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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 7

    IPSC part 5: more copyright

    IPSC part 5: more copyright
    Third Breakout SessionCopyright and CompetitionCopyright’s Technological InterdependenciesClark AsayTechnological patrons depend on copyright for their motivations.  Copyright is an interdependent part of broader creative systems.…
  • Aug 7

    IPSC part 4: copyright (and a bit on the right of publicity)

    IPSC part 4: copyright (and a bit on the right of publicity)
    Second Breakout SessionCopyright Fair UseRaw Materials and Creative WorksAndrew GildenRaw materials concept is part of transformativeness in copyright and right of publicity cases.  Project: Examining the application and meaning of this…
  • Aug 7

    IPSC part 3: judicial panel

    IPSC part 3: judicial panel
    Judicial Panel: Chief Judge Diane Wood (7th Circuit) and Chief Judge Alex Kozinski (9th Circuit) Peter Menell: Discussion question: is IP common law?Wood: throughout the federal level, we are not a pure common law system, nor a civil law…
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Sep 12

    Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History now on HeinOnline

    Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History now on HeinOnline
    Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History is now available and fully searchable on HeinOnline. Congressional hearings, reports and other documents about the federal judiciary make up this multi-volume set, which until now, was only in…
  • Sep 10

    Research Training for Fall Faculty RA

    Research Training for Fall Faculty RA
    The library will be offering two research training sessions for new faculty research assistants this fall. In this training, research assistants will learn about library services and policies and will gain an introduction to our databases and…
  • Sep 9

    To Be or Not to Be… British?: The 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum is on Sep. 18th

    To Be or Not to Be… British?: The 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum is on Sep. 18th
    According to the latest polls the question of whether Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is running neck and neck. For those interested in knowing more about this historic referendum and its…
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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/
Rank this Week: 4633

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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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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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/
  • Sep 12

    Debit Card Misconduct Leaves Attorney Minus Law License

    Debit Card Misconduct Leaves Attorney Minus Law License
    The Nebraska Supreme Court has determined that disbarment is the appropriate sanction in a matter involving misappropriation and other misconduct. The facts In 1977, respondent was admitted to practice law in Nebraska. Between 1982 and 2005,…
  • Sep 12

    Judging While Intoxicated Draws Suspension

    Judging While Intoxicated Draws Suspension
    The Iowa Supreme Court has suspended a judge for 30 days without pay for judging while intoxicated The gravamen of the original complaint that triggered commencement of the proceeding was a report that the judge arrived at a courthouse in...
  • Sep 10

    Thefts To Buy Sports Memorabilia Lead To Disbarment

    Thefts To Buy Sports Memorabilia Lead To Disbarment
    The New York appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department has disbarred an attorney convicted of larceny in the second degree in Connecticut. The Fairfield Citizen had this report on the criminal case A Fairfield man who once was…
Rank this Week: 278

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/
  • Sep 14

    [Randy Barnett] Ensuring that laws remain “rational” when enforced

    [Randy Barnett] Ensuring that laws remain “rational” when enforced
    One of the great myths of constitutional law is that the New Deal Court completely eviscerated the Due Process Clause requirement that restraints on liberty not be irrational or arbitrary. In the canonical 1938 case of U.S. v. Carolene…
  • Sep 13

    [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] Cato Constitution Day symposium Sept 17

    [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] Cato Constitution Day symposium Sept 17
    On Wednesday, Sept. 17, the Cato Institute will host a symposium to celebrate Constitution Day.  The program looks excellent, as usual. Co-conspirator David Bernstein and I will be on a panel, along with Noel Francisco, and …
  • Sep 13

    [Ilya Somin] More on the debate over Scottish secession

    [Ilya Somin] More on the debate over Scottish secession
    The Dish blog has a helpful roundup of commentary on the debate over the potential effects of Scottish secession. A key question is whether an independent Scotland will be able to pursue more left-wing economic policies than the present…
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