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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

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

    The Streaming Landscape After Disney’s Deal

    The Streaming Landscape After Disney’s Deal
    Netflix is the clear leader in the streaming wars, but Disney’s deal with 21st Century Fox changes things. Here’s a look at the various streaming services.
  • Dec 14

    Murdoch Speaks on the Fox-Disney Merger

    Murdoch Speaks on the Fox-Disney Merger
    Disney's deal to buy most of 21st Century Fox's assets started with an informal chat at Rupert Murdoch's winery.
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 3

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: 4

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: 5

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: 6

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: 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

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Good and Bad Critiques of the Mueller Investigation

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Good and Bad Critiques of the Mueller Investigation
    Republican officeholders, pro-Trump partisans and anti-anti-Trump commentators have become increasingly shrill in their critiques of special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to…
  • Dec 14

    [Ilya Somin] How Using Eminent Domain to Seize Land for a Border Wall Harms American Property Owner

    [Ilya Somin] How Using Eminent Domain to Seize Land for a Border Wall Harms American Property Owner
    Building Trump's much-ballyhooed border wall will requiring using eminent domain to forcibly take the land of numerous property owners. If that happens, many of the property owners probably will not get anything like adequate compensation. A…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 8

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

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

    EVERYTHING YOU DO NOW ....

    EVERYTHING YOU DO NOW ....
    Everything you do now is the present. (Did they mean "for your future?")
  • Dec 14

    SHE SAID IT WAS A PASTRY PUFF

    SHE SAID IT WAS A PASTRY PUFF
    It was some sort of spinach quiche? I don't know, because what I bit into had no discernible taste.
  • Dec 14

    CHECK OUT THEIR RIDE

    CHECK OUT THEIR RIDE
    Ritz Carlton, Bal Harbour, offers bikes. (No thanks.)
Rank this Week: 9

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

    Tams on International Community as a Legal Concept

    Tams on International Community as a Legal Concept
    Christian J. Tams (University of Glasgow, School of Law) has posted The 'International Community' as a Legal Concept (Jean D'Aspremont /Sahib Singh (eds.), Fundamental Concepts of International Law (Edward Elgar, Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here…
  • Dec 14

    Dailey on Law & the Unconciou

    Dailey on Law & the Unconciou
    Anne C. Dailey (University of Connecticut - School of Law) has posted Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective (Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective, Yale University Press (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • 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…
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 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: 11

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: 12

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 13

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    From the Bookshelves: The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom by Helen Thorpe

    From the Bookshelves: The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom by Helen Thorpe
    The Newcomers: inding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom by Helen Thorpe From an award-winning, “meticulously observant” (The New Yorker) writer comes a powerful and moving account of how refugee teenagers at a Denver…
  • Dec 14

    Are Puerto Ricans really American citizens?

    Are Puerto Ricans really American citizens?
    Charles Venator-Santiago on The Conversation reminds us of the legal ambivalence about U.S. citizenship for Puerto Ricans. KJ
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 14

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

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

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Oct 13

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference
    National Business Law Scholars Conference Thursday & Friday, June 21-22, 2018 Call for Papers The National Business Law Scholars Conference...
  • Jun 26

    American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill

    American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill
    I know most bloggers today are consumed with the June avalanche of Supreme Court opinions and cert grants, but something...
  • May 25

    AALS BA Call for Paper

    AALS BA Call for Paper
    Call for Papers AALS Section on Business Associations Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance AALS Annual Meeting, January 5, 2018 The...
Rank this Week: 17

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 14

    Justice Hart

    Justice Hart
    Congratulations to Melissa Hart, who was just named to the Colorado Supreme Court! Apparently, she will continue to teach, which I'm sure her colleagues and students at University of Colorado will be happy to hear. -Jeff Hirsch
  • Dec 14

    NLRB Changes Joint Employer and Workplace Policy Standard

    NLRB Changes Joint Employer and Workplace Policy Standard
    Well, that didn't take long. A mere day after our post about possible changes from the new NLRB, the Board has announced two major rule reversals. The second case announced, as will surprise exactly no one, reverses the NLRB's…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 18

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 19

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    The GOP Tax Plan’s Effect on Estate Planning

    The GOP Tax Plan’s Effect on Estate Planning
    The GOP definitely wants to get rid of the estate tax. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan commented, “We just think it’s unfair. Death should be not a taxable event, and we should not be stopping people from being able to...
  • Dec 14

    An Estate Planning Nightmare: Hopper v. JP Morgan

    An Estate Planning Nightmare: Hopper v. JP Morgan
    Max Hopper served as Senior Vice President of American Airlines, Chief Information Officer of Bank of America, and was chairman of the Sabre Group. The Texas native accumulated an extensive and impressive resume over the course of his working…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 20

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: 21

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: 22

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: 23

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 14

    Bridging the Privacy Gap: GDPR – Santa Clara, CA

    Bridging the Privacy Gap: GDPR – Santa Clara, CA
    The Santa Clara Journal of International Law presents Bridging the Privacy Gap: GDPR Feb. 9, 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most far reaching, complex, and strict...
  • Dec 14

    CFP: European Competition & Regulatory Law Review

    CFP: European Competition & Regulatory Law Review
    The European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe) invites submissions. The journal “provides a practical and intellectual forum to discuss, comment and review all issues raised by the development and...
  • Dec 14

    Competition, Regulation & Pluralism in the Online World – Florence, Italy

    Competition, Regulation & Pluralism in the Online World – Florence, Italy
    The 2018 Annual Scientific Seminar on the Economics, Law and Policy of Communications and Media, Competition, Regulation and Pluralism in the Online World, takes place March 22-23, 2018, in Florence. The...
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

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: 26

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • 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…
  • Dec 13

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. R. v. Marakah, 2017 SCC 59 [1]…
Rank this Week: 27

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

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

    Around the IP Blogs!

    Around the IP Blogs!
    JIPLP (The weblog of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice)The JIPLP “is thrilled to announce that Sir Richard Arnold (High Court of England and Wales - Chancery Division) has accepted the invitation to join its…
  • Dec 14

    UPC - update from UK on statutory instrument

    UPC - update from UK on statutory instrument
    The saltireA quick update from the UK on the outstanding legislation that will enable the UK to ratify the UPC Agreement: yesterday the Privy Council made an Order approving the draft Scottish statutory instrument that grants…
  • Dec 13

    The ILO rules reinstatement of Board of Appeal member, but EPO resist

    The ILO rules reinstatement of Board of Appeal member, but EPO resist
    There was a major development last week in the saga of the suspension of the member of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office, which, however, still has failed to bring the affair to a conclusion.To recap the tale which has been…
Rank this Week: 28

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: 29

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: 30

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: 31

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.
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New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
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Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Dec 14

    Chakravartty from Notre Dame to Miami

    Chakravartty from Notre Dame to Miami
    Anjan Chakravartty, a leading philosopher of science currently at the University of Notre Dame, has accepted the Appignani Foundation Chair in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Miami, effective next fall (this Chair was…
  • Dec 14

    Nepotism, a glorious tradition at the New York Time

    Nepotism, a glorious tradition at the New York Time
    It continues.
  • Dec 14

    The decline in philosophy (and other humanities) majors since 2010

    The decline in philosophy (and other humanities) majors since 2010
    Schwitzgebel collects the data, and it is alarming. The trend will continue, I expect, and it is surely attributable to the cost of higher education and the increasing pressure this puts on students (sometimes through their families) to study…
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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…
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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: 36

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

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

    Hoppner on EU Copyright Reform: The Case for a New Publisher's Right

    Hoppner on EU Copyright Reform: The Case for a New Publisher's Right
    Thomas Hoppner, Technical University Wildau; Hausfeld RA LLP, is publishing EU Copyright Reform: The Case for a New Publisher's Right in Intellectual Property Quarterly (2018). Here is the abstract. This paper investigates the merits of a new…
  • Dec 14

    Disney Buys 21st Century Fox Entertainment Assets For $52.4 Billion

    Disney Buys 21st Century Fox Entertainment Assets For $52.4 Billion
    Disney is acquiring 21st Century Fox's movie studio and other entertainment assets, such as FX and National Geographic. The deal is worth over $52 billion in stock, and will allow Disney to compete more effectively with emerging media content…
  • Dec 13

    Schauer on Free Speech, the Search For Truth, and the Problem of Collective Knowledge @UVALaw

    Schauer on Free Speech, the Search For Truth, and the Problem of Collective Knowledge @UVALaw
    Frederick Schauer, University of Virginia School of Law, has published Free Speech, the Search for Truth, and the Problem of Collective Knowledge 70 SMU Law Review 231 (2017). Here is the abstract. This article, the written version of the…
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Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Dec 12

    PD Conflict

    PD Conflict
    Steve pointed me to the Illinois Supreme Court's opinion in People v. Cole, which holds that the Cook County Public Defender is not a "firm" within the meaning of Illinois Rule 1.10, which is substantively the same as the ABA...
  • Nov 23

    Joint Defense Agreements and Michael Flynn

    Joint Defense Agreements and Michael Flynn
    The New York Times just sent out an alert (here) with the following headline: A Split From Trump Indicates That Flynn Is Moving to Cooperate With Mueller The story includes this information about legal ethics: ... Defense lawyers frequently…
  • Nov 17

    The Case of the Vanishing Peer Reviewer

    The Case of the Vanishing Peer Reviewer
    [Cross-posted, with a slight change, from The Faculty Lounge] As I explained in a recent post,BMJ published a "Best Practice" guide last July that pretty much repudiated the psychosocial model ME/CFS that has been dominant in the U.K.…
Rank this Week: 38

Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog

Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    “Car Accident Lawyer Jobs Bill” Passes Senate

    “Car Accident Lawyer Jobs Bill” Passes Senate
    Early Saturday morning, the United States Senate passed a bill that, if enacted, will be a boon for car accident lawyers in Maryland and around the country.  The Senate’s tax reform bill included language which would decrease the…
  • Nov 13

    What Is a Nursing Home Death Case Worth in Maryland?

    What Is a Nursing Home Death Case Worth in Maryland?
    We have been handling more and more nursing home cases in the last few years.  How much is a nursing home case worth in Maryland? Well, nursing homes think a strong liability nursing home death case in Maryland is worth between $200,000…
  • Sep 20

    Maryland Bed Sore Claims | Answers for Your Question

    Maryland Bed Sore Claims | Answers for Your Question
    Get answers to your bed sore question and how to bring a nursing home lawsuit in Maryland
Rank this Week: 39

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    The role of the "myelin sheath" in conduction and multiple sclerosi

    The role of the "myelin sheath" in conduction and multiple sclerosi
    In April 2005 in an article in "Intellectual Property Today" entitled Intellectual Property at the Supreme Court and Before Congress [available LEXIS], LBE noted some "approximations" used by lawyers to explain certain science issues in the…
  • Dec 7

    CAFC addresses obviousness, marking, damages in Arctic Cat

    CAFC addresses obviousness, marking, damages in Arctic Cat
    In the technical area of thrust steeringsystems for personal watercraft (“PWC”) propelled by jetstream, Arctic Cat sued BRP for infringement.BRP did not do well before the jury, and sought JNOV:At trial, the jury found both…
  • Dec 7

    Perry Mason does patent

    Perry Mason does patent
    In "The Case of the Irate Inventor" (first broadcast 28 May 1960), "Perry Mason" brushes with patent law.Thirty-nine years before Pfaff, the idea of whether or not an invention was "ready for patenting" arose in determining "who owned" rights…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
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ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Nov 28

    Frontier Issues: Some thoughts from 2012, still relevant

    Frontier Issues: Some thoughts from 2012, still relevant
    In early 2012, Patrick Meier emailed me (and I think a few others) asking the following questions: If you had some of the most cutting edge software developers at your disposal and funding were not an issue, what major software/computing…
  • Oct 16

    Social media and government

    Social media and government
    Was invited by out-going Director General of the Government Information Department Ranga Kalansooriya late Sunday night to give a presentation the next day on social media and its importance for government officials, at a workshop organised…
  • Jul 8

    Hacking the referendum

    Hacking the referendum
    The government, despite strong opposition led by senior monk Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thero, said last week that it will nevertheless continue to pursue the constitutional reform process, which will be put to a referendum. This comes after PM…
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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…
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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

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

    McCabe & Mr. Mueller: Where Are We Now?

    McCabe & Mr. Mueller: Where Are We Now?
    With apologies to the memory of Robert Altman. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe wouldn't know a conflict of interest if it jumped up and bit him in the butt. He had no business supervising the Clinton Email investigation or the...
  • Dec 8

    The Next Potential Bombshell: Associate Deputy AG Ohr Met With Steele and Simpson.

    The Next Potential Bombshell: Associate Deputy AG Ohr Met With Steele and Simpson.
    James Rosen of Fox News reported last night that recently removed Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr (an Obama holdover) met during the 2016 Presidential campaign with Steele Dossier author Christopher Steele and shortly after the…
  • Dec 5

    "Follow the Money"

    "Follow the Money"
    Philip Ewing, NPR, Subpoena For Deutsche Bank May Put Mueller On Collision Course With Trump Arno Schuetze, Nathan Layne, Reuters, Deutsche Bank gets subpoena from Mueller on Trump accounts: source Russ Choma & Andy Kroll, Mother Jones,…
Rank this Week: 44

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Issue: Global Society

    New Issue: Global Society
    The latest issue of Global Society (Vol. 32, no. 1, 2018) is out. Contents include:Andrea Schneiker & Jutta Joachim, Revisiting Global Governance in Multistakeholder Initiatives: Club Governance Based on Ideational Prealignments Larry…
  • Dec 14

    deGuzman: The Global-Local Dilemma and the ICC's Legitimacy

    deGuzman: The Global-Local Dilemma and the ICC's Legitimacy
    Margaret M. deGuzman (Temple Univ. - Law) has posted The Global-Local Dilemma and the ICC's Legitimacy (in Legitimacy and International Courts, Harlan Grant Cohen et al eds., forthcoming). Here's the abstract:A key impediment to the…
  • Dec 14

    New Issue: Review of International Studie

    New Issue: Review of International Studie
    The latest issue of the Review of International Studies (Vol. 44, no. 1, January 2018) is out. Contents include:Rebecca Sanders, Human rights abuses at the limits of the law: Legal instabilities and vulnerabilities in the ‘Global War on…
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