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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/
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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/
  • Sep 17

    Trial Lawyer Gives Drexel Law $50 Million

    Trial Lawyer Gives Drexel Law $50 Million
    Drexel University’s law school is now the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, thanks to a generous $50 million gift from prominent trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline. Kline is one of the city's - and nation's - most prominent trial...
  • Sep 17

    The Ban on Using the Word “Clearly”

    The Ban on Using the Word “Clearly”
    A staple of conventional teaching is to admonish our students against using the word “clearly.” If something is clear, you don’t have to say it’s clear. But somehow, substituting a synonym like “plainly” will not raise eyebrows. A…
  • Sep 17

    This Year’s McArthur Scholar

    This Year’s McArthur Scholar
    The list of 21 scholars includes two practicing lawyers and one law professor. Congratulations! Danielle S. Bassett, 32, an assistant professor of innovation at the University of Pennsylvania. Alison Bechdel, 54, a cartoonist and graphic…
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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/
  • Sep 17

    The Scary Specter of Code Size Ignorance

    The Scary Specter of Code Size Ignorance
    It’s one of my favorite examples of how tax ignorance afflicts the nation. When something simple about tax cannot be understood, what happens when something complicated is tackled? What happens to confidence in tax policy…
  • Sep 15

    The Persistence and Danger of Tax and Other Ignorance

    The Persistence and Danger of Tax and Other Ignorance
    Facebook is a wonderful window into the minds of Americans. Examining the posts that show up provides insights that shatter many of the stereotypes that mythologize this nation. For example, though this country allegedly has the world’s…
  • Sep 12

    When They Talk About “Cutting Spending,” Why Is This Sort of Outlay Ignored?

    When They Talk About “Cutting Spending,” Why Is This Sort of Outlay Ignored?
    The other day, I read a Philadelphia Inquirer article that gave me yet another reason to question the wisdom and cerebral skills of certain elected officials and the people who put them in office. According to the article, the Commonwealth of…
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