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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/
  • Mar 25

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 25

    Another Judgment Day for Amanda Knox

    Another Judgment Day for Amanda Knox
    The Supreme Court in Italy will rule Friday on yet another appeal in the Amanda Knox case. If she loses, will she be extradited? Will Italy even file the request? I don't think given the unique and twisted history of the case, disputed…
  • Mar 24

    Utah Reinstates Death by Firing Squad

    Utah Reinstates Death by Firing Squad
    Utah Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill into law allowing executions to proceed by firing squad when lethal injection drugs aren't available. From the Governor's website: HB11, Death Penalty Procedure Amendments This bill... [[ This…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Man Indicted for Role in $4M Escrow Fraud Scheme

    Man Indicted for Role in $4M Escrow Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. George Kalivretenos, 58, Miami Beach, Florida, who allegedly stole $4 million in borrowers’ funds and lied to federal law enforcement agents, was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, money…
  • Mar 25

    Former Mayor Sent to Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Scam

    Former Mayor Sent to Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Marie Lucie Tondreau, a/k/a Lucie Tondreau, 54, North Miami, Florida, the former North Miami Mayor, was sentenced by United States District Judge Robert N. Scola for her participation in a multi-million dollar mortgage…
  • Mar 24

    Tax Preparer Jailed for Preparing Returns Falsely Claiming First-Time Homebuyer Credit

    Tax Preparer Jailed for Preparing Returns Falsely Claiming First-Time Homebuyer Credit
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. William David Green, Yukon, Oklahoma, was sentenced to serve 24 months in federal prison for preparing a false tax return for a client. Green was also ordered to pay $171,362.00 in restitution and serve one year of…
Rank this Week: 3

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

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

DealBook

DealBook

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

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 5

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Because of one womans jealously over another

    Because of one womans jealously over another
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Not Guilty: My voice shakes after 8.5 years of incarceration. I have been humbled through and through; and yet, nothing will stop me from…
  • Mar 21

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Hard Life: I am a wife of a very low to no risk R.S.O. We are so affected with this SORNA and International Megan's Law. The majority of…
  • Mar 21

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By James: I just received a letter in the mail from my Probation Officer that he has scheduled me for a Lie Detector test/polygraph test in…
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/
  • Mar 25

    DOHA DANCERS

    DOHA DANCERS
  • Mar 25

    PIZZA, NONA STYLE

    PIZZA, NONA STYLE
    Thick crust pizza with mozzarella cheese and pomodoro sauce, topped with olive oil & basil $22 @ Sicilian Oven -- Boca Raton
  • Mar 25

    ABE & LOUIE SERVES MEAT

    ABE & LOUIE SERVES MEAT
    @ Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance (February 2015)
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

Threat Level

Threat Level

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

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 26

    Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk

    Big Vulnerability in Hotel Wi-Fi Router Puts Guests at Risk
    Guests at hundreds of hotels around the world are susceptible to serious hacks because of routers that many hotel chains depend on for their Wi-Fi networks. Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in the systems, which would allow an…
  • Mar 25

    NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to Learn Your Secret

    NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to Learn Your Secret
    When you're surveilling one person, the contents of conversations can be more important than metadata. But when you're surveilling an entire population, metadata is far more useful. The post NSA Doesn’t Need to Spy on Your Calls to…
  • Mar 25

    A $60 Gadget That Makes Car Hacking Far Easier

    A $60 Gadget That Makes Car Hacking Far Easier
    Soon, it could take as little as $60 and a laptop to begin messing around with a car's digital innards. The post A $60 Gadget That Makes Car Hacking Far Easier appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Argument preview: Justices to consider overruling long-standing precedent on patent misuse

    Argument preview: Justices to consider overruling long-standing precedent on patent misuse
    It’s patent day at the Court on the last day of March, with a pair of arguments in patent cases. First up is Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises. You should be forgiven if the style of the case leads you to expect a copyright or trademark case…
  • Mar 26

    An opinion on opinion

    An opinion on opinion
    When the curtain rose for oral argument in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund, on November 3, everyone thought the issue was whether a statement of opinion that turns out to be false gives rise to…
  • Mar 26

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    Yesterday the Court heard oral arguments in the challenge to an EPA rule that restricts the release of mercury and other pollutants from power plants.  Coverage comes from Lyle Denniston for this blog, Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News,…
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/
  • Mar 26

    UK Supreme Court grants release of Prince Charles letter

    UK Supreme Court grants release of Prince Charles letter
    [JURIST] The United Kingdom Supreme Court [official website] ruled [text, PDF] Thursday in favor of The Guardian [official website], deciding that the UK newspaper may publish a series of letters between Prince Charles and high government…
  • Mar 25

    Indiana lawmakers approve 'religious freedom' bill

    Indiana lawmakers approve 'religious freedom' bill
    [JURIST] The Indiana Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a “religious freedom” bill [SB 101] that would allow business owners to turn away customers on the basis of sexual orientation. The bill, approved by a vote of 40-10,…
  • Mar 25

    Supreme Court hears oral arguments in EPA case

    Supreme Court hears oral arguments in EPA case
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral arguments [transcript, PDF] Wednesday in three consolidated cases regarding the consideration of the cost of regulating hazardous air pollutants by the Environmental Protection…
Rank this Week: 12

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

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

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 13

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: 14

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 15

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Mar 25

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: SCOTUS Rulings, Wealth Transfer, Federal Marijuana Policy

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: SCOTUS Rulings, Wealth Transfer, Federal Marijuana Policy
    Before we jump into today’s roundup, we have two good things over on LXBN. First off, Stef Passantino joins me on LXBN TV to discuss why Oregon could be setting a trend with it’s automatic voter registration. Also, Zosha writes on…
  • Mar 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employee Manuals, Government Marijuana, and Drone Regulation

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Employee Manuals, Government Marijuana, and Drone Regulation
    As we chug along through the last full week of March and start to get into that “going out like a lamb” weather, it’s time for another Top 10. Additionally, check out a post I did for LXBN about Nevada’s talk of…
  • Mar 23

    Publishers ala New York Times to publish on Facebook directly

    Publishers ala New York Times to publish on Facebook directly
    The New Times reports today that publishers, including the New York Times itself, are on the verge of publishing directly on Facebook. Rather than users clicking from Facebook to content on third party sites, such as the Times, Facebook would…
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Mar 22

    Legitimation Crisis?

    Legitimation Crisis?
    Looks like a duck…
  • Mar 17

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube

    Group IV Debate Is On YouTube
    Coral Gables Commission Candidates Group IV debate held March 16 at 7pm, as recorded by Coral Gables TV.
  • Mar 16

    News Flash: Agave Development to be Rushed Before Coral Gables Commission

    News Flash: Agave Development to be Rushed Before Coral Gables Commission
    Rather than the schedule I and (judging from the campaign talk) others expected, the Agave project — a big, big issue in this election — is going before the current, pre-election Commission, at a meeting on on March 25 at ……
Rank this Week: 18

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Mar 26

    NLRB to help illegal workers secure visa

    NLRB to help illegal workers secure visa
    All by way of the higher goal of nailing more employers [Sean Higgins, Washington Examiner; more on the National Labor Relations Board] Tags: immigration law, National Labor Relations Board NLRB to help illegal workers secure visas is a post…
  • Mar 26

    My take on Young v. United Parcel Service

    My take on Young v. United Parcel Service
    Supreme Court liberals smack around the Obama Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), even as they hand a win to a pregnancy-bias plaintiff. I’ve got a write-up at Cato at Liberty. More: Josh Blackman. Tags: EEOC, pregnancy…
  • Mar 25

    Target data breach class settlement

    Target data breach class settlement
    The Target Corporation’s settlement of class action litigation over a major consumer data security breach is not as groundbreaking as all that, and in particular falls far short of the enormous liability payouts that were being talked…
Rank this Week: 19

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 26

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market
    Daniel S. Hosken, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and Steven Tenn, Charles River Associates analyze Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Markets. ABSTRACT: In this essay, we describe antitrust analysis of…
  • Mar 26

    Causal Uncertainty and Damages Claims for the Infringement of Competition Law in Europe

    Causal Uncertainty and Damages Claims for the Infringement of Competition Law in Europe
    Ioannis Lianos, UCL ponders Causal Uncertainty and Damages Claims for the Infringement of Competition Law in Europe. ABSTRACT: In a tort law regime established on the basis of corrective justice considerations, causation requirements will…
  • Mar 25

    Illegal Cartel Overcharges in Markets with a Legal Cartel History: Bitumen Prices in South Africa

    Illegal Cartel Overcharges in Markets with a Legal Cartel History: Bitumen Prices in South Africa
    Willem H. Boshoff, Stellenbosch University - Department of Economics describes Illegal Cartel Overcharges in Markets with a Legal Cartel History: Bitumen Prices in South Africa. ABSTRACT: In recent years, South African competition authorities…
Rank this Week: 20

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
  • Mar 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Speer

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Speer
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0466, 2015 MT 93N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DANIEL EUGENE SPEER, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 24

    OPINION: State v. Hime

    OPINION: State v. Hime
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DECEPTIVE PRACTICES DA 14-0034, 2015 MT 91, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. HARRIS HIMES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 24

    OPINION: Stokes v. Duncan

    OPINION: Stokes v. Duncan
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 14-0483, 2015 MT 92, JOHN PATRICK STOKES, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. GREG W. DUNCAN and KATHLEEN M. GLOVER, Defendants and…
Rank this Week: 21

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: 22

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/
  • Mar 26

    Peters on Criticisms International Legal Scholarship

    Peters on Criticisms International Legal Scholarship
    Anne Peters (Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law) has posted International Legal Scholarship Under Challenge (For publication in: Jean d’Aspremont, Tarcisio Gazzini, André Nollkaemper and Wouter Werner…
  • Mar 26

    Broughman & Widiss on an Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent

    Broughman & Widiss on an Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent
    Brian J. Broughman and Deborah A. Widiss (Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law) has posted After the Override: An Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The ability…
  • Mar 26

    Brown on Citizens United & Ordinary Corruption

    Brown on Citizens United & Ordinary Corruption
    George D. Brown (Boston College Law School) has posted Applying Citizens United to Ordinary Corruption (Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Federal criminal law frequently deals with the problem of corruption in…
Rank this Week: 24

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 23

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: 25

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 25

    Large-Dimensional Factor Modeling Based on High-Frequency Observation

    Large-Dimensional Factor Modeling Based on High-Frequency Observation
    Pelger, Markus, Large-Dimensional Factor Modeling Based on High-Frequency Observations (March 17, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2584172 “This paper develops an inferential theory for factor models of…
  • Mar 25

    Reducing Poverty in the United State

    Reducing Poverty in the United State
    Reducing Poverty in the United States: Results of a Microsimulation Analysis of the Community Advocates Public Policy Institute Policy Package, Kye Lippold, March 2015 “A package of five policies—a transitional jobs (TJ) program,…
  • Mar 25

    The Importance of Addressing Cybersecurity Risks in the Financial Sector

    The Importance of Addressing Cybersecurity Risks in the Financial Sector
    Sarah J. Dahlgren, executive vice president and member of the Bank’s Management Committee, head of the Financial Institution Supervision Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York – Remarks at the OpRisk North America Annual…
Rank this Week: 26

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/
  • Mar 25

    With 500 convicted killers on the streets, does Michigan need a murderer registry?

    With 500 convicted killers on the streets, does Michigan need a murderer registry?
    3-25-15 Michigan: GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A man who had spent nearly all his adult years behind bars for second-degree murder was paroled to Grand Rapids after his prison term. A scant seven months later, money was tight and job options hadn't…
  • Mar 25

    RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Supervisors vote to lift sex offender residency restriction

    RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Supervisors vote to lift sex offender residency restriction
    3-25-15 California: The move complies with a recent state Supreme Court ruling that said blanket residency restrictions violated offenders’ constitutional rights. Forced to repeal restrictions on where sex offenders can live, Riverside…
  • Mar 25

    County moving forward with predatory offender ordinance

    County moving forward with predatory offender ordinance
    3-25-15 Minnesota: The Chisago County Board of Commissioners doesn’t have a concrete plan yet about how it’s going to address the residency of predatory offenders in the county, but commissioners agreed March 18 that the state should be…
Rank this Week: 27

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Lucky Peach – Profile in Obsession: Bill Marler

    Lucky Peach – Profile in Obsession: Bill Marler
    By Naomi Tomky March 24, 2015 Attorney and Food Safety Advocate Marler Clark Location: Seattle, Washington Age: 57 Attorney Bill Marler has won more than $600 million for clients since he... Continue Reading
  • Mar 23

    After Three Die, Blue Bell Recalls Some Ice Cream

    After Three Die, Blue Bell Recalls Some Ice Cream
    Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is recalling three 3 oz. institutional/food service ice cream cups- chocolate, strawberry and vanilla with tab lids because they have the potential to... Continue Reading
  • Mar 23

    Casa Di Pizza Hepatitis A Worry May Cause 2,000 Customers to Get Vaccine

    Casa Di Pizza Hepatitis A Worry May Cause 2,000 Customers to Get Vaccine
    WIVB Buffalo reports that the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center drew a crowd of hundreds of pizza lovers Monday, looking for protection against possible exposure to hepatitis A.  Casa Di Pizza,... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 28

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 26

    California Law School Job Placement Ranking

    California Law School Job Placement Ranking
    Sacramento Bee, How California Law School Job Placement Rates Compare: Though the economy is improving, job placement rates for California law schools dipped in the latest figures. Look through the slideshow to see California's 21 American…
  • Mar 26

    Galle: In Praise of Ex Ante Regulation

    Galle: In Praise of Ex Ante Regulation
    Brian D. Galle (Boston College; moving to Georgetown), In Praise of Ex Ante Regulation, 68 Vand. L. Rev. ___ (2015): Timing is an important consideration in regulatory design. Corrective taxes are usually imposed before or contemporaneously…
  • Mar 26

    April 1 Call for Papers Deadline: IFA International Tax Symposium

    April 1 Call for Papers Deadline: IFA International Tax Symposium
    The International Fiscal Association has issued a Call for Papers for the Second International Tax Research Symposium in Basel, Switzerland: We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the Second International Tax Research Symposium…
Rank this Week: 29

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
  • Mar 20

    Victory in Paraguay is a Big Step Forward for Domestic Violence Survivor

    Victory in Paraguay is a Big Step Forward for Domestic Violence Survivor
    By Debbie Sharnak, Argentina-Paraguay country specialist On August 27, 2014, Paraguay took a huge step forward in promoting the rights of domestic violence survivors when they released Lucia Sandoval from prison. Sandoval had been…
  • Mar 19

    Tech and Human Rights: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

    Tech and Human Rights: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
    As someone whose job it is to take advantage of technological progress for human rights research and advocacy, I am a strong proponent of using new tools and methods to advance Amnesty International’s goals. There is a proven track…
  • Mar 18

    The First Day of Spring Should Not Be Spent Behind Bars in Iran

    The First Day of Spring Should Not Be Spent Behind Bars in Iran
    Former Iranian prisoner of conscience Maziar Bahari said “the prisoner’s worst nightmare is the thought of being forgotten.”   The first day of spring is a particularly painful time for those incarcerated in Iran…
Rank this Week: 30

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Lesage & Van de Graaf: Rising Powers and Multilateral Institution

    Lesage & Van de Graaf: Rising Powers and Multilateral Institution
    Dries Lesage (Ghent Univ. - Ghent Institute for International Studies) & Thijs Van de Graaf (Ghent Univ. - Ghent Institute for International Studies) have published Rising Powers and Multilateral Institutions (Palgrave Macmillan 2015).…
  • Mar 26

    Martha: The Financial Obligations in International Law

    Martha: The Financial Obligations in International Law
    Rutsel Silvestre J. Martha has published The Financial Obligations in International Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2015). Here's the abstract:Legal globalization has given rise to a number of financial issues in international law in areas as diverse…
  • Mar 25

    d'Aspremont: Epistemic Forces in International Law

    d'Aspremont: Epistemic Forces in International Law
    Jean d’Aspremont (Univ. of Manchester - Law; Univ. of Amsterdam - Law) has published Epistemic Forces in International Law: Foundational Doctrines and Techniques of International Legal Argumentation (Edward Elgar Publishing 2015).…
Rank this Week: 31

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Mar 25

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 26, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 26, 2015
    Wall Street Journal: Bidding War to Determine RadioShack’s Fate – Salus offer includes $270 million cash Vs. Standard General’s bid of $16.4 million BloombergBusiness: More Than 20 States Ask Court to Keep…
  • Mar 25

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 25, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 25, 2015
    Press of Atlantic City: City of Atlantic City: 60 Day Report of the Emergency Manager BloombergBusiness: Prepa Said to Meet Creditors March 26 to Discuss Extension Wall Street Journal: Madoff Trustee Strikes $93 Million…
  • Mar 24

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 24, 2015

    Daily Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter for March 24, 2015
    Only Bad Karma for Retailer Karmaloop as it Files for Bankruptcy… Court Docket (Bankr. D. Del.): Declaration of Interim CFO of Karmaloop, Inc. in Support of First Day Motions Boston Business Journal: Kanye West among those looking…
Rank this Week: 32

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: 33

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
  • Mar 24

    Avoiding Business Opportunity Scams and MLM Scheme

    Avoiding Business Opportunity Scams and MLM Scheme
    Tracy Coenen on CNBC, talking about business opportunity scams and multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes. Consumers beware!
  • Mar 20

    How to Catch Employees Stealing

    How to Catch Employees Stealing
    Have you ever wondered how and when your employees are stealing from the company? Did you ever wish that you were a fly on the wall, hearing all of the conversations that led up to a group theft? Have you considered secret cameras throughout…
  • Mar 18

    How to Use a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce

    How to Use a Lifestyle Analysis in a Divorce
    Family lawyer Miles Mason explains how he uses a lifestyle analysis prepared by a forensic accountant in a divorce case.
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Mar 23

    Do smart machines require ethical programming?

    Do smart machines require ethical programming?
    From Help Net SecurityRealizing the potential of smart machines — and ensuring successful outcomes for the businesses that rely on them — will hinge on how trusted smart machines are and how well they maintain that trust. Central…
  • Mar 20

    Ending the Debate on TAR Seed Set

    Ending the Debate on TAR Seed Set
    By Hal MarcusIn the wake of Judge Peck’s recent Rio Tinto opinion on technology assisted review, the ediscovery blogosphere has been repeatedly quoting its bold pronouncements that judicial acceptance of TAR “is now black letter…
  • Mar 20

    ‘Have you Taken Leave of Your Senses?': Top 10 Takeaways from 2015 LegalTech Judges Panel

    ‘Have you Taken Leave of Your Senses?': Top 10 Takeaways from 2015 LegalTech Judges Panel
    By Tamara EmoryAt this year’s Legal Tech, I once again had the honor of moderating the Judges Panel, on which Judge John Facciola (D.D.C., retired), Judge Andrew Peck (S.D.N.Y), Judge Frank Maas (S.D.N.Y), and Judge Elizabeth Laporte…
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Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Mar 26

    AM Roundup: High Court Sides With Pregnant Worker

    AM Roundup: High Court Sides With Pregnant Worker
    Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
  • Mar 25

    Bergdahl Charges: What Does it Mean to Misbehave Before the Enemy?

    Bergdahl Charges: What Does it Mean to Misbehave Before the Enemy?
    Of the two charges that the U.S. Army leveled against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, it's not desertion that's the most serious alleged offense but the charge of "misbehavior before the enemy."
  • Mar 25

    Sanctions Law A Powerful Tool For Prosecutor

    Sanctions Law A Powerful Tool For Prosecutor
    Schlumberger has become the latest company to fall afoul of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which gives U.S. presidents broad powers to impose sanctions on countries after declaring them a security threat.
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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 26

    Live Blog from UNAM

    Live Blog from UNAM
    UC Davis Delegation: Cruz Reynoso, Beth Greenwood, Leticia Saucedo, Kevin Johnson I will be blogging live today from an immigration conference at UNAM in Mexico City. Stay tuned! KJ
  • Mar 26

    New Jersey Sides with Texas, Other States in Texas v. United State

    New Jersey Sides with Texas, Other States in Texas v. United State
    With Presidential ambitions, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has decided to have his state join Texas and 25 others in challenging the Obama administration's expanded deferred action program. In a brief filed earlier this week in the Fifth…
  • Mar 25

    OIG Release about Mayorkas and EB-5 Visas Sparks Concern

    OIG Release about Mayorkas and EB-5 Visas Sparks Concern
    DHS Dep. Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas Yesterday, the Office of Inspector General released the following statement: The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General has concluded its investigation into allegations that former USCIS…
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Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Federal History (2015)

    Federal History (2015)
    Federal History 7 (2015), a publication of the Society for History in the Federal Government, is out and available on-line.  Here is the TOC. Editor’s Note— Benjamin GutermanRoger R. Trask LectureSetting Precedent: The First…
  • Mar 26

    CAL 2:1: New Historical Jurisprudence

    CAL 2:1: New Historical Jurisprudence
    Just available online is a special issue of Critical Analysis of Law 2:1 (2015), entitled New Historical Jurisprudence & Historical Analysis of Law.  Its editors explain: The New Historical Jurisprudence issue …
  • Mar 25

    New Release: Schiller's "Forging Rivals"

    New Release: Schiller's "Forging Rivals"
    Reuel Schiller, University of California-Hastings Law, has just published Forging Rivals: Race, Class, Law, and the Collapse of Postwar Liberalism, in the Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society:The three decades after the…
Rank this Week: 38

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 25

    Unleashing a wave

    Unleashing a wave
    Two weeks ago the Greek Defence Minister, Panos Kammenos, threatened to unleash a “wave of millions of economic migrants” and “jihadists of the Islamic State” on Europe if it failed to respond to Greece’s demands…
  • Mar 25

    Introducing Dina Townsend

    Introducing Dina Townsend
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Dina Townsend as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Dina is a PhD Fellow in the Department of Public and International Law at the University of Oslo. Her research focuses on the concept of human…
  • Mar 23

    On the Job! Senior Legal Officer, Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice (deadline April 17)

    On the Job! Senior Legal Officer, Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice (deadline April 17)
    The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is seeking candidates for a Senior Legal Officer position, to be based in their office in The Hague. The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women’s…
Rank this Week: 39

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
  • 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,…
  • Mar 21

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Chapter 7 Junior Mortgage “Lien Strip” Case

    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Chapter 7 Junior Mortgage “Lien Strip” Case
    On March 24, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases involving whether a chapter 7 debtor may strip off a second (or any junior) mortgage that is not secured by the home’s actual market value. In Bank of…
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    The Fear of Fear Isn’t Justification

    The Fear of Fear Isn’t Justification
    David Kassick probably isn’t the kind of guy most would want to hang out with.  He had addiction issues, and enough paranoia, maybe, that when Hummelstown police officer Lisa Mearkle turned on the turret lights, he took off rather…
  • Mar 25

    But The Other Guy

    But The Other Guy
    At Above the Law, fellow curmudgeon Mark Herrmann confuses new lawyers with a foreign and hated concept: responsibility. I recently heard an in-house lawyer bemoaning her fate. But she didn’t have to be in-house; lawyers at firms…
  • Mar 25

    Gone Fishing

    Gone Fishing
    By the time this posts, I will be leaving on a jet plane, seated next to Dr. SJ, pondering the delights awaiting me in various very cool European destinations.  I have left my computer home, and will take a breather from…
Rank this Week: 41

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 20

    Patching up the social safety net

    Patching up the social safety net
    Alan Auerbach quoted in The New York Times, March 17, 2015 The great irony, Professor Auerbach notes, is that “inequality is increasing yet our ability to do anything about it is weakening.” The main job for any Democratic…
  • Mar 20

    S.C. posthumously admits Chinese-born legal pioneer to state bar

    S.C. posthumously admits Chinese-born legal pioneer to state bar
    Charles McClain quoted in Metropolitan News-Enterprise, March 17, 2015 This was followed by the 1880 legislative session, described by author and UC Berkeley School of Law lecturer Charles McClain as “the most Sinophobic in the…
  • Mar 20

    Colleges give Clinton an A—and campaign million

    Colleges give Clinton an A—and campaign million
    Stephen Rosenbaum quoted in McClatchy, March 17, 2015 “It’s no surprise at all,” said Stephen Rosenbaum. … “Academics are pretty much liberal, left of center.”
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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!
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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
    Going Public LawyerGoing 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 quantities of…
  • Jan 1

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101

    Going Public Blog l Securities Lawyer 101
    Going Public Lawyer  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…
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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
  • Mar 22

    The Judgments Project Moves On

    The Judgments Project Moves On
    From 3 to 6 February 2015, the Working Group on the Judgments Project met in The Hague for its fourth meeting under the chairmanship of Mr David Goddard QC. The Working Group was composed of 28 participants from 15 Members. At its…
  • Mar 21

    Conference Report: “International Civil Procedure and Brussels Ibis” – 50th Anniversary of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Den Haag

    Conference Report: “International Civil Procedure and Brussels Ibis” – 50th Anniversary of the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, Den Haag
    In 2015, the T.M.C. Asser Institute celebrates its 50th anniversary (http://www.asser.nl/asser-50-years/). On this occasion, its Private International Law Section organized on 19 March 2015 the Symposium “International Civil Procedure…
  • Mar 19

    Fritz Sturm 13 June 1929 – 14 March 2015

    Fritz Sturm 13 June 1929 – 14 March 2015
    We just received the sad news that Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Fritz Sturm passed away on 14 March 2015. Fritz Sturm was professor emeritus at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and an internationally renowned expert on private international…
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