BlawgSearch Top Law Professor Blogs by edu visitors and Top Blawgs for August 2007

Hi Friends,

First, here are the top ten law professor blogs as determined by vistors on .edu networks on BlawgSearch.com. I set this filter up for Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr. and a paper he was writing on blogs and reputation. You can read his post about it here. While most .edu visitors are not all law professors, they do seek out more academic blogs. Anyway here is the list.

  1. PrawfsBlawg [feed]
    By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.
    http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  2. Conglomerate [feed]
    Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Vic Fleischer, Fred Tung, and Lisa Fairfax.
    http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  3. Legal Theory Blog [feed]
    Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.
    http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  4. Empirical Legal Studies [feed]
    Covers emerging empirical legal scholarship, conference updates and empirical claims. Edited by Professors Jason Czarnezki, Michael Heise, Theodore Eisenberg, William Ford, Sara Benesh, William Henderson, and Frank Cross.
    http://www.elsblog.org/the_empirical_legal_studi/
  5. Discourse.net [feed]
    Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more. By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin.
    http://www.discourse.net/
  6. Sentencing Law and Policy [feed]
    By Moritz College of Law Professor Douglas A. Berman.
    http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  7. The Volokh Conspiracy [feed]
    By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.
    http://volokh.com/
  8. Religion Clause [feed]
    By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.
    http://religionclause.blogspot.com
  9. Technology & Marketing Law Blog [feed]
    Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.
    http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  10. Balkinization [feed]
    By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.
    http://balkin.blogspot.com

And Here are the overall most popular blogs on BlawgSearch.com for August 2007. David Badertscher’s New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library Blog lead the way.

  1. New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library Blog [feed]
    News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.
    http://www.bloglines.com/blog/PLL
  2. Above the Law [feed]
    A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession’s colorful personalities and p
    owerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.
    http://www.abovethelaw.com/
  3. The Indiana Law Blog [feed]
    Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.
    http://indianalawblog.com/
  4. Class Action Defense Blog [feed]
    Covers CAFA, class certification, employment law, FCRA, FDCPA and multidistrict litigation. Published by Michael Hassen of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro LLP.
    http://classactiondefense.jmbm.com/
  5. Law Blog [feed]
    Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.
    http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  6. DealBook [feed]
    Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. A Financial News Service of The New York Times.
    http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com
  7. Psychology of Compliance & Due Diligence Law [feed]
    Covers due diligence, lawsuits, Ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, and recovery of losses. By Michael Webster.
    http://www.bizop.ca/blog2/
  8. How Appealing [feed]
    Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.
    http://howappealing.law.com/
  9. Religion Clause [feed]
    By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.
    http://religionclause.blogspot.com
  10. Information Governance Engagement Area [feed]
    Established with the goal of aggregating key compliance and electronic discovery news for further review, study, and consideration by legal and corporate professionals. Published by Rob Robinson.
    http://infogovernance.blogspot.com

You can view the Top 200 Legal Blogs for May 2007 or view the most popular blogs in August for each of hundreds of categories. And you can view the main page of the rankings for August 2007 here.

Peace,

Tim


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