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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: 541

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

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
  • Apr 22

    Announcing Supreme Court Opinion

    Announcing Supreme Court Opinion
    I’ve been listening to audio on oyez.org of the public announcements in famous recent Supreme Court opinions. (I was in the Court for the announcement of City of Boerne v. Flores, by sheer happenstance.) While these statements are…
  • Apr 21

    Introducing Guest Blogger, Lisa Pruitt

    Introducing Guest Blogger, Lisa Pruitt
      Concurring Opinions is delighted to introduce Professor Lisa Pruitt, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law. Her interests include Law and Rural Livelihoods, Feminist Jurisprudence, the Legal Profession,…
  • Apr 21

    Harlan Fiske Stone

    Harlan Fiske Stone
    One person who probably deserves a new biography is Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone. I just finished reading Alpheus Mason’s book on the Justice, which was written in 1956.  It’s a thorough and engaging account, but there…
Rank this Week: 38

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Pence In Jakarta Praises Moderate Islam

    Pence In Jakarta Praises Moderate Islam
    Vice President Mike Pence's comments at his press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday led Haaretz to run an article titled Pence's Visit to Indonesia Another Strike in Internal White House Battle Over Islam.  In his remarks to…
  • Apr 21

    Pence Meets With Interfaith Leaders In Indonesia

    Pence Meets With Interfaith Leaders In Indonesia
    Yesterday, as part of his trip to Asia, Vice President Mike Pence met with interfaith religious leaders in Indonesia.  The White House readout on the meeting (full text) in addition to listing the 17 participants said:Today, Vice…
  • Apr 21

    9th Circuit Judge John Noonan Dies At Age 90

    9th Circuit Judge John Noonan Dies At Age 90
    Ninth Circuit Senior Judge John T. Noonan, Jr. died on April 17 at the age of 90. A News Release from the 9th Circuit described Noonan as "a distinguished jurist and an eminent scholar with a particular focus on the historical development of…
Rank this Week: 23

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/
  • Apr 22

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers. Monday McWilliams v. Dunn: Whether, when this court held in Ake v. Oklahoma that an indigent defendant is entitled to meaningful expert assistance for the “evaluation,…
  • Apr 22

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 4,592 Encryption Workarounds Orin S. Kerr and Bruce Schneier The George Washington University Law School and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet &…
  • Apr 21

    Slobogin on Policing and the Cloud

    Slobogin on Policing and the Cloud
    Christopher Slobogin (Vanderbilt University - Law School) has posted Policing and the Cloud (Academy for Justice: A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice (Erik Luna ed., 2017, Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Databases are…
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/
Rank this Week: 37

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 49

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • Apr 22

    Different Power Rules Apply to Men than to Women (LWB Farewell Series)

    Different Power Rules Apply to Men than to Women (LWB Farewell Series)
    Originally published on the LWB on April 28, 2012 A just released study by the Yale Law Women documents that class participation at Yale Law tends to be disproportionately male (H/T to Jeff and Lior Strahilevitz at Prawfblawg). Although…
  • Apr 17

    Legal Whiteboard Ceasing Publication

    Legal Whiteboard Ceasing Publication
    On April 30th, The Legal Whiteboard will cease publication. During our 5+ years of operations, we generated some very good content, focusing on facts, trends and ideas affecting the legal industry. We made the ABA LawBlawg 100 in 2012…
  • Apr 12

    "He probably listened to lawyers too much."

    "He probably listened to lawyers too much."
    I apologize for this in advance, but as much as everybody, from the late-night monologues to the left-hand editorial column of the Wall Street Journal, is getting a nice piece of United Airlines right now (I like the clip from...
Rank this Week: 4680

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/
  • Apr 22

    10 Teachable Moments from Harry Potter

    10 Teachable Moments from Harry Potter
    From Education Week: We don't choose familial situations, but we can choose to make the most of what we are given. Harry clearly doesn't fit with the Dursleys' but they are his family and they only ones he has known....
  • Apr 21

    Admiral McRaven: Make Your Bed

    Admiral McRaven: Make Your Bed
    Climbing the best seller lists is Admiral William McRaven’s inspirational Make Your Bed. The book is based on a commencement speech he delivered at the University of Texas in which he offered life lessons he learned as a Navy Seal....
  • Apr 20

    The Importance of Formative Assessment for Improving Law Student Learning

    The Importance of Formative Assessment for Improving Law Student Learning
    Two interesting items came past my desk this morning. (Actually, past my computer screen.) The first one concerned the news that Whittier Law School will be closing. (This is very sad news for the students and faculty.) The other was...
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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: 18

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Apr 22

    The Troubling Link Between Allergies and Suicide - The Atlantic

    The Troubling Link Between Allergies and Suicide - The Atlantic
    Early in his career, Teodor Postolache, a psychiatry professor at the University of Maryland, was struck by a peculiar trend that comes up again and again in suicide research. Across decades and in various countries, suicide is much more…
  • Apr 22

    Please, God, Stop Chelsea Clinton from Whatever She Is Doing | Vanity Fair

    Please, God, Stop Chelsea Clinton from Whatever She Is Doing | Vanity Fair
    One wishes to calm these publications: You can stop this now. Haven’t you heard that the great Kong is no more? Nevertheless, they’ve persisted. At great cost: increased Chelsea exposure is tied closely to political despair and,…
  • Apr 21

    Teacher filled Cialis scrip before ‘kidnapping’ teen student | New York Post

    Teacher filled Cialis scrip before ‘kidnapping’ teen student | New York Post
    The Tennessee teacher charged with abducting his 15-year-old student skipped town with Cialis pills and went shopping for KY Jelly and chocolate while on the lam for more than a month, according to new court papers. via nypost.com That's…
Rank this Week: 93

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 16

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: 395

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 22

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    The IRS Scandal, Day 1437: Lois Lerner Fears For Her Life, Asks Federal Court To Seal Her Upcoming Deposition Testimony Gene Nichol Criticizes 'Nakedly Ideological' Attack On UNC Center For Civil Rights, Calls Out 'Cowardly' Dean, Provost,…
  • Apr 22

    Harvard Seeks To Hire A Clinical Tax Prof

    Harvard Seeks To Hire A Clinical Tax Prof
    Job Announcement: Clinical Fellow, Harvard Law Sc hool Federal Tax Clinic: Duties & Responsibilities: The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School (LSC) seeks to hire a Clinical Fellow in the Federal Tax Clinic [launched in Fall 2015].…
  • Apr 22

    100 Students Protest Closure Of Whittier Law School

    100 Students Protest Closure Of Whittier Law School
    Following up on my previous posts (links below): Orange County Register, Dozens of Angry Whittier Law School Students Protest After College Announces Closure: About 100 law students angry over the announced closure of Whittier College’s law…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Apr 22

    The Lawfare Podcast A Speech on Sextortion by Mona Sedky

    The Lawfare Podcast A Speech on Sextortion by Mona Sedky
    Over the past year, Lawfare has expended a great deal of ink on the problem of sextortion, a form of online sexual assault in which perpetrators obtain explicit images or video of their victims and use those images to extort further explicit…
  • Apr 22

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Susan Hennessey, Quinta Jurecic, and Benjamin Wittes posted the Lawfare Readership Survey. Please take a moment to fill it out! Ben kicked off the week by announcing his submission of three FOIA requests seeking information on Donald…
  • Apr 21

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The Washington Post reports that Department of Justice officials are considering bringing criminal charges and seeking the arrest of Wikileaks’ Julian Assange. CNN sources claim the charges have already been prepared. CIA Director Mike…
Rank this Week: 68

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/
  • Apr 22

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Locking Up Our Own" by Forman

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Locking Up Our Own" by Forman
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman, Jr. Here is a description: In recent years, America’s criminal justice system has become the subject of an increasingly urgent…
  • Apr 22

    Download of the Week: "Data Privacy and Dignitary Privacy" by Post

    Download of the Week: "Data Privacy and Dignitary Privacy" by Post
    The Download of the Week is Data Privacy and Dignitary Privacy: Google Spain, the Right to Be Forgotten, and the Construction of the Public Sphere by Robert Post. Here is the abstract: In 2014, the decision of the European Court...
  • Apr 21

    Two by Kate

    Two by Kate
    I had not realized that Don Kates, a pioneering scholar of the Second Amendment, had passed away late last year. Two of his abstracts were just posted posthumously: Don B. Kates, Gun Control: Separating Reality from Symbolism (Journal of…
Rank this Week: 11

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 22

    Saying no to the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino as a Parent

    Saying no to the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino as a Parent
    We love Starbucks - the experience is a fun one for the family and we love to walk over to the one nearest us and to pre-order drinks. My children are not allowed to order the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino because...
  • Apr 22

    EU Competition Law: Current Issues in a Global Context Friday, May 19, 2017

    EU Competition Law: Current Issues in a Global Context Friday, May 19, 2017
    Please Join Us For... EU Competition Law: Current Issues in a Global Context King's College Centre of European Law in co-operation with Crowell & Moring LLP Friday, May 19, 2017 Hilton Brussels Grand Place Carrefour de l’Europe 1000…
  • Apr 21

    Pharmaceutical Patent Wars, Reverse-Payment Settlements, and Their Anticompetitive Effects for Consumer

    Pharmaceutical Patent Wars, Reverse-Payment Settlements, and Their Anticompetitive Effects for Consumer
    Steven Adamson, U. Mississippi describes Pharmaceutical Patent Wars, Reverse-Payment Settlements, and Their Anticompetitive Effects for Consumers. ABSTRACT: Generic drugs have been provided considerable cost-savings to consumers. The…
Rank this Week: 21

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/
  • Apr 22

    Fog Of War

    Fog Of War
    From the web page of the Idaho State Bar The Professional Conduct Board of the Idaho State Bar has issued a Public Reprimand to Twin Falls lawyer Mark J. Guerry, based on professional misconduct. The Professional Conduct Board’s Order…
  • Apr 21

    Dunk A Judge

    Dunk A Judge
    The South Carolina Advisory Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct opines FACTS A full-time magistrate is married to the executive director of a non-profit organization. The spouse is holding a fund-raiser and has asked the judge to…
  • Apr 21

    Core Value

    Core Value
    The District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility has reprimanded an attorney who in the course of defending a client in a bar disciplinary hearing violated his duty of confidentiality to another client. The Board agrees with the…
Rank this Week: 63

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 22

    Why You Should Be Careful Where You Die

    Why You Should Be Careful Where You Die
    Although the future of the federal estate tax is looking grim, some twenty states still impose their own estate or inheritance tax and some of their exemption rates are well below the current federal rate. More specifically, fourteen states…
  • Apr 22

    Article on Singapore Securities & Financial Services Regulation

    Article on Singapore Securities & Financial Services Regulation
    Hans Tjio recently published an Article entitled, 25. Securities and Financial Services Regulation, 17 Singapore Academy of L. Annual Rev. (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This is a survey of all the Singapore cases in…
  • Apr 21

    How Can a Community Property Trust Benefit You?

    How Can a Community Property Trust Benefit You?
    One technique for keeping the value of your estate in the family is a community property trust, which can save clients substantial amounts of money in capital gains taxes. Upon creating a community property trust, the entire value of the...
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • Apr 22

    "Should We Treat Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients as Persons?"

    "Should We Treat Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients as Persons?"
    "Should We Treat Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients as Persons?" by Matthew Braddock has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract How should we treat patients diagnosed as being in a persistent vegetative…
  • Apr 21

    "Addiction and Moralization: the Role of the Underlying Model of Addiction"

    "Addiction and Moralization: the Role of the Underlying Model of Addiction"
    "Addiction and Moralization: the Role of the Underlying Model of Addiction" by Lily E. Frank and Saskia K. Nagel has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Addiction appears to be a deeply moralized concept. To…
  • Apr 20

    "Review of Nada Gligorov: Neuroethics and the Scientific Revision of Common Sense"

    "Review of Nada Gligorov: Neuroethics and the Scientific Revision of Common Sense"
    "Review of Nada Gligorov: Neuroethics and the Scientific Revision of Common Sense" by Paul Boswell has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract This ambitious book aims to make a substantive contribution to six…
Rank this Week: 240

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/
  • Apr 22

    SEALS Conference: Prospective Law Teachers Workshop

    SEALS Conference: Prospective Law Teachers Workshop
    From an email message which I received in recent days: Each year, SEALS hosts a Prospective Law Teachers Workshop, which provides opportunities for aspiring law teachers to network and participate in mock interviews and mock job talks —…
  • Apr 22

    New Law Dean At Akron

    New Law Dean At Akron
    The University of Akron has announced that Christopher J. (C.J.) Peters will become its new law school dean. The press release is here.
  • Apr 20

    Pittsburgh Tax Law Review

    Pittsburgh Tax Law Review
    With some room still remaining in its coming fall issue, the peer-reviewed Pittsburgh Tax Review invites the submission of articles and essays for publication in the journal’s Fall 2017 issue. Submissions can be sent directly to Anthony…
Rank this Week: 89

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Apr 22

    Boycott Those Who Misuse Triple Talaq, Says All India Muslim Personal Law Board

    Boycott Those Who Misuse Triple Talaq, Says All India Muslim Personal Law Board
    From The Huffington Post: Those using triple talaq recklessly and without justification should be made to face social boycott, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said on Sunday at the conclusion of its executive meet here. The…
  • Apr 21

    Trump Signs Law Taking Aim at Planned Parenthood Funding

    Trump Signs Law Taking Aim at Planned Parenthood Funding
    From The New York Times: President Trump signed legislation on Thursday aimed at cutting off federal funding to Planned Parenthood and other groups that perform abortions, a move cheered by conservatives who have clamored to impose curbs on…
  • Apr 20

    What Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s Unusual Divorce Filing Says About Their Split

    What Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s Unusual Divorce Filing Says About Their Split
    From People: Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck continue to be a united front — even through their divorce. The former couple officially filed divorce papers on Thursday — coordinating the filing of near-identical documents at the same time.…
Rank this Week: 140

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/
  • Apr 22

    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 April 18th posting. The link to her post is here: One, Two, Buckle My Shoe.
  • Apr 21

    Instructor of Law Positions at St. Mary'

    Instructor of Law Positions at St. Mary'
    St. Mary’s University is excited to announce that we are continuing to grow our innovative Office of Law Success. We have performed a comprehensive review of our program and are now in the process of expanding our course offerings and...
  • Apr 20

    Final Exam Prep: Lessons from the Hudson River Crash – Pilot or Passenger?

    Final Exam Prep: Lessons from the Hudson River Crash – Pilot or Passenger?
    Over the years, I’ve seen many students struggle in preparing for final exams, particularly with uncertainty about how best to prepare. Without exception, that leads to a question. In the past, how have you learned to solve problems? And,…
Rank this Week: 678

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Balkinization Symposium on Michael Klarman, The Framers' Coup-- Collected Post

    Balkinization Symposium on Michael Klarman, The Framers' Coup-- Collected Post
    Here are the collected posts for our Balkinization symposium on Michael Klarman's new book, The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution (Oxford University Press 2016).Jack Balkin, Introduction to Symposium on Michael…
  • Apr 21

    The Framers, Democracy, and the Demagogue, Part Two

    The Framers, Democracy, and the Demagogue, Part Two
    Michael KlarmanFor the Symposium on Michael Klarman, The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution.            As established in yesterday’s post, the Framers…
  • Apr 20

    Reflections on "Law and Religion in an Increasingly Polarized America"

    Reflections on "Law and Religion in an Increasingly Polarized America"
    On the plane to San Francisco I read the terrific symposium issue of the Lewis and Clark Law Review, "Law and Religion in an Increasingly Polarized America." (Congratulations to Jim Oleske for putting it together.) Several of the articles…
Rank this Week: 85

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Apr 22

    YLJ Fourm Publishes Eviction Essay

    YLJ Fourm Publishes Eviction Essay
    While at the Texas A&M University Property Schmooze in February, one book title was mentioned at least 10 times: Matthew Desmond's (Harvard) Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (2016). I knew of the book but, admittedly, had…
  • Apr 17

    Fellowship Opportunity with the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanitie

    Fellowship Opportunity with the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanitie
    This just in from Sarah Schindler (Maine): Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities - Call for Fellows, 2017-18 The Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities is pleased to…
  • Apr 13

    Tis the Season for Egg

    Tis the Season for Egg
    Dying Easter eggs with your kids always starts out as a wholesome, family fun event, yet somehow seems to always end with children in time out and parents scrubbing pastel-colored dye off of white surfaces because we never seem to...
Rank this Week: 96

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/
  • Apr 22

    They should have called it “crying wolf”

    They should have called it “crying wolf”
    I’m sure we’ve all been riveted by the colorful activist campaign led by Elliott Management Corp challenging the board of directors at Arconic Inc. In some tellings, it’s a classic battle over whether companies should focus on immediate…
  • Apr 21

    Priorities, Principles, Politicians, and Professor

    Priorities, Principles, Politicians, and Professor
    In this semester's student mentorship group, we have been discussing personal priorities and principles. The consensus from the students seems to be that this topic is not only useful, but also more difficult than originally envisioned. A…
  • Apr 20

    ICYMI: #corpgov SSRN Roundup (April 20, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov SSRN Roundup (April 20, 2017)
    "conflicting empirical results in studies on the wealth effects of staggered boards" https://t.co/Hm8cmUxT5Z #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) April 14, 2017 "limited liability. What makes it special is that it may…
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • Apr 21

    Social Media and Legal Ethic

    Social Media and Legal Ethic
    Another presenter at the Scribes CLE program at the Oklahoma City University School of Law was attorney John Browning of Passman & Jones P.C., in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Browning is an elected member of the American Law Institute and a...
  • Apr 21

    Scribes Legal Writing CLE Program in Oklahoma

    Scribes Legal Writing CLE Program in Oklahoma
    Scribes -- The American Society of Legal Writers -- is holding its 2017 Legal Writing CLE Program today at the Oklahoma City University School of Law.
  • Apr 21

    Scribes Establishes the Joseph Kimble Distinguished Service Award

    Scribes Establishes the Joseph Kimble Distinguished Service Award
    Scribes – The American Society of Legal Writers – has renamed its Distinguished Service Award as the Joseph Kimble Distinguished Service Award. The honor came as a complete surprise to Professor Kimble, a former Executive Director and…
Rank this Week: 156

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    "Who among us," asks Richard Murphy, Texas Tech University School of Law, over at Notice & Comment Blog, "does not occasionally enjoy a forgotten nineteenth-century Supreme Court decision adopting a super-powerful form of deference that…
  • Apr 21

    Kennington on St. Louis Freedom Suit

    Kennington on St. Louis Freedom Suit
    Just out with the University of Georgia Press is In the Shadow of Dred Scott: St. Louis Freedom Suits and the Legal Culture of Slavery in Antebellum America by Kelly M. Kennington, Auburn University. The book is part of the Early American…
  • Apr 20

    New Exhibit at the HLS Library: Kids in the Collection: Prison, Work, and Play

    New Exhibit at the HLS Library: Kids in the Collection: Prison, Work, and Play
    HLS Professor Paul Freund, Costumed as a Baker (credit)[We have the following announcement.]  The Harvard Law School Library’s Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce a new exhibit: "Kids in the Collection:…
Rank this Week: 56

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

Provides practical insights from quantitative legal research on corporate law, capital markets, finance, and mergers & acquisitions, as well as law schools and legal education. By Professor Robert Anderson.

http://witnesseth.typepad.com
  • Apr 21

    Generational wealth shifting and the unnecessary Whittier law school story

    Generational wealth shifting and the unnecessary Whittier law school story
    The decision to close Whittier Law School has been widely reported and debated throughout the law school world as it's the first fully ABA-accredited school to shut its doors in recent memory. Whittier has served an important role in the…
  • Apr 16

    Is "fake news" itself fake news?

    Is "fake news" itself fake news?
    The topic of "fake news" is everywhere in the "real news" these days. Facebook is working to reduce fake news by weeding out those who promote it. Schools and universities are holding seminars to help gullible students identify and disregard…
  • Mar 28

    Making the law review submission process less atrociou

    Making the law review submission process less atrociou
    The law review submission process is a mess. Authors submit to dozens, even hundreds, of journals simultaneously. Many journals receive thousands of submissions that they cannot possibly review carefully. It is often (but not always)…
Rank this Week: 4772

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Apr 21

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Berkeley Ordinance Requiring Cell Phone Retail Disclosure

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Berkeley Ordinance Requiring Cell Phone Retail Disclosure
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in CTIA - The Wireless Ass'n v. City of Berkeley, a panel of the Ninth Circuit rejected First Amendment and preemption challenges to an ordinance...
  • Apr 21

    DOJ Moves to Clamp Down on Sanctuary Citie

    DOJ Moves to Clamp Down on Sanctuary Citie
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Department of Justice sent nine letters today reminding "sanctuary" jurisdictions that "as a condition for receiving certain financial year 2016 funding from the Department of…
  • Apr 20

    Fifth Circuit Tosses State Prosecution of Federal Officer

    Fifth Circuit Tosses State Prosecution of Federal Officer
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Fifth Circuit today threw out a criminal case brought by Texas against a federal FBI deputy, citing Supremacy Clause immunity. The ruling means that the state's case against the officer ends,…
Rank this Week: 90

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

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

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Apr 21

    This Is Dedication

    This Is Dedication
    Kelly Browe Olson and Alyson Carrel, the Spring Conference Standing Committee Co-Chairs of the ABA DR Conference here in San Francisco, are truly dedicated to the success of the event. Here they are at the Thursday reception. Not only do they…
  • Apr 20

    Israel Reflections 2017–The Truth (?) of Masada

    Israel Reflections 2017–The Truth (?) of Masada
    From student J.J. Moore, here is a reflection on how the story that is told depends on the storyteller.  I have always loved ruins. Ruins tell a story and bring an appreciation of the past. However, a forgotten aspect of ruins is the…
  • Apr 19

    Aragaki – The Dao of Friendly Skie

    Aragaki – The Dao of Friendly Skie
    FOI Hiro Aragaki (Loyola-LA) provides his thoughts on last week’s United Airlines debacle. In the past week the Internet went ablaze with news reports of United Airlines passenger Dr. David Dao’s merciless ejection from a…
Rank this Week: 381

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
  • Apr 21

    To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)

    To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)
    Featuring Professors Nancy Chi Cantalupo, Katharine Baker, Daniel Hemel, and Richard Epstein. Moderated by Professor Emily Buss. Presented by the Domestic and Sexual Violence Project, Defenders, Law Women's Caucus, Education and Child…
  • Mar 7

    Gillian Thomas, "Title VII and Women in the Workplace"

    Gillian Thomas, "Title VII and Women in the Workplace"
    Gillian Thomas, staff attorney at the ACLU Women's Rights Project, will discuss issues in her recently-published book, Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years about Title VII and its effects for women in the workplace. The book…
  • Feb 28

    Anthony J. Casey, "The Short Happy Life of Rules and Standards"

    Anthony J. Casey, "The Short Happy Life of Rules and Standards"
    The choice between rules and standards in lawmaking is a central question. But the line between the two forms is not as clear as most scholars presume. This talk argues that the lack of a coherent unifying principle in the…
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/
Rank this Week: 106

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 21

    House Dodd-Frank reform bill would sharply limit shareholder proposal

    House Dodd-Frank reform bill would sharply limit shareholder proposal
    Bloomberg Securities Regulation and Law Report advises that: House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) wants to require anyone seeking to put a proposal on the corporate ballot to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 20

    Genetic engineering humans to live on water worlds: Maybe James Blish was right after all

    Genetic engineering humans to live on water worlds: Maybe James Blish was right after all
    I saw this interesting news story: A new study published in The Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society suggests that most habitable planets are wet. Like, extremely wet. Using computer... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Apr 20

    Might Nevada avoid the mistake of extending alter ego liability to LLCs?

    Might Nevada avoid the mistake of extending alter ego liability to LLCs?
    Probably not. Keith Paul Bishop explains: The Nevada Supreme Court has not expressly held that the laws for piercing the corporate veil under the alter-ego doctrine apply to LLCs, but it has applied... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 107

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
    CALL FOR PAPERS AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to…
  • Apr 4

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation
    Fifth Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: Call for Papers UCLA School of Law, in conjunction with the University of Richmond School of Law, Boston University School of Law, and University of Illinois College of Law,…
  • Feb 7

    Appraisal and Merger Price

    Appraisal and Merger Price
    Over the past couple of years something has been happening in appraisal litigation. For a long time, appraisal litigation was something of a backwater: experts battling over which variables a judge must insert into a discounted cash flow…
Rank this Week: 114

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Apr 21

    Is It Even Possible to Be Too Hard on Supply-Siders?

    Is It Even Possible to Be Too Hard on Supply-Siders?
    by Neil H. BuchananThe Republican leadership uniformly despised Donald Trump during last year's primaries, fiercely opposing him before finally meekly submitting to his misrule.  Throughout this tragicomedy, however, Trump and his party…
  • Apr 20

    Trump, Syria, Tienanmen, and the Downside of Civilian Control of the Military

    Trump, Syria, Tienanmen, and the Downside of Civilian Control of the Military
    by Michael DorfIn my latest Verdict column, I weigh in on the debate over whether President Trump's April 7 cruise missile strike against a Syrian airbase violated domestic constitutional law and/or international law. Here is the nutshell…
  • Apr 19

    Competitor Plaintiffs in Emoluments Clause Case Bolster Standing

    Competitor Plaintiffs in Emoluments Clause Case Bolster Standing
    By Michael Dorf(cross-posted on Take Care) Almost immediately after President Trump's inauguration, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington ("CREW") filed a lawsuit against him alleging multiple violations of the Emoluments…
Rank this Week: 238

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Apr 21

    Building a Slippery Slope to Code

    Building a Slippery Slope to Code
    by Jay Marshall Wolman I’ve been following the efforts of Carl Malamud and Public.Resource.Org to free the law.  In short, and inadequately summarized, sometimes lawmakers incorporate by reference or otherwise make part of the law…
  • Apr 19

    Hungry Like the Wolf

    Hungry Like the Wolf
    by Jay Marshall Wolman In the wake of Super Bowl XLIV, Katy Pery’s backup dancer “Left Shark”, disputes among intellectual property lawyers arose as to what kind, if any, protection was available to the owners/designers of…
  • Feb 23

    Randazza Resoundingly Wins First Amendment Case

    Randazza Resoundingly Wins First Amendment Case
    The latest successful case of Marc Randazza was highlighted on Pissed Consumer. Check out the blog post to discover the details of First Amendment case where Dr. Steven Novella [Mr. Randazza’s client] was sued for sharing his opinions…
Rank this Week: 182

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: 3812

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Apr 21

    ABA Section of International Law Europe Forum in Barcelona (June 2017)

    ABA Section of International Law Europe Forum in Barcelona (June 2017)
    The ABA Section of International Law Europe Forum will address hot topics and recent developments in Europe and the United States. Presentations will be relevant to practitioners who already work in an international environment and to those…
  • Apr 20

    Whittier Law School in California Decides to Close

    Whittier Law School in California Decides to Close
    Trustees of Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, California announced plans this week to stop admitting new students. A report in today's New York Times said the school had said that it was committed to ensuring that current students would...
  • Apr 15

    Australia Defeats Jamaica to Win the 2017 Jessup Cup

    Australia Defeats Jamaica to Win the 2017 Jessup Cup
    A team from the University of Sydney has won the 2017 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, defeating a team from the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica. The final panel was composed of two sitting judges of...
Rank this Week: 175

Nahmod Law

Nahmod Law

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

http://nahmodlaw.com
  • Apr 21

    White v. Pauly: Another Supreme Court Signal on Excessive Force and Qualified Immunity

    White v. Pauly: Another Supreme Court Signal on Excessive Force and Qualified Immunity
    In White v. Pauly,  137 S. Ct. 548 (2017)(per curiam), the Supreme Court once more strongly sent a message that police officers are to be given maximum deference when sued for damages under section 1983 and the Fourth Amendment for using…
  • Mar 29

    An Injured Public Employee Gets Past DeShaney and Collins v. City of Harker Height

    An Injured Public Employee Gets Past DeShaney and Collins v. City of Harker Height
    The DeShaney and Collins Obstacles for Injured Public Employees Seeking Section 1983 Damages A public employee who has been injured and thereby deprived of his or her constitutional rights by the employer’s failure to prevent the injury…
  • Mar 20

    34th Annual Section 1983 Conference on April 20-21, 2017 in Chicago

    34th Annual Section 1983 Conference on April 20-21, 2017 in Chicago
    I don’t ordinarily advertise on my blog but here comes a commercial. IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law is hosting the 34th annual Section 1983 Conference in Chicago on April 20-21, 2017. This two-day conference covers all aspects of…
Rank this Week: 1493

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Apr 21

    Court of Appeals of Minnesota Rejects Use of Jury Instruction on Problems w/Cross-Racial Identification

    Court of Appeals of Minnesota Rejects Use of Jury Instruction on Problems w/Cross-Racial Identification
    Bearing out the underlying findings of these studies, cross-racial misidentifications have surfaced in a large number of wrongful convictions. The single greatest cause of wrongful convictions in the United States is eyewitness…
  • Apr 20

    Court of Appeals of Utah Finds Rule of Completeness is a Rule of Admissibility

    Court of Appeals of Utah Finds Rule of Completeness is a Rule of Admissibility
    Like its federal counterpart, Utah Rule of Evidence 106, the rule of completeness, provides that If a party introduces all or part of a writing or recorded statement, an adverse party may require the introduction, at that time, of any...
  • Apr 19

    The Kind of Case Changed By Maryland's New Rape Law

    The Kind of Case Changed By Maryland's New Rape Law
    According to an article in BuzzFeed News, Maryland rape victims no longer need to prove they physically fought back against their attackers, according to a new bill signed today by Gov. Larry Hogan that changes the state's legal definition…
Rank this Week: 308

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Apr 21

    Heading out to speak at 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo

    Heading out to speak at 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo
    Blogging in this space will be light over the next few days because I am about to travel to Pittsburgh to attend and participate in the 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo. As this schedule details, I am speaking...
  • Apr 20

    Arkansas finally navigates litigation to complete one execution

    Arkansas finally navigates litigation to complete one execution
    As reported in this new Washington Post piece, "Arkansas late Thursday night carried out the state’s first execution in more than a decade after the U.S. Supreme Court, in a last-minute series of orders, rejected requests by a…
  • Apr 20

    Virginia Gov commutes death sentence of defendant who has claimed innocence in murder-for-hire crime

    Virginia Gov commutes death sentence of defendant who has claimed innocence in murder-for-hire crime
    As reported in this new Washington Post piece, "Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has commuted the death sentence of Ivan Teleguz, a 38-year-old man who was set to be executed Tuesday in the murder-for-hire of his former…
Rank this Week: 15

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: 192

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    A Well-Intentioned But Pragmatically Unwise Tax Filing Suggestion

    A Well-Intentioned But Pragmatically Unwise Tax Filing Suggestion
    When a reader sent me an email directing my attention to this commentary I knew immediately that it was a foolish proposition that begged for a response. How did I know? The headline told me, “Let’s Make Tax Day a Month…
  • Apr 19

    What Is It With Minnesota Professors and Taxes?

    What Is It With Minnesota Professors and Taxes?
    Six years ago, in Why Teaching Isn’t Just a Matter of What One Knows or Understands, and in a follow-up post four years later, Still Puzzled Four Years After Conviction to File Income Tax Returns, I wrote about the disappointing saga of…
  • Apr 17

    Proving Some Tax Evidence Is Not The Same as Proving All

    Proving Some Tax Evidence Is Not The Same as Proving All
    Sometimes it’s not enough to produce some evidence to support a taxpayer’s claim for an exclusion, deduction, or credit. Sometimes it’s not enough to produce what the taxpayer has or knows. Sometimes it is necessary to find…
Rank this Week: 484