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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/
  • Sep 29

    The NLRB Ducks Electronic Communications Issue--For Now

    The NLRB Ducks Electronic Communications Issue--For Now
    The NLRB recently issued its decision in Purple Communications. This was the case that the Board had indicated it was using to reexamine its Register-Guard precedent that gave employers virtually unfettered ability to bar employee use of…
  • Sep 29

    Ninth Circuit Holds Tribal Preferences Do Not Violate Title VII

    Ninth Circuit Holds Tribal Preferences Do Not Violate Title VII
    Thanks to Matthew Fletcher (Michigan State) for forwarding a link to his Turtle Talk post about EEOC v. Peabody Western Coal Co. (9th Cir. 9-26-14), holding that tribal preferences (as opposed to Indian preferences generally) are not…
  • Sep 27

    DOL Rule on Veterans and Federal Contractor

    DOL Rule on Veterans and Federal Contractor
    image from www.dol.gov. The Department of Labor just issued a final rule which will lower the federal contractor reporting requirements when these employers hire veteran workers. From the DOL’s press release on the rule: “ 'Over the next…
Rank this Week: 92

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/
  • Sep 29

    Sherlock Holmes and Misprision of Felony

    Sherlock Holmes and Misprision of Felony
    Eugene Volokh has an interesting post on a recent Sixth Circuit decision upholding a conviction for misprision of felony. The federal statute, 18 USC 4, provides: " "Whoever, having knowledge of the actual commission of a felony…
  • Sep 29

    Penn Law Announces Dean Search

    Penn Law Announces Dean Search
    Penn Law is looking to replace Mike Fitts. The "Consultative Committee" - Penn's name, not mine - includes law professors Shyamkrishna Balganesh, William Burke-White, Jacques deLisle, Dorothy Roberts, Reed Shuldiner, and Christopher…
  • Sep 28

    Lawyers and Slavery -- Part Four

    Lawyers and Slavery -- Part Four
    In an earlier post, I told the story of John E. Cook’s trial following the Harper’s Ferry raid. In Virginia, Cook was represented by the Copperhead Democrat Daniel Voorhees, who had based his defense on a ringing affirmation of…
Rank this Week: 91

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/
  • Sep 29

    What happens if charity care becomes obsolete?

    What happens if charity care becomes obsolete?
    An article last week in the Washington Post (h/t Chronicle of Philanthropy) discussed a report by the Department of Health and Human Services that indicated that hospitals are experiencing significant declines in charity care and bad debt,…
  • Sep 26

    Reuters: Muslim Scholars Present Rebuttal to Islamic State

    Reuters: Muslim Scholars Present Rebuttal to Islamic State
    Reuters is reporting that over 120 Islamic scholars from around the world have issued an open letter denouncing Islamic State militants and refuting their religious arguments. Many of these scholars are themselves leading Muslim voices in…
  • Sep 26

    American Association of Librarians Accepting Applifcations for Innovative Reading Grant Program

    American Association of Librarians Accepting Applifcations for Innovative Reading Grant Program
    The Philanthropy News Digest is reporting that the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association, is accepting applications from school librarians for its AASL Innovative Reading Grant program. One…
Rank this Week: 345

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/
  • Sep 29

    Trolling Skynet’s Patents to Save Humanity

    Trolling Skynet’s Patents to Save Humanity
    Google’s push for the self-driving automobile, click here, and Google Glass, click here, has sparked some interesting questions. Questions that possibly only this author is asking. But questions, nonetheless, that all should…
  • Sep 29

    Lights, Camera, Drones..? FAA Eases Drone Restrictions With Filmmaker

    Lights, Camera, Drones..? FAA Eases Drone Restrictions With Filmmaker
    Whispers began floating around this week that the FCC will begin allowing filmmakers to operate drones in on movie sets. This will be the second set of exceptions made by the FAA for commercial drone use, the first being a pair a permits…
  • Sep 26

    A Legal Fantasy: the rise of one-day fantasy sports leagues.

    A Legal Fantasy: the rise of one-day fantasy sports leagues.
    If you’ve watched televised sports or ESPN lately, you have no doubt noticed the incredible proliferation of commercials promoting “one day fantasy sports leagues.” They generally feature some supposedly average Joe who is…
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