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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/
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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 12

    Pew – Mixed Messages about Public Trust in Science

    Pew – Mixed Messages about Public Trust in Science
    Mixed Messages about Public Trust in Science – By Cary Funk – This article was originally published in the Fall 2017 edition of Issues in Science and Technology magazine. “For many years, the scientific community…
  • Dec 12

    Arctic saw 2nd warmest year, smallest winter sea ice coverage on record in 2017

    Arctic saw 2nd warmest year, smallest winter sea ice coverage on record in 2017
    “A NOAA-sponsored report shows that the warming trend transforming the Arctic persisted in 2017, resulting in the second warmest air temperatures, above average ocean temperatures, loss of sea ice, and a range of human, ocean and…
  • Dec 12

    ABA issues ethical guidance on when judges should use the internet for independent factual research

    ABA issues ethical guidance on when judges should use the internet for independent factual research
    “The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has issued Formal Opinion 478  that provides the nation’s judicial branch guidance related to the ethical boundaries of independent…
Rank this Week: 26

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Dec 12

    December 13, 2017

    December 13, 2017
  • Dec 12

    Hogan urged by NAACP to push for changes at Prince George’s school

    Hogan urged by NAACP to push for changes at Prince George’s school
    UPPER MARLBORO — Gov. Larry Hogan said he is considering his options after a meeting with members of the Prince George’s County NAACP and parents who are concerned about that county’s school system. Parents in that meeting…
  • Dec 12

    Baltimore affordable housing advocates say mayor changing tune

    Baltimore affordable housing advocates say mayor changing tune
    Activists are accusing Mayor Catherine Pugh of backing off a campaign pledge to support a program to invest millions of dollars in affordable housing, a claim she vehemently denies. The 20/20 Campaign wants Baltimore to annually invest…
Rank this Week: 184

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: 7

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 102

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 12

    Another federal court blocks Trump administration's ban on transgender military recruit

    Another federal court blocks Trump administration's ban on transgender military recruit
    The US District Court for the Western District of Washington [official website] on Monday blocked [order, PDF] President Donald Trump’s transgender military ban. US District Judge Marsha Pechman partially granted the preliminary…
  • Dec 12

    Government appeals DC court order on transgender troop

    Government appeals DC court order on transgender troop
    The Trump administration on Monday appealed the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] order that denied [text, PDF] a request to delay the preliminary injunction blocking President Donald Trump’s transgender…
  • Dec 11

    Supreme Court adds Maryland redistricting case to merits docket

    Supreme Court adds Maryland redistricting case to merits docket
    The US Supreme Court [official website] on Friday added [docket] a Maryland redistricting case, Benisek v. Lamone, to its merits docket on Friday, along with six other cases [JURIST report]. While the case [SCOTUSblog materials] was…
Rank this Week: 9

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
Rank this Week: 682

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Dec 12

    What is the Legal Technology Word of the Year? Here’s My Pick

    What is the Legal Technology Word of the Year? Here’s My Pick
    Recently, after reading that Dictionary.com had announced “complicit” as its word of the year for 2017, a friend asked what I considered to be the legal technology word of the year. As I thought back over the year, several words…
  • Dec 12

    Fake News? ABA’s Legal Fact Check Turns to the Law to Get at the Truth

    Fake News? ABA’s Legal Fact Check Turns to the Law to Get at the Truth
    If Alabama Republican Roy Moore wins today’s special election for the U.S. Senate, will Congress have to seat him? The answer to that and many other pressing questions in the news is provided by ABA Legal Fact Check, a website launched…
  • Dec 11

    End the Big Law Advantage: Bridge the Communication and Security Gap

    End the Big Law Advantage: Bridge the Communication and Security Gap
    A troubling advantage that big law has over small is how attorneys use technology to efficiently and securely communicate with clients, according to the 2017 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report. The post End the Big Law Advantage: Bridge the…
Rank this Week: 400

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    AJLH 57:4

    AJLH 57:4
    The December 2017 issue of the American Journal of Legal History is up on its website at the Oxford University Press.  Alfred Brophy, one of the co-editors, has the TOC over at the Faculty Lounge.
  • Dec 12

    CFP: Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop

    CFP: Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop
    [We have the following announcement.]Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop, 23-24 February 2018, Princeton UniversityCo-Organized and Co-Hosted by Kim Lane Scheppele (Princeton University), Jacqueline Ross (University of Illinois…
  • Dec 12

    CFP: Key Biographies in the Legal History of European Union 1950-1993

    CFP: Key Biographies in the Legal History of European Union 1950-1993
    [We have the following Call for Papers.]Key Biographies in the Legal History of European Union 1950-1993Frankfurt/Main, 21-22 June 2018"Legal History of the European Union" is a recently established research field at the Max Planck Institute…
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LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Dec 12

    Don’t Forget: Trump’s Name Found in Panama Paper

    Don’t Forget: Trump’s Name Found in Panama Paper
    Just a few days back, multiple Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jake Bernstein released a report detailing the first appearance of President Trump in the financial scandal that is the Panama Papers. This is not the only time Trump’s…
  • Dec 11

    Travel Ban 3.0: Third Time the Charm?

    Travel Ban 3.0: Third Time the Charm?
    The Supreme Court has granted the federal government’s request to fully enforce the set of restrictions known as the “travel ban” while the Appeals Courts hear the merits of the ban. The Court ruled 7-2 that individuals from…
  • Dec 6

    Repealing Sports Betting Ban Would Be a Win for States Right

    Repealing Sports Betting Ban Would Be a Win for States Right
    Governor Chris Christie might have one last opportunity to salvage his reputation before he leaves office next year: Christie vs. NCAA, arguably the biggest states rights case that the Supreme Court will hear. If Christie wins, the federal…
Rank this Week: 1117

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Dec 12

    Al Franken, Politics, and Why Jerks Win

    Al Franken, Politics, and Why Jerks Win
    When Al Franken resigns but the GOP supports alleged molesters and others take advantage of female empowerment for political gain, jerks win – and we lose. The post Al Franken, Politics, and Why Jerks Win appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Dec 12

    Danger: Distracted Driver on Board

    Danger: Distracted Driver on Board
    In 2015, over 3,000 people were killed as a result of distracted driving and over 390,000 people were injured from distracted driving. It’s estimated that over 660,000 people use their phones or other devices while driving. But just how…
  • Dec 12

    Officers May be Misusing Tasers in Jails, According to Investigation

    Officers May be Misusing Tasers in Jails, According to Investigation
    Officers May be Misusing Tasers in Jails, According to Investigation The post Officers May be Misusing Tasers in Jails, According to Investigation appeared first on Legal Reader.
Rank this Week: 377

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: 983

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 12

    Medical roundup

    Medical roundup
    In welcome reversal of Obama-era ban, FDA will once more permit direct-to-consumer genetic testing [Meghana Keshavan/STAT News, FDA press release] Will California law hold a pharmaceutical maker liable — in perpetuity — for a drug…
  • Dec 11

    U.S. Department of Justice: We’re ending regulation by guidance

    U.S. Department of Justice: We’re ending regulation by guidance
    The U.S. Department of Justice, November 17 [press release/memo]: Today, in an action to further uphold the rule of law in the executive branch, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo prohibiting the Department of Justice from issuing…
  • Dec 11

    Environment roundup

    Environment roundup
    Getting deserved attention: blog post on hundred little regulatory obstacles that can block piecemeal redevelopment of commercial space [Johnny at Granola Shotgun via John Cochrane and Tyler Cowen] Suit that asserted legal personhood for…
Rank this Week: 30

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

Law can be complicated and hard to navigate, which is why we’re here to help make it easier to understand. In Learn About Law, our weekly podcast and videoblog, attorney Kevin O’Flaherty covers various aspects and areas of the law in a way you don’t need a law degree to understand. From estate planning to family law, you can gain the knowledge you need to help you with your legal issue or to simply fulfill your curiosity.

http://learn-about-law.com
  • Dec 11

    Illinois Medicaid Planning Explained

    Illinois Medicaid Planning Explained
    This article is the last a series of nine articles explaining the Eight Goals of a Good Estate Plan. In this Article we will explain how to use Life Estates and Irrevocable Trusts to make yourself eligible for Medicaid assistance for…
  • Dec 11

    How To Determine Child Support Jurisdiction | Illinois Child Support Law

    How To Determine Child Support Jurisdiction | Illinois Child Support Law
    Understanding child support is a complex issue, especially when multiple jurisdiction issues arise. Illinois abides by the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. This act sets the rules in determining whether a specific state court has…
  • Dec 6

    How to Dissolve a Corporation in Illinois | How to Wind Up an Illinois Corporation

    How to Dissolve a Corporation in Illinois | How to Wind Up an Illinois Corporation
    In this article, we will explain how to dissolve an Illinois corporation.
Rank this Week: 264

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Dec 11

    Do You Need a Discovery Referee?

    Do You Need a Discovery Referee?
    It’s not feasible to stop a deposition every time an attorney or witness becomes obstructive, run to court to have a judge or discovery commissioner resolve the issue, and then resume the deposition. If you anticipate such problems,…
  • Dec 8

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment
    A hearing on a motion for summary judgment or summary adjudication presents opportunities you don’t want to miss. Here’s how to prepare for the hearing whether the tentative ruling is in your favor or not, and when there’s…
  • Dec 6

    Is Your Website Accessible?

    Is Your Website Accessible?
    There’s no clear legal requirement yet, but disability-rights groups are increasingly targeting Internet sites for failure to accommodate individuals with disabilities, particularly with respect to vision and hearing impairments. Before…
Rank this Week: 1261

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    Top 10 Legal Headlines for the Week of December 11, 2017

    Top 10 Legal Headlines for the Week of December 11, 2017
    140Law: Here are our Top 10 #legalheadlines for the week of December 11, 2017.For links, visit 140Law at http://wiselaw.blogspot.com- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website:…
  • Dec 11

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of December 11, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of December 11, 2017
    Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of December 11, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: New Supreme Court judge underscores need for judicial independenceTaser use contributed to more than 20 inmate fatalities in US jails;…
  • Dec 5

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday December 5, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at…
Rank this Week: 492

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
  • Dec 11

    December 11, 1911: Marie Curie Awarded Her Second Nobel Prize

    December 11, 1911: Marie Curie Awarded Her Second Nobel Prize
    Marie Sklodowska Curie was the first person to be awarded a second Nobel Prize, and the only person honored with a Nobel Prize in two different sciences. (Linus Pauling won Nobels in two different fields but one was the Peace Prize.)…
  • Dec 9

    December 9, 1881 – Appointment of African-American William H. Smith as Librarian of the House of Representative

    December 9, 1881 – Appointment of African-American William H. Smith as Librarian of the House of Representative
    On this day in history, William Henry Smith, an African-American, was appointed Librarian of the U.S. House of Representatives. Smith, a native of D.C. born in 1833, served as a library messenger as early as 1864, according to records of the…
  • Dec 7

    December 7, 1941 – Attack on Pearl Harbor

    December 7, 1941 – Attack on Pearl Harbor
    On December 7, 1941, Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor. Over 2400 service people were killed in the attack. Intelligence reports had indicated Japan would strike the U.S., but most expected it would be in the Philippines. The U.S. Naval…
Rank this Week: 2320

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Dec 8

    25 for 25: So What(‘s Next)?

    25 for 25: So What(‘s Next)?
    The purpose of this “25 for 25” series has been to celebrate 25 years of the Legal Information Institute, to recount its greatest achievements, and to place its accomplishments large and small in the greater context to which they…
  • Dec 5

    You with the law show?

    You with the law show?
    by Elmer Masters The Legal Information Institute is 25 years old. For a quarter of a century the organization built by Peter Martin and Tom Bruce at Cornell has been a beacon for those interested in free and open access to the law. The LII…
  • Nov 22

    25 for 25: City Miles, Jazz, and Beacon

    25 for 25: City Miles, Jazz, and Beacon
    If you polled the team at Fastcase about our influencers – the people who we look up to the most – there would be many companies on our team’s lists, but the first on everyone’s list would be Cornell’s Legal…
Rank this Week: 4582

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Why it can be helpful to hire an attorney with a specialty

    Why it can be helpful to hire an attorney with a specialty
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post When you’re looking for an attorney — whether you need a personal injury, divorce, real estate attorney, or anything in between — there are a lot of…
  • Dec 8

    4 Questions to Ask Your Potential Lawyer (in the USA)

    4 Questions to Ask Your Potential Lawyer (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post We are faced with legal challenges every time and it is only with a good lawyer that you will be able to deal with the challenges successfully. Some of these…
  • Nov 22

    How can a law firm differentiate itself?

    How can a law firm differentiate itself?
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post In this increasingly competitive legal landscape, firms are on the look-out for new ways to attract and keep clients. Our recently published report, ‘Standing…
Rank this Week: 944

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Dec 8

    What Would Happen If Ross and Rachel Got Divorced Under the House Tax Bill

    What Would Happen If Ross and Rachel Got Divorced Under the House Tax Bill
    It doesn’t take a legal expert to understand that a divorce typically results in the separation of two parties who previously acted as a financial, spiritual and social unit. Because parties tend to be highly dependent on one another…
  • Nov 27

    Tips for a Secure Cyber Monday 

    Tips for a Secure Cyber Monday 
    Even savvy shoppers can fall victim to a Cyber Attack. By following our tips below you can avoid worrying about identity safety and focus on calculating how much you saved!
  • Nov 22

    Holiday Party? There will be Punch!

    Holiday Party? There will be Punch!
    From time to time, and particularly during the holiday season, I am asked by kith and kin alike about the responsibility a homeowner has to prevent people from drinking too much at a holiday party. Concerns range from the health of the person…
Rank this Week: 4643

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Articles about accident injury law in Houston, TX.

http://www.sigmonlawpllc.com/media-blog/
  • Dec 7

    Punitive damages in Texa

    Punitive damages in Texa
    How Punitive Damages Work in Texas If you are considering filing a personal injury claim, you may be […] The post Punitive damages in Texas appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
  • Nov 22

    Most Common Causes of Car Accident

    Most Common Causes of Car Accident
    Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the country nowadays. The consequences of these […] The post Most Common Causes of Car Accidents appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
  • Nov 16

    How much is a PI case worth? What are the factors that go into that estimation?

    How much is a PI case worth? What are the factors that go into that estimation?
    How Much is a Personal Injury Case Worth? … And Other Relevant Information Personal injury cases are among […] The post How much is a PI case worth? What are the factors that go into that estimation? appeared first on Houston…
Rank this Week: 1449

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Dec 7

    The Giving Season: Three Alternative

    The Giving Season: Three Alternative
    So the season of giving is upon us. UPS packages from Amazon clutter every doorstep. Giving gifts to the kids is still a joy. But the older I get, the more I appreciate simplifying things and exchanging meaningful donations to charity with…
  • Dec 7

    Lawsplainer: Donald Trump, Jr. and the Attorney-Client Privilege

    Lawsplainer: Donald Trump, Jr. and the Attorney-Client Privilege
    I have good news! I find that highly unlikely. I have a new legal question for you! Once again, my low expectations are rewarded. Stop being grumpy. This is important. It's about Donald Trump and Donald Trump, Jr. and Congress and the…
  • Dec 5

    Randazza: The Neo-Nazi and The First Amendment

    Randazza: The Neo-Nazi and The First Amendment
    By Marc Randazza Andrew Anglin, a neo-Nazi whom many online publications refer to as a vicious online troll, is being sued by a Jewish citizen of Whitefish, Montana. Tanya Gersh accuses him of invading her family’s privacy, urging…
Rank this Week: 345

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/
  • Dec 4

    Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession

    Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession
    Matt Lauer, Senator Al Franken, Roy Moore, Harvey Weinstein, President Trump. From movie moguls and politicians to top media personalities, sexual misconduct and harassment allegations have flooded the news cycle. But the problem of sexual…
  • Nov 22

    Inside the Mueller Investigation

    Inside the Mueller Investigation
    On October 30, 2017, federal charges were filed against President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates. Charges were filed in connection to special counsel Robert Mueller’s…
  • Oct 27

    Take a Knee Movement, the NFL, and the First Amendment

    Take a Knee Movement, the NFL, and the First Amendment
    Last football season, the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, famously took a knee during the National Anthem as a silent protest against police violence against people of color. Many were outraged by…
Rank this Week: 255

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Dec 3

    25th ANNIVERSARY INTEREXPO CARIBBEAN

    25th ANNIVERSARY INTEREXPO CARIBBEAN
    Back to the future: prep talk instead of pep talk! Sustainability requires a long-term vision for doing business in the Dutch Caribbean Address by Karel Frielink – Attorney / Managing Partner of BZSE Attorneys at Law, Curaçao The…
  • Nov 16

    PAO-CURSUS ACTUALITEITEN ONDERNEMINGSRECHT

    PAO-CURSUS ACTUALITEITEN ONDERNEMINGSRECHT
    Curacao – 12 t/m 16 maart 2018 De belangrijkste ontwikkelingen in het ondernemingsrecht op een rij. De cursus is gericht op de Nederlandse en de Nederlands Caribische rechtspraktijk. Recente ontwikkelingen in wetgeving en jurisprudentie…
  • Oct 31

    EFFECTENBEMIDDELAARS EN VERMOGENSBEHEERDERS

    EFFECTENBEMIDDELAARS EN VERMOGENSBEHEERDERS
    Wettelijke regeling ingevoerd in Curaçao In Curaçao is afgelopen jaar de Landsverordening toezicht effectenbemiddelaars en vermogensbeheerders (Ltev) door de Staten aangenomen (PB 2016, 79). Deze landsverordening is op…
Rank this Week: 1452

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Dec 1

    Handcuffs and politics in Clark County, Nevada.

    Handcuffs and politics in Clark County, Nevada.
    What happens in Vegas never did stay in Vegas contrary to that now 15-year old marketing slogan I got sick of 15 years ago. The succeeding, “What happens here, stays here” was scarcely an improvement. Take, for example, what…
  • Nov 20

    “Living In The Shadows For Twenty One Years.”

    “Living In The Shadows For Twenty One Years.”
    Several weeks ago, I heard the following podcast on the local NPR Station and was so moved by Mario’s story I was compelled to reach out to author Regina Revazova at Open Conversation to ask permission to reblog it. She graciously gave…
  • Oct 26

    Facing strong opposition, Nevada Bar backs off rule change suppressing lawyer speech.

    Facing strong opposition, Nevada Bar backs off rule change suppressing lawyer speech.
    In June I wondered whether the Nevada Bar would be first to impose an unconstitutional speech code on their members. In May, that Bar’s governing board had filed a petition asking the state supreme court to amend a lawyer professional…
Rank this Week: 238

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/
  • Dec 1

    Letter to Kelly

    Letter to Kelly
    Out of the blue, I got an email from a student at my university who I had never met.  She said that her best friend is graduating from college this month and will start law school in the fall.  As a graduation present, she is…
  • Dec 1

    Discussion of Restricting Use of Laptops in Cla

    Discussion of Restricting Use of Laptops in Cla
    I recently cross-posted “Are You Ready to Apply Unequivocal Research Findings That Students’ Use of Laptops in Class Reduces Learning” here and on the Indisputably blog. There it stimulated a series of comments by faculty…
  • Nov 24

    Are You Ready to Apply Unequivocal Research Findings That Students’ Use of Laptops in Class Reduces Learning?

    Are You Ready to Apply Unequivocal Research Findings That Students’ Use of Laptops in Class Reduces Learning?
    University of Michigan Education Professor Susan Dynarski wrote a compelling article in the New York Times, Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting. She cites research finding that when students use laptops in class, they not…
Rank this Week: 1347

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Dec 1

    Life at Rocket Lawyer: Meet Arthur

    Life at Rocket Lawyer: Meet Arthur
    As part of our life at Rocket Lawyer series, meet Arthur who is part of our Business Intelligence team, an office prankster, and everyone's favorite dancer. The post Life at Rocket Lawyer: Meet Arthur appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Nov 29

    Customer Stories: Meet Nichola

    Customer Stories: Meet Nichola
    Nicholas is our featured entrepreneur for Small Business Month. Learn more about his business and how he uses Rocket Lawyer for his legal needs. The post Customer Stories: Meet Nicholas appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Nov 22

    Important documents for traveling with children

    Important documents for traveling with children
    Planning on traveling with kids this holiday season? Don't forget these important documents you may need before leaving on your trip. The post Important documents for traveling with children appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 2066

Avoidance Action Update Blog

Avoidance Action Update Blog

By A Bayard, P.A. Covers preference actions, fraudulent transfers and everything else under the bankruptcy code's avoidance statutes.

http://avoidanceactionupdate.bayardlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1543

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/
  • Nov 26

    I am thankful for these things (part 2)

    I am thankful for these things (part 2)
    Given that this post should appear directly above part 1 of this series, I am just going to jump into the second half of list. The Soloman Grundy's on Rock My Ass-After I got out of college, the only thing I knew about my future is that…
  • Nov 23

    I am thankful for these things (part 1)

    I am thankful for these things (part 1)
    In July, writer Joe Posnanski wrote a blog post about 50 things that make him happy. The concept of the post was to list 50 “non-cynical” things that, obviously, make Mr. Posnanski happy. I enjoyed reading the post a lot. Since…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2923

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Nov 20

    Law Library Reading and Exam Period Access Restriction

    Law Library Reading and Exam Period Access Restriction
    The law school reading and exam period begins on November 30, continuing through December 16. During our reading and exam period, we restrict access to the law library to help ensure that law students have adequate space for exam…
  • Nov 9

    Tutorial on using PowerNotes for Legal Research Project

    Tutorial on using PowerNotes for Legal Research Project
    PowerNotes has a short 5-minute YouTube tutorial on using PowerNotes.
  • Oct 31

    Eliminating Distractions While You Study

    Eliminating Distractions While You Study
    We are now a month away from reading period, which means students start putting in some serious studying hours. But if you're distracted by text messages and social media, you're not making the most of your study time. A colleague...
Rank this Week: 1870

The Law and other Anomalies

The Law and other Anomalies

By Steve Honig.

http://www.honiglawblog.com
  • Nov 17

    Trends in Compensation Committee

    Trends in Compensation Committee
    An expert panel convened this week by the National Association of Corporate Directors – New England identified current issues occupying compensation committees as they begin to engage on policies for the coming fiscal year. One…
  • Nov 3

    CEO Pay Ratios and the Investor

    CEO Pay Ratios and the Investor
    Confusion reigns.  And that is an optimistic summary. You will not doubt recall that no one except the US Congress wanted to impose a disclosure requirement that public companies calculate and report the ratio of CEO pay to median pay…
  • Oct 25

    When the “Money” is on the Board

    When the “Money” is on the Board
    What are the ramifications for a corporate board when investor activists or investor-designating directors join? Todd Kraznow, a member of several boards including Carbonite, noted (at the NACD conference last week in Boston) that whether or…
Rank this Week: 3658

AllThingsPatent

AllThingsPatent

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

http://blog.maxval.com/
  • Oct 31

    6 Signs That Your Invention Management Solution Is Strained

    6 Signs That Your Invention Management Solution Is Strained
    Is my invention management solution rational? As an IP Counsel, you already know from experience how crucial the invention disclosure is, as is having a scalable and future-ready Invention Management Solution (IMS) in place, because the…
  • 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…
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Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 27

    TAX REFORM IS COMING—SHOULD I DELAY MY ESTATE PLAN?

    TAX REFORM IS COMING—SHOULD I DELAY MY ESTATE PLAN?
    I recently heard this question: “given that Congress is going to enact tax reform, should I delay establishing my estate plan?”  The questioner reasoned that once Congress acts he would need to change his estate plan…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 1297

LII Announce

LII Announce

Features announcements, featured content and legal information factoids. From the Legal Information Institute.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Oct 26

    LII in a Box Creator: Alfred Mahlangu, Where is he now?

    LII in a Box Creator: Alfred Mahlangu, Where is he now?
    In March of 2015 Alfred Mahlangu, of AfricanLII, stayed with us for a month to create LII in a Box. He was “here to get ideas”, and he felt it was a great opportunity to work with the LII team as a whole. We wrote about…
  • Oct 26

    Two Events on Two Coasts with One Purpose

    Two Events on Two Coasts with One Purpose
    In our last newsletter, we invited you to some events we were hosting around the country in recognition of our 25th anniversary.   We were in the heart of Silicon Valley in late September, and the middle of Manhattan just last week.…
  • Oct 26

    The View from the Gallery at the Law Via the Internet Conference

    The View from the Gallery at the Law Via the Internet Conference
    At LII we think a lot about the relationship between the law and the general public. This year at the Law Via the Internet Conference, LII staff gave presentations that each, in their own way, were about how members of the public interact…
Rank this Week: 881

Binary Law

Binary Law

Legal information and technology information. From Nick Holmes Managing Director of infolaw.

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Sep 5

    Robot lawyers (again)

    Robot lawyers (again)
    In the July issue of Internet Newsletter for Lawyers Casey Flaherty forcefully makes the case against the hype surrounding AI and robots in legal, particularly by vendors talking up their own offerings. He is also somewhat sensitive to those…
  • Apr 29

    Robots and the law

    Robots and the law
    My latest article for Internet Newsletter for Lawyers.
  • Mar 14

    How Twitter work

    How Twitter work
    A number of commentators are referring to the Twitter libel case of Jack Monroe v Katie Hopkins [2017] EWHC 433 (QB). In particular, the How Twitter Works appendix has got some excited. The full judgment is now on BAILII and (…)Read…
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Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 861

May it Please the Court

May it Please the Court

Covers legal news and observations. By J. Craig Williams.

http://www.mayitpleasethecourt.com/journal.asp
Rank this Week: 387

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Aug 23

    The Danger of Benevolent Cluelessne

    The Danger of Benevolent Cluelessne
    Have you ever been led astray by benevolent cluelessness? It’s a common problem. I’ve fallen prey to it many times over my life. To avoid benevolent cluelessness you need to understand why it’s so alluring. If someone…
  • Aug 19

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.
    The human mind is prone to misjudge many things in very predictable ways. We now know this from many years of rigorous psychological research. Even scientists dismiss findings of how their own minds operate. Everyone (even data-obsessed…
  • Jul 14

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email out of the blue the other day. It contained a link to an online article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: “Hmmmmmmm…” That meant I…
Rank this Week: 100

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Aug 11

    Storm Warning: Election Season Approaching in Hallandale Beach

    Storm Warning: Election Season Approaching in Hallandale Beach
    We are currently less than two weeks away from the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, which hit South Florida on August 24, 1992. It was a Monday. I was supposed to start high school that day in Davie, but no schools were open that morning…
  • Mar 15

    Do Black Lives Matter in Hallandale Beach?

    Do Black Lives Matter in Hallandale Beach?
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part V NOTE: This is part of an ongoing effort for accountability and transparency following the fatal police shooting of my neighbor, Howard Wallace Bowe Jr., during a botched SWAT raid in May 2014. Previous…
  • Aug 5

    On the Road to Reform?

    On the Road to Reform?
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part IV The need for police reform in Hallandale Beach, FL is self-evident. The ability to accomplish meaningful reform, however, is still questionable. On Tuesday, August 3, The City of Hallandale Beach hosted a…
Rank this Week: 2063

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 910

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: 48

That Lawyer Dude

That Lawyer Dude

A family friendly site where people can come to learn about Law, Government, and the Judicial System. By Anthony J. Colleluori.

http://thatlawyerdude.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 14

    Crazy is Crazy and That is Nobody's Fault.

    Crazy is Crazy and That is Nobody's Fault.
    Today I awoke to the news that some Sixty Six Year Old nut job from Illinois decided he was going to make a point of embarrassing himself and his causes by killing or at least wounding a bunch of Republican Congressmen and Senators who get…
  • May 29

    Memorial Day 2017: RememberingWhy We Remember.

    Memorial Day 2017: RememberingWhy We Remember.
    Our freedom and our lives were and are preserved by those that served our country in War and Peace as Soldiers Sailors Airmen and Marines.Their efforts and their lives were spent in service of not just a nation, but an ideal. That all men are…
  • May 17

    Let's Play "News, Not News, Fake News"!

    Let's Play "News, Not News, Fake News"!
    Okay Team, I am getting really tired of all the Bullshit that people get nuts about. Some is actual news, some while true, isn't really news and of course some stories are pure fabrication or so devoid of the truth that it is...well,…
Rank this Week: 1756

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

Covers lawsuits, settlements, accidents, crimes, and dangerous products being recalled.

http://www.legalinfo360.com/
  • May 23

    Knee Replacements and Hospital-Acquired Infection

    Knee Replacements and Hospital-Acquired Infection
    Should you get a total knee replacement? This question is officially bouncing off walls and echoing down halls in doctor offices’ across America. Total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries are higher[...] The post Knee Replacements and…
  • Feb 22

    Recognizing Warning Signs of Churning

    Recognizing Warning Signs of Churning
    In the securities industry, churning occurs when an advisor excessively trades in a client’s account for the purpose of earning commissions. The practice is illegal in the United States under[...] The post Recognizing Warning Signs of…
  • Dec 5

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL
    Leonard Hill is a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer and founding partner at Hill & Associates, P.C., a premier accident and injury firm. Coming from humble beginnings, he graduated Cum Laude[...] The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD…
Rank this Week: 3405

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: 358

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Observations on developments in law, business, medicine, culture, sports, and other matters of general interest to the Houston business, professional, and academic communities. Published by Houston attorney Tom Kirkendall.

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again
    With Shell Oil Company pulling out as the Houston Open’s title sponsor after a successful 26-year run, the Houston Golf Association finds itself in an all too familiar position — what must be done to make the venerable tournament…
  • Feb 13

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt

    The Astrodome, Trade-offs and the Public’s Revolt
    Who would have ever thought that the combination of hosting a Super Bowl and dealing with the question of what to do with the Astrodome is teaching us a valuable lesson in economic trade-offs and the declining importance of the ……
  • Jan 19

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 196