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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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 22

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 21

    Neil Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing

    Neil Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing
    Donald Trump is the rudest person ever. He's interrupted Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing to have Spicy give a press conference. CNN is out of service on my TV, Fox and MSNBC are airing the presser. Online is the only place for the... [[…
  • Mar 20

    Ivanka Trump to Get West Wing Office Space

    Ivanka Trump to Get West Wing Office Space
    Does this family ever tell the truth about anything? Via Politico: Ivanka Trump, who moved to Washington, D.C., saying she would play no formal role in her father’s administration, is now officially setting up shop in the White…
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/
Rank this Week: 4

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Comment on Sentencing of Kristen Ayala

    Comment on Sentencing of Kristen Ayala
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. A recent comment from Brandon on the blog post Mortgage Mod Case Results in 10+ Year Sentences stated: “Couple of small pawns in a much larger game.kristen is a 32 year old first time,non violent offender…
  • Mar 14

    California Mortgage Elimination Scheme Eliminated

    California Mortgage Elimination Scheme Eliminated
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Martin Calzada, 29, Norwalk, California was found guilty by a federal jury after a four-day trial, of one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and eight counts of mail fraud affecting a financial…
  • Mar 14

    Jury Finds Bank President Guilty of Fraud

    Jury Finds Bank President Guilty of Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Anthony J. Atkins, 51, Eufaula, Alabama, was convicted by a Federal Jury after a 5-day trial, of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, four counts of false statements to a federally insured financial institution, bank fraud,…
Rank this Week: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 22

    Ring Presents Leak-Driven Law Today At Boston College

    Ring Presents Leak-Driven Law Today At Boston College
    Diane Ring (Boston College) presents Leak-Driven Law, 65 UCLA L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2018) (with Shu-Yi Oei (Tulane; moving to Boston College)) at Boston College today as part of its Tax Policy Workshop Series: Over the past decade, a number…
  • Mar 22

    Shanske Presents Equitable Apportionment And The State Corporate Income Tax Today At Duke

    Shanske Presents Equitable Apportionment And The State Corporate Income Tax Today At Duke
    Darien Shanske (UC-Davis) presents Equitable Apportionment and the State Corporate Income Tax: Past, Present and Possible Future at Duke today as part of its Tax Policy Workshop Series hosted by Lawrence Zelenak: What a tough break for…
  • Mar 22

    Yariv Brauner Named To Hugh Culverhouse Eminent Scholar Chair At Florida

    Yariv Brauner Named To Hugh Culverhouse Eminent Scholar Chair At Florida
    Yariv Brauner has been named to the Hugh Culverhouse Eminent Scholar chair at Florida: Professor Brauner has been a member of the UF Law faculty, teaching in the Graduate Tax Program, since 2006. Prior to joining UF, he taught at the Arizona…
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/
Rank this Week: 9

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    CITY APPROVES SALE OF 8.5 ACRES

    CITY APPROVES SALE OF 8.5 ACRES
    Planning Commission Approves Sale of 8.5 Acres for New Commercial Commons Rendering of proposed building to be built on Teleport Drive, Staten Island. Image Credit: Nicotra Group LLC. Approval will facilitate the construction of an…
  • Mar 22

    UNHAPPY WITH THE COUNTRY'S DIRECTION?

    UNHAPPY WITH THE COUNTRY'S DIRECTION?
    Americans' Satisfaction With Direction of US Remains Low by RJ Reinhart Story Highlights 29% of Americans say the U.S. is headed in the right direction Satisfaction level is virtually unchanged from…
  • Mar 22

    BRAIN STANDS READY TO ACT

    BRAIN STANDS READY TO ACT
    Wayne State researchers suggest that brain networks at rest are in readiness for action Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research Just as a sprinter's body and muscles are ready for action as they wait for…
Rank this Week: 10

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Mar 22

    Lee & Mouritsen on Ordinary Meaning

    Lee & Mouritsen on Ordinary Meaning
    Thomas R. Lee (Utah Supreme Court; Brigham Young University Law School) & Stephen C. Mouritsen (University of Chicago - Law School; Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School) have posted Judging Ordinary Meaning on SSRN. Here…
  • Mar 22

    My Testimony on Originalism for the Gorsuch Hearing

    My Testimony on Originalism for the Gorsuch Hearing
    I will be testifying on originalism tomorrow at the hearing on the nomination of Judge Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. You can download my testimony from SSRN: Statement of Lawrence B. Solum re...
  • Mar 22

    Lee on the Philosophy of Legal Information

    Lee on the Philosophy of Legal Information
    Kevin P. Lee (Campbell University Law School) has posted A Preface to the Philosophy of Legal Information (Forthcoming (Fall 2017), 20 SMU Sci & Tech. L. Rev.) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay introduces the philosophy of…
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/
  • Mar 22

    UN expert encourages working toward water and sanitation rights for all

    UN expert encourages working toward water and sanitation rights for all
    The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to water and sanitation, Léo Heller [official profile], on Tuesday urged the international community involved in development cooperation to work toward ensuring that people everywhere have rights…
  • Mar 22

    Oklahoma House approves bill banning abortions because of genetic abnormalitie

    Oklahoma House approves bill banning abortions because of genetic abnormalitie
    The Oklahoma House of Representatives [official website] passed HB 1549, known as the the Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2017 [text, PDF], on Tuesday, which would prohibit abortions because of Down’s Syndrome or genetic abnormalities…
  • Mar 22

    HRW accuses Libya National Army of committing war crime

    HRW accuses Libya National Army of committing war crime
    Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] said Tuesday that members of the Libyan National Army (LNA) may have committed war crimes [press release] in Benghazi on and around March 18. Benghazi has been center of stand-off between the LNA…
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/
  • Mar 22

    Immigration Law & Border Enforcement: A One Week Summer Program for Law Student

    Immigration Law & Border Enforcement: A One Week Summer Program for Law Student
    Hofstra Law is once again offering its Immigration Law and Border Enforcement Program. This one-week 3-credit class for law students runs from Sunday May 21 to Sunday May 28, 2017. It will be held in San Diego, California, and is...
  • Mar 22

    Latinos are reporting fewer sexual assaults amid a climate of fear in immigrant communities, LAPD say

    Latinos are reporting fewer sexual assaults amid a climate of fear in immigrant communities, LAPD say
    The Trump administration has made it a priority to enlist the assistance of state and local law enforcement in federal immigration enforcement. Concerns have been expressed that immigrant communities would be less likely to report crimes if…
  • Mar 22

    Conference to Mark Centennial of Bisbee Deportation

    Conference to Mark Centennial of Bisbee Deportation
    Striking miners and others being deported from Bisbee on the morning of July 12, 1917. The men are boarding the cattle cars provided by the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad. The Ninth Circuit Public Information Office has posted a call...
Rank this Week: 16

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
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

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: 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/
  • Mar 22

    Supreme Court Rules Against NLRB in Vacancies Act Case

    Supreme Court Rules Against NLRB in Vacancies Act Case
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled (6-2) in NLRB v. SW General. The Court held that once President Obama nominated Lafe Solomon to be the NLRB's General Counsel, he could no longer serve in his current capacity as Acting General Counsel....
  • Mar 18

    Brudney on the Quiet Importance of ILO Norm

    Brudney on the Quiet Importance of ILO Norm
    James Brudney (Fordham) has just posted on SSRN his article The Internationalization of Sources of Labor Law, 39 U. Pa. J. Int'l L. 1 (2017). The abstract is below. I think James is dead-on correct. Having attended a slew of...
  • Mar 17

    Hirsch & Seiner: Unions Deserve a Place in the Uber Economy

    Hirsch & Seiner: Unions Deserve a Place in the Uber Economy
    Jeff Hirsch (North Carolina) and Joe Seiner (South Carolina) have just posted on SSRN their extraordinarily timely article A Modern Union for the Modern Economy, ___ Fordham Law Review ___(forthcoming 2018) Here's the abstract: Membership in…
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/
  • Mar 22

    Antitrust Analysis of Hub-and-Spoke Conspiracie

    Antitrust Analysis of Hub-and-Spoke Conspiracie
    Ben Klein, UCLA offers an Antitrust Analysis of Hub-and-Spoke Conspiracies. ABSTRACT: This paper clarifies the relation between per se hub-and-spoke and vertical rule of reason antitrust analysis, the tension between which is illustrated with…
  • Mar 22

    Do vertical relations matter to fund flows under oligopolistic market structures?

    Do vertical relations matter to fund flows under oligopolistic market structures?
    Kang Baek (Hanbat National University) asks Do vertical relations matter to fund flows under oligopolistic market structures? ABSTRACT: Uninformed investors preferentially select distribution companies to purchase funds that suit their…
  • Mar 22

    Consumer preferences and implicit prices of smartphone characteristic

    Consumer preferences and implicit prices of smartphone characteristic
    José A. Montenegro (Department of Computer Science, University of Málaga) and José L. Torres (Department of Economics, University of Málaga) think about Consumer preferences and implicit prices of smartphone characteristics. ABSTRACT:…
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 22

    Article on New IRS Estate Tax Lien Requirement

    Article on New IRS Estate Tax Lien Requirement
    Shaina S. Kamen & Michael S. Schwartz recently published an Article entitled, New IRS Release of Estate Tax Lien Requirements: The Sale of Homes or Apartments by an Estate Just Became a Little More Complicated, 31 Probate & Property…
  • Mar 22

    Marilyn Monroe's Intimate Pictures Hit the Auction Block

    Marilyn Monroe's Intimate Pictures Hit the Auction Block
    A substantial collection of photos of the late Marilyn Monroe that chart the icon’s transformation are going up for sale. From a shy Norma Jean Baker to her final moments as a screen siren, more than 100 photos capture her...
  • Mar 21

    Article on Nonjudicial Settlement Agreement

    Article on Nonjudicial Settlement Agreement
    Linda Kotis recently published an Article entitled, Nonjudicial Settlement Agreements: Your Irrevocable Trust Is Not Set in Stone, 31 Probate & Property 32 (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: A nonjudicial settlement…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    Religion Clause To Take A Publication Break

    Religion Clause To Take A Publication Break
    Dear Readers:Religion Clause will be going on a publication break until approximately the end of March.  Check back for my resumption of postings at that time.Howard Friedman
  • Mar 19

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Rafael Domingo, Theology and Jurisprudence. A Good Partnership?, (Journal of Law and Religion, 32, 2017, Forthcoming).Rafael Domingo, The Constitutional Justification of Religion, (March 9, 2017).Christine P. Bartholomew, Exorcising…
  • Mar 18

    Ministerial Exception Does Not Apply To Exercise Science Teacher At Christian University

    Ministerial Exception Does Not Apply To Exercise Science Teacher At Christian University
    In Richardson v. Northwest Christian University, (D OR, March 16, 2017), an unmarried professor of exercise science at a Christian university sued for discrimination after she was fired because she became pregnant out of wedlock and refused…
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/
  • Mar 22

    Judging Judge Gorsuch on the Separation of Power

    Judging Judge Gorsuch on the Separation of Power
    Judge Gorsuch's views on the Chevron doctrine, which directs reviewing courts to defer to agency constructions of ambiguous statutes, have received a lot of attention, and for good reason: They are well-articulated, interesting, and…
  • Mar 21

    Priming Public Opinion on the Federal Court

    Priming Public Opinion on the Federal Court
    I wanted to pull up a chair to the blog posts last month by Richard Primus and Rick Hills about the decreasing public regard for the federal courts reported in a recent poll. I do not question these results, but I want to explain them a…
  • Mar 21

    Journalism, law, and asking question

    Journalism, law, and asking question
    This piece, arguing that reporters undermine their checking function by asking complex, multi-part questions or burying a single question in a long lead-up, is spot-on. And the comparison to what we try to do in law school and law is apt.…
Rank this Week: 25

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Afternoon round-up: Day three of Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing

    Afternoon round-up: Day three of Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing
    Today the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding the third day of its hearing on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Early coverage of today’s proceedings, which has so far featured round two of the senators’…
  • Mar 22

    Argument preview: Can a conspiracy defendant be ordered to forfeit proceeds he never obtained?

    Argument preview: Can a conspiracy defendant be ordered to forfeit proceeds he never obtained?
    The argument next Wednesday in Honeycutt v. United States presents a seemingly simple statutory question. The federal forfeiture statute for narcotics conspiracies requires that a convicted defendant be ordered to forfeit the “proceeds…
  • Mar 22

    Argument transcript

    Argument transcript
    The transcript in County of Los Angeles v. Mendez is here; the transcript in Water Splash, Inc. v. Menon is here. The post Argument transcripts appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
Rank this Week: 26

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: 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
  • Mar 22

    Judgmental Judge

    Judgmental Judge
    Judges exercise considerable power, and discharge a crucial public function. They identify, interpret and even create the rules that govern us. They decide what happened. And they determine the legal consequences of what happened. But judges…
  • Mar 22

    Did Transport Canada Just Ground the Canadian Hobbyist Drone Market?

    Did Transport Canada Just Ground the Canadian Hobbyist Drone Market?
    Transport Canada just put in force an order regarding the recreational use of model aircraft, enforceable by a $3,000 fine. Details are in the graphic below and on the Transport Canada Web site. Operation of a drone over 35 kg, or for…
  • Mar 22

    What’s Not on CANLII – Playing the Devil’s Advocate

    What’s Not on CANLII – Playing the Devil’s Advocate
    CANLII at 15 CANLII recently passed its fifteenth birthday, with announcements and pronouncements about its many notable achievements. Missing however, from the self congratulatory posts, rationalizations for incomplete case law databases,…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 30

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 31

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 21

    National Bank Charters for Fintech: Back to the Future?

    National Bank Charters for Fintech: Back to the Future?
    National Bank Examiner: “After a long and deliberate process of soliciting public input through multiple discussion documents and a forum on responsible innovation, Tom Curry, the Comptroller of the Currency, has just released his…
  • Mar 21

    Retirement Policy Directions in 2017 and Beyond

    Retirement Policy Directions in 2017 and Beyond
    Retirement Policy Directions in 2017 and Beyond, February 2017, Vol. 38, No. 4, Employee Benefit Research Institute, 2017. “With a new Congress and a new president in Washington, how are U.S. retirement policies likely to change?…
  • Mar 21

    Supreme Court Appointment Process: Consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee

    Supreme Court Appointment Process: Consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee
    Supreme Court Appointment Process: Consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee, Barry J. McMillion, Analyst in American National Government. March 17, 2017. “The appointment of a Supreme Court Justice is an event of major…
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/
  • Mar 16

    Access to legal services : Only if lawyers communicate like public

    Access to legal services : Only if lawyers communicate like public
    Sitting here at Skadden for Chicago legal innovation and technology listening to speakers talk of access to legal services. Point being that 85% plus of people never think of using a lawyer. Lawyers rank six on who people turn to …
  • Mar 15

    Legaltech companies at ABA Techshow : Give love to get love on social media

    Legaltech companies at ABA Techshow : Give love to get love on social media
    The ABA Techshow, one of the largest legal tech gatherings of the year, runs the rest of this week in Chicago. Legal technology companies, new and old, will be there in spades. All seeking attention. All wanting the love.…
  • Mar 12

    Large law firm blog success may require individual lawyer blog

    Large law firm blog success may require individual lawyer blog
    I was struck by a recent blog post and article by lawyer and global law firm marketing and management consultant, Gerry Riskin, which talked of a law firm’s success being dependent on the success of the firm’s individual…
Rank this Week: 33

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Mar 17

    She Does it Again

    She Does it Again
    Someone serious really needs to run against Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernández Rundle. Prosecutors say no crime was committed in scalding death of Miami inmate: The corrections officers who locked a schizophrenic man in a…
  • Mar 14

    IRL (R-27) Says No

    IRL (R-27) Says No
    Ros-Lehtinen Announces Her Intention To Vote No On AHCA Bill As Written The post IRL (R-27) Says No appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Mar 12

    Must be Reform

    Must be Reform
    A friend writes, Gathered with some friends last night to read the Megillah. This year we replaced the name of the villain Haman with “Donald” as we spun our groggers. Most satisfying. The post Must be Reform appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 35

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: 36

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Better story, harder philosophy

    Better story, harder philosophy
    When I started driving home to Poughkeepsie from Hershey, PA after a two-day trip for what ended up being Episode 1, I said to my assistant, "Am I taking the side of a bunch of corrupt millionaires against a group...
  • Mar 22

    Going Sideway

    Going Sideway
    Analogy lovers (or anyone who's befuddled by techie-things but embarrassed to admit it) might be interested in this tech dictionary that uses analogies to explain tech terms and concepts. Here's a sample... 2-Factor Authentication: It's like…
  • Mar 22

    Robin Wilson’s Chronicle Series on Philosophy

    Robin Wilson’s Chronicle Series on Philosophy
    Over the last few weeks I have had the pleasure to talk with Chronicle of Higher Education reporter Robin Wilson on a couple of occasions about promoting philosophy and the role of faculty senates on campus. She has a nice...
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
  • Mar 22

    Probable Cause for an Indictment or Charge

    Probable Cause for an Indictment or Charge
    I’m in between rounds of edits on my book, so I’m going through the stack of articles that I wanted to read but hadn’t. One was “Probable Cause Revisited,” a terrific article in Stanford Law Review. The paper…
  • Mar 22

    Alan Morrison Interviews Justice Stephen Breyer

    Alan Morrison Interviews Justice Stephen Breyer
    If you have yet to see it, the current issue of the Journal of Legal Education contains an interview Professor Alan Morrison did with Justice Stephen Breyer. The interview is from the January 7, 2016 annual meeting of the American…
  • Mar 21

    Justice Jackson and Originalism

    Justice Jackson and Originalism
    Supreme Court confirmation hearings are full of rituals, and one of the recent ones is praise for Justice Jackson’s concurring opinion in The Steel Seizure Cases. (Judge Gorsuch called the opinion “brilliant” earlier in…
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/
  • Mar 20

    IntLawGrrls 10th Year Anniversary Conference: “We have come a long way baby!”

    IntLawGrrls 10th Year Anniversary Conference: “We have come a long way baby!”
    IntLawGrrls celebrated its 10th year anniversary on the 3rd of March 2017 with a Conference at the University of Georgia. The Conference opened on the 2nd of March with the screening of Sundance-selected documentary 500 Years…
  • Mar 20

    Introducing Işıl Aral

    Introducing Işıl Aral
    It is our great pleasure to welcome Işıl Aral as an IntLawGrrls contributor! Işıl is a PhD candidate at The University of Manchester and works on unconstitutional changes of government and international legal theory.…
  • Mar 18

    IntLawGrrls 10th year anniversary conference: A great example for conference organization

    IntLawGrrls 10th year anniversary conference: A great example for conference organization
    This past week, we, Sabrina Tremblay-Huet and Mélissa Beaulieu Lussier, had the pleasure of attending the IntLawGrrls 10th year anniversary conference. While Mélissa was presenting on the expressive function of international…
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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/
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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 2

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland

    Sepsis Misdiagnosis Wrongful Death Cases in Maryland
    Sepsis is a silent killer that should be diagnosed and treated with the same urgency as a heart attack.  But it is not treated with urgency and it is the one reason so many medical malpractice lawsuits in Maryland involve either missed…
  • Jan 30

    Nursing Home Bed Sore Cases in Maryland | Attention Referring Lawyer

    Nursing Home Bed Sore Cases in Maryland | Attention Referring Lawyer
    If you are a lawyer with a nursing home bed sore client in Maryland, I want you to refer your case to Miller & Zois (with an attorneys’ fee sharing relationship).  This post is directed to lawyers who do not regularly handle…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Mar 22

    How Navdeep Bains Can Get His #Innovation Groove Back

    How Navdeep Bains Can Get His #Innovation Groove Back
    The release of today's federal budget is expected to include a significant emphasis on innovation, with the government revealing how it plans to spend (or re-allocate) hundreds of millions of dollars that is intended to support innovation.…
  • Mar 21

    Panel Rejects Eli Lilly Claim Over Canadian Patent Law, Orders Company to Pay Millions in Cost

    Panel Rejects Eli Lilly Claim Over Canadian Patent Law, Orders Company to Pay Millions in Cost
    In the early 1990s, Eli Lilly applied for patent protection in Canada for two chemical compounds, olanzapine and atomoxetine. The company had already obtained patents over the compounds, but asserted that it had evidence to support new uses…
  • Mar 20

    Scare Tactics Down Under: The Ongoing Global Effort to Mislead on Canadian Copyright

    Scare Tactics Down Under: The Ongoing Global Effort to Mislead on Canadian Copyright
    Last month, I traveled to Australia and New Zealand as part of a group of experts to discuss copyright fair use and fair dealing. The trip included several public talks, meetings with government officials, a book launch on Reimagining…
Rank this Week: 43

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    "Alternative facts" arising from mis-identified photos?

    "Alternative facts" arising from mis-identified photos?
    There was a brief flap over a posting by Major League Baseball [MLB] on 18 March 2017:However, there was a brief moment of shock and in some instances anger after MLB Network mistakenly aired a graphic featuring Puerto Rico star Javier Baez…
  • Mar 19

    CBS Sunday Morning on 19 March 2017

    CBS Sunday Morning on 19 March 2017
    The initial story was an homage to Chuck Berry done by Anthony Mason. Included within was an old videoclip of Charles Osgood interviewing Berry. The cover story was on who is the happiest country done by Faith Salie. The happiest country…
  • Mar 18

    Sony's US Patent Application 20170063431: Configuration of Data and Power Transfer in Near Field Communication

    Sony's US Patent Application 20170063431: Configuration of Data and Power Transfer in Near Field Communication
    Paragraph 5 of the application states:In one aspect of this disclosure, there is provided a method for configuring wireless power and data transfer between consumer electronic (CE) devices. The method comprises identifying a plurality of…
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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
  • Mar 21

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic

    Blurred lines: Surveillance and ethic
    I was invited to deliver a short-talk, as part of a public discussion looking at ‘Cross Cutting Dynamics of Online Democracy: Mainstreaming Internet Freedom and the Right to Privacy in Sri Lanka”, at the Bar Association of Sri…
  • Mar 21

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist

    Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017: Finalist
    ‘Corridors of Power’, a path-breaking project marrying constitutional reform and theory with architecture, is a finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2017 awards, under the Urban Design category. As noted online,…
  • Feb 19

    Identifying & combatting Fake News: A primer

    Identifying & combatting Fake News: A primer
    I was recently asked to put together a presentation on the fake news phenomenon for discussions with leading journalists and media institutions in a developing country, with extremely poor media literacy but strong growth around social media…
Rank this Week: 45