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Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • May 31

    Rosen on Statutory Interpretation

    Rosen on Statutory Interpretation
    Arie Rosen (University of Auckland Faculty of Law) has posted Statutory Interpretation and the Many Virtues of Legislation (Oxford J Legal Studies (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The question of statutory interpretation is closely…
  • May 31

    Gomez on the Hart-Fuller Debate

    Gomez on the Hart-Fuller Debate
    Juan Vega Gomez (National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) - UNAM, Legal Research Institute) has posted The Hart-Fuller Debate (Philosophy Compass, 9: 45–53) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: I will center the discussion of the…
  • May 30

    Sayed on Third World International Lawyers & International Institution

    Sayed on Third World International Lawyers & International Institution
    Hani Sayed (American University in Cairo (AUC) - Department of Law) has posted On the Political Limits of Pragmatism: Third Worldist International Lawyers and International Institutions on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A study of the…
Rank this Week: 10

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • May 30

    How Young is Too Young?

    How Young is Too Young?
    by Tamar Birckhead In my role as a clinical law professor, I am currently representing a client in juvenile court charged with disorderly conduct, defined as a public disturbance caused by fighting or other violent conduct (among other acts),…
  • May 30

    How Young is Too Young?

    How Young is Too Young?
    by Tamar Birckhead In my role as a clinical law professor, I am currently representing a client in juvenile court charged with disorderly conduct, defined as a public disturbance caused by fighting or other violent conduct (among other acts),…
  • May 29

    Calling Trump Out on Human Right

    Calling Trump Out on Human Right
    It hardly needs saying that presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump does not care one whit about human rights, in the US or elsewhere. This is a man who called for the torture of innocent family members of Isis terrorists, supported...
Rank this Week: 4183

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/
  • May 30

    Brody on the Charity Property Tax Exemption

    Brody on the Charity Property Tax Exemption
    Evelyn Brody has posted The 21st Century Fight Over Who Sets the Terms of the Charity Property Tax Exemption on SSRN with the following abstract: Turning from the substantive issue of defining charity, this article considers the “who”…
  • May 30

    Berg on Religious Nonprofit

    Berg on Religious Nonprofit
    Thomas C. Berg has posted Partly Acculturated Religious Activity: A Case for Accommodating Religious Nonprofits on SSRN with the following abstract: Many of today’s most vexing problems concerning the accommodation of religion involve…
  • May 29

    Educational Nonprofit Under Investigation

    Educational Nonprofit Under Investigation
    A South Carolina nonprofit has recently come under fire for their practices in fund disbursement. Palmetto Kids First Scholarship Program is an organization that gives students with disabilities scholarships to obtain private school education…
Rank this Week: 216

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • May 29

    Ukraine's Defense: Russian Suit Part of a "Broader Strategy of Aggression"

    Ukraine's Defense: Russian Suit Part of a "Broader Strategy of Aggression"
    It has taken several months, but the Russian Particulars of Claim and Ukraine's Defence (akin to complaint and answer in U.S. civil procedure) have now been filed. Distilled to its essence, Ukraine's response, as the Financial Times notes, is…
  • May 26

    Puerto Rico: PROMESA and Presiding Judge

    Puerto Rico: PROMESA and Presiding Judge
    H.R. 5278, containing debt restructuring authority and an oversight board for Puerto Rico, inched closer to passage after yesterday's approval by the House Natural Resources Committee. A combination of Rs and Ds rejected amendments that would…
  • May 25

    Jevic CVSG Recommends Granting Cert

    Jevic CVSG Recommends Granting Cert
    The brief is not up on the SG's webpage yet, but they are recommending granting the petition and reversing the Third Circuit. Hat tip to Professor Lipson or Attorneys Goldblatt et al.? I think this now places granting odds at...
Rank this Week: 76

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 19

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 64