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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/
  • Oct 1

    Finalists In The Tennessee Law Dean Search

    Finalists In The Tennessee Law Dean Search
    And they are: Brenda V. Smith (American), William Corbett (LSU), Melanie Wilson (Kansas), John Lovett (Loyola - New Orleans), and Donald Weidner (FSU). Full info is here.
  • Oct 1

    Beth Garrett Named President Of Cornell University

    Beth Garrett Named President Of Cornell University
    Elizabeth Garrett, the provost of the University of Southern California - and a law professor - has been named the new president of Cornell University. She will take over in July. Before joining USC, Garrett was on the University of...
  • Oct 1

    The Threat from JD Advantage

    The Threat from JD Advantage
    There’s a trope in the kind of low brow movies I tend to watch – a character looks at a friend that he thinks has arrived just in the nick of time to save him, and then realizes that his...
Rank this Week: 91

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 30

    EEOC Sues Pizza Giant for Disability Discrimination

    EEOC Sues Pizza Giant for Disability Discrimination
    image from eeoc.gov In what looks to be a fascinating case, the EEOC recently sued Papa John’s under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The agency alleges that the company failed to permit an employee with Down Syndrome a reasonable…
  • Sep 29

    Econometric Evidence in Employment Discrimination Case

    Econometric Evidence in Employment Discrimination Case
    In employment-discrimination cases, plaintiffs sometimes present regression analysis to support their claims, particularly for disparate impact claims. In a new paper, Joni Hersch and V. Blair Druhan, “The Use and Misuse of Econometric…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 101

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 30

    Next Nonproft News Paper Target: U-T San Diego

    Next Nonproft News Paper Target: U-T San Diego
    Preliminary planning is underway for a group of donors to form a nonprofit organization that would own the U-T San Diego, according to the U-T itself. It looks like the newspaper would stay as a for-profit organizaton, and the 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…
Rank this Week: 293

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/
  • Oct 1

    FCC tackles blackout rule, but do NFL fans win?

    FCC tackles blackout rule, but do NFL fans win?
    Every Sunday, football fans across the country anxiously await their teams’ match-ups—saddling up to sport bars, piling onto friends’ couches, or settling into their recliners to catch the game. But what if your team…
  • Sep 30

    The Hidden Cost of Ridesharing

    The Hidden Cost of Ridesharing
    Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other ridesharing apps have changed the landscape of the for-hire vehicle service. The success of the ridesharing companies has had a serious impact on profit and operation of taxi and limo companies in competing…
  • Sep 30

    Could Apple and Google’s additions of encryption cost lives?

    Could Apple and Google’s additions of encryption cost lives?
    The law enforcement community has advocated that Apple iOS 8’s standard password encryption settings as well as Google’s intention to make encryption from an option to the default will result in an inability of law enforcement to…
Rank this Week: 1689