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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: 186

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 22

    Nortel Avoids (First) Appeal -- U.S. Edition

    Nortel Avoids (First) Appeal -- U.S. Edition
    After extensive briefing and hearings, the U.S. District Court presiding over the appeal (foreign readers: general trial judges in the U.S. federal court system sit in an appellate capacity over the specialized bankruptcy courts) from the…
  • May 22

    PROMESA and the Recovery Act

    PROMESA and the Recovery Act
    It has become something like conventional wisdom that the pending SCOTUS case involving the Recovery Act is no longer relevant. After all, the giant interest payment due July 1 is largely attributable to GO bonds, and the Commonwealth itself…
  • May 19

    PROMESA observation

    PROMESA observation
    After taking a look at titles III and VI of the new draft, some quick observations: After some waffling between drafts, it is now clear that title III cases will be heard by district court judges. The judge for a...
Rank this Week: 2704

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 24

    Country-specific scrutiny at the United Nations Human Rights Council

    Country-specific scrutiny at the United Nations Human Rights Council
    On May 17, the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the US Congress conducted a hearing on the UN Human Rights Council. A video and transcripts of the hearing are available here. In conjunction with the hearing, Naomi McMillen and...
  • May 23

    Severe Financial Crisis at the IACHR Threatens Human Rights Infrastructure

    Severe Financial Crisis at the IACHR Threatens Human Rights Infrastructure
    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights reported on May 23 that a severe financial crisis has forced it to suspend hearings and that it anticipates laying off 40 percent of its staff on July 31, 2016. Here is a link...
  • May 23

    What Has the European Convention Ever Done for Us?

    What Has the European Convention Ever Done for Us?
    The UK is in the midst of the "Brexit" debate over continued participation in the European Union. Some British politicians, however, are calling on the UK to withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights, instead of, or in addition...
Rank this Week: 1045

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 24

    Hayner & Weisbach on Theories of Responsibilities for Carbon Emission

    Hayner & Weisbach on Theories of Responsibilities for Carbon Emission
    Michelle Hayner and David A. Weisbach (University of Chicago - Law School and University of Chicago - Law School) have posted Two Theories of Responsibility for Past Emissions of Carbon Dioxide on SSRN. Here is the abstract: We consider…
  • May 24

    Smith on Ordinary Meaning & Corpus Linguistic

    Smith on Ordinary Meaning & Corpus Linguistic
    Zachary D Smith (Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Students) has posted United They Hold, Divided They Might Fail: A Corpus Linguistics Analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court's Recent Ordinary Meaning Cases on SSRN. Here is…
  • May 24

    Tsesis on Terrorist Speech & Social Media

    Tsesis on Terrorist Speech & Social Media
    Alexander Tsesis (Loyola University Chicago School of Law) has posted Terrorist Speech on Social Media (Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 70, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The presence of terrorist speech on the Internet tests the limits of…
Rank this Week: 56

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 24

    Cyber-Attacks and Risk Allocation

    Cyber-Attacks and Risk Allocation
    A compelling article from the ABA’s Business Law Today on the risk of loss to client bank accounts from cyber-theft highlights the dangers faced by all bank account holders across the United States, including non-profits. In a technology…
  • May 24

    Overtime Pay Regulations Impacting Non-Profit

    Overtime Pay Regulations Impacting Non-Profit
    The new overtime regulations taking place on Dec. 1, 2016, will certainly effect labor decisions across the country. For the first time in twelve years, the threshold amount to determine if salaried workers are exempt from overtime pay will…
  • May 23

    Balancing Competing Policy Interests in Determining Tax Statu

    Balancing Competing Policy Interests in Determining Tax Statu
    A recent article on proposed Delaware legislation highlights the complexities and competing objectives lawmakers face when deciding if a nonprofit should be exempt from paying local property taxes. Here, the decision is whether or not to add…
Rank this Week: 832

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: 507