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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: 1524

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/
  • Mar 28

    Fontana & Huq on Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law

    Fontana & Huq on Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law
    David Fontana and Aziz Z. Huq (George Washington University Law School and University of Chicago - Law School) have posted Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law (University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 85, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is…
  • Mar 28

    Grosso & O'Brien on Constitutional Criminal Procedure in Practice

    Grosso & O'Brien on Constitutional Criminal Procedure in Practice
    Catherine M. Grosso and Barbara O'Brien (Michigan State University College of Law and Michigan State University - College of Law) have posted Grounding Criminal Procedure (Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2017) on SSRN.…
  • Mar 28

    Bechtold & Engel on the Valuation of Moral Right

    Bechtold & Engel on the Valuation of Moral Right
    Stefan Bechtold and Christoph Engel (ETH Zurich and Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods) have posted The Valuation of Moral Rights: A Field Experiment on SSRN. Here is the abstract: U.S. intellectual property law is firmly…
Rank this Week: 41

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

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

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 133

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2529

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: 4

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: 156

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 120

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 2901

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Schmidt on State Action and Doctrinal Confusion

    Schmidt on State Action and Doctrinal Confusion
    Christopher W. Schmidt, Chicago-Kent College of Law, has posted On Doctrinal Confusion: The Case of the State Action Doctrine, which appears in the Brigham Young University Law Review 2016: 575: In this Article, I use a case study of the…
  • Mar 28

    George Named Berger-Howe Fellow

    George Named Berger-Howe Fellow
    [We have the following announcement.] Harvard Law School is pleased to announce that Marie-Amélie George will be the Raoul Berger-Mark DeWolfe Howe Legal History Fellow for 2017-2018.  Ms. George received her law degree from…
  • Mar 27

    St. John Green on Torts and Crime in 1875: The Kikuchi Notebook

    St. John Green on Torts and Crime in 1875: The Kikuchi Notebook
    [With a hat tip to David J. Seipp, Professor of Law and Law Alumni Scholar, Boston University School of Law, we have the following announcement.]Chuo University (Tokyo) has published law student notes (in English) taken by one of its…
Rank this Week: 91

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 168

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

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 28

    20 Tips for a Smooth Transition From Student to Lawyer

    20 Tips for a Smooth Transition From Student to Lawyer
    For Law Student Week on Slaw, here is an abridged version of the LAWPRO article: “20 tips for a successful transition” – a guide for law students through the transition from student life to legal practice. See…
  • Mar 28

    Lawyers Behaving ‘Badly’: Should Lawyers Be Breaking the Rules?

    Lawyers Behaving ‘Badly’: Should Lawyers Be Breaking the Rules?
    The Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa is known for its expertise in social justice and in my experience many of my colleagues decided to attend this institution for this reason.[1] When I applied and accepted my offer of admission to…
  • Mar 28

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice. Practice The Obsessed Client (Part 3 of 9) Ian Hu This is the third post…
Rank this Week: 71

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 9: Len Burman & Kim Clausing, "Is U.S. Corporate Income Double-Taxed?"

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 9: Len Burman & Kim Clausing, "Is U.S. Corporate Income Double-Taxed?"
    Yesterday Len Burman presented the above co-authored piece, which is still an incomplete draft hence not posted online. It confirms, through distinct data, the finding in Steven Rosenthal's and Lydia Austin's widely noticed 2016 study to the…
  • Mar 26

    A contrast in style

    A contrast in style
    On both Thursday night and Saturday night, I saw concerts in Town Hall at West 43rd Street (a very nice smallish setting, apart from being a bit low on bathrooms). However, despite the respective artists' having been born just 12 years apart…
  • Mar 21

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 8: Daniel Hemel's "The Federalist Safeguards of Progressive Taxation"

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 8: Daniel Hemel's "The Federalist Safeguards of Progressive Taxation"
    Yesterday we resumed after spring break, and dipped a toe into the deep blue waters of constitutional law.  Daniel Hemel's paper looks at three recent developments in federalism doctrine, viewed by many as efforts by a conservative…
Rank this Week: 5053

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 37

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Mar 28

    $45 Million for Stay Violation

    $45 Million for Stay Violation
    How much in punitive damages is enough to punish unlawful conduct and deter its repetition? $45 million was one bankruptcy court's opinion, in the case of a wrongful home foreclosure and eviction in knowing violation of the automatic stay.…
  • Mar 26

    Inter-Creditor Duties in Sovereign Debt

    Inter-Creditor Duties in Sovereign Debt
    This is a joint post by Mitu Gulati and Mark Weidemaier As we discussed in a couple of earlier posts, we have been thinking recently about the use of exit consents to restructure sovereign debt, especially in the context of...
  • Mar 24

    Exchange Offers and Hardball

    Exchange Offers and Hardball
    Over at Dealb%k. (BTW, I don't pick the pictures).
Rank this Week: 97

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/
  • Mar 28

    Aviva Abramovsky Named New Buffalo Law Dean

    Aviva Abramovsky Named New Buffalo Law Dean
    The University at Buffalo School of Law has announced that Aviva Abramovsky, associate dean for international initiatives at Syracuse Law, has been named its new dean. Abramovsky, who holds a JD from Penn Law, will take over this summer.
  • Mar 27

    Wallace M. Rudolph (1930-2017)

    Wallace M. Rudolph (1930-2017)
    Wallace M. Rudolph, a long-time professor at the University of Nebraska (1964-1976) and later dean and faculty member at the University of Puget Sound (1976-1997) and then the dean of University of Orlando (now Barry University) (1997-98)…
  • Mar 27

    Illinois Law Review Call For Symposium Proposal

    Illinois Law Review Call For Symposium Proposal
    This just in from the EIC of the Illinois Law Review: In May, the Illinois Law Review intends to select a Symposium for publication in the 2017-2018 volume of the journal. If you are organizing a conference or have an...
Rank this Week: 235

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/
  • Mar 28

    The Parking Tickets Guy

    The Parking Tickets Guy
    A motion for interim suspension was granted by the Tribunal Hearing Division of the Law Society of Upper Canada in a matter involving a paralegal license Mr. Low received his P1 licence to provide legal services on November 20, 2013....
  • Mar 28

    Another Smoking Gun In D.C. Bar Disciplinary Dysfunction

    Another Smoking Gun In D.C. Bar Disciplinary Dysfunction
    A District of Columbia Ad Hoc Hearing Committee recently issued a report that would be unremarkable save for two facts. The first fact An evidentiary hearing was held on May 9 and 10, 2012, and August 10, 2012. Yes. the...
  • Mar 27

    The Full Ginsburg

    The Full Ginsburg
    The New York Commission on Judicial Conduct has censured a Supreme Court Justice who gave three interviews in one day about a mistried murder case. Crimesider reported on the eventual dismissal of the charges brought against a former Cornell…
Rank this Week: 466

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Mar 28

    Will Republicans Burn Down the Senate to Cut Rich People's Taxes?

    Will Republicans Burn Down the Senate to Cut Rich People's Taxes?
    by Neil H. BuchananEven in a world where Republicans have shamelessly abandoned their supposed principles in order to embrace Donald Trump, the one thing about which they all still agree is that they must cut taxes on the rich.  On this…
  • Mar 27

    Originalism Here, There, Everywhere and Nowhere

    Originalism Here, There, Everywhere and Nowhere
    By Eric SegallThere was a time when a handful of legal scholars advocated for an originalist methodology that, if applied honestly, would significantly constrain judicial discretion even in hard constitutional cases. Professors Raul Berger…
  • Mar 27

    Separation of Powers Better Justifies SCOTUS Nominee Reticence Than Judicial Impartiality Doe

    Separation of Powers Better Justifies SCOTUS Nominee Reticence Than Judicial Impartiality Doe
    by Michael DorfLast week, I joined the chorus of academics decrying the futility of most of the questioning of Judge Gorsuch and other recent SCOTUS nominees. In a column, I agreed with Joe Biden's characterization of confirmation hearings as…
Rank this Week: 164

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/
  • Mar 28

    Interview: Libertarian Party of Canada Leader, Tim Moen

    Interview: Libertarian Party of Canada Leader, Tim Moen
    We hosted the Libertarian Party of Canada's Leader, Tim Moen, for a chat about federalism and the Charter. Shot on location in a study room in the John A. Weir Memorial Law Library at the University of Alberta.
  • Mar 27

    Liberal Party of Canada - New Constitution

    Liberal Party of Canada - New Constitution
    This week, we examine some of the political parties in Canada. We start with the governing party, the Liberal Party of Canada, and its new internal constitution. Check back each day as we feature the Rhino Party, the NDP, the...
  • Mar 24

    Trek Yo'self Before You Wreck Yo'self

    Trek Yo'self Before You Wreck Yo'self
    On stardate 42523.7 (October 26th, 2364 for those of us in the 21st century), the crew of the USS Enterprise-D, under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart1 at his finest), pulled into Starbase 173 for what was...
Rank this Week: 289

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: 214

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1072

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Mar 28

    Fixing PIPEDA: My Appearance Before the Access to Information, Privacy & Ethics Committee

    Fixing PIPEDA: My Appearance Before the Access to Information, Privacy & Ethics Committee
    Last week I appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics as part of its review of PIPEDA, Canada's private sector privacy law. The ETHI study is expected to last several months and may…
  • Mar 24

    What Would a Digital Economy-Era NAFTA Mean for Canada?

    What Would a Digital Economy-Era NAFTA Mean for Canada?
    U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is expected to file a notice of renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement within weeks, paving the way for talks that could reshape the Canadian economy. It became clear last week that the…
  • Mar 23

    C’mon Uber: Sales Taxes on Uber Rides Are Not a “Tax on Innovation”

    C’mon Uber: Sales Taxes on Uber Rides Are Not a “Tax on Innovation”
    Yesterday's federal budget included plans to amend the law to ensure that GST/HST is applicable to ride sharing services such as Uber. The budget states that the government will: Amend the definition of a taxi business under the Excise Tax…
Rank this Week: 291

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/
  • Mar 28

    Assistant Director Position at Mitchell Hamline

    Assistant Director Position at Mitchell Hamline
    Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in December 2015 upon the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. It is an independent law school with a strong, visible, and enduring relationship with…
  • Mar 27

    A Top Ten Blog Post

    A Top Ten Blog Post
    Congratulations to Amy Jarmon for receiving a Top Ten Blog Post badge from the Texas State Bar's Texas Bar Today for her March 7th posting. The link to her post is here: A West Texas Perspective on What Matters.
  • Mar 26

    Get the Popcorn Ready! Law-Related Movie

    Get the Popcorn Ready! Law-Related Movie
    Hat tip to Aslihan Bulut, a Librarian at Harvard Law School, for sharing this wonderful resource on movies related to law and the legal profession. I met Aslihan at the the Global Legal Skills XII Conference in Monterrey, Mexico last...
Rank this Week: 4567

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Shany: A Human Rights Perspective to Global Battlefield Detention: Time to Reconsider Indefinite Detention

    Shany: A Human Rights Perspective to Global Battlefield Detention: Time to Reconsider Indefinite Detention
    Yuval Shany (Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem - Law) has posted A Human Rights Perspective to Global Battlefield Detention: Time to Reconsider Indefinite Detention (International Law Studies, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:The article discusses…
  • Mar 28

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

    Conference: 26th Annual SLS-BIICL Conference on Theory and International Law
    On May 3, 2017, the Society of Legal Scholars and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law will hold the 26th Annual SLS-BIICL Conference on Theory and International Law, at the BIICL. The theme is: "Inside the Mind of…
  • Mar 27

    Call for Papers: XXII Convegno annuale della SIDI (Reminder)

    Call for Papers: XXII Convegno annuale della SIDI (Reminder)
    The Italian Society of International Law and European Union Law has issued a call for papers for its Twenty-Second Annual Conference, to be held June 8-9, 2017, at the Università degli Studi di Trento. The theme is: "Migration and…
Rank this Week: 75

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/
  • Mar 28

    Lemley & Volokh on Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Lemley & Volokh on Virtual and Augmented Reality
    Mark A. Lemley and Eugene Volokh (Stanford Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law) have posted Law, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented…
  • Mar 27

    Humbach on Alexander on Hard Incompatibilism

    Humbach on Alexander on Hard Incompatibilism
    John A. Humbach (Pace University School of Law) has posted Does Hard Incompatibilism Really Abolish ‘Right’ and ‘Wrong’? Some Thoughts in Response to Larry Alexander on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In a challenge to recent writings of…
  • Mar 27

    Teichman on Convicting with Reasonable Doubt

    Teichman on Convicting with Reasonable Doubt
    Doron Teichman (Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law) has posted Convicting with Reasonable Doubt: An Evidentiary Theory of Criminal Law (Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article presents an…
Rank this Week: 126

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Mar 28

    Court Orders New York to Release School Improvement Funds to Schools by Education Law Center

    Court Orders New York to Release School Improvement Funds to Schools by Education Law Center
    In a major victory for parents, a New York appeals court has ordered the State Division of Budget to immediately release over $37 million in improvement grants to 20 needy schools across the state. A year ago, the grants were frozen by…
  • Mar 28

    Washington State School District Settles Race Discrimination Suit

    Washington State School District Settles Race Discrimination Suit
    Washington State's University Place School District settled a lawsuit filed by three black students who alleged racial discrimination by teachers at Curtis High School, reportedly for $450,000. The student-plaintiffs in the suit alleged in…
  • Mar 27

    Recent Scholarship on Anti-Bullying and Anti-Gay Curriculum Law

    Recent Scholarship on Anti-Bullying and Anti-Gay Curriculum Law
    Recently posted articles on SSRN this month address First Amendment concerns in crafting anti-bullying laws and surveys anti-gay anti-gay provisions exist in the curriculum laws of twenty states, and in several provisions of a federal law…
Rank this Week: 125

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 28

    The Art of Regulation Competition in Europe – Wealth and Warine

    The Art of Regulation Competition in Europe – Wealth and Warine
    Christian Koenig and Bernhard von Wendland have a new book out on The Art of Regulation Competition in Europe – Wealth and Wariness. BOOK ABSTRACT: Increasingly, EU market regulation measures have been introduced in the pursuit of economic…
  • Mar 28

    Price Dispersion and Consumer Upgrade: Theory and Empirical Evidence from Airline Industry

    Price Dispersion and Consumer Upgrade: Theory and Empirical Evidence from Airline Industry
    Yao Cui, Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, A. Yesim Orhun, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, and Izak Duenyas, University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business offer…
  • Mar 27

    Software Resale Price Maintenance and Competition Law

    Software Resale Price Maintenance and Competition Law
    Qiang Yu, Leiden Law School; Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development, National Research University Higher School of Economics explores Software Resale Price Maintenance and Competition Law. ABSTRACT: The legal treatment of resale price…
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • Mar 28

    Flexibility as the Key to Women's Leadership and Workplace Succe

    Flexibility as the Key to Women's Leadership and Workplace Succe
    Flexibility Will Close the Women's Leadership Gap New data shows that women are underrepresented in the highest levels of leadership because they are being forced out by dated workplace structures. These structures, which do not represent the…
  • Mar 28

    Proposing an End to the Collateral Consequences of Civil Domestic Violence Case

    Proposing an End to the Collateral Consequences of Civil Domestic Violence Case
    Joann Sahl, Can We Forgive Those Who Batter? Proposing an End to the Collateral Consequences of Civil Domestic Violence Cases, 101 Marquette L.Rev. 527 (2016) [WL link] Domestic violence is the most common tort committed in our country,…
  • Mar 28

    Books: The Public Law of Gender--From the Local to the Global

    Books: The Public Law of Gender--From the Local to the Global
    Kim Rubenstein & Katharine G. Young, eds. The Public Law of Gender: From the Local to the Global (Cambridge Univ. Press 2016) With the worldwide sweep of gender-neutral, gender-equal or gender-sensitive public laws in international…
Rank this Week: 1990

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Virginia Federal Court OK's Trump's Second Travel Ban EO

    Virginia Federal Court OK's Trump's Second Travel Ban EO
    While federal district courts in Hawaii and Maryland have issued nationwide injunctions barring enforcement of President Trump's second travel ban Executive Order finding that it violates the Establishment Clause, a Virginia federal district…
  • Mar 28

    Religious Exemptions In ACA and FICA Upheld

    Religious Exemptions In ACA and FICA Upheld
    In Olson v. Social Security Administration, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41469 (D ND, March 22, 2017), a North Dakota federal district court adopted a magistrate's recommendations (2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41468, March 3, 2017) and dismissed…
  • Mar 28

    Another Suit Challenges Trump's Latest Travel Ban Executive Order

    Another Suit Challenges Trump's Latest Travel Ban Executive Order
    Last week, another suit was filed challenging President Trump's latest travel ban Executive Order on, among others, Establishment Clause and equal protection grounds.  The suit was brought by the largest organization of Shi’a…
Rank this Week: 58

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 28

    ABA Places Arizona Summit Law School On Probation Following 25% Bar Pass Rate

    ABA Places Arizona Summit Law School On Probation Following 25% Bar Pass Rate
    Following up on my previous post, ABA Places Charlotte Law School On Probation, Censures Valparaiso: the ABA has placed Arizona Summit Law School on probation: The Council determined that the Law School's admissions practices, academic…
  • Mar 28

    Society Of American Law Teachers Opposes ABA Proposal To Allow Adjuncts To Teach More Law School Course

    Society Of American Law Teachers Opposes ABA Proposal To Allow Adjuncts To Teach More Law School Course
    Following up on last week's post, ABA Proposes To Eliminate Requirement That More Than 50% Of Law Teaching Be Performed By Full-Time Faculty: National Law Journal, ABA May Open Door to More Adjunct-Taught Classes: The American Bar Association…
  • Mar 28

    NY Times Op-Ed:How To Con Black Law Student

    NY Times Op-Ed:How To Con Black Law Student
    New York Times op-ed: How to Con Black Law Students: A Case Study, by Elie Mystal (Above the Law): This month, Bethune-Cookman, a historically black university in Daytona Beach, Fla., announced an “affiliation” deal with Arizona Summit…
Rank this Week: 28

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 28

    Gender Budgeting

    Gender Budgeting
    From the Economist: IT IS easy to be cynical about government--and rarely does such cynicism go unrewarded. Take, for instance, policy towards women. Some politicians declare that they value women's unique role, which can be shorthand for…
  • Mar 27

    Saudi Arabian Women

    Saudi Arabian Women
    From the Economist: CAN Saudi Arabia keep its women? Last month’s appointment of women to head two big banks and Tadawul, the kingdom’s stock exchange, offers hope that the path to a fulfilling career is not completely blocked. But the...
  • Mar 26

    Same-sex legal groundbreaker case in South Carolina

    Same-sex legal groundbreaker case in South Carolina
    From The Herald: Debra Parks wanted to be treated the same as anybody else by the courts. At 62, she’s disabled, and split from her partner of almost four decades. She filed a lawsuit because she wanted her relationship, which...
Rank this Week: 69

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 28

    Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law

    Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law
    My latest article, with Aziz Huq, is now available on SSRN. It is entitled “Institutional Loyalties in Constitutional Law.” Given what is happening in Washington in the first period of the Trump Administration, the question of when we…
  • Mar 27

    Monday Morning with Larry (Alexander)

    Monday Morning with Larry (Alexander)
    This morning was fun. Classes were prepared, in-box was manageable, meetings were cancelled. So, I spent a few hours with a stack of papers that Larry Alexander had sent a little while back. I don't know how Larry manages to write so much so…
  • Mar 27

    Ornstein on election do-over

    Ornstein on election do-over
    In The Atlantic, Norm Ornstein proposes the creation of a mechanism for special presidential and vice-presidential election in "extraordinary circumstances," covering not only a terrorist attack or other catastrophic event, but also…
Rank this Week: 34

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 28

    Chief Justice of California: “The rule of law means that as a people, we are governed by laws, and not a monarch.” 

    Chief Justice of California: “The rule of law means that as a people, we are governed by laws, and not a monarch.” 
    Derek Hawkins in the Washington Post reports on how the Chief Justice of California (and UC Davis alum), Tani Cantil-Sakauye, has emerged as "one of the Trump administration’s most vocal critics in the judiciary." Earlier this…
  • Mar 28

    Your Playlist: Running

    Your Playlist: Running
    Stumbled across this gem featuring Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Gregory Porter and Oscar-winning hip-hop artist Common. It's going to kick of my class today. NPR has an interview with the song's composers that's worth checking out. -KitJ
  • Mar 28

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks on Sanctuary Jurisdiction

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks on Sanctuary Jurisdiction
    Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated President Trump's threat to bar "sanctuary cities" from federal funding. Section 9 of Trump's January 25 executive order on "Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the…
Rank this Week: 26

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/
Rank this Week: 1125

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Mar 28

    Geistfeld on Autonomous Vehicle

    Geistfeld on Autonomous Vehicle
    Mark Geistfeld has posted to SSRN A Roadmap for Autonomous Vehicles: State Tort Liability, Automobile Insurance, and Federal Safety Regulation. The abstract provides: The vast majority of motor vehicle crashes are now caused by driver error.…
  • Mar 24

    Lens on Defective Punitive Damage Award

    Lens on Defective Punitive Damage Award
    Jill Wieber Lens has posted to SSRN Defective Punitive Damage Awards. The abstract provides: Private redress theories of punitive damages recognize an individual victim’s right to be punitive. That right exists because the defendant knew…
  • Mar 23

    Wrongful Birth Versus Wrongful Conception in Georgia

    Wrongful Birth Versus Wrongful Conception in Georgia
    A Georgia sperm bank is facing numerous suits based on a donor who was touted as a Ph.D. in neuroscience with an IQ of 160 when he was, in fact, a college dropout with a criminal record and a diagnosis...
Rank this Week: 136

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/
  • Mar 27

    Planning for End of Life: the 4 Ws and the Conversation Project

    Planning for End of Life: the 4 Ws and the Conversation Project
    Amos Goodall sent me a link to an article he recently wrote, How to plan for end-of-life wishes. Referencing the Conversation Project, Amos writes about how important it is for a client to let others know what the client wants....
  • Mar 27

    Don't Answer That Telemarketing Call But If You Do, Don't Say Yes.

    Don't Answer That Telemarketing Call But If You Do, Don't Say Yes.
    Have you gotten one of these telemarketing calls? You answer, and then a female voice, sounding surprised you answered, makes a comment about her headset and asks if you can hear her. Before you realize this is a robocall, you...
  • Mar 23

    Profile of Older Americans 2016

    Profile of Older Americans 2016
    The Administration on Aging has released the 2016 Profile of Older Americans. Here are the highlights: Highlights* Over the past 10 years, the population 65 and over increased from 36.6 million in 2005 to 47.8 million in 2015 (a 30%...
Rank this Week: 2414

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/
  • Mar 27

    Proposed 2018 AALS Business Regulation Discussion Group - Heminway x Tucker Collab

    Proposed 2018 AALS Business Regulation Discussion Group - Heminway x Tucker Collab
    Call for Participants Proposed Discussion Group A New Era for Business Regulation? Joan MacLeod Heminway, The University of Tennessee College of Law Anne Tucker, Georgia State University College of Law 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA…
  • Mar 26

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (March 26,2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (March 26,2017)
    Adam Smith’s invisible hand: "great idea, badly over-simplified" https://t.co/mx0sG0J5V3 #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) March 19, 2017 "Connecticut is the 17th state to enact a version of the Uniform LLC…
  • Mar 25

    Kissing Cousins: MERS and DTC

    Kissing Cousins: MERS and DTC
    This semester, I’m teaching a seminar on the financial crisis. And because my specialty is corporate and securities law, not property, I brought in a ringer – in the form of Chris Odinet of Southern University Law Center – to...
Rank this Week: 296

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Mar 27

    Save the Date: Annual CSLSA Conference

    Save the Date: Annual CSLSA Conference
    The annual conference of the Central States Law Schools Association (CSLSA) will be held at Southern Illinois University School of Law on October 6-7, 2017. The keynote speaker for the conference will be Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz. Watch…
  • Mar 24

    International Criminal Court Adds Another Year to Congolese Vice President Bemba's 18-Year Sentence

    International Criminal Court Adds Another Year to Congolese Vice President Bemba's 18-Year Sentence
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) has sentenced the former Congolese Vice-President, Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, to another year in prison and about $325,000 in fines for interfering with his trial. Judges ordered the that the sentence be…
  • Mar 22

    Duke is Hiring

    Duke is Hiring
    Job Announcement: Clinical Fellow/Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic, Duke University School of Law Duke University School of Law seeks to fill a Clinical Fellow/Supervising Attorney position in its International Human…
Rank this Week: 222

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 27

    A 12-Foot Statute of Paul Walker?

    A 12-Foot Statute of Paul Walker?
    Recently, a group of surfers, who idolize Paul Walker, plead the City Council to resurrect a statute of their hero in San Clemente. A freelance journalist, Chad Kroeger, made the touching pitch last Tuesday in hopes of seeing a legend...
  • Mar 27

    Do Your Mutual Funds Have Exposure to Controversial Weapons?

    Do Your Mutual Funds Have Exposure to Controversial Weapons?
    Over 6,500 funds that were sold to retail investors around the world have been found to have high exposure to controversial weapons, casting doubt over the asset managers’ efforts to invest responsibly. Specifically, the research reviewed…
  • Mar 27

    Florida Judge Rules that Same Sex Spouses Must Be Added to Death Certificate

    Florida Judge Rules that Same Sex Spouses Must Be Added to Death Certificate
    After the 2015 Obergefell decision, people were asking Florida to change the death certificates that indicated a partner in a same-sex relationship died unmarried without a surviving spouse. Florida refused and stated that they would not do…
Rank this Week: 77

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Mar 27

    Leaks, geeks, & reporter

    Leaks, geeks, & reporter
    The recent spat of Washington D.C. leaks is "unusually active," according to FBI Director Mr. James Comey. Even if the leaks are as normal as they are in an allergic nose dealing with New Orleans spring pollen, what are the legal and ethical…
  • Mar 27

    "Neural Lace," Extended Cognition, and Privacy

    "Neural Lace," Extended Cognition, and Privacy
    Imagine a world, not as distant as we might like to think, where our individual thought processes are aided and improved by technologies external to the biologically-bequeathed neural matter that sits within our skulls and throughout our…
  • Mar 9

    The WikiLeaks CIA release: When will we learn?

    The WikiLeaks CIA release: When will we learn?
    The WikiLeaks CIA release: When will we learn? This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Richard Forno, University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Anupam Joshi, University of Maryland, Baltimore…
Rank this Week: 399

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/
Rank this Week: 1991

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

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

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    “Corky” Gonzáles and the first National Chicano Youth Liberation Conference

    “Corky” Gonzáles and the first National Chicano Youth Liberation Conference
    On this date in 1969, the first national Chicano youth conference was held in Denver, Colorado by Crusade for Justice, the civil rights organization founded by former boxer Corky Gonzáles. “Rodolfo ’Corky’…
  • Mar 24

    Rodolfo Walsh: revolutionary Argentine journalist

    Rodolfo Walsh: revolutionary Argentine journalist
    March 24, 1977:On this date Rodolfo Jorge Walsh (January 9, 1927 – March 25, 1977) an Argentine journalist and revolutionary of Irish descent, published his “Open Letter from a Writer to the Military Junta” (excerpts from…
  • Mar 22

    The legal crystallization of Republican contempt for and condescension toward the working-cla

    The legal crystallization of Republican contempt for and condescension toward the working-cla
     Alphonse Maddin“Watch Al Franken shut down Gorsuch’s cruel decision in the ‘Frozen Trucker’ case”“I had a career in identifying absurdity. And I know it when I see it.”Al Franken’s…
Rank this Week: 1718

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 36

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

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

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Mar 27

    “Corky” Gonzáles and the National Chicano Youth Liberation Conference

    “Corky” Gonzáles and the National Chicano Youth Liberation Conference
    On this date in 1969, the first national Chicano youth conference was held in Denver, Colorado by Crusade for Justice, the civil rights organization founded by former boxer Corky Gonzáles. “Rodolfo ’Corky’…
  • Mar 25

    Triangle Shirtwaist Factory ('Triangle Waist Company') Fire, March 25, 1911

    Triangle Shirtwaist Factory ('Triangle Waist Company') Fire, March 25, 1911
    Today is the 106th anniversary (March 25, 1911) of the fire at the Triangle Waist (often ‘Shirtwaist’) Company in New York City in which 146 garment workers – 123 women and 23 men – died. Most of these workers were…
  • Mar 24

    ... first demonstration of ACT UP, pioneering direct-action AIDs organization

    ... first demonstration of ACT UP, pioneering direct-action AIDs organization
    “AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) is an international direct action advocacy group working to impact the lives of people with AIDS (PWAs) and the AIDS pandemic to bring about legislation, medical research, and treatment and…
Rank this Week: 861

Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

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

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 27

    The Case Against Gorsuch

    The Case Against Gorsuch
    My views on what we can expect from Judge Gorsuch are spelled out on TheHill.org at The case against Gorsuch: It’s all about precedent.
  • Mar 27

    Chemicals, Infertility and Moral

    Chemicals, Infertility and Moral
    You’ll be subjected to rolling commentary on innumerable aspects of the Gorsuch hearings. I prefer, as I often do, to address deeper aspects of our competing value systems that underlie the surface of our political battles. One is the…
  • Mar 14

    Trump and Job

    Trump and Job
    Last week I commented that scholars of intolerance tell us that feeling threatened often leads to hate. That’s one reason the economic threat to some American workers matters to all of us. Trump is clearly working with the free…
Rank this Week: 4836