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Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Jul 27

    IVR World Congre

    IVR World Congre
    No description is available at this time.
  • Jul 13

    Champion of Champion

    Champion of Champion
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 1323

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

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/
  • Aug 2

    Litton on Execution Protocol Reform

    Litton on Execution Protocol Reform
    Paul Litton (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted On the Argument That Execution Protocol Reform is Biomedical Research (90 Washington L. Rev. Online 87 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Regardless of whether the Supreme…
  • Aug 1

    Gershowitz on Cell Phone Searche

    Gershowitz on Cell Phone Searche
    Adam M. Gershowitz (William & Mary Law School) has posted The Post-Riley Search Warrant: Search Protocols and Particularity in Cell Phone Searches on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Last year, in Riley v. California, the Supreme Court…
  • Jul 31

    Kahan on Emotion in Criminal Law

    Kahan on Emotion in Criminal Law
    Dan M. Kahan (Yale University - Law School) has posted Two Conceptions of Two Conceptions of Emotion in Criminal Law: An Essay Inspired by Bill Stuntz (prepublication draft of Kahan, D. M. (2011). Two Conceptions of Two Conceptions of…
Rank this Week: 119

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 2

    When Bloggers Get Appointed to the Bench

    When Bloggers Get Appointed to the Bench
    In 2015, practitioners in all types of firms blog. It’s a necessity of modern practice these days, and most have come around to understanding the importance of some social media presence. If you don’t create your online footprint,…
  • Aug 2

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
  • Aug 2

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries…
Rank this Week: 86

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: 388

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: 250

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Aug 2

    Shut Up and Write

    Shut Up and Write
    An article in the Chronicle of Higher Education describes an innovative idea for academic writing: schedule a meeting time with colleagues where you write. "No idle chatter, no workshopping manuscripts, no wasting time, just a bunch of…
  • Jul 29

    Call for Presenters: AALS Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyer

    Call for Presenters: AALS Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyer
    The Association of American Law Schools Section on Graduate Programs for Non-U.S. Lawyers will present a panel at the 2016 Annual Meeting in New York on the topic of "Recruiting LL.M. Students: Promises, Expectations, Resources, and…
  • Jul 24

    Applied Legal Storytelling Conference Updates & Photos!

    Applied Legal Storytelling Conference Updates & Photos!
    Chapter Five of the Applied Legal Storytelling Conference, hosted by Seattle Law School, concluded Thursday evening with a lovely dinner at Seattle's Rainier Club, courtesy of Seattle Dean Annette Clark. The Conference was "predictably…
Rank this Week: 1279

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Aug 2

    Rep. Sensenbrenner explains why "Now is the time for criminal justice reform"

    Rep. Sensenbrenner explains why "Now is the time for criminal justice reform"
    The Washington Examiner has published this notable new commatary authored by US Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner under the headline "Now is the time for criminal justice reform." Here are excerpts: Over the past three decades, America's…
  • Aug 2

    Prez candidate O'Malley joins chorus of leaders advocating criminal justice reform

    Prez candidate O'Malley joins chorus of leaders advocating criminal justice reform
    This USA Today article reports on the latest presidential candidate's latest discussion of the need for criminal justice reform. The piece is headlined "O'Malley pledges criminal justice reform," and here are the details: Democratic…
  • Aug 1

    Notable recent state criminal justice reforms highlighted by Pew

    Notable recent state criminal justice reforms highlighted by Pew
    The Pew Charitable Trusts has done a lot of important criminal justice reform work at the state level in recent years. These notable recent Pew discussions of state reforms provide an effective review of encouraging reform developments from a…
Rank this Week: 128

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    Relive the old-time frustration of typing on a real typewriter.

    Relive the old-time frustration of typing on a real typewriter.
    Here. I did:Click to enlarge. Via Metafilter, where someone bemoans the lack of simulation of the keys jamming when you hit 2 at the same time.
  • Aug 2

    Photo search: U.S. President wearing shorts.

    Photo search: U.S. President wearing shorts.
    Results: 1. Bill Clinton:2. Barack Obama:3. George W. Bush:Check as many as you want.Only Clinton is dressed appropriately, wearing running shorts while out running. Only Clinton and Obama are dressed appropriately, wearing shorts for a…
  • Aug 2

    Who is this?

    Who is this?
    How old is he in this picture?Do you like his tie enough to recommend that men today wear something like that? I do.
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • Aug 2

    Sex, Drugs and Other Vice

    Sex, Drugs and Other Vice
    I had the great pleasure of participating on a SEALS panel this morning discussing prostitution, prison sex, drugs, sin taxes and vice in general. Perfect material for a Sunday morning, right? Seth Stoughton (South Carolina) organized this…
  • Aug 1

    What I love about SEALS discussion groups...

    What I love about SEALS discussion groups...
    I'm happy to be back on Prawfs blogging this month. I have to admit that I have been on Prawfs a lot less since Danny died, since it reminds me so much of him, but I'm powering through those memories and hopefully I can get through some…
  • Aug 1

    Rotation

    Rotation
    August is upon us, which means that classes and submission season both loom and that it is time to say thanks and goodbye to our July visitors--Jeff, Catherine, Robin, Leigh, and Heather. And it means welcoming our August visitors. Returning…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • Aug 2

    Should Mental Health Questions Remain on Bar Applications?

    Should Mental Health Questions Remain on Bar Applications?
    From JDJournal: Next week, the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates will meet to discuss a resolution that encourages attorney licensing bodies to remove questions about mental health history during the character-and-fitness review…
  • Aug 2

    Taking Stock as Summer Vanishe

    Taking Stock as Summer Vanishe
    Most of us probably haven’t completed—or started—all the projects we expected to take on this summer. In the waning weeks before school starts, it’s time to winnow down the list and plan our working days. Think about the advice we...
  • Aug 2

    Florida lawyers freak-out over bar president's proposal to permit reciprocity

    Florida lawyers freak-out over bar president's proposal to permit reciprocity
    In his recent inauguration speech as the new president of the Florida bar, Ramon Abadin suggested several reforms to improve the delivery of legal services including support for more skills training in law school (here) and dropping the bar's…
Rank this Week: 1145

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Aug 2

    Chamallas on Theorizing "Damage" in Reproductive Tort

    Chamallas on Theorizing "Damage" in Reproductive Tort
    Martha Chamallas (Ohio State), Theorizing Damage Through Reproductive Torts, Jotwell. Of the five basic elements of the negligence cause of action (duty, breach, cause-in-fact, proximate cause, damage), the concept of “damage” (sometimes…
  • Aug 2

    Yes, Donald, There is Such Thing as Marital Rape

    Yes, Donald, There is Such Thing as Marital Rape
    HuffPost, Yes, Marital Rape Happens, and Its Terrible Marital rape is a serious and frequently occurring form of domestic violence. Marital rape strikes at the heart of the marriage covenant, taking the promise, as in some Christian marriage…
  • Aug 2

    Fetal Custody Action to Deny Pregnant Inmate's Abortion

    Fetal Custody Action to Deny Pregnant Inmate's Abortion
    NYT, Inmate's Suit Over Abortion Ends with Her Decision to Have Child A lawsuit brought by a pregnant Alabama inmate seeking access to an abortion was dismissed by a federal judge on Friday after the woman said she had changed...<img…
Rank this Week: 2231

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/
  • Aug 2

    The Legal War on Traditional Cable Companies Continue

    The Legal War on Traditional Cable Companies Continue
    Remember Aereo, the company trying to provide select TV programs and movies using alternatives to traditional cable TV programming? That company went bankrupt after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year. A federal court in Los Angeles just…
  • Jul 30

    Contracts for Trophy Hunting A Bad Idea

    Contracts for Trophy Hunting A Bad Idea
    I earlier blogged on an American TV personality's contract to hunt and kill one of the most highly endangered species on earth: a black rhino. That hunt has now been completed at a price tag of $350,000. The asserted reasoning...
  • Jul 29

    Oxford Conference on General Principles of Law

    Oxford Conference on General Principles of Law
    Institute of European and Comparative Law General Principles of Law: European and Comparative Perspectives Celebrating 20 Years of the Institute of European and Comparative Law Friday 25-26 September 2015 St Anne's College Oxford and the…
Rank this Week: 605

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 185

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: 448

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/
  • Aug 2

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Aug. 2, 2015)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Aug. 2, 2015)
    "the potential development of fascism arising at the national level due to the influence of global corporate rule" http://t.co/cbcBLs4Nol— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) July 26, 2015 "Corporate personhood is not new; but it…
  • Aug 1

    Hey! We're Hiring at The University of Tennessee

    Hey! We're Hiring at The University of Tennessee
    As you may have seen elsewhere already (but just to make it abundantly clear): THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications from both entry-level and lateral candidates for as many as two full-time, tenure-track faculty…
  • Aug 1

    Halliburton – have we learned nothing?

    Halliburton – have we learned nothing?
    The Halliburton district court finally issued its decision (.pdf) on the plaintiffs’ renewed motion for class certification – and I’m afraid it’s exactly as incoherent as the most pessimistic predictions might have anticipated. The…
Rank this Week: 372

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 2

    ABA Task Force Punts On Law Student Debt Reform

    ABA Task Force Punts On Law Student Debt Reform
    Following up on last week's post, Harper Calls On ABA To Reject Task Force Report On The Financing of Legal Education: American Lawyer: ABA Task Force Report Dodges Student Debt Reform, by Matt Leichter: In early 2014, the ABA's Task Force on…
  • Aug 2

    Tax Panel Today At SEALS

    Tax Panel Today At SEALS
    The Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2015 Annual Conference concludes today in Boca Raton, FL with this tax panel: Workshop on Tax Law Discussion Group: Tax Policy This discussion group is broadly concerned with issues of taxation.…
  • Aug 2

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads, with a new paper debuting on the list at #5: [290 Downloads] Capital Accounts in LLCs and in Partnerships: Powerful Default Rules and Potential Tax…
Rank this Week: 63

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/
  • Aug 2

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Pragmatism

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Pragmatism
    Introduction Back in the day (by which I mean the mid-70s through the mid-90s) big normative theories were all the rage in the legal academy. It's hard to be sure, but one suspects that it started with Rawls: when A...
  • Aug 1

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Law, Liberty, & State," edited by Dyzenhaus & Poole

    Legal Theory Bookworm: &quot;Law, Liberty, &amp; State,&quot; edited by Dyzenhaus &amp; Poole
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Law, Liberty and State: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt on the Rule of Law by David Dyzenhaus & Thomas Poole. Here is a description: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt are associated with a conservative…
  • Aug 1

    Download of the Week: " ‘Abstract Endangerment,’ Two Harm Principles, and Two Routes to Criminalization" by Duff & Marshall

    Download of the Week: &quot; ‘Abstract Endangerment,’ Two Harm Principles, and Two Routes to Criminalization&quot; by Duff &amp; Marshall
    The Download of the Week is ‘Abstract Endangerment,’ Two Harm Principles, and Two Routes to Criminalization by R. A. Duff & S. E. Marshall . Here is the abstract: We need to distinguish, as theorists too often fail to distinguish,...
Rank this Week: 32

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 2

    The Ongoing Dispute Over Tom Benson’s Control Over Texas Trust

    The Ongoing Dispute Over Tom Benson’s Control Over Texas Trust
    I have previously discussed the ongoing dispute over Tom Benson’s estate. New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson is appealing a decision by a San Antonio Judge to temporarily relieve him of his position as trustee over a Texas trust fund....
  • Aug 2

    Fight Over Whitney Houston’s Estate Is Going To Get Ugly

    Fight Over Whitney Houston’s Estate Is Going To Get Ugly
    I have previously discussed the ongoing dispute over Whitney Houston’s estate that is becoming increasingly bitter and personal. This article discusses the legal fight that is going to unfold as the Brown and Houston families’ feud over…
  • Aug 2

    Article On Statutory Elective Share

    Article On Statutory Elective Share
    Martin D. Begleiter (Drake University - Law School) recently published an article entitled, Grim Fairy Tales: Studies of Wicked Stepmothers, Poisoned Apples and the Elective Share, 78 Alb. L. Rev. 521-551 (2014/2015). Provided below is an…
Rank this Week: 72

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Aug 2

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Brain Area Found That May Make Humans Unique, Nature News In The Popular Press: Some Optimism on Brains, Pain, & Law – Let’s See What We Can Achieve, Bill of Health Blog ASMR and…
  • Aug 1

    "Race and the Law in the Genomic Age: A Problem for Equal Treatment Under the Law"

    "Race and the Law in the Genomic Age: A Problem for Equal Treatment Under the Law"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook on Law and Technology): "Race and the Law in the Genomic Age: A Problem for Equal Treatment Under the Law" ROBIN BRADLEY KAR, University of Illinois College of Law JOHN...
  • Jul 26

    "No Pain, No Gain: How 'Objective' is Neuroimaging for Women and Minorities?"

    "No Pain, No Gain: How 'Objective' is Neuroimaging for Women and Minorities?"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy): "No Pain, No Gain: How 'Objective' is Neuroimaging for Women and Minorities?" SEEMA MOHAPATRA, Barry University - Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law…
Rank this Week: 963

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    IRS Commissioner Says No Non-Profit Revocations In His Term For Colleges That Oppose Gay Marriage

    IRS Commissioner Says No Non-Profit Revocations In His Term For Colleges That Oppose Gay Marriage
    At a July 29 hearing conducted by the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts (video and testimony at hearing), Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) had a lengthy exchange with IRS…
  • Aug 2

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Shaw v. Toole, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97667 (SD GA, July 27, 2015), a Georgia federal magistrate judge recommended that a Muslim inmate's complaint that he was denied a vegan diet be dismissed without prejudice for failure to exhaust…
  • Aug 1

    Russian Culture Ministry Takes Over Crimean Historic Religious Site

    Russian Culture Ministry Takes Over Crimean Historic Religious Site
    AP reports that Russia's President Vladimir Putin today placed an important archaeological site in the Crimea under control of the Russian Culture Ministry.  The site, the ancient city of Chersonesus, is near Sevastopol, the main…
Rank this Week: 30

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/
  • Aug 2

    Zane Maxim On Facebook

    Zane Maxim On Facebook
    The Maine Supreme Judicial Court imposed a one-year suspension with actual service of one-month for an attorney's domestic violence and violation of court orders. The attorney was admitted in 1994 and has no prior discipline. He was reported…
  • Aug 2

    Death Of First Wife No Mitigating Factor

    Death Of First Wife No Mitigating Factor
    Justice Spina of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court denied reinstatement to an attorney who had stipulated to serious misconduct in handling client funds and accepted an indefinite suspension. Part of the problem was his effort to deny…
  • Aug 1

    Suspension Proposed For Disenchanted Attorney

    Suspension Proposed For Disenchanted Attorney
    The Illinois Review Board has recommended a six-month suspension Eva and Andrew Janas consulted with Respondent on October 21, 2010 because Andrew was experiencing business difficulties. They discussed the possibility of obtaining a divorce…
Rank this Week: 1179

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 45

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/
  • Aug 2

    The Limits of Counterterrorism

    The Limits of Counterterrorism
    Using counterterrorism as a lens for seeing the Middle East, as the Obama administration so often does, has helped the United States achieve several important successes against the Al Qaeda core and avoided an overreaction to real, but not…
  • Aug 1

    Statement from Ahrar al-Sham: "Condolences on the Death of Mullah Omar"

    Statement from Ahrar al-Sham: "Condolences on the Death of Mullah Omar"
    Click here for the original content. -- بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ…
  • Aug 1

    The United States’ Feckless Cyber Deterrence Policy

    The United States’ Feckless Cyber Deterrence Policy
    David Sanger has a very damning story on the USG’s struggles to figure out how to respond to the OPM hack.  It has decided it has to do something, Sanger tells us, but it cannot decide what to do, or whether to do it publicly or…
Rank this Week: 135

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 2

    Oklahoma Program Offers Amnesty for Overdue Child Support

    Oklahoma Program Offers Amnesty for Overdue Child Support
    From Times Record: Oklahoma has active arrest warrants for more than 11,000 parents for failure to pay child support and interest totaling more than $397 million. Those parents will be given an opportunity to work out payment schedules and…
  • Aug 1

    Lawmaker Ready to Introduce Legislation to Stop Same-Sex Marriage in Tennessee

    Lawmaker Ready to Introduce Legislation to Stop Same-Sex Marriage in Tennessee
    From WKRN.com: A state lawmaker is ready to introduce legislation, if need be, to stop marriage licenses from being issued across the state, all because of the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. State Rep. Rick Womick (R), of…
  • Jul 31

    Paternity Leave for Single Military Fathers?

    Paternity Leave for Single Military Fathers?
    From Military Times: Possible paternity leave for single sailor fathers is on the radar, according to a Navy spokeswoman. Married service members are allowed 10 days of paternity leave that is not against their other leave under a 2008 law...
Rank this Week: 205

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/
  • Aug 2

    Judge Announces Plan to Release Women and Juveniles from Immigrant Detention

    Judge Announces Plan to Release Women and Juveniles from Immigrant Detention
    On Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Dolly Gee announced her ruling that hundreds of women and children held in what she described a "deplorable" immigrant detention centers be released. Judge Gee has given the Obama Administration until…
  • Jul 31

    USHRN Takes the Right to Water and Sanitation to a Human Rights Tribunal

    USHRN Takes the Right to Water and Sanitation to a Human Rights Tribunal
    The critical need for affordable, fresh drinking water has been the subject of several posts on this blog. Now the US Human Rights Network announced that on July 28th it, along with twenty other organizations and individuals, requested a…
  • Jul 30

    Leveraging Advancement Post-Obergefell

    Leveraging Advancement Post-Obergefell
    by Jeremiah Ho Editor's Note: Professor Ho completes his three part series with this discussion of post Obergefell Advancement As an anti-stereotyping principle, the concepts of animus and dignity interwoven by Kennedy in Obergefell serves to…
Rank this Week: 2230

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 2

    Center for Immigration Studies Not Impressed with Donald Trump's Immigration Policy Initiative

    Center for Immigration Studies Not Impressed with Donald Trump's Immigration Policy Initiative
    David A. Fahrenthold of the Washington Post reports on various reactions to Donald Trump's policy initiatives. As readers of this blog know, immigration -- and immigration enforcement, in particular -- is one area in which Trump has made…
  • Aug 1

    Criminal Removal Case Before the Supreme Court: Torres v. Lynch

    Criminal Removal Case Before the Supreme Court: Torres v. Lynch
    In June, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Torres v. Lynch, which presents the question whether a state offense constitutes an "aggravated felony" under 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43), on the ground that the state offense is…
  • Aug 1

    Who's Next? Trump Goes After Spanish Immigrant, Celebrity Chef Jose André

    Who's Next? Trump Goes After Spanish Immigrant, Celebrity Chef Jose André
    The Washington Post reports that Donald Trump has sued celebrity chef José Andrés, who backed out of a deal to open the flagship restaurant in Trump’s D.C. luxury hotel. Trump has filed a $10 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against…
Rank this Week: 49

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 172

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 693

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Aug 2

    Signing off.

    Signing off.
    I want to thank those responsible for inviting me to blog at Religious Left Law. For sundry reasons, I no longer want to be a member of this blog. Among those reasons are the fact that I’ve grown tired of blogging and I think my posts…
  • Jul 30

    Trainwreck and Hate Crimes Against Women

    Trainwreck and Hate Crimes Against Women
    I may have a limited imagination, but it never occurred to me that anyone would deny that the murders in Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church were racially motivated. I did not even think Fox News could be so clueless.…
  • Jul 27

    "Push Within Religions for Gay Marriage Gets Little Attention"

    &quot;Push Within Religions for Gay Marriage Gets Little Attention&quot;
    That's the title of an article in the "On Religion" column that appears every Saturday in the New York Times. The article, by Samuel G. Freedman, will be of great interest to RLL readers. Here.
Rank this Week: 1304

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    Here's another roundup gathered while on the archive trail, this time from sunny St. Paul and the Minnesota History Center.From The New York Times is a review of Konrad H. Jarausch's Out of Ashes: A New History Europe in the…
  • Aug 1

    Tani Reviews Edwards, "A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction"

    Tani Reviews Edwards, &quot;A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction&quot;
    JOTWELL has just posted my admiring review of A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2015), by Laura F. Edwards (Duke University). Here's the first few paragraphs:“Black…
  • Jul 31

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    "Donald Trump’s lawyer was right: In some places, raping your wife is still treated like a minor offense" -- so says legal historian Jill Hasday (University of Minnesota) in an op-ed in the Washington Post.Over at Public Seminar,…
Rank this Week: 54

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 69

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

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Aug 1

    BC Law is hiring

    BC Law is hiring
    From our appointments chair I have the following announcement: BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL expects to make two faculty appointments in fields that might include constitutional law and/or taxation. Hiring rank would be dependent on the…
  • Jul 30

    DOJ files for cert in Newman

    DOJ files for cert in Newman
    Since the financial crisis in 2008, the DOJ has been teaching yet another generation of insider traders the important lesson that one shall not trade on confidential inside information. However, that campaign took a big - one might say…
  • Jul 27

    Crown jewels making a comeback

    Crown jewels making a comeback
    Christina Sautter has a new paper - Fleecing the Family Jewels, which is set to appear in the Tulane Law Review. The paper argues that crown jewel deal protections have made a comeback in recent years and reminds us why...
Rank this Week: 358

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Aug 1

    The US 2020 HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Limits of ACA

    The US 2020 HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Limits of ACA
    On July 30, the White House announced the updated 2020 HIV/AIDS strategy. The admirable vision of the strategy is that “The United States will become a place where new HIV infections are rare, and when they do occur, every person,...
  • Jul 27

    Payments to Egg "Donors"

    Payments to Egg &quot;Donors&quot;
    Interesting article in today’s Wall Street Journal about a lawsuit over limits on payments by fertility clinics to women who supply eggs for infertile couples. Under influential, though not mandatory, guidelines issued by the American…
  • Jul 22

    Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care Session on Medicaid at the AALS

    Section on Law, Medicine &amp; Health Care Session on Medicaid at the AALS
    A reminder that a call for papers has been issued for the session of the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care at the 2016 AALS meeting. Here's the information about the session: Our section program for the 2016 meeting...
Rank this Week: 660

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/
  • Aug 1

    Clinton Monster Movie

    Clinton Monster Movie
    I guess this is what yukked them up in Hilary Clinton campaign HQ.
  • Jul 29

    Win 10 GIF

    Win 10 GIF
    Cute.
  • Jul 29

    We’re #1 (in Fraud)

    We’re #1 (in Fraud)
    By nearly any measure, sunny South Florida is tops in fraud (AP): Since the first settlers hacked their way into the mangrove tangles and drained much of the swampland, sunny South Florida has been virtually synonymous with shady deals and…
Rank this Week: 11

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Aug 1

    Land use law articles posted to SSRN in July

    Land use law articles posted to SSRN in July
    Here is the round-up of land use law-related articles posted to SSRN's Property, Land Use & Real Estate Law eJournal in July. I took several new approaches this month in my ever-evolving effort to "get it right." First, I…
  • Jul 31

    Northeastern Law School Conference on Tackling the Urban Core Puzzle.

    Northeastern Law School Conference on Tackling the Urban Core Puzzle.
    Northeastern Law School just announced a conference on the Urban Core as part of their Legal Scholarship 4.0 series. There is also a junior works-in-progress event associated with this conference (occurring on Halloween - spooky) but you…
  • Jul 29

    The Latest on Fair Housing

    The Latest on Fair Housing
    In the last couple of days I've run across some interesting mainstream journalism on fair housing issues - not something that normally gets a lot of play. But I thought this blog's readers would be interested. The first is Brentin...
Rank this Week: 453

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 1

    Cecil, Hercules, Leo, and Billions of Unnamed Animal

    Cecil, Hercules, Leo, and Billions of Unnamed Animal
    by Michael DorfAmidst the furor over dentist Walter Palmer's killing of Cecil the Lion, on Wednesday a New York trial court judge ruled against the Nonhuman Rights Project's habeas corpus action on behalf of two chimpanzees--Hercules and…
  • Jul 31

    Supreme Snark

    Supreme Snark
    by Michael DorfAs I noted earlier in the week, on Tuesday I was one of the panelists for the Practicing Law Institute's all-day Supreme Court Review session. Many interesting topics were discussed. Here I want to consider one set of them: The…
  • Jul 30

    Blaming the Victims -- German Style versus U.S. Style

    Blaming the Victims -- German Style versus U.S. Style
    by Neil H. BuchananToday, Verdict published Part Two of my two-column series analyzing the Greek/euro disaster.  Part One, published on Tuesday, was devoted mostly to describing the simple economics of the situation, as well as the…
Rank this Week: 1005

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Aug 1

    Welcome to Our August Blogger

    Welcome to Our August Blogger
    Our August student guest blogger will be 2L James Wold. James is originally from Janesville, Wisconsin, and has worked for over a decade as a sports editor. He is interested in sports law, particularly international sports law. Many thanks to…
  • Jul 28

    Broad Support for Regional Economic Cooperation Found in New Law School Poll

    Broad Support for Regional Economic Cooperation Found in New Law School Poll
      A substantial majority of people in the Chicago “megacity” – the region stretching from the Milwaukee area, across metropolitan Chicago, and into northwest Indiana – want to see their political leaders make a…
  • Jul 27

    Marquette Students Study Comparative Law in Germany

    Marquette Students Study Comparative Law in Germany
    This is week Two of the Summer Session in International and Comparative Law, taking place in Giessen, Germany.  Pictured to the left are my students in the class on Comparative Law.  They come from Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Brazil,…
Rank this Week: 4722

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 1

    Request for Public Comment on Exchange-Traded Product

    Request for Public Comment on Exchange-Traded Product
    The SEC is soliciting comments on exchange-traded products and the window for comment is drawing to a close. This issue has not received the attention that it deserves. Hopefully, some of this Blog's readers will consider contributing. The…
  • Aug 1

    Law Professor Survey on the Use of Popular Culture in Law Teaching

    Law Professor Survey on the Use of Popular Culture in Law Teaching
    Cynthia Bond, a professor at John Marshall Law School, has requested that I post the following survey announcement: Greetings Law Teacher Colleagues: I am working on an article this summer on uses of popular culture in the law school…
  • Aug 1

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Bryce Cullinane, Case Note, Assessing Irving Picard's Writ of certiorari in Picard v. JPMorgan Chase: Another Chapter in the Saga of Bernie…
Rank this Week: 184

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Aug 1

    International Court of Justice Schedules Public Hearings in Two Case

    International Court of Justice Schedules Public Hearings in Two Case
    The International Court of Justice has scheduled public hearings for October in two pending matters: In the case of Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Preliminary…
  • Jul 31

    Illinois Enacts Law to Better Implement Consular Notification

    Illinois Enacts Law to Better Implement Consular Notification
    The issue of consular notification and access has been much in the news and in the courts in the United States over the last fifteen years. The United States has been brought before the International Court of Justice three times...
  • Jul 30

    World Day Against Trafficking in Person

    World Day Against Trafficking in Person
    Pursuant to a 2013 United Nations General Assembly Resolution (68/192), July 30 is designated as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness about the problem and to focus on protection of victims. The UN estimates that…
Rank this Week: 4498

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

Edited by William D. Henderson, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, Michele DeStefano, Andrew Morris and Jerry Organ.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • Aug 1

    Legal Analytics to Build Substantive Legal Strategy

    Legal Analytics to Build Substantive Legal Strategy
    Lex Machina and Ravel Law are two start-ups in the legal analytics space. Per an invite that arrived in my email yesterday, these companies are collaborating on an upcoming webinar that shows lawyers how to use legal analytics to build...
  • Jul 29

    "Solicitors 'in denial' about threat from accountants"

    &quot;Solicitors 'in denial' about threat from accountants&quot;
    That's the headline from today's Law Society Gazette, the publication of record for solicitors in England and Wales. The UK is fairly far along in liberalization of its legal markets, progressing from the Clementi Report in 2004 to the…
  • Jul 22

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (Part II)

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (Part II)
    If you're trying to maximize the financial value of an undergraduate degree, it is better to bet on course of study than college prestige. Indeed, prestige is largely irrelevant to those who major in engineering, computer science, or math.…
Rank this Week: 2232

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Aug 1

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 4

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 4
    This conversation started with my post about planned early dispute resolution (PEDR). My friend, Peter Benner, and I exchanged comments in that post.  Here are links to Part 2-ish and Part 3 in this conversation.…
  • Jul 23

    A Contracts Take on Consumer Arbitration Agreement

    A Contracts Take on Consumer Arbitration Agreement
    Over at Concurring Opinions Lawrence Cunningham (GW) has posted a contract law perspective on adhesion contracts with arbitration agreements.  Enjoy.    
  • Jul 23

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 3

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 3
    This conversation started with my post about planned early dispute resolution (PEDR).  My friend, Peter Benner, and I exchanged comments in that post.  Because we decided to continue this conversation for a while, I am posting our…
Rank this Week: 1429

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
  • Aug 1

    Gedächtnisschrift for Hannes Unberath

    Gedächtnisschrift for Hannes Unberath
    The publishing house C.H. Beck has recently released the “Gedächtnisschrift für Hannes Unberath”. Edited by Stefan Arnold and Stephan Lorenz the volume contains, among others, four German language contributions…
  • Jul 31

    It’s Taken 15 Years…

    It’s Taken 15 Years…
    …For the Spanish lawmaker to fulfill the promise, made in 2000, of a Ley de cooperación juridical internacional en material civil. The new Act can be downloaded here. It will come into force  in twenty days.…
  • Jul 30

    Out now: The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member State

    Out now: The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member State
    Dr. Agnieszka Okonska, LL.M. (Leipzig), has just published a monumental comparative study on “The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member States” (Die Widerklage im Zivilprozessrecht der…
Rank this Week: 25

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Another "Home-Field" Advantage for Tom Brady in New York?

    Another &quot;Home-Field&quot; Advantage for Tom Brady in New York?
    With each passing day, we are discovering that litigating in New York presents Tom Brady with advantages not available to him in Minnesota. As my estimable colleague, Alan Milstein, pointed out the other day, the "manifest disregard of the…
  • Jul 30

    MORE OF THE BRADY BUNCH

    MORE OF THE BRADY BUNCH
    (This post in authored by Alan Milstein)Sometimes lawyers can outthink themselves.Much has been written about where Tom Brady was going to file his Motion to Vacate the Commissioner’s arbitration decision. The good money was on…
  • Jul 29

    Request: Myths of Baseball Rule

    Request: Myths of Baseball Rule
    At SEALS earlier this week, I was part of a very successful discussion group titled Baseball and Law, Law and Baseball, which explored a variety of links between baseball and law. My very small piece was a request for ideas on a future work,…
Rank this Week: 371