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Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Aug 27

    NLRB Issues New Joint-Employer Test

    NLRB Issues New Joint-Employer Test
    Today, the NLRB issued a 3-2 decision in the long-awaited Browning-Ferris case. I'm heading off to class, so I haven't read the decision yet and will copy the Board's announcement: In a 3-2 decision involving Browning-Ferris Industries of…
  • Aug 22

    Are Yelp Reviewers "Employees"?

    Are Yelp Reviewers "Employees"?
    In an interesting decision, the Northern District of California (where the Uber and Lyft cases both arose) recently ruled that Yelp reviewers are not employees. This is true despite the allegations that the individuals were purportedly told…
  • Aug 20

    Record Payout in Workplace Accident

    Record Payout in Workplace Accident
    Many scholars -- as well as those in the labor and employment law community -- have lamented the inadequate remedies offered by OSHA. The recent Bumble Bee case represents one instance where a horrific workplace death took place at a...
Rank this Week: 89

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Aug 26

    Milwaukesha

    Milwaukesha
    Funny how the words fit together so smoothly yet, when combined, seem grating to the ears of many who reside in the region.  The peculiar antipathy between Milwaukee County and Waukesha County may reflect the ways in which people have…
  • Aug 21

    An Alternative Arena Approach: Arsenal and Emirates Stadium

    An Alternative Arena Approach: Arsenal and Emirates Stadium
    Recently, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker approved an Assembly bill earmarking $250 million for the Milwaukee Bucks to use in financing their new downtown arena. Since I was at the tail end of my London study abroad program at the time of the…
  • Aug 20

    Walker Leading in Wisconsin Republican Nomination Race, but His Job Approval Fall

    Walker Leading in Wisconsin Republican Nomination Race, but His Job Approval Fall
    Still in the lead, but with cause for concern on the home front. That was the overall picture for Gov. Scott Walker as the Marquette Law School Poll on Thursday released its first wave of results on political issues since April. For Hillary…
Rank this Week: 785

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Aug 27

    Tips for Lawyers Who Want to Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money

    Tips for Lawyers Who Want to Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money
    Recently, I was asked to write a post for a state bar association blog with highlights from my article, My Last Lecture:  More Unsolicited Advice for Future and Current Lawyers.  Then I thought, heck, I should post it here too.…
  • Aug 26

    ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition

    ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition
    From Kristen Blankley (Nebraska) via the list serv: Registration is now open for the ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition.  This competition promotes greater knowledge in arbitration by simulating a realistic arbitration…
  • Aug 24

    Public Officials and Trust

    Public Officials and Trust
    As we kick off the school year (and the election cycle), I thought these two blog posts (1-5 and 6-10) were quite interesting.  Here are the top 10 things that public officials do that erode the public trust in them…
Rank this Week: 1000

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 913

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Rodriguez v. United States: Supreme Court Says No to Prolonged Traffic Stop

    Rodriguez v. United States: Supreme Court Says No to Prolonged Traffic Stop
    Earlier this week, the Supreme Court decided City of Los Angeles v. Patel, the fourth and final of its search-and-seizure cases this term. In Patel, the Court overturned a city ordinance requiring hotel operators to share information about…
  • Jun 25

    Ohio v. Clark: The Supreme Court’s Latest Pronouncement on the Confrontation Clause

    Ohio v. Clark: The Supreme Court’s Latest Pronouncement on the Confrontation Clause
    By guaranteeing criminal defendants the right to confront their accusers, the Sixth Amendment limits the ability of the government to use hearsay evidence against defendants at trial.  Importantly, though, the Confrontation Clause only…
  • Jun 2

    Elonis v. United States: SCOTUS Again Adopts Narrowing Construction of Criminal Statute

    Elonis v. United States: SCOTUS Again Adopts Narrowing Construction of Criminal Statute
    As I noted in my post last week, the Supreme Court has a variety of interpretive tools at its disposal to rein in the ever-expanding reach of federal criminal law.  Right on cue, the Court demonstrated the use of one of these tools this…
Rank this Week: 1548