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Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 1913

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/
  • Jun 22

    [David Kopel] Bad police training may have killed Philando Castile

    [David Kopel] Bad police training may have killed Philando Castile
    Can the family of Philando Castile sue the St. Anthony, Minn., Police Department? There may be a strong case, based on failure properly to train the department’s officers. Let’s start with the legal standards. The 14th Amendment…
  • Jun 22

    [Sasha Volokh] Can you delegate to the American Medical Association?

    [Sasha Volokh] Can you delegate to the American Medical Association?
    Under Pennsylvania’s Workers Compensation Act, employers can require employees to get an impairment-rating evaluation to determine what degree of impairment is due to the employee’s workplace injury. Doctors doing these…
  • Jun 20

    :@profnqr: Commentary symposium regarding threats to free speech

    :@profnqr: Commentary symposium regarding threats to free speech
    Commentary has just published an excellent symposium addressing the question: Is free speech under threat in the United States?  Top-notch contributors include Richard Epstein, Heather Mac Donald, John McWhorter, Harvey Silverglate and…
Rank this Week: 4

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Copyright Office issues 1201 report

    Copyright Office issues 1201 report
    Available here.  It's a lot to go through, but on first inspection they seem to be trying to address persistent problems, though in the main not by accepting the advice that participants had for them (like scheduling 1201 exemption…
  • Jun 21

    Slightly cooler take on Tam

    Slightly cooler take on Tam
    I will have some more thoughts in Tam in a forthcoming amicus brief arguing that dilution is unconstitutional.  I think this was about the least harmful affirmance the Court could have written, though for precisely that reason it leaves…
  • Jun 19

    Court approves conjoint analysis to determine damages in consumer class action

    Court approves conjoint analysis to determine damages in consumer class action
    Morales v. Kraft Foods Group, Inc., 2017 WL 2598556, No. CV14-04387 (C.D. Cal. Jun. 9, 2017)Plaintiffs alleged that they were misled by Kraft’s use of the term “natural cheese” on its “Natural Cheese Fat Free Shredded…
Rank this Week: 82

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/
  • Jun 22

    Ohio Revokes Admission For Application Misconduct

    Ohio Revokes Admission For Application Misconduct
    The Ohio Supreme Court revoked admission based on conduct that the applicant failed to disclose. Michael Alexander Callam, of Macedonia, Ohio, Attorney Registration No. 0092109, was admitted to the practice of law in Ohio on November 17,…
  • Jun 22

    No Misconduct Found In Unusual New Jersey Case

    No Misconduct Found In Unusual New Jersey Case
    The New Jersey Supreme Court agreed with a dissent from the censure recommendation of its Disciplinary Review Board and dismissed ethics charges against an attorney for conduct in the wake of a friend's suicide. The court concluded that the…
  • Jun 22

    "You're The Investigator, You Figure It Out"

    "You're The Investigator, You Figure It Out"
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has disbarred an attorney. The case involved a number of complaints Rule 8.4(c) provides that it is professional misconduct for a lawyer to engage in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or…
Rank this Week: 154

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jun 19

    Interlibrary Loan borrowing services temporarily suspended

    Interlibrary Loan borrowing services temporarily suspended
    Due to office moves in the Williams Library, interlibrary loan borrowing is suspended until Wednesday, June 21.
  • Jun 8

    Feedback Wanted: White noise machines in Williams group study room

    Feedback Wanted: White noise machines in Williams group study room
    The library is evaluating three models of white noise machines for use in group study rooms, and your feedback is wanted. The devices under consideration are available for use now in Williams 522A, Williams 524, and Williams 535A. Users…
  • May 31

    Studying for the Bar Exam?

    Studying for the Bar Exam?
    Check out the library’s Bar Exam Resource Guide for direct links to sample questions and bar exam prep books throughout the library and GOOD LUCK!
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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: 1136

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/
Rank this Week: 5039