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CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Mar 28

    Opinion requiring modern clinical tests for mental disability in capital case

    Opinion requiring modern clinical tests for mental disability in capital case
    Justice Ginsburg delivered the opinion of the Court in Moore v. Texas. Chief Justice Roberts filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Thomas and Alito joined.
  • Mar 28

    Lemley & Volokh on Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Lemley & Volokh on Virtual and Augmented Reality
    Mark A. Lemley and Eugene Volokh (Stanford Law School and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law) have posted Law, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented…
  • Mar 27

    Humbach on Alexander on Hard Incompatibilism

    Humbach on Alexander on Hard Incompatibilism
    John A. Humbach (Pace University School of Law) has posted Does Hard Incompatibilism Really Abolish ‘Right’ and ‘Wrong’? Some Thoughts in Response to Larry Alexander on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In a challenge to recent writings of…
Rank this Week: 123

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: 111

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 118

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Mar 28

    Border wall funding likely to be put on hold | TheHill

    Border wall funding likely to be put on hold | TheHill
    President Trump's funding request for a border wall will likely be put on hold, Senate Republican leaders signaled Tuesday. via thehill.com O come on! Don't we even get samples?
  • Mar 28

    Dubai to have tower dangling in the air? - Khaleej Time

    Dubai to have tower dangling in the air? - Khaleej Time
    A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world. The speculative Analemma Tower - which is being proposed by the Clouds Architecture Office - is designed to…
  • Mar 28

    New Yorker Magazine's Fondness for Desert-Island Cartoons - Planet Wild

    New Yorker Magazine's Fondness for Desert-Island Cartoons - Planet Wild
    In addition to dogs, bars, socialites, and deskbound CEOs, a favorite visual starting point for New Yorker magazine’s cartoonists is the desert island. It’s usually a tiny speck of sand, with a single palm tree, either one or two…
Rank this Week: 157

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Mar 28

    "Criminal Adjudication, Error Correction, and Hindsight Blind Spots"

    "Criminal Adjudication, Error Correction, and Hindsight Blind Spots"
    Recently published on SSRN (and in 73 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 165 (2016)): "Criminal Adjudication, Error Correction, and Hindsight Blind Spots" LISA KERN GRIFFIN, Duke University School of Law Concerns about hindsight in the law typically…
  • Mar 27

    "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future"

    "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future"
    Recently published on SSRN (and in Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 48, 2017): "Keynote: Law and the Brain -- Past, Present, and Future" OWEN D. JONES, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences This article surveys…
  • Mar 27

    "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain"

    "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain"
    Recently Published on SSRN: "Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain" IRIS VILARES, University College London - Wellcome Trust Center for Neuroimaging MICHAEL WESLEY, University of Kentucky - Behavioral Science…
Rank this Week: 155

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Williams v. Yamaha (9th Cir. - March 24, 2017)

    Williams v. Yamaha (9th Cir. - March 24, 2017)
    It's hard to win a consumer class action these days.  So many roadblocks in the way.Here's an example.  Which highlights just one of the many, many ways you can lose.And the fact that I'm not sure that the plaintiffs…
  • Mar 24

    Espinoza v. Shiomoto (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)

    Espinoza v. Shiomoto (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)
    Even when you think you're right, one downside of filing an appeal is that it may result in an opinion that's published and that tells the world the factual circumstances that gave rise to your appeal.That's sometimes bad.  Even in the…
  • Mar 24

    Wind Dancer Production Group v. Walt Disney Pictures (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)

    Wind Dancer Production Group v. Walt Disney Pictures (Cal. Ct. App. - March 24, 2017)
    Opinions like this one make me think that Disney can be a 600-pound gorilla, and not a nice one at that.And that's even without any discussion in the opinion about how, on the merits, Disney was (allegedly) stealing the royalties owed to its…
Rank this Week: 224

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l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the usd research satellite

Covers the legal research center, legal news and legal research resources. By John Adkins.

http://lrc-orbit.typepad.com/lrc/
  • Nov 4

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest
    Check out this year's entries in ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest and vote for your favorite! Here's a sampling: [JML]
  • Nov 1

    LRC October Trivia Winner!

    LRC October Trivia Winner!
    Congratulations to our September trivia winner Katie Lepore! Question: The University of San Diego School of Law was founded in 1954. What was the original name of the building now known as Warren Hall? Answer: Thomas More Hall Stop by...
  • Oct 31

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!
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Research Freedom

Research Freedom

Covers developments in free legal research. By Professor Jason Potter.

http://researchfreedom.com/
  • Jun 21

    Five Legal Research Tips for Law Students in Summer Job

    Five Legal Research Tips for Law Students in Summer Job
    If you’re a law student, you may be tearing your hair out on a legal research task in your summer job at this very moment. Below is a list of five tips pertaining to legal research to help you through it. This post is geared…
  • Aug 15

    Comprehensive Free Legal Research Tutorial

    Comprehensive Free Legal Research Tutorial
    Below is a comprehensive tutorial on a range of free legal research tools, presented by folks at The John Marshall Law School. While some of the tools discussed relate to Illinois law specifically, you can find excellent information about the…
  • Aug 14

    New Legal Research Platform with Crowdsourcing Feature: Casetext

    New Legal Research Platform with Crowdsourcing Feature: Casetext
    There’s a new free legal research tool in town: Casetext. Currently in the beta stage, Casetext allows users to search a directory of “over one million federal and Delaware cases” using keywords or retrieve a case by…
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