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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

    FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Rule

    FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Rule
    The FCC today voted to repeal net neutrality rules. The agency scrapped the so-called net neutrality regulations that prohibited broadband providers from blocking websites or charging for higher-quality service or certain content. The…
  • 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…
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/
  • Dec 15

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Wright, R (on the application of) v Forest of Dean District Council Resilient Energy Serverndale Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 2102 (14 December 2017) Miah, R (On the Application Of) v Tthe Independent Police Complaints…
  • Dec 15

    Burial law should be reformed to stop family rows, says Law Commission – Daily Telegraph

    Burial law should be reformed to stop family rows, says Law Commission – Daily Telegraph
    ‘The law must be changed to stop families ignoring the burial wishes of the dead, the Law Commission has said. Currently someone’s wishes have no legal standing even if expressed in a will and family members can overrule them…
  • Dec 15

    Iraqis win damages for ‘ill-treatment’ by British soldiers – BBC New

    Iraqis win damages for ‘ill-treatment’ by British soldiers – BBC New
    ‘Four Iraqi citizens have won damages from the Ministry of Defence for ill-treatment and unlawful detention during the Iraq War.’ Full StoryBBC News, 14th December 2017Source: www.bbc.co.uk
Rank this Week: 4

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: 5

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    AMSTED RAIL COULDN'T DERAIL DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION SUIT

    AMSTED RAIL COULDN'T DERAIL DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION SUIT
    Federal Court Rules in Favor of EEOC in Disability Discrimination Charge against Amsted Rail Denying Employment Based on Carpal Tunnel Screening Found Unlawful A federal judge ruled in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment…
  • Dec 15

    LATINO ANTI-BLACK BIAS?

    LATINO ANTI-BLACK BIAS?
    Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Census Categorization of Latinos By Tanya Katerí Hernández The NiLP Report This is the abstract of the chapter, "Race, Ethnicity or Other?" in the forthcoming book, "Anti-Blackness", edited by…
  • Dec 15

    NEW NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE GETS PLANNING APPROVAL

    NEW NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE GETS PLANNING APPROVAL
    City Planning Approves National Black Theater Building in East Harlem Project outline over existing structure. Image Credit: CPC. The National Black Theater is developing new performance space, retail space, and 240 residential…
Rank this Week: 6

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: ICTSI Oregon, Inc. v. International Longshore and Warehouse Union 17-770 Issue: Whether a claim that parties to a collective bargaining agreement have violated the antitrust laws by conspiring to seize…
  • Dec 15

    How the Grinch stole relist

    How the Grinch stole relist
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists, after a fashion. Every Nerd Down in Nerd-ville Liked relists a lot … But the Grinch, Who lived just south of Nerd-ville, Did NOT! The Grinch hated relists! The whole relist thingy! Now,…
  • Dec 15

    Ask the author: Justice Robert Jackson’s revealing thoughts and unpublished opinion in Brown v. Board of Education

    Ask the author: Justice Robert Jackson’s revealing thoughts and unpublished opinion in Brown v. Board of Education
    The following is a series of questions posed by Ronald Collins on the occasion of the publication of David M. O’Brien’s  “Justice Robert H. Jackson’s Unpublished Opinion in Brown v. Board” (University Press…
Rank this Week: 7

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: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Dec 15

    [Eugene Volokh] It's so right that it usually doesn't happen

    [Eugene Volokh] It's so right that it usually doesn't happen
    One Ostap Karmodi (whom I don't know personally) writes this very nice comment on his Russian-language Facebook page: The Volokh Conspiracy has moved to the site of Reason Magazine. This is so right, that in life it usually doesn't…
  • Dec 15

    [Sasha Volokh] The Fourth Circle of Helvetica

    [Sasha Volokh] The Fourth Circle of Helvetica
    Swiss newspaper Il Caffè writes about American private prisons: "Quando il carcere è un affare privato", by Marta Valier. I'm quoted in it a couple of times. Check it out if you read Italian! Here are some quotes: Proprio nel…
  • Dec 15

    [Eugene Volokh] H.S. Athlete Likely Has Right to Kneel During National Anthem

    [Eugene Volokh] H.S. Athlete Likely Has Right to Kneel During National Anthem
    V.A., a high school senior who plays football and basketball on the San Pasqual Valley High School teams, decided to kneel during the National Anthem at two recent high school games. The School District responded a policy stating, Students…
Rank this Week: 9

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: 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/
  • Dec 15

    Western Union’s money transfer system

    Western Union’s money transfer system
    The FTC is alerting consumers who lost money to scammers who told them to pay via Western Union’s money transfer system between January 1, 2004, and January 19, 2017, that they can now file a claim to get their money back.  Refunds…
  • 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" …
Rank this Week: 11

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 12

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 14

    Forbes – The World’s Biggest Public Companie

    Forbes – The World’s Biggest Public Companie
    This resource is structured so that the reader may scroll through the list of companies, where you will find respective metadata on each organization that includes: Country, Industry, CEO, Market Cap. From the initial brief company overview,…
  • Dec 14

    Accountability of AI Under the Law: The Role of Explanation

    Accountability of AI Under the Law: The Role of Explanation
    Accountability of AI Under the Law: The Role of Explanation, November 27, 2017. “The ubiquity of systems using artificial intelligence or “AI” has brought increasing attention to how those systems should be regulated. The…
  • Dec 14

    Journal of African American Studies published free issue completely focused on Prince

    Journal of African American Studies published free issue completely focused on Prince
    Journal of African American Studies, Volume 21, Issue 3, September 2017. Special Issue on Prince (free to read online – PDF download of all articles in this issue also free) “The primary responsibility of the scholar is to put in…
Rank this Week: 14

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Dec 14

    President Not the Chief Law Enforcement Officer or Above the Law

    President Not the Chief Law Enforcement Officer or Above the Law
    It is now obvious that the President of the United States is under criminal investigation, ranging from possible obstruction of justice to money laundering. President Trump has hired an extensive—some would say less than…
  • Dec 14

    Undocumented Immigrant Not Guilty of Steinle Murder, Will Be Deported

    Undocumented Immigrant Not Guilty of Steinle Murder, Will Be Deported
    The undocumented immigrant charged with shooting and killing Kate Steinle in San Francisco in 2015 was recently acquitted of murder, although he will be deported to Mexico on other felony charges.   Even before this controversial jury…
  • Dec 8

    The Crime of Chronic Pain

    The Crime of Chronic Pain
    The numbers are indeed alarming.   100 million Americans live with chronic pain. It is the most common cause of long-term disability in this country. Pain affects more people in the U.S. than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer…
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
Rank this Week: 15

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Dec 15

    News Headlines for Dec 15, 2017

    News Headlines for Dec 15, 2017
    Sears lands another deal with Amazon to sell car batteries, tires ,Retailers’ December imports to rise on last-minute restocking: NRF ,Hedge Fund and Rural Phone Company Face Off in Court Over Debt Drama – Bloomberg ,Marijuana…
  • Dec 15

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 15, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 15, 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 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…
Rank this Week: 16

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
Rank this Week: 20

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Securities Law Attorneys Blog

Covers securities law. By Fitapelli | Kurta.

http://www.securitieslawattorneys.net/
  • Dec 15

    Roger Kroeger Was Discharged From a Former Employer

    Roger Kroeger Was Discharged From a Former Employer
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 14, 2017 indicate that former Florida-based Invest Financial Corporation broker/adviser Roger Kroeger has been charged with…
  • Dec 15

    Christopher Norton Has Received a Pending Customer Complaint

    Christopher Norton Has Received a Pending Customer Complaint
    Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 14, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Aegis Capital broker/adviser Christopher Norton has received a pending customer dispute.…
  • Dec 15

    Terrance Arges Has Nine Financial Disclosure

    Terrance Arges Has Nine Financial Disclosure
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 14, 2017 indicate that California-based Cuso Financial Services broker/adviser Terrance Arges has been involved in a customer…
Rank this Week: 18

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 15

    7 Reasons to Celebrate Legal Research and the Fact That It’s There to Stay

    7 Reasons to Celebrate Legal Research and the Fact That It’s There to Stay
    In his book What Technology Wants, Kevin Kelly (the founding executive editor of Wired magazine) writes that: History is rife with cases of misguided technological expectations from the inventors themselves. Thomas Edison believed his…
  • Dec 14

    Don’t Believe Everything You Think

    Don’t Believe Everything You Think
    November has set in, along with its cold blustery weather and long dark nights. Inside, it’s a busy time of year for law firms and legal departments. This combination of a lot of work and not a lot of daylight hours can be quite a…
  • Dec 13

    Med-Arb: Efficiency vs. Justice?

    Med-Arb: Efficiency vs. Justice?
    I had the pleasure recently of co-chairing a one-day seminar on mediation-arbitration (med-arb), sponsored by the ADR Institute of Ontario, the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario and Osgoode Professional Development. The program…
Rank this Week: 17

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Dec 12

    Hannukah with the Blawgers – Blawg Review #191 (Archive post)

    Hannukah with the Blawgers – Blawg Review #191 (Archive post)
    LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® is privileged to host the Blawg Review of Lights on this festive night! That is, Happy Hannukah!  Yes, the fundamental narrative of Hannukah is black–letter: Hannukah celebrates...
  • Dec 7

    Unlikely to confuse

    Unlikely to confuse
    Check out, and think about, this post by John Welch and, of course, the article he’s writing about, one of whose authors is Barton Beebe, whom I had the pleasure...
  • Nov 28

    More on virtual infringement

    More on virtual infringement
    Originally posted 2013-01-13 22:41:32. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’ve already written about what they’re writing about it, and now, so has Victoria Pynchon.
Rank this Week: 21

The Many Faces of Mike McBride

The Many Faces of Mike McBride

Covers software, hardware and electronic evidence for litigation support professionals.

http://mikemcbrideonline.com/category/litigationsupport/
  • Dec 11

    ABA Tech Report 2017 is Out

    ABA Tech Report 2017 is Out
    Available on the website. Looks like quite a few interesting articles and survey results: The ABA Legal Technology Resource Center (LTRC) is proud to present the fifth annual ABA TECHREPORT. ABA TECHREPORT dives into…
  • Dec 6

    Linked – The Paradise Papers, Nuix and the repurposing of discovery tools and skill

    Linked – The Paradise Papers, Nuix and the repurposing of discovery tools and skill
    Chris is right about this, as eDiscovery tools and skills become more and more focused on “finding the right information”, they cross over into a lot of other areas, investigations, information governance, HR, and on and on.…
  • Nov 29

    eDiscovery Day is Coming

    eDiscovery Day is Coming
    We sent a version of this to our attorneys at work too. 😉  Thanksgiving has passed, and while we know there are plenty of other holidays to look forward to in December, we don’t want you to overlook a very ……
Rank this Week: 19

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • 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: 22

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 32

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 15

    Ohio county sues 20+ opioid manufacturers and distributor

    Ohio county sues 20+ opioid manufacturers and distributor
    In the midst of a growing and devastating opioid epidemic, officials in Lorain County, Ohio, filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] in the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas [official website] Friday against 25 large drug companies and…
  • Dec 15

    In Other News ...

    In Other News ...
    The legal world is a busy place. Here are a few stories we didn’t get to this week that we thought you might be interested in. Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] said Monday there are “strong indications of election fraud…
  • Dec 15

    States act against FCC net neutrality rollback

    States act against FCC net neutrality rollback
    States reacted swiftly Thursday to challenge the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) decision to undo [JURIST report] the set of internet regulations known as net neutrality. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman took the lead…
Rank this Week: 28

The White Law Group's Securities…

The White Law Group's Securities Fraud Blog

Covers securities fraud cases, investment fraud practices and securities industry regulations.

http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com/securities-fraud/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Payson Petroleum – Update on Fraud Investigation

    Payson Petroleum – Update on Fraud Investigation
    SEC Charges Griffin brothers with Fraud over Payson Petroleum Partnerships Did you lose money investing in Payson Petroleum at the advice of your financial advisor? If so, the securities attorneys at The White Law Group may be able to help…
  • Dec 14

    CNL Lifestyle Properties Inc. – Plan of Dissolution

    CNL Lifestyle Properties Inc. – Plan of Dissolution
    CNL Lifestyle Properties Inc. – Securities Investigation The White Law Group is investigating potential claims involving broker-dealers who may have unsuitably recommended CNL Lifestyle Properties to investors. CNL Lifestyle Properties…
  • Dec 14

    Former MA Next Rep JoeAnn Walker Barred from Securities Industry

    Former MA Next Rep JoeAnn Walker Barred from Securities Industry
    FINRA inquiry of JoeAnn Walker involves Unsuitable VA sales According to theFinancial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the regulator has barred former Next Financial advisor JoeAnn Walker (CRD#: 2210194, Brockton, MA) for not…
Rank this Week: 30

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Dec 12

    Lamarcus Jones Killed in Milledgeville Apartment Shooting. Negligent Security?

    Lamarcus Jones Killed in Milledgeville Apartment Shooting. Negligent Security?
    Did negligent security contribute to this tragic loss? Local News Gunfire erupted at the Cedaridge apartment complex Friday morning, December 8, 2017, claiming the life of 33-year-old Lamarcus Jarrod Jones and leaving Reginald Deon Harris…
  • Dec 11

    Patrick McCumber Shot, Injured in Macon Hotel Parking Lot. Security Failure?

    Patrick McCumber Shot, Injured in Macon Hotel Parking Lot. Security Failure?
    Did negligent security contribute to this senseless shooting? Local News 28-year-old Patrick Shawn McCumber was reportedly shot and injured in the parking lot of a Macon hotel Saturday morning, December 9, 2017. According to The Macon…
  • Dec 8

    Negligent Security? 2 BP Employees Injured in Violent Robbery

    Negligent Security? 2 BP Employees Injured in Violent Robbery
    Did negligent security contribute to this senseless Columbus gas station shooting? Local News Police have allegedly made an arrest in the violent Columbus gas station robbery, which left two employees injured Thursday afternoon, December 7,…
Rank this Week: 24

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: 29

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
Rank this Week: 25

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

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

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work

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

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

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

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

    Yes You Can Refile Your Chapter 13 Case, But Should You?
    If you are facing a foreclosure, vehicle repossession, wage garnishment or other financial crisis, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be a great tool to stop the chaos.  As the type of bankruptcy that includes a repayment plan, Chapter 13 can…
Rank this Week: 23

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 27

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

https://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com
Rank this Week: 26

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: 31

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 15

    The Wrong Reason To Visit Niagara Fall

    The Wrong Reason To Visit Niagara Fall
    An attorney who had failed to respond to bar complaints surrendered his license in a proceeding before the Law Society of Upper Canada. The background facts are straightforward. During the summer and fall of 2016, the Law Society received…
  • Dec 15

    The Tractor Story

    The Tractor Story
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has reprimanded an attorney A reprimand is the appropriate sanction when an attorney appointed as the personal representative of an estate impulsively sold for $500 a tractor worth $10,000 stored by one of the…
  • Dec 15

    Outsmarting A Narcissist: The FBI And Fake New

    Outsmarting A Narcissist: The FBI And Fake New
    The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the FBI did not adequately search for information concerning "fake news" operations In 2007, Seattle-area Timberline High School began receiving…
Rank this Week: 49

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 15

    About that Judiciary Committte Hearing

    About that Judiciary Committte Hearing
    Matthew Spencer Petersen, an FEC commissioner and a nominee to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, had a rough time at his confirmation hearing Wednesday when he was unable to answer probing legal questions…
  • Dec 15

    Academic Freedom at NYU-Shanghai: A Year-End Report from a Participant

    Academic Freedom at NYU-Shanghai: A Year-End Report from a Participant
    As the end of the term approaches here at NYU-Shanghai, it is a good time once more to examine the question of whether American universities’ campuses in China enjoy academic freedom. I have posted on this question several times before (see…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 41

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    FDA Issues Import Alert over Hepatitis A Tainted Tuna

    FDA Issues Import Alert over Hepatitis A Tainted Tuna
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an Import Alert over hepatitis A found in raw, frozen tuna from Sustainable Seafood Co. Ltd. in Can Lam, Vietnam, and P.T. Deho Canning Company in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. “FDA believes…
  • Dec 14

    Canadian Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak: 30 Sick with 1 Dead

    Canadian Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak: 30 Sick with 1 Dead
    So, where did the romaine lettuce come from? 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 33

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law…

Before the Bar Blog - ABA For Law Students

Before the Bar brings together a diversity of opinions, experiences and voices associated with the law – from students to attorneys and judges to members of the legal education field. Its purpose is to connect law students to the future of law.

http://abaforlawstudents.com/stay-informed/before-the-bar-blog/
  • Dec 15

    These two dudes owned some steamboats, their suit did SCOTUS quell (Gibbons v. Ogden)

    These two dudes owned some steamboats, their suit did SCOTUS quell (Gibbons v. Ogden)
    This is the latest in a series of Quimbee.com case brief videos. Have you signed up for your Quimbee membership? The American Bar Association offers three months of Quimbee study aids (a $72 value) for law student…
  • Dec 14

    Email communications between lawyers and clients are privileged, right?

    Email communications between lawyers and clients are privileged, right?
    Lawyers using email to communicate with clients is the norm. There is usually an expectation and understanding that these communications are privileged. But, can the privilege be lost? Consider the following scenario. Scroll all the way down…
  • Dec 13

    Banning laptops is not the solution to better learning

    Banning laptops is not the solution to better learning
    Devices like cell phones, tablets, and laptops can be distracting. When students have access to these devices in the classroom it means that, instead of paying attention to what is going on in class, they might text, snap, tweet, or surf. The…
Rank this Week: 37

Cannabis Law Group's Medical…

Cannabis Law Group's Medical Marijuana Legal Blog

Covers marijuana collectives, dispensaries and legalization in California.

http://www.marijuanalawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    DOJ: Marijuana Businesses Will Not Receive Bankruptcy Aid

    DOJ: Marijuana Businesses Will Not Receive Bankruptcy Aid
    Marijuana business owners have many reasons to carefully manage their assets. Now, a recently-published article by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Executive Office for U.S. Trustees gives another: Marijuana businesses cannot expect…
  • Dec 12

    California Now Accepting Recreational Marijuana Business License Application

    California Now Accepting Recreational Marijuana Business License Application
    Last week, the state of California started accepting applications from marijuana businesses and start-ups seeking to operate within the state’s legalized marijuana industry in 2018. This is a major milestone from this burgeoning market,…
  • Dec 10

    Jeff Sessions Intends to Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Where it is Legal

    Jeff Sessions Intends to Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Where it is Legal
    As everyone knows, medical marijuana is illegal under federal law because it is listed as a Schedule I drug. While a majority of states and the District the Columbia have legalized medical marijuana, the federal government could theoretically…
Rank this Week: 38

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Comic Con (TM)

    Comic Con (TM)
    The term Comic Con has become synonymous with a certain culture.  In recent years, comic book conventions (and comic book culture), have become increasingly popular.  Annual comic book conventions are held in major cities across the…
  • Dec 14

    All That Glitters is Not One to Mold

    All That Glitters is Not One to Mold
    To me, one of the most exciting aspects of intellectual property law is when patent law and trademark law intersect in product or packaging design.  Last week, I had the honor of speaking to a graduate product design class at the…
  • Dec 13

    Torchy’s “Damn Good” Trademark Bullying…Or Not?

    Torchy’s “Damn Good” Trademark Bullying…Or Not?
    A few weeks ago, a Mexican restaurant in Fort Collins, Colorado, named “Dam Good Tacos,” agreed to change its name based on a settlement in a trademark dispute with another Mexican restaurant, Torchy’s Tacos.…
Rank this Week: 48

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
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Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 34

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: 43

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

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

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Garden Grove

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Garden Grove
    A 71-year-old man who was crossing a street in Garden Grove was struck and killed by a vehicle the night of December 8, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incidents occurred in the southbound lane of…
  • Dec 4

    Bicyclist Injured in Fullerton Car Crash

    Bicyclist Injured in Fullerton Car Crash
    A 39-year-old man was critically injured in a Fullerton bicycle accident after he was struck by a car the evening of December 1, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury crash occurred near the…
  • Nov 30

    Teenager Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident Near Orange County School

    Teenager Critically Injured in Pedestrian Accident Near Orange County School
    A 14-year-old boy suffered critical injuries in a pedestrian accident near San Juan Hills High School in San Juan Capistrano the morning of November 28, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury…
Rank this Week: 44

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Nov 7

    Small Funds Leading to Big Impact

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

    25 Years of Environmental Justice at the EPA

    25 Years of Environmental Justice at the EPA
    by Danny Gogal For a quarter of a century, the EPA has worked to address the environmental and public health concerns of minority, low-income and indigenous communities.  I have been blessed to be a part of this effort since its ……
  • Oct 31

    Joy in Mudville

    Joy in Mudville
    by Tom Damm If you were lucky enough to catch one of the record number of home run balls hit in Major League ballparks this year, you may have noticed that the ball didn’t look brand new – that there … Continue reading…
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Orange Book Blog

Orange Book Blog

Covers patent and FDA law, including authorized generics, biogenerics, Hatch-Waxman litigation and Orange Book patent listing/delisting. By Aaron F. Barkoff.

http://www.orangebookblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    PTAB Grants Hospira's Request for Rehearing, Institutes IPR of Herceptin Patent

    PTAB Grants Hospira's Request for Rehearing, Institutes IPR of Herceptin Patent
    Hospira, Inc. v. Genentech, Inc., IPR2017-00731 (PTAB) by Aaron F. Barkoff Apparently it is not impossible to change the PTAB's mind. In a rare decision last week, the Board granted Hospira's request for rehearing of its earlier decision…
  • Oct 6

    Functional Claiming of Antibodies: (Continue to) Proceed With Caution

    Functional Claiming of Antibodies: (Continue to) Proceed With Caution
    CAFC holds that later-developed antibody species may be evidence that a claimed antibody genus is invalid for lack of written description, and casts doubt on the “antibody exception” Amgen Inc. v. Sanofi, No. 2017-1480 (Fed. Cir.…
  • May 24

    Meet the McAndrews Team at BIO 2016!

    Meet the McAndrews Team at BIO 2016!
    The McAndrews team will be at BIO 2016 in San Francisco and we're hosting a cocktail reception on Tuesday, June 7. Please join us if you'll be attending BIO!
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Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 46