New York University
Brennan Center for Justice
Posts cover election law, legal aid, campaign finance reform and indigent defense.
i don’t wear skinny jeans
"a twenty-something guy trying to make it ... from 0L to 3L."
This blawg keeps tabs on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, devours and analyzes draft reports on gene patents, and speculates on what the Obama administration will mean to patent law.
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 Security is an online forum for the rigorous analysis of U.S. national security law and policy. We aim to promote principled and pragmatic solutions to national security problems that decision-makers face. Our board of editors include individuals with significant government experience, civil society attorneys, academics, and other leading voices. Just Security is based at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University School of Law."
Legal Ethics Forum
This blawg discusses recent court decisions and news stories related to legal ethics issues—lawyer advertising, attorney-client privilege, multijurisdictional practice—and follows news stories of allegations and trials related to lawyer or judicial misconduct.
"Released in July of 2004, the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law report, "The New York State Legislative Process: An Evaluation and Blueprint for Reform," concluded that New York’s legislative bodies discourage rank-and-file lawmakers from participating fully in the legislative process and, in turn, deprive citizens of full representation in Albany. ... On this webpage, you can access our full report, review our recommendations, read the editorials, and join the campaign."
The Legal Workshop
The site aggregates the work of its member law reviews—which so far are the Chicago Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Duke Law Journal, Georgetown Law Journal, New York University Law Review, Northwestern Law Review, and the Stanford Law Review—by featuring distilled "op-ed" versions of upcoming articles from member law reviews that are written for a more general audience by those articles' authors.