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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/
  • Sep 3

    Kim Davis (not Jim or Garfield) jailed for contempt

    Kim Davis (not Jim or Garfield) jailed for contempt
    Judge David Bunning has held Kim Davis in contempt and had her jailed. Bunning apparently pointed to the fact that members of the public are raising money to cover the fines (damn crowd-funding) as evidence that fines alone would not work.…
  • Sep 3

    Affirmative consent and switching the burden of proof

    Affirmative consent and switching the burden of proof
    I have been thinking a lot about affirmative consent in sex cases. I understand why advocates want affirmative consent as a policy matter; certainly, people should ensure that they are only having sex with partners who actually want to be…
  • Sep 3

    Tinkering with the machinery of marriage

    Tinkering with the machinery of marriage
    Jonathan Adler explains why Kim Davis cannot, and should not be able to, use her personal religious beliefs to refuse to issue licenses to same-sex couples; if her conscience prevents her from doing this, she must resign. Adler points to a…
Rank this Week: 84

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/
  • Sep 3

    “Driverless Car Law”: Another New Legal Field?

    “Driverless Car Law”: Another New Legal Field?
    As we noted last week in our post about “drone law”, advancing technology presents both new challenges and new opportunities for lawmakers and attorneys. Another such challenging field may be in the area of vehicular laws and…
  • Sep 1

    Finding Study Guide

    Finding Study Guide
    In addition to CALI lessons online, you can find some great study guides and study aids--such as the Examples & Explanations series, flash cards, CD's, and more--at the Law Library.  Many of the Library's study aids are kept on…
  • Aug 31

    Law360 - hot off the press legal new

    Law360 - hot off the press legal new
    Want to know what is happening "right now" in the legal world?  Then check-out Law360.  In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas,…
Rank this Week: 380

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Sep 3

    Must County Clerks Issue Marriage Licenses?

    Must County Clerks Issue Marriage Licenses?
    Cornell University law professor Michael Dorf comments on the developing situation regarding Kim Davis—the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk who refuses to grant same-sex marriage licenses—and argues that, with one possible exception,…
  • Sep 2

    The Republican Candidates, Abortion Rights, and the Duggars?

    The Republican Candidates, Abortion Rights, and the Duggars?
    Cardozo law professor Marci Hamliton describes the 2016 Republican presidential candidates’ views on abortion and women and distinguishes them from the views of the Republican Party that made Justice Sandra Day O’Connor the first…
  • Sep 1

    He Who Hesitated Lost: Unwed Father in Utah Forfeits Parental Right

    He Who Hesitated Lost: Unwed Father in Utah Forfeits Parental Right
    Hofstra University law professor Joanna Grossman comments on a recent Utah case where an unwed father forfeited his rights to contest the adoption of his child by not filing a paternity action. Grossman points out that this result is the…
Rank this Week: 3757