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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/
  • Dec 14

    Tavis Smiley Suspended by PBS

    Tavis Smiley Suspended by PBS
    Tavis Smiley is angry at PBS, which he says performed a sloppy investigation of the harassment allegations against him, and then suspended him. Put simply, PBS overreacted and conducted a biased and sloppy investigation, which led to a…
  • Dec 13

    USA Today Editorial: Trump Not Fit to Clean Toilet

    USA Today Editorial: Trump Not Fit to Clean Toilet
    USA Today has an amazing editorial blasting Donald Trump today. “[A] president who would all but call Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand a whore is not fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library or to shine the shoes of…
  • Dec 13

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    Bon Jovi finally makes it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I'm glad that Richie Sambora (who left the band a few years ago) is included. What's my favorite Bon Jovi song? This one, by miles. In other news, I refuse to get... [[…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Sentence in Modification Fraud

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

    Former Settlement Agent Convicted in Refinancing Fraud

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

    Mortgage Fraud Tactics in Bridge Financing Case

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

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

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/
  • Dec 14

    TRANS OCEAN SEAFOOD SETTLES SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT

    TRANS OCEAN SEAFOOD SETTLES SEXUAL HARASSMENT SUIT
    Trans Ocean Seafoods To Pay $75,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit Mixtec Clam Diggers Faced Explicit Sexual Harassment, Federal Agency Charged SEATTLE - Northwestern Washington-based Trans Ocean Seafoods, Inc., doing …
  • Dec 14

    NEW SOCCER FIELD FOR WEST HARLEM

    NEW SOCCER FIELD FOR WEST HARLEM
    Department of Environmental Protection and FC Harlem Lions Partner to Bring New Youth Soccer Field to West Harlem Renderings of the New Field and Photos are Available on DEP’s Flickr page The New York City Department of…
  • Dec 14

    YOU CALLING ME FAT?

    YOU CALLING ME FAT?
    Americans Weigh More, but Shun "Overweight" Label by Jim Norman Story Highlights Comparing 2003-2007 with 2013-2017, the average weight is up 3 pounds Over same period, average "ideal" weight increased 4 pounds Fewer…
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Dec 14

    [Stewart Baker] Peter Strzok's "Insurance Policy"

    [Stewart Baker] Peter Strzok's "Insurance Policy"
    I'm struck by the kerfuffle over a text message sent by FBI agent Peter Strzok to Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer with whom he was apparently having an affair. The messages bash Trump and seem to favor Clinton at a time when Strzok was directing the…
  • Dec 14

    :@WilliamBaude: Book recommendations from me and my colleague

    :@WilliamBaude: Book recommendations from me and my colleague
    Every year, the Chicago faculty collects some of our favorite books of the year with recommendations for anybody who might be interested. This year, I had two: Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland, The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. I am a sucker…
  • Dec 13

    [Jonathan H. Adler] PharmaCann Challenges "Racial Quotas" for Ohio Medical Marijuana License

    [Jonathan H. Adler] PharmaCann Challenges "Racial Quotas" for Ohio Medical Marijuana License
    Cleveland.com reports that PharmaCann Ohio, LLC, has filed a constitutional challenge against the states minority set-aside requirement for the issuance of marijuana cultivation licenses. The firm claims that it was denied a license in favor…
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/
  • Dec 14

    F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rule

    F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rule
    In a 3-to-2 vote along party lines, the agency scrapped Obama-era rules meant to protect an open internet.
  • Dec 14

    China’s HNA Keeps Striking Foreign Deals as Banks Wince and Investors Flee

    China’s HNA Keeps Striking Foreign Deals as Banks Wince and Investors Flee
    Executives at the deeply indebted conglomerate say it still enjoys support from lenders, even as bond prices fall and regulators raise questions.
  • Dec 14

    Republicans Hunt for Ways to Pay for Tax Cut

    Republicans Hunt for Ways to Pay for Tax Cut
    Republican Senator Marco Rubio said he won’t vote for the tax cut without an expanded child tax credit as lawmakers look for ways to pay for the merged version of the House and Senate bills.
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

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 14

    UN expert urges US accountability for torture

    UN expert urges US accountability for torture
    United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer [official website] on Wednesday called on the US to end impunity [press release] for those officials who have committed acts of torture. Melzer urged US authorities to take action on…
  • Dec 14

    Ireland parliament committee to recommend limited legalization of abortion

    Ireland parliament committee to recommend limited legalization of abortion
    A committee in Ireland’s Houses of Oireachtas [official website] on Wednesday voted [video] to recommend that the full parliament repeal the country’s Eighth Amendment [materials], which dictates that an unborn child and mother…
  • Dec 14

    Federal appeals court temporarily blocks signature-gathering requirements for minor Pennsylvania partie

    Federal appeals court temporarily blocks signature-gathering requirements for minor Pennsylvania partie
    The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit [official website] on Wednesday vacated [opinion, PDF] a lower federal court injunction that imposed county-based signature-gathering requirements that minor political parties in Pennsylvania must…
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/
  • Dec 9

    Joseph N. Froomkin (1928 – 2017)

    Joseph N. Froomkin (1928 – 2017)
    My father, Joseph N. Froomkin, died early this morning. I don’t have the words for this, but my brother Dan is a journalist, and has written an obituary: Joseph N. Froomkin was a prolific Washington, D.C.-based economist who made…
  • Dec 8

    The U to Forbid Back-In Parking

    The U to Forbid Back-In Parking
    Man must serve (surveillance) machine as explained in New Parking Technology to Require No-Back-In Policy: For the past two years, the Department of Parking and Transportation has been developing and implementing its License Plate Recognition…
  • Dec 6

    Terrific Pie Chart

    Terrific Pie Chart
    These pie charts come from the Washington Post Wonkblog. First there’s one symbolizing what US survey respondents said they though would be the ideal distribution of wealth: But in fact we in the US have this distribution: Or, if you…
Rank this Week: 10

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

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

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

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

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

    Center for International Law Programs:…

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

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

    Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Bd., docket 16-399, J. Gorsuch, dissenting
    Stare decisis: (…) This Court has long made clear that where, as here, we have not “squarely addressed an issue, and have at most assumed one side of it to be cor­rect, we are free to address the issue on the merits.”…
Rank this Week: 11

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 14

    Hasen: How Should Gifts Be Treated Under The Federal Income Tax?

    Hasen: How Should Gifts Be Treated Under The Federal Income Tax?
    David Hasen (Florida), How Should Gifts Be Treated Under the Federal Income Tax?, 2018 Mich. St. L. Rev. ___: No consensus exists regarding the proper income tax treatment of gifts. Some commentators believe the tax should fall on the donor…
  • Dec 14

    A Looming Asteroid For Law Schools: Proposed $28,500 Annual Federal Loan Cap

    A Looming Asteroid For Law Schools: Proposed $28,500 Annual Federal Loan Cap
    Cassandra Burke Robertson (Case Western), A Looming Asteroid for Law Schools: My last post focused on proposed aggregate debt caps for federal loans. But as a recent article from Inside Higher Ed points out, a more immediate problem for…
  • Dec 14

    Happy Hanukkah, Hamilton-Style

    Happy Hanukkah, Hamilton-Style
    From The Maccabeats, an a cappella group at Yeshiva University: For more on my obsession with interest in Hamilton, see here and: The Story Of Tonight: With Billion-Dollar Hamilton Poised To Sweep Tony Awards, Broadway Pushes For Tax Break…
Rank this Week: 12

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    Petitions of the day

    Petitions of the day
    The petitions of the day are: United States v. Stitt 17-765 Issue: Whether burglary of a nonpermanent or mobile structure that is adapted or used for overnight accommodation can qualify as “burglary” under the Armed…
  • Dec 14

    Symposium: NIFLA v. Becerra — Compelling the truth in health-care delivery

    Symposium: NIFLA v. Becerra — Compelling the truth in health-care delivery
    Priscilla J. Smith is a clinical lecturer in law at Yale Law School. Don’t ask me why, but I’ve been moved of late to look for common ground with ideological opponents. Perhaps it is the aging process, a desire for a quieter life,…
  • Dec 14

    Symposium: NIFLA v. Becerra — A Supreme housecleaning continues?

    Symposium: NIFLA v. Becerra — A Supreme housecleaning continues?
    Mark L. Rienzi is a professor of law at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. The First Amendment’s protections for minority speakers are most needed — and most in jeopardy — when the speech relates to…
Rank this Week: 15

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Dec 14

    The Landscape of US Generic Prescription Drug Markets, 2004-2016

    The Landscape of US Generic Prescription Drug Markets, 2004-2016
    Ernst R. Berndt, Rena M. Conti, and Stephen J. Murphy survey The Landscape of US Generic Prescription Drug Markets, 2004-2016. ABSTRACT: Since the 1984 passage of the Waxman-Hatch Act, generic prescription drugs have become central to disease…
  • Dec 14

    Competition and Product Misrepresentation

    Competition and Product Misrepresentation
    Daniel Goetz, Rotman School of Management explores Competition and Product Misrepresentation. ABSTRACT: This paper examines the effect of competition on product quality when product quality is unobserved before purchase. Using a dataset that…
  • Dec 14

    TECHNOLOGY-LED INNOVATION IN THE CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR: A MARKET STUDY

    TECHNOLOGY-LED INNOVATION IN THE CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR: A MARKET STUDY
    The Canadian Competition Bureau has released its final version report TECHNOLOGY-LED INNOVATION IN THE CANADIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR: A MARKET STUDY. Worth reading!
Rank this Week: 14

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/
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: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 14

    NYT – With a Little Help From Their Friends (and Agents and Librarians and Fact-Checker

    NYT – With a Little Help From Their Friends (and Agents and Librarians and Fact-Checker
    Jennifer Seniordec, December 13, 2017: ” I love the acknowledgments sections of books. I love what they say and what they do not say. I love what they accidentally say. I love the ways families are discussed, and how the truth about the…
  • Dec 13

    Twitter enables threading of tweets to increase length of posting

    Twitter enables threading of tweets to increase length of posting
    Twitter Blog: “…we’re thrilled to share that we’re making it simpler to thread Tweets together, and to find threads, so it’s easier to express yourself on Twitter and stay informed. We’ve made it easy to…
  • Dec 13

    Perspective – Data shouldn’t drive all of your decision

    Perspective – Data shouldn’t drive all of your decision
    Data shouldn’t drive all of your decisions, Taddy Hall, Senior Partner, Lippincott. December 12, 2017. Quartz at Work: “…The power of big data to enable breakthroughs in many aspects of managerial and scientific endeavor is…
Rank this Week: 18

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
  • Dec 14

    Tax Mistakes to Avoid

    Tax Mistakes to Avoid
    With the end of the year approaching, it’s a good time to talk about some tax mistakes that can be very painful. With a tax code as huge and as complex as ours in the United States, there are countless mistakes we can make in preparing…
  • Dec 13

    Jeunesse Is a Pyramid Scheme, Says Expert

    Jeunesse Is a Pyramid Scheme, Says Expert
    In October, a billion dollar class action lawsuit was filed against Jeunesse, alleging that the multi-level marketing company (MLM) is actually a pyramid scheme. Truth in Advertising summarizes the lawsuit: The lawsuit, which was filed Oct.…
  • Dec 11

    Year-End Tax Planning Tips for Consumer

    Year-End Tax Planning Tips for Consumer
    Now is the time when everyone scrambles to get their tax situation in order. There are some tax moves you should make BEFORE the end of the year, so act now. I was interviewed in 2008 on CNBC about year-end tax planning. The advice is still…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Dec 14

    Katz, Bommarito, & Blackman on Crowdsourcing Predictions of Supreme Court Decision

    Katz, Bommarito, & Blackman on Crowdsourcing Predictions of Supreme Court Decision
    Daniel Martin Katz (Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law; Stanford CodeX - The Center for Legal Informatics), Michael James Bommarito II (LexPredict, LLC; Bommarito Consulting, LLC; Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of…
  • Dec 14

    Ruhl, Gilligan, & Nay on Conventional & Computational Models & Legal Modeling

    Ruhl, Gilligan, & Nay on Conventional & Computational Models & Legal Modeling
    J. B. Ruhl, Jonathan M. Gilligan and John Nay (Vanderbilt University - Law School, Vanderbilt University - Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and New York University) have posted Topic Modeling the President: Conventional and…
  • Dec 14

    Schroeter on Mandatory Treaty Application in Arbitration

    Schroeter on Mandatory Treaty Application in Arbitration
    Ulrich G. Schroeter (University of Basel - Faculty of Law) has posted Mandatory Private Treaty Application? On the Alleged Duty of Arbitrators to Apply International Conventions on SSRN. Here is the abstract: International arbitration, an…
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Dec 12

    Twitter is better all around for lawyers at 280 characters than 140

    Twitter is better all around for lawyers at 280 characters than 140
    When I saw that Twitter was considering increasing its character limit from 140 characters, I saw it as a bad thing. A company struggling in the financial community’s eyes making changes for the sake of change – not vision. I also…
  • Dec 5

    Tech startups, not law firms, are attracting many law grad

    Tech startups, not law firms, are attracting many law grad
    With the rise of the startup culture, law grads are looking for in-house opportunities. Hands-on action and innovation, as opposed the grunt work many young lawyers are doing at law firms, is appealing to grads looking to find purpose and to…
  • Nov 26

    Social media is what you make it

    Social media is what you make it
    Legal professionals are quick to dismiss social media for networking and building a name. Junk, political views, loss of privacy, fighting, ads and more are what I hear for excuses. Author, strategist and long time blogger, Euan Semple, in a…
Rank this Week: 21

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Dec 14

    Fact Check: Trump on the Diversity Visa

    Fact Check: Trump on the Diversity Visa
    On December 8, Trump delivered a campaign-style speech in Pensacola, Florida. At 42:58 in the linked video, we get these comments from the president: Robert Farley over at Factcheck.org breaks that "muddled, inaccurate and…
  • Dec 14

    Music Break: Jackson Browne - The Dreamer (Featuring Los Cenzontles)

    Music Break: Jackson Browne - The Dreamer (Featuring Los Cenzontles)
    Jackson Browne - The Dreamer (Featuring Los Cenzontles) KJ Related articles At the Movies: Facing Fear Small LA Area City Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Participate in Government When You Can't Change The Direction Of The Wind - ø…
  • Dec 14

    The American Who Ran a Refugee Camp in Greece

    The American Who Ran a Refugee Camp in Greece
    Check out this profile of Lisa Campbell from the BBC. Lisa traveled to Greece in November 2015 with the idea of doing a short service tour, helping with the recent influx of refugees. She ended up staying in Greece for...
Rank this Week: 23

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Dec 14

    Getting Prepared When Divorce Is Your New Year’s Resolution

    Getting Prepared When Divorce Is Your New Year’s Resolution
    Many people pledge to make changes in advance of the new year, from little decisions such as which gym to join to much larger matters, such as getting a divorce. As a father, coming to the conclusion that divorce is the best option for you,…
  • Dec 7

    4 Habits That Keep You From Moving On From Divorce

    4 Habits That Keep You From Moving On From Divorce
    Getting over divorce is rarely a quick and easy process. Healing after divorce takes months and sometimes even years. Research also tells us that guys tend to take breakups harder for women, so life after divorce for men is even tougher. It…
  • Dec 5

    The Most Common Mistakes Men Make After Divorce

    The Most Common Mistakes Men Make After Divorce
    Finalizing your divorce, regardless of your feelings about the breakup, can feel like a huge burden has been lifted off your shoulders. Getting through a divorce is a grind, and you now have the freedom to move on with your life and be your…
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • Dec 14

    CORRECTED OPINION – December 14, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – December 14, 2017
    D. Steilman v. Michael OP 16-0328 2017 MT 310 Writ – Habeas Corpu
  • Dec 13

    OPINION – December 13, 2017

    OPINION – December 13, 2017
    D. Steilman v. Michael OP 16-0328 2017 MT 310 Writ – Habeas Corpu
  • Dec 12

    OPINIONS – December 12, 2017

    OPINIONS – December 12, 2017
    Ellenburg v. Kirkegard DA 17-0514 2017 MT 309N Civil – Declaratory Judgment State v. M. Wolf Black DA 16-0209 2017 MT 308N Criminal – Assault Horton v. State DA 16-0675 2017 MT 307N Civil – Civil Rights State v. D. Burton DA…
Rank this Week: 24

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 26

California Injury Blog

California Injury Blog

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

http://www.californiainjuryblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    Five Seriously Injured in Los Angeles Crash Involving Road Rage

    Five Seriously Injured in Los Angeles Crash Involving Road Rage
    Five people including three teens suffered severe injuries in a hit-and-run crash stemming from road rage, and police are looking for the driver. According to a KTLA news report, one of the victims suffered critical injuries. The crash…
  • Dec 4

    Fatal Santa Ana Motorcycle Accident

    Fatal Santa Ana Motorcycle Accident
    Nicklaus Carothers, 26, was killed in a motorcycle accident after a left-turning taxicab struck him at a street intersection in Santa Ana. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the evening of November…
  • Nov 27

    One Dead Five Injured in Diamond Bar Hit-and-Run Crash

    One Dead Five Injured in Diamond Bar Hit-and-Run Crash
    One man was killed and five others including two children were injured in an early morning car accident on November 26, 2017. According to a KTLA news report, the fatal car accident occurred near the 57 and 60 freeway interchange. California…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Dec 14

    It's Time to Start Impeachment Proceedings of Judge Kozinski

    It's Time to Start Impeachment Proceedings of Judge Kozinski
    Twelve years ago when I was considering going into academia, there were several must-read law blogs. Prawfsblawg, of course, and Volokh Conspiracy (which I am pleased to see is moving away from having a paywall). And also Letters of Marque,…
  • Dec 12

    Happy Hanukkah, and also: Judging Bodies; Judging Judge

    Happy Hanukkah, and also: Judging Bodies; Judging Judge
    First candle of Hanukkah is tonight and I found this lovely reminder that I've been blogging on Prawfs for 11 years. I received this caricature today from friends from Israel. Above the original Barbie it says "First Candle (of…
  • Dec 11

    A Looming Asteroid for Law School

    A Looming Asteroid for Law School
    My last post focused on proposed aggregate debt caps for federal loans. But as a recent article from Inside Higher Ed points out, a more immediate problem for educational institutions and their students may be the Prosper Act's proposed…
Rank this Week: 30

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Dec 14

    News Headlines for Dec 14, 2017

    News Headlines for Dec 14, 2017
    Sears Extends Debt, Eyes New Borrowing – WSJ ,Calypso St. Barth to Liquidate All Inventory Nationwide ,Would-be Revel buyers filed for New Jersey casino license | The Sun Herald ,PetSmart High Yield Debt Tumbles after 3Q Earnings Miss…
  • Dec 14

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 14, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 14, 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.…
  • Dec 13

    News Headlines for Dec 13, 2017

    News Headlines for Dec 13, 2017
    What a Sears lawsuit against a supplier means for retailers | Retail Dive ,Guitar Center downgraded | Retail Dive ,Inside Faraday Future’s financial house of cards – The Verge ,Teva’s Working With Evercore to Review Debt…
Rank this Week: 27

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Dec 14

    In 2018, Law Firms Will Face Greater Challenges Than Slow Growth

    In 2018, Law Firms Will Face Greater Challenges Than Slow Growth
    A new report by Citi Private Bank's Law Firm Group finds that a slow-growth market for legal services will not abate in 2018. That's just one of several issues facing managing partners as their partnerships continue to age and more…
  • Dec 14

    Skadden Antitrust Pro Moving to Economic Consulting Shop

    Skadden Antitrust Pro Moving to Economic Consulting Shop
    James Keyte will carve out a new role at The Brattle Group as a liaison between the consulting firm's economic experts and its antitrust clients in the law firm world.       
  • Dec 14

    Big Law Helping Homer and Mickey Tie Knot in Disney-Fox Deal

    Big Law Helping Homer and Mickey Tie Knot in Disney-Fox Deal
    Lawyers from at least nine Am Law 100 and Global 100 firms are advising on The Walt Disney Co.'s $52.4 billion takeover bid for Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. as the proposed acquirer seeks to enter the competitive…
Rank this Week: 29

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 14

    Can online media resist “creeping censorship” from EU?

    Can online media resist “creeping censorship” from EU?
    Pressure from EU to keep extreme speech off social media risks “creeping censorship” affecting users in the U.S. How can and should companies push back? [Danielle Citron, Cato Policy Analysis] Tags: Europe, Facebook, free speech,…
  • Dec 13

    Philadelphia may ban bulletproof glass in deli

    Philadelphia may ban bulletproof glass in deli
    Today the Philadelphia city council may vote on a bill to ban bulletproof glass at hundreds of small delis. My New York Post take: are they crazy? “Have you ever been served food at a sit-down restaurant establishment through a solid…
  • Dec 13

    “Last-Minute Whistle-Blowing Before An Expected Termination to Create A ‘Retaliation’ Claim”

    “Last-Minute Whistle-Blowing Before An Expected Termination to Create A ‘Retaliation’ Claim”
    Some lawyers actually train potential clients to find something to blow the whistle on when the prospect of termination is nigh. “But perhaps in the future this may change and ambush firings will become the norm to avoid this kind of…
Rank this Week: 28

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 14

    Disgraced Las Vegas Lawyer Sentenced To the Maximum

    Disgraced Las Vegas Lawyer Sentenced To the Maximum
    Robert Graham, accused of stealing millions of dollars from his clients, will now be spending between sixteen and forty years in prison for his crimes. He was charged with three counts of exploitation of an older/vulnerable person and two…
  • Dec 14

    The Finance 202: Senate to Draw Red Line on Estate Levy as Part of Tax Negotiation

    The Finance 202: Senate to Draw Red Line on Estate Levy as Part of Tax Negotiation
    The tumultuous travels of the tax reform bill are not quite yet at an end. House Republicans have drawn the proverbial line in the sand regarding the estate tax. They are pushing for full repeal while the Senate is only...
  • Dec 13

    As Tax Plan Gained Steam, GOP Lost Focus on the Middle Cla

    As Tax Plan Gained Steam, GOP Lost Focus on the Middle Cla
    The current tax plans passed in the House and the Senate seem to diverge significantly from the promises President Trump made while campaigning. Originally, President Trump’s goal was to create a middle-class tax cut that helped the average…
Rank this Week: 31

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/
  • Dec 14

    Faculty Anti-Semitism, Part Four: Why It Matter

    Faculty Anti-Semitism, Part Four: Why It Matter
    The first three parts of this series have explored recent expressions of anti-Semitism by Michael Chikindas of Rutgers University and and Hatem Bazian at UC Berkeley, and the defenses raised on their behalf by other scholars. This post will…
  • Dec 14

    The Law School Industry - Deans at law schools in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa

    The Law School Industry - Deans at law schools in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa
    This study, provided in the attached excel sheet, provides information on all deans at non-US law schools in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa. Email contacts and hyperlinks are included in the study, along with information…
  • Dec 13

    Northwestern University Law Review Exclusive Submission Window

    Northwestern University Law Review Exclusive Submission Window
    This just in: The Northwestern University Law Review is pleased to announce our exclusive submission track for Spring 2018 submissions. We will accept exclusive submissions from January 1, 2018-January 14, 2018 at 11:59 PM Central Time. For…
Rank this Week: 34

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/
  • Dec 11

    Sex offender wanted for Kokomo rape dead after standoff in Louisiana

    Sex offender wanted for Kokomo rape dead after standoff in Louisiana
    12-10-17 Louisiana: ACADIA PARISH, La. – Kokomo Police confirmed that the suspect accused of raping and confining a woman last week has died following a standoff in Louisiana, according to Fox59. Gary Perkins, of Kokomo, died of a…
  • Nov 22

    Child molester's death at Shelton prison investigated as homicide

    Child molester's death at Shelton prison investigated as homicide
    11-22-17 Washington: OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a 57-year-old man serving a life sentence for child molestation at the Washington Corrections Center near Shelton died over the weekend and police are investigating it as an apparent…
  • Nov 19

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

    For Illinois Sex Offenders, Six Years Can Turn Into Life In Prison
    11-19-17 Illinois: The Rockford native committed a sex crime, and in order to get out of prison he has to meet the state’s long list of rigid parole requirements for those convicted of predatory criminal sexual assault. He could remain…
Rank this Week: 32

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 33

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    FLDS Leader Sentenced To 57 Months In Prison

    FLDS Leader Sentenced To 57 Months In Prison
    As reported by News4Utah and Fox13News, yesterday a Utah federal district judge sentenced FLDS Church leader Lyle Jeffs to 45 months in prison for food stamp fraud and an additional 12 months for fleeing while on bond awaiting trial. He…
  • Dec 14

    School Graduation In Christian Chapel Violates Establishment Clause

    School Graduation In Christian Chapel Violates Establishment Clause
    In American Humanist Association v. Greenville County School District, (D SC, Dec. 12, 2017), in a case on remand from the 4th Circuit (see prior posting), a South Carolina federal district court held that a South Carolina school…
  • Dec 14

    Injunction Denied Again In Church Founder's Suit Over Marijuana Cutivation

    Injunction Denied Again In Church Founder's Suit Over Marijuana Cutivation
    In Harris v. City of Clearlake, (ND CA, Dec. 12, 2017), a California federal district court for the second time (see prior posting) denied a preliminary injunction, and dismissed with leave to amend, a religious discrimination suit…
Rank this Week: 35

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
  • Dec 14

    Politik und Internationales Privatrecht [English: Politics and Private International Law]

    Politik und Internationales Privatrecht [English: Politics and Private International Law]
    edited by Susanne Lilian Gössl, in Gemeinschaft m. Rafael Harnos, Leonhard Hübner, Malte Kramme, Tobias Lutzi, Michael Florian Müller, Caroline Sophie Rupp, Johannes Ungerer More information at:…
  • Dec 13

    Recent conflicts developments in New Zealand

    Recent conflicts developments in New Zealand
    With the end of the year fast approaching, here is a quick round-up of news from New Zealand: The New Zealand Parliament recently passed the Private International Law (Choice of Law in Tort) Act 2017. The Act introduces new torts choice of…
  • Dec 13

    Double Actionability Rule for Tort Choice of Law Abolished in New Zealand

    Double Actionability Rule for Tort Choice of Law Abolished in New Zealand
    (With thanks to Professor Yeo Tiong Min for bringing this to my attention) The Private International Law (Choice of Law in Tort) Act 2017 abolishes the common law rule on double actionability for tort choice of law in New Zealand. The Act is…
Rank this Week: 36

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: 37

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/
  • Dec 13

    Garden on Judge Kozinski's Record of Harassment

    Garden on Judge Kozinski's Record of Harassment
    Charlotte Garden (Seattle) has just posted on Take Care Blog that there were plenty of red flags at Judge Kozinski's confirmation hearings -- and that the Senate ignored them. She provides extensive excerpts from the Senate record, then…
  • Dec 12

    Ring and Oei on the Proposed Tax Bill and Work-Related Distortion

    Ring and Oei on the Proposed Tax Bill and Work-Related Distortion
    Diane Ring (Boston College) and Shu-Yi Oei (Boston College) have a fascinating new post which is now available at onlabor. The post examines some of the many workplace implications and distortions of the tax-reform bills in the house and…
  • Dec 12

    Changes at the NLRB--Will New Representation Rules Be Altered?

    Changes at the NLRB--Will New Representation Rules Be Altered?
    With the new Republican majority at the NLRB, changes from the prior Board were to be expected and now we're beginning to see that pay out. For instance, yesterday, by a 3-2 vote, the NLRB flipped its policy on settlements...
Rank this Week: 38

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
  • Dec 14

    Alabama’s Effort to Suppress Black Vote Couldn’t Prevent Huge Turnout

    Alabama’s Effort to Suppress Black Vote Couldn’t Prevent Huge Turnout
    Decades trying to stop African Americans from voting backfired, but Alabama needs to improve access to the ballot. Some 1.3 million Alabamians – more than twice as many who voted in the primary – turned out to vote in…
  • Dec 13

    New Mexico Sheriff’s Office Pulls Over the Same Black Federal Agent — Three Times in a Month

    New Mexico Sheriff’s Office Pulls Over the Same Black Federal Agent — Three Times in a Month
    The ACLU of New Mexico sues the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office for the racial profiling of an ICE agent. By the third time Sherese Crawford got pulled over, she knew it was no matter of coincidence. Crawford is a 38-year-old…
  • Dec 13

    Ferguson’s School Board Elections Dilute the African-American Vote

    Ferguson’s School Board Elections Dilute the African-American Vote
    Ferguson’s ‘at large’ electoral system continues to violate the Voting Rights Act. The Ferguson-Florissant School District was born out of a 1975 federal desegregation order, intended to remedy effects of historical…
Rank this Week: 39

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 40

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    Raw Milk Recalled from Old Silvana Creamery because of E. coli

    Raw Milk Recalled from Old Silvana Creamery because of E. coli
    Jim Sinnema, owner of Old Silvana Creamery, issued a recall today for the milk because samples of it have tested positive for E. coli.  The milk has best-by dates between Dec. 15 and Dec. 23. “The recall includes both of…
  • Dec 12

    Romaine Lettuce Link in E. coli Outbreak

    Romaine Lettuce Link in E. coli Outbreak
    The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada to investigate an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157, commonly called E. coli. The outbreak…
  • Dec 7

    Turkey Possible Link in Pizza Outbreak?

    Turkey Possible Link in Pizza Outbreak?
    Food Safety News reports that the investigation continues, but initial test results show turkey was the source of Salmonella that sickened employees at a pre-Thanksgiving dinner at a Georgia tire factory. At least five people had to be…
Rank this Week: 43

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/
  • Dec 14

    Retirement Moots Judicial Ethics Charge

    Retirement Moots Judicial Ethics Charge
    The Maryland Court of Appeals dismissed as moot a judicial misconduct proceeding WHEREAS, the Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities, pursuant to Maryland Rule 18-407 (j) & (k), referred to this Court the case of In the Matter of…
  • Dec 14

    Six Years Too Much

    Six Years Too Much
    The Nevada Supreme Court imposed slightly lesser discipline than proposed The disciplinary proceeding grew out of three separate grievances. In the first grievance, J.K., a struggling alcoholic, became acquainted with and married a woman who…
  • Dec 14

    Constitutional Crisis In Florida: No Go On Quo Warranto

    Constitutional Crisis In Florida: No Go On Quo Warranto
    The Florida Supreme Court denied relief in a matter brought by the League of Women Voters. This case is before the Court on the petition of the League of Women Voters of Florida (the League) for a writ of quo...
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Dec 14

    In the Shadow of the Bill of Right

    In the Shadow of the Bill of Right
    One point that many judges and scholars make is that our emphasis on the Bill of Rights obscures the role that constitutional structure plays in protecting liberty. In other words, people tend to pay less attention to the internal limits…
  • Dec 12

    John Bingham on the Expulsion Power

    John Bingham on the Expulsion Power
    I’ve taken a closer look at Bingham’s final speech in the House of Representatives, in which he discussed expulsion. (The cite is Cong. Globe, 42nd Cong, 3d Sess. App. at 136-140 (1873). In that speech, Bingham rejected the…
  • Dec 12

    FAN 172 (First Amendment News) Books Issue — 15 New or Forthcoming Title

    FAN 172 (First Amendment News) Books Issue — 15 New or Forthcoming Title
    It began nearly a quarter-century ago with the publication of First Amendment Law in a Nutshell. Now, that treasure trove of information appears yet again in “nutshell” form, this in its fifth edition. Compact in size, accessible…
Rank this Week: 42

The Mac Lawyer

The Mac Lawyer

Covers legal technology with a focus on using Macs in the law office. By attorney Ben Stevens.

http://www.themaclawyer.com/
  • Jul 20

    Ben Stevens Interviewed: What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?

    Ben Stevens Interviewed: What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?
    Ed Sohn from Thomson Reuters recently interviewed me for an article titled “What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?” which was published yesterday at Above The Law. It was a pleasure to assist with his article, because…
  • May 16

    Learn More About the MacTrack Legal Conference

    Learn More About the MacTrack Legal Conference
    MacTrack Legal – The ONLY Event JUST for Mac-Using Small Law Firms. The idea might pique your interest, but are you left feeling uncertain as to whether it’s really for you? Is the conference for the über-advanced,…
  • Feb 13

    Your Options for Running a Mac-Based Law Firm: Managed Service

    Your Options for Running a Mac-Based Law Firm: Managed Service
    The following Guest Post is from technology guru, Tom Lambotte from GlobalMac IT: Managed Services is the opposite of the reactive, hourly model. The biggest benefit is being able to budget IT costs and shifting the…
Rank this Week: 41

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…
  • 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,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
Rank this Week: 45