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Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    The Sony Hack: Attribution Problems, and the Connection to Domestic Surveillance

    The Sony Hack: Attribution Problems, and the Connection to Domestic Surveillance
    The FBI said today of the Sony hack: As a result of our investigation, . . . the FBI now has enough information to conclude that the North Korean government is responsible for these actions.  While the need to protect sensitive sources…
  • Dec 19

    The Sony Hack: Will the United States Take Countermeasures Against North Korea?

    The Sony Hack: Will the United States Take Countermeasures Against North Korea?
    Now that the United States has concluded that North Korea was responsible for the hack into Sony’s computers, it has begun to make noises about responding to that hack in some way. If the United States wants to make its…
  • Dec 19

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary

    Today’s Headlines and Commentary
    Today, the FBI formally blamed North Korea for the cyberattack against Sony Pictures. Reuters reports that officials are confident North Korea was involved and that there may also be evidence of a Chinese link, either through collaboration…
Rank this Week: 150

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Dec 19

    Oxford's Roger Crisp on compassion and those who fight ebola

    Oxford's Roger Crisp on compassion and those who fight ebola
    Here.
  • Dec 19

    The U.S. government's plan to "rate" college

    The U.S. government's plan to "rate" college
    The latest from IHE. The best hope is that the ratings will be such an obvious mess that they will make no difference. But realistically, almost anything the federal government puts its imprimatur on is going to have some kind...
  • Dec 19

    New on-line "Directory of Underrepresented Groups in Philosophy"

    New on-line "Directory of Underrepresented Groups in Philosophy"
    Here. The groups here are defined mainly in terms of demographic categories (race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, but also disability status), rather than ideological or philosophical orientation. Readers may submit additional names,…
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Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
  • Dec 18

    Lateral hires with tenure, 2014-15

    Lateral hires with tenure, 2014-15
    MOVING TO FRONT--ORIGINALLY POSTED AUGUST 22, 2014 These are appointments with tenure that will begin in 2015; I will move this to the front at...
  • Dec 17

    ABA data on 2014 law school enrollment

    ABA data on 2014 law school enrollment
    Here; an excerpt: The 204 ABA-approved law schools reported total J.D. enrollment (full-time and part-time students) of 119,775. This is a decrease of 8,935 students...
  • Dec 15

    On retinal detachment

    On retinal detachment
    Many thanks to colleagues here and elsewhere who got in touch with their good wishes and their own stories about retinal detachment after I posted...
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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/
  • Dec 18

    Structural Change and Law School

    Structural Change and Law School
    In its recent piece on dropping law school enrollment, the New York Times suggests that we are not merely witnessing a market correction. Rather, prospective students are astutely observing a structural shift in the legal market. The Times…
  • Dec 18

    New California ethics opinon about bankruptcy (non)conflict

    New California ethics opinon about bankruptcy (non)conflict
    ISSUE: If an attorney represents an individual as a debtor in a simple, no-asset Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing, while simultaneously representing one or more of the individual’s creditors in unrelated matters, is the attorney required by…
  • Dec 17

    Lawyers and the PI's they hire

    Lawyers and the PI's they hire
    Amazing story at Daily Pilot and the OC Register about private investigators who were allegedly way, way out of bounds in their efforts to tail politicians who were opposed by a police union -- and about the law firm, on...
Rank this Week: 285

Texas Coastal Law Society

Texas Coastal Law Society

From the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, Texas.

http://texascoastallaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1343