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Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Jun 21

    Might marijuana reform help address the obesity epidemic?

    Might marijuana reform help address the obesity epidemic?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this notable new New York Daily News article headlined "Science: Regular consumption of marijuana keeps you thin, fit and active." I am not sure the article that follows entire…
  • Jun 21

    Via presidential decree, Mexico legalizes medical marijuana

    Via presidential decree, Mexico legalizes medical marijuana
    As reported in this Washington Post piece, "Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed a decree this week legalizing medical marijuana." Here is more: The measure also classified the psychoactive ingredient in the drug as…
  • Jun 21

    "How to Cut Down on Traffic Stops: Legalize Pot"

    "How to Cut Down on Traffic Stops: Legalize Pot"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new Marshall Project piece that carried the subheadline "New data shows legalization leads to fewer encounters between cops and drivers, but racial disparities remain." Here are…
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Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jun 21

    "Evangelical leaders push for criminal justice reform"

    "Evangelical leaders push for criminal justice reform"
    The title of this post is the headline of this new article in the National Catholic Reporter. Here are excerpts: Evangelical Christian leaders are spearheading a campaign for criminal justice reform, calling for equitable punishment,…
  • Jun 21

    Henry Montgomery (of Montgomery v. Louisiana) re-sentenced to life with parole

    Henry Montgomery (of Montgomery v. Louisiana) re-sentenced to life with parole
    As reported in this lengthy local article, a defendant whose surname means a lot to a lot of juvenile offenders long ago sentenced to life without parole was resentenced today in Louisiana. Here are just some of the details of...
  • Jun 21

    A misdirected attack on two notable sentences in Justice Alito's Packingham concurrence

    A misdirected attack on two notable sentences in Justice Alito's Packingham concurrence
    There is a lot worth discussing concerning the Supreme Court's decision in Packingham earlier this week (basics here), and this new Washington Post "Fact Checker" piece decides to give particular attention to two lines from Justice…
Rank this Week: 14

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
  • Jun 21

    Consumer Redress: A Changing Tide?

    Consumer Redress: A Changing Tide?
    The ABA recently published The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection by my colleague, Amy Schmitz, and ODR guru, Colin Rule. The Global Pound Conference Blog just published a summary of a chapter in…
  • Jun 20

    How Mediation Works — a New Book By Leaders in the ADR Field

    How Mediation Works — a New Book By Leaders in the ADR Field
    I just had the opportunity to read the newly published, How Mediation Works, written by some of the leaders in our field: Stephen B. Goldberg, Jeanne M. Brett, and Beatrice Blohorn-Brenneur. My colleague Nancy H. Rogers also contributes a…
  • Jun 19

    AALS Works-in-Progress Conference – update

    AALS Works-in-Progress Conference – update
    This is a quick update on the upcoming AALS Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Works-in-Progress Conference that will be taking place at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University on October 20th and…
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Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jun 21

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law Michael J. Broyde, Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law, presents today his paper entitled Faith Based Arbitration Evaluated:The Policy Arguments For and Against Religious Arbitration...
  • Jun 19

    Call for Papers: Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law – Fukuoka, Japan

    Call for Papers: Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law – Fukuoka, Japan
    The International Academy of Comparative Law invites papers for the Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law at the 20th International Congress in Fukuoka, Japan, July 25, 2018. Workshops Each Workshop...
  • Jun 19

    Call for Papers: National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars – Tucson, AZ

    Call for Papers: National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars – Tucson, AZ
    The Rehnquist Center at the University of Arizona invites papers for the inaugural National Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars March 16-17, 2018. Its goal is to create a vibrant and...
Rank this Week: 26

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 521

Law School Innovation

Law School Innovation

Covers teaching, curriculum, and classroom technology. Edited by Professors Douglas A. Berman, Anupam Chander, Gene Koo and Mark W. Osler.

http://lsi.typepad.com/lsi/
  • Sep 3

    "Tech skills are the key to law students’ future employment ..."

    "Tech skills are the key to law students’ future employment ..."
    Though I have not blogged in this space for a very long time, my own long history here of discussing how I think technologies should be at the center of law school innovation prompted me to want to blog about...
  • Oct 20

    Unkind Cuts: Shrinking the law school budget

    Unkind Cuts: Shrinking the law school budget
    Legal education is under strain: Fewer people are applying to law school, and those who apply are less qualified. One result of this dynamic is that law schools are admitting fewer students, in order to keep qualifications up, but that...
  • Sep 19

    Mentoring-- innovative, practical, and achievable

    Mentoring-- innovative, practical, and achievable
    One of the things we do well here at St. Thomas is establish mentor relationships for our students with lawyers in the community-- every student has a mentor. Neil Hamilton and Verna Monson have done some significant and important work...
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Equal Vote: Election Law @ Mortiz

Equal Vote: Election Law @ Mortiz

Covers election reform, the Voting Rights Act, the Help America Vote Act, and related topics. Special attention to the voting rights of people of color, non-English proficient citizens, and people with disabilities. Publsihed by Dan Tokaji at Moritz Colle

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/blogs/tokaji/
  • Dec 18

    The Wrong Approach to Election Reform

    The Wrong Approach to Election Reform
    The Ohio legislature yesterday approved a bill (SB 380) that would eliminate the window for early registration and absentee voting, among other things.
  • Nov 7

    Reforming Registration

    Reforming Registration
    On Monday, I identified four problem areas to watch out for on Election Day: 1) lines at the polls, 2) voting equipment, 3) voter registration lists, and 4) provisional and absentee ballots. While machine breakdowns and polling place lines…
  • Nov 4

    What We Don't Know

    What We Don't Know
    We now know that Barack Obama will be the 44th President of the United States of America. In the enormity of this moment in American history, the gritty details of election administration, upon which my Moritz colleagues and I spend so much…
Rank this Week: 2324

Equal Vote

Equal Vote

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By Michael E. Moritz College of Law Professor Dan Tokaji.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/blogs/tokaji/
  • Dec 18

    The Wrong Approach to Election Reform

    The Wrong Approach to Election Reform
    The Ohio legislature yesterday approved a bill (SB 380) that would eliminate the window for early registration and absentee voting, among other things.
  • Nov 7

    Reforming Registration

    Reforming Registration
    On Monday, I identified four problem areas to watch out for on Election Day: 1) lines at the polls, 2) voting equipment, 3) voter registration lists, and 4) provisional and absentee ballots. While machine breakdowns and polling place lines…
  • Nov 4

    What We Don't Know

    What We Don't Know
    We now know that Barack Obama will be the 44th President of the United States of America. In the enormity of this moment in American history, the gritty details of election administration, upon which my Moritz colleagues and I spend so much…
Rank this Week: 2206