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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/
  • Apr 23

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Restraint and Constraint in Constitutional Theory

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Restraint and Constraint in Constitutional Theory
    Introduction The idea that judges should not unduly interfere in decisions made by the political branches is a familiar trope in both popular discourse about the Constitution and in constitutional theory. One aspect of this idea connects with…
  • Apr 22

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Locking Up Our Own" by Forman

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "Locking Up Our Own" by Forman
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman, Jr. Here is a description: In recent years, America’s criminal justice system has become the subject of an increasingly urgent…
  • Apr 22

    Download of the Week: "Data Privacy and Dignitary Privacy" by Post

    Download of the Week: "Data Privacy and Dignitary Privacy" by Post
    The Download of the Week is Data Privacy and Dignitary Privacy: Google Spain, the Right to Be Forgotten, and the Construction of the Public Sphere by Robert Post. Here is the abstract: In 2014, the decision of the European Court...
Rank this Week: 11

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: 66

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/
  • Apr 17

    Thoughts and Frustrations – Jevic

    Thoughts and Frustrations – Jevic
    Over at Dealb%k.
  • Apr 14

    Global Preference

    Global Preference
    An important opinion by one of our most knowledgeable bankruptcy judges, Judge Bernstein in Manhattan, may have reached the right result by the wrong path in deciding if a foreign debtor’s Chapter 7 trustee can avoid a foreign transfer…
  • Apr 14

    Secured Transactions in the Funny Page

    Secured Transactions in the Funny Page
    From the always wonderful Pearls Before Swine, some humor for the secured lending crowd.
Rank this Week: 79

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/
  • Apr 7

    South Carolina Contemplates Additional Reporting Requirement

    South Carolina Contemplates Additional Reporting Requirement
    South Carolina State Representative Bill Herbkersman has introduced legislation that will require some nonprofits to make more frequent and more detailed disclosures about their financials. The bill covers entities organized under the South…
  • Apr 5

    Federal Nonprofit Fraud Case Delayed

    Federal Nonprofit Fraud Case Delayed
    Nonprofit Quarterly reports on the trial of Jonathan Dunning, former CEO of Birmingham Health Care and Central Alabama Comprehensive Health. Mr. Dunning was indicted on 122 counts alleging that he shifted approximately $14 million of federal…
  • Apr 4

    Missouri Latest to Address 501(c)(4) Disclosure

    Missouri Latest to Address 501(c)(4) Disclosure
    Missouri joins the company of Illinois, Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New York on a list of states whose Governors have set up nonprofit groups to help raise money for their campaigns. These nonprofits, organized as 501(c)(4)…
Rank this Week: 220

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/
  • Apr 19

    Another Student Writing Competition

    Another Student Writing Competition
    Following up on an earlier post this week, the American Bar Association's Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence is sponsoring a writing competition with submissions due on Mary 19th. "Law students are invited to submit articles…
  • Apr 19

    Human Rights and National Park Week

    Human Rights and National Park Week
    It's National Park Week, with free admission and special events at National Parks around the country. During the days following President Trump's inauguration, we all had the chance to observe the Park Service calmly speaking truth to power,…
  • Apr 18

    The Second Bill of Right

    The Second Bill of Right
    Controversial legal historian Samuel Moyn has just posted a new treatment of Franklin Roosevelt's Second Bill of Rights. As the abstract indicates, Moyn not only revisits the accepted account of Roosevelt's articulation of these rights, but…
Rank this Week: 4060