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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 6

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 17

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Apr 22

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    The IRS Scandal, Day 1437: Lois Lerner Fears For Her Life, Asks Federal Court To Seal Her Upcoming Deposition Testimony Gene Nichol Criticizes 'Nakedly Ideological' Attack On UNC Center For Civil Rights, Calls Out 'Cowardly' Dean, Provost,…
  • Apr 22

    Harvard Seeks To Hire A Clinical Tax Prof

    Harvard Seeks To Hire A Clinical Tax Prof
    Job Announcement: Clinical Fellow, Harvard Law Sc hool Federal Tax Clinic: Duties & Responsibilities: The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School (LSC) seeks to hire a Clinical Fellow in the Federal Tax Clinic [launched in Fall 2015].…
  • Apr 22

    100 Students Protest Closure Of Whittier Law School

    100 Students Protest Closure Of Whittier Law School
    Following up on my previous posts (links below): Orange County Register, Dozens of Angry Whittier Law School Students Protest After College Announces Closure: About 100 law students angry over the announced closure of Whittier College’s law…
Rank this Week: 18

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 20

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

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

    ICC Reparations post-Katanga – Part 2

    ICC Reparations post-Katanga – Part 2
    As discussed in a previous post, in March 2017 the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued its decision on reparations in the Prosecutor v. Germain Katanga case, the first to elaborate on and award both individual and collective damages. In…
  • Apr 19

    International Criminal Law in a Retreating World

    International Criminal Law in a Retreating World
    Delighted to return to Intlawgrrls, and to have recently attended a fascinating program on International Criminal Law in a Retreating World organized by the American Bar Association’s International Criminal Court Project, Center for…
Rank this Week: 23

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
  • Apr 20

    RabelsZ Vol. 81 (2017) No. 1

    RabelsZ Vol. 81 (2017) No. 1
    We have not yet alerted our readers to the first issue of Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht (RabelsZ) which was published in February 2017. So, here we go: Jürgen…
  • Apr 20

    Now (partly) online: Encyclopedia of Private International Law

    Now (partly) online: Encyclopedia of Private International Law
    During the last four years a group of 181 authors from 57 countries has been working very hard to make a special book project come true: the 4-volume Encyclopedia of Private International Law (published by Edward Elgar and edited by…
  • Apr 19

    Public consultation third party effects transactions in securities and claim

    Public consultation third party effects transactions in securities and claim
    The European Commission has published a public consultation on the conflict of law rules for third party effects of transactions in securities and claims. The aim of the consultation is to ‘gather stakeholders’ views on the…
Rank this Week: 24

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Apr 17

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student

    JOTWELL Summer Job for UM Law Student
    Jotwell, the online journal of reviews of recent faculty scholarship relating to the law (http://jowell.com), needs a UMiami Law Student Editor for 25-30 hours per week during the summer. The student editor is a blend of a substantive editor…
  • Apr 16

    The (Rare?) Case of a Regulation that Does the Opposite of a Statute

    The (Rare?) Case of a Regulation that Does the Opposite of a Statute
    US personal tax returns are normally due on April 15; because the 15th fell on a Saturday this year, the IRS extended the date to April 18. That date got a lot of publicity. What got almost no publicity, however, … Continue reading…
  • Apr 5

    Phenomenal

    Phenomenal
    Perfect The post Phenomenal appeared first on Discourse.net.
Rank this Week: 25

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Apr 22

    Announcing Supreme Court Opinion

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

    Introducing Guest Blogger, Lisa Pruitt

    Introducing Guest Blogger, Lisa Pruitt
      Concurring Opinions is delighted to introduce Professor Lisa Pruitt, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law. Her interests include Law and Rural Livelihoods, Feminist Jurisprudence, the Legal Profession,…
  • Apr 21

    Harlan Fiske Stone

    Harlan Fiske Stone
    One person who probably deserves a new biography is Chief Justice Harlan Fiske Stone. I just finished reading Alpheus Mason’s book on the Justice, which was written in 1956.  It’s a thorough and engaging account, but there…
Rank this Week: 28

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Apr 22

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Locking Up Our Own" by Forman

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Locking Up Our Own" by Forman
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman, Jr. Here is a description: In recent years, America’s criminal justice system has become the subject of an increasingly urgent…
  • Apr 22

    Download of the Week: "Data Privacy and Dignitary Privacy" by Post

    Download of the Week: "Data Privacy and Dignitary Privacy" by Post
    The Download of the Week is Data Privacy and Dignitary Privacy: Google Spain, the Right to Be Forgotten, and the Construction of the Public Sphere by Robert Post. Here is the abstract: In 2014, the decision of the European Court...
  • Apr 21

    Two by Kate

    Two by Kate
    I had not realized that Don Kates, a pioneering scholar of the Second Amendment, had passed away late last year. Two of his abstracts were just posted posthumously: Don B. Kates, Gun Control: Separating Reality from Symbolism (Journal of…
Rank this Week: 35

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    Saying no to the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino as a Parent

    Saying no to the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino as a Parent
    We love Starbucks - the experience is a fun one for the family and we love to walk over to the one nearest us and to pre-order drinks. My children are not allowed to order the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino because...
  • Apr 22

    EU Competition Law: Current Issues in a Global Context Friday, May 19, 2017

    EU Competition Law: Current Issues in a Global Context Friday, May 19, 2017
    Please Join Us For... EU Competition Law: Current Issues in a Global Context King's College Centre of European Law in co-operation with Crowell & Moring LLP Friday, May 19, 2017 Hilton Brussels Grand Place Carrefour de l’Europe 1000…
  • Apr 21

    Pharmaceutical Patent Wars, Reverse-Payment Settlements, and Their Anticompetitive Effects for Consumer

    Pharmaceutical Patent Wars, Reverse-Payment Settlements, and Their Anticompetitive Effects for Consumer
    Steven Adamson, U. Mississippi describes Pharmaceutical Patent Wars, Reverse-Payment Settlements, and Their Anticompetitive Effects for Consumers. ABSTRACT: Generic drugs have been provided considerable cost-savings to consumers. The…
Rank this Week: 31

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Why You Should Be Careful Where You Die

    Why You Should Be Careful Where You Die
    Although the future of the federal estate tax is looking grim, some twenty states still impose their own estate or inheritance tax and some of their exemption rates are well below the current federal rate. More specifically, fourteen states…
  • Apr 22

    Article on Singapore Securities & Financial Services Regulation

    Article on Singapore Securities & Financial Services Regulation
    Hans Tjio recently published an Article entitled, 25. Securities and Financial Services Regulation, 17 Singapore Academy of L. Annual Rev. (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This is a survey of all the Singapore cases in…
  • Apr 21

    How Can a Community Property Trust Benefit You?

    How Can a Community Property Trust Benefit You?
    One technique for keeping the value of your estate in the family is a community property trust, which can save clients substantial amounts of money in capital gains taxes. Upon creating a community property trust, the entire value of the...
Rank this Week: 54

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 21

    GitHub Workflow and Legal Drafting

    GitHub Workflow and Legal Drafting
    There are a few posts on Slaw about Git/GitHub and the law, including several posts by Tim Knight. In most cases, the discussion centers on using GitHub to publish legislation and track legislative changes. I promise this column isn’t…
  • Apr 20

    Budget 2017 Bill to Implement Employment Insurance and Canada Labour Code Measure

    Budget 2017 Bill to Implement Employment Insurance and Canada Labour Code Measure
    On April 11, 2017, the federal government introduced Bill C-44, the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1, omnibus legislation that would enact various measures outlined in its 2017 Budget. This article deals with the Bill’s amendments…
  • Apr 20

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Jordan Furlong’s 3 Key Components of a Client Strategy

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Jordan Furlong’s 3 Key Components of a Client Strategy
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
Rank this Week: 51

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

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

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers. Monday McWilliams v. Dunn: Whether, when this court held in Ake v. Oklahoma that an indigent defendant is entitled to meaningful expert assistance for the “evaluation,…
  • Apr 22

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 4,592 Encryption Workarounds Orin S. Kerr and Bruce Schneier The George Washington University Law School and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet &…
  • Apr 21

    Slobogin on Policing and the Cloud

    Slobogin on Policing and the Cloud
    Christopher Slobogin (Vanderbilt University - Law School) has posted Policing and the Cloud (Academy for Justice: A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice (Erik Luna ed., 2017, Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Databases are…
Rank this Week: 57

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 55

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 61

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
Rank this Week: 59

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

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    Test again.
  • Nov 12

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Rank this Week: 67

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    Pence In Jakarta Praises Moderate Islam

    Pence In Jakarta Praises Moderate Islam
    Vice President Mike Pence's comments at his press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday led Haaretz to run an article titled Pence's Visit to Indonesia Another Strike in Internal White House Battle Over Islam.  In his remarks to…
  • Apr 21

    Pence Meets With Interfaith Leaders In Indonesia

    Pence Meets With Interfaith Leaders In Indonesia
    Yesterday, as part of his trip to Asia, Vice President Mike Pence met with interfaith religious leaders in Indonesia.  The White House readout on the meeting (full text) in addition to listing the 17 participants said:Today, Vice…
  • Apr 21

    9th Circuit Judge John Noonan Dies At Age 90

    9th Circuit Judge John Noonan Dies At Age 90
    Ninth Circuit Senior Judge John T. Noonan, Jr. died on April 17 at the age of 90. A News Release from the 9th Circuit described Noonan as "a distinguished jurist and an eminent scholar with a particular focus on the historical development of…
Rank this Week: 70

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Apr 22

    The Troubling Link Between Allergies and Suicide - The Atlantic

    The Troubling Link Between Allergies and Suicide - The Atlantic
    Early in his career, Teodor Postolache, a psychiatry professor at the University of Maryland, was struck by a peculiar trend that comes up again and again in suicide research. Across decades and in various countries, suicide is much more…
  • Apr 22

    Please, God, Stop Chelsea Clinton from Whatever She Is Doing | Vanity Fair

    Please, God, Stop Chelsea Clinton from Whatever She Is Doing | Vanity Fair
    One wishes to calm these publications: You can stop this now. Haven’t you heard that the great Kong is no more? Nevertheless, they’ve persisted. At great cost: increased Chelsea exposure is tied closely to political despair and,…
  • Apr 21

    Teacher filled Cialis scrip before ‘kidnapping’ teen student | New York Post

    Teacher filled Cialis scrip before ‘kidnapping’ teen student | New York Post
    The Tennessee teacher charged with abducting his 15-year-old student skipped town with Cialis pills and went shopping for KY Jelly and chocolate while on the lam for more than a month, according to new court papers. via nypost.com That's…
Rank this Week: 80

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    "Who among us," asks Richard Murphy, Texas Tech University School of Law, over at Notice & Comment Blog, "does not occasionally enjoy a forgotten nineteenth-century Supreme Court decision adopting a super-powerful form of deference that…
  • Apr 21

    Kennington on St. Louis Freedom Suit

    Kennington on St. Louis Freedom Suit
    Just out with the University of Georgia Press is In the Shadow of Dred Scott: St. Louis Freedom Suits and the Legal Culture of Slavery in Antebellum America by Kelly M. Kennington, Auburn University. The book is part of the Early American…
  • Apr 20

    New Exhibit at the HLS Library: Kids in the Collection: Prison, Work, and Play

    New Exhibit at the HLS Library: Kids in the Collection: Prison, Work, and Play
    HLS Professor Paul Freund, Costumed as a Baker (credit)[We have the following announcement.]  The Harvard Law School Library’s Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce a new exhibit: "Kids in the Collection:…
Rank this Week: 74

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 18

    Wasserman Analyzes SCOTUS Oral Argument on MSPB Appeal

    Wasserman Analyzes SCOTUS Oral Argument on MSPB Appeal
    As a follow-up to last week's post on Perry v. MSPB, Howard Wasserman (FIU) has analyzed the oral arguments in that case over at ScotusBlog and PrawfsBlawg. As a bonus (apart from the merits of the MSPB case) he also...
  • Apr 17

    Catherine Fisk in NYT on Employment Reference

    Catherine Fisk in NYT on Employment Reference
    Congratulations to Catherine Fisk on her contribution to the Sunday NYT column "The Workologist". She was cited liberally in a Q&A about employment references. For the entire article, see When a Potential Employer Seems…
  • Apr 17

    4th Circuit Sexual Harassment Decision

    4th Circuit Sexual Harassment Decision
    Jonathan Harkavy (Patterson Harkavy) writes to tell us about the new Fourth Circuit sexual harassment case of Wilson v. Gaston County, NC. Here's Jon's take on the case: Although the decision is marked unpublished, the majority opinion is a…
Rank this Week: 73

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

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

    Fog Of War

    Fog Of War
    From the web page of the Idaho State Bar The Professional Conduct Board of the Idaho State Bar has issued a Public Reprimand to Twin Falls lawyer Mark J. Guerry, based on professional misconduct. The Professional Conduct Board’s Order…
  • Apr 21

    Dunk A Judge

    Dunk A Judge
    The South Carolina Advisory Committee on Standards of Judicial Conduct opines FACTS A full-time magistrate is married to the executive director of a non-profit organization. The spouse is holding a fund-raiser and has asked the judge to…
  • Apr 21

    Core Value

    Core Value
    The District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility has reprimanded an attorney who in the course of defending a client in a bar disciplinary hearing violated his duty of confidentiality to another client. The Board agrees with the…
Rank this Week: 89

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Apr 22

    SEALS Conference: Prospective Law Teachers Workshop

    SEALS Conference: Prospective Law Teachers Workshop
    From an email message which I received in recent days: Each year, SEALS hosts a Prospective Law Teachers Workshop, which provides opportunities for aspiring law teachers to network and participate in mock interviews and mock job talks —…
  • Apr 22

    New Law Dean At Akron

    New Law Dean At Akron
    The University of Akron has announced that Christopher J. (C.J.) Peters will become its new law school dean. The press release is here.
  • Apr 20

    Pittsburgh Tax Law Review

    Pittsburgh Tax Law Review
    With some room still remaining in its coming fall issue, the peer-reviewed Pittsburgh Tax Review invites the submission of articles and essays for publication in the journal’s Fall 2017 issue. Submissions can be sent directly to Anthony…
Rank this Week: 82

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: 87

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Apr 21

    Heading out to speak at 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo

    Heading out to speak at 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo
    Blogging in this space will be light over the next few days because I am about to travel to Pittsburgh to attend and participate in the 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference & Expo. As this schedule details, I am speaking...
  • Apr 20

    Arkansas finally navigates litigation to complete one execution

    Arkansas finally navigates litigation to complete one execution
    As reported in this new Washington Post piece, "Arkansas late Thursday night carried out the state’s first execution in more than a decade after the U.S. Supreme Court, in a last-minute series of orders, rejected requests by a…
  • Apr 20

    Virginia Gov commutes death sentence of defendant who has claimed innocence in murder-for-hire crime

    Virginia Gov commutes death sentence of defendant who has claimed innocence in murder-for-hire crime
    As reported in this new Washington Post piece, "Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has commuted the death sentence of Ivan Teleguz, a 38-year-old man who was set to be executed Tuesday in the murder-for-hire of his former…
Rank this Week: 109

Dissenting Justice

Dissenting Justice

Provides commentary on law, politics and justice. By Professor Darren Hutchinson.

http://dissentingjustice.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 97

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: 115

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Apr 20

    No Simple Algorithm

    No Simple Algorithm
    In his article Libertarian Separation of Powers, Aziz Huq asks whether a libertarian should prefer one instantiation of interbranch structure over another. His answer is no: What institutional arrangements maximize liberty is deeply…
  • Apr 19

    Judge John T. Noonan, Jr., RIP

    Judge John T. Noonan, Jr., RIP
    My Mirror of Justice colleague and Villanova prawf Patrick Brennan posted over there that Judge John T. Noonan, Jr., of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, has passed away at the age of 90. I was blessed with the chance to learn from…
  • Apr 19

    In honor of national haiku poetry day

    In honor of national haiku poetry day
    Problems to be solved New legal education Windows not boxes Law's creeping mission Turning lawyers inside out Changing the frameworks ABA evolves Must meet our changing landscape Modern modes prevail Knowledge so diverse Integrating…
Rank this Week: 126

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Apr 20

    Seaman and Wilson on #FreeSpeech @Julie_seaman @David_S_Wilson

    Seaman and Wilson on #FreeSpeech @Julie_seaman @David_S_Wilson
    Julie Seaman, Emory University School of Law, and David Sloan Wilson, Binghamton University, are publishing #FreeSpeech in volume 48 of the Arizona State Law Journal (2017). Here is the abstract. It has become commonplace to note that courts…
  • Apr 19

    Kaminski on Privacy and the Right to Record @MargotKaminski

    Kaminski on Privacy and the Right to Record @MargotKaminski
    Margot E. Kaminski, Ohio State University College of Law, Yale University Information Society Project, Yale University Law School, is publishing Privacy and the Right to Record in volume 97 of the Boston University Law Review. Here is the…
  • Apr 15

    Lee on Student Protests and Academic Freedom in an Age of #BlackLivesMatter

    Lee on Student Protests and Academic Freedom in an Age of #BlackLivesMatter
    Philip Lee, University of the District of Columbia School of Law, is publishing Student Protests and Academic Freedom in an Age of #Blacklivesmatter in volume 78 of the Ohio State Law Journal. Here is the abstract. Student activism for…
Rank this Week: 144

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: 121

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    The Lawfare Podcast A Speech on Sextortion by Mona Sedky

    The Lawfare Podcast A Speech on Sextortion by Mona Sedky
    Over the past year, Lawfare has expended a great deal of ink on the problem of sextortion, a form of online sexual assault in which perpetrators obtain explicit images or video of their victims and use those images to extort further explicit…
  • Apr 22

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Susan Hennessey, Quinta Jurecic, and Benjamin Wittes posted the Lawfare Readership Survey. Please take a moment to fill it out! Ben kicked off the week by announcing his submission of three FOIA requests seeking information on Donald…
  • Apr 21

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    The Washington Post reports that Department of Justice officials are considering bringing criminal charges and seeking the arrest of Wikileaks’ Julian Assange. CNN sources claim the charges have already been prepared. CIA Director Mike…
Rank this Week: 166

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

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

    House Dodd-Frank reform bill would sharply limit shareholder proposal

    House Dodd-Frank reform bill would sharply limit shareholder proposal
    Bloomberg Securities Regulation and Law Report advises that: House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) wants to require anyone seeking to put a proposal on the corporate ballot to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Apr 20

    Genetic engineering humans to live on water worlds: Maybe James Blish was right after all

    Genetic engineering humans to live on water worlds: Maybe James Blish was right after all
    I saw this interesting news story: A new study published in The Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society suggests that most habitable planets are wet. Like, extremely wet. Using computer... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Apr 20

    Might Nevada avoid the mistake of extending alter ego liability to LLCs?

    Might Nevada avoid the mistake of extending alter ego liability to LLCs?
    Probably not. Keith Paul Bishop explains: The Nevada Supreme Court has not expressly held that the laws for piercing the corporate veil under the alter-ego doctrine apply to LLCs, but it has applied... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 188

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 19

    Frank and Steven’s excellent corporate-raiding adventure

    Frank and Steven’s excellent corporate-raiding adventure
    Steven Davidoff Solomon co-writes for The Atlantic, May 2017 What did Bielli think about selling the company? … He said that the benefits of being public outweighed the costs.. … The fact is … Bielli is probably right.…
  • Apr 15

    How a tax plan unites progressives, the Koch brothers and Walmart

    How a tax plan unites progressives, the Koch brothers and Walmart
    Alan Auerbach quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, April 15, 2017 Alan Auerbach … dismissed the $1,700 increase as “silly” and “outside the range” of economic projections of what the tax might do. ……
  • Apr 15

    Arkansas execution plan major test for drug secrecy measure

    Arkansas execution plan major test for drug secrecy measure
    Megan McCracken quoted by The Washington Post, April 15, 2017 “These secrecy statutes are extremely effective at preventing challenges to execution procedures,” said Megan McCracken, an attorney at the University of California at…
Rank this Week: 185

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Apr 6

    Rosenzweig on Mike Flynn's Immunity Gambit

    Rosenzweig on Mike Flynn's Immunity Gambit
    My old friend Paul "Bunky" Rosenzweig has written an informative primer on immunity from prosecution in the wake of news that former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn wants immunity, purportedly so that he can "tell…
  • Mar 29

    Schock Team Alleges Massive DOJ Trashing of Speech and Debate Clause and Attorney-Client Privilege

    Schock Team Alleges Massive DOJ Trashing of Speech and Debate Clause and Attorney-Client Privilege
    Former Illinois Congressman Aaron Shock's attorneys filed two motions in federal court yesterday, alleging massive government misconduct in the investigation that led to their client's indictment on multiple misconduct and fraud related…
  • Mar 12

    More on the 46 U.S. Attorneys Asked to Resign

    More on the 46 U.S. Attorneys Asked to Resign
    It is fairly typical that US Attorneys offer their resignations when a new President, especially one of a different party, is elected. But firings and requiring same-day resignations are less common. This is particularly troublesome as many…
Rank this Week: 169

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: 151

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 274

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: 255

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

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

    10 Teachable Moments from Harry Potter

    10 Teachable Moments from Harry Potter
    From Education Week: We don't choose familial situations, but we can choose to make the most of what we are given. Harry clearly doesn't fit with the Dursleys' but they are his family and they only ones he has known....
  • Apr 21

    Admiral McRaven: Make Your Bed

    Admiral McRaven: Make Your Bed
    Climbing the best seller lists is Admiral William McRaven’s inspirational Make Your Bed. The book is based on a commencement speech he delivered at the University of Texas in which he offered life lessons he learned as a Navy Seal....
  • Apr 20

    The Importance of Formative Assessment for Improving Law Student Learning

    The Importance of Formative Assessment for Improving Law Student Learning
    Two interesting items came past my desk this morning. (Actually, past my computer screen.) The first one concerned the news that Whittier Law School will be closing. (This is very sad news for the students and faculty.) The other was...
Rank this Week: 222

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

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

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 304

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: 307

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Apr 20

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

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

    New Book by Linda Fentiman Explores How Mothers Became Legal Target

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

    GRR!: Grandmas Fighting for Reproductive Right

    GRR!: Grandmas Fighting for Reproductive Right
    Business Insider (April 12, 2017): Grandma activists fight for the reproductive rights of young women, by Caroline Praderio: Four years ago, Grandmas for Reproductive Rights or GRR! was founded by a group of women in Maine to protect access…
Rank this Week: 270

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    The Lawyer, the Emails and Professional Misconduct

    The Lawyer, the Emails and Professional Misconduct
    This post examines an opinion from the Supreme Court of Florida that deals with a finding that a Florida lawyer had engaged in “professional misconduct.” The Florida Bar v. Wynn, 2017 WL 632871 (2017) (per curiam). The court…
  • Apr 17

    Operating a Motor Vehicle without a License, The Prosecutor and the Facebook Po

    Operating a Motor Vehicle without a License, The Prosecutor and the Facebook Po
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Kentucky. Huff v. Commonwealth, 2017 WL 1102994 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that it granteddiscretionary review in this case to address Appellant's…
  • Apr 15

    Robbery, Conspiracy and Facebook

    Robbery, Conspiracy and Facebook
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana – Albany Division: U.S. v. Adkinson, 2017 WL 1318420 (2017). The U.S. District Court Judge who has the case begins her opinion by explaining…
Rank this Week: 291

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Apr 17

    Thoughts and Frustrations – Jevic

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

    Global Preference

    Global Preference
    An important opinion by one of our most knowledgeable bankruptcy judges, Judge Bernstein in Manhattan, may have reached the right result by the wrong path in deciding if a foreign debtor’s Chapter 7 trustee can avoid a foreign transfer…
  • Apr 14

    Secured Transactions in the Funny Page

    Secured Transactions in the Funny Page
    From the always wonderful Pearls Before Swine, some humor for the secured lending crowd.
Rank this Week: 268

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 197

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

From George Mason University School of Law.

http://jlep.net/home/
  • Sep 4

    JLEP Welcomes its New Candidate Member

    JLEP Welcomes its New Candidate Member
    The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy would like to announce and welcome its 2015-2016 Candidate Members.  Congratulations! Abby Chestnut Allison Curry Anshika Mehrotra Blake Browning Christian Nee David Showalter…
  • Jun 18

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2015-2016 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2015-2016 Incoming Masthead
    Editor-in-Chief Manmeet Dhindsa Executive Editor Jesse Hong Managing Editor Gwen Ball Senior Articles Editor Samantha Grunberg Senior Notes Editor Geoff Moody Senior Research Editor Liz Dalton Research Editor Matt Devendorf Articles Selection…
  • Sep 30

    JLEP Congratulates Its New Candidate Members!

    JLEP Congratulates Its New Candidate Members!
    The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy would like to announce and welcome its 2014-2015 Candidate Members.  Congratulations! Elif Aksoy Gwen Ball Liz Dalton Matt Devendorf Manmeet Dhindsa Sammy Grunberg Christopher…
Rank this Week: 241