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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/
  • Feb 26

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.26.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.26.15
    * The FCC declares net neutrality. Now an explanation of what that really means. [Gizmodo] * Today in "delightful things police departments do," we have the tale of a woman held in a black site by Chicago police for 18 hours before being…
  • Feb 26

    Ask The Professor: Why Do We Need the Bar Exam Anyway?

    Ask The Professor: Why Do We Need the Bar Exam Anyway?
    Why have a bar exam if it is going to be more of what law school is supposed to test and does not test something important to the state giving the test?
  • Feb 26

    Lawyer Sprayed With Acid And Hit With A Hatchet

    Lawyer Sprayed With Acid And Hit With A Hatchet
    Absolutely bizarre attack on a lawyer in his 60s.
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 26

    Weisbach Presents The New View, the Traditional View, and Capital Gains Taxes on Stock Today at UCLA

    Weisbach Presents The New View, the Traditional View, and Capital Gains Taxes on Stock Today at UCLA
    David Weisbach (Chicago) presents The New View, the Traditional View, and Capital Gains Taxes on Stock at UCLA today as part of its Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance hosted by Jason Oh and Alexander Wu: The sale of stock cum…
  • Feb 26

    American Taxation Association 2015 Midyear Meeting

    American Taxation Association 2015 Midyear Meeting
    The three day 2015 Midyear Meeting of the American Taxation Association kicks off today in Washington, D.C. The full program is here.
  • Feb 26

    WSJ: Greece Struggles to Get Citizens to Pay Their Taxe

    WSJ: Greece Struggles to Get Citizens to Pay Their Taxe
    Wall Street Journal, Greece Struggles to Get Citizens to Pay Their Taxes: Of all the challenges Greece has faced in recent years, prodding its citizens to pay their taxes has been one of the most difficult. At the end of 2014, Greeks owed…
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/
  • Feb 26

    Jihadi John's Travel to Syria

    Jihadi John's Travel to Syria
    I see many news reports saying Mohammed Emwazi, aka "Jihadi John" went to Syria in 2012. CAGE says it was 2013. In early 2013, Mohammed's father suggested that he should think about changing his name by deed poll, so that perhaps the…
  • Feb 26

    "Jihadi John" Identified

    "Jihadi John" Identified
    The black-clad executioner in ISIS beheading videos has been identified by the media as Mohammed Emwazi. He grew up in London, graduated college, and according to CAGE, which corresponded with him, was harassed by British intelligence and…
  • Feb 25

    Twitter vs. ISIS

    Twitter vs. ISIS
    I really wish Twitter would stop deleting ISIS accounts. In the last three hours, 20 accounts I've been following are gone. This has been going on for weeks. I don't like one-sided news. ISIS accounts are a source of information.…
Rank this Week: 5

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Feb 26

    Garnett on Religious Accommodation

    Garnett on Religious Accommodation
    Richard W. Garnett (Notre Dame Law School) has posted Religious Accommodations And — And Among — Civil Rights: Separation, Toleration, and Accommodation (88 S. Cal. L. Rev. ___ (2015 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper…
  • Feb 26

    Feldman on Public Meaning Originalism

    Feldman on Public Meaning Originalism
    Stephen Matthew Feldman (University of Wyoming - College of Law) has posted Constitutional Interpretation and History: New Originalism or Eclecticism? (28 BYU Journal of Public Law 283, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The goal of…
  • Feb 26

    Marmor on Randomized Judicial Review

    Marmor on Randomized Judicial Review
    Andrei Marmor (University of Southern California - Gould School of Law) has posted Randomized Judicial Review on SSRN. Here is the abstract: One of the main arguments in support of constitutional judicial review points to the need to curtail…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

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

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY

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

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

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

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

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?
    Original Article 02/18/2015 By Seth Ferranti In prison, there is no creature lower than a sex offender. Even snitches get a pass before these guys. SOs, chomos, pedophiles—the nicknames all mean the same thing, and they help average…
Rank this Week: 7

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Resale Scam

    Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Resale Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. James Currey, 55, Orlando, Florida, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in connection with a telemarketing scam wherein the defendant targeted timeshare owners and falsely promised a buyer…
  • Feb 25

    Former Sr. VP Pleads Guilty to Misapplication of Bank Fund

    Former Sr. VP Pleads Guilty to Misapplication of Bank Fund
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Justin T. Brough, 39, North Las Vegas, Nevada, a former senior vice president of Bank of America, Las Vegas, pleaded guilty to misapplication of bank funds in a scheme that led to over $6.4 million in losses on two loans.…
  • Feb 25

    Man Admits Mortgage Scheme Involving Inflated Purchase Price

    Man Admits Mortgage Scheme Involving Inflated Purchase Price
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Enrique Hernandez, 34, Miami, Florida, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank and mail fraud in connection with a scheme to inflate purchase prices and share kickbacks with his conspirators.The properties purchased…
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/
  • Feb 26

    DC legalizes marijuana despite threats from Congre

    DC legalizes marijuana despite threats from Congre
    [JURIST] The District of Columbia (DC) [official website] on Thursday disregarded pressures from Congress and went forward with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative. Notwithstanding warnings of repercussions by…
  • Feb 26

    Bahrain court convicts 11 of deadly police attack

    Bahrain court convicts 11 of deadly police attack
    [JURIST] A Bahraini court found 11 Shiities guilty on Thursday of a police attack carried out last year and sentenced three to death. The other eight defendants were sentenced [WSJ report] to life in prison and will be stripped of their…
  • Feb 26

    Syria rebel sentenced to 5 years for war crime

    Syria rebel sentenced to 5 years for war crime
    [JURIST] A Swedish court sentenced Syrian refugee Mouhannad Droub to five years in prison after convicting him of abusing a captured member of President Bashar Assad’s [BBC backgrounder] forces. Droub was part of a group under the Free…
Rank this Week: 11

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

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

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

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

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

    LEED® Certification Milestone

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

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

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

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    47.2 MILLION WENT THRU SFO

    47.2 MILLION WENT THRU SFO
    Mayor Lee Announces New Record for Passenger Traffic at SFO 2014 Sets All-Time Record for Passenger Traffic; Third Consecutive Year of Increases; Growth Expected to Continue Led by Increases in International Traffic Mayor Edwin M. Lee…
  • Feb 26

    RUSSIA'S OUR TOP ENEMY?

    RUSSIA'S OUR TOP ENEMY?
    Americans Increasingly See Russia as Threat, Top U.S. Enemy by Jeffrey M. Jones Story Highlights Russia edges out North Korea as perceived top U.S. enemy Favorable ratings of Russia sink to 24% More Americans view Russian military power as…
  • Feb 26

    FERN'S LOVE CHILD?

    FERN'S LOVE CHILD?
    Distant species produce love child after 60 million year breakup Duke University IMAGE: Found on a forest floor in the French Pyrenees, this shin-high fern is the offspring of two distantly related groups of plants that…
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
  • Feb 26

    What is an Unfair Business Practice? Commissioner Wants FTC to Vote

    What is an Unfair Business Practice? Commissioner Wants FTC to Vote
    A conservative member of the Federal Trade Commission is pushing the agency to clarify how it will use its powers to police unfair business practices. Commissioner Joshua Wright in a speech Thursday called for an FTC vote that would define…
  • Feb 26

    Saudi Arabian Convicted in 1998 Embassy Bombings Trial

    Saudi Arabian Convicted in 1998 Embassy Bombings Trial
    A federal jury has found Khaled al-Fawwaz guilty of participating in a conspiracy by al Qaeda that led to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in East Africa—another win in the U.S. government’s efforts to prosecute suspected terrorists…
  • Feb 26

    5 Big Threats Seen by U.S. Intelligence Official

    5 Big Threats Seen by U.S. Intelligence Official
    U.S. intelligence officials released their annual “Worldwide Threat Assessment” report. The officials didn't rank threats in order of severity, but here are some of those presented Thursday.
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Feb 26

    Encouraging recidivism realities after three-strikes reform in California

    Encouraging recidivism realities after three-strikes reform in California
    This new New York Times article, headlined "California Convicts Are Out of Prison After Third Strike, and Staying Out," reports on some good post-sentencing-reform news from the West Coast. Here are excerpts: Mr. Taylor, 58, is one…
  • Feb 26

    US Sentencing Commission released report on LWOP sentences in federal system

    US Sentencing Commission released report on LWOP sentences in federal system
    I am intrigued and pleased to see that today the US Sentencing Commission has released this effective (reader-friendly) new report titled "Life Sentences in the Federal System." The entire 20-page report is a must read for anyone…
  • Feb 26

    "Can life in prison be worse than death" ... for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?

    "Can life in prison be worse than death" ... for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable article discussing the current (and certain future) prison realities for the Boston marathon bomber. Here are excerpts: What’s worse – being sentenced to be executed or to spend…
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

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

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Feb 26

    Important opinion from Hawaii Supreme Court

    Important opinion from Hawaii Supreme Court
    The Supreme Court of Hawaii has issued an important opinion that offers a new way to think about the McDonnell Douglas test. Adams v. CDM Media USA, Inc., 2015 WL 769745, No. SCWC-12-00000741 (Hawaii Feb. 24, 2015). In Adams, the...
  • Feb 25

    EEOC General Counsel David Lopez on Supreme Court Oral Argument

    EEOC General Counsel David Lopez on Supreme Court Oral Argument
    I was recently asked by a reporter about metrics relating to case filings and monetary recovery for the past fiscal year. I responded that the metric that has garnered much of my attention this year is “two-and-a-half” – the number...
  • Feb 24

    EEOC General Counsel David Lopez on Supreme Court Oral Argument

    EEOC General Counsel David Lopez on Supreme Court Oral Argument
    I was recently asked by a reporter about metrics relating to case filings and monetary recovery for the past fiscal year. I responded that the metric that has garnered much of my attention this year is “two-and-a-half” – the number...
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 26

    Fitness Star Greg Plitt Dies Intestate

    Fitness Star Greg Plitt Dies Intestate
    When Bravo T.V. fitness star Gregg Plitt was tragically hit and killed by a commuter train while shooting a sports drink commercial last month, he did not have a will. Now, Plitt’s family is trying to ensure his $800,000 estate...
  • Feb 26

    Family Discovers Forged Will

    Family Discovers Forged Will
    The family of a man who died of cancer said he would be “turning in his grave” if he knew his partner had forged his will for her benefit. Terence Powell’s family feels “violated” by the fraud committed by the...
  • Feb 26

    Charitable Bequest Reduced by Lawsuits and Taxe

    Charitable Bequest Reduced by Lawsuits and Taxe
    The recent Tax Court decision in Estate of Eileen S. Belmont serves as a cautionary tale. The problems for the estate seemed to arise out of a lack of communication with the estate's accountant combined with the estate plan not...
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/
  • Feb 26

    Dynamic Spatial Competition Between Multi-Store Firm

    Dynamic Spatial Competition Between Multi-Store Firm
    Victor Aguirregabiria and Gustavo Vicentini explore Dynamic Spatial Competition Between Multi-Store Firms. ABSTRACT: We propose a dynamic model of an oligopoly industry characterized by spatial competition between multi-store retailers. Firms…
  • Feb 26

    Spatial Competition in Quality

    Spatial Competition in Quality
    Raphael Auer and Philip Saura analyze Spatial Competition in Quality. ABSTRACT: We develop a model of vertical innovation in which firms incur a market entry cost and position themselves in the quality space. Once established, firms compete…
  • Feb 26

    Herb Hovenkamp on North Carolina Dental

    Herb Hovenkamp on North Carolina Dental
    Antitrust's leading figure, Herb Hovenkamp has a new paper on the implications on North Carolina Dental. Given that the decision just came out yesterday, this is fast even for the prolific Hovenkamp. Download N C DENTISTS SCT FEB 2015 SSRN
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Austrian Parliament Passes Controversial Amendments To Law On Islam

    Austrian Parliament Passes Controversial Amendments To Law On Islam
    Austria's Parliament yesterday adopted controversial amendments to the country's 1912 Law on Islam.  As reported by AFP, the new law bans foreign financing of mosques and requires imams to be able to speak German. Its goal is to create…
  • Feb 26

    Annual White House Easter Egg Roll Announced

    Annual White House Easter Egg Roll Announced
    The White House this week announced that the 137th annual White House Easter Egg Roll will be held on April 6, hosted by the President and Michelle Obama.  It is expected that 35,000 people will gather on the South Lawn of the White…
  • Feb 26

    Court Dismisses Religious and Speech Objections To Requirement That Witness Stand To Be Sworn In

    Court Dismisses Religious and Speech Objections To Requirement That Witness Stand To Be Sworn In
    In Pellegrino v. Meredith, (ED CA, Feb. 23, 2015), a California federal magistrate judge dismissed, with leave to amend, a suit for damages against a traffic court judge and the county by Anthony Pellegrino who, as defendant in a traffic…
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/
  • Feb 26

    Declaring victory?

    Declaring victory?
    At CoOp, Ron Collins discusses the ACLU's new 2015 Workplan: An Urgent Plan to Protect Our Rights, which listed 11 "major civil liberties battles" that the organization plans to focus on--none of which have anything directly to do…
  • Feb 25

    Crime, Policing, and CompStat: An OVB/Endogeneity Exacta

    Crime, Policing, and CompStat: An OVB/Endogeneity Exacta
    Continuing my examination of the Brennan Center report on crime and incarceration, I want to turn my attention now to its treatment of CompStat and policing. The report finds, based primarily on Steve Levitt’s prior work, that policing is…
  • Feb 25

    JOTWELL: Erbsen on Klerman & Reilly on forum selling

    JOTWELL: Erbsen on Klerman & Reilly on forum selling
    The new Courts Law essay comes from Allen Erbsen (Minnesota), reviewing Daniel Klerman & Greg Reilly's Forum Selling, which discusses how particular courts make themselves attractive places for parties to forum shop. The article and the…
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
  • Feb 26

    CFP: Trade, Law and Development

    CFP: Trade, Law and Development
    Trade, Law and Development (TL&D) is requesting submissions for its Winter 2015 issue of the journal. Submissions may pertain to any are within the purview of international economic law. The...
  • Feb 26

    Tribal Law & Government Conference–Lawrence, KS

    Tribal Law & Government Conference–Lawrence, KS
    The University of Kansas Tribal Law & Government Center presents the 19th Annual Tribal Law & Government Conference, The Future of Indian Education, March 13, 2015.
  • Feb 26

    Call for Papers: The Top Ten Rankings of the Supreme Court

    Call for Papers: The Top Ten Rankings of the Supreme Court
    The Green Bag is requesting submissions for its fourth micro-symposium, to be published in the Green Bag and the Journal of Law. The theme is “The Top Ten Rankings of...
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

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

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

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

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

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

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

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

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    BREAKING NEWS: CJEU says that Member States are free to determine who must pay droit de suite royalty

    BREAKING NEWS: CJEU says that Member States are free to determine who must pay droit de suite royalty
    Copyright has increasingly become linked to de-materialisation of both works and their exploitation channels, so it is kind of re-assuring to find cases that are still about the analogue world. This morning the Court of Justice of the…
  • Feb 26

    Dutch Minister trumps Court of Appeal ruling, reasserts EPO immunity

    Dutch Minister trumps Court of Appeal ruling, reasserts EPO immunity
    Is this the EPO ...?"Opstelten: uitspraak rechter geldt niet voor Europese instelling" is the title of an article in this morning's edition of Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant, which brings tidings of the latest twist in the battle over the…
  • Feb 25

    Failure! What failure? Things to do with patent filing figure

    Failure! What failure? Things to do with patent filing figure
    Was it only yesterday that this Kat, in his Wednesday Whimsies, posted a link to the UK Intellectual Property Office's The Patent Guide A handbook for analysing and interpreting patent data, which states:"At present there are clear…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 26

    Supreme Court Confirms Right to Strike Constitutionally Protected

    Supreme Court Confirms Right to Strike Constitutionally Protected
    For some, this decision took a long time to arrive. The Supreme Court of Canada in Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v Saskatchewan confirmed once and for all that the right to strike is protected under the Canadian Charter of Rights and…
  • Feb 26

    Drink From the Garden Hose

    Drink From the Garden Hose
    Social media is a coursing flow of data and information. Twitter’s own output is known as the firehose for obvious reasons. You can tap into that volume to monitor an event or person, making the flow more manageable. To do so, you need…
  • Feb 25

    Pink Shirt Day

    Pink Shirt Day
    Did you wear a pink shirt today? Today (February 25) is Pink Shirt Day in Canada, a day devoted to promoting collective action against bullying in our schools, communities and online. The origins of the day, as described by the…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Argument recap: Justices dubious of paying fees for defending bankruptcy fee application

    Argument recap: Justices dubious of paying fees for defending bankruptcy fee application
    It looked bleak for petitioner Baker Botts from the earliest moments of the argument yesterday in Baker Botts L.L.P. v. ASARCO LLC. The issue in the case is whether the fees that a law firm (Baker Botts) spends defending a fee application in…
  • Feb 26

    Book review: Law professor, feminist, and jurist extraordinaire

    Book review: Law professor, feminist, and jurist extraordinaire
    Scott Dodson, editor, The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Cambridge University Press, 2015 (336 pp., cloth, $29.99) Scott Dodson, the editor of this volume, has brought together an impressive group of law professors, lawyers, historians, and…
  • Feb 26

    Petitions to watch | Conference of February 27

    Petitions to watch | Conference of February 27
    At its Conference on February 27, 2015, the Court will consider petitions seeking review of issues such as Article III standing in class actions, exemption from California’s campaign finance disclosure requirements, and the retroactive…
Rank this Week: 30

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 31

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

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

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

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 33

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/
Rank this Week: 34

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 25

    Human-level control through deep reinforcement learning

    Human-level control through deep reinforcement learning
    Human-level control through deep reinforcement learning. Nature 518, 529–533 (26 February 2015) doi:10.1038/nature14236. Received 10 July 2014, Accepted 16 January 2015, Published online 25 February 201. “The theory of…
  • Feb 25

    First in Freedom Index

    First in Freedom Index
    John Locke Foundation Report – “Overall, North Carolina ranks 23rd in the nation and 5th among the 12 states of the Southeast. Florida holds the #1 slot on the FFI, followed by Arizona, Indiana, South Dakota, and Georgia. The…
  • Feb 25

    Kaiser – New Online Tool Gives Patients Insight Into The Cost Of Medical Care

    Kaiser – New Online Tool Gives Patients Insight Into The Cost Of Medical Care
    Jay Hancock – Kaiser Health News: “Buying health care in America is like shopping blindfolded at Macy’s and getting the bill months after you leave the store, economist Uwe Reinhardt likes to say. A tool that went online…
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Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Feb 26

    ALIS Conference In Nova Scotia February 27-28 2015

    ALIS Conference In Nova Scotia February 27-28 2015
    ALIS (the Artists' Legal Information Society) is holding its On the Edge of Now: Emerging Trends in Digital, Music, and IP Law conference February 27-28. More here at its website.
  • Feb 26

    Valuing Public Domain Photographs and Their Use On Wikipedia

    Valuing Public Domain Photographs and Their Use On Wikipedia
    Paul J. Heald, University of Illinois College of Law, and Kris Erikson and Martin Kretschmer, University of Glasgow, have published The Valuation of Unprotected Works: A Case Study of Public Domain Photographs on Wikipedia. Here is the…
  • Feb 26

    Artists, IP, and Social Justice

    Artists, IP, and Social Justice
    Loren Evans Mulraine, Belmont University College of Law, is publishing I Am My Brother's Keeper: How the Crossroads of Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property and Entertainment Can Be Used to Affect Social Justice in Intellectual Property,…
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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
  • Feb 26

    Net Neutrality

    Net Neutrality
    Today the FCC voted to classify the Internet as a public utility and enforce net neutrality.  Kudos to Tim Wu (disclosure–I’ve known Tim for a long time).  Rarely has an academic had such a significant impact on public…
  • Feb 26

    Barbara Babcock reviews new book on Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Barbara Babcock reviews new book on Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Over at SCOTUSblog, Standford Law Professor Emerita Barbara Babcock has a book review of Scott Dodson’s new The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Cambridge University Press, 2015 (336 pp., cloth, $29.99), which he edited.…
  • Feb 25

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 62, Issue 2

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 62, Issue 2
    Volume 62, Issue 2 (February 2015) Articles Judging Opportunity Lost: Assessing the Viability of Race-Based Affirmative Action After Fisher v. University of Texas Mario L. Barnes, Erwin Chemerinsky & Angela Onwuachi-Willig 272 Enforcing…
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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/
  • Feb 26

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman

    In Memoriam: Monroe Freedman
    Professor Ellen Yaroshefsky sends along the terribly sad news that our dear colleague, friend, and co-blogger Monroe Freedman passed away this morning. From Ellen's email: It is with profound sadness that I let you know that Monroe Freedman…
  • Feb 26

    SCOTUS sides against dentists: "established ethical standards may blend with private anticompetitive motives"

    SCOTUS sides against dentists: "established ethical standards may blend with private anticompetitive motives"
    Discussion of the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC over at Marginal Revolution. The Court sided with the FTC, which had deemed anti-competitive the Board's efforts to quash un-licensed teeth whiteners.
  • Feb 26

    Kathryn A. Sabbeth, "Capital Defenders as Outsider Lawyers"

    Kathryn A. Sabbeth, "Capital Defenders as Outsider Lawyers"
    Article. Abstract: What role can lawyers play in the internal disputes of a community to which they are outsiders? This essay highlights two core rationales for outsider intervention in support of internal dissent. It examines these…
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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/
  • Feb 26

    Law firm digital publishing needs to be a conversation

    Law firm digital publishing needs to be a conversation
    Lost on most blogging lawyers and law firms is that blogging represents something much different than writing an article for dissemination. Blogging represents an opportunity to develop relationships with your readers. Relationships developed…
  • Feb 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Fish and SOX, Skin Cancer Apps, Beer Delivery

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Fish and SOX, Skin Cancer Apps, Beer Delivery
    Before we jump into the Top 10, we have a couple interesting pieces over on LXBN—first Zosha writes on how Keith Olbermann’s Twitter gaffe underscores the need for smart social media policies, and Montserrat Miller joined me on…
  • Feb 24

    There are blogs… and there are blog

    There are blogs… and there are blog
    One of my goals this year is to meet with as many of LexBlog’s clients – on their turf – as possible. Relationships are the key to our success. When traveling I also look for opportunities to meet with lawyers and law…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
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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/
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
  • Feb 21

    Contested Race in Group IV

    Contested Race in Group IV
    Democracy is saved! Frank Quesada has drawn an opponent in Coral Gables Commission Group IV: Enrique Lopez, alternately described as a brilliant man and a “crony” of former Mayor Don Slesnick. Not that there seems any groundswell…
  • Feb 21

    And Then There Were 6

    And Then There Were 6
    Official City of Coral Gables : Candidates page now shows six candidates — perennial candidate Jackson Rip Holmes is back in the fray. With this many candidates every candidate’s event is certain to be unsatisfying since they will…
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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/
  • Feb 23

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

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

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement
    Nearly a quarter of a million Americans undergo total hip replacement  surgery.  All of them do so reluctantly.  This invasive orthopedic surgery is a major operation.  Everyone agrees that there are unavoidable risks…
  • Feb 9

    Dog Breed May Affect Homeowner’s Insurance in Maryland

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

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Feb 25

    Gemalto Confirms It Was Hacked But Insists the NSA Didn’t Get Its Crypto Key

    Gemalto Confirms It Was Hacked But Insists the NSA Didn’t Get Its Crypto Key
    As the the company confirmed the hacks, it downplayed their significance, insisting that the attackers failed to get inside the network where cryptographic keys are stored to protect mobile communications. The post Gemalto Confirms It Was…
  • Feb 24

    Snowden: Spy Agencies ‘Screwed All of Us’ in Hacking Crypto Key

    Snowden: Spy Agencies ‘Screwed All of Us’ in Hacking Crypto Key
    NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden didn’t mince words during a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Monday when he said the NSA and the British spy agency GCHQ had “screwed all of us” when it hacked into the Dutch firm Gemalto to…
  • Feb 24

    FedEx Refuses to Ship a Digital Mill That Can Make Untraceable Gun

    FedEx Refuses to Ship a Digital Mill That Can Make Untraceable Gun
    The new generation of “maker” tools like 3-D printers and milling machines promises to let anyone make virtually anything—from prosthetic limbs to firearms—in the privacy and convenience of his or her own home. But…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Feb 25

    Be Careful What You Wish For: Bell Launches Legal Challenge Against CRTC Net Neutrality Decision

    Be Careful What You Wish For: Bell Launches Legal Challenge Against CRTC Net Neutrality Decision
    In December 2010, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission passed the Open Internet Order, which featured relatively weak net neutrality rules. Despite their limited impact (the Order did not go as far as the Canadian Internet traffic…
  • Feb 24

    Why the Demise of the Sun News Network May Be a Preview of Things to Come

    Why the Demise of the Sun News Network May Be a Preview of Things to Come
    The abrupt end of the Sun News Network - its owners pulled the plug on the all-news channel without warning earlier this month - sparked considerable commentary with many lamenting the lost jobs, others examining the quality of the content,…
  • Feb 24

    Why the Demise of Sun News Network May Be a Preview of Things to Come

    Why the Demise of Sun News Network May Be a Preview of Things to Come
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 21, 2015 as Why the Demise of Sun News Network May Be a Preview of Things to Come The abrupt end of the Sun News Network – its owners pulled the plug on the all-news channel without warning…
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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
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

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

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

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

    Technology and theatre in a library

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