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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/
  • Sep 3

    [Sasha Volokh] Cato’s Constitution Day on Thursday, September 17

    [Sasha Volokh] Cato’s Constitution Day on Thursday, September 17
    Cato’s 14th Annual Constitution Day event will be two weeks from now: Thursday, September 17, at Cato’s offices in Washington, D.C. Here’s a link to the site, so you can register. I’ll be on the 2:15-3:30 panel on…
  • Sep 3

    [Sasha Volokh] Wrapping up judicial non-delegation

    [Sasha Volokh] Wrapping up judicial non-delegation
    I’ve recently been blogging about my new article, The Inherent-Powers Corollary: Judicial Non-Delegation and Federal Common Law, which I’ve posted to SSRN. Here’s a link to my last post, which contains the links to all…
  • Sep 3

    [David Post] In a dark corner of the Trans-Pacific Partnership lurks some pretty nasty copyright law

    [David Post] In a dark corner of the Trans-Pacific Partnership lurks some pretty nasty copyright law
    The extent to which our international obligations interact with — and may sometimes override — domestic law is a pretty fascinating one, and is, for any number of pretty obvious reasons, increasingly in the news. Here’s a…
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/
  • Sep 3

    Where’s Bernie?

    Where’s Bernie?
    Where Bernie Sanders stands on the issues. Where there are Bernie Sanders events near you. Backstory on above.
  • Sep 3

    U Miami Security Self-Surveillance App: Clever or Creepy?

    U Miami Security Self-Surveillance App: Clever or Creepy?
    UGuardian App :: UMPD Campus Safety: Miami has a new app which lets users phone quickly for campus cops, and also set a time to get from one place to another, during which ‘friends’ can monitor progress. And if the ……
  • Sep 2

    Trump in Your Head

    Trump in Your Head
    Folks from Miami make a video about Donald Trump: Could be better, but it’s a start and it has its moments. The Miami Herald has more details about whodunnit.
Rank this Week: 15

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
Rank this Week: 28

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Sep 2

    Actually, research shows that guns do kill people

    Actually, research shows that guns do kill people
    Franklin Zimring cited in Daily Commercial, August 29, 2015 Almost two decades ago, Franklin Zimring, a longtime researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, and a colleague, Gordon Hawkins, showed that the U.S. doesn’t have an…
  • Sep 2

    Police to institute sexual violence unit

    Police to institute sexual violence unit
    Kim Thuy Seelinger quoted in New Vision, August 26, 2015 “Most gender desks in police stations are manned by unqualified personnel who in most cases are reassigned to other duties, leaving gender violence cases unattended.” she…
  • Sep 2

    Worried biotech advocates swarm to prenatal testing fight

    Worried biotech advocates swarm to prenatal testing fight
    Peter Menell cited in The Recorder (registration required), August 27, 2015 “There is serious risk that failure to engage this issue at this juncture could set the patent system on a dire course,” say UC-Berkeley Law professor…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 30

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 33

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    Learning from Unrealized versus Realized Price

    Learning from Unrealized versus Realized Price
    Kathleen Ngangoue and Georg Weizsacker are Learning from Unrealized versus Realized Prices. ABSTRACT: Our market experiment investigates the extent to which traders learn from the price, differentiating between situations where orders are…
  • Sep 3

    Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence

    Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence
    Yongmin Chen, University of Colorado at Boulder and Michael Riordan, Columbia University explore Prices, Profits, and Preference Dependence. ABSTRACT: We develop a new approach to discrete choice demand for differentiated products, using…
  • Sep 3

    'Private Enforcement of Competition law, The Hidden Story Part II: Competition Litigation Settlements in the UK, 2008-2012

    'Private Enforcement of Competition law, The Hidden Story Part II: Competition Litigation Settlements in the UK, 2008-2012
    Barry J Rodger, University of Strathclyde, examines Private Enforcement of Competition law, The Hidden Story Part II: Competition Litigation Settlements in the UK, 2008-2012. ABSTRACT: In the UK, competition law disputes which are made…
Rank this Week: 37

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/
  • Sep 3

    Brennan on Christian Constituitonalism

    Brennan on Christian Constituitonalism
    Patrick McKinley Brennan (Villanova University School of Law) has posted An Essay on Christian Constitutionalism: Building in the Divine Style, for the Common Good(s) (Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Sep 3

    Shanor on First Amendment Protections for Commercial Interest

    Shanor on First Amendment Protections for Commercial Interest
    Amanda Shanor (Yale Law School) has posted The New Lochner on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Commercial interests are increasingly laying claim, often successfully, to First Amendment protections. Once the mainstay of political liberty, the…
  • Sep 3

    Blutman on Customary International Law

    Blutman on Customary International Law
    László Blutman (University of Szeged - Faculty of Law) has posed Law in Mind: Towards an Explanatory Framework for Customary International Law (Hungarian Yearbook of International Law and European Law 2014. Eleven Publishing, The Hague…
Rank this Week: 41

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.
    Jack AyerProfessor EmeritusUCD Law SchoolJdayer@ucdavIs.eduBegin forwarded message:From: Jean Alvares <alvaresj@MAIL.MONTCLAIR.EDU>Date: July 10, 2015 at 3:45:26 AM PDTTo: CLASSICS-L@LSV.UKY.EDUSubject: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as…
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
Rank this Week: 44

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 2

    ESIL/PluriCourts Women in International Law Happy Hour

    ESIL/PluriCourts Women in International Law Happy Hour
    Friday 11 September 2015, from 17:30 to 19:30 Location: Domus Media, Kjerka (University of Oslo) Professor Cecilia M. Bailliet and Assistant Professor Chiara Giorgetti warmly welcome women interested in studying or practicing International…
  • Aug 22

    Read On! Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law

    Read On! Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law
    Simone Hutter, Starvation as a Weapon – Domestic Policies of Deliberate Starvation as a Means to an End under International Law, Brill / Nijhoff 2015 The media’s fondness for images of cracked earth and withered crops gives…
  • Aug 22

    Introducing Simone Hutter

    Introducing Simone Hutter
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Simone Hutter as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Simone is a legal analyst who supports ECOFACT’s environmental and social due diligence team with her expertise in human rights. Prior to…
Rank this Week: 47

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 51

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    More On Law School Tuition Discounting

    More On Law School Tuition Discounting
    Following up on last week's post, Average Private Law School Tuition Discount Approaches 50%: preLaw, Which Law Schools Discount Tuition the Most?: What you see is not what you get when it comes to law school tuition. In fact, the average law…
  • Sep 3

    ABA Names Tanina Rostain 2015 Legal Rebel

    ABA Names Tanina Rostain 2015 Legal Rebel
    Tanina Rostain (Georgetown) has named a 2015 Legal Rebel by the ABA Journal: Professor Tanina Rostain has made a 180-degree turn in her work on the ethics of lawyering. For nearly 20 years she pushed to reform organizational pressures that…
  • Sep 3

    Registration Is Open For Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Right

    Registration Is Open For Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Right
    Registration is now open for the Inaugural International Conference on Taxpayer Rights in Washington, D.C. on November 18-19, 2015 (agenda): The National Taxpayer Advocate of the Internal Revenue Service is convening the Inaugural…
Rank this Week: 54

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Recalcitrant Kentucky County Clerk Jailed For Contempt; Deputies Will Issue Marriage License

    Recalcitrant Kentucky County Clerk Jailed For Contempt; Deputies Will Issue Marriage License
    In Ashland, Kentucky today, federal district judge David Bunning ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to be remanded to the custody of U.S. Marshals after she told the court that her religious objections to same-sex marriage prevent her from…
  • Sep 3

    EEOC Complaint Alleges Failure To Accommodate Muslim Flight Attendant

    EEOC Complaint Alleges Failure To Accommodate Muslim Flight Attendant
    According to Michigan Radio, a complaint was filed this week with the EEOC by  Charee Stanley, a Muslim flight attendant now on unpaid leave from ExpressJet.  When Stanley converted to Islam two years ago, she arranged for fellow…
  • Sep 3

    Case Again Examines NLRB Jurisdiction Over Religious College

    Case Again Examines NLRB Jurisdiction Over Religious College
    Last year in the Pacific Lutheran University case, the National Labor Relations Board developed a new test for when it will assert jurisdiction over a religiously-affiliated college. Even if the college holds itself out as providing a…
Rank this Week: 65

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 3

    Senate Democrats Press SEC on Companies’ Political Donation

    Senate Democrats Press SEC on Companies’ Political Donation
    Sigh: Nearly every Senate Democrat on Monday called on the Securities and Exchange Commission to require corporations to disclose their political spending. Forty-four Senate Democrats made the push... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Sep 3

    Todd Zywicki on Dodd-Frank at Age 5: Are We More Stable?

    Todd Zywicki on Dodd-Frank at Age 5: Are We More Stable?
    Todd J. Zywicki (George Mason University School of Law) has posted The Dodd-Frank Act Five Years Later: Are We More Stable?: Abstract: This congressional testimony summarizes the effects on consumers... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Sep 3

    Lisa Fairfax for SEC Commissioner

    Lisa Fairfax for SEC Commissioner
    My friend Lisa Fairfax apparently is Elizabeth Warren's first choice to be an SEC Commissioner: The Obama administration is considering a law professor favored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.)... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 73

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Goluboff on the NAACP and Labor Litigation in the 1940

    Goluboff on the NAACP and Labor Litigation in the 1940
    Risa Goluboff, University of Virginia Law School, has posted an item from her backlist: “Let Economic Equality Take Care of Itself': The NAACP, Labor Litigation, and the Making of Civil Rights in the 1940s, which appeared in the UCLA…
  • Sep 2

    The Supreme Court and Reconstruction

    The Supreme Court and Reconstruction
    Leon Silverman Lectures of the Supreme Court Historical Society continue this autumn with two more on the Supreme Court and Reconstruction.  On October 14, 2015, Laura Edwards, the Peabody Family Professor of History at Duke University,…
  • Sep 2

    Sparrow, Novak, and Sawyer, eds., "Boundaries of the State in US History"

    Sparrow, Novak, and Sawyer, eds., &quot;Boundaries of the State in US History&quot;
    Here's a book that I have been eagerly looking forward to reading, now available from the University of Chicago Press: Boundaries of the State in US History, edited by James T. Sparrow (University of Chicago), William J. Novak (University of…
Rank this Week: 74

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 92

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Sep 2

    Federal Judge Permits Uber Class Action

    Federal Judge Permits Uber Class Action
    In a detailed, 68-page decision a federal district court in the Northern District of California permitted a class action to proceed against Uber on the question of whether drivers are employees or independent contractors. The decision, issued…
  • Sep 1

    EEOC Finds "Continuing Pattern" of Pay Discrimination at U. Denver Law School

    EEOC Finds &quot;Continuing Pattern&quot; of Pay Discrimination at U. Denver Law School
    The Denver Post reported yesterday that the EEOC has threatened to sue the University of Denver's law school over what the commission calls a "continuing pattern" of paying female professors less than their male colleagues. In a…
  • Sep 1

    Contracting Out of Public Policy

    Contracting Out of Public Policy
    A doctor, upset about the outcome of a pregnancy, threatened to report to the hospital the conduct of certain nurses whom he thought had contributed to the death of the baby. He also disclosed to the mother what he believed...
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • Sep 2

    The Long-Term Promise of Privacy Federalism, Part 2

    The Long-Term Promise of Privacy Federalism, Part 2
    Yesterday, guest blogger Bilyana Petkova summarized some of her arguments in favor of “privacy federalism,” i.e., temporary state-level regulation of privacy matters, a topic she addresses more fully in a forthcoming article on…
  • Sep 2

    Google Books Defeats Copyright Lawsuit Using 512(c)–Avdeef v. Google

    Google Books Defeats Copyright Lawsuit Using 512(c)&ndash;Avdeef v. Google
    The wheels of justice move slowly. To wit, the main Authors Guild vs. Google Books litigation has been percolating in the courts for almost a decade (September 20 is the 10 year anniversary–how do you plan to celebrate?!). Despite…
  • Sep 1

    Sisterly Online Squabbling Isn’t Criminal Stalking–People v. Selinger

    Sisterly Online Squabbling Isn&rsquo;t Criminal Stalking&ndash;People v. Selinger
    This is a stalking and harassment case. The complainant’s allegations are below: I observed a photograph of a telephone number and a caption stating, “Found on the street. No.callme # anytakers? # foragoodtime.” posted on…
Rank this Week: 91

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 3

    Should People Create A “VSED” Advanced Directive When Planning For Dementia Possibility?

    Should People Create A “VSED” Advanced Directive When Planning For Dementia Possibility?
    This article discusses some of emerging debates surrounding VSED (voluntary stopping eating and drinking) advanced directives. People who expect that they might suffer from some form of dementia or other type of severe illness later in life…
  • Sep 3

    Copy Of Former Sheriff’s Will Being Contested By Son

    Copy Of Former Sheriff’s Will Being Contested By Son
    The only child of a former Bucks County Sheriff is contesting his father’s photocopied will. Thomas French Jr. has recently filed a petition in the Bucks County Orphan’s Court that accuses his father’s widow of submitting a forged and…
  • Sep 3

    Ways To Reduce Estate Planning Stre

    Ways To Reduce Estate Planning Stre
    Setting up an estate plan can be a stressful task for many people that are living busy lives. Planning for death can be a morbid topic and people will often procrastinate on making important decisions. It is very important to...
Rank this Week: 100

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/
  • Sep 3

    Today&#039;s Headlines and Commentary

    Today&amp;#039;s Headlines and Commentary
    Tanks returned to Tiananmen Square earlier today, but this time to celebrate an ascendant China as well as the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. With fighter jets and helicopters soaring overhead and tanks, troops, and ballistic…
  • Sep 3

    Rational Security: The "Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend" Edition

    Rational Security: The "Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend" Edition
    Gen. David Petraeus has a new plan for fighting ISIS. Is it smart or is it totally nuts? Tamara talks about a new article by William McCants that takes us deep inside the mind and menace of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-declared…
  • Sep 3

    Kangaroo v. Drone!

    Kangaroo v. Drone!
    In case what was missing from your Thursday was a video of a kangaroo punching a drone out of the sky!
Rank this Week: 96

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/
  • Sep 3

    Kim Davis (not Jim or Garfield) jailed for contempt

    Kim Davis (not Jim or Garfield) jailed for contempt
    Judge David Bunning has held Kim Davis in contempt and had her jailed. Bunning apparently pointed to the fact that members of the public are raising money to cover the fines (damn crowd-funding) as evidence that fines alone would not work.…
  • Sep 3

    Affirmative consent and switching the burden of proof

    Affirmative consent and switching the burden of proof
    I have been thinking a lot about affirmative consent in sex cases. I understand why advocates want affirmative consent as a policy matter; certainly, people should ensure that they are only having sex with partners who actually want to be…
  • Sep 3

    Tinkering with the machinery of marriage

    Tinkering with the machinery of marriage
    Jonathan Adler explains why Kim Davis cannot, and should not be able to, use her personal religious beliefs to refuse to issue licenses to same-sex couples; if her conscience prevents her from doing this, she must resign. Adler points to a…
Rank this Week: 104

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/
  • Sep 2

    Religious Marriage v. Legal Marriage

    Religious Marriage v. Legal Marriage
    While I fully expect most readers here to understand the distinction between "religious marriage" and "legal marriage" (or "civil marriage"), it is perfectly clear that a large segment of American society does…
  • Sep 2

    Common Rule NPRM Finally Out (& the Ethics of Cause Lawyers Advising Clients to Disobey Preliminary Injunctions)

    Common Rule NPRM Finally Out (&amp; the Ethics of Cause Lawyers Advising Clients to Disobey Preliminary Injunctions)
    I'd begun a blog post about claims (see Mark Joseph Stern in Slate and Howard Wasserman at Prawfs) that the cause lawyers representing Rowan County, KY County Clerk Kim Davis acted unethically by "advis[ing] her," according to…
  • Sep 1

    Yale Seeks Director For Liman Program

    Yale Seeks Director For Liman Program
    From an email message that I received earlier this week: Yale Law School established the Liman Program in 1997 to honor its 1957 graduate, Arthur Liman. The Liman Program funds post-graduate and summer fellowships; teaches classes at Yale Law…
Rank this Week: 102

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 3

    International Students in the United State

    International Students in the United State
    “SEVIS by the Numbers,” a quarterly report on international students studying in the United States, was released Thursday, Sept. 3 by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s…
  • Sep 3

    "Home" by Warsan Shire

    &quot;Home&quot; by Warsan Shire
    "Home" by Warsan Shire is your must read of the day. It offers a powerful message in the wake of the widely-publicized photo of 3-year old Aylan Kurdi's body, washed upon the shores of Turkey. Shire writes: you have to...
  • Sep 3

    New Americans Campaign Celebrates Citizenship Day

    New Americans Campaign Celebrates Citizenship Day
    In September, hundreds of lawful permanent residents throughout the country will take the first step towards becoming United States citizens by attending free or low-cost events as part of the New Americans Campaign. This month, New Americans…
Rank this Week: 111

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
  • Sep 3

    Affirmative Consent and Burden Shifting

    Affirmative Consent and Burden Shifting
    Tamara Rice Lave has a thoughtful post at Prawfsblawg about affirmative consent standards in sexual assault cases. She contends that application of such standards amount to a burden shift to the defendant. From her post: The case I am…
  • Sep 2

    No Questions Asked

    No Questions Asked
    In going through what happened to the original parchments of the Bill of Rights, I’ve come across another oddity that I’d like to share. The Library of Congress and the New York Public Library both hold originals from 1789.…
  • Sep 2

    Handshakes and Smiles: Founder Feuds from Snapchat to Facebook

    Handshakes and Smiles: Founder Feuds from Snapchat to Facebook
    In 2011, Frank Reginald “Reggie” Brown, IV was an English major at Stanford University, living in the Kimball Hall dormitory. There Brown conceived of an idea for a mobile device application that would let people send…
Rank this Week: 133

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
  • Jul 17

    Axel Honneth, “Three, Not Two, Concepts of Liberty”

    Axel Honneth, “Three, Not Two, Concepts of Liberty”
    Even for those among us who are not altogether convinced by Isaiah Berlin's famous essay "Two Concepts of Liberty," it has by now become commonplace to adopt a distinction between "negative" and "positive" liberties that largely coincides…
  • Jun 29

    William H. J. Hubbard, “Newtonian Law and Economics, Quantum Law and Economics, and ...”

    William H. J. Hubbard, “Newtonian Law and Economics, Quantum Law and Economics, and ...”
    “Newtonian Law and Economics, Quantum Law and Economics, and the Search for a Theory of Relativity” At this law school, “law and economics” is a mantra. But what is the “economics” in “law and…
  • Jun 11

    Aziz Huq, “Hobby Lobby and the Psychology of Corporate Rights”

    Aziz Huq, “Hobby Lobby and the Psychology of Corporate Rights”
    After the Hobby Lobby and Citizens United decisions, a robust public debate has emerged over corporate constitutional rights. Prof. Huq discusses ongoing empirical research about how the Hobby Lobby case has influenced public perceptions not…
Rank this Week: 142

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
  • Jun 25

    Reflection

    Reflection
    Originally posted on American Civil Rights Movement Immersion Program:On reflection, the American Civil Rights Immersion Program maintained a three-pronged mission. To walk in the footsteps of the heroes of the historical Civil Rights…
  • Jun 12

    An unfortunate incident, a teachable moment

    An unfortunate incident, a teachable moment
    Below is a letter I sent to students and parents of Phillips Academy in response to an unfortunate incident involving a group of our recent graduates. On Sunday, we celebrated Commencement in our 237th year under blue skies. We graduated…
  • Apr 2

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015
    The long flights to and from East Asia this Spring Break afforded time to catch up on a stack of books I’ve been meaning to read for a while.  For this Spring’s Head of School bookshelf, I’ve selected a series ……
Rank this Week: 134

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 3

    Robots Lay Three Times as Many Bricks as Construction Workers | MIT Technology Review

    Robots Lay Three Times as Many Bricks as Construction Workers | MIT Technology Review
    Construction workers on some sites are getting new, non-union help. SAM – short for semi-automated mason – is a robotic bricklayer being used to increase productivity as it works with human masons. via www.technologyreview.com…
  • Sep 3

    Image of Drowned Syrian Boy Echoes Around World - WSJ

    Image of Drowned Syrian Boy Echoes Around World - WSJ
    “My kids were the most beautiful children in the world,” he said outside the morgue. “They woke me up every morning to play with them. They are all gone now. Now all I want to do is sit next to...
  • Sep 3

    A natural progression?

    A natural progression?
    We had her. Then her. Then afterwards her. Now her. And next her? Seems like some sort of trend, perhaps. What does it all mean?
Rank this Week: 160

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: 158

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/
  • Aug 28

    Macey-Dare on English Derivatives Litgation

    Macey-Dare on English Derivatives Litgation
    Rupert Macey-Dare has posted Key Derivatives Cases 2015 on SSRN with the following abstract: The paper considers key derivatives cases in the English courts from 2015, namely: Wani v Royal Bank of Scotland, Dexia v Commune di Prato, Enasarco…
  • Aug 17

    Registration Open for 2015 Central States Law Schools Association Conference

    Registration Open for 2015 Central States Law Schools Association Conference
    Please note the following Conference announcement: Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2015 Scholarship Conference, on Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 at The University of Toledo College of Law…
  • Aug 17

    Faculty Opening: University of Iowa College of Law

    Faculty Opening: University of Iowa College of Law
    I received the following notice that may be of interest to some of this blog's readers: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA COLLEGE OF LAW anticipates hiring several tenured/tenure track faculty members and clinical faculty members (including a director…
Rank this Week: 161

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/
  • May 8

    Satirical Ad Campaign Takes Aim at Chile's Extreme Abortion Ban

    Satirical Ad Campaign Takes Aim at Chile's Extreme Abortion Ban
    The Daily Beast: Chile’s Shocking DIY Abortion Ad Campaign, by Nina Strochlic: A viral satirical campaign—which shows women going to awful measures to “accidentally” lose a pregnancy—is critiquing the country’s strict…
  • May 8

    Fear of Parental Disapproval Leads Teens To Forgo Birth Control

    Fear of Parental Disapproval Leads Teens To Forgo Birth Control
    CNN: Survey says teens skip birth control because they fear parental judgment, by Kelly Wallace: Parents, if the following finding doesn't make you sit up and take notice when it comes to talking to your kids about sex and birth...
  • May 8

    New Study on Premature Babies and the Viability Standard in Abortion Law

    New Study on Premature Babies and the Viability Standard in Abortion Law
    TIME: How a New Study on Premature Babies Could Influence the Abortion Debate, by Eliza Gray: A new study showing that a tiny percentage of extremely premature babies born at 22 weeks can survive with extensive medical intervention could…
Rank this Week: 167

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 3

    AODA, the Customer Service Standard, and Service Animals: Part 2- What Is Required?

    AODA, the Customer Service Standard, and Service Animals: Part 2- What Is Required?
    This is Part 2 in a series looking at the requirements related to “service animals” under the Accessibility Standards for Customer Service, Ontario Regulation 429/07 (the “Standards”) of the Accessibility for Ontarians…
  • Sep 3

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Beggs and Kauffman on Alternative Legal Career Path

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Beggs and Kauffman on Alternative Legal Career Path
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Sep 3

    Fighting Hate Speech

    Fighting Hate Speech
    The Quebec government tabled Bill 59, An Act to enact the Act to prevent and combat hate speech and speech inciting violence and to amend various legislative provisions to better protect individuals on June 10, 2015. The Bill prohibits…
Rank this Week: 178

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 180

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 195

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Sep 3

    Justice Kennedy's Human Rights Decision

    Justice Kennedy's Human Rights Decision
    Yesterday's post by Jeremiah Ho analyzed the majority and dissenting Obergefell opinions. Today's post discusses why the majority opinion is part of the progression of Human Rights Law in U.S: LGBTQ advocates need not contort Kennedy’s…
  • Sep 2

    #Love Win

    #Love Win
    By Jeremiah Ho There has been much criticism over the emotional rhetoric of Justice Kennedy’s majority decision in Obergefell v. Hodges—especially when comparing it to the seemingly more rigorous language in the dissenting…
  • Sep 1

    UN Meets for First Time to Discuss LGBT Issue

    UN Meets for First Time to Discuss LGBT Issue
    On August 24, 2015, U.S Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and her Chilean counterpart Ambassador Cristian Barros Melet held the first ever U.N. Security Council meeting on LGBT rights. A primary focus of the meeting was the…
Rank this Week: 189

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/
  • Sep 3

    Wal-Mart and the Social License to Operate

    Wal-Mart and the Social License to Operate
    Has Wal-Mart reformed? Last week I blogged about whether conscious consumers or class actions can really change corporate behavior, especially in the areas of corporate social responsibility or human rights. I ended that post by asking…
  • Sep 2

    Calling All M&A Instructors: Request for Practical Teaching Tool

    Calling All M&amp;A Instructors: Request for Practical Teaching Tool
    As many readers already know, I teach Corporate Finance in the fall semester as a three-credit-hour planning and drafting seminar. The course is designed to teach students various contexts in which valuations are used in the legal practice of…
  • Sep 1

    Ten Promises For New (and Old) Law Professors to Consider

    Ten Promises For New (and Old) Law Professors to Consider
    A couple weeks a go, I wrote Ten Promises For New Law Students to Consider, which discussed the promises I made to myself when I went to law school. It seems to me appropriate that I should follow up with...
Rank this Week: 218

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/
Rank this Week: 212

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    TM/right of publicity mismatch claims another video game victim

    TM/right of publicity mismatch claims another video game victim
    Virag, SRL v. Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, No. 3:15-cv-01729 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 21, 2015) In yet another demonstration of the ridiculous mismatch between right of publicity law and trademark law, Sony wins dismissal of trademark…
  • Sep 2

    Do implicit falsity plaintiffs have to plead the existence of a survey?

    Do implicit falsity plaintiffs have to plead the existence of a survey?
    Vincent v. Utah Plastic Surgery Society, --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2015 WL 5090868, No. 13–4146 (10th Cir. Aug. 31, 2015) Plaintiffs (cosmetic surgeons) sued defendants (plastic surgeons) for false advertising under the Lanham Act and…
  • Sep 1

    Announcement: Howard U Entertainment/Sports Law conference, Sept. 18-19

    Announcement: Howard U Entertainment/Sports Law conference, Sept. 18-19
    On September 18-19, 2015 Howard University School of Law is hosting a national conference focusing on entertainment, arts, and sports law. It will be held at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. The conference agenda is below. Online…
Rank this Week: 234

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/
  • Sep 3

    "Justice Dept. to Require Warrants for Some Cellphone Tracking"

    &quot;Justice Dept. to Require Warrants for Some Cellphone Tracking&quot;
    From The New York Times: The Justice Department will regularly require federal agents to seek warrants before using secretive equipment that can locate and track cellphones, the agency announced Thursday, the first regulations on an…
  • Sep 3

    "Over 80,000 US prisoners in solitary confinement"

    &quot;Over 80,000 US prisoners in solitary confinement&quot;
    The story is at Jurist: The Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA) [official website], in partnership with the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program at Yale Law School[website] released [press release] a report [PDF] Wednesday…
  • Sep 3

    Westen on Retributive Desert as Fair Play

    Westen on Retributive Desert as Fair Play
    Peter K. Westen (University of Michigan Law School) has posted Retributive Desert as Fair Play (Kimberly Ferzan & Stephen Morse, Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore (Oxford: Oxford University Press,…
Rank this Week: 257

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    SECOND CIRCUIT ANALYTICS FOR BRADY VS. NFL

    SECOND CIRCUIT ANALYTICS FOR BRADY VS. NFL
    Median duration of appeal = 10.0 months·      This is germane to the question of whether the Second Circuit will be in a position decide Brady vs. NFL prior to the end of the 2015 season. The losing side will…
  • Sep 2

    Getting ready to teach Deflategate at the University of New Hampshire

    Getting ready to teach Deflategate at the University of New Hampshire
    Tonight I teach my first Deflategate class at the University of New Hampshire. There will be more than 70 students in attendance and at least three TV camera crews, including FOX Sports 1 and Katie Nolan, will be there as well to film…
  • Aug 30

    Preview of Tom Brady's court hearing on Monday

    Preview of Tom Brady's court hearing on Monday
    Monday is a big day for Tom Brady and his case against the NFL. Here's my Sports Illustrated preview on what to expect in the court hearing and where the case could be headed. I appreciate the excellent insights from John Greabe, Daniel…
Rank this Week: 254

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Sep 1

    Wyndham Decision Highlights FTC Role in Cybersecurity: Legal and Policy Consideration

    Wyndham Decision Highlights FTC Role in Cybersecurity: Legal and Policy Consideration
    On August 24, the Third Circuit issued its much anticipated decision in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., holding that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has authority to challenge cybersecurity practices under its statutory…
  • Aug 28

    Suprema v. ITC: The Case for Chevron Deference

    Suprema v. ITC: The Case for Chevron Deference
    Recently, the en banc Federal Circuit decided in Suprema, Inc. v. ITC that the International Trade Commission could properly prevent the importation of articles that infringe under an indirect liability theory. The core of the dispute in…
  • Aug 27

    The essence of Josh Wright’s FTC tenure was to ensure that benefits outweigh costs; the rest is commentary

    The essence of Josh Wright’s FTC tenure was to ensure that benefits outweigh costs; the rest is commentary
    As the organizer of this retrospective on Josh Wright’s tenure as FTC Commissioner, I have the (self-conferred) honor of closing out the symposium. When Josh was confirmed I wrote that: The FTC will benefit enormously from Josh’s…
Rank this Week: 243

JURIST - Forum

JURIST - Forum

Op-eds on legal news by law professors and JURIST special guests.

http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/forumy/index.php
  • Apr 27

    Arizona Legalizes Racial Profiling

    Arizona Legalizes Racial Profiling
    JURIST Contributing Editor Marjorie Cohn of Thomas Jefferson School of Law says that Arizona's new immigration legislation - requiring law enforcement officers to stop everyone whom they have “reasonable suspicion” to believe is an…
  • Apr 22

    The Iraqi High Court's Understated Rise to Legitimacy

    The Iraqi High Court's Understated Rise to Legitimacy
    JURIST Contributing Editor Haider Ala Hamoudi of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that a look at recent decisions by Iraq's Federal Supreme Court illustrates the court's growing authority as an independent and legitimate voice…
  • Apr 21

    Is Health Care Reform Constitutional?

    Is Health Care Reform Constitutional?
    JURIST Guest Columnist Sallie Sanford of the University of Washington School of Law says that although challenges to the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are valuable for inspiring dialogue within and…
Rank this Week: 246

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Sep 3

    Sunstein: In Praise of Law Review

    Sunstein: In Praise of Law Review
    Cass Sunstein (Harvard) has posted his essay, "In Praise of Law Reviews (And Jargon-Filled, Academic Writing)," on SSRN. The abstract reads: Many people, including many lawyers and judges, disparage law reviews (and the books that…
  • Aug 20

    "The Luckiest Court in the Universe"

    &quot;The Luckiest Court in the Universe&quot;
    Daniel Nazer at techdirt.com reports that if patent litigation cases were evenly distributed among the 94 federal district courts in the United States, each court would have 33 such cases filed so far this year. As it happens, the Eastern...
  • Aug 19

    Gallup Poll Indicates Support For Unions Are Increasing

    Gallup Poll Indicates Support For Unions Are Increasing
    On August 17, 2015, Gallup released the following: Americans' approval of labor unions has jumped five percentage points to 58% over the past year, and is now at its highest point since 2008, when 59% approved. In the interim, the...
Rank this Week: 301

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 3

    Meanwhile, in Kentucky

    Meanwhile, in Kentucky
    By Michael DorfMy editors at Verdict were kind enough to rush-publish my column on the Kim Davis case. The column is here. I'll have some further thoughts on the broad issue of when, if ever, government officials are entitled to religious…
  • Sep 3

    Bakers, Florists, Psychics, and the Structure of Libertarian Thought

    Bakers, Florists, Psychics, and the Structure of Libertarian Thought
    by Michael DorfThis is my third and final installment of my mini-series on the American Sociological Association meeting. (Earlier installments appear here and here.) I'll begin by repeating a finding that was reported on my plenary…
  • Sep 2

    More On the Endowment Effect and Athletic Ability

    More On the Endowment Effect and Athletic Ability
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss the recent ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the final appeals court for global sports, that Dutee Chand, a female sprinter, may now may compete in women's track and…
Rank this Week: 307

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/
  • Sep 3

    Privilege and Internal Investigation

    Privilege and Internal Investigation
    Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal ran an interesting story about several cases in which U.S. courts refused to recognize the attorney-client privilege for communications between in-house counsel and overseas companies. The article…
  • Aug 26

    Call for Papers: 2015 ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute Roundtable

    Call for Papers: 2015 ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute Roundtable
    Once again, the ABA Criminal Justice Section Academics Committee will host work-in-progress roundtables at the annual Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute in Washington, DC. The roundtables will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from…
  • Aug 13

    SEC ALJs: An Enforcement Fast-Track is Hitting the Constitutional Skid

    SEC ALJs: An Enforcement Fast-Track is Hitting the Constitutional Skid
    Guest Bloggers - Peter Hardy, Abe Rein and Carolyn Kendall On Wednesday, Judge Berman of the Southern District of New York issued an order preliminarily enjoining the SEC from pursuing an administrative proceeding – an in-house trial before…
Rank this Week: 302