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Foreign Collection Development…

Foreign Collection Development Blog (FCIL-SIS)

Discusses new titles and current issues in collection development for law librarians who collect foreign and international law at their institutions.

http://foreignlawcollections.blogspot.com/
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Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Alice Woolley, "The Lawyer as Advisor and the Practice of the Rule of Law"

    Alice Woolley, "The Lawyer as Advisor and the Practice of the Rule of Law"
    Article. Abstract: When lawyers advise clients they help the law to accomplish both its function as a system of social settlement, and the respect for the governed reflected in its processes and structure – i.e., the rule of law. A...
  • Jul 19

    "[California] State Bar Moves Forward on Client Trust Account Audits"

    "[California] State Bar Moves Forward on Client Trust Account Audits"
    Details at David Cameron Carr's KafkaEsq. Read the whole thing, as there are some interesting legal angles that David explores. Excerpt: The State Bar is moving forward with random audits of attorney client trust accounts. A presentation to…
  • Jul 19

    Lester Brickman, "Fraud and Abuse in Mesothelioma Litigation"

    Lester Brickman, "Fraud and Abuse in Mesothelioma Litigation"
    Article. Abstract: Asbestos litigation continues apace. Sixty companies of the 100 that have been bankrupted to date by asbestos litigation have emerged or are in the process of emerging from bankruptcy by channeling their asbestos…
Rank this Week: 252

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 236

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Jul 21

    [Orin Kerr] Ninth Circuit denies rehearing in lethal injection case over 11-judge dissent

    [Orin Kerr] Ninth Circuit denies rehearing in lethal injection case over 11-judge dissent
    I blogged over the weekend about the Ninth Circuit’s puzzling new case stopping an execution to allow for First Amendment litigation over right to access the details of how the execution will be carried out. The state petitioned for…
  • Jul 21

    [Kenneth Anderson] Anne Hollander, Ave Atque Vale

    [Kenneth Anderson] Anne Hollander, Ave Atque Vale
    I’m saddened to note the passing of Anne Hollander, a leading scholar and essayist of the history, art, and aesthetics of clothing, fashion, and style.   She died on July 6, at the age of 83 (New York Times obituary here).…
  • Jul 21

    [Todd Zywicki] Federalist Society CFPB podcast

    [Todd Zywicki] Federalist Society CFPB podcast
    Wayne Abernathy and I did a podcast Friday afternoon on recent developments at the CFPB, which was sponsored by the Federalist Society. You can listen here if you are so inclined.
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