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8 Apr 2014, 2:06 pm by Lindsey A. Zahn
It is quite an honor to share that I have been invited to speak at Cornell Law School on behalf of The Society of Wine and Jurisprudence and The Cornell Sports and Entertainment Law Society. The topic is “Pursuing a Career in Beverage Law,” and will include discussions about following a law career in a niche practice area as well as a survey of the different facets of alcohol beverage law. The event will take place next week on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:15 PM in the Saperston… [read post]
8 Apr 2014, 1:14 pm by Lindsay Griffiths
The very last session I went to before our wrap up at LMA14 was "Can the C-Suite Lead the Social Media Law Firm?" with presenters Deborah Grabein (@dgrabein) of Andrews Kurth and Michael Hertz (@michaelhertz) of White & Case and moderator Kevin O'Keefe (@kevinokeefe) of LexBlog.  The description of the session in the conference book reads: While Fortune 500 executives are beginning to leverage social media, law firm executives are lagging."  Two C-Level decision makers… [read post]
8 Apr 2014, 11:56 am by Ellen Podgor
I had the privilege of being at an NYU Conference titled, Deterring Corporate Crime: Effective Principles for Corporate Enforcement. Hats off to Professor Jennifer Arlen for bringing together folks with some different perspectives on corporate crime. Individuals presented data, and... [read post]
8 Apr 2014, 10:01 am by
VISUALISING LAW AND GENDER: Center for Law and Culture Conference, St. Mary's University, Twickenham, London, Strawberry Hill CampusWednesday 3rd September – Thursday 4th September 2014Law both regulates cultural representations and creates them. These dual themes will be explored in a conference focused upon the twin strands of law and visual culture, and law and gender.How does law regulate gender; how does it regulate images? What is/are the relationship/s between visual culture… [read post]
8 Apr 2014, 8:00 am by Dan Ernst
The Law in Action: Re-Thinking the Boundaries of Law and Society, a graduate student conference, sponsored by the Nicholas D. Chabraja Center for Historical Studies at Northwestern University, will take place in Northwestern’s Leopold Room (Harris 108) on Friday, April 18.  9:00- 10:45 Session One—Embodying Law: The Legal Construction of the IndividualChair. Paul Ramirez (NU)• Evelyn Atkinson (University of Chicago), "The Right to Bodily Integrity: Pratt v. Davis and the… [read post]
8 Apr 2014, 5:00 am by Ashley Moye
For many information professionals, copyright fascinates and confounds. Copyright is glossed over in many classes, and librarians struggle to find clear answers to questions that arise in their practice. In the early days of a career, it is easy to blame youth for your befuddlement, but as years pass it becomes more and more difficult to plead ignorance. I have turned to a number of resources, including books, seminars, and massive online open courses, but all have skimmed over practical issues.… [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 8:53 pm by Aaron Barkoff
American Conference Institute will be holding their 8th annual "Paragraph IV Disputes" conference on April 28-29 in New York.  Highlights of the conference include a district court judges panel, a magistrate judges panel, and an FTC keynote address.  Here is the complete agenda: On the 30th Anniversary of the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act: Understanding Hatch-Waxman's Transformative Impact on the Pharmaceutical Industry Assessing Pharmaceutical Patent… [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 6:21 pm by Michael Froomkin
And it was A Happening. The papers were strong, and the presentations if anything stronger. David Post wins for best line of the 2-day conference, and I’ll link here to his video when we have it up in a few days. (Unedited video can be found at the livestream site) Meanwhile, however, we had some media at and around the event: Priska Neely, NPR, Keeping Robots in Line with the Law (download audio 4 min 6 sec) Joe Silver, ars technica, As human laws grapple with robots, there are no easy… [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 6:00 pm by Gerry W. Beyer
The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) is presenting a CLE entitled, FATCA and Trusts: What You Need to Know and How to Prepare for the July 1 Deadline, on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Here’s why you should... [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 3:43 pm by Alexis Rice
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the Peoria Unified Governing Board in Glendale, Az., will receive the 26th annual Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network and National School Boards Association (NSBA) Award. The award, which includes a $10,000 prize, will be presented today at the National School Boards Association’s Annual Conference in New Orleans. Since 1989, this prestigious national award has recognized individual school boards for their… [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 3:05 pm by Alexis Rice
Check out today’s NSBA Annual Conference TV video that highlights Saturday’s activities at the conference: [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 2:55 pm by Eric D. Randall
All that children need to be able to rise above poverty and abuse is the presence of adults in their lives who care and believe in them, according to Erin Gruwell, the California teacher whose unconventional teaching techniques were portrayed by Hilary Swank in the movie “Freedom Writers.” School board members can be those adults, Gruwell told board members in a session entitled, “Becoming a Catalyst for Change,” on Monday at NSBA’s annual conference. Gruwell was part… [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 2:40 pm by Eric D. Randall
What can school leaders learn from a basketball legend? When Earvin “Magic” Johnson spoke at NSBA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans Monday, he said they need to take a lesson from two of his favorite players, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan. “They made the people they played with better,” Johnson said. “You have to make the people you work with better. You have to make the schools better. That’s your legacy. That’s what God put you on this Earth to… [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 1:20 pm by landuseprof
Community Law Center, Inc. and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law are hosting the 2014 Urban Agriculture Law Conference on September 19, 2014 in Baltimore to share information and best practices in urban agriculture laws, policies and... [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 12:36 pm by Jeff Sovern
Here. I recommend the conference highly. Very informative.  [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 6:24 am by Workplace Prof
To stimulate scholarly activity and broaden academic interest in comparative labour and employment law, the International Association of Labour Law Journals announces a Call for Papers for the 2014 Marco Biagi Award. The award is named in honor of the... [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 4:00 am by Gerry W. Beyer
The American Bar Association is sponsoring a CLE entitled, What It Means To Be A Fiduciary, on April 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm ET. Provided below is a description of the event: Trustees are the stewards of the grantor’s legacy.... [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 1:00 am by Adjunct LawProfs
The Review of Litigation (Texas) is hosting a 1-hour seminar on April 10 titled, "Motions to Dismiss Under New Texas Rule 91a: Practice, Procedure and Review." Attendees will earn one hour of MCLE credit. Click on the link for contact... [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 12:12 am by Tessa Shepperson
Those you who were at the Landlord Law Conference 2014 may remember that we had it filmed by the wonderful Bev and Tracy of Tracy Island TV Productions. The recordings of the talks will be turned into a Conference Course which I have now started to put together. However Tracy also did this wonderful little promo film of the event which really captures the spirit of the day.  Watch it below: Big thanks to everyone who agreed to be filmed. [read post]
7 Apr 2014, 12:08 am by legalinformatics
“Igniting Law Teaching”: a TEDx-Styled Conference, was held 4 April 2014 at American University Washington College of Law, in Washington, DC, USA. The event is described as “a unique academic conference showcasing leading professors in teaching innovation.” Many of the talks deal with legal instructional technology. Click here for videos from the event. Click here for the conference program. The Twitter hashtag for the event was #legaled Click here for a storify of Twitter… [read post]