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Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Feb 12

    ABA is Investigating Discrimination Complaint against BYU Law

    ABA is Investigating Discrimination Complaint against BYU Law
    From the Salt Lake Tribune: Law school accreditors are investigating Brigham Young University amid allegations that the LDS Church-owned institution's policies violate nondiscrimination standards by expelling students who live in same-sex…
  • Feb 12

    Survey of law students finds that most prefer face-to-face instruction over the online variety

    Survey of law students finds that most prefer face-to-face instruction over the online variety
    In a special Op-Ed over at the TaxProf blog, Touro Law Professor Dan Subotnik discusses an anonymous poll he took of students enrolled in his trusts and estates class in which he asked whether they preferred face-to-face instruction or the...
  • Feb 11

    Should You Avoid “Time is of the Essence Clauses?

    Should You Avoid “Time is of the Essence Clauses?
    What’s wrong with employing such a clause? According to veteran real estate lawyer Jeffrey Ammon: (1) Nonlawyer readers can’t figure out what it means (and courts are often no help). (2) Even if the clause had a generally accepted…
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MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    More Evidence That False Promise Tax Breaks Fail

    More Evidence That False Promise Tax Breaks Fail
    Readers of MauledAgain are well aware that I dislike tax break giveaways to wealthy corporations as rewards for moving jobs from one state to another. Job relocation is not job creation. One of the states that engages in this game of giving…
  • Feb 10

    Stupid Criminals, Tax Version

    Stupid Criminals, Tax Version
    A reader sent me a story that I probably would have otherwise missed. According to several reports, including this one, a woman and her son walked into a Liberty Tax Services office in Toledo, Ohio, pointed what appeared to be a gun over…
  • Feb 8

    Backups, Anyone?

    Backups, Anyone?
    It was the sort of news that spreads so quickly that notices came to me from multiple directions. There was a posting on a tax listserv, an item in a daily tax update email, on-line articles, and newspaper reports. According to an IRS news…
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Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Feb 8

    What the New Adverse Modification Rule Doesn't Do

    What the New Adverse Modification Rule Doesn't Do
    The Endangered Species Act prohibits federal agencies from authorizing, funding, or carrying out activities likely to result in adverse modification of critical habitat. That sounds like a powerful prohibition, but for years, figuring out…
  • Feb 3

    The Florida Fracking Bill

    The Florida Fracking Bill
    Many of you have likely heard that Florida is slowly moving toward allowing hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) within the state. The debate began when a company from Texas drilled a horizontal well in Collier County, Florida, into the…
  • Jan 26

    Win Money, Prestige, and Glory, and Improve the Human Condition

    Win Money, Prestige, and Glory, and Improve the Human Condition
    Several environmental law writing contests are currently seeking student submissions: The ABA SEER’s Public Land and Resources Writing Competition (more information at…
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