Articles Tagged with blogs

Supreme Court watchers usually set their sights on the first Monday in October. This year, however, they might want to pay attention to the last Monday in September. On Monday, the preeminent Supreme Court blog, SCOTUSblog, will unveil a new look and some new features. SCOTUSblog has long stood out to me as among the┬ábest […]

A group of 18 soon-to-graduate Harvard Law School students so fear the approaching loss of “the discussions we’ve had over bagels and coffee” that they have started a blog in the hopes of perpetuating their exchanges, if only virtually. The blog,┬áJust Enrichment, is wide ranging in its coverage. In less than a month of operation, […]

Here are four new blogs of interest to legal professionals: Summary Judgments. From Loyola Law School in Los Angeles comes this blog, which will serve as a clearinghouse for faculty commentary on a range of issues and highlight faculty scholarship. The blog kicked off the new year with “11 on ’11,” a series of posts […]

Several legal blogs of note have launched recently: The ZRG Blog. For roughly a decade, legal researcher Andrew Zimmerman has published Zimmerman’s Research Guide, an online encyclopedia for legal researchers. Last month, he launched this blog to keep his readers informed of updates to the guide. In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress. Launched this […]

The Law Library of Congress this week unveiled a Web archive of legal blogs. The library began archiving selected legal blogs in 2007 and now has archives for more than 100 blogs covering a range of legal topics. It appears to me that these archives are periodic snapshots of each blog rather than complete collections […]

If you don’t know what is meant by “legal informatics,” I suggest this quote as an oversimplified definition: “Everywhere, more and more courts, legislatures, and agencies are putting information on the Internet in more and better ways using improved technologies.” The quote is from Thomas R. Bruce, cofounder and director of the trailblazing Legal Information […]

The American Bankruptcy Institute and St. John’s University School of Law have teamed up to launch the ABI Bankruptcy Case Blog. The blog is written by the student editors of the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review at St. John’s and promises to deliver in-depth research on cutting-edge bankruptcy issues. “Each entry is the product of […]

The attorney general of Massachusetts, Martha Coakley, has launched a blog called At Issue & In Focus. The introductory post says: This blog is designed to help residents to understand and participate in the work of their government. We will strive to address topics relevant to the broadest possible audience and will grow to include […]

Two new legal blogs worth noting: The Alexandria, Va., intellectual property law firm Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt has launched a blog devoted to IP disputes before the International Trade Commission. Its new ITC Law Blog will cover new filings and recent decisions and also provide practice pointers. The Boston-based law firm Foley Hoag […]

In response to various competitions and rankings of the best legal blogs, the Avvo Blog has created an auto-updating list of the top 300 legal blogs, ordered by their traffic rankings as shown by Web information company Alexa. Because the list is regularly updated, the rankings vary. At the moment, this blog, LawSites, is ranked […]

The Boston personal-injury law firm Breakstone, White & Gluck has launched Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog. The founding partners of this firm, Marc L. Breakstone and David W. White, are highly regarded trial lawyers in the state with an impressive record of verdicts and settlements (not to mention long-time friends of mine). White is a former […]