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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 15

    Income Inequality Hinders State Revenue Growth

    Income Inequality Hinders State Revenue Growth
    According to a report by Standard $ Poor’s, income inequality and the widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and the rest of the population has been matched by a decrease in state tax revenue. Although income for the affluent has...
  • Sep 15

    Andrew Madoff Leaves Behind $15 Million to Family

    Andrew Madoff Leaves Behind $15 Million to Family
    Andrew Madoff, the son of convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff, left more than $15 million in property to his children, wife and fiancée in his will following his death from lymphoma. According to his will, Madoff left all of his...
  • Sep 15

    Having the ‘Death Talk’ With Client

    Having the ‘Death Talk’ With Client
    There are many tools that individuals may use to make sure their wishes are followed when they are nearing death, or the decision arises whether to end life-prolonging measures through the use of modern medical technology. While planning…
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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/
  • Sep 15

    It is not too soon to review

    It is not too soon to review
    Even though the semester is still new, build in time to review. First year students and upper-level students, alike, should build in time for review on a daily and a weekly basis. When first year students hear that law students...
  • Sep 14

    Law School Action Comics #6

    Law School Action Comics #6
    (Alex Ruskell)
  • Sep 13

    Welcome Michelle Buck to full-time ASP work!

    Welcome Michelle Buck to full-time ASP work!
    Please welcome Michelle Buck as the new full-time Assistant Director of Academic Success and Student Affairs at Mercer Law! When you see Michelle at workshops or conferences, please give her a friendly ASP congratulations. Here is some…
Rank this Week: 711

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/
  • Sep 15

    Just the Beginning: Studying the Global Demography of Lawyer

    Just the Beginning: Studying the Global Demography of Lawyer
    Ethan Michelson, Women in the Legal Profession, 1970-2010: A Study of the Global Supply of Lawyers, 20 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 1071 (2013).Sida LiuIn the past a few decades, feminization has been one of the most notable…
  • Sep 12

    Bodies on the Line: The Private Tragedies Underlying Modern Products Liability Law

    Bodies on the Line: The Private Tragedies Underlying Modern Products Liability Law
    Barbara Young Welke, The Cowboy Suit Tragedy: Spreading Risk, Owning Hazard in the Modern American Consumer Economy, 101 J. of Am. Hist. 97 (2014).Karen Tani“Legal interpretation,” Robert Cover famously wrote, “takes place…
  • Sep 10

    International Law and Dworkin’s Legal Monism

    International Law and Dworkin’s Legal Monism
    Ronald Dworkin, A New Philosophy for International Law, 41 Phil. & Pub. Aff. 2 (2013).Michael GreenThat Dworkin waited until the very end of his career to take on international law might seem strange. One of Dworkin’s great…
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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…
Rank this Week: 529

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/
  • Sep 11

    Suggestions for law review editor

    Suggestions for law review editor
    Professor Josephine Potuto of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln recently posted a critique of the law review editing process. After hearing the “moans and groans” of colleagues whose work has been subjected to illogical student edits…
  • Sep 10

    Western Regional Legal Writing Conference at Stanford Law School

    Western Regional Legal Writing Conference at Stanford Law School
    One last chance to register for the Western Regional Legal Writing Conference! The conference is called "Beyond Carrots and Sticks: Motivating Students to Do Their Best Work" and it will be held on September 19 and 20, 2014 at…
  • Sep 9

    Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court

    Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court
    The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project seeks contributors of revised opinions and commentary for an edited collection entitled Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court. This edited volume is a collaborative…
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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/
  • Sep 7

    Call For Papers - Symposium on The Centennial of the Estate Tax: Perspectives and Recommendation

    Call For Papers - Symposium on The Centennial of the Estate Tax: Perspectives and Recommendation
    The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and Boston College Law School are organizing the 6th Academic Symposium financially supported by the ACTEC Foundation. The symposium, The Centennial of the Estate Tax: Perspectives and…
  • Sep 3

    The March of the Benefit Corporation: Next Up, West Virginia (PART II)

    The March of the Benefit Corporation: Next Up, West Virginia (PART II)
    (Note: This is a cross-posted multiple part series from WVU Law Prof. Josh Fershee from the Business Law Prof Blog and Prof. Elaine Waterhouse Wilson from the Nonprofit Law Prof Blog, who combined forces to evaluate benefit corporations from…
  • Sep 3

    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly August 2014 Issue

    Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly August 2014 Issue
    The Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (actually bi-monthly) has published its August 2014 issue. Here is the table of contents: Articles Gordon Liu, Teck-Yong Eng, and Yasmin Kaur Sekhon, Managing Branding and Legitimacy: A Study of…
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