San Francisco legal recruiter Richard Hsu has shifted his interview series from its original focus on lawyers and their hobbies. Reflecting his background as Caltech engineer and BigLaw partner, Hsu now indulges his curiosity with a quirky selection of authors, entrepreneurs and celebrities, ranging from Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to Caroll Spinney, Big Bird’s puppet master.
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 Congress.gov, an online archive of congressional proceedings.
Blog posts summarize federal and state court decisions related to social media, blogging and copyright. The author also discusses newly emerging technology issues, cybersecurity and how content licensing is affected by Internet laws.
"A site for lawyers who use iPhones." Gives readers a heads-up on iPhone applications on the horizon and provides reviews on and detailed instructions on the use of the apps that the blogger has tried for himself.
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.
Blog posts educate readers about the positives of and the limitations of alternative dispute resolutions. Authors include advice for both practitioners and for clients, and they explain how arbitration and mediation work in the real world. They also discuss updates to ADR laws and regulations.
The Alabama lawyer writes extensive posts on interests ranging from civil litigation, transportation and workers’ compensation to legal history, goal setting and fly fishing.
Posts give "instant analysis" of recent U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments and cover the activities of the blogger's Harlan Institute, which has a mission of bringing a stylized law school experience into the high school classroom. From the blog you can also access and sign up for the the Harlan Institute's FantasySCOTUS league.
The weekly posts here offer an insider's perspective on oral arguments in major cases at the federal appellate level and news stories about sitting Supreme Court justices. Other posts offer the blogger's analyses and opinions on urgent legal news topics.
Jotwell—which stands for Journal of Things We Like (Lots)—features relatively brief law prof-authored reviews of recent scholarly articles in plain English.
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.
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.
The author writes about his day-to-day experiences as a criminal defense attorney in Washington, D.C., including his appellate work and court-appointed work with juvenile clients. He also discusses happenings in the legal blogosphere.
Posts include links to legal writing resources, offer editing tips and note court opinions in which the judges writing them had a little fun.
Posts explore the interaction between law and religion in the United Kingdom and elsewhere, touching on related human rights issues.
The Wall Street Journal's legal blog features a half-dozen detailed posts daily on a wide variety of legal topics from law firm shakeups—sometimes featuring interviews with BigLaw names—to the U.S. Supreme Court. Posts frequently include links to pleadings and other relevant legal documents.
Posts discuss the efforts of law schools and other entities to improve employment outcomes for graduates.
"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. Bloggers Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey also co-host The Lawfare Podcast.
Posts cover which tech tools lawyers should be using and news in the legal tech industry generally. The blog has also started posting a series of monthly interviews with in-house counsel about how they use legal technology to enhance productivity.
“Commonsense written and video analysis to the often confusing and always intriguing world of the law.” Posts cover high-profile criminal trials, celebrity-related legal news and legal issues emerging from the current presidential administration.
"LawProse Lesson" posts, numbering into the hundreds, discuss particular usage and style issues or explore more generally how to write well.
Lawyer and longtime journalist Ambrogi takes a critical approach to new and revamped websites aimed at providing services to those in the legal profession. He kicks the tires, gauging how these sites do—or don’t—work for practitioners.
Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams have been podcasting since 2005, almost as long as the word podcast has been in circulation. Episodes pair up lawyers with opposing perspectives on legal issues in the news.
"The lawyering survival guide, featuring posts on blogging, careers, ethics, marketing, going paperless, practice management, starting a law firm, and technology." The blawg is in the Blawg 100 Hall of Fame. Lawyerist also produces an occasional newsletter, The Lawyerist Podcast (co-hosted by Sam Glover and Aaron Street) and the TBD Law events.
Posts cover large law firms with London headquarters or outposts, including with a First Most List, a Chambers Most List and three law school most lists (GDL, LPC and BPTC); quirky U.K. legislation; lawyers in U.K. popular culture; and other topics meaningful or interesting to those in the U.K. studying law or just starting out in practice.