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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: 1207

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 26

    A Former Debater Previews Tonight's Presidential "Debate" (and Proposes a Drinking Game)

    A Former Debater Previews Tonight's Presidential "Debate" (and Proposes a Drinking Game)
    by Michael DorfTonight is the much-anticipated first of three presidential (and one vice-presidential) "debates" between the Republican and Democratic candidates. I have put the word in quotation marks to reflect the fact that, as Jill Lepore…
  • Sep 24

    Economic Policy and the Presidential Campaign

    Economic Policy and the Presidential Campaign
    by Neil H. BuchananLike Professors Colb and Dorf, I write a biweekly column for Justia's Verdict legal commentary website.  Our standard practice is to write an associated Dorf on Law post the same day that a Verdict column is published,…
  • Sep 23

    How the US Looks From Afar These Day

    How the US Looks From Afar These Day
    By William HausdorffWhat image does the US have abroad these crazy days? And do we care? In national elections, people are naturally inwardly focused on what the election may mean for them, their families, and their communities. But as viewed…
Rank this Week: 393

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 282

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 36

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    FTC wins second appellate victory over 230 defense

    FTC wins second appellate victory over 230 defense
    FTC v. LeadClick Media, LLC, 15‐1009‐cv (2d Cir. Sept. 23, 2016) The FTC and Connecticut sued LeadClick over its role in the use of deceptive websites to market weight loss products. LeadClick managed a network of…
  • Sep 26

    43(a) question of the day

    43(a) question of the day
    Actors who played doctors on TV evoke their roles for Cigna ad:  any false endorsement implications for Cigna? Tagline: “They’ve saved lives on TV, but now they’re helping save lives for real by teaming up with Cigna to…
  • Sep 22

    Advertising question of the day

    Advertising question of the day
    Does the following pose any advertising issues?  Does it matter whether the business sells non-organic food?Thanks to James Grimmelmann for the photo.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
Rank this Week: 403

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 26

    From Immprof to IJ

    From Immprof to IJ
    Elizabeth L. Young directed the immigration clinic at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville from Fall 2008 through Spring 2016. Prior to working at the U of A, she served as interim director of the immigration law...
  • Sep 26

    Immigration Article of the Day: Mobilizing Under 'Illegality': The Arizona Immigrant Rights Movement's Engagement with the Law by Vasanthi Venkatesh

    Immigration Article of the Day: Mobilizing Under 'Illegality': The Arizona Immigrant Rights Movement's Engagement with the Law by Vasanthi Venkatesh
    Mobilizing Under 'Illegality': The Arizona Immigrant Rights Movement's Engagement with the Law by Vasanthi Venkatesh, University of Windsor -Faculty of Law; University of California, Berkeley - Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program 2016,…
  • Sep 26

    Fighting Human Trafficking Abroad

    Fighting Human Trafficking Abroad
    Tom Jackman in the Washington Post reports on efforts to combat human trafficking abroad: "The men moved from brothel to brothel, each “packed with foreigners,” the American said. “You’re sitting next to these perverts, not only…
Rank this Week: 79

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/
  • Sep 26

    de Souza on Perceptions of Fairness & Breach of Contract

    de Souza on Perceptions of Fairness & Breach of Contract
    Sergio Mittlaender Leme de Souza (Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy) have posted Morality, Compensation, and the Contractual Obligation on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Sep 26

    Bix on Indeterminacy & Legitimacy

    Bix on Indeterminacy & Legitimacy
    Brian Bix has posted Indeterminacy and Good Faith: Politics and Legitimacy on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The paper, which will be published in Droit et Philosophie, briefly considers three “moments” of the legal indeterminacy debate, in…
  • Sep 26

    Nowrasteh on Terrorism & Immigration

    Nowrasteh on Terrorism & Immigration
    Alex Nowrasteh (Cato Institute - Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity) has posted Terrorism and Immigration: A Risk Analysis on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Terrorism is a hazard to human life and material prosperity that should be…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Sep 26

    Gaudet & Marchant on Neuroimaging Evidence

    Gaudet & Marchant on Neuroimaging Evidence
    Lyn M. Gaudet and Gary E. Marchant (Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for Law, Science, and Innovation and Arizona State University - College of Law) have posted Under the Radar: Neuroimaging Evidence in the Criminal Courtroom (Drake…
  • Sep 26

    Hopwood on Clarity in Criminal Law

    Hopwood on Clarity in Criminal Law
    Shon Hopwood has posted Clarity in Criminal Law (American Criminal Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Over the past thirty years, thousands of new federal criminal laws have been enacted, many of which are unclear and…
  • Sep 25

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 495 Student Surveillance, Racial Inequalities, and Implicit Racial Bias Jason P. Nance University of Florida Levin College of Law Date posted to database: 29 Aug 2016 2 312…
Rank this Week: 162

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    CFP: The Constitution of Canada

    CFP: The Constitution of Canada
    [Via Faculty Lounge, we have the following call for papers.]The Constitution of Canada: History, Evolution, Influence and ReformSymposium on The Constitution of Canada: History, Evolution, Influence and Reform on the Occasion of the 150th…
  • Sep 26

    Penn Law & History Workshop

    Penn Law & History Workshop
    Stephanie McCurry (Columbia U)[From Associate Blogger Smita Ghosh:] The University of Pennsylvania's Legal History Consortium proudly presents the Law &History Workshop, the venue for six exciting presentations this academic year. …
  • Sep 25

    Weinrib's "Taming of Free Speech"

    Weinrib's "Taming of Free Speech"
    Laura Weinrib, University of Chicago Law School, has published The Taming of Free Speech: America’s Civil Liberties Compromise (Harvard University Press). In the early decades of the twentieth century, business leaders condemned civil…
Rank this Week: 103

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

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/
  • Sep 26

    Pitt Seeking Visitor in Legal Analysis and Writing

    Pitt Seeking Visitor in Legal Analysis and Writing
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a Visiting Professor of Legal Analysis and Writing for the 2017-2018 Academic year. This is position is for a one-year term. The School of Law may conduct a search for...
  • Sep 26

    This Term's Bravo-Fernandez Case Is Based on an Importantly Mistaken Premise

    This Term's Bravo-Fernandez Case Is Based on an Importantly Mistaken Premise
    At SCOTUSBLOG, Rory Little has written a very good summary of the Supreme Court's first case of the upcoming Term, Bravo-Fernandez v. United States. It's a double jeopardy case that involves what the parties describe as inconsistent criminal…
  • Sep 25

    CFP - Women in the Boardroom: The Social and Business Arguments that Challenge Executive Board Homogeneity

    CFP - Women in the Boardroom: The Social and Business Arguments that Challenge Executive Board Homogeneity
    The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society has announced its 2017 symposium and this Call for Papers: Women in the Boardroom: The Social and Business Arguments that Challenge Executive Board Homogeneity The positive correlation…
Rank this Week: 145

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/
  • Sep 26

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision
    (Here is the latest edition of the Institute for Justice’s weekly Short Circuit newsletter, written by John Ross.) If David Adier had hung an American flag outside his hair salon, he’d be in the clear. But since he instead put up…
  • Sep 24

    [Ilya Somin] Donald Trump’s expanded Supreme Court list changes nothing

    [Ilya Somin] Donald Trump’s expanded Supreme Court list changes nothing
    Utah Senator Mike Lee – one of the people on Trump’s expanded list of possible Supreme Court nominees. On Friday, Donald Trump issued an expanded list of potential Supreme Court nominees, adding ten more names to the list of…
  • Sep 23

    [Eugene Volokh] California repeals ban on use of assembly video for political purpose

    [Eugene Volokh] California repeals ban on use of assembly video for political purpose
    As I mentioned a few months ago, Brad Benbrook, Steve Duvernay and I have been representing the Firearms Policy Coalition in its First Amendment challenge to a curious California statute — California Penal Code § 9026.5, which…
Rank this Week: 6

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/
  • Sep 26

    Hamas and the Tamil Tigers v. EU—Round 1.5

    Hamas and the Tamil Tigers v. EU—Round 1.5
    In late 2014 the General Court of the European Union (GC) annulled, on due process grounds, several measures that kept Hamas and the LTTE (Tamil Tigers) on the EU terrorism sanctions list. The EU Council appealed those decisions to the Court…
  • Sep 26

    Do Lawyers Understand Technology?

    Do Lawyers Understand Technology?
    A cautionary note yesterday from the Washington Post.  Here is the opening: Last year, the FBI nearly destroyed the life of an innocent physicist. In May 2015, agents arrested Xi Xiaoxing, the chairman of Temple University’s…
  • Sep 25

    Seven National Security and Executive Power Questions for Donald Trump

    Seven National Security and Executive Power Questions for Donald Trump
    The first of the presidential debates takes place tomorrow evening. Last week, I found myself in Las Vegas, giving a pair of addresses on the election, national security, and the challenge of Donald Trump. Giving these presentations and the…
Rank this Week: 165

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 26

    What the NFL Can Teach Washington About Social Policy | Power Line

    What the NFL Can Teach Washington About Social Policy | Power Line
    The obvious problem is that a rule intended to minimize kickoff returns is actually increasing them. And given that we’re only two games into the season for most teams, expect this trend to spread league-wide soon. . . That the...
  • Sep 26

    Presidential Debates: Spectacle They Are, Not Debates | National Review

    Presidential Debates: Spectacle They Are, Not Debates | National Review
    Philosophers have had a lot of fun with the Epimenides paradox, in which the Cretan philosopher says: “All Cretans are liars.” Cretans I don’t know. Cretins I do, and what else could you call the people who lie…
  • Sep 26

    Presidential Debates: Spectacle They Are, Not Debates | National Review

    Presidential Debates: Spectacle They Are, Not Debates | National Review
    I have invented a new drinking game for the upcoming Clinton–Trump presidential debate. It works like this: You stand in the stairwell of a very tall building. Every time somebody says something stupid or dishonest, you walk up a…
Rank this Week: 661

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/
  • Sep 26

    Yeast Of the Misconduct: Bar Complaint Was "Craven, Cowardly, And Unmanly"

    Yeast Of the Misconduct: Bar Complaint Was "Craven, Cowardly, And Unmanly"
    A 30-day suspension has been imposed by the Virginia State Bar based on an agreed disposition. The complaint was counsel in a motor vehicle personal injury accident; respondent was opposing counsel. Respondent stipulated in the bar matter…
  • Sep 26

    A Long Time for A Fairly Simple Task

    A Long Time for A Fairly Simple Task
    An attorney who had neglected to pursue a divorce for a client was censured by the New Jersey Supreme Court. According to the report of the Disciplinary Review Board From late 2006 through 2012, respondent’s office seeking the status of...
  • Sep 26

    Your Bond Is My Fee

    Your Bond Is My Fee
    The Illinois Administrator has charged an attorney with dishonesty and engaging in business transactions with two clients in criminal matters. He is alleged to have changed fee arrangements mid-case to access bond money. In a stolen car case…
Rank this Week: 130

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
  • Sep 26

    The Time for a Presidential Veto

    The Time for a Presidential Veto
    I just finished reading Samuel I Rosenman’s book Working With Roosevelt, which is the biography of FDR’s principal speechwriter during his years as Governor and for much of his presidency. In that book, I came across this…
  • Sep 23

    Health Law Retreat Call for Works-in-Progre

    Health Law Retreat Call for Works-in-Progre
    Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy is pleased to announce the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat, which will be held on February 10, 2017, at Seton Hall Law School in…
  • Sep 21

    Donald Trump and the Politics of Disjunction

    Donald Trump and the Politics of Disjunction
    I posted the following discussion of Donald Trump’s candidacy on Balkanization in January.  I think it stands up pretty well while being neutral, so I thought I would reprint it here:…
Rank this Week: 105

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/
  • Sep 26

    Drowning in Statute

    Drowning in Statute
    To Our Dearest Friends, By now, you have learned about the Constitution Act, 18671 (formerly known as The British North America Act, 1867) and the Constitution Act, 1982.2 At this point, it may be worth considering that the wisest among...
  • Sep 23

    PMing & GGing: the King-Byng Wing Ding

    PMing & GGing: the King-Byng Wing Ding
    Dear Madam or Sir, As we wrote in an earlier post, Canada's eventual independence arose in incremental steps. One of those steps, the 1926 King-Byng Crisis, led to England's increased “hands-off” approach to the Dominion of Canada's…
  • Sep 22

    Patriation: A rarely used, yet exciting word for all!

    Patriation: A rarely used, yet exciting word for all!
    Dear Sir or Madam, Today, we write to you regarding a brief history of the events leading to the patriation of the Constitution. For a few of our readers, that sentence probably sounds like a bunch of nonsense. What exactly...
Rank this Week: 3831

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    The Escort Service, the Text Messages and First-Degree Murder

    The Escort Service, the Text Messages and First-Degree Murder
    This post examines an opinion from the District Court of Appeals of Florida -- Fourth District:  Ho v. State, 2016 WL 4916840 (2016).  [a]ppellant Jimmy Ho was convicted of kidnapping and first degree murder with a firearm…
  • Sep 23

    “Moose,” Defamation and the Statute of Limitation

    “Moose,” Defamation and the Statute of Limitation
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Superior Courtof New Jersey – Appellate Division: Roberts v. Mintz, 2016 WL 3981128 (2016) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[p]laintiffs Donna Roberts and Dawn…
  • Sep 21

    The Cell Phone, Second-Degree Robbery and the Mugshot

    The Cell Phone, Second-Degree Robbery and the Mugshot
    This post examines a decision from the California Court of Appeals – Second District: People v. Estrada, 2016 WL 4729515 (2016).  The court begins by explaining that Jose Raul Estradaappeals from a judgment entered after he pleaded…
Rank this Week: 132

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/
  • Sep 26

    Random thoughts on a Monday morning

    Random thoughts on a Monday morning
    Because none was worth its own post: 1) Having now watched the pilot of Designated Survivor, I still cannot decide whether to stay with it. As I said before, some of the exposition about succession and about Kirkman's position--designed to…
  • Sep 26

    What’s Happened With Academic Job Market Vitas?

    What’s Happened With Academic Job Market Vitas?
    What is up with the CVs that academic job market candidates are circulating this year? Something seems seriously off the rails, and I hope folks will take note and consider fixing it for the future. This year’s job market CVs are a weird…
  • Sep 25

    Submitting to online journal

    Submitting to online journal
    Courtesy of University of Illinois Law Review, her is a new ranking of online journals, along with links to the submission pages for each. Here is the list, including hyperlinks, from SSRN.
Rank this Week: 28

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 2719

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: 1272

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/
  • Sep 26

    Are Wellness Dogs in Law Schools' Futures?

    Are Wellness Dogs in Law Schools' Futures?
    Our student organization on animal law has brought dogs into the law school during several exam periods to destress law students. Other law schools have also done this type of pet therapy. Now USC is touting its new hire: USC...
  • Sep 25

    Foreign Students and Class Participation

    Foreign Students and Class Participation
    Many of our law schools have exchange or L.L.M. foreign students enrolled in our courses. Our educational system (both undergraduate and legal) is very different from the educational backgrounds of many of these students. Adapting to the U.S.…
  • Sep 24

    Legal Ed Videos on Teaching

    Legal Ed Videos on Teaching
    Hat tip to Dr. Victoria Sutton, Texas Tech Law's Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, for alerting me to the collection of videos from the Igniting Law Teaching conference in 2015 found on the Legal Ed web pages. You...
Rank this Week: 813

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/
  • Sep 26

    RUPA § 404(e) Confusion

    RUPA § 404(e) Confusion
    Every year I teach RUPA (1997) § 404(e), and every year I am confused. That section states that “[a] partner does not violate a duty or obligation under this [Act] or under the partnership agreement merely because the partner’s…
  • Sep 25

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Sep. 25, 2016)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (Sep. 25, 2016)
    "This Article challenges the outdated narrative of finance as intermediated scarce private capital ...." https://t.co/YashhdsRcU #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) September 19, 2016 "Our current regulatory system…
  • Sep 24

    Thinking about Therano

    Thinking about Therano
    I’m sure I’m not alone in having followed the spectacular fall of Theranos over the past year. Elizabeth Holmes was a fairytale come to life – and now, the main question seems to be whether she intentionally defrauded her investors...
Rank this Week: 716

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/
  • Sep 26

    Macquarie Workshop on Dementia in the Courtroom

    Macquarie Workshop on Dementia in the Courtroom
    Via Allan McCay: The Macquarie University Research Centre for Agency, Values, and Ethics (CAVE), the Agency and Moral Cognition Network, and the Australian Neurolaw Database Project are co-hosting a workshop on dementia in the courtroom.…
  • Sep 23

    "Law and Neuroscience: What, Why and Where to Begin"

    "Law and Neuroscience: What, Why and Where to Begin"
    Via the folks at Vanderbilt: The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience is pleased to announce the release of a new product, Law and Neuroscience: What, Why and Where to Begin. This brief, important tool will help…
  • Sep 20

    "Perceiving Law"

    "Perceiving Law"
    Recently published on SSRN: "Perceiving Law" CHRISTIAN TURNER, University of Georgia Law School The more we examine what is behind our most difficult legal questions, the more puzzling it can seem that we continue both to disagree strongly…
Rank this Week: 1087

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    New Issue: Journal of International Economic Law

    New Issue: Journal of International Economic Law
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Economic Law (Vol. 19, no. 3, September 2016) is out. Contents include:General Articles Wolfgang Alschner & Dmitriy Skougarevskiy, Mapping the Universe of International Investment…
  • Sep 26

    Conference: Making International Economic Law Work: Integrating Disciplines and Broadening Policy Choice

    Conference: Making International Economic Law Work: Integrating Disciplines and Broadening Policy Choice
    On September 30-October 1, 2016, the American Society of International Law's International Economic Law Interest Group will hold its biennial conference at the Georgetown University Law Center. The theme is: "Making International Economic Law…
  • Sep 25

    Négri: La diversité dans la gouvernance internationale

    Négri: La diversité dans la gouvernance internationale
    Vincent Négri (Université Senghor d'Alexandrie - Law) has published La diversité dans la gouvernance internationale : Perspectives culturelles, écologiques et juridiques (Bruylant 2016). Contents include:…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Sep 26

    Penn Law Review Symposium on Class Action

    Penn Law Review Symposium on Class Action
    On November 11-12, 2016, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review is hosting a symposium entitled “1966 and All That: Class Actions and Their Alternatives After Fifty Years.” Here’s the schedule, and here’s where you can register.
  • Sep 23

    Now on JOTWELL: Erbsen on Gilles on Arbitration & the End of Law

    Now on JOTWELL: Erbsen on Gilles on Arbitration & the End of Law
    Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Allan Erbsen’s essay, Common Law in the Age of Arbitration. Allan reviews Myriam Gilles’ recent article, The Day Doctrine Died: Private Arbitration and the End of Law, 2016 U. Ill. L....
  • Sep 21

    Ever Wonder Which SCOTUS Cases Have Been Cited the Most?

    Ever Wonder Which SCOTUS Cases Have Been Cited the Most?
    We’re just days away from a new U.S. Supreme Court Term. With some notable exceptions, most folks pay attention to Supreme Court decisions not because of who wins or loses those particular cases, but because of what those decisions mean...
Rank this Week: 892

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

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

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Course Enrollment Matters, Even for Tax Purpose

    Course Enrollment Matters, Even for Tax Purpose
    Most people have heard at least one anecdote about a student who attempts to take a final exam in a course, only to discover that failure to have enrolled in the course shuts the door to the opportunity to earn a grade in the course. Most…
  • Sep 23

    Another Lesson in the “Tax Rate Reductions Increase Tax Revenue” Experience

    Another Lesson in the “Tax Rate Reductions Increase Tax Revenue” Experience
    Supply-siders like to argue that by reducing tax rates, people and businesses will engage in economic activity squelched by higher tax rates, and that taxes on that increased activity will increase tax revenues. Not only have supply-siders…
  • Sep 21

    Alimony or Property Settlement? Placement Versus Language

    Alimony or Property Settlement? Placement Versus Language
    An attorney is retained to represent a plaintiff, and agrees to be compensated with a contingent fee. While the case is ongoing, the attorney and his wife end their marriage. They enter into a marital separation agreement. A section of the…
Rank this Week: 1241

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 26

    R&D Investments Fostering Horizontal Merger

    R&D Investments Fostering Horizontal Merger
    Christos Cabolis, IMD World Competitiveness Center; ALBA Graduate Business School; Yale SOM International Center for Finance, Constantine Manasakis, University of Crete - Department of Economics, Diego Moreno, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid…
  • Sep 26

    Facebook looking for competition counsel in London

    Facebook looking for competition counsel in London
    Competition Counsel (London, United Kingdom) Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over…
  • Sep 26

    An Empirical Analysis of Post‐Merger Organizational Integration

    An Empirical Analysis of Post‐Merger Organizational Integration
    Valerie Smeets, Aarhus School of Business; Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES), Kathryn Ierulli, University of Chicago, and Michael Gibbs, University of Chicago…
Rank this Week: 35

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Farrah Ahmed, The Autonomy Rationale for Religious Freedom, Modern Law Review, Forthcoming.Jason C. Roberts, Unwinding Non-Native Control over Native America's Past: A Statistical Analysis of the Decisions to Return Native American…
  • Sep 26

    New Guam Law Lifting Abuse Limitation Period Will Likely Force Archdiocese Into Bankruptcy

    New Guam Law Lifting Abuse Limitation Period Will Likely Force Archdiocese Into Bankruptcy
    AP reports that Guam Governor Eddie Calvo on Friday signed Substitute Bill No. 326-33 (full text) which retroactively eliminates the statute of limitations for civil suits alleging child sexual abuse. Passage came after abuse allegations…
  • Sep 25

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Whitney v. Varner, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 127018 (MD PA, Sept. 19, 2016), a Pennsylvania federal district court held that where an inmate refused to provide a written indication of his religious preference, prison officials could…
Rank this Week: 67

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: 381

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 26

    Six Strategies for Dealing With Fear, Worry, and Self-Doubt

    Six Strategies for Dealing With Fear, Worry, and Self-Doubt
    As we journey through our professional careers, one valuable tool to acquire is a personal formula for overcoming the inner obstacles that often hold us back from taking on vital challenges, rich with learning and opportunity. Fear and…
  • Sep 26

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as…
  • Sep 25

    Insights Into Billables From Cloud Computing

    Insights Into Billables From Cloud Computing
    The Clio Cloud Conference is sort of like the Burning Man Festival of the legal industry. You have to attend it at least once in your lifetime, and once you do, there are no words to truly describe the experience. There’s the…
Rank this Week: 138

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 26

    Death of LSAC President Dan Bernstine

    Death of LSAC President Dan Bernstine
    Law School Admission Council Announces Death of President Daniel O. Bernstine: It is with profound sadness that the Law School Admission Council shares the news that Dan Bernstine, President of LSAC, passed away suddenly at his home late last…
  • Sep 26

    Husband Of Retired Tax Court Judge Pleads Guilty To Taking $1 Million In Fraudulent Deduction

    Husband Of Retired Tax Court Judge Pleads Guilty To Taking $1 Million In Fraudulent Deduction
    Following up on my previous posts: Retired U.S. Tax Court Judge Indicted For Tax Evasion While She Sat On The Court (Apr. 5, 2016) What Is The Authority Of A Tax Opinion Written By A Judge Under IRS Audit Who Later Was Indicted For Tax Fraud?…
  • Sep 26

    A Tale Of Five (Indiana) Law Schools:Notre Dame, IU-Bloomington, IU-Indy, Valpo, Indy Tech

    A Tale Of Five (Indiana) Law Schools:Notre Dame, IU-Bloomington, IU-Indy, Valpo, Indy Tech
    Indiana Lawyer, Indiana Law Schools Welcome Class of 2019: Law School Rank 1L Class 50% LSAT 50% GPA Notre Dame 22 2016: 187 164 3.71 2015: 200 164 3.66 2010: 172 167 3.57 Indiana-Bloomington 25 2016: 178 161 3.71 2015: 153 161 3.76 2011: 240…
Rank this Week: 30

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Sep 26

    Wriggins on Gifford & Jones on Tort Law and Race

    Wriggins on Gifford & Jones on Tort Law and Race
    Jenny Wriggins has reviewed Don Gifford and Brian Jones's Keeping Cases from Black Juries in the Washington & Lee Law Review Online. The abstract provides: Issues of race and racism in the U.S. torts system continue to deserve much…
  • Sep 23

    $3M Shale Verdict: Nuisance or Toxic Tort?

    $3M Shale Verdict: Nuisance or Toxic Tort?
    The Parr family in Texas won a $3M verdict alleging they were sickened by fumes from natural gas wells. They sued using a nuisance theory. At oral arguments in the Fifth Circuit last week, the defendant driller argued the case...
  • Sep 22

    Ford Faces Sunroof Class Action

    Ford Faces Sunroof Class Action
    A suit filed in California alleges some of Ford's sunroofs are dangerous and Ford has been aware of it for nearly a decade. The suit specifically alleges that as sunroofs have expanded over larger portions of the roof of cars,...
Rank this Week: 2718

Guile is Good! Why We Need Lawyers

Guile is Good! Why We Need Lawyers

Stories, movies, and books, all with the same there--how lawyers can help make a better world.

http://www.guileisgood.com
  • Sep 26

    The Makings of a Great Lawyer

    The Makings of a Great Lawyer
    What separates a “great” lawyer from a merely good one? Graham Moore’s new novel The Last Days of Night gives us what I think is a persuasive answer to that fascinating question. The Last Days of Night tells the story of…
  • Sep 5

    Winner or Loser?

    Winner or Loser?
    The new film Don’t Think Twice is my favorite kind of movie; it makes you laugh watching it and makes you think later on. In telling the story of the breakup of an improvisational comedy troupe in NYC, the movie celebrates how a…
  • Aug 28

    Let’s Give Law a Chance

    Let’s Give Law a Chance
    We are all unhappy about continuing stories of widespread police abuse of African-American citizens, but there seems to be no effective remedy available. One egregious example was the police killing of  seventeen year old Laquan McDonald…
Rank this Week: 2373

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Sep 26

    Iran’s Nuclear Program and International Law: From Confrontation to Accord

    Iran’s Nuclear Program and International Law: From Confrontation to Accord
    by Dan Joyner by Dan Joyner [Dan Joyner is Professor of Law and Director of International Programs at the University of Alabama School of Law.] In July 2015 a historic diplomatic accord was reached among Iran, the E.U., and the P5+1 states…
  • Sep 26

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, September 26, 2016

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, September 26, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Here’s your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa The purported leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram Abubakar…
  • Sep 22

    Re-Engaging on an ISIL AUMF

    Re-Engaging on an ISIL AUMF
    by Deborah Pearlstein by Deborah Pearlstein In the past few weeks, Jack Goldsmith and Matt Waxman on the one hand, and Marty Lederman on the other, have restarted a discussion about the significance of Congress’ ongoing failure to enact…
Rank this Week: 297

Irish Law Updates

Irish Law Updates

Updates on Irish and Northern Irish Law. By Darius Whelan.

http://www.ucc.ie/law/irishlaw/blogger/blogger.html
  • Sep 26

    Events in September 2016 and after

    Events in September 2016 and after
    I've updated the listings of events at www.irishlaw.org/events/.  Here's the current version:  25 to 30 Sept. 2016:Autumn Criminology School for Doctoral Researchers, Blackwater Castle, Castletownroche, Co.…
  • Jun 9

    Events in June 2016 and following month

    Events in June 2016 and following month
    I've updated the listings of forthcoming events at www.irishlaw.org/events/. Here's the current listing:9-11 June 2016:  British and Irish Association of Law Librarians Conference, DublinDetails…
  • Apr 2

    Events in April 2016 and following month

    Events in April 2016 and following month
    I have updated the listings of events at www.irishlaw.org/events/.Here's the current listing:Wed. 6 April 2016 4.30 p.m.Prison Litigation Workshop - Irish Penal Reform Trust and Prison Litigation Network, CorkDetails…
Rank this Week: 1083

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/
Rank this Week: 2721

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Sep 26

    Marjorie Rombauer, the "Founding Mother" of the Field of Legal Writing Education, has Died

    Marjorie Rombauer, the "Founding Mother" of the Field of Legal Writing Education, has Died
    Professor Emeritus Marjorie Rombauer of the University of Washington School of Law, an icon in the field of legal research and writing education who has been described as the "Founding Mother" of Legal Writing Education, passed away…
  • Sep 24

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law
    Since Texas A&M University School of Law acquired the law school from Texas Wesleyan University in August of 2013, the law school has embarked on a program of investment that increased its entering class credentials and financial aid…
  • Sep 24

    Nominations for 2017 AALS Section Award

    Nominations for 2017 AALS Section Award
    The Awards Committee for the Association of American Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research is pleased to solicit nominations for the 2017 Section Award. This prestigious award recognizes an individual who has made a…
Rank this Week: 800

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 26

    Iowa Child Support Case

    Iowa Child Support Case
    From wtvr.com: Joe Vandusen had to fight the state of Iowa for eight months to avoid paying court-ordered child support for a child that was not his – this week, he won. "It's over," said Vandusen, of Davenport. In February...
  • Sep 25

    New HBO Series "Divorce"

    New HBO Series "Divorce"
    From the New York Times: On “Sex and the City,” Ms. Parker famously played Carrie Bradshaw, an every-single-woman, serially dating and hotly pursuing ideal love. Perhaps because of that, Michael took the opportunity to launch into tales…
  • Sep 24

    Trump's Divorce Records Still Sealed

    Trump's Divorce Records Still Sealed
    From Politico: A New York judge has rejected a media request to make public the contents of a 25-year-old court file on Donald Trump's divorce from wife Ivana, saying the courts have no business deciding what information could be useful...
Rank this Week: 110

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Sep 26

    Trump Failed to Disclose Foreign-Owned Business on Financial Disclosure

    Trump Failed to Disclose Foreign-Owned Business on Financial Disclosure
    Donald Trump failed to list one of his European companies on the Public Financial Disclosure Report submitted at the start of his campaign to the United States Office of Government Ethics, according to the Democratic Coalition Against Trump…
  • Sep 24

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law

    Hiring Faculty at Texas A&M University School of Law
    Since Texas A&M University School of Law acquired the law school from Texas Wesleyan University in August of 2013, the law school has embarked on a program of investment that increased its entering class credentials and financial aid…
  • Sep 22

    Security Council Adopts Resolution 2309 on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Act

    Security Council Adopts Resolution 2309 on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Act
    The global aviation system is of vital importance to economic development and prosperity, and all States must strengthen, both individually and collectively, aviation security measures, in order to secure a stable and peaceful global…
Rank this Week: 347

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3761

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
Rank this Week: 371

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Sep 25

    The Transformation of Michelle Alexander: A Woman of Spirit

    The Transformation of Michelle Alexander: A Woman of Spirit
    Earlier this year, Michelle Alexander spoke at Union Theological Seminary as a Woman of Spirit. Now the newly resigned Ohio State law professor and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is surrendering…
  • Sep 22

    No Suspicion When African American Man Tries to Avoid Police Encounter, Mass SCJ Rule

    No Suspicion When African American Man Tries to Avoid Police Encounter, Mass SCJ Rule
    On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a unanimous ruling granting a motion to suppress and throwing out the conviction of Jimmy Warren, an African-American male. According to the court, the underlying investigatory stop…
  • Sep 21

    Lecture Series on Human Rights Continues at Columbia Law

    Lecture Series on Human Rights Continues at Columbia Law
    Nearly one year ago , Columbia Law School resumed a lecture series that engages members of the federal judiciary in discussion of human rights and humanitarian law. The series is sponsored by Columbia's Human Rights Institute and NYU Law's…
Rank this Week: 204

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
  • Sep 25

    Best Practices for Legal Education

    Best Practices for Legal Education
    I’m failing at retirement again. I just joined the Best Practices for Legal Education blog.  Every once in a while, I would forward to BPLE editor Mary Lynch a post I wrote for Indisputably to mention in her blog.  Having…
  • Sep 24

    Non-Apology Apologies, Ethics, and Lawyer

    Non-Apology Apologies, Ethics, and Lawyer
    In my post, Non-Apology Apologies, Part 2, I briefly described Wells Fargo’s acceptance of responsibility but refusal to apologize for its fraudulent practices in creating accounts without customers’ authorization. This post…
  • Sep 21

    Schedule for the Tower of Babel Symposium

    Schedule for the Tower of Babel Symposium
    The University of Missouri’s symposium, Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding, will take place on Friday, October 7, from 9 am to noon Central Time. We recently set the schedule for the…
Rank this Week: 1525

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Sep 25

    Let Me Introduce Myself

    Let Me Introduce Myself
    My name is John Lande and I just became a blogger with BPLE.  I want to tell you about my background and interests and the kinds of things I expect to write about in this blog.  This post also includes links to some resources you…
  • Sep 16

    Looking Beyond the Trends: Whose Our Curriculum Really For?

    Looking Beyond the Trends: Whose Our Curriculum Really For?
    Just catching up on my summer reading and I came across a short piece titled, “My Best Marketing Advice for Lawyers,” by John H. Fisher, Esq.  In the article, Attorney Fisher responds to an inquiry for his best marketing…
  • Sep 9

    Expanding the Curriculum to Build Better Lawyer

    Expanding the Curriculum to Build Better Lawyer
    Just finished reading a fascinating piece in the Journal of Legal Education by Pamela Bucy Pierson, Bainbridge Mims Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law.  Her article, Economics, EQ, and Finance: The Next Frontier…
Rank this Week: 3751