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Jost on Justice

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, 03:06 pm CDT

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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, 12:53 pm CDT

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"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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Eric Posner

Apr 2, 2014, 12:30 pm CDT

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Posts cover international law, legal scholarship and constitutional originalism.

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EvidenceProf Blog

Mar 26, 2014, 10:46 am CDT

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Posts cover appellate rulings that pertain to the federal rules of evidence

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40 Days in Orange

Mar 19, 2014, 12:00 pm CDT

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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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Celebrity Justice

Mar 12, 2014, 01:29 pm CDT

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"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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Juris Epicurus

Mar 5, 2014, 12:27 pm CDT

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Posts include illustrated recipes for "healthy meals that are relatively easy and inexpensive."

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Constitution Daily

Feb 26, 2014, 02:09 pm CDT

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"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, 01:53 pm CDT

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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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Greedy Associates

Feb 12, 2014, 03:33 pm CDT

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Posts cover career and lifestyle topics for law students and young attorneys.

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Open Law Lab

Feb 5, 2014, 02:19 pm CDT

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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, 02:01 pm CDT

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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, 03:39 pm CDT

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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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Appealingly Brief!

Jan 15, 2014, 01:22 pm CDT

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"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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DuetsBlog

Jan 8, 2014, 01:06 pm CDT

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Posts cover trademark litigation cases that inspire amusement or raise interesting questions.

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The Legal Geeks

Jan 2, 2014, 10:49 am CDT

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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, 11:59 am CDT

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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, 03:34 pm CDT

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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, 02:51 pm CDT

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The author writes about her experiences as a new criminal defense lawyer.

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The Illustrated Guide to Law

Nov 26, 2013, 02:17 pm CDT

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Illustrated posts explore concepts and ideas having to do with crime and punishment.

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The Litigation Consulting Report

Nov 20, 2013, 03:44 pm CDT

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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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SarahGlassmeyer(dot)com

Nov 13, 2013, 12:22 pm CDT

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The author keeps track of her experiments in Web 2.0 and covers general library-centric topics.

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Trading Secrets

Nov 6, 2013, 01:22 pm CDT

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Posts are devoted to cases of corporate espionage and computer fraud.

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EntertainHR

Oct 30, 2013, 01:07 pm CDT

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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.

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What the Public Defender?

Oct 23, 2013, 01:04 pm CDT

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"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, 01:05 pm CDT

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"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, 11:19 am CDT

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"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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Jotwell

Oct 2, 2013, 12:05 pm CDT

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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.

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Lady (Legal) Writer

Sep 25, 2013, 11:25 am CDT

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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, 02:32 pm CDT

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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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Legally Weird

Sep 11, 2013, 12:36 pm CDT

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Bloggers comment on the legal angles of true stories in the news that are stranger than fiction.

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Ponzitracker

Sep 4, 2013, 10:38 am CDT

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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.

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Chasing Truth. Catching Hell.

Aug 28, 2013, 01:00 pm CDT

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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, 12:05 pm CDT

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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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Compelling Discovery

Aug 14, 2013, 11:42 am CDT

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"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, 01:55 pm CDT

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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, 12:11 pm CDT

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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, 11:56 am CDT

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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, 02:41 pm CDT

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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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Bitter Lawyer

Jul 10, 2013, 03:15 pm CDT

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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, 08:28 am CDT

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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, 11:17 am CDT

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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, 11:33 am CDT

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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, 12:38 pm CDT

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Guardian 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, 02:28 pm CDT

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"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, 01:14 pm CDT

At the Intersection
Posts explore topics of legal project management in transactional practices.

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Comedians at Law

May 22, 2013, 01:35 pm CDT

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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, 01:41 pm CDT

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"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, 12:10 pm CDT

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"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, 02:03 pm CDT

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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, 01:39 pm CDT

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"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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Courtartist.com

Apr 17, 2013, 02:05 pm CDT

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"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.

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Jennifer Ellis, JD

Apr 10, 2013, 03:16 pm CDT

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Posts explore issues related to technology, law practice management, social media and CLE.

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Lawyernomics

Apr 3, 2013, 02:21 pm CDT

Lawyernomics
Posts cover how lawyers can use social media to benefit their law firms, how lawyers can improve their websites and blogs, and alert readers about Avvo Legal Marketing Webinars.

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Impunity Watch

Mar 27, 2013, 02:36 pm CDT

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"Impunity Watch’s mission is to monitor and address horrific human rights abuses and possible situations of impunity. Whether the atrocities committed are acts of discrimination, acts of human trafficking such as the forced labor or sexual exploitation of individuals, the denial of access to food and water, acts of genocide, or other violations of fundamental human rights, those who commit these inhumane acts should be held accountable and brought to justice. Impunity Watch will be in the forefront creating awareness of these tragedies."

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A Public Defender

Mar 13, 2013, 03:05 pm CDT

A Public Defender
A Public Defender has posts about about criminal law, recent opinions and proposed legislation, sometimes with a Connecticut focus.

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In Custodia Legis

Mar 6, 2013, 02:44 pm CDT

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In posts, authors interview other Law Library of Congress staffers about their jobs, cover highlights of the LLC's online publication, Global Legal Monitor and note developments and enhancements in THOMAS, an online archive of congressional proceedings.

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WITNESSETH

Feb 27, 2013, 03:11 pm CDT

WITNESSETH
Posts share insights from quantitative legal research on corporate law, capital markets, finance, and mergers & acquisitions as well as the debate about what law schools need to do to produce "practice-ready" graduates and "practice-ready" scholarship.

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Biederman Blog

Feb 20, 2013, 02:26 pm CDT

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Discusses entertainment law with a strong focus on intellectual property cases.

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Bankruptcy Mastery

Feb 6, 2013, 03:37 pm CDT

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"A way to pass on my hard-won knowledge and understanding of the way things work in bankruptcy court." Posts cover consumer bankruptcy law.

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Prosecutor’s Discretion

Jan 30, 2013, 03:37 pm CDT

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Posts cover criminal law issues and current events from the standpoint of a prosecutor, offer insight into the criminal justice system and trials and tell amusing court stories.

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Suits by Suits

Jan 23, 2013, 03:55 pm CDT

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Posts cover legal disputes between companies and executives over noncompete and confidentiality agreements, mandatory arbitration clauses, religion in the workplace and much more.

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The Unwashed Advocate

Jan 16, 2013, 02:29 pm CDT

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Though not every post is law-related, those that are give an entertaining little window into military law practice.

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Lawffice Space

Jan 9, 2013, 01:58 pm CDT

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Posts detail recent labor and employment laws and cases as well as "practical information needed to administer cubicle justice."

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The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Jan 2, 2013, 04:00 pm CDT

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Posts explain complex real property law and property use law to both law professionals and the lay public and follow significant Massachusetts real estate cases through the courts.

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Adams on Contract Drafting

Dec 19, 2012, 04:03 pm CDT

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Posts cover the blogger's thoughts on contract drafting and contract automation, critique other document assembly systems and otherwise explore language in legal contracts.

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The Girl’s Guide to Law School

Dec 12, 2012, 02:15 pm CDT

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The author draws on her own experiences and interviews with experts to give law students concrete suggestions on how they can handle their present course loads and plan for their futures.

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California Corporate & Securities Law

Dec 5, 2012, 03:34 pm CDT

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Posts cover developments in corporate and securities law—mostly the latest in California, but also federal law.

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Bankruptcy Blog

Nov 28, 2012, 01:09 pm CDT

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Posts cover actions of the nation's federal bankruptcy courts, U.S. Tax Court rulings, bankruptcy-related rulings in federal appellate courts, and actions of the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules for the Judicial Conference.

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M&A Law Prof Blog

Nov 20, 2012, 01:07 pm CDT

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Posts cover mergers & acquisitions activity, M&A rulings and analyses of those rulings, the contract process, private transactions and insider trading.

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Minnesota Litigator

Nov 14, 2012, 02:22 pm CDT

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Posts cover interesting new litigation filed and opinions handed down in federal and state courts in Minnesota, and the author includes his own thoughts and predictions. "Noteworthy events for bench and bar" as well as issues likely to have an effect on law practice in Minnesota are also covered.

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crImmigration

Nov 7, 2012, 03:01 pm CDT

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Posts analyze the latest developments in law and policy regarding the immigration consequences of criminal violations. The blawg summarizes and provides links to recent opinions by the Board of Immigration Appeals, federal district and appeals courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

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California Attorney’s Fees

Oct 31, 2012, 11:22 am CDT

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Provides information to practitioners, jurists, and the public about the law governing the awarding of attorney fees and costs with a focus on California state law and rulings coming from California federal judicial forums.

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ZombieLaw

Oct 24, 2012, 02:39 pm CDT

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Arguing that the word zombie (and related words) are increasingly appearing in political rhetoric and legal discourse, posts focus on the use of the word 'zombie' in law and current events.

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Verdict

Oct 17, 2012, 02:16 pm CDT

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Posts cover interesting cases of first impression throughout the country; the constitutionality of institutions' laws and policies; and op-eds on controversies in the news.

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Lawfare

Oct 10, 2012, 11:43 am CDT

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"The name Lawfare refers both to the use of law as a weapon of conflict and, perhaps more importantly, to the depressing reality that America remains at war with itself over the law governing its warfare with others." Posts cover subjects such as cybersecurity, international law as it relates to U.S. military operations, and anti-terrorism legislation from nations around the world.

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Defrosting Cold Cases

Oct 3, 2012, 11:52 am CDT

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Posts discuss cold cases in the news, forensics, cases the blogger is examining and interviews with people involved in cold cases.

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Letters Blogatory

Sep 26, 2012, 11:34 am CDT

Letters Blogatory
The focus of this blog is international judicial assistance in civil and commercial cases. Specific issues covered include service of process abroad, obtaining evidence abroad for use in the United States and vice versa, and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and international arbital awards.

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Arbitration Nation

Sep 19, 2012, 12:08 pm CDT

Arbitration Nation
Posts cover federal appellate court decisions (occasionally state court decisions as well) related to arbitration agreements and the Federal Arbitration Act.

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Tort Talk

Sep 12, 2012, 11:00 am CDT

Tort Talk
The blogger summarizes his own tort law cases as well as others in both the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania, many brought to his attention by his readers. He also provides links to the written materials from his CLE programs.

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CFPB Monitor

Sep 5, 2012, 12:56 pm CDT

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Posts cover the latest actions, policies and staff changes of the year-old Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Idealawg

Aug 29, 2012, 12:20 pm CDT

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A look at the world of law and lawyers from many directions. Idealawg contains articles and advice about professional development and self-improvement.

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Law School Toolbox

Aug 22, 2012, 03:17 pm CDT

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Law School Toolbox aims to "demystify the exam preparation process, so you can spend your time doing things that matter. (And skip the things that don’t help.)"

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Import Trade Law

Aug 15, 2012, 02:56 pm CDT

Import Trade Law
Weekly posts follow recent developments in the laws and regulations enforced by the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection and recap rulings and appeals from the U.S. Court of International Trade.

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The Undeniable Ruth

Aug 8, 2012, 02:51 pm CDT

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The author discusses her own experiences in law school and law practice, offers advice to law students, and discusses law as it relates to flash mobs and pranksters.

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The Legal Intelligencer Blog

Aug 1, 2012, 02:59 pm CDT

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The Legal Intelligencer is the nation's oldest daily legal newspaper. Covering legal news in Philadelphia and the rest of Pennsylvania, it often features columns by guest authors from the legal profession.

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Day on Torts

Jul 25, 2012, 03:02 pm CDT

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Attorney John Day discusses a wide range of tort topics, with a focus on helping other lawyers understand plaintiff trial practice.

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Trial Insider

Jul 18, 2012, 03:24 pm CDT

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Posts cover trials and decisions (mostly civil) from the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and federal courts in Northern California.

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At Counsel Table

Jul 11, 2012, 03:36 pm CDT

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Posts address pitfalls encountered by trial lawyers, legal writing and, occasionally, law practice management.

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The D & O Diary

Jul 3, 2012, 03:23 pm CDT

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This blog reports and analyzes what happens after shareholder lawsuits strike a corporation’s directors and officers, and courts rule on the extent of insurance carrier liability.

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ACA Litigation Blog

Jun 27, 2012, 02:04 pm CDT

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Posts offer news updates, legal analysis and documents related to the multiple constitutional challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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LawProse

Jun 20, 2012, 01:03 pm CDT

LawProse
Readers can expect a "usage tip of the day" along with an occasional "LawProse Lesson" in which a question is asked and then answered by Black’s Law Dictionary editor-in-chief Bryan A. Garner.

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Full Disclosure

Jun 13, 2012, 12:53 pm CDT

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Most posts cover corporate finance litigation; occasional posts discuss the U.S. Supreme Court or note issues of interest to the individual investor.

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Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

May 30, 2012, 02:30 pm CDT

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog
Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog provides business-litigation commentary and case summaries from Delaware's chancery and supreme courts. It also includes developments in legal ethics.

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South Florida Lawyers

May 23, 2012, 12:03 pm CDT

South Florida Lawyers
"A blog devoted to the lawyers of South Florida, their goings and doings, their peculiarities and personalities, all done with humor, love, jealousy, snark and just a little bit of class." Aggregates law-related news stories from Florida and elsewhere.

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DealBook

May 16, 2012, 12:13 pm CDT

Dealbook
"Commentary on deals and the dealmakers behind them." This is a continuously updated site providing legal and mergers & acquisitions news.

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Philly Law Blog

May 2, 2012, 01:10 pm CDT

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The bloggers reflect on the the day-to-day of working at their relatively young small law firm and life in Philadelphia.

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SEC Actions

Apr 25, 2012, 01:27 pm CDT

SEC Actions
This blawg contains current information about SEC and DOJ securities investigations and enforcement actions as well as private securities litigation.

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Persuasive Litigator

Apr 18, 2012, 12:11 pm CDT

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Posts offer research-based persuasion strategies that lawyers can use in both the pretrial and trial phases of litigation in jury, bench or arbitration settings.

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LSAT Blog: Ace the LSAT

Apr 11, 2012, 02:03 pm CDT

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Specific tips related to the logic questions found on the LSAT and best practices as far as studying for the LSAT.

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