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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/
  • Jan 18

    Today’s SCOTUS Decision on Federal Jurisdiction & Fannie Mae

    Today’s SCOTUS Decision on Federal Jurisdiction & Fannie Mae
    Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Lightfoot v. Cendant Mortgage Corp. Justice Sotomayor’s opinion begins: The corporate charter of the Federal National Mortgage Association, known as Fannie Mae, authorizes Fannie…
  • Jan 18

    SCOTUS Oral Argument in Abbasi

    SCOTUS Oral Argument in Abbasi
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in three consolidated cases raising issues relating to Bivens, qualified immunity, and pleading standards. The cases are Ziglar v. Abbasi (No. 15-1358), Ashcroft v. Abbasi (No. 15-1359), and…
  • Jan 18

    Effron on Jurisdiction and the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Effron on Jurisdiction and the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    I have posted my latest article, Trade Secrets, Extraterritoriality, and Jurisdiction to SSRN. Twenty years ago, Congress passed the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 which criminalized trade secret misappropriation and authorized broad domestic…
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Law Dawg Blawg

Law Dawg Blawg

Features research tips, library announcements, news and links of interest. By the law librarians of Southern Illinois University.

http://lawdawglib.blogspot.com/
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Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Edited by I. Richard Gershon, Paul E. McGreal and Cynthia L. Fountaine.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • Nov 11

    International Association of Law School

    International Association of Law School
    IALS Annual conference, UC Hastings Law, October 27-29, 2016. One of the best opportunities I've experienced to meet legal educators who truly span the globe. rb
  • Oct 24

    Succession Planning in Law School

    Succession Planning in Law School
    [by Rick Bales] In business, one of the principal responsibilities of a leader is to groom a successor. At General Electric, for example, CEO Jeff Immelt spends about 40% of his time on developing the company’s future leaders. At Eli...
  • Oct 19

    The ABA 75% Rule: Dead on Arrival?

    The ABA 75% Rule: Dead on Arrival?
    [by Rick Bales] Current ABA accreditation standards have attracted widespread public criticism for being toothless in the face of predatory law schools granting admission (and charging hefty tuition) to students with little or no chance of…
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