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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: 84

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 18

    Lessons From Postal Banking's Past

    Lessons From Postal Banking's Past
    Mehrsa Baradaran (University of Georgia) has a short piece in Slate tracing the history of the U.S. Postal Banking system. In sum, post offices once were banks, the system was in place for over 50 years, and post offices can...
  • Aug 16

    A National Debt Registry?

    A National Debt Registry?
    There's a fascinating long magazine piece in the NYTimes about consumer debt sales and collection. The piece ends by asking why we don't have a national debt registry, as if that were the solution to all debt collection problems.…
  • Aug 15

    Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld

    Bad Paper: Chasing Debt from Wall Street to the Underworld
    That's the name of a new book by Jake Halpern coming out in October. The New York Times has an excerpt on their site. If the excerpt is anything like the book, it's going to be gripping. What's even cooler...
Rank this Week: 277

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 19

    Upcoming Human Rights Conference

    Upcoming Human Rights Conference
    We highlight two upcoming human rights conferences. First, the Fifth International Conference on Human Rights Education, "Advancing UNiversal Human Rights Culture," will be held December 4-6, 2014, at American University Washington College of…
  • Aug 18

    Law Profs Critique the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Right

    Law Profs Critique the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Right
    Two recent SSRN postings offer provocative critiques of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. First, Professor Tara J. Melish has posted, "Putting 'Human Rights' Back into the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights:…
  • Aug 15

    Prisoner Disenfranchisement Before the European Court of Human Right

    Prisoner Disenfranchisement Before the European Court of Human Right
    In a decision that may be useful in domestic challenges to felony disenfranchisement, the Fourth Section Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights on August 12, 2014, reiterated its view (over two dissenting opinions) that blanket bans on…
Rank this Week: 2744

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 19

    Waldron on Public Rule of Law

    Waldron on Public Rule of Law
    Jeremy Waldron (New York University School of Law) has posted Public Rule of Law (Conference of International Society for Public Law, June 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper was delivered as the keynote address at the…
  • Aug 19

    West on Rights to Exit

    West on Rights to Exit
    Robin L. West (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted A Tale of Two Rights (Boston University Law Review, Vol. 94, pp. 893-912, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In part I of this article the author identifies and criticizes...
  • Aug 19

    Starger on Constitutional Law & Rhetoric

    Starger on Constitutional Law & Rhetoric
    Colin P. Starger (University of Baltimore - School of Law) has posted Constitutional Law and Rhetoric on SSRN. Here is the abstract: What are the legitimate types of argument in constitutional debate? This is a perennial question in American…
Rank this Week: 50

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 19

    Update on ProPublica’s Request for Information on Post-Sandy Expenditure

    Update on ProPublica’s Request for Information on Post-Sandy Expenditure
    We previously blogged about the efforts of ProPublica to obtain from the American Red Cross (ARC) information about how the ARC has spent its $300 million-plus in donations that it received for humanitarian aid following Hurricane Sandy. The…
  • Aug 19

    George Washington University and National Gallery of Art to Take over Corcoran Gallery of Art

    George Washington University and National Gallery of Art to Take over Corcoran Gallery of Art
    The Washington Post reports that D.C. Superior Court Judge Robert Okun has approved the proposal of the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art to transfer its college to George Washington University and the bulk of its art collection to...
  • Aug 18

    Hospital Charity Care after the Affordable Care Act

    Hospital Charity Care after the Affordable Care Act
    In Hospitals Reassess Charity as Obamacare Options Become Available, the Washington Post reports that “hospitals are rethinking their charity programs, with some scaling back help for those who could have signed up for coverage but…
Rank this Week: 2247

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: 176

Sexual Orientation and the Law…

Sexual Orientation and the Law Blog

By Professors Sara R. Benson and William B. Turner.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/lgbtlaw/
  • Jan 28

    About Sexual Orientation and the Law Blog

    About Sexual Orientation and the Law Blog
    The Law Professor Blogs Network has ceased publication of this blog.
  • Oct 25

    Feminist Legal Theory

    Feminist Legal Theory
    Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, June 5-8, 2011 Invitation and Call for Papers Dear friends and colleagues, As many of you know, the Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research…
  • Jun 29

    Obama and same-sex marriage: the lawyerly straddle continue

    Obama and same-sex marriage: the lawyerly straddle continue
    Republished from the University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog. President Obama's remarks last week to a gay/lesbian fundraising event must have disappointed his supporters who have grown tired of straddling and rhetorical games on the…
Rank this Week: 2489