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The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 26

    Phil Weiser, Claudio Grossman Stepping Down As Law Dean

    Phil Weiser, Claudio Grossman Stepping Down As Law Dean
    Deans Philip Weiser (Colorado Law) and Claudio Grossman (American Law) have announced that they will step down from their positions at the end of this school year.
  • Aug 26

    Call For Papers: ABA Criminal Justice Section Roundtable

    Call For Papers: ABA Criminal Justice Section Roundtable
    This just in: Call for Papers: 2015 ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute Roundtables (Oct. 22) Once again, the ABA Criminal Justice Section Academics Committee will host work-in-progress roundtables at the annual Criminal Justice…
  • Aug 26

    LSAC and Applicants for Fall 2015

    LSAC and Applicants for Fall 2015
    A few weeks back there was some confusion about the LSAC's reporting of applicants for fall 2015 and percentage change from last year. LSAC has now clarified what was going on. Quoting now from the LSAC: As of 8/8/15, there...
Rank this Week: 59

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 25

    NJ Hospital Loses Property Tax Exemption

    NJ Hospital Loses Property Tax Exemption
    In a recent opinion, AHS Hospital Corp. v. Town of Morristown, 2015 WL 3956132, the Tax Court of New Jersey revoked the property tax exemption of a non-profit hospital. In a lengthy and wide-ranging opinion, the court surveyed the history...
  • Aug 19

    Fleischer on Mandatory College Endowments in the NYT

    Fleischer on Mandatory College Endowments in the NYT
    Professor Victor Fleischer from the University of San Diego has an opinion piece in today's New York Times advocating an 8% annual required payout for university endowments over $100 million. Such a payout is more than the 5% amount…
  • Aug 17

    The University of Iowa Invites Application

    The University of Iowa Invites Application
    The University of Iowa College of Law sent to us the following request for applications for tenure, tenure track, and clinical professors: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA COLLEGE OF LAW anticipates hiring several tenured/tenure track faculty members…
Rank this Week: 816

North Carolina Journal of Law &…

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology

Features legal scholarship in law and technology topics, including intellectual property law, cyberspace law, environmental law, criminal law, health law, and privacy law.

http://ncjolt.org/
  • Aug 24

    Google’s Potential Influence: How The 2016 Presidential Election Could Be Decided

    Google’s Potential Influence: How The 2016 Presidential Election Could Be Decided
    Political influence is a funny thing because it comes in a variety of forms and originates from a variety of sources. Fortune 500 companies inherently possess the ability to have an astounding amount of political influence on the…
  • Aug 12

    A Game of I Spy: Neighborhood Drone Usage

    A Game of I Spy: Neighborhood Drone Usage
    In July, a Kentucky man was arrested after he shot down a neighbor’s drone that he says was hovering over his yard where his daughter was sunbathing.William “Willie” Merideth, 47, of Bullitt County was charged with first…
  • Aug 6

    Silicon Valley backing “Siri for legal knowledge”

    Silicon Valley backing “Siri for legal knowledge”
    Picture this: You take your seat in your first-year Contracts course. The topic of the day is the Statute of Frauds. After outlining a hypothetical and quickly scanning the seating chart, your professor puts you on the spot: “Under…
Rank this Week: 3901

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Aug 22

    Are Yelp Reviewers "Employees"?

    Are Yelp Reviewers "Employees"?
    In an interesting decision, the Northern District of California (where the Uber and Lyft cases both arose) recently ruled that Yelp reviewers are not employees. This is true despite the allegations that the individuals were purportedly told…
  • Aug 20

    Record Payout in Workplace Accident

    Record Payout in Workplace Accident
    Many scholars -- as well as those in the labor and employment law community -- have lamented the inadequate remedies offered by OSHA. The recent Bumble Bee case represents one instance where a horrific workplace death took place at a...
  • Aug 17

    NLRB Declines Jurisdiction in Northwestern Football Case

    NLRB Declines Jurisdiction in Northwestern Football Case
    This just in from the NLRB: Washington, D.C. - - In a unanimous decision, the National Labor Board declined to assert jurisdiction in the case involving Northwestern University football players who receive grant-in-aid scholarships. The Board…
Rank this Week: 85