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The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Mar 29

    [Eugene Volokh] Restrictions on how businesses label credit card/cash price differences are speech restriction

    [Eugene Volokh] Restrictions on how businesses label credit card/cash price differences are speech restriction
    Businesses are generally free to charge lower prices for cash transactions than for credit card transactions; but some states bar businesses from labeling this as “$10, with a 30-cent surcharge for credit cards,” though businesses…
  • Mar 29

    [Orin Kerr] A glimpse at federal appellate briefs from the 1920

    [Orin Kerr] A glimpse at federal appellate briefs from the 1920
    I’ve become mildly obsessed with a Learned Hand opinion from 1928, Marsh v. United States, 29 F.2d 172 (2d Cir. 1928). I discovered Marsh because I’m writing an article on what I call the cross-enforcement of the Fourth Amendment.…
  • Mar 29

    [Ilya Somin] Will Brexit lead to Scotxit?

    [Ilya Somin] Will Brexit lead to Scotxit?
    In the movie Braveheart, William Wallace (played by Mel Gibson) famously said that the Scots should have “just one chance… to tell our enemies that they might take our lives, but they can never take our freedom!”…
Rank this Week: 4

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Mar 29

    Faster Not Better When Illegal

    Faster Not Better When Illegal
    A public reprimand has been imposed by the Indiana Supreme Court of an attorney who counseled and assisted his client's immigration fraud. In 2012, Respondent was hired by a United States citizen living in New Jersey to assist his wife,...
  • Mar 29

    Driving Mr. Paralegal

    Driving Mr. Paralegal
    A Tribunal Hearing Division of the Law Society of Upper Canada declined to suspended a paralegal charged with a Uber crime The responding party is a Paralegal who was licensed in 2015. He was employed by his older son, a...
  • Mar 28

    The English Teacher

    The English Teacher
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has disbarred an attorney Caroline Drummond was employed as counsel for Michael Ross Kettles in connection with Tulsa County District Court Case No. CF-2013-4788. Kettles was incarcerated in the David L. Moss…
Rank this Week: 123

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    internal studies on consumer preference support class action treatment for weed killer claim

    internal studies on consumer preference support class action treatment for weed killer claim
    Martin v. Monsanto Co., No. 16–2168, 2017 WL 1115167 (C.D. Cal. Mar. 24, 2017)This case grants class certification, illustrating the use of internal consumer research in class action practice.  The probabilistic nature of consumer…
  • Mar 29

    Plaintiff doesn't have to rebut 230 immunity in complaint against multiple partie

    Plaintiff doesn't have to rebut 230 immunity in complaint against multiple partie
    Moretti v. Hertz Corp., No. 14-469, 2017 WL 1032783 (D. Del. Mar. 17, 2017)Moretti sued for violation of California’s false advertising, consumer protection, and unfair and deceptive trade practices laws, and common law fraud.…
  • Mar 29

    False advertising of sperm donor leads to wrongful birth claim

    False advertising of sperm donor leads to wrongful birth claim
    Doe 1 v. Xytex Corp., No. C 16-02935, 2017 WL 1112996 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 24, 2017)|A false advertising case arising out of a wrongful birth claim: Does One and Two used xytex.com, which sold human semen for use in artificial insemination.…
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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Mar 29

    It’s Tax Time!

    It’s Tax Time!
    Don’t forget the library has some fabulous databases to assist you with your tax research. Our Federal Tax Research Guide will point you in the right direction. These databases will provide commentary on all aspects of federal tax laws.…
  • Mar 22

    Anniversary of the Stamp Act

    Anniversary of the Stamp Act
    If you’re a Facebook user, you might have seen the post from the National Museum of American History noting that today, March 22, is the anniversary of the Stamp Act. On this day in 1765, Britain enacted the Stamp Act to raise money…
  • Mar 20

    Law Library Student Survey — 2017

    Law Library Student Survey — 2017
    The Law Library is conducting its annual survey on our collections and services. Please take about a few minutes to give us your feedback. Take the 2017 Law Library Survey We promise to read every comment submitted, and we’ll do what we…
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Georgetown Law Faculty Blog

Georgetown Law Faculty Blog

Blog for various Georgetown Law faculty to post about legal topics of interest.

http://gulcfac.typepad.com/georgetown_university_law/
  • Jun 13

    Cost-Benefit Jumps the Shark

    Cost-Benefit Jumps the Shark
    The Department of Justice's Economic Analysis of Prison Rape by Lisa Heinzerling Despite initial signs suggesting a different path, the Obama Administration has promoted the role of cost-benefit analysis in regulatory policy as fiercely as…
  • Jun 6

    Antibiotics, Animals, and Agency Discretion

    Antibiotics, Animals, and Agency Discretion
    by Lisa Heinzerling When an agency defends over three decades of inaction on an important problem by saying that acting would take too long, one hopes a judge reviewing the agency's inaction will see through the pretense. This is exactly what…
  • Sep 2

    Ozone Madne

    Ozone Madne
    (The following post corrects two small factual errors in the original post.) by Lisa Heinzerling Today, President Obama announced that he had asked EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to withdraw the final National Ambient Air Quality Standard…
Rank this Week: 1558

Foreign Collection Development…

Foreign Collection Development Blog (FCIL-SIS)

Discusses new titles and current issues in collection development for law librarians who collect foreign and international law at their institutions.

http://foreignlawcollections.blogspot.com/
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