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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

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Sep 29

    Snowden Attorney Praises Whistle Blowers and Journalists Who Unveil Secret

    Snowden Attorney Praises Whistle Blowers and Journalists Who Unveil Secret
    Imagine what we would know and what we would not know without whistle blowers and journalists who have spread knowledge of actions by those within the federal government who wanted to keep secret improper and illegal things they were doing.…
  • Sep 29

    Common Sense Could Have Saved NFL from Domestic Abuse Furor

    Common Sense Could Have Saved NFL from Domestic Abuse Furor
    Ray Rice. Adrian Peterson. These names used to cause fans to wax poetic about on-field performances the previous Sunday or potential blockbuster fantasy football trades. Now, mentioning them conjures up nothing but negativity. The recent…
  • Sep 28

    Good Time in Wisconsin: Why and How

    Good Time in Wisconsin: Why and How
    In a couple of recent posts (here and here), I have discussed the possibility of reinstituting “good time” in Wisconsin. I have developed the argument for good time at much greater depth in a new article that is now available on…
Rank this Week: 458

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: 147

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 29

    Seventh Circuit Keeps Wisconsin Voter ID in Place

    Seventh Circuit Keeps Wisconsin Voter ID in Place
    An equally divided en banc Seventh Circuit on Friday denied review of a three-judge panel decision that stayed an earlier district court ruling and injunction against Wisconsin's voter ID law. The upshot is that Wisconsin's voter ID law will…
  • Sep 29

    Second Circuit: Volunteer Ambulance Corps Not State Actor

    Second Circuit: Volunteer Ambulance Corps Not State Actor
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Grogan v. Blooming Grove Volunteer Ambulance Corps, a panel of the Second Circuit affirmed the summary judgment of the district judge finding that…
  • Sep 29

    Supreme Court Stays Injunction Mandating Ohio Early Voting

    Supreme Court Stays Injunction Mandating Ohio Early Voting
    In a closely divided vote, the United States Supreme Court has issued a stay of the Sixth Circuit's affirmance of an injunction that would require early voting to begin in Ohio tomorrow, September 30. Here's the entire Order: The…
Rank this Week: 298

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Sep 29

    The NLRB Ducks Electronic Communications Issue--For Now

    The NLRB Ducks Electronic Communications Issue--For Now
    The NLRB recently issued its decision in Purple Communications. This was the case that the Board had indicated it was using to reexamine its Register-Guard precedent that gave employers virtually unfettered ability to bar employee use of…
  • Sep 29

    Ninth Circuit Holds Tribal Preferences Do Not Violate Title VII

    Ninth Circuit Holds Tribal Preferences Do Not Violate Title VII
    Thanks to Matthew Fletcher (Michigan State) for forwarding a link to his Turtle Talk post about EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal Co. (9th Cir. 9-26-14), holding that tribal preferences (as opposed to Indian preferences generally) are not…
  • Sep 27

    DOL Rule on Veterans and Federal Contractor

    DOL Rule on Veterans and Federal Contractor
    image from www.dol.gov. The Department of Labor just issued a final rule which will lower the federal contractor reporting requirements when these employers hire veteran workers. From the DOL’s press release on the rule: “ 'Over the next…
Rank this Week: 109

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 29

    Mayeux on Lessons from History for the Future of the Right to Counsel

    Mayeux on Lessons from History for the Future of the Right to Counsel
    Sara Mayeux has posted Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Before Powell v. Alabama: Lessons from History for the Future of the Right to Counsel (Iowa Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 2161, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The doctrinal…
  • Sep 29

    Gilchrist on Trial Bargaining

    Gilchrist on Trial Bargaining
    Gregory M. Gilchrist (University of Toledo College of Law) has posted Trial Bargaining on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Jury trials are rare. Almost all criminal cases are resolved by guilty plea, and almost all guilty pleas are secured by...
  • Sep 29

    "Eric Holder’s Mixed Legacy on White-Collar Crime"

    "Eric Holder’s Mixed Legacy on White-Collar Crime"
    From The New York Times: But the focus on misconduct by companies never resulted in any significant prosecutions of individual executives. The Justice Department passed on pursuing charges against officials at the American International…
Rank this Week: 132

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Sep 29

    NYT Editorial on Democrats' Increasing Willingness to Challenge Conservative Positions on Abortion

    NYT Editorial on Democrats' Increasing Willingness to Challenge Conservative Positions on Abortion
    The New York Times editorial: The Tide of the Culture War Shifts: Not long ago, it would have been unusual for a Democratic senatorial candidate in Iowa to run a powerful abortion-rights television ad like the one recently broadcast by...
  • Sep 14

    A Former Abortion Doula Recounts Her Volunteer Work with Abortion Patient

    A Former Abortion Doula Recounts Her Volunteer Work with Abortion Patient
    New York Magazine: My Year As an Abortion Doula, by Alex Ronan: Welcome to Ovaries Week — the Cut's exploration of the female reproductive system, in its many confusing, intense, sometimes challenging, sometimes funny, often surprising…
  • Sep 12

    NYT Op-Ed Author Shares the Story of Her Abortion

    NYT Op-Ed Author Shares the Story of Her Abortion
    The New York Times op-ed: This Is What an Abortion Looks Like, by Merritt Tierce: I MET Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator and Democratic candidate for governor, for the first time last week, and I told her how much...
Rank this Week: 261

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 29

    Khorasan: Not Quite Out of Nowhere

    Khorasan: Not Quite Out of Nowhere
    In a post this weekend, to which both Jack and Ben have already written responses, Glenn Greenwald suggests the Khorasan group is a “wholesale concoction” that appeared “seemingly out of nowhere” in the press in…
  • Sep 29

    Readings: Geoff Corn on Precautionary Measures in the Law of Armed Conflict

    Readings: Geoff Corn on Precautionary Measures in the Law of Armed Conflict
    When the Gaza war broke out over the summer, I’m certain I wasn’t alone in sighing and thinking, here we go again on the issue of precautions in attack. I’d wager that was so whatever views one holds on the underlying legal…
  • Sep 29

    Neustar? What’s a Neustar?

    Neustar? What’s a Neustar?
    Today’s New York Times opened with an above-the-fold story entitled “Spy Agencies Urge Caution on Phone Deal.”  The Wall Street Journal had a similar report, about “Security Concerns Arise with Phone Database…
Rank this Week: 186

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 29

    Officials Scrutinize Andrew Madoff's $16 Million Estate

    Officials Scrutinize Andrew Madoff's $16 Million Estate
    Until he passed away earlier this month, Bernard Madoff’s last surviving son was under investigation for possible involvement in his father’s multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme. Despite his passing, scrutiny over his $16 million estate…
  • Sep 29

    Article on the Elective Share

    Article on the Elective Share
    Martin D. Begleiter (Drake University School of Law) recently published an article entitled, Grim Fairy Tales: Studies of Wicked Stepmothers, Poisoned Apples and the Elective Share (July 15, 2014), Albany Law Review, Forthcoming. Provided…
  • Sep 29

    Undertaking Student Debt

    Undertaking Student Debt
    If you think college savings years flew by fast, just wait until school begins. One minute, parents are helping their children move into their freshmen dorm, and before they know it, their kids are walking down the isle at graduation...
Rank this Week: 59

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

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 105

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1084

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 29

    Murray on California's Extraterritorial Regulation of Vessel Fuel

    Murray on California's Extraterritorial Regulation of Vessel Fuel
    Adam Patrick Murray (University of Washington School of Law) has posted California Falls into the Sea: Pacific Merchant Shipping Assoc. v. Goldstene & State Authority to Regulate Beyond the Territorial Sea on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Sep 29

    Walker on Agency Statutory Interpretation

    Walker on Agency Statutory Interpretation
    Christopher J. Walker (Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law) has posted Faithful Agency in the Fourth Branch: An Empirical Study on Agency Statutory Interpretation (Stanford Law Review, Vol. 67, Forthcoming) on SSRN.…
  • Sep 29

    Rosenkranz on Bond v. United State

    Rosenkranz on Bond v. United State
    Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted Bond v. United States: Can the President Increase Congress's Legislative Power by Entering into a Treaty? (New York University Journal of Law and Liberty, Vol. 8, pp.…
Rank this Week: 44

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 29

    Good or Bad?

    Good or Bad?
    If a liquidation store is liquidated, what does that say about the state of the economy?
  • Sep 29

    Clooney Married

    Clooney Married
    Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Clooney. I hope this one lasts! After all, former Ms Clooneys have not done so well afterwards. But I suspect that Amal Alamuddin will be different. After all, she is a lawyer. Not just any...
  • Sep 29

    Stigler on Wall Street

    Stigler on Wall Street
    George Stigler, the Nobel Laureaute in Economics, had a famous quip that stemmed from his Theory of Economic Regulation, to the effect that regulation usually benefits the regulated. This was because ultimately the regulated capture the…
Rank this Week: 1057

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 29

    Dealing with Different Perceptions of Reality

    Dealing with Different Perceptions of Reality
    Lisa Blomgren Amsler (Indiana) and I are quoted in a recent Indiana Lawyer article entitled Dealing with Differing Perceptions of Reality that asks the question of whether mediators should be responsible for the disputing parties’…
  • Sep 25

    Police Abuse and Mediation

    Police Abuse and Mediation
    On July 1st of this year, a California Highway Patrol officer was captured on tape beating a woman on the side of a freeway in Los Angeles. Not even three months later there is a mediated resolution of the lawsuit … Continue reading…
  • Sep 25

    Hello

    Hello
    I am thrilled to join my good friends on the Indisputably blog. I will semi-retire from teaching at the end of this academic year and this seems like a good time for me to start blogging. I have been very … Continue reading →
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Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 104

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Sep 29

    Washington Man Compensated for Ten Years Behind Bar

    Washington Man Compensated for Ten Years Behind Bar
    An Innocence Project Northwest (IPNW) client was awarded nearly a half a million dollars in compensation at a hearing on Friday. Brandon Olebar spent 10 years behind bars after being wrongly convicted of robbery and burglary based solely on…
  • Sep 26

    Innocence Project Applauds Outgoing Attorney General

    Innocence Project Applauds Outgoing Attorney General
    Following the announcement on Thursday by Attorney General Eric Holder that he will be stepping down as the nation's attorney general, the Innocence Project commends his tremendous leadership in helping to uncover and prevent wrongful…
  • Sep 25

    Star-Ledger Says Fix DNA Testing Law

    Star-Ledger Says Fix DNA Testing Law
    A recent editorial in New Jersey's Star-Ledger called on the state's legislators to fix the current DNA testing law in two important ways: 1) allowing people who have already been released from prison access to testing to prove their…
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Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Continuing Resolution Extends USCIRF Until Dec. 11

    Continuing Resolution Extends USCIRF Until Dec. 11
    The Continuing Appropriations Resolution 2015, (Sec. 144), signed by the President on Sept. 19, among other things amends 22 USC 6436 to extend the life of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom from Sept. 30, 2014 to Dec. 11,…
  • Sep 29

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Ioana Cismas, Introductory Note to Committee on the Rights of the Child Concluding Observations on the Second Periodic Report of the Holy See, (International Legal Materials, Vol. 53, No. 3 (2014), pp. 580-59).Jeremy Waldron, What…
  • Sep 29

    Many Navy Chaplains' Claims Dismissed on Limitations Ground

    Many Navy Chaplains' Claims Dismissed on Limitations Ground
    The federal district court for the District of Columbia last week dismissed on statute of limitations grounds a number of discrimination claims in the long-running suit brought by a group of Non-Liturgical Protestant chaplains and their…
Rank this Week: 69

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Sep 29

    What happens if charity care becomes obsolete?

    What happens if charity care becomes obsolete?
    An article last week in the Washington Post (h/t Chronicle of Philanthropy) discussed a report by the Department of Health and Human Services that indicated that hospitals are experiencing significant declines in charity care and bad debt,…
  • Sep 26

    Reuters: Muslim Scholars Present Rebuttal to Islamic State

    Reuters: Muslim Scholars Present Rebuttal to Islamic State
    Reuters is reporting that over 120 Islamic scholars from around the world have issued an open letter denouncing Islamic State militants and refuting their religious arguments. Many of these scholars are themselves leading Muslim voices in…
  • Sep 26

    American Association of Librarians Accepting Applifcations for Innovative Reading Grant Program

    American Association of Librarians Accepting Applifcations for Innovative Reading Grant Program
    The Philanthropy News Digest is reporting that the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association, is accepting applications from school librarians for its AASL Innovative Reading Grant program. One…
Rank this Week: 370

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Sep 29

    IALI Participation at World Routes Strategy Summit

    IALI Participation at World Routes Strategy Summit
    The World Route Development Forum was held in Chicago last week. Given the location, DePaul's International Aviation Law Institute was able to participate. Professor Brian Havel moderated a panel on airline regulation during the Strategy…
  • Sep 25

    FAA Grants Exemptions for Photography Drone

    FAA Grants Exemptions for Photography Drone
    The FAA announced today that six aerial photography and video production companies had been granted exemptions that would allow them to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for commercial purposes. The particular UAS operated by the companies…
  • Sep 11

    European Court Rules Arrival Time Determined by Opening of Aircraft Door

    European Court Rules Arrival Time Determined by Opening of Aircraft Door
    The Court of Justice for the European Union issued a judgment last week clarifying the exact moment to use as the "arrival time" when measuring the length of a delay for purposes of a compensation claim brought under the EU's...
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Nahmod Law

Nahmod Law

Covers 42 USC Section 1983 and constitutional law. By Professor Sheldon Nahmod.

http://nahmodlaw.com
  • Sep 29

    Know Your Constitution (7): What Is Subtantive Due Process/Right of Privacy?

    Know Your Constitution (7): What Is Subtantive Due Process/Right of Privacy?
    This is another in a series of posts written about the Constitution in everyday language, with a minimum of legal jargon. Previous posts introduced the Constitution, rebutted some commonly held myths about the…
  • Aug 27

    DeShaney in the Circuits (V): The Third and Tenth Circuits Weigh In

    DeShaney in the Circuits (V): The Third and Tenth Circuits Weigh In
    I have blogged previously about how the DeShaney decision has fared in the circuits. The first time was on 8-22-11; the second time was on 6-1-12; the third time was on 5-20-13; and the most recent was on 6-6-13. Here are two DeShaney-related…
  • Aug 7

    Outline of Remarks on Town of Greece

    Outline of Remarks on Town of Greece
    I spoke yesterday, on August 6, 2014, about the Supreme Court‘s Town of Greece town meeting legislative prayer decision at the National Conference of Jewish Lawyers. In my remarks I situated Town of Greece in Establishment…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 29

    CALL/ACBD 2015 Call for Program Submission

    CALL/ACBD 2015 Call for Program Submission
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries’s 2015 conference program committee has put out a call for program submissions. The conference is to be held May 3 – 6, 2015 in Moncton, New Brunswick. TURNING THE TIDE / RENVERSER LA…
  • Sep 29

    International Association of Law Libraries 2014

    International Association of Law Libraries 2014
    The 2014 course on International Law and Legal Information from the International Association of Law Libraries is taking place right now in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Of particular interest are the Tweets being posted to Twitter with the tag…
  • Sep 29

    When Waiving a Search Comes Back to Haunt You

    When Waiving a Search Comes Back to Haunt You
    How a client perceives a lawyer’s role in a transaction often depends on the client’s experience. At one end of the spectrum, a new homebuyer may believe that the lawyer will not only navigate the process, but will also personally…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • Sep 29

    How the Philosophers Can Help Us Improve Our Professional Live

    How the Philosophers Can Help Us Improve Our Professional Live
    Philosophers can help us learn from self-reflection: Socrates: What is the most challenging question someone could ask me about my current approach? Aristotle: What character virtues are most important to me and how will I express them?…
  • Sep 28

    Reforming the First Year of Law School

    Reforming the First Year of Law School
    Last week, I mentioned that California's new fifteen-hour experiential requirement would have a big impact on legal education in America. This impact, of course, will mainly be on the second- and third-years of law school. The first year of…
  • Sep 28

    Hastings Law innovative "Startup Legal Garage" program serving women and minority entrepreneur

    Hastings Law innovative "Startup Legal Garage" program serving women and minority entrepreneur
    The Institute for Innovation Law at U. Cal. Hastings College of Law has developed a great new program for students in partnership with Black Founders, Women 2.0, and Girls in Tech. The program, called the Startup Legal Garage, is part...
Rank this Week: 1609

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 29

    Barry Presents The Foreign Tax Credit and the Limits of Substance Today at Loyola-L.A.

    Barry Presents The Foreign Tax Credit and the Limits of Substance Today at Loyola-L.A.
    Jordan Barry (San Diego) presents The Foreign Tax Credit and the Limits of Substance at Loyola-L.A. today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series: The foreign income tax credit is a major component of U.S. economic policy and a key…
  • Sep 29

    How to Build a Better Law Professor

    How to Build a Better Law Professor
    National Law Journal Special Report, How to Build a Better Law Professor: A good legal education offers more than an understanding of case law it provides students with the real-world skills they need to succeed, an appreciation for the role…
  • Sep 29

    WSJ: Fed Questions Banks' Use of 'Dividend Arbitrage' to Cut Hedge Funds' Tax Bill

    WSJ: Fed Questions Banks' Use of 'Dividend Arbitrage' to Cut Hedge Funds' Tax Bill
    Wall Street Journal: Fed Questions Bank Maneuver to Reduce Hedge Funds' Dividend Taxes; 'Dividend Arbitrage' Helps Big Banks Generate More Than $1 Billion in Revenue, Draws Criticism, by Jenny Strasburg: Large banks generate more than $1…
Rank this Week: 47

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 29

    FAN 34 (First Amendment News) Hybrid PACS — yet another case goes to High Court

    FAN 34 (First Amendment News) Hybrid PACS — yet another case goes to High Court
    I am posting this column a few days early since I will be traveling this week, but next week I’ll return to the scheduled Wednesday postings. * * * * Contributions earmarked solely for use in independent…
  • Sep 29

    Should More Land Use Professors be Libertarians? Part II

    Should More Land Use Professors be Libertarians? Part II
    In my previous post, I asked why more land use/local government law professors do not identify as libertarians, considering the role many of us have played in exposing the dysfunctional workings of local government. If there is an obvious…
  • Sep 29

    Iconic or Scandalous: Olivia Pope and Annalise Keating – Black Women Lawyers on Prime Time TV

    Iconic or Scandalous: Olivia Pope and Annalise Keating – Black Women Lawyers on Prime Time TV
    Welcome to the second decade of the twenty-first century, there are now two black women lawyers on Thursday prime time television thanks to screen writer, director and producer Shonda Rhimes. Rhimes, an increasingly powerful player in the…
Rank this Week: 66

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 29

    Former KBI Official Disbarred

    Former KBI Official Disbarred
    The Kansas Supreme Court recently disbarred an attorney convicted of sexual expliotation of a child. Tokepa Capital-Journal has the details here Kyle G. Smith, a former administrator with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, was charged…
  • Sep 29

    Eleven Minute

    Eleven Minute
    An attorney retained in a domestic relations matter violated ethics rules by filing a motion to withdraw from representation eleven minutes before a scheduled hearing regarding change of custody. An Arkansas Committe on Professional Conduct…
  • Sep 29

    "Wonders Of Indiana"

    "Wonders Of Indiana"
    The Michigan Attorny Discipline Board rejected a hearing panel's conclusion that an attorney failed to report misconduct but otherwise affirmed findings of misconduct and a 90-day suspension in a matter involving vexatious and frivolous…
Rank this Week: 198

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 1064

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 29

    Take a Night Off

    Take a Night Off
    Gablesstage is running a special for students on Wednesday – $10 tickets to its 8pm performance of “Mothers and Sons” by Terrence NcNally. I saw the show this weekend and it’s good. Not the very best they’ve ever…
  • Sep 29

    I’m an All-Star!

    I’m an All-Star!
    Some time ago I agreed to give a talk on privacy issues 1pm this afternoon at UM’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. I’ve only just discovered, however, that the lecture series I’m a part of is the UM All-Stars. And they…
  • Sep 29

    Shellshock Still Kicking

    Shellshock Still Kicking
    Oh, joy: despite a vigorous round of patching, Shellshock isn’t dead, and isn’t even resting: Google security researcher Michal "lcamtuf" Zalewski has disclosed to iTnews that over the past two days he has discovered two…
Rank this Week: 24

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 29

    Supreme Court Dismisses IndyMac Case on Statute of Limitations in Class Action

    Supreme Court Dismisses IndyMac Case on Statute of Limitations in Class Action
    SCOTUSblog reports that the Court dismissed the writ of certiorari in Public Employees' Retirement System v. IndyMac MBS, Inc. as improvidently granted. The issue in the case was whether the filing of a putative class action serves, under…
  • Sep 17

    Freer on the New General Jurisdiction

    Freer on the New General Jurisdiction
    Rich Freer (Emory) has posted on SSRN a draft of his article, Four Specific Problems with the New General Jurisdiction, which will be published in the Nevada Law Journal. Here’s the abstract: General in personam jurisdiction allows a court…
  • Sep 16

    Judicial Conference Passes Proposed FRCP Amendment

    Judicial Conference Passes Proposed FRCP Amendment
    The National Law Journal reports that the Judicial Conference passed the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure today. The amendments next to go the Supreme Court for approval.
Rank this Week: 390

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 76

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: 196

New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

Covers the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals and other federal and state appeals courts. By Professor Vincent Martin Bonventre.

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Sep 29

    Part 3a [Correction]--NY Court of Appeals: The List for the Graffeo Seat

    Part 3a [Correction]--NY Court of Appeals: The List for the Graffeo Seat
    As now added to the previous post, Part 3, the Albany County Bar Association changed its rating of Preeta D. Bansal upon appeal from "Not Qualified" to "Qualified." As reported by Joel Stashenko in the New York Law…
  • Sep 28

    Part 3--NY Court of Appeals: The List for the Graffeo Seat

    Part 3--NY Court of Appeals: The List for the Graffeo Seat
    In the last post we looked at the 3 sitting judges on the nomination list for the Court of Appeals, New York's highest court. Let's now look at the non-judges--the remaining 4 names on the list. (Again, I just feel like avoiding alphabetical…
  • Sep 27

    Part 2--NY Court of Appeals: The List for the Graffeo Seat

    Part 2--NY Court of Appeals: The List for the Graffeo Seat
    Governor Andrew Cuomo has 30 days from September 3--the date the Commission on Judicial Nomination presented him with its list of 7 names--to nominate one of them for New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals. So this coming Friday,…
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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 29

    I guess it won't be a hat trick after all

    I guess it won't be a hat trick after all
    Today, the Supreme Court DIG'd (dismissed as improvidently granted) the cert petition in the Section 11 case of IndyMac, which means we will not, at least for now, get resolution on the issue of whether American Pipe tolling applies to...
  • Sep 29

    Law Professor Position - Belmont University

    Law Professor Position - Belmont University
    Belmont University's School of Law in Nashville, TN has posted a tenure-track assistant professor opening here. (Disclosure: I am a professor at Belmont University's business school and am teaching Business Associations in the law school this…
  • Sep 29

    More on LLCs as Non-Signatories of Operating Agreements . . .

    More on LLCs as Non-Signatories of Operating Agreements . . .
    In recent blog posts, two of my favorite bloggers, Keith Paul Bishop and Steve Bainbridge, have highlighted for our attention Delaware and California statutes providing (differently in each case) that an LLC and, at least in Delaware, its…
Rank this Week: 112

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Edited by I. Richard Gershon, Paul E. McGreal and Cynthia L. Fountaine.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • Sep 29

    Dean Frank Wu: How to Start a Law School Clinic

    Dean Frank Wu: How to Start a Law School Clinic
    This essay is by Dean Frank H. Wu, who is Chancellor & Dean of University of California Hastings College of the Law. It was originally published on LinkedIn. I once was honored to speak at a conference to colleagues (law...
  • Sep 19

    CSOL Founder Creates Nonprofit as Alternative to Infilaw

    CSOL Founder Creates Nonprofit as Alternative to Infilaw
    From the Charleston Post & Courier: "Charleston School of Law founder Ed Westbrook has formed a nonprofit corporation to run the school, which he says would provide a viable alternative to selling it to the for-profit InfiLaw System.…
  • Sep 13

    Dean Frank Wu: The Future of Scotland and the Role of Scholar

    Dean Frank Wu: The Future of Scotland and the Role of Scholar
    This essay is by Dean Frank H. Wu, who is Chancellor & Dean of University of California Hastings College of the Law. It was originally published on LinkedIn. I have no opinion about Scotland seceding from the United Kingdom. But...
Rank this Week: 1610

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Sep 29

    Plausibility, Facts and Economics in Antitrust Law

    Plausibility, Facts and Economics in Antitrust Law
    Mariateresa Maggiolino, Bocconi University - Department of Legal Studies discusses Plausibility, Facts and Economics in Antitrust Law. ABSTRACT: According to EU competition law, the existence of an anticompetitive agreement can be inferred…
  • Sep 29

    Congratulations to Professor Robin Feldman on being named one of the 50 Women Leaders in Tech Law

    Congratulations to Professor Robin Feldman on being named one of the 50 Women Leaders in Tech Law
    Robin Feldman is a wonderful scholar of the competition-IP interface. I am happy to report on an email that was just circulated to a professor listserve that she was just named of the 50 Women Leaders in Tech Law: Congratulations...
  • Sep 29

    Price Differentiation and Discrimination in Transport Network

    Price Differentiation and Discrimination in Transport Network
    Adriaan Hendrik Van der Weijde, VU University Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business Administrationexplores Price Differentiation and Discrimination in Transport Networks. ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes the effects of price…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Sep 29

    Deck v. Jenkins (9th Cir. - Sept. 29, 2014)

    Deck v. Jenkins (9th Cir. - Sept. 29, 2014)
    Stephen Robert Deck was a lieutenant with the California Highway Patrol.  He started chatting online with someone he thought was a 13-year old girl named "Amy".You already know where this is going.  Both what Mr. Deck wants from…
  • Sep 26

    Hendershot v. Ready to Roll Transportation (Cal. Ct. App.- Aug. 14, 2014)

    Hendershot v. Ready to Roll Transportation (Cal. Ct. App.- Aug. 14, 2014)
    Talk about classy:"On May 24, 2012, the plaintiffs filed a putative class action against the defendant for failure to pay overtime wages, among other causes of action. The complaint alleged that the putative class members were non-exempt…
  • Sep 25

    Golightly v. Molina (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 25, 2014)

    Golightly v. Molina (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 25, 2014)
    "Gloria Molina" is a real name, and it's the name of the lead defendant in this case (LA County Supervisor Molina).  You might think that "Robert Glen Golightly" is a fake name -- homage to Truman Capote's Holly Golightly, or Audrey…
Rank this Week: 160

Law & Economics Prof Blog

Law & Economics Prof Blog

Edited by Murat C. Mungan, David Gamage, Eric Rasmusen, Ben Depoorter, Gerrit de Geest, Shi-Ling Hsu, Manuel A. Utset, Jr., Brian Galle and Yuval Feldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_econ/
  • Sep 29

    L&E Seminar Series, We'd Like to Blog About You

    L&E Seminar Series, We'd Like to Blog About You
    If you, reader, run a L&E colloquium/seminar/whatnot at your institution, let us know. We'd like to share schedules of upcoming speakers and the titles of presented papers (along with links, if authors opt in) with our readership. You can…
  • Sep 25

    Saul Levmore on Piketty

    Saul Levmore on Piketty
    Saul Levmore has posted on SSRN his review of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-first Century. In it, he raises a question that others have raised: is there a problem with inequality, per se? We exchanged emails, and I raised...
  • Sep 24

    "Un poème n'est jamais fini, seulement abandonné"

    "Un poème n'est jamais fini, seulement abandonné"
    Today I'll talk to my regulation students about the importance of having the attitude that you can improve the situation around you. I thought of that because I was reassigned to Harvard Hall 102, which is a nice room, without...
Rank this Week: 4717

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    New Volume: Yearbook of Private International Law

    New Volume: Yearbook of Private International Law
    The latest volume of the Yearbook of Private International Law (Vol. 15, 2013/2014) is out. Contents include:DoctrinePaul Lagarde, The Movement of Civil-Status Records in Europe, and the European Commission’s Proposal of 24 April 2013…
  • Sep 29

    New Issue: Review of International Political Economy

    New Issue: Review of International Political Economy
    The latest issue of the Review of International Political Economy (Vol. 21, no. 5, 2014) is out. Contents include:RIPE Focus on the International Currency SystemJonathan Kirshner, Same as it ever was? Continuity and change in the…
  • Sep 29

    ESIL Interest Group on the History of International Law

    ESIL Interest Group on the History of International Law
    At the European Society of International Law tenth anniversary conference earlier this month, the Society announced the creation of a new interest group on the history of international law. The interest group's website is here. Those…
Rank this Week: 38

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Sep 29

    Smoking and the Dangers of Disclosure

    Smoking and the Dangers of Disclosure
    The NYT had an article about e-cigarette label warnings today that was eerily appropriate given our symposium on Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl Schneider's book, More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure. The reporter must…
  • Sep 29

    Ben-Shahar & Schneider Symposium, Finale: The Authors Respond

    Ben-Shahar & Schneider Symposium, Finale: The Authors Respond
    After reading our book and the blogs about it, you are surely in danger of hearing more than you want to know and even more surely apprehensive about a response in which we battle and bicker point by point. Our...
  • Sep 25

    Cross Post from Legally Speaking Ohio on Specific Performance of an Employment Agreement

    Cross Post from Legally Speaking Ohio on Specific Performance of an Employment Agreement
    This is a edited version of a longer post from the Legally Speaking Ohio blog, written by Marianna Brown Bettman (pictured), a law professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she teaches torts, legal ethics, and a...
Rank this Week: 301

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Sep 29

    CRTC vs. Netflix: Has Canada’s Broadcast Regulator Started a Fight It Can’t Win?

    CRTC vs. Netflix: Has Canada’s Broadcast Regulator Started a Fight It Can’t Win?
    Canadian regulatory hearings are usually relatively predictable affairs with scripted presentations and well-rehearsed speaking lines to most questions. During the recent two-week Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission…
  • Sep 29

    CRTC vs. Netflix: Has Canada’s Broadcast Regulator Started a Fight It Can’t Win

    CRTC vs. Netflix: Has Canada’s Broadcast Regulator Started a Fight It Can’t Win
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on September 27, 2014 as CRTC vs. Netflix: Has Canada’s Broadcast Regulator Started a Fight It Can’t Win? Canadian regulatory hearings are usually relatively predictable affairs with scripted…
  • Sep 24

    Not Just Netflix: Google Challenges the CRTC’s Power to Regulate Online Video

    Not Just Netflix: Google Challenges the CRTC’s Power to Regulate Online Video
    The Netflix - CRTC battle has generated considerable attention, but Netflix is not alone in contesting the CRTC's authority to regulate Internet video services. As I suggested in a post yesterday, Google has adopted a similar position,…
Rank this Week: 672

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 29

    Sherlock Holmes and Misprision of Felony

    Sherlock Holmes and Misprision of Felony
    Eugene Volokh has an interesting post on a recent Sixth Circuit decision upholding a conviction for misprision of felony. The federal statute, 18 USC 4, provides: " "Whoever, having knowledge of the actual commission of a felony…
  • Sep 29

    Penn Law Announces Dean Search

    Penn Law Announces Dean Search
    Penn Law is looking to replace Mike Fitts. The "Consultative Committee" - Penn's name, not mine - includes law professors Shyamkrishna Balganesh, William Burke-White, Jacques deLisle, Dorothy Roberts, Reed Shuldiner, and Christopher…
  • Sep 28

    Lawyers and Slavery -- Part Four

    Lawyers and Slavery -- Part Four
    In an earlier post, I told the story of John E. Cook’s trial following the Harper’s Ferry raid. In Virginia, Cook was represented by the Copperhead Democrat Daniel Voorhees, who had based his defense on a ringing affirmation of…
Rank this Week: 95

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: 125

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 29

    Good advice about paragraphing

    Good advice about paragraphing
    Phillip Sparkes offers some good advice about paragraphing his recent article, Thinking in Paragraphs. He explains that we see paragraphs more than we hear them. Concerning length, he states, "A good paragraph is as long as it needs to…
  • Sep 22

    The legal memorandum is not dead

    The legal memorandum is not dead
    Stetson's Kirsten Davis recently published an article arguing that the traditional legal memorandum is not dead. While some lawyers may read a memo on a computer screen instead of on paper, Davis argues that on-screen reading does not change…
  • Sep 19

    New article criticizes the use of student evaluations of professor

    New article criticizes the use of student evaluations of professor
    Professors Philip B. Stark and Richard Freishtat of Berkeley have posted a new article pointing out flaws in the use of student evaluations of professors. Among their criticisms, they point our biases in the ratings and argue that students…
Rank this Week: 305

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 29

    Notice, Assent, Form, and Tweeting

    Notice, Assent, Form, and Tweeting
    Juliet M. Moringiello, Widener University School of Law, is publishing Notice, Assent, and Form in a 140 Character World in the Southwestern Law Review. Here is the abstract. This essay is a contribution to a symposium on Professor Nancy…
  • Sep 29

    The FCC Chair and Net Neutrality

    The FCC Chair and Net Neutrality
    From the New York Times, a piece on FCC Chair Tom Wheeler and both sides of the net neutrality debate.
  • Sep 26

    FAA Okays Movie Industry's Limited Use of Drone

    FAA Okays Movie Industry's Limited Use of Drone
    The FAA has okayed limited use of drones in the entertainment industry by a few companies--specifically on closed sets, by licensed pilots, who keep the drones within their line of sight. More here from Variety, here from the FAA's own...
Rank this Week: 15