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Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Areen on the Reformation Roots of American Marriage and Divorce Law

    Areen on the Reformation Roots of American Marriage and Divorce Law
    Judith Areen, formerly dean of the Georgetown University Law Center, from which she is now on leave, serving as Executive Director of the Association of American Law Schools, has posted Uncovering the Reformation Roots of American Marriage…
  • Sep 29

    Call for Applications: Law and Social Science Dissertation Fellowship & Mentoring Program

    Call for Applications: Law and Social Science Dissertation Fellowship & Mentoring Program
    Attention graduate students: From the Law & Society Association and the American Bar Foundation, we have a call for applications for the Law and Social Science Dissertation Fellowship & Mentoring Program:PurposeThe Law and Society…
  • Sep 28

    BU's Clark Legal History Serie

    BU's Clark Legal History Serie
    [It is always an honor for me to post the schedule for the Elizabeth Battelle Clark Legal History Series at the Boston University School of Law, as I also revere the memory of Betsy Clark, who was my senior in Princeton’s graduate…
Rank this Week: 61

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/
  • Sep 29

    Bibliography on Education Reform, courtesy of Patricia Salkin

    Bibliography on Education Reform, courtesy of Patricia Salkin
    Fall is here and in addition to the start of the academic semester, the NYSBA Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar is in high gear.  So much has been written about changes in legal education in a short period of time, it…
  • Sep 26

    Consider Pre-testing

    Consider Pre-testing
    The recently passed ABA accreditation standard 302 requires schools to report student learning outcomes. A learning outcome has been defined as something a student can do now that she could not do before [or that she can do better than she…
  • Sep 14

    Albany Law Dean Penny Andrews sent this our way for posting:

    Albany Law Dean Penny Andrews sent this our way for posting:
    http://chronicle.com/article/Lets-Ask-More-of-Our/148559/Filed under: Uncategorized
Rank this Week: 918

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

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

    Persistent Questions About Animu

    Persistent Questions About Animu
    Susannah W. PollvogtThis post is part of the Symposium on Unconstitutional Animus. Animus is an enigma.  On the one hand, it is an important constitutional concept that has proven critical to judicial recognition of the rights of…
  • Sep 29

    Symposium on Unconstitutional Animu

    Symposium on Unconstitutional Animu
    Susannah W. PollvogtThis week Balkinization will be hosting a symposium on the issue of unconstitutional animus.  Participants will include Susannah Pollvogt (Washburn), Neil Siegel (Duke), Dale Carpenter (Minnesota), William Araiza…
  • Sep 29

    Is Noel Canning a Victory for the Living Constitution? Constitutional Interpretation in an Age of Political Polarization

    Is Noel Canning a Victory for the Living Constitution? Constitutional Interpretation in an Age of Political Polarization
    When Noel Canning v. NLRB was decided last June, several commentators noted that the 5-4 vote marked a victory for living constitutionalism (represented by Justice Breyer's opinion) and a defeat for originalism (represented by Justice…
Rank this Week: 80

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

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

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 182

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/
Rank this Week: 296

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 134

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: 4485

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Sep 29

    You Should Listen To The Goldman New York Fed Story

    You Should Listen To The Goldman New York Fed Story
    This American Life has a banking supervision story (!) that turns on secret recordings made by a former employee of...
  • Sep 26

    Semi-Welcome To The Blogosphere, Bull Market!

    Semi-Welcome To The Blogosphere, Bull Market!
    UConn's James Kwak has joined Medium's Bull Market, a collection of interesting business writers doing long and semi-long form work....
  • Sep 25

    The $30 Million Whistleblower

    The $30 Million Whistleblower
    Earlier this week, the SEC announced that it would award $30 million to a whistleblower in an enforcement action. Here...
Rank this Week: 17

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Sep 29

    The Professor As Node

    The Professor As Node
    It's hard not to notice a shift this fall(?) among the lawblog world to Twitter. Though the cool kids are already up on something called "Ello," the rest of us, having only recently figured out how to create a "split post"…
  • Sep 29

    Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference Call for Abstracts: "Law, Religion, and American Health Care"

    Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference Call for Abstracts: "Law, Religion, and American Health Care"
    The Petrie-Flom Center invites abstracts for its 2015 Annual Conference: “Law, Religion, and American Health Care.” The conference will be held at Harvard Law School on May 8 and 9, 2014. The conference seeks to address the following…
  • Sep 29

    Rotation

    Rotation
    As September turns to October, our thanks to our September visitors--Seema, Irina, Richard, and Jennifer--for helping kick-off the new school year. For the new month, we welcome a slate of returning GuestPrawfs: Mark Kende (Drake), Geoffrey…
Rank this Week: 24

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 396

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/
  • Sep 29

    Upcoming webinar: The Workplace and People with Disabilities: Past, Present and Future, Oct. 29

    Upcoming webinar: The Workplace and People with Disabilities: Past, Present and Future, Oct. 29
    The Workplace and People with Disabilities: Past, Present and Future Webcast Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Webcast Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EDT The ILR Online webcast series 2014-15 line-up will feature programs with a “past, present and…
  • Sep 29

    Catch Up on Blogs-Elder Justice

    Catch Up on Blogs-Elder Justice
    The NYC Elder Abuse Center ran a post last week that listed the 10 top blogs from the past year. 10 Elder Justice Blogs to Inform & Inspire includes summaries as well as links to "ten great blogs from the...
  • Sep 26

    Add This to Your Vocabulary: The Grey Belt

    Add This to Your Vocabulary: The Grey Belt
    I always love learning new lingo. I've heard parts of the US described as the "sun belt", the "rust belt" and the "corn belt" to name a few. Now I've learned that I live in the "sun belt" and next...
Rank this Week: 176

Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Jurors Who Lie on Voir Dire

    Jurors Who Lie on Voir Dire
    Neil Joel DilloffMelissa Rubin RothAbstract (to read the entire article go here)You have spent several hours selecting a jury in a civil case. In accordance with the usual Maryland procedure, the jurors were sworn and the trial judge…
  • Sep 26

    3D Laser Scanners Bring Crime Scene to Juror

    3D Laser Scanners Bring Crime Scene to Juror
    The article below discusses how the latest 3D laser scanners help Ohio prosecutors bring the crime scene to jurors in the courtroom.  According to Bureau of Criminal Investigation Analyst Megan Timlin, “this brings the jury to the…
  • Sep 25

    IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Jury Conference: Oct 10th

    IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Jury Conference: Oct 10th
    On Oct 10th, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law will be holding a conference entitled Juries and Lay Participation: American Perspectives and Global Trends.    The one-day conference will feature a series of panel discussions on…
Rank this Week: 997

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Sep 29

    NCLB Sanctions Worked . . . A Little

    NCLB Sanctions Worked . . . A Little
    Thomas Ahn and Jacob Vigdor have released a new study finding that No Child Left Behind, particularly its harshest sanctions, did have some positive impacts on outcomes, just not nearly as robust as the original proponents of the Act…
  • Sep 26

    Protests in Denver Raise Valid Curriculum Concerns, But Not Legal Ones, Yet

    Protests in Denver Raise Valid Curriculum Concerns, But Not Legal Ones, Yet
    High school students protesting proposed changes to the history curriculum in Denver area schools have gained national attention in recent days. The pertinent portion of the proposal before the school board states: Materials should promote…
  • Sep 25

    Comprehensive Study Finds That 20% Funding Increase Eliminates Two-Thirds of the Gap in Student Outcome

    Comprehensive Study Finds That 20% Funding Increase Eliminates Two-Thirds of the Gap in Student Outcome
    This summer, C. Kirabo Jackson, Rucker Johnson, and Claudia Persico released an impressive and important study on school finance reform. I was away on travel when it came out and forgot to post it on my return. In any event, it is the most…
Rank this Week: 4506

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    The Traffic Stop, the K-9 and the Computer Check

    The Traffic Stop, the K-9 and the Computer Check
    After local Georgia police found “marijuana in a car that was stopped for lane infractions, Patrick Scott and Dorian Allen, the driver and passenger, respectively, were indicted for the possession of more than one ounce of…
  • Sep 26

    Child Pornography, Slack Space and “Possession”

    Child Pornography, Slack Space and “Possession”
    After a “general court-martial composed of officer and enlisted members convicted [Shane A. Nichlos] . . . of two specifications of knowingly possessing child pornography in violation of Article 134, Uniform Code of Military…
  • Sep 24

    Emails, Breach of Contract and the Statute of Fraud

    Emails, Breach of Contract and the Statute of Fraud
    This post examines an issue that arose in a civil suit: United Propane Gas Inc. v. Pincelli & Associates Inc.,2014 WL 496932 (U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky 2014).  The judge begins the opinion by explaining…
Rank this Week: 285

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/
  • Sep 29

    Ciocchetti on Hobby Lobby

    Ciocchetti on Hobby Lobby
    Corey Ciocchetti, Denver (Business School), has uploaded to SSRN "Religious Freedom and Closely Held Corporations: The Hobby Lobby Case and Its Ethical Implications." The abstract reads: Hobby Lobby and its quest for religious…
  • Sep 28

    The Rise of the Bro Hug

    The Rise of the Bro Hug
    We all know this. These days, men often hug other men; even guys who aren't really friends will do this. The Bro Hug, it has come to be known. It has, arguably, overtaken handshakes. Commentary from the NYT: [One theory...<img…
  • Sep 27

    Fraternities Go Coed

    Fraternities Go Coed
    Integrating fraternities will reduce campus sexual assault? Slate, Accept Women--Or Else All on-campus fraternities at Wesleyan University must soon become coeducational or they will be shut down, the university announced Monday, giving its…
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IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • Sep 29

    When Two Are Cheaper Than One

    When Two Are Cheaper Than One
    Many years ago, while discussing entry-level law practice jobs, I suggested that it would make more sense for law firms to hire two law school graduates at half the salary they were dishing out to one new employee. I saw, and continue to see,…
  • Sep 26

    Tax Protesting: A Bad Idea No Matter How One Views It

    Tax Protesting: A Bad Idea No Matter How One Views It
    More than two and a half years ago, in Tax Advice With No Teeth, I pointed out that one of the risks encountered by tax protesters who rely on advice from people who are not tax professionals and who know little to nothing about tax. When tax…
  • Sep 24

    The Dangers of Earmarking General Tax Revenue

    The Dangers of Earmarking General Tax Revenue
    Earlier this month, in Tax-Exempt Status Benefits Aren’t Necessary Unless There is Net Income, I noted that calls to tax the NFL, and other tax-exempt sports leagues, make sense only if those leagues generate taxable income, but if…
Rank this Week: 448

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Sep 29

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, September 29, 2014

    Weekly News Wrap: Monday, September 29, 2014
    by An Hertogen by An Hertogen Your weekly selection of international law and international relations headlines from around the world: Africa The IMF has extended its zero-interest loans to Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia to provide support in…
  • Sep 29

    The Invention of the Khorasan Group and Non-Imminent Imminence

    The Invention of the Khorasan Group and Non-Imminent Imminence
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller I will be back blogging regularly soon, but I want to call readers’ attention to a phenomenal new article at the Intercept by Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain about how the US government has…
  • Sep 28

    Guest Post: ‘New Battlefields, Old Laws’ – Debate on the Future of the 2001 AUMF

    Guest Post: ‘New Battlefields, Old Laws’ – Debate on the Future of the 2001 AUMF
    by Myriam Feinberg by Myriam Feinberg [Myriam Feinberg is a Post-Doctoral Fellow of the GlobalTrust Project, Tel Aviv University (as of October 1, 2014)] As part of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism’s 14th Annual…
Rank this Week: 55

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/
  • Sep 29

    Time Management and Legal Research and Writing

    Time Management and Legal Research and Writing
    Time management and doctrinal classes can be challenging enough. However, when Legal Research and Writing assignments are thrown into the mix, your schedule can get even more challenging. First, create a weekly schedule as a way to…
  • Sep 27

    Director of Academic Excellence Position at WVU

    Director of Academic Excellence Position at WVU
    Job Description: Director of Academic Excellence West Virginia University College of law invites applications for the position of Director of the Academic Excellence Center (http://law.wvu.edu/academics/academic-excellence-center). The…
  • Sep 27

    Director of Bar Preparation and Support Position at NCCU

    Director of Bar Preparation and Support Position at NCCU
    Job Posting - Director of Bar Preparation and Support at NCCU School of Law North Carolina Central University School of Law is in the process of hiring a director of bar preparation and support. Information about the position is below....
Rank this Week: 655

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Sep 29

    China Tells UN that Sustainable Development Agenda Should Advance People's Wellbeing na

    China Tells UN that Sustainable Development Agenda Should Advance People's Wellbeing na
    The new sustainable development agenda should advance people’s wellbeing, promote inclusivity and ensure implementation, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told the United Nations General Assembly, delivering his country’s annual address to…
  • Sep 28

    A Peaceful Transition of Power in Afghanistan

    A Peaceful Transition of Power in Afghanistan
    Ashraf Ghani has been sworn in as the new president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, following the 13-year term of Hamid Karzai. In a power sharing agreement, Abdullah Abdullah has also been sworn in as the Chief Executive of...
  • Sep 25

    Ukraine's Prime Minister Tells United Nations that His Nation Will Remain United

    Ukraine's Prime Minister Tells United Nations that His Nation Will Remain United
    Telling the United Nations General Assembly that his country knows what terrorism is; “not merely in words but in practice,” Arseniy Yatsenuk, Prime Minister of Ukraine, reiterated his Government’s commitment to restore law and order…
Rank this Week: 165

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Sep 29

    Do BIDs Create Econimic Growth?

    Do BIDs Create Econimic Growth?
    The Journal of Planning Education and Research drops some knowledge: After the large scale abandonment of central cities in the 1950s-1970s, many urban municipalities lacked both vibrancy in their commercial districts and resources to…
  • Sep 29

    Allen on Property in Blackstone's Commentarie

    Allen on Property in Blackstone's Commentarie
    Jessie Allen (Pittsburgh) has posted Law and Artifice in Blackstone's Commentaries (Journal of Law) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: William Blackstone is often identified as a natural law thinker for whom property rights were preeminent, but…
  • Sep 26

    Mapping Brazil's Favela

    Mapping Brazil's Favela
    The Wall Street Journal looks at the promise and peril of making the favelas "official": For decades, favelas, the dense working-class neighborhoods that now house nearly a quarter of this city's population, didn't exist on city…
Rank this Week: 91

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/
  • Sep 29

    The U.S. and the World Program on Human Rights Education

    The U.S. and the World Program on Human Rights Education
    During the most recent session, the UN Human Rights Council adopted the plan of action for the third phase (2015–2019) of the World Programme for Human Rights Education. The World Programme is an ongoing initiative, structured in…
  • Sep 26

    Local Commissions Speak Out on Criminalization of Homelessness -- In Defense of Human Right

    Local Commissions Speak Out on Criminalization of Homelessness -- In Defense of Human Right
    by JoAnn Kamuf Ward Criminalization of homelessness in the U.S. is increasingly on the radar of the United Nations. On a positive note, this is the result of inspiring advocacy by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP)...
  • Sep 25

    Civil Society and the Convention Against Torture

    Civil Society and the Convention Against Torture
    Civil Society Groups Engage with the Convention Against Torture By Lia Lindsey, Kelleen Corrigan & Hayley Glennie In November, the Committee Against Torture (“the Committee”) will review the United States’ compliance…
Rank this Week: 4563

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Sep 29

    "The New Doctrinalism" at Penn Law

    &quot;The New Doctrinalism&quot; at Penn Law
    ...includes a paper presentation by Ben Zipursky ("Reasonableness in and out of Negligence Law") and Greg Keating as a panelist. The symposium is October 24th and 25th. The program is here and you can RSVP. Thanks to Karen Wong…
  • Sep 26

    PA: AG's Office Invokes Victim Fault in Rape Suit

    PA: AG's Office Invokes Victim Fault in Rape Suit
    A 24-year-old typist at a prison in Bellefonte, PA was brutally raped last year by one of the inmates. The inmate had been convicted three times previously of sex-related crimes and then transferred from a different prison for assaulting a...
  • Sep 25

    MS: Case to Determine Constitutionality of Non-Economic Damages Cap Settle

    MS: Case to Determine Constitutionality of Non-Economic Damages Cap Settle
    As I reported here, yesterday the Mississippi Supreme Court was supposed to hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of the state's $1M non-economic damages cap. Instead the parties filed a joint motion on September 17th representing they…
Rank this Week: 121

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/
  • Sep 29

    How Would the FDA Respond If We Had a Drug to Cure Aging? (Guest Post by Kira Peikoff)

    How Would the FDA Respond If We Had a Drug to Cure Aging? (Guest Post by Kira Peikoff)
    The following is a guest post by author Kira Peikoff, a former guest blogger here at NELB, and author of the new book, No Time to Die: In my new book NO TIME TO DIE (Kensington), a young woman has...
  • Sep 25

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Where Is The Brain In The Human Brain Project? Nature News In The Popular Press: Could Deep-Brain Stimulation Fortify Soldiers’ Minds? Scientific American Brain-to-Brain Communication Is Finally…
  • Sep 25

    "Can Experts Be Trusted and What Can Be Done About it? Insights from the Biases and Heuristics Literature"

    "Can Experts Be Trusted and What Can Be Done About it? Insights from the Biases and Heuristics Literature"
    Recently published in SSRN (and forthcoming in 'Nudging and the Law: A European Perspective'; Alberto Alemanno and Anne-Lise Sibony Eds. (HART, 2015): "Can Experts Be Trusted and What Can Be Done About it? Insights from the Biases and…
Rank this Week: 231

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Positivist Legal Ethics Theory and the Law Governing Lawyers: A Few Puzzles Worth Solving (by Amy Salyzyn)

    Positivist Legal Ethics Theory and the Law Governing Lawyers: A Few Puzzles Worth Solving (by Amy Salyzyn)
    (Note that this post, by Amy Salyzyn is an abbreviated version of a longer article with the same title that appears in Vol 42:4 Hofstra Law Review. Full citations appear in the original article) Broadly speaking, positivist accounts of…
  • Sep 28

    Abolitionist Ethic

    Abolitionist Ethic
    (Cross posted, with some changes, from The Faculty Lounge) John E. Cook served as John Brown's advance man and spy in Harper's Ferry, and he was initially one of only seven raiders who was not either killed or captured when...
  • Sep 28

    "Fictitious case to snare judge was elaborate"

    &quot;Fictitious case to snare judge was elaborate&quot;
    Story at Philly.com about the federal efforts to catch a suspected crooked state court judge through the use of a phantom arrest and staged criminal case. Query: is it ethical for a federal lawyer to participate in that? (h/t: How...
Rank this Week: 38

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 28

    WWJHED (What Would John Hart Ely Do) About Campaign Finance Regulation?

    WWJHED (What Would John Hart Ely Do) About Campaign Finance Regulation?
    By Michael DorfIn a terrific essay in The Atlantic last week, Garrett Epps took the opportunity of the lull before the start of the Supreme Court Term to note the seeming perversity of the Roberts Court's views about how to define…
  • Sep 26

    The Rhetoric vs. the Reality of the California Teacher Tenure Decision

    The Rhetoric vs. the Reality of the California Teacher Tenure Decision
    -- Posted by Neil H. Buchanan Last month, I wrote a series of posts (here, here, and here) in which I discussed the new tendency among "centrist" liberals to join in with conservatives to attack teachers' unions, and in particular to claim…
  • Sep 25

    Hobby Lobby Post-Mortem Part 11: How RFRA Connects Social Conservatism to Libertarianism

    Hobby Lobby Post-Mortem Part 11: How RFRA Connects Social Conservatism to Libertarianism
    by Michael DorfRegular readers of this blog will recall that in June and July, Professors Buchanan, Colb, and I wrote a series of ten posts on the Hobby Lobby case (found at 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10) as well as two Verdict…
Rank this Week: 230

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
Rank this Week: 1260

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/
  • Sep 28

    Overflowing Love

    Overflowing Love
    Our task on these days is to show mercy. We must understand mercy and its relation to justice as God understands it. We must recognize God’s image in each other. We must appreciate each other as the children whose birth brought delight…
  • Sep 25

    Church/State Cooperation in Germany: Good for Religion?

    Church/State Cooperation in Germany: Good for Religion?
    Religion is in terminal decline in many European countries, so I was surprised to learn that 59% of the population are registered Christians. I am surprised it is as high as it is, but it has been declining sharply this year. And that is…
  • Sep 22

    Wesleyan Orders Fraternities to be Co-Ed: Denial of Freedom of Association?

    Wesleyan Orders Fraternities to be Co-Ed: Denial of Freedom of Association?
    Wesleyan University has ruled that on campus fraternities must become co-ed over the next three years or forfeit access to meeting spaces and on campus housing. See here. Many will argue that this move violates freedom of association. Indeed…
Rank this Week: 341

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: 773

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 161

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    NYU-UCLA conference on Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    NYU-UCLA conference on Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    The conference is this Friday, 9 am - 4 pm, alas by invitation only due to space limitations (but we might be able to fit in a few more people), at NYU Law School.  Papers by Liam Murphy (philosophy), Suzanne Mettler (political science),…
  • Sep 26

    A short comment on baseball

    A short comment on baseball
    A now-mediocre player, on a now-mediocre team, gets a walk-off hit at home (apparently, his first such in 7 years) in a meaningless game. Fans go crazy. But living in the past turns sour at some point (as we Met fans well know)..
  • Sep 21

    Another long silence ...

    Another long silence ...
    While on sabbatical, I've been traveling again, mixed personal and work.  Recent locales: Paris, Giverny, Vienna, Budapest, now Vienna again, all fantastic places in very different ways.  I'll be back in NYC on Wednesday.While away,…
Rank this Week: 625

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
Rank this Week: 374

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/
  • Sep 28

    Former Execs From Wellcare Move to 11th Circuit

    Former Execs From Wellcare Move to 11th Circuit
    Former Wellcare executives, who were convicted, have filed their briefs in the 11th Circuit and a stron amici brief is accompanying them. One of the key issues comes from an 11th Circuit case United States v. Whiteside, where the court...
  • Sep 26

    Departure of Eric Holder - From a White Collar Crime Perspective

    Departure of Eric Holder - From a White Collar Crime Perspective
    Yesterday's announcement that Attorney General Eric Holder will be stepping down from his position makes one think back about all that he accomplished while in office. Many have been critical of his handling of white collar cases, but few…
  • Sep 18

    Appellate Court Reverses Conviction Based on Last-Minute Prosecutorial Provision of Brady Material "Buried" in Mass of Discovery

    Appellate Court Reverses Conviction Based on Last-Minute Prosecutorial Provision of Brady Material &quot;Buried&quot; in Mass of Discovery
    Two of the many issues relating to prosecutorial disclosure of Brady material are the timing of the disclosure and the identification of the material as exculpatory. Many, perhaps most, prosecutors believe that they have satisfied their…
Rank this Week: 46

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Sep 27

    Good Time in Wisconsin: Why and How

    Good Time in Wisconsin: Why and How
    In a couple of recent posts (here and here), I have discussed the possibility of Wisconsin reinstituting “good time.”  I have developed the argument for good time at much greater depth in a new article that is…
  • Sep 14

    “Good Time” in Washington: A Model for Wisconsin?

    “Good Time” in Washington: A Model for Wisconsin?
    In my previous post, I argued that Wisconsin should consider reinstituting “good time” for prisoners, that is, credits toward accelerated release that can be earned based on good behavior.  An established program that…
  • Sep 1

    Why No “Good Time” in Wisconsin?

    Why No “Good Time” in Wisconsin?
    Unlike most other states, Wisconsin does not recognize prisoners’ good behavior with credits toward accelerated release.  Wisconsin had such a “good time” program for well over a century, but eliminated it as part of…
Rank this Week: 1667

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: 216

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 27

    Didn't sign your LLC operating agreement? Think that'll get you off? Think again.

    Didn't sign your LLC operating agreement? Think that'll get you off? Think again.
    Both Francis Pileggi and Keith Paul Bishop recently addressed an interesting development in LLC law. Pileggi first: Seaport Village Ltd. v. Seaport Village Operating Company, LLC, et al.,C.A. No.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 26

    College, University, and Law School tuition and the problem of administrative bloat

    College, University, and Law School tuition and the problem of administrative bloat
    Here at the law school at which I'm employed, we've been talking budget issues. And I decided to throw myself under the bus by raising the question of whether administrative bloat is part of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 26

    Why I'm glad FBI Director James Comey hates iOS 8

    Why I'm glad FBI Director James Comey hates iOS 8
    Because I agree with David Post's excellent analysis, which you should go read. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 113

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

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

    What Do Education Lawyers Do?

    What Do Education Lawyers Do?
    The National School Board's Association has a web page dedicated to careers in Education Law which readers may find of interest, here. They describe what school board lawyers do in part, as follows: Advisers Guiding School Boards on Legal…
  • Sep 26

    Symposium: New York Times v. Sullivan

    Symposium: New York Times v. Sullivan
    Ronald K. L. Collins (Washington) has posted information about the symposium, "New York Times v. Sullivan At 50: Celebrating A Free Speech Landmark," hosted by the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications, at…
  • Sep 26

    School Law Job

    School Law Job
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Ideas

Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

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

    Concerning Politic

    Concerning Politic
    Somewhere in Robert Heinlein's Double Star, one of the better novels of one of the best SF authors of the Twentieth century, appears the following comment on the subject of politics:"It's rough and sometimes it's dirty and it's always hard…
  • Sep 24

    Adam Smith on the Subject of Laptops in the Classroom

    Adam Smith on the Subject of Laptops in the Classroom
    There has been a good deal of discussion of late of the question of whether students should be permitted to have laptops in the classroom, with professors concerned that the students might be reading email, checking Facebook, even looking at…
  • Sep 23

    Bitcoin, Anonymous ECash, and Strong Privacy

    Bitcoin, Anonymous ECash, and Strong Privacy
    I first wrote about the idea of strong privacy in an article published in 1996, almost twenty years ago, and have returned to the subject several times since. The basic idea, inspired by the work of members of the Cyperpunk mailing list, in…
Rank this Week: 1141

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/
Rank this Week: 398

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

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

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

    The Joe Frazier left hook

    The Joe Frazier left hook
    I'm a big fan of sports metaphors. With that, I present Samuel Thompson's New Inversions, the 'Joe Frazier Left Hook,' the IRS Notice, and Pfizer: Abstract: This article discusses the “New Inversions” many U.S. firms are engaging in, as…
  • Sep 23

    Vaughn gets the nod

    Vaughn gets the nod
    According to the Delaware Law Weekly, Gov. Markell has nominated Superior Court President Judge James T. Vaughn Jr. to replace retired Justice Carolyn Berger on the Delaware Supreme Court. -bjmq
  • Sep 23

    DG launches proxy contest in FDO

    DG launches proxy contest in FDO
    Last week Dollar General started soliciting "Gold" proxies (like golden tickets?) from Family Dollar shareholders in its campaign to vote down to have FDO shareholders vote down the Dollar Tree deal and accept its tender for Family…
Rank this Week: 108

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/
Rank this Week: 305

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Sep 25

    Gennaioli, Martin & Rossi on Government Bond

    Gennaioli, Martin &amp; Rossi on Government Bond
    Nicola Gennaioli, Alberto Martin, and Stefano Rossi have posted Banks, Government Bonds, and Default: What Do the Data Say? on SSRN with the following abstract: We analyze holdings of public bonds by over 20,000 banks in 191 countries, and…
  • Sep 25

    Chauhan & Gautam on Mutual Fund

    Chauhan &amp; Gautam on Mutual Fund
    Tarini Chauhan and Jayant Gautam have posted An Analysis of Performance of Mutual Funds: Public Sector vs Private Sector on SSRN with the following abstract: A mutual fund is a mechanism for pooling the resources by issuing units to the...
  • Sep 25

    Groshoff, Urien & Nguyen on Crowdfunding

    Groshoff, Urien &amp; Nguyen on Crowdfunding
    David Groshoff, Kurtis R. Urien, and Alex Nguyen have posted Crowdfunding 6.0: Does the SEC's FinTechLaw Failure Reveal the Agency’s True Mission to Protect — Solely Accredited — Investors? on SSRN with the following abstract: This…
Rank this Week: 94

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Sep 24

    Dr. Larry Arnn And Professor Stephen Smith On King Lear And Macbeth

    Dr. Larry Arnn And Professor Stephen Smith On King Lear And Macbeth
    HH: It is the last radio hour of the week. That means it’s time for our Hillsdale Dialogue, a conversation about the very best that the West has produced. And what a great week to be talking again with Dr. Larry Arnn, president of…
  • Sep 24

    Congressman Jim Jordan on The Benghazi Committee

    Congressman Jim Jordan on The Benghazi Committee
    Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan, a member of the Select Committee on Benghazi in the House, joined me Wednesday to talk about the hearing which began the Committee’s public proceedings and the schedule…
  • Sep 24

    Dexter Filkins on the Kurds and ISIS

    Dexter Filkins on the Kurds and ISIS
    The New Yorker’s Dexter Filkins joins me to open Wednesday’s show, talking about his long piece on the Kurds and ISIS from the current New Yorker. My own Townhall.com column charts how this election has turned into a national…
Rank this Week: 4385

Legislation Law Prof Blog

Legislation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Sara K. Rankin, Joel Rogers, Kevin Barry and Emily Benfer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legislation_law/
  • Sep 24

    The Scottish Independence Vote and the American Tea Party: What Do they Suggest for the Future of Government?

    The Scottish Independence Vote and the American Tea Party: What Do they Suggest for the Future of Government?
    At first blush, it seems that the vote for Independence in Scotland is miles away (or very far across the pond) from the Tea Party that has taken root in the United States. However, policy wonks suggest that the Scottish...
  • Sep 22

    Ever Heard of the Powell Memo?

    Ever Heard of the Powell Memo?
    Have you ever heard of the Powell memo? If not, take a moment to read on. The Powell memo refers to an August 23, 1971 “confidential memorandum” written by Lewis F. Powell, Jr., a corporate lawyer in Richmond Virginia, to...
  • Sep 22

    Environmental Policy: The People’s Climate March

    Environmental Policy: The People’s Climate March
    Sunday saw the largest-ever demonstration on climate change. Dubbed The People’s Climate March, the New York City event drew over 400,000 people. Protestors included politicians (Mayor Bill DeBlasio, former Vice President Al Gore, UN…
Rank this Week: 4644

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Sep 24

    HHS Issues Guidance Regarding HIPAA and Same Sex Marriage

    HHS Issues Guidance Regarding HIPAA and Same Sex Marriage
    Under HIPAA, patients' spouses and other family members have certain rights to access health information. In an important guidance document in the wake of United States v. Windsor, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at HHS has clarified that…
  • Sep 20

    Creighton University School of Law Position Opening - Health Law

    Creighton University School of Law Position Opening - Health Law
    CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a lateral tenured or tenure-track professor in health care law to join our faculty in Fall 2015. Applicants should have significant academic or practice experience in the business…
  • Sep 20

    Published This Week

    Published This Week
    Karen Jordan, Prehospital Resuscitation Decisions: Assessing the Risk of Legal Liability & Impact of TOR Guidelines, SSRN. Katherine A Curnow, Information, Power and Relationships: Minimising Barriers to Access to Justice for End of Life…
Rank this Week: 246