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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/
  • Feb 22

    That Poor Dog — See Also

    That Poor Dog — See Also
    trong>Trigger Warning For Animal Lovers: Okay, maybe that isn't the best turn of phrase here... Anyway a lawyer got arrested for sexually abusing a dog -- it's awful. Summer Associate Programs Are Shrinking: Try not to freak out too…
  • Feb 22

    Thinking Of Changing Your Firm’s Tech Setup? Don’t Panic!

    Thinking Of Changing Your Firm’s Tech Setup? Don’t Panic!
    Not every tech adoption is a good idea.
  • Feb 22

    Bah Gawd! That’s Don McGahn’s Music!

    Bah Gawd! That’s Don McGahn’s Music!
    Shouldn't all lawyers have "walk up" music? Well, Don McGahn has his and it's... surprising.
Rank this Week: 8

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 16

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 22

    Pennsylvania Republican legislators sue to block revised district map

    Pennsylvania Republican legislators sue to block revised district map
    A group of ten Republican legislators filed suit [complaint, PDF] on Thursday seeking to prevent the new congressional map [JURIST report] issued by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania [official website] from taking effect. The suit, filed in…
  • Feb 22

    EU court finds Poland guilty of violating air quality norm

    EU court finds Poland guilty of violating air quality norm
    The European Court of Justice (ECJ) [official website] on Thursday found [judgment] Poland guilty of violating EU air quality standards by persistently exceeding limits for “particulate matter” (PM10) concentrations during an…
  • Feb 22

    Bahrain activist sentenced to 5 years in prison for Tweet

    Bahrain activist sentenced to 5 years in prison for Tweet
    Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] on Wednesday criticized [press release] a Bahrain court for sentencing human rights activist and president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights [advocacy website] Nabeel Rajab [Front Line…
Rank this Week: 17

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 22

    Law enforcement for profit roundup

    Law enforcement for profit roundup
    “When you find yourself threatening to find more reasons to put even more citizens in jail in order to protect your revenue stream, it’s maybe time to take a step back and think about what you’re doing.” [Scott…
  • Feb 21

    Second Circuit: Schneiderman can unmask private group’s donor

    Second Circuit: Schneiderman can unmask private group’s donor
    At least since 1958’s NAACP v. Alabama, it has been thought settled that state demands for the disclosure of private organizations’ membership and donor lists poses very real risks of First Amendment infringement to which courts…
  • Feb 21

    February 21 roundup

    February 21 roundup
    Minimum 18 age for marriage, stadium subsidies, bill requiring landlords to distribute voter registration material, dollar-home programs, and more in my latest Maryland policy roundup [Free State Notes; earlier on NJ first-in-nation ban on…
Rank this Week: 26

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Feb 22

    Photos: American Craft Show brings more artists to Baltimore

    Photos: American Craft Show brings more artists to Baltimore
    American Craft Show runs from Feb. 23 to 25 at the Baltimore Convention Center.
  • Feb 22

    Nancy Guyther | MPT

    Nancy Guyther | MPT
    Nancy Guyther has been promoted to the newly created role of director of research and media placement with Maryland Public Television. She will maintain her previous duties as research manager while assuming additional responsibilities within…
  • Feb 22

    February 23, 2018

    February 23, 2018
Rank this Week: 54

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…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 82

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: 110

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    A Post-Doc at Northwestern's Center for Legal Studie

    A Post-Doc at Northwestern's Center for Legal Studie
    [We have the following announcement.]Northwestern University’s Center for Legal Studies invites applications from outstanding candidates for a full-time, two-year, non-renewable teaching and research post-doctoral fellowship beginning…
  • Feb 22

    Shahani on Partition refugees in Bombay

    Shahani on Partition refugees in Bombay
    Uttara Shahani (Cambridge University) has published "Refugee Legal Challenges to Bombay Government's Land Requisition Housing Scheme: Nation-making in Partitioned India" in Economic & Political Weekly 53:4 (27 Jan. 2018), 73-79. Here is…
  • Feb 21

    Bilder to Speak on "The Lady and George Washington"

    Bilder to Speak on "The Lady and George Washington"
    On Thursday, March 1st, from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm at Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 202, Yale University, Mary Sarah Bilder, the Founders Professor of  Law at Boston College Law School, will deliver the annual lecture of the Yale…
Rank this Week: 132

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: 131

Ernie The Attorney

Ernie The Attorney

Covers law and law blogs. By Ernest Svenson.

http://ernietheattorney.net/
  • Jan 17

    12 Principles for Harnessing Law Firm Technology

    12 Principles for Harnessing Law Firm Technology
    Harnessing law firm technology is crucial if you want to make your practice smooth-running and profitable. But technology is insidiously complex. Lawyers have enough complexity in their lives just dealing...
  • Aug 23

    The Danger of Benevolent Cluelessne

    The Danger of Benevolent Cluelessne
    Have you ever been led astray by benevolent cluelessness? It’s a common problem. I’ve fallen prey to it many times over my life. To avoid benevolent cluelessness you need to understand why it’s so alluring. If someone…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 150

Southeast Texas Record

Southeast Texas Record

Covers legal news in Southeast Texas.

http://setexasrecord.com/
Rank this Week: 154

CEB Blog

CEB Blog

Covers California law.

http://blog.ceb.com/
  • Feb 21

    Just Passing Through: New Deduction for Business Income Expires in 2026

    Just Passing Through: New Deduction for Business Income Expires in 2026
    Under new IRC §199A, business entity owners may be able to deduct 20 percent of passthrough income. This tax boon, which is set to sunset after December 31, 2025, has many lawyers wondering whether they might personally benefit. Almost…
  • Feb 16

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception

    Revisiting the Dying Declaration Exception
    The “dying declaration” exception to the hearsay rule just jumped from law school textbooks onto California newspapers: A young woman who was stabbed and bleeding told officers who had assaulted her shortly before she died,…
  • Feb 14

    When Marriage Is Not About Love

    When Marriage Is Not About Love
    Valentine’s Day is about romance and love—and a lot of marriage proposals are made on that day. But sometimes there’s fraud lurking among the roses and chocolates. Marriage fraud under immigration law is a big issue for…
Rank this Week: 160

The Legal Reader

The Legal Reader

Discusses product liability law and lawsuits.

http://legalreader.com/
Rank this Week: 164

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: 163

LegalMatch Law Blog

LegalMatch Law Blog

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

    4th Circuit Declares Latest Version of Travel Ban Unconstitutional

    4th Circuit Declares Latest Version of Travel Ban Unconstitutional
    Mr. Trump’s latest Travel Ban has been found unconstitutional.  The 4th Circuit upheld a Maryland District Court’s injunction in a 9-4 decision. The 4th Circuit ruled against the Travel Ban on the basis that the policy was a…
  • Feb 14

    How do the Courts Handle Emojis, Part 2: Emoji Law

    How do the Courts Handle Emojis, Part 2: Emoji Law
    Earlier this week, we discussed how the courts have handled emojis and emoticons in the past. They’re well equipped to interpret these issues–from smiley faces to champagne and squirrels. Despite the complications inherent to the…
  • Feb 13

    How do the Courts Handle Emojis, Part 1: Interpreting Emoji’

    How do the Courts Handle Emojis, Part 1: Interpreting Emoji’
    In 2016, 92% of the online population was reported to use emojis and emoticons in their messages. A total of 2.3 trillion messages were sent which had emojis or emoticons in them. In 2017, 71% of U.S. citizens said they used emojis when asked…
Rank this Week: 205

Law & Humanities Blog

Law & Humanities Blog

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

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

    The Campus Mystery Novel: Try One! @hbll

    The Campus Mystery Novel: Try One! @hbll
    Courtesy of Brigham Young University Library, a lovely annotated bibliography of the campus mystery novel from 1920 to 2000.  Maybe I'll start with the intriguing but gory-sounding Off With Her Head by the Coles (1938) or Aaron…
  • Feb 22

    Filmmaker Shawn Rech Making a Follow-Up To "Making a Murderer"

    Filmmaker Shawn Rech Making a Follow-Up To "Making a Murderer"
    Documentary filmmaker Shawn Rech is moving ahead with Convicting a Murderer, a follow-up to the Netflix hit Making a Murderer, the story of Steven Avery, who was convicted in the death of Teresa Halbach.Mr. Rech received an Emmy…
  • Feb 22

    Bellanova and González Fuster on Thinking Surveillance With/Again Netflix @ikkibop @FusterGloria @routledgebook

    Bellanova and González Fuster on Thinking Surveillance With/Again Netflix @ikkibop @FusterGloria @routledgebook
    Rocco Bellanova, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, and Gloria González Fuster, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB); Universidad Internacional de la Rioja (UNIR), are publishing No (Big) Data, No…
Rank this Week: 261

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

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: 347

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    Top 10 Legal Headlines for the Week of February 20, 2018

    Top 10 Legal Headlines for the Week of February 20, 2018
    140Law: Here are our Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of February 20, 2018. For links, visit 140Law at http://wiselaw.blogspot.comA post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Feb 20, 2018 at 7:00am PST- Garry J. Wise,…
  • Feb 20

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of February 20, 2018

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of February 20, 2018
    Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of February 20, 2018 from Wise Law on Twitter:Sperm Donor Denied Parental RightsHow an ex-drug dealer wore a wire to help Toronto police secure four murder convictionsToronto court to…
  • Jan 31

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday January 31, 2018.Today we are talking about Family Law.A post shared by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jan 31, 2018 at 7:37am PSTFor more information, visit our website at…
Rank this Week: 384

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Philippine e-Legal Forum

Covers Philippine laws and the legal system.

http://jlp-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 388

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/
  • Feb 15

    Help Students Help Themselves: Make Them Put Their Phones Away

    Help Students Help Themselves: Make Them Put Their Phones Away
    I am leading a writing lockdown right now.   Am I locked in a room writing? Not quite.  But I am in a quiet room, with about 25 other people, mostly students, who are similarly focused on a piece of writing.  We are all…
  • Feb 8

    Stone Soup:  Do the Best Continuing Education Programs and Conference Sessions You Can

    Stone Soup:  Do the Best Continuing Education Programs and Conference Sessions You Can
    Don’t you hate it when presenters just talk at you for a whole program? Adult learners generally do. That’s why everyone suggests using interactive formats in which the audience regularly participates and doesn’t have just…
  • Feb 6

    Disparate Institutional Service Workloads- Recognizing and Addressing the Problem

    Disparate Institutional Service Workloads- Recognizing and Addressing the Problem
    Faculty Governance and Academic Freedom Requires Committee Work “Because faculty self-governance is integral to the effective functioning of law schools, and because that self-governance requires productive committees, the…
Rank this Week: 501

Atty-at-Work

Atty-at-Work

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

http://attyatwork.com
Rank this Week: 458

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: 555

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: 640

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/
  • Feb 9

    FISA and the Nunes Memo

    FISA and the Nunes Memo
    Last week, a controversial 4 page memo created by Republican staffers and House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes alleging abuse of surveillance authority by the Justice Department and FBI was released after being declassified by President…
  • Jan 26

    Gerrymandering and Impact of Redistricting Litigation

    Gerrymandering and Impact of Redistricting Litigation
    Gerrymandering is the dividing of a state, county, etc. into election districts so as to give one political party a majority in many districts while concentrating the voting strength of the other party into as few districts as possible. This…
  • Jan 12

    The Sessions’ Rescission

    The Sessions’ Rescission
    On January 4th, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded Obama-era policy instructing federal prosecutors not to prioritize prosecutions against violators of federal drug laws in states that had decriminalized marijuana at the state…
Rank this Week: 747

Popehat

Popehat

A Group Complaint about Law, Liberty, and Leisure

http://www.popehat.com
  • Feb 20

    Lawsplainer: The NLRB Damore Memo

    Lawsplainer: The NLRB Damore Memo
    A lot of ink is being spilled about a memo from the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB"), which found that Google did not violate the law by firing James Damore over his controversial memo. Some people are outraged and think that the memo…
  • Feb 15

    The Persistence of Tyranny

    The Persistence of Tyranny
    Seventy-five years ago this June, the United States Supreme Court corrected its own grave moral and legal error and ruled that the government could not compel Jehovah's Witnesses to salute the flag and take the Pledge of Allegiance at school.…
  • Feb 14

    Make No Law Episode Three: On The Job

    Make No Law Episode Three: On The Job
    In episode three of the Make No Law podcast, I look at the complicated question of when the government can fire its own employees for their speech. Has the Supreme Court struck the right balance between the right to free speech and the need…
Rank this Week: 887

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: 777

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: 895

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

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

    How a Will Is Legal and Why One Can Be Contested

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

    Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Medical Negligence Lawyer

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

    Types of Cyber Crime

    Types of Cyber Crime
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Computer crimes or cyber crimes, as they are recognized nowadays, take place in many forms in each corner of the world. Because the technology advances in a fast manner…
Rank this Week: 1128

The Irreverent Lawyer

The Irreverent Lawyer

Ruminations on law and life

http://lawmrh.wordpress.com
  • Jan 15

    Proposal paints “NMA” ‘Scarlet Letter’ on lawyers refusing to fund AZ Bar’s trade association services.

    Proposal paints “NMA” ‘Scarlet Letter’ on lawyers refusing to fund AZ Bar’s trade association services.
    A “membership requirements” survey emailed to the state’s lawyers last week by the Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court features an unprecedented argument. Acknowledging that “some lawyers argue there should be…
  • Dec 18

    Not slackers, just screwed.

    Not slackers, just screwed.
    Except for the part about giving a no-strings $1,000 per month to anyone amorphously defined “low-income” or “middle-income,” I mostly agreed with the sobering look at the Millenial Generation I read on Sunday.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1195

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: 1179

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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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
  • Feb 22

    Changes to Spousal Maintenance Under the 2018 Tax Law | Illinois Alimony Law

    Changes to Spousal Maintenance Under the 2018 Tax Law | Illinois Alimony Law
    In this article, we explain changes to Illinois spousal maintenance under the new federal tax law. Going into effect after December 31, 2018, the recently passed tax bill eliminates the tax deduction for alimony payments and makes the alimony…
  • Feb 20

    llinois Child Support 2018

    llinois Child Support 2018
    In this article we will provide a comprehensive overview of Illinois child support law in 2018. We answer many frequently asked questions including: how is Illinois child support calculated in 2018?, when can Illinois child support orders be…
  • Feb 20

    Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employee Conduct in Illinoi

    Employers' Vicarious Liability for Employee Conduct in Illinoi
    In this article we will explain the vicarious liability of an employer for the actions of an employee in Illinois. We will discuss both the doctrines of respondeat superior and negligent hiring.
Rank this Week: 1550

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/
  • Feb 22

    Book Talk: The Reformer: How One Liberal Fought to Preempt the Russian Revolution, Fri., March 9, at noon.

    Book Talk: The Reformer: How One Liberal Fought to Preempt the Russian Revolution, Fri., March 9, at noon.
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion for The Reformer: How One Liberal Fought to Preempt the Russian Revolution by Judge Stephen F. Williams (Encounter Books, Nov. 7, 2017).  Stephen…
  • Feb 20

    Book Talk: American Capitalism: New Histories, Wednesday, March 7th, at noon.

    Book Talk: American Capitalism: New Histories, Wednesday, March 7th, at noon.
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invite you to attend a book talk and discussion for American Capitalism: New Histories (Columbia Univ. Press, Feb. 13, 2018), edited by Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History, Harvard University…
  • Feb 13

    852 Rare: How to Read a Manor Court Roll

    852 Rare: How to Read a Manor Court Roll
    This is the second in a series of five blogs about Historical & Special Collections’ English Manor Rolls (1305-1770). HSC was honored to have Eleanor Goerss, Pforzheimer Fellow ’17, with us last summer to perform research on…
Rank this Week: 1676

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: 2055

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Sigmon Law Personal Injury Blog

Articles about accident injury law in Houston, TX.

http://www.sigmonlawpllc.com/media-blog/
  • Feb 16

    Why Personal Injury Victims Should Avoid Facebook And Other Social Media

    Why Personal Injury Victims Should Avoid Facebook And Other Social Media
    Why Personal Injury Victims Should Avoid Facebook And Other Social Media If you have suffered a personal injury, […] The post Why Personal Injury Victims Should Avoid Facebook And Other Social Media appeared first on Houston Personal…
  • Feb 15

    The Unique Personal Injury History of the Zulu “coconut”

    The Unique Personal Injury History of the Zulu “coconut”
    The Unique Personal Injury History of the Zulu “coconut” New Orleans is a special town. I lived there […] The post The Unique Personal Injury History of the Zulu “coconut” appeared first on Houston Personal…
  • Feb 9

    Another Top 10 Blog Post for Sigmon Law PLLC

    Another Top 10 Blog Post for Sigmon Law PLLC
    When Yieldcos Go Wrong blog post by Ernesto Sigmon of Sigmon Law PLLC made the weekly list of top […] The post Another Top 10 Blog Post for Sigmon Law PLLC appeared first on Houston Personal Injury Lawyer.
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The Law and other Anomalies

The Law and other Anomalies

By Steve Honig.

http://www.honiglawblog.com
  • Feb 13

    Are you an IP Licensee?

    Are you an IP Licensee?
    What happens when your licensor files for bankruptcy?  Companies filing Chapter 11 always have had the right to accept or reject any contract that has yet to be performed fully.  This right become volatile in the new economy where…
  • Feb 13

    ERM: Defining Risk

    ERM: Defining Risk
    Directors sometimes don’t understand the meaning of risk.  Boards undertake ERM (enterprise risk management) as making sure there is regulatory compliance, sound accounting and reasonable cyber protection.  These are important…
  • Feb 9

    Corporate Compliance Programs; What if you are Mid-Market or Privately Held?

    Corporate Compliance Programs; What if you are Mid-Market or Privately Held?
    So your company has been accused of committing a fraud, or of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  You have attracted investigation by the US Department of Justice.  You are negotiating whether to enter a plea, or to try to…
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LII Announce

LII Announce

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

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

    Thank You For a Remarkable Year

    Thank You For a Remarkable Year
    And now, at the end of a busy year,  we know.  And you should know how much good you do.  They’ve come to us from all corners of the country, all corners of the globe, really.  From all points along the political…
  • Oct 26

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

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

    Two Events on Two Coasts with One Purpose

    Two Events on Two Coasts with One Purpose
    In our last newsletter, we invited you to some events we were hosting around the country in recognition of our 25th anniversary.   We were in the heart of Silicon Valley in late September, and the middle of Manhattan just last week.…
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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: 1519

Unenumerated

Unenumerated

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

http://unenumerated.blogspot.com/
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The Law Insider

The Law Insider

Provides non-attorneys with information about the law.

http://www.thelawinsider.com/
  • Mar 5

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO

    5 Reasons Data Security Training Should Matter to CTO
    In 2014 alone, over 348 million identities were exposed through data breaches. On average, a data breach costs an organization $6.5 million dollars, up 11% from last year. In many companies, the responsibility for responding to…
  • Mar 5

    2016 California Employment Law Update

    2016 California Employment Law Update
    LawRoom has just released its 2016 California Employment Law Update —a free, self-paced online course available 24/7 that will save you hours of research and provide you with interactive summaries of California’s most…
  • Mar 5

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data

    How Businesses and Individuals Are Responsible For Securing Personal Data
    This is more than just bad passwords. Data security is as all-encompassing as the "Internet of Things," a phenomenon that makes it harder for you to unplug from the internet. Yet, your data is not as secure as you would hope. Recent…
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The Believer's Guide to Legal…

The Believer's Guide to Legal Issues

Covers Christianity and law. By Stephen Bloom.

http://thebelieversguidetolegalissues.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1426

Demonstrative Evidence

Demonstrative Evidence

By Charles Thomas.

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

    Meet Jane Roe

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

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

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

    Why law school sucks, part I

    Why law school sucks, part I
    Imagine you are a medical student. What if you were allowed to ignore an entire system of the body in order to study something cool and very difficult to get into, like plastic surgery? You wouldn't be much of a doctor - even plastic…
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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
  • Feb 22

    What Does It Mean When a Business Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

    What Does It Mean When a Business Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?
    Filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection offers an enterprise the opportunity to restructure its debts and business operations, with a plan to repay claims or any outstanding accrued interest. The goal of filing for Chapter 11 is to get a…
  • Feb 9

    The Just-In-Case List Everyone Should Have

    The Just-In-Case List Everyone Should Have
    Life is unpredictable and bad things happen. If you were to suddenly become incapacitated or hospitalized today, would your loved ones know where to find your important information or know how to handle your affairs?  The solution for…
  • Jan 25

    New York State Lawmakers are Crafting Their Own Net Neutrality Rule

    New York State Lawmakers are Crafting Their Own Net Neutrality Rule
    In mid-December, the Federal Communications Commission made a decision to repeal the net neutrality rules set in place in 2015 by the Obama administration.  The laws were originally set in place to regulate internet service providers…
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@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg

@LawBlarg is an experimental form of legal writing attempting to combine the best aspects of formal legal writing (i.e., law journals) with the best aspects of informal legal writing (i.e. blawgs). More scholarly than blawgs, less serious than full-length articles, the posts are specifically designed for an online readership.

http://blarg.legalmechanics.us
  • Feb 21

    The Curious Case of the New Hallandale Beach Commissioner

    The Curious Case of the New Hallandale Beach Commissioner
    Hallandale Beach—the small, coastal city located on the southern edge of Broward County—is a hotbed of political rancor, infighting, and corruption. Hallandale residents such as myself have become accustomed to our city making the…
  • Aug 11

    Storm Warning: Election Season Approaching in Hallandale Beach

    Storm Warning: Election Season Approaching in Hallandale Beach
    We are currently less than two weeks away from the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, which hit South Florida on August 24, 1992. It was a Monday. I was supposed to start high school that day in Davie, but no schools were open that morning…
  • Mar 15

    Do Black Lives Matter in Hallandale Beach?

    Do Black Lives Matter in Hallandale Beach?
    The Pink and Yellow Duplex Part V NOTE: This is part of an ongoing effort for accountability and transparency following the fatal police shooting of my neighbor, Howard Wallace Bowe Jr., during a botched SWAT raid in May 2014. Previous…
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