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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/
  • Oct 19

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 18

    Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

    Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee
    Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Live video link) He promises to ramp up the war on drugs, especially the war on pain meds, prescribers and manufacturers, and war on immigrants. He praises Trump's border…
  • Oct 16

    Trump Adviser to Bail Out Weinstein's Company

    Trump Adviser to Bail Out Weinstein's Company
    Colony Capital, owned by Trump adviser Thomas J. Barrack Jr., has agreed to bail out Harvey Weinstein's company, providing an immediate cash infusion and then buying most if not all of the assets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
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

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/
  • Oct 20

    [Orin Kerr] The Fourth Amendment and querying the 702 database for evidence of crime

    [Orin Kerr] The Fourth Amendment and querying the 702 database for evidence of crime
    An interesting Fourth Amendment issue has come up in debates over the reauthorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. This is the authority, some will recall, that allows the government to collect from inside the…
  • Oct 20

    [Eugene Volokh] Interesting obituary related to the Carswell Supreme Court nomination

    [Eugene Volokh] Interesting obituary related to the Carswell Supreme Court nomination
    From Adam Bernstein, writing in The Post today: James E. Clayton, a judge’s son who in 1960 became The Washington Post’s first full-time U.S. Supreme Court reporter and later wrote stinging editorials that helped deny federal…
  • Oct 20

    [Eugene Volokh] Hold music

    [Eugene Volokh] Hold music
    I realize this might make me sound curmudgeonly, but here’s what strikes me as a needless source of annoyance: Hold music with vocals. I’m fine with being put on hold occasionally, but I want to be able to work effectively while…
Rank this Week: 7

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

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

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    ASPIRE FOR BETTER BANKING?

    ASPIRE FOR BETTER BANKING?
    Lucas, does your bank help or hurt your future? If you feel stuck putting your money in big banks or Wall Street investment funds, you should know about an alternative option which supports the future we all want to bring…
  • Oct 19

    JOIN SCOTT'S MOVEMENT

    JOIN SCOTT'S MOVEMENT
    Lucas, For progressives, every day seems to bring a new battle in Washington... A Republican Congress so firmly in the pocket of the NRA that even the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history won’t move it to discuss…
  • Oct 18

    READY FOR A LITTLE SCARE?

    READY FOR A LITTLE SCARE?
    We’re having a party, you’re in for a scare It’s a Halloween bash, so dress up if you dare Please Join Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. for His 3rd Annual Halloween Costume Bash Monday, October 30th 7-9 pm Pier…
Rank this Week: 8

Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

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

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Aug 28

    Williams v. Super. Ct., S227228

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

    P. v. Hopson, S228193

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

    P. v. Valencia, S223825

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

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/
  • Oct 20

    Discourtesy Leads To Reprimand

    Discourtesy Leads To Reprimand
    A Michigan attorney agreed to a reprimand by a Tri-County Hearing Panel Based upon respondent's admissions and the stipulation of the parties, the panel found that respondent failed to treat with courtesy and respect a person involved in the…
  • Oct 20

    Bad Advice Established Malpractice

    Bad Advice Established Malpractice
    An attorney's erroneous advice that a client could receive retroactive child support if she waited to establish the father's paternity formed the basis of a legal malpractice action. The attorney had persisted in the bad advice even after an…
  • Oct 20

    Public Business, Private Account

    Public Business, Private Account
    The Vermont Supreme Court reversed a decision and concluded that the Office of the Attorney General must conduct a search of employee's private accounts where public business is involved. The undisputed facts are as follows. On May 12, 2015,…
Rank this Week: 10

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Chief Justice Salmon Chase on the permanency of the Union, and Cynthia Nicoletti on Chase’s political ambition

    Chief Justice Salmon Chase on the permanency of the Union, and Cynthia Nicoletti on Chase’s political ambition
    In Texas v. White in 1869, Chief Justice Salmon Chase famously wrote for the Supreme Court that the “Constitution, in all its provisions, looks to an indestructible Union composed of indestructible States.” Chase’s opinion…
  • Oct 20

    Friday round-up

    Friday round-up
    Briefly: Subscript offers a graphic explainer on Wilson v. Sellers, which asks whether a federal court in a habeas case should “look through” a summary state-court ruling to review the last reasoned state-court decision. At The…
  • Oct 19

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh 17-432 Issue: Whether the rule of American Pipe and Construction Co. v. Utah tolls statutes of limitations to permit a previously absent class member to bring a…
Rank this Week: 11

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Oct 20

    "Prominent chefs oppose baker in major gay rights case"

    "Prominent chefs oppose baker in major gay rights case"
    "Prominent chefs oppose baker in major gay rights case": Mark Sherman of The Associated Press has this report.
  • Oct 20

    "Immigrant's abortion case fosters lively court debate, no ruling yet"

    "Immigrant's abortion case fosters lively court debate, no ruling yet"
    "Immigrant's abortion case fosters lively court debate, no ruling yet": Chuck Lindell of The Austin American-Statesman has this report. Giulia Afiune of The Texas Tribune reports that "Federal appeals court hears case of undocumented teen…
  • Oct 20

    "Judge denies Arpaio's motion to erase his criminal contempt conviction"

    "Judge denies Arpaio's motion to erase his criminal contempt conviction"
    "Judge denies Arpaio's motion to erase his criminal contempt conviction": Megan Cassidy of The Arizona Republic has this report. Howard Fischer of The Arizona Daily Star reports that "Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses bid to have his…
Rank this Week: 12

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Oct 20

    News Headlines for Oct 20, 2017

    News Headlines for Oct 20, 2017
    WeWork: A $20 Billion Startup Fueled by Silicon Valley Pixie Dust
  • Oct 20

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 20, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Oct 20, 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.…
  • Oct 19

    News Headlines for Oct 19, 2017

    News Headlines for Oct 19, 2017
    Auto Masters files Large Bankruptcy Case in Middle District of Tennessee ,Owner of Romano’s Macaroni Grill Files for Bankruptcy ,American Apparel Preference Actions Filed in Delaware Bankruptcy Court | Fox Rothschild LLP ,Restructuring…
Rank this Week: 13

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/
  • Oct 20

    These Are the Good Old Days?

    These Are the Good Old Days?
    Or will be if the gloomdogglers are right about the environment, This is not to downgrade the danger presented by global heating – on the contrary, it presents an existential threat. It is simply that I have come to realise ……
  • Oct 18

    Latvian ‘Ocean’

    Latvian ‘Ocean’
    My article Flood Control on the Information Ocean: Living With Anonymity, Digital Cash, and Distributed Databases has been translated into Latvian as “Plūdu kontroli par informāciju, kas okeānā: dzīvo ar…
  • Oct 12

    ACLU Brings Important Freedom-to-Travel Lawsuit

    ACLU Brings Important Freedom-to-Travel Lawsuit
    The ACLU’s blog post is actually not over the top here: We’re Suing the Government for Violating the Rights of Passengers on Delta Airlines 1583 in Police-State Fashion. The full complaint in Amedei v. Duke is online. Some key…
Rank this Week: 15

The Greatest American Lawyer

The Greatest American Lawyer

Covers alternative billing, marketing, office space and small office technology.

http://greatestamericanlawyer.typepad.com/greatest_american_lawyer/
  • Jun 30

    How to Be a Resource

    How to Be a Resource
    Building a ‘I want to be a resource” as part of the culture for your law firm is simple. Make incentives for people to help regardless of how busy they are.
  • Mar 22

    Newsletter Unsubscribe Friday

    Newsletter Unsubscribe Friday
    Most people don't really understand the CAN-SPAM Act or spam laws. As long as the header and other information is not misleading in the email, and you provide for an opt-out, you are likely not in violation of most spam...
  • Mar 5

    One Lawyer’s Perspective: Getting organized in the morning

    One Lawyer’s Perspective: Getting organized in the morning
    There are so many ways to get organized. Software technology creates all sorts of lists, tasks, categories, tabs, flags, reminders…and on and on and on. But sometimes it is easy for a lawyer to get lost in all the various...
Rank this Week: 14

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 20

    Attempted plane bomber sues over civil rights violation

    Attempted plane bomber sues over civil rights violation
    Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the so-called Christmas Day bomber, filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] Wednesday in the US District Court for the District of Colorado alleging violations of his constitutional rights. Abdulmutallab, who attempted to…
  • Oct 20

    Guatemala court withdraws foreign ministry warning against UN official

    Guatemala court withdraws foreign ministry warning against UN official
    The Guatemalan Constitutional Court [official website, in Spanish] on Wednesday withdrew [text, in Spanish] the foreign ministry’s [official website, in Spanish] warning to the head of the UN International Commission Against Impunity in…
  • Oct 20

    Iraq court orders arrest of Kurdistan VP

    Iraq court orders arrest of Kurdistan VP
    Iraq’s Supreme Justice Council on Thursday ordered the arrest of Kurdistan Regional Government Vice President Kosrat Rasul on charges of “provocation” against Iraq’s armed forces. The court order [BBC report] comes…
Rank this Week: 16

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 17

Crimen Digital

Crimen Digital

Podcast sobre cómputo forense, seguridad en Internet y todo lo relacionado con el cibercrimen.

http://www.crimendigital.com/
  • May 11

    Gana entradas gratis Campus Party México 2015

    Gana entradas gratis Campus Party México 2015
    Se acerca una nueva edición de Campus Party en México, y en esta edición 2015 nuestro podstar Andrés Velázquez se presentará en dicho evento, con la conferencia magistral “Investigaciones…
  • Nov 30

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing
    Bienvenidos de vuelta! Excelentes noticias del curso del SANS Institute sobre Forense FOR 408 en México…. Gracias a Luis Javier Pérez (@astrohack) por estar de nuevo con nosotros! LO NUEVO Seguridad y Forense del Cloud…
  • Nov 30

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing
    Bienvenidos de vuelta! Excelentes noticias del curso del SANS Institute sobre Forense FOR 408 en México…. Gracias a Luis Javier Pérez (@astrohack) por estar de nuevo con nosotros! LO NUEVO Seguridad y Forense del Cloud…
Rank this Week: 18

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/
  • Oct 20

    Sunstein on Originalism

    Sunstein on Originalism
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School) has posted Originalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Originalism might be defended on two very different grounds. The first is that it is in some sense…
  • Oct 20

    Brennan-Marquez on the Constitutional Limits of Private Surveillance

    Brennan-Marquez on the Constitutional Limits of Private Surveillance
    Kiel Robert Brennan-Marquez (Georgetown University Law Center; Yale University - Information Society Project) has posted The Constitutional Limits of Private Surveillance (Kansas Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The age…
  • Oct 20

    Ferejohn, Ginsburg, & Holden on Arbitration under Conditions of Anarchy

    Ferejohn, Ginsburg, & Holden on Arbitration under Conditions of Anarchy
    John A. Ferejohn (NYU Law School), Tom Ginsburg (University of Chicago Law School), & Richard Holden (University of New South Wales (UNSW)) have posted Arbitration in Anarchy on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The paper investigates the…
Rank this Week: 19

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 19

    Forbes Releases 36th Annual Forbes 400 Ranking of the Richest American

    Forbes Releases 36th Annual Forbes 400 Ranking of the Richest American
    “…The billionaires on Forbes’ 2017 ranking of the 400 richest people in America, (“The Forbes 400” p. 86 of the November 14, 2017 Special Issue of Forbes magazine), have a record-breaking, combined total net…
  • Oct 19

    Italian government launches high school program to educate about fake new

    Italian government launches high school program to educate about fake new
    GOOD: “…Starting later this month, the Italian government will be rolling out a program to 8,000 high schools across the country that teaches students how to deal with fake news. In addition to training students how to identify…
  • Oct 19

    Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library’s Role

    Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library’s Role
    Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library’s Role, by Rebecca Bryant, Anna Clements, Carol Feltes, David Groenewegen, Simon Huggard, Holly Mercer, Roxanne Missingham, Maliaca Oxnam, Anne Rauh, and John Wright.…
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Oct 20

    Iowa's High Court Rules That Despite Appeals, Sex Offenders Must Register

    Iowa's High Court Rules That Despite Appeals, Sex Offenders Must Register
    10-20-17 Iowa: People convicted of sex crimes are still required to register as sex offenders in Iowa even if they’re appealing their convictions, according to today's ruling by the Iowa Supreme Court. The case centers on the appeal of…
  • Oct 17

    County Sex-Offender Registry Pulled Down Because of Lawsuit Fear

    County Sex-Offender Registry Pulled Down Because of Lawsuit Fear
    10-17-17 Colorado: As we've reported, Montrose County, on Colorado's Western Slope, pulled its sex-offender list offline following a recent court ruling in which U.S. District Court Judge Richard Matsch found that such registries constituted…
  • Oct 17

    Doctors and cops among 277 arrested in human trafficking, online prostitution sting in Polk County

    Doctors and cops among 277 arrested in human trafficking, online prostitution sting in Polk County
    10-17-17 Florida: POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A week-long undercover sting targeting human trafficking and online prostitution in Polk County ended with 277 arrests that included doctors, pharmacists and law enforcement…
Rank this Week: 21

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Oct 20

    Ready for Big Law's #MeToo Moment?

    Ready for Big Law's #MeToo Moment?
    It should go without saying that Harvey Weinstein's alleged behavior was horrible, despicable, repulsive?not to mention, illegal. That much is clear. Not so clear is whether the revelations about Weinstein are truly that meaningful?and…
  • Oct 19

    A Behind-the-Scenes Legal Battle at a Nonprofit Foretold Weinstein Sex Saga

    A Behind-the-Scenes Legal Battle at a Nonprofit Foretold Weinstein Sex Saga
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Orin Snyder and Texas trial lawyer Thomas Ajamie squared off in a boardroom drama at a prominent charity within the past year. Their imbroglio would underscore the means by which one of Hollywood?s most…
  • Oct 19

    Reed Smith Partner Launches 'Club 1973' for Women in Private Equity

    Reed Smith Partner Launches 'Club 1973' for Women in Private Equity
    A report this month found that the proportion of senior private equity roles held by women has dropped to 9 percent from closer to 12 percent in 2016.       
Rank this Week: 22

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Oct 16

    Congressional Legislative Research

    Congressional Legislative Research
    With paper deadlines fast approaching, many of you may need to identify relevant Congressional documents for your paper.  Often legislative history research is cumbersome and time consuming.  The Brooklyn Law School Library licenses…
  • Oct 12

    Your Librarians On the Go, To Keep You In the Know

    Your Librarians On the Go, To Keep You In the Know
    The librarians on the BLS Library staff are members of several professional organizations that meet annually for professional development, information sharing, networking, etc.  The most important aspect of these meetings is to learn…
  • Sep 29

    Sixth Annual Research Fair Recap

    Sixth Annual Research Fair Recap
    BLS Library held its 6th Annual Research Fair yesterday, September 28, 2017. Representatives from Bloomberg Law, EBSCO, Lexis Digital Library, Lexis, Westlaw, and Wolters Kluwer were on hand to showcase their databases. Library Director Janet…
Rank this Week: 23

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Oct 20

    Immigration Law and Resistance Symposium: Live Blog Post Number 4

    Immigration Law and Resistance Symposium: Live Blog Post Number 4
    The UC Davis Law Review is holding its annual symposium today. The topic is Immigration Law & Resistance. I have been live blogging over the course of the day. The third panel was on Defying the Criminalization and Deportation of...
  • Oct 20

    Immigration Law and Resistance Symposium: Live Blog Post Number 3

    Immigration Law and Resistance Symposium: Live Blog Post Number 3
    The UC Davis Law Review is holding its annual symposium today. The topic is Immigration Law & Resistance. I have been live blogging over the course of the day. Professors Jack Chin, Shayak Sarkar, Rose Villazor, and Leticia Saucedo at...
  • Oct 20

    Immigration Law and Resistance Symposium: Live Blog Post 2

    Immigration Law and Resistance Symposium: Live Blog Post 2
    SYMPOSIUM schedule I am live blogging at the Immigration Law & Resistance symposium at UC Davis School of Law today. The second panel was on The Economics of Immigration: Shayak Sarkar, UC Davis School of Law, Moderator and Commentator…
Rank this Week: 24

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Channel 9 and donut

    Channel 9 and donut
    Every company talks about being real, open and authentic and nobody does it it, my company, LexBlog included. Being real, open and authentic requires a a company letting the outside world know what makes the company tick, what they’re…
  • Oct 16

    Taking your reading to networking

    Taking your reading to networking
    I am a big believer that content is nothing more than the currency of relationships. I’m not dismissing the value of content, any more than I would dismiss the value of words at an offline networking event. Without words how could you…
  • Oct 13

    Why is baseball the greatest sport in the world?

    Why is baseball the greatest sport in the world?
    Why is baseball the greatest sport? Because just when you think you’ve seen it all, you witness what the Cubs did in their playoff win over the Nationals last night. With two outs in the top of the fifth inning the Cubs saw four…
Rank this Week: 25

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Oct 20

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, Erin Scharff (Arizona State) reviews a new article by Rebecca Morrow (Wake Forest), Government as Investor: The Case for Immediate Expensing, 105 Ky L. Rev. ___ (2017). In her forthcoming article, Government as Investor: The Case…
  • Oct 20

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    ABA Journal, Cut score for California state bar exam to stay at 1440--for now Kaci Bishop (North Carolina), Framing Failure in the Legal Classroom: Techniques for Encouraging Growth and Resilience Scott Fruehwald (Legal Skills Prof Blog),…
  • Oct 20

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration
    Bloomberg, A Corporate Tax Cut Isn't Just a Giveaway to the Rich Bloomberg, Key Republican Says There’s a Chance for a Bipartisan Tax Bill Bloomberg, The Real Winners in Trump’s Tax Plan Bloomberg, Trump Could Get a $23 Million Tax Cut…
Rank this Week: 26

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
  • Oct 20

    Fraud Investigations and Fire Drill

    Fraud Investigations and Fire Drill
    Fire drill training in grade school always included the mantra, “Stop, drop and roll.” This was the prescribed course of action if a child was on fire. Professionals sometimes refer to tragedies in companies as fire drills. When a…
  • Oct 18

    Divorce Investigations: Documents to Refute Income Claim

    Divorce Investigations: Documents to Refute Income Claim
    When parties are divorcing, it is not unusual for claims to be made about declining income or lack of assets. Tracy talks about some of the documents that could be used to refute these claims and to prove the existence of assets or streams of…
  • Oct 12

    What Is a Lifestyle Analysis?

    What Is a Lifestyle Analysis?
    Tracy Coenen talks about the lifestyle analysis in divorce cases: what it is, and the basic uses for it.
Rank this Week: 28

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: 27

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

Covers issues relating to tort law, regulations, and trials. By John A. Day.

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Oct 17

    UM Carrier Obtains Dismissal Because of Failure to Obtain Service on Driver

    UM Carrier Obtains Dismissal Because of Failure to Obtain Service on Driver
    Where plaintiff failed to have service issued for over a year against the defendant driver in a car accident case, her claim against her uninsured motorist insurance carrier was barred. In Davis v. Grange Mutual Casualty Group, No.…
  • Oct 13

    Negligent Weapon Storage and Failure to Prevent Suicide

    Negligent Weapon Storage and Failure to Prevent Suicide
    Where a defendant knew of decedent’s past suicide attempt, knew she was suffering from depression, and knew he had just ended his relationship with her, the trial court was wrong to grant summary judgment on a negligence case related to…
  • Oct 11

    Pro Se Suit Against Local Government Time-Barred

    Pro Se Suit Against Local Government Time-Barred
    The statute of limitations for a claim falling under the GTLA is one year. In Thigpen v. Trousdale County Highway Department, No. M2016-02556-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. Sept. 19, 2017), a pro se plaintiff filed suit against the highway…
Rank this Week: 29

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 30

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.robertkreisman.com/medical-malpractice-lawyer/
  • Oct 19

    $10 Million Jury Verdict for Misdiagnosis of Absce

    $10 Million Jury Verdict for Misdiagnosis of Absce
    Michael Shimko was 17 years old when he went to the Geisinger-Kistler Clinic for treatment of what he thought was a hemorrhoid. A second-year resident, Dr. Christian Basque, diagnosed a hemorrhoid without examining Shimko. Dr. Basque…
  • Oct 18

    Illinois Appellate Court Revives Medical Device Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Pre-Emption

    Illinois Appellate Court Revives Medical Device Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Pre-Emption
    According to the report of this Illinois Appellate Court (1st District) decision, new ground is being broken in a lawsuit brought by Senayda Norabuena against Medtronic Inc. The suit, which was first dismissed on motion, involved the use of a…
  • Oct 10

    $1.3 Million Settlement for Late Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

    $1.3 Million Settlement for Late Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
    Ms. Doe, age 37, developed shortness of breath eight days after giving birth. A CT angiogram to rule out a pulmonary embolism revealed an enlarged right-sided axillary lymph node. Despite this finding, Ms. Doe’s healthcare providers…
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.
Rank this Week: 32

Federalist Society Multimedia…

Federalist Society Multimedia Archive

Audio of recent events, speeches and conferences of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.

http://www.fed-soc.org/publications/page/multimedia-from-past-federalist-society-events-2014
  • Aug 14

    Occupational Licensing, Antitrust, and Innovation 8-9-2017

    Occupational Licensing, Antitrust, and Innovation 8-9-2017
    Regulatory Transparency ProjectEvery state has laws or regulations that require individuals seeking to offer a certain service to the public first to obtain approval from the state before they may operate in the state. Recent years have seen…
  • Jul 28

    2017 Annual Supreme Court Round Up 7-13-2017

    2017 Annual Supreme Court Round Up 7-13-2017
    Washington, DC Lawyers ChapterOn July 13, 2017, Miguel Estrada of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP delivered the Annual Supreme Court Round Up at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.Featuring:Mr. Miguel Estrada, Gibson Dunn…
  • Jul 13

    The Constitutional War Powers of the Executive and Legislative Branches 7-7-2017

    The Constitutional War Powers of the Executive and Legislative Branches 7-7-2017
    Article I InitiativeWhat kind of war power does the Constitution grant the President and Congress? What limitations apply to each branch concerning the power to declare war and the use of military force? Over time, how has the Framers’…
Rank this Week: 33

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Oct 20

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    Sources: Treasury intelligence division has unlawfully spied on and collected Americans’ private financial information [Jason Leopold and Jessica Garrison, BuzzFeed] “A majority of Americans oppose the idea of regulating CEO…
  • Oct 19

    Ellen Pao and the tech diversity sector

    Ellen Pao and the tech diversity sector
    The Silicon Valley figure, known for an unsuccessful sex discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins, basks in largely favorable press as well as the praise of figures like Hillary Clinton and Sheryl Sandburg. Naomi Schaefer Riley, however,…
  • Oct 19

    Free speech roundup

    Free speech roundup
    “I believe in the First Amendment” and FCC has no authority to revoke licenses over newscast content, says commission chairman Ajit Pai [Jacob Sullum/Reason, earlier] She stoops to censor: British Crown and her Wiltshire police…
Rank this Week: 34

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
Rank this Week: 35

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 20

    Good Old Hyperlink

    Good Old Hyperlink
    By the time I was figuring out my stance on artificial intelligence, the legal tech talk had already moved on to blockchain. So I decided to write about something even more outdated – hyperlinks. Links are the backbone of (legal)…
  • Oct 19

    Quebec’s Religious Neutrality of the State Bill Passed

    Quebec’s Religious Neutrality of the State Bill Passed
    An amended version of Bill 62, An Act to foster adherence to State religious neutrality and, in particular, to provide a framework for religious accommodation requests in certain bodies to foster respect for religious neutrality of the state…
  • Oct 19

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 2: Where Is Access to Justice?

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 2: Where Is Access to Justice?
    This blogpost addresses a second shortcoming in the foundational framing and materials for the Law Society of Upper Canada’s unfolding Dialogue on Licensing. In Part 1, I argued that the initial arguments and subsequent materials that…
Rank this Week: 36

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: 37

Lumen

Lumen

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

https://www.lumendatabase.org/
Rank this Week: 38

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

Covers Texas personal injury news and information. By E. Michael Grossman.

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident
    Gilbert, AZ — Three people were injured in an accident with a dump truck that occurred on Monday, December 21, near the intersection of Elliot and Lindsey roads around 7 a.m. According to police, the car and dump truck collided near the…
  • Dec 22

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident

    Brad Gottschall, Johnny Thomas, Injured in St. Mary’s County, MD Box Truck Accident
    St. Mary’s County, MD — 61-year-old Brad Gottschall was injured in a box truck accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 15, around 6:20 p.m. on Route 235 in Hollywood, Maryland. According to police, 34-year-old Johnny Thomas…
  • Dec 22

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 39

Technically Legal

Technically Legal

Covers technology law and policy. By Dominik Rabiej, Ben Snitkoff, and David O’Brien.

http://www.technicallylegal.org/
  • Dec 1

    More on the BMG v. Cox Complaint

    More on the BMG v. Cox Complaint
    Last week BMG sued Cox for copyright infringement by Cox’s customers. The complaint details the lengths to which BMG went to notify Cox of copyright infringement by Cox’s customers. BMG monitored bittorrent swarms, and sent Cox at…
  • Nov 28

    Music Publishers Sue Cox For Users’ Copyright Infringement

    Music Publishers Sue Cox For Users’ Copyright Infringement
    The WSJ is reporting that music publishers BMG and Round Hill Music are suing Cox for copyright infringement. Details are sparse in the article and we haven’t been able to locate a copy of the complaint yet, but the gist of the suit…
  • Nov 19

    Apple Hit With $23 Million Patent Infringement Verdict

    Apple Hit With $23 Million Patent Infringement Verdict
    Apple Inc. lost a big patent infringement case against MTel in the Eastern District of Texas. It’s safe to assume that Apple will appeal, and a likely target of that appeal will be a recent decision from the Federal Circuit criticizing…
Rank this Week: 40

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Oct 20

    Md. adds 2,400 jobs in September; unemployment rate drops again

    Md. adds 2,400 jobs in September; unemployment rate drops again
    Maryland added 2,400 jobs in September, the sixth month this year to post such gains, and its unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.…
  • Oct 20

    More Baltimore youths charged as adults going to juvenile court

    More Baltimore youths charged as adults going to juvenile court
    ANNAPOLIS — The percentage of Baltimore youths charged as adults and then transferred to juvenile court has more than doubled since 2014, according to data from the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services. This is partly the result of…
  • Oct 20

    Editorial Advisory Board: Nance should not be sitting while fate up in the air

    Editorial Advisory Board: Nance should not be sitting while fate up in the air
    Two years ago, we asked: “Why is Judge Nance allowed to continue sitting on the bench?” Finally, the Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities has come to a conclusion, based in large part on the Braxton case that prompted our…
Rank this Week: 42

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: 43

Beyond the Underground

Beyond the Underground

Covers legal news, politics, and whimsy. By Evan Schaeffer.

http://www.legalunderground.com
  • Nov 28

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S

    MEANWHILE IN AUSTIN'S
    MEANWHILE, IN AUSTIN'S STUDIO IN KANSAS CITY . . . Here's a shot of the inside of Austin's studio in Kansas City, with scattered self-portraits in oil done for a recent assignment--
  • Nov 28

    SELECTIONS FROM MY

    SELECTIONS FROM MY
    SELECTIONS FROM MY SKETCHBOOK . . . I haven't posted much "artwork" lately, though I'm still in the thrall of a drawing compulsion, which began when conversations about art with my son Austin (of the trip to Costa Rica),…
  • Nov 27

    TYPES OF LAWYERS

    TYPES OF LAWYERS
    TYPES OF LAWYERS #8: THE PARTNER WHO GOLFS . . . Shhh! The partner-who-golfs is teeing off, and he never likes it when you chuckle during his backswing. So you don't. Instead, you stand quietly as he adjusts his unorthodox stance,…
Rank this Week: 41

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Linos & Pegram: What Works in Human Rights Institutions?

    Linos & Pegram: What Works in Human Rights Institutions?
    Katerina Linos (Univ. of California, Berkeley - Law) & Tom Pegram (Univ. College London - Political Science) have posted What Works in Human Rights Institutions? (American Journal of International Law, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:…
  • Oct 20

    Call for Submissions: Strategic Considerations in Energy Dispute

    Call for Submissions: Strategic Considerations in Energy Dispute
    Transnational Dispute Management has issued a call for submissions for an OGEL/TDM special issue with ArbitralWomen on "Strategic Considerations in Energy Disputes." The call is here.
  • Oct 19

    New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

    New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law
    The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added new lectures to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. They were given by Laurence Burgorgue-Larsen on “Le système conventionnel européen…
Rank this Week: 44

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
  • Oct 18

    OPINIONS – October 17, 2017

    OPINIONS – October 17, 2017
    Crouse v. DOL Madison Co. DA 17-0163 2017 MT 254 Civil – Other Matter of N.R.A. and V.A.A. YINC DA 16-0276 2017 MT 253 Civil – Dependent Neglect Matter of M.C. YINC DA 17-0181 2017 MT 252 Civil – Dependent Neglect
  • Oct 13

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – October 13, 2017
    City of Helena v. C. Brown DA 17-0019 2017 MT 248 Criminal – Municipal Court Appeal
  • Oct 11

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017

    OPINIONS – October 10, 2017
    King Arthur v. Rosecrance DA 17-0083 2017 MT 251N Civil – Justice Court Appeal State v. T. Allison DA 16-0498 2017 MT 250N Criminal – DUI-Felony Parenting of R.J.N H.E.N. DA 17-0041 2017 MT 249 Civil – Domestic Relations…
Rank this Week: 45