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BioLaw: Law and the Life Sciences

BioLaw: Law and the Life Sciences

By Jim Chen, Kristi L. Bowman, Rebecca M. Bratspies, Holly D. Doremus, Peter H. Huang, Elizabeth Weeks Leonard, Andrew Long, Barbara A. Noah, Jordan Paradise, J.B. Ruhl, Andrew W. Torrance, and Katherine Van Tassel.

http://biolaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 13

    Call for papers: Ebola and the law

    Call for papers: Ebola and the law
    Call for papers Ebola and the Law Biolaw section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS)Washington, D.C.Monday, January 5, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The 2014 west African outbreak of the Ebola virus is the most severe epidemic…
  • Mar 1

    Reel Bio-Horror

    Reel Bio-Horror
    Victoria Sutton of Texas Tech very kindly put her new book, Reel Bio-Horror: The Things That Keep Us Up at Night, on the Biolaw bookshelf. The book has its own website and a Facebook fan page. It covers the genre of biohorror and…
  • Oct 9

    PLI's EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book for 2013

    PLI's EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book for 2013
    The Practising Law Institute has very kindly provided Biolaw a copy of its EPA Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book for 2013. Edited by by Adam Sowatzka and Richard E. Glaze, Jr., this volume reviews the full array of laws enforced by the…
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Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Sep 12

    Proposed Rule 37(e): Failure to Preserve Electronically Stored Information

    Proposed Rule 37(e): Failure to Preserve Electronically Stored Information
    I mentioned yesterday that the proposed FRCP amendments include all three top priorities of the defense-oriented "Lawyers for Civil Justice," as stated on its web site: LCJ’s . . . current federal rulemaking agenda is focused on .…
  • Sep 11

    Third Circuit Oral Argument Held in GlaxoSmithKline Diversity Case

    Third Circuit Oral Argument Held in GlaxoSmithKline Diversity Case
    We've been following GlaxoSmithKline's re-removal, more than 12 months after filing, of several personal injury cases after the Third Circuit held that a ten-by-ten foot subleased office made Delaware the principal place of business of a…
  • Sep 11

    "Corporate and Defense Perspective" Prevails in the Proposed Step Toward Cost-Shifting in Rule 26(c)

    "Corporate and Defense Perspective" Prevails in the Proposed Step Toward Cost-Shifting in Rule 26(c)
    With the proposed amendment to Rule 26(c), the Advisory Committee is taking another step down the road to perhaps the biggest prize for large institutional defendants: shifting to plaintiffs the defendants' cost of responding to discovery.…
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Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Sep 15

    Alexander Hamilton on a Bill of Right

    Alexander Hamilton on a Bill of Right
    What was the original understanding of a bill of rights?  This is one of the questions that my next book will address.  A useful source is Federalist #84, in which Hamilton defended the Constitution against the criticism that it…
  • Sep 15

    Local Government and Global Urbanization

    Local Government and Global Urbanization
    The world’s future looks to be an urban one. The United Nations estimates that by 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. The planet’s urban population will increase from about 2.5 billion to over six…
  • Sep 12

    31.1 (First Amendment News) Proposed amendment to 1st Amendment fails — A brief history of it all

    31.1 (First Amendment News) Proposed amendment to 1st Amendment fails — A brief history of it all
    We must preserve our Bill of Rights including our rights to free speech. We must not allow officials to diminish and ration that right. We must not let this proposal become the supreme law of the land. – Senator Chuck Grassley, Sept.…
Rank this Week: 62

e-Lessons Learned

e-Lessons Learned

Covers e-discovery issues by focusing on mistakes made by counsel, employers and employees.

http://ellblog.com
  • Sep 15

    Judge Not Lest Ye Be Judged

    Judge Not Lest Ye Be Judged
    Defendant Youkers was sentenced to an eight-year prison term. Youkers thereafter filed a motion for a new trial alleging that the judge who sentenced him engaged in improper communications and was not impartial. In particular, the father of…
  • Sep 12

    Large Volumes of ESI Irrelevant in Determining Accessibility

    Large Volumes of ESI Irrelevant in Determining Accessibility
    In W Holding Co., Inc. v. Chartis Ins. Co. of Puerto Rico, the receiver of Westernbank, FDIC-R brought action under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) against the banks’ directors and officers (D…
  • Sep 10

    eDiscovery Expertise: Is Knowing Too Much A Ground For Judicial Recusal?

    eDiscovery Expertise: Is Knowing Too Much A Ground For Judicial Recusal?
    Just like TNT, the Second Circuit sure knows drama.  After years of protracted litigation, the Second Circuit finally put an end to an attempt to recuse a judge for knowing too much about eDiscovery and predictive coding. On April 10,…
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Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Sep 11

    Published This Week

    Published This Week
    Sean T. Murphy, Redefining the Practice of Medicine: Euthanasia in Quebec, SSRN. Jennifer M. Jørgensen, Paula L. Hedley, Mickey Gjerris, Michael Christiansen, Ethical Issues Related to Screening for Preeclampsia, 28 Bioethics 360 (2014). Rob…
  • Sep 11

    Writing Competition: Thomas Jefferson School of Law Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law

    Writing Competition: Thomas Jefferson School of Law Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law
    Thomas Jefferson School of Law Announces the First Annual Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition Purpose The Crane Writing Competition is designed to encourage outstanding student scholarship at the intersection of law…
  • Sep 11

    Call For Papers: The Social, Ethical, and Legal Consequences of Sports-Related Brain Injurie

    Call For Papers: The Social, Ethical, and Legal Consequences of Sports-Related Brain Injurie
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Journal of Law and Health You are invited to submit an Article for possible inclusion in the Journal of Law & Health’s Annual Symposium: The Social, Ethical, and Legal Consequences of Sports-Related…
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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/
  • Sep 11

    Barocas and Selbst on Big Data's Disparate Impact

    Barocas and Selbst on Big Data's Disparate Impact
    Solon Barocas and Andrew D. Selbst have posted "Big Data's Disparate Impact," which focues on the relationship between big data mining and Title VII. Here's the abstract: Big Data promises to replace faulty intuitions with facts,…
  • Sep 10

    Disability and the Law Writing Competition

    Disability and the Law Writing Competition
    My TJSL colleague Susan Bisom-Rapp would like to share the following about a new writing competition: Thomas Jefferson School of law is pleased to announce the inaugural Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition. Made…
  • Sep 9

    Does Compelling Unions to Represent Non-Members Violate the Takings Clause?

    Does Compelling Unions to Represent Non-Members Violate the Takings Clause?
    Catherine Fisk has argued that Harris v. Quinn, taken to its logical conclusion, means that the duty of fair representation violates the free speech rights of unions by compelling them to represent non-members. Does it also violate the…
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