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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

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Short Sale Fraud Indictment Alleging Non-Arms Length Transaction

    Short Sale Fraud Indictment Alleging Non-Arms Length Transaction
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Gary P. DeCicco, 59, Nahant, Massachusetts, and Pamela M. Avedisian, 54, Nahant, Massachusetts, were charged in an indictment with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of wire fraud in connection…
  • Jan 16

    Inflated Purchase Prices Kink LTVs in Guilty Plea

    Inflated Purchase Prices Kink LTVs in Guilty Plea
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Abolghasseni “Abe” Alizadeh, 59, Granite Bay, California, pleaded guilty  to wire fraud, bank fraud and making false statements to a federally insured financial institution. According to court…
  • Jan 16

    Foreclosure Rescue Schemer Pleads Guilty

    Foreclosure Rescue Schemer Pleads Guilty
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Sergio Roman Barrientos, 64, Poway, California pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution and bank fraud. According to court documents, from about September 2004 through…
Rank this Week: 2

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 16

    Another Day, Another Marital Affair Allegation Against Trump

    Another Day, Another Marital Affair Allegation Against Trump
    The New Yorker reports on an affair Donald Trump had with a Playboy Model while he was married to Melania, just months after Barron was born. This story, which had been purchased from McDougal before the election but never publicly…
  • Feb 16

    4th Cir. Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Muslim Ban

    4th Cir. Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Muslim Ban
    The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia voted 8 to 4 against Donald Trump's third version of a travel ban on Muslims from specific countries. Trump signed the third ban in September. Unlike the first two versions, which…
  • Feb 14

    Filming Day, Open Thread

    Filming Day, Open Thread
    I'm filming today and will be home late tomorrow night. The East coast weather sure is humid. No, I'm not in a fancy place like NY or Miami. I'll give details later, assuming I don't end up on the cutting room floor. Here's a... [[ This is…
Rank this Week: 3

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/
Rank this Week: 4

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: 5

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/
  • Feb 21

    DRONE FILM FESTIVAL

    DRONE FILM FESTIVAL
    Governor Cuomo Announces State Fair's Drone Film Festival and Competition Returns for Second Year International Competition Highlights the Fast-Emerging Drone Technology Industry, Rapidly Growing in Central New York and the Mohawk…
  • Feb 20

    THIS CHOCOLATE CAKE IS CLASSIFIED

    THIS CHOCOLATE CAKE IS CLASSIFIED
    Though this cake wasn't bad. @ Classified (Newark International Airport, Terminal C) A by-invitation-only restaurant ..... Was able to copy this text from the restaurant's website: Shhh...it's CLASSIFIED You're just a reservation away…
  • Feb 20

    TIME TO GET TOASTED

    TIME TO GET TOASTED
    Stopped by Toasted Bagely & Deli (Miami)
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Feb 20

    Lippman v. City of Oakland, A141865

    Lippman v. City of Oakland, A141865
    Writ of mandate:"A traditional writ of mandate under Code of Civil Procedure section 1085 is a method for compelling a public entity to perform a legal and usually ministerial duty." (American Federation of State, County & Municipal…
  • Feb 13

    Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center

    Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
    https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-business-and-self-employed-tax-center
  • Jan 20

    Vertical Merger

    Vertical Merger
    By Bruce Hoffman, Bureau of Competition, FTCJan. 19, 2018https://www.ftc.gov/system/files/documents/public_statements/1304213/hoffman_vertical_merger_speech_final.pdf?utm_source=govdelivery
Rank this Week: 7

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: 8

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: 9

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/
  • Feb 19

    What Are they Hiding? (Turkish Edition)

    What Are they Hiding? (Turkish Edition)
    Marcy Wheeler is very smart. And while she’s not giving to mincing words, she is also not a wild-eye conspiracist. So I sat up when I saw Meanwhile, Over In Turkey . . ., her blog post on Secretary of … Continue reading…
  • Feb 14

    Micropayments of a New and Pernicious Type

    Micropayments of a New and Pernicious Type
    Many of us predicted long ago that the future of journalism was online micropayments – pay fractions of a cent an article instead of being bombarded with ads. What we didn’t see coming was this strategy by Salon: if you ……
  • Feb 7

    10 Things You Can Do to Protect e-Privacy & Autonomy

    10 Things You Can Do to Protect e-Privacy & Autonomy
    At UM’s Data Privacy Day event I made 10 suggestions about what you can do to protect your e-privacy and autonomy.  Here they are: Trust cyber-civil liberties NGOs like EFF to recommend things to use and to do. If you ……
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Feb 18

    Job security is a myth for lawyers without a personal brand

    Job security is a myth for lawyers without a personal brand
    I talked with a highly respected legal professional last Friday who was recently let go by his law firm. He had been employed by the firm for four or five years and employed by similar large law firms for a couple decades before. A couple…
  • Feb 13

    Institute for the Future of Law Practice Steps in Where Law Schools Struggle

    Institute for the Future of Law Practice Steps in Where Law Schools Struggle
    Leave it to legal tech innovator and law professor, Bill Henderson to be part of a new nonprofit, the Institute for the Future of Law Practice, that will coordinate the entry level law school market around an updated and modernized…
  • Feb 11

    Is an editorial calendar helpful for a law blog?

    Is an editorial calendar helpful for a law blog?
    I am not sure that an editorial calendar is helpful for a law blog. In many cases an editorial calendar can even be counterproductive Many medium and large firms are using using editorial calendars for law blogs with multiple contributors,…
Rank this Week: 11

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 21

    Constitutional Orphan

    Constitutional Orphan
    It could not have been issued at a worse time, when the rawness of the slaughter of 17 high school students remained fresh and brutal. And there could be no vehicle less demanding than a dissent to a denial of certiorari. But Justice Clarence…
  • Feb 20

    Will Judge Weinstein End Collars For Dollars?

    Will Judge Weinstein End Collars For Dollars?
    The most dangerous time on the street is at the end of a shift. Sure, they could do the buy and bust at the beginning of the shift and then spend the rest of their time processing the perps, filling out the reports, waiting for the prints to…
  • Feb 20

    Dance of the Snowflake

    Dance of the Snowflake
    At the Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf uses the Bari Weiss twitter attack as a vehicle to challenge the value of “call-out culture,” the social justice reaction to whatever is perceived as a violation of their orthodoxy. The writer…
Rank this Week: 12

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 21

    Antitrust Merger Review Costs and Acquirer Lobbying

    Antitrust Merger Review Costs and Acquirer Lobbying
    Jana P. Fidrmuc, Warwick Business School - Finance Group, Peter Roosenboom, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University; Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), and Eden Quxian Zhang, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) -…
  • Feb 21

    GCR LIVE IP, ANTITRUST & INNOVATION TUESDAY, 13 MARCH 2018

    GCR LIVE IP, ANTITRUST & INNOVATION TUESDAY, 13 MARCH 2018
    GCR LIVE IP, ANTITRUST & INNOVATION Tuesday, 13 March 2018, Hotel Amigo, Brussels Global Competition Review is delighted to present this one-day conference, looking at key developments from the last year.
  • Feb 21

    International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Bar Association (IBA) - 20 March 2018 Pre-ICN Forum

    International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Bar Association (IBA) - 20 March 2018 Pre-ICN Forum
    ICC COMMISSION ON COMPETITION in cooperation with ICC India REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Join the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Bar Association (IBA) on 20 March in New Delhi for the 2018 Pre-ICN Forum to address…
Rank this Week: 13

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Argument analysis: Vogt argument suggests a narrow ruling or even a “DIG”

    Argument analysis: Vogt argument suggests a narrow ruling or even a “DIG”
    My preview of City of Hays, Kansas v. Vogt described the case as “deceptively complex.” Some of the difficulties in the case seem to have come into focus only (as Justice Stephen Breyer candidly put it) “suddenly ……
  • Feb 21

    Argument analysis: Grappling with the complexity of double jeopardy

    Argument analysis: Grappling with the complexity of double jeopardy
    During yesterday’s oral argument in Currier v. Virginia, Justice Stephen Breyer stated what most constitutional scholars know about double jeopardy: “It’s complicated.” The argument reflected this complexity, with…
  • Feb 21

    Argument preview: Old laws, new technology and national border

    Argument preview: Old laws, new technology and national border
    [Editor’s note: An earlier version  of this post ran on February 5, as an introduction to this blog’s symposium on United States v. Microsoft Corp., as well as at Howe on the Court, where it…
Rank this Week: 14

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
  • Feb 20

    Call for Abstracts on the Challenges for EU Cross-border Litigation

    Call for Abstracts on the Challenges for EU Cross-border Litigation
    The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg invites young researchers to actively participate in a colloquium on the “Current Challenges for EU Cross-Border Litigation in a Changing Procedural Environment”. The colloquium will precede a…
  • Feb 20

    The domino effect of international commercial courts in Europe – Who’s next?

    The domino effect of international commercial courts in Europe – Who’s next?
    By Georgia Antonopoulou and Erlis Themeli, Erasmus University Rotterdam (PhD candidate and postdoc researchers ERC project Building EU Civil Justice) On February 7, 2018 the French Minister of Justice inaugurated the International Commercial…
  • Feb 20

    Save the Date: 36th Biennial Conference of the German Society for International Law

    Save the Date: 36th Biennial Conference of the German Society for International Law
    The next Biennial Conference of the German Society for International Law (DGfIR) will take place from 20 to 22 March 2019 at the University of Vienna. The conference will deal with the topic Corporate Accountability and International Law.…
Rank this Week: 15

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Feb 21

    News Headlines for Feb 21, 2018

    News Headlines for Feb 21, 2018
    E-Commerce Retail Sales as a Percent of Total Sales | FRED | St. Louis Fed ,Advance Real Retail and Food Services Sales | FRED | St. Louis Fed ,Eleventh Circuit Follows Ninth Circuit in Awarding Appellate Fees for Automatic Stay Violation |…
  • Feb 21

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 21, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 21, 2018
    The following list is a sample of the bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings that have been filed over the past twenty-four hours in selected bankruptcy courts nationwide: U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama U.S.…
  • Feb 20

    News Headlines for Feb 20, 2018

    News Headlines for Feb 20, 2018
    “Golden Shares” May be Fool’s Gold for Lenders | Sherman & Howard L.L.C. – JDSupra ,Rebuilding Puerto Rico. Ricardo Rosselló Nevares, governor of Puerto Rico, joins the FT’s Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson…
Rank this Week: 16

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Feb 20

    Kirkland & Ellis Launches Tax Practice in Boston

    Kirkland & Ellis Launches Tax Practice in Boston
    Proskauer Rose's Scott Jones brings his private equity-focused tax practice to Kirkland's fast-growing Boston outpost.       
  • Feb 20

    Sidley Austin CMO Exits for Legal Software Startup

    Sidley Austin CMO Exits for Legal Software Startup
    Barry Solomon, who began his career as a Sidley Austin lawyer, says the Chicago-based Foundation Software Group can help law firms leverage their own data for better client development.       
  • Feb 19

    The Lawyer As Pimp

    The Lawyer As Pimp
    Although there's no indication that Michael Cohen procured Stormy Daniels and other women for President Trump's pleasure, the word captures the spirit of his job.       
Rank this Week: 17

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: 19

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 18

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 20

    EU court advisor: Poland logging unlawful

    EU court advisor: Poland logging unlawful
    The Advocate General at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) [official website], Yves Bot [official profile], issued an advisory opinion [text, PDF] on Tuesday finding the recent logging of Polish forests violates international law. In recent…
  • Feb 20

    UN expert voices concern of Israeli Supreme Court's torture ruling

    UN expert voices concern of Israeli Supreme Court's torture ruling
    Nils Melzer [official profile], the UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, voiced his concerns [press release] regarding the Israeli Supreme Court’s [official website] December…
  • Feb 20

    Special Counsel indicts attorney on false statement charges related to Russia investigation [updated]

    Special Counsel indicts attorney on false statement charges related to Russia investigation [updated]
    US Special Counsel Robert Mueller [official website] on Friday indicted [indictment, PDF] Attorney Alex van der Zwaan for false statements made during the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election. Van der…
Rank this Week: 20

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Feb 21

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Georgia Law School Yanying Zhang, Visiting Scholar, University of Georgia School of Law, presents today. Vanderbilt University Law School Leslie Kendrick, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, University...
  • Feb 19

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Ingrid Eagly, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law, presents today: Detaining...
  • Feb 18

    Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP – Cambridge, MA

    Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP – Cambridge, MA
    The Project on the Foundations of Private Law at Harvard Law School and the University of Texas School of Law host Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP March 29, 2018. Intellectual...
Rank this Week: 21

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: 22

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 24

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Dec 21

    Vibrant Ports, Healthy Port

    Vibrant Ports, Healthy Port
     by Cosmo Servidio I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the Mid-Atlantic Vibrant Ports – Healthy Ports workshop in Philadelphia. For me, having once worked for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, this event gave…
  • Nov 7

    Small Funds Leading to Big Impact

    Small Funds Leading to Big Impact
    By Alyssa Edwards Small funds don’t always mean small impacts. As the EPA’s Environmental Justice Small Grant program has shown us, oftentimes, very small funds, when put in the hands of community-based organizations (CBOs), can…
  • Nov 6

    25 Years of Environmental Justice at the EPA

    25 Years of Environmental Justice at the EPA
    by Danny Gogal For a quarter of a century, the EPA has worked to address the environmental and public health concerns of minority, low-income and indigenous communities.  I have been blessed to be a part of this effort since its ……
Rank this Week: 23

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 25

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 16

    Presidents Day

    Presidents Day
    The Uniform Monday Holiday Act in 1971 declares that Washington’s Birthday falls on the third Monday in February in the United States. It is also known as Washington’s Birthday, after George Washington, the first president of the…
  • Feb 14

    Valentine’s Day Quiz

    Valentine’s Day Quiz
    Can you name the U.S. Supreme Court Justice? 1.  It must have brought a Flood of emotions: his clerks wrote him a card on Valentine’s Day, 1985, that read “Respondents are red, petitioners are blue. We’re very lucky to…
  • Feb 12

    Millions Awarded to Graffiti Artist

    Millions Awarded to Graffiti Artist
    A BLS Library Blog post titled VARA and a Whitewashed Graffiti Mecca discussed a federal law suit brought by a group of plaintiff artists, under the Visual Artist Rights Act of 1990, against a defendant real estate developer in the US…
Rank this Week: 26

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
  • Feb 20

    OPINIONS – February 20, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 20, 2018
    Bullshoe v. State DA 17-0138 2018 MT 29N Civil – Postconviction Salsbery v. Korman DA 17-0525 2018 MT 28N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication State v. D. Iverson DA 16-0504 2018 MT 27 Criminal – DUI-Felony
  • Feb 14

    OPINIONS – February 13, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 13, 2018
    State v. C. Russell DA 16-0362 2018 MT 26 Criminal – DUI-Felony S P Brake Supply v. Daimler Truck DA 17-0222 2018 MT 25 Civil – Judicial Review Rimrock Chrysler v. MDOJ et al DA 17-0284 2018 MT 24 Civil – Judicial Review…
  • Feb 6

    OPINIONS – February 6, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 6, 2018
    State v. B. Williams DA 17-0077 2018 MT 19N Criminal – Other State v. M. Ailer DA 16-0240 2018 MT 18 Criminal – Theft State v. A. Jeffries DA 17-0225 2018 MT 17 Criminal – DUI State v. A. Porter DA 15-0744 2018 MT 16…
Rank this Week: 27

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 20

    New on LLRX – Learning from tech

    New on LLRX – Learning from tech
    Via LLRX – Learning from tech – Anna McGrane, COO of PacerPro, shares her insights on a 200 hour coding program structured to encourage participation in the training and the value of the learning environment. McGrane describes key…
  • Feb 20

    ‘Sad’ dog looking for kids to read to him is now all booked up

    ‘Sad’ dog looking for kids to read to him is now all booked up
    TODAY: “Twice a month, Sting visits a Minnesota library so that young kids can read to him as part of a program called Paws to Read. He’s participated for the last two years.”It’s meant to be a fun environment,”…
  • Feb 20

    What if technology could help improve conversations online?

    What if technology could help improve conversations online?
    “Discussing things you care about can be difficult. The threat of abuse and harassment online means that many people stop expressing themselves and give up on seeking different opinions. Introducing Perspective – Perspective is an…
Rank this Week: 28

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Aug 18

    Faculty Position - Richmond

    Faculty Position - Richmond
    Richmond is seeking to fill slots in the corporate area. See notice below: The University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill three tenure-track positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, including one in corporate/securities law.…
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
    CALL FOR PAPERS AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to…
  • Apr 4

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation
    Fifth Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: Call for Papers UCLA School of Law, in conjunction with the University of Richmond School of Law, Boston University School of Law, and University of Illinois College of Law,…
Rank this Week: 29

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Tragically, “Forever Young”

    Tragically, “Forever Young”
    My friend, Darin Detwiler, let me post this tonight for tomorrow. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the day the last of four young children died during the landmark 1993 “Jack in the Box” E. coli outbreak That child was…
  • Feb 16

    872 Sick with 164 Deaths are South African Listeria Lawsuits far away?

    872 Sick with 164 Deaths are South African Listeria Lawsuits far away?
    As of 14 February 2018, 872 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to NICD from all provinces since 01 January 2017 (Figure 1). Most cases have been reported from Gauteng Province (59%, 517/872) followed by Western Cape…
  • Feb 16

    94 in Iowa Sick with Salmonella Linked to Fareway Chicken Salad

    94 in Iowa Sick with Salmonella Linked to Fareway Chicken Salad
    94 Sick in Iowa, Chicken Salad sold at Fareway grocery stores in Iowa, as well as Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota. 28 – Confirmed Case Definition: Persons with Salmonella Typhimurium (confirmed or visual match to Pattern…
Rank this Week: 30

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/
  • Jan 11

    Prosecution dropped following defendant’s death

    Prosecution dropped following defendant’s death
    1-11-18 Georgia: Federal prosecutors asked for the dropping of charges against a man accused of committing sex crimes following the man’s death in December. A federal grand jury indicted Brian A. Temple, 55, in September 2015 for…
  • Jan 11

    Was homicide victim attacked because of his alleged history as sex offender? Detectives looking into the possibility

    Was homicide victim attacked because of his alleged history as sex offender? Detectives looking into the possibility
    1-9-18 California: A Los Angeles man who was stabbed more than 50 times and whose body was dumped near Rosamond may have been targeted in the belief that he was a sex offender, according to a search warrant. The slaying of Roderick White…
  • Dec 23

    Homeless man arrested in 2015 killing of convicted rapist

    Homeless man arrested in 2015 killing of convicted rapist
    12-22-17 Oregon: SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Springfield police say a homeless man has been arrested in the 2015 killing of a 71-year-old man. Sgt. David Lewis said in a news release that 50-year-old Edward Hughes was arrested Thursday night…
Rank this Week: 31

Human Rights in Ireland

Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law.

http://humanrights.ie/
  • Jan 20

    Repeal and Replace?

    Repeal and Replace?
    In the last week, while the members of the Oireachtas were making statements in response to the report of the Joint Committee on the 8th Amendment as well as the Citizens’ Assembly recommendations which it discussed, the spectre of…
  • Jan 15

    Shifting Sands Under the Abortion Debate

    Shifting Sands Under the Abortion Debate
    This guest post is contributed by Donnchadh O’Conaill, a post-doctorate researcher at the Department of Philosophy in the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. It is written and contributed in a personal capacity. This week the Dail…
  • Nov 7

    Liberty, the ICCL, and other NGO groups’ landmark challenge against the UK Government’s mass surveillance

    Liberty, the ICCL, and other NGO groups’ landmark challenge against the UK Government’s mass surveillance
    Today, 10 human rights organisations including the Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL) brought a court challenge against the lawfulness of the UK Government’s mass digital surveillance regime. They argued at the European Court of…
Rank this Week: 32

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
  • Feb 20

    Signs of Fraud

    Signs of Fraud
    There are many signs of fraud occurring within companies or with individuals. What are some of the signs we may see that indicate fraud is occurring? During a fraud investigation I am looking for signs that things are wrong. What clues may…
  • Feb 16

    Questions to Ask at the Start of a Fraud Investigation

    Questions to Ask at the Start of a Fraud Investigation
    In order to properly plan a fraud investigation, a fraud examiner needs to be able to ask good questions that extract valuable information about what needs to be done. The specific questions vary with each investigation, but the following are…
  • Feb 14

    Accounting 101: Parts of an Income Statement

    Accounting 101: Parts of an Income Statement
    A few of the videos I will post here are what I like to call “Accounting 101.” They have some basic accounting information for those who need a bit of a primer on how the accounting process works. This video focuses on the parts…
Rank this Week: 33

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
Rank this Week: 36

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Feb 21

    Guy Conger Has Been the Subject of a Regulatory Sanction

    Guy Conger Has Been the Subject of a Regulatory Sanction
    Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on February 20, 2017 indicate that Texas-based Money Concepts Capital Corporation broker/adviser Guy Conger has been sanctioned by FINRA in…
  • Feb 21

    Mark Degner Has Received a FINRA Sanction

    Mark Degner Has Received a FINRA Sanction
    Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on February 20, 2017 indicate that Oregon-based Ameriprise Financial Services broker/adviser Mark Degner has been sanctioned by FINRA in connection to…
  • Feb 21

    Charles Kenahan Has Been the Subject of a Pending Customer Complaint

    Charles Kenahan Has Been the Subject of a Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on February 20, 2018 indicate that Massachusetts-based Merrill Lynch broker/adviser Charles Kenahan has received a pending customer…
Rank this Week: 34

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Feb 21

    Roiphe & Green on Presidential Control of the Department of Justice

    Roiphe & Green on Presidential Control of the Department of Justice
    Rebecca Roiphe (New York Law School) & Bruce A. Green (Fordham University School of Law) have posted Can the President Control the Department of Justice? (Alabama Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: As the…
  • Feb 21

    Ouellette on "Are We Running Out of Trademarks?" by Beebe & Fromer

    Ouellette on "Are We Running Out of Trademarks?" by Beebe & Fromer
    Lisa Larrimore Ouellette (Stanford Law School) has posted Does Running Out of (Some) Trademarks Matter? (Harvard Law Review, Vol. 131, p. 116, 2018) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Professors Barton Beebe and Jeanne Fromer's empirical tour de…
  • Feb 21

    Siliquini-Cinelli on Lundstedt's "Legal Machinery"

    Siliquini-Cinelli on Lundstedt's "Legal Machinery"
    Luca Siliquini-Cinelli (Liverpool Hope University) has posted Vilhelm Lundstedt's ‘Legal Machinery’ and Apprehending Juristic Practice ((2018) 29(2) Law and Critique Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article aims to…
Rank this Week: 39

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Feb 21

    Today's Columns on Gun

    Today's Columns on Gun
    Amy Barnhorst in the New York Times: "The Mental Health System Can't Stop Mass Shooters" Saul Cornell in The Conversation: "Five Types of Gun Laws the Founding Fathers Loved" Steven Lubet in the Chicago Tribune: "What…
  • Feb 20

    Ben Windham

    Ben Windham
    I'm very sorry to hear that long-time Tuscaloosa News columnist Ben Windham has passed away at age 68. Ben was a real treasure for this southern university town. I thought from the moment I first get to know him, which...
  • Feb 20

    Howard University Law Teaching Fellowship

    Howard University Law Teaching Fellowship
    Howard University School of Law’s Thurgood Marshall Center for Civil Rights offers 2 Fellowships to support the research and professional development of candidates pursuing a career in law teaching. Launching in 2018, the Thurgood Marshall…
Rank this Week: 38

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • 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…
  • Feb 20

    Spend $3,000 on a vacation? Your call. On an investment? No way!

    Spend $3,000 on a vacation? Your call. On an investment? No way!
    “The SEC’s ‘accredited investor standard’ effectively means that most Americans — unless they have at least $1 million in assets or $200,000 in annual income — are increasingly cut off from investment…
  • Feb 20

    Housing roundup

    Housing roundup
    “One year ago, Portland enacted inclusionary zoning. One year later, “apartment construction in Portland has fallen off a cliff.”” [@michael_hendrix citing Dirk VanderHart, Portland Mercury] Better policy is to focus…
Rank this Week: 37

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
  • Feb 17

    What is the Automatic Stay and Who Does it Protect?

    What is the Automatic Stay and Who Does it Protect?
    The automatic stay is a powerful tool to protect debtors in bankruptcy cases.
  • Feb 6

    Why Surrendering Your Car or House in a Chapter 13 May Create Unexpected Problem

    Why Surrendering Your Car or House in a Chapter 13 May Create Unexpected Problem
    One of the more powerful tools available to you when you file a personal bankruptcy has to do with your option to cancel an installment contract and surrender secured collateral. This applies to all forms of secured collateral, including such…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 40

Accident Blog

Accident Blog

Covers personal injury, accident prevention, and consumer issues. By the Law Offices of Michael Pines.

http://seriousaccidents.com/blog/
  • May 30

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident

    Unsafe speeding results in tragic death following Del Sur car accident
    A young man has been charged with speeding and reckless driving after killing a local woman in a San Diego pedestrian accident. Lawrence Joseph Farry, 25, is facing misdemeanor charges including gross vehicular manslaughter after speeding…
  • Mar 4

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road

    Senior Drivers: 3 easy tips to avoid car accidents and stay safe on the road
    We recently reported on driving tips for teenage drivers, but senior drivers need just as much advice to stay current and safe on the road, and timing couldn’t be any better since next week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.
  • Dec 30

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?

    “Crash Tax” may outrage New Yorkers but did you know it already exists in California?
    New York City motorists may be in for a surprise once Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ordinance to collect “crash tax” becomes in-effect. The “crash tax” also referred to as an “accident tax” collects every time a car accident occurs.…
Rank this Week: 41

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Feb 20

    Tenant Salon Had No Duty to Clear Ice from Parking Lot

    Tenant Salon Had No Duty to Clear Ice from Parking Lot
    Where a business leased its store space in a shopping center, the lease provided that the landlord was responsible for the parking lot, and a customer entering the store had the option of parking on a clear parking lot and using clear…
  • Feb 9

    Sixteen-Year-Old Misrepresentation Claim Time-Barred

    Sixteen-Year-Old Misrepresentation Claim Time-Barred
    Where plaintiff could have discovered fire damage to her home by simply moving the refrigerator or looking in the HVAC return, the statute of limitations on her misrepresentation claims was not tolled under the discovery rule of the doctrine…
  • Feb 8

    Home Inspector Owes No Duty to Guest of Homebuyer

    Home Inspector Owes No Duty to Guest of Homebuyer
    The Tennessee Supreme Court recently refused to recognize liability for potential negligence from a home inspector to the third party guest of the purchaser of a home. In Grogan v. Uggla, No. M2014-01961-SC-R11-CV (Tenn. Nov. 21, 2017),…
Rank this Week: 44

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Feb 15

    Legal experts to brief sexual harassment panel at California Capitol

    Legal experts to brief sexual harassment panel at California Capitol
    Ann Ravel quoted by The Sacramento Bee, Feb. 15, 2018 “Commissioners who will carry out the mandates of the law should be appointed,” she said of the Federal Election Commission, earlier criticizing the agency’s Republican…
  • Feb 14

    California public sector unions are about to be gutted by Supreme Court conservative

    California public sector unions are about to be gutted by Supreme Court conservative
    Erwin Chemerinsky writes for The Sacramento Bee, Feb. 14, 2018 It will be a very significant blow to public employees’ unions in California and the more than 20 states that do not have right to work laws. In a society where corporations…
  • Feb 14

    Proposed housing bill should include language to prevent gentrification

    Proposed housing bill should include language to prevent gentrification
    Ethan Elkind quoted by Daily Bruin, Feb. 14, 2018 “I think that the concern (of gentrification) is overblown. We’re already seeing gentrification happening like crazy … and the reason it’s happening is that…
Rank this Week: 43

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 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…
Rank this Week: 42

The Blawgraphy

The Blawgraphy

By Luke Gilman at the University of Houston Law Center.

http://www.lukegilman.com/blawg
Rank this Week: 45