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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 8

    Reuters: Repubs.May Cut Up to $28 Billion in Medicare If Tax Bill Passe

    Reuters: Repubs.May Cut Up to $28 Billion in Medicare If Tax Bill Passe
    Republicans voters are so clueless and gullible. They actually believe tax cuts for the wealthy will trickle down to them, that Medicare is an entitlement program. They also don't care that their leaders talk out of both sides of their…
  • Dec 8

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    I'm sure there's news to discuss today. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Dec 7

    Al Franken Resign

    Al Franken Resign
    Democrats just shot themselves in the foot. After his fellow Congresspersons began calling on Al Franken to resign, Al Franken has done just that. What a loss from a policy perspective it. It reminds me of the old adage, "one cannot…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Sentence in Modification Fraud

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

    Former Settlement Agent Convicted in Refinancing Fraud

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

    Mortgage Fraud Tactics in Bridge Financing Case

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

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

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

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Patrick v McKinley [2017] EWCA Civ 2068 (08 December 2017) Budana v The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 1980 (05 December 2017) High Court (Administrative Court) Dorothy Bohm…
  • Dec 11

    Court security chaos: Judge slams ‘chronic failure’ – Law Society’s Gazette

    Court security chaos: Judge slams ‘chronic failure’ – Law Society’s Gazette
    ‘A judge has publicly condemned HM Courts & Tribunals Service and an outsourced security company by lifting the lid on the ‘chronic’ and ‘lamentable’ situation at his court, as the spotlight continues to…
  • Dec 11

    Brexit: solicitors welcome ‘breathing space’ deal – Law Society’s Gazette

    Brexit: solicitors welcome ‘breathing space’ deal – Law Society’s Gazette
    ‘Lawyers have welcomed with relief the declaration on ‘legal certainty and clarity’ – including mutual recognition and enforcement of judgments – in the Brexit phase 1 agreement reached on Friday. However the Law…
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/
  • Dec 11

    Another Firm Stiffs First-Year Associates On Bonuse

    Another Firm Stiffs First-Year Associates On Bonuse
    Everyone but first-years are happy with the bonuses...
  • Dec 11

    3 Reasons To Stay In Touch (And Thus Generate Business)

    3 Reasons To Stay In Touch (And Thus Generate Business)
    Remember: You're not selling stuff. You're just doing what friends do -- staying in touch about topics of mutual interest.
  • Dec 11

    Morning Docket: 12.11.17

    Morning Docket: 12.11.17
    * Sitting en banc, the Seventh Circuit reinstated the conviction of Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey in a split decision. If you recall, Dassey's conviction was overturned by a federal magistrate in June 2016, and that ruling was later…
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/
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 11

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision
    (Here is the latest edition of the Institute for Justice’s weekly Short Circuit newsletter, written by John Ross.) This week on the podcast: No qualified immunity for officer who forced teen to masturbate, no habeas for man convicted…
  • Dec 11

    [Ilya Somin] Justice Sotomayor unintentionally highlights the danger of having too many law

    [Ilya Somin] Justice Sotomayor unintentionally highlights the danger of having too many law
    During last week’s Supreme Court oral argument in Christie v. NCAA, an important federalism case, Justice Sonia Sotomayor noted a dangerous feature of our legal system. We have far more laws than the state and federal governments can…
  • Dec 11

    [Eugene Volokh] Sen. Orrin Hatch on President Trump’s appointments to the judiciary

    [Eugene Volokh] Sen. Orrin Hatch on President Trump’s appointments to the judiciary
    The office of Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) passed along this item, which I thought would be very interesting for our readers, as it tells us something about how Republicans are continuing to argue about judicial appointments; naturally, if a…
Rank this Week: 8

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    No new grants today

    No new grants today
    After adding seven new cases to their merits docket on Friday, the justices issued additional orders from last week’s conference. They did not add any more new cases to their docket, but they did deny review in a high-profile case in…
  • Dec 11

    OT2017 #9: “Peak SG”

    OT2017 #9: “Peak SG”
    The exciting December sitting may be over, but we’re still here to let you know what you missed. We catch you up on the oral argument in Masterpiece Cakeshop, everybody’s favorite cake-flavored battle between religious…
  • Dec 11

    Monday round-up

    Monday round-up
    The Supreme Court added seven cases to its docket on Friday, including the second partisan-gerrymandering case of the term, Benisek v. Lamone, a challenge by Republican voters to a congressional district in Maryland. Amy Howe covers the…
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 8

    South Africa High Court rescinds Zuma's appointment of state prosecutor

    South Africa High Court rescinds Zuma's appointment of state prosecutor
    The High Court of South Africa [official website] ruled [decision, PDF] Friday that President Jacob Zuma’s [BBC profile] appointment of a State Prosecutor who would decide whether to reinstate corruption charges against was invalid.…
  • Dec 8

    Argentina judge orders arrest of former president

    Argentina judge orders arrest of former president
    [JURIST] Argentinian Judge Carlos Bonadio [CIJ backgrounder, in Spanish] ordered [text, PDF, in Spanish] the arrest of current senator and former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner [official website, in Spanish] on Thursday for her…
  • Dec 8

    Lawsuit claims California has failed to improve grade school literacy standard

    Lawsuit claims California has failed to improve grade school literacy standard
    California’s Public Counsel partnered with Morrison & Foerster on Tuesday to file a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] in the Superior Court of Los Angeles claiming the state has failed to uphold its suggested standards for improving literacy…
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

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Dec 11

    News Headlines for Dec 11, 2017

    News Headlines for Dec 11, 2017
    Boston Herald sold to Gatehouse, files for Chapter 11, company says – The Boston Globe ,Suburban Chicago hotel project survives Chapter 11 challenge | Bond Buyer ,Marion Halftermeyer on Twitter: “@ExproGroup to file pre-pack…
  • Dec 11

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 11, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 11, 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 10

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 10, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 10, 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.…
Rank this Week: 14

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Dec 11

    See Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski in action, live at 1 p.m. eastern time on YouTube

    See Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski in action, live at 1 p.m. eastern time on YouTube
    See Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski in action, live at 1 p.m. eastern time on YouTube: In today's edition of The New York Times, Jacey Fortin has an article headlined "Federal Appeals Court Judge Is Accused of Sexual Harassment." Of course,…
  • Dec 11

    You can follow "How Appealing" on Twitter

    You can follow "How Appealing" on Twitter
    You can follow "How Appealing" on Twitter: Every new post that appears here also appears as a new tweet on this blog's Twitter feed. And thanks to Twitter's expansion of the maximum tweet size from 140 to 280 characters, tweets of this blog's…
  • Dec 11

    Access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court

    Access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court
    Access today's Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court: At this link. The Court today did not grant review in any new cases.
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 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…
  • Nov 25

    Innovation and tech neeeded in law school curriculums to increase access to legal service

    Innovation and tech neeeded in law school curriculums to increase access to legal service
    Law schools have an obligation to introduce innovation and technology disciplines into their curriculum, not just to prepare graduates for the future, but to increase access to legal services. This from Dan Linna, a professor of law at…
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 9

    Accused child molester plunges to death trying to escape angry parent

    Accused child molester plunges to death trying to escape angry parent
    11-9-17 New York A Queens man was accused of molesting two kids at a children’s birthday party — and then wound up dead on the pavement hours later. Edgar Collaguazo, 44, plunged to his death from a fourth-floor apartment inside a…
Rank this Week: 17

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 10

    New on LLRX – Virtual Chat Reference Service

    New on LLRX – Virtual Chat Reference Service
    Via LLRX – Virtual Chat Reference Services – If our library had a virtual chat service linked to our website, would our reference librarians receive more questions? Brandon Wright Adler answers this question in the affirmative and…
  • Dec 10

    American Bar Association focus of attacks in efforts to approve unqualified judge

    American Bar Association focus of attacks in efforts to approve unqualified judge
    Politico: “Senate Republicans have declared war on the American Bar Association. Since 1953, the venerable legal organization has played a critical, behind-the-scenes role in assessing judicial nominees and their fitness to serve on the…
  • Dec 10

    OpenCorporates ingesting registered trademarks from multiple sources and reconciling them to companie

    OpenCorporates ingesting registered trademarks from multiple sources and reconciling them to companie
    “Here at OpenCorporates, our core mission has always been about making official public data about companies more widely available, more usable and more useful. Much of this comes from one of the 120+ company registers we use as a…
Rank this Week: 18

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Dec 1

    Salmonella Friday – Fruit in Washington and Oregon, Burgers in Minnesota

    Salmonella Friday – Fruit in Washington and Oregon, Burgers in Minnesota
    The Washington State Department of Health announced today a Salmonella outbreak involving pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe, or fruit mixes containing watermelon or cantaloupe in both Washington and Oregon. People who purchased these products on…
Rank this Week: 20

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 11

    Lesson From The Tax Court: Using § 7502 To Beat The Statute Of Limitation

    Lesson From The Tax Court: Using § 7502 To Beat The Statute Of Limitation
    Note: Due to my need to grade exams and turn in grades by January 2nd, this will be my last “Lesson From the Tax Court” post this year. I plan to resume on January 8th. In law, “SOL” is an all too appropriate acronym for “Statute Of…
  • Dec 11

    Trailing Spouses Hurt Women Faculty Candidates' Job Prospects, Not Men

    Trailing Spouses Hurt Women Faculty Candidates' Job Prospects, Not Men
    Lauren A. Rivera (Northwestern), When Two Bodies Are (Not) a Problem: Gender and Relationship Status Discrimination in Academic Hiring, 82 Am. Sociological Rev. 1111 (2017): Junior faculty search committees serve as gatekeepers to the…
  • Dec 11

    Johnson: Tax Policy For The Coming Bitter Hard Time

    Johnson: Tax Policy For The Coming Bitter Hard Time
    Calvin H. Johnson (Texas), Winter is Coming: Tax Policy for the Coming Bitter Hard Times, 157 Tax Notes 851 (Nov. 6, 2017) (reviewing Robert J. Gordon (Northwestern), The Rise and Fall of American Growth (Princeton University Press 2017)):…
Rank this Week: 21

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 11

    Environment roundup

    Environment roundup
    Getting deserved attention: blog post on hundred little regulatory obstacles that can block piecemeal redevelopment of commercial space [Johnny at Granola Shotgun via John Cochrane and Tyler Cowen] Suit that asserted legal personhood for…
  • Dec 10

    Charles Dickens in Tax Court, courtesy Judge Mark Holme

    Charles Dickens in Tax Court, courtesy Judge Mark Holme
    Bob Kamman, Procedurally Taxing: “I searched other Tax Court orders and decisions available at the Court’s website. Surprisingly, this is the only reference to Jarndyce. I searched for Dickens. There were petitioners named…
  • Dec 10

    Now unsealed: official report on Wisconsin John Doe probe

    Now unsealed: official report on Wisconsin John Doe probe
    After the state’s high court ordered files of the politically charged Wisconsin John Doe II investigation destroyed, something else happened instead: “The Guardian published a leaked trove of documents from the John Doe II…
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 8

    UK Law Firms Ink Alliances in Three Countrie

    UK Law Firms Ink Alliances in Three Countrie
    As U.S. firms seek to increase market share, so do their colleagues overseas. DAC Beachcroft and Mills & Reeve recently signed agreements with firms in Argentina, Germany and The Netherlands.       
  • Dec 8

    Energy Bankruptcies Leave Some Law Firms Idling

    Energy Bankruptcies Leave Some Law Firms Idling
    Sometimes bankruptcy court bites back. A trio of Chapter 11 filings in recent weeks by Amfuel, Level Solar Inc. and RDX Technologies Corp. have a host of large law firms awaiting outstanding payments.       
  • Dec 8

    Judge Narrows Grant & Eisenhofer Suit Over Alleged Client Poaching

    Judge Narrows Grant & Eisenhofer Suit Over Alleged Client Poaching
    The ruling still leaves Grant & Eisenhofer with one claim that allows it to continue seeking some fees.       
Rank this Week: 23

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: 24

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 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…
  • Dec 8

    Lack of Retail Sales in MLM

    Lack of Retail Sales in MLM
    When someone introduces you to multi-level marketing (MLM), they are likely talking to you about the sales aspect of the company. They are talking about the fabulous product (maybe even about how it “sells itself”) and they are…
  • Dec 6

    Calculating Business Interruption Claim

    Calculating Business Interruption Claim
    Tracy walks through the process of calculating a business interruption insurance claim, also called a business income loss. When a company is unable to operate for a period of time due to a covered loss (a fire, for example), its insurance…
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 6

    OPINION – December 6, 2017

    OPINION – December 6, 2017
    State v. J. Terronez DA 16-0611 2017 MT 296 Criminal – Sexual Intercourse without Consent
  • Dec 6

    OPINIONS – December 5, 2017

    OPINIONS – December 5, 2017
    City of Missoula v. Leuchtman DA 17-0155 2017 MT 303N Criminal – City Court Appeal Parenting of A.B.S. DA 17-0047 2017 MT 302N Civil – Domestic Relations E. Bullman v. State DA 16-0582 2017 MT 301N Civil – Postconviction…
  • Nov 29

    CORRECTED OPINION – November 29, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – November 29, 2017
    Teeter v. Mid-Century Insurance DA 17-0241 2017 MT 292 Civil – Declaratory Judgment
Rank this Week: 26

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 11

    Dagan & Fisher on Markets for Citizenship

    Dagan & Fisher on Markets for Citizenship
    Tsilly Dagan and Talia Fisher (Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law) have posted State Inc. (Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Conventional…
  • Dec 11

    Stephanopoulos & McGhee on Quantifying Partisan Gerrymandering

    Stephanopoulos & McGhee on Quantifying Partisan Gerrymandering
    Nicholas Stephanopoulos (University of Chicago Law School) & Eric McGhee (Public Policy Institute of California) have posted The Measure of a Metric: The Debate Over Quantifying Partisan Gerrymandering (Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming)…
  • Dec 10

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Balancing Test

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Balancing Test
    Introduction Balancing tests are ubiquitous in American law. From the Due Process Clause to the Freedom of Speech and from the federal joinder rules to personal jurisdiction, U.S. law makes the outcome of legal disputes dependent on the…
Rank this Week: 27

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 28

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Dec 11

    Is Occupational Licensing a Barrier to Interstate Migration?

    Is Occupational Licensing a Barrier to Interstate Migration?
    Janna E. Johnson and Morris M. Kleiner ask Is Occupational Licensing a Barrier to Interstate Migration? ABSTRACT: Occupational licensure, one of the most significant labor market regulations in the United States, may restrict the interstate…
  • Dec 10

    The Antitrust Paradox of China Inc.

    The Antitrust Paradox of China Inc.
    Angela Huyue Zhang, King's College London; The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law describes The Antitrust Paradox of China Inc. ABSTRACT: Common ownership by the Chinese State caused a stir in Europe recently. During its review of a...
  • Dec 8

    Competition Law Lecture by José Luis da Cruz Vilaça, Thursday 14 December

    Competition Law Lecture by José Luis da Cruz Vilaça, Thursday 14 December
    Public Lecture Centre of European Law The Dickson Poon School of Law The intensity of judicial review in complex economic matters - recent competition law judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Union by José Luis da Cruz...
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 11

    LexisNexis’s Role in ICE Surveillance and Librarian Ethic

    LexisNexis’s Role in ICE Surveillance and Librarian Ethic
    A recent Intercept article listed the data corporations vying to build ICE’s Extreme Vetting surveillance system. The list of companies signing on to this project includes LexisNexis, a go-to product for legal and business research, news,…
  • Dec 11

    Supreme Court Blocks DACA Discovery Order

    Supreme Court Blocks DACA Discovery Order
    Amy Howe on SCOTUSBlog reports that, late last Friday, the Supreme Court put on hold a set of lower-court orders that would require the federal government to turn over additional documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to…
  • Dec 10

    Immigration Article of the Day: Executive Disorder: The Muslim Ban, Emergency Advocacy, and the Fires Next Time by Khaled A. Beydoun and Abed Ayoub

    Immigration Article of the Day: Executive Disorder: The Muslim Ban, Emergency Advocacy, and the Fires Next Time by Khaled A. Beydoun and Abed Ayoub
    Khaled A. Beydoun Executive Disorder: The Muslim Ban, Emergency Advocacy, and the Fires Next Time by Khaled A. Beydoun and Abed Ayoub, 22 Michigan Journal of Race & Law 215 (2017) Abstract On January 27, 2017, one week into his...
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International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    Support the Work of ILR with Your Donation

    Support the Work of ILR with Your Donation
    The International Law Reporter is a free service but that doesn't mean there aren't costs associated with its production. Those able and so inclined can donate to support the blog by clicking on the "Donate" button to the right. Thanks.
  • Dec 10

    Titi: Res Iudicata and Interlocutory Decisions under the ICSID Convention

    Titi: Res Iudicata and Interlocutory Decisions under the ICSID Convention
    Catharine Titi (Centre national de la recherche scientifique; Université de Bourgogne - CREDIMI) has posted Res Iudicata and Interlocutory Decisions under the ICSID Convention: Antinomies over the Power of Tribunals to Review. Here's…
  • Dec 10

    Sinclair: A Shifting Field of Battle: The United Nations and the Struggle Over Postcolonial Statehood

    Sinclair: A Shifting Field of Battle: The United Nations and the Struggle Over Postcolonial Statehood
    Guy Fiti Sinclair (Victoria Univ. of Wellington - Law) has posted A Shifting Field of Battle: The United Nations and the Struggle Over Postcolonial Statehood (in The Battle for International Law in the Decolonization Era, Jochen von…
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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 9

    CFP: Strategic Considerations in Energy Dispute

    CFP: Strategic Considerations in Energy Dispute
    OGEL (Oil, Gas & Energy Law) and TDM (Transnational Dispute Resolution) announce a special joint issue with  ArbitralWomen, “Strategic Considerations in Energy Disputes.” This special issue will be edited by...
  • Dec 8

    Cyber Challenges to Int’l Human Rights – Jerusalem & Haifa, Israel

    Cyber Challenges to Int’l Human Rights – Jerusalem & Haifa, Israel
    The CyberLaw Program, International Cybersecurity Research Center (Hebrew University) and the Cyber, Law and Policy Center (University of Haifa) present Cyber Challenges to International Human Rights Dec. 11-12, 2017. Day...
  • Dec 8

    London Conference in Critical Thought – Westminster, UK

    London Conference in Critical Thought – Westminster, UK
    The Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Westminster, hosts the 7th annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT) June 29-30, 2018. Stream proposals are due by Dec. 22,...
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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 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…
  • Nov 20

    Man and Woman Injured in Oakland Dog Attack

    Man and Woman Injured in Oakland Dog Attack
    Two people, a man and a woman, were injured in a dog bite incident after they were assailed by two pit bulls in Oakland. According to a news report in the East Bay Times, the dog attack occurred the morning of November 17, 2017 in the 2600…
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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…
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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 11

    On the Russian Proposal for Mutual Noninterference in Domestic Politic

    On the Russian Proposal for Mutual Noninterference in Domestic Politic
    In January, I floated the “contrarian” idea that the United States should consider cutting back on its threatening activities in Russia’s digital networks, including its “Internet Freedom” efforts to promote…
  • Dec 11

    Is Apple Fully Complying With iMessage and FaceTime-Related Court Orders?

    Is Apple Fully Complying With iMessage and FaceTime-Related Court Orders?
    Apple’s recent acquiescence to the Chinese government, both by removing anti-censorship VPN applications and in Tim Cook’s recent speech in China, is not just disturbing because it shows Apple succumbing to Chinese pressure to…
  • Dec 11

    ‘Once to Every Man and Nation Comes the Moment to Decide’

    ‘Once to Every Man and Nation Comes the Moment to Decide’
    On this day in 1845, the New England poet and noted abolitionist (and Harvard Law School graduate) James Russell Lowell published a long poem in the Boston Courier entitled “Verses Suggested by the Present Crisis” about…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 38

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

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/
  • Dec 1

    Challenging an arbitration award

    Challenging an arbitration award
    Challenging an arbitration award2017 NY Slip Op 08382, Appellate Division, Second DepartmentA county employee [Petitioner] was served with disciplinary charges alleging misconduct for accessing unauthorized websites for non-County use and…
  • Nov 30

    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK Workday

    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK Workday
    Selected reports posted in Employment Law News by WK WorkdaySource: Wolters KulwerSelected reports posted by WK Workday November  29, 2017Click on text highlighted in color to access the full reportEmployer’s attempt to…
  • Nov 30

    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officer

    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officer
    Appointing authority imposed a more severe penalty than the one recommended by the hearing officerOATH Index No. 2230/17The employer alleged that the employee was absent without leave [AWOL] for two weeks, that the employee falsely attributed…
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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.
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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 11

    JOTWELL: Malveaux on Coleman on gender inequity in complex litigation

    JOTWELL: Malveaux on Coleman on gender inequity in complex litigation
    The new Courts Law essay comes from Suzette Malveaux (Catholic), reviewing Brooke Coleman, A Legal Fempire? Women in Complex Litigation, Ind. L.J. (forthcoming), discussing the paucity of women litigators and judges in MDL litigation.
  • Dec 11

    Clerkships Are, Or Can Be, Just Jobs. Maybe it's Better That Way.

    Clerkships Are, Or Can Be, Just Jobs. Maybe it's Better That Way.
    This fall, I happened to be writing a short law review piece that dealt with clerkship culture. It makes the argument, which I've also made on this site and elsewhere, that American judicial clerkship culture often encourages an adolescent…
  • Dec 10

    Dean Search: FIU College of Law

    Dean Search: FIU College of Law
    After the jump is the ad for the Dean position at FIU College of Law. I am a member of the search committee. And while I am biased, I think this is a good job at a rising school with a lot of upside--public-school tuition, small student-body,…
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Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 11

    Antagonists In Same-Sex Marriage Saga will Now Face Each Other In 2018 Election

    Antagonists In Same-Sex Marriage Saga will Now Face Each Other In 2018 Election
    In 2015, Rowan County, Kentucky clerk Kim Davis was at the center of the battle over same-sex marriage as she was held in contempt for refusing to allow her office to issue marriage licenses to same-sex coupled. (See prior posting.)  One…
  • Dec 11

    More Challenges To FEMA's Policy On Disaster Aid To Religious Facilitie

    More Challenges To FEMA's Policy On Disaster Aid To Religious Facilitie
    As three churches filed an appeal with the 5th Circuit (full text of Emergency Motion) after a Texas federal district court refused to enjoin a FEMA Policy Guideline that bars disaster relief grants for religious facilities, two Florida…
  • Dec 11

    Fight Over Religious Artifacts Becomes Part of the Catalonian Independence Battle

    Fight Over Religious Artifacts Becomes Part of the Catalonian Independence Battle
    An unanticipated development flowing from Spain's takeover of the Catalonian government is Spain's move to retrieve 44 religious artifacts housed in Catalonia’s Museum of Lleida. The Spanish government claims that nuns of a convent…
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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: 43

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
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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 11

    Wheeler et al. on Attitudes Toward Police

    Wheeler et al. on Attitudes Toward Police
    Andrew Palmer Wheeler, Jasmine Silver, Robert E Worden and Sarah J McLean (University of Texas at Dallas - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, State University of New York (SUNY) - School of Criminal Justice, John F. Finn…
  • Dec 10

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Paper Downloads 1. The Idea of 'The Criminal Justice System' Sara Mayeux Vanderbilt University - Law School Date Posted: 10 Oct 2017 259 2. The Challenges of Prediction: Lessons from Criminal…
  • Dec 9

    Yesterday's criminal law/procedure cert grant

    Yesterday's criminal law/procedure cert grant
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Koons v. United States: Whether a defendant who is subject to a statutory mandatory minimum sentence, but who substantially assisted the government and received a sentence below…
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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 11

    Bill Alteration Draws Suspension

    Bill Alteration Draws Suspension
    The Georgia Supreme Court imposed a two-year suspension on these findings The evidence presented in this case is significant and conflicting, but the following appears to be undisputed. A member of the Georgia Bar since 1983, Meyers was at…
  • Dec 10

    No Endorsements For Judge Candidate

    No Endorsements For Judge Candidate
    A judicial election decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Montanans select their judges through nonpartisan popular elections. In an effort to keep those elections nonpartisan, Montana has restricted…
  • Dec 10

    No Litigation Privilege When Attorney And Client Collude To Stiff Expert

    No Litigation Privilege When Attorney And Client Collude To Stiff Expert
    An unpublished opinion of the Nevada Supreme Court in Dickerson v. Downey Brand LLP came out last week. In 2006, Republicano, a certified public accountant, was retained as an expert by the Simons, Dickerson's clients, in the federal action.…
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