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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/
  • Mar 6

    Pearl

    Pearl
    A comic strip for the Credit Slips crowd from Stephan Pastis: Pearls Before Swine Comic Strip, March 06, 2015 on GoComics.com.
  • Mar 5

    Bankruptcy Filings Down Again 10.1% in February 2015

    Bankruptcy Filings Down Again 10.1% in February 2015
    Thanks to Epiq Systems, the latest monthly bankruptcy figures are out, and they show a 10.1% year-over-year decline. We now have had 52 straight months of year-over-year declines in the U.S. bankruptcy filing rate. The graph to the right…
  • Mar 5

    Credit Slips Bloggers' Amicus Briefs in Caulkett

    Credit Slips Bloggers' Amicus Briefs in Caulkett
    With my attention drawn to other matters, my personal blogging has been light for the past month. One of the things that had my attention was the Caulkett case currently pending before the Supreme Court. The issue in Caulkett is...
Rank this Week: 259

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/
  • Mar 6

    Finkin on the Acquisition & Dissemination of Employee Data

    Finkin on the Acquisition & Dissemination of Employee Data
    Matthew Finkin (University of Illinois College of Law) has posted The Acquisition and Dissemination of Employee Data (Yearbook "Studies in Labour Law and Social Policy/Studia z zakresu prawa pracy i polityki spolecznej,"…
  • Mar 6

    Brooks on Warfare & the Nation State

    Brooks on Warfare & the Nation State
    Rosa Brooks (Georgetown University) has posted The Trickle-Down War (Yale Law & Policy Review, Summer 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The history of the European nation-state, wrote political sociologist Charles Tilly, is…
  • Mar 6

    Delahunty & Yoo on "America's Unwritten Constitution" by Amar

    Delahunty & Yoo on "America's Unwritten Constitution" by Amar
    Robert J. Delahunty and John Yoo (University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota) and University of California at Berkeley School of Law) have posted Saving Originalism (Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: We…
Rank this Week: 660

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: 495

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/
  • Mar 6

    Newly Revised Publication 557 Issued

    Newly Revised Publication 557 Issued
    The Internal Revenue Service has issued a newly revised Publication 557, Tax-Exempt Status for Your Organization. The beginning “What’s New” section lists the following topics: IRS issues new interim guidance for supporting…
  • Mar 6

    California Considers Heightened Disclosures by Fundraiser

    California Considers Heightened Disclosures by Fundraiser
    The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that proposed legislation in California would impose greater disclosure requirements on charity fundraisers. Explains the article: California law requires "commercial fundraisers" to include a…
  • Mar 5

    Cummings on Citizens United and the Tea Party Controversy

    Cummings on Citizens United and the Tea Party Controversy
    Readers interested in a non-inflammatory piece on the Tea Party controversy should take a look at "Citizens United Spurs Social Welfare," published in Tax Notes Today (subscription required) and authored by Jasper L. Cummings, Jr.…
Rank this Week: 1157

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/
  • Mar 6

    Strangulation: A Gender Base Crime

    Strangulation: A Gender Base Crime
    Strangulation is a method of torture used by abusive men against women in intimate relationships. That information may be no surprise even to advocates for women who experience abuse. Anecdotally, those who advocate for abused women are…
  • Mar 5

    King v. Burwell, Human Rights and the Four Word

    King v. Burwell, Human Rights and the Four Word
    Yesterday's Supreme Court argument in King v. Burwell focused on the interpretation of just four words -- "established by the state" -- buried in the mega-statute that is the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Hanging on the Court's interpretation of…
  • Mar 4

    Acknowledging Progress on Human Right

    Acknowledging Progress on Human Right
    by Jonathan Todres A friend, who is in Lithuania to teach an international litigation course, recently shared photos of his visit to the Ninth Fort in Kaunas. The Ninth Fort was the site of Nazi executions of Jews and others....
Rank this Week: 2018

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/
  • Mar 5

    Happy Stress Test Day!

    Happy Stress Test Day!
    The 31 banks subject to stress tests - to see how their positions would hold up if the economy hypothetically...
  • Mar 4

    The Spread Of The Resource Extraction Reporting Requirement, In A Map

    The Spread Of The Resource Extraction Reporting Requirement, In A Map
    The SEC still hasn't gotten around to finishing the latest version of the resource extraction rule, which requires publicly traded...
  • Mar 3

    Fixing Law Review Submission

    Fixing Law Review Submission
    Redyip has returned, and by virtue of my new role as Associate Dean for Faculty Development, I'm more interested than...
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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…
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