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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: 5

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 13

    UN rights chief: sanctions limiting North Korea aid effort

    UN rights chief: sanctions limiting North Korea aid effort
    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights reported [press release] Monday that sanctions against the People’s Democratic Republic on North Korea have a negative effect on aid efforts. High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein…
  • Dec 13

    Amnesty: EU member states complicit in abuse of refugees in Libya

    Amnesty: EU member states complicit in abuse of refugees in Libya
    Amnesty International on Monday accused [report, PDF] EU member states of being complicit in the abuse and torture of refugees and migrants that have journeyed across Africa and are now being detained in Libya. The Libyan coastguard,…
  • Dec 12

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

    Another federal court blocks Trump administration's ban on transgender military recruit
    The US District Court for the Western District of Washington [official website] on Monday blocked [order, PDF] President Donald Trump’s transgender military ban. US District Judge Marsha Pechman partially granted the preliminary…
Rank this Week: 11

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 13

    Twitter enables threading of tweets to increase length of posting

    Twitter enables threading of tweets to increase length of posting
    Twitter Blog: “…we’re thrilled to share that we’re making it simpler to thread Tweets together, and to find threads, so it’s easier to express yourself on Twitter and stay informed. We’ve made it easy to…
  • Dec 13

    Perspective – Data shouldn’t drive all of your decision

    Perspective – Data shouldn’t drive all of your decision
    Data shouldn’t drive all of your decisions, Taddy Hall, Senior Partner, Lippincott. December 12, 2017. Quartz at Work: “…The power of big data to enable breakthroughs in many aspects of managerial and scientific endeavor is…
  • Dec 13

    Legal-Writing Exercises: Part V—Punctuation

    Legal-Writing Exercises: Part V—Punctuation
    Lebovits, Gerald, Legal-Writing Exercises: Part V—Punctuation (November 2017). Gerald Lebovits, The Legal Writer, Legal-Writing Exercises: Part V—Punctuation, 89 N.Y. St. B.J. 64 (Nov./Dec. 2017).. Available at SSRN:…
Rank this Week: 18

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 13

    December 13 roundup

    December 13 roundup
    Cakes and coercion: “Endorse the state’s right to coerce speech or conscience and you have ceded a principle that can so easily come back to haunt you.” [Andrew Sullivan, New York mag] “The legal course has some…
  • Dec 12

    Study: Occupational licensing reduces interstate migration

    Study: Occupational licensing reduces interstate migration
    Potentially an important observation [Janna E. Johnson and Morris M. Kleiner, NBER]: Occupational licensure, one of the most significant labor market regulations in the United States, may restrict the interstate movement of workers. We…
  • Dec 12

    Medical roundup

    Medical roundup
    In welcome reversal of Obama-era ban, FDA will once more permit direct-to-consumer genetic testing [Meghana Keshavan/STAT News, FDA press release] Will California law hold a pharmaceutical maker liable — in perpetuity — for a drug…
Rank this Week: 21

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: 53

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    Rabb and Balbale on Early Islamic Court

    Rabb and Balbale on Early Islamic Court
    Intisar Rabb, Harvard University, and Abigail Krasner Balbale, Bard Graduate Center have co-edited a volume, Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts. It is out this month with Harvard University Press. From the publisher:This book…
  • Dec 12

    Grewal & Purdy, "The Original Theory of Originalism"

    Grewal & Purdy, "The Original Theory of Originalism"
    David Singh Grewal (Yale Law School) and Jedediah S. Purdy (Duke University School of Law) have posted "The Original Theory of Originalism." The article appears in Volume 127 of the Yale Law Journal. Here's the abstract: The U.S. Constitution…
  • Dec 12

    AJLH 57:4

    AJLH 57:4
    The December 2017 issue of the American Journal of Legal History is up on its website at the Oxford University Press.  Alfred Brophy, one of the co-editors, has the TOC over at the Faculty Lounge.
Rank this Week: 71

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Dec 13

    December 14, 2017

    December 14, 2017
  • Dec 13

    Backed by donations, Baltimore signs up for anti-violence program

    Backed by donations, Baltimore signs up for anti-violence program
    Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh announced Wednesday that the city has been accepted into a widely praised program for easing youth violence after philanthropic groups and businesses agreed to contribute $10 million to help finance the…
  • Dec 13

    Plaintiff’s summary judgment motion denied in Baltimore police excessive force case

    Plaintiff’s summary judgment motion denied in Baltimore police excessive force case
    Excessive force and battery claims against a Baltimore police lieutenant who pepper-sprayed a man at close range and a sergeant who took the man to the ground during the 2015 civil unrest following the death of Freddie Gray will proceed to…
Rank this Week: 93

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: 146

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

http://lawlit.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 154

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

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

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Dec 4

    Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession

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

    Inside the Mueller Investigation

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

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

    Take a Knee Movement, the NFL, and the First Amendment
    Last football season, the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, famously took a knee during the National Anthem as a silent protest against police violence against people of color. Many were outraged by…
Rank this Week: 177

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: 194

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: 198

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: 207

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday December 13, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at…
  • Dec 11

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

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

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

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of December 11, 2017
    Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of December 11, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: New Supreme Court judge underscores need for judicial independenceTaser use contributed to more than 20 inmate fatalities in US jails;…
Rank this Week: 252

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Dec 13

    How Estate Planners Can Help Parents of Young Children

    How Estate Planners Can Help Parents of Young Children
    Parents of young children are tired, anxious, and a bit overwhelmed. They’re balancing parenting goals with career goals and, more often than not, feeling like they’re meeting neither. They know they need a . . . will? Or is it a…
  • Dec 11

    Do You Need a Discovery Referee?

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

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment

    How to Prepare for a Hearing on Summary Judgment
    A hearing on a motion for summary judgment or summary adjudication presents opportunities you don’t want to miss. Here’s how to prepare for the hearing whether the tentative ruling is in your favor or not, and when there’s…
Rank this Week: 279

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
  • Dec 13

    Three Former Nursing Home Employees Sentenced in Insect Bite Case

    Three Former Nursing Home Employees Sentenced in Insect Bite Case
    Three Former Nursing Home Employees Sentenced in Insect Bite Case The post Three Former Nursing Home Employees Sentenced in Insect Bite Case appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Dec 13

    Search Warrant Allegedly Violated Suspect’s Right

    Search Warrant Allegedly Violated Suspect’s Right
    Search Warrant Allegedly Violated Suspect's Rights The post Search Warrant Allegedly Violated Suspect’s Rights appeared first on Legal Reader.
  • Dec 13

    Democrats Ask FCC to Scrap Plans to Sell Net Neutrality to Comcast and Telecom

    Democrats Ask FCC to Scrap Plans to Sell Net Neutrality to Comcast and Telecom
    Democrats are trying to prevent the Federal Communications Commission from voting on the future of net neutrality regulations. Planned for Thursday, the vote determines a plan to repeal net neutrality rules aimed at keeping Internet access…
Rank this Week: 301

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: 297

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
Rank this Week: 398

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 421

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: 433

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Dec 7

    The Giving Season: Three Alternative

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

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

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

    Randazza: The Neo-Nazi and The First Amendment

    Randazza: The Neo-Nazi and The First Amendment
    By Marc Randazza Andrew Anglin, a neo-Nazi whom many online publications refer to as a vicious online troll, is being sued by a Jewish citizen of Whitefish, Montana. Tanya Gersh accuses him of invading her family’s privacy, urging…
Rank this Week: 520

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Dec 1

    Handcuffs and politics in Clark County, Nevada.

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

    “Living In The Shadows For Twenty One Years.”

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

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

    Facing strong opposition, Nevada Bar backs off rule change suppressing lawyer speech.
    In June I wondered whether the Nevada Bar would be first to impose an unconstitutional speech code on their members. In May, that Bar’s governing board had filed a petition asking the state supreme court to amend a lawyer professional…
Rank this Week: 496

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 499

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: 477

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: 474

Learn About Law

Learn About Law

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

http://learn-about-law.com
  • Dec 11

    Dissipation & Contribution | Illinois Divorce Law 2017

    Dissipation & Contribution | Illinois Divorce Law 2017
    The most challenging and time consuming portion of any divorce proceeding, is sorting through the finances. Dissipation and contribution are often an overlooked component when analyzing marital finances because both concepts deal with money…
  • Dec 11

    Illinois Medicaid Planning Explained

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

    How To Determine Child Support Jurisdiction | Illinois Child Support Law

    How To Determine Child Support Jurisdiction | Illinois Child Support Law
    Understanding child support is a complex issue, especially when multiple jurisdiction issues arise. Illinois abides by the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. This act sets the rules in determining whether a specific state court has…
Rank this Week: 586

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 546

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: 595

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: 564

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 703

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…
Rank this Week: 633

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: 625

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: 641

Law Religion Culture Review

Law Religion Culture Review

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

http://lawreligionculturereview.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 31

    Year In Review, 2016

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

    Year in Review, 2015.

    Year in Review, 2015.
    Books Read (in order read)1. An Atheist in the FOXhole: A Liberal's Eight-Year Odyssey Inside the Heart of the Right-Wing Media by Joe Muto (2013)2. The Lost Painting: The Quest For a Caravaggio Masterpiece by Jonathan Harr (2005) [cd…
  • Dec 31

    Year in Review, 2014.

    Year in Review, 2014.
    Books Read (in order read)1. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort (2009)2. You Herd Me! I'll Say It If No One Else Will by Colin Cowherd (2013)3. I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains by Chuck Klosterman (2013)4. The…
Rank this Week: 789

HuskerBlawgs

HuskerBlawgs

Nebraska law and trials. Published by Stan Sipple.

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

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

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

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

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

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple

    from Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
    How are you? http://azovschool5.ru/olf/passing.php Stan, Stan Sipple, Sipple
Rank this Week: 729

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

http://lawblog.legalmatch.com
  • Dec 13

    GOP Tax Plan: How Will the New Tax Plan Affect You?

    GOP Tax Plan: How Will the New Tax Plan Affect You?
    With the GOP tax plan jelling into a final form–reaching a compromise between the Republican majority in the House and Senate–we will likely see a vote on a plan before the end of the year. When that vote happens, it’s…
  • Dec 12

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

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

    Travel Ban 3.0: Third Time the Charm?

    Travel Ban 3.0: Third Time the Charm?
    The Supreme Court has granted the federal government’s request to fully enforce the set of restrictions known as the “travel ban” while the Appeals Courts hear the merits of the ban. The Court ruled 7-2 that individuals from…
Rank this Week: 1027

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

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

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

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

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

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

    How can a law firm differentiate itself?

    How can a law firm differentiate itself?
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post In this increasingly competitive legal landscape, firms are on the look-out for new ways to attract and keep clients. Our recently published report, ‘Standing…
Rank this Week: 919

HoganWillig Legal Blog

HoganWillig Legal Blog

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

http://hoganwilligblog.com
  • Dec 8

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

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

    Tips for a Secure Cyber Monday 

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

    Holiday Party? There will be Punch!

    Holiday Party? There will be Punch!
    From time to time, and particularly during the holiday season, I am asked by kith and kin alike about the responsibility a homeowner has to prevent people from drinking too much at a holiday party. Concerns range from the health of the person…
Rank this Week: 902

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Gillette-Torvik Blog

Two lawyers in two states blog about law and the issues of the day, and then comment on each other's posts.

http://gillette-torvik.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 26

    I am thankful for these things (part 2)

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

    I am thankful for these things (part 1)

    I am thankful for these things (part 1)
    In July, writer Joe Posnanski wrote a blog post about 50 things that make him happy. The concept of the post was to list 50 “non-cynical” things that, obviously, make Mr. Posnanski happy. I enjoyed reading the post a lot. Since…
  • Oct 6

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.

    Earth 1 and Earth 2.
    So the New York Times published a story about how movie executive Harvey Weinstein has allegedly been sexually harassing women for many years. I could link to a number of other news reports about other powerful men allegedly doing similar…
Rank this Week: 1080

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Dec 1

    Letter to Kelly

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

    Discussion of Restricting Use of Laptops in Cla

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

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

    Are You Ready to Apply Unequivocal Research Findings That Students’ Use of Laptops in Class Reduces Learning?
    University of Michigan Education Professor Susan Dynarski wrote a compelling article in the New York Times, Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting. She cites research finding that when students use laptops in class, they not…
Rank this Week: 1370

Legal Reports

Legal Reports

Discusses legal news and ideas. By Robert Sewell.

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

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

    TAX REFORM IS COMING—SHOULD I DELAY MY ESTATE PLAN?
    I recently heard this question: “given that Congress is going to enact tax reform, should I delay establishing my estate plan?”  The questioner reasoned that once Congress acts he would need to change his estate plan…
  • Oct 11

    CAN MY TEXT MESSAGES BE A WILL?

    CAN MY TEXT MESSAGES BE A WILL?
    A recent case in Australia answered the question of whether a text message can create a will.  The Court ruled that a decedent’s text messages, some of which were unsent, could constitute a will. …
  • Sep 19

    PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THEFT: CHOOSE THE RIGHT PERSON AS POWER OF ATTORNEY

    PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THEFT: CHOOSE THE RIGHT PERSON AS POWER OF ATTORNEY
    Bad estate planning decisions happen all the time, even when you have a great attorney. One common mistake: Choosing the wrong person to be your power of attorney. A recent case in the news was a great reminder.…
Rank this Week: 1441

LII Announce

LII Announce

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

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

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

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

    Two Events on Two Coasts with One Purpose

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

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

    The View from the Gallery at the Law Via the Internet Conference
    At LII we think a lot about the relationship between the law and the general public. This year at the Law Via the Internet Conference, LII staff gave presentations that each, in their own way, were about how members of the public interact…
Rank this Week: 1273

The Cuban Revolution

The Cuban Revolution

By Brian Cuban.

http://www.briancuban.com
  • Sep 3

    Six Great Movies About Addiction

    Six Great Movies About Addiction
    As some people know, I am in long-term recovery from both heavy alcohol and cocaine use. I am also in recovery from both anorexia and bulimia, all wrapped around a diagnosis of body dysmorphic disorder. My sobriety date is April 8th 2007.
  • Aug 21

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow

    Surgery and Addiction Recovery: Dangerous Bedfellow
    Don’t be afraid of surgery because of an addiction past. Deal with the past right up front and have a plan that involves everyone in the chain. You can do it!
  • Jul 29

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me

    The Greatest Gifts My Dog Gave Me
    My best friend of 14 years has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We called her Peanut. She was a rescue dog. A beagle mix.
Rank this Week: 1151

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 2194

VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

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

    25 for 25: So What(‘s Next)?

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

    You with the law show?

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

    25 for 25: City Miles, Jazz, and Beacon

    25 for 25: City Miles, Jazz, and Beacon
    If you polled the team at Fastcase about our influencers – the people who we look up to the most – there would be many companies on our team’s lists, but the first on everyone’s list would be Cornell’s Legal…
Rank this Week: 1639