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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/
  • 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...
  • Mar 12

    The Advisory Concurrence

    The Advisory Concurrence
    On Monday, the Supreme Court decided Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association, a case in which all the fun is in the concurrences. The Court’s opinion, written with efficiency and clarity by Justice Sotomayor, disposes of the Paralyzed…
Rank this Week: 690

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Massachusetts Adopts Changes to Rules of Professional Conduct

    Massachusetts Adopts Changes to Rules of Professional Conduct
    There are quite a few changes, but most of them are designed to align the Massachusetts rules more closely with the Model Rules (including the recent Ethics 20/20 changes). The amendments are effective July 1, 2015.
  • Mar 27

    Law Firms and Cybersecurity

    Law Firms and Cybersecurity
    Today's New York Times describes a Citibank report that is critical of law firms for failing to reveal cybersecurity breaches. According to the Times, the report also warns "bank employees [to] be mindful that digital security at many law…
  • Mar 25

    The Ethics of Saul Goodman: Slate TV Club Interview

    The Ethics of Saul Goodman: Slate TV Club Interview
    I was interviewed about the ethics of Saul Goodman on Slate's TV Club Podcast. You can access the podcast here if you're interested.
Rank this Week: 129

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Mar 27

    Call For Papers: Creating Excellence In Learning And Teaching Law

    Call For Papers: Creating Excellence In Learning And Teaching Law
    This just in from Arizona Summit Law: CALL FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS: "Creating Excellence in Learning and Teaching for Today's Law Students" October 2-3, 2015, Phoenix, AZ ABSTRACTS DUE: July 15, 2015 Arizona Summit…
  • Mar 26

    Jennifer Rosato Perea Named Dean Of DePaul Law

    Jennifer Rosato Perea Named Dean Of DePaul Law
    I'm very pleased to announce that my wonderful former colleague, Jennifer Rosato Perea, has been named the new Dean of DePaul University College of Law. Jennifer is currently Dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Law and holds…
  • Mar 26

    A Remarkable Mea Culpa From A Prosecutor Who Put An Innocent Man on Death Row

    A Remarkable Mea Culpa From A Prosecutor Who Put An Innocent Man on Death Row
    In the March 20, 2015, issue of the Shreveport (LA) Times, there appeared a letter to the editor written by a man named Marty Stroud. It was written in response to an editorial that appeared in the Times 2 weeks...
Rank this Week: 111