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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

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

    IVR World Congre

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

    Champion of Champion

    Champion of Champion
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 995

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 1

    Tools, Oracles, Genies and Sovereigns: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Government

    Tools, Oracles, Genies and Sovereigns: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Government
    I have a new paper with the above title up on SSRN. This was a difficult paper to write but enjoyable in the end. Download it (twice, and tell your friends and acquaintances and even people you don't know about...
  • Aug 1

    How Obama’s Confidant Became a Climate Adversary -- NYMag

    How Obama’s Confidant Became a Climate Adversary -- NYMag
    Just after noon on June 18, Laurence H. Tribe, the nation’s foremost scholar of constitutional law, fired off an angry and anguished self-defense. “I just finished my roughly half-hour interview on WNYC with Brian Lehrer,”…
  • Aug 1

    The Insiders: Democrats can’t pretend forever - The Washington Post

    The Insiders: Democrats can’t pretend forever - The Washington Post
    With all the media focus on Donald Trump’s antics and the anxiety over the upcoming Republican primary debate, the mainstream media are mostly ignoring the surreal drift of the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton’s troubles.…
Rank this Week: 166

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: 87

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

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/
  • Aug 1

    Rotation

    Rotation
    August is upon us, which means that classes and submission season both loom and that it is time to say thanks and goodbye to our July visitors--Jeff, Catherine, Robin, Leigh, and Heather. And it means welcoming our August visitors. Returning…
  • Jul 31

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law
    I worked on Google’s Global Ethics & Compliance team from 2007-2010 and at that time the thought of labor law having anything to say about the happenings of the Bay Area tech scene seemed unimaginable to most people – including those…
  • Jul 31

    The End of Ambition?

    The End of Ambition?
    I hear that sixty is the new forty. I hope so. It's the end of the month, and I'm thinking about ends. And if the bromide is true, I'm premature. But here's a trigger warning anyway: what follows is about "ought" fading into…
Rank this Week: 62

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/
  • Aug 1

    Top 10: White Lies Managers Tell U

    Top 10: White Lies Managers Tell U
    From Resourceful Manager. Based on an extensive survey, here is the most common little white lie: “I was just getting ready to call you.” For the rest, please click here. (ljs)
  • Jul 31

    Great clinical training, less cost

    Great clinical training, less cost
    This is a new article by Professor Robert Kuehn called Pricing Clinical Legal Education challenging the assumption that expanding clinical training opportunities for law students costs too much. It is available at 92 Denv. U. L. Rev. 1 (2014)…
  • Jul 31

    Tips: When You’re Being Interviewed by the Media

    Tips: When You’re Being Interviewed by the Media
    Lots of people are afraid of speaking in public. And lots more have no idea how to handle a media interview. There is hope. From Cision, here is a helpful infograph with sound advice on conducting yourself before, during, and...
Rank this Week: 1245

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

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 1

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    WSJ: Advice For Parents With Children Living At Home After College TaxProf Blog Op-Ed By Kristin Hickman: Altera Corp. & Subs. v. Commissioner: The Tax Court Delivers An APA-Based Smackdown College President Becomes Uber Driver 'To…
  • Aug 1

    Hillary Clinton Releases Her 2007-2014 Joint Tax Returns Reporting $139 Million Income; 99% Of Charitable Contributions Went To Clinton Family Foundation

    Hillary Clinton Releases Her 2007-2014 Joint Tax Returns Reporting $139 Million Income; 99% Of Charitable Contributions Went To Clinton Family Foundation
    Hillary Clinton late Friday afternoon released her 2007-2014 tax returns, showing that she and Bill reported $139.1 million in adjusted gross income, paid $43.9 million in taxes (a 31.6% tax rate), and made $15 million (10.8% of their AGI) of…
  • Aug 1

    Tax Panel Today At SEALS

    Tax Panel Today At SEALS
    The Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2015 Annual Conference continues today in Boca Raton, FL with this tax panel: Workshop on Tax Law International and Corporate Taxation Tax planning today takes place against a backdrop of weak tax…
Rank this Week: 50

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/
  • Aug 1

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Law, Liberty, & State," edited by Dyzenhaus & Poole

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Law, Liberty, & State," edited by Dyzenhaus & Poole
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Law, Liberty and State: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt on the Rule of Law by David Dyzenhaus & Thomas Poole. Here is a description: Oakeshott, Hayek and Schmitt are associated with a conservative…
  • Aug 1

    Download of the Week: " ‘Abstract Endangerment,’ Two Harm Principles, and Two Routes to Criminalization" by Duff & Marshall

    Download of the Week: " ‘Abstract Endangerment,’ Two Harm Principles, and Two Routes to Criminalization" by Duff & Marshall
    The Download of the Week is ‘Abstract Endangerment,’ Two Harm Principles, and Two Routes to Criminalization by R. A. Duff & S. E. Marshall . Here is the abstract: We need to distinguish, as theorists too often fail to distinguish,...
  • Jul 31

    Bell on Outgrowing Copyright

    Bell on Outgrowing Copyright
    Tom W. Bell (Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law) has posted Outgrowing Copyright: The Effect of Market Size on Copyright Policy on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Does copyright protection offer the best means of stimulating…
Rank this Week: 43

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 34

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Aug 1

    BC Law is hiring

    BC Law is hiring
    From our appointments chair I have the following announcement: BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL expects to make two faculty appointments in fields that might include constitutional law and/or taxation. Hiring rank would be dependent on the…
  • Jul 30

    DOJ files for cert in Newman

    DOJ files for cert in Newman
    Since the financial crisis in 2008, the DOJ has been teaching yet another generation of insider traders the important lesson that one shall not trade on confidential inside information. However, that campaign took a big - one might say…
  • Jul 27

    Crown jewels making a comeback

    Crown jewels making a comeback
    Christina Sautter has a new paper - Fleecing the Family Jewels, which is set to appear in the Tulane Law Review. The paper argues that crown jewel deal protections have made a comeback in recent years and reminds us why...
Rank this Week: 151

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 1

    Judge Retroactively Recognizes 2001 Common Law Same-Sex Marriage

    Judge Retroactively Recognizes 2001 Common Law Same-Sex Marriage
    A Pennsylvania Judge has recently recognized a common law same-sex marriage even though one of the spouses died before the State legalized same-sex marriage. Thanks to Judge C. Theodore Fritsch Jr.’s decision Sabrina Maurer will be able to…
  • Aug 1

    Lawsuit Seeks To Bar Man Convicted Of Murdering Mother From Receiving Life Insurance

    Lawsuit Seeks To Bar Man Convicted Of Murdering Mother From Receiving Life Insurance
    In Chesapeake Virginia, a man has filed a lawsuit to prevent his half-brother to be able to collect on their deceased mother’s life insurance. Ryan Martinez and his girlfriend Airika Liljegren were both convicted in 2013 of killing…
  • Aug 1

    Article On New Statutes Concerning Gifts To Caretaker

    Article On New Statutes Concerning Gifts To Caretaker
    Robert Barton (Holland & Knight), Lisa M. Lukaszewski (Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg), & Stacie W. Lau (Holland & Knight) recently published an article entitled, Gifts to Caretakers: Acts of Gratitude or Disguised Malfeasance? New…
Rank this Week: 61

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Tani Reviews Edwards, "A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction"

    Tani Reviews Edwards, "A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction"
    JOTWELL has just posted my admiring review of A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2015), by Laura F. Edwards (Duke University). Here's the first few paragraphs:“Black…
  • Jul 31

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    "Donald Trump’s lawyer was right: In some places, raping your wife is still treated like a minor offense" -- so says legal historian Jill Hasday (University of Minnesota) in an op-ed in the Washington Post.Over at Public Seminar,…
  • Jul 31

    Oliveri, "Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis"

    Oliveri, "Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis"
    Rigel Christine Oliveri (University of Missouri School of Law) has posted "Setting the Stage for Ferguson: Housing Discrimination and Segregation in St. Louis," which is forthcoming in the Missouri Law Review. Here's the abstract:The events…
Rank this Week: 59

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/
  • Aug 1

    Suspension Proposed For Disenchanted Attorney

    Suspension Proposed For Disenchanted Attorney
    The Illinois Review Board has recommended a six-month suspension Eva and Andrew Janas consulted with Respondent on October 21, 2010 because Andrew was experiencing business difficulties. They discussed the possibility of obtaining a divorce…
  • Jul 30

    Death Must Be Caused Willfully To Invoke Slayer Statute

    Death Must Be Caused Willfully To Invoke Slayer Statute
    The Mississippi Supreme Court has held that a person found not incompetent to stand trial on charges that he had murdered his mother is not necessarily precluded from recovery by the Slayer Statute. Based upon this Court’s holding that…
  • Jul 30

    Sanction For Accusations Of Judicial Misconduct

    Sanction For Accusations Of Judicial Misconduct
    The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board has recommended a suspension of a year and a day with six months stayed and probation of an attorney who, among other things, accused a judge of misconduct This case highlights the unfavorable…
Rank this Week: 239

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: 763

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Aug 1

    The US 2020 HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Limits of ACA

    The US 2020 HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Limits of ACA
    On July 30, the White House announced the updated 2020 HIV/AIDS strategy. The admirable vision of the strategy is that “The United States will become a place where new HIV infections are rare, and when they do occur, every person,...
  • Jul 27

    Payments to Egg "Donors"

    Payments to Egg "Donors"
    Interesting article in today’s Wall Street Journal about a lawsuit over limits on payments by fertility clinics to women who supply eggs for infertile couples. Under influential, though not mandatory, guidelines issued by the American…
  • Jul 22

    Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care Session on Medicaid at the AALS

    Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care Session on Medicaid at the AALS
    A reminder that a call for papers has been issued for the session of the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care at the 2016 AALS meeting. Here's the information about the session: Our section program for the 2016 meeting...
Rank this Week: 821

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/
  • Aug 1

    "Race and the Law in the Genomic Age: A Problem for Equal Treatment Under the Law"

    "Race and the Law in the Genomic Age: A Problem for Equal Treatment Under the Law"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook on Law and Technology): "Race and the Law in the Genomic Age: A Problem for Equal Treatment Under the Law" ROBIN BRADLEY KAR, University of Illinois College of Law JOHN...
  • Jul 26

    "No Pain, No Gain: How 'Objective' is Neuroimaging for Women and Minorities?"

    "No Pain, No Gain: How 'Objective' is Neuroimaging for Women and Minorities?"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy): "No Pain, No Gain: How 'Objective' is Neuroimaging for Women and Minorities?" SEEMA MOHAPATRA, Barry University - Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law…
  • Jul 24

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): The Buddhist and the Neuroscientist, The Atlantic In The Popular Press: Brain Area Found That May Make Humans Unique, Nature News The Desserts Looked Delicious. Then Scientists Rewired Their Brains To…
Rank this Week: 834

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 192

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/
  • Aug 1

    Clinton Monster Movie

    Clinton Monster Movie
    I guess this is what yukked them up in Hilary Clinton campaign HQ.
  • Jul 29

    Win 10 GIF

    Win 10 GIF
    Cute.
  • Jul 29

    We’re #1 (in Fraud)

    We’re #1 (in Fraud)
    By nearly any measure, sunny South Florida is tops in fraud (AP): Since the first settlers hacked their way into the mangrove tangles and drained much of the swampland, sunny South Florida has been virtually synonymous with shady deals and…
Rank this Week: 13

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/
  • Aug 1

    Land use law articles posted to SSRN in July

    Land use law articles posted to SSRN in July
    Here is the round-up of land use law-related articles posted to SSRN's Property, Land Use & Real Estate Law eJournal in July. I took several new approaches this month in my ever-evolving effort to "get it right." First, I…
  • Jul 31

    Northeastern Law School Conference on Tackling the Urban Core Puzzle.

    Northeastern Law School Conference on Tackling the Urban Core Puzzle.
    Northeastern Law School just announced a conference on the Urban Core as part of their Legal Scholarship 4.0 series. There is also a junior works-in-progress event associated with this conference (occurring on Halloween - spooky) but you…
  • Jul 29

    The Latest on Fair Housing

    The Latest on Fair Housing
    In the last couple of days I've run across some interesting mainstream journalism on fair housing issues - not something that normally gets a lot of play. But I thought this blog's readers would be interested. The first is Brentin...
Rank this Week: 584

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 1

    Cecil, Hercules, Leo, and Billions of Unnamed Animal

    Cecil, Hercules, Leo, and Billions of Unnamed Animal
    by Michael DorfAmidst the furor over dentist Walter Palmer's killing of Cecil the Lion, on Wednesday a New York trial court judge ruled against the Nonhuman Rights Project's habeas corpus action on behalf of two chimpanzees--Hercules and…
  • Jul 31

    Supreme Snark

    Supreme Snark
    by Michael DorfAs I noted earlier in the week, on Tuesday I was one of the panelists for the Practicing Law Institute's all-day Supreme Court Review session. Many interesting topics were discussed. Here I want to consider one set of them: The…
  • Jul 30

    Blaming the Victims -- German Style versus U.S. Style

    Blaming the Victims -- German Style versus U.S. Style
    by Neil H. BuchananToday, Verdict published Part Two of my two-column series analyzing the Greek/euro disaster.  Part One, published on Tuesday, was devoted mostly to describing the simple economics of the situation, as well as the…
Rank this Week: 214

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Aug 1

    Welcome to Our August Blogger

    Welcome to Our August Blogger
    Our August student guest blogger will be 2L James Wold. James is originally from Janesville, Wisconsin, and has worked for over a decade as a sports editor. He is interested in sports law, particularly international sports law. Many thanks to…
  • Jul 28

    Broad Support for Regional Economic Cooperation Found in New Law School Poll

    Broad Support for Regional Economic Cooperation Found in New Law School Poll
      A substantial majority of people in the Chicago “megacity” – the region stretching from the Milwaukee area, across metropolitan Chicago, and into northwest Indiana – want to see their political leaders make a…
  • Jul 27

    Marquette Students Study Comparative Law in Germany

    Marquette Students Study Comparative Law in Germany
    This is week Two of the Summer Session in International and Comparative Law, taking place in Giessen, Germany.  Pictured to the left are my students in the class on Comparative Law.  They come from Mexico, Peru, Senegal, Brazil,…
Rank this Week: 970

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: 430

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/
  • Aug 1

    Request for Public Comment on Exchange-Traded Product

    Request for Public Comment on Exchange-Traded Product
    The SEC is soliciting comments on exchange-traded products and the window for comment is drawing to a close. This issue has not received the attention that it deserves. Hopefully, some of this Blog's readers will consider contributing. The…
  • Aug 1

    Law Professor Survey on the Use of Popular Culture in Law Teaching

    Law Professor Survey on the Use of Popular Culture in Law Teaching
    Cynthia Bond, a professor at John Marshall Law School, has requested that I post the following survey announcement: Greetings Law Teacher Colleagues: I am working on an article this summer on uses of popular culture in the law school…
  • Aug 1

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Bryce Cullinane, Case Note, Assessing Irving Picard's Writ of certiorari in Picard v. JPMorgan Chase: Another Chapter in the Saga of Bernie…
Rank this Week: 263

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 1

    Criminal Removal Case Before the Supreme Court: Torres v. Lynch

    Criminal Removal Case Before the Supreme Court: Torres v. Lynch
    In June, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Torres v. Lynch, which presents the question whether a state offense constitutes an "aggravated felony" under 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43), on the ground that the state offense is…
  • Aug 1

    Who's Next? Trump Goes After Spanish Immigrant, Celebrity Chef Jose André

    Who's Next? Trump Goes After Spanish Immigrant, Celebrity Chef Jose André
    The Washington Post reports that Donald Trump has sued celebrity chef José Andrés, who backed out of a deal to open the flagship restaurant in Trump’s D.C. luxury hotel. Trump has filed a $10 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against…
  • Aug 1

    Bernie Sanders and the Immigration Third Rail: Why I am Not Sure About His Presidential Candidacy

    Bernie Sanders and the Immigration Third Rail: Why I am Not Sure About His Presidential Candidacy
    Many of my progressive friends were quick to jump on the Bernie Sanders for President bandwagon. His populist, class conscious, perhaps even socialist approach to many policy issues of the day intrigued liberals looking for something more…
Rank this Week: 52

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 1

    Lawmaker Ready to Introduce Legislation to Stop Same-Sex Marriage in Tennessee

    Lawmaker Ready to Introduce Legislation to Stop Same-Sex Marriage in Tennessee
    From WKRN.com: A state lawmaker is ready to introduce legislation, if need be, to stop marriage licenses from being issued across the state, all because of the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. State Rep. Rick Womick (R), of…
  • Jul 31

    Paternity Leave for Single Military Fathers?

    Paternity Leave for Single Military Fathers?
    From Military Times: Possible paternity leave for single sailor fathers is on the radar, according to a Navy spokeswoman. Married service members are allowed 10 days of paternity leave that is not against their other leave under a 2008 law...
  • Jul 30

    Christian Schools Ask Supreme Court to Strike Down Obamacare Abortion Mandate

    Christian Schools Ask Supreme Court to Strike Down Obamacare Abortion Mandate
    From The Washington Examiner: A group of Christian schools wants the Supreme Court to strike down an Obamacare mandate that they provide health plans that enable access to abortion-inducing pills, the latest religious nonprofits to challenge…
Rank this Week: 388

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 202

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Aug 1

    International Court of Justice Schedules Public Hearings in Two Case

    International Court of Justice Schedules Public Hearings in Two Case
    The International Court of Justice has scheduled public hearings for October in two pending matters: In the case of Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Preliminary…
  • Jul 31

    Illinois Enacts Law to Better Implement Consular Notification

    Illinois Enacts Law to Better Implement Consular Notification
    The issue of consular notification and access has been much in the news and in the courts in the United States over the last fifteen years. The United States has been brought before the International Court of Justice three times...
  • Jul 30

    World Day Against Trafficking in Person

    World Day Against Trafficking in Person
    Pursuant to a 2013 United Nations General Assembly Resolution (68/192), July 30 is designated as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness about the problem and to focus on protection of victims. The UN estimates that…
Rank this Week: 861

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • Aug 1

    Legal Analytics to Build Substantive Legal Strategy

    Legal Analytics to Build Substantive Legal Strategy
    Lex Machina and Ravel Law are two start-ups in the legal analytics space. Per an invite that arrived in my email yesterday, these companies are collaborating on an upcoming webinar that shows lawyers how to use legal analytics to build...
  • Jul 29

    "Solicitors 'in denial' about threat from accountants"

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

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

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (Part II)
    If you're trying to maximize the financial value of an undergraduate degree, it is better to bet on course of study than college prestige. Indeed, prestige is largely irrelevant to those who major in engineering, computer science, or math.…
Rank this Week: 2040

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Aug 1

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 4

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 4
    This conversation started with my post about planned early dispute resolution (PEDR). My friend, Peter Benner, and I exchanged comments in that post.  Here are links to Part 2-ish and Part 3 in this conversation.…
  • Jul 23

    A Contracts Take on Consumer Arbitration Agreement

    A Contracts Take on Consumer Arbitration Agreement
    Over at Concurring Opinions Lawrence Cunningham (GW) has posted a contract law perspective on adhesion contracts with arbitration agreements.  Enjoy.    
  • Jul 23

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 3

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 3
    This conversation started with my post about planned early dispute resolution (PEDR).  My friend, Peter Benner, and I exchanged comments in that post.  Because we decided to continue this conversation for a while, I am posting our…
Rank this Week: 915

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/
  • Aug 1

    Halliburton – have we learned nothing?

    Halliburton – have we learned nothing?
    The Halliburton district court finally issued its decision (.pdf) on the plaintiffs’ renewed motion for class certification – and I’m afraid it’s exactly as incoherent as the most pessimistic predictions might have anticipated. The…
  • Jul 31

    Khan, Serafeim, & Yoon on Corporate Sustainability and Materiality

    Khan, Serafeim, & Yoon on Corporate Sustainability and Materiality
    Mozaffar Khan, George Serafeim, and Aaron Yoon of Harvard Business School have posted an interesting working paper entitled Corporate Sustainability: First Evidence on Materiality. The abstract follows: An increasing number of companies make…
  • Jul 30

    Funding Tips from Angel Investors and Venture Capitalist

    Funding Tips from Angel Investors and Venture Capitalist
    Last week I attended a panel discussion with angel investors and venture capitalists hosted by Refresh Miami. Almost two hundred entrepreneurs and tech professionals attended the summer startup series to learn the inside scoop on fundraising…
Rank this Week: 248

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
  • Aug 1

    Gedächtnisschrift for Hannes Unberath

    Gedächtnisschrift for Hannes Unberath
    The publishing house C.H. Beck has recently released the “Gedächtnisschrift für Hannes Unberath”. Edited by Stefan Arnold and Stephan Lorenz the volume contains, among others, four German language contributions…
  • Jul 31

    It’s Taken 15 Years…

    It’s Taken 15 Years…
    …For the Spanish lawmaker to fulfill the promise, made in 2000, of a Ley de cooperación juridical internacional en material civil. The new Act can be downloaded here. It will come into force  in twenty days.…
  • Jul 30

    Out now: The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member State

    Out now: The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member State
    Dr. Agnieszka Okonska, LL.M. (Leipzig), has just published a monumental comparative study on “The Counterclaim in the Civil Procedural Law of the European Union and its Member States” (Die Widerklage im Zivilprozessrecht der…
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Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Another "Home-Field" Advantage for Tom Brady in New York?

    Another "Home-Field" Advantage for Tom Brady in New York?
    With each passing day, we are discovering that litigating in New York presents Tom Brady with advantages not available to him in Minnesota. As my estimable colleague, Alan Milstein, pointed out the other day, the "manifest disregard of the…
  • Jul 30

    MORE OF THE BRADY BUNCH

    MORE OF THE BRADY BUNCH
    (This post in authored by Alan Milstein)Sometimes lawyers can outthink themselves.Much has been written about where Tom Brady was going to file his Motion to Vacate the Commissioner’s arbitration decision. The good money was on…
  • Jul 29

    Request: Myths of Baseball Rule

    Request: Myths of Baseball Rule
    At SEALS earlier this week, I was part of a very successful discussion group titled Baseball and Law, Law and Baseball, which explored a variety of links between baseball and law. My very small piece was a request for ideas on a future work,…
Rank this Week: 431

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jul 31

    Kahan on Emotion in Criminal Law

    Kahan on Emotion in Criminal Law
    Dan M. Kahan (Yale University - Law School) has posted Two Conceptions of Two Conceptions of Emotion in Criminal Law: An Essay Inspired by Bill Stuntz (prepublication draft of Kahan, D. M. (2011). Two Conceptions of Two Conceptions of…
  • Jul 31

    Aliverti on The Wrong of Unlawful Immigration

    Aliverti on The Wrong of Unlawful Immigration
    Ana Aliverti (University of Warwick - School of Law) has posted The Wrongs of Unlawful Immigration (Criminal Law and Philosophy, DOI 10.1007/s11572-015-9377-y (pp 1-18) (Online First)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: For too long, criminal law…
  • Jul 31

    Pfaff on Federal Grants and State Imprisonment

    Pfaff on Federal Grants and State Imprisonment
    John F. Pfaff (Fordham University School of Law) has posted Federal Sentencing in the States: Some Thoughts on Federal Grants and State Imprisonment (Hastings Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: As the movement to reduce…
Rank this Week: 161

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 418

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Jul 31

    July 2015 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project

    July 2015 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project
    July 2015 in Retrospect is available here: http://www.internetjurisdiction.net/observatory/retrospect/2015-july/ Retrospect is the monthly newsletter of the Internet & Jurisdiction Project - a global multi-stakeholder dialogue…
  • Jul 31

    Confidentiality Creep and the Death Penalty

    Confidentiality Creep and the Death Penalty
    Today, North Carolina’s Governor Pat McCrory has a bill on his desk that would make it impossible for the public to find out what entities are supplying the chemical cocktail – the drugs – to be used for lethal injections in…
  • Jul 13

    Backdoors, Spyware, and 'Going Dark'

    Backdoors, Spyware, and 'Going Dark'
    The past week or two have been fascinating ones for those following cyber security news…  - The director of the FBI has taken to the blogosphere to further push for a discussion about the problem of law enforcement “going…
Rank this Week: 536

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/
  • Jul 31

    What if colleges issued parents an itemized tuition bill?

    What if colleges issued parents an itemized tuition bill?
    An amusing idea from philosopher Erik Banks (Wright State).
  • Jul 31

    New Books in July

    New Books in July
    Authors and/or publishers kindly sent me these new books in July: Peirce by Albert Atkin (Routledge, 2016) [this is part of my Routledge Philosophers series] The Trolley Problem Mysteries by F.M. Kamm (Oxford University Press, 2015) (with…
  • Jul 30

    A dentist killed a lion...

    A dentist killed a lion...
    ...and the Internet swung into action.
Rank this Week: 180

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Jul 31

    Evaluating the Government's cert petition in US v. Newman

    Evaluating the Government's cert petition in US v. Newman
    DealBook reports that: What constitutes insider trading has always been open to interpretation. Now, the Supreme Court is being asked to decide a knotty question: How much of a benefit does the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Jul 31

    Prior posts on US v. Newman and the personal benefit requirement in insider trading tipping case

    Prior posts on US v. Newman and the personal benefit requirement in insider trading tipping case
    I'm working up a post on the government's cert petition in US v. Newman. In the meanwhile here are some earlier posts: The personal benefit element of insider trading tipping liability post ... Dec... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Jul 30

    Be my amici: ABA Blawg 100 Nominations are open

    Be my amici: ABA Blawg 100 Nominations are open
    Email from the ABA Journal: We're working on our annual list of the 100 best legal blogs, and we'd like your advice on which blogs you think we should include. Go to this link to tell us about a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
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Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

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

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Jul 31

    Justice Brown

    Justice Brown
    Welcome to all our readers who have been coming looking for quotes by SCC J. Brown. Look around and stick for other excellent commentary by our current authors. You may have go far back in the archives to find his...
  • Jul 27

    Congratulations SCC Justice Brown

    Congratulations SCC Justice Brown
    My former colleague has had a truly meteoric rise, from assistant professor to associate professor to full professor to Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench to the Alberta Court of Appeal and now: The Supreme Court of Canada!…
  • Jul 22

    Alberta Court of Appeal finds Builders’ Lien Act trust valid in bankruptcy

    Alberta Court of Appeal finds Builders’ Lien Act trust valid in bankruptcy
    In its recent decision of Iona Contractors Ltd. v Guarantee Company of North America,[1] a divided (2:1) Court of Appeal held that a payment obligation of an owner to a bankrupt general contractor was subject to a valid trust under...
Rank this Week: 1144

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/
  • Jul 31

    We, Cyborg: An Introduction

    We, Cyborg: An Introduction
    It’s my first post in a long time, and I appreciate Dan giving me the opportunity to talk and to listen here again as a guest on the Lounge. Thanks, Dan! I have been thinking a lot (not alot) lately...
  • Jul 31

    Faculty Hiring: Tennessee

    Faculty Hiring: Tennessee
    From our friends in Knoxville: THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications from both entry-level and lateral candidates for as many as two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions to commence in the Fall Semester 2016.…
  • Jul 31

    Maatman: The Historical Authenticity of Watchman

    Maatman: The Historical Authenticity of Watchman
    We're nearing the end of the Watchman symposium -- we may have another post or two by Monday and then Steve Lubet will conclude the symposium early next week. This post is by Mary Ellen Maatman, who teaches Employment Discrimination...
Rank this Week: 132

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

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

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Jul 31

    9th Circuit Rejects VPPA Claims Against Netflix For Intra-Household Disclosure

    9th Circuit Rejects VPPA Claims Against Netflix For Intra-Household Disclosure
    Plaintiffs sued Netflix under the Video Privacy Protection Act for Netflix’s display of a subscriber’s queue and recommendation list on televisions connected to the subscriber’s account. In other words, if a…
  • Jul 31

    Two 512(f) Rulings Where The Litigants Dispute Copyright Ownership

    Two 512(f) Rulings Where The Litigants Dispute Copyright Ownership
    When is it appropriate to send copyright takedown notices in the midst of an underlying battle over who owns the copyright? This issue is coming up with increasing frequency, as takedown notices can create more battlefronts for the parties…
  • Jul 29

    Is Amazon Liable For IP Violations By Its Marketplace Vendors? (Forbes Cross-Post)

    Is Amazon Liable For IP Violations By Its Marketplace Vendors? (Forbes Cross-Post)
    Animal-shaped pillows are cute and fluffy, except when they spur litigation. Recently, the Milo & Gabby brand sued Amazon for IP infringement because merchants allegedly sold knockoffs of its “Cozy Companion Pillowcases.”…
Rank this Week: 245

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Jul 31

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law

    Silicon Valley, Meet Labor Law
    This is cross-posted from PrawfsBlawg with permission of the author, Heather Whitney (Bigelow Fellow, Chicago). I worked on Google’s Global Ethics & Compliance team from 2007-2010 and at that time the thought of labor law having…
  • Jul 29

    Do Right-to-Work Laws Increase Inequality?

    Do Right-to-Work Laws Increase Inequality?
    Vladimir Kogan (Ohio State - Political Science) has just posted on SSRN his article Do Anti-Union Policies Increase Inequality? Evidence from State Adoption of Right-to-Work Laws. Here's the abstract: The distribution of income lies at the…
  • Jul 28

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

    DOJ Tries to Avoid Equal Protection Ruling on ADA Exception for Gender Identity Disorder
    The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the EEOC read Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination to cover employment discrimination based on gender identity, including transgender status. Now, DOJ’s Civil Division is trying to use its…
Rank this Week: 100

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 31

    EXTRATERRITORIALITY OF ANTITRUST LAW IN THE US AND ABROAD: A HOT ISSUE Monday, September 28, 2015 from 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

    EXTRATERRITORIALITY OF ANTITRUST LAW IN THE US AND ABROAD: A HOT ISSUE Monday, September 28, 2015 from 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT)
    EXTRATERRITORIALITY OF ANTITRUST LAW IN THE US AND ABROAD: A HOT ISSUE Concurrences Review & GWULS Monday, September 28, 2015 from 2:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT) Washington, DC, United States Event Details 2:00 – 2:30pm Registration 2:30 –…
  • Jul 31

    Anticompetitive Patents: An Incorporation Solution

    Anticompetitive Patents: An Incorporation Solution
    Adi Ayal, Bar Ilan University and Yaad Rotem, College of Law and Business, Ramat-Gan, Israel offer Anticompetitive Patents: An Incorporation Solution. ABSTRACT: Patent protection is both a blessing and a curse. Allowing for investment and…
  • Jul 31

    ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT: FROM SUNLIGHT TO SHADOWS?

    ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT: FROM SUNLIGHT TO SHADOWS?
    Donald I. Baker, Baker & Miller, PLLC has posted his prepared remarks from the AAI American Antitrust Institute Annual Conference, which honored him for his lifetime achievements in the field - ANTITRUST ENFORCEMENT: FROM SUNLIGHT TO…
Rank this Week: 42

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Jul 31

    Citing Oral Argument Question

    Citing Oral Argument Question
    I want to raise a question about the citation of statements made by Justices at oral argument.  This never used to happen, in part because such transcripts were either unavailable or imprecise.  In recent years, though, you see…
  • Jul 30

    Three on the Gig Economy

    Three on the Gig Economy
    July has been a big month for public discussion of the gig economy. For those interested in the issue, here are three of my recent pieces: 1) Is Your Digital Boss Cheating You? (part of a collection of “5 Ways to Take Back Tech”)…
  • Jul 30

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 07.30.15

    Roundup: Law and Humanities 07.30.15
    There’s a lot going on in law and the humanities these days. Here’s a sampling. First, an opportunity for publication: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press invites the submission of proposals for books, monographs, or essay…
Rank this Week: 64

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto, Professor Luis E. Chiesa and law student Suzanne McMillan.

http://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Jul 31

    How Hurricane Katrina Turned Pets into People

    How Hurricane Katrina Turned Pets into People
    Nearly half the people who stayed behind during Hurricane Katrina stayed because of their pets. Helicopters and boats would come, but the rescuers largely refused to take cats and dogs. So many owners, unwilling to abandon a family member,…
  • Jul 30

    Cecil the Lion: Will U.S. Laws Hold Trophy Killer Accountable

    Cecil the Lion: Will U.S. Laws Hold Trophy Killer Accountable
    All around the world, people are outraged by the trophy killing of Cecil the lion, and not simply because he suffered needlessly for days, or because lions are charismatic animals, or even because a rich white American killed a much-loved…
  • Jul 13

    Lawsuit to Stop Kaporos Torture

    Lawsuit to Stop Kaporos Torture
    David Cassuto I could not be more proud of former student and research assistant, Jessica Astrof, for leading the legal battle on this! The Alliance to End Chickens as Kaporos along with 20 additional plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in the New…
Rank this Week: 2063