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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/
  • Aug 21

    Sunday Night Open Thread

    Sunday Night Open Thread
    The Olympics are closing tonight. I liked the women's gymnastics but really didn't care for the constant and annoying chatter by the female anchors, or the hyperventilating male anchors (on swimming) on NBC, so I didn't watch much else... [[…
  • Aug 20

    Trump's Many Failure

    Trump's Many Failure
    Vanity Fair reports on Trump's campaign, which has morphed from free-fall to the hospice phase: As Wisconsin radio host Charlie Sykes summed up Bannon’s appointment: “Trump’s campaign has now entered the Hospice Phase.…
  • Aug 20

    Mexican Media Report El Chapo's Son Freed, Back in Sinaloa

    Mexican Media Report El Chapo's Son Freed, Back in Sinaloa
    Riodoce reported this morning it has confirmed that Alfredo Guzman-Salazar, son of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman-Loera and the other five men kidnapped at La Leche Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta have been freed and are back in Sinaloa. Alfredo and…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Indictment Alleges Servicer Diversion of Borrower Payment

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

    Indictment for Fake Mortgage Release

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

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea

    Fake Law Firm Modification Scheme Nets Guilty Plea
    Bryan D’Antonio, 50, Brea, California, pled guilty one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud related to his role as the owner and operator of a multi-million dollar fraudulent mortgage modification scheme that posed as…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Aug 23

    Mortgage Express V. Lambert – Radcliffe Chamber

    Mortgage Express V. Lambert – Radcliffe Chamber
    ‘In the autumn of 2007 Laura Lambert was in desperate financial straits. She had a flat worth £120,000, but could not manage the mortgage repayments. Through the internet she made contact with S and C who duly visited her. They…
  • Aug 23

    Airbnb – a quick buck or a catastrophic mistake? – Tanfield Chamber

    Airbnb – a quick buck or a catastrophic mistake? – Tanfield Chamber
    ‘The last few years have seen short term property letting sites such as Airbnb become the go-to way of booking holiday accommodation in Europe’s most popular cities. Millennial tourists are rejecting stuffy, expensive hotels,…
  • Aug 23

    Blockchain debate is helping spur interest in how technology can support compliance, says expert – OUT-LAW.com

    Blockchain debate is helping spur interest in how technology can support compliance, says expert – OUT-LAW.com
    ‘Continued debate over the extent to which blockchain might be used within financial services is helping to spur a broader discussion over the way technology could be used to reduce regulatory compliance burdens in the sector, an expert…
Rank this Week: 6

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: 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/
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Aug 23

    [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] New Heterodox Academy initiative

    [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] New Heterodox Academy initiative
    Over at Heterodox Academy, we have been hearing from students who are concerned that their universities exhibit a rigid ideological orthodoxy, with dissenting faculty members almost nonexistent and dissenting students afraid to speak their…
  • Aug 23

    [Eugene Volokh] Judge rejects claim that allowing guns on campus violates the Constitution

    [Eugene Volokh] Judge rejects claim that allowing guns on campus violates the Constitution
    In yesterday’s Glass v. Paxton (W.D. Tex.), a federal judge refused to block the new Texas law that lets people with concealed-carry licenses carry on university campuses. This is just a decision denying a preliminary injunction, so…
  • Aug 23

    [Orin Kerr] How law students should address professor

    [Orin Kerr] How law students should address professor
    Eugene posted yesterday about whether law students should call their professors using first names or using the title “Professor.” I don’t know how many readers find this interesting, and it’s clearly not the most…
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    At Vox, Dylan Matthews contends that the “unfilled vacancy of Antonin Scalia’s seat combined with a Hillary Clinton victory in November could set the Court on a new course.”  At MinnPost, Paul Anderson – a retired…
  • Aug 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: J & K Admin. Mgmt. Services, Inc. v. Robinson 16-95 Issue: Whether an arbitration clause that does not expressly address the availability of class or collective arbitration is sufficient to defer the…
  • Aug 22

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    In The New York Times, Alan Rappeport reports that “Democrats are planning to redouble their efforts to make the fate of the Supreme Court a signature election issue,” while Morgan Lee of the Associated Press (via Deseret News)…
Rank this Week: 10

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 22

    Yike

    Yike
    New Clinton ad doesn’t mince (Trump’s) words:
  • Aug 22

    Miami-Dade County Court Election Guide – Aug 30, 2016

    Miami-Dade County Court Election Guide – Aug 30, 2016
    Downballot recommendations may be the most important thing I do on this blog these days. This post is about the four County Court races. Please see my previous post, 11th Circuit Court Judicial Election Guide – Aug 30, 2016 Ballot,…
  • Aug 22

    11th Circuit Court Judicial Election Guide – Aug 30, 2016 Ballot

    11th Circuit Court Judicial Election Guide – Aug 30, 2016 Ballot
    There’s a big election coming up on Aug. 30th involving primaries, judicial elections, and some other important matters. Everyone focuses on the big ticket races – the Florida Senate primaries, key Congressional elections and the…
Rank this Week: 11

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Louisiana, Twitter, and Brexit.

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Louisiana, Twitter, and Brexit.
    On August 23rd, 1991, the public gained access to the world wide web, designed by computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known as CERN. Now here’s Tuesday’s Top 10 in Law…
  • Aug 22

    Maybe I am young at heart

    Maybe I am young at heart
    The New York Times’ Quentin Hardy (@qhardy) reports that people, especially in the 18 to 34 age group, increasingly want to see live events such as the Olympics as they happen, whether on televison or a mobile device.…
  • Aug 22

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Whistleblowers’ Rights, Michigan, Canadian Medal

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Whistleblowers’ Rights, Michigan, Canadian Medal
    Welcome back to Monday! Hopefully no one’s is going too rough to start of the week. Either way, it’s all downhill from here. In order to help that we’ve got another week of Quick Hits over on LXBN, and …
Rank this Week: 12

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 23

    Malian Jihadist pleads guilty to destroying Timbuktu shrines at start of ICC trial

    Malian Jihadist pleads guilty to destroying Timbuktu shrines at start of ICC trial
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] opened the trial of Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi [case information, PDF] Monday for the destruction of historical and religious monuments in Timbuktu. Al Mahdi admitted guilt [press release]…
  • Aug 23

    Mexico president plagiarized law thesis: report

    Mexico president plagiarized law thesis: report
    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto [official website, in Spanish] plagiarized the thesis for his law degree according to a report [documents, in Spanish] released on Sunday. A group of academics and experts found [Aristegui Noticias…
  • Aug 23

    UN-backed Libya government receives vote of no confidence

    UN-backed Libya government receives vote of no confidence
    Libya’s House of Representatives gave the country’s Government of National Accord (GNA) a vote of no confidence on Monday. The Tripoli and western-based GNA is supported by Western powers and the UN, but the eastern-based House of…
Rank this Week: 14

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: 13

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
Rank this Week: 15

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 23

    A Kathleen Kane footnote, on forfeiture

    A Kathleen Kane footnote, on forfeiture
    The office of now-convicted Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane kept the existence of a pile of seized money secret for nearly two years: “Not until the state attorney general’s office filed a forfeiture petition for the…
  • Aug 22

    “My inference is that the ABA wants to … limit lawyers’ expression of viewpoints that it disapproves of.”

    “My inference is that the ABA wants to … limit lawyers’ expression of viewpoints that it disapproves of.”
    Eugene Volokh on troubling implications for speech of the American Bar Association’s new adoption of rules declaring it a professional responsibility violation for lawyers to express bias in various ways, including in the course of…
  • Aug 22

    Labor and employment roundup

    Labor and employment roundup
    “Clusters” of nursing employees “standing around and ‘chitchatting’ about their concern that their cars would be damaged if they voted against union representation.” D.C. Circuit rejects NLRB position that…
Rank this Week: 17

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
  • Aug 18

    OPINION AND ORDER: AFL-CIO v. McCulloch

    OPINION AND ORDER: AFL-CIO v. McCulloch
    WRIT – OTHER OP 16-0453, 2016 MT 200, MONTANA AFL-CIO, MONTANA TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION, MEA-MFT, INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL 233 (“IBEW Local 233”), DUANE ANKNEY, JIM KEANE, and JEFFREY WELBORN,…
  • Aug 17

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Hasting

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Hasting
    CRIMINAL – THEFT DA 15-0258, 2016 MT 199N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DAN EUGENE HASTINGS, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 17

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of B.J.T.H. and B.H.T.H.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of B.J.T.H. and B.H.T.H.
    CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 15-0513, 2016 MT 198N, IN THE MATTER OF: B.J.T.H. and B.H.T.H., Youths in Need of Care.
Rank this Week: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 23

    Small-Business Financing after the Financial Crisis: Lessons from the Literature

    Small-Business Financing after the Financial Crisis: Lessons from the Literature
    Working paper – Small-Business Financing after the Financial Crisis: Lessons from the Literature, Stephen Matteo Miller, Adam J. Hoffer, David Wille. Aug 23, 2016. “Small businesses feature prominently in the US economy because…
  • Aug 23

    LibGuides Community

    LibGuides Community
    “Search for LibGuides content and librarian authors, and find great examples of guides from our worldwide user community.” 494,916 published guides 113,876 librarians 5,184 institutions 74 countrie
  • Aug 23

    American landfills and waste production – landfills over time, size and location

    American landfills and waste production – landfills over time, size and location
    How Much Trash in Near Your Home?: “The average American tosses 4.4 pounds of trash every single day. It may not seem all that astonishing on the surface, but with 323.7 million people living in the United States, that is roughly…
Rank this Week: 18

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: 19

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/
  • Feb 14

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law

    Sharon Runner Introduces Legislation Requiring Department of Corrections to Obey Jessica's Law
    2-14-16 California: SACRAMENTO – Senator Sharon Runner (R-Antelope Valley) announced today she is authoring legislation that will stop the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) from allowing convicted sex offenders…
  • Feb 12

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction

    NH House considers ban on sex offender residency restriction
    2-12-16 New Hampshire: HB 1153 would prohibit towns or municipalities in New Hampshire from passing ordinances that restrict where registered sex offenders can reside. The bill is being considered by the House Criminal Justice and Public…
  • Feb 12

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?

    What's Next for the Sex Offender Treatment Clinic Chased Out of Duboce Triangle?
    2-12-16 California: They’ve got to go somewhere. Nobody wants Sharper Future, the California-based rehab center for sex offenders, on their block. This week, clinic owners abandoned a bid to move into the vacant space at 100 Church St.…
Rank this Week: 20

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: 21

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
  • Aug 22

    GoFundMe Fraud Exposed by GoFraudMe Site

    GoFundMe Fraud Exposed by GoFraudMe Site
    GoFundMe scams seem to be growing by the day. While the GoFundMe fundraising site can be a great resource for people who need to raise funds for legitimate charities and needs, it has also become a hotbed of fraud. And with the site taking a…
  • Aug 16

    Executive Prison Sentences and Fraud Deterrence

    Executive Prison Sentences and Fraud Deterrence
    One of the key parts of Sarbanes-Oxley, the legislation created to address the problem of massive financial statement fraud at public companies like Enron and WorldCom, was the increased prison sentences for executives participating in fraud.…
  • Aug 11

    Preventing Fraud in a Law Practice: Active Partner Involvement

    Preventing Fraud in a Law Practice: Active Partner Involvement
    There are two inexpensive and simple steps that can be taken to provide more oversight for the disbursement function at a law office. First, a partner needs to be actively involved in the process of issuing checks and payments. It’s not…
Rank this Week: 22

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    “Blue Barf,” “Green Goop,” “Purple Puke,” “Red Rubbish,” “Yellow Yuck”

    “Blue Barf,” “Green Goop,” “Purple Puke,” “Red Rubbish,” “Yellow Yuck”
    Not surprisingly BPI, the maker of Lean Finely Textured Beef (LFTB), a.k.a.”Pink Slime,” per the New York Times 2009, dismissed my clients, two former USDA scientists from a lawsuit that... Continue Reading
  • Aug 21

    Sea Port Products Recalls Hepatitis A Tainted Scallops After 206 Sick

    Sea Port Products Recalls Hepatitis A Tainted Scallops After 206 Sick
    Sea Port Products Corp is voluntarily recalling a batch of its scallops after at least 206 people became sick with hepatitis A, prompting an investigation by the US Food and... Continue Reading
  • Aug 20

    Scallops Positive for Hepatitis A as Ill Jumps to 206

    Scallops Positive for Hepatitis A as Ill Jumps to 206
    The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is continuing to investigate a cluster of hepatitis A infections in the state. On August 15, 2016, HDOH identified raw scallops served at Genki... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 23

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
Rank this Week: 24

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Aug 22

    New Edition: Canadian Textbook on Conflict of Law

    New Edition: Canadian Textbook on Conflict of Law
    Irwin Law has published (August 2016) the second edition of Conflict of Laws by Stephen Pitel (Western University) and Nicholas Rafferty (University of Calgary).  This treatise aims to explain and analyze the rules of the…
  • Aug 11

    Out now: Fundamental Questions of European Private International Law

    Out now: Fundamental Questions of European Private International Law
    Stefan Arnold from the University of Graz has edited a volume on fundamental questions of European Private International Law (Grundfragen des Europäischen Kollisionsrechts, Mohr Siebeck 2016, VII + 167 pages, ISBN 978-3-16-153979-4).…
  • Jul 25

    First unalex Conference on European international civil procedure

    First unalex Conference on European international civil procedure
    Enhancing cooperation between authors from various Member States University of Zagreb – 29/30 September 2016 The University of Zagreb is organising a conference on 29/30 September 2016 on European international civil procedure and new…
Rank this Week: 25

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 26

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Aug 5

    Making pro bono work mandatory for new lawyer

    Making pro bono work mandatory for new lawyer
    Charles Weisselberg quoted by Voice of San Diego, Sacramento Report, August 5, 2016 “I know that not every lawyer provides pro bono assistance over the course of his or her career,” said Charles Weisselberg, a professor and former…
  • Aug 4

    Loyola Law School report concludes Prop. 66 will invite litigation

    Loyola Law School report concludes Prop. 66 will invite litigation
    Jennifer Moreno quoted in Daily Journal (registration required), August 4, 2016 “Exemption from the APA would eliminate important public involvement in the most serious punishment a state can impose,” Moreno said. “As…
  • Aug 3

    Microsoft, Ireland and a level playing field for U.S. Cloud companie

    Microsoft, Ireland and a level playing field for U.S. Cloud companie
    Paul Schwartz writes for Bloomberg BNA, August 3, 2016 The law now faces the task of clarifying questions about the international reach of a variety of a legal authorities and processes. In so doing, it should maintain a level playing field…
Rank this Week: 27

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 28

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 29

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/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 30

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 23

    "Federal appeals court orders a new trial in 1991 murder of 17-year-old girl killed for her earrings"

    "Federal appeals court orders a new trial in 1991 murder of 17-year-old girl killed for her earrings"
    "Federal appeals court orders a new trial in 1991 murder of 17-year-old girl killed for her earrings": Robert Moran of The Philadelphia Inquirer has an article that begins, "A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that a Philadelphia man…
  • Aug 23

    "Ban on advocacy ads at airport ruled unconstitutional"

    "Ban on advocacy ads at airport ruled unconstitutional"
    "Ban on advocacy ads at airport ruled unconstitutional": Julia Terruso of The Philadelphia Inquirer has this report on a ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued today.
  • Aug 23

    "SF court casts doubt on cockfighting as a deportable crime"

    "SF court casts doubt on cockfighting as a deportable crime"
    "SF court casts doubt on cockfighting as a deportable crime": Bob Egelko of The San Francisco Chronicle has this report. And Maura Dolan of The Los Angeles Times reports that "Federal appeals court sides with immigrant convicted of…
Rank this Week: 32

The Word On Employment Law

The Word On Employment Law

Covers legal issues affecting the workplace. By Dave Whitlock, Chris Parker and Jimmy Daniel.

http://www.wordonemploymentlaw.com
  • Jun 7

    Retaliation Claims Increase

    Retaliation Claims Increase
    Recent trends reveal that employment retaliation claims are on the rise.  Further, courts are taking a hard line on offending employers accused of retaliation in employment.  A review of United States Supreme Court decisions in retaliation…
  • May 19

    Nuclear Fallout

    Nuclear Fallout
    But not in Japan.  Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dominique Strauss-Kahn are making headlines they probably wish they had never made.  While I’m not a man and can, therefore, only surmise that the root of the problem somehow goes back to The…
  • May 17

    There’s An App for That

    There’s An App for That
    And it’s exhibit one to the wage and hour lawsuit that has just been filed against your company.  The Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of its first smartphone app – a timesheet that allows employees to keep track of…
Rank this Week: 31

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 23

    Fix-It-Fed

    Fix-It-Fed
    There are few jobs worse than being a member of Congress. One is being a New York City councilman.  At least a congressman gets to vote on laws that have an actual impact, even if they’re just one of 435 votes and have to spend…
  • Aug 23

    Battle Of The Sexe

    Battle Of The Sexe
    At a minute before midnight, Northern District of Texas Judge Reed O’Connor issued a decision in U.S. v. Texas shutting down implementation of the combined Department of Justice and Department of Education “Guidance”…
  • Aug 22

    WaPo Beats The 1st Amendment Strawman To Death

    WaPo Beats The 1st Amendment Strawman To Death
    In an editorial, the Washington Post has come out in favor of Rep. Jackie Speier’s federal revenge porn law. Like everyone else, they decry the harm that revenge porn, in its worst sense, can cause: Too often, people put explicit images…
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 23

    Marty McMahon Named Director Of Florida Graduate Tax Program; Florida To Hire Three New Tax Faculty

    Marty McMahon Named Director Of Florida Graduate Tax Program; Florida To Hire Three New Tax Faculty
    University of Florida Levin College of Law Names Martin J. McMahon as Director of the Graduate Tax Program: The University of Florida Levin College of Law has announced that Martin J. McMahon, the James J. Freeland Eminent Scholar in Taxation…
  • Aug 23

    Clinton Proposes Small Business Standard Tax Deduction

    Clinton Proposes Small Business Standard Tax Deduction
    Factsheet, Hillary Clinton Will Make Life Easier for Small Business at Every Step of the Way: Work to create a new standard deduction for small businesses—like the one available to individual filers. This proposal will vastly simplify…
  • Aug 23

    Republican Congressional Tax Writers Oppose Proposed Debt-Equity Reg

    Republican Congressional Tax Writers Oppose Proposed Debt-Equity Reg
    Following up on my previous posts on Treasury's proposed debt-equity regulations (links below): Letter, Kevin Brady (Chair, House Ways & Means Committee) to Jacob Lew (Secretary of the Treasury)) (Aug. 22, 2016) Press Release, New W&M…
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Aug 23

    Challenging the employer’s decision to terminate a probationary teacher

    Challenging the employer’s decision to terminate a probationary teacher
    Challenging the employer’s decision to terminate a probationary teacherMuller v New York City Dept. of Educ., 2016 NY Slip Op 05813, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentAndrea Muller was appointed by the New York City Department of…
  • Aug 22

    Employee terminated for failure to posses a valid license required to perform the duties of the position

    Employee terminated for failure to posses a valid license required to perform the duties of the position
    Employee terminated for failure to posses a valid license required to perform the duties of the position Matter of Rivera v New York City Dept. of Sanitation, 2016 NY Slip Op 05837, Appellate Division, First DepartmentSupreme Court…
  • Aug 20

    Recent postings on Employment Law Note

    Recent postings on Employment Law Note
    Recent postings on Employment Law NotesSource: WK WorkDayClick on text highlighted in colorto access full text of the postingClaims of ‘boys’ club’ atmosphere with sexist comments, strippers, and porn survive dismissal By…
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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: 36

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Orange County Crash Fatally Injures Mother and Two Daughter

    Orange County Crash Fatally Injures Mother and Two Daughter
    Patricia Ledezma, 34, and her two daughters, Stephanie, 8, and Dayana, 4, were all killed in a Placentia pedestrian accident the night of August 20, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the mother and daughters were…
  • Aug 18

    Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal

    Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal
    A 43-year-old woman was fatally injured in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident, which officials say, involved a hit-and-run driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred just after midnight on…
  • Aug 17

    Azusa Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Azusa Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident
    Enrique Alvarado-Cervantes, 26, died in a motorcycle accident in Azusa after a pickup truck rear-ended him on the 210 Freeway just west of Vernon Avenue. According to a news report in The San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Alvarado-Cervantes was…
Rank this Week: 37

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 23

    Welcoming back Indira Rosenthal

    Welcoming back Indira Rosenthal
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Indira Rosenthal back to IntLawGrrls. Indira is an Australian lawyer working in the fields of gender and international human rights, humanitarian and criminal law. She has worked with…
  • Aug 23

    Sexual and gender-based violence under the Geneva Conventions: A New Commentary

    Sexual and gender-based violence under the Geneva Conventions: A New Commentary
    The 1949 Geneva Conventions, A Commentary (A. Clapham, P. Gaeta, M. Sassòli, Eds. OUP, October 2015), is a mammoth effort to update the interpretation of the Conventions to take account of the significant developments in international…
  • Aug 19

    Trouble? Remembering the Belfast Agreement in the Brexit Aftermath

    Trouble? Remembering the Belfast Agreement in the Brexit Aftermath
    Although Brexit resurfaced in the weekend’s newspapers with the revelation that Britain’s exit from the EU could be delayed until 2019, the referendum has largely taken a backseat to other news. Even at the height of the…
Rank this Week: 38

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Covers mediation, negotiation and settlement. By Victoria Pynchon.

http://www.negotiationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day

    Our Close the Gap App Arrives in Time for Equal Pay Day
    Close the Gap App™ (sponsored by GoDaddy) is a powerful online tool that takes you on a guided deep dive into your career path. It's like having your very own career or business coach on your desktop or mobile…
  • Nov 16

    Good Night and Good Luck

    Good Night and Good Luck
    I launched the Negotiation Law Blog on October 3, 2006, shortly after I'd earned my LL.M in Conflict Resolution from the Straus Institute at Pepperdine University School of Law. I'm uncertain just how many months earlier I'd begun blogging on…
  • Nov 5

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table

    Getting the Other Guy to the Negotiation Table
      This just in from Harvard's Program on Negotiation: In a new study, Nour Kteily of Northwestern University and his colleagues found that low-power groups can influence powerful parties to engage with them through their framing of the…
Rank this Week: 39

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Head-Banging Through the Weed

    Head-Banging Through the Weed
    It's head-banging time.  I have at hand a book that makes me crazy because it is so full of promise and comes so close and--okay, let me explain.The title is We Are Better Than This, subtitled "How the Government Should be…
  • Aug 20

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight
    We gave a few bucks to a favorite nonprofit a while back; I filed the receipt with every intention to forget about it until tax time. But a couple of days ago, among the usual welter of unsolicited catalogs, the mail brought an envelope with…
  • Aug 20

    Mad Men and the Donut Hole

    Mad Men and the Donut Hole
    Clive James, in his continuing self-proclaimed farewell tour to life and art, says farewell to Mad Men. And as it happened, so, just this week, did we. I'll let Clive speak for himself (some kind of confusing paywall but persist) For me: yeh,…
Rank this Week: 41

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jul 15

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

    Chapter 7 Can Be a Disaster Without a Good Bankruptcy Attorney
    Chapter 7 is the chapter under the Bankruptcy Code that most consumers file. It is seen as simple, fast, and, by some, “just filling out a few forms.” It isn’t. The picture to the left shows what can happen if you…
  • Jul 7

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”

    Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”
    Have you wondered what is meant by the term “mortgage arrearage?” As Bankruptcy Law Network member Jonathan Ginsberg explains, a mortgage arrearage simply refers to any missed mortgage payments. If, for example, you did not pay…
  • Jun 15

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”

    “How Is My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Determined?”
    The most important thing my Chapter 13 clients want to know is how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be. They ask this question at our initial meeting, before their case is filed, and during the period before their Chapter 13 Plan…
Rank this Week: 40

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    DUI Suspected Fatal Seal Beach Car Accident

    DUI Suspected Fatal Seal Beach Car Accident
    A 7-year-old girl was killed and her 13-year-old sister was in critical condition after an SUV slammed into a Tesla in the carpool lane on the 405 Freeway in Seal Beach the morning of August 15, 2016. According to a news report in The Orange…
  • Jul 25

    Driver Charged with DUI in Los Angeles County Crash that Left 10 Injured

    Driver Charged with DUI in Los Angeles County Crash that Left 10 Injured
    Prosecutors filed criminal charges against an alleged drunk driver who caused a three-vehicle crash injuring 10 people including a toddler. According to a report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, 26-year-old Robert Anthony Lopez was charged…
  • Jul 5

    Horrific San Diego Hit-and-Run Crash Involves Suspected DUI Driver

    Horrific San Diego Hit-and-Run Crash Involves Suspected DUI Driver
    A man was killed in a horrific hit-and-run crash in Oceanside, which involved a driver who police say was under the influence. According to a news report on NBC San Diego, the crash occurred in the early morning on June 27, 2016 in the…
Rank this Week: 42

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 23

    Vertical Differentiation With Consumers Misperceptions And Information Disparitie

    Vertical Differentiation With Consumers Misperceptions And Information Disparitie
    Alberto Cavaliere (Department of Economics and Management, University of Pavia) and Giovanni Crea (Department of Economics and Management, University of Pavia) undertake Vertical Differentiation With Consumers Misperceptions And Information…
  • Aug 22

    (Non-)Insurance Markets, Loss Size Manipulation and Competition - Experimental Evidence

    (Non-)Insurance Markets, Loss Size Manipulation and Competition - Experimental Evidence
    Jeroen Hinloopen (Utrecht University, the Netherlands) and Adriaan R. Soetevent (University of Groningen, the Netherlands) examine (Non-)Insurance Markets, Loss Size Manipulation and Competition - Experimental Evidence. ABSTRACT: The common…
  • Aug 22

    Could competition always raise the risk of bank failure?

    Could competition always raise the risk of bank failure?
    Rodolphe Dos Santos Ferreira ; Teresa Lloyd-Braga ; and Leonor Modesto ask Could competition always raise the risk of bank failure? ABSTRACT: The debate between the 'competition-fragility' and 'competition-stability' views has been centered…
Rank this Week: 43

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 44

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: 45