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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Dec 14

    FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Rule

    FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Rule
    The FCC today voted to repeal net neutrality rules. The agency scrapped the so-called net neutrality regulations that prohibited broadband providers from blocking websites or charging for higher-quality service or certain content. The…
  • Dec 14

    Tavis Smiley Suspended by PBS

    Tavis Smiley Suspended by PBS
    Tavis Smiley is angry at PBS, which he says performed a sloppy investigation of the harassment allegations against him, and then suspended him. Put simply, PBS overreacted and conducted a biased and sloppy investigation, which led to a…
  • Dec 13

    USA Today Editorial: Trump Not Fit to Clean Toilet

    USA Today Editorial: Trump Not Fit to Clean Toilet
    USA Today has an amazing editorial blasting Donald Trump today. “[A] president who would all but call Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand a whore is not fit to clean the toilets in the Barack Obama Presidential Library or to shine the shoes of…
Rank this Week: 2

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 15

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Wright, R (on the application of) v Forest of Dean District Council Resilient Energy Serverndale Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 2102 (14 December 2017) Miah, R (On the Application Of) v Tthe Independent Police Complaints…
  • Dec 15

    Burial law should be reformed to stop family rows, says Law Commission – Daily Telegraph

    Burial law should be reformed to stop family rows, says Law Commission – Daily Telegraph
    ‘The law must be changed to stop families ignoring the burial wishes of the dead, the Law Commission has said. Currently someone’s wishes have no legal standing even if expressed in a will and family members can overrule them…
  • Dec 15

    Iraqis win damages for ‘ill-treatment’ by British soldiers – BBC New

    Iraqis win damages for ‘ill-treatment’ by British soldiers – BBC New
    ‘Four Iraqi citizens have won damages from the Ministry of Defence for ill-treatment and unlawful detention during the Iraq War.’ Full StoryBBC News, 14th December 2017Source: www.bbc.co.uk
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/
  • Dec 15

    AMSTED RAIL COULDN'T DERAIL DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION SUIT

    AMSTED RAIL COULDN'T DERAIL DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION SUIT
    Federal Court Rules in Favor of EEOC in Disability Discrimination Charge against Amsted Rail Denying Employment Based on Carpal Tunnel Screening Found Unlawful A federal judge ruled in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment…
  • Dec 15

    LATINO ANTI-BLACK BIAS?

    LATINO ANTI-BLACK BIAS?
    Latino Anti-Black Bias and the Census Categorization of Latinos By Tanya Katerí Hernández The NiLP Report This is the abstract of the chapter, "Race, Ethnicity or Other?" in the forthcoming book, "Anti-Blackness", edited by…
  • Dec 15

    NEW NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE GETS PLANNING APPROVAL

    NEW NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE GETS PLANNING APPROVAL
    City Planning Approves National Black Theater Building in East Harlem Project outline over existing structure. Image Credit: CPC. The National Black Theater is developing new performance space, retail space, and 240 residential…
Rank this Week: 5

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 15

    [Eugene Volokh] It's so right that it usually doesn't happen

    [Eugene Volokh] It's so right that it usually doesn't happen
    One Ostap Karmodi (whom I don't know personally) writes this very nice comment on his Russian-language Facebook page: The Volokh Conspiracy has moved to the site of Reason Magazine. This is so right, that in life it usually doesn't…
  • Dec 15

    [Sasha Volokh] The Fourth Circle of Helvetica

    [Sasha Volokh] The Fourth Circle of Helvetica
    Swiss newspaper Il Caffè writes about American private prisons: "Quando il carcere è un affare privato", by Marta Valier. I'm quoted in it a couple of times. Check it out if you read Italian! Here are some quotes: Proprio nel…
  • Dec 15

    [Eugene Volokh] H.S. Athlete Likely Has Right to Kneel During National Anthem

    [Eugene Volokh] H.S. Athlete Likely Has Right to Kneel During National Anthem
    V.A., a high school senior who plays football and basketball on the San Pasqual Valley High School teams, decided to kneel during the National Anthem at two recent high school games. The School District responded a policy stating, Students…
Rank this Week: 6

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: 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

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: 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/
  • Dec 15

    Western Union’s money transfer system

    Western Union’s money transfer system
    The FTC is alerting consumers who lost money to scammers who told them to pay via Western Union’s money transfer system between January 1, 2004, and January 19, 2017, that they can now file a claim to get their money back.  Refunds…
  • 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" …
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 15

    Ohio county sues 20+ opioid manufacturers and distributor

    Ohio county sues 20+ opioid manufacturers and distributor
    In the midst of a growing and devastating opioid epidemic, officials in Lorain County, Ohio, filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] in the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas [official website] Friday against 25 large drug companies and…
  • Dec 15

    In Other News ...

    In Other News ...
    The legal world is a busy place. Here are a few stories we didn’t get to this week that we thought you might be interested in. Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] said Monday there are “strong indications of election fraud…
  • Dec 15

    States act against FCC net neutrality rollback

    States act against FCC net neutrality rollback
    States reacted swiftly Thursday to challenge the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) decision to undo [JURIST report] the set of internet regulations known as net neutrality. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman took the lead…
Rank this Week: 11

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

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

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: ICTSI Oregon, Inc. v. International Longshore and Warehouse Union 17-770 Issue: Whether a claim that parties to a collective bargaining agreement have violated the antitrust laws by conspiring to seize…
  • Dec 15

    How the Grinch stole relist

    How the Grinch stole relist
    John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists, after a fashion. Every Nerd Down in Nerd-ville Liked relists a lot … But the Grinch, Who lived just south of Nerd-ville, Did NOT! The Grinch hated relists! The whole relist thingy! Now,…
  • Dec 15

    Ask the author: Justice Robert Jackson’s revealing thoughts and unpublished opinion in Brown v. Board of Education

    Ask the author: Justice Robert Jackson’s revealing thoughts and unpublished opinion in Brown v. Board of Education
    The following is a series of questions posed by Ronald Collins on the occasion of the publication of David M. O’Brien’s  “Justice Robert H. Jackson’s Unpublished Opinion in Brown v. Board” (University Press…
Rank this Week: 13

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: 12

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
Rank this Week: 14

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 14

    Tax Mistakes to Avoid

    Tax Mistakes to Avoid
    With the end of the year approaching, it’s a good time to talk about some tax mistakes that can be very painful. With a tax code as huge and as complex as ours in the United States, there are countless mistakes we can make in preparing…
  • Dec 13

    Jeunesse Is a Pyramid Scheme, Says Expert

    Jeunesse Is a Pyramid Scheme, Says Expert
    In October, a billion dollar class action lawsuit was filed against Jeunesse, alleging that the multi-level marketing company (MLM) is actually a pyramid scheme. Truth in Advertising summarizes the lawsuit: The lawsuit, which was filed Oct.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 15

The American Lawyer Top Stories

The American Lawyer Top Stories

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence.

http://www.americanlawyer.com/top-stories
Rank this Week: 18

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Bankruptcy News & Analysis

Covers Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.

http://chapter11cases.com/
  • Dec 15

    News Headlines for Dec 15, 2017

    News Headlines for Dec 15, 2017
    Sears lands another deal with Amazon to sell car batteries, tires ,Retailers’ December imports to rise on last-minute restocking: NRF ,Hedge Fund and Rural Phone Company Face Off in Court Over Debt Drama – Bloomberg ,Marijuana…
  • Dec 15

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 15, 2017

    New Bankruptcy Cases & Adversary Proceedings for Dec 15, 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 14

    News Headlines for Dec 14, 2017

    News Headlines for Dec 14, 2017
    Sears Extends Debt, Eyes New Borrowing – WSJ ,Calypso St. Barth to Liquidate All Inventory Nationwide ,Would-be Revel buyers filed for New Jersey casino license | The Sun Herald ,PetSmart High Yield Debt Tumbles after 3Q Earnings Miss…
Rank this Week: 17

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 14

    1.2 billion articles read on Feedly this past year

    1.2 billion articles read on Feedly this past year
    I received an email this afternoon from Edwin Khodabakchian (@edwk), the founder of Feedly. He relayed that together, we’ve read 1.2 billion articles on Feedly this past year. Feedly is a news aggregator, and by far the…
  • Dec 12

    Twitter is better all around for lawyers at 280 characters than 140

    Twitter is better all around for lawyers at 280 characters than 140
    When I saw that Twitter was considering increasing its character limit from 140 characters, I saw it as a bad thing. A company struggling in the financial community’s eyes making changes for the sake of change – not vision. I also…
  • Dec 5

    Tech startups, not law firms, are attracting many law grad

    Tech startups, not law firms, are attracting many law grad
    With the rise of the startup culture, law grads are looking for in-house opportunities. Hands-on action and innovation, as opposed the grunt work many young lawyers are doing at law firms, is appealing to grads looking to find purpose and to…
Rank this Week: 16

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 14

    Forbes – The World’s Biggest Public Companie

    Forbes – The World’s Biggest Public Companie
    This resource is structured so that the reader may scroll through the list of companies, where you will find respective metadata on each organization that includes: Country, Industry, CEO, Market Cap. From the initial brief company overview,…
  • Dec 14

    Accountability of AI Under the Law: The Role of Explanation

    Accountability of AI Under the Law: The Role of Explanation
    Accountability of AI Under the Law: The Role of Explanation, November 27, 2017. “The ubiquity of systems using artificial intelligence or “AI” has brought increasing attention to how those systems should be regulated. The…
  • Dec 14

    Journal of African American Studies published free issue completely focused on Prince

    Journal of African American Studies published free issue completely focused on Prince
    Journal of African American Studies, Volume 21, Issue 3, September 2017. Special Issue on Prince (free to read online – PDF download of all articles in this issue also free) “The primary responsibility of the scholar is to put in…
Rank this Week: 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
  • Dec 14

    CORRECTED OPINION – December 14, 2017

    CORRECTED OPINION – December 14, 2017
    D. Steilman v. Michael OP 16-0328 2017 MT 310 Writ – Habeas Corpu
  • Dec 13

    OPINION – December 13, 2017

    OPINION – December 13, 2017
    D. Steilman v. Michael OP 16-0328 2017 MT 310 Writ – Habeas Corpu
  • Dec 12

    OPINIONS – December 12, 2017

    OPINIONS – December 12, 2017
    Ellenburg v. Kirkegard DA 17-0514 2017 MT 309N Civil – Declaratory Judgment State v. M. Wolf Black DA 16-0209 2017 MT 308N Criminal – Assault Horton v. State DA 16-0675 2017 MT 307N Civil – Civil Rights State v. D. Burton DA…
Rank this Week: 20

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Dec 15

    Labor and employment roundup

    Labor and employment roundup
    Spotted in Senate tax bill: what sounds like an excellent proposal to cut off worker-classification lawsuits [Shu-Yi Oei and Diane M. Ring (who take a very different view of the provision) via Caron/TaxProf] Federalist Society convention…
  • Dec 14

    Ted Folkman, “Some Thoughts On Consumer Arbitration”

    Ted Folkman, “Some Thoughts On Consumer Arbitration”
    The campaign against consumer arbitration has sought over the years to establish a number of propositions: that the process favors business over consumers, that the arbitrator is in the pocket of the corporate repeat player, that you…
  • Dec 14

    Can online media resist “creeping censorship” from EU?

    Can online media resist “creeping censorship” from EU?
    Pressure from EU to keep extreme speech off social media risks “creeping censorship” affecting users in the U.S. How can and should companies push back? [Danielle Citron, Cato Policy Analysis] Tags: Europe, Facebook, free speech,…
Rank this Week: 21

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/
  • Dec 11

    Sex offender wanted for Kokomo rape dead after standoff in Louisiana

    Sex offender wanted for Kokomo rape dead after standoff in Louisiana
    12-10-17 Louisiana: ACADIA PARISH, La. – Kokomo Police confirmed that the suspect accused of raping and confining a woman last week has died following a standoff in Louisiana, according to Fox59. Gary Perkins, of Kokomo, died of a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 22

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Dec 15

    Lobel on Barbie v. Bratz

    Lobel on Barbie v. Bratz
    Congratulations to Orly Lobel (San Diego) on the publication of her book You Don't Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie's Dark Side (Norton 2017). Here's the publisher's excerpt: The battle between Mattel, the makers of the…
  • Dec 14

    Justice Hart

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

    NLRB Changes Joint Employer and Workplace Policy Standard

    NLRB Changes Joint Employer and Workplace Policy Standard
    Well, that didn't take long. A mere day after our post about possible changes from the new NLRB, the Board has announced two major rule reversals. The second case announced, as will surprise exactly no one, reverses the NLRB's…
Rank this Week: 23

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 25

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 15

    About that Judiciary Committte Hearing

    About that Judiciary Committte Hearing
    Matthew Spencer Petersen, an FEC commissioner and a nominee to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, had a rough time at his confirmation hearing Wednesday when he was unable to answer probing legal questions…
  • Dec 15

    Academic Freedom at NYU-Shanghai: A Year-End Report from a Participant

    Academic Freedom at NYU-Shanghai: A Year-End Report from a Participant
    As the end of the term approaches here at NYU-Shanghai, it is a good time once more to examine the question of whether American universities’ campuses in China enjoy academic freedom. I have posted on this question several times before (see…
  • Dec 14

    It's Time to Start Impeachment Proceedings of Judge Kozinski

    It's Time to Start Impeachment Proceedings of Judge Kozinski
    Twelve years ago when I was considering going into academia, there were several must-read law blogs. Prawfsblawg, of course, and Volokh Conspiracy (which I am pleased to see is moving away from having a paywall). And also Letters of Marque,…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Dec 15

    The Forgotten Emancipator #4 - Race and Labor

    The Forgotten Emancipator #4 - Race and Labor
    In an 1856 speech, future United States Representative James Ashley said, "I often wonder how your northern-born men can show such hostility to the black man. Singularly enough, I find here in the north, as in the south, that the...
  • Dec 14

    Faculty Anti-Semitism, Part Four: Why It Matter

    Faculty Anti-Semitism, Part Four: Why It Matter
    The first three parts of this series have explored recent expressions of anti-Semitism by Michael Chikindas of Rutgers University and and Hatem Bazian at UC Berkeley, and the defenses raised on their behalf by other scholars. This post will…
  • Dec 14

    The Law School Industry - Deans at law schools in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa

    The Law School Industry - Deans at law schools in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa
    This study, provided in the attached excel sheet, provides information on all deans at non-US law schools in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa. Email contacts and hyperlinks are included in the study, along with information…
Rank this Week: 27

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 15

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration

    Tax Policy In The Trump Administration
    Tax Profs: Daniel Hemel (Chicago), How to Skirt the Cap on Interest Deductions in the GOP Tax Plan . . . and to Make Some Money While You’re at It Jim Maule (Villanova), A $1.5 Trillion Tax Gamble, With Someone Else’s Money Alex…
  • Dec 15

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    ABA Journal, These seven law schools may be the most underrated Paul Caron (Dean, Pepperdine), Federal Court Chides Western Michigan-Thomas Cooley Law School For Seeking TRO To Block ABA's Release Of Letter On School's Noncompliance With…
  • Dec 15

    The GOP’s Corporate Tax Cut May Not Be As Big As It Look

    The GOP’s Corporate Tax Cut May Not Be As Big As It Look
    FiveThirtyEight, The GOP’s Corporate Tax Cut May Not Be As Big As It Looks: Cohn and others in the Trump administration might have oversold the potential benefits of their tax plan. One big reason that the legislation won’t supercharge…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 28

The Mac Lawyer

The Mac Lawyer

Covers legal technology with a focus on using Macs in the law office. By attorney Ben Stevens.

http://www.themaclawyer.com/
  • Jul 20

    Ben Stevens Interviewed: What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?

    Ben Stevens Interviewed: What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?
    Ed Sohn from Thomson Reuters recently interviewed me for an article titled “What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?” which was published yesterday at Above The Law. It was a pleasure to assist with his article, because…
  • Jul 20

    Ben Stevens Interviewed: What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?

    Ben Stevens Interviewed: What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?
    Ed Sohn from Thomson Reuters recently interviewed me for an article titled “What Stops Lawyers From Using Macs At Work?” which was published yesterday at Above The Law. It was a pleasure to assist with his article, because…
  • May 16

    Learn More About the MacTrack Legal Conference

    Learn More About the MacTrack Legal Conference
    MacTrack Legal – The ONLY Event JUST for Mac-Using Small Law Firms. The idea might pique your interest, but are you left feeling uncertain as to whether it’s really for you? Is the conference for the über-advanced,…
Rank this Week: 26

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    FDA Issues Import Alert over Hepatitis A Tainted Tuna

    FDA Issues Import Alert over Hepatitis A Tainted Tuna
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an Import Alert over hepatitis A found in raw, frozen tuna from Sustainable Seafood Co. Ltd. in Can Lam, Vietnam, and P.T. Deho Canning Company in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. “FDA believes…
  • Dec 14

    Canadian Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak: 30 Sick with 1 Dead

    Canadian Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak: 30 Sick with 1 Dead
    So, where did the romaine lettuce come from? The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada to investigate an outbreak of Escherichia coli…
  • Dec 14

    Raw Milk Recalled from Old Silvana Creamery because of E. coli

    Raw Milk Recalled from Old Silvana Creamery because of E. coli
    Jim Sinnema, owner of Old Silvana Creamery, issued a recall today for the milk because samples of it have tested positive for E. coli.  The milk has best-by dates between Dec. 15 and Dec. 23. “The recall includes both of…
Rank this Week: 30

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Dec 15

    How to Build a Better Antitrust Policy

    How to Build a Better Antitrust Policy
    Herb Hovenkamp gives a very interesting interview on How to Build a Better Antitrust Policy.
  • Dec 15

    The Mechanism behind Product Differentiation: An Economic Model

    The Mechanism behind Product Differentiation: An Economic Model
    Harashima, Taiji provide The Mechanism behind Product Differentiation: An Economic Model. ABSTRACT: The strategy of product differentiation has been viewed as very important in the field of business administration, but it has not necessarily…
  • Dec 15

    Market Power and Welfare in Asymmetric Divisible Good Auction

    Market Power and Welfare in Asymmetric Divisible Good Auction
    Manzano, Carolina and Vives, Xavier study Market Power and Welfare in Asymmetric Divisible Good Auctions. ABSTRACT: We analyze a divisible good uniform-price auction that features two groups each with a Önite number of identical bidders. At…
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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 15

    The Wrong Reason To Visit Niagara Fall

    The Wrong Reason To Visit Niagara Fall
    An attorney who had failed to respond to bar complaints surrendered his license in a proceeding before the Law Society of Upper Canada. The background facts are straightforward. During the summer and fall of 2016, the Law Society received…
  • Dec 15

    The Tractor Story

    The Tractor Story
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has reprimanded an attorney A reprimand is the appropriate sanction when an attorney appointed as the personal representative of an estate impulsively sold for $500 a tractor worth $10,000 stored by one of the…
  • Dec 15

    Outsmarting A Narcissist: The FBI And Fake New

    Outsmarting A Narcissist: The FBI And Fake New
    The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the FBI did not adequately search for information concerning "fake news" operations In 2007, Seattle-area Timberline High School began receiving…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 15

    7 Reasons to Celebrate Legal Research and the Fact That It’s There to Stay

    7 Reasons to Celebrate Legal Research and the Fact That It’s There to Stay
    In his book What Technology Wants, Kevin Kelly (the founding executive editor of Wired magazine) writes that: History is rife with cases of misguided technological expectations from the inventors themselves. Thomas Edison believed his…
  • Dec 14

    Don’t Believe Everything You Think

    Don’t Believe Everything You Think
    November has set in, along with its cold blustery weather and long dark nights. Inside, it’s a busy time of year for law firms and legal departments. This combination of a lot of work and not a lot of daylight hours can be quite a…
  • Dec 13

    Med-Arb: Efficiency vs. Justice?

    Med-Arb: Efficiency vs. Justice?
    I had the pleasure recently of co-chairing a one-day seminar on mediation-arbitration (med-arb), sponsored by the ADR Institute of Ontario, the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario and Osgoode Professional Development. The program…
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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: 32

Mandelman Matters

Mandelman Matters

Covers the foreclosure crisis. By Martin Andelman.

http://mandelman.ml-implode.com
Rank this Week: 35

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Dec 15

    Seaton: Ten Questions Every Criminal Defense Lawyer Should Ask On The First Date

    Seaton: Ten Questions Every Criminal Defense Lawyer Should Ask On The First Date
    Dating is really hard, especially when you’re a criminal defense lawyer. We’re usually busy saving lives and keeping people out of jail, so there’s precious little time to find the man/woman/non-binary-gender-fluid person of…
  • Dec 15

    How Do You Solve A Problem Like Kozinski?

    How Do You Solve A Problem Like Kozinski?
    Chief Judge Sidney Thomas has announced that a formal inquiry has been initiated into allegations of misconduct by Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski. “In the past, when incidents of alleged misconduct have been reported in an accredited…
  • Dec 15

    Trapping The Lonely

    Trapping The Lonely
    With a few minor shifts of the narrative, he might have been the hero of a sad story at the top of a deep dive into what it’s like to be fat, gay and alone in a place not known for its tolerance of these attributes. You would have…
Rank this Week: 36

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 38

Law and Other Things

Law and Other Things

Covers Indian law, courts and the Constitution.

http://lawandotherthings.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 39

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
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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
Rank this Week: 43

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 15

    "UN expert urges US accountability for torture"

    "UN expert urges US accountability for torture"
    Jurist has this report: Melzer urged US authorities to take action on the findings in the 2014 Senate Intelligence Committee Report [JURIST report], which found that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) [official website] deliberately misled…
  • Dec 15

    Deitch on Jury Selection

    Deitch on Jury Selection
    Brittany L. Deitch has posted The Unconstitutionality of Criminal Jury Selection (William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The criminal defendant’s right to a jury trial is enshrined within the…
  • Dec 15

    Marks on Drug Trafficking

    Marks on Drug Trafficking
    Amber Marks (Queen Mary University of London, Law Department) has posted Legal Perspectives on Drug Trafficking (draft chapter for Research Handbook on Transnational Crime, V. Mitsilegas, S. Hufnagel, and A. Moiseienko (eds), Edward Elgar,…
Rank this Week: 41

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Dec 15

    Comic Con (TM)

    Comic Con (TM)
    The term Comic Con has become synonymous with a certain culture.  In recent years, comic book conventions (and comic book culture), have become increasingly popular.  Annual comic book conventions are held in major cities across the…
  • Dec 14

    All That Glitters is Not One to Mold

    All That Glitters is Not One to Mold
    To me, one of the most exciting aspects of intellectual property law is when patent law and trademark law intersect in product or packaging design.  Last week, I had the honor of speaking to a graduate product design class at the…
  • Dec 13

    Torchy’s “Damn Good” Trademark Bullying…Or Not?

    Torchy’s “Damn Good” Trademark Bullying…Or Not?
    A few weeks ago, a Mexican restaurant in Fort Collins, Colorado, named “Dam Good Tacos,” agreed to change its name based on a settlement in a trademark dispute with another Mexican restaurant, Torchy’s Tacos.…
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ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 42

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Oct 9

    Information is the Key to Enforcement: A New Case Study

    Information is the Key to Enforcement: A New Case Study
    A new and really fascinating case study about environmental mass tort litigation against Du Pont was posted recently by the NBER. You can find the piece here. It demonstrates how a company came to ignore the injuries that its product...
  • Aug 16

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?

    What duties do lead counsel owe plaintiffs in multidistrict litigation?
    There is a persistent question in multidistrict proceedings: what duties do lead lawyers owe to individual plaintiffs who have no direct attorney-client relationship with them? That's the question at the heart of a recent opinion by Judge…
  • Aug 7

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial

    For Journalists Reporting on Bellwether Trial
    Bellwether trials are a mass tort phenomenon that is often reported in the media, but too often journalists put more emphasis on an individual trial or even a small set of trials than is warranted. This post tries to explain...
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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…
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