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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/
  • Apr 17

    Review of Comcast Deal Is Said to Raise Concern

    Review of Comcast Deal Is Said to Raise Concern
    The Justice Department staff is said to be leaning toward recommending blocking the merger with Time Warner, but higher officials can overrule any recommendation.
  • Apr 17

    In Debt: Gun Maker Colt’s Curious Exchange Offer

    In Debt: Gun Maker Colt’s Curious Exchange Offer
    Starting an exchange offer or a prepackaged bankruptcy with no input from creditors is a risky move.
  • Apr 17

    Stock Markets Fall Around the World

    Stock Markets Fall Around the World
    Some analysts said company valuations had become expensive as shares rose. In addition, Chinese regulators made changes and Bloomberg terminals failed to work for more than two hours.
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/
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 18

    The Ugly Truth About What's Going Wrong In American Law School

    The Ugly Truth About What's Going Wrong In American Law School
    Bloomberg, The Ugly Truth About What's Going Wrong in American Law Schools: With Test Scores and Bar-Passage Rates Falling, Academics Grope for Answers: Are law students getting dumber, foreshadowing a future dip in the talents available to…
  • Apr 18

    IRS Budget Cuts: Tax Administration v. Tax Handout

    IRS Budget Cuts: Tax Administration v. Tax Handout
    Chris Edwards (Cato Institute), IRS Budget Cuts and Tax Filing: For taxpayers needing IRS help, this year’s filing season could be a nightmare. The Washington Post today reports on the long lines at IRS offices. The newspaper suggests that…
  • Apr 18

    Burk: Much Heat, Some Light In Resurgent Law School Eschatology Debate

    Burk: Much Heat, Some Light In Resurgent Law School Eschatology Debate
    Bernie Burk (North Carolina), Much Heat, Some Light in Resurgent Law-School Eschatology Debate: There has been a flareup in the debate over the purpose and value of law school. The new discussion has been prompted by a series of posts by…
Rank this Week: 4

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 17

    ISIS Claims Credit for Attack at U.S. Consulate in Erbil

    ISIS Claims Credit for Attack at U.S. Consulate in Erbil
    On Twitter, ISIS is claiming credit for the car bomb attack today outside the U.S. embassy in Erbil. They say it was done by fighters in their Kirkuk division. According to McClatchy: A Kurdish security official told McClatchy that…
  • Apr 17

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    I'm still busy with work stuff. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 17

    Jury Picked for James Holmes in Aurora Theatre Shooting Case

    Jury Picked for James Holmes in Aurora Theatre Shooting Case
    After 3 months and 9,000 candidates, the jury has been picked for James Holmes in the Aurora Shooting case. Interestingly, there are two members who have direct ties to the Columbine shootings in 1999. Juror No. 737, fled the building…
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/
  • Apr 18

    Download of the Week: "The Return of Lochner" by Colby & Smith

    Download of the Week: "The Return of Lochner" by Colby & Smith
    Thomas Colby and Peter J. Smith (George Washington University Law School and George Washington University - Law School) have posted The Return of Lochner (Cornell Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 527, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: For a...
  • Apr 17

    Ranchordas & Kouroutakis on Sunset Clauses & De-Juridification

    Ranchordas & Kouroutakis on Sunset Clauses & De-Juridification
    Sofia Ranchordas and Antonios E. Kouroutakis (Information Society Project, Yale Law School and City University of Hong Kong) have posted Temporary De-Jurification: Sunset Clauses at a Time of Crisis (Minnesota Journal of International Law,…
  • Apr 17

    Boso on Sexual Orientation Stereotyping

    Boso on Sexual Orientation Stereotyping
    Luke A. Boso (University of San Francisco School of Law) has posted Acting Gay, Acting Straight: Sexual Orientation Stereotyping (83 Tenn. L. Rev. (2016), Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: What does it mean to discriminate…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 3

    GA - Woman (Eddie Manley) fires shots to "send message" to sex offender

    GA - Woman (Eddie Manley) fires shots to "send message" to sex offender
    Eddie L. ManleyOriginal Article 03/31/2015 By Sawsha Stephens Madison County Sheriff officers arrested a 61-year-old Madison County woman after she fired gun shots at a registered sex offender she didn't want on her property. A deputy was…
  • Mar 21

    Because of one womans jealously over another

    Because of one womans jealously over another
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Not Guilty: My voice shakes after 8.5 years of incarceration. I have been humbled through and through; and yet, nothing will stop me from…
  • Mar 21

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Hard Life: I am a wife of a very low to no risk R.S.O. We are so affected with this SORNA and International Megan's Law. The majority of…
Rank this Week: 7

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    2 Charged with Conspiracy to Defraud Lender

    2 Charged with Conspiracy to Defraud Lender
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jeffery Allen Gardner, 61, Hopkins, Minnesota, and Stuart Alan Voigt, 66, Apple Valley, Minnesota, have been indicted and charged with conspiring to defraud individuals and financial institutions, bank fraud and making a…
  • Apr 17

    Real Estate Agent Pleads Guilty to Investment Scheme

    Real Estate Agent Pleads Guilty to Investment Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Brenda Ashcraft, 45, Milford, Ohio, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to defrauding investors of at least $15 million between 2009 and 2013 in a fraudulent investment scheme to purchase and sell real estate through…
  • Apr 17

    Businessman Sent to Prison for $44M Loan Fraud Conspiracy

    Businessman Sent to Prison for $44M Loan Fraud Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Pedro “Pete” Benevides, 45, Astatula, Florida, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge Gregory J. Presnell to nine years in federal prison for his role in obtaining 20 fraudulent commercial…
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/
  • Apr 17

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) Hunter & Ors v R [2015] EWCA Crim 631 (16 April 2015) Hall v R [2015] EWCA Crim 581 (01 April 2015) R v S [2015] EWCA Crim 558 (31 March 2015) Court of Appeal (Civil Division) U (Children) [2015] EWCA…
  • Apr 17

    High Court judge urges commercial practitioners to cut out the insults – Litigation Future

    High Court judge urges commercial practitioners to cut out the insults – Litigation Future
    ‘There is an “urgent need for commercial practitioners to bring a sense of proportion” to hard-fought litigation, a High Court judge said yesterday as he called on lawyers to bring down, rather than raise, the temperature of…
  • Apr 17

    Swift 1st Ltd v Chief Land Registrar – WLR Daily

    Swift 1st Ltd v Chief Land Registrar – WLR Daily
    Swift 1st Ltd v Chief Land Registrar [2015] EWCA Civ 330; [2015] WLR (D) 167 ‘The proprietor of a registered charge which turned out to have been a forged disposition was entitled to payment by way of indemnity under Schedule 8 to the…
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/
  • Apr 18

    [Todd Zywicki] “Credit is a Powerful Tool for American Families”

    [Todd Zywicki] “Credit is a Powerful Tool for American Families”
    The Business Section of the print version of this fine newspaper features a column by Tom Durkin and me in Sunday’s edition. The online version is posted already and available here. It is based on our book, “Consumer Credit and…
  • Apr 17

    [Eugene Volokh] “I heard it from Brian Boitano” = good defense in Oksana Baiul libel lawsuit

    [Eugene Volokh] “I heard it from Brian Boitano” = good defense in Oksana Baiul libel lawsuit
    From yesterday’s Second Circuit decision in Baiul v. Disson, familiar libel principles illustrated in a fun fact pattern: “[W]hen a defamatory statement is allegedly made about a public figure, the plaintiff has a heightened…
  • Apr 17

    [Orin Kerr] Stay in the know with IJ’s Short Circuit

    [Orin Kerr] Stay in the know with IJ’s Short Circuit
    The Institute for Justice has created a free weekly case alert service for those interested in knowing about noteworthy federal circuit cases. The publication, Short Circuit, is a weekly Friday e-mail with entertaining and opinionated short…
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/
  • Apr 18

    UN rights office concerned by intensified fighting in Ukraine

    UN rights office concerned by intensified fighting in Ukraine
    [JURIST] Spokesperson for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) [official website], Ravina Shamdasani, expressed concern [press release] Friday at the “dire human rights situation” in Ukraine after…
  • Apr 18

    Oklahoma passes nitrogen gas execution bill

    Oklahoma passes nitrogen gas execution bill
    [JURIST] Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin [official website] on Friday signed into law a bill [HB 1879, PDF] that allows for the use of nitrogen gas in executions if lethal injection is ruled unconstitutional by the US Supreme Court [official…
  • Apr 18

    El Salvador lawmakers advance constitutional measure to limit marriage to one man and one woman

    El Salvador lawmakers advance constitutional measure to limit marriage to one man and one woman
    [JURIST] The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador [official website, in Spanish] on Thursday approved a measure to amend the constitution [text, PDF, in Spanish] to limit marriage and adoption to couples with only one man and one woman. The…
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/
  • Apr 18

    SPRING'S SPRUNG

    SPRING'S SPRUNG
    Are you excited that it's springtime, Lucas? We are, too, so we're looking for your best photos of spring in New York City. We're calling it #SignsOfSpringNYC -- a celebration of our vibrant, diverse city as the days get longer, the…
  • Apr 17

    UNDRESS YOUR EGGS?

    UNDRESS YOUR EGGS?
  • Apr 17

    AN EGGPLANT PARM PLANT?

    AN EGGPLANT PARM PLANT?
    The Eggplant Special @ Lucali (South Beach)
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
  • Apr 17

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family
    A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. Mint must return 10 rare gold coins to the heirs of a Philadelphia coin dealer who obtained them decades ago under mysterious circumstances.
  • Apr 17

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family

    U.S. Mint Ordered to Return Famed Coins to Family
    A federal appeals court ruled that the U.S. Mint must return 10 rare gold coins to the heirs of a Philadelphia coin dealer who obtained them decades ago under mysterious circumstances.
  • Apr 17

    Ohio Settles Dispute Over Early Voting System

    Ohio Settles Dispute Over Early Voting System
    Ohio officials have reached a settlement with voter-rights groups over the election schedule in one of the nation’s most closely-watched presidential swing states.
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Apr 18

    Oklahoma now able to use nitrogen gas as execution method if needed

    Oklahoma now able to use nitrogen gas as execution method if needed
    As reported in this CNN piece, headlined "Oklahoma approves nitrogen gas as backup execution method," the Sooner State is now officially able to use a novel execution method sooner or later. Here are the details: Oklahoma Gov. Mary…
  • Apr 18

    "Why We Let Prison Rape Go On"

    "Why We Let Prison Rape Go On"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new commentary in today's New York Times authored by Chandra Bozelko. Here are excerpts: It’s been called “America’s most ‘open’ secret”: According to the Bureau of Justice…
  • Apr 17

    Parent of Boston bombers' young victims: "To end the anguish, drop the death penalty"

    Parent of Boston bombers' young victims: "To end the anguish, drop the death penalty"
    The title of this post is drawn from the headline of this remarkable new Boston Globe commentary authored by Bill and Denise Richard, parents of 8-year-old Martin who was one of three people killed in the April 2013 explosions at...
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 18

    Update on the Successful Campaign to Stop the Sale of Art from the Internment Camp

    Update on the Successful Campaign to Stop the Sale of Art from the Internment Camp
    As we blogged previously, a New Jersey auction house decided not to sell photographs of interned Japanese Americans and artifacts that they made while they were interned in camps between 1942 and 1945. No doubt, the collaboration of Japanese…
  • Apr 18

    A Bird's Eye View of the Oral Argument Before the Fifth Circuit in Texas v. United State

    A Bird's Eye View of the Oral Argument Before the Fifth Circuit in Texas v. United State
    Nicholas Espiritu of the National Immigration Law Center late yesterday provided this blog report on the oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Texas v. United States: : This morning, the line to get...
  • Apr 17

    Law Students Help Detained Immigrant Families in Karne

    Law Students Help Detained Immigrant Families in Karne
    I want to give a shout out to students in the UC Davis School of Law Humanitarian Aid Legal Organization (HALO) who traveled to San Antonio, Texas during spring break to provide support and assistance for immigrant women and children...
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

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

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Apr 18

    "FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000"

    "FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000"
    "FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000": Spencer S. Hsu of The Washington Post has this report.
  • Apr 18

    "Voting Rights, by the Numbers"

    "Voting Rights, by the Numbers"
    "Voting Rights, by the Numbers": Sunday's edition of The New York Times will contain an editorial that begins, "When the Supreme Court struck down the heart of the Voting Rights Act in 2013, its main argument was that the law was outdated."
  • Apr 18

    "40 years later, story of a same-sex marriage in Colo. remains remarkable"

    "40 years later, story of a same-sex marriage in Colo. remains remarkable"
    "40 years later, story of a same-sex marriage in Colo. remains remarkable": Robert Barnes will have this article in Sunday's edition of The Washington Post.
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/
  • Apr 17

    Sony Hack Raises Equal Pay Question

    Sony Hack Raises Equal Pay Question
    In what has been termed "Sonypocalypse," hackers breached the Sony Pictures corporate database and stole widespread data from the company. Much of this data was later leaked to the public. While most of the attention for this…
  • Apr 16

    Telesh on EPLI's Influence

    Telesh on EPLI's Influence
    Soon after Congress enacted the Civil Rights Act of 1991, liability insurers began marketing separate liability insurance coverage for employment-law liability—what insurers today call it Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI). How…
  • Apr 15

    NLRB Representation Rules Now in Effect

    NLRB Representation Rules Now in Effect
    It's official. As of yesterday, the NLRB's new representation rules are now effective. Challenges are already raised, and more are likely to follow, so there's plenty more to come. In the meantime, if you're look for a primer on the...
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 18

    Congress Ends Coverage of Medicare Part B Deductible

    Congress Ends Coverage of Medicare Part B Deductible
    Medicare beneficiaries typically purchase “Medigap” insurance, which pays for most of Medicare’s deductibles and copayments. However, Congress recently passed legislation that will no longer allow Medigap plans to offer coverage of the…
  • Apr 18

    Article on Charitable Bequest

    Article on Charitable Bequest
    Elizabeth R. Carter (Louisiana State University) recently published an article entitled, Tipping the Scales in Favor of Charitable Bequests: A Critique, 34 Pace L. Rev. 983-1040 (2014). Provided below is the article’s abstract: The public…
  • Apr 18

    Importance of Reviewing Powers of Attorney Gifting Provision

    Importance of Reviewing Powers of Attorney Gifting Provision
    Powers of Attorney are often drafted using boilerplate language. However, with the now $5.43 million Federal estate tax exemption, many Powers of Attorney may need to be revised in the way they address gifts made by agents. Prior to the...
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 17

    Lateral News: Scott Hemphill to NYU

    Lateral News: Scott Hemphill to NYU
    I am happy to announce that Scott Hemphill is moving across town from Columbia Law to NYU Law. NYU now has the following antitrust team: Harry First Eleanor Fox Scott Hemphill Dan Rubinfeld Others on the NYU faculty who have...
  • Apr 17

    Margin Squeeze: An Above-Cost Predatory Pricing Approach

    Margin Squeeze: An Above-Cost Predatory Pricing Approach
    Germain Gaudin, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf - Duesseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) and Despoina Mantzari, University of Reading - School of Law; Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation offer Margin…
  • Apr 17

    2015 ANTITRUST WRITING AWARDS - Winners - Concurrence

    2015 ANTITRUST WRITING AWARDS - Winners - Concurrence
    2015 Winning Award Articles I. ACADEMIC ARTICLES 1. GENERAL ANTITRUST When the State Harms Competition – The Role for Competition Law Eleanor M. Fox and Deborah Healey, 79(3) Antitrust Law Journal, p. 769, 2014. 2. CONCERTED…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Evangelist Blocked From Festival Sue

    Evangelist Blocked From Festival Sue
    St. Paul Pioneer Press reports on a lawsuit filed April 3 by the Center for Religious Expression (press release) on behalf of evangelist David Miller who was prevented by police from preaching at the 2014 Irish Fair-- an annual event on the…
  • Apr 17

    Tennessee Senate Kills Bill To Make Bible the Official State Book

    Tennessee Senate Kills Bill To Make Bible the Official State Book
    According to The Tennessean, the Tennessee state Senate yesterday effectively killed the controversial bill, passed by the House a day earlier, that would have made the Bible the state's official book. The Senate voted 22-9 to send the…
  • Apr 16

    Justice Alito Stays 3rd Circuit's Non-Profit Contraceptive Mandate Decision

    Justice Alito Stays 3rd Circuit's Non-Profit Contraceptive Mandate Decision
    Late on Wednesday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued an order (full text) temporarily staying the Third Circuit's mandate in Zubik v. Buwell. In the case, the 3rd Circuit upheld the Obama Administration's rules accommodating…
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/
  • Apr 18

    Eleventh Circuit flunks Civ Pro

    Eleventh Circuit flunks Civ Pro
    We just started Erie last week and one of my students found this Eleventh Circuit decision from March. The Erie analysis (at pp. 25-31) is so utterly ridiculous and facile as to make me wonder if any of the judges (or their clerks) ever took…
  • Apr 18

    An Appreciation of Legal Blogging (and Twitter!)

    An Appreciation of Legal Blogging (and Twitter!)
    Last month, I had the pleasure of being a guest blogger here. This month, I have read with interest and surprise the recent lamentations of legal blogging posted by some of the founders and earliest adopters of the medium. I was particularly…
  • Apr 18

    "Get off my lawn!" -- or, how (my) law-blogging has changed

    "Get off my lawn!" -- or, how (my) law-blogging has changed
    I like the title of Paul's 10th anniversary, "How has blogging changed?" post better than the one I chose. (Maybe I should have gone with this, from Grandpa Simpson.) And, I think Paul captured well a lot of what I wanted to say, at…
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
  • Apr 17

    Call for Proposals: AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning & Research

    Call for Proposals: AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning & Research
    The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research plans to host a program called “Reimagining the Curriculum to Address Student Needs and Bench and...
  • Apr 17

    Copyright Society of the U.S.A. Annual Meeting–Newport, RI

    Copyright Society of the U.S.A. Annual Meeting–Newport, RI
    The Copyright Society of the U.S.A. (CSUSA) will hold its annual meeting on June 7-9, 2015. Visit the meeting website for the event agenda and information on how to register.
  • Apr 17

    Call for Book Reviews–Mich. L. Rev.

    Call for Book Reviews–Mich. L. Rev.
    The Michigan Law Review is currently accepting submissions for its 2016 Survey of Books Related to the Law (to be published in spring 2016). Please see the MLR Book Review Proposal...
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

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

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

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

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

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

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

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

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 17

    The Friday Fillip: Town and Country

    The Friday Fillip: Town and Country
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, interrupted occasionally by a reference you might like to follow up. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as…
  • Apr 17

    Exploring the #LSBencher Twitter Stat

    Exploring the #LSBencher Twitter Stat
    Those actively following or engaging with bencher election activities on Twitter will recognize this hashtag. It’s been pretty exciting to watch and be a part of. In the past week (April 10th-16th), 158 different contributors issued…
  • Apr 16

    An Ounce of Prevention on Law Day

    An Ounce of Prevention on Law Day
    Prevention is better than cure, health professionals like to remind us. But what’s true for your physical well-being is arguably just as true for your emotional and financial health. That’s why it’s so important for people…
Rank this Week: 28

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Preview on same-sex marriage — Part IV, Supporting the state ban

    Preview on same-sex marriage — Part IV, Supporting the state ban
    This is the final post in a four-part series on the written arguments that have been filed in the same-sex marriage cases at the Supreme Court.  This post covers the briefs filed by individuals and organizations supporting…
  • Apr 17

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:  
  • Apr 17

    Argument preview: The tricky mens rea requirements for federal narcotics case

    Argument preview: The tricky mens rea requirements for federal narcotics case
    The question for the Court in McFadden v. United States, scheduled for oral argument next Tuesday, is not whether the court of appeals below got it wrong – even the government concedes that it did. No, the question for the Court on…
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.
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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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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!
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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 18

    Devastating Impact of Global Pollution

    Devastating Impact of Global Pollution
    David C. Roberts – Quartz – “Every year, outdoor air pollution kills more people worldwide than malaria and HIV combined. People in China, particularly in its largest cities, are some of the most affected, since the…
  • Apr 18

    NOAA – Status of US Fishing Stocks 2014

    NOAA – Status of US Fishing Stocks 2014
    Overfishing and Overfished Numbers Hit All-Time Lows – “As a result of the combined efforts of NOAA Fisheries, the regional fishery management councils, and all our partners, the number of stocks listed as subject to overfishing…
  • Apr 18

    Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata

    Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata
    Kelly J. Thompson – “What If I Break It?”: Project Management for Intergenerational Library Teams Creating Non-MARC Metadata: code{4}lib Journal – Issue 28, 2015-04-15: “Libraries are constantly challenged to…
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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/
  • Apr 18

    A Saturday night Marx question

    A Saturday night Marx question
    Now you know what I'm working on this evening. Here it is in brief: Marx thought technological innovation under capitalism would produce a falling rate of profit for capitalist enterprises, but he thought this because he accepted the labor…
  • Apr 18

    What is it like to be a philosopher?

    What is it like to be a philosopher?
    The Brit Brogaard story! This is due to the good work of Clifford Sosis.
  • Apr 18

    Philosophy PhDs outside academe...

    Philosophy PhDs outside academe...
    ...in The Atlantic.
Rank this Week: 35

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Apr 16

    Fans, Norms, and Copyright

    Fans, Norms, and Copyright
    Stacey Lantagne, University of Mississippi School of Law, is publishing The Copymark Creep: How the Normative Standards of Fan Communities Can Rescue Copyright in the 2016 volume of the Georgia State University Law Review. Here is the…
  • Apr 16

    Trolling For Doe

    Trolling For Doe
    Brad A. Greenberg, Columbia University Law School and Yale Information Society Law Project has published Copyright Trolls and the Common Law at 100 Iowa Law Review Bulletin 77 (2015). Here is the abstract. Copyright trolls have been treated…
  • Apr 15

    An Independent Agency To Handle Copyright?

    An Independent Agency To Handle Copyright?
    The Registrar of Copyright would like Congress to set up an independent agency to handle copyright. Right now copyright law is handled within the Library of Congress, and the current Registrar would like more independence of action. More…
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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
  • Apr 16

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 04.16.15

    ROUNDUP: Law and Humanities 04.16.15
    New Books New books of interest to law and humanities folks include Robert P. Burns’  Kafka’s Law: “The Trial” and American Criminal Justice (University of Chicago Press, 2014).  Here’s a description…
  • Apr 15

    The Troublesome Inheritance of Americans in Magna Carta and Trial by Jury

    The Troublesome Inheritance of Americans in Magna Carta and Trial by Jury
    For Americans, both Magna Carta and trial by jury are enveloped in almost sacred myths. The myths of Magna Carta and jury trial are the more powerful for being deeply intertwined. These and similar myths encouraged Americans to accomplish…
  • Apr 15

    Governing the District of Columbia

    Governing the District of Columbia
    A quick thought that occurred to me recently is that someone could probably write an interesting article on how Congress governed the District of Columbia from its creation in 1800 until Home Rule was established in the 1970s.  The…
Rank this Week: 37

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/
  • Apr 17

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gawker Class Action, Wellness Programs, Patents Under Attack

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gawker Class Action, Wellness Programs, Patents Under Attack
    In today’s Top 10, we have what might be my favorite post I’ve seen on the LexBlog Network in some time—Chicago IP attorney Rich Beem utilizes his interaction with the USPTO director to craft a blog post and doesn’t…
  • Apr 16

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gawker Interns, Tomorrow’s Top Lawyers, Law Firm Failure

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Gawker Interns, Tomorrow’s Top Lawyers, Law Firm Failure
    It is bright and sunny in Seattle and it’s time to go out and enjoy it. But before we do, today’s Top 10. And before that, Zosha has an interesting piece over on LXBN today on why our privacy laws need some updating. Total posts…
  • Apr 16

    8th Annual Beer for Bloggers at ABA TechShow Friday Evening

    8th Annual Beer for Bloggers at ABA TechShow Friday Evening
    The ABA Journal and LexBlog are hosting their 8th annual Beer (and wine) for Bloggers at the ABA TechShow this Friday evening. You’re all invited, blogger or not, lawyer or not, attending TechShow or not. It’s been a great event…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Apr 17

    Preet Bharara, Naomi Buchwald, and an Astonishing Slur

    Preet Bharara, Naomi Buchwald, and an Astonishing Slur
    Readers of James Stewart's New York Times column this morning, headlined "Trepidation as Bharara and Judges Trade Barbs" may have been astonished, as I was, at this paragraph: "But the most damage may have been done last summer. At what...
  • Apr 17

    Eric Goldman & Angel Reyes III, "Regulation of Lawyers’ Use of Competitive Keyword Advertising"

    Eric Goldman & Angel Reyes III, "Regulation of Lawyers’ Use of Competitive Keyword Advertising"
    North Carolina gets called out. Article. Abstract: Lawyers have enthusiastically embraced search engine advertisements triggered by consumers’ keywords, but the legal community remains sharply divided about the propriety of buying…
  • Apr 14

    Redacted v Redacted: A Pennsylvania Nonprofit's Whistleblowing Lawyer

    Redacted v Redacted: A Pennsylvania Nonprofit's Whistleblowing Lawyer
    Lizzy McLellan of the Legal Intelligencer has written an article about a fascinating lawyer-whistleblower case now pending before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The General Counsel of a nonprofit organization apparently believed that the…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 16

    Work On! UN Peacekeeping recruiting senior women

    Work On! UN Peacekeeping recruiting senior women
    United Nations Peacekeeping is actively looking for “qualified senior women” to join their staff: We are looking for senior qualified women with proven leadership skills, integrity, and commitment to the ideals of the UN…
  • Apr 15

    Recent developments in Colombian jurisprudence on conflict-related sexual violence

    Recent developments in Colombian jurisprudence on conflict-related sexual violence
    During her first visit to Colombia last month, UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura drew attention to the issue of sexual violence in Colombia’s five decade long conflict. She met with government…
  • Apr 15

    Introducing Daniela Kravetz

    Introducing Daniela Kravetz
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Daniela Kravetz as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Daniela is an international criminal justice and gender practitioner. She currently works as a consultant for UN Women in Colombia supporting…
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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/
  • Apr 18

    The Rise of Robot Governance

    The Rise of Robot Governance
    net.wars: Multiplicity has the best write-up of We Robot 2015 that I’ve seen yet. My favorite quote: [David] Post led the discussion to broader questions: if you’re going to intervene in the development of new norms and law, when…
  • Apr 15

    2015 Coral Gables Commission Election Result

    2015 Coral Gables Commission Election Result
    Coral Gables mayor Cason and commissioner Quesada re-elected, joined by newcomer Slesnick: With 27 of the city’s 27 precincts reporting, Cason won 57 percent of the vote to Ralph Cabrera’s 43 percent. Quesada, 35, an attorney…
  • Apr 13

    Coral Gables Commission Group V Election: Six Candidates in Search of a Plurality

    Coral Gables Commission Group V Election: Six Candidates in Search of a Plurality
    There are six candidates for Coral Gables Commission Group V, so it will not take many votes to get a win in what has recently been a low-turnout election. There is no run-off (there should be). We’re fortunate to have … Continue…
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Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 17

    New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hacker

    New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hacker
    A darknet marketplace called TheRealDeal Market has emerged, focusing on brokering hackers’ zero-day attack methods. The post New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 15

    Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi

    Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi
    New jets have Wi-Fi passenger networks that use the same network as the avionics systems of the planes. The post Hackers Could Commandeer New Planes Through Passenger Wi-Fi appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 15

    An App That Hides Secret Messages in Starcraft-Style Game

    An App That Hides Secret Messages in Starcraft-Style Game
    A new tool dodges censorship by converting text-based messages into automated game commands. Zerg rush! The post An App That Hides Secret Messages in Starcraft-Style Games appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 42

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study
    A new study on emergency room malpractice was released today that looks at why ER doctors are so frequently sued in misdiagnosis claims. The study was conducted by The Doctors Company, which is a big insured of doctors, hospitals and…
  • Mar 31

    New Maryland Malpractice Appellate Opinion | Habit Testimony

    New Maryland Malpractice Appellate Opinion | Habit Testimony
    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals recently handed down its opinion in Rosebrock v. Eastern Shore Emergency Physicians.  The opinion makes defense attorney’s jobs a little easier when it comes to admitting testimony in…
  • 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…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 44

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Apr 6

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian

    Big data can make South Asian cities more authoritarian
    Nalaka Gunewardene has an interesting article on smart cities published on Scidev.net, in which he makes the case our cities today are just too unhealthy and that the advent of smart cities will “enhance feedback loops within the…
  • Mar 29

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT

    Election monitoring in austere contexts using ICT
    The following note was penned to the co-ordinator of the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV), who asked me to go into some detail around the information security, gathering, archival and dissemination strategies I conceptualised…
  • 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,…
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