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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/
  • Feb 24

    Dams, Environmental Trading Systems, and the Future of Hydropower

    Dams, Environmental Trading Systems, and the Future of Hydropower
    Several months ago, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz made waves with a bold prediction: the United States could double its hydropower capacity by 2030. And that doubling, the Department of Energy argues, could be sustainable. If that…
  • Feb 24

    D.C. Circuit Rejects Challenge to FERC Order Approving Cost Pooling Agreement for Trans Alaska Pipeline

    D.C. Circuit Rejects Challenge to FERC Order Approving Cost Pooling Agreement for Trans Alaska Pipeline
    On February 20, the D.C. Circuit (Griffith, Kavanaugh, Wilkins) issued a decision in Tesoro Alaska Co. v. FERC. Tesoro Alaska and Anadarko Petroleum ship oil on the Trans Alaska Pipeline System between points within Alaska. In 2013, FERC…
  • Feb 17

    Big Oil v. Little City

    Big Oil v. Little City
    For years now, national attention has been focused on the Keystone XL Pipeline saga. But it isn’t the nation’s only pipeline fight. Here in Maine, what could be some very interesting pipeline litigation has just begun. The case involves…
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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/
  • Feb 25

    Information on Writing Competition

    Information on Writing Competition
    George Washington University’s law school has up-to-date information on virtually every legal writing competition (here). I understand that often, a competition receives few or no entries. Thus students have a realistic opportunity of…
  • Feb 25

    NALP chief is cautiously optimistic about improving job market for new law grad

    NALP chief is cautiously optimistic about improving job market for new law grad
    The Executive Director for the National Association of Law Placement ("NALP"), James Leipold, states in an article for the National Law Journal that the job market for new law grads has been steadily, if modestly, improving for the…
  • Feb 24

    First Year Lawyers: 30 Tips in 30 Minute

    First Year Lawyers: 30 Tips in 30 Minute
    From the ABA Career Center. You can access the text here (powerpoint style). You also can access the 30 minute webinar here—free if you are an ABA member. Membership is free to law students. (ljs)
Rank this Week: 1091

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/
  • Feb 25

    So Who Should Pay for Roads?

    So Who Should Pay for Roads?
    According to a recent report, the decision by the Michigan legislature to come up with road repair funds by asking voters to approve an increase in the state sales tax has been criticized by Senator Gary Peters. Peters made the point that…
  • Feb 23

    Using the Tax Law to Administer Health Care: An Unwise Idea Again Proves Itself Unwise

    Using the Tax Law to Administer Health Care: An Unwise Idea Again Proves Itself Unwise
    Almost five years ago, in a series of posts including IRS Ought Not Be the Health Care Enforcement Administrator, Health Care: Enlarging the Code and Stressing the IRS. and More Challenges of IRS Health Care Oversight, I criticized the…
  • Feb 20

    The Parade of Tax Horribles Never End

    The Parade of Tax Horribles Never End
    The depreciation deduction is not one of my favorites. Too often, it permits taxpayers to report, and pay tax on, a taxable income amount that is much less than the taxpayer’s economic profit. One of the culprits is section 179,…
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