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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/
Rank this Week: 1100

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 2

    Woolley & Farrow on New Legal Service Providers & Access to Justice

    Woolley & Farrow on New Legal Service Providers & Access to Justice
    Alice Woolley (University of Calgary) & Trevor C. W. Farrow (York University - Osgoode Hall Law School) have posted Addressing Access to Justice Through New Legal Service Providers: Opportunities and Challenges (3 Texas A & M Law…
  • May 2

    Perry on Liability of Strike Participants for Third Party Harm

    Perry on Liability of Strike Participants for Third Party Harm
    Ronen Perry (University of Haifa - Faculty of Law) has posted Strike-Out (Alabama Law Review, Vol. 68, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The article provides a structured efficiency-oriented response to a highly important question which…
  • May 2

    Krishnakumar on Textualism and Statutory Stare Decisi

    Krishnakumar on Textualism and Statutory Stare Decisi
    Anita S. Krishnakumar (St. John's University - School of Law) has posted Textualism and Statutory Stare Decisis on SSRN. Here is the abstract: On the surface, textualism and the doctrine of statutory stare decisis seem to have much in…
Rank this Week: 11

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: 2038

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 2

    Teaching to our student

    Teaching to our student
    It’s that time of the year when we are all involved in our favorite activities: writing and grading exams. For many of us, we’re relieved that exam time only comes at the end of the semester. But does that best serve our…
  • May 2

    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 66, Number 2, Spring 2016

    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 66, Number 2, Spring 2016
    University of Toronto Law Journal – Volume 66, Number 2, Spring 2016 ARTICLES An Economic Analysis Of Waiver Of Tort In Negligence Actions Edward M Iacobucci and Michael J Trebilcock The Inhospitable Court Elaine Craig Disgorgement:…
  • Apr 30

    Introducing Guest Blogger Nancy E. Dowd

    Introducing Guest Blogger Nancy E. Dowd
    I am delighted to welcome Professor Nancy E. Dowd who will be joining us for a guest visit this month.  Professor Dowd holds the David H. Levin Chair in Family Law at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law.  Professor…
Rank this Week: 33

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/
  • May 2

    Important Information About Medicare Taxes In 2016

    Important Information About Medicare Taxes In 2016
    This article discusses how there will be no adjustments to the Medicare tax that people will have to pay in 2016. In the Affordable Care Act (ACA) congress had imposed a 0.9 percent tax on high income earners called the...
  • May 2

    Scenarios To Consider Before Making Social Security Decision

    Scenarios To Consider Before Making Social Security Decision
    This article provides important information that people need to know about Social Security. People need to be aware of the fact that the full retirement age is changing, and this article offers a chart that shows the ages which the...
  • May 2

    Article On Special Needs Planning

    Article On Special Needs Planning
    Bernard A Krooks (Littman Krooks LLP New York, New York) recently published an outline entitled, Special Needs – Special Trusts – What You Don’t Know Can Hurt Your Clients And You!, Wealth Strategies Journal, reprinted with permission…
Rank this Week: 21

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 2

    Who needs George RR Martin when we have HBO?

    Who needs George RR Martin when we have HBO?
    If like me you are a sf/fantasy fan sick and tired of waiting for George Martin to get off his butt and finish the ASOIAF books, the good news is that we no longer need him: No longer tethered to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • May 2

    Facebook's proposed issuance of nonvoting stock challenged in Delaware Chancery Court

    Facebook's proposed issuance of nonvoting stock challenged in Delaware Chancery Court
    NBC reports: A Facebook shareholder filed a proposed class action lawsuit on Friday in a bid to stop the company's plan to issue new Class C stock, calling the move an unfair deal to entrench Chief... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 2

    Hodak to Facebook shareholders: You made your bed, now lie in it

    Hodak to Facebook shareholders: You made your bed, now lie in it
    Marc Hodak on Facebook's plan to issue non-voting stock: I’ve been hearing a lot of angst about Facebook’s decision to issue a new class of non-voting shares for the express purpose of preventing... [[ This is a content summary…
Rank this Week: 121

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • May 2

    Local Fracturing Bans Preempted in Colorado

    Local Fracturing Bans Preempted in Colorado
    Following a general trend toward state preemption of local control over oil and gas development, the Colorado Supreme Court issued two opinions today finding that Colorado law preempts local hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) bans and…
  • May 2

    The Surprising Evolution of Federal Stream Protection

    The Surprising Evolution of Federal Stream Protection
    Right now, the United States’ second-most-heated environmental controversy—behind only the Clean Power Plan—involves the Clean Water Rule, which seeks to clarify the scope of federal regulatory jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.…
  • Mar 30

    A Few Reactions to the Hawkes Oral Argument

    A Few Reactions to the Hawkes Oral Argument
    The United States Supreme Court heard oral argument this morning in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes, a case considering whether "jurisdictional determinations" under the Clean Water Act are subject to judicial review. Below…
Rank this Week: 549

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 2

    Of Smartphones in an Age of Privacy Breaches and Paranoia

    Of Smartphones in an Age of Privacy Breaches and Paranoia
    “Several were almost tharn—that is, in that state of staring, glazed paralysis that comes over terrified or exhausted rabbits, so that they sit and watch their enemies—weasels or humans—approach to take their…
  • May 2

    De-Automate Your Destruction

    De-Automate Your Destruction
    An Internet connection can automate damage to your law practice and reputation. A lawyer can’t practice without the Internet but there are ways to reduce the opportunities to be attacked. There are common applications that have become…
  • May 2

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as…
Rank this Week: 32

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/
  • May 2

    New Series on Houdini, Conan Doyle Friendship Debuts On Fox Tonight

    New Series on Houdini, Conan Doyle Friendship Debuts On Fox Tonight
    The new series Houdini and Doyle premieres tonight on Fox (9 EDT, 8 Central). The Hollywood Reporter's Tim Goodman weighs in with an early review here. For more on the real-life friendship (and subsequent break-up) of Harry and Sir Arthur,...
  • Apr 18

    "Now You See Me" Will Not Vanish After One Sequel

    "Now You See Me" Will Not Vanish After One Sequel
    According to the Independent, the magical caper film Now You See Me is getting not one but two sequels, both to be directed by Jon M. Chu. Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, and Michael Caine...
  • Mar 21

    Houdini, Lovecraft, and a Lost Manuscript

    Houdini, Lovecraft, and a Lost Manuscript
    From the Guardian: news that a long-lost H. P. Lovecraft manuscript has surfaced. This one is of particular interest to magicians. It's a piece Harry Houdini asked Lovecraft to ghostwrite (a particularly appropriate term) for him; the subject…
Rank this Week: 688

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/
  • May 2

    Study Shows Individualized Feedback in One Class Improves Performance in Other Classe

    Study Shows Individualized Feedback in One Class Improves Performance in Other Classe
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  • Apr 27

    Best New Lawyer

    Best New Lawyer
    As a second-year law student, I am always asking individuals “What attributes do you think make a new associate successful?”  Many of the individuals I have asked answered with “Well it depends…” and listed…
  • Apr 21

    Reflections on Working in Teams in Law School.

    Reflections on Working in Teams in Law School.
    How can a law school teach students to work in teams?  To work collaboratively?  To nurture their creativity and give them a chance to work on a cause larger than themselves?  In a recent  forthcoming article in the New…
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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/
  • May 2

    Drones and the “Internet of Things-Style Surveillance Network”

    Drones and the “Internet of Things-Style Surveillance Network”
    Nextgov reports that the State Department has put out a request for information for a wireless intrustion detection system that the story describes as an “Internet of Things-style surveillance network.” [The] department is…
  • May 2

    Hoover Book Soiree: Jeff Powell on "Targeting Americans"

    Hoover Book Soiree: Jeff Powell on "Targeting Americans"
    The next in our series of Hoover Book Soirees will take place at the Hoover Institution's Washington Office on May 11, when Jack interviews H. Jefferson Powell about his new book, Targeting Americans: The Constitutionality of the…
  • May 2

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Last week, fill-scale war essentially resumed in Aleppo, but Secretary of State John Kerry indicated today that participants are closer to extending the ceasefire in Syria to include Aleppo. Reuters reports that Secretary Kerry…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • May 2

    UW-Madison faculty vote "no confidence" in System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regent

    UW-Madison faculty vote "no confidence" in System President Ray Cross and the Board of Regent
    Story here. This is all very sad, considering that Madison has been one of the great state research universities in the country. Will they be in the top 20 a decade from now? We'll know within a year or two...
  • May 2

    On Trump, democracy, and tyranny

    On Trump, democracy, and tyranny
    An interesting essay by journalist Andrew Sullivan, who even works in some Plato, not implausibly. As with everything by Sullivan, the substance is mixed, but there are, as one of the several readers who sent this to me today said,...
  • May 2

    Best Anglophone political philosophers since 1945: the result

    Best Anglophone political philosophers since 1945: the result
    With not quite 320 votes cast in our latest poll, here's the top 20: 1. John Rawls (Condorcet winner: wins contests with all other choices) 2. G.A. Cohen loses to John Rawls by 214–26 3. Robert Nozick loses to John...
Rank this Week: 117

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/
Rank this Week: 1121

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

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

    "Prosecutorial Analytics"

    "Prosecutorial Analytics"
    The title of this post is the title of this interesting-looking new article by Jason Kreag now avaible via SSRN. Here is the abstract: The institution of the prosecutor has more power than any other in the criminal justice system....
  • May 2

    Digging deeply into Virginia's crowded prisons and parole paractice

    Digging deeply into Virginia's crowded prisons and parole paractice
    A local public radio station in Virginia now has available at this link a detailed look as corrections practices in the state. The umbrella title for all the coverage is "Crowded Prisons, Rare Parole: A Five Part Series," and…
  • May 2

    Would prosecutors be less aggressive if significantly more monies were devoted to indigent criminal defense?

    Would prosecutors be less aggressive if significantly more monies were devoted to indigent criminal defense?
    The question in the title of this post is the big question that lingers for me after review of this important New York Times op-ed authored by John Pfaff over the weekend. The piece provides data to back up John's...
Rank this Week: 421

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • May 2

    Wen on Chinese Land Sales and American Property Law

    Wen on Chinese Land Sales and American Property Law
    Wei Wen (University of New England) has posted How American Common Law Doctrines May Inform Mainland China to Achieve Certainty in Land Sale Contracts (Asian-Pacific Law & Policy) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: This paper explores one of…
  • Apr 28

    A Look at the Latest Mortgage Foreclosure Data: On the Rise

    A Look at the Latest Mortgage Foreclosure Data: On the Rise
    (Source: TRACReport) The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), housed at Syracuse University, is a super helpful organization that I've used for a number of years now. The group issues TracReports that provide free monthly…
  • Apr 24

    Odinet on the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Mortgage Contract

    Odinet on the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Mortgage Contract
    Chris Odinet (Southern) has posted The Unfinished Business of Dodd-Frank: Reforming the Mortgage Contract (SMU Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: The standard residential mortgage contract is due for a reappraisal. The goals of…
Rank this Week: 102

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • May 2

    Radio Berkman 236: Star Wars vs Copyright

    Radio Berkman 236: Star Wars vs Copyright
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg “George Lucas built a whole new industry with Star Wars.” says Peter S. Menell, devoted science fiction fan and a professor at the UC Berkeley School of Law, who studies copyright and…
  • Apr 28

    Susan Crawford on Why the Right Digital Decisions Will Make America Strong [AUDIO]

    Susan Crawford on Why the Right Digital Decisions Will Make America Strong [AUDIO]
    The U.S. still lags behind much of the developed world in terms of the speed and density of its internet infrastructure. In the 21st Century this disparity in access to high speed internet could stand as a critical challenge to…
  • Apr 28

    Susan Crawford on Why the Right Digital Decisions Will Make America Strong

    Susan Crawford on Why the Right Digital Decisions Will Make America Strong
    The U.S. still lags behind much of the developed world in terms of the speed and density of its internet infrastructure. In the 21st Century this disparity in access to high speed internet could stand as a critical challenge to…
Rank this Week: 325

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    Chinese Immigration to the United States, 1884-1944: A Digital Archive

    Chinese Immigration to the United States, 1884-1944: A Digital Archive
    The Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley has a "Chinese Immigration to the United States, 1884-1944: A Digital Archive." From 1882 to 1943 ,the United States government severely curtailed immigration from China to the United States. This…
  • May 2

    Puerto Ricans Leaving the Island for Mainland U.S.

    Puerto Ricans Leaving the Island for Mainland U.S.
    Map of Puerto Rico CNN reports that, continuing a trend over the last several years, Puerto Ricans are leaving the island for the mainland United States at a historic rate. The commonwealth's Institute of Statistics revealed Sunday the…
  • May 2

    From the Bookshelves: Strangers at Our Door by Zygmunt Bauman

    From the Bookshelves: Strangers at Our Door by Zygmunt Bauman
    Strangers at Our Door by Zygmunt Bauman (to be released June 2016) Refugees from the violence of wars and the brutality of famished lives have knocked on other people's doors since the beginning of time. For the people behind the...
Rank this Week: 30

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

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

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 277

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: 10

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Copyright Office 512 Roundtable: Service provider response

    Copyright Office 512 Roundtable: Service provider response
    Session 2: Notice-and-Takedown Process—Service Provider Response and Counter-Notifications  Official description: Handling of and response to notices, including timing and notices from high-volume senders; sending and handling of…
  • May 2

    Copyright Office 512 Roundtable: Notice and Takedown

    Copyright Office 512 Roundtable: Notice and Takedown
    A couple of introductory thoughts: There are over 20 panelists per hour and a half panel.  The math on that is not good in terms of substantive contributions, even if no one rolls out their talking points at all in response to specific…
  • May 1

    FESC: Choosing between approaches to 1A interpretation

    FESC: Choosing between approaches to 1A interpretation
    Andrew Tutt   Choosing Between Approaches to First Amendment Interpretation  Discussant: Vince Blasi Fundamental questions of the options in interpretive methodology and criteria for choosing among them.  Main…
Rank this Week: 280

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Princeton Prof Releases 'CV Of Failures'

    Princeton Prof Releases 'CV Of Failures'
    Johannes Haushofer, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University, has an impressive CV. But his CV of Failures has attracted even more attention, listing all the rejections he has endured in his short academic…
  • May 2

    NY Times:One Top Taxpayer Moved, And New Jersey Shuddered

    NY Times:One Top Taxpayer Moved, And New Jersey Shuddered
    New York Times: One Top Taxpayer Moved, and New Jersey Shuddered, by Robert Frank: Our top-heavy economy has come to this: One man can move out of New Jersey and put the entire state budget at risk. Other states are facing similar situations…
  • May 2

    The Evolution of Wealth Inequality: The Role of Skills, Taxes And Institution

    The Evolution of Wealth Inequality: The Role of Skills, Taxes And Institution
    Barıs Kaymak (Université de Montréal) & Markus Poschke (McGill University), The Evolution of Wealth Inequality Over Half a Century: The Role of Skills, Taxes and Institutions: Over the last 50 years, the US economy saw significant…
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • May 2

    You Might Think City Buses Don't Have a System, But They Totally Do! (it just might be copyright infringing)

    You Might Think City Buses Don't Have a System, But They Totally Do! (it just might be copyright infringing)
    Entities and people come together, do business, have disagreements, go their separate ways. It happens all the time. But nowadays, since so many things have embedded software, these break-ups of business relationships have copyright…
  • May 2

    Has Bitcoin Creator "Satoshi Nakamoto" Revealed Himself?

    Has Bitcoin Creator "Satoshi Nakamoto" Revealed Himself?
    The answer is a definite... maybe. Bitcoin, of course, is the original--and many would say at this point, most successful--effort to create a "cryptocurrency," a digital store of value that can be traded electronically without the…
  • May 2

    Watering Down Your Iced Coffee Drink

    Watering Down Your Iced Coffee Drink
    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Starbucks for negligent misrepresentation, fraud and unjust enrichment in the company’s sale of cold drinks. The company makes a good deal of its money on cold coffee and tea drinks prepared…
Rank this Week: 164

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
  • May 2

    Justin Driver, "The Southern Manifesto in Myth and Memory"

    Justin Driver, "The Southern Manifesto in Myth and Memory"
    Justin Driver is Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law and Herbert and Marjorie Fried Research Scholar. His principal research interests include constitutional law, constitutional theory, and the intersection of race with legal institutions. Prior…
  • Mar 9

    Laura Weinrib, “Freedom of Conscience and the Civil Liberties Path Not Taken”

    Laura Weinrib, “Freedom of Conscience and the Civil Liberties Path Not Taken”
    Recent efforts by opponents of same-sex marriage and reproductive rights to reorient their agenda around religious freedom have sparked an explosion of scholarship on religious claims for exemption from generally applicable laws. Professor…
  • Mar 8

    Dhammika Dharmapala, "The 'Credibility Revolution' in Empirical Law and Economics"

    Dhammika Dharmapala, "The 'Credibility Revolution' in Empirical Law and Economics"
    Dhammika Dharmapala is the Julius Kreeger Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. The 2016 Coase Lecture was presented on February 16, 2016.
Rank this Week: 175

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: 930

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/
  • May 2

    Got Me

    Got Me
    Dolphin Expressway to be Converted to 15 Consecutive Miles of Toll Booths The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX) announced on Monday that it plans to greatly expand the number of toll plazas along State Road 836. The plan, which will take…
  • Apr 29

    Carter Coal Live

    Carter Coal Live
    The DC Circuit issued a major separation of powers ruling today in Ass’n of American Railroads v. DOT. The main part of the opinion adopts a view of the non-delegation doctrine that I explained and relied on as part of … Continue…
  • Apr 29

    Mysteries of Twitter (II)

    Mysteries of Twitter (II)
    Each section of JOTWELL is set up with a basically identical wordpress blog. (Don’t ask why, there were good reasons to do it that way when we started.) Each section forwards posts to twitter via Twitter Feed. The tweets appear ……
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • May 2

    Law and Political Theory: Two Disciplines Next To One Another

    Law and Political Theory: Two Disciplines Next To One Another
    I spent this weekend at my law school reunion, which was of course a blast. Five years out is a significant transition point for many people. For folks who were still in BigLaw, we are approaching the point where they...
  • May 2

    Eric Dannenmaier Named Dean Of Northern Illinois Law

    Eric Dannenmaier Named Dean Of Northern Illinois Law
    Northern Illinois University College of Law announced, today, that Eric Dannenmaier will take over as its dean this summer. Dannenmaier is a Professor of Law at Indiana-Indianapolis Law with a focus on environmental law, He holds a JD from…
  • May 1

    First Year Feedback And Law Student Performance

    First Year Feedback And Law Student Performance
    Daniel Schwarcz and Dion Farganis, both of University of Minnesota Law School, have posted a new article to SSRN that will interest many Lounge readers, The Impact of Individualized Feedback on Law Student Performance Here’s the abstract:…
Rank this Week: 54

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Edited by I. Richard Gershon, Paul E. McGreal and Cynthia L. Fountaine.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • May 2

    Should LSAC and the ABA Demand Fealty to the LSAT (or any other test)?

    Should LSAC and the ABA Demand Fealty to the LSAT (or any other test)?
    As reported by the National Law Journal, the Law School Admissions Council is contemplating expelling the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law from LSAC membership. This is in response to Arizona's decision to offer applicants the…
  • Mar 16

    Disrupting Legal Education

    Disrupting Legal Education
    [by Rick Bales] Michele Pistone and Michael Horn have just posted, on the publications page of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, their white paper Disrupting Law School: How Disruptive Innovation Will Revolutionize…
  • Feb 24

    Development for Dean

    Development for Dean
    [by Rick Bales] Tim Fisher, Kathleen Boozang, Craig Boise, and I each attended the CASE Development for Deans program in San Francisco early this week. I found the conference useful, and will be curious to see how much overlap there...
Rank this Week: 2733

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: 105

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • May 2

    EU Transport Officials Urged to Resolve Gibraltar Airport Dispute

    EU Transport Officials Urged to Resolve Gibraltar Airport Dispute
    The aviation community is turning to the EU in it's desire for clarity regarding the legal status of Gibraltar airport.
  • Apr 28

    U.S. Looks to Extend Security Reach

    U.S. Looks to Extend Security Reach
    Despite the likelihood that the U.S. Congress once again struggles to pass a long-term FAA reauthorization bill in a timely fashion, there is bipartisan support for legislation that would empower the TSA to play a more active role regarding…
  • Apr 27

    Return to CAB Era?

    Return to CAB Era?
    A curious NY Times story from earlier this week, Start-Up Airline Idles on a California Runway, Stymied by Bureaucracy, describes the complaints of a 95 year-old entrepreneur who has been thus far unable to secure an operating certificate for…
Rank this Week: 971

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • May 2

    CFP: AALS Section on Civil Procedure

    CFP: AALS Section on Civil Procedure
    AALS Section on Civil Procedure Call for Papers – 2017 AALS Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Civil Procedure invites papers for its program on “The Roberts Court and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure” at the AALS Annual Meeting,...
  • Apr 21

    Second Annual Civil Procedure Workshop: Seattle, Washington (July 14-15)

    Second Annual Civil Procedure Workshop: Seattle, Washington (July 14-15)
    If you’re planning to attend the Second Annual Civil Procedure Workshop, you can register here. You’ll also find information about lodging, including a block of rooms that need to be reserved by June 14, 2016. Questions? Contact Liz…
  • Mar 30

    Now on JOTWELL: Thomas on Coleman on Efficiency

    Now on JOTWELL: Thomas on Coleman on Efficiency
    Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Suja Thomas’ essay, Redefining Efficiency In Civil Procedure. Suja reviews Brooke Coleman’s recent article, The Efficiency Norm, 56 B.C. L. Rev. 1777 (2015).
Rank this Week: 222

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 202

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • May 2

    Beards and Baseball

    Beards and Baseball
    Co-blogger sent me this great piece! Vin Scully, long-time Dodgers commentator, discusses the history of beards and beards and baseball. There is some law in there too: Your browser does not support iframes.
  • Apr 26

    A (veiled) hint at the future of Canadian corporate law jurisprudence?

    A (veiled) hint at the future of Canadian corporate law jurisprudence?
    Please check out my case comment on the SCC's recent decision in Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje in the Canadian Business Law Journal - you can read the decision here and the comment here. The Court's decision is primarily concerned with...
  • Apr 25

    Party Bus Liability

    Party Bus Liability
    When a bus is called a Party Bus, the question is whether it is a bus or party - or something like that! In a case aptly titled Party Bus Atlantic Inc. v. Temple Insurance Company, 2016 NSSC 96, Justice...
Rank this Week: 774

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    The Fire/EMS Employees, the “Alarm Clock” and the Consent to Search

    The Fire/EMS Employees, the “Alarm Clock” and the Consent to Search
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeals of North Carolina:  State v. Ladd, 782 S.E.2d 397 (2016). The court begins by explaining that `Timothy Allen Ladd, Jr. . . . appeals from judgment entered after he pled guilty to…
  • May 2

    News story: Biometric Data, the iPhone and the 5th Amendment privilege

    News story: Biometric Data, the iPhone and the 5th Amendment privilege
    LA Times:The Government Wants Your Fingerprint to Unlock Your Phone.  Should That Be Allowed, LA Times, http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-iphones-fingerprints-20160430-story.html
  • Apr 29

    Limewire, Child Pornography and the Lifetime Ban on Internet Acce

    Limewire, Child Pornography and the Lifetime Ban on Internet Acce
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit:  U.S. v. Scott, 2016 WL 1567619 (2016).  The court begins its analysis of Jason Daniel Scott’s arguments on appeal by explaining how the…
Rank this Week: 365

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/
  • May 2

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 412 The Federal Circuits’ Second Amendment Doctrines David B. Kopel and Joseph G.S. Greenlee Independence Institute and Independent Date posted to database: 21 Apr 2016…
  • May 2

    Lyman on Race, Homicides, and Prosecution

    Lyman on Race, Homicides, and Prosecution
    Tim Lyman has posted 22nd JDC (LA) Study on Race, Homicides, and Prosecutions, 1976-2011 on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This study examines the racial characteristics of homicides occurring in Louisiana’s 22nd JDC (St. Tammany and…
  • May 2

    Amending the ALI Sexual Assault Draft: Penaltie

    Amending the ALI Sexual Assault Draft: Penaltie
    With the American Law Institute’s annual meeting scheduled to begin May 16, critics of the draft provisions on sexual assault are doubtless considering what amendments to offer. Without slighting the other possibilities, let me suggest one:…
Rank this Week: 63

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 2

    Human Rights at Sea

    Human Rights at Sea
    Last week, the UN's World Maritime University in Malmo, Sweden, and the University of Genoa co-hosted a symposium on Migration at Sea. Topics ranged from the role of merchant ships in rescue operations to refugee reception procedures in the…
  • May 1

    The Financial Cost of Hate

    The Financial Cost of Hate
    by Jeremiah Ho The fall-out from the North Carolina anti-LGBT bill seems to continue. With the numerous businesses taking their ventures out of the state (including notables such as PayPal and Angie’s List) and big-name entertainers…
  • Apr 28

    "Brainy Award" Winners Examine US Human Rights Issue

    "Brainy Award" Winners Examine US Human Rights Issue
    Last week, the Carnegie Corporation announced this year's 33 Carnegie Fellows, winners of the so-called "Brainy Awards." The good news, as these awards reveal, is that many of the best brains in the country are focusing their work on…
Rank this Week: 2734

Nahmod Law

Nahmod Law

Covers 42 USC Section 1983 and constitutional law. By Professor Sheldon Nahmod.

http://nahmodlaw.com
Rank this Week: 4101

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/
  • May 2

    Osborne v. Todd Farm Service (Cal. Ct. App. - May 2, 2016)

    Osborne v. Todd Farm Service (Cal. Ct. App. - May 2, 2016)
    One of the downsides of having the trial attorney serve as the attorney on appeal is that the trial attorney may not have a neutral perspective about the case.  There are definitely upsides, to be sure; efficiency, superior knowledge of…
  • Apr 28

    U.S. v. Adebimpe (9th Cir. - April 28, 2016)

    U.S. v. Adebimpe (9th Cir. - April 28, 2016)
    Woo-hoo!  The Ninth Circuit has published nothing for nearly a week.  Nothing last Friday.  Nothing on Monday and Tuesday.  A brief order yesterday that simply took a case en banc.  (To Judge Kozinski's likely…
  • Apr 27

    Abuemeira v. Stephens (Cal. Ct. App. - April 27, 2016)

    Abuemeira v. Stephens (Cal. Ct. App. - April 27, 2016)
    Today's apparently Rich People's Lawsuit Day in the California Court of Appeal.Defendants and plaintiff are neighbors in a gated community in Bell Canyon.  Here are the things to which everyone agrees:  Defendants are driving a car,…
Rank this Week: 260

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 2

    Teacher, Union Leader, Labor Lawyer: Profile of Chris Williams Social Justice Advocate

    Teacher, Union Leader, Labor Lawyer: Profile of Chris Williams Social Justice Advocate
    A labor lawyer for the last 12 years, law was Chris Williams’ third career. He taught school in Chicago for a decade. For another decade he was a union organizer. Only then did he become a social justice lawyer specializing in…
  • May 1

    "Zen Poem," by Daniel Berrigan

    "Zen Poem," by Daniel Berrigan
    How I long for supernatural powers! said the novice mournfully to the holy one. I see a dead child and I long to say, Arise! I see a sick man I long to say, Be healed! I see a bent old woman I long to say, Walk straight! Alas, I feel like a…
  • Apr 27

    Five Constitutional Controversies, Five Judicial Opinion

    Five Constitutional Controversies, Five Judicial Opinion
    The five constitutional controversies addressed by Justice Nemo in a paper just posted to SSRN (here) concern matters of interest to some RLL readers, including capital punishment, same-sex marriage, physician-assisted suicide, and abortion.…
Rank this Week: 163

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 2

    Bin Laden

    Bin Laden
    Anorther disciplinary summary from the California Bar Journal PATRICK THOMAS SANTOS [#265982], 33, of North Hollywood, was placed on two years’ probation and faces a one-year suspension if he fails to comply with the terms of his probation.…
  • May 2

    Rules Of The Road

    Rules Of The Road
    A disbarment reported by the California Bar Journal DUANE D’ROY DADE [#140379], 58, of Riverside, was disbarred Jan. 28, 2016 and ordered to comply with rule 9.20 of the California Rules of Court. The State Bar Court found Dade culpable...
  • May 2

    More On California Bar Operation

    More On California Bar Operation
    From the May 2016 California Bar Journal Board panel hears pros and cons of dividing State Bar roles By Laura Ernde Staff Writer Discussions about the future of the State Bar ramped up last month, with a bar task force...
Rank this Week: 273

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 2

    Vertical Restraints: Towards Guidance to Iron Out Perceived Enforcement Discrepancies Across Europe?

    Vertical Restraints: Towards Guidance to Iron Out Perceived Enforcement Discrepancies Across Europe?
    Nicolas Sahuguet, HEC Montreal and CEPR, Jacques Steenbergen, Belgian Competition Authority, CREST, ENSAE and Norwegian School of Economics, Thibaud Verge, Belgian Competition Authority, CREST, ENSAE and Norwegian School of Economics and…
  • May 2

    Multisided Platforms, Dynamic Competition, and the Assessment of Market Power for Internet-Based Firm

    Multisided Platforms, Dynamic Competition, and the Assessment of Market Power for Internet-Based Firm
    David S. Evans Global Economics Group; University of Chicago Law School; University College London addresses Multisided Platforms, Dynamic Competition, and the Assessment of Market Power for Internet-Based Firms. ABSTRACT: Market power on…
  • May 2

    Competition in Lending and Credit Rating

    Competition in Lending and Credit Rating
    Javed Ahmed, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System explores Competition in Lending and Credit Ratings. ABSTRACT: This article relates corporate credit rating quality to competition in lending between the public bond market and…
Rank this Week: 25

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 2

    IRS Finalizes New Examples of Program-Related Investment

    IRS Finalizes New Examples of Program-Related Investment
    Last week the IRS published final regulations under IRC section 4944 that finalize several new examples of program-related investments by private foundations. The Service made few changes to the proposed regulations, so the most interesting…
  • May 2

    Less Disclosure of Donors, More Disclosure of Applicants for Exemption?

    Less Disclosure of Donors, More Disclosure of Applicants for Exemption?
    In both Congress and the federal courts battles continue over disclosure of information relating to tax-exempt organizations. In California, a federal district judge ruled that California Attorney General Kamala Harris cannot force Koch…
  • Apr 30

    RP Golf, LLC v. Comm’r—Conservation Easement Deduction Denied Because Mortgages Not Subordinated at Time of Donation

    RP Golf, LLC v. Comm’r—Conservation Easement Deduction Denied Because Mortgages Not Subordinated at Time of Donation
    In RP Golf, LLC v. Comm'r, T.C. Memo. 2016-80 (RP Golf II), the Tax Court sustained the IRS’s disallowance of a $16.4 million deduction for a 2003 donation of a conservation easement on two private golf courses in Kansas City,...
Rank this Week: 496

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 2

    Love, Marriage and Contract

    Love, Marriage and Contract
    Hello. I would like to thank Prawfsblawg for inviting me to blog this month. My book Buying A Bride: An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches, will be published June 6th and therefore, I thought it would be fun to spend this month blogging…
  • May 2

    Veep, S5E2

    Veep, S5E2
    Nothing new on the federal constitutional or succession front. The story is settling in for a recount under Nevada law--although I welcome election-law folks to offer thoughts about the state process, under which a sample of votes are…
  • May 2

    JOTWELL: Walsh on Blackman and Wasserman on marriage equality

    JOTWELL: Walsh on Blackman and Wasserman on marriage equality
    The new Courts Law essay comes from Kevin Walsh (Richmond), reviewing Josh Blackman and my The Process of Marriage Equality (Hastings Const. L.Q.), which explores some of the procedural issues underlying marriage-equality litigation leading…
Rank this Week: 26

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/
  • May 2

    Tenure Track Business Law At Western Michigan

    Tenure Track Business Law At Western Michigan
    Details after the jump. Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Business Law: FALL 2017 The Department of Finance and Commercial Law in...
  • May 2

    AALS BA: CFP

    AALS BA: CFP
    Call for Papers – Joint Program with the AALS Section on Business Associations and the AALS Section on Comparative Law...
  • May 1

    Not That Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement

    Not That Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement
    There's a lot of DPAs out there, and it looks like two swallow spring of judicial supervision of them is...
Rank this Week: 114

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 29