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November 30, 2012

ABA Journal Rolls Out 6th Annual Blawg 100 List and Introduces Blawg 100 Hall of Fame

2012_blawg100_voting_imgThe ABA Journal has announced its sixth annual Blawg 100, a list of 100 favorite legal blogs compiled by ABA Journal staff. The staff also asks for nominations from readers through a Blawg Amici process, allowing short testimonials from fans of particular blogs.

“Each year, our choices become tougher,” said ABA Journal Editor and Publisher Allen Pusey. “Blogging has become such a staple of professional communication that keeping up with our own directory of more than 3,500 blogs by lawyers, judges, law professors or even law students is more formidable than it’s ever been.

“Some of them have become such permanent, even required, fixtures in our everyday reading that we’re introducing the ABA Journal Blawg 100 Hall of Fame to recognize those blogs and bloggers that have set the standards for this vast, vibrant network for legal news and commentary,” Pusey added.

The inaugural Blawg 100 Hall of Fame names 10 blogs the ABA Journal staff considers to be the list’s “cream of the crop.” The staff plans to induct new members of the Hall of Fame each year. Hall of Famers for 2012 are: Above the Law (abovethelaw.com); How Appealing (howappealing.law.com/index.html); Legal Profession Blog (lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession); MyShingle (myshingle.com); New York Personal Injury Blog (newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com); Patently-O (patentlyo.com); Robert Ambrogi’s Lawsites (lawsitesblog.com); SCOTUSblog (scotusblog.com); Simple Justice (blog.simplejustice.us); and Volokh Conspiracy (volokh.com).

Readers can vote online for their favorite Blawg 100 honorees here. Voting is public and open to all ABAJournal.com readers through Dec. 21; registration is required. The popular vote winners will be announced in January online and appear in the magazine’s February issue.

To view the full Blawg 100 list in alphabetical order, click here.

Follow the Blawg 100 honorees on Twitter here.

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