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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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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: 27

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 5

    Mice Are Living Much Longer Lives, And Humans Could Be Next

    Mice Are Living Much Longer Lives, And Humans Could Be Next
    Scientists have been able to increase the lifespan of mice by as much as 35 percent, and many researchers believe that this type of advanced medical technology could potentially help humans live much longer and healthier lives. “They…
  • Feb 5

    Estate Planning For An Unplanned Early Retirement

    Estate Planning For An Unplanned Early Retirement
    People do not always retire when they plan on it, and an unplanned event that causes an early retirement will have estate planning implications. This article discusses the steps that people should take if they find themselves in a…
  • Feb 5

    New Book On Jury Charges For Texas Family Law And Probate

    New Book On Jury Charges For Texas Family Law And Probate
    The 2016 edition of Texas Pattern Jury Charges—Family & Probate has recently been published by Texas Bar Books and is now available. Provided below is a description of the book: The assistance that this excellent resource offers extends…
Rank this Week: 51

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 5

    Touro’s Journal of Experiential Learning

    Touro’s Journal of Experiential Learning
    Volume 1, No.2 (Fall 2015) is now out (here). It offers articles on incubator and residency programs. Here is the table of contents: Introduction Incubator Development at Home and Abroad: Anecdotal Stories from the Trenches Fred Rooney, Guest…
  • Feb 5

    One professor's classroom experiment requiring students to take notes by hand

    One professor's classroom experiment requiring students to take notes by hand
    In this Chronicle of Higher Ed story, a professor of journalism at University of Kansas talks about her decision in 2013 to ban laptops from the classroom and instead require students to take notes by hand. Though the evidence is...
  • Feb 4

    Judicial Education and the Art of Judging

    Judicial Education and the Art of Judging
    The Journal of Dispute Resolution (here) has published an issue on the subject. Here is the Table of Contents: PDF Judicial Education and Regulatory Capture: Does the Current System of Educating Judges Promote a Well-Functioning Judiciary and…
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Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Edited by I. Richard Gershon, Paul E. McGreal and Cynthia L. Fountaine.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • Feb 5

    Drowning Bunnie

    Drowning Bunnie
    [by Rick Bales] The president of Mount Saint Mary College apparently told some faculty members they need to change the way they think about struggling students, saying “This is hard for you because you think of the students as cuddly...
  • Jan 29

    Growing the Pie

    Growing the Pie
    [by Rick Bales] I found this chart from a recent article in The Economist surprising -- the U.S. significantly lags Australia, Britain, and Canada in the percentage of higher-education students hailing from foreign countries -- and this…
  • Jan 12

    Henderson/McEntee/Shepard Propose Changes to US News' Methodology

    Henderson/McEntee/Shepard Propose Changes to US News' Methodology
    Kyle McEntee of Law School Transparency has an interesting post today at Above the Law. It discusses a letter he, Bill Henderson and former Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court Randall Shepard (who was also the Chair of the...
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Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

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

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Feb 5

    "Two Views of First Amendment Thought Privacy"

    "Two Views of First Amendment Thought Privacy"
    Recently published on SSRN (and forthcoming in University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law): "Two Views of First Amendment Thought Privacy" ADAM J. KOLBER, Brooklyn Law School For centuries, our thought privacy has been…
  • Feb 2

    "Neuroprediction: New Technology, Old Problems"

    "Neuroprediction: New Technology, Old Problems"
    Recently published on SSRN (and Bioethica Forum, Vol. 8 (2015) and University of Pennsylvania Law School Public Law Research Paper 16-1): "Neuroprediction: New Technology, Old Problems" STEPHEN MORSE, University of Pennsylvania Law School…
  • Feb 1

    Neurointerventions for Criminal Rehabilitation – Do They Differ From Existing Penal Methods in a Morally Significant Manner? (Guest Post: Jonathan Pugh)

    Neurointerventions for Criminal Rehabilitation – Do They Differ From Existing Penal Methods in a Morally Significant Manner? (Guest Post: Jonathan Pugh)
    There has been increasing interest in the criminal justice applications of interventions that exert a direct biological effect on the brain. In some cases in the US, offenders have been made to take anti-psychotic drugs in order to restore…
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Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Feb 5

    Lots of end-of-the-week notable capital punishment storie

    Lots of end-of-the-week notable capital punishment storie
    A busy day of teaching and other work activies has prevented me from posting about a number of interesting death penalty stories and commentaries I noticed in the media recently. Here are headlines and links to serve as a kind...
  • Feb 4

    "Obey All Laws and Be Good: Probation and the Meaning of Recidivism"

    "Obey All Laws and Be Good: Probation and the Meaning of Recidivism"
    The title of this post is the title of this timely new article authored by Fiona Doherty and now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Probation is the most commonly imposed criminal sentence in the United States, with nearly...
  • Feb 4

    Detailing shrinking number of states still denying federal benefits to former drug felon

    Detailing shrinking number of states still denying federal benefits to former drug felon
    The Marshall Project has this intriguing new piece on the modern reality and reform of collateral consequences headlined "Six States Where Felons Can’t Get Food Stamps: Few holdouts remain, as drug-war-era bans on benefits are…
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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 5

    Friedland on Riley v. California and Stickine

    Friedland on Riley v. California and Stickine
    Steven Friedland (Elon University School of Law) has posted Riley v. California and the Stickiness Principle (Duke Law & Technology Review, Vol. 14, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: “Law is a way of reimagining the real.” –…
  • Feb 5

    Skeem, Monahan & Lovenkamp on Gender and Risk Assessment

    Skeem, Monahan & Lovenkamp on Gender and Risk Assessment
    Jennifer L. Skeem , John Monahan and Christopher T. Lowenkamp (University of California, Berkeley , University of Virginia School of Law and Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts) have posted…
  • Feb 5

    Mannheimer on The Local-Control Model of the Fourth Amendment

    Mannheimer on The Local-Control Model of the Fourth Amendment
    Michael Mannheimer (Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law) has posted The Local-Control Model of the Fourth Amendment on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Fourth Amendment doctrine has been home to two competing models: the…
Rank this Week: 110

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 5

    Number Of Americans Renouncing Their U.S. Citizenship Hits All-Time High: Up 25% From 2014, 560% From Bush Administration High

    Number Of Americans Renouncing Their U.S. Citizenship Hits All-Time High: Up 25% From 2014, 560% From Bush Administration High
    International Tax Blog, New Expatriate Record for 2015 – Nearly 4,300 Expatriations: Today the Treasury Department published the names of individuals who renounced their U.S. citizenship or terminated their long-term U.S. residency…
  • Feb 5

    Law Schools With Highest Percentage Of Graduates Who Do Not Use Their J.D. Degree

    Law Schools With Highest Percentage Of Graduates Who Do Not Use Their J.D. Degree
    Nick Selbe (SmartClass), Law Schools Whose Grads Don't Use Their Degrees: Plenty of recent law school grads are learning an unwelcome truth — finding a job that puts their degrees to use is easier said than done. In August 2015, the New…
  • Feb 5

    Weekly Tax Roundup

    Weekly Tax Roundup
    Richard Auxier (TaxVox), Why Are States Letting the NFL Rule Their Sales Tax Out of Bounds? Chris Bailey (Bloomberg BNA), Delaware Enacts Single-Sales Factor Apportionment in a Bid to Encourage New Investment in the State David Baldwin &…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
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Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Feb 5

    The Financial Crisis Penalties Will Never End

    The Financial Crisis Penalties Will Never End
    Today the Fed issued a $131 million penalty against HSBC for playing fast and loose with some of the evidence...
  • Feb 3

    You are your employer

    You are your employer
    . . . when it comes to the company's reputation. At least, that's what argue in this piece over at...
  • Feb 3

    Could A Plaintiffs' Lawyer Join The Chancery Court?

    Could A Plaintiffs' Lawyer Join The Chancery Court?
    If the governor flips a coin, there's a 50% chance that a plaintiffs' lawyer will be the next Chancery Court...
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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/
  • Feb 5

    Breastfeeding at Work

    Breastfeeding at Work
    As we are well aware, breastfeeding in the workplace continues to be a controversial employment law issue. Recent case law and regulations on the topic have helped to provide some guidance on this issue. The United States is not alone...
  • Feb 5

    County Ordinance Establishing "Right to Work" is Preempted

    County Ordinance Establishing "Right to Work" is Preempted
    Mitch Rubinstein reports over at Adjunct Prof Blog that a federal judge in Louisville, Kentucky has struck on NLRA preemption grounds a Hardin County, Kentucky ordinance purporting to establish the county as a right-to-work county. The judge…
  • Feb 5

    NFL's Pension Plan Underfunded

    NFL's Pension Plan Underfunded
    Yesterday's Wall Street Journal reports that the NFL's pension plan is only 72% funded. That's the lowest of the major sports leagues, which average an 85% funding level. rb
Rank this Week: 105

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

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

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 2059

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 5

    Stuard v. Stuard (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 5, 2016)

    Stuard v. Stuard (Cal. Ct. App. - Jan. 5, 2016)
    I'm looking at the caption of the case.  "Stuard v. Stuard".  Divorce case, I assume.Except it's Jeffrey Stuard v. Matthew Stuard.  No biggie.  Gay divorce case.Nope.Not a family law case at all, then.  Brothers…
  • Feb 4

    Smith v. Schiro (9th Cir. - Feb. 4, 2016)

    Smith v. Schiro (9th Cir. - Feb. 4, 2016)
    An test that Robert Smith took when he was 15 years old (in 1964) indicated that he had an I.Q. of 62.  One that he took later that year indicated an I.Q. of 71.Smith committed a murder in 1980.Tests taken in 2005 and 2007 indicated in…
  • Feb 3

    People v. Valenzuela (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 3, 2016)

    People v. Valenzuela (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 3, 2016)
    Defendant carjacks someone, pushing the victim down while her six-year old child stood by crying.  Defendant then speeds off in the vehicle, almost running over a bystander in the process.When the police start a chase, defendant then…
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Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Feb 5

    2016 Mardi Gras Sports Law Moot Court Team Succe

    2016 Mardi Gras Sports Law Moot Court Team Succe
    The Marquette Sports Law Moot Court team advanced to the final eight of the 2016 Mardi Gras Sports Law Invitational Competition hosted by Tulane University Law School. Please congratulate team members Alexa Callahan, Darius Love, and…
  • Feb 4

    Waukesha and Racine Mayors Stake Out Opposing Positions on Water Diversion Application

    Waukesha and Racine Mayors Stake Out Opposing Positions on Water Diversion Application
    Does Waukesha’s application to divert water from Lake Michigan represent the only reasonable option to provide its residents with clean, safe, and sustainable drinking water, or will it cause adverse environmental impacts and set a…
  • Feb 4

    My Annual Super Bowl TV-Size Post

    My Annual Super Bowl TV-Size Post
    It’s almost the time of year when people wonder what size television they can use to display the SuperBowl on. To answer that, I am resurrecting my post from two years ago. Average screen sizes have probably not increased enough to…
Rank this Week: 1139

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 5

    Malheur Occupation/Sagebrush Rebellion Continue

    Malheur Occupation/Sagebrush Rebellion Continue
    When Stephen Miller blogged a week ago about the implications of the occupation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, it seemed like things were winding to a close. Ammon Bundy and the other organizers had been arrested and...
  • Feb 4

    They're making a movie about Jane Jacob

    They're making a movie about Jane Jacob
    It's called A Matter of Death and Life: A Movie about Cities through the Lens of Jane Jacobs. Apparently there was a screening in LA last week. Probably out soon. Here is how the film describes itself: Fifty years ago,...
  • Feb 4

    Did the State of Michigan inversely condemn the entire City of Flint?: Environmental justice meets the Taking Clause

    Did the State of Michigan inversely condemn the entire City of Flint?: Environmental justice meets the Taking Clause
    A complaint filed in mid-January by plaintiffs in Michigan's Court of Claims alleges a novel, and intriguing claim. Taken to its limits, the class action essentially alleges that the State of Michigan inversely condemned the entire City of…
Rank this Week: 575

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 5

    Law and Economics for the Read-Write Generation: A Review of Guido Calabresi’s “The Future of Law and Economics”

    Law and Economics for the Read-Write Generation: A Review of Guido Calabresi’s “The Future of Law and Economics”
    One of the great pleasures of this little book is that it does not attempt to be exhaustive. Reading it feels like being whisked through a behind-the-scenes tour of a chocolate boutique, with the chocolatier himself merely gesturing modestly…
  • Feb 5

    Means and Ends in Law and Economic

    Means and Ends in Law and Economic
    Is law and economics about means, ends, or both? This question, which lies at the heart of Guido Calabresi’s intriguing new book, turns out to have no easy answer.  Law and economics is by turns imperialistic and indifferent, a…
  • Feb 4

    (R)evolution in Law & Economic

    (R)evolution in Law & Economic
    It is a real pleasure to read Guido Calabresi’s The Future of Law and Economics almost 20 years after taking his torts class. Calabresi always struck me as a warm and inspiring presence at Yale. He’s attained eminence as…
Rank this Week: 65

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/
  • Feb 5

    Gardbaum on Proportionality & Postive and Horizontal Right

    Gardbaum on Proportionality & Postive and Horizontal Right
    Stephen Gardbaum (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law) has posted Positive and Horizontal Rights: Proportionality's Next Frontier or a Bridge Too Far? (Proportionality: New Frontiers, New Challenges, Vicki Jackson and…
  • Feb 5

    Seto on a Forced Labor Theory of Property & Taxation

    Seto on a Forced Labor Theory of Property & Taxation
    Theodore P. Seto (Loyola Law School Los Angeles) has posted A Forced Labor Theory of Property and Taxation (The Philosophy of Tax Law (Oxford University Press 2016), Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: One of the great accomplishments…
  • Feb 5

    Samaha on Sequencing Effects in Statutory Interpretation

    Samaha on Sequencing Effects in Statutory Interpretation
    Adam M. Samaha (New York University School of Law) has posted Starting with the Text — On Sequencing Effects in Statutory Interpretation and Beyond (The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 08, 2016 Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
Rank this Week: 44

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 5

    National Security Highlights from the Fifth Democratic Debate

    National Security Highlights from the Fifth Democratic Debate
    On Thursday night, the Democratic presidential candidates took to the stage in New Hampshire for their fifth debate in anticipation of Tuesday’s primary. The debate was moderated by MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and NBC’s Chuck…
  • Feb 5

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    President Obama’s national security aides and top military advisers are pressing him to approve military force in order to counter Islamic State militants that analysts say are forming a new safe haven in Libya. The Washington Post…
  • Feb 5

    Is DOJ Rethinking Material Support Laws and Domestic Terrorism?

    Is DOJ Rethinking Material Support Laws and Domestic Terrorism?
    In December, following the Planned Parenthood shooting and San Bernardino attacks, I shared some thoughts on the differences between domestic and international terrorism laws in the U.S. There, I argued that it was both rational and…
Rank this Week: 96

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Feb 5

    Bills to Curb Forced Arbitration, Split Ninth Circuit Introduced

    Bills to Curb Forced Arbitration, Split Ninth Circuit Introduced
    A bill to prohibit corporations from forcing arbitration of certain disputes, Restoring Statutory Rights Act, S.2506, was introduced on February 4 by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT). Separately, bills were introduced in both the House, H.R.…
  • Feb 2

    New Study Finds "Stunning and Unacceptable Level of Randomly Distributed Justice"

    New Study Finds "Stunning and Unacceptable Level of Randomly Distributed Justice"
    Professor Gary Neustadter of Santa Clara University School of Law has posted on SSRN his article, Randomly Distributed Trial Court Justice: A Case Study and Siren from the Consumer Bankruptcy World. Abstract: Between February 24, 2010 and…
  • Jan 31

    Bill to Federalize Trade Secrets Claims Moves Forward

    Bill to Federalize Trade Secrets Claims Moves Forward
    A bill to extend federal jurisdiction to claims for theft of trade secrets, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (S. 1890), has been reported out of committee to the full chamber. Trade secrets are largely the subject of state...
Rank this Week: 334

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 5

    The Profession of the Privileged

    The Profession of the Privileged
    Last week my Facebook feed lit up after the article by Eric Girard, “What I learned at law school: The poor need not apply”, was published in the Globe. Mr. Girard, a 3rd year student at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of…
  • Feb 5

    DIY A2J 4: Unbundle Your Services, Reinvent Your Billing Model

    DIY A2J 4: Unbundle Your Services, Reinvent Your Billing Model
    To date, my DIY A2J posts have talked about ways that lawyers can improve access to justice in family law matters by disseminating information about family law and dispute resolution processes on a voluntary, pro…
  • Feb 5

    Med-Arb: The Debate Continue

    Med-Arb: The Debate Continue
    A couple years ago Slaw columnists Kari D. Boyle and Ian Mackenzie collaborated on a pair of excellent articles on Med-Arb – Kerri from the mediator perspective and Ian from the adjudication perspective. These articles insightfully…
Rank this Week: 98

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 5

    Why we must protect Central American mothers and children fleeing violence

    Why we must protect Central American mothers and children fleeing violence
    Read more on this topic from the Center for American Progress. KJ
  • Feb 5

    The Foreign Born Players in Super Bowl 50

    The Foreign Born Players in Super Bowl 50
    This Caribbean Today story identifies tow "foreign born" players who will play in Super Bowl 50. On the Carolina Panthers’ side is Star Lotulelei, who moved to the United States at the age of 9 from the Pacific Islands of...
  • Feb 5

    Super Bowl 50 and Human Trafficking

    Super Bowl 50 and Human Trafficking
    Photo courtesy of NFL.com Super Bowl 50 is this Sunday and the parties no doubt will be memorable. Behind the scenes, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been at work in ensuring safety and security for all at this...
Rank this Week: 41

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Feb 5

    U.S. Fortifying Europe’s East to Deter Putin - The New York Time

    U.S. Fortifying Europe’s East to Deter Putin - The New York Time
    WASHINGTON — President Obama plans to substantially increase the deployment of heavy weapons, armored vehicles and other equipment to NATO countries in Central and Eastern Europe, a move that administration officials said was aimed at…
  • Feb 5

    NATO is planning its largest military build-up in eastern Europe since the Cold War - Business Insider

    NATO is planning its largest military build-up in eastern Europe since the Cold War - Business Insider
    Worried since Russia's seizure of Crimea that Moscow could rapidly invade Poland or the Baltic states, the Western military alliance wants to bolster defenses on its eastern flank without provoking the Kremlin by stationing large forces…
  • Feb 5

    A Question of Moral Radicalism - The New York Time

    A Question of Moral Radicalism - The New York Time
    These people were often driven by moral rage and a need to be of pure service to the world. They tend to despise comfort and require a life that is difficult, ascetic and self-sacrificial. They yearn for the feeling that...
Rank this Week: 169

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto.

https://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Feb 5

    Publishing Opportunity: Brazilian Animal Law Journal

    Publishing Opportunity: Brazilian Animal Law Journal
    David Cassuto From the email: Brazilian Animal Law Journal Call for submissions/2016  The Brazilian Animal Law Journal, ISSN 2317-4552, is a quarterly, peer-reviewed law journal, available on…
  • Jan 22

    Voiceless’ Animal Law Toolkit

    Voiceless’ Animal Law Toolkit
    David Cassuto Voiceless, the fabulous Australian Animal Law NGO, has published its Animal Law Toolkit, a highly readable, very useful publication for anyone practicing or interested in animal law.  Get it; read it; tell your friends.
  • Jan 22

    The Inside Story of Bullfighting

    The Inside Story of Bullfighting
    Jaime Rubio Defenders’ Arguments: Disclaimer: First of all, as they will be treated certain thorny issues, I want to make clear that the views, arguments and reasons that are going to be exposed on this post are not the opinions of this…
Rank this Week: 1069

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 5

    More intentional foul

    More intentional foul
    Following on my earlier post, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver now says he will have the league's Competition Committee explore ways to restrict the practice, explicitly recognizing it as an aesthetic concern. But any rule has to consider all…
  • Jan 28

    Intentional fouls and limiting rule

    Intentional fouls and limiting rule
    The NBA practice of intentionally fouling a poor free-throw shooter away from the ball (and the entire play) is spreading. Last week, the Houston Rockets began the second half by having the same player foul an opponent's poor shooter five…
  • Jan 24

    Distributive injustice: An ethical analysis of the NCAA's "collegiate model of athletics" and its jurisprudence

    Distributive injustice: An ethical analysis of the NCAA's "collegiate model of athletics" and its jurisprudence
    I'm pleased to announce the publication of the above-referenced article in The International Sports Law Journal that I co-authored with Richard Southall (South Carolina), which can be downloaded from SSRN here.Abstract:The NCAA’s…
Rank this Week: 524

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 5

    More intentional foul

    More intentional foul
    Following on my earlier post, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver now says he will have the league's Competition Committee explore ways to restrict the practice, explicitly recognizing it as an aesthetic concern. But any rule has to consider all…
  • Feb 5

    Power or Participation? Consensus in Political Deliberation

    Power or Participation? Consensus in Political Deliberation
    How should we structure our democratic institutions? Do we worry about political power, and so seek to maximize the ways in which political authorities are accountable to the public? Here we might emphasize reciprocity as a core feature of…
  • Feb 4

    Maybe they should stop eating cheese, too.

    Maybe they should stop eating cheese, too.
    My Facebook feed is blowing up with snarky comments in response to the CDC's just released report and recommendations on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. As I understand it, researchers have yet to identify any "safe" level of alcohol…
Rank this Week: 59

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 5

    A New Journal on Roman Law and the Roman Law Tradition

    A New Journal on Roman Law and the Roman Law Tradition
    [We have the following announcement.]Interpretatio Prudentium - Roman Law and Roman Law Tradition in Review is a scientific Journal on Roman Law and Roman Law Tradition, edited by the Legal Theory and History – Research Center of the…
  • Feb 5

    Baslar on 50 Years of Turkey's Constitutional Court

    Baslar on 50 Years of Turkey's Constitutional Court
    Kemal Baslar, Ataturk University, has posted 50 Years of the Constitutional Court of Turkey, which appeared in the Justice and Law Review 3 (2012):The Constitutional Court of Turkey is the fifth constitutional court adopting the European…
  • Feb 5

    Hickford on New Zealand's Political Constitutionalism

    Hickford on New Zealand's Political Constitutionalism
    Mark Hickford, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Law at Victoria University of Wellington, has posted The Historical, Political Constitution -- Some Reflections on Political Constitutionalism in New Zealand's History and its Possible Normative…
Rank this Week: 56

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 5

    Competition Law Enforcement of Viet Nam and the Necessity of a Transparent Regional Competition Policy

    Competition Law Enforcement of Viet Nam and the Necessity of a Transparent Regional Competition Policy
    Phan Cong THANH (Vietnam Competition Authority) addresses Competition Law Enforcement of Viet Nam and the Necessity of a Transparent Regional Competition Policy. ABSTRACT: Competition is becoming an important issue among the countries of the…
  • Feb 5

    The Competition Act 2010—the Issues and Development since Coming into Force

    The Competition Act 2010—the Issues and Development since Coming into Force
    Vince Eng Teong SEE (University of Malaya Centre of Regulatory Studies) analyzes The Competition Act 2010—the Issues and Development since Coming into Force. ABSTRACT: Competition law was almost unheard of in the first hundred years after…
  • Feb 5

    Competitive Bundling

    Competitive Bundling
    Jidong Zhou theorizes Competitive Bundling. ABSTRACT: This paper proposes a model of competitive bundling with an arbitrary number of firms. In the regime of pure bundling, we find that relative to separate sales pure bundling tends to raise…
Rank this Week: 37

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

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

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Feb 5

    Super Bowling for Dollar

    Super Bowling for Dollar
    by Jay Marshall Wolman Yesterday, on Twitter (yes, I’m on Twitter @wolmanj), I shared an article by Mike Masnick from 2012 regarding the myth of the Big Game/Super Bowl nomenclature.  It seems the issue is still a popular one on…
  • Feb 4

    Why Are You Giving Fired Employees 21 Days to Consider Severance?

    Why Are You Giving Fired Employees 21 Days to Consider Severance?
    by Jay Marshall Wolman Plenty of employers let go of an employee and give them some prefabricated separation/severance agreement, hoping to pay the now disgruntled former employee to go gentle into that goodnight.  They go online and…
  • Jan 30

    Sono Stato a Roma Ma Non Ho Visto Un Cazzo! (I was in Rome and I didn’t see dick!)

    Sono Stato a Roma Ma Non Ho Visto Un Cazzo! (I was in Rome and I didn’t see dick!)
    Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, visited Rome recently, and in order to avoid offending his delicate sensibilities, the Italians covered up all the dicks and tits on the statues for him. (fonte) (source) It probably comes as no surprise to…
Rank this Week: 415

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 5

    [David Bernstein] The Holocaust as ‘white on white crime’ and other signs of intellectual decay

    [David Bernstein] The Holocaust as ‘white on white crime’ and other signs of intellectual decay
    In a recent post, I alluded to a Facebook post by a recent Oberlin alumna, clearly a political progressive herself, recounting what she described as various anti-Semitic incidents she experienced at the school at the hands of the SJW left. I…
  • Feb 5

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Democrats debate the death penalty

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Democrats debate the death penalty
    Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton spar during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by MSNBC at the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 4. (David…
  • Feb 4

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Clinton has ‘a bunch of litmus tests’ for Supreme Court nominee

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Clinton has ‘a bunch of litmus tests’ for Supreme Court nominee
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a Democratic primary town hall sponsored by CNN on Feb. 3 in Derry, N.H. (John Minchillo/Associated Press) During the Democratic candidate forum in New Hampshire on…
Rank this Week: 9

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Feb 5

    The Trouble With the TPP, Day 25: The Treaties Within the Treaty

    The Trouble With the TPP, Day 25: The Treaties Within the Treaty
    This week's signing of the TPP in New Zealand provides a useful reminder that a potential ratification means committing to far more than just one (very large) trade agreement. One of the Troubles with the TPP is that the intellectual property…
  • Feb 5

    Toronto City Council Sides With CRTC in Rejecting Mayor Tory’s Support of Bell Appeal

    Toronto City Council Sides With CRTC in Rejecting Mayor Tory’s Support of Bell Appeal
    Last month, I wrote about the battle over the future of broadband in Canada with Toronto Mayor John Tory and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson writing to the federal cabinet to support a Bell appeal to overturn a CRTC decision designed to foster…
  • Feb 5

    The TPP, IP and Canada: My Bloomberg TV Interview

    The TPP, IP and Canada: My Bloomberg TV Interview
    I appeared yesterday on Bloomberg Television to discuss the impact of the TPP on Canadian intellectual property law. The discussion focused on the need for consultation and to take a closer look at the provisions in the agreement. The post…
Rank this Week: 364

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: 435

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

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: 288

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 5

    Actual Innocence Not Required To Sue For Legal Malpractice In Iowa

    Actual Innocence Not Required To Sue For Legal Malpractice In Iowa
    Actual innocence need not be proven for a defendant to sue a criminal defense attorney for malpractice, according to a decision of the Iowa Supreme Court In the present case, the plaintiff faults his former criminal defense attorneys for…
  • Feb 5

    Shame On You; Private Admonition On Me

    Shame On You; Private Admonition On Me
    The Iowa Supreme Court has privately admonished an attorney who sent an ex parte email to the judge reviewing an arbitration award of a county bar association. His (non-frivolous) beef with the award was that his former attorney was the...
  • Feb 5

    Sex with Client Draws Suspension

    Sex with Client Draws Suspension
    From the web page of the Tennessee Supreme Court notes a decision to increase the length of an attorney's suspension. The Supreme Court has decided to increase the punishment recommended by a hearing panel to discipline an attorney for…
Rank this Week: 205

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 5

    What the word's women pack in their maternity bag

    What the word's women pack in their maternity bag
    The Guardian (Jan. 29, 2016): What the world's women pack in their maternity bags - in pictures, Global Development: From plastic sheets, thermos flasks and torches to touchscreen tablets and massage oils, WaterAid has revealed, as part of…
  • Feb 5

    Texas Funding Cuts Targeting Planned Parenthood and Other Family Planning Clinics Result in Increased Birth Rate

    Texas Funding Cuts Targeting Planned Parenthood and Other Family Planning Clinics Result in Increased Birth Rate
    La Times (Feb. 3, 2016): After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babies, Deborah Netburn: A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that cuts to Planned Parenthood and other family…
  • Feb 5

    Parental Leave Could Solve the Culinary Gender Gap

    Parental Leave Could Solve the Culinary Gender Gap
    Eater (Jan. 27, 2016): Escaping the Restaurant Industry's Motherhood Trap, by Amanda Kludt: [T]he United States is one of only two countries in the world that doesn't grant paid leave for new mothers (the other is Papua New Guinea). We...
Rank this Week: 109

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 414

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Feb 5

    Left and Right Religious Narrative

    Left and Right Religious Narrative
    Double standards in the press are not surprising.  Most of us are well aware of how they cover religious conservatives.  We’re always battling to find just the right person.  That narrative is based in fact.  We do…
  • Feb 4

    Ohio Governor John Kasich On The Home Stretch In New Hampshire

    Ohio Governor John Kasich On The Home Stretch In New Hampshire
    Ohio Governor John Kasich joined me Thursday to talk about his closing kick in New Hampshire: Audio: 02-04hhs-kasich Transcript: HH: So pleased to welcome back my governor, Ohio Governor John Kasich. Governor, welcome, I bet you’re in…
  • Feb 4

    Donald Trump On His Closing Argument To New Hampshire Voter

    Donald Trump On His Closing Argument To New Hampshire Voter
    Donald Trump joined me On Thursday’s program: Audio: 02-04hhs-trump Transcript: HH: Pleased to again begin the program with the very best interview in America, Donald Trump. Mr. Trump, welcome back to the Hugh Hewitt Show. DT: Hello,…
Rank this Week: 2493

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/
  • Feb 5

    Call for Proposals for the AALS Section on Teaching Methods Program at AALS 2017

    Call for Proposals for the AALS Section on Teaching Methods Program at AALS 2017
    Dear Colleagues: The AALS Teaching Methods Section plans to host an exciting program called “Reaching Students Effectively: Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities in Legal Education” at the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting in San Francisco…
  • Feb 4

    Welcome Louisa Heiny to the ASP/Bar Prep Profession

    Welcome Louisa Heiny to the ASP/Bar Prep Profession
    Please join me welcoming Louisa Heiny to our community. Louisa began at University of Utah Law School in January 2016. Please take the time to chat with her when you see her at regional or AASE events! Her faculty profile...
  • Feb 3

    Welcome Nicole Lefton to ASP/Bar Prep

    Welcome Nicole Lefton to ASP/Bar Prep
    Please welcome Nicole Lefton who joined the Hofstra ASP/Bar Prep community in mid-January 2016. Please make a point of introducing yourselves to her at the next regional conference or AASE! Nicole shared the following information with us so…
Rank this Week: 1575

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/
  • Feb 5

    Anticompetitive Regulations Highlighted in the 2016 Heritage Index of Economic Freedom (Also, the U.S. Continues to Slip)

    Anticompetitive Regulations Highlighted in the 2016 Heritage Index of Economic Freedom (Also, the U.S. Continues to Slip)
    The Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom is an annual data compilation that provides an ordinal ranking of economic freedom in nations throughout the world, based on such country-specific measures of economic liberty as…
  • Feb 4

    ICLE files an Amicus Brief In Fox v. Aereo Killer

    ICLE files an Amicus Brief In Fox v. Aereo Killer
    On Wednesday, the International Center for Law & Economics, along with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals supporting the appellants in Fox Television Stations, Inc. v. Aereo…
  • Feb 1

    Politicians Call for More Price Controls on Pharmaceutical

    Politicians Call for More Price Controls on Pharmaceutical
    Politicians have recently called for price controls to address the high costs of pharmaceuticals. Price controls are government-mandated limits on prices, or government-required discounts on prices. On the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton…
Rank this Week: 369

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Feb 5

    A QDRO Can Protect Your Retirement Assets After Divorce

    A QDRO Can Protect Your Retirement Assets After Divorce
    From Fox Business: A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is an order that needs to be included in a divorce settlement agreement to provide former spouses their share of Erisa-qualified retirement assets. In order to receive your fair…
  • Feb 4

    Big Changes in Illinois Divorce Law

    Big Changes in Illinois Divorce Law
    From Daily North Shore: We’ve heard a thousand times that patience is a virtue, and the Bible tells me that Love is patient. The Fins wrote that “God did not create hurry;” the French, “Patience is bitter but its fruit...
  • Feb 3

    Primary Custody of Child Not Required During School Year

    Primary Custody of Child Not Required During School Year
    From The Legal Intelligencer: In September, I wrote an article regarding the case of W.C.F. v. M.G., 115 A.3d 323 (Pa. Super. 2015), pertaining to the reversal of the trial court's child custody order when the trial court's decision was...
Rank this Week: 304

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/
  • Feb 5

    Intellectual Property and Gender: Retrospect and Future

    Intellectual Property and Gender: Retrospect and Future
    Kara Swanson (Northeastern), Intellectual Property and Gender: Reflections on Accomplishments and Methodology, 24 American J. Gender, Soc. Policy & L. 175 (2015) Abstract: This essay answers the invitation of the organizers of the annual…
  • Feb 5

    Admin: Proposals to Address Women's Disproportionate Burden of Administrative Labor

    Admin: Proposals to Address Women's Disproportionate Burden of Administrative Labor
    Elizabeth Emens (Columbia), Admin, 103 Georgetown L.J. (2015) Abstract: This Article concerns a relatively unseen form of labor that affects us all, but that disproportionately burdens women: admin. Admin is the office type work — both…
  • Feb 4

    Against Criminalizing Title IX Enforcement for Campus Sexual Violence

    Against Criminalizing Title IX Enforcement for Campus Sexual Violence
    Nancy Chi Cantalupo (Barry), For the Title IX Civil Rights Movement: Congratulations and Cautions, Yale Law Journal Forum (forthcoming). Abstract: The Yale Law Journal's September 25, 2015 Conversation on Title IX confirmed the existence of a…
Rank this Week: 971

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 778

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
Rank this Week: 1030