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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
  • Jul 28

    CFP: Democracy and the Rule of Law — London, UK

    CFP: Democracy and the Rule of Law — London, UK
    The Centre for the Study of International Peace and Security invites submissions for its conference on the topic of Democracy and the Rule of Law: Relationships, Challenges, and Conflicts, to be...
  • Jul 24

    Calls for Papers: Nominations for AALS Section on Law & Religion – Annual Award for Excellence in Scholarship

    Calls for Papers: Nominations for AALS Section on Law & Religion – Annual Award for Excellence in Scholarship
    The AALS Section on Law & Religion is once again soliciting papers for consideration for its annual Award for Excellence in Scholarship, to be given at the AALS Annual Meeting next January. ...
  • Jul 12

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Emory University School of Law George Shepherd, Professor of Law, Emory University School of Law, presents today his paper entitled: Discerning the Bible’s Requirements for Being a Christian: An Originalist,…
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Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 28

    Texas completes second US execution in as many day

    Texas completes second US execution in as many day
    On the heals of Ohio on Wednesday completing its first execution in 3.5 years (details here), Texas late Thursday completed its fifth execution of 2017. This Texas Tribune article provides some details, from which these excerpts are drawn:…
  • Jul 27

    Reviewing data and lessons of recent Urban Institute report on rising prison time

    Reviewing data and lessons of recent Urban Institute report on rising prison time
    German Lopez has this new Vox piece that effectively reviews the data and lessons on the recent Urban Institute big new project on long prison terms titled, "A Matter of Time: The Causes and Consequences of Rising Time Served in...
  • Jul 27

    Helpful summary of USSC's recent overview of mandatory minimums in federal system

    Helpful summary of USSC's recent overview of mandatory minimums in federal system
    As reported in this prior post, the US Sentencing Commission earlier this month released a lengthy new publication titled "An Overview of Mandatory Minimum Penalties in the Federal Criminal Justice System" reviewing the use of…
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Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 252

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
  • Jul 27

    Farkas on Justice Thomas and the FAA

    Farkas on Justice Thomas and the FAA
    Brian Farkas (Cardozo) has just published “The Continuing Voice of Dissent: Justice Thomas and the Federal Arbitration Act” in the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, available for download here. The abstract: Since 1984, a majority…
  • Jul 26

    Stone Soup Resource

    Stone Soup Resource
    Many faculty are now preparing the courses they will teach in the fall.  The Stone Soup Project has developed materials to help faculty who want to take advantage of Stone Soup assignments and activities in their courses. The fundamental…
  • Jul 25

    Stone Soup Mini-Course: Getting the Most Out of Competitions and CLE

    Stone Soup Mini-Course: Getting the Most Out of Competitions and CLE
    We often miss opportunities to generate and share knowledge about actual practice from student competitions and CLE programs.  This post in the mini-course suggests some ways to get more benefit from these activities. When I have judged…
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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/
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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

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…
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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: 784