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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/
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/
  • May 27

    Is Legalizing Pot A Bad Idea? A Published Email Exchange With David Frum

    Is Legalizing Pot A Bad Idea? A Published Email Exchange With David Frum
    If you think weed should be legal, then David Frum, one of the leading intellectual voices against legalization of marijuana, will attempt to set you straight.
  • May 27

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.27.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.27.15
    * You down with R.B.G.? Yeah, you know me! Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore wants SCOTUS Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan to be impeached for having performed same-sex marriage ceremonies. Haters gonna hate. [Huffington Post] *…
  • May 27

    Blogging Is About You, The Blogger, Not The Copy

    Blogging Is About You, The Blogger, Not The Copy
    Legal blogging, at its finest, is giving of yourself. Rather than providing summaries of the law or the news without any soul, blogging is being authentic.
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/
  • May 27

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    My blogging is light because I'm just finishing watching the last 24 episodes of Cartel de los Sapos (First Season.) In between episodes, I read about the real life persons the charaters are portraying, to see how closely the show follows…
  • May 27

    Soccer Officials Face U.S. Indictment and Extradition

    Soccer Officials Face U.S. Indictment and Extradition
    Swiss police have arrested several FIFA officials and sports marketing executives on a U.S. grand jury indictment alleging corruption and bribery related charges. They will be extradited the the U.S. to face trial. The head honcho, Sepp…
  • May 24

    Sunday Night Open Thread

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

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 7

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015
    This is Once Fallen's video and commentary on the Rally In Tally, a collaborative effort between various organizations within the Anti-Registry Movement (ARM). The purpose of the rally was to bring a bold message to one of the strongholds of…
  • May 7

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach
    A couple in Florida is facing fifteen years in prison after they were caught having sex on a public beach. The incident happened at Bradenton Beach and apparently there was a number of witnesses including children. Ana Kasparian and Cenk…
  • Apr 22

    Sentence Extended

    Sentence Extended
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By No Chance: I was sentenced to 8 months for "Sexual Assault of a Child" 15 years ago. Since then I have had many people give me a chance.…
Rank this Week: 6

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 26

    Fraudster Receives 7 Year Prison Term for $15M Mortgage Scam

    Fraudster Receives 7 Year Prison Term for $15M Mortgage Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Timothy Ricks, 47, East Orange, New Jersey, was sentenced to 84 months in prison for conspiring to defraud financial institutions and launder stolen funds as part of a $15 million mortgage fraud scam that used phony…
  • May 26

    3 Charged With Deceiving Homeowners into Selling Their Home

    3 Charged With Deceiving Homeowners into Selling Their Home
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mario Alvarenga, Rajesh Maddiwar, and Amir Meiri were arrested for participating in a scheme wherein, through an organization that advertised help to those seeking loan modifications to avoid foreclosure, obtained…
  • May 26

    Company VP Admits Misrepresenting Collateral to Obtain $35M Loan

    Company VP Admits Misrepresenting Collateral to Obtain $35M Loan
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark Yaffe, 55, Tampa, Florida, has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud admitting his role in misrepresenting the extent of company collateral to Sovereign Bank in order to borrow $35 million.…
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • May 27

    AgustÍn & Siim on Gender Equality

    AgustÍn & Siim on Gender Equality
    Lise Rolandsen AgustÍn and Birte Siim (Aalborg University and Aalborg University) have posted Dilemmas in the Danish Approach to Gender Equality: Gender Equality without Gender Quota on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The paper addresses the…
  • May 27

    Hodson on Political Economy, Law, & the Euro Crisi

    Hodson on Political Economy, Law, & the Euro Crisi
    Dermot Hodson (University of London - Birkbeck College) has posted Law and the Euro Crisis: A View from Political Economy on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The euro crisis has triggered a healthy debate within law and other disciplines about...
  • May 27

    Fornasier on EU Fundamental Rights & Private Relationship

    Fornasier on EU Fundamental Rights & Private Relationship
    Matteo Fornasier (Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law) has posted The Impact of EU Fundamental Rights on Private Relationships: Direct or Indirect Effect? (European Review of Private Law (ERPL), Vol. 23, No. 1,…
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/
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/
  • May 27

    Federal appeals court upholds injunction against immigration initiative

    Federal appeals court upholds injunction against immigration initiative
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Tuesday that the injunction against President Barack Obama’s recent executive action on immigration [official website] should remain in…
  • May 27

    Supreme Court rules on bankruptcy courts' authority

    Supreme Court rules on bankruptcy courts' authority
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Tuesday in Wellness International Network Ltd. v. Sharif [SCOTUSblog materials] that bankruptcy judges have the power to make final judgments in certain legal disputes. In…
  • May 27

    DOJ reaches settlement with Cleveland over police use of excessive force

    DOJ reaches settlement with Cleveland over police use of excessive force
    [JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Tuesday announced a settlement [text, PDF; press release] with the Cleveland police department, which has agreed to adopt stringent standards over how and when its officers can…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 12

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: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • May 27

    Judge Gives ‘Field of Dreams’ Project the Go-Ahead

    Judge Gives ‘Field of Dreams’ Project the Go-Ahead
    Critics of a plan to turn the famous "Field of Dreams" field in eastern Iowa into a mega-sports complex struck out in court after a judge ruled that a zoning change paving the way for the redevelopment was done properly.
  • May 27

    How Will the U.S. Extradite FIFA Officials From Switzerland?

    How Will the U.S. Extradite FIFA Officials From Switzerland?
    Now that seven FIFA officials have been arrested in Zurich, the U.S. Justice Department wants to bring them to America to face criminal corruption charges. But six of the officials say they’re planning to contest their extradition to…
  • May 27

    Judge Ponders Whether Chimps Should Get Same Rights as Human

    Judge Ponders Whether Chimps Should Get Same Rights as Human
    The question of whether two chimpanzees should be afforded the right to challenge the legality of their detention got a hearing on Tuesday before a New York City judge.
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 27

    Senator Paul talking about crime and punishment in Chicago

    Senator Paul talking about crime and punishment in Chicago
    As reported in this Chicago Tribune article, headlined "Rand Paul in Chicago: Crime 'not a racial thing, it is a spiritual problem'," the most interesting man in sentencing politics had lots of interesting things to say about crime…
  • May 27

    Nebraska legislature, with every vote counting, repeals death penalty by overriding Gov veto

    Nebraska legislature, with every vote counting, repeals death penalty by overriding Gov veto
    As reported in this local article, the "death penalty has been repealed in Nebraska." Here is how: In a historic vote Wednesday, senators voted 30-19 to override a veto from Gov. Pete Ricketts. The bill (LB268) had passed a week...
  • May 27

    "Will Mike Huckabee's Forgiveness of Joshua Duggar Extend to Other Youthful Offenders?"

    "Will Mike Huckabee's Forgiveness of Joshua Duggar Extend to Other Youthful Offenders?"
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this provocative Huffington Post commentary authored by Steve Drizin. Here are excerpts: I confess that I had never heard of Josh Duggar before Friday. I never watched TLC's...
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 27

    Call for Papers: Immigration Law and Criminal Justice

    Call for Papers: Immigration Law and Criminal Justice
    The journal Laws is currently running a special issue entitled “Immigration Law and Criminal Justice.” Ingrid Eagly has agreed to serve as the Guest Editor for this issue and would like to invite you to participate. For more information,…
  • May 27

    Supreme Court Will Hear Case With Possibly Huge Impacts on Latino Voting Power

    Supreme Court Will Hear Case With Possibly Huge Impacts on Latino Voting Power
    For 50 years the “one person, one vote” principle has been employed to divide political power by counting all people in states and putting them into electoral districts of roughly equal size. A case raising the continuing vitality of…
  • May 27

    Immigration Article of the Day: The Bracero Program and Entrepreneurial Investment in Mexico by Edward Kosack

    Immigration Article of the Day: The Bracero Program and Entrepreneurial Investment in Mexico by Edward Kosack
    The Bracero Program and Entrepreneurial Investment in Mexico by Edward Kosack, University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Economics April 1, 2015 Abstract: The Bracero Program was a massive guest worker program that allowed over four…
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

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

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/
  • May 27

    Problems with the New Uber Economy

    Problems with the New Uber Economy
    There is a fascinating article over at the Washington Post on some of the issues that are arising with non-traditional jobs such as those employed by Uber, AirBnb, Taskrabbit and others. While these jobs can provide workers with unparalleled…
  • May 26

    EEOC Oversight Hearing

    EEOC Oversight Hearing
    image from eeoc.gov The Senate HELP Committee recently conducted oversight hearings on the EEOC's enforcement process (May 19, 2015). The hearings are now available online. The focus of these hearings is primarily on the EEOC's enforcement…
  • May 26

    Novel 4th Circuit Case Applies Nassar

    Novel 4th Circuit Case Applies Nassar
    Jon Harkavy (Patterson Harkavy) sends us word of Foster v. UMES. Here's Jon's description: [Foster v. UMES] is a Fourth Circuit case from late last week that deepens a circuit split about application on summary judgment of UT Southwestern…
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 27

    Five Scams That Target Senior Citizen

    Five Scams That Target Senior Citizen
    Scam artists often prey on vulnerable senior citizens. These are five common scams that are often used to take advantage of elderly individuals: Reverse Mortgage Scams. This involves fraudsters pretending to be government agencies offering…
  • May 27

    In Modern Estate Planning Basis Plays Important Role

    In Modern Estate Planning Basis Plays Important Role
    The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 raised the federal estate tax exemption to $5 million for each individual. This amount is adjusted to inflation which means an individual can transfer up to $5,430,000 before being effected by the…
  • May 27

    B.B. King’s Children Face Long Complex Legal Battle

    B.B. King’s Children Face Long Complex Legal Battle
    I have previously discussed the dispute over the estate of B.B. King. The late blues is currently survived by 11 living biological and adopted children. King’s children are currently in a high profile dispute with LaVerne Toney, the…
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/
  • May 25

    Consumer Search With Chain Store

    Consumer Search With Chain Store
    Sergey Kuniavsky, Munich Graduate School of Economics, writes on Consumer Search With Chain Stores. ABSTRACT: The Stahl model is one of the most applied consumer search models, with many applications and an empirical background. The present…
  • May 25

    Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage

    Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage
    ITO Koichiro, RIETI and Mar REGUANT, Stanford GSB theorize about Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage. ABSTRACT: We develop a theoretical framework to characterize strategic behavior in sequential markets under imperfect competition…
  • May 24

    Today is the holiday of Shavuot and my kids have linked the giving of the Ten Commandments to Antitrust!

    Today is the holiday of Shavuot and my kids have linked the giving of the Ten Commandments to Antitrust!
    Today is Shavuot (Feast of Weeks or the Pentecost to use the ancient Greek term) - the Jewish holiday to commemorate when God gave the Ten Commandments (and Torah) to the Israelites in the Sinai. The girls asked why the...
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Church's Suit Against Chase and JPMorgan Dismissed In Part, With Leave To Replead

    Church's Suit Against Chase and JPMorgan Dismissed In Part, With Leave To Replead
    In Rector, Wardens, and Vestrymen of Christ Church Cathedral of Indianapolis v. JPMorgan Chase and Company, (SD IN, May 21, 2015), an Indiana federal district court dismissed with leave to replead constructive fraud claims against Chase…
  • May 27

    Suit Claims High School Extensively Promotes Evangelical Christianity Through Activities With Church

    Suit Claims High School Extensively Promotes Evangelical Christianity Through Activities With Church
    A Jewish teacher in a southern Colorado school district filed suit yesterday in federal district court alleging that the Florence, Colorado High School extensively promotes evangelical Christian activities through arrangements with a church,…
  • May 27

    Court Defers To Ecclesiastical Decision In Church Control Lawsuit

    Court Defers To Ecclesiastical Decision In Church Control Lawsuit
    Kim v. The True Church Members of the Holy Hill Community Church, (Cal. App., May 21, 2015), involves a dispute between two factions of a Los Angeles congregation that was part of a presbytery of the Korean American Presbytery Church.…
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/
  • May 27

    "Should Washington Try to Change Religious Beliefs?"

    "Should Washington Try to Change Religious Beliefs?"
    Here is a short piece I did for USA Today, which returns to the questions raised in this earlier post. A bit: . . . The idea that public authorities and officials should take editorial aim at certain religious beliefs and revise them to…
  • May 26

    Wither Elonis?

    Wither Elonis?
    Another SCOTUS opinion day (and possibly another opinion week) has passed and still no Elonis v. United States, the true threats case argued on December 1. It is all-but-certain that the Chief has the opinion (he is the only one who has not…
  • May 26

    Law students’ most valuable experiences put them in the role of lawyer

    Law students’ most valuable experiences put them in the role of lawyer
    The following post is from Paula Schaefer (Tennessee) and is sponsored by West Academic. I spent the past three years chairing the review of the 1L curriculum at my law school, the University of Tennessee College of Law. As part of our…
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
  • May 27

    CFP: Vulnerability at the Intersection of the Changing Firm and the Changing Family – Atlanta, GA

    CFP: Vulnerability at the Intersection of the Changing Firm and the Changing Family – Atlanta, GA
    Emory Law hosts Vulnerability at the Intersection of the Changing Firm and the Changing Family October 16-17, 2015. This workshop will connect institutional and human vulnerability in the context of...
  • May 27

    Election Law Stories – Columbus, OH

    Election Law Stories – Columbus, OH
    Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University hosts Election Law Stories, a works-in-progress event in which contributors to the forthcoming book, Election Law Stories, will discuss the histories of...
  • May 27

    Call for Papers: European Networks Law and Regulation Quarterly

    Call for Papers: European Networks Law and Regulation Quarterly
    The European Networks Law and Regulation Quarterly (ENLR) invites case annotations, article submissions and book reviews relating to the network industries. It is a European journal, but I hope that...
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

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 27

    Ontario Privacy Commissioner Releases Annual Report

    Ontario Privacy Commissioner Releases Annual Report
    Ontario Privacy Commissioner Brian Beamish just released his first annual report. It is an interesting read for anyone interested in access and privacy issues. Topics include details on some noteworthy access and privacy decisions, open…
  • May 27

    Driving Change in Access to Justice

    Driving Change in Access to Justice
    Why is the idea of asking service users what they need in terms of access to justice so challenging to those working in the justice system? This is the question that I was asking myself as I participated a recent workshop on enhancing access…
  • May 27

    The Future of Legal Practice and Technology for Law Professor

    The Future of Legal Practice and Technology for Law Professor
    One of my pet peeves is when people throw around the word “technology” as a catch all to mean anything that can or will involve a computer. A common pattern is “In X number of years, this task will be replaced by…
Rank this Week: 28

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Supreme Court closes the door on good-faith invalidity defence in Cisco's patent troll saga

    Supreme Court closes the door on good-faith invalidity defence in Cisco's patent troll saga
    Because the AmeriKat does not believeshe is doing anything wrong, does this give her a defenceto destroying a toilet paper roll?  Does your belief that you are not doing something wrong, give you a defence to conduct that is in fact…
  • May 27

    The EPO confirms use of external investigation firm

    The EPO confirms use of external investigation firm
    According to a comment received on her earlier post, Merpel understands that the European Patent Office has responded by means of the following internal Communiqué to the concern about reports that Control Risks (who describe…
  • May 27

    Senz and Sensibility: what the informed user of an umbrella see

    Senz and Sensibility: what the informed user of an umbrella see
    Design in Case T-22/13In Joined Cases T-22/13 and T-23/13 Senz Technologies v OHIM - Impliva (Parapluies) the General Court decided on an application to invalidate two of Senz's Community designs consisting of the appearance of umbrellas as…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 27

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • May 27

    No plea now to the Court on immigration

    No plea now to the Court on immigration
    Taking at least some risk that time will grow too short in President Obama’s time in the White House to carry out his sweeping new policy on immigration, the Justice Department decided Wednesday that it would not now ask the…
  • May 27

    Opinion analysis: Court resolves twin disputes about timing of suits under False Claims Act

    Opinion analysis: Court resolves twin disputes about timing of suits under False Claims Act
    Kellogg Brown & Root Services v. United States ex rel. Carter took the Court once again – for the seventh time in the last ten years – into the sordid world of the False Claims Act. It seems like such a simple idea.…
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

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.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

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: 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/
  • May 27

    Oxford Don Anil Gomes worried about the mischief his students will do with philosophy

    Oxford Don Anil Gomes worried about the mischief his students will do with philosophy
    I wonder what his students make of this: Here’s a depressing thought that sometimes occurs to me: someone I teach may, one day, end up in a position of elected power. It’s not an unreasonable fear. The Houses of Parliament...
  • May 27

    At last, Facebook behavior explained

    At last, Facebook behavior explained
    Sounds plausible to me.
  • May 26

    UChicago's over-active spam filter

    UChicago's over-active spam filter
    If you've sent me a conference invitation or referee request to which I have not responded, please contact me again at bleiter-at-uchicago-dot-edu. I have in recent months caught one of each that somehow landed in "junk mail" for unknown…
Rank this Week: 35

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
  • May 27

    Are Robots and Algorithms Taking Over?

    Are Robots and Algorithms Taking Over?
    The past half-decade has seen an uptick in thoughtful and influential scholarship on the potential risks — particularly to privacy and civil liberties — of emerging technologies. Regular readers of this blog will not be…
  • May 27

    A Berkshire Opportunity Cost: Listed Family Firm

    A Berkshire Opportunity Cost: Listed Family Firm
    The following is adapted from “Berkshire’s Blemishes,” a working paper delineating the costs, rather than the vaunted benefits, of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway as a management model.   Warren…
  • May 27

    FAC 5 (First Amendment Conversations) Madison Unplugged: A Candid Q&A with Burt Neuborne about Law, Life & His Latest Book  

    FAC 5 (First Amendment Conversations) Madison Unplugged: A Candid Q&A with Burt Neuborne about Law, Life & His Latest Book  
    I have spent a lifetime fighting for a very broad First Amendment, keeping the government out of the First Amendment. But I have also said that there is a terrible price that one pays for that. — Burt  Neuborne, “The…
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Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • May 27

    FCC Chair Proposes Action To Address Consumer Complaints On Robocalls, Marketing Call

    FCC Chair Proposes Action To Address Consumer Complaints On Robocalls, Marketing Call
    FCC Chair Tom Wheeler is proposing new ways to protect consumers against unwanted phone calls, including robocalls and sales messages. In a proposal he began circulating today, Mr. Wheeler listed a number of actions which would allow…
  • May 27

    Regulating the Advertising of e-Cigarettes: First Amendment Issue

    Regulating the Advertising of e-Cigarettes: First Amendment Issue
    Eric N. Lindblom, Georgetown University, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health law, has published Effectively Regulating E-Cigarettes and Their Advertising — And the First Amendment at 70 Food & Drug Law Journal 57 (2015).…
  • May 27

    "It Seems To Me I've Heard That Song Before"

    "It Seems To Me I've Heard That Song Before"
    The American Federation of Musicians is still hearing sour notes. Eriq Gardner (The Hollywood Reporter) reports that the AFM has filed a second lawsuit against the biggest studios in Hollywood (Columbia Studios, Paramount, Twentieth Century…
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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/
  • May 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Communication Babel, Supply Chain Transparency, FMLA Form

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Communication Babel, Supply Chain Transparency, FMLA Form
    It’s another beautiful summer evening in Seattle, and it’s time to go enjoy it. But, in today’s Top 10, Dino Wilkinson has an interesting post on how a certain emoji could cause some trouble in the Middle East. Total posts…
  • May 27

    Lawyers can now see detailed demographics on Twitter follower

    Lawyers can now see detailed demographics on Twitter follower
    Want to see the interests of your Twitter followers, their occupation, their net worth and education? It’s now possible. Twitter introduced this morning a new tool to help users better understand their audience on Twitter. From Andrew…
  • May 26

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Unlimited Vacation, Cyber Insurance, Business Appraisal

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Unlimited Vacation, Cyber Insurance, Business Appraisal
    “Unlimited” vacation policies are all the rage right now—but as you can imagine, there are some potential headaches. Kristy Kunisaki Marino lays a couple out today. Over on LXBN, Zosha writes on the rise of AdBlock and Terri…
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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/
  • May 26

    Ethics On The Run

    Ethics On The Run
    My review of Alice Goffman’s On The Run: Fugitive Life in an American City was posted today on The New Rambler Review (an online journal edited by Eric Posner, Adrian Vermeule, and Blakey Vermeule). As you will see, I am...
  • May 22

    What does "structural change" mean?

    What does "structural change" mean?
    For several years we've been discussing whether the legal profession is undergoing structural change. But what do we mean by that phrase? For me, the key issue is whether the profession will continue to earn supra-competitive profits. As one…
  • May 21

    "Lawyers circling lawyers in frenzied Facebook ownership flap"

    "Lawyers circling lawyers in frenzied Facebook ownership flap"
    Story at ArsTechnica. Excerpt: A New York state judge earlier this month decided that as many as nine lawyers from various high-profile law firms who represented Ceglia must defend Zuckerberg's lawsuit. That decision came weeks before a…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 23

    Go On! Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers Conference

    Go On! Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers Conference
    For those of you in the Washington, D.C. area June 1-2, the American Red Cross will be hosting a 2-day conference entitled Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers addressing emerging frontiers of humanitarian action, including service to…
  • May 20

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law
    In an article in the most recent volume of the Virginia Journal of International Law (http://www.vjil.org/articles/when-are-international-crimes-just-cause-for-war), I explore the relationship between the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP)…
  • May 20

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome back previous IntLawGrrls contributor Margaret M. deGuzman. Meg is associate professor of law at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, where she teaches criminal law,…
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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/
  • May 25

    Tracking Protection Greatly Speeds Firefox

    Tracking Protection Greatly Speeds Firefox
    Firefox’s optional Tracking Protection reduces load time for top news sites by 44%. How to turn on Tracking Protection: In the Location bar, type about:config and press Enter. The about:config “This might void your…
  • May 24

    No Joke

    No Joke
    As The Wall Street Journal recently reported, “There’s an Uber for everything now. Washio is for having someone do your laundry, Sprig and SpoonRocket cook your dinner and Shyp will mail things out so you don’t have to brave…
  • May 23

    Ireland Embraces Marriage Equality

    Ireland Embraces Marriage Equality
    Videos like this carry the day in Ireland’s referendum: How long before the entire US catches up?
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Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • May 27

    Hack Brief: There’s a New iPhone Text Message Attack

    Hack Brief: There’s a New iPhone Text Message Attack
    It turns out pranksters can crash an iPhone merely by texting it the exact right string of English and Arabic characters. The post Hack Brief: There’s a New iPhone Text Message Attack appeared first on WIRED.
  • May 26

    Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing

    Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing
    Prosecutors are determined to make an example of Ross Ulbricht---to deter other Dark Web market administrators from following in his footsteps. The post Silk Road Prosecutors Ask Judge to ‘Send a Message’ In Ulbricht Sentencing…
  • May 26

    Hackers Hit the IRS and Make Off With 100K Taxpayers’ File

    Hackers Hit the IRS and Make Off With 100K Taxpayers’ File
    On Tuesday the IRS admitted that it had been the target of a breach that compromised 100,000 taxpayers' files. The post Hackers Hit the IRS and Make Off With 100K Taxpayers’ Files appeared first on WIRED.
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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/
  • May 11

    New 4th Circuit Opinion | Did Doctor Lie for Disability Policy?

    New 4th Circuit Opinion | Did Doctor Lie for Disability Policy?
    The Fourth Circuit decided an interesting case that addresses an interesting insurance law questions while also touching on another issue that vexes medical malpractice lawyers in Maryland.  The 4th Circuit overruled a great judge,…
  • May 5

    The Only Way to Get More Than the Insurance Policy in an Accident Case

    The Only Way to Get More Than the Insurance Policy in an Accident Case
    What boggles peoples minds is the fact that a large number of Maryland car accidents that lead to death and disability settle for $100,000 or less.  Some settle for $30,000 in case where the liability is clear or even if the defendant…
  • Apr 15

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study
    A new study on emergency room malpractice was released today that looks at why ER doctors are so frequently sued in misdiagnosis claims. The study was conducted by The Doctors Company, which is a big insured of doctors, hospitals and…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
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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
  • May 7

    Speaking notes: The future of tech and peacekeeping, re:publica 2015

    Speaking notes: The future of tech and peacekeeping, re:publica 2015
    Invited by ZIF – Center for International Peace Operations and representing the ICT4Peace Foundation, I spoke today at re:publica15 in Berlin, Germany on the future of peacekeeping and technology. The session this morning had…
  • Apr 6

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian
    Nalaka Gunewardene has an interesting article on smart cities published on Scidev.net, in which he makes the case our cities today are just too unhealthy and that the advent of smart cities will “enhance feedback loops within the…
  • 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…
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