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PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Aug 27

    Two from Dorf on policing and body camera

    Two from Dorf on policing and body camera
    Two posts from Mike Dorf--one supporting use of body cams and one considering the effect and future of broken-windows policing, which necessarily increases the number of police-citizen law-enforcement encounters, which necessarily means…
  • Aug 27

    ASU Aspiring Law Professors Conference

    ASU Aspiring Law Professors Conference
    A quick note: ASU's annual aspiring law professors conference is coming up on Saturday, September 27. The keynote speaker this year is Paul Caron of Pepperdine. The conference announcement, which can be found here, includes the following…
  • Aug 27

    Bloom, "Against Empathy"

    Bloom, "Against Empathy"
    There has been a long debate in law about the role of empathy in judging, a debate that gained new prominence during and after the nomination of Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Those who are interested in that debate may enjoy a new essay in the…
Rank this Week: 41

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    CALI.ORG - Lessons for Law School Succe

    CALI.ORG - Lessons for Law School Succe
    The new school year has started and it is a good time to gather study aids.  One of the best, and free, online study aid is the www.cali.org website.  "The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, also known as CALI, is a…
  • Aug 25

    United States Code (USC) - effective September 1st there will be 52 Titles.

    United States Code (USC) - effective September 1st there will be 52 Titles.
    From the Announcement - A Brief Summary of Changes:  Provisions relating to voting and elections are being transferred from titles 2 and 42 into a new Title 52, Voting and Elections. The transfers are necessary and desirable to create…
  • Aug 24

    HeinOnline New Collection: Pentagon Paper

    HeinOnline New Collection: Pentagon Paper
    HeinOnline recently published a new library entitled "Pentagon Papers."  This new library provides a digital version of the "Pentagon Papers" which are a series of reports about the United States' political-military involvement in…
Rank this Week: 706

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Aug 26

    Video-Recording Police–Citizen Encounters Is Necessary but Not Enough

    Video-Recording Police–Citizen Encounters Is Necessary but Not Enough
    In light of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, Cornell University law professor Michael Dorf weighs the benefits and costs of equipping police officers with wearable cameras to record encounters with citizens. Dorf concludes that while…
  • Aug 24

    The Reclamation of Torture

    The Reclamation of Torture
    Guest columnist and professor of law and government at Cornell University, Joseph Margulies discusses the use of the term “torture” in American media and the public sphere. Margulies describes the change in language after 9/11 and…
  • Aug 21

    Who Is Abusing Power: Rick Perry or Michael McCrum, His Special Prosecutor?

    Who Is Abusing Power: Rick Perry or Michael McCrum, His Special Prosecutor?
    John Dean, former counsel to the president, comments on the recent indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry. Dean cautions against falling for Perry’s and even some Democrats’ quick dismissal of the indictment as politically…
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