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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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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/
  • Apr 29

    Potential Implications of CENTCOM’s MSF Investigation on the ICC’s Preliminary Examination of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan

    Potential Implications of CENTCOM’s MSF Investigation on the ICC’s Preliminary Examination of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan
    This morning, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) released its formal report of investigation into the airstrike on a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) trauma center in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Of note in the report is a finding that the…
  • Apr 29

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Yesterday, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford faced some skepticism on Capitol Hill as they attempted to make the case that President Obama’s strategy in Iraq and Syria is making…
  • Apr 29

    Security and the Phone System Redux

    Security and the Phone System Redux
    Back in the Fall of 2014, a little noticed contactual battle surfaced some significant security concerns with the management of the American telephone system.  It involved the local-number-portability administrator (LNPA).  …
Rank this Week: 86

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

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/
  • Apr 29

    Advice on Familiarizing the Court with the Fact

    Advice on Familiarizing the Court with the Fact
    Lawyers at Carlton Fields point out that with judges reading on mobile devices, they are likely to miss what you include in your appendix. From JD Supra Business Advisor: Always lay out your motion assuming that the reader has little...
  • Apr 29

    Tips from BigLaw partners on acing your job interview

    Tips from BigLaw partners on acing your job interview
    Two hiring partners from Weil, Gotshal & Manges offer their top tips for acing job interviews in this column from the New York Law Journal. Though the article is directed at those seeking summer associate positions (I know OCI has...
  • Apr 28

    Student Group at Harvard Law Calls for Ending Tuition

    Student Group at Harvard Law Calls for Ending Tuition
    From the Harvard Crimson: In the most recent wave of activism at the Law School, some students are calling on the school to eliminate tuition completely as part of their new campaign for financial justice. Members of the group Reclaim...
Rank this Week: 1437

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    What Should People Do If They Missed The File And Suspend Deadline?

    What Should People Do If They Missed The File And Suspend Deadline?
    The file and suspend strategy that spouses use with Social Security was done away with in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015. Today is the last day that file and suspend will be available as an option. “This option allows...
  • Apr 29

    Living With Friends In Retirement

    Living With Friends In Retirement
    This article examines the growing trend of senior citizens living with friends in their old age. There are two events coming up that this article mentions. “April 30 is National Cohousing Open House Day, when more than 90 cohousing…
  • Apr 29

    Article On Inheritance Penalties For Children In Nontraditional Familie

    Article On Inheritance Penalties For Children In Nontraditional Familie
    Danaya C. Wright (Professor, Levin College of Law) recently published an article entitled, Inheritance Equity: Reforming The Inheritance Penalties Facing Children In Nontraditional Families, Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol'y Vol. 25, No. 1 (Fall…
Rank this Week: 28

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/
  • Apr 29

    Mysteries of Twitter (II)

    Mysteries of Twitter (II)
    Each section of JOTWELL is set up with a basically identical wordpress blog. (Don’t ask why, there were good reasons to do it that way when we started.) Each section forwards posts to twitter via Twitter Feed. The tweets appear ……
  • Apr 29

    Mysteries of Twitter

    Mysteries of Twitter
    Something is duplicating my blog posts on Twitter. Or rather, two somethings. Doubtlessly, they are both things I set up myself some time long in the past, set and forgot. Now I have to reverse engineer it to figure out … Continue…
  • Apr 28

    Everyone Hates Cruz

    Everyone Hates Cruz
    Add John Boehner to the list: “Lucifer in the flesh,” the former speaker said. “I have Democrat friends and Republican friends. I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch…
Rank this Week: 22

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: 118

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    FTC rules don't explain excessive redactions in FTC v. Amazon

    FTC rules don't explain excessive redactions in FTC v. Amazon
    F.T.C. v. Amazon.com, Inc., NO. C14-1038-JCC (W.D. Wash. Apr. 26, 2016)  Amazon made it really easy for kids to make in-app purchases in “free” apps; the court agreed with the FTC that this was bad, denying the FTC’s…
  • Apr 29

    Empirical analysis of chilling effect

    Empirical analysis of chilling effect
    Jon Penney discusses his research on chilling effects, including chilling effects from DMCA takedowns and government surveillance.  The paper on government surveillance and Wikipedia is here; the abstract for the DMCA piece is…
  • Apr 27

    Website can use DMCA safe harbor for acts of its independent contractor

    Website can use DMCA safe harbor for acts of its independent contractor
    BWP Media USA, Inc v. Clarity Digital Group, LLC, No. 15-1154 (10th Cir. Apr. 25, 2016)    BWP owns the copyrights to various celebrity photos, and its business model appears to be lawsuit-based, at least in part.  It sued…
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    WSJ Marks 100th Anniversary Of The Estate Tax, Asks What The Future Hold

    WSJ Marks 100th Anniversary Of The Estate Tax, Asks What The Future Hold
    Following up on my previous post, Paul L. Caron (Pepperdine), The One Hundredth Anniversary of the Federal Estate Tax: It's Time to Renew Our Vows, 57 B.C. L. Rev. ___ (2016) (more here): Wall Street Journal Tax Report, Happy Anniversary! The…
  • Apr 29

    Marian Presents The State Administration Of International Tax Avoidance Today At City University London

    Marian Presents The State Administration Of International Tax Avoidance Today At City University London
    Omri Marian (UC-Irvine) presents The State Administration of International Tax Avoidance, 7 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. ___ (2016), at a Discussion Workshop on Corruption and the Role of Tax Havens at City University London: This Article documents a…
  • Apr 29

    Weekly Tax Roundup

    Weekly Tax Roundup
    ABC News, Yale President Defends Ivy League School's Tax-Exempt Status Bloomberg, China's About to Start Its Biggest Tax Overhaul in Two Decades Bloomberg, EU Seeks Tax Deal to Counter Populists Bolstered by Panama Leaks Bloomberg, U.K.'s Top…
Rank this Week: 26

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 29

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    imply inTAXicating - Turf War: Intellectual Property Vs Competition Law (India)

    imply inTAXicating - Turf War: Intellectual Property Vs Competition Law (India)
    My friend Yohesh Pai of National Law University Delhi discusses FRAND issues in India on the show simply inTAXicating - Turf War: Intellectual Property Vs Competition Law.
  • Apr 29

    A Commentary on Article 101 TFEU

    A Commentary on Article 101 TFEU
    Rick Busscher, University of Groningen - Faculty of Law, Martin Herz, University of Groningen, and Hans H. B. Vedder, University of Groningen offer A Commentary on Article 101 TFEU. ABSTRACT: Article 101 TFEU is one of the most prominent…
  • Apr 29

    ICC publishes Leniency Manual and the Proposal for a One-Stop-Shop Mechanism for Leniency Marker

    ICC publishes Leniency Manual and the Proposal for a One-Stop-Shop Mechanism for Leniency Marker
    he ICC Task Force on Cartels and Leniency has recently issued two publications on leniency and leniency markers – the ICC Leniency Manual and the Proposal for a One-Stop-Shop Mechanism for Leniency Markers – illustrating its engagement in…
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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/
  • Apr 29

    SpearIt on Muslim Hip Hop and Mass Incarceration

    SpearIt on Muslim Hip Hop and Mass Incarceration
    SpearIt (Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law) has posted Sonic Jihad — Muslim Hip Hop in the Age of Mass Incarceration (11 Florida Intl. L. Rev. 201 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay examines...
  • Apr 29

    Shrader on Measuring Gender Dimensions of Crime and Violence

    Shrader on Measuring Gender Dimensions of Crime and Violence
    Elizabeth Shrader has posted Methodologies to Measure the Gender Dimensions of Crime and Violence on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The prevalence rate of violence - as measured by such indicators as domestic assault, homicide, and crime…
  • Apr 29

    Prendergast on Investigating Corruption

    Prendergast on Investigating Corruption
    Canice Prendergast (University of Chicago - Booth School of Business) has posted Investigating Corruption on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Why incentive contracts and independent investigations may not be the perfect solution to the problem of…
Rank this Week: 65

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

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

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Apr 29

    The proposed draft text of the Hague Convention on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgment

    The proposed draft text of the Hague Convention on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgment
    On 17 March 2016, the Council on General Affairs and Policy of the Hague Conference on Private International Law decided to set up a Special Commission to prepare a draft Convention on the recognition and enforcement of foreign…
  • Apr 28

    Post Brexit: The Fate of Commercial Dispute Resolution in London and on the Continent

    Post Brexit: The Fate of Commercial Dispute Resolution in London and on the Continent
    A joint conference of the Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law (Luxembourg) and the British Institute for International and Comparative Law will be held on May 26th in London, within the framework of a series of BIICL events on…
  • Apr 25

    Integration and Dispute Resolution in Small State

    Integration and Dispute Resolution in Small State
    The British Institute of International and Comparative Law, the Open University and the Centre for Small States at Queen Mary University of London are organising a conference on “Integration and Dispute Resolution in Small…
Rank this Week: 50

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 62

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Apr 29

    Sharkey on The BP Oil Spill Settlements, Classwide Punitive Damages, and Societal Deterrence

    Sharkey on The BP Oil Spill Settlements, Classwide Punitive Damages, and Societal Deterrence
    Cathy Sharkey (NYU Law) has posted a new piece on SSRN entitled The BP Oil Spill Settlements, Classwide Punitive Damages, and Societal Deterrence. Here's the abstract: The BP oil spill litigation and subsequent settlements provide an…
  • Apr 29

    Aggregation as Disempowerment: Red Flags in Class Action Settlement

    Aggregation as Disempowerment: Red Flags in Class Action Settlement
    Our own Howie Erichson has posted his latest piece, Aggregation in Disempowerment: Red Flags in Class Action Settlements, on SSRN. It's a great read for judges and attorneys alike and points out--as the title suggests--provisions in class…
  • Apr 28

    Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation - Part II - Lead Lawyers as Settlement Gatekeeper

    Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation - Part II - Lead Lawyers as Settlement Gatekeeper
    In my first post on Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation, I noted that lead lawyers and defendants seem to benefit in tandem from the settlements they negotiate. This second post, Part II, explains how repeat players on both plaintiff and…
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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: 14

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/
  • Apr 29

    AALS CFP: LLCs, New Charitable Forms And The Rise Of Philanthrocapitalism

    AALS CFP: LLCs, New Charitable Forms And The Rise Of Philanthrocapitalism
    This call for papers for the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting in San Franciso has just come in: Joint Program of the AALS Section onAgency, Partnerships LLCs, and Unincorporated Associations & Section on Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law LLCS, NEW…
  • Apr 28

    Intersectionality and the Case of Mizrahi Jew

    Intersectionality and the Case of Mizrahi Jew
    I am delighted to be joining such a distinguished crew of bloggers here at The Faculty Lounge. As an academic, I'm still in my baby shoes, but as a blogger I can claim some seniority -- I started The Debate...
  • Apr 28

    David Schraub Stepping Into Faculty Lounge

    David Schraub Stepping Into Faculty Lounge
    I'm delighted to report that David Schraub is stepping into the faculty lounge to sit with us for a spell. David is a graduate student in Political Theory at the University of California and the Darling Foundation Fellow in Public...
Rank this Week: 55

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Apr 29

    Large Hadron Collider: Weasel causes shutdown - BBC New

    Large Hadron Collider: Weasel causes shutdown - BBC New
    The unfortunate creature did not survive the encounter with a high-voltage transformer at the site near Geneva in Switzerland. via www.bbc.com It saw something amazing.
  • Apr 29

    The problem with Ted Cruz | TheHill

    The problem with Ted Cruz | TheHill
    Democrats publicly say they are thrilled to face him in the general election. But, privately, they fret that the master marketer and media maestro is so unpredictable and so original and so fearless that they just might regret getting the...
  • Apr 29

    Wilmington couple charged after pulling gun over boneless wing m - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

    Wilmington couple charged after pulling gun over boneless wing m - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC
    Clarissa Gagum, 24, and her husband, Rasheem Gagum, 24, were both arrested Thursday after Clarissa became upset that her order of chicken wings was wrong and pulled out a gun inside the restaurant. via www.wect.com Guns don't kill people.…
Rank this Week: 150

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

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

    "Louisiana Death Sentenced Cases and Their Reversals, 1976-2015"

    "Louisiana Death Sentenced Cases and Their Reversals, 1976-2015"
    The title of htis post is the title of this new reseach paper by Frank Baumgartner and Tim Lyman now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Since 1976, Louisiana’s experience with capital punishment has been deeply dysfunctional, with…
  • Apr 29

    With nine months left in Obama Administration, apparently it is time for a clemency last call

    With nine months left in Obama Administration, apparently it is time for a clemency last call
    Regular readers know I am a long-time critic of how modern presidents have (failed to) use their historic clemency powers and that I am not an especially big fan of how the Obama Administration and others have approached trying to...
  • Apr 28

    Senator Jeff Sessions (and thus Donald Trump?) comes out swinging against revised SRCA

    Senator Jeff Sessions (and thus Donald Trump?) comes out swinging against revised SRCA
    Alabama's US Senator Jeff Sessions, whom I believe was the first notabe elected federal official to endorse Prez candidate Donald Trump, has wasted no time condemning, in intricate detail, the just-released revised version of the Senate's…
Rank this Week: 153

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
  • Apr 29

    UC Davis Law Review, Issue 49:4 (April 2016)

    UC Davis Law Review, Issue 49:4 (April 2016)
    Lecture Information Fiduciaries and the First Amendment Jack M. Balkin Articles The Pendulum Swings: Reconsidering Corporate Criminal Prosecution David M. Uhlmann Predatory Management Buyouts Iman Anabtawi Bankrupt Rivers Rhett Larson &…
  • Apr 28

    FAN 106.1 (First Amendment News) Sheriff Dart Petitions the Supreme Court — Contests Posner Opinion in “Adult Services” Ad Case

    FAN 106.1 (First Amendment News) Sheriff Dart Petitions the Supreme Court — Contests Posner Opinion in “Adult Services” Ad Case
    Cook County’s Sheriff Thomas Dart is back on the legal news with a cert. petition filed today in the Supreme Court (Dart v. Backpage.com). The Sheriff is being represented by Michael F. Williams (counsel of record)…
  • Apr 28

    Federal Trade Secret Law

    Federal Trade Secret Law
    I just wanted to note that Congress has passed a new federal trade secret remedy, which the President intends to sign into law.  Who says that nothing gets done in Washington.  (Though I doubt that this is a good move.)  The…
Rank this Week: 45

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

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

    Wang on Law Enforcement Misappropriation of Press Identities In the Cyber Era

    Wang on Law Enforcement Misappropriation of Press Identities In the Cyber Era
    Andy Wang, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, has published Stealing Press Credentials: Law Enforcement Identity Misappropriation of the Press in the Cyber Era at 6 University of Miami National Security & Armed Conflict…
  • Apr 28

    Weisbord on Copyright Holders, Publicity Rights Holders, and the First Amendment

    Weisbord on Copyright Holders, Publicity Rights Holders, and the First Amendment
    Reid K. Weisbord, Rutgers Law School (Newark), is publishing A Copyright Right of Publicity in volume 84 of the Fordham Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. This Article identifies a striking asymmetry in the law’s disparate treatment…
  • Apr 27

    Hofhenke on the Fourth Amendment in the Coming Drone Age

    Hofhenke on the Fourth Amendment in the Coming Drone Age
    Brooke Hofhenke, American University College of Law, is publishing The Fourth Amendment in the Coming Drone Age in the Dartmouth Law Journal. Here is the abstract. Drones have exploded in popularity over the last few years for both the…
Rank this Week: 96

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 116

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/
  • Apr 29

    Law School Action Comic

    Law School Action Comic
    (Alex Ruskell)
  • Apr 29

    Need-Based Travel Scholarships for AASE - Deadline May 6th

    Need-Based Travel Scholarships for AASE - Deadline May 6th
    Good morning! AASE is aware that law school travel budgets are dwindling. In fact, some of you may not even have a travel budget at all. The purpose of the AASE National Conference is to further the professional development of...
  • Apr 28

    Academic Success Position at Creighton

    Academic Success Position at Creighton
    Job Title: Visiting or Resident Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Academic Success Location: Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska Position Type: Non-Tenure Track, one or two-year contract, Full-time, 12 months (Exempt)…
Rank this Week: 1301

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    New Issue: International Organizations Law Review

    New Issue: International Organizations Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Organizations Law Review (Vol. 12, no. 2, 2015) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: International Organizations and Member State Responsibility – Critical PerspectivesAna Sofia Barros; Cedric…
  • Apr 29

    Kendall & Nouwen: Speaking of Legacy: Toward an Ethos of Modesty at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

    Kendall & Nouwen: Speaking of Legacy: Toward an Ethos of Modesty at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    Sara Kendall (Univ. of Kent - Law) & Sarah Nouwen (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) have posted Speaking of Legacy: Toward an Ethos of Modesty at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Here's the abstract: This paper is the longer…
  • Apr 29

    Hanrieder: International Organization in Time: Fragmentation and Reform

    Hanrieder: International Organization in Time: Fragmentation and Reform
    Tine Hanrieder (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)) has published International Organization in Time: Fragmentation and Reform (Oxford Univ. Press 2015). Here's the abstract: International Organization in Time…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Apr 29

    The Law of LAWn Sign

    The Law of LAWn Sign
    A final post of thanks and a quick follow up. First, thank you to Howard and the Prawfsblawg family for the opportunity to share my ideas this month. I look forward to joining you again in 2017. In an earlier post I mentioned that our LAWn…
  • Apr 29

    Complete Junior Law Prawfs FAQs Serie

    Complete Junior Law Prawfs FAQs Serie
    It has been such a pleasure to guestblog at Prawfsblawg this month and to do this Junior Law Prawfs FAQs Series on how to become a voice in one's field. I have learned so much from your comments, your Twitter conversations, and your very…
  • Apr 28

    Are we more like Argentina or Russia?

    Are we more like Argentina or Russia?
    A question I have been mulling for a while now is whether the US is likely to make a serious attempt at some point in the future to hold former government officials accountable for sanctioning arguably unlawful interrogation techniques…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Apr 29

    Why People Hire Lawyer

    Why People Hire Lawyer
    The Nebraska Supreme Court has held that a legal malpractice case may go forward In 2011, the district court dissolved the marriage of Brenda R. Rice and Dale E. Rice. Attorney Terrance A. Poppe represented Brenda in the dissolution…
  • Apr 29

    California Earthquake

    California Earthquake
    Andrew Strickler at Law360 reports California’s top disciplinary trial counsel, Jayne Kim, announced her pending resignation Thursday following a tumultuous five-year tour. The resignation of the bar’s chief prosecutor comes despite a…
  • Apr 29

    Consecutive Suspension For Neglect Of Court-Appointed Client

    Consecutive Suspension For Neglect Of Court-Appointed Client
    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has suspended for an additional year an attorney already suspended for two years Attorney Hicks focused his practice primarily on representing indigent defendants in criminal cases through appointments either by…
Rank this Week: 175

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/
  • Apr 29

    Understanding Campus Sexual Misconduct as Sexual Harassment

    Understanding Campus Sexual Misconduct as Sexual Harassment
    Katharine Baker (Chicago-Kent), Campus Sexual Misconduct as Sexual Harassment: A Defense of the DOE, Kansas L.Rev. (forthcoming) Abstract: This article explains and defends the Department of Education’s campaign against sexual misconduct on…
  • Apr 29

    Black Women Lawyers Featured on Reality TV, "Sisters in Law"

    Black Women Lawyers Featured on Reality TV, "Sisters in Law"
    Ms JD, The Law and Reality TV--Reflection on "Sisters in Law" and the Impact on Black Women Attorneys WE tv launched the premier to its newest reality show at the end of March called “The Sisters in Law". The show...<img…
  • Apr 28

    Policing Rape

    Policing Rape
    Corey Rayburn Yung (Kansas), Policing Rape Abstract: For decades, reformers have sought to increase the number and success rate of rape prosecutions by amending evidentiary rules, substantive definitions of rape, and consent standards. Such…
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The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Apr 29

    Senator Ted Cruz On The Battle For Indiana And Beyond

    Senator Ted Cruz On The Battle For Indiana And Beyond
    Senator Ted Cruz joined me Friday morning: Audio: 04-29hhs-cruz Transcript: HH: From Carly Fiornia, who is Ted Cruz’s pick to be the next vice president of the United States to the senator himself. Senator Cruz, welcome back to the…
  • Apr 29

    Carly Fiorina On The Battle For Indiana And Beyond

    Carly Fiorina On The Battle For Indiana And Beyond
    Carly Fiorinia, Senator Ted Cruz’s choice for vice president, joined me Friday morning: Audio: 04-29hhs-fiorina Transcript: HH: I’m so pleased to welcome to the Hugh Hewitt Show, Carly Fiorina, who is going to be one of the three…
  • Apr 28

    Brand Loyalty and Politic

    Brand Loyalty and Politic
    Jim Geraghty this morning commented on a gentleman that called Rush Limbaugh’s show to argue against Cruz: I’m getting accused of being out-of-touch, snobbish, elitist, “Leftist Trotskyist”, etc. Ultimately, I see a…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 29

    The Need for a Code of Conduct for Family Law Dispute

    The Need for a Code of Conduct for Family Law Dispute
    The Codes of Conduct of Canada’s various law societies set the standards of conduct expected of members of the profession. They are enforced through the law societies’ enabling legislation, which uniformly empower the societies to…
  • Apr 29

    It’s a Law Firm, Not a Love Song: It Can Carry on Without You (For a Week or Two)

    It’s a Law Firm, Not a Love Song: It Can Carry on Without You (For a Week or Two)
    “(T)o build my career is to make myself indispensable, demonstrating indispensability means burying myself in the work, and the upshot of successfully demonstrating my indispensability is the need to continue working…
  • Apr 28

    Barreau Du Quebec Position on Hourly Billing Report Long Overdue

    Barreau Du Quebec Position on Hourly Billing Report Long Overdue
    On March 24, 2016, the Barreau du Quebec (Quebec Bar Association) released a report « La tarification horaire à l’heure de la réflexion » (in French only and translated to say Hourly Billing: A Time for…
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

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

    Limewire, Child Pornography and the Lifetime Ban on Internet Acce

    Limewire, Child Pornography and the Lifetime Ban on Internet Acce
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit:  U.S. v. Scott, 2016 WL 1567619 (2016).  The court begins its analysis of Jason Daniel Scott’s arguments on appeal by explaining how the…
  • Apr 27

    The NIT Warrant, the Federal Magistrate and Jurisdiction

    The NIT Warrant, the Federal Magistrate and Jurisdiction
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts:  U.S. v. Levin, 2016 WL 1589824 (2016).  The U.S. District Court Judgewho has the case began the opinion by explaining that Alex Levin…
  • Apr 23

    The Email Hack, the "Stolen Domain Names" and Personal Jurisdiction

    The Email Hack, the "Stolen Domain Names" and Personal Jurisdiction
    This post examines a relatively brief opinion ithat was recently ssued by a U.S. District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona:  Wu v. BDK DSD, et al., 2016 WL 1059534. The first paragraph of the…
Rank this Week: 251

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

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

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

    Can Mischaracterizing an Undesired Tax Backfire?

    Can Mischaracterizing an Undesired Tax Backfire?
    A little more than a month ago, in Soda Tax Debate Bubbles Up, I noted that I had heard a radio spot on a local radio station seeking support in opposition to the soda tax proposed by Philadelphia’s mayor. I explained:What had caught my…
  • Apr 27

    A Backwards Tax Argument

    A Backwards Tax Argument
    It isn’t unusual for a taxpayer to report less income on a federal income tax return than is shown on an information return such as a Form W-2 or Form 1099 if the taxpayer thinks that the amount on the information return is too high.…
  • Apr 25

    A Tax End-Run That Didn’t Work

    A Tax End-Run That Didn’t Work
    In a recent private letter ruling, PLR 201616002, the IRS concluded that a corporation’s matching contributions on account of employee political contributions are not deductible. This is one instance where the complications are not a…
Rank this Week: 1181

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    Hiring Update: Holdren to Drake University

    Hiring Update: Holdren to Drake University
    We are delighted to announce that Nate Holdren has accepted a tenure-track position at Drake University, where currently holds the title of Visiting Assistant Professor. His appointment is in the undergraduate legal studies program (also…
  • Apr 28

    Remes's "Disaster Citizenship"

    Remes's &quot;Disaster Citizenship&quot;
    Jacob A. C. Remes, an assistant professor of public affairs and history at the Metropolitan Center of SUNY Empire State College, has published Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era, with the University…
  • Apr 28

    Kossis on the "Define and Punish" Clause

    Kossis on the &quot;Define and Punish&quot; Clause
    Lyle David Kossis, McGuireWoods LLP, has posted The Define and Punish Clause and the Political Question Doctrine, which is forthcoming in volume 68 of the Hastings Law Journal:The Constitution gives Congress the power to “define and…
Rank this Week: 39

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    Conservative on Divorce

    Conservative on Divorce
    From the Washington Post: Contrary to popular belief, marriage isn’t dead. It’s not even dying. The institution is probably more respected and admired than ever before — just not in a way that encourages millennials to partake in it.…
  • Apr 28

    Position Announcement: Executive Director of the Family and Youth Law Center

    Position Announcement: Executive Director of the Family and Youth Law Center
    Position Announcement: Executive Director of the Family and Youth Law Center The Family and Youth Law Center at Capital University Law School seeks a dynamic and forward-looking individual to lead the Center's array of child welfare and…
  • Apr 27

    Australian Mother Released on Bail in Lebanon After Being Caught in Child Custody Battle

    Australian Mother Released on Bail in Lebanon After Being Caught in Child Custody Battle
    From Fox News: An Australian mother and TV crew caught up in a high-profile child custody battle and detained in Beirut amid a botched attempt to take the woman's two children from their Lebanese father were released on bail on...
Rank this Week: 165

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Apr 29

    Trump Confuses Tactical and Strategic Unpredictability

    Trump Confuses Tactical and Strategic Unpredictability
    by Michael DorfSo much of what Donald Trump says is nonsense that taking his pronouncements seriously feels like a sucker's game. But as the likelihood that he will secure the GOP nomination has recently increased, simply ignoring him is…
  • Apr 28

    Meanwhile, Back in the People's House, the Pandering Continue

    Meanwhile, Back in the People's House, the Pandering Continue
    by Neil H. BuchananIn the midst of the ongoing drama of the presidential campaign, it is easy to forget that there already are people who have been sworn in as elected officeholders, and that those people are doing their jobs almost…
  • Apr 27

    Animals, Altruism, and the Act/Omission Distinction

    Animals, Altruism, and the Act/Omission Distinction
    by Michael DorfA little less than two weeks ago, Cornell Law School hosted a "book celebration" for Professor Colb and me, in recognition of the publication of our book Beating Hearts: Abortion and Animal Rights. I have used scare quotes to…
Rank this Week: 374

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/
  • Apr 29

    B Lab and HB2

    B Lab and HB2
    Earlier this month, B Lab, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that oversees the certification of B corps, announced that it will move its October 2016 retreat from North Carolina because of North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2…
  • Apr 28

    Visiting Tax Professor Position at Tulane

    Visiting Tax Professor Position at Tulane
    Hello, everyone - I'm passing this along in case any of our readers have an interest, or know anyone who might have an interest. And if anyone needs convincing as to why they should spend a semester or a year...
  • Apr 27

    Old Dog, New Tricks: Acquiring Empirical Skill

    Old Dog, New Tricks: Acquiring Empirical Skill
    The shimmering mirage of summer has cast its spell on me, which means I am laboring under the delusion that I will have so much more time to do the thinking, learning, and writing that I want to be doing....
Rank this Week: 209

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

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

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

    Is Nursing Home Operator Entitled to Bar Plaintiff Firm's Use of Finger-Pointing Ads?

    Is Nursing Home Operator Entitled to Bar Plaintiff Firm's Use of Finger-Pointing Ads?
    It seems nursing home operators are calling upon some of the same "trade practice" laws they are sometimes accused of violating, in an effort to thwart what the operators see as misleading advertising by personal injury attorneys.…
  • Apr 28

    A Greener Death

    A Greener Death
    We have heard about green cemeteries. Environmentally sensitive deaths have expanded beyond green cemeteries. According to the New York Times article from April 22, 2016 (Earth Day to those of you reading this closely), others are thinking…
  • Apr 27

    Physician-Aided Death Legislation and the Impact on the Medical Profession

    Physician-Aided Death Legislation and the Impact on the Medical Profession
    JAMA's Journal of Internal Medicine ran an article in the April issue, The Challenge of New Legislation on Physician-Assisted Death . From the legal profession, we know how these laws work. But from the medical profession, according to the…
Rank this Week: 440

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

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

    Two by Goldberg & Zipursky

    Two by Goldberg &amp; Zipursky
    John Goldberg & Ben Zipursky have posted two pieces to SSRN. First, from this year's AALS Torts Panel, The Myths of MacPherson. The abstract provides: For a symposium marking the centenary of Macpherson v. Buick, we identify three common…
  • Apr 28

    Lawyers to File Negligence Claims Against EPA for Flint Water Contamination

    Lawyers to File Negligence Claims Against EPA for Flint Water Contamination
    Lawyers for residents of Flint, MI have filed administrative complaints, required as a step to suing government agencies, against the EPA for damage caused by lead in the water. The complaints reference an alleged email from an agency expert…
  • Apr 27

    MO: House Passes Bill Abolishing Collateral Source Rule

    MO: House Passes Bill Abolishing Collateral Source Rule
    The Missouri House passed a bill abolishing the collateral source rule. A version of the bill has already passed the Missouri Senate. The Missouri Times has details.
Rank this Week: 322

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Apr 28

    An Era of Unchecked Presidential Primarie

    An Era of Unchecked Presidential Primarie
    Former counsel to the president John W. Dean comments on the current role of the national political parties in presidential campaign politics. Dean argues that both Sanders and Trump illustrate candidates’ declining need for the…
  • Apr 27

    Rabbis With a Conscience Make History

    Rabbis With a Conscience Make History
    Cardozo Law professor Marci Hamilton comments on a recent development in protections for child sex abuse victims’ access to justice: a letter signed by 62 Jewish rabbis and leaders calling for New York to pass the Child Victims Act,…
  • Apr 26

    Two Courts, Two Interpretation

    Two Courts, Two Interpretation
    Igor De Lazari, Antonio Sepulveda, and Carlos Bolonha discuss a recent decision by the Brazilian Supreme Court affecting presidential impeachment procedures. The authors point out that the United States and Brazil have similar constitutional…
Rank this Week: 1059

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 28

    Pine Ridge Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

    Pine Ridge Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2003
    We had steak and potatoes for dinner tonight while watching the NFL draft (lots of tweets about that). The Pine Ridge was a great match. I suspect that this wine is at the tail end of its prime... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Apr 28

    Sorting out my NFL loyaltie

    Sorting out my NFL loyaltie
    Watching the draft tonight will be an interesting test of my increasingly strained NFL loyalties: Life long Washington Redskins fan who nearly gave up hope due to evil Danny Snyder but whose faith... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 27

    The corporate backlash against North Carolina: Will liberals start to love Citizens United?

    The corporate backlash against North Carolina: Will liberals start to love Citizens United?
    From the National Post: When North Carolina’s legislature passed a law requiring transgender people to use public restrooms corresponding to the sex specified on their birth certificate, rather than... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 104

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: 1183

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: 637

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Apr 28

    Call for Papers AALS Section on Securities Regulation - 2017 AALS Annual Meeting

    Call for Papers AALS Section on Securities Regulation - 2017 AALS Annual Meeting
    The AALS Section on Securities Regulation invites papers for its program on “Securities Regulation and Technological Change” at the 2017 AALS annual meeting. TOPIC DESCRIPTION: This panel discussion will explore the intersection of…
  • Apr 28

    Save the Date: Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference

    Save the Date: Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference
    The Central States Law Schools Association 2016 Scholarship Conference will be held on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24 at the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, ND. CSLSA is an organization of law…
  • Apr 28

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Ivet A. Bell, Note, The Constitutionality of the SEC Pay to Play Rule: Why 206(4)-5 Survives the Deregulatory Trend in Campaign Finance, 49…
Rank this Week: 307

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/
  • Apr 28

    Clinical Director sought for new UCLA Food Law and Policy Clinic

    Clinical Director sought for new UCLA Food Law and Policy Clinic
    From Michael T. Roberts: I am happy to report that thanks to funding we have recently received, the UCLA Resnick Program is launching a Food Law and Policy Clinic during the 2016-17 academic year. The clinic's programmatic mission will be...
  • Apr 28

    140,448 people "like" my new book on Facebook: Really?!

    140,448 people &quot;like&quot; my new book on Facebook: Really?!
    As I blogged about last week, Robin Craig and I have a new book of essays from 12 authors responding to the IPCC and considering the role of law in climate policy generally. It's a great book of essays (selling...
  • Apr 27

    Pruitt & Sobszynski on What Environmental Litigation Conceals and Reveals about Rurality

    Pruitt &amp; Sobszynski on What Environmental Litigation Conceals and Reveals about Rurality
    Interesting new article by Lisa R. Pruitt (UC Davis) and Linda Sobszynski (Independent) that relates to rural land use issues. The paper is, "Protecting People, Protecting Places: What Environmental Litigation Conceals and Reveals About…
Rank this Week: 524