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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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Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 24

    Easy Choices on the Ballot for Aug. 30, 2016

    Easy Choices on the Ballot for Aug. 30, 2016
    There are several easy choices on my ballot (not counting the Circuit Court and County Court judicial elections that I already blogged about). Summary US Congress FL-27: Scott Fuhrman (line 33) State Rep., Dist. 114: Daisy Baez (line 66)…
  • Aug 22

    Yike

    Yike
    New Clinton ad doesn’t mince (Trump’s) words:
  • Aug 22

    Yike

    Yike
    New Clinton ad doesn’t mince (Trump’s) words:
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 24

    Of Copyright, Copyleft and the Unique Creative Commons Needs of PLEI

    Of Copyright, Copyleft and the Unique Creative Commons Needs of PLEI
    Unlocking Intellectual Property Last May, Vancouver Foundation, Canada’s largest community foundation, announced it would develop and adopt an open licensing policy. This is a big deal for an organization that spends over…
  • Aug 24

    CRTC Advisory on CASL Consent Record Keeping

    CRTC Advisory on CASL Consent Record Keeping
    The CRTC recently issued a media advisory entitled Enforcement Advisory – Notice for businesses and individuals on how to keep records of consent. It doesn’t add anything new – but reinforces what the CRTC is looking for.…
  • Aug 24

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Teva Canada Limited v. Bank of…
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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/
  • Aug 24

    How to turn your smartphone into a mobile document scanner

    How to turn your smartphone into a mobile document scanner
    Yup, there's an app for that too as we learn from this recent New York Times Personal Tech column. In fact, there are a several of them that are capable of turning a photo taken by your smartphone into a...
  • Aug 24

    Innovative Book on Writing

    Innovative Book on Writing
    It is so easy to get stale in how we think about writing, so it’s helpful to have a new book with new ideas that make us think more deeply about the subject. Compliments to my blog colleague Scott Fruehwald...
  • Aug 24

    10 Body Language Tips to Make You Be More Likeable

    10 Body Language Tips to Make You Be More Likeable
    From JD Journal (here): Stand up tall, as though the top of your head is being pulled up by a string, but relax your shoulders. Stand with your feet as wide as your hips. Standing with your feet too wide...
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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 24

    Symposium Book Club – Conversation with David Matz About David Grossman’s To the End of the Land

    Symposium Book Club – Conversation with David Matz About David Grossman’s To the End of the Land
    This is part of the “virtual book club” discussing readings for the symposium at the University of Missouri on October 7:  Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding. David Matz…
  • Aug 24

    Collaborative Law Conference

    Collaborative Law Conference
    Registration is still open for the 12th Annual Civil Collaborative Law Conference, taking place at Texas A&M University School of Law on September 15-17.  This year offers an exciting and diverse set of speakers, trainings, and…
  • Aug 23

    Symposium Book Club – Conversation with David Matz About Lawrence Wright’s Thirteen Days in September

    Symposium Book Club – Conversation with David Matz About Lawrence Wright’s Thirteen Days in September
    This is part of the “virtual book club” discussing readings for the symposium at the University of Missouri on October 7:  Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding. David Matz…
Rank this Week: 1428

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 24

    Article on Incomplete Disposition

    Article on Incomplete Disposition
    Naomi Cahn recently published an Article entitled, Incomplete Dispositions, 73 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. Online 259 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: In Irresolute Testators, Professor Jane Baron provocatively suggests the…
  • Aug 24

    Heir-Location Firm Charged with Conspiring to Allocate Customer

    Heir-Location Firm Charged with Conspiring to Allocate Customer
    In a federal antitrust complaint, an heir-location services firm and its co-owner were charged with conspiring to allocate customers with a competitor. The firm had a 15-year-long streak of allocating customers to co-conspirators “to…
  • Aug 24

    Pills Containing Fentanyl Found at Prince's Estate

    Pills Containing Fentanyl Found at Prince's Estate
    Several of the pills taken from Prince’s estate were counterfeit drugs containing fentanyl, a synthetic opioid more powerful than heroin. Officials say the pills were falsely labeled but are still unsure of how Prince obtained the drugs.…
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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 24

    BBC - Earth - Why bullying is such a successful evolutionary strategy

    BBC - Earth - Why bullying is such a successful evolutionary strategy
    "The more a female is bullied by a particular male, the more that male gets to mate her. Sad but true," says Wrangham. "And we know it leads to him having more babies with her." via www.bbc.com Clearly chimps need...
  • Aug 24

    Perpetuation and Moderation: Trump’s Lincolnian Rhetoric - American Greatne

    Perpetuation and Moderation: Trump’s Lincolnian Rhetoric - American Greatne
    In recent days, a series of particularly cogent and well-delivered Donald Trump speeches prompted media speculation about his “change of course” and the new direction of his campaign. Though they seem more like distillation than…
  • Aug 24

    How the Percentage of Americans Who Go to Church Every Week Is Changing - The Atlantic

    How the Percentage of Americans Who Go to Church Every Week Is Changing - The Atlantic
    Finally, and perhaps most interestingly, the country seems to be split in half in terms of how often people get to services. Roughly 51 percent of Americans say they go to church or another worship service somewhere between once a...
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Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Aug 24

    Penalver, Spitz, Brundige & Cisneros on U.S. Nonprofit Activity in Cuba

    Penalver, Spitz, Brundige & Cisneros on U.S. Nonprofit Activity in Cuba
    Eduardo M. Penalver, Laura Spitz, Elizabeth Brundige and Lucia Domínguez Cisneros have posted U.S. Nonprofit Activity in Cuba: The Cuban Context on SSRN with the following abstract: The thaw of U.S.-Cuba relations and the reestablishment of…
  • Aug 22

    Tan, Lu & Tan on Charitable Giving

    Tan, Lu & Tan on Charitable Giving
    Xue Tan, Yingda Lu and Yong Tan have posted Why Should I Donate? Examining the Effects of Reputation, Peer Influence, and Popularity on Charitable Giving Over Social Media Platforms on SSRN with the following abstract: With the growing…
  • Aug 18

    OneOrlando Fund to Disburse $23M

    OneOrlando Fund to Disburse $23M
    Yesterday's NonProfitTimes reported that the OneOrlando Fund has begun accepting claims from victims and families of victims of the June 12 Pulse nightclub shooting that left 49 dead and dozens more injured. According to fund administrator,…
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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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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 24

    Former County Attorney Disbarred

    Former County Attorney Disbarred
    The Wyoming Supreme Court has disbarred a attorney convicted of a "serious crime" KOWB 1290 reported on the criminal charges Charges have been filed against Albany County Attorney Richard Bohling stemming from allegations of using…
  • Aug 24

    Falsified GPA On Resume Leads To Bar Admission Denial

    Falsified GPA On Resume Leads To Bar Admission Denial
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has denied admission to an applicant who had passed the February 2013 bar examination We consider whether to grant the application for admission to the Bar of Maryland of Deirdre Paulette Brown (“Ms. Brown”),…
  • Aug 24

    The Rights Of The Disbarred

    The Rights Of The Disbarred
    As a follow on to my post about a D.C. Board on Professional Responsibility rule that was used to exclude relevant evidence in the hearing on the reinstatement petition of a convicted felon, I reprint the section of my article...
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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/
  • Aug 24

    Green on Candor in Criminal Advocacy

    Green on Candor in Criminal Advocacy
    Bruce A. Green (Fordham University School of Law) has posted Candor in Criminal Advocacy (Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1105, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article, in Monroe Freedman’s memory, examines prosecutors' and…
  • Aug 24

    Gragl on Kelsenian Monism

    Gragl on Kelsenian Monism
    Paul Gragl (Queen Mary, University of London) has posted In Defence of Kelsenian Monism: Countering Hart and Raz (Jurisprudence - An International Journal of Legal and Political Thought) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper discusses the…
  • Aug 24

    Farris, Aggerbeck, McNevin, & Sisk on Judicial Citation of Law Review Article

    Farris, Aggerbeck, McNevin, & Sisk on Judicial Citation of Law Review Article
    Nick Farris, Valerie Aggerbeck, Megan McNevin and Gregory C. Sisk (all, University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)) have posted Judicial Impact of Law School Faculties on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This study is a follow-up to...
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Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 24

    Donating $7 Million Divorce Settlement to Charity

    Donating $7 Million Divorce Settlement to Charity
    From USA Today: Amber Heard is donating the entirety of her settlement money from Johnny Depp to charity, the actress said in a statement on Thursday. "As described in the restraining order and divorce settlement, money played no role…
  • Aug 23

    Alabama Law Hiring Announcement

    Alabama Law Hiring Announcement
    THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF LAW seeks to fill entry-level/junior-lateral tenure-track positions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, including a J.D. from an accredited law school or…
  • Aug 22

    NY Divorces from 100 Years Ago

    NY Divorces from 100 Years Ago
    From the New York Post: David Ackerman was a terrible husband. During his volatile marriage to wife Julia, he tried to throw her down a flight of stairs. He also told his long-suffering spouse she should support him by turning...
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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Aug 24

    Breaking In to Immigration Clinical Teaching

    Breaking In to Immigration Clinical Teaching
    In the past few weeks, several law schools have issued position announcements for teaching positions in immigration clinics. Like many of my colleagues, I have been asked a number of times for advice on how to break in to clinical...
  • Aug 24

    Clinical Teaching Fellowship Opening: Cardozo Law School Immigration Justice Clinic

    Clinical Teaching Fellowship Opening: Cardozo Law School Immigration Justice Clinic
    From Cardozo Law School: "The Cardozo School of Law’s Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic is interested in hiring an attorney as a Clinical Teaching Fellow for an anticipated opening sometime between October 2016 and…
  • Aug 24

    How the ‘System Is Rigged’ Against Unaccompanied Migrant Children

    How the ‘System Is Rigged’ Against Unaccompanied Migrant Children
    In a powerful new piece for Rewire, Tina Vasquez explores the plight of undocumented teens who, fleeing violence in their countries of origin, presented themselves at the border in the hopes of finding safety and asylum in the United…
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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 24

    Corporate law is public interest law

    Corporate law is public interest law
    There's been a lot of griping at Harvard Law School recently about political correctness, multiculturalism, and the usual left-liberal causes. Now Harvard Magazine notes that some are trying to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Aug 24

    Therapeutic Disclosure: My First Post as a WLF "Featured Expert Commentator"

    Therapeutic Disclosure: My First Post as a WLF "Featured Expert Commentator"
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  • Aug 18

    What I'm Reading

    What I'm Reading
    [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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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/
  • Aug 24

    "California Senate Sends Major Civil Forfeiture Bill to Governor’s Desk"

    "California Senate Sends Major Civil Forfeiture Bill to Governor’s Desk"
    From a press release from the Institute for Justice: Today, the California Senate voted to overhaul the state’s civil forfeiture laws by passing SB 443. The bill marks one of the nation’s most significant reforms of its kind. “Civil…
  • Aug 24

    Denno on The Firing Squad

    Denno on The Firing Squad
    Deborah W. Denno (Fordham Law School) has posted The Firing Squad as a 'Known and Available Alternative Method of Execution' Post-Glossip on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In Glossip v. Gross, the United States Supreme Court’s most recent…
  • Aug 24

    Prescott on Post-Release Regulations and Sex Offender Recidivism

    Prescott on Post-Release Regulations and Sex Offender Recidivism
    J.J. Prescott (University of Michigan Law School) has posted Portmanteau Ascendant: Post-Release Regulations and Sex Offender Recidivism (Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 4, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The purported purpose of…
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Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
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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/
  • Aug 24

    Would Trump and Lochte Have Received Acceptance of Responsibility Reductions?

    Would Trump and Lochte Have Received Acceptance of Responsibility Reductions?
    Criminal defense lawyers in federal courts in this nation on an average plead 35 defendants guilty for every one they take to trial. Accordingly, many criminal defense lawyers are not much more "trial lawyers" than the many big firm…
  • Aug 23

    Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence

    Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence
    In June 2016, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (Judge George Levi Russell III, presiding) granted Reddy Annappareddy a new trial on the grounds that the prosecutors presented false evidence to the jury at his first…
  • Jul 20

    A Review of the UK Serious Fraud Office's Second DPA

    A Review of the UK Serious Fraud Office's Second DPA
    Earlier this month, the UK Serious Fraud Office announced the approval by Lord Justice Leveson of the country's second deferred prosecution agreement. Readers may recall that the implementation of a DPA process is relatively new in the UK…
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Possession of Child Pornography and the “Unit of Prosecution”

    Possession of Child Pornography and the “Unit of Prosecution”
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court of Minnesota:  State v. Bakken, 2016 WL 4126390 (Supreme Court of Minnesota 2016).  This court is examining an issue the Court of Appeals of New Mexico addressed last…
  • Aug 22

    Theft of Services, the 4th Amendment and Name, DOB and Phone Number

    Theft of Services, the 4th Amendment and Name, DOB and Phone Number
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Georgia:  State v. Hill, 2016 WL 3751806 (2016). The Court of Appeals begins the opinion by explaining that[t]his case involves allegations that James Brandon Hill…
  • Aug 19

    Second-degree Burglary, Mutilated Bras and Email

    Second-degree Burglary, Mutilated Bras and Email
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Minnesota:  State v. Deitering, 2016 WL 4262976 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining thatDouglas Deitering faced a second-degree burglary charge for…
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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 24

    Dissent and the Supreme Court: An ICH Seminar

    Dissent and the Supreme Court: An ICH Seminar
    [We hear that there are still some seats available for this seminar, so we are moving this up.  If you are interested, please sign up right away.]The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce another seminar for…
  • Aug 24

    Mayeri reviews Turk on "Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace"

    Mayeri reviews Turk on "Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace"
    Writing for JOTWELL's Legal History Section, former LHB guest blogger Serena Mayeri (University of Pennsylvania) has posted an admiring review of Katherine Turk's Equality on Trial: Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace…
  • Aug 24

    Orford on International Law and the Historical Method

    Orford on International Law and the Historical Method
    Anne Orford, Melbourne Law School, has posted International Law and the Limits of History, which appeared in The Law of International Lawyers: Reading Martti Koskenniemi, ed. W. Werner, A. Galán, and M. de Hoon (Cambridge University…
Rank this Week: 38

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 106

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
Rank this Week: 210

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 24

    Hemel And Maynard Push Boundaries Of Equity In Ohio State Tax Workshop

    Hemel And Maynard Push Boundaries Of Equity In Ohio State Tax Workshop
    Stephanie Hoffer (Ohio State), Hemel and Maynard Push Boundaries of Equity in Recent Workshops: As part of its summer workshop series, Ohio State’s Moritz College of Law invites junior scholars to present works-in-progress. This summer, we…
  • Aug 24

    Treasury Department White Paper:The European Commission And Transfer Pricing

    Treasury Department White Paper:The European Commission And Transfer Pricing
    U.S. Department of the Treasury White Paper, The European Commission's Recent State Aid Investigations of Transfer Pricing Rulings (Aug. 24, 2016): The U.S. Department of the Treasury (“U.S. Treasury Department”) shares the European…
  • Aug 24

    Congressional Staffer Charged With Failure To File Tax Returns On $170,000 Salary For Five Year

    Congressional Staffer Charged With Failure To File Tax Returns On $170,000 Salary For Five Year
    Department of Justice Press Release, Congressional Staffer Charged with Failure to File Tax Returns for Five Years: A congressional staffer was charged yesterday with five counts of willfully failing to file a tax return, announced Principal…
Rank this Week: 36

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 24

    Book Clubs Bring Human Rights Home

    Book Clubs Bring Human Rights Home
    Human rights book clubs are active around the country, and serve as an important site for grassroots education, discussion and organizing. In Boise, Idaho, for example, community members are exploring issues of immigration reform through…
  • Aug 23

    Human Rights City Round-up

    Human Rights City Round-up
    Earlier this August, the city council of Edina, Minnesota, declared Edina to be a Human Rights City. The city's press release explains that "[i]n addition to an increased mindfulness of human rights issues, Human Rights Cities serve as a…
  • Aug 22

    Judge Garland and Accountability for Abu Ghraib

    Judge Garland and Accountability for Abu Ghraib
    As the Trump Presidential candidacy continues to tank in the polls, Judge Merrick Garland's Supreme Court nomination may get a second wind. After all, Garland has been praised as a moderate by legislators on both sides of the aisle, and...
Rank this Week: 2022

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

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

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Aug 24

    "Irrationality and Pathology of Beliefs"

    "Irrationality and Pathology of Beliefs"
    "Irrationality and Pathology of Beliefs" by Eisuke Sakakibara has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Just as sadness is not always a symptom of mood disorder, irrational beliefs are not always symptoms of…
  • Aug 21

    "21 Selected Abstracts from the Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers"

    "21 Selected Abstracts from the Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers"
    "21 Selected Abstracts from the Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers" by Veljko Dubljevic has been published in the most recent issue of Neuorethics: Abstract The organizers and members of the international abstract review…
  • Aug 17

    "Psychopathy, Mental Time Travel, and Legal Responsibility"

    "Psychopathy, Mental Time Travel, and Legal Responsibility"
    "Psychopathy, Mental Time Travel, and Legal Responsibility" by Andrew Vierra has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Neil Levy argues that the degree to which psychopaths ought to be held blameworthy for their…
Rank this Week: 361

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 24

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Turkish forces crossed the border into Syria today in Turkey’s largest yet military involvement in the Syrian conflict, coordinating with US forces to push the Islamic State out of the group’s stronghold in the town of Jarablus.…
  • Aug 24

    A House Divided: Why Partitioning Libya Might Be the Only Way to Save It

    A House Divided: Why Partitioning Libya Might Be the Only Way to Save It
    Editor's Note: This post originall appeared on Markaz. *** History repeats itself, it is often said. The strife facing modern-day Libya—strife largely born of and fueled by internal, sometimes tribal divisions—is only the latest…
  • Aug 24

    Nick Asks the NSA: Shadow Brokers and the Leaking Ship

    Nick Asks the NSA: Shadow Brokers and the Leaking Ship
    For the second installation of Nick Asks the NSA, I offer Congress my services as to what questions in their oversight capacity they should be asking NSA about the Shadow Broker leak. It now safe to say that the "Equation Group" leak by…
Rank this Week: 65

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/
Rank this Week: 175

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: 8

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 1546

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 276

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/
  • Aug 24

    Randall v. Mousseau (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 24, 2016)

    Randall v. Mousseau (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 24, 2016)
    Now that many (if not most) trial courts no longer provide a court reporter, it's gotten tougher to prepare and transmit the record to the Court of Appeal -- something that's a prerequisite to success on appeal.  You can't just simply…
  • Aug 23

    Ortega-Lopez v. Lynch (9th Cir. - Aug. 23, 2016)

    Ortega-Lopez v. Lynch (9th Cir. - Aug. 23, 2016)
    The question is whether cockfighting is categorically a crime of moral turpitude such that it gets you deported and ineligible for relief.The particular case isn't an especially heinous one either.  Judge Owens artfully puts it this way,…
  • Aug 23

    People v. Miranda (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 23, 2016)

    People v. Miranda (Cal. Ct. App. - Aug. 23, 2016)
    "This case involves a razor-blade-shank attack by 'Southside' gang members on a Los Angeles County jail inmate who refused to stab another inmate at the gang’s behest."Yikes.  More evidence that being in jail is no fun at all.…
Rank this Week: 245

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Aug 24

    Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firm

    Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firm
    M. E. Bontempi; L. Lambertini; and E. Medeossi examine Market Power and Duration of R&D Investment in a Panel of Italian Firms. ABSTRACT: Studies about innovation find evidence of a positive relationship between technological advancement…
  • Aug 24

    The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firm

    The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firm
    Sven Heim, Kai Hüschelrath, Philipp Schmidt-Dengler, and Maurizio Strazzeri estimate The impact of state aid on the survival and financial viability of aided firms. ABSTRACT: We estimate the causal impact of restructuring aid granted by the…
  • Aug 24

    Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S. Manufacturing

    Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S. Manufacturing
    Sharat Ganapati (Dept. of Economics, Yale University) ; Joseph S. Shapiro (Cowles Foundation, Yale University) ; and Reed Walker (University of California, Berkeley, IZA, & NBER) examine Energy Prices, Pass-Through, and Incidence in U.S.…
Rank this Week: 17

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    2016 Lauterpacht Memorial Lecture

    2016 Lauterpacht Memorial Lecture
    On October 25-27, 2016, Christine Chinkin (London School of Economics - Law) will deliver the 2016 Sir Hersch Lauterpacht Memorial Lectures at the University of Cambridge. The topic of the lectures is: "International Law and Women, Peace and…
  • Aug 24

    McCorquodale & Gauci: British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015

    McCorquodale & Gauci: British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015
    Robert McCorquodale (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) & Jean-Pierre Gauci (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) have published British Influences on International Law, 1915-2015 (Brill | Nijhoff…
  • Aug 24

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management

    New Issue: Transnational Dispute Management
    The latest issue of Transnational Dispute Management (2016, no. 3) is out. This is a special issue on "Three Centuries of Arbitration for Peace." The table of contents is here.
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Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Aug 24

    Dreams Dashed, and Danger, in Loss of Sperm

    Dreams Dashed, and Danger, in Loss of Sperm
    New York Times (Jul. 25, 2016): One Woman’s Crusade for Her Husband’s Sperm, by Tamar Lewin: Sarah Robertson, a Californian who lost her husband to a rare disease at the age of twenty-nine, desired to have a child using the...
  • Aug 23

    "Set and Forget" in the Battle Against Teenage Pregnancy

    "Set and Forget" in the Battle Against Teenage Pregnancy
    New York Times (Jul. 19, 2016): Winning the Campaign to Curb Teen Pregnancy, by Tina Rosenberg: It is common knowledge that girls who get pregnant have a range of difficulties. They have trouble finishing school and often have babies at...
  • Aug 22

    Discriminatory Infertility Treatment in New Jersey

    Discriminatory Infertility Treatment in New Jersey
    New York Times (Aug. 9, 2016): Four Lesbians, Suing, Say New Jersey Rule on Fertility Treatment is Discriminatory, by Megan Jula: Couples who need infertility treatment to have children often do not have the resources to pay for it.…
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EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Aug 24

    What Can The Far Side and a Jigsaw Puzzle Teach Us About Guilt Beyond a Reasonable Doubt?

    What Can The Far Side and a Jigsaw Puzzle Teach Us About Guilt Beyond a Reasonable Doubt?
    Here's a hypothetical I just created to teach my Criminal Law students about proper and improper prosecutorial descriptions of the concept of guilt beyond a reasonable doubt: Hypothetical Jamario Hill is charged with first-degree burglary.…
  • Aug 22

    A First Take on the State's Conditional Application for Limited Remand

    A First Take on the State's Conditional Application for Limited Remand
    From the State's Conditional Application for Limited Remand Today, the Maryland Attorney General filed a "Conditional Application for Limited Remand." That application is based upon the allegation that Asia McClain told two sisters…
  • Aug 22

    Consider Supporting the Petition Asking Mike Pence to Pardon Keith Cooper

    Consider Supporting the Petition Asking Mike Pence to Pardon Keith Cooper
    Back in January, I posted an entry about Kristine Guerra's "Stolen Freedom," a series of stories that examined "the issue of wrongful imprisonment and shares the stories of people who have suffered this injustice." The…
Rank this Week: 893

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Aug 24

    Introducing OLYMPE: Francophone Feminist Approaches to IL represent!

    Introducing OLYMPE: Francophone Feminist Approaches to IL represent!
    There is obviously no better place than the IntLawGrrls blog to introduce to the anglophone world the first research network for francophone feminist studies in international law, OLYMPE, and its recent first collective publication, released…
  • Aug 24

    Introducing Bérénice K. Schramm

    Introducing Bérénice K. Schramm
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Bérénice K. Schramm as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Bérénice is a Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow. Currently based at SOAS’ Centre…
  • Aug 23

    Welcoming back Indira Rosenthal

    Welcoming back Indira Rosenthal
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Indira Rosenthal back to IntLawGrrls. Indira is an Australian lawyer working in the fields of gender and international human rights, humanitarian and criminal law. She has worked with…
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Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    An interesting new international tax policy development

    An interesting new international tax policy development
    Earlier today, the U.S. Treasury released a White Paper responding to the EU state aid cases, brought (or possibly to be brought in the future) by the European Commission.  These cases, while generally still pending, would require mainly…
  • Aug 23

    One way to explain to lawyers why income effects don't create deadweight lo

    One way to explain to lawyers why income effects don't create deadweight lo
    All tax law profs who read any economics know, because it says so in any Public Economics (or for that matter Price Theory) textbook, that income effects, unlike substitution effects, don't give rise to deadweight loss.  But sometimes…
  • Aug 22

    Endful summer

    Endful summer
    Yesterday while working out on the elliptical machine at the health club, I played the Beach Boys 60s hit collection, Endless Summer, in tribute to my increasingly painful awareness of how endful (so to speak) rather than endless this summer…
Rank this Week: 997

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Aug 24

    Second Circuit Opinion on the Alien Tort Statute: Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank

    Second Circuit Opinion on the Alien Tort Statute: Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank
    Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down another post-Kiobel decision on the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). Licci v. Lebanese Canadian Bank involves claims against a Lebanese bank alleging that they provided international…
  • Aug 23

    Call for Papers: New Voices in Conflict of Law

    Call for Papers: New Voices in Conflict of Law
    I recently received a Call for Papers from the AALS Section on Conflict of Laws, which will be holding a program entitled New Voices in Conflict of Laws at the AALS annual meeting in January 2017. Here’s the submission procedure:...
  • Aug 23

    Sant’Ambrogio & Zimmerman on the Agency Class Action

    Sant’Ambrogio & Zimmerman on the Agency Class Action
    Michael Sant'Ambrogio and Adam Zimmerman have posted on SSRN a draft of their article, Inside the Agency Class Action, which will be published in the Yale Law Journal. Here’s the abstract: Federal agencies in the United States hear almost…
Rank this Week: 315

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 24

    Sound Symbolism, Trademarks, and Consumer Experience

    Sound Symbolism, Trademarks, and Consumer Experience
    A recent tweet from Ed Timberlake brought a new study to my attention. According to the authors of the study, beer tastes better when paired with the right music. (It also works with chocolate, among other foods). Possible applications…
  • Aug 24

    Hear, hear--Blogging Edition

    Hear, hear--Blogging Edition
    An argument for more blogs and blogging and the limits of Twitter.
  • Aug 23

    Inside the agency class action

    Inside the agency class action
    A quick flag for a new article from Michael Sant’Ambrogio (Michigan State) & past-guest Adam Zimmerman (Loyola-LA), Inside the Agency Class Action. This piece builds on some posts Adam wrote here, as well as some reports by the…
Rank this Week: 41

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 24

    O'Connor @ProfSeanOConnor on Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genre

    O'Connor @ProfSeanOConnor on Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genre
    Sean M. O'Connor, University of Washington School of Law, is publishing Patented Electric Guitar Pickups and the Creation of Modern Music Genres in volume 23 of the George Mason Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. This Essay provides…
  • Aug 23

    Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art

    Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art
    Amy Adler, New York University School of Law, is publishing Fair Use and the Future of Art in volume 91 of the New York University Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. Twenty-five years ago, in a seminal article in...
  • Aug 23

    Garon on Television's Early Transformation from Medium To Genre

    Garon on Television's Early Transformation from Medium To Genre
    Jon Garon, Nova College of Law, is publishing Hidden Hands that Shaped the Marketplace of Ideas: Television's Early Transformation from Medium to Genre in volume 19 of the University of Denver Sports and Entertainment Law Journal (2016). Here…
Rank this Week: 191

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Aug 24

    Abraham & White on Party Testimony and Tort Law

    Abraham & White on Party Testimony and Tort Law
    Ken Abraham & Ted White have posted to SSRN The Transformation of the Civil Trial and the Emergence of American Tort Law. The abstract provides: Everyone agrees that American tort law expanded significantly in the late nineteenth century.…
  • Aug 23

    Hylton on Patent Infringement Damage

    Hylton on Patent Infringement Damage
    Keith Hylton has posted to SSRN Enhanced Damages for Patent Infringement: A Normative Approach. The abstract provides: In Halo Electronics v. Pulse Electronics the Supreme Court granted greater discretion to lower courts to enhance damages…
  • Aug 22

    JOTWELL Torts: Bublick on Nolan on Preventive Damage

    JOTWELL Torts: Bublick on Nolan on Preventive Damage
    Over at JOTWELL, Ellie Bublick reviews Donal Nolan's Preventive Damages.
Rank this Week: 347

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 134

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Aug 24

    The Profoundly Gendered Nature of Conjugal Liability

    The Profoundly Gendered Nature of Conjugal Liability
    Sarah Lynn Swann, Conjugal Liability Because of a commitment to the concept of individual culpability, holding someone responsible for the wrongdoing of another is a relatively rare occurrence in American jurisprudence. This Article reveals a…
  • Aug 24

    Study Shows Faculty Gender Diversity has Improved, but not on Tenure Track and not at the Top

    Study Shows Faculty Gender Diversity has Improved, but not on Tenure Track and not at the Top
    Inside Higher Ed, Study Finds Gains in Faculty Diversity, But Not on Tenure Track Diversifying the professoriate has long been a priority on many campuses, and such goals have only grown more urgent in light of recent national and…
  • Aug 23

    Book Review Symposium: Comments on "All the Single Ladies"

    Book Review Symposium: Comments on "All the Single Ladies"
    Signs, Short Takes: All the Single Ladies Table of Contents Surveying the Singles Beat Kate Bolick Ain’t We All Women? Rebecca Carroll It’s Great to Be Young Nancy F. Cott The Urgent Need for a Singles Studies Discipline Bella…
Rank this Week: 2009

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 24

    Hiring Announcements: Nebraska

    Hiring Announcements: Nebraska
    From an email message which I received recently. Please note that this posting includes TWO announcements. The UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for entry-level and lateral candidates for a tenure-track faculty…
  • Aug 23

    In Defense of Judge Turner (sort of)

    In Defense of Judge Turner (sort of)
    I have this oped in the Chicago Tribune, about a local judge who's gotten into a lot of trouble (and who has drawn national attention): Judge Valarie Turner, of the Circuit Court of Cook County, is a very smart person...
  • Aug 19

    Hiring Announcement: Dayton

    Hiring Announcement: Dayton
    From an email message which I received earlier today: The University of Dayton School of Law invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to begin during the 2017-2018 academic year. Our curricular needs are…
Rank this Week: 50

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/
  • Aug 24

    Student-Recommended Resource

    Student-Recommended Resource
    Here are some online resources/apps that students have recommended to me: Headspace - learn meditation so that mindfulness can ease your stress (https://www.headspace.com/) Kahoot! - make your own practice questions (https://getkahoot.com/)…
  • Aug 23

    ABA Press Release on Premium Memberships for Law Student

    ABA Press Release on Premium Memberships for Law Student
    American Bar Association Communications and Media Relations Division www.americanbar.org/news Release: Immediate Contact: Priscilla Totten Phone: 202-662-1094 Email: Priscilla.Totten@americanbar.org Online:…
  • Aug 23

    Call for Presenters for AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education

    Call for Presenters for AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education
    The Section on Balance in Legal Education is pleased to announce a Call for Presenters from which at least one additional presenter will be selected for the section’s program to be held during the AALS Annual 2017 Annual Meeting in...
Rank this Week: 830

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/
  • Aug 24

    "Business Law" Earn Spot as 2016 Law Job Hiring "Trend"

    "Business Law" Earn Spot as 2016 Law Job Hiring "Trend"
    Increasing business demands are prompting companies to expand into new products and markets. Businesses also are engaging in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures; issuing securities; and performing other transactions associated with…
  • Aug 23

    New Paper: Political Theories and Fiduciary Duitie

    New Paper: Political Theories and Fiduciary Duitie
    I am still working my way through this new paper, Seeking an Angle of Repose in U.S. Business Organization Law: Fiduciary Duty Themes and Observations, from J. William Callison of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP. It's an interesting premise, and…
  • Aug 23

    New Paper: Political Theories and Fiduciary Duitie

    New Paper: Political Theories and Fiduciary Duitie
    I am still working my way through this new paper, Seeking an Angle of Repose in U.S. Business Organization Law: Fiduciary Duty Themes and Observations, from J. William Callison of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP. It's an interesting premise, and…
Rank this Week: 312