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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 3

    Go on! European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD)

    Go on! European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD)
    By Ingunn Ikdahl & Morag Goodwin In January this year, a European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD) was launched. EDOLAD is a unique doctoral programme, developed by 6 universities. The 3-year programme aims to make a…
  • Mar 3

    Introducing Ingunn Ikdahl

    Introducing Ingunn Ikdahl
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Ingunn Ikdahl as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Ingunn has been an associate professor at the University of Oslo, Department of Public and International Law, since 2014. In addition, she…
  • Mar 3

    Welcoming back Anna Dolidze

    Welcoming back Anna Dolidze
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Anna Dolidze back as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Anna is an Assistant Professor of Law at Western University, where she teaches Property Law and Public International Law. Prior to joining Western…
Rank this Week: 28

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Mar 3

    "Fishy SOX: Overcriminalization's New Harm Paradigm"

    "Fishy SOX: Overcriminalization's New Harm Paradigm"
    The title of this post is the title of this new paper by Todd Haugh available via SSRN. The piece argues that the recently decided Yates case is more consequential than the standard fish shory. Here is the abstract: The...
  • Mar 3

    Prez policing task force calls for a "National Crime and Justice Task Force"

    Prez policing task force calls for a "National Crime and Justice Task Force"
    As reported widely (see here and here), the task force appointed in December by President Obama to examine modern policing released a big report on Monday with lots of detailed reform recommendations. Everyone interested in policing issues…
  • Mar 3

    Jury seated and ready for opening arguments in Boston bombing trial

    Jury seated and ready for opening arguments in Boston bombing trial
    As reported in this AP article, to culminate "two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev." Here…
Rank this Week: 97

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

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

    Serial Plaintiff Hilary Kramer has sued to block $100 billion in M&A deal

    Serial Plaintiff Hilary Kramer has sued to block $100 billion in M&A deal
    Reuters profiles serial shareholder litigant Hilary Kramer whose many lawsuits have netted shareholders zero--as in nothing, nada, zilch--but her lawyers "got a payout for every settlement. Firms... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Mar 3

    Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Shareholder Letter Annotated by Experts in Wall Street Journal

    Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Shareholder Letter Annotated by Experts in Wall Street Journal
    Larry Hamermesh reports that: Warren Buffett’s latest letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders is annotated in The Wall Street Journal by 30 professors, authors, and investors. The post also has a... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Mar 3

    Leading business groups rebuke SEC Chair Mary Jo White

    Leading business groups rebuke SEC Chair Mary Jo White
    Keith Paul Bishop has the details on their critique of the SEC's reversal of position in the Whole Foods shareholder fight: ... a coalition of some 17 different organizations ... denounced the SEC’s... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 59

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Mar 3

    Sweetbriar College to Close its Door

    Sweetbriar College to Close its Door
    Unexpectedly, Sweet Briar College has decided that its time has come. According to its leaders: Sweet Briar officials cited overarching challenges that the college has been unable to handle: the lack of interest from female high school…
  • Mar 3

    Does Plain English Make a Difference to Clients?

    Does Plain English Make a Difference to Clients?
    According to an empirical study by Christopher Trudeau, the answer is yes. I think his 2012 article deserves greater attention--The Public Speaks: An Empirical Study of Legal Communication, 14 The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing 121 (2012)…
  • Mar 2

    Washington & Lee Makes Economic Change

    Washington & Lee Makes Economic Change
    The Lexington law school has announced a number of operational changes designed to remedy budget concerns. From JDJournal, here is a list: First-year classes featuring 100 students will be enrolled at the school starting with the 2015-2016…
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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

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Tougher Rules for Retirement Broker

    Tougher Rules for Retirement Broker
    President Barack Obama has thrown the weight of the White House behind his plan that would make it difficult for brokers to push higher fee mutual funds or other expensive products on people saving for retirement. The plan to be...
  • Mar 3

    Problems With Boilerplate Advance Directive

    Problems With Boilerplate Advance Directive
    An advance directive is a legally valid form that enables a person to choose the type of medical care he or she wishes to receive. It goes into effect when that person is no longer able to speak for himself....
  • Mar 3

    CLE on Effective Use of Trust Protector

    CLE on Effective Use of Trust Protector
    The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) is presenting a CLE entitled, Effective Use of Trust Protectors: An Evolving Role, Tuesday March 24, 2015, 12:30 – 1:30pm, online and by phone. Here is why you should attend:…
Rank this Week: 56

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Mar 3

    Text All The Way Down: Why the Government Should Prevail in King v. Burwell

    Text All The Way Down: Why the Government Should Prevail in King v. Burwell
    By Eric SegallI had the pleasure of debating Professor Jonathan Adler of Case Western Reserve at the University of Pennsylvania on Monday afternoon on the issue of King v. Burwell and the legality of federal subsidies on federal exchanges…
  • Mar 3

    Is the Best Path to Prosperity Too Boring to Talk About? Tom Palley Doesn't Think So

    Is the Best Path to Prosperity Too Boring to Talk About? Tom Palley Doesn't Think So
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananDuring the Great Recession and its punishing aftermath, the most obvious place to begin any policy discussion was with government spending and taxing, aka fiscal policy.  Fiscal policy can seem boring…
  • Mar 2

    King v. Burwell Pre-Mortem: The Spending Clause Question

    King v. Burwell Pre-Mortem: The Spending Clause Question
    by Michael DorfSo much has been said already about the statutory interpretation issue in King v. Burwell (which will be argued on Wednesday), that I thought it might be worth jumping ahead a bit to consider an issue that might arise in the…
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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/
  • Mar 3

    The First Circuit’s Mandamus Ruling in U.S. v. Tsarnaev

    The First Circuit’s Mandamus Ruling in U.S. v. Tsarnaev
    A couple of weeks ago I recapped the Tsarnaev mandamus oral argument. And on Friday, the First Circuit panel that heard the arguments—composed of Chief Judge Sandra Lynch, and Judges Juan Torruella and Jeffrey Howard—released a…
  • Mar 3

    3/3 Session #3: To Reconsider

    3/3 Session #3: To Reconsider
    Lunch hour concludes at Guantanamo and at Fort Meade. Thus we come to AE248H, the prosecution’s motion to reconsider Judge Spath’s prior ruling, that granted a defense motion and excluded certain evidence of Al-Nashiri’s…
  • Mar 3

    Live: Herb Lin Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce Committee

    Live: Herb Lin Testifies Before House Energy and Commerce Committee
    Today at 2:00 pm, Lawfare’s Herb Lin, along with Richard Bejtlich and Gregory Shannon, will provide testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on “Understanding the Cyber Threat and Implications for the 21st Century…
Rank this Week: 75

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/
Rank this Week: 73

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/
  • Mar 3

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate
    Yesterday I attended the Coral Gables Forum candidates’ debate for Coral Gables Commission Group V election. This is the race with the most candidates, making the events most difficult – they’re not real debates, and every…
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
Rank this Week: 21

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Mason Presents Citizenship Taxation Today at NYU

    Mason Presents Citizenship Taxation Today at NYU
    Ruth Mason (Virginia) presents Citizenship Taxation at NYU today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Daniel Shaviro and Alan Viard: The United States is the only country that taxes its citizens’ worldwide income, even when…
  • Mar 3

    Weinzierl Presents Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation Today at Georgetown

    Weinzierl Presents Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation Today at Georgetown
    Matthew Weinzierl (Harvard Business School) presents Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation at Georgetown today as part of its Tax Law and Public Finance Workshop Series hosted by John Brooks, Itai Grinberg, and David…
  • Mar 3

    WaPo: The Role of Tax Lawyers, Tax Profs, and the Tax Press in the Fate of ObamaCare at the Supreme Court

    WaPo: The Role of Tax Lawyers, Tax Profs, and the Tax Press in the Fate of ObamaCare at the Supreme Court
    Washington Post, Six Words Might Decide the Fate of Obamacare at the Supreme Court: When the Supreme Court takes up the latest challenge to President Obama’s health-care law this week, how the justices interpret a six-word phrase in the…
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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/
  • Mar 3

    NASAA Offers Legislative Agenda for 114th Congre

    NASAA Offers Legislative Agenda for 114th Congre
    Details available here.
  • Mar 3

    This Week in Securities Litigation

    This Week in Securities Litigation
    The SEC Actions Blog has compiled This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending February 27, 2015).
  • Feb 23

    SEC Speaks 2015

    SEC Speaks 2015
    At SEC Speaks 2015 on February 20, 2015 in Washington, D.C., Chair Mary Jo White, Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar, Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher, Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar, and Commissioner Kara M. Stein delivered remarks. The texts of…
Rank this Week: 127

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/
  • Mar 3

    Hurt on Limited Liability Partnership Bankruptcy

    Hurt on Limited Liability Partnership Bankruptcy
    Christine Hurt (J. Reuben Clark School of Law, Brigham Young University) has posted The Limited Liability Partnership in Bankruptcy on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Brobeck. Dewey. Howrey. Heller. Thelen. Coudert Brothers. These brand-name law…
  • Mar 3

    Solum on Balkin

    Solum on Balkin
    Lawrence B. Solum (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted Faith and Fidelity: Originalism and the Possibility of Constitutional Redemption (Texas Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 147) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Could there be a progressive…
  • Mar 3

    Coenan on Combining Constitutional Clause

    Coenan on Combining Constitutional Clause
    Michael Coenen (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center) has posted Combining Constitutional Clauses (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 164 (2015, Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Some…
Rank this Week: 13

Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

A law blog by Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship James Gathii

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 3

    Israel, Iran and American Diplomacy

    Israel, Iran and American Diplomacy
    Some people are angry at Israel because they are against Israel. But some of us are angry because we care so much about its survival and think it is being stupid. Popular foreign policy here and everywhere is about waving swords and shooting…
  • Feb 24

    World-Wide Radiance of the American Melting Pot

    World-Wide Radiance of the American Melting Pot
    In this world the grossest of inhumanity is euphemistically described as ethnic cleansing. The mutli-directional genocide of the old Yugoslavia has become routine. Boko Haram takes aim at education and at religious difference in Africa,…
  • Feb 17

    The American Melting Pot

    The American Melting Pot
    I’d like to share with you some thoughts that came out of a short piece I was asked to write about the Roberts Court. I’d like to dedicate this commentary to Yusor Abu-Salha, who spoke on NPR’s Story Corps about how…
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Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Mar 3

    Obamacare Argument Preview

    Obamacare Argument Preview
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in King v. Burwell, the case testing whether the Affordable Care Act authorizes the IRS to provide subsidies to purchasers of health insurance on a…
  • Mar 2

    Can a State Use an Independent Redistricting Commission?

    Can a State Use an Independent Redistricting Commission?
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, the case testing whether Arizona can use an independent commission…
  • Mar 2

    Senate Republicans Say They Have a Health Care Plan

    Senate Republicans Say They Have a Health Care Plan
    Senators Orrin Hatch, Lamar Alexander, and John Barrasso wrote in WaPo that Republicans now have a plan for health care, should the Supreme Court strike the IRS subsidies for health-insurance purchasers on a federally facilitated exchange in…
Rank this Week: 129

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/
  • Mar 3

    Rush v. Sport Chalet (9th Cir. - March 3, 2015)

    Rush v. Sport Chalet (9th Cir. - March 3, 2015)
    When you read this Ninth Circuit opinion, it seems so obviously right.  How could the district court have gotten such a (relatively) simple thing as joinder so wrong?  Obviously the various defendants were related.  Or at least…
  • Feb 27

    City of San Marcos v. Loma San Marcos LLC (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 27, 2015)

    City of San Marcos v. Loma San Marcos LLC (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 27, 2015)
    It's not that I don't feel bad for the defendant in this case.  I do.  It turns out that it was the last holder in a game of hot potato.But a deal's a deal.  Even if it's a bad one.  So it loses the property.Shortened to…
  • Feb 26

    People v. Johnson (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Feb. 26, 2015)

    People v. Johnson (Cal. Supreme Ct. - Feb. 26, 2015)
    Can you guess what this appeal is about?  Can you guess the result?  Here are the first three sentences of the opinion:"A jury convicted defendant Jerrold Elwin Johnson of the first degree murder of Ellen Salling with the special…
Rank this Week: 84

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/
  • Mar 3

    Relative Standing in the Arizona Elections Clause Argument

    Relative Standing in the Arizona Elections Clause Argument
    On Monday, relative standing, or the idea that standing sometimes turns on who is the best plaintiff among the available options, made a brief but noteworthy appearance during oral argument at the Supreme Court. The case is Arizona State…
  • Mar 3

    Financing Higher Education

    Financing Higher Education
    Thanks to Howard and the Prawfsblawg community for hosting me this month! For some time, I have had an interest in (or possibly more accurately, an obsession with) the question of how we fund higher education--and especially the ethical…
  • Mar 3

    President's Policing Task Force Report

    President's Policing Task Force Report
    The President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing has released its Interim Report. If you are a criminal law scholar or someone concerned with the way policing affects our society, there is a lot to love in this 115 page trove of…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Mar 3

    Editorial practices at Philosophy & Public Affair

    Editorial practices at Philosophy & Public Affair
    MOVING TO FRONT FROM FEBRUARY 25--AN INTERESTING DISCUSSION IN THE COMMMENTS--SEE ESP. #25 FROM A COLLEAGUE OF MINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS Alan Patten, the editor of PPA and a professor of Politics at Princeton, kindly offered…
  • Mar 3

    "Portraits of American Philosophy"

    "Portraits of American Philosophy"
    This book, edited by Steven Cahn, contains essays by a number of prominent American philosophers, all past "Dewey Lectures" at the APA. Some of the essays are quite revealing, perhaps not always in ways their authors realize. I will be...
  • Mar 3

    Worldwide Jewish college judicial board conspiracy exposed...

    Worldwide Jewish college judicial board conspiracy exposed...
    ...at UCLA. I'd say more, but I have a conference call with the International Jewish Banking Conspiracy coming up... (Thanks to Jerry Dworkin for the pointer.)
Rank this Week: 122

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    The Nynas Case: The Interplay Between the Failing Firm Defence and the Counterfactual Method

    The Nynas Case: The Interplay Between the Failing Firm Defence and the Counterfactual Method
    Giorgio Castaldo (DG Comp) and Aleko Bogdanov (DG Comp) describe The Nynas Case: The Interplay Between the Failing Firm Defence and the Counterfactual Method. ABSTRACT: The failing firm defence is a specific occurrence of a counterfactual…
  • Mar 3

    Access to competition authorities’ files in private antitrust litigation

    Access to competition authorities’ files in private antitrust litigation
    Sebastian Peyer, University of Leiceter describes Access to competition authorities’ files in private antitrust litigation. ABSTRACT: The growth of private antitrust litigation in the courts of the Member States creates tensions between…
  • Mar 3

    On the Inefficiencies of Efficiency as the Single-Minded Goal of Antitrust

    On the Inefficiencies of Efficiency as the Single-Minded Goal of Antitrust
    Albert Foer, American Antitrust Institute (AAI) provides thoughts On the Inefficiencies of Efficiency as the Single-Minded Goal of Antitrust. ABSTRACT: Prepared as background for the AAI’s June 18-19 conferences on efficiency, this paper…
Rank this Week: 14

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

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

    Netanyahu Delivered Just What Obama Feared - NationalJournal.com

    Netanyahu Delivered Just What Obama Feared - NationalJournal.com
    March 3, 2015 Congressional Republicans haven't had many victories in their lasting conflict with President Obama, but Tuesday brought one. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's somber, provocative speech to Congress checked all the…
  • Mar 2

    First Ever Image to Show Light as a Wave and Particle at the Same Time

    First Ever Image to Show Light as a Wave and Particle at the Same Time
    What you're looking at here is a major breakthrough. The image reveals a property of light that has never been witnessed before by human eyes, though we've long known about it. But at last, thanks in an ingenious imaging experiment,...
  • Mar 2

    The U.S. Constitution Actually Bans Hillary's Foreign Gov't. Payola

    The U.S. Constitution Actually Bans Hillary's Foreign Gov't. Payola
    The Washington Post reported last week that the tax-exempt foundation run by Bill and Hillary Clinton accepted money from seven foreign governments while Hillary served as U.S. Secretary of State (it’s unclear how much foreign money the…
Rank this Week: 115

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Mar 3

    Recorded Music and Copyright

    Recorded Music and Copyright
    Marcel Boyer, CIRANO, Université de Montréal, C. D. Howe Institute, has published The Value of Copyrights in Recorded Music: Terrestrial Radio and Beyond, as C. D. Howe Institute Commentary No. 419. Here is the abstract. In today’s…
  • Mar 3

    A New Podcast On Higher Ed and Law From the University of Pennsylvania

    A New Podcast On Higher Ed and Law From the University of Pennsylvania
    The University of Pennsylvania's new podcast devoted to higher education and the law, Case in Point.
  • Mar 3

    NKU Law School's Gaming Law Symposium Set For March 20, 2015

    NKU Law School's Gaming Law Symposium Set For March 20, 2015
    Interested in fantasy sports, online betting, online gaming? Northern Kentucky University Law School is hosting a Gaming Law Symposium, The New Era In Gaming Law, March 20, 2015. Here's a link to the webpage describing the event.
Rank this Week: 106

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 12

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars' Conference

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars' Conference
    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars' Conference This biennial conference aims to create a space for junior law teachers to share drafts of writing projects, discuss teaching techniques, and get to know one another. It will be open to emerging…
  • Mar 3

    The 10 states diversifying the fastest

    The 10 states diversifying the fastest
    1. Arizona 2. Nevada 3. New Mexico 4. California 5. Texas 6. Florida 7. Delaware 8. Oklahoma 9. Washington 10. Rhode Island Read the details in this Brookings report. This is in the realm of conjecture but does the fact...
  • Mar 3

    The Economic and Political Impact of Immigrants, Latinos and Asians By State

    The Economic and Political Impact of Immigrants, Latinos and Asians By State
    Today, the American Immigration Council released the first 10 of 50 updated state fact sheets with accompanying inforgraphics. Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians constitute large and growing shares of the U.S. workforce, tax base, business…
Rank this Week: 64

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Mar 3

    Idaho Attorney Suspended For Sex, Text

    Idaho Attorney Suspended For Sex, Text
    From the Idaho State Bar web page On February 25, 2015, the Idaho Supreme Court entered a Disciplinary Order suspending Nampa attorney R. Aaron Morriss from the practice of law for a period of five years, with all but two...
  • Mar 3

    The Mother Of All Explanation

    The Mother Of All Explanation
    The Illinois Review Board has recommended a three-year suspension of an attorney for misappropriation of entrusted funds. The attorney's explanation was, to put it charitably, unchivalrous: During the course of the Administrator's…
  • Mar 3

    Targeted Misconduct

    Targeted Misconduct
    From the web page of the California Bar Journal [An attorney] was suspended from the practice of law for two years and ordered to take the MPRE and comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court. He was...
Rank this Week: 184

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
  • Mar 3

    Panel: "Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings"

    Panel: "Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings"
    This panel was moderated by Professor Siegler and included Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone. The event took place on February 4, 2015. It was presented by BLSA in partnership with the Law School and…
  • Feb 11

    A Conversation With Elena Kagan

    A Conversation With Elena Kagan
    In a conversation with David A. Strauss, Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan reflects on decision-making, persuasion, and hunting with Scalia. This event took place on February 2, 2015,…
  • Feb 4

    Will the Supreme Court Make Disparate Impact Disappear?

    Will the Supreme Court Make Disparate Impact Disappear?
    A panel discussion with John Relman, Jeff Leslie, Lee Fennell, and Tara Ramchandani As part of the Law School's Diversity Month, the panelists discuss the pending Supreme Court Case, "Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The…
Rank this Week: 1074

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/
Rank this Week: 9

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
  • Mar 3

    ROUNDUP Law and Humanities 03. 03. 2015

    ROUNDUP Law and Humanities 03. 03. 2015
    Douglas Coulson, Assistant Professor of English at Carnegie-Mellon, is publishing a new blog in the area of law and the humanities: Nostrum remedium. Its tagline is “Miscellany on law, narrative, art, and memory.” Professor…
  • Mar 2

    The Arizona Redistricting Case

    The Arizona Redistricting Case
    The press reports of today’s oral argument suggest that the Court will find the Arizona state constitutional amendment unconstitutional.  The Justices evidently think that the state legislature does have standing and that the…
  • Mar 2

    Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Annotated by Experts in Wall Street Journal

    Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Annotated by Experts in Wall Street Journal
    Warren Buffett’s latest letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders is annotated in The Wall Street Journal by 30 professors, authors, and investors.  Editors Erik Holm and Anupreeta Das assigned…
Rank this Week: 45

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 3

    Starting with WHY — Building Curriculum for Clinic-wide Orientation

    Starting with WHY — Building Curriculum for Clinic-wide Orientation
    My clinical colleagues and I are planning to convert an Orientation that we currently jointly teach into a 2-credit Clinic Orientation module. The Orientation typically includes a mixture of joint classes and smaller individual clinic-focused…
  • Mar 2

    Teaching “Doing” as a Lawyer During Law School – Steven Friedland

    Teaching “Doing” as a Lawyer During Law School – Steven Friedland
    In doctrinal courses, we are used to teaching students to think critically, an activity often referred to in the legal education domain as “thinking like a lawyer.” This thinking component is central to what lawyers do. But Lee…
  • Feb 23

    CSALE 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education – by Mary Lynch

    CSALE 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education – by Mary Lynch
    The Center for the Study of Applied Legal Education’s (CSALE) 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education is now available on CSALE’s website http://www.csale.org/results.html and on…
Rank this Week: 953

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    New Issue: Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé

    New Issue: Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé
    The latest issue of the Revue de Droit International et de Droit Comparé (Vol. 92, no. 1, 2015) is out. Contents include:R. Adam Akono, Réflexions critiques sur le régime de faveur actuel des créances…
  • Mar 3

    New Issue: Review of International Studie

    New Issue: Review of International Studie
    The latest issue of the Review of International Studies (Vol. 41, no. 2, April 2015) is out. Contents include:Tom Lundborg & Nick Vaughan-Williams, New Materialisms, discourse analysis, and International Relations: a radical intertextual…
  • Mar 3

    Jardim de Santa Cruz Oliveira: International Trade Agreements Before Domestic Court

    Jardim de Santa Cruz Oliveira: International Trade Agreements Before Domestic Court
    Maria Angela Jardim de Santa Cruz Oliveira has published International Trade Agreements Before Domestic Courts: Lessons from the EU and Brazilian Experiences (Springer 2015). Here’s the abstract: This book addresses the role of domestic…
Rank this Week: 17

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Thank you, Sophia Lee!

    Thank you, Sophia Lee!
    Please join us in thanking guest blogger Sophia Z. Lee (University of Pennsylvania) for a terrific series of posts, most of which related to writing and publishing:Making Your Book's Structure Serve You, Your Argument, and Your Reader How to…
  • Mar 3

    Civil Rights in Black and Brown: An Oral History Project

    Civil Rights in Black and Brown: An Oral History Project
    [Here’s an announcement of an employment opportunity with an oral history project this summer.]The Civil Rights in Black and Brown oral history project is now hiring for summer 2015!  We seek several graduate student research…
  • Mar 2

    University of Minnesota Spring 2015 Legal History Workshop Schedule

    University of Minnesota Spring 2015 Legal History Workshop Schedule
    Sorry that we're a bit late on this one, but better later than never! Here's the line-up for the University of Minnesota's Spring 2015 Legal History Workshop, led by Barbara Welke:1/30/15 "Dependency and Its Discontents: The Fractious…
Rank this Week: 31

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: 110

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Mar 3

    Want a Class with that Barrista Job?

    Want a Class with that Barrista Job?
    Last year, Starbucks announced a new corporate-supported educational program that one year later is still viable: Starbucks will reimburse its full-time workers for taking online classes with Arizona State University. Partial tuition (58%)…
  • Mar 3

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 379 Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2014: Twenty-Eighth Annual Survey Symeon C. Symeonides Willamette University - College of…
  • Feb 26

    California Port and Freshwater Disputes – From Citrus Fruits to Water-Stealing Nudist

    California Port and Freshwater Disputes – From Citrus Fruits to Water-Stealing Nudist
    Two contracts issues have reappeared recently and both greatly affect the earning abilities of California citrus farmers, among others: the ability to ship products and the ability to grow them in the first place. The shipping situation was -…
Rank this Week: 235

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 303

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/
  • Mar 3

    What Good is Legal Scholarship?

    What Good is Legal Scholarship?
    I was going to comment on Profs. Harrison's & Mashburn's draft Citations, Justifications, and the Troubled State of Legal Scholarship: An Empirical Study, but Al Brophy beat me to it. They note that law professors will instinctively push…
  • Mar 1

    UN Academic Impact an Opportunity for Schools Interested in International Law and Connection

    UN Academic Impact an Opportunity for Schools Interested in International Law and Connection
    I suspect many readers have never heard of UN Academic Impact (UNAI), an initiative of the Outreach Division of the Department of Public Information of the United Nations. This is because the list of participating schools, only identifies six…
  • Feb 28

    Harrison and Mashburn Ask the Meaning of Citations And Suggest Reform

    Harrison and Mashburn Ask the Meaning of Citations And Suggest Reform
    Jeff Harrison and Amy Mashburn of the University of Florida have a paper up on ssrn, "Citations, Justifications, and the Troubled State of Legal Scholarship: An Empirical Study." It asks the uses that authors and courts make of…
Rank this Week: 53

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 415

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/
  • Mar 3

    Issues Abound in For-Profit College Conversion

    Issues Abound in For-Profit College Conversion
    Readers of this blog are likely familiar with issues surrounding nonprofit hospital conversions. It appears that we may be witnessing a trend of conversions in the opposite direction (i.e., from for-profit to nonprofit form) in another field…
  • Mar 2

    Growing Marijuana as “Agriculture” on Conservation-Easement Protected Land

    Growing Marijuana as “Agriculture” on Conservation-Easement Protected Land
    A small group of residents of the Town of Palisade, Colorado, recently gathered to protest the Board of Trustees' approval of two zoning ordinances that help pave the way for a couple to lease land in the town to grow...
  • Mar 2

    Northeastern University Pays Portion of Requested PILOT

    Northeastern University Pays Portion of Requested PILOT
    According to a recent article in the Boston Globe, “Northeastern University recently retroactively paid the city of Boston $886,000 to help cover the costs of municipal services after the school faced criticism for failing to give anything…
Rank this Week: 376

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 255

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1270

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    The "plain meaning" of blogposts and of briefs: A response to Gray, White and Gustafson

    The "plain meaning" of blogposts and of briefs: A response to Gray, White and Gustafson
    Over on the Volokh Conspiracy, C. Boyden Gray, Adam White and Adam Gustafson--the authors of an amicus brief filed on behalf of the Galen Institute and 21 state legislators (19 from Tennessee and two from Ohio)--take issue with my post…
  • Mar 2

    "Plain meaning," absurdity, and the (almost forgotten) Gregory/Bond federalism canon, in King v. Burwell

    "Plain meaning," absurdity, and the (almost forgotten) Gregory/Bond federalism canon, in King v. Burwell
    There are over 400,000 words in the Affordable Care Act.  The challengers in King v. Burwell rely upon a single one of those words—a simple preposition (“by”) buried in a provision (26 U.S.C. § 36B) setting forth…
  • Mar 2

    What are the facts of King v. Burwell?

    What are the facts of King v. Burwell?
    Steve Brill, who recently wrote an exhaustive--and often critical--history of the genesis of Obamacare, and who interviewed virtually everyone involved with it, reports that the petitioners' claim that “Congress could not have chosen…
Rank this Week: 144

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Mar 3

    Case of the Week

    Case of the Week
    Joe Singer's blog points us toward an easement case from Vermont: The Vermont Supreme Court has adopted the rule promoted by the Restatement (Third) of Property (Servitudes), §4.8(3), allowing the owner of a servient estate to relocate an…
  • Mar 3

    Edmiston on Public Housing in Poor Neighborhood

    Edmiston on Public Housing in Poor Neighborhood
    Kelly Edmiston (Federal Reserve Bank - Kansas City) has posted Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Developments and Neighborhood Property Conditions on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Assisted housing has long been a contentious issue for cities and…
  • Mar 3

    Henry on Privacy as Quasi-Property

    Henry on Privacy as Quasi-Property
    Lauren Henry (Yale - Information Society Project) has posted Privacy as Quasi-Property (Iowa Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Courts and commentators struggle to apply privacy law in a way that conforms to the intuitions of many. It…
Rank this Week: 192

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 253

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • Mar 3

    The Suspension of Divisive Belief

    The Suspension of Divisive Belief
    David Copperfield writes on the links between magic and free speech here, for the New York Times.
  • Mar 1

    Defending Witches and Voodoo Practitioner

    Defending Witches and Voodoo Practitioner
    My colleague Ken Levy has published It's Not Too Difficult: A Plea to Resurrect the Impossibility Defense, at 45 New Mexico Law Review 225 (Fall 2014). It's an interesting piece, fun to read, about why we should acquit defendants when,...
  • Feb 24

    Astrology To the Rescue of the National Health Service?

    Astrology To the Rescue of the National Health Service?
    From the Guardian: UK Conservative MP David Tredinnick says astrology could help National Health Service physicians out by assisting in diagnosis but says he knows that there would be enormous pushback from using it. He accuses those who…
Rank this Week: 626

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/
  • Mar 3

    A Delaware Law Insider: A Nexus between Shareholder Activism & Hobby Lobby?

    A Delaware Law Insider: A Nexus between Shareholder Activism & Hobby Lobby?
    The Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law recently published a March 6, 2014, lecture from Former Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Myron T. Steele, Continuity and Change in Delaware Corporate Law Jurisprudence (available on…
  • Mar 3

    A quick plug

    A quick plug
    I finally got it together and opened an account on SSRN (I know, I know), and posted two of my forthcoming pieces there. The first, Searching for Market Efficiency, is a very short comment that will be published in the...
  • Mar 2

    Guest Blogger: Marc Edelman

    Guest Blogger: Marc Edelman
    The Business Law Prof Blog is pleased to announce that Professor Marc Edelman will be joining us as a guest blogger for the month of March. Quoting from his online bio, "Marc Edelman is an Associate Professor of Law at...
Rank this Week: 311

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Mar 3

    Shared-X

    Shared-X
    I’ll be covering Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech on today’s program with an emphasis in hours two and three.  In the first hour I am using my time in the Silicon Valley on the campus of Stanford at the Hoover…
  • Mar 3

    Clintons, Scandal, and The Imperial Presidency

    Clintons, Scandal, and The Imperial Presidency
    There are a couple of scandals brewing around Hillary Clinton.  One, her use of private email when SoS, is front page NYT.  (Which, by the way, may be far more significant than just the preservation of documents for historical…
  • Mar 3

    Netanyahu And The Congre

    Netanyahu And The Congre
        Prime Minister Netanyahu is addressing Congress this morning, but his real audience are these two men.  These two can make an agreement.  Congress may or may not decide to accept that agreement. But Prime Minister…
Rank this Week: 2582