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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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://www.volokh.com/
  • Jan 16

    [Eugene Volokh] My wife makes me so miserable, it’s unconstitutional!

    [Eugene Volokh] My wife makes me so miserable, it’s unconstitutional!
    The Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines in January 2016. (John Taggart/European Pressphoto Agency) From In re Marriage of Le (Iowa Ct. App. 2013): Tim [Le] argues, “The Petitioner is trying to make my life miserable taking away my rights…
  • Jan 16

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision
    (Here is the latest edition of the Institute for Justice’s weekly Short Circuit newsletter, written by John Ross.) In 2014, a Colorado think tank wanted to run radio ads urging listeners to urge their elected officials to support…
  • Jan 15

    [Eugene Volokh] Excluding offensive paintings from the Capitol: Not whether, but who

    [Eugene Volokh] Excluding offensive paintings from the Capitol: Not whether, but who
    A painting by David Pulphus hangs in a hallway displaying paintings, by high school students selected by their member of Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Zach Gibson/Associated Press) I have a somewhat different take than…
Rank this Week: 8

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jan 14

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture

    Soon to be a Major Motion Picture
    David Weinberger has a theory: My conspiracy theory: The purported dossier on Trump says the Russians have been cultivating him for five years. Suppose they were pressuring him to run. As a true patriot, Trump knew how disastrous it would…
  • Jan 12

    The New Tilt Against China

    The New Tilt Against China
    Surely someone has noted by now that the first corollary of a putative Trump tilt towards Putin’s Russia is a tilt against China?  For just as Kissinger and Nixon opened relations with China as a counterweight to the USSR, so…
  • Jan 12

    Foreign-Born American

    Foreign-Born American
    I live in a place where 51.7% of the population was born in another country. But I know that is not typical. I had in fact vaguely imagined that in much of the rest of the US the overall fraction … Continue reading → The post…
Rank this Week: 16

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Lauterpacht Centre Friday Lunchtime Lecture Series for Lent Term 2017

    Lauterpacht Centre Friday Lunchtime Lecture Series for Lent Term 2017
    Here's the schedule for the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law's Lent Term 2017 Friday Lunchtime Lectures:January 20, 2017: Philip Allott (Univ. of Cambridge – Law), Welcome to Eutopia!January 27, 2017: Antje Wiener…
  • Jan 16

    Cavanagh: Prescription and Empire from Justinian to Grotiu

    Cavanagh: Prescription and Empire from Justinian to Grotiu
    Edward Cavanagh (Univ. of Cambridge) has posted Prescription and Empire from Justinian to Grotius (Historical Journal, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:Europeans have long justified a right to something or other by invoking…
  • Jan 16

    Oxford Public International Law Discussion Group - Hilary Term 2017

    Oxford Public International Law Discussion Group - Hilary Term 2017
    Here's the schedule for the Oxford Public International Law Discussion Group for Hilary Term 2017:January 19, 2017: Sophia Kopela (Lancaster Univ.), Historic Titles and Historic Rights in the Law of the Sea in the Light of the South China Sea…
Rank this Week: 23

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Jan 7

    California’s top court to decide whether planned speed-up in executions is legal

    California’s top court to decide whether planned speed-up in executions is legal
    Elisabeth Semel quoted by Los Angeles Times, Jan. 8, 2017 “The court can only handle a certain number of these cases a year,” Semel said. At the pace envisioned by Proposition 66, the court would have little time to decide civil…
  • Jan 6

    Berkeley dispensary off the hook after 3 years in litigation

    Berkeley dispensary off the hook after 3 years in litigation
    Robert Berring quoted by Northern California Record, Jan. 7, 2017 “I would say that this deal is a signal that things are going to get better,” Berring said in The Daily Californian interview.
  • Jan 6

    Prominent prisoners’ supporters pin pardon hopes on Obama

    Prominent prisoners’ supporters pin pardon hopes on Obama
    Jesse Choper quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 7, 2017 “If they put people in jail for that, they wouldn’t have any room in the jails,” said Jesse Choper, a UC Berkeley law professor who supports Siegelman’s…
Rank this Week: 35

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 34

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 36

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Jan 11

    The Book: Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimension

    The Book: Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimension
    This book is a collection of papers presented at the 24th traditional conference Corporate Entities at the Market and European Dimensions. The conference was organized on 19-21 May 2016 in Portoroz, Slovenija, by the Institute for Commercial…
  • Jan 9

    Brexit Means Brexit, But What Does Brexit Mean? Seminar Serie

    Brexit Means Brexit, But What Does Brexit Mean? Seminar Serie
    The Centre of European Law at King’s College London is running a series of seminars on the meaning of Brexit and its potential impact on different areas of law. It considers the options for the new legal regime between the UK and…
  • Jan 9

    ERA conference “Freezing Bank Accounts Across Europe (and Beyond)”: compte-rendu

    ERA conference “Freezing Bank Accounts Across Europe (and Beyond)”: compte-rendu
    This report has been prepared by Martina Mantovani, research fellow at the MPI Luxembourg. On 1st and 2nd December 2016, the Academy of European Law (ERA) hosted, in Trier, the conference “Freezing Bank Accounts Across Europe (and…
Rank this Week: 43

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jan 16

    Ten albums I loved as a teen and still do: Comments open

    Ten albums I loved as a teen and still do: Comments open
    There's a game of tag going on in my FB TL that asks one to identify ten albums that influenced you during your teen years (defined as 71-78 in my case). No more than one per band. You hopefully... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Jan 16

    Books recommended to a brand new corporate law associate

    Books recommended to a brand new corporate law associate
    A former student is starting her career as a corporate law associate and asked my advice on some books she could valuably read to prepare: Every business lawyer must read: The Terrible Truth About... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jan 16

    Aaron Rodgers is my pick for 2017 NFL MVP

    Aaron Rodgers is my pick for 2017 NFL MVP
    Aaron Rodgers has to be 2017 NFL MVP. When Packers were struggling at 4-6, he put that team on his back, ran the table to make the playoffs, and now has two playoff wins, including beating #1 seed... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 49

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jan 16

    Call for posts: Help IntLawGrrls cover this week’s global array of counter/inauguration event

    Call for posts: Help IntLawGrrls cover this week’s global array of counter/inauguration event
    Even as we mark the achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the many women and men who have kept the movement for human rights and human security on the march, today we at IntLawGrrls look toward events later this week: ►…
  • Jan 16

    Go On! Pursuing Inclusion: Diversity in the Workplace

    Go On! Pursuing Inclusion: Diversity in the Workplace
    Go On! makes note of interesting conferences, lectures, and similar events, including: Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s 17th Annual Women and the Law Conference, Pursuing Inclusion: Diversity in the Workplace, will be held…
  • Jan 11

    IntLawGrrl Hari M. Osofsky named Penn State Law and International Affairs dean

    IntLawGrrl Hari M. Osofsky named Penn State Law and International Affairs dean
    Delighted to see that a charter member of IntLawGrrls blog, Dr. Hari M. Osofsky, has been named the new dean of Penn State Law and the School of International Affairs in University Park, Pennsylvania. Pending approval by that…
Rank this Week: 54

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jan 16

    Article on Key State Tax Planning Development

    Article on Key State Tax Planning Development
    Sharon L. Klein recently published an Article entitled, The State of the States: 2016—An Update of Key Planning Developments, Tr. & Est. 82 (Jan. 2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: To be more competitive, some…
  • Jan 16

    Avoiding Financial Turmoil at Death

    Avoiding Financial Turmoil at Death
    It is hard enough dealing with the death of a spouse or partner, but it can become even more difficult when taking care of the financial issues of such a loss while grieving. Planning ahead can ease some avoidable financial...
  • Jan 16

    Tupac's Tyson Ticket Goes Up for Auction

    Tupac's Tyson Ticket Goes Up for Auction
    Tupac Shakur’s ticket stub from the Mike Tyson fight on the night he was killed could now be yours. On September 7, 1996, Tupac attended the Tyson–Bruce Seldon fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. After a first round...
Rank this Week: 65

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Why Rex Tillerson Was Right Not to Label Putin a War Criminal Before Reviewing the Facts and the Law

    Why Rex Tillerson Was Right Not to Label Putin a War Criminal Before Reviewing the Facts and the Law
    Former Ambassador-at-large for War Crimes Pierre Prosper and I have co-authored this op-ed in the Washington Post explaining why Rex Tillerson was right not to have accepted Senator Rubio's invitation to label Vladimir Putin a war…
  • Jan 16

    Journalism in the Doxing Era: Is Wikileaks Different from the New York Times?

    Journalism in the Doxing Era: Is Wikileaks Different from the New York Times?
    The question is provocative, but the answer is hard.   The reaction to WikiLeaks’ publication of the fruits of Russia’s DNC hack raises many puzzles about how we should think about publication of truthful secret…
  • Jan 16

    Active Measures Working Group

    Active Measures Working Group
    In the 1980s Soviet disinformation operations were running around the globe.  They were not fueled (as they are today) by botnets and troll factories, but they were nonetheless effective.  I was reminded, recently, of the US…
Rank this Week: 61

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    University Settles Suit By Christian Counseling Student

    University Settles Suit By Christian Counseling Student
    The Springfield News-Leader reports that last month Missouri State University agreed to pay former student Andrew Cash $25,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by him charging that he was suspended from the Masters program in Counseling because of…
  • Jan 16

    Prosperity Gospel Pastor, Bishop Eddie Long, Die

    Prosperity Gospel Pastor, Bishop Eddie Long, Die
    As reported by CNN and AP, controversial Atlanta area mega-church pastor, Bishop Eddie Long, died Sunday morning of cancer at age 63. At its height, his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church where he preached a "prosperity gospel" had…
  • Jan 16

    Egyptian Prosecutors Say Insufficient Evidence In Case Of Attack On Christian Woman

    Egyptian Prosecutors Say Insufficient Evidence In Case Of Attack On Christian Woman
    According to AP, in Egypt prosecutors have dropped a case against several members of a Muslim mob allegedly involved last May in stripping a Christian woman of her clothes and parading her naked through the streets in a village in Minya…
Rank this Week: 69

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 73

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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/
  • Jan 16

    AALS as Trade Association vs. Learned Society, and Whether or How it Matter

    AALS as Trade Association vs. Learned Society, and Whether or How it Matter
    This is my last post, God willing, on the AALS annual meeting. In my first post, I argued, in a nutshell, that the AALS is the American legal academy's learned society; that this is a reason to welcome and defend it against its harsher…
  • Jan 16

    Sponsore Post: West Study Aid

    Sponsore Post: West Study Aid
    The following post is by Anna Lawless-Collins, Associate Director for Systems and Collection Services at Boston University Law School, and is sponsored by West Academic. The Fineman and Pappas Law Libraries at Boston University added the West…
  • Jan 13

    Procedure returns to SCOTUS docket

    Procedure returns to SCOTUS docket
    SCOTUS granted cert in sixteen new cases today. Several involve procedure/fed courts issues, including: • The scope of general personal jurisdiction over a U.S.-based company in a state. • In what court a fired federal employee can…
Rank this Week: 76

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jan 13

    The Clay Feet of Qualified Immunity Doctrine

    The Clay Feet of Qualified Immunity Doctrine
    I want to draw your attention to an important new paper by Will Baude on the flawed legal  foundations of qualified immunity doctrine. The paper lucidly explains that the Supreme Court’s explanations for why 42 U.S.C. Section…
  • Jan 10

    A Scholar is a Bu

    A Scholar is a Bu
    This is a phrase attributed to Alexander Bickel, the noted constitutional scholar.  What he meant was that scholars should do their research without concern about its partisan implications. The bus goes on its route no matter who might…
  • Jan 10

    FAN 137 (First Amendment News) Backpage.com removes adult content due to government censorship — vows to fight First Amendment battle

    FAN 137 (First Amendment News) Backpage.com removes adult content due to government censorship — vows to fight First Amendment battle
    Seattle. This from a press release from Backpage.com: As the direct result of unconstitutional government censorship, Backpage.com has removed its Adult content section from the highly popular classified website, effective immediately. For…
Rank this Week: 84

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
  • Nov 12

    Test

    Test
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Rank this Week: 79

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 98

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jan 16

    Sturgeon:Martin Luther King Jr. And The Three Dimensions Of A Complete Life

    Sturgeon:Martin Luther King Jr. And The Three Dimensions Of A Complete Life
    Starting to Look Up: Be the Best of Whatever You Are, by Al Sturgeon (Dean of Graduate Programs, Pepperdine): Fifty years ago, and just one year before his assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. preached a sermon at the New Covenant…
  • Jan 16

    The Demise Of Charlotte Law School Resurrects Talk Of New Law School At University Of North Carolina-Charlotte

    The Demise Of Charlotte Law School Resurrects Talk Of New Law School At University Of North Carolina-Charlotte
    Charlotte Observer, Charlotte School of Law Crisis Resurrects Talks of a Law School at UNCC: Long-running problems that may close the Charlotte School of Law have resurrected talks of a public law school at UNC Charlotte. Chancellor Phil…
  • Jan 16

    IRS Whistleblower Awards Jump 322%

    IRS Whistleblower Awards Jump 322%
    The IRS's Whistleblower Office has released its FY 2016 Annual Report to Congress: Accounting Today, IRS Awards to Whistleblowers Grew Last Year: The Internal Revenue Service’s Whistleblower Office ramped up the number of monetary awards it…
Rank this Week: 114

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jan 16

    Sanctuary Week of Action

    Sanctuary Week of Action
    ***PRESS CALL*** TOMORROW, January 17, 11:00 AM EST DIAL: 1 (800) 697-5978; PASSCODE: “7087 751” FAITH COMMUNITIES ANNOUNCE SANCTUARY WEEK OF ACTION Over 4,000 people of faith representing over 500 congregations across the country take a…
  • Jan 16

    The many faces of Frida Kahlo

    The many faces of Frida Kahlo
    Frida Seated In Her Garden, 1943 (Florence Arquin/Courtesy of Throckmorton Fine Art) Chloe Coleman for the Washinton Post reviews an array of pictures from a photo exhibit focusing on iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Kahlo, known to for her…
  • Jan 16

    Why the world fears refugees (Narrated by Zygmunt Bauman)

    Why the world fears refugees (Narrated by Zygmunt Bauman)
    The Polish-born sociologist Zygmunt Bauman, who died last week in the United Kingdom, aged 91, was a former refugee from both Nazi and Communist regimes and one of the most influential thinkers of our time. In this powerful animation…
Rank this Week: 116

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
Rank this Week: 118

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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/
  • Jan 16

    Witte on "God and the Secular Legal System" by Domingo

    Witte on "God and the Secular Legal System" by Domingo
    John Witte Jr. (Emory University School of Law) posted 'Foreword,' to Rafael Domingo, God and the Secular Legal System ((Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016), ix-xii) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This brief Foreword evaluates the…
  • Jan 16

    Gouldin on Disentangling Flight Risk & Dangerousne

    Gouldin on Disentangling Flight Risk & Dangerousne
    Lauryn P. Gouldin (Syracuse University College of Law) has posted Disentangling Flight Risk from Dangerousness (Brigham Young University Law Review, No. 3, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There is a growing national consensus about the…
  • Jan 16

    Clarke on Protected Class Gatekeeping

    Clarke on Protected Class Gatekeeping
    Jessica A. Clarke (University of Minnesota Law School) has posted Protected Class Gatekeeping (New York University Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 1, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Courts routinely begin their analyses of discrimination claims…
Rank this Week: 151

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jan 16

    Lyon et al. on Child Witnesse

    Lyon et al. on Child Witnesse
    Thomas Lyon has posted two co-authored pieces on this subject on SSRN. The first is Stacia N. Stolzenberg, Kelly McWilliams and Thomas D. Lyon (Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, USC Gould School of…
  • Jan 15

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 203 Bail Nullification Jocelyn Simonson Brooklyn Law School Date posted to database: 5 Dec 2016 2 100 Crackdowns Mila Sohoni University of San Diego School of Law Date…
  • Jan 15

    This week's criminal law/procedure argument

    This week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Tuesday Lynch v. Dimaya: Whether 18 U.S.C. 16(b), as incorporated into the Immigration and Nationality Act's provisions governing an alien's removal from the United States, is…
Rank this Week: 142

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jan 15

    90% of Children Crossing Mediterranean to Italy Arrive Unaccompanied

    90% of Children Crossing Mediterranean to Italy Arrive Unaccompanied
    According to a press release from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), more than 90% of children reaching Italy's shores after crossing the Mediterranean Sea have been separated from their families or are unaccompanied. The number of…
  • Jan 12

    US Ends Cuban Wet Foot, Dry Foot Immigration Policy

    US Ends Cuban Wet Foot, Dry Foot Immigration Policy
    For the last two decades, the United States has maintained a special immigration policy that applied only to Cubans. Cubans who were intercepted by U.S. officials in the waters between the United States and Cuba (those with wet feet) would...
  • Jan 12

    Reminder for U.S. Jessup Team

    Reminder for U.S. Jessup Team
    Here's another reminder for Jessup Teams submitting their memorials tomorrow. In addition to uploading your memorials to your team homepage on the ILSA website, you must also email your memorials to the relevant Administrator (if you have…
Rank this Week: 121

Teknoids - Supporting the…

Teknoids - Supporting the Unsupported

Teknoids are in legal academia, non-profits, the judiciary, and law firms plus others with interests in this area.

http://www.teknoids.net
  • Dec 7

    The Social Dynamics of the R Core Team

    The Social Dynamics of the R Core Team
    Recently a few members of R Core have indicated that part of what slows down the development of R as a language is that it has become increasingly difficult over the years to achieve consensus among the core developers of the language.…
  • Nov 29

    Chill Pivots — Again!! — This Time To Help Creators Sell Videos Directly To Their Fan

    Chill Pivots — Again!! — This Time To Help Creators Sell Videos Directly To Their Fan
    Turntable for video, err, Pinterest for video, uhhh, video startup Chill is coming out with a new product that it hopes will provide a new channel for independent content creators to sell their videos directly to fans. After the success of…
  • Nov 29

    Intel Capital Leads $5M Round In Spain’s Indisys: Maker Of Machine-Human Interaction Natural Language Virtual Assistant

    Intel Capital Leads $5M Round In Spain’s Indisys: Maker Of Machine-Human Interaction Natural Language Virtual Assistant
    Indisys, a Spanish company founded in 2005 which makes natural language virtual assistants and telephone operators to power 24/7 customer services, has raised a new funding round of $5 million, led by Intel Capital. Inveready Technology…
Rank this Week: 123

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 16

    Selling Unbundled Family Law Services? Know Your Market. Know Your Product.

    Selling Unbundled Family Law Services? Know Your Market. Know Your Product.
    Unbundled legal services, limited scope retainers, law à la carte, discrete task representation—whatever you want to call it—is fraught with confusion and myths about its risks. Read JP Boyd’s lucid primer post on…
  • Jan 16

    Psychological Tips to Win Over Your Clients, Juries, and Judge

    Psychological Tips to Win Over Your Clients, Juries, and Judge
    This article is by Ian Hu, claims prevention & practicePRO counsel at LAWPRO. Effectively persuading a potential new client, a jury, or an interviewer – and being able to do it time and again – requires a solid understanding…
  • Jan 16

    New AI and Law eJournal on Legal Scholarship Network

    New AI and Law eJournal on Legal Scholarship Network
    There’s a new “Sponsored Subject Matter eJournal” available on the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) called “Artificial Intelligence: Law, Policy, & Ethics.” It’s sponsored by the Vanderbilt University…
Rank this Week: 233

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Jan 16

    Trump Can’t Commit Twibel Because He Routinely ‘Deflects Serious Consideration’–Jacobus v. Trump

    Trump Can’t Commit Twibel Because He Routinely ‘Deflects Serious Consideration’–Jacobus v. Trump
    A confession: I do not follow @RealDonaldTrump at Twitter because I have a strict policy against following trolls. Life is too short. As we all know, Trump regularly engages in many disfavored tweeting practices: ad hominen attacks;…
  • Jan 15

    2H 2016 Quick Links, Part 11 (Social Media, Harassment, E-Discovery & More)

    2H 2016 Quick Links, Part 11 (Social Media, Harassment, E-Discovery & More)
    Social Media * US v. Elonis, 2016 WL 6310803 (3d Cir. Oct. 28, 2016). Anthony Elonis’ conviction for criminal threats was once again upheld: Considering the graphic nature of the three messages Elonis posted in October, it is not at...
  • Jan 14

    2H 2016 Quick Links, Part 10 (Marketing, Uber, Airbnb, Taxes & More)

    2H 2016 Quick Links, Part 10 (Marketing, Uber, Airbnb, Taxes & More)
    Marketing/Advertising * Danny Sullivan: Facebook’s racial targeting isn’t new, bad or always illegal despite renewed attention * In re Sling Media Slingbox Advertising Litigation (SDNY Aug. 12, 2016). Sling isn’t liable to…
Rank this Week: 177

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jan 16

    A New Blog About Fashion and Law, From Two Canadian Law Student

    A New Blog About Fashion and Law, From Two Canadian Law Student
    Two Osgoode Hall law students, Saba Samarian and Alessia Monastero, have launched a fashion law blog, Unprecedentedly Chic. It's aimed at the non-lawyer who wants to understand legal issues that have an impact on fashion and related…
  • Jan 11

    Buzzfeed Publishes Original Memos Concerning Allegations Re Trump and Russia

    Buzzfeed Publishes Original Memos Concerning Allegations Re Trump and Russia
    Buzzfeed's decision to publish memos including unverified information regarding personal and financial information relating to President-Elect Donald Trump has caused some reaction among journalists. Here, a story from CNN, here a piece from…
  • Jan 10

    Peukert on An EU Related Right for Press Publishers Concerning Digital Use

    Peukert on An EU Related Right for Press Publishers Concerning Digital Use
    Alexander Peukert, Goethe University Frankfurt, Faculty of Law, Cluster of Excellence Normative Orders, has published An EU Related Right for Press Publishers Concerning Digital Uses. A Legal Analysis as Research Paper of the Faculty of Law,…
Rank this Week: 187

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jan 16

    Daily Read: Theorizing Protest on MLK Day

    Daily Read: Theorizing Protest on MLK Day
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law While we often think of protest and civil disobedience under the First Amendment, in her article Protest is Different in Richmond Law Review, Professor Jesssica West…
  • Jan 12

    First Circuit Tosses Challenge to Buffer Zone Law

    First Circuit Tosses Challenge to Buffer Zone Law
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The First Circuit ruled yesterday that plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge New Hampshire's abortion clinic buffer-zone law. The ruling ends the lawsuit and leaves the buffer-zone law in place,…
  • Jan 11

    Vladeck on the Bivens Term

    Vladeck on the Bivens Term
    Check out Steve Vladeck's new ACS issue brief, The Bivens Term: Why the Supreme Court Should Reinvigorate Damages Suits Against Federal Officers. Vladeck explains that the Court has two important Bivens cases this Term, Ziglar v. Abassi and…
Rank this Week: 245

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Jan 11

    Philanthropy Roundtable's Amicus Brief on Donor Interest in Privacy

    Philanthropy Roundtable's Amicus Brief on Donor Interest in Privacy
    Philanthropy Roundtable (represented by Morgan Lewis & Brockius) filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court in support of a challenge to an aspect of McCain-Feingold/Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act that requires disclosure of certain large…
  • Jan 5

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!
    Happy New Year nonprofit champions and scholars! It's time for the obligatory predictions-about-new-year post: What legal and policy issues will be among the hottest in the new year? With the caveat that I'm particularly bad at predicting the…
  • Jan 3

    Colorado AG Proposes New Charity Oversight Unit

    Colorado AG Proposes New Charity Oversight Unit
    According to an article in Nonprofit Quarterly, at least one state is taking steps to increase its oversight of charitable organizations: In the face of a massive 200-percent expansion of registered Colorado nonprofits over the past 11 years,…
Rank this Week: 182

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 206

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Jan 5

    Saul Levmore, "Carrots and Sticks in Law (and Life)"

    Saul Levmore, "Carrots and Sticks in Law (and Life)"
    One of the great Chicago Ideas is the equivalence of positive and negative incentives. The government can motivate you by rewarding some behavior or by penalizing your failure to behave in the preferred manner. Private parties rarely have the…
  • Dec 29

    Jim Zirin & William Baude, "The Post-Election Future of the Supreme Court after Scalia"

    Jim Zirin & William Baude, "The Post-Election Future of the Supreme Court after Scalia"
    Jim Zirin graduated from Princeton University with honors and received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School where he was an editor of the Michigan Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. For three years, he was…
  • Nov 18

    Michael McConnell, "Religion and Law: Is There a Connection?"

    Michael McConnell, "Religion and Law: Is There a Connection?"
    With commentary by Professor William Hubbard. Michael W. McConnell is the Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School, as well as Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is a…
Rank this Week: 221

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Nov 12

    Guest Blog Post: Trustee Steve Sherrill, on the All School Meeting Address He Would Have Given

    Guest Blog Post: Trustee Steve Sherrill, on the All School Meeting Address He Would Have Given
    This weekend, we welcomed our trustees and many other alumni and parents to campus for meetings and also the 137th Andover-Exeter sporting contests.  Over the course of the last several days, I have received a lot of feedback about the…
  • Nov 9

    All School Meeting: Post-Election, November 9, 2016

    All School Meeting: Post-Election, November 9, 2016
    Good morning, Andover. We gather here in All-School Meeting after a night that goes down in American history as one of the most unpredictable and anxiety-provoking any of us has ever witnessed. I am well aware that this morning there ……
  • Oct 8

    All-School Meeting Introduction: Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld ’96

    All-School Meeting Introduction: Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld ’96
    [These are my prepared remarks for the introduction to our All School Meeting on the topic of Youth From Every Quarter for Fall, 2016. I did not give these remarks verbatim in the interest of time, but delivered most of … Continue…
Rank this Week: 190

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 171

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Tushnet on "Important Shifts in Constitutional Doctrine"

    Tushnet on "Important Shifts in Constitutional Doctrine"
    I'm not the only person reassessing the constitutional history of the New Deal in light of the impending Trump presidency.  HLS's Mark Tushnet has a post on conservatives and civil liberties over at Balkinization.  I, for one, am…
  • Jan 15

    Kim on Small Debt Litigation in Colonial New York

    Kim on Small Debt Litigation in Colonial New York
     “In a Summary Way, with Expedition and at a Small Expence”: Justices of the Peace and Small Debt Litigation in Late Colonial New York, by Sung Yup Kim a visiting assistant professor of history at Pacific Lutheran…
  • Jan 15

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    Happy New Year, all.  In the NYRB, Annette Gordon-Reed reviews Robert Parkinson’s The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution, which “offers a provocative alternative to the conventional views that…
Rank this Week: 304

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Transformative work of the day, Lin-Manuel Miranda edition

    Transformative work of the day, Lin-Manuel Miranda edition
    What's Next?  Since I'm working on 512 roundtable reply comments right now, it seems particularly appropriate to remind everyone that clips can be fair use.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Jan 13

    It's a Tam, Tam, Tam world

    It's a Tam, Tam, Tam world
    Along with a podcast for the American Constitution Center and an NPR interview running the morning of the Tam argument (next Wednesday), I'll also be on a post-argument panel at AU--the panel before features none other than Tam…
  • Jan 13

    Trump's trademark

    Trump's trademark
    Trump’s lawyer’s statement:Selling, first and foremost, would not eliminate possibilities of conflicts of interest. In fact, it would exacerbate them. The Trump brand is key to the value of the Trump Organization’s assets.…
Rank this Week: 302

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Jan 16

    Welcome Professor Mike Schuster to BLPB!

    Welcome Professor Mike Schuster to BLPB!
    Professor Mike Schuster of Oklahoma State University, Spears School of Business, will be guest blogging at BLPB for the next 4 weeks. Prior to joining Oklahoma State's faculty, Professor Schuster was at attorney at Vinson & Elkins LLP in…
  • Jan 16

    In Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    In Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Today, we again celebrate the life of a great American, Martin Luther King, Jr. His legacy is felt in so many ways in this country every day in the year. But today, we call him and his work out for...
  • Jan 15

    Tulane Seeks Visitor

    Tulane Seeks Visitor
    Tulane Law School invites applications for a one-semester visiting position in the Fall of 2017. Our specific needs for the Fall 2017 semester include basic income tax and corporate tax, criminal law, and professional responsibility.…
Rank this Week: 287

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
Rank this Week: 392

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jan 15

    Mark Your Calendar-DOJ webinar

    Mark Your Calendar-DOJ webinar
    Do you know about the DOJ Elder Justice Initiative? If not, then this webinar is for you. Even if you do know about it, still register for this webinar! According to the email I received, On January 26, 2017, the...
  • Jan 13

    Should All States Permit Use of Medicaid for Assisted Living?

    Should All States Permit Use of Medicaid for Assisted Living?
    The plight of 108-year-old Ohio resident Carrie Rausch, facing the prospect of losing her spot in an assisted living community because she's run out of money, is generating a lot of attention in the media, including People magazine. Some…
  • Jan 12

    Superagers, the New Super Heroes?

    Superagers, the New Super Heroes?
    Who doesn't want to be a super "something"? How about a Superager? What is a Superager anyway? (and no, capes and tights are not needed). According to a recent story in the NY Times, Superagers are "those whose memory and...
Rank this Week: 278

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jan 12

    The President-Elect's Conflicts Plan

    The President-Elect's Conflicts Plan
    The President-Elect and his lawyers at Morgan Lewis have released a plan that purports to address the conflicts of interest arising out of his various business ventures (hereinafter “the Plan”). Although I believe that the Plan…
  • Nov 30

    On Trump and Divestment

    On Trump and Divestment
    I, like many, am very concerned that the President-Elect's business interests will interfere with the performance of his duties as President. While Trump may sincerely believe that the conflicts of interests posed by his sprawling business…
  • Nov 28

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"

    Salyzyn asks, "American Legal Ethics: Federalized, Privatized...Commercialized?"
    Last this week, Professor Amy Salyzyn published a Jotwell review of my recent essay, The Commercialization of Legal Ethics. I’m grateful that she read it, and I hope her review encourages you to read it as well. She says:…
Rank this Week: 339

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 12

    In Re M.F. (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 12, 2017)

    In Re M.F. (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 12, 2017)
    My first reaction to this morning's opinion was a totally juvenile one:  "In re: M.F.  Ho ho ho."My second reaction was:  "He gets 480 days in a juvenile residential facility?! That sounds like a lot. Especially since what he…
  • Jan 11

    Healthsmart Pacific v. Katateck (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 11, 2017)

    Healthsmart Pacific v. Katateck (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 11, 2017)
    The Court of Appeal says today:"On the court’s own motion, the opinion filed in the above-entitled matter on December 19, 2016, shall be modified in the following manners:On page 20, in the first full paragraph, the third sentence is…
  • Jan 10

    Pure Wafer Inc. v. City of Prescott (9th Cir. - Jan. 10, 2017)

    Pure Wafer Inc. v. City of Prescott (9th Cir. - Jan. 10, 2017)
    For a good example of how you can win the battle but lose the war, check out today's opinion by the Ninth Circuit.The district court held that the City of Prescott, Arizona, had unconstitutionally impaired its contract with Pure Wafer, Inc.…
Rank this Week: 267

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Jan 10

    Pregnancy and the Brain

    Pregnancy and the Brain
    New York Times (Dec. 19, 2016): Pregnancy Changes the Brain in Ways That May Help Mothering, by Pam Belluck: A recent study notes that pregnancy works changes in the brain, specifically in the part that perceives the feelings of others....
  • Jan 4

    Americas' Highest Court Holds Forced Sterilization Violates Human Right

    Americas' Highest Court Holds Forced Sterilization Violates Human Right
    International Justice Center Resource Center (January 3, 2016): IACtHR Holds Bolivia Responsible for Forced Sterilization in Landmark Judgment: Last week, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights held that sterilization of a woman without…
  • Jan 3

    The first steps toward over-the-counter birth control in the US are finally underway

    The first steps toward over-the-counter birth control in the US are finally underway
    Vox (December 30, 2016): The first steps toward over-the-counter birth control in the US are finally underway, by Emily Crockett: A French drug company is planning to apply to the FDA for approval of over-the-counter birth control. The…
Rank this Week: 355

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jan 8

    White Collar Cases - What to Watch in 2017

    White Collar Cases - What to Watch in 2017
    Check out Walter Pavlo, Forbes, Jan. 5, 2017 - providing highlights of some of the white collar cases of interest for 2017 - White Collar Cases To Watch In 2017 (esp)
  • Dec 30

    2016 White Collar Crime Award

    2016 White Collar Crime Award
    Each year this blog has honored individuals and organizations for their work in the white collar crime arena by bestowing "The Collar" on those who deserve praise, scorn, acknowledgment, blessing, curse, or whatever else might be…
  • Dec 27

    Van Hilley: 1946-2016

    Van Hilley: 1946-2016
    We mourn the passing of Van Hilley and extend our deepest sympathies to his family and the lawyers and staff members at Goldstein, Goldstein & Hilley. Van was an outstanding trial lawyer and a long-time leader in the San Antonio,...
Rank this Week: 274

Dissenting Justice

Dissenting Justice

Provides commentary on law, politics and justice. By Professor Darren Hutchinson.

http://dissentingjustice.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 400

Federal Civil Practice Bulletin

Federal Civil Practice Bulletin

Covers federal civil practice and procedure. By Washington & Lee University School of Law, Professor A. Benjamin Spencer.

http://federalcivilpracticebulletin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 359