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Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
  • Jan 31

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy

    Classroom Exercises in Asylum Advocacy
    [02/01/29 01:00 AM (edt)]  Classroom Exercises in Asylum AdvocacyCenter for Applied Legal Studies (CALS)Georgetown University 
  • Feb 27

    Tip Alumni Panel

    Tip Alumni Panel
     
  • Feb 25

    National Preservation Law Conference

    National Preservation Law Conference
     WHATNational Preservation Law ConferenceWHENWednesday, February 25, 20158:25 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.WHEREGeorgetown University Law CenterHart Auditorium, McDonough Hall600 New Jersey Avenue, NWWashington, D.C. 20001SCHEDULE 8:25 am…
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Paul Maharg

Paul Maharg

Covers legal education, law, literature, and legal critique.

http://paulmaharg.com/
  • Mar 1

    The PhD and beyond[:] the apprenticeship model of learning

    The PhD and beyond[:] the apprenticeship model of learning
    At the kind invitation of Mary Spiers-Williams, I gave a seminar to our doctoral students here at ANU College of Law, last Friday.  For some reason WordPress refuses to render the slideset at the usual tab above, so you’ll…
  • Feb 14

    Vellum – the long view of data infrastructure

    Vellum – the long view of data infrastructure
    Yestreen I wanted to look at an activity I put together for students, oh way back in 1995.  I’m sure every law teacher has a similar one.  It was on statutory interpretation, written up briefly in this book chapter.  I…
  • Feb 12

    Experiential learning & simulated client

    Experiential learning & simulated client
      Just finished reading a fine report on experiential learning, with simulated clients at the core of the analysis.  The report is published by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS), as part of its…
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paulmaharg.com

paulmaharg.com

Largely legal education, curriculum design, rhetoric and digital technologies. Regulation and global legal education. Occasionally law and literature. Very occasionally, Scottish independence.

http://paulmaharg.com
  • Mar 1

    The PhD and beyond[:] the apprenticeship model of learning

    The PhD and beyond[:] the apprenticeship model of learning
    At the kind invitation of Mary Spiers-Williams, I gave a seminar to our doctoral students here at ANU College of Law, last Friday.  For some reason WordPress refuses to render the slideset at the usual tab above, so you’ll…
  • Feb 14

    Vellum – the long view of data infrastructure

    Vellum – the long view of data infrastructure
    Yestreen I wanted to look at an activity I put together for students, oh way back in 1995.  I’m sure every law teacher has a similar one.  It was on statutory interpretation, written up briefly in this book chapter.  I…
  • Feb 12

    Experiential learning & simulated client

    Experiential learning & simulated client
      Just finished reading a fine report on experiential learning, with simulated clients at the core of the analysis.  The report is published by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS), as part of its…
Rank this Week: 1949

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

Hearsay Culture

Hearsay Culture

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

http://www.hearsayculture.com
Rank this Week: 1895

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: 308

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/
  • Mar 1

    Yale Law Alters Grading Policie

    Yale Law Alters Grading Policie
    From the Yale Daily News: Unlike many law schools around the country, the law school has a tertiary grading system in the second and third years in which professors assign students one of three grades: honors, pass or low pass....
  • Mar 1

    The Case Against Electing Judge

    The Case Against Electing Judge
    Here is a long YouTube of John Oliver on the subject. About three minutes in, he runs a number of clips of political commercials—amusing, but sad. Living in a state with elected judges, I am distressed by this method, and...
  • Feb 28

    Dean of George Washington U. Law School tells Chronicle of Higher Ed "never been a better time to consider getting a legal education"

    Dean of George Washington U. Law School tells Chronicle of Higher Ed "never been a better time to consider getting a legal education"
    This video interview between CHE's Beckie Supiano and GW Dean (and president of AALS) Blake Morant. It is part of a series of video interviews that CHE is conducting with leaders throughout higher ed. You can see the video interview...
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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
  • Mar 1

    German Federal Labor Court refers Questions relating to Art. 9 and 28 Rome I to the CJEU

    German Federal Labor Court refers Questions relating to Art. 9 and 28 Rome I to the CJEU
    On February 25, the German Federal Labor Court referred three questions relating to the interpretation of Art. 9 and 28 Rome I Regulation to the CJEU. They relate to the temporal scope of application of the Rome I Regulation on the hand and,…
  • Feb 25

    Conference: “The Economic Dimension of Cross-Border Families: Planning the Future” (Milan, 13 March 2015)

    Conference: “The Economic Dimension of Cross-Border Families: Planning the Future” (Milan, 13 March 2015)
    The University of Milan will host on 13 March 2015 a conference on “The Economic Dimension of Cross-Border Families: Planning the Future”. The sessions will be held in English and Italian. Here’s the programme…
  • Feb 20

    Conflict of Laws Lectureship at Cambridge

    Conflict of Laws Lectureship at Cambridge
    The Faculty of Law, Cambridge University, is advertising a three year lectureship in Conflict of Laws sponsored by Clifford Chance. The closing date is 13th March 2015. More detail is available here. If anyone would like to discuss the…
Rank this Week: 39

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Mar 1

    Must one study lynchings past to understand US punishments present?

    Must one study lynchings past to understand US punishments present?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this article discussing a recent speech by a prominent civil rights activist. The piece is headlined "Angela Davis equates lynchings with prisons, death penalty," and here are…
  • Mar 1

    "The Politics of Botched Executions"

    "The Politics of Botched Executions"
    The title of this post is the title of this timely new article by Corinna Lain now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: For decades now, America’s death penalty has been beset by serious problems in its administration, but...
  • Feb 27

    So many modern marijuana reform stories, so little time (but lots of space at MLP&R)

    So many modern marijuana reform stories, so little time (but lots of space at MLP&R)
    As briefly noted in a prior post, today I have been attending and participating in the first ever Tribal Marijuana Conference. In part because the conference is so well-conceived and in part because the issues are so dynamic and…
Rank this Week: 84

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/
  • Mar 1

    Money doesn't buy happiness...

    Money doesn't buy happiness...
    ...but increasing amounts may produce the opposite. (Thanks to Michael Swanson for the pointer.)
  • Mar 1

    In Memoriam: Georg Kreisel (1923-2015)

    In Memoriam: Georg Kreisel (1923-2015)
    A distinguished mathematical logician, he taught for more than twenty years in the Department of Philosophy at Stanford University, among other academic appointments. I will add links to memorial notices when they appear.
  • Mar 1

    Emily Dickinson: "Dear March - Come In"

    Emily Dickinson: "Dear March - Come In"
    Dear March - Come in - How glad I am - I hoped for you before - Put down your Hat - You must have walked - How out of Breath you are - Dear March, how are you, and...
Rank this Week: 172

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 1

    SOMETHING OLD, BORROWED AND BLUE: NEW YORK STILL NOT WEDDED TO BITCOIN REGULATIONS

    SOMETHING OLD, BORROWED AND BLUE: NEW YORK STILL NOT WEDDED TO BITCOIN REGULATIONS
    The following comes to us from J. Scott Colesanti and Mandy Li Weiner: To a degree large or moderate, New York shall soon be at the vanguard of Bitcoin regulation. Since last July, observers have been asked to witness the...
  • Feb 28

    A Collection of Silly Business New

    A Collection of Silly Business New
    This seems to have been a great week for business stories with a touch of the absurd. First up, we have Footnoted.org's fantastic catch in Goldman's 10-K. Apparently, Goldman now has a new risk factor: [O]ur businesses ultimately rely on...
  • Feb 27

    Teaching Grit

    Teaching Grit
    I've enjoyed getting to know a bit about University of Pennsylvania Psychology Professor Angela Duckworth's work on "grit." Duckworth and her co-authors call grit "perseverance and passion for long-term goals," and they…
Rank this Week: 346

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 1

    Recommending Highly The Black Box Society by Professor Frank Pasquale

    Recommending Highly The Black Box Society by Professor Frank Pasquale
    This is my last post for this stint (my third) on Prawfsblawg and I want to thank again for inviting me Howard Wasserman and the others who are doing the work of keeping going what Dan Markel, ZT”L started. I also wanted to share a very…
  • Mar 1

    Thanks, and Happy March!

    Thanks, and Happy March!
    Happy March, everyone. It’s one of only two months that are also verbs, plus we get March Madness, spring break, and maybe even spring itself. I’ll believe that last part when I see it—we had snow here in Alabama a few days ago, and…
  • Mar 1

    Why Do Peer Review?

    Why Do Peer Review?
    A recent post by Steve Bainbridge raises a nice issue: how should we think about peer review? Traditional peer-edited legal journals have established procedures (JELS pays honoraria and blinds; JLS pays but doesn’t; JLEO has fantastic peer…
Rank this Week: 33

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/
  • Mar 1

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Did the IRS engage in reasoned decision making?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Did the IRS engage in reasoned decision making?
    The federal government makes a series of arguments in defense of the IRS rule authorizing tax credits for the purchase of insurance in exchanges established by the federal government, textual and otherwise. One thing that is interesting about…
  • Mar 1

    [Eugene Volokh] ISIS apparently calling for murder of American professor

    [Eugene Volokh] ISIS apparently calling for murder of American professor
    WMC-TV (Ursula Madden) reports: ISIS is using its propaganda magazine in the name of Islam to call for the assassination of [Rhodes College Prof. Yasir] Qadhi. “I was one two clerics that they targeted in their latest magazine, two…
  • Mar 1

    [Will Baude] The President doesn’t need Congress’s help to fix unjust sentence

    [Will Baude] The President doesn’t need Congress’s help to fix unjust sentence
    Attorney General Holder has an op-ed elsewhere in the Washington Post calling for various Congressional action on criminal justice reform because “there is a limit to what the Justice Department can accomplish on its own.” Such…
Rank this Week: 9

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/
Rank this Week: 1896

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 12

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 1

    Monroe H. Freedman (April 10, 1928 – February 26, 2015)

    Monroe H. Freedman (April 10, 1928 – February 26, 2015)
    I’m saddened by the death of Monroe Freedman. “For 42 years as a professor and dean at Hofstra Law, Monroe instilled in thousands of students the responsibility of lawyers to zealously represent their clients and also to stand for…
  • Feb 26

    Black History…and the history of the struggles of oppressed peoples everywhere: Paul Robeson—KPFA Interview, February 8, 1958

    Black History…and the history of the struggles of oppressed peoples everywhere: Paul Robeson—KPFA Interview, February 8, 1958
    An interview with Paul Robeson on KPFA (thanks to Michael Duff for the link). Recommended Reading: Duberman, Martin Bauml. Paul Robeson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Robeson, Paul. Here I Stand. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1988 (first…
  • Feb 22

    The Obama Administration's War Against the Pre

    The Obama Administration's War Against the Pre
    Last week Pulitzer Prize winning reporter James Risen tweeted that the “Obama Administration is the greatest enemy of freedom of press in a generation.” See here. This may well be true. Certainly, the Obama Administration is no…
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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 1

    UN Academic Impact an Opportunity for Schools Interested in International Law and Connection

    UN Academic Impact an Opportunity for Schools Interested in International Law and Connection
    I suspect many readers have never heard of UN Academic Impact (UNAI), an initiative of the Outreach Division of the Department of Public Information of the United Nations. This is because the list of participating schools, only identifies six…
  • Feb 28

    Harrison and Mashburn Ask the Meaning of Citations And Suggest Reform

    Harrison and Mashburn Ask the Meaning of Citations And Suggest Reform
    Jeff Harrison and Amy Mashburn of the University of Florida have a paper up on ssrn, "Citations, Justifications, and the Troubled State of Legal Scholarship: An Empirical Study." It asks the uses that authors and courts make of…
  • Feb 28

    Yamamoto et al on Jeju

    Yamamoto et al on Jeju
    Eric Yamamoto, Miyoko Pettit, and Sara Lee have posted on ssrn an extensive paper on the Jeju massacre, in which perhaps as many as 30,000 South Korean citizens were killed. Their paper is called "Unfinished Business: A Joint South…
Rank this Week: 44

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Mar 1

    Welcome to Our March Blogger

    Welcome to Our March Blogger
    Our September guest blogger with be 1L Jessica Lothman. Jessica is originally from Springfield, Illinois, but now considers herself a local. She is in her second year of the part-time program, is interested in public interest law, education…
  • Feb 28

    Tell Me a Story

    Tell Me a Story
    Once upon a time . . . I started my last post with those same four words, so I hope you’ll forgive me the repetition. They’re good words for a beginning (though perhaps not in a piece of legal writing!). But why are they such good…
  • Feb 26

    Early Wisconsin Law: A New York State of Mind

    Early Wisconsin Law: A New York State of Mind
    This is the third in a series of Schoone Fellowship Field Notes. Legal cross-currents among states. Measuring the legal influence states have on each other is an intriguing but difficult task. Some scholars have approached the task…
Rank this Week: 1049

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

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

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

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

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

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship

    Conducting empirical legal scholarship
    The 15th annual workshop on Conducting Empirical Legal Scholarship, co-taught by Lee Epstein and Andrew D. Martin, will run from June 15-17, 2015, at Washington University in St. Louis. The workshop is for law school faculty, lawyers,…
  • Nov 25

    Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform

    Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform
    James Ming Chen, Price-Level Regulation and Its Reform, http://ssrn.com/abstract=771226 or http://bit.ly/PriceLevelRegulation: Price-level, or “price-cap,” regulation offers an alluring alternative to the traditional technique of…
Rank this Week: 1762

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/
  • Mar 1

    New Additions to the Lawfare Team

    New Additions to the Lawfare Team
    I’m excited to announce three new additions to Lawfare‘s roster of contributing editors—all of whom have written for the site before and will be familiar to our readers. Timothy H. Edgar is a visiting scholar at the…
  • Mar 1

    The Foreign Policy Essay: The South Korean Sentry—A “Killer Robot” to Prevent War

    The Foreign Policy Essay: The South Korean Sentry—A “Killer Robot” to Prevent War
    Editor’s Note: Autonomous weapons systems—or, as it is much more fun to call them, killer robots—are a controversial weapon of war. Critics worry that they make war more likely because they do not put soldiers at risk and…
  • Feb 28

    The Lawfare Podcast: HASC Hearing on Outside Perspectives on the AUMF

    The Lawfare Podcast: HASC Hearing on Outside Perspectives on the AUMF
    On Thursday of this week, Lawfare’s Benjamin Wittes and Bobby Chesney, along with General Jack Keane, appeared before the House Armed Services Committee to provide “Outside Perspectives on the President’s Proposed…
Rank this Week: 92

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 1

    McGinnis: Law Schools Must Respond to Technological Change

    McGinnis: Law Schools Must Respond to Technological Change
    John O. McGinnis (Northwestern), Law Schools Must Respond to Technological Change: My last post suggested that the decline in law students was due in large part to a technological shock that has decreased demand for lawyers, at least at the…
  • Mar 1

    The Godliest (Utah) and Godless (Vermont) State

    The Godliest (Utah) and Godless (Vermont) State
    Gallup, Frequent Church Attendance Highest in Utah, Lowest in Vermont: The ten states with the highest church attendance are Red States that voted for Mitt Romney in 2012; the nine states with the lowest church attendance are Blue States that…
  • Mar 1

    Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads, with a paper returning to the list at #5: [285 Downloads] Why Corporate Tax Reform Can Happen, by Edward Kleinbard (USC) [193 Downloads] David Foster…
Rank this Week: 17

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 1

    3 Roth IRA Consideration

    3 Roth IRA Consideration
    There is no better way to secure your financial future than by taking advantage of the tax benefits offered by a Roth IRA. These retirement accounts do not allow you to deduct contributions up front, but enable you to make...
  • Mar 1

    Till Death Do You Part

    Till Death Do You Part
    After a three-year marriage and less than amicable break-up, a young couple finally moved on with their separate lives. Now, a missing signature unites them in death. A 31-year-old man who died intestate left his entire estate to his…
  • Mar 1

    Helping Executors With Portability

    Helping Executors With Portability
    Electing portability can be an important part of an executors duties, but the process can be daunting for executors that are not familiar with the process. In addition to the necessity to file Form 706 within nine months after the...
Rank this Week: 52

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    IRS New Form For Small Non-Profit Applications Has Eliminated Backlog

    IRS New Form For Small Non-Profit Applications Has Eliminated Backlog
    BNA Daily Report for Executives [subscription required] reported on Feb. 27 that an IRS official recently told a conference that the IRS new streamlined Form 1023-EZ for small entities has been successful in getting rid of the backlog of…
  • Mar 1

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Pfeil v. Lampert, (10th Cir., Feb. 20, 2015), the 10th Circuit upheld dismissal of an inmate's complaint that on one occasion a volunteer Catholic minister was not allowed to enter to provide services, and that a prison policy banning…
  • Mar 1

    Court Martial Conviction For Refusal To Remove Biblical Quotes From Desk Upheld

    Court Martial Conviction For Refusal To Remove Biblical Quotes From Desk Upheld
    In United States v. Sterling, 2015 CCA LEXIS 65 (NMCCA, Feb. 26, 2015), the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals upheld a court martial conviction of a marine corps member for disobeying a lawful order to remove signs…
Rank this Week: 22

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
  • Mar 1

    Why Do Peer Review?

    Why Do Peer Review?
    (Cross-posted at Prawfs, where I’m visiting this month.) A recent post by Steve Bainbridge raises a nice issue: how should we think about peer review? Traditional peer-edited legal journals have established procedures (JELS pays…
  • Feb 28

    Last Pre-Argument Thoughts on King v. Burwell

    Last Pre-Argument Thoughts on King v. Burwell
    I’ll have more to say after we see the transcript on Wednesday (evidently we will not get same-day audio of the argument), but beforehand I thought I’d offer some final pre-game observations. 1.  We’ll see if any of the…
  • Feb 27

    New Podcast: The Week in Health Law (TWIHL)

    New Podcast: The Week in Health Law (TWIHL)
    Nicolas Terry and I are starting a health law podcast, The Week in Health Law, and the first two episodes are posted here. We were honored to have Nicole Huberfeld on as our first guest. Check it out on iTunes, Stitcher, or your favorite…
Rank this Week: 54

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/
  • Mar 1

    Conservation Easement Valid Despite Referencing Incorrect Grantor

    Conservation Easement Valid Despite Referencing Incorrect Grantor
    In Ranch O, LLC v. Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust, 2015 WL 795050 (Colo. Ct. App. 2015) (unpublished), the Colorado Court of Appeals held that a conservation easement that mistakenly referenced an individual, as opposed to a…
  • Feb 27

    SSRN Update: Articles on Public Interest Law, Church Bankruptcy, and Conservation

    SSRN Update: Articles on Public Interest Law, Church Bankruptcy, and Conservation
    (1) Kathryn Sabbeth (UNC) has posted: "What's Money Got to Do With It?: Public Interest Lawyering and Profit." Here is the abstract: Definitions of public interest lawyering influence financial support, regulation of lawyers, and…
  • Feb 25

    Hospital Boards and Quality of Care

    Hospital Boards and Quality of Care
    The New York Times reported on the relationship between a sound hospital board of directors and the quality of care provided by the hospital. Here is the beginning of the article: "If you or a loved one is having a...
Rank this Week: 345

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Mar 1

    What A Great Weekend To Be A Conservative Political Junkie, But….

    What A Great Weekend To Be A Conservative Political Junkie, But….
    …my mind keeps returning to the abducted Assyrian Christians that I wrote about Thursday.   The good news is, in what looks like the first humanitarian act by ISIS to date, some are reporting that a few of the abductees are…
  • Feb 27

    Reading For The Red Eye To Meet The Pre

    Reading For The Red Eye To Meet The Pre
    Off to D.C. tonight after the show for a Sunday appearance on Meet the Press.  Taking with me galleys of C. J. Box’s Endangered and of Guy P. Benson’s and Mary Katharine Ham’s End of Discussion to pass the red eye…
  • Feb 27

    Chuck Todd On The CPAC Proceeding

    Chuck Todd On The CPAC Proceeding
    Meet The Press host Chuck Todd joined me for his regular Friday spot and we talked through what CPAC has shown (and not shown) about the state of the GOP race for the 2016 nomination: Audio: 02-27hhs-todd transcript: HH: Of course, it is…
Rank this Week: 3743

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/
  • Mar 1

    Ed Harri Receives Oregon State Bar Award

    Ed Harri Receives Oregon State Bar Award
    Edward J Harri of Willamette University College of Law is a Professor of Legal Writing and the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. He began teaching Legal Research and Writing in 1986 and he has served as associate dean from 1994...
  • Mar 1

    Call for Presenters: Global Legal Skills Conference

    Call for Presenters: Global Legal Skills Conference
    The Global Legal Skills conference, in its 10th year, will be held in Chicago, the city of its origin. The Conference began in Chicago at The John Marshall Law School, where it was held three times. It has also traveled...
  • Mar 1

    Burton Award

    Burton Award
    The Burton Awards for Excellence in Legal Writing is the most glamorous evening for legal writing. That's been true for years, and the 2015 award ceremony promises to continue that trend. The 2015 Awards will be held at 4:45 p.m....
Rank this Week: 213

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 1

    A Look Back at Cooperation in Addressing the Need for National Health Care Coverage

    A Look Back at Cooperation in Addressing the Need for National Health Care Coverage
    This week, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on King v. Burwell. The New York Times offers historical perspective about an earlier journey to enact federal legislation that mandated the nation's first broad health care coverage, the…
  • Feb 27

    Giving While Living -- Completing Chuck Feeney's Original Mission for Atlantic Philanthropie

    Giving While Living -- Completing Chuck Feeney's Original Mission for Atlantic Philanthropie
    For more than twenty-five years, The Atlantic Philanthropies has been one of the most important funding sources for nonprofit and NGO work on health, education and equality issues in the U.S. and beyond, often providing key support for legal…
  • Feb 27

    Why A "Pooled Trust" for Special Needs?

    Why A "Pooled Trust" for Special Needs?
    Texas attorney Renée C. Lovelace has literally written the book -- a guidebook -- on Pooled Trust Options. Renée was a recent guest speaker at Penn State's Dickinson Law, appearing before students in an advanced seminar on planning…
Rank this Week: 437

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • Mar 1

    Defending Witches and Voodoo Practitioner

    Defending Witches and Voodoo Practitioner
    My colleague Ken Levy has published It's Not Too Difficult: A Plea to Resurrect the Impossibility Defense, at 45 New Mexico Law Review 225 (Fall 2014). It's an interesting piece, fun to read, about why we should acquit defendants when,...
  • Feb 24

    Astrology To the Rescue of the National Health Service?

    Astrology To the Rescue of the National Health Service?
    From the Guardian: UK Conservative MP David Tredinnick says astrology could help National Health Service physicians out by assisting in diagnosis but says he knows that there would be enormous pushback from using it. He accuses those who…
  • Feb 22

    Another Overview of IP Protection For Magic Trick

    Another Overview of IP Protection For Magic Trick
    From the 1709 Blog, a post dated 2013, discussing IP protection for magicians' tricks and illusions. Some new material here. The author also runs through Teller's lawsuit against Bakardy, the Robert Rice case, and the Think-a-Drink case. A…
Rank this Week: 709

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 1

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 1,285 Bill C-51 Backgrounder #1: The New Advocating or Promoting Terrorism Offence Kent Roach and Craig Forcese University of Toronto -…
  • Feb 28

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summary is from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Monday Ohio v. Clark: (1) Whether an individual's obligation to report suspected child abuse makes that individual an agent of law enforcement for purposes of the Confrontation…
  • Feb 27

    Sweeny on Adultery and Fornication Prohibition

    Sweeny on Adultery and Fornication Prohibition
    JoAnne Sweeny (University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law) has posted Undead Statutes: The Rise, Fall, and Continuing Uses of Adultery and Fornication Criminal Laws (46 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, 127 (2014)) on SSRN.…
Rank this Week: 68

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 1

    The Immigration Backlash

    The Immigration Backlash
    The New Yorker has an interesting podcast with a political and legal analysis of immigration reform, the use of executive power, and the Texas v. United States litigation. Ryan Lizza, Jeffrey Toobin, and DorothyWickenden on this week’s…
  • Mar 1

    Anti-Immigration Rally of Northern League Draws Thousands in Rome

    Anti-Immigration Rally of Northern League Draws Thousands in Rome
    As previously reported on the ImmigrationProf blog, immigration tensions continue to arise in Europe. The BBC reports that thousands of supporters of Italy's Northern League on Saturday held a rally against immigration in one of Rome's…
  • Mar 1

    Immigrtaion Article of the Day: Immigration as Business Strategy: Simplifying American Immigration Law in a Global Economy by Peter J. Choi

    Immigrtaion Article of the Day: Immigration as Business Strategy: Simplifying American Immigration Law in a Global Economy by Peter J. Choi
    Immigration as Business Strategy: Simplifying American Immigration Law in a Global Economy by Peter J. Choi, 2014 University of Massachusetts Law Review, Vol. 10, p. 164, 2014 Abstract: Despite immigration law’s notorious complexity, public…
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Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Mar 1

    Events and Announcements: March 1, 2015

    Events and Announcements: March 1, 2015
    by An Hertogen by An Hertogen Events On Tuesday, 3 March, Opinio Juris‘ own Kevin Jon Heller will be giving a Supranational Criminal Law Lecture at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague entitled “What is an…
  • Feb 28

    Guest Post: The Mirage of Hybrid Justice in Africa?

    Guest Post: The Mirage of Hybrid Justice in Africa?
    by Patryk Labuda by Patryk Labuda [Patryk I. Labuda is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Before joining the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, he…
  • Feb 27

    One War Begins, Another Ends?

    One War Begins, Another Ends?
    by Jens David Ohlin by Jens David Ohlin Yesterday, as members of Congress continued to debate the need for a new AUMF against ISIS, lawyers for Guantanamo detainee Al Warafi have filed a new habeas petition to the D.C. District Court, arguing…
Rank this Week: 115

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 1

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
  • Mar 1

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries…
  • Mar 1

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research

    Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research
    One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal. T.K. v. R.J.H.A., 2015 BCCA…
Rank this Week: 45

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 714

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 1

    Sheep, Goats, and Government Debts - Happy Lunar New Year, 1937 Edition

    Sheep, Goats, and Government Debts - Happy Lunar New Year, 1937 Edition
    Like many others, I have been struggling to figure out whether the new lunar year is a Sheep or a Goat. I found the answer last week in the archives of the League of Nations Committee for the Study of...
  • Feb 25

    SPOE: Backdoor Bailouts and Funding Fantasies?

    SPOE: Backdoor Bailouts and Funding Fantasies?
    I'm thrilled that Jay Westbrook has finally come into blogosphere with his posts on Single-Point-of-Entry. I've blogged a little on SPOE already, but I want to highlight what I still think are two critical problems with SPOE. In keeping…
  • Feb 25

    Translating the Warren-Yellen Exchange

    Translating the Warren-Yellen Exchange
    Senator Elizabeth Warren surprised a lot of people by laying into Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen as hard as she ever laid into Timothy Geithner. I think this was a really important exchange. But its easy to miss exactly...
Rank this Week: 251

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 1

    Sunday Book Roundup

    Sunday Book Roundup
    We've mentioned reviews of Jill Leovy's Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America (Speigel & Grau) in previous weeks. This week there is a review in the Los Angeles Review of Books and another review in The Washington…
  • Feb 28

    Epilogue(s)

    Epilogue(s)
    As a fitting last post, I thought I’d write about epilogues. My book’s epilogue was, perhaps, the hardest thing for me to write. After spending so much time reconstructing this history, now I was supposed to stand back and say…
  • Feb 28

    Welcome, Mitra Sharafi!

    Welcome, Mitra Sharafi!
    We are delighted to welcome Mitra Sharafi to the blog for the month of March.creditShe is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she teaches Contracts, as well as a handful of undergraduate Legal Studies…
Rank this Week: 26

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Mar 1

    "McCulloch and Protesters Come to SLU Law"

    "McCulloch and Protesters Come to SLU Law"
    [Cross-posted from Behavioral Legal Ethics, by Molly J.W. Wilson] Yesterday, [Feb. 20,] Saint Louis University School of Law hosted the student-run Public Law Review symposium, titled The Thin Blue Line: Policing Post-Ferguson. Robert…
  • Feb 28

    Alternative Business Structure Discussion in Canada

    Alternative Business Structure Discussion in Canada
    The Law Society of Upper Canada ABS Working Group released a discussion paper last fall and called for comment. The responses received and a summary of the responses are now available.
  • Feb 27

    AALS Program to Honor Monroe Freedman

    AALS Program to Honor Monroe Freedman
    Monroe's Hofstra colleague, Susan Saab Fortney, passes along this news: Thanks to everyone for their reflections and words of condolence related to the passing of Monroe. As Roy Simon mentioned, from the day I arrived at Hofstra, Monroe was…
Rank this Week: 155

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Mar 1

    Russian Opposition Politician Murdered in Moscow

    Russian Opposition Politician Murdered in Moscow
    Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov (Бори́с Ефи́мович Немцо́в) was assassinated on February 27 in central Moscow by unknown assailants. A spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon stated and that Mr. Ban…
  • Feb 28

    March 1st is "Zero Discrimination Day"

    March 1st is "Zero Discrimination Day"
    UNAIDS has kicked off the 2015 global edition of Zero Discrimination Day as part of the Organization's wider effort to spur solidarity towards ending discrimination. This year's theme Open Up, Reach Out encourages all members of the…
  • Feb 28

    The U.S. Continues its National Emergency With Respect to Cuba

    The U.S. Continues its National Emergency With Respect to Cuba
    The Executive Office of the President of the United States announced the continuation of the national emergency with respect to Cuba. FR11075 Hat tip to the ABA Governmental Affairs Office. (mew)
Rank this Week: 247

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

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

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 1327

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Issue: Human Rights Review

    New Issue: Human Rights Review
    The latest issue of the Human Rights Review (Vol. 16, no. 1, March 2015) is out. Contents include:Jonathan Fox, Religious Freedom in Theory and Practice Kaitlin M. Murphy, What the Past Will Be: Curating Memory in Peru’s Yuyanapaq: Para…
  • Feb 27

    New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution

    New Issue: Journal of Conflict Resolution
    The latest issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution (Vol. 59, no. 3, April 2015) is out. Contents include:Esther Hauk & Hannes Mueller, Cultural Leaders and the Clash of CivilizationsVictor Asal, Paul Gill, R. Karl Rethemeyer, &…
  • Feb 27

    Vianès: Entre Guerre et Paix : Les administrations internationales Post-Belligérante

    Vianès: Entre Guerre et Paix : Les administrations internationales Post-Belligérante
    Emmanuel Vianès has published Entre Guerre et Paix : Les administrations internationales Post-Belligérantes (Helbing & Lichtenhahn 2015). Here's the abstract: Il est question dans cette étude d’identifier la…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Feb 28

    What Senior Staff Have to Say About Legal Education

    What Senior Staff Have to Say About Legal Education
    From time to time, I correspond with people who read what I write. I received a most interesting note from someone very familiar with legal education. A long-time administrator at another law school in California, not my own, this person...
  • Feb 28

    What Higher Education Can Learn From Legal Education

    What Higher Education Can Learn From Legal Education
    Dean Blake Morant, dean of George Washington University Law School and AALS president, recently spoke with The Chronicle of Higher Education's Beckie Supiano about what lessons higher education can draw from our experiences in managing legal…
  • Feb 26

    Big News For Law Deans on Legal Education

    Big News For Law Deans on Legal Education
    It gives me great pleasure to report that Dean JoAnne Epps (Temple), Dean Martin Katz (Denver), Dean Daniel Rodriguez (Northwestern), Dean Kellye Testy (Washington), Dean David Yellen (Loyola Chicago), and Chancellor and Dean Frank Wu (UC…
Rank this Week: 3397

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 150

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 355

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/
  • Feb 28

    House Committee Hearing on CAFA Dominated by US Chamber of Commerce

    House Committee Hearing on CAFA Dominated by US Chamber of Commerce
    I wanted to post a quick blurb about my testimony yesterday before the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice of the House Judiciary Committee in the hearing on The State of Class Actions Ten Years After the Class Action...
  • Feb 26

    Erbsen on Klerman & Reilly on Forum Selling

    Erbsen on Klerman & Reilly on Forum Selling
    Now available on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is an essay by Allan Erbsen entitled Judicial Competition for Case Filings in Civil Litigation. Allan reviews a recent article by Daniel Klerman & Greg Reilly, Forum Selling, the current…
  • Feb 24

    A New Federal Lawsuit, Plus Other Developments in the Alabama Marriage Litigation

    A New Federal Lawsuit, Plus Other Developments in the Alabama Marriage Litigation
    A new lawsuit was filed in federal court today by Cari Searcy, the plaintiff whose earlier case led to the initial ruling by Judge Callie Granade declaring Alabama’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. Searcy and Kimberly McKeand were…
Rank this Week: 516

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Feb 28

    Poroshenko: Boris Nemtsov Killed Over Evidence Linking Russia To Ukraine Conflict

    Poroshenko: Boris Nemtsov Killed Over Evidence Linking Russia To Ukraine Conflict
    "He said he would reveal persuasive evidence of the involvement of Russian armed forces in Ukraine. Someone was very afraid of this ... They killed him," Poroshenko said in televised comments during a visit to the city of Vinnytsia. via...
  • Feb 28

    The XX Committee | Russia

    The XX Committee | Russia
    Besides, Russia’s return to atavism is more disturbing to Westerners than any ISIS madness. At a deep, if unstated level, Muslims acting like barbarians has been part of our script for so long that it fails to stir our fears...
  • Feb 28

    Hope dies last

    Hope dies last
    As the situation in Ukraine continues to deteriorate, with the Russian military and its “rebel” minions never having honored the Minsk-brokered “ceasefire” for even an hour, something like low-grade panic is setting in…
Rank this Week: 101