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The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Apr 27

    Same-sex Marriage, Polygamy, and the Constitution

    Same-sex Marriage, Polygamy, and the Constitution
    In a column online at the New York Times, Adam Liptak discusses the different ways in which the Supreme Court might rule in favor of same-sex marriage—a narrow decision requiring states to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other…
  • Apr 27

    Laura Rosenbury Named Dean Of Florida Law

    Laura Rosenbury Named Dean Of Florida Law
    Pr0fessor Laura Rosenbury of the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law has been named the new Dean of University of Florida Law. She has previously been vice-dean for research and faculty development at Wash U. Rosenbury holds a...
  • Apr 27

    CJ Roberts and the Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2015

    CJ Roberts and the Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2015
    (Cross posted on The Legal Ethics Forum) With one glaring exception, every judicial system in the United States has adopted some version of the Code of Judicial Conduct – and they did not have to be coerced into doing it....
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The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Throwback Thursday: Texian Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Texian Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistOn April 21, 1836, the Texian Army, headed by General Sam Houston, engaged in battle with the Mexican Army, led by Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Roughly twenty minutes…
  • Apr 22

    Collection Spotlight - Terrorism and Crime

    Collection Spotlight - Terrorism and Crime
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!Anniversaries of certain terror-relatedincidents, including the Oklahoma Cityand the Boston Marathon bombings,fall in mid-April.Terrorism as crime,…
  • Apr 16

    Throwback Thursday: National Library Week

    Throwback Thursday: National Library Week
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistTo celebrate National Library Week (April 12-18, 2015), we have two photos, both from 1980. The first is of the Fred Parks Law Library. Well, kind of.  Our…
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Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Apr 22

    Can UberPOOL Make Carpooling Cool?

    Can UberPOOL Make Carpooling Cool?
    As readers of the blog know, I have not been a fan of Uber's scorched-earth approach to skirting level-playing field legislation and the company's simultaneous effort to seek out legislation that preferences their way of doing business. That…
  • Apr 22

    Are Earth Day cookies an endangered species?

    Are Earth Day cookies an endangered species?
    Happy Earth Day! I contemplated posting something serious about Earth Day and land use today. But then, I began to think, you know, every day is Earth Day here at Land Use Prof Blog, and so I thought about what...
  • Apr 22

    Fordham Urban Law Center's Sharing Economy | Sharing City Conference - April 24

    Fordham Urban Law Center's Sharing Economy | Sharing City Conference - April 24
    On Friday, April 24, Fordham's Urban Law Center will host Sharing Economy, Sharing City: Urban Law and the New Economy, a day-long conference on a number of sharing economy issues. I believe it is the first legal academic conference solely...
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Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Apr 22

    What Is the Legal Definition of Sexual Penetration?

    What Is the Legal Definition of Sexual Penetration?
    A good number of sex crimes listed in the Texas Penal Code require penetration to occur before they are considered an offense. Therefore, it’s important for anyone who is accused of one of these crimes to know what the law says about…
  • Apr 15

    Best Defenses for a Sex Crime

    Best Defenses for a Sex Crime
    Prosecutors tend to be under tremendous pressure from victim’s advocacy groups and the public at large to “make sex offenders pay.” That doesn’t mean sex crimes can’t be defended, as the burden of proof is always…
  • Apr 8

    Do You Know the Texas Consent Laws? Get the Facts before It’s Too Late

    Do You Know the Texas Consent Laws? Get the Facts before It’s Too Late
    A number of acts may be charged as crimes if there is a lack of consent. Consent is defined in Section 1.07 (11) of the Texas Penal Code as being “assent in fact, whether express or apparent.” This means an individual must agree…
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South Texas Law Professor

South Texas Law Professor

Reactions and musings from South Texas College of Law professor Dru Stevenson.

http://drustevenson.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    New Article: Against Confidentiality

    New Article: Against Confidentiality
    Codes of legal ethics vary state by state, but most draw heavily from the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct.  The ABA has revised Rule 1.6 (duty of confidentiality) in recent years, adding or clarifying exceptions, and states…
  • Aug 29

    Fincham on The Parthenon Dispute

    Fincham on The Parthenon Dispute
    My STCL colleague Derek Fincham has a new article on SSRN entitled The Parthenon Sculptures and Cultural Justice, which I recommend to my readers - it's a very interesting subject.
  • Aug 29

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    My STCL colleague Derek Fincham has a new article on SSRN entitled The Parthenon Sculptures and Cultural Justice, which I recommen
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Unincorporated Business Entities…

Unincorporated Business Entities Law

Edited by Professors Gary S. Rosin, Bradley T. Borden, Thomas E. Geu, Elizabeth Miller, Douglas K. Moll and Donald Scotten.

http://uberlaw.net
  • May 10

    Delaware, Charging Orders and SMLLC

    Delaware, Charging Orders and SMLLC
    House Bill No. 126, introduced in the Delaware legislature on May 9, 2013, would make two amendments to the Delaware LLC Act that would affect the rights of creditors. First, Section 6 of the Bill would Section 18-703(d) of the Delaware LLC…
  • May 10

    Delaware Default Fiduciary Fix

    Delaware Default Fiduciary Fix
    In its per curiam opinion in Gatz Properties, LLC v. Auriga Capital Corporation, 59 A.3d 1223 (Del. 2012)(en banc) (slip opinion), the Delaware Supreme Court called on the Delaware legislature to settle the questions of whether,…
  • Mar 12

    Manesh on Dictum & Default Dutie

    Manesh on Dictum & Default Dutie
      Mohsen Manesh (Oreg.) has a working paper with the alliterative title Damning Dictum: The Default Duty Debate in Delaware” (February 21, 2013)(SSRN). The paper reacts to the Delaware Supreme Court’s opinion in…
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