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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/
  • Aug 29

    Ansys Inc. Names Chief Executive

    Ansys Inc. Names Chief Executive
    Ajei S. Gopal, who has been on the board of Ansys for more than five years, will assume the lead role in January, succeeding James E. Cashman.
  • Aug 29

    Mondelez Abandons Plans to Combine With Hershey

    Mondelez Abandons Plans to Combine With Hershey
    The news dashed hopes for what could have been one of the biggest deals this year, combining the maker of Hershey’s Kisses with the owner of Oreo.
  • Aug 29

    Mylan to Offer a Generic EpiPen at Half the Price

    Mylan to Offer a Generic EpiPen at Half the Price
    The drug maker said that the generic version, identical to the name-brand treatment for allergic reactions, would be available in several weeks.
Rank this Week: 2

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 29

    About Trump's Doctor

    About Trump's Doctor
    Donald Trump's doctor is getting examined by the media, and it's not flattering. Either is this predecessor article. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 29

    Kim Dotcom Extradition Appeal To Be Live-Streamed

    Kim Dotcom Extradition Appeal To Be Live-Streamed
    A New Zealand appeals court today began hearing the appeal of Kim Dotcom against extradition to the U.S. The hearing is expected to take six to eight weeks. Kim Dotcom has been requesting the hearing be live-streamed. Today, the court granted…
  • Aug 29

    Weiner and Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Split

    Weiner and Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Split
    Anthony Weiner has gotten caught sexting again. His wife, Clinton aide Huma Abedin issued a statement saying she is leaving him. "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from…
Rank this Week: 3

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/
  • Aug 29

    Taylor Swift Had A Better Time At Jury Duty Than You Did

    Taylor Swift Had A Better Time At Jury Duty Than You Did
    Doing her part as America's sweetheart, T.Swift was happy to take selfies and sign autographs for fellow jurors.
  • Aug 29

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.29.16

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.29.16
    * Need help deciding if law school is right for you? Well, if you have doubts you probably shouldn't go, but here are some things to consider. [Bobogado] * Is there a way to use the law to take a stand against the police killings of unarmed…
  • Aug 29

    How To Know When It’s Time To Quit

    How To Know When It’s Time To Quit
    Being in the wrong job will make your career feel endlessly long.
Rank this Week: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment
    Robert Pena, 67, the president and founder of the now-defunct mortgage company, Mortgage Security, Inc. (MSI), a Falmouth, Massachusetts mortgage company was indicted on conspiracy and wire fraud charges in connection with and alleged…
  • Aug 15

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release
    David Tyrone Johnson, 48, Washington, D.C. was indicted on charges that he conspired to commit bank fraud and other crimes arising from a real estate scheme involving a forged mortgage satisfaction document. Johnson was named in a…
  • Aug 15

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea
    Bryan D’Antonio, 50, Brea, California, pled guilty one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud related to his role as the owner and operator of a multi-million dollar fraudulent mortgage modification scheme that posed as…
Rank this Week: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 29

    Online Courses Fuel Growth Of 'The Cheating Economy': Colleges Prioritize Boosting Enrollment Over Catching Cheater

    Online Courses Fuel Growth Of 'The Cheating Economy': Colleges Prioritize Boosting Enrollment Over Catching Cheater
    Chronicle of Higher Education: The New Cheating Economy, by Brad Wolverton: The Chronicle spoke with people who run cheating companies and those who do the cheating. The demand has been around for decades. But the industry is in rapid…
  • Aug 29

    NY Times Op-Ed By Venture Capitalist:Close My Carried Interest Tax Loophole

    NY Times Op-Ed By Venture Capitalist:Close My Carried Interest Tax Loophole
    New York Times op-ed: Close My Tax Loophole, by Alan J. Patricof (Co-founder & Managing Director, Greycroft): My fellow venture capitalists and private equity investors are paying close attention to the heated election-year rhetoric about…
  • Aug 29

    Kleinbard:Searching For Our Fiscal Soul

    Kleinbard:Searching For Our Fiscal Soul
    Edward D. Kleinbard (USC), Searching for Our Fiscal Soul (Presentation Slides): This is an extended version of a presentation made at TEDx Livermore 2016, the theme of which was The Economics of Empathy. Searching for Our Fiscal Soul argues…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
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

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/
  • Aug 29

    [Eugene Volokh] California’s vaccination requirement is constitutional, says federal court

    [Eugene Volokh] California’s vaccination requirement is constitutional, says federal court
    (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Friday’s federal district court decision in Whitlow v. California upholds California’s repeal of the “personal belief exemption” to the vaccination requirement. The repeal doesn’t…
  • Aug 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision
    (Here is the latest edition of the Institute for Justice’s weekly Short Circuit newsletter, written by John Ross.) In a New York Times column, legal luminary Linda Greenhouse, who has oft criticized judicial engagement, praises two…
  • Aug 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Death to trespassing drone

    [Eugene Volokh] Death to trespassing drone
    A pizza delivery drone before a test flight in Auckland, New Zealand, on Aug. 25. If drones were known mostly for delivering pizza, fewer people would want to shoot them down (unless they really wanted someone else’s pizza).…
Rank this Week: 9

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/
  • Aug 29

    Katz on IP, Antitrust, & the Rule of law

    Katz on IP, Antitrust, & the Rule of law
    Ariel Katz (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Intellectual Property, Antitrust, and the Rule of Law: Between Private Power and State Power (17:2 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 633 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This…
  • Aug 29

    Sheff on Legal Set

    Sheff on Legal Set
    Jeremy N. Sheff (St. John's University School of Law) has posted Legal Sets on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Article I propose that legal reasoning and analysis are best understood as being primarily concerned, not with rules or...
  • Aug 29

    Parkinson on Constitutional Limits on Family Property Law in Australia

    Parkinson on Constitutional Limits on Family Property Law in Australia
    Patrick Parkinson (University of Sydney - Faculty of Law) has posted Constitutional Law and the Limits of Discretion in Family Property Law (Federal Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 49-75, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The argument...
Rank this Week: 10

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: 11

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 29

    UN experts urge human rights consideration in conservation effort

    UN experts urge human rights consideration in conservation effort
    UN experts on environment and indigenous peoples rights on Monday urged [press release] governments throughout the world to make human rights a priority in environmental conservation efforts, stating that protecting biodiversity is a human…
  • Aug 29

    Suspended Brazil president makes final appeal to lawmakers before impeachment vote

    Suspended Brazil president makes final appeal to lawmakers before impeachment vote
    Dilma Rousseff, the suspended president of Brazil, appeared before the Senate on Monday to make a final appeal to lawmakers before they vote on whether to remove her from office. In her speech [text, in Portuguese], Dilma claimed she is…
  • Aug 29

    Australia: international tribunal has no jurisdiction in East Timor border dispute

    Australia: international tribunal has no jurisdiction in East Timor border dispute
    Australian officials on Monday said that a Hague-based international tribunal lacks jurisdiction to set a border between Australia and East Timor. East Timor invoked [AP report] this “conciliation commission” in the hopes that it…
Rank this Week: 12

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

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

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Jul 28

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

    What to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer
      Many people get married but not everyone remains in this situation. Some decide to get a divorce for different reasons – they don’t get along or simply they don’t like being married anymore. No matter the reason,…
  • 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
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/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 29

    Third Circuit Holds Suspension Clause Does Not Apply to Non-Citizens Physically (But Not Lawfully) Present in the United State

    Third Circuit Holds Suspension Clause Does Not Apply to Non-Citizens Physically (But Not Lawfully) Present in the United State
    Steve Vladeck on Just Security writes about a spectacular new court of appeals decision: In a breathtaking 80-page opinion handed down today in Castro v. U.S. Dep’t of Homeland Security, a unanimous panel of the Third Circuit has held…
  • Aug 29

    Will Private Immigrant Detention End?

    Will Private Immigrant Detention End?
    DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson The Department of Justice recently announced that it would stop using private contractors for prisons. Will the federal government follow suit with respect to immigrant detention? The Department of Homeland Security…
  • Aug 29

    Billionaire who Donated to the Clinton Foundation, Denied Visa to Enter US

    Billionaire who Donated to the Clinton Foundation, Denied Visa to Enter US
    Joseph Tanfani of the Los Angeles Times has a fascinating story about the Clinton Foundation that touches on immigration. Nigerian billionaire Gilbert Chagoury, one of Africa’s richest men, has built a reputation in global philanthropy.…
Rank this Week: 16

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 17

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 29

    "Suit over AT&T iPhone data plans dismissed"

    "Suit over AT&T iPhone data plans dismissed"
    "Suit over AT&T iPhone data plans dismissed": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report. Mike Snider of USA Today reports that "Federal court dismisses AT&T throttling case." The Associated Press reports that "Court…
  • Aug 29

    "Court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothers"

    "Court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothers"
    "Court denies asylum to 28 detained Latin American mothers": The Associated Press has this report. And at "Just Security," Steve Vladeck has a post titled "Third Circuit Holds Suspension Clause Does Not Apply to Non-Citizens Physically (But…
  • Aug 29

    Programming note

    Programming note
    Programming note: After a thoroughly enjoyable if all-too-brief visit to Portland, Maine -- featuring back-to-back extra-inning Portland Sea Dogs games -- today my vacation week transitions closer to home. This week, after watching the…
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Aug 23

    Wharton Financial Regulation Spring Conference Call For Paper

    Wharton Financial Regulation Spring Conference Call For Paper
    I'm putting together a conference with Peter Conti-Brown on the above subject in the spring of 2017, and we thought...
  • Aug 23

    AALS BA: CFP deadline tomorrow!

    AALS BA: CFP deadline tomorrow!
    Call for Papers – Joint Program with the AALS Section on Business Associations and the AALS Section on Comparative Law...
  • Aug 20

    Alabama Hiring, In, Inter Alia, Business Law

    Alabama Hiring, In, Inter Alia, Business Law
    THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF LAW seeks to fill entry-level/junior-lateral tenure-track positions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Candidates must...
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/
  • Aug 29

    EEOC Issues Retaliation Guidance

    EEOC Issues Retaliation Guidance
    The EEOC just issued its final enforcement guidance on issues related to retaliation (after a public input period). The guidance replaces the information in the 1998 compliance manual on the topic. It also addresses the…
  • Aug 26

    Chong on Hollywood's Blinding Whitene

    Chong on Hollywood's Blinding Whitene
    Chrissy Shu Jien Chong (San Francisco) has just posted on SSRN her article (21 Asian Pacific American L.J. (2016)) Where are the Asians in Hollywood? Can §1981, Title VII, Colorblind Pitches, and Understanding Biases Break the Bamboo…
  • Aug 26

    Call for papers from the Center for Applied Feminism & Intersectionality

    Call for papers from the Center for Applied Feminism & Intersectionality
    The Center for Applied Feminism (Baltimore) has a call for papers that will be of interest to some of our readers: CALL FOR PAPERS APPLIED FEMINISM AND INTERSECTIONALITY: EXAMINING LAW THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTIPLE IDENTITIES The Center on…
Rank this Week: 20

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 29

    Multisided markets and the challenge of incorporating multisided considerations into competition law analysi

    Multisided markets and the challenge of incorporating multisided considerations into competition law analysi
    Gonenç Gurkaynak, Oznur İnanılır, Sinan Diniz and Ayse Gizem Yasar (all ELIG Law) explore Multisided markets and the challenge of incorporating multisided considerations into competition law analysis. ABSTRACT: Since the seminal paper of…
  • Aug 29

    On Prices' Cyclical Behaviour in Oligopolistic Market

    On Prices' Cyclical Behaviour in Oligopolistic Market
    L. Lambertini and L. Marattin have a paper on On Prices' Cyclical Behaviour in Oligopolistic Markets. ABSTRACT: We revisit the discussion about the relationship between price’s cyclical features, implicit collusion and the demand level in…
  • Aug 29

    Competition in Retail Electricity Markets: An Assessment of Ten Year Dutch Experience

    Competition in Retail Electricity Markets: An Assessment of Ten Year Dutch Experience
    Machiel Mulder, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and Bert Willems, Tilburg University - Department of Economics - CentER & TILEC offer Competition in Retail Electricity Markets: An Assessment of Ten Year Dutch…
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 29

    A New $100 Billion Business: Endowment Management

    A New $100 Billion Business: Endowment Management
    There is huge competition for money managers fighting to oversee endowments. The business has grown into an almost $100 billion business, attracting stiff competition amongst banks, consultants, and boutiques. This area of money management…
  • Aug 29

    CBS Deal in the Hands of Shari Redstone

    CBS Deal in the Hands of Shari Redstone
    With her new control over Viacom, Shari Redstone must decide what to do with all the power. There have been talks over Viacom reuniting with CBS, but no indication that the deal is imminent. CBS and Viacom split ways in...
  • Aug 29

    Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective -- Call for Paper

    Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective -- Call for Paper
    The University of Iowa College of Law and The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel’s Legal Education Committee are organizing the 7th academic symposium financially supported by the ACTEC Foundation. The symposium, Wealth Transfer…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Recent Articles, Books and Upcoming Conference of Interest

    Recent Articles, Books and Upcoming Conference of Interest
    From SSRN:Jeffrey Benjamin Meyers, Nietzsche and the Law of the ‘The Other’: The Jew in Refraction, (August 19, 2016).Carl J. Minniti, The Lanham Act's Unconstitutional Hodgepodge, (17 Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion 315,…
  • Aug 29

    Court Upholds California's Removal of Belief Exemption From Vaccination Requirement

    Court Upholds California's Removal of Belief Exemption From Vaccination Requirement
    In Whitlow v. State of California, (SD CA, Aug. 26, 2016), a California federal district court refused to grant a preliminary injunction against California's recently enacted SB 277 , a law requiring school students (other than those being…
  • Aug 28

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Daker v. Warren, (11th Cir., Aug. 22, 2016), the 11th Circuit reversed and remanded the district court's dismissal of a Muslim inmate's free exercise challenge (but not his RLUIPA challenge) to a total ban on hardcover books and the…
Rank this Week: 23

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: 24

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/
  • Aug 29

    The Missing Million Dollar Man

    The Missing Million Dollar Man
    Financial self-regulatory organizations play an important role in investor protection. Like other institutions, they also have governance scandals. When Richard Grasso served as the head of the New York Stock Exchange from 1995 to 2003, he…
  • Aug 27

    Defining terms and the U of C letter

    Defining terms and the U of C letter
    Some of the problem surrounding the U of C letter is that we do not or cannot agree on terms. A commenter on my prior post on this argues that we are conflating content warnings with trigger warnings, because much of what we warn about is not…
  • Aug 26

    Selecting the Public's Representatives in the Financial Regulatory Proce

    Selecting the Public's Representatives in the Financial Regulatory Proce
    Financial regulations issued and enforced by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) affect the public by setting the level of investor protection available. If things go awry, FINRA regulation also governs the rights the public…
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
Rank this Week: 26

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    School board files petition for review on transgender bathroom

    School board files petition for review on transgender bathroom
    Urging the Justices to resolve the dispute over the use of school bathrooms by trangender students “once and for all,” today a Virginia school board asked the Supreme Court to examine a decision by a federal appeals court in favor…
  • Aug 29

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: The Gillette Co. v. California Franchise Tax Board 15-1442 Issue: Whether the Multistate Tax Compact, a multistate agreement that addresses significant aspects of the state taxation of multistate…
  • Aug 29

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    Legal action related to transgender Americans and the likelihood that those disputes will end up at the Supreme Court continue to generate coverage. Cristian Farias of The Huffington Post reports on Texas’s lawsuit challenging the…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 29

    Of Taylor Swift, Referent Power, Jury Duty and Psychological Theories of Social Influence

    Of Taylor Swift, Referent Power, Jury Duty and Psychological Theories of Social Influence
    I don’t know much about Taylor Swift (or TayTay/Swifty/Tayter Tot/T-Swizzle depending on fan-preference), but I take pride that most of what I do know comes from a delightfully small number of sources: My six-year…
  • Aug 29

    Franchise Law Tenet: Disclosure! Disclosure! Disclosure!

    Franchise Law Tenet: Disclosure! Disclosure! Disclosure!
    LAWPRO is seeing an increase in claims against Ontario lawyers by franchisees and franchisors. These claims tend to involve significant damages which often approach or exceed the available limits under the primary LAWPRO policy. Franchises…
  • Aug 29

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as…
Rank this Week: 29

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Never Too Late: if you missed the IPKat last week

    Never Too Late: if you missed the IPKat last week
    Did you miss the IPKat last week? Bring yourself bang up to date by browsing through the latest edition of Never Too Late (the 111th)The branding and rebranding of infidelityKat readers may not recognize Avid Life Media, but they are (more)…
  • Aug 27

    Do passive hosting providers commit acts of communication to the public in relation to third-party content?

    Do passive hosting providers commit acts of communication to the public in relation to third-party content?
    Still on the leaked IA ...This may not be just a good exam question for undergraduate IP law students [note to self: something for next year], but also lawyers and policy-makers currently discussing EU copyright…
  • Aug 26

    The branding and rebranding of infidelity

    The branding and rebranding of infidelity
    How far can rebranding take a company after it has experienced a serious challenge to its brand, especially when your branded service is infidelity. If you are Avid Life Media, Inc., the answer may not be encouraging. Kat readers may not…
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

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/
  • Aug 29

    Thomson Reuters and LexBlog co-host ILTACON Beer for Blogger

    Thomson Reuters and LexBlog co-host ILTACON Beer for Blogger
    LexBlog is honored to have Thomson Reuters co-hosting a Beer for Bloggers (and others) with us on Tuesday evening at ILTACON in Washington D.C. I started Beer for Bloggers thirteen years ago as a way to meet a few bloggers …
  • Aug 28

    Survey: Majority of Americans likely to hire lawyer active on social media

    Survey: Majority of Americans likely to hire lawyer active on social media
    According to a new survey from Findlaw, 54 percent of consumers say they would likely hire an attorney who is active on social media, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. This is particularly true for younger Americans – 69 percent…
  • Aug 26

    Twenty reasons your law blogs belong outside your law firm website

    Twenty reasons your law blogs belong outside your law firm website
    There was a time when everyone knew, and agreed, a law blog did not belong inside a law firm’s website. It was common sense. Today, we’re getting a lot of questions at LexBlog about whether a law firm should put …
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/
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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/
  • Aug 29

    Terrific Article on the State of US Class Politic

    Terrific Article on the State of US Class Politic
    I Spent 5 Years With Some of Trump’s Biggest Fans. Here’s What They Won’t Tell You. Don’t be put off by the tabloid tone to the headline that Mother Jones slapped on this article, there’s a lot of smarts here.…
  • Aug 26

    Quick Links to Election Post

    Quick Links to Election Post
    County Court Circuit Court Democratic primary for US House, State Rep School Board District 7 Amendment 4 Miami-Dade Mayor Democratic primary for US Senate (to come)
  • Aug 26

    Mayor’s Race: The Devil You Know or the Devil You Know?

    Mayor’s Race: The Devil You Know or the Devil You Know?
    The Mayor’s race presents a stark choice between an incumbent who does not deserve re-election and a challenger who hasn’t made the case that she would be a good steward (if anything, rather more the opposite). I really…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Aug 29

    In light of Dennett's challenge, what is the correct response to "analytic metaphysics"?

    In light of Dennett's challenge, what is the correct response to "analytic metaphysics"?
    Philosophy social media is bursting with discussion, denunciations, outrage, and amusement about Dennett's dissing of "analytic metaphysics." I think the only way to resolve this is with a poll, of course. <div><a…
  • Aug 29

    A portrait of Trump supporters in Louisiana

    A portrait of Trump supporters in Louisiana
    This is a nicely done piece by a sociologist; here's her fine description of the view of the world of her subjects: What the people I interviewed were drawn to was not necessarily the particulars of these theories. It was...
  • Aug 29

    Georgia State's Jessica Berry to be the new editor of "Journal of Nietzsche Studies"

    Georgia State's Jessica Berry to be the new editor of "Journal of Nietzsche Studies"
    It gives me particular pleasure to share this announcement: New editorial leadership at the Journal of Nietzsche Studies—The JNS editorial board and Penn State University Press warmly welcome Jessica N. Berry, Associate Professor of…
Rank this Week: 36

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 37

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
  • Aug 29

    11 Reasons Not To Enforce Your Trade Secret

    11 Reasons Not To Enforce Your Trade Secret
    I’m strangely fascinated by the recent “revelation” about Colonel Sanders’ secret recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken. His nephew showed a journalist a handwritten list that was left behind by Sanders’ second wife…
  • Aug 27

    Call for Papers: The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network

    Call for Papers: The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network
    Call for Papers – Friday September 16th Deadline The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network Seeks submissions for the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting Mexico City, Mexico, at the Sheraton Maria Isabel, June 20…
  • Aug 25

    The Mind on Trial

    The Mind on Trial
    Susanna Blumenthal’s impressive Law and the Modern Mind:  Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture, offers an important reconceptualization of the legal history of responsibility as it played out in nineteenth…
Rank this Week: 38

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 40

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: 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/
  • Aug 5

    Miller & Zois Helps Create New Nursing Home Law in Maryland

    Miller & Zois Helps Create New Nursing Home Law in Maryland
    Our primary focus at Miller & Zois is to further the interest of our clients by maximizing the value of their injury or wrongful death claims.  But it is also an absolute joy when we can be a part of changing Maryland law that helps…
  • Jul 20

    Social Host Drunk Driving in Maryland | New Law

    Social Host Drunk Driving in Maryland | New Law
    I’ve complained to you (all 14 of you) for years about Maryland’s ridiculous refusal to adopt dram shop laws.  Enforcement of dram shop laws would allow lawsuits against bars and restaurants who knowingly serve drunk…
  • Jun 20

    Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits 2016

    Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits 2016
    Here is an interesting look at the first 20 medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Maryland in 2016 with a brief summary of plaintiff’s allegations in the case. Hall v. Genesis Healthcare, LLC (filed on January 4, 2016): This is a bed…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Aug 16

    Canada’s Innovation Strategy Must Stop Tech Troll

    Canada’s Innovation Strategy Must Stop Tech Troll
    Developing a national innovation strategy has been a top priority of Navdeep Bains, Canada's Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. Bains has created an expert panel, held meetings across the country, and launched a public…
  • Aug 16

    Ottawa Needs to Combat Abuse of Intellectual Property Right

    Ottawa Needs to Combat Abuse of Intellectual Property Right
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 15, 2016 as Ottawa Needs to Combat Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights Developing a national innovation strategy has been a top priority of Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science…
  • Aug 8

    Government-Backed Study Finds Piracy Fight a Low Priority for Canadian Rights Holder

    Government-Backed Study Finds Piracy Fight a Low Priority for Canadian Rights Holder
    The Canadian government plans to review the state of copyright law next year, but a recent government-commissioned study indicates that fighting piracy is a low priority for rights holders. They prefer to focus on their efforts on generating…
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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?

    Why do we have suddenly increasing drug prices?
    Timothy Holbrook has an interesting post The real reason the EpiPen and other off-patents are so expensive , which raises issues with the role of the FDA in pricing issues for drugs.Interestingly, though, the patent system is not to blame…
  • Aug 25

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB

    Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB
    Finance.yahoo noted a PTAB ruling on some of Teva's Copaxone patents:Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today [August 24, 2016] confirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions from an Inter Partes Review (IPR) to invalidate all…
  • Aug 25

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia

    Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia
    Ten years ago, in August 2006, in a post titled Plagiarism in academic contexts: a look at the past , IPBiz discussed several academic plagiarism cases, including a certain case at Princeton University, 186 N.J. Super. 548; 453 A.2d 263.In…
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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
  • Aug 28

    Remembering is resisting

    Remembering is resisting
    I gave a short talk on the politics of digital memorialisation through personal archives at Colomboscope 2016 on a panel titled ‘Rendering Realities’, moderated by Subha Wijesiriwardena. The festival’s description of my…
  • Aug 16

    Whatsapp during a live protest

    Whatsapp during a live protest
    Not for the first time, I relied very heavily on WhatsApp in covering the Different Yet Equal vigil in Colombo, and the resulting drama. Updates sent to the Groundviews WhatsApp group (which at the time of writing this has over one hundred…
  • Aug 16

    Sinhale’s crisis of legitimacy

    Sinhale’s crisis of legitimacy
    Though this poster is very easily debunked, the intent is clear. It is not just aimed at discrediting those who organised the vigil. The purpose it serves is larger and holds currency for longer. The intent here is to mislead and spread hate…
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