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Above the Law

Above the Law

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

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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Sep 19

    HRW details abuses by Ethiopia security forces at festival

    HRW details abuses by Ethiopia security forces at festival
    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch [advocacy website] released a report [text] on Monday detailing the violence carried out by the Ethiopian security forces during the Irreecha festival, the annual harvest celebration observed by the country’s…
  • Sep 19

    Aung San Suu Kyi condemns human rights violations in Rakhine

    Aung San Suu Kyi condemns human rights violations in Rakhine
    Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi [BBC profile] in a national address on Tuesday condemned [Reuters report] human rights violations in the nation’s state of Rakhine, without addressing accusations from the UN and rights groups…
  • Sep 19

    Senate approves $700 billion defense bill

    Senate approves $700 billion defense bill
    The US Senate [official website] on Monday voted 89-8 [roll call] to approve HR 2810 [text, PDF], a $700 billion defense bill, authorizing support for defense programs and combat operations at home and overseas. Among other things, the bill…
Rank this Week: 11

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 19

    A visual introduction to machine learning

    A visual introduction to machine learning
    R2D3 is an experiment in expressing statistical thinking with interactive design: “In machine learning, computers apply statistical learning techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. These techniques can be used to make…
  • Sep 19

    DataVizProject.com: A comprehensive archive of data visualisation

    DataVizProject.com: A comprehensive archive of data visualisation
    Via DataDrivenJournlsim: “DataVizProject is a project by ferdio – a Copenhagen based infographic agency transforming data and information into captivating visuals.” “We know. There’s already a lot of tools,…
  • Sep 19

    CBO’s Projections of Federal Receipts and Expenditures in the National Income and Product Account

    CBO’s Projections of Federal Receipts and Expenditures in the National Income and Product Account
    “The fiscal transactions of the federal government are recorded in two major sets of accounts that are conceptually quite different. One set is The Budget of the United States Government, prepared by the Office of Management and Budget.…
Rank this Week: 12

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 19

    States’ boycotts of states, cont’d

    States’ boycotts of states, cont’d
    “California state university researchers are banned from using funds to travel to Texas to study Harvey’s aftermath.” — Joshua McCabe on Twitter. The guidelines from California Attorney General Xavier Becerra do cite…
  • Sep 18

    On the bottom of an Emmy

    On the bottom of an Emmy
    You’ve won an Emmy! But now comes the fine print [Janina Gavankar on Twitter via @thrillscience] Wanna see what the bottom of an Emmy says? pic.twitter.com/Wk2Pb1aDWk — janina gavankar (@Janina) September 18, 2017 Tags:…
  • Sep 18

    “The ABA has often fancied itself a bulwark of due process…”

    “The ABA has often fancied itself a bulwark of due process…”
    Given the historic role it has frequently played as advocate of due process, it’s curious that the American Bar Association now is fine with ex parte gun confiscation orders [Trevor Burrus and Matthew Larosiere, Forbes] Tags: bar…
Rank this Week: 29

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

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

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

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

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
Rank this Week: 67

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: 66

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
  • Sep 18

    Consumers allege they have been harassed with calls for Kia of South Austin

    Consumers allege they have been harassed with calls for Kia of South Austin
    HOUSTON – Two Cedar Park consumers allege the joint owners and operators of Kia of South Austin have been harassing them with phone calls.Jan Caraway and Bobby Caraway filed a complaint on Aug. 24 in the Houston Division of the Southern…
  • Sep 18

    Former Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA employee seeks declaration regarding agreement

    Former Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA employee seeks declaration regarding agreement
    HOUSTON – A Harris County man and his current employer are seeking declaration regarding an employment agreement from the man's former employer.William "Billy" Bray and Alliant Insurance Services Inc. filed a complaint on Aug. 23 in the…
  • Sep 18

    Woman alleges Monkey Joe's failed to warn of wet floor that caused her to fall

    Woman alleges Monkey Joe's failed to warn of wet floor that caused her to fall
    HOUSTON – A Brazoria County woman alleges she was injured at a Houston business while attending a birthday party because of a wet floor.Karin Perez filed a complaint on Aug. 22 in the Harris County District Court against GT Katy…
Rank this Week: 118

Is There a Lawyer in the Church?

Is There a Lawyer in the Church?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Taking a Blog Break: Pennsylvania Election Day May 18 (I’m running for state legislature)
    I’m running for Pennsylvania State Legislature and will be focused on campaigning through election day, so I’m taking a break from new postings here until after May 18. Please visit my campaign website www.StephenLBloom.com Your prayers…
Rank this Week: 129

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    CFP: Law and Society Association meeting

    CFP: Law and Society Association meeting
    Toronto (credit)The Law and Society Association's Call for Papers (and panel proposals) is now out. The upcoming LSA will be in Toronto,  Canada, June 7-10, 2018. The deadline for submissions is Oct.18, 2017. Here is the…
  • Sep 18

    Gerber on Law and Catholicism in Colonial Maryland

    Gerber on Law and Catholicism in Colonial Maryland
    Scott D. Gerber, Ohio Northern University-Pettit College of Law, has posted Law and Catholicism in Colonial Maryland, which appears in the Catholic Historical Review 103 (2017): 465-90:George Calvert (Wiki)Montesquieu famously concluded in…
  • Sep 18

    Mikhail on "Foreign Born Framers"

    Mikhail on "Foreign Born Framers"
    [ICYMI: Here's a pointer to my Georgetown Law colleague John Mikhail's recent post on Balkinization, “Foreign-Born Framers.”]On this Constitution Day, it is worth recalling that seven of the thirty-nine delegates to the…
Rank this Week: 149

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Sep 18

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied

    Checklist: What to Do If Summary Judgment Is Denied
    You moved for summary judgment but your motion was denied. Here’s a checklist of four things to ask yourself. __   1.  Are there any new or different facts, circumstances, or law that couldn’t have been presented…
  • Sep 15

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud

    Don’t Let Your Ethical Duties Get Lost in the Cloud
    The following is a guest blog post by Perry L. Segal, an attorney and management consultant at Charon Law, Redwood City. Mr. Segal has over 25 years of combined experience in law and technology. He is co-chair of the California Council of…
  • Sep 13

    Have You Looked at Your Email Disclaimer Lately?

    Have You Looked at Your Email Disclaimer Lately?
    It has become routine for attorneys to include a disclaimer in their emails. But like anything else that becomes routine, some attorneys have lost track of the purpose of the disclaimer and could benefit from a little thought on improving its…
Rank this Week: 155

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

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

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Sep 15

    DACA, DREAMers, and the Threat of Deportation

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

    First Amendment’s Clash with Censorship and Hate Speech

    First Amendment’s Clash with Censorship and Hate Speech
    For the past year, the First Amendment, censorship, and hate speech have been at the forefront of the news cycle. From President Trump blocking users on Twitter, to violence at rallies or on college campuses, protections of our First…
  • Aug 18

    Presidential Pardon Power

    Presidential Pardon Power
    According to Article II, Section 2, of the United States Constitution, the president "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases of impeachment.” With the recent investigation…
Rank this Week: 153

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 19

    September 20, 2017

    September 20, 2017
  • Sep 19

    States expand investigation of opioid makers, distributor

    States expand investigation of opioid makers, distributor
      Attorneys general from most states are broadening their investigation into the opioid industry as a nationwide overdose crisis continues to claim thousands of lives. They announced Tuesday that they had served subpoenas requesting…
  • Sep 19

    Man exonerated for ’04 murder after Innocence Project intervene

    Man exonerated for ’04 murder after Innocence Project intervene
    A Baltimore man who served 13 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was released Tuesday after prosecutors asked for his conviction to be vacated and dropped the charges because of newly-discovered exonerating evidence. Lamar…
Rank this Week: 262

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    New Hate Crime App Helps Victims Find Help and Resource

    New Hate Crime App Helps Victims Find Help and Resource
    Last March, I participated in a day-long design sprint held with the goal of developing an app to assist hate-crime victims. Now, that app has been released. The design event was held at Suffolk University Law School in Boston and was…
  • Sep 18

    Proud To Announce I Will Receive The Yankee Quill Award For Journalism

    Proud To Announce I Will Receive The Yankee Quill Award For Journalism
    I am extremely honored to report that I have been selected to receive the Yankee Quill Award, presented by the Academy of New England Journalists “to honor extraordinary newspaper men and women for their lifetime of achievement and…
  • Sep 18

    Rocket Matter Spins Off Its Own Payment Processing Company for Credit Card

    Rocket Matter Spins Off Its Own Payment Processing Company for Credit Card
    Accepting credit card payments is becoming increasingly common among solo and small-firm lawyers. Contributing to this trend are credit card processing companies that specialize in handling payments for lawyers and therefore in understanding…
Rank this Week: 271

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: 284

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Alexander on Objects of Art; Objects of Property @CornellLaw

    Alexander on Objects of Art; Objects of Property @CornellLaw
    Gregory S. Alexander, Cornell Law School, has published Objects of Art; Objects of Property as Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-39. Here is the abstract. Seemingly worlds apart, art and the law of property in fact share much in…
  • Sep 19

    Silver on Serfdom By Contract In the Late Roman Empire

    Silver on Serfdom By Contract In the Late Roman Empire
    Morris Silver, City College of New York, Economics Department, has published Serfdom by Contract in the Late Roman Empire. Here is the abstract.Legal codes and other documents of the late Roman Empire reveal a system, the colonate, which…
  • Sep 19

    New From McGill University Press: Censored: A Literary History of Subversion, by Matthew Fellion and Katherine Inglis @EdinburghUni

    New From McGill University Press: Censored: A Literary History of Subversion, by Matthew Fellion and Katherine Inglis @EdinburghUni
    Via Simon Stern (ArsScripta)New from McGill University Press:Matthew Fellion, Independent Scholar, and Katherine Inglis, Department of English, University of Edinburgh, have published Censored: A Literary History of Subversion and Control…
Rank this Week: 341

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
Rank this Week: 357

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/
  • Sep 19

    Join us to celebrate Banned Books Week!

    Join us to celebrate Banned Books Week!
    Banned Books Week is coming and we are excited! As librarians, the freedom to read is in our DNA. Every year scores of books have their places in libraries and schools challenged by would-be censors. We can’t stand that, but we can…
  • Sep 18

    Book Talk: The Futility of Law and Development: China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law, Tue., Oct. 3, at noon

    Book Talk: The Futility of Law and Development: China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law, Tue., Oct. 3, at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion in celebration of The Futility of Law and Development: China and the Dangers of Exporting American Law (Oxford Univ. Press, 2015) by Jedidiah J.…
  • Sep 13

    HLS students: You’re invited to Love Your Library Fest on September 22

    HLS students: You’re invited to Love Your Library Fest on September 22
    HLS Students: we invite you to join us for the 12th annual Love Your Library Fest on Friday, September 22 from 2 to 5pm to learn more about your new library! At Library Fest you will: Learn about library services that students…
Rank this Week: 481

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Sep 15

    25 for 25: A Librarian’s Free Law Awakening

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

    A birthday message

    A birthday message
    by Carl Malamud When Peter Martin and Tom Bruce decided 25 years ago to serve the law on the Internet, they were joining a grand tradition of promulgation dating back 25 centuries. The pronouncements and edicts of our governments comprise the…
  • Aug 21

    25 for 25 – Documents to Data : A Legal Memex

    25 for 25 – Documents to Data : A Legal Memex
    by Anne Washington When the United States first mandated the preservation of government proceedings, clerks wrote in bound blank books. In 1789, Congress passed a law providing for the “safe-keeping” of legislative and government…
Rank this Week: 421

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Aug 23

    The Danger of Benevolent Cluelessne

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

    The little-known truth about how you fool yourself.

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

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip

    The hidden problem in everyday gossip
    Someone sent me an email out of the blue the other day. It contained a link to an online article posted by someone we both know. The email had only the link, and was preceded by the following word: “Hmmmmmmm…” That meant I…
Rank this Week: 398

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    Three Things That a Personal Injury Lawyer Can do For You

    Three Things That a Personal Injury Lawyer Can do For You
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post People don’t always realize the value of a great lawyer. In fact, some people even attempt to take on legal cases on their own. If you’re a victim of…
  • Aug 3

    Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law

    Interesting Facts About Truck & Tractor Accidents Law
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Truck and tractor accidents happen every single day in the U.S. It's estimated that more than 4,000 people die each year in accidents that involve large trucks. This…
  • Jun 28

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)

    5 Signs That You Are Ready For a Bankruptcy Lawyer (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Many people fear bankruptcy. However, it’s often an irrational fear. Bankruptcy may be necessary for you to get out of debt. In fact, you could be making your…
Rank this Week: 337

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 420

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

http://www.legalreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 649

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 1127

Legal Info 360

Legal Info 360

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

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

    Knee Replacements and Hospital-Acquired Infection

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

    Recognizing Warning Signs of Churning

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

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL

    ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD HILL
    Leonard Hill is a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer and founding partner at Hill & Associates, P.C., a premier accident and injury firm. Coming from humble beginnings, he graduated Cum Laude[...] The post ATTORNEY SPOTLIGHT: LEONARD…
Rank this Week: 945

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: 589

Houston's Clear Thinkers

Houston's Clear Thinkers

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

http://blog.kir.com/
  • Apr 3

    The Houston Open at a Crossroads Again

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

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

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

    My Jeff Bagwell Story

    My Jeff Bagwell Story
    Astros legend Jeff Bagwell was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, something that I pointed out should have been a no-brainer over a decade ago. But Hall of Fame voting is not always rational or even well-informed, so ……
Rank this Week: 1241

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

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

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

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

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

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

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

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community
    Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too…
Rank this Week: 1210

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

tins ::: Rick Klau's weblog

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

http://tins.rklau.com/
  • Oct 5

    My unconsciously biased address book

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

    Using genderize.io to infer gender in a LinkedIn network

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

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo

    Google, plus our past = the future of photo
    A couple years ago, I wrote about my first serious attempt to organize my family’s photos. 50,000 digital photos spanning more than a decade — scattered across multiple computers, phones, cameras, and hard drives. It…
Rank this Week: 867

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: 640

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: 1223

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…
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You and Yours Blawg

You and Yours Blawg

Thoughts and comments on Business Law, Elder Law, Estate Planning and Tax Law. By Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss.

http://youandyoursblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    You and Yours Blawg is Moving

    You and Yours Blawg is Moving
    Category: Elder Law, Estate Planning, Estate and Inheritance Tax, Business Law and Planning, Tax Law and Planning, Probate and Estate Administration, Financial Planning, Miscellaneous Musing
  • Mar 20

    Haven't Paid NJ Taxes? Now Might Be the Time

    Haven't Paid NJ Taxes? Now Might Be the Time
    Category: Tax Law and PlanningCourtesy of JH Cohn:New Jersey Enacts Tax Amnesty Program"New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine has signed a bill creating a 45-day New Jersey state tax amnesty period that will end no later than June 15, 2009.…
  • Mar 16

    Lets get Banks Lending - SBA Loan Guarantee Amount to 90%

    Lets get Banks Lending - SBA Loan Guarantee Amount to 90%
    Category: Business Law and Planning
Rank this Week: 1041

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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The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Sep 19

    BREAKING: Bayer Pulls Essure Device from European Market

    BREAKING: Bayer Pulls Essure Device from European Market
    Bayer, the manufacturer of the controversial “permanent” birth control device Essure, announced on September 18 that it is discontinuing all sales and marketing efforts of the device in all European markets. Citing…
  • Sep 19

    Oh My, Look What the Cat 4 Dragged In

    Oh My, Look What the Cat 4 Dragged In
    Arsenic, lead, fecal matter, benzene, household chemicals, mosquito spray, and who knows what else is contaminating the Houston floodwater and air. The post Oh My, Look What the Cat 4 Dragged In appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Sep 19

    Issa Ordered to Pay Applegate’s Legal Fees in Defamation Case

    Issa Ordered to Pay Applegate’s Legal Fees in Defamation Case
    Issa Ordered to Pay Applegate's Legal Fees in Defamation Case The post Issa Ordered to Pay Applegate’s Legal Fees in Defamation Case appeared first on Legal Reader.
Rank this Week: 1502

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday September 19, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.Ontario employees are prohibited from discrimination and harassment against any employee. Employers may not discriminate on…
  • Sep 18

    Top 10 Legal headlines for the Week of September 18, 2017

    Top 10 Legal headlines for the Week of September 18, 2017
    140Law: Here are our Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of September 18, 2017.For links, visit 140Law at http://wiselaw.blogspot.com.- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website:…
  • Sep 18

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of September 18, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of September 18, 2017
    Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of September 18, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: California sues Trump administration over ending DACA, joining 15 other states, D.C.'Monkey selfie' case is settledBikini baristas sue…
Rank this Week: 1589

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
  • Sep 19

    Review of “Cultures of War” by John W. Dower

    Review of “Cultures of War” by John W. Dower
    John Dower is one of our most respected historians, having won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his brilliant studies of the war against Japan in World War II. In Cultures of War, he again returns to Japan in WWII, this…
  • Sep 17

    September 17, 1952 – Charlie Chaplin Denied Re-Entry to U.S. After a Visit to London

    September 17, 1952 – Charlie Chaplin Denied Re-Entry to U.S. After a Visit to London
    On this day in history, the British film star Charlie Chaplin was told by the U.S. Government that he could not return to the U.S. until he could “prove his worth” to the United States. A month later, Chaplin was nominated for the…
  • Sep 15

    Review of “Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story” by Ken Mochizuki for kid

    Review of “Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story” by Ken Mochizuki for kid
    If you ever doubt your faith in mankind, this true story will restore it for you. Passage to Freedom tells the amazing story of Chiune Sugihara, who single-handedly saved thousands of Jews from the Nazis. His story was told by his son Hiroki…
Rank this Week: 2470

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/
  • Sep 15

    Kiser’s Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer

    Kiser’s Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer
    I was really pleased to meet Randall Kiser at last year’s ABA conference.  I was very impressed by his important study (co-authored with Martin Asher and Blakeley McShane), Let’s Not Make a Deal: An Empirical Examination of…
  • Sep 12

    Survey of Applied Legal Education

    Survey of Applied Legal Education
    Report on 2016-17 Survey of Applied Legal Education Now Available The Center for the Study of Applied Legal Education’s (CSALE) report on “The 2016-17 Survey of Applied Legal Education” is now available:…
  • Sep 3

    Best Practices Blog Interest Survey

    Best Practices Blog Interest Survey
    Good Afternoon Blog Users, As a new academic year begins, your blog moderators would like to know what it is that interests YOU, and what it is that you might want to see more of on the blog. Please take a moment to complete this survey by…
Rank this Week: 3025

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Sep 8

    Sharing design environment secrets at Rocket Lawyer’s SFDW Panel

    Sharing design environment secrets at Rocket Lawyer’s SFDW Panel
    We hosted a panel during SFDW and swapped secrets with influential design leaders and experts on how to build a healthy design environment. The post Sharing design environment secrets at Rocket Lawyer’s SFDW Panel appeared first on…
  • Sep 6

    What landlords need to know about subletting

    What landlords need to know about subletting
    Kasia from Rentalutions shared the basics that every landlord must know before subletting a property, learn the essentials to rent and sublet during our Landlord Month at Rocket Lawyer. The post What landlords need to know about subletting…
  • Sep 4

    9 fun facts about Labor Day you might not know

    9 fun facts about Labor Day you might not know
    Labor Day is the first Monday in Septemeber. It is celebrated with family, friends, and bbq's but what are we celebrating? Learn more about Labor Day. The post 9 fun facts about Labor Day you might not know appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 2241

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Sep 5

    Hate Speech Debate on More Perfect Live

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

    Popehat Goes To The Opera: Un ballo in maschera

    Popehat Goes To The Opera: Un ballo in maschera
    It's time once again for Popehat Goes To The Opera, the feature in which I demonstrate that opera is more bizarre, ridiculous, and wonderful than you had realized. Previously I defiled Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte and Wagner's Tannhauser. Let's…
  • Aug 14

    Department of Justice Uses Search Warrant To Get Data On Visitors to Anti-Trump Site

    Department of Justice Uses Search Warrant To Get Data On Visitors to Anti-Trump Site
    I used to have DreamHost as a webhost. We parted ways, but I always admired and appreciated that they reliably stood up for their customers — including me — in the face of bogus legal threats seeking to suppress speech. This week…
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Binary Law

Binary Law

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

http://www.binarylaw.co.uk
  • Sep 5

    Robot lawyers (again)

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

    Robots and the law

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

    How Twitter work

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

Karel's Legal Blog

Covers law in the Netherlands Antilles. By Karel Frielink.

http://www.curacao-law.com
  • Sep 4

    BURGERS & BROEDERS

    BURGERS & BROEDERS
    Nieuw boek Dr. Peter Verton Van de hand van Dr. Peter Verton is een nieuw boek verschenen over goed bestuur en natievorming in Curaçao. Curaçao kijkt terug op een eeuw waarin olie, offshore, toerisme en drugs veel geld in het…
  • Aug 8

    NIEUW BOEK CARIBISCH RECHTSPERSONENRECHT

    NIEUW BOEK CARIBISCH RECHTSPERSONENRECHT
    Kort begrip van het Nederlands Caribisch Rechtspersonenrecht . . Het rechtspersonenrecht in de Caribische delen van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden heeft de afgelopen jaren een belangrijke ontwikkeling doorgemaakt. Dat geldt in het bijzonder…
  • Jul 1

    ENQUETE OVERHEIDSVENNOOTSCHAPPEN CURACAO

    ENQUETE OVERHEIDSVENNOOTSCHAPPEN CURACAO
    Kernoverwegingen beschikking Hof van 13 juni 2017 Op 13 juni 2017 heeft het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie te Curaçao een beschikking gewezen in de enquêteprocedure die door het openbaar ministerie was aangespannen tegen…
Rank this Week: 1618

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: 1548

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Aug 29

    Size matters — but not how you think.

    Size matters — but not how you think.
    If you’re like me, at least once in your life you’ve received a mailed “Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement.” In many instances, you aren’t required to do anything to get the so-called…
  • Aug 20

    Reflections on the eclipse and ‘known unknowns.’

    Reflections on the eclipse and ‘known unknowns.’
    Anticipating Arizona’s 66% solar eclipse tomorrow — sans ISO-approved glasses — I was thinking about Yogi Berra’s, “You can observe a lot by watching.” Unfortunately, I won’t be outside watching. In…
  • Aug 8

    Guess which bar associations ignore the lawyer financial crisis and which do not?

    Guess which bar associations ignore the lawyer financial crisis and which do not?
    Recent news out of Ohio concerning debt-ridden new lawyers underscores the difference between a mandatory membership bar association and a voluntary one. Ohio is one of 18 states where lawyers can practice without being forced to join their…
Rank this Week: 4420

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Articles about accident injury law in Houston, TX.

http://www.sigmonlawpllc.com/media-blog/
  • Aug 29

    Uninsured motorist coverage: What is it? Do I need it in TX?

    Uninsured motorist coverage: What is it? Do I need it in TX?
    Uninsured motorist coverage: What is it? Do I need it in TX? Automobile insurance policies can sometimes seem […] The post Uninsured motorist coverage: What is it? Do I need it in TX? appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
  • Aug 22

    What Should You Know About Texas Personal Injury Protection Coverage

    What Should You Know About Texas Personal Injury Protection Coverage
    What is Personal Injury Protection Insurance? Personal injury protection insurance is designed to cover medical expenses and lost […] The post What Should You Know About Texas Personal Injury Protection Coverage appeared first on…
  • Aug 16

    What are the differences between a minor auto accident and a serious auto accident?

    What are the differences between a minor auto accident and a serious auto accident?
    It’s difficult to know the exact point where a minor auto accident becomes a serious auto accident. It’s […] The post What are the differences between a minor auto accident and a serious auto accident? appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 1934

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Aug 28

    Subject Listing of Law Library of Congress Research Guide

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

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized

    Using PowerNotes to Keep Research Organized
    Organizing legal research can be challenging, particularly when you're gathering sources from web pages, Lexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, and a host of other legal research sources. PowerNotes is a new online research tool designed to make legal…
  • Aug 15

    Welcome First-Year Students! Some Key Info on the Law Library

    Welcome First-Year Students! Some Key Info on the Law Library
    Welcome to our OneL students! We're so glad that you're here, and we want to be sure that you have some important information about the library readily available: Visit the library's website for easy access to the following information:…
Rank this Week: 1578