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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: 5

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/
  • May 5

    Clinton Attack: Salvo 2

    Clinton Attack: Salvo 2
    Another doozy.
  • May 5

    Clipper Chip on Ebay

    Clipper Chip on Ebay
    A guy is selling a T TSD 3600 Pair Clipper Chip Version New in Box Unused on E-Bay. I have a birthday coming up, but the asking price is $250, which is just a bit too expensive. And I imagine … Continue reading →
  • May 4

    Clinton Fires 1st General Election Salvo

    Clinton Fires 1st General Election Salvo
    Clinton calls Trump a unifier. Click the link, it’s worth it. PS. If anyone knows how to embed that sort of video in WordPress, please share.
Rank this Week: 10

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Japan Turns To "Hotels" As The Country Faces Crematorium Shortage

    Japan Turns To "Hotels" As The Country Faces Crematorium Shortage
    Japan is a country that is facing a population aging faster than almost any other region of the world. As a result of this aging the nation has faced an increasing shortage of crematoriums, the preferred method of body disposal...
  • May 5

    Louisiana Supreme Court Declines To Review Benson Competency Case

    Louisiana Supreme Court Declines To Review Benson Competency Case
    The saga of the Benson family war over everything from car dealerships in Texas to pro sports teams in New Orleans has been widely covered in the news as it progressed through the courts. However, one front of that war...
  • May 5

    New Book On Wills And Estate Administration

    New Book On Wills And Estate Administration
    Wills and Estate Administration by Kenneth Vercammen has been published by American Bar Association Publishing and is available in print and as an ebook. Provided below is a description of the book: Straightforward and to-the-point, Wills and…
Rank this Week: 51

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    From the Bookshelves: In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero

    From the Bookshelves: In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero
    In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero In the Country We Love: My Family Divided The star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin presents her personal story of the real plight of...
  • May 5

    DUMP TRUMP: Latino students win battle to wear Dump Trump shirts to school

    DUMP TRUMP: Latino students win battle to wear Dump Trump shirts to school
    Photo courtesy of the Guardian The Guardian reports that Latino students at Newport Harbor High School in the heart of Orange County, California are fighting power. Latino students said derogatory graffiti and verbal harassment made them feel…
  • May 5

    Throwback Thursday: Michael Walzer

    Throwback Thursday: Michael Walzer
    Walzer throwback style If you haven't read Michael Walzer's 1983 book Spheres of Justice: A Defense of Pluralism and Equality, put it on your summer reading list. I myself am grateful to immprofs Steve Legomsky and David Martin for…
Rank this Week: 93

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • May 5

    New Volume: Indian Journal of International Economic Law

    New Volume: Indian Journal of International Economic Law
    The latest volume of the Indian Journal of International Economic Law (Vol. 7, 2015) is out. Contents include:Jeremmy Okonjo, Assessing the Impact of the Extraterritorial Provisions of the European Markes Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) on…
  • May 5

    Gómez-Acebo: Party-Appointed Arbitrators in International Commercial Arbitration

    Gómez-Acebo: Party-Appointed Arbitrators in International Commercial Arbitration
    Alfonso Gómez-Acebo has published Party-Appointed Arbitrators in International Commercial Arbitration (Wolters Kluwer 2016). Here's the abstract: Party-Appointed Arbitrators in International Commercial Arbitration presents a detailed…
  • May 5

    New Issue: Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy

    New Issue: Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy
    The latest issue of the Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy (Vol. 11, no. 1, 2016) is out. Contents include:Chirs Bullen, Regulatory Policy and Practical Issues Arising from a Disruptive Innovation: A Public Health…
Rank this Week: 111

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Today Is National Day of Reason

    Today Is National Day of Reason
    Today is National Day of Reason promoted by the American Humanist Association, and, as explained by them, designed to "affirm our commitment to the Constitutional separation of religion and government, and to celebrate Reason as the guiding…
  • May 5

    Yom Hashoah Marked By Obama, Canadian Prime Minister

    Yom Hashoah Marked By Obama, Canadian Prime Minister
    Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) on the Jewish calendar began last night at sundown.  President Obama issued a Statement (full text) marking the day.  In addition to paying tribute to those who perished in the Holocaust, and…
  • May 5

    Transgender Bathroom Bills Trigger Strong Response

    Transgender Bathroom Bills Trigger Strong Response
    Two developments yesterday highlight the reactions to legislative initiatives to ban transgender individuals from using restrooms that match their gender identity.  As reported by the New York Times, the Justice Department yesterday sent…
Rank this Week: 64

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 110

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/
  • May 5

    Exclusive Submission Opportunity at Penn State Law Review

    Exclusive Submission Opportunity at Penn State Law Review
    From the students at the Penn State Law Review: The Penn State Law Review is conducting a direct article review to fill positions in Volume 121: Issue 1 and 2. Any article submitted to this review between now and May...
  • May 4

    Is Strict Scrutiny All It's Cracked Up To Be?

    Is Strict Scrutiny All It's Cracked Up To Be?
    Suppose you were a feminist legal group, and a Genie offered you the chance to elevate gender to the level of a "suspect classification." Gender would receive strict judicial scrutiny, under the same rules and precedents that…
  • May 4

    Prince's Estate

    Prince's Estate
    Prince has given us all so many gifts. Most importantly, his music got me through my college years. He gives law professors a particular set of gifts. Since 2006 I've been teaching a property problem around his landlord-tenant dispute with...
Rank this Week: 94

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
  • May 5

    In Memoriam: Jeffrey Jackson

    In Memoriam: Jeffrey Jackson
    Professor Jeffrey Jackson, of the Mississippi College School of Law, passed away on April 26. He joined the Mississippi College faculty in 1987 and developed...
  • May 4

    Three-year federal clerkship placement rate

    Three-year federal clerkship placement rate
    Interesting chart, though note two things about the data: first, it includes both district and circuit court placement, without distinguishing between them; and second, it...
  • Apr 30

    Should professors give more feedback before the final exam? (Michael Simkovic)

    Should professors give more feedback before the final exam? (Michael Simkovic)
    New research from Dan Schwarcz and Dion Farganis at Minnesota argues that providing students with practice problems and exercises that are similar to final exams...
Rank this Week: 79

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    148 Deans Demand LSAC Rescind Threat To Expel University Of Arizona Over Use Of GRE In Law School Admission

    148 Deans Demand LSAC Rescind Threat To Expel University Of Arizona Over Use Of GRE In Law School Admission
    Following up on Sunday's post, The Empire Strikes Back: LSAC Threatens To Expel University Of Arizona Over Use Of GRE In Law School Admissions: Letter, From 148 Law School Deans to LSAC President Dan Bernstine (May 3, 2016): We write as law…
  • May 5

    The 'New Normal':Number Of Americans Renouncing Their U.S. Citizenship Continues To Set Record

    The 'New Normal':Number Of Americans Renouncing Their U.S. Citizenship Continues To Set Record
    International Tax Blog, Over 1,000 Published Expatriates in 2016 Q1 — The New Normal: Today the Treasury Department published the names of individuals who renounced their U.S. citizenship or terminated their long-term U.S. residency…
  • May 5

    Educating Lawyers And Engineer

    Educating Lawyers And Engineer
    Chronicle of Higher Education op-ed: Law and Engineering Should Share Curriculum, by Julio M. Ottino (Dean, Northwestern Engineering) & Daniel B. Rodriguez (Dean, Northwestern Law): A crashing Google car. An encrypted iPhone. These are…
Rank this Week: 97

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
Rank this Week: 114

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 4

    Frank Buckley on the #NeverTrump movement

    Frank Buckley on the #NeverTrump movement
    It's one of those things you wish you had written yourself: Donald Trump’s campaign soars above our conservative elites, who in their foundations, their little magazines, their think tanks, define... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • May 3

    Trump versus Clinton

    Trump versus Clinton
    With the election no more or less settled (pace Bernie), many of you may be asking yourselves: How do I choose between two evils? So I've made a short list of your options: Pick the lesser of the two... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • May 3

    Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and the demise of the Reagan coalition

    Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and the demise of the Reagan coalition
    In a prior post, I discussed the legal issues raised by a WSJ article reporting on the Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff's high profile left-of-center social activism. In this post, I want to highlight... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 104

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/
  • May 2

    Tenure Track Business Law At Western Michigan

    Tenure Track Business Law At Western Michigan
    Details after the jump. Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Business Law: FALL 2017 The Department of Finance and Commercial Law in...
  • May 2

    AALS BA: CFP

    AALS BA: CFP
    Call for Papers – Joint Program with the AALS Section on Business Associations and the AALS Section on Comparative Law...
  • May 1

    Not That Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement

    Not That Into Deferred Prosecution Agreement
    There's a lot of DPAs out there, and it looks like two swallow spring of judicial supervision of them is...
Rank this Week: 71

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

Covers the Confrontation Clause and developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). By University of Michigan Law Professor Richard D. Friedman.

http://confrontationright.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 23

    Third petition on surrogate expert

    Third petition on surrogate expert
    Tim Provis, counsel for the petitioner in Roalson v. Wisconsin, No. 15-6037, which presents an issue similar to Griep and Katso, has kindly provided me with copies of the papers on cert.  Here are links to the Petition, the State's Brief…
  • Nov 25

    New cert petitions on the "expert witness end-run"

    New cert petitions on the "expert witness end-run"
    At least two cert petitions are currently before the Supreme Court on the question of whether, or when, a prosecution may present the substance of an out-of-court testimonial statement through an in-court witness who bases an opinion in part…
  • Jun 22

    Audio of public radio show on Ohio v. Clark

    Audio of public radio show on Ohio v. Clark
    Joan Meier, who commented last week on this blog, and I appeared on Friday on a Los Angeles public radio show, discussing Ohio v. Clark. If you're interested, you can listen to it by clicking here.  By the way, Joan cited favorably a…
Rank this Week: 105

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: 96

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/
  • May 5

    Delaney on Ginsburg & Huq on Constitutional Succe

    Delaney on Ginsburg & Huq on Constitutional Succe
    Erin F. Delaney has posted Stability in Flexibility: A British Lens on Constitutional Success (ASSESSING CONSTITUTIONAL PERFORMANCE (Thomas Ginsburg & Aziz Huq, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2016 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • May 5

    Fitzpatrick on Fragmented Property System

    Fitzpatrick on Fragmented Property System
    Daniel Fitzpatrick (Australian National University - ANU College of Law) has posted Fragmented Property Systems (University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article considers…
  • May 5

    von Bogdandy, Antpöhler, & Ioannidis on Enforcing EU Value

    von Bogdandy, Antpöhler, & Ioannidis on Enforcing EU Value
    Armin von Bogdandy (Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law), Carlino Antpöhler (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law),…
Rank this Week: 266

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/
  • May 5

    Public v. Private Collection: It All Comes Down to Power

    Public v. Private Collection: It All Comes Down to Power
    One issue that arose during the recent Hoover panel on protecting privacy with big data related to a frequently posed question: Why do we, as a society, appear to object more strenuously to the government obtaining our private information…
  • May 5

    Rational Security: The "Never Say Never Trump Again" Edition

    Rational Security: The "Never Say Never Trump Again" Edition
    Donald Trump becomes the presumptive Republican nominee for president after an overwhelming primary victory in Indiana. Iraq and Syria are in meltdown; why is this time any worse? And the Supreme Court gives the thumbs up to new hacking…
  • May 5

    Will Obama’s Targeted Killing Policy Say What “Areas of Active Hostilities” Means?

    Will Obama’s Targeted Killing Policy Say What “Areas of Active Hostilities” Means?
    Recently, the Obama Administration announced that it will soon release a redacted version of its Presidential Policy Guidance (PPG) governing the use of force in counterterrorism operations outside the United States and…
Rank this Week: 231

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 5

    Georgia Governor OKs State Funds for Anti-Abortion Center

    Georgia Governor OKs State Funds for Anti-Abortion Center
    From ABC News: Georgia can give state money to "pregnancy resource centers" that offer medical and other services to pregnant women while discouraging them from getting abortions, under legislation signed Tuesday by Republican Gov.…
  • May 4

    Germany Expresses Regret Over Failure to Stop Child Abuse at Nazi Nurse's Commune

    Germany Expresses Regret Over Failure to Stop Child Abuse at Nazi Nurse's Commune
    From NBC News: Germany's foreign ministry acknowledged Tuesday that its diplomats "looked away" and failed to prevent child abuse at a commune founded by a Nazi pedophile in Chile. Paul Schaefer — a Nazi nurse who became a…
  • May 3

    Abortion in Europe

    Abortion in Europe
    From NBC News: Graphic pictures of aborted fetuses, prayer vigils and protesters. It's no coincidence that the anti-abortion movement looks the same from London to Dublin to Warsaw. It's mostly Gregg Cunningham. The California-based activist…
Rank this Week: 128

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/
  • May 5

    Introduction

    Introduction
    Hello -- I'd like to thank Howard and Prawfsblawg for inviting me back as a guest blogger this month. I am an associate professor at Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, where I teach and research in the areas of…
  • May 4

    Ted Cruz's Valediction and Martin Luther King's Famed "Letter from Montgomery Jail"

    Ted Cruz's Valediction and Martin Luther King's Famed "Letter from Montgomery Jail"
    I listened to Ted Cruz's speech withdrawing from the Republican campaign; not being snarky or ironic at all, it was an impressive and inspiring piece of work. But one passage I found discordant: Senator Cruz stated: "Even from a…
  • May 4

    Judicial vacancie

    Judicial vacancie
    Two items worth checking with respect to federal judicial vacancies: First is the new episode, The Hold Up, of the Life of the Law podcast, exploring the problem of vacancies in the lower federal courts. The piece focuses on Chief District…
Rank this Week: 152

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Antitrust Policy Tools & IPRs: US, Transatlantic & International Effect

    Antitrust Policy Tools & IPRs: US, Transatlantic & International Effect
    Marianela Lopez-Galdos, George Washington University-Competition Law Center has written on Antitrust Policy Tools & IPRs: US, Transatlantic & International Effects. ABSTRACT: The paper tracks recent developments in the USA and EU…
  • May 5

    Rent Sharing to Control Non-Cartel Supply in the German Cement Market

    Rent Sharing to Control Non-Cartel Supply in the German Cement Market
    Joseph E. Harrington Jr., Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics, Kai Huschelrath, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and Ulrich Laitenberger, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW); KU Leuven - Department of…
  • May 4

    Uncertainty and Reverse Payment

    Uncertainty and Reverse Payment
    Ramsi Woodcock, Georgia State University - Risk Management & Insurance Department describes Uncertainty and Reverse Payments. ABSTRACT: Antitrust has long agonized about how to regulate patent settlements that include a payment from a…
Rank this Week: 218

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/
  • May 4

    Entities Should Ask About Politics and Religion: Round Two

    Entities Should Ask About Politics and Religion: Round Two
    In follow up to my post yesterday, my trusted and valued co-blogger Joan Heminway asked a good question (as usual) based one of my comments. My response became long enough that I thought it warranted a follow-up post (and it...
  • May 4

    Shared Ownership & Corporate Incentive

    Shared Ownership & Corporate Incentive
    Last week, Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani, announced a 10% company stock grant to all company employees. Chobani joined the ranks of high profile stock grants including Whole Foods, Starbucks, Apple and Twitter. Stock grants, while…
  • May 4

    Keynote Speakers Announced for Emory Law Conference on Transactional Law and Skill

    Keynote Speakers Announced for Emory Law Conference on Transactional Law and Skill
    I am looking forward to attending and presenting at Emory University School of Law’s upcoming conference (June 10-11) focused on the art and science of teaching transactional law and skills. I received word yesterday from Sue Payne, the…
Rank this Week: 204

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/
  • May 4

    Collins & Teng v. USCIS (9th Cir. - May 4, 2016)

    Collins & Teng v. USCIS (9th Cir. - May 4, 2016)
    Yu-Ling Teng is a naturalized U.S. citizen.  When she first came to the United States in 1965, on a student visa, she had a Taiwanese passport that listed her date of birth as 1939.  She says that's right.  So, way back then,…
  • May 3

    Hearn Pacific Corp. v. Second Generation Roofing Inc. (Cal. Ct. App. - May 2, 2016)

    Hearn Pacific Corp. v. Second Generation Roofing Inc. (Cal. Ct. App. - May 2, 2016)
    The Court of Appeal's published opinion does not mention the appellate attorney's name.  (For which that lawyer is undoubtedly incredibly thankful.)  Moreover, the list of counsel on appeal includes three different lawyers for the…
  • May 3

    Sanford v. Rasnick (Cal. Ct. App. - April 25, 2016)

    Sanford v. Rasnick (Cal. Ct. App. - April 25, 2016)
    Here's a practical suggestion from the Court of Appeal.No.  Make that a command.When you make a CCP 998 settlement offer, you can (obviously) include a specific dollar figure that you'll accept (or pay), but you can't include the…
Rank this Week: 207

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

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

    Oops! Will That Typo Cost You?

    Oops! Will That Typo Cost You?
    According to a recent Eleventh Circuit case, Patterson v. CitiMortgage, Inc., No. 14-14636, the answer is no. Toby Breedlove (an additional plaintiff in the suit) had bought a house with a CitiMortgage loan. After falling behind in his…
  • May 3

    Announcement: Martin J. Katz and Phoenix Cai to Give Keynote Address at Emory Law’s Fifth Biennial Conference on Teaching Transactional Law and Skills (June 10-11)

    Announcement: Martin J. Katz and Phoenix Cai to Give Keynote Address at Emory Law’s Fifth Biennial Conference on Teaching Transactional Law and Skills (June 10-11)
    At Emory University Law School’s upcoming June conference focused on the art and science of teaching transactional law and skills, the dynamic duo of Martin J. Katz and Phoenix Cai will deliver a keynote address entitled – “Encouraging…
  • May 3

    Arbitration Clauses in Legal Fee Agreement

    Arbitration Clauses in Legal Fee Agreement
    We all know about arbitration clauses but a recent case out of California, East Coast Foods v. Kelly, Lowry & Kelley, LLP, No. B262679, had something to say about arbitration specifically in the case of legal fee disputes. Is the...
Rank this Week: 205

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
  • May 4

    Fathers, Work, Family and Masculinitie

    Fathers, Work, Family and Masculinitie
    Men’s care work and wage work both are powerfully impacted by the dynamic of masculinities. Masculinities are the male equivalent of female gender norms; they are plural because there are multiple variations, but with a dominant or…
  • May 3

    FAN 107 (First Amendment News) FTC’s Power to curb misleading ads remains intact

    FAN 107 (First Amendment News) FTC’s Power to curb misleading ads remains intact
    After a lengthy hearing (involving 14 expert witnesses and nearly 2000 exhibits), an administrative law judge (ALJ) concluded that petitioners had violated the FTC Act. . . . On de novo review, the Commission found that petitioners had…
  • May 3

    A Right to Write-in

    A Right to Write-in
    I voted in the Indiana primary on the Republican side (hint:  It wasn’t for Trump or Cruz) and this thought struck me as I looked down ballot.  In many races, the party nominee was unopposed and there was no write-in option…
Rank this Week: 281

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/
  • May 4

    Ninth Circuit Reverses Judge Real for Berating Lawyer

    Ninth Circuit Reverses Judge Real for Berating Lawyer
    As every veteran litigator knows, who the trial judge is not only a major determinant in the ultimate result of a case, but a major factor in how unpleasant and difficult the lawyer's life will be. There are judges, I...
  • May 1

    Prosecutorial Accountability 2.0 - Green & Yaroshefsky

    Prosecutorial Accountability 2.0 - Green & Yaroshefsky
    Check out this forthcoming article by Bruce Green and Ellen Yaroshefsky that is forthcoming in Notre Dame Law Review - Abstract: "This article examines prosecutors’ accountability for professional misconduct. It begins by identifying a…
  • Apr 28

    Textualism and White Collar Crime

    Textualism and White Collar Crime
    A wonderful article appeared in the NYLJ back in March concerning textualism in white collar law. Authors Elkan Abramowitz and Jonathan Sack remark on the broadly worded statutes one finds in the white collar arsenal, and how Justice Scalia…
Rank this Week: 148

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • May 3

    Mexico Approves New Agreements with U.S. and Between Carrier

    Mexico Approves New Agreements with U.S. and Between Carrier
    Cofece, Mexico's competition commission, yesterday approved a proposed joint venture between Aeromexico and Delta. The two airlines seek to collaborate more closely in setting prices, capacity, and schedules, and need assurance that such…
  • May 2

    EU Transport Officials Urged to Resolve Gibraltar Airport Dispute

    EU Transport Officials Urged to Resolve Gibraltar Airport Dispute
    The aviation community is turning to the EU in it's desire for clarity regarding the legal status of Gibraltar airport.
  • Apr 28

    U.S. Looks to Extend Security Reach

    U.S. Looks to Extend Security Reach
    Despite the likelihood that the U.S. Congress once again struggles to pass a long-term FAA reauthorization bill in a timely fashion, there is bipartisan support for legislation that would empower the TSA to play a more active role regarding…
Rank this Week: 199

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • May 2

    CFP: AALS Section on Civil Procedure

    CFP: AALS Section on Civil Procedure
    AALS Section on Civil Procedure Call for Papers – 2017 AALS Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Civil Procedure invites papers for its program on “The Roberts Court and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure” at the AALS Annual Meeting,...
  • Apr 21

    Second Annual Civil Procedure Workshop: Seattle, Washington (July 14-15)

    Second Annual Civil Procedure Workshop: Seattle, Washington (July 14-15)
    If you’re planning to attend the Second Annual Civil Procedure Workshop, you can register here. You’ll also find information about lodging, including a block of rooms that need to be reserved by June 14, 2016. Questions? Contact Liz…
  • Mar 30

    Now on JOTWELL: Thomas on Coleman on Efficiency

    Now on JOTWELL: Thomas on Coleman on Efficiency
    Today on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Suja Thomas’ essay, Redefining Efficiency In Civil Procedure. Suja reviews Brooke Coleman’s recent article, The Efficiency Norm, 56 B.C. L. Rev. 1777 (2015).
Rank this Week: 246

ataxingmatter

ataxingmatter

Tax law and economics by Linda Beale

http://ataxingmatter.blogs.com/tax/
  • Apr 29

    IRS Scrutiny of 501(c)(3)

    IRS Scrutiny of 501(c)(3)
    As most everybody is aware by now, the IRS has been under considerable strain for a number of years from budget and staff reductions that have left it underfunded, understaffed, and under pressure. This is part of the right's effort...
  • Apr 24

    172 rightwingers on the Republican Study Committee want to "terminate" the tax code

    172 rightwingers on the Republican Study Committee want to "terminate" the tax code
    Somehow it seems that the more absurd the congressional Republicans get, the greater their hubris and gall in proposing ideas that would hit government programs hard and create havoc for critically important government activities. The latest…
  • Apr 23

    Defending the IRS Against Right-Wing Attack

    Defending the IRS Against Right-Wing Attack
    The IRS is a government agency that endures all kinds of hostile attacks. Most people don't really like to pay taxes. Even I don't really "like" paying taxes, though I do recognize the importance of paying taxes and supporting…
Rank this Week: 160

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Apr 28

    Waukesha Diversion Application Inches Closer To Conditional Approval, But State Law Questions Remain

    Waukesha Diversion Application Inches Closer To Conditional Approval, But State Law Questions Remain
    Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly and Racine Mayor John Dickert visited Marquette Law School on February 4 for a wide-ranging conversation about Waukesha’s application to divert water from Lake Michigan pursuant to the Great Lakes…
  • Apr 27

    Author Says Urban Progress Requires “Durable” Policy

    Author Says Urban Progress Requires “Durable” Policy
    A few phrases provide a taste of the serious serving of thoughts about urban centers in America offered by Patrick Sharkey, a sociology professor at New York University, at an “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program at Marquette…
  • Apr 25

    Should College Athletes Be Paid to Play?

    Should College Athletes Be Paid to Play?
    On April 19th I participated in a lively panel discussion debating the pros and cons of paying Division I Football Bowl Championship football and men’s basketball players for their services, hosted by The Ohio State University Sports…
Rank this Week: 228

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Delayed Justice: Jury verdict in "The Hillsborough Disaster"

    Delayed Justice: Jury verdict in "The Hillsborough Disaster"
    The top Sports Law story in the world today?No, not the awful ruling by the Second Circuit reinstating the suspension of Tom Brady for, more probably than not, conspiring to deflate a few footballs contrary to the laws of physics.A far more…
  • Apr 19

    University of New Hampshire Summer Sports Law Institute

    University of New Hampshire Summer Sports Law Institute
    This summer at the University of New Hampshire Durham campus we will be offering 4 outstanding sports law courses--taught by leading experts--as part of our 4-week UNH Law Summer Sports Law Institute from May 23 to June 17. The UNH…
  • Apr 19

    Great Lake Sports and Entertainment Law Academy

    Great Lake Sports and Entertainment Law Academy
    If you are interested in studying sports law, check out the Great Lake Sports and Entertainment Law Academy, hosted by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio from May 16 to June…
Rank this Week: 203

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog

Covers constitutional law, copyright/technology, corporate law, criminal law, free speech, genetic testing, international law, national security and more.

http://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Jan 22

    Notice and Comment, Behavioral Economics, and United States v. Texa

    Notice and Comment, Behavioral Economics, and United States v. Texa
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel on the Supreme Court’s certiorari grant in United States v. Texas: In many respects, the Supreme Court’s cert grant earlier this week in United States v. Texas was utterly unsurprising. The Fifth Circuit…
  • Jan 6

    Friedrichs, Free-Riding, and Life After the Agency Shop

    Friedrichs, Free-Riding, and Life After the Agency Shop
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel and UC Berkeley Jurisprudence & Social Policy Ph.D. candidate David Louk on next Monday’s Supreme Court oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: The Supreme Court will soon decide…
  • Jan 1

    The Tax Returns of the Top 400: A Deeper Dive

    The Tax Returns of the Top 400: A Deeper Dive
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel on taxes paid by the highest earners in the United States: The IRS released data this week on the 400 individual income tax returns with the highest adjusted gross incomes (AGIs). According to the IRS data,...
Rank this Week: 165

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.

    Fwd: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as moral martians.
    Jack AyerProfessor EmeritusUCD Law SchoolJdayer@ucdavIs.eduBegin forwarded message:From: Jean Alvares <alvaresj@MAIL.MONTCLAIR.EDU>Date: July 10, 2015 at 3:45:26 AM PDTTo: CLASSICS-L@LSV.UKY.EDUSubject: [CLASSICS-L] Homeric heroes as…
  • Dec 1

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]
    For patient investors everywhere. ---- The Regulator Who Explained the Worldhttps://hbr.org/2012/03/the-regulator-who-explained-th.html ---- Shared via my feedly reader Sent from my iPhone
  • Aug 28

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
Rank this Week: 141

Teknoids - Supporting the…

Teknoids - Supporting the Unsupported

Teknoids are in legal academia, non-profits, the judiciary, and law firms plus others with interests in this area.

http://www.teknoids.net
  • Dec 7

    The Social Dynamics of the R Core Team

    The Social Dynamics of the R Core Team
    Recently a few members of R Core have indicated that part of what slows down the development of R as a language is that it has become increasingly difficult over the years to achieve consensus among the core developers of the language.…
  • Nov 29

    Chill Pivots — Again!! — This Time To Help Creators Sell Videos Directly To Their Fan

    Chill Pivots — Again!! — This Time To Help Creators Sell Videos Directly To Their Fan
    Turntable for video, err, Pinterest for video, uhhh, video startup Chill is coming out with a new product that it hopes will provide a new channel for independent content creators to sell their videos directly to fans. After the success of…
  • Nov 29

    Intel Capital Leads $5M Round In Spain’s Indisys: Maker Of Machine-Human Interaction Natural Language Virtual Assistant

    Intel Capital Leads $5M Round In Spain’s Indisys: Maker Of Machine-Human Interaction Natural Language Virtual Assistant
    Indisys, a Spanish company founded in 2005 which makes natural language virtual assistants and telephone operators to power 24/7 customer services, has raised a new funding round of $5 million, led by Intel Capital. Inveready Technology…
Rank this Week: 277

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: 156

Products Liability Prof Blog

Products Liability Prof Blog

Member of the law professor blogs network.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/products_liability/
  • Aug 16

    About Products Liability Prof Blog

    About Products Liability Prof Blog
    If you are interested in serving as an editor of Products Liability Prof Blog for the Law Professor Blogs Network, please contact Paul Caron and Joe Hodnicki by email.
  • Jul 10

    Taking stock of the last 20 years of product liability law

    Taking stock of the last 20 years of product liability law
    The popular Drug and Device Law blog posted a piece yesterday where they reviewed the developments in product liability law for the last few decades and graded them in relation to help to their corporate clients. It is a nice...
  • Jul 2

    GM Product Liability Plaintiffs Better Off Than Secured Creditor

    GM Product Liability Plaintiffs Better Off Than Secured Creditor
    General Motors Corporation has agreed to assume responsibility for all future liability claims filed after the automaker emerges from bankruptcy, regardless of when the vehicle was made. GM had planned to include its product liability claims…
Rank this Week: 119

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/
Rank this Week: 581

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/
  • May 5

    Failure To Object To improper Argument Was Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel

    Failure To Object To improper Argument Was Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel
    The South Carolina Supreme Court granted a new trial to a defendant based on the failure of her trial counsel to object to the improper closing arguments of the prosecutor (called a Solicitor) in a criminal sexual conduct case that...
  • May 5

    Wake Up Little Susie

    Wake Up Little Susie
    A criminal defendant was entitled to trial by jury on a charge of unlawful entry at the Library of Congress, according to a decision of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. In pertinent part, the evidence at trial was...
  • May 5

    Misappropriation Draws Six-Month Suspension

    Misappropriation Draws Six-Month Suspension
    An attorney who had misappropriated entrusted funds was suspended for six months by order of the New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department. The respondent deposited the settlement funds into his operating account, when he…
Rank this Week: 609

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1967

Goldman's Observations

Goldman's Observations

Covers legal education and the legal industry. By Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/personal/
  • May 5

    Newly Listed: Well-Located Palm Springs Condo

    Newly Listed: Well-Located Palm Springs Condo
    Our latest listing is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Palm Springs. This condo has played an especially important role in my life. When I lived in LA from 1985-94, I would frequently visit this condo on weekends and...
  • Feb 25

    Newly Listed: Dreamy Santa Barbara Riviera Home With Views You’ll Never Forget

    Newly Listed: Dreamy Santa Barbara Riviera Home With Views You’ll Never Forget
    My mom owned numerous beautiful homes over her lifetime–homes that many of us would classify as “dream homes.” Among this elite collection of real estate, her Santa Barbara home remains my clear all-time favorite. It…
  • Feb 24

    Newly Listed: Fabulous Los Altos House In Incredible Location

    Newly Listed: Fabulous Los Altos House In Incredible Location
    In 2014, my mom relocated from Sacramento to Los Altos to help our family cope with Lisa’s cancer. (As I’ve mentioned before, the plan unfortunately didn’t work out as we’d hoped). Given her situation, most people…
Rank this Week: 356

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/
  • May 5

    Nebraska's John Brunero wins APA's 2016 Article Prize

    Nebraska's John Brunero wins APA's 2016 Article Prize
    The APA announcement is here. (Thanks to Mark van Roojen for the pointer.)
  • May 5

    The rise of research universities in Barcelona

    The rise of research universities in Barcelona
    Interesting piece, which helps explain why universities there seem to perform so much better than others in Spain. In our part of the academic world, we've seen this recently with the philosophers Carl Hoefer and Genoveva Marti, who recently…
  • May 5

    Shockley from Buffalo to Colorado State

    Shockley from Buffalo to Colorado State
    Kenneth Shockley (environmental philosophy, ethics), Associate Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York at Buffalo, has accepted a senior offer from the Department of Philosophy at Colorado State University, where he starts…
Rank this Week: 2020

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    SCHS Announces 2016 Silverman Lecture Serie

    SCHS Announces 2016 Silverman Lecture Serie
    The Supreme Court Historical Society has announced the 2016 Leon Silverman Lecture Series:May 11, 2016.  "The Supreme Court and the Chinese Exclusion Cases."  Dean Polly J. Price, Emory LawMay 25, 2016.  "A Conversation on…
  • May 5

    Hiring Update: Evans to Toronto

    Hiring Update: Evans to Toronto
    Congratulations to Catherine L. Evans, a Prize Fellow in Economics, History and Politics at the Center for History and Economics, Harvard University, for her hiring as an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal …
  • May 5

    Mathur on Law and Bureaucracy in Himalayan India

    Mathur on Law and Bureaucracy in Himalayan India
    Legal historians of South Asia keep a close eye on work in legal anthropology, and those working on paper and bureaucracy are no exception. A hub of historians is working on documents and their materiality in South Asian legal…
Rank this Week: 372

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/
  • May 5

    Covey on Sentencing

    Covey on Sentencing
    Russell D. Covey (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted Rules, Standards, Sentencing, and the Nature of Law (California Law Review, Vol. 104, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Sentencing law and practice in the United States…
  • May 4

    Steinzor on Criminal Law and the Environment

    Steinzor on Criminal Law and the Environment
    Rena I. Steinzor (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law) has posted How Criminal Law Can Help Save the Environment (Environmental Law, Vol. 46, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The nation is experiencing a white…
  • May 4

    Morse on Law and the Sciences of the Brain/Mind

    Morse on Law and the Sciences of the Brain/Mind
    Stephen Morse (University of Pennsylvania Law School) has posted Law and the Sciences of the Brain/Mind (Oxford Handbook on Law and the Regulation of Technology, Oxford, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This chapter is a submission…
Rank this Week: 2466

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/
  • May 5

    The New Reality of Small Debt Collection

    The New Reality of Small Debt Collection
    About 10 years ago, Rich Hynes wrote an intriguing paper on consumer debt collection, asking "where are all the garnishments?" Today, Pro Publica's Paul Kiel is out with an answer: Nebraska and Missouri ... and in the future. Kiel's…
  • Apr 19

    Thoughts on Nortel (from Bob Rasmussen)

    Thoughts on Nortel (from Bob Rasmussen)
    The following post comes to us from Professor Rasmussen at USC: Nortel Bankruptcy Sets a Dangerous Precedent For the Future of Lending Lenders are no fools. They care deeply about the promises they receive in return for the money they...
  • Apr 18

    Puerto Rico: Legislative Update

    Puerto Rico: Legislative Update
    It appears that the House legislation has bogged down. Two or three issues keep coming up, none of which make a whole lot of sense: First, "bailouts." I'm not sure if people making this argument actually believe it or are...
Rank this Week: 498