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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

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Dec 17

    Obama Issues Pardons and Commutation

    Obama Issues Pardons and Commutation
    President Obama issued 12 pardons and 8 sentence commutations today. Some of the commutations went to those serving life sentences under the old, unduly harsh crack cocaine guidelines. The full list is here. These are the first…
  • Dec 17

    Obama Restores Ties With Cuba

    Obama Restores Ties With Cuba
    After 50 years, the U.S. has restored ties with Cuba. After 18 months of secret talks, Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed in a phone call on Tuesday on a breakthrough prisoner exchange, the opening of embassies in each…
  • Dec 17

    Spending Bill Denies Funding for Federal Medical Marijuana Raids in Approved State

    Spending Bill Denies Funding for Federal Medical Marijuana Raids in Approved State
    Thanks to the passing of a little known amendmment inserted via amendment into the omnibus spending bill by by sponsors Rep. Dana Rorsbacher and Samm Farr, the DEA will be unable to conduct medical marijuana raids in states that allow…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Former Collateralized Mortgage Obligations Bond Trader Sentenced for Securities Fraud Scheme

    Former Collateralized Mortgage Obligations Bond Trader Sentenced for Securities Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Douglas Green, 50, Boca Raton, Florida, a former collateralized mortgage obligation bond trader was sentenced to 30 months in prison for engaging in a fraudulent trading scheme in which he manipulated the prices of CMOs…
  • Dec 17

    Former Mayor Convicted of Mortgage Fraud After 12 Day Trial

    Former Mayor Convicted of Mortgage Fraud After 12 Day Trial
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Marie Lucie Tondreau, a/k/a Lucie Tondreau, 54, former North Miami Mayor, was convicted by federal jury after a 12 day trial for her recruitment of straw buyers and other conduct in an $8,000,000 mortgage fraud scheme. As…
  • Dec 16

    Former Loan Officer Sentenced for Conspiring to Defraud Lender

    Former Loan Officer Sentenced for Conspiring to Defraud Lender
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Andrew Constantinou, 58, Unionville, Connecticut, a former loan officer at GMAC Mortgage and Countrywide Home Loans, was sentenced to 60 months in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme arising from the purchases…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

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/
  • Dec 17

    A Wager on Emerging Markets That Seems Poorly Timed

    A Wager on Emerging Markets That Seems Poorly Timed
    Many bond funds have loaded up on high-risk, high-return securities and, in the process, have become ever more opaque about the risks involved.
  • Dec 17

    Anti-Takeover Defense Measures Often Hurt Investor

    Anti-Takeover Defense Measures Often Hurt Investor
    Defensive tactics can serve legitimate business interests, but many invite criticism that companies are eager to avoid, Reynolds Holding writes in Reuters Breakingviews.
  • Dec 17

    Countrywide Whistle-Blower to Receive More Than $57 Million

    Countrywide Whistle-Blower to Receive More Than $57 Million
    Edward O'Donnell, a former Countrywide executive, helped prosecutors force Bank of America to pay a $16.65 billion penalty over its role in churning out shoddy mortgage securities.
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

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

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry
    Video Description: Anyone convicted of a crime involving sex may be put on a public registry. At a conference on sex offender laws Vicky Henry, president of Women Against the Registry (WAR), tells of the horrendous consequences of the…
  • Nov 5

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say
    Original Article 10/17/2014 By Puck Lo Frank Lindsay, 62, is a father, small-business owner and avid surfer. He’s also one of 105,000 people in California — and 760,000 nationally — listed as a sex offender. In accordance…
  • Nov 5

    PA - Pennsylvania's Megan's Law mandate unfairly punishes offenders, court rule

    PA - Pennsylvania's Megan's Law mandate unfairly punishes offenders, court rule
    Original Article 10/14/2014 By Peter Hall Some of Pennsylvania's latest sex offender registration requirements run afoul of a constitutional ban on laws that create new penalties for people who have already paid for their crimes, the…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Dec 17

    BACON HUNGRY SANTAS!

    BACON HUNGRY SANTAS!
    "No cookies. BACON!!!!!" @ Herald Square
  • Dec 17

    COME (ASIAN) SESAME!

    COME (ASIAN) SESAME!
    Asian sesame Chicken Broccoli, bok choy, water chestnuts, bell peppers, shiitakes, sprouts $11 @ Farmers Table (Boca Raton)
  • Dec 17

    JESSICA'S HAVING A BALL!

    JESSICA'S HAVING A BALL!
    @ Mar-a-Lago
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Dec 17

    Associate Bonus Watch: A Potpourri Of Payment Scale

    Associate Bonus Watch: A Potpourri Of Payment Scale
    Bonus reports from several different law firms -- mostly good news.
  • Dec 17

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.17.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.17.14
    * Rudolph sues for discrimination. This is why you should always let guys play in your reindeer games. [Bolek Besser Glesius LLC] * Congressional gridlock may call off... the Super Bowl? At least the Bears have other things to worry about…
  • Dec 17

    alt.legal: Know Thyself, Corporate Counsel, and Know Thy Spend

    alt.legal: Know Thyself, Corporate Counsel, and Know Thy Spend
    A lawyer who has really done it all and has some important advice for in-house lawyers.
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

Indiana Real Property and…

Indiana Real Property and Environmental Law Report

Comments on Indiana real estate, land use and environmental cases. By Jeff Lorenzo.

http://indianarealpropertylaw.com/
  • Dec 8

    Legislative Tax Commission Studies Farmland Taxation Formula

    Legislative Tax Commission Studies Farmland Taxation Formula
    The Indiana Commission on Business Personal Property & Business Taxation released its final report.  The farmland tax burden was a substantial part of the discussion. Four of the 16 recommendations from the commission…
  • Dec 5

    US Army Wants to Leave 80 Tons of Depleted Uranium Projectiles at Jefferson Proving Ground

    US Army Wants to Leave 80 Tons of Depleted Uranium Projectiles at Jefferson Proving Ground
    The US Army has requested permission from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to allow it cease environmental monitoring on a 2,080-acre section of the old Jefferson Proving Ground near Madison where ammunition testing was…
  • Dec 4

    The Beige Book on Recent Agriculture and Natural Resources Activity

    The Beige Book on Recent Agriculture and Natural Resources Activity
    From the Beige Book published on December 3, prepared by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and based on information collected on or before November 24, 2014. This document summarizes comments received from business and other contacts…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Bower v. Texas 14-292 Issue: (1) Whether the former Texas special issues for death penalty sentencing do provide – as the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals held – or do not provide – as…
  • Dec 17

    Idaho to take same-sex marriage case to Court

    Idaho to take same-sex marriage case to Court
    Idaho’s governor today asked the Supreme Court to wait to act on new same-sex marriage cases until after officials from his state can file an appeal, early next month.  If the Court accepts the suggestion, that could slow down the…
  • Dec 17

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Dahlia Lithwick (Part two)

    SCOTUSblog on camera: Dahlia Lithwick (Part two)
    The tension between how the media covers the Court and how the Court wants to be seen; understanding the Justices in public; and what might get lost in focusing, however deftly, on high-level legal analysis. “I think always the humor…
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/
  • Dec 17

    Pakistan PM lifts death penalty moratorium following deadly attack

    Pakistan PM lifts death penalty moratorium following deadly attack
    [JURIST] Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif [official profile] on Wednesday approved the lifting of Pakistan's moratorium on the death penalty. Sharif's decision [BBC report] was rendered in response to a deadly attack [JURIST report] by…
  • Dec 17

    Obama announces Cuba policy change

    Obama announces Cuba policy change
    US President Barack Obama [official website] on Wednesday announced policy changes [press release; fact sheet] to the US-Cuba relationship. Obama has directed Secretary of State John Kerry [official website] to reestablish diplomatic…
  • Dec 17

    Federal appeals court overturns inmate sex change order

    Federal appeals court overturns inmate sex change order
    [JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit [official website] on Tuesday overturned [opinion, PDF] a lower court ruling that would have granted inmate Michelle Kosilek taxpayer-funded sex-change surgery. The 3-2 decision overruled…
Rank this Week: 12

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
  • Oct 25

    Como fiscalizar o processo eleitoral no dia da eleição presidencial

    Como fiscalizar o processo eleitoral no dia da eleição presidencial
    Olá, Compartilhei este vídeo para orientar você, e sobretudo, os fiscais das urnas eletrônicas que estarão presentes nas diversas seções eleitorais em todo Brasil na eleição…
  • Sep 12

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?
    Se você se identifica com a nossa área de atuação e tem interesse de trabalhar conosco, conheça nossa oferta de emprego para advogado júnior. Clique na imagem abaixo  
  • Oct 21

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe
    Há nove anos, os presidentes dos tribunais superiores entregaram ao então ministro da Justiça Márcio Thomaz Bastos uma proposta de modernização do Judiciário, sugerindo uma série de…
Rank this Week: 13

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 16

    PluriCourts Fellowships for 3-12 months in 2015-2016

    PluriCourts Fellowships for 3-12 months in 2015-2016
    Temporary positions as visiting scholars at postdoctoral level are available at PluriCourts – Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, a Centre of Excellence at the Faculty of Law, University of…
  • Dec 16

    International Criminal Justice: Theory, Policy and Practice

    International Criminal Justice: Theory, Policy and Practice
    Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference University of Warwick  Call for Papers This proposed stream contains four panel sessions and invites submissions on all areas of substantive international criminal justice, whether on…
  • Dec 12

    Debating the ICC

    Debating the ICC
    In case you missed it, IntLawGrrls Elena Baylis, Kamari Clarke, and Meg deGuzman are featured in today’s New York Times Room for Debate, discussing the effectiveness and legitimacy of the International Criminal Court.  Well worth a…
Rank this Week: 14

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/
  • Dec 17

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Changes with Cuba, Tribes and Cannabis, Evolution of Shopping

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Changes with Cuba, Tribes and Cannabis, Evolution of Shopping
    In the big news of the day, legal or otherwise, the President announced today plans to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba. We have multiple legal takes in the Top 10 today. Total posts on the LexBlog Network: 184. Business with Cuba…
  • Dec 16

    Legal communications and marketing people not using social media

    Legal communications and marketing people not using social media
    I recently ran across a press release in my feeds from a legal marketing company sharing word of work they were doing in the legal technology arena. I was going to share word of what they were doing on Twitter. Before doing so I went to look…
  • Dec 16

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: M&A, Native Advertising, Unpaid Intern

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: M&A, Native Advertising, Unpaid Intern
    Yes, hashtags do frequently look silly—and are often intended as such. But sometimes they do serve a purpose, even for lawyers. Lindsay Griffith has a great post on that subject today. Total posts on the LexBlog Network: 208. CBS’…
Rank this Week: 15

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

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

    The Evidence That North Korea Hacked Sony Is Flimsy

    The Evidence That North Korea Hacked Sony Is Flimsy
    Today Sony canceled the premiere of “The Interview” and its entire Christmas-Day release of the movie because of fears that terrorists might attack theaters showing the film. The actions show just how much power the attackers…
  • Dec 16

    Former Employees Are Suing Sony Over ‘Epic Nightmare’ Hack

    Former Employees Are Suing Sony Over ‘Epic Nightmare’ Hack
    The plot of the Sony hack drama has taken a new turn. Two former employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment filed a class-action lawsuit against the studio giant on Monday for failing to properly secure sensitive employee data. The recent…
  • Dec 16

    The FBI Used the Web’s Favorite Hacking Tool to Unmask Tor User

    The FBI Used the Web’s Favorite Hacking Tool to Unmask Tor User
    The FBI relied on Flash code from an abandoned Metasploit project called "Decloak" to identify suspects hiding behind the Tor anonymity network. The post The FBI Used the Web’s Favorite Hacking Tool to Unmask Tor Users appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Dec 17

    Cuba

    Cuba
    The US approach to Cuba stopped making sense decades ago. Opening exchanges with Poland helped dislodge the Communist regime; the same is likely to happen to Cuba in the future. Maintaining the embargo with Cuba has done more to empower…
  • Dec 14

    Food for Thought

    Food for Thought
    While I enjoy fine dining in Paris, check out The Evil Waiter Case in the U. Miami Law Review.
  • Dec 7

    Off to Heidelberg

    Off to Heidelberg
    Thursday I’ll be discussing From Anonymity to Identification: Online Communication in a Time of Surveillance.  My hosts are the Netzpolitik AG of the University of Heidelberg, which translates, I think, as the Network Working Group…
Rank this Week: 17

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 18

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Bailey

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Bailey
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITHOUT CONSENT DA 14-0287, 2014 MT 331N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ERIC LAT BAILEY, Defendant and…
  • Dec 16

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Burgess v. Bryan

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Burgess v. Bryan
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – OTHER DA 14-0294, 2014 MT 330N, BRANDY BURGESS and AMY BURGESS SMITH, Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. MARK BRYAN, Defendant and Appellee.
  • Dec 16

    OPINION AND ORDER: State v. Johnston

    OPINION AND ORDER: State v. Johnston
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion and Order in the following matter: CRIMINAL – INCEST DA 13-0587, 2014 MT 329, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. BRIAN ANTHONY JOHNSTON, Defendant and Appellant.
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

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/
  • Dec 17

    Wells on "Reclaiming the Petition Clause" by Krotoszynski

    Wells on "Reclaiming the Petition Clause" by Krotoszynski
    Christina E. Wells (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted Protest, Policing and the Petition Clause (Alabama Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay, a short book review of Ronald Krotoszynski Jr.'s book,…
  • Dec 17

    Gasser, Zittrain, Faris, & Heacock on the Berman Center Internet Monitor Project

    Gasser, Zittrain, Faris, & Heacock on the Berman Center Internet Monitor Project
    Urs Gasser (Harvard University - Berkman Center for Internet & Society; University of St. Gallen), Jonathan Zittrain (Harvard Law School and Kennedy School; Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Berkman Center for Internet…
  • Dec 17

    Rabkin on Attacks on Civilian Object

    Rabkin on Attacks on Civilian Object
    Jeremy Rabkin (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Anglo-American Dissent from the European Law of War: A History with Contemporary Echoes (San Diego International Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 1-72, 2014) on SSRN. Here is…
Rank this Week: 21

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 17

    Jim Hood, a go-to guy for Hollywood?

    Jim Hood, a go-to guy for Hollywood?
    Who’d have guessed that movie studios would entrust populist Mississippi Attorney General and longtime Overlawyered favorite Jim Hood with key water-carrying tasks in pushing their rights as copyright owners against online services and…
  • Dec 17

    Best of Overlawyered — January 2014

    Best of Overlawyered — January 2014
    A few highlights from January: Who killed traditional Edison light bulbs? “Government did it, at the request of big business.” Never saw that one coming: “Psychic Love Spell Center stole my money, lawyer alleges in…
  • Dec 16

    “Tell them I went rogue and (you) had no idea and you immediately fired me”

    “Tell them I went rogue and (you) had no idea and you immediately fired me”
    The Costa Mesa, Calif. police union scandal breaks wide open with new court papers shedding light on the conduct of a law firm representing the union. [Orange County Register] Two private investigators hired by the law firm called in a fake…
Rank this Week: 22

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 23

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 26

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 17

    BLS – Work Experience of the Populations 2013

    BLS – Work Experience of the Populations 2013
    “A total of 157.0 million persons worked at some point during 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported [December 16, 2014]. The proportion of the civilian noninstitutional population age 16 and over who worked at…
  • Dec 17

    Option-Based Credit Spread

    Option-Based Credit Spread
    Culp, Christopher L. and Nozawa, Yoshio and Veronesi, Pietro, Option-Based Credit Spreads (December 15, 2014). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2538876 “Theoretically, corporate debt is economically equivalent to…
  • Dec 17

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement

    Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
    December 17, 2014: “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in October suggests that economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Labor market conditions improved further, with solid job gains and a lower…
Rank this Week: 27

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    George Mason Law Review 18th Annual Antitrust Symposium: Perspectives on Global Competition Law

    George Mason Law Review 18th Annual Antitrust Symposium: Perspectives on Global Competition Law
    George Mason Law Review 18th Annual Antitrust Symposium: Perspectives on Global Competition Law Thursday, February 19, 2015 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Breakfast Founders Hall Multipurpose Room 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Opening Keynote Address Founders Hall…
  • Dec 17

    Bork's 'Legislative Intent' and the Court

    Bork's 'Legislative Intent' and the Court
    Douglas H. Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; George Mason University School of Law examines Bork's 'Legislative Intent' and the Courts. ABSTRACT: Robert H. Bork’s influence upon modern antitrust law is…
  • Dec 17

    Provider Competition and Over-Utilization in Health Care

    Provider Competition and Over-Utilization in Health Care
    Jan Boone, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); TILEC and Rudy Douven, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis; CPB…
Rank this Week: 28

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Dec 17

    Suit Filed in E. coli Death

    Suit Filed in E. coli Death
    AP reports that our clients, Melissa and Andrew Kay, whose 8-year-old son Joshua died after eating ground beef contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 filed suit against Whole Foods Market and... Continue Reading
  • Dec 17

    Salmonella Sprouts Sicken More – Again

    Salmonella Sprouts Sicken More – Again
    The CDC reports as of December 15, 2014, a total of 111 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Enteritidis have been reported from 12 states. Connecticut (8), Maine... Continue Reading
  • Dec 17

    New Study Shows Real Risks of Raw Milk Consumption

    New Study Shows Real Risks of Raw Milk Consumption
    A new study finds that between 2010 and 2012, five percent of all U.S. food-borne outbreaks with a known source were tied to raw milk.  The research is in the... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 29

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Dec 17

    Finding Hidden Income in a Divorce Using Bank Statement

    Finding Hidden Income in a Divorce Using Bank Statement
    Bank statements can be incredibly useful when searching for hidden income during a divorce financial analysis. Both deposits and expenditures should be evaluated, and the process is explained in this video.
  • Dec 12

    College Rape Crisis Hoax

    College Rape Crisis Hoax
    We’ve all heard about this “college rape crisis” that has been manufactured and plastered all over the internet and media. The story line is that there is an incredibly high instance of rape on college campuses. The [false]…
  • Dec 11

    Herbalife False Health Claim

    Herbalife False Health Claim
    Multi-level marketing companies that advertise shakes and potions designed to help you lose weight and get healthier are generally all guilty of the same offense: Distributors making false health claims.  The products are generally…
Rank this Week: 30

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: 31

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 33

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Ola Cuba

    Ola Cuba
    For the first time since the Cuban missile crisis the U.S. and Cuba may soon be headed for a warmer relationship.From one dictator to another .........President Barack Obama declared the end of America's 'outdated approach' to Cuba Wednesday,…
  • Dec 17

    Another 1,000 words on the ObamaTax

    Another 1,000 words on the ObamaTax
    Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Dec 16

    Chanukkah 2014/5775

    Chanukkah 2014/5775
    Tonight, we begin the 8-day long celebration of The Festival of Lights, Chanukkah. As everyone knows, this holiday commemorates the time, in ages past, that a candle with but one day's oil burned for over a week.Except, it doesn't and it…
Rank this Week: 32

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: 34

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Dec 17

    Throwing Stones from the Glass House: The View of U.S. Human Rights Violations from Iran

    Throwing Stones from the Glass House: The View of U.S. Human Rights Violations from Iran
    Iranian state-controlled news media have been having an extended field day recently, gleefully reporting on the ever-unfolding news about human rights violations committed by agents of the U.S. government. These include of course the…
  • Dec 17

    Chelsea Manning: ‘Why speaking out is worth the risk’

    Chelsea Manning: ‘Why speaking out is worth the risk’
    From her prison cell in Kansas, Chelsea Manning tells Amnesty International why speaking out against injustice can be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
  • Dec 16

    An Obligation to Seek Justice for CIA Torture

    An Obligation to Seek Justice for CIA Torture
    The Senate torture report alleges several grave abuses – such as use of rectal feeding and rehydration in the absence of medical necessity – that were not authorized by even the dubious legal memos, and thus do not fit the…
Rank this Week: 35

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Local facility to house homeless sex offender

    Local facility to house homeless sex offender
    12-17-2014 Ohio: MANSFIELD – The Richland County Community Corrections Board approved a change Wednesday to admit some homeless county sex offenders to a local facility. Nothing Into Something Real Estate is a faith-based nonprofit agency…
  • Dec 16

    Parks Board decision on restricting sex offenders pushed back

    Parks Board decision on restricting sex offenders pushed back
    12-15-2014 Indiana: Enforcement remains a concern for several Vigo County Park Board members, as the board on Monday continued its discussion of whether or not people listed on the state’s sex offender registry should be banned from…
  • Dec 15

    R.I. prison system lacks resources to care for mentally ill inmate

    R.I. prison system lacks resources to care for mentally ill inmate
    12-15-2014 Rhode Island: CRANSTON — To reach D-mod, a specialized unit at the High Security Center of the Adult Correctional Institutions, you must pass through a series of steel doors manned by guards inside fortified control booths. You…
Rank this Week: 36

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 37

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
  • 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…
  • Nov 5

    UAVs and peacebuilding: Some thought

    UAVs and peacebuilding: Some thought
    My work with UAVs is largely conceptual, framed by growing up in a context of war, deeply informed by having to deal with the enduring legacy of violent conflict even post-war and anchored to the inalienable yet often callously erased rights…
  • Sep 17

    Technology: Progress and Potential

    Technology: Progress and Potential
    An article I wrote for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s Building Peace magazine is now up on the web. In it, I look at both the significant progress around technologies to share vital information before and during a conflict or disaster,…
Rank this Week: 38

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 39

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    New Issue: Review of International Political Economy

    New Issue: Review of International Political Economy
    The latest issue of the Review of International Political Economy (Vol. 22, no. 1, 2015) is out. Contents include:Mini-Symposium: Capital Controls and the Global Financial Crisis Ilene Grabel & Kevin P. Gallagher, Capital controls and the…
  • Dec 17

    New Issue: Journal of International Economic Law

    New Issue: Journal of International Economic Law
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Economic Law (Vol. 17, no. 4, December 2014) is out. Contents include:Articles in Honor of Prof. J. H. JacksonEdith Brown Weiss & Lydia Slobodian, Virtual Water, Water Scarcity, and…
  • Dec 16

    New Volume: Australian Year Book of International Law

    New Volume: Australian Year Book of International Law
    The latest volume of the Australian Year Book of International Law (Vol. 31) is out. Contents include:Louise Arbour, The Laws of War: Under Siege or Gaining Ground? Camille Goodman, ‘Strength through Cooperation’: a 21st Century…
Rank this Week: 40

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 15

    CBS Sunday Morning on December 14, 2014

    CBS Sunday Morning on December 14, 2014
    Charles Osgood introduced the stories for December 14, 2014. The cover story was "Game On," done by John Blackstone on people treating "E-sports" as spectator sports. Second was Anthony Mason on Misty Copeland.Almanac was on Nostradamus,…
  • Dec 15

    Anticipation is not the epitome of obviousne

    Anticipation is not the epitome of obviousne
    Within a PTAB decision from 2013, one has the textThe same issues are dispositive of each obviousness rejection on appeal. First, each of the rejections for obviousness relies on the Examiner‟sfinding that Surjadi, as evidence by…
  • Dec 13

    Allen West matter: not such a bombshell

    Allen West matter: not such a bombshell
    In a post titled Updated: Allen West plagiarism bombshell: Tea Party hero lifted passages from viral Internet post , Salon savages West for copying, without attribution, from a "viral internet post" relating to President Obama's silence on…
Rank this Week: 41

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    eDiscovery Vendor Viability: Comparisons Beyond Technology and Talent

    eDiscovery Vendor Viability: Comparisons Beyond Technology and Talent
    By Rob RobinsonIn an effort to help eDiscovery decision makers evaluate and compare both the immediate and long term success potential of electronic discovery vendors, the following considerations, shared in a formulaic manner to allow…
  • Dec 11

    The Impact Of Privacy Liability (Cartoon and Clip)

    The Impact Of Privacy Liability (Cartoon and Clip)
    The Cartoon and Clip of the Week for December 10, 2014Daily we read, see and hear more and more about the challenges associated with privacy regulation and liability. This week’s cartoon and clip highlights one public example of holiday…
  • Dec 10

    Got the ECM “Bends”? Head About to Explode?

    Got the ECM “Bends”? Head About to Explode?
    By John MartinECM users sometimes have the Info Gov equivalent of the deep sea diving “bends” that occur when divers ascend too quickly after deep dives and the gas that had been compressed in their bodies decompresses causing…
Rank this Week: 42

California Car Accident Lawsuit…

California Car Accident Lawsuit Center

Features car accident news and discussions on motor vehicle safety issues. By Michael Ehline.

http://caraccidentlawsuits.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Car Accidents: The How and Why, and What to Do

    Car Accidents: The How and Why, and What to Do
    Car accidents happen every day throughout the country and especially on the congested freeways of California. Nationwide, traffic accidents occur at a rate of approximately one every ten seconds, according to the National Highway Traffic…
  • Aug 13

    Documenting Evidence after a Severe Auto Accident

    Documenting Evidence after a Severe Auto Accident
    An accident or injury can be traumatic and can warp your sense of life and well being. After being involved in such an event, you may not be ale to accurately remember exactly what happened exactly where and when. Having written notes can…
  • Jul 31

    Liability For Person Sending Text Messages to Vehicle Operator

    Liability For Person Sending Text Messages to Vehicle Operator
    By car injury attorney, Michael P. Ehline, Esq. - Over the last several days, our offices have been inundated with callers seeking information about  texting and driving. I turned on the news, only to see the pundits espousing in a…
Rank this Week: 43

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Dec 17

    IBM’s Outgoing General Counsel Looks Back at the Future

    IBM’s Outgoing General Counsel Looks Back at the Future
    Robert C. Weber, whose nine-year tenure at IBM as general counsel comes to a close this year, said in an exit interview with Law Blog that the major "disrupters" in the legal profession will be technological.
  • Dec 17

    Justices Scalia and Kagan Duck Washington for Hunting Getaway

    Justices Scalia and Kagan Duck Washington for Hunting Getaway
    They may be ideological foes on the bench, but this week, in the chilly late-autumn wilderness of north Mississippi, Justices Elena Kagan and Antonin Scalia were simply hunting buddies.
  • Dec 17

    Arizona’s Request to Block Driver’s Licenses for Young Illegal Immigrants Denied

    Arizona’s Request to Block Driver’s Licenses for Young Illegal Immigrants Denied
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday denied an emergency request by Arizona officials that sought to prohibit state driver’s licenses for young illegal immigrants who received a reprieve from deportation from the Obama administration.
Rank this Week: 44

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Dec 17

    Supreme Refuses to Stay Ninth Circuit Ruling Finding that Arizona Could Not Deny DACA Recipients Driver's License

    Supreme Refuses to Stay Ninth Circuit Ruling Finding that Arizona Could Not Deny DACA Recipients Driver's License
    SCOTUSblog reports that, over the dissents of Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito, the Supreme Court today rejected Arizona’s request to allow it to deny driver’s licenses to young undocumented immigrants who have been permitted by Obama…
  • Dec 17

    United States to Normalize Diplomatic Relations With Cuba

    United States to Normalize Diplomatic Relations With Cuba
    President Obama today announced a nw relationship between thr United States and Cuba, which have not had diplomatic relations in more than 50 years. The announcement has brought very different reactions in Havana and Miami. The White House…
  • Dec 17

    The Great Migration: Exhibit at Big Apple's MOMA

    The Great Migration: Exhibit at Big Apple's MOMA
    From 1915 onward, six million black Southerners quit that region for points north in an epic tide of souls fleeing oppression and seeking opportunity. This spring, the NYC Museum of Modern Art will honor the Great Migration’s centennial by…
Rank this Week: 45