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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/
  • Aug 22

    Easier Lateral Moves for Young Lawyer

    Easier Lateral Moves for Young Lawyer
    Large firms have moved from the pyramid model of hiring to the diamond model. With the pyramid model, the firm would hire a significant number of newbies. Over time, some would leave voluntarily, and some would get the message that...
  • Aug 22

    A Study of Law School Innovation

    A Study of Law School Innovation
    Analyzing Carnegie's Reach: The Contingent Nature of Innovation by Stephen Daniels, William M. Sullivan, and Martin Katz. Abstract: "Our interest is curricular innovation, with a focus on the recommendations of the 2007 Carnegie…
  • Aug 21

    More on U. Colorado School of Law's inaugural "Tech Law Accelerator" project

    More on U. Colorado School of Law's inaugural "Tech Law Accelerator" project
    Earlier this month, the New York Times ran a story (here and here) describing how several law schools are attempting to "reinvent" the upper level curriculum to bolster student training and job opportunities. In particular, the…
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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: 4525

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

Discusses new court decisions, legislation, and other cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. By Alex Stein, Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

http://steinmedicalmalpractice.com
  • Jun 9

    Interpreting Nevada’s Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Suit

    Interpreting Nevada’s Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Suit
    June 9, 2014 Libby v. The Eights Judicial District Court, --- P.3d ----, 2014 WL 2428791 (Nev. 2014) The Nevada Supreme Court recently delivered an important decision interpreting the state’s statute of limitations for medical…
  • Jun 9

    Interpreting Nevada’s Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Suit

    Interpreting Nevada’s Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Suit
    June 9, 2014 Libby v. The Eights Judicial District Court, --- P.3d ----, 2014 WL 2428791 (Nev. 2014) The Nevada Supreme Court recently delivered an important decision interpreting the state’s statute of limitations for medical…
  • Jun 9

    Causation Defenses in New Jersey

    Causation Defenses in New Jersey
    June 9, 2014 Komlodi v. Picciano, --- A.3d ----, 2014 WL 2050758 (N.J. 2014)This new decision of the New Jersey Supreme Court restated the rule that denies the comparative negligence defense to doctors who negligently fail to guard…
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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/
  • Aug 21

    Student Detained and Suspended Over a Dinosaur Story: A Constitutional Breach?

    Student Detained and Suspended Over a Dinosaur Story: A Constitutional Breach?
    The determinative facts are hard to confirm at this point, but based on news accounts, a student in Summerville, SC made a series of fictional story posts on Facebook as part of a class assignment just before the school year started. His…
  • Aug 20

    Judge Rules Against Louisiana Gov. Jindal in Common Core Lawsuit

    Judge Rules Against Louisiana Gov. Jindal in Common Core Lawsuit
    A Louisiana judge yesterday enjoined Gov. Bobby Jindal's move to block the implementation of the Common Core standards in Louisiana. The judge's grant of a preliminary injunction in favor of a New Orleans charter school group and the state…
  • Aug 20

    Education Law Center Calls on New Jersey to Assess Effect of Charters on Segregation and School Funding

    Education Law Center Calls on New Jersey to Assess Effect of Charters on Segregation and School Funding
    The following is a repost of an Eduction Law Center press release: In comments filed today, Education Law Center is calling on the NJ Department of Education (DOE) to issue rules requiring the State Education Commissioner to assess the impact…
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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/
  • Aug 21

    Ferguson and Human Right

    Ferguson and Human Right
    The incidents in Ferguson, Missouri, from Michael Brown's shooting to the police violence that has followed, are increasingly being seen as human rights issues. Late last week, Amnesty International U.S.A. dispatched, for the first time in…
  • Aug 20

    Sital Kalantry reports on UN CERD Committee and Chicago Public School

    Sital Kalantry reports on UN CERD Committee and Chicago Public School
    The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Expresses Concern Over Public Education in Chicago Chicago’s recent public school closings are one of the most frequently cited specific instances of racial discrimination…
  • Aug 19

    Upcoming Human Rights Conference

    Upcoming Human Rights Conference
    We highlight two upcoming human rights conferences. First, the Fifth International Conference on Human Rights Education, "Advancing UNiversal Human Rights Culture," will be held December 4-6, 2014, at American University Washington College of…
Rank this Week: 4564

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/
  • Aug 21

    Hook Up Culture Wanes at Harvard, Stanford

    Hook Up Culture Wanes at Harvard, Stanford
    From Bloomberg: As former social chair of the Sigma Chi fraternity at Harvard University, Malik Gill wants to appear especially welcoming to girls who come to the house for parties. Yet, Gill, who starts his junior year in a few...<img…
  • Aug 21

    $3200 for a Bride

    $3200 for a Bride
    Chinese men in rural villages are paying $3200 to families (parents, usually) to sell their daughters in rural Vietnam for marriage. Their marriages were arranged for cash, but some of the Vietnamese women who have found unlikely Prince…
  • Aug 21

    Study Finds Drop in Women's Representation in the Legal Profession

    Study Finds Drop in Women's Representation in the Legal Profession
    Jason Nance (Florida) and Paul Madsen (Florida), An Empirical Analysis of Diversity in the Legal Profession, Connecticut L. Rev. (forthcoming). In contrast to prior studies, we find that, although woefully underrepresented as a whole in the…
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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/
  • Aug 22

    NEWS: A Mike Brown Law?

    NEWS: A Mike Brown Law?
    From the Huffington Post: “A White House petition that would create a 'Mike Brown Law' requiring police officers to wear cameras has earned over 100,000 signatures in just one week. The petition, with 131,897 signatures at the time of…
  • Aug 11

    Scholar Spotlight: Professor Laura Merrifield Albright

    Scholar Spotlight: Professor Laura Merrifield Albright
    Today, the Legislation Law Prof Blog is spotlighting a freshly posted SSRN article on the relationship between race/ethnicity and campaign finance in state legislative elections. The article is based on Albright's study of 15 states and 3000…
  • Aug 6

    Calling All Faculty Who Teach Legislation Related Courses!

    Calling All Faculty Who Teach Legislation Related Courses!
    Friends: We at the Legislation Law Prof Blog have received several requests for course syllabi and other course materials related to legislative advocacy or drafting. We have built a TWEN page containing some such materials that have been…
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Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • Aug 18

    Update on Florida Coastal Dean Search

    Update on Florida Coastal Dean Search
    Following up on my April 22 post about problems with the Florida Coastal Dean Search is this recent post by Paul Campos featured in The Atlantic. As you will see the candidate involved was David Frakt, who had experience in...
  • Aug 3

    SEALS v. AALS

    SEALS v. AALS
    The Southeastern Association (SEALS) of Law Schools Annual Meeting is underway. It started on Friday, August 1, and will run until Thursday, August 7. The program can be found at: SEALS 2014 Program Since declining enrollments at most law…
  • Aug 1

    Some Unsolicited Advice for Texas A&M

    Some Unsolicited Advice for Texas A&amp;M
    As reported on Taxprof: Texas Wesleyan Law alumni have filed a complaint with the ABA against Texas A&M. Their goal is to be recognized as graduates of the new Texas A&M law school, since Texas Wesleyan School of Law no...
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nathuLAW

nathuLAW

Focuses on the interplay between law and education in the Caribbean region, with particular reference to Trinidad and Tobago.

http://nathulaw.com
  • Jul 17

    Think Before You Sue

    Think Before You Sue
    Many persons turn to the courts as a remedy where they feel aggrieved or wronged. Before making the decision to pursue litigation, there are several factors that you should consider. The first step is to identify what type of action that you…
  • Jul 17

    Copyright And Carnival In Focu

    Copyright And Carnival In Focu
    The Trinidad and Tobago Intellectual Property Office and the National Carnival Commission hosted a national seminar on 16th and 17th July, 2014 on the issue of ‘Copyright in the Carnival Industry‘. The feature speakers at the…
  • Jun 9

    The Rights of a Performing Artiste

    The Rights of a Performing Artiste
    Students of the Hugh Wooding Law School Human Rights Law Clinic were each given the opportunity to write an article for the he “Law Made Simple” column in the Trinidad Guardian newspaper. These topics ranged from…
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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/
  • Jul 28

    Conditional Scholarship Retention Update for the 2012-2013 Academic Year

    Conditional Scholarship Retention Update for the 2012-2013 Academic Year
    In comparing the conditional scholarship universe between the 2011-12 academic year and the 2012-13 academic year (with a brief look at 2013-14) there are a handful of things worth noting. First, as shown in Table 1, the number of law...
  • Jul 8

    A General Counsel's Advice to A Law Firm - Circa 2004

    A General Counsel's Advice to A Law Firm - Circa 2004
    Nothing promotes de-cluttering one's office like a move or new furniture. A colleague is retiring; I bought his table and standup desk, and gave up the humungous thing they gave me when I showed up. It meant tossing lots and...
  • Jun 17

    So, A Rough Cartoon Always Says Much....*

    So, A Rough Cartoon Always Says Much....*
    Via Facebook, I saw that my friend Joan Heminway had some interesting things to say about the private-public distinction in securities law over at our sister blog, Business Law Prof. I heartily recommend it. But with my usual instinct for...
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