Archive for the “Law blogs” category

BabyBarista lucks out

By Nick Holmes on July 2, 2010

Tim Kevan is on a roll. BabyBarista now has a tenancy at the Guardian in their new Law section. Congrats Tim! He’s suitably nice about the Grauniad: I’m really delighted to be joining the Guardian at such an exciting time (…)

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Behind the times

By Nick Holmes on August 21, 2008

Alex Wade in Times Online looks at blawging: “only a handful of legal practitioners maintain blogs”. No way! Sure only a handful of law firms maintain firm-branded blogs, but as we on Binary Law all know, maybe half the hundreds (…)

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Monitoring LexMonitor

By Nick Holmes on June 25, 2008

There has been a fair amount of comment on LexMonitor, Lexblog’s law blog aggregation service in the last few days since its soft launch. Aside from straightforward reports of its launch and what it is, there have been some who (…)

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LexMonitor

By Nick Holmes on June 23, 2008

Congrats to LexBlog who have just launched LexMonitor, “a daily review of law blogs and journals highlighting prominent legal discussion as well as the lawyers and other professionals participating in this conversation.” LexMonitor pulls feeds from nearly 2,000 sources and (…)

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Blawgs of note

By Nick Holmes on May 2, 2008

I was asked to write an article for the Legal Executive Journal (April issue) on the best law blogs. I’m not into “the best” and conferring awards, but I did agree to write a piece on “What makes a good (…)

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One more glass of Rioja, please

By Nick Holmes on April 18, 2008

(The continuing adventures of Mike Semple Piggot) From before sparrow’s fart till late into the night Mike SP beavers away producing and publishing news, comment and analysis for our enjoyment and edification. He’s recently rearranged his furniture, and to help (…)

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Law prof blogs

By Nick Holmes on February 23, 2008

I’ve been meaning for some time to investigate the US law prof blog network as it’s a phenomenon that is not apparent in the UK. Carolyn Elefant on Law Blog Watch has prompted me to do so, pointing to Paul (…)

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IHT – die happy

By Nick Holmes on October 10, 2007

Time to mention the blogs IHT Solutions and Law and Death and Taxes who both post about the death of the nil-rate band discretionary trust. IHT Solutions: You could certainly call the government politically cynical but for once, one can (…)

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Oh dear!

By Nick Holmes on October 5, 2007

Ed at Blawg Review has pulled me up for supplying only 6 best blawgs: There is no rule that you are not to include a blog already named by another. In fact, it’s encouraged, as those most deserving of the (…)

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Have news? – blog it!

By Nick Holmes on October 5, 2007

I said in my state of UK blawging post that blog-like functions will increasingly be incorporated into all websites. I should have added that the best way to do this is using blog software rather than your own CMS. Why? (…)

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Simply the best

By Nick Holmes on October 5, 2007

I have been tagged by Charon QC to name 10 blawgs I consider the best, continuing the meme started by the editor of Blawg Review. As most involved have said, this is difficult. There are several blogs I do not (…)

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UK blawgs – where are we now?

By Nick Holmes on October 4, 2007

Although a handful of UK law bloggers were active before 2006, it was only then that the UK blawgosphere started to take off. Since then, new law blogs have continued to appear at the rate of about one a week. (…)

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Cutting the mustard

By Nick Holmes on August 7, 2007

Every now and then I’m prompted to revisit the question “What is a blog?” I won’t rehash all my thinking here. Let’s instead consider the rather circular argument: a website produced with blog software is a blog. This must be (…)

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Branching out

By Nick Holmes on July 27, 2007

Steve Matthews – the Vancouver Law Librarian blogger – has set up a new business called Stem Legal to help law firms build their web profiles. On the site he’ll be blogging on Law Firm Web Strategy. Good luck to (…)

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Extended family

By Nick Holmes on June 28, 2007

Quite a gaggle of family law blogs now. Joining the established Family Lore from John Bolch (note the new URL) and DivorceSolicitor from Lynne Bastow, we now have: Bloody Relations from barrister Jacqui Gilliatt who specialises in family and education (…)

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