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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/
  • Apr 25

    Michael Cohen to Invoke 5th Am. in Stormy Daniels Case

    Michael Cohen to Invoke 5th Am. in Stormy Daniels Case
    Trump attorney Michael Cohen has asked the judge presiding over Stormy Daniels civil lawsuit to stay proceedings in the case because he is the subject of a criminal investigation by the FBI and Southern District of New York, as he would…
  • Apr 25

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    The Bill Cosby case has gone to the jury. Time for a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Apr 24

    Bernie's "Jobs for Everyone" Program

    Bernie's "Jobs for Everyone" Program
    Bernie Sanders has come up with a new plan for the government to hire every worker who wants a job at the rate of at least $15 an hour, plus health and retirement benefits. Sanders's jobs guarantee would fund hundreds of projects…
Rank this Week: 2

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: 3

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/
  • Apr 24

    [Eugene Volokh] Non-First-Amendment Objections to Anti-Libel Injunction

    [Eugene Volokh] Non-First-Amendment Objections to Anti-Libel Injunction
    In last week's post on Why Properly Crafted Injunctions Against Libel Are Constitutional, I put up a draft amicus brief that I plan to file tomorrow (on my own behalf) in the First Circuit, and asked for reader feedback. I got plenty of…
  • Apr 24

    [Ilya Somin] My "The Hill" Op Ed on the Bill of Rights and the Travel Ban

    [Ilya Somin] My "The Hill" Op Ed on the Bill of Rights and the Travel Ban
    Earlier today, The Hill published an op ed on the Bill of Rights and the travel ban, that I coauthored with Prof. Michael Mannheimer (who is also my coauthor on an amicus brief in the travel ban case). Here is an excerpt: The Supreme Court…
  • Apr 24

    [Eugene Volokh] A Volokh Conspiracy Reader Marriage

    [Eugene Volokh] A Volokh Conspiracy Reader Marriage
    I just got the most delightful e-mail, which I'm reproducing with the sender's permission (and, I assume, that of the people involved): I've been a long-time reader of the Conspiracy, going back to before you were at the Washington Post. I…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Apr 21

    Class v. United States, Docket No. 16-424

    Class v. United States, Docket No. 16-424
    Plea agreement: Waiver: Appeal (direct): Constitutional claims: Harlan, J.: Ames, J.:Blackledge v. Perry, 417 U. S. 21 (1974)Menna v. New York, 423 U. S. 61 (1975) (per curiam)United States v. Broce, 488 U. S. 563 (1989)A guilty plea, by…
  • Apr 20

    Pre-Merger Negotiations and Due Diligence

    Pre-Merger Negotiations and Due Diligence
    Republication:Avoiding antitrust pitfalls during pre-merger negotiations and due diligenceBy: Holly Vedova, Keitha Clopper, and Clarke Edwards, Bureau of Competition, FTCMarch 20, 2018…
  • Apr 13

    USITC Institutes Section 337 Investigation

    USITC Institutes Section 337 Investigation
    April 13, 2018News Release 18-043Inv. No. 337-TA-1108Republicationhttps://www.usitc.gov/press_room/news_release/2018/er0413ll933.htmUSITC INSTITUTES SECTION 337 INVESTIGATION OF CERTAIN JUMP ROPE SYSTEMSThe U.S. International Trade Commission…
Rank this Week: 5

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 6

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: 7

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/
  • Apr 25

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk

    Recent Statutory Instruments – legislation.gov.uk
    The Tribunal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2018 The First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal (Chambers) (Amendment) Order 2018 The Double Taxation Relief and International Tax Enforcement (Kyrgyzstan) Order 2018 The European Union (Definition of…
  • Apr 25

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Supreme Court Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood [2018] UKSC 22 (25 April 2018) Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Ryanair Ltd v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2018] EWCA Civ 899 (24 April 2018) Khrapunov…
  • Apr 25

    Ellie Butler report warns of further deaths unless failures put right – The Guardian

    Ellie Butler report warns of further deaths unless failures put right – The Guardian
    ‘Deaths like that of six-year-old Ellie Butler, who was murdered by her father, could keep happening unless failures in child protection are quickly corrected, a report obtained by the Guardian has warned.’ Full StoryThe Guardian,…
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Apr 25

    VESPRI SICILANI'S CUORE DI CIOCCOLATO

    VESPRI SICILANI'S CUORE DI CIOCCOLATO
    Cuore di Cioccolato - $9.95 -- with a side of pistachio ice cream @ Trattoria Vespri Siciliani (Boca Raton)
  • Apr 25

    VESPRI SICILIANI'S CASSATA SICILIANA

    VESPRI SICILIANI'S CASSATA SICILIANA
    Vespri Siciliani’s “Cassata Siciliana” — marzipan, ricotta cheese, chocolate chips, cinnamon, sugar ($9.95) — is an outstanding dessert. (When in the area, make a point of trying it!) @ Trattoria Vespri…
  • Apr 25

    VESPRI SICILIANI'S CANNOLO SICILIANO

    VESPRI SICILIANI'S CANNOLO SICILIANO
    While I’m usually not a fan, I thoroughly enjoyed Vespri Siciliani’s “Cannolo Siciliano” — Sicilian biscuit, ricotta cheese, chocolate, sugar, cinnamon, chocolate chips ($8.95). @ Trattoria Vespri Siciliani…
Rank this Week: 9

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Apr 24

    Supreme Court hears arguments in Texas redistricting case

    Supreme Court hears arguments in Texas redistricting case
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral arguments in two matters Tuesday: Abbott v. Perez and Animal Science Products v. Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical Co. [transcripts, PDF]. Abbott is two consolidated cases that concern…
  • Apr 24

    Belgium court sentences suspect in Paris attacks to 20 year

    Belgium court sentences suspect in Paris attacks to 20 year
    A Belgian court on Monday sentenced Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, to 20 years in prison for attempted murder of three police officers during a 2016 shootout. After the Paris attacks, Salah had fled to…
  • Apr 24

    Second Circuit blocks plan to suspend fuel economy penalty increase

    Second Circuit blocks plan to suspend fuel economy penalty increase
    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals [official website] on Monday vacated [order, PDF] a decision by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) [official website] to delay increases of fines paid by automakers under the…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Vazquez v. Sessions 17-1304 Issue: Whether a conviction under a state criminal statute whose plain terms sweep in more conduct than a corresponding federal offense can be a categorical match with that…
  • Apr 25

    Afternoon round-up: Today’s oral argument in Trump v. Hawaii

    Afternoon round-up: Today’s oral argument in Trump v. Hawaii
    Today the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Trump v. Hawaii, a challenge to the latest version of the Trump administration’s entry ban. Amy Howe has this blog’s analysis, which was first published at Howe on the Court. She…
  • Apr 25

    Now available on Oyez: Oral argument audio aligned with the transcript in Trump v. Hawaii

    Now available on Oyez: Oral argument audio aligned with the transcript in Trump v. Hawaii
    Oyez has posted the aligned audio and transcript from today’s oral argument in Trump v. Hawaii. The aligned audio and transcripts for the other arguments heard this week will be posted on Friday.     The post Now available on…
Rank this Week: 11

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 25

    re3data is a registry of research data repositories from across the globe

    re3data is a registry of research data repositories from across the globe
    Robert Ulrich, KIT Library, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology – “Research data are valuable and ubiquitous. But the sustainable availability of research data is a challenge for all stakeholders in the scientific community and…
  • Apr 25

    Treasury Encourages Taxpayers To Check Withholding Amount

    Treasury Encourages Taxpayers To Check Withholding Amount
    “As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, many Americans will see more money in their paychecks due to changes that include the increase in the standard deduction and lower tax rates and brackets. Treasury wants to encourage all…
  • Apr 25

    OECD – How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries’ Economie

    OECD – How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries’ Economie
    “How Immigrants Contribute to Developing Countries’ Economies is the result of a project carried out by the OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organization, with support from the European Union. The report covers…
Rank this Week: 12

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 13

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 14

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: 15

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Bluebonnets theme repeated on CBS Sunday Morning on 22 April 2018

    Bluebonnets theme repeated on CBS Sunday Morning on 22 April 2018
    The CBS "moment of nature" on 22 April 2018 was a field of bluebonnets in Texas.This has been a previous…
  • Apr 20

    CAFC addresses 101 issues in "Voter Verified" case from ND FL

    CAFC addresses 101 issues in "Voter Verified" case from ND FL
    Voter Verified, Inc. (“Voter Verified”) appeals from theUnited States District Court for the Northern District ofFlorida’s dismissal under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) of itsclaim for patent infringement, holding that the claims…
  • Apr 20

    CAFC examines inventor rights, "hired to invent" doctrine in James case

    CAFC examines inventor rights, "hired to invent" doctrine in James case
    The CAFC reversed CD Cal in the James case, which involved correction of inventorship:In this action against j2 Cloud Services, LLC and AdvancedMessaging Technologies, Inc. (AMT), GregoryJames asserts a claim for correction of inventorship…
Rank this Week: 16

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 25

    Brooks Reviews Tillotson's The Citizen-Taxpayer And The Rise Of Canadian Democracy

    Brooks Reviews Tillotson's The Citizen-Taxpayer And The Rise Of Canadian Democracy
    Kim Brooks (Schulich School of Law), Canadians Can Be Unruly, See For Yourself (JOTWELL) (reviewing Shirley Tillotson (Dalhousie University), Give and Take: The Citizen-Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy (2017)): Some of my favourite…
  • Apr 25

    Maynard: The NCAA Infringes On The Freedom Of Familie

    Maynard: The NCAA Infringes On The Freedom Of Familie
    Goldburn P. Maynard Jr. (Louisville), They’re Watching You: How the NCAA Infringes on the Freedom of Families, 2018 Wis. L. Rev. Forward 1: The NCAA’s surveillance of the family and enforcement of its rules amounts to a consumption…
  • Apr 25

    The Top Feeder Colleges For Law School Applicant

    The Top Feeder Colleges For Law School Applicant
    AccessLex, Law School Applicants by Degrees: A Per Capita Analysis of the Top Feeder Schools: In this research publication, AccessLex Institute explores "applicant concentration" at the top 240 feeder schools, as published in the…
Rank this Week: 18

The Harvard Law School Corporate…

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog

Covers boards of directors, corporate elections, executive compensation, practice insights, legal developments, securities regulation, and Sarbanes-Oxley. Sponsored by the HLS Corporate Governance Program.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov
  • Apr 25

    Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation: 2017 Full-Year Review

    Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation: 2017 Full-Year Review
    In the 25th anniversary edition of NERA’s annual study, Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation, we examine trends in securities class action filings and resolutions in 2017. New findings discussed in this year’s…
  • Apr 25

    A Second Bite at the Apple? Shareholder Activists and Tardy Director Nomination

    A Second Bite at the Apple? Shareholder Activists and Tardy Director Nomination
    Now that we are midway into the 2018 proxy season, most deadlines for shareholder submissions of director nominations for upcoming annual meetings have come and gone. Nevertheless, shareholder activists who have missed a nomination deadline…
  • Apr 24

    How to Be a Good Board Chair

    How to Be a Good Board Chair
    What do good board chairs do in and outside the board room? To explore this questions, INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre launched a research project that included a survey of 200 board chairs from 31 countries, 80 interviews with chairs, and…
Rank this Week: 17

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Apr 25

    April 25 roundup

    April 25 roundup
    New suits claim lack of web accessibility features in online employment applications violates California’s ADA equivalent law [Kristina M. Launey & Myra Villamor, Seyfarth Shaw] Sugar in candy? Who knew? [John O’Brien and John…
  • Apr 24

    Supreme Court further reels in Alien Tort Statute

    Supreme Court further reels in Alien Tort Statute
    In my new Cato piece, I welcome the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Jesner v. Arab Bank, in which it continued its series of cases cabining the for-a-while-adventurous scope courts had begun to assign to the Alien Tort Claims Act of…
  • Apr 24

    Campus climate roundup

    Campus climate roundup
    Applicants for faculty positions at UC San Diego must file written statement detailing “past efforts, as well as future plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion,” and are warned that lip service isn’t enough [Stephen…
Rank this Week: 19

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Apr 25

    Dechert Adds International Trade Chair From Hughes Hubbard

    Dechert Adds International Trade Chair From Hughes Hubbard
    As headlines over sanctions and tariffs multiply, Hughes Hubbard partners F. Amanda DeBusk and Melissa Duffy are moving their practices to Dechert in D.C.       
  • Apr 25

    Goodwin Procter Adds Pair of Lawyers in Boston, New York

    Goodwin Procter Adds Pair of Lawyers in Boston, New York
    Goodwin Procter, a firm on a growth surge, has added two more partners to its ranks in two cities.       
  • Apr 25

    Ian Samuel is Shaming Big Law—And It's Working

    Ian Samuel is Shaming Big Law—And It's Working
    The Harvard Law School lecturer and co-host of the "First Mondays" podcast created a huge uproar when he tweeted that Munger, Tolles & Olson required that summer associates agree to arbitration in their employment…
Rank this Week: 22

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 21

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: 20

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: 23

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/
  • Apr 25

    Blecher-Prigat on Contested Parentage & Relationships Between Prospective Parent

    Blecher-Prigat on Contested Parentage & Relationships Between Prospective Parent
    Ayelet Blecher-Prigat (The Academic College for Law & Science) has posted Conceiving Parents (Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article revisits the contested question of parentage…
  • Apr 25

    MacLeod on Property as a Metaphysical Right

    MacLeod on Property as a Metaphysical Right
    Adam MacLeod (Faulkner University - Thomas Goode Jones School of Law) has posted Metaphysical Right and Practical Obligations (University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 48, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Richard Weaver was correct.…
  • Apr 25

    Berger, Stanchi, & Crawford on Feminist Rewriting of Judicial Opinion

    Berger, Stanchi, & Crawford on Feminist Rewriting of Judicial Opinion
    Linda L. Berger (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law), Kathryn Stanchi (Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law), & Bridget J. Crawford (Pace University School of Law) have posted Rewriting Judicial…
Rank this Week: 28

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Apr 25

    Cosmic injunction

    Cosmic injunction
    Not much discussion of universal injunction in Wednesday's argument in Trump v. Hawaii. The one real exchange occurred late in Neal Katyal's argument for Hawaii, prompted by Justice Gorsuch, who questioned the "troubling rise of this…
  • Apr 25

    What is Moral Risk?

    What is Moral Risk?
    Suppose you're rather sure that eating meat is perfectly fine. Indeed, you're 80% confident that non-human animals have no right to life and no great harm occurs when they are slaughtered for food. So you can go on eating meat, right? Not so…
  • Apr 25

    Sponsored Post: Teaching Bus Orgs in the real world

    Sponsored Post: Teaching Bus Orgs in the real world
    The following post is by Michael A. Chasalow, Director of the Small Business Clinic and Clinical Professor of Law at USC Gould School of Law, and is sponsored by West Academic. A successful Business Organizations course needs to cover a broad…
Rank this Week: 26

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    Transcript and Audio of Arguments in Trump v. Hawaii Now Available

    Transcript and Audio of Arguments in Trump v. Hawaii Now Available
    The full transcript and full audio recordings of today's oral arguments before the Supreme Court in Trump v. Hawaii are now available. At issue is the legality of the third version of President Trump's ban on travel to the U.S. by nationals…
  • Apr 25

    Evangelicals Organizing For Mid-Term Election

    Evangelicals Organizing For Mid-Term Election
    A New York Times article posted yesterday reports:The conservative Christian coalition that helped usher President Trump into power in 2016 is planning its largest midterm election mobilization ever, with volunteers fanning out from the…
  • Apr 25

    Supreme Court Will Hear Oral Arguments In Travel Ban Case Today

    Supreme Court Will Hear Oral Arguments In Travel Ban Case Today
    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this morning in Trump v. Hawaii, a challenge to the legality of the most recent version of President Trump's controversial "travel ban."  As explained by this argument preview from…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Apr 25

    Scam soliciting money for fallen officers in wake of Dallas shooting

    Scam soliciting money for fallen officers in wake of Dallas shooting
    Grits just got a scam robocall from something called the National Police and Troopers Association, which apparently has an affiliation with the national AFL-CIO' International Union of Police Officers, trying to collect donations in the wake…
  • Apr 24

    TXDoT waived $1.3 billion in defaulted toll late fees; shouldn't old DRP surcharges also be waived?

    TXDoT waived $1.3 billion in defaulted toll late fees; shouldn't old DRP surcharges also be waived?
    The Texas Department of Transportation has announced it will waive $1.3 billion dollars in late fees on toll fines,  The agency had sent 2.2 million accounts to collections agencies last year, alone, reported KXAN.The change comes after…
  • Apr 24

    Judges explain need for bail reform; Exonerated, Exonerating; and other storie

    Judges explain need for bail reform; Exonerated, Exonerating; and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends which merit readers attention:Judges explain need for bail reformSee Harris County District Judges Mike Fields and Darrell Jordan, a Republican and a Democrat, respectively, discussing the need for bipartisan bail…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Apr 25

    Most Unusual Campaign Ad of 2018 (So Far)

    Most Unusual Campaign Ad of 2018 (So Far)
    The year is young, but Katie Hill has set the bar, er, high, for unusual and arresting campaign ads. Ms. Hill is running for Congress in California’s 25th district. All I know about her besides what is on her issues … Continue…
  • Apr 21

    Grossman on We Robot 2018

    Grossman on We Robot 2018
    In what has become an annual tradition, Wendy Grossman provides the best write-up of We Robot 2018 you are going to read. See you in Miami next year! The post Grossman on We Robot 2018 appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Apr 21

    Parody Project

    Parody Project
    Parody Project’s “Confounds the Sciednce”, says David Brin, is “One of the best pieces of musical political satire I’ve seen in years!“: Parody Project are prolific. Leaving the science tag, I like What…
Rank this Week: 27

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    Johnson on Buggery and Parliament

    Johnson on Buggery and Parliament
    Paul Johnson, University of York, has posted Buggery and Parliament, 1533-2017:Over nearly five centuries the UK Parliament, and its earlier incarnations, frequently legislated to ensure the regulation and punishment of buggery, a form of…
  • Apr 25

    Brady on Metes and Bound

    Brady on Metes and Bound
    Maureen (Molly) Brady, University of Virginia School of Law, has posted The Forgotten History of Metes and Bounds, which is forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal:Since the settling of the American colonies, property boundaries have been…
  • Apr 24

    A Plea for Local Court Record

    A Plea for Local Court Record
    In my final post, I want to end with a plea, or better yet, a pitch. Use local court records, in your research and your teaching, and if you have the power to do so, help preserve them. These records are important for the stories they tell…
Rank this Week: 30

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 25

    Deportations Under ICE's Secure Communities Program

    Deportations Under ICE's Secure Communities Program
    Immediately upon assuming office, President Trump issued an Executive Order terminating what was known as the Priority Enforcement Program (PEP) and "reinstat[ing] the immigration [enforcement] program known as 'Secure…
  • Apr 25

    Oral Argument in Trump v. Hawaii/Travel Ban Case

    Oral Argument in Trump v. Hawaii/Travel Ban Case
    Neal K. Katyal for respondents (Art Lien) Here is the audio to the oral arguments in the Supreme Court in the travel ban case (Trump v. Hawaii) this morning. The transcript is here. Reports (and here) see the Court as...
  • Apr 25

    Immigration policies can make the difference between life and death for newborn US children

    Immigration policies can make the difference between life and death for newborn US children
    Maria Rodriguez , Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University \ Jens Hainmueller, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University From The Conversation: The health of…
Rank this Week: 29

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
  • Apr 25

    OPINIONS – April 24, 2018

    OPINIONS – April 24, 2018
    Marriage of Farmer and Cassady DA 17-0523 2018 MT 101N Civil – Domestic Relations State v. R. Mascarena DA 16-0679 2018 MT 100N Criminal – Dangerous Drugs State v. R. Wick DA 17-0185 2018 MT 99N Criminal – Revocation State…
  • Apr 19

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2018

    CORRECTED OPINION – April 19, 2018
    State v. C. Ankeny DA 15-0238 2018 MT 91 Criminal – Assault-Partner/Family
  • Apr 18

    OPINIONS – April 17, 2018

    OPINIONS – April 17, 2018
    State v. D. Zimmerman DA 16-0687 2018 MT 94 Criminal – DUI-Felony State v. M. Lau DA 15-0270 2018 MT 93 Criminal – Homicide-Deliberate State v. D. Sherlock DA 16-0705 2018 MT 92 Criminal – Justice Court Appeal State v. C.…
Rank this Week: 31

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
  • Apr 25

    Call for Papers: AIDA Europe Research Series on Insurance Law and Regulation, “Insurance and Human Rights”

    Call for Papers: AIDA Europe Research Series on Insurance Law and Regulation, “Insurance and Human Rights”
    “The Editorial Board of the new AIDA Europe Research Series on Insurance Law and Regulation hereby issues an invitation for the submission of academic papers that examine the impact of...
  • Apr 25

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Traci Burch, Associate Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University, and Research Professor, American Bar Foundation, presents today: The Effects of Police Use of Lethal Force...
  • Apr 24

    CFP: First IP Researchers Europe Seminar – Geneva

    CFP: First IP Researchers Europe Seminar – Geneva
    The School of Law of the University of Geneva (UNIGE), in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO), is pleased to announce the...
Rank this Week: 32

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Apr 25

    News Headlines for Apr 25, 2018

    News Headlines for Apr 25, 2018
    Toys ‘R’ Us sets up $156 million fund for trade claims: lawyer ,Sohn Investing 2018: An Insider’s Recap – TheStreet ,CARW retail event presenters talk Bonton fallout – Milwaukee – Milwaukee Business Journal…
  • Apr 25

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 25, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Apr 25, 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.…
  • Apr 24

    News Headlines for Apr 24, 2018

    News Headlines for Apr 24, 2018
    Sears CEO Offers to Buy Kenmore, Other Units – WSJ ,Opinion: Sears CEO Eddie Lampert Looks Like He Is Sucking Company Dry – TheStreet ,Toys ‘R’ Us and Bankruptcy: Death by Disruption, Not Debt | CLS Blue Sky Blog…
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International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
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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/
  • Apr 24

    Excluded For Exceeding Limited License

    Excluded For Exceeding Limited License
    The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board excluded a limited license holder from practice The Respondent graduated from law school in 2004. He then took the Virginia Bar Exam in 2004, which he failed. In 2005, the Respondent took the West...
  • Apr 24

    Notice Sufficient, Default Not Vacated

    Notice Sufficient, Default Not Vacated
    An immediate suspension has been ordered by the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department The Attorney Grievance Committee (Committee) has charged respondent with three violations of the New York Rules of Professional…
  • Apr 24

    Moonlight In Wisconsin

    Moonlight In Wisconsin
    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has imposed a one-year suspension of an attorney Attorney Trupke was admitted to the practice of law in Wisconsin in 2002. She resides in Oregon, Wisconsin. Attorney Trupke has not previously been the subject of…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 36

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Apr 25

    FTC charges LendingClub with deceiving consumer

    FTC charges LendingClub with deceiving consumer
    The Federal Trade Commission has charged the LendingClub Corporation with falsely promising consumers that they would receive a loan with “no hidden fees,” when, in actuality, the company deducted hundreds or even thousands of…
  • Apr 25

    Guy Who Goes by Nickname "Mick" Doesn't Want CFPB Known by Nickname

    Guy Who Goes by Nickname "Mick" Doesn't Want CFPB Known by Nickname
    by Jeff Sovern Acting CFPB Director John Michael Mulvaney, known as "Mick," has been making a big deal about the fact that the name of the CFPB, or Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the Dodd-Frank Act is the Bureau of...
  • Apr 24

    What Would You Like to See in a Consumer Law Casebook?

    What Would You Like to See in a Consumer Law Casebook?
    By Jeff Sovern During next month’s Teaching Consumer Law Conference, I intend to survey the audience about what topics they would like to have in a consumer law casebook, as part of the process of preparing the fifth edition of...
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Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 19

    Registration Now Open - COSELL XIII - South Carolina, Sept. 27-29

    Registration Now Open - COSELL XIII - South Carolina, Sept. 27-29
    COSELL XIII Registration Now Open: available here!!! Registration is now open for The Thirteenth Annual Colloquium On Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law (COSELL), which will be held at the University of South Carolina School of Law in…
  • Apr 17

    Symposium on Animus, Bill Araiza's book, at Stetson

    Symposium on Animus, Bill Araiza's book, at Stetson
    Friend-of-the-blog, Jason Bent (Stetson) shared news of a symposium at Stetson this Friday that sounds like it will be of interest to many of our readers: On Friday, April 20, the Stetson Law Review is hosting a symposium exploring the...
  • Apr 17

    Arbitration Panel Takes Wrong Turn on Labor Dispute Arising Under Free Trade Agreement

    Arbitration Panel Takes Wrong Turn on Labor Dispute Arising Under Free Trade Agreement
    Lance Compa (Cornell ILR) sends us word of a report describing the "wrong turn" taken by an arbitration panel in the first-ever case decided under the labor chapter of a free trade agreement. The case involves worker's rights…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Apr 25

    We Talk About Death to Enjoy Life: Why T&E Lawyers and Professors are the Happiest of the Lot

    We Talk About Death to Enjoy Life: Why T&E Lawyers and Professors are the Happiest of the Lot
    Trusts & Estates profs may enjoy this book review over at the New Statesman written by Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury. Williams reviews four popular press books, three of which have been published in the last six…
  • Apr 25

    The Persistence of Holocaust Memory

    The Persistence of Holocaust Memory
    Much was made recently of the survey result (see page four at the link) indicating that 41% of Americans do not know what Auschwitz was. The general theme of the coverage was that this number was a worrisome indication that...
  • Apr 24

    One More Reason To Sanction Charleston School of Law

    One More Reason To Sanction Charleston School of Law
    Charleston Law School was tied for fifth with Thomas Jefferson in my list of the least selective law schools in the country for the 2017 entering class, with LSATs of 148/145/142. In another recent column, I noted that Charleston had...
Rank this Week: 42

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Apr 25

    A Rando Named Randa

    A Rando Named Randa
    Some angry random person twitted some ridiculously outrageous crap about former First Lady Barbara Bush and everybody went nuts. “Conservatives keep sparking ‘free speech’ battles. When a Muslim professor tweeted about…
  • Apr 25

    DNA’s Itinerant Nature

    DNA’s Itinerant Nature
    So much of our beliefs about “who done it” is conclusively wrapped up in the gold standard of identification, DNA. It’s not just all scienc-y, but good, solid repeatable science. Sure, there are tons of quibbles about the…
  • Apr 24

    Evidence Subverted: Will Cosby Get A Fair Trial?

    Evidence Subverted: Will Cosby Get A Fair Trial?
    The first trial ended in a hung jury, to the consternation and outrage of onlookers certain that there could be no outcome other than conviction. The difference was that the jury heard evidence. This time, the atmosphere may be different.…
Rank this Week: 40

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 24

    The Date of Corfield v. Coryell

    The Date of Corfield v. Coryell
    Here’s an interesting tidbit that came up recently in conversation. The year given in the cite that everyone uses for Corfield v. Coryell is 1823. If you read the report on the case, though, you learn that the opinion came out in…
  • Apr 23

    “Pay No Attention To That Man Behind the Curtain”

    “Pay No Attention To That Man Behind the Curtain”
    This is the basic question that the Court will confront when the “travel ban” case is heard later this week. If the Justices focus on only the formal aspects of the case, then the President’s executive order could well be…
  • Apr 20

    Bingham and Grant

    Bingham and Grant
    It’s been nearly five years since I published my biography of John Bingham. Some recent interactions with other scholars doing work on him raised the question of whether anything that’s happened since 2013 would lead me to change…
Rank this Week: 39

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 41

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 25

    INVITATION TO BOOK LAUNCH

    INVITATION TO BOOK LAUNCH
    BOOK LAUNCH The African Foundation for International Law  and the International Institute of Social Studies at Erasmus University, kindly invites you to the launch of ‘International Courts and the African Woman Judge:…
  • Apr 24

    Introducing Madalyn K. Wasilczuk

    Introducing Madalyn K. Wasilczuk
    It is our great pleasure to welcome our new IntLawGrrls Contributor Madalyn K. Wasilczuk! Madalyn is a Clinical Teaching Fellow in the Cornell Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide, where she works with the International Human Rights Clinic…
  • Apr 24

    Applying the death penalty to drug dealers is never ‘appropriate’. It violates international law.

    Applying the death penalty to drug dealers is never ‘appropriate’. It violates international law.
    On Wednesday, March 21, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo implementing President Trump’s plan to “get tough” on the opioid epidemic: the death penalty for drug dealers. Session’s memo “strongly…
Rank this Week: 43

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    PAGV

    PAGV
    Nothing surprises us anymore.Judges in Broward throw fits from the bench.POTUS is best friends with the French.And now, in a shocking missive, our intrepid State Attorney has written to us to let us know she is against gun violence!…
  • Apr 22

    PRISONERS DILLEMA PART 2 APPEARING IN BROWARD

    PRISONERS DILLEMA PART 2 APPEARING IN BROWARD
    Want to know what's good about being in a Broward court before a Broward Judge? .....after more than thirty-five years of practice when we think of something we will let you know. Here is Broward Judge Merrillee Ehrlich having a total…
  • Apr 20

    PRISONER'S DILEMMA

    PRISONER'S DILEMMA
    Long time and careful readers of this blog know that Rumpole has a modest expertise in Game Theory, with a keen interest in the Nash Equilibrium and it's application to real life legal decision making. In Prisoner's Dilemma, we examine…
Rank this Week: 48

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.

https://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Internal Revenue Service Guidelines and retirement advisory opinion letter

    Internal Revenue Service Guidelines and retirement advisory opinion letter
    The Internal Revenue Service has begun issuing opinion/advisory letters for pre-approved defined benefit retirement plans restated for the 2012 Cumulative List, and changes the pre-approved plan program for cash balance plans.The NY…
  • Apr 16

    Posting a parody of a Facebook page and Free Speech Right

    Posting a parody of a Facebook page and Free Speech Right
    Posting a parody of a Facebook page and Free Speech Rights Novak v. The City of Parma, et al., 17-CV-2148 (N.D. Ohio)Hodgson Russ, LLP, a law firm with offices in Albany, New York, Buffalo, New York, Saratoga Springs, New York and New…
  • Apr 11

    Reassigning a member of the President's Cabinet to another Cabinet position

    Reassigning a member of the President's Cabinet to another Cabinet position
    Recently there has been speculation in the media that should the incumbent Attorney General be dismissed or the position otherwise becomes vacant, the President could appoint another member of the Cabinet to the position without having to…
Rank this Week: 44