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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/
  • Aug 27

    [Todd Zywicki] Upcoming Law & Economics Center seminars for law professors and judge

    [Todd Zywicki] Upcoming Law & Economics Center seminars for law professors and judge
    The George Mason Law & Economics Center has two upcoming seminars in October that may be of interest to some readers and for which we still have a few openings left. For Law Professors, we have our upcoming “LEC Workshop for Law…
  • Aug 26

    [Eugene Volokh] High on Injunction

    [Eugene Volokh] High on Injunction
    The west entrance to the U.S. Supreme Court building. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst “High on Injunctions” turns out to have been the standard name of a leading treatise on the law of injunctions, published by James L. High in 1874 and…
  • Aug 26

    [Eugene Volokh] Using a false Social Security number is a crime — but is it a crime ‘of moral turpitude’?

    [Eugene Volokh] Using a false Social Security number is a crime — but is it a crime ‘of moral turpitude’?
    Illegal immigrants can be deported, especially if they commit a crime. But if their crime is not a “crime involving moral turpitude,” then they can ask the Justice Department to exercise its discretion to keep them from being…
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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/
  • Aug 28

    After The Fall

    After The Fall
    An attorney who has been charged by the Illinois Administrator with assisting his disbarred spouse's subsequent unauthorized practice has filed an answer denying any misconduct. From the complaint (which also charges an "affiliated"…
  • Aug 28

    Practice Pointer: Termination Means Stop Filing Pleading

    Practice Pointer: Termination Means Stop Filing Pleading
    The Idaho Supreme Court has imposed disbarment of an attorney after a hearing in which the attorney had admitted some of the charges and contested other allegations. From the summary on the web page of the Idaho State Bar Count...
  • Aug 28

    A Multitude Of Crime

    A Multitude Of Crime
    Permanent disbarment has been imposed on a convicted attorney by the Kentucky Supreme Court. In considering the appropriate penalty for this ethical violation, the Board [of Governors of the Kentucky Bar Association] considered the multitude…
Rank this Week: 160

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    NY false advertising law lacks rigid false/misleading distinction

    NY false advertising law lacks rigid false/misleading distinction
    Classic Liquor Importers, Ltd. v. Spirits International B.V., --- F. Supp. 3d ----, 2016 WL 4419457, No. 15 Civ. 6503  (S.D.N.Y. 2016)Classic Liquor is a newcomer to the liquor business that recently launched a line of vodkas under the…
  • Aug 25

    Pictures from Canada

    Pictures from Canada
    Canada, like many other countries, considers "taking unfair advantage" of a trademark to be a distinct problem, making it less favorable to parody and other uses than the U.S. as a matter of formal law.  What difference does that make in…
  • Aug 25

    Inconceivable: allegedly made-up price comparison allows consumer suit

    Inconceivable: allegedly made-up price comparison allows consumer suit
    Chester v. TJX Cos., 2016 WL 4414768, No 5:15-cv-01437 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 18, 2016)When an opinion begins with the quote, “You keep using that word. I don’t think it means what you think it means,” it’s not going to go…
Rank this Week: 149

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/
  • Aug 26

    France and the Burkini-Ban Debate

    France and the Burkini-Ban Debate
    France has always prided itself on its secularism, referred to as laïcité in French. This is one of the core concepts within its constitution and it has been used as a reason in recent years to ban religious clothing –…
  • Aug 24

    Welcome New Students!

    Welcome New Students!
    All you need to know about getting started at the Georgetown Law Library is summarized here. Don’t hesitate to ask a reference librarian if you have any questions. We’re wearing an Ask Me button and available at the Reference…
  • Aug 19

    Happy National Aviation Day!

    Happy National Aviation Day!
    According to 36 U.S.C. 118, August 19 is designated as National Aviation Day. First recognized in 1939 by Franklin D. Roosevelt on the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday, it was codified in Title 36 with other days of patriotic…
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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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