Cases-- Installment 2 For the Week
    In Epps v. Grannis, (9th Cir., March 27, 2015), the 9th Circuit upheld the district court's dismissal of a Muslim inmate's complaints regarding lack of a kosher diet, the prison's package policy, lack of a Muslim chaplain, failure…
  • Mar 31

    Interim Arrangement Gives Rhode Island Teachers Good Friday Off This Year As Lawsuit Advance

    Interim Arrangement Gives Rhode Island Teachers Good Friday Off This Year As Lawsuit Advance
    The Providence Journal reported ysterday the Cranston, Rhode Island School Department has reached a short-term settlement with the Cranston Teachers' Alliance in a lawsuit over teachers' right under the collective bargaining contract to…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 31

    <em>Armstrong</em>: Is Utterly Disingenuous Statutory Interpretation Ever Worth It?

    &lt;em&gt;Armstrong&lt;/em&gt;: Is Utterly Disingenuous Statutory Interpretation Ever Worth It?
    Howard already promised that my reaction to today's Supreme Court decision in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center would be "blistering," and I'd hate to disappoint. In a nutshell, a 5-4 conservative majority (the usual suspects,…
  • Mar 31

    Is § 1983 superfluous?

    Is § 1983 superfluous?
    I do not have a whole lot to say about Tuesday's decision in Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, although I look forward to reading Steve's (no doubt blistering) comments. But I do wonder about the question posed in the title, as well as…
  • Mar 31

    Atlantic Marine, Forum-Selection Clauses & Erie

    Atlantic Marine, Forum-Selection Clauses &amp; Erie
    I started off this month talking about Erie, so here’s another Erie post to bring things full circle. Back in the fall, I was glad to participate in the Hastings Law Journal’s symposium on last Term’s SCOTUS decision in Atlantic Marine…
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

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
  • Mar 31

    CFP & Conference: Creating Excellence in Learning & Teaching–Phoenix, AZ

    CFP &amp; Conference: Creating Excellence in Learning &amp; Teaching&ndash;Phoenix, AZ
    Arizona Summit Law School will host a conference called, “Creating Excellence in Learning and Teaching for Today’s Law Students,” on October 2-3, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ. Paper submissions for the...
  • Mar 31

    Call for Contributions: Encyclopedia of Privacy Rights in the Digital Era

    Call for Contributions: Encyclopedia of Privacy Rights in the Digital Era
    Authors are wanted to write entries for the Privacy Rights in the Digital Era: An Encyclopedia. This work is currently in development by Grey House Publishing . The encyclopedia is...
  • Mar 31

    Fair Use in the Digital Age–Seattle, WA

    Fair Use in the Digital Age–Seattle, WA
    The University of Washington School of Law will present Fair Use In The Digital Age: Understanding the Impact of Campbell v. Acuff-Rose‘s “Transformative Use Test” on April 17-18, 2015. This...
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 27

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 31

    Wednesday whimsie

    Wednesday whimsie
    Open Up Copyright 1. "“Fair copyright for all across Europe” rallying call from libraries, archives and charities" is the strident call from the Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals (CILIP), according to…
  • Mar 31

    A Kat revisits Broccoli & Tomatoes, part deux - what does it all mean?

    A Kat revisits Broccoli &amp; Tomatoes, part deux - what does it all mean?
    Fellow Kat David posted last week on the recent pair of Board of Appeal decisions G2/12 Tomatoes II and G3/12 Broccoli II (still not available in the online list of G decisions, but the previous post has links to the corresponding pdf…
  • Mar 31

    Brown epilators? There may still be one in Albania

    Brown epilators? There may still be one in Albania
    Don't even think it ...Some people are embarrassed at having excess hair, or at any rate at having hair where they would rather not be seen to displaying it. This is why epilators are so popular. Other people, this Kat guesses -- since…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 31

    Connecting the Dots Just Got Easier

    Connecting the Dots Just Got Easier
    It’s tempting (and fun!) to dismiss futurists and trend spotters as people who see connections and consequences where none exist. It is equally tempting (and fun!) to assume the role of the clairvoyant because, in the words of Future…
  • Mar 31

    G20 Decision by Ontario Court of Appeal Illustrates the Power of Video

    G20 Decision by Ontario Court of Appeal Illustrates the Power of Video
    Many Canadian cities are debating the use of body cameras by police and the privacy impacts involved. The Toronto police have started a pilot project. A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal relating to the G20 protests illustrates…
  • Mar 31

    Assisted Reproduction After Death

    Assisted Reproduction After Death
    The Alberta Law Reform Institute recently released their Final Report 106 Assisted Reproduction After Death: Parentage and Implications. My daughters, lovely irreverent young women that they are, sometimes joke about which one of them will…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • Mar 31

    Today’s transcript

    Today’s transcript
    The transcript in Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. is here. The transcript in Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, Inc. is here.
  • Mar 31

    Lawyers for same-sex marriage plea named

    Lawyers for same-sex marriage plea named
    Under gentle pressure from the Supreme Court not to split up the argument on single questions, the legal teams supporting same-sex marriage have settled on one lawyer to present each issue.  The teams thus have abandoned their earlier…
Rank this Week: 30

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: 31

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 32

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: 33

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 31

    Linked Data in Libraries: A Case Study of Harvesting and Sharing Bibliographic Metadata with BIBFRAM

    Linked Data in Libraries: A Case Study of Harvesting and Sharing Bibliographic Metadata with BIBFRAM
    Linked Data in Libraries: A Case Study of Harvesting and Sharing  Bibliographic Metadata with BIBFRAME, Karim Tharani. INFORMATION  TECHNOLOGY  AND  LIBRARIES  |  MARCH  2015 “By  way of a case…
  • Mar 31

    Five years after Deepwater Horizon, wildlife still struggling

    Five years after Deepwater Horizon, wildlife still struggling
    ScienceDaily via National Wildlife Federation – Five years after Deepwater Horizon, wildlife still struggling dolphins dying in high numbers; sea turtles failing to nest, March 31, 2015. “As the five-year anniversary of the…
  • Mar 31

    Homeland Security Appropriations: FY2015 Action in the 114th Congre

    Homeland Security Appropriations: FY2015 Action in the 114th Congre
    CRS – Homeland Security Appropriations: FY2015 Action in the 114th Congress, William L. Painter, Analyst in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Policy. March 16, 2015. “This report provides a brief outline of the FY2015…
Rank this Week: 34

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

    First issue of JAPA appears...

    First issue of JAPA appears...
    ...as pointed out by a commentator on the open thread. I'm reading the two articles on Continental figures (one on Nietzsche, one on Heidegger), and will have more to say in due course. Other comments about the first issue may...
  • Mar 31

    New Books in March

    New Books in March
    Authors and/or publishers kindly sent me these new books this month: Transformative Experience by L.A. Paul (Oxford University Press, 2014). Nietzsche on Ethics and Politics by Maudemarie Clark (Oxford University Press, 2015). The Oxford…
  • Mar 31

    Kids misbehavin'

    Kids misbehavin'
    Some of these are really funny.
Rank this Week: 35

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Mar 31

    Digital Identity and French Personality Rights As an Emerging Issue

    Digital Identity and French Personality Rights As an Emerging Issue
    Clare Linda Sullivan University of South Australia School of Law, and Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon, University of Southampton, are publishing Digital Identity and French Personality Rights – A Way Forward in Recognizing and Protecting an…
  • Mar 31

    Copyright Exclusivity and Creativity

    Copyright Exclusivity and Creativity
    Dan Burk, University of California, Irvine, School of Law, has published The 'Creating Around' Paradox at 128 Harvard Law Review Forum 118 (2015). Here is the abstract. In his article on Creating Around Copyright, Joseph Fishman argues that…
  • Mar 27

    ABA Forum on Communications Law 2015-2016 First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition Now Open

    ABA Forum on Communications Law 2015-2016 First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition Now Open
    The ABA Forum on Communications Law has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2015.2016 First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition. The forum is offering $5000 in prize money this year. Here's more about…
Rank this Week: 36

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
  • Mar 31

    John Bingham on “the People”

    John Bingham on “the People”
    I’ve posted previously about cases holding that illegal aliens are not included in the Second Amendment, in part because “the people” mentioned in that provision should be read as a term of art that means “people who…
  • Mar 30

    JFK on the Bill of Right

    JFK on the Bill of Right
    I’ve come across something that I thought I’d share.  In November 1963, President Kennedy filmed a short message that was to be aired in movie theaters on Bill of Rights Day.  Sadly, he was killed before that, and the…
  • Mar 30

    FAN 53.2 (First Amendment News) Court Denies Cert. in Two Free Speech Case

    FAN 53.2 (First Amendment News) Court Denies Cert. in Two Free Speech Case
    The Court released its orders list today and denied cert. into free speech cases: Dariano v. Morgan Hill Unified School District (Issue: Whether the Ninth Circuit erred by allowing school officials to prevent students from engaging in a…
Rank this Week: 37

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Mar 31

    NY Court of Appeals says: To Practice Law in NY You Need A Physical Office

    NY Court of Appeals says: To Practice Law in NY You Need A Physical Office
    The NY State court of appeals on 3/31 answered a question certified by the second circuit: Interpreting a NY statute, the state court said a lawyer who does not reside in NY must have a physical office to transact business...
  • Mar 30

    Veronica Root, "Modern-Day Monitorships"

    Veronica Root, &quot;Modern-Day Monitorships&quot;
    Article. Abstract: When a sexual abuse scandal rocked Penn State, when Apple engaged in anticompetitive behavior, and when servicers like Bank of America improperly foreclosed upon hundreds of thousands of homeowners, each organization…
  • Mar 30

    Conference Announcement: Reconsidering Access to Justice

    Conference Announcement: Reconsidering Access to Justice
    Lack of access to justice has long been a problem in the United States and other developed countries. Recent regulatory reforms - from the adoption of Alternative Business Structures in the United Kingdom to LLLTs in Washington State -…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Mar 31

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Huge EEOC Settlement, Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer, Content Marketing

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Huge EEOC Settlement, Bitcoin Ponzi Schemer, Content Marketing
    Ridesharing drivers are currently classified as independent contractors—it’s really a key cog that makes the whole system run. But should they be? Really, it’s hard to tell, and it doesn’t seem like there’s going…
  • Mar 30

    When in doubt tell yourself the truth

    When in doubt tell yourself the truth
    This from marketer and author, Seth Godin, writing that no matter the amount of external validation nothing can undo the drone of self criticism. You’re beating yourself up so badly that “One little voice in the ether that…
  • Mar 30

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Juries and Mandatory Minimums, Drugs on Costa Concordia, Trademark Bullie

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Juries and Mandatory Minimums, Drugs on Costa Concordia, Trademark Bullie
    We’re back at it on a sunny Monday evening in Seattle. But before jumping into the Top 10, a couple LXBN notes: Zosha writes up why the growing trend of legal representation for the unborn might be dangerous, and Young v. UPS trending…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 30

    IntLawGrrls at Oxford

    IntLawGrrls at Oxford
    IntlawGrrls Fiona de Londras and Stephanie Farrior find themselves both spending a sabbatical leave as Visiting Fellows at the University of Oxford, Fiona with the Oxford Human Rights Hub, and Stephanie with Kellogg College. …
  • Mar 27

    The Wallstrom Affair: Je Suis Margot

    The Wallstrom Affair: Je Suis Margot
    I wanted to alert our readers to the Margot Wallstrom Affair –because, most likely, most of our readers have not heard about it.  This is unfortunate because, as a journalist for The Spectator noted, “[i]f the cries of…
  • Mar 27

    Go On! PIL Workshop in Hamburg (deadline 31 May)

    Go On! PIL Workshop in Hamburg (deadline 31 May)
    The Working Group of Young Scholars in Public International Law has sent an invitation to a workshop on public international law (PIL) from 25-27 September 2015 in Hamburg, Germany. The full call for papers is…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Mar 31

    Coral Gable Chamber Candidates’ Forum (Part I): Group V

    Coral Gable Chamber Candidates’ Forum (Part I): Group V
    This evening the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce hosted its candidates’ forum for the upcoming elections on April 14. Group V, which went first, started with a moment of actual drama, and then had another dramatic moment with an…
  • Mar 22

    Legitimation Crisis?

    Legitimation Crisis?
    Looks like a duck…
  • Mar 17

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube
    Coral Gables Commission Candidates Group IV debate held March 16 at 7pm, as recorded by Coral Gables TV.
Rank this Week: 41

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 30

    DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road

    DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road
    Nearly 18 months after the Silk Road online drug market was busted by law enforcement, the criminal charges rippling out from the case have now come full circle. The post DEA Agent Charged With Acting as a Paid Mole for Silk Road appeared…
  • Mar 30

    Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum

    Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum
    Over the last year, Reddit’s “dark net markets” discussion forum has grown into one of the central fixtures of the online drug scene. The post Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum appeared first on…
  • Mar 30

    US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for Them

    US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for Them
    A a new document sheds light on the backstory behind the development of the government’s zero-day policy and offers some insight into the motivations for establishing it. The post US Used Zero-Day Exploits Before It Had Policies for…
Rank this Week: 42

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    New Maryland Malpractice Appellate Opinion | Habit Testimony

    New Maryland Malpractice Appellate Opinion | Habit Testimony
    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals recently handed down its opinion in Rosebrock v. Eastern Shore Emergency Physicians.  The opinion makes defense attorney’s jobs a little easier when it comes to admitting testimony in…
  • Feb 23

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?
    In any serious personal injury case in Maryland, you need an expert to testify.  Are there some cases where the injury is so obvious that a medical expert is not required?  There may be.  But anyone willing to take that chance…
  • Feb 12

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement
    Nearly a quarter of a million Americans undergo total hip replacement  surgery.  All of them do so reluctantly.  This invasive orthopedic surgery is a major operation.  Everyone agrees that there are unavoidable risks…
Rank this Week: 43

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 44

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Mar 29

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT
    The following note was penned to the co-ordinator of the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV), who asked me to go into some detail around the information security, gathering, archival and dissemination strategies I conceptualised…
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
Rank this Week: 45