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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Why You Should Be Careful Where You Die

    Why You Should Be Careful Where You Die
    Although the future of the federal estate tax is looking grim, some twenty states still impose their own estate or inheritance tax and some of their exemption rates are well below the current federal rate. More specifically, fourteen states…
  • Apr 22

    Article on Singapore Securities & Financial Services Regulation

    Article on Singapore Securities & Financial Services Regulation
    Hans Tjio recently published an Article entitled, 25. Securities and Financial Services Regulation, 17 Singapore Academy of L. Annual Rev. (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This is a survey of all the Singapore cases in…
  • Apr 21

    How Can a Community Property Trust Benefit You?

    How Can a Community Property Trust Benefit You?
    One technique for keeping the value of your estate in the family is a community property trust, which can save clients substantial amounts of money in capital gains taxes. Upon creating a community property trust, the entire value of the...
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Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

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

    A Top Ten Blog Post

    A Top Ten Blog Post
    Congratulations to Amy Jarmon for receiving a Top Ten Blog Post badge from the Texas State Bar's Texas Bar Today for her April 18th posting. The link to her post is here: One, Two, Buckle My Shoe.
  • Apr 21

    Instructor of Law Positions at St. Mary'

    Instructor of Law Positions at St. Mary'
    St. Mary’s University is excited to announce that we are continuing to grow our innovative Office of Law Success. We have performed a comprehensive review of our program and are now in the process of expanding our course offerings and...
  • Apr 20

    Final Exam Prep: Lessons from the Hudson River Crash – Pilot or Passenger?

    Final Exam Prep: Lessons from the Hudson River Crash – Pilot or Passenger?
    Over the years, I’ve seen many students struggle in preparing for final exams, particularly with uncertainty about how best to prepare. Without exception, that leads to a question. In the past, how have you learned to solve problems? And,…
Rank this Week: 678

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Apr 21

    Social Media and Legal Ethic

    Social Media and Legal Ethic
    Another presenter at the Scribes CLE program at the Oklahoma City University School of Law was attorney John Browning of Passman & Jones P.C., in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Browning is an elected member of the American Law Institute and a...
  • Apr 21

    Scribes Legal Writing CLE Program in Oklahoma

    Scribes Legal Writing CLE Program in Oklahoma
    Scribes -- The American Society of Legal Writers -- is holding its 2017 Legal Writing CLE Program today at the Oklahoma City University School of Law.
  • Apr 21

    Scribes Establishes the Joseph Kimble Distinguished Service Award

    Scribes Establishes the Joseph Kimble Distinguished Service Award
    Scribes – The American Society of Legal Writers – has renamed its Distinguished Service Award as the Joseph Kimble Distinguished Service Award. The honor came as a complete surprise to Professor Kimble, a former Executive Director and…
Rank this Week: 156

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 21

    Bar Exam Resource

    Bar Exam Resource
    The Texas Tech Law Library aims to provide as much assistance as possible for our recent graduates, in addition to …Continue reading →
  • Apr 18

    Database of Law-Related Movie

    Database of Law-Related Movie
    We all love a good law movie, right? Well, we’re in luck because lawyer and law librarian Ted Tjaden created …Continue reading →
  • Apr 10

    Come Celebrate National Library Week With Us!

    Come Celebrate National Library Week With Us!
    April 10th to April 14th is National Library Week!  All week long, we are celebrating our constituents by offering a …Continue reading →
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JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Apr 21

    Make America Troll Again

    Make America Troll Again
    Whitney Phillips, This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things: Mapping the Relationship between Online Trolling and Mainstream Culture (2016).James GrimmelmannThere is a theory that Donald Trump does not exist, and that the fictional character of…
  • Apr 20

    “If you count it, it will count:” From Directives to Reports Refined

    “If you count it, it will count:” From Directives to Reports Refined
    Oren Perez, The Green Economy Paradox: A Critical Inquiry into Sustainability Indexes, 17 Minn. J. L. Sci. & Tech 153 (2016).Robert RosenStudents of organizations know that numbers can drive action and uncounted outcomes can get lost…
  • Apr 19

    Choosing How We Make Choice

    Choosing How We Make Choice
    Cass R. Sustein, The Ethics of Influence: Government in the Age of Behavioral Science (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016).Aditi BagchiCass Sunstein’s thoughts about the ethics of regulation are of more than theoretical interest. He…
Rank this Week: 270

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Apr 19

    Law Librarians Who (Know) Code

    Law Librarians Who (Know) Code
    At a recent talk, it was recommended that law librarians learn enough about coding to understand how coding intersects with the organization and retrieval of information. To ensure that our systems function properly, we should all, at…
  • Apr 12

    "Excuse Me, Can I Have a Turn?" Female SCOTUS Justices Heavily Interrupted

    "Excuse Me, Can I Have a Turn?" Female SCOTUS Justices Heavily Interrupted
    The Harvard Business Review recently released an enlightening new article about the speech patterns during SCOTUS oral arguments.According to the article, a new empirical study shows that the male justices interrupt the female justices…
  • Apr 5

    The Problem with Impact Factor in Law

    The Problem with Impact Factor in Law
    While working as a Faculty Services & Scholarly Communications Librarian, I presume I am not alone in being asked to create an impact factor for which to judge the scholarly work of faculty.In fact, Gary Lucas at Texas A&M was…
Rank this Week: 4649

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Contemplates Additional Reporting Requirement

    South Carolina Contemplates Additional Reporting Requirement
    South Carolina State Representative Bill Herbkersman has introduced legislation that will require some nonprofits to make more frequent and more detailed disclosures about their financials. The bill covers entities organized under the South…
  • Apr 5

    Federal Nonprofit Fraud Case Delayed

    Federal Nonprofit Fraud Case Delayed
    Nonprofit Quarterly reports on the trial of Jonathan Dunning, former CEO of Birmingham Health Care and Central Alabama Comprehensive Health. Mr. Dunning was indicted on 122 counts alleging that he shifted approximately $14 million of federal…
  • Apr 4

    Missouri Latest to Address 501(c)(4) Disclosure

    Missouri Latest to Address 501(c)(4) Disclosure
    Missouri joins the company of Illinois, Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New York on a list of states whose Governors have set up nonprofit groups to help raise money for their campaigns. These nonprofits, organized as 501(c)(4)…
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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/
  • Nov 13

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA
    Matt Bevin will soon become Kentucky's Republican Governor, which has created consternation regarding his plans for discontinuing Kentucky's successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While on the campaign trail,…
  • Oct 30

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care
    The AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care has issued a call for nominations for section officers. The Section would like to encourage anyone who is a faculty member at an AALS member school to apply. The Section is...
  • Aug 15

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry TWIHL presents its first Back to School Special. We asked some wonderful health lawyers what were the compelling additions to this Fall’s health law curriculum. The answers are diverse and fascinating. To hear their…
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