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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/
Rank this Week: 1

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: 6

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/
  • Apr 17

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student
    Jotwell, the online journal of reviews of recent faculty scholarship relating to the law (http://jowell.com), needs a UMiami Law Student Editor for 25-30 hours per week during the summer. The student editor is a blend of a substantive editor…
  • Apr 16

    The (Rare?) Case of a Regulation that Does the Opposite of a Statute

    The (Rare?) Case of a Regulation that Does the Opposite of a Statute
    US personal tax returns are normally due on April 15; because the 15th fell on a Saturday this year, the IRS extended the date to April 18. That date got a lot of publicity. What got almost no publicity, however, … Continue reading…
  • Apr 5

    Phenomenal

    Phenomenal
    Perfect The post Phenomenal appeared first on Discourse.net.
Rank this Week: 14

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Apr 26

    Smith on the Good of Religious Freedom

    Smith on the Good of Religious Freedom
    Tara A. Smith (University of Texas at Austin) has posted What Good Is Religious Freedom? Locke, Rand, and the Non-Religious Case for Respecting It (Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 4, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Religious freedom...
  • Apr 26

    Goldmann on Relative Normativity in International Law

    Goldmann on Relative Normativity in International Law
    Matthias Goldmann (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law) has posted Relative Normativity (Jean d’Aspremont and Sahib Singh (eds.), Fundamental Concepts of International Law (2017 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here…
  • Apr 26

    Puri on the Meaning of Law

    Puri on the Meaning of Law
    Anuj Puri (Supreme Court of India) has posted The Meaning of Law (John Marshall Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Human beings are intrinsically meaning seeking beings. We readily accept and absorb a...
Rank this Week: 26

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 28

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

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  • Nov 12

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Rank this Week: 31

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
  • Apr 20

    RabelsZ Vol. 81 (2017) No. 1

    RabelsZ Vol. 81 (2017) No. 1
    We have not yet alerted our readers to the first issue of Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht (RabelsZ) which was published in February 2017. So, here we go: Jürgen…
  • Apr 20

    Now (partly) online: Encyclopedia of Private International Law

    Now (partly) online: Encyclopedia of Private International Law
    During the last four years a group of 181 authors from 57 countries has been working very hard to make a special book project come true: the 4-volume Encyclopedia of Private International Law (published by Edward Elgar and edited by…
  • Apr 19

    Public consultation third party effects transactions in securities and claim

    Public consultation third party effects transactions in securities and claim
    The European Commission has published a public consultation on the conflict of law rules for third party effects of transactions in securities and claims. The aim of the consultation is to ‘gather stakeholders’ views on the…
Rank this Week: 34

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Apr 26

    Copyright and Generic Entry in Book Publishing

    Copyright and Generic Entry in Book Publishing
    Imke Reimers, Northeastern University - Department of Economics addresses Copyright and Generic Entry in Book Publishing. ABSTRACT: Copyright affects the distribution of creative content. Taking works off copyright promotes their…
  • Apr 26

    Resale Price Maintenance and Informative Advertisement

    Resale Price Maintenance and Informative Advertisement
    Seung-Gyu (Andrew) Sim, University of Tokyo and Gihwan Yi, Korea Economic Research Institute discuss Resale Price Maintenance and Informative Advertisement. ABSTRACT: This paper studies a monopolistic producer's resale price maintenance…
  • Apr 26

    Do Premiums Increase after Health Insurance Mergers? – A Reassessment of Guardado Et Al.'s Finding

    Do Premiums Increase after Health Insurance Mergers? – A Reassessment of Guardado Et Al.'s Finding
    Robert Bourke, Compass Lexecon, Mark A. Israel, Compass Lexecon, Ben Wagner, Compass Lexecon,and David A. Weiskopf, Compass Lexecon; Johns Hopkins University ask Do Premiums Increase after Health Insurance Mergers? – A Reassessment of…
Rank this Week: 38

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 26

    Harvard Law School, The GRE, And Moneyball

    Harvard Law School, The GRE, And Moneyball
    Following up on my previous posts: Harvard Is Second Law School To Admit 1Ls Based On GRE Rather Than LSAT (Mar. 9, 2017) NY Times, Will Dropping The LSAT Requirement Create More Miserable Lawyers? (Mar. 19, 2017) Bill Henderson (Indiana),…
  • Apr 26

    Bird-Pollan Presents Philosophy And Wealth Transfer Taxation At Georgetown

    Bird-Pollan Presents Philosophy And Wealth Transfer Taxation At Georgetown
    Jennifer Bird-Pollan (Kentucky) presented Philosophy and Wealth Transfer Taxation at Georgetown yesterday as part of its Tax Law and Public Finance Workshop Series hosted by John Brooks and Itai Grinberg: Tax policy discussions are dominated…
  • Apr 26

    Schizer:Taxing Corporations Or Shareholders (or Both)

    Schizer:Taxing Corporations Or Shareholders (or Both)
    David M. Schizer (Columbia), Between Scylla and Charybdis: Taxing Corporations or Shareholders (or Both), 116 Colum. L. Rev. 1849 (2016): The US taxes both corporations and shareholders on corporate profits. In principle, the U.S. could rely…
Rank this Week: 43

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Apr 26

    Brown on Discovery Reform

    Brown on Discovery Reform
    Darryl K. Brown (University of Virginia School of Law) has posted Discovery Reform in State Criminal Justice (Forthcoming in Academy for Justice: A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna ed., 2017)) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Apr 25

    Park on Border Searches of Digital Device

    Park on Border Searches of Digital Device
    Eunice Park (Western State University - College of Law) has posted The Elephant in the Room: What is a 'Nonroutine' Border Search, Anyway? Digital Device Searches Post-Riley (Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 44, No. 3, Spring 2017,…
  • Apr 25

    Craig on Judging Sexual Assault Trial

    Craig on Judging Sexual Assault Trial
    Elaine Craig (Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law) has posted Judging Sexual Assault Trials: Systemic Failure in the Case of Regina v Bassam Al-Rawi (Canadian Bar Review Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The recent…
Rank this Week: 44

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    China Bans Islamic Names For Uighur Children

    China Bans Islamic Names For Uighur Children
    The New York Times reported yesterday that China has taken further steps to "curb religious fervor" among Uighurs in the western region of Xinjiang.  It has banned parents from giving their children names that can be seen as…
  • Apr 26

    Trump Justice Department Wants Further Extension In Remanded Contraceptive Mandate Case

    Trump Justice Department Wants Further Extension In Remanded Contraceptive Mandate Case
    Last May the U.S. Supreme Court remanded to the Third, Fifth, Tenth, and D. C. Circuits a group of cases brought by religious non-profit institutions challenging the contraceptive mandate coverage accommodation worked out by the Obama…
  • Apr 26

    Indiana Legislature Passes Law Protecting Student Religious Expression In School

    Indiana Legislature Passes Law Protecting Student Religious Expression In School
    After final passage, yesterday the Indiana legislature sent HB 1024 (full text) to Gov. Eric Holcomb for his signature.  The bill authorizes public high schools to offer an elective course surveying religions of the world. The…
Rank this Week: 53

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 48

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 25

    After police kill: DA Gascón’s dilemma

    After police kill: DA Gascón’s dilemma
    Franklin Zimring quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, April 25, 2017 “A police chief’s priority shouldn’t be just the protection of his officers but the preservation of civilian lives,” Zimring said. “Of the 10…
  • Apr 22

    Thousands in Bay Area take part in March for Science against Trump administration

    Thousands in Bay Area take part in March for Science against Trump administration
    Claudia Polsky quoted by The Mercury News, April 22, 2017 At a Walnut Creek rally attended by 1,500 people, Claudia Polsky, director of the UC Berkeley School of Law’s environmental law clinic, told the crowd, “Facts do not speak…
  • Apr 21

    UC Berkeley scholars track Pres. Trump’s first 100 days in office

    UC Berkeley scholars track Pres. Trump’s first 100 days in office
    Melissa Murray quoted by ABC 7 News, April 21, 2017 “What you are seeing right now, this sort of legislating by executive order, it’s probably not the most effective means, but it is what you’ve seen going on in the first…
Rank this Week: 63

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Swaine: Kiobel and Extraterritoriality: Here, (Not) There, (Not Even) Everywhere

    Swaine: Kiobel and Extraterritoriality: Here, (Not) There, (Not Even) Everywhere
    Edward T. Swaine (George Washington Univ. - Law) has posted Kiobel and Extraterritoriality: Here, (Not) There, (Not Even) Everywhere (Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 69, p. 23, 2016). Here's the abstract:The Supreme Court’s decision in Kiobel…
  • Apr 26

    Linderfalk: What are the Functions of the General Principles? Good Faith and International Legal Pragmatic

    Linderfalk: What are the Functions of the General Principles? Good Faith and International Legal Pragmatic
    Ulf Linderfalk (Lund Univ. - Law) has posted What are the Functions of the General Principles? Good Faith and International Legal Pragmatics. Here's the abstract:To assist current efforts of the academic community to develop a fuller…
  • Apr 25

    Poulsen: Politics of Investment Treaty Arbitration

    Poulsen: Politics of Investment Treaty Arbitration
    Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen (Univ. College London - Political Science) has posted Politics of Investment Treaty Arbitration (in The Oxford Handbook of International Arbitration, Thomas Schultz & Federico Ortino eds., forthcoming). Here's…
Rank this Week: 66

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Apr 26

    Ann Coulter at Berkeley

    Ann Coulter at Berkeley
    The letter below was circulated today by Berkeley Chancellor Nick Dirks regarding the Ann Coulter situation. The story he tells is considerably different from the one generally reported in the press. I have bolded the key passages: To the…
  • Apr 25

    Academic Publishing

    Academic Publishing
    Here are two videos from the Emory University Center for Faculty Development and Excellence. The first video is a presentation by Eric Schwartz of the Columbia University Press, explaining how academic presses operate: The second…
  • Apr 25

    Seventy-five years ago today, a chilly…

    Seventy-five years ago today, a chilly Saturday, my great-uncle Leopold and his wife Irene were marched through the streets of Wurzburg from a park to the train station for deportation to Poland. This is a photo of the procession. Leo...
Rank this Week: 76

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 26

    Breaking News: The End of NAFTA?

    Breaking News: The End of NAFTA?
    CNN is reporting that Trump is "considering withdrawing from NAFTA in the coming days, though President Donald Trump has not yet decided how to proceed[.]" If you haven't been paying attention to the Canada-US news this week -…
  • Apr 26

    Immigration and Public Safety: Immigrants are not the Crime Problem

    Immigration and Public Safety: Immigrants are not the Crime Problem
    This is but another report examines immigrants’ impact on public safety in the United States. “Foreign-born residents of the United States commit crime less often than native-born citizens. Policies that further restrict immigration are…
  • Apr 26

    The Tohono O'Odham Nation's Border Wall Opposition

    The Tohono O'Odham Nation's Border Wall Opposition
    The Tohono O'Odham nation straddles the U.S.-Mexico border and includes portions of Arizona and Sonora. Should President's Trump vision of an uninterrupted wall between the United States and Mexico ever come to pass, it would cut this nation…
Rank this Week: 88

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Apr 25

    Texas Moves Toward Abolishing Wrongful Birth Suit

    Texas Moves Toward Abolishing Wrongful Birth Suit
    Cornell University law professor Sherry F. Colb comments on a Texas bill currently under consideration that would eliminate the “wrongful birth” cause of action. Colb defines wrongful birth and points out that while its opponents…
  • Apr 23

    Responding to the Banned Use of Chemical Weapons: When All Else Fail

    Responding to the Banned Use of Chemical Weapons: When All Else Fail
    Chapman University Fowler School of Law professor Ronald D. Rotunda explains the difficulty of determining whether a nation has chemical weapons and praises President Trump’s recent military response to the use of chemical weapons in…
  • Apr 20

    Another New Federalism Flashpoint: State and Local Laws Targeting Entities that Assist in “Building the Wall”

    Another New Federalism Flashpoint: State and Local Laws Targeting Entities that Assist in “Building the Wall”
    Illinois Law dean and professor Vikram David Amar comments on recent actions by state and local governments to oppose federal policies, such as the immigration and the wall along the U.S.–Mexico border. Amar argues that these attempts…
Rank this Week: 79

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Apr 26

    What's next for conflict minerals legislation? My views and the GAO report

    What's next for conflict minerals legislation? My views and the GAO report
    Last week, a reporter interviewed me regarding conflict minerals.The reporter specifically asked whether I believed there would be more litigation on conflict minerals and whether the SEC's lack of enforcement would cause companies to stop…
  • Apr 26

    Call for Submissions - Collective Book on Legal Innovation

    Call for Submissions - Collective Book on Legal Innovation
    COLLECTIVE BOOK ON LEGAL INNOVATION Call for submissions The program « Law & Management » developed by the European Center of Law and Economics (known as CEDE in French) of ESSEC Business School, is an innovative and pioneering research…
  • Apr 26

    What Is Ideological Diversity?

    What Is Ideological Diversity?
    More than a few legal blogs and scholars have taken note of a recent paper by Adam Bonica (Stanford University), Adam S. Chilton (University of Chicago), Kyle Rozema (Northwestern University) and Maya Sen (Harvard University), “The Legal…
Rank this Week: 104

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Apr 26

    Connecticut Upholds Statute Of Limitations In Bar Discipline Matter

    Connecticut Upholds Statute Of Limitations In Bar Discipline Matter
    The Connecticut Supreme Court upheld as mandatory the six-year disciplinary statute of limitations for most violations The issue that we must decide in this case is whether the six year limitation period set forth in Practice Book § 2-32…
  • Apr 26

    Unconscionable

    Unconscionable
    The District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility has recommended an informal admonition as reciprocal discipline for a sanction imposed in California. There is a problem - the sanction was disbarment The Court referred this…
  • Apr 26

    Mitigation Standards Undermined?

    Mitigation Standards Undermined?
    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has sanctioned an attorney for serious misconduct Attorney Christopher E. Meisel has appealed Referee Hannah Dugan's recommendation that his license to practice law in Wisconsin be suspended for two years for 15…
Rank this Week: 102

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Apr 26

    New computers could delete thoughts without your knowledge, experts warn | The Independent

    New computers could delete thoughts without your knowledge, experts warn | The Independent
    The ethicists, writing in a paper in the journal Life Sciences, Society and Policy, stressed the “unprecedented opportunities” that would result from the “ubiquitous distribution of cheaper, scalable and easy-to-use…
  • Apr 26

    The ‘Shut It Down!’ Left and the War on the Liberal Mind

    The ‘Shut It Down!’ Left and the War on the Liberal Mind
    Since I started writing about the upsurge in illiberal left-wing thought two years ago, many of the responses have dismissed the phenomenon as the antics of silly college students, or just a series of isolated incidents that keep happening…
  • Apr 26

    Ann Coulter Speech At UC Berkeley Is Off After Back-And-Forth : The Two-Way : NPR

    Ann Coulter Speech At UC Berkeley Is Off After Back-And-Forth : The Two-Way : NPR
    After a lengthy back-and-forth, conservative commentator Ann Coulter's speech scheduled for tomorrow at University of California, Berkeley appears to be off – apparently for multiple reasons. And there is some dispute about who actually…
Rank this Week: 96

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Estate Planning Lessons from John B.

    Estate Planning Lessons from John B.
    “S-Town” is the successor podcast to the famous “Serial” podcast. The podcast depicts the anti-hero, John B., who lives in a house on 128 acres in Woodstock, Alabama with his mother who suffers from dementia. Most residents of…
  • Apr 26

    Trump Administration Rolls Out New Tax Plan

    Trump Administration Rolls Out New Tax Plan
    Today, President Trump proposed his new tax plan, which promises to repeal the estate tax. The proposal also reduces the number of income tax brackets and slashes the corporate tax rate. The Trump Administration is calling this blueprint one…
  • Apr 26

    Estate Planning Will Not Become a Thing of the Past

    Estate Planning Will Not Become a Thing of the Past
    The estate tax repeal seems inevitable at this point. Accordingly, many people have been wondering whether traditional estate planning will be a thing of the past. The answer? No, estate planning will continue to be an essential part of…
Rank this Week: 103

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 26

    CASL Class Actions Are Looming

    CASL Class Actions Are Looming
    The private right of action for sending spam in violation of CASL comes into force on July 1. Many companies are dreading it – some class action lawyers can’t wait. The right thing for the government to do would be to completely…
  • Apr 26

    Suing for Defamation – a Call for Restraint

    Suing for Defamation – a Call for Restraint
    The law of Defamation continues to be one of the most technical areas of law, with special limitation periods, notice pre-conditions to the commencement of proceedings, special rules of pleading and evidence, and reverse onuses of proof. It…
  • Apr 26

    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. Soczek v Allstate Insurance…
Rank this Week: 97

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 95

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Historians of Mormonism File Amici Brief in Hawaii v. Trump

    Historians of Mormonism File Amici Brief in Hawaii v. Trump
    Nineteen “scholars of American religious history and law, with special expertise and familiarity with the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” have filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the travel ban case…
  • Apr 26

    Muir on Debt in 18th-c. Nova Scotia

    Muir on Debt in 18th-c. Nova Scotia
    This past fall, James Muir, University of Alberta, published Law, Debt, and Merchant Power: The Civil Courts of 18th Century Halifaxwith the University of Toronto Press. From the publisher:In the early history of Halifax (1749-1766), debt…
  • Apr 25

    Schmidt Revisits Maine's "Modern Law"

    Schmidt Revisits Maine's "Modern Law"
    Katharina Isabel Schmidt, a graduate student at Princeton and Yale, has posted Henry Maine's “Modern Law”: From Status to Contract and Back Again? which is forthcoming in the American Journal of Comparative Law:In this Article, I…
Rank this Week: 134

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 25

    Steve Bright

    Steve Bright
    Yesterday the Supreme Court heard oral argument in McWilliams v. Dunn, a capital punishment case. The case was argued for petitioner by Steven Bright, the director of the Southern Center for Human Rights. Bright recently announced that…
  • Apr 25

    FAN 149 (First Amendment News) On hate speech: Will Howard Dean publicly debate Eugene Volokh?

    FAN 149 (First Amendment News) On hate speech: Will Howard Dean publicly debate Eugene Volokh?
    Suggestion: Howard Dean should debate Eugene Volokh at the Newseum, or at the National Constitutional Center, and/or on air — say, on CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper or Fox’s Tucker Carlson Tonight or on…
  • Apr 23

    On Donald Trump, J.D. Vance, and the white working cla

    On Donald Trump, J.D. Vance, and the white working cla
    Thanks for the opportunity to guest blog here at Concurring Opinions. Though I am a law professor on a law faculty, I plan to spend much of the time and space afforded by this blogging invitation to write more about politics and culture than…
Rank this Week: 122

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Apr 21

    To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)

    To POE or Not to POE: The Proper Evidentiary Standard for Campus Sexual Misconduct (A Debate)
    Featuring Professors Nancy Chi Cantalupo, Katharine Baker, Daniel Hemel, and Richard Epstein. Moderated by Professor Emily Buss. Presented by the Domestic and Sexual Violence Project, Defenders, Law Women's Caucus, Education and Child…
  • Mar 7

    Gillian Thomas, "Title VII and Women in the Workplace"

    Gillian Thomas, "Title VII and Women in the Workplace"
    Gillian Thomas, staff attorney at the ACLU Women's Rights Project, will discuss issues in her recently-published book, Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years about Title VII and its effects for women in the workplace. The book…
  • Feb 28

    Anthony J. Casey, "The Short Happy Life of Rules and Standards"

    Anthony J. Casey, "The Short Happy Life of Rules and Standards"
    The choice between rules and standards in lawmaking is a central question. But the line between the two forms is not as clear as most scholars presume. This talk argues that the lack of a coherent unifying principle in the…
Rank this Week: 129

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
  • Aug 28

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 2)
    We are discussing some of the issues raised by Peter Henning in his DealBook column, The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.   In any event, the limits on discovery, the fact that ALJ decisions are…
  • Aug 26

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)

    The SEC and Administrative Proceedings (Part 1)
    Peter Henning wrote an interesting piece over at DealBook on the SEC's use of administrative proceedings in place of actions in federal district court.  See The S.E.C.’s Use of the ‘Rocket Docket’ Is Challenged.…
  • Aug 26

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)

    Morrison, the Second Circuit, and the Reverse Effects Test: ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings (Part 2)
    We are discussing the Second Circuit's decision in ParkCentral Global Hub Limited v. Porsche Automobile Holdings, a case that effectively created a "reverse effects test" that was contrary to the Supreme Court's analysis…
Rank this Week: 135

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 26

    Free speech is under threat and the rot is spreading beyond campuse

    Free speech is under threat and the rot is spreading beyond campuse
    I’m so sorry Berkeley canceled my speech. I’m so sorry YAF acquiesced in the cancelation. And I'm so sorry for free speech crushed by thugs.— Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) April 26, 2017... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 26

    UND STEP 2: Week 1: The Theme of Salvation in the Old Testament

    UND STEP 2: Week 1: The Theme of Salvation in the Old Testament
    As previously explained, I've enrolled in the University of Notre Dame's Satellite Theological Education Program (STEP) to pursue their Certificate in Doctrine and am currently taking my second of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 26

    STEP 2: The Doctrine of Salvation in Jesus Christ

    STEP 2: The Doctrine of Salvation in Jesus Christ
    As previously explained, I've enrolled in the University of Notre Dame's Satellite Theological Education Program (STEP) to pursue their Certificate in Doctrine. My second of the required courses... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 162

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 149

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Internet surveys are admissible (but may raise IRB concerns)

    Internet surveys are admissible (but may raise IRB concerns)
    Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. v. Sycamore, No. 13-cv-00749, 2017 WL 1377991 (D. Utah Mar. 2, 2017)Bimbo charged that defendants misappropriated its trade secret for making Grandma Sycamore’s Home-Maid bread, and infringed on its trade dress…
  • Apr 26

    4th Cir. affirms dismissal where P didn't allege specific lost consumers or quantify lost sale

    4th Cir. affirms dismissal where P didn't allege specific lost consumers or quantify lost sale
    Wall & Associates, Inc. v. Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia, Inc., --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2017 WL 1437215, No. 16-1819 (4th Cir. Apr. 24, 2017)The court of appeals affirmed the dismissal of Wall’s complaint for false…
  • Apr 25

    My IP collection widen

    My IP collection widen
    Today: Lardashe jeans--it's quite possible they'd even fit me:Jordache Enters. v. Hogg Wyld (10th Cir. 1987)http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
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MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Pretending a Tax Payment Is For Something Else

    Pretending a Tax Payment Is For Something Else
    There’s a man in Montana who is unhappy that the county treasurer has not cashed the check he wrote in November to pay his property tax bill. After waiting several months for the check to be cashed, Scott Dion, according to this report,…
  • Apr 24

    Tax Dollars to Finance the Wealthy? Not Necessary and Not Appropriate

    Tax Dollars to Finance the Wealthy? Not Necessary and Not Appropriate
    Seventeen months ago, in Taking and Giving Back, I wrote:It’s a familiar story. A private sector business asks for special tax breaks and taxpayer funding for an enterprise that already is extremely profitable and that will continue to…
  • Apr 21

    A Well-Intentioned But Pragmatically Unwise Tax Filing Suggestion

    A Well-Intentioned But Pragmatically Unwise Tax Filing Suggestion
    When a reader sent me an email directing my attention to this commentary I knew immediately that it was a foolish proposition that begged for a response. How did I know? The headline told me, “Let’s Make Tax Day a Month…
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Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 26

    Call for Papers from Hunter College's National Center for Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education

    Call for Papers from Hunter College's National Center for Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education
    The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, Hunter College, has announced its call for papers for its 45th annual conference April 15-17, 2018. You can see the full announcement here,…
  • Apr 24

    Widiss on the PDA and ADA after Young v. UPS

    Widiss on the PDA and ADA after Young v. UPS
    Deborah Widiss (Indiana) has a new paper on SSRN (forthcoming in the UC Davis Law review): The Interaction of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act after Young v. UPS. From the abstract: Pregnant women…
  • Apr 24

    SEALS Prospective Law Teachers Workshop

    SEALS Prospective Law Teachers Workshop
    Friend-of-blog Bradley Areheart (Tennessee) sends along this important announcement about the Prospective Law Teachers Workshop at SEALS: "Each year, SEALS hosts a Prospective Law Teachers Workshop, which provides opportunities for…
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California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

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

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    In Re B.M. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 20, 2017)

    In Re B.M. (Cal. Ct. App. - April 20, 2017)
    Is a butter knife -- the same one you probably used in the last 24 hours -- a "deadly weapon" in California?The Court of Appeal has previously said "No."  The Court of Appeal in this opinion says "Yes," calling the prior opinion "wrongly…
  • Apr 24

    People v. Vela (Cal. Ct. App. - April 24, 2017)

    People v. Vela (Cal. Ct. App. - April 24, 2017)
    Here are the underlying facts from today's opinion:"When they arrived in Santa Ana, Martinez drove around 7th Street’s territory. As they were cruising the area, they talked about Ochoa’s gun and were looking for rival gang…
  • Apr 24

    John v. Superior Court (Cal. Supreme Court - April 21, 2017)

    John v. Superior Court (Cal. Supreme Court - April 21, 2017)
    The California Supreme Court held long ago -- like, a year ago -- that the vexatious litigant statute doesn't apply to defendants who file an appeal when they've been sued (and lost) as a defendant.Now, a year later, the Court revises and…
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PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Apr 26

    "Gimme My Drugs"

    "Gimme My Drugs"
    My last post was a little depressing (even for me) so I thought I’d bring my blog stint to a close with another big event in the death penalty world this past week: the FDA’s final decision on 1000 vials of imported sodium thiopental. To…
  • Apr 26

    Problems of scope and nomenclature in nationwide injunction

    Problems of scope and nomenclature in nationwide injunction
    Judge Orrick in the Northern District of California preliminarily enjoined President Trump's Executive Order stripping "sanctuary" cities of federal funds. As per usual in these cases nowadays, Judge Orrick made the injunction…
  • Apr 26

    Better Call Saul does professional responsibility

    Better Call Saul does professional responsibility
    If Season 1 of Better Call Saul brought us impact civil litigation, and Season 2 brought us competition for clients, Season 3 is poised to bring us the attorney-disciplinary process. As things stand entering Episode 3-04, Chuck baited Jimmy…
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Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Apr 26

    Israel Reflections 2017–Day One–or, Should a Bartender Be the Next Mediator for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

    Israel Reflections 2017–Day One–or, Should a Bartender Be the Next Mediator for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
    I am going to start posting the student reflections from the trip on a regular basis for the next couple weeks–hope you enjoy! For the start of our Israel trip this year, we first stopped for an overlook of Jerusalem. Here our tour…
  • Apr 26

    Innovation at the Food-Energy-Water Nexu

    Innovation at the Food-Energy-Water Nexu
    I have previously written in this space about the importance of policy innovation at the food-energy-water nexus. On Tuesday, May 16, Marquette Law School will host an interactive and interdisciplinary workshop to explore those issues,…
  • Apr 25

    The Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education: A Prologue

    The Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education: A Prologue
    On April 25, Marquette University Law School announced the creation of the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education. The center will be supported by a gift of $5.5 million from Sheldon and Marianne Lubar. The Lubar Center…
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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
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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/
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Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Apr 25

    The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria

    The Legality Surrounding the US Strikes in Syria
    by Nancy Simons by Nancy Simons [Nancy Simons is a Belgian lawyer and serves on the International Bar Association’s Drones Task Force. Her professional background lies in international law generally. She has worked at a number of…
  • Apr 20

    Why Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention Is Illegal and Potentially Criminal

    Why Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention Is Illegal and Potentially Criminal
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller I read Jennifer Trahan’s post yesterday with great interest — but not surprisingly I disagree with it. Before I get to my disagreements, though, I think it’s bizarre that we are…
  • Apr 19

    Why It Doesn’t Seem to Matter that the Syria Strikes Violated International Law

    Why It Doesn’t Seem to Matter that the Syria Strikes Violated International Law
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku Over at Vox, I have published an essay fleshing out the thoughts I first published here on the legality of the recent U.S. cruise missile attacks on Syria and the international reaction to it. President Donald…
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Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Apr 24

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Evelyn S. Anderson, Note, Wealth and Knowledge: Strengthening the Economy by Expanding the Qualified Purchaser "Sophisticated"…
  • Apr 24

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Craig Boyd, Comment, Appraisal Arbitrage: Closing the Floodgates on Hedge Funds and Activist Shareholders, 65 U. Kan. L. Rev. 497 (2016).…
  • Apr 11

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Ilya Beylin, A Reassessment of the Clearing Mandate: How the Clearing Mandate Affects Swap Trading Behavior and the Consequences for…
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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Apr 24

    Preston L. Pugh Joins Miller & Chevalier

    Preston L. Pugh Joins Miller & Chevalier
    Attorney Preston Pugh joined Miller & Chevalier Chartered in the litigation Department. (see here). Preston "Pugh counsels and defends clients in complex civil and criminal litigation, internal investigations, and government…
  • Apr 24

    Farha - Cert Denied

    Farha - Cert Denied
    The Supreme Court denied cert this morning in Farha v. United States leaving the 11th Circuit decision (Clay) on mens rea standing. For prior discussion of this case see here. (esp)
  • Apr 6

    Rosenzweig on Mike Flynn's Immunity Gambit

    Rosenzweig on Mike Flynn's Immunity Gambit
    My old friend Paul "Bunky" Rosenzweig has written an informative primer on immunity from prosecution in the wake of news that former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn wants immunity, purportedly so that he can "tell…
Rank this Week: 225

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Feb 23

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law
    South Texas Law Review is hosting its 23rd Annual Symposium tomorrow, February 24, at the school's downtown campus. Information about this symposium is here. Craig Estlinbaum
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
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Dissenting Justice

Dissenting Justice

Provides commentary on law, politics and justice. By Professor Darren Hutchinson.

http://dissentingjustice.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 254

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/
  • 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 
  • May 16

    Gault @ 50

    Gault @ 50
    No description is available at this time.
  • May 3

    Cradle to Kindergarten

    Cradle to Kindergarten
    No description is available at this time.
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Aggravated Sexual Assault, Due Process and the Social-networking Website

    Aggravated Sexual Assault, Due Process and the Social-networking Website
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Texas – Houston: Whitfield v. State, 2017 WL 946757 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatHerman Ray Whitfield was convicted by a jury of…
  • Apr 24

    The Lawyer, His Business Associate and the Email

    The Lawyer, His Business Associate and the Email
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit: In re Grand Jury Matter #3, 847 F.3d 157 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[t]his appeal presents an unusual question of appellate…
  • Apr 23

    The Motor Vehicle Accident, the Death and Texting

    The Motor Vehicle Accident, the Death and Texting
    The Motor Vehicle Accident, Death and TextingThis post examines a recent opinion the Supreme Court -Genesee County, New York issued in a civil case: Vega v. Crane, 2017 N.Y. Slip Op. 27062 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining…
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Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Apr 26

    Gender & Race Inequality on the Blawgosphere?

    Gender & Race Inequality on the Blawgosphere?
    Here’s the abstract: The use of the Internet and other digital media to disseminate scholarship has great potential for expanding the range of voices in legal scholarship. Legal blogging, in particular, with its shorter, more informal form,…
  • Apr 25

    Judges Know What 'All Due Respect' Really Means—And Other Tips From the Bench

    Judges Know What 'All Due Respect' Really Means—And Other Tips From the Bench
    The D.C. Bar blog leads us to an interview with San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow: San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow says the reputation an attorney establishes in one judge's courtroom will spread far beyond…
  • Apr 24

    10 Worst Airlines for Overbooking

    10 Worst Airlines for Overbooking
    Apropos of the recent United Air debacle: from the Conde Nast Traveler: Here's the full list of the worst airlines and their rates, in terms of oversale IDBs. According to the Department of Transportation's most recent Air Travel Consumer…
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