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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/
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Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Feb 13

    A Personal Remembrance of Justice Scalia

    A Personal Remembrance of Justice Scalia
    by Michael DorfI entered law school in the fall of 1987, just after Justice Scalia had completed his first Term on the Court. I felt his presence constantly in my study of and work in constitutional law over the last nearly-30 years. I'll say…
  • Feb 12

    DAPA, "Unlawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem

    DAPA, "Unlawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem
    By Anil KalhanIn an essay published earlier this week, Prof. Michael Kagan expresses concern that “one aspect” of the Obama administration’s executive actions on immigration might be vulnerable when the Supreme Court…
  • Feb 11

    Why Is Fake Moderation an American Imperative?

    Why Is Fake Moderation an American Imperative?
    by Neil H. BuchananIn my new Verdict column, I ask: "Republicans Will Not Seriously Try to Sell Marco Rubio as a Moderate, Will They?"  In some ways, the column is a companion piece to my various columns and Dorf on Law posts regarding…
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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

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 61

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    Israel Supreme Court Says Public-Funded Mikvehs Must Be Open To Reform and Conservative Conversion

    Israel Supreme Court Says Public-Funded Mikvehs Must Be Open To Reform and Conservative Conversion
    According to Haaretz and Times of Israel, last Thursday a 3-justice panel of Israel's Supreme Court held that state-funded mikvehs  (ritual bath facilities) operated by Orthodox-controlled religious councils must be open for…
  • Feb 13

    Justice Scalia Dies; Author of Smith Decision

    Justice Scalia Dies; Author of Smith Decision
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died today at age 79. The New York Times eulogized him as a justice whose "transformative legal theories, vivid writing and outsize personality made him a leader of a conservative intellectual…
  • Feb 12

    Magistrate Refuses To Dismiss Suit Against Anti-Falun Gong Organization

    Magistrate Refuses To Dismiss Suit Against Anti-Falun Gong Organization
    In Jingrong v. Chinese Anti-Cult World Alliance, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16560 (ED NY, Jan. 28, 2016), a group of Falun Gong practitioners in Flushing Queens, New York sued an allegedly virulent anti-Falun Gong organization under…
Rank this Week: 179

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
  • Feb 13

    Additional Thoughts on the Passing of Justice Scalia

    Additional Thoughts on the Passing of Justice Scalia
    In addition to what I’ve posted at Balkanization, I want to add a couple of further technical things. Some discussion is already underway about the relevance of Justice Abe Fortas’s inability to get confirmed as Chief Justice Earl…
  • Feb 13

    FAN 97.1 (First Amendment News) — Justice Scalia Dies — Free-Speech Legacy

    FAN 97.1 (First Amendment News) — Justice Scalia Dies — Free-Speech Legacy
    Updated: 2/13/16: 10:32 p.m.  Justice Antonin Scalia died in Texas earlier today. Those of us who follow the Court are shaken by the news and extend our condolences to the Justice’s family. *  * * * During the Term of the…
  • Feb 12

    Staying Alive

    Staying Alive
    I’ve made a related point before, but I think it’s misguided for the Court to issue a stay on an issue as important as the regulations to implement the climate change agreement without an explanation. While the Justices cannot be…
Rank this Week: 78

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/
  • Feb 13

    [David Bernstein] Flashback: Senate Democrats in 1960 pass resolution against election-year Supreme Court recess appointment

    [David Bernstein] Flashback: Senate Democrats in 1960 pass resolution against election-year Supreme Court recess appointment
    Thanks to a VC commenter, I discovered that in August 1960, the Democrat-controlled Senate passed a resolution, S.RES. 334, “Expressing the sense of the Senate that the president should not make recess appointments to the Supreme…
  • Feb 13

    [Jonathan H. Adler] On election year Supreme Court vacancie

    [Jonathan H. Adler] On election year Supreme Court vacancie
    The news of Justice Scalia’s death has prompted substantial speculation about his potential replacement.  Before anyone has even had time to reflect meaningfully on the loss of a legal giant, politicians and pundits are already…
  • Feb 13

    [David Bernstein] Scalia and the Fortas Precedent

    [David Bernstein] Scalia and the Fortas Precedent
    My condolences to the Scalia family and all who loved the late Justice. My Twitter feed is filled with Democrats loudly protesting that Senate Republicans wouldn’t dare to refuse to confirm a suitably qualified Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 5

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    A Remembrance and A Suggestion

    A Remembrance and A Suggestion
    Though Justice Scalia did not know me, he had a significant influence on my life.  In 1994, I was a college student trying to decide whether to attend law school or pursue a career in the foreign service.  I had the good fortune to…
  • Feb 13

    Antonin Scalia, Rest in Peace

    Antonin Scalia, Rest in Peace
    Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in his sleep Saturday at a luxury resort in West Texas, according to initial reports from San Antonio media and the New York Times.I send my most heartfelt and sincere condolences to the Justice's family and…
  • Feb 11

    From Selma to Ferguson

    From Selma to Ferguson
    Yesterday the Department of Justice sued Ferguson, Missouri, following the collapse of the settlement to overhaul that city's police department to remedy a long history of civil rights abuses. Stephen Rushin (who teaches at the University of…
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Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Feb 13

    Setback for Anti-Abortion Group That Secretly Filmed Video

    Setback for Anti-Abortion Group That Secretly Filmed Video
    New York Times (Feb. 7, 2016): Federal Judge Orders Abortion Foes Not to Release Secretly Filmed Videos, by Barry Meier: A federal court judge has dealt a blow to the instigators of last summer's smear campaign accusing Planned Parenthood…
  • Feb 12

    Gene Editing Permitted in Britain

    Gene Editing Permitted in Britain
    New York Times (Feb. 2, 2016): Britain Allows New Method to Edit Genes, by Nicholas Wade: Gene editing refers to cutting and pasting DNA in and out of human embryos, eggs and sperm. Used for reproductive purposes, these alterations would...
  • Feb 11

    CRR organizes a rally for WWH v. Hellerstedt argument

    CRR organizes a rally for WWH v. Hellerstedt argument
    The Center for Reproductive Rights is organizing a rally in D.C. on March 2 for the Supreme Court argument of Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstedt (formerly Cole). The case challenges a Texas law which will result in the closure of...
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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/
  • Feb 13

    R.I.P. Scalia. His passing means the Clean Power Plan will likely survive.

    R.I.P. Scalia. His passing means the Clean Power Plan will likely survive.
    As many of us are just learning, Justice Antonin Scalia died overnight while vacationing at a West Texas hunting resort. And while that news settles, already speculation and punditry is exploding in both traditional and social media. The most…
  • Feb 12

    Are there opportunities for local government in the sharing economy?

    Are there opportunities for local government in the sharing economy?
    Local governments spend a lot of time these days thinking about how to regulate the sharing economy. But are there opportunities local governments should be seizing that the new platform-based businesses offer? If this question interests you,…
  • Feb 11

    CityLab features work integrating transferable sharing rights into London's sharing economy

    CityLab features work integrating transferable sharing rights into London's sharing economy
    Late last year, I was approached by several computer scientists about their desire to propose a regulatory system for short-term rentals in London based upon the transferable sharing rights model I had proposed in an article forthcoming from…
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International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    Call for Papers: Law between Global and Colonial: Techniques of Empire (Reminder)

    Call for Papers: Law between Global and Colonial: Techniques of Empire (Reminder)
    The Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Helsinki has issued a call for papers for a conference on "Law between Global and Colonial: Techniques of Empire," to be held October 3-5, 2016.…
  • Feb 13

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 20, no. 2, 2016) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: Comparative regional protection frameworks for refugees: norms and norm entrepreneursSusan Kneebone, Comparative…
  • Feb 13

    New Issue: Human Rights & International Legal Discourse

    New Issue: Human Rights & International Legal Discourse
    The latest issue of Human Rights & International Legal Discourse (Vol. 9, no. 2, 2015) is out. Contents include:C. Breen, Progressing towards Peace? States’ Extraterritorial Obligations in Peace Operations and the Added Value of…
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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/
  • Feb 13

    Justice Scalia

    Justice Scalia
    Justice Scalia was a giant among giants. It is not an exaggeration to say he was the most influential Supreme Court Justice in the past 30 years. Whether you agreed with him or not, his importance cannot be underestimated. Because there have…
  • Feb 13

    What's Obama's Best Move?

    What's Obama's Best Move?
    Scalia is dead. The Republicans control the Senate. There's an election in 9 months. Assume Obama's goal is to shove the Court as far to the left as possible, relative to the likely alternatives. What should he do? I assume the Republicans…
  • Feb 13

    Does Donald Trump Have Standing to Keep Ted Cruz off of the Ballot?

    Does Donald Trump Have Standing to Keep Ted Cruz off of the Ballot?
    The other day Donald Trump claimed, on Twitter, that he has standing to challenge Ted Cruz's eligibility to be president. The substantive question revolves around whether Cruz is a "natural born citizen" because he was born in…
Rank this Week: 100

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: 125

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Feb 13

    In Memoriam: Justice Antonin Scalia

    In Memoriam: Justice Antonin Scalia
    The Washington Post obituary is here. In a statement Saturday, Chief Justice John G. Roberts said: “On behalf of the Court and retired Justices, I am saddened to report that our colleague Justice Antonin Scalia has passed away. He was...
  • Feb 11

    Three-Judge Court Orders North Carolina to Redraw District

    Three-Judge Court Orders North Carolina to Redraw District
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School A three-judge federal district court last week ruled in Harris v. McCrory that two of North Carolina's congressional districts violated equal protection, because the state impermissibly used race as…
  • Feb 10

    Wadhia on Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration

    Wadhia on Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration
    Check out the ACSBlog, where Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia (Penn State) writes about her new book, Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial Direscretion in Immigration Cases. With the Court's review of DAPA looming, Prof. Wadhia writes,…
Rank this Week: 1062

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 1645

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/
  • Feb 13

    The best cities for young attorneys as ranked by preLaw Magazine

    The best cities for young attorneys as ranked by preLaw Magazine
    Based on a ranking system that takes into account mean salaries, the per capita number of young people inhabiting the city and a "cultural index," among other factors, PreLaw Magazine has come up with a list of the 20 best...
  • Feb 13

    Happy Valentine’s Day!

    Happy Valentine’s Day!
    In honor of the day, here’s Dean Martin singing “That’s Amore!” (ljs)
  • Feb 13

    Revised D.C. Rules for Bar Admission: The Trend?

    Revised D.C. Rules for Bar Admission: The Trend?
    The revisions and the issues raised exemplify what other bars are thinking and doing. The revised rule adopts the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) and establishes the District of Columbia as a UBE jurisdiction. It also imposes a limit on the...
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Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Feb 13

    Scalia RIP

    Scalia RIP
    US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is dead at 79. My condolences to his family and loved ones. He will be missed by many. His death also presents President Obama with a chance to alter the Supreme Court for quite...
  • Feb 12

    The Women's Suffrage Movement in Switzerland

    The Women's Suffrage Movement in Switzerland
    “Changing the situation was not possible without the vote of the women and the women didn’t have the vote” [1]. In any given country, the fight for women’s suffrage is greatly influenced by the electoral system, societal views and…
  • Feb 11

    The Suffrage Movement in Quebec

    The Suffrage Movement in Quebec
    Quebec, as always, has a unique and solitary history, and was the last province in Canada to achieve women’s suffrage. Despite the extension of federal franchise to women in 1918, and the Persons Case in 1929 which made women eligible...
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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/
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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/
  • Feb 13

    Justice Scalia Die

    Justice Scalia Die
    Justice Scalia has died, a fact said to be confirmed by the Governor of Texas. Scalia was on a quail-hunting trip in Texas; although the reports say he died in his sleep. While family and friends mourn, the rest of … Continue reading…
  • Feb 12

    Repeated.donor.miracle

    Repeated.donor.miracle
    That’s the address for the MiamiLaw quadrangle’s center point, as assigned by the exciting new mapping software from What3Words. Our Dean will love that.
  • Feb 11

    Figure

    Figure
    Baby carrots are not baby carrots. I should probably add a category for “stuff everyone else knew.” But, even though I had vaguely wondered how it could be economic to grow so many carrots and harvest them at a tiny ……
Rank this Week: 16

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/
Rank this Week: 2138

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 13

    Careers in International Antitrust Law and Practical Tips For International Practitioners - Wednesday, March 9, 2016

    Careers in International Antitrust Law and Practical Tips For International Practitioners - Wednesday, March 9, 2016
    The ABA Section of Antitrust Law’s International Committee and George Mason University School of Law Present Careers in International Antitrust Law and Practical Tips For International Practitioners Wednesday, March 9, 2016 8:30-9a.m. EST…
  • Feb 13

    The School of Law of the University of…

    The School of Law of the University of Nottingham organises a workshop to honour Professor William Kovacic as the 2016 J.C. Smith Trust Fund Senior Visiting Scholar. The workshop is entitled ‘Competition Enforcement: How Private Rights of…
  • Feb 12

    Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide

    Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide
    Julian Pena and Marcelo Calliari have edited Competition Law in Latin America: A Practical Guide. BOOK ABSTRACT: In the past few years Latin American countries have taken giant steps to reposition their competition authorities in the global…
Rank this Week: 25

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 13

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    Walmart Sues Puerto Rico Over 91.5% Tax Rate Applicable Only To Walmart Federal Student Aid, Not Faculty Salaries, Is Primary Driver Of Escalating Tuition The Big Winner In Today's Super Bowl: The California Tax Man NY Times: The Academic…
  • Feb 13

    Help! My Dean Won't Let Me Blog

    Help! My Dean Won't Let Me Blog
    Jeffrey Harrison (Florida), Help! My Dean Won't Let Me Blog: The handful of you who come to this blog may wonder why I have not been blogging (although I am sure my anonymous internet stalker is probably relieved). It's my Dean. I used to…
  • Feb 13

    When To Submit Articles To The Yale Law Journal

    When To Submit Articles To The Yale Law Journal
    Yale Law Journal Releases Guidelines and Data on When To Submit Articles and Essays: “When is the best time to submit my Article?” This is one of the most common questions that the Yale Law Journal (YLJ) receives. The Journal does not…
Rank this Week: 104

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Feb 13

    On the Job! Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, University of MN Law School

    On the Job! Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, University of MN Law School
    The Human Rights Center at the University of Minnesota Law School is seeking an Executive Director. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2016. The Executive Director will oversee administration and management of the Human Rights…
  • Feb 13

    Introducing Radhika Kapoor

    Introducing Radhika Kapoor
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Radhika Kapoor as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Radhika studies law at one of India’s premier legal institutions and will graduate in August. She has a keen interest in international…
  • Feb 13

    Incendiary Media Use and The Failure of the Rwandan Case

    Incendiary Media Use and The Failure of the Rwandan Case
    Use of the media is a powerful tool in crimes against humanity for the following reasons: it allows the wielder to shape contemporary discourse; it helps desensitise and marginalise those who are not being targeted; and it can successfully…
Rank this Week: 55

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/
  • Feb 13

    The Lawfare Podcast: Daniel Placek on Darkode

    The Lawfare Podcast: Daniel Placek on Darkode
    Last week as part of the University of Texas at Austin Strauss Center's conference on "The Frontiers of Cybersecurity Policy and Law," Daniel Placek, formerly one of the key figures behind the underground hacker…
  • Feb 12

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The United States and Russia have announced agreement on a ceasefire in Syria set take effect next week. The plan will move forward the delivery of much needed aid to besieged Syrian cities. The New York Times writes that, if…
  • Feb 12

    How Concerned Should We Be about IoT Vulnerability?

    How Concerned Should We Be about IoT Vulnerability?
    In 2006, when the Office of the Director of National Intelligence provided its first "Annual Threat Asssessment" top billing went to the "Global Jihadist Threat."  Rounding out the top three concerns, Director Negroponte mentioned the…
Rank this Week: 56

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 13

    Australian Doctors Resist Deportation of Infant Patient

    Australian Doctors Resist Deportation of Infant Patient
    From Euronews: Protesters have turned out in support of medical staff in Australia, who are refusing to release a baby girl facing repatriation to an offshore immigration detention camp. She has been treated for serious burns in the city…
  • Feb 13

    Trump Runs Incendiary Immigration Ads in South Carolina

    Trump Runs Incendiary Immigration Ads in South Carolina
    As the New York Times reports, Donald Trump’s campaign has released a television ad focused on the 2008 murder of a Black teenage athlete in Los Angeles by an undocumented immigrant, who was later sentenced to death for the murder....
  • Feb 13

    DAPA, "Lawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem by Anil Kalhan

    DAPA, "Lawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem by Anil Kalhan
    In DAPA, "Lawful Presence," and the Illusion of a Problem, Anil Kalhan responds to Michael Kagan's post on the significance to the language in the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA)…
Rank this Week: 110

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Feb 13

    The Development of Legal Education in India

    The Development of Legal Education in India
    I recently participated in the "Mega IP Fiesta" at VIT Law School, Chennai, India, where I gave a talk titled "Copyright & Cultural Production." It was my first visit to India, and all too brief! In any case, I had...
  • Feb 13

    ABA Business Law Section 2016 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Award

    ABA Business Law Section 2016 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Award
    The ABA Business Law Section is soliciting nominations for its 2016 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards, in the following categories: Academic, Attorney (outside counsel), Nonprofit In-House Counsel, and Young Attorney (under 35 years old or…
  • Feb 4

    Johnston: Legality of Private Foundation Involvement in Trump Event

    Johnston: Legality of Private Foundation Involvement in Trump Event
    David Cay Johnston (Syracuse) published " Was Involvement of Private Foundation in Trump Event Illegal?" in the February 1st 1edition of TaxAnalysts: Did Donald Trump violate the law January 28 by involving his private foundation in…
Rank this Week: 1070

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 13

    Is It Affordable To Get Help From A Financial Advisor?

    Is It Affordable To Get Help From A Financial Advisor?
    There are many people who neglect to get the assistance of an experienced financial advisor because they think that it might not be affordable. This article explains why getting the professional assistance of an experienced financial advisor…
  • Feb 13

    Estate Basis Reporting Deadline Delayed By IRS

    Estate Basis Reporting Deadline Delayed By IRS
    The deadline for reporting the basis of property distributed from a decedent’s estate has once again been delayed by the IRS. “Notice 2016-19 provides that statements required under section 6035 of the tax code, regarding the basis of…
  • Feb 13

    Love And Hate Off The 18th Green

    Love And Hate Off The 18th Green
    A battle between spouses is playing out along the manicured fairways and greens of the St. Louis Country Club as a wealthy family fights among themselves over a sizable inheritance. The trouble stems from a dispute over the use of...
Rank this Week: 1657

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: 1071

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 232

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    Triumph and Tragedy: A Lesson in Equipoise

    Triumph and Tragedy: A Lesson in Equipoise
    The story of Jenrry Mejia, the first major league baseball player to receive a lifetime ban for taking Performance Enhancing Drugs, reads like a movie script. Mejia was just 17 when he was drafted out of a life of poverty in the Dominican…
  • Feb 10

    Navigating the Legal Risks of Daily Fantasy Sports: Full, Published Article Now Available

    Navigating the Legal Risks of Daily Fantasy Sports: Full, Published Article Now Available
    It is my pleasure to announce that Illinois Law Review has published the final version of my article "Navigating the Legal Risks of Daily Fantasy Sports."  Coinciding with formal publication, I have also made available on SSRN Sections V…
  • Feb 9

    A Dream Better Deferred

    A Dream Better Deferred
    Sports and Bioethics have converged once again. In August, a half million tourists, journalists and athletes from literally all over the world are scheduled to travel to Brazil for the Summer Games. The problem is Brazil is Ground Zero for…
Rank this Week: 109

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/
  • Feb 13

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 265 The Insanity Defense: Nine Myths that Will Not Go Away Michael L. Perlin New York Law School Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2016 2 197 The Constitution...
  • Feb 12

    Brown on Natapoff on Misdemeanor Decriminalization

    Brown on Natapoff on Misdemeanor Decriminalization
    Darryl K. Brown (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted Decriminalization, Regulation, Privatization: A Response to Professor Natapoff (Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 69, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This short comment on…
  • Feb 12

    Perlin & Lynch on Criminology, Scientific Discoveries and the Criminal Proce

    Perlin & Lynch on Criminology, Scientific Discoveries and the Criminal Proce
    Michael L. Perlin and Alison J. Lynch (New York Law School and Disability Rights New York) have posted 'In the Wasteland of Your Mind': Criminology, Scientific Discoveries and the Criminal Process (Virginia Journal of Criminal Law,…
Rank this Week: 1669

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Feb 13

    Russia’s Short-Sighted Approach to the Georgia Investigation

    Russia’s Short-Sighted Approach to the Georgia Investigation
    by Kevin Jon Heller According to a recent article in Agenda.ge, Russia has announced that it will not cooperate with the ICC's formal investigation into the situation in Georgia: Russia’s Ministry of Justice issued a statement…
  • Feb 10

    International Law Movie

    International Law Movie
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon After attending a great panel at ESIL in 2014 on International Law and Film, I’ve been thinking about how to integrate film into my public international law class. I’ve compiled a list of…
  • Feb 8

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”

    The First Annual Michael Lewis Memorial Teleforum on “Defining the Law of War”
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku As many of our readers may recall, the late Professor Michael Lewis was a great friend of this blog and an important voice in U.S. international law and national security scholarship.  To honor his memory,…
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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/
  • Feb 13

    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump
    Well. What shall I say about Donald Trump? I've already suggested that he's going to run to the left of Hillary Clinton as soon as he gets the Republican nomination. (Or maybe I should say, if he gets the Republican...
  • Feb 12

    Lateral Faculty Move: Carrissa and Andy Hessick From Utah to UNC

    Lateral Faculty Move: Carrissa and Andy Hessick From Utah to UNC
    Professor and Associate Dean Carissa Hessick and Professor Andy Hessick of the University of Utah College of Law have accepted appointments on the University of North Carolina Law faculty, starting this fall.
  • Feb 12

    UC Hastings Seeks Innovation Law VAP

    UC Hastings Seeks Innovation Law VAP
    This just in: The University of California Hastings College of the Law is seeking candidates for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Institute for Innovation Law. We are now accepting applications for a two-year appointment that…
Rank this Week: 149

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: 2511

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Feb 13

    Another Recent Case in Which the Maryland AG's Office Claimed an Alibi Hurt a Defendant

    Another Recent Case in Which the Maryland AG's Office Claimed an Alibi Hurt a Defendant
    On January 27th, the Court of Appeals of Maryland issued its opinion in Seward v. State. In the case, Around noon on July 26, 1984, a man knocked on Phyllis Diacont’s ("Diacont") door and asked to use her phone after...
  • Feb 12

    A Brady Violation in Picture

    A Brady Violation in Picture
    I've gotten a lot of questions about whether Adnan's attorney, Justin Brown, raised a Brady/cell tower/Exhibit 31 claim at the reopened PCR proceedings. Sometimes, a picture really does tell a thousand words. Coreworkflow, the company that…
  • Feb 11

    Wrap-Up of Adnan's Reopened PCR Proceedings: Addendum

    Wrap-Up of Adnan's Reopened PCR Proceedings: Addendum
    While writing my post yesterday, I realized that Griffin v. Warden, Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center, 970 F.2d 1355 (4th Cir. 1992) is not only a very helpful case for Adnan under the "unreasonable performance" prong of the…
Rank this Week: 1063

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Feb 13

    Judge Issues New Order Against Enforcing Louisiana Abortion Law

    Judge Issues New Order Against Enforcing Louisiana Abortion Law
    From ABC News: A federal judge in Louisiana has issued a new order blocking the state from enforcing a law that he says would keep most women from getting abortions. Attorneys for the state immediately asked Judge John deGravelles to...
  • Feb 12

    Pregnancy Clinics Fight for Right to Deny Abortion Information

    Pregnancy Clinics Fight for Right to Deny Abortion Information
    From The New York Times: “Free Pregnancy Testing,” reads the large sign in front of the East County Pregnancy Care Clinic, on a busy intersection of this impoverished city east of San Diego. Inside the clinic, a woman will not...
  • Feb 11

    Fear Factor: Meeting with a Family Law Attorney

    Fear Factor: Meeting with a Family Law Attorney
    From The Charlotte Observer: “I have an appointment this afternoon with a family law attorney.” “Oh no. I’m so sorry. So, you are going through a divorce?” “What? No, no. I just want to ask some questions. Do you think...
Rank this Week: 1658

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Feb 13

    Lobbying and Fraud

    Lobbying and Fraud
    In recent years, and particularly since the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC, 558 U.S. 310 (2010), there have been increasing calls for the SEC to require public companies to disclose their spending on political…
  • Feb 12

    Negative Interest Rate

    Negative Interest Rate
    A while ago, I discussed the possible implication of negative interest rates on the definition of security. For those of you interested in the general topic of negative interest rates, today's New York Times has a very good discussion of...
  • Feb 12

    Running, The Olympic Trials for the Marathon, and the Practice of Law

    Running, The Olympic Trials for the Marathon, and the Practice of Law
    Even though I have never participated in a single Yoga class, I enjoyed my co-editor Joan Heminway’s Yoga Analogy Post from a couple weeks ago. Her post inspired this analogy post about running and the law. While I am not...
Rank this Week: 1673

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Litigation & Literature in the N.Y. Courts: Shaw, Shakespeare, and Sherlock, Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 6:00-7:30 PM, New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44th Street, NYC.  This program from the Historical Society of the New…
  • Feb 11

    Call for Submissions: Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum

    Call for Submissions: Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum
    We have the following call for submissions (note that this year's forum specifically calls for "Law and humanities" submissions):Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty ForumRequest for SubmissionsJune 28-29, 2016, Yale Law SchoolYale, Stanford,…
  • Feb 11

    Hickford on Prerogative Land Grants in Early NZ

    Hickford on Prerogative Land Grants in Early NZ
    Mark Hickford, Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Law, has posted “Settling Some Very Important Principles of Colonial Law”: Three “Forgotten” Cases of the 1840s, published in Victoria University of…
Rank this Week: 866

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Feb 12

    Behrens & Hitchcock Fat Boy (Napa Valley) 2004

    Behrens & Hitchcock Fat Boy (Napa Valley) 2004
    I served this mostly Merlot (91%) wine with Mushroom Stroganoff (using this recipe). Recipe tweaks included used 8 ounces cremini mushrooms instead of the portobellos and adding reconstituted dried... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Feb 11

    Eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Eliminate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Alden Abbott reports: In my Heritage Foundation Legal Memorandum published yesterday, I call for elimination of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), on constitutional and economic policy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Feb 11

    Americans really are in a populist mood, if their attitude towards executive compensation is any evidence

    Americans really are in a populist mood, if their attitude towards executive compensation is any evidence
    Broc Romanek: Here’s the teaser for this new set of survey results from Stanford: Recently, the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University conducted a nationwide survey of 1,202... [[ This is a content summary only.…
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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/
  • Feb 12

    Sale To Friend Draws Indefinite Suspension

    Sale To Friend Draws Indefinite Suspension
    The Kansas Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended an attorney convicted of drug offense On May 13, 2014, the Douglas County, Kansas, District Attorney's office filed an amended information charging the respondent with two counts of…
  • Feb 11

    Child Of The Judge

    Child Of The Judge
    A new opinion from the Florida Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee ISSUES Whether potential ethical violations are raised for a judge when a law firm publicly acknowledges, promotes, or markets the fact that an attorney with the law firm is…
  • Feb 11

    Late-Writing Bar Applicant Denied Admission (For Now)

    Late-Writing Bar Applicant Denied Admission (For Now)
    The Ohio Supreme Court has denied admission to an applicant who was found to have twice written after time was called on the bar examination. Lingyu Jia of Columbus, Ohio, is a 2013 graduate of the Case Western Reserve University...
Rank this Week: 708

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Feb 12

    Dr. Larry Arnn On The Results Of The New Hampshire Primary

    Dr. Larry Arnn On The Results Of The New Hampshire Primary
    HH: The world is upside down. We’ve gone back to the 60s. Bernie Sanders is going to be the next president. And I have called upon my friend, Dr. Larry Arnn, to dedicate the Hillsdale Dialogue this week to move it forward and bring us…
  • Feb 12

    Less Is More (Where GOP Candidates Are Concerned)

    Less Is More (Where GOP Candidates Are Concerned)
    By Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy Let the winnowing begin. The day after Donald Trump dominated the New Hampshire primary by taking 35% of the vote and ten delegates, New Jersey governor and former federal prosecutor Chris Christie and former…
  • Feb 11

    From The Archives: Ohio Governor John Kasich 2010 Interview On His Autobiography “Every Other Monday”

    From The Archives: Ohio Governor John Kasich 2010 Interview On His Autobiography “Every Other Monday”
    Suddenly Ohio Governor John Kasich is a subject of the sort of intense scrutiny that the other major contenders have been under for months.  I always try and help my colleagues in the MSM out, so here is an id-depth interview the…
Rank this Week: 1766

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/
  • Feb 12

    Firms and Fiduciarie

    Firms and Fiduciarie
    Scholarship on fiduciary law is enjoying a new burst of energy in the U.S., and I am grateful to be...
  • Feb 11

    Financial Regulation By Deal, Again

    Financial Regulation By Deal, Again
    How should we regulate the derivatives markets? Dodd-Frank gave the CFTC (and SEC, for securities derivatives) the power to act....
  • Feb 9

    Timothy Geithner's Semi-Charmed Life

    Timothy Geithner's Semi-Charmed Life
    Former NY Fed Chair, Secretary of Treasury, and tax scofflaw Timothy Geithner is in the news again. The now-president of...
Rank this Week: 239

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/
  • Feb 12

    People v. McCarthy (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 11, 2016)

    People v. McCarthy (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 11, 2016)
    A statute says that you can impose a particular form of restitution "for felony violations of" Statute X.Defendant is convicted of violating Statute Y.  Some, but not all, activities that would violate Statute Y would also violate…
  • Feb 12

    In Re Donovan L. (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 11, 2016)

    In Re Donovan L. (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 11, 2016)
    "Shannon was married to Donovan at the time of DJ's conception in 2010 and birth in 2011. In 2010, Shannon had an affair with David and informed him she was pregnant. David did not seek involvement in Shannon's pregnancy or DJ's rearing until…
  • Feb 10

    Catalina Island Yacht Club v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 4, 2015)

    Catalina Island Yacht Club v. Superior Court (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 4, 2015)
    Nothing from the Ninth Circuit or California Court of Appeal so far today.So let's go back a tiny bit and give a cheer for Justice Aronson.The first paragraph of this opinion makes crystal clear both what the case is about as well as what the…
Rank this Week: 785

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    Rules of Engagement for Valentine's Day

    Rules of Engagement for Valentine's Day
    I talked about the rules of engagement for Valentine's Day in this YouTube video from Georgetown.The Note on which this is based can be found here.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Feb 10

    Reading list: Feminist values in the Archive of Our Own

    Reading list: Feminist values in the Archive of Our Own
    Casey Fiesler et al. have written An Archive of Their Own: A Case Study of Feminist HCI and Values in Design (CHI 2016), a paper about feminist principles and human-computer interaction in the Archive of Our Own.  As a noncommercial…
  • Feb 8

    From tarnished financial brand to ashy whiskey?

    From tarnished financial brand to ashy whiskey?
    This story about Lehman Brothers whiskey is ... well, it is what it is.  I'm not sure I've seen a similar use of an abandoned mark before.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
Rank this Week: 334

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Feb 12

    Public Rights in the Private Western Landscape

    Public Rights in the Private Western Landscape
    This past weekend, weather and stream flows cooperated enough that I could justify spending a day chasing steelhead. The high winter flows do challenge my already limited angling skills, so I spent the day searching for any kind of…
  • Feb 12

    Seto on A Forced Labor Theory of Property and Taxation

    Seto on A Forced Labor Theory of Property and Taxation
    Theodore Seto (Loyola - LA) has posted A Forced Labor Theory of Property and Taxation (Book Chapter)on SSRN. Here's the abstract: One of the great accomplishments of civilization is to force its members to work and save more than they...
  • Feb 11

    Form-Based Zoning Sweeps Through Connecticut

    Form-Based Zoning Sweeps Through Connecticut
    The Connecticut Mirror takes a look at the rise of form-based zoning in the Constitution State. Special kudos to UConn property professor Sara Bronin who spearheaded the two-year revision of Hartford's zoning code: In the next few years…
Rank this Week: 1644