As recently as last year, ABA Journal used to list the top 100 law-related blogs (also known as blawgs). Now they list 50 blogs, 25 podcasts, and 25 Twitter accounts in the ABA Journal Web 100.
We’ve selected a few of this year’s Web 100 that may be of particular interest to USC School of Law students. We include a brief note as to why students might be interested, and links to recent posts. Check out our picks from 2016, too.
Education Law Prof Blog
Professor Derek Black is an editor.
- The Strange Ideas Found in Voucher Schools’ Textbooks Are a Problem Reaching Well Beyond Just the Students Learning Them
- New Report on Racial Bias in School Discipline Offers Great Prelude for Confirmation Hearing for the Head of the Office for Civil Rights
Evidence Prof Blog
Dean Colin Miller is an editor.
- The Testimony of the Houlihan’s Witnesses at the Willie “Pee Wee” Veasy Trial
- Cyntoia Brown & the “51-To-Life” Project: DCyntoia Brown & the “51-To-Life” Project: D.C..C.
A millennial lawyer shares his techniques, including side hustles, for paying off significant law school loans in less than 3 years.
The Last Gen-X American
A lawyer and data scientist (Matt Leichter) analyzes data on law student debt, in a blog formerly known as the Law School Tuition Bubble.
- What Recovery? Legal Services Industry Grows 0.2 Percent in 2016
- LSAT Tea-Leaf Reading: September/October 2017 Edition
Sharon Nelson (a recent speaker in the Legal IT Seminar series) and Jim Calloway talk about how lawyers can best use new technology.
Law School Toolbox
This podcast and its accompanying blog provide advice on law school, bar exams, and starting out in the legal profession. The team is Lee Burgess and Alison Monaghan.
Dean Colin Miller is one of three team members. First, Undisclosed looked into State v. Adnan Syed, going beyond what was covered in the Serial podcast. Later episodes delve into details of other cases.
- State v. Terrance Lewis – Episode 1 – The Virtually Perfect Witness
- State v. Willie Veasy – Addendum 2 – Philadelphia Freedom
Thanks to ABA Journal for spotlighting so much great material. Browse the complete Web 100 here.