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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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Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jul 27

    Senatorial Incapacity Or, Why John McCain Should Not Be Casting Vote

    Senatorial Incapacity Or, Why John McCain Should Not Be Casting Vote
    by Diane KleinOn May 30, 2017, my 77-year-old father died, of an aggressive adenocarcinoma that began in the pancreas and metastasized to, among other places, his brain. His cancer was diagnosed March 19, 2017, and he underwent brain surgery…
  • Jul 26

    The Long Path to Universal Coverage

    The Long Path to Universal Coverage
    by Michael DorfThe legislative free-for-all currently unfolding in the Senate will test the proposition that it is impossible for a small-d democratic government to repeal a major entitlement program. Conservatives who opposed the Affordable…
  • Jul 26

    Can Lawyers Ameliorate the Trumpian Threat?

    Can Lawyers Ameliorate the Trumpian Threat?
    by Michael DorfMy latest Verdict column takes issue with the tendency of the punditocracy to call every political issue with constitutional overtones a "constitutional crisis." I adopt and build a little on the typology of crises set forth in…
Rank this Week: 1168

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Jul 27

    The Associated Press Discusses Why Twitter Won't Close Down Trump's Account

    The Associated Press Discusses Why Twitter Won't Close Down Trump's Account
    Barbara Ortutay discusses why it's unlikely that the microblogging platform Twitter would close down Donald Trump's account, even though he frequently tweets offensive or questionable content. For one thing, she notes that his tweets draw a…
  • Jul 26

    Denison, Wedeking, and Zilis on Negative Media Coverage of the Supreme Court @universityofky

    Denison, Wedeking, and Zilis on Negative Media Coverage of the Supreme Court @universityofky
    ICYMI: Alex Denison, Justin Wedeking, and Michael Zilis, all of the Department of Political Science, University of Kentucky, have published Negative Media Coverage of the Supreme Court: The Interactive Role of Opinion Language, Coalition…
  • Jul 26

    Turkish Journalists Go On Trial For Assisting Terrorism

    Turkish Journalists Go On Trial For Assisting Terrorism
    From the BBC: Seventeen journalists are on trial in Turkey, accused of aiding terrorists. They were arrested last year in the wake of the attempted coup against Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The seventeen work for opposition…
Rank this Week: 67

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/
  • Jul 27

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (July 27, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (July 27, 2017)
    "independent contractor misclassification and compliance ... three key legislative developments" https://t.co/66zDK2xmQ4 #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) July 25, 2017 "Fewer than two in 1,000 people ... filed tort…
  • Jul 26

    Call for Papers and Features: Sustainable Development Law & Policy Brief - Animal Welfare

    Call for Papers and Features: Sustainable Development Law & Policy Brief - Animal Welfare
    As some of you know (and as I noted in a prior post), I have taught from time to time in the past (and will be teaching again this fall) a course focusing on nonhuman animals and the law. The...
  • Jul 25

    Priorities Matter: Energy and Beyond

    Priorities Matter: Energy and Beyond
    I am speaking at a plenary session tomorrow during the the Energy Impacts Symposium at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. The program is exciting, and I look forward to being a part of...
Rank this Week: 433

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/
  • Jul 27

    Weis on Constitutional Directive Principle

    Weis on Constitutional Directive Principle
    Lael K Weis (Melbourne Law School) has posted Constitutional Directive Principles (Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article is the first step toward developing a general and systematic account…
  • Jul 27

    Shaffer & Durkee on Industry Associations & Transnational Legal Ordering

    Shaffer & Durkee on Industry Associations & Transnational Legal Ordering
    Gregory Shaffer (University of California, Irvine School of Law) & Melissa (MJ) Durkee (University of Washington - School of Law) have posted Introduction to Symposium on Industry Associations in Transnational Legal Ordering (111 AJIL…
  • Jul 27

    Brauner on Tax Regulation & Example

    Brauner on Tax Regulation & Example
    Yariv Brauner (University of Florida - Levin College of Law) has posted Why Examples? Towards More Behaviorally-Intelligent Regulation on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Tax regulation authors habitually infuse regulations with explanatory…
Rank this Week: 10

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: 70

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
  • Jul 27

    Farkas on Justice Thomas and the FAA

    Farkas on Justice Thomas and the FAA
    Brian Farkas (Cardozo) has just published “The Continuing Voice of Dissent: Justice Thomas and the Federal Arbitration Act” in the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, available for download here. The abstract: Since 1984, a majority…
  • Jul 26

    Stone Soup Resource

    Stone Soup Resource
    Many faculty are now preparing the courses they will teach in the fall.  The Stone Soup Project has developed materials to help faculty who want to take advantage of Stone Soup assignments and activities in their courses. The fundamental…
  • Jul 25

    Stone Soup Mini-Course: Getting the Most Out of Competitions and CLE

    Stone Soup Mini-Course: Getting the Most Out of Competitions and CLE
    We often miss opportunities to generate and share knowledge about actual practice from student competitions and CLE programs.  This post in the mini-course suggests some ways to get more benefit from these activities. When I have judged…
Rank this Week: 744

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
  • Jul 27

    An Interpretive Fable

    An Interpretive Fable
    I came across this story in an Indian children’s book.  Hope you enjoy its take on interpretation. Five men set off in a ox cart to sell produce from their garden and to buy provisions at the local market. They were Guruji the…
  • Jul 23

    A Presidential Indictment

    A Presidential Indictment
    Perhaps I’m missing something in the discussion of this issue, but to my mind the question of whether a president can be indicted is simple–the President can only be indicted by a federal prosecutor if he consents to the…
  • Jul 22

    The Seventh Amendment and Louisiana

    The Seventh Amendment and Louisiana
    As I’m still going through the proofs of my book and trying to complete my reapportionment paper, let’s still with offbeat posts for the time being. The Seventh Amendment is among the few that the Supreme Court has not extended to…
Rank this Week: 55

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

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jul 27

    mmigration Organizer Abril Gallardo Talks Growing Up Undocumented, Racist Policing and the Confederate Flag

    mmigration Organizer Abril Gallardo Talks Growing Up Undocumented, Racist Policing and the Confederate Flag
    In a segment of a Colorlines five-part video series featuring Maricopa County, Arizona, immigration activists, Abril Gallardo of Living United for Change Arizona reflects on coming to the United States at age 12, fighting hate speech and…
  • Jul 27

    New study: Spikes in violence are major driver of child immigration from Central America

    New study: Spikes in violence are major driver of child immigration from Central America
    While the dominant rhetoric around migration has focused on economic drivers, a new study today from Michael Clemens, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, quantifies for the first time just how much violence drives child…
  • Jul 27

    Texas police arrest DACA recipients in Austin protest

    Texas police arrest DACA recipients in Austin protest
    Courtesy of Cosecha It is summer and things are heating up. Here is some immigration news from Texas. At least 15 people, including four DACA recipients, have been arrested in Texas during a protest demanding permanent legal status for.…
Rank this Week: 33

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: 53

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: 265

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    At the Purple Café...

    At the Purple Café...
    ... you can talk while I go air myself out.And please — I know it's weird after that last post — use The Althouse Amazon Portal.
  • Jul 27

    Bezos just became richer than Gates.

    Bezos just became richer than Gates.
    He's now the richest person in the world, the NYT reports.Forbes now estimates the wealth of Mr. Bezos, currently Amazon’s chief executive, at about $90.6 billion, compared with $90 billion for Mr. Gates.Mr. Bezos has added tens of…
  • Jul 27

    "The elders — who effectively served as the family’s 'panchayat,' or village council — decided that justice should be served as revenge."

    "The elders — who effectively served as the family’s 'panchayat,' or village council — decided that justice should be served as revenge."
    "They instructed the victim’s brother, who is also about 16, to rape the teenage sister of the attacker in return for his crime, Ahsan Younis, head of the Multan city police, told The Washington Post."So the 16-year-old brother followed…
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Jul 27

    Bird from Bristol to KCL

    Bird from Bristol to KCL
    Alexander Bird (metaphysics & epistemology of science and medicine), Professor of Philosophy at the University of Bristol, will take up the Peter Sowerby Chair in Philosophy and Medicine at King’s College London, effective January…
  • Jul 25

    "Philosophy Time": the serie

    "Philosophy Time": the serie
    Philosopher Eliot Michaelson (King's College, London, who took his PhD at UCLA) explains this new project with the actor James Franco: About mid-way through my time in grad school, my friend James Franco suggested that we do a project…
  • Jul 24

    On Cedric Robinson

    On Cedric Robinson
    This is interesting, from the always interesting Boston Review. It does involve some misunderstandings of Marx, however.
Rank this Week: 140

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Geiringer on Representation Reinforcement and the NZ Bill of Rights Act

    Geiringer on Representation Reinforcement and the NZ Bill of Rights Act
    Claudia Geiringer, Victoria University of Wellington School of Law, has posted When Constitutional Theories Migrate: A Case Study, which is forthcoming in the American Journal of Comparative Law:The last decade or so has witnessed a…
  • Jul 26

    Research Fellowship in European Administrative History

    Research Fellowship in European Administrative History
    [We have the following announcement.]Research Fellowship in the field of European Administrative History"JEV-Fellowship for European Administrative History"At the end of 2012 Prof. Dr. Erk Volkmar Heyen, who served as Professor of Public Law…
  • Jul 26

    Cairns on Legal Transplant

    Cairns on Legal Transplant
    Back in 2015, John W. Cairns, University of Edinburgh, published Codification, Transplants and History: Law Reform in Louisiana (1808) and Quebec (1866) with Talbot Publishing. From the press:When Louisiana enacted its Digest of the…
Rank this Week: 12

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: 180

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/
  • Jul 27

    Noisy Withdrawal

    Noisy Withdrawal
    The Ohio Supreme Court has imposed a stayed one-year suspension of an attorney who had violated the duty of confidentiality in a motion to withdraw In 2008, Heben briefly represented Jennifer Cecchini during the initial stages of her divorce…
  • Jul 26

    Public Censure For Returning Stolen Shoes To Nordstrom

    Public Censure For Returning Stolen Shoes To Nordstrom
    A criminal conviction has led to a public censure by the New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department On December 8, 2015, the respondent pleaded guilty before the Honorable Richard Buchter, in Supreme Court, Queens County,…
  • Jul 26

    Delays For Spite

    Delays For Spite
    A former probate judge is not immune from class action allegations that he created a backlog of cases as retaliation for a rejected pay raise. Nor are the claims moot in light of the termination of his service, according to...
Rank this Week: 189

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jul 27

    Why Fair Dealing is Not Destroying Canadian Publishing

    Why Fair Dealing is Not Destroying Canadian Publishing
    While the copyright world waits for the likely appeal of the Access Copyright v. York University federal court decision (my post on the fair dealing legal errors, Ariel Katz on tariff legal errors), Canadian universities have begun to respond…
  • Jul 25

    Google Files Suit in U.S. Court To Block Enforcement of Canadian Global Takedown Order

    Google Files Suit in U.S. Court To Block Enforcement of Canadian Global Takedown Order
    Last month's Supreme Court of Canada decision upholding a global takedown order requiring Google to remove search results on an international basis sparked widespread concern from civil liberties and digital rights groups who fear the…
  • Jul 20

    Canada’s National IP Strategy: My Submission on Awareness, Administration and Innovation

    Canada’s National IP Strategy: My Submission on Awareness, Administration and Innovation
    The Canadian government announced plans for the development of a national IP strategy in this year's budget. The Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development held a series of roundtables late last month and invited public comment.…
Rank this Week: 426

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/
  • Jul 27

    Dubber on Legal History

    Dubber on Legal History
    Markus D. Dubber (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Legal History As Legal Scholarship: Doctrinalism, Interdisciplinarity, and Critical Analysis of Law (Oxford Handbook of Historical Legal Research, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Jul 26

    "Does Positive Law Speak to the Threshold Fourth Amendment Issue in Carpenter?"

    "Does Positive Law Speak to the Threshold Fourth Amendment Issue in Carpenter?"
    Richard Re has this post at PrawfsBlawg. In part: Supreme Court precedent is not entirely clear on how non-constitutional privacy protections should inform the scope of Fourth Amendment rights, and commentators have debated the issue. Under…
  • Jul 26

    Woody on FCPA Enforcement

    Woody on FCPA Enforcement
    Karen E. Woody (Kelley School of Business, Indiana University) has posted 'Declinations with Disgorgement' in FCPA Enforcement (University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article addresses…
Rank this Week: 52

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jul 27

    Ontario AODA Compliance and Enforcement 2016 Report

    Ontario AODA Compliance and Enforcement 2016 Report
    On June 21, 2017, the Ontario Accessibility Directorate tabled the accessibility compliance and enforcement report for 2016. The report outlines the Directorate’s activities in 2016 to oversee compliance with the Accessibility for…
  • Jul 27

    Can You Trust Your Expert Witnesses With Confidential Data?

    Can You Trust Your Expert Witnesses With Confidential Data?
    Not always. There was a recent case in which confidential data was not, to put it mildly, well handled. The corporate defendant, a mortgage servicer, was accused of violating a consumer’s privacy rights based on the manner in which it…
  • Jul 26

    Transport Canada Publishes Draft Drone Rules – Still Not Hobbyist Friendly

    Transport Canada Publishes Draft Drone Rules – Still Not Hobbyist Friendly
    In March I wrote about Transport Canada’s overly restrictive drone rules. A few weeks ago they lightened those rules a bit. Transport Canada just released draft permanent rules for comment. They propose a complex set of rules that vary…
Rank this Week: 112

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: 26

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 15

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Jul 27

    Crawford & Spivack: Human Rights And Taxation Of Menstrual Hygiene Products In An Unequal World

    Crawford & Spivack: Human Rights And Taxation Of Menstrual Hygiene Products In An Unequal World
    Bridget J. Crawford (Pace) & Carla Spivack (Oklahoma City), Human Rights and Taxation of Menstrual Hygiene Products in an Unequal World, in Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World (Philip G. Alston and Nikki Reisch eds., Oxford…
  • Jul 27

    The Collateral Costs Of Diversity In Legal Education

    The Collateral Costs Of Diversity In Legal Education
    SpearIt (Texas Southern), Not for Free: Exploring the Collateral Costs of Diversity in Legal Education, 48 Pac. L. Rev. 887 (2017): This essay examines some of the institutional costs of achieving a more diverse law student body. In recent…
  • Jul 27

    Brexit Puts Financial-Trade Tax On Ice As Banks Start Moving

    Brexit Puts Financial-Trade Tax On Ice As Banks Start Moving
    Bloomberg, Brexit Puts Financial-Trade Tax on Ice as Banks Start Moving: A six-year push to impose a tax on financial transactions in Europe may have run its course, with Germany and France dragging their feet as they prepare for Brexit and a…
Rank this Week: 25

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Jul 27

    Kysar on Tort as Risk Regulation

    Kysar on Tort as Risk Regulation
    Douglas Kysar has posted to SSRN The Public Life of Private Law: Tort Law as a Risk Regulation Mechanism. The abstract provides: Against the backdrop of contemporary climate change lawsuits, this article presents preliminary research findings…
  • Jul 26

    WSJ: Tort Suits Decline

    WSJ: Tort Suits Decline
    Joe Palazzolo has a piece in the WSJ (behind a paywall) about the declining number of tort suits. According to the National Center for State Courts, less than 2 in 1,000 people filed tort suits in 2015, down from 10...
  • Jul 25

    Popper's Materials on Tort Reform (2nd ed.)

    Popper's Materials on Tort Reform (2nd ed.)
    Announcement: Publication of Materials on Tort Reform, 2nd Edition (2017) by Andrew F. Popper, Bronfman Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law Early in July, West Publishing released Materials on Tort Reform, 2nd…
Rank this Week: 439

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Court Interprets Vaccination Provision In Custody Decree

    Court Interprets Vaccination Provision In Custody Decree
    In In Re the Paternity of: G.G.B.W., (IN App., July 26, 2017), an Indiana appeals court held that the mother of a minor child should be held in contempt of a custody decree when she refused for religious reasons to have the child vaccinated.…
  • Jul 27

    Catholic School Teacher Stripped of Tenure May Sue

    Catholic School Teacher Stripped of Tenure May Sue
    In Mis v. Fairfield College Preparatory School, 2017 Conn. Super. LEXIS 3741 (CT Super., June 20, 2017), a Connecticut trial court refused to dismiss a suit by a tenured teacher at a Jesuit prep school whose employment was terminated by…
  • Jul 26

    Trump Administration Reverses Policy Allowing Transgender Individuals To Serve In Military

    Trump Administration Reverses Policy Allowing Transgender Individuals To Serve In Military
    Last year, Obama Administration Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced that the ban on transgender individuals serving in the military was being lifted. (See prior posting.) Today, President Trump in a series of three Tweets (1, 2, 3)…
Rank this Week: 16

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 27

    Time and Marriage

    Time and Marriage
    From Refinery29: Modern couples are rewriting the rulebook when it comes to weddings and marriage. We're spending less on more unique and interesting engagement rings and waiting until later in our lives than previous generations to tie the…
  • Jul 26

    Israel and Alimony

    Israel and Alimony
    From The Jerusalem Post: The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that divorced mothers of children aged six to 15 will have to share equally the financial burden of child support with the fathers if their salaries are equal or the...
  • Jul 25

    ACLU Sues AK to Block Abortion Law

    ACLU Sues AK to Block Abortion Law
    From CNN News: (CNN) Arkansas has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country, and a new one set to go into effect at the end of the month has drawn the ire of the ACLU. The American...
Rank this Week: 192

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/
  • Jul 27

    Distributive Justice and Donative Intent

    Distributive Justice and Donative Intent
    Professor Alexander Boni-Saenz at Chicago-Kent College of Law has an interesting new article, Distributive Justice and Donative Intent, forthcoming in the UCLA Law Review. From the abstract: The inheritance system is beset by formalism.…
  • Jul 26

    Dementia Prospects Down?

    Dementia Prospects Down?
    Good news for all of us! The July 2017 issue of Today's Research on Aging from the Population Reference Bureau reports a proportional decline in dementia. Dementia Trends: Implications for an Aging America explains that While the absolute…
  • Jul 26

    Intervention as Mitigation of Elder Mistreatment?

    Intervention as Mitigation of Elder Mistreatment?
    The National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency announce a free upcoming webinar, The Abuse Intervention Model: A Pragmatic Approach to Intervention for Elder Mistreatment. Set for…
Rank this Week: 385

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jul 27

    Competition in Retail Electricity Markets : An Assessment of Ten Years Dutch Experience

    Competition in Retail Electricity Markets : An Assessment of Ten Years Dutch Experience
    Mulder, M. ; Willems, Bert (Tilburg University, TILEC) discuss Competition in Retail Electricity Markets : An Assessment of Ten Years Dutch Experience. ABSTRACT: This paper examines a decade of retail competition in the Dutch electricity…
  • Jul 27

    Growth Policy, Agglomeration and (the Lack of) Competition

    Growth Policy, Agglomeration and (the Lack of) Competition
    Wyatt J. Brooks (University of Notre Dame) ; Joseph Kaboski (University of Notre Dame) ; and Yao Amber Li (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) address Growth Policy, Agglomeration and (the Lack of) Competition. ABSTRACT:…
  • Jul 26

    Tariffs, Vertical Oligopoly, and Market Structure

    Tariffs, Vertical Oligopoly, and Market Structure
    ARA Tomohiro and Arghya GHOSH discuss Tariffs, Vertical Oligopoly, and Market Structure. ABSTRACT: We study the impact of market thickness on the optimal tariff in vertical specialization. We show that, in the exogenous market structure where…
Rank this Week: 11

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Jul 26

    Open Consultation on UN GGE Recommendations on Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace

    Open Consultation on UN GGE Recommendations on Responsible State Behavior in Cyberspace
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Leiden University’s The Hague Program for Cyber Norms is inviting an open consultation on how to best implement the UN Group of Governmental Experts’ (UN GGE) recommendations on responsible…
  • Jul 26

    Political Pressure Succeeds! (Update on My Student)

    Political Pressure Succeeds! (Update on My Student)
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller I have happy news to report: after a groundswell of support, my student Tamara Tamimi has been granted a visa to attend her SOAS graduation. Apparently her Facebook post garnered more than 700…
  • Jul 22

    The UK Is Preventing My Student from Attending Her Graduation

    The UK Is Preventing My Student from Attending Her Graduation
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller I opened Facebook just now to find the following post from my brilliant student at SOAS, Tamara Tamimi, whose MA dissertation — written under my supervision — received the law school’s…
Rank this Week: 107

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
Rank this Week: 719

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 26

    The Hypocrisy of the "Skinny" Repeal: The Republicans Themselves Said It Would be Disastrou

    The Hypocrisy of the "Skinny" Repeal: The Republicans Themselves Said It Would be Disastrou
    With two strikes thus far on more substantial Obamacare repeal efforts, the Senate seems headed for the so-called "skinny" repeal option, which it appears would repeal the individual insurance-purchase mandate, along with the employer mandate…
  • Jul 25

    How Does This Work? The Senate and Health Care Reconciliation

    How Does This Work? The Senate and Health Care Reconciliation
         Now that the Senate, defying many pundits’ expectations, has voted to begin debate on a reconciliation bill to repeal large parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it may be useful to review the procedural rules…
  • Jul 25

    Trump as a Different Type of Failure

    Trump as a Different Type of Failure
    Calvin TerBeekAfter the shock of President Trump’s election, some political scientists and legal scholars turned to Stephen Skowronek’s theory of political time to understand Trump’s place in presidential history. Political…
Rank this Week: 235

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/
  • Jul 26

    Chew on Thi

    Chew on Thi
    Haven’t had any good tin foil postings in a long time–perhaps because so much of the crazy in politics these days is true. But here, via the Florida Bulldog is a good candidate: Overlooked class action against Democratic…
  • Jul 25

    Boy’s Club?

    Boy’s Club?
    Over at ACS Blog, my brother notes that of the 29 people Trump has nominated for U.S. attorney positions, 28 are men.  And 25 are white. Makes for a nice collage: The post Boy’s Club? appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Jul 22

    The Constitutional Iceberg

    The Constitutional Iceberg
    Josh Marshall summarizes it best: Trump is in many ways his own worst accuser. Anyone who’s been in business for decades would not welcome a searching legal scrutiny of years of business. Most people, certainly in Trump’s line of…
Rank this Week: 23

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Jul 26

    Philip Seymour Hoffman’s $12 Million Estate Planning Mistake

    Philip Seymour Hoffman’s $12 Million Estate Planning Mistake
    Philip Seymour Hoffman was an incredibly talented actor. He earned a plethora of awards for his roles in movies like Capote and The Master. Unfortunately for Hoffman’s heirs, his acting talent did not transfer to estate planning. Hoffman…
  • Jul 26

    Article on The Elective Share Has No Friends: Creditors Trump Spouse in the Battle Over the Revocable Trust

    Article on The Elective Share Has No Friends: Creditors Trump Spouse in the Battle Over the Revocable Trust
    Angela M. Vallario recently published an Article entitled, The Elective Share Has No Friends: Creditors Trump Spouse in the Battle Over the Revocable Trust, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the…
  • Jul 26

    The Ethics of Adjusting Your Assets to Qualify for Medicaid

    The Ethics of Adjusting Your Assets to Qualify for Medicaid
    Medicaid qualifications tend to vary from state to state. Generally, there exist some asset thresholds that may not be exceeded in order to qualify for aid. With Republicans in Congress seeking legislation aimed at reducing Medicaid benefits,…
Rank this Week: 35

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
Rank this Week: 1494

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/
Rank this Week: 45

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/
  • Jul 26

    Law Review vs. Peer Review

    Law Review vs. Peer Review
    I have a new essay up on the University of Illinois Online titled "Law Review vs. Peer Review: A Qualified Defense of Student Editors. It begins with a description of the familiar complaints about law reviews, and then discusses the...
  • Jul 26

    New ALI Member

    New ALI Member
    Today the ALI announced the election of 58 new members. Among the new members are these academics: California Colleen V. Chien, Santa Clara – Associate Professor, Santa Clara University School of Law Donald Earl Childress III, Malibu –…
  • Jul 26

    Interrogating Ethnography

    Interrogating Ethnography
    My forthcoming book -- Interrogating Ethnography: Why Evidence Matters (Oxford) -- now has a cover. Publication will be in October; more details to follow. NOTE: This idea began as a book review on The New Rambler, and it was amplified...
Rank this Week: 42

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: 7

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jul 26

    Call for Papers: International Law Weekend 2017 New Voice

    Call for Papers: International Law Weekend 2017 New Voice
    International Law Weekend 2017, a conference jointly organized by the International Law Students’ Association and the American Branch of the International Law Association will take place in New York City from October 19-21.  The…
  • Jul 24

    Introducing our new student editors: Carla Cortavarría and Maria Solomidou

    Introducing our new student editors: Carla Cortavarría and Maria Solomidou
    On behalf of the IntLawGrrls editorial team, I’m delighted to welcome two new student editors, Carla Cortavarría and Maria Solomidou, to the blog. Carla Cortavarría is a rising 2L at Temple University Beasley School of…
  • Jul 12

    At the centenary of chemical warfare, a visit to Flanders’ World War I battlefield

    At the centenary of chemical warfare, a visit to Flanders’ World War I battlefield
    YPRES, Belgium – Beautiful vistas and bright sunlight cannot blind the visitor to the pain of this place. This place is Flanders Fields, the name given to the part of west Belgium, close to the French border, that saw intense battles…
Rank this Week: 31

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/
  • Jul 26

    Best Law Firms for Women

    Best Law Firms for Women
    Working Mother has released its list of best law firms for women. It limits its list to “big law” firms. You can access the list here. (ljs)
  • Jul 26

    Is it Puffery or False Advertising? Topic for LW Problem

    Is it Puffery or False Advertising? Topic for LW Problem
    Some Legal Writing professors may be searching for a good topic for student assignments. One possibility is a problem asking whether an advertising claim is mere puffery or false advertising. At the Venable blog, we find an extensive posting…
  • Jul 25

    Is Textualism Objective and Politically Neutral?

    Is Textualism Objective and Politically Neutral?
    Maybe not. Professor Joe Kimble has studied fifteen years’ worth of Michigan Supreme court cases to assess the results of decisions based on textualist analysis. Here is the abstract: This article reviews and codes 96 cases overruled by the…
Rank this Week: 538

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/
  • Jul 26

    Could Canadian Companies Require Employees to be Micro-Chipped?

    Could Canadian Companies Require Employees to be Micro-Chipped?
    July 26 2017 This week a U.S. company called Three Square Market out of Wisconsin announced that it would be micro-chipping employees.  It stressed that the measure was voluntary, and that the chip would be used to pay for cafeteria…
  • Jul 20

    On Bill 148′s Labour Relations Act Reforms, Little to Get Excited Over

    On Bill 148′s Labour Relations Act Reforms, Little to Get Excited Over
    After much fanfare and public consultation, the Changing Workplaces Review was released in May 2017.   Some 150 pages of that report was devoted to the Labour Relations Act and the mission of reinventing collective bargaining…
  • Jul 12

    Vacuousness of CSR on Display in Loblaws’ Victory in Rana Plaza Class Action Lawsuit

    Vacuousness of CSR on Display in Loblaws’ Victory in Rana Plaza Class Action Lawsuit
    Last week, Justice Paul Perell, my former Property Law prof, dismissed a $2 billion class action lawsuit filed against Loblaws and Joe Fresh by victims of the infamous Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh.  The outcome is not a great…
Rank this Week: 562

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

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

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Jul 26

    Law Student Wellness Awarene

    Law Student Wellness Awarene
    As most are aware, the New York Times published an essay on July 15, 2017, entitled, “The Lawyer, the Addict” recounting the writer’s tragic loss of her lawyer-loved one to drug-overdose.  A significant part of the…
  • Jul 20

    Designing Your Life

    Designing Your Life
    Summers always present wonderful opportunities to reflect on the past year and make plans for the next.  For me, they are a period of rejuvenation and reassessment. I find that each summer I spend some time designing my life and thinking…
  • Jul 14

    Blended Learning for Law School

    Blended Learning for Law School
    I just returned from an inspiring and thought provoking three days at the Wolters Kluwer-sponsored Leading Edge workshop. The gathering of about 35 thought leaders from legal education – a wonderfully diverse group – was…
Rank this Week: 281

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 87

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/
  • Jul 26

    Court Refuses to Send Claims Against DirecTV to Arbitration

    Court Refuses to Send Claims Against DirecTV to Arbitration
    This recent case out of the Central District of California, Perez v. DirecTV Group Holdings, LLC, Case No. 8:16-cv-1440-JLS-DFMx, has some interesting allegations. The plaintiff claims that DirecTV contacted her, unsolicited, at her place of…
  • Jul 25

    Differences Between German and American Law Don't Preclude German Forum

    Differences Between German and American Law Don't Preclude German Forum
    I started reading this case out of the Northern District of Alabama, ProctorU, Inc. v. TM3 Software GMBH, Civil Action Number 2:17-cv-00926-AKK (behind paywall), because it involves exam proctoring software, which of course is a type of…
  • Jul 21

    Scholarship Spotlight: Crypto Transaction Dispute Resolution (Kaal & Calcaterra)

    Scholarship Spotlight: Crypto Transaction Dispute Resolution (Kaal & Calcaterra)
    Crypto Transaction Dispute Resolution Wulf A. Kaal (University of St. Thomas, Minnesota - School of Law) Craig Calcaterra (Department of Mathematics, Metropolitan State University) Abstract The rapid evolution of anonymous, autonomous, and…
Rank this Week: 400

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Jul 26

    IRCM Postdoc Position

    IRCM Postdoc Position
    Details here, including the following description: OPPORTUNITY We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow, or possibly a very strong graduate student, to lead empirical and conceptual research on free will which includes the examination of…
  • Jul 25

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Doodling is scientifically proven to boost brain activity Quartz This Is Your Brain on Architecture City Lab An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer’s? The New York Times Pain leads to empathy and self-preservation: should we make robots…
  • Jul 16

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Mental Privacy in the Age of Big Data, Neuroethics Blog How poverty affects the brain, Nature Religious leaders get high on magic mushrooms ingredient – for science, The Guardian Political Neuroscience: “Growth Mindsets” and…
Rank this Week: 451

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/
  • Jul 26

    Breaking News: Trump Bans Transgender People From Military Service

    Breaking News: Trump Bans Transgender People From Military Service
    In an effort to show his conservative base that he has not lost his way, on Wednesday President Trump announced that he is banning all transgender individuals from military service. President Trump hid behind the medical expenses that the…
  • Jul 25

    Health Care, Racial Justice and Human Right

    Health Care, Racial Justice and Human Right
    When the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion was on the line in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights filed an amicus brief that connected the dots between health care…
  • Jul 24

    Human Rights Housing Advocates Cheer!

    Human Rights Housing Advocates Cheer!
    Last week, New York City's mayor DeBlasio signed a bill ensuring that low income tenants facing eviction will have counsel appointed. The legislation is the first in the country to mandate and fund appointed counsel for housing court eviction…
Rank this Week: 1252