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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

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: 3

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: 4

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: 5

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 23

    UC-Berkeley Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

    UC-Berkeley Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof
    The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, invites applications from entry-level and lateral candidates for full-time, tenured and tenure-track faculty positions with an expected start date of July 1, 2018. We welcome applications…
  • Aug 23

    Eyal-Cohen: Through The Lens of Innovation

    Eyal-Cohen: Through The Lens of Innovation
    Mirit Eyal-Cohen (Alabama), Through the Lens of Innovation, 43 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 951 (2016): The legal system constantly follows the footsteps of innovation and attempts to discourage its migration overseas. Yet, present legal rules that…
  • Aug 23

    The Tenure Track Is Too Rigid to Help Faculty Diversity

    The Tenure Track Is Too Rigid to Help Faculty Diversity
    Bloomberg: The Tenure Track Is Too Rigid to Help Diversity, by Tyler Cowen (George Mason): The brouhaha over the Google diversity memo has turned attention toward gender imbalance in other professions, including academia and economics. Over…
Rank this Week: 6

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: 7

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Aug 23

    [Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash] Just Don’t Lose, Baby

    [Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash] Just Don’t Lose, Baby
    One of the Oakland Raiders’ Slogan is all about winning:  “Just Win, Baby.”  Despite the President’s statement that “we will win,” I don’t think this describes the goal of the…
  • Aug 23

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does libertarianism have an alt-right problem?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does libertarianism have an alt-right problem?
    Writing in the Daily Beast, Matt Lewis suggests a disproportionate number of alt-right leaders claim to be former libertarians. Exploring why this might be, he identifies several possibilities, and in the process gives libertarians some…
  • Aug 23

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Take Care symposium on ‘Congress’s Constitution’

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Take Care symposium on ‘Congress’s Constitution’
    In “Congress’s Constitution: Legislative Authority and the Separation of Powers,” Cornell law professor Josh Chafetz examines the range of Congress’s powers, particularly those beyond the power to enact substantive…
Rank this Week: 8

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: 9

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

    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…
  • Aug 23

    Cann & Yates on Citizens' Attitudes Towards Legal Compliance

    Cann & Yates on Citizens' Attitudes Towards Legal Compliance
    Damon M. Cann (Utah State University - Department of Political Science) & Jeff Yates (Binghamton University - Department of Political Science) have posted This Side of the Law: Evaluating Citizens' Attitudes Toward Legal Compliance on…
  • Aug 22

    Yotova on Identifying General Principles of Law Recognized by Civilized Nation

    Yotova on Identifying General Principles of Law Recognized by Civilized Nation
    Rumiana Yotova (Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge; University of Cambridge - Lauterpacht Centre for International Law) has posted Challenges in the Identification of the ‘General Principles of Law Recognized by Civilized Nations’:…
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/
  • 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: 11

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Jul 3

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017

    The WSJ Law Blog: 2006-2017
    More than a decade ago, The Wall Street Journal launched Law Blog. It had a simple name but a novel approach to legal coverage in the pre-Twitter era. The goal: to deliver readers interested in national legal affairs the latest news and rapid…
  • Jun 21

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham

    Former DOJ Criminal Division Head to Join Latham
    The former head of the Justice Department’s criminal division is joining the law firm Latham & Watkins, the firm announced on Wednesday, making the firm now home to two former assistant attorney generals for the criminal division,…
  • Jun 15

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm

    Hogan Lovells Launches in Boston with Acquisition of Investigations Firm
    Hogan Lovells is opening a Boston office with the acquisition of a boutique firm.
Rank this Week: 12

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Aug 23

    Federal district judge finds due process problems with Indiana's forfeiture procedure

    Federal district judge finds due process problems with Indiana's forfeiture procedure
    As reported in this local article, a "federal judge has issued an order that partially halts the police seizure of vehicles in Indiana drug cases and other related crimes, calling the seizure of vehicles before an official forfeiture…
  • Aug 23

    "Can a General Conquer the Federal Prison System?"

    "Can a General Conquer the Federal Prison System?"
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this new extended Marshall Project piece looking at the challenges facing the newly appointed head of the federal Bureau of Prisons. Here is how it gets started: The...
  • Aug 22

    Missouri Gov halts scheduled execution and appoints Board of Inquiry to investigate innocence claim

    Missouri Gov halts scheduled execution and appoints Board of Inquiry to investigate innocence claim
    As reported in this local article, today just "before Marcellus Williams was to be put to death for the 1998 murder of a former newspaper reporter, Gov. Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution and appointed a board to look...
Rank this Week: 13

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 14

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: 15

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

    At the Green Café...

    At the Green Café...
    ... keep the conversation fresh and vital and moist.And would it kill you to do some shopping through The Althouse Amazon Portal?
  • Aug 23

    "It was incredibly uncomfortable. He was literally breathing down my neck. My skin crawled."

    "It was incredibly uncomfortable. He was literally breathing down my neck. My skin crawled."
    "It was one of those moments where you wish you could hit pause and ask everyone watching, well, what would you do? Do you stay calm, keep smiling and carry on as if he weren’t repeatedly invading your space? Or do you turn, look him in…
  • Aug 23

    The insanely awful Louise Linton.

    The insanely awful Louise Linton.
    The wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made such a preposterously bad Instagram post that you almost have to love her. Click to enlarge and read:I mean, we haven't had anything like this for a long time. I was going to name some ladies…
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Aug 22

    Bornstein on Discrimination

    Bornstein on Discrimination
    Friend-of-Blog Stephanie Bornstein has just published her great article, Reckless Discrimination, in the California Law Review. From the abstract: "If there are known, easily adopted ways to reduce bias in employment decisions, should an…
  • Aug 17

    Corbin on Government Employees and Religion

    Corbin on Government Employees and Religion
    Friend-of-Blog Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has just posted on SSRN a wonderful new article on the intersection of government employees and religion. From the Abstract of "Government Employee Religion": "Picture a county clerk…
  • Aug 14

    Hacked Employment Law

    Hacked Employment Law
    Charlotte Alexander (Georgia State) and Liz Tippett (Oregon) have just posted on SSRN their article (forthcoming Missouri L. Rev.) The Hacking of Employment Law. Here's the abstract of this timely (pun intended!) article: Employers can use…
Rank this Week: 18

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: 19

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: 20

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 21

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: 22

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/
  • Aug 22

    "Revisionist History," power, and Alabama v. Tom Robinson

    "Revisionist History," power, and Alabama v. Tom Robinson
    Malcolm Gladwell has a podcast called Revisionist History, which finished its second 10-episode season. Four of the episodes in Season 2 dealt with civil rights and the Civil Rights Movement, including episodes 7 & 8, which are about…
  • Aug 21

    Teaching Seminar

    Teaching Seminar
    Next semester will be my first experience teaching a seminar. It will be a seminar on "Special Topics in Water Law," with an enrollment under 20 students. I'm looking forward to it, but I'm sure it will require me to adapt how I…
  • Aug 21

    The Democratic Self-Government Interest

    The Democratic Self-Government Interest
    Slate has a nice essay up covering my article on campaign finance law and my amicus brief based on the article with Ron Fein of Free Speech for People. There are several arguments featured in both the article and the brief, and I will break…
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
  • 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: 24

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 26

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 23

    Cyber Security – When Social Engineering Fraud Is Not Covered Under Your Insurance Policy

    Cyber Security – When Social Engineering Fraud Is Not Covered Under Your Insurance Policy
    We live in an age of escalating cyber security threats. Many intrusion threats are social engineering attacks, which seek to gain entry to an organization’s computer systems via its personnel and not a hack to the computer systems.…
  • Aug 23

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Moore v. Sweet, 2017 ONCA…
  • Aug 22

    Court Orders Confidentiality Agreement as Precondition to Obtaining Documentary Discovery

    Court Orders Confidentiality Agreement as Precondition to Obtaining Documentary Discovery
    Litigants in Ontario are required to disclose every document in their power, control or possession that is relevant to the lawsuit at hand. Often times one party is concerned about disclosing documents to the other that may be highly…
Rank this Week: 27

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Around the IP Blogs!

    Around the IP Blogs!
    This Kitten is delighted to bring you the highlights from some recently published IP blogs.Driving around the Blogs!Marie-Andree Weiss on The 1709 Blog summarizes the motion for judgment on the pleadings filed by the defendants in Solid Oak…
  • Aug 20

    When "mayo" is not manyonnaise, yet still is mayonnnaise: All a matter of the label?

    When "mayo" is not manyonnaise, yet still is mayonnnaise: All a matter of the label?
    When is “mayo” not mayonnaise yet still can be called “mayo”, even when the product has no egg-based ingredient? This Kat was reminded of this question in reading recently that Hampton Creek, Inc., a much ballyhooed,…
  • Aug 18

    Friday fantasie

    Friday fantasie
    I heard IP events?CITMA Autumn Conference -- IP and social media12th October 2017, 10am – 7pmHyatt Regency BirminghamEarn 5 hours’ CPDRegistration has opened, see further details here. UNION-IP September Dinner Meeting -…
Rank this Week: 28

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: 29

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: 30

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: 31

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: 32

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
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Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    PGR Draft Faculty Lists for Fall 2017 Survey

    PGR Draft Faculty Lists for Fall 2017 Survey
    The draft list of faculties for the 2017 PRG survey is ready for review and correction. Download PGR Faculty Lists 2017-18 draft The benchmark for the faculty list is fall 2018, so, e.g., faculty who will be retired by fall...
  • Aug 21

    Mediocre white person watch: Richard Spencer edition

    Mediocre white person watch: Richard Spencer edition
    He read some Nietzsche, didn't get much out of it. (The linked essay makes a few good points, but for a more serious discussion of related issues, see this review essay of mine.) (Thanks to David Zimmerman for the pointer.)
  • Aug 21

    "Push Trump off a cliff again"

    "Push Trump off a cliff again"
    This is funny, and if you don't like cliffs, you have a choice also of volcanoes, sewers, and dinosaurs.
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Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Aug 22

    Why the ERA Is Still Pending Before the State

    Why the ERA Is Still Pending Before the State
    Let’s delve more deeply into the question of why the ERA can still be ratified by the states. In some constitutional amendments, a time limit for ratification was written directly into the amendment’s text.  Take the…
  • Aug 19

    The Original Understanding of the ERA

    The Original Understanding of the ERA
    Following up on my last post, suppose that the Equal Rights Amendment is somehow ratified. How should we interpret a text proposed in 1972 and ratified, say, 50 years later? The 27th Amendment presents this issue in an even more acute way…
  • Aug 15

    The Ratification of the ERA

    The Ratification of the ERA
    A few months ago, Nevada ratified the Equal Rights Amendment proposed by Congress in 1972.  I have no idea if this was done for symbolic reasons or from a genuine desire to see the ERA ratified.  Nevada’s action, though,…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 20

    Building a Sociology of Law for the Humanitarian Field

    Building a Sociology of Law for the Humanitarian Field
    Kristin Bergtora Sandvik and Kjersti Lohne Legal sociology has paid significant attention to human rights, but in contrast to legal anthropology, little focus has been given to humanitarianism. In this contribution, we ask, what does a legal…
  • Aug 15

    Never again, again: The Yazidi Genocide

    Never again, again: The Yazidi Genocide
    On 15 August 2014, ISIS fighters ordered the Yazidis of Kocho to assemble in the village school. The women and younger children were forced upstairs while, on the ground floor, ISIS fighters divided the men and older boys in groups before…
  • Aug 15

    Introducing Sareta Ashraph

    Introducing Sareta Ashraph
    It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Sareta Ashraph. From May 2012 to November 2016, Sareta served as the Chief Analyst on the Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, documenting violations of…
Rank this Week: 36

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 21

    Fields on Campaign Speech and Discriminatory Intent

    Fields on Campaign Speech and Discriminatory Intent
    Shawn Fields, University of San Diego School of Law, has published Is it Bad Law to Believe a Politician? Campaign Speech and Discriminatory Intent as San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-297. Here is the abstract. In the forty years...
  • Aug 21

    Hasen on Cheap Speech and What It Has Done To American Democracy @UCILaw

    Hasen on Cheap Speech and What It Has Done To American Democracy @UCILaw
    Richard L. Hasen, University of California, Irvine, School of Law, is publishing Cheap Speech and What It Has Done (to American Democracy) in the First Amendment Law Review. Here is the abstract. In a remarkably prescient article in a 1995...
  • Aug 21

    Miller on Ad-Blocking in German and American Law

    Miller on Ad-Blocking in German and American Law
    Russell Miller, Washington & Lee School of Law, has published Liberation, Not Extortion: The Fate of Internet Ad-Blocking in German and American Law as Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2017-15. Here is the abstract.…
Rank this Week: 37

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Justice Gorsuch at the Trump Hotel

    Justice Gorsuch at the Trump Hotel
    Writing in the Washington Post, Elizabeth Wydra argues forcefully that Justice Neil Gorsuch has betrayed his promise of impartiality because he plans to address a conservative group, The Fund for American Studies, in a luncheon at the Trump…
  • Aug 16

    An Unanswered Question from Charlottesville

    An Unanswered Question from Charlottesville
    As posed by me on CNN.com. Here are the first few paragraphs: How much longer can decent people serve in Trump's cabinet? President Donald Trump was not standing alone on the podium when he informed the world that some participants...
  • Aug 9

    Section on Professional Responsibility AALS Annual Meeting Events in San Diego Jan. 6, 2018

    Section on Professional Responsibility AALS Annual Meeting Events in San Diego Jan. 6, 2018
    On behalf of the Executive Committee for the Section on Professional Responsibility, I write to share with you a fabulous day of events planned for the AALS Annual Meeting in sunny San Diego on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Please plan...
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Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

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

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 9

    What Are Motor Vehicle Crash Personal Injury Cases Worth in Maryland?

    What Are Motor Vehicle Crash Personal Injury Cases Worth in Maryland?
    How much is an injury case worth in Maryland? Jury Verdict Research published a new Maryland specific study on the median compensation awards for car, truck and motorcycle accidents. In cases that go to trial, the median recovery was $11,328.…
  • Jul 10

    Ankle Fracture Settlements and Verdict

    Ankle Fracture Settlements and Verdict
    Our law firm has successfully handled scores of foot and ankle serious injury accident cases. If you want someone to fight for you, lawyers that knows these cases, call 800-553-8082 or get a free Internet consultation. I think I have a pretty…
  • Jun 30

    Should Your Settle or File Suit/Go to Trial?

    Should Your Settle or File Suit/Go to Trial?
    There are a variety of motivations that impact the victim’s decision to settle or go to trial. It is worth underscoring: it is the victim’s decision. It is not a choice for the attorneys or the family. The victim has to choose the…
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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    CAFC in ALVARADO HOSPITAL. A dissent by Judge Newman.

    CAFC in ALVARADO HOSPITAL. A dissent by Judge Newman.
    One must always keep in mind that the CAFC has jurisdiction in non-patent areas.On 22 August 2017:Because Prime Hospitals’ breach of contract claim isfundamentally a suit to enforce a contract and it does notarise under the Medicare…
  • Aug 22

    Two CAFC judges in Nidec case: we question whether the practice of expanding panel

    Two CAFC judges in Nidec case: we question whether the practice of expanding panel
    The outcome was that appellant lost:Nidec Motor Corporation (“Nidec”) appeals a finalwritten decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board(“Board”) in an inter partes review (“IPR”). The Boarddetermined…
  • Aug 21

    CAFC uses an analogy to a "cookie jar" to rule against appellant Thought

    CAFC uses an analogy to a "cookie jar" to rule against appellant Thought
    The relevant portion of a "system" claim contained thelanguagea first adapter responsive to the object applicationincluding an application bridgereceiving an object comprising object attributesand an object name from the objectapplication,…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Aug 17

    The NAFTA E-commerce Chapter: Ensuring the New Chapter Reflects Canadian Prioritie

    The NAFTA E-commerce Chapter: Ensuring the New Chapter Reflects Canadian Prioritie
    Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland outlined Canada's NAFTA negotiating objectives in talk earlier this week, identifying the need to modernize NAFTA so that "all sectors of our economy can reap the full benefits of the digital…
  • Aug 16

    How Canada Can Use NAFTA’s IP Chapter to Level the Innovation Playing Field

    How Canada Can Use NAFTA’s IP Chapter to Level the Innovation Playing Field
    The NAFTA renegotiation gets underway today, days after Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland outlined Canada's NAFTA negotiating objectives. As her first core objective, Freeland identified modernizing NAFTA so that "all sectors of our…
  • Aug 15

    Good Politics, Bad Policy: Melanie Joly Sends TV Licensing Cancon Decision Back to the CRTC

    Good Politics, Bad Policy: Melanie Joly Sends TV Licensing Cancon Decision Back to the CRTC
    Canadian Heritage Minister Melanie Joly announced via Twitter yesterday that the government has asked the CRTC to reconsider its TV licensing decision from earlier this year that established a uniform broadcaster spending requirement of 5…
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ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Jul 8

    Hacking the referendum

    Hacking the referendum
    The government, despite strong opposition led by senior monk Anamaduwe Dhammadassi Thero, said last week that it will nevertheless continue to pursue the constitutional reform process, which will be put to a referendum. This comes after PM…
  • Jun 27

    Social media and peace: Presentation at ZIF’s 15th year celebrations in Berlin

    Social media and peace: Presentation at ZIF’s 15th year celebrations in Berlin
    The Zentrum für Internationale Friedenseinsätze gGmbH (Centre for International Peace Operations) based in Berlin, Germany, invited me to talk on social media and peace as part of an event to celebrate 15 years since its…
  • Jun 14

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy

    Communication projects, campaigns & websites on peace, constitutionalism, rights, governance & democracy
    Compiled for the Centre for Policy Alternatives a list of websites around communications campaigns, advertisements, projects, websites and various other initiatives I’ve designed, developed or gave input into over the past couple of…
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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
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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…
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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…
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