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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
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ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Feb 21

    Generals, yes. Law Professors, no?

    Generals, yes. Law Professors, no?
    Francis Pileggi reports: The National Association of Corporate Directors is hosting a seminar later this week for retired, or nearly retired, generals in the U.S. armed services who aspire to be on a... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Feb 21

    SEC Acting Chair Piwowar goes to war with his own enforcement lawyer

    SEC Acting Chair Piwowar goes to war with his own enforcement lawyer
    ICYMI (as I did), the WSJ last week reported that: Michael Piwowar—named acting head of the agency in late January by the Trump administration—... revoke[d] subpoena authority from about 20 senior... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Feb 21

    Bishop's Panel at the Can Delaware be Dethroned? Conference

    Bishop's Panel at the Can Delaware be Dethroned? Conference
    I was delighted to have esteemed practitioner and fellow corporate law blogger Keith Paul Bishop moderate one of the panels at the UCLA/Lowell Milken Institute's "Can Delaware be Dethroned?"... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
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Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Proposed Changes to China’s Maritime Safety Law and Compliance with UNCLOS

    Proposed Changes to China’s Maritime Safety Law and Compliance with UNCLOS
    Last week, Reuters reported that China is “considering revisions to its maritime safety law which would make foreign submersibles travel on the surface and report their movements to authorities when in China’s waters.” The…
  • Feb 21

    DHS Implementation Memos Regarding Trump's Immigration EOs: A Summary

    DHS Implementation Memos Regarding Trump's Immigration EOs: A Summary
    The Department of Homeland Security released two implementation memos today providing guidance to DHS personnel regarding President Trump’s Executive Orders restricting immigration and refugee policies. The memos are substantively the…
  • Feb 21

    The Week That Will Be

    The Week That Will Be
    Event Announcements (More details on the Events Calendar) Tuesday, February 21st at 3:30pm: The Elliot School of International Affairs will host a screening of The Age of Consequences, a film on climate change and national security.…
Rank this Week: 86

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/
  • Feb 21

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Sara Almousa, Comment, Friends with Benefits? Clarifying the Role Relationships Play in Satisfying the Personal Benefit Requirement under…
  • Feb 6

    Reminder: National Business Law Scholars Conference Paper Submissions Due February 17

    Reminder: National Business Law Scholars Conference Paper Submissions Due February 17
    National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC) Thursday & Friday, June 8-9, 2017 Call for Papers The National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC) will be held on Thursday and Friday, June 8-9, 2017, at the University of Utah S.J.…
  • Feb 6

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: S. Burcu Avci, Cindy A. Schipani & H. Nejat Seyhun, Manipulative Games of Gifts by Corporate Executives, 18 U. Pa. J. Bus. L. 1131…
Rank this Week: 221

Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 132

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    New Issue: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

    New Issue: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law
    The latest issue of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (Vol. 49, no. 5, November 2016) is out. Contents include:Glen Anderson, A Post-Millennial Inquiry into the United Nations Law of Self-Determination: A Right to Unilateral…
  • Feb 21

    Call for Papers: 26th Annual SLS-BIICL Conference on Theory and International Law

    Call for Papers: 26th Annual SLS-BIICL Conference on Theory and International Law
    The Society of Legal Scholars and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), have issued a call for papers for the 26th Annual SLS-BIICL Conference on Theory and International Law, to be held May 3, 2017, at the…
  • Feb 21

    New Issue: Transnational Environmental Law

    New Issue: Transnational Environmental Law
    The latest issue of Transnational Environmental Law (Vol. 6, no. 1, March 2017) is out. Contents include:EditorialThijs Etty, Veerle Heyvaert, Cinnamon Carlarne, Dan Farber, Bruce Huber, & Jolene Lin, Transnational Environmental Law on…
Rank this Week: 29

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Feb 21

    Cicchini on Reasonable Doubt Instruction

    Cicchini on Reasonable Doubt Instruction
    Michael D. Cicchini has posted The Battle over the Burden of Proof: A Report from the Trenches (University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 1, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: After explaining the concept of “proof beyond...
  • Feb 21

    Murphy on Grading Sex

    Murphy on Grading Sex
    Erin Murphy (New York University School of Law) has posted Grading Sex on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Traditional rape law viewed the offense in Manichean terms: either an act of unwanted sex constitutes “rape” – one of the most...
  • Feb 21

    Oded on Individual Accountability for Corporate Corruption

    Oded on Individual Accountability for Corporate Corruption
    Sharon Oded (Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics) has posted Coughing Up Executives or Rolling the Dice?: Individual Accountability for Corporate Corruption (Yale Law & Policy Review, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the…
Rank this Week: 96

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Feb 21

    Article on Consideration for Inter Vivos & Testamentary Gift Transfer

    Article on Consideration for Inter Vivos & Testamentary Gift Transfer
    Alex M. Johnson, Jr. published an Article entitled, Contracts and the Requirement of Consideration: Positing a Unified Normative Theory of Contracts, Inter Vivos and Testamentary Gift Transfers, 91 N.D. L. Rev. 547 (2015). Provided below is…
  • Feb 21

    New Jersey Amends Legislation to Discharge Loans for Deceased Student

    New Jersey Amends Legislation to Discharge Loans for Deceased Student
    New Jersey recently amended legislation for their college loan program, no longer obligating a parent or guardian cosigner to repay the loan of a student borrower who has passed away. Testimony from grieving parents prompted the New Jersey…
  • Feb 20

    Article on Helping Clients Plan Their Funeral Arrangement

    Article on Helping Clients Plan Their Funeral Arrangement
    Amy F. Altman recently published an Article entitled, Preventing Morbid Litigation: Ask Clients About Their Funeral Arrangements, Tr. & Est. 16 (Feb. 2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: As estate planners, we’re…
Rank this Week: 81

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Feb 21

    Report: A Hacker Has Breached Dozens of Universities & Govt. Agencie

    Report: A Hacker Has Breached Dozens of Universities & Govt. Agencie
    From Fortune: A hacker has reportedly obtained access to the computer systems of prominent universities, including Cornell and New York University, and is attempting to sell that illegal access on the Internet, according to a research firm.…
  • Feb 20

    Crashing an Institute’s Internet—Easy!

    Crashing an Institute’s Internet—Easy!
    Here is an article from Forbes explaining how. The article is a bit technical, but you will get the idea. (ljs)
  • Feb 19

    Rules for Plain English Drafting

    Rules for Plain English Drafting
    At the blog for the Canadian law firm of Aird & Berlis, we find an example of an impossibly non-plain English contract provision and a plain English translation. In addition, we find this set of twelve rules for drafting in...
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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: 5

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 129

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    People v. Camel (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 21, 2017)

    People v. Camel (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 21, 2017)
    It's a sign of bad things if you have a car parked on your front lawn.  Driveway:  Fine.  Carport or garage:  Perfect.  But front lawn:  No.  Not classy.It's even worse if this vehicle (1) has been on the…
  • Feb 20

    People v. Smith (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 17, 2017)

    People v. Smith (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 17, 2017)
    "Defendant and another man went to a drug dealer’s home for the purpose of purchasing a quarter-pound of methamphetamine. Defendant was carrying two cell phones, a large knife in a concealed sheath, another knife in a pocket, and $1,300…
  • Feb 16

    Bank of New York Mellon v. Citibank (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 16, 2017)

    Bank of New York Mellon v. Citibank (Cal. Ct. App. - Feb. 16, 2017)
    When I saw the caption of this case -- which I read before even booting up the opinion -- I thought the case was going to be a huge one.  Bank of New York Mellon.  Citibank.  Those are big banks.  When they fight each…
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Feb 21

    Oh Presents Are the Rich Responsible for Progressive Marginal Rates? Today At NYU

    Oh Presents Are the Rich Responsible for Progressive Marginal Rates? Today At NYU
    Jason Oh (UCLA) presents Are the Rich Responsible for Progressive Marginal Rates? at NYU today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Daniel Shaviro and Rosanne Altshuler: Why do income tax systems across the world consistently…
  • Feb 21

    2018 U.S. News Law School Ranking

    2018 U.S. News Law School Ranking
    Robert Morse (Chief Data Strategist, U.S. News & World Report) announced today that the new 2018 law school rankings will be released online on Tuesday, March 14 and in hard copy on Tuesday, April 11. Here is my coverage of the current…
  • Feb 21

    Will Trump Make Legal Infrastructure Great Again?

    Will Trump Make Legal Infrastructure Great Again?
    Paul Lippe (ABA Legal Rebels), Will Trump Make Legal Infrastructure ‘Great Again’? (reviewing Gillian Hadfield (USC), Rules for a Flat World: Why Humans Invented Law and How to Reinvent It for a Complex Global Economy (Oxford University…
Rank this Week: 60

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Feb 21

    The Mystery of the Ukraine Peace Plan - The Atlantic

    The Mystery of the Ukraine Peace Plan - The Atlantic
    On Sunday, The New York Times reported that two associates of President Donald Trump, including Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, presented a sealed envelope to then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn containing a secret…
  • Feb 21

    Heat Wave Breaks Records in Australia : Natural Hazard

    Heat Wave Breaks Records in Australia : Natural Hazard
    Heat waves are not unusual in Australia. A subtropical belt of high pressure that flows over the continent regularly delivers pulses of hot, dry air to the surface in the summer. Yet even by Australian standards, the intense heat wave...
  • Feb 21

    DHS Outlines Crackdown on Illegal Immigration - NBC New

    DHS Outlines Crackdown on Illegal Immigration - NBC New
    The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday began rolling out President Trump's plans for a wider crackdown on people coming into the United States illegally. The moves, outlined in a pair of memos signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly,…
Rank this Week: 195

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: 506

Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

A law blog by Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship James Gathii

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 21

    Investing in the Environment

    Investing in the Environment
    The White House isn’t explaining government’s environmental options. The environment is the crux of emerging industry. It doesn’t just enable us to breathe better and protect our children’s lives. It is a growing…
  • Feb 14

    Labor Economic

    Labor Economic
    The White House isn’t explaining what’s happening to jobs. I once taught labor economics, an issue close to my heart. To some extent, labor is like any other commodity and that’s the problem. Jobs go wherever business can…
  • Feb 7

    Pledge Drive and Public Radio

    Pledge Drive and Public Radio
    I wrote this commentary assuming it would be extra incentive to contribute. Instead it is a time for celebration and appreciation. A one-day fund drive – WOW. So let me say a bit about some of the things that your contributions…
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Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Feb 21

    Patterson on Transnational Governance Regime

    Patterson on Transnational Governance Regime
    Dennis Patterson (European University Institute) has posted Transnational Governance Regimes (Kammerhofer, Jörg, and Jean d' Aspremont (eds.) International legal positivism in a post-modern world) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This chapter…
  • Feb 21

    Pozen on Freedom of Information

    Pozen on Freedom of Information
    David Pozen (Columbia Law School) has posted Freedom of Information Beyond the Freedom of Information Act (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) allows…
  • Feb 21

    Farber on Conservative Environmentalism

    Farber on Conservative Environmentalism
    Daniel A. Farber (University of California, Berkeley - School of Law) has posted The Conservative as Environmentalist: From Goldwater and the Early Reagan to the 21st Century on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Today, we often think of…
Rank this Week: 36

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Feb 21

    JOTWELL: Lahav on Coffee on entrepreneurial litigation

    JOTWELL: Lahav on Coffee on entrepreneurial litigation
    The new Courts Law essay comes from Alexandra Lahav (U Conn), reviewing John C. Coffee, Entrepreneurial Litigation: Its Rise, Fall, and Future (Harvard University Press). Very timely book and review, with aggregate litigation again in the…
  • Feb 21

    Deus et Machina - A Response to the Susskinds (Mostly) and Hadfield

    Deus et Machina - A Response to the Susskinds (Mostly) and Hadfield
    My friend and dean Andy Perlman beat me to the punch with the Yogi Berra-ism about the difficulty of prediction, particularly when it’s about the future. I had the chance to dig into the two books under discussion here – The Future of the…
  • Feb 21

    Legal Education in the 21st Century

    Legal Education in the 21st Century
    I argued in an earlier post that Richard and Daniel Susskind’s predictions in The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts are likely to be pretty close to the mark. In that post, I left open the…
Rank this Week: 74

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Feb 21

    Uber and Harassment

    Uber and Harassment
    There have been numerous news stories over the last 48 hours regarding the sexual-harassment allegations against Uber. For example, articles can be found discussing the issue in the LA Times, on CNN, and in the USA Today just to name...
  • Feb 21

    Australia Launches Supply-Chain-Based Anti-Slavery Inquiry

    Australia Launches Supply-Chain-Based Anti-Slavery Inquiry
    Paul Harpur (Melbourne) sends word that the Australian Government has announced the launch of a broad inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia. The inquiry will consider whether the introduction of anti-slavery legislation…
  • Feb 21

    Flake on Employer Liability for E'ment Decisions Based on Customer Feedback

    Flake on Employer Liability for E'ment Decisions Based on Customer Feedback
    My colleague Dallan Flake (ONU) has just posted on SSRN his article When Should Employers Be Liable for Factoring Biased Customer Feedback into Employment Decisions? Here's the abstract: In today’s customer-centric business environment,…
Rank this Week: 125

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Feb 21

    "Regular Customer" Reprimanded

    "Regular Customer" Reprimanded
    A reprimand was imposed by a panel of the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board The respondent and the Grievance Administrator filed a stipulation for a consent order of discipline, in accordance with MCR 9.115(F)(5), which was approved by the…
  • Feb 21

    Conduct Unbecoming For A Teacher

    Conduct Unbecoming For A Teacher
    The New Jersey Supreme Court reversed an arbitrator's favorable rulings in a matter involving termination of a tenured high school teacher. Count One Evidence adduced at the arbitration hearing established that defendant used the devices,…
  • Feb 21

    Senior Judge Reprimanded For OWI

    Senior Judge Reprimanded For OWI
    The Indiana Supreme Court has reprimanded a senior judge In lieu of Respondent tendering a written response to the charges, the parties jointly tendered a “Statement of Circumstances and Conditional Agreement for Discipline” in which the…
Rank this Week: 160

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/
  • Feb 21

    A long interview with Martha Nussbaum...

    A long interview with Martha Nussbaum...
    ...at Emotion Researcher, partly biographical, and partly about her work on the emotions across many different books.
  • Feb 21

    PhD programs for studying "conservative" philosophy?

    PhD programs for studying "conservative" philosophy?
    A philosopher elsewhere wrote seeking advice for an undergraduate student of hers interested in "conservative" political philosophy, but neither in the libertarian nor Thomist traditions. She explains: My student is interested in exploring a…
  • Feb 21

    Signs of the times: the declining interest in arts and humanities at liberal arts college

    Signs of the times: the declining interest in arts and humanities at liberal arts college
    A new account at IHE of a familiar trend. But let's remember the context. Too bad, though, to see students flocking to the pseudo-science of economics at some colleges. Let them study real sciences at least!
Rank this Week: 206

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: 569

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 21

    Tweaking Mediation

    Tweaking Mediation
    Civil justice resources should be deployed so that there is a gravity-assisted, downhill run to the courtroom where disputes will promptly be judicially determined, if mediation fails. Unless the parties decide otherwise, failed mediation and…
  • Feb 21

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice. Research & Writing And/or, And, Or Neil Guthrie And/or: The construction…
  • Feb 21

    Dismantling the Roadblocks to Judicial Diversity

    Dismantling the Roadblocks to Judicial Diversity
    Over a century ago, without his knowing it, legendary jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes spawned the case for judicial diversity in ten words: “the life of the law is not logic, but experience.” Bursting from these words is a truth we…
Rank this Week: 66

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Trump Responds To Anti-Semitic Incidents In U.S.

    Trump Responds To Anti-Semitic Incidents In U.S.
    President Trump today in remarks (full text) after touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture gave his most explicit denunciation of the increasing number of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. in recent weeks.…
  • Feb 21

    Illinois Conversion Therapy Ban Does Not Apply To Religious Pastoral Counseling

    Illinois Conversion Therapy Ban Does Not Apply To Religious Pastoral Counseling
    In Pastors Protecting Youth v. Madigan, (ND IL, Feb. 15, 2017), an Illinois federal district court held that Illinois' Youth Mental Health Protection Act restricting conversion therapy does not apply to religious pastoral counseling.…
  • Feb 21

    Texas High School Rules Force Transgender Male Wrestler To Compete In Girl's League

    Texas High School Rules Force Transgender Male Wrestler To Compete In Girl's League
    In Texas, high school athletics is governed by the University Interscholastic League (UIL). Rules of the UIL require student-athletes to compete as the gender listed on their birth certificate.  Another rule specifically prohibits boys…
Rank this Week: 82

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 21

    Securing the Legitimacy of Individual Sanctions in UK Competition Law

    Securing the Legitimacy of Individual Sanctions in UK Competition Law
    Jonathan Galloway, Newcastle Law School has written on Securing the Legitimacy of Individual Sanctions in UK Competition Law. ABSTRACT: Traditional deterrence theory relies on a combination of probability and severity of punishment to impose…
  • Feb 21

    Big Data, Open Data, Privacy Regulations, Intellectual Property and Competition Law in an Internet of Things World

    Big Data, Open Data, Privacy Regulations, Intellectual Property and Competition Law in an Internet of Things World
    Bjorn Lundqvist, Stockholm University - Faculty of Law analyzes Big Data, Open Data, Privacy Regulations, Intellectual Property and Competition Law in an Internet of Things World. ABSTRACT: The interface between the legal systems triggered by…
  • Feb 21

    A Theory of Bundling Advertisements in Media Market

    A Theory of Bundling Advertisements in Media Market
    Kevin M. Murphy and Ignacio Palacios-Huerta offer A Theory of Bundling Advertisements in Media Markets. ABSTRACT: Watching TV and other forms of media consumption represent, after sleeping and working, the main activity that adults perform in…
Rank this Week: 37

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Feb 21

    Texas Elder Abuse Statute Used to Convict and Sentence Doctor to Life in Prison

    Texas Elder Abuse Statute Used to Convict and Sentence Doctor to Life in Prison
    The deeply disturbing medical practice history of Christopher Duntsch, who worked as a neurosurgeon in Texas until 2013, culminated in his February 2017 conviction and sentence of life in prison for his injuries to a 74-year old patient. It…
  • Feb 21

    DC Aid-in-Dying Law Final

    DC Aid-in-Dying Law Final
    As we had blogged previously, D.C. city council had passed an aid-in-dying law that was signed by the mayor. Congress had 30 days to overturn it and as we also blogged previously, that at least one Congressman attempted to overturn...
  • Feb 20

    How Do "Domestic Partnerships" Fare for Elderly Couples?

    How Do "Domestic Partnerships" Fare for Elderly Couples?
    George Washington Law Professor Naomi Cahn recommended an interesting new article from the Elder Law Journal, "The Precarious Status of Domestic Partnerships for the Elderly in a Post-Obergefell World." Authors Heidi Brady, who is…
Rank this Week: 234

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Feb 21

    Director of Academic Success Position at U of Buffalo

    Director of Academic Success Position at U of Buffalo
    Position Summary: The University at Buffalo School of Law invites applications for the position of Director of Academic Success. The Academic Success Program is designed to provide students with support through every stage of the academic…
  • Feb 21

    Associate Director of Bar Support Position at Roger William

    Associate Director of Bar Support Position at Roger William
    Associate Director of Bar Support Category: Staff positions Department: School of Law Locations: Bristol, RI Posted: Feb 10, '17 Type: Full-time Regular Ref. No.: 109814 Share About Roger Williams University: Roger Williams University,…
  • Feb 21

    Save the Date for Inaugural AASE Diversity Conference

    Save the Date for Inaugural AASE Diversity Conference
    Inaugural AASE Diversity Conference Fulfilling Promises: Providing Effective Academic and Bar Exam Support to Diverse Students October 12-13, 2017 University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Baltimore, MD
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Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Interesting argument; good luck with that

    Interesting argument; good luck with that
    A recent article by Irish tax lawyer Aisling Donohue notes that Apple, according to the summary of its appeal of the European Commission’s EU state aid verdict against Ireland, makes the following two arguments, among others:“3.…
  • Feb 14

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 4: Allison Christians' "Human Rights at the Borders of Tax Sovereignty"

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 4: Allison Christians' "Human Rights at the Borders of Tax Sovereignty"
    Yesterday at the colloquium, Allison Christians, having braved our no doubt fraught international border to the north, presented her work in progress, Human Rights at the Borders of Tax Sovereignty. Despite the title, it's less a "human…
  • Feb 7

    Auerbach et al on intra-generational accounting, part 2

    Auerbach et al on intra-generational accounting, part 2
    I like the intra-generational accounting methodology that Auerbach et al introduce in their paper. By "like," I mean that I believe it makes a positive contribution to our understanding and should be part of one's toolkit in evaluating U.S.…
Rank this Week: 2706

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    The Social & Political Context of Integrity

    The Social & Political Context of Integrity
    Thinking about integrity should not be reduced to simply talk about personal moral virtue, an attribute of character, a marker for an integrated (or integrating or individuating) self, or its role as indicative of moral purpose and…
  • Feb 17

    I’d like a bowl of cream of wheat and a soy latte please.

    I’d like a bowl of cream of wheat and a soy latte please.
    Please see my post on the National Milk Producers Federation’s attempt to introduce into both bodies of Congress the “Dairy Pride Acts” at the Agricultural Law blog and cross-posted at Religious Left Law.
  • Feb 16

    Who will harvest the crops?

    Who will harvest the crops?
    Farmworkers in Santa Maria, California - Ivette Peralta Please see my post today sharing two articles that address this question (with a short list of recommended reading) at the Agricultural Law blog and cross-posted at Religious Left Law.
Rank this Week: 4479

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
Rank this Week: 2356

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: 1462

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: 262

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/
Rank this Week: 350

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Feb 21

    Woman had to leave Mississippi to divorce husband

    Woman had to leave Mississippi to divorce husband
    From 10 News: In 2001, Elizabeth Freels knew her marriage of seven years was over, and she wanted a divorce. But her husband, David, felt otherwise. He didn't want one. Elizabeth said he told her, "I will not give you...
  • Feb 20

    Washington's top court rules against Christian florist who wouldn't provide flowers for gay wedding:

    Washington's top court rules against Christian florist who wouldn't provide flowers for gay wedding:
    From The ABA Journal: A Christian florist did not have a First Amendment right to refuse to provide flowers for a gay wedding, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled. The court on Thursday affirmed a fine and citation imposed against...
  • Feb 19

    D.C. mayor does not sign — or veto — family-leave law, leaving critics on both side

    D.C. mayor does not sign — or veto — family-leave law, leaving critics on both side
    From The Washington Post: In the first real test of her power in the face of a new left-leaning D.C. Council, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser dodged a showdown over the city’s paid-family-leave bill. Bowser was opposed to the legislation, among...
Rank this Week: 408

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 32

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Lentin's "Mr. Justice McArdie"

    Lentin's "Mr. Justice McArdie"
    Antony Lentin, Barrister-at-law and Senior Member, Wolfson College, Cambridge, has published Mr Justice McCardie (1869-1933)  Rebel, Reformer, and Rogue, with Cambridge Scholars Publishing:According to the Law Journal in 1932, ‘No…
  • Feb 21

    Metzmeier on Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

    Metzmeier on Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky
    New from the University Press of Kentucky: Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky, by Kurt X. Metzmeier (University of Louisville). A description from the Press:Any student of American history knows of…
  • Feb 20

    Billings & Tarter, eds., “Esteemed Bookes of Lawe”

    Billings & Tarter, eds., “Esteemed Bookes of Lawe”
    Just out from the University of Virginia Press is “Esteemed Bookes of Lawe” and the Legal Culture of Early Virginia, ed. Warren M. Billings and Brent Tarter:Virginia men of law constituted one of the first learned professions in…
Rank this Week: 269

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
  • Feb 21

    The Fundamental Attribution Error, as explained by Twitter

    The Fundamental Attribution Error, as explained by Twitter
    @sageboggs: Crazy how people more successful than me are lucky and people less successful than me haven’t worked as hard Somehow, I’m guessing that @sageboggs is not Lee Ross’s Twitter handle, but who knows? MM
  • Feb 16

    PreLaw Magazine grades law school’s based on ADR Curricula

    PreLaw Magazine grades law school’s based on ADR Curricula
    In this article, PreLaw Magazine claims to have “graded all schools based on curricular offerings.”  Who knows what that means or what the criteria are.  So, for what it’s worth, here’s a listing of the…
  • Feb 14

    The Naming Dispute Continues: University of Houston and South Texas heading to mediation

    The Naming Dispute Continues: University of Houston and South Texas heading to mediation
    Frequent readers of this site will remember the kerfuffle resulting from the South Texas College of Law’s renaming to the Houston College of Law over the summer.   To protect the brand of the University of Houston Law Center,…
Rank this Week: 1124

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
Rank this Week: 2512

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Feb 21

    The Social & Political Context of Integrity

    The Social & Political Context of Integrity
    Thinking about integrity should not be reduced to simply talk about personal moral virtue, an attribute of character, a marker for an integrated (or integrating or individuating) self, or its role as indicative of moral purpose and…
  • Feb 17

    “Can you please pass the soy creamer?”

    “Can you please pass the soy creamer?”
    Among the definitions for “milk” in The New Shorter Oxford Dictionary (Clarendon Press, 1993) we find: “A milky juice [like many lexical definitions, circular in construction] or latex secreted by certain plants, e.g.…
  • Feb 16

    How the States Can Combat Trump's Corruption without Federal Cooperation

    How the States Can Combat Trump's Corruption without Federal Cooperation
    Recently Rachel Maddow has been asking the question, assuming Donald Trump has violated laws, what governmental entity will take him to task? The spineless Republican Congress? The Justice Department led by Jeff Sessions? Not likely. Well…
Rank this Week: 1195

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
Rank this Week: 61

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Feb 21

    Law Student Writing Competition on Class Action

    Law Student Writing Competition on Class Action
    Here’s the announcement for the American Association for Justice Class Action Litigation Group’s second annual law student writing competition: Download CALG Writing Competition Rules 2016-2017 Deadline to submit is April 30, 2017.
  • Feb 20

    Recent Cert Grants Now on SCOTUS Oral Argument Calendar

    Recent Cert Grants Now on SCOTUS Oral Argument Calendar
    Earlier we covered last month’s flurry of cert grants by the U.S. Supreme Court, including several cases raising interesting civil procedure and federal courts issues. Many of these, as well as some earlier cert grants, are now on the…
  • Feb 20

    Burch on MDL Monopolie

    Burch on MDL Monopolie
    Elizabeth Burch has recently published Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 67 (2017). Here’s the abstract: When transferee judges receive a multidistrict proceeding, they select a few lead plaintiffs’ lawyers to…
Rank this Week: 286

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Feb 21

    Why Should Retirement Planning be Confusing and Expensive?

    Why Should Retirement Planning be Confusing and Expensive?
    by Neil H. BuchananNotwithstanding Candidate Trump's promises not to cut Social Security, his enablers in the Republican Party have long salivated at the idea of privatizing our retirement system.  Given the utter chaos of the…
  • Feb 20

    Trump's Taxes and the Return of the Corruption Premium

    Trump's Taxes and the Return of the Corruption Premium
    by Neil H. BuchananIf guilt can be inferred from a suspect's efforts to cover his tracks, the Trump tax returns must surely be incriminating.  The very fact of Donald Trump's insistence on breaking with decades of precedent by refusing…
  • Feb 18

    A 4-4 Talk in the Windy City

    A 4-4 Talk in the Windy City
    By Eric SegallA brief inside baseball interruption for law nerds from the horrors of the real world and our nightmare-producing clown of a President.I was at the University of Chicago on Wednesday defending my thesis that the Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 93

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    State law can't protect uncopyrightable design for useful article

    State law can't protect uncopyrightable design for useful article
    Ultraflo Corp. v. Pelican Tank Parts, Inc., No. 15-20084 (5th Cir. Jan. 11, 2017)A nice citation for the proposition that §301 preemption covers both copyrightable and uncopyrightable matter. Ultraflo argued that Pelican engaged in…
  • Feb 21

    Gun gag rule case provides good overview of post-Reed First Amendment doctrine

    Gun gag rule case provides good overview of post-Reed First Amendment doctrine
    Wollschlaeger v. Governor, No. 12-14009 (11th Cir. Feb. 16, 2017) The court of appeals at last mostly overturns Florida’s Firearms Owners’ Privacy Act (FOPA), after several false starts.The AMA “encourages its members to…
  • Feb 21

    Reading list: poetry and copyright norm

    Reading list: poetry and copyright norm
    Evan Nelson, Unacknowledged Legislators: The ContemporaryPoetry Community’s Quasi-Regime of Intellectual Property, 91 N.D. L. Rev. 634 (2015).Abstract:Intellectual property grants artificial monopolies to authors, and this practice has…
Rank this Week: 205

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 1107