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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/
  • Nov 20

    Five Guantanamo DetaineesTransfered to Georgia and Slovakia

    Five Guantanamo DetaineesTransfered to Georgia and Slovakia
    Five Guantantamo detainees, four from Yemen and one from Tunisia, have been transferred to Georgia and Slovakia. Obama has now transferred 100 detainees during his presidency. There are 143 detainees remaining at Gitmo. [[ This is a content…
  • Nov 20

    President Obama's Immigration Speech

    President Obama's Immigration Speech
    Airing now on CNN. Felons, not Families. Three components: More money for law enforcement at the border Easier and faster process for skilled workers to stay here Temporary relief against deportation for some undocumented immigrants …
  • Nov 19

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Business Partners Jailed for Ripping off Banks and Real Estate Investor

    Business Partners Jailed for Ripping off Banks and Real Estate Investor
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Melvin Russell “Rusty” Shields, 45, Granite Falls, North Carolina, and Michael Sims, 60, Gilroy, California, the founders of the S3 Partners, were sentenced to prison for investment fraud and fraudulently…
  • Nov 20

    Man Sent to Prison for Stealing Real Estate Investment Fund

    Man Sent to Prison for Stealing Real Estate Investment Fund
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Christopher Burhans, 65, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner to 37 months’ imprisonment, two years’ supervised release and $1,658,205 in…
  • Nov 20

    Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Cleveland Credit Union of $2.3M

    Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Cleveland Credit Union of $2.3M
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. John Struna, 52, Concord Township, Ohio, pleaded guilty to defrauding Taupa Lithuanian Credit Union. The defendant received $112,105 from a bank co-conspirator for the purchase of a condominium located in Ft. Myers,…
Rank this Week: 3

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 4

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

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

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry

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

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

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

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

    PA - Pennsylvania's Megan's Law mandate unfairly punishes offenders, court rule
    Original Article 10/14/2014 By Peter Hall Some of Pennsylvania's latest sex offender registration requirements run afoul of a constitutional ban on laws that create new penalties for people who have already paid for their crimes, the…
Rank this Week: 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/
  • Nov 20

    After Criticism, Fed Will Study Wall St. Oversight

    After Criticism, Fed Will Study Wall St. Oversight
    The Senate Banking Committee’s financial institutions subcommittee will hold a hearing on Friday to question whether bank regulators are too close to the firms they regulate.
  • Nov 20

    When Activist Investors Target Strong Companie

    When Activist Investors Target Strong Companie
    An outside perspective can be a powerful catalyst for improvement at underperforming companies. But for companies with effective management, the attacks are distracting, Bill George writes in the Another View column.
  • Nov 20

    Steven Cohen’s Firm to Stop Paying Bonuses for Best Trading Idea

    Steven Cohen’s Firm to Stop Paying Bonuses for Best Trading Idea
    Steven A. Cohen continues to take steps to send a message that his $10 billion family office will not run afoul of the law. His firm is ending the practice of "tagging" trades as best investment ideas.
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/
  • Nov 20

    HANGING WITH BRIAN SCOTT

    HANGING WITH BRIAN SCOTT
    @ Homestead-Miami Speedway Saturday, November 15, 2014
  • Nov 20

    I DON'T DO TIRES

    I DON'T DO TIRES
    @ Homestead-Miami Speedway Saturday, November 15, 2014
  • Nov 20

    WENT TO THE FARMHOUSE

    WENT TO THE FARMHOUSE
    Gary Rack's Farmhouse Kitchen @ Boca Raton, Florida
Rank this Week: 7

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Nov 20

    ATL’s Law Firm Ranking

    ATL’s Law Firm Ranking
  • Nov 20

    On-Campus With Elie: 3L Sues Firm For Being Elitist

    On-Campus With Elie: 3L Sues Firm For Being Elitist
    Just because it's unfair doesn't make it illegal.
  • Nov 20

    Non-Sequiturs: 11.20.14

    Non-Sequiturs: 11.20.14
    * Charles Manson is getting married. Have folks uncovered his registry yet? Or is this just hilarious trolling? [Lowering the Bar] * No, Tim Tebow did not get arrested soliciting a prostitute, no matter what your Facebook feed tells you.…
Rank this Week: 9

Indiana Real Property and…

Indiana Real Property and Environmental Law Report

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

http://indianarealpropertylaw.com/
  • Nov 19

    Morality and the Environment: from Keystone XL to Climate Change

    Morality and the Environment: from Keystone XL to Climate Change
    Legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline failed in the Senate on November 18. The measure was defeated 59-41, a single vote short of the super-majority necessary for passage.  All of the “no” votes…
  • Nov 18

    Fracking Saved Americans $248 Billion in 2013 — So Argues an American Petroleum Institute Study

    Fracking Saved Americans $248 Billion in 2013 — So Argues an American Petroleum Institute Study
    The war of words — and competing industry group commissioned studies — has just begun as we prepare for Republican vs. Democrat legislative battles on significant environmental issues. I suppose a kernel of truth can be found in…
  • Nov 17

    We’ll Always Have Plenty of Water, Right? Well, Maybe Not.

    We’ll Always Have Plenty of Water, Right? Well, Maybe Not.
    Evidence continues to mount that major water tables across the planet are being depleted.  From 60 Minutes on CBS: Lesley Stahl reports on new evidence that the Earth’s groundwater is being pumped out much faster than it can be…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Nov 20

    [Ilya Somin] Obama, immigration, and the rule of law

    [Ilya Somin] Obama, immigration, and the rule of law
    Opponents of President Obama’s recently announced plan to defer the deportation of up to 5 million undocumented immigrants argue that it undermines the rule of law. After all, they contend, the president is required to enforce federal…
  • Nov 20

    [Eugene Volokh] The Justice Department’s memorandum on deferring deportation of some categories of illegal alien

    [Eugene Volokh] The Justice Department’s memorandum on deferring deportation of some categories of illegal alien
    If you’re interested, here’s the Justice Department Office of Legal Counsel’s opinion titled, “The Department of Homeland Security’s Authority to Prioritize Removal of Certain Aliens Unlawfully Present in the…
  • Nov 20

    [Ilya Somin] Life imitates The Hunger Game

    [Ilya Somin] Life imitates The Hunger Game
    In a dramatic case of life deliberately imitating art, a number of students in Thailand were recently arrested for using the famous Hunger Games salute to express opposition to the country’s repressive government: What would Katniss do?…
Rank this Week: 11

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Nov 20

    Federal judge strikes down Montana same-sex marriage ban

    Federal judge strikes down Montana same-sex marriage ban
    [JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Montana [official website] ruled [order] Wednesday Montana's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional because it violates the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth…
  • Nov 20

    Uganda lawmakers draft new anti-gay bill

    Uganda lawmakers draft new anti-gay bill
    [JURIST] Ugandan politicians have drawn up new anti-gay legislation with cross-bench support to be presented before parliament by the end of the year, according to Thursday media reports. The new legislation comes nearly a year after the…
  • Nov 20

    ICC prosecutor contemplating war crimes charges against Islamic State fighters: report

    ICC prosecutor contemplating war crimes charges against Islamic State fighters: report
    [JURIST] The Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website], Fatou Bensouda [official profile], said in an interview [Sueddeutsche Zeitung report, in German] published Thursday that the ICC is contemplating…
Rank this Week: 12

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Harris v. Viegelahn 14-400 Issue: Whether, when a debtor in good faith converts a bankruptcy case to Chapter 7 after confirmation of a Chapter 13 plan, undistributed funds held by the Chapter 13 trustee…
  • Nov 20

    New same-sex marriage case at the Court

    New same-sex marriage case at the Court
    Lawyers for seven same-sex couples in Louisiana — some married, some seeking to marry — asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to review the case before it is decided in a federal appeals court.  The case, the lawyers argued,…
  • Nov 20

    Same-sex marriages can go ahead in South Carolina

    Same-sex marriages can go ahead in South Carolina
    With two Justices dissenting, the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to delay same-sex marriages in South Carolina, leaving intact a federal judge’s order that goes into effect at noon and strikes down the state’s ban. …
Rank this Week: 13

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Nov 20

    ICC Prosecutor on “Children and International Criminal Justice”

    ICC Prosecutor on “Children and International Criminal Justice”
    This silver anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child seems a fitting day to report on the “Children & International Criminal Justice,” the conference that brought to Athens, Georgia, more than 2 dozen experts…
  • Nov 17

    Work On! iCourts in Copenhagen offering international PhD scholarship

    Work On! iCourts in Copenhagen offering international PhD scholarship
    The Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) in Copenhagen, Denmark, is now offering PhD Scholarships. iCourts welcomes applications oriented toward the study of…
  • Nov 16

    Interactive web forum with 3 leading Arab women human rights defenders Nov. 20

    Interactive web forum with 3 leading Arab women human rights defenders Nov. 20
    On Thursday, 20 November at 4 pm GMT (11 am ET), Front Line Defenders, the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) and the Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) will present a live interactive…
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
  • Oct 25

    Como fiscalizar o processo eleitoral no dia da eleição presidencial

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

    Quer trabalhar conosco na área de Direito Digital ?

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

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe

    Relatório Justiça em Números deve ser referência para o PJe
    Há nove anos, os presidentes dos tribunais superiores entregaram ao então ministro da Justiça Márcio Thomaz Bastos uma proposta de modernização do Judiciário, sugerindo uma série de…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Nov 20

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: GMO Regulation, BofA at the Supreme Court, Crowdfunding Thanksgiving

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: GMO Regulation, BofA at the Supreme Court, Crowdfunding Thanksgiving
    Naturally, on the night we President Obama announces his efforts, we have no immigration reform posts in the Top 10. Think we’ve covered that enough so far, and will again soon. Instead, Brian Daughney has an interesting piece on…
  • Nov 19

    Is your law blog a Mashable or a New York Times?

    Is your law blog a Mashable or a New York Times?
    Do you approach blogging as covering all relevant news in your niche or covering your niche socially? There’s a big difference and you may be surprised as to which works better. In a talk before the Canadian Journalism Foundation,…
  • Nov 19

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Immigration Reform, SEC Annual Report, Fracking Regulation

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Immigration Reform, SEC Annual Report, Fracking Regulation
    The news we’ve all been expecting is finally here. Or, more accurately, the news that we will actually get the news is here. Word comes that President Obama will announce his action on immigration reform and boy do we have you covered…
Rank this Week: 16

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Nov 20

    Finally, a New Clue to Solve the CIA’s Mysterious Kryptos Sculpture

    Finally, a New Clue to Solve the CIA’s Mysterious Kryptos Sculpture
    In 1989, the year the Berlin Wall began to fall, American artist Jim Sanborn was busy working on his Kryptos sculpture, a cryptographic puzzle wrapped in a riddle that he created for the CIA’s headquarters and that has been driving…
  • Nov 20

    Julian Assange’s Appeal to Drop His Case Was Rejected By Swedish Court

    Julian Assange’s Appeal to Drop His Case Was Rejected By Swedish Court
    More than two years after Julian Assange sought protection at the Ecuadorian embassy in the UK, a Swedish court is still demanding he return to that country to face questioning in a sex crimes investigation. Today a Swedish appeals court…
  • Nov 20

    How the Dark Web’s New Favorite Drug Market Is Profiting From Silk Road 2’s Demise

    How the Dark Web’s New Favorite Drug Market Is Profiting From Silk Road 2’s Demise
    The eBay-style contraband bazaar Evolution has grown more than 50 percent in drug offerings since September. The post How the Dark Web’s New Favorite Drug Market Is Profiting From Silk Road 2’s Demise appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Nov 20

    Crowne & Provato on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation & Freedom of Speech

    Crowne & Provato on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation & Freedom of Speech
    Emir Crowne (University of Windsor - Faculty of Law) & Stephanie Provato have posted Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation: A Constitutional Analysis (John Marshall Journal of Information Technology & Privacy Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2014) on…
  • Nov 20

    Guiora on a Drone Court

    Guiora on a Drone Court
    Amos N. Guiora (University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law) & Jeffrey S. Brand (University of San Francisco - School of Law) have posted Establishment of a Drone Court: A Necessary Restraint on Executive Power (Forthcoming in The...
  • Nov 20

    Cohen on National versus Global Transplant Organ Allocation

    Cohen on National versus Global Transplant Organ Allocation
    I. Glenn Cohen (Harvard Law School) has posted Organs Without Borders? Allocating Transplant Organs, Foreigners, and the Importance of the Nation State (?) (Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 77, No. 3, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
Rank this Week: 18

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Nov 20

    Swedish Court Denies Assange Appeal

    Swedish Court Denies Assange Appeal
    A Swedish court has turned down Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's appeal against a detention order. His attorneys had argued that because he is currently in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, the order cannot be enforced against him. The…
  • Nov 18

    Reconciling Ownership of Copyright and Copie

    Reconciling Ownership of Copyright and Copie
    Aaron Perzanowski, Case Western Reserve School of Law, and Jason Schultz, New York University School of Law, are publishing Reconciling Intellectual & Personal Property in volume 90 of the Notre Dame Law Review. Here is the abstract.…
  • Nov 18

    Are Requests For Asylum Funny?

    Are Requests For Asylum Funny?
    The Guardian notes that Julian Assange's legal troubles are now fodder for a new BBC4 comedy called (of course) Asylum. Kayvan Novak will play the Assange character (it's not clear to me if that character will actually be Mr. Assange...
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Nov 18

    I Like This Study

    I Like This Study
    Electric shock study suggests we’d rather hurt ourselves than others: [A] new study that forced people into the dilemma of choosing between pain and profit finds that participants cared more about other people’s well-being than…
  • Nov 17

    Ello There

    Ello There
    I just joined Ello, the ad-free, public-spirited, clean-design alternative to Twitter. It’s pretty, and I like the spirit of the thing, but I’m not sure yet what I’ll do with it — many of the accounts there seem much…
  • Nov 14

    IAB’s Major Statement on Internet Privacy

    IAB’s Major Statement on Internet Privacy
    Looks like the IAB is being all Habermasian again: IAB Statement on Internet Confidentiality In 1996, the IAB and IESG recognized that the growth of the Internet depended on users having confidence that the network would protect their private…
Rank this Week: 20

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Multi-state Salmonella Cluster Under Investigation

    Multi-state Salmonella Cluster Under Investigation
    Boston’s Fox 25 News reports that Massachusetts state and federal health officials are looking into cases of salmonella that have been reported in multiple states. The Massachusetts Department of Health... Continue Reading
  • Nov 20

    Avocados Recalled After Positive Salmonella Test

    Avocados Recalled After Positive Salmonella Test
    Coral Beach of the Packer reports this morning that positive test results for salmonella contamination spurred Latin Specialties Inc., Houston, to recall 80 cases of whole avocados from Unity Groves... Continue Reading
  • Nov 15

    Egg Kings Face Jail and Fines for Salmonella Outbreak and Recall

    Egg Kings Face Jail and Fines for Salmonella Outbreak and Recall
    According to letters received by victims of the 2010 Salmonella Outbreak that sickened 2000 and forced the recall of 500,000,0000 eggs, U.S. District Judge Mark W. Bennett has scheduled a February... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 21

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 22

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • 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…
  • Nov 12

    A Message From StandDown

    A Message From StandDown
    StandDown will be closing our communications hub on November 14. No new posts will be added to this website, and no new e-mails will be posted to the Google Group after Friday. Both the Google Group archive of e-mails and...
  • Nov 12

    Juvenile LWOP Resentencings Ordered in South Carolina

    Juvenile LWOP Resentencings Ordered in South Carolina
    The South Carolina Supreme Court ruling in Aikens, et al v. Byars is available in Adobe .pdf format. Justice Kaye Hearn wrote for the Court: In this case brought in our original jurisdiction, fifteen inmates who were sentenced to life...
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Nov 20

    Registered sex offender arrested in Stark

    Registered sex offender arrested in Stark
    This law is insane, he was visiting a home not related to the school, no action on his part towards the school. Lawmakers in Louisiana are completely nuts! 11-20-2014 Louisiana: STARKS, LA (KPLC) - Authorities said a 28-year-old Starks…
  • Nov 19

    Watchdog: Feds still can't access state GPS data on sex offender

    Watchdog: Feds still can't access state GPS data on sex offender
    Two people have died and these state agents still have not taken the required course! Unbelievable.. 11-19-2014 California: A half-day course could have helped federal probation officers monitor two men accused in Orange County serial…
  • Nov 19

    Cloverdale Police Department introduces new app

    Cloverdale Police Department introduces new app
    11-19-2014 Indiana: CLOVERDALE -- Crime fighting is now at the fingertips of Cloverdale residents as the Cloverdale Police Department launched a smartphone app on Monday. The department is hoping that the new app, MyPD, will not only raise…
Rank this Week: 25

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
  • Nov 20

    OPINION: State v. Cleveland

    OPINION: State v. Cleveland
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 13-0512, 2014 MT 305, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JUSTIN ALLEN CLEVELAND, Defendant and Appellant.  
  • Nov 18

    OPINION: State v. Erickson

    OPINION: State v. Erickson
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 13-0312, 2014 MT 304, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. KENNETH A. ERICKSON, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Nov 18

    OPINION: State v. Erickson

    OPINION: State v. Erickson
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ENDANGERMENT-CRIMINAL DA 13-0312, 2014 MT 304, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. KENNETH A. ERICKSON, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 26

Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101

Covers securities enforcement, securities law and going public matters. By Hamilton & Associates.

http://www.securitieslawyer101.com/blog/
  • Sep 10

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

    Corporate Hijackings 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog
    Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Corporate hijackings, also known as corporate identity theft, of public shell companies has been around for more than a decade.  It  is a growing method used by fraudsters to acquire…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
      Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Going public is a big step for any company.  The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and…
  • Nov 20

    SEC Suspends Trading in Ebola Ticker

    SEC Suspends Trading in Ebola Ticker
    Going Public LawyerThe Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) suspended trading in four companies that claim to be developing products or services in response to the Ebola outbreak, citing a lack of publicly available…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 28

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Nov 20

    Polsky: A Compendium of Private Equity Tax Game

    Polsky: A Compendium of Private Equity Tax Game
    Gregg D. Polsky (North Carolina), A Compendium of Private Equity Tax Games: This paper will describe and analyze tax strategies, lawful and unlawful, used by private equity firms to minimize taxes. While one strategy — the use of “carried…
  • Nov 20

    Zelinsky: The Giving Pledge and Reform of the Estate Tax Charitable Deduction

    Zelinsky: The Giving Pledge and Reform of the Estate Tax Charitable Deduction
    Edward A. Zelinsky (Cardozo), Why the Buffett-Gates Giving Pledge Requires Limitation of the Estate Tax Charitable Deduction, 16 Fla. Tax Rev. 393 (2014): The Buffett-Gates Giving Pledge, under which wealthy individuals promise to leave a…
  • Nov 20

    Number of Ultra Rich Increased 6% in 2014

    Number of Ultra Rich Increased 6% in 2014
    Wealth-X and UBS World Ultra Wealth Report 2014: 12,040 new ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals were minted this year, pushing the global UHNW population to a record 211,275, a 6% increase from 2013. The combined wealth of the world’s…
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Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Nov 20

    “Pastors also have agreed… to preach environmentally focused sermons”

    “Pastors also have agreed… to preach environmentally focused sermons”
    In exchange for relief from a state-mandated stormwater remediation fee, and direct government subsidies to pay for property improvements intended to reduce runoff, some churches in Prince George’s County, Maryland have made an unusual…
  • Nov 19

    “American Law Is In A State Of Crisis”

    “American Law Is In A State Of Crisis”
    James DeLong, lawyer, author, astute analyst of regulation and longtime friend of Overlawyered, has begun writing for Forbes and this is his inaugural post. It’s short — go read it now. His second post is on “ObamaCare,…
  • Nov 19

    November 20 roundup

    November 20 roundup
    More Than You Wanted To Know: favorable review of new Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl Schneider book on failure of mandatory disclosure regimes [George Leef, Cato Regulation, PDF, related earlier here and here] Colorful allegations: “Tampa…
Rank this Week: 30

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Close enough for gummint work

    Close enough for gummint work
    So it seems that, as we'd already surmised, the reports of how many people actually bought ObamaPlans were, well, less than truthy:"A report by Bloomberg’s Alex Wayne revealed that the administration quietly lumped as many as 400,000…
  • Nov 20

    Unintentional Medical Tourism

    Unintentional Medical Tourism
    Before we begin, it's important to note that there's a LOT of information missing here. Of course, that hasn't stopped folks from piling on. As best we can tell, these are the bare facts:A 6-months pregnant Canadian woman took a personal trip…
  • Nov 20

    Health Wonk Review: Gobble, gobble edition

    Health Wonk Review: Gobble, gobble edition
    David Harlow presents a veritable brain-feast, replete with interesting, thought-provoking posts and mouth-watering illustrations.Enjoy!Original content copyright © InsureBlog
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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Nov 20

    IMF announces all online data free of charge effective January 1, 2015

    IMF announces all online data free of charge effective January 1, 2015
    Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF “…Finally, let me turn to another very important aspect of the IMF’s statistical work—data publication. We very much recognize the importance of data as a public good. In…
  • Nov 20

    The Transmission of Liquidity Shock

    The Transmission of Liquidity Shock
    IMF – The Transmission of Liquidity Shocks: The Role of Internal Capital Markets and Bank Funding Strategies, Philippe D Karam; Ouarda Merrouche; Moez Souissi; Rima Turk. November 19, 2014. “We analyze the…
  • Nov 20

    Subcommittee Finds Wall Street Commodities Actions Add Risk To Economy, Businesses, Consumer

    Subcommittee Finds Wall Street Commodities Actions Add Risk To Economy, Businesses, Consumer
    News release: “Wall Street banks have become heavily involved with physical commodities markets, increasing risks to financial stability, industry, consumers and markets, a two-year investigation by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on…
Rank this Week: 33

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: 32

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

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

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Nov 5

    UAVs and peacebuilding: Some thought

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

    Technology: Progress and Potential

    Technology: Progress and Potential
    An article I wrote for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s Building Peace magazine is now up on the web. In it, I look at both the significant progress around technologies to share vital information before and during a conflict or disaster,…
  • Sep 17

    Technology: Progress and Potential

    Technology: Progress and Potential
    An article I wrote for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s Building Peace magazine is now up on the web. In it, I look at both the significant progress around technologies to share vital information before and during a conflict or disaster,…
Rank this Week: 34

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 35

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

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

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 36

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Tourme Jouannet: A Short Introduction to International Law

    Tourme Jouannet: A Short Introduction to International Law
    Emmanuelle Tourme Jouannet (Sciences Po - Law) has published A Short Introduction to International Law (Cambridge Univ. Press 2014). Here's the abstract:In our globalised world the sources and actors of international law are many and its…
  • Nov 19

    Conference: Italy's Diplomatic and Parliamentary Practice in International Law

    Conference: Italy's Diplomatic and Parliamentary Practice in International Law
    On November 27, 2014, the blog Italy's Diplomatic and Parliamentary Practice in International Law will host a conference at the School of International Studies of the University of Trento. The program is here. Topics include: "Reflections on…
  • Nov 19

    New Issue: Europa Ethnica

    New Issue: Europa Ethnica
    The latest issue of Europa Ethnica (2014, nos. 3/4). Contents include:Indigene Völker und Vereinte NationenAsbjørn Eide, United Nations standard-setting regarding rights of minorities and indigenous peoples Dan Kuwali &…
Rank this Week: 37

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    CAFC reverses Judge Robinson of D. Del. in VERSATA case

    CAFC reverses Judge Robinson of D. Del. in VERSATA case
    Of note in the CAFC decision:While we typically review district court decisions onmotions to stay for abuse of discretion, the AIA alsoprovides this court authority “to conduct more searchingreview of decisions to stay pending CBM…
  • Nov 20

    Google agrees to settle with Rockstar

    Google agrees to settle with Rockstar
    In a post titled Google, Rockstar agree to settle patent litigation: filing , Reuters reported on 20 November 2014In October last year, Rockstar sued Google and several handset manufacturers whose phones operate on Google's Android…
  • Nov 20

    The interplay of plagiarism accusations and FERPA

    The interplay of plagiarism accusations and FERPA
    Note the report in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hearing officer, UIC clear CSU official of plagiarism, in the Angela Henderson matter. The report contains the following textUIC is accused of violating the federal Family Educational Rights and…
Rank this Week: 38

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    House Holds Hearings On Religious Accommodation In Military

    House Holds Hearings On Religious Accommodation In Military
    Yesterday, the Military Personnel Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on Religious Accommodations in the Armed Services. The full texts of the prepared statements of five witnesses, plus statements…
  • Nov 20

    Ten North Carolina Magistrates Leave Over Performing Same-Sex Marriage

    Ten North Carolina Magistrates Leave Over Performing Same-Sex Marriage
    Time Warner News reported yesterday that in North Carolina, at least ten magistrates resigned or took early retirement last month because of their opposition to performing same-sex marriages. On Oct. 14, the North Carolina Administrative…
  • Nov 20

    Court Upholds College's Vaccination Requirement Over Free Exercise Challenge

    Court Upholds College's Vaccination Requirement Over Free Exercise Challenge
    In George v. Kankakee Community College, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 160737 (CD IL, Nov. 17, 2014), an Illinois federal district court adopted a magistrate's recommendations (2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 161379, Oct. 27, 2014) and dismissed a…
Rank this Week: 39

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 40

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Nov 20

    17th International Conference on Competition, Berlin, 25 – 27 March 2015

    17th International Conference on Competition, Berlin, 25 – 27 March 2015
    17th International Conference on Competition, Berlin, 25 – 27 March 2015 The International Conference on Competition is one of the most renowned international events dealing with competition law issues. At this conference, the heads of…
  • Nov 20

    The Optimal Sequence of Costly Mechanism

    The Optimal Sequence of Costly Mechanism
    Hanzhe Zhang (Department of Economics, University of Chicago) lays out The Optimal Sequence of Costly Mechanisms. ABSTRACT: An impatient, risk-neutral monopolist must sell one unit of an indivisible good within a fixed number of periods and…
  • Nov 20

    One-Leader and Multiple-Follower Stackelberg Games with Private Information

    One-Leader and Multiple-Follower Stackelberg Games with Private Information
    Tomoya Nakamura, Osaka University describes One-Leader and Multiple-Follower Stackelberg Games with Private Information. ABSTRACT: This study analyzes one-leader and multiple-follower Stackelberg games with demand uncertainty. We demonstrate…
Rank this Week: 41

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

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

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 18

    Rolling Intelligence: Enterprise-Level Paying It Forward

    Rolling Intelligence: Enterprise-Level Paying It Forward
    By John MartinRolling intelligence is the enterprise-level equivalent of pay it forward. Effort invested in one business unit, functional area, or type of document storage to visually classify documents benefits the other units, areas,…
  • Nov 17

    Visualizing Data in a Predictive Coding Project – Part Two

    Visualizing Data in a Predictive Coding Project – Part Two
    By Ralph LoseyThis is part two of my presentation of an idea for visualization of data in a predictive coding project.Please read part one first.As most of you already know, the ranking of all documents according to their probable…
  • Nov 16

    TAR in the Courts: A Compendium of Case Law about Technology Assisted Review

    TAR in the Courts: A Compendium of Case Law about Technology Assisted Review
    By Bob AmbrogiMagistrate Judge Andrew Peck It is less than three years since the first court decision approving the use of technology assisted review in e-discovery. “Counsel no longer have to worry about being the ‘first’…
Rank this Week: 42

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Nov 20

    Obama Immigration Plan Could Ease Court Backlog

    Obama Immigration Plan Could Ease Court Backlog
    Immigration lawyers say President Barack Obama's immigration actions could give some relief to the nation's beleaguered immigration courts, whose backlog of pending cases has swelled to more than 420,000.
  • Nov 20

    Utah Considers Bringing Back the Firing Squad

    Utah Considers Bringing Back the Firing Squad
    [wsj-video guid="3B0F9912-451A-4065-9DBD-83277053F752"] Utah is considering bringing back the firing squad, the latest state to  propose laws to revive older execution methods, in the event that lethal-injection becomes infeasible.…
  • Nov 20

    FCC Lays Groundwork for More Curbs on Prisoner Call Rate

    FCC Lays Groundwork for More Curbs on Prisoner Call Rate
    Regulators are considering banning payments made by telecommunications companies to states for the exclusive rights to provide call services in their prisons and jails, the latest effort by the Federal Communications Commission to rein in…
Rank this Week: 43

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
  • Nov 20

    Attacks Continue against Honduran Rights Activist

    Attacks Continue against Honduran Rights Activist
    The murder on November 11, 2014 of Juan Ángel López Miralda, a human rights activist and former leader in the peasant movement in Honduras, follows a troubling pattern of abuses against human rights defenders in the region.
  • Nov 12

    Indigenous Women Need Your Help

    Indigenous Women Need Your Help
    By Cindy Ko and Adotei Akwei It is time for the Obama administration to ensure implementation of standardized sexual assault policies aimed at helping ensure that Indigenous survivors of sexual violence  can access medical treatment and…
  • Nov 9

    Noose tightening around NGOs in Egypt

    Noose tightening around NGOs in Egypt
    The noose is tightening around Egypt’s non-governmental organizations (NGOs). These Egyptian NGOs — essentially what we call “nonprofits” in the US – focus on everything from human rights to other important…
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Nov 20

    CALI Conference for Law School Computing – Denver, CO

    CALI Conference for Law School Computing – Denver, CO
    The 2015 Conference for Law School Computing will be June 18-20, 2015, at University of Denver Sturm College of Law. The conference website with sessions proposal forms, registration and travel...
  • Nov 20

    CFP: Emerging Family Law Scholars Workshop – Champaign, IL

    CFP: Emerging Family Law Scholars Workshop – Champaign, IL
    The University of Illinois College of Law is organizing the inaugural Harry Krause Emerging Family Law Scholars Workshop on Monday, January 19, 2015. “The workshop is an opportunity for junior...
  • Nov 19

    November 20, 2014 Lecture

    November 20, 2014 Lecture
    Santa Clara University Markkula Center for Applied Ethics and the High Tech Law Institute present Ethical Hacking: A Panel Discussion featuring panelists Marisa Fagan (Bugcrowd), Manju Mude (Splunk), Seth Schoen...
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