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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Nov 21

    Thanksgiving (End of Year) Site New

    Thanksgiving (End of Year) Site New
    It's been days since our last open thread, and my next thread will be next one. It's right around the corner. This one got so long and specific, I am limiting comments to the topic under discussion. For those of you who view Talkeft site…
  • Nov 20

    NYT Reporter Latest to Fall, Where is the Investigation of Trump?

    NYT Reporter Latest to Fall, Where is the Investigation of Trump?
    Glenn Thrush has been suspended from the New York Times and will be entering an in-patient alcohol treatment program, following a Vox expose of his conduct with young female reporters. The report has copies of text messages between Glenn and…
  • Nov 16

    Sen. Al Franken Gets A Groping Allegation of His Own

    Sen. Al Franken Gets A Groping Allegation of His Own
    Leeann Tweeden, a Los Angeles reporter has issued a statement detailing a pretty disgusting encounter with Al Franken in 2006. Franken was not a Senator at the time. The story ends with a photo of him grabbing her breasts while she's asleep…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Sentence in Modification Fraud

    Sentence in Modification Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ana Maritza Gomez, 45, Hyattsville, Maryland, was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud arising from a scheme to defraud victims…
  • Oct 16

    Former Settlement Agent Convicted in Refinancing Fraud

    Former Settlement Agent Convicted in Refinancing Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark Andreotti, 46, Wyckoff, New Jersey, a former settlement agent, was convicted at trial on charges related to the refinancing of properties in Bergen and Morris Counties, New Jersey.  Andreotti was found guilty on…
  • Oct 16

    Mortgage Fraud Tactics in Bridge Financing Case

    Mortgage Fraud Tactics in Bridge Financing Case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. David T. Odom, 53, Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for a wire fraud conspiracy arising from a scheme to defraud lenders in order to…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Nov 21

    Trustee

    Trustee
    Do you feel passionately about access to justice? Could you shape future strategy for public legal education and help us to achieve our mission? Public legal education enables the public to understand the law. Increasingly, it is being…
  • Nov 21

    Treasurer

    Treasurer
    Do you feel passionately about access to justice? Could you shape future strategy for public legal education and help us to achieve our mission? Public legal education enables the public to understand the law. Increasingly, it is being…
  • Nov 21

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk

    New Acts – legislation.gov.uk
    Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing Act 2017 Finance (No. 2) Act 2017 Northern Ireland Budget Act 2017 Source: www.legislation.gov.uk
Rank this Week: 5

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    AN HOMAGE TO JABBA THE HUTT.?

    AN HOMAGE TO JABBA THE HUTT.?
    Todd English's Tuscany @ Mohegan Sun offered a weird-looking (and tasting) spaghetti and meatballs ....
  • Nov 21

    MY WASABI SUSHI

    MY WASABI SUSHI
  • Nov 21

    SOLAR PANEL ROBOCALLERS DISCONNECTED

    SOLAR PANEL ROBOCALLERS DISCONNECTED
    Solar Panel Lead Generation Robocallers Who Pitched Energy Savings Settle FTC Charges One owner, corporate defendants permanently barred from telemarketing Two brothers and the companies they ran have settled a federal district court…
Rank this Week: 7

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 8

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. Department of Homeland Security 17-618 Issues: (1) Whether, under the Equal Access to Justice Act, prevailing party status on appeal is separate and distinct…
  • Nov 21

    Argument preview: Plain talk about Dodd-Frank whistleblowing

    Argument preview: Plain talk about Dodd-Frank whistleblowing
    Thar she blows In 2010, Congress was all about reforesting the new wasteland of American finance created by the 2008 financial crisis; the result was the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which transformed the banking…
  • Nov 21

    Event announcement: Media briefing on Christie v. NCAA

    Event announcement: Media briefing on Christie v. NCAA
    On December 1 at 12 p.m., Becker & Poliakoff and Spectrum Gaming Group will host a media briefing on Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, a constitutional challenge to the federal ban on sports betting. Speakers include,…
Rank this Week: 9

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Aug 29

    Inside an Epic Hotel Room Hacking Spree

    Inside an Epic Hotel Room Hacking Spree
    A global vulnerability in hotel keycard locks was a security disaster—and the opportunity of a lifetime for one burglar. The post Inside an Epic Hotel Room Hacking Spree appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 5

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking

    Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking
    The arrest of an alleged source of a classified leak to the Intercept offers a lesson in the risks of spilling secrets. The post Feds Charge NSA Contractor Accused of Exposing Russian Hacking appeared first on WIRED.
  • Jun 2

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC

    Hack Brief: Dangerous ‘Fireball’ Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PC
    A widespread adware infection hides the ability to inflict far worse than spammy browser tweaks. The post Hack Brief: Dangerous 'Fireball' Adware Infects a Quarter Billion PCs appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 10

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    USDA: Tips for Turkeys – Well, those that Eat Them

    USDA: Tips for Turkeys – Well, those that Eat Them
    More than 45 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day, with a never-ending list of side dishes and desserts. The Thanksgiving meal is by far the largest and most stressful meal many consumers prepare all year, leaving room for mistakes…
  • Nov 19

    CDC: 5 Points for a Safer Thanksgiving

    CDC: 5 Points for a Safer Thanksgiving
    Safely Thaw Your Turkey Thaw turkeys in the refrigerator, in a sink of cold water that is changed every 30 minutes, or in the microwave. Never thaw your turkey by leaving it out on the counter. A frozen turkey is safe indefinitely, but a…
  • Nov 13

    Bartaco Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads to Sleepy Hollow Country Club

    Bartaco Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads to Sleepy Hollow Country Club
    According to local press reports, Westchester County has treated 250 people who may have been exposed to hepatitis A at Sleepy Hollow Country Club, officials said today. Those people received preventive treatment after a club…
Rank this Week: 11

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    The Lawfare Podcast: Gordon Wood on Friends Divided

    The Lawfare Podcast: Gordon Wood on Friends Divided
    The relationship between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams largely shaped the course of the newly-formed United States of America. Historian Gordon Wood examined this relationship and its effect on America’s future in his new book…
  • Nov 21

    Comparative Counterterrorism Surveillance and Cooperation

    Comparative Counterterrorism Surveillance and Cooperation
    One of the great challenges in life is that the ABA annual conference on national security law is usually cross-scheduled at the same time as the Federalist Society convention.  Typically, I go to the ABA event (as I did this year) and…
  • Nov 21

    Putting the North Korea Terrorism Designation in Context

    Putting the North Korea Terrorism Designation in Context
    President Trump designated North Korea a sponsor of terrorism on Monday, returning it to the list of official state sponsors along with Iran, Sudan and Syria. In making his decision, the President noted: “In addition to threatening the…
Rank this Week: 12

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Nov 15

    California Public Employees' Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., Docket 16-373

    California Public Employees' Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., Docket 16-373
    Repose: Statute of repose: Statute of limitations: Tolling: Equitable tolling: Common law: Dismissal: Class action:The Securities Act of 1933 “protects investors by ensur­ing that companies issuing securities . . . make a…
  • Nov 12

    Center for International Law Programs:…

    Center for International Law Programs: 16th Annual Dominick L. DiCarlo U.S. Court of International Trade Lecture: "A Conversation with The Honorable Gary Katzmann" and Conference on "International Trade Law and Ethics Program" …
  • Oct 25

    Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Bd., docket 16-399, J. Gorsuch, dissenting

    Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Bd., docket 16-399, J. Gorsuch, dissenting
    Stare decisis: (…) This Court has long made clear that where, as here, we have not “squarely addressed an issue, and have at most assumed one side of it to be cor­rect, we are free to address the issue on the merits.”…
Rank this Week: 13

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 19

    For Illinois Sex Offenders, Six Years Can Turn Into Life In Prison

    For Illinois Sex Offenders, Six Years Can Turn Into Life In Prison
    11-19-17 Illinois: The Rockford native committed a sex crime, and in order to get out of prison he has to meet the state’s long list of rigid parole requirements for those convicted of predatory criminal sexual assault. He could remain…
  • Nov 9

    Accused child molester plunges to death trying to escape angry parent

    Accused child molester plunges to death trying to escape angry parent
    11-9-17 New York A Queens man was accused of molesting two kids at a children’s birthday party — and then wound up dead on the pavement hours later. Edgar Collaguazo, 44, plunged to his death from a fourth-floor apartment inside a…
  • Oct 28

    South Carolina Sets Rules for Sex Offenders on Halloween

    South Carolina Sets Rules for Sex Offenders on Halloween
    Other than fear mongering there is no known issue connecting former sex offenders with Halloween 10-28-17 South Carolina: COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is requiring many sex offenders to stay inside their own homes during prime…
Rank this Week: 14

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
Rank this Week: 15

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Nov 21

    The Many Faces of Digital Visitors and Residents: Facets of Online Engagement

    The Many Faces of Digital Visitors and Residents: Facets of Online Engagement
    Connaway, Lynn Silipigni, Vanessa Kitzie, Erin M. Hood and William Harvey. 2017. The Many Faces of Digital Visitors & Residents: Facets of Online Engagement. With contributions from Allison Benedetti, Agustí Canals, Liliana…
  • Nov 21

    AALL – Budgets, Staffing for Law Libraries on the Rise

    AALL – Budgets, Staffing for Law Libraries on the Rise
    AALL news release: ” Law library information budgets and full-time law library staff are both increasing, according to the AALL Biennial Salary Survey & Organizational Characteristics study  (purchase req’d) conducted by…
  • Nov 21

    Cybersecurity: Cybercrime and National Security Authoritative Reports and Resource

    Cybersecurity: Cybercrime and National Security Authoritative Reports and Resource
    CRS Reports & Analysis – Cybersecurity: Cybercrime and National Security Authoritative Reports and Resources. November 14, 2017 (R44408): “As online attacks grow in volume and sophistication, the United States is expanding its…
Rank this Week: 19

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Nov 20

    Research Assistant Needed (Spring 2018)

    Research Assistant Needed (Spring 2018)
    Apologies, blog readers, but this announcement is for UM Law 1L & 2L students only: I would like to hire a UM Law student to be my research assistant for 10-15 hours/week during the coming semester. If things work out … Continue…
  • Nov 17

    ‘Trump Bump’ Causes LSAT Takers to Surge

    ‘Trump Bump’ Causes LSAT Takers to Surge
    Via Paul Caron, two linked facts: (1) LSAT Test-Takers Continue To Surge, With 10.7% Increase In Sept/Oct Following June’s 19.8%, and (2)”survey of law school applicants by Blueprint LSAT Preparation revealed that over 52%…
  • Nov 15

    On UMiami Football

    On UMiami Football
    The last time UM had a winning football team both the team and the fans behaved badly. They called it ‘swagger’ but it was mostly rudeness. I was embarrassed for all of us. Now the U’s football team is “relevant”…
Rank this Week: 18

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Nov 3

    New York City Bar Association Small Law Symposium is Thursday – See you there

    New York City Bar Association Small Law Symposium is Thursday – See you there
    The New York City Bar Association’s 14th Annual Small Law Firm Practice Management Symposium is this coming Thursday, November 9. It’s an honor to be presenting for the second year in a row. Whether you are just starting out…
  • Nov 2

    NYC Legal Blogging and Social Media Workshop, Wednesday the 8th

    NYC Legal Blogging and Social Media Workshop, Wednesday the 8th
    Lawyer? Law student? Legal marketing professional? Legal tech entrepreneur? Forget what you may have been told. Learn how to really use blogging and social media in a strategic fashion to build a name and nurture relationships. Lawline and…
  • Oct 31

    Could individual lawyer blogs be more effective than group law blogs?

    Could individual lawyer blogs be more effective than group law blogs?
    Though many, if not most, law blogs are published by a group of lawyers at a law firm, blogs published by an individual lawyer may work better for developing business. When I started blogging back in the stone age I thought of…
Rank this Week: 17

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Nov 17

    Almost No One Makes Money in MLM

    Almost No One Makes Money in MLM
    Nothing ever changes in multi-level marketing. Even when it looks like the government is taking action against a company like Herbalife, other MLMs continue with business as usual. Almost everyone loses money in MLM. Which means almost no one…
  • Nov 15

    Financial Statement Fraud: The Damage Inflicted

    Financial Statement Fraud: The Damage Inflicted
    Financial statement fraud impacts any person or organization that has a financial interest in the success or failure of a company. A manipulation of the company’s reported earnings or assets can affect a bank that extends credit to the…
  • Nov 14

    FInancial Statement Fraud: How It Is Done

    FInancial Statement Fraud: How It Is Done
    Financial statement fraud happens is one of the most costly types of fraud. It is a significant problem because people inside and outside the company rely on the information provided in the financial statements. They assess the financial…
Rank this Week: 20

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Nov 21

    ADA and the workplace roundup

    ADA and the workplace roundup
    “Can Fido Come to Work? EEOC Files Suit to Require Emotional Support Dog on Truck Route” [James M. Paul, Ogletree Deakins] “Someone brought a $@&@?! therapy duck into Iowa Law School.” [Prof. @andygrewal, with…
  • Nov 20

    Cato survey: “The State of Free Speech and Tolerance in America”

    Cato survey: “The State of Free Speech and Tolerance in America”
    I’m a bit late getting to this major survey from my colleague Emily Ekins and associates. Some highlights good and bad: * By 71% to 28%, Americans lean toward the view that political correctness silences discussions society ought to…
  • Nov 20

    Liability roundup

    Liability roundup
    Hoping to blame Pacific Gas & Electric power lines for Northern California fires, lawyers from coast to coast descend on wine country [Paul Payne, Santa Rosa Press-Democrat] Courts should police lawyers’ handling of class actions,…
Rank this Week: 21

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 23

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Nov 20

    OPINION – November 20, 2017

    OPINION – November 20, 2017
    State v. J. Koon DA 16-0357 2017 MT 283 Criminal – Issuing Bad Check
  • Nov 17

    OPINION – November 17, 2017

    OPINION – November 17, 2017
    City of Missoula v. J. Williams DA 16-0674 2017 MT 282 Criminal – Municipal Court Appeal
  • Nov 15

    OPINIONS – November 14, 2017

    OPINIONS – November 14, 2017
    Marriage of Miller Polich DA 17-0011 2017 MT 281N Civil – Domestic Relations State v. G. Hansen DA 16-0194 2017 MT 280 Criminal – Sexual Assault Watson v. BNSF DA 17-0229 2017 MT 279 Civil – Negligence Quigley v. Beck DA…
Rank this Week: 22

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Nov 6

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work
    Did you ever wonder if you will lose your property if you file bankruptcy?  Can you keep your home, your car, your household goods?  What about your clothes and jewelry? The part of bankruptcy law that tells us what you can keep…
  • Oct 15

    Student Loans and the Elderly: How to Stop Student Loan Collectors and Social Security Garnishment

    Student Loans and the Elderly: How to Stop Student Loan Collectors and Social Security Garnishment
    An increasing number of our senior citizens are faced with the same problems faced by many of our young adults: student loans. A recent PBS story, “More older Americans than ever are struggling with student debt,” highlights…
  • Sep 6

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?
    If you are facing a foreclosure, vehicle repossession, wage garnishment or other financial crisis, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be a great tool to stop the chaos.  As the type of bankruptcy that includes a repayment plan, Chapter 13 can…
Rank this Week: 24

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

Covers vehicle accidents, clergy abuse, personal injury and wrongful death. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Man and Woman Injured in Oakland Dog Attack

    Man and Woman Injured in Oakland Dog Attack
    Two people, a man and a woman, were injured in a dog bite incident after they were assailed by two pit bulls in Oakland. According to a news report in the East Bay Times, the dog attack occurred the morning of November 17, 2017 in the 2600…
  • Nov 6

    Elderly Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Pedestrian Accident

    Elderly Man Critically Injured in Anaheim Pedestrian Accident
    A 74-year-old man suffered critical injuries in a pedestrian accident in Anaheim. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the afternoon of November 4, 2017. A 27-year-old man driving a Jeep Wrangler was…
  • Oct 23

    Woman Killed in Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accident

    Woman Killed in Huntington Beach Pedestrian Accident
    A 58-year-old woman was killed in a Huntington Beach pedestrian accident after a vehicle struck her at a street intersection. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal collision was reported the night of October 19,…
Rank this Week: 25

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 26

Lumen

Lumen

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices. A project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 27

Mississippi Litigation Review &…

Mississippi Litigation Review & Commentary

Covers developments in Mississippi civil litigation. By Philip Thomas.

http://www.mslitigationreview.com/
  • Nov 20

    PERS and the Next Financial Crisi

    PERS and the Next Financial Crisi
    The Cayman Financial Review posted this article last month titled: “The state has been set for the next global financial crisis.“ The article discusses how the last financial crisis, PERS and the next financial crisis are related.…
  • Nov 16

    Every Lawyer Should Use Outlining Software

    Every Lawyer Should Use Outlining Software
    I repeat: every lawyer should use outlining software. Yet I can’t find anyone who does. Back in the mid-90’s, I attended a Bryan Garner CLE on improving legal writing. Twenty years later, the three big takeaways I still remember…
  • Nov 15

    November Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview

    November Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter Preview
    Here is a preview of the November 2017 issue of the Miss. Jury Verdict Reporter: $218,000 verdict- Oxford federal court denial of faculty tenure case covered here (10/27/17); $55,000 verdict- Lowndes County underinsured motorist case…
Rank this Week: 28

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Nov 21

    Palin appeals dismissal of defamation suit against the New York Time

    Palin appeals dismissal of defamation suit against the New York Time
    Former Alaska Governor and 2008 Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin on Tuesday filed notice [text, PDF] of her intention to appeal the dismissal of her defamation suit against the New York Times [corporate website]. Palin filed…
  • Nov 21

    Virginia immigrants file federal suit over DACA extension restriction

    Virginia immigrants file federal suit over DACA extension restriction
    Two immigrants in Virginia filed a federal lawsuit [complaint, PDF] Tuesday against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia [official…
  • Nov 21

    ICC requests authorization to investigate US involvement in Afghanistan war crime

    ICC requests authorization to investigate US involvement in Afghanistan war crime
    International Criminal Court (ICC) [official website] Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda [official profile] made a formal request [text, PDF] on Monday to investigate alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by U.S. military and…
Rank this Week: 30

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Nov 21

    Job Vacancy: Research Assistant (50%) at the University of Bonn, Germany

    Job Vacancy: Research Assistant (50%) at the University of Bonn, Germany
    Professor Dr. Nina Dethloff, Institute for German, European and International Family Law, University of Bonn, Germany, is looking for a research assistant (WissMit) on a part-time basis (50%) as of 1 January 2018 or later. The candidate…
  • Nov 17

    Deference to Foreign Sovereign Submission

    Deference to Foreign Sovereign Submission
    As previously reported here, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision in 2016 reversing a $147.8 million price-fixing judgment against two Chinese manufacturers of Vitamin C. The plaintiffs alleged that the…
  • Nov 16

    Jurisdiction, Conflict of Laws and Data Protection in Cyberspace

    Jurisdiction, Conflict of Laws and Data Protection in Cyberspace
    (Report on the Conference held in Luxembourg on 12 October 2017, by Martina Mantovani, Research Fellow MPI Luxembourg) On 12 October 2017, the Brussels Privacy Hub (BPH) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Department of European…
Rank this Week: 31

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 29

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 32

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Nov 21

    Time Runs Under Statute of Limitations Only If There is a Person Who Can File Suit

    Time Runs Under Statute of Limitations Only If There is a Person Who Can File Suit
    Although the issue rarely arises, the statute of limitations on a claim does not begin to run until there is a person who can properly bring the action. In In re Estate of Link, No. M2016-002002-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Oct. 5, 2017), John…
  • Nov 20

    Deadline for Filing Suit Not Extended Due to Temporary Guardianship

    Deadline for Filing Suit Not Extended Due to Temporary Guardianship
    A temporary order granting a guardianship that had apparently expired by the time of the injury at issue does not meet the standard for proving that an injured party had been “adjudicated incompetent” for the purpose of tolling a…
  • Nov 19

    Failure to Identify Specific Physician Fatal to HCLA Case

    Failure to Identify Specific Physician Fatal to HCLA Case
    When relying on vicarious liability in an HCLA (formerly known as medical malpractice or medical negligence) case, a plaintiff must identify the standard of care for a specific agent of the defendant and how that agent deviated from the…
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Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Covers investment scams, broker fraud and broker negligence. By Rex Securities Law.

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 36

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Nov 19

    CfP: Contingency in the Course of International Law

    CfP: Contingency in the Course of International Law
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Just a reminder that the deadline is fast approaching for the workshop I am organising with Ingo Venzke, “Contingency in the Course of International Law: How International Law Could Have…
  • Nov 18

    Call for Submissions / Nominations: The Francis Lieber Prize

    Call for Submissions / Nominations: The Francis Lieber Prize
    by Chris Borgen by Chris Borgen From Professor Laurie Blank: The American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict awards the Francis Lieber Prize to the authors of publications that the judges consider…
  • Nov 17

    The Legality of Pardons in Latin America (Part II)

    The Legality of Pardons in Latin America (Part II)
    by Alonso Gurmendi Dunkelberg by Alonso Gurmendi Dunkelberg [Alonso Gurmendi is Professor of International Law at Universidad del Pacífico, in Peru.] As seen in Part I, Colombian transitional justice mechanisms have played a key role…
Rank this Week: 34

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Nov 1

    Marine E. coli Outbreak contracts and becomes more seriou

    Marine E. coli Outbreak contracts and becomes more seriou
    Approximately 214 recruits at both MCRD San Diego and the command’s field training facilities at Edson Range, Camp Pendleton, Calif., are symptomatic of E.Coli exposure with diarrheal illness as of Nov. 1. Of the 214 recruits undergoing…
  • Oct 22

    BrightFarms Produce Recalled

    BrightFarms Produce Recalled
    BrightFarms is initiating a voluntary recall of packaged produce sold in Roundy’s Supermarkets due to the potential presence of E. coli at its Rochelle, Illinois (Ogle County) greenhouse farm. The affected BrightFarms branded products…
  • Sep 19

    Eight with E. coli in La Crosse Wisconsin

    Eight with E. coli in La Crosse Wisconsin
    Troy Neumann of WKBT reports several recent cases of E. coli are concerning some residents of the La Crosse area. The La Crosse County Health Department is currently investigating eight reported cases of E. coli in the county. The strain…
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Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Nov 21

    Stanford on the Federal Arbitration Act & Federalism

    Stanford on the Federal Arbitration Act & Federalism
    Matthew James Stanford (University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Students) has posted Judicial Resistance: Mandatory Arbitration as Federal Commandeering on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Arbitration has become a popular way to resolve…
  • Nov 21

    Thurschwell on the Death Penalty & Derrida

    Thurschwell on the Death Penalty & Derrida
    Adam Thurschwell has posted Furman and Finitude (Forthcoming, Kelly Oliver & Stephanie Straub, eds., Deconstructing the Death Penalty/Derrida's Seminars and the New Abolitionism (New York: Fordham University Press, 2018)) on SSRN. Here is…
  • Nov 21

    Wendel on Truthfulness & Public Official

    Wendel on Truthfulness & Public Official
    W. Bradley Wendel (Cornell University - School of Law) has posted Truthfulness as an Ethical Form of Life (Duquesne University Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay, a contribution to a symposium at Duquesne Law…
Rank this Week: 37

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Nov 21

    "Carpenter v. United States and the positive law model"

    "Carpenter v. United States and the positive law model"
    Will Baude has this interesting post at The Volokh Conspiracy, applying the theory he and James Stern offered in the Harvard Law Review to this particular controversy. In part: Many people, and I suspect quite a few of the justices,...
  • Nov 21

    "ACLU Poll: Majority of Americans, Including Trump Voters, Say Prison Population Should Be Reduced"

    "ACLU Poll: Majority of Americans, Including Trump Voters, Say Prison Population Should Be Reduced"
    From Reason, via the NACDL news scan: In a statement, Udi Ofer, ACLU's deputy national political director, said the poll "demonstrates near-consensus support for criminal justice reform, including reducing the prison population,…
  • Nov 21

    "Mueller Asks Judge Whether Rick Gates Attorney Has Conflict"

    "Mueller Asks Judge Whether Rick Gates Attorney Has Conflict"
    From Bloomberg: Rick Gates, the political consultant accused of money laundering with Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has a longstanding personal and business relationship with a California man accused of fraud, prosecutors said.…
Rank this Week: 38

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 39

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    The amazing lengths the Texas CCA will go to ignore police misconduct and uphold dubious conviction

    The amazing lengths the Texas CCA will go to ignore police misconduct and uphold dubious conviction
    Here's a crazy case out of Harris County: The Government-Always-Wins faction on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals wrangled a four-member plurality on a habeas corpus writ to overturn the trial court's recommendation and uphold a…
  • Nov 20

    Evaluating criticisms of risk-assessments in bail reform

    Evaluating criticisms of risk-assessments in bail reform
    Risk assessments have always been part of the justice system in some form or fashion. But until recently, there was little if any transparency surrounding them. Instead, they involved some unknown process that goes on in a prosecutor's mind,…
  • Nov 19

    Lege to study what 'gaps in services' contribute to recidivism of young offender

    Lege to study what 'gaps in services' contribute to recidivism of young offender
    The Texas House Corrections Committee received several "interim charges" recently, including one directing them to study:current Texas criminal justice system policies and practices regarding 17- to 25-year-olds, specific to probation,…
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Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Nov 21

    New Bar Charges Against Larry Klayman

    New Bar Charges Against Larry Klayman
    The District of Columbia Disciplinary Counsel has filed new ethics charges against Larry Klayman In or about January 20 I 0, Respondent undertook to represent Ms. Elham Sataki in connection with her claims of sexual harassment by a co-worker,…
  • Nov 21

    Existence Of Attorney-Client Relationship At Issue In Ohio Bar Discipline Case

    Existence Of Attorney-Client Relationship At Issue In Ohio Bar Discipline Case
    The web page of the Ohio Supreme Court has an excellent analysis of a disciplinary case scheduled for argument this week Disciplinary Counsel v. Paul A. Mancino Jr., Case no. 2017-1079 Cuyahoga County The Board of Professional Conduct, which…
  • Nov 20

    Tardy Slip

    Tardy Slip
    The Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct has reprimanded a General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge for unexplained tardiness for your court dockets. Your tardiness was for a substantial period of time and was, on a number of individual…
Rank this Week: 40

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Cruise Ship Law Blog

Covers cruise passenger and crew safety, seafarer conditions, maritime law and all types of injuries at sea. By Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A.

https://www.lipcon.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Beware Cruise Ship Rape and Sexual Assault During the Holiday

    Beware Cruise Ship Rape and Sexual Assault During the Holiday
    For most people, a cruise is a chance to escape the burdens of everyday life. However, just because you are at sea does not mean that crime does not exist. In fact, rape and sexual assault are the two most commonly reported crimes at sea. So…
  • Nov 17

    Norwegian Gem Breaks Down in Barbados, Thousands of Passengers Displaced

    Norwegian Gem Breaks Down in Barbados, Thousands of Passengers Displaced
    Being stranded on a Caribbean island may sound like a dream. But for many passengers aboard the Norwegian Gem, it quickly became a nightmare. When the ship’s propulsion system malfunctioned, passengers were faced with multiple…
  • Nov 16

    Attorneys Win $3M Judgment in Legal Drama Surrounding Cargo Ship

    Attorneys Win $3M Judgment in Legal Drama Surrounding Cargo Ship
    The judgment is the latest development in a strange saga involving a horrifying foot injury, an unsolved murder and a ... The post Attorneys Win $3M Judgment in Legal Drama Surrounding Cargo Ship appeared first on LMAW, PA.
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Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 42

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Nov 21

    Estate Planning For The Ultra Wealthy - The Role Of A Family Wealth Advisor

    Estate Planning For The Ultra Wealthy - The Role Of A Family Wealth Advisor
    Affluent families often hire and employ various specialists to help them better manage their wealth. These individuals are often attorneys, CPAs, brokers, investment managers, etc. With so many highly specialized employees overseeing a…
  • Nov 21

    Article on A Colonial History of the River Murray Dispute

    Article on A Colonial History of the River Murray Dispute
    Adam Webster recently posted an Article entitled, A Colonial History of the River Murray Dispute, Legal History eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This article examines the history of the dispute over the sharing…
  • Nov 21

    Charles Manson’s Grandson Wants to Give the Cult Leader a Proper Burial

    Charles Manson’s Grandson Wants to Give the Cult Leader a Proper Burial
    Charles Manson’s grandson, Jason Freeman, is interested in providing the cult leader with a proper burial. Freeman’s father was Charles Manson Jr., who was the product of Manson’s first marriage to wife, Rosalie. Freeman believes that…
Rank this Week: 52

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Nov 21

    "Assessing and Responding to the Recent Homicide Rise in the United States"

    "Assessing and Responding to the Recent Homicide Rise in the United States"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new report coming from the National Institute of Justice and authored by Richard Rosenfeld, Shytierra Gaston, Howard Spivak and Seri Irazola. Here is the full executive summary: Big-city…
  • Nov 21

    Senator Mike Lee explains how "conservative approach to lawmaking" drives his advocacy for federal sentencing reform

    Senator Mike Lee explains how "conservative approach to lawmaking" drives his advocacy for federal sentencing reform
    Pew's Public Safety Performance Project has this notable new Q&A with Mike Lee under the subheading "A U.S. senator and former assistant U.S. attorney discusses crime and punishment, and how his views on both have changed." I…
  • Nov 21

    "Justice at Last for the Youngest Inmates?"

    "Justice at Last for the Youngest Inmates?"
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this New York Times editorial about juve LWOP sentencing that starts with another question and answer: "How many times does the Supreme Court have to repeat itself before...
Rank this Week: 44