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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 1988

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/
  • Dec 9

    Morgan & Kuch on the New Politics of Climate Change

    Morgan & Kuch on the New Politics of Climate Change
    Bronwen Morgan (University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law) & Declan Kuch (University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law) have posted The Socio-Legal Implications of the New Politics of Climate Change (University of…
  • Dec 9

    Solimine on "The Amicus Machine" by Larsen & Devin

    Solimine on "The Amicus Machine" by Larsen & Devin
    Michael E. Solimine (University of Cincinnati - College of Law) has posted Retooling the Amicus Machine (102 Va. L. Rev. Online 561 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In their article, “The Amicus Machine,” Professors Allison Orr…
  • Dec 9

    Carugati & Weingast on the Role of Masses & Elites in Ancient Athenian Litigation

    Carugati & Weingast on the Role of Masses & Elites in Ancient Athenian Litigation
    Federica Carugati and Barry R. Weingast (Indiana University Bloomington - Ostrom Workshop and Stanford University, Department of Political Science) have posted Rethinking Mass and Elite: Decision-Making in the Athenian Law-Courts on SSRN.…
Rank this Week: 37

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

Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    model rambut sebahu terbaru dan tampil cantik

    model rambut sebahu terbaru dan tampil cantik
     Tak sangat pendek serta tak sangat panjang, Type rambut pendek sebahu merupakan opsi yang paling cocok kepada kalian yang tak menginginkan bebrapa ribet kepada menjaga rambut. Mempunyai rambut sebahu bukanlah bermakna kalian kuno serta…
  • Dec 8

    model rambut pria disisir ke belakang terbaru

    model rambut pria disisir ke belakang terbaru
     Langkah Membenahi Type Rambut Laki-laki Undercut/Banyak type style rambut laki-laki terfavorit th. 2016 sebagai tren dikalangan laki-laki baru-baru ini menjadikan beberapa laki-laki kadang-kadang kerapkali merubah potongan rambutnya…
  • Nov 17

    Cara Mengetahui Kosmetik Yang Berbahaya

    Cara Mengetahui Kosmetik Yang Berbahaya
     Baru-baru ini kerap mengedar iklan- iklan perangkat kosmetik kecantikan yang menjanjikan kulit putih molek merona oleh langkah yang instan serta singkat, beragam produsen baru-baru ini berawal terang-terangan pasarkan produknya elegan…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Dec 9

    In passing: Our sister, Hope Lewi

    In passing: Our sister, Hope Lewi
    It is with profound sadness that I must share with readers news of the passing of Professor Hope Lewis, 54, one of our earliest and most dedicated IntLawGrrls contributors. A lovely obituary posted today at the website of Hope’s home…
  • Dec 8

    ICC trial against Dominic Ongwen commences – some thoughts on narrative

    ICC trial against Dominic Ongwen commences – some thoughts on narrative
    The trial against Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of the Sinia brigade in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), started at the International Criminal Court (ICC) this week. On 6 and 7 December, Trial Chamber IX heard opening statements…
  • Dec 7

    ICC Prosecutor’s Policy on Children, an international criminal justice capstone

    ICC Prosecutor’s Policy on Children, an international criminal justice capstone
      Children have become the unwilling emblems of armed conflict and extreme violence. Searing images have surfaced in news stories, aid workers’ alerts, and rights groups’ dispatches: a 5 year old pulled from Aleppo rubble,…
Rank this Week: 50

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Dec 9

    Report: CIA probe finds Russia guilty of helping Trump get elected | Washington Examiner

    Report: CIA probe finds Russia guilty of helping Trump get elected | Washington Examiner
    U.S. officials briefed on a secret investigation said individuals with ties to the Russian government were involved in disseminating hacked emails from Democratic officials to the likes of WikiLeaks during the campaign season. The motive,…
  • Dec 9

    Donald Trump Is Ideologically Gutting The Republican Party

    Donald Trump Is Ideologically Gutting The Republican Party
    I don’t know what’s worse about Donald Trump’s determination to intervene, as he did with Carrier, to keep manufacturers from moving any capital or operations overseas. Is it the fact that he is vowing to interfere “on…
  • Dec 9

    Giuliani won't serve in Trump administration | TheHill

    Giuliani won't serve in Trump administration | TheHill
    Giuliani has removed himself from consideration for any position in the new administration, the Trump transition team announced Friday. He was rumored to be in the mix to be secretary of State. via thehill.com
Rank this Week: 188

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 9

    Case Summary on Estate Property in Foreign Jurisdiction

    Case Summary on Estate Property in Foreign Jurisdiction
    ANCILLARY PROBATE: Local court has no jurisdiction over estate property remitted from foreign jurisdiction. The decedent resided abroad for many decades but never relinquished U.S. citizenship. After her death in London, England, where she…
  • Dec 9

    Estate Planning After Divorce and Remarriage

    Estate Planning After Divorce and Remarriage
    During the challenges of divorce and the excitement of remarriage, you must remember to keep track of some nonromantic realities. After your divorce, it will be important to write a new will, even if you intend to leave inheritances to...
  • Dec 9

    A New App That Ages Your Face

    A New App That Ages Your Face
    Do you want to see how you will look when you are old? AgingBooth is a new app that uses your pictures and instantly ages your face. This face aging machine can be downloaded to your iPhone or iPod Touch...
Rank this Week: 77

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Dec 9

    Congresswoman will Introduce Bill to Investigate 1930s Mexican Repatriation

    Congresswoman will Introduce Bill to Investigate 1930s Mexican Repatriation
    The "Mexican repatriation" of the 1930s, the mass removal of persons of Mexican ancestry from the United States in the 1930s that has been documented in the book by Francisco Balderrrama and Raymond Rodriguez, Decade of Betrayal, is…
  • Dec 9

    Bipartisan Bill to Protect DACA Recipients Introduced in Congre

    Bipartisan Bill to Protect DACA Recipients Introduced in Congre
    A bipartisan group of Senators introduced a bill on Friday to temporarily protect individuals eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Senators Durbin (D-IL), Feinstein (D-CA), Graham (R-SC), and Murkowski (R-AK) introduced…
  • Dec 9

    Trump's Cabinet Picks: Kelly (DHS) and Puzder (DOL)

    Trump's Cabinet Picks: Kelly (DHS) and Puzder (DOL)
    Check out this interesting article from the Center for Immigration Studies (yes, the conservative group). John F. Kelly, President-elect Trump's pick to head the Department of Homeland Security, will be the third retired general to lead our…
Rank this Week: 84

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Dec 9

    Campus contextualizing critiqued

    Campus contextualizing critiqued
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  • Dec 9

    UCLA economists forecast an increase in growth thanks to Trumpnomic

    UCLA economists forecast an increase in growth thanks to Trumpnomic
    From UCLA Anderson Forecast: With $500 billion in tax cuts arriving in the third quarter of 2017, the forecast calls for GDP growth to accelerate from its recent 2 percent growth path to 3 percent... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Dec 8

    My post on Salman v US: Tipping decision leaves key insider trading questions open

    My post on Salman v US: Tipping decision leaves key insider trading questions open
    My post US Supreme Court’s ‘Salman v. US’ Decision Answers One Insider-Trading Question, Leaves Others Unresolved is now live on the WLF's Legal Pulse blog. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links,…
Rank this Week: 79

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    How the GOP could pick up 2 more seats in the Senate.

    How the GOP could pick up 2 more seats in the Senate.
    Trump is considering Heidi Heitkamp, the Democratic Senator from North Dakota, and Joe Manchin, the Democratic Senator from West Virginia, for Cabinet positions — Heitkamp for Energy or Agriculture and Manchin for Energy. Senate…
  • Dec 9

    Kirk Douglas is still alive — and today he's 100 years old.

    Kirk Douglas is still alive — and today he's 100 years old.
    Happy Birthday, Kirk Douglas! From his Wikipedia page:Growing up, Douglas sold snacks to mill workers to earn enough to buy milk and bread to help his family. Later, he delivered newspapers and during his youth worked at more than forty…
  • Dec 9

    Fake news: fake boos.

    Fake news: fake boos.
    Clicking on the first link:Clicking on the second link:Clicking on the third link:
Rank this Week: 33

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Dec 9

    Weekly Tax Highlight And Roundup

    Weekly Tax Highlight And Roundup
    This week, Joe Kristan (CPA & Shareholder, Roth & Company (Des Moines, Iowa); Editor, Tax Update Blog) discusses the estate tax advantages of cash basis farming. Death takes all, but leaves the deductions. Cash-basis accounting and…
  • Dec 9

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, Daniel Hemel (Chicago) reviews a new paper by Edward D. Kleinbard (USC), The Right Tax at the Right Time. Edward Kleinbard’s newest paper lays out the case for a “Dual Business Enterprise Income Tax,” or “Dual BEIT,” as…
  • Dec 9

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    ABA Journal, Are these law schools the most underrated? Above the Law, First Monday Musings By Dean Vik Amar: Thoughts On The ABA’s Proposed Tightening Of Bar Pass Standards Above the Law, Who’s To Blame For School’s ‘Horrific’ Bar…
Rank this Week: 51

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
Rank this Week: 216

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Dec 9

    Lander on Adjunct Law Professor

    Lander on Adjunct Law Professor
    David Lander (Saint Louis) is a guest blogger at Prawf Blawg this month. So far, Lander has two posts that may interest adjunct professors of law or persons interested in law school related commentary. They are: The Benefits of Closer...
  • Dec 5

    2d Circuit Holds That Employees Have Right To Union Representative Before Consenting To Drug Test

    2d Circuit Holds That Employees Have Right To Union Representative Before Consenting To Drug Test
    Although unreported, Manhatten Beer v. NLRB, ____F.3d____(2d Cir. Nov. 16, 2016), may turn out to be a significant decision concerning Weingarten rights. With very little analysis, the court stated: Here, the Board reasonably construed the…
  • Nov 22

    Excessive Absenteeism Disqualifies Individual For Unemployment

    Excessive Absenteeism Disqualifies Individual For Unemployment
    Matter of Mead v. Commissioner of Labor, ___A.D.3d___(3d Dep't. Nov. 21, 2016) is an interesting case. The case holds that an individual who is excessively absent can be disqualified for unemployment, reasoning: Excessive absenteeism, which…
Rank this Week: 306

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/
  • Dec 9

    Still Time to Get “Building on Best Practices” Free

    Still Time to Get “Building on Best Practices” Free
    If your law school is involved in the assessment process (what school isn’t?), this book may be of great value. Below is a letter from one of the editors, Professor Lisa Bliss explaining how to access a free electronic copy....
  • Dec 9

    Faculty Checklist: Steps to Respond to Classroom Incivility

    Faculty Checklist: Steps to Respond to Classroom Incivility
    We sometimes have to confront inappropriate student comments that disrupt the class. At the same time, we want to promote responsible free expression. From Academic Impressions, here is a detailed set of suggestions on how to deal with these…
  • Dec 8

    The Importance of Mentor

    The Importance of Mentor
    My law school’s website is featuring Nancy Shane Rappaport, our graduate, who has been named chair of DLA Piper’s Philadelphia Litigation Practice. Here’s what she has to say about mentors: “Mentors and champions are essential to…
Rank this Week: 1100

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Recidivism and Criminal Specialization

    Recidivism and Criminal Specialization
    It is widely known that many offenders find themselves in trouble with the law again within a few years of their release from prison, but do the recidivism data reflect specialization among criminals? The question has implications for…
  • Nov 21

    My New Book Out Soon: “Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era”

    My New Book Out Soon: “Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era”
    I now have a publication date for my new book: January 17. The excessively long, but nicely descriptive, title is Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era: How Judges Retained Power and Why Mass Incarceration Happened…
  • Sep 12

    Obama Clemency Grants Pick Up Steam

    Obama Clemency Grants Pick Up Steam
    Somewhat lost in the run-up to Labor Day weekend and wall-to-wall media coverage of the Clinton and Trump campaigns, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 111 federal prisoners on August 30. This builds on what has quietly become…
Rank this Week: 3659

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Dec 9

    Arkansas Supreme Court Upholds Birth Certificate Denial Listing Both Same-Sex Parent

    Arkansas Supreme Court Upholds Birth Certificate Denial Listing Both Same-Sex Parent
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In a closely divided (4-3) opinion in Smith v. Pavan, the Arkansas Supreme Court concluded that the state statutes governing the issuance of birth certificates to…
  • Dec 8

    Greenhouse on the Lower Courts Under Trump

    Greenhouse on the Lower Courts Under Trump
    Check out Linda Greenhouse's piece in the NYT on the stakes for the lower courts under Trump. She sites this analysis by Russell Wheeler at Brookings.
  • Dec 5

    Daily Read: The Equal Protection Argument for Allocation of Votes in the Electoral College

    Daily Read: The Equal Protection Argument for Allocation of Votes in the Electoral College
    ConLawProf Lawrence Lessig has a terrific post sharing arguments that the present "winner take all" rule (in all but 2 states) for allocating electoral votes violates the Equal Protection Clause. As an orientation for assessing the…
Rank this Week: 354

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Dec 9

    The Allen Charge Project: Arizona

    The Allen Charge Project: Arizona
    According to Wikipedia, Arizona is one of the jurisdictions that has rejected the Allen Charge in whole or in part. The cited case is State v. Thomas, 342 P.2d 197 (Ariz. 1959). In Thomas, Albert Thomas was charged with first-degree...
  • Dec 8

    Malice, Manslaughter, and the Michael Slager Trial

    Malice, Manslaughter, and the Michael Slager Trial
    According to the foreman of the jury in the Michael Slager trial, the jury was focusing on a lesser manslaughter conviction for Slager rather than murder, which under South Carolina law requires "malice aforethought." "We had…
  • Dec 7

    The Allen Charge Project: Alaska

    The Allen Charge Project: Alaska
    The key Alaska case regarding the Allen Charge is Fields v. State, 487 P.2d 831 (Alaska 1971). In Fields, Eugene Field and Joseph Bassett appealed from their convictions for assault with a dangerous weapon, attempted robbery, robbery, and…
Rank this Week: 2021

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/
  • Dec 9

    [Eugene Volokh] Should there be more or fewer immigrants from Muslim countries to the U.S.?

    [Eugene Volokh] Should there be more or fewer immigrants from Muslim countries to the U.S.?
    Geert Wilders sits in a courtroom in Schiphol, Netherlands, on March 18. (Michael Kooren/Reuters) “Should there be more or fewer immigrants from Muslim countries to the U.S.?” It’s an important question — as all…
  • Dec 9

    [Eugene Volokh] Fake news and the law, from 1798 to now

    [Eugene Volokh] Fake news and the law, from 1798 to now
    I haven’t said much about the “fake news” debate, largely because so much about it is obvious — 1) false statements are bad, but 2) various actions (especially by the government) to try to stamp out such false…
  • Dec 9

    [Will Baude] The death penalty ‘courtesy’ stay has disappeared already

    [Will Baude] The death penalty ‘courtesy’ stay has disappeared already
    Last night the state of Alabama executed Ronald Smith, and the Supreme Court, by a 4-4 vote, denied a stay of execution. However, as BuzzFeed notes, last month the Supreme Court voted to stay an execution by another Alabama man, Thomas…
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Dec 9

    Harris on Riley and Third-Party Search Doctrine

    Harris on Riley and Third-Party Search Doctrine
    David A. Harris (University of Pittsburgh - School of Law) have posted Riley v. California and the Beginning of the End for the Third-Party Search Doctrine (University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 18, p. 895, 2016) on…
  • Dec 9

    Kuersten on Neuroimaging

    Kuersten on Neuroimaging
    Andreas Kuersten has posted When a Picture is Not Worth a Thousand Words (The George Washington Law Review Arguendo, vol. 84, pp. 178-91 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: It is frequently put forth that the admission of neuroimaging...
  • Dec 9

    Malone & Waibel on Extradition

    Malone & Waibel on Extradition
    Trina Malone and Michael Waibel (University of Cambridge and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law) have posted Constitutional Protections Afforded to Individuals Subject to an Extradition Request (Forthcoming in Max Planck Encyclopedia of…
Rank this Week: 98

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: 439

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/
  • Dec 9

    Let No Good Deed Go Unpunished

    Let No Good Deed Go Unpunished
    The Georgia Supreme Court accepted a petition for voluntary discipline of a Review Panel reprimand of an attorney who had provided financial assistance to a needy client from an earned fee that he held in his escrow account. In May...
  • Dec 9

    No Voluntary Reprimand Where Attorney Makes Misrepresentation

    No Voluntary Reprimand Where Attorney Makes Misrepresentation
    The Georgia Supreme Court rejected a petition for voluntary discipline of a reprimand because the attorney's statement regarding restitution was untrue Shahab was admitted to the Bar in 2009, and admits that in 2013 and 2014, he was retained…
  • Dec 9

    Disbarment Recommendation Comes Over Eight Years After Client Complained

    Disbarment Recommendation Comes Over Eight Years After Client Complained
    Whenever you look at a disciplinary case in the District of Columbia, it is useful to consider the timeline of events. In other words, how long is the process taking? An Ad Hoc Hearing Committee filed a report yesterday that...
Rank this Week: 243

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Dec 9

    On Child Custody and Accusations of Abuse

    On Child Custody and Accusations of Abuse
    From 100Reporters: Judge Bowles, who trains his fellow jurists in domestic and family violence matters, said that it’s common for courts to believe that mothers press for no contact with their ex-spouses for reasons other than safety. He…
  • Dec 9

    Paid Sick Leave

    Paid Sick Leave
    From the Washington Post: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) will propose legislation requiring companies with at least 50 employees to provide five days a year of paid sick leave, triggering a likely standoff with Democratic lawmakers who tried…
  • Dec 8

    Grey divorce

    Grey divorce
    From Financial Review: Australians are getting divorced later in life, with the age at divorce hitting a record high of 45 years for men and 43 years for women in 2015, as both sexes delay marriage but stay married for...
Rank this Week: 325

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/
Rank this Week: 115

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 111

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Briefing Change In SCOTUS Transgender Case May Have Substantive Impact

    Briefing Change In SCOTUS Transgender Case May Have Substantive Impact
    In October, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G., a high profile case on bathroom choice by transgender students in schools receiving federal funds. (See prior posting.) Today SCOTUSblog…
  • Dec 9

    4th Circuit Hears Employment Discrimination Case

    4th Circuit Hears Employment Discrimination Case
    The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday heard oral arguments in Abeles v. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. (Audio of full oral argument.) In April, a Virginia federal district court rejected plaintiff's claim that she…
  • Dec 9

    Company Using FLDS Child Labor Held In Contempt

    Company Using FLDS Child Labor Held In Contempt
    In Perez v. Paragon Contractors Corp., (D UT, Dec. 6, 2016), a Utah federal district court held that a construction company which had previously been enjoined from using child labor was in contempt for now, in cooperation with the FLDS…
Rank this Week: 31

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 35

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Copyright question of the day, Colting edition

    Copyright question of the day, Colting edition
    Frederik Colting and his partner have a new line of books, KinderGuides, which are children's versions of classics like On the Road and Breakfast at Tiffany's.  Fair use?http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Dec 6

    Fifth Circuit reverses multimillion-dollar antitrust verdict based on false advertising, remand

    Fifth Circuit reverses multimillion-dollar antitrust verdict based on false advertising, remand
    Retractable Technologies, Inc. v. Becton Dickinson & Co., No. 14-41384, 2016 WL 7046601, -- F.3d – (5th Cir. Dec. 2, 2016)Regardless of the merits, courts don’t want plaintiffs bringing false advertising claims as antitrust…
  • Dec 5

    Mardi Gras bead dogs live

    Mardi Gras bead dogs live
    At least the trademark registration does.  Remember the Mardi Gras bead dog case, Nola Spice, in which the PTO accidentally accepted a Section 15 incontestability statement during the pendency of an appeal of an order cancelling the…
Rank this Week: 140

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: 688

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/
  • Dec 9

    Freedom of Choice

    Freedom of Choice
    Multiple choice questions are dumb. Even so, we've created a society where much of a person's life is dependent upon being good at coloring in computer-generated circles with graphite (PSAT, SAT, LSAT, ACT, etc., etc.). Unfortunately, one's…
  • Dec 7

    Exams are coming!

    Exams are coming!
    Monday marks the first day of exams for 1L students at my institution and I can sense it. Students are stressed and it is only going to get worse. Students are trying to determine what they can accomplish in the...
  • Dec 6

    Director of Academic Success Position at U of Idaho - Boise Campu

    Director of Academic Success Position at U of Idaho - Boise Campu
    ASP Listserv information: This is a newly created position, created to ensure that we continue to deliver excellent academic support to our students with the addition of the 1L year at our Boise location (scheduled to begin in Fall 2017)....
Rank this Week: 4234

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/
  • Dec 9

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Head Transplant Patient Will Use Virtual Reality to Smooth Transition to New Body, Smithsonian Magazine Stay Optimistic, Live Longer?, The New York Times Strobe Lighting Provides a Flicker of Hope in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s, The…
  • Dec 7

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    External brain stimulation goes deep, Nature News Neuroscience hasn’t been weaponized – it’s been a tool of war from the start, The Conversation A Dose of a Hallucinogen From a ‘Magic Mushroom,’ and Then Lasting…
  • Dec 7

    "Foreword: Criminal Behavior and the Brain: When Law and Neuroscience Collide"

    "Foreword: Criminal Behavior and the Brain: When Law and Neuroscience Collide"
    Recently published on SSRN (and Fordham Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 399-422, 2016): "Foreword: Criminal Behavior and the Brain: When Law and Neuroscience Collide" DEBORAH W. DENNO, Fordham University School of Law This Foreword provides an…
Rank this Week: 363

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Dec 9

    Are Legacy Airline Mergers Pro- or Anti-Competitive? Evidence from Recent U.S. Airline Merger

    Are Legacy Airline Mergers Pro- or Anti-Competitive? Evidence from Recent U.S. Airline Merger
    Dennis W. Carlton, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Mark A. Israel, Compass Lexecon, Ian MacSwain, Compass Lexecon and Eugene Orlov, Compass Lexecon ask Are Legacy Airline Mergers…
  • Dec 9

    Private Ordering in Chinese Antitrust

    Private Ordering in Chinese Antitrust
    Angela Zhang, Kings College discusses Private Ordering in Chinese Antitrust. ABSTRACT: This Article begins with an inquiry into why there is a rarity of private challenges of decisions made by the Chinese antitrust authorities. The legal…
  • Dec 9

    Global Governance of Antitrust and the Need for a BRICS Joint Research Platform in Competition Law and Policy

    Global Governance of Antitrust and the Need for a BRICS Joint Research Platform in Competition Law and Policy
    Ioannis Lianos, UCL describes Global Governance of Antitrust and the Need for a BRICS Joint Research Platform in Competition Law and Policy. ABSTRACT: In May 2016 the BRICS competition authorities signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU),…
Rank this Week: 69

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/
  • Dec 9

    Comparison of law school adjuncts to adjuncts in other parts of the university

    Comparison of law school adjuncts to adjuncts in other parts of the university
    Surveys have confirmed the perception that adjuncts play a major and important role in US legal education. The most recent surveys which were conducted in 2007 and 2010 have demonstrated the extensive use of adjuncts at most U.S law schools.…
  • Dec 9

    Professor Michael L. Rich

    Professor Michael L. Rich
    Michael L. Rich of Elon law passed away Wednesday, after a several-years illness. Michael was a guest prawf in April of this year and wrote movingly about his experiences and challenges balancing his prawf life with a terminal illness. Our…
  • Dec 8

    JOTWELL: Effron on Gardner on Forum Non Convenien

    JOTWELL: Effron on Gardner on Forum Non Convenien
    The new Courts Law essay comes from Robin Effron (Brooklyn), reviewing Maggie Gardner, Retiring Forum Non Conveniens (forthcoming N.Y.U. L. Rev.).
Rank this Week: 68

nathuLAW

nathuLAW

Focuses on the interplay between law and education in the Caribbean region, with particular reference to Trinidad and Tobago.

http://nathulaw.com
Rank this Week: 2103

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: 1516

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/
  • Dec 9

    People v. Franklin (Cal. Ct. App. - June 30, 2016)

    People v. Franklin (Cal. Ct. App. - June 30, 2016)
    This is not a good relationship."Crystal Delgado dated appellant on and off over a nine-month period from February to November 2013."  Okay, every relationship has its ups and downs."They fought frequently . . . ."  Not good, but…
  • Dec 7

    Munoz Santos v. Thomas (9th Cir. - July 28, 2016)

    Munoz Santos v. Thomas (9th Cir. - July 28, 2016)
    One possible view of this en banc opinion is to perceive it as a classic liberal/conservative split in which the former outnumber the latter in the draw.  And, to a degree, that's true.The dissent consists of Judges Callahan and Ikuta.…
  • Dec 6

    Japanese Village v. FTA (9th Cir. - Dec. 6, 2016)

    Japanese Village v. FTA (9th Cir. - Dec. 6, 2016)
    Bonus question for the day:The shortened caption for this opinion is "Japanese Village v. FTA."  What's the FTA?(No peeking).Answer:........The Federal Transit Administration.Give yourself a dollar if you got that one correct.P.S. - The…
Rank this Week: 164

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 9

    Promoting Parenting Assessments by Discouraging Complaint

    Promoting Parenting Assessments by Discouraging Complaint
    In family law disputes, parenting assessments – also called bilateral assessments, custody and access reports, parenting evaluations and so on – are reports prepared by mental health professionals aimed at providing parents and…
  • Dec 9

    One Good Habit All Associates Need to Break

    One Good Habit All Associates Need to Break
    Miranda is stressed out and fighting fires on all her files. A slew of sudden departures and maternity leaves have left her as the lone associate in a busy corporate practice. She has more work than she can handle and is behind on it all…
  • Dec 9

    Empathy in the Law: Does the Robin Camp Inquiry Committee Recommendation Encourage a “Postempathy Era”?

    Empathy in the Law: Does the Robin Camp Inquiry Committee Recommendation Encourage a “Postempathy Era”?
    What role should empathy have in a system of laws? What does an empathetic legal system look like? In a recent article on the Robin Camp case, Brenda Cossman raised concerns about the Canadian Judicial Council Inquiry Committee recommendation…
Rank this Week: 88

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/
  • Dec 9

    Public Knowledge’s Lonely Echo Chamber of Copyright Advocacy

    Public Knowledge’s Lonely Echo Chamber of Copyright Advocacy
    Yesterday the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee issued the first set of policy proposals following their long-running copyright review process. These proposals were principally aimed at ensuring that the IT demands…
  • Dec 8

    Supreme Court’s Samsung v. Apple Decision and the Status of Design Patent

    Supreme Court’s Samsung v. Apple Decision and the Status of Design Patent
    On December 6 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated decision in Samsung Electronic Co. v. Apple Inc.  The opinion deferred for another day clarification of key policy questions raised by the design patent system.…
  • Dec 6

    When Past Is Not Prologue: The Weakness of the Economic Evidence Against Health Insurance Merger

    When Past Is Not Prologue: The Weakness of the Economic Evidence Against Health Insurance Merger
    I just posted a new ICLE white paper, co-authored with former ICLE Associate Director, Ben Sperry: When Past Is Not Prologue: The Weakness of the Economic Evidence Against Health Insurance Mergers. Yesterday the hearing in the DOJ’s…
Rank this Week: 250

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Dec 9

    Canadian Copyright Reform Requires Fix to the Fair Dealing Gap

    Canadian Copyright Reform Requires Fix to the Fair Dealing Gap
    In the decade of lobbying leading up to the reform of Canadian copyright law in 2012, copyright lobby groups had one core message: Canada needed to implement and ratify the World Intellectual Property Organization's Internet treaties. While…
  • Dec 8

    Upon Further Review, the Ruling Should Stand: Why the CRTC Made the Right Call on the Super Bowl Simsub Ban

    Upon Further Review, the Ruling Should Stand: Why the CRTC Made the Right Call on the Super Bowl Simsub Ban
    The CRTC's 2015 decision to ban simultaneous substitution from the Super Bowl broadcast starting in February 2017 has generated renewed criticism in recent days as the NFL, Bell, and the U.S. government launch a lobbying blitz against the…
  • Dec 7

    Google v. Equustek: The SCC Hearing on Internet Jurisdiction and Free Speech

    Google v. Equustek: The SCC Hearing on Internet Jurisdiction and Free Speech
    The Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments in Google v. Equustek Solutions, a hugely important Internet case with implications for Internet jurisdiction and free speech online. I wrote about the lower court and appellate court decisions and…
Rank this Week: 660

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Robinson and Robinson on the Triangle Fire and Its Aftermath

    Robinson and Robinson on the Triangle Fire and Its Aftermath
    Paul H. Robinson, University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Sarah M. Robinson, have posted 1911 – Triangle Factory Fire – Building Safety Codes, which is the first chapter of their forthcoming book, Tragedy, Outrage and Reform:…
  • Dec 8

    HLS Lectures on Diversity and U.S. Legal History

    HLS Lectures on Diversity and U.S. Legal History
    Harvard Today has posted a story on the lecture series, “Diversity and U.S. Legal History,” held at the Harvard Law School this semester.  HT reports that “the series was sponsored by Dean Martha Minow and organized by…
  • Dec 8

    Northwestern's Miller Post-Doc Fellowship

    Northwestern's Miller Post-Doc Fellowship
    [We have the following announcement of the Jack Miller Teaching and Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Legal Studies at Northwestern University, 2017-2019.]Northwestern’s Center for Legal Studies is pleased to continue a collaborative…
Rank this Week: 56

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 9

    Child Pornography, the Network Investigative Technique and the 4th Amendment

    Child Pornography, the Network Investigative Technique and the 4th Amendment
    This post examines an opinion issued by a U.S. District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina: U.S. v. Knowles, 2016 WL 6952109 (2016). The District Court Judge begins the opinion by explaining…
  • Dec 7

    Murder, the iPhone and the Fourth Amendment

    Murder, the iPhone and the Fourth Amendment
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts:  Commonwealth v. Williams, 2016 WL 7041629 (2016).  The court begins by explaining that “[b]efore us is the defendant's interlocutory appeal from the…
  • Dec 5

    The Civil Suit, the Juror’s Tweets and the Motion for a New Trial

    The Civil Suit, the Juror’s Tweets and the Motion for a New Trial
    This post examines an opinion the District Court of Appeal  of Florida – Fourth District recently issued in a civil appeal that involved a jury verdict in an action seeking damages for injuries sustained in an automobile…
Rank this Week: 600

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Dec 9

    ELC Essay #7: Zero Sum Games in Pollution Control: The Games We Create versus the Games We Discover

    ELC Essay #7: Zero Sum Games in Pollution Control: The Games We Create versus the Games We Discover
    by Robin Kundis Craig Robin Kundis Craig Environmental pollution lands us in zero-sum games. The more interesting question is: Do we discover these games? Or do we invent them? In other words, are there hard environmental limits on how…
  • Dec 8

    ELC Essay #6: Zero-Sum Environmental Governance

    ELC Essay #6: Zero-Sum Environmental Governance
    By Shannon Roesler The political climate that facilitated the passage of major pollution-control statutes, such as the Clean Air Act (CAA) and the Clean Water Act (CWA), may seem difficult to imagine today. When Congress passed the major…
  • Dec 7

    ELC Essay #5: Beyond Zero-Sum Thinking for Environmental Law

    ELC Essay #5: Beyond Zero-Sum Thinking for Environmental Law
    by Keith Hirokawa The issue addressed by this meeting of the Environmental Law Collaborative—zero-sum thinking and its application to environmental law—questions whether environmental quality is appropriately characterized as a zero-sum…
Rank this Week: 1353

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/
  • Dec 9

    Protecting Reproductive Rights Under Donald Trump

    Protecting Reproductive Rights Under Donald Trump
    New York Times (Dec. 7, 2016): Protecting Reproductive Rights Under Donald Trump, by Editorial Board: The New York Times Editorial Board notes that although it may be a long time before future appointments to the Supreme Court make it…
  • Dec 8

    Ohio Legislature Passes Unconstitutional Abortion Bill Seeking to Change Constitutional Standard

    Ohio Legislature Passes Unconstitutional Abortion Bill Seeking to Change Constitutional Standard
    Washington Post (December 7, 2016): Empowered by Trump Ohio legislature passes 'heartbeat' bill that would ban most abortions, by Sandy Somashekhar, The Ohio legislature has passed a bill that would ban abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat…
  • Dec 6

    Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights?

    Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights?
    Rewire (Dec. 6, 2016): Can 'Whole Woman's Health' Help Push Back Attacks on Voting Rights? by Jessica Mason Pieklo: One of the most interesting aspects of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt was the Supreme Court's willingness to scrutinize…
Rank this Week: 207

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 628

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Dec 9

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (December 9, 2016)

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (December 9, 2016)
    A day late, but certainly not a dollar short: Here are this week's Top Ten SSRN Contracts downloads. SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 314 The Role of the State in Contract...
  • Dec 7

    KCON XII Reminder: December 15 Registration and Hotal Deadline Approaching

    KCON XII Reminder: December 15 Registration and Hotal Deadline Approaching
    From Danielle Hart via the AALS Contracts Listserv: The 12th International Conference on Contracts is just around the corner and the substantive content of the conference is starting to take shape nicely. Here are some highlights so far:…
  • Dec 7

    Prince's Complicated Legal Legacy Continue

    Prince's Complicated Legal Legacy Continue
    When the legendary musician Prince died suddenly, he left behind an enormous volume of music and no will. The courts have already been dealing with how to distribute Prince's assets to a complicated and squabbling cadre of potential heirs.…
Rank this Week: 305

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: 704