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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/
  • May 29

    [David Post] On Donald Trump and the rule of law

    [David Post] On Donald Trump and the rule of law
    Donald Trump at a rally in San Diego on Friday. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Donald Trump’s recent public excoriation of the judge (and the magistrate judge) handling the “Trump University” lawsuit is truly appalling and,…
  • May 27

    [Eugene Volokh] Court won’t decide what’s a proper “Jewish burial”

    [Eugene Volokh] Court won’t decide what’s a proper “Jewish burial”
    Mammon v. SCI Funeral Services of Florida, Inc., decided Wednesday by the Florida Court of Appeal, refused to allow a fraud and emotional distress lawsuit based on a cemetery’s supposed failure to provide a proper “Jewish…
  • May 27

    [Eugene Volokh] D.C. Circuit temporarily suspends order requiring D.C. to issue concealed carry permit

    [Eugene Volokh] D.C. Circuit temporarily suspends order requiring D.C. to issue concealed carry permit
    Early last week, a federal judge in D.C. concluded that D.C.’s general prohibition on carrying guns outside the home violated the Second Amendment, and the District therefore had to issue concealed carry permits to law-abiding…
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/
  • May 27

    Checking Email Like Playing the Slot

    Checking Email Like Playing the Slot
    Seems checking mail provides the same “intermittent variable rewards” that addicts folks to slot machines. That insight, and several others, comes from How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and…
  • May 26

    Of Kurdish House Gardens and Modernity

    Of Kurdish House Gardens and Modernity
    An article on the 6000-year history of Kurdish gardens cites my Habermas article for its alleged account of Habermas’s modernization theory. Modernization Theory and House Garden Transformation; Erbil City as Case Study, is jointly…
  • May 25

    My New Paper May Make Some of My Friends Angry

    My New Paper May Make Some of My Friends Angry
    Building Privacy into the Infrastructure: Towards a New Identity Management Architecture comes to what I fear some of my friends in the privacy community will find to be an unacceptable conclusion. I’ll be presenting it at the Privacy…
Rank this Week: 17

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
  • May 29

    General Principles of European Private International Law (book)

    General Principles of European Private International Law (book)
    Many thanks to Dr Eva Lein, Herbert Smith Freehills Senior Research Fellow in Private International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, who has shared this information and provided the link below.  Are there…
  • May 28

    The Proposed Revision of the Posting Directive (paper)

    The Proposed Revision of the Posting Directive (paper)
    Veerle Van Den Eeckhout has written a working paper version of an article on the Proposed  Revision of the Posting Directive.  The working paper, in Dutch, is entitled “Toepasselijk arbeidsrecht bij…
  • May 27

    Out now: Matthias Weller (ed.), Europäisches Kollisionsrecht (2016)

    Out now: Matthias Weller (ed.), Europäisches Kollisionsrecht (2016)
    Professor Dr. Matthias Weller, European Business Law School-University of Wiesbaden (Germany), has edited and co-authored a new volume on European Conflict of Laws (in German): Europäisches Kollisionsrecht (Nomos; Baden-Baden, 2016). The…
Rank this Week: 24

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: 34

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 30

    How to Cope with an Alzheimer's Diagnosi

    How to Cope with an Alzheimer's Diagnosi
    Approximately 5.4 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s, which has many friends and family members wondering how to act toward them. With disease progression being unpredictable, it is hard to understand the different stages and learn…
  • May 30

    Baby Boomers Working with Millennials on Financial Investing

    Baby Boomers Working with Millennials on Financial Investing
    Surprisingly, baby boomers and their millennial offspring’s strong financial relationship is positively impacting ancient investment strategies. Research suggests that millennials are more likely to follow their instincts and invest at…
  • May 30

    Article on Rights of an Absentee Decedent in New York

    Article on Rights of an Absentee Decedent in New York
    Brett Rondeau recently published a Note entitled, Rising From the Dead: An Examination of the Rights of an Alleged Decedent Upon Return in the State of New York, 29 Quinnipiac Prob. L.J. 177-193 (2016). Provided below is a summary of...
Rank this Week: 40

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

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

    Leasure & Andersen on Certificates of Recovery

    Leasure & Andersen on Certificates of Recovery
    Peter Leasure and Tia Stevens Andersen (University of South Carolina and University of South Carolina) have posted An Experimental Study of the Effectiveness of Certificates of Recovery as Collateral Consequence Relief Mechanisms on SSRN.…
  • May 30

    Perlin on The Death Penalty and Mental Disability

    Perlin on The Death Penalty and Mental Disability
    Michael L. Perlin (New York Law School) has posted 'Merchants and Thieves, Hungry for Power': Prosecutorial Misconduct and Passive Judicial Complicity in Death Penalty Trials of Defendants with Mental Disabilities (Washington and Lee Law…
  • May 29

    "Judge temporarily suspends extradition of "El Chapo" to US"

    "Judge temporarily suspends extradition of "El Chapo" to US"
    From Jurist: A Mexican judge granted a temporary suspension [El Mundo report, in Spanish] on the extradition of Joaquín "el Chapo" Guzmán to the US on Saturday. The decision comes after Guzmán's lawyers filed [El Pais report, in…
Rank this Week: 44

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • May 30

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 63, Issue 4

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 63, Issue 4
    Volume 63, Issue 4 (May 2016) Articles Accidents of Federalism: Ratemaking and Policy Innovation in Public Utility Law William Boyd & Ann E. Carlson 810 Protecting Disfavored Minorities: Toward Institutional Realism Joy Milligan 894…
  • May 30

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 64, Discourse

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 64, Discourse
    Volume 64, Discourse Discourse Citizens Coerced: A Legislative Fix for Workplace Political Intimidation Post-Citizens United Alexander Hertel-Fernandez & Paul Secunda 2 Lessons From Social Science for Kennedy’s Doctrinal Inquiry in…
  • May 30

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 63, Issue 3

    UCLA Law Review Vol. 63, Issue 3
    Volume 63, Issue 3 (March 2016) Articles The System of Equitable Remedies Samuel L. Bray 530 Challenging the “Criminal Alien” Paradigm Angélica Cházaro 594 Plenary Power, Political Questions, and Sovereignty in…
Rank this Week: 56

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 65

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

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

    Veep, S5E6

    Veep, S5E6
    More small developments as the season moves towards the inevitable vote in the House. Selina must choose two failing banks to bail out and picks one of them because it is based in Illinois, a state she needs. The show still has her treating…
  • May 29

    Documents unsealed in Trump University lawsuit

    Documents unsealed in Trump University lawsuit
    On Friday, Donald Trump spent more than ten minutes of a campaign rally to criticize (and highlight the ethnic origin of) the judge in a class action against Trump University, mainly because the judge had issued various rulings against the…
  • May 28

    Thiel, settlement, and third-party funding

    Thiel, settlement, and third-party funding
    Following up my previous post on Peter Thiel and Gawker, this TNR post is so wrong about so many issues with civil litigation. First, it derides the ACLU/NAACP analogy (also offered by Eugene Kontorovich) as "ridiculous." That is…
Rank this Week: 59

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

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

    Sayed on Third World International Lawyers & International Institution

    Sayed on Third World International Lawyers & International Institution
    Hani Sayed (American University in Cairo (AUC) - Department of Law) has posted On the Political Limits of Pragmatism: Third Worldist International Lawyers and International Institutions on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A study of the…
  • May 30

    Rhodes on Constitutional Adjudicative Retroactivity

    Rhodes on Constitutional Adjudicative Retroactivity
    Charles W. (Rocky) Rhodes IV (South Texas College of Law) has posted Over the Threshold of Constitutional Adjudicative Retroactivity (Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: After a period of experimentation,…
  • May 30

    Zoldan on Bank Markazi v. Peterson

    Zoldan on Bank Markazi v. Peterson
    Evan C. Zoldan (University of Toledo College of Law) has posted Bank Markazi and the Undervaluation of Legislative Generality on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In its recent Bank Markazi opinion, the Supreme Court made clear what it has…
Rank this Week: 71

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • May 4

    Trademark officials must distinguish between irony and offense

    Trademark officials must distinguish between irony and offense
    Sonia Katyal writes for The New York Times, May 4, 2016 Brands and trade symbols are not just pictures. They implicate the very force of identity, which can form and recode itself according to the dynamic pull of public culture. But there are…
  • May 4

    The White House has some unexpected ideas about reducing crime

    The White House has some unexpected ideas about reducing crime
    Franklin Zimring quoted in The Washington Post, May 4, 2016 “If you and I are selling drugs on the street, we’re both going to want the best corner, and if we have a conflict about who got there first, we’re not going to put…
  • May 3

    Pulte fight pits company’s founder against its board

    Pulte fight pits company’s founder against its board
    Steven Davidoff Solomon writes for The New York Times, May 3, 2016 Mr. Pulte’s interests are divided, as he has hedged his own stock holdings in the company and borrowed heavily against them, leaving one to wonder whether he is acting…
Rank this Week: 70

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Issue: Review of International Political Economy

    New Issue: Review of International Political Economy
    The latest issue of the Review of International Political Economy (Vol. 23, no. 2, 2016) is out. Contents include:Duane Swank, The new political economy of taxation in the developing world Laura Seelkopf, Hanna Lierse & Carina Schmitt,…
  • May 30

    SFDI: Droit des frontières internationale

    SFDI: Droit des frontières internationale
    La Société française pour le droit international has published Droit des frontières internationales (Pedone 2016). Here's the abstract: Tous les deux ans, la Société française pour le droit…
  • May 30

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right

    New Issue: International Journal of Human Right
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 20, no. 6, 2016) is out. Contents include:Anthony Tirado Chase, Human rights contestations: sexual orientation and gender identity Anita Sophia Horn, Moral and political…
Rank this Week: 87

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 80

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • May 30

    Heminway's June Scholarship and Teaching Tour 2016 - Part I

    Heminway's June Scholarship and Teaching Tour 2016 - Part I
    This year, my research and writing season has started off with a bang. While grading papers and exams earlier this month, I finished writing one symposium piece and first-round-edited another. Today, I will put the final touches on PowerPoint…
  • May 30

    Reflecting: Memorial Day Greeting

    Reflecting: Memorial Day Greeting
    As a former student of modern American History (yes, that was my undergraduate major, along with International Relations), I find Memorial Day both sobering and inspiring. The number of servicemen and servicewomen, as well as others, that we…
  • May 29

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (May 29, 2016)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (May 29, 2016)
    Is "the time ... ripe for the development of shareholder duties on the part of institutional investors"? https://t.co/xqMSPVf7Ee #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) May 23, 2016 "Ayn ... Rand’s villains were just as…
Rank this Week: 104

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 30

    Go On! Intensive Course: Latin America in the Global Context

    Go On! Intensive Course: Latin America in the Global Context
    The course will be held in Bogotá, Colombia from October 24-28, 2016, offering advanced training in litigation, research, law and innovative strategies for implementing social rights. Taught by jurists and academics…
  • May 30

    Defendant perpetrators and conflict-related sexual violence

    Defendant perpetrators and conflict-related sexual violence
    As the International criminal tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda (ICTY and ICTR, respectively) are concluding their mandates, the archives they leave behind comprise an unprecedented historical record about the war years, about…
  • May 30

    Introducing Anette Bringedal Houge

    Introducing Anette Bringedal Houge
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Anette Bringedal Houge as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Anette is pursuing a PhD at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo. In her PhD…
Rank this Week: 106

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 30

    FRAND in India: Emerging Development

    FRAND in India: Emerging Development
    Kirti Gupta, Qualcomm provides FRAND in India: Emerging Developments. ABSTRACT: There is an ongoing debate about the Intellectual Property Rights (“IPR”) policies of major Standard Setting Organizations (“SSOs”) and how the licensing…
  • May 30

    The Role of EU Competition Law in Tackling Abuse of Regulatory Power by Sports Association

    The Role of EU Competition Law in Tackling Abuse of Regulatory Power by Sports Association
    Ben Van Rompuy, T.M.C. Asser Instituut; Free University of Brussels (VUB) - iMinds-SMIT examines The Role of EU Competition Law in Tackling Abuse of Regulatory Power by Sports Associations. ABSTRACT: In his opinion in Bosman, Advocate General…
  • May 30

    Airport Slots: Can Regulation Be Coordinated with Competiton?

    Airport Slots: Can Regulation Be Coordinated with Competiton?
    Cathal Guiomard, DCU Business School, Dublin, Ireland asks Airport Slots: Can Regulation Be Coordinated with Competiton? ABSTRACT: Competition is a dynamic process in which firms vie for advantage; regulation is typically a set of static…
Rank this Week: 112

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • May 28

    Etude Cabernet Sauvignon (Oakville) 2004 with duck fried cauliflower "rice"

    Etude Cabernet Sauvignon (Oakville) 2004 with duck fried cauliflower "rice"
    Dinner tonight was duck fried "rice," with the rice in scare quotes because it was mostly riced cauliflower left over from last night. I started with two Muscovy duck breasts left over from Helen's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • May 27

    Château Sociando-Mallet (Haut-Médoc) 1986 with rack of lamb and cauliflower "rice"

    Château Sociando-Mallet (Haut-Médoc) 1986 with rack of lamb and cauliflower "rice"
    Stuffed Rack of Lamb 1 rack of lamb, frenched ~ ⅓ cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and minced (I like Bella Sun Luci ) 1 tablespoon basil pesto (I like Seggiano ) 1 clove garlic, minced Hold a... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • May 27

    John Engler versus activist shareholder

    John Engler versus activist shareholder
    Anyone with $2,000 of stock can submit proposals and keep CEOs distracted, writes @BizRoundtable's John Engler: https://t.co/eEMfHTgBEg — WSJ Editorial Page (@WSJopinion) May 27, 2016 [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
Rank this Week: 110

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Apr 26

    Charter-Time Warner Cable merger gets approval

    Charter-Time Warner Cable merger gets approval
    Two weeks after California recommended approval of the Charter-Time Warner Cable deal, now the DOJ/FCC have also cleared the way for that deal to close - but with conditions. On April 12, California administrative law judge recommend approval…
  • Apr 25

    New M&A Casebook

    New M&A Casebook
    I'm happy to announce the publication of a new casebook: Hill, Quinn, and Davidoff Solomon's Mergers and Acquisitions: Law, Theory, and Practice: Being an M&A practitioner or litigator requires not only a knowledge of the law—the…
  • Apr 13

    The end of the letter opinion?

    The end of the letter opinion?
    Over at The Chancery Daily, they have observed something interesting. There is has been a decline in letter opinions from the Chancery Court. I'd share some links, but The Chancery Daily is a newsletter, so you'll just have to pay...
Rank this Week: 101

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 30

    The Law of Limitations, 3rd Edition

    The Law of Limitations, 3rd Edition
    We are excited to announce the recent publication, by Lexis-Nexis Canada Inc., of The Law of Limitations, Third Edition. The first two editions were written prior to the coming into force of the Limitations Act, 2002, so this new edition is…
  • May 30

    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…
  • May 30

    Predicting Revenue

    Predicting Revenue
    Often when someone takes over a new position where they are responsible for, dare I say it, the sales funnel, one of their goals is to predict revenue. Most firms try to predict revenue, albeit with different levels of success. Some firms use…
Rank this Week: 122

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Williams v. Johnson (9th Cir. - May 27, 2016)

    Williams v. Johnson (9th Cir. - May 27, 2016)
    The Ninth Circuit unanimously grants habeas relief because the state court erroneously discharged a juror.The Supreme Court reverses and remands.The Ninth Circuit then issues a brief order dismissing the habeas petition pursuant to its view…
  • May 26

    People v. Dokins (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 30, 2015)

    People v. Dokins (Cal. Ct. App. - Oct. 30, 2015)
    A fifteen-year old gang member shoots and kills a fourteen-month old baby in a "drive-by" shooting in which the defendant was riding a bike.The baby is dead.  The fifteen year old is essentially sentenced to spend the rest of his life in…
  • May 24

    Sialoi v. City of San Diego (9th Cir. - May 24, 2016)

    Sialoi v. City of San Diego (9th Cir. - May 24, 2016)
    I'm not sure why the City of San Diego filed an appeal in this one.Here's how the Ninth Circuit describes the case:  "In October of 2010, officers with the San Diego Police Department responded to a report that two armed black males had…
Rank this Week: 139

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

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

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

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

    The Regulator Who Explained the World [feedly]

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

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...

    To My Readers, if Any There Be...
    The answer is I'm fine, thanks for askin.' Just that my blogging tastes seem to have changed, at least for the moment. Maybe they'll change again. In the meantime, if I feel I have something to say, I suppose I will post it here but then…
Rank this Week: 128

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • May 28

    The Virtues of Legal Academia

    The Virtues of Legal Academia
    I want to sincerely thank the entire Faculty Lounge crew for letting me hang out here for the month, but it's time for me to sign off. I have weddings to attend, courses to prepare, and doctoral work to attend...
  • May 27

    Prof. Puar at Dartmouth

    Prof. Puar at Dartmouth
    Readers of this blog may recall that I am no fan of Prof. Jasbir Puar, who teaches Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers. I think that her constant critique of Israel is exaggerated, distorted, one-sided, and hyperbolic. She recklessly…
  • May 27

    Comparative Toilet

    Comparative Toilet
    With the issue of transgender access to restrooms of their own choice potentially heading to the U.S. Supreme Court in the next few years, it may be interesting for readers to know that this issue has recently been addressed by...
Rank this Week: 146

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    The Conspiracy to Commit Larceny, Identity Fraud and The One Fund

    The Conspiracy to Commit Larceny, Identity Fraud and The One Fund
    This post examines an opinion from the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts,Suffolk:  Commonwealth v. Mattier, 2016 WL 2758931 (2016).  The opinion begins by explaining that the defendants,Branden E. Mattier and his half-brother…
  • May 23

    The Former Employee, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Trade Secret

    The Former Employee, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Trade Secret
    This post examines an opinion recently issued by a U.S.District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico:  Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. v. Matos Flores, 2016 WL 1030074(2016).  The judge…
  • May 18

    The Cell Phone, the Fourth Amendment and Border Searche

    The Cell Phone, the Fourth Amendment and Border Searche
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California:  U.S. v. Caballero, 2016 WL 1546731 (2016).  The judge begins by explaining that before the Court is Defendant's motion to…
Rank this Week: 157

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
  • 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 ……
  • 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: 164

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 201

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

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

    Prebirth Drug Use That Leads To Child's Death Not Criminal In West Virginia

    Prebirth Drug Use That Leads To Child's Death Not Criminal In West Virginia
    The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has reversed a criminal conviction for child neglect leading to death where the mother took drugs short ly before giving birth and the child died 11 days later On June 11, 2013, Ms....
  • May 28

    Roaming, Hugging and Eating Candy Is No Way To Judge (If True)

    Roaming, Hugging and Eating Candy Is No Way To Judge (If True)
    The behavior of the trial judge requires the grant of a new trial, according to a decision issued Friday by the Louisiana Supreme Court. The jury had returned a defendant's verdict in a medical malpractice action Having reviewed the record...
  • May 28

    Burglary And Theft Draws Suspension

    Burglary And Theft Draws Suspension
    An 18-month suspension has been imposed by the Louisiana Supreme Court of an attorney In April 2014, respondent broke into her ex-husband’s home and stole a man’s diamond ring (valued at approximately $13,000) and a woman’s Rolex watch…
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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/
  • May 30

    Mandatory Class Procedure Waivers on the Ropes?

    Mandatory Class Procedure Waivers on the Ropes?
    Admittedly, this title is somewhat hyperbolic, but hope beats eternal and last week the Seventh Circuit created a circuit split on the Horton question, which I've addressed before on this blog and in a co-authored article with Tim Glynn.…
  • May 26

    Cunningham-Parmeter on Amazon and Uber

    Cunningham-Parmeter on Amazon and Uber
    Friend-of-blog Keith Cunningham-Parmeter (Willamette) has just posted on SSRN his superb piece, From Amazon to Uber: Defining Employment in the Modern Economy, which will appear in the Boston University Law Review. From the abstract: American…
  • May 25

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Conference 2017

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Conference 2017
    Here's the call for papers for the 15th International Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi (Modena, Italy, March 20-21, 2017). The conference theme is Digital and Smart Work. From the call: Focusing on the implications for…
Rank this Week: 170

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    Happy Memorial Day

    Happy Memorial Day
  • May 29

    4 Things Newly Single Women Should Do With Their Finance

    4 Things Newly Single Women Should Do With Their Finance
    Saving for a New You From US News & World Report: Over the years, I've worked with many women who find themselves newly single as a result of divorce or widowhood. Those life events can be incredibly demanding emotionally, even...
  • May 28

    SCOVA Watch: Three Takeaways From the Court’s Recent Ruling on Same-Sex Cohabitation

    SCOVA Watch: Three Takeaways From the Court’s Recent Ruling on Same-Sex Cohabitation
    3 Takeaways on Virginia's Luttrell v. Cucco From JD Supra Business Advisor: Last December, I previewed the case of Luttrell v. Cucco, which had, at that time, just been taken up by the Supreme Court of Virginia. The Court recently...
Rank this Week: 172

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Courtney Miller, 'Spiritual But Not Religious': Rethinking the Legal Definition of Religion, (Virginia Law Review, Vol. 102, No. 3, 2016).Zachary D. Smith, Of Commandments, Crosses, & Prayers: The Roberts Court's Approach to…
  • May 30

    Judge Sentences Defendant To 12 Sundays of Baptist Service

    Judge Sentences Defendant To 12 Sundays of Baptist Service
    Yesterday's Cincinnati Enquirer reports on the elaborate in-court discussion that led a Hamilton County, Ohio trial court judge to sentence defendant Jake Strotman, charged with attempted assault, to attend a local Baptist church for the next…
  • May 29

    Transgender Man Sues Men-Only Barber Shop That Refused Him Service

    Transgender Man Sues Men-Only Barber Shop That Refused Him Service
    A state court lawsuit was filed last week in California against a men-only barber shop and two of its barbers who, for religious reasons, refused to cut the hair of a transgender man.  The complaint (full text) in Oliver v. The…
Rank this Week: 198

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • May 30

    Call for Abstracts-Association for Gerontology in Higher Education

    Call for Abstracts-Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
    The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education's (AGHE) annual conference is scheduled for March 9-12, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The call for abstracts for one of the six themes for the conference closes at noon on June 1, 2016. For...
  • May 30

    Tasteful, Tacky or Trendy: A Proposed TV Show Involving Family Fights over Heirlooms?

    Tasteful, Tacky or Trendy: A Proposed TV Show Involving Family Fights over Heirlooms?
    It's Memorial Day. Perhaps you are sharing a picnic with family and friends. You might need a topic to spice up the conversation amid potato salad and barbecued hot dogs, right? How about this... Recently I've been hearing from lawyers...
  • May 27

    Filial Friday: Are Filial Responsibility Laws a Sign of the (Aging) Times?

    Filial Friday: Are Filial Responsibility Laws a Sign of the (Aging) Times?
    Robert A. Mead, with many years of experience as a law librarian at the University of Kansas, the University of New Mexico and the New Mexico Supreme Court, and now serving as the Deputy Chief Public Defender for New Mexico,...
Rank this Week: 177

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    Burra is New McCurdy Fellow

    Burra is New McCurdy Fellow
    Ananda Burra (credit)The new Charles W. McCurdy Fellow in Legal History at the University of Virginia School of Law and UVA's Miller Center is Ananda Burra, who holds a J.D. and a master's degree in history from the University of Michigan;…
  • May 29

    Sunday Book Review Roundup

    Sunday Book Review Roundup
    Good morning, legal historians. There are quite a few book reviews to check out this Memorial Day weekend.  Appropriately, many are somber but thought-provoking accounts of our capacity for violence and the law's power to control it.In…
  • May 27

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    credit: LSAWe just registered for the American Society for Legal History’s annual meeting in Toronto, October 27-30.  How about you? The Judicial History of Santa Fe, as told in murals. The Law and Society Association annual…
Rank this Week: 171

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
  • 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…
  • May 2

    Justin Driver, "The Southern Manifesto in Myth and Memory"

    Justin Driver, "The Southern Manifesto in Myth and Memory"
    Justin Driver is Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law and Herbert and Marjorie Fried Research Scholar. His principal research interests include constitutional law, constitutional theory, and the intersection of race with legal institutions. Prior…
Rank this Week: 182

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 30

    New Vera Institute report reviews trends in state sentencing and correction

    New Vera Institute report reviews trends in state sentencing and correction
    The folks at The Vera Institute of Justice's Center on Sentencing and Corrections released last week a terrific report on state sentencing developments under the title "Justice in Review: New Trends in State Sentencing and Corrections…
  • May 30

    Making the case for "Why Latinos Should Invest in Sentencing Reform"

    Making the case for &quot;Why Latinos Should Invest in Sentencing Reform&quot;
    Three notable advocates recently penned this notable Huffington Post commentary that has as its headline the quoted portion of this post's title. Here is how the piece starts and ends: Partisan gridlock has halted many important policies from…
  • May 29

    "Anti-Incarcerative Remedies for Illegal Conditions of Confinement"

    &quot;Anti-Incarcerative Remedies for Illegal Conditions of Confinement&quot;
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new article by Margo Schlanger now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Our bloated prisoner population includes many people who are especially likely to face grievous harm in...
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Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • May 29

    Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins Remarks at Guantanamo Bay

    Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins Remarks at Guantanamo Bay
    Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins issued the following statement over the weekend: CHIEF PROSECUTOR MARK MARTINS REMARKS AT GUANTANAMO BAY 28 MAY 2016 Good evening. As we commemorate Memorial Day on Monday, we pause in solemn…
  • May 29

    150 Years of Hate: The Resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan

    150 Years of Hate: The Resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan
    Editor's Note: Although the presidential candidates, our media, and most importantly, Lawfare, tend to focus on the danger from Al Qaeda and the Islamic State, right-wing groups have been a more lethal terrorist threat to the U.S. homeland…
  • May 28

    The Lawfare Podcast: The Role of Transparency in Intelligence Program

    The Lawfare Podcast: The Role of Transparency in Intelligence Program
    This week, the American Bar Association hosted a panel discussion on “Achieving More Transparency about Secret Intelligence Programs,” which featured comments from Lawfare's Carrie Cordero, Alexander Joel of…
Rank this Week: 217

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Throwback trade dress, Care Bears edition

    Throwback trade dress, Care Bears edition
    Newly added to my collection, the infringing Dan-Dee teddy with the functional tummy graphics:American Greetings Corp. v. Dan­Dee Imports, Inc., 807 F. 2d 1136 (3d Cir. 1986)http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • May 27

    NPR Marketplace on Oracle v. Google

    NPR Marketplace on Oracle v. Google
    I'm quoted in the story.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
  • May 27

    Transformative work of the day, political edition

    Transformative work of the day, political edition
    Rebel Girl: this pro-Clinton mashup was initially subject to a DMCA claim, but seems to have survived.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
Rank this Week: 227

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 253

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: 258

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: 339

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • May 30

    Roman Property Law Comes Mainstream!

    Roman Property Law Comes Mainstream!
    There’s a song in Fiddler on the Roof that begins, “Wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles.” That’s how I felt on May 26 when the word usucapion was called out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. U-S-U-C-A-P-I-O-N Holy bovem,…
  • May 29

    Pappas on Takings Claims and Regulation

    Pappas on Takings Claims and Regulation
    Michael Pappas (Maryland) has posted A Right to Be Regulated? (George Mason Law Review) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Can property include a right to government regulation? An enormous amount rides on this question. Billions of dollars in…
  • May 29

    Infranca on the Sharing Economy and the Middleman

    Infranca on the Sharing Economy and the Middleman
    John Infranca (Suffolk) has posted Intermediary Institutions and the Sharing Economy (Tulane Law Review Online) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: In Regulating Sharing: The Sharing Economy as an Alternative Capitalist System, Professor Rashmi…
Rank this Week: 299

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 360

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

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

    Archie Bunker is Alive and Well

    Archie Bunker is Alive and Well
    This week I will return to posts about my forthcoming book on the Bill of Rights, but I cannot avoid one more about the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.In 2012, many conservatives were critical of President Obama and Senate…
  • May 27

    Workshop on Artificial Intelligence: Law and Policy

    Workshop on Artificial Intelligence: Law and Policy
    On May 24, 2016, the White House co-hosted a public workshop on Artificial Intelligence held at the University of Washington.  The video of the entire workshop is available here.The panel on AI law and policy, featuring Deirdre Mulligan…
  • May 27

    The Supreme Court’s Role in our Constitutional Scheme: Why Eight is not Enough

    The Supreme Court’s Role in our Constitutional Scheme: Why Eight is not Enough
    Writing in the New York Times, Professor Barry McDonald argues that the Supreme Court is better off with just eight Justices, even if that means that the Justices are unable to decide some of the most important cases that come before…
Rank this Week: 341

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • May 27

    Forced Individual Arbitration of Wage-and-Hour Claims Violates NLRA

    Forced Individual Arbitration of Wage-and-Hour Claims Violates NLRA
    The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, in an opinion by Judge Diane Wood, held that forcing an employee to agree to bring any wage-and-hour claim through individual arbitration violated the National Labor Relations Act. Lewis v. Epic Systems…
  • May 25

    Goings-On in the Committee that Never Sleeps (a/k/a the Civil Rules Advisory Committee)

    Goings-On in the Committee that Never Sleeps (a/k/a the Civil Rules Advisory Committee)
    The indefatigable Advisory Committee on Civil Rules met on April 14, 2016 and prepared a report to the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure (the Standing Committee), which will meet June 6-7, 2016. The report begins at page 251...
  • May 18

    SCOTUS Vacates Ninth Circuit in Spokeo, Remands for New “Concreteness” Inquiry

    SCOTUS Vacates Ninth Circuit in Spokeo, Remands for New “Concreteness” Inquiry
    The Supreme Court issued Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339, earlier this week. In a majority opinion unlikely to make anyone happy, the Court vacated the Ninth Circuit’s decision, which held that Robins had adequately alleged Article III…
Rank this Week: 312

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • May 23

    Congressional Reps Lack Standing to Challenge Districting Plan

    Congressional Reps Lack Standing to Challenge Districting Plan
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School A unanimous Supreme Court ruled today in Wittman v. Personhubalah that three members of Congress from Virginia lacked standing to appeal a federal court's rejection of the state's districting plan.…
  • May 23

    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Death Row Inmate on Batson Racial Challenge to Jury Selection

    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Death Row Inmate on Batson Racial Challenge to Jury Selection
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts in Foster v. Chatman, the Court reversed the finding on the Georgia courts that death row inmate Timothy Foster did not...
  • May 18

    Court Puts a Halt on Kobach's Latest Effort to Restrict Voter Registration in Kansa

    Court Puts a Halt on Kobach's Latest Effort to Restrict Voter Registration in Kansa
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Julie A. Robinson (D. Kansas) granted a preliminary injunction and halted Kansas's requirement that motor-voter applicants provide proof of citizenship when they register to vote (along with…
Rank this Week: 337

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 417