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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/
  • Mar 26

    Graduate student/TA strike at U of Toronto

    Graduate student/TA strike at U of Toronto
    This has been going on about a month, I've only recently caught up on it. This is a good place to start. (Thanks to Benj Hellie for the pointer.)
  • Mar 26

    Battles over funding, tenure in U of Wisconsin system heats up...

    Battles over funding, tenure in U of Wisconsin system heats up...
    ...with the head of the system pledging to resign if the Republican assault on the system makes it through the legislature. Folks in Wisconsin, any more details, insights in to what's going on?
  • Mar 26

    The expanding "circle of moral concern"

    The expanding "circle of moral concern"
    Entertaining essay, though for reasons discussed here (esp. at pp. 525 ff.), I doubt the circle will expand in quite the way they imagine.
Rank this Week: 394

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/
Rank this Week: 765

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/
  • Mar 26

    For Your Listening Pleasure . . .

    For Your Listening Pleasure . . .
    Here is the latest episode of Rational Security: And here is the latest Chess Clock Debate, a discussion between Kori Schake of the Hoover Institution and Ryan Evans of the War on the Rocks site over whether or not the United States should…
  • Mar 26

    Private Defamation Action Dismissed on State Secrets Ground

    Private Defamation Action Dismissed on State Secrets Ground
    This is a very interesting case. The other day, federal district judge Edgardo Ramos in New York threw out a defamation lawsuit between two private parties on the government’s intervening motion asserting the state secrets…
  • Mar 26

    ISIS as Cult

    ISIS as Cult
    Editor’s Note: This is the final of four excerpts from the new book, ISIS: The State of Terror, by Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger. In case you missed them, here are Part I, Part II, and Part III. In a study that is widely…
Rank this Week: 47

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/
  • Mar 25

    The Ethics of Saul Goodman: Slate TV Club Interview

    The Ethics of Saul Goodman: Slate TV Club Interview
    I was interviewed about the ethics of Saul Goodman on Slate's TV Club Podcast. You can access the podcast here if you're interested.
  • Mar 24

    The Ethics of Saul Goodman: Episode 7 (Bingo)

    The Ethics of Saul Goodman: Episode 7 (Bingo)
    Warning: Spoiler Alert! In my previous posts, I discussed the ethical issues in Episodes 1 through 6 of Better Call Saul. For this discussion, familiarity with the plot of Episode 7 is assumed, but here is the official recap just...
  • Mar 23

    SCOTUS declines to discipline Foley lawyer who filed oddly worded petition

    SCOTUS declines to discipline Foley lawyer who filed oddly worded petition
    News here. The order is here. In comments following my initial posts, I had suggested that there was no ethics violation but that the court should just strike the brief for not being a "plain statement" or something like that,...
Rank this Week: 132

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: 4133