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SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

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

Supremo Tribunal Federal

Supremo Tribunal Federal

News from the Supreme Court in Brazil.

http://www.stf.jus.br/portal/cms/listarNoticiaUltima.asp
  • Nov 20

    Ministro suspende convocação de procurador da República para CPMI da JBS

    Ministro suspende convocação de procurador da República para CPMI da JBS
    O ministro Dias Toffoli, do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), suspendeu qualquer ato de convocação do procurador regional da República Eduardo Botão Pelella perante a Comissão Parlamentar Mista de…
  • Nov 20

    Confira a programação da Rádio Justiça para esta terça-feira (21)

    Confira a programação da Rádio Justiça para esta terça-feira (21)
    Revista Justiça Nesta terça-feira, o Revista Justiça começa com o quadro Direito Penal, que explica a diferença entre feminicídio e homicídio. Quem fala sobre o assunto é a advogada…
  • Nov 20

    Ministra Cármen Lúcia abre encontro nacional do Judiciário

    Ministra Cármen Lúcia abre encontro nacional do Judiciário
    A presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF) e do Conselho Nacional de Justiça (CNJ), ministra Cármen Lúcia participou, nesta segunda-feira (20), da abertura do XI Encontro Nacional do Poder Judiciário, em…
Rank this Week: 90

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

Covers trends in legislative activity as it relates to the courts. By the National Center for State Courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us/
Rank this Week: 127

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Federalist Society SCOTUScast

Provides expert commentary on U.S. Supreme Court cases as they are argued and issued. By the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies.

http://fedsoc.server326.com/audio/SCOTUScast/SCOTUScast.xml
  • Sep 15

    Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On February 22, 2017, the Supreme Court decided Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, a dispute involving the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which in exchange for federal funding requires that states provide a…
  • Sep 12

    White v. Pauly - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    White v. Pauly - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    On January 9, 2017, the Supreme Court decided White v. Pauly, a petition involving a denial of qualified immunity to law enforcement officers in a civil rights dispute. In October 2011, officers Kevin Truesdale and Michael Mariscal went…
  • Sep 1

    Jenkins v. Hutton & Virginia v. LeBlanc - Post-Decision SCOTUScast

    Jenkins v. Hutton & Virginia v. LeBlanc - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
    In June, the Supreme Court issued per curiam opinions in two habeas cases: Jenkins v. Hutton and Virginia v. LeBlanc. In today’s episode, we will be discussing the opinions in both cases. Jenkins v. Hutton…
Rank this Week: 156

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 225

Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

Provides book reviews and analyses of notable Supreme Court cases.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 222

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012
    Over at Twitter, Mike Sacks posted an interesting question about the agreement rate between Justices Scalia and Thomas during October Term 2012: Is it me, or have Thomas and Scalia been on opposite sides a lot more this term than in the past?…
  • Jan 24

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)
    In my last post, I provided a list of the top Supreme Court advocates of the twenty-first century who had never worked in the Office of the Solicitor General. As a comment on that post mentions, some who made my list had previous experience…
  • Jan 24

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 242

Southern California Appellate News

Southern California Appellate News

Features news and resources for the Southern California appellate lawyer. By Nate Scott.

http://socal-appellate.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar, Las Vegas, March 2018

    DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar, Las Vegas, March 2018
    DRI's Appellate Advocacy Seminar will be March 14-15 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Details here:At the DRI Appellate Advocacy Seminar, experienced appellate practitioners, in-house counsel, and occasional appellate advocates alike will…
  • Nov 20

    Welcome, D.C. Circuit, to NextGen

    Welcome, D.C. Circuit, to NextGen
    Today the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals implements the NextGen e-filing system. The D.C. Circuit joins the 1st, 2d, 4th, 6th, 8th, 9th and 10th Circuits on this upgraded platform. The Federal Circuit should be upgrading soon too. The D.C.…
  • Nov 17

    "Dubitante"

    "Dubitante"
    LA Lawyer's "closing argument" column this month features GMSR's Marc Poster in Dubitante: A Dubious Decision for Determining Appeals.Today's DJ Friday Appellate Podcast presents: Such Inferior Courts?Under Article III Congress may…
Rank this Week: 355

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Nov 13

    CRIMINAL JURY TRIAL JUDGES MANUAL “A Step by Step Guide From the Beginning of Trial Thru the Return of Verdict”

    CRIMINAL JURY TRIAL JUDGES MANUAL “A Step by Step Guide From the Beginning of Trial Thru the Return of Verdict”
    In 2013 I published a Criminal Jury Trial Manual for Judges and Attorneys that covered every step of a Jury Trial from the pre-trial conference thru the return of verdict. It serves a dual purpose. For judges it serves as … Continue…
  • Sep 24

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?
      Attorneys, judges and jurors all want to see themselves as fair, equitable, and rational, yet studies show that despite our best intentions none of us are free from bias. Implicit bias refers to unconsciously held biases that do not…
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 313

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Texas Appellate Law Blog

Features civil appellate practice tips, resources, and news. By D. Todd Smith.

http://www.texasappellatelawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 489

Supreme Court Haiku

Supreme Court Haiku

The Law of the Land in Seventeen Syllables.

http://supremecourthaiku.com/blog1/
Rank this Week: 395

Maryland Courts Watcher

Maryland Courts Watcher

Features the synopses of opinions from Maryland courts, including the Court of Appeals and the Court of Special Appeals.

http://marylandcourts.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 485

At the Lectern: Practicing Before…

At the Lectern: Practicing Before the California Supreme Court

Features news and commentary on the practice of law before the California Supreme Court. By Horvitz & Levy LLP.

http://www.atthelectern.com/
  • Nov 20

    Lead Court of Appeal pension case now set for argument

    Lead Court of Appeal pension case now set for argument
    Two weeks ago, we updated the status of a Supreme Court grant-and-hold case (Marin Association of Public Employees v. Marin County Employees’ Retirement Association, a high-profile public-pension matter) that is uncommonly waiting for a…
  • Nov 17

    Summary of November 15, 2017 conference report for civil case

    Summary of November 15, 2017 conference report for civil case
    The following is our summary of the Supreme Court’s actions on petitions for review in civil cases from the Court’s conference on November 15, 2017. The summary includes those civil cases in which (1) review has been granted, (2)…
  • Nov 13

    No duty arises from church’s location of across-the-street overflow parking area

    No duty arises from church’s location of across-the-street overflow parking area
    In Vasilenko v. Grace Family Church, the Supreme Court today holds that a church owed no duty of care to help a plaintiff cross a street between a church and the church’s overflow parking lot across the street.  [Disclosure: …
Rank this Week: 555

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

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

    Klem v. Access Ins. Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 20, 2017)

    Klem v. Access Ins. Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 20, 2017)
    I do feel a little bit bad for people who drive objectively terrible vehicles and are then involved in accidents.  Maybe that's in part because I drive a 2000 Nissan Altima -- one that has rust holes in it that are covered with duct tape…
  • Nov 17

    Hefczyc v. Rady Children's Hospital (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 17, 2017)

    Hefczyc v. Rady Children's Hospital (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 17, 2017)
    I wish the California Supreme Court would either grant review of this opinion or depublish it.It's a state court class action where the dispute's about certification.  There's fairly established law on the federal side that says that the…
  • Nov 16

    People v. Solorio (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 16, 2017)

    People v. Solorio (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 16, 2017)
    Francisco Solorio and Albert Ramos were neighbors.  Close neighbors.  Or, as the Court of Appeal puts it, they "lived on same side of the same block in Brawley, California. Their residences were separated by two houses."  So…
Rank this Week: 904

Wait A Second!

Wait A Second!

Covers civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. By Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP.

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

    Inmate religious freedom claim is revived, despite purportedly "bizarre" ritual

    Inmate religious freedom claim is revived, despite purportedly "bizarre" ritual
    I always take notice when a pro se inmate prevails on appeal in the Second Circuit. Lawyers who work for the government are quite skilled. But these lawyers do not always win. A good case is a good case. I don't know what to make of this…
  • Nov 17

    The pitfalls of appellate practice under Section 1983

    The pitfalls of appellate practice under Section 1983
    A key difference between appeals in state and federal court is that in state court you can appeal any court ruling, even if the case is not even resolved. In federal court, you have to wait for the case to be resolved in its entirety before…
  • Nov 16

    No false arrest case following workplace fraca

    No false arrest case following workplace fraca
    What you need to know about false arrest lawsuits is that the police officers win far more frequently than they lose. Probable cause is a defense to any false arrest case, even if the plaintiff was acquitted at the criminal trial, and even if…
Rank this Week: 597

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 916

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    RIP William M. Hoeveler

    RIP William M. Hoeveler
    RIP William M. Hoeveler, a long-time well-respected judge in our District.  here:The Herald has a nice and detailed obit Hoeveler even drew praise from the most infamous defendant ever to appear in his courtroom, the deposed Panamanian…
  • Nov 16

    RIP Judge Kenneth Ryskamp

    RIP Judge Kenneth Ryskamp
    RIP Judge Kenneth Ryskamp.  He was 85.  A nice man, who served this District for a very long time.From his Wiki page:Education and careerBorn in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ryskamp received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Calvin…
  • Nov 15

    “I had no recollection of this meeting until I saw these news reports.”

    “I had no recollection of this meeting until I saw these news reports.”
    That was Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Many criminal defendants have (wrongfully) been prosecuted for 1001 violations (false statements) or obstruction for similar statements. One senator made this point to the Attorney General:As Democrats…
Rank this Week: 702

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Covers news about and opinions issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the sixth Circuit with an emphasis on business cases. By Squire Sanders.

http://www.sixthcircuitappellateblog.com/
  • Nov 14

    Sixth Circuit Rules on Turbulent Air-Line Merger

    Sixth Circuit Rules on Turbulent Air-Line Merger
    In an opinion colored by aviation-themed puns, Judge Thapar, writing for the Sixth Circuit in Flight Options, LLC v. Int’l Bhd. of Teamsters, Local 1108, ordered airlines and pilot unions to arbitrate their long-running dispute. A few…
  • Nov 5

    Sixth Circuit Affirms Preliminary Injunction Against the University of Cincinnati

    Sixth Circuit Affirms Preliminary Injunction Against the University of Cincinnati
    University policies on responding to sexual assault claims have been hotly debated around the country.  The Sixth Circuit recently weighed in on the constitutional dimension of this issue.  Last month, in John Doe v. University of…
  • Oct 27

    Who is Justice Joan Larsen?

    Who is Justice Joan Larsen?
    In May 2017, Justice Joan Larsen was nominated to the Sixth Circuit seat being vacated by Judge David McKeague. Both of Michigan’s democratic senators returned blue slips supporting her appointment in August. The Senate Judiciary…
Rank this Week: 1053

Kentucky Court Report

Kentucky Court Report

Provides updates of decisions, argument calendars, news and developments for the Supreme Court of Kentucky and Kentucky Court of Appeals. By Michael Stevens.

http://kycourtreport.com/
Rank this Week: 775

Second Opinions

Second Opinions

Covers the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and its opinions. By Sanford Hausler.

http://secondopinions.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 9

    Checking the boxe

    Checking the boxe
    In McLeod v. The Jewish Center of the Blind, the pro se plaintiff had brought a discrimination action, but had failed to check the boxes on the form discrimination complaint indicating that, in addition to seeking relief under Title VII, she…
  • May 12

    Value of a rescission claim

    Value of a rescission claim
    The Second Circuit, in a claim brought under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty -- Federal Trade Commission Improvement Act, held that the value of a contract, without offset, is the amount in controversy for purposes of a rescission claim that was…
  • Apr 5

    Adequate Notice under Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    Adequate Notice under Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
    In Carlin v. Davidson Fink, the defendant, a law firm engaged in, among other things, the business of debt collection and foreclosure actions, commenced a foreclosure action against the plaintiff.  The defendant attached to the complaint…
Rank this Week: 905

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Jan 3

    The End of One Era for EDTexweblog.com - The Beginning of Another

    The End of One Era for EDTexweblog.com - The Beginning of Another
    I wanted to thank my readers over the past 13 years for the time they've taken to read my blog on practice in the Eastern District of Texas, and invite all of you to follow the blog's next, upgraded phase....
  • Dec 29

    2016 EDTX patent verdicts review; 43% Marshall/Tyler win rate; 52% overall; competitor cases increase

    2016 EDTX patent verdicts review; 43% Marshall/Tyler win rate; 52% overall; competitor cases increase
    2016 saw 19 patent trials in the Eastern District of Texas. Plaintiffs won 43% in the patent-heavy Marshall and Tyler divisions, but the overall outcome was 52% due to three plaintiff wins in the traditionally less patent-intensive divisions…
  • Dec 29

    Marshall News Messenger review of local court activity in 2016

    Marshall News Messenger review of local court activity in 2016
    It's the time of year for 2016 reviews, and today's Marshall News Messenger had one I thought readers might be interested in Judicial system in review: Marshall courts saw throng of good, bad activity in 2016 in which the paper's...
Rank this Week: 918

Joel Jacobsen

Joel Jacobsen

Covers criminal law, violent crime and the judiciary. Previously known as the Judging Crimes blog.

http://www.joeljacobsen.com/
  • Feb 10

    Sweet potatoe

    Sweet potatoe
    When was America discovered (by humans)? Not 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue. First there were the people from eastern Asia, of course, who arrived many thousands of years ago. Lately there's some renewed debate about exactly…
  • Jan 17

    Getting back to blogging

    Getting back to blogging
    It's been a refreshing nap. But now I think it's time to get back to blogging. I came very close to burning through my remaining stock of idealism by writing Judging Crimes.  Practicing law means chasing trivialities in the pursuit of…
  • Jul 15

    439. Armed incoherence watch

    439. Armed incoherence watch
    The Chicago gun control decision was a great liberal triumph, the culmination of nearly 50 years of such triumphs.  It shows the wonderful influence William Brennan continues to exert beyond the grave.  (See post 365.)  
Rank this Week: 673

The Jefferson Court Blog

The Jefferson Court Blog

Covers the Texas Supreme Court. By Wolfgang P. Hirczy de Miño.

http://texas-opinions.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 872

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 2386

Gavel to Gavel

Gavel to Gavel

From the National Center for State Courts (NCSC). Review of state legislation affecting the courts.

http://gaveltogavel.us
Rank this Week: 2081

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 15

    Johnson is still dividing the Court

    Johnson is still dividing the Court
    Much has changed since the Supreme Court issued its Johnson decision in June 2015, but one thing remains the same: we still have no comprehensive understanding of how the decision applies, and the law surrounding the Armed Career…
  • Nov 7

    When is a Special Supervised Release Condition Appropriate?

    When is a Special Supervised Release Condition Appropriate?
    United States v. Blake Childress In 2012, Blake Childress pled guilty to being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. At the time of sentencing, he had a pending state incest charge. After his federal sentencing, he was tried and…
  • Nov 3

    We've joined Twitter! Hello 21st Century.

    We've joined Twitter! Hello 21st Century.
    As Oprah famously posted in her first tweet:HI TWITTERS . THANK YOU FOR A WARM WELCOME. FEELING REALLY 21st CENTURY .— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) April 17, 2009The Sixth Circuit Blog is officially joining the Twitter-verse, under the handle…
Rank this Week: 1642

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
  • Nov 15

    MSC to consider scope of rape-shield statute

    MSC to consider scope of rape-shield statute
    The Michigan Supreme Court will consider whether, in a criminal sexual conduct case, evidence of a victim’s pregnancy, lack of prior sexual activity, and abortion is barred by the rape-shield statute as “[e]vidence of specific…
  • Nov 13

    MSC to consider whether it was reasonable trial strategy to allow an expert to testify regarding the victim's truthfulne

    MSC to consider whether it was reasonable trial strategy to allow an expert to testify regarding the victim's truthfulne
    The Michigan Supreme Court will consider a case that toes the line of when it is reasonable trial strategy to allow an expert to comment on the truthfulness of another witness.  In People v Bentz, Case No. 155361, the Michigan…
  • Nov 13

    MSC: Single photographic identification was unfairly suggestive

    MSC: Single photographic identification was unfairly suggestive
    A single photographic identification of an alleged assailant rarely survives due process scrutiny.  And the Michigan Supreme court reinforced why in People v Thomas, Case No. 155245.  In lieu of granting leave to appeal, the…
Rank this Week: 4405

Court News Ohio

Court News Ohio

Provides case announcements and decision highlights. From the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Government Telecommunications.

http://www.courtnewsohio.gov/
  • Nov 14

    Woman Questions Trial Court’s Appointment of Guardian for Her During Divorce

    Woman Questions Trial Court’s Appointment of Guardian for Her During Divorce
    A Cuyahoga County woman going through a divorce contests a decision by the trial court to appoint a guardian ad litem for her, implying that she is incompetent. She argues that Ohio law doesn’t allow a court to declare an adult…
  • Nov 2

    Separate Parole Violation Penalties Ruled Constitutional

    Separate Parole Violation Penalties Ruled Constitutional
    Two separately issued parole violation sanctions, including a three-year prison sentence, did not violate the “double jeopardy” clauses of the U.S. and Ohio constitutions, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled today.
  • Nov 1

    Substitute Custodian Not Regular School Employee

    Substitute Custodian Not Regular School Employee
    A substitute custodian whose schedule is irregular with respect to days of service, hours worked, and school-building assignment is not considered a “regular nonteaching school employee” under an Ohio law that would qualify him…
Rank this Week: 3245

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 11

    The Left: Secular, Spiritual, Utopian and … Pragmatic

    The Left: Secular, Spiritual, Utopian and … Pragmatic
    I was quite moved upon reading the following passage yesterday from Vincent Geoghegan’s persuasive and profound book, Utopianism and Marxism (Methuen, 1987): “In moments of despair [Rosa] Luxemburg was driven to conceive of…
  • Nov 10

    The Right to Resist (especially violent) Repression & Just Revolutionary War

    The Right to Resist (especially violent) Repression & Just Revolutionary War
    To date, and rather surprisingly given the violent (and non-violent) struggles of oppressed peoples around our planet in the twentieth century, those who specialize in normative political theory and the ethics of war (or just war theory) have…
  • Nov 5

    Wen and the Odes in Confucianism: possible lessons for a democratic polity?

    Wen and the Odes in Confucianism: possible lessons for a democratic polity?
     In the political domain … acts of knowing and persuading rested upon wise use of the Odes. … [I]n any social gathering, true virtuosi of theOdes, whether male or female, could safely express their innermost feelings…
Rank this Week: 4132

AsktheJudge.info

AsktheJudge.info

Educational site for and about teens and the law. By retired juvenile judge Tom Jacobs.

http://www.askthejudge.info/
  • Nov 10

    Can students be forced to recite the Pledge of Allegiance?

    Can students be forced to recite the Pledge of Allegiance?
    In 2016, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started a national conversation and movement by kneeling on the sidelines during the national anthem. His act of protest was meant to call attention to police misconduct and…
  • Oct 13

    October is Anti-Cyberbullying Month

    October is Anti-Cyberbullying Month
    The Current State of Cyberbullying October is National Anti-Cyberbullying Month, so it’s a good time to reflect on the state of cyberbullying in our country and abroad and to remind each other to be kind. Over the past decade, adults…
  • Oct 11

    If teenage Donald Trump had appeared in my court . . .

    If teenage Donald Trump had appeared in my court . . .
    How would I have dealt with Donald J. Trump had he appeared in my court during his teen years? You may recall the Texas teen, sixteen year-old Ethan Couch, who drank some beer with friends and then drove his truck 70 m.p.h. in…
Rank this Week: 1382

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Supreme People's Court Monitor

Focuses on China's highest court. By Susan Finder.

http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/
  • Nov 8

    Supreme People’s Court strengthens judicial review of arbitration

    Supreme People’s Court strengthens judicial review of arbitration
    At China’s Arbitration Summit in late September, Liu Guixiang, Chief Judge of the #1 Circuit Court, called attention to a notice that the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) issued earlier this year to strengthen judicial review of…
  • Nov 3

    “Clerking” for the Supreme People’s Court

    “Clerking” for the Supreme People’s Court
    One of the unexpected influences of the United States system on the Chinese courts is the Supreme People’s Court’s (SPC) elite internship program, instituted in 2015.  (The German system of requiring law students to intern in…
  • Oct 24

    Farewell Judge Fang Jingang

    Farewell Judge Fang Jingang
      Funeral of Judge Fang Jinggang, #4 Circuit Court, Zhengzhou While Party leaders (including Supreme People’s Court (SPC) President Zhou Qiang) were attending the 19th Communist Party Congress, tragedy again struck the Chinese…
Rank this Week: 2610

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

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

    You Can’t Go Home Again

    You Can’t Go Home Again
    This puppy is unbearably cute. It hasnothing to do with the story.State v. Shores, 2017 VT 102 (mem.)By Andrew DelaneyThomas Wolfe’s posthumous novel of the same title as this post is 743 pages long. So don’t say we never taught…
  • Oct 28

    Country Road

    Country Road
    Road or path? Wouldn't youlike to know. Granville v. Loprete, 2017 VT 101By Andrew DelaneyAncient roads can haunt you. The Town of Granville put together an Ancient Roads Committee and a process for identifying said ye olde wagon-paths.…
  • Oct 28

    But Her Emails!

    But Her Emails!
    Does it matter where? Toensing v. The Attorney General of Vermont, 2017 VT 99By Elizabeth KruskaThis decision seems like a big deal, but when you boil it down, it actually seems a lot more like common sense. I will sum up: sometimes…
Rank this Week: 3785

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 27

    Supervised Release Talks Justice Reform in Washington D.C.

    Supervised Release Talks Justice Reform in Washington D.C.
    The following post was written by John Megaw, Director of Special InitiativesOn Friday, October 20, 2017 an intrepid group of Supervised Release staff from Bronx Community Solutions traveled to the 2017 International Criminology Conference at…
  • Oct 5

    Getting in the Weeds with Community Service: A Garden in Need

    Getting in the Weeds with Community Service: A Garden in Need
    Community Service staff members Azem Dobrodoli and Corey Hatton hard at workEvery day as they clean the parks and streets of the Bronx, our community service team and clients provide the most visible presence for Bronx Community Solutions in…
  • Oct 4

    BCS on the Beat with 42nd Precinct

    BCS on the Beat with 42nd Precinct
    Bronx Community Solutions continued our growing collaboration with the 42nd precinct last Thursday as two of our clinical staff members, Shlomit Levy (Clinical Coordinator) and Magaly Melendez (Safety & Empowerment Counselor) took to the…
Rank this Week: 1636

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Supreme Court news. From PBS NewsHour.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/?t=supreme-court
  • Oct 11

    Supreme Court dismisses 1 of 2 travel ban case

    Supreme Court dismisses 1 of 2 travel ban case
    Demonstrators protest against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban outside the offices of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Chicago, Illinois, on March 16, 2017. Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/Reuters WASHINGTON —…
  • Oct 3

    Did district lines rig Wisconsin elections? Supreme Court case could reshape politic

    Did district lines rig Wisconsin elections? Supreme Court case could reshape politic
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: But first: The U.S. Supreme Court began its new term this week with a full bench of nine justices and a jam-packed docket. Today’s case, on partisan gerrymandering, has the potential to…
  • Oct 1

    Supreme Court to hear case testing the limits of partisan gerrymandering

    Supreme Court to hear case testing the limits of partisan gerrymandering
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioBy Sam Weber and Laura Fong JEFF GREENFIELD: On a recent Tuesday evening, dozens of Wisconsin voters gathered in a Milwaukee public library, to hear about a campaign — aimed not at protecting the right…
Rank this Week: 3418

New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

Covers the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals and other federal and state appeals courts. By Professor Vincent Martin Bonventre.

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Oct 1

    A Supremely Blockbuster New Term?

    A Supremely Blockbuster New Term?
    For much of the last two terms, the United States Supreme Court was short one Justice. The vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in early 2016 remained unfilled until the appointment of Neil Gorsuch late last term. During…
  • Aug 2

    Gorsuch, Part 6: The Now-Justice Like the Then-Judge

    Gorsuch, Part 6: The Now-Justice Like the Then-Judge
    We've seen how Neil Gorsuch's record as an appeals court judge was ultra-conservative. Reviewing those cases where he stuck his neck out to disagree publicly with his colleagues by writing a dissenting opinion--presumably because he felt…
  • Jul 16

    Gorsuch, Part 5: Criminal Cases--His Past IS Prologue

    Gorsuch, Part 5: Criminal Cases--His Past IS Prologue
    In the last post, we began to look at now-Justice Neil Gorsuch's record as a federal appeals judge. [See Part 4.] We looked at his dissenting opinions--those very revealing writings--during his time on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, which…
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Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Cara Menyadap Whatsapp Orang Lain Dengan Mudah

    Cara Menyadap Whatsapp Orang Lain Dengan Mudah
    Whatsapp adalah aplikasi chatting sebagai pengganti sms yang hampir dimiliki semua pengguna ponsel baik itu android, ios dan lainnya. Dimana aplikasi pintar ini memiliki banyak sekali fungsi, seperti halnya untuk sms, voice note, mengirim…
  • Jan 27

    model rambut messi gaya rambut terbaru

    model rambut messi gaya rambut terbaru
     Pengagum sepak bola terutama fans bobot Lionel Messi anyar saja nih di buat ramai oleh mengedarnya tampilan rambut anyar sang bintang. Lewat account instagram pribadi sang istri, Antonela Roccuzzo (@antoroccuzzo88) rambut anyar Lionel…
  • Jan 26

    tips merias wajah anak untuk hari kartini

    tips merias wajah anak untuk hari kartini
     Tepatnya tanggal 21 April 2015, diperingati yang menjadi Hari Kartini. Tiap-tiap Hari Kartini banyak sekolah, lembaga, serta perusahan memperingatinya oleh cara lakukan karnaval. Peserta karnaval diwajibkan memakai baju kebiasaan atau…
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Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 13

    Double Jeopardy Claim Falls Short on Deferential Habeas Review

    Double Jeopardy Claim Falls Short on Deferential Habeas Review
    In the habeas matter of Wilkerson v. Superintendent Fayette SCI, Nos. 15-1598 & 15-2673, the Third Circuit defers to a state court determination that the defendant’s conviction of both an attempted murder count and an aggravated…
  • Sep 8

    Court Opens Door for Long-Timers Serving Mandatory Guidelines Sentence

    Court Opens Door for Long-Timers Serving Mandatory Guidelines Sentence
    In In re Hoffner, –F.3d–, 2017 WL 3908880, the Court today holds that persons sentenced in the bad ol’ days of the mandatory Guidelines may proceed on challenges under 28 U.S.C. § 2255 to guideline…
  • Aug 18

    Federal Court upholds RICO and wire fraud conviction for New Jersey political party official

    Federal Court upholds RICO and wire fraud conviction for New Jersey political party official
    In United States v. Ferriero, __F.3d.__, 2017 WL 3319283, 15-4064 (3rd Cir. Aug. 4, 2017), the Third Circuit upheld a RICO violation when a political party official arranged to receive a percentage of fees paid to a vender that he recommended…
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News From Dallas Appellate…

News From Dallas Appellate Attorney Chad Ruback

Covers Dallas Court of Appeals developments.

http://news.appeal.pro
  • Jul 21

    Vimeo Test Video

    Vimeo Test Video
  • Jun 19

    Importance of Candor to the Court

    Importance of Candor to the Court
    Dallas Court of Appeals Justices Ada Brown, Molly Francis, and Bill Whitehill spoke at a Dallas Association of Young Lawyers seminar in the Merrill Hartman Courtroom of the George Allen […]
  • Feb 29

    My Review of a Mexican Traffic Stop

    My Review of a Mexican Traffic Stop
    As with all vacations, I had mixed feelings that this one was […]
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The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

Focuses Florida appellate and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. By Jeffrey Kuntz.

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
  • Nov 4

    Blog Dormant - November 4, 2016

    Blog Dormant - November 4, 2016
    As of November 4, 2016, this blog is dormant. See http://www.jud6.org/LegalCommunity/LegalPractice/opinions/jeacopinions/2009/2009-20.html
  • Jun 1

    Florida's 2013 Adoption of Daubert Standard Should Be Applied Retroactively

    Florida's 2013 Adoption of Daubert Standard Should Be Applied Retroactively
    In Bunin v. Matrix Initiatives, Inc. (4D14-3579), the Fourth District affirmed the trial court's retroactive application of the Florida Legislature's 2013 adoption of the federal Daubert standard for the admission of expert testimony. The…
  • May 26

    Foreclosure Sale Cannot Go Forward When Timely Filed Motion for Rehearing Is Pending

    Foreclosure Sale Cannot Go Forward When Timely Filed Motion for Rehearing Is Pending
    In 944 CWELT-2007 LLC v. Bank of America (3D15-2091), the Third District granted a petition for certiorari that sought to quash an order denying a motion to cancel a foreclosure sale. On the date of the scheduled foreclosure sale, a…
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FlascBlog

FlascBlog

Covers the Florida Supreme Court.

http://www.flascblog.com
  • Sep 25

    The Antique Firearm Exception to Florida’s Felon-in-Possession Statute

    The Antique Firearm Exception to Florida’s Felon-in-Possession Statute
    Jacek Stramski | The Supreme Court recently clarified the antique firearm exception to Florida’s “felon-in-possession” statute. The exception excludes antique firearms from the general probition on possessing firearms by…
  • Sep 18

    Court Orders New Mayoral Election for Miami Garden

    Court Orders New Mayoral Election for Miami Garden
    Jacek Stramski | The City of Miami Gardens will have to hold a second election for mayor after the Florida Supreme Court invalidated the election held on August 30, 2016. In Wright v. City of Miami Beach (SC16-1518), the Court
  • Jul 9

    When is an Accident a Crash under Florida’s Hit and Run Statute?

    When is an Accident a Crash under Florida’s Hit and Run Statute?
    Jacek Stramski | On July 7, the Supreme Court of Florida considered what it means for a vehicle to be “involved in a crash” for purposes of section 316.027, Florida Statutes. Gaulden v. State (SC14-399). The Court concluded in a
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Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
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ECJBlog

ECJBlog

Features news about the European Court of Justice. By Allard Knook.

http://courtofjustice.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy

    Case C‑202/13, McCarthy
    Where third-country nationals hold a ‘residence card of a family member of a Union citizen’, UK cannot make right of entry subject to requirement to first obtain visa>> McCarthy had dual British and Irish nationality. He and…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft

    Case C‑354/13, Kaltoft
    EU law not laying down principle of non-discrimination on grounds of obesityThe Employment Equality Directive (Directive 2000/78/EC) prohibits discrimination based on religion, belief, disability, age or sexual orientation in relation to…
  • Jan 2

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez

    Case C‑416/13, Vital Pérez
    Local rule setting maximum age for recruitment of police officers at 30 years contrary to EU law>> The Employment Equality Directive (The EE Directive, Directive 2000/78/EC)  prohibits any form of discrimination in employment based…
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Underneath Their Robes

Underneath Their Robes

News, gossip, and colorful commentary about the federal judiciary.

http://underneaththeirrobes.blogs.com/main/
  • Sep 25

    Building Buzz for Supreme Ambition

    Building Buzz for Supreme Ambition
    Never in her wildest dreams did Article III Groupie imagine that she'd be the author of a well-reviewed novel boasting blurbs from the likes of Chief Judge Alex Kozinski and Judge Richard A. Posner. What more could a girl ask...
  • Sep 5

    A New Site for Fans of Underneath Their Robe

    A New Site for Fans of Underneath Their Robe
    Article III Groupie has a new project. If you would be interested in reading about a young lawyer's quest to join the ranks of the Elect, i.e., to secure a Supreme Court clerkship, check out the link below. Preface [Supreme Ambitions]
  • Feb 4

    In re Underneath Their Robe

    In re Underneath Their Robe
    Alas, this blog is no longer active. Of course, please feel free to browse through the extensive archives.
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Judge Bonnie Sudderth

Judge Bonnie Sudderth

Covers the Texas Rules of Evidence.

http://judgebonniesudderth.wordpress.com/
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The Buck Stops Here

The Buck Stops Here

Covers education law, politics, and the judiciary. By Stuart Buck.

http://stuartbuck.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    If KIPP is so bad, what does that say about poor minority parents?

    If KIPP is so bad, what does that say about poor minority parents?
    Education blogger Jim Horn, who doesn't let accuracy interfere with his eagerness to condemn charter schools, has yet another post decrying KIPP and similar schools for being eugenicist. He claims that what's going on is "cultural and…
  • Apr 17

    Relative vs. Absolute Poverty Measure

    Relative vs. Absolute Poverty Measure
    In discussions over poverty and education policy in the United States, it is common to see international comparisons. These comparisons usually make the United States look quite bad -- i.e., 21% of our children are in poverty compared to 4%…
  • Mar 7

    Ravitch's math

    Ravitch's math
    In a recent post, Diane Ravitch decries the fact that Chicago charters expel a higher percentage of kids than do the other public schools: The data reveal that during the last school year, 307 students were kicked out of charter schools,…
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