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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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Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 121

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: 2

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/
  • Mar 28

    [Eugene Volokh] The new crime of interracial painting

    [Eugene Volokh] The new crime of interracial painting
    Cathy Young (writing in the Forward) rightly criticizes the “cultural appropriation” objections to a white artist’s painting of Emmett Till — indeed, objections that include a call for the painting being destroyed…
  • Mar 28

    [Eugene Volokh] How big is your grain of salt? Test your skepticism

    [Eugene Volokh] How big is your grain of salt? Test your skepticism
    Can you find anything odd in this court order? I’ll be blogging about it in more detail shortly, but I wanted to give interested readers a shot at spotting this themselves, before I spoil it (though of course, simply saying that…
  • Mar 28

    [David Post] The national government and the states: A paradox

    [David Post] The national government and the states: A paradox
    A compendium of state taxing and spending data by the business website WalletHub, discussed at length in a terrific analysis by John Tierney over at the Atlantic, opens a pretty fascinating window on the state of American federalism at…
Rank this Week: 5

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 28

    Article on the Power of Trusts in Anglo-American Business History

    Article on the Power of Trusts in Anglo-American Business History
    John Morley recently published an Article entitled, The Common Law Corporation: The Power of the Trust in Anglo-American Business History, 116 Colum. L. Rev. 2145 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This Essay challenges a…
  • Mar 28

    Judge Forces Michael Jackson's Ex-Business Partners to Stay Out of His Estate

    Judge Forces Michael Jackson's Ex-Business Partners to Stay Out of His Estate
    A recent ruling has left Michael Jackson’s former business partners without a multi-million dollar slice of Jackson’s estate. Three of the four plaintiffs in the case claim that, in 2006, they met Jackson in a hotel room, where he…
  • Mar 27

    A 12-Foot Statute of Paul Walker?

    A 12-Foot Statute of Paul Walker?
    Recently, a group of surfers, who idolize Paul Walker, plead the City Council to resurrect a statute of their hero in San Clemente. A freelance journalist, Chad Kroeger, made the touching pitch last Tuesday in hopes of seeing a legend...
Rank this Week: 102

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Mar 28

    We Need the Oxford Comma

    We Need the Oxford Comma
    What is the Oxford comma? An article in The Guardian (here) explains: The Oxford comma is used before the words “and” or “or” in a list of three or more things. Also known as the serial comma, its aficionados say...
  • Mar 28

    Opposition to Proposed Elimination of Rule Requiring Full-Time Faculty to Teach at Least Half of Every Law School’s Upper-Level Course

    Opposition to Proposed Elimination of Rule Requiring Full-Time Faculty to Teach at Least Half of Every Law School’s Upper-Level Course
    "The American Bar Association is considering deep-sixing a rule requiring full-time faculty to teach at least half of every law school’s upper-level courses—a proposal likely to ruffle the feathers of professors who fear it would…
  • Mar 27

    "Judging Ordinary Meaning"

    "Judging Ordinary Meaning"
    This is a new article recently posted on SSRN describing potential legal skills for new lawyers that involve new tools and big data in the realm of statutory interpretation. It is authored by Associate Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme...
Rank this Week: 456

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 387

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Short article just published

    Short article just published
    In October 2015, I participated in a conference at Brooklyn Law School, entitled "Reconsidering the Tax Treaty." I wrote a short article for the occasion (about 3,500 words), entitled "The Two Faces of the Single Tax Principle." A Brooklyn…
  • Mar 28

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 9: Len Burman & Kim Clausing, "Is U.S. Corporate Income Double-Taxed?"

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 9: Len Burman & Kim Clausing, "Is U.S. Corporate Income Double-Taxed?"
    Yesterday Len Burman presented the above co-authored piece, which is still an incomplete draft hence not posted online. It confirms, through distinct data, the finding in Steven Rosenthal's and Lydia Austin's widely noticed 2016 study to the…
  • Mar 26

    A contrast in style

    A contrast in style
    On both Thursday night and Saturday night, I saw concerts in Town Hall at West 43rd Street (a very nice smallish setting, apart from being a bit low on bathrooms). However, despite the respective artists' having been born just 12 years apart…
Rank this Week: 5051

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 23

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast: An Interview with Michael Daniel

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast: An Interview with Michael Daniel
    Our interview is with Michael Daniel, former Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator at the White House and current President of the Cyber Threat Alliance. We ask Michael how the new guys are doing in his job,…
  • Mar 28

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The New York Times tells us that President Donald Trump signed a much-anticipated executive order rolling back most of former President Barack Obama’s legacy on climate change, celebrating the move as a way to promote energy…
  • Mar 28

    Did the Justice Department Try to Keep Sally Yates from Testifying?

    Did the Justice Department Try to Keep Sally Yates from Testifying?
    This morning, the Washington Post reported that the Justice Department sought to prevent former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates from testifying before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) as part of the…
Rank this Week: 186

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 28

    Yale Presents Mutual Fund Tax Overhang Today At Georgetown

    Yale Presents Mutual Fund Tax Overhang Today At Georgetown
    Ethan Yale (Virginia) presents Mutual Fund Tax Overhang at Georgetown today as part of its Tax Law and Public Finance Workshop Series hosted by John Brooks and Itai Grinberg: The built-in-gain in a mutual fund’s portfolio is referred to as…
  • Mar 28

    Mason Presents A U.S. Perspective On State Aid Today In Luxembourg

    Mason Presents A U.S. Perspective On State Aid Today In Luxembourg
    Ruth Mason (Virginia) presents A U.S. Perspective on State Aid at the University of Luxembourg today: Tax Rulings as State Aid FAQ, 154 Tax Notes 451 (Jan. 23, 2017): In this report, the first in a series of reports on EU state aid, Mason…
  • Mar 28

    Brooklyn Symposium:Reconsidering The Tax Treaty

    Brooklyn Symposium:Reconsidering The Tax Treaty
    Symposium, Reconsidering the Tax Treaty, 41 Brook. J. Int'l L. 967-1301 (2016): Steven A. Dean (Brooklyn) & Rebecca M. Kysar (Brooklyn), Introduction: Reconsidering the Tax Treaty, 41 Brook. J. Int'l L. 967 (2016) Yariv Brauner (Florida),…
Rank this Week: 27

Irish Law Updates

Irish Law Updates

Updates on Irish and Northern Irish Law. By Darius Whelan.

http://www.ucc.ie/law/irishlaw/blogger/blogger.html
Rank this Week: 1330

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Mar 28

    The English Teacher

    The English Teacher
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has disbarred an attorney Caroline Drummond was employed as counsel for Michael Ross Kettles in connection with Tulsa County District Court Case No. CF-2013-4788. Kettles was incarcerated in the David L. Moss…
  • Mar 28

    The Undergraduate

    The Undergraduate
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court reversed the decision of its Board of Bar Examiners and allowed a California attorney who does not have an undergraduate degree to sit for the Oklahoma bar exam The story Mr. Harlin graduated from homeschool high...
  • Mar 28

    The Parking Tickets Guy

    The Parking Tickets Guy
    A motion for interim suspension was granted by the Tribunal Hearing Division of the Law Society of Upper Canada in a matter involving a paralegal license Mr. Low received his P1 licence to provide legal services on November 20, 2013....
Rank this Week: 347

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/
  • Mar 28

    Opinion requiring modern clinical tests for mental disability in capital case

    Opinion requiring modern clinical tests for mental disability in capital case
    Justice Ginsburg delivered the opinion of the Court in Moore v. Texas. Chief Justice Roberts filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Thomas and Alito joined.
  • Mar 28

    Lemley & Volokh on Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Lemley & Volokh on Virtual and Augmented Reality
    Mark A. Lemley and Eugene Volokh (Stanford Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law) have posted Law, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented…
  • Mar 27

    Humbach on Alexander on Hard Incompatibilism

    Humbach on Alexander on Hard Incompatibilism
    John A. Humbach (Pace University School of Law) has posted Does Hard Incompatibilism Really Abolish ‘Right’ and ‘Wrong’? Some Thoughts in Response to Larry Alexander on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In a challenge to recent writings of…
Rank this Week: 123

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Mar 28

    Border wall funding likely to be put on hold | TheHill

    Border wall funding likely to be put on hold | TheHill
    President Trump's funding request for a border wall will likely be put on hold, Senate Republican leaders signaled Tuesday. via thehill.com O come on! Don't we even get samples?
  • Mar 28

    Dubai to have tower dangling in the air? - Khaleej Time

    Dubai to have tower dangling in the air? - Khaleej Time
    A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world. The speculative Analemma Tower - which is being proposed by the Clouds Architecture Office - is designed to…
  • Mar 28

    New Yorker Magazine's Fondness for Desert-Island Cartoons - Planet Wild

    New Yorker Magazine's Fondness for Desert-Island Cartoons - Planet Wild
    In addition to dogs, bars, socialites, and deskbound CEOs, a favorite visual starting point for New Yorker magazine’s cartoonists is the desert island. It’s usually a tiny speck of sand, with a single palm tree, either one or two…
Rank this Week: 157

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Mar 28

    Trimble on Territorialization of the Domain Name System

    Trimble on Territorialization of the Domain Name System
    Marketa Trimble (University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law) has posted Territorialization of the Internet Domain Name System (Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 45, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A territorialization of…
  • Mar 28

    Fontana & Huq on Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law

    Fontana & Huq on Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law
    David Fontana and Aziz Z. Huq (George Washington University Law School and University of Chicago - Law School) have posted Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law (University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 85, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is…
  • Mar 28

    Grosso & O'Brien on Constitutional Criminal Procedure in Practice

    Grosso & O'Brien on Constitutional Criminal Procedure in Practice
    Catherine M. Grosso and Barbara O'Brien (Michigan State University College of Law and Michigan State University - College of Law) have posted Grounding Criminal Procedure (Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2017) on SSRN.…
Rank this Week: 64

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 28

    Naming in Judicial Nomination

    Naming in Judicial Nomination
    I participated in a fantastic symposium in October at the University of Wisconsin Law School on “Modern Federal Judicial Selection.” A nearly final draft of my essay for the Wisconsin Law Review from that symposium is available here. My…
  • Mar 28

    Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law

    Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law
    My latest article, with Aziz Huq, is now available on SSRN. It is entitled “Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law.” Given what is happening in Washington in the first period of the Trump Administration, the question of when we…
  • Mar 27

    Monday Morning with Larry (Alexander)

    Monday Morning with Larry (Alexander)
    This morning was fun. Classes were prepared, in-box was manageable, meetings were cancelled. So, I spent a few hours with a stack of papers that Larry Alexander had sent a little while back. I don't know how Larry manages to write so much so…
Rank this Week: 37

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 70

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Mar 28

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Robert B. Ahdieh, Notes from the Border: Writing Across the Administrative Law/Financial Regulation Divide, 66 J. Legal Educ. 64 (2016).…
  • Mar 28

    Call for Participants: Proposed AALS Discussion Group - A New Era for Business Regulation?

    Call for Participants: Proposed AALS Discussion Group - A New Era for Business Regulation?
    Proposed Discussion Group A New Era for Business Regulation? Joan MacLeod Heminway, The University of Tennessee College of Law Anne Tucker, Georgia State University College of Law 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA January 3-6, 2018 This…
  • Feb 27

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: John P. Anderson, When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense?, 46 Stetson L. Rev. 147 (2016). Maria Babajanian,…
Rank this Week: 130

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Mar 28

    Arizona Summit Placed on Probation by the ABA

    Arizona Summit Placed on Probation by the ABA
    Yesterday, the ABA announced that it was placing Arizona Summit Law School on probation. (See ABA Journal story here.) Arizona Summit is following on the heels of its sister school, Charlotte School of Law, which was placed on probation…
  • Mar 28

    Aviva Abramovsky Named New Buffalo Law Dean

    Aviva Abramovsky Named New Buffalo Law Dean
    The University at Buffalo School of Law has announced that Aviva Abramovsky, associate dean for international initiatives at Syracuse Law, has been named its new dean. Abramovsky, who holds a JD from Penn Law, will take over this summer.
  • Mar 27

    Wallace M. Rudolph (1930-2017)

    Wallace M. Rudolph (1930-2017)
    Wallace M. Rudolph, a long-time professor at the University of Nebraska (1964-1976) and later dean and faculty member at the University of Puget Sound (1976-1997) and then the dean of University of Orlando (now Barry University) (1997-98)…
Rank this Week: 262

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 28

    The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: We Know Less than We Think

    The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: We Know Less than We Think
    Daniel P. O'Brien, Bates White Economic Consulting and Keith Waehrer, Bates White Economic Consulting argue The Competitive Effects of Common Ownership: We Know Less than We Think. ABSTRACT: Recent empirical research purports to show that…
  • Mar 28

    Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law Emerging Trend

    Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law Emerging Trend
    Pier Luigi Parcu, Giorgio Monti and Marco Botta, European University Institute analyze Abuse of Dominance in EU Competition Law Emerging Trends. BOOK ABSTRACT: Granting rebates to a customer or refusing to supply a competitor are examples of…
  • Mar 28

    The Art of Regulation Competition in Europe – Wealth and Warine

    The Art of Regulation Competition in Europe – Wealth and Warine
    Christian Koenig and Bernhard von Wendland have a new book out on The Art of Regulation Competition in Europe – Wealth and Wariness. BOOK ABSTRACT: Increasingly, EU market regulation measures have been introduced in the pursuit of economic…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Mar 28

    "Criminal Adjudication, Error Correction, and Hindsight Blind Spots"

    "Criminal Adjudication, Error Correction, and Hindsight Blind Spots"
    Recently published on SSRN (and in 73 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 165 (2016)): "Criminal Adjudication, Error Correction, and Hindsight Blind Spots" LISA KERN GRIFFIN, Duke University School of Law Concerns about hindsight in the law typically…
  • Mar 27

    "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future"

    "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future"
    Recently published on SSRN (and in Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 48, 2017): "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future" OWEN D. JONES, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences This article surveys…
  • Mar 27

    "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain"

    "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain"
    Recently Published on SSRN: "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain" IRIS VILARES, University College London - Wellcome Trust Center for Neuroimaging MICHAEL WESLEY, University of Kentucky - Behavioral Science…
Rank this Week: 155

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/
  • Mar 28

    Scholarly Voices: A Blog-In on US Participation in IACHR Proceeding

    Scholarly Voices: A Blog-In on US Participation in IACHR Proceeding
    For the past week, scholars have spoken out in this blog and elsewhere about the US government's calculated failure to attend a hearing of the InterAmerican Commission on Human Rights on March 21, 2017. As Professor Rick Wilson remembers…
  • Mar 27

    Unusual But Not Unprecedented: A Remembrance of US Participation in IACHR Hearing

    Unusual But Not Unprecedented: A Remembrance of US Participation in IACHR Hearing
    by Rick Wilson, Prof. Emeritus, American University, Washington College of Law I directed the International Human Rights Law Clinic at American University’s Washington College of Law from 1990 until my retirement in 2015. We filed…
  • Mar 26

    The U.S. “No-Show”: What It Means for the IACHR and Human Rights at Home

    The U.S. “No-Show”: What It Means for the IACHR and Human Rights at Home
    by Tara Melish, guest blogger, Professor, University of Buffalo Law School, Director of the Buffalo Human Rights Center. For at least the last 20 years, the U.S. government has followed a consistent policy on engagement with supranational…
Rank this Week: 1986

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 563

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Kentucky, Nebraska Enacts New Protections For Religion In School

    Kentucky, Nebraska Enacts New Protections For Religion In School
    Two states this month have enacted legislation aimed at enhancing free exercise rights in the public school context. In Kentucky, on March 16 Governor Matt Bevin signed SB 17 which protects the expression of religious and political…
  • Mar 28

    Virginia Federal Court OK's Trump's Second Travel Ban EO

    Virginia Federal Court OK's Trump's Second Travel Ban EO
    While federal district courts in Hawaii and Maryland have issued nationwide injunctions barring enforcement of President Trump's second travel ban Executive Order finding that it violates the Establishment Clause, a Virginia federal district…
  • Mar 28

    Religious Exemptions In ACA and FICA Upheld

    Religious Exemptions In ACA and FICA Upheld
    In Olson v. Social Security Administration, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41469 (D ND, March 22, 2017), a North Dakota federal district court adopted a magistrate's recommendations (2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41468, March 3, 2017) and dismissed…
Rank this Week: 76

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 28

    “Truth, Justice, and the Ethical Way”: The Legal Ethics of Government Lawyer

    “Truth, Justice, and the Ethical Way”: The Legal Ethics of Government Lawyer
    Ever wondered what government lawyers and superheroes have in common? Although you are unlikely to see counsel in capes, flying through the metropolis, government lawyers and superheroes serve the public in the pursuit of justice. Both are…
  • Mar 28

    20 Tips for a Smooth Transition From Student to Lawyer

    20 Tips for a Smooth Transition From Student to Lawyer
    For Law Student Week on Slaw, here is an abridged version of the LAWPRO article: “20 tips for a successful transition” – a guide for law students through the transition from student life to legal practice. See…
  • Mar 28

    Lawyers Behaving ‘Badly’: Should Lawyers Be Breaking the Rules?

    Lawyers Behaving ‘Badly’: Should Lawyers Be Breaking the Rules?
    The Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa is known for its expertise in social justice and in my experience many of my colleagues decided to attend this institution for this reason.[1] When I applied and accepted my offer of admission to…
Rank this Week: 61

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: 2532

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Functionalism and Synthetic History

    Functionalism and Synthetic History
    Functionalism has any number of academic meanings. In anthropology, it references some of the early ethnographic work I mentioned in my last post – carried out with the aspiration to entirely map the inter-relationships of a bounded…
  • Mar 28

    Schmidt on State Action and Doctrinal Confusion

    Schmidt on State Action and Doctrinal Confusion
    Christopher W. Schmidt, Chicago-Kent College of Law, has posted On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine, which appears in the Brigham Young University Law Review 2016: 575: In this Article, I use a case study of the…
  • Mar 28

    George Named Berger-Howe Fellow

    George Named Berger-Howe Fellow
    [We have the following announcement.] Harvard Law School is pleased to announce that Marie-Amélie George will be the Raoul Berger-Mark DeWolfe Howe Legal History Fellow for 2017-2018.  Ms. George received her law degree from…
Rank this Week: 85

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: 115

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/
Rank this Week: 678

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: 144

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 2896

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 38

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Mar 28

    $45 Million for Stay Violation

    $45 Million for Stay Violation
    How much in punitive damages is enough to punish unlawful conduct and deter its repetition? $45 million was one bankruptcy court's opinion, in the case of a wrongful home foreclosure and eviction in knowing violation of the automatic stay.…
  • Mar 26

    Inter-Creditor Duties in Sovereign Debt

    Inter-Creditor Duties in Sovereign Debt
    This is a joint post by Mitu Gulati and Mark Weidemaier As we discussed in a couple of earlier posts, we have been thinking recently about the use of exit consents to restructure sovereign debt, especially in the context of...
  • Mar 24

    Exchange Offers and Hardball

    Exchange Offers and Hardball
    Over at Dealb%k. (BTW, I don't pick the pictures).
Rank this Week: 103

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Mar 28

    Will Republicans Burn Down the Senate to Cut Rich People's Taxes?

    Will Republicans Burn Down the Senate to Cut Rich People's Taxes?
    by Neil H. BuchananEven in a world where Republicans have shamelessly abandoned their supposed principles in order to embrace Donald Trump, the one thing about which they all still agree is that they must cut taxes on the rich.  On this…
  • Mar 27

    Originalism Here, There, Everywhere and Nowhere

    Originalism Here, There, Everywhere and Nowhere
    By Eric SegallThere was a time when a handful of legal scholars advocated for an originalist methodology that, if applied honestly, would significantly constrain judicial discretion even in hard constitutional cases. Professors Raul Berger…
  • Mar 27

    Separation of Powers Better Justifies SCOTUS Nominee Reticence Than Judicial Impartiality Doe

    Separation of Powers Better Justifies SCOTUS Nominee Reticence Than Judicial Impartiality Doe
    by Michael DorfLast week, I joined the chorus of academics decrying the futility of most of the questioning of Judge Gorsuch and other recent SCOTUS nominees. In a column, I agreed with Joe Biden's characterization of confirmation hearings as…
Rank this Week: 190

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/
  • Mar 28

    Interview: Libertarian Party of Canada Leader, Tim Moen

    Interview: Libertarian Party of Canada Leader, Tim Moen
    We hosted the Libertarian Party of Canada's Leader, Tim Moen, for a chat about federalism and the Charter. Shot on location in a study room in the John A. Weir Memorial Law Library at the University of Alberta.
  • Mar 27

    Liberal Party of Canada - New Constitution

    Liberal Party of Canada - New Constitution
    This week, we examine some of the political parties in Canada. We start with the governing party, the Liberal Party of Canada, and its new internal constitution. Check back each day as we feature the Rhino Party, the NDP, the...
  • Mar 24

    Trek Yo'self Before You Wreck Yo'self

    Trek Yo'self Before You Wreck Yo'self
    On stardate 42523.7 (October 26th, 2364 for those of us in the 21st century), the crew of the USS Enterprise-D, under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart1 at his finest), pulled into Starbase 173 for what was...
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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: 206

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: 1040

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Mar 28

    Fixing PIPEDA: My Appearance Before the Access to Information, Privacy & Ethics Committee

    Fixing PIPEDA: My Appearance Before the Access to Information, Privacy & Ethics Committee
    Last week I appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics as part of its review of PIPEDA, Canada's private sector privacy law. The ETHI study is expected to last several months and may…
  • Mar 24

    What Would a Digital Economy-Era NAFTA Mean for Canada?

    What Would a Digital Economy-Era NAFTA Mean for Canada?
    U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is expected to file a notice of renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement within weeks, paving the way for talks that could reshape the Canadian economy. It became clear last week that the…
  • Mar 23

    C’mon Uber: Sales Taxes on Uber Rides Are Not a “Tax on Innovation”

    C’mon Uber: Sales Taxes on Uber Rides Are Not a “Tax on Innovation”
    Yesterday's federal budget included plans to amend the law to ensure that GST/HST is applicable to ride sharing services such as Uber. The budget states that the government will: Amend the definition of a taxi business under the Excise Tax…
Rank this Week: 309

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Mar 28

    Assistant Director Position at Mitchell Hamline

    Assistant Director Position at Mitchell Hamline
    Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in December 2015 upon the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. It is an independent law school with a strong, visible, and enduring relationship with…
  • Mar 27

    A Top Ten Blog Post

    A Top Ten Blog Post
    Congratulations to Amy Jarmon for receiving a Top Ten Blog Post badge from the Texas State Bar's Texas Bar Today for her March 7th posting. The link to her post is here: A West Texas Perspective on What Matters.
  • Mar 26

    Get the Popcorn Ready! Law-Related Movie

    Get the Popcorn Ready! Law-Related Movie
    Hat tip to Aslihan Bulut, a Librarian at Harvard Law School, for sharing this wonderful resource on movies related to law and the legal profession. I met Aslihan at the the Global Legal Skills XII Conference in Monterrey, Mexico last...
Rank this Week: 4560

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Mar 28

    Court Orders New York to Release School Improvement Funds to Schools by Education Law Center

    Court Orders New York to Release School Improvement Funds to Schools by Education Law Center
    In a major victory for parents, a New York appeals court has ordered the State Division of Budget to immediately release over $37 million in improvement grants to 20 needy schools across the state. A year ago, the grants were frozen by…
  • Mar 28

    Washington State School District Settles Race Discrimination Suit

    Washington State School District Settles Race Discrimination Suit
    Washington State's University Place School District settled a lawsuit filed by three black students who alleged racial discrimination by teachers at Curtis High School, reportedly for $450,000. The student-plaintiffs in the suit alleged in…
  • Mar 27

    Recent Scholarship on Anti-Bullying and Anti-Gay Curriculum Law

    Recent Scholarship on Anti-Bullying and Anti-Gay Curriculum Law
    Recently posted articles on SSRN this month address First Amendment concerns in crafting anti-bullying laws and surveys anti-gay anti-gay provisions exist in the curriculum laws of twenty states, and in several provisions of a federal law…
Rank this Week: 112

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/
  • Mar 28

    Flexibility as the Key to Women's Leadership and Workplace Succe

    Flexibility as the Key to Women's Leadership and Workplace Succe
    Flexibility Will Close the Women's Leadership Gap New data shows that women are underrepresented in the highest levels of leadership because they are being forced out by dated workplace structures. These structures, which do not represent the…
  • Mar 28

    Proposing an End to the Collateral Consequences of Civil Domestic Violence Case

    Proposing an End to the Collateral Consequences of Civil Domestic Violence Case
    Joann Sahl, Can We Forgive Those Who Batter? Proposing an End to the Collateral Consequences of Civil Domestic Violence Cases, 101 Marquette L.Rev. 527 (2016) [WL link] Domestic violence is the most common tort committed in our country,…
  • Mar 28

    Books: The Public Law of Gender--From the Local to the Global

    Books: The Public Law of Gender--From the Local to the Global
    Kim Rubenstein & Katharine G. Young, eds. The Public Law of Gender: From the Local to the Global (Cambridge Univ. Press 2016) With the worldwide sweep of gender-neutral, gender-equal or gender-sensitive public laws in international…
Rank this Week: 1983

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 28

    Gender Budgeting

    Gender Budgeting
    From the Economist: IT IS easy to be cynical about government--and rarely does such cynicism go unrewarded. Take, for instance, policy towards women. Some politicians declare that they value women's unique role, which can be shorthand for…
  • Mar 27

    Saudi Arabian Women

    Saudi Arabian Women
    From the Economist: CAN Saudi Arabia keep its women? Last month’s appointment of women to head two big banks and Tadawul, the kingdom’s stock exchange, offers hope that the path to a fulfilling career is not completely blocked. But the...
  • Mar 26

    Same-sex legal groundbreaker case in South Carolina

    Same-sex legal groundbreaker case in South Carolina
    From The Herald: Debra Parks wanted to be treated the same as anybody else by the courts. At 62, she’s disabled, and split from her partner of almost four decades. She filed a lawsuit because she wanted her relationship, which...
Rank this Week: 74

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Mar 28

    Geistfeld on Autonomous Vehicle

    Geistfeld on Autonomous Vehicle
    Mark Geistfeld has posted to SSRN A Roadmap for Autonomous Vehicles: State Tort Liability, Automobile Insurance, and Federal Safety Regulation. The abstract provides: The vast majority of motor vehicle crashes are now caused by driver error.…
  • Mar 24

    Lens on Defective Punitive Damage Award

    Lens on Defective Punitive Damage Award
    Jill Wieber Lens has posted to SSRN Defective Punitive Damage Awards. The abstract provides: Private redress theories of punitive damages recognize an individual victim’s right to be punitive. That right exists because the defendant knew…
  • Mar 23

    Wrongful Birth Versus Wrongful Conception in Georgia

    Wrongful Birth Versus Wrongful Conception in Georgia
    A Georgia sperm bank is facing numerous suits based on a donor who was touted as a Ph.D. in neuroscience with an IQ of 160 when he was, in fact, a college dropout with a criminal record and a diagnosis...
Rank this Week: 159

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/
  • Mar 27

    Planning for End of Life: the 4 Ws and the Conversation Project

    Planning for End of Life: the 4 Ws and the Conversation Project
    Amos Goodall sent me a link to an article he recently wrote, How to plan for end-of-life wishes. Referencing the Conversation Project, Amos writes about how important it is for a client to let others know what the client wants....
  • Mar 27

    Don't Answer That Telemarketing Call But If You Do, Don't Say Yes.

    Don't Answer That Telemarketing Call But If You Do, Don't Say Yes.
    Have you gotten one of these telemarketing calls? You answer, and then a female voice, sounding surprised you answered, makes a comment about her headset and asks if you can hear her. Before you realize this is a robocall, you...
  • Mar 23

    Profile of Older Americans 2016

    Profile of Older Americans 2016
    The Administration on Aging has released the 2016 Profile of Older Americans. Here are the highlights: Highlights* Over the past 10 years, the population 65 and over increased from 36.6 million in 2005 to 47.8 million in 2015 (a 30%...
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