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Hydraulic Fracking Blog
Mar 19, 2015, 03:10 pm CDT
Roundup of recent legal suits and court decisions from around the country, involving the growing field of hydraulic fracking.
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Appeal and Habeas
Mar 11, 2015, 02:25 pm CDT
The main topic of this blog is how to successfully craft post-conviction appeals, with a focus on the California courts. Posts also examine instances of prosecutorial and police misconduct.
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Mar 4, 2015, 12:05 pm CST
The official blog of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism discusses ways to foster professionalism and civility among lawyers and judges.
Golf Dispute Resolution
Feb 26, 2015, 02:00 pm CST
Blog discusses cases in which golf plays a role, with a myriad of quirky and humorous results.
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Feb 19, 2015, 08:14 pm CST
Posts, from lighthearted to more serious, cover issues and developments in cyberlaw, specifically open licensing, digital rights, software protection, virtual worlds, and, well, llamas.
Post or Perish
Feb 11, 2015, 04:36 pm CST
Internet laws and the legal consequences of social media are covered by this blog, along with more general labor & employment and regulatory issues. There's a focus on Illinois, but federal laws are examined as well.
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Native American Legal Update
Feb 4, 2015, 03:46 pm CST
This blog covers legal issues facing Native American and Alaska Native tribes, their members, and their economic interests.
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Wage & Hour Insights
Jan 28, 2015, 02:14 pm CST
Posts cover applications of the Fair Labor Standards Act and predictions about new FLSA regulations as well as other issues affecting businesses with hourly employees.
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On the Case
Jan 21, 2015, 01:40 pm CST
The author’s daily posts analyze litigation or threats of litigation against large companies.
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Hamilton County Law Library
Jan 14, 2015, 12:53 pm CST
This blog provides summaries of and links to appellate and U.S. Supreme Court decisions as well as reports on legislative action in Ohio and the U.S. Congress.
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Jan 7, 2015, 01:28 pm CST
Criminal law posts with a focus on Ohio’s eighth appellate district. Criminal cases before the U.S. Supreme Court are also noted.
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I Object! A Blog on Preservation of Error
Dec 23, 2014, 01:08 pm CST
“This blog is dedicated to preservation of error, both at trial and on the appeal itself. In short, we want to help you make your case more appealing. We will post brief case studies along with practical tips on preserving error and lessons learned from failing to do so.”
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Dorf on Law
Dec 17, 2014, 02:26 pm CST
Posts feature musings on law, politics and economics by Cornell Law School professor Michael Dorf and some of his law professor friends.
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Food Law Latest
Dec 10, 2014, 01:18 pm CST
Posts answer questions related to food regulation in Europe, reports on food safety deficiencies there, and news of new food products’ approval for sale in countries around the world.
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Dec 3, 2014, 01:51 pm CST
Posts cover regulators' struggles with new business models, struggles to manage government response to natural disasters, and struggles to protect U.S. consumers' health and safety through regulation.
The Illustrated Courtroom
Nov 25, 2014, 02:06 pm CST
A blog of illustrated newsworthy trials and cases. "Much of the artwork is used for TV news, but not seen in print or online, so here it is available to the public."
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Nov 19, 2014, 12:29 pm CST
"Appeals with attitude." Most posts, sometimes illustrated, take a humorous look at criminal justice topics with a focus on New York.
Tips for Lawyers
Nov 12, 2014, 04:56 pm CST
Posts discuss strategies for young lawyers as far as their career moves within a law firm; marketing; and ensuring their clients pay their bills.
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California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog
Nov 5, 2014, 02:04 pm CST
Posts cover the latest California workplace legislation at the state and municipal levels.
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Oct 29, 2014, 01:36 pm CDT
The blog covers aspects of the aviation industry, including federal regulation, international regulation, employment disputes, safety policies and environmental enforcement.
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Medical Marijuana Law Illinois
Oct 22, 2014, 02:09 pm CDT
Posts cover key elements of Illinois medical cannabis regulations as well as related municipal ordinances. They also note the number of available licenses in the state for cultivation centers and dispensaries and have an "Illinois Cannabis Jobs
" page where those interested in jobs in the state cannabis industry can submit resumes.
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Agricultural and Resource Economics
Oct 15, 2014, 03:45 pm CDT
Posts cover updates in agricultural regulation in Maryland, environmental law news and climate change law.
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The Indiana Law Blog
Oct 8, 2014, 02:31 pm CDT
Multiple daily posts cover developments regarding Indiana's statutes; state court rulings; actions of state government; and elections and evaluations of the state's judiciary.
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On Reserve: A Wine Law Blog
Oct 1, 2014, 01:15 pm CDT
Post cover wine industry-focused liquor regulation and actions of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. They also note upcoming wine law-related CLEs.
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Sep 24, 2014, 01:47 pm CDT
Posts cover news related to the United States' national security law and policy, analysis of that news, and daily updates on military action around the world.
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The Dotted Line Reporter
Sep 17, 2014, 02:09 pm CDT
Posts cover the issues behind current litigation in the entertainment industry, note legal pitfalls that artists and entertainers may encounter and sometimes just opine on the content of the next big thing in art or cinema.
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Sep 10, 2014, 03:37 pm CDT
The focus of this blog is on state and local taxes in the U.S., providing in-depth coverage of quirky or important cases from around the country.
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Gamso - For the Defense
Sep 3, 2014, 05:14 pm CDT
Posts cover recent cases in the news related to criminal defendants; the wrongfully convicted and the exonerated; the death penalty and sentencing in general.
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Aug 27, 2014, 09:41 pm CDT
Posts cover legal news related to transportation (with a focus on Illinois), tax issues related to travel expenses, and legal issues surrounding airport security.
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Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act
Aug 20, 2014, 05:34 pm CDT
The blog covers various aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act with advice for lawyers on how to navigate claims.
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Aug 18, 2014, 08:21 pm CDT
The authors post about current trademark news and litigation nearly every day, including a weekly summary of news briefs about the trademark world. The goal of Trademarkology is to help readers select a brand name or logo by providing insight on how others have selected and protected their brands.
Employment Discrimination Report
Aug 13, 2014, 08:36 pm CDT
Posts with an employer-side focus cover employment discrimination and harassment; relevant new court decisions, legislation, compliance and best practices; and trends in workplace relations.
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Texas Agriculture Law Blog
Aug 6, 2014, 05:44 pm CDT
Posts aim to keep readers up to date on legal issues impacting Texas agriculture and cover water law, oil and gas law, leasing, property rights, right-to-farm statutes and animal cruelty issues.
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White Collar Wire
Jul 30, 2014, 08:37 pm CDT
Practical tips and commentary on white-collar criminal law, written for an audience of business people, internal counsel, defense lawyers, prosecutors and law professors. "Sometimes, we write about crime fiction, cocktails and theology. As anyone who’s ever been involved in the defense or prosecution of a white-collar case can testify, all three come in handy."
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Jul 23, 2014, 06:56 pm CDT
"Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in all her glory." Posts consist of tributes to Ginsburg in the form of videos, memes, and links to quotes about her in the news media.
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Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire
Jul 16, 2014, 07:04 pm CDT
Posts discuss cases dealing with the purchase, possession, import, export and smuggling of cultural artifacts, both in the United States and internationally.
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Third Branch News
Jul 8, 2014, 09:03 pm CDT
Posts cover federal judges in the news, reports drafted by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, and programs developed by U.S. district courts.
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Top Class Actions
Jul 1, 2014, 08:16 pm CDT
Breaking news about details of class action settlements and ongoing mass tort litigation.
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Tipping the Scales
Jun 25, 2014, 06:53 pm CDT
Posts cover information relevant to law students and law school applicants, such as law job statistics, productivity tips, and news related to law schools.
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Jun 18, 2014, 07:27 pm CDT
Posts aim at keeping in the wine, beer and spirits industries apprised of legal developments that may affect their businesses.
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Managing Law Firms in Transition
Jun 11, 2014, 06:56 pm CDT
Posts discuss law firm management strategy, including succession planning, and explore strategic errors that can cause a law firm to decline.
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Ad Law Access
Jun 4, 2014, 07:23 pm CDT
Posts cover new trends in consumer class-action litigation as well as recent announcements from the Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Product Safety Commission and Better Business Bureau's National Advertising Division.
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The Mad Clientist
May 28, 2014, 08:47 pm CDT
Posts cover practice management topics for law firm partners and in-house counsel.
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All About Advertising Law
May 21, 2014, 05:18 pm CDT
Posts cover proposed changes to Federal Trade Commission regulations, actions of the National Advertising Division of the Council of the Better Business Bureau, and consumer protection and advertising generally.
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May 14, 2014, 06:16 pm CDT
Posts cover topics relevant to those who manage their own law firms.
The FCPA Blog
May 7, 2014, 07:13 pm CDT
Posts provide news and commentary on anti-corruption and compliance enforcement around the world, with a focus on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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Apr 30, 2014, 07:30 pm CDT
"Thoughts on constitutional rights and remedies, discrimination, race, identity, culture, and commodification." Some posts also note scholarship written by the author and others or discuss online privacy issues.
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Jost on Justice
Apr 23, 2014, 07:37 pm CDT
Posts cover how U.S. Supreme Court rulings factor into the news of the day, his experiences as a U.S. Supreme Court reporter and excerpts from his Supreme Court Yearbook
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Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform
Apr 16, 2014, 08:06 pm CDT
Posts address the legal issues arising from the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and other states.
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Excess of Democracy
Apr 9, 2014, 05:53 pm CDT
"Perhaps little more than my own often-conflicted views about what the 'right' democracy is." Posts discuss election law and legal education topics.
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Apr 2, 2014, 05:30 pm CDT
Posts cover international law, legal scholarship and constitutional originalism.
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Mar 26, 2014, 03:46 pm CDT
Posts cover appellate rulings that pertain to the federal rules of evidence.
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40 Days in Orange
Mar 19, 2014, 05:00 pm CDT
The blogger is wearing an orange prison jumpsuit for the 40 days of Lent, "minus Sundays because they are “little Easters.'" He is writing here about his experience during his short season "in orange."
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Mar 12, 2014, 06:29 pm CDT
"Covers the intersection of celebrities and the law, including celebrities who break the law and celebrity legal problems." Posts also recap the TV show The Good Wife
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Mar 5, 2014, 05:27 pm CST
Posts include illustrated recipes for "healthy meals that are relatively easy and inexpensive."
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Feb 26, 2014, 07:09 pm CST
"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.
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The Red Velvet Lawyer
Feb 19, 2014, 06:53 pm CST
Posts discuss how the author trains her students to meet the needs of law firm clients and mediation parties. Posts also touch on legal marketing and tidbits about Appalachian School of Law.
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Feb 12, 2014, 08:33 pm CST
Posts cover career and lifestyle topics for law students and young attorneys.
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Open Law Lab
Feb 5, 2014, 07:19 pm CST
Posts—which are often illustrations—discuss the author's ideas on design thinking and law.
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Sports and Entertainment Law Insider
Jan 29, 2014, 07:01 pm CST
Posts tackle challenges and legal needs facing professional sports leagues; teams; owners; athletes; movie studios; entertainers; casinos; and video game, film and television production companies.
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Best Practices for Legal Education
Jan 22, 2014, 08:39 pm CST
Law professor-bloggers exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions concerning the future of legal education. Posts also cover news from the Association of American Law Schools.
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Jan 15, 2014, 06:22 pm CST
"Ruminations (brief and to the point) on the law and lawyering." Posts cover appellate cases in Connecticut and beyond, with a particular interest in Freedom of Information Act issues.
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Jan 8, 2014, 06:06 pm CST
Posts cover trademark litigation cases that inspire amusement or raise interesting questions.
The Legal Geeks
Jan 2, 2014, 03:49 pm CST
Posts and podcasts
cover the legal issues that arise (whether they are acknowledged or not) in TV shows and the latest theatrical releases—usually of the sci-fi / fantasy variety.
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Cordell Parvin Blog
Dec 18, 2013, 04:59 pm CST
Cordell Parvin's posts discuss strategies lawyers can use for time management and client development. His clients also regularly contribute reflective posts.
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The Legal Watercooler
Dec 11, 2013, 08:34 pm CST
Posts jump in the blogosphere's conversation about law firm marketing hits and misfires.
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Stop Asking Where I’m From
Dec 4, 2013, 07:51 pm CST
The author writes about her experiences as a new criminal defense lawyer.
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The Illustrated Guide to Law
Nov 26, 2013, 07:17 pm CST
Illustrated posts explore concepts and ideas having to do with crime and punishment.
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The Litigation Consulting Report
Nov 20, 2013, 08:44 pm CST
Posts—many of them in list form—share ideas with litigators about persuading juries as well as working successfully with co-counsel and trial consultants.
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Nov 13, 2013, 05:22 pm CST
The author keeps track of her experiments in Web 2.0 and covers general library-centric topics.
Nov 6, 2013, 06:22 pm CST
Posts are devoted to cases of corporate espionage and computer fraud.
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Oct 30, 2013, 06:07 pm CDT
Posts focus on workplace no-nos as seen on TV as well as employment law issues in films (not necessarily recent) and real-life litigation behind the scenes of TV shows.
What the Public Defender?
Oct 23, 2013, 06:04 pm CDT
"This is simply a place to vent and make other PDs laugh—because sometimes our job is really hard." Posts on this tumblr are humorous animated GIFs.
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The Legal Genealogist
Oct 16, 2013, 06:05 pm CDT
"Genealogy, the law and so much more." Posts help those conducting genealogical research on using and understanding the legal documents they encounter.
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Law Deans on Legal Education Blog
Oct 9, 2013, 04:19 pm CDT
"A blog devoted to legal education and the legal profession from the perspective of law deans." Posts discuss topics such as student debt, access to justice and the two-year JD.
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Oct 2, 2013, 05:05 pm CDT
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.
Lady (Legal) Writer
Sep 25, 2013, 04:25 pm CDT
Posts include links to legal writing resources, offer editing tips and note court opinions in which the judges writing them had a little fun.
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Medical Futility Blog
Sep 18, 2013, 07:32 pm CDT
Posts take note of life-support disputes in the news, discuss scholarship from critical care ethicists and explore the legality and ethics of patients' different end-of-life options.
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Sep 11, 2013, 05:36 pm CDT
Bloggers comment on the legal angles of true stories in the news that are stranger than fiction.
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Sep 4, 2013, 03:38 pm CDT
Posts track the course of criminal prosecutions of Ponzi schemers and their accomplices as well as efforts to recover stolen funds for victims of these schemes.
Chasing Truth. Catching Hell.
Aug 28, 2013, 06:00 pm CDT
The aim of the blog is to help readers have a more informed opinion about the criminal justice system and the effects on those who come in contact with it.
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Center for Law and Religion Forum
Aug 21, 2013, 05:05 pm CDT
Posts provide commentary on law and religion issues in the news and around the Web, highlight new books in law and religion, and note news around the world of those who find themselves on the wrong side of the law in their nation when they practice their religion or express their religious views.
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Aug 14, 2013, 04:42 pm CDT
"Civil discovery from beginning to end." Posts provide insight into opinions by Nevada's discovery commissioners, cover Nevada cases related to discovery as well as analogous cases from the federal courts.
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JD Careers Out There
Aug 7, 2013, 06:55 pm CDT
Posts feature video interviews with lawyers in various professions—from a personal injury lawyer to a sports agent to a CEO of a wireless site-acquisition company—showcasing the flexibility of a law degree.
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Arms Control Law
Jul 31, 2013, 05:11 pm CDT
Posts analyze and discuss legal issues relevant to arms control, including actions of the International Atomic Energy Agency and the dispute between the West and Iran over Iran's nuclear program.
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Bar Exam Toolbox
Jul 24, 2013, 04:56 pm CDT
Posts offer tips on how to cope with the particular stressors that accompany preparing for the bar exam as well as practical advice about how to study.
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Washington D.C. Employment Law Update
Jul 17, 2013, 07:41 pm CDT
Posts cover labor and employment issues for federal employees, federal legislation related to labor and employment law, and key federal court rulings related to labor and employment law.
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Jul 10, 2013, 08:15 pm CDT
Posts include snarky op-eds related to the legal news of the day, columns written by law students and young practicing lawyers about their experiences in the profession, coverage of quirky legal news stories—and a weekly caption contest.
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Consumer Law & Policy Blog
Jul 3, 2013, 01:28 pm CDT
Hosted by Public Citizen's Consumer Justice Project, this group blog focuses on consumer law and policy from the consumer's point of view. The banking industry has been the focus of many recent entries.
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Law School Cafe
Jun 26, 2013, 04:17 pm CDT
Posts discuss the efforts of law schools and other entities to improve employment outcomes for graduates.
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Southern District of Florida Blog
Jun 19, 2013, 04:33 pm CDT
Southern District of Florida Blog is dedicated to providing news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida.
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Comment is free: Glenn Greenwald on security and liberty
Jun 12, 2013, 05:38 pm CDT
reporter and blogger Glenn Greenwald broke the story
on secret U.S. collection of cellphone data. Posts at his blog explore decisions made by the U.S. federal government related to the "war on terror" and what press freedoms, civil rights and privacy rights are being traded off as a result.
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The Law School Tuition Bubble
Jun 5, 2013, 07:28 pm CDT
"An amateurly illustrated think tank of one." The author conducts empirical research about legal education; student debt; and law students, law schools and lawyers per capita (of which he keeps an archive
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At the Intersection
May 29, 2013, 06:14 pm CDT
Posts explore topics of legal project management in transactional practices.
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Comedians at Law
May 22, 2013, 06:35 pm CDT
The bloggers find the legal angles of trending news stores and share their funny observations.
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Dewey B Strategic
May 15, 2013, 06:41 pm CDT
"Risk, value, knowledge, strategy libraries and the legal profession." Topics include legal publishing, business mergers, law firm staffing and law practice management.
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Blog of Rights
May 8, 2013, 05:10 pm CDT
"Because freedom can't protect itself." Posts offer the authors' takes on matters of government secrecy, individual privacy, women's rights, workplace discrimination and on death penalty cases of interest.
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Hercules and the umpire.
May 1, 2013, 07:03 pm CDT
Posts describe the challenges facing federal district judges—insufficient funding of the courts chief among them—and share the author's memories from his career as a lawyer and judge.
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Preaching to the Choir
Apr 24, 2013, 06:39 pm CDT
"My opinions are my own, but the world would be a better place if everybody agreed with me." Posts discuss constitutional and evidence issues in high-profile criminal trials.
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Apr 17, 2013, 07:05 pm CDT
"Going where cameras cannot." Posts include the blogger / artist's sketches from oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court and from other D.C.-area trials as well as a brief description of what is pictured and links to further coverage.