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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/
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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/
  • Sep 29

    Positivist Legal Ethics Theory and the Law Governing Lawyers: A Few Puzzles Worth Solving (by Amy Salyzyn)

    Positivist Legal Ethics Theory and the Law Governing Lawyers: A Few Puzzles Worth Solving (by Amy Salyzyn)
    (Note that this post, by Amy Salyzyn is an abbreviated version of a longer article with the same title that appears in Vol 42:4 Hofstra Law Review. Full citations appear in the original article) Broadly speaking, positivist accounts of…
  • Sep 28

    Abolitionist Ethic

    Abolitionist Ethic
    (Cross posted, with some changes, from The Faculty Lounge) John E. Cook served as John Brown's advance man and spy in Harper's Ferry, and he was initially one of only seven raiders who was not either killed or captured when...
  • Sep 28

    "Fictitious case to snare judge was elaborate"

    "Fictitious case to snare judge was elaborate"
    Story at Philly.com about the federal efforts to catch a suspected crooked state court judge through the use of a phantom arrest and staged criminal case. Query: is it ethical for a federal lawyer to participate in that? (h/t: How...
Rank this Week: 225

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/
  • Sep 29

    Sherlock Holmes and Misprision of Felony

    Sherlock Holmes and Misprision of Felony
    Eugene Volokh has an interesting post on a recent Sixth Circuit decision upholding a conviction for misprision of felony. The federal statute, 18 USC 4, provides: " "Whoever, having knowledge of the actual commission of a felony…
  • Sep 29

    Penn Law Announces Dean Search

    Penn Law Announces Dean Search
    Penn Law is looking to replace Mike Fitts. The "Consultative Committee" - Penn's name, not mine - includes law professors Shyamkrishna Balganesh, William Burke-White, Jacques deLisle, Dorothy Roberts, Reed Shuldiner, and Christopher…
  • Sep 28

    Lawyers and Slavery -- Part Four

    Lawyers and Slavery -- Part Four
    In an earlier post, I told the story of John E. Cook’s trial following the Harper’s Ferry raid. In Virginia, Cook was represented by the Copperhead Democrat Daniel Voorhees, who had based his defense on a ringing affirmation of…
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