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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/
  • Aug 28

    Eighth Circuit Affirms $2.2 Million Judgment for Clean Water Act Violations at Nebraska Rendering Plant

    Eighth Circuit Affirms $2.2 Million Judgment for Clean Water Act Violations at Nebraska Rendering Plant
    On August 27, the Eighth Circuit (Wollman, Smith, Benton) issued a decision in United States v. STABL, Inc. STABL owned and operated a rendering plant that discharged wastewater to the Lexington, Nebraska, wastewater treatment plant.…
  • Aug 27

    Ignored Facts, Distorted Law, and Today's WOTUS Injunction

    Ignored Facts, Distorted Law, and Today's WOTUS Injunction
    Earlier today, a federal district court judge in North Dakota enjoined implementation of the new Clean Water Rule (also known as the Waters of the United States rule). And if ever there was a judicial opinion begging for prompt reversal,...
  • Aug 8

    The Perils of Cleaning up the Environment

    The Perils of Cleaning up the Environment
    Last summer, my family and I went rafting down the Animas River in Durango, Colorado. I took this picture during the trip: This is what the Animas River looks like today: The orange colored water you see here contains sediment...
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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 3

    Will the "digital burrito" replace backpacks as a student staple?

    Will the "digital burrito" replace backpacks as a student staple?
    This New York Times article observes that as e-readers and other digital devices replace traditional textbooks, backpack makers are having to rethink this back-to-school staple. For instance, Jan Sport which has been making the kind of…
  • Sep 3

    A Job: Be an Online Juror

    A Job: Be an Online Juror
    Who knew there was such a business? From Daily Worth: Join an Online Jury “Trial attorneys are frequently looking for people to weigh in on real cases that may not have gone to court yet,” Martin says. “They rely upon...
  • Sep 2

    Review: The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!

    Review: The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century!
    The new issue of Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing is out,and it contains my review of Steven Pinker's recent book The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century! Here is the conclusion: In...
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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 4

    A Truth of Taxation

    A Truth of Taxation
    Controversy is swirling about the posting of a sign by a Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, property owner that stated a $10 parking fee charged for parking on the property would “help support our local school district.” According to…
  • Sep 2

    When Tax Maneuvering Goes Bad

    When Tax Maneuvering Goes Bad
    The politicians outdid themselves this time. According to this story, a gerrymandering stunt has backfired, leaving the outcome of a vote on a local sales tax increase in the hands of one person.When the promoters of the Business Loop 70…
  • Aug 31

    The Tax and Benefits Conundrum

    The Tax and Benefits Conundrum
    The anti-tax crowd, along with those who are willing to tolerate minimal taxation but want to cut significantly government spending, must not be very happy with a photo and story making the rounds. I first saw the photo on facebook, where it…
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