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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/
  • Apr 6

    An Administrative Law Practicum

    An Administrative Law Practicum
    Over the last few years, many law schools have introduced a legislation and regulation course into the 1L curriculum. This is a very positive trend, and one I’m glad to be part of. But it does create some curricular challenges....
  • Mar 17

    Ninth Circuit Upholds EPA Approval of South Coast Air Quality Management District Rule 317

    Ninth Circuit Upholds EPA Approval of South Coast Air Quality Management District Rule 317
    On March 11, a panel of the Ninth Circuit (Schroeder, Silverman, Garbis (by designation)) issued a decision in NRDC v. EPA. In 2011, the South Coast Air Quality Management District adopted Rule 317, which imposes fees on certain programs…
  • Mar 17

    Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Seaman’s Manslaughter Charges Against BP Employee

    Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Seaman’s Manslaughter Charges Against BP Employee
    On March 11, a panel of the Fifth Circuit (Higginbotham, Jones, Prado) issued a decision in United States v. Kaluza, a criminal prosecution arising out of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico. Robert Kaluza and...
Rank this Week: 668

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/
  • Apr 24

    An Failure-to-Immunize Tax?

    An Failure-to-Immunize Tax?
    An economist, Mark Pauly, has presented an interesting tax proposal aimed at offsetting the costs imposed on society by parents who refuse immunizations for their children. By his own admission, it’s not a new idea. In 1905,…
  • Apr 22

    An Immoral Tax?

    An Immoral Tax?
    Let’s talk about taxes and immorality. Usually, that connection arises when debates are underway with respect to taxes on alcohol or tobacco. But it has now been extended to include debate over the federal estate tax. Though opponents…
  • Apr 20

    Another Tax Simplification Idea

    Another Tax Simplification Idea
    According to this recent article, Philadelphia’s City Controller has determined that many real estate agents doing business in Philadelphia do not have a city business license or a city tax account. The controller estimates almost…
Rank this Week: 1492

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/
  • Apr 24

    Top Ten Family Friendly Law Firm

    Top Ten Family Friendly Law Firm
    Yale Law Women has released its list of the top 10 national family friendly firms. They are, in alphabetical order Arnold & Porter Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Duane Morris Hogan Lovells US Hunton & Williams Kirkland & Ellis…
  • Apr 24

    Have we finally hit bottom in law school applicants?

    Have we finally hit bottom in law school applicants?
    Professor Alfred Brophy blogging at the Faculty Lounge thinks so (and here). That prediction is based on the LSAC's latest numbers showing that the number of law school applicants is down 2.6% from last year at this time while the...
  • Apr 23

    Working in Collaborative Groups – The “Two Pizza” Rule

    Working in Collaborative Groups – The “Two Pizza” Rule
    Many of our readers explore our archive of past postings. One posting that they often access deals with the “two pizza rule. Here it is: Many graduate students don’t care for group projects, especially when a grade depends on the...
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