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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/
  • Sep 30

    Court Dismisses Cases Against Three Chicago Law School

    Court Dismisses Cases Against Three Chicago Law School
    Consumer fraud class actions filed against Chicago-Kent College of Law, DePaul University College of Law and the John Marshall Law School has been dismissed by the Illinois Appellate Court’s First District, according to The National Law…
  • Sep 30

    Is the Second Circuit Using the Wrong Standard of Review?

    Is the Second Circuit Using the Wrong Standard of Review?
    From U.C. Davis: A posting in the Wall Street Journal Law Blog focuses on "Copy-Paste Precedent," a study by Professor Brian Soucek showing that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit appeared to be copying and pasting…
  • Sep 30

    Legal Education Reform Bibliography

    Legal Education Reform Bibliography
    Legal Education Reform Bibliography by Gould Law Library. "Abstract: This legal education reform bibliography was originally presented by the Dean of Touro Law Center, Patricia Salkin (as co-chair) to the NYSBA Committee on Legal…
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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
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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/
  • Sep 30

    California's New Sex Assault Bill: "Yes" Requires a "Yes"

    California's New Sex Assault Bill: "Yes" Requires a "Yes"
    California is now the first state to adopt an affirmative consent standard in regard to sexual assault claims. This change comes "as states and universities across the U.S. are under pressure to change how they handle rape…
  • Sep 30

    Give Me Your Password: Are Social Media Intrusions by Schools Reasonable or Unconstitutional?

    Give Me Your Password: Are Social Media Intrusions by Schools Reasonable or Unconstitutional?
    A new student comment by Talon Hurst, Give Me Your Password: The Intrusive Social Media Policies in Our Schools, 22 CommLaw Conspectus 196 (2014), discusses social media policies "that allow school officials to request or demand students…
  • Sep 30

    New Desegregation Documentary and Curriculum Available for Free: The Memphis 13

    New Desegregation Documentary and Curriculum Available for Free: The Memphis 13
    For those who have not seen it, I highly recommend Daniel Kiel's documentary, The Memphis 13, which explores the integration of Memphis schools through the voices of those who did it. The film is now available for streaming online and…
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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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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/
  • Sep 30

    First Yes Means Yes Law

    First Yes Means Yes Law
    California Yes Means Yes Law, Defining Sexual Consent Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that makes California the first in the nation to have a clear definition of when people agree to sex. The law goes further...<img…
  • Sep 30

    EEOC's First Ever Transgender Discrimination Suit

    EEOC's First Ever Transgender Discrimination Suit
    The EEOC Makes History by Filing Its First Ever Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits Yesterday, the EEOC initiated litigation against two separate employers: two lawsuits alleging sex discrimination "in violation of federal law by firing…
  • Sep 30

    Men: It's On U

    Men: It's On U
    The White House rolled out a new sexual assault prevention campaign engaging men as part of the solution: It's On Us What College Men Think of the New Rape Prevention Campaign That's Targeting Them. According to this report, they're…
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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/
  • Sep 30

    Fran Quigley: Tea Party Politics: Indiana to Haiti and Back

    Fran Quigley: Tea Party Politics: Indiana to Haiti and Back
    In Charles Dickens’ novella, A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge discovered the inevitable consequences of his selfish penny-pinching via a guided dream tour from the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. For stridently anti-government…
  • Sep 29

    The U.S. and the World Program on Human Rights Education

    The U.S. and the World Program on Human Rights Education
    During the most recent session, the UN Human Rights Council adopted the plan of action for the third phase (2015–2019) of the World Programme for Human Rights Education. The World Programme is an ongoing initiative, structured in…
  • Sep 26

    Local Commissions Speak Out on Criminalization of Homelessness -- In Defense of Human Right

    Local Commissions Speak Out on Criminalization of Homelessness -- In Defense of Human Right
    by JoAnn Kamuf Ward Criminalization of homelessness in the U.S. is increasingly on the radar of the United Nations. On a positive note, this is the result of inspiring advocacy by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP)...
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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/
  • Sep 29

    Dean Frank Wu: How to Start a Law School Clinic

    Dean Frank Wu: How to Start a Law School Clinic
    This essay is by Dean Frank H. Wu, who is Chancellor & Dean of University of California Hastings College of the Law. It was originally published on LinkedIn. I once was honored to speak at a conference to colleagues (law...
  • Sep 19

    CSOL Founder Creates Nonprofit as Alternative to Infilaw

    CSOL Founder Creates Nonprofit as Alternative to Infilaw
    From the Charleston Post & Courier: "Charleston School of Law founder Ed Westbrook has formed a nonprofit corporation to run the school, which he says would provide a viable alternative to selling it to the for-profit InfiLaw System.…
  • Sep 13

    Dean Frank Wu: The Future of Scotland and the Role of Scholar

    Dean Frank Wu: The Future of Scotland and the Role of Scholar
    This essay is by Dean Frank H. Wu, who is Chancellor & Dean of University of California Hastings College of the Law. It was originally published on LinkedIn. I have no opinion about Scotland seceding from the United Kingdom. But...
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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/
  • Sep 30

    Last year's best read on legislative process?

    Last year's best read on legislative process?
    As you are likely aware, the academy suffers from a shallow bench of scholars who carefully mine the field of legislative process. I share William Eskridge’s “collective lament” that such a critical area is woefully…
  • Sep 24

    The Scottish Independence Vote and the American Tea Party: What Do they Suggest for the Future of Government?

    The Scottish Independence Vote and the American Tea Party: What Do they Suggest for the Future of Government?
    At first blush, it seems that the vote for Independence in Scotland is miles away (or very far across the pond) from the Tea Party that has taken root in the United States. However, policy wonks suggest that the Scottish...
  • Sep 22

    Ever Heard of the Powell Memo?

    Ever Heard of the Powell Memo?
    Have you ever heard of the Powell memo? If not, take a moment to read on. The Powell memo refers to an August 23, 1971 “confidential memorandum” written by Lewis F. Powell, Jr., a corporate lawyer in Richmond Virginia, to...
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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/
  • Sep 18

    Cassidy on Reforming the Law School Curriculum From the Top Down

    Cassidy on Reforming the Law School Curriculum From the Top Down
    Mike Cassidy at the Boston College Law School has an interesting essay on curricular reform forthcoming in the Journal of Legal Education. Here's the abstract: With growing consensus that legal education is in turmoil if not in crisis, law…
  • Sep 4

    Artificial Intelligence and the Law

    Artificial Intelligence and the Law
    Plexus, a NewLaw law firm based in Australia, has just released a new legal product that purports to apply artificial intelligence to a relatively common, discrete legal issue -- detemining whether a proposed trade promotion (advertisement in…
  • Aug 24

    Ahead of the Curve: Three Big Innovators in BigLaw

    Ahead of the Curve: Three Big Innovators in BigLaw
    Nashville, TN. It is time to put down the broad brush used to paint BigLaw as inefficient and out of touch. At least for me, that is the big takeaway from the 2014 International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) conference, which...
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