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Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    SCOTUS and the Code of Judicial Conduct

    SCOTUS and the Code of Judicial Conduct
    I have an oped on CNN.com explaining why SCOTUS should adopt a Code of Judicial Conduct. Here is the gist: While Supreme Court justices obviously face the same quandaries and dilemmas as all other judges, they alone have no set...
  • Apr 9

    AALS Section on Professional Responsibility Call for Papers – 2018 AALS Annual Meeting

    AALS Section on Professional Responsibility Call for Papers – 2018 AALS Annual Meeting
    The AALS Section on Professional Responsibility invites papers for its program “Professional Responsibility 2018 Works in Progress Workshop” at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego. Two papers will be selected from those…
  • Mar 28

    Judges, Courthouses, and C-SPAN

    Judges, Courthouses, and C-SPAN
    The Virginia Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission (JIRC) has filed a complaint against two retired judges alleging that they violated the state’s judicial ethics code by campaigning against a referendum to relocate the Augusta County…
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Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Apr 27

    Saturation Coverage of Non-News About Tax Policy

    Saturation Coverage of Non-News About Tax Policy
    By Neil H. BuchananDuring the 2016 election campaign, Donald Trump hit a low point with the press when he announced that he would make a "major statement" about the birther controversy, supposedly to tell the world at long last that he had…
  • Apr 26

    Wrongful Birth Suits: What's In a Name?

    Wrongful Birth Suits: What's In a Name?
    by Sherry F. ColbIn my Verdict column for this week, I discuss the legislation currently pending in Texas to abolish the cause of action for wrongful birth.  A wrongful birth suit is one in which the plaintiff claims that had the…
  • Apr 25

    Trump Is -- Gasp! -- Being Dishonest About the National Debt

    Trump Is -- Gasp! -- Being Dishonest About the National Debt
    by Neil H. BuchananIt has always been clear that Republicans are situational deficit hawks.  They are perfectly happy to run up huge amounts of debt when their men occupy the White House, and even to leave spending for their wars off of…
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Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Apr 26

    Mr. No-Government President Discovers the Government

    Mr. No-Government President Discovers the Government
    Marci A. Hamilton, a Fox Distinguished Scholar in the Fox Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania, describes how the separation of powers built into U.S. democracy is working as it should to prevent abuses of power by, at this…
  • Apr 25

    Texas Moves Toward Abolishing Wrongful Birth Suit

    Texas Moves Toward Abolishing Wrongful Birth Suit
    Cornell University law professor Sherry F. Colb comments on a Texas bill currently under consideration that would eliminate the “wrongful birth” cause of action. Colb defines wrongful birth and points out that while its opponents…
  • Apr 23

    Responding to the Banned Use of Chemical Weapons: When All Else Fail

    Responding to the Banned Use of Chemical Weapons: When All Else Fail
    Chapman University Fowler School of Law professor Ronald D. Rotunda explains the difficulty of determining whether a nation has chemical weapons and praises President Trump’s recent military response to the use of chemical weapons in…
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LII Announce

LII Announce

Features announcements, featured content and legal information factoids. From the Legal Information Institute.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu
  • Apr 21

    What Would You Like to Know?

    What Would You Like to Know?
    Right now, we’re reworking all of the pages on the website that tell you about what we do.  And we’re settling into an approach to this newsletter that makes some assumptions about what you want to know about the LII and what…
  • Apr 21

    LII Donor Profile: Steve Edenbo, First Person Interpreter of Thomas Jefferson

    LII Donor Profile: Steve Edenbo, First Person Interpreter of Thomas Jefferson
    When looking for the next LII donor to interview, we thought: who better than a Thomas Jefferson interpreter during the birthday month of our third president? Meet Steve Edenbo, historian and impersonator of Thomas Jefferson for the last 18…
  • Apr 21

    UPDATE: Women & Justice, Cornell & the LII

    UPDATE: Women & Justice, Cornell & the LII
    Last summer, we announced our plans to take over the operation of the Women & Justice caselaw collection, which has been created by Cornell Law’s Avon Center prior to its closure. We thought it was time for an update. Under the…
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VoxPopuLII

VoxPopuLII

Offers new and interesting views of law on the Internet.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/voxpop
  • Apr 18

    25 for 25: a look forward

    25 for 25: a look forward
    This year, I was lucky enough to be able to attend the annual LVI conference, held this year at Limmasol, Cyprus.  A truly beautiful place where Laris Vrahimis from CyLaw and the Cyprus Bar went out of their way to make a memorable…
  • Mar 24

    25 for 25: Zen and the Art of Pioneer Maintenance

    25 for 25: Zen and the Art of Pioneer Maintenance
      by G. Burgess Allison     The pioneer is a curious thing.  In the Old Days, pioneers were pretty easy to understand: There’s a mountain way over there that nobody’s crossed before—why don’t we…
  • Mar 10

    25 for 25: Underestimating the Internet

    25 for 25: Underestimating the Internet
      [ Ed. note:  two of Professor Perritt’s papers have strongly influenced the LII.  We recommend them here as “extra credit” reading.  “Federal Electronic Information Policy” provides the…
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b-screeds

b-screeds

By Thomas R. Bruce of the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/tbruce
  • Dec 24

    Windmill

    Windmill
    A couple of days ago, in the way that one does on the Internet, I stumbled into the extraordinary story of William Kamkwamba, who built a windmill from scrap and spare parts to provide electricity to his home. He was 14, living in an isolated…
  • Jun 10

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

    This one’s got me feeling my age…
    … in more ways than one.  Back in May of 1994, a week or so before the annual CALI conference for legal technologists, three of us circulated the document you see below.  Composed by me, Peter Martin, and Will Sadler, it set…
  • Jun 10

    This one’s got me feeling my age…

    This one’s got me feeling my age…
    … in more ways than one.  Back in May of 1994, a week or so before the annual CALI conference for legal technologists, three of us circulated the document you see below.  Composed by me, Peter Martin, and Will Sadler, it set…
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The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

Musings from the librarians of the Cornell Law Library on library resources, research tips and news.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Sep 17

    Moving On!

    Moving On!
    Starting today the law library will no longer be posting to this page. For the latest updates and postings visit our website and our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.
  • Jun 29

    We’re Hiring – Student Assistant Position Available

    We’re Hiring – Student Assistant Position Available
    Senior Public Services Student Assistant Level IV Contact: Kathy Hartman Keh7@cornell.edu Summary description: Works independently at the circulation service desk assisting patrons and performing a variety of library tasks including assisting…
  • Jun 22

    New Books List – June 2015

    New Books List – June 2015
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for June 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. The Changing Face of American Banking…
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InfoBrief

InfoBrief

A Cornell Law Library current awareness service for the Cornell Law School faculty.

http://infobrief.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 28

    Dear Readers A

    Dear Readers A
    Dear Readers, As you may know, the Cornell Law Library has been maintaining two blogs, InfoBrief and Competitive Edge. We have decided to merge the two blogs under the banner of InfoBrief. To stay current with InfoBrief, you will want to…
  • Apr 18

    New Books at Cornell Law Library

    New Books at Cornell Law Library
    The latest list of New Books is available on the Law Library web site.  Click here to view the entire list.  It includes all new books at the Law Library as well as law-related books at other libraries on campus.  Here are a few titles…
  • Mar 28

    New Law Books at Cornell

    New Law Books at Cornell
    The latest list of New Books for February 16-29 is available on the Law Library web site.  Click here to view the entire list.  It includes all new books at the Law Library as well as law-related books at other libraries on campus.  Here…
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