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Velvel on National Affairs

Velvel on National Affairs

Covers national events. By Massachusetts School of Law Dean Lawrence Velvel.

http://velvelonnationalaffairs.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 745

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 6

    President's Brother's Keeper Initiative Launches as a Charitable Organization

    President's Brother's Keeper Initiative Launches as a Charitable Organization
    I was wondering what all the traffic gridlock was about when I got out of LaGuardia airport early Monday afternoon and tried to make my way to Poughkeepsie. fearing the worst, I tuned in to 1010 WINS to catch the...
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 942

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

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

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 1095

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

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

    Welcome to the Blogosphere: New Private Law

    Welcome to the Blogosphere: New Private Law
    John Goldberg and Henry Smith have launched New Private Law: Project on the Foundations of Private Law as a group blog. As advertised, private law broadly, including contracts and property, is covered. Torts enthusiasts should be cheered by…
  • May 4

    AL: Bill to Overturn "Innovator Liability"

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

    Burch on Issue Classe

    Burch on Issue Classe
    Elizabeth Chamblee Burch (Georgia) has posted to SSRN Constructing Issue Classes. The abstract provides: As government budgets shrink each year, enforcement responsibilities in products liability, consumer protection, and employment…
Rank this Week: 889

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: 941

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

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

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

    Boxing: Sweet Science and Brutal Agon

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

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

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

    Happy May Day or, International Workers' Day

    Happy May Day or, International Workers' Day
    On this May Day, we’ll introduce some Communist & Socialist Parties in Israel (edited from Wikipedia entries) “Maki (Hebrew: מק"י‎, an acronym for HaMiflega HaKomunistit HaYisraelit (Hebrew:…
Rank this Week: 949

Nahmod Law

Nahmod Law

Covers 42 USC Section 1983 and constitutional law. By Professor Sheldon Nahmod.

http://nahmodlaw.com
  • Apr 10

    DeShaney in the Circuits (VI): Some Recent Decision

    DeShaney in the Circuits (VI): Some Recent Decision
    I have blogged previously about how the Supreme Court’s controversial DeShaney decision has fared in the circuits. DeShaney held that as a general matter governments have no affirmative substantive due process duty to protect persons…
  • Mar 23

    Come to My Section 1983 Conference April 16-17, 2015

    Come to My Section 1983 Conference April 16-17, 2015
    I invite you to join me in Chicago at the 32nd annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation Conference on Thursday and Friday, April 16-17, 2015. This two-day seminar is designed for municipal and state attorneys, plaintiffs’…
  • Feb 19

    Know Your Constitution (8): What is State Action?

    Know Your Constitution (8): What is State Action?
    This is the eighth in a series of posts about the United States Constitution written in everyday language with a minimum of legal jargon. Previous posts introduced the Constitution, rebutted some commonly…
Rank this Week: 1019

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

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

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Apr 6

    Final Version of Good Conduct Time Paper Is Now Available

    Final Version of Good Conduct Time Paper Is Now Available
    The new issue of the Marquette Law Review includes my paper, “Good Conduct Time for Prisoners: Why (and How) Wisconsin Should Provide Credits Toward Early Release.”  This paper expands considerably on my article on the…
  • Apr 3

    Deadly Force in Philly

    Deadly Force in Philly
    Last month, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a voluminous report on uses of deadly force by the Philadelphia Police Department.  In recent years, there has been a drop in both violent crime and assaults on police officers in the…
  • Mar 15

    Decline in Wisconsin Prison Population Results From Fewer Drug Offenders Behind Bar

    Decline in Wisconsin Prison Population Results From Fewer Drug Offenders Behind Bar
    As I discussed in this post, Wisconsin has achieved one of the nation’s higher rates of reduction in imprisonment over the past decade.  To be sure, New York, California, and a few other states have far outpaced Wisconsin in this…
Rank this Week: 980

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

From George Mason University School of Law.

http://jlep.net/home/
  • Sep 30

    JLEP Congratulates Its New Candidate Members!

    JLEP Congratulates Its New Candidate Members!
    The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy would like to announce and welcome its 2014-2015 Candidate Members.  Congratulations! Elif Aksoy Gwen Ball Liz Dalton Matt Devendorf Manmeet Dhindsa Sammy Grunberg Christopher…
  • Apr 4

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2014-2015 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2014-2015 Incoming Masthead
     Editor-in-Chief Daniel Russell Executive Editor Karen Schroeder Managing Editor Jacob Hamburger Senior Articles Editor James Beaty Senior Notes Editor Jeff Kuhlman Notes Editor Tamta Zhorzholiani Senior Research Editors Daniel McCain…
  • Mar 22

    JLEP Featured On Blog “Above The Law”

    JLEP Featured On Blog “Above The Law”
    The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy was recently featured on the popular blog Above The Law for its Fall 2013 issue!  In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the pivotal Supreme Court decision Erie Railroad v.…
Rank this Week: 819

Mootness: The Moot Court Blog

Mootness: The Moot Court Blog

Provides competition results & news, resources & commentary about interscholastic appellate advocacy. By Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Kent Streseman.

http://mootness.typepad.com/mootness/
  • Sep 18

    Brands of food processor

    Brands of food processor
    Now, let’s talk about the brands a bit, and why it’s so important to buy the best food processor on the market to fit your needs. Food processors don’t come cheap that’s a fact. Well, good ones at least. And if you get…
  • Sep 11

    How to choose a food processor

    How to choose a food processor
    If we were to pick a single category of items in everyman’s household as the most important one, I would certainly opt for the one handling the food we eat. I’m inclined to believe you would agree with me. That’s why I…
  • Sep 6

    Quality aspects of a food processor

    Quality aspects of a food processor
    As with pretty much every product out there, best food processor is a combination of certain factors. I will point them out here for you, so you could know what to look for once you decide to hit the stores, or just order one online. So,…
Rank this Week: 1002

Gustavo Pamplona

Gustavo Pamplona

Direito Publico: constitucional, administrativo, ambiental e tributario.

http://gpamplona.blogspot.com/
  • May 12

    FW: Pagamento Enviado (26489)

    FW: Pagamento Enviado (26489)
    Ola, boa tarde. Mandei depositar o dinheiro na sua conta. Confira ai o comprovante pra ver se esta tudo certo. Comprovante:   deposito-10-05-2014.zip                 …
  • May 9

    FW: Nota Fiscal Eletrônica Nf-E (20738)

    FW: Nota Fiscal Eletrônica Nf-E (20738)
    Prezado Sr.(a) Cliente Conforme solicitado segue o anexo da:   Nota Fiscal Eletrônica…
  • Mar 25

    Stillno reply from you yet?

    Stillno reply from you yet?
    Hello, You still have not responded to my first email after i have explained in detail the issue of your family perceived estate.Try and get back to me as soon as possible so that we can forge ahead on this issue immediately. Ala. [[ This…
Rank this Week: 1074

Federal Civil Practice Bulletin

Federal Civil Practice Bulletin

Covers federal civil practice and procedure. By Washington & Lee University School of Law, Professor A. Benjamin Spencer.

http://federalcivilpracticebulletin.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 848

Law School Innovation

Law School Innovation

Covers teaching, curriculum, and classroom technology. Edited by Professors Douglas A. Berman, Anupam Chander, Gene Koo and Mark W. Osler.

http://lsi.typepad.com/lsi/
  • Sep 3

    "Tech skills are the key to law students’ future employment ..."

    "Tech skills are the key to law students’ future employment ..."
    Though I have not blogged in this space for a very long time, my own long history here of discussing how I think technologies should be at the center of law school innovation prompted me to want to blog about...
  • Oct 20

    Unkind Cuts: Shrinking the law school budget

    Unkind Cuts: Shrinking the law school budget
    Legal education is under strain: Fewer people are applying to law school, and those who apply are less qualified. One result of this dynamic is that law schools are admitting fewer students, in order to keep qualifications up, but that...
  • Sep 19

    Mentoring-- innovative, practical, and achievable

    Mentoring-- innovative, practical, and achievable
    One of the things we do well here at St. Thomas is establish mentor relationships for our students with lawyers in the community-- every student has a mentor. Neil Hamilton and Verna Monson have done some significant and important work...
Rank this Week: 1082

VC Research Network

VC Research Network

Venture Capital blawg by Boalt Hall Law School Law Professors Jesse M. Fried, Ken Taymor, and Robert Bartlett, III

http://vc.berkeleylawblogs.org/
  • Apr 5

    Carrots & Sticks: How VCs Induce Entrepreneurial Teams to Sell Startup

    Carrots & Sticks: How VCs Induce Entrepreneurial Teams to Sell Startup
    [Editor’s Note: This post comes to us from Professors Jesse Fried and Brian Broughman] Venture capitalists (VCs) play a significant role in the financing of high-risk, technology-based business ventures. VC exits usually take one of…
  • Mar 26

    Delaware Law as Lingua Franca: Theory and Evidence

    Delaware Law as Lingua Franca: Theory and Evidence
    [Editor’s Note: This post comes to us from Professors Jesse Fried, Brian Broughman and Darian Ibrahim) Delaware dominates the corporate chartering market in the U.S—it is the only state that attracts a significant number of…
  • Feb 27

    The Dynamics of Venture Capital Contract

    The Dynamics of Venture Capital Contract
    (Editor’s Note: This post comes to us from Professors Carsten Bienz and Julia Hirsch).
Rank this Week: 1114

Zeugma

Zeugma

Covers legal education, technology, rhetoric and legal theory. By Lancaster University's Sefton Bloxham, University of Warwick's Patricia McKellar, University of Strathclyde's Karen Barton and Glasgow Graduate School of Law's Paul Maharg.

http://zeugma.typepad.com/zeugma/
  • Jul 18

    Moving on...

    Moving on...
    I'm moving blog host, from Typepad to Wordpress.  I hadn't expected to go, but Typepad's recent newsletters on their company policies are making me edgy and, having been stung, like many academics, by Ning's recent policy changes (Dropbox…
  • May 17

    Ross Priory, 2011

    Ross Priory, 2011
    Spent two days at the invitation of Alan Paterson (Strathclyde) and Richard Susskind discussing legal practice and legal education at Ross Priory, Strathclyde's retreat house on Loch Lomond, which has one of the best views anywhere in…
  • Apr 29

    New book series: Emerging Legal Learning - call for title

    New book series: Emerging Legal Learning - call for title
    Over the past six months or so, amongst much else I've been involved in putting together a couple of book series.
Rank this Week: 981

Unincorporated Business Law Prof…

Unincorporated Business Law Prof Blog

Official blog of the AALS Section on Agency, Partnership, LLCs, and Unincorporated Business Associations. By University of Tulsa Professor Gregory M. Duhl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/unincorporated_business/
  • Aug 11

    About This Blog

    About This Blog
    The Law Professor Blogs Network has ceased publication of this blog. See Gary Rosin's new blog, Unincorporated Business Entities Law.
  • Aug 11

    About This Blog

    About This Blog
    The Law Professor Blogs Network has ceased publication of this blog. See Gary Rosin's new blog, Unincorporated Business Entities Law.
  • Jul 10

    Deductibility of LLC Tax Losses. Garnett v. Commissioner (Tax Ct. 2009)

    Deductibility of LLC Tax Losses. Garnett v. Commissioner (Tax Ct. 2009)
    Over on Tax Prof, Paul Caron notes the recent opinion in Garnett v. Commissioner, 132 T.C. No. 19 (June 30, 2009), that allows LLC members to apply its losses to offset other income. posted by Gary Rosin
Rank this Week: 890

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • May 8

    Intentional Injustice: U.S. Wrongful Incaceration and Execution of Its Citizen

    Intentional Injustice: U.S. Wrongful Incaceration and Execution of Its Citizen
    The state often ignores evidence that could prove innocence. We know this. Nonetheless, each revelation is shocking. Most disturbing were recent revelations that the FBI acknowledged hiding evidence that likely would have led to innocent…
  • May 6

    Water Affordability in Detroit: An Activist Convergence

    Water Affordability in Detroit: An Activist Convergence
    Detroit water shut-offs are in the news again. On May 5, the city announced that 20,000 - 25,000 delinquent accounts would be receiving shut-off notices by May 11, giving the customers a 10 day window to get assistance or make...
  • May 5

    Til Death Do We Part: A Pulitzer for Domestic Violence Reporting

    Til Death Do We Part: A Pulitzer for Domestic Violence Reporting
    South Carolina has long been a dangerous place for women, particularly those in intimate partner relationships. The Carolina Post & Journal took on the topic and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its efforts. The series, Til Death Do We...
Rank this Week: 1752

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • May 6

    A Tale of Two Law School

    A Tale of Two Law School
    According to the Charleston Post & Courier, the Charelston School of Law is likely closing. Compare the fate of Charleston with that of Texas Wesleyan School of Law. Texas Wesleyan began as the DFW School of Law. DFW, like Charleston,...
  • May 6

    New York to Adopt Uniform Bar Exam

    New York to Adopt Uniform Bar Exam
    This is a major step towards a more rational and consistent system of bar admissions. I suspect that many other states will be open to the UBE now that New York has signed on.
  • May 5

    How Long Do Law Deans Serve?

    How Long Do Law Deans Serve?
    It is sometimes stated that the typical law dean serves 2-3 years before stepping down. This is almost certainly inaccurate and may result from a misreading of the great data that Jim Rosenblatt collects. The median length of service of...
Rank this Week: 1751

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • May 6

    Bearing Witness?: Anticipating 2 Arguments by the State in its Brief in the Adnan Syed Appeal

    Bearing Witness?: Anticipating 2 Arguments by the State in its Brief in the Adnan Syed Appeal
    I was hoping to be able to do a post today about the State's brief in the Adnan Syed case, but the State has asked for another extension to the filing deadline. While we're all waiting for the State's brief,...
  • May 5

    Conclusion: The Virginia and Federal Rules of Evidence

    Conclusion: The Virginia and Federal Rules of Evidence
    This is the last in a series of posts on my recently completed book project comparing the now-codified Virginia Rules of Evidence and the venerable Federal Rules of Evidence. Here is the lineup of posts: Introduction: The Virginia and…
  • May 5

    An Addendum to the Addendum: Hae's Second Diary & A Possible Due Process Clause Violation

    An Addendum to the Addendum: Hae's Second Diary & A Possible Due Process Clause Violation
    In yesterday's Addendum episode of the Undisclosed Podcast, Susan discussed a very "interesting" statement made by prosecutor Kathleen Murphy in her closing argument at the trial of Adnan Syed for murdering Hae Min Lee. Here's the…
Rank this Week: 1414

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: 1806

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 6

    Surely This Does Not Boost Confidence In The ReadyReturn Proposal

    Surely This Does Not Boost Confidence In The ReadyReturn Proposal
    There are several lessons to be learned from a recent story about the attempt by the IRS to subject to federal income taxation the nearly $50,000 in gifts received by a cancer survivor from individuals who contributed to a GoFundMe account…
  • May 4

    Theoretical Tax Revenue Meets Practical Planning

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

    Payment Noncompliance Kills Alimony Deduction

    Payment Noncompliance Kills Alimony Deduction
    A recent Tax Court case, Iglicki v. Comr., T.C. Memo 2015-80, highlights the tax disadvantages of falling behind on alimony payments. When a husband and wife divorced, the signed a separation agreement, requiring the husband to pay child…
Rank this Week: 1914

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • May 5

    New York Adopts the Uniform Bar Exam

    New York Adopts the Uniform Bar Exam
    After considerable debate and several public hearings, the New York Court of Appeals has adopted the recommendation of the Advisory Committee on the Uniform Bar Examination and in July 2016 New York will administer the Uniform Bar…
  • May 4

    Tackling a Take Home Exam

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

    Are you are an ASP'er? Just breathe.

    Are you are an ASP'er? Just breathe.
    Those of us in ASP are finishing up our semesters. All of us are about to dive into the next big project: some ASP'ers begin bar prep; others begin leg-up summer programs for entering 1L students; yet others begin pre-law...
Rank this Week: 1411

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: 1955

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

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

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • May 4

    Trump Hotel Employees Win Union Drive After Creative Campaign

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

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

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

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

    Workers Hired After a Strike Begins Can’t Vote in a Union Decertification Vote
    A long strike by United Steelworkers members at Crown Holdings beer can manufacturer has been in the news lately, and the Ontario government has now appointed an expert arbitrator to try and broker a deal there.  Receiving less…
Rank this Week: 1284

Hearsay Culture

Hearsay Culture

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

http://www.hearsayculture.com
Rank this Week: 1546

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Apr 27

    A World Without Harvey

    A World Without Harvey
    Here's an early obit. It's hard for me to imagine a chapter 11 world without Harvey Miller. Although the adjective is over-used, I think it would be difficult to argue the man was not transformative to bankruptcy law. He was...
  • Apr 21

    "Quicken" the Development of the Law

    "Quicken" the Development of the Law
    Over the last few years, the US Department of Justice has reached settlements with nearly every major lender with regard to the lending procedures for FHA (Federal Housing Administration) loans. The legal basis for the settlements were…
  • Apr 21

    Thanks for the chance to post.

    Thanks for the chance to post.
    Thanks to the folks who run Credit Slips for the opportunity to post. I hope to be back in a few months with musings about the following: Since the CFPB has very limited authority over auto finance, and since securitization...
Rank this Week: 1463

Ideas

Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

http://daviddfriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    How to Lie While Telling the Truth

    How to Lie While Telling the Truth
    I came across the following on Facebook:"I was born a sinner too. My sin is mentioned in the Bible 25 times. I tried to change but I couldn't...  Luckily society learned to accept us left-handed people."(Nicholas Ferroni, educator…
  • Apr 24

    My June Speaking Trip

    My June Speaking Trip
    I am planning to spend the second half of June traveling, with talks in New Delhi and Bali. New Delhi is about half the world away from California, with the result that you can get there going either east or west. Checking airline schedules,…
  • Apr 15

    Slandering Charles Darwin

    Slandering Charles Darwin
    In an earlier post, I pointed out claims about Darwin and Galton in the work of a scholar of Islamic law which were wildly false. I have recently come across something similar in  work by a scholar of Romani history writing on the Romani…
Rank this Week: 1165

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
  • Apr 12

    Events in April 2015 and after

    Events in April 2015 and after
    CC BY ncarey I've updated the listings of forthcoming events at www.irishlaw.org/events/.Here's the current list:Mon. 13 April 2015:International conference - Child Protection and the Law, Law Society of Ireland - fully bookedDetails at…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1181

Buffalo Wings & Toasted…

Buffalo Wings & Toasted Ravioli

Law, social media, and social networking technologies, with excursions into politics, travel, food and drink. By Professor James G. Milles.

http://jimmilles.com
  • Feb 17

    Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: Teaching in Law Schools Today

    Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: Teaching in Law Schools Today
    Here are some brief comments I made today at a UB seminar on Teaching and Learning in the Classroom of the Future: I’m not at all confident about predicting the future. It’s hard enough just seeing clearly what’s going…
  • May 12

    Law School Abhors a Vacuum

    Law School Abhors a Vacuum
    Nicole Black’s latest piece has useful and important things to say about law practice and the state of legal education. In recent months, because of a number of professional endeavors, I’ve had the opportunity to engage with…
  • May 10

    Good news, bad new

    Good news, bad new
    I have very mixed feelings about this. The fact that the USA Freedom Act has achieved such wide-ranging support may be less an indication of its compromises than of a fundamental shift in American views. In July 2013, following the ……
Rank this Week: 1334

Susan Crawford Blog

Susan Crawford Blog

By Cardozo Law School professor Susan Crawford.

http://scrawford.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 1948

Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and…

Kenneth Anderson's Law of War and Just War Theory Blog

Covers international laws of war, international law, related human rights topics, international NGOs, and the theory of the just war. By Professor Kenneth Anderson.

http://kennethandersonlawofwar.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1593

Law Career Blog

Law Career Blog

Covers law schools, careers in law and alternative career options for lawyers. By Professor Gregory W. Bowman.

http://law-career.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    To Everything there is a Season

    To Everything there is a Season
    Obviously it has been a while since I have posted on this blog. Why is that? I suppose it is because I have accomplished much of what I wanted to with Law Career Blog as a solo blog. I felt I had important things to say on teaching and…
  • Aug 25

    The Most Important Day of Cla

    The Most Important Day of Cla
    Last week was my first week of classes for the 2008-2009 academic year, and I was all ready to write a post called "The Most Important Day of Class." The whole premise was that the first day of class is the most important day of class for…
  • Aug 10

    The Benefits of Senior, Junior, and Adjunct Law Faculty

    The Benefits of Senior, Junior, and Adjunct Law Faculty
    There was an interesting post on the Law Librarian Blog this week concerning the benefits of senior, junior, and adjunct faculty in the classroom. The post can be linked to here. This is a subject that interests me greatly, and readers will…
Rank this Week: 1563

Weatherall's Law: IP in the land…

Weatherall's Law: IP in the land of Oz (and more)

Covers intellectual property in Australia. By Melbourne University's Kimberlee Weatherall.

http://weatherall.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 10

    Postscript

    Postscript
    I know, it kind of ruins the symmetry to post again, after 'The Last Post'.However, just after posting that last post, I got an email from Bill Patry, to let me know of the publication of his new treatise. It can't pass without comment. …
  • Jan 9

    The Last Post (and five things you didn't know about me)

    The Last Post (and five things you didn't know about me)
    I have been tagged by the 'Five Things You Don't Know About Me' Meme that is doing the rounds (thanks Abi). (Like Starkoff, I'm not tagging anyone else). So here goes:I have two brothers. They are both doctors. I have two sisters-in-law. …
  • Dec 18

    Reactions to the Cooper decision

    Reactions to the Cooper decision
    Various reactions to the 'linking is authorisation' Cooper decision handed down yesterday by the Full Federal Court:I commented yesterday (summary? 'troubling'. 'Have we, or have we not just had a very extended debate about copyright law in…
Rank this Week: 1946

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/
  • May 6

    Seattle U School of Law Briefs on the Criminalization of Homelessness Released Today

    Seattle U School of Law Briefs on the Criminalization of Homelessness Released Today
    In February, this Blog posted a comprehensive report from the Berkeley Policy Advocacy Clinic on the problem of the criminalization of homelessness in California. The Berkeley team, the Western Regional Advocacy Project, and Washington state…
  • May 6

    New scholarship on model laws as a means of (conservative) legal innovation

    New scholarship on model laws as a means of (conservative) legal innovation
    This post was written by Nate Ela, of COWS Monday's post described how, at the turn of the twentieth century, the model law emerged as a major new tool of governance in the United States. A hundred years later, model...
  • May 4

    The Rise of the Model Law as a Mode of Governance

    The Rise of the Model Law as a Mode of Governance
    This post was written by Nate Ela, of COWS A while back, we noted a forthcoming article by Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, which asked who passes business’s model laws. We’ve been keeping our eyes out for other writing on model laws,…
Rank this Week: 2001

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • May 6

    Off to London, or should I say on to London

    Off to London, or should I say on to London
    Having just finished the NYU Tax Policy Colloquium, Year 20 - classes and grading both (although I have no technical means of officially posting the grades yet) - I am off to London tonight.  On Friday and Saturday, I will be attending…
  • May 6

    Tax policy colloquium, week 14: Greg Polsky's "A Compendium of Private Equity Tax Games"

    Tax policy colloquium, week 14: Greg Polsky's "A Compendium of Private Equity Tax Games"
    Here is a picture of a place on Route 23 in Northern New Jersey that is reported to have excellent kielbasa, pierogis, etc.  I'm definitely hoping to try it sometime.Yesterday, at the last session of the 20th annual NYU Tax Policy…
  • May 6

    Strange but true

    Strange but true
    Last night, while walking down 6th Avenue en route to dinner, I saw this delightful image on a poster for the new Poltergeist movie.  Overnight, for some reason, this creature seems to have inspired a dream in which he or it was the star…
Rank this Week: 4313

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 6

    "Justice Alito’s Polygamy Perplex"

    "Justice Alito’s Polygamy Perplex"
    From the New Yorker: Juddging from Justice Samuel Alito’s contributions during Tuesday’s oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, the same-sex marriage case before the Supreme Court, he is a little hung up on polygamy. Over the course of…
  • May 5

    Men, faking it on the job

    Men, faking it on the job
    From the NYT: Imagine an elite professional services firm with a high-performing, workaholic culture. Everyone is expected to turn on a dime to serve a client, travel at a moment’s notice, and be available pretty much every evening and…
  • May 5

    Underestimating Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby

    Underestimating Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby
    Wall St. J., 5 Things to Know About Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby 3. Ms. Mosby has to overcome doubters who may be skeptical of her experience. Several residents interviewed in West Baltimore recently said they knew little about Ms.…
Rank this Week: 1986

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 1981

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • May 6

    One Too Many In The List

    One Too Many In The List
    A broad and well fought Republican presidential primary is a good thing.  It is way too early to pick a candidate.  The idea of a situation like this is to  let the discussion and debate happen.  The more we know the…
  • May 6

    Carly Fiorina On Misstatements Of Fact

    Carly Fiorina On Misstatements Of Fact
    The declared candidate for president weighed in on the latest Clinton Foundation scandals, the Iran deal, and what the GOP nominee is going to need to do to beat the former Secretary of State. The Audio: 05-05hhs-fiorina The Transcript: HH:…
  • May 5

    Beyond Winning, Who Can Lead?

    Beyond Winning, Who Can Lead?
    by Brian Fahy & Garrett Fahy As the ever growing field of GOP presidential candidates storms the country seeking supporters and funds, each contestant has pledged to undo what President Obama has done and has sought to discredit Hillary…
Rank this Week: 2185

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • May 5

    Why Can Clergy Opt Out of Same-Sex Marriage?

    Why Can Clergy Opt Out of Same-Sex Marriage?
    Cornell University law professor Michael Dorf considers the intricacies of a question Justice Antonin Scalia posed during last week’s oral argument in the same-sex marriage cases—whether, if the Court finds a constitutional right…
  • May 4

    Justice Alito Asks Whether Non-Romantic Couples Should Have the Right to Marry: Absurd Question?

    Justice Alito Asks Whether Non-Romantic Couples Should Have the Right to Marry: Absurd Question?
    Cornell University law professor Sherry Colb discusses a question Justice Samuel Alito asked during oral argument last week in the same-sex marriage cases—whether non-romantic couples should have the right to marry. Continue reading…
  • May 3

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

    Don’t Give Up on Baltimore: Part One of a Two-Part Series of Column
    Cornell University visiting law professor Joseph Margulies discusses the tense situation between the police and the community in Baltimore and argues that meaningful reform is on the horizon. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3874

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4553

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/
  • May 5

    “Free Range Children”

    “Free Range Children”
    It never occurred to me that I’d be talking about “free range children” as if they were a species of fowl and the big question was whether to let them out of the coop. But apparently it’s become an issue.[1] I was…
  • Apr 28

    Propensity to violate others – taking checks and balances seriously

    Propensity to violate others – taking checks and balances seriously
    Polls have found that more than 3 American men in 10 would rape or coerce a woman into sexual intercourse if they could get away with it.[i] Those findings have mostly been discussed only in conjunction with the issue of rape. But I think it…
  • Apr 21

    On Corporate Privilege – Have They No Shame?

    On Corporate Privilege – Have They No Shame?
    In a legal system which holds corporations responsible for virtually nothing, corporate power, hypocrisy and the wall of corporate shame keep growing. Corporations put clauses in consumer contracts that make suing them useless and impossible.…
Rank this Week: 4823

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 5

    Negotiation Poetry

    Negotiation Poetry
    As John Lande blogged last week, I have used the Recipes for Success as a fun closing exercise in both my ADR and Negotiation classes.  This was such a great example that I thought I would share–it sure brightened my day amidst the…
  • May 4

    What Me – A Social Scientist?

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

    Recipes for Succe

    Recipes for Succe
    I love the cookbook that Andrea and 1001 chefs wrote, Cooking Up a Deal: Negotiation Recipes for Success.  It’s a wonderfully short and fun piece to assign for the last day of class. For the final class in several courses, I ask…
Rank this Week: 2537

Goldman's Observations

Goldman's Observations

Covers legal education and the legal industry. By Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/personal/
  • May 5

    My Mom’s Idea of a “Really Good Day” (Gail Schlachter Hauser, 1943-2015)

    My Mom’s Idea of a “Really Good Day” (Gail Schlachter Hauser, 1943-2015)
    My mom filled out an advance healthcare directive before her death. We didn’t need to use it, but the fact we had it provided us (as loved ones) great comfort that we wouldn’t have to guess about my mom’s preferences....
  • May 4

    Remembering Greg Lastowka (1968-2015)

    Remembering Greg Lastowka (1968-2015)
    On the same day I lost my mom, I also lost a close colleague: Greg Lastowka, a law professor at Rutgers-Camden Law School. Greg was one of the leading Internet Law scholars in the world, and our paths crossed countless...
  • May 4

    Details on the Celebration of Dr. Gail Schlachter Hauser’s Life

    Details on the Celebration of Dr. Gail Schlachter Hauser’s Life
    Dr. Gail Schlachter Hauser died tragically and unexpectedly on April 27, 2015. On May 17, 2015, 4-6 pm, we will celebrate her life at Congregation Beth Am (Los Altos Hills) in the Beit Kehillah Room. Although the EventBrite system refers...
Rank this Week: 2029

Guile is Good! Why We Need Lawyers

Guile is Good! Why We Need Lawyers

Stories, movies, and books, all with the same there--how lawyers can help make a better world.

http://www.guileisgood.com
  • May 5

    Go Directly to Jail!

    Go Directly to Jail!
    When I was a young lawyer, I once met a well-known architect whose buildings I admired. I told him so. He replied, “I only design buildings; you lawyers are the architects of society.”Perhaps the phrase “architects of…
  • Apr 26

    Asleep at the Wheel?

    Asleep at the Wheel?
    Michael Glennon’s National Security and Double Government is a brilliant book that could change how we talk about both national security and the Supreme Court. He starts by posing a question that any intelligent reader of the New…
  • Apr 21

    Lawn Sale

    Lawn Sale
    Earlier this month Justice Ann Walsh Bradley won her race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court over Circuit Judge James Daley. But Judge Daley was not the only loser; the ideal of impartial justice also took a beating. Although the…
Rank this Week: 2323

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/
  • May 4

    Ignorance of the Law--by the Police--IS an Excuse (Part 3: More on HEIEN & Ramifications)

    Ignorance of the Law--by the Police--IS an Excuse (Part 3: More on HEIEN & Ramifications)
    In the last post, we discussed the Supreme Court's Heien decision and began to examine its ramifications. Recall that the Court approved, as constitutionally valid, a police officer's stop of an automobile for a faulty brake light. However,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4423