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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

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: 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/
  • Sep 21

    D.C. Appeals Court Rules Sting-Ray Devices Unconstitutional

    D.C. Appeals Court Rules Sting-Ray Devices Unconstitutional
    The D.C. Court of Appeals has overturned the convictions of a man named Prince Jones because the police employed a "sting ray" (cell-site simulator) device without a warrant. The opinion is here. We agree with Mr. Jones that the…
  • Sep 21

    Insurers Balk at Republican Health Care Plan

    Insurers Balk at Republican Health Care Plan
    Does anyone not hate the proposed Republican health care bill? Major insurance companies joined the opposition to the bill today. The two major trade groups for insurers, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and America’s Health…
  • Sep 20

    Happy Rosh Hashanah and Open Thread

    Happy Rosh Hashanah and Open Thread
    Today is the beginning of the High Holy Days for those of the Jewish faith. The ten day period begins tonight at sundown with Rosh Hashanah (the new year), and ends in 10 days with Yom Kippur (day of atonement). The customary greeting…
Rank this Week: 3

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 8

    60 Month Sentence in Pennsylvania Loan Fraud

    60 Month Sentence in Pennsylvania Loan Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Zaki M. Bey, 39, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 60 months in prison. Bey previously pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit loan and bank fraud, one count of conspiracy to defraud…
  • Sep 8

    Phoenix Family Members Sentenced in FNMA REO Fraud

    Phoenix Family Members Sentenced in FNMA REO Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Daphne Iatridis, 59, and her husband, Arthur Telles, 59, were each sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered to forfeit 26 fraudulently purchased properties to the United States. Both had previously…
  • Sep 6

    California Loan Broker Indicted for Wire Fraud

    California Loan Broker Indicted for Wire Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Hooshang Noori, a loan broker who operated Finance for Americans, Corp, doing business as Pacific Realty, Lake Forest, California, was indicted on one count of wire fraud in the Central District of California. According…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Sep 21

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Richard Posner’s ‘bats––– crazy’ new book

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Richard Posner’s ‘bats––– crazy’ new book
    Judge Richard Posner surprised the legal world with his unexpected retirement from the bench. Subsequent media reports indicate that disputes with his colleagues on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit helped spur his decision. Most…
  • Sep 21

    [Eugene Volokh] Court rejects Feminist Majority Foundation’s demand that public university block access to Yik Yak

    [Eugene Volokh] Court rejects Feminist Majority Foundation’s demand that public university block access to Yik Yak
    That’s what happened Tuesday, in Feminist Majority Foundation v. Univ. of Mary Washington (E.D. Va.). In 2014-2015, several members of Feminists United — a University of Mary Washington club affiliated with the Feminist…
  • Sep 21

    [Thomas Mulligan] Libertarianism vs. meritocracy

    [Thomas Mulligan] Libertarianism vs. meritocracy
    The American Dream is a meritocratic ideal.  Our national ethos is that no one should be guaranteed prosperity, but all citizens should have an equal opportunity to pursue it through their merit.  What a person can become should…
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

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/
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Aug 28

    Williams v. Super. Ct., S227228

    Williams v. Super. Ct., S227228
    Discovery & objections: Class action: Standing: Affirmative defense: Summary judgment: Fishing expeditions:In the absence of privilege, the right to discovery in this state is a broad one, to be construed liberally so that parties may…
  • Aug 22

    P. v. Hopson, S228193

    P. v. Hopson, S228193
    Sixth Amendment (confrontation right): Fourteenth Amendment: Hearsay: Civil-law mode of criminal procedure: Harmless beyond a reasonable doubt:Defendant R. L. H. was tried on charges that she, along with her boyfriend, J. Thomas, was…
  • Aug 22

    P. v. Valencia, S223825

    P. v. Valencia, S223825
    Wobblers:Wobblers are a special class of crimes involving conduct that varies widely in its level of seriousness, and may therefore be chargeable or . . . punishable as either a felony or a misdemeanor. (People v. Park (2013) 56 Cal.4th 782,…
Rank this Week: 9

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Sep 21

    News Headlines for Sep 21, 2017

    News Headlines for Sep 21, 2017
    Venezuela Said to Be Late on $185 Million Sovereign Bond Payment ,Brickley’s Take: RadioShack Creditors Debate Sprint Over Legal Forum ,A Surprise Bump in Bad Card Loans , ,Amazon’s Whole Foods Price Cuts Brought 25% Jump in…
  • Sep 21

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Sep 21, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Sep 21, 2017
    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.…
  • Sep 20

    Read Issue #164 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #164 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #164) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
Rank this Week: 10

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 21

    America’s Best Cities for Public Transportation

    America’s Best Cities for Public Transportation
    24/7 Wall St: “In a report card assessing the nation’s infrastructure issued by the American Society of Civil Engineers, transit in the United States received a grade of D-. Despite increasing demand, much of the nation’s…
  • Sep 21

    Know Your Rights: Whistleblower Protections for Federal Sector Employee

    Know Your Rights: Whistleblower Protections for Federal Sector Employee
    POGO – Know Your Rights: Whistleblower Protections for Federal Sector Employees. “The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) has put together this web resource to help federal sector employees learn more about their whistleblower…
  • Sep 21

    Highly ideological members of Congress have more FB followers than moderates do

    Highly ideological members of Congress have more FB followers than moderates do
    Pew: “The most liberal and conservative members of the 115th Congress have attracted more Facebook followers than moderates, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis [See full methodology here (PDF).]. In both legislative…
Rank this Week: 11

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

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

    ACLU sues Michigan over same-sex adoption

    ACLU sues Michigan over same-sex adoption
    The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan (ACLU) [advocacy website] filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] on Wednesday to challenge Michigan’s practice of permitting state-contracted and tax-funded child placement agencies to use…
  • Sep 21

    ACLU and Planned Parenthood seek injunction against Maine abortion law

    ACLU and Planned Parenthood seek injunction against Maine abortion law
    [JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ACLU of Maine and Planned Parenthood [advocacy websites] on Wednesday challenged [complaint] a Maine law requiring abortions to be performed by a physician. 22 MRS §1598 [statute]…
  • Sep 21

    UK judge: court ruling not needed in life-support decision

    UK judge: court ruling not needed in life-support decision
    [JURIST] A judge for the UK’s Court of Protection [official website] ruled [decision, PDF] Wednesday that there is no obligation for judicial consent to end care of patients in a permanent vegetative state. Justice Peter Jackson…
Rank this Week: 12

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Kenosha Unified School District No. 1 Board of Education v. Whitaker 17-301 Issues: (1) Whether a school policy requiring boys and girls to use separate bathroom facilities that correspond to their…
  • Sep 21

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    In The Wall Street Journal, Jess Bravin reports on Tuesday’s confirmation of Noel Francisco as solicitor general, noting that “[t]he Senate divided 50-to-47 along partisan lines, reflecting a distrust among some Democrats toward…
  • Sep 20

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Thompson v. Park 17-294 Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit erred in holding that evidence can be material for purposes of a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claim alleging deprivation of…
Rank this Week: 13

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Sep 21

    Winston & Strawn Welcomes New Talent Management Team

    Winston & Strawn Welcomes New Talent Management Team
    The 800-lawyer firm, riding high this year from some key litigation wins and lateral hires, has recruited three new directors to report to newly-hired chief talent officer Susan Manch.       
  • Sep 21

    PwC to Launch US Law Firm as Big Four Expand Legal Offering

    PwC to Launch US Law Firm as Big Four Expand Legal Offering
    PricewaterhouseCoopers is set to launch a U.S. law firm in Washington, D.C., later this month, a sign that the Big Four accounting firms are continuing their push into legal services.       
  • Sep 21

    PwC to Launch US Law Firm

    PwC to Launch US Law Firm
    PricewaterhouseCoopers is set to launch a U.S. law firm in Washington, D.C., later this month, a sign that the Big Four accounting firms are continuing their push into legal services.       
Rank this Week: 14

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 15

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 21

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 1: Is There a Need for Change?

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 1: Is There a Need for Change?
    Over the summer months, the Law Society of Upper Canada has been conducting a Dialogue on Licensing to prompt information sharing, discussion, input and reflection on the future of the requirements for licensing of lawyers in Ontario. Based…
  • Sep 20

    Canadian IT Law Association Annual Conference

    Canadian IT Law Association Annual Conference
    I just signed up to attend the fall IT-Can conference, and thought the conference was worth mentioning. It is a consistent high quality conference for lawyers practicing in the IT/IP fields, and for others such as CIO’s. Topics this…
  • Sep 20

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Daniel v. Miller, Canfield,…
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Sep 21

    Best News Story of the Week?

    Best News Story of the Week?
    Parrot mimics owner to make purchases using Amazon Echo The post Best News Story of the Week? appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Sep 20

    It’s That Bad

    It’s That Bad
    You know things are bad when a foreign head of state, even a former one, is mocking you like this: Then again, we already knew it was that bad. The post It’s That Bad appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Sep 17

    I Hate Rerun

    I Hate Rerun
    I almost never watch a movie twice (except of course Groundhog Day). I generally hate re-runs. And so far this Maria show looks like an Irma rerun: The post I Hate Reruns appeared first on Discourse.net.
Rank this Week: 17

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

The Stevens Firm, P.A. Blog

Covers family law in South Carolina.

http://www.scfamilylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Quick Guide to the Financial Declaration in Family Court

    Quick Guide to the Financial Declaration in Family Court
    Some of the most frequent questions we get are “Why does the other side need to know how much money I have in my bank account?” or “What difference does it make how much I have in my retirement account?” These…
  • Aug 18

    3 Reasons Why It's Smart to Handle a High Net-Worth Divorce Out of Court

    3 Reasons Why It's Smart to Handle a High Net-Worth Divorce Out of Court
    When a couple with a high net-worth begins the divorce process, the monetary value of their assets will automatically add another layer of complexity to already immensely difficult time for their family. While you may often read that the…
  • Aug 16

    But I Saw it on TV... Don't Let TV Lawyers Write Your Separation Agreement

    But I Saw it on TV... Don't Let TV Lawyers Write Your Separation Agreement
    Our team of family law attorneys is used to hearing the words “equitable division” or “equitable apportionment,” but they can be confusing to our clients. Too often, a misunderstanding of the law can lead one or both…
Rank this Week: 18

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Sep 18

    Constitution at 230 Years Old

    Constitution at 230 Years Old
    The US Constitution was adopted 230 years ago, on September 17, 1787. Its words are as vital today as when the founders agrees that the Constitution would be sent to the Confederation Congress to start the ratification process with the…
  • Sep 18

    Book Festival in My Backyard

    Book Festival in My Backyard
    After a hellish mid-week commute that trapped me underground for nearly an hour, what could possibly lure me back to Brooklyn on a Sunday?  BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL! My literary life partner, Ken, accompanied me.  He is hard at work…
  • Sep 12

    Stressed about your seminar paper? Attend the Seminar Paper Workshop this Thursday

    Stressed about your seminar paper? Attend the Seminar Paper Workshop this Thursday
    This Thursday Prof. Fajans and Librarian Kathy Darvil are holding their semi-annual workshop on how to research and write a seminar paper in Room 502.  The workshop is from 4-5:30 PM. Topics covered include sources for selecting your…
Rank this Week: 19

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: 20

IP in Brief

IP in Brief

Comments on developments in copyright and trademark law. By Andrew Berger.

http://www.ipinbrief.com
  • Jun 30

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement
    On September 17, 2012, I along with my colleague Don Prutzman presented a program at the firm entitled How to Protect Your Intellectual Property from New Forms of Online Infringements and Brand Attacks. I outlined why online infringement is a…
  • Apr 15

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial
    I will moderate a panel entitled “Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media” at the Litigation Counsel of America’s 2015 Spring Conference & Celebration of…
  • Mar 19

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim
    Dennis Murrell and Robert Theuerkauf from Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville explained how to prove and defend against trade secret claims at the IPI’s Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is a summary of their excellent presentation.
Rank this Week: 21

Lumen

Lumen

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

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 25

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Product Variety, Across-Market Demand Heterogeneity, and the Value of Online Retail

    Product Variety, Across-Market Demand Heterogeneity, and the Value of Online Retail
    Thomas W. Quan (University of Georgia) and Kevin R. Williams (Cowles Foundation, Yale University) examine Product Variety, Across-Market Demand Heterogeneity, and the Value of Online Retail. ABSTRACT: Online retail gives consumers access to…
  • Sep 21

    Innovation and product market concentration: Schumpeter, Arrow and the inverted-U shape curve

    Innovation and product market concentration: Schumpeter, Arrow and the inverted-U shape curve
    F. Delbono ; L. Lambertini investigate Innovation and product market concentration: Schumpeter, Arrow and the inverted-U shape curve. ABSTRACT: We investigate the relationship between market concentration and industry innovative effort within…
  • Sep 21

    Empirical Models of Firms and Industrie

    Empirical Models of Firms and Industrie
    Aguirregabiria, Victor and Slade, Margaret summarize Empirical Models of Firms and Industries. ABSTRACT: We review important developments in Empirical Industrial Organization (IO) over the last three decades. The paper is organized around six…
Rank this Week: 26

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 22

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Sep 6

    List of Harris County Jail Inmates Entitled to Immediate Release

    List of Harris County Jail Inmates Entitled to Immediate Release
    Article 17.151 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure provides: A defendant who is detained in jail pending trial of an accusation against him must be released either on personal bond or by reducing the amount of bail required, if [...]
  • Aug 14

    The masochist says “Beat me!” …

    The masochist says “Beat me!” …
    … and the sadist says “No.” It is hard not to pay attention to people who are screaming for your attention. It’s hard to manage your own attention in the best of circumstances; sages have for thousands of years been…
  • Jul 8

    Such an Alpha, He Even Piddles Himself Dominantly

    Such an Alpha, He Even Piddles Himself Dominantly
    “Trump ‘won’ Putin handshake: body-language expert.” Erm. No. Submissive dogs reveal their throats. Humans show their palms. . . . . The opposite of the dominant handshake is to offer your hand with the palm facing…
Rank this Week: 23

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers various ERISA, disability, health, and life insurance issues. By Kantor & Kantor.

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    What You Need To Know If Insurance Denies Coverage For Your Prescription Medication

    What You Need To Know If Insurance Denies Coverage For Your Prescription Medication
    Many people know that at Kantor & Kantor, LLP we help clients when their insurance company denies coverage life insurance claims, long-term disability claims, and eating disorder treatment claims. At Kantor & Kantor, LLP we also…
  • Aug 16

    Why Appeal A Health Claims Denial… and How to Do It Right

    Why Appeal A Health Claims Denial… and How to Do It Right
    Why should I appeal? By appealing a claims denial, you are challenging the insurance company’s decision to deny benefits. Even if you think your appeal will not be approved, you should still appeal: To get treatment records considered.…
  • Aug 14

    Chronic Pain is disabling

    Chronic Pain is disabling
    Many of our clients suffer from chronic pain. For some, chronic pain is a symptom of an underlying condition, and for others it is the main condition.  In in either case, chronic pain can be and often is disabling. Because so many…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Sep 21

    Large law lawyer leverages technology, data and systems to change defense of mass tort claim

    Large law lawyer leverages technology, data and systems to change defense of mass tort claim
    Twenty years ago, I terminated my firm’s Westlaw subscription and outsourced our legal research. How so? Law clerks attending law school whom I met on AOL message boards. A clerk did the research, using free Westlaw, drafted a motion,…
  • Sep 18

    Washington Post’s Arc publishing platform a model for LexBlog

    Washington Post’s Arc publishing platform a model for LexBlog
    When Amazon built a digital department store, then competitor, Toys “R” Us licensed Amazon’s technology for the online sales of its goods. Toys “R” Us could not compete on software. When Amazon had surplus cloud…
  • Aug 30

    Michigan State University College of Law Ranks Number One

    Michigan State University College of Law Ranks Number One
    We’re all familiar with Michigan State University’s athletic prowess. As a Notre Dame graduate, I’ve seen on TV any number of football losses at East Lansing. Basketball Coach Tom Izzo has kept the Spartans near the top…
Rank this Week: 30

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
  • Sep 21

    Call for Papers: Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat

    Call for Papers: Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat
    Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy is pleased to announce the Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat, which will be held on February 9, 2018, at Seton Hall Law School in…
  • Sep 20

    FAN 162 (First Amendment News) Online First Amendment Encyclopedia Launched

    FAN 162 (First Amendment News) Online First Amendment Encyclopedia Launched
    Given our increasingly polarized society, it’s important to remember what should unite us: respect for freedom of speech, press, religion, and the right to assemble and petition. — Ken Paulson (Sept. 14, 2017) It’s online…
  • Sep 20

    Event at the National Constitution Center

    Event at the National Constitution Center
    I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be giving a talk on my book about the Bill of Rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The talk will be part of the Center’s Bill of Rights Day Symposium on December 15th.…
Rank this Week: 27

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
  • Sep 6

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

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?
    If you are facing a foreclosure, vehicle repossession, wage garnishment or other financial crisis, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be a great tool to stop the chaos.  As the type of bankruptcy that includes a repayment plan, Chapter 13 can…
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 28

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
  • Sep 21

    Net Worth Method of Proof: Calculating Income in Divorce Case

    Net Worth Method of Proof: Calculating Income in Divorce Case
    In divorce cases, forensic accountants can use the “net worth method of proof” to calculate income. This is used to search for hidden or unreported income. Rather than simply taking a spouse’s word for it that his or her…
  • Sep 18

    How to Commit Fraud and Get Away With It

    How to Commit Fraud and Get Away With It
    If a fraud is worth committing, it’s worth committing right. A little extra effort in the commission of a fraud can go a long way toward profiting from it as long as possible. Follow these recommended steps to increase your chances of…
  • Sep 14

    Why Women Are Often at a Disadvantage in Divorce

    Why Women Are Often at a Disadvantage in Divorce
    In many divorces, women are at a significant disadvantage, especially when it comes to money. In many marriages, the husband has been the main breadwinner. He often controls the purse strings, and often knows much more about where money has…
Rank this Week: 33

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/
  • Sep 5

    Neighbors, provider locked in legal battle over nursing home for inmate

    Neighbors, provider locked in legal battle over nursing home for inmate
    9-5-17 Connecticut: A nursing home for paroled inmates that recently received approval for federal funding is now locked in a legal battle with its neighbors, who argue the facility is hurting their property values and putting their families…
  • Aug 31

    Man Kills Former Neighbor With Ax After Accusing Him Of Sexual Abuse: 'I Killed My Pedophile'

    Man Kills Former Neighbor With Ax After Accusing Him Of Sexual Abuse: 'I Killed My Pedophile'
    8-30-17 Minnesota: A man allegedly murdered his former neighbor on Friday by chopping him up with an ax-like tool known as a splitting maul. Mitchell Edward Hoogenakker, 24, has been arrested for the death of 67-year-old John Gallagher. The…
  • Aug 22

    Rock sheriff's office to share in money from sale of sex offender's home

    Rock sheriff's office to share in money from sale of sex offender's home
    8-23-17 Wisconsin: JANESVILLE -- Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden is scheduled to receive a check Wednesday for $153,660. Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin Jeffrey M. Anderson will present the check,…
Rank this Week: 31

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Aug 16

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?
    There is a persistent question in multidistrict proceedings: what duties do lead lawyers owe to individual plaintiffs who have no direct attorney-client relationship with them? That's the question at the heart of a recent opinion by Judge…
  • Aug 7

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial
    Bellwether trials are a mass tort phenomenon that is often reported in the media, but too often journalists put more emphasis on an individual trial or even a small set of trials than is warranted. This post tries to explain...
  • Aug 6

    James Henderson on the Impropriety of Punitive Damages in Mass Tort

    James Henderson on the Impropriety of Punitive Damages in Mass Tort
    Professor James Henderson (Cornell Law) has posted to SSRN his article, The Impropriety of Punitive Damages in Mass Torts, 52 Ga. L. Rev. (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: Punitive damages have been around for centuries in classic…
Rank this Week: 32

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: 34

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    Mystery Kidney Failure in Wisconsin Kid

    Mystery Kidney Failure in Wisconsin Kid
    The La Crosse County Health Department is conducting a disease investigation on reported cases of E. coli among La Crosse County residents. Children under age 5 and the elderly are most susceptible to infection. To date, there have been 8…
  • Sep 20

    “Death Wish” Coffee Recalled over Botulism risk

    “Death Wish” Coffee Recalled over Botulism risk
    The Times Union reported today that Death Wish Coffee is recalling its Nitro Cold Brew because there is a risk of Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum) or botulism, a serious toxin that causes weakness of the muscles and difficulty breathing.…
  • Sep 18

    CDC and Texas: Don’t Drink Raw Milk with Brucella RB51

    CDC and Texas: Don’t Drink Raw Milk with Brucella RB51
    CDC and Texas Health Officials Warn About Illness Linked to Raw Milk from Texas Dairy – Raw milk contained rare but dangerous germ, consumers should get antibiotics People who consumed raw milk or raw milk products from one Texas…
Rank this Week: 35

All Roads Lead To China

All Roads Lead To China

Features news analysis, advice and insights on doing business in China.

http://www.allroadsleadtochina.com
  • Jun 29

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer

    Foxconn Moving Direct to Consumer
    I remember having conversations years ago about what Foxconn would do going forward, and whether or not they would be happy as the manufacturer to brands.   The WSJ article, Amid Margin Squeeze, Foxconn Designs Its Own Fate, puts…
  • Jun 9

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!

    Bites of China. Finally a Show Worth Watching!
    A couple of weeks back, while riding the G train back from Nanjing, something caught my eye.  An advertisement by CCTV for what I believe could be one of the best produced shows China has put together.  At first, I had no idea what…
  • Feb 4

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?

    What Do China’s Millennials Want ?
    For a number of years, I had it pretty good.  I had a number of teams that were under me, were stable, and were producing.  It was at a time when a lot of questions were being asked about the post 80s generation in China, but for…
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • Sep 21

    Dorfman on Market Insularity

    Dorfman on Market Insularity
    Avihay Dorfman (Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law) has posted Against Market Insularity: Market, Responsibility, and Law on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this paper, I take stock of some leading attempts to drive a wedge…
  • Sep 21

    Kuo & Chen on the Taiwanese Same-Sex Marriage Case

    Kuo & Chen on the Taiwanese Same-Sex Marriage Case
    Ming-Sung Kuo (University of Warwick School of Law) & Hui-Wen Chen (University of Warwick School of Law) have posted The Brown Moment in Taiwan: Making Sense of the Law and Politics of the Taiwanese Same-Sex Marriage Case in a…
  • Sep 21

    Goldfarb on Hessick on Corpus Linguistic

    Goldfarb on Hessick on Corpus Linguistic
    Neal Goldfarb has an essential and illuminating second post at LAWnLinguistics responding to Clarissa Hessick's paper Corpus Linguistics and the Criminal Law. Here is a taste: ONE OF THE PREMISES of the usage-based approach to word meaning,…
Rank this Week: 41

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 37

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 21

    Hadfield: Law Schools Are Letting Down Their Students And Society — A 3-Point Plan To Fix Legal Education

    Hadfield: Law Schools Are Letting Down Their Students And Society — A 3-Point Plan To Fix Legal Education
    Quartz: Law Schools Are Letting Down Their Students and Society—Here Are Three Steps They Can Take to Fix Things, by Gillian Hadfield (USC): Law schools in the US today have become depressingly single-purpose: training members of a closed…
  • Sep 21

    IRS FAQs Are A Trap For The Unwary

    IRS FAQs Are A Trap For The Unwary
    MarketWatch, What the IRS Does on its Website That’s Unfair to Taxpayers: Taxpayers can’t rely on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers and other “unofficial” guidance that the IRS posts on its website, National Taxpayer…
  • Sep 21

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration
    The Atlantic, How Much Do Tax Cuts Really Matter? Bloomberg, Tentative U.S. Budget-Tax Deal Gets Nod From Two Republicans Bloomberg View, Republicans Looking for Easiest Way Out on Taxes Forbes, 8 Warnings To Congress On Business Tax Reform…
Rank this Week: 38

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Sep 21

    Chilean Court Upholds Right to Abortion

    Chilean Court Upholds Right to Abortion
    Tribunal Constitucional de Chile (Aug. 21, 2017): A Chilean court has upheld a law decriminalizing abortion in cases of rape, fatal fetal impairment, and when a woman's life is in danger. A group of conservative senators representing more…
  • Sep 14

    My Body, My Choice, Why the Principle of Bodily Autonomy Can Unite the Left

    My Body, My Choice, Why the Principle of Bodily Autonomy Can Unite the Left
    The Nation (September 13, 2017): My Body, My Choice, Why the Principle of Bodily Autonomy Can Unite the Left, by David M. Perry: An advocate for disability argues that the right to bodily autonomy can unite groups on the "left."...
  • Sep 13

    New Study Calculates Driving Times to Abortion Clinics from Urban Areas in the US

    New Study Calculates Driving Times to Abortion Clinics from Urban Areas in the US
    The Pudding (September 2017): How far is too far? An analysis of driving times to abortion clinics in the US, by Russell Goldenberg, Amber Thomas and Caitlyn Ralph As states continue to impose restrictions on abortion clinics that force…
Rank this Week: 39

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Claim Is Gone With The Wind At Death

    Claim Is Gone With The Wind At Death
    Two time academy award winner Olivia de Havilland seeks an expedited trial for the lawsuit involving her right of publicity.  Olivia de Havilland, DBE v. FX Networks, et al, BC667011 (Superior Ct. Calif., June 30, 2017). The urgency is…
  • Sep 20

    An Update from Mars: “CocoVaa” Dispute Resolved

    An Update from Mars: “CocoVaa” Dispute Resolved
    Earlier this year, I posted about a dispute between candy company Mars Inc. and a small business based in Wisconsin, selling handmade fine chocolates under the mark CocoVaa. In March, Mars Inc. filed a federal trademark…
  • Sep 18

    Are pretzel crisps crumbling into genericness?

    Are pretzel crisps crumbling into genericness?
    Marketing types and legal types who review labels, be well advised to choose words used carefully. In other words, if you believe you own rights in Pretzel Crisps as a trademark, it’s not wise to use the number of so-called…
Rank this Week: 40

Recover Investment Losses Blog

Recover Investment Losses Blog

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

http://blog.rexsecuritieslaw.com
Rank this Week: 42

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: 43

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
Rank this Week: 50

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/
  • Sep 21

    Credit Union Sees Value in Class Actions and Files One Against Equifax

    Credit Union Sees Value in Class Actions and Files One Against Equifax
    by Jeff Sovern Evidently some financial institutions see benefits in class actions. As American Banker's Kevin Wack reports here, Wisconsin's Summit Credit Union has filed a class action against Equifax. I guess Summit's contract with Equifax…
  • Sep 21

    DC Court Narrows Prosecutors Options for Searching Trump Inauguration Protest Web Site

    DC Court Narrows Prosecutors Options for Searching Trump Inauguration Protest Web Site
    by Paul Alan Levy Late last week, DC Superior Court Chief Judge Robert Morin issued an opinion explaining his oral ruling at last month’s hearing on a search warrant issued to DreamHost demanding production of its files pertaining to…
  • Sep 21

    LA Times's David Lazarus: Despite Equifax hack, GOP lawmakers want to deregulate credit agencie

    LA Times's David Lazarus: Despite Equifax hack, GOP lawmakers want to deregulate credit agencie
    Here. The whole column is definitely worth a read, but here's an excerpt: The FCRA Liability Harmonization Act is particularly noxious. Authored by Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.), the bill would cap actual and statutory damages for class…
Rank this Week: 48