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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/
  • Aug 22

    China rights lawyer 'confesses' to attempting to overthrow government

    China rights lawyer 'confesses' to attempting to overthrow government
    Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong confessed at a trial on Tuesday to attempting to overthrow the Chinese government. Jiang has been in custody since November of last year. At the trial, he stated [NYT report] that Western laws led…
  • Aug 22

    India top court rules Islamic instant divorce law unconstitutional

    India top court rules Islamic instant divorce law unconstitutional
    The Supreme Court of India [official website] ruled [judgment, PDF] Tuesday that Islam’s instant divorce law, which allowed Muslim men to divorce their wives by saying the word “talaq” three times, was unconstitutional. The…
  • Aug 22

    UN: Afghanistan village attacks 'may amount to war crimes'

    UN: Afghanistan village attacks 'may amount to war crimes'
    [JURIST] The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) [official website] released a special report [text] on Sunday detailing the human rights violations committed during attacks on the Mirza Olang village earlier this month. During the…
Rank this Week: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 22

    Advanced RECAP – Search our database of millions of PACER documents and docket

    Advanced RECAP – Search our database of millions of PACER documents and docket
    Court Listener – Free Law Project: Advanced RECAP Search – Search our database of millions of PACER documents and dockets. [via Cheryl Niemeier] “The RECAP Archive is a searchable collection of millions of PACER documents…
  • Aug 22

    An analysis of 2 decades of efforts to improve social mobility – UK

    An analysis of 2 decades of efforts to improve social mobility – UK
    Report shows that government policies over the last 20 years have delivered little progress on social mobility in Britain. “Two decades of government efforts to improve social mobility have failed to deliver enough progress in reducing…
  • Aug 22

    NARA – Best Practices for File Naming

    NARA – Best Practices for File Naming
    NARA Blog – “The following are best practices for file naming. File names should: Be unique and consistently structured; Be persistent and not tied to anything that changes over time or location; Limit the character length to no…
Rank this Week: 19

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 23

    August 23 roundup

    August 23 roundup
    Crash-faking for insurance money, long a U.S. problem, happening in U.K. too [Legal Futures, Telegraph, compare] $5000 and an apology for a racist comment on AirBnB? Sounds good. Community service? Even better. A college course too? Why not?…
  • Aug 22

    “Blinded by the Eclipse?”

    “Blinded by the Eclipse?”
    Yes, really; it’s from the Facebook feed of Florida attorney and political hopeful John Morgan of Morgan & Morgan, who has featured in these columns on various occasions over the years. More eclipse-chasing from the firm’s…
  • Aug 22

    Good riddance, Operation Choke Point

    Good riddance, Operation Choke Point
    The Department of Justice has confirmed that it is putting an official end to Operation Choke Point, the under-the-radar initiative by Obama financial regulators to discourage banks from doing business with certain disfavored businesses such…
Rank this Week: 24

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: 58

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Aug 23

    Md. nonprofit CAMI launches cyber jobs platform

    Md. nonprofit CAMI launches cyber jobs platform
    The nonprofit Cybersecurity Association of Maryland Inc. announced Wednesday the launch of Maryland Cyber Jobs, an online jobs platform in partnership with Maryland-based firm SkillSmart. The program addresses the shortage across all industry…
  • Aug 23

    Warschawski named 2017 US Small Firm of the Year finalist

    Warschawski named 2017 US Small Firm of the Year finalist
    Baltimore-based advertising and public relations firm Warschawski has been named a national finalist for U.S. Small Firm of the Year by PR News. Warschawski was selected from a national pool of applicants based on creativity, ingenuity…
  • Aug 23

    Maryland condos ruled unsafe; residents ordered to leave

    Maryland condos ruled unsafe; residents ordered to leave
    The 100 residents of a condominium complex in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C., have been ordered to leave their homes after the midrise buildings failed a fire safety inspection.
Rank this Week: 63

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Fitzpatrick on the Ironic History of Rule 23

    Fitzpatrick on the Ironic History of Rule 23
    Brian T. Fitzpatrick, Vanderbilt Law School, has posted The Ironic History of Rule 23: Fifty years ago, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to create the modern money damages class action, Rule 23(b)(3). The 1966 amendment…
  • Aug 22

    SFSU Constitution and Citizenship Day Schedule Announced

    SFSU Constitution and Citizenship Day Schedule Announced
    The line-up for “Rights and Wrongs,” this year’s Constitution Day conference at San Francisco State University, to be held September 18-19 2017, is here.  The keynoters are Robin D. G. Kelley, UCLA, who will speak on…
  • Aug 22

    Leo Hershkowitz: Dumpster Diver for Legal History

    Leo Hershkowitz: Dumpster Diver for Legal History
    Today's New York Times brings word of the death of Leo Hershkowitz. That might not be a familiar name to legal historians today, even though he taught history at Queens College "for about 50 years."  The obituary's reference to his many…
Rank this Week: 106

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

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

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law  for Wednesday August 23, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.Where all matrimonial issues have been resolved as at the one-year anniversary of a separation, an uncontested divorce can…
  • Aug 22

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday August 22, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.The amount payable to wrongfully dismissed employee depends on length of employment, age salary and several other factors. It can…
  • Aug 21

    Top 10 Legal headlines for the Week of August 21, 2017

    Top 10 Legal headlines for the Week of August 21, 2017
    140Law: Here are our Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of August 21, 2017.For links, visit 140Law at http://wiselaw.blogspot.com.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our…
Rank this Week: 190

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Aug 23

    President Trump Hints At Possible Pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    President Trump Hints At Possible Pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio
    President Donald Trump hinted at a possible pardon for Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff once billed as the toughest lawman in America. Speaking at a rally in Phoenix, the commander-in-chief said he thought Arpaio’s treatment at…
  • Aug 22

    Latest Talc-related Ovarian Cancer Verdict: $417M

    Latest Talc-related Ovarian Cancer Verdict: $417M
    Yesterday, a jury in Los Angeles handed down a verdict for the plaintiff in a suit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) over the company’s talcum powder and its connection to the plaintiff’s ovarian cancer. The $417M verdict…
  • Aug 22

    Hand Fed Versus Tube Fed in Advance Directive

    Hand Fed Versus Tube Fed in Advance Directive
    Hand Feeding Versus Tube Feeding in Advance Directives The post Hand Fed Versus Tube Fed in Advance Directives appeared first on Legal Reader.
Rank this Week: 229

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: 228

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: 268

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Del Gobbo on Unreliable Narration in Law and Fiction @danieldelgobbo

    Del Gobbo on Unreliable Narration in Law and Fiction @danieldelgobbo
    Daniel Del Gobbo has published Unreliable Narration in Law and Fiction, 30 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 311 (2017). Here is the abstract. This article revisits long-standing debates about objective interpretation in the common…
  • Aug 22

    Lawrence Joseph's Sixth Book of Poetry Published @fsgbooks @StJohnsU

    Lawrence Joseph's Sixth Book of Poetry Published @fsgbooks @StJohnsU
    Lawrence Joseph, poet and professor of law at St. John's University, has published his sixth book of poems, So Where Are We? (Farrar, Straus, Giroux).Other collections of his poetry include Into It (2005), and Codes, Precepts, Biases, and…
  • Aug 22

    CFP: John Grisham and the Law: The University of Memphis Law Review @uofmemphi

    CFP: John Grisham and the Law: The University of Memphis Law Review @uofmemphi
    From the Mailbox: Via Andrew J. McClurg, University of Memphis School of Law:CALL FOR PAPERS:  JOHN GRISHAM AND THE LAWRudy Baylor, a Memphis Law graduate, lost his new associate job before it even started when a bigger firm bought the…
Rank this Week: 241

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: 239

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/
  • Aug 21

    Dealing with Causes as Well as Symptoms of Law Students’ and Lawyers’ Lack of Well-Being

    Dealing with Causes as Well as Symptoms of Law Students’ and Lawyers’ Lack of Well-Being
    The National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being just issued its report, The Path to Lawyer Well-Being:  Practical Recommendations for Positive Change. It’s a thoughtful, constructive effort to address problems that lawyers face in…
  • Aug 18

    “Situational Excellence” – A Good Concept for Legal Education?

    “Situational Excellence” – A Good Concept for Legal Education?
    I recently spent a week in close proximity to four of my clinical students. We participated in a high-stakes, out-of-state hearing for one of our clients in the Wisconsin Innocence Project. The trip topped off a summer’s worth of…
  • Jul 28

    Scholarship on Bar Exam Alternatives Needed

    Scholarship on Bar Exam Alternatives Needed
    This week, our students sat for bar exams across the country.  Many of us may have once again been thinking about the myriad of critiques we have about the current bar exams – critiques that have been published time and…
Rank this Week: 287

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • 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…
  • Aug 14

    America At The End of All Hypothetical

    America At The End of All Hypothetical
    Discussions of free speech in America are usually dominated by hypotheticals — or by slippery slope arguments, if you prefer. The First Amendment unquestionably and broadly protects what we call "hate speech." If you point that out, you…
Rank this Week: 361

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 334

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: 324

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: 320

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 430

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: 397

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Free Law Project Has Now Made Every PACER Opinion Searchable

    Free Law Project Has Now Made Every PACER Opinion Searchable
    After nearly a year of effort, the Free Law Project has downloaded every opinion and order from the federal courts’ PACER system and has made them available for search through its RECAP archive of PACER documents. The collection…
  • Aug 17

    Consortium Formed to Drive Blockchain Adoption in Legal Industry

    Consortium Formed to Drive Blockchain Adoption in Legal Industry
    Bob Craig, chief information officer at Baker Hostetler, has a vision of a technology that will transform the business of law. That technology is blockchain. Craig and his firm are part of a group of law firms and technology companies that…
  • Aug 16

    Patents for Legal Services Technology Rose 484% in 2016

    Patents for Legal Services Technology Rose 484% in 2016
    Patents filed under ‘Legal services and handling legal documents’ I’ve written any number of times about the rapid growth in recent years in the number of legal technology startups. A new report out today from Thomson…
Rank this Week: 520

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/
  • 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…
  • Aug 4

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member

    President Trump’s Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Member
    In a series of tweets on July 26th, 2017, President Trump announced that “after consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to…
  • Jul 21

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term

    The Supreme Court’s End of Term
    The Supreme Court ended its term on Monday, June 27, 2017. Decisions were handed down in a variety of cases including cases involving big corporations, church and state, voting rights, and most notably, the controversial travel ban, put forth…
Rank this Week: 555

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: 529

Everyday Law

Everyday Law

By RocketLawyer.

http://blog.rocketlawyer.com/
  • Aug 22

    Make a will month: debt and death

    Make a will month: debt and death
    Have you ever wondered what happens to debt after someone dies? For Make a Will Month, we are discussing what can be done about debt after death. The post Make a will month: debt and death appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Aug 16

    Make a Will Month: social media after death

    Make a Will Month: social media after death
    Have you thought about what happens to your social media accounts after death? For Make A Will Month we are discussing social media and estate planning. The post Make a Will Month: social media after death appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
  • Aug 11

    Make your will and include your pets too

    Make your will and include your pets too
    When it comes to your estate planning documents, you probably are not thinking about your fur children, but it is something that should not be overlooked. The post Make your will and include your pets too appeared first on Rocket Lawyer.
Rank this Week: 699

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Aug 22

    Parents: How High Does Your IQ Need to Be To Raise Your Children?

    Parents: How High Does Your IQ Need to Be To Raise Your Children?
    Amy Fabbriniand Eric Ziegler lost custody of their two sons, Christopher and Hunter, shortly after they were born. Oregon’s Department of Human Services (DHS) allegedly removed both boys because their parents had low IQ test scores.The…
  • Aug 21

    The Legalities of Firing Nazi

    The Legalities of Firing Nazi
    Charlottesville, Virginia is on everybody’s lips. In response to the removal of Confederate monuments, neo-Nazis, KKK members, white supremacists, militia, hard right conservatives, and others gathered–many armed with…
  • Aug 18

    Trump’s Twitter: Social Media Ruling Leads to Challenges to President’s Practice

    Trump’s Twitter: Social Media Ruling Leads to Challenges to President’s Practice
    As we’ve already discussed, a recent court ruling determined that when a politician blocks somebody from a social media account used for official business-even if made through private channels-it can be a violation of First Amendment…
Rank this Week: 616

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: 704

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
  • Aug 23

    Pipe welder alleges injuries were caused by Arena Energy, Arena Offshore's failure to provide sufficient crew

    Pipe welder alleges injuries were caused by Arena Energy, Arena Offshore's failure to provide sufficient crew
    GALVESTON – A Louisiana pipe welder alleges he was injured while working on a fixed platform in the Gulf of Mexico.Clarence Coleman filed a complaint on Aug. 2 in the Galveston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Arena…
  • Aug 23

    Able Plumbing Inc. alleges it is owed more than $150,000 for work

    Able Plumbing Inc. alleges it is owed more than $150,000 for work
    GALVESTON – A Harris County plumbing subcontractor alleges that it was not paid for work performed on a Galveston County property.Able Plumbing Inc. filed a complaint on Aug. 2 in the Galveston County District Court against SLSCO LTD,…
  • Aug 23

    Doctor, Baylor College of Medicine accused of negligence after man's death

    Doctor, Baylor College of Medicine accused of negligence after man's death
    HOUSTON – A woman alleges her decedent died after a surgery because of negligence.Andrea Biancucci, as wrongful death beneficiary of Quintino Biancucci, deceased filed a complaint on Aug. 2 in the Harris County District Court against…
Rank this Week: 921

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: 881

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
Rank this Week: 764

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 ……
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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…
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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
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CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Aug 23

    Should Employers Use Progressive Discipline?

    Should Employers Use Progressive Discipline?
    Employment in California is presumed to be terminable “at will,” i.e., employees can be fired for any reason (unless it’s an illegal reason) without warning. See Lab C §2922. This often comes as a surprise to employees…
  • Aug 21

    Objecting to an Ambiguous or Unintelligible Question

    Objecting to an Ambiguous or Unintelligible Question
    When examining a witness, counsel should ask questions that are intelligently phrased, concise, and clear in meaning. No one should have to guess at what the question means. If opposing counsel asks a question that can’t be understood…
  • Aug 18

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?

    Can a Drunk Person Enter Into a Contract?
    People who are intoxicated often make bad decisions, including signing contracts they may regret when the hangover kicks in. Can they simply claim intoxication and get out of the deal? The short answer: maybe. One of the four essential…
Rank this Week: 969

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 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:…
  • Jul 12

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law
    A new website, Happy! Effective Lawyer, dedicated to helping attorneys take "affirmative steps to enhance your engagement, productivity, competency, and happiness," is launching on August 1 (but it's got plenty of great content…
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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
  • 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…
  • May 26

    NIEUW BOEK STAATSRECHT ARUBA, CURACAO EN SINT MAARTEN

    NIEUW BOEK STAATSRECHT ARUBA, CURACAO EN SINT MAARTEN
    Bundel adviezen tussentijdse ontbinding Staten van Aruba, Curaçao en St. Maarten . In dit door prof.mr Lodewijk Rogier en mr Karel Frielink verzorgde boek zijn de belangrijkste adviezen gebundeld die de afgelopen jaren zijn gegeven…
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HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Aug 8

    Paid Family Leave in a nutshell

    Paid Family Leave in a nutshell
    New York’s Paid Family Leave Benefits Law (PFL) affects not only employees but employers, too. It is important to stay up to date on this legislation and how its passing can affect your business. Unlike The Family and Medical Leave Act…
  • Jul 27

    Legal Limelight #12

    Legal Limelight #12
    Legal Limelight, a weekly feature, includes a Q&A with one of our attorneys or valued employees. Keep reading to learn all about this week's guest, Jeffrey J. Tyrpak.
  • Jul 20

    Podcast: Saving Struggling Businesse

    Podcast: Saving Struggling Businesse
    Thomas Hughes, Associate Attorney, and Scott Mecham, Director of Business Operations, sit down to discuss HoganWillig's efforts to help struggling businesses get back on track.
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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/
  • Aug 4

    852 Rare: Recently opened Modern Manuscript collection

    852 Rare: Recently opened Modern Manuscript collection
    Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce several new Modern Manuscript collections now open for research.  This material dates from the late nineteenth century to the present day and spans the legal history of the…
  • Jun 27

    Library Closed July 3-4

    Library Closed July 3-4
    The Library will be closed for Independence Day on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, resuming our regular service on Wednesday, July 5 at 8am.  For FAQ and research guides in our absence, please visit Ask a Librarian.
  • Jun 22

    Evidence in Ink

    Evidence in Ink
    One of the pleasures of cataloging, especially of older books and manuscripts, is coming across unexpected traces of earlier times and lives. Scraps of an early manuscript liturgy or an almanac used in a binding; a series of former…
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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: 1049

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: 1299

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • 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…
  • Jul 31

    25 for 25: Envisioning Free Access to Caselaw

    25 for 25: Envisioning Free Access to Caselaw
    by Adam Ziegler If I could snap my fingers and make it so, the Web would offer free and open access to every statute, regulation and court ruling ever issued. Unfortunately, finger-snapping doesn’t seem to work. What does work is…
  • Jul 14

    The debate on research quality criteria for legal scholarship’s assessment: some key question

    The debate on research quality criteria for legal scholarship’s assessment: some key question
    Ginevra Peruginelli (Institute of Theory and Techniques of Legal Information of the National Research Council of Italy) [Ed. note:  This instalment of our 25-for-25 looks, at first, like a bit of a departure for us — it talks about…
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The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • 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…
  • Jul 27

    Overwrought and over exaggerated but no matter. Over prescribed CLE is always the regulators’ fix.

    Overwrought and over exaggerated but no matter. Over prescribed CLE is always the regulators’ fix.
    There was an apocryphal story — meaning it was likely bullshit — told by a law school professor about a 1-L engineer. As the story goes, the engineer turned wanna-be lawyer quit law school his first year because he was frustrated…
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LII Announce

LII Announce

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Aug 17

    Civil Forfeiture

    Civil Forfeiture
    Last month, Attorney General Sessions described civil forfeiture as “a key tool that helps law enforcement defund organized crime, take back ill-gotten gains, and prevent new crimes from being committed.”  Politicians and…
  • Aug 17

    Alumni Profile: Kathy Gameros 97’, Lawyer at Atwood Gameros, L.L.P.

    Alumni Profile: Kathy Gameros 97’, Lawyer at Atwood Gameros, L.L.P.
    If you’re asking yourself why the last name Gameros sounds familiar it might be because you’re thinking of Bill Gameros. Bill was featured in last month’s Alumni Profile for his work with the LII Bulletin. The West Point…
  • Jul 20

    Thank you

    Thank you
    Friends: If you done it, it ain’t bragging — Walt Whitman First of all, thank you to everyone who donated during our June campaign. It was extremely successful — we met our goal and then some — and all of us here are…
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First Impressions

First Impressions

Covers legal issues and news in Indiana. By Jennifer Mehalik of the Indiana Lawyer.

http://www.thinkfutureindiana.com/
  • Jul 5

    Fill Up Your Cup – Indy Chamber

    Fill Up Your Cup – Indy Chamber
    Originally posted by Central ISBDC Indy Chamber Since April, entrepreneurs have gathered every Wednesday at the Speak Easy in Broad Ripple for One Million Cups- an event designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurial-minded people…
  • Jul 5

    Resources at Your Fingertips – Indy Chamber

    Resources at Your Fingertips – Indy Chamber
    Originally posted by Central ISBDC Indy Chamber To continue expanding their reach of support to small businesses, the Indy Chamber, the CISBDC’s host, recently released the Indy Resource Navigator, an online directory that connects…
  • Jul 5

    On the EDGE – Indy Chamber

    On the EDGE – Indy Chamber
    Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (CISBDC) advised two small businesses that were recently awarded the Indiana Small Business Development Center’s (ISBDC) EDGE Awards. Celebrating economic development and growth through…
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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: 1755

HuskerBlawgs

HuskerBlawgs

Nebraska law and trials. Published by Stan Sipple.

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

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  • Dec 15

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    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

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Rank this Week: 1788