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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: 2

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/
  • Aug 29

    [Eugene Volokh] California’s vaccination requirement is constitutional, says federal court

    [Eugene Volokh] California’s vaccination requirement is constitutional, says federal court
    (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Friday’s federal district court decision in Whitlow v. California upholds California’s repeal of the “personal belief exemption” to the vaccination requirement. The repeal doesn’t…
  • Aug 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision

    [Eugene Volokh] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision
    (Here is the latest edition of the Institute for Justice’s weekly Short Circuit newsletter, written by John Ross.) In a New York Times column, legal luminary Linda Greenhouse, who has oft criticized judicial engagement, praises two…
  • Aug 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Death to trespassing drone

    [Eugene Volokh] Death to trespassing drone
    A pizza delivery drone before a test flight in Auckland, New Zealand, on Aug. 25. If drones were known mostly for delivering pizza, fewer people would want to shoot them down (unless they really wanted someone else’s pizza).…
Rank this Week: 9

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Aug 29

    Terrific Article on the State of US Class Politic

    Terrific Article on the State of US Class Politic
    I Spent 5 Years With Some of Trump’s Biggest Fans. Here’s What They Won’t Tell You. Don’t be put off by the tabloid tone to the headline that Mother Jones slapped on this article, there’s a lot of smarts here.…
  • Aug 26

    Quick Links to Election Post

    Quick Links to Election Post
    County Court Circuit Court Democratic primary for US House, State Rep School Board District 7 Amendment 4 Miami-Dade Mayor Democratic primary for US Senate (to come)
  • Aug 26

    Mayor’s Race: The Devil You Know or the Devil You Know?

    Mayor’s Race: The Devil You Know or the Devil You Know?
    The Mayor’s race presents a stark choice between an incumbent who does not deserve re-election and a challenger who hasn’t made the case that she would be a good steward (if anything, rather more the opposite). I really…
Rank this Week: 13

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
  • Aug 24

    Choice of Forum Agreements under Brussels Ibis and the Hague Convention

    Choice of Forum Agreements under Brussels Ibis and the Hague Convention
    Our co-editor Matthias Weller has written an article on jurisdiction clauses under the Brussels Ibis Regulation and the Hague Choice of Court Convention (Choice of Forum Agreements under the Brussels I Recast and under the Hague Convention:…
  • Aug 23

    Legal Publisher in Munich seeks assistant for European Commission co-funded unalex project

    Legal Publisher in Munich seeks assistant for European Commission co-funded unalex project
    Project “unalex – multilingual information for the uniform interpretation of the instruments of judicial cooperation in civil matters” English or German native speaker with law degree and knowledge / experience in…
  • Aug 22

    New Edition: Canadian Textbook on Conflict of Law

    New Edition: Canadian Textbook on Conflict of Law
    Irwin Law has published (August 2016) the second edition of Conflict of Laws by Stephen Pitel (Western University) and Nicholas Rafferty (University of Calgary).  This treatise aims to explain and analyze the rules of the…
Rank this Week: 14

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

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

    Mitsuye Endo deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Mitsuye Endo deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Amanda Tyler writes for The Sacramento Bee, August 25, 2016 In a petition for a writ of habeas corpus, Endo challenged the internment policy as unconstitutional, correctly arguing that the government had no general authority to…
  • Aug 23

    You’re being tracked (and tracked and tracked) on the web

    You’re being tracked (and tracked and tracked) on the web
    Christopher Hoofnagle quoted by IEEE Spectrum, August 23, 2016 “It’s not so much that I would invest a lot of confidence in the idea that there were X number of trackers on any given site,” Hoofnagle says of the University…
  • Aug 23

    Trying to turn back the clock on deals gone sour

    Trying to turn back the clock on deals gone sour
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, August 23, 2016 Several such clawback cases over buyouts that were hammered out in the years before the financial crisis but later failed have resulted in thousands of shareholders now…
Rank this Week: 20

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Welcome, Gautham Rao!

    Welcome, Gautham Rao!
    We are delighted to announce that Gautham Rao will be joining us as a guest blogger over the next month.creditRao is an Assistant Professor of History at American University and a prolific scholar of U.S. law and governance in the early…
  • Aug 29

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Speaker Serie

    Center for the Study of Law and Society Speaker Serie
    The Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley has posted the lineup for its Fall 2016 Speaker Series. Some items of interest for our readers:Monday, October 10Edward L. Rubin, University Professor of…
  • Aug 29

    Plater and Crofts on Pardoning Australian Bushranger

    Plater and Crofts on Pardoning Australian Bushranger
    David Plater, University of Tasmania, Faculty of Law, and Penny Crofts, University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Law, have posted Bushrangers, the Exercise of Mercy and the ‘Last Penalty of the Law’ in New South Wales and…
Rank this Week: 28

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Aug 30

    EU Orders Apple To Repay $14.5 Billion In Irish Tax Break

    EU Orders Apple To Repay $14.5 Billion In Irish Tax Break
    European Commission Press Release Apple Press Release BBC News Bloomberg New York Times Reuters Wall Street Journal
  • Aug 30

    SSRN Tax Professor Ranking

    SSRN Tax Professor Ranking
    SSRN has updated its monthly rankings of 750 American and international law school faculties and 3,000 law professors by (among other things) the number of paper downloads from the SSRN database. Here is the new list (through August 1, 2016)…
  • Aug 30

    Kleinbard:Treasury Publishes White Paper Defending Brazen Tax Avoidance By Apple, Other U.S. Multinational Corporation

    Kleinbard:Treasury Publishes White Paper Defending Brazen Tax Avoidance By Apple, Other U.S. Multinational Corporation
    The Hill op-ed: U.S. Treasury Publishes White Paper in Support of Tax Avoiders, by Edward Kleinbard (USC): The U.S. Treasury Department has just published a tax policy white paper which amounts to a lawyer’s brief defending the brazen…
Rank this Week: 25

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 30

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Aug 30

    Bernstein on the Courts on Tradition

    Bernstein on the Courts on Tradition
    David Bernstein (George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty) has posted The Courts and Tradition: A Begrudging Respect on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay discusses the role of tradition in American common law and…
  • Aug 30

    Cantrell on Mundane Conflict

    Cantrell on Mundane Conflict
    Deborah Cantrell (University of Colorado Law School) has posted Celebrating Mundane Conflict (Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article interrogates the dominant conception of conflict…
  • Aug 30

    Konnoth & Kreimer on Standing & Spokeo v. Robin

    Konnoth & Kreimer on Standing & Spokeo v. Robin
    Craig Konnoth and Seth F. Kreimer (University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School) have posted Spelling Out Spokeo (University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: For…
Rank this Week: 35

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Aug 30

    Rosoff & Jiang on China's Commercial Bribery Provision

    Rosoff & Jiang on China's Commercial Bribery Provision
    William L. Rosoff and Jingli Jiang (Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, L.L.P. - Beijing Office and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, L.L.P. - Beijing Office) have posted The Proposed Amendments to China’s AUCL Commercial Bribery…
  • Aug 29

    "The pursuit of capital punishment for Dylann Roof is a step backward"

    "The pursuit of capital punishment for Dylann Roof is a step backward"
    From the Washington Post, courtesy of NACDL: Roof’s crime was surely heinous, and his racism was repugnant. But supporters of racial equality and equal treatment under the law should support Roof’s offer to plead guilty and serve a…
  • Aug 29

    "New Orleans Program Teaches Officers to Police One Another"

    "New Orleans Program Teaches Officers to Police One Another"
    From The New York Times: In an age when policing is under intense scrutiny, new training programs for officers are showing up across the country. Organizers say this one, which everyone on the 1,172-member police force here is expected to...
Rank this Week: 49

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Aug 30

    Can mentally incompetent man obtain a divorce? Kentucky Supreme Court to decide

    Can mentally incompetent man obtain a divorce? Kentucky Supreme Court to decide
    From The ABA Journal: The Kentucky Supreme Court on Friday considered whether any elderly man who has been declared incompetent can divorce the woman who is serving as his guardian. The lawyer for Elmer Riehle is asking the state supreme...
  • Aug 29

    Surrogacy

    Surrogacy
    From BuzzFeed: Surrogacy is unquestionably expensive: Even before they ran into trouble and began accruing bills from a dozen different lawyers, the Virginia men paid $35,000 to their surrogate and another $12,500 to the Wisconsin agency that…
  • Aug 28

    New Missouri custody law seeks to maximize time with each parent, takes effect August 28

    New Missouri custody law seeks to maximize time with each parent, takes effect August 28
    From Missouri Divorce and Family Law: Governor Jay Nixon signed House bill 1550 into law on July 1, 2016, which takes effect August 28, 2016. This law has been dubbed as an equal custody law, or 50/50 custody law, but...
Rank this Week: 102

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 89

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Puig: Blinding International Justice

    Puig: Blinding International Justice
    Sergio Puig (Univ. of Arizona - Law) has posted Blinding International Justice (Virginia Journal of International Law, forthcoming). Here's the abstract:The past twenty years have seen a tremendous rise in international dispute settlement…
  • Aug 29

    Voeten: International Organization Membership and Militarized Conflict: A Distributive Perspective

    Voeten: International Organization Membership and Militarized Conflict: A Distributive Perspective
    Erik Voeten (Georgetown Univ. - School of Foreign Service) has posted International Organization Membership and Militarized Conflict: A Distributive Perspective. Here's the abstract:What explains the correlation between membership in…
  • Aug 29

    Call for Papers: Cognitive Sociology, Culture and International Law

    Call for Papers: Cognitive Sociology, Culture and International Law
    iCourts, Centre of Excellence for International Courts has issued a call for papers for a workshop on "Cognitive Sociology, Culture and International Law," to be held April 28-29, 2017, in Copenhagen. Here's the call: Call for…
Rank this Week: 88

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
  • Aug 29

    11 Reasons Not To Enforce Your Trade Secret

    11 Reasons Not To Enforce Your Trade Secret
    I’m strangely fascinated by the recent “revelation” about Colonel Sanders’ secret recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken. His nephew showed a journalist a handwritten list that was left behind by Sanders’ second wife…
  • Aug 27

    Call for Papers: The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network

    Call for Papers: The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network
    Call for Papers – Friday September 16th Deadline The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network Seeks submissions for the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting Mexico City, Mexico, at the Sheraton Maria Isabel, June 20…
  • Aug 25

    The Mind on Trial

    The Mind on Trial
    Susanna Blumenthal’s impressive Law and the Modern Mind:  Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture, offers an important reconceptualization of the legal history of responsibility as it played out in nineteenth…
Rank this Week: 71

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Rumors of Our Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

    Rumors of Our Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
    The New York Times editorial page today announced the death of political history.  This may well be true of history departments, but the more accurate statement is that political history has migrated from history to political science. As…
  • Aug 28

    More on the University of Chicago letter on “trigger warnings” [II]

    More on the University of Chicago letter on “trigger warnings” [II]
    I once sat in on a class in which the instructor was trying to get students to see one aspect of the difference between tort and criminal liability – that tort liability requires realized harm whereas criminal liability can be imposed…
  • Aug 27

    More on the University of Chicago letter on "safe spaces" [I]

    More on the University of Chicago letter on "safe spaces" [I]
    The widely noted University of Chicago letter to freshman is, I’m afraid – with due respect to my friends there – basically quite stupid (in the words that have attracted the most attention). The phrasings are either…
Rank this Week: 69

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Aug 23

    Melina Healey and Anthony Kreis Join Legal Writing Faculty at Chicago-Kent

    Melina Healey and Anthony Kreis Join Legal Writing Faculty at Chicago-Kent
    Two new visiting assistant professors have have joined the legal writing faculty at Chicago-Kent College of Law. They are Melina Healey and Anthony Michael Kreis. Melina joins Chicago-Kent from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where…
  • Aug 23

    Kelly Brewer Joins Faculty at UMKC School of Law

    Kelly Brewer Joins Faculty at UMKC School of Law
    Kelly Brewer will be a Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law after teaching as a visitor at Valparaiso University Law School and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.…
  • Aug 21

    Rhetoric Society of America to Hold 2017 Summer Institute and Workshop

    Rhetoric Society of America to Hold 2017 Summer Institute and Workshop
    The Rhetoric Society of America will hold its 2017 Summer Institute in Bloomington, Indiana, from Monday, May 22 through the morning of Thursday, May 25, and workshops from the afternoon of Thursday, May 25 through noon on Saturday, May…
Rank this Week: 103

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    DHS’s Modest Social Media Proposal Deserves Support

    DHS’s Modest Social Media Proposal Deserves Support
    According to a coalition of advocacy groups, a new proposal by DHS to seek information about the online presence of individuals trying to enter the United States from Visa Waiver countries—directly and voluntarily from those…
  • Aug 29

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Turkey has continued to move farther and farther into northern Syria, with Turkish forces no longer targeting ISIS but pushing into regions controlled by Syrian rebel forcesincluding the Kurdish YPG, Reuters reports. Brett McGurk, the U.S.…
  • Aug 29

    Is the Paris Agreement on Climate Change a Legitimate Exercise of the Executive Agreement Power?

    Is the Paris Agreement on Climate Change a Legitimate Exercise of the Executive Agreement Power?
    The Paris Agreement on climate change, concluded last December and signed on Earth Day, April 22 this year, has become the latest episode in the long-running tug of war between President Obama and the present Congress over executive…
Rank this Week: 157

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Aug 29

    A Strange Idea of the Classroom as a “Safe Space”

    A Strange Idea of the Classroom as a “Safe Space”
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller I have admired Mark Tushnet’s work since I was a law student, so I was very disappointed to read his critique of the now-notorious letter the University of Chicago sent to first-year students…
  • Aug 29

    Emerging Voices: Domestic Regulation of Universal Jurisdiction–The Role of National Prosecutors.

    Emerging Voices: Domestic Regulation of Universal Jurisdiction–The Role of National Prosecutors.
    by Amina Adanan by Amina Adanan [Amina Adanan is a PhD candidate at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, School of Law, NUI Galway.]  In common law and civil law legal systems it is the responsibility of the public prosecutor to…
  • Aug 29

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, August 29, 2016

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, August 29, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Here’s your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa Nigeria would let Boko Haram choose a non-profit organization as an intermediary…
Rank this Week: 148

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Cyberstalking, Domestic Abuse and the Issue of First Impression

    Cyberstalking, Domestic Abuse and the Issue of First Impression
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Louisiana - Fourth Circuit: Shaw v. Young, 2016 WL 4395045 (2016). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[t]his case presents an issue…
  • Aug 26

    Fantasy, Cannibalism and the Police Officer

    Fantasy, Cannibalism and the Police Officer
    Before we go any further, I should warn you of two things: One is that this is, necessarily, an unusually long post for this blog; the other is that the case it examines involves issues that may be offensive to or upsetting for some…
  • Aug 24

    Possession of Child Pornography and the “Unit of Prosecution”

    Possession of Child Pornography and the “Unit of Prosecution”
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court of Minnesota:  State v. Bakken, 2016 WL 4126390 (Supreme Court of Minnesota 2016).  This court is examining an issue the Court of Appeals of New Mexico addressed last…
Rank this Week: 119

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 173

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: 121

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Jun 7

    Commencement Address, Phillips Academy 2016

    Commencement Address, Phillips Academy 2016
    Commencement Address Phillips Academy, Andover June 5, 2016 John Palfrey Welcome, everyone – trustees, faculty, and staff; faculty Emeriti; alumni, families, friends, and – most of all – our beloved students.  Thank you…
  • May 19

    Search for a President of the Boston Public Library

    Search for a President of the Boston Public Library
    Since September of 2015, we’ve been in the midst of a search to find a new President of the Boston Public Library.  The BPL is an amazing institution on many levels.  Part of the greatness of the BPL derives from ……
  • May 4

    All School Meeting Address, May 4, 2016, Phillips Academy

    All School Meeting Address, May 4, 2016, Phillips Academy
    All School Meeting Address (Excerpt) May 4, 2016 John Palfrey, Phillips Academy […] I was in North Carolina recently, at Duke, and I talked with a recent graduate from the class of 2014. He just loved Andover and told me ……
Rank this Week: 177

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: 125

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 296

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 30

    Peking U. School of Transnational Law Seeks Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty and VAP'

    Peking U. School of Transnational Law Seeks Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty and VAP'
    This just in from Peking University School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen. I would add that STL is a very interesting school with great students - and of course, the curriculum is taught in English. This opportunity is well worth...
  • Aug 29

    An Appalling Episode in ME/CFS Research

    An Appalling Episode in ME/CFS Research
    Some readers will recall my earlier posts about the serious flaws in the PACE trial, in which a group of British psychiatrists purported to show the ME/CFS was best treated through Cognitive Behavior Therapy and exercise (thus implying that…
  • Aug 29

    Restrictive Covenant Trivia

    Restrictive Covenant Trivia
    Today is the first day of classes for me, so I thought that I'd start the new year off right with a trivia question. This is going to be difficult, I suspect -- unless you were reading this blog very...
Rank this Week: 361

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Aug 30

    I Could Write A Book

    I Could Write A Book
    The Indiana Lawyer has the story of a disciplinary case Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson should be reprimanded by the Indiana Supreme Court for a book deal on a high-profile murder case against former Indiana State Trooper David Camm,…
  • Aug 30

    No Spit

    No Spit
    A criminal conviction was affirmed by the Indiana Supreme Court As Michael Day’s marriage dissolved, the family home became increasingly tense, until one night Day came home, screamed in his wife’s face, and spat in her eye. Four 911…
  • Aug 30

    Judicial Ads Issues Before Ohio Supreme Court

    Judicial Ads Issues Before Ohio Supreme Court
    A case scheduled for oral argument this week before the Ohio Supreme Court Disciplinary Counsel v. Ronnie M. Tamburrino, Case no. 2016-0858 Ashtabula County In a disciplinary case stemming from the 2014 election for judges on the Eleventh…
Rank this Week: 187

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 223

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Court Issues Narrow Preliminary Injunction Against North Carolina's Transgender Bathroom Access Law

    Court Issues Narrow Preliminary Injunction Against North Carolina's Transgender Bathroom Access Law
    In an 83-page opinion handed down last week, a North Carolina federal district court issued a narrow preliminary injunction preventing enforcement North Carolina's transgender bathroom access law against two students and one employee of the…
  • Aug 30

    Appeals Court Refuses To Dismiss Suit Over Entitlement To Mosque Property

    Appeals Court Refuses To Dismiss Suit Over Entitlement To Mosque Property
    In United Islamic Society v. Masjed Abubakr Al-Seddiq, Inc., (MN App. Aug. 29, 2016), a Minnesota state appellate court affirmed a trial court's refusal to dismiss a suit over ownership of mosque property because "it is premature to…
  • Aug 29

    Recent Articles, Books and Upcoming Conference of Interest

    Recent Articles, Books and Upcoming Conference of Interest
    From SSRN:Jeffrey Benjamin Meyers, Nietzsche and the Law of the ‘The Other’: The Jew in Refraction, (August 19, 2016).Carl J. Minniti, The Lanham Act's Unconstitutional Hodgepodge, (17 Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion 315,…
Rank this Week: 231

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Aug 29

    A New $100 Billion Business: Endowment Management

    A New $100 Billion Business: Endowment Management
    There is huge competition for money managers fighting to oversee endowments. The business has grown into an almost $100 billion business, attracting stiff competition amongst banks, consultants, and boutiques. This area of money management…
  • Aug 29

    CBS Deal in the Hands of Shari Redstone

    CBS Deal in the Hands of Shari Redstone
    With her new control over Viacom, Shari Redstone must decide what to do with all the power. There have been talks over Viacom reuniting with CBS, but no indication that the deal is imminent. CBS and Viacom split ways in...
  • Aug 29

    Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective -- Call for Paper

    Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective -- Call for Paper
    The University of Iowa College of Law and The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel’s Legal Education Committee are organizing the 7th academic symposium financially supported by the ACTEC Foundation. The symposium, Wealth Transfer…
Rank this Week: 262

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/
  • Aug 29

    EEOC Issues Retaliation Guidance

    EEOC Issues Retaliation Guidance
    The EEOC just issued its final enforcement guidance on issues related to retaliation (after a public input period). The guidance replaces the information in the 1998 compliance manual on the topic. It also addresses the…
  • Aug 26

    Chong on Hollywood's Blinding Whitene

    Chong on Hollywood's Blinding Whitene
    Chrissy Shu Jien Chong (San Francisco) has just posted on SSRN her article (21 Asian Pacific American L.J. (2016)) Where are the Asians in Hollywood? Can §1981, Title VII, Colorblind Pitches, and Understanding Biases Break the Bamboo…
  • Aug 26

    Call for papers from the Center for Applied Feminism & Intersectionality

    Call for papers from the Center for Applied Feminism & Intersectionality
    The Center for Applied Feminism (Baltimore) has a call for papers that will be of interest to some of our readers: CALL FOR PAPERS APPLIED FEMINISM AND INTERSECTIONALITY: EXAMINING LAW THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTIPLE IDENTITIES The Center on…
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Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

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

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Aug 29

    "Deep Brain Stimulation, Historicism, and Moral Responsibility"

    "Deep Brain Stimulation, Historicism, and Moral Responsibility"
    "Deep Brain Stimulation, Historicism, and Moral Responsibility" by Daniel Sharp and David Wasserman has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Although philosophers have explored several connections between…
  • Aug 29

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Are You a Nice Person? Brain Scans Can Tell How Generous You Are, New Scientist Brain's Chemical Signals Seen in Real Time, Nature Magazine Mental Alchemy, The Neuroethics Blog Making Music From Brainwaves: A History, Discover Magazine…
  • Aug 26

    "The Movement of Research from the Laboratory to the Living Room: a Case Study of Public Engagement with Cognitive Science"

    "The Movement of Research from the Laboratory to the Living Room: a Case Study of Public Engagement with Cognitive Science"
    "The Movement of Research from the Laboratory to the Living Room: a Case Study of Public Engagement with Cognitive Science" by Tineke Broer, Martyn Pickersgill, and Ian J. Deary has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics:…
Rank this Week: 369

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/
Rank this Week: 191

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

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

    Contracting out of Fiduciary Duties: The Case of Corporate Opportunitie

    Contracting out of Fiduciary Duties: The Case of Corporate Opportunitie
    There's a very important new paper out by Rauterberg and Talley, which reports: For centuries, the duty of loyalty has been the hallowed centerpiece of fiduciary obligation, widely considered one of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Aug 26

    Sec Reg News: Conflict Mineral Disclosure is Costly and Ineffective

    Sec Reg News: Conflict Mineral Disclosure is Costly and Ineffective
    Buried in the gargantuan mess that was the Dodd-Frank act was a requirement which, as the SEC explains: ... directs the Commission to issue rules requiring certain companies to disclose their use of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Aug 24

    Corporate law is public interest law

    Corporate law is public interest law
    There's been a lot of griping at Harvard Law School recently about political correctness, multiculturalism, and the usual left-liberal causes. Now Harvard Magazine notes that some are trying to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 318

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Aug 26

    New Method of In-Vitro Maturation Offers New Hope

    New Method of In-Vitro Maturation Offers New Hope
    International Business News (Aug. 23, 2016): Potent New Fertility Technique Prevents Side-Effects of In-Vitro Fertilisation for Women, by Léa Surugue: A new method of in-vitro maturation of eggs promises to improve infertility treatment for…
  • Aug 25

    Underage Abortion Does Not Destroy Adult Live

    Underage Abortion Does Not Destroy Adult Live
    Human Reproduction (July 7, 2016): Is Underage Abortion Associated with Adverse Outcomes in Early Adulthood? A Longitudinal Birth Cohort Study up to 25 Years of Age, by Suvi Leppälahti, et al.: A recent study conducted in Finland followed…
  • Aug 24

    Dreams Dashed, and Danger, in Loss of Sperm

    Dreams Dashed, and Danger, in Loss of Sperm
    New York Times (Jul. 25, 2016): One Woman’s Crusade for Her Husband’s Sperm, by Tamar Lewin: Sarah Robertson, a Californian who lost her husband to a rare disease at the age of twenty-nine, desired to have a child using the...
Rank this Week: 188

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    The New Republican Party

    The New Republican Party
    From FB:  Bruce Bartlett and others are forecasting the demise of the Republican Party. In the sense intended, I think they are right but they might want to expand their imaginative universe.  I think we might well emerge with a new…
  • Aug 21

    Head-Banging Through the Weed

    Head-Banging Through the Weed
    It's head-banging time.  I have at hand a book that makes me crazy because it is so full of promise and comes so close and--okay, let me explain.The title is We Are Better Than This, subtitled "How the Government Should be…
  • Aug 20

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight

    Our Generosity and the Second Louis Conn Fight
    We gave a few bucks to a favorite nonprofit a while back; I filed the receipt with every intention to forget about it until tax time. But a couple of days ago, among the usual welter of unsolicited catalogs, the mail brought an envelope with…
Rank this Week: 348

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Aug 15

    “Tool Without a Handle” – Tools For Art and Politics, Part 1

    “Tool Without a Handle” – Tools For Art and Politics, Part 1
    “Tool Without a Handle” – Tools For Art and Politics, Part 1 This blog has, to date, primarily focused on the qualities of networked information technologies and regulatory responses to them – in particular qualities…
  • Aug 5

    Strasbourg Court To Hear A Case About Liability For Hyperlinking

    Strasbourg Court To Hear A Case About Liability For Hyperlinking
    Internet case-law of the ECtHR will soon be enriched. Magyar Jeti Zrt v Hungary is a new important pending case. It concerns liability for hyperlinks in the domestic defamation law and its compatibility with freedom of expression.   The…
  • Aug 4

    Unlock the Box Meets Lochner

    Unlock the Box Meets Lochner
    I’m told that August is a slow month in D.C., but there is nevertheless policy drama in the air for the telecommunications and copyright nerds among us. I blogged last week about the battle currently being waged over the FCC’s…
Rank this Week: 183

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/
  • Aug 4

    Fired for Being "Too Cute" Does Not State Cause of Action

    Fired for Being "Too Cute" Does Not State Cause of Action
    Sometimes you just cannot make these cases up. After a female massage therapist was fired by the male owner for being "too cute, " she sued for sex discrimination. Justice Sholom Hagler, a New York lower court judge who I...
  • Jun 18

    So You Want To Be A Lawyer

    So You Want To Be A Lawyer
    An Expensive Law Degree, No Where To Use It is a must read June 17, 2016 NY Times article. In it, the author describes the difficulty that many law students from non-ivy league schools face. Some graduate with 200k in...
  • Jun 7

    Major 2d Circuit Decision Discussing Whether Hispanic Ancestry Is A Race Under Title VII and 1981

    Major 2d Circuit Decision Discussing Whether Hispanic Ancestry Is A Race Under Title VII and 1981
    Village of Freeport v. Barrella, ____F.3d____(2d Cir. 2016), is a major case discussing whether Hispanic ancestry is a race under Title VII or 1981. As the court explained: Based on longstanding Supreme Court and Second Circuit precedent, we…
Rank this Week: 454

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

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

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Jul 29

    John Tasioulas, "Minimum Core Obligations: Human Rights in the Here and Now"

    John Tasioulas, "Minimum Core Obligations: Human Rights in the Here and Now"
    Professor Tasioulas discusses the notion of the ‘minimum core obligations’ associated with economic, social and cultural human rights, such as the rights to education and health. The idea of minimum core obligations, which is a…
  • May 13

    Martha Nussbaum, "Long Long Lives: Should We Want Them?"

    Martha Nussbaum, "Long Long Lives: Should We Want Them?"
    Today, as our capacity to prolong life increases, people dispute whether indefinite prolongation could possibly be good. A leading bioethicist, Ezekiel Emanuel (brother of Rahm) has written that we should all want to die at 75! I'll…
  • May 12

    Michael Kirby, "North Korea and our Dilemma"

    Michael Kirby, "North Korea and our Dilemma"
    Michael Kirby, "North Korea and our Dilemma: How to Secure Accountability for Crimes Against Humanity by a Recalcitrant Nuclear State?" Michael Kirby was a Justice of the High Court of Australia (1996-2009), the nation's highest appellate…
Rank this Week: 409

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: 279

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: 694

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Aug 30

    Adler @jadler1969 on Persistent Threats to Commercial Speech

    Adler @jadler1969 on Persistent Threats to Commercial Speech
    Jonathan Adler, Case Western Reserve School of Law; PERC, is publishing Persistent Threats to Commercial Speech in volume 25 of the Journal of Law & Policy. Here is the abstract. The current Supreme Court is very protective of speech,…
  • Aug 30

    Bodó @bodobalazs on the Guerilla Open Access Movement

    Bodó @bodobalazs on the Guerilla Open Access Movement
    Balázs Bodó, University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR), has published Pirates in the Library – An Inquiry into the Guerilla Open Access Movement, a paper prepared for the 8th Annual Workshop of the International…
  • Aug 30

    Austin on EU and US Perspectives on Fair Dealing for the Purpose of Parody or Satire

    Austin on EU and US Perspectives on Fair Dealing for the Purpose of Parody or Satire
    Graeme W. Austin, Victoria University of Wellington, is publishing EU and US Perspectives on Fair Dealing for the Purpose of Parody or Satire in volume 39 of the UNSW Law Journal. Here is the abstract. This article concerns the…
Rank this Week: 2520

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

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

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4190

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2097

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 30

    Colin Kaepernick

    Colin Kaepernick
    I do not have much to say about NFL (non-starting) quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to not stand for the national anthem, since those who read this space know that I support his right to do this, without equivocation. I am heartened to…
  • Aug 30

    The Night of Conclusion

    The Night of Conclusion
    I was a guest on New York Magazine's Vulture TV Podcast (begins at 30:00 mark) discussing the finale of The Night Of. Some additional comments (with spoilers) after the jump. 1) I like the ambiguity of the ending, in which we do not really…
  • Aug 29

    The Missing Million Dollar Man

    The Missing Million Dollar Man
    Financial self-regulatory organizations play an important role in investor protection. Like other institutions, they also have governance scandals. When Richard Grasso served as the head of the New York Stock Exchange from 1995 to 2003, he…
Rank this Week: 2120

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 30

    Colin Kaepernick

    Colin Kaepernick
    I do not have much to say about NFL (non-starting) quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to not stand for the national anthem, since those who read this space know that I support his right to do this, without equivocation. I am heartened…
  • Aug 26

    The Business of Amateurs: Suffering Student-Athletes and a Thriving NCAA

    The Business of Amateurs: Suffering Student-Athletes and a Thriving NCAA
    The NCAA frequently lauds amateurism and the ideal of the “student athlete.” But in contrast to this idyllic conception, college football is big business. And it is built on the backs of gladiators, football (and basketball)…
  • Aug 25

    The Future of College Athlete Players Union

    The Future of College Athlete Players Union
    With today marking the start of the new semester at Baruch College and my first day as a tenured, full Professor of Law, it is my great pleasure to release my newest law review article, "The Future of College Athlete Players Unions: Lessons…
Rank this Week: 2539