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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 4

    Bank of England in Money Market Inquiry

    Bank of England in Money Market Inquiry
    Britain’s Serious Fraud Office, is investigating whether the Bank of England played any role in rigging money market auctions during the financial crisis.
  • Mar 4

    The Trade: Despite Changes, an Overhaul of Wall Street Falls Short

    The Trade: Despite Changes, an Overhaul of Wall Street Falls Short
    There has been a lot of tinkering with financial regulation, bringing incremental progress, but more could be done for the banking industry to serve the good of the economy.
  • Mar 4

    British Property Secrecy Could Hide Crimes, Report Say

    British Property Secrecy Could Hide Crimes, Report Say
    Transparency International said that buildings owned by offshore companies could used for tax evasion, money laundering or the proceeds of illegal activity.
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 4

    The Top 10 Law Schools For ‘Job Accessibility’

    The Top 10 Law Schools For ‘Job Accessibility’
    How would you rate your law school's “job accessibility” score?
  • Mar 4

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.04.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.04.15
    * A Tampa law firm replaced its regular desks to make happier and healthier lawyers. I'd never heard of a tread desk, but I want one. [Bay News 9] * Prosecutors eviscerated after court finds out that they straight falsified the transcript of…
  • Mar 4

    Thanks So Much To All Of Our Advertisers On ATL

    Thanks So Much To All Of Our Advertisers On ATL
    Above the Law extends thanks to its advertisers.
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
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 4

    Tsarnaev: Judy Clarke's Opening Statement

    Tsarnaev: Judy Clarke's Opening Statement
    Here are some quotes from reporters in the courtroom who listened to Judy Clarke's opening statement in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial: Catherine Parrotta, Fox News and Jim Armstrong of WBZ (CBS): "We meet in the most tragic of circumstances."…
  • Mar 4

    All White Jury Chosen in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial

    All White Jury Chosen in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial
    The jury has been selected and opening arguments begin tomorrow in the death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with the Boston Marathon bombings. According to media reports, all of the 18 jurors and alternates are white. (More than…
  • Mar 4

    DOJ Report Confirms Ferguson's Racially Biased Policing

    DOJ Report Confirms Ferguson's Racially Biased Policing
    DOJ's report on its six month investigation into police practices in Ferguson, MO will be released today. Here's what it finds, according to the New York Times. The Ferguson Police Department was routinely violating the…
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 4

    SpearIt on the Eighth Amendment

    SpearIt on the Eighth Amendment
    SpearIt (Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law) has posted Evolving Standards of Domination: Abandoning a Flawed Legal Standard and Approaching a New Era in Penal Reform (Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 90, 2015) on SSRN.…
  • Mar 4

    Fennell on Resource Segmentation

    Fennell on Resource Segmentation
    Lee Anne Fennell (University of Chicago Law School) has posted Slicing Spontaneity (Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this symposium essay, I consider the role of resource segmentation — the natural or…
  • Mar 4

    Heald, Erickson, & Kretschmer on the Value of Public Domain Work

    Heald, Erickson, & Kretschmer on the Value of Public Domain Work
    Paul J. Heald (University of Illinois College of Law), Kris Erickson (University of Glasgow), & Martin Kretschmer (University of Glasgow) have posted The Valuation of Unprotected Works: A Case Study of Public Domain Photographs on…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY
    Advocates of sex offender registry reform will gather in a peaceful protest at the Florida State House in Tallahassee FL on April 22, 2015 during the annual Lauren Book's 'Walk In My Shoes' event. The Rally in Tally is a joint collaboration…
  • Feb 23

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage
    Original Article 02/20/2015 Damages of £20,000 have been awarded to a convicted sex offender who sued Facebook, the operator of a page called Keeping our Kids Safe from Predators 2. Facebook Ireland Limited, hosted the page, operated…
  • Feb 22

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?
    Original Article 02/18/2015 By Seth Ferranti In prison, there is no creature lower than a sex offender. Even snitches get a pass before these guys. SOs, chomos, pedophiles—the nicknames all mean the same thing, and they help average…
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 4

    Jury Convicts Woman of Using Stolen ID to Obtain HELOC

    Jury Convicts Woman of Using Stolen ID to Obtain HELOC
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Rachel Siders, 39, Roseville, California, was convicted by a federal jury and found guilty of bank fraud, making a false loan application, and committing aggravated identity theft. Siders’ week-long trial was held…
  • Mar 3

    Purported Real Estate Agent / Loan Officer Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud

    Purported Real Estate Agent / Loan Officer Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Dana Faulkner, 48, Oakland, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge John A. Mendez to one year in prison for conspiring to commit mail fraud and make false statements in loan applications. Faulkner is…
  • Mar 3

    Woman Admits Using Fraudulent Information to Defraud Lender

    Woman Admits Using Fraudulent Information to Defraud Lender
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Carolyn Marie Jones, 51, Corona, California, who was the chief executive officer of a high-end jean company that outfitted Hollywood celebrities, pleaded guilty in federal court to bank fraud and bankruptcy fraud offenses…
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/
  • Mar 4

    Blakesley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – WLR Daily

    Blakesley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – WLR Daily
    Blakesley v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2015] EWCA Civ 141; [2015] WLR (D) 96 ‘The Government was not obliged to make lump sum payments to successful applicants for asylum representing the difference between the support…
  • Mar 4

    AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Gunter Rechtanswaltsgesellschaft mbH – WLR Daily

    AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Gunter Rechtanswaltsgesellschaft mbH – WLR Daily
    AMT Futures Ltd v Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Gunter Rechtanswaltsgesellschaft mbH [2015] EWCA Civ 143; [2015] WLR (D) 95 ‘A tortious claim for inducement of breach of a contractual term providing for exclusive jurisdiction of the…
  • Mar 4

    JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank and another v Pugachev – WLR Daily

    JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank and another v Pugachev – WLR Daily
    JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank and another v Pugachev [2015] EWCA Civ 139; [2015] WLR (D) 94 ‘Under the terms of a freezing order the court had jurisdiction to order a member of a class of beneficiaries under a discretionary…
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/
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 4

    Egypt approves law aimed at improving investment interest

    Egypt approves law aimed at improving investment interest
    [JURIST] Egypt’s cabinet and the Ministry of Investment [official website] approved an investment law Wednesday aimed at protecting business deals from legal disputes or political changes and addressing investor complaints about…
  • Mar 4

    Azerbaijan urged to release political prisoners ahead of European Game

    Azerbaijan urged to release political prisoners ahead of European Game
    With the European Games [official website] approaching in Baku, Azerbaijan, this June, human rights groups on Wednesday urged the host nation to release political prisoners held on “trumped up” charges. The European Games are seen…
  • Mar 4

    Supreme Court hears arguments on health care subsidie

    Supreme Court hears arguments on health care subsidie
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Wednesday heard oral arguments [transcript, PDF] for King v. Burwell [docket]. The court is asked to rule on whether the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) [official website] may adopt…
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/
  • Mar 4

    GIVE THE GIFT OF EDUCATION

    GIVE THE GIFT OF EDUCATION
    NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL SAVE THE DATE GIVE THE GIFT OF EDUCATION Second Annual New York Law School Scholarship Benefit Dinner Monday, April 13, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. THE ODEON 145 West Broadway (at Thomas…
  • Mar 4

    SAY HELLO TO THE RANKO FAMILY

    SAY HELLO TO THE RANKO FAMILY
    Ranko Family With the adoption finalization on November 19, 2014, Liz and Stanley Ranko began a new chapter in their lives as they became the official parents to 5-year-old Angelina. After experiencing a lot of sleepless nights, stress,…
  • Mar 4

    #1 MILITARY POWER?

    #1 MILITARY POWER?
    Slightly More Americans Say U.S. Is No. 1 Military Powerlightly More Americans Say U.S. Is No. 1 Military Power by Andrew Dugan Story Highlights Fifty-nine percent hold this view, up from 53% in…
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 4

    Appeals Court Says Sunnyvale Gun Law Can Stay in Place

    Appeals Court Says Sunnyvale Gun Law Can Stay in Place
    A federal appeals court in San Francisco has allowed a California town's controversial gun-control law to stay in place, frustrating, at least for the moment, arguments by gun-rights activists that the law violates the Second Amendment.
  • Mar 4

    Federal Jury Finds Abid Naseer Guilty of Conspiring with al Qaeda

    Federal Jury Finds Abid Naseer Guilty of Conspiring with al Qaeda
    A jury returned a guilty verdict on Wednesday in the federal court trial of a Pakistani man accused of conspiring with al Qaeda to bomb targets in England, Denmark, and New York City.
  • Mar 4

    Defense Admits Tsarnaev Helped Carry Out Boston Bombing

    Defense Admits Tsarnaev Helped Carry Out Boston Bombing
    A defense lawyer for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev admitted at the outset of his trial Wednesday that he helped carry out the deadly April 2013 attack but said he was in the thrall of a self-radicalized older brother who…
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Mar 4

    First Circuit creates hard and firm standards before allowing sex offender penile plethysmograph testing

    First Circuit creates hard and firm standards before allowing sex offender penile plethysmograph testing
    Long-time readers likely can recall the occasional post throughout the years setting out some appellate jurisprudence as to when and how a court may rely upon or order sex offenders to be subject to penile plethysmograph testing. The First…
  • Mar 4

    Victims and law enforcement assail Gov Wolf's execution moratorium in Pennsylvania

    Victims and law enforcement assail Gov Wolf's execution moratorium in Pennsylvania
    As reported in this local article, folks in Pennsylvania unhappy with "Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on the death penalty gathered at the state Capitol on Wednesday to criticize that decision that they say was reached without input from…
  • Mar 4

    "Do the Koch Brothers Really Care About Criminal-Justice Reform?"

    "Do the Koch Brothers Really Care About Criminal-Justice Reform?"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new Atlantic piece by Molly Ball exploring what to make of the recent emphasis on criminal justice reform coming from politically-savvy billionaires. Here are excerpts: Here is the…
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 4

    Birth Tourism in the New

    Birth Tourism in the New
    In the story that is making the national news, the Los Angeles Times reports on what restrictionists will no doubt characterize as the latest episode of the alleged abuse of the American rule of birthright citizenship. The Times reports…
  • Mar 4

    15 Journalists Selected for Immigration Fellowship

    15 Journalists Selected for Immigration Fellowship
    Fifteen journalists have been selected for a fellowship program on the educational, economic and social issues faced by immigrant children and their families. The Institute for Justice & Journalism will conduct its annual fellowship…
  • Mar 4

    House Fully Funds DHS, No Immigration Rider

    House Fully Funds DHS, No Immigration Rider
    Sean Sullivan of the Washington Post reports that House Speaker John A. Boehner "surrendered [yesterday] to Democratic demands to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security, ending a tense three-month showdown over immigration. But…
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

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 3

    Arkansas Joins Tennessee in Prohibiting Local Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

    Arkansas Joins Tennessee in Prohibiting Local Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
    Last week, the Arkansas legislature prohibited local governments in that State from exceeding State law anti-discrimination protections—including protections against employment discrimination. The legislation—Act No. 137, or the…
  • Mar 1

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby
    Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo) has just posted on SSRN his article (42 Rutgers Law Record 109-25) The Aftermath of Hobby Lobby: HSAs and HRAs as the Least Restrictive Means. Here's an excerpt from the abstract: In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores,...
  • Mar 1

    Compa & Brooks on NAFTA & Labor

    Compa & Brooks on NAFTA & Labor
    Lance Compa and Tequila Brooks have just published NAFTA and the NAALC Twenty Years of North American Trade-Labour Linkage (2015). Here's a description from the authors: The 20th anniversary edition of the NAFTA and NAALC monograph in the…
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 19

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Reading the King v. Burwell transcript.

    Reading the King v. Burwell transcript.
    Here's the PDF of today's oral argument. I'm going to read it right now and give my immediate impressions.1. Justice Alito topped Justice Kagan at page 11, lines 7-13. Kagan had just sprung her elaborate clerks-writing-memos hypothetical, and…
  • Mar 4

    "In the shock scenario where Hillary bows out, the Democratic establishment would be initially stunned and directionless."

    "In the shock scenario where Hillary bows out, the Democratic establishment would be initially stunned and directionless."
    Says Bill Scher (at Politico), seeming to argue that some sort of order would emerge from the chaos, but — and I've read the whole thing — I'm really not sure what. Key passage:As of now, says [Democratic consultant Chris]…
  • Mar 4

    SCOTUSblog reports from the oral argument in King v. Burwell.

    SCOTUSblog reports from the oral argument in King v. Burwell.
    By Eric Citron. Excerpt:[Justice Kagan... offered (something like) the following example:  Imagine I tell law clerk A to write a memo, and law clerk B to edit law clerk A’s memo, and then I tell law clerk C to write such memo if…
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 4

    Passing Down a Private Foundation

    Passing Down a Private Foundation
    If you have a private foundation, it is time to think about who might run it after your death. The best advice for donors and heirs is to start planning. A private foundation is a lot like a family business:...
  • Mar 4

    Article on Trusting Trust

    Article on Trusting Trust
    Deborah S. Gordon (Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law) recently published an article entitled, Trusting Trust, Kansas Law Review, Vol. 63 (2015); Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-A-01.…
  • Mar 4

    Three Parent Babies Opposed by EU MEP

    Three Parent Babies Opposed by EU MEP
    As I have previously discussed, in early February Britain's House of Commons voted in favor of a bill that would allow the genetic modification of babies to prevent birth defects, which would result in the children having the DNA of...
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 4

    Containing Corporatism: EU Competition Law and Private Interest Government

    Containing Corporatism: EU Competition Law and Private Interest Government
    Wolf Sauter, Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC); Dutch Healthcare Authority; Tilburg Law School discusses Containing Corporatism: EU Competition Law and Private Interest Government. ABSTRACT: Corporatism, or private interest government,…
  • Mar 4

    Exclusive Contracts with Complementary Input

    Exclusive Contracts with Complementary Input
    Hiroshi Kitamura, Kyoto Sangyo University, Noriaki Matsushima, Osaka University - Institute of Social and Economic Research, and Misato Sato, George Washington University - Graduate School of Economics have written about Exclusive Contracts…
  • Mar 4

    Horizontal Mergers in the Presence of Vertical Relationship

    Horizontal Mergers in the Presence of Vertical Relationship
    Arghya Ghosh, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics, Hodaka Morita, University of New South Wales - School of Economics, and Chengsi Wang, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim analyze Horizontal Mergers in the…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Court Applies Title VII Religious Institution Exemption

    Court Applies Title VII Religious Institution Exemption
    In Newbrough v. Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools, (ND IA, Feb. 23, 2015), an Iowa federal magistrate judge held that the provision in Section 702 of the 1964 Civil Right Act that exempts religious institutions from Title VII's religious…
  • Mar 4

    Alabama Supreme Court Orders Probate Judges To Stop Issuing Same-Sex Marriage License

    Alabama Supreme Court Orders Probate Judges To Stop Issuing Same-Sex Marriage License
    Yesterday, in a 134-page per curiam opinion, the Alabama Supreme Court by a 7-1 vote issued a writ of mandamus ordering Probate Court judges around the state to discontinue the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples. In Ex parte…
  • Mar 4

    Dallas Sues Synagogue For Failing To Obtain Certificate of Occupancy

    Dallas Sues Synagogue For Failing To Obtain Certificate of Occupancy
    Last month, a Homeowners Association lost its attempt to enforce deed restrictions barring use of a north Dallas, Texas home by Congregation Toras Chaim, a group of 30 Orthodox Jewish families, for daily prayer services. (See prior…
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 4

    Missing the signal

    Missing the signal
    Ed: This post originally was published under Dan's name because I was inadvertently signed-in on our administrative password. My apologies. The worst thing that can be said about the Supreme Court of Alabama's mandamus decision (besides its…
  • Mar 4

    Experiencing practical education

    Experiencing practical education
    The following guest post is by Michael Chasalow (USC Gould School of Law) and is sponsored by West Academic. Given the new ABA guidelines (and the push by many State Bars) for experiential learning, I wanted to share my experiences using…
  • Mar 4

    Book Reviews! Hallelujah!

    Book Reviews! Hallelujah!
    Thanks to Orin, I see that a new online book review, The New Rambler, has been launched by editors Eric Posner, Adrian Vermeule, and Blakey Vermeule. It describes itself as reviewing "books about ideas, including literary fiction."…
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 3

    Conference & CFP: Law and Culture–London, UK

    Conference & CFP: Law and Culture–London, UK
    The Centre for Law and Culture at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham will be hosting its 2015 conference on September 10-11, 2016. The Centre will accept submissions for the conference no...
  • Mar 3

    International Competition Law Forum–St. Gallen, Switzerland

    International Competition Law Forum–St. Gallen, Switzerland
    The 22nd International Competition Law Forum will be taking place on April 23-24, 2015 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Please visit the the Forum’s website and see the St.Gallen-ICF-Flyer for more information...
  • Mar 3

    CFP: Journal of Law and Criminal Justice

    CFP: Journal of Law and Criminal Justice
    The Journal of Law and Criminal Justice is accepting article submissions in the areas of socio-legal studies and the psychology of law, criminology and social justice studies.  The deadline for...
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 4

    Wednesday whimsie

    Wednesday whimsie
    The Law Society, England and Wales, is advertising vacancies on its Committees. One of these is the Intellectual Property Committee, which has no fewer than four vacancies to fill. If you are an "exceptional solicitor" who will join "a…
  • Mar 4

    Copyright and the ‘private copying’ exception: what’s all the fuss about?

    Copyright and the ‘private copying’ exception: what’s all the fuss about?
    (Post-lunch) format shiftingDoes copyright strike an appropriate balance between competing interests? The adequacy (or otherwise) of copyright law is a political hot potato in the EU, and none more so than in relation to the scope of…
  • Mar 4

    Patent trolls still on the menu as industry-backed UPC website launche

    Patent trolls still on the menu as industry-backed UPC website launche
    Now with a snazzy logo, the UPCIndustry Coalition is hereto stayIn the Unified Patent Court's Arms Race (or Cold War), there seems to be new dedicated UPC websites popping up each week from various firms across Europe and the US.…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 4

    Is a Typed Name on an Email a Valid Signature?

    Is a Typed Name on an Email a Valid Signature?
    Both Canadian law and American law, through their uniform e-transactions statutes, give a wide definition to ‘electronic signature’ – being essentially any information in electronic form in or associated with a document with…
  • Mar 4

    March Is Fraud Prevention Month – Let’s Be Careful Out There

    March Is Fraud Prevention Month – Let’s Be Careful Out There
    Let’s be careful out there.  We have all received fraudulent emails or phone calls. To reduce the chances of being a victim, here is a Global News article on the Top 10 scams to watch out for this Fraud Prevention Month, and Tips…
  • Mar 4

    One Step Short of Disbarment

    One Step Short of Disbarment
    “Just what does it take to get disbarred?” That’s been one of the conversations ongoing this week with law students at Legal Help Centre. At Legal Help Centre, we provide experiential learning for law students and…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
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 3

    U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report

    U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report
    “When PeopleForBikes launched 16 years ago as Bikes Belong, we established the mission of “getting more people riding bikes, more often.” This goal remains central in all of our work today. As we’ve grown, and as…
  • Mar 3

    IMF Releases Updated Guidelines for Compiling Fiscal Statistic

    IMF Releases Updated Guidelines for Compiling Fiscal Statistic
    “The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released today the Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 (GFSM 2014), providing updated international guidance for the compilation, reporting, and analytical use of government finance…
  • Mar 3

    Justice Department Criminal Charges Against David Petraeu

    Justice Department Criminal Charges Against David Petraeu
    “Justice Department Spokesman Marc Raimondi released the following statement Tuesday: “Three documents – a criminal Information, a plea agreement, and a statement of facts – were filed today in the United States…
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 4

    Colorado philosopher Dan Kaufman files lawsuit against University...

    Colorado philosopher Dan Kaufman files lawsuit against University...
    ...for its mistreatment of him, despite knowing about his medical conditions. I hope he succeeds against an Administration that is pretty clearly "out of control." (Earlier coverage here.)
  • Mar 4

    The virtues of timely responses to offers of admission

    The virtues of timely responses to offers of admission
    MOVING TO FRONT FROM LAST YEAR, SINCE TIMELY AGAIN (thanks to Prof. Inglis for the reminder): Students admitted to graduate school have until April 15 to respond. You can't be made to respond sooner--let me know of schools violating that...
  • Mar 4

    Judith Jarvis Thomson's "understanding" of what philosophy i

    Judith Jarvis Thomson's "understanding" of what philosophy i
    In her contribution to Portraits of American Philosophy, she writes: A way of understanding what philosophy is came to seem to me increasingly plausible. I had already come to think that philosophy consists in a battery of problems; back…
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 4

    Requiring An Opt-In To Protect Data Privacy

    Requiring An Opt-In To Protect Data Privacy
    Joseph A. Tomain, Georgia State University College of Law, has published Online Privacy and the First Amendment: An Opt-In Approach to Data Processing in volume 83 of the University of Cincinnati Law Review (2014). Here is the abstract. An…
  • Mar 4

    A Survey of State Support For the Film Industry

    A Survey of State Support For the Film Industry
    The Hollywood Reporter covers tax credits, other incentives for film productions state-by-state here. Questions are arising about the administration of the film tax credit program in at least one state, Louisiana, as the state budget bleeds…
  • Mar 3

    Recorded Music and Copyright

    Recorded Music and Copyright
    Marcel Boyer, CIRANO, Université de Montréal, C. D. Howe Institute, has published The Value of Copyrights in Recorded Music: Terrestrial Radio and Beyond, as C. D. Howe Institute Commentary No. 419. Here is the abstract. In today’s…
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
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 3

    Hillary Clinton's Email and Rule 1.1 Comment [6]

    Hillary Clinton's Email and Rule 1.1 Comment [6]
    The unfortunate news today that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address throughout her tenure as Secretary of State, and had no government email address at all, will of course play into the long running narrative about the Clintons.…
  • Mar 3

    Ohio judge invokes legal ethics rules against lawyer who privately crticized judge

    Ohio judge invokes legal ethics rules against lawyer who privately crticized judge
    Jonathan Adler, at Volokh, ran this post about Ohio Judge Tim Grendell. According to news accounts, the judge learned that a party in a matter had said that a lawyer not involved in the particular matter had made deeply unflattering...
  • Mar 2

    Eulogy for Monroe

    Eulogy for Monroe
    Abbe Smith delivered this moving tribute at Monroe's memorial yesterday: Monroe was my friend, co-author, intellectual life partner, mentor, and member of the family. There is no one like him; he is irreplaceable. I’m not the only one…
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 3

    Why work in small law? Blogging and social media

    Why work in small law? Blogging and social media
    Solo practioner and author, Carolyn Elefant (@carolynelefant) asks what would want to make you work as a lawyer for a small law firm. Her point being that small law firms do not want to pay associates much. Newer lawyers require…
  • Mar 3

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Medical Device “Super Bugs,” Legal Malpractice, Content Marketing

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Medical Device “Super Bugs,” Legal Malpractice, Content Marketing
    Before we get to Top 10, a quick note: for those who don’t know, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments tomorrow in a big challenge to the Affordable Care Act—and if you don’t know, Zosha has a nice primer for you.…
  • Mar 2

    Large law firm blogs prone to being hacked?

    Large law firm blogs prone to being hacked?
    Reporting on the cooperative effort of Wall St. and law firms to bolster online security, The New York Times’ Mathew Goldstein (@mattgoldstein26) reports: Law enforcement agencies have long been concerned about the…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 4

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)
      The University of Iceland Human Rights Institute and iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation´s Centre of Excellence for International Courts at Copenhagen University, will host a seminar on “Methods of Human…
  • Mar 4

    On the Job! CJA seeks Senior Staff Attorney/Staff Attorney

    On the Job! CJA seeks Senior Staff Attorney/Staff Attorney
    The Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA) seeks a Senior Staff Attorney or a Staff Attorney. CJA is an international human rights organization dedicated to deterring torture and other severe human rights abuses around the…
  • Mar 3

    The Court’s dialogue with NGOs in S.A.S. v. France

    The Court’s dialogue with NGOs in S.A.S. v. France
    The European Court of Human Right’s decision in the case S.A.S. v. France has been subject to substantial legal commentary. It was recently featured in the ASIL Insights, where the content of the judgment, the dissent as well as…
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 3

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate
    Yesterday I attended the Coral Gables Forum candidates’ debate for Coral Gables Commission Group V election. This is the race with the most candidates, making the events most difficult – they’re not real debates, and every…
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 9

    Dog Breed May Affect Homeowner’s Insurance in Maryland

    Dog Breed May Affect Homeowner’s Insurance in Maryland
    Maryland made the right call by getting rid of the “one bit rule,” which created an assumption that dog owners know their dogs can bite.  In doing so, they effectively nixed a court ruling that said that Pit Bulls are…
Rank this Week: 42

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 3

    Gun Group: We’ll Pay $15K for Your Carbon Fiber 3-D Printer

    Gun Group: We’ll Pay $15K for Your Carbon Fiber 3-D Printer
    The age of 3-D printing in carbon fiber has hardly arrived. But the controversy over 3-D printing carbon fiber guns is well under way. Starting in the second half of last year, 3-D printing startup MarkForged has been shipping the Mark…
  • Mar 2

    There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Text

    There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Text
    If you own an iPhone or Android handset and care about your privacy, there’s no longer much of an excuse not to encrypt every conversation you have. Now a free, zero-learning-curve app exists for both text and voice that can keep those…
  • Mar 1

    The Plot to Free North Korea With Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends’

    The Plot to Free North Korea With Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends’
    On a cloudy, moonless night somewhere in northeastern China, three men creep through a stand of Japanese Clethra trees. They carry no flashlights, and the sky is so dark that they hear the sound of the rushing Tumen River before they see it:…
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
  • 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,…
  • Nov 25

    Technology and theatre in a library

    Technology and theatre in a library
    When I read Where Humbert Humbert Might Whisper in Your Ear in the New York Times on a flight back to Colombo from the US, I immediately thought of doing something along the same lines in Sri Lanka to explore to what degree, post-war, we…
Rank this Week: 45