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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

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 5

    Prasad Presents Starving the Beast: The 1981 Reagan Tax Cut Today at UCLA

    Prasad Presents Starving the Beast: The 1981 Reagan Tax Cut Today at UCLA
    Monica Prasad (Northwestern) presents Starving the Beast: The 1981 Reagan Tax Cut at UCLA today as part of its Colloquium on Tax Policy and Public Finance hosted by Jason Oh and Alexander Wu: The debt when Reagan entered office was just over…
  • Mar 5

    Kysar Presents Interpreting Tax Treaties at Harvard

    Kysar Presents Interpreting Tax Treaties at Harvard
    Rebecca Kysar (Brooklyn) presented Interpreting Tax Treaties at Harvard yesterday as part of its Tax Law, Policy and Practice Workshop Series hosted by Daniel Halperin and Stephen Shay: The circumstances, if any, that permit a non-uniform, or…
  • Mar 5

    Hickman Presents Treasury's Retroactivity Today at Iowa

    Hickman Presents Treasury's Retroactivity Today at Iowa
    Kristin Hickman (Minnesota) presents Treasury's Retroactivity at Iowa today as part of its Faculty Workshop Series: In Bowen v. Georgetown University Hospital, the Supreme Court described retroactivity as "not favored in the law"…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Mar 5

    Schwartz on McCulloch v. Maryland

    Schwartz on McCulloch v. Maryland
    David S. Schwartz (University of Wisconsin Law School) has posted Misreading Mcculloch v. Maryland on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The conventional reading of McCulloch v. Maryland maintains that that opinion established the constitutional…
  • Mar 5

    Sheppard on Economic Justice & Constitutional Right

    Sheppard on Economic Justice & Constitutional Right
    Colleen Sheppard (McGill University, Faculty of Law) has posted 'Bread and Roses': Economic Justice and Constitutional Rights (Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Socio-economic inequality and…
  • Mar 5

    Crowe on International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights Law

    Crowe on International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights Law
    Jonathan Crowe (The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law) has posted Coherence and Acceptance in International Law: Can Humanitarianism and Human Rights Be Reconciled? (Adelaide Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 251-267, 2014)…
Rank this Week: 6

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: 10

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 5

    From the Bookshelves: Karen Leonard, Making Ethnic Choice

    From the Bookshelves: Karen Leonard, Making Ethnic Choice
    Making Ethnic Choices, which is a 1994 book written by Professor Karen Isaksen Leonard (UC Irvine, Anthropology), examines the legal, social, cultural and political factors that led to marriages between Punjabi men and Mexican women in the…
  • Mar 5

    ABC's New TV Show "American Crime," Race and Immigration

    ABC's New TV Show "American Crime," Race and Immigration
    ABC has a new TV show, "American Crime," that will begin airing tonight. The show revolves around the murder of a war veteran and attempted murder of his wife, the victims' families and the suspects and their families. Created by...
  • Mar 5

    Homeless Man Killed by LA Police Thought to Be Immigrant from Cameroon

    Homeless Man Killed by LA Police Thought to Be Immigrant from Cameroon
    As the Los Angeles Times reports, the Los Angeles Police Department earlier this week killed -- in an incident caught on videotape -- a homeless person who is believed to be an immigrant from Cameroon and also believed to have...
Rank this Week: 16

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/
  • Mar 5

    Happy Stress Test Day!

    Happy Stress Test Day!
    The 31 banks subject to stress tests - to see how their positions would hold up if the economy hypothetically...
  • Mar 4

    The Spread Of The Resource Extraction Reporting Requirement, In A Map

    The Spread Of The Resource Extraction Reporting Requirement, In A Map
    The SEC still hasn't gotten around to finishing the latest version of the resource extraction rule, which requires publicly traded...
  • Mar 3

    Fixing Law Review Submission

    Fixing Law Review Submission
    Redyip has returned, and by virtue of my new role as Associate Dean for Faculty Development, I'm more interested than...
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Mar 5

    Avoiding Union Avoidance

    Avoiding Union Avoidance
    There is a really interesting article over at the Washington Post which looks at some of the problems of dwindling unionization. The article comes at a time when another Wisconsin bill is set to undermine even more labor rights. What...
  • Mar 3

    Arkansas Joins Tennessee in Prohibiting Local Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

    Arkansas Joins Tennessee in Prohibiting Local Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
    Last week, the Arkansas legislature prohibited local governments in that State from exceeding State law anti-discrimination protections—including protections against employment discrimination. The legislation—Act No. 137, or the…
  • Mar 1

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby
    Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo) has just posted on SSRN his article (42 Rutgers Law Record 109-25) The Aftermath of Hobby Lobby: HSAs and HRAs as the Least Restrictive Means. Here's an excerpt from the abstract: In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores,...
Rank this Week: 18

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 5

    Mounting Costs of Long-Term Care Insurance

    Mounting Costs of Long-Term Care Insurance
    For about 1.2 million Americans, Tom McInerney will be paying their nursing home bill. McInerney, 58, is the chief executive officer of Genworth Financial Inc., the giant of long-term care insurance. Long-term care policies written years ago…
  • Mar 5

    Article on the Institution of the Trust in Ireland

    Article on the Institution of the Trust in Ireland
    Oonagh B. Breen (University of California, Davis) recently published an article entitled, National Perspectives: The Institution of the Trust in Ireland, UCD Working Papers in Law, Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies Research Paper No.…
  • Mar 5

    'Strange Inheritance' Picked Up for Second Season

    'Strange Inheritance' Picked Up for Second Season
    Fox Business Network (FBN) has picked up a second season of the hit new primetime show Strange Inheritance. Bill Shine, executive vice president of FBN made the announcement, saying, “Whether a family business or a forgotten heirloom,…
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 5

    On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law

    On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law
    Marek Martyniszyn (Queen's Belfast) and Maciej Bernatt (Warsaw) describe On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law. ABSTRACT: January 2015 marks entry into force of the 2014 Amendment Act, reforming Poland’s…
  • Mar 5

    Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective

    Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective
    Frederic Marty has a new paper (in French) on Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective. ABSTRACT: A lot of cases had arouse in the past decade about agreements between regional airports and low-cost…
  • Mar 5

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market
    Daniel S. Hosken, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and Steven Tenn, Charles River Associates analyze Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Markets. ABSTRACT: In this essay, we describe antitrust analysis of…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Alabama Supreme Court Upholds State's Tuition and Scholarship Tax Credit Law

    Alabama Supreme Court Upholds State's Tuition and Scholarship Tax Credit Law
    In Magee v. Boyd, (AL Sup. Ct., March 2, 2015), the Alabama Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality under the state constitution of Alabama's law creating a refundable income tax credit to parent of students in failing schools to be…
  • Mar 5

    District Court Invalidates Nebraska Bans on Same-Sex Marriage

    District Court Invalidates Nebraska Bans on Same-Sex Marriage
    In Waters v. Ricketts, (D NE, March 2, 2015), a Nebraska federal district court issued a preliminary injunction, effective March 9, prohibiting enforcement of the state's laws that bar same-sex marriage and recognition of same-sex…
  • Mar 5

    6th Circuit En Banc Hears Arguments In Arab Festival Proselytization Case

    6th Circuit En Banc Hears Arguments In Arab Festival Proselytization Case
    Yesterday the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, heard oral arguments in Bible Believers vs Wayne County. (Audio of full oral arguments.)  In the case, a 3-judge panel last year, in a 2-1 decision, affirmed the…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 5

    The Persistence of Disproportionate Minority Contact

    The Persistence of Disproportionate Minority Contact
    Yesterday, DoJ issued its report on the Ferguson Police Department. Among many other failings, the report revealed the disproportionate rate at which African Americans come in contact with the Ferguson Police Department. While they account…
  • Mar 5

    SCOTUS's incoherent media policie

    SCOTUS's incoherent media policie
    I am on record (here and elsewhere) favoring video-recording of SCOTUS arguments. It follows that I view its current policy--same-day transcript, same-week audio, no-week video, same-day audio for certain important cases if the Justice so…
  • Mar 5

    Teaching professionalism -- my starting point

    Teaching professionalism -- my starting point
    First, thank you to the PrawsBlawg team for calling me up from Triple-A this month. Before I joined the academy, I spent a lot of time in the Army, to include several years as a student in various Army schools and three years as a professor…
Rank this Week: 24

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 5

    Canadians Create New Searchable Database of Edward Snowden Document

    Canadians Create New Searchable Database of Edward Snowden Document
    George Raine, a recent graduate of the Faculty of Information’s Master of Information program at the University of Toronto, has created the Snowden Surveillance Archive, a searchable database of all the publicly released classified…
  • Mar 5

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Roach on Terrorism Prosecutions in Post-9/11 Canada

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Roach on Terrorism Prosecutions in Post-9/11 Canada
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Mar 5

    Employer Harassed, Stalked and Threatened Employee Because of Sexual Orientation

    Employer Harassed, Stalked and Threatened Employee Because of Sexual Orientation
    In Graham v Shear Logic Hairstyling, an employee was awarded $11,400 representing general damages for denigration of her dignity and self-respect, and for psychological and emotional harm she experienced due to discrimination in employment on…
Rank this Week: 29

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    More on Thomson's understanding of philosophy

    More on Thomson's understanding of philosophy
    Again from Portraits of American Philosophy, Judith Jarvis Thomson writes: [W]hich nonphilosophical beliefs are such that a philosopher tries to explain what makes them true? Moore had invited us to take the beliefs to include that there are…
  • Mar 5

    The first five laws of cyber-dynamic

    The first five laws of cyber-dynamic
    First Law of Cyber-dynamics: any unmoderated comment thread will reduce the total amount of knowledge and understanding in the world in proportion to its length. Second Law of Cyber-dynamics: any unmoderated comment thread on a post touching…
  • Mar 5

    "How to live like a Stoic"

    "How to live like a Stoic"
    But would Stoics blog? (Thanks to Massimo Pigliucci for the pointer.)
Rank this Week: 35

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Mar 5

    Amendments To Australian Broadcast Law May Not Have Effect Intended

    Amendments To Australian Broadcast Law May Not Have Effect Intended
    Broadcasters say that amendments to the Australian Broadcasting Services Act could result in unintended consequences. The federal government wants more Australian content on television, but what might actually happen is a shift of broadcast…
  • Mar 5

    Consumer Privacy, Social Networking Sites, and the Right To Be Forgotten

    Consumer Privacy, Social Networking Sites, and the Right To Be Forgotten
    Paul J. Steinbart, Arizona State University School of Accountancy, David Truog II, Arizona State University, Mark J. Keith, Brigham Young University, Marriott School, and Jeffry Babb, West Texas A & M University, have published The Right…
  • Mar 5

    Do the Distinctions Between "Content-Neutral" and "Content-Based" Still Serve Us Well?

    Do the Distinctions Between "Content-Neutral" and "Content-Based" Still Serve Us Well?
    R. George Wright, Indiana University School of Law (Indianapolis), has published Content-Neutral and Content-Based Regulations of Speech: A Distinction that is No Longer Worth the Fuss. Here is the abstract. The popular binary distinction…
Rank this Week: 36

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
Rank this Week: 37

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

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

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    The March Issue of the New York Legal Ethics Reporter is Out!

    The March Issue of the New York Legal Ethics Reporter is Out!
    In a previous post, I announced the launch of the New York Legal Ethics Reporter (NYLER). NYLER is a monthly publication focusing on developments in New York legal ethics and professional responsibility. The March issue is now out. It…
  • Mar 5

    A Place for Prosecutorial Self-Regulation

    A Place for Prosecutorial Self-Regulation
    Bruce Green brought a recent student note to my attention on the problem of prosecutors reading mail from inmate to their lawyers. Because all mail is routinely read, the attorney-client privilege does not apply, and courts have generally…
  • Mar 3

    Hillary Clinton's Email and Rule 1.1 Comment [6]

    Hillary Clinton's Email and Rule 1.1 Comment [6]
    The unfortunate news today that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address throughout her tenure as Secretary of State, and had no government email address at all, will of course play into the long running narrative about the Clintons.…
Rank this Week: 38

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 5

    Call for Proposals – International Law Weekend 2015

    Call for Proposals – International Law Weekend 2015
    International Law Weekend 2015 (ILW 2015) – the premier international law event of the fall season  – is scheduled for November 5-7, 2015 in New York City.  The event is sponsored by the American…
  • Mar 4

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)
      The University of Iceland Human Rights Institute and iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation´s Centre of Excellence for International Courts at Copenhagen University, will host a seminar on “Methods of Human…
  • Mar 4

    On the Job! CJA seeks Senior Staff Attorney/Staff Attorney

    On the Job! CJA seeks Senior Staff Attorney/Staff Attorney
    The Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA) seeks a Senior Staff Attorney or a Staff Attorney. CJA is an international human rights organization dedicated to deterring torture and other severe human rights abuses around the…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Mar 3

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate
    Yesterday I attended the Coral Gables Forum candidates’ debate for Coral Gables Commission Group V election. This is the race with the most candidates, making the events most difficult – they’re not real debates, and every…
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
Rank this Week: 41

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 44

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/
  • Feb 25

    More on Yates: Fish and Overcriminalization

    More on Yates: Fish and Overcriminalization
    Co-blogger Solomon Wisenberg's post on today's Supreme Court decision in Yates v. United States highlights the plurality opinion that focuses on a straight statutory interpretation analysis. But there is an interesting and important note in…
  • Feb 25

    You Must Remember This. A Fish Is Just A Fish.

    You Must Remember This. A Fish Is Just A Fish.
    The U.S. Supreme Court has rendered its opinion in Yates v. United States. A fish is still a fish, but it is not a tangible object under 18 U.S.C. Section 1519, which was passed as part of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act....
  • Feb 17

    The Kroll Report on UT-Austin and the Limits of Internal Investigation

    The Kroll Report on UT-Austin and the Limits of Internal Investigation
    Any internal white collar invesitgation is limited by the nature and scope of the investigation and the power of the entity conducting it. And those are just the tangible, objective limiting factors. Are you reporting to the Audit Committee…
Rank this Week: 46

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

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

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 48

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Mar 5

    Mungan & Klick on Criminals' Risk Preference

    Mungan & Klick on Criminals' Risk Preference
    Murat C. Mungan and Jonathan Klick (Florida State University - College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School) have posted Identifying Criminals’ Risk Preferences on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There is a 250 year old presumption…
  • Mar 5

    Slobogin on Standing and Covert Surveillance

    Slobogin on Standing and Covert Surveillance
    Christopher Slobogin (Vanderbilt University - Law School) has posted Standing and Covert Surveillance (Pepperdine Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article, written for a symposium on national security, describes…
  • Mar 4

    Buller on The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeal

    Buller on The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeal
    Tyler J. Buller has posted The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeals (Journal of Appellate Practice & Process, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Iowa’s indigent defendants are represented on appeal by a combination of public…
Rank this Week: 52

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 56

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 57

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/
  • Mar 5

    Two Symposia

    Two Symposia
    There are two symposia of potential interest tomorrow: In New York City, Fordham Law Review hosts "Fighting Corruption in America and Abroad," a one-day symposium. The full schedule is here. In Gulfport, Florida, tomorrow, Stetson…
  • Feb 25

    Attorney Strike

    Attorney Strike
    Several years ago, I published a short article where I explained that attorneys are employees too and are entitled to the same protections as everyone else. You can download a copy of that article at no charge here. The reality...
  • Feb 9

    How Much Is An Adjunct Worth?

    How Much Is An Adjunct Worth?
    We all know that adjuncts are underpaid-grossly underpaid. But, how much are we worth? Certainly, most would agree that law school and med school profs should be paid more than college profs because the tuition is much higher. But, what...
Rank this Week: 58

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Schmidt's Jotwell review of Wright's "Sharing the Prize"

    Schmidt's Jotwell review of Wright's "Sharing the Prize"
    Jotwell's latest legal history posting is Christopher Schmidt's review of Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South by Gavin Wright (Belknap Press, 2013)."Quantitative scholars too often…
  • Mar 4

    Edwards's "Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction"

    Edwards's "Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction"
    Laura F. Edwards, the Peabody Family Professor of History at Duke University has published A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights, in the  New Histories of American Law series of the Cambridge University…
  • Mar 3

    New Release: Hollis-Brusky on the The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution

    New Release: Hollis-Brusky on the The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution
    New from Oxford University Press: Ideas with Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution (Jan. 2015), by Amanda Hollis-Brusky (Pomona College). A description from the Press:There are few intellectual movements…
Rank this Week: 59

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/
  • Mar 5

    Easier To Pay The Late Fee

    Easier To Pay The Late Fee
    A reprimand was imposed by the North Carolina State Bar for this misconduct You failed to timely submit your CLE Annual Report form to the Board of Continuing Legal Education, resulting in a late fee assessed against you. You requested...
  • Mar 4

    No Cla

    No Cla
    A decision issued today by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit The law firm of Leeds, Morelli & Brown PC, representing 587 plaintiffs with discrimination claims against their employer, defendant‐appellant Nextel…
  • Mar 4

    A Valuable Resource Is Restored To Practice

    A Valuable Resource Is Restored To Practice
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has reinstated an attorney suspended for two years as a result of a bribery conviction. Kerr was admitted to the Oklahoma Bar in September 2006, and became an associate attorney with the firm of Ogle &...
Rank this Week: 61

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 64

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Irreparable harm webinar tomorrow

    Irreparable harm webinar tomorrow
    Please click on the link below to register for a timely lunchtime teleseminar where our panel of experts will address the status of “irreparable harm” in Lanham Act false advertising cases. Recent cases have suggested that…
  • Mar 4

    UK ad regulator finds Israel falsely advertised

    UK ad regulator finds Israel falsely advertised
    By implying that the Old City of Jerusalem was recognized as being in Israel, rather than in occupied Palestinian territories.  File under: having the First Amendment makes the US very…
  • Mar 2

    Pregnancy clinic ads are commercial speech

    Pregnancy clinic ads are commercial speech
    First Resort, Inc. v. Herrera, No. C 11-5534 (N.D. Cal. Feb. 20, 2015)     The court rejected a facial challenge to San Francisco’s Pregnancy Information Disclosure and Protection Ordinance, “aimed at ensuring…
Rank this Week: 69

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    For Your Listening Enjoyment

    For Your Listening Enjoyment
    Two new podcasts for your listening pleasure. Here’s this week’s episode of Rational Security, on which Shane Harris, Tamara Cofman Wittes, and I discuss Susan Rice’s speech to AIPAC, recent developments in Guantanamo…
  • Mar 5

    Thoughts on the Petraeus Plea

    Thoughts on the Petraeus Plea
    Over at The Intercept, Peter Maass complains that the plea deal for David Petraeus is “yet another example of a senior official treated leniently for the sorts of violations that lower-level officials are punished severely…
  • Mar 5

    Yesterday in U.S. v. Tsarnaev: Prosecution Witnesse

    Yesterday in U.S. v. Tsarnaev: Prosecution Witnesse
    With opening statements made, prosecutors in the capital case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev commenced their presentation of evidence.  An overview of the day’s testimony—which spanned some of the morning and all of the…
Rank this Week: 70

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 76

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Mar 5

    Bankruptcy Filings Down Again 10.1% in February 2015

    Bankruptcy Filings Down Again 10.1% in February 2015
    Thanks to Epiq Systems, the latest monthly bankruptcy figures are out, and they show a 10.1% year-over-year decline. We now have had 52 straight months of year-over-year declines in the U.S. bankruptcy filing rate. The graph to the right…
  • Mar 5

    Credit Slips Bloggers' Amicus Briefs in Caulkett

    Credit Slips Bloggers' Amicus Briefs in Caulkett
    With my attention drawn to other matters, my personal blogging has been light for the past month. One of the things that had my attention was the Caulkett case currently pending before the Supreme Court. The issue in Caulkett is...
  • Mar 3

    Servicing Matter

    Servicing Matter
    I am so pleased to offer the following post by Carolina Reid, a premier housing researcher at UC Berkeley, about her excellent study of how mortgage servicers matter in creating home-saving opportunities. Welcome Carolina to Credit Slips. By…
Rank this Week: 77

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/
  • Mar 4

    Scott Walker Now Supports 20-Week Abortion Ban

    Scott Walker Now Supports 20-Week Abortion Ban
    The Huffington Post: Scott Walker Pumps Up Anti-Abortion Cred By Backing 20-Week Ban, by Lydia O'Connor: Days after coming under conservative fire for making vaguely pro-choice comments, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) released a letter…
  • Mar 4

    Multiple Abortion Restrictions in Ohio Reduce Acce

    Multiple Abortion Restrictions in Ohio Reduce Acce
    NPR - blog: Abortion Restrictions Complicate Access For Ohio Women, by Jennifer Ludden: Ohio may not have gotten the national attention of say, Texas, but a steady stream of abortion restrictions over the past four years has helped close…
  • Mar 4

    Obama's Tenure a Disappointment on Reproductive Health and Right

    Obama's Tenure a Disappointment on Reproductive Health and Right
    The Hill - Congress Blog: The hard truth about reproductive health under Obama, by Jon O'Brien: There’s no doubt that the election and reelection of Barack Obama will always and rightfully be remembered as groundbreaking, historical wins.…
Rank this Week: 78

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Federalism and the burden of textual clarity on the challengers in King v. Burwell

    Federalism and the burden of textual clarity on the challengers in King v. Burwell
    I have a new piece at Politico that follows up on the federalism arguments in King v. Burwell, the challenge to the Obamacare subsidies heard by the Court this week.  Here is an excerpt and link to the full piece:Federalism comes into…
  • Mar 5

    The Secretary of State's E-mail

    The Secretary of State's E-mail
    I have nothing to say about the legalities of Secretary of State Clinton's e-mail practices, except perhaps to note that the reporting on the legal aspects of it (and, as far as I've seen, the general blogging about those aspects) is truly…
  • Mar 5

    Coercion of the States in King--and the federalism canon

    Coercion of the States in King--and the federalism canon
    In the wake of the oral argument in King v. Burwell yesterday, supporters of the challengers (and even somewho support the government’s view) have taken to the newspapers and the blogs in droves to address Justice Kennedy’s…
Rank this Week: 82

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Mar 4

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of Ammunition Regulation

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of Ammunition Regulation
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Fyock v. City of Sunnyvale, the Ninth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of a voter initiative, Measure C, prohibiting possession of "a…
  • Mar 4

    Obamacare Subsidies May Turn on Federalism, Constitutional Avoidance

    Obamacare Subsidies May Turn on Federalism, Constitutional Avoidance
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in King v. Burwell, the case testing whether IRS tax subsidies to health-insurance purchasers on a federally-facilitated exchange violate the ACA. We…
  • Mar 3

    Alabama Supreme Court Orders Probate Judges to Discontinue Issuing Same-Sex Marriage License

    Alabama Supreme Court Orders Probate Judges to Discontinue Issuing Same-Sex Marriage License
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In a per curiam opinion in excess of 130 pages, the Alabama Supreme Court has ordered certain probate judges to 'discontinue the issuance of marriage licenses to…
Rank this Week: 85

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Mar 4

    The Market for Business Law Jobs: What Does It Really Look Like?

    The Market for Business Law Jobs: What Does It Really Look Like?
    In response to my earlier post entitled "So . . . You Think You Want a Business Law Job . . . .," a reader commented as follows: I have also seen the shift of students in my college going...
  • Mar 3

    A Delaware Law Insider: A Nexus between Shareholder Activism & Hobby Lobby?

    A Delaware Law Insider: A Nexus between Shareholder Activism & Hobby Lobby?
    The Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law recently published a March 6, 2014, lecture from Former Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Myron T. Steele, Continuity and Change in Delaware Corporate Law Jurisprudence (available on…
  • Mar 3

    A quick plug

    A quick plug
    I finally got it together and opened an account on SSRN (I know, I know), and posted two of my forthcoming pieces there. The first, Searching for Market Efficiency, is a very short comment that will be published in the...
Rank this Week: 88

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Mar 5

    The Place of Legal Scholarship in the Academy

    The Place of Legal Scholarship in the Academy
    My last post generated some spirited and thoughtful comments. Some of those comments seemed to miss my point, so I thought I would expand here. Several of the comments were that I somehow misunderstood Harrison & Mashburn, because law…
  • Mar 5

    Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship Symposium Offers Perspectives on Engaged Scholarship and the Changing Definition of Scholarly Work

    Associate Dean for Research & Scholarship Symposium Offers Perspectives on Engaged Scholarship and the Changing Definition of Scholarly Work
    The Touro Law Review has published a symposium, “Perspectives from an Associate Dean: Scholarship and School Visibility,” coordinated by Associate Dean Fabio Arcila. A theme running through the five essays is not only the balancing of…
  • Mar 4

    Solicitation of Responses to Lessig at Cleveland-Marshall

    Solicitation of Responses to Lessig at Cleveland-Marshall
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and the Cleveland State Law Review will be hosting Professor Lawrence Lessig on April 17, 2015. His address is “How Money (in politics) Matters.” The Cleveland State Law Review is building a symposium…
Rank this Week: 89

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Mar 5

    Does More Coffee Mean Less Arterial Plaque? | Medpage Today

    Does More Coffee Mean Less Arterial Plaque? | Medpage Today
    Moderate coffee consumption was associated with a decreased risk of high coronary artery calcium (CAC) scores in asymptomatic people, according to a population-based study from Korea. via www.medpagetoday.com I'm on sabbatical so I don't have…
  • Mar 5

    Did John Roberts Tip His Hand? - The New Yorker

    Did John Roberts Tip His Hand? - The New Yorker
    The Supreme Court oral argument on Wednesday in King v. Burwell featured thousands of words, dozens of provocative questions, two engaged and skillful lawyers—and one very striking silence. Chief Justice John Roberts, usually among the…
  • Mar 5

    Psychedelic Drugs Don't Break Your Brain

    Psychedelic Drugs Don't Break Your Brain
    (Newser) – Are "acid casualties" a myth? While using LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, or mescaline carries the risk of a bad trip, there doesn't seem to be any increased risk of psychosis or other mental-health conditions, according to a pair…
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PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Mar 5

    On the Terror of Renting Your Home

    On the Terror of Renting Your Home
    Penny Anderson on the feelings of insecurity that arise when tenure is insecure: My bedroom has three dirty, off-white walls (magnolia – the blandness of choice for buy to let rentiers) while one (just one) wall is a vibrant, intrusive...
  • Mar 5

    Layard & Milling on Protest and the Planning Proce

    Layard & Milling on Protest and the Planning Proce
    Antonia Layard (Bristol) & Jane Milling (Independent) have posted Creative Place-Making: Where Legal Geography Meets Legal Consciousness (Book Chapter) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: This chapter investigates how creative participation in…
  • Mar 5

    Eagle on Engineering Urban Densification

    Eagle on Engineering Urban Densification
    Steven Eagle (George Mason) has posted On Engineering Urban Densification (Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: City planning in America began as a Progressive Era exercise, intended to pre-serve…
Rank this Week: 94

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/
  • Mar 3

    NASAA Offers Legislative Agenda for 114th Congre

    NASAA Offers Legislative Agenda for 114th Congre
    Details available here.
  • Mar 3

    This Week in Securities Litigation

    This Week in Securities Litigation
    The SEC Actions Blog has compiled This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending February 27, 2015).
  • Feb 23

    SEC Speaks 2015

    SEC Speaks 2015
    At SEC Speaks 2015 on February 20, 2015 in Washington, D.C., Chair Mary Jo White, Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar, Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher, Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar, and Commissioner Kara M. Stein delivered remarks. The texts of…
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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: 99

Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
Rank this Week: 102

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/
  • Mar 4

    Adware Advertiser Sidesteps Liability

    Adware Advertiser Sidesteps Liability
    This case involves a browser plug-in from IMS, whose affiliates allegedly surreptitiously installed the plug-in on users’ computers. The plug-in allegedly caused pop-up ads to appear when users visited designated websites. Reed Elsevier…
  • Feb 25

    Which Was Dumber–Trash-Talking Tweeting, Or The Decision To Prosecute For It?

    Which Was Dumber–Trash-Talking Tweeting, Or The Decision To Prosecute For It?
    Robert Metzinger made the following four tweets during the 2013 World Series in St. Louis: Going to be tailgating with a #PressureCooker during games 3-4-5 in #STL during #WorldSeries. #STLStrong #GoCards #postseason from Springfield, MO.…
  • Feb 25

    Blogiversary Bonus! A Video Interview About the Blog

    Blogiversary Bonus! A Video Interview About the Blog
    Earlier this month, we celebrated the blog’s 10 year anniversary. In preparation for the anniversary, my RA Addam suggested making a video to help celebrate. After all, we don’t normally generate video content, so I thought it…
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