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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/
  • Aug 19

    UN Secretary-General Urges Missouri to Respect Right to Peaceful Assembly

    UN Secretary-General Urges Missouri to Respect Right to Peaceful Assembly
    As protests intensify over the killing of an American teenager in Missouri, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged all parties to exercise restraint and for authorities to respect the right to peaceful assembly. According to…
  • Aug 18

    ECHR Rules that UK Violated Prisoners' Human Rights by Denying Vote

    ECHR Rules that UK Violated Prisoners' Human Rights by Denying Vote
    The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) issued a judgment last week in the case of Firth and others v. United Kingdom in which it held that the United Kingdom violated the human rights of prisoners by denying them the...
  • Aug 15

    New Board of Editors Chosen for American Journal of International Law

    New Board of Editors Chosen for American Journal of International Law
    Congratulations to the new members of the American Journal of International Law (AJIL) Board of Editors! AJIL has been published on a quarterly basis by the American Society of International Law (ASIL) since 1907. AJIL features articles,…
Rank this Week: 298

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Aug 19

    Third Circuit Holds Philadelphia Police Campaign Contribution Rule Violates First Amendment

    Third Circuit Holds Philadelphia Police Campaign Contribution Rule Violates First Amendment
    Can a city prohibit police officers from making monetary contributions to political campaigns, including contributions to their union's political action committee? The Third Circuit, in its opinion in Lodge No. 3, Fraternal Order of Police v.…
  • Aug 18

    Second Circuit Orders Compliance Reports on Erie County Prisons Unsealed

    Second Circuit Orders Compliance Reports on Erie County Prisons Unsealed
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Second Circuit ruled today in U.S. v. Erie County, New York that a lower court's order sealing compliance reports on the treatment of prisoners in Erie County violated the First Amendment.…
  • Aug 18

    CALI for Constitutional Law: New Lesson on Same Sex Marriage, Windsor, and Perry

    CALI for Constitutional Law: New Lesson on Same Sex Marriage, Windsor, and Perry
    CALI has been updating its lessons this summer, including its Constitutional Law lessons. There is an entirely new one "Marriage and Same-Sex Marriage in Constitutional Law" covering the basic constitutional issues and arguments in…
Rank this Week: 841

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/
  • Aug 14

    New book on persuasion

    New book on persuasion
    Linda Edwards has published a new book titled Readings in Persuasion: Briefs That Changed the World. As Lucille Jewell’s review of the book explains, it presents briefs from real cases, including Loving v. Virginia and Lawrence v. Texas,…
  • Aug 4

    Interview with Judge Richard Posner

    Interview with Judge Richard Posner
    The July ABA Journal contains an informative interview with Judge Richard Posner of the Seventh Circuit. Legal advocates will be interested in Judge Posner’s comment that judges “are not good at . . . preventing personal experiences of…
  • Aug 2

    Visit the New Website for Federal Legislation: Congress.gov

    Visit the New Website for Federal Legislation: Congress.gov
    The Law Library of Congress has a new website, Congress.gov. The new website makes it easier to search for information about federal legislation. It's pretty easy to use. Go on, have a look at www.congress.gov. It's pretty cool. And you're...
Rank this Week: 1255

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: 2309

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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