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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/
  • Mar 26

    [Randy Barnett] Delivering the Pope Lecture at NC State

    [Randy Barnett] Delivering the Pope Lecture at NC State
    Tomorrow evening at 7:00pm–or this evening if you are reading this on Monday, I will deliver the John W. Pope Lecture at North Carolina State University. My talk will discuss my book, Our Republican Constitution: Securing the…
  • Mar 25

    [Ilya Somin] Gorsuch is right about Chevron deference

    [Ilya Somin] Gorsuch is right about Chevron deference
    Perhaps the most distinctive aspect of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s jurisprudence is his opposition to “Chevron deference”: the doctrine (first imposed by a 1984 Supreme Court decision) that requires judges to defer…
  • Mar 25

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Another federal judge questions Chevron deference

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Another federal judge questions Chevron deference
    Even before he was nominated to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch’s criticism of the Chevron doctrine attracted attention. Although some portray his concerns as extreme, he’s hardly the only federal judge to have concerns…
Rank this Week: 4

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 24

    Upstream Monopoly and Downstream Information Sharing

    Upstream Monopoly and Downstream Information Sharing
    Pio Baake, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Andreas Harasser, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) analyze Upstream Monopoly and Downstream Information Sharing. ABSTRACT: We analyze a vertical structure…
  • Mar 24

    Vertical Integration and Product Availability in the Movie Theater Industry

    Vertical Integration and Product Availability in the Movie Theater Industry
    In Kyung Kim, Nazarbayev University and Vladyslav Nora, Nazarbayev University examine Vertical Integration and Product Availability in the Movie Theater Industry. ABSTRACT: We examine the effects of integration between distribution and…
  • Mar 24

    Sokol's Guide to the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting

    Sokol's Guide to the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Spring Meeting
    Next week is the ABA Antitrust Law 2017 Spring Meeting. It is an amazing event and kudos to the ABA leadership and staff for putting together such a wonderful set of programs. The ability to manage such a large conference...
Rank this Week: 22

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/
  • Mar 17

    She Does it Again

    She Does it Again
    Someone serious really needs to run against Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernández Rundle. Prosecutors say no crime was committed in scalding death of Miami inmate: The corrections officers who locked a schizophrenic man in a…
  • Mar 14

    IRL (R-27) Says No

    IRL (R-27) Says No
    Ros-Lehtinen Announces Her Intention To Vote No On AHCA Bill As Written The post IRL (R-27) Says No appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Mar 12

    Must be Reform

    Must be Reform
    A friend writes, Gathered with some friends last night to read the Megillah. This year we replaced the name of the villain Haman with “Donald” as we spun our groggers. Most satisfying. The post Must be Reform appeared first on…
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
  • Mar 23

    Germany: Legal Consequences of the Draft Legislation on Child Marriage

    Germany: Legal Consequences of the Draft Legislation on Child Marriage
    On 17 February 2017, the German government presented a legislative draft on child marriage that represents a significant departure from current court practice (the text of the draft is available here). The legal status quo envisages a…
  • Mar 22

    Brexit and PIL, Over and Over

    Brexit and PIL, Over and Over
    The abandonment of the EU by the UK is at the root of many doubts concerning the legal regime of cross-border private relationships. Little by little the panorama begins to clear up as the expectations and objectives of the UK are made…
  • Mar 22

    ERA Conference on European Insolvency Law

    ERA Conference on European Insolvency Law
    On 8-9 June 2017, the Academy of European Law (ERA) will host a conference on European Insolvency Law under the title: “Insolvency Proceedings within the EU: Latest Developments” at the ERA conference center in Trier (Germany).…
Rank this Week: 24

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 26

    Clinical Fellow/Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic at Duke Law

    Clinical Fellow/Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic at Duke Law
    Sharing a position announcement from our colleagues at Duke Law: Duke University Law School is searching for a supervising attorney/clinical fellow to join the international human rights program and clinic led by Professor Jayne…
  • Mar 24

    Introducing Daniela Alaattinoğlu

    Introducing Daniela Alaattinoğlu
    It is our great pleasure to welcome our new IntLawGrrls contributor Daniela Alaattinoğlu! Daniela Alaattinoğlu (née Åkers) is a PhD Candidate at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy. Her PhD…
  • Mar 24

    Gender-Sensitive Reparations in the I.V. v. Bolivia Case: A Missed Opportunity?

    Gender-Sensitive Reparations in the I.V. v. Bolivia Case: A Missed Opportunity?
      The human rights and feminist lawyers were hopeful. Finally a decision on forced sterilization from the Inter-American Court. Deprived of the remedial austerity of its Strasbourg equivalent, and with a harder legal force than the CEDAW…
Rank this Week: 36

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    ICE Retaliating Against Activists and Sanctuary Policie

    ICE Retaliating Against Activists and Sanctuary Policie
    From the District Sentinel: Recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement actions raise questions about the Trump Administration using deportation proceedings to punish political opponents -- both institutions and individuals. Three undocumented…
  • Mar 26

    New Yorkers join to remember tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911

    New Yorkers join to remember tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911
    The New York Daily News reports that New Yorkers gathered on Friday to remember Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire — a tragedy that killed 146 workers, many of them young women. The March 25, 1911 blaze at a factory near present-day...
  • Mar 26

    Cuts to legal services for rural, poor people would hurt those who helped elect Trump

    Cuts to legal services for rural, poor people would hurt those who helped elect Trump
    President Donald Trump’s proposed budget calls for the elimination of all funding for the Legal Services Corporation, the nation’s single largest funder of civil legal aid to low-income people. The proposed cut would hurt the poor, rural…
Rank this Week: 37

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    SUNY-Buffalo Law School Dean Finalist Charged With Embezzling $7 Million

    SUNY-Buffalo Law School Dean Finalist Charged With Embezzling $7 Million
    Buffalo News, Candidate for Dean of UB Law School Charged in Embezzlement Scheme: A finalist to become the next dean of the University at Buffalo Law School was indicted this week on federal fraud charges related to the alleged embezzlement…
  • Mar 26

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    The Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads, with a new paper debuting on the list at #5. The #1 paper is now #103 in all-time downloads among 12,615 tax papers: [1,664 Downloads] The Known Unknowns…
  • Mar 26

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    The Best And Worst States For Business: 90% Of The Top 10 Voted For Trump; 80% Of The Bottom 10 Voted For Clinton The BigLaw Massacre Approaches Cincinnati Law School Dean Under Fire From Faculty: Ouster, Vote Of No Confidence Discussed As…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Mar 26

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Uncertainty, Risk, and Ignorance

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Uncertainty, Risk, and Ignorance
    Introduction First year students soon learn that the law must deal with uncertainty--imperfect knowledge about the past, present, or future. What level of precaution is required by the duty of reasonable care when engaging in behavior that…
  • Mar 25

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Sex and the Constitution" by Stone

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Sex and the Constitution" by Stone
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America's Origins to the Twenty-First Century by Geoffrey R. Stone. Here is a description: There has never been a book like Sex and the Constitution,…
  • Mar 25

    Download of the Week: "Our Principled Constitution" by Berman

    Download of the Week: "Our Principled Constitution" by Berman
    The Download of the Week is Our Principled Constitution by Mitchell N. Berman. Here is the abstract: Suppose that one of us contends, and the other denies, that transgender persons have constitutional rights to be treated in accord with…
Rank this Week: 39

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
  • Mar 24

    Call for Papers: LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference

    Call for Papers: LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference
    LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference 2016 ELECTION: WHAT NEXT? ORLANDO, FL   LATCRIT/SALT JUNIOR FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP SEP. 28, 2017 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE: SEP. 29 – 30 BOARD MEETING (COMMUNITY & EXECUTIVE SESSIONS)…
  • Mar 24

    Book Recommendation

    Book Recommendation
    The professor who influenced me the most as an undergraduate was Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, an iconoclastic political scientist who uses game theory and other behavioral tools to assess domestic and international affairs.  I was so…
  • Mar 24

    Copyright Eminent Domain

    Copyright Eminent Domain
    28 U.S.C. Sec. 1498(b) provides that the United States may (in effect) convert any copyright into a compulsory license by authorizing the reproduction of a copyrighted work subject to the need to pay  reasonable compensation to the…
Rank this Week: 41

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    Same-sex legal groundbreaker case in South Carolina

    Same-sex legal groundbreaker case in South Carolina
    From The Herald: Debra Parks wanted to be treated the same as anybody else by the courts. At 62, she’s disabled, and split from her partner of almost four decades. She filed a lawsuit because she wanted her relationship, which...
  • Mar 25

    Judges Issues Tri-Custody Agreement

    Judges Issues Tri-Custody Agreement
    From CNN: An unconventional family produced a child before becoming tangled in a lengthy custody battle that ended last week when a New York judge awarded shared custody of the boy to his dad and two mothers. The boy in...
  • Mar 24

    Duterte Opposes Gay Marriage in Philippines, Reversing Campaign Pledge

    Duterte Opposes Gay Marriage in Philippines, Reversing Campaign Pledge
    From The New York Times: The Philippines will not legalize same-sex marriage anytime soon, President Rodrigo Duterte has said, reversing a campaign promise in which he pledged to support legislation to allow gay unions. Mr. Duterte stressed…
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: 48

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Swiss Clinic Presents Assisted Suicide Simulation Video

    Swiss Clinic Presents Assisted Suicide Simulation Video
    A Swiss clinic, Dignitas, has created a virtual reality assisted suicide film, “The Last Moments,” that represents a person’s experience who wishes to accept the clinic’s services. Over the last two decades, hundreds of people have…
  • Mar 26

    Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds's Public Memorial Draws Hundred

    Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds's Public Memorial Draws Hundred
    Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’s public memorial was held yesterday, consisting of singing, dancing, and memories. The memorial was held at Forest Lawn inside a 1,200-seat theater, which was almost at full capacity. Reynolds’s son,…
  • Mar 25

    How Afraid of Dying Are You?

    How Afraid of Dying Are You?
    Oddly enough, atheists and extremely religious individuals have something in common: they are among the individuals least afraid of dying. Research suggests that those who lack belief in a higher power seek comfort in death. On the other…
Rank this Week: 54

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Mar 26

    "Recognizing Redemption: Old Criminal Records and Employment Outcomes"

    "Recognizing Redemption: Old Criminal Records and Employment Outcomes"
    The title of this post is the title of this new essay authored by Peter Leasure and Tia Stevens Andersen available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Upon completion of their sentences and when attempting to ‘reenter’ society, offenders…
  • Mar 26

    Notable perspectives on state and direction of modern criminal justice reform effort

    Notable perspectives on state and direction of modern criminal justice reform effort
    James Forman has this lengthy new commentary in the New York Times under the headlined "Justice Springs Eternal." I recommend the full piece to anyone and everyone seeking to take stock and reflect upon the current moment in the…
  • Mar 25

    "End the death penalty for mentally ill criminals"

    "End the death penalty for mentally ill criminals"
    The title of this post is the title of this new Washington Post commentary that strikes me as notable because it is penned by two former midwestern governors, Bob Taft (who was governor of Ohio from 1999 to 2007) and...
Rank this Week: 55

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/
  • Mar 26

    Welcome to Max Stearns and "Blindspot"

    Welcome to Max Stearns and "Blindspot"
    Max Stearns (Maryland) has joined the law professor blogosphere with Blindspot, which he describes here. Posts so far have covered the Gorsuch hearings, coffee, the TV show "Rectify" (whose final season I need to watch), and…
  • Mar 23

    JOTWELL: Campos on Glover on claims as property

    JOTWELL: Campos on Glover on claims as property
    The new Courts Law essay is from Sergio Campos, reviewing J. Maria Glover's A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims (Vand. L. Rev.), which considers the implications of understanding legal claims as property.
  • Mar 22

    Judging Judge Gorsuch on the Separation of Power

    Judging Judge Gorsuch on the Separation of Power
    Judge Gorsuch's views on the Chevron doctrine, which directs reviewing courts to defer to agency constructions of ambiguous statutes, have received a lot of attention, and for good reason: They are well-articulated, interesting, and…
Rank this Week: 61

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    Blank: The Extent of Self-Defense Against Terrorist Groups: For How Long and How Far?

    Blank: The Extent of Self-Defense Against Terrorist Groups: For How Long and How Far?
    Laurie R. Blank (Emory Univ. - Law) has posted The Extent of Self-Defense Against Terrorist Groups: For How Long and How Far? (Israel Yearbook on Human Rights, forthcoming). Here's the abstract: The post-9/11 environment, in which states may…
  • Mar 25

    New Issue: Arbitration International

    New Issue: Arbitration International
    The latest issue of Arbitration International (Vol. 33, no. 1, March 2017) is out. Contents include:ArticlesPatrick Dumberry, Shopping for a better deal: the use of MFN clauses to get ‘better’ fair and equitable treatment…
  • Mar 24

    New Volume: Recueil des Cour

    New Volume: Recueil des Cour
    Volume 381 of the Recueil des Cours, Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law is out. Contents include:Volume 381Erik Jayme, Les langues et le droit international privé George Bermann, Arbitration and Private…
Rank this Week: 70

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 26

    Balancing Safety and Freedom of the Pre

    Balancing Safety and Freedom of the Pre
    The state of the media in Canada is increasingly precarious, with several newspaper chains demonstrating indicators of financial difficulty. Reader’s Digest filed for bankruptcy in 2009, and just last year Postmedia merged with Sun, La…
  • Mar 26

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Mar 24

    Calling a Spade a Spade – It’s Probably a Shovel: Standards of Proof in Administrative Proceeding

    Calling a Spade a Spade – It’s Probably a Shovel: Standards of Proof in Administrative Proceeding
    One of the predominant topics in any discussion about administrative law is standard of review. The standard of review is at the heart of judicial review proceedings. What I find much more interesting is standard of proof. The vast majority…
Rank this Week: 66

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 63

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Mar 24

    Contracts read published in Drake Law Review

    Contracts read published in Drake Law Review
    Abstract Consent, a powerful concept that lies at the heart of contract law, has received a great amount of scholarly attention. Recently, some contract law scholars have been criticizing consent and suggesting alternative concepts. Contrary…
  • Mar 23

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (March 23, 2017)

    Weekly Top Ten SSRN Contracts Downloads (March 23, 2017)
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days 22 Jan 2017 through 23 Mar 2017 Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 278 Rise of the Digital Regulator...
  • Mar 22

    Robert Brain (Loyola Los Angeles) - KCON Scholarship Spotlight

    Robert Brain (Loyola Los Angeles) - KCON Scholarship Spotlight
    The conference is over but the scholarship lives on. This is one of a series of posts highlighting several KCON XII presenters who graciously provided me with abstracts or summaries of their presentations. A PROPOSAL TO ELIMINATE UCC §…
Rank this Week: 89

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 22

    Berkeley’s border wall blacklists ‘illegal’: Berkeley law professor

    Berkeley’s border wall blacklists ‘illegal’: Berkeley law professor
    John Yoo quoted by Fox Business, March 22, 2017 “The city of Berkeley should not be discriminating based on political views…I think then you’re going to start getting the courts involved and it’s going to look very…
  • Mar 22

    Congress is about to give away your online privacy

    Congress is about to give away your online privacy
    Christopher Hoofnagle co-writes for Wired, March 22, 2017 Congress is poised to roll back FCC privacy protections in a way that could seriously compromise our online lives. The protections require internet service providers to secure consumer…
  • Mar 21

    Ex-DOJ official: Gorsuch will likely vote against Roe v. Wade

    Ex-DOJ official: Gorsuch will likely vote against Roe v. Wade
    John Yoo quoted by Newsmax, March 21, 2017 “The scales are probably tilted toward believing that he would overturn Roe v. Wade,” John Yoo, a UC Berkeley law professor told Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show”…
Rank this Week: 80

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 82

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

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

    As overseas ambitions expand, China plans 400 per cent increase to marine corps numbers, sources say | South China Morning Post

    As overseas ambitions expand, China plans 400 per cent increase to marine corps numbers, sources say | South China Morning Post
    China plans to increase the size of its marine corps from about 20,000 to 100,000 personnel to protect the nation’s maritime lifelines and its growing interests overseas, military insiders and experts have said. via www.scmp.com
  • Mar 26

    Remember that “wolf-dog hybrid?” Well, the verdict is in « Hot Air

    Remember that “wolf-dog hybrid?” Well, the verdict is in « Hot Air
    But for now, let’s celebrate at least one small bit of good news in an otherwise dreary news cycle. Welcome home, Capone. Now stay in your yard. Awww…. who’s a good boy? via hotair.com The animal control officer was…
  • Mar 26

    Testosterone | This American Life

    Testosterone | This American Life
    An interview with a transgender man, who started life as female and began taking testosterone injections several years ago. He explains how testosterone changed his views on nature vs. nurture for good. (17 minutes) via…
Rank this Week: 100

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/
  • Mar 26

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 462 Law, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality Mark A. Lemley and Eugene Volokh Stanford Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law Date…
  • Mar 25

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Tuesday Lee v. U.S.: Whether it is always irrational for a noncitizen defendant with longtime legal resident status and extended familial and business ties to the United States…
  • Mar 25

    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 1 501 Judge Gorsuch and Johnson Resentencing (This is Not a Joke) Leah M. Litman University of California, Irvine School of Law Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2017 2...
Rank this Week: 90

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Mar 24

    Lens on Defective Punitive Damage Award

    Lens on Defective Punitive Damage Award
    Jill Wieber Lens has posted to SSRN Defective Punitive Damage Awards. The abstract provides: Private redress theories of punitive damages recognize an individual victim’s right to be punitive. That right exists because the defendant knew…
  • Mar 23

    Wrongful Birth Versus Wrongful Conception in Georgia

    Wrongful Birth Versus Wrongful Conception in Georgia
    A Georgia sperm bank is facing numerous suits based on a donor who was touted as a Ph.D. in neuroscience with an IQ of 160 when he was, in fact, a college dropout with a criminal record and a diagnosis...
  • Mar 22

    IA: Senate Passes Med Mal Reform Bill

    IA: Senate Passes Med Mal Reform Bill
    The Iowa Senate passed a tort reform bill in an attempt to attract more physicians to the state: Senate File 465 includes provisions governing doctor-patient communications after adverse medical incidents; capping limits on non-economic…
Rank this Week: 104

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/
  • Feb 27

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: John P. Anderson, When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense?, 46 Stetson L. Rev. 147 (2016). Maria Babajanian,…
  • Feb 21

    New in Print

    New in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Sara Almousa, Comment, Friends with Benefits? Clarifying the Role Relationships Play in Satisfying the Personal Benefit Requirement under…
  • Feb 6

    Reminder: National Business Law Scholars Conference Paper Submissions Due February 17

    Reminder: National Business Law Scholars Conference Paper Submissions Due February 17
    National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC) Thursday & Friday, June 8-9, 2017 Call for Papers The National Business Law Scholars Conference (NBLSC) will be held on Thursday and Friday, June 8-9, 2017, at the University of Utah S.J.…
Rank this Week: 103

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

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

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Mar 26

    "Arkansas, Meet Tarasoff: The Question of Expanded Liability to Third Persons for Mental Health Professionals"

    "Arkansas, Meet Tarasoff: The Question of Expanded Liability to Third Persons for Mental Health Professionals"
    Recently published in Arkansas Law Review (69 Ark. L. Rev. 988 (2017)): "Arkansas, Meet Tarasoff: The Question of Expanded Liability to Third Persons for Mental Health Professionals" By J. Thomas Sullivan, Professor, University of Arkansas at…
  • Mar 25

    "Technological Incarceration and the End of the Prison Crisis"

    "Technological Incarceration and the End of the Prison Crisis"
    Recently published on SSRN (and forthcoming in the Journal or Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 108, No.1): "Technological Incarceration and the End of the Prison Crisis" MIRKO BAGARIC, Swinburne University Law School DAN HUNTER, Swinburne…
  • Mar 25

    "The Misjudgment of Criminal Responsibility"

    "The Misjudgment of Criminal Responsibility"
    Recently Published on SSRN: "The Misjudgment of Criminal Responsibility" ROBERT A. BEATTEY, CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice MARK R. FONDACARO, J.D., PH.D., John Jay College - CUNY Generally, a criminal statute must consist of two…
Rank this Week: 124

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Mar 25

    Here's an IDEA: Less Clickbait, More Accuracy About SCOTUS, Gorsuch, and Disabled Student

    Here's an IDEA: Less Clickbait, More Accuracy About SCOTUS, Gorsuch, and Disabled Student
    by Diane KleinLast Wednesday, as the Gorsuch confirmation hearings ground through another day, a frisson passed through the left-leaning side of Facebook.  Screaming across the web were headlines like "Supreme Court unanimously…
  • Mar 24

    Powerful People Prefer 'Personal' Relationships With Powerless People

    Powerful People Prefer 'Personal' Relationships With Powerless People
    by Neil H. BuchananThe personal relationship that I have with my automobile insurance company is a cornerstone of my happiness.  Also, my sense of empowerment when I interact with my cable company makes me feel pleased that no one is…
  • Mar 23

    Judge Gorsuch Makes It "Personal"

    Judge Gorsuch Makes It "Personal"
    by Michael DorfMy latest Verdict column went live yesterday morning, after a very full day of questioning of Judge Gorsuch by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The column makes a number of points about the way in which the…
Rank this Week: 142

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 120

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    Religion Clause To Take A Publication Break

    Religion Clause To Take A Publication Break
    Dear Readers:Religion Clause will be going on a publication break until approximately the end of March.  Check back for my resumption of postings at that time.Howard Friedman
  • Mar 19

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Rafael Domingo, Theology and Jurisprudence. A Good Partnership?, (Journal of Law and Religion, 32, 2017, Forthcoming).Rafael Domingo, The Constitutional Justification of Religion, (March 9, 2017).Christine P. Bartholomew, Exorcising…
  • Mar 18

    Ministerial Exception Does Not Apply To Exercise Science Teacher At Christian University

    Ministerial Exception Does Not Apply To Exercise Science Teacher At Christian University
    In Richardson v. Northwest Christian University, (D OR, March 16, 2017), an unmarried professor of exercise science at a Christian university sued for discrimination after she was fired because she became pregnant out of wedlock and refused…
Rank this Week: 140

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Feb 6

    In Memoriam: Michael Levine

    In Memoriam: Michael Levine
    Everyone at the International Aviation Law Institute was saddened to hear of Michael Levine's passing this weekend. He was one of the airline industry's most influential figures, exemplified by a long and distinguished career at the Civil…
  • Dec 7

    DOJ Offers Conditional Approval of Alaska/Virgin Merger

    DOJ Offers Conditional Approval of Alaska/Virgin Merger
    The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a proposed settlement that would resolve its antitrust claims against Alaska Air Group's proposed acquisition of Virgin America, on the condition that Alaska limit its existing codeshare agreement with…
  • Dec 5

    DOT Grants Permit to Norwegian Air International Limited

    DOT Grants Permit to Norwegian Air International Limited
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has finally granted Norwegian Air International Limited (NAI) its requested foreign air carrier permit to begin operating flights to the United States. The announcement brings to a close a three-year saga…
Rank this Week: 130

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: 128

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: 115

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 26

    My Law Student is Smarter Than Your Bot

    My Law Student is Smarter Than Your Bot
    What are the outer limits to digitization and automation in the practice of law? This week I participated in a small writing workshop at Georgetown Law. A junior colleague presented a fascinating work-in-progress about robots (a/k/a…
  • Mar 20

    Legislation & Regulation and the Bar Exam

    Legislation & Regulation and the Bar Exam
    Most readers of this blog will be familiar with the performance test (PT), a portion of the bar exam in 42 states and D.C. (Forty states use the Multistate Performance Test (MPT); examiners in Pennsylvania and California write and administer…
  • Mar 12

    Preaching to the Choir? A Request for Inclusion in the Call for Equity among Law School Faculty

    Preaching to the Choir? A Request for Inclusion in the Call for Equity among Law School Faculty
    On Tuesday I received an event email from a bar association I was once a member of. The event was to serve as a forum for the deans from six local law schools. The next day, on International Women’s Day, I received an email from…
Rank this Week: 153

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Mar 24

    Bruckner on Higher Education & Bankruptcy

    Bruckner on Higher Education & Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy scholar Matthew A. Bruckner, Assistant Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law, has a couple of very interesting new papers exploring the peculiar intersection of bankruptcy law and higher education. In the first,…
  • Mar 17

    Brunson & Herzig: A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones: Religious Tax Exemptions after Obergefell

    Brunson & Herzig: A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones: Religious Tax Exemptions after Obergefell
    Samuel D. Brunson (Loyola-Chicago) and David Herzig (Valparaiso) have posted A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones: Religious Tax Exemptions after Obergefell, Indiana Law Journal (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: In Bob Jones v. U.S., the…
  • Mar 17

    Colinvaux: The Importance of Participatory Charitable Giving Incentive

    Colinvaux: The Importance of Participatory Charitable Giving Incentive
    Roger Colinvaux (Catholic) has posted The Importance of a Participatory Charitable Giving Incentive, 154 Tax Notes No. 5 (2017). Here is the abstract: Leading tax reform proposals contemplate a charitable deduction claimed by just five…
Rank this Week: 187

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

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

    Fifth Circuit Says Medical Reimbursement Preemption Claim Can Move Forward

    Fifth Circuit Says Medical Reimbursement Preemption Claim Can Move Forward
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Fifth Circuit ruled this week that a medical air-evacuation company has standing and that it sufficiently alleged that state defendants had "some connection" to the enforcement of…
  • Mar 20

    Fourth Circuit: No First Amendment Protection for Fire Battallion Chief's Disruptive Facebook Post

    Fourth Circuit: No First Amendment Protection for Fire Battallion Chief's Disruptive Facebook Post
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Fourth Circuit today dismissed a fire department battalion chief's First Amendment retaliation claim for his Facebook activity in violation of the Department's Social Media and Code of Conduct…
  • Mar 17

    Is Section 1373 Unconstitutional?

    Is Section 1373 Unconstitutional?
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School President Trump's EO on sanctuary cities says that "the Attorney General and the Secretary . . . shall ensure that jurisdictions that willfully refuse to comply with 8 U.S.C. Sec. 1373…
Rank this Week: 182

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/
  • Mar 23

    Campos on Glover on Theories of Legal Claim

    Campos on Glover on Theories of Legal Claim
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Sergio Campos’s essay, Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter? Sergio reviews Maria Glover’s recent article, A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 221 (2017).
  • Mar 21

    March Oral Arguments at SCOTUS

    March Oral Arguments at SCOTUS
    Several interesting civil procedure cases on the Supreme Court’s March 2017 oral argument calendar (more details in the links)... Today (3/21): Microsoft v. Baker Tomorrow (3/22): Water Splash v. Menon Monday (3/27): TC Heartland v. Kraft…
  • Mar 20

    Call for Papers: Akron Law Review Symposium on the 2015 FRCP Amendment

    Call for Papers: Akron Law Review Symposium on the 2015 FRCP Amendment
    The Akron Law Review is publishing a symposium issue entitled Discovery and the Impact of the December 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. From the announcement: The Akron Law Review invites papers regarding the…
Rank this Week: 147

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Mar 7

    Reading List: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

    Reading List: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    Law and entrepreneurship?  Law and innovation?  Read these three pieces in a single sitting: Startups and Unmet Legal Needs (Alice Armitage, Evan Frondorf, Christopher Williams, and Robin Feldman) Abstract: To foster innovation, we…
  • Mar 6

    Legal Infrastructure

    Legal Infrastructure
    I am aggregating the posts from the recent online symposium at Prawfsblawg concerning two relatively new books: Gillian Hadfield’s  Rules for a Flat World: Why Humans Invented Law and How to Reinvent It for a Complex Global Economy…
  • Feb 13

    #Pittsblog: Imagining Pittsburgh

    #Pittsblog: Imagining Pittsburgh
    Contemporary Pittsburgh is still mostly missing a writer who distills its emerging, collective voice, meaning a forward-looking imagineer to complement the marvelous visual nostalgia of Rick Sebak.  The expressive identity of the…
Rank this Week: 192

Althouse

Althouse

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

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

    Why did the NYT crossword clue "WASP" as "Martin Van Buren was the first president who wasn't one"?

    Why did the NYT crossword clue "WASP" as "Martin Van Buren was the first president who wasn't one"?
    It's so absurd! Rex Parker freaks out:What a no-good, terrible, confusing, stupid clue for a perfectly good insect. Does WASP mean "white Anglo-Saxon Protestant" here? If so ... WTF? No one used that term in the 19th century, so ... I mean,…
  • Mar 26

    Petroglyphs.

    Petroglyphs.
    In Capitol Reef National Park, photographed on March 10th."Petroglyph panels throughout the park depict ancient art and stories of [Fremont and ancestral Puebloan] people who lived in the area from approximately 600-1300 common era (CE)."Feel…
  • Mar 26

    Apophasis.

    Apophasis.
    I used the word in a comment just now [where it, unfortunately, misautocorrected]. And I'm reading the Wikipedia article on the subject. This jumped out:In 1988, President Ronald Reagan said of Michael Dukakis, a presidential candidate…
Rank this Week: 250

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/
  • Mar 26

    China Won’t Fix North Korea—Focus on These Four Areas Instead

    China Won’t Fix North Korea—Focus on These Four Areas Instead
    Editor’s Note: North Korea is a problem that has vexed multiple administrations since the end of the Cold War. As the Pyongyang puzzle has grown more difficult to solve, policymakers increasingly look to China for help. Jacob Stokes and…
  • Mar 26

    Did the Justice Department Just Admit Doubts Over Trump’s Oath?

    Did the Justice Department Just Admit Doubts Over Trump’s Oath?
    Don’t look now, but the Justice Department has just responded to key themes Benjamin Wittes and I have been writing about in connection with President Trump’s oath of office. Yes, excitement over the litigation surrounding the…
  • Mar 26

    Upholding the Revised Refugee Executive Order: A Virginia District Court Clarifies the Establishment Clause Issue

    Upholding the Revised Refugee Executive Order: A Virginia District Court Clarifies the Establishment Clause Issue
    On Friday, Virginia U.S. District Judge Anthony J. Trenga upheld President Trump’s revised Refugee Executive Order (EO), ruling that the EO did not violate the Establishment Clause (see Josh Blackman’s discussion here). The court…
Rank this Week: 232

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/
  • Mar 26

    Inter-Creditor Duties in Sovereign Debt

    Inter-Creditor Duties in Sovereign Debt
    This is a joint post by Mitu Gulati and Mark Weidemaier As we discussed in a couple of earlier posts, we have been thinking recently about the use of exit consents to restructure sovereign debt, especially in the context of...
  • Mar 24

    Exchange Offers and Hardball

    Exchange Offers and Hardball
    Over at Dealb%k. (BTW, I don't pick the pictures).
  • Mar 22

    Jevic

    Jevic
    Third Circuit is reversed. Opinion is here.
Rank this Week: 245

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Mar 25

    Are we watching the demise of the American public corporation?

    Are we watching the demise of the American public corporation?
    I've spent my professional life studying the American public corporation, but for a while I've been worried that the next generation of corporate law scholars may have to find other subjects of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Mar 25

    My diploma from STEP at ND

    My diploma from STEP at ND
    Five more courses to go for my Certificate in Catholic Doctrine: [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 24

    WLF on the SEC's Conflict Minerals Rule

    WLF on the SEC's Conflict Minerals Rule
    From the Washington Legal Foundation: On March 17, 2017 WLF filed comments with SEC in response to Acting Chairman Piwowar’s January 31 request for input on the Conflict Minerals Rule. WLF seeks... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 219

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    Brexit on the mind? You may be interested in a conference on EU legal history at the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt, June 22-23, 2017. Full info on "Treaties as travaux préparatoires: Conference on…
  • Mar 24

    CFP: "Traffic in Women" and International Law

    CFP: "Traffic in Women" and International Law
    [We have the following call for articles on the“'Traffic in Women' and International Law."]Six international conventions to combat the so-called “Mädchenhandel”, “white slavery”, “traffic in…
  • Mar 24

    Kornhauser on Taxing Bachelor

    Kornhauser on Taxing Bachelor
    Marjorie E. Kornhauser, Tulane University School of Law, has posted Taxing Bachelors in America: 1895-1939:The Bachelor's Ideal (NYPL)Bachelor taxes have existed across the globe and throughout millennia. In modern income taxes, they occur…
Rank this Week: 202

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Mar 24

    Trek Yo'self Before You Wreck Yo'self

    Trek Yo'self Before You Wreck Yo'self
    On stardate 42523.7 (October 26th, 2364 for those of us in the 21st century), the crew of the USS Enterprise-D, under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart1 at his finest), pulled into Starbase 173 for what was...
  • Mar 23

    To Kill a Mockingbird: When Public Opinion Hurts the Justice Proce

    To Kill a Mockingbird: When Public Opinion Hurts the Justice Proce
    “Prejudice, a dirty word, and faith, a clean one, have something in common: they both begin where reason ends.”[1] Today’s post explores a fundamental principle of Canada’s criminal justice system: every person on trial must be…
  • Mar 22

    Are Dementors Coming to Canada?

    Are Dementors Coming to Canada?
    Separate from muggles (non-magical people), witches and wizards live their lives in secret. Hiding their magic from the non-wizarding community, they formed an entire world with schools, government agencies, and policing forces. Their…
Rank this Week: 230

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Mar 24

    What Would a Digital Economy-Era NAFTA Mean for Canada?

    What Would a Digital Economy-Era NAFTA Mean for Canada?
    U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is expected to file a notice of renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement within weeks, paving the way for talks that could reshape the Canadian economy. It became clear last week that the…
  • Mar 23

    C’mon Uber: Sales Taxes on Uber Rides Are Not a “Tax on Innovation”

    C’mon Uber: Sales Taxes on Uber Rides Are Not a “Tax on Innovation”
    Yesterday's federal budget included plans to amend the law to ensure that GST/HST is applicable to ride sharing services such as Uber. The budget states that the government will: Amend the definition of a taxi business under the Excise Tax…
  • Mar 22

    Budget 2017: Why Canada’s Digital Policy Future Is Up For Grab

    Budget 2017: Why Canada’s Digital Policy Future Is Up For Grab
    Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau released his government's 2017 budget today and while the spending promises may be underwhelming for some, the documents sets out an ambitious agenda for digital policy review. In fact, with changes to…
Rank this Week: 241

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: 271