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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/
  • Aug 8

    The Perils of Cleaning up the Environment

    The Perils of Cleaning up the Environment
    Last summer, my family and I went rafting down the Animas River in Durango, Colorado. I took this picture during the trip: This is what the Animas River looks like today: The orange colored water you see here contains sediment...
  • Aug 5

    Does the Waters of the United States Rule Give Up Key Protections?

    Does the Waters of the United States Rule Give Up Key Protections?
    An intriguing little sub-drama is unfolding with the new EPA/Army Corps jurisdictional rule. Late in the rulemaking process, EPA added a limitation that would place most wetlands located more than 4,000 feet from a “tributary” outside the…
  • Jul 26

    The Bionic Earth - Tipping Toward Biological or Mechanical?

    The Bionic Earth - Tipping Toward Biological or Mechanical?
    This month NASA released a new photo of Earth, taken by the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite. The satellite was launched in February, 2015 and actually orbits the Earth at a distance 4 times further out than the orbit of...
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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/
  • Aug 27

    Conditional Scholarships Still Abound

    Conditional Scholarships Still Abound
    A student with a conditional scholarship must keep a certain grade point in order to retain the scholarship. Without that scholarship, a student may be in a terrible bind. The student still has the grades to stay in law school,...
  • Aug 27

    WSJ asks "Do Law Schools Have it Too Easy?"

    WSJ asks "Do Law Schools Have it Too Easy?"
    A follow-up story related to Steve Harper's NYT Op-Ed called "Too Many Law Students, Too Few Legal Jobs." From the Wall Street Journal Law Blog: Law school enrollment has taken a big hit in recent years with entering classes…
  • Aug 26

    How Does Business View Millennials?

    How Does Business View Millennials?
    In our world, we deal with Millennials daily and focus on how to work with them in an educational setting. The business world also thinks about millennials and their role in the present and future economy. Here are excerpts from...
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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/
  • Aug 26

    A Rudeness Tax?

    A Rudeness Tax?
    A reader alerted me to an unusual book, Tax the Rude, Not Me!. The examples provided in the preview tend to confirm the depiction of the book as humor. For example, they propose an “outer limits tax” on “infuriating…
  • Aug 24

    Tax Return Preparer Gone Bad

    Tax Return Preparer Gone Bad
    It is not unusual to see stories about tax return preparers who are convicted of tax fraud, or of ripping off their clients. It happens too often. But a recent story about a convicted tax return preparer caught my eye because the actions of…
  • Aug 21

    Be Careful With Divorce Tax Planning, Part II

    Be Careful With Divorce Tax Planning, Part II
    About a month ago, in Be Careful With Divorce Tax Planning, I noted the lessons learned from two Tax Court cases in which the taxpayers ended up with federal income tax consequences worse than those that they would have experienced with…
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