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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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The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Apr 28

    Intersectionality and the Case of Mizrahi Jew

    Intersectionality and the Case of Mizrahi Jew
    I am delighted to be joining such a distinguished crew of bloggers here at The Faculty Lounge. As an academic, I'm still in my baby shoes, but as a blogger I can claim some seniority -- I started The Debate...
  • Apr 28

    David Schraub Stepping Into Faculty Lounge

    David Schraub Stepping Into Faculty Lounge
    I'm delighted to report that David Schraub is stepping into the faculty lounge to sit with us for a spell. David is a graduate student in Political Theory at the University of California and the Darling Foundation Fellow in Public...
  • Apr 28

    Hiring Announcement: Creighton

    Hiring Announcement: Creighton
    From an email message which I received earlier today: Job Title: Visiting or Resident Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Academic Success Location: Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska Position Type: Non-Tenure Track, one or…
Rank this Week: 51

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 28

    Pine Ridge Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

    Pine Ridge Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon 2003
    We had steak and potatoes for dinner tonight while watching the NFL draft (lots of tweets about that). The Pine Ridge was a great match. I suspect that this wine is at the tail end of its prime... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Apr 28

    Sorting out my NFL loyaltie

    Sorting out my NFL loyaltie
    Watching the draft tonight will be an interesting test of my increasingly strained NFL loyalties: Life long Washington Redskins fan who nearly gave up hope due to evil Danny Snyder but whose faith... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 27

    The corporate backlash against North Carolina: Will liberals start to love Citizens United?

    The corporate backlash against North Carolina: Will liberals start to love Citizens United?
    From the National Post: When North Carolina’s legislature passed a law requiring transgender people to use public restrooms corresponding to the sex specified on their birth certificate, rather than... [[ This is a content summary only.…
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Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Apr 28

    Weisbord on Publicity Rights and Copyright

    Weisbord on Publicity Rights and Copyright
    Reid K. Weisbord (Rutgers Law School - Newark) has posted A Copyright Right of Publicity (Fordham Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 6, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article identifies a striking asymmetry in the law’s disparate…
  • Apr 28

    Chiao on Kleinfeld on a Reconstructivist Theory of Criminal Law

    Chiao on Kleinfeld on a Reconstructivist Theory of Criminal Law
    Vincent Chiao (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted A Response to Professor Kleinfeld's 'Reconstructivism: The Place of Criminal Law in Ethical Life' (Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 129, p. 258, April 2016) on SSRN. Here is…
  • Apr 28

    Ho on Confucian Jurisprudence

    Ho on Confucian Jurisprudence
    Norman P. Ho (Peking University School of Transnational Law) has posted Confucian Jurisprudence, Dworkin, and Hard Cases (Washington University Jurisprudence Review, Vol.10.1, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article argues…
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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/
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Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 15

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Apr 28

    Program That Offsets Tax Refunds Against Tax Debts Tightened By IRS

    Program That Offsets Tax Refunds Against Tax Debts Tightened By IRS
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is making changes to its procedures and computer systems in order to better identify a taxpayers outstanding tax debts and then subtract those debts from the taxpayers refund. This new procedure will have a…
  • Apr 28

    A Guide For Assisting Clients With Estate Planning

    A Guide For Assisting Clients With Estate Planning
    It is common for people to put off making important estate planning decisions. “A 2015 survey by CNBC showed that 38 percent of individuals with investable assets of $1 million or more have not consulted with a financial professional to...
  • Apr 28

    The Importance Of Beneficiary Relationships In Estate Planning

    The Importance Of Beneficiary Relationships In Estate Planning
    One difficult situation that a financial adviser might face is watching a client pass away and then seeing the beneficiaries of the estate undo years of financial planning. This article discusses why it is important for advisers to establish…
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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/
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Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Apr 28

    Workers' Comp Fee Schedule Unconstitutional In Florida

    Workers' Comp Fee Schedule Unconstitutional In Florida
    The Florida Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional mandatory fee schedules in workers' compensation matters This case asks us to evaluate the constitutionality of the mandatory fee schedule in section 440.34, Florida Statutes (2009), which…
  • Apr 28

    Attorney's Estate May Proceed Against Restaurant

    Attorney's Estate May Proceed Against Restaurant
    The estate of an attorney who died in a single car accident has made sufficient averments to survive in its Dram Shop action against the establishment that served him liquor before the fatal drive home, according to a decision of...
  • Apr 28

    Trojan War

    Trojan War
    A tri-county panel of the Michigan Bar Discipline Board has imposed a suspension of an attorney Respondent did not appear at the hearing and was found to be in default for her failure to file an answer to the formal...
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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/
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Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
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The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Apr 28

    Brand Loyalty and Politic

    Brand Loyalty and Politic
    Jim Geraghty this morning commented on a gentleman that called Rush Limbaugh’s show to argue against Cruz: I’m getting accused of being out-of-touch, snobbish, elitist, “Leftist Trotskyist”, etc. Ultimately, I see a…
  • Apr 26

    Religion and “The Divide”

    Religion and “The Divide”
    Last week Hugh interviewed Tevi Troy in the wake of a piece Troy published in Politico under the provocative title “How GOP Intellectuals’ Feud With the Base Is Remaking U.S. Politics.”  Hugh continued the discussion on…
  • Apr 26

    A Conversation With Nike Creator Phil Knight About His Memoir “Shoe Dog”

    A Conversation With Nike Creator Phil Knight About His Memoir “Shoe Dog”
    Phil Knight, the creator of Nike, joins me Tuesday to discuss his life and his new memoir, released today, Shoe Dog:
Rank this Week: 1418

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Apr 28

    Call for Papers AALS Section on Securities Regulation - 2017 AALS Annual Meeting

    Call for Papers AALS Section on Securities Regulation - 2017 AALS Annual Meeting
    The AALS Section on Securities Regulation invites papers for its program on “Securities Regulation and Technological Change” at the 2017 AALS annual meeting. TOPIC DESCRIPTION: This panel discussion will explore the intersection of…
  • Apr 28

    Save the Date: Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference

    Save the Date: Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference
    The Central States Law Schools Association 2016 Scholarship Conference will be held on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24 at the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, ND. CSLSA is an organization of law…
  • Apr 28

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Ivet A. Bell, Note, The Constitutionality of the SEC Pay to Play Rule: Why 206(4)-5 Survives the Deregulatory Trend in Campaign Finance, 49…
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Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 14

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
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Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Apr 28

    Clinical Director sought for new UCLA Food Law and Policy Clinic

    Clinical Director sought for new UCLA Food Law and Policy Clinic
    From Michael T. Roberts: I am happy to report that thanks to funding we have recently received, the UCLA Resnick Program is launching a Food Law and Policy Clinic during the 2016-17 academic year. The clinic's programmatic mission will be...
  • Apr 28

    140,448 people "like" my new book on Facebook: Really?!

    140,448 people "like" my new book on Facebook: Really?!
    As I blogged about last week, Robin Craig and I have a new book of essays from 12 authors responding to the IPCC and considering the role of law in climate policy generally. It's a great book of essays (selling...
  • Apr 27

    Pruitt & Sobszynski on What Environmental Litigation Conceals and Reveals about Rurality

    Pruitt & Sobszynski on What Environmental Litigation Conceals and Reveals about Rurality
    Interesting new article by Lisa R. Pruitt (UC Davis) and Linda Sobszynski (Independent) that relates to rural land use issues. The paper is, "Protecting People, Protecting Places: What Environmental Litigation Conceals and Reveals About…
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CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Apr 28

    Joy & McMunigal on Researching Jurors' Presence on the Internet

    Joy & McMunigal on Researching Jurors' Presence on the Internet
    Peter A. Joy and Kevin C. McMunigal (Washington University in Saint Louis - School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law) have posted ABA Approves Researching Jurors' Public Presence on the Internet (Criminal Justice, Vol.…
  • Apr 28

    Arlen on The Rule of Law and Deferred Prosecution Agreement

    Arlen on The Rule of Law and Deferred Prosecution Agreement
    Jennifer Arlen (New York University School of Law) has posted Prosecuting Beyond the Rule of Law: Corporate Mandates Imposed Through Deferred Prosecution Agreements (The Journal of Legal Analysis, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Apr 28

    Cooper on Drug Court

    Cooper on Drug Court
    Caroline Cooper (American University - School of Public Affairs - Justice, Law & Society) has posted Drug Courts - Just the Beginning: How to Get Other Areas of Public Policy in Sync? Addressing Continuing Collateral Consequences for Drug…
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Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Michigan City Restores Cross On Sand Dune-- Sort Of...

    Michigan City Restores Cross On Sand Dune-- Sort Of...
    As previously reported, in a controversial move last year that was unsuccessfully challenged by citizens, the city of Grand Haven, Michigan agreed to remove a 48 foot cross that had been displayed periodically on a city-owned sand dune for 50…
  • Apr 28

    EEOC Sues Hospital Over Arbitrary Deadline For Religious Accommodation Request

    EEOC Sues Hospital Over Arbitrary Deadline For Religious Accommodation Request
    The EEOC announced today that it has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against Mission Hospital based in Asheville, North Carolina.  At issue are requests by 3 employees for religious exemptions from the hospital's requirement…
  • Apr 28

    Alabama City Outlaws Restroom Use Conforming To Gender Identity That Differs From Birth Certificate

    Alabama City Outlaws Restroom Use Conforming To Gender Identity That Differs From Birth Certificate
    In the latest chapter in the "bathroom wars," on Tuesday the Oxford, Alabama City Council unanimously passed Ordinance No. 2016-18 (full text) barring anyone from using rest rooms or changing facilities that do not correspond to the gender…
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Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Apr 28

    Academic Success Position at Creighton

    Academic Success Position at Creighton
    Job Title: Visiting or Resident Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Academic Success Location: Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska Position Type: Non-Tenure Track, one or two-year contract, Full-time, 12 months (Exempt)…
  • Apr 27

    Report from the New York Academic Support Workshop

    Report from the New York Academic Support Workshop
    New York Academic Support Workshop The April 15th New York Academic Support Workshop organized by Linda Feldman and Kris Franklin was a resounding success. The morning “Topic Session” focused on “Incorporating New (or Newer) Learning…
  • Apr 27

    The Dog Ate My Homework - Really

    The Dog Ate My Homework - Really
    It seems that the closer students get to crunch time and deadlines, the more problems, errors, and mishaps that occur. Here are some end-of-the semester laments students have told me over recent years: My laptop crashed, so I lost all...
Rank this Week: 1028

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Apr 28

    Waukesha Diversion Application Inches Closer To Conditional Approval, But State Law Questions Remain

    Waukesha Diversion Application Inches Closer To Conditional Approval, But State Law Questions Remain
    Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly and Racine Mayor John Dickert visited Marquette Law School on February 4 for a wide-ranging conversation about Waukesha’s application to divert water from Lake Michigan pursuant to the Great Lakes…
  • Apr 27

    Author Says Urban Progress Requires “Durable” Policy

    Author Says Urban Progress Requires “Durable” Policy
    A few phrases provide a taste of the serious serving of thoughts about urban centers in America offered by Patrick Sharkey, a sociology professor at New York University, at an “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program at Marquette…
  • Apr 25

    Should College Athletes Be Paid to Play?

    Should College Athletes Be Paid to Play?
    On April 19th I participated in a lively panel discussion debating the pros and cons of paying Division I Football Bowl Championship football and men’s basketball players for their services, hosted by The Ohio State University Sports…
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Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Apr 28

    Student Group at Harvard Law Calls for Ending Tuition

    Student Group at Harvard Law Calls for Ending Tuition
    From the Harvard Crimson: In the most recent wave of activism at the Law School, some students are calling on the school to eliminate tuition completely as part of their new campaign for financial justice. Members of the group Reclaim...
  • Apr 28

    What is Professional Identity?

    What is Professional Identity?
    Hi, I just received the latest newsletter from CEFLER (the Center for Ethical Formation and Legal Education Reform), which contains a good description of professional identity: Director's Greeting What is Professional Identity? Professional…
  • Apr 27

    What Do Junior Law Associates Do at Work?

    What Do Junior Law Associates Do at Work?
    Mostly, they read. That is the conclusion of an extensive three year study. Ann Sinsheimer & David Herring, Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals. From the abstract: The…
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Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    At least 38 civilians were killed and dozens more were injured in a eruption of violence throughout Aleppo. According to Agence-France Presse, “an upsurge in fighting in Aleppo, Syria’s pre-war commercial hub, has killed at least…
  • Apr 28

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast: ICCE Panel on Encryption and National Security

    Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast: ICCE Panel on Encryption and National Security
    No holds are barred as a freewheeling panel of cryptographers and security pros duke it out with me and the Justice Department over going dark, exceptional access, and the Apple-FBI conflict. Among the combatants: Patrick Henry, a notable…
  • Apr 28

    Bob Litt on "The Fourth Amendment in the Information Age"

    Bob Litt on "The Fourth Amendment in the Information Age"
    Office of the Director of National Intelligence General Counsel Robert Litt has published a new essay in The Yale Law Journal that will likely be of interest to Lawfare readers. Entitled "The Fourth Amendment in the…
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Prof's Email To 1Ls Who Skipped Class:Con Law Is Way More Important Than Legal Writing Paper; 'Get Your Asses In Gear'

    Prof's Email To 1Ls Who Skipped Class:Con Law Is Way More Important Than Legal Writing Paper; 'Get Your Asses In Gear'
    Above the Law, Con Law Professor Has Meltdown In Email Blast To Students: Look, being a law professor is rough. Especially if one finds himself teaching a gaggle of Younglings who don’t quite yet “Think Like A Lawyer". ... [W]e…
  • Apr 28

    How Big Is The Income Tax Gap In Your State?

    How Big Is The Income Tax Gap In Your State?
    HowMuch.net, How Big is the Income Tax Gap in Your State?: Most states have progressive tax systems: high-income earners pay a higher percentage of their income in tax. But some states are fiscally more progressive than others, resulting in a…
  • Apr 28

    The Intersection Of EU State Aid And U.S. Tax Deferral

    The Intersection Of EU State Aid And U.S. Tax Deferral
    Romero J.S. Tavares, Bret N. Bogenschneider & Marta Pankiv (Vienna University), The Intersection of EU State Aid and U.S. Tax Deferral: A Spectacle of Fireworks, Smoke, and Mirrors, 21 Fla. Tax Rev. ___ (2017): The Advance Pricing…
Rank this Week: 21

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    U.S. v. Adebimpe (9th Cir. - April 28, 2016)

    U.S. v. Adebimpe (9th Cir. - April 28, 2016)
    Woo-hoo!  The Ninth Circuit has published nothing for nearly a week.  Nothing last Friday.  Nothing on Monday and Tuesday.  A brief order yesterday that simply took a case en banc.  (To Judge Kozinski's likely…
  • Apr 27

    Abuemeira v. Stephens (Cal. Ct. App. - April 27, 2016)

    Abuemeira v. Stephens (Cal. Ct. App. - April 27, 2016)
    Today's apparently Rich People's Lawsuit Day in the California Court of Appeal.Defendants and plaintiff are neighbors in a gated community in Bell Canyon.  Here are the things to which everyone agrees:  Defendants are driving a car,…
  • Apr 27

    Boxer v. City of [Redacted] (Cal. Ct. App. - April 26, 2016)

    Boxer v. City of [Redacted] (Cal. Ct. App. - April 26, 2016)
    The City plants 31 very pretty redwood trees in a local park.  Some homeowners in the area are not happy, however.  Because when those trees grow, they'll partially block the existing views of the City (and some other pretty things)…
Rank this Week: 148

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: 113

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    Constructing Constitutional Authority

    Constructing Constitutional Authority
    Governor Greg Abbott of Texas is in the news again.  After endorsing Sandy's project of calling for a constitutional convention, he recently spoke at an event on the state's challenge to the President's plan on illegal immigration and…
  • Apr 28

    Chomsky and Moral Philosophy

    Chomsky and Moral Philosophy
    Some Balkinization readers might be interested in "Chomsky and Moral Philosophy," a new paper I recently posted to SSRN.  It will appear in the second edition of The Cambridge Companion to Chomsky (J. McGilvray, ed.), which is due…
  • Apr 25

    Can Originalists Promote Originalism through Strategic Judging?

    Can Originalists Promote Originalism through Strategic Judging?
    Over at Law and Liberty, Steve Smith wonders how it might be possible to give nonoriginalist judges, especially on the left, incentives to decide more cases according to originalism. His solution: "reactivism." After the Supreme Court decides…
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Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

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

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Apr 28

    May Cheng (aka my spouse) is the 2016 Recipient of the WLAO President’s Award

    May Cheng (aka my spouse) is the 2016 Recipient of the WLAO President’s Award
    My super amazing spouse, May Cheng, has been recognized again for her tireless work on behalf of marginalized communities and her contributions to the legal community. I posted her recent induction into the University of Ottawa Law Common Law…
  • Apr 21

    Ontario Government Violated Charter With “Ill Conceived” Bill 115

    Ontario Government Violated Charter With “Ill Conceived” Bill 115
    April 21, 2016 The Ontario government’s legislation restricting collective bargaining and the right to strike of hundreds of school board employees, including teachers and administrative workers, violated those workers’ right to…
  • Apr 14

    LLM: Contemporary Issues in Labour Law

    LLM: Contemporary Issues in Labour Law
    Here are some links I may refer to during the seminar. Thursday night:  Minority Unionism Key sections of NLRA, OLRA for comparison purposes Friday:  Changing Workplaces Review Quick Summary of Union and Business Submissions…
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Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Apr 28

    U.S. Looks to Extend Security Reach

    U.S. Looks to Extend Security Reach
    Despite the likelihood that the U.S. Congress once again struggles to pass a long-term FAA reauthorization bill in a timely fashion, there is bipartisan support for legislation that would empower the TSA to play a more active role regarding…
  • Apr 27

    Return to CAB Era?

    Return to CAB Era?
    A curious NY Times story from earlier this week, Start-Up Airline Idles on a California Runway, Stymied by Bureaucracy, describes the complaints of a 95 year-old entrepreneur who has been thus far unable to secure an operating certificate for…
  • Apr 15

    U.S. Finally Approves Foreign Air Carrier Permit for NAI

    U.S. Finally Approves Foreign Air Carrier Permit for NAI
    The U.S. Department of Transportation today issued a show cause order proposing that Norwegian Air International (NAI), an Ireland-based subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS), be granted a foreign air carrier permit that will allow it to…
Rank this Week: 1048

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Apr 28

    Weisbord on Copyright Holders, Publicity Rights Holders, and the First Amendment

    Weisbord on Copyright Holders, Publicity Rights Holders, and the First Amendment
    Reid K. Weisbord, Rutgers Law School (Newark), is publishing A Copyright Right of Publicity in volume 84 of the Fordham Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. This Article identifies a striking asymmetry in the law’s disparate treatment…
  • Apr 27

    Hofhenke on the Fourth Amendment in the Coming Drone Age

    Hofhenke on the Fourth Amendment in the Coming Drone Age
    Brooke Hofhenke, American University College of Law, is publishing The Fourth Amendment in the Coming Drone Age in the Dartmouth Law Journal. Here is the abstract. Drones have exploded in popularity over the last few years for both the…
  • Apr 27

    Brinton on Racist Language and Censorship in the Media

    Brinton on Racist Language and Censorship in the Media
    Hal Brinton, University of Leeds, is publishing Racist Language and Censorship in the Media in the Westlaw Insight Encyclopedia (Sweet & Maxwell, 2015). Here is the abstract. This article explores the varied regulation across different…
Rank this Week: 59

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Apr 28

    Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation - Part II - Lead Lawyers as Settlement Gatekeeper

    Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation - Part II - Lead Lawyers as Settlement Gatekeeper
    In my first post on Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation, I noted that lead lawyers and defendants seem to benefit in tandem from the settlements they negotiate. This second post, Part II, explains how repeat players on both plaintiff and…
  • Apr 21

    Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation

    Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation
    I've spent the better part of the past year and a half analyzing the publicly available nonclass aggregate settlements that have taken place in multidistrict litigation alongside leadership appointments, common-benefit fees, and, where…
  • Apr 21

    VW Agreement in Principle with DOJ

    VW Agreement in Principle with DOJ
    Coverage of the latest updates on VW's agreement with the Department of Justice can be found here, here, and here.
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PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

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

    Are we more like Argentina or Russia?

    Are we more like Argentina or Russia?
    A question I have been mulling for a while now is whether the US is likely to make a serious attempt at some point in the future to hold former government officials accountable for sanctioning arguably unlawful interrogation techniques…
  • Apr 28

    Jury Love

    Jury Love
    The jury trial is dying. Plea bargains resolve approximately 97% of criminal cases in federal courts and 94% of cases in state courts. In civil cases, the percentage of jury trials is even lower. In federal courts, less than 1% of civil cases…
  • Apr 28

    SEALS Prospective Law Teachers Workshop

    SEALS Prospective Law Teachers Workshop
    Each year, the Southeast Association of Law Schools (SEALS) hosts a Prospective Law Teachers Workshop, which provides opportunities for aspiring law teachers to network and participate in mock interviews and mock job talks — prior to the…
Rank this Week: 26

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    LL.M. Program in Immigration and Nationality Law

    LL.M. Program in Immigration and Nationality Law
    Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, currently and firmly established as one of the nation’s most diverse law schools, will offer a master of laws (LL.M.) program in immigration and naturalization law beginning in the…
  • Apr 28

    FBI arrests brother of San Bernardino terrorist and 2 others on marriage fraud charge

    FBI arrests brother of San Bernardino terrorist and 2 others on marriage fraud charge
    Richard Winton and James Queally of the Los Angeles Times report that federal agents arrested three people, including the older brother of San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, on charges of marriage fraud, conspiracy and lying to federal…
  • Apr 28

    Throwback Thursday: James C. Romo and Richard Avila

    Throwback Thursday: James C. Romo and Richard Avila
    A not-very-throwback photo of James C. Romo In 1976, Editor-in-Chief James C. Romo and Executive Associate Editor Richard Avila published their article The Undocumented Worker: The Controversy Takes a New Turn, 3 Chicana/o Latina/o Law Review…
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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/
  • Apr 28

    "Brainy Award" Winners Examine US Human Rights Issue

    "Brainy Award" Winners Examine US Human Rights Issue
    Last week, the Carnegie Corporation announced this year's 33 Carnegie Fellows, winners of the so-called "Brainy Awards." The good news, as these awards reveal, is that many of the best brains in the country are focusing their work on…
  • Apr 27

    LGBT Update - Moving Forward With Irony

    LGBT Update - Moving Forward With Irony
    Last week the federal appeals court for the 4th Circuit ruled that a Virginia student could sue his school board for prohibiting him from using the bathroom matching his gender identity. The Court found that the prohibition imposed upon…
  • Apr 26

    The Right to Housing for the Formerly Incacerated: Offering a Fair Chance and a Fresh Start

    The Right to Housing for the Formerly Incacerated: Offering a Fair Chance and a Fresh Start
    by Joanne Kamuf Ward Columbia Human Rights Institute Approximately one in every three U.S. adults has a criminal record – roughly the same number of people that hold a four year college degree. The impacts are staggering. The ongoing…
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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Apr 28

    Textualism and White Collar Crime

    Textualism and White Collar Crime
    A wonderful article appeared in the NYLJ back in March concerning textualism in white collar law. Authors Elkan Abramowitz and Jonathan Sack remark on the broadly worded statutes one finds in the white collar arsenal, and how Justice Scalia…
  • Apr 25

    Supremes Take A Bank Fraud Case

    Supremes Take A Bank Fraud Case
    The United States Supreme Court accepted cert this morning in Shaw v. United States here. In 2014 the Court had looked at section 1344(2) of the bank fraud statute. (Loughrin v. United States). In contrast to Loughrin, this new case...
  • Apr 20

    Silver's Alleged Extramarital Affairs to be Considered at Sentencing

    Silver's Alleged Extramarital Affairs to be Considered at Sentencing
    Judge Valerie Caproni, the Southern District of New York judge presiding over the case of convicted former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, has unsealed papers submitted by United States Attorney Preet Bharara alleging that the…
Rank this Week: 163

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Apr 28

    American Society of International Law Announces Five Helton Fellow

    American Society of International Law Announces Five Helton Fellow
    The American Society of International Law (ASIL) has announced the five students and young professional winners of its 2016 Helton Fellowships for projects in international law, the twelfth class of Helton Fellows. Selected from a pool of…
  • Apr 27

    Congratulations to Professor Cindy Buy

    Congratulations to Professor Cindy Buy
    Professor Cindy Buys of Southern Illinois University School of Law, a co-editor on the International Law Prof Blog, has just been awarded the 2016 SIU Law Excellence Award for Outstanding Scholar. Congratulations, Cindy! (mew)
  • Apr 27

    Visiting Legal Writing Professor

    Visiting Legal Writing Professor
    Not an international law job, but hey, a job's a job! THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for one or more Visiting Assistant Professor of Legal Writing positions in its J.D. program, beginning in the fall of...
Rank this Week: 761

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 102

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

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

    Deferred cat exchange with a famous neighbor

    Deferred cat exchange with a famous neighbor
    I won't give the name, because that would be creepy, but there's a famous person living on our block - famous enough to have drawn, not just tourists,but also paparazzi.  Let's just call this famous person FP.I see FP occasionally on the…
  • Apr 27

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 13: Jane Gravelle's "Policy Options to Address Corporate Profit-Shifting: Carrots or Sticks?"

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 13: Jane Gravelle's "Policy Options to Address Corporate Profit-Shifting: Carrots or Sticks?"
    Yesterday Jane Gravelle presented the above paper, which she actually wrote for our session.  It addresses possible responses to profit-shifting by U.S. multinationals, either via carrots or sticks.  The carrots, or incentives to…
  • Apr 27

    Measurement error?

    Measurement error?
    I felt reasonably strong on the elliptical machine today (trying to work off yesterday's colloquium meals), but I hadn't thought my heartbeat was quite that low.
Rank this Week: 1019

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Apr 28

    A Look at the Latest Mortgage Foreclosure Data: On the Rise

    A Look at the Latest Mortgage Foreclosure Data: On the Rise
    (Source: TRACReport) The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), housed at Syracuse University, is a super helpful organization that I've used for a number of years now. The group issues TracReports that provide free monthly…
  • Apr 24

    Odinet on the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Mortgage Contract

    Odinet on the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac Mortgage Contract
    Chris Odinet (Southern) has posted The Unfinished Business of Dodd-Frank: Reforming the Mortgage Contract (SMU Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: The standard residential mortgage contract is due for a reappraisal. The goals of…
  • Apr 24

    2016 Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) Teaching Conference: Sept 30-Oct 1

    2016 Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) Teaching Conference: Sept 30-Oct 1
    Please see the attached call for panels and papers for the 2016 Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) Teaching Conference! Proposals are due by June 15, 2016. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago this fall! Friday and Saturday,...
Rank this Week: 106

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 394

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Apr 28

    Visiting Tax Professor Position at Tulane

    Visiting Tax Professor Position at Tulane
    Hello, everyone - I'm passing this along in case any of our readers have an interest, or know anyone who might have an interest. And if anyone needs convincing as to why they should spend a semester or a year...
  • Apr 27

    Old Dog, New Tricks: Acquiring Empirical Skill

    Old Dog, New Tricks: Acquiring Empirical Skill
    The shimmering mirage of summer has cast its spell on me, which means I am laboring under the delusion that I will have so much more time to do the thinking, learning, and writing that I want to be doing....
  • Apr 26

    Top Five Best Beers "Created" By Law

    Top Five Best Beers "Created" By Law
    Beer is good. It's an opinion based on serious research. A lot of beer laws are not good. They often restrict beer distribution, limits sales, and generally make it harder for us to access good beverages. There have been some...
Rank this Week: 346

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 222

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Kossis on the "Define and Punish" Clause

    Kossis on the "Define and Punish" Clause
    Lyle David Kossis, McGuireWoods LLP, has posted The Define and Punish Clause and the Political Question Doctrine, which is forthcoming in volume 68 of the Hastings Law Journal:The Constitution gives Congress the power to “define and…
  • Apr 28

    Hiring Update: Brady to UVA Law

    Hiring Update: Brady to UVA Law
    CreditMore good news to report on the hiring front (via Prawfsblawg): Maureen (Molly) Brady will join the faculty at the University of Virginia School of Law this fall.Maureen Brady is a graduate of Yale Law School and a former associate at…
  • Apr 27

    Loyola-NO Seeks a Medieval Europe VAP

    Loyola-NO Seeks a Medieval Europe VAP
    [Via H-Law, we have word of the following announcement.]The Department of History at Loyola University New Orleans is seeking applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the history of Medieval Europe. Applicants must be…
Rank this Week: 28

GreenLaw

GreenLaw

provide information, context, and commentary on current events and developments in the field of environmental law. By Pace University School of Law's environmental law program.

http://greenlaw.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Apr 28

    Carbon Tax based on Social Cost of Carbon: Cost Benefit Analysis in Disguise?

    Carbon Tax based on Social Cost of Carbon: Cost Benefit Analysis in Disguise?
    David Robert’s second installment of his ruminations on carbon taxes is out here, and is worth a read. Shorter David Roberts: a $10 per ton carbon tax based on low estimates of the social cost of carbon is still well beyond what U.S.…
  • Apr 22

    Earth Week, Tax Week, Carbon Tax

    Earth Week, Tax Week, Carbon Tax
    I see that both David Roberts and Paul Krugman have been writing about carbon pricing — specifically carbon taxes — this week as a mechanism to achieve the dramatic energy transition needed to address climate change.  To be…
  • Feb 20

    Cataloguing Impacts Of The Shale Boom: A Foundation For Local Governance

    Cataloguing Impacts Of The Shale Boom: A Foundation For Local Governance
    Pace Law School’s Land Use Law Center and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (F&ES) are collaborating to identify the distinctly local impacts of hydraulic fracturing and how local governments can respond where…
Rank this Week: 3647

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Issue: Amsterdam Law Forum

    New Issue: Amsterdam Law Forum
    The latest issue of the Amsterdam Law Forum (Vol. 8, no. 1, Spring 2016) is out. Contents include: Scientific ArticlesAhmed Khayre, Politics of Justice, Human Rights and Reconciliation in the Collapsed State of SomaliaStella Ageli, Private…
  • Apr 28

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 20, no. 5, 2016) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: Terrorism Investigations and Prosecutions in Comparative LawFrancesca Galli, Valsamis Mitsilegas & Clive Walker,…
  • Apr 28

    Faude: Von Konkurrenz zu Arbeitsteilung: Komplexität und Dynamik im Zusammenspiel internationaler Institutionen

    Faude: Von Konkurrenz zu Arbeitsteilung: Komplexität und Dynamik im Zusammenspiel internationaler Institutionen
    Benjamin Faude (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)) has published Von Konkurrenz zu Arbeitsteilung: Komplexität und Dynamik im Zusammenspiel internationaler Institutionen (Campus 2016). Here's the abstract: Das…
Rank this Week: 30