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Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • May 4

    Thoracic Park: The Doctor Was A Spy

    Thoracic Park: The Doctor Was A Spy
    The Connecticut Appellate Court has affirmed a $2 million judgment against a medical doctor for his surveillance of the woman for whom he had left his wife and nine children. She was a physician's assistant; he was her supervisor. The...
  • May 4

    Till Theft Do Us Part

    Till Theft Do Us Part
    A Florida felony conviction has resulted in disbarment by operation of law by the New York Appellate Division for the Fourth Judicial Department. The ABA Journal had reported on the charges A lawyer working as a paralegal at a small...
  • May 4

    A Pain In The Neck

    A Pain In The Neck
    The New York Appellate Division for the Fourth Judicial Department has censured an attorney for non-practice related misconduct Respondent admits that, in April 2012, he was involved in a one-vehicle accident after taking the prescription…
Rank this Week: 393

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • May 4

    Breaking the Silence — About Israel’s Assault on Gaza

    Breaking the Silence — About Israel’s Assault on Gaza
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller The irreplaceable Breaking the Silence has released a new report on Operation Protective Edge — and it’s a doozy. Here are some particularly disturbing snippets from the…
  • May 3

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, May 4, 2015

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, May 4, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Africa Nigeria’s military is confident it has Boko Haram cornered, but a final push to clear the Islamist militants from their forest hideouts is being hampered by landmines, it said on Saturday.…
  • May 3

    Guest Post: The Complexity of International Trials Is Necessary

    Guest Post: The Complexity of International Trials Is Necessary
    by Stuart Ford by Stuart Ford [Stuart Ford is an Assistant Professor at The John Marshall Law School.] International criminal trials are extremely complex. The average trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia…
Rank this Week: 94

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • May 4

    Trump Hotel Employees Win Union Drive After Creative Campaign

    Trump Hotel Employees Win Union Drive After Creative Campaign
    There’s a good story in the Star today about the successful efforts of workers at Toronto’s Trump hotel to win union certification.  UNITE Here Local 75 is the union.  The union won a certification vote and collective…
  • Apr 24

    Tory Senator Insults Order of Canada Recipient for Asking Why Unions Need Disclose More Than Charitie

    Tory Senator Insults Order of Canada Recipient for Asking Why Unions Need Disclose More Than Charitie
    Try telling Conservatives that the ridiculous, partisan, waste of taxpayer money that is Bill C-377 Harper Senate Appointee Plett Insults Distinguished Witness at hearings into Anti-union Bill imposes far more onerous reporting requirements…
  • Apr 14

    Workers Hired After a Strike Begins Can’t Vote in a Union Decertification Vote

    Workers Hired After a Strike Begins Can’t Vote in a Union Decertification Vote
    A long strike by United Steelworkers members at Crown Holdings beer can manufacturer has been in the news lately, and the Ontario government has now appointed an expert arbitrator to try and broker a deal there.  Receiving less…
Rank this Week: 1506

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/
  • May 4

    So You've Decided to Elect a Minority Government

    So You've Decided to Elect a Minority Government
    A version of this post appeared in The Globe and Mail on Monday, May 4, 2015. As voters across the province prepared to cast their ballots, they had to wonder: would this spring election end a Conservative political dynasty of...
  • Apr 25

    The Impact of Art

    The Impact of Art
    As my students will tell you, I am on a continuous quest to combine pro-sports and law. My students might be surprised to learn that I have personal interests beyond professional sports! One of those is contemporary art. So, I...
  • Apr 23

    Sound Recording Copyright Extension to 70 Years is a MONEY GRAB!

    Sound Recording Copyright Extension to 70 Years is a MONEY GRAB!
    New reports are suggesting that the Government of Canada plans to extend the term of copyright monopoly from 50 years to 70 years for sound recordings. I will give you 4 reasons why this does not further any legitimate public...
Rank this Week: 698

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • May 4

    What Me – A Social Scientist?

    What Me – A Social Scientist?
    Pop quiz: Which is scientific data – statement A or B? A. “If I act for the Big Bad Wolf against Little Red Riding Hood and I don’t want this dispute resolved, I want to tie it up as long as I possibly can, and mandatory…
  • May 1

    Recipes for Succe

    Recipes for Succe
    I love the cookbook that Andrea and 1001 chefs wrote, Cooking Up a Deal: Negotiation Recipes for Success.  It’s a wonderfully short and fun piece to assign for the last day of class. For the final class in several courses, I ask…
  • Apr 30

    The First Day of the Rest of My Life

    The First Day of the Rest of My Life
    You have probably heard the saying, “Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” It suggests that everyone can make changes in their lives regardless of any changes in their circumstances (or lack thereof). My circumstances…
Rank this Week: 4487

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • May 4

    The Prosecution Claiming That Hae Was Killed by 2:36 P.M. is a Legally Operative Fact

    The Prosecution Claiming That Hae Was Killed by 2:36 P.M. is a Legally Operative Fact
    Two things. First, look for the Addendum to the second episode of the Undisclosed Podcast later today. Just like I did two weeks ago, I will have an "Addendum to the Addendum," exploring one of the issues from the Addendum...
  • Apr 30

    Randallstown Had a Home Basketball Game at 6:30 P.M. on January 13, 1999

    Randallstown Had a Home Basketball Game at 6:30 P.M. on January 13, 1999
    At the trial of Adnan Syed for murdering Hae Min Lee, the prosecution introduced into evidence a note that Hae had written for her new boyfriend that referenced (1) Hae filming an interview; and (2) Hae attending a wrestling match...
  • Apr 29

    What if There Actually Were a Woodlawn Wrestling Match on January 13, 1999?

    What if There Actually Were a Woodlawn Wrestling Match on January 13, 1999?
    In the wake of the second episode of the Undisclosed Podcast, I've received many e-mails speculating that there might have been a Woodlawn wrestling match on January 13, 1999, despite the fact that no such game was reported in the...
Rank this Week: 1151

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • May 4

    Celebrities, Privacy, Free Speech, and the Internet

    Celebrities, Privacy, Free Speech, and the Internet
    Elena Falletti, Carlo Cattaneo LIUC University, has published The Scandals of Caroline, Max and Kate: Does Celebrity Privacy Threaten Press Freedom in the Internet Age? in Medien und Privatheit (Simon Garnett, Stefan Halft, Matthias Herz, and…
  • May 1

    Canada's Privacy Commissioner Offers Advice For Marketers and Consumers On Complying With Anti-Spam Law

    Canada's Privacy Commissioner Offers Advice For Marketers and Consumers On Complying With Anti-Spam Law
    Canada's Privacy Commissioner has weighed on the subject of the new Canadian anti-spam statute, CASL which came into effect on July 1, 2014. The Office has issued some guidelines, available here, for those who market online. Here are some…
  • Apr 30

    Property Theory and Copyright

    Property Theory and Copyright
    Pascale Chapdelaine, University of Windsor Faculty of Law, has published The Property Attributes of Copyright at 10 Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal 34 (2014). Here is the abstract. The primary goal of this article is to look at the…
Rank this Week: 281

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    The Dave Goldbergs of the world may be rare, but they're out there.

    The Dave Goldbergs of the world may be rare, but they're out there.
    Everything I've read about Dave Goldberg, including this New York Times obituary, indicates that he was an extraordinary person, and my heart goes out to his family.  Equal relationships should be the norm, but I hear that they're…
  • May 1

    Best managerial advice ever.

    Best managerial advice ever.
    There's a great article by Paula Krebs in this week's Chronicle of Higher Education's Vitae section (here).  In it, she talks about the importance of working on difficult issues by first imagining why the person sitting across the table…
  • Apr 24

    Want to change a student's life?

    Want to change a student's life?
    One way to do it is to fund awards like this one, this one, or this one.
Rank this Week: 235

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • May 4

    DNA Testing in Child Support Cases in GA

    DNA Testing in Child Support Cases in GA
    From Northwest Georgia News: Rep. Katie Dempsey said...that requiring DNA testing in new child support cases is a way to end wrongful paternity claims prior to legal action. The Rome Republican authored House Bill 568, which would allow the…
  • May 2

    Alimony Bill Fails to Pass in FL

    Alimony Bill Fails to Pass in FL
    From the Miami Herald: An alimony overhaul that brought together people once bitterly divided on the issue has created an even deeper rift between two powerful Republican lawmakers who blame each other for a failure to get the bill passed...
  • May 1

    Marriage...Not for Everyone

    Marriage...Not for Everyone
    From Law Professors June Carbone (Minnesota) and Naomi Cahn (George Washington), writing for aeon: ’re both happily married law professors who followed the same trajectory. We graduated from college, became established in our professions,…
Rank this Week: 282

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    The Wyoming Tool Kit, Kyllo and the 4th Amendment

    The Wyoming Tool Kit, Kyllo and the 4th Amendment
    After entering “ a conditional guilty plea to five charges of sexual exploitation of a minor arising from child pornography on his laptop computer”, Daniel Roberts appealed his conviction.  State v. Roberts, 345 P.3d…
  • May 1

    "Upskirting," the Check-out Line and Disorderly Conduct

    "Upskirting," the Check-out Line and Disorderly Conduct
    After a jury convicted Jesse Schmucker of “attempt to capture nudity, contrary to [Wisconsin Statutes] §§ 942.09(2)(am)1 and 939.32 and disorderly conduct” in violation of Wisconsin Statutes § 947.01, he…
  • Apr 29

    The Border Search, Heroin and the Sony Playstation

    The Border Search, Heroin and the Sony Playstation
    After Jorge L. Molina-Gomez was indicted for “possession with intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin, in violation of 21 U.S. Code § 841(a)(1) & (b)(1)(A)(i)”, he filed a motion to suppress the…
Rank this Week: 693

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • May 4

    Negative Interest Rates and the Definition of Security

    Negative Interest Rates and the Definition of Security
    In some European countries, bank interest rates have dropped below zero. (See here and here.) That’s right; it actually costs you to put your money in the bank. You put $1,000 in a savings account and the bank promises to...
  • May 3

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (May 3, 2015)

    ICYMI: Tweets From the Week (May 3, 2015)
    "Activists say the market-focused corporate model tends to exacerbate global inequalities." http://t.co/3LVWv7tQ4u— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) April 28, 2015 Is invoking Adam Smith "to champion domestic corporations…
  • May 2

    Saturday Long Read

    Saturday Long Read
    The gripping story of how an accountant took on Halliburton and won. It's the story of Tony Menendez, a Halliburton accountant who believed that the company was incorrectly recognizing revenue. When the company wouldn't correct its practices,…
Rank this Week: 274

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    The Constitution: An Interview with Mike Paulsen and Luke Paulsen-- Part One

    The Constitution: An Interview with Mike Paulsen and Luke Paulsen-- Part One
    I recently spoke with the father and son team of Mike Paulsen and Luke Paulsen about their new book, The Constitution: An Introduction (Basic Books, 2015).   This is part one of a two-part interview.  Part two will appear…
  • May 4

    Defending the sex discrimination argument from the left

    Defending the sex discrimination argument from the left
    Some of the recent criticisms of the sex discrimination argument for same-sex marriage have come from the left, arguing that the argument does not do justice to the reality of discrimination against lesbians and gay men.  The argument in…
  • May 1

    The sex discrimination argument for same-sex marriage, in full

    The sex discrimination argument for same-sex marriage, in full
    At the oral argument in the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage case this week, Chief Justice John Roberts asked:  “if Sue loves Joe and Tom loves Joe, Sue can marry him and Tom can’t.  And the difference is based on their…
Rank this Week: 196

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • May 4

    O'Brien on Purple Communication

    O'Brien on Purple Communication
    Christine Neylon O'Brien (Boston College School of Management) has just posted on SSRN her article (forthcoming 66 Lab. L.J. (2015)) Am I Blue or Seeing Red? The NLRB Sees Purple When Employer Communication Policies Unduly Restrict Section 7…
  • Apr 30

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Foundation

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Foundation
    Susan Bisom-Rapp (Thomas Jefferson) sends along the annual call for papers for the 14thInternational Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi and the Fifth Young Scholars’ Workshop in Labour Relations. The theme of the 2016…
  • Apr 29

    Harris on Department of Labor Performance

    Harris on Department of Labor Performance
    Seth Harris, Distinguished Scholar at Cornell's ILR School, has just posted on SSRN his article, Managing for Social Change: Improving Labor Department Performance in a Partisan Era, which will appear in the West Virginia Law Review. The…
Rank this Week: 178

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • May 4

    Lulu and Attractiveness Assessment

    Lulu and Attractiveness Assessment
    From the New Yorker: “Super Sad True Love Story,” Gary Shteyngart’s novel set in a social-media dystopia, each person is publicly assigned a “fuckability” score, determined by various algorithms. Lulu, an app founded in 2013, is the…
  • May 4

    Mx

    Mx
    From the Independent (UK): The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is considering adding the gender neutral honorific ‘Mx’, to be included alongside Mr, Mrs, Ms or Miss, to represent transgender people and those who do not wish to identify…
  • May 4

    "A Professor Finds Gender Bias on Wall Street"

    "A Professor Finds Gender Bias on Wall Street"
    From the WSJ: Men and women have different experiences when it comes to Wall Street careers. And those differences fascinate Lily Fang. Dr. Fang, an associate professor of finance on the Singapore campus of the business school Insead, has…
Rank this Week: 2382

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • May 4

    Tackling a Take Home Exam

    Tackling a Take Home Exam
    Professors do not give take home exams because they are kind or because they want you to work on the exam for 24 hours straight. Professors give take home exams because they want to read decent exam responses. A take-home...
  • May 3

    Are you are an ASP'er? Just breathe.

    Are you are an ASP'er? Just breathe.
    Those of us in ASP are finishing up our semesters. All of us are about to dive into the next big project: some ASP'ers begin bar prep; others begin leg-up summer programs for entering 1L students; yet others begin pre-law...
  • May 2

    Quick Tips for Effective Exam Study

    Quick Tips for Effective Exam Study
    As law students settle into their exam studying, here are some tips to help them be more productive: Remember that exams are testing whether you can apply the law to facts in new legal scenarios to solve legal problems. You...
Rank this Week: 2093

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • May 4

    Boxing: Sweet Science and Brutal Agon

    Boxing: Sweet Science and Brutal Agon
    A select bibliography, “On Boxing—Sweet Science & Brutal Agon,” is posted over at the U.S. Intellectual History blog. A downloadable version of the list is here. This post from the archives highlights several dimensions…
  • May 4

    Alito and Scalia: Have You No Sense of Decency Sirs?

    Alito and Scalia: Have You No Sense of Decency Sirs?
    In the 1940s and 1950s, countless people in the US were being bullied and brutalized by the anti-communist scare tactics and character assassinations of Senator Joseph McCarthy. The end of the McCarthy red-baiting era began when Joseph Welch…
  • May 1

    Happy May Day or, International Workers' Day

    Happy May Day or, International Workers' Day
    On this May Day, we’ll introduce some Communist & Socialist Parties in Israel (edited from Wikipedia entries) “Maki (Hebrew: מק"י‎, an acronym for HaMiflega HaKomunistit HaYisraelit (Hebrew:…
Rank this Week: 1427

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Boxing: sweet science & brutal agon

    Boxing: sweet science & brutal agon
    A select bibliography, “On Boxing — Sweet Science & Brutal Agon,” is posted over at the U.S. Intellectual History blog. A downloadable version is found here. A post from the archives highlights several dimensions of the…
  • May 1

    Happy May Day! (International Workers' Day)

    Happy May Day! (International Workers' Day)
    In many parts of the world today is May Day, the true “Labor Day.” International Workers’ Day, or May Day, despite its origins in the U.S., is not celebrated in this country. But it is still a holiday in many countries…
  • Apr 21

    The Non-Aligned Movement and the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Collective Withdrawal?

    The Non-Aligned Movement and the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Collective Withdrawal?
     At the Arms Control Law blog, Dan Joyner proposes “a walkout from the NPT [Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons] en masse by the members of the NAM [Non-Aligned Movement]”:[….] “The original idea…
Rank this Week: 2216

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Theoretical Tax Revenue Meets Practical Planning

    Theoretical Tax Revenue Meets Practical Planning
    In September of last year, in Tax-Exempt Status Benefits Aren’t Necessary Unless There is Net Income, I responded to calls for eliminating the tax-exempt status of the NFL by pointing out that doing so would not make the NFL liable for…
  • May 1

    Payment Noncompliance Kills Alimony Deduction

    Payment Noncompliance Kills Alimony Deduction
    A recent Tax Court case, Iglicki v. Comr., T.C. Memo 2015-80, highlights the tax disadvantages of falling behind on alimony payments. When a husband and wife divorced, the signed a separation agreement, requiring the husband to pay child…
  • Apr 29

    So What to Tax?

    So What to Tax?
    As described in several recent stories, including this one, some Philadelphia business and political leaders are proposing a major change in how Philadelphia raises tax revenue. Though the proposal would require permission from the state…
Rank this Week: 1219

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • May 4

    AL: Bill to Overturn "Innovator Liability"

    AL: Bill to Overturn "Innovator Liability"
    Last year, the Alabama Supreme Court let stand its holding that name-brand manufacturers can be liable for misrepresentations or failures to warn in regard to generic drugs they did not manufacture or distribute. (Coverage here) Now the…
  • May 1

    Burch on Issue Classe

    Burch on Issue Classe
    Elizabeth Chamblee Burch (Georgia) has posted to SSRN Constructing Issue Classes. The abstract provides: As government budgets shrink each year, enforcement responsibilities in products liability, consumer protection, and employment…
  • Apr 30

    Lim on Civil Damage Awards & the Media

    Lim on Civil Damage Awards & the Media
    Claire Lim (Cornell-Economics) has published Media Influence on Courts: Evidence from Civil Case Adjudication. The study’s findings include: As the “liberalness” of a district increases, so too does the likelihood of higher civil trial…
Rank this Week: 601

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 4

    Recent Articles and Books of Interest

    Recent Articles and Books of Interest
    From SSRN:Josh Blackman, Collective Liberty, (Floyd Abrams Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference at Yale Law School, May 2-3, 2015).Ioana Cismas & Stacy N. Cammarano, Whose Right and Who's Right? The US Supreme Court v. The European…
  • May 3

    Muhammad Drawing Exhibit In Texas Ends As 2 Gunmen Attempt Attack and Are Killed

    Muhammad Drawing Exhibit In Texas Ends As 2 Gunmen Attempt Attack and Are Killed
    In Garland, Texas Sunday night, a controversial Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest sponsored by Pamela Geller's American Freedom Defense Initiative ended in violence as two gunmen opened fire outside the event venue, wounded a security guard,…
  • May 3

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Herbert v. Balducci, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 54866 (WD WA, April 27, 2015), a Washington federal district court adopted a magistrate's recommendation (2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 54945, Jan. 8, 2015) and dismissed an inmate's claim that his…
Rank this Week: 70

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • May 4

    Justices Alito and Scalia Liken Death Penalty Opponents to Terrorist

    Justices Alito and Scalia Liken Death Penalty Opponents to Terrorist
    By Michael DorfDuring the oral argument last week in Glossip v. Gross, the SCOTUS considered the constitutionality of the death penalty drug protocol now used by Oklahoma, in which the first drug administered to the condemned is midazolam.…
  • May 1

    Is Patent Trolling a Problem -- And Why Is It Newsworthy?

    Is Patent Trolling a Problem -- And Why Is It Newsworthy?
    by Neil H. Buchanan[Note: My new Verdict column, published today, continues the discussion (which I initiated in another Verdict column last Thursday) of the Republicans' political strategy to set the IRS up for failure, then to blame it for…
  • Apr 30

    Is the Sex Discrimination Rationale in the SSM Cases Narrower?

    Is the Sex Discrimination Rationale in the SSM Cases Narrower?
    by Michael DorfDuring Part 1 of Tuesday's oral argument in the SSM cases, CJ Roberts created a stir when he asked the lawyer for the state the following question: "if Sue loves Joe and Tom loves Joe, Sue can marry him and Tom can't. And the…
Rank this Week: 503

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • May 4

    AALS Looks at Human Rights and Familie

    AALS Looks at Human Rights and Familie
    by Jonathan Todres, Incoming Chair of the AALS Section on International Human Rights Human rights law and practice often focuses on the individual. Yet individuals are situated within families and communities. Reflecting the importance of…
  • May 4

    by Jonathan Todres, Incoming Chair of the…

    by Jonathan Todres, Incoming Chair of the AALS Section on International Human Rights Human rights law and practice often focuses on the individual. Yet individuals are situated within families and communities. Reflecting the importance of…
  • May 1

    Good Practices on Human Rights and the Environment

    Good Practices on Human Rights and the Environment
    Professor John H. Knox, law professor at Wake Forest and the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, has posted his recent report on the issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean,...
Rank this Week: 1760

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • May 4

    ALPS 2016: Next Year in Belfast

    ALPS 2016: Next Year in Belfast
    I've just returned from the annual meeting of the Association of Law Property and Society (ALPS) at the University of Georgia (check out the new and improved website). As usual, it was terrific: great papers, warm fellowship, and an…
  • May 4

    Benson on Protecting River Flow

    Benson on Protecting River Flow
    Reed Benson (New Mexico) has posted Protecting River Flows for Fun and Profit: Colorado's Unique Water Rights for Whitewater Parks (Ecology Law Quarterly) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: Since 2001, Colorado has recognized a special type of…
  • Apr 29

    A Brutal Year for Property Hiring

    A Brutal Year for Property Hiring
    Both the lateral and entry-level hiring markets were rough sledding for property professors this year. On the entry-level side, it doesn't appear that any new hires do research on traditional real property subjects. The entry-level hires that…
Rank this Week: 348

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • May 4

    EBRI Looks at "End-of-Life Financial Situation in America"

    EBRI Looks at "End-of-Life Financial Situation in America"
    The Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI) recently published an interesting examination of financial situations of older Americans at the end of their lives. The report documents: the percentage of households with a member who recently…
  • May 3

    My Retirement Paycheck

    My Retirement Paycheck
    My Retirement Paycheck is an interactive website from the National Endowment for Financial Education. The website offers 8 icons on which the user clicks to learn more about the topic. The 8 topics include home & mortgage, insurance,…
  • May 1

    Japan's Demographic Trend -- Aging -- Inspires New Technology

    Japan's Demographic Trend -- Aging -- Inspires New Technology
    I strongly suspect that my Blogging colleague Becky Morgan, who embraces new technology, will approve. As detailed in the New York Time's business section, Japan's leadership position in a surprising market sector-- as the nation with the…
Rank this Week: 226

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • May 3

    ALWD Summer Conference Schedule

    ALWD Summer Conference Schedule
    The Association of Legal Writing Directors Conference Program Committee has released the full program for the 2015 Biennial Conference in Memphis, from June 3-5, 2015. Click here to have a look. The program includes information about the…
  • May 3

    Registration Still Open for the Carolinas Legal Research and Writing Colloquium

    Registration Still Open for the Carolinas Legal Research and Writing Colloquium
    Registration remains open for the 2015 Carolinas Legal Research and Writing Colloquium, which will take place on May 15, 2015, in Durham, North Carolina, at Duke. Click here to learn more about the Colloquium and to register. The website…
  • May 3

    Anne Enquist Stepping Down as Director at Seattle

    Anne Enquist Stepping Down as Director at Seattle
    Anne M. Enquist of Seattle University School of Law announced that she will be stepping down as Director of Seattle’s Legal Writing Program at the end of this school year. She wants us to know that she's not retiring, but...
Rank this Week: 616

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 688

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • May 3

    Don’t Give Up on Baltimore: Part One of a Two-Part Series of Column

    Don’t Give Up on Baltimore: Part One of a Two-Part Series of Column
    Cornell University visiting law professor Joseph Margulies discusses the tense situation between the police and the community in Baltimore and argues that meaningful reform is on the horizon. Continue reading →
  • May 3

    Hillary Clinton and the Winning Strategy on Contraception

    Hillary Clinton and the Winning Strategy on Contraception
    Cardozo law professor Marci Hamilton discusses the position of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with respect to contraception. Continue reading →
  • Apr 30

    House Republicans Blame Their Own Failures on the IRS

    House Republicans Blame Their Own Failures on the IRS
    George Washington law professor and economist Neil Buchanan evaluates a recent report issued by the majority staff on the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee. Buchanan argues that the report illustrates Republicans’ attempts to claim…
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Discourse.net

Discourse.net

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

http://www.discourse.net/
  • May 3

    Best Use Case for Apple Watch?

    Best Use Case for Apple Watch?
    My phone was confiscated, but it was being held nearby. I was wearing an Apple Watch for product testing, and was able to send Lian a text message over the watch (the whole time we were held I was not … Continue reading →
  • May 2

    Link to My Paper

    Link to My Paper
    I neglected to link to Lessons Learned Too Well: Anonymity in a Time of Surveillance, the paper I’m presenting at #yalefesc. A very very small number of people will recognize this as a partial redraft of a paper I started ……
  • May 2

    Important Memo to Self

    Important Memo to Self
    Next time you stay in a hotel that has a notice like this one on the bedside table… …use the earplugs.
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The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

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

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • May 2

    Youth/Police Conference: They Have All The Power

    Youth/Police Conference: They Have All The Power
    Why does police accountability matter in this context? How does the knowledge that severe abuses—brutality, sexual assault, false arrest, even death—have gone unpunished inform and shape encounters between youth and police? What…
  • Apr 16

    Innovation And The Administrative State

    Innovation And The Administrative State
    Regulation can be a significant barrier to innovation, protecting incumbents and making it harder to bring new goods and services to market. Determining the appropriate regulation is all the more difficult when accelerating technology is…
  • Apr 6

    Alison LaCroix, "The Shadow Powers of Article I"

    Alison LaCroix, "The Shadow Powers of Article I"
    The Supreme Court's federalism battleground has recently shifted from the Commerce Clause to two textually marginal but substantively important domains: the Necessary and Proper Clause and, to a lesser extent, the General Welfare Clause. For…
Rank this Week: 394

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 546

Tillers on Evidence and Inference

Tillers on Evidence and Inference

The evidence blog of Professor Peter Tillers of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.

http://tillerstillers.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Canada: Admissibility Requirement: Independence and Impartiaility of Expert

    Canada: Admissibility Requirement: Independence and Impartiaility of Expert
    Supreme Court of Canada holds that expert opinion is admissible only if the expert is 'independent" and "impartial." But this rule is hedged to accommodate certain "realities" of Canada's adversary system of litigation. See White Burgess…
  • Apr 27

    Wigmore's Influence on Australian Evidence Law

    Wigmore's Influence on Australian Evidence Law
    E. & P. 2015, 19(1), 29-51 International Journal of Evidence & Proof 2015 The influence of Professor J.H. Wigmore on evidence law in Australia Nigel Wilson © 2015 Vathek Publishing   Subject: Criminal…
  • Apr 26

    An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematic

    An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematic
    An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics Mathematics as the Science of Quantity and Structure James Frankl ISBN9781137400727Publication DateApril 2014FormatsHardcover Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) PublisherPalgrave…
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Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • May 2

    Pace Future Environmental Law Professors' conference

    Pace Future Environmental Law Professors' conference
    Last year, Pace started a new conference designed to help aspiring environmental law professors prepare for the job market. This year, the Pace faculty are doing it again. The announcement is below. If you're seriously thinking about going on…
  • May 1

    ABA Student Writing Competition deadline extended

    ABA Student Writing Competition deadline extended
    Several weeks ago, we posted about the ABA ADR Committee's student writing competition. The deadline for that competition has been extended to May 27, so if you're thinking about submitting something, you still have a chance. Details here.
  • Apr 6

    An Administrative Law Practicum

    An Administrative Law Practicum
    Over the last few years, many law schools have introduced a legislation and regulation course into the 1L curriculum. This is a very positive trend, and one I’m glad to be part of. But it does create some curricular challenges....
Rank this Week: 669

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: 1626

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • May 1

    Ninth Circuit Rejects First Amendment Challenge to Disclosure of Significant Donors to NonProfit

    Ninth Circuit Rejects First Amendment Challenge to Disclosure of Significant Donors to NonProfit
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Ninth Circuit's opinion in Center for Competitive Politics v. Harris rejected a First Amendment challenge to a disclosure of major donors requirement. The…
  • Apr 29

    Just the Latest Challenge to Obamacare

    Just the Latest Challenge to Obamacare
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Florida Governor Rick Scott filed suit yesterday against the federal government arguing that its move to take away the state's Low Income Pool money compels the state to expand Medicaid under the…
  • Apr 29

    Court Takes on Lethal Injection

    Court Takes on Lethal Injection
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in Glossip v. Gross, the case testing the constitutionality of Oklahoma's three-drug lethal injection cocktail. Our preview is here. The case centers…
Rank this Week: 179

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: 657

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Edited by I. Richard Gershon, Paul E. McGreal and Cynthia L. Fountaine.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • May 1

    Lipshaw: Inside v. Outside Dean is a False Dichotomy

    Lipshaw: Inside v. Outside Dean is a False Dichotomy
    [Post by Rick Bales] Jeff Lipshaw has a terrific post over at The Legal Whiteboard in which he urges law schools to beware of decanal candidates selling themselves as fundraisers. Jeff makes the excellent point that before a dean can...
  • Apr 29

    New Study of the Best Law Mentors in the United State

    New Study of the Best Law Mentors in the United State
    The following announcement about a new study of the best law mentors and request for nominations is posted on behalf of Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law: A team of...
  • Apr 22

    Infilaw Puts Charleston Law Plans on Hold

    Infilaw Puts Charleston Law Plans on Hold
    According to a report in the Charleston Post & Courier, Inflilaw has decided not to pursue a license from the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education to purchase the Charleston School of Law at this time. Students at the law...
Rank this Week: 1761

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/
  • May 1

    Tribute to Peter Dobkin Hall from Evelyn Brody

    Tribute to Peter Dobkin Hall from Evelyn Brody
    Evelyn Brody (Chicago-Kent) provided the following tribute to Peter Dobkin Hall (Harvard Hauser Institute for Civil Society), who died yesterday. Today, the academy lost a leading scholar of the history of the nonprofit sector – as judged…
  • May 1

    Recent Articles on Nonprofits Law and Policy

    Recent Articles on Nonprofits Law and Policy
    The season for introducing recent scholarship to the world is upon us, and scholars of nonprofits law have been busily posting their work to SSRN. This blog entry features abstracts of SSRN postings to the Nonprofit & Philanthropy Law…
  • Apr 30

    College Fraternities and Sororities Lobby for Indirect Tax Benefit

    College Fraternities and Sororities Lobby for Indirect Tax Benefit
    The Washington Post reports that the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition, which represents 100 fraternities and sororities collectively owning $3.2 billion in real estate, “is lobbying Congress this week to urge legislators to pass a…
Rank this Week: 1114

The Antitrust Hotch Potch

The Antitrust Hotch Potch

Offers critical comments on EC competition law and policy. By Professor Damien Geradin and Nicholas Petit.

http://professorgeradin.blogs.com/professor_geradins_weblog/
  • May 1

    CNN Interviews on the Google case

    CNN Interviews on the Google case
    I had my 10 minutes of fame a few days ago when I was interviewed twice on CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/videos/business/2015/04/15/wbt-intv-lake-geradin-google-eu-antitrust-charges.cnn…
  • Apr 7

    Loyalty Rebates after Intel: Time for the European Court of Justice to Overrule Hoffman-La Roche

    Loyalty Rebates after Intel: Time for the European Court of Justice to Overrule Hoffman-La Roche
    My recent paper on the controversial Intel judgment of the CJEU can be found here. Abstract: In June 2014, the GCEU confirmed the Decision of the European Commission that condemned Intel for breaching Article 102 TFEU by adopting exclusive…
  • Mar 26

    Commissioner Vestager proposing an e-commerce inquiry

    Commissioner Vestager proposing an e-commerce inquiry
    Competition: Commissioner Vestager announces proposal for e-commerce sector inquiry Brussels, 26 March 2015 The European Commissioner in charge of competition policy Margrethe Vestager announced today at a conference in Berlin a forthcoming…
Rank this Week: 515

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 30

    Student Scholarship: A Different Approach to Regulating Abortion Clinic

    Student Scholarship: A Different Approach to Regulating Abortion Clinic
    Jessica Ettinger (Notre Dame) has posted Seeking Common Ground in the Abortion Regulation Debate on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Note argues that requiring abortion clinics to adhere to the same standards as ambulatory surgical centers is…
  • Apr 30

    Americans' Views on Abortion Are Complex and Not Well Captured by Past Poll

    Americans' Views on Abortion Are Complex and Not Well Captured by Past Poll
    ThinkProgress: Polls Have Been Misleading You About What Americans Actually Believe About Abortion, by Tara Culp-Ressler: Do you know where most Americans stand on abortion? Thanks to the way that we’ve been polling on the issue for the…
  • Apr 30

    Recent Abortion Bans Elevate Politics Over the Judgment and Expertise of Doctor

    Recent Abortion Bans Elevate Politics Over the Judgment and Expertise of Doctor
    RH Reality Check (4/17): Laws Banning Abortion Procedure ‘Substituting Political Decisions for Medical Decisions’, by Teddy Wilson: Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) signed a bill into law Monday that criminalizes a medical procedure used…
Rank this Week: 222

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/
  • Apr 30

    More on the FRCP Amendments Adopted Yesterday by SCOTUS

    More on the FRCP Amendments Adopted Yesterday by SCOTUS
    We covered yesterday the Supreme Court’s order adopting the latest round of amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The full packet of material that the Supreme Court transmitted to Congress pursuant to the Rules Enabling Act…
  • Apr 30

    Lee et al. on Multidistrict Centralization

    Lee et al. on Multidistrict Centralization
    Emery G. Lee III, Catherine R. Borden, Margaret S. Williams, and Kevin M. Scott have published in Volume 12, Issue 2 of the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies their article, Multidistrict Centralization: An Empirical Examination. Abstract:…
  • Apr 29

    SCOTUS Adopts Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

    SCOTUS Adopts Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
    Today the Supreme Court adopted the recent batch of proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Here is the order setting forth the amendments and submitting them to the House and Senate. Absent congressional action, these…
Rank this Week: 976

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

Edited by William D. Henderson, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, Michele DeStefano, Andrew Morris and Jerry Organ.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • Apr 30

    A Short Screed About the Obligatory "I Can Raise Money" Portion of the Academic Leadership Candidate's Pitch

    A Short Screed About the Obligatory "I Can Raise Money" Portion of the Academic Leadership Candidate's Pitch
    The screed is about the naive view of development you get from time to time during the search for leaders of educational institutions: "He'd be great with alums." "She can really work a room." "He's really connected…
  • Apr 13

    PROJECTIONS FOR LAW SCHOOL ENROLLMENT FOR FALL 2015

    PROJECTIONS FOR LAW SCHOOL ENROLLMENT FOR FALL 2015
    This blog posting is designed to do three things. First, following up on recent discussions regarding trends in applicants by Al Brophy at The Faculty Lounge and Derek Muller at Excess of Democracy, I provide a detailed analysis to project...
  • Apr 12

    Another Example of Using Big Data to Improve Odds of Winning in Court

    Another Example of Using Big Data to Improve Odds of Winning in Court
    Back in February, I wrote a post on Early Days of Legal Analytics, which discussed some of the innovations of Lex Machina, a legal start-up that uses Big Data to value contested patents and develop a litigation strategy designed to...
Rank this Week: 2376

Ruling Imagination: Law and…

Ruling Imagination: Law and Creativity

Discusses the ways law rules creativity and law employs creativity. By Professor Peter Friedman.

http://blogs.geniocity.com/friedman
  • Apr 30

    Recover Hard Drives With Deleted Data – Yesterday!

    Recover Hard Drives With Deleted Data – Yesterday!
    It’s a terrible moment when you realize you’ve deleted a file that you weren’t quite ready to let go of. Suddenly, you find yourself in a desperate scramble to recover the file and restore your piece of mind along with…
  • Feb 3

    The Geekiest Pants Ever

    The Geekiest Pants Ever
    Pants, which were heavily featured in the fall runway shows by such designers as Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein, are making their way down to the moderate market, emerging as one of the season’s hot fashion categories. Moderate-price…
  • Jan 30

    Choose A San Diego SEO Company And Get A Fully Customized Digital Marketing Plan

    Choose A San Diego SEO Company And Get A Fully Customized Digital Marketing Plan
    San Diego SEO Companies have created numerous campaigns with search engine marketing and internet marketing for many companies located in the San Diego county area. With the use of search engine optimization, online business owners are…
Rank this Week: 429

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 30

    False Accusation of Rolling Stone Article Suggests prior Notification of Targets in White-collar Case

    False Accusation of Rolling Stone Article Suggests prior Notification of Targets in White-collar Case
    In November Rolling Stone published a blockbuster article about a student's account of being gang-raped at a University of Virginia frat house. Within days others, primarily the Washington Post, sharply questioned the truthfulness of the…
  • Apr 24

    Terms Within the DP for Deutsche Bank

    Terms Within the DP for Deutsche Bank
    The Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) is available online on the DOJ website here. Like so many DPAs, this one has terms that place the sole discretion on certain matters with the DOJ. For example, "Deutsche Bank agrees that in the...
  • Apr 24

    DP for Deutsche Bank Subsidiary to Pay $2.5 Billion

    DP for Deutsche Bank Subsidiary to Pay $2.5 Billion
    DOJ Press Release here today - "DB Group Services (UK) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG (Deutsche Bank), has agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud for its role in manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate…
Rank this Week: 157

Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto, Professor Luis E. Chiesa and law student Suzanne McMillan.

http://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Apr 30

    NYS Bar Association Animal Law Writing Competition

    NYS Bar Association Animal Law Writing Competition
    David Cassuto Attention Law Students: ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 2014 NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION COMMITTEE ON ANIMALS AND THE LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association is very…
  • Apr 22

    Shrine Circus 2015: ‘Turn and stand’ for animal

    Shrine Circus 2015: ‘Turn and stand’ for animal
    Kathleen Stachowski   Other Nations “F—ing dopers!” This invective was snarled in our direction as we stood outside the Adams Center on the University of Montana campus in Missoula one recent April…
  • Apr 21

    Chimpanzees Granted Legal Person Status (Almost)

    Chimpanzees Granted Legal Person Status (Almost)
    Seth Victor I’m going to keep this short and sweet. The following linked article is pretty self-explanatory, but suffice to say, granting chimpanzees a writ of habeas corpus is a monumental step on the road to personhood. While…
Rank this Week: 484

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
  • Apr 30

    #FutureLaw 2015 Thought

    #FutureLaw 2015 Thought
    “Future Law 2015,” a conference “focusing on how technology is changing the landscape of the legal profession, the law itself, and how these changes impact us all” starts later today at Stanford Law School, organized…
  • Apr 29

    Deere Thing

    Deere Thing
    This: “In a particularly spectacular display of corporate delusion, John Deere—the world’s largest agricultural machinery maker —told the Copyright Office that farmers don’t own their tractors. Because computer…
  • Apr 27

    Pittsburgh as New Brooklyn

    Pittsburgh as New Brooklyn
    Pittsburgh is again recognized as hip and trendy for a certain demographic:  People looking for hip and trendy on the cheap.  Once, the hip and trendy baseline was Portland. Today, it’s Brooklyn.…
Rank this Week: 993