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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/
  • Aug 23

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Hillary calls Trump a "creep" in her new book. She describes the second debate, the one where he stalked her all over the stage: “This is not okay, I thought,” Clinton said, reading from her book. “It was the second…
  • Aug 21

    Back to Afghanistan

    Back to Afghanistan
    Donald Trump will interrupt our TV schedules tonight to give a speech to the American public about his decision on how the U.S. should move forward on Afganistan and South Asia. He's going to announce an increase in U.S. Troops. My…
  • Aug 21

    Secret Service to Run Out of Money to Protect Trump

    Secret Service to Run Out of Money to Protect Trump
    Donald Trump and his family's travel and vacation expenses will result in 1,100 Secret Service agents working overtime this year, and the Secret Service today said it will run out of money November 30. The spending limits are supposed…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    Arizona Loan Office Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

    Arizona Loan Office Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michael Quiroz, Tucson, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Raner C. Collins to 36 months in prison.  Quiroz was previously found guilty at trial of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire…
  • Aug 15

    First rule of holes: When in one, stop digging

    First rule of holes: When in one, stop digging
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Margie P. Shephard, 51, Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice after forging a court order to get another inmate released from prison. Shephard was incarcerated as an inmate at Federal…
  • Aug 15

    Former NYC Police Officer and Pal Indicted in Short Sale Fraud

    Former NYC Police Officer and Pal Indicted in Short Sale Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michael Rizzi, 45, Brooklyn, New York,and Edward Monahan, 45, Staten Island, New York, were each charged in a criminal complaint with one count of bank fraud and on count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud,…
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

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/
Rank this Week: 5

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

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

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: 8

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    With the start of the Supreme Court’s October sitting only a little over a month away, some coverage of the court focuses on cases scheduled for oral argument during that sitting. Subscript provides a graphic explainer for Epic Systems…
  • Aug 22

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Lindsey v. Virginia 17-132 Issue: Whether the jury instruction—that the defendant’s actions were “evidence of [the requisite intent] . . . unless there is believable evidence to the…
  • Aug 22

    Tuesday round-up

    Tuesday round-up
    Briefly: At the George Washington Law Review’s On the Docket blog, Frank LoMonte looks at Matal v. Tam, in which the Supreme Court held that the disparagement clause of the Lanham Act violates the First Amendment’s free speech…
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/
  • Aug 22

    P. v. Hopson, S228193

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

    P. v. Valencia, S223825

    P. v. Valencia, S223825
    Wobblers:Wobblers are a special class of crimes involving conduct that varies widely in its level of seriousness, and may therefore be chargeable or . . . punishable as either a felony or a misdemeanor. (People v. Park (2013) 56 Cal.4th 782,…
  • Aug 22

    Lynch v. Cal. Coastal Commission, S221980

    Lynch v. Cal. Coastal Commission, S221980
    Waiver: Forfeiture: Estoppel:“Waiver means the intentional relinquishment or abandonment of a known right.” (Bickel v. City of Piedmont (1997) 16 Cal.4th 1040, 1048; see Waller v. Truck Ins. Exchange, Inc. (1995) 11 Cal.4th 1,…
Rank this Week: 10

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Aug 23

    News Headlines for Aug 23, 2017

    News Headlines for Aug 23, 2017
    Sempra Energy Announces Agreement To Acquire Ownership Interest In Oncor ,HCR ManorCare’s Landlord Sues to Gain Control of Properties ,Canada’s Oil Industry Doomed If Prices Fall Lower ,Last stands of 7 retail brands struggling to…
  • Aug 23

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 23, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Aug 23, 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.…
  • Aug 22

    Read Issue #150 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter

    Read Issue #150 of Our Bankruptcy & Restructuring Newsletter
    Check out our latest issue (issue #150) of our exclusive bankruptcy & restructuring newsletter, which was just released today. You can find it and sign up to receive future issues directly by email by visiting:…
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/
  • Aug 23

    This Mystery Has Leg

    This Mystery Has Leg
    I don’t know if I have ever linked to the National Review before, but this is at the very least high-quality tin-foil stuff, and may in fact raise some genuine questions: The Very Strange Indictment of Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s…
  • Aug 18

    Life in South Florida (II)

    Life in South Florida (II)
    I see this ad frequently in the Miami Herald too — oddly it’s often near the car ads; even stranger, the link takes you to an all-Spanish-language site. Haven’t been tempted to try it, though. The post Life in South Florida…
  • Aug 16

    Life In South Florida (I)

    Life In South Florida (I)
    Do you get one of these ads every day in your paper? The post Life In South Florida (I) appeared first on Discourse.net.
Rank this Week: 13

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/
  • Aug 12

    Vegas to Tulsa to Norman

    Vegas to Tulsa to Norman
    That’s where I am headed to this next week. Las Vegas for ILTCON, the International Legal Technology Association annual conference, from Monday late afternoon to midday Wednesday. Disliking Las Vegas, and having been to two conferences…
  • Aug 10

    Do law schools take professional development of students seriously?

    Do law schools take professional development of students seriously?
    In the last week I’ve had exchanges with a couple law schools that made me wonder how serious law schools take professional development of their students. I’m basing this on my belief that a law student’s understanding of…
  • Aug 9

    Law school operated WordPress a replacement for today’s law review

    Law school operated WordPress a replacement for today’s law review
    With the advent of the Internet, and with it the expansion of open publishing, it’s not reasonable to expect law reviews to continue in their current form. Law professors looking to publish should be provided their own “printing…
Rank this Week: 12

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Aug 22

    "U.S. appeals court rules for TSA screener who had run-in with flier"

    "U.S. appeals court rules for TSA screener who had run-in with flier"
    "U.S. appeals court rules for TSA screener who had run-in with flier": Jonathan Stempel of Reuters has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued today.
  • Aug 22

    "Court ruling could broaden U.S. government environmental impact studies"

    "Court ruling could broaden U.S. government environmental impact studies"
    "Court ruling could broaden U.S. government environmental impact studies": Emily Flitter of Reuters has this report on a ruling that a partially divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued today.
  • Aug 22

    "Court: Day laborers have 1st Amendment right to solicit jobs."

    "Court: Day laborers have 1st Amendment right to solicit jobs."
    "Court: Day laborers have 1st Amendment right to solicit jobs." The Associated Press has this report on a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued today.
Rank this Week: 14

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • 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.
  • Jun 2

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool

    Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool
    University of Washington researchers put sensors in 15 ridesharing cars, and uncovered new evidence of how stingrays are being used and how to detect them. The post Researchers Use Ridesharing Cars to Sniff Out a Secret Spying Tool appeared…
Rank this Week: 15

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

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

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Aug 22

    China rights lawyer 'confesses' to attempting to overthrow government

    China rights lawyer 'confesses' to attempting to overthrow government
    Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong confessed at a trial on Tuesday to attempting to overthrow the Chinese government. Jiang has been in custody since November of last year. At the trial, he stated [NYT report] that Western laws led…
  • Aug 22

    India top court rules Islamic instant divorce law unconstitutional

    India top court rules Islamic instant divorce law unconstitutional
    The Supreme Court of India [official website] ruled [judgment, PDF] Tuesday that Islam’s instant divorce law, which allowed Muslim men to divorce their wives by saying the word “talaq” three times, was unconstitutional. The…
  • Aug 22

    UN: Afghanistan village attacks 'may amount to war crimes'

    UN: Afghanistan village attacks 'may amount to war crimes'
    [JURIST] The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) [official website] released a special report [text] on Sunday detailing the human rights violations committed during attacks on the Mirza Olang village earlier this month. During the…
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/
  • Aug 22

    Rock sheriff's office to share in money from sale of sex offender's home

    Rock sheriff's office to share in money from sale of sex offender's home
    8-23-17 Wisconsin: JANESVILLE -- Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden is scheduled to receive a check Wednesday for $153,660. Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin Jeffrey M. Anderson will present the check,…
  • Aug 19

    State trooper critically wounded in robbery investigation is expected to survive

    State trooper critically wounded in robbery investigation is expected to survive
    8-20-17 Pennsylvania: FAIRCHANCE — A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday. A second…
  • Aug 19

    Registered sex offender shot to death when answering knock at door

    Registered sex offender shot to death when answering knock at door
    8-19-17 Louisiana: HREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The Sabine Parish Coroner has released the identity of a man shot to death when answering the door. The body of 72-year-old Jerry Wayne Scott was found in the doorway at his home in the 1300 block…
Rank this Week: 17

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: 18

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 22

    Advanced RECAP – Search our database of millions of PACER documents and docket

    Advanced RECAP – Search our database of millions of PACER documents and docket
    Court Listener – Free Law Project: Advanced RECAP Search – Search our database of millions of PACER documents and dockets. [via Cheryl Niemeier] “The RECAP Archive is a searchable collection of millions of PACER documents…
  • Aug 22

    An analysis of 2 decades of efforts to improve social mobility – UK

    An analysis of 2 decades of efforts to improve social mobility – UK
    Report shows that government policies over the last 20 years have delivered little progress on social mobility in Britain. “Two decades of government efforts to improve social mobility have failed to deliver enough progress in reducing…
  • Aug 22

    NARA – Best Practices for File Naming

    NARA – Best Practices for File Naming
    NARA Blog – “The following are best practices for file naming. File names should: Be unique and consistently structured; Be persistent and not tied to anything that changes over time or location; Limit the character length to no…
Rank this Week: 19

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
  • Aug 23

    OPINIONS – August 23, 2017

    OPINIONS – August 23, 2017
    Bank of America v. Braun DA 17-0050 2017 MT 209N Civil – Amount Due Moore v. Goran DA 17-0032 2017 MT 208 Civil – Declaratory Judgment State v. Kapps DA 16-0513 2017 MT 207N Criminal – Sexual Assault HSBC Bank v. Nickerson…
  • Aug 15

    OPINIONS – August 15, 2017

    OPINIONS – August 15, 2017
    Matter of M.RC YINC DA 17-0081 2017 MT 202N Civil – Dependent Neglect Hark v. Quirk Cattle DA 16-0740 2017 MT 201N Civil – Water Rights Adjudication State v. E. Farr III DA 15-0536 2017 MT 200N Criminal – DUI-Felony State v.…
  • Aug 9

    OPINION – August 9, 2017

    OPINION – August 9, 2017
    State v. M. Reopelle DA 16-0158 2017 MT 196 Criminal – Deceptive Practice
Rank this Week: 22

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Why I avoided my Salad in Hawaii: Rat Lungworm

    Why I avoided my Salad in Hawaii: Rat Lungworm
    The week before I arrived in Oahu for work on the ongoing Scallops Hepatitis A Outbreak, the Hawaii State Department of Health confirmed one new case of rat lungworm disease in an Oahu resident.  The adult case was currently hospitalized…
  • Aug 20

    Pork related Hepatitis E in England – could it happen in United States?

    Pork related Hepatitis E in England – could it happen in United States?
    According to a Public Health England report, thousands of people in the UK may have been put at risk of contracting Hepatitis E from pork products sold at a leading supermarket which it would not name. The virus could have infected up to…
  • Aug 18

    Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Spreading

    Papaya Salmonella Outbreak Spreading
    The CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections. This outbreak includes four different types…
Rank this Week: 21

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
  • Aug 22

    Recruiter Seeks $1.3M from Baker Donelson Over Unpaid Merger Fee

    Recruiter Seeks $1.3M from Baker Donelson Over Unpaid Merger Fee
    Philadelphia-based Abelson Legal Search claims that Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz owes it $350,000 as a result of its combination last year with Baltimore's Ober Kaler. The suit filed in a federal court in Memphis also…
  • Aug 22

    Honigman Hires FTC Vet to Steer Driverless Car Practice Push

    Honigman Hires FTC Vet to Steer Driverless Car Practice Push
    Steven Wernikoff, a 17-year veteran of the Federal Trade Commission, will co-lead Detroit-based Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn?s practice advising on issues related to the fast-growing field of autonomous…
  • Aug 21

    Wachtell, Sheppard Mullin Tapped for NBA's Paul George Probe

    Wachtell, Sheppard Mullin Tapped for NBA's Paul George Probe
    The two Am Law 100 firms are advising the National Basketball Association and Los Angeles Lakers, respectively, in an investigation into whether the latter tampered with former Indianapolis Pacers star forward Paul…
Rank this Week: 20

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
  • Aug 22

    Litigation Support Work for CPA

    Litigation Support Work for CPA
    A CPA who focuses on traditional tax work or auditing services might be a great fit to branch out into litigation support work. Attorneys are always looking for expert witnesses with certain areas of expertise, and accountants doing general…
  • Aug 18

    How an Attorney Qualifies an Expert Witne

    How an Attorney Qualifies an Expert Witne
    Attorney Miles Mason talks about qualifying someone as an expert witness. How does he demonstrate an accountant’s training, experience, and credentials so that the court will permit him or her to testify as an expert?
  • Aug 15

    Calculating Income in Divorce Case

    Calculating Income in Divorce Case
    There are four widely recognized methods of calculating income in divorce cases. These four methods have been developed for use by the Internal Revenue Service in calculating unreported income in tax cases, and are the primary ways a…
Rank this Week: 23

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Aug 23

    August 23 roundup

    August 23 roundup
    Crash-faking for insurance money, long a U.S. problem, happening in U.K. too [Legal Futures, Telegraph, compare] $5000 and an apology for a racist comment on AirBnB? Sounds good. Community service? Even better. A college course too? Why not?…
  • Aug 22

    “Blinded by the Eclipse?”

    “Blinded by the Eclipse?”
    Yes, really; it’s from the Facebook feed of Florida attorney and political hopeful John Morgan of Morgan & Morgan, who has featured in these columns on various occasions over the years. More eclipse-chasing from the firm’s…
  • Aug 22

    Good riddance, Operation Choke Point

    Good riddance, Operation Choke Point
    The Department of Justice has confirmed that it is putting an official end to Operation Choke Point, the under-the-radar initiative by Obama financial regulators to discourage banks from doing business with certain disfavored businesses such…
Rank this Week: 24

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: 25

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Game Over for Nestlé? Atari Sues Over “Breakout” Kit-Kat Ad

    Game Over for Nestlé? Atari Sues Over “Breakout” Kit-Kat Ad
    For most of us, video games and candy go together perfectly, but that doesn’t mean they always get along. In fact, last week the “original” video game company, Atari Interactive, sued food and candy behemoth Nestlé in…
  • Aug 22

    Going Bananas Over the Eclipse

    Going Bananas Over the Eclipse
    –James Mahoney, Razor’s Edge Communications As I perused The New York Times on Sunday Aug. 20th, Chiquita Banana burst forth amid all the brouhaha reporting with a full page of the best ad I’ve seen in a long time. I…
  • Aug 21

    I’m Saying, I’m Down with the I’MN Slogan

    I’m Saying, I’m Down with the I’MN Slogan
    Love the new Minnesota State Lottery advertising slogan: I’MN. Or, as one of my college age sons often says, when he’s in agreement with someone’s idea or proposal, I’m down. The lottery slogan cleverly plays off the…
Rank this Week: 26

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
Rank this Week: 29

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: 28

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 17

    NYC Congregation Owns Touro Synagogue

    NYC Congregation Owns Touro Synagogue
    A recent article in the NY Times, New York Congregation Owns Oldest Synagogue in the U.S., 180 Miles Away, Court Rules, reports that a federal appeals court has ruled that Shearith Israel in New York actually owns the Touro Synagogue building…
  • Aug 4

    Law Professors: An Overview from William Blackstone to Barack Obama

    Law Professors: An Overview from William Blackstone to Barack Obama
    As students prepare to resume their legal studies and begin their scholarship for another semester under the tutelage of their BLS professors, I want to recommend a new book that discusses the contributions to the legal profession of a group…
  • Aug 3

    Policing the Black Man

    Policing the Black Man
    The Brooklyn Law School Library’s August New Books List (24 print titles and 12 eBook titles) has among its titles an interesting one, Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment, (Call No. HV9950 .P64 2017). Edited by…
Rank this Week: 27

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
Rank this Week: 31

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
  • Aug 23

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Ronald Krotoszynski, John S. Stone Chairholder of Law and Director of Faculty Research,University of Alabama School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty...
  • Aug 22

    Private Equity – New Haven, CT

    Private Equity – New Haven, CT
    The Yale Law School Center for Private Law hosts a Private Equity Conference on November 17, 2017, 9:45-4. “The conference will bring leading theorists from law, economics, finance, and sociology...
  • Aug 22

    Best Legal Blog Contest

    Best Legal Blog Contest
    The Expert Institute invites nominations for its 2017 Best Legal Blog Contest. The deadline is Sept. 15, 2017.
Rank this Week: 30

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 23

    Kopf: US District Judge John Adams Was A Jerk, But Does That Make Him Nuts?

    Kopf: US District Judge John Adams Was A Jerk, But Does That Make Him Nuts?
    On August 14, 2017, the Committee on Judicial Conduct and Disability of the Judicial Conference of the United States (the Committee) considered the petition filed by United States District Judge John R. Adams seeking a review of an Order of…
  • Aug 23

    Twitter Validating The Important People

    Twitter Validating The Important People
    Not long ago, I started seeing people on twitter with blue check marks next to their name. Back when, Twitter used these marks to verify that a user was who she claimed to be, so that others could distinguish the real twitterer from parody or…
  • Aug 23

    The “Cheap Speech” Police

    The “Cheap Speech” Police
    Remember when the only source of political speech and information were major media conglomerates with tons of important journalists who received prestigious prizes? Speech was serious, as they wore serious faces as they told it to us. Speech…
Rank this Week: 33

Personal Injury Blog

Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.injuryblawg.com
  • Dec 23

    Three Injured in Gilbert, AZ Dump Truck Accident

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

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

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

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision

    Motorcyclist Injured in SPID in Corpus Christi, TX Collision
    Corpus Christi, TX — A motorcyclist was injured in an accident that occurred in holiday traffic on Monday evening, December 21, on SPID between Everhart and Staples. According to police, the motorcyclist apparently rear-ended the…
Rank this Week: 32

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/
  • Aug 23

    Alonso on the Structure of Principles in Alexy's Theory

    Alonso on the Structure of Principles in Alexy's Theory
    Juan Pablo Alonso (University of Buenos Aires (UBA) - Faculty of Law) has posted The Logical Structure of Principles in Alexy's Theory. A Critical Analysis (Revus - Journal for Constitutional Theory and Philosophy of Law (2016) 28: 53–61)…
  • Aug 23

    Himma on Conceptual Jurisprudence

    Himma on Conceptual Jurisprudence
    Kenneth Einar Himma (University of Washington - School of Law) has posted Conceptual Jurisprudence. An Introduction to Conceptual Analysis and Methodology in Legal Theory (Revus - Journal for Constitutional Theory and Philosophy of Law (2015)…
  • Aug 23

    Malloy on Marketization

    Malloy on Marketization
    Robin Paul Malloy (Syracuse University College of Law) has posted Law, Market, and Marketization (1 University of Bologna Law Review (issue 2) 166) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Marketization is a process occurring in many transitional…
Rank this Week: 35

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    Davidson: Toward a Self-Reflexive Law? Narrating Torture's Legality in Human Rights Litigation

    Davidson: Toward a Self-Reflexive Law? Narrating Torture's Legality in Human Rights Litigation
    Natalie R. Davidson (Tel Aviv Univ. - Law) has posted Toward a Self-Reflexive Law? Narrating Torture's Legality in Human Rights Litigation. Here's the abstract: Scholars of Holocaust trials have emphasised law's potentiality as a tool of…
  • Aug 23

    Call for Submissions: Irish Yearbook of International Law

    Call for Submissions: Irish Yearbook of International Law
    The Irish Yearbook of International Law has issued a call for submissions for its next volume. Here's the call:The Irish Yearbook of International Law is now accepting submissions for the next Volume (Volume XIII (2018)). Edited by Professor…
  • Aug 22

    AJIL Unbound Symposium: Sovereignty, Cyberspace, and Tallinn Manual 2.0

    AJIL Unbound Symposium: Sovereignty, Cyberspace, and Tallinn Manual 2.0
    AJIL Unbound has posted a symposium on "Sovereignty, Cyberspace, and Tallinn Manual 2.0." The symposium includes an introduction by Tom Ginsburg and contributions by Gary P. Corn and Robert Taylor, Michael N. Schmitt and Liis Vihul, Phil…
Rank this Week: 34

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 22

    Are Trusts Still Useful If the Estate Tax Is Repealed?

    Are Trusts Still Useful If the Estate Tax Is Repealed?
    Speculation and rumor have been running amok regarding Congressional action aimed at obliterating the estate tax. In the current year, the tax only affects estates with a value over $5.49 million. This means the tax is applicable to only a...
  • Aug 22

    The Biggest Estate Planning Mistake People Make

    The Biggest Estate Planning Mistake People Make
    There are a few key documents needed for near-complete estate planning. First, the Advanced Health Care Directive, or Medical Power of Attorney, designates someone to make medical decisions for you if become injured or too sick to make these…
  • Aug 22

    Financial Fraud: Lengthy Prison Term for Estate Planner Who Betrayed Client

    Financial Fraud: Lengthy Prison Term for Estate Planner Who Betrayed Client
    Julie Kronhaus enjoyed a model life as an estate planner. She was highly regarding by professionals in the field and was often recommended for her breadth of knowledge and trustworthiness. Personally, Kronhaus spent lavishly on clothing, took…
Rank this Week: 38

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

https://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com
  • Aug 20

    Verizon ordered to arbitrate benefits claim

    Verizon ordered to arbitrate benefits claim
    A District Court in Pennsylvania has ordered Verizon to arbitrate a grievance filed by Communications Workers of America claiming that the Company breached a contractual prohibition on "Making any changes in the Verizon Pension Plan or the…
  • Aug 13

    Quick Hits - Deferral, neutrality, "flagrant misconduct" and excessive force

    Quick Hits - Deferral, neutrality, "flagrant misconduct" and excessive force
    Court upholds NLRB’s refusal to defer to arbitratorThe Eight Circuit has affirmed an NLRB decision (available here) refusing to defer to an arbitrator’s award (here).  Cooper Tire had dismissed Anthony Runnion for his conduct…
  • Aug 6

    Marriott challenges arbitrator's award on applicability of neutrality/card check agreement, impact of successorship language

    Marriott challenges arbitrator's award on applicability of neutrality/card check agreement, impact of successorship language
    Marriott International and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide were both members of a multi-employer Hotel Association and were  bound by an Industry-Wide Agreement (IWA) between the Association and the New York Hotel and Motel…
Rank this Week: 37

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: 36

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
  • Jun 6

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem

    How Bankruptcy Can Solve Your “Too Expensive Car” Problem
    Next to home mortgages, motor vehicle loans are often your most expensive purchase. According to USA Today, the average transaction cost of a new car or truck sold in the U.S. was around $33,500. Lenders are now extending vehicle purchase…
  • May 19

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation

    Why I Prefer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to Chapter 13 Debt Consolidation
    Most folks considering bankruptcy will consider two options – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Sometimes, you have the option of choosing either type of bankruptcy, whereas in other situations you would only be eligible to file either a…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?

    Can I Lower My Car Payment in Bankruptcy?
    If you’re having trouble paying your monthly bills—especially that steep car loan— you might be wondering if filing for bankruptcy will lower your existing car payment. It depends on which type of bankruptcy you file, but…
Rank this Week: 39

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • May 31

    Supreme Court Provides Relief to “Exhausted” Buyers of Printer Cartridge

    Supreme Court Provides Relief to “Exhausted” Buyers of Printer Cartridge
    The US Supreme Court has good news for people that are tired of paying high prices for printer cartridges – the fine print of the “license agreement” in the boxes that prohibits you from refilling the cartridges is no longer…
  • May 23

    Indiana’s TC Heartland Wins Patent Case in US Supreme Court

    Indiana’s TC Heartland Wins Patent Case in US Supreme Court
    TC Heartland LLC of Carmel, Indiana won a precedent-setting victory in the US Supreme Court in its patent infringement suit with Kraft Foods.  The US Supreme Court held that the term “resides” in 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) for…
  • May 8

    Patent Office Issues 196 Patents To Indiana Citizens in April 2017

    Patent Office Issues 196 Patents To Indiana Citizens in April 2017
    The U.S. Patent Office issued the following 196 patent registrations to persons and businesses in Indiana in April 2017, based on applications filed by Indiana patent attorneys. Overhauser Law Offices, the publisher of this site, assists with…
Rank this Week: 40

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Seal Beach

    Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Seal Beach
    Sarah Krueger, 46, was fatally injured in a Seal Beach pedestrian accident the morning of August 11, 2017. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal accident occurred at the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and…
  • Aug 2

    Street Racing May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Anaheim Crash

    Street Racing May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Anaheim Crash
    Police are looking into whether a car accident in Anaheim that killed a man who was pulling into his driveway was prompted by street racing. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, an 18-year-old man is accused of slamming…
  • Jul 24

    Fatal Car Accident in South El Monte Involves Disabled Large Truck

    Fatal Car Accident in South El Monte Involves Disabled Large Truck
    Tiffany Chiali Yi Ching, 49, was killed when her car crashed into a disabled big rig on the 60 Freeway in South El Monte. According to a news report in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, the incident occurred the afternoon of July 20, along the…
Rank this Week: 42

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: 43

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 41

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 23

    Antitrust and Artificial Intelligence - A Research Agenda

    Antitrust and Artificial Intelligence - A Research Agenda
    Nicolas Petit, Liege offers Antitrust and Artificial Intelligence - A Research Agenda. ABSTRACT: This short paper provides an overview of the claims made in the emerging scholarship on artificial intelligence and antitrust policy. It…
  • Aug 23

    Antitrust for Institutional Investor

    Antitrust for Institutional Investor
    Edward B. Rock, New York University School of Law and Daniel L. Rubinfeld, University of California at Berkeley - School of Law; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); NYU Law School have a more reasonable proposal than most on…
  • Aug 23

    Monopolistic Competition, As You Like It

    Monopolistic Competition, As You Like It
    Paolo Bertoletti, University of Pavia - Department of Political Economy and Quantitative Methods and Federico Etro, Ca Foscari University of Venice have written on Monopolistic Competition, As You Like It. ABSTRACT: We study imperfect and…
Rank this Week: 45

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 23

    The Public Safety Case for Bail Reform

    The Public Safety Case for Bail Reform
    Bail reform failed at the Texas Legislature this year, but litigation pending against Harris County may still dramatically alter the landscape regarding judges making pretrial detention decisions based on the ability to pay. (Grits…
  • Aug 20

    Judges fumbling forensics decisions, meet-and-confer challenged, prisons and rural economies, and other storie

    Judges fumbling forensics decisions, meet-and-confer challenged, prisons and rural economies, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends that may interest Grits readers while I'm focused elsewhere:3,500 and counting support Just Liberty petition to limit trooper arrestsWith the Public Safety Commission scheduled to consider the petition for…
  • Aug 20

    Emily Gerrick: Chipping Away at Debtors Prison Policie

    Emily Gerrick: Chipping Away at Debtors Prison Policie
    On the latest Reasonably Suspicious podcast, I interviewed Emily Gerrick, a staff attorney with the Texas Fair Defense Project specializing in policies surrounding people jailed for traffic-ticket debt. We only used a 5-minute segment for the…
Rank this Week: 47