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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: 6

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 17

    Common Internet of Things Devices May Expose Consumers to Cyber Exploitation

    Common Internet of Things Devices May Expose Consumers to Cyber Exploitation
    From FBI News Release, October 17, 2017: “In conjunction with National Cyber Security Awareness Month, the FBI is re-iterating the growing concern of cyber criminals targeting unsecure Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The number of IoT…
  • Oct 17

    NIST – Passphrases are the new way to protect your digital world

    NIST – Passphrases are the new way to protect your digital world
    NIST Blog, Mike Garcia: “…First, I’m going to share the takeaways from our new password guidance. Simply put: Use passphrases, not passwords. Then, I’m going to explain the absolute most important thing to know about…
  • Oct 17

    Intellectual Property for the Twenty-First-Century Economy

    Intellectual Property for the Twenty-First-Century Economy
    Intellectual Property for the Twenty-First-Century Economy, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Dean Baker, Arjun Jayadev. October 17, 2017. “Developing countries are increasingly pushing back against the intellectual property regime foisted on them by…
Rank this Week: 15

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 17

    Federal judge in Hawaii blocks new travel ban

    Federal judge in Hawaii blocks new travel ban
    A judge for the US District Court for Hawaii on Tuesday blocked [order, PDF] the implementation of the latest version [text, PDF] of President Donald Trump’s so-called travel ban [JURIST news archive]. The ban significantly limits…
  • Oct 17

    Spain top court: Catalonia referendum law void

    Spain top court: Catalonia referendum law void
    [JURIST] Spain’s Constitutional Court [official website] unanimously ruled [judgment, PDF, in Spanish] Tuesday that Catalonia’s referendum on independence was illegal as the regional law upon which it was based was illegal under…
  • Oct 17

    Europe rights court: Russia opposition leader's conviction arbitrary

    Europe rights court: Russia opposition leader's conviction arbitrary
    [JURIST] The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) [official website] ruled [judgment] Tuesday that the conviction of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for fraud and money laundering was arbitrary and unfair, and granted damages. The…
Rank this Week: 17

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Oct 17

    Lawsuit: eateries’ switch to service-included policy was price-fixing conspiracy

    Lawsuit: eateries’ switch to service-included policy was price-fixing conspiracy
    Sued over tip division, some popular New York City restaurants switched to service-included pricing. Now, lawyers are suing them over that, calling it a price-fixing conspiracy in violation of antitrust laws and saying that the hike in menu…
  • Oct 16

    In Ontario, a new Test Act?

    In Ontario, a new Test Act?
    According to the Ontario bar association, all lawyers “must prepare and submit a personal ‘Statement of Principles’ attesting that we value and promote equality, diversity and inclusion.” Bad idea: “In free…
  • Oct 16

    “The £400,000 comma”

    “The £400,000 comma”
    Is it a true story? It is at the least a widely circulated old story that many persons would have been in a position to correct if untrue. Here is a 1928 version [via Jot 101] Solicitors in their private practice have evolved a language of…
Rank this Week: 28

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017
    More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid…
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
Rank this Week: 32

Is There a Lawyer in the Church?

Is There a Lawyer in the Church?

Helpful Biblical Counsel on the Real Life Legal Situations You Face. By Stephen Bloom.

http://www.istherealawyerinthechurch.com
  • Nov 30

    NOTICE TO READERS: Suspending Activity on “Is There a Lawyer in the Church?” Blawg

    NOTICE TO READERS: Suspending Activity on “Is There a Lawyer in the Church?” Blawg
    Because of my recent election to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, I am suspending my activity here at “Is There a Lawyer in the Church?” I have disabled the comment feature, but I intend to leave the static site available as a…
  • May 22

    Good News and Bad News: Primary Election Win Extends Blogging Break

    Good News and Bad News: Primary Election Win Extends Blogging Break
    Good news: I won the Republican primary election for the PA 199th District State House seat! Bad news: No time for blogging as my campaign for the November 2 general election is on! Please visit my campaign website.
  • Apr 20

    Taking a Blog Break: Pennsylvania Election Day May 18 (I’m running for state legislature)

    Taking a Blog Break: Pennsylvania Election Day May 18 (I’m running for state legislature)
    I’m running for Pennsylvania State Legislature and will be focused on campaigning through election day, so I’m taking a break from new postings here until after May 18. Please visit my campaign website www.StephenLBloom.com Your prayers…
Rank this Week: 82

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Oct 17

    Maryland Judge Clashes with Trump Administration, Critics Over Latest Travel Ban

    Maryland Judge Clashes with Trump Administration, Critics Over Latest Travel Ban
    A federal judge in Maryland heard arguments against the third and latest rendition of Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. The controversial executive order marks a slight divergence from its predecessors. While the first two…
  • Oct 17

    American Christianity is Losing Its Soul

    American Christianity is Losing Its Soul
    An unholy alliance between religion, politics, fear, and profit makes for strange bedfellows, in this time when American Christianity is losing its soul. The post American Christianity is Losing Its Soul appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Oct 17

    Hospital Airs out Its Dirty Laundry – Along with Stillborn Babie

    Hospital Airs out Its Dirty Laundry – Along with Stillborn Babie
    Hospital Airs out Its Dirty Laundry – Along with Stillborn Babies The post Hospital Airs out Its Dirty Laundry – Along with Stillborn Babies appeared first on Legal Reader.
Rank this Week: 127

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Sep 29

    Legal Implications of the Equifax Data Breach

    Legal Implications of the Equifax Data Breach
    The credit-reporting agency Equifax experienced a massive data breach, exposing the personal and financial data of 143 million U.S. consumers, including names, birthdates, addresses, and even social security numbers and license numbers. On…
  • Sep 15

    DACA, DREAMers, and the Threat of Deportation

    DACA, DREAMers, and the Threat of Deportation
    After the recording of this podcast, President Trump mentioned that he would work with Democrats on DACA and immigration policy. As of today, a potential "DACA deal" with Democrats remains unclear.  Due to the developing nature of this…
  • Sep 1

    First Amendment’s Clash with Censorship and Hate Speech

    First Amendment’s Clash with Censorship and Hate Speech
    For the past year, the First Amendment, censorship, and hate speech have been at the forefront of the news cycle. From President Trump blocking users on Twitter, to violence at rallies or on college campuses, protections of our First…
Rank this Week: 159

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 143

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
Rank this Week: 224

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 217

Going to the Mat

Going to the Mat

Covers issues and ideas in politics, law, and education.

http://mattjohnston.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    No Handmaid's Tale Here

    No Handmaid's Tale Here
    But maybe you should take a look at the latest member of the UN's Women's Rights Council- Saudi Arabia. https://thewriterinblack.com/2017/05/04/the-handmaids-tale/______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs & Stepover
  • Apr 30

    Liberal Fascism

    Liberal Fascism
    It is not just a Jonah Goldberg bookntitle and warning. It is here, now. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kass/ct-free-speech-kass-0430-20170428-column.html______________________________ Check out my soccer blog Nutmegs &…
  • Apr 6

    Ooops.....

    Ooops.....
    People in glass houses should not throw stones. I wonder how many of the other Senators have equal pay between their male and female staff?…
Rank this Week: 184

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

About law, literature and the humanities. By the Law & Humanities Institute.

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Acosta Arcarazo on Open Borders in the Nineteenth Century: Constructing the National, the Citizen, and the Foreigner in South America @BristolUni

    Acosta Arcarazo on Open Borders in the Nineteenth Century: Constructing the National, the Citizen, and the Foreigner in South America @BristolUni
    Diego Acosta Arcarazo, University of Bristol, has published Open Borders in the Nineteenth Century: Constructing the National, the Citizen and the Foreigner in South America as Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies Research Paper No.…
  • Oct 16

    Lloyd on Why Originalism Cannot Work @LloydEsq

    Lloyd on Why Originalism Cannot Work @LloydEsq
    ICYMI: Harold Anthony Lloyd, Wake Forest University School of Law, has published Why Originalism Cannot Work: Lessons from Logic, Scripture, and Art. Here is the abstract. Neil Gorsuch lauds judges who purport to “apply the law as it…
  • Oct 16

    Ricca on How To Make Space and Law Interplay Horizonally

    Ricca on How To Make Space and Law Interplay Horizonally
    ICYMI:Mario Ricca, University of Parma, has published How to Make Space and Law Interplay Horizontally: From Legal Geography to Legal Chorology. Here is the abstract. This essay addresses the thorny issue of how legal words and spatial…
Rank this Week: 345

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 416

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

Covers law and legal information in the Philippines. From Fred Pamaos.

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 305

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • May 31

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community
    Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too…
Rank this Week: 298

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 373

Beyond the Underground

Beyond the Underground

Covers legal news, politics, and whimsy. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.legalunderground.com
  • Nov 28

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S
    MEANWHILE, IN AUSTIN'S STUDIO IN KANSAS CITY . . . Here's a shot of the inside of Austin's studio in Kansas City, with scattered self-portraits in oil done for a recent assignment--
  • Nov 28

    SELECTIONS FROM MY

    SELECTIONS FROM MY
    SELECTIONS FROM MY SKETCHBOOK . . . I haven't posted much "artwork" lately, though I'm still in the thrall of a drawing compulsion, which began when conversations about art with my son Austin (of the trip to Costa Rica),…
  • Nov 27

    TYPES OF LAWYERS

    TYPES OF LAWYERS
    TYPES OF LAWYERS #8: THE PARTNER WHO GOLFS . . . Shhh! The partner-who-golfs is teeing off, and he never likes it when you chuckle during his backswing. So you don't. Instead, you stand quietly as he adjusts his unorthodox stance,…
Rank this Week: 294

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Oct 26

    O'Neill Institute

    O'Neill Institute
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  • Oct 6

    NAFTA

    NAFTA
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 1002

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Oct 17

    October 18, 201`7

    October 18, 201`7
  • Oct 17

    Kanika Feaster | Humanim

    Kanika Feaster | Humanim
    Kanika Feaster has been promoted to vice president of workforce development and youth services ar Humanim. Dhe was previously the company’s director of workforce development and community liaison. Information in Movers and Shakers is…
  • Oct 17

    Henry Posko | Humanim

    Henry Posko | Humanim
    Henry Posko, president and CEO of Humanim, was honored by Leadership Maryland for his leadership in the nonprofit sector. In commemoration of its 25th anniversary, Posko received Leadership Maryland’s platinum award which recognizes 25…
Rank this Week: 839

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Oct 17

    Preventing Rapists from Obtaining Child Custody

    Preventing Rapists from Obtaining Child Custody
    Many child custody cases are heart-breaking, but the most horrific cases involve children who were forcibly conceived. The law struggles with what appears to be the easiest of questions: do rapists have child custody rights? The Horrific Case…
  • Oct 16

    Attorney General Sessions Argues Civils Rights Act Doesn’t Bar Discrimination against Transgender Person

    Attorney General Sessions Argues Civils Rights Act Doesn’t Bar Discrimination against Transgender Person
    Earlier this October, Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III ordered the Justice Department to argue in court that transgender people are not protected by the Civil Rights Act. The Civil Rights Act protects employees from…
  • Oct 13

    Child Pleads to Save Toys R Us from Bankruptcy

    Child Pleads to Save Toys R Us from Bankruptcy
    Growing up, my family would often spend Saturday mornings just visiting our local Toys R Us. If we couldn’t convince our parents to buy the latest Transformers or Game Boys, we’d hide them in the back shelves until we could return…
Rank this Week: 993

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Oct 13

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15

    Zief Library Closure Notice: Closed October 13 through October 15
    Zief Library will be closed from October 13 to October 15. As of today, we plan to reopen at our usual time on October 16. University leadership announced on October 12 that all classes and events at USF are canceled...
  • Aug 28

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide
    The Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, has been operating for seven years (congratulations!). This post contains a helpful A-Z subject listing of all of the research guides published since In Custodia Legis began posting. Check…
  • Aug 21

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized
    Organizing legal research can be challenging, particularly when you're gathering sources from web pages, Lexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, and a host of other legal research sources. PowerNotes is a new online research tool designed to make legal…
Rank this Week: 512

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 11

    CAN MY TEXT MESSAGES BE A WILL?

    CAN MY TEXT MESSAGES BE A WILL?
    A recent case in Australia answered the question of whether a text message can create a will.  The Court ruled that a decedent’s text messages, some of which were unsent, could constitute a will. …
  • Sep 19

    PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THEFT: CHOOSE THE RIGHT PERSON AS POWER OF ATTORNEY

    PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THEFT: CHOOSE THE RIGHT PERSON AS POWER OF ATTORNEY
    Bad estate planning decisions happen all the time, even when you have a great attorney. One common mistake: Choosing the wrong person to be your power of attorney. A recent case in the news was a great reminder.…
  • Sep 18

    Equifax--Be Careful of Accepting Help From Equifax

    Equifax--Be Careful of Accepting Help From Equifax
    I was asked to comment on the Equifax credit dispute.  Be careful of accepting the free credit monitoring service.
Rank this Week: 499

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Sep 21

    Guest Post By Colin Cortbus: Angela Merkel‘s Empire of Censorship and Deception

    Guest Post By Colin Cortbus: Angela Merkel‘s Empire of Censorship and Deception
    Colin Cortbus, who has written here twice before about free speech issues in Germany, returns to discuss recent German censorship measures. Angela Merkel‘s German government has decided to crush digital freedom of speech to silence…
  • Sep 5

    Hate Speech Debate on More Perfect Live

    Hate Speech Debate on More Perfect Live
    I'm a huge fan of Radiolab's Supreme Court podcast "More Perfect," so I'm thrilled to be participating in a live debate this Wednesday September 6, 2017. I'll be debating Elie Mystal about whether hate speech laws are a sound or permissible…
  • Aug 19

    Popehat Goes To The Opera: Un ballo in maschera

    Popehat Goes To The Opera: Un ballo in maschera
    It's time once again for Popehat Goes To The Opera, the feature in which I demonstrate that opera is more bizarre, ridiculous, and wonderful than you had realized. Previously I defiled Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte and Wagner's Tannhauser. Let's…
Rank this Week: 979

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix
    I will wager that most of you don’t have a lot of time to keep up with the latest tech gadgets, apps, sites, and services. While I probably don’t have a lot of time for that either, I have come to recognize my tech addiction for…
  • Apr 8

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot
    From the looks of it, this is my first official blog post in over 6 months, and only the second post in more than a year. From the days when I used to track law bloggers, I definitely qualify as an “inactive.” I’ve been…
  • Sep 14

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look
    If you happened to be sleeping or otherwise absent last week, you may have missed that Apple announced a few products. Being an iPad fan, I was of course interested to see the much-rumored announcement of the iPad Pro, a much larger tablet…
Rank this Week: 542

b-screeds

b-screeds

By Thomas R. Bruce of the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/tbruce
  • Dec 24

    Windmill

    Windmill
    A couple of days ago, in the way that one does on the Internet, I stumbled into the extraordinary story of William Kamkwamba, who built a windmill from scrap and spare parts to provide electricity to his home. He was 14, living in an isolated…
  • Jun 10

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

    This one’s got me feeling my age…
    … in more ways than one.  Back in May of 1994, a week or so before the annual CALI conference for legal technologists, three of us circulated the document you see below.  Composed by me, Peter Martin, and Will Sadler, it set…
  • Jun 10

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

    This one’s got me feeling my age…
    … in more ways than one.  Back in May of 1994, a week or so before the annual CALI conference for legal technologists, three of us circulated the document you see below.  Composed by me, Peter Martin, and Will Sadler, it set…
Rank this Week: 871

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

Life, law and the Internet - news, information and commentary from Rick Klau.

http://tins.rklau.com/
  • Oct 5

    My unconsciously biased address book

    My unconsciously biased address book
    The 20% problemEarlier this year, I cleaned up my contacts and became interested in what the gender split would look like for my address book. Not only was it no better than my Twitter experiment from last year, the numbers were exactly the…
  • Oct 1

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network
    A month or so ago, I got to wondering whether there was any way to determine the gender of my LinkedIn network. Surprisingly, LinkedIn doesn't even ask for gender on sign-up, so I couldn't just pull the info directly from LinkedIn. And I…
  • Dec 4

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo
    A couple years ago, I wrote about my first serious attempt to organize my family’s photos. 50,000 digital photos spanning more than a decade — scattered across multiple computers, phones, cameras, and hard drives. It…
Rank this Week: 611

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Oct 21

    Prizmo

    Prizmo
    Prizmo is a scanning app for iPhone and iPad. It can export in multiple formats and even OCR a scan. Read more about it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 13

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS
    This US Department of Justice app allows for a quick and easy way to find law student interships and attorney jobs too. It's available for iOS now and coming for Android. You can find it here. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Oct 2

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8
    iOS 8 has some cool new features, check them out here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 493

Al Nye The Lawyer Guy

Al Nye The Lawyer Guy

Thoughts and Observations from Al Nye.

http://www.alnyethelawyerguy.com/al_nye_the_lawyer_guy/
  • Jul 26

    I've Joined A Firm!

    I've Joined A Firm!
    Wondering why you haven't seen any posts lately? I've joined the law firm of Robinson, Kriger & McCallum. Come give their website a look: http://www.rkmlegal.com/info.php?sec=2&pid=49
  • Apr 29

    Do Your Divorce Right by Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy

    Do Your Divorce Right by Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy
    Do Your Divorce Right By Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy Tower Publishing $16.95 softcover, 377 pages, 978-0-9827955-3-8 (2011) This book should be required reading for all couples going through a contested divorce in Maine – it’s…
  • Apr 3

    Searsport Delighted To Have No New Busine

    Searsport Delighted To Have No New Busine
    As reported in the Portland Press Herald today, the town of Searsport appears delighted to reject a planned a 22 million-gallon liquid propane storage tank in town. This was going to be a $40 million terminal that I can only assume would…
Rank this Week: 609

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: 863

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    Kuklík and Petráš's "Minorities and Law in Czechoslovakia"

    Kuklík and Petráš's "Minorities and Law in Czechoslovakia"
    Jan Kuklík, Charles University, and René Petráš, Masaryk University, have published Minorities and Law in Czechoslovakia, 1918-1992, with the Karolinum Press, which is distributed in the United States by the…
  • Oct 17

    Lustig on Governance Histories of International Law

    Lustig on Governance Histories of International Law
    Doreen Lustig, Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law, has posted Governance Histories of International Law:During virtually the same period in which international lawyers began to critically explore the history of their discipline,…
  • Oct 17

    University of Minnesota Legal History Workshop 2017-18

    University of Minnesota Legal History Workshop 2017-18
    [We have the following announcement from our friends at the University of Minnesota. Barbara Welke is leading this year's workshop.]LEGAL HISTORY WORKSHOP FALL 2017Mondale Hall 473, Thursday, 4:05 – 6:00 pmAs in past years, we will…
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Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
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Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday October 17, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.Did you know that your Employer has a duty to accommodate your disability up until a point of undue hardship? An employee is…
  • Oct 16

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of October 16, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of October 16, 2017
    Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of October 16, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: Feds win bid to reargue the facts used in landmark assisted-dying case Edmonton lawyer asks court to reveal judges' training materials…
  • Oct 13

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday, October 13, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at…
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CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Oct 16

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion

    4 Reasons to Get Help on a Fee Motion
    Just because you successfully handled the merits of a case doesn’t mean that you should take on a large or complex fee motion that arises from it. It may be time to bring in someone with fee motion expertise. Here are four reasons to…
  • Oct 13

    Can Opinion Come In Under the Business-Records Exception?

    Can Opinion Come In Under the Business-Records Exception?
    Here’s a common evidence question: Are opinions admissible when they’re in business records? The answer is generally “yes,” as long as the statement of opinion is in a writing that qualifies otherwise for the…
  • Oct 11

    5 Things to Include in Every Estate Plan

    5 Things to Include in Every Estate Plan
    So you’ve gathered the client’s data—personal and financial—and know the client’s objectives. What do you do? Here are 5 typical documents you’ll need for the estate plan. Will. A client who needs an estate…
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Legal Legacy

Legal Legacy

This day in legal history, with occasional relevant posts on legal resources and developments, and book reviews.

http://legallegacy.wordpress.com
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Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Oct 13

    Next Steps After a Fire: Experienced Attorneys Share Their Insight

    Next Steps After a Fire: Experienced Attorneys Share Their Insight
    This week we sat with two attorneys to get their perspectives on what they believe are the next steps people should take after a fire. The post Next Steps After a Fire: Experienced Attorneys Share Their Insight appeared first on Rocket…
  • Oct 11

    Who runs the world? Female entrepreneur

    Who runs the world? Female entrepreneur
    October is National Women's Small Business Month and we are celebrating that it is no longer a growing trend but is contributing to our economy as well. The post Who runs the world? Female entrepreneurs appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Sep 29

    Life at Rocket Lawyer: Meet Diksha

    Life at Rocket Lawyer: Meet Diksha
    Meet Diksha. She is our Product Manager for Legal Advice and a fitness buff who brings a positive outlook every day to the office and to her team. The post Life at Rocket Lawyer: Meet Diksha appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
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HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

Covers New York business, criminal, employment, estate planning, family and real estate law.

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Oct 11

    Parental Liability Law Seeks to Prevent Bullying in North Tonawanda

    Parental Liability Law Seeks to Prevent Bullying in North Tonawanda
    Parents of children accused of bullying can now face jail time under new legislation passed by the City of North Tonawanda, which took effect on October 1, 2017. By holding parents accountable for their child’s misconduct, North…
  • Oct 6

    Quick Pointers for Protecting your Identity after the Equifax Security Breach

    Quick Pointers for Protecting your Identity after the Equifax Security Breach
    The recent security breach at the Equifax credit reporting agency exposed extensive personal information on 143 million Americans.  Computer hackers gained access to consumers’ names, addresses, social security numbers and dates of…
  • Aug 8

    Paid Family Leave in a nutshell

    Paid Family Leave in a nutshell
    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (PFL) affects not only employees but employers, too. It is important to stay up to date on this legislation and how its passing can affect your business. Unlike The Family and Medical Leave Act…
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Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Oct 9

    Teaching Transformation for Well-being

    Teaching Transformation for Well-being
    In his August 21, 2017 blog, John Lande offered cogent observations about the new report of the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being, The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change.  Noting the…
  • Oct 1

    Forbes article focusing on law schools, competencies and skills development

    Forbes article focusing on law schools, competencies and skills development
    Earlier this week, Forbes contributor Mark A. Cohen discussed what he calls “the interdependency — and misalignment —   of law school stakeholders.”  Cohen refers to a comment in a recent…
  • Sep 25

    Experience with Peer Support, Peer Review and Feedback on Teaching?  

    Experience with Peer Support, Peer Review and Feedback on Teaching?  
    We are all familiar with engagement in peer review of scholarship. Law faculty culture prioritizes peer input and review of scholarly ideas and articles. Sending drafts of articles to colleagues for feedback, “workshopping”…
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Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.
    So the New York Times published a story about how movie executive Harvey Weinstein has allegedly been sexually harassing women for many years. I could link to a number of other news reports about other powerful men allegedly doing similar…
  • Oct 3

    Don't buy the myth

    Don't buy the myth
    As is my custom, I did not look at the news yesterday morning before I walked to work. So I was in a good mood when I passed the security guard in lobby of the building where I work.  My mood got even better when I noticed the guard had…
  • Aug 11

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.

    Things I learned on my recent trip to North Dakota.
    I was in Bismarck, North Dakota, for a couple of days this week. Bismarck, as Reader(s)™ may know, is the capitol of North Dakota. One thinks of North Dakota as being flat and treeless, but Bismarck has more hills than Minneapolis and a…
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The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Who is Eligible for Parole in the UK?

    Who is Eligible for Parole in the UK?
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Persons who are detained for different criminal offences in the UK can apply for parole and be released before the sentence is over. There are particular conditions to…
  • Sep 22

    Is Avvo a credible way to search for reliable attorneys (in the USA)

    Is Avvo a credible way to search for reliable attorneys (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Living in a world of facts, figures and statistics, it’s easy to be sucked into the direction which ratings and percentages try to lead us. There are many…
  • Aug 23

    Three Things That a Personal Injury Lawyer Can do For You

    Three Things That a Personal Injury Lawyer Can do For You
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post People don’t always realize the value of a great lawyer. In fact, some people even attempt to take on legal cases on their own. If you’re a victim of…
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VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Oct 6

    Deeply intertwingled law

    Deeply intertwingled law
    by John Sheridan There is no other form of written texts quite like legislation, nor a form so suited to the web. In retrospect, readers of legislation had been waiting a long time for a hypertext system, such as the web, to be invented. It…
  • Sep 15

    25 for 25: A Librarian’s Free Law Awakening

    25 for 25: A Librarian’s Free Law Awakening
    by Sarah Glassmeyer I don’t think I even knew what the Internet was 25 years ago. I definitely didn’t know about the different types of law and legal information. And I couldn’t have even imagined that up on the other end of…
  • Sep 1

    A birthday message

    A birthday message
    by Carl Malamud When Peter Martin and Tom Bruce decided 25 years ago to serve the law on the Internet, they were joining a grand tradition of promulgation dating back 25 centuries. The pronouncements and edicts of our governments comprise the…
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The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Oct 4

    Winner, winner — no chicken dinner. . . but at least there’s FREE CLE.

    Winner, winner — no chicken dinner. . . but at least there’s FREE CLE.
    Who knew President Trump was on to something? Forget ‘finger lickin’ goodness. Taking the President’s lead, fried chicken may be safest eaten with a knife  — not just a spork. Well at least that was the lawsuit…
  • Oct 2

    California Governor Signs Historic State Bar Reform Bill.

    California Governor Signs Historic State Bar Reform Bill.
    History was made today in California. Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 36, unprecedented legislation that required painstaking effort the past two years to realize. Bar reform failed in 2016 but this time was different. The…
  • Sep 29

    Janus may herald changes for lawyers.

    Janus may herald changes for lawyers.
    Free speech and free association relief for lawyers may be on the way. The nation’s highest court agreed this week to hear Janus v American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), a case that revisits the issue…
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The Law and other Anomalies

The Law and other Anomalies

By Steve Honig.

http://www.honiglawblog.com
  • Oct 4

    Corporate Deadlocks: Judicial Remedie

    Corporate Deadlocks: Judicial Remedie
    It is amazing how many corporations are set up “50-50,” which is to say two equal partners with equal ownership, and equal say on the board of directors. What happens when, over time, these shareholders come to violent…
  • Sep 22

    The Future of US Busine

    The Future of US Busine
    What do Boston thought leaders believe are the keystones to future business growth? Long-term focus on education, shareholder relations, and application of disruptive sciences to their companies. GE Director Dr. Susan Hockfield, Dr. Tom…
  • Jun 15

    Report: Activist Shareholder

    Report: Activist Shareholder
    2017 has been a banner year for activist shareholders approaching public companies. Major activists continue to target large companies, but the average market cap of targets is approximately $260,000,000. How should boards approach the…
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Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Oct 3

    BRAND NEW TEXTBOOK ON DUTCH CARIBBEAN CORPORATE LAW

    BRAND NEW TEXTBOOK ON DUTCH CARIBBEAN CORPORATE LAW
    Leading legal textbook on Dutch Caribbean corporate law Development of Dutch Caribbean corporate law has been rapid and voluminous. This fact justifies a whole new textbook on the subject. In August 2017, my new textbook on Dutch Caribbean…
  • Oct 2

    ONTEVREDEN OVER HET PLEIDOOI MAAR TOCH MOETEN BETALEN

    ONTEVREDEN OVER HET PLEIDOOI MAAR TOCH MOETEN BETALEN
    Met horten en stoten voorlezen van de pleitnota Een ontevreden cliënt weigerde de declaratie van zijn advocaat te voldoen, omdat hij vond dat zijn advocaat hem in een hoger beroep niet naar behoren had bijgestaan. Het advocatenkantoor…
  • Sep 27

    ADVOCATEN EN TEGENSTRIJDIGE BELANGEN

    ADVOCATEN EN TEGENSTRIJDIGE BELANGEN
    Belangentegenstellingen binnen een commanditaire vennootschap Zoals bij rechtspersonen de belangen van diverse personen (bestuurders, commissarissen, kapitaalverschaffers) uiteen kunnen lopen, of zelfs tegenstrijdig kunnen zijn, geldt dat…
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AllThingsPatent

AllThingsPatent

Discusses best practices and industry trends in the Intellectual Property space. By MaxVal.

http://blog.maxval.com/
  • Sep 14

    Is your patent getting the life it deserves?

    Is your patent getting the life it deserves?
    Patent Term Adjustments (PTAs) alter the patent term and are meant to account for delays in patent prosecution, and usually increase the life of the patent beyond their normal 20 year term. They are usually calculated by accounting for…
  • Jul 6

    5 Ways Symphony Can Help Your Company Attract and Maintain Top-Tier Inventor

    5 Ways Symphony Can Help Your Company Attract and Maintain Top-Tier Inventor
    “An enterprise that is constantly exploring new horizons is likely to have a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining talent.”  Gary P. Hamel Management Expert Founder of Strategos The world is trending toward…
  • May 10

    Artificial Intelligence Innovation: A Case Study

    Artificial Intelligence Innovation: A Case Study
    by Deepa R. Krishna and Mark O’Donnell Introduction: The artificial intelligence (AI) landscape is growing quickly.  Artificial intelligence startups raised $5B in 2016, a 10-fold increase since 2012.[1]  Tech giants (Google,…
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