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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/
Rank this Week: 823

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 21

    Teaching for Transfer in Law School Clinic

    Teaching for Transfer in Law School Clinic
    I believe that the biggest problem with traditional legal education is transfer--the traditional teaching methods do not teach students in a way that they can easily transfer their knowledge and skills to being a lawyer. As a group of…
  • Sep 21

    "Discussing Advocacy Skills in Traditional Doctrinal Courses"

    "Discussing Advocacy Skills in Traditional Doctrinal Courses"
    Some of our readers may be interested in this new article by Professor Stephen Newman (New York Law School) suggesting some modest but meaningful ways we can incorporate practical legal skills into doctrinal courses. Professor Newman uses his…
  • Sep 21

    A Marvelous Metaphor from “The Roosevelts”

    A Marvelous Metaphor from “The Roosevelts”
    I am always on the lookout for good metaphors. Introducing students to good ones helps them develop their persuasive skills. In Ken Burns’ new PBS series on the Roosevelts, George Will offers a memorable metaphor: The presidency is like…
Rank this Week: 2447

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 22

    Yet Another Danger of Tax Complexity

    Yet Another Danger of Tax Complexity
    When the phrase “tax complexity” shows up in a conversation, most people think about the complications of a particular tax. It’s no secret that the federal income tax is absurdly complex. Most people know that the lists of…
  • Sep 19

    An Epidemic of Tax Ignorance

    An Epidemic of Tax Ignorance
    Of course it’s not the worst mistake someone can make, if in fact it is a mistake. But when a person makes a mistake with respect to a simple thing, one’s confidence in that person’s ability to avoid mistakes doing other…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2924