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Dean's Blog

Dean's Blog

Dean Carroll's blog

http://cumberland.samford.edu/deans-blog
  • Apr 1

    The Brazilian Connection - Part II

    The Brazilian Connection - Part II
    Back in the Fall of 2008, I blogged about a trip to Sao Paulo that I had just completed. This blog is occasioned by two events, another trip to Sao Paulo and a series of articles in the Wall Street Journal this week about Brazil entitled "For…
  • Feb 23

    Public Interest Law and the Public Interest Career Fair

    Public Interest Law and the Public Interest Career Fair
    One of the important messages we try to communicate to our students involves public interest. A law degree is a tool of empowerment and it is important that we use that tool to give back to the community. read more
  • Dec 29

    Judge John Godbold

    Judge John Godbold
    The country lost one of its great leaders on December 22 when Judge John Godbold passed away at the age of 89. He had a remarkable legal career which included time as an outstanding trial lawyer and over forty years of service as a United…
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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/
  • Mar 6

    Connecticut Sees Overall Decrease in Student Suspensions, But State BOE Concerned About Rise in Younger Students' Discipline Rate

    Connecticut Sees Overall Decrease in Student Suspensions, But State BOE Concerned About Rise in Younger Students' Discipline Rate
    The Connecticut Board of Education released a presentation this week reporting an overall reduction in the state's suspension and expulsion rate for K-12 students. The state BOE reports that the number of suspensions and expulsions was…
  • Mar 6

    Concussion Safety in Children's Sport

    Concussion Safety in Children's Sport
    Douglas E. Abrams' new article, Concussion Safety in Children's Sports: A Central Role for the "Power of the Permit," 10 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 1 (2015), is now available on westlaw. He writes, "Since 2009, all fifty states and…
  • Mar 5

    The Steady Drumbeat for More Guns in School

    The Steady Drumbeat for More Guns in School
    This past fall, I posted on the increasing number of states permitting, if not encouraging, teachers to carry guns at school. One of those teachers taking advantage of the law in Utah shot herself in the foot at school. I thought this…
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Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
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