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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/
  • Dec 6

    ELC Essay #4: Deep Equity, Zero Sum Environmentalism, and a Sustainable Planet

    ELC Essay #4: Deep Equity, Zero Sum Environmentalism, and a Sustainable Planet
    By David Takacs As humans appropriate ever more of the planet’s bounty, leaving less for nonhuman species and the ecosystems they inhabit, conflicts emerge over who or what gets which resources. Such skirmishes result in some of the…
  • Dec 5

    Call for Presentations (SCALE conference) and Papers (Morrison Prize)

    Call for Presentations (SCALE conference) and Papers (Morrison Prize)
    Call for Presentation and Panel Proposals for its Third Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators. This conference will be held on May 12, 2017, at ASU’s new law school building in downtown Phoenix, AZ. Roughly 50 faculty…
  • Dec 5

    Call for Presentations/Paper: Climate Law and Policy Conference in Buffalo

    Call for Presentations/Paper: Climate Law and Policy Conference in Buffalo
    The Buffalo Environmental Law Journal is seeking proposals for its spring symposium, "Climate Change: Law, Policy, and Regulation." The symposium will be held at the University at Buffalo School of Law on Saturday, March 11, 2017.…
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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/
  • Dec 6

    Old-School Rhetoric and New-School Cognitive Science: The Enduring Power of Logocentric Categories by Lucy A. Jewel

    Old-School Rhetoric and New-School Cognitive Science: The Enduring Power of Logocentric Categories by Lucy A. Jewel
    Here is a fascinating article that examines legal reasoning through the lens of cognitive science: Old-School Rhetoric and New-School Cognitive Science: The Enduring Power of Logocentric Categories by Lucy A. Jewel. Abstract: "For…
  • Dec 6

    I’ll Miss Kevin Trudeau

    I’ll Miss Kevin Trudeau
    You probably have seen Kevin on one of his many TV infomercials peddling everything from coral calcium to weight loss. His antics offer many lessons on persuasion. Of course, the Federal Trade Commission took issue with his claims and…
  • Dec 6

    How to Draft a Will

    How to Draft a Will
    In the Nov.-Dec. 2016 New York State Bar Association Journal. Justice Gerald Lebovits give instructions on how to draft a New York will (Part I). With few differences, the instructions work for wills in any state. A good hand out...
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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/
  • Dec 5

    Why I Don’t Have a Family Foundation

    Why I Don’t Have a Family Foundation
    One of the emails that bring me daily tax updates included, among its more than a dozen headlines, this one: Trump Has a Family Foundation. Why Don’t You? Though I didn’t think the question was aimed at me personally, I did stop…
  • Dec 2

    Another Flaw in the New Jersey Tax Break Giveaway

    Another Flaw in the New Jersey Tax Break Giveaway
    In a series of posts, I have criticized the New Jersey tax policy of dishing out tax breaks to companies that it entices to move to New Jersey, or to move to Camden from within New Jersey. Though the claim that handing out tax reductions…
  • Nov 30

    Gambling With Tax Revenue

    Gambling With Tax Revenue
    As soda taxes gained voter approval in four cities earlier this month, Philadelphia continues to encounter challenges in its attempt to implement its version of the tax. Unlike those four cities, Philadelphia faces questions of state…
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