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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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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/
  • May 31

    Legal Malpractice Suit Dismissed

    Legal Malpractice Suit Dismissed
    The CEO of Blue Star Jets has lost his legal malpractice suit of claims brought against the attorneys who had handled his divorce from his first wife. The New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department held that This...
  • May 31

    A Renowned Expert Gets Suspended

    A Renowned Expert Gets Suspended
    The New Jersey Supreme Court has imposed a six-month suspension of an attorney who violated multiple rules of professional conduct. Details from this letter decision of the Disciplinary Review Board Compounding the Board's concern is…
  • May 31

    Court Holds Mintz Levin Not Entitled To Summary Judgment On Discrimination And Retaliation Claim

    Court Holds Mintz Levin Not Entitled To Summary Judgment On Discrimination And Retaliation Claim
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has held that summary judgment is not appropriate on most of an attorney's claims against the Mintz Levin law firm. The court also held that some "self-help" options are available to an…
Rank this Week: 177

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • May 31

    Robert Kennedy and the Bill of Right

    Robert Kennedy and the Bill of Right
    In this post I want to introduce two themes of my (work-in-progress) Bill of Rights book.  One is how the Cold War influenced America's view of its Bill of Rights.  The other is the question (raised in an earlier post) about why we…
  • May 29

    Archie Bunker is Alive and Well

    Archie Bunker is Alive and Well
    This week I will return to posts about my forthcoming book on the Bill of Rights, but I cannot avoid one more about the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.In 2012, many conservatives were critical of President Obama and Senate…
  • May 27

    Workshop on Artificial Intelligence: Law and Policy

    Workshop on Artificial Intelligence: Law and Policy
    On May 24, 2016, the White House co-hosted a public workshop on Artificial Intelligence held at the University of Washington.  The video of the entire workshop is available here.The panel on AI law and policy, featuring Deirdre Mulligan…
Rank this Week: 307

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: 49

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

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 134

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 243

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/
  • May 31

    Dell Appraisal Result

    Dell Appraisal Result
    Well, Carl Icahn said $13.75 for Dell's 2013 going private deal was too low and he encouraged stockholders to seek an appraisal for their shares. While Mr. Icahn wasn't patient enough to hang in there, for those who were, they...
  • Apr 26

    Charter-Time Warner Cable merger gets approval

    Charter-Time Warner Cable merger gets approval
    Two weeks after California recommended approval of the Charter-Time Warner Cable deal, now the DOJ/FCC have also cleared the way for that deal to close - but with conditions. On April 12, California administrative law judge recommend approval…
  • Apr 25

    New M&A Casebook

    New M&A Casebook
    I'm happy to announce the publication of a new casebook: Hill, Quinn, and Davidoff Solomon's Mergers and Acquisitions: Law, Theory, and Practice: Being an M&A practitioner or litigator requires not only a knowledge of the law—the…
Rank this Week: 104

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 31

    New Issue: Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Internacional

    New Issue: Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Internacional
    The latest issue of the Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Internacional (no. 4, 2016) is out. Contents include:Alejandro Chehtman, Tribunales de ocupación, jus ad bellum y grupos no estatales: revisando la ética de la…
  • May 31

    Crawford: The Temporal and Geographic Reach of International Humanitarian Law

    Crawford: The Temporal and Geographic Reach of International Humanitarian Law
    Emily Crawford (Univ. of Sydney - Law) has posted The Temporal and Geographic Reach of International Humanitarian Law (in The Oxford Guide to International Humanitarian Law, Ben Saul & Dapo Akande eds., forthcoming). Here's the…
  • May 31

    Cohen: Fragmentation

    Cohen: Fragmentation
    Harlan Grant Cohen (Univ. of Georgia - Law) has posted Fragmentation (in Fundamental Concepts for International Law: The Construction of a Discipline, Jean d’Aspremont & Sahib Singh eds., forthcoming). Here's the abstract:A danger,…
Rank this Week: 88

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 31

    Yin on the Origins of the Percentage Depletion Allowance

    Yin on the Origins of the Percentage Depletion Allowance
    George K. Yin, University of Virginia School of Law, has posted A Maritime Lawyer, the Percentage Depletion Allowance, and the Joint Committee on Taxation:This year marks the 90th anniversary of both the percentage depletion allowance and the…
  • May 31

    Special Issue: Regulated Self-Regulation

    Special Issue: Regulated Self-Regulation
    The French-German online-journal Trivium (Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme Paris) has announced the publication of a special issue (No. 21, May 18, 2016) devoted to “Regulated Self-Regulation.”  It is edited by Peter…
  • May 30

    Ms. Peppercorn Considers: Best Practices for Acknowledging Others' Work

    Ms. Peppercorn Considers: Best Practices for Acknowledging Others' Work
    Dear readers, it is my pleasure to bring you our latest installment of MS PEPPERCORN CONSIDERS! An occasional advice column for legal historians facing knotty problems (by regular guest blogger Sarah Barringer Gordon)* Credit: BitmojiDear LHB…
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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/
  • May 31

    Rosen on Statutory Interpretation

    Rosen on Statutory Interpretation
    Arie Rosen (University of Auckland Faculty of Law) has posted Statutory Interpretation and the Many Virtues of Legislation (Oxford J Legal Studies (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The question of statutory interpretation is closely…
  • May 31

    Gomez on the Hart-Fuller Debate

    Gomez on the Hart-Fuller Debate
    Juan Vega Gomez (National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) - UNAM, Legal Research Institute) has posted The Hart-Fuller Debate (Philosophy Compass, 9: 45–53) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: I will center the discussion of the…
  • May 30

    Sayed on Third World International Lawyers & International Institution

    Sayed on Third World International Lawyers & International Institution
    Hani Sayed (American University in Cairo (AUC) - Department of Law) has posted On the Political Limits of Pragmatism: Third Worldist International Lawyers and International Institutions on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A study of the…
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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
  • May 31

    New Article: “Health Care and the Myth of Self-Reliance”

    New Article: “Health Care and the Myth of Self-Reliance”
    New Article: Nichole Huberfeld & Jessica L. Roberts, Health Care and the Myth of Self-Reliance, 57 B.C. L. Rev. 1 (2016).  Abstract below: King v. Burwell asked the Supreme Court to decide if, in providing assistance to purchase…
  • May 30

    New Blog Post and Report on State Level EITC program

    New Blog Post and Report on State Level EITC program
    New Blog Post: Francine Lipman, Oklahoma Decreases Working Poor Family Benefits, Surley Subgroup Blog, May 29, 2106. which includes a link to a report: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, How Much Would a State Earned Income Tax Credit…
  • May 28

    News Coverage: “Confronting the Parasite Economy”

    News Coverage: “Confronting the Parasite Economy”
    News Coverage: Nick Hanauer, Confronting the Parasite Economy, American Prospect, May 16, 2016.
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Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 178

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/
  • May 31

    Sahand Moarefy: Partially Unwinding Sanctions: The Problematic Construct of Sanctions Relief in the JCPOA (Lawfare Research Paper Series)

    Sahand Moarefy: Partially Unwinding Sanctions: The Problematic Construct of Sanctions Relief in the JCPOA (Lawfare Research Paper Series)
    Lawfare is pleased to announced the publication of a new working paper in the Lawfare Research Paper Series: Partially Unwinding Sanctions: The Problematic Construct of Sanctions Relief in the JCPOA by Sahand Moarefy. From the abstract: By…
  • May 31

    Ten Years of Observation on EU Data Protection

    Ten Years of Observation on EU Data Protection
    I have a close friend who used to work in government and is now out in the private world.  S/he (I will use "he" henceforth, but without a gender indication to be inferred from its use) has ten years of experience dealing with the EU…
  • May 29

    Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins Remarks at Guantanamo Bay

    Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins Remarks at Guantanamo Bay
    Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins issued the following statement over the weekend: CHIEF PROSECUTOR MARK MARTINS REMARKS AT GUANTANAMO BAY 28 MAY 2016 Good evening. As we commemorate Memorial Day on Monday, we pause in solemn…
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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/
  • May 31

    Is Marital Trust Overrated?

    Is Marital Trust Overrated?
    A second very interesting presentation from the International Family Law Scholars conference I attended last week was Jill Hasday's presentation on her forthcoming book about deception. I had not really thought about it before, but deception,…
  • May 31

    So, What Exactly is the ABF?

    So, What Exactly is the ABF?
    Thanks to Sarah and Howard for re-inviting me to post about the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Many PrawfsBlawg readers may already know what the ABF is and what it does, but since I became the new ABF Director back in the fall, I’ve…
  • May 30

    Veep, S5E6

    Veep, S5E6
    More small developments as the season moves towards the inevitable vote in the House. Selina must choose two failing banks to bail out and picks one of them because it is based in Illinois, a state she needs. The show still has her treating…
Rank this Week: 61

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • May 31

    Ross on Student Speech and Entry Into the School-to-Prison Pipeline

    Ross on Student Speech and Entry Into the School-to-Prison Pipeline
    Catherine J. Ross, George Washington University Law School, and Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, is publishing 'Bitch,' Go Directly to Jail: Student Speech and Entry into the School-to-Prison Pipeline in volume 88 of Temple…
  • May 27

    Penney on Online Surveillance and Wikipedia Use

    Penney on Online Surveillance and Wikipedia Use
    Jon Penney, University of Oxford, Oxford Internet Institute; Citizen Lab, University of Toronto; Harvard University, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and Dalhousie Unviersity Schulich School of Law, is publishing Chilling Effects:…
  • May 27

    Pasquale on Platform Neutrality and Freedom of Expression Spheres of Private Power

    Pasquale on Platform Neutrality and Freedom of Expression Spheres of Private Power
    Frank A. Pasquale III, University of Maryland School of Law, and Yale University Information Society Project, is publishing Platform Neutrality: Enhancing Freedom of Expression in Spheres of Private Power in Theoretical Inquiries in Law. Here…
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EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 560

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 31

    Review: Human rights’ importance clear in Amazon “rubber barons” film

    Review: Human rights’ importance clear in Amazon “rubber barons” film
    Embrace of the Serpent opens with the image of an Amazonian shaman, Karamakate, dressed in the authentic dress of his people. The man peers out over the river and quickly stands up as if he senses something. Then, a long boat pulls in…
  • May 31

    Introducing Hannah Coleman

    Introducing Hannah Coleman
    It’s my great pleasure today to introduce Hannah Coleman as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Hannah’s a member of the Class of 2017 at the University of Georgia School of Law, where she just completed a spring semester course on…
  • May 30

    Go On! Intensive Course: Latin America in the Global Context

    Go On! Intensive Course: Latin America in the Global Context
    The course will be held in Bogotá, Colombia from October 24-28, 2016, offering advanced training in litigation, research, law and innovative strategies for implementing social rights. Taught by jurists and academics…
Rank this Week: 260

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 31

    Amicus in Lanham Act/commercial speech case

    Amicus in Lanham Act/commercial speech case
    Mark McKenna just filed this brief on behalf of law professors, including me, supporting a simple resolution of Tobinick v. Novella, which should be an easy case (and in easy cases it may be tempting to sweep too…
  • May 27

    Throwback trade dress, Care Bears edition

    Throwback trade dress, Care Bears edition
    Newly added to my collection, the infringing Dan-Dee teddy with the functional tummy graphics:American Greetings Corp. v. Dan­Dee Imports, Inc., 807 F. 2d 1136 (3d Cir. 1986)http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • May 27

    NPR Marketplace on Oracle v. Google

    NPR Marketplace on Oracle v. Google
    I'm quoted in the story.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
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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/
  • May 31

    From Tehran to Atlanta, Social Justice Lawyer Azadeh Shahshahani Fighting for Human Right

    From Tehran to Atlanta, Social Justice Lawyer Azadeh Shahshahani Fighting for Human Right
    Azadeh Shahshahani is a practicing human rights lawyer who has worked for over a decade in the US South. She was the first woman of color to lead the National Lawyers Guild and has been deeply involved in the movements for immigrants’…
  • May 23

    The Bathroom War

    The Bathroom War
    So, on the one hand, I find myself befuddled by the North Carolina “bathroom law” and other extreme responses to transgender rights.... On the other hand, the traditionalist reaction does unwittingly reveal a real tension in the…
  • May 17

    Religious Freedom and the Contraceptive Case

    Religious Freedom and the Contraceptive Case
    The cases involving religious freedom and the contraception mandate were decided yesterday. Some of the reporting discussed the case as if it showed the problems of a 4-4 division of the Justices on the Court. I do not agree. Aside from…
Rank this Week: 818

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: 308

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/
  • May 31

    [Cass Sunstein] ‘Star Wars’ is about freedom of choice

    [Cass Sunstein] ‘Star Wars’ is about freedom of choice
    If you’d told me a year ago that I would end up writing a book about “Star Wars,” I wouldn’t have believed you. But when my young son, Declan, fell for the movies, I got hooked. One reason is that the saga makes a…
  • May 31

    [Eugene Volokh] Cass Sunstein guest-blogging on ‘The World According to Star Wars’

    [Eugene Volokh] Cass Sunstein guest-blogging on ‘The World According to Star Wars’
    I’m delighted to report that Prof. Cass Sunstein (Harvard Law School) will be guest-blogging this week about his new book, “The World According to Star Wars.” Sunstein is one of the most influential legal scholars working…
  • May 29

    [David Post] On Donald Trump and the rule of law

    [David Post] On Donald Trump and the rule of law
    Donald Trump at a rally in San Diego on Friday. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Donald Trump’s recent public excoriation of the judge (and the magistrate judge) handling the “Trump University” lawsuit is truly appalling and,…
Rank this Week: 9

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 79

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 1764

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • May 31

    Phone Scams, the IRS as Bogeyman, and Republican Opportunism

    Phone Scams, the IRS as Bogeyman, and Republican Opportunism
    by Neil H. BuchananLast week, I retrieved a voice mail message from my home telephone line.  The speaker sounded as if English was his second language, and it was clear that he was reading the following words:"Hi, this is Officer Ron [or…
  • May 30

    In Praise of the Insincere Trans Debate

    In Praise of the Insincere Trans Debate
    by Michael DorfDuring the last few years of the public debate over same-sex marriage, social conservatives found themselves making arguments against SSM that some conservative intellectuals sincerely believed but that did not reflect the…
  • May 27

    The States' "Bathroom Case" and Dynamic Statutory Interpretation

    The States' "Bathroom Case" and Dynamic Statutory Interpretation
    by Michael DorfOn Wednesday, Texas and nine other states (as well as various localities and officials) sued the United States, seeking to block implementation of the policy regarding access to restrooms by transgender students set forth in…
Rank this Week: 1545

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 31

    Rooming with the Parent

    Rooming with the Parent
    From the New York Times: The empty nests are filling up: For the first time in modern history, young adults ages 18 to 34 are more likely to live with a parent than with a romantic partner, according to a...
  • May 30

    Happy Memorial Day

    Happy Memorial Day
  • May 29

    4 Things Newly Single Women Should Do With Their Finance

    4 Things Newly Single Women Should Do With Their Finance
    Saving for a New You From US News & World Report: Over the years, I've worked with many women who find themselves newly single as a result of divorce or widowhood. Those life events can be incredibly demanding emotionally, even...
Rank this Week: 232

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/
Rank this Week: 376

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/
Rank this Week: 333

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 31

    Iran Will Boycott This Year's Hajj

    Iran Will Boycott This Year's Hajj
    Reflecting continuing tension between the two countries, on Sunday Iran announced that it will not allow its citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia in September for the Hajj.  According to the New York Times, Iran blamed Saudi Arabia for…
  • May 31

    Catholic Publisher Must File Reports With AG Under New Hampshire Law

    Catholic Publisher Must File Reports With AG Under New Hampshire Law
    In Attorney General, Director of Charitable Trusts v. Loreto Publications, Inc., (NH Sup. Ct., May 27, 2016), the New Hampshire Supreme Court held that a non-profit publishing house and bookseller of Catholic literature is a "charitable…
  • May 31

    Britain's Home Office Launches Investigation Into Sharia Law

    Britain's Home Office Launches Investigation Into Sharia Law
    In Britain last week, Home Secretary Theresa May announced that her office has begun an independent investigation into the application of Sharia law in England and Wales.  The review will be chaired by Professor Mona Siddiqui, an…
Rank this Week: 189

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 31

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research and writing, practice, and technology. Research & Writing Get Your Pronouns Right Neil…
  • May 31

    Think Again – Avoiding Communication Pitfall

    Think Again – Avoiding Communication Pitfall
    Nothing causes trouble in legal practice quite like communication failures. As Ian Hu from LAWPRO reminded us in his Slaw post last month, communication are the number one source of malpractice claims. Honing proactive and effective…
  • May 30

    The Law of Limitations, 3rd Edition

    The Law of Limitations, 3rd Edition
    We are excited to announce the recent publication, by Lexis-Nexis Canada Inc., of The Law of Limitations, Third Edition. The first two editions were written prior to the coming into force of the Limitations Act, 2002, so this new edition is…
Rank this Week: 116

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 31

    Update On Murder-For-Hire Investigation Into Dan Markel's Death

    Update On Murder-For-Hire Investigation Into Dan Markel's Death
    Canadian Jewish News, Man Charged for Murder of Toronto Law Professor Dan Markel Forward, Police Arrest Alleged Hitman for Cold-Blooded Murder of Law Professor Fox News, Arrest Leaves Unanswered Questions in Killing of Popular FSU Professor…
  • May 31

    NY Times:IRS Ruling Is Obstacle To Health Care Networks Promoted By Obama

    NY Times:IRS Ruling Is Obstacle To Health Care Networks Promoted By Obama
    New York Times, I.R.S. Ruling Is Obstacle to Health Care Networks Promoted by Obama: A ruling by the Internal Revenue Service creates a significant obstacle to a new type of health care network that the Obama administration has promoted as a…
  • May 31

    The Perils Of Writing A Provocative Email At Yale

    The Perils Of Writing A Provocative Email At Yale
    The Atlantic, The Perils of Writing a Provocative Email at Yale: Last fall, student protesters at Yale University demanded that Professor Nicholas Christakis, an academic star who has successfully mentored Ivy League undergraduates for years,…
Rank this Week: 50

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • May 31

    American Society on Aging Call for Proposal

    American Society on Aging Call for Proposal
    The annual American Society on Aging (ASA) conference is scheduled for March 20-24, 2017 in Chicago. The planning committee is now accepting proposals to present at the conference. For more information or to submit a proposal, click here. The…
  • May 30

    Call for Abstracts-Association for Gerontology in Higher Education

    Call for Abstracts-Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
    The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education's (AGHE) annual conference is scheduled for March 9-12, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The call for abstracts for one of the six themes for the conference closes at noon on June 1, 2016. For...
  • May 30

    Tasteful, Tacky or Trendy: A Proposed TV Show Involving Family Fights over Heirlooms?

    Tasteful, Tacky or Trendy: A Proposed TV Show Involving Family Fights over Heirlooms?
    It's Memorial Day. Perhaps you are sharing a picnic with family and friends. You might need a topic to spice up the conversation amid potato salad and barbecued hot dogs, right? How about this... Recently I've been hearing from lawyers...
Rank this Week: 198

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • May 30

    “Say No to This”: Courts Must Stop Holding that Firing Attractive Women Is Not Sex Discrimination

    “Say No to This”: Courts Must Stop Holding that Firing Attractive Women Is Not Sex Discrimination
    Hofstra University law professor Joanna Grossman critiques a recent decision by a New York trial court holding that a woman who was allegedly fired by a male boss because she was “too cute” and causing the boss’s wife to be…
  • May 30

    Discrimination & Criminal Justice in the 21st Century

    Discrimination & Criminal Justice in the 21st Century
    Cornell University law professor Joseph Margulies comments on last week’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Foster v. Chatman, in which the Court considered whether a prosecutor’s use of peremptory challenges to remove all…
  • May 26

    Don’t Compare Trump’s Presidential Campaign to Barry Goldwater’

    Don’t Compare Trump’s Presidential Campaign to Barry Goldwater’
    John W. Dean, former counsel to President Nixon, explains why any comparisons between Donald Trump’s and Barry Goldwater’s presidential campaigns are completely off the mark. Dean argues that Barry Goldwater entered public service…
Rank this Week: 1038

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
  • May 30

    Geo-blocking and the conflict of laws: ships that pass in the night?

    Geo-blocking and the conflict of laws: ships that pass in the night?
    On 25 May 2016, the European Commission presented its long-awaited proposal for a regulation on addressing geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers’ nationality, place of residence or place of establishment…
  • May 29

    General Principles of European Private International Law (book)

    General Principles of European Private International Law (book)
    Many thanks to Dr Eva Lein, Herbert Smith Freehills Senior Research Fellow in Private International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, who has shared this information and provided the link below.  Are there…
  • May 28

    The Proposed Revision of the Posting Directive (paper)

    The Proposed Revision of the Posting Directive (paper)
    Veerle Van Den Eeckhout has written a working paper version of an article on the Proposed  Revision of the Posting Directive.  The working paper, in Dutch, is entitled “Toepasselijk arbeidsrecht bij…
Rank this Week: 23

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/
  • May 30

    Upcoming Speaking Engagements:

    Upcoming Speaking Engagements:
    UP-COMING EVENTS June 1, 2016, 5:30 p.m., League of Women Voters of Albany County, NY, annual dinner meeting at the Normanside Country Club, Elsmere, NY June 2, 2016, keynote address, Justice Studies Association Annual Meeting at the…
  • May 24

    Bernie and Ralph

    Bernie and Ralph
    Let’s talk about Bernie Sanders and Ralph Nader. I have enormous respect for what both men have been trying to tell us. I also have enormous respect for Nader’s willingness to plow his earnings back into the effort to improve many…
  • May 19

    When More Law is Too Much – a Case of Airport Exce

    When More Law is Too Much – a Case of Airport Exce
    A proposal before the Albany County legislature makes it a crime to “interfere[] with or fail[] to submit” to the United States Transportation Security Administration inspection protocols.  It would become a crime to turn…
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Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • May 30

    Model Rambut Polwan Cantik manis dan modi

    Model Rambut Polwan Cantik manis dan modi
     Ada banyak saat yang sebelumnya, kehadiran polwan pernah menghebohkan orang-orang ukuran elegan lewat internet ataupun pula tv. Polwan atau polisi perempuan ini pula kerapkali tampak di tv isi event yang menjadi bintang tamu serta lain…
  • May 24

    Model Baju Pesta Anak Perempuan modis cantik menawan

    Model Baju Pesta Anak Perempuan modis cantik menawan
     Selanjutnya dasarnya type pakaian anak wanita sepertinya unggul banyak dibanding oleh type pakaian anak lelaki, terlebih selanjutnya type pakaian pesta anak wanita, hmmm...... telah tak butuh diperbincangkan sekali lagi mengenai itu,…
  • Apr 15

    Makanan Pedas Bisa Segera Hilangkan Rasa Sedih

    Makanan Pedas Bisa Segera Hilangkan Rasa Sedih
    Rasa sedih tentu pernah dirasa dengan kebanyakan orang. Terdapat yang dapat selekasnya menghilangkannya serta hidup normal kembali misal umum, tetapi terdapat pula yang susah mengatur rasa sedih mendalam yang mereka rasakan sampai…
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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/
  • May 30

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Neuroscience and the Law: Don’t Rush In, The New York Review of Books In The Popular Press: Machine Bias, ProPublica A Severed Head, Two Cops, and the Radical Future of Interrogation, WIRED Why IQ…
  • May 29

    "Emotion and False Memory"

    "Emotion and False Memory"
    Recently Published on SSRN (and in Emotion Review, Vol.8, No.1, 2016): "Emotion and False Memory" ROBIN L. KAPLAN, Bureau of Labor Statistics ILSE VAN DAMME, KU Leuven, Department of Psychology, Laboratory of Experimental Psychology LINDA J.…
  • May 27

    "Implicit Bias, Responsibilty, and Moral Ecology"

    "Implicit Bias, Responsibilty, and Moral Ecology"
    Recently published on SSRN (and forthcoming in: D. Shoemaker, ed., Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility (2017)): "Implicit Bias, Responsibility, and Moral Ecology" MANUEL R. VARGAS, University of San Francisco - School of Law,…
Rank this Week: 2433

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 30

    How to Cope with an Alzheimer's Diagnosi

    How to Cope with an Alzheimer's Diagnosi
    Approximately 5.4 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s, which has many friends and family members wondering how to act toward them. With disease progression being unpredictable, it is hard to understand the different stages and learn…
  • May 30

    Baby Boomers Working with Millennials on Financial Investing

    Baby Boomers Working with Millennials on Financial Investing
    Surprisingly, baby boomers and their millennial offspring’s strong financial relationship is positively impacting ancient investment strategies. Research suggests that millennials are more likely to follow their instincts and invest at…
  • May 30

    Article on Rights of an Absentee Decedent in New York

    Article on Rights of an Absentee Decedent in New York
    Brett Rondeau recently published a Note entitled, Rising From the Dead: An Examination of the Rights of an Alleged Decedent Upon Return in the State of New York, 29 Quinnipiac Prob. L.J. 177-193 (2016). Provided below is a summary of...
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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
  • May 30

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 63, Issue 4

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 63, Issue 4
    Volume 63, Issue 4 (May 2016) Articles Accidents of Federalism: Ratemaking and Policy Innovation in Public Utility Law William Boyd & Ann E. Carlson 810 Protecting Disfavored Minorities: Toward Institutional Realism Joy Milligan 894…
  • May 30

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 64, Discourse

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 64, Discourse
    Volume 64, Discourse Discourse Citizens Coerced: A Legislative Fix for Workplace Political Intimidation Post-Citizens United Alexander Hertel-Fernandez & Paul Secunda 2 Lessons From Social Science for Kennedy’s Doctrinal Inquiry in…
  • May 30

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 63, Issue 3

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 63, Issue 3
    Volume 63, Issue 3 (March 2016) Articles The System of Equitable Remedies Samuel L. Bray 530 Challenging the “Criminal Alien” Paradigm Angélica Cházaro 594 Plenary Power, Political Questions, and Sovereignty in…
Rank this Week: 59

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/
  • May 30

    Heminway's June Scholarship and Teaching Tour 2016 - Part I

    Heminway's June Scholarship and Teaching Tour 2016 - Part I
    This year, my research and writing season has started off with a bang. While grading papers and exams earlier this month, I finished writing one symposium piece and first-round-edited another. Today, I will put the final touches on PowerPoint…
  • May 30

    Reflecting: Memorial Day Greeting

    Reflecting: Memorial Day Greeting
    As a former student of modern American History (yes, that was my undergraduate major, along with International Relations), I find Memorial Day both sobering and inspiring. The number of servicemen and servicewomen, as well as others, that we…
  • May 29

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (May 29, 2016)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (May 29, 2016)
    Is "the time ... ripe for the development of shareholder duties on the part of institutional investors"? https://t.co/xqMSPVf7Ee #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) May 23, 2016 "Ayn ... Rand’s villains were just as…
Rank this Week: 114

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • May 30

    Hissene Habre found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity

    Hissene Habre found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity
    The Extraordinary African Chambers issued its decision today finding the former dictator of Chad, Hissene Habre, guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Chambers sentenced Habre to life in prison. Habre ruled Chad from 1982 to…
  • May 29

    Save the Date: Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference in September

    Save the Date: Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference in September
    The Central States Law Schools Association Scholarship Conference will be held on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, North Dakota. CSLSA is an organization of…
  • May 23

    Financial Crisis at IACHR Threatens Human Rights Work

    Financial Crisis at IACHR Threatens Human Rights Work
    In a press release today, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) announced that a severe financial crisis is threatening its ability to carry out its mission. Because of the dire nature of this situation, the press release is…
Rank this Week: 1096

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/
  • May 30

    How Young is Too Young?

    How Young is Too Young?
    by Tamar Birckhead In my role as a clinical law professor, I am currently representing a client in juvenile court charged with disorderly conduct, defined as a public disturbance caused by fighting or other violent conduct (among other acts),…
  • May 30

    How Young is Too Young?

    How Young is Too Young?
    by Tamar Birckhead In my role as a clinical law professor, I am currently representing a client in juvenile court charged with disorderly conduct, defined as a public disturbance caused by fighting or other violent conduct (among other acts),…
  • May 29

    Calling Trump Out on Human Right

    Calling Trump Out on Human Right
    It hardly needs saying that presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump does not care one whit about human rights, in the US or elsewhere. This is a man who called for the torture of innocent family members of Isis terrorists, supported...
Rank this Week: 1765

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: 313

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/
  • May 30

    Blobfest is Coming!

    Blobfest is Coming!
    Off topic. For fans of low-budget 1950s sci fi movies, The Blob is a classic. The blob arrives from outer space and proceeds to grow in size as it consumes people. A young Steve McQueen discovers how to halt the...
  • May 29

    Professional Formation and the Political Economy of the American Law School by Louis D. Bilioni

    Professional Formation and the Political Economy of the American Law School by Louis D. Bilioni
    Another important article on teaching professional identity to law students: Professional Formation and the Political Economy of the American Law School by Louis D. Bilionis. Abstract: "This article proposes that a comprehensive model…
  • May 29

    20th Annual Webby Award

    20th Annual Webby Award
    No, we weren’t invited to the party. But many serious and not-so-serious folks were. All award winners could give acceptance speeches, but only speeches with five or fewer words. If you noodle around here and have patience, you can hear...
Rank this Week: 957

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/
  • May 30

    Brody on the Charity Property Tax Exemption

    Brody on the Charity Property Tax Exemption
    Evelyn Brody has posted The 21st Century Fight Over Who Sets the Terms of the Charity Property Tax Exemption on SSRN with the following abstract: Turning from the substantive issue of defining charity, this article considers the “who”…
  • May 30

    Berg on Religious Nonprofit

    Berg on Religious Nonprofit
    Thomas C. Berg has posted Partly Acculturated Religious Activity: A Case for Accommodating Religious Nonprofits on SSRN with the following abstract: Many of today’s most vexing problems concerning the accommodation of religion involve…
  • May 29

    Educational Nonprofit Under Investigation

    Educational Nonprofit Under Investigation
    A South Carolina nonprofit has recently come under fire for their practices in fund disbursement. Palmetto Kids First Scholarship Program is an organization that gives students with disabilities scholarships to obtain private school education…
Rank this Week: 4396