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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/
  • Jul 28

    Nikkei Vies for Global Clout With Splurge on The Financial Time

    Nikkei Vies for Global Clout With Splurge on The Financial Time
    The Japanese business newspaper hopes that the $1.3 billion purchase will give it a trophy that can compete with major papers in Europe and America.
  • Jul 28

    U.S. Extends Bank Breach Investigation

    U.S. Extends Bank Breach Investigation
    Federal authorities say they believe that some of the people suspected in last summer’s big online attack against JPMorgan Chase also turned to friends and acquaintances to further their ends.
  • Jul 28

    Citrix Will Replace Chief, Bending to Elliott Management

    Citrix Will Replace Chief, Bending to Elliott Management
    The software company will also offer the activist hedge fund a seat on the board and it will explore the sale or spinoff of its GoTo products.
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/
  • Jul 28

    Lawyerly Lairs: Patent Litigator Leaves The Pierre, Selling $23 Million Apartment

    Lawyerly Lairs: Patent Litigator Leaves The Pierre, Selling $23 Million Apartment
    Patent litigation isn't as lucrative as it used to be, but those who were around for the glory days did very, very well for themselves.
  • Jul 28

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.28.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.28.15
    * "Bueller... Bueller..." Richard Hsu chats with Ben Stein. [Hsu Untied] * NFL deflates Tom Brady's hopes of playing a full season. [Redline] * Can a public defender really handle 700 cases a year? Spoiler alert: No. [Mother Jones] * About a…
  • Jul 28

    Getting Zimbabwe To Prosecute Walter Palmer Will Be Tricky

    Getting Zimbabwe To Prosecute Walter Palmer Will Be Tricky
    The complicated relationship between Zimbabwe and America will help Walter Palmer escape justice.
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jul 28

    Hickman: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown

    Hickman: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown
    TaxProf Blog op-ed: Altera Corp. & Subs. v. Commissioner: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown, by Kristin Hickman (Minnesota): Since the Supreme Court decided the Mayo Foundation case in 2011, the government has done everything…
  • Jul 28

    Boston College Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

    Boston College Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof
    Boston College Law School: BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL expects to make two faculty appointments in fields that might include constitutional law and/or taxation. Hiring rank would be dependent on the background and experience of the applicant.…
  • Jul 28

    More On Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan

    More On Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan
    Following up on Sunday's post, Hillary Clinton's Capital Gains Tax Plan: Hoover Institution: Hillary Clinton’s Upside Down Tax Reforms, by Richard A. Epstein (NYU) Human Events: Hillary’s Inconceivably Stupid Capital-Gains Tax Scheme, by…
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/
  • Jul 28

    White House Rejects Pardon for Edward Snowden

    White House Rejects Pardon for Edward Snowden
    The White House today released an official statement rejecting a "We the People" online pardon petition for Edward Snowden. The petition had 167,000 signatures. Dan Froomkin at the Intercept has more. The White House response was…
  • Jul 28

    Media Goes Off-Message on Donald Trump

    Media Goes Off-Message on Donald Trump
    Donald Trump has had an easy time of it in the media thus far. Yesterday, something he didn't expect popped up. What actually happened is not up for discussion here. First, none of us were there, and more importantly, I have no interest…
  • Jul 28

    John Oliver Takes on Mandatory Minimum Sentence

    John Oliver Takes on Mandatory Minimum Sentence
    Great segment by John Oliver on mandatory minimum sentences. Ridiculously long sentences are not a great deterrent to crime. Prison sentences are a lot like p*nises: if they're used correctly, even a short one can do the trick." …
Rank this Week: 5

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Former real estate developer Roger Pollock pleads guilty to bank fraud

    Former real estate developer Roger Pollock pleads guilty to bank fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Real estate developer and Lake Oswego resident Roger Pollock agreed to a plea deal last week in connection with federal bank fraud charges relating to a loan he obtained for the construction of an office building on A…
  • Jul 28

    Ex-real estate agent once again defending himself at trial

    Ex-real estate agent once again defending himself at trial
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. For the third time in three years, a former real estate agent is defending himself at trial in a mortgage fraud scheme federal prosecutors allege defrauded lending institutions out of more than $24 million. Brett…
  • Jul 28

    New Jersey Fraudster Gets Two Year

    New Jersey Fraudster Gets Two Year
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kenneth Sweetman, 34, Nutley, New Jersey, was sentenced to 24 months in prison for his role in a massive mortgage fraud scheme involving multiple properties in Elizabeth, New Jersey.  Sweetman previously pleaded…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 5

    How was your 4th?

    How was your 4th?
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Jeffrey: So it's the 4th of July once again. How do you feel about it? I'm sitting at home alone and feeling like an outsider. I don't…
  • Jul 5

    FL - American Horror

    FL - American Horror
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Mike: Megan's law is a sickening display of American law. After finding myself "tricked" by the state of Florida into becoming a…
  • Jul 5

    SC - WHERE LOOKS AND LIES CAN TAKE YOU

    SC - WHERE LOOKS AND LIES CAN TAKE YOU
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Charles Farabee: I'm Charles Farabee, and I'm a sex offender in South Carolina. I moved to Clinton South Carolina in 1996 from…
Rank this Week: 7

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: 8

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/
  • Jul 28

    Lippke on Attempt

    Lippke on Attempt
    Richard L. Lippke (Indiana University) has posted Attempts and Renunciations (Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 12 (2015): 615-31) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Sometimes individuals come very close to acting on criminal intentions only to…
  • Jul 28

    Morley on the Elections Clause

    Morley on the Elections Clause
    Michael T Morley (Barry University School of Law) has posted The New Elections Clause on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Supreme Court's recent ruling in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission…
  • Jul 28

    Weingast on Adam Smith on the Persistence of Slavery

    Weingast on Adam Smith on the Persistence of Slavery
    Barry R. Weingast (Stanford University, Department of Political Science) has posted Adam Smith's Theory of the Persistence of Slavery and its Abolition in Western Europe on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Adam Smith made two positive claims about…
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/
  • Jul 28

    China court allows first pollution suit under new law

    China court allows first pollution suit under new law
    China’s Qingdao Maritime Court on Monday ruled that a lawsuit against ConocoPhillips China and China National Offshore Oil [corporate websites] for a 2011 oil spill can proceed. The suit was brought by China Biodiversity Conservation…
  • Jul 28

    US, Turkey outline plan for Syria refugee 'safe zone'

    US, Turkey outline plan for Syria refugee 'safe zone'
    [JURIST] The US State Department [official website] said [press briefing, text] Monday that the US and Turkey have agreed to establish a ‘safe zone’ for Syrian refugees fleeing the Islamic State (IS) [JURIST backgrounder] by. The…
  • Jul 28

    State Department upgrades Cuba, Malaysia in annual human trafficking report

    State Department upgrades Cuba, Malaysia in annual human trafficking report
    [JURIST] The US State Department [official website] on Monday released [statement, text] released the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) [report, PDF]. The report upgraded Malaysia and Cuba from the “Tier 3 Watch List” [2014…
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
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 28

    More talk that all the talk about federal sentencing reform is about to produce some action

    More talk that all the talk about federal sentencing reform is about to produce some action
    As July winds down and as more opponents of sentencing reform have become more vocal, I was coming to believe that all the talk (and more talk) of bipartisan efforts to finalize a federal sentencing reform bill was going to...
  • Jul 28

    Federal authorities grant parole to spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years in prison

    Federal authorities grant parole to spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years in prison
    As reported in this new New York Times story, headlined "Jonathan Pollard, Spy for Israel, to Be Released on Parole in November," a high-profile defendant who committed his crimes before the federal system abolished parole has now…
  • Jul 28

    "Can a Public Defender Really Handle 700 Cases a Year?"

    "Can a Public Defender Really Handle 700 Cases a Year?"
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this Mother Jones piece, which carries this subheadline: "A new ACLU lawsuit takes on a California county where 60 public defenders work 42,000 cases every year." Here is...
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jul 28

    State Department 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report

    State Department 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report
    The U.S. Department of State has released the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report. "This year’s Report places a special emphasis on human trafficking in the global marketplace. It highlights the hidden risks that workers may encounter…
  • Jul 27

    Federal Court Finds California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Violated Title VII

    Federal Court Finds California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Violated Title VII
    Last week, a federal court in San Francisco ruled that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (“CDCR”) and the California State Personnel Board (“SPB”) violated federal civil rights law by denying employment to…
  • Jul 27

    Incarcerated Children and Mothers Denied Due Proce

    Incarcerated Children and Mothers Denied Due Proce
    Today, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), the American Immigration Council, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) called Immigration and…
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/
  • Jul 28

    Shadow Everything

    Shadow Everything
    I was looking at Dan Scwarcz's lastest paper on Shadow Insurance, which is a thing: Shadow insurance – defined as...
  • Jul 26

    Dodd-Frank at Five

    Dodd-Frank at Five
    Here are a couple of takes.
  • Jul 24

    Gawker And The Substance Procedure Gambit

    Gawker And The Substance Procedure Gambit
    A bit of a Friday digression, but it involves the oversight of a publisher by corporate types, so perhaps you'll...
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
  • Jul 28

    "Woman: Letter to doctor did not intend 'true threat.'"

    "Woman: Letter to doctor did not intend 'true threat.'"
    "Woman: Letter to doctor did not intend 'true threat.'" This article appeared in The Wichita Eagle back in April 2011 reporting on a civil case that the United States brought against the author of the letter in question under a federal law…
  • Jul 28

    Seventh Circuit rejects Third Circuit's heightened "ascertainability" requirement for Rule 23(b)(3) class action

    Seventh Circuit rejects Third Circuit's heightened "ascertainability" requirement for Rule 23(b)(3) class action
    Seventh Circuit rejects Third Circuit's heightened "ascertainability" requirement for Rule 23(b)(3) class actions: You can access today's ruling of a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit at this…
  • Jul 28

    Third Circuit gold coin saga isn't over yet

    Third Circuit gold coin saga isn't over yet
    Third Circuit gold coin saga isn't over yet: On April 17, 2015, I had this post reporting on a ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued that day in a case captioned Langbord v. United…
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/
  • Jul 28

    Go Set a Watchdog?

    Go Set a Watchdog?
    New Jersey struck a blow against a “job duties” exception to whistleblower suits, this time in the context of the state’s expansive Conscientious Employee Protection Act. In Lippman v. Ethicon the state Supreme Court rejected a…
  • Jul 27

    Bill Corbett on Young v. UPS

    Bill Corbett on Young v. UPS
    Friend-of-Blog Bill Corbett (LSU, Frank L. Maraist Professor of Law and Wex S. Malone Professor of Law) has just posted his wonderful piece on Young v. UPS, which is available here. The article, Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.:…
  • Jul 25

    Happy Birthday to the Americans with Disabilities Act

    Happy Birthday to the Americans with Disabilities Act
    image from eeoc.gov The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 25 tomorrow on July 26, 2015. This statute garnered substantial widespread support when it was enacted over two decades ago, and continues to be a cornerstone of civil rights law.…
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 28

    More Senior Citizens Are Moving To States With Lenient Marijuana Policie

    More Senior Citizens Are Moving To States With Lenient Marijuana Policie
    A growing number of senior citizens are choosing to move to states that have lax marijuana laws. There are currently twenty-three states that have legalized medical marijuana and it is legal for recreational use in Colorado, Oregon,…
  • Jul 28

    Fat Cats & Lucky Dogs: How to Leave (some of) Your Estate to Your Pet

    Fat Cats & Lucky Dogs: How to Leave (some of) Your Estate to Your Pet
    In this audio interview with Peggy Hoyt I discuss my book, ‘Fat Cats & Lucky Dogs: How to Leave (some of) Your Estate to Your Pets.’ This interview explores the ways people can plan for the well-being of their pets...
  • Jul 28

    Five Things Bitcoin Users Should Remember

    Five Things Bitcoin Users Should Remember
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued notice 2014-21 which stipulates that bitcoins will be treated as property instead of currency for tax purposes. There a five estate planning traps that people should watch out for when handling…
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/
  • Jul 28

    Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Search Cost

    Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Search Cost
    Jose Luis Moraga-Gonzalez (University of Groningen) and Matthijs R. Wildenbeest (Erasmus University Rotterdam) are estimating Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Search Costs. ABSTRACT: In a recent paper Hong and Shum [2006. Using price…
  • Jul 28

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle JUL-15(2)Summer 2015, Volume 7 Number 2

    CPI Antitrust Chronicle JUL-15(2)Summer 2015, Volume 7 Number 2
    Antitrust Antipasto David Balto, James Kovacs, Jul 24, 2015 Healthcare Merger Antitrust Review: Increased Scrutiny for Any Provider Merger Comments (0) 12 41 Whereas previously the focus of the Commission and other enforcement agencies has…
  • Jul 28

    Incentives for Process Innovations Under Discrete Structural Alternatives of Competition Policy

    Incentives for Process Innovations Under Discrete Structural Alternatives of Competition Policy
    Andrey E Shastitko and Alexander Kurdin (National Research University Higher School of Economics) explore Incentives for Process Innovations Under Discrete Structural Alternatives of Competition Policy. ABSTRACT: This study analyses the…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
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/
  • Jul 28

    A Failure in the Market for Altruism

    A Failure in the Market for Altruism
    Earlier this month it came out that Whole Foods had been systematically overcharging for pre-packaged food, at least in New York. And that wasn’t the first time. Back in 2012, an investigation led by city attorneys in California also…
  • Jul 28

    The Art of Lawyering and Beyond

    The Art of Lawyering and Beyond
    Praveen Kosuri (left), the director of Penn Law School's entrepreneurship clinic, has a neat new piece, Beyond Gilson: The Art of Business Lawyering. Here's the abstract: Thirty years ago, Ronald Gilson asked the question, “what do business…
  • Jul 27

    Call for Papers: "Doing Justice Without Doing Harm"

    Call for Papers: "Doing Justice Without Doing Harm"
    Call for Proposals “Doing Justice without Doing Harm” Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California March 11-12, 2016 We hope you will join us for the conference discussed below. Mark your calendar, submit a proposal, and…
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
  • Jul 19

    3rd Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange – Dartmouth, MA

    3rd Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange – Dartmouth, MA
    The University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth School of Law hosts its Third Annual Junior Faculty Scholarship Exchange October 16, 2015, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration is limited and opens August...
  • Jul 19

    CFP: Intellectual Property in International and European Law

    CFP: Intellectual Property in International and European Law
    The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law invites submissions for its upcoming Special Issue (82nd edition) on ‘Intellectual Property in International and European Law’. With technological advancement…
  • Jul 19

    CFP: European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review

    CFP: European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review
    The  European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law (EPPPL) Review invites contributions to upcoming issues. Facing severe budgetary restraints, the modern State has to balance rising demands for transparency and...
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
  • Jul 28

    The Only Thing Wrong With Looseleafs Is They’re Printed on Paper

    The Only Thing Wrong With Looseleafs Is They’re Printed on Paper
    Like lawyers, computer scientists need up-to-date publications in a field that changes constantly, and in my case, sometimes frivolously. In effect, I need looseleafs, except I really don’t need them on paper in three-ring binders. When…
  • Jul 28

    Motivating Customer Service

    Motivating Customer Service
    Continuous improvement, process improvement, lean, six sigma, kaizen, and all of the other descriptors for changing to be more effective and efficient have the core value of providing the best possible customer service. Customers are external…
  • Jul 28

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Research Deep Linking to Westlaw Canada Sources Shaunna Mireau Last week,…
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/
  • Jul 28

    Lifting jokes on Twitter: no laughing matter?

    Lifting jokes on Twitter: no laughing matter?
    Following a breaking news tweet by Plagiarism is Bad (@PlagiarismBad), over the past couple of days several media have reported [eg here, here, here ...] that Twitter has begun to comply with DMCA…
  • Jul 28

    Letter from AmeriKat: Samsung's Silicon friends, Nintendo triumph, Jay-Z copyright battle & Oracle's Google request

    Letter from AmeriKat: Samsung's Silicon friends, Nintendo triumph, Jay-Z copyright battle & Oracle's Google request
    The AmeriKat: lost in a Norwegian WoodAs the court term draws to a close and trial bundles are put away, the AmeriKat has taken the opportunity to revisit some old loves - sleep, cooking, painting and music.  A dinner conversation last…
  • Jul 28

    Tuesday tiddlywink

    Tuesday tiddlywink
    Say what you like aboutHuawei, it has a prettierlogo than ZTEHooray, hooray -- a rapid response for Huawei!  On 16 July the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered its judgment in Case C-170/13 Huawei…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Same-sex marriage ruling put into formal effect

    Same-sex marriage ruling put into formal effect
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued the final order in the same-sex marriage cases, a document which formally puts that decision into effect.  The four-page order can be read here. Although the Court issued its ruling on June 26,…
  • Jul 28

    Event announcement

    Event announcement
    On July 29 at 1 p.m. the State & Local Legal Center will host a webinar on the recently ended Term’s police cases.  The discussion will feature Melissa Arbus Sherry and David Salmons. On September 16 at 7:00 p.m., Justice…
  • Jul 27

    Symposium: Does “one person, one vote” really mean what it says?

    Symposium: Does “one person, one vote” really mean what it says?
    Evenwel v. Abbott may wind up being the most important voting case in sixty years. Its political ramifications could rival those of Reynolds v. Sims, the 1964 case that established the principle of “one person, one vote” under the…
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/
  • Jul 28

    Are you in the global middle class?

    Are you in the global middle class?
    Pew FactTank – Find out with our income calculator By Rakesh Kochhar “On a global scale, just 13% of the world’s population could be considered middle income in 2011, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of the…
  • Jul 28

    Agencies Provide Additional Guidance for Certain Resolution Plan

    Agencies Provide Additional Guidance for Certain Resolution Plan
    News release: “The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) on Tuesday provided guidance to 119 firms that in December will be filing updated resolution plans. Based on a review of their plans submitted…
  • Jul 28

    The Data Transparency Coalition

    The Data Transparency Coalition
    “The Data Transparency Coalition advocates on behalf of the private sector and the public interest for the publication of government information as standardized, machine-readable data. We believe governments should adopt non-proprietary…
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/
  • Jul 28

    A chronology of the road to marriage equality for gay citizen

    A chronology of the road to marriage equality for gay citizen
    Interesting piece by Greenwald. The role of popular culture, especially television, was no doubt central to the quick change in public attitudes.
  • Jul 28

    Tweeting philosopher

    Tweeting philosopher
    Some entity called "TrueSciPhil" tweeted to me the following list of philosophers on Twitter based on their total followers. The total number of followers is a bit misleading, since it seems to be affected by how many other twitter users...
  • Jul 28

    Finkelstein comes out against BDS...

    Finkelstein comes out against BDS...
    ...and loses allies. Longtime readers will recall that he was denied tenure by the Administration at DePaul, after a smear campaign orchestrated by the disgraceful Alan Dershowitz. (Thanks to Walt Schaller for the pointer.)
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
  • Jul 28

    Spelman College, Bill Cosby, and Mutual Intent in Pledge

    Spelman College, Bill Cosby, and Mutual Intent in Pledge
    Spelman College’s decision to terminate a $20 million program supported by Bill Cosby, embroiled in allegations of drug-related seduction, reminds us that donors and recipients mutually depend on good behavior  and shared…
  • Jul 27

    Strange State Constitutional Provision

    Strange State Constitutional Provision
    I’m reading through state bills of rights as part of my book research, so this may become a regular series.  Let’s start with Article One, Section 2b of the New Jersey Constitution, which states: “The people reserve…
  • Jul 27

    From Our Friends at University of Alabama Law School: Position Announcement

    From Our Friends at University of Alabama Law School: Position Announcement
    The University of Alabama School of Law anticipates making at least two tenured or tenure-track appointments to its faculty, to begin in the 2016-2017 academic year. The Faculty Appointments Committee seeks applications from entry-level…
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • Jul 28

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Risk Assessment, Lawyer Overtime, Performance Review

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Risk Assessment, Lawyer Overtime, Performance Review
    I always respect Dan Schwartz’s ability to take either a trend or a prominent news lesson and use it to teach a lesson on employment law—today he does just that with Bill Cosby. Over on LXBN, Zosha writes on the bizarre but…
  • Jul 27

    Is it really this easy?

    Is it really this easy?
    Florida lawyer and veteran blogger, Rick Georges (@rickgeorges) says there’s no magic formula for getting on page one of the Google search results.  No, you can’t game the Google system. The best way to get on Page…
  • Jul 27

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Retirement in America, LexisNexis, Patent Reform

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Retirement in America, LexisNexis, Patent Reform
    To those who don’t work in the legal world, the idea of legal texts—laws themselves, really—being copyrighted sounds a little weird. But that’s standard fare here. Max Kennerly has a great piece on the subject today.…
Rank this Week: 37

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jul 28

    FCC Chair's Testimony Before Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, July 28, 2015

    FCC Chair's Testimony Before Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, July 28, 2015
    FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's testimony before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, Hearing on Continued Oversight of the FCC," delivered July 28, 2015.
  • Jul 27

    Does Copyright Induce Artists To Create?

    Does Copyright Induce Artists To Create?
    Jiarui Liu, Stanford Law School, is publishing Copyright for Blockheads: An Empirical Study of Market Incentive and Intrinsic Motivation in volume 38 of the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts (2014). Here is the abstract. Copyright law is…
  • Jul 27

    Regulating Metadata

    Regulating Metadata
    Pompeu Casanovas, Autonomous University of Barcelona & Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), has published Conceptualisation of Rights and Meta-Rule of Law for the Web of Data as Democracia Digital e Governo Eletrônico n. 12…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Jul 27

    Juan Cole Says ISIL is Doomed

    Juan Cole Says ISIL is Doomed
    Juan Cole identifies the Top Six Signs ISIL/ Daesh is Doomed. His blog, Informed Comment, has a good track record on the Middle East, so I tend to think it’s more reliable than my daily scare sheet. Here’s how he … Continue…
  • Jul 22

    Time for Your Annual Privacy Checkup

    Time for Your Annual Privacy Checkup
    Privacy Checkup – My Account – Google
  • Jul 20

    Into the SOUPS

    Into the SOUPS
    I’m off to Ottawa for the 2nd Annual Privacy Personas and Segmentation (PPS) Workshop which is being held in conjunction with the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS). The organizers selected me to give the keynote for the…
Rank this Week: 39

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/
Rank this Week: 40

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jul 27

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr

    In passing: Lt. Cmdr. Bill Kuebler, defense attorney at GTMO for Omar Khadr
    Shocked and saddened to read that U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander William Kuebler died from cancer on July 17, at age 44. (photo credit) Bill’s representation of Omar Khadr, born in Canada and seized by U.S. forces in an Afghanistan…
  • Jul 26

    Trade & Development

    Trade & Development
    President Obama’s current trip to East Africa (Kenya and Ethiopia) and the recent extension of the African Growth & Opportunities Act (AGOA) are an opportunity to ponder the tenuous link that, without sound domestic policies, exists…
  • Jul 23

    U.S. Marriage Equality Decision Highlights Disparity in Forced Marriage Asylum Adjudication

    U.S. Marriage Equality Decision Highlights Disparity in Forced Marriage Asylum Adjudication
    After the recent Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, which struck down bans on same-sex marriage, many news and social media outlets focused on the closing paragraph in the majority’s opinion, in which Justice Kennedy…
Rank this Week: 41

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jul 28

    Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure

    Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure
    "Making these safes smart...has actually drastically reduced the security of something that was fairly safe to begin with." The post Brinks’ Super-Secure Smart Safes: Not So Secure appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jul 27

    The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected

    The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected
    The spy agency will cease using the existing records by November 29, after which they will be destroyed once pending lawsuits have ended. The post The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jul 27

    Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone

    Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone
    The most secure computers in the world may not be secure from this new infiltration technique. The post Researchers Hack Air-Gapped Computer With Simple Cell Phone appeared first on WIRED.
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/
  • Jul 8

    New Maryland Discovery Ruling: Bill of Discovery

    New Maryland Discovery Ruling: Bill of Discovery
    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals recently decided Johnson v. Franklin, a lead paint case with an unique discovery issue. The Underlying Case I’m glad you kept reading, you law scholar you!  Anyway, these are the facts.…
  • Jun 26

    Facebook Friend Requests and Attorney Ethic

    Facebook Friend Requests and Attorney Ethic
    Social media is great. It’s an excellent way to maintain contact with old friends.  It’s an excellent place to get news before any TV station gets it.   You can even follow Miller & Zois on Facebook. But it is a…
  • Jun 23

    New Underinsured Motorist Cases From the Maryland Court of Appeal

    New Underinsured Motorist Cases From the Maryland Court of Appeal
    Two companion uninsured/underinsured motorist cases out of Cecil County were decided by the Maryland Court of Appeals last month.  The take home message for Maryland lawyers handling uninsured motorist cases: if you don’t…
Rank this Week: 43

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jul 28

    Mapping Out the CRTC Blueprint for Universal, Affordable Internet Acce

    Mapping Out the CRTC Blueprint for Universal, Affordable Internet Acce
    In the wake of nearly two decades of study, debate, task forces, and government programs, Canada's telecommunications regulator has begun to unveil its blueprint for ensuring that all Canadians have access to affordable, high-speed Internet…
  • Jul 28

    Mapping Out the CRTC Blueprint for Universal, Affordable Internet Acce

    Mapping Out the CRTC Blueprint for Universal, Affordable Internet Acce
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on July 25, 2015 as CRTC Looks to the Future With Ruling on High-Speed Internet Access In the wake of nearly two decades of study, debate, task forces, and government programs, Canada’s telecommunications…
  • Jul 20

    More Than Milk: Why Agricultural Protections Are Just the Tip of the TPP Iceberg

    More Than Milk: Why Agricultural Protections Are Just the Tip of the TPP Iceberg
    The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed trade agreement that encompasses nearly 40 per cent of world GDP, heads to Hawaii later this month for ministerial-level negotiations. According to media reports, this may be the final round of…
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
  • May 28

    Power mapping

    Power mapping
    Cross posted from Groundviews. ### I was asked to contribute an article to an up-coming issue of The Architect, the journal of the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects. The issue will be anchored to the idea of ‘democratic…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 45