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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/
  • Apr 24

    Hemel Presents The Federalist Safeguards of Progressive Taxation Today At Pepperdine

    Hemel Presents The Federalist Safeguards of Progressive Taxation Today At Pepperdine
    Daniel Hemel (Chicago) presents The Federalist Safeguards of Progressive Taxation, 93 NYU L. Rev. ___ (2017), at Pepperdine today as part of our Tax Policy Workshop Series funded in part by a generous gift from Scott Racine: This essay…
  • Apr 24

    Trump Signs Executive Order Rolling Back Obama Tax Regulation

    Trump Signs Executive Order Rolling Back Obama Tax Regulation
    Executive Order, Identifying and Reducing Tax Regulatory Burdens (Aug. 21, 2017): By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy.…
  • Apr 24

    Jennifer Bard Sues University Of Cincinnati In Federal Court, Seeks Reinstatement As Law School Dean

    Jennifer Bard Sues University Of Cincinnati In Federal Court, Seeks Reinstatement As Law School Dean
    Following up on my previous posts (links below): Press Release: Jennifer Bard, the first female Dean of the College of Law at the University of Cincinnati (UC), late this past Friday filed a lawsuit against the University and its interim…
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: 9

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 24

    Bellia on a Code-Based Approach to Unauthorized Access Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

    Bellia on a Code-Based Approach to Unauthorized Access Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
    Patricia L. Bellia (Notre Dame Law School) has posted A Code-Based Approach to Unauthorized Access Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (George Washington Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 6, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Thirty years ago,...
  • Apr 24

    Binder, Weisberg, & Fissell on Capital Punishment of Unintentional Felony Murder

    Binder, Weisberg, & Fissell on Capital Punishment of Unintentional Felony Murder
    Guyora Binder, Robert Weisberg and Brenner M. Fissell (University at Buffalo Law School, Stanford Law School and Georgetown Law) have posted Capital Punishment of Unintentional Felony Murder (92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1141 (2017)) on SSRN. Here…
  • Apr 24

    Bar-Siman-Tov on "The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses" by Kouroutaki

    Bar-Siman-Tov on "The Constitutional Value of Sunset Clauses" by Kouroutaki
    Ittai Bar-Siman-Tov (Bar-Ilan University Law Faculty) has posted The Lives and Times of Temporary Legislation and Sunset Clauses (American Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This review essay is a book…
Rank this Week: 11

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/
  • Apr 24

    Nancy Morawetz: The Power at Stake in Maslenjak

    Nancy Morawetz: The Power at Stake in Maslenjak
    The Power at Stake in Maslenjak by Nancy Morawetz Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear argument in Maslenjak v. United States, a case in which the government seeks extraordinary power to jail and strip citizenship from anyone based on an...
  • Apr 24

    From the Bookshelves: Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus: Immigrant Incorporation in New Destinations by Stefanie Chamber

    From the Bookshelves: Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus: Immigrant Incorporation in New Destinations by Stefanie Chamber
    Somalis in the Twin Cities and Columbus: Immigrant Incorporation in New Destinations by Stefanie Chambers n the early 1990s, Somali refugees arrived in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Later in the decade, an additional influx of…
  • Apr 24

    US, California Attorney Generals Disagree on Immigration Enforcement

    US, California Attorney Generals Disagree on Immigration Enforcement
    As the Los Angeles Times reports, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions yesterday responded to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's claim that a federal immigration crackdown is “reckless.” Sessions accused state officials of…
Rank this Week: 16

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

    DNC Chairman Tom Perez routinely uses the word "shit" in speeches.

    DNC Chairman Tom Perez routinely uses the word "shit" in speeches.
    Politico reports:With children on stage behind him, Perez told an audience in Las Vegas this weekend that Trump "doesn't give a shit about health care."Perez, President Barack Obama's former labor secretary, made similar comments earlier this…
  • Apr 24

    Obama speaks!

    Obama speaks!
    He's back, and talking to students at the University of Chicago. I haven't watched it yet, but here's the whole thing. I'll comment later if I can think of anything:ADDED: Sorry, I cannot watch this. I'm just going to quote some things people…
  • Apr 24

    3 more things from "Shattered."

    3 more things from "Shattered."
    As I mentioned yesterday, I'm reading "Shattered/Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign." Listening to the audio version on my walk along the lake today...... I made a mental note of 3 words — "-splain-," "clutch," and "construction"…
Rank this Week: 18

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: 19

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 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…
  • Apr 18

    Wasserman Analyzes SCOTUS Oral Argument on MSPB Appeal

    Wasserman Analyzes SCOTUS Oral Argument on MSPB Appeal
    As a follow-up to last week's post on Perry v. MSPB, Howard Wasserman (FIU) has analyzed the oral arguments in that case over at ScotusBlog and PrawfsBlawg. As a bonus (apart from the merits of the MSPB case) he also...
Rank this Week: 20

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Article on Trustees Baring Legal Title

    Article on Trustees Baring Legal Title
    Tobias Barkley recently published an Article entitled, Trustees’ Bare Legal Title: Concept or Misconception?, 26 Australian Properly L.J. 44 (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: There is a widespread idea that trustees hold…
  • Apr 24

    European Nations Fail to Uphold Commitment to Returning Jewish Property

    European Nations Fail to Uphold Commitment to Returning Jewish Property
    Several European nations have failed to uphold their end of the deal after singing a 2009 declaration, the Terezin Declartion, detailing the treatment of immovable property restitution for those assets taken during the Holocaust-era. A new…
  • Apr 23

    Article on Fiduciary Duties in Social Enterprise

    Article on Fiduciary Duties in Social Enterprise
    Andrew S. Gold & Paul B. Miller recently published an Article entitled, Fiduciary Duties in Social Enterprise, Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise Law (Forthcoming 2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This chapter…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Criminal Complaints Filed Against JCC Bomb Threat Perpetrator

    Criminal Complaints Filed Against JCC Bomb Threat Perpetrator
    The Department of Justice announced that on Friday criminal complaints were filed against Michael Kadar, a dual American-Israeli citizen living in Israel, who allegedly telephoned bomb threats to Jewish institutions around the U.S.…
  • Apr 24

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Valeriano Diviacchi, Why Tolerate Law? (April 7, 2017).Eric Owusu Boahen & Emmanuel C. Mamatzakis, The Moderating Effect of Legal Environment on Culture and Religiosity Towards Classification Shifting Behaviour – Global…
  • Apr 23

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Jenkins v. Campose, (9th Cir., April 21, 2017), the 9th Circuit, reversing the ditrict court in part, held that defendants failed to show that a prohibition on wudhu in one of the prison restrooms is rationally related to a legitimate…
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/
  • Apr 24

    JOTWELL: Thornburg on Hoffman on plausibility pleading

    JOTWELL: Thornburg on Hoffman on plausibility pleading
    The new Courts Law essay is from Elizabeth Thornburg (SMU), reviewing Lonny Hoffman, Plausible Theory, Implausible Conclusions (U. Chi. L. Rev. Online), in which Hoffman responds to William H.J. Hubbard, A Fresh Look at Plausibility Pleading,…
  • Apr 24

    As Arkansas Doubles Down on Death, a Look at the First Four

    As Arkansas Doubles Down on Death, a Look at the First Four
    Assuming all goes according to plan, Arkansas will conduct 2 executions tonight—the nation’s first double-execution in over 15 years. For those just catching up, tonight’s events follow what was originally the state’s plan to execute…
  • Apr 24

    Counter-speech or heckler's veto?

    Counter-speech or heckler's veto?
    There are some troubling aspects to this edition of FIRE's So to Speak podcast on the Manhattan Institute's Heather MacDonald being a victim of a heckler's veto. MacDonald was shouted down at Claremont-McKenna College, where she had been…
Rank this Week: 26

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 24

    Translation at SOQUIJ

    Translation at SOQUIJ
    Since 2004, SOQUIJ has offered English translations of selected judgments of the Court of Appeal of Quebec, the Court of Quebec, and the Superior Court of Quebec, free of charge. Our aim is to promote access to Quebec case law beyond the…
  • Apr 23

    Google’s Dominance Doesn’t Require Anti-Competition

    Google’s Dominance Doesn’t Require Anti-Competition
    Google permeates everything we do. Our society could be described as a “Google generation,” for better or worse. Some suggest that Google undermines our democracy, specifically by fostering greater inequality and eroding our…
  • Apr 23

    Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

    Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy
    On one Sunday each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, Supreme Advocacy Letter, to which you may subscribe.…
Rank this Week: 29

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: 34

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/
  • Apr 24

    The most important Western philosophers of all time?

    The most important Western philosophers of all time?
    So our poll got over 1160 votes (even more than the one eight years ago); in the final 48 hours there was a surge of voting by pro-metaphysics philosophers, leading Hegel to overtake Nietzsche (though he still did not fare...
  • Apr 24

    A new war on the Korean peninsula...

    A new war on the Korean peninsula...
    ...would be ghastly.
  • Apr 24

    Letter from some Northwestern graduate students in philosophy about the Kipnis book

    Letter from some Northwestern graduate students in philosophy about the Kipnis book
    Here; an excerpt: Kipnis dedicates a chapter of her book to questioning a sexual assault allegation our fellow graduate student brought against a faculty member. Kipnis questions this allegation on the basis of a limited set of evidence,…
Rank this Week: 37

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 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…
  • Apr 22

    Announcing Supreme Court Opinion

    Announcing Supreme Court Opinion
    I’ve been listening to audio on oyez.org of the public announcements in famous recent Supreme Court opinions. (I was in the Court for the announcement of City of Boerne v. Flores, by sheer happenstance.) While these statements are…
  • Apr 21

    Introducing Guest Blogger, Lisa Pruitt

    Introducing Guest Blogger, Lisa Pruitt
      Concurring Opinions is delighted to introduce Professor Lisa Pruitt, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law. Her interests include Law and Rural Livelihoods, Feminist Jurisprudence, the Legal Profession,…
Rank this Week: 38

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

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

    Turkey Releases Italian Journalist After 15 Days of Detention

    Turkey Releases Italian Journalist After 15 Days of Detention
    Via Newsweek, the news that Turkey has released Italian journalist Gabriele Del Grande, who was arrested on April 9, and began a hunger strike on April 18. Turkish authorities apparently arrested him because he was not allowed to be in...
  • Apr 24

    The Effects of a Wikileaks Prosecution: A Guardian Op-Ed

    The Effects of a Wikileaks Prosecution: A Guardian Op-Ed
    In an op-ed, the Guardian discusses whether a prosecution of Wikileaks for, well, leaking, is a good idea. Its conclusion is that on the whole, U.S. journalists and their readers would suffer immeasurably if the U.S. government prosecutes…
  • Apr 20

    Seaman and Wilson on #FreeSpeech @Julie_seaman @David_S_Wilson

    Seaman and Wilson on #FreeSpeech @Julie_seaman @David_S_Wilson
    Julie Seaman, Emory University School of Law, and David Sloan Wilson, Binghamton University, are publishing #FreeSpeech in volume 48 of the Arizona State Law Journal (2017). Here is the abstract. It has become commonplace to note that courts…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 23

    Corporate accountability: Dutch court convicts former “Timber baron” of war crimes in Liberia

    Corporate accountability: Dutch court convicts former “Timber baron” of war crimes in Liberia
    On 21 April 2017, the Dutch Court of Appeal in ‘s-Hertogenbosch issued a decision holding Mr Guus Kouwenhoven, a Dutch national, responsible as an accessory to war crimes committed in Liberia and parts of Guinea between August 2000 and…
  • Apr 20

    Write On! Papers sought for AsianSIL Interest Group on International Law in Domestic Court

    Write On! Papers sought for AsianSIL Interest Group on International Law in Domestic Court
    As noted previously, the Asian Society of International Law’s Interest Group on International Law in Domestic Courts is seeking paper proposals for a workshop to be held on 24 August 2017 at Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea. Full…
  • Apr 19

    ICC Reparations post-Katanga – Part 2

    ICC Reparations post-Katanga – Part 2
    As discussed in a previous post, in March 2017 the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued its decision on reparations in the Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga case, the first to elaborate on and award both individual and collective damages. In…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Apr 17

    SCOTUS and the Code of Judicial Conduct

    SCOTUS and the Code of Judicial Conduct
    I have an oped on CNN.com explaining why SCOTUS should adopt a Code of Judicial Conduct. Here is the gist: While Supreme Court justices obviously face the same quandaries and dilemmas as all other judges, they alone have no set...
  • Apr 9

    AALS Section on Professional Responsibility Call for Papers – 2018 AALS Annual Meeting

    AALS Section on Professional Responsibility Call for Papers – 2018 AALS Annual Meeting
    The AALS Section on Professional Responsibility invites papers for its program “Professional Responsibility 2018 Works in Progress Workshop” at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego. Two papers will be selected from those…
  • Mar 28

    Judges, Courthouses, and C-SPAN

    Judges, Courthouses, and C-SPAN
    The Virginia Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (JIRC) has filed a complaint against two retired judges alleging that they violated the state’s judicial ethics code by campaigning against a referendum to relocate the Augusta County…
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: 43

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: 46

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 49

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: 51

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 24

    Robinson et al. on Criminal Law Recodification

    Robinson et al. on Criminal Law Recodification
    Paul H. Robinson, Matthew Kussmaul, Ilya Rudyak and Criminal Law Research Group (University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct, University of Pennsylvania Law School -…
  • Apr 24

    Chin & Ormonde on Misdemeanor and the Grand Jury Clause

    Chin & Ormonde on Misdemeanor and the Grand Jury Clause
    Gabriel "Jack" Chin and John Ormonde (University of California, Davis - School of Law and Independent) have posted Infamous Misdemeanors and the Grand Jury Clause (Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 102, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Apr 24

    Sacharoff & Lustbader on Police Body Camera Video

    Sacharoff & Lustbader on Police Body Camera Video
    Laurent Sacharoff and Sarah Lustbader (University of Arkansas School of Law and Vera Institute of Justice) have posted Who Should Own Police Body Camera Videos? (Washington University Law Review, Vol. 95, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
Rank this Week: 52

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 24

    Smith on the Politburo's Rule of Law Doctrine

    Smith on the Politburo's Rule of Law Doctrine
    Ewan Smith, Hertford College, University of Oxford, has posted The Rule of Law Doctrine of the Politburo:This article charts the development of CCP doctrine on the rule of law in the formative period between the Sixteenth Party Congress in…
  • Apr 24

    The Henry Morgenthau, Jr. Holocaust Collections at FDRL

    The Henry Morgenthau, Jr. Holocaust Collections at FDRL
    [We have the following announcement.] On April 24, 2017, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum formally launched the Henry Morgenthau, Jr. Holocaust Collections: A Curatorial Project -- a pathfinding initiative to…
  • Apr 24

    The Lochner Era: An ICH Seminar

    The Lochner Era: An ICH Seminar
    [We are moving this up because the deadline of May 1 will soon be upon us.]The Lochner EraInterdisciplinary Summer Workshop in Constitutional History, July 9-14, 2017, Stanford, California.  Sponsored by the Institute for Constitutional…
Rank this Week: 56

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • 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…
  • Apr 19

    In Defense of Humanitarian Intervention

    In Defense of Humanitarian Intervention
    by Jennifer Trahan by Jennifer Trahan [Jennifer Trahan is Associate Clinical Professor, at The Center for Global Affairs, NYU-SPS, and Chair of the American Branch of the International Law Association’s International Criminal Court…
Rank this Week: 58

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…
Rank this Week: 62

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 24

    Paralegal License Granted Despite Domestic Violence Conviction

    Paralegal License Granted Despite Domestic Violence Conviction
    The Tribunal Hearing Division of the Law Society of Upper Canada has granted a paralegal license to an applicant convicted of domestic violence The applicant was born in India in 1971 and has been living in Canada since 1988. In...
  • Apr 24

    What We Had Here Was a Failure to Communicate And Eight Years To Resolve It

    What We Had Here Was a Failure to Communicate And Eight Years To Resolve It
    A District of Columbia Hearing Committee has issued a recommendation for discipline. On June 5, 2013, Disciplinary Counsel filed a Specification of Charges against Respondent, Frederic W. Schwartz, Jr., Esquire. Respondent is charged with…
  • Apr 24

    Costs Of Discipline

    Costs Of Discipline
    The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended an attorney for his failure to pay the costs of a disciplinary case. Grantconnected.com reported on recent charges A Marion attorney is facing a drug possession charge stemming from a summertime traffic…
Rank this Week: 63

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: 66

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    The Week That Will Be

    The Week That Will Be
    Event Announcements (More details on the Events Calendar) Tuesday, April 25th at 9:45am: At the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, experts will discuss The First 100 Days: U.S.-Asia Relations…
  • Apr 24

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen will face off for the French presidency in the country’s runoff election following the first round of results on Sunday. As in the United Kingdom and…
  • Apr 24

    Join the White Helmets for a Hoover Panel Discussion on Humanitarian Efforts in Syria

    Join the White Helmets for a Hoover Panel Discussion on Humanitarian Efforts in Syria
    Please join the Hoover Institution's Islamism and the International Order Working Group this Thursday, April 27, from 5-7 pm for a panel discussion with the White Helmets (Syria Civil Defense, or SCD) on their humanitarian…
Rank this Week: 68

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Reading list: empirical evidence about FTC's substantiation standard

    Reading list: empirical evidence about FTC's substantiation standard
    Sungho Cho &Yongjae Kim, Empirical Rationalization of Prior Substantiation Doctrine: Federal Trade Commission v. Reebok & Sketchers, 29 Loy. Consumer L. Rev. 55 (2016) (not apparently available online—update that website, Loyola…
  • Apr 24

    TM/(c) questions of the day

    TM/(c) questions of the day
    Which, if any, raise any TM or copyright concerns?matchboxes with book covers"phone app sticky notes"Scented erasers with possibly recognizable trade dresseshttp://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • Apr 24

    Dastar bars TM claim based on unlicensed copying of footage

    Dastar bars TM claim based on unlicensed copying of footage
    Fioranelli v. CBS Broadcasting Inc., No. 15-CV-952, 2017 WL 1400119, -- F. Supp. 3d – (S.D.N.Y.  Jan. 19, 2017)Fioranelli, a photojournalist who was one of four reporters allowed to enter the World Trade Center site on September…
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: 74

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/
  • Apr 20

    State ASC and Hospital Admitting Privilege Requirements Fall After Whole Woman's Health

    State ASC and Hospital Admitting Privilege Requirements Fall After Whole Woman's Health
    The Supreme Court's decision in Whole Woman's Health is having a impact on state targeted regulations against abortion providers. In Whole Woman's Health, the Supreme Court struck down two parts of a Texas law that required that facilities…
  • Apr 18

    New Book by Linda Fentiman Explores How Mothers Became Legal Target

    New Book by Linda Fentiman Explores How Mothers Became Legal Target
    Professor Linda C. Fentiman has just published a new book, Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children's Health. According to the publisher: In Blaming Mothers, Professor Fentiman explores how mothers became legal targets. She…
  • Apr 17

    GRR!: Grandmas Fighting for Reproductive Right

    GRR!: Grandmas Fighting for Reproductive Right
    Business Insider (April 12, 2017): Grandma activists fight for the reproductive rights of young women, by Caroline Praderio: Four years ago, Grandmas for Reproductive Rights or GRR! was founded by a group of women in Maine to protect access…
Rank this Week: 78

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/
  • Apr 24

    Judge Selection in Municipal Bankruptcy and PROMESA

    Judge Selection in Municipal Bankruptcy and PROMESA
    In light of the timeline on the Puerto Rico debt situation, I have just posted on SSRN a contribution to the ABLJ/ABA symposium last fall. The paper examines PROMESA's judicial selection requirements applicable to a Puerto Rico Title III…
  • Apr 17

    Thoughts and Frustrations – Jevic

    Thoughts and Frustrations – Jevic
    Over at Dealb%k.
  • Apr 14

    Global Preference

    Global Preference
    An important opinion by one of our most knowledgeable bankruptcy judges, Judge Bernstein in Manhattan, may have reached the right result by the wrong path in deciding if a foreign debtor’s Chapter 7 trustee can avoid a foreign transfer…
Rank this Week: 79

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Balkinization Symposium on Michael Klarman, The Framers' Coup-- Collected Post

    Balkinization Symposium on Michael Klarman, The Framers' Coup-- Collected Post
    Here are the collected posts for our Balkinization symposium on Michael Klarman's new book, The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution (Oxford University Press 2016).Jack Balkin, Introduction to Symposium on Michael…
  • Apr 21

    The Framers, Democracy, and the Demagogue, Part Two

    The Framers, Democracy, and the Demagogue, Part Two
    Michael KlarmanFor the Symposium on Michael Klarman, The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution.            As established in yesterday’s post, the Framers…
  • Apr 20

    Reflections on "Law and Religion in an Increasingly Polarized America"

    Reflections on "Law and Religion in an Increasingly Polarized America"
    On the plane to San Francisco I read the terrific symposium issue of the Lewis and Clark Law Review, "Law and Religion in an Increasingly Polarized America." (Congratulations to Jim Oleske for putting it together.) Several of the articles…
Rank this Week: 85

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: 87

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 24

    ClassCrits at Ten: Mobilizing for Resistance, Solidarity, and Justice CFP

    ClassCrits at Ten: Mobilizing for Resistance, Solidarity, and Justice CFP
    ClassCrits at Ten: Mobilizing for Resistance, Solidarity, and Justice: Call For Papers and Participation Sponsored by the Tulane University School of Law, New Orleans, LA , November 10 & 11, 2017 Ten years ago, a group of…
  • Apr 24

    Hemo the Magnificent

    Hemo the Magnificent
    Last weekend’s March for Science got me thinking about the television show “Hemo the Magnificent,” produced by Bell Telephone and first broadcast on CBS in March 1957. The hour long show – featuring Frank Baxter as Dr. Research and…
  • Apr 24

    Law & Markets Volume Is Out!

    Law & Markets Volume Is Out!
    I’ve posted a few times about the Duke Project on Law and Markets (see here, here, and here), which was led last year by Joseph Blocher and me. Like the Custom and Law Project that preceded it, this Project culminated...
Rank this Week: 89

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Apr 21

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Berkeley Ordinance Requiring Cell Phone Retail Disclosure

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Berkeley Ordinance Requiring Cell Phone Retail Disclosure
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in CTIA - The Wireless Ass'n v. City of Berkeley, a panel of the Ninth Circuit rejected First Amendment and preemption challenges to an ordinance...
  • Apr 21

    DOJ Moves to Clamp Down on Sanctuary Citie

    DOJ Moves to Clamp Down on Sanctuary Citie
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Department of Justice sent nine letters today reminding "sanctuary" jurisdictions that "as a condition for receiving certain financial year 2016 funding from the Department of…
  • Apr 20

    Fifth Circuit Tosses State Prosecution of Federal Officer

    Fifth Circuit Tosses State Prosecution of Federal Officer
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Fifth Circuit today threw out a criminal case brought by Texas against a federal FBI deputy, citing Supremacy Clause immunity. The ruling means that the state's case against the officer ends,…
Rank this Week: 90

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 93

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 24

    Lawyers and Compliance: Business Entity Clients with Control Persons Who Recklessly Disobey

    Lawyers and Compliance: Business Entity Clients with Control Persons Who Recklessly Disobey
    As a business lawyer in private practice, I found it very frustrating when the principals of business entity clients acted in contravention of my advice. This didn't happen too often in my 15 years of practice. But when it did,...
  • Apr 23

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (April 23, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Tweets From the Week (April 23, 2017)
    .@ProfPadfield wraps up Spring issue of Headnotes with his response to @carbonej & Levit on the "Death of the Firm": https://t.co/63lScwL5hn— Minnesota Law Review (@MinnesotaLawRev) April 18, 2017 House Dodd-Frank reform bill…
  • Apr 22

    They should have called it “crying wolf”

    They should have called it “crying wolf”
    I’m sure we’ve all been riveted by the colorful activist campaign led by Elliott Management Corp challenging the board of directors at Arconic Inc. In some tellings, it’s a classic battle over whether companies should focus on immediate…
Rank this Week: 94

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Apr 22

    YLJ Fourm Publishes Eviction Essay

    YLJ Fourm Publishes Eviction Essay
    While at the Texas A&M University Property Schmooze in February, one book title was mentioned at least 10 times: Matthew Desmond's (Harvard) Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (2016). I knew of the book but, admittedly, had…
  • Apr 17

    Fellowship Opportunity with the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanitie

    Fellowship Opportunity with the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanitie
    This just in from Sarah Schindler (Maine): Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities - Call for Fellows, 2017-18 The Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities is pleased to…
  • Apr 13

    Tis the Season for Egg

    Tis the Season for Egg
    Dying Easter eggs with your kids always starts out as a wholesome, family fun event, yet somehow seems to always end with children in time out and parents scrubbing pastel-colored dye off of white surfaces because we never seem to...
Rank this Week: 96

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

    Test again.

    Test again.
  • Nov 12

    Test

    Test
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Rank this Week: 97

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…
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: 101