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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/
  • Jun 5

    Water is the New Carbon

    Water is the New Carbon
    How do we tax water consumption? And how should we? These aren’t questions that either water lawyers or tax lawyers are accustomed to thinking about. Water lawyers do think, sometimes, about using economic incentives to adjust water use…
  • Jun 1

    Jobs, Consumption, and the “Angry” Trump Voter

    Jobs, Consumption, and the “Angry” Trump Voter
    This post first appeared on The Rural Environment on May 31, 2017 (you can subscribe to posts from The Rural Environment here: https://ruralenvironment.net) In President Trump’s inaugural address, he stated: “We must protect our borders…
  • Apr 22

    On Faith, Science, and the Environment

    On Faith, Science, and the Environment
    Brigham Daniels, a professor at BYU Law School, spoke today at Salt Lake City's March for Science. We asked for permission to post his remarks, and he agreed. According to Daniels, it was a challenging speech to give. He said,...
Rank this Week: 1215

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/
  • Jun 26

    Lawyers' Fees and Claret: A Story Too Good to Pass Up

    Lawyers' Fees and Claret: A Story Too Good to Pass Up
    Off Topic (maybe not). I recently came across this story, originally posted on Faculty Lounge and reposted on Legal Ethics Forum. Several decades ago, an American client asked me to help recruit some British barristers for an international…
  • Jun 26

    Law School Assessment Blog

    Law School Assessment Blog
    Last week, I mentioned an excellent post on formative assessment by Larry Cunningham, What Law Schools Can Learn about Assessment from Other Disciplines. It is from a blog that Dean Cunningham started last year. There is lots of info on...
  • Jun 25

    American Airlines Won’t Cut Leg Room by 2 Inche

    American Airlines Won’t Cut Leg Room by 2 Inche
    Good news for travelers. From Conde Nast Travel: Never do two inches feel quite so large as when you don't have them on an airplane—thus the previous outrage over American Airlines' announcement it would be cutting that much legroom in...
Rank this Week: 1451

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/
  • Jun 26

    Another One of Those Non-Arithmetic Tax Questions: What Is a Sport?

    Another One of Those Non-Arithmetic Tax Questions: What Is a Sport?
    When someone claims that tax law isn’t “really law” because it’s “just numbers,” I have a list of tax issues that don’t require computations nor drown a person in numbers. For example, earlier this…
  • Jun 23

    Learning from The Tax Experiences of Other

    Learning from The Tax Experiences of Other
    On more than a few occasions I have discussed the failure of supply-side, trickle-down economic theory as it played out in Kansas. In posts such as A Tax Policy Turn-Around?, A New Play in the Make-the-Rich-Richer Game Plan, When a Tax Theory…
  • Jun 21

    Is the Soda Tax an Ice Tax?

    Is the Soda Tax an Ice Tax?
    Readers of this blog know that I am not a supporter of the soda tax, for all sorts of reasons, particularly because it doesn’t tax most items containing sugar and it taxes some items that are not unhealthy in terms of sugar. I’ve…
Rank this Week: 2091

Written Description

Written Description

By Lisa Ouellette, Camilla Hrdy, and Michael Risch. Reviews recent news and scholarship on patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    Gugliuzza & Lichtman on the Timing of Patent Litigation

    Gugliuzza & Lichtman on the Timing of Patent Litigation
    Are patent cases being litigated too quickly or too slowly? Two recently posted articles tackle this problem from different angles:Paul Gugliuzza's Quick Decisions in Patent Cases argues that patent litigation is "notoriously expensive and…
  • Jun 20

    More Classic Patent Scholarship

    More Classic Patent Scholarship
    It has been a while since the last update to my Classic Patent Scholarship, so I thought I would add some works that I view as "classics" but that haven't made it onto the list yet.First, while the body of "Beyond IP" scholarship is…
  • Jun 12

    Jeanne Fromer: Should We Regulate Certification Marks?

    Jeanne Fromer: Should We Regulate Certification Marks?
    Teaching trademark law for the first time this spring, I fielded several questions from students on a lesser known corner of trademark law: certification marks. For those who have not encountered certifications marks, they are a special type…
Rank this Week: 3925