50 Most Prolific Legal Bloggers

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Legal News Blogs

1. Law Blog (The Wall Street Journal)

http://Blogs.WSJ.com/Law/

Current legal events are tracked on this blog, offering multiple posts each day, in a news report format.

2.  The Official LawInfo Blog

http://Blog.LawInfo.com/

This prolific blog posts several times a day on all the latest legal events.  Posts are categorized in a variety of legal issues.

3.  JD Journal

http://www.JDJournal.com/

JD Journal keeps up with current events and trends in the legal profession and community.

4.  Legal News Blog

http://www.TheLegalNewsBlog.com/

News blog entries on this site jump from one topic to another for a lively blog on current legal news.

5.  Legal Info 360

http://www.LegalInfo360.com/

Legal news from across the nation makes the cut on this up-to-the-minute site.

Please Approach the Bench – Blogs by Lawyers

6.  The Nutmeg Lawyer

http://www.NutmegLawyer.com/

Adrian Mark Baron, a Connecticut lawyer and published writer, blogs about life as a lawyer with wit and humor.

7.  Simple Justice

http://blog.SimpleJustice.us/

New York criminal defense blogger Scott H. Greenfield keeps up a steady output of commentary on all things legal.

8. Man O’ Law

http://ManOLaw.Blogspot.com/

A prosecutor puts it all on the table with an irreverent take on the legal process.

9.  Underdog

http://KatzJustice.com/Underdog/

Jon Katz, criminal defense lawyer, focuses his witty entries on DUI/DWI law and related issues.

Teacher! Teacher! – Law Professor Blogs

10.  The Work Place Prof Blog

http://LawProfessors.Typepad.com/LaborProf_Blog/

This is a gathering place for law professors, with thoughts about working in law schools.

11.  PrawfsBlawg

http://PrawfsBlawg.Blogs.com/

PrawfsBlawg offers a frank look at the legal profession and law schools from the perspective of law professorship.

12.  Concurring Opinions

http://www.ConcurringOpinions.com/

Concurring Opinions is a group blog with law professors and lawyers as contributors.

13.  Law Culture

http://LawCulture.Blogs.com/

Professors from Harvard, Princeton, and UCLA Law Schools weigh in on a range of legal issues.

14.  The Becker-Posner Blog

http://UChicagoLaw.Typepad.com/BeckerPosner/

Law professors Gary Becker and Richard Posner comment on a range of issues in world news, the legal profession and more.

15.  Eugene Volokh

http://www2.Law.UCLA.edu/Volokh/

UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh writes a blog that is divided by category rather than date and has a wealth of entries.

Law and Order – Blogs on the Legal Process

16.  Crime and Consequences

http://CrimeAndConsequences.com/CrimBlog/

The Criminal Justice Legal Foundation blogs on the entire legal process, from crime to sentencing.

17.  Supreme Court of the United States Blog

http://www.SCOTUSBlog.com/

This blog sponsored by Bloomberg Law offers routine commentary on Supreme Court cases, decisions, and events.

18.  Sentencing Law and Policy

http://Sentencing.Typepad.com/

This law professor blog addresses sentencing policy and reform issues.

In Search of a Degree – Law School Blogs

19.  Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports

http://LeiterLawSchool.Typepad.com/Leiter/

Leiter is prolific in his communication of thoughts on a variety of law school topics.

20.  Tillers on Evidence and Inference

http://TillersTillers.Blogspot.com/

Law School Student and his take on life in the pursuit of legal knowledge fills this blog.

21.  JD2B Blog

http://www.JD2B.com/JDBBlog.php

This blog from a social networking site for law students lots of entries on issues that are of interest to students in legal profession.

22.  Lawyerist

http://Lawyerist.com/

Blog entries focus on advice and news for law students in a fast-paced writing style that keeps you reading.

23.  Legal Careers

http://LegalCareers.About.com/

Appropriately named, Legal Careers blogs about the specific fields and positions to which law degrees can lead.

24.  Ms JD

http://Ms-JD.org/

Ms JD is an all girls site by a group of bloggers addressing law school issues for a community of female law students.

25.  Money Law

http://Money-Law.Blogspot.com/

Multiple authors, led by Jim Chen (Dean of the Louis D Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville), keep up with law school issues on this blog.

Hmmm…Let Me Think About That – Legal Philosophy and Theory

26.  Legal Theory Blog

http://lsolum.Typepad.com/LegalTheory/

This blog offers thousands of posts in a wide range of categories relating to legal theory.

27.  Empirical Legal Studies

http://ELSBlog.org/

The numerous entries on the Empirical Legal Studies blog concentrate on legal methodology and theory.

28.  Legal Ethics Forum

http://LegalEthicsForum.com/Blog

Ethics in law is a hot topic right now.  The Legal Ethics Forum brings up topics for discussion, controversial news stories, and legal cases relating to ethics and law.

29.  Mirror of Justice

http://MirrorOfJustice.Blogs.com/

The Mirror of Justice blog is devoted to legal theory within the Catholic Church, a culture of its own, with the Vatican as the central legal hub.

30.  Overlawyered

http://Overlawyered.com/

Walter Olson is the editor of Overlawyered, which is distinguished as the oldest known law blog.  A wealth of information and prolific blogging keep this site going strong.

What Makes the System Tick – Legal Policy Blogs

31.  American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Blog

http://www.ACSLaw.org/ACSLBlog

Criminal Justice policy and constitutional issues are the heart of this blog by the ACSLP.

32.  The Blog of Legal Times

http://LegalTimes.Typepad.com/

This Washington D.C. blog comments on politics and law.

33.  Court-O-Rama

http://Court-O-Rama.org/

Court-o-rama covers all areas of the courtroom dynamic, including judges, juries, counsel, and more.

34.  Wage Law

http://WageLaw.Typepad.com/

Bloggers from Walsh and Walsh in California tackle issues in legal policy regarding wage law in this blog.

35.  Out-Law

http://www.Out-Law.com/

International law firm Pinsent-Masons blogs about legal policy and current events.

Laughter is Good Medicine – Legal Humor Blogs

36.  The Namby Pamby

http://TheNambyPambyBlog.com/

A Chicago Lawyer gives a humorous spin to her blogs about court life and other legal issues.

37.  Lowering the Bar: Legal Humor.  Seriously.

http://www.LoweringTheBar.net/

Kevin Underhill, San Francisco lawyer, highlights the humorous side of the legal profession and the cases in the news every day.

38.  Bitter Lawyer

http://www.BitterLawyer.com/

Bitter Lawyer is an in-your-face, somewhat off-color comedic look at law and life.

39.  Legally Drawn

http://www.LegallyDrawn.com/

Attorney Vasanth Sarathy writes this cartoon-based, legal comedy blog.

40.  Constitutional Daily

http://www.ConstitutionalDaily.com/

Constitutional Daily offers a hilarious look at current events in law, the weird interactions lawyers have, and real life courtroom humor.

41.  LOLawyer: Because Law Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

http://www.lolawyer.com/

LOLawyer is a legally-themed, humorous blog with real life stories and funny (or satiric) situations.

The Leftovers – General Legal Blogs

42.  Blawg.com

http://www.Blawg.com/

A huge number of blog articles fill the categories on this general legal blog site.

43.  The Conglomerate

http://www.TheConglomerate.org/

All areas of the law are addressed in daily blogs on this legal site by multiple authors.

44.  Nancy Rapoport’s Blog

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/

Nancy Rapoport is a professor at the William S. Boyd School of Law in Nevada. She blogs on a wide variety general interest legal issues.

45.  The Law Insider

http://www.TheLawInsider.com/

The point of this blog is to make the legal implications of pop culture news stories clear to the masses.

46.  Hollywood Esq.

http://www.HollywoodReporter.com/Blogs/THR-Esq

This entertaining and informative blog highlights the legal issues in Hollywood, especially in regards to the entertainment industry.

47.  Above the Law

http://AboveTheLaw.com/

Above the Law is a blog written by multiple authors on a wide variety of legal issues, filling it with interesting tidbits on just about any legal subject.

48.  The Michigan Lawyer

http://MichiganLawyerBlog.Wordpress.com/

The writers of Michigan Lawyers Weekly join together to blog on legal issues in the state of Michigan.

49.  The Paper Chase

http://Jurist.Law.Pitt.edu/Paperchase/

Legal and information are the number one goal of this general legal blog by The Jurist.

50.  Grits for Breakfast

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/

Raved about in reviews and law forums, Grits for Breakfast provides fabulous prose-style comments on the Texas legal system with humor and wit.