Political and legal news, commentary and analysis, with a conservative focus.
Posts are devoted to news, issues and commentary relating to the free exercise of religion and church-state separation. Some posts cover the intersection of religious law and secular law.
"Stocked with cases, trial materials, briefs and scholarly articles all about avoiding and defending against claims taken under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act."
SCOTUSblog analyzes the cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and posts breaking news of court decisions. Supreme Court decisions are often posted here before the high court puts them on its own website. During session, links to audio clips of oral arguments are posted as they are ready.
"Law and reality in publishing (seldom the same thing) from the author's side of the slush pile, with occasional forays into military affairs, censorship and the First Amendment, legal theory, and anything else that strikes me as interesting."
Written for an audience of employers. Covers employment law topics, including discrimination cases, the minimum wage, OSHA and other federal laws.
"A blog by J. Adam Engel focused non-exclusively on the intersection between criminal law, the Fourth Amendment and emerging technology. Dedicated to the idea that effective law enforcement is not incompatible with a vigorous interpretation of the Fourth Amendment." "The Law of Cell Phones and Smartphones."
TalkLeft says it contains "liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news." Its mission is to "intelligently and thoroughly examine issues, candidates and legislative initiatives as they pertain to constitutional rights, particularly those of persons accused of crime."
Writers discuss whether they agree with the constitutional assertions in recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings and statements by politicians.
Features news, court decisions and commentary on social justice issues, among other "random thoughts."
"Posts cover news, court rulings, and practice tips related to intellectual property law, privacy law, and issues pertaining to technology and new media."
"Commentary about legal news and columns which represent a cross section of American law and justice, with a clear slant to the left."
"A blog about the law and life. The CockleBur covers everything from the U.S. Supreme Court to book reviews to lighthearted posts."
The Confrontation Blog is devoted to reporting and commenting on developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). The decision held that “testimonial” evidence must be subjected to cross-examination for it to be admitted against criminal defendants.
The Faculty Blog posts articles and observations by scholars associated with the University of Chicago Law School and links to the related The Faculty Podcast.
"Two law students blogging about law school, the First Amendment, and other various topics."
Topics include corporate interests, the Federal Trade Commission, patent laws, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Washington Legal Foundation's litigation and amicus briefs.
"Occasionally irreverent thoughts on law, liberty, tech and politics." This blog focuses on First Amendment, entertainment, and intellectual property law issues as well as commentary on legal practice and legal education issues.
The Right Coast has "thoughts from San Diego on law, politics and culture."
This blawg comments on criminal law and cyberlaw, with an emphasis on free speech, privacy and computer security.
"Mostly law professors, blogging about whatever we want since 2002."
"Law, politics, pop culture, sports, and a touch of Oregon."
"Privacy, crime and security online." Posts cover the criminal charges filed and appellate rulings handed down that contribute to the evolving definition of what online speech is legal and ethical, among other media law and technology law issues in the news.
Posts discuss criminal cases in Arizona, the Ninth Circuit and more broadly around the country, especially SCOTUS decisions. Topics include drug cases, sex offenders and illegal searches.
Underdog Blog has posts about criminal defense law, including summaries of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Posts also address First Amendment and other constitutional law developments.