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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 31

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The Supreme Court’s next Obamacare case(s)

    [Jonathan H. Adler] The Supreme Court’s next Obamacare case(s)
    On Monday, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Coons v. Lew, a constitutional challenge to provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) creating the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), an independent federal agency charged with…
  • Mar 31

    [Eugene Volokh] Harsh public speech about a person isn’t ‘stalking,’ says Georgia Supreme Court

    [Eugene Volokh] Harsh public speech about a person isn’t ‘stalking,’ says Georgia Supreme Court
    Georgia law makes it a crime (“stalking”) to “contact[] another person” — meaning “communicate with another person” using any medium, electronic or otherwise – “at or about a place or…
  • Mar 30

    [Orin Kerr] The physics of drying your hand

    [Orin Kerr] The physics of drying your hand
    Here’s an interesting post from my friend and former classmate Doug Natelson, now a professor of physics and engineering at Rice University, on why some ways of drying your hands work better than others. The opening: We’ve all…
Rank this Week: 8

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/
Rank this Week: 645

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 31

    Reading list: descriptive and suggestive TM

    Reading list: descriptive and suggestive TM
    Jake Linford, The False Dichotomy Between Suggestive and Descriptive Trademarks. Abstract: Classifying a trademark as descriptive rather than suggestive fundamentally alters the scope of trademark protection. A descriptive mark, derived…
  • Mar 27

    A legitimate affiliation confusion claim?

    A legitimate affiliation confusion claim?
    Grubbs v. Sheakley Group, Inc., 2015 WL 1321126, No. 1:13cv246 (S.D. Ohio Mar. 18, 2015)  The court adopted the magistrate judge’s recommendations in this case, dismissing Lanham Act claims (and RICO claims) and declining to retain…
  • Mar 26

    Fair use quote of the day

    Fair use quote of the day
    Rigsby v. Erie Ins. Co., No. 14-cv-905 (W.D. Wis. Mar. 16, 2015): “It is difficult to imagine how it could not be fair use for an insurer to copy or distribute a photograph for the purpose of evaluating an insured’s…
Rank this Week: 610

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 31

    Kritzer on Lawyers at Work

    Kritzer on Lawyers at Work
    Herbert M. Kritzer (U. Minn., Law) has published a new volume Lawyers at Work, collecting and updating his 35 years of empirical and theoretical study of attorneys in action, including daily office work, use of expert witnesses, contingency…
  • Mar 30

    Former Holland & Knight Attorney Reinstated

    Former Holland & Knight Attorney Reinstated
    Summary reinstatement was recently ordered by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals in the case of a former Holland & Knight suspended in 2011 On consideration of Bar Counsel’s report regarding petitioner’s petition for…
  • Mar 30

    Take That, Chief Justice Robert

    Take That, Chief Justice Robert
    The New Jersey Appellate Division has held that an indigent corporation convicted at trial and declared indigent by the trial judge is not entitled to a public defender on appeal at public expense. Western World, Inc. was indicted for…
Rank this Week: 699

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Mar 20

    New Group Study Room Reservation System

    New Group Study Room Reservation System
    The library is pleased to announce an upgrade to our group study room reservation system. Starting Monday March 23, for members of the Law Center community to reserve a room for Monday, March 30 or later, please go to:…
  • Mar 20

    Movie Night?

    Movie Night?
    Check out the new DVDs available to all members of the Georgetown Law community! We’ve recently added many new titles to our collection, including House of Cards, The Good Wife, The Butler, Gone Girl and much more!      …
  • Mar 17

    Lights, Camera, Learning

    Lights, Camera, Learning
    A recent study found that 79 percent of students view educational video on their own time to assist in their learning.  Do you know that Georgetown Law Librarians create our own tutorials to help you learn valuable research skills? Visit…
Rank this Week: 1800

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: 981

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: 4196