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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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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 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

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law

    Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law
    Jurisdynamics is pleased to have received, courtesy of Oxford University Press, Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives (Randall S. Abate ed., 2015), available via…
  • Mar 1

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic
    James Ming Chen, Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistics, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2571830 or http://bit.ly/LeapsMetesBounds: Economic analysis of technological innovation, diffusion, and decline often proceeds according to…
  • Jan 7

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship
    The 15th annual workshop on Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship, co-taught by Lee Epstein and Andrew D. Martin, will run from June 15-17, 2015, at Washington University in St. Louis. The workshop is for law school faculty, lawyers,…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 25

    Old Wine in New Bottle

    Old Wine in New Bottle
    Borrowing a well-worn title for this post seemed appropriate. I trust Milton Freidman, Noam Chomsky, the Pacific Lutheran University Wind Ensemble, or the countless others who have used the title before me won’t mind. I’m spending…
  • Apr 24

    The Friday Fillip: Friday’s Work

    The Friday Fillip: Friday’s Work
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, interrupted occasionally by a reference you might like to follow up. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as…
  • Apr 24

    The Future of Legal Publishing

    The Future of Legal Publishing
    My opinion stands that it is not always wise to try and predict the future, certainly for the longer-term, however necessary it is to seek to do so. Unpredictable risk for companies is everywhere and the impact of getting things wrong can be…
Rank this Week: 104

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 25

    Off to the ICN Annual Meeting in Sydney

    Off to the ICN Annual Meeting in Sydney
    I am off tonight to Sydney, Australia for the ICN annual meeting. The pre-ICN events are spectacular and I am participating in two of them. The first is a discussion I am co-hosting on Procedural Fairness in Asian Antitrust on...
  • Apr 24

    The Death of the Comcast Deal

    The Death of the Comcast Deal
    Tim Wu, Columbia Law has an op-ed in the New Yorker on The Death of the Comcast Deal.
  • Apr 24

    Optimal production channel for private labels: Too much or too little innovation?

    Optimal production channel for private labels: Too much or too little innovation?
    Claire Chambolle (INRA-UR1303 ALISS), Clemence Christin (Normandie Université, UCBN, CREM-UMR CNRS 6211) and Guy Meunier (INRA-UR1303 ALISS) ask Optimal production channel for private labels: Too much or too little innovation? ABSTRACT: We…
Rank this Week: 13

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    The Lawfare Podcast, Episode #120: A Lecture on “The Future of Violence”

    The Lawfare Podcast, Episode #120: A Lecture on “The Future of Violence”
    I was privileged to speak this week at the Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas on Gabriella Blum and my new book, The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and…
  • Apr 25

    Reminder: The Triple Entente Beer Summit is Fast Approaching

    Reminder: The Triple Entente Beer Summit is Fast Approaching
    They’re the hottest item in the national security world. And they’re going fast. Get your tickets now for the Triple Entente Beer Summit, May 7 at the Washington Firehouse. Have a beer with Lawfare, with the folks from…
  • Apr 25

    New York Times Gets Stellarwind IG Report Under FOIA

    New York Times Gets Stellarwind IG Report Under FOIA
    It’s big (750 pages) and we haven’t read it yet, but here it is. And here’s the New York Times story on the report: WASHINGTON — The secrecy surrounding the National Security Agency’s post-9/11 warrantless…
Rank this Week: 134

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/
  • Apr 25

    The Impact of Art

    The Impact of Art
    As my students will tell you, I am on a continuous quest to combine pro-sports and law. My students might be surprised to learn that I have personal interests beyond professional sports! One of those is contemporary art. So, I...
  • Apr 23

    Sound Recording Copyright Extension to 70 Years is a MONEY GRAB!

    Sound Recording Copyright Extension to 70 Years is a MONEY GRAB!
    New reports are suggesting that the Government of Canada plans to extend the term of copyright monopoly from 50 years to 70 years for sound recordings. I will give you 4 reasons why this does not further any legitimate public...
  • Apr 6

    If you build it, ...

    If you build it, ...
    Watch as MLB players recite the Field of Dreams speech:
Rank this Week: 2046

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 25

    CLE on Skills Training for Estate Planner

    CLE on Skills Training for Estate Planner
    The American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law is holding its annual CLE entitled, 2015 Skills Training for Estate Planners. The fundamentals course takes place July 13-17th and the advanced topics course is from…
  • Apr 25

    The Dispute Over Robin Williams’ Estate Shows The Need For Better Planning Technique

    The Dispute Over Robin Williams’ Estate Shows The Need For Better Planning Technique
    As I previously discussed, the ongoing legal dispute over the estate of late actor and comedian Robin Williams demonstrates that conflicts can emerge out of an “uncommonly sophisticated, tax-efficient estate plan.” Darren Wallace, an…
  • Apr 25

    Artist's Legacy Revived 50 Years After Death

    Artist's Legacy Revived 50 Years After Death
    The Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti is working on expanding public knowledge of the works of Alberto Giacometti, a Swiss sculptor who died in 1966. The foundation is recreating his Paris studio and opening a public exhibition of his…
Rank this Week: 158

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/
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Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 46

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Apr 25

    If I've lost the media . . .

    If I've lost the media . . .
    I have made pretty clear my view that the Alabama Supreme Court and Alabama public officials have not been defying federal courts or federal law over same-sex marriage, given the limited scope of district court orders and injunctions. And I…
  • Apr 24

    On Anonymous Speech

    On Anonymous Speech
    When I drive into the BC parking lot, I'm always wary of the dad drivers with out-of-state plates. Not just because they're lost, texting their kid to find the right dorm, and pushing the family dog into the back seat with the other arm…
  • Apr 24

    Congratulations to Rick Garnett

    Congratulations to Rick Garnett
    The dean of Notre Dame Law School announced this week that our good friend and co-blogger Rick Garnett has been approved by the university administration as the law school's newest endowed professor. Rick will be the Schierl/Fort Howard…
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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/
  • Apr 25

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Myth of the Cultural Jew" by Kwall

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Myth of the Cultural Jew" by Kwall
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition by Roberta Rosenthal Kwall on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A myth exists that Jews can embrace the cultural components of Judaism without...
  • Apr 25

    Download of the Week: "Do Laws Have a Constitutional Shelf Life?" by Larsen

    Download of the Week: "Do Laws Have a Constitutional Shelf Life?" by Larsen
    The Download of the Week is Do Laws Have a Constitutional Shelf Life? by Alli Orr Larsen. Here is the abstract: Times change. A statute passed today may seem obsolete tomorrow. Does the Constitution dictate when a law effectively expires?...
  • Apr 24

    Wasserman on Resistance to Marriage Equality in Alabama

    Wasserman on Resistance to Marriage Equality in Alabama
    Howard M. Wasserman (Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law) has posted Crazy in Alabama: The Judicial Process and the Last Stand Against Marriage Equality in the Land of George Wallace (Northwestern University Law Review,…
Rank this Week: 120

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/
  • Apr 25

    More Section 230 Cases Than I Can Handle!

    More Section 230 Cases Than I Can Handle!
    My cup runneth over with Section 230 cases! This long blog post catches up on a few from the past couple months. Warning: there are some stinkers in this batch. Google, Inc. v. Hood, 2015 WL 1546160 (S.D. Miss. March...
  • Apr 24

    LinkedIn’s “Reference Search” Service Doesn’t Violate Fair Credit Reporting Act–Sweet v. LinkedIn

    LinkedIn’s “Reference Search” Service Doesn’t Violate Fair Credit Reporting Act–Sweet v. LinkedIn
    Plaintiffs alleged that potential employers found references about them through LinkedIn’s Reference Searches functions, they were denied employment as a result, and thus LinkedIn violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. LinkedIn users,…
  • Apr 23

    Mixed Ruling in Competitive Keyword Advertising Case–Goldline v. Regal

    Mixed Ruling in Competitive Keyword Advertising Case–Goldline v. Regal
    The lawsuit’s principal participants are rivals in the precious metals and coin industry. The defendant organization, Regal, has an affiliate program, and it appears that some affiliates bought competitive keyword advertising using the…
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Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Apr 25

    Are Law Firms that Represent Men Only Illegal?

    Are Law Firms that Represent Men Only Illegal?
    My colleagues and I have been discussing this issue. In the family law context, there is a rise of law firms that represent only male parties, often due to an affiliation with the father's rights movement. For example:…
  • Apr 25

    The Gendered Impact of the Retirement Deficit

    The Gendered Impact of the Retirement Deficit
    Wash Post, Why the Retirement Crisis is also a Woman's Crisis But here’s the dot that few have connected: The retirement savings crisis is also a women’s crisis. That’s because women retire with two-thirds the savings of men, live…
  • Apr 25

    Prof. McElroy Respond

    Prof. McElroy Respond
    And she responds with class. Lisa McElroy, After a Public Shaming, Reclaiming my Dignity. Excerpts don't do it justice. Just read.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/GenderAndTheLawBlog/~4/ovhSJ-xsN7g" height="1"…
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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/
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 25

    Class of 2014 Law School Job Placement Ranking

    Class of 2014 Law School Job Placement Ranking
    Matt Leichter, Class of 2014 Employment Report (Leaked Edition): I’ve been peeking daily at the ABA’s employment summary Web page. On Friday morning, the class of 2014 data appeared ... Yet when I returned Friday afternoon, I found it was…
  • Apr 25

    Oei & Ring Present Can Sharing Be Taxed? Today at Fordham

    Oei &amp; Ring Present Can Sharing Be Taxed? Today at Fordham
    Shu-Yi Oei (Tulane) & Diane M. Ring (Boston College) present Can Sharing Be Taxed?, 93 Wash. U. L. Rev. ___ (2016), at Fordham today as part of its conference on Sharing Economy, Sharing City: Urban Law and the New Economy: The past few…
  • Apr 25

    Law School Dean’s Art Teaches Life Lessons For His Student

    Law School Dean’s Art Teaches Life Lessons For His Student
    The Star, Law School Dean’s Art Pieces Translate Into Advice for the Audience: A drove of horses, koi swimming in a pond, a ship basking in a warm orange glow — these are some of the works on display at Harmahinder Singh’s first solo…
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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 25

    Defining the Indefinable: Crimes of Moral Turpitude

    Defining the Indefinable: Crimes of Moral Turpitude
    Guest Blogger: Kelsey Quist, third year law student, University of San Francisco The phrase “moral turpitude” may seem like an outdated term, however, it is alive and well in the immigration world. Although its origin dates back hundreds…
  • Apr 25

    Day 4 of Sheriff Joe Arpaio Contempt Hearing

    Day 4 of Sheriff Joe Arpaio Contempt Hearing
    As reported on ImmigrationProf this week, Maricopa County (Arizona) Sheriff Joe Arpaio has had a tumultuous week of hearings in federal court on whether the Sheriff and the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office were in contempt of court in…
  • Apr 25

    Maria Chavez: Immigration Reform and the Impacts on Undocumented Latino Youth

    Maria Chavez: Immigration Reform and the Impacts on Undocumented Latino Youth
    Yesterday, ImmigrationProf posted the Ted talk of Professor Maria Chavez on the de-Americanization of Latino youth. Here is a follow-up blog post by Maria: The decades-long lack of reasonable immigration reform by Congress has profound…
Rank this Week: 114

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
  • Apr 25

    Everything I Know About Dispute Resolution is Wrong – Especially What You Say About It

    Everything I Know About Dispute Resolution is Wrong – Especially What You Say About It
    I think that it is accurate to say that at the ABA DR Section Conference we had a lively session entitled, “Everything You Know About Dispute Resolution is Wrong – Can You Handle the Truth?” (At least it was lively for those…
  • Apr 24

    Richard Birke to JAMS

    Richard Birke to JAMS
    I caught up with Rich Birke at the ABA conference last week. He told me that he has resigned his professorship at Willamette to become the Executive Director of the JAMS Institute, effective fall of this year. It’s very exciting because…
  • Apr 24

    Whisper “Here’s my contact information; don’t accept anything until we’ve talked.”

    Whisper “Here’s my contact information; don’t accept anything until we’ve talked.”
    In this morning’s Chronicle of Higher Education, an article entitled “Time to Change the Rules of Negotiation,” focusing on entry-level employment negotiations, what’s negotiable, what’s…
Rank this Week: 1067

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Apr 25

    Suspension For Unauthorized Practice In Two State

    Suspension For Unauthorized Practice In Two State
    A suspension of six months and a day was imposed by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court of an attorney who listed himself as admitted in that jurisdiction while on administrative suspension The respondent was admitted to the bar of…
  • Apr 24

    Not A Big Winner

    Not A Big Winner
    Not a legal profession but a decision worth noting from the Iowa Supreme Court This case requires us to apply ordinary contract principles to an extraordinary event. While playing a penny slot machine, a casino patron obtained a win of...
  • Apr 24

    Due Diligence Exclusion Negates Malpractice Claim

    Due Diligence Exclusion Negates Malpractice Claim
    No legal malpractice was established in a law firm's representation of an investor in a Ponzi scheme, according to an opinion of the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department. In this action for legal malpractice,…
Rank this Week: 159

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 99

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 603

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Apr 25

    Weekend Roundup: April 11-24, 2015

    Weekend Roundup: April 11-24, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey The last two weeks of posts at Opinio Juris have seen several items from Julian, including on his favorite treaty reservation ever in the Hague Child Support Treaty and more on the HCST and…
  • Apr 23

    Students, Junior Faculty, and Human Rights Scholars are Delicate Flower

    Students, Junior Faculty, and Human Rights Scholars are Delicate Flower
    by Kevin Jon Heller At least according to Fionnuala Ní Aolain, criticising the counter-petition that I and hundreds of others signed in defense of Harold Koh. Her entire Just Security post is deeply problematic; let's go through…
  • Apr 23

    Sobering State of Play for Upcoming NPT Review Conference

    Sobering State of Play for Upcoming NPT Review Conference
    by Kristen Boon by Kristen Boon A new report entitled “Nuclear Weapons: the State of Play 2015” makes for very sober reading. The authors are Gareth Evans, Tanya Ogilvie-White and Ramesh Thakur, and the report was written for the…
Rank this Week: 290

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
Rank this Week: 38

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Rachovitsa: Fragmentation of International Law Revisited

    Rachovitsa: Fragmentation of International Law Revisited
    Adamantia Rachovitsa (Qatar Univ. - Law) has posted Fragmentation of International Law Revisited: Insights, Good Practices and Lessons to Be Learned from the Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights (Leiden Journal of International Law,…
  • Apr 23

    Conference: International Law and Time

    Conference: International Law and Time
    On June 12-13, 2015, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies will host a conference on "International Law and Time." The program is here. Here's the idea: Time is an inherent component of many of the most important…
  • Apr 23

    New Issue: The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunal

    New Issue: The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunal
    The latest issue of The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals (Vol. 14, no. 1, 2015) is out. Contents include:Giorgio Gaja, Requesting the ICJ to Revoke or Modify Provisional Measures The Contribution of Courts and Tribunals…
Rank this Week: 63

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Congratulations to Justin Simard (Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania), who has been selected as a Baldy Postdoctoral Fellow by the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy. History News Network interviews Logan Sawyer, Georgia Law…
  • Apr 24

    LSA Hurst Award to Sharafi

    LSA Hurst Award to Sharafi
    The Law and Society Association has announced the winners of its 2015 awards. We're excited to see that recent guest blogger Mitra Sharafi (University of Wisconsin) picked up the J. Willard Hurst Award for the best book in Socio-Legal…
  • Apr 24

    Call for Submissions: ASLH Student Research Colloquium 2015

    Call for Submissions: ASLH Student Research Colloquium 2015
    [We have the following announcement.]Graduate students and their faculty mentors take note:The American Society for Legal History (ASLH) will host a Student Research Colloquium (SRC) on Wednesday, October 28, and Thursday, October 29, 2015,…
Rank this Week: 138

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Apr 24

    Are you a professor who inspires?

    Are you a professor who inspires?
    If so, there may be a pile of simoleons in your future - $25K to be exact. A cash award in that amount is available from the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust for a professor who inspires students, particularly in...
  • Apr 24

    Top Ten Family Friendly Law Firm

    Top Ten Family Friendly Law Firm
    Yale Law Women has released its list of the top 10 national family friendly firms. They are, in alphabetical order Arnold & Porter Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Duane Morris Hogan Lovells US Hunton & Williams Kirkland & Ellis…
  • Apr 24

    Have we finally hit bottom in law school applicants?

    Have we finally hit bottom in law school applicants?
    Professor Alfred Brophy blogging at the Faculty Lounge thinks so (and here). That prediction is based on the LSAC's latest numbers showing that the number of law school applicants is down 2.6% from last year at this time while the...
Rank this Week: 2556

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 24

    Sea Smoke Sea Spray (Santa Rita Hills) 2011

    Sea Smoke Sea Spray (Santa Rita Hills) 2011
    For dinner tonight I made open face croque madames on savory cheese and chive waffles. For the waffles, I made up a half batch of Bob's Red Mill Organic 7 Grain Pancake & Waffle Mix , to which I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 23

    Robert Mondavi Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) 2002

    Robert Mondavi Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) 2002
    For dinner tonight, I cut some flank steak into small pieces, which I then dusted with corn starch in a coarse sieve so that I could shake off the excess. I then stir fried it in my trusty Calphalon... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 23

    An Introduction to the Benefit Corporation: PowerPoint Presentation

    An Introduction to the Benefit Corporation: PowerPoint Presentation
    This deck presents an introduction and overview of the so-called Benefit Corporation (a.k.a. the Public Benefit Corporation). It contrasts benefit corporations to related entities such as B Corps,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 45

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Apr 24

    No Gas in Auto Emission Standard Suit

    No Gas in Auto Emission Standard Suit
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit ruled today that plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge EPA and NHTSA's standards for greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks. The ruling means that the case is dismissed,…
  • Apr 24

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Arizona's Voter Registration Form for Party Preference

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Arizona's Voter Registration Form for Party Preference
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law Before 2011, Arizona law required that voter registration forms include a blank space for the registrant’s party preference. But a 2011 law required the voter…
  • Apr 22

    Court Gives Go-Ahead to Antitrust Suits in Gas Industry

    Court Gives Go-Ahead to Antitrust Suits in Gas Industry
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court ruled this week in Oneok, Inc. v. Learjet, Inc. that the Natural Gas Act did not preempt retail gas purchasers' antitrust lawsuits against sellers (gas pipelines) for manipulating…
Rank this Week: 126

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Apr 24

    Sekhon on Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment

    Sekhon on Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment
    Nirej Sekhon (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment ((Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Fourth Amendment cases are replete with…
  • Apr 24

    Stoughton on Law Enforcement's "Warrior" Problem

    Stoughton on Law Enforcement's &quot;Warrior&quot; Problem
    Seth W. Stoughton (University of South Carolina School of Law) has posted Law Enforcement's 'Warrior' Problem (128 Harv. L. Rev. Forum 225 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Within law enforcement, few things are more venerated than the…
  • Apr 24

    Rich on Automated Suspicion Algorithms and the Fourth Amendment

    Rich on Automated Suspicion Algorithms and the Fourth Amendment
    Michael Rich (Elon University School of Law) has posted Machine Learning, Automated Suspicion Algorithms, and the Fourth Amendment (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: At the conceptual…
Rank this Week: 101

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 213

Ideas

Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

http://daviddfriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    My June Speaking Trip

    My June Speaking Trip
    I am planning to spend the second half of June traveling, with talks in New Delhi and Bali. New Delhi is about half the world away from California, with the result that you can get there going either east or west. Checking airline schedules,…
  • Apr 15

    Slandering Charles Darwin

    Slandering Charles Darwin
    In an earlier post, I pointed out claims about Darwin and Galton in the work of a scholar of Islamic law which were wildly false. I have recently come across something similar in  work by a scholar of Romani history writing on the Romani…
  • Apr 9

    The Rhythm Method and Population Growth Rate

    The Rhythm Method and Population Growth Rate
    In the process of composing a recent post, I did some rough calculations on the probability of pregnancy from a randomly timed act of unprotected intercourse. It occured to me that the same calculations are relevant to a different…
Rank this Week: 1590

Legislation Law Prof Blog

Legislation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Sara K. Rankin, Joel Rogers, Kevin Barry and Emily Benfer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legislation_law/
  • Apr 24

    SLU Law Legal Clinics Win 2015 CLEA Excellence Award

    SLU Law Legal Clinics Win 2015 CLEA Excellence Award
    It is with great pleasure that we welcome guest blogger Patricia Hureston Lee, Associate Professor and Director of Saint Louis University School of Law Legal Clinics. Professor Lee has a passion for being a legal educator and has previously…
  • Apr 23

    What’s the Matter with Kansas?

    What’s the Matter with Kansas?
    In Kansas, wealthier individuals are paying much less income tax, while the working class might have to pay more in sales tax for basic necessities. Due to an overhaul of the state’s tax system by Republican Governor Sam Brownback,…
  • Apr 21

    Fight for $15 Highlights the Case for Living Wage

    Fight for $15 Highlights the Case for Living Wage
    The Fight for $15 movement, which has recently gained momentum and press, has brought attention to the fact that many low-wage workers are unable to obtain basic necessities, such as food, and medical access, with their paychecks alone.…
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Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 24

    Walter Scott and The Child Support System

    Walter Scott and The Child Support System
    In the blizzard of publicity surrounding the murder of Walter Scott, the unarmed African-American who was shot in the back as he ran from a routine traffic stop, the media has somewhat belatedly discovered the criminalization of child support…
  • Apr 24

    Call for Papers–AALS Section on Law and Sport

    Call for Papers–AALS Section on Law and Sport
    The AALS Section on Law and Sports is pleased to announce the inaugural AALS Section on Law and Sports Award to recognize an individual that has made a substantial and significant contribution to scholarship, teaching, and/or service in the…
  • Apr 24

    Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual: An Opportunity for the Supreme Court to Correct the Problems of ERISA Preemption

    Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual: An Opportunity for the Supreme Court to Correct the Problems of ERISA Preemption
    The U.S. Supreme Court has asked the Solicitor General whether the Court should grant certiorari in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. If the Court hears Gobeille, the Court will confront an important choice for the future of…
Rank this Week: 127

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Apr 24

    Tory Senator Insults Order of Canada Recipient for Asking Why Unions Need Disclose More Than Charitie

    Tory Senator Insults Order of Canada Recipient for Asking Why Unions Need Disclose More Than Charitie
    Try telling Conservatives that the ridiculous, partisan, waste of taxpayer money that is Bill C-377 Harper Senate Appointee Plett Insults Distinguished Witness at hearings into Anti-union Bill imposes far more onerous reporting requirements…
  • Apr 14

    Workers Hired After a Strike Begins Can’t Vote in a Union Decertification Vote

    Workers Hired After a Strike Begins Can’t Vote in a Union Decertification Vote
    A long strike by United Steelworkers members at Crown Holdings beer can manufacturer has been in the news lately, and the Ontario government has now appointed an expert arbitrator to try and broker a deal there.  Receiving less…
  • Mar 31

    SCC Revisits, Clarifies (Sort of) Constructive Dismissal Law

    SCC Revisits, Clarifies (Sort of) Constructive Dismissal Law
    March 31, 2015 March was a good month for me.  I was cited by the Supreme Court of Canada twice in the span of about a week!  The first citation was in the collective bargaining case MPAO v. Canada, where the court cited my…
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International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Apr 24

    International Law Updates from Washington, D.C.

    International Law Updates from Washington, D.C.
    The Senate Armed Services Committee will hold a hearing on U.S. Security Policy in Europe. on April 28, 2015 at 9:30 a.m., G-50 Dirksen. The Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations, House…
  • Apr 24

    Central African Republic To Establish Special Tribunal for War Crime

    Central African Republic To Establish Special Tribunal for War Crime
    The National Transitional Council of the Central African Republic (CAR) voted this week to establish a Special Criminal Court within its criminal justice system to try persons accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity since 2003. It…
  • Apr 22

    EC's Response to the Migrant Crisis in the Mediterranean Is Lacking

    EC's Response to the Migrant Crisis in the Mediterranean Is Lacking
    As reported by many news organizations, there is a migrant crisis in the Mediterranean Sea. According to the latest figures, 1754 persons have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe since the beginning of the year, including…
Rank this Week: 706

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Apr 24

    Investigative Journalism's New Champion

    Investigative Journalism's New Champion
    Jeffrey Ruoff examines why more and more documentary filmmakers are turning to investigative journalism as media outlets abandon the form. But, as he points out, the audience for film is different from the audience for print. (For Pacific…
  • Apr 23

    Comcast Pulling Out of Attempt to Buy TimeWarner

    Comcast Pulling Out of Attempt to Buy TimeWarner
    Comcast is apparently ending its $45 billion try to purchase TimeWarner because of difficulties in overcoming agency skepticism over the impact such a deal would have on consumers. Comcast and TimeWarner are the U.S. largest cable companies…
  • Apr 23

    The IP Legal Regime's Plagiarism Fallacy

    The IP Legal Regime's Plagiarism Fallacy
    Gregory N. Manel, Temple University School of Law, Anne Fant, University of Washington, Department of Psychology, and Kristina Olson, University of Washington, Department of Psychology, have published Intellectual Property Law's Plagiarism…
Rank this Week: 2967

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/
  • Apr 24

    Do You Have an Announcement for the Newsletter for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research?

    Do You Have an Announcement for the Newsletter for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research?
    You can send news of upcoming events, promotions, and conferences to the newsletter for the Association of American Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. Click here. And hey, send us a copy. We can post news here...
  • Apr 23

    LWI to Formalize the Pink Ink Caucu

    LWI to Formalize the Pink Ink Caucu
    Just a few days in advance of the U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments in the same-sex marriage cases, the Legal Writing Institute announced the formal establishment of the Pink Ink Caucus. The charge of the Caucus is to support LGBTQ...
  • Apr 20

    LWI/ALWD/LexisNexis Scholarship Grant Recipients Announced

    LWI/ALWD/LexisNexis Scholarship Grant Recipients Announced
    The Legal Writing Institute and the Association of Legal Writing Directors have announced the winners of the 2015 LWI/ALWD/LexisNexis Scholarship Grants. The following four winners will each receive grants of $5000. Deborah Borman, De-grading…
Rank this Week: 332

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/
  • Apr 24

    Sefton v. Sefton (Cal. Ct. App. - April 24, 2015)

    Sefton v. Sefton (Cal. Ct. App. - April 24, 2015)
    I never took Trusts & Estates.  And because I never studied for the bar exam, I never actually learned the stuff either.But I've picked up bits and pieces of this area over the subsequent decades by reading the California appellate…
  • Apr 23

    Stennett v. Britel (Cal. Ct. App. - April 23, 2015)

    Stennett v. Britel (Cal. Ct. App. - April 23, 2015)
    Anime Britel was a world-class triathelete.  In 1999, he met Jackie Stennett while they were both at the Harvard Business School, and they had a romantic relationship.  Jackie got pregnant.Fast forward to 2011.  Mr. Britel was…
  • Apr 23

    People v. Brothers (Cal. Ct. App. - April 21, 2015)

    People v. Brothers (Cal. Ct. App. - April 21, 2015)
    For those who believe child molesters deserve to die, I wonder what the reaction is to this fact pattern:"Early in the morning of December 5, 2005 Brothers learned information that caused her to believe Gates had sexually molested Mimi and…
Rank this Week: 371

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Apr 24

    School Suspends Sixth Grader for a Year for Possessing Leaf Found Not to Be Marijuana

    School Suspends Sixth Grader for a Year for Possessing Leaf Found Not to Be Marijuana
    Last month Derek cited a study correlating higher student marijuana use to schools in which administrators reported using out-of-school suspensions and students reported low policy enforcement. That has not slowed the use of such policies in…
  • Apr 24

    How the Pending ESEA Bill Could Move Funding Equity Backward

    How the Pending ESEA Bill Could Move Funding Equity Backward
    Yesterday, Nora Gordon focused on one of the more technical aspects of the pending Senate bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act: the supplement not supplant standard. The standard requires that Title I funds for low…
  • Apr 23

    Mississippi and Tennessee Pass Special Education Voucher Bill

    Mississippi and Tennessee Pass Special Education Voucher Bill
    Last week, Mississippi enacted a special education voucher law (the Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act), and in Tennessee this week another special education voucher bill, the Individualized Education Act, is headed for…
Rank this Week: 2500

Hearsay Culture

Hearsay Culture

KZSU-FM (Stanford) Tech/Law Talk Show. Hosted by Dave Levine.

http://www.hearsayculture.com
Rank this Week: 1585

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Apr 24

    Hillary Thinks She Is Bigger Than God

    Hillary Thinks She Is Bigger Than God
    Thanks to Ed Morrisey for pointing this out. Hillary Clinton last night addressing the sixth annual Women in The World Summit: “Far too many women are denied access to reproductive health care and safe childbirth, and laws don’t…
  • Apr 24

    Retreat, Fight, or Train?

    Retreat, Fight, or Train?
    There is a bit of blog war going on between two influential Christian bloggers – Rod Dreher of The American Conservative and David French of National Review.  Dreher describes himself as an “Orthodox Christian.”  I…
  • Apr 24

    “The Queen”

    “The Queen”
    . Coming, in very timely fashion, on June 19.  Preorders welcome, of course.  The introduction is available at the landing page.
Rank this Week: 2027

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    So, that happened: MPAA Creativity Conference

    So, that happened: MPAA Creativity Conference
    The Motion Picture Association of America, in partnership with Microsoft and ABC NewsCreativity Conference(File under: you invited me!  Also, no surprise, the food was good and the perks nice—you could get your photo made in a…
  • Apr 24

    Deducting points for a 3-point landing in copyright claim

    Deducting points for a 3-point landing in copyright claim
    Horizon Comics Prods., Inc. v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC, No. 15-cv-11684 (D. Mass. filed Apr. 23, 2015): Newly filed; the claim is that movie Iron Man's armor infringes the copyright in another comic armored suit.  All I'll say…
  • Apr 24

    Ad agency liability for false advertising without scienter

    Ad agency liability for false advertising without scienter
    Nestlé Purina Petcare Co. v. Blue Buffalo Co., No. 4:14 CV 859, 2015 WL 1782661 (E.D. Mo. Apr. 20, 2015) Purina sued Blue Buffalo for false advertising of its dog food as “grain free” and containing “no chicken…
Rank this Week: 17

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Apr 24

    AALS Section On Law & Sports Seeks Award Nomination

    AALS Section On Law &amp; Sports Seeks Award Nomination
    This just in: The AALS Section on Law and Sports is pleased to announce the inaugural AALS Section on Law and Sports Award to recognize an individual that has made a substantial and significant contribution to scholarship, teaching, and/or…
  • Apr 23

    What Do the Best Law Mentors Do?

    What Do the Best Law Mentors Do?
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Professors Terri Beiner, Kelly Browe Olson, and Kelly Terry, and Dean Michael Schwartz are launching a study of the best law mentors in the country. Cribbing from a letter I received today, they...
  • Apr 23

    Infilaw Holding Off On Seeking Charleston Acquisition

    Infilaw Holding Off On Seeking Charleston Acquisition
    According to news reports, Infilaw appears to be backing away from acquiring Charleston School of Law. The proposed acquisition of Charleston stalled after Infilaw withdrew its application to the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education…
Rank this Week: 262

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Apr 24

    Bain Capital's Social Impact Fund

    Bain Capital's Social Impact Fund
    The New York Times DealB%k recently reported that Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts, will join Bain Capital to head a new social impact fund. These types of social impact funds seem to becoming more and more common. Social…
  • Apr 24

    Advice for Law Review Editor

    Advice for Law Review Editor
    I recently finished my law review submission season, placing two articles: The Social Enterprise Law Market at Maryland Law Review (on jurisdictional competition and social enterprise entity forms) and An Early Report on Benefit Reports at…
  • Apr 23

    This Just In From B.U. Law

    This Just In From B.U. Law
    BU LAW TO BECOME FIRST U.S. LAW SCHOOL TO OFFER A MOOC IN COMPLIANCE Course series will focus on legal risk management for companies doing businesses overseas (APRIL 23, 2015) -­‐ Boston University School of Law will launch a massive...
Rank this Week: 187