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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/
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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/
  • Nov 20

    [Ilya Somin] Obama, immigration, and the rule of law

    [Ilya Somin] Obama, immigration, and the rule of law
    Opponents of President Obama’s recently announced plan to defer the deportation of up to 5 million undocumented immigrants argue that it undermines the rule of law. After all, they contend, the president is required to enforce federal…
  • Nov 20

    [Eugene Volokh] The Justice Department’s memorandum on deferring deportation of some categories of illegal alien

    [Eugene Volokh] The Justice Department’s memorandum on deferring deportation of some categories of illegal alien
    If you’re interested, here’s the Justice Department Office of Legal Counsel’s opinion titled, “The Department of Homeland Security’s Authority to Prioritize Removal of Certain Aliens Unlawfully Present in the…
  • Nov 20

    [Ilya Somin] Life imitates The Hunger Game

    [Ilya Somin] Life imitates The Hunger Game
    In a dramatic case of life deliberately imitating art, a number of students in Thailand were recently arrested for using the famous Hunger Games salute to express opposition to the country’s repressive government: What would Katniss do?…
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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/
  • Nov 20

    Unconditionally Rejected

    Unconditionally Rejected
    The Florida Supreme Court has denied admission to an applicant who received his law degree in April 2005 and passed the bar exam in February 2006. The court rejected the recommendation of the Board of Bar Examiners to admit the...
  • Nov 20

    When A Lawyer Defaults On Bar Charge

    When A Lawyer Defaults On Bar Charge
    The Maryland Court of Appeals has disbarred an attorney for misconduct described in the headnote to the case The Court of Appeals disbarred attorney who gave incorrect advice to a client in an immigration matter, told the client that he...
  • Nov 20

    Lawyer Gets Paid

    Lawyer Gets Paid
    An attorney was properly paid a fee of over half a million dollars for his work in a contested probate matter, according to a decision of the New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department Karen Cullin retained James...
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43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    organic cosmetics class certified

    organic cosmetics class certified
    Brown v. Hain Celestial Group, Inc., No. C 11-03082, 2014 WL 6306581 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 14, 2014)Hain has staved off class actions several times, but not here: the court certified a class of purchasers of Avalon Organics and Jason cosmetic…
  • Nov 17

    Koch and wine: punitive damages for wine fraud reduced but allowed

    Koch and wine: punitive damages for wine fraud reduced but allowed
    Koch v. Greenberg, 14 F. Supp. 3d 247 (S.D.N.Y. 2014)There’s probably a good magazine article or two in this story.  William Koch, the “litigious younger brother” of Charles and David, bought over 2600 bottles of rare…
  • Nov 14

    NPR story on apple varieties and TM as substitute for patent

    NPR story on apple varieties and TM as substitute for patent
    The story suggests that control over new varieties could last forever, instead of expiring as previous patents on new varities have, because the varieties are "trademarked." Query: if the public knows the apple as SweeTango, why isn't that…
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Nov 14

    Video from the Link Rot Symposium

    Video from the Link Rot Symposium
    We have received quite a few inquiries about getting media from the October 24 Link Rot Symposium online so people who could not attend the live event or webinar can benefit from our speakers’ presentations and discussion.  In…
  • Nov 13

    Are you listening to Serial?

    Are you listening to Serial?
    Are you as obsessed with the Serial podcast as we are here at the Georgetown Law Library? Do you wonder if Adnan did it or not? What’s the deal with Jay and Jenn? Is the shrimp sale at the Crab Crib as delicious as it sounds? And why…
  • Nov 10

    Too Many Cooks and Copyright Law

    Too Many Cooks and Copyright Law
    This past weekend, the internet found a new obsession in the 11-minute video from Adult Swim, Too Many Cooks. This surreal walk down memory lane starts as a spoof of a typical 80s sitcom…and then proceeds to send up almost every genre…
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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…
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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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