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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: 17

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/
  • Aug 9

    Guess Who's Supporting Predatory Lending?

    Guess Who's Supporting Predatory Lending?
    Guess who’s sponsoring legislation to facilitate predatory lending? It’s not just the usual suspects from the GOP, but it looks like a number of centrist “New Democrats” are signing up to help predatory financial institutions evade…
  • Aug 9

    CFPB Politics Update

    CFPB Politics Update
    Time for a CFPB politics update: FSOC veto, Congressional Review Act override of the arbitration rulemaking, Director succession line, and contempt of Congress all discussed below the break. What happened to that FSOC Veto Threat? The OCC…
  • Aug 8

    More on Personal Debt and Multilevel Marketing Companie

    More on Personal Debt and Multilevel Marketing Companie
    Last year, I posted about John Oliver's segment on Last Week Tonight dissecting multilevel marketing (MLM) companies (aka pyramid schemes), and proposed a link between personal debt, bankruptcy, and MLM companies. Prominent MLM companies…
Rank this Week: 77

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/
  • Aug 16

    Today, I Speak

    Today, I Speak
    by Sarah H. Paoletti, Practice Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School Compassion, vigilance and diligence. Those were the three action words I shared with my students when confronted with our collective and individual anxiety…
  • Aug 16

    Destruction Leadership

    Destruction Leadership
    Mr. Trump is at risk of impeachment, if not indictment. His advisers, former and current, including family members are at risk. Foreign leaders no longer trust Mr. Trump with confidential information. In short, we have a narcissist under…
  • Aug 15

    New Scholarship on Public Opinion and Human Right

    New Scholarship on Public Opinion and Human Right
    Two new resources are available on public opinion and human rights. First, the current issue of the Journal of Human Rights focuses on public opinion polling and human rights. The articles generally cover the issue from an international…
Rank this Week: 3728

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/
  • Aug 16

    Park on Soft Law & Transnational Arbitration

    Park on Soft Law & Transnational Arbitration
    William W. Park (Boston University - School of Law) has posted Soft Law and Transnational Standards in Arbitration: The Challenge of Res Judicata (Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration 52 (The 2015 Fordham Papers, A. Rovine, ed.,…
  • Aug 16

    Das Acevedo on Freedom in the Sharing Economy

    Das Acevedo on Freedom in the Sharing Economy
    Deepa Das Acevedo (University of Pennsylvania Law School) has posted Unbundling Freedom in the Sharing Economy on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Courts and scholars point to the sharing economy as the most recent proof that our labor &…
  • Aug 16

    Infranca on Religious Liberty & Property

    Infranca on Religious Liberty & Property
    John Infranca (Suffolk University Law School; Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy) has posted (Communal) Life, (Religious) Liberty, and Property (Michigan State Law Review, Forthcoming 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Property…
Rank this Week: 10

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/
  • Aug 16

    The Achilles Heel of Charitable Contribution Deductions - Paperwork

    The Achilles Heel of Charitable Contribution Deductions - Paperwork
    Over the summer, the United States Tax Court in RERI Holdings I, LLC v. Commissioner upheld the disallowance of a $33 million charitable contribution deduction because of the failure of RERI Holdings I, LLC to state on its required Form...
  • Aug 16

    Conservation Easements: Today's Biggest Charitable Contribution Deduction Loophole?

    Conservation Easements: Today's Biggest Charitable Contribution Deduction Loophole?
    How large is the potential for hard-to-detect and even harder-to-counter abuse when it comes to the federal income tax deduction for "qualified conservation contributions" under Internal Revenue Code section 170(h)? As Peter J.…
  • Aug 9

    Gaudeul & Kaczmarek on Charitable Giving

    Gaudeul & Kaczmarek on Charitable Giving
    Alexia Gaudeul and Magdalena Claudia Kaczmarek have posted Does Nudging Intentions Translate into Action? Why Nudging Pledges to Charities Does Not Result in Increased Donations on SSRN with the following abstract: Recent evidence suggests…
Rank this Week: 213

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: 63