News about security measures, crime, sentencing and prisons (with a particular focus on California), and thoughts about crime's powerful impact on political strategies and how governments spend the taxpayers' money.
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.
"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.
"Provides insight and analysis on energy and environmental law and policy. The blog draws upon the individual research strengths and vast expertise of the law schools’ legal scholars and think tanks. Our goal is to fill a unique space on the blogosphere, not only by bridging the worlds of law and policy, but also by translating the latest developments in a way that’s understandable to a mass audience. We write about U.S. Supreme Court decisions, regulatory actions, and state and national legislation that affects water resource management, toxic waste disposal, renewable energy, air quality, land use, and more. The global challenge of climate change is the driver behind our work."
"Stories from the fruits and nuts of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)." Posts cover issues relevant to law students at Berkeley and elsewhere and recent law graduates everywhere. Posts also take note of when Berkeley professors lend their expertise to the media.
Wide-ranging discussion of political, legal and economic issues, among others.
"The Bolt is a collection of short comments and updates about new developments in law and technology. Topics include patent, copyright, trademark, and antitrust law, as well as discussions of information privacy, cleantech/greentech, biotech and pharmaceutical issues, and cyberlaw."