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Law & Economics Prof Blog

Law & Economics Prof Blog

Edited by Murat C. Mungan, David Gamage, Eric Rasmusen, Ben Depoorter, Gerrit de Geest, Shi-Ling Hsu, Manuel A. Utset, Jr., Brian Galle and Yuval Feldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_econ/
  • May 21

    Hersch: Should we care that women with "elite" education drop out of the workforce?

    Hersch: Should we care that women with "elite" education drop out of the workforce?
    "How Opting Out Among Women With Elite Education Contributes to Social Inequality" Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality 3(2), Spring 2015, 192-215 Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 15-11 JONI HERSCH, Vanderbilt…
  • May 18

    Biker Merger Economics.

    Biker Merger Economics.
    What happened in Waco? Several biker gangs met at a large bar. A fight started in the bathroom, and despite the presence of 12 policeman, it became general and 9 people ended up killed. My question: Why were so many...
  • May 18

    Like Spider-Man, Today's Big Federalism Decision Arrived in Disguise

    Like Spider-Man, Today's Big Federalism Decision Arrived in Disguise
    Probably there is nothing I can do to convince you, reader, that you should be interested in today’s decision in Maryland v. Wynne. Not only is it a tax case, but it is also a dormant commerce clause case, and...
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Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • May 19

    New on HeinOnline: Religion and Law

    New on HeinOnline: Religion and Law
    In May, HeinOnline added a new library to its vast collection of legal materials: Religion and Law. According to its scope information, the collection "contains more than 1,200 titles and 600,000 pages including books, periodicals, and…
  • May 14

    New Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct to take effect shortly

    New Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct to take effect shortly
    On March 26, 2015, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court adopted amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct.  These amendments are the most extensive changes to the rules since 1998 and will take effect on July 1, 2015.  The…
  • May 8

    Lawyering Skills Valued by Hiring Partner

    Lawyering Skills Valued by Hiring Partner
    A new White Paper: Hiring Partners Reveal New Attorney Readiness for Real World Practice concludes that newly graduated law students and young associates often lack specific practical skills, including advanced legal research.  The White…
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The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

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

    The Otis Family: Part 2

    The Otis Family: Part 2
    A prior post introduced our readers to a bit of information on our Otis materials, which are largely related to the legal practice of James Otis, Sr. (father of the famous patriot).Today's item of interest is a 1733 writ of execution,…
  • Apr 14

    New exhibit in the Rare Book Room--"Exploring Magna Carta"

    New exhibit in the Rare Book Room--"Exploring Magna Carta"
    I'm happy to announce that there's a new exhibit on display in our Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room. Since the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta is this June, it seemed like a good opportunity for an exhibit on that topic. Exploring Magna…
  • Feb 13

    Happy Valentine's Day!

    Happy Valentine's Day!
    This Valentine’s Day postcard serves as an artistic expression of the heartwarming love that the general population often feels toward lawyers. A heavyset attorney, covered from head-to-toe in damning evidence, including no fewer than…
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M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Apr 24

    Mylan's Dutch Pill

    Mylan's Dutch Pill
    Mylan, which moved its domicile last year to the Netherlands in an inversion transaction, has a new tool to deploy in its defense against an unwanted bid from Teva. Yesterday, the Financial Times noted that Mylan was preparing to deploy...
  • Apr 23

    Universal Demand and Merger Litigation

    Universal Demand and Merger Litigation
    For what it's worth, Chu and Zhao have released a paper, The Dark Side of Shareholder Litigation: Evidence from Corporate Takeovers, and the abstract: Exploiting the staggered adoption of universal demand (UD) laws by 23 states between 1989…
  • Apr 22

    Odds of Comcast-TWC Deal Going Through?

    Odds of Comcast-TWC Deal Going Through?
    By now a coin flip? -bjmq
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Latin American Law Student…

Latin American Law Student Association

Boston College's Latin American Law Student Association (

http://bclalsa.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 3

    LALSA Newsletter 2/3/2010

    LALSA Newsletter 2/3/2010
    Hey LALSA!Here’s a quick overview of what’s in our most recent email. Brought to you by LALSA:General Body Meeting / Spanish for Lawyers WorkshopLALSA T-Shirts are in!March is DIVERSITY MONTHRecruiting Latino Admitted StudentsLALSA…
  • Dec 14

    Fall 2009 Event

    Fall 2009 Event
    August 28-30: Students of Color RetreatSeptember 15: General Body Meeting and 1L ElectionsSeptember 22: HACU/HNIP Guest Speaker Elena Vivas-HouseSeptember 25: LALSA Social at Union StreetSeptember 30: Mentor-Mentee Kick-Off DinnerOctober 1:…
  • Apr 9

    2009 Diversity Programs / Career Fair

    2009 Diversity Programs / Career Fair
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~*Bay Area Diversity Career Fair: The Hilton San Francisco Financial District, San Francisco, CARegistration Deadline: June 15, 2009…
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Corporate Law and Democracy

Corporate Law and Democracy

A repository of ideas, comments and papers on a range of issues related to corporate law and democracy. By Boston College Law School Professor Renee Jones.

http://reneejones.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 18

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?
    Susan Antilla of Bloomberg news published a recent column  revisiting the question of the continued viability of state securities regulators’ enforcement authority.  I spoke to Susan about my research  on the issue and I am quoted in…
  • Nov 18

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?

    Whither State Securities Enforcement?
    Susan Antilla of Bloomberg news published a recent column  revisiting the question of the continued viability of state securities regulators’ enforcement authority.  I spoke to Susan about my research  on the issue…
  • Sep 19

    Bailout-palooza

    Bailout-palooza
    The federal goverment’s proposal for a bailout of the financial industry sounded somewhat familiar to me.  I remembered that I had blogged about a similar proposal about a year ago on Conglomerate.
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