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Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

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

    Arkansas Law Review Symposium Issue - Education: The New Civil Right

    Arkansas Law Review Symposium Issue - Education: The New Civil Right
    The Arkansas Law Review's education symposium issue with articles discussing the theme “Education: The New Civil Right,” 68 Ark. L. Rev. 83, 100 (2015), is now available on Westlaw and Lexis. Excerpted from the symposium issue’s…
  • May 1

    Office for Civil Rights Releases Report to Congress: This Time It Is a Must Read

    Office for Civil Rights Releases Report to Congress: This Time It Is a Must Read
    The Office for Civil Rights has released its 2013-2014 report to Congress and the President. From my perspective, past reports have been dense and un-illuminating. This current one strikes a very different approach. First, it is very well…
  • Apr 30

    Department of Education's New Special Education Funding Rule by Mark Weber

    Department of Education's New Special Education Funding Rule by Mark Weber
    On Tuesday, April 28, the Department of Education issued a final rule covering maintenance of effort (sometimes called “nonsupplanting”) by school districts and other local education agencies in connection with Individuals with…
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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/
  • May 1

    "Framing the Debate: Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury"

    "Framing the Debate: Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury"
    "Framing the Debate: Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury" by L. Syd M. Johnson, Brad Partridge, and Frederic Gilbert has been published in the most recent issue in Neuroethics: Abstract Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)…
  • Apr 30

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): This Is a Baby’s Brain on Pain, TIME In The Popular Press: The Brain of a Tinnitus Sufferer, New York Times Sugar as a Stress Reliever, New York Times: Well Blog Neurons Rewrite Their DNA...
  • Apr 30

    "The Myth of the Double-Edged Sword: An Empirical Study of Neuroscience Evidence in Criminal Cases"

    "The Myth of the Double-Edged Sword: An Empirical Study of Neuroscience Evidence in Criminal Cases"
    Recently published in SSRN (and recently published in 56 Boston College Law Review 493-551 (2015)): "The Myth of the Double-Edged Sword: An Empirical Study of Neuroscience Evidence in Criminal Cases" DEBORAH W. DENNO, Fordham University…
Rank this Week: 384

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • May 1

    Men, Women Want Sex at Opposite Times of Day: Survey

    Men, Women Want Sex at Opposite Times of Day: Survey
    According to the survey, men and women aren't in sync in the bedroom when it comes to the optimum "Sex O'Clock," the Telegraph reports. Men feel most frisky between 6am and 9am, while women are feeling the love way into...
  • May 1

    Thousands of new Lerner emails found | TheHill

    Thousands of new Lerner emails found | TheHill
    An inspector general investigating the IRS’s improper scrutiny of Tea Party groups has found thousands of emails from Lois Lerner, the agency official at the center of that controversy, according to committees involved in the probe. via…
  • May 1

    Peter Thiel talk in London on business and politics - Business Insider

    Peter Thiel talk in London on business and politics - Business Insider
    "Thinking for oneself is easy to say but hard to do. There's a strange phenomenon in Silicon Valley where large levels of successful founders seem to have Asperger's. You can turn that around as an indictment of society. What is...
Rank this Week: 162

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • 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…
  • Apr 30

    Corporate Speech and the First Amendment

    Corporate Speech and the First Amendment
    John C. Coates, IV, Harvard Law School, has published Corporate Speech and the First Amendment: History, Data, and Implications. Here is the abstract. This Article draws on empirical analysis, history, and economic theory to show that…
Rank this Week: 295

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

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

    IP and Other Regulation

    IP and Other Regulation
    Mark Lemley, Stanford has a new paper on IP and Other Regulations. ABSTRACT: Intellectual property (IP) is a form of regulation. Once we understand IP laws as government social policies that seek to alter market outcomes, we can start to...
  • May 1

    A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry
    Francesco Montanaro, Universite Paris II - Pantheon-Assas; Bocconi University and Fabrizio Esposito, European University Institute describe A Fistful of Euros: EU Competition Policy and Reverse Payments in the Pharmaceutical Industry.…
  • May 1

    Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction

    Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction
    Eric Hadmann Jasper, IESB - Instituto de Educacao Superior de Brasília offers Cartel Damages Litigation in Brazil: A Brief Introduction. ABSTRACT: As Brazilian antitrust authorities continue to look to the American experience and encourage…
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • May 1

    Land Use Articles Posted to SSRN in April

    Land Use Articles Posted to SSRN in April
    I'm trying something new this month, which is to highlight articles posted to the Property, Land Use & Real Estate Law eJournal in the month of April. To me, this seems an improvement over the previous search I used to...
  • Apr 30

    Macro-Level Determinants of Local Government Interaction

    Macro-Level Determinants of Local Government Interaction
    Fragmentation of local governments remains a key issue for land use law. A new research note by Rebecca Hendrick and Yu Shi, Macro-Level Determinants of Local Government Interaction: How Metropolitan Regions in the United States Compare,…
  • Apr 29

    ALPS is this weekend in Athens, Georgia

    ALPS is this weekend in Athens, Georgia
    ALPS is this weekend in Athens, Georgia. Download ALPS Final Schedule here. Wish I could be there...next time.
Rank this Week: 281

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: 480

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 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:…
  • Apr 28

    Ten Shocking Facts about Baltimore

    Ten Shocking Facts about Baltimore
    Were you shocked at the disruption in Baltimore? What is more shocking is daily life in Baltimore, a city of 622,000 which is 63 percent African American. Here are ten numbers that tell some of the story. 5 Blacks in Baltimore are more than…
  • Apr 21

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

    The Non-Aligned Movement & the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Collective Withdrawal?
    At the Arms Control Law blog, Dan Joyner blog provocatively 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…
Rank this Week: 292

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: 810

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Apr 27

    Cell Tower Dumps, the 4th Amendment and the Stored Communications Act

    Cell Tower Dumps, the 4th Amendment and the Stored Communications Act
    This post examines a recent opinion from a U.S. Magistrate Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas:  In re Application for Cell Tower Records, 2015 WL 1022018 (2015).  He begins by explaining how…
Rank this Week: 646

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    The NCAA: What IS Their Mission?

    The NCAA: What IS Their Mission?
    If you visit the NCAA's homepage, the organization boldly declares "Student-athlete success on the field, in the classroom and in life is at the heart of our mission."Let's evaluate that claim with two recent statements made by the…
  • Apr 28

    Aesthetic rule

    Aesthetic rule
    Slate's Hang Up and Listen devoted its first segment to the (problem?) of a Hack-a-[Blank], thr strategy of intentionally fouling a poor free throw shooter away from the ball throughout the game. They discuss whether it works, whether it…
  • Apr 28

    MLBPA & Reducing Player Contract

    MLBPA & Reducing Player Contract
    After a crippling loss to the New York Yankees in October 2003, several months later the Boston Red Sox reached an agreement to send Manny Ramirez to the Texas Rangers for Alex Rodriguez. [For more on the entire non-trade and an ESPN 30 for…
Rank this Week: 639

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 1

    The Friday Fillip: Crawl

    The Friday Fillip: Crawl
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, interrupted occasionally by a reference you might like to follow up. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as…
  • May 1

    One Search to Rule Them All

    One Search to Rule Them All
    Lawyers need to find information, the faster the better. As the years go by, your electronic files expand and your ability to retrieve information quickly can suffer. I’ve already looked at desktop search by itself and want to look at…
  • Apr 30

    The Unasked Issue in the Benchers’ Election

    The Unasked Issue in the Benchers’ Election
    Our non-Ontario readers will be thrilled that in an hour the polls close and you won’t have interminable discussions about Ontario’s election and its implications. This post responds to and builds on Mitch’s prescient post…
Rank this Week: 38

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

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

    Caveat Vendor in a Banksy Sale in Gaza?

    Caveat Vendor in a Banksy Sale in Gaza?
    In March, while I was co-teaching a course called International Humanitarian Law in Israel and Palestine with Professor Yaël Ronen, I visited Bethlehem with my students. Among other things, we saw the image at left, attributed to Banksy, on…
  • Apr 30

    Siloing: The Next Unneeded Import from Undergraduate Education

    Siloing: The Next Unneeded Import from Undergraduate Education
    Silos, by Scott Davis I don't know if this is a thing yet, and I hope it doesn't become one, but I have been hearing, here and there, from people involved in legal education reform, that we need to combat...
  • Apr 29

    New in Print

    New in Print
    I am happy to see a publication by my colleague Faisal Kutty (pictured) gracing this list of recent publications. Way to go, Faisal! Hiro N. Aragaki, The Federal Arbitration Act as Procedural Reform. 89 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1939 (2014) Robert...
Rank this Week: 116

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 1

    Last Hope For Justice

    Last Hope For Justice
    The District of Columbia Court of Appeals will face a formidable task in reviewing the execrable Worst Report in its disciplinary history when it hears oral argument on June 3, 2015 in the case of In re Szymkovicz et al....
  • May 1

    Tax Avoidance Advice Suit May Proceed

    Tax Avoidance Advice Suit May Proceed
    Claims by the heirs to the Johnson & Johnson fortune against Proskauer Rose LLP on allegations of fraud, excessive legal fees and unjust enrichment may go forward, according to a decision yesterday by the New York Appellate Division for…
  • May 1

    Plead No More

    Plead No More
    The Ohio Supreme Court has enjoined further unauthorized law practice by a non-lawyer who signed a pleading on behalf of his girlfriend VanLandingham has never been admitted to the practice of law in Ohio and is not otherwise authorized to...
Rank this Week: 205

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 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…
  • Apr 27

    Perhaps a Reason the Rich Think They Don’t Have Enough?

    Perhaps a Reason the Rich Think They Don’t Have Enough?
    One of the forces that has shaped federal and some state tax policies during the past decade is the unflagging efforts of the ultra-rich, or at least most of them, and their fans and hired hands, to reduce their tax liabilities to zero and to…
Rank this Week: 2770

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Apr 29

    An idea whose time has gone

    An idea whose time has gone
    Nothing is stronger than an idea whose time has gone. Yesterday’s Supreme Court argument showed as clearly as anything could have that same-sex marriage will prevail, not only because of the strength of its arguments, but because those…
  • Apr 22

    Is the First Amendment Being Misused as a Deregulatory Tool?-- The Abrams Institute First Amendment Salon

    Is the First Amendment Being Misused as a Deregulatory Tool?-- The Abrams Institute First Amendment Salon
    Here is the video from the Abrams Institute's First Amendment Salon held on March 30, 2015.  Martin Redish and I discuss "Is the First Amendment Being Misused as a Deregulatory Tool?"  Floyd Abrams is the moderator.
Rank this Week: 220

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • 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…
  • Apr 29

    Switching Seats Because I'm A Woman

    Switching Seats Because I'm A Woman
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my column for this week, I examine a conflict scenario that has been making its way into the news lately, one in which an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man (also known as a "Haredi") asks one or more people on an airplane to…
Rank this Week: 246

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 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…
  • Apr 28

    Indisputably Then and Now

    Indisputably Then and Now
    Here’s a mug shot of this motley crew when I caught up with them in 2011. And here’s one of them (yikes, us) last week (sans Paul, Jen, and yours truly). As you can see, they are sharper and better lubricated now.
Rank this Week: 541

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 1

    Male students using Title IX in sex assault case

    Male students using Title IX in sex assault case
    From Inside Higher Ed: Male students accused by their colleges of sexual assault are increasingly turning to gender discrimination and bias lawsuits to fight for exoneration, with many of them citing their colleges' obligations under Title IX…
  • May 1

    A polemic from across the pond

    A polemic from across the pond
    Peter Lloyd writes in the Daily Mail (UK): Consider the statistics. If you become a father to twins — one girl, one boy — current data proves that your son will die younger, leave school with fewer qualifications and be...<img…
  • Apr 30

    UPDATE: Annual List of New Women Dean

    UPDATE: Annual List of New Women Dean
    Updated By my count, women constitute 8 of 19 new deans so far this year. Jennifer Bard (Texas Tech), Cincinnati Kathleen Boozang (Seton Hall), Seton Hall Danielle Conway (Hawaii), Maine Lyn Entzeroth (Tulsa), Tulsa Alicia Ouelette (Albany…
Rank this Week: 2894

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • May 1

    Elisa Massimino Defends Harold Koh (And So Do I)

    Elisa Massimino Defends Harold Koh (And So Do I)
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Massimino is the head of Human Rights First, one of the leading human-rights organisations in the US. Here is a snippet from her editorial today in the Washington Post, with which I almost…
  • Apr 30

    Guest Post: Landmark Sovereign Debt Restructuring Award

    Guest Post: Landmark Sovereign Debt Restructuring Award
    by Laurie Achtouk-Spivak and Paul Barker by Laurie Achtouk-Spivak and Paul Barker [Laurie Achtouk-Spivak is a member of the Bar in Paris and New York. She acts as counsel and advocate in investment treaty arbitrations before ICSID as well as…
  • Apr 28

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

    Weekly News Wrap: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Africa Sudan has accused a peacekeeping force in Darfur of killing seven civilians in three separate incidents last week, threatening to exacerbate the government’s strained relations with the…
Rank this Week: 177

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 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…
  • May 1

    Criminal Record? Is Life-Time Ban from Care Industry Employment Necessary to Protect Older, Vulnerable Persons?

    Criminal Record? Is Life-Time Ban from Care Industry Employment Necessary to Protect Older, Vulnerable Persons?
    In 2003, in Nixon v. Commonwealth, Pennsylvania's Supreme Court struck down a provision of the state's Older Adult Protective Services Act that imposed an absolute bar on designated care "facilities," including nursing homes,…
  • Apr 30

    New Report on Nursing Home

    New Report on Nursing Home
    The Long Term Care Community Coalition has released a new report, Safeguarding Nursing Home Residents and Program Integrity A National Review of State Survey Agency Performance. The 30 page report looks at several topics, including resident…
Rank this Week: 475

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • 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 &amp; 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…
  • Apr 29

    CT: Bill to Extend SoL

    CT: Bill to Extend SoL
    In Connecticut, Senate Bill 1028 would allow people who turn 18 to sue for personal injuries they suffered when they were minors and unable to sue in their own name. It would allow recovery for negligence, including med mal, and...
Rank this Week: 507

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: 197

New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

Covers the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals and other federal and state appeals courts. By Professor Vincent Martin Bonventre.

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Apr 30

    Ignorance of the Law--by the Police--IS an Excuse (Part 2: Supreme Court's HEIEN decision)

    Ignorance of the Law--by the Police--IS an Excuse (Part 2: Supreme Court's HEIEN decision)
    Consider this: A police officer in a patrol car notices that the car in front of him has only one of the two brake lights working. So the officer alerts the driver to pull over. Has the officer acted reasonably? Is it reasonable for an…
  • Apr 26

    Ignorance of the Law--by the Police--IS an Excuse

    Ignorance of the Law--by the Police--IS an Excuse
    The Supremes and NY's High Court Say So  Ignorance of the law is no excuse, right? Well, almost always. Driving 65 mph because you didn't see the 55 limit posted? No excuse. Thinking it's ok to let your spouse take some of your…
  • Mar 21

    NY Chief Judge Lippman Moderates Chief Justices at Albany Law, Monday, March 23, 2015

    NY Chief Judge Lippman Moderates Chief Justices at Albany Law, Monday, March 23, 2015
    New York's Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman will moderate a panel of state Chief Justices from around the country, Monday, March 23, 5-7 pm, at Albany Law School, for the annual Cooke State Constitutional Commentary Symposium  More…
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Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • 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…
  • Apr 29

    Constitutional Curiosities at the Supreme Court in the Same-Sex Marriage Case

    Constitutional Curiosities at the Supreme Court in the Same-Sex Marriage Case
    Cardozo law professor Marci Hamilton assesses the different arguments presented during this week’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in the same-sex marriage cases. Continue reading →
  • Apr 28

    When Religious Airline Passengers Ask Women to Move

    When Religious Airline Passengers Ask Women to Move
    Cornell University law professor Sherry Colb discusses the competing values at issue when an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man on an airplane requests not to be seated next to a woman who is not his wife. Continue reading →
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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/
  • 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: 492

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 &quot;I Can Raise Money&quot; 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: 4364

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
Rank this Week: 2642

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: 352

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Apr 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…
  • Apr 29

    Duty to Conciliate by EEOC is Reviewable, but Standard Is Narrow

    Duty to Conciliate by EEOC is Reviewable, but Standard Is Narrow
    The Supreme Court issued its decision in Mach Mining v. EEOC this morning. The decision was unanimous and written by Justice Kagan. Essentially, the Court said that the duty to conciliate was judicially reviewable, but the scope of that…
Rank this Week: 153

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: 226

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

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

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

    New Issue of IALP

    New Issue of IALP
    The list of articles for the Spring 2015 edition of Issues in Aviation Law & Policy has been released. Titles and authors are listed below. Pai Zheng, Justifications and Limits of ADIZs under Public International Law Úna McLaughlin,…
  • Apr 22

    7th Circuit Denies Attempt to Bring EU 261 Claims in U.S. Court

    7th Circuit Denies Attempt to Bring EU 261 Claims in U.S. Court
    Earlier this month the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Volodarskiy v. Delta Airlines, affirming the opinion of the Northern District Court of Illinois that Regulation 261/2004 of the European Union (EU 261), which…
  • Apr 8

    European Commission Approves French State Aid Scheme

    European Commission Approves French State Aid Scheme
    Applying the recently revised Guidelines on State aid to airports and airlines, the European Commission has approved three schemes proposed by the French government for the purposes of improving regional connectivity and development and…
Rank this Week: 120

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: 1192

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: 605

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Apr 30

    A Right To Be Forgotten for Hosting Services?

    A Right To Be Forgotten for Hosting Services?
    European courts are beginning to sort through one of the most important follow-up questions to last spring’s “Right To Be Forgotten” ruling in Google v. Costeja: what does the case mean for hosting services? The answer…
  • Apr 21

    March 2015 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project

    March 2015 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project
    March 2015 in Retrospect is available here: http://www.internetjurisdiction.net/observatory/retrospect/2015-march/ Retrospect is the monthly newsletter of the Internet & Jurisdiction Project - a global multi-stakeholder dialogue…
  • Apr 20

    Targeting Safe Harbors to Solve the Music Industry’s YouTube Problem

    Targeting Safe Harbors to Solve the Music Industry’s YouTube Problem
    Last week, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) released its 2015 Digital Music Report—an annual state of the industry update for digital recorded music. Included in the report, along with year-over-year…
Rank this Week: 688

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

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

    Class Actions at the ALI Annual Meeting

    Class Actions at the ALI Annual Meeting
    In conjunction with its annual meeting each year, the American Law Institute hosts a CLE the day before the meeting begins. This year, there are two programs that may be of interest to readers on Sunday, May 17, 2015: 1)...
  • Apr 30

    Constructing Issue Class Action

    Constructing Issue Class Action
    There's been a lot of chatter over the past few years about the greater use of issue classes. The Rule 23 Subcommittee in its recent report (p. 41) indicated that issue classes top its agenda for possible reform and there's...
  • Apr 9

    11th Circuit holds Engle progeny cases preempted

    11th Circuit holds Engle progeny cases preempted
    You can find the surprising opinion here. The crux of the opinion is the last paragraph: Cigarette smoking presents one of the most intractable public health problems our nation has ever faced. It was not so long ago that anyone...
Rank this Week: 533

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    A misunderstanding

    A misunderstanding
    Yesterday, on my way home, a bit after 6 pm, I poked my head into a new restaurant nearby and asked the proprietor: "Are you open for lunch?"I was thinking about the lunches with speakers that we have at our Tax Policy Colloquium.He said no,…
  • Apr 29

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 13: David Schizer's Energy Tax Expenditures: Worthy Goals, Competing Priorities, and Flawed Institutional Design

    NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, week 13: David Schizer's Energy Tax Expenditures: Worthy Goals, Competing Priorities, and Flawed Institutional Design
    Yesterday David Schizer presented the currently above-titled paper at our penultimate session.  The title has changed since he last presented it at another school, and probably will again, as it really isn't on tax expenditures in…
  • Apr 27

    New article draft on international tax policy, perhaps to be available soon

    New article draft on international tax policy, perhaps to be available soon
    I have just now - and I literally mean, within the last hour - completed a draft of a shortish-by-legal-standards international tax article (just over 16,000 words), tentatively entitled "The Crossroads Versus the Seesaw: Getting a 'Fix' on…
Rank this Week: 2451

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 225

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 323

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Apr 29

    Council’s Position on the (to be) Insolvency Regulation Recast

    Council’s Position on the (to be) Insolvency Regulation Recast
    The Position (EU) No 7/2015 of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on insolvency proceedings (recast), Adopted by the Council on 12 March 2015 , as well…
  • Apr 29

    Johannes Schmidt on Legal Certainty in European Civil Procedure Law

    Johannes Schmidt on Legal Certainty in European Civil Procedure Law
    Johannes Schmidt’s doctoral thesis on “Legal Certainty in European Civil Procedure Law. An Analysis of ECJ Judgments Regarding the Brussels Convention and the Brussels I Regulation.” (Rechtssicherheit im europäischen…
  • Apr 27

    Le Précédent en Droit International (Conference)

    Le Précédent en Droit International (Conference)
    The annual conference of the French Society for International Law (Société française pour le droit international), organised in 2015 by the Faculty of Law of Strasbourg University, will take place next 28, 29 and 30 May…
Rank this Week: 35

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    DC Comics thinks derivative works are creator-le

    DC Comics thinks derivative works are creator-le
    According to this post by a DC Comics artist (who created Felicity Smoak!).  This raises fascinating contract issues, as well as depressingly highlighting artists' lack of bargaining…
  • Apr 29

    The dangers of only arguing one half of 43(a)

    The dangers of only arguing one half of 43(a)
    Diodato v. Wells Fargo Ins. Servs., USA, Inc., 44 F. Supp. 3d 541 (M.D. Pa. 2014) Darrell Diodato was employed by Wells Fargo Insurance for thirty-six years as an insurance producer, servicing existing insurance business and originating new…
  • Apr 27

    briefly noted: another court rejects proof of purchase requirement for class ascertainability

    briefly noted: another court rejects proof of purchase requirement for class ascertainability
    Really briefly!  In re Scotts EZ Seed Litig. 304 F.R.D. 397 (S.D.N.Y. 2015).  It would defeat the purpose of class actions.  Also, though, there couldn't be an injunctive relief class after the challenged statement was removed…
Rank this Week: 31

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/
Rank this Week: 938

Hearsay Culture

Hearsay Culture

KZSU-FM (Stanford) Tech/Law Talk Show. Hosted by Dave Levine.

http://www.hearsayculture.com
Rank this Week: 1359

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/
  • Apr 29

    "Reviving Legislative Generality"

    &quot;Reviving Legislative Generality&quot;
    The title of this post is the title of an interesting new article authored by Evan Zoldan, available on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Supreme Court does not recognize a constitutional principle disfavoring special legislation, that is,…
  • Apr 28

    AALS Call for Papers: “New Voices in Legislation”

    AALS Call for Papers: “New Voices in Legislation”
    The AALS Section on Legislation & Law of the Political Process is pleased to announce that it will host a “New Voices in Legislation” program during the 2016 AALS Annual Meeting in New York, NY. This works-in-progress program…
  • Apr 24

    SLU Law Legal Clinics Win 2015 CLEA Excellence Award

    SLU Law Legal Clinics Win 2015 CLEA Excellence Award
    It is with great pleasure that we welcome guest blogger Patricia Hureston Lee, Associate Professor and Director of Saint Louis University School of Law Legal Clinics. Professor Lee has a passion for being a legal educator and has previously…
Rank this Week: 4368

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/
  • Apr 29

    Law Student Essay Competition on Public Interest Law

    Law Student Essay Competition on Public Interest Law
    The University of Pennsylvania Law Review announced a competition for student-authored submissions for its first annual public-interest essay competition. The author of the first-prize paper will receive $3,000, and the winning article will…
  • Apr 28

    A verse in praise of plain English

    A verse in praise of plain English
    For a light-hearted promotion of plain English, see The Pleading in the March Michigan Bar Journal. The author, Cooley’s Mark Cooney, echoes Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven to describe a judge poring vainly over a complaint with its…
  • Apr 24

    Do You Have an Announcement for the Newsletter for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research?

    Do You Have an Announcement for the Newsletter for the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research?
    You can send news of upcoming events, promotions, and conferences to the newsletter for the Association of American Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. Click here. And hey, send us a copy. We can post news here...
Rank this Week: 513