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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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Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    Jones on Crime, Courts and Community in Mid-Victorian Wale

    Jones on Crime, Courts and Community in Mid-Victorian Wale
    New from the Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru University of Wales Press: Crime, Courts and Community in Mid-Victorian Wales: Montgomeryshire, People and Places (May 2018), by Rachel Jones (Leicester University). A description from the Press:This…
  • Jun 18

    Ho on Adjudication in Chinese Legal Thought

    Ho on Adjudication in Chinese Legal Thought
    Norman Ho, Peking University School of Transnational Law, has posted Chinese Legal Thought in the Han-Tang Transition: Liu Song's (D. 300) Theory of Adjudication, which is forthcoming in the UCLA Pacific Basin 35 (2018): 155-177:This article…
  • Jun 18

    Bhattacharyya on empire, ecology, and law in the Bengal Delta

    Bhattacharyya on empire, ecology, and law in the Bengal Delta
    Debjani Bhattacharyya, Drexel University, has published Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta with Cambridge University Press. From the publisher:What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an…
Rank this Week: 792

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jun 18

    June 19, 2018

    June 19, 2018
  • Jun 18

    Md. reinsurance application has several key dates ahead

    Md. reinsurance application has several key dates ahead
    The Maryland Health Benefit Exchange hopes the state’s reinsurance waiver application will gain approval by the end of August, officials said at the exchange’s monthly board meeting Monday. Over the next couple of months, Maryland…
  • Jun 18

    Great Legal Opportunity!

    Great Legal Opportunity!
    ADVERTISEMENT Great legal opportunity! Established senior attorney with one associate is seeking to share very good downtown office space with another attorney or attorneys. Opportunity to work on cases together and a possibility of a merger.…
Rank this Week: 130

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 18

    Even soldiers who fight wars from a safe distance have found themselves traumatized. Could their injuries be moral ones?

    Even soldiers who fight wars from a safe distance have found themselves traumatized. Could their injuries be moral ones?
    The New York Times – The Wounds of the Drone Warrior – “…It has been almost 16 years since a missile fired from a drone struck a Toyota Land Cruiser in northwest Yemen, killing all six of its passengers and…
  • Jun 18

    Can Marijuana Alleviate the Opioid Crisis? Data Suggest Ye

    Can Marijuana Alleviate the Opioid Crisis? Data Suggest Ye
    “An Overview of Recent Findings – The United States continues to be in the grasp of an opioid epidemic. According to research done by the Rockefeller Institute of Government, drug death rates increased in almost every state…
  • Jun 18

    Best Town For Hiking in Every State

    Best Town For Hiking in Every State
    “Hiking is one of just a few sports that doesn’t require a gym membership or a pile of expensive gear. That being said, one necessity for an exceptional hike is beautiful scenery. Traversing green forests and taking in…
Rank this Week: 14

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: 5

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Jun 18

    Justice Department Pushes Sanctuary Cities Issue to Supreme Court

    Justice Department Pushes Sanctuary Cities Issue to Supreme Court
    In another bid to ensure its ability to punish so-called sanctuary cities, the Justice Department is sending a petition to the Supreme Court. According to POLITICO, the agency filed an emergency junction with the court on Monday, asking it to…
  • Jun 18

    Iowa Supreme Court Hearkens Back to Public-Duty Doctrine to Defeat Safety Lawsuit

    Iowa Supreme Court Hearkens Back to Public-Duty Doctrine to Defeat Safety Lawsuit
    An Iowa Supreme Court decision from early June could make it more difficult for ordinary citizens to sue over poorly-kept roads and highways. The court, writes David Pitt of the Associated Press, is playing to a controversial but popular take…
  • Jun 18

    Amber Alert Issued in VA, NC – 7-Month-Old Baby Kidnapped by Father Found Safe

    Amber Alert Issued in VA, NC – 7-Month-Old Baby Kidnapped by Father Found Safe
    Following Amber Alert guidelines, authorities issued an immediate alert for Emma Kennedy on Monday night cautioning that the baby was in “extreme danger.” The post Amber Alert Issued in VA, NC – 7-Month-Old Baby Kidnapped by…
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Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Jun 18

    Must landlords provide accommodations for service animals?

    Must landlords provide accommodations for service animals?
    Do landlords have to allow service dogs or companion animals? Learn about accommodation requirements and exclusions for service dogs and emotional support animals. The post Must landlords provide accommodations for service animals? appeared…
  • Jun 15

    The dad’s guide to legal document

    The dad’s guide to legal document
    In honor of fathers everywhere we have created a list of legal documents that every dad should have to help them care for their loved ones, even when they are away. The post The dad’s guide to legal documents appeared first on Rocket…
  • Jun 11

    Designing your career path

    Designing your career path
    As part of San Francisco Design Week this year we’re hosting a panel with our design experts at Rocket Lawyer and a few of our friends on designing your career path The post Designing your career path appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
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JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Jun 18

    Supreme Court rules judge acted within reason amid changes to drug sentencing guideline

    Supreme Court rules judge acted within reason amid changes to drug sentencing guideline
    In a 5-3 decision, the US Supreme Court [official website] held [opinion, PDF] Monday that a judge’s explanation for a sentence reduction for drug offenses was adequate because the record indicated that the judge had a reasoned basis…
  • Jun 18

    Supreme Court dodges merits decisions in gerrymandering case

    Supreme Court dodges merits decisions in gerrymandering case
    The US Supreme Court [official website] released two opinions in gerrymandering cases Monday—remanding [opinion, PDF] a Wisconsin gerrymandering question for lack of standing, and affirming [opinion, PDF] a Maryland district court…
  • Jun 16

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 16 June 2018

    US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 16 June 2018
    Here’s the domestic legal news we covered this week: The New York attorney general filed [petition, PDF] a petition today against the Donald J. [more] [JURIST] A new lawsuit [complaint, PDF] filed Wednesday challenges the laws [text,…
Rank this Week: 21

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
  • Jun 18

    June 18, 1815 – Napoleon Meets His Waterloo

    June 18, 1815 – Napoleon Meets His Waterloo
    As “National Geographic History Magazine” (January/February 2018) summarized: In the early 1800s Napoleon Bonaparte stormed across Europe, swallowing up territory for his French Empire and challenging the supremacy of Britain on…
  • Jun 16

    June 16, 1858 – Lincoln Delivers His “House Divided” Speech

    June 16, 1858 – Lincoln Delivers His “House Divided” Speech
    On this day in history, delegates met in Springfield, Illinois for the Republican State Convention. They chose Abraham Lincoln as their candidate for the U.S. Senate, to run against the Democrat Stephen A. Douglas. That same night, at 8 p.m.,…
  • Jun 14

    June 14, 1838 – U.S. Congressman Benjamin Howard Expresses His Regret that Women are Straying from Their Proper Sphere

    June 14, 1838 – U.S. Congressman Benjamin Howard Expresses His Regret that Women are Straying from Their Proper Sphere
    Benjamin Chew Howard was an American congressman from Baltimore County, Maryland. His father was John Eager Howard, a Revolutionary War officer after whom Howard County, Maryland was named when it officially was formed as a county in 1851. On…
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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
  • Jun 18

    How is Probate Started in Illinois?

    How is Probate Started in Illinois?
    In this article, we explain how probate is started in Illinois, including filing a will with the county clerk, filing a petition to open a probate estate, and the additional documents that must accompany the probate petition in Illinois.
  • Jun 15

    What is the Difference Between a Conservator and a Guardian in Illinois?

    What is the Difference Between a Conservator and a Guardian in Illinois?
    We discuss the difference between a #conservator and a #guardian in Illinois, including “What are the Responsibilities of a Conservator in Illinois?”, “What are the Responsibilities of a Guardian in Illinois?” and…
  • Jun 14

    What is Limited Guardianship in Illinois?

    What is Limited Guardianship in Illinois?
    In this article we explain Illinois limited guardianship and how it is different than other types of guardianship. We will answer the question “what is a limited guardianship?” and explain how to appoint a limited guardian for a…
Rank this Week: 876

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
Rank this Week: 437

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Jun 18

    Know These Interpretation Principles Before You Draft a Contract

    Know These Interpretation Principles Before You Draft a Contract
    When a contract dispute arises, there may be differing interpretations of the contract terms. A court asked to construe the disputed terms will look to statutory principles. But don’t wait for a dispute to learn these…
  • Jun 15

    How to Get Clients Involved in Discovery

    How to Get Clients Involved in Discovery
    Before you start discovery, you need to have a plan. Your client should be an integral part of that plan. Here are four ways to get your client involved in discovery decisions. Interview your client. Your client is an essential and relatively…
  • Jun 13

    8 Steps to Preparing a 3-Day Notice of Eviction

    8 Steps to Preparing a 3-Day Notice of Eviction
    Preparing a 3-day notice to pay rent or quit? Use this checklist to be sure that you get the form and content of the notice right. ___ Put it in writing, but signing is optional. Under CCP §1161, the 3-day notice to quit must be in…
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Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    Top 10 Legal Headlines for the Week of June 18, 2018

    Top 10 Legal Headlines for the Week of June 18, 2018
    140Law: Here are our top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of June 18, 2018.For links, vist 140Law at http://wiselaw.blogspot.com.A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jun 18, 2018 at 7:43am PDT- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our…
  • Jun 18

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of June 18, 2018

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of June 18, 2018
    Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of June 18, 2018 from Wise Law on Twitter: Read the full text of the statement Trump and Kim signedWill America Lose Canada?Doug Ford has lots of choices in assembling first PC…
  • Jun 14

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday June 14, 2018.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.For an Ontario will to be valid, it must be signed by the person making the will and be witnessed by two people who are not…
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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/
  • Jun 18

    Tracking Adoption of Tech Competence Rule: A New Home for My List of State

    Tracking Adoption of Tech Competence Rule: A New Home for My List of State
    Since 2015, I have been tracking the states that have adopted the duty of technology competence for lawyers. I have been doing that by updating a now three-year-old blog post. The post has become messy and unwieldy. To clean it up, I’ve…
  • Jun 14

    Law Librarians Accuse LexisNexis of Anticompetitive Sales Practice

    Law Librarians Accuse LexisNexis of Anticompetitive Sales Practice
    A month from now, the American Association of Law Libraries will convene its annual conference in Baltimore. While Baltimore is typically hot in July, it might feel even hotter than normal in the vicinity of the LexisNexis exhibit-hall booth.…
  • Jun 13

    A New Crop of Blogs Help Clear the Air around Cannabis Law

    A New Crop of Blogs Help Clear the Air around Cannabis Law
    With recreational use of marijuana legal in nine states and the District of Columbia and medical use legal in 29 states, cannabis has emerged from the counterculture to become a mainstream industry. And where there is an industry, there is…
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Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Jun 18

    Labor and employment roundup

    Labor and employment roundup
    Sens. Marco Rubio, Elizabeth Warren team up on federal bill to curb practice of yanking occupational licenses over unpaid student debt [Eric Boehm] “Pennsylvania’s Governor Calls for Abolishing 13 Occupational Licenses”…
  • Jun 17

    Zen Magnets prevails in CPSC action

    Zen Magnets prevails in CPSC action
    Six years into its battle, tiny-magnet maker Zen Magnets has won another key round against the Consumer Product Safety Commission in court, persuading a Colorado federal court to reverse a Commission order ordering a halt to its sales [Nancy…
  • Jun 17

    “… to force consumers to purchase and pay for cheese”

    “… to force consumers to purchase and pay for cheese”
    Kevin Underhill takes a closer and more textual look, though not a more respectful one, at the recent class action over Quarter Pounder pricing at McDonald’s [Lowering the Bar, earlier post and reader discussion] Tags: class actions,…
Rank this Week: 31

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/
  • Jun 15

    Renovations update and photo

    Renovations update and photo
    We promised you a peek at an architectural rendering of the spaces we are renovating (see here for an overview and FAQ). Here’s a rendering of a portion of the 3rd floor north, which will be home to our research librarians, Teaching,…
  • Jun 13

    Thoughts on Library Research Guide

    Thoughts on Library Research Guide
    Since I came back to the law library from my professional development leave, I have been looking at and thinking about the research guides I have written here.  (You can view the list of them…
  • Jun 7

    “Are You Good?”: Making the Law Library a Welcoming Space for Military Veteran

    “Are You Good?”: Making the Law Library a Welcoming Space for Military Veteran
    Today the HLS Library’s Accessibility Design Working Group kicked off its summer lecture series with a presentation by Alicia M. Reddin, Director of Veterans Services for the town of Andover, MA. Alicia, after completing her service in…
Rank this Week: 276

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/
  • Jun 14

    Deadline Extended! SALT Conference at Penn State Law

    Deadline Extended! SALT Conference at Penn State Law
    Do you have thoughts on how legal education can respond to a changing society? Are you using innovative teaching methods you care to share? Have you ever wondered what amazing intellectual and social justice work goes on at Penn State, even…
  • Jun 6

    When you finish grading your students, grade your own performance.

    When you finish grading your students, grade your own performance.
    At this time of year, many law professors feel a certain sense of despair. After pulling themselves out from under a mountain of final exams and papers, they must eventually turn their attention to their students’ evaluation of the…
  • Jun 4

    Inspirational Office Art

    Inspirational Office Art
    written by Melissa Breger, Albany Law School It was late April in the Spring semester of 2017. The course was Gender and the Law. It was that time at the tail end of the semester when the seriousness of the course material weighed heavily on…
Rank this Week: 2929

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
Rank this Week: 3319

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 720

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jun 13

    Random notes, the other Kim, and FREE CLE.

    Random notes, the other Kim, and FREE CLE.
    From the random notebook: Presidential Pardons The media has done a poor job in my opinion of explaining the Presidential Pardon power. First, it’s not unlimited. Second, it doesn’t extend to state crimes. (I won’t delve…
  • Jun 9

    Judicial Independence vs. Judicial Accountability — Judge Persky and the voters.

    Judicial Independence vs. Judicial Accountability — Judge Persky and the voters.
    Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky was recalled Tuesday. He’s the jurist who faced huge blow-back for sentencing Stanford University student Brock Turner to what many believed a too lenient 6 months rather than as much…
  • Jun 5

    A Nevada lawyer’s perspective: “The New CLE Fee Structure Stinks and Should Be Changed.”

    A Nevada lawyer’s perspective: “The New CLE Fee Structure Stinks and Should Be Changed.”
    Note: The following is re-blogged with the express permission of author, noted family law specialist, and Nevada attorney, Marshal S. Willick. It was originally posted May 25, 2018 as Volume 66 of the Willick Law Group‘s Newsletter.…
Rank this Week: 4530

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jun 11

    What a restauranteur can teach you about better managing your law practice

    What a restauranteur can teach you about better managing your law practice
    You can learn a lot by working in the restaurant business. I definitely learned a lot working at Commander’s Palace, one of the premier restaurants in New Orleans—indeed in the...
  • May 15

    Ugly Truths About Law Practice Management Software

    Ugly Truths About Law Practice Management Software
    I want to share some ugly truths about law practice management software (including one brutal truth). But first, let’s get some perspective… If you search on Google using the phrase...
  • Jan 17

    12 Principles for Harnessing Law Firm Technology

    12 Principles for Harnessing Law Firm Technology
    Harnessing law firm technology is crucial if you want to make your practice smooth-running and profitable. But technology is insidiously complex. Lawyers have enough complexity in their lives just dealing...
Rank this Week: 364

The Law and other Anomalies

The Law and other Anomalies

By Steve Honig.

http://www.honiglawblog.com
  • Jun 11

    Not Another Cyber Security Post?

    Not Another Cyber Security Post?
    Yes it is; bad news doesn’t always go away.  In this morning’s e-mail updates for us corporate lawyers, two depressing items: First, the PCAOB (the agency overseeing the accounting for public companies) reported remarks on…
  • May 25

    About Golden Share

    About Golden Share
    Golden Shares are equity interests with the power, within a corporate structure, to control a vote on some issue. Typically such shares are issued to creditors, who want to enforce superior rights in the event of a loan default, rather…
  • May 21

    CBS

    CBS
    At the end of last week, the Delaware Chancery Court refused to permit CBS independent directors to obtain a restraining order that would have prevented controlling shareholder Shari Redstone from interfering with the plan that the…
Rank this Week: 3566

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Jun 9

    EEN INFORMELE BESTUURSSTRUCTUUR

    EEN INFORMELE BESTUURSSTRUCTUUR
    Hoe te oordelen over het handelen van de feitelijk bestuurder? Om als statutair bestuurder te worden aangemerkt moet een persoon in overeenstemming met de wet en de statuten van de betrokken rechtspersoon zijn benoemd. Niet voldoende is dat…
  • Jun 7

    HOW DO YOU SOLVE DISPUTES BETWEEN KINGDOM PARTNERS?

    HOW DO YOU SOLVE DISPUTES BETWEEN KINGDOM PARTNERS?
    With a mature dispute settlement mechanism Disputes are of all times. Sometimes they are big, sometimes small. Sometimes of a principled nature, sometimes they deal with (small) earthly matters. Disputes can exist between people, but also…
  • May 30

    HOE LOS JE GESCHILLEN BINNEN HET KONINKRIJK OP?

    HOE LOS JE GESCHILLEN BINNEN HET KONINKRIJK OP?
    Met een volwassen geschillenregeling Geschillen zijn van alle tijden. Soms zijn ze groot, soms klein. Soms van principiële aard, soms gaan ze over (kleine) aardse zaken. Geschillen kunnen er zijn tussen personen, maar ook tussen landen.…
Rank this Week: 1482

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/
  • Jun 8

    Illinois Disciplinary Agency's Report on Client-Lawyer Matching

    Illinois Disciplinary Agency's Report on Client-Lawyer Matching
    Last week, the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, better known as ARDC, published its report on client-lawyer matching services and attorneys’ participation in for-profit referral services. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer,…
  • May 25

    Analyzing Eric Schneiderman: A New York Attorney General's Abuse Allegation

    Analyzing Eric Schneiderman: A New York Attorney General's Abuse Allegation
    On May 7th 2018, The New Yorker published a piece written by Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow about physical abuse allegations by 4 women against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Shortly after publication, Schneiderman denied the…
  • May 17

    The Golden State Killer, Genealogical Sites & Privacy

    The Golden State Killer, Genealogical Sites & Privacy
    After decades of searching, Joseph James DeAngelo, whom authorities suspect is the so-called Golden State Killer or East Area Rapist, was arrested and suspected of committing a dozen murders and 50 rapes from 1976 to 1984. Prosecutors and law…
Rank this Week: 105

AllThingsPatent

AllThingsPatent

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

http://blog.maxval.com/
  • Jun 6

    MaxVal to Sponsor and Exhibit at IPBC Global, San Francisco (June 10-12, 2018)

    MaxVal to Sponsor and Exhibit at IPBC Global, San Francisco (June 10-12, 2018)
    MaxVal is sponsoring the 11th annual event of IP Business Congress Global (IPBC), to be held from June 10-12, 2018 at Palace Hotel, San Francisco. IPBC is an established gathering for the World’s IP Business leaders ensuring…
  • May 31

    Recent advances in Diabetes Management | April 2018 Newsletter | MaxVal

    Recent advances in Diabetes Management | April 2018 Newsletter | MaxVal
    The article addresses Medtronic’s recent FDA approval of the Guardian™ Connect Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system. A brief overview of all the clinical studies related to CGM has been presented. It also analyses the recent…
  • May 17

    MaxVal Exhibits at INTA 140th Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA (May 19-23, 2018)

    MaxVal Exhibits at INTA 140th Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA (May 19-23, 2018)
    MaxVal is exhibiting at INTA 140th Annual meeting at Booth #418, to be held from May 19-23 at Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA. INTA’s (International Trademark Association) Annual Meeting is recognized as one of the…
Rank this Week: 1601

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Jun 5

    Trump’s New Tax Code (Hopefully) Will Not Affect Existing Prenuptial Agreement

    Trump’s New Tax Code (Hopefully) Will Not Affect Existing Prenuptial Agreement
    Federal tax law has a longstanding history of providing tax deductions for alimony, or spousal maintenance – a trend that was recently broken by the Trump administration. For court decrees and alimony agreements entered into after…
  • May 31

    What is Bifurcation and Why Would Someone Want Two Trials?

    What is Bifurcation and Why Would Someone Want Two Trials?
    The costs associated with bringing a lawsuit can add up very quickly, and are not always justified.  Every client believes they have the winning hand at the beginning of litigation.  However, after commencing an action and enduring…
  • Apr 5

    Annuities – The Security Blanket of Investment

    Annuities – The Security Blanket of Investment
    If fortune will have it, at some point or another each of us will reach retirement. Many understandably have reservations and anxieties around how to best manage their money to prepare for retirement in middle age, as each of us have our own…
Rank this Week: 4210

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • May 23

    Finding Accurate Summer Hours for Zief

    Finding Accurate Summer Hours for Zief
    We all love the convenience of Googling to find out the hours for a restaurant, coffee shop, library, etc. Unfortunately, Google is often wrong when it displays the hours for academic libraries like Zief, which change schedules depending upon…
  • May 14

    Graduation Week Hour

    Graduation Week Hour
    On Monday, May 14, and Tuesday, May 15, the law library will be open from 8 am to midnight. From Wednesday, May 16, through Friday, May 18, the law library will be open from 8 am to 9 pm. On...
  • Apr 20

    Spring 2018: Access During Law School's Reading and Final Exam Period, April 26 - May 15

    Spring 2018: Access During Law School's Reading and Final Exam Period, April 26 - May 15
    The law school reading and exam period begins on April 26, continuing through May 15. During our reading and exam period, we restrict access to the law library to help ensure that law students have adequate space for exam preparation....
Rank this Week: 1227

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: 972

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: 1494

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Articles about accident injury law in Houston, TX.

http://www.sigmonlawpllc.com/media-blog/
  • Apr 5

    Spring Break Boating Joyride Gone Wrong 

    Spring Break Boating Joyride Gone Wrong 
    Spring Break Boating Joyride Gone Wrong  Boating is one of the most enjoyed summertime activities. Many younger people […] The post Spring Break Boating Joyride Gone Wrong  appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
  • Feb 28

    The OSHA Fatal Four: What You Need to Know

    The OSHA Fatal Four: What You Need to Know
    The OSHA Fatal Four: What You Need to Know The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) works on […] The post The OSHA Fatal Four: What You Need to Know appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
  • Feb 23

    Are you an Accident Victim Hit by a Drunk Driver?

    Are you an Accident Victim Hit by a Drunk Driver?
    Are you an Accident Victim Hit by a Drunk Driver? Sadly, personal injuries often result from another person’s […] The post Are you an Accident Victim Hit by a Drunk Driver? appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 1594

Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Mar 26

    Do I still need to use the www in URLs?

    Do I still need to use the www in URLs?
    In March’s Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: The answer to the question “Do I still need to use the www in URLs?” is, of course, “It depends.” It depends on the context. Read on.
  • Feb 9

    Big Tech and AI in 2017

    Big Tech and AI in 2017
    I recently posted a review of What we learned in 2017 on Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. Here are my bits from it and a few extracts from contributors. It has been apparent for some time that the biggest tech companies, (…)Read the…
  • Jan 30

    Links in law and practice

    Links in law and practice
    In January’s Internet Newsletter for Lawyers: Links are fundamental to the web; without them it would literally not exist. So, it is surprising that legal advice on linking usually starts by counselling the linker that they should first…
Rank this Week: 1218

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

Covers law, technology, economics and history. By Nick Szabo.

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 23

    The many traditions of non-governmental money (part i)

    The many traditions of non-governmental money (part i)
    The central bank of the United States, the Federal Reserve, has put out “educational material” on Bitcoin for teachers and students (including a quiz!). The Bitcoin parts are odd enough, but this and a subsequent blog post will…
  • Mar 29

    Collecting metal: the inner and outer worlds of jewelry, coins, bullion bits, and odd shiny thing

    Collecting metal: the inner and outer worlds of jewelry, coins, bullion bits, and odd shiny thing
    Millions of millennia ago, in our own Milky Way galaxy, but far upstream of where we are today, two neutron stars spiraled around each other, each embodying the mass of a sun but smaller and faster than a speeding planet. Each of these…
  • Feb 24

    Conflict and collectibles among the Yurok

    Conflict and collectibles among the Yurok
    Until about 11,000 years ago all humans were foragers, living by hunting, gathering, or fishing.  To study human evolution, and in particular the interest of this author, the long evolution of collectibles -- non-fungible treasure and…
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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/
  • Feb 24

    No, Arizona will not owe Sean Miller $10 million if they fire him with cause

    No, Arizona will not owe Sean Miller $10 million if they fire him with cause
    Word broke yesterday that Sean Miller is on tape talking about paying DeAndre Ayton to come to Arizona.Today, there are reports that Arizona will owe Miller the balance of his base salary even if they fire him "with cause," but only 50%…
  • Feb 15

    A Little Light

    A Little Light
    Well, a 19-year-old kid went to the Florida high school he used to attend and killed seventeen people by shooting them with an semi-automatic gun. CNN reports that this is the ninth-deadliest mass shooting is "modern" United States history…
  • 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…
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@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
  • Feb 21

    The Curious Case of the New Hallandale Beach Commissioner

    The Curious Case of the New Hallandale Beach Commissioner
    Hallandale Beach—the small, coastal city located on the southern edge of Broward County—is a hotbed of political rancor, infighting, and corruption. Hallandale residents such as myself have become accustomed to our city making the…
  • 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…
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The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 31

    How a Will Is Legal and Why One Can Be Contested

    How a Will Is Legal and Why One Can Be Contested
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Making a will is not that difficult and you can even buy a will preparation pack from several UK retailers or online if you want to. The problems come later when…
  • Jan 23

    Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Medical Negligence Lawyer

    Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Medical Negligence Lawyer
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Everyone expects the best treatment and a speedy recovery whenever they visit a hospital or a medical practice. While our healthcare system is one of the best in the…
  • Jan 18

    Types of Cyber Crime

    Types of Cyber Crime
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Computer crimes or cyber crimes, as they are recognized nowadays, take place in many forms in each corner of the world. Because the technology advances in a fast manner…
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Law Religion Culture Review

Law Religion Culture Review

Covers the intersection of law, theology and ethics. By Richard J. Radcliffe.

http://lawreligionculturereview.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 29

    Year In Review, 2017.

    Year In Review, 2017.
    Books Read (in order)1. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini, Ph.D. (2007 rev ed.)2. A Life in Parts by Bryan Cranston (2016)3. The Small Big: Small Changes That Spark Big Influence by Steve J. Martin, Noah J.…
  • Dec 31

    Year In Review, 2016

    Year In Review, 2016
    Books Read (In Order Read)1. Raw: My 100% Grade-A, Unfiltered, Inside Look at Sports by Colin Cowherd (2015)2. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand (2010) [cd unabridged]3. Gorilla…
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2015.

    Year in Review, 2015.
    Books Read (in order read)1. An Atheist in the FOXhole: A Liberal's Eight-Year Odyssey Inside the Heart of the Right-Wing Media by Joe Muto (2013)2. The Lost Painting: The Quest For a Caravaggio Masterpiece by Jonathan Harr (2005) [cd…
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LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Dec 19

    Thank You For a Remarkable Year

    Thank You For a Remarkable Year
    And now, at the end of a busy year,  we know.  And you should know how much good you do.  They’ve come to us from all corners of the country, all corners of the globe, really.  From all points along the political…
  • 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.…
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VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Dec 19

    The Balancing Act: Looking Backward, Looking Ahead

    The Balancing Act: Looking Backward, Looking Ahead
    by Sara Frug LII has had quite a 25th year. In this series of blog posts,  many of the luminaries of open access to law and legal informatics have shown us our history from the point of view of the past, present, and future of their own…
  • 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…
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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.…
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Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
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Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
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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,…
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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?…
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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…
  • 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 ……
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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…
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