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Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Mar 5

    Cummings on Citizens United and the Tea Party Controversy

    Cummings on Citizens United and the Tea Party Controversy
    Readers interested in a non-inflammatory piece on the Tea Party controversy should take a look at "Citizens United Spurs Social Welfare," published in Tax Notes Today (subscription required) and authored by Jasper L. Cummings, Jr.…
  • Mar 4

    Donations to LA Mayor’s Charity Present Policy Question

    Donations to LA Mayor’s Charity Present Policy Question
    The Los Angeles Times is running a piece that calls into question the creation and use of charitable nonprofits by political leaders to raise money funding activities that accomplish the leaders’ agendas. The focus of the article is the…
  • Mar 4

    Governance Reforms of the Bernie Mac Foundation

    Governance Reforms of the Bernie Mac Foundation
    The Chicago Tribune reports that the Bernie Mac Foundation (“BMF”) has adopted numerous reforms to improve its governance following an audit by the Illinois Attorney General prompted by a journalistic probe by the Tribune. The need for…
Rank this Week: 500

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 466

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Mar 5

    Goodness and Entitlement

    Goodness and Entitlement
    Yesterday, Hugh called Hillary, “Two Rules” Clinton, noting how the Clinton’s have long operated as if the rules for everyone else were not necessarily the rules for themselves.  Tuesday, I drew a line from the how the…
  • Mar 4

    University of California, Irvine Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky On SecState Clinton’s Email

    University of California, Irvine Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky On SecState Clinton’s Email
    One half of the Smart Guys, Erwin, a man of the left, is very troubled by the news of 50,000 emails, and wants an explanation for why she violated the law. The Audio: 03-04hhs-chemerinsky The Transcript: HH: Joined now by Erwin Chemerinsky,…
  • Mar 4

    Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Larry Diamond On Hillary’s Email Problem And What Options We Have In Iran

    Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Larry Diamond On Hillary’s Email Problem And What Options We Have In Iran
    Very sobering conversation, both on the Hillary email scandal front as well as what options we have with Iran. The audio: 03-04hhs-diamond The transcript: HH: I’m joined by senior fellow, Larry Diamond, whose work is familiar with any…
Rank this Week: 1568

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Mar 5

    Child Support Amnesty

    Child Support Amnesty
    From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: With 2,070 outstanding bench warrants and more than $20 million owed in outstanding child support, the Allegheny County family court division this week will offer amnesty to those who turn themselves in. That…
  • Mar 4

    Divorced Catholic

    Divorced Catholic
    From The New York Times: Facing millions of divorced Catholics around the world, many of whom express frustration over their status in the church, the Vatican has begun a remarkable re-examination of the church’s treatment of worshipers…
  • Mar 3

    On Cohabitation

    On Cohabitation
    From New York Post: “What are the odds you’d be in this relationship if you weren’t living with your boyfriend or girlfriend?” That’s the question Scott Stanley asks people who cohabited before they got married. Stanley, the…
Rank this Week: 171

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Mar 5

    The SEC misspeaks about the effect of US v Newman on insider trading case

    The SEC misspeaks about the effect of US v Newman on insider trading case
    At the recent SEC Speaks conference: SEC Solicitor Jacob Stillman said the Newman decision would lead to confusion because it altered the recognized standard for the personal benefit that must be... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Mar 5

    The limits of corporate personhood: Can a corporation be an expert witness?

    The limits of corporate personhood: Can a corporation be an expert witness?
    Not in Delaware, as Jim Hamilton explains: Only a biological person can be an expert witness in Delaware under its Rules of Evidence, so the defendants in a shareholder litigation could not designate... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Mar 4

    James Park on Bondholders and Securities Class Action

    James Park on Bondholders and Securities Class Action
    My friend and UCLAW colleague James Park has posted his article Bondholders and Securities Class Actions (January 15, 2015), available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2550398. Here's the abstract:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
Rank this Week: 72

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 435

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 3559

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: 327

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: 205

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Mar 5

    Rabin on O'Connell

    Rabin on O'Connell
    Bob Rabin (Stanford) has posted to SSRN his contribution to the JTL's O'Connell tribute. Entitled Jeffrey O'Connell and the Compensation Principle in Accident Law: Institutional and Intellectual Perspectives, the abstract provides: In this…
  • Mar 4

    IA: Med Mal Early Offer Program Proposed

    IA: Med Mal Early Offer Program Proposed
    In Iowa, the medical community and trial lawyers have agreed to a voluntary early resolution program for medical malpractice cases; a Senate subcommittee has recommended passage. The bill's "Explanation" section provides: This bill…
  • Mar 3

    GA: Workers Comp-Style Med Mal Reform Bill Re-Introduced

    GA: Workers Comp-Style Med Mal Reform Bill Re-Introduced
    Last year, Georgia debated becoming the first state in the country to reform med mal along the lines of workers comp. The bill failed. Sen. Brandon Beach is introducing a similar bill, Senate Bill 86: Under the proposal, the new...
Rank this Week: 454

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 5

    On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law

    On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law
    Marek Martyniszyn (Queen's Belfast) and Maciej Bernatt (Warsaw) describe On Convergence with Hiccups. Recent Amendments to Poland's Competition Law. ABSTRACT: January 2015 marks entry into force of the 2014 Amendment Act, reforming Poland’s…
  • Mar 5

    Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective

    Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective
    Frederic Marty has a new paper (in French) on Airports, Low Cost Carriers, and State Aids : a Two-sided Market Perspective. ABSTRACT: A lot of cases had arouse in the past decade about agreements between regional airports and low-cost…
  • Mar 5

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market

    Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Market
    Daniel S. Hosken, Government of the United States of America - Federal Trade Commission and Steven Tenn, Charles River Associates analyze Horizontal Merger Analysis in Retail Markets. ABSTRACT: In this essay, we describe antitrust analysis of…
Rank this Week: 16

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Alabama Supreme Court Upholds State's Tuition and Scholarship Tax Credit Law

    Alabama Supreme Court Upholds State's Tuition and Scholarship Tax Credit Law
    In Magee v. Boyd, (AL Sup. Ct., March 2, 2015), the Alabama Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality under the state constitution of Alabama's law creating a refundable income tax credit to parent of students in failing schools to be…
  • Mar 5

    District Court Invalidates Nebraska Bans on Same-Sex Marriage

    District Court Invalidates Nebraska Bans on Same-Sex Marriage
    In Waters v. Ricketts, (D NE, March 2, 2015), a Nebraska federal district court issued a preliminary injunction, effective March 9, prohibiting enforcement of the state's laws that bar same-sex marriage and recognition of same-sex…
  • Mar 5

    6th Circuit En Banc Hears Arguments In Arab Festival Proselytization Case

    6th Circuit En Banc Hears Arguments In Arab Festival Proselytization Case
    Yesterday the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, heard oral arguments in Bible Believers vs Wayne County. (Audio of full oral arguments.)  In the case, a 3-judge panel last year, in a 2-1 decision, affirmed the…
Rank this Week: 26

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

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

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Mar 5

    Victims of Crime and the Justice System: Where are their rights?

    Victims of Crime and the Justice System: Where are their rights?
    While many of our rights and freedoms are entrenched in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Charter seemingly reflects the time period of that in which it was drafted. At the time the Charter was written, there was...
  • Mar 4

    The Right to be Tried Within a Reasonable Time

    The Right to be Tried Within a Reasonable Time
    Imagine that you were charged with an offence. In addition to the confusion, anger and perhaps the guilt you would experience, what about the process itself? Would you want the process to be drawn out? To have the charges hanging...
  • Mar 3

    Tuition in US Law Schools!!

    Tuition in US Law Schools!!
    Elite law schools' tuition has now reached $55,000: Tuition at U.S. law schools continues to increase even as demand for law degrees declines. And the increases are particularly pronounced at the elite schools that send the most graduates…
Rank this Week: 1169

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Mar 5

    On the Terror of Renting Your Home

    On the Terror of Renting Your Home
    Penny Anderson on the feelings of insecurity that arise when tenure is insecure: My bedroom has three dirty, off-white walls (magnolia – the blandness of choice for buy to let rentiers) while one (just one) wall is a vibrant, intrusive...
  • Mar 5

    Layard & Milling on Protest and the Planning Proce

    Layard & Milling on Protest and the Planning Proce
    Antonia Layard (Bristol) & Jane Milling (Independent) have posted Creative Place-Making: Where Legal Geography Meets Legal Consciousness (Book Chapter) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: This chapter investigates how creative participation in…
  • Mar 5

    Eagle on Engineering Urban Densification

    Eagle on Engineering Urban Densification
    Steven Eagle (George Mason) has posted On Engineering Urban Densification (Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal) on SSRN. Here's the abstract: City planning in America began as a Progressive Era exercise, intended to pre-serve…
Rank this Week: 159

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/
  • Mar 5

    Gender Equality in Immigration Law

    Gender Equality in Immigration Law
    Mariela Oliveras (Howard), Unreformed: Towards Gender Equality in Immigration Law, Chapman L. Rev. (2015). From the Abstract: This Article advocates for comprehensive immigration reform that encompasses gender equality by including…
  • Mar 5

    Book Review: Black Women, Mothering and the Academy

    Book Review: Black Women, Mothering and the Academy
    Nicole Truesdell, Motherhood in the Ivory Tower Nzinga-Johnson, Sekile. Laboring Positions. Black Women, Mothering and the Academy. 2013. Demeter Press: Ontario When I offered to review Nzinga-Johnson’s 2013 edited volume on Black women and…
  • Mar 5

    Fammigration

    Fammigration
    You can come, but you can't leave. Domestic Violence Survivor Found Guilty of Abduction for Fleeing with Daughter, May be Deported A unanimous jury found Korean immigrant detainee and domestic violence survivor Nan-Hui Jo guilty Tuesday of…
Rank this Week: 2849

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/
  • Mar 5

    King v. Burwell, Human Rights and the Four Word

    King v. Burwell, Human Rights and the Four Word
    Yesterday's Supreme Court argument in King v. Burwell focused on the interpretation of just four words -- "established by the state" -- buried in the mega-statute that is the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Hanging on the Court's interpretation of…
  • Mar 4

    Acknowledging Progress on Human Right

    Acknowledging Progress on Human Right
    by Jonathan Todres A friend, who is in Lithuania to teach an international litigation course, recently shared photos of his visit to the Ninth Fort in Kaunas. The Ninth Fort was the site of Nazi executions of Jews and others....
  • Mar 3

    International Human Rights and Constitutional Transformation -- New Scholarship

    International Human Rights and Constitutional Transformation -- New Scholarship
    Professor David Sloss of Santa Clara Law School, has just posted a fascinating study and re-thinking of the relationship between U.S. constitutional race jurisprudence and international human rights law, titled How International Human Rights…
Rank this Week: 2858

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: 360

Irish Law Updates

Irish Law Updates

Updates on Irish and Northern Irish Law. By Darius Whelan.

http://www.ucc.ie/law/irishlaw/blogger/blogger.html
  • Mar 5

    Reforming the Mental Health Act 2001

    Reforming the Mental Health Act 2001
    The Report of the Expert Group on the Review of the Mental Health Act 2001 has been published today.  The press release is here.  The full report is available here.  For reaction from Mental Health Reform and Amnesty…
  • Feb 26

    Schools Admissions and the Equal Status Act

    Schools Admissions and the Equal Status Act
    I have written a short piece for the Irish Times concerning school admissions and the Equal Status Act.  The article has been published here.  I may in due course develop this into a longer article for a journal in which I can…
  • Feb 12

    Gender Equality in Promotion

    Gender Equality in Promotion
    The case of Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, who successfully claimed gender discrimination concerning the senior lecturer promotions process in NUI Galway, has been widely reported in the media.  This case illustrates a number of key…
Rank this Week: 2265

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Mar 5

    IACHR Requests Adoption of Precautionary Measures in Two Case

    IACHR Requests Adoption of Precautionary Measures in Two Case
    Over the course of the last week, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR or Commission) has adopted precautionary measures in two cases - one involving Mexico and the other involving Venezuela. On February 25, 2015, the…
  • Mar 4

    Call for Presenters: Global Legal Skills Conference

    Call for Presenters: Global Legal Skills Conference
    The Global Legal Skills conference, in its 10th year, will be held in Chicago, the city of its origin. The Conference began in Chicago at The John Marshall Law School, where it was held three times. It has also traveled...
  • Mar 4

    Extraordinary Chambers for Cambodia Charges Two New Suspect

    Extraordinary Chambers for Cambodia Charges Two New Suspect
    Yesterday, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) brought charges against two new suspects in only the third and fourth cases to be heard by the tribunal. The ECCC announced that former Khmer Rouge navy chief Meas Muth...
Rank this Week: 441

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/
  • Mar 4

    NY Appellate Court Upholds Denial of Variances for Accessory Structure

    NY Appellate Court Upholds Denial of Variances for Accessory Structure
    Following the denial by the zoning board of an application for certain setback and area variances for a second-story addition to an accessory building, and an affirmance by the trial court, petitioner appealed. The appellate court affirmed…
  • Mar 3

    CA Appeals Court Finds Bias on the Part of Councilmember in Effort to Overturn Decision of Planning Commission

    CA Appeals Court Finds Bias on the Part of Councilmember in Effort to Overturn Decision of Planning Commission
    Woody’s Group Inc. owned Woody’s Wharf a long-established restaurant overlooking the harbor in Newport Beach, California.. It has been open late on weekends and has allowed interior dancing since its inception. The neighborhood…
  • Mar 2

    CT Superior Court Dismisses Claim of Zoning Officer Bia

    CT Superior Court Dismisses Claim of Zoning Officer Bia
    The Town of Chaplin enacted a zoning ordinance and implementing regulations in 1980, and the planning and zoning commission amended the regulations numerous times since. This suit arose out of an attempt to amend the regulations once again,…
Rank this Week: 924

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
Rank this Week: 1497

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/
  • Mar 4

    Scott Walker Now Supports 20-Week Abortion Ban

    Scott Walker Now Supports 20-Week Abortion Ban
    The Huffington Post: Scott Walker Pumps Up Anti-Abortion Cred By Backing 20-Week Ban, by Lydia O'Connor: Days after coming under conservative fire for making vaguely pro-choice comments, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) released a letter…
  • Mar 4

    Multiple Abortion Restrictions in Ohio Reduce Acce

    Multiple Abortion Restrictions in Ohio Reduce Acce
    NPR - blog: Abortion Restrictions Complicate Access For Ohio Women, by Jennifer Ludden: Ohio may not have gotten the national attention of say, Texas, but a steady stream of abortion restrictions over the past four years has helped close…
  • Mar 4

    Obama's Tenure a Disappointment on Reproductive Health and Right

    Obama's Tenure a Disappointment on Reproductive Health and Right
    The Hill - Congress Blog: The hard truth about reproductive health under Obama, by Jon O'Brien: There’s no doubt that the election and reelection of Barack Obama will always and rightfully be remembered as groundbreaking, historical wins.…
Rank this Week: 69

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/
  • Mar 4

    The Market for Business Law Jobs: What Does It Really Look Like?

    The Market for Business Law Jobs: What Does It Really Look Like?
    In response to my earlier post entitled "So . . . You Think You Want a Business Law Job . . . .," a reader commented as follows: I have also seen the shift of students in my college going...
  • Mar 3

    A Delaware Law Insider: A Nexus between Shareholder Activism & Hobby Lobby?

    A Delaware Law Insider: A Nexus between Shareholder Activism & Hobby Lobby?
    The Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law recently published a March 6, 2014, lecture from Former Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Myron T. Steele, Continuity and Change in Delaware Corporate Law Jurisprudence (available on…
  • Mar 3

    A quick plug

    A quick plug
    I finally got it together and opened an account on SSRN (I know, I know), and posted two of my forthcoming pieces there. The first, Searching for Market Efficiency, is a very short comment that will be published in the...
Rank this Week: 257

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Mar 4

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of Ammunition Regulation

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of Ammunition Regulation
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Fyock v. City of Sunnyvale, the Ninth Circuit upheld the constitutionality of a voter initiative, Measure C, prohibiting possession of "a…
  • Mar 4

    Obamacare Subsidies May Turn on Federalism, Constitutional Avoidance

    Obamacare Subsidies May Turn on Federalism, Constitutional Avoidance
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in King v. Burwell, the case testing whether IRS tax subsidies to health-insurance purchasers on a federally-facilitated exchange violate the ACA. We…
  • Mar 3

    Alabama Supreme Court Orders Probate Judges to Discontinue Issuing Same-Sex Marriage License

    Alabama Supreme Court Orders Probate Judges to Discontinue Issuing Same-Sex Marriage License
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In a per curiam opinion in excess of 130 pages, the Alabama Supreme Court has ordered certain probate judges to 'discontinue the issuance of marriage licenses to…
Rank this Week: 179

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

Covers the Confrontation Clause and developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). By University of Michigan Law Professor Richard D. Friedman.

http://confrontationright.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Solemnity

    Solemnity
    When the Supreme Court first mentioned solemnity as a criterion for determining whether a statement is testimonial, I thought that it was misplaced:  It’s not as if one has to be solemn to be a witness.   If…
  • Mar 3

    Thinking past Clark: Make that Due Process demand now! (And what to demand.)

    Thinking past Clark: Make that Due Process demand now! (And what to demand.)
    Let’s assume that the Supreme Court holds in Ohio v. Clark that there was no Confrontation Clause violation when the trial court admitted evidence of three-year-old L.P.’s out-of-court statement, even though L.P. not only did not…
  • Mar 2

    The Clark argument

    The Clark argument
    I attended the argument in Ohio v. Clark today.  I thought the case was well argued on all sides (including by Mathew Meyer for the State; he was put on the case, as I understand it, only seven days ago).  Here are a few…
Rank this Week: 1485

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/
  • Mar 4

    ABA Student Writing Competition

    ABA Student Writing Competition
    The ABA Section on Environmental, Energy, and Resources just announced a student writing competition. Here's the blurb, with details about where to submit and what you can win: The Alternative Dispute Committee is pleased to announce the 2015…
  • Feb 24

    Dams, Environmental Trading Systems, and the Future of Hydropower

    Dams, Environmental Trading Systems, and the Future of Hydropower
    Several months ago, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz made waves with a bold prediction: the United States could double its hydropower capacity by 2030. And that doubling, the Department of Energy argues, could be sustainable. If that…
  • Feb 24

    D.C. Circuit Rejects Challenge to FERC Order Approving Cost Pooling Agreement for Trans Alaska Pipeline

    D.C. Circuit Rejects Challenge to FERC Order Approving Cost Pooling Agreement for Trans Alaska Pipeline
    On February 20, the D.C. Circuit (Griffith, Kavanaugh, Wilkins) issued a decision in Tesoro Alaska Co. v. FERC. Tesoro Alaska and Anadarko Petroleum ship oil on the Trans Alaska Pipeline System between points within Alaska. In 2013, FERC…
Rank this Week: 641

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: 516

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

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

http://www.concurringopinions.com
Rank this Week: 50

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Mar 4

    Does E-commerce Personalization Make All Consumers Vulnerable Consumers?

    Does E-commerce Personalization Make All Consumers Vulnerable Consumers?
    It is the first week of March, which in the U.S. means it is also National Consumer Protection Week. This coordinated annual effort encourages people to assert their rights in the marketplace and make better informed consumer decisions. While…
  • Mar 4

    Spain: The Right to Be Forgotten Does Not Apply to Blogger

    Spain: The Right to Be Forgotten Does Not Apply to Blogger
    In a recently reported ruling, the Spanish National High Court held that Google is not responsible for the processing of personal data on blog hosted on Google’s owned Blogger, and therefore, that the so called “right to be…
  • Mar 2

    Whatsapp at Risk of Suspension of Services in Brazil

    Whatsapp at Risk of Suspension of Services in Brazil
    A few weeks ago, a judge of the state of Piauí, in Brazil, ordered Whatsapp to suspend its activities in the country. The judge has also issued orders for the suspension of the service to all telecommunication service providers,…
Rank this Week: 240

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

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

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Mar 4

    Adware Advertiser Sidesteps Liability

    Adware Advertiser Sidesteps Liability
    This case involves a browser plug-in from IMS, whose affiliates allegedly surreptitiously installed the plug-in on users’ computers. The plug-in allegedly caused pop-up ads to appear when users visited designated websites. Reed Elsevier…
  • Feb 25

    Which Was Dumber–Trash-Talking Tweeting, Or The Decision To Prosecute For It?

    Which Was Dumber–Trash-Talking Tweeting, Or The Decision To Prosecute For It?
    Robert Metzinger made the following four tweets during the 2013 World Series in St. Louis: Going to be tailgating with a #PressureCooker during games 3-4-5 in #STL during #WorldSeries. #STLStrong #GoCards #postseason from Springfield, MO.…
  • Feb 25

    Blogiversary Bonus! A Video Interview About the Blog

    Blogiversary Bonus! A Video Interview About the Blog
    Earlier this month, we celebrated the blog’s 10 year anniversary. In preparation for the anniversary, my RA Addam suggested making a video to help celebrate. After all, we don’t normally generate video content, so I thought it…
Rank this Week: 316

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 458

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

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

    Child Pornography, the Alford Plea and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

    Child Pornography, the Alford Plea and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
    After Joshua Zachary Matter was “charged with two felonies for possession and dissemination of pornography on a computer”, he agreed toenter an Alford pleato the possession-related charge in exchange for the state's…
  • Mar 2

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"
    For reasons we will get to in a moment, the State of Missouri charged Robert Metzinger with “making a terroristic threat under [Missouri Revised Statutes] § 574.115(4).”  State v. Metzinger, 2015 WL 790463 (Missouri…
  • Feb 27

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"
    After Caryn Aline Nascimento was “convicted of one count of aggravated first-degree theft and one count of computer crime”, she appealed.  State v. Nascimento, 2015 WL 465188 (Court of Appeals of Oregon2015).  On appeal,…
Rank this Week: 541

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/
  • Mar 4

    It’s Not Your Principal Residence If You’ve Never Lived There

    It’s Not Your Principal Residence If You’ve Never Lived There
    A recent case, Villegas v. Comr., T.C. Memo 2015-33, demonstrates a very basic principle applicable to the section 121 exclusion from gross income of gain from the sale of a principal residence. A residence is not a principle residence if the…
  • Mar 2

    Tax Revenue and Structural Deficit

    Tax Revenue and Structural Deficit
    As mentioned in this article, Pennsylvania faces a deficit of $2.3 billion in its budget. The deficit is structural, that is, it reflects revenues and spending that persist from year to year. There are only two ways to eliminate structural…
  • Feb 27

    Testing Tax Knowledge

    Testing Tax Knowledge
    According to a report on a recent NerdWallet survey, “[m]ost American adults get an ‘F’ in understanding income tax basics.” The survey posed 10 questions to 1,015 people. The average score was 51 percent.Readers of…
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Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Mar 3

    Alabama Supreme Court Issues Writ of Mandamus, Enjoins Probate Judges from Issuing Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couple

    Alabama Supreme Court Issues Writ of Mandamus, Enjoins Probate Judges from Issuing Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couple
    This evening the Alabama Supreme Court granted the petition for a writ of mandamus that had been filed earlier this month by two groups opposing same-sex marriage, purporting to be “relators” for the State of Alabama. Here is the…
  • Mar 2

    The Dress, Justice Holmes & Erie

    The Dress, Justice Holmes & Erie
    What’s the half-life for internet-breaking social media sensations these days? It seems to get shorter and shorter, so I figured I should address #TheDress sooner rather than later. Is it White & Gold, or Blue & Black? For all…
  • Feb 28

    House Committee Hearing on CAFA Dominated by US Chamber of Commerce

    House Committee Hearing on CAFA Dominated by US Chamber of Commerce
    I wanted to post a quick blurb about my testimony yesterday before the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice of the House Judiciary Committee in the hearing on The State of Class Actions Ten Years After the Class Action...
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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/
  • Mar 3

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate
    Yesterday I attended the Coral Gables Forum candidates’ debate for Coral Gables Commission Group V election. This is the race with the most candidates, making the events most difficult – they’re not real debates, and every…
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
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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/
  • Mar 3

    NASAA Offers Legislative Agenda for 114th Congre

    NASAA Offers Legislative Agenda for 114th Congre
    Details available here.
  • Mar 3

    This Week in Securities Litigation

    This Week in Securities Litigation
    The SEC Actions Blog has compiled This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending February 27, 2015).
  • Feb 23

    SEC Speaks 2015

    SEC Speaks 2015
    At SEC Speaks 2015 on February 20, 2015 in Washington, D.C., Chair Mary Jo White, Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar, Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher, Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar, and Commissioner Kara M. Stein delivered remarks. The texts of…
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Constitutionalism & Democracy

Constitutionalism & Democracy

A law blog by Albany Law School Professor Stephen Gottlieb and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship James Gathii

http://constitutionalismanddemocracy.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 3

    Israel, Iran and American Diplomacy

    Israel, Iran and American Diplomacy
    Some people are angry at Israel because they are against Israel. But some of us are angry because we care so much about its survival and think it is being stupid. Popular foreign policy here and everywhere is about waving swords and shooting…
  • Feb 24

    World-Wide Radiance of the American Melting Pot

    World-Wide Radiance of the American Melting Pot
    In this world the grossest of inhumanity is euphemistically described as ethnic cleansing. The mutli-directional genocide of the old Yugoslavia has become routine. Boko Haram takes aim at education and at religious difference in Africa,…
  • Feb 17

    The American Melting Pot

    The American Melting Pot
    I’d like to share with you some thoughts that came out of a short piece I was asked to write about the Roberts Court. I’d like to dedicate this commentary to Yusor Abu-Salha, who spoke on NPR’s Story Corps about how…
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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
  • Mar 3

    Panel: "Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings"

    Panel: "Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings"
    This panel was moderated by Professor Siegler and included Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone. The event took place on February 4, 2015. It was presented by BLSA in partnership with the Law School and…
  • Feb 11

    A Conversation With Elena Kagan

    A Conversation With Elena Kagan
    In a conversation with David A. Strauss, Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan reflects on decision-making, persuasion, and hunting with Scalia. This event took place on February 2, 2015,…
  • Feb 4

    Will the Supreme Court Make Disparate Impact Disappear?

    Will the Supreme Court Make Disparate Impact Disappear?
    A panel discussion with John Relman, Jeff Leslie, Lee Fennell, and Tara Ramchandani As part of the Law School's Diversity Month, the panelists discuss the pending Supreme Court Case, "Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The…
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Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

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

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Mar 3

    Starting with WHY — Building Curriculum for Clinic-wide Orientation

    Starting with WHY — Building Curriculum for Clinic-wide Orientation
    My clinical colleagues and I are planning to convert an Orientation that we currently jointly teach into a 2-credit Clinic Orientation module. The Orientation typically includes a mixture of joint classes and smaller individual clinic-focused…
  • Mar 2

    Teaching “Doing” as a Lawyer During Law School – Steven Friedland

    Teaching “Doing” as a Lawyer During Law School – Steven Friedland
    In doctrinal courses, we are used to teaching students to think critically, an activity often referred to in the legal education domain as “thinking like a lawyer.” This thinking component is central to what lawyers do. But Lee…
  • Feb 23

    CSALE 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education – by Mary Lynch

    CSALE 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education – by Mary Lynch
    The Center for the Study of Applied Legal Education’s (CSALE) 2013-14 Survey of Applied Legal Education is now available on CSALE’s website http://www.csale.org/results.html and on…
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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/
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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/
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Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    UNH Law and Sports Illustrated Pro Sports Law Panel on Thursday, March 5

    UNH Law and Sports Illustrated Pro Sports Law Panel on Thursday, March 5
    If you're in New England, we have a great professional sports law panel coming up this Thursday at the University of New Hampshire School of Law with topics including analysis of Donald Sterling, Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson controversies as…
  • Feb 28

    Kingsford Charcoal Should Use Images of Current Athlete

    Kingsford Charcoal Should Use Images of Current Athlete
    The media is all over Kingsford Charcoal's decision to use Ed O'Bannon's image on its product and pay him for it.  If Kingsford, or any other company, is interested in drawing even more publicity to their product, they should use…
  • Feb 27

    Legal aftermath of Adrian Peterson decision

    Legal aftermath of Adrian Peterson decision
    In a new Sports Illustrated article, I write about the legal consequences to U.S. District Judge David Doty vacating an aberration award in favor of the NFL's suspension of Adrian Peterson and the NFL swiftly petitioning the U.S. Court of…
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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/
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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/
  • Mar 2

    An American Law Professor in China; Eventually Chinese Lawyers in America?

    An American Law Professor in China; Eventually Chinese Lawyers in America?
    I had the honor of teaching at the Peking University School of Transnational Law in its inaugural year. The oldest university on mainland China has had a law school for some time, but it decided to establish a unique law...
  • Mar 2

    Champions of Justice Interview with Dean Gilbert Holme

    Champions of Justice Interview with Dean Gilbert Holme
    Excellent interview with Dean Holmes (LaVerne). http://www.girardikeese.com/Audio/champions-of-justice-20150221.mp3
  • Mar 2

    MacArthur Foundation Supports Chicago Incubator Program

    MacArthur Foundation Supports Chicago Incubator Program
    I have been fortunate enough to serve on an advisory board to the Justice Entreprenuers Project, an incubator program established by the Chicago Bar Foundation to assist law school graduates in developing law practices for low and moderate…
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Ideas

Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

http://daviddfriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Redit AMA planned for this Wednesday

    Redit AMA planned for this Wednesday
    2 P.M. PST.For the reason see.
  • Feb 18

    Exploiting my Thirty Minutes of Fame

    Exploiting my Thirty Minutes of Fame
    Someone recently posted, somewhere online, a picture of me playing World of Warcraft while listening to a talk at the International Students for Liberty conference last weekend. It got quite a lot of attention, including, I am told, "over…
  • Feb 13

    Wanted: A Better Shower Controller

    Wanted: A Better Shower Controller
    Taking a shower this morning I was struck, not for the first time, by how badly designed the mechanism for controlling the temperature is. Turn it a little to the right and the shower is uncomfortably hot. Turn it just a little back to the…
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