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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: 505

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: 4541

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 403

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 4

    The Benefits Of Unitrust

    The Benefits Of Unitrust
    A unitrust can be a good solution for reconciling difficult competing financial interests and goals. It is important to understand that there are two types of beneficiaries, income and remainder beneficiaries, who both have competing goals…
  • Jul 4

    CLE On Settlements, Compromises and Ethical Issues in Estate Litigation

    CLE On Settlements, Compromises and Ethical Issues in Estate Litigation
    The American Bar Association is presenting a paralegal CLE entitled, Settlements, Compromises and Ethical Issues in Estate Litigation, Thursday, July 16, 2015, 12:00-1:30pm Central, online. Here is why you should attend: Attendees of the…
  • Jul 4

    New Laws Seek To Protect Dementia Sufferer

    New Laws Seek To Protect Dementia Sufferer
    Dementia has become increasingly common among the elderly with a staggering five million Americans having the disease. Unfortunately, many people seek to take advantage of a dementia patient's diminished capacity. Family members, or anyone…
Rank this Week: 228

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: 9

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/
  • Jul 4

    Nat Turner Project. Org

    Nat Turner Project. Org
    Here's another way to celebrate July Fourth -- by reading about Nat Turner's rebellion. Today a new website on the Nat Turner rebellion has gone live -- you may recall that Turner first planned his rebellion for July Fourth, 1831....
  • Jul 3

    Independence Day: Bayard Rustin's Childhood Home

    Independence Day: Bayard Rustin's Childhood Home
    In thinking about what I wanted to talk about for July Fourth this year, I had a bunch of candidates. The contrarian in me wanted to put up something on "what to the slave was the magna carta" -- but...
  • Jul 3

    Empathy and the Constitution

    Empathy and the Constitution
    In an op-ed in the Boston Globe, Kent Greenfield argues that the key difference between Justice Kennedy’s opinion in Obergefell v, Hodges and the dissent of Chief Justice Roberts is that Kennedy has empathy and Roberts does not. In…
Rank this Week: 4277

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: 2048

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jul 4

    Tax Like It Is July 4, 1776

    Tax Like It Is July 4, 1776
    Wall Street Journal op-ed: What Life Was Like in 1776, by Thomas Fleming (Former President, Society of American Historians; Author, What America Was Really Like in 1776 (2012)): Americans [in 1776] had the highest per capita income in the…
  • Jul 4

    Lima Declaration On Tax Justice And Human Right

    Lima Declaration On Tax Justice And Human Right
    Over 100 organizations have signed the Lima Declaration on Tax Justice and Human Rights: We come together as a broad-­based community of experienced advocates, practitioners, activists, scholars, jurists, litigators and others committed to…
  • Jul 4

    The IRS Scandal, Day 786

    The IRS Scandal, Day 786
    Wall Street Journal, Lois Lerner for President: [G]et a load of this report from CNSNews.com: Catherine Duval, the attorney in charge of the Internal Revenue Service’s email production to Congress, has changed jobs: She now manages the…
Rank this Week: 139

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/
  • Jul 4

    [Randy Barnett] Happy 4th of July! The Drafting of the Declaration of Independence

    [Randy Barnett] Happy 4th of July! The Drafting of the Declaration of Independence
    [Here is a second excerpt from my forthcoming book, Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Sovereignty of the People (which is now available for pre-order on Amazon), which describes the drafting of the Declaration of Independence.…
  • Jul 4

    [Randy Barnett] What the Declaration of Independence Really Claimed

    [Randy Barnett] What the Declaration of Independence Really Claimed
    [As we celebrate Independence Day, I thought I would post a couple excerpts about the Declaration of Independence from my forthcoming book, Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Sovereignty of the People (which is now available for…
  • Jul 3

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Could King v. Burwell spell bad news for the EPA?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Could King v. Burwell spell bad news for the EPA?
    King v. Burwell was a tremendous victory for the Obama Administration. Although the Court refused to defer to the Internal Revenue Service’s interpretation of the PPACA, the Court nonetheless agreed with the Administration…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Jul 4

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    On Wednesday, Ben spoke with FBI Director James Comey about the growing number of Americans engaging with ISIS through Twitter and mobile apps. Concerns are mounting for the FBI about the effect of end-to-end encryption on its ability to…
  • Jul 3

    Director Comey and the Real Threat

    Director Comey and the Real Threat
    Conflation obscures issues. That's what's happening now with FBI Director Comey's arguments regarding ISIS, Going Dark, and device encryption. On Wednesday, Ben, quoting the director, discussed how the changes…
  • Jul 2

    Will the UK Begin Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria?

    Will the UK Begin Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria?
    Prime Minister David Cameron is looking to do more in Syria against ISIS.  Today his Minister of Defence, Michael Fallon, made the case before Parliament that the UK should participate in coalition airstrikes against ISIS inside…
Rank this Week: 374

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 4

    "Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders"

    "Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders"
    The title of this post is the headline of this encouraging lengthy front-page New York Times article. Here are excerpts: Sometime in the next few weeks, aides expect President Obama to issue orders freeing dozens of federal prisoners locked…
  • Jul 4

    Celebrating "the blessing of liberty" as the big winner in the SCOTUS Term just completed

    Celebrating "the blessing of liberty" as the big winner in the SCOTUS Term just completed
    Lots of folks are already spending lots of time seeking to summarize the Supreme Court Term just ended. This Washington Post review, headlined "The court’s liberals prevailed in most important cases, but it may not last," provides…
  • Jul 3

    If you want to go on gorging on Glossip gossip...

    If you want to go on gorging on Glossip gossip...
    here is still more of the copious commentary one can find as the work week closes on the biggest death penalty ruling of the SCOTUS Term just concluded (listed here only by title/headline as with this prior review, sources and...
Rank this Week: 90

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jul 4

    Happy July 4!

    Happy July 4!
    Happy Independence Day!! Among the many celebrations across the United States today is July 4th at Monticello. The 53rd Annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony starts at 9 am and will be followed by a Jeffersonian Open…
  • Jul 4

    Trump Doubles Down on Anti-Immigrant Agenda, Seeks to Capitalize on Random Killing

    Trump Doubles Down on Anti-Immigrant Agenda, Seeks to Capitalize on Random Killing
    Donald Trump kicked off his Republican presidential bid by attacking Mexican immigrants. Despite harsh criticism that has had many large companies distancing themselves from his business empire, is not backing away from those controversial…
  • Jul 4

    Fifth Circuit to Hear Arguments on Intervention of Immigrant Mothers in DAPA Challenge

    Fifth Circuit to Hear Arguments on Intervention of Immigrant Mothers in DAPA Challenge
    Texas v. United States, the 26 states' challenge to the expanded deferred action program, is incredibly complex procedurally. In addition to the United States' appeal of entry of the preliminary injunction, threef immigrant mothers, who claim…
Rank this Week: 58

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jul 4

    Bishop on Professor Bainbridge on S.B. 75 and the Delaware Bar

    Bishop on Professor Bainbridge on S.B. 75 and the Delaware Bar
    Keith Paul Bishop blogs about my new article (Fee Shifting: Delaware's Self-Inflicted Wound; available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2624750). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jul 3

    Behrens & Hitchcock Ode to Picasso (Napa Valley) 2006 w/ BBQ Chicken

    Behrens & Hitchcock Ode to Picasso (Napa Valley) 2006 w/ BBQ Chicken
    Dinner tonight was barbecued chicken, corn on the cob, and watermelon. I used store bought BBQ sauce (Stubbs Original) on free range skin-on, bone-in breasts and thighs. I brined the chicken for 1... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 3

    Bainbridge on Fee Shifting Bylaws: The National Law Review Takes Note

    Bainbridge on Fee Shifting Bylaws: The National Law Review Takes Note
    From the National Law Review: UCLA Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge recently posted an article calling Delaware’s recently enacted S.B. 75 a “self-inflicted wound”. ... What I find particularly... [[ This is a content…
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Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 4

    The Greek referendum

    The Greek referendum
    While I have far more sympathy for the Greeks than the Germans in their current standoff, this Vox post helps make the point that it's quite hard to say which referendum outcome would lead to better state of affairs down the road.If…
  • Jul 1

    Vacation reading

    Vacation reading
    While traveling in the UK last week, the books that I got to read included Knausgaard Book 1, and a biography of Lewis Carroll / social history of the Alice books by Robert Douglas Fairhurst.I liked, and more than that respected, the…
  • Jul 1

    How I spent a small part of my summer vacation

    How I spent a small part of my summer vacation
    Despite the fact that I sometimes feel I need to look at work materials while I'm at home in the evenings or on weekends - mainly to cue up my unconscious so it can problem-solve while my mind is offline, which seems to work a lot better, at…
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Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Jul 4

    NY Passes Women's Equality Act

    NY Passes Women's Equality Act
    The Women's Equality Act Will Soon be a Reality in New York Though it may have generated the most buzz, Governor Cuomo’s new sexual assault bill was not the only legislative gain for New York women’s rights to come out...<img…
  • Jul 3

    Sympathy for the gals, scorn for the boys?

    Sympathy for the gals, scorn for the boys?
    Those keeping up with the Women's World Cup know the story. For those who don't, here it is: It was a soccer player’s worst nightmare. With seconds left in a World Cup semifinal on Wednesday, Laura Bassett of England lunged...<img…
  • Jul 1

    "Canadian elections hinge on women – at the polls and behind the scenes"

    "Canadian elections hinge on women &ndash; at the polls and behind the scenes"
    From the Guardian UK: The fact that the women’s vote could be a deciding factor in Canada’s forthcoming federal election is not lost on any of the three main parties. For the first time in the country’s history, all three...<img…
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Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 4

    Happy 4th of July

    Happy 4th of July
  • Jul 3

    Canada's 'Broken' Adoption System Leaves Children Stranded

    Canada's 'Broken' Adoption System Leaves Children Stranded
    From CBC News: A childless couple are giving up on adoption after battling what they say is a broken system that leaves thousands of Canadian children stuck in provincial care instead of placing them with willing families. "It wasn't…
  • Jul 2

    Nation's First Gay Divorce Firm

    Nation's First Gay Divorce Firm
    From CBS Philly: PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia attorney has opened what he says is the first LGBTQ divorce firm. Philadelphia lawyer Conor Corcoran, who bills himself as the nation’s first gay divorce attorney, says he is ready to…
Rank this Week: 216

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/
  • Jul 4

    Well, that's a novel use of crowdfunding

    Well, that's a novel use of crowdfunding
    Crowdfunding’s a popular topic here at BLPB, but here’s a use that hadn't occurred to me. Apparently, a former SEC lawyer is using Kickstarter to fund an investigation into the fees that CalPERS pays for its private equity investments.…
  • Jul 3

    Amendments to Delaware PBC Law (“The Etsy Amendments”)

    Amendments to Delaware PBC Law (“The Etsy Amendments”)
    Among the DGCL amendments this year were a number of amendments to the Delaware Public Benefit Corporation (“PBC”) Law. I refer to the Delaware PBC amendments as “The Etsy Amendments” because I believe (without being sure) that a main…
  • Jul 2

    Business School Legal Studies Professors on Twitter

    Business School Legal Studies Professors on Twitter
    Bridget Crawford (Pace Law) has posted an extensive list of law school professors on Twitter that is available here. Previously, I compiled a list of business law professors, in both business schools and law schools, but to avoid overlapping…
Rank this Week: 208

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    On November 5-6, 2015, the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London, along with the London Centre for Social Studies, will host a conference on Fighting Femicide: Cultural and Legal Interventions. The conference organizers welcome…
  • Jul 3

    Lesaffer on Europe's Classical Law of Nation

    Lesaffer on Europe's Classical Law of Nation
    Randall Lesaffer, Tilburg Law School, has posted The Nature and Sources of Europe's Classical Law of Nations:The jurisprudence of the law of nature and nations of the Early-Modern Age holds pride of place in the modern historiography of…
  • Jul 3

    June Issue of the Journal of American History: Historians and the Carceral State

    June Issue of the Journal of American History: Historians and the Carceral State
    The June 2015 issue of the Journal of American History is a special issue on Historians and the Carceral State, produced in consultation with guest editors Kelly Lytle Hernández, Khalil Gibran Muhammad, and Heather Ann Thompson. From…
Rank this Week: 101

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    New Issue: Asian Journal of International Law

    New Issue: Asian Journal of International Law
    The latest issue of the Asian Journal of International Law (Vol. 5, no. 2, July 2015) is out. Contents include:Sundaresh Menon, The Transnational Protection of Private Rights: Issues, Challenges, and Possible Solutions Hisashi Owada,…
  • Jul 3

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management
    The latest issue of Transnational Dispute Management (2015, no. 4) is out. This is a special issue on "Dealing with Diversity in International Arbitration." The table of contents is here.
  • Jul 3

    Oduntan: International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa

    Oduntan: International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa
    Gbenga Oduntan (Univ. of Kent - Law) has published International Law and Boundary Disputes in Africa (Routledge 2015). Here's the abstract: Africa has experienced a number of territorial disputes over land and maritime boundaries, due in part…
Rank this Week: 1381

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/
  • Jul 3

    Hirschl on Comparative Constitutional Law

    Hirschl on Comparative Constitutional Law
    Ran Hirschl (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Introduction: "The C Word" (Ran Hirschl, Comparative Matters: The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law (Oxford University Press, October 2014)) on SSRN. Here…
  • Jul 3

    McCannon, Asaad, & Wilson on Contracts & Trust

    McCannon, Asaad, &amp; Wilson on Contracts &amp; Trust
    Bryan C. McCannon (West Virginia University & Center for Free Enterprise), Colleen Tokar Asaad (Kent State University - College of Business Administration), & Mark Wilson (Saint Bonaventure University) have posted Contracts and Trust…
  • Jul 3

    Fox on Counterpublic Originalism

    Fox on Counterpublic Originalism
    James W. Fox Jr. (Stetson University - College of Law) has posted Counterpublic Originalism and the Exclusionary Critique (Alabama Law Review, Vol. 67, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article proposes a new form of originalism —…
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Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Jul 3

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Tell It About Your Mother: Can Brain-Scanning Save Freudian Psychoanalysis?, New York Times Magazine In The Popular Press: Face It, Your Brain Is a Computer, New York Times Machine Ethics: The…
  • Jun 28

    "The Value of Suffering Punishment"

    "The Value of Suffering Punishment"
    I recently wrote a guest post for the Value of Suffering Project. I encourage you to read the post and to read about the project more generally.
  • Jun 25

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): The Rise of Cognitive Enhancers Is a Mass Social Experiment, The Conversation US In The Popular Press: Tell It About Your Mother: Can Brain-Scanning Save Freudian Psychoanalysis?, New York Times…
Rank this Week: 1403

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/
  • Jul 3

    LawNext/Fresh Thinking for Legal Education

    LawNext/Fresh Thinking for Legal Education
    David Barnhizer, who has been making insightful comments about legal education for twenty years, has a legal education blog: LawNext/Fresh Thinking for Legal Education. About: "LawNext is a blog that presents fresh thinking for people…
  • Jul 3

    Fordham Law School launches new legal skills programs for foreign trained lawyer

    Fordham Law School launches new legal skills programs for foreign trained lawyer
    Fordham is launching three new programs for foreign trained lawyers that are set to begin in a few weeks. The first is called "Legal English for International Law Practice" and will focus on oral skills in understanding, analyzing,…
  • Jul 3

    Happy July 4th!

    Happy July 4th!
    Happy July 4th! To celebrate, here are fireworks and music from our nation’s capitol, 2011. (ljs)
Rank this Week: 1923

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    4th of July-- A Biblical Focus From Israeli Prime Minister

    4th of July-- A Biblical Focus From Israeli Prime Minister
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has an interesting U.S. 4th of July narrative, more religious than the Independence Day speeches usually heard in American venues. Speaking (full text) on Tuesday at U.S. Independence Day…
  • Jul 3

    Afghan Appeals Court Overturns Death Sentences In Mob Killing of Falsely-Accused Quran Burner

    Afghan Appeals Court Overturns Death Sentences In Mob Killing of Falsely-Accused Quran Burner
    According to CNN, an Afghanistan appellate court in a secret session has overturned the death sentences of four men who were convicted in May in the brutal  mob killing of Farkhunda, a 27-year old woman who was falsely accused of burning…
  • Jul 3

    ACLU Sues Kentucky Clerk Who Is Refusing To Issue Marriage License

    ACLU Sues Kentucky Clerk Who Is Refusing To Issue Marriage License
    Yesterday the Kentucky ACLU filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis who is refusing to issue marriage licences to anyone because of her religious objections to issuing them to same-sex couples. (ACLU press…
Rank this Week: 67

Legislation Law Prof Blog

Legislation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Sara K. Rankin, Joel Rogers, Kevin Barry and Emily Benfer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legislation_law/
  • Jul 3

    Is a win for direct democracy necessarily a loss for legislatures – or a win for the people?

    Is a win for direct democracy necessarily a loss for legislatures – or a win for the people?
    This post was written by Nate Ela, of COWS If you were following news earlier this week about the end of the Supreme Court term, you probably read that Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission was a win...
  • Jun 23

    King v. Burwell: Upcoming Ruling

    King v. Burwell: Upcoming Ruling
    Over the next month, roughly 6.4 million people may be losing subsidies for health insurance. The United States Supreme Court has heard oral arguments for the King v. Burwell lawsuit and a ruling is expected sometime in late June or...
  • Jun 17

    Michigan Governer Signs Religious Freedom Adoption Bill

    Michigan Governer Signs Religious Freedom Adoption Bill
    On Thursday June 11, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed legislation that would allow private adoption agencies to refuse adoption services to individuals based on religious grounds. Critics of the bill are concerned that the legislation…
Rank this Week: 1916

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 3

    From Our Own Correspondent – a Canadian Lawyer in Greece

    From Our Own Correspondent – a Canadian Lawyer in Greece
    An unusual post today. Peter Carayiannis, whose Toronto firm Mitch Kowalski and Doug Jasinski have blogged about, is currently in Northern Greece, where he is a first hand observer at a momentous stage in modern Greek history. He has been…
  • Jul 3

    The Friday Fillip: Snark Hunt

    The Friday Fillip: Snark Hunt
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, usually followed by a reference you might like to pursue. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as PDF files.…
  • Jul 3

    Adjudicators in the Community: New Frontiers in Apprehension of Bia

    Adjudicators in the Community: New Frontiers in Apprehension of Bia
    Justice Sopinka famously said (in 1989) that judges are not monks (although he should also have said nuns) and can have a role to play in their communities. He was writing in the (mostly) pre-internet era, where social interaction within…
Rank this Week: 384

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    The Marine, the Child Pornography and the Unallocated Space

    The Marine, the Child Pornography and the Unallocated Space
    This post examines an opinion recently issued by the U.S.Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals:  U.S. v. Kamara, 2015 WL 2438269 (2015) (per curiam). The opinion begins by explaining that apanel comprised of both officer and…
  • Jul 1

    The Laptop, ColorTyme Rental and Grand Larceny

    The Laptop, ColorTyme Rental and Grand Larceny
    After Charleston Alexandria Williams, Jr. “was convicted in a bench trial of grand larceny in violation of [Virginia] Code § 18.2–95”, he appealed.  Williams v. Commonwealth, 2015 WL 1782088 (Court of Appeals…
  • Jun 29

    The SpyEye Trojan, Abuse.ch and the Motion to Suppre

    The SpyEye Trojan, Abuse.ch and the Motion to Suppre
    This post examines an opinion a U.S. District Court Judgewho sits in the Northern District of Georgia issued recently in a criminal case:  U.S. v. Bendelladj, 2015 WL 3650219 (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia…
Rank this Week: 203

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/
  • Jul 3

    People v. Vukodinovich (Cal. Ct. App. - June 29, 2015)

    People v. Vukodinovich (Cal. Ct. App. - June 29, 2015)
    It's the day before July 4.  So everyone's on holiday.  (Except for most lawyers, of course.)  Which means no new opinions.But as we head into the holiday, let's just send a simple message.  You'd think that you wouldn't…
  • Jul 2

    Valley Crest Landscape Development, inc. v. Mission Pools (Cal. Ct. App. - July 2, 2015)

    Valley Crest Landscape Development, inc. v. Mission Pools (Cal. Ct. App. - July 2, 2015)
    How much do you think this fact pattern settles for:"The St. Regis is a resort facility located in Dana Point and is owned by CPH Monarch Hotel, LLC (CPH). . . . On September 15, 2007, Epp dived into the shallow end of one the swimming…
  • Jul 1

    Santos v. Brown (Cal. Ct. App. - July 1, 2015)

    Santos v. Brown (Cal. Ct. App. - July 1, 2015)
    The Court of Appeal publishes this opinion today.  And it's relentless.  Relentless.  Seriously. Relentless.Justice Hull lets you know at the very outset that we're not just talking about any defendant.  He lets you know…
Rank this Week: 328

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/
  • Jul 3

    Jury Duty

    Jury Duty
    I've been swept up in associate dean tasks (including a healthy dose of administrivia, a word new to me but...
  • Jul 2

    Job Announcements: Indiana Business School

    Job Announcements: Indiana Business School
    Kelley has a particularly strong and large group, young too. They're adding to the ranks this year. Announcements after the...
  • Jun 29

    Family Film Blogging: Inside Out

    Family Film Blogging: Inside Out
    I'm rarely in on anything cool, but two weeks ago, my seven year-old and I stumbled upon a "sneak preview"...
Rank this Week: 100

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/
  • Jul 3

    Agency Practice and Agency Statutory Interpretation

    Agency Practice and Agency Statutory Interpretation
    I say farewell to this month of blogging at Prawfs by posing a question about judicial deference to federal agencies. The question is: What role does agency practice play in limiting an agency's interpretive discretion? This isn't a new…
  • Jul 2

    The Grim Discrepancies of Capital Punishment

    The Grim Discrepancies of Capital Punishment
    I'm sorry to bid farewell to Prawfs readers on a grim note, but recent legal developments in the aftermath of Glossip might be of interest. Followers of the Boston Marathon Bombing trial may recall the discontent in Massachusetts over the…
  • Jul 2

    General Jurisdiction After Daimler

    General Jurisdiction After Daimler
    In Daimler AG v. Bauman and Goodyear v. Brown, the Supreme Court held that corporations do not subject themselves to general--or "all purpose"--jurisdiction simply by conducting continuous business in a state. Instead, a…
Rank this Week: 2143

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/
  • Jul 3

    Duff & Marshall on "Remote Harms," "Abstract Endangerment," and the Two Harm Principle

    Duff &amp; Marshall on &quot;Remote Harms,&quot; &quot;Abstract Endangerment,&quot; and the Two Harm Principle
    R. A. Duff and S. E. Marshall (University of Minnesota Law School and Independent) have posted 'Remote Harms', 'Abstract Endangerment', and the Two Harm Principles (Liberal Criminal Theory: Essays for Andreas von Hirsch, A. P. Simester, et al…
  • Jul 3

    Dyer on Anti-Association Law

    Dyer on Anti-Association Law
    Andrew Dyer (University of Sydney - Faculty of Law) has posted Pre-Crime Control Measures: Anti-Association Laws (CRIMINALISATION AND CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY IN AUSTRALIA, T. Crofts, A. Loughnan, eds, Oxford University Press: UK, 2015) on…
  • Jul 2

    "Court rules NSA may temporarily resume metadata collection"

    &quot;Court rules NSA may temporarily resume metadata collection&quot;
    The story is at Jurist: The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court [official website]ruled [opinion, PDF] Monday that the National Security Agency(NSA) [official website] may temporarily resume its program of systematically collecting…
Rank this Week: 51

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/
  • Jul 3

    Working on Vacation?

    Working on Vacation?
    As the Fourth of July holiday is upon us, it is a good time to consider the following question: should non-exempt employees be compensated for time spent responding to work-related emails, texts, etc. It is extremely common for workers to...
  • Jul 2

    The Purloined Letters -- Update

    The Purloined Letters -- Update
    I posted last year on Ms. Saavedra’s plight – and its implications for employees more generally – when the New Jersey Appellate Division last year upheld an indictment against a worker for removing documents for use in her employment…
  • Jul 1

    Are Ride-Sharing Companies Exempt from FLSA Overtime Because They Operate a Taxicab Business?

    Are Ride-Sharing Companies Exempt from FLSA Overtime Because They Operate a Taxicab Business?
    In recent legal challenges, Uber, Lyft, and other so-called “ride-sharing” companies have argued that the drivers who contract with them are independent contractors, not their employees, for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)…
Rank this Week: 2507

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    Slava Voynov's Immigration Problem

    Slava Voynov's Immigration Problem
    Last November, Los Angeles Kings’ Defenseman Slava Voynov was arrested for domestic violence charges, which I wrote about in detail here. After the slow grind of the criminal justice system, yesterday we finally learned the outcome of…
  • Jun 26

    Preview of New Jersey Sports Betting Decision and Likely Aftershock

    Preview of New Jersey Sports Betting Decision and Likely Aftershock
    As we await the impending decision in the New Jersey sports betting case, no clear consensus has emerged as to which side will win. Those of us who were in attendance for the Third Circuit oral argument on March 17th are divided. While some…
  • Jun 26

    Justice Clarence Thomas's reprehensible use of NBA players' race for argument on fair housing

    Justice Clarence Thomas's reprehensible use of NBA players' race for argument on fair housing
    Justice Clarence Thomas has taken Sports Law to a new low.In his dissent in the Fair Housing case issued Thursday (Texas Dept. of Housing v. Inclusive Communities Project), Thomas argued that African Americans don't need the protection of the…
Rank this Week: 2508

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Jul 3

    What to Read While Being Surveilled

    What to Read While Being Surveilled
    The Intercept’s Summer Reading List is full of stuff to stoke your justified paranoia, plus great quirky reads. Upgrade your beach. Among the recommendations are Wild Seed by Octavia Butler, The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in…
  • Jul 2

    The Future of Phones Says “Fi”

    The Future of Phones Says “Fi”
    Errata Security discusses Google’s Project Fi. An “MVNO” is a virtual mobile phone company — they don’t have any of their own network backbone or cell towers, but just rent them from the real mobile phone…
  • Jul 1

    Oh Joy

    Oh Joy
    Time to add _optout to the name of every wifi router out there. A Windows 10 feature, Wi-Fi Sense, smells like a security risk: it shares Wi-Fi passwords with the user’s contacts. Those contacts include their Outlook.com (nee Hotmail)…
Rank this Week: 2140

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jul 3

    Herzog Lecture on Holocaust Denial at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago

    Herzog Lecture on Holocaust Denial at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago
    Professor Deborah Lipstadt of Emory University will deliver the Fred Herzog Memorial Lecture on the subject of "The Changing Face of Holocaust Denial in the 21st Century" at noon on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at The John Marshall…
  • Jul 3

    WTO Appellate Body Issues its 2014 Annual Report

    WTO Appellate Body Issues its 2014 Annual Report
    The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization has issued its Annual Report for 2014 (WT/AB/24). The Report includes information about: appeals filed by WTO members, the key findings of reports circulated in 2014, the composition of the…
  • Jul 3

    News for International Law Nerd

    News for International Law Nerd
    Only the hardest of the hard-core international law nerds will care about this. The International Court of Justice announced that Judge Antônio Augusto Cançado Trindade has been named chair of the ICJ Library Committee. Serving with him…
Rank this Week: 983

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Jul 3

    Harry Jaffa On The Declaration of Independence, And My “Bag of Books” Lecture For BookTV

    Harry Jaffa On The Declaration of Independence, And My “Bag of Books” Lecture For BookTV
    The long weekend begins today, and my eve of the 4th show will feature a long conversation with the late Dr. Harry Jaffa about the Declaration of Independence.  Dr. Jaffa died in January, but no one living has spent as many years…
  • Jul 3

    Let’s Play ‘Hide The Story,’ But The Danger Is Real

    Let’s Play ‘Hide The Story,’ But The Danger Is Real
    “What they are doing now is making it more likely that there will be a bigger, more disastrous catastrophe for the United States,” said David Sedney, who resigned in 2013 as deputy assistant secretary of defense for Afghanistan…
  • Jul 2

    Governor Bobby Jindal On The Filibuster v. Obamacare Debate And Much More

    Governor Bobby Jindal On The Filibuster v. Obamacare Debate And Much More
    Governor Bobby Jindal joined me on the show Thursday: Audio: 07-02hhs-jindal Transcript: HH: So pleased to welcome back Governor Bobby Jindal, now a declared candidate for president, the governor of Louisiana. Governor Jindal, welcome to the…
Rank this Week: 1413

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 3

    Horizontal Merger of Big Firms with Product Choice in the Presence of Small Firm

    Horizontal Merger of Big Firms with Product Choice in the Presence of Small Firm
    Lijun Pan, Nagoya University describes Horizontal Merger of Big Firms with Product Choice in the Presence of Small Firms. ABSTRACT: We extend Shimomura and Thisse (2012) to investigate how the bilateral merger between big firms with the…
  • Jul 3

    How Reasonable Royalties Suppress Patent Licensing

    How Reasonable Royalties Suppress Patent Licensing
    Erik N. Hovenkamp, Northwestern University, explains How Reasonable Royalties Suppress Patent Licensing. ABSTRACT: Patent remedies are essential to maintain a well-functioning patent system, but if not properly fashioned they may interfere…
  • Jul 3

    Unjustified Public Monopolies: The Necessity to Remain Vigilant (Luxembourg)

    Unjustified Public Monopolies: The Necessity to Remain Vigilant (Luxembourg)
    Mathilde Stenersen and Vincent Wellens (NautaDutilh Avocats) have written on Unjustified Public Monopolies: The Necessity to Remain Vigilant (Luxembourg). ABSTRACT: Under the rules of competition, public bodies cannot reserve to themselves…
Rank this Week: 13

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 3

    The Remarkable Disappearance of State Justifications in Obergefell

    The Remarkable Disappearance of State Justifications in Obergefell
    Over at the Slate "Breakfast Table," I have a post describing the handful of biggest surprises in what was in fact (or so I argue) a Supreme Court Term in which the Justices generally acted according to predictable form.One of the most…
  • Jul 2

    Dignity and same-sex marriage

    Dignity and same-sex marriage
    As everyone expected, the Supreme Court decided that same-sex couples have a right to marry by a 5-4 margin, with Anthony Kennedy writing a majority opinion full of vague talk about dignity.  His opinion relied on his strange idea that…
  • Jul 2

    What is a Legislature?

    What is a Legislature?
    The constitutional question in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission (AIRC) is whether the State of Arizona can transfer the power to redistrict to an independent commission, which was created by a…
Rank this Week: 190

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Jul 3

    NJ Senate Approves Bill to Create Crime-Fraud Exception to Marital Privilege

    NJ Senate Approves Bill to Create Crime-Fraud Exception to Marital Privilege
    I've done a couple of posts about State v. Terry, 2014 WL 3579653 (N.J. 2014) 68 A.3d 177 (N.J.Super.A.D. 2013) (here and here). In Terry, the Supreme Court of New Jersey proposed a crime-fraud exception to the marital privilege. The...
  • Jul 2

    What Are the Odds That Jay Was at Woodlawn at 3:00 P.M. on January 13th?

    What Are the Odds That Jay Was at Woodlawn at 3:00 P.M. on January 13th?
    Yesterday, I posted about Jay's statement to Detevtives Ritz and MacGillivary during his pre-interview that Jeff G. drove him to Woodlawn High School at 3:00 P.M. on January 13, 1999, whereupon he met Stephanie in the parking lot. Obviously,…
  • Jul 1

    Delving More Into Jeff G.'s Importance to the Adnan Syed Trial/Appeal

    Delving More Into Jeff G.'s Importance to the Adnan Syed Trial/Appeal
    On Monday's Addendum Episode of the Undisclosed Podcast, we delved more into Jay's statement that Jeff G. drove him to Woodlawn High School on January 13, 1999, where he saw his girlfriend Stephanie. Specifically, we talked about the notes…
Rank this Week: 959

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Jul 3

    The big bad wolf to the . . . rescue?

    The big bad wolf to the . . . rescue?
    If you work in technology, the big bad wolf can be your best friend. Read below to find out why. A few days ago, the U.S. Supreme court denied Google's appeal from a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit which…
  • Jul 2

    Senator Grassley Letter Asks Tough Questions on Law Enforcement Use of Spyware

    Senator Grassley Letter Asks Tough Questions on Law Enforcement Use of Spyware
      This letter is pretty remarkable.  It is already beginning to attract some attention. It is interesting from the perspective of both the general subject matter...   "I am writing in regard to the Federal Bureau of…
  • Jul 2

    June 2015 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project

    June 2015 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project
    June 2015 in Retrospect is available here: http://www.internetjurisdiction.net/observatory/retrospect/2015-june/ Retrospect is the monthly newsletter of the Internet & Jurisdiction Project - a global multi-stakeholder dialogue…
Rank this Week: 183

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/
  • Jul 3

    Visiting faculty at the top six law schools, 2015-16, 3rd draft

    Visiting faculty at the top six law schools, 2015-16, 3rd draft
    As I've done in the past, I'm posting a list of the visiting professors (who hold university appointments elsewhere) at the top six law schools,...
  • Jul 2

    Lateral hires with tenure (or equivalent), 2015-16

    Lateral hires with tenure (or equivalent), 2015-16
    These are appointments that will take effect in 2016; I will move the list to the front at various intervals as new additions come in....
  • Jun 29

    Judge Posner on the same-sex marriage decision

    Judge Posner on the same-sex marriage decision
    This line from his commentary was particularly funny: The chief justice criticizes the majority for “order[ing] the transformation of a social institution that has formed...
Rank this Week: 666

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Jul 3

    Call For Papers: Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law

    Call For Papers: Journal of Affordable Housing &amp; Community Development Law
    ABA Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law Call for papers The Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law invites submissions for its next issue (Volume 24:2). We are seeking articles on racial…
  • Jul 3

    Top SSRN Download

    Top SSRN Download
    In honor of the beginning of the month, here are the most downloaded Property articles on SSRN over the last 60 days: 1. [259 downloads] Investors Effect on Household Real Estate Affordability Sebastien Gay (Chicago - Econ) 2. [195…
  • Jul 2

    America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Place

    America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Place
    The National Trust for Historic Preservation has put out its annual list of the country's most endangered historical sites. The Trust describes this year's entries as the "most diverse list ever." Here are the places facing threats:…
Rank this Week: 225

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/
  • Jul 3

    Jr. Faculty Scholarship Exchange--ASPers are welcome!

    Jr. Faculty Scholarship Exchange--ASPers are welcome!
    UMass Law School will be hosting our 3rd Jr. Faculty Scholarship Exchange this fall. I strongly recommend ASPer's who have a work-in-progress to attend. I participated last year, and the experience was invaluable. Feedback from colleagues…
  • Jul 2

    In order to pass the bar exam you must believe in yourself

    In order to pass the bar exam you must believe in yourself
    The bar exam is the last test you will ever take. You’ve been preparing for it since the first day of law school. The foundation is built and these weeks of focused study help solidify what you’ve learned over the...
  • Jul 1

    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Director of Bar Preparation

    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Director of Bar Preparation
    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Director of Bar Preparation University of Detroit Mercy School of Law seeks applicants to direct and expand its bar preparation program. The Director of Bar Preparation will administer and assess the…
Rank this Week: 1010

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Jul 3

    New York City’s Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings is seeking individuals to serve on its Contract Dispute Resolution Board panel

    New York City’s Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings is seeking individuals to serve on its Contract Dispute Resolution Board panel
    New York City’s Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings [OATH} is accepting applications from qualified persons who would like to serve on Contract Dispute Resolution Board (CDRB) panels. Each CDRB panel consists of an OATH ALJ, as…
  • Jul 2

    Captains Are Not Supervisor

    Captains Are Not Supervisor
    The Board recently held in Cook Inlet Tug & Barge, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 111 (2015), that captains of tugboats are not supervisors. Despite arguments by the company that the captains are supervisors because they exercise assignment authority…
  • Jun 27

    New Edition of Randall & Randall The Discipline Book

    New Edition of Randall &amp; Randall The Discipline Book
    The Randalls just updated their treatise entitled The Discipline Book. The 2015 edition is available in both a softcover and an e-book format. The URL is http://booklocker.com/books/5215.html Both versions are now 458 pages to accommodate the…
Rank this Week: 494

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

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

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 1702

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/
  • Jul 3

    D. C. Bar Wants To Raise Dues Ceiling

    D. C. Bar Wants To Raise Dues Ceiling
    An announcement on the web page of the District of Columbia Bar should raise a concern for members that I have had for some time - that the recession-proof Bar is soaking its membership as it gorges at the spending...
  • Jul 2

    The Passage Of Time

    The Passage Of Time
    An attorney benefitted from his failure to report a federal conviction to bar authorities and, as a result, avoided automatic disbarment. The New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department accepted his resignation A federal…
  • Jul 2

    It's My Party

    It's My Party
    An attorney convicted of bribery and wire fraud has been disbarred by the New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department The respondent was convicted for his role in a bribery scheme to allow Malcolm A. Smith, a Democratic...
Rank this Week: 671