Legislation & Lobbying

Canna Law Blog

“Our posts offer discussion on the practical aspects of cannabis law and how it impacts those involved in this growing industry. We provide insight into how canna businesspeople can use the law to their advantage; in plain language we tell you what works and what does not. We aim to help you strategize how to wield the law as both a shield and a sword.”

Connecticut Employment Law Blog

New and noteworthy developments in the labor and employment law field, with a particular emphasis on Connecticut. This blawg looks at laws, regulations, decisions and news articles that will be of interest to practitioners, in-house counsel and human resource professionals.

Election Law Blog

Closely covers the law of politics, including election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and U.S. Supreme Court nominations. Tracks election administration mishaps, financing issues and election snafus.

FMLA Insights

Posts cover significant court decisions related to the Family and Medical Leave Act; the act's little-known rules and provisions; and proposed changes to FMLA regulations.

Gavel to Gavel

This National Center for State Courts blog covers new legislation affecting the courts in all 50 states. It also has a helpful database that allows a reader to search bills affecting courts by state, type or year. Posts also identify legislative trends among the states.

Jurist—Paper Chase

This is a broad-ranging legal information and research blog with a mission to focus on legal stories of substantive importance rather than sensational appeal and cover both national and international legal news.

Lowering the Bar

"Legal humor. Seriously." Daily posts feature legal, political and criminal justice stories in the news that seem too outlandish to be true.

Out-Law.com

This blawg "has 7,000 pages of free legal news and guidance, mostly on IT and e-commerce issues. These issues can affect any organisation, and OUT-LAW is as much for those in a software start-up as it is for the compliance team at a bank." It also provides a weekly Thursday podcast, OUT-LAW Radio.

The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times

"Law and lobbying in the nation's capital." While the BLT's law firm news for the most part stays inside the Beltway, its concise and timely original reporting on all three branches of the federal government gives it national appeal.