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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 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…
  • Jan 25

    Federal Bureaucrats Outside Washington

    Federal Bureaucrats Outside Washington
    Few clichés are more timeworn than equating federal governance with bureaucrats in Washington, D.C. And that equation is rarely meant kindly. Federal bureaucrats, according to common critiques, cannot match the particularized knowledge and…
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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 5

    One professor's classroom experiment requiring students to take notes by hand

    One professor's classroom experiment requiring students to take notes by hand
    In this Chronicle of Higher Ed story, a professor of journalism at University of Kansas talks about her decision in 2013 to ban laptops from the classroom and instead require students to take notes by hand. Though the evidence is...
  • Feb 4

    Judicial Education and the Art of Judging

    Judicial Education and the Art of Judging
    The Journal of Dispute Resolution (here) has published an issue on the subject. Here is the Table of Contents: PDF Judicial Education and Regulatory Capture: Does the Current System of Educating Judges Promote a Well-Functioning Judiciary and…
  • Feb 4

    A comprehensive list of law student writing and practical skills competition

    A comprehensive list of law student writing and practical skills competition
    If you're teaching a seminar or otherwise working with students writing significant research papers and think they should consider submitting their work to a writing competition, check out this comprehensive list compiled by the Student…
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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 5

    The Biggest Tax Refund?

    The Biggest Tax Refund?
    The headline to this article caught my eye. It caught my eye primarily because I could see it catching the eye of many people. It appeals to the need or desire for money that affects almost everyone. The headline? “How to Get the…
  • Feb 3

    “Can a Clone Qualify as a Qualifying Child or Qualifying Relative?”

    “Can a Clone Qualify as a Qualifying Child or Qualifying Relative?”
    Yes, that’s the question a reader posed to me. The reader also commented, “You think your taxes are complicated, try having a dependent who’s a clone.”First things first.Only an individual can be a dependent, either as…
  • Feb 1

    Will Diverting Tax Payments to Escrow Funds Motivate the Pennsylvania Legislature?

    Will Diverting Tax Payments to Escrow Funds Motivate the Pennsylvania Legislature?
    Bill Dingfelder, a Philadelphia Inquirer reader, is fed up with the failure of the Pennsylvania legislature to approve a budget. He’s not alone. I’m certain far from impressed watching legislators serve special interests and…
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