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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/
  • May 24

    Sunday Night Open Thread

    Sunday Night Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. Here it is, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • May 24

    Sunday TV Watching

    Sunday TV Watching
    It's been raining and cold in Denver for days. Perfect activity for being indoors on a holiday weekend: Watching the final 24 episodes of Season 1 of El Cartel, aka Cartel De Los Sapos (Cartel of the Snitches.) Unimas has been re-airing…
  • May 24

    India Prepares 28k Chargesheet Against Shami Witne

    India Prepares 28k Chargesheet Against Shami Witne
    The Bangladore Police say they will file charges against Mehdi Masroor Biswas, aka @Shami Witness, next week. We have finally received the MHA’s approval. Now, we will file the chargesheet against him next week. We have built a solid…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 22

    Mortgage Broker Pleads Guilty to Procuring Fraudulent Loan

    Mortgage Broker Pleads Guilty to Procuring Fraudulent Loan
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jason Calabrese, 43, Watertown, Connecticut, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven, Connecticut, to his involvement in a series of fraudulent mortgage loan applications. According to…
  • May 21

    Contractor and Bookkeeper Sent to Prison for Ripping Off Borrower

    Contractor and Bookkeeper Sent to Prison for Ripping Off Borrower
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Paxton Jeffrey Anderson, 44, Montevideo, Minnesota, and Joseph John Plany, 42, Hutto, Texas, were sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Susan R. Bolton to eight years and four years in prison, respectively, and ordered…
  • May 21

    Real Estate Investor Admits Rigging Bids at Foreclosure Auction

    Real Estate Investor Admits Rigging Bids at Foreclosure Auction
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Eric Hulsman, a Georgia real estate investor, pleaded guilty to his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Georgia. Felony charges against the defendant were…
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/
  • May 22

    EVENT – The Guardian – Jeremy Hutchinson & Alan Rusbridger: The case for liberty

    EVENT – The Guardian – Jeremy Hutchinson & Alan Rusbridger: The case for liberty
    ‘Jeremy Hutchinson was the greatest criminal barrister of the 1960s, 70s and 80s and his cases through that period changed society forever. From the sex and spying scandals that brought down Macmillan’s government, to his defence…
  • May 22

    The difference between ‘affirmation’ and ‘oath’ – BBC New

    The difference between ‘affirmation’ and ‘oath’ – BBC New
    ‘That most time-consuming of the traditional rituals surrounding the UK Parliament, the swearing in of all the MPs, has become an emblem of the changing shape of British society. A ceremony originally designed for exclusion – to…
  • May 22

    Phone hacking at Trinity Mirror ‘widespread’ for a decade, says judge – The Guardian

    Phone hacking at Trinity Mirror ‘widespread’ for a decade, says judge – The Guardian
    ‘Phone hacking at the tabloid publisher Trinity Mirror was “widespread and frequent” for a decade, a high court judge has ruled as he ordered the company to pay a record £1.2m in privacy damages to eight victims,…
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 7

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015
    This is Once Fallen's video and commentary on the Rally In Tally, a collaborative effort between various organizations within the Anti-Registry Movement (ARM). The purpose of the rally was to bring a bold message to one of the strongholds of…
  • May 7

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach

    FL - Couple Gets 15 YEARS In Prison For Having Sex On Florida Beach
    A couple in Florida is facing fifteen years in prison after they were caught having sex on a public beach. The incident happened at Bradenton Beach and apparently there was a number of witnesses including children. Ana Kasparian and Cenk…
  • Apr 22

    Sentence Extended

    Sentence Extended
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By No Chance: I was sentenced to 8 months for "Sexual Assault of a Child" 15 years ago. Since then I have had many people give me a chance.…
Rank this Week: 4

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • May 25

    In Cable Deal, Charter Seeks Its Legitimacy

    In Cable Deal, Charter Seeks Its Legitimacy
    Charter Communications’ $55 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is aimed at helping fulfill Charter’s long-held strategy to become a legitimate national player in the industry.
  • May 25

    With Money Drying Up, Greece Is All but Bankrupt

    With Money Drying Up, Greece Is All but Bankrupt
    The government’s call to conserve funds has been far-reaching, with cities sending any surplus cash to Athens, while hospitals and schools face strict orders not to hire people.
  • May 25

    Charter Said to Be Near Deal to Buy Time Warner Cable

    Charter Said to Be Near Deal to Buy Time Warner Cable
    The $55 billion takeover could be announced as soon as Tuesday, said people with direct knowledge of the talks.
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/
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 25

    Suspected Islamic State activists arrested in Bangladesh

    Suspected Islamic State activists arrested in Bangladesh
    [JURIST] [JURIST] A Bangladeshi police official on Monday said that Bangladeshi police have arrested two suspected members of the Islamic State (IS) [JURIST backgrounder] on suspicion that the pair were planning to fight for IS in Syria.…
  • May 25

    UN peace conference on Yemen indefintely postponed

    UN peace conference on Yemen indefintely postponed
    [JURIST] Three Yemeni officials on Sunday said they were notified that the UN-sponsored peace conference designed to establish peace in Yemen has been indefinitely postponed. The conference was scheduled to begin [Al Jazeera report] on…
  • May 25

    UN urges Lebanon to select president

    UN urges Lebanon to select president
    [JURIST] United Nations [official website] Special Coordinator Sigrid Kaag on Monday, urged [press release] leaders in Lebanon to end their political divisions in order to pick a new president, warning that the year-long debate over the…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 22

    This week at the Court

    This week at the Court
    On Monday the Court will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. On Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the Court’s May 20 Conference, followed by one or more opinions at 10. We will begin live-blogging shortly before…
  • May 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is:
  • May 22

    Updating the Court on the birth-control mandate

    Updating the Court on the birth-control mandate
    The Obama administration notified the Supreme Court on Thursday of two more of its appeals-court victories in the running legal battles over religious groups’ protests against the new birth-control mandate in the federal…
Rank this Week: 11

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 12

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/
  • May 25

    Tracking Protection Greatly Speeds Firefox

    Tracking Protection Greatly Speeds Firefox
    Firefox’s optional Tracking Protection reduces load time for top news sites by 44%. How to turn on Tracking Protection: In the Location bar, type about:config and press Enter. The about:config “This might void your…
  • May 24

    No Joke

    No Joke
    As The Wall Street Journal recently reported, “There’s an Uber for everything now. Washio is for having someone do your laundry, Sprig and SpoonRocket cook your dinner and Shyp will mail things out so you don’t have to brave…
  • May 23

    Ireland Embraces Marriage Equality

    Ireland Embraces Marriage Equality
    Videos like this carry the day in Ireland’s referendum: How long before the entire US catches up?
Rank this Week: 13

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Just yoking.

    Just yoking.
  • May 25

    At Abby's Café...

    At Abby's Café...
    ... talk about whatever you want. (Note: Moderation is on this morning. Sorry!)More pictures of Abby at The Puparazzo, here. Also new over there, a Corgi and a white German Shepherd.
  • May 25

    "George was also very depressed and told his mother that his life was so wretched that he would rather die."

    "George was also very depressed and told his mother that his life was so wretched that he would rather die."
    ''She said, 'So look George, if your life is so wretched, just go and shoot yourself.' So George went to the basement, stuck a .22-caliber rifle in his mouth and pulled the trigger.''The bullet didn't kill him. It cured him. Not that the…
Rank this Week: 14

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • May 23

    The Senate Fails to Reform NSA Spying, Votes Against USA Freedom Act

    The Senate Fails to Reform NSA Spying, Votes Against USA Freedom Act
    A last-minute bid to reform NSA spying before lawmakers break for a week-long recess failed early Saturday morning after hours of debate and filibuster overnight when Senate lawmakers voted 57-42 against the USA Freedom Act. Senator Mitch…
  • May 20

    New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Site

    New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Site
    A critical vulnerability has been uncovered by security researchers. The post New Critical Encryption Bug Affects Thousands of Sites appeared first on WIRED.
  • May 20

    Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversation

    Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversation
    Pranksters are planting recorders around New York city, retrieving the tapes, and embedding the resulting audio on their website. The post Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversations appeared…
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/
  • May 24

    Blogging is about you, the blogger, not the copy

    Blogging is about you, the blogger, not the copy
    You cannot tell it today, but one of the first books I bought when I started blogging back in 2003 was “On Writing Well” by William Zinsser. Zissner died earlier this month at age 92. The New York Times’ Douglas Martin…
  • May 23

    Where do you find niche areas for legal blog and business?

    Where do you find niche areas for legal blog and business?
    I was scrolling through my RSS feeds this afternoon and noticed the headline “Plaintiff’s lawyers take a liking to employee defamation claims.” The Recorder’s Marissa Kendall (@marisakendall) was reporting on a growth…
  • May 22

    Could Facebook become a model for legal citations?

    Could Facebook become a model for legal citations?
    John Barker (@contentbarker), Vice President of Strategy & Competitive Intelligence for Wolters Kluwer, asked this week, “What Can Legal Citators Learn from Facebook?“ Barker’s point being that social…
Rank this Week: 16

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: 17

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: 18

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • May 25

    Suing the Ivies over discrimination against Asian-American

    Suing the Ivies over discrimination against Asian-American
    “A coalition of more than 60 Asian-American groups filed a federal discrimination complaint against Harvard University, claiming racial bias in undergraduate admissions.” A chance to find out how serious the university…
  • May 25

    Doing online “reputation management”?

    Doing online “reputation management”?
    Don’t do it this way, advises Eric Goldman. Tags: libel slander and defamation, nastygrams Doing online “reputation management”? is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
  • May 24

    “N.J. Supreme Court to Decide if Leaving Kid in Car for a Few Minutes Equals Child Abuse”

    “N.J. Supreme Court to Decide if Leaving Kid in Car for a Few Minutes Equals Child Abuse”
    On a cool and overcast day, a mother in New Jersey left her sleeping child in a running car for a few minutes to enter a store, with no injurious consequences — except that she herself was tossed onto a child abuse registry. She is now…
Rank this Week: 19

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day - 2015

    Memorial Day - 2015
    We Will Remember You!
  • May 25

    Columbia lawmaker pushes for juvenile sex offender registry reform

    Columbia lawmaker pushes for juvenile sex offender registry reform
    5-25-15 South Carolina: COLUMBIA — A South Carolina lawmaker is on a mission to change the way the state treats juvenile sex offenders. House Minority Leader Rep. Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, has introduced a bill that would allow teens…
  • May 25

    Sex offender registry does more harm than good

    Sex offender registry does more harm than good
    5-25-15 Michigan: Michigan's law — and some others across the nation — have come under fire as overly broad, vague and potentially unconstitutional, a Free Press article last Sunday explained. Research also suggests registries do little…
Rank this Week: 20

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 25

    Women and Men of Harvard Law School: Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study

    Women and Men of Harvard Law School: Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study
    Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession – Women and Men of Harvard Law School: Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study, 2015 “Introduction – There is widespread consensus that the legal profession stands at…
  • May 25

    Justice Department Releases Drone Privacy Guidance

    Justice Department Releases Drone Privacy Guidance
    EPIC – “The Justice Department has released extensive “Policy Guidance” for the use of drones by federal agencies. The Guidance bans the use of drones to monitor activities protected by the First Amendment, requires…
  • May 25

    Report – $36M Command Control Facility in Afghanistan: Unwanted, Unneeded, and Unused

    Report – $36M Command Control Facility in Afghanistan: Unwanted, Unneeded, and Unused
    SIGAR – Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction May 2015 SIGAR-15-57-SP $36 Million Command and Control Facility at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan: Unwanted, Unneeded, and Unused “SIGAR found that DoD requested…
Rank this Week: 21

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 22

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: 23

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
  • May 20

    OPINION: Estate of Gleason v. Central United

    OPINION: Estate of Gleason v. Central United
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – PROBATE DA 13-0644, 2015 MT 140, THE ESTATE OF JUDITH K. GLEASON, and JAN GREGSON and JAMES GLEASON, as Personal Representatives of the Estate of…
  • May 20

    OPINION: Kent v. City of Columbia Fall

    OPINION: Kent v. City of Columbia Fall
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – NEGLIGENCE DA 14-0309, 2015 MT 139, SARA KENT, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of CASEY KENT, deceased, and as guardian for their…
  • May 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Curry

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Curry
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0486, 2015 MT 138N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. WILLIAM ROBERT CURRY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

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: 26

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/
  • May 25

    Campbell on Conditionality & Severability

    Campbell on Conditionality & Severability
    Tom Campbell (Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law) has posted Conditionality as Opposed to Severability (Emory Law Journal Online, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Fowler School of Law Dean (Chapman University) and…
  • May 25

    Berman on Global Legal Pluralism

    Berman on Global Legal Pluralism
    Paul Schiff Berman (George Washington University - Law School) has posted From Legal Pluralism to Global Legal Pluralism (Law, Society and Community Socio-Legal Essays in Honour of Roger Cotterrell, Richard Nobles & David Schiff, ed.,…
  • May 25

    Hofmann on Trust & Internet Governance

    Hofmann on Trust & Internet Governance
    Jeanette Hofmann (Social Science Research Centre Berlin) has posted Constellations of Trust and Distrust in Internet Governance (Hofmann, Jeanette (2015), Constellations of Trust and Distrust in Internet Governance, in: Report of the Expert…
Rank this Week: 27

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 25

    Consumer Search With Chain Store

    Consumer Search With Chain Store
    Sergey Kuniavsky, Munich Graduate School of Economics, writes on Consumer Search With Chain Stores. ABSTRACT: The Stahl model is one of the most applied consumer search models, with many applications and an empirical background. The present…
  • May 25

    Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage

    Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage
    ITO Koichiro, RIETI and Mar REGUANT, Stanford GSB theorize about Sequential Markets, Market Power and Arbitrage. ABSTRACT: We develop a theoretical framework to characterize strategic behavior in sequential markets under imperfect competition…
  • May 24

    Today is the holiday of Shavuot and my kids have linked the giving of the Ten Commandments to Antitrust!

    Today is the holiday of Shavuot and my kids have linked the giving of the Ten Commandments to Antitrust!
    Today is Shavuot (Feast of Weeks or the Pentecost to use the ancient Greek term) - the Jewish holiday to commemorate when God gave the Ten Commandments (and Torah) to the Israelites in the Sinai. The girls asked why 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
  • May 24

    Travaux du Comité Français de Droit International Privé

    Travaux du Comité Français de Droit International Privé
    The release of the latest volume of the Travaux du Comité Français de DIP, 2013-2014, has just been announced. These are the contributions therein: Olivier CACHARD Les conventions uniformes régissant les transports…
  • May 23

    Conference on Extraterritorial Application of EU Law 18-19 June (Vigo, Spain)

    Conference on Extraterritorial Application of EU Law 18-19 June (Vigo, Spain)
    The Spanish Association of Professors of International Law and International Relations is hosting a conference on The Extraterritorial Application of EU Law in Vigo (Spain) the 18th and 19th of June 2015. The conference is structured in 8…
  • May 22

    2nd Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture and Kosmos-Dialogue

    2nd Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture and Kosmos-Dialogue
    On June 1, 2015, the Yale – Humboldt Consumer Law Lecture will be held for the second time at Humboldt-University Berlin. In this annual lecture series, up to three scholars from Yale Law School  and other leading US-Law Schools…
Rank this Week: 29

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • May 25

    Lifestyle Analysis in Family Law Case

    Lifestyle Analysis in Family Law Case
    This article was originally printed in the ABA Section of Family Law eNewsletter, November 2011. One of the chief concerns in a divorce or child custody case is identifying the true income of one or both of the parties. It is not unusual for…
  • May 21

    Starting a Case as an Expert Witne

    Starting a Case as an Expert Witne
    Tracy Coenen talks about the steps she takes when she starts a new expert witness case. What documents should you ask for? What should you evaluate first?
  • May 20

    Man on Top, a Film About Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)

    Man on Top, a Film About Multi-Level Marketing (MLM)
    Man on Top is a documentary about multi-level markeing (MLM). It being directed and produced by Paul Mathieu. The film tells the story of MLM and how it has cheated consumers out of billions of dollars with its fake business opportunity: Man…
Rank this Week: 30

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 23

    Go On! Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers Conference

    Go On! Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers Conference
    For those of you in the Washington, D.C. area June 1-2, the American Red Cross will be hosting a 2-day conference entitled Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers addressing emerging frontiers of humanitarian action, including service to…
  • May 20

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law

    The Need to De-Link RtoP from International Criminal Law
    In an article in the most recent volume of the Virginia Journal of International Law (http://www.vjil.org/articles/when-are-international-crimes-just-cause-for-war), I explore the relationship between the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP)…
  • May 20

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman

    Welcoming back Margaret deGuzman
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome back previous IntLawGrrls contributor Margaret M. deGuzman. Meg is associate professor of law at Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, where she teaches criminal law,…
Rank this Week: 31

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 32

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 33

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
  • May 21

    Victory for Rafael Marques and Freedom of Expression in Angola!

    Victory for Rafael Marques and Freedom of Expression in Angola!
    Today Angolan journalist and human rights defender Rafael Marques walked out of court a free man. He was facing over 10 years in prison and a fine of $1.2 million US dollars but all charges were dropped.
  • May 20

    The State of LGBT Human Rights Worldwide

    The State of LGBT Human Rights Worldwide
    Across the globe, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people (LGBT) continue to face endemic violence, legal discrimination, and other human rights violations on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity. As we move from…
  • May 20

    Nebraska, Tsarnaev, and the United States’ dwindling use of the death penalty

    Nebraska, Tsarnaev, and the United States’ dwindling use of the death penalty
    At first blush, Nebraska lawmakers' stunning passage of a bill to abolish the death penalty in their state and the death sentence handed down to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the Boston Marathon bombings may seem at odds. But appearances can be…
Rank this Week: 34

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

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

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 35

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 24

    Causation Anonymity in Group Police Misconduct: No Conviction, No Justice, No Peace

    Causation Anonymity in Group Police Misconduct: No Conviction, No Justice, No Peace
    Here in Cleveland, tensions are running high as the City reacts to a judge's decision, following a bench trial, that Police Officer Michael Brelo is not guilty of voluntary manslaughter or the lesser-included offense of felonious assault in…
  • May 23

    Preclusion, ascertainability, and civil rights classe

    Preclusion, ascertainability, and civil rights classe
    On this post about class certification in the Alabama marriage litigation, commenter "Hash" began an exchange about the scope of that class, whether it was properly defined, whether it was "ascertainable," and whether it…
  • May 22

    Fourth Circuit Highlights Circuit Spit on Legal Standard for Retaliation Claims in Employment Case

    Fourth Circuit Highlights Circuit Spit on Legal Standard for Retaliation Claims in Employment Case
    In Foster v. Univ. of Md.-E. Shore, No. 14-1073 (4th Cir. May 21, 2015), the Fourth Circuit identified a circuit split on the applicability of the McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting paradigm for cases alleging Title VII retaliatory action in…
Rank this Week: 36

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Court Orders Another Election For Small Church's Board

    Court Orders Another Election For Small Church's Board
    In Rock Church, Inc. v. Venigalla, (NY York Co. Sup. Ct., May 14, 2015), a New York state trial court rejected a challenge to its jurisdiction over a disputed election in a small church whose some 30 members were split over whether to…
  • May 25

    Official Results and Reactions To Ireland's Marriage Equality Referendum

    Official Results and Reactions To Ireland's Marriage Equality Referendum
    The official results of Ireland's referendum last Friday (see prior posting) that approved same-sex marriage was 62.07% yes and 37.93% no. (60.52% of the voters turned out for the election,) In a speech on Saturday (full text) welcoming the…
  • May 22

    Obama Addresses Synagogue For Jewish American Heritage Month [corrected]

    Obama Addresses Synagogue For Jewish American Heritage Month [corrected]
    President Obama this morning delivered a 30-minute address (full text) at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. to mark Jewish Heritage Month. Here is an excerpt from his wide-ranging speech:Now, I wanted to come here to celebrate…
Rank this Week: 37

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: 38

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day Tax Resources For U.S. Armed Forces (And Their Families, Employers)

    Memorial Day Tax Resources For U.S. Armed Forces (And Their Families, Employers)
    Continuing a TaxProf Blog Memorial Day tradition, I want to pass along links to the Tax Information for Members of the U.S. Armed Forces material maintained on the IRS web site: The tax laws provide some special benefits for active members of…
  • May 25

    The Inseparability Of Legal Theory, Practice And The Humanitie

    The Inseparability Of Legal Theory, Practice And The Humanitie
    Harold Anthony Lloyd (Wake Forest), Exercising Common Sense, Exorcising Langdell: The Inseparability of Legal Theory, Practice and the Humanities, 49 Wake Forest L. Rev. 1213 (2014): Maintaining that theory without practice is empty and…
  • May 25

    Zelinsky: Tax And ERISA Implications Of The Illinois Private Sector Retirement Plan

    Zelinsky: Tax And ERISA Implications Of The Illinois Private Sector Retirement Plan
    Edward A. Zelinsky (Cardozo), Retirement in the Land of Lincoln: The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. ___ : Illinois has now become the first state to complete legislative enactment of a state-mandated,…
Rank this Week: 39

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 40

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2015

    Memorial Day 2015
    For reasons that won’t be explained, this was the song I sang to my first child, my daughter, right after she was born and the nurse put her in my arms. I’m not big on civic holidays, but honoring those who gave their lives…
  • May 25

    Brelo: Cause and Effect

    Brelo: Cause and Effect
    Cleveland Police Officer Michael Brelo was acquitted of voluntary manslaughter of Timothy Russell and Melissa Williams. A total of 137 rounds were fired into their car, including 49 by Brelo, as he stood atop the hood of their car and…
  • May 24

    The Shame of Manhood

    The Shame of Manhood
    While I’ve heard rumblings about some of the stuff Jordan Rushie explains, it was never really worth my time to look into it. I’m well past my dating years, and have no plans to go back. The whole notion of “the game”…
Rank this Week: 41

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • 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…
  • Mar 24

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?

    What To Do If You Are a Creditor In a Bankruptcy?
    Most of the posts on this blog, and in fact on most bankruptcy blogs, focus on the consumer as the bankruptcy debtor.  That makes sense–most bankruptcy cases involve a consumer debtor and a number of institutional creditors,…
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
  • May 22

    Appeals Court Grants Tobacco Industry Reprieve on Public Message

    Appeals Court Grants Tobacco Industry Reprieve on Public Message
    Tobacco companies don't have to include messaging on their packaging saying that they lied to the American public, a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., has ruled.
  • May 22

    Appeals Court Grants Tobacco Industry Reprieve on Public Message

    Appeals Court Grants Tobacco Industry Reprieve on Public Message
    Tobacco companies don't have to include messaging on their packaging saying that they lied to the American public, a federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., has ruled.
  • May 22

    5 Things to Know About the Dewey & LeBoeuf Trial

    5 Things to Know About the Dewey & LeBoeuf Trial
    Opening arguments begin Tuesday in a criminal trial stemming from the downfall of the law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, a 1,300-lawyer New York institution that became the largest law firm ever to fail when it filed for bankruptcy in May 2012.
Rank this Week: 43

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: 44

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: 45