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Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Apr 24

    Second Circuit Orders Release of Administration's Justification for Targeted Killing

    Second Circuit Orders Release of Administration's Justification for Targeted Killing
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Second Circuit ruled earlier this week that the government must release a redacted version of an Office of Legal Counsel memo outlining the government's legal authority to conduct targeted…
  • Apr 23

    Court to Rule on Separation of Powers in Foreign Affair

    Court to Rule on Separation of Powers in Foreign Affair
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear Zivotofsky v. Kerry--or, rather, to rehear the case, this time on the merits. The case tests congressional authority versus presidential authority in…
  • Apr 22

    Court in Schuette: Michigan Can Ban Affirmative Action

    Court in Schuette: Michigan Can Ban Affirmative Action
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Court's opinion in Schuette v. BAMN (Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary),…
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International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Apr 24

    Continued Violence in Eastern Ukraine

    Continued Violence in Eastern Ukraine
    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is deeply concerned about continued violence in eastern Ukraine, which has led to loss of life, further instability, and which is contributing to a climate of fear and anxiety, his spokesperson…
  • Apr 24

    Syria's Chemical Weapon

    Syria's Chemical Weapon
    More than 90 per cent of Syria’s chemical weapons material has been removed and destroyed in country, the head of the Joint Mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations today confirmed. The…
  • Apr 24

    Syria Urged to Reconsider Plans for Presidential Election in June

    Syria Urged to Reconsider Plans for Presidential Election in June
    Urging Syrian authorities to reconsider plans to conduct a presidential election in early June, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Joint UN-League of Arab States Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi this week pledged to…
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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/
  • Apr 24

    $20,000 Awarded in Scholarship Grants from LWI, ALWD, and LexisNexi

    $20,000 Awarded in Scholarship Grants from LWI, ALWD, and LexisNexi
    The Legal Writing Institute (LWI) and the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) have announced the recipients of the 2014 LWI/ALWD/LexisNexis Scholarship Grants. A joint committee of members from LWI and ALWD evaluated the proposals…
  • Apr 24

    Job Market for Law Grads Improves (Slightly) for Third Year; Class of 2013 was Largest in History of Legal Education

    Job Market for Law Grads Improves (Slightly) for Third Year; Class of 2013 was Largest in History of Legal Education
    A new article in the National Jurist magazine reports that the job market for recent law graduates is slowly improving, marking the third straight year of higher employment statistics. The article reports that 57 percent of the class of…
  • Apr 24

    Global Legal Skills Conference in Verona, Italy

    Global Legal Skills Conference in Verona, Italy
    The ninth Global Legal Skills Conference will be held in Italy at the University of Verona Faculty of Law from May 21-23, 2014. GLS-9 is co-sponsored by several leading international bar associations and professional organizations, including:…
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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…
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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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