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Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

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  • Jul 29

    Does SCOTUS Need a Code of Conduct

    Does SCOTUS Need a Code of Conduct
    (Cross posted on The Faculty Lounge) Writing in The New Yorker, Lincoln Caplan argues in favor of a Code of Conduct for the U.S. Supreme Court, focusing primarily on issues of recusal. The National Review’s Ed Whelan disagrees, pointing…
  • Jul 29

    COA upholds law restricting physician speech about gun

    COA upholds law restricting physician speech about gun
    It's not about lawyers, but it's a free speech opinion about a learned profession, so here's news that the 11th Circuit upheld Florida's law limiting the free speech of doctors in raising the issue of gun ownership with patients unless...
  • Jul 29

    "Bill Kuebler, Pentagon-appointed lawyer who fought for Omar Khadr, has died at 44"

    "Bill Kuebler, Pentagon-appointed lawyer who fought for Omar Khadr, has died at 44"
    Story at the Ottawa Citizen. Bill was widely heralded for how he fought for his detainee-client, Omar Khadr. More at this article from GQ. I provided an opinion for Bill and his co-counsel regarding their ethical duties. The military…
Rank this Week: 62

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
  • Jul 29

    FAN 70 (First Amendment News) 10 Little known or long forgotten facts about the First Amendment

    FAN 70 (First Amendment News) 10 Little known or long forgotten facts about the First Amendment
    Since the news slows down in the summer, I thought I’d share some little known or long forgotten facts about the First Amendment. They concern everything from the text of the First Amendment / to Holmes and his 1919 opinions / to the…
  • Jul 28

    Spelman College, Bill Cosby, and Mutual Intent in Pledge

    Spelman College, Bill Cosby, and Mutual Intent in Pledge
    Spelman College’s decision to terminate a $20 million program supported by Bill Cosby, embroiled in allegations of drug-related seduction, reminds us that donors and recipients mutually depend on good behavior  and shared…
  • Jul 27

    Strange State Constitutional Provision

    Strange State Constitutional Provision
    I’m reading through state bills of rights as part of my book research, so this may become a regular series.  Let’s start with Article One, Section 2b of the New Jersey Constitution, which states: “The people reserve…
Rank this Week: 75

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

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  • Jun 26

    U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Same Sex Marriage

    U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Same Sex Marriage
    The United States Supreme Court has issued its opinion regarding same sex marriage in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. The Court found that the 14th Amendment’s Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses require a State to issue a…
  • Jun 25

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Opinion Upholding the Affordable Care Act Tax Credit Provision

    U.S. Supreme Court Issues Opinion Upholding the Affordable Care Act Tax Credit Provision
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 6-3 opinion in King v. Burwell today, holding that the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits are available to individuals in states with a Federal Health Exchange. Noting that this issue is one of deep…
  • Jun 18

    Upcoming Supreme Court Decision About the Affordable Care Act: A Matter of Statutory Interpretation

    Upcoming Supreme Court Decision About the Affordable Care Act: A Matter of Statutory Interpretation
    The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to issue a decision in the coming weeks about the Affordable Care Act in the case of King v. Burwell.  The stakes are high, because this decision could invalidate tax benefits for 4.2…
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