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Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
  • Oct 1

    Office for Civil Rights Releases New Guidance on Resource Equity, Will It Enforce It?

    Office for Civil Rights Releases New Guidance on Resource Equity, Will It Enforce It?
    The Office for Civil Rights released a lengthy Dear Colleague letter today that emphasizes the extent of resource inequalities in schools and its legal framework for evaluating whether those inequalities violate Title VI of the Civil Rights…
  • Oct 1

    California Limits School Suspensions: Did it Do Enough?

    California Limits School Suspensions: Did it Do Enough?
    California has passed a new discipline statute eliminating suspensions of kindergartners through third graders for disruption and defiance. I applaud them for taking a step in the right direction, but cannot help but point out how small of a…
  • Oct 1

    Education Advocates Abandon Federal Courts and Flood State Court

    Education Advocates Abandon Federal Courts and Flood State Court
    Yesterday, Edweek pointed out that the U.S. Supreme Court has not issued an elementary and secondary school case in the last five years--a dry spell unseen since before Brown v. Board of Education. In contrast, there seems to be major…
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EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Sep 30

    The Last Frontier: Alaska Murder Seeks Admission of Results of Two Polygraph Exam

    The Last Frontier: Alaska Murder Seeks Admission of Results of Two Polygraph Exam
    According to an article in the New Miner (Alaska), The attorney for a woman accused of killing her 18-month-old son in November hopes the court will admit evidence from a polygraph test the defense believes will help absolve her of...
  • Sep 29

    Telling Lies in America: New Jersey Class Action Challenges Use of Polygraph Exams For Sex Offenders on Parole

    Telling Lies in America: New Jersey Class Action Challenges Use of Polygraph Exams For Sex Offenders on Parole
    I've written before about what could be seen as an inconsistency in the American criminal justice system: Polygraph evidence is inadmissible to prove a defendant's innocence (or guilt) at trial, and yet such evidence is routinely admitted for…
  • Sep 29

    Twitter Evidence in White House Shooting

    Twitter Evidence in White House Shooting
    This weekend's Washington Post had an eye opening story on a previously unreported shooting back in a 2011. Among the revelations was that someone posted a tweet about the shooting at the time. From the story: A woman in a...
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Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
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Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Oct 1

    Multitasking: You Lose More Than You Gain

    Multitasking: You Lose More Than You Gain
    Multitasking is a way of life for those who’ve grown up in the digital era. You might be talking face-to-face with a friend but you are also texting or checking social media. Even those of us who grew up “b.c.”...
  • Sep 30

    Law School Exams: Call of the Question

    Law School Exams: Call of the Question
    A good piece of advice from academic support professionals and law professors for students taking law school exams is to begin with the “call of the question.” Who is calling, and what do they want? The call of the question...
  • Sep 30

    ASP Position at Howard University School of Law

    ASP Position at Howard University School of Law
    Hello all -- Howard University School of Law is looking for a Director of Academic Success and Bar Preparation. The job description is attached. To apply Contact: Dean Danielle Holley-Walker, dhwalker@law.howard.edu. 202-806-8000 Associate…
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