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Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Nov 27

    So grateful for so much...

    So grateful for so much...
    including all the folks who regularly check out this blog and help ensure that I continue to benefit so much from sharing stories and ideas here about sentencing law and policy. Rather than stay on topic, here is a humerous...
  • Nov 26

    Senator Rand Paul links Ferguson tragedy to harms of the modern drug war

    Senator Rand Paul links Ferguson tragedy to harms of the modern drug war
    Regular readers know I am always interested in Senator Rand Paul's distinctive perspective on criminal justice issues. This new Time op-ed, headlined "The Politicians Are To Blame in Ferguson," has Senator Paul touching on broader…
  • Nov 26

    Nearly a year into clemency initiative, turkeys remain more likely to get Prez Obama pardon than people

    Nearly a year into clemency initiative, turkeys remain more likely to get Prez Obama pardon than people
    As detailed in this AP story, headlined "Obama Defends Legal Authority — to Pardon Turkeys," there was much jocularity at the White House today as President Obama continued the White House tradition of giving executive grace to a…
Rank this Week: 100

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
  • Nov 26

    World Technology Law Conference—San Diego, CA

    World Technology Law Conference—San Diego, CA
    The International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) presents the 2015 World Technology Law Conference April 29–May 1, 2015, at the Grand Del Mar resort (just north of San Diego). Papers are...
  • Nov 26

    Vulnerability and Education—Amherst, MA

    Vulnerability and Education—Amherst, MA
    Emory’s Vulnerability and the Human Condition initiative presents A Workshop on Vulnerability and Education April 24-25, 2015, at Amherst College. Proposals are due Jan.19, 2015. This workshop explores public education...
  • Nov 26

    Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy & Ethics—Scottsdale, AZ

    Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy & Ethics—Scottsdale, AZ
    The third annual conference on the Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy and Ethics, co-sponsored by nine academic centers from around the nation, will be held at the Scottsdale Resort...
Rank this Week: 66

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
  • Nov 26

    My New Favorite Academic Article

    My New Favorite Academic Article
    A few years ago a provocative paper looking at the legal implications of the “F” word received lots of attention and notoriety.  Now another paper is making the rounds, “Get Me Off Your F*cking Mailing List,” a…
  • Nov 25

    Giving Thanks to (Facilitation) Student

    Giving Thanks to (Facilitation) Student
    From Bob Bordone and Rachel Viscomi (Harvard): November 25, 2014 This fall semester this year a notable one for both of us, for different reasons and motivated by different circumstances. Bob is preparing to take his first sabbatical after…
  • Nov 25

    Some Good Question

    Some Good Question
    In 1998, commenting on the hot controversy about the “Rand Report’s” finding that certain mediation programs did not save time or money (measured in terms of lawyers’ work hours), Professor Craig McEwen argued that it…
Rank this Week: 886

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Nov 25

    <em>Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform</em> makes the <em>ABA Journal</em>'s Blawg 100

    &lt;em&gt;Marijuana Law, Policy &amp; Reform&lt;/em&gt; makes the &lt;em&gt;ABA Journal&lt;/em&gt;'s Blawg 100
    I am pleased and intrigued to see that the ABA Journal's annnual Blawg 100 given some love to this blog. All the details of the ABA's latest Blawg 100 can be found here, and MLP&R appears under the Profs category with this description:…
  • Nov 24

    "Merry Marijuana: Pot Sellers Woo Holiday Shoppers"

    "Merry Marijuana: Pot Sellers Woo Holiday Shoppers"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new AP article. Here are excerpts: From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a…
  • Nov 22

    "Vice Wars: Tobacco, Alcohol and the Rise of Big Marijuana"

    "Vice Wars: Tobacco, Alcohol and the Rise of Big Marijuana"
    The title of this post is the headline of this interesting and lengthy NBC News article. Here are excerpts: The specter of corporate cannabis loomed large on Tuesday, when the family of Bob Marley appeared on NBC’s Today Show, announcing…
Rank this Week: 2750

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: 3003

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 ..."

    &quot;Tech skills are the key to law students’ future employment ...&quot;
    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...
Rank this Week: 1887

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: 4421

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: 2947