Legal History

Bench Memos

Features news, commentary and criticism mainly involving the judiciary and confirmation process. Contributor Ed Whelan adds a daily "This Day in Judicial Activism" post highlighting opinions, injunctions and judicial appointments from years past that are sources of disappointment to him.

Blawgertainment

Posts focus on emerging and topical issues in intellectual property, entertainment and media law. One regular feature is "Time Warp," a historical snapshot of what occurred on the same day in entertainment law history.

Bracton’s sister

"A blog featuring recent research, particularly on medieval plea rolls. Mostly medieval legal history."

Clews The Historic True Crime Blog

"Welcome to my study of historic true crime, where the chairs rest at the intersection of history, journalism, law, and murder, and the shelves are filled with the finest true crime literature. P.S. Steal from this library, and it's pistols at dawn."

Cocky Law Blawg

"The Cocky Law Blawg was established in 2006 by the Coleman Karesh Law Library at the University of South Carolina School of Law. The blawg is intended to keep all students, faculty, and staff aware of legal news, legal resources, library information, legal research and writing class information, and other research tips."

Constitution Daily

"Smart conversation about the Constitution." Posts cover cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, and a recent "27 Amendments (in 27 Days)" initiative led to posts about the amendments to the constitution. Blogger Lyle Denniston also writes a "constitution check" series of posts in which he investigates assertions made about the constitution in the media and appellate opinions.

Hawaiian Kingdom Independence Blog

"This blawg is about Hawaii's status as an independent country under prolonged illegal occupation by the United States, and the history, culture, law and politics of the islands."

IntLawGrrls

Intlawgrrls are "voices on international law, policy, practice." They "embrace foremothers' names to encourage crisp commentary, delivered at times with a dash of sass. We welcome replies, and we look forward to fresh dialogue on the matters of the day. It's our world, after all."

Jotwell

The blog's title stands for Journal of Things We Like (Lots). In posts, law professors evaluate the latest and greatest legal scholarship in their respective disciplines.

Just Us, For All

Posts include tech tips, researching tips, reading recommendations and introductions to new technologies.

Law & Humanities Blog

"A blog about law, literature, and the humanities."

Law and Magic Blog

This blog is there for when the long arm of the law touches magicians; it also features lawyers who use magic in their practice. A new paranormal TV show might merit a post, too.

Legal History Blog

"Scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history." Posts cover new books and scholarship related to legal history, note when journal editors are seeking papers related to legal history and information about relevant upcoming panel discussions.

Lunch with Legends

"A series of interactive articles celebrating the legal profession by highlighting the careers of the trailblazers, trendsetters and treasures of the bar. Lunch with Legends started as an idea after reading Napoleon Hill’s famed 1928 publication, The Law of Success."

Motion to Reconsider

"Law blog chiming in on all things legal, including legal history, jurisprudence, and the rule of law."

Patent Pending Blog—Patents and the History of Technology

This is a blawg "celebrating the history of technology and creative genius over the centuries."

PreserveLaw - a cultural resources blawg

"Focuses on a range of legal issues surrounding cultural resources law at all levels: local, state, national, and international. My goal is to write about issues that are interesting and informative to lawyers and nonlawyers alike. I am excited and passionate about this broad and expansive field, and I hope that comes across in my writing."

Secrecy News

This blawg "reports on new developments in secrecy policy."

The Justice Brennan Blog

Authors aim to highlight the ways the late William J. Brennan Jr. remains relevant 20 years after his retirement. This blawg is a companion to Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion, which was released Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, the first day of the U.S. Supreme Court term.

The Legal Blog.in

"The Legal Blog is an earnest attempt to promote research based websites / blogs, by providing free, accurate and up to date information to lawyers, students and the layman. We at Legal Blog, attempt to simplify legal concepts by providing the latest case law and articles on various important topics." Most posts involve Indian law.

The Legal Genealogist

"Genealogy, the law and so much more." Posts help those conducting genealogical research on using and understanding the legal documents they encounter.

The London Law Map

"My blog uses case law to introduce people to the history and geography of London. Cases include Thornton v Shoe Lane Parking, Tulk v Moxhay, Krell v Henry and many more."

The Volokh Conspiracy

"Mostly law professors, blogging about whatever we want since 2002."