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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/
  • Sep 3

    Thursday. Open thread

    Thursday. Open thread
    Here is a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 2

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    I have a list of 50 or so things to do before I move. I'm on number 3. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. I dumped the spam from the last week. I'll try to check it every night. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 2

    Not Your Average Narcos Review

    Not Your Average Narcos Review
    Did anyone watch "Narcos?" I was not impressed. They should have named it "Narcs" -- it's the story of two U.S. drug agents helping Colombia nab Escobar. It's not the story of Esobar, it's the agents' story, and it's got some... [[ This is a…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    FDLE agent gets five-day suspension, already served, in mortgage case

    FDLE agent gets five-day suspension, already served, in mortgage case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kathy Smith, a Key West-based Florida Department of Law Enforcement agent who had been suspended with pay since November 2014 following allegations of mortgage fraud, received a five-day suspension without pay from Aug.…
  • Sep 3

    Guilty Plea in Alabama Foreclosure Bid-Rigging Case

    Guilty Plea in Alabama Foreclosure Bid-Rigging Case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michael P. Barbour, a southern Alabama business man pled guilty for his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in southern Alabama.  Barbour admitted to…
  • Sep 3

    Father and Son Indicted Short Sale Buy-Back Scheme

    Father and Son Indicted Short Sale Buy-Back Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. George Bussanich Sr., 56, Park Ridge, New Jersey, and his son, George Bussanich Jr., 35, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, were arrested for engaging in a short sale buy-back scheme that used straw buyers and…
Rank this Week: 3

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 13

    Sex Offender Enactments Database

    Sex Offender Enactments Database
    Original Article This looks like an excellent resource for those who want to watch the sex offender laws. Sex offender policies continue to be on state legislative agendas. Some enactments respond to the federal Sex Offender Registration…
  • Jul 5

    How was your 4th?

    How was your 4th?
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Jeffrey: So it's the 4th of July once again. How do you feel about it? I'm sitting at home alone and feeling like an outsider. I don't…
  • Jul 5

    FL - American Horror

    FL - American Horror
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Mike: Megan's law is a sickening display of American law. After finding myself "tricked" by the state of Florida into becoming a…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Sep 3

    Tony Blair loses challenge against Daily Mail story – The Guardian

    Tony Blair loses challenge against Daily Mail story – The Guardian
    ‘The Independent Press Standards Organisation has rejected a complaint from Tony Blair seeking a retraction of a Daily Mail article that accused him of trying to “wriggle out” of an investigation by a committee of…
  • Sep 3

    High Court expedites hearing of contract dispute between Cornwall and BT – Local Government Lawyer

    High Court expedites hearing of contract dispute between Cornwall and BT – Local Government Lawyer
    The High Court will in December hold an expedited hearing of a dispute between Cornwall Council and BT over whether the local authority was entitled to terminate a major contract for material breach. Full story Local Government Lawyer, 2nd…
  • Sep 3

    Husband wins divorce fight over £20m car collection – The Guardian

    Husband wins divorce fight over £20m car collection – The Guardian
    ‘A solicitor representing a man who won a high court battle with his estranged wife over the ownership of a £20m classic car collection has praised the judge’s ruling.’ Full story The Guardian, 2nd September 2015…
Rank this Week: 5

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: 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/
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/
  • Sep 3

    Why Did A Top Law School Chancellor Abruptly Resign?

    Why Did A Top Law School Chancellor Abruptly Resign?
    More details in the departure of a prominent dean paint the picture of an overwhelmingly toxic relationship with faculty.
  • Sep 3

    Today’s Tech: ILTACON And IgniteLaw

    Today’s Tech: ILTACON And IgniteLaw
    I know you’ve been inundated with posts about ILTACON 2015 written by my esteemed colleagues here at Above the Law. So for the purpose of this post and to avoid redundancies, I’m going to buck the trend and focus on the wine…
  • Sep 3

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.03.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.03.15
    * Who could be mad at this cute little hamster? Oh, Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner for whom the toy was named... without her consent. [Jezebel] * You like song parodies. So checkout these law-based ones that are "funny to 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/
  • Sep 3

    [Sasha Volokh] Cato’s Constitution Day on Thursday, September 17

    [Sasha Volokh] Cato’s Constitution Day on Thursday, September 17
    Cato’s 14th Annual Constitution Day event will be two weeks from now: Thursday, September 17, at Cato’s offices in Washington, D.C. Here’s a link to the site, so you can register. I’ll be on the 2:15-3:30 panel on…
  • Sep 3

    [Sasha Volokh] Wrapping up judicial non-delegation

    [Sasha Volokh] Wrapping up judicial non-delegation
    I’ve recently been blogging about my new article, The Inherent-Powers Corollary: Judicial Non-Delegation and Federal Common Law, which I’ve posted to SSRN. Here’s a link to my last post, which contains the links to all…
  • Sep 3

    [David Post] In a dark corner of the Trans-Pacific Partnership lurks some pretty nasty copyright law

    [David Post] In a dark corner of the Trans-Pacific Partnership lurks some pretty nasty copyright law
    The extent to which our international obligations interact with — and may sometimes override — domestic law is a pretty fascinating one, and is, for any number of pretty obvious reasons, increasingly in the news. Here’s a…
Rank this Week: 9

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 3

    HRW: Turkish police abuse rebel detainee

    HRW: Turkish police abuse rebel detainee
    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] accused [news report] Turkish police of “disturbing abuse” Wednesday for their actions towards detainees in the renewed conflict with the Kurdish rebel forces [BBC…
  • Sep 3

    ASCA: Over 80,000 US prisoners in solitary confinement

    ASCA: Over 80,000 US prisoners in solitary confinement
    [JURIST] The Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA) [official website], in partnership with the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program at Yale Law School [website] released [press release] a report [PDF] Wednesday estimating…
  • Sep 3

    UN: France soldier accused of sex abuse in Central African Republic

    UN: France soldier accused of sex abuse in Central African Republic
    [JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein [official profile] announced [press release] Thursday that UN workers were informed on August 30 that a teenage girl in the Central African Republic (CAR) [BBC…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    A new legal cloud over same-sex marriage in Kentucky?

    A new legal cloud over same-sex marriage in Kentucky?
    Five deputy county clerks in Rowan County, Kentucky — the scene of the first major courthouse battle over a conflict between the Supreme Court’s view on same-sex marriage and religious objections to it —  told a federal…
  • Sep 3

    Judges predict foes will win on birth control mandate

    Judges predict foes will win on birth control mandate
    Five federal judges, breaking ranks with a rising number of their colleagues on the federal courts of appeals, predicted on Thursday that the federal health care law’s birth-control mandate ultimately will fall, when tested in the…
  • Sep 3

    Texas clinics challenge abortion limit

    Texas clinics challenge abortion limit
    Facing the prospect that Texas could soon have only ten sites throughout the state where women may seek abortions — a reduction from more than forty two years ago, a group of clinics and doctors has asked the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Sep 3

    Where’s Bernie?

    Where’s Bernie?
    Where Bernie Sanders stands on the issues. Where there are Bernie Sanders events near you. Backstory on above.
  • Sep 3

    U Miami Security Self-Surveillance App: Clever or Creepy?

    U Miami Security Self-Surveillance App: Clever or Creepy?
    UGuardian App :: UMPD Campus Safety: Miami has a new app which lets users phone quickly for campus cops, and also set a time to get from one place to another, during which ‘friends’ can monitor progress. And if the ……
  • Sep 2

    Trump in Your Head

    Trump in Your Head
    Folks from Miami make a video about Donald Trump: Could be better, but it’s a start and it has its moments. The Miami Herald has more details about whodunnit.
Rank this Week: 12

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Sep 3

    The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On

    The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On
    The federal government can no longer use controversial stingray devices to track mobile phone users without a warrant. The post The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On appeared first on WIRED.
  • Sep 3

    Chrysler Catches Flak for Patching Hack Via Mailed USB

    Chrysler Catches Flak for Patching Hack Via Mailed USB
    The company is asking its users to commit a security sin: Plugging a USB drive they receive in the mail into a sensitive computer. The post Chrysler Catches Flak for Patching Hack Via Mailed USB appeared first on WIRED.
  • Sep 3

    Snowden: Others Get Prosecuted for What Hillary Clinton Did

    Snowden: Others Get Prosecuted for What Hillary Clinton Did
    If anyone but Hillary Clinton had used a personal email server to send reportedly classified material, they would be prosecuted and lose their security clearance, Edward Snowden says. The post Snowden: Others Get Prosecuted for What Hillary…
Rank this Week: 13

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/
  • Sep 3

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Saying Sorry, Arbitration, FAA Drone Drill

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Saying Sorry, Arbitration, FAA Drone Drill
    Apologizing isn’t always the easiest thing in the world—whether that’s in your personal or work life. While Dan isn’t here to help with the former, he has a great post on the latter. Over on LXBN, Zosha profiles Tom…
  • Sep 2

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Google Logo, Chipotle, Tom Clancy’s Estate

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Google Logo, Chipotle, Tom Clancy’s Estate
    In big news yesterday, the page that is most people’s portal to the internet got a new look—that’s as Google updates its logo. But, with their new logo, will they trademark it? Kevin Hartley takes a look. Total posts on the…
  • Sep 1

    Top 10 Online Technology Mistakes Law Firms Make Today – Free LexBlog Webinar on September 16

    Top 10 Online Technology Mistakes Law Firms Make Today – Free LexBlog Webinar on September 16
    Registration is now open for LexBlog’s upcoming free webinar on law firm online technology. Join us to learn what you must do (or not do) to be perceived as a credible, with-the-times firm with minimal cyber risk. About the…
Rank this Week: 14

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

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
  • Sep 2

    OPINION: State v. Grave

    OPINION: State v. Grave
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – REVOCATION DA 13-0855, 2015 MT 262, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. STEVEN CRAIG GRAVES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Janousek

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Janousek
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 14-0140, 2015 MT 261N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RICHARD A. JANOUSEK, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Stanley

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Stanley
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 13-0727, 2015 MT 260N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. CURTIS WAYNE STANLEY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 16

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 1

    I have read and agree

    I have read and agree
    “iTunes just made me promise I had read a 20,552-word, 9-point contract — with 3,276 words in all caps — before I could buy a $1.29 song” [@mbutterick] Tags: Apple, music and musicians, shrinkwrap/EULAs I have read and…
  • Aug 31

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    Marcia Narine on D.C. Circuit’s recent ruling striking down part of Dodd-Frank conflict mineral disclosure rule [Business Law Prof] More on suit challenging constitutionality of FATCA, the law complicating many expatriates’ lives…
  • Aug 30

    The liability limit that created the modern online economy

    The liability limit that created the modern online economy
    A tribute to Section 230: “No other sentence in the U.S. Code, I would assert, has been responsible for the creation of more value than that one; if you have other candidates for that honor you think more worthy, please do share…
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 3

    Publication Trends in Library Reserves: A Quantitative Content Analysi

    Publication Trends in Library Reserves: A Quantitative Content Analysi
    Georgia Library Quarterly – Vol 52, No 3 (Summer 2015) – Denise Dimsdale, Georgia State University: “The purpose of this study is to investigate the peer-reviewed literature on library reserves in post-secondary institutions…
  • Sep 3

    American Criminal Record Exceptionalism

    American Criminal Record Exceptionalism
    Lapp, Kevin, American Criminal Record Exceptionalism (September 1, 2015). Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2654382 “In recent decades, criminal records have…
  • Sep 3

    Dietary Supplements Are Not All Safe and Not All Food

    Dietary Supplements Are Not All Safe and Not All Food
    Sax, Joanna, Dietary Supplements Are Not All Safe and Not All Food: How the Low Cost of Dietary Supplements Preys on the Consumer (September 1, 2015). American Journal of Law and Medicine, Vol. 41, No. 2&3, 2015. Available for download at…
Rank this Week: 18

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 19

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: 20

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    American Association for Justice (AAJ) Weighs in on Food Safety – Welcome Aboard

    American Association for Justice (AAJ) Weighs in on Food Safety – Welcome Aboard
    Food manufacturers have created dangerous production systems that are sending Americans to the hospital all too often, a new report today by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) says. Because... Continue Reading
  • Sep 3

    Seattle Updates Los Chilangos E. coli Outbreak to 10

    Seattle Updates Los Chilangos E. coli Outbreak to 10
    UPDATE 9/2: The investigation team is continuing to figure out where the E. coli O157 came from. We expected to find additional people who were exposed to the E. coli... Continue Reading
  • Sep 1

    Los Chilangos Food Truck Tied to E. coli Illnesse

    Los Chilangos Food Truck Tied to E. coli Illnesse
    KIRO’s Amy Clancy reports that Los Chilangos is a link to at least six E. coli cases in King and Snohomish Counties. Los Chilangos serves food at seven farmers markets... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 21

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: 22

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/
  • Sep 3

    Guam sex offenders to get chemical castration

    Guam sex offenders to get chemical castration
    9-3-15 Guam: HAGATNA, Guam — The Guam Legislature Thursday narrowly passed a bill for the creation of a pilot program to chemically castrate convicted sex offenders. The Chemical Castration for Sex Offenders Act passed 8-7, according to a…
  • Aug 28

    License plate reader led police to man who killed reporter, cameraman

    License plate reader led police to man who killed reporter, cameraman
    8-28-15 Virginia: "As soon as it was entered, it came up with a positive hit." The man who authorities said infamously killed two Virginia television journalists Wednesday was tracked down by police via license plate reader…
  • Aug 26

    Lobby Guard System Not Foolproof

    Lobby Guard System Not Foolproof
    8-26-15 North Dakota: Day two of a new school year in West Fargo, and for a new security system in West Fargo Schools and already there are problems. It’s called ‘Lobby Guard’, an electronic system promising an extra layer of security…
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
  • Sep 3

    In Turkey, Journalists Targeted Once Again

    In Turkey, Journalists Targeted Once Again
    In Turkey, the crackdown on independent journalism continues.  Mehmet Baransu is remains in jail, apparently a victim of the government’s crackdown on the Gulen Movement. He is one of many journalists in Turkey who have been…
  • Sep 3

    Time to End the Refugee Shame

    Time to End the Refugee Shame
    By Gauri van Gulik, Deputy Europe Director at Amnesty International A solemn moment of silence. The world over, this is the traditional response when lives are cut short by tragedy. It has also been a common response to tragedies in ……
  • Sep 1

    10 Years After Katrina, Many New Orleans Residents Permanently Displaced

    10 Years After Katrina, Many New Orleans Residents Permanently Displaced
    In marking the 10 years since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina reached the Gulf shores, it is the actions of government authorities since the storm that have been nearly as catastrophic for residents of the Gulf Coast. As highlighted by…
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

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/
  • Sep 3

    Brennan on Christian Constituitonalism

    Brennan on Christian Constituitonalism
    Patrick McKinley Brennan (Villanova University School of Law) has posted An Essay on Christian Constitutionalism: Building in the Divine Style, for the Common Good(s) (Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Sep 3

    Shanor on First Amendment Protections for Commercial Interest

    Shanor on First Amendment Protections for Commercial Interest
    Amanda Shanor (Yale Law School) has posted The New Lochner on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Commercial interests are increasingly laying claim, often successfully, to First Amendment protections. Once the mainstay of political liberty, the…
  • Sep 3

    Blutman on Customary International Law

    Blutman on Customary International Law
    László Blutman (University of Szeged - Faculty of Law) has posed Law in Mind: Towards an Explanatory Framework for Customary International Law (Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law 2014. Eleven Publishing, The Hague…
Rank this Week: 26

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Sep 2

    Colloquia/Workshops (Gainesville, FL)

    Colloquia/Workshops (Gainesville, FL)
    University of Florida Levin College of Law Yaric Brauner, University of Florida Levin College of Law to present BEPS Matter
  • Sep 2

    Polar Law Symposium — Fairbanks & Anchorage, AK

    Polar Law Symposium — Fairbanks & Anchorage, AK
    The Eighth Polar Law Symposium, The Science, Scholarship and Practice of Polar Law: Strengthening Arctic Peoples and Places, will be held Sept. 23-26, 2015, in Fairbanks (Sept. 23-24) and Anchorage...
  • Sep 2

    Public Universities & Colleges — Portland, OR

    Public Universities & Colleges — Portland, OR
    The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, University of Oregon, presents Oregon’s Public Universities and Colleges: Facing the Challenge Sept. 16, 2015, 1-6 pm. The event includes a panel...
Rank this Week: 27

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 28

    Herbalife is Not Like Vemma, Unless It I

    Herbalife is Not Like Vemma, Unless It I
    In light of the recent shutdown of multi-level marketing company Vemma (following allegations that it is a pyramid scheme),there has been much discussion of Herbalife. Is it a more legitimate MLM, or is it a pyramid scheme like Vemma and…
  • Aug 27

    MLMs as Pyramid Schemes (Vemma Shut Down)

    MLMs as Pyramid Schemes (Vemma Shut Down)
    Multi-level marketing companies – – MLMs for short – – go to great lengths to distance themselves from pyramid schemes. The Direct Selling Association (a lobbying group funded by multi-level marketing companies that…
  • Aug 19

    Lifestyle Analysis in Criminal Cases: Proving Income Without Full Documentation

    Lifestyle Analysis in Criminal Cases: Proving Income Without Full Documentation
    Both civil and criminal cases often involve an element of proving or disproving income of an individual or business. It is not unusual for a divorce case to include allegations of hidden income or assets. In contract disputes alleging the…
Rank this Week: 28

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
Rank this Week: 29

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 30

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Recalcitrant Kentucky County Clerk Jailed For Contempt; Deputies Will Issue Marriage License

    Recalcitrant Kentucky County Clerk Jailed For Contempt; Deputies Will Issue Marriage License
    In Ashland, Kentucky today, federal district judge David Bunning ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to be remanded to the custody of U.S. Marshals after she told the court that her religious objections to same-sex marriage prevent her from…
  • Sep 3

    EEOC Complaint Alleges Failure To Accommodate Muslim Flight Attendant

    EEOC Complaint Alleges Failure To Accommodate Muslim Flight Attendant
    According to Michigan Radio, a complaint was filed this week with the EEOC by  Charee Stanley, a Muslim flight attendant now on unpaid leave from ExpressJet.  When Stanley converted to Islam two years ago, she arranged for fellow…
  • Sep 3

    Case Again Examines NLRB Jurisdiction Over Religious College

    Case Again Examines NLRB Jurisdiction Over Religious College
    Last year in the Pacific Lutheran University case, the National Labor Relations Board developed a new test for when it will assert jurisdiction over a religiously-affiliated college. Even if the college holds itself out as providing a…
Rank this Week: 31

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: 32

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 3

    But It Seemed Like A Good Idea

    But It Seemed Like A Good Idea
    Exhibit A: Q: You were handed this flyer at orientation? A: Yes. Q: So you knew that “if she has touched alcohol, do not touch her.” A: Yes. Q: You saw her put the bottle of beer to her lips? A: Yes. Q: You saw her drink from the…
  • Sep 3

    Humble Pie

    Humble Pie
    At Defending People, Mark Bennett has finally pushed through his wall of disinterest, as reflected in his 72nd post of 2015* when he demonstrated his disinterest in unjustified police killings by writing about unjustified police…
  • Sep 2

    Liptak’s Cheap Shot

    Liptak’s Cheap Shot
    They set up a special room at Mohunk Mountain House, where I was staying when the Senate confirmation hearing was being held. There was a television, a big one for the time at 36 inches, at the front of the room, and chairs…
Rank this Week: 33

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: 34

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: 35

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Sep 2

    Actually, research shows that guns do kill people

    Actually, research shows that guns do kill people
    Franklin Zimring cited in Daily Commercial, August 29, 2015 Almost two decades ago, Franklin Zimring, a longtime researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, and a colleague, Gordon Hawkins, showed that the U.S. doesn’t have an…
  • Sep 2

    Police to institute sexual violence unit

    Police to institute sexual violence unit
    Kim Thuy Seelinger quoted in New Vision, August 26, 2015 “Most gender desks in police stations are manned by unqualified personnel who in most cases are reassigned to other duties, leaving gender violence cases unattended.” she…
  • Sep 2

    Worried biotech advocates swarm to prenatal testing fight

    Worried biotech advocates swarm to prenatal testing fight
    Peter Menell cited in The Recorder (registration required), August 27, 2015 “There is serious risk that failure to engage this issue at this juncture could set the patent system on a dire course,” say UC-Berkeley Law professor…
Rank this Week: 36

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 25

    How to Discharge Your Student Loans In Bankruptcy! Yes, It Can Be Done!

    How to Discharge Your Student Loans In Bankruptcy! Yes, It Can Be Done!
    Most people, both lawyers and non-lawyers, believe that filing bankruptcy does not result in a discharge of a student loan.   That, for the most part, is true under the 2005 Bankruptcy Act amendments.  The code, as amended, does not…
  • Apr 29

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015
    Harvey Miller may be the best bankruptcy practitioner of the last 50 years.  He died this week and the world is a lesser place without him. Miller was the all-star bankruptcy attorney in many of the most important bankruptcies and…
  • Mar 25

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.
    What happens when you surrender a home in bankruptcy?  Must you move the second a bankruptcy is filed?  Do they give you time to move or will your possessions be thrown out on the front lawn for the neighbors to view? When you…
Rank this Week: 37

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/
  • Sep 1

    Skateboarder Killed In Bell Hit-and-Run Crash

    Skateboarder Killed In Bell Hit-and-Run Crash
    Joshua Maldonado, 17, was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Bell after he was struck by a vehicle while skateboarding. According to a KTLA news report, the deadly collision occurred at the intersection of Bear and Gage avenues the night of…
  • Aug 28

    Man Killed In Brea Motorcycle Accident

    Man Killed In Brea Motorcycle Accident
    Trevor Huff, 21, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Brea, which also left two others injured. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred the night of August 25, 2015. Officials said Huff was riding…
  • Aug 24

    Pedestrian Accident In San Bernardino County Ends In DUI Arrest

    Pedestrian Accident In San Bernardino County Ends In DUI Arrest
    Alan Bell, 45, suffered major head injuries in a pedestrian accident in Highland, which officials say, involved a suspected DUI driver. According to a report in Highland News, the injury collision occurred the night of August 18, 2015 at the…
Rank this Week: 38

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    More On Law School Tuition Discounting

    More On Law School Tuition Discounting
    Following up on last week's post, Average Private Law School Tuition Discount Approaches 50%: preLaw, Which Law Schools Discount Tuition the Most?: What you see is not what you get when it comes to law school tuition. In fact, the average law…
  • Sep 3

    ABA Names Tanina Rostain 2015 Legal Rebel

    ABA Names Tanina Rostain 2015 Legal Rebel
    Tanina Rostain (Georgetown) has named a 2015 Legal Rebel by the ABA Journal: Professor Tanina Rostain has made a 180-degree turn in her work on the ethics of lawyering. For nearly 20 years she pushed to reform organizational pressures that…
  • Sep 3

    Registration Is Open For Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Right

    Registration Is Open For Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Right
    Registration is now open for the Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Rights in Washington, D.C. on November 18-19, 2015 (agenda): The National Taxpayer Advocate of the Internal Revenue Service is convening the Inaugural…
Rank this Week: 39

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Newport Beach Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal

    Newport Beach Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal
    Mohamad Ahmed Abdelwahhab, 36, was killed in a Newport Beach pedestrian accident after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a roadway. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred the night of…
  • Aug 28

    Man Killed In Newport Beach Pedestrian Accident

    Man Killed In Newport Beach Pedestrian Accident
    Darin Wells, 44, was killed in a Newport Beach pedestrian accident after a car struck him near a street intersection. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal collision occurred near Newport Boulevard south of…
  • Aug 24

    Four Injured In Fullerton DUI Crash

    Four Injured In Fullerton DUI Crash
    Four people were injured in a car crash in Fullerton, which officials say, was caused by a suspected DUI driver. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred when the driver of a BMW traveling south…
Rank this Week: 40

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: 41

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Sep 2

    Judge to Decide if Louisiana Can Ban Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

    Judge to Decide if Louisiana Can Ban Planned Parenthood from Medicaid
    Lawyers representing Louisiana and a regional affiliate of Planned Parenthood are facing off in federal court on Wednesday on the question of whether the state can ban the group from receiving Medicaid dollars.
  • Sep 2

    AM Roundup: State Department Strained by Clinton Lawsuit

    AM Roundup: State Department Strained by Clinton Lawsuit
    Law Blog rounds up the morning’s legal news.
  • Sep 1

    Uber Driver Lawsuit Just Got a Lot Bigger

    Uber Driver Lawsuit Just Got a Lot Bigger
    In a case that could potentially upend Uber's business model, a federal judge in California said a labor lawsuit against the ride-hailing company over how it classifies and pays its drivers can proceed as a class action.
Rank this Week: 42

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 2

    ESIL/PluriCourts Women in International Law Happy Hour

    ESIL/PluriCourts Women in International Law Happy Hour
    Friday 11 September 2015, from 17:30 to 19:30 Location: Domus Media, Kjerka (University of Oslo) Professor Cecilia M. Bailliet and Assistant Professor Chiara Giorgetti warmly welcome women interested in studying or practicing International…
  • Aug 22

    Read On! Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law

    Read On! Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law
    Simone Hutter, Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law, Brill / Nijhoff 2015 The media’s fondness for images of cracked earth and withered crops gives…
  • Aug 22

    Introducing Simone Hutter

    Introducing Simone Hutter
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Simone Hutter as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Simone is a legal analyst who supports ECOFACT’s environmental and social due diligence team with her expertise in human rights. Prior to…
Rank this Week: 43

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.
    Jack AyerProfessor EmeritusUCD Law SchoolJdayer@ucdavIs.eduBegin forwarded message:From: Jean Alvares <alvaresj@MAIL.MONTCLAIR.EDU>Date: July 10, 2015 at 3:45:26 AM PDTTo: CLASSICS-L@LSV.UKY.EDUSubject: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as…
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
Rank this Week: 44

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 45