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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 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... [[…
  • Dec 12

    Alabama Senate Results: Live Blog

    Alabama Senate Results: Live Blog
    Update: 10:30 pm: The New York Times, CNN and NBC call the race for Doug Jones! (I beat them by 25 minutes.) Congratulations to Doug Jones. America thanks you. Donald Trump loses again. Who says you can't go home? Update 10:05 pm: The…
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

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

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: 6

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

    ANDREW FIXES UP OSWEGO'S ROUTE 104

    ANDREW FIXES UP OSWEGO'S ROUTE 104
    Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $14 Million Route 104 Rehabilitation in Oswego County Improves and Widens Four Miles of Major Route for Tourism and Commerce along Lake Ontario Project Announced During "Capital for a Day" in…
  • Dec 13

    AN ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN ...

    AN ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN ...
    @ Fort Lauderdale International Airport No using the rest room? (There will be plenty of "accidents," for sure.)
  • Dec 13

    UNITED'S PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM RAVIOLI

    UNITED'S PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM RAVIOLI
    Despite the sauce, the pasta was dry. No nuking pasta. It doesn't work.
Rank this Week: 7

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

    :@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…
  • Dec 13

    [Ilya Somin] No, Trump is not Making Separation of Powers Great Again

    [Ilya Somin] No, Trump is not Making Separation of Powers Great Again
    In recent weeks, even some commentators who are not normally sympathetic to President Trump have praised him for supposedly restoring the separation of powers. They include legal scholar Josh Blackman, former American Enterprise Institute…
Rank this Week: 8

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Dec 14

    Thursday round-up

    Thursday round-up
    At The Federalist, Margot Cleveland notes that although the justices denied cert this week in Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital, which asks whether federal law prohibits employment discrimination based on sexual orientation, “[t]he…
  • Dec 13

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Southern California Edison Company v. Nevada Department of Taxation 17-755 Issue: Whether proof that a tax scheme violates the dormant commerce clause by favoring in-state interests over out-of-state…
Rank this Week: 9

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: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Dec 13

    UN rights chief: sanctions limiting North Korea aid effort

    UN rights chief: sanctions limiting North Korea aid effort
    The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights reported [press release] Monday that sanctions against the People’s Democratic Republic on North Korea have a negative effect on aid efforts. High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein…
  • Dec 13

    Amnesty: EU member states complicit in abuse of refugees in Libya

    Amnesty: EU member states complicit in abuse of refugees in Libya
    Amnesty International on Monday accused [report, PDF] EU member states of being complicit in the abuse and torture of refugees and migrants that have journeyed across Africa and are now being detained in Libya. The Libyan coastguard,…
  • Dec 12

    Another federal court blocks Trump administration's ban on transgender military recruit

    Another federal court blocks Trump administration's ban on transgender military recruit
    The US District Court for the Western District of Washington [official website] on Monday blocked [order, PDF] President Donald Trump’s transgender military ban. US District Judge Marsha Pechman partially granted the preliminary…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 12

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: 13

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 14

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: 15

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: 16

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: 17

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

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: 19

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Federal Court Chides Western Michigan-Thomas Cooley Law School For Seeking TRO To Block ABA's Release Of Letter On School's Noncompliance With Accreditation Standard

    Federal Court Chides Western Michigan-Thomas Cooley Law School For Seeking TRO To Block ABA's Release Of Letter On School's Noncompliance With Accreditation Standard
    Following up on last month's post, Western Michigan-Cooley Law School Seeks TRO To Prevent ABA From Releasing A Letter About Its Accreditation Status: the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has denied the TRO in a…
  • Dec 14

    Call for Papers: University of North Carolina Tax Symposium

    Call for Papers: University of North Carolina Tax Symposium
    The University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler School of Business has issued a call for papers for its Twenty-First Annual Tax Symposium to be held April 21-22, 2018. The symposium "is designed to bring together leading tax scholars from…
  • Dec 14

    What's A Lawyer Worth?

    What's A Lawyer Worth?
    Forbes: What's A Lawyer Worth?, by Mark A. Cohen (CEO, LegalMosaic; Fellow, Northwestern Center for Practice Engagement and Innovation), What's A Lawyer Worth?: ‘What’s a lawyer worth?’ is a serious question that could also launch a…
Rank this Week: 20

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: 21

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Dec 4

    Kroger Recalls Infant Water Due To Mold

    Kroger Recalls Infant Water Due To Mold
    The Kroger Company has recalled Comforts FOR BABY Purified Water with Fluoride Added 1 GAL (3.78 L) with sell by dates from 4/26/2018 to 10/10/2018, after receiving complaints about mold in the product. Testing by Kroger has identified the…
Rank this Week: 22

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 13

    Let's Talk About Kozinski's Victim: Heidi Bond

    Let's Talk About Kozinski's Victim: Heidi Bond
    While many of us can practically recite what the victims of sexual harassment say they endured from Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K. and Matt Lauer, do we look beyond those moments and consider how it altered the trajectory of these women's…
Rank this Week: 23

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: 24

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 25

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 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…
  • Dec 6

    OPINION – December 6, 2017

    OPINION – December 6, 2017
    State v. J. Terronez DA 16-0611 2017 MT 296 Criminal – Sexual Intercourse without Consent
Rank this Week: 26

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 27

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 28

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

    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…
  • Dec 14

    Markovic on "Rebooting Justice" by Barton & Biba

    Markovic on "Rebooting Justice" by Barton & Biba
    Milan Markovic (Texas A&M University School of Law) has posted Justice Triage (Stanford Law & Policy Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This is a review essay of Benjamin Barton and Stephanos Bibas’s new book,…
Rank this Week: 29

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    Board 'the beast': migrants' daring train ride through Mexico – in picture

    Board 'the beast': migrants' daring train ride through Mexico – in picture
    The Guardian has a feature with photos by Veronica G Cardenas. Cardenas photographed life on the route of la Bestia – the freight train on which Central American men, women and children band together as a caravan to make the...
  • Dec 13

    Immigration Article of the Day: Immigration Law Allies and Administrative Law Adversaries by Jill E. Family

    Immigration Article of the Day: Immigration Law Allies and Administrative Law Adversaries by Jill E. Family
    Immigration Law Allies and Administrative Law Adversaries by Jill E. Family Georgetown Immigration Law Review, ForthcomingWidener University - Commonwealth Law School Date Written: December 5, 2017 Abstract There is a largely unnoticed…
  • Dec 13

    Salma Hayek on Harvey Weinstein

    Salma Hayek on Harvey Weinstein
    In this New York Times piece, Mexican Actress Salma Hayek, whose work has been featured on this blog, joins the women who have horror stories of harassment at the hands of Hollywood's Harvey Weinstein. She concludes: "I am grateful…
Rank this Week: 30

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
  • Dec 13

    CFP: LSE Law Review

    CFP: LSE Law Review
    The LSE Law Review (London School of Economics and Political Science) invites submissions for volume 3, to be published in March 2018. The submission deadline is Feb. 4, 2018.
  • Dec 13

    Political Theology – Atlanta, GA

    Political Theology – Atlanta, GA
    The Political Theology Network holds its inaugural conference Feb. 15-17, 2018, at Emory. The proposal deadline is Dec. 18, 2017. The conference is organized by Vincent Lloyd (Villanova Dept. of...
  • Dec 13

    International Competition Law – St. Gallen, Switzerland

    International Competition Law – St. Gallen, Switzerland
    The University of St. Gallen presents the 25th St.Gallen International Competition Law Forum ICFJune 7-8, 2018. High-ranking speakers inform about and debate on the current trends in European and International...
Rank this Week: 31

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 32

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: 33

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    Thoughts on Rod Rosenstein’s Testimony

    Thoughts on Rod Rosenstein’s Testimony
    I have not watched all of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee yesterday. But I watched three hours of it, and that was quite enough to convey the disturbing and dangerous nature of the…
  • Dec 14

    A Rorschach Test for Civil-Military Relation

    A Rorschach Test for Civil-Military Relation
    Earlier this week, I wrote in Slate about how America’s military leaders have seemingly improvised a new norm of civil-military relations in response to President Donald Trump. The latest proving ground for this norm is the debate over…
  • Dec 13

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. was ready to talk to North Korea without any preconditions, CNN reported. The White House said the U.S. stance on the matter had not changed, but analysts said the statement signals a more open…
Rank this Week: 34

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: 35

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: 36

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 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…
  • Dec 11

    Northwestern Law Review Exclusive Submissions - Spring 2018

    Northwestern Law Review Exclusive Submissions - Spring 2018
    Northwestern Law Review's exclusive submission window for Spring 2018 law review submissions will be open from January 1, 2018, to January 14, 2018. Publication decisions will be guaranteed by February 5, 2018. All the information about this…
Rank this Week: 37

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking
    Revived from the dead so I can cross post this with my Facebook page:Tyler Cowen offers his ranking of Shakespeare plays.  I take the bait.  Not quite a ranking; there are a number of plays that I think are really interesting but…
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
Rank this Week: 38

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: 39

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • 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…
  • Dec 13

    Restructured Tax Code Would Unduly Burden People with Disabilitie

    Restructured Tax Code Would Unduly Burden People with Disabilitie
    In its current form, the tax bill would have some negative implications for those with spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. The version of the tax bill passed by the House eliminates a widely used deduction utilized by millions,…
  • Dec 13

    The Trust Beneficial Owner Register

    The Trust Beneficial Owner Register
    The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017 (MLR 2017) were passed in the U.K. in June. Part of the legislation requires certain trustees to maintain a register of “beneficial ownership information”…
Rank this Week: 40

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

    Calling Jerry Lundegaard: Would You Buy A Used Car From This Attorney?

    Calling Jerry Lundegaard: Would You Buy A Used Car From This Attorney?
    Discipline imposed by the New York Appellate Division for the Third Judicial Department As a result of, among other things, his involvement in a scheme to defraud a lender during the course of his ownership of a car dealership, respondent...
  • Dec 14

    Divisible By Three

    Divisible By Three
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court imposed a year and a day suspension for an attorney's misconduct in two matters. Count One could be a good PR exam question (thinking along these lines as my students are being tested today) The client...
  • Dec 14

    "You May Step Back"

    "You May Step Back"
    The Ohio Supreme Court web page links to this story in the Sandusky Register reported by Brandon Addeo Sandusky attorney K. Ronald Bailey turned himself over to deputies Monday to begin serving a 30-day jail sentence. Bailey, of the Bailey...
Rank this Week: 41

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

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

    Erbas on DNA Database

    Erbas on DNA Database
    Rahime Erbaş (Istanbul University, Faculty of Law) has posted The Tension between Genome Privacy and Criminal Justice in the Wake of DNA Databases (Journal of Penal Law and Criminology 2017; 5 (2):163-178) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Dec 13

    McAllister on Tiny Homes and the Fourth Amendment

    McAllister on Tiny Homes and the Fourth Amendment
    Marc Chase McAllister (Texas State University, San Marcos - College of Business Administration) has posted Go Tiny or Go Home: How Living Tiny May Inadvertently Reduce Privacy Rights in the Home (South Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming) on…
  • Dec 12

    "Rebellious Jurors Make the World a Better Place"

    "Rebellious Jurors Make the World a Better Place"
    From Reason, via the NACDL news scan: After criticism by some local officials of a new program that refers people caught with four ounces or less of marijuana for fines and community service, El Paso, Texas, Police Chief Greg Allen...
Rank this Week: 43

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: 42

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 13

    ICC Assembly of States Parties Symposium: Day 8

    ICC Assembly of States Parties Symposium: Day 8
    Day 8 of the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties (ASP) featured a number of important discussions. The morning plenary began with an interactive session on the 20th anniversary of the ICC, including an address by the…
  • Dec 13

    Élection d’une juge canadienne à la Cour pénale internationale : Qui est Kimberly Prost?

    Élection d’une juge canadienne à la Cour pénale internationale : Qui est Kimberly Prost?
    Le 5 décembre 2017, lors de la 16e Assemblée des États parties (AÉP) à la Cour pénale internationale (CPI), la juge canadienne Kimberly Prost a été élue au…
  • Dec 12

    SGBV at the Centre of the ASP16 Discussion

    SGBV at the Centre of the ASP16 Discussion
    As States Parties to the Rome Statute and civil society organizations come together at the annual meeting of the International Criminal Court’s (“ICC”) governing body, the issue of gender justice, and more specifically of…
Rank this Week: 45

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: 44