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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 
  • Jul 27

    IVR World Congre

    IVR World Congre
    No description is available at this time.
  • Jul 13

    Champion of Champion

    Champion of Champion
    No description is available at this time.
Rank this Week: 885

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Aug 4

    Hiring: Dispute Resolution Prof

    Hiring: Dispute Resolution Prof
    Job postings for the next appointments cycle are dribbling out, and I’ve come across two postings indicating an interest in Dispute Resolution candidates – Arkansas and Willamette.  And if you count “skills courses…
  • Aug 3

    Smile!??

    Smile!??
    When I lived in Los Angeles it felt like some stranger or another was constantly ordering me to “smile!” I was a criminal defense lawyer with the Los Angeles Public Defender which meant I regularly struggled with seeing people at…
  • Aug 1

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 4

    Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 4
    This conversation started with my post about planned early dispute resolution (PEDR). My friend, Peter Benner, and I exchanged comments in that post.  Here are links to Part 2-ish and Part 3 in this conversation.…
Rank this Week: 1455

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

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 4

    IP Laws and the Meaning of "Copy"

    IP Laws and the Meaning of "Copy"
    Peter K. Yu, Texas A&M University School of Law, is publishing The Copy in Copyright in Intellectual Property and Access to IM/Material Goods (Jessica C. Lai and Antoinette Maget Dominice eds.; Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016). Here is the…
  • Aug 4

    The Supreme Court's Categorical Free Speech Doctrine

    The Supreme Court's Categorical Free Speech Doctrine
    Alexander Tsesis, Loyola University (Chicago) School of Law, is publishing The Categorical Free Speech Doctrine and Contextualization in volume 65 of the Emory Law Journal (2015). Here is the abstract. This article analyzes the impact of the…
  • Aug 3

    Dungeons & Dragons Lawsuit Dropped; Parties Move Forward With "D&D" Film

    Dungeons & Dragons Lawsuit Dropped; Parties Move Forward With "D&D" Film
    From The Hollywood Reporter's Eriq Gardner: the parties on opposite sides of the Dungeons & Dragons litigation (Warner Brothers, Hasbro, and Sweetpea Entertainment) have decided to come together to create a new movie that will…
Rank this Week: 127

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 4

    Inconvenient truths on merger retrospective studie

    Inconvenient truths on merger retrospective studie
    Greg Werden, DOJ argues Inconvenient truths on merger retrospective studies. ABSTRACT: Inconvenient truths prevent econometric merger retrospective studies from substantially altering our understanding of competitive effects from horizontal…
  • Aug 4

    Ginsburg and Wright on FRAND in Japan

    Ginsburg and Wright on FRAND in Japan
    Some of you might remember the Alphaville song Big in Japan from the 1980s (proving that the band that brought us Forever Young was a two hit wonder, not a one hit wonder). What is big in Japan now? The...
  • Aug 4

    Ginsburg and Wright on FRAND in Japan

    Ginsburg and Wright on FRAND in Japan
    Some of you might remember the Alphaville song Big in Japan from the 1980s (proving that the band that brought us Forever Young was a two hit wonder, not a one hit wonder). What is big in Japan now? The...
Rank this Week: 40

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Aug 4

    2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
    The United Nations will adopt a 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
  • Aug 3

    International Law Association will Meet in South Africa in August 2016

    International Law Association will Meet in South Africa in August 2016
    The 77th Biennial Conference of the International Law Association will take place one year from now on August 7- 11, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference theme will be 'International Law and State Practice: Is there a…
  • Aug 1

    International Court of Justice Schedules Public Hearings in Two Case

    International Court of Justice Schedules Public Hearings in Two Case
    The International Court of Justice has scheduled public hearings for October in two pending matters: In the case of Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) - Preliminary…
Rank this Week: 4489

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/
  • Aug 4

    Lippke on Attempts and Renunciation

    Lippke on Attempts and Renunciation
    Richard L. Lippke (Indiana University) has posted Attempts and Renunciations (Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 12 (2015): 615-31) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Sometimes individuals come very close to acting on criminal intentions only to…
  • Aug 3

    Caldwell on Miller v. Alabama as a Watershed Procedural Rule

    Caldwell on Miller v. Alabama as a Watershed Procedural Rule
    Beth Caldwell (Southwestern Law School) has posted Miller v. Alabama as a Watershed Procedural Rule: The Case for Retroactivity (Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 9, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Three years ago, in Miller v.…
  • Aug 3

    Kim on Underestimating the Trial Penalty

    Kim on Underestimating the Trial Penalty
    Andrew Chongseh Kim (Concordia University School of Law) has posted Underestimating the Trial Penalty: An Empirical Analysis of the Federal Trial Penalty and Critique of the Abrams Study (Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 84, No. 5, 2015) on…
Rank this Week: 130

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 4

    Filipino Immigrants in the United State

    Filipino Immigrants in the United State
    This Migration Information Source Spotlight looks at Filipino immigrants in the United States. Filipino immigrants constitute one of the largest foreign-born groups in the United States. Since 1990, the Philippines has been consistently among…
  • Aug 4

    At the Movies: Facing Fear

    At the Movies: Facing Fear
    In the documentary Facing Fear, we see a former neo-Nazi skinhead and the gay victim of his hate crime meet by chance 25 years later, reconcile, and collaborate in educational presentations. In this Academy Award-nominated short documentary,…
  • Aug 4

    Small LA Area City Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Participate in Government

    Small LA Area City Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Participate in Government
    The Los Angeles Times reports on Huntington Park, a small city in the Los Angeles, on its efforts to integrate undocumented immigrants into municipal government. Julian Zatarain arrived from Mexico in 2007 when he was 13. The 21-year-old…
Rank this Week: 45

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 355

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Aug 4

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 201 The Law, Economics, and Psychology of Manipulation Eric A. Posner University of Chicago - Law School 2 157 After the Revolution:…
  • Aug 3

    Weekly News Roundup

    Weekly News Roundup
    In the continuing fallout from Donald Trump's Presidential candidacy (photo right by Michael Vadon via Wikimedia Commons), Trump is now suing celebrity chef Jose Andres. According to the Washington Times, Andres was to open a restaurant in…
  • Aug 2

    The Legal War on Traditional Cable Companies Continue

    The Legal War on Traditional Cable Companies Continue
    Remember Aereo, the company trying to provide select TV programs and movies using alternatives to traditional cable TV programming? That company went bankrupt after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year. A federal court in Los Angeles just…
Rank this Week: 788

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Aug 4

    Can Anything Happen in U.S. Politics Without a Forcing Event?

    Can Anything Happen in U.S. Politics Without a Forcing Event?
    by Neil H. BuchananThe annual scholarly conference of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) was held last week in Boca Raton, Florida.  As has become her custom, Professor Jennifer Bird-Pollan of the University of Kentucky…
  • Aug 3

    Supreme Court Transparency (Or Lack Thereof)

    Supreme Court Transparency (Or Lack Thereof)
    By Eric SegallOn Wednesday of last week I co-moderated (along with Eric Berger) a panel on Supreme Court transparency at the Southeastern Association of American Law Schools (SEALS) conference. It was a fascinating discussion covering mostly…
  • Aug 1

    Cecil, Hercules, Leo, and Billions of Unnamed Animal

    Cecil, Hercules, Leo, and Billions of Unnamed Animal
    by Michael DorfAmidst the furor over dentist Walter Palmer's killing of Cecil the Lion, on Wednesday a New York trial court judge ruled against the Nonhuman Rights Project's habeas corpus action on behalf of two chimpanzees--Hercules and…
Rank this Week: 668

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 88

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

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

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 396

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 4

    Article On The Betrayed (?) Wills Of Kafka And Brod

    Article On The Betrayed (?) Wills Of Kafka And Brod
    Nili Cohen ( Professor, Tel-Aviv University) recently published an article entitled, The Betrayed (?) Wills of Kafka and Brod, 27 Law & Lit. 1-21 (2015). Provided below is an abstract of the article: The endeavor to trace the will of...
  • Aug 4

    Mississippi Requires Willful Conduct To Trigger Slayer Statute

    Mississippi Requires Willful Conduct To Trigger Slayer Statute
    One day, upset that his mother was leaving, John Armstrong took a mallet and attacked his mother which resulted in her death. He confessed to the killing and, as a result, saw his siblings seek to exclude him from his...
  • Aug 4

    Girl Adopted By Stepfather Entitled to Biological Father's Retirement Plan

    Girl Adopted By Stepfather Entitled to Biological Father's Retirement Plan
    When Austin Hardy died, he left behind a retirement plan that was administered by his employer but did not have a named death beneficiary. As a result, his employer followed the plan's procedure and transferred the proceeds to Hardy's…
Rank this Week: 76

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 4

    Rakove on the Constitution on YouTube

    Rakove on the Constitution on YouTube
    Stanford has posted on its YouTube channel six lectures by Jack Rakove on “the history and future of the U.S. Constitution” from his course "The Constitution: A Brief History.”  The Stanford Humanities Center's notice…
  • Aug 4

    YLS Legal History Forum, 2015-16

    YLS Legal History Forum, 2015-16
    [Here’s the line-up for the Yale Law School Legal History Forum for 2015-16.  We’ll add a link once it becomes available. “As always,” we are told, “events are open to everyone.”  H/t: Noah…
  • Aug 3

    LHR 33:3

    LHR 33:3
    Here’s the TOC for Law and History Review 33:3 (August 2015):Legacies of British Colonial Violence: Viewing Kenyan Detention Camps through the Hanslope Disclosure, by Aoife DuffyA “Manifest Violation” of the Rights of…
Rank this Week: 56

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Aug 4

    Map of the Day: The World's Most Compicated Border Dispute End

    Map of the Day: The World's Most Compicated Border Dispute End
    The Washington Post has a great story on the end of a profoundly complicated border problem between India and Bangladesh: An agreement for a land swap was reached in 1974, but India did not ratify it. In 2011, however, a...
  • Aug 3

    Marc Poirier (1952-2015)

    Marc Poirier (1952-2015)
    Ugh. I've just received the gutting news that Marc Poirier has passed away. Marc was a stalwart of the property community: creative, involved, generous with his time, and extremely kind to young scholars. He will be missed. Thanks to Ezra...
  • Aug 3

    PEW Charitable Trusts on Heirs' Property

    PEW Charitable Trusts on Heirs' Property
    The PEW Charitable Trusts has published a good overview of heirs' property. The piece gives the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act a very favorable review.
Rank this Week: 129

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/
  • Aug 4

    Making Bar Counsel's Job Harder

    Making Bar Counsel's Job Harder
    The District of Board on Professional Responsibility has recommended that an attorney who had misappropriated entrusted funds and failed to participate in the disciplinary proceedings be disbarred. Nothing remarkable about that result but my…
  • Aug 3

    D.C. BPR: No Moral Turpitude, No Suspension, For Felony Hit-And-Run

    D.C. BPR: No Moral Turpitude, No Suspension, For Felony Hit-And-Run
    The report of the District of Columbia Board of Professional Responsibility in the case of Wayne Rohde, Board Docket No. D347-05, has been filed. You may remember the case - it involves an attorney who drove from the District of...
  • Aug 3

    Unneighborly Threat

    Unneighborly Threat
    The California Bar Journal reports a six-month suspension with credit for time served and probation for these incident In the first incident, on Oct. 16, 2011, a police officer saw Sterkin yelling obscenities at people and shattering wine…
Rank this Week: 423

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/
  • Aug 4

    LA Times Hammers Unaccredited Law School

    LA Times Hammers Unaccredited Law School
    The critiques of ABA accredited law schools are well known. Now the LA Times is exploring the world of California unaccredited law schools. Turns out that that nearly 9 out of 10 students who enroll in one of California's 22...
  • Aug 3

    Faculty Hiring: Texas Tech

    Faculty Hiring: Texas Tech
    From an email that I received earlier today: Texas Tech University School of Law invites applications from exceptional individuals for a tenured or tenure-track position teaching Criminal Law, and related courses. Applicants must possess a…
  • Aug 3

    Faculty Hiring: South Dakota

    Faculty Hiring: South Dakota
    From an email message I received earlier today: Director Position The University of South Dakota School of Law may have an opening for a Director of Experiential Learning either at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor level. It will likely…
Rank this Week: 112

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Aug 4

    DNA, Brady, and More Bail Letters From Adnan's Classmate

    DNA, Brady, and More Bail Letters From Adnan's Classmate
    In yesterday's Addendum Episode of the Undisclosed Podcast, I talked a bit about the symbiotic relationship between Adnan's eventual DNA petition and his developing Brady claims. In this post, I will expand upon this point and also provide…
  • Aug 3

    Critiquing the State's Argument that Adnan Presented Very Few Bail Letters From His Classmate

    Critiquing the State's Argument that Adnan Presented Very Few Bail Letters From His Classmate
    As we noted on Episode 7 of the Undisclosed Podcast, the prosecution made the following argument at Adnan's bail review hearing on March 31, 1999: This seems to be yet another unsupported argument made by the prosecution. Let's start with...
  • Aug 2

    Murder Case is First Knox County Case to Involve Drive Test Analysis of Cell Tower Ping

    Murder Case is First Knox County Case to Involve Drive Test Analysis of Cell Tower Ping
    Here's an interesting story about a murder case out of Tennessee. According to the article, In a legal first for Knox County, a judge will allow testimony on a controversial FBI cellular analysis method in the case of a man...
Rank this Week: 733

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/
  • Aug 4

    iPhones, the FBI, and Going Dark.

    iPhones, the FBI, and Going Dark.
    What follows is a guest post from Nicholas Weaver, a computer security researcher at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley: Properly configured, an iOS device is perhaps the most secure, general purpose communication device…
  • Aug 4

    Checks and Balances From Abroad

    Checks and Balances From Abroad
    I just posted a short piece to SSRN entitled, “Checks and Balances from Abroad.”  The piece, written for a University of Chicago Law School symposium on national security, technology, and the separation of powers, engages…
  • Aug 4

    Jihadology Podcast: 'Boko Haram' Transitions to The Islamic State in West Africa with Jacob Zenn

    Jihadology Podcast: 'Boko Haram' Transitions to The Islamic State in West Africa with Jacob Zenn
    In this episode Aaron talks to Jacob Zenn about the group commonly referred to as Boko Haram. They covered a variety of topics including: Background on Wilayat Gharb Ifriqiyya Misuse of the term Boko Haram to describe what is now called…
Rank this Week: 121

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 4

    New Issue: Global Environmental Politic

    New Issue: Global Environmental Politic
    The latest issue of Global Environmental Politics (Vol. 15, no. 3, August 2015) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: Advancing Comparative Climate Change Politics: Theory and Method Mark Purdon, IntroductionKathryn Harrison, International…
  • Aug 4

    Viñuales: International Investment Law and Natural Resources Governance

    Viñuales: International Investment Law and Natural Resources Governance
    Jorge E. Viñuales (Univ. of Cambridge - Law) has posted International Investment Law and Natural Resource Governance (in Research Handbook on International Law and Natural Resources, K. Kulovesi & E. Morgera eds., forthcoming).…
  • Aug 4

    Pollack: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and International Law

    Pollack: Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and International Law
    Mark A. Pollack (Temple Univ. - Political Science) has posted Who Supports International Law, and Why? The United States, the European Union, and International Law (International Journal of Constitutional Law, forthcoming). Here's the…
Rank this Week: 51

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

Edited by William D. Henderson, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, Michele DeStefano, Andrew Morris and Jerry Organ.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • Aug 4

    Metrics and Legal Ops Professional

    Metrics and Legal Ops Professional
    In a recent post, I urged readers to visit a legal department with a large legal operations staff. The goal? To see the future of modern corporate law practice. Fortunately, Bloomberg Law recently videotaped a legal ops panel moderated by...
  • Aug 1

    Legal Analytics to Build Substantive Legal Strategy

    Legal Analytics to Build Substantive Legal Strategy
    Lex Machina and Ravel Law are two start-ups in the legal analytics space. Per an invite that arrived in my email yesterday, these companies are collaborating on an upcoming webinar that shows lawyers how to use legal analytics to build...
  • Jul 29

    "Solicitors 'in denial' about threat from accountants"

    "Solicitors 'in denial' about threat from accountants"
    That's the headline from today's Law Society Gazette, the publication of record for solicitors in England and Wales. The UK is fairly far along in liberalization of its legal markets, progressing from the Clementi Report in 2004 to the…
Rank this Week: 2299

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/
  • Aug 4

    Call for GuestPrawfs, 2015-16

    Call for GuestPrawfs, 2015-16
    As the new school year looms, so does our annual need for a new slate of GuestPrawfs to keep this site moving. We are looking to fill slots beginning in November and for the rest of the academic year. If you are a past guest, please (please!)…
  • Aug 3

    Long time lurker, first time blogger

    Long time lurker, first time blogger
    Thanks Howard for the welcome. My tenure file closed a little over a month ago, so time to blog! Just a bit about myself so that we aren't complete strangers here. Rather than coffee, I start my day with a routine. I type p (prawfsblawg…
  • Aug 2

    Sex, Drugs and Other Vice

    Sex, Drugs and Other Vice
    I had the great pleasure of participating on a SEALS panel this morning discussing prostitution, prison sex, drugs, sin taxes and vice in general. Perfect material for a Sunday morning, right? Seth Stoughton (South Carolina) organized this…
Rank this Week: 53

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Aug 4

    Trial Judge Says He Cannot Force Mississippi to Follow Its School Funding Law

    Trial Judge Says He Cannot Force Mississippi to Follow Its School Funding Law
    Last week, trial judge, William Singletary, ruled that Mississippi is not required to fully fund the state's education budget. The budget, when fully funded, is calculated to distribute enough funds to allow each school district to meet…
  • Aug 4

    New York Times Story on Special Education Got It All Wrong Says Dan Losen

    New York Times Story on Special Education Got It All Wrong Says Dan Losen
    Last month, the New York Times ran a piece by Paul Morgan and George Farkas in which they claim, based on their recent study, that the conventional wisdom that minorities are over-identified as having disabilities is wrong. They argue they…
  • Aug 3

    Renewing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act: It's Down to Five People

    Renewing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act: It's Down to Five People
    Lauren Camera of Edweek reports that the conference process to reconcile the House and Senate bills to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act began this past Thursday. There are four people at the table: Senator Lamar…
Rank this Week: 283

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Aug 4

    Canadian Government Amends “Caretaker Rules” To Give Itself Power to Continue Negotiating TPP

    Canadian Government Amends “Caretaker Rules” To Give Itself Power to Continue Negotiating TPP
    This past weekend was a busy one politically as Canada was launched into a lengthy election campaign just as countries negotiating the latest round of Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations in Hawaii failed to conclude a deal. With reports…
  • Jul 29

    Is Canada Set to Cave on Copyright Term Extension in the TPP?

    Is Canada Set to Cave on Copyright Term Extension in the TPP?
    As the negotiations on the Trans Pacific Partnership continue in Hawaii, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a guest post I wrote on the implications of copyright term extension for Canada. The EFF has also launched a campaign…
  • Jul 28

    Mapping Out the CRTC Blueprint for Universal, Affordable Internet Acce

    Mapping Out the CRTC Blueprint for Universal, Affordable Internet Acce
    In the wake of nearly two decades of study, debate, task forces, and government programs, Canada's telecommunications regulator has begun to unveil its blueprint for ensuring that all Canadians have access to affordable, high-speed Internet…
Rank this Week: 595

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 50

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 4

    Judge Strikes Down Divorce Order - Wife's Partying Not Mental Cruelty

    Judge Strikes Down Divorce Order - Wife's Partying Not Mental Cruelty
    From The Times of India: The Bombay high court has in a marital dispute case ruled that a family court was wrong in granting divorce to a Navi Mumbai resident who had claimed that his wife used to party a...
  • Aug 3

    Virginia Man Arrested for Bigamy

    Virginia Man Arrested for Bigamy
    From WTVR.com: A Henrico man was charged with two counts of bigamy after his wife found out her husband had not divorced his previous wife before they got married. In fact, Frank Ernest Blake, Jr., 32, has been married three...
  • Aug 2

    Oklahoma Program Offers Amnesty for Overdue Child Support

    Oklahoma Program Offers Amnesty for Overdue Child Support
    From Times Record: Oklahoma has active arrest warrants for more than 11,000 parents for failure to pay child support and interest totaling more than $397 million. Those parents will be given an opportunity to work out payment schedules and…
Rank this Week: 226

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/
  • Aug 4

    On intuitions in metaphysics and ethics...

    On intuitions in metaphysics and ethics...
    ...and driving on the left. This is clever! (Thanks to Andrew Beck for the pointer.)
  • Aug 4

    The cost of applying to PhD program

    The cost of applying to PhD program
    Some familiar laments here, but what can actually be done? I assume fees and policies are set at the university, not departmental, level. Thoughts? (Thanks to Andrew Vierra for the pointer.)
  • Aug 3

    Where tenure-track faculty at the US "top 25" programs received their PhD, 2015-16 (1st draft)

    Where tenure-track faculty at the US "top 25" programs received their PhD, 2015-16 (1st draft)
    Here's where tenure-track faculty in 2015-16 (with the tenure home in philosophy) at the top 25 U.S. programs (list below the fold) earned their PhD or DPhil; the first number is the total number of graduates in tenure-track positions at...
Rank this Week: 169

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/
  • Aug 4

    Semeraro on Farsighted Originalism

    Semeraro on Farsighted Originalism
    Steven Semeraro (Thomas Jefferson School of Law) has posted Originally Meant to Live: Interpreting the Constitution's Elegant Specificities Through Farsighted Originalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Professor Semeraro's essay contends that…
  • Aug 4

    Tsesis on Free Speech Doctrine, Balancing, & Contextualization

    Tsesis on Free Speech Doctrine, Balancing, & Contextualization
    Alexander Tsesis (Loyola University Chicago School of Law) has posted The Categorical Free Speech Doctrine and Contextualization (Emory Law Journal, Vol. 65, No. 2, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article analyzes the impact of the…
  • Aug 3

    Redish & Heins on Premodern Constitutionalism

    Redish & Heins on Premodern Constitutionalism
    Martin H. Redish and Matthew Heins (Northwestern University - School of Law and Northwestern University - School of Law) have posted Premodern Constitutionalism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: When scholars traditionally debated issues of…
Rank this Week: 27

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 74

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 4

    Federal Disabilities Education Act Does Not Require Plan Tailored To Student's Religious Need

    Federal Disabilities Education Act Does Not Require Plan Tailored To Student's Religious Need
    In M.L. ex rel Leiman v. Starr, (D MD, Aug. 3, 2015), a Maryland federal district court held that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) does not require a public school system to take account of a student's…
  • Aug 4

    Egypt Will Close Down Restaurants That Prohibit Women From Wearing Hijab

    Egypt Will Close Down Restaurants That Prohibit Women From Wearing Hijab
    According to Egyptian Streets yesterday, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism Khaled Abbas Rami says he will close down any restaurants or tourism facilities that refuse service to women wearing hijabs (Muslim headscarves). Apparently a number…
  • Aug 4

    Sportscaster Sues Fox Sports Claiming Religious Discrimination

    Sportscaster Sues Fox Sports Claiming Religious Discrimination
    Yesterday former NFL player and sportscaster Craig James filed suit in a Texas state court against Fox Sports and various of its affiliates claiming religious discrimination in violation of the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act and breach…
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 4

    2016 Princeton Review's Best 380 College

    2016 Princeton Review's Best 380 College
    The Princeton Review has released The Best 380 Colleges -- 2016 Edition. According to the press release, the book contains 62 rankings based on surveys completed by 136,000 students at the 380 schools (358 per school) (methodology here),…
  • Aug 4

    ABA Approves Merger Of Rutgers-Camden And Rutgers-Newark Law School

    ABA Approves Merger Of Rutgers-Camden And Rutgers-Newark Law School
    Press Release, American Bar Association Approves Merger Creating Rutgers Law School: The Council of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar approved today the merger of Rutgers’ law schools…
  • Aug 4

    7th Circuit: Florida Coastal Law Grad Cannot Discharge $260,000 Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy

    7th Circuit: Florida Coastal Law Grad Cannot Discharge $260,000 Student Loan Debt In Bankruptcy
    The Seventh Circuit has affirmed decisions of a federal bankruptcy court and district court preventing a Marquette (MBA) and Florida Coastal (J.D.) graduate from discharging $260,000 in student loan debt in bankruptcy. Tetzlaff v. Educational…
Rank this Week: 58

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 4

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Research Deep Links to CanLII Shaunna Mireau To continue the theme from…
  • Aug 4

    The Law Schools and the Future of Indigenous Law in Canada

    The Law Schools and the Future of Indigenous Law in Canada
    The recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission have presented Canadian society with a set of urgent ‘calls to action.’ Two in particular require a response from the law schools, Recommendations 27 and 28, quoted in…
  • Aug 3

    Ontario WSIB Takes to Social Media!

    Ontario WSIB Takes to Social Media!
    Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has taken to Twitter in an attempt to reach the province’s young workers. The Board has launched a Twitter contest challenging workers between the ages of 15 and 24 to tag a…
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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/
  • Aug 4

    The Dark Side of Summer Vacation

    The Dark Side of Summer Vacation
    Jonathan Todres For most U.S. children, summer is a time of fun, a break from school. While play is important for physical, cognitive, and emotional development, summer does have its downside: summer learning loss. Research consistently finds…
  • Aug 3

    The Global Access to Justice Goal

    The Global Access to Justice Goal
    Risa Kaufman, Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, & David Udell, National Center for Access to Justice at Cardozo Law School Access to justice is now, quite literally, on the global agenda. The post-2015 Sustainable Development…
  • Aug 2

    Judge Announces Plan to Release Women and Juveniles from Immigrant Detention

    Judge Announces Plan to Release Women and Juveniles from Immigrant Detention
    On Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Dolly Gee announced her ruling that hundreds of women and children held in what she described a "deplorable" immigrant detention centers be released. Judge Gee has given the Obama Administration until…
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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
  • Aug 4

    Digital Research Literacies, part 2

    Digital Research Literacies, part 2
    ‘Literacies’ might suggest a basic set of competencies, one that’s highly teleological, but I mean the very opposite of it — a complex unbounded, uncertain collection of capabilities, awarenesses and moral…
  • Jul 29

    Digital research literacie

    Digital research literacie
    Before I head off back to Scotland, am giving a session to ANU College of Law staff on digital research literacies.  I’ve given it in various forms in various places (twice at IALS), but it’s never the same session. …
  • Jul 28

    Post-LETR, what’s the regulatory position on legal education in E+W?

    Post-LETR, what’s the regulatory position on legal education in E+W?
    In her recent visit to Australian law schools Jane Ching of Nottingham Law School, a co-author of LETR, spent a week as a Visitor at ANU College of Law, and with PEARL staff in particular.  We discussed how Nottingham Law School’s…
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Paul Maharg

Paul Maharg

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

http://paulmaharg.com/
  • Aug 4

    Digital Research Literacies, part 2

    Digital Research Literacies, part 2
    ‘Literacies’ might suggest a basic set of competencies, one that’s highly teleological, but I mean the very opposite of it — a complex unbounded, uncertain collection of capabilities, awarenesses and moral…
  • Jul 29

    Digital research literacie

    Digital research literacie
    Before I head off back to Scotland, am giving a session to ANU College of Law staff on digital research literacies.  I’ve given it in various forms in various places (twice at IALS), but it’s never the same session. …
  • Jul 28

    Post-LETR, what’s the regulatory position on legal education in E+W?

    Post-LETR, what’s the regulatory position on legal education in E+W?
    In her recent visit to Australian law schools Jane Ching of Nottingham Law School, a co-author of LETR, spent a week as a Visitor at ANU College of Law, and with PEARL staff in particular.  We discussed how Nottingham Law School’s…
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TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Aug 4

    WI: Bill to Allow Patients to Have Surgeries Recorded

    WI: Bill to Allow Patients to Have Surgeries Recorded
    A lawmaker in Wisconsin has introduced a bill that would allow patients to have their surgeries videotaped. The purpose is to preserve data that could later shed light if a patient had a poor outcome. The application to med mal...
  • Aug 3

    JOTWELL Torts: Chamallas on Priaulx

    JOTWELL Torts: Chamallas on Priaulx
    Martha Chamallas reviews Nicky Priaulx's Injuries That Matter: Manufacturing Damage in Negligence at JOTWELL.
  • Jul 31

    Fruehwald's Torts Exercise

    Fruehwald's Torts Exercise
    Just in time for fall classes, E. Scott Fruehwald has published A Companion to Torts: How to Think Like a Torts Lawyers. The blurb: This book takes a new approach to learning torts law: its goal is to teach law...
Rank this Week: 1426

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/
  • Aug 4

    Studying "Elder Law" In Cuba?

    Studying "Elder Law" In Cuba?
    I, along with many academics, have appreciated the opportunity to travel more easily to Cuba (my first working visit was in June). It will be fascinating to see what academic programs emerge, including opportunities for comparative law…
  • Aug 4

    Virtual Heartbreak

    Virtual Heartbreak
    The New York Times ran a story on July 17, 2015 on how scammers are targeting older individuals on internet dating sites. Swindlers Target Older Women on Dating Websites tells the stories of several elders who ended up sending significant...
  • Aug 3

    Arizona Law Seeks Greater Accountability to Consumers for Home Care Companie

    Arizona Law Seeks Greater Accountability to Consumers for Home Care Companie
    The Arizona Republic recently reported on Arizona legislation affecting home care agencies that will become effective in 2015, after a similar bill was vetoed in 2014 by a previous governor. According to news reports, the new law requires…
Rank this Week: 345

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/
  • Aug 4

    Interesting Course at UVA

    Interesting Course at UVA
    Law schools need to offer more courses like this one. Common Law I COURSE DESCRIPTION: In this course we explore the kinds of arguments made by lawyers in contested cases. In each class session, a fact pattern and relevant precedents...
  • Aug 3

    ABA accreditation committee also rejects paid law school externships for credit and repeals rule permitting admission of non-LSAT applicant

    ABA accreditation committee also rejects paid law school externships for credit and repeals rule permitting admission of non-LSAT applicant
    Following up on yesterday's post about the ABA's rule change on how law schools report subsidized student jobs, the Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar also rejected a pending proposal to allow paid student externships for…
  • Aug 3

    What Are PreLaws Worried About?

    What Are PreLaws Worried About?
    According to a Kaplan survey, of preLaws, it’s not fitting in socially. Grades and Work/Life Balance are at the top of their lists. Here is a summary of the study: Achieving High Grades: Understanding how academically intense the 1L…
Rank this Week: 1376

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Aug 3

    Some more Thoughts on Justice Brown

    Some more Thoughts on Justice Brown
    So the press has decided to make an issue of my former colleague's blog posts, Two super-bloggers have come to the defense of blogging judges, thereby saving me the hassle of writing a whole post!: 1. Josh Blackman addresses the...
  • Jul 31

    Justice Brown

    Justice Brown
    Welcome to all our readers who have been coming looking for quotes by SCC J. Brown. Look around and stick for other excellent commentary by our current authors. You may have go far back in the archives to find his...
  • Jul 27

    Congratulations SCC Justice Brown

    Congratulations SCC Justice Brown
    My former colleague has had a truly meteoric rise, from assistant professor to associate professor to full professor to Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench to the Alberta Court of Appeal and now: The Supreme Court of Canada!…
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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
  • Aug 3

    Dornis on the Local Data Theory in European Private International Law

    Dornis on the Local Data Theory in European Private International Law
    Professor Dr. Tim W. Dornis, who teaches law at the Leuphana University (Lüneburg/Germany), has published a very interesting article on the application of the local data theory in European private international law in the Swiss…
  • Aug 2

    Second Issue of 2015’s Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale

    Second Issue of 2015’s Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale
    (I am grateful to Prof. Francesca Villata – University of Milan – for the following presentation of the latest issue of the RDIPP) The second issue of 2015 of the Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale (RDIPP,…
  • Aug 1

    Gedächtnisschrift for Hannes Unberath

    Gedächtnisschrift for Hannes Unberath
    The publishing house C.H. Beck has recently released the “Gedächtnisschrift für Hannes Unberath”. Edited by Stefan Arnold and Stephan Lorenz the volume contains, among others, four German language contributions…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Aug 3

    Alabama Law is Hiring

    Alabama Law is Hiring
    The University of Alabama School is hiring, and my friend Julie Hill is chairing the appointments committee. Position descriptions after...
  • Aug 3

    Dan Price as Henry Ford: Who Needs the Dodge Brothers When You Have Your Own?

    Dan Price as Henry Ford: Who Needs the Dodge Brothers When You Have Your Own?
    Last week, the NY Times did a piece on Dan Price, CEO of Gravity Payments, who announced in April that...
  • Aug 3

    Family Film Blogging: Ant-Man

    Family Film Blogging: Ant-Man
    So, I'm sure loyal readers were wondering if I were ill or at the International Space Station given the fact...
Rank this Week: 85

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Aug 3

    Video: Navy won’t rule out charges against Chattanooga defender « Hot Air

    Video: Navy won’t rule out charges against Chattanooga defender « Hot Air
    Honestly, this development seemed so bizarre that it screamed “hoax!” Apparently, though, the US Navy investigation into the mass shootings in Chattanooga might result in charges against one officer who returned fire in defense of…
  • Aug 3

    BBC - Future - The disgusting secrets of smelly feet

    BBC - Future - The disgusting secrets of smelly feet
    No matter how clean you are, a slight odour is almost inevitable, given the anatomy of our feet. The average foot contains 600 sweat glands per square centimetre – hundreds more than the armpits. They secrete a nutritious soup of...
  • Aug 3

    Will Joe Biden Decide to Run for President? - The New Yorker

    Will Joe Biden Decide to Run for President? - The New Yorker
    Two things appear to have prompted Biden to get serious. The first was the death, in May, of his forty-six-year-old son Beau, who had urged his father to take a third and final tilt at the Presidency. (Biden’s previous campaigns...
Rank this Week: 140

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Aug 3

    Compliance costs and university tuition

    Compliance costs and university tuition
    Vanderbilt University reports that completing with federal regulations "represents approximately 11 percent of the university’s overall expenses, excluding its medical center’s patient care and... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Aug 3

    Memo to editors of top 30-ish law reviews: Grab fee shifting before it goes off the market

    Memo to editors of top 30-ish law reviews: Grab fee shifting before it goes off the market
    I've received the first publication offer from a law review for my article on Delaware's prohibition of fee shifting bylaws, which as I explain below is now even more timely. Jump now. By the way,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Aug 3

    The Fallout Begins: WSJ Reports Fee Shifting is Rumbling Delaware Corporation

    The Fallout Begins: WSJ Reports Fee Shifting is Rumbling Delaware Corporation
    My article, Fee Shifting: Delaware's Self-Inflicted Wound (June 29, 2015), available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2624750, argues that: In a 2014 opinion (ATP Tour, Inc. v. Deutscher Tennis... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
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