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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/
  • Sep 26

    [Orin Kerr] Judge Leonard I. Garth, 1921-2016

    [Orin Kerr] Judge Leonard I. Garth, 1921-2016
    After law school, I was a law clerk for Judge Leonard I. Garth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. Judge Garth died Thursday at the age of 95. I was very fortunate to know him as a boss, mentor and good friend. In this…
  • Sep 26

    [Eugene Kontorovich] The Palestinians unsporting and illegal ‘football war’ against Israel

    [Eugene Kontorovich] The Palestinians unsporting and illegal ‘football war’ against Israel
    (John Thys/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) Human Rights Watch published a long, graphics-rich report on Sunday denouncing Israeli semi-pro soccer (football) clubs in towns in the West Bank. A few weeks ago, a group of European…
  • Sep 26

    [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.) If David Adier had hung an American flag outside his hair salon, he’d be in the clear. But since he instead put up…
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/
  • Sep 25

    Save the Day

    Save the Day
    The PAC has a video: Warning: contains swearing, discussions of nudity, and lots of meta-snark.
  • Sep 23

    Debate Hors D’oeuvre

    Debate Hors D’oeuvre
    A Clinton ad to put us in the mood for what will undoubtedly be an edifying debate on Monday night.
  • Sep 21

    Jill Stein is Not the Answer (Especially in Florida!)

    Jill Stein is Not the Answer (Especially in Florida!)
    Commentator “How” (I still have commentators?)  may or may not be a Republican plant.  I prefer to assume he or she is not, and thus thought I would write a reply to this recent contribution “How” writes,…
Rank this Week: 12

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/
  • Sep 26

    Lund on RFRA & Religious Minoritie

    Lund on RFRA & Religious Minoritie
    Christopher C. Lund (Wayne State University Law School) has posted RFRA, State RFRAs, and Religious Minorities (San Diego Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 163, 2016 (symposium)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In recent years, in both academic and…
  • Sep 26

    Tor on Boundedly Rational Entrepreneurs & Antitrust

    Tor on Boundedly Rational Entrepreneurs & Antitrust
    Avishalom Tor (Notre Dame Law School) has posted Boundedly Rational Entrepreneurs and Antitrust on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This chapter examines entrepreneurial activity and its implication for policy and antitrust law from a behavioral…
  • Sep 26

    Raskin on the Law of Smart Contract

    Raskin on the Law of Smart Contract
    Max Raskin (New York University (NYU), School of Law) has posted The Law of Smart Contracts on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Over the past few years a new technology called smart contracts has proliferated. These contracts are agreements…
Rank this Week: 17

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Peroni Presents Defending Worldwide Taxation Today At Loyola-L.A.

    Peroni Presents Defending Worldwide Taxation Today At Loyola-L.A.
    Robert J. Peroni (Texas) presents Defending Worldwide Taxation and Addressing Inversions with a Shareholder-Based Definition of Corporate Residence, 2016 BYU L. Rev. ___ (with J. Clifton Fleming, Jr. (BYU) & Stephen Shay (Harvard), at…
  • Sep 26

    Batchelder:Trump Plan Raises Taxes For Millions Of Low- And Middle-Income Familie

    Batchelder:Trump Plan Raises Taxes For Millions Of Low- And Middle-Income Familie
    Lily L. Batchelder (NYU), Families Facing Tax Increases Under Trump's Latest Tax Plan: Donald Trump’s latest tax plan would cost more than $5 trillion over 10 years. Trump claims his plan would cut taxes for every income group, with the…
  • Sep 26

    Law School Special Report:Tackling Issues Of Race And Cla

    Law School Special Report:Tackling Issues Of Race And Cla
    Law School Special Report, Tackling Timely Issues of Race and Class: In law schools across the U.S., professors are discussing current events and social justice movements in their courses. The idea? To demonstrate how race and class intersect…
Rank this Week: 18

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    The big debate.

    The big debate.
    I'm not going to try to live-blog. I'm just going to watch straight through and see how the whole thing affects me — me, attempting to experience reality like a normal person, not a blogging machine. But please, do comment. Keep up…
  • Sep 26

    An Althouse blog first — since I don't see anyone else doing it right — a drinking game for the presidential debate.

    An Althouse blog first — since I don't see anyone else doing it right — a drinking game for the presidential debate.
    Trump says "And by the way." 1 sip.Clinton coughs. 1 sip for each second beyond 1 second.Lester Holt corrects something Trump says. 1 sip.Lester Holt corrects something Hillary says. 1 large gulp.Clinton claims to have been a champion of…
  • Sep 26

    3 theories on why lower-educated men have so much more leisure time than higher-educated men.

    3 theories on why lower-educated men have so much more leisure time than higher-educated men.
    By Derek Thompson, writing in The Atlantic. (The title is so bad: "The Free-Time Paradox in America/The rich were meant to have the most leisure time. The working poor were meant to have the least. The opposite is happening. Why?" I hate the…
Rank this Week: 19

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    R&D Cooperatives and Market Collusion: A Global Dynamic Approach

    R&D Cooperatives and Market Collusion: A Global Dynamic Approach
    Jeroen Hinloopen, Utrecht University School of Economics; Tinbergen Institute, Grega Smrkolj, Newcastle University (UK) - Business School, and Florian O. Wagener, University of Amsterdam - Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and…
  • Sep 26

    No Shortage of Theories: The Role of Capacity in Antitrust Analysi

    No Shortage of Theories: The Role of Capacity in Antitrust Analysi
    Seth B. Sacher, Federal Trade Commission and Jeremy Sandford , Federal Trade Commission offer No Shortage of Theories: The Role of Capacity in Antitrust Analysis. ABSTRACT: Issues of productive capacity can play a role in nearly every aspect…
  • Sep 26

    R&D Investments Fostering Horizontal Merger

    R&D Investments Fostering Horizontal Merger
    Christos Cabolis, IMD World Competitiveness Center; ALBA Graduate Business School; Yale SOM International Center for Finance, Constantine Manasakis, University of Crete - Department of Economics, Diego Moreno, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid…
Rank this Week: 25

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: 36

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    Sinclair: International Social Reform and the Invention of Development

    Sinclair: International Social Reform and the Invention of Development
    Guy Fiti Sinclair (Victoria Univ. of Wellington - Law) has posted International Social Reform and the Invention of Development. Here's the abstract:This paper challenges the standard narrative of the ‘birth’ or…
  • Sep 26

    New Issue: Journal of International Economic Law

    New Issue: Journal of International Economic Law
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Economic Law (Vol. 19, no. 3, September 2016) is out. Contents include:General Articles Wolfgang Alschner & Dmitriy Skougarevskiy, Mapping the Universe of International Investment…
  • Sep 26

    Conference: Making International Economic Law Work: Integrating Disciplines and Broadening Policy Choice

    Conference: Making International Economic Law Work: Integrating Disciplines and Broadening Policy Choice
    On September 30-October 1, 2016, the American Society of International Law's International Economic Law Interest Group will hold its biennial conference at the Georgetown University Law Center. The theme is: "Making International Economic Law…
Rank this Week: 38

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    CFP: The Constitution of Canada

    CFP: The Constitution of Canada
    [Via Faculty Lounge, we have the following call for papers.]The Constitution of Canada: History, Evolution, Influence and ReformSymposium on The Constitution of Canada: History, Evolution, Influence and Reform on the Occasion of the 150th…
  • Sep 26

    Penn Law & History Workshop

    Penn Law & History Workshop
    Stephanie McCurry (Columbia U)[From Associate Blogger Smita Ghosh:] The University of Pennsylvania's Legal History Consortium proudly presents the Law &History Workshop, the venue for six exciting presentations this academic year. …
  • Sep 25

    Weinrib's "Taming of Free Speech"

    Weinrib's "Taming of Free Speech"
    Laura Weinrib, University of Chicago Law School, has published The Taming of Free Speech: America’s Civil Liberties Compromise (Harvard University Press). In the early decades of the twentieth century, business leaders condemned civil…
Rank this Week: 41

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 26

    REDRESS NEDERLAND CONFERENCE: “Justice for Victims and Accountability for Torturers”

    REDRESS NEDERLAND CONFERENCE: “Justice for Victims and Accountability for Torturers”
    REDRESS is pleased to announce the conference ‘Justice for victims and accountability for torturers: past, present and future strategies’, which will take place from 2 to 6 pm, on 29 September 2016, at The Carlton Ambassador Hotel…
  • Sep 23

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project

    Role of “commentaries” key to significance of ICRC project
    The role of “commentaries” in the shaping of contemporary international law proved a recurring question in the just-concluded morning public plenary of today’s conference, “Humanity’s Common Heritage: 2016…
  • Sep 22

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court

    Protecting the Safety of Journalists: the Role of the African Court
    On 10 September, the African Court and UNESCO convened a seminar on “Strengthening judiciary systems and African Courts to protect the safety of journalists and end impunity” in Arusha, Tanzania. Attended by some 100 participants,…
Rank this Week: 45

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Farrah Ahmed, The Autonomy Rationale for Religious Freedom, Modern Law Review, Forthcoming.Jason C. Roberts, Unwinding Non-Native Control over Native America's Past: A Statistical Analysis of the Decisions to Return Native American…
  • Sep 26

    New Guam Law Lifting Abuse Limitation Period Will Likely Force Archdiocese Into Bankruptcy

    New Guam Law Lifting Abuse Limitation Period Will Likely Force Archdiocese Into Bankruptcy
    AP reports that Guam Governor Eddie Calvo on Friday signed Substitute Bill No. 326-33 (full text) which retroactively eliminates the statute of limitations for civil suits alleging child sexual abuse. Passage came after abuse allegations…
  • Sep 25

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Whitney v. Varner, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 127018 (MD PA, Sept. 19, 2016), a Pennsylvania federal district court held that where an inmate refused to provide a written indication of his religious preference, prison officials could…
Rank this Week: 44

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Sep 20

    Public companies see gold in California

    Public companies see gold in California
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, Sept. 20, 2016 The five biggest companies in the United States by market value are all technology companies — Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google and Microsoft — three of them…
  • Sep 20

    Death-penalty justice depends on where we live

    Death-penalty justice depends on where we live
    Franklin Zimring quoted by Bakersfield.com, Sept. 20, 2016 As University of California Berkeley law professor Franklin Zimring observes, the determining factor for seeking the death penalty is not homicide rates or demographics, but…
  • Sep 20

    Clawbacks often leave out the clawing

    Clawbacks often leave out the clawing
    Steven Davidoff Solomon quoted by Marketplace, Sept. 20, 2016 Since the financial crisis, said Davidoff Solomon, companies have added other reasons for clawing back money, “failure to supervise, bad faith, negligent in your…
Rank this Week: 46

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: 47

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: 51

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    From Immprof to IJ

    From Immprof to IJ
    Elizabeth L. Young directed the immigration clinic at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville from Fall 2008 through Spring 2016. Prior to working at the U of A, she served as interim director of the immigration law...
  • Sep 26

    Immigration Article of the Day: Mobilizing Under 'Illegality': The Arizona Immigrant Rights Movement's Engagement with the Law by Vasanthi Venkatesh

    Immigration Article of the Day: Mobilizing Under 'Illegality': The Arizona Immigrant Rights Movement's Engagement with the Law by Vasanthi Venkatesh
    Mobilizing Under 'Illegality': The Arizona Immigrant Rights Movement's Engagement with the Law by Vasanthi Venkatesh, University of Windsor -Faculty of Law; University of California, Berkeley - Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program 2016,…
  • Sep 26

    Fighting Human Trafficking Abroad

    Fighting Human Trafficking Abroad
    Tom Jackman in the Washington Post reports on efforts to combat human trafficking abroad: "The men moved from brothel to brothel, each “packed with foreigners,” the American said. “You’re sitting next to these perverts, not only…
Rank this Week: 54

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/
  • Sep 26

    Random thoughts on a Monday morning

    Random thoughts on a Monday morning
    Because none was worth its own post: 1) Having now watched the pilot of Designated Survivor, I still cannot decide whether to stay with it. As I said before, some of the exposition about succession and about Kirkman's position--designed to…
  • Sep 26

    What’s Happened With Academic Job Market Vitas?

    What’s Happened With Academic Job Market Vitas?
    What is up with the CVs that academic job market candidates are circulating this year? Something seems seriously off the rails, and I hope folks will take note and consider fixing it for the future. This year’s job market CVs are a weird…
  • Sep 25

    Submitting to online journal

    Submitting to online journal
    Courtesy of University of Illinois Law Review, her is a new ranking of online journals, along with links to the submission pages for each. Here is the list, including hyperlinks, from SSRN.
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • Sep 26

    CFP: International Language and Law Association (ILLA); Abstracts Due October 15, 2016

    CFP: International Language and Law Association (ILLA); Abstracts Due October 15, 2016
    From an email I received today from a German colleague: The International Language and Law Association (ILLA) was founded by legal linguists Peter Tiersma, Lawrence Solan and Dieter Stein in 2007. Their initiative was to create a network of…
  • Sep 26

    Hiring Announcement: Loyola University Chicago

    Hiring Announcement: Loyola University Chicago
    From an email message which I received earlier today: Assistant/Associate Professor of Law Background: Loyola University Chicago School of Law invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in the 2017-18 academic year. Candidates…
  • Sep 26

    Pitt Seeking Visitor in Legal Analysis and Writing

    Pitt Seeking Visitor in Legal Analysis and Writing
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a Visiting Professor of Legal Analysis and Writing for the 2017-2018 Academic year. This is position is for a one-year term. The School of Law may conduct a search for...
Rank this Week: 65

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
  • Sep 26

    What’s Buffett’s Secret to Great Writing?

    What’s Buffett’s Secret to Great Writing?
    We all write more than ever today, but do we communicate well?  As one group, corporate directors, pondered how to communicate effectively to shareholders, they  turned to the gold standard.  They wondered, what most…
  • Sep 26

    The Time for a Presidential Veto

    The Time for a Presidential Veto
    I just finished reading Samuel I Rosenman’s book Working With Roosevelt, which is the biography of FDR’s principal speechwriter during his years as Governor and for much of his presidency. In that book, I came across this…
  • Sep 23

    Health Law Retreat Call for Works-in-Progre

    Health Law Retreat Call for Works-in-Progre
    Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy is pleased to announce the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat, which will be held on February 10, 2017, at Seton Hall Law School in…
Rank this Week: 66

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/
  • Sep 22

    Wellness Programs & The ADA

    Wellness Programs & The ADA
    A recent federal lawsuit brought by the EEOC looks at the extent to which a company's wellness program falls within the insurance safe harbor provision of the ADA. A federal district court in Wisconsin rejected the employer's motion for…
  • Sep 21

    Bisom-Rapp on lifetime disadvantage for working women

    Bisom-Rapp on lifetime disadvantage for working women
    Congratulations to our friend Susan Bisom-Rapp (Thomas Jefferson) whose book (with Malcolm Sargeant, Middlesex Univ., London), Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Work Force is available to pre-order from Cambridge…
  • Sep 20

    Co-Authoring with Non-American Profs & Practitioner

    Co-Authoring with Non-American Profs & Practitioner
    I just uploaded my most recent article, Transnational Employment Trends in Four Pacific Rim Countries, 34 UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal ___ (forthcoming 2017) (co-authored with Lia Alizia, Masako Banno, Maria Jockel, Melissa Pang, and…
Rank this Week: 69

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Book on Mediation for Estate Planner

    Book on Mediation for Estate Planner
    Susan N. Gary recently published a book entitled, Mediation for Estate Planners: Managing Family Conflict (2016). Provided below is a summary of the book: This book represents an important new resource for attorneys to assist clients in…
  • Sep 26

    Hiring an Estate Sales Agent

    Hiring an Estate Sales Agent
    Estate sales are different from your regular garage sale, promising nicer items and the potential for rare finds. Estate sales agents exist in an unregulated market and ask for fees around 35% of the sale total. It is important to...
  • Sep 26

    Article on How to Deal with Will Contests Over Testamentary Capacity

    Article on How to Deal with Will Contests Over Testamentary Capacity
    Richard B. Keeton recently published an Article entitled, Balancing Testamentary Incapacity and Undue Influence: How to Handle Will Contests of Testators with Diminishing Capacity, 57 S. Tex. L. Rev. 53 (2015). Provided below is a summary of…
Rank this Week: 71

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 26

    Six Strategies for Dealing With Fear, Worry, and Self-Doubt

    Six Strategies for Dealing With Fear, Worry, and Self-Doubt
    As we journey through our professional careers, one valuable tool to acquire is a personal formula for overcoming the inner obstacles that often hold us back from taking on vital challenges, rich with learning and opportunity. Fear and…
  • Sep 26

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as…
  • Sep 25

    Insights Into Billables From Cloud Computing

    Insights Into Billables From Cloud Computing
    The Clio Cloud Conference is sort of like the Burning Man Festival of the legal industry. You have to attend it at least once in your lifetime, and once you do, there are no words to truly describe the experience. There’s the…
Rank this Week: 73

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/
  • Sep 26

    Fixing Congressional Jurisdiction over DHS

    Fixing Congressional Jurisdiction over DHS
    The oldest outstanding recommendation, unfulfilled since the 9/11 Commission report, is for Congress to fix its jurisdicitional morass and provide effective, unified oversight of the Department of Homeland Security.  Groups ranging from…
  • Sep 26

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Violence continues in Syria as Russia and the United States trade blows over who is to blame. The Syrian government has launched a renewed assault on Aleppo, killing hundreds of civilians trapped in the besieged city since the collapse of the…
  • Sep 26

    Hoover Book Soiree, Reminder: Rosa Brooks on "How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything"

    Hoover Book Soiree, Reminder: Rosa Brooks on "How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything"
    The next in our series of book soirees at the Hoover Institution's Washington Office will take place on Wednesday, when Ben interviews Rosa Brooks about her new book: How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales…
Rank this Week: 96

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/
  • Sep 26

    Woods on Assessing Time Served

    Woods on Assessing Time Served
    Patrick Arthur Woods has posted Assessing Time Served (Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article examines the utility of a new way of determining when increased…
  • Sep 26

    Buell on Business Crimes and Punishment

    Buell on Business Crimes and Punishment
    Samuel W. Buell (Duke University School of Law) has posted Capital Offenses: Business Crime and Punishment in America's Corporate Age (W.W. Norton & Co. (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Capital Offenses is a book-length treatment of…
  • Sep 26

    Fagan on Terry's Original Sin

    Fagan on Terry's Original Sin
    Jeffrey Fagan (Columbia Law School) has posted the abstract for Terry's Original Sin (University of Chicago Legal Forum, No. 101, 2016) on SSRN. It follows: In Mapp v. Ohio, the U.S. Supreme Court extended the due process protections of…
Rank this Week: 103

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 21

    The Economist's Schumpeter tackles the happiness fad

    The Economist's Schumpeter tackles the happiness fad
    The Economist's Schumpeter column this week takes on a recurring fad: Lord Percy of Newcastle, Britain’s minister of education in 1924-29, was no fan of the fad for happy-clappy “progressive”... [[ This is a content summary…
  • Sep 21

    Will a Caremark claim lie in Wells Fargo?

    Will a Caremark claim lie in Wells Fargo?
    Christine Hunt suspects not. I concur. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sep 21

    Wooldridge on superstar companies--The role of regulation

    Wooldridge on superstar companies--The role of regulation
    Very interesting special report in last week's Economist on the growth of superstar companies--especially in tech--that dominate their sectors. In the lead article, Adrian Wooldridge observes that: A... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 105

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 117

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 26

    Iowa Child Support Case

    Iowa Child Support Case
    From wtvr.com: Joe Vandusen had to fight the state of Iowa for eight months to avoid paying court-ordered child support for a child that was not his – this week, he won. "It's over," said Vandusen, of Davenport. In February...
  • Sep 25

    New HBO Series "Divorce"

    New HBO Series "Divorce"
    From the New York Times: On “Sex and the City,” Ms. Parker famously played Carrie Bradshaw, an every-single-woman, serially dating and hotly pursuing ideal love. Perhaps because of that, Michael took the opportunity to launch into tales…
  • Sep 24

    Trump's Divorce Records Still Sealed

    Trump's Divorce Records Still Sealed
    From Politico: A New York judge has rejected a media request to make public the contents of a 25-year-old court file on Donald Trump's divorce from wife Ivana, saying the courts have no business deciding what information could be useful...
Rank this Week: 118

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Sep 26

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Brian Elzweig, Valerie Chambers & Jud Stryker, After Goeller v. United States, Can the Theft Loss Treatment Now Be Applied to…
  • Sep 26

    Hiring: The Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance

    Hiring: The Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance
    The Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance is currently seeking applicants for two positions: Executive Director The Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance invites applications for the position of Executive Director.…
  • Sep 25

    Nagy on Insider Trading

    Nagy on Insider Trading
    Donna M. Nagy has posted Beyond Dirks: Gratuitous Tipping and Insider Trading on SSRN with the following abstract: Does a corporate insider who gratuitously shares material nonpublic information with a friend or relative — with no…
Rank this Week: 122

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/
  • Sep 26

    The Commerce Clause and Restrictions on Abortion

    The Commerce Clause and Restrictions on Abortion
    Reacting to how restrictive abortion laws block low-income women's access to reproductive health care and force them across state borders, Kaiya Lyons's article in the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Journal on Gender, Race, and Justice…
  • Sep 23

    Obstacles to Zika Testing: The CDC Weighs In

    Obstacles to Zika Testing: The CDC Weighs In
    New York Times (Sept. 19, 2016): Want a Zika Test? It's Not Easy, by Roni Caryn Rabin: Getting a Zika test is harder than you thought, even for people who have recently traveled to areas where Zika is a big...
  • Sep 22

    First New Abortion Clinic in Oklahoma in 40 Year

    First New Abortion Clinic in Oklahoma in 40 Year
    Associated Press (Sept. 16, 2016): Oklahoma's First New Abortion Clinic in 40 Years Opens Doors, by Sean Murphy:
Rank this Week: 124

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

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

    Obama Email Alias to Clinton Is Why FBI Didn’t Prosecute Hillary | National Review

    Obama Email Alias to Clinton Is Why FBI Didn’t Prosecute Hillary | National Review
    Abedin knew an insurance policy when she saw one. If Obama himself had been e-mailing over a non-government, non-secure system, then everyone else who had been doing it had a get-out-of-jail-free card. via www.nationalreview.com
  • Sep 26

    Why I Switched My Endorsement from Clinton to... | Scott Adams' Blog

    Why I Switched My Endorsement from Clinton to... | Scott Adams' Blog
    In summary, I don’t understand the policy details and implications of most of either Trump’s or Clinton’s proposed ideas. Neither do you. But I do understand persuasion. I also understand when the government is planning to…
  • Sep 26

    Obama’s team isn’t laughing at Trump anymore - POLITICO

    Obama’s team isn’t laughing at Trump anymore - POLITICO
    Obamaworld laughed as it watched Donald Trump’s hostile takeover of the GOP. After eight years of Republican opposition, inconsistent policy demands and racialized hate against the first black president, President Barack Obama’s…
Rank this Week: 135

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Sep 26

    Preparing for Trumpxit: Could a President Trump Withdraw the U.S. from International Treaties and Agreements?

    Preparing for Trumpxit: Could a President Trump Withdraw the U.S. from International Treaties and Agreements?
    by Julian Ku by Julian Ku As we face the first U.S. presidential debate tonight (on my home campus of Hofstra University!),  the possibility of a President Trump seems more and more real.  Although U.S. election analysts…
  • Sep 26

    Iran’s Nuclear Program and International Law: From Confrontation to Accord

    Iran’s Nuclear Program and International Law: From Confrontation to Accord
    by Dan Joyner by Dan Joyner [Dan Joyner is Professor of Law and Director of International Programs at the University of Alabama School of Law.] In July 2015 a historic diplomatic accord was reached among Iran, the E.U., and the P5+1 states…
  • Sep 26

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, September 26, 2016

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, September 26, 2016
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Here’s your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa The purported leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram Abubakar…
Rank this Week: 137

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 147

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: 151

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

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

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

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

    The Philadelphia Story

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

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 145

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/
  • Sep 26

    U.S. v. Martinez-Lopez (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)

    U.S. v. Martinez-Lopez (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)
    Sometimes it's hard to figure out what's going on inside the Ninth Circuit.Today the Ninth Circuit takes this case en banc.  But I didn't remember the published opinion at issue.So I looked it up.Nope.  No published opinion.That's…
  • Sep 26

    De Fontbrune v. Wofsy (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)

    De Fontbrune v. Wofsy (9th Cir. - Sept. 26, 2016)
    Did you wake up this morning and say:  "You know what?  I think I want to finally understand the French concept of astreinte.  I especially want to know whether it operates as a fine or penalty, or is it instead in the…
  • Sep 23

    In Re Sunnyslope Housing Ltd. Partnership (9th Cir. - Sept. 22, 2016)

    In Re Sunnyslope Housing Ltd. Partnership (9th Cir. - Sept. 22, 2016)
    I can often accurately predict which Ninth Circuit cases are likely to be taken en banc.But I will forthrightly concede that I was totally blindsided by this one.Sure, there was a dissent in the original panel opinion.  But Judge Paez…
Rank this Week: 157

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: 159

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 22

    Buccafusco @cjbuccafusco and Sprigman @CJSprigman on the Empirical Testing of IP Law's Foundation

    Buccafusco @cjbuccafusco and Sprigman @CJSprigman on the Empirical Testing of IP Law's Foundation
    Christopher Buccafusco, Cardozo Law School, and Christopher Jon Sprigman, New York University School of Law, are publishing Experiments in Intellectual Property in 2 Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law (Peter…
  • Sep 22

    King on the Right of Publicity for Tattoo Copyright

    King on the Right of Publicity for Tattoo Copyright
    Yolanda King, Northern Illinois University College of Law, is publishing The Right-of-Publicity Challenges for Tattoo Copyrights in volume 16 of the Nevada Law Journal (Spring 2016). Here is the abstract. This Article is the third and final…
  • Sep 22

    McGettigan on Lukianoff's "Unlearning Liberty"

    McGettigan on Lukianoff's "Unlearning Liberty"
    Timothy McGettigan, Colorado State University, Pueblo, has published Survival of the Fittest Ideas: The Enduring Importance of Free Speech on Campus. Here is the abstract. In Unlearning Liberty (2012 - Encounter Books), Greg Lukianoff has…
Rank this Week: 170

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: 189

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: 196

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: 194

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    Presidential Tax Returns and the Constitution

    Presidential Tax Returns and the Constitution
    A significant criticism of Donald Trump is that he has not released his tax returns (which I'm sure are amazing and fantastic if only we could see them). There has been a convention in recent decades that presidential candidates should…
  • Sep 23

    A Perfect Constitutional Storm

    A Perfect Constitutional Storm
    Events of the past decade (should) have made us aware that low-probability events can, nonetheless, take place and test the resilience of systems, whether US banking or levees in New Orleans, that essentially translate "low-probabity" into…
  • Sep 22

    The Scalia Legacy and the Overton Park Meme

    The Scalia Legacy and the Overton Park Meme
    On two occasions in the last month, I've been present when speakers discussing Justice Scalia's legacy have anchored their praise for Scalia's textualism by pointing to a famous West Publishing headnote from Citizens to Preserve Overton Park…
Rank this Week: 204

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: 223

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/
  • Sep 26

    An Affair To Reprimand

    An Affair To Reprimand
    The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board web page reports On September 20, 2016, the Virginia State Bar Third District Subcommittee issued a public reprimand to Cameron Heaps Ippolito for violating a Georgia Rule of Professional Conduct that…
  • Sep 26

    Yeast Of the Misconduct: Bar Complaint Was "Craven, Cowardly, And Unmanly"

    Yeast Of the Misconduct: Bar Complaint Was "Craven, Cowardly, And Unmanly"
    A 30-day suspension has been imposed by the Virginia State Bar based on an agreed disposition. The complaint was counsel in a motor vehicle personal injury accident; respondent was opposing counsel. Respondent stipulated in the bar matter…
  • Sep 26

    A Long Time for A Fairly Simple Task

    A Long Time for A Fairly Simple Task
    An attorney who had neglected to pursue a divorce for a client was censured by the New Jersey Supreme Court. According to the report of the Disciplinary Review Board From late 2006 through 2012, respondent’s office seeking the status of...
Rank this Week: 238

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    Advertiser's self-voting on positive reviews as "helpful" may be false advertising

    Advertiser's self-voting on positive reviews as "helpful" may be false advertising
    Vitamins Online, Inc. v. HeartWise, Inc., 2016 WL 5106990, No. 13-CV-982 (D. Utah Sept. 19, 2016)Following up on its previous opinion, the court rules again about the possible falsity of reviews posted in exchange for undisclosed gifts of the…
  • Sep 26

    Speech in study would be commercial if knowingly false, court rule

    Speech in study would be commercial if knowingly false, court rule
    Crossfit, Inc. v. National Strength & Conditioning Ass’n, 2016 WL 5118530,  No. 14cv1191 (S.D. Cal. Sept. 21, 2016)CrossFit generates revenue by credentialing and certifying fitness trainers for a fee and through licensing the…
  • Sep 26

    FTC wins second appellate victory over 230 defense

    FTC wins second appellate victory over 230 defense
    FTC v. LeadClick Media, LLC, 15‐1009‐cv (2d Cir. Sept. 23, 2016) The FTC and Connecticut sued LeadClick over its role in the use of deceptive websites to market weight loss products. LeadClick managed a network of…
Rank this Week: 243

the 13th juror

the 13th juror

Offers comments on social justice issues, news and court decisions. By Florida A&M College of Law Professor Jacqueline Dowd.

http://jackiedowd.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 4

    Denying housing over criminal record may be discrimination, Feds say

    Denying housing over criminal record may be discrimination, Feds say
    It may be getting easier for people with criminal records to find housing.In new guidance, the Department of Housing and Urban Development tells landlords that turning down tenants or buyers based on their criminal records may violate the…
  • Jan 9

    Outrage forces Marseille to scrap yellow triangle ID

    Outrage forces Marseille to scrap yellow triangle ID
    Authorities in Marseille were blasted for its plan to issue its homeless with ID cards featuring yellow triangles that detail their health issues. Although the initiative was aimed at making it easier for health workers to know what they were…
  • Jan 9

    French homeless forced to wear 'yellow triangles'

    French homeless forced to wear 'yellow triangles'
    Arnaud, a homeless man, wears the controversial yellow triangle. Photo: AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoul.Authorities in France’s second-largest city have come under fire for issuing its homeless with ID cards that detail their health issues.…
Rank this Week: 249