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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: 958

Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

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

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

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 2

    "Camden Turns Around With New Police Force"

    "Camden Turns Around With New Police Force"
    From The New York Times: But mostly, the police have changed their culture. Officers have been moved from desk jobs and squad cars onto walking beats, in what Chief J. Scott Thomson likens to a political campaign to overcome years...
  • Sep 1

    "The criminalisation of American business"

    "The criminalisation of American business"
    Doug Berman at Sentencing Law & Policy links to and excerpts this article from The Economist. From the excerpt: Who runs the world’s most lucrative shakedown operation? The Sicilian mafia? The People’s Liberation Army in China? The…
  • Aug 31

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 371 Gifts, Hospitality & the Government Contractor Jessica Tillipman The George Washington University Law School Date posted to…
Rank this Week: 107

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 2

    Daily Read: Gabriel Arkles Talking to (Con)LawProfs Talking to Trans* Student

    Daily Read: Gabriel Arkles Talking to (Con)LawProfs Talking to Trans* Student
    Now that classes have begun, it's a good time for lawprofs to think about how we teach and interact with our students. Published in the on-line "Footnote Forum" of City University of New York's law review, Professor Gabriel…
  • Sep 1

    Daily Read: Zephyr Teachout on (Anti-) Corruption

    Daily Read: Zephyr Teachout on (Anti-) Corruption
    In her new book, Corruption from Harvard University Press, ConLawProf Zephyr Teachout argues that campaign finance reform is constitutional and that the anti-corruption principle is one that originalists should embrace rather than disparage.…
  • Sep 1

    District Judge Enjoins Portions of Texas' Restrictive Abortion Law, HB 2

    District Judge Enjoins Portions of Texas' Restrictive Abortion Law, HB 2
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The latest installment in the continuing saga of HB 2, Texas' restrictive abortion law, occurred late Friday with Judge Lee Yeakel enjoining the admitting privileges…
Rank this Week: 409

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 2

    Taylor Swift Needed A Feminist Friend -- And So Do You

    Taylor Swift Needed A Feminist Friend -- And So Do You
    Last Friday, Taylor Swift, a pop star known for her many Instagram-worthy lady BFFs (and her woefully uninformed understanding of the feminist movement), credited fellow celebrity feminist -- and close friend -- Lena Dunham with ushering in…
  • Sep 2

    BBC News - Neanderthal 'artwork' found in Gibraltar cave

    BBC News - Neanderthal 'artwork' found in Gibraltar cave
    Mounting evidence suggests Neanderthals were not the brutes they were characterised as decades ago. via www.bbc.com
  • Sep 2

    Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving, assault | Toronto Star

    Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving, assault | Toronto Star
    The pop star was charged with dangerous driving and assault Friday after police say a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation near Bieber’s hometown of Stratford. via www.thestar.com
Rank this Week: 85

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/
  • Sep 2

    Thoughts on the CA2 Argument on Section 215 in ACLU v. Clapper

    Thoughts on the CA2 Argument on Section 215 in ACLU v. Clapper
    I just finished watching the video of the Second Circuit’s argument in ACLU v. Clapper, the challenge to Section 215.  Here are a few impressions. While I don’t have a strong sense of how the court will rule, there was a…
  • Sep 2

    NSA’s Anne Neuberger Speaks at Long Now Foundation

    NSA’s Anne Neuberger Speaks at Long Now Foundation
    The National Security Agency’s Anne Neuberger, the director of the NSA’s Commercial Solutions Center, gave this seminar recently at the Long Now Foundation. Full video is available at the web site. Here’s the audio:
  • Sep 2

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    Breaking News: ISIS has released a video that shows the murder of American journalist Steven Sotloff, the New York Times reports. In a previous video of the murder of American James Foley, ISIS had threatened to execute Mr. Sotloff if…
Rank this Week: 63

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/
  • Sep 2

    Tips for Time Management

    Tips for Time Management
    Managing their time in the demanding law school world is a major challenge for new law students. Here is a one page list of ways to manage time. (from San Jose State’s business school). The main headings are: Be Organized...
  • Sep 1

    Using Examples in The Classroom

    Using Examples in The Classroom
    The Sincerest Form of Flattery: Examples and Model-Based Learning in the Law School Classroom by Terrill Pollman. Abstract: Responding to a changing landscape of law practice, law schools are searching for ways to structure the classroom…
  • Sep 1

    Cumberland School of Law partners with e-discovery company to start "eDiscovery Institute and Review Center"

    Cumberland School of Law partners with e-discovery company to start "eDiscovery Institute and Review Center"
    The partnership is between Cumberland and cicayda, a Tennessee based e-discovery and document review company co-founded by a Cumberland grad. According to the school's press release, the law school will provide space for a cicayda document…
Rank this Week: 1950

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 2

    Student Loan Refund Check Pitfall

    Student Loan Refund Check Pitfall
    Most college graduates with federal student loan debt regret how they spent their student loan refund checks. The refund checks are issued to the student from the remaining amount of federal student loan after all university costs are paid.…
  • Sep 2

    Murdering Mother Could Inherit $1 Million

    Murdering Mother Could Inherit $1 Million
    A special education teacher who was accused of killing her disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit almost $1 million form the girl’s trust fund. Alayah Savarese, who was killed in 2012, was the…
  • Sep 2

    IRS 2014-2015 Priority Guidance Plan Released

    IRS 2014-2015 Priority Guidance Plan Released
    The 2014-2015 Priority Guidance Plan, which lists 317 priority projects for the IRS, was released last Tuesday. Among the many tax issues to be addressed through the projects, estate and trusts issues have made the lists. The plans provide…
Rank this Week: 38

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    WSJ: IRS to Tax Free Employee Meals in Silicon Valley

    WSJ: IRS to Tax Free Employee Meals in Silicon Valley
    Wall Street Journal: Silicon Valley Cafeterias Whet Appetite of IRS; Free, Employer-Provided Meals Are Viewed as a Taxable Fringe Benefit, by Mark Maremont: There is a grumpy new face in line at Silicon Valley's lavish freebie cafeterias: the…
  • Sep 2

    Symposium: Teaching Trusts & Estate

    Symposium: Teaching Trusts & Estate
    Symposium, Teaching Trusts and Estates, 58 St. Louis U. L.J. 643-846 (2014): Robert H. Sitkoff (Harvard), Trusts and Estates: Implementing Freedom of Disposition, 58 St. Louis U. L.J. 643 (2014) Thomas P. Gallanis (Iowa), Trusts and Estates:…
  • Sep 2

    The Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanic Student

    The Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanic Student
    Hispanic Business Magazine has published its annual ranking of the Top 10 Law Schools for Hispanics: Florida International Florida State Miami American Nova Texas USC San Francisco UCLA New Mexico (Hat Tip: Francine Lipman.)
Rank this Week: 23

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 35

Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

A law blog by Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship James Gathii

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 2

    Forcing us to Live in an Immoral World

    Forcing us to Live in an Immoral World
    We are increasingly being forced to live in an immoral world. The radical wrong has hijacked the very idea of morality so that it no longer has anything to do with helping our neighbor. We’re not supposed to lift a collective finger for…
  • Aug 26

    Regionalism vs. the Environment

    Regionalism vs. the Environment
    There’s been news recently about a decline in gas prices. Hallelujah? Or oh my God! Decline in prices means more people will build energy inefficient homes and invest in gas guzzling machinery or businesses. Some will benefit, but the…
  • Aug 19

    American scientific capital

    American scientific capital
    A panel at a national meeting of historians I attended was devoted to the relation between the study of history and STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics. One speaker explained that practical skills were widespread…
Rank this Week: 4556

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Why the District Court's Ruling in O'Bannon is Favorable to the NCAA

    Why the District Court's Ruling in O'Bannon is Favorable to the NCAA
    Rick Johnson has an excellent op ed. piece in this week's edition of Sports Business Journal in which he explains why Judge Claudia Wilken's ruling in O'Bannon is a "win" for the NCAA.  A…
  • Aug 28

    Does Josh Gordon have a legal case against the NFL?

    Does Josh Gordon have a legal case against the NFL?
    In a new column for Sports Illustrated, I'm pessimistic that Josh Gordon -- suspended for the 2014 season -- would be able to take on and beat the NFL in court.
  • Aug 28

    Donald Sterling fails to file timely appeal to California Supreme Court

    Donald Sterling fails to file timely appeal to California Supreme Court
    Dan Wallach noticed and investigated that Donald Sterling failed to file an appeal to the California Supreme Court by Monday's deadline.  I write about the impact of Sterling's inaction in a new piece for Sports Illustrated.
Rank this Week: 494

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/
  • Sep 2

    FTC v. Grant Connect (9th Cir. - Aug. 15, 2014)

    FTC v. Grant Connect (9th Cir. - Aug. 15, 2014)
    It takes real guts -- or stupidity -- to be a huge scammer and yet to file an appeal claiming that the FTC isn't allowed to make sure you don't scam additional people in the future.  But Kyle Kimoto gives it a shot.Read what this…
  • Sep 2

    Levitt v. Yelp! (9th Cir. - Sept. 2, 2014)

    Levitt v. Yelp! (9th Cir. - Sept. 2, 2014)
    It's perfectly legal for Yelp! to highlight (and repost) negative reviews of businesses and reduce their star ratings if these businesses refuse to buy advertising on Yelp!So holds the Ninth Circuit.
  • Sep 1

    U.S. v. Stewart (9th Cir. - July 31, 2014)

    U.S. v. Stewart (9th Cir. - July 31, 2014)
    You'd normally think that the fact that your drug dealer is trying to rip you off increases his moral culpability rather than decreases it.  He's not only a drug dealer, but a thief.But that's not the way the sentencing guidelines work.…
Rank this Week: 104

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 4214

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 2

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Internal Revenue Code

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Internal Revenue Code
    -- Posted by Neil H. BuchananIn his post here yesterday, Professor Dorf raised an interesting and important question about statutory interpretation, suggesting that perhaps current practices are "unduly influenced by textualism." …
  • Sep 1

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Persistence of Ordinary Language Concepts Despite Statutory Definition

    Hate Crimes, Chemical Weapons, and the Persistence of Ordinary Language Concepts Despite Statutory Definition
    by Michael DorfThe recent 6th Circuit opinion in United States v. Miller provides an opportunity for discussiong a broader question about statutory interpretation: namely, to what extent, if any, does the ordinary meaning and use of…
  • Aug 29

    Defining Corruption (Or How Tim Wu Could Become Governor of New York)

    Defining Corruption (Or How Tim Wu Could Become Governor of New York)
    by Michael DorfA recent New Yorker article by Jill Lepore uses the Democratic primary challenge by Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo as an occasion to problematize the concept of political corruption. I…
Rank this Week: 128

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 2

    Canadian Law Video Site LegalTube.ca Launched

    Canadian Law Video Site LegalTube.ca Launched
    Congratulations to the folks at LawyerLocate.ca Inc., Natalie Waddell and Mark C. Robins, for launching their new Canadian law video distribution site LegalTube.ca. The website is aimed at the public, giving easy video access on a wide…
  • Sep 2

    New Alberta Court of Appeal Rule

    New Alberta Court of Appeal Rule
    Yesterday, September 1, 2014, the new Alberta Court of Appeal Rules came into effect. The new rules were announced on May 23, and the new rules themselves were enacted on March 12, 2014. An announcement explains: When the Alberta Rules of…
  • Sep 2

    Why English Revisited

    Why English Revisited
    In September 2013 I wrote a column titled Why English? The column canvassed the popularity and future of the use of English worldwide. One reason for the popularity of English is that the USA is a world leader in higher education and in…
Rank this Week: 32

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: 475

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Stepping out...

    Stepping out...
    ... with Howie and Ollie (at The Puparazzo). And more with just Ollie (the Labradoodle) here. Ollie's a Labradoodle, but what is Howie? He reminds me of the cats in Betty Boop cartoons.
  • Sep 2

    "NFL executives, you see, are 'architects'... coolly calculating what is in the best interests of his organization."

    "NFL executives, you see, are 'architects'... coolly calculating what is in the best interests of his organization."
    "An architect is solemn, constructing something built to last that is of value to a community. Irrationalities like 'prejudice' and 'gay panic' never enter the thought process, not when you are building the football equivalent of the new…
  • Sep 2

    On the first day of school...

    On the first day of school...
    ... you can pass all the notes you want to your friends.
Rank this Week: 15

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 2

    ISIS Posts Second Video Showing Death of US Journalist

    ISIS Posts Second Video Showing Death of US Journalist
    Breaking news from CNN, other media outlets: ISIS has released a video showing the death of journalist Steven Sotloff. News from CNN here, the New York Times here, CBS News here, Time Magazine (Mr. Sotloff's former employer) here. Time…
  • Sep 2

    Canada's Cyber-Surveillance Bill C-30 and the Fifth Estate

    Canada's Cyber-Surveillance Bill C-30 and the Fifth Estate
    Jonathan A. Obar, University of Toronto, Faculty of Information, and Michigan State University, College of Communication Arts and Sciences, and Leslie Regan Shade, University of Toronto, Faculty of Information, have published Activating the…
  • Sep 2

    Being Under Uber

    Being Under Uber
    Delia Ephron discusses the pain of being rated by Uber, and what happens if Uber drivers rank you as an undesirable passenger here (from the New York Times). Ah, the reach of social media.
Rank this Week: 59

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/
  • Sep 2

    Ginsburg on Global Diffusion of Constitutional Review

    Ginsburg on Global Diffusion of Constitutional Review
    Tom Ginsburg (University of Chicago Law School) has posted The Global Spread of Constitutional Review (Oxford Handbook of Law and Politics (Keith Whittington and Daniel Keleman, eds., 2008) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Constitutional…
  • Sep 2

    Sunstein on the Nature of Interpretation

    Sunstein on the Nature of Interpretation
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School) has posted There Is Nothing that Interpretation Just Is on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Some people believe that the very idea of interpretation requires judges to adopt a particular method for…
  • Sep 2

    Blum & Goldberg on "Ethics for Enemies" by Goldberg

    Blum & Goldberg on "Ethics for Enemies" by Goldberg
    Gabriella Blum and John C. P. Goldberg (Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School) have posted War for the Wrong Reasons: Lessons from Law (11 Journal of Moral Philosophy 454 (2014)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In Ethics for...
Rank this Week: 19

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: 1789

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Sep 2

    Mulvaney: Progressive Property Moving Forward

    Mulvaney: Progressive Property Moving Forward
    Tim M. Mulvaney (Texas A&M) has just posted, Progressive Property Moving Forward, which will appear in an upcoming edition of the California Law Review Circuit. Here is the abstract: In his thought-provoking recent article, "The…
  • Sep 2

    Vermont / Georgetown / UC Davis takings conference - September 19 in Davis, CA

    Vermont / Georgetown / UC Davis takings conference - September 19 in Davis, CA
    On September 19, 2014, Vermont Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, and UC Davis Law School are hosting the 17th Annual Conference on Litigating Takings Challenges to Land Use and Environmental Regulations, in Davis, California.…
  • Sep 1

    Introducing Guest Blogger Sarah Adams-Schoene

    Introducing Guest Blogger Sarah Adams-Schoene
    This month we welcome Sarah Adams-Schoene to our ranks for a visit. Sarah Adams-Schoen is an Assistant Professor of Law and the Director of the Institute on Land Use & Sustainable Development Law at Touro Law. She has a B.A.,...
Rank this Week: 152

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Conference: The Reform of International Economic Governance

    Conference: The Reform of International Economic Governance
    A conference on "The Reform of International Economic Governance" will be held on October 9-10, 2014, at the University of Grenada. I posted the call for papers here. The program is here.
  • Sep 2

    Trebilcock: Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System

    Trebilcock: Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System
    Michael J. Trebilcock (Univ. of Toronto - Law) has posted Between Theories of Trade and Development: The Future of the World Trading System. Here's the abstract:This paper first traces the evolving legal status of developing countries in the…
  • Sep 2

    New Issue: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studie

    New Issue: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studie
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies (Vol. 4, no. 1, 2014) is out. Contents include:Dan Kuwali, ‘Humanitarian Rights’: Bridging the Doctrinal Gap between the Protection of Civilians and the…
Rank this Week: 20

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: 97

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: 593

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Targeted advertising, platform competition and privacy

    Targeted advertising, platform competition and privacy
    Henk Kox, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, Bas Straathof, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and Gijsbert Zwart, TILEC. discuss Targeted advertising, platform competition and privacy. ABSTRACT: Targeted…
  • Sep 2

    A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry

    A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry
    Christopher Gedge, Duke, James W. Roberts, Duke, Andrew Sweeting, Maryland offer A Model of Dynamic Limit Pricing with an Application to the Airline Industry. ABSTRACT: The one-shot nature of most theoretical models of strategic investment,…
  • Sep 2

    ANTITRUST IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: China, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa ...

    ANTITRUST IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: China, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa ...
    ANTITRUST IN EMERGING AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: China, India, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa ... Concurrences Journal + New York University School of Law Friday, October 24, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT) New York, United State
Rank this Week: 26

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 2

    Write On! Call for Papers from Law & Society Feminist Legal Theory CRN (deadline Sept. 19)

    Write On! Call for Papers from Law & Society Feminist Legal Theory CRN (deadline Sept. 19)
    The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network (CRN) invites participation in its panels at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting to be held in Seattle, May 28-31, 2015: Dear friends and colleagues, We write to invite…
  • Sep 2

    8th Chautauqua Declaration

    8th Chautauqua Declaration
    Adopted August 26, 2014, at the 8th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs: In the spirit of humanity and peace the assembled current and former international prosecutors and their representatives here at the Chautauqua Institution……
  • Sep 1

    Report From PluriCourts, University of Oslo Conference

    Report From PluriCourts, University of Oslo Conference
    On August 28-29, I attended “The Legitimacy and Effectiveness of International Criminal Tribunals” conference at PluriCourts, University of Oslo, Norway.  PluriCourts- Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the…
Rank this Week: 17

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
  • Sep 2

    Targeted Rankings Marketing (a/k/a the Law Porn Avalanche)?

    Targeted Rankings Marketing (a/k/a the Law Porn Avalanche)?
    I was lucky enough to be granted tenure by KU over the Summer. That makes me the most recently tenured faculty member at my school and part of a key demographic in the rankings world. As it happens, over the last two weeks, my…
  • Sep 2

    Knee Defender, Barro’s error, and Surprise Norm

    Knee Defender, Barro’s error, and Surprise Norm
    Being a believer in Coase’s irrelevance “theorem” (see corresponding CALI lesson by me), I bring you a peeve springing from a podcast’s discussion of knee defender (a product that prevents the airline seat in front of…
  • Sep 1

    Marian Anderson & Justice Black, April 9, 1939

    Marian Anderson & Justice Black, April 9, 1939
    I was just watching a WETA segment on our national parks when I came upon the Marian Anderson story and how the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let her perform at Constitution Hall, which they owned.…
Rank this Week: 40

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

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

    Excerpt from Cunningham's new book on Warren Buffett

    Excerpt from Cunningham's new book on Warren Buffett
    Larry Cunningham has posted an excerpt from his new book Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values : The following is an excerpt from Chapter 8, Autonomy, from Berkshire Beyond Buffett:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Sep 2

    Steve Bradford's safety tip of the day for law student

    Steve Bradford's safety tip of the day for law student
    Students often ask me how they can improve their performance in my classes. There’s one thing they can do that will increase their learning with no additional work on their part: stop multitasking.... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Sep 2

    The criminalization of American business, with application to Strine & Walker

    The criminalization of American business, with application to Strine & Walker
    There are an excellent leader and survey article in The Economist this week dealing with the criminalization of American business. From the leader: Who runs the world’s most lucrative shakedown... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 183

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
  • Sep 2

    ADR as a First Career – New Video Blog

    ADR as a First Career – New Video Blog
    This announcement comes from Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) in the wake of this summer’s discussion about the Next Generation of ADR scholars on the list serv. There has been a lot of discussion on DR list serves about the next generation…
  • Sep 2

    Missouri’s Job Announcement

    Missouri’s Job Announcement
    Below is the hiring announcement from the University of Missouri.  I would be remiss if I didn’t mention what a great opportunity this is.  The folks at Mizzou (both present and past) are great. The University of Missouri…
  • Aug 29

    Detroit Bankruptcy Case – Judge Chastises Attorneys for Claiming Mediator Bia

    Detroit Bankruptcy Case – Judge Chastises Attorneys for Claiming Mediator Bia
    In the Detroit bankruptcy case, one of the creditors claimed that the mediators – one of whom is the Chief US District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan – were biased in favor of some philanthropic creditors. …
Rank this Week: 799

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Sep 2

    Simulation Courses and Standard 303’s “Primarily Experiential” Requirement

    Simulation Courses and Standard 303’s “Primarily Experiential” Requirement
    Many professors use simulation exercises in their teaching; not as many have ever taught a simulation course. What does it mean? What is required? To meet Standard 303’s criteria under the new, six-credit experiential requirement, a…
  • Aug 28

    Ready to Learn, Beyond the Black Letter of the Law | By: Ray Brescia

    Ready to Learn, Beyond the Black Letter of the Law | By: Ray Brescia
    In his recent op-ed for the National Law Journal, Ray Brescia discusses the need for upper-level classes in law school that afford students a chance to learn the art of the legal profession, and not just the tools of the trade.…
  • Aug 28

    Top Ten Things Law Professors Can Do This Year to Learn About EdTech

    Top Ten Things Law Professors Can Do This Year to Learn About EdTech
    Let’s face it, the role that technology can play in the practice of law is becoming more evident – with predictive coding, eDiscovery, and companies like LexMachina that use legal analytics to, among other things, predict the…
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Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 99

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Sep 2

    Wright on Moore on Causation and Responsibility

    Wright on Moore on Causation and Responsibility
    Richard Wright (Chicago-Kent) has posted to SSRN Moore on Causation and Responsibility: Metaphysics or Intuition?. The abstract provides: This paper was prepared for a festschrift in honor of Michael Moore to be published by Oxford University…
  • Sep 1

    Mini Med Mal Roundup

    Mini Med Mal Roundup
    There are a lot of stories on the med mal front. First, two from the MICRA fight: An analysis from the The Fresno Bee finds that the anti-cap increase ads are misleading. Here's a taste: But the ad goes too...
  • Aug 29

    MICRA Cap Increase Rider: Physician Drug-Testing

    MICRA Cap Increase Rider: Physician Drug-Testing
    Prop 46, a California ballot initiative to raise the 1975 non-economic damages cap from $250,000 to $1.1M, includes a rider: physician drug-testing. The two are joined in the "Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act of 2014."…
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Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Sep 2

    Why No “Good Time” in Wisconsin?

    Why No “Good Time” in Wisconsin?
    Unlike most other states, Wisconsin does not recognize prisoners’ good behavior with credits toward accelerated release.  Wisconsin had such a “good time” program for well over a century, but eliminated it as part of…
  • Sep 1

    Professor Papke’s Book on Pullman Case Cited in Huffington Post

    Professor Papke’s Book on Pullman Case Cited in Huffington Post
    As we all relax today, Labor Day, and enjoy a Monday off of work and school, how many of us have thought about the origins of this day, the day to honor workers? The Huffington Post explains the origins of Labor Day—arising from a labor…
  • Sep 1

    Welcome to Our September Blogger

    Welcome to Our September Blogger
    Our September guest blogger will be 3L Tyler Coppage. Tyler grew up in a small town in Virginia and came to Marquette to focus on sports law. Many thanks to our previous guest, 3L Joel Gracyk.
Rank this Week: 4659

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/
  • Sep 2

    California Legislature Passes first "Yes Means Yes" Bill

    California Legislature Passes first "Yes Means Yes" Bill
    Last week, the California legislature passed an affirmative consent sexual assault bill. Called the "Yes Means Yes" bill, the legislation requires "students engaging in sexual activity [to obtain] 'affirmative consent' from both parties…
  • Aug 30

    Homelessness as a Protected Class?

    Homelessness as a Protected Class?
    According to the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH), in 2013 there was a 23.8% increase in number of violent attacks on people experiencing homelessness. Of the 2013 attacks, 16% resulted in the death of the homeless individual.…
  • Aug 28

    NYC’s Poor Door and the Future of Affordable Housing Policy

    NYC’s Poor Door and the Future of Affordable Housing Policy
    Advocates often discuss our two-tiered society and nowhere is this more apparent than in New York City. The City recently approved a plan for a luxury building on the Upper West Side. The property will have 219 market-rate units with...
Rank this Week: 1920

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

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

    "Rethink sentencing and parole to solve aging, costly prison population"

    "Rethink sentencing and parole to solve aging, costly prison population"
    The title of this post is the headline of this new editorial from a local South Carolina paper. Yet, even though focused on some Palmetto State particulars, many of the points and themes in the editorial have broad applicability in...
  • Sep 1

    Lots more highlights from Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform

    Lots more highlights from Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform
    It has been a few weeks since I did a round-up of recent posts at Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform. Here are some of the latest posts from a a variety of bloggers, with my own little bit of organization...
  • Sep 1

    Gendered perspective on Ohio's challenges with opioids and prison growth

    Gendered perspective on Ohio's challenges with opioids and prison growth
    As reported in this recent Toledo Blade editorial, headlined "Women in prison: A big increase in female inmates should prompt changes in how Ohio’s courts deal with addiction," Ohio has struggled of late with an increase in its…
Rank this Week: 180

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/
  • Sep 2

    Lawyers and Slavery: Part Two

    Lawyers and Slavery: Part Two
    Abolitionist lawyers in the antebellum era made a practice of representing fugitive slaves and rescuers in the North, but African-Americans had some access to courts even in the southern states. The attorneys in those cases typically had no…
  • Sep 2

    Klerman on Economic Analysis in Legal History Writing

    Klerman on Economic Analysis in Legal History Writing
    Well, we've rounded Labor Day, which means that summer's over and it's time to get down to talking scholarship. Daniel Klerman of the University of Southern California has a characteristically terrific paper, "The Economics of Legal…
  • Sep 1

    Happy Labor Day

    Happy Labor Day
    Celebrate by listening to the Weavers’ “Union Miners.” On top of everything else, it is beautifully arranged: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=rZVNCE9xtH4
Rank this Week: 80

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Job Announcement: Director of the Federal Judicial History Office

    Job Announcement: Director of the Federal Judicial History Office
    [We have the following announcement.]Director of the Federal Judicial History OfficeFederal Judicial CenterWashington, DC  20002-8003The purpose of the Federal Judicial Center is to further the development and adoption of improved…
  • Sep 2

    Vermeule Reviews Hamburger's "Is Administrative Law Unlawful?"

    Vermeule Reviews Hamburger's "Is Administrative Law Unlawful?"
    “No,” by Adrian Vermeule, Harvard Law School, is a review of Philip Hamburger’s Is Administrative Law Unlawful?   It is forthcoming in the Texas Law Review.  Here is the abstract:Philip Hamburger has had a…
  • Sep 1

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Speaker Series: Fall 2014 Lineup

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Speaker Series: Fall 2014 Lineup
    The Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley has posted the fall lineup for its speaker series. A number of legal historians are scheduled to present:Monday, September 8 – Christopher Tomlins …
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Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Sep 2

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Bob Bernstein, The CFTC's Attempt to Impose Speculative Position Limits on Off-Exchange Swap Contracts Likely to Face Continued Legal…
  • Aug 31

    This Week in Securities Litigation

    This Week in Securities Litigation
    The SEC Actions Blog has compiled This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending August 28, 2014).
  • Aug 31

    SEC Adopts Asset-Backed Securities Reform Rule

    SEC Adopts Asset-Backed Securities Reform Rule
    The SEC has adopted asset-backed securities reform rules. The press release in part states the following: The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted revisions to rules governing the disclosure, reporting, and offering process for…
Rank this Week: 490

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/
  • Sep 2

    Attorney Reprimanded, Conviction Of Client Reversed

    Attorney Reprimanded, Conviction Of Client Reversed
    The Arkansas Professional Conduct Committee - Panel A - has reprimanded an attorney who engaged in a conflict of interest by representing both husband and wife in a case involving felony sexual abuse allegations made by the wife's daughter…
  • Sep 2

    Theft From Elderly Client Draws Prison, Disbarment

    Theft From Elderly Client Draws Prison, Disbarment
    A Virginia attorney has consented to disbarment in the wake of a criminal conviction. The Washington Post reported on the offense A Fairfax County attorney was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday for embezzling nearly $500,000 while he…
  • Sep 2

    Fan Barred From UNC For Harassing Student Athlete

    Fan Barred From UNC For Harassing Student Athlete
    The University of North Carolina did not violate the First Amendment rights of a former student and "dedicated fan" by permanently barring him from athletic events, according to a decision of the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The…
Rank this Week: 1243

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/
  • Sep 2

    On the Feasibility of Head Transplant

    On the Feasibility of Head Transplant
    Some interesting speculation about the feasibility of head transplants here (ht: Brian Leiter).
  • Aug 28

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Is There Such a Thing as a 'Good Psychopath'? NPR: The Protojournalist In The Popular Press: Using Light Technique, Scientists Find Dimmer Switch for Memories in Mice, NY Times Scientists Turn Bad…
  • Aug 28

    "Will There Ever Be a Drug with No or Negligible Side Effects? Evidence from Neuroscience"

    "Will There Ever Be a Drug with No or Negligible Side Effects? Evidence from Neuroscience"
    Recently published in Neuroethics: "Will There Ever Be a Drug with No or Negligible Side Effects? Evidence from Neuroscience," by Sylvia Terbeck and Laurence Paul Chesterman Abstract Arguments in the neuroenhancement debate are sometimes…
Rank this Week: 2477

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
Rank this Week: 1560

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Sep 2

    New Hampshire Supreme Court Reinstates Tuition Tax Credit Program But Avoids Law’s Constitutionality

    New Hampshire Supreme Court Reinstates Tuition Tax Credit Program But Avoids Law’s Constitutionality
    A unanimous New Hampshire Supreme Court rejected a challenge last week to the state’s tuition tax credit law but side-stepped the issue of its constitutionality. The state supreme court dismissed Duncan v. State of New Hampshire on standing…
  • Sep 2

    Texas School Funding System Declared Unconstitutional Again

    Texas School Funding System Declared Unconstitutional Again
    MALDEF secured a major victory in its long running school finance litigation in Texas. For those who have not followed the litigation, this is just one in a long line of victories. Unfortunately, plaintiffs must continually return to the…
  • Sep 2

    Junior and Aspiring Faculty Workshop Opportunity

    Junior and Aspiring Faculty Workshop Opportunity
    Thanks to Charlotte Garden for sharing the notice below. I would encourage anyone who is even moderately interested to go. One of the biggest mistakes I made early in my career was not taking advantage of great opportunities like these to get…
Rank this Week: 722

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/
  • Sep 2

    Family Dollar boxed in?

    Family Dollar boxed in?
    The Family Dollar board may have boxed itself in. In July it agreed to a transaction with Dollar Tree for $74.50 in cash and stock. Dollar General - having previously expressed an interest in acquiring Family Dollar - lobbed in...
  • Aug 28

    Market Basket saga ends ... only to start again

    Market Basket saga ends ... only to start again
    The months long battle for control over Market Basket ended this morning with Arthur T. Demoulas, the ousted CEO who had the support of employees, buying the 50.5% of the company that his side of the family did not already...
  • Aug 27

    Rank and Filed

    Rank and Filed
    If you haven't already seen this, I highly recommend using Rank and Filed (rankandfiled.com) to access all your EDGAR documents. It's a free search engine and it's really quite good. I'm never going back to the SEC's EDGAR site again......
Rank this Week: 887

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Sep 2

    Why U.S. Pressure Is Behind the Stalled Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Bill

    Why U.S. Pressure Is Behind the Stalled Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Bill
    Last year, the federal government trumpeted anti-counterfeiting legislation as a key priority. The bill raced through the legislative process in the winter and following some minor modifications after committee hearings, seemed set to pass…
  • Sep 2

    Why U.S. Pressure Is Behind the Stalled Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Bill

    Why U.S. Pressure Is Behind the Stalled Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Bill
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on August 30, 2104 as Why Dutch Guards Holding Indian-Made Drugs Bound for Nigeria Sends a Warning to Canadian Legislators Last year, the federal government trumpeted anti-counterfeiting legislation as a key…
  • Aug 27

    BC Court Rules on Signing Away Your Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

    BC Court Rules on Signing Away Your Reasonable Expectation of Privacy
    Canadian privacy law has long been reliant on the principle of "reasonable expectation of privacy."  The principle is particularly important with respect to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, as the Supreme Court of Canada has held that…
Rank this Week: 454