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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/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Jul 27

    IVR World Congre

    IVR World Congre
    No description is available at this time.
  • Jul 13

    Champion of Champion

    Champion of Champion
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 2247

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 2216

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 15

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 29

    Price Differentiation and Discrimination in Transport Network

    Price Differentiation and Discrimination in Transport Network
    Adriaan Hendrik van der Weijde (VU University Amsterdam) explores Price Differentiation and Discrimination in Transport Networks. ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes the effects of price differentiation and discrimination by a monopolistic…
  • Jul 29

    Airline Route Structure Competition and Network Policy

    Airline Route Structure Competition and Network Policy
    Hugo Emilo Silva (VU University Amsterdam); Erik T. Verhoef (VU University Amsterdam); and Vincent van den Berg (VU University Amsterdam) analyze Airline Route Structure Competition and Network Policy. ABSTRACT: This paper studies whether a…
  • Jul 29

    Penalizing Cartels: The Case for Basing Penalties on Price Overcharge

    Penalizing Cartels: The Case for Basing Penalties on Price Overcharge
    Yannis Katsoulacos (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece); Evgenia Motchenkova (VU University Amsterdam) and David Ulph (University of St Andrews, United Kingdom) are Penalizing Cartels: The Case for Basing Penalties on Price…
Rank this Week: 67

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 29

    Seidman on Gay Marriage & the Failure of Constitutional Law

    Seidman on Gay Marriage & the Failure of Constitutional Law
    Louis Michael Seidman (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted The Triumph of Gay Marriage and the Failure of Constitutional Law (Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Supreme Court's much anticipated…
  • Jul 29

    Silberman on Daimler AG v. Bauman

    Silberman on Daimler AG v. Bauman
    Linda Silberman (New York University School of Law) has posted Daimler AG v. Bauman: A New Era for Judicial Jurisdiction in the United States (Yearbook of Private International Law, Volume 16 (2014/2015), pp. 217-235) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Jul 29

    Kamir on Dignity & Human Right

    Kamir on Dignity & Human Right
    Orit Kamir (University of Michigan Law School; Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law) has posted Applying Dignity, Respect, Honor and Human Rights to a Pluralistic, Multicultural Universe on SSRN. Here is the abstract: “Human…
Rank this Week: 22

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Jul 29

    Is Cristina Gutierrez Responsible for the Death Penalty in Puerto Rico?

    Is Cristina Gutierrez Responsible for the Death Penalty in Puerto Rico?
    Back in June, I did a post about a memo to Cristina Gutierrez about how another client was being billed for work done in Adnan's case. That memo was dated September 16, 1999, and the other client was Hector Oscar...
  • Jul 28

    Destination Unknown: More on the Cell Tower Pings From Episode 8 of Undisclosed

    Destination Unknown: More on the Cell Tower Pings From Episode 8 of Undisclosed
    On yesterday's episode of the Undisclosed Podcast, I noted how Cristina Gutierrez could and should have moved for a Frye hearing regarding the admissibility of the cell tower pings at Adnan's trial. I further concluded that the result of…
  • Jul 27

    ACLU, Defense Attorneys Seek to Exclude Cell Tower Pings From Evidence in Murder Trial

    ACLU, Defense Attorneys Seek to Exclude Cell Tower Pings From Evidence in Murder Trial
    According to an article in the Sentinel & Enterprise News, The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts has joined with defense attorneys in an effort to toss out a crucial piece of evidence -- the "pings" off cellphone…
Rank this Week: 1045

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

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

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Jul 29

    Chapter 9 and Federal Courts: The Detroit Blueprint

    Chapter 9 and Federal Courts: The Detroit Blueprint
    Among its other effects, the Puerto Rico debt crisis has dramatically increased the number of public figures and politicians whose verbal repertoire includes the term "chapter 9." Bondholders' resistance to chapter 9 access for…
  • Jul 28

    Pie and Mash

    Pie and Mash
    Or a bit of this this and that. I've totally neglected cross-posting my writings on Dealbook here on Slips, so I give you two recent columns: The first, on Chase's living will, version 3.0 or thereabouts. The second, on the...
  • Jul 23

    Bankruptcy in Russia, 1740-1800, and the First Non-Merchant Discharge!

    Bankruptcy in Russia, 1740-1800, and the First Non-Merchant Discharge!
    I discovered something surprising in my summer research on the history of bankruptcy in Russia: It seems that the first modern, court-ordered bankruptcy discharge available to non-merchant debtors appeared not in the US or England, but…
Rank this Week: 448

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jul 29

    Guest Post: Gone But Not Forgotten–The Ongoing Case of Jean Uwinkindi at the ICTR and MICT

    Guest Post: Gone But Not Forgotten–The Ongoing Case of Jean Uwinkindi at the ICTR and MICT
    by Oliver Windridge by Oliver Windridge [Oliver Windridge is a British lawyer specialising in international criminal and human rights law. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the…
  • Jul 27

    A Freudian Slip?

    A Freudian Slip?
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller My favourite entry in the “funny placement coincidences” competition: I have no political point to make. I just think the photo is fantastic.
  • Jul 26

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, July 27, 2015

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, July 27, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa The Somali militant Islamist group al Shabaab attacked a Mogadishu hotel on Sunday, driving a…
Rank this Week: 3888

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    NY May Require Charities To File Information on Major Donor

    NY May Require Charities To File Information on Major Donor
    In Citizens United v. Schneiderman, (SD NY, July 27, 2015), a New York federal district court held that the New York Attorney General can constitutionally require registered charities to file a copy of their federal Form 990, Schedule B…
  • Jul 29

    Ten Commandments Challenge Dismissed On Standing Ground

    Ten Commandments Challenge Dismissed On Standing Ground
    In Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc. v. New Kensington-Arnold School District, (WD PA, July 27, 2015), a Pennsylvania federal district court dismissed a challenge to a 6-foot tall Ten Commandments monument on the lawn of a Pennsylvania…
  • Jul 29

    Wheaton College Ends Student Health Insurance In Response To Contraceptive Coverage Rule

    Wheaton College Ends Student Health Insurance In Response To Contraceptive Coverage Rule
    Chicago Tribune reported yesterday that Wheaton College has made a last-minute decision to stop offering its students health insurance policies in order to protect its position in ongoing litigation. The College is in the midst of a…
Rank this Week: 13

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 29

    The Virtues and Vices of Casebook Supplement

    The Virtues and Vices of Casebook Supplement
    My co-authors (Bill Banks, Steve Dycus, and Peter Raven-Hansen) and I have just put the finishing touches on the 2015-16 supplement to Aspen's (or is it Wolters Kluwer's?) National Security Law and Counterterrorism Law casebooks, which checks…
  • Jul 29

    MarkelFest! at SEALS Thursday night

    MarkelFest! at SEALS Thursday night
    The annual MarkelFest! at SEALS will take place at 9:30 p.m. this Thursday, July 30, at the Palm Court Bar at the Boca Resort. Steve (unfortunately, the only PermaPrawf who will still be there on Thursday) will be your host. Apologies for the…
  • Jul 28

    A Failure in the Market for Altruism

    A Failure in the Market for Altruism
    Earlier this month it came out that Whole Foods had been systematically overcharging for pre-packaged food, at least in New York. And that wasn’t the first time. Back in 2012, an investigation led by city attorneys in California also…
Rank this Week: 104

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 29

    We’re #1 (in Fraud)

    We’re #1 (in Fraud)
    By nearly any measure, sunny South Florida is tops in fraud (AP): Since the first settlers hacked their way into the mangrove tangles and drained much of the swampland, sunny South Florida has been virtually synonymous with shady deals and…
  • Jul 27

    Juan Cole Says ISIL is Doomed

    Juan Cole Says ISIL is Doomed
    Juan Cole identifies the Top Six Signs ISIL/ Daesh is Doomed. His blog, Informed Comment, has a good track record on the Middle East, so I tend to think it’s more reliable than my daily scare sheet. Here’s how he … Continue…
  • Jul 22

    Time for Your Annual Privacy Checkup

    Time for Your Annual Privacy Checkup
    Privacy Checkup – My Account – Google
Rank this Week: 25

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 29

    Weisburd et al. on Problem-Oriented Policing

    Weisburd et al. on Problem-Oriented Policing
    David L. Weisburd , Cody W. Telep , Joshua C. Hinkle and John E. Eck (Hebrew University of Jerusalem , George Mason University , University of Maryland and University of Cincinnati) have posted Is Problem-Oriented Policing Effective in…
  • Jul 28

    Ewing et al. on The Criminalization of Immigration

    Ewing et al. on The Criminalization of Immigration
    Walter A. Ewing , Daniel E. Martinez and Rubén G. Rumbaut (American Immigration Council , George Washington University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine - Department of Sociology) have posted The Criminalization…
  • Jul 28

    Seidman on Substitute Arguments in Constitutional Law

    Seidman on Substitute Arguments in Constitutional Law
    Louis Michael Seidman (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted Substitute Arguments in Constitutional Law on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this article, I argue that that substitution is crucial to our practice of constitutional law. Of…
Rank this Week: 75

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Article On Bankruptcy Protection of Tax-Qualified Retirement Plan Beneficiarie

    Article On Bankruptcy Protection of Tax-Qualified Retirement Plan Beneficiarie
    Karen K. Suhre recently published an article entitled, Bankruptcy Protection of Tax-Qualified Retirement Plan Beneficiaries After Clark v. Rameker, 29 Probate & Property 3 (May/June 2015). Provided below is an excerpt from the article: On…
  • Jul 29

    Some Tips On How To Plan For An Estate Containing Bitcoin

    Some Tips On How To Plan For An Estate Containing Bitcoin
    Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies, have spiked in popularity in recent years as users seek alternate payment forms and investment opportunities. However, the explosion in Bitcoin use has gotten ahead of the law and makes planning for an…
  • Jul 29

    CLE On Estate Plans After American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

    CLE On Estate Plans After American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
    The American Bar Association is presenting a CLE entitled, Oh, What a Relief It Is: Curing Estate Plans that No Longer Make Sense in Light of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, Tuesday August 18, 2015, 12:00-1:30pm Central, online....
Rank this Week: 58

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

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: 142

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

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

    US State Department Releases 2015 Trafficking iin Persons Report

    US State Department Releases 2015 Trafficking iin Persons Report
    Each year, the U.S. State Department prepares a report on the progress being made by countries around the world in the fight against human trafficking. Earlier this week, the U.S. State Department released its 2015 Trafficking in Persons…
  • Jul 28

    WTO Accession New

    WTO Accession New
    Yesterday, the members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) formally adopted Kazakhstan’s WTO terms of entry at the General Council meeting. Kazakhstan will have until 31 October 2015 to ratify the deal to formally become a WTO member. Its…
  • Jul 23

    IACHR Launches Online Petition Portal

    IACHR Launches Online Petition Portal
    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has launched its Individual Petition System Portal (IPSP), making the IACHR the first regional human rights body to offer a digital system that provides remote access to petitions and…
Rank this Week: 1046

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 29

    "Should Therapists Have to Report Patients Who Viewed Child Pornography?"

    "Should Therapists Have to Report Patients Who Viewed Child Pornography?"
    The quesion in the title of this post is the headline of this intriguing new piece from The Atlantic discussing an intriguing legal and policy issue developing in California. The piece's subheadline highlights one reason the answer to the…
  • Jul 29

    Taking stock of the tough-on-crime crowd's "resolute oarsman, pulling with all his might against the current"

    Taking stock of the tough-on-crime crowd's "resolute oarsman, pulling with all his might against the current"
    A number of helpful readers have already made sure I did not miss this terrific lengthy Slate piece by Mark Obbie profiling Bill Otis. The article is a great read, and it generally gives Bill the respect he has earned...
  • Jul 28

    Are "deep red states" really "rethinking the death penalty"?

    Are "deep red states" really "rethinking the death penalty"?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this new American Prospect piece headlined "Why Deep Red States Are Rethinking the Death Penalty." Here are excerpts: [Marc] Hyden, 31, [is] one of the nation’s leading…
Rank this Week: 56

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 472

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

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

    Digital Copyright and the Two Culture of Communication On the Internet

    Digital Copyright and the Two Culture of Communication On the Internet
    Alexander Peukert, Goether University Frankfurt, Faculty of Law, Cluster of Excellence Normative Orders, has published Copyright and the Two Cultures of Online Communication in Intellectual Property Law and Human Rights, 3d ed. 365-393 (Paul…
  • Jul 28

    FCC Chair's Testimony Before Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, July 28, 2015

    FCC Chair's Testimony Before Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, July 28, 2015
    FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's testimony before the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, Hearing on Continued Oversight of the FCC," delivered July 28, 2015.
  • Jul 27

    Does Copyright Induce Artists To Create?

    Does Copyright Induce Artists To Create?
    Jiarui Liu, Stanford Law School, is publishing Copyright for Blockheads: An Empirical Study of Market Incentive and Intrinsic Motivation in volume 38 of the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts (2014). Here is the abstract. Copyright law is…
Rank this Week: 73

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Stalking, the "Work Email Address" and "Place of Employment"

    Stalking, the "Work Email Address" and "Place of Employment"
    This post examines an opinion the Criminal Court – City of New York issued on July 14, 2015:  People v. Marian, 2015 WL 4231664.  The opinion begins by noting that[t]his Court occasionally is presented with an accusatory…
  • Jul 27

    The (Only?) Butt Dial Case

    The (Only?) Butt Dial Case
     After I found the pocket dial case, I did a search in Westlaw for "butt dial" cases . . . and found one, which was decided a few weeks ago:  Dietenberger v. Marcott, 2015 WL 3623647 (Court of Appeals of Iowa 2015). The…
  • Jul 27

    The "Pocket Dial," Wiretapping and a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

    The "Pocket Dial," Wiretapping and a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit recently issued an interesting opinion in a civil suit:  Huff v. Spaw, 2015 WL 4430466 (2015). The court began its opinion by explaining that “[t]his case requires us to consider…
Rank this Week: 2155

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: 2116

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 29

    Disappearing “Legal Black Holes”

    Disappearing “Legal Black Holes”
    It has been quite common in the last decade, when difficult legal questions were raised about individual rights and judicial review—the rights, for example, of noncitizen military detainees at Guantanamo, or of U.S. citizens targeted…
  • Jul 28

    Another Arrest of a U.S. Citizen Allegedly Inspired by ISIL to Plot an Attack

    Another Arrest of a U.S. Citizen Allegedly Inspired by ISIL to Plot an Attack
    Matt Apuzzo and Michael Schmidt had a piece in the New York Times yesterday discussing the Justice Department's shift towards aggressive and early intervention in cases involving suspected ISIL followers in the United States (I've commented…
  • Jul 28

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #77: An Interview with Bruce Andrew

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #77: An Interview with Bruce Andrew
    Our guest for episode 77 is Bruce Andrews, the deputy secretary of the Commerce Department. Alan Cohn and I pepper Bruce with questions about export controls on cybersecurity technology, stopping commercial cyberespionage, the future of the…
Rank this Week: 33

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

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

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 29

    Bill Cosby's Accusers, 35 of them, anyway.....

    Bill Cosby's Accusers, 35 of them, anyway.....
    .....featured in a provocative New York article.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/GenderAndTheLawBlog/~4/wRkaO28bCyQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
  • Jul 29

    Fathers Discriminated by Citizenship Law

    Fathers Discriminated by Citizenship Law
    Unfortunate that I had missed this story earlier this month: A U.S. law that treats mothers and fathers differently in determining whether their foreign-born children may claim U.S. citizenship is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court…
  • Jul 29

    "A Quiet Triumph for Gay Workers"

    "A Quiet Triumph for Gay Workers"
    So reads the headline from an Atlantic article. The contents thereof read: Gay Americans can now get married in the morning and then, in the afternoon, just for being gay, their employers can fire them. Is doing so legal? Up...<img…
Rank this Week: 1533

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 29

    Visiting Assistant Professor Position at LaVerne

    Visiting Assistant Professor Position at LaVerne
    Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Center for Academic & Bar Readiness This position is currently being filled as a one-year visiting position. The position will be reposted and filled permanently next year, for 2016-2017. The…
  • Jul 21

    Thomas Jefferson School of Law Associate Director of Bar Preparation

    Thomas Jefferson School of Law Associate Director of Bar Preparation
    Job Description JOB TITLE: Associate Director of Bar Preparation DEPARTMENT: Academic Success & Bar Preparation REPORTS TO: Director of Bar Preparation POSITION SUPERVISES: Work Study Students POSITION STATUS: Full-time, Exempt GENERAL…
  • Jul 16

    Call for Proposals: 2015 New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers - Maximizing Student and Faculty Potential"

    Call for Proposals: 2015 New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers - Maximizing Student and Faculty Potential&quot;
    Call for proposals 2015 New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers “Maximizing Student and Faculty Potential” Suffolk University Law School is pleased to host the 2015 New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers Conference on…
Rank this Week: 1040

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 29

    The Winds of Change

    The Winds of Change
    A strong west wind is blowing across my prairie landscape this week. After weeks of heat and humidity warnings and near-daily thunderstorms, there’s a change in the air. The sun is nearly set by 9 p.m. Small flocks of Canada geese are…
  • Jul 29

    Friday Is System Administrator Appreciation Day

    Friday Is System Administrator Appreciation Day
    Friday July 31 is the 16th annual SysAdmin Day. A day to show our appreciation to the IT professionals who keep our computers, networks and apps working. For those of us who push the tech envelope a bit beyond a typical office setup, our…
  • Jul 29

    Vendor Quiz: Sync.com

    Vendor Quiz: Sync.com
    Welcome to Vendor Quiz, a periodic feature here at Slaw in which we ask a legal marketplace supplier a series of substantive questions about their product or service. Our goal is to provide insight and guidance to Slaw readers who might be…
Rank this Week: 53

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 29

    "Racist, Sexist, Homophobic, Offensive Epithets" Gets A Three-Month Suspension

    &quot;Racist, Sexist, Homophobic, Offensive Epithets&quot; Gets A Three-Month Suspension
    A three-month suspension (triple the sanction proposed by a hearing panel) was imposed by the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department. Respondent was charged with having made patently offensive racial, ethnic,…
  • Jul 29

    Interner Search Catches Practice While Suspended

    Interner Search Catches Practice While Suspended
    The benefit of online transparency is apparent from a disbarment order of the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department. The attorney represented buyers and sellers in real estate transactions. He was suspended for failure…
  • Jul 28

    Battle Joined In North Carolina Litigation

    Battle Joined In North Carolina Litigation
    An answer denying any ethical misconduct has been filed in the second of two cases brought against a North Carolina attorney in connection with her successful efforts to free an innocent man on death row. The complaint alleges that the...
Rank this Week: 703

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

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

    COA upholds law restricting physician speech about gun

    COA upholds law restricting physician speech about gun
    It's not about lawyers, but it's a free speech opinion about a learned profession, so here's news that the 11th Circuit upheld Florida's law limiting the free speech of doctors in raising the issue of gun ownership with patients unless...
  • Jul 29

    "Bill Kuebler, Pentagon-appointed lawyer who fought for Omar Khadr, has died at 44"

    &quot;Bill Kuebler, Pentagon-appointed lawyer who fought for Omar Khadr, has died at 44&quot;
    Story at the Ottawa Citizen. Bill was widely heralded for how he fought for his detainee-client, Omar Khadr. More at this article from GQ. I provided an opinion for Bill and his co-counsel regarding their ethical duties. The military…
  • Jul 28

    More on competitors using state AG's to harm rival

    More on competitors using state AG's to harm rival
    At TechDirt there's further discussion of how content providers used state attorney generals (attorneys general?) to attack Google.
Rank this Week: 49

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    4th Circuit denies rehearing in In re GNC

    4th Circuit denies rehearing in In re GNC
    :(If this ruling sticks and is actually applied in Lanham Act cases (something of which I am uncertain), then the resulting circuit split would probably justify Supreme Court review, given the Court's newfound interest in…
  • Jul 24

    ISHTIP at Penn, part 9

    ISHTIP at Penn, part 9
    Session 6 | Josh Sarnoff (DePaul University), Moderator In Search of a Trade Mark: Search practices and Bureaucratic PoetryJose Bellido and Hyo Yoon Kang (University of Kent, UK)Commentator | Amanda Scardamaglia (Swinburne Law…
  • Jul 24

    ISHTIP at Penn, part 8

    ISHTIP at Penn, part 8
    Methodology: What should histories and theories of IP be doing? What role should interdisciplinarity play? | Martha Woodmansee (Case Western Reserve University), Moderator Lionel Bently (Cambridge)We tolerated the use of the term…
Rank this Week: 450

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 29

    How Cohabitation Affects Alimony Payment

    How Cohabitation Affects Alimony Payment
    From The National Law Review: At the conclusion of many divorce proceedings, alimony is calculated by the court to be paid from the supporting spouse to the dependent spouse. The amount of alimony to be paid is calculated based on...
  • Jul 28

    Modification to Alimony Due to Retirement

    Modification to Alimony Due to Retirement
    From The National Law Review: During the course of divorce proceedings, alimony from the supporting spouse to the dependent spouse is typically calculated based on a variety of factors. The income of the two spouses is a critical factor in...
  • Jul 27

    Empowering Women

    Empowering Women
    From the Des Moines Register: When Raha Moharrak’s parents told her it was time for her to marry, she decided she wasn’t a toaster — as in “Ping! It’s ready” — the Saudi Arabian woman told a Drake University audience...
Rank this Week: 255

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • Jul 29

    "Solicitors 'in denial' about threat from accountants"

    &quot;Solicitors 'in denial' about threat from accountants&quot;
    That's the headline from today's Law Society Gazette, the publication of record for solicitors in England and Wales. The UK is fairly far along in liberalization of its legal markets, progressing from the Clementi Report in 2004 to the…
  • Jul 22

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (Part II)

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (Part II)
    If you're trying to maximize the financial value of an undergraduate degree, it is better to bet on course of study than college prestige. Indeed, prestige is largely irrelevant to those who major in engineering, computer science, or math.…
  • Jul 19

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (Part I)

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (Part I)
    The Economist reports a very interesting analysis from Payscale. The question being asked is pretty simple: If you want to generate earnings that justify the time and cost of an undergraduate education, what should you study and where should…
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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
  • Jul 29

    FAN 70 (First Amendment News) 10 Little known or long forgotten facts about the First Amendment

    FAN 70 (First Amendment News) 10 Little known or long forgotten facts about the First Amendment
    Since the news slows down in the summer, I thought I’d share some little known or long forgotten facts about the First Amendment. They concern everything from the text of the First Amendment / to Holmes and his 1919 opinions / to the…
  • Jul 28

    Spelman College, Bill Cosby, and Mutual Intent in Pledge

    Spelman College, Bill Cosby, and Mutual Intent in Pledge
    Spelman College’s decision to terminate a $20 million program supported by Bill Cosby, embroiled in allegations of drug-related seduction, reminds us that donors and recipients mutually depend on good behavior  and shared…
  • Jul 27

    Strange State Constitutional Provision

    Strange State Constitutional Provision
    I’m reading through state bills of rights as part of my book research, so this may become a regular series.  Let’s start with Article One, Section 2b of the New Jersey Constitution, which states: “The people reserve…
Rank this Week: 34

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Jul 29

    Oxford Conference on General Principles of Law

    Oxford Conference on General Principles of Law
    Institute of European and Comparative Law General Principles of Law: European and Comparative Perspectives Celebrating 20 Years of the Institute of European and Comparative Law Friday 25-26 September 2015 St Anne's College Oxford and the…
  • Jul 28

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 189 The Law, Economics, and Psychology of Manipulation Eric A. Posner University of Chicago - Law School 2 155 After the Revolution:…
  • Jul 28

    New Scholarship from Across the Pond

    New Scholarship from Across the Pond
    Post v. Jones (US Supreme Court 1856) – A Protype Early Transfer Pricing Type Case Rupert Macey-Dare University of Oxford - Saint Cross College; Middle Temple; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP; Minerva Chambers July 12, 2015 Abstract: On…
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MauledAgain

MauledAgain

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

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Changing the Look of Tax Form

    Changing the Look of Tax Form
    A reader pointed me in the direction of a three-year-old paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America in the category of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, and also available here.…
  • Jul 27

    Tax Fraud in The People’s Court

    Tax Fraud in The People’s Court
    Every now and then an episode from a television court show touches on taxation. Sometimes it is tangential and sometimes it is direct. At various times during the past four years, I have commented on these cases, beginning with Judge Judy and…
  • Jul 24

    Yet More Proof Targeted Tax Breaks Miss the Mark

    Yet More Proof Targeted Tax Breaks Miss the Mark
    In my post earlier this week, Who Benefits from Tax Breaks for the Private Sector?, I shared this thought about tax breaks for specifically targeted individuals and companies:How do they manage to get these tax breaks? They use a dual tactic.…
Rank this Week: 2170

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    Migrants Storm the Chunnel

    Migrants Storm the Chunnel
    Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Migration flows in Europe continue to make the news. CNN reports on the latest. About 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel --- the Chunnel -- through the French terminal near Calais Monday night in...
  • Jul 29

    Refugee Crisis Along Dominican Republic-Haiti Border

    Refugee Crisis Along Dominican Republic-Haiti Border
    Haitians at the border of between Haiti and the Dominican Republic (Courtesy of Wikipedia) NPR is tracking what could be the early stages of a major refugee crisis. It is happening in one of the world's poorest countries, Haiti. Some...
  • Jul 29

    At the Movies: Somewhere Between

    At the Movies: Somewhere Between
    Somewhere Between WINNER PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD, Hot Docs Los Angeles Film Festival JURY PRIZE BEST DOCUMENTARY, Milwaukee Film Festival Vancouver International Film Festival When China passed its One Child Policy to limit population growth,…
Rank this Week: 179

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jul 29

    Is It Ethical To Go Undercover To Expose Evil By Participating in Evil?

    Is It Ethical To Go Undercover To Expose Evil By Participating in Evil?
    by Michael DorfMy Verdict column for this week asks whether the makers and disseminators of the videos showing Planned Parenthood officials seeming to haggle over prices the organization charges for fetal body parts could be liable for…
  • Jul 28

    Simplistic Moralism in the Greek Crisis, With a Few Thoughts About the Purposes of Bankruptcy

    Simplistic Moralism in the Greek Crisis, With a Few Thoughts About the Purposes of Bankruptcy
    by Neil H. BuchananThis week in Verdict, I am publishing a two-part column about the Greek/European economic and political crisis, which dominated the news until very recently.  Part One was published today, and Part Two will be…
  • Jul 27

    The Triumph of Chevron Step Zero?

    The Triumph of Chevron Step Zero?
    By Michael DorfTomorrow I will be speaking at the Practicing Law Institute's annual Supreme Court Review session. This is the seventeenth such session and, if memory serves, I have been a panelist since just about the beginning. It's always a…
Rank this Week: 659

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Kadet: Attacking Profit Shifting — The Approach Everyone Forget

    Kadet: Attacking Profit Shifting — The Approach Everyone Forget
    Jeffery M. Kadet (University of Washington), Attacking Profit Shifting: The Approach Everyone Forgets, 148 Tax Notes 193 (July 15, 2015): Kadet uses hypothetical but realistic examples to show how the IRS could combat profit shifting by…
  • Jul 29

    Mayer: Limits on State Regulation of Religious Organization

    Mayer: Limits on State Regulation of Religious Organization
    Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer (Notre Dame), Limits on State Regulation of Religious Organizations: Where We Are and Where We Are Going: The breadth of activities and organizational forms among religious organizations rivals that of nonprofits…
  • Jul 29

    Why All Attorneys Should Learn About Entrepreneurship In Law School

    Why All Attorneys Should Learn About Entrepreneurship In Law School
    J. Mark Phillips (Belmont), Entrepreneurial Esquires in the New Economy: Why All Attorneys Should Learn About Entrepreneurship in Law School, 8 J. Bus. Entrepreneurship & L. 59 (2014): As the legal industry continues to recover from the…
Rank this Week: 43

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

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

    Pope Francis the Urbanist

    Pope Francis the Urbanist
    From the Atlantic Cities Blog: Today, the Vatican welcomes more than 60 mayors from around the world. The eclectic agenda covers mayoral efforts to combat climate change as well as modern forms of slavery. Many of the mayors will stay...
  • Jul 29

    Bell & Parchomovsky

    Bell &amp; Parchomovsky
    Avi Bell (San Diego) & Gideon Parchomovsky (Penn) have posted Of Property and Information (Columbia Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: The property-information interface is perhaps the most crucial and under-theorized dimension of…
  • Jul 27

    Are Rich Foreigners to Blame for High Real Estate Prices on the Coasts?

    Are Rich Foreigners to Blame for High Real Estate Prices on the Coasts?
    Michael Lewyn says no: According to a New York Times article about the evils of foreign investment in New York housing, "About $8 billion is spent each year for New York City residences that cost more than $5 million each."...
Rank this Week: 260

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 29

    Baltimore and Boston law schools are the latest to launch incubator program

    Baltimore and Boston law schools are the latest to launch incubator program
    From the National Law Journal: Schools Collaborate on Baltimore Legal Practice Incubator The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and the University of Baltimore School of Law are launching an incubator to help recent…
  • Jul 28

    The Art of Business Lawyering

    The Art of Business Lawyering
    Beyond Gilson: The Art of Business Lawyering by Praveen Kosuri. Abstract: Thirty years ago, Ronald Gilson asked the question, “what do business lawyers really do?” Since that time legal scholars have continued to grapple with that…
  • Jul 28

    Stable Median LSATs, but Declining Bar Passage Rate

    Stable Median LSATs, but Declining Bar Passage Rate
    How do we reconcile these apparently contradictory facts? In his recent article, Legal Education at a Crossroads: A Response to Measuring Merit: The Shultz-Zedeck Research on Law School Admissions, Adam Lamparello explains that the law…
Rank this Week: 1534

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jul 29

    AARP & ABA Join Forces on "Checklist for Family Caregivers"

    AARP &amp; ABA Join Forces on &quot;Checklist for Family Caregivers&quot;
    Sally Hurme, J.D., adds another useful book to her long list of consumer-friendly publications. In Checklist for Family Caregivers, published and marketed jointly by AARP and the American Bar Association, offers "to do" and…
  • Jul 28

    ADA Turns 25

    ADA Turns 25
    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law 25 years ago, on July 26, 1990, by President George H.W. Bush. According to the information on the ADA website Twenty-five years ago, through the Americans with Disabilities Act…
  • Jul 28

    Where There's a "Will," There's a Way....

    Where There's a &quot;Will,&quot; There's a Way....
    I'm visiting family in the Southwest as I type this entry. To say that I come from a family of pack rat readers is an understatement. Every room in my parents' three story old house has stashes of books, even...
Rank this Week: 2500

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jul 29

    NYU Law's Civil Jury Project

    NYU Law's Civil Jury Project
    NYU Law has just announced its new Civil Jury Project, with directors Sam Issacharoff and Cathy Sharkey. Its first conference, on Friday, September 11th, will be "The State and Future of Civil Jury Trials." Register here.
  • Jul 28

    IA: Med Mal Early Resolution Program

    IA: Med Mal Early Resolution Program
    In Iowa, the reform I reported on here has become law. It has similarities to a program at the University of Michigan, which has also inspired laws in Massachusetts and Oregon. Readers of the blog know I am a big...
  • Jul 27

    Survey on the Use of Pop Culture in the Classroom

    Survey on the Use of Pop Culture in the Classroom
    From Cynthia Bond: Greetings Law Teacher Colleagues: I am working on an article this summer on uses of popular culture in the law school classroom. I am defining popular culture broadly to include mass culture texts like movies, TV shows,...
Rank this Week: 2498

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: 4542

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 28

    DOJ Tries to Avoid Equal Protection Ruling on ADA Exception for Gender Identity Disorder

    DOJ Tries to Avoid Equal Protection Ruling on ADA Exception for Gender Identity Disorder
    The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the EEOC read Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination to cover employment discrimination based on gender identity, including transgender status. Now, DOJ’s Civil Division is trying to use its…
  • Jul 28

    Go Set a Watchdog?

    Go Set a Watchdog?
    New Jersey struck a blow against a “job duties” exception to whistleblower suits, this time in the context of the state’s expansive Conscientious Employee Protection Act. In Lippman v. Ethicon the state Supreme Court rejected a…
  • Jul 27

    Bill Corbett on Young v. UPS

    Bill Corbett on Young v. UPS
    Friend-of-Blog Bill Corbett (LSU, Frank L. Maraist Professor of Law and Wex S. Malone Professor of Law) has just posted his wonderful piece on Young v. UPS, which is available here. The article, Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.:…
Rank this Week: 302

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 82

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 28

    Tyler on Habeas and the American Revolution

    Tyler on Habeas and the American Revolution
    Amanda L. Tyler, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, has posted Habeas Corpus and the American Revolution, which is forthcoming in the California Law Review 103 (2015): 635-98.Modern debates concerning the protections afforded…
  • Jul 28

    Dudziak Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance

    Dudziak Named Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance
    [We’re delighted to report that LHB Founder Mary L. Dudziak will be the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress.  Here is the LC press release.]Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced…
  • Jul 27

    Brophy on Antislavery Women and the American Jurisprudence

    Brophy on Antislavery Women and the American Jurisprudence
    Alfred L. Brophy, University of North Carolina School of Law, has posted Antislavery Women and the Origins of American Jurisprudence, which is forthcoming in the Texas Law Review.“Antislavery Women and the Origins of American…
Rank this Week: 79