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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: 139

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 29

    Supreme Court Strikes Down State No-Surcharge Law

    Supreme Court Strikes Down State No-Surcharge Law
    The Supreme Court ruled today in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman. The Court unanimously ruled for the merchant plaintiff that was challenging New York State's no-surcharge law. 5 Justices were on the majority opinion with a pair of…
  • Mar 29

    Jevic Commentary

    Jevic Commentary
    Just a cross-posting note: Jonathan Lipson and I comment on the U.S. Supreme Court's Jevic decision at the Harvard Law School Corporate Bankruptcy Roundtable.
  • Mar 28

    $45 Million for Stay Violation

    $45 Million for Stay Violation
    How much in punitive damages is enough to punish unlawful conduct and deter its repetition? $45 million was one bankruptcy court's opinion, in the case of a wrongful home foreclosure and eviction in knowing violation of the automatic stay.…
Rank this Week: 658

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 29

    Sunstein on Obama Administration Climate Change Policy

    Sunstein on Obama Administration Climate Change Policy
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)) has posted Changing Climate Change, 2009-2016 (Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 2009, the Obama…
  • Mar 29

    Sunstein on Obama Administration Climate Change Policy

    Sunstein on Obama Administration Climate Change Policy
    Cass R. Sunstein (Harvard Law School; Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)) has posted Changing Climate Change, 2009-2016 (Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 2009, the Obama…
  • Mar 29

    Hockett & Omarova on a National Investment Authority

    Hockett & Omarova on a National Investment Authority
    Robert C. Hockett (Cornell University - Law School) & Saule T. Omarova (Cornell Law School) have posted Private Wealth and Public Goods: A Case for a National Investment Authority on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The American Presidential…
Rank this Week: 538

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 28

    Oh Canada, Oh Canada -- We Need You!

    Oh Canada, Oh Canada -- We Need You!
    by Sarah Paoletti, Penn Law, and JoAnn Kamuf Ward, Columbia Human Rights Institute. The authors are co-chairs of Bringing Human Rights Home Network Inter-American Working Group For decades, advocates from the United States have petitioned the…
  • Mar 28

    Scholarly Voices: A Blog-In on US Participation in IACHR Proceeding

    Scholarly Voices: A Blog-In on US Participation in IACHR Proceeding
    For the past week, scholars have spoken out in this blog and elsewhere about the US government's calculated failure to attend a hearing of the InterAmerican Commission on Human Rights on March 21, 2017. As Professor Rick Wilson remembers…
  • Mar 27

    Unusual But Not Unprecedented: A Remembrance of US Participation in IACHR Hearing

    Unusual But Not Unprecedented: A Remembrance of US Participation in IACHR Hearing
    by Rick Wilson, Prof. Emeritus, American University, Washington College of Law I directed the International Human Rights Law Clinic at American University’s Washington College of Law from 1990 until my retirement in 2015. We filed…
Rank this Week: 1618

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 24

    Bruckner on Higher Education & Bankruptcy

    Bruckner on Higher Education & Bankruptcy
    Bankruptcy scholar Matthew A. Bruckner, Assistant Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law, has a couple of very interesting new papers exploring the peculiar intersection of bankruptcy law and higher education. In the first,…
  • Mar 17

    Brunson & Herzig: A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones: Religious Tax Exemptions after Obergefell

    Brunson & Herzig: A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones: Religious Tax Exemptions after Obergefell
    Samuel D. Brunson (Loyola-Chicago) and David Herzig (Valparaiso) have posted A Diachronic Approach to Bob Jones: Religious Tax Exemptions after Obergefell, Indiana Law Journal (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: In Bob Jones v. U.S., the…
  • Mar 17

    Colinvaux: The Importance of Participatory Charitable Giving Incentive

    Colinvaux: The Importance of Participatory Charitable Giving Incentive
    Roger Colinvaux (Catholic) has posted The Importance of a Participatory Charitable Giving Incentive, 154 Tax Notes No. 5 (2017). Here is the abstract: Leading tax reform proposals contemplate a charitable deduction claimed by just five…
Rank this Week: 4285

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: 2221