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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/
  • May 5

    Chow on Making Payments to China's Police

    Chow on Making Payments to China's Police
    Daniel C. K. Chow (Ohio State University College of Law) has posted Why Multinational Companies Doing Business in China Fall into the Trap of Making Payments to China's Police (Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business (2016, Forthcoming))…
  • May 5

    Engel on Experimental Criminal Law

    Engel on Experimental Criminal Law
    Christoph Engel (Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods) has posted Experimental Criminal Law. A Survey of Contributions from Law, Economics and Criminology on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In three distinct disciplines, crime…
  • May 5

    Druzin & Wan on Corporal and Capital Punishment

    Druzin & Wan on Corporal and Capital Punishment
    Bryan H. Druzin and Anthony S. Wan (Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law and Gall Solicitors, LLP) have posted The Theatre of Punishment: Case Studies in the Political Function of Corporal and Capital Punishment (Washington…
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The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • May 5

    Sumner Redstone Trial Captivates Hollywood and Wall Street - The New York Time

    Sumner Redstone Trial Captivates Hollywood and Wall Street - The New York Time
    The legal battle, filled with embarrassing claims about Mr. Redstone’s sexual desires, incontinence and demands to eat steak while on a feeding tube, is scheduled for trial starting Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, exactly…
  • May 5

    Physical and situational inequality on airplanes predicts air rage

    Physical and situational inequality on airplanes predicts air rage
    We suggest that physical and situational inequality are built into people’s everyday environments—such as the modern airplane—and that exposure to these forms of inequality can trigger antisocial behavior. Analyses reveal…
  • May 5

    Andrew O’Hagan · The Search for Satoshi · LRB 1 May 2016

    Andrew O’Hagan · The Search for Satoshi · LRB 1 May 2016
    The best kept secret in the digital world is the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, inventor of bitcoin. In a world exclusive for the London Review of Books, Andrew O’Hagan spent many months with Craig Wright, the man responsible for what...
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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/
  • May 5

    People v. Mohamed (Cal. Ct. App. - May 3, 2016)

    People v. Mohamed (Cal. Ct. App. - May 3, 2016)
    From this opinion:"In 2010, appellant was a board certified gynecologist who practiced cosmetic surgery out of his Encino office. Appellant relied on 'cutting edge' technology in his practice and used a medical instrument called a…
  • May 4

    Collins & Teng v. USCIS (9th Cir. - May 4, 2016)

    Collins & Teng v. USCIS (9th Cir. - May 4, 2016)
    Yu-Ling Teng is a naturalized U.S. citizen.  When she first came to the United States in 1965, on a student visa, she had a Taiwanese passport that listed her date of birth as 1939.  She says that's right.  So, way back then,…
  • May 3

    Hearn Pacific Corp. v. Second Generation Roofing Inc. (Cal. Ct. App. - May 2, 2016)

    Hearn Pacific Corp. v. Second Generation Roofing Inc. (Cal. Ct. App. - May 2, 2016)
    The Court of Appeal's published opinion does not mention the appellate attorney's name.  (For which that lawyer is undoubtedly incredibly thankful.)  Moreover, the list of counsel on appeal includes three different lawyers for the…
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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/
  • May 5

    Politicians and Nonprofits - A Recipe for Disaster?

    Politicians and Nonprofits - A Recipe for Disaster?
    Elections predictably bring scrutiny to nonprofits associated with politicians, whether they are the politicians' own charities (see earlier post about the Clinton and Trump foundations), churches hosting candidates, or noncharitable…
  • May 4

    China, Egypt, and Russia Continue Crackdowns on Nonprofits with Foreign Tie

    China, Egypt, and Russia Continue Crackdowns on Nonprofits with Foreign Tie
    Recent months have brought even further restrictions by governments in China, Egypt, and Russia on domestic nonprofits with foreign ties in China. Developments include: Late last month China adopted a new Law on the Management of Domestic…
  • May 3

    Fagundes on Buying Happine

    Fagundes on Buying Happine
    David Fagundes (Univ. of Houston Law Center) recently posted Buying Happiness: Property, Acquisition, & Subjective Well-Being (William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 58, 2017, Forthcoming) to SSRN. Here is the abstract: Acquiring property is…
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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/
  • May 2

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): Half Your Brain Stands Guard When Sleeping In A New Place, NPR Shots In The Popular Press: The Neural Precursors of Spontaneous Thoughts, Discover Magazine Brain's 'Atlas' of Words Revealed, BBC News…
  • May 1

    Motivated Reasoning and Neuroethics (Shniderman)

    Motivated Reasoning and Neuroethics (Shniderman)
    Hey N&LB Readers, This week I'm blogging about whether neuroscience can escape our own preconceived notions about an issue. Noted blogger Neuroskeptic notes that society is thinking and talking about the brain more than ever…
  • Apr 30

    "Upgrading Discussions of Cognitive Enhancement"

    "Upgrading Discussions of Cognitive Enhancement"
    "Upgrading Discussions of Cognitive Enhancement" by Susan B. Levin has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract Advocates of cognitive enhancement maintain that technological advances would augment autonomy indirectly…
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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/
  • Apr 22

    Fordham Law Review's Lawyering in the Regulatory State Colloquium, April 2016

    Fordham Law Review's Lawyering in the Regulatory State Colloquium, April 2016
    Foreword: Lawyering in the Regulatory State By Nancy J. Moore Recalling the Lawyers: The NHTSA, GM, and the Chevrolet Cobalt By Bernard W. Bell Ethics For Examiners By Daniel J. Bussel Nothing Could Be Finer?: The Role of Agency General...
  • Apr 22

    The Wrong Way to Oppose BDS (Again)

    The Wrong Way to Oppose BDS (Again)
    The Faculty Lounge The Wrong Way to Oppose BDS (Again) [Cross-posted from The Faculty Lounge] The Louis D. Brandeis Center has filed a lawsuit against the American Studies Association seeking to enjoin the ASA’s resolution to boycott…
  • Apr 15

    Lawyers, lawsuits, and the water crisis in Flint, Michigan

    Lawyers, lawsuits, and the water crisis in Flint, Michigan
    From NPR’s All Things Considered: Out of State Lawyers Descend on Flint, Mich., Amid Water Crisis For the most part, official help has been slow in getting to Flint, Mich., but one group of first responders is on the ground....
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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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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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