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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: 536

Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jun 29

    Hull on Lawyers and Marijuana Counselling

    Hull on Lawyers and Marijuana Counselling
    Helia Garrido Hull (Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law) has posted Lost in the Weeds of Pot Law: The Role of Legal Ethics in the Movement to Legalize Marijuana (Penn State Law Review, Vol. 119, No. 2, 2014)...
  • Jun 29

    "Second Circuit grants rehearing in Ganias computer search and seizure case"

    "Second Circuit grants rehearing in Ganias computer search and seizure case"
    Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: Big news in the field of computer search and seizure today: The Second Circuit has granted rehearing in the full case of United States v. Ganias, the blockbuster case...
  • Jun 29

    Roberts on Impeaching Defendant

    Roberts on Impeaching Defendant
    Anna Roberts (Seattle University School of Law) has posted Reclaiming the Importance of the Defendant’s Testimony (University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 83, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Implicit courtroom stereotypes are an urgent…
Rank this Week: 52

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Creates a New Reality - WSJ

    Supreme Court Gay Marriage Ruling Creates a New Reality - WSJ
    The Rev. Jim Garlow, pastor at Skyline Church in La Mesa, Calif., said that at the end of his Sunday sermon he held up a copy of the Supreme Court ruling and a Bible. “I said, ‘One was written by...
  • Jun 29

    Leftist politics have doomed Greece to collapse - Telegraph

    Leftist politics have doomed Greece to collapse - Telegraph
    There are generally four steps to social and economic collapse. First, the middle class loses access to its money, either because the banks shut or go bust in a mass, uncontrolled manner. Second, food and supplies start to run out...
  • Jun 29

    Leftist politics have doomed Greece to collapse - Telegraph

    Leftist politics have doomed Greece to collapse - Telegraph
    There are generally four steps to social and economic collapse. First, the middle class loses access to its money, either because the banks shut or go bust in a mass, uncontrolled manner. Second, food and supplies start to run out...
Rank this Week: 91

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/
  • Jun 29

    CFP: Estate Planning in the 21st Century

    CFP: Estate Planning in the 21st Century
    Estate Planning In the 21st Century: Seismic Shifts and Predictions for the Future The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel announces a Call For Papers on the following topics: Estate planning has radically changed in the last several…
  • Jun 29

    The Origins of the Innocence Project

    The Origins of the Innocence Project
    Eric S. Lander, a scientist on the Human Genome Project and professor at Harvard, gave a moving speech on The Moth Radio Hour's segment on "Why I teach" this past weekend. It revolves around his work beginning in the late...
  • Jun 29

    Learning Qualitative Empirical Research

    Learning Qualitative Empirical Research
    Last week I started writing about my new book, Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism. I introduced the book and then explained how it came about from a perfect storm of scholarship, teaching, and service.…
Rank this Week: 88

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jun 29

    Marilyn Monroe’s Grave Marker Sold For $212,500

    Marilyn Monroe’s Grave Marker Sold For $212,500
    The grave marker of the late celebrity icon Marilyn Monroe was recently sold at the Hollywood Legends auction for $212,500. Originally, the grave marker from Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Las Angeles was estimated to be worth…
  • Jun 29

    How Showing Favoritism Can Divide Familie

    How Showing Favoritism Can Divide Familie
    In this column, Carolyn Hax discusses the emotional turmoil that can split families when a parent shows favoritism or writes someone out of a will. Hax responds to a letter sent by a sibling wondering if they should feel guilty...
  • Jun 29

    6 Tips Family Trustees Should Follow

    6 Tips Family Trustees Should Follow
    People should think twice before getting involved with serving as a trustee for friends or family. The role of trustee can be a thankless position that carries with it many fiduciary responsibilities and risk of personal liability. If a…
Rank this Week: 21

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/
  • Jun 29

    Sunstein on the Expressive Function of Law

    Sunstein on the Expressive Function of Law
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School) has posted On the Expressive Function of Law (144 U. Pa. L. Rev. 2021 (1996)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Article I explore the expressive function of law - the function...
  • Jun 29

    Rantanen on the Impact of Patent Rights Malleability

    Rantanen on the Impact of Patent Rights Malleability
    Jason Rantanen (University of Iowa - College of Law) has posted How Malleability Matters on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In The Malleability of Patent Rights, I developed the concept that patent rights are malleable rather than static and…
  • Jun 29

    Bermudez & Pardo on Super-Risk

    Bermudez & Pardo on Super-Risk
    Jose Luis Bermudez and Michael S. Pardo (Texas A&M University (TAMU) - Department of Philosophy and University of Alabama School of Law) have posted Risk, Uncertainty, and 'Super-Risk' (Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy,…
Rank this Week: 8

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Smell red roses, not white roses.

    Smell red roses, not white roses.
    From a list of dos and don'ts for the improvement of the brain, from 1596.
  • Jun 29

    "The Secret Jewish History of The Grateful Dead."

    "The Secret Jewish History of The Grateful Dead."
    Seth Rogovoy explains in Foward. It's not just that Mickey Hart was Jewish. It's:The manner in which the basic tracks on their studio albums turned into their legendary group improvisations are relatively analogous to the role that the…
  • Jun 29

    "We are a court. Why should we not leave the matter up to the people acting democratically through legislatures?"

    "We are a court. Why should we not leave the matter up to the people acting democratically through legislatures?"
    Justice Breyer sounds the leave-it-to-the-legislature theme today (in the death penalty case, Glossip v. Gross).The Constitution foresees a country that will make most important decisions democratically. Most nations that have abandoned the…
Rank this Week: 18

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jun 29

    Inside Higher Ed on SSM and the Bob Jones Precedent

    Inside Higher Ed on SSM and the Bob Jones Precedent
    Inside Higher Ed ponders the future of small evangelical colleges post-Obergefell: Friday's Supreme Court decision that states must authorize and recognize gay and lesbian marriages could create... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Jun 27

    Bebchuk and Jackson are carrying the Democrat's proxy water

    Bebchuk and Jackson are carrying the Democrat's proxy water
    Lucian Bebchuk and Robert Jackson opine that: Last week, the House Appropriations Committee included in its 2016 appropriations bill for financial services agencies a provision that would prevent the... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Jun 27

    Delaware SB 75 will not kill fee shifting bylaw

    Delaware SB 75 will not kill fee shifting bylaw
    Craig Eastland has an extensive and detailed analysis of why many fee shifting bylaws will survive the Delaware legislature's misguided effort to ban them. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and…
Rank this Week: 110

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

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/
  • Jun 29

    On Glossip

    On Glossip
    So how are you doing after Glossip? This is the question I’ve gotten all day long. I feel like a widow at a funeral, with well-wishers stopping by to pay their respects and offer condolences. Thank God I wore black. For the record, my take…
  • Jun 29

    The Most Dangerous Precedent (or, A Silly Extravagance)

    The Most Dangerous Precedent (or, A Silly Extravagance)
    In today’s concurrence to Glossip v. Gross, Justice Scalia identifies a precedent that “has caused more mischief to our jurisprudence, to our federal system, and to our society than any other that comes to mind.” The villain is Trop v.…
  • Jun 29

    The Un-Kennedy

    The Un-Kennedy
    Two thoughts on Paul's post about the prose in Justice Kennedy's Obergefell opinion: 1) If you had asked me as of 9:57 a.m. Friday, I would have predicted the vote would be 6-3, with the Chief joining the majority. And at least part of the…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
Rank this Week: 184

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Jun 29

    Senator Ted Cruz On SCOTUS And The Justices He’d Appoint

    Senator Ted Cruz On SCOTUS And The Justices He’d Appoint
    Senator Ted Cruz joined me today: Audio: 06-29hhs-cruz Transcript: HH: Joined now by United States Senator and candidate for the presidency, Ted Cruz. Senator Cruz, great to see you, and I met your father this weekend. TC: Fantastic. In…
  • Jun 29

    Senator Rick Santorum On The Supreme Court Decisions And The Judges He’d Appoint

    Senator Rick Santorum On The Supreme Court Decisions And The Judges He’d Appoint
    The Audio: 06-29hhs-santorum The Transcript: HH: Joined now by United States Senator Rick Santorum, formerly the United States Senator from the great state of Pennsylvania. I say that with a choke in my voice. And he is also the winner of the…
  • Jun 29

    Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith On A Media Organization Declaring Its Political Opinion

    Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith On A Media Organization Declaring Its Political Opinion
    Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith joined me today to discuss his media platform’s editorial position on SSM and how it will impact how it covers the issue: Audio: 06-29hhs-smith Transcript: HH: In between, @BuzzFeedBen, Ben Smith is the editor…
Rank this Week: 4150

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/
  • Jun 29

    The Third Annual Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict

    The Third Annual Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict
    I'm very happy to report that the 3rd annual Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict will occur at Oxford next week.  As I explained last summer, this event is co-sponsored by the ICRC's DC and…
  • Jun 29

    David E. Pozen on "Privacy-Privacy Tradeoffs"

    David E. Pozen on "Privacy-Privacy Tradeoffs"
    Readers who found engaging my recent paper with Jodie Liu, "The Privacy Paradox: The Privacy Benefits of Privacy Threats," will certainly want to check out a new draft paper by Columbia Law School professor David E. Pozen. Entitled "Privacy…
  • Jun 29

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    “Grexit” may be on the horizon, as Greece holds a nationwide referendum on whether to accept an extension of the European Union’s promise of continued bailout funds in exchange for harsh austerity measures. The…
Rank this Week: 69

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: 223

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/
  • Jun 29

    Law Students Taking “J.D. Advantage” Job

    Law Students Taking “J.D. Advantage” Job
    A significant number of our students are taking these jobs. Here is the ABA definition of “J.D. advantage positions”: A position in this category is one for which the employer sought an individual with a J.D., and perhaps even required...
  • Jun 28

    USNWR story on law schools offering master of law degree

    USNWR story on law schools offering master of law degree
    More law schools are now offering these programs that target professionals who hope for a career boost by learning about the law but who aren't inclined to make the full investment in a JD. Here's an excerpt from USNWR's report:...
  • Jun 28

    Face It, Your Brain Is A Computer

    Face It, Your Brain Is A Computer
    I have often stressed that it is important to understand how the brain works in order to develop the best techniques for teaching and learning. Gary Marcus, a professor of psychology and neural science at New York University, has an...
Rank this Week: 4274

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Ethics Opinion: Can You Threaten Another Lawyer With Disciplinary Charges?

    Ethics Opinion: Can You Threaten Another Lawyer With Disciplinary Charges?
    A new opinion issued by the Professional Ethics Committee of the New York City Bar Association discusses whether -- and under what circumstances -- an attorney may threaten another lawyer with disciplinary charges. From the digest: An…
  • Jun 28

    May a state AG stand -- or encourage others to stand -- at the clerk's office door to deny citizens' known legal rights?

    May a state AG stand -- or encourage others to stand -- at the clerk's office door to deny citizens' known legal rights?
    This time religious freedom is the apparent excuse for blatantly unprofessional conduct in the face of a Supreme Court ruling. Religious freedom of state employees cannot possibly mean that two Jewish people or two Muslim people should have…
  • Jun 27

    Innovation in Law

    Innovation in Law
    Ben Barton has two articles on Bloomberg BNA. The first is titled Law Firms Push For High-End Work is Short Sighted and the second is Lessons From the Rise of LegalZoom. These articles are relevant to the recent discussion on...
Rank this Week: 39

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 781

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Obergefell and the End of Religious Reasons for Lawmaking

    Obergefell and the End of Religious Reasons for Lawmaking
    Micah Schwartzman, Richard Schragger, and Nelson TebbeAt Religion & Politics, the online publication of the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University in Saint Louis, we argue that Obergefell put an end to exclusive…
  • Jun 29

    A Note to Append to Justice Scalia's Dissent in Arizona Redistricting

    A Note to Append to Justice Scalia's Dissent in Arizona Redistricting
    As Justice Scalia observed, the Court in Coleman v. Miller was "equally divided" on one of the questions in the case, though not on the standing question, where the vote was five (three plus two) to four. I quote from a work in progress (by…
  • Jun 29

    Obergefell, Democratic Constitutionalism, and Judicial Review

    Obergefell, Democratic Constitutionalism, and Judicial Review
    Among its many other virtues, the opinions in Obergefell v. Hodges contain an important debate about judicial review in a democratic society. All of the dissenters in Obergefell criticize the majority for preempting the decisions of state…
Rank this Week: 82

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jun 29

    NBC to Donald Trump: YOU are Fired!

    NBC to Donald Trump: YOU are Fired!
    NBCUniversal has cut its ties with Donald Trump, a recent GOP entrant in the race for the Presidency. NBCUniversal, under pressure from an array of Hispanic and other groups, has announced that it is severing its business ties to Trump....
  • Jun 29

    Your Morning PAC Ad from Bobby Jindal

    Your Morning PAC Ad from Bobby Jindal
    Bobby Jindal has only recently joined the presidential race for 2016. But his PAC already has a message on immigration currently airing in Iowa: If it's too much of a commitment to watch the thirty-second ad, let me summarize: he's...
  • Jun 29

    Noncitizen Eligibility for Coverage under the Affordable Care Act

    Noncitizen Eligibility for Coverage under the Affordable Care Act
    With its decision last week in King v. Burwell, the Supreme Court kept the Affordable Care Act in the news and on the books. On the Insightful Immigration Blog, Cyrus Mehta discusses noncitizen eligibility for coverage under the Affordable…
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Jun 29

    One Step Forward: The Supremes Add Some Bite to Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysi

    One Step Forward: The Supremes Add Some Bite to Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysi
    Today, in Michigan v. EPA, a five-Justice Supreme Court majority (Antonin Scalia, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts, and Justices Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito, with Thomas issuing a separate concurrence) held that the…
  • Jun 23

    The Green Shoots of the NYC Taxi Rules on Ridesharing Companie

    The Green Shoots of the NYC Taxi Rules on Ridesharing Companie
    I am of two minds when it comes to the announcement today that the NYC taxi commission will permit companies like Uber and Lyft to update, when the companies wish, the mobile apps that serve as the front end for the ridesharing platforms. My…
  • Jun 22

    Raisins, Takings, and the Regulatory State

    Raisins, Takings, and the Regulatory State
    Today, in Horne v. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Fifth Amendment requires that the Government pay just compensation when it takes personal property, just as when it takes real property, and that the…
Rank this Week: 48

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jun 29

    Bezos, Jobs & Musk: Must Visionary Leaders Be Cruel To Their Employees?

    Bezos, Jobs & Musk: Must Visionary Leaders Be Cruel To Their Employees?
    New York Times, The Bad Behavior of Visionary Leaders: As I was reading Ashlee Vance’s Elon Musk: Tesla, Space X and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, I was alternately awed and disheartened, almost exactly the same ambivalence I felt after…
  • Jun 29

    2015 Brophy Law School Rankings: Median LSAT, Full-Time J.D.-Required Jobs, And Law Review Citation

    2015 Brophy Law School Rankings: Median LSAT, Full-Time J.D.-Required Jobs, And Law Review Citation
    Alfred L. Brophy (North Carolina), Ranking Law Schools, 2015: Student Aptitude, Employment, and Law Review Citations (more here): This essay builds on a paper released last year that ranked law schools on three variables: the median LSAT of…
  • Jun 29

    ABA: The Most LGBT-Friendly Law School

    ABA: The Most LGBT-Friendly Law School
    ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, LGBT-Friendly Law Schools: Most law schools are LGBT-friendly. Some law schools, however, are going an extra step further to be more inclusive of LGBT students. These law schools have…
Rank this Week: 4

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    CFP: Law as Culture at Medieval Studies 2016

    CFP: Law as Culture at Medieval Studies 2016
    [We have the following announcement from Sasha Volokh, Emory Law.]Every year, I run a legal history panel ("Law as Culture") at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Next year's meeting is May 12-15, 2016.…
  • Jun 29

    Farber on the Declaration, the Consitution and the Interpreter's Dilemma

    Farber on the Declaration, the Consitution and the Interpreter's Dilemma
    Daniel A. Farber, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, has posted The Declaration, the Constitution, and the Interpreter's Dilemma: An Essay on Historical and Iconic Meaning:The Declaration of Independence is one of the paradigm…
  • Jun 28

    Koziol Reviews the Hyams Festschrift

    Koziol Reviews the Hyams Festschrift
    Law's  Dominion in the Middle Ages: Essays for Paul Hyams, a special issue of Reading Medieval Studies, is reviewed by Geoffrey Koziol, University of California, Berkeley, in The Medieval Review.  H/t Michael Widener.
Rank this Week: 59

New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

Covers the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals and other federal and state appeals courts. By Professor Vincent Martin Bonventre.

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Jun 29

    Update--Supremely Polarized: Partisanship Continues to Prevail

    Update--Supremely Polarized: Partisanship Continues to Prevail
    (We'll return to the Recaps--last week's marriage decision and then today's on lethal injection. But first, let's update last week's "Supremely Polarized" post.) We've discussed and documented the politically partisan voting on…
  • Jun 29

    (The combined list) Update--Supremely Polarized: Partisanship Continues to Prevail

    (The combined list) Update--Supremely Polarized: Partisanship Continues to Prevail
    Here's the complete list, combining those from Supremely Polarized: Partisanship Continues to Prevail and the Update. (As in those previous posts, the Democratic Justices are in blue, the Republicans in red, and Kennedy in purple. (How…
  • Jun 27

    Obamacare Subsidies Decision: Recap (part 2: the video)

    Obamacare Subsidies Decision: Recap (part 2: the video)
    As an appendix to the Recap on the immediately preceding post from earlier today, here's an interview with Liz Benjamin on her Capital Tonight. Liz questions me about the Obamacare subsidies decision and about the housing discrimination…
Rank this Week: 1120

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jun 29

    U.S. Supreme Court to Revisit Race-Based Admission

    U.S. Supreme Court to Revisit Race-Based Admission
    The U.S. Supreme Court today granted certiorari in Abigail Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, No. 14-981 (June 29, 2015). Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration of the petition. The case is "a legal challenge to the...
  • Jun 29

    Suppressed v. Suppressed

    Suppressed v. Suppressed
    The U.S. Supreme Court today granted leave to file a petition for certiorari under seal. Suppressed v. Suppressed, 14M135 (U.S. June 29, 2015). (mew)
  • Jun 29

    Shame on Istanbul

    Shame on Istanbul
    Millions of people celebrated gay pride this past weekend on the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York, where police raided a gay bar and the patrons fought back. This weekend in Istanbul, Turkey a planned gay pride march...
Rank this Week: 170

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jun 29

    US Supreme Court to Revisit Race-Based Admission

    US Supreme Court to Revisit Race-Based Admission
    The U.S. Supreme Court today granted certiorari in Abigail Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, No. 14-981 (June 29, 2015). Justice Kagan took no part in the consideration of the petition. The case is "a legal challenge to the...
  • Jun 29

    Suppressed v. Suppressed

    Suppressed v. Suppressed
    The U.S. Supreme Court today granted leave to file a petition for certiorari under seal. Suppressed v. Suppressed, 14M135 (U.S. June 29, 2015). (mew)
  • Jun 27

    Reminder: Deadline Approaching for Applied Legal Storytelling Conference in Seattle

    Reminder: Deadline Approaching for Applied Legal Storytelling Conference in Seattle
    July 10th is the last day to register for the Applied Legal Storytelling conference in Seattle. The conference takes place from July 21st through July 23rd at the Seattle University School of Law. Conference information is on the Legal…
Rank this Week: 153

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/
  • Jun 29

    Horne, the Raisin Outlaw

    Horne, the Raisin Outlaw
    To piggy-back on Jessie Owley's excellent analysis from last week on Horne, readers may want to listen to NPR Planet Money's equally excellent twenty-minute story describing the peculiar nature of raisin regulation. Here is the link:
  • Jun 29

    Call for Papers: City as a Commons Conference in Bologna, Italy, Nov. 6-7, 2015

    Call for Papers: City as a Commons Conference in Bologna, Italy, Nov. 6-7, 2015
    The International Association for the Study of the Commons and LABGOV have teamed up with Fordham's Urban Law Center to put together a conference entitled The City as a Commons: Reconceiving Urban Space, Common Goods and City Governance. The…
  • Jun 25

    A Takings Case Not About Land Use? Not Possible

    A Takings Case Not About Land Use? Not Possible
    Usually the crew here at land use profs is quick to jump on any big takings case that comes out, but we have all been hesitating a bit about the Horne case decided on Monday. This may have been because...
Rank this Week: 163

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jun 29

    Transgender Experiences in the Workplace

    Transgender Experiences in the Workplace
    Playing off of Rick's post below, there have been a number of negative experiences that transgender employees have shared concerning their treatment in the workplace. And, there has certainly been a tremendous amount of litigation in that…
  • Jun 26

    Developing a GLBT Practice

    Developing a GLBT Practice
    The good news on today's marriage-equality case makes it particularly appropriate for me to give a shout-out to a couple of folks doing cutting-edge work on GLBT issues, especially on trans rights. Jillian Weiss, an attorney in Tuxedo Park,…
  • Jun 25

    Reading the Disparate Impact Tea Leaves: Texas Dep't of Housing v. Inclusive Communities Project

    Reading the Disparate Impact Tea Leaves: Texas Dep't of Housing v. Inclusive Communities Project
    While everyone else in the country was reading the Supreme Court's opinion on health care subsidies, I had a chance to look at the other opinion issued today: Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities…
Rank this Week: 20

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jun 29

    CBC Claims Political Party Has Infringed Its Copyright By Using News Clips In Ad

    CBC Claims Political Party Has Infringed Its Copyright By Using News Clips In Ad
    The University of Ottawa Law School's Michael Geist discusses a Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) demand that the (Canadian) Conservative Party stop airing an ad that included clips from a CBC interview between a network reporter and…
  • Jun 25

    Charter Cable and the Purchase of Time Warner Cable

    Charter Cable and the Purchase of Time Warner Cable
    Marvin Ammori discusses the proposed Charter Cable purchase of TWC, here, for Wired. He says in part: We need to ensure that Charter will not lose its way after taking over Time Warner and becoming four times larger. That’s where...
  • Jun 25

    Bundling News to Offset the Effects of Privacy Breach Disclosure

    Bundling News to Offset the Effects of Privacy Breach Disclosure
    Sebastian Gay, University of Chicago Department of Economics, has published Strategic News Bundling and Privacy Breach Disclosures. Here is the abstract. I examine how firms strategically bundle news reports to offset the negative effects of…
Rank this Week: 37

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • Jun 29

    Ninth Circuit Mandamus Actions (9th Cir. - June 29, 2015)

    Ninth Circuit Mandamus Actions (9th Cir. - June 29, 2015)
    Today is apparently "Judge Jones" day in the Ninth Circuit.Judge Jones, from the District of Nevada, is the subject of not one, but two (unrelated) published mandamus opinions today.  The first stems from his routine practice of denying…
  • Jun 26

    U.S. v. Jefferson (9th Cir. June 26, 2015)

    U.S. v. Jefferson (9th Cir. June 26, 2015)
    Headline:  George Jefferson gets a decade in prison.  He's no longer movin' on up.  But he is going to the big house.Okay, so it's not Sherman Helmsley's George Jefferson.  But he is nonetheless a guy who's similarly…
  • Jun 25

    People v. McDonald (Cal. Ct. App. - June 25, 2015)

    People v. McDonald (Cal. Ct. App. - June 25, 2015)
    There's such a fine line between a tiny little bit in prison and a ton of time in prison:"On August 19, 2012, Christopher Patterson snatched a gold chain from around the neck of 71-year-old Guadalupe Ramos. In the process, he either…
Rank this Week: 161

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/
  • Jun 29

    You Don't Want Police at Your Annual Meeting, Unless They're Shareholder

    You Don't Want Police at Your Annual Meeting, Unless They're Shareholder
    I was traveling to the annual CALI Conference on Law School Computing when this happened, but I thought I would share it, in case you haven’t seen it yet. Two police officers showed up at the annual meeting of PNE...
  • Jun 28

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (June 28, 2015)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (June 28, 2015)
    J. Robert Brown Jr.: testimony on the definition of accredited investor & business development companies http://t.co/gK1AdFEant— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) June 23, 2015 ICYMI: "Laws and regulators need get up to speed with…
  • Jun 27

    Insider Trading Profits as a Proxy for Intrafirm Information Flow

    Insider Trading Profits as a Proxy for Intrafirm Information Flow
    Chen Chen, Xiumin Martin, Sugata Roychowdhury, and Xin Wang have posted a paper to SSRN that attempts to identify firms that suffer from poor internal information flow by comparing the relative insider trading profits of high level managers…
Rank this Week: 90

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/
  • Jun 29

    The Lethal Injection Decision

    The Lethal Injection Decision
    by Michael Meltsner, guest contributor* Today’s Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in the lethal injection case from Oklahoma (Glossip v Gross) is much more than another rejection of last minute efforts by condemned inmates to avoid…
  • Jun 29

    Glossip v. Gross: Justice Breyer Makes his Case against the Death Penalty

    Glossip v. Gross: Justice Breyer Makes his Case against the Death Penalty
    The Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in Glossip v. Gross, upholding Oklahoma's death penalty methodology, was not unexpected. Justice Alito wrote the majority opinion, holding that the inmates failed to establish a likelihood of success in their…
  • Jun 26

    Obergefell: An International Perspective

    Obergefell: An International Perspective
    by Noah B. Novogrodsky, guest contributor Today’s Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges made scant explicit reference to foreign or international law, save for a brief reference in Justice Kennedy’s majority opinion to…
Rank this Week: 4409

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/
  • Jun 29

    SCOTUS Cert. Grant in Musacchio v. United State

    SCOTUS Cert. Grant in Musacchio v. United State
    There are some interesting procedural issues in Musacchio v. United States, a case for which the Supreme Court granted certiorari today. It presents two questions: (1) Whether the law-of-the-case doctrine requires the sufficiency of the…
  • Jun 29

    Bitcoin and Civil Procedure

    Bitcoin and Civil Procedure
    Max Raskin, an NYU law student, has posted on SSRN his article Realm of the Coin: Bitcoin and Civil Procedure, published in 20 Fordham J. of Corporate & Financial Law, No. 4 (2015). Abstract: Bitcoin is a private currency issued...
  • Jun 27

    The Obergefell Aftermath in Alabama

    The Obergefell Aftermath in Alabama
    By now readers are surely aware of yesterday’s landmark Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which held by a 5-4 vote that the U.S. Constitution does not permit states to bar same-sex couples from marriage on the same terms...
Rank this Week: 213

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 302

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    Trademark scholars roundtable: establishing the features of the consumer

    Trademark scholars roundtable: establishing the features of the consumer
    Session 2: Establishing the Features of the Consumer The UK courts have in recent years been quite explicit that the consumer is a normative construct, a fiction, and a benchmark. What does this mean? Does the modifier…
  • Jun 29

    Trademark scholars roundtable: roles for the consumer in TM

    Trademark scholars roundtable: roles for the consumer in TM
    Seventh Trademark Scholars Roundtable: The Construction of the Consumer in Trade Mark Law Session 1: Roles for the Consumer in Trade Mark LawWhat role does the “consumer” (whether “average” or…
  • Jun 29

    Ninth Circuit rejects class certification because ads differed

    Ninth Circuit rejects class certification because ads differed
    Cabral v. Supple LLC, --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2015 WL 3855142, No. 13–55943 (9th Cir. June 23, 2015)  The court of appeals vacated the certification of a class of purchasers of a dietary supplement. The certified class was “[a]ll…
Rank this Week: 68

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
Rank this Week: 222

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/
  • Jun 29

    Q2 2015 Quick Links, Part 1 (IP, Marketing and More)

    Q2 2015 Quick Links, Part 1 (IP, Marketing and More)
    Copyright * The dominant media storyline about the Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match was the fight’s widespread illicit availability on the livestreaming apps Periscope and Meerkat. But this should have been the dominant storyline…
  • Jun 28

    When Can Defendants Defeat A Criminal Threat Prosecution By Claiming They Were Joking? Not Often

    When Can Defendants Defeat A Criminal Threat Prosecution By Claiming They Were Joking? Not Often
    The “Twitter joke trial,” where a UK man was prosecuted for joking about blowing up an airport, made waves and resulted in widespread criticism, but recent cases in the US show that prosecutions for jokey threats over social media…
  • Jun 24

    North Carolina Cyber-Bullying Statute Survives First Amendment Challenge

    North Carolina Cyber-Bullying Statute Survives First Amendment Challenge
    Defendant was accused of cyberbullying over posts he made about (and to) his high school classmate (Dillon) on Facebook. The opinion is unclear on the precise nature of the original post and whether defendant initiated the post, or offered…
Rank this Week: 105

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
  • Jun 29

    The Arizona Legislature Case

    The Arizona Legislature Case
    I was surprised by the outcome, the reasoning in the opinion, and that there were two votes (from Scalia and Thomas) to dismiss the suit for lack of standing.  In the end, I wonder if the Court should have just said “no…
  • Jun 29

    Revisiting Capital Punishment

    Revisiting Capital Punishment
    I want to go through the opinions on the three-drug protocol more carefully, but I will say that I’m not persuaded (and never have been) that the death penalty is unconstitutional across the board.  Whether the states or the…
  • Jun 29

    Same-Sex Marriage Whopper

    Same-Sex Marriage Whopper
    Let’s turn to the same-sex marriage decision.  I’ll have a separate post on the Court’s opinion later.  Basically, my thought is that it reads like a lot of Justice Kennedy’s decisions, unfortunately. With…
Rank this Week: 36

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jun 29

    Evolving Standards of Decency That Mark the Progress of Maturing Justice

    Evolving Standards of Decency That Mark the Progress of Maturing Justice
    by Michael DorfIn 1972, when the Supreme Court invalidated the then-extant death penalty statutes in Furman v. Georgia, only two Justices--Brennan and Marshall--concluded that the death penalty is unconstitutional under all…
  • Jun 27

    In Defense of Justice Kennedy's Soaring Rhetoric in Obergefell

    In Defense of Justice Kennedy's Soaring Rhetoric in Obergefell
    by Michael Dorf (cross-posted on SCOTUSblog)In the nature of split decisions, the majority opinion makes an affirmative argument and the dissent criticizes that argument, with the majority responding, if at all, in footnotes and other…
  • Jun 26

    The Link Between Liberty and Equality in Obergefell

    The Link Between Liberty and Equality in Obergefell
    by Michael DorfJustice Kennedy's opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges is a tour-de-force. I shall have a LOT to say about it--and about the dissents--over the course of the next week, but for now I will confine myself to two observations.First, in…
Rank this Week: 232

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: 4384

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Jun 29

    Privatization of Texas Beaches?

    Privatization of Texas Beaches?
    Houston Matter discusses the Texas Open Beaches Act (with Property Prof. Matt Festa). A summary of a recent dispute: The Houston Chronicle recently reported on a conflict between a Galveston resident and the city’s Park Board over who…
  • Jun 29

    Miller on Funding Conservation on Private Land

    Miller on Funding Conservation on Private Land
    Stephen Miller (Idaho) has posted Funding Conservation in Idaho: A Survey of Federal, State & Local Resources Assisting Conservation on Private Lands on SSRN. Here's the abstract: The purpose of this publication is to provide a guide to…
  • Jun 26

    Map of the Day: Gay Marriage in the U.S.

    Map of the Day: Gay Marriage in the U.S.
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • Jun 29

    SCOTUS decision on the Spiderman Contract

    SCOTUS decision on the Spiderman Contract
    Given the major U.S. Supreme Court opinions that were released last week, it's no surprise that the one involving contracts, Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC, didn't make the headlines. The case involved an agreement for the sale of a…
  • Jun 29

    More Bad News on the Privacy Front

    More Bad News on the Privacy Front
    Jed Rubenfeld declared the end of privacy in an article that appeared in Stanford Law Review in 2008. Around the same time, Danial Solove explored the role of social media in eroding privacy in Scientific American. National Public Radio…
  • Jun 29

    New in Print: Martha Ertman's Book and other

    New in Print: Martha Ertman's Book and other
    Martha Ertman's new book, Love's Promises: How Formal and Informal Contracts Shape All Kinds of Families (Beacon Press 2015) is the subject an online symposium over at Concurring Opinions. And in other publication news . . . Robert Bejesky,…
Rank this Week: 128

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto, Professor Luis E. Chiesa and law student Suzanne McMillan.

http://animalblawg.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 324