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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/
  • Feb 16

    Another Day, Another Marital Affair Allegation Against Trump

    Another Day, Another Marital Affair Allegation Against Trump
    The New Yorker reports on an affair Donald Trump had with a Playboy Model while he was married to Melania, just months after Barron was born. This story, which had been purchased from McDougal before the election but never publicly…
  • Feb 16

    4th Cir. Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Muslim Ban

    4th Cir. Appeals Court Rejects Trump's Muslim Ban
    The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia voted 8 to 4 against Donald Trump's third version of a travel ban on Muslims from specific countries. Trump signed the third ban in September. Unlike the first two versions, which…
  • Feb 14

    Filming Day, Open Thread

    Filming Day, Open Thread
    I'm filming today and will be home late tomorrow night. The East coast weather sure is humid. No, I'm not in a fancy place like NY or Miami. I'll give details later, assuming I don't end up on the cutting room floor. Here's a... [[ This is…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Short Sale Fraud Indictment Alleging Non-Arms Length Transaction

    Short Sale Fraud Indictment Alleging Non-Arms Length Transaction
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Gary P. DeCicco, 59, Nahant, Massachusetts, and Pamela M. Avedisian, 54, Nahant, Massachusetts, were charged in an indictment with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of wire fraud in connection…
  • Jan 16

    Inflated Purchase Prices Kink LTVs in Guilty Plea

    Inflated Purchase Prices Kink LTVs in Guilty Plea
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Abolghasseni “Abe” Alizadeh, 59, Granite Bay, California, pleaded guilty  to wire fraud, bank fraud and making false statements to a federally insured financial institution. According to court…
  • Jan 16

    Foreclosure Rescue Schemer Pleads Guilty

    Foreclosure Rescue Schemer Pleads Guilty
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Sergio Roman Barrientos, 64, Poway, California pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution and bank fraud. According to court documents, from about September 2004 through…
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

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: 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

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/
  • Feb 21

    Export

    Export
    Letters of Credit, Documentary Collections, Drafts, Documents against Payment / Collection Acceptance, Sight Draft, Time Draft, Bill of Lading:cf. https://www.export.gov/article?id=Letters-of-Credit-and-Documentary-Collection
  • Feb 20

    Lippman v. City of Oakland, A141865

    Lippman v. City of Oakland, A141865
    Writ of mandate:"A traditional writ of mandate under Code of Civil Procedure section 1085 is a method for compelling a public entity to perform a legal and usually ministerial duty." (American Federation of State, County & Municipal…
  • Feb 13

    Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center

    Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
    https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-business-and-self-employed-tax-center
Rank this Week: 7

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/
  • Feb 21

    Who You Gonna Call? — See Also

    Who You Gonna Call? — See Also
    WE'VE MADE A HELPFUL CHART TO HELP IN-HOUSE COUNSEL KNOW WHEN THEY SHOULD CALL IN THE BIG GUNS: Well, "helpful" might be an exaggeration. REGARDLESS OF WHERE YOU STAND ON #METOO, THIS "PUNISHMENT" HELPS NOBODY: A bunch of women accuse a guy…
  • Feb 21

    Thanks So Very Much To All Of Our Amazing Advertiser

    Thanks So Very Much To All Of Our Amazing Advertiser
    We’d like to express gratitude to our wonderful sponsors here at Above the Law.
  • Feb 21

    Yes, Chief Justice Burger Said That

    Yes, Chief Justice Burger Said That
    Yes, he was appointed by Richard Nixon.
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Feb 21

    [Eugene Volokh] "We Are Not Crows" -- and yet ....

    [Eugene Volokh] "We Are Not Crows" -- and yet ....
    From Holley v. Holley, decided a few months ago by the Louisiana Court of Appeals: As to Mr. Holley's objection to relocation, she determined that "the intention of the legislature was the distance to mean traveling distance and not…
  • Feb 21

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Can the Trump Administration Ban Bump Stocks?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Can the Trump Administration Ban Bump Stocks?
    President Trump apparently wants to ban "bump stocks." Specifically, he has instructed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to have the Department of Justice interpret existing federal law to include bump stocks in the definition of a "machinegun."…
  • Feb 20

    [Eugene Volokh] The Two Sides of Collective Bargaining: A Way of Looking at the First Amendment Question in Janu

    [Eugene Volokh] The Two Sides of Collective Bargaining: A Way of Looking at the First Amendment Question in Janu
    In Janus v. AFSCME, the Supreme Court is considering: Does it violate the First Amendment for a public employer to require employees to pay union agency fees, which will cover the costs of collective bargaining and contract administration? In…
Rank this Week: 9

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Long v. Pfister 17-991 Issue: Whether there are exceptions to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Napue v. Illinois that would allow a criminal defendant to be convicted based on perjury that…
  • Feb 21

    Argument transcript

    Argument transcript
    The transcript in Rosales-Mireles v. United States is available on the Supreme Court’s website; the transcript in Dahda v. United States is also available.   The post Argument transcripts appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
  • Feb 21

    Argument preview: Justices to consider whether probable cause defeats claims of retaliatory arrest for First-Amendment-protected expression

    Argument preview: Justices to consider whether probable cause defeats claims of retaliatory arrest for First-Amendment-protected expression
    On November 15, 2006, Fane Lozman rose to speak during the public-comments portion of a regular public meeting of the City Council of Riviera Beach, Florida. What followed was anything but a run-of-the-mill discussion about the intricacies of…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Feb 19

    What Are they Hiding? (Turkish Edition)

    What Are they Hiding? (Turkish Edition)
    Marcy Wheeler is very smart. And while she’s not giving to mincing words, she is also not a wild-eye conspiracist. So I sat up when I saw Meanwhile, Over In Turkey . . ., her blog post on Secretary of … Continue reading…
  • Feb 14

    Micropayments of a New and Pernicious Type

    Micropayments of a New and Pernicious Type
    Many of us predicted long ago that the future of journalism was online micropayments – pay fractions of a cent an article instead of being bombarded with ads. What we didn’t see coming was this strategy by Salon: if you ……
  • Feb 7

    10 Things You Can Do to Protect e-Privacy & Autonomy

    10 Things You Can Do to Protect e-Privacy & Autonomy
    At UM’s Data Privacy Day event I made 10 suggestions about what you can do to protect your e-privacy and autonomy.  Here they are: Trust cyber-civil liberties NGOs like EFF to recommend things to use and to do. If you ……
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Feb 21

    Twitter as a news feed versus following everyone following you

    Twitter as a news feed versus following everyone following you
    I am beginning to use Twitter more and more as a source of news and information from people and organizations I trust. As part of doing so, I am whittling down the number of people I follow on Twitter to a more manageable number. By…
  • Feb 18

    Job security is a myth for lawyers without a personal brand

    Job security is a myth for lawyers without a personal brand
    I talked with a highly respected legal professional last Friday who was recently let go by his law firm. He had been employed by the firm for four or five years and employed by similar large law firms for a couple decades before. A couple…
  • Feb 13

    Institute for the Future of Law Practice Steps in Where Law Schools Struggle

    Institute for the Future of Law Practice Steps in Where Law Schools Struggle
    Leave it to legal tech innovator and law professor, Bill Henderson to be part of a new nonprofit, the Institute for the Future of Law Practice, that will coordinate the entry level law school market around an updated and modernized…
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

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 21

    Constitutional Orphan

    Constitutional Orphan
    It could not have been issued at a worse time, when the rawness of the slaughter of 17 high school students remained fresh and brutal. And there could be no vehicle less demanding than a dissent to a denial of certiorari. But Justice Clarence…
  • Feb 20

    Will Judge Weinstein End Collars For Dollars?

    Will Judge Weinstein End Collars For Dollars?
    The most dangerous time on the street is at the end of a shift. Sure, they could do the buy and bust at the beginning of the shift and then spend the rest of their time processing the perps, filling out the reports, waiting for the prints to…
  • Feb 20

    Dance of the Snowflake

    Dance of the Snowflake
    At the Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf uses the Bari Weiss twitter attack as a vehicle to challenge the value of “call-out culture,” the social justice reaction to whatever is perceived as a violation of their orthodoxy. The writer…
Rank this Week: 14

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: 15

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 21

    2018 Economic Report of the President

    2018 Economic Report of the President
    Economic Report of the President Together with The Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisers February 2018 The report “overviews the nation’s economic progress using text and extensive data appendices. The Economic Report…
  • Feb 21

    Commentary – The Shallowness of Google Translate

    Commentary – The Shallowness of Google Translate
    The Atlantic: The Shallowness of Google Translate – The program uses state-of-the-art AI techniques, but simple tests show that it’s a long way from real understanding. “…The practical utility of Google Translate and…
  • Feb 21

    Video – The Temple of Knowledge – NYPL branch custodian and his family lived in the library

    Video – The Temple of Knowledge – NYPL branch custodian and his family lived in the library
    “Ronald Clark’s father was custodian of a branch of the New York Public Library at a time when caretakers, along with their families, lived in the buildings. With his daughter, Jamilah, Ronald remembers literally growing up in a…
Rank this Week: 16

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Feb 21

    Pennsylvania legislators again ask US Supreme Court to block redistricting order

    Pennsylvania legislators again ask US Supreme Court to block redistricting order
    Pennsylvania Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and House Speaker Mike Turzai [official bios] on Wednesday asked the US Supreme Court [official website] to stay [petition, PDF] an earlier decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court…
  • Feb 21

    Ireland Cabinet agrees to draft legislation on abortion referendum

    Ireland Cabinet agrees to draft legislation on abortion referendum
    The Irish Cabinet on Tuesday agreed to draft [press release] legislation on a referendum aimed at repealing the Eighth Amendment in the Ireland Constitution [text, PDF] on abortion. The amendment grants equal right to life to pregnant women…
  • Feb 21

    Supreme Court rules in attorney's fees case

    Supreme Court rules in attorney's fees case
    The US Supreme Court ruled [opinion, PDF] 5-4 Wednesday in Murphy v. Smith [SCOTUSblog materials] that federal law [text] requires district courts to apply up to 25 percent of the judgment to attorney’s fees in prisoner civil rights…
Rank this Week: 17

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Feb 21

    25 Years In, Litigation Boutique Bartlit Beck Has New Leadership

    25 Years In, Litigation Boutique Bartlit Beck Has New Leadership
    Jason Peltz, who has spent most of his career as a litigator with Bartlit Beck, has become the firm's new managing partner. Longtime firm leader and former managing partner Skip Herman has assumed the role of…
  • Feb 21

    Sorry Clients: Higher Law Firm Billing Rates Really Do Pay Off

    Sorry Clients: Higher Law Firm Billing Rates Really Do Pay Off
    An analysis by Citi Private Bank's Law Firm Group shows the advantage of aggressively raising published billing rates.       
  • Feb 21

    Law Firm Recruitment Activity Steady, But Summer Programs Shrink

    Law Firm Recruitment Activity Steady, But Summer Programs Shrink
    A new survey by the National Association for Law Placement finds that entry-level recruitment efforts across law firms remain steady and robust following a period of volatility following the recession, suggesting that growth efforts by law…
Rank this Week: 18

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 16

    Presidents Day

    Presidents Day
    The Uniform Monday Holiday Act in 1971 declares that Washington’s Birthday falls on the third Monday in February in the United States. It is also known as Washington’s Birthday, after George Washington, the first president of the…
  • Feb 14

    Valentine’s Day Quiz

    Valentine’s Day Quiz
    Can you name the U.S. Supreme Court Justice? 1.  It must have brought a Flood of emotions: his clerks wrote him a card on Valentine’s Day, 1985, that read “Respondents are red, petitioners are blue. We’re very lucky to…
  • Feb 12

    Millions Awarded to Graffiti Artist

    Millions Awarded to Graffiti Artist
    A BLS Library Blog post titled VARA and a Whitewashed Graffiti Mecca discussed a federal law suit brought by a group of plaintiff artists, under the Visual Artist Rights Act of 1990, against a defendant real estate developer in the US…
Rank this Week: 19

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Feb 21

    "9th Circ. Finds Receipt Suit Falls Short Under Spokeo"

    "9th Circ. Finds Receipt Suit Falls Short Under Spokeo"
    "9th Circ. Finds Receipt Suit Falls Short Under Spokeo": Melissa Daniels of Law360.com has this report (subscription required for full access) on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued today.
  • Feb 21

    "Kansas can't cut off Medicaid money to Planned Parenthood, appeals court rules"

    "Kansas can't cut off Medicaid money to Planned Parenthood, appeals court rules"
    "Kansas can't cut off Medicaid money to Planned Parenthood, appeals court rules": Bryan Lowry of The Kansas City Star has this report. Allison Kite of The Topeka Capital-Journal has an article headlined "Federal court: Kansas can't sever…
  • Feb 21

    "WV Supreme Court in 'transition,' cancels WVU trip"

    "WV Supreme Court in 'transition,' cancels WVU trip"
    "WV Supreme Court in 'transition,' cancels WVU trip": The Charleston (W. Va.) Gazette-Mail has an article that begins, "Days after West Virginia Supreme Court justices abruptly ousted the court's chief justice, they have decided to cancel the…
Rank this Week: 20

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 21

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Tragically, “Forever Young”

    Tragically, “Forever Young”
    My friend, Darin Detwiler, let me post this tonight for tomorrow. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the day the last of four young children died during the landmark 1993 “Jack in the Box” E. coli outbreak That child was…
  • Feb 16

    872 Sick with 164 Deaths are South African Listeria Lawsuits far away?

    872 Sick with 164 Deaths are South African Listeria Lawsuits far away?
    As of 14 February 2018, 872 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported to NICD from all provinces since 01 January 2017 (Figure 1). Most cases have been reported from Gauteng Province (59%, 517/872) followed by Western Cape…
  • Feb 16

    94 in Iowa Sick with Salmonella Linked to Fareway Chicken Salad

    94 in Iowa Sick with Salmonella Linked to Fareway Chicken Salad
    94 Sick in Iowa, Chicken Salad sold at Fareway grocery stores in Iowa, as well as Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota. 28 – Confirmed Case Definition: Persons with Salmonella Typhimurium (confirmed or visual match to Pattern…
Rank this Week: 22

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Feb 21

    News Headlines for Feb 21, 2018

    News Headlines for Feb 21, 2018
    E-Commerce Retail Sales as a Percent of Total Sales | FRED | St. Louis Fed ,Advance Real Retail and Food Services Sales | FRED | St. Louis Fed ,Eleventh Circuit Follows Ninth Circuit in Awarding Appellate Fees for Automatic Stay Violation |…
  • Feb 21

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 21, 2018

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Feb 21, 2018
    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.…
  • Feb 20

    News Headlines for Feb 20, 2018

    News Headlines for Feb 20, 2018
    “Golden Shares” May be Fool’s Gold for Lenders | Sherman & Howard L.L.C. – JDSupra ,Rebuilding Puerto Rico. Ricardo Rosselló Nevares, governor of Puerto Rico, joins the FT’s Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson…
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Feb 20

    OPINIONS – February 20, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 20, 2018
    Bullshoe v. State DA 17-0138 2018 MT 29N Civil – Postconviction Salsbery v. Korman DA 17-0525 2018 MT 28N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication State v. D. Iverson DA 16-0504 2018 MT 27 Criminal – DUI-Felony
  • Feb 14

    OPINIONS – February 13, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 13, 2018
    State v. C. Russell DA 16-0362 2018 MT 26 Criminal – DUI-Felony S P Brake Supply v. Daimler Truck DA 17-0222 2018 MT 25 Civil – Judicial Review Rimrock Chrysler v. MDOJ et al DA 17-0284 2018 MT 24 Civil – Judicial Review…
  • Feb 6

    OPINIONS – February 6, 2018

    OPINIONS – February 6, 2018
    State v. B. Williams DA 17-0077 2018 MT 19N Criminal – Other State v. M. Ailer DA 16-0240 2018 MT 18 Criminal – Theft State v. A. Jeffries DA 17-0225 2018 MT 17 Criminal – DUI State v. A. Porter DA 15-0744 2018 MT 16…
Rank this Week: 24

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
  • Feb 21

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Georgia Law School Yanying Zhang, Visiting Scholar, University of Georgia School of Law, presents today. Vanderbilt University Law School Leslie Kendrick, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, University...
  • Feb 19

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    University of Wisconsin Law School Ingrid Eagly, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law, presents today: Detaining...
  • Feb 18

    Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP – Cambridge, MA

    Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP – Cambridge, MA
    The Project on the Foundations of Private Law at Harvard Law School and the University of Texas School of Law host Administrative-Private Law Interface in IP March 29, 2018. Intellectual...
Rank this Week: 25

Injured in Mississippi Blog

Injured in Mississippi Blog

Covers serious automobile accident and insurance coverage issues. By Baskin L. Jones.

http://www.injuredinmississippi.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Car Wreck in Jackson Mississippi

    Car Wreck in Jackson Mississippi
    Every day people are hurt in car wrecks in Jackson Mississippi. These wrecks range from fender benders to life-threatening collisions. Each car wreck in Jackson has its own set of particular facts injuries and complications so it may be…
  • Oct 18

    Car Wreck Jackson

    Car Wreck Jackson
    Every day people are hurt in car wrecks in Jackson Mississippi. These wrecks range from fender benders to life-threatening collisions. Each car wreck in Jackson has its own set of particular facts injuries and complications so it may be…
  • Sep 24

    Attorney Jackson

    Attorney Jackson
    When you were looking for an attorney in Jackson Mississippi gather information so you can consider the options for Attorneys by searching for the term Attorney Jackson.  This search term may be used locally to find attorneys if you are…
Rank this Week: 26

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Feb 21

    February 21 roundup

    February 21 roundup
    Minimum 18 age for marriage, stadium subsidies, bill requiring landlords to distribute voter registration material, dollar-home programs, and more in my latest Maryland policy roundup [Free State Notes; earlier on NJ first-in-nation ban on…
  • Feb 20

    Spend $3,000 on a vacation? Your call. On an investment? No way!

    Spend $3,000 on a vacation? Your call. On an investment? No way!
    “The SEC’s ‘accredited investor standard’ effectively means that most Americans — unless they have at least $1 million in assets or $200,000 in annual income — are increasingly cut off from investment…
  • Feb 20

    Housing roundup

    Housing roundup
    “One year ago, Portland enacted inclusionary zoning. One year later, “apartment construction in Portland has fallen off a cliff.”” [@michael_hendrix citing Dirk VanderHart, Portland Mercury] Better policy is to focus…
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • Jan 11

    Prosecution dropped following defendant’s death

    Prosecution dropped following defendant’s death
    1-11-18 Georgia: Federal prosecutors asked for the dropping of charges against a man accused of committing sex crimes following the man’s death in December. A federal grand jury indicted Brian A. Temple, 55, in September 2015 for…
  • Jan 11

    Was homicide victim attacked because of his alleged history as sex offender? Detectives looking into the possibility

    Was homicide victim attacked because of his alleged history as sex offender? Detectives looking into the possibility
    1-9-18 California: A Los Angeles man who was stabbed more than 50 times and whose body was dumped near Rosamond may have been targeted in the belief that he was a sex offender, according to a search warrant. The slaying of Roderick White…
  • Dec 23

    Homeless man arrested in 2015 killing of convicted rapist

    Homeless man arrested in 2015 killing of convicted rapist
    12-22-17 Oregon: SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Springfield police say a homeless man has been arrested in the 2015 killing of a 71-year-old man. Sgt. David Lewis said in a news release that 50-year-old Edward Hughes was arrested Thursday night…
Rank this Week: 28

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
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

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
  • Feb 20

    Signs of Fraud

    Signs of Fraud
    There are many signs of fraud occurring within companies or with individuals. What are some of the signs we may see that indicate fraud is occurring? During a fraud investigation I am looking for signs that things are wrong. What clues may…
  • Feb 16

    Questions to Ask at the Start of a Fraud Investigation

    Questions to Ask at the Start of a Fraud Investigation
    In order to properly plan a fraud investigation, a fraud examiner needs to be able to ask good questions that extract valuable information about what needs to be done. The specific questions vary with each investigation, but the following are…
  • Feb 14

    Accounting 101: Parts of an Income Statement

    Accounting 101: Parts of an Income Statement
    A few of the videos I will post here are what I like to call “Accounting 101.” They have some basic accounting information for those who need a bit of a primer on how the accounting process works. This video focuses on the parts…
Rank this Week: 31

Day on Torts

Day on Torts

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

http://www.dayontorts.com/
  • Feb 20

    Tenant Salon Had No Duty to Clear Ice from Parking Lot

    Tenant Salon Had No Duty to Clear Ice from Parking Lot
    Where a business leased its store space in a shopping center, the lease provided that the landlord was responsible for the parking lot, and a customer entering the store had the option of parking on a clear parking lot and using clear…
  • Feb 9

    Sixteen-Year-Old Misrepresentation Claim Time-Barred

    Sixteen-Year-Old Misrepresentation Claim Time-Barred
    Where plaintiff could have discovered fire damage to her home by simply moving the refrigerator or looking in the HVAC return, the statute of limitations on her misrepresentation claims was not tolled under the discovery rule of the doctrine…
  • Feb 8

    Home Inspector Owes No Duty to Guest of Homebuyer

    Home Inspector Owes No Duty to Guest of Homebuyer
    The Tennessee Supreme Court recently refused to recognize liability for potential negligence from a home inspector to the third party guest of the purchaser of a home. In Grogan v. Uggla, No. M2014-01961-SC-R11-CV (Tenn. Nov. 21, 2017),…
Rank this Week: 32

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 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…
Rank this Week: 33

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
  • Feb 20

    Call for Abstracts on the Challenges for EU Cross-border Litigation

    Call for Abstracts on the Challenges for EU Cross-border Litigation
    The Max Planck Institute Luxembourg invites young researchers to actively participate in a colloquium on the “Current Challenges for EU Cross-Border Litigation in a Changing Procedural Environment”. The colloquium will precede a…
  • Feb 20

    The domino effect of international commercial courts in Europe – Who’s next?

    The domino effect of international commercial courts in Europe – Who’s next?
    By Georgia Antonopoulou and Erlis Themeli, Erasmus University Rotterdam (PhD candidate and postdoc researchers ERC project Building EU Civil Justice) On February 7, 2018 the French Minister of Justice inaugurated the International Commercial…
  • Feb 20

    Save the Date: 36th Biennial Conference of the German Society for International Law

    Save the Date: 36th Biennial Conference of the German Society for International Law
    The next Biennial Conference of the German Society for International Law (DGfIR) will take place from 20 to 22 March 2019 at the University of Vienna. The conference will deal with the topic Corporate Accountability and International Law.…
Rank this Week: 34

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Feb 21

    6 South Carolina Legislators Want Same-Sex Marriages to Be Called 'Parody Marriages'

    6 South Carolina Legislators Want Same-Sex Marriages to Be Called 'Parody Marriages'
    Same-sex marriage is a product of the secular humanist religion and thus unconstitutional, bill's sponsors say. Sometimes legislators do something so discriminatory and full of hate that it’s hard to believe someone isn’t trying…
  • Feb 21

    Debt Collection Companies Have Hijacked the Justice System

    Debt Collection Companies Have Hijacked the Justice System
    People who can’t afford to pay bills face arrest and jailing because of powerful money-hungry debt collectors. Denise Zencka, a mother of three in Indiana, had to file for bankruptcy because she couldn’t afford to repay her…
  • Feb 16

    Where Does #MeToo Start?

    Where Does #MeToo Start?
    How sex stereotypes in schools perpetuate sexual harassment in the workplace and beyond. Reckoning with the prevalence of sexual harassment and gender-based violence in the wake of #MeToo has prompted many to reexamine the conditions that…
Rank this Week: 35

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 37

Information Governance Engagement…

Information Governance Engagement Area

Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. By Rob Robinson.

http://infogovernance.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com

    Consolidation of Blogs: New Location of Content on ComplexDiscovery.com
    Effective April 1, 2015, the Information Governance Engagement Area blog will no longer be updated on a regular basis.  New content ranging from news and events to opinions and assertions will now be available exclusively on the…
  • Mar 31

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix

    How to Detect, Define, & Use an Enterprise Document Attribute Matrix
    By John MartinDocuments in file shares, content management systems, and scanned archives are often described as “unstructured.” However, there is typically a high level of structure in and interconnectedness among those documents.…
  • Mar 30

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR

    Using Continuous Active Learning to Solve the ‘Transparency’ Issue in TAR
    By John TredennickTechnology assisted review has a transparency problem. Notwithstanding TAR’s proven savings in both time and review costs, many attorneys hesitate to use it because courts require “transparency” in the TAR…
Rank this Week: 36

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/
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Feb 12

    Man Arrested One Year After Major Injury Hit and Run Crash in Orange County

    Man Arrested One Year After Major Injury Hit and Run Crash in Orange County
    Officials arrested 53-year-old Timothy Anthony Cronin of Laguna Niguel on suspicion of hit-and-run exactly one year after he struck and seriously injured a bicyclist. According to a news reporter in The Orange County Register, Orange County…
  • Feb 9

    Man Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident

    Man Killed in Santa Ana Pedestrian Accident
    A man was killed in a Santa Ana pedestrian accident the morning of Feb. 7 after a car struck him while he was crossing the street. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal crash occurred at the intersection of…
  • Feb 2

    Three Pedestrians Injured in Glendale DUI Hit and Run Crash

    Three Pedestrians Injured in Glendale DUI Hit and Run Crash
    Three pedestrians suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a driver who officials say was under the influence and was fleeing the scene of another crash nearly struck them. According to a KTLA news report, 32-year-old Luis Tecun allegedly…
Rank this Week: 39

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Livesay & Myers, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, and family law in Virginia.

http://www.livesaymyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Filing for Child Support When Parent’s Location Is Unknown

    Filing for Child Support When Parent’s Location Is Unknown
    When you petition the court for child support, one of the things the court asks for is the address of both parents. So, what do you do if you don’t know where the other parent is? A parent is not relieved of his or her parental…
  • Feb 12

    Student Loan Debt in Virginia Divorce Case

    Student Loan Debt in Virginia Divorce Case
    The financial consequences of divorce may have lasting effects on a party’s monetary stability for years following the conclusion of the case. Virginia is an equitable distribution jurisdiction, meaning that in any divorce proceeding,…
  • Feb 5

    How to Prepare for a Custody Battle

    How to Prepare for a Custody Battle
    You have accepted the fact that your marriage is ending and divorce is inevitable. But you want to do everything you can to ensure you have as much time with your children as possible. How can you best prepare yourself for a battle…
Rank this Week: 40

Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Feb 21

    Puerto Rican Bond Lawsuit: Investor Recovery Option

    Puerto Rican Bond Lawsuit: Investor Recovery Option
    Puerto Rican bonds have proven to be a toxic asset for investors and brokerage firms alike.  Since 2012, the brokerage firms who sold Puerto Rican bonds have defended thousands of customer lawsuits filed before the Financial Industry…
  • Feb 20

    William Harrison Has Received a Pending Customer Complaint

    William Harrison Has Received a Pending Customer Complaint
    Public available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on February 20, 2018 indicate that Florida-based Stifel Nicolaus & Company broker/adviser William Harrison is involved in a pending…
  • Feb 20

    Charles Lawrence Has Been Named in a Pending Regulatory Investigation

    Charles Lawrence Has Been Named in a Pending Regulatory Investigation
    Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on February 20, 2018 indicate that Florida-based RF Lafferty & Company broker/adviser Charles Lawrence has been named in a pending…
Rank this Week: 41

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

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

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Feb 17

    What is the Automatic Stay and Who Does it Protect?

    What is the Automatic Stay and Who Does it Protect?
    The automatic stay is a powerful tool to protect debtors in bankruptcy cases.
  • Feb 6

    Why Surrendering Your Car or House in a Chapter 13 May Create Unexpected Problem

    Why Surrendering Your Car or House in a Chapter 13 May Create Unexpected Problem
    One of the more powerful tools available to you when you file a personal bankruptcy has to do with your option to cancel an installment contract and surrender secured collateral. This applies to all forms of secured collateral, including such…
  • Nov 6

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work

    How Bankruptcy Exemptions Work
    Did you ever wonder if you will lose your property if you file bankruptcy?  Can you keep your home, your car, your household goods?  What about your clothes and jewelry? The part of bankruptcy law that tells us what you can keep…
Rank this Week: 42

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Feb 21

    Bringas-Rodriguez v. Session

    Bringas-Rodriguez v. Session
    Erwin Chemerinsky quoted by Daily Journal (registration required), Feb. 21, 2018 “The statute allows for asylum for those who were persecuted based on sexual orientation and I think this makes sure that asylum is available to those…
  • Feb 21

    Local zoning is getting in the way of housing

    Local zoning is getting in the way of housing
    Ethan Elkind co-writes for The Sacramento Bee, Feb. 21, 2018 Too many California cities and counties impose zoning restrictions that make it practically impossible to build low-cost, walkable housing. For decades, state leaders have allowed…
  • Feb 20

    Learning to let go: Layoff advice for startup GC

    Learning to let go: Layoff advice for startup GC
    Olga Mack writes for Above the Law, Feb. 20, 2018 Due to the temporary and at times turbulent nature of startups, layoffs happen. … with relative regularity and are completely normal. And startup general counsel is often squarely in…
Rank this Week: 45

Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog

Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Getting Medical Records Admitted at Trial | New Maryland Appellate Opinion

    Getting Medical Records Admitted at Trial | New Maryland Appellate Opinion
    Last week in Lamalfa v. Hearn, the Maryland Court of Appeals held that medical records could be admitted over hearsay objections when the records are relied on by an expert witness and the records satisfy 4 conditions of Maryland Rule…
  • Feb 19

    Suing Maryland Nursing Homes for Abuse and Neglect

    Suing Maryland Nursing Homes for Abuse and Neglect
    Most of my blogs posts are directed at Maryland nursing home lawyers and other plaintiffs’ lawyers. This blog post is directed to Maryland victims of nursing home neglect and abuse.  They want to know if they can sue, who they can…
  • Feb 8

    Court Finds for Victim Against Encompass in Uninsured Motorist Claim

    Court Finds for Victim Against Encompass in Uninsured Motorist Claim
    In Duckett-Murray v. Encompass Ins. Co. of Am., Encompass did is best effort to try to refuse coverage when its insured need it after thirty years of receiving premiums from its insured. This has to be the least shocking development…
Rank this Week: 43

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Feb 21

    Today's Columns on Gun

    Today's Columns on Gun
    Amy Barnhorst in the New York Times: "The Mental Health System Can't Stop Mass Shooters" Saul Cornell in The Conversation: "Five Types of Gun Laws the Founding Fathers Loved" Steven Lubet in the Chicago Tribune: "What…
  • Feb 20

    Ben Windham

    Ben Windham
    I'm very sorry to hear that long-time Tuscaloosa News columnist Ben Windham has passed away at age 68. Ben was a real treasure for this southern university town. I thought from the moment I first get to know him, which...
  • Feb 20

    Howard University Law Teaching Fellowship

    Howard University Law Teaching Fellowship
    Howard University School of Law’s Thurgood Marshall Center for Civil Rights offers 2 Fellowships to support the research and professional development of candidates pursuing a career in law teaching. Launching in 2018, the Thurgood Marshall…
Rank this Week: 44