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Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
Rank this Week: 909

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Mar 5

    Judge Brett Kavanaugh Calls for “Rules of the Road” for Separation of Powers Issue

    Judge Brett Kavanaugh Calls for “Rules of the Road” for Separation of Powers Issue
    So Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys leaps for a pass as the playoff game with the Green Bay Packers is about to end. He comes down with ball on the one-yard line. Or does he? Or course, you know the answer—he doesn’t, the referees…
  • Mar 4

    Wisconsin: The Final Firework in the Antislavery Legal Movement

    Wisconsin: The Final Firework in the Antislavery Legal Movement
    This is the fourth in a series of Schoone Fellowship Field Notes. Putting Wisconsin’s antislavery heritage in perspective. Wisconsin takes great pride in its antislavery heritage, particularly the Northwest Ordinance (1787), which…
  • Mar 2

    Learning Outcomes: Consistently Developing Predictably Competent Graduate

    Learning Outcomes: Consistently Developing Predictably Competent Graduate
    Consistency and predictability—these are two principles that I have come to appreciate during my first year of law school. Schedule—predictable, every Tuesday/Thursday, 5:30-9:00. Exams—unpredictable, but consistently…
Rank this Week: 417

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Federalism and the burden of textual clarity on the challengers in King v. Burwell

    Federalism and the burden of textual clarity on the challengers in King v. Burwell
    I have a new piece at Politico that follows up on the federalism arguments in King v. Burwell, the challenge to the Obamacare subsidies heard by the Court this week.  Here is an excerpt and link to the full piece:Federalism comes into…
  • Mar 5

    The Secretary of State's E-mail

    The Secretary of State's E-mail
    I have nothing to say about the legalities of Secretary of State Clinton's e-mail practices, except perhaps to note that the reporting on the legal aspects of it (and, as far as I've seen, the general blogging about those aspects) is truly…
  • Mar 5

    Coercion of the States in King--and the federalism canon

    Coercion of the States in King--and the federalism canon
    In the wake of the oral argument in King v. Burwell yesterday, supporters of the challengers (and even somewho support the government’s view) have taken to the newspapers and the blogs in droves to address Justice Kennedy’s…
Rank this Week: 346

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

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

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 478

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 5

    Call for Proposals – International Law Weekend 2015

    Call for Proposals – International Law Weekend 2015
    International Law Weekend 2015 (ILW 2015) – the premier international law event of the fall season  – is scheduled for November 5-7, 2015 in New York City.  The event is sponsored by the American…
  • Mar 4

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)

    Go On! PhD seminar: Methods of Human Rights Law Research, University of Iceland (deadline 1 April)
      The University of Iceland Human Rights Institute and iCourts, the Danish National Research Foundation´s Centre of Excellence for International Courts at Copenhagen University, will host a seminar on “Methods of Human…
  • Mar 4

    On the Job! CJA seeks Senior Staff Attorney/Staff Attorney

    On the Job! CJA seeks Senior Staff Attorney/Staff Attorney
    The Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA) seeks a Senior Staff Attorney or a Staff Attorney. CJA is an international human rights organization dedicated to deterring torture and other severe human rights abuses around the…
Rank this Week: 39

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • Mar 5

    Another Season of Amazing Magic On Wizard War

    Another Season of Amazing Magic On Wizard War
    Wizard Wars returns, SyFy, 10 p.m., 9 Central time.
  • Mar 3

    The Suspension of Divisive Belief

    The Suspension of Divisive Belief
    David Copperfield writes on the links between magic and free speech here, for the New York Times.
  • Mar 1

    Defending Witches and Voodoo Practitioner

    Defending Witches and Voodoo Practitioner
    My colleague Ken Levy has published It's Not Too Difficult: A Plea to Resurrect the Impossibility Defense, at 45 New Mexico Law Review 225 (Fall 2014). It's an interesting piece, fun to read, about why we should acquit defendants when,...
Rank this Week: 1027

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

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

    Amendments To Australian Broadcast Law May Not Have Effect Intended

    Amendments To Australian Broadcast Law May Not Have Effect Intended
    Broadcasters say that amendments to the Australian Broadcasting Services Act could result in unintended consequences. The federal government wants more Australian content on television, but what might actually happen is a shift of broadcast…
  • Mar 5

    Consumer Privacy, Social Networking Sites, and the Right To Be Forgotten

    Consumer Privacy, Social Networking Sites, and the Right To Be Forgotten
    Paul J. Steinbart, Arizona State University School of Accountancy, David Truog II, Arizona State University, Mark J. Keith, Brigham Young University, Marriott School, and Jeffry Babb, West Texas A & M University, have published The Right…
  • Mar 5

    Do the Distinctions Between "Content-Neutral" and "Content-Based" Still Serve Us Well?

    Do the Distinctions Between "Content-Neutral" and "Content-Based" Still Serve Us Well?
    R. George Wright, Indiana University School of Law (Indianapolis), has published Content-Neutral and Content-Based Regulations of Speech: A Distinction that is No Longer Worth the Fuss. Here is the abstract. The popular binary distinction…
Rank this Week: 188

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

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

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Mar 5

    Happy Stress Test Day!

    Happy Stress Test Day!
    The 31 banks subject to stress tests - to see how their positions would hold up if the economy hypothetically...
  • Mar 4

    The Spread Of The Resource Extraction Reporting Requirement, In A Map

    The Spread Of The Resource Extraction Reporting Requirement, In A Map
    The SEC still hasn't gotten around to finishing the latest version of the resource extraction rule, which requires publicly traded...
  • Mar 3

    Fixing Law Review Submission

    Fixing Law Review Submission
    Redyip has returned, and by virtue of my new role as Associate Dean for Faculty Development, I'm more interested than...
Rank this Week: 243

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/
  • Mar 5

    2015 ALWD conference--Innovative Teaching Workshop

    2015 ALWD conference--Innovative Teaching Workshop
    In conjunction with the June 2015 ALWD conference in Memphis, ALWD's Innovative Teaching Workshop will be held on Wednesday, June 3. Participants will present a creative teaching idea/technique for feedback. If you're interested, please fill…
  • Mar 2

    Association of Academic Support Educators Conference

    Association of Academic Support Educators Conference
    Registration is now open for the Third Annual National Conference of the Association of Academic Support Educators. The conference will be May 26-28, 2015 (just after the Global Legal Skills Conference) at The John Marshall Law School in…
  • Mar 2

    Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop in July

    Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop in July
    Washburn University School of Law is proud to announce the second annual Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop, to be held on July 24-25, 2015. This workshop will provide a unique collaborative environment in which to receive…
Rank this Week: 381

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

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

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

    The Week in Health Law Podcast

    The Week in Health Law Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry This week Abigail Moncrieff joins us to discuss the King v. Burwell oral arguments, the story behind the amicus brief she authored, and what it was like to hear Justice Kennedy talk about the issue she raised....
  • Mar 4

    Oral Arguments in King v. Burwell, and thoughts about additional implications for the case

    Oral Arguments in King v. Burwell, and thoughts about additional implications for the case
    Oral arguments ran over an hour in King v. Burwell today (transcript available here). As many are aware, the question in this case involves whether the IRS appropriately interpreted the ACA to authorize tax credits for insurance policies…
  • Mar 2

    Published This Week

    Published This Week
    Rene F. Najera, Dorit Rubinstein Reiss, First Do No Harm: Protecting Patients Through Immunizing Health Care Workers, SSRN. Jasper L. Tran, To Bioprint or Not to Bioprint, SSRN. Leslie P. Francis, Patient Registries: Patient Consent When…
Rank this Week: 441

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

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

    Two Law Schools Will Not Require the LSAT

    Two Law Schools Will Not Require the LSAT
    According to BloombergBusiness, the University of Iowa Law School and the SUNY Buffalo Law School will admit students based on their grade point averages and other standardized tests: [Buffalo Dean James Gardner] acknowledges, however, that…
  • Mar 4

    Are Oral Contracts Enforceable? Lady Gaga

    Are Oral Contracts Enforceable? Lady Gaga
    Of course the answer is yes (subject to the Statute of Frauds), but how often do they deal with millions of dollars? When the plaintiff brought Stefani Germanotta (Lady G) to the defendant producer, they agreed orally to a sharing...
  • Mar 4

    Qatar to launch U.S.-style 3 year JD program with help from Harvard and Northwestern

    Qatar to launch U.S.-style 3 year JD program with help from Harvard and Northwestern
    This will be the first U.S.-style law school in the middle east. This "cutting edge" JD program will open in Fall, 2015. The National Law Journal has coverage here (subscr. req.). The following is Northwestern's press release: Hamad…
Rank this Week: 2893

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

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

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

    Two Symposia

    Two Symposia
    There are two symposia of potential interest tomorrow: In New York City, Fordham Law Review hosts "Fighting Corruption in America and Abroad," a one-day symposium. The full schedule is here. In Gulfport, Florida, tomorrow, Stetson…
  • Feb 25

    Attorney Strike

    Attorney Strike
    Several years ago, I published a short article where I explained that attorneys are employees too and are entitled to the same protections as everyone else. You can download a copy of that article at no charge here. The reality...
  • Feb 9

    How Much Is An Adjunct Worth?

    How Much Is An Adjunct Worth?
    We all know that adjuncts are underpaid-grossly underpaid. But, how much are we worth? Certainly, most would agree that law school and med school profs should be paid more than college profs because the tuition is much higher. But, what...
Rank this Week: 163

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

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

    Mungan & Klick on Criminals' Risk Preference

    Mungan & Klick on Criminals' Risk Preference
    Murat C. Mungan and Jonathan Klick (Florida State University - College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School) have posted Identifying Criminals’ Risk Preferences on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There is a 250 year old presumption…
  • Mar 5

    Slobogin on Standing and Covert Surveillance

    Slobogin on Standing and Covert Surveillance
    Christopher Slobogin (Vanderbilt University - Law School) has posted Standing and Covert Surveillance (Pepperdine Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article, written for a symposium on national security, describes…
  • Mar 4

    Buller on The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeal

    Buller on The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeal
    Tyler J. Buller has posted The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeals (Journal of Appellate Practice & Process, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Iowa’s indigent defendants are represented on appeal by a combination of public…
Rank this Week: 118

ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

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

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

    Artistic license

    Artistic license
    Artistic License The official portrait of former President Bill Clinton has been completed. See it here. It was painted in the “conservative realistic style” … maybe a little too realistic and not sufficiently conservative? According to…
  • Mar 3

    Want a Class with that Barrista Job?

    Want a Class with that Barrista Job?
    Last year, Starbucks announced a new corporate-supported educational program that one year later is still viable: Starbucks will reimburse its full-time workers for taking online classes with Arizona State University. Partial tuition (58%)…
  • Mar 3

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

    Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network
    SSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal RECENT TOP PAPERS RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 379 Choice of Law in the American Courts in 2014: Twenty-Eighth Annual Survey Symeon C. Symeonides Willamette University - College of…
Rank this Week: 356

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
  • Mar 5

    SEC Approves FINRA Proposal to Further Revise Definition of Public and Non-Public Arbitrator

    SEC Approves FINRA Proposal to Further Revise Definition of Public and Non-Public Arbitrator
    The SEC approved FINRA’s proposal to ” refine and reorganize the definitions of ‘non-public’ arbitrator and ‘public’ arbitrator.”  Customers who file an arbitration claim against a broker…
  • Mar 5

    Live Israel Blog–2015!

    Live Israel Blog–2015!
    We are in the O’Hare airport  ready to go–33 MU law students, my fabulous program coordinator Natalie Fleury, and wonderful MU colleague Chad Oldfather.  With Israeli elections in 2 weeks and Netanyahu here in the U.S.…
  • Mar 5

    Awards and Recognition

    Awards and Recognition
    As you may have seen on the DRLE listserv, Jean Sternlight (UNLV) will receive this year’s Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution conference next month. UNLV has named Hal Abramson (Touro) and Lisa…
Rank this Week: 482

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    DuBeck v. California Physician's Service (Cal. Ct. App. - March 5, 2015)

    DuBeck v. California Physician's Service (Cal. Ct. App. - March 5, 2015)
    As Eli Wallach memorably said in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly:  "When you have to shoot, shoot.  Don't talk."The Court of Appeal reiterated that message in a slightly different context today.  Telling Blue Shield:…
  • Mar 5

    Yousefian v. City of Glendale (9th Cir. - March 5, 2015)

    Yousefian v. City of Glendale (9th Cir. - March 5, 2015)
    It's a Section 1983 false arrest case in which the arresting police officer slept with the arrestee's ex-wife, who (among other things) planted drugs on her former spouse.  The plaintiff is represented by Mark Geragos, and the Ninth…
  • Mar 4

    In Re G.Y. (Cal. Ct. App. - March 3, 2015)

    In Re G.Y. (Cal. Ct. App. - March 3, 2015)
    The Court of Appeal's call for legislative action here might well not fall on deaf ears.You're not usually going to see the Legislature fall over itself to pass a statute that favors someone who's committed a crime.  Admittedly, the…
Rank this Week: 148

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

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

    Death of Jerome Kurtz

    Death of Jerome Kurtz
    Another sad passing from among the tax professoriate.  Jerry Kurtz, a former colleague of mine at NYU who is most famous for his time as IRS Commissioner, died last Friday.Kurtz took over at the IRS not long after its low ebb during the…
  • Mar 4

    Tax Policy Colloquium, week 6: Ruth Mason's "Citizenship Taxation"

    Tax Policy Colloquium, week 6: Ruth Mason's "Citizenship Taxation"
    Yesterday at the colloquium, Ruth Mason discussed her paper, Citizenship Taxation.  I enjoyed reading it enough to conclude that I may want to write about this topic as well.  (I generally agree with the paper, but it’s a rich…
  • Feb 27

    Aftermath of the Columbia / Davis Polk panel on corporate inversion

    Aftermath of the Columbia / Davis Polk panel on corporate inversion
    Just back from the above panel, which was held under the Chatham House Rule, which provides that "participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other…
Rank this Week: 789

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/
  • Mar 5

    Preet Bharara on Sheldon Silver: Prosecutorial Ethics?

    Preet Bharara on Sheldon Silver: Prosecutorial Ethics?
    Is U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara behaving more like a politician or like a prosecutor bound by the rules of legal ethics? Do his press conferences, speeches, interviews, and other public comments about Sheldon Silver, the now-indicted former…
  • Feb 21

    NY's Chief Judge Lippman on Exoneration

    NY's Chief Judge Lippman on Exoneration
    Guest Post By Catherine L. Bonventre Ms. Bonventre, a graduate of Albany Law School, is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany.  She is co-editor of EXAMINING WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS: STEPPING BACK,…
  • Feb 8

    Part 5 [Judge Fahey's 'Tendencies']--NYCOA: Cuomo's Latest Two Nominee

    Part 5 [Judge Fahey's 'Tendencies']--NYCOA: Cuomo's Latest Two Nominee
    Eugene Fahey, who has served on the Appellate Division, 4th Department for nine years (the state's intermediate appeals court that sits in Rochester), was nominated by Governor Cuomo in January to sit on New York's highest court. The Senate…
Rank this Week: 1334

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/
  • Mar 5

    Avoiding Union Avoidance

    Avoiding Union Avoidance
    There is a really interesting article over at the Washington Post which looks at some of the problems of dwindling unionization. The article comes at a time when another Wisconsin bill is set to undermine even more labor rights. What...
  • Mar 3

    Arkansas Joins Tennessee in Prohibiting Local Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

    Arkansas Joins Tennessee in Prohibiting Local Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
    Last week, the Arkansas legislature prohibited local governments in that State from exceeding State law anti-discrimination protections—including protections against employment discrimination. The legislation—Act No. 137, or the…
  • Mar 1

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby
    Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo) has just posted on SSRN his article (42 Rutgers Law Record 109-25) The Aftermath of Hobby Lobby: HSAs and HRAs as the Least Restrictive Means. Here's an excerpt from the abstract: In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores,...
Rank this Week: 164

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Mar 5

    4th Petar Šarcevic Conference on Competition and State Aid

    4th Petar Šarcevic Conference on Competition and State Aid
    The fourth Petar Šarcevic international scientific conference is entitled EU Competition and State Aid Rules: Interaction between Public and Private Enforcement. Its aim is to explore the contemporary questions of antitrust law,…
  • Mar 5

    XV World Congress Procedural Law (IAPL) – Istanbul 25-28 May 2015

    XV World Congress Procedural Law (IAPL) – Istanbul 25-28 May 2015
    The XVth World Congress of the International Association of Procedural Law will be held in Istanbul from 25-28 May 2015. The Congress is dedicated to Effective judicial relief and remedies in an age of austerity. The key note speeches…
  • Mar 4

    ASIL Private International Law Prize 2015

    ASIL Private International Law Prize 2015
    The Private International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law invites submissions for this year’s ASIL Private International Law prize. The prize is given for the best text on private international law…
Rank this Week: 32

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 3519

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 479

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: 986

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: 229

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: 511

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: 2546

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: 149

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: 93

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: 1812

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: 912

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: 1360

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: 61

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: 580

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 398

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...
Rank this Week: 361

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…
Rank this Week: 13

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…
Rank this Week: 109

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…
Rank this Week: 4157

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…
Rank this Week: 719

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…
Rank this Week: 2311

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/
Rank this Week: 2181

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/
Rank this Week: 569

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…
Rank this Week: 635

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 200