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Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Dec 9

    Arkansas Supreme Court Upholds Birth Certificate Denial Listing Both Same-Sex Parent

    Arkansas Supreme Court Upholds Birth Certificate Denial Listing Both Same-Sex Parent
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In a closely divided (4-3) opinion in Smith v. Pavan, the Arkansas Supreme Court concluded that the state statutes governing the issuance of birth certificates to…
  • Dec 8

    Greenhouse on the Lower Courts Under Trump

    Greenhouse on the Lower Courts Under Trump
    Check out Linda Greenhouse's piece in the NYT on the stakes for the lower courts under Trump. She sites this analysis by Russell Wheeler at Brookings.
  • Dec 5

    Daily Read: The Equal Protection Argument for Allocation of Votes in the Electoral College

    Daily Read: The Equal Protection Argument for Allocation of Votes in the Electoral College
    ConLawProf Lawrence Lessig has a terrific post sharing arguments that the present "winner take all" rule (in all but 2 states) for allocating electoral votes violates the Equal Protection Clause. As an orientation for assessing the…
Rank this Week: 194

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Dec 9

    Congratulations to Professor Teri McMurty-Chubb

    Congratulations to Professor Teri McMurty-Chubb
    The faculty at the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law has recommended that Teri McMurty-Chubb be promoted to Professor of Law.
  • Dec 8

    Volume 21 of The Legal Writing Journal is Live!

    Volume 21 of The Legal Writing Journal is Live!
    Just in time for a productive grading break, the most recent version of Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing Institute is live here! The journal includes three essays (plus introduction by Terrill Pollman, Assistant Editor in Chief…
  • Dec 7

    Hiring at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

    Hiring at the University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
    The University of Massachusetts School of Law – Dartmouth invites applications from persons interested in teaching Legal Skills I and II, part of the law school’s core first-year required curriculum. Full-Time Lecturers may also apply to…
Rank this Week: 477

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Dec 9

    South Korea's President Impeached Following Corruption Scandal

    South Korea's President Impeached Following Corruption Scandal
    The National Assembly of South Korea voted 234 to 56 to impeach President Park Geun-hye, the nation’s first female president, following a damaging corruption scandal with allegations of influence-peddling. President Park's powers are now…
  • Dec 8

    Call for Papers: Trade, Law, and Development

    Call for Papers: Trade, Law, and Development
    The Board of Editors of Trade, Law and Development invites original, unpublished manuscripts for publication in the Summer 2017 Special Issue of the Journal on "Recent Regionalism." Manuscripts may be in the form of Articles, Notes,…
  • Dec 8

    Volunteers Needed to Judge the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

    Volunteers Needed to Judge the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
    The Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is the world's largest moot court competition, with over 600 teams from more than 90 countries. The Jessup Competiton allows you to interact with brilliant students and talented…
Rank this Week: 947

Sex Crimes

Sex Crimes

Devoted to the criminal laws regulating and punishing sex offenders. By Corey Rayburn Yung.

http://sexcrimes.typepad.com/sex_crimes/
  • Aug 30

    NY Times Series on Civil Commitment and Sex Offender

    NY Times Series on Civil Commitment and Sex Offender
    Although several years old, I recently stumbled across this multimedia New York Times series discussing sex offenders and civil commitment. The articles are available in three parts: part 1 | part 2 | part 3. The multimedia feature can be…
  • Aug 30

    DOJ Issues Report on Prison Rape

    DOJ Issues Report on Prison Rape
    As required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, the Department of Justice released an interesting report entitled: Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2008-2009.
  • Jun 1

    Carr v. United States - Initial Thought

    Carr v. United States - Initial Thought
    In a bit of a surprise, Carr won on a 6-3 vote. Although, as I thought, the likely way Carr would be victorious would be on the statutory interpretation issue and not the Ex Post Facto Clause claim. The outcome will have an effect on very…
Rank this Week: 1061

Law Blog

Law Blog

By John Marshall Law School Professor David Sorkin.

http://www.lawblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Minnesota vs. National Arbitration Forum

    Minnesota vs. National Arbitration Forum
    The National Arbitration Forum and the Attorney General of Minnesota have reached an agreement under which NAF will cease accepting new arbitration cases involving consumers, including collection actions by credit card companies. The consent…
  • Sep 27

    Kentucky's Internet gamble

    Kentucky's Internet gamble
    Governor Steve Beshear of Kentucky is seeking to seize more than one hundred gambling-related domain names. A judge initially rejected the governor's bid and has scheduled a hearing for October 7. See coverage in the Louisville…
  • Sep 27

    Gimme an "A"!

    Gimme an "A"!
    As anyone who has flown Southwest Airlines well knows, Southwest doesn't assign seats in advance. Instead, you are assigned a boarding priority when you check in at the airport or online, up to 24 hours before the flight. At the gate, you…
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