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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 1

    Good Practices on Human Rights and the Environment

    Good Practices on Human Rights and the Environment
    Professor John H. Knox, law professor at Wake Forest and the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, has posted his recent report on the issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean,...
  • Apr 30

    Annual Bringing Human Rights Home Lawyers' Network Symposium

    Annual Bringing Human Rights Home Lawyers' Network Symposium
    The Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute is happy to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 Bringing Human Rights Home Lawyers' Network Annual Human Rights in the US Symposium/CLE. This year's program, entitled "Engaging…
  • Apr 30

    Annual US Human Rights Network Symposium

    Annual US Human Rights Network Symposium
    The Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute is happy to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 Bringing Human Rights Home Lawyers' Network Annual Human Rights in the US Symposium/CLE. This year's program, entitled "Engaging…
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Info/Law

Info/Law

Covers information, law, and the law of information. By Professors William McGeveran, Derek Bambauer and Tim Armstrong.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/infolaw
  • Apr 28

    In Memoriam: Greg Lastowka

    In Memoriam: Greg Lastowka
    I am deeply saddened to learn of the news of the death of my friend Greg Lastowka, a professor at Rutgers-Camden School of Law. Greg was a pioneer in studying virtual worlds and video games, and his work forms a good part of the foundation in…
  • Apr 28

    Is De-Identification Dead Again?

    Is De-Identification Dead Again?
    Earlier this year, the journal Science published a study called “Unique in the Shopping Mall: On the Reidentifiability of Credit Card Metadata” by Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye et al. The article has reinvigorated claims that…
  • Apr 10

    Privacy in a Data Collection Society

    Privacy in a Data Collection Society
    Jane and I are here with a great group of presenters and attendees at a conference at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Privacy in a Data Collection Society. I’m speaking this afternoon on the folly of information sharing as a…
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Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Happy May Day! (International Workers' Day)

    Happy May Day! (International Workers' Day)
    In many parts of the world today is May Day, the true “Labor Day.” International Workers’ Day, or May Day, despite its origins in the U.S., is not celebrated in this country. But it is still a holiday in many countries…
  • Apr 21

    The Non-Aligned Movement and the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Collective Withdrawal?

    The Non-Aligned Movement and the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Collective Withdrawal?
     At the Arms Control Law blog, Dan Joyner proposes “a walkout from the NPT [Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons] en masse by the members of the NAM [Non-Aligned Movement]”:[….] “The original idea…
  • Apr 20

    Coin, Currency, Capitalism, and Contract

    Coin, Currency, Capitalism, and Contract
    The Jurisdynamics Network is pleased to have received two new books from Oxford University Press. As it happens, both authors teach law at Harvard. Christine Desan, Making Money: Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism traces the…
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The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • May 3

    [Eugene Kontorovich] Iran’s legal claims for seizing the Maersk Tigri

    [Eugene Kontorovich] Iran’s legal claims for seizing the Maersk Tigri
    Iran’s seizure of the Marshall Islands’ flagged Maersk Tigris cargo ship has lead to important discussions about the United States’ legal responsibilities to respond, under treaties with its one-time trust territory and…
  • May 1

    [David Kopel] U.S. treaty obligation to defend Marshall Islands ship

    [David Kopel] U.S. treaty obligation to defend Marshall Islands ship
    On April 28, the government of Iran seized the Maersk  Tigris cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz. The ship and its 24 crew members are still being held captive. The ship was flying the flag of the Republic of the Marshall…
  • May 1

    [Eugene Volokh] Statutory rape laws in the U.S.

    [Eugene Volokh] Statutory rape laws in the U.S.
    I often see people assuming that sex with under-18-year-olds is a crime (statutory rape); for instance, some comments on the 17-year-old gets help in lying about age to get abortion; later, she and her mother sue helper (the boyfriend’s…
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