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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…
Rank this Week: 2529

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Al Nye The Lawyer Guy

Al Nye The Lawyer Guy

Thoughts and Observations from Al Nye.

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

    I've Joined A Firm!

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

    Do Your Divorce Right by Andrew Horton and John David Kennedy

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

    Searsport Delighted To Have No New Busine

    Searsport Delighted To Have No New Busine
    As reported in the Portland Press Herald today, the town of Searsport appears delighted to reject a planned a 22 million-gallon liquid propane storage tank in town. This was going to be a $40 million terminal that I can only assume would…
Rank this Week: 981

AllThingsPatent

AllThingsPatent

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

http://blog.maxval.com/
  • 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…
  • May 10

    MaxVal is Exhibiting at the AIPLA Spring Meeting, Seattle, WA (May 15-17, 2018)

    MaxVal is Exhibiting at the AIPLA Spring Meeting, Seattle, WA (May 15-17, 2018)
    MaxVal will be exhibiting at the AIPLA 2018 Spring Meeting at Booth #1 , on May 15-17, 2018 (The Westin Seattle in Seattle, WA). The AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association) meeting usually draws a varied group of over 600…
  • Apr 30

    MaxVal celebrated World IP Day on April 26, 2018

    MaxVal celebrated World IP Day on April 26, 2018
    MaxVal, a leading Intellectual Property management solutions provider, celebrated the World IP Day at its India locations at Coimbatore and Chennai on April 26, 2018. WIPO has designated April 26 every year as World Intellectual Property Day…
Rank this Week: 1824

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 1038

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: 1716

b-screeds

b-screeds

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

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

    Windmill

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

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

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

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

    This one’s got me feeling my age…
    … in more ways than one.  Back in May of 1994, a week or so before the annual CALI conference for legal technologists, three of us circulated the document you see below.  Composed by me, Peter Martin, and Will Sadler, it set…
Rank this Week: 4120

Bag and Baggage

Bag and Baggage

Features musings on legal issues. By Denise Howell.

http://www.bagandbaggage.com/
  • Aug 26

    Moved On

    Moved On
    Bag and Baggage was fun while it lasted! But that was only until Jan. 2013. If you're looking for Denise Howell please visit denisehowell.info.
  • Jan 28

    Changing Tech, Changing Law School

    Changing Tech, Changing Law School
    I'll be speaking Thursday at the 2013 Chapman Law Review Symposium on how law school (and particularly IP law) curriculum should change to keep pace with technology.  Our moderator is the brilliant John Tehranian (TWiL fans will remember…
  • Apr 16

    Colombia, Day 2: Off The Map

    Colombia, Day 2: Off The Map
    Looking up at the verdant walls of the huge bowl that is Medellín, and hearing the birds squawk "Chicharrón!" at us from the hotel garden, on our second morning in Medellín I felt like we'd already arrived in the jungle.  By nightfall…
Rank this Week: 1504

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 1277

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 24

    You’re Bad at Legal Research, and Your Judge Knows It.

    You’re Bad at Legal Research, and Your Judge Knows It.
    Above the Law – You’re Bad at Legal Research, and Your Judge Knows It: “One reason artificial intelligence is a hot topic in law: When attorneys miss precedents, the stakes are high. Recent research conducted by Casetext…
  • May 24

    Court Rules That Government Officials Who Tweet to the Public Can’t Block Users Who They Disagree With

    Court Rules That Government Officials Who Tweet to the Public Can’t Block Users Who They Disagree With
    EFF – Victory For The First Amendment..Lawsuit Against President Trump Brought by Twitter Users He Blocked “President Donald Trump’s blocking of people on Twitter because they criticize him violates the First Amendment, a…
  • May 24

    How can journalists stop providing oxygen to trolls and extremists?

    How can journalists stop providing oxygen to trolls and extremists?
    Columbia Journalism Review: “Are journalists partly to blame for the rise of the alt-right and the outcome of the 2016 election? A new report from the New York–based research institute Data & Society looks at the ways in which…
Rank this Week: 14

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/
  • May 24

    Women’s Leadership in Academia Conference – Registration is Open

    Women’s Leadership in Academia Conference – Registration is Open
    The Women’s Leadership in Academia Conference will be held July 19-20, 2018 at the University of Georgia’s School of Law in beautiful Athens, GA. The conference is being organized by the University of Georgia School of Law and the…
  • May 18

    Assessment of Program Learning Outcomes: Law Schools Move into the Twenty-First Century

    Assessment of Program Learning Outcomes: Law Schools Move into the Twenty-First Century
    In a relatively brief period, law school pedagogy has changed a great deal.  Christopher Columbus Langdell’s nineteenth century approach of case-based analysis featuring Socratic dialogue in class still forms the basis for many law…
  • May 17

    Fighting Urban Blight, One Semester at a Time

    Fighting Urban Blight, One Semester at a Time
    Originally posted on the Future of Change: ? This past semester, as part of the Albany Law class “Law and Social Innovation: Creative Problem Solving,” law students and faculty and students from the University at Albany’s…
Rank this Week: 2925

Beyond the Underground

Beyond the Underground

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

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

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S

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

    SELECTIONS FROM MY

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

    TYPES OF LAWYERS

    TYPES OF LAWYERS
    TYPES OF LAWYERS #8: THE PARTNER WHO GOLFS . . . Shhh! The partner-who-golfs is teeing off, and he never likes it when you chuckle during his backswing. So you don't. Instead, you stand quietly as he adjusts his unorthodox stance,…
Rank this Week: 328

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: 1278

Blawg Review

Blawg Review

Reviews law blogs.

http://blawgreview.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 3

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review

    In Memoriam: A Final Blawg Review
    In January 2007, I received an e-mail message from Ed., the mysterious and pseudonymous editor of Blawg Review. By that point, I'd hosted a couple of Blawg Reviews and become a "sherpa", assisting Ed. and the guest hosts to source material…
  • Jul 2

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964

    The Civil Rights Act, 1964
    Blawg Review #324 at the law blog of Texas attorney Paul Kennedy, The Defense Rests, marks this day in 1964 when Lyndon Baines Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ending segregation in the United States, a signature piece of…
  • Jun 3

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special

    Blawg Review, Jubilee Special
    From his duck blind on the banks of the Thames, Charon QC watched as Her Majesty's barge and a flotilla of a thousand lesser vessels paraded before an adoring public out in the rain to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's first sixty years.Quite…
Rank this Week: 3906

BrazosLawyers.com

BrazosLawyers.com

Provides legal information based on common client questions in the areas of elder law, estate planning, real estate, small business and taxes. By the Peterson Law Group.

http://brazoslawyers.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Separate Property vs. Community Property

    Separate Property vs. Community Property
    The Texas Family Code defines separate property as: - property owned or claimed by the spouse before marriage;
  • Apr 10

    What is an attorney ad litem?

    What is an attorney ad litem?
    The term ad litem simply means “for the suit”. An attorney ad litem may be appointed or assigned in family law cases or probate cases where representation is deemed necessary by a judge. While the Texas Family Code does not specifically…
  • Apr 8

    How is an LLC different from an LLP?

    How is an LLC different from an LLP?
    A Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a hybrid organization that takes aspects of corporations and combines them with the framework of a partnership. The owners of an LLC benefit from the ability to choose to be taxed at the company level,…
Rank this Week: 4469

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • May 25

    How to Dump a Prospective Client Who Doesn’t Pay Your Retainer

    How to Dump a Prospective Client Who Doesn’t Pay Your Retainer
    You meet with a prospective client and explain that you’ll need a initial retainer fee to get started. The prospective client doesn’t pay the fee and you’re pretty sure this will be a pattern, so you decide not to take on…
  • May 23

    12 Grounds for Objecting to Interrogatorie

    12 Grounds for Objecting to Interrogatorie
    Interrogatories play a key role in litigation: They’re used to gather potential evidence to support a party’s contentions, including facts, witnesses, and writings, or to determine what contentions an opposing party is planning to…
  • May 21

    How Far Does a Landowner’s Liability Go?

    How Far Does a Landowner’s Liability Go?
    Landowners’ duty to maintain their premises in a reasonably safe condition has a pretty far reach, but the California Supreme Court recently curbed it. A landowner’s duty extends to all areas that (1) visitors are expressly or…
Rank this Week: 300

DailyWrit

DailyWrit

Covers the US Supreme Court. By Kedar Bhatia.

http://dailywrit.com
  • Apr 23

    Agreement Between Justices Scalia and Thomas During October Term 2012

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

    Advocates Arguing from Private Practice (OT 2000-2011)

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

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century

    Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty-First Century
    I have a new Article out in the Journal of Legal Metrics entitled Top Supreme Court Advocates of the Twenty First Century. You can download the article here here. This Article identifies the Supreme Court litigators who have argued at least…
Rank this Week: 408

De Novo

De Novo

Features posts and occasional symposia about law and law school.

http://www.blogdenovo.org/
  • Nov 9

    Stances on Standing

    Stances on Standing
    I wrote a piece available here on Prop 8's appeal and the AG race. I suggest that we should fear a Cooley win, as that would reduce the likelihood of SCOTUS being able to dismiss the case on standing grounds....
  • Sep 30

    Bigotry and The Budget - the Dollar Costs of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    Bigotry and The Budget - the Dollar Costs of Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    Last week, Senate Democrats failed to get the 60-vote majority they needed to move ahead with the repeal of the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell law that forbids gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military. In the debate preceding the vote,…
  • Apr 22

    Courtesy of Co-Blogger Chris, a Columbian in Columbu

    Courtesy of Co-Blogger Chris, a Columbian in Columbu
Rank this Week: 1465

Demonstrative Evidence

Demonstrative Evidence

By Charles Thomas.

http://demonstrativeevidence.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    Meet Jane Roe

    Meet Jane Roe
    I may be a month late to this party, but at first I dismissed it as an insignificant piece of bizarro non-news, the opposite of a human interest story. More of a human freakshow.A single mother of six, undergoes in vitro and has octuplets. …
  • Jan 7

    How to have a college football playoff system in four easy step

    How to have a college football playoff system in four easy step
    The infrequent blawgger returns to post about college football? Yeah - it's my blog. Deal.As it currently stands, and I am intentionally oversimplifying here, the college football championship is currently decided by consensus. The BCS is…
  • Aug 17

    Why law school sucks, part I

    Why law school sucks, part I
    Imagine you are a medical student. What if you were allowed to ignore an entire system of the body in order to study something cool and very difficult to get into, like plastic surgery? You wouldn't be much of a doctor - even plastic…
Rank this Week: 1218

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • 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...
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 714

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/
  • May 16

    Coming to Historical & Special Collections on June 1: HOLLIS Special Request

    Coming to Historical & Special Collections on June 1: HOLLIS Special Request
    On June 1, 2018, Harvard Law School Library’s Historical & Special Collections (HSC) will begin using HOLLIS Special Request! HOLLIS Special Request allows you to request material to view in our reading room and to request…
  • May 15

    The Royal Wedding and the Law: an Update!

    The Royal Wedding and the Law: an Update!
    Seven years ago when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Prince William and Kate Middleton) tied the knot, we gave you an overview of the extra legal hurdles the royal couple were required to surmount beyond simply notifying the vicar or…
  • May 14

    We’re hiring: Project Archivist, Justice Antonin Scalia Paper

    We’re hiring: Project Archivist, Justice Antonin Scalia Paper
    The Harvard Law School Library seeks an experienced, collaborative, and service-oriented processing archivist for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2018. Reporting to the Curator of Modern Manuscripts within the Historical & Special…
Rank this Week: 88

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • May 25

    Selling your home: Fix it or leave it?

    Selling your home: Fix it or leave it?
    When preparing your home for sale, you may be wondering what house repairs or updates you should do before you try to sell it. We have a short answer to that question and tips on the minimal home repairs to invest in to help you earn a…
  • May 17

    Should you take out a second mortgage?

    Should you take out a second mortgage?
    A second mortgage is a loan taken against the equity you’ve built up on your home since you signed your first mortgage. We are discussing different scenarios to consider if you are thinking about taking out a second mortgage on your…
  • May 14

    Know Your Rights: Immigration Rights and Protection

    Know Your Rights: Immigration Rights and Protection
    Like citizens, immigrants and those here using a Visa have rights and protections. Some protections are provided by the US Constitution and some states grant rights such as driving privileges. Learn more about immigration rights and…
Rank this Week: 2267

Forward Movement

Forward Movement

General interest blawg by attorneys and MBAs.

http://ourforwardmovement.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    Blawg is on Holiday: Maybe for now, maybe for longer ...

    Blawg is on Holiday: Maybe for now, maybe for longer ...
    Circle of life - and blawgging? I hate to have the site succumb to a blog statistic, but this blawg will be temporarily suspended. I am not certain now when it will be resumed.
  • Mar 13

    In Case You Missed It This Week

    In Case You Missed It This Week
    "Quinn Emanuel Becomes First Am Law 100 Firm to Have a Female Name Partner." Yeah - it's 2010. Law.com.NYU grads can't find jobs, either, and are on a publicity campaign. ATL.
  • Mar 5

    In Case You Missed It This Week

    In Case You Missed It This Week
    "You’re a lawyer? Please don’t kill yourself, the cab gets really messy." ATL.If you joined BigLaw for a posh 5th Avenue apartment, maybe you'd be interested in how Rush Limbaugh had his done up. Althouse.
Rank this Week: 4542

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

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

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

    Prizmo

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

    DOJ Launches Law Jobs App for iOS

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

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8

    Six Cool Things You Can Do With iOS 8
    iOS 8 has some cool new features, check them out here. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 1051

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/
Rank this Week: 336

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…
Rank this Week: 2696

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: 4081

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • 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…
  • Mar 29

    Income Tax Implications of an S-Corp versus an LLC

    Income Tax Implications of an S-Corp versus an LLC
    Considerations Regarding Tax Burden Allocations Among Members & Owners In forming your business, considerations regarding control or transferability of interest and the like may be at the forefront of your mind, and tax considerations…
  • Mar 22

    Understanding Grandparent Rights in New York

    Understanding Grandparent Rights in New York
    In the realm of family law, grandparents have certain legal rights in regard to custody and visitation of their grandchildren. The overarching term to describe the process of becoming a legal caregiver for a child that is not biologically…
Rank this Week: 4232

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 ……
Rank this Week: 1242

HuskerBlawgs

HuskerBlawgs

Nebraska law and trials. Published by Stan Sipple.

http://huskerblawgs.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 18

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    Hi! How are you?I saw it on TV! http://crm.avistsecurity.com.au/such/say.php CNN said it really works!Stan, Stan Sipple, SippleSent from my iPhone
  • Dec 15

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    Hi! How are you?Breaking news http://kesem-tours.co.il/only.php it works!Stan, Stan Sipple, SippleSent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
  • Sep 11

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    How are you? http://azovschool5.ru/olf/passing.php Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
Rank this Week: 1214

I Fought the Law

I Fought the Law

A Bay Area lawyer blogs about his life as a Bay Area lawyer.

http://ifoughtthelaw.cementhorizon.com/
  • Aug 4

    Conversations with My Son: Getting Ready for Bed

    Conversations with My Son: Getting Ready for Bed
    [Whilst changing his diaper at bed time.] Him: Jammies off! Me: Yep, we're taking off your jammies. Him: Diaper...
  • Jul 20

    The I Write Like Experiment

    The I Write Like Experiment
    Here's a video of me testing out the I Write Like website that the kids are into these days....
  • Mar 23

    My Trip to Traffic Court

    My Trip to Traffic Court
    The Denver City and County building is a massive, grandiose gray behemoth with all kinds of stone columns and other...
Rank this Week: 3982

ICLEF Law Tips

ICLEF Law Tips

Covers legal information on a wide variety of timely topics. By the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum

http://iclef.org/category/blog/law-tips/
Rank this Week: 3583

Infinity Ranch

Infinity Ranch

Musings about the important things in life - law, politics, music, racing, soccer, etc.

http://infinityranch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 3

    Los Endo

    Los Endo
    I've come to a conclusion.After more than six years and 3100 posts, I've decided that the Ranch has run its course. In short, this will be the last post I make here. I'll leave the blog itself up as an archive (and a collection of useful…
  • Dec 31

    You Aughta See . . .

    You Aughta See . . .
    While I wrote about music back in the days before blogs, I never really did the same with movies. It wasn't due to lack of interest. A lot of lonely weekends in law school led to my development into a film fanatic. Thanks to Netflix, I've…
  • Dec 30

    You Aughta Hear . . .

    You Aughta Hear . . .
    Back in the days before blogs, I wrote album reviews. Nothing all that substantive, just gut reactions to whatever passed through my world. Ever since I started this blog I've occasionally popped off about music. So it only seems natural,…
Rank this Week: 1263

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

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

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

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

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

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

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

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 540

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

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

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix

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

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot

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

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

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look
    If you happened to be sleeping or otherwise absent last week, you may have missed that Apple announced a few products. Being an iPad fan, I was of course interested to see the much-rumored announcement of the iPad Pro, a much larger tablet…
Rank this Week: 458

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 25

    Pakistan parliament votes to merge tribal lands with northern province

    Pakistan parliament votes to merge tribal lands with northern province
    Pakistan’s lower house of parliament, the National Assembly, passed a Constitutional amendment [text, PDF] Thursday that merges a region known as the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province…
  • May 25

    Amnesty: Nigeria military committed war crimes and crimes against humanity

    Amnesty: Nigeria military committed war crimes and crimes against humanity
    Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] released a report [text, PDF] on Thursday accusing the Nigerian military of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity during its fight against Islamic insurgency Boko Haram. The 89-page…
  • May 25

    Web privacy activist files combined $8.8 billion complaints against Facebook and Google

    Web privacy activist files combined $8.8 billion complaints against Facebook and Google
    Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems filed several multi-billion euro complaints in courts around Europe against Google (Android), Facebook, and two Facebook subsidiaries WhatsApp and Instagram [complaints, PDF] Friday—the…
Rank this Week: 32

Justice is a fickle thing...

Justice is a fickle thing...

By Anthony Fazzio.

http://justiceisafickledthing.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    Pfizer Recalls 28 Lots of Birth Control Pill

    Pfizer Recalls 28 Lots of Birth Control Pill
    The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Pfizer has recalled 28 lots of birth control pills, principally Lo/Ovral-28 tablets and Norgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets. The recall was caused by problems with "ingredients and sequence of the…
  • Jan 24

    Houston Settles Red Light Camera Contract Lawsuit

    Houston Settles Red Light Camera Contract Lawsuit
    It’s a source of great irritation to many drivers. It’s a bad idea for city officials. But, it's a bonanza for “entrepreneurs” who can make crime, however slight, profitable - $12 million in profits to be exact! And, the insult…
  • Jan 23

    Florida Jury Awards $168 Million in Malpractice Suit

    Florida Jury Awards $168 Million in Malpractice Suit
    Charles Broward with the Florida Times Union reports that a Florida jury has awarded $168 million to a Clay County deputy who filed a lawsuit against Memorial Hospital Jacksonville over a botched gastric bypass surgery in 2007.
Rank this Week: 1309

Karel's Legal Blog

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • May 24

    GRENSOVERSCHRIJDENDE OMZETTING VAN RECHTSPERSONEN

    GRENSOVERSCHRIJDENDE OMZETTING VAN RECHTSPERSONEN
    Nieuwe bundel Onder redactie van Harm van den Broek en Günther Rensen is recent de bundel ‘Grensoverschrijdende omzetting van rechtspersonen’ verschenen (Deventer: Wolters Kluwer 2018). Het is een omvangrijke bundel met…
  • Apr 26

    KOSTENVERHAAL ONDERZOEK ENQUETEPROCEDURE

    KOSTENVERHAAL ONDERZOEK ENQUETEPROCEDURE
    Verhaal onderzoekskosten op feitelijk bestuurder Bij beslissing van 13 april 2018 (ECLI:NL:HR:2018:597) heeft de Hoge Raad in het kader van een Nederlandse enquêteprocedure geooordeeld dat een feitelijk bestuurder door de…
  • Apr 21

    AGENDERINGSRECHT VAN AANDEELHOUDERS

    AGENDERINGSRECHT VAN AANDEELHOUDERS
    Geen verplichte consultatie aandeelhouders voor bepalen strategie De Hoge Raad heeft op 20 april 2018 arrest gewezen in een langslepend geschil tussen twee Nederlandse vennootschappen: Boskalis Holding B.V. en Fugro N.V.…
Rank this Week: 1490

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Zinos on Fundamental Rights in Early American Case Law: 1789-1859

    Zinos on Fundamental Rights in Early American Case Law: 1789-1859
    Nicholas Zinos, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, is publishing Fundamental Rights in Early American Case Law: 1789-1859 in volume 7 of the British Journal of American Legal Studies (2018). Here is the abstract. Fundamental Rights Law is a…
  • May 25

    Mirow on Spanish Law and Its Expansion

    Mirow on Spanish Law and Its Expansion
    M. C. Mirow, Florida International University, College of Law, is publishing Spanish Law and Its Expansion in the Oxford Handbook of European Legal History (Pihlajamäki, Dubber & Godfrey, eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018)…
  • May 25

    Shaviro on Gilded Age Literature and Inequality @DanielShaviro

    Shaviro on Gilded Age Literature and Inequality @DanielShaviro
    Daniel Shaviro, New York University School of Law, has published Gilded Age Literature and Inequality. Here is the abstract. We are an intensely social species, and often a rivalrous one, prone to measuring ourselves in terms of others, and…
Rank this Week: 826

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…
Rank this Week: 1261

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 27

    The 2018 Am Law 100

    The 2018 Am Law 100
    The American Lawyer’s Am Law 100 has been recognized as the definitive public ranking of financial performance for the nation’s largest law firms since its introduction in 1987. According to the press release, The American Lawyer…
Rank this Week: 1283

Lawyer On A Leash Blog

Lawyer On A Leash Blog

Covers how to hire and work with a lawyer. By Gideon Grunfeld.

http://lawyeronaleash.com/loal-blog/
  • Jul 21

    How Important Is A Lawyer’s Computer Skills?

    How Important Is A Lawyer’s Computer Skills?
    When lawyers charge by the hour, it is natural to question how much of their time is wasted because they aren’t proficient at using software such as Word and Excel. D. Casey Flaherty, who works as a lawyer in the Law Department of Kia…
  • Jul 7

    Marketing Advice Lawyers Receive

    Marketing Advice Lawyers Receive
    The American Bar Association Journal on July 1 published an article entitled, “50 simple ways you can market your practice.” It is directed to lawyers and contains such gems as: 17.) People sometimes need to be convinced that…
  • Jun 24

    Getting Your Lawyer To Estimate Attorneys’ Fees In Civil Litigation

    Getting Your Lawyer To Estimate Attorneys’ Fees In Civil Litigation
    “I don’t know what this lawsuit will cost because there are so many factors involved, and I don’t control many of them.” Can’t tell you how many times I have heard experienced litigators voice this sentiment when…
Rank this Week: 4346

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
  • May 25

    How long does it take to go through a divorce in Illinois?

    How long does it take to go through a divorce in Illinois?
    We discuss length of time a divorce in Illinois takes, including “The Divorce Timeline”, “What Affects the Timing of Your Divorce”, and “How to Speed Up Your Divorce Process”. The biggest factor in how much…
  • May 24

    Will Dating While My Divorce is Pending Affect the Outcome?

    Will Dating While My Divorce is Pending Affect the Outcome?
    We examine whether dating during a divorce impacts the outcome of the divorce. We look at the emotions involved, parental responsibilities, and issues that dating during a divorce can cause in negotiating a settlement.
  • May 23

    Parenting Plans Explained | Illinois Joint Parenting Agreement

    Parenting Plans Explained | Illinois Joint Parenting Agreement
    In this article, we will examine the important details of Illinois parenting plans to determine the allocation of parenting time and responsibility in divorce and paternity cases, including how to file a parenting plan, what’s typically…
Rank this Week: 906

Legal Bite

Legal Bite

Covers UK legislation and legal news.

http://www.legalbite.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 7

    Inheritance tax threshold set to rise

    Inheritance tax threshold set to rise
    Plans to increase the inheritance tax threshold to £1m was first pledged by the Conservatives seven years ago. This proposal made in the Tory manifesto has since been altered so that when pensioners decide to downsize in terms of…
  • Jun 22

    Plan ahead for your future with a Power of Attorney

    Plan ahead for your future with a Power of Attorney
    It can often be heart-breaking to have to watch a family member or a close friend suffer and be let down, unable to do anything about it due to an illness or mental incapacity. However there is something that you can do to ensure that both…
  • Jun 19

    So what are your rights when your flight has been delayed or cancelled?

    So what are your rights when your flight has been delayed or cancelled?
    So the summer holidays are just on the horizon which means millions of us will be jetting off to somewhere hot or even somewhere cold. But what can you do if you are left grounded by your airline? Research carried out by Which? has revealed…
Rank this Week: 2906

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

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

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

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

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

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

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

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

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 107