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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 117

Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Sep 22

    Credible Commitment and Chinese Municipal Debt: How Legal Omnipotence Makes Authoritarian (and Democratic) States Practically Powerle

    Credible Commitment and Chinese Municipal Debt: How Legal Omnipotence Makes Authoritarian (and Democratic) States Practically Powerle
    Okay, "powerless" is a little strong. But this week's news that Standard & Poor's Global Ratings has down-graded China's sovereign debt is a reminder that the vaunted ability of authoritarian regimes briskly and efficiently to…
  • Sep 22

    Tocqueville and judicial departmentalism

    Tocqueville and judicial departmentalism
    Dahlia Lithwick wrote about the litigation of the Joe Arpaio pardon, with the district judge hearing from numerous amici about the constitutional validity and effect of the pardon. The article ends by quoting one amicus, Ian Bassin of Project…
  • Sep 20

    Some misguided defenses of Sen. Feinstein's questioning of judicial nominee

    Some misguided defenses of Sen. Feinstein's questioning of judicial nominee
    Cross-posted from Mirror of Justice, and (sort of) following up on Paul's post . . . During the last few weeks, a number of (very) prominent scholars and academic figures -- Fr. John Jenkins, Chris Eisgruber, William Galston, Lawrence Tribe,…
Rank this Week: 399

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 22

    "Police use of ‘StingRay’ cellphone tracker requires search warrant, appeals court rules"

    "Police use of ‘StingRay’ cellphone tracker requires search warrant, appeals court rules"
    From The Washington Post: A device that tricks cellphones into sending it their location information and has been used quietly by police and federal agents for years, requires a search warrant before it is turned on, an appeals court in...
  • Sep 22

    Holden et al. on Daily Fantasy, Tipping, and Wire Fraud

    Holden et al. on Daily Fantasy, Tipping, and Wire Fraud
    John T. Holden, Will Green and Ryan M. Rodenberg (Florida State University, Independent and Florida State University - College of Education) have posted Daily Fantasy, Tipping, and Wire Fraud (Gaming Law Review & Economics 21(1) 8-17) on…
  • Sep 22

    Gal & Dancig-Rosenberg on Community Court

    Gal & Dancig-Rosenberg on Community Court
    Tali Gal and Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Bar-Ilan University) has posted Characterizing Community Courts (Behavioral Sciences & the Law (Forthcoming, 2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Community courts…
Rank this Week: 1986

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 22

    Democrats Collude With Moscow Don - WSJ

    Democrats Collude With Moscow Don - WSJ
    It simply isn’t true that everybody who puts on the uniform of his country is therefore the embodiment of Boy Scout values: trustworthy, loyal and brave. Mr. Mueller has a good reputation and we know nothing to gainsay it, but...
  • Sep 22

    Watch: Crab escapes from hot water, switches off heat to save comrades - UPI.com

    Watch: Crab escapes from hot water, switches off heat to save comrades - UPI.com
    Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A crab with a strong will to live was filmed climbing out of a pot of heating water and switching off the hot plate to save its comrades. via www.upi.com Carbs are just giant aquatic spiders....
  • Sep 22

    Saudi textbook recalled due to photo of Yoda next to King Faisal - UPI.com

    Saudi textbook recalled due to photo of Yoda next to King Faisal - UPI.com
    Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A social studies textbook in Saudi Arabia was recalled for including a photo depicting a Star Wars character next to a king. via www.upi.com Roll heads will.
Rank this Week: 255

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 22

    Frank Vincent's Body Cremated for Presentation at Memorial Service

    Frank Vincent's Body Cremated for Presentation at Memorial Service
    Frank Vincent, a star of “The Sopranos” and “Goodfellas”, died last Wednesday during open-heart surgery due to complications. The body was transported to a funeral home in Montclair, New Jersey where it was cremated. The memorial…
  • Sep 22

    Article on Forced Heirship in Spanish Law

    Article on Forced Heirship in Spanish Law
    Sergio Cámara Lapuente recently posted an Article entitled, Forced Heirship in Spanish Law, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal. Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Although the Spanish Civil Code is especially restrictive on…
  • Sep 22

    Estate Tax Exemption Projected to Top $11 Million Per Couple in 2018

    Estate Tax Exemption Projected to Top $11 Million Per Couple in 2018
    The estate and gift tax exemption limits for 2018 are expected to increase to $5.6 million from the $5.49 million threshold in 2017. If this were the case, it would mean that couples would be able to leave over $11...
Rank this Week: 579

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 22

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

    Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup
    This week, Ari Glogower (Ohio State) reviews a new work by Gladriel Shobe (BYU), Private Benefits in Public Offerings: Tax Receivable Agreements in IPOs, 71 Vand. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2018). Gladriel Shobe’s new work describes the…
  • Sep 22

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup

    Weekly Legal Education Roundup
    ABA Journal, JDs from middle-ranked schools in states with many public colleges may give best investment return Paul Caron (Pepperdine), 'Becoming the Nation's Premier Christian Law School' Scott Fruehwald (Legal Skills Prof Blog), A Book to…
  • Sep 22

    Galle: Deal To Swing Alaska Senator's Vote May Violate Uniformity Clause

    Galle: Deal To Swing Alaska Senator's Vote May Violate Uniformity Clause
    Brian Galle (Georgetown), The "Alaska Purchase" Is Probably Unconstitutional: As Republican leadership searches for the 51st vote in favor of Cassidy-Graham-Heller, their apparently randomly chosen vehicle for repealing the ACA,…
Rank this Week: 338

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Sep 22

    Stolzenberg on the Theological Origins of Secularism & Liberalism

    Stolzenberg on the Theological Origins of Secularism & Liberalism
    Nomi Maya Stolzenberg (University of Southern California - Gould School of Law) has posted From Eternity to Here: In Search of the Origins of Secularism on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article puts forth a hypothesis about the…
  • Sep 22

    Zamir & Teichman on Behavioral Economics & Administrative, Constitutional, and International Law

    Zamir & Teichman on Behavioral Economics & Administrative, Constitutional, and International Law
    Eyal Zamir (Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law) and Doron Teichman (Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law) have posted Administrative, Constitutional, and International Law (Behavioral Law and Economics (Oxford…
  • Sep 22

    Newman on Use-Privileges & the Nature of Property

    Newman on Use-Privileges & the Nature of Property
    Christopher M. Newman (George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty) has posted Using Things, Defining Property (Property Theory, James Penner & Michael Otsuka, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2018 Forthcoming) on SSRN.…
Rank this Week: 534

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 22

    Court Rebuffs Challenge to New Jersey's Bail Reform Law

    Court Rebuffs Challenge to New Jersey's Bail Reform Law
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Jerome B. Simandle (D.N.J.) today declined to halt New Jersey's bail-reform law. The law provides for alternative, non-monetary pretrial release options in order to give poor defendants (who…
  • Sep 21

    Seventh Circuit Upholds Chicago's Puppy-Mill Ban

    Seventh Circuit Upholds Chicago's Puppy-Mill Ban
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Seventh Circuit upheld Chicago's "puppy mill" ordinance, which limits the sources from which city-licensed pet stores may obtain certain pets for resale, against a challenge under the…
  • Sep 20

    Ninth Circuit Finds San Francisco's Soda-Warning Ordinance Subject to Injunction Under First Amendment

    Ninth Circuit Finds San Francisco's Soda-Warning Ordinance Subject to Injunction Under First Amendment
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Ninth Circuit's opinion in American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, reversing the district judge, found that San Francisco's ordinance…
Rank this Week: 4068

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    At the Garden-Hose-Rainbows Café...

    At the Garden-Hose-Rainbows Café...
    ... you can pursue your heart's delight or spritz on somebody else's. And another thing to do is support this blog by doing your shopping through The Althouse Amazon Portal.
  • Sep 22

    Bill Clinton wrote a novel?

    Bill Clinton wrote a novel?
    The headline at EW — and linked at Drudge — is "Bill Clinton's first novel to become a Showtime TV series in major deal."But I guess it depends on what the meaning of writing a novel is:The former president and bestselling author…
  • Sep 22

    "Imagine there’s a country somewhere in the world where the legal system works like this..."

    "Imagine there’s a country somewhere in the world where the legal system works like this..."
    "... the judge sits there, bangs his gavel, and declares: ‘The defendant will now rise!'... 'The court finds you guilty of armed robbery, and hereby sentences you to thyroid cancer.’ Or, let’s say, a panel of three judges…
Rank this Week: 120

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    George Padmore interviews Ho Chi Minh in Paris (1946)

    George Padmore interviews Ho Chi Minh in Paris (1946)
    I was delighted to learn that George Padmore (né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse) interviewed Ho Chi Minh (Nguyen Sinh Cung, also known as Nguyen Tat Thanh and Nguyen Ai Quoc) while both were in Paris: Ho was there for the Paris Peace…
  • Sep 22

    A propaedeutic for the question, “What to Do?”

    A propaedeutic for the question, “What to Do?”
    What kind of person, holding the office of President of a country that possesses the most powerful military capacity in the world (‘the US spends more money — $601 billion — on defense than the next nine countries on Credit…
  • Sep 16

    Ricardo Flores Magón, PLM, and the Labor Struggles of California Farmworker

    Ricardo Flores Magón, PLM, and the Labor Struggles of California Farmworker
    “Cipriano Ricardo Flores Magón (known as Ricardo Flores Magón; September 16, 1874 – November 21, 1922) was a noted Mexican anarchist and social reform activist. His brothers Enrique and Jesús were also active…
Rank this Week: 1053

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Sep 22

    Mitigation Reduces Sanction For Billing Misconduct

    Mitigation Reduces Sanction For Billing Misconduct
    The Louisiana Supreme Court sanctioned an attorney for billing misconduct described in the court's order By way of background, respondent joined the law firm of Liskow & Lewis (“the firm”) as an associate attorney in 1998. After his…
  • Sep 22

    Undisclosed Accident Leads To Bar Charge

    Undisclosed Accident Leads To Bar Charge
    An amended complaint filed by the illinois administrator alleges misconduct by an attorney retained as successor counsel in an accident case In September 2007, [client] Henley and Respondent agreed that Respondent would represent Henley in…
  • Sep 22

    A Different Kind Of Wife Swap

    A Different Kind Of Wife Swap
    The North Carolina State Bar imposed a consent interim suspension of a convicted former district attorney The Charlotte News & Observer reported Craig Blitzer, a former Rockingham County district attorney, pleaded guilty in Wake County…
Rank this Week: 188

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 271

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 22

    Harvard Law Unveils Slavery Monument

    Harvard Law Unveils Slavery Monument
    University President Drew G. Faust and Law School professor Annette Gordon-Reed unveil a monument commemorating the school’s connections to slavery on Tuesday afternoon. Harvard Law School unveiled a memorial dedicated to slaves owned by…
  • Sep 21

    The Mindset of our 1L

    The Mindset of our 1L
    Each August since 1998, Beloit College has released the Beloit College Mindset List, providing a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of students entering college this fall. Prepared by Beloit’s former Public Affairs…
  • Sep 21

    Brian Leiter Excoriates USD Law Dean Stephen Ferruollo

    Brian Leiter Excoriates USD Law Dean Stephen Ferruollo
    I rarely agree with Brian Leiter (except, of course, for his criticisms of the U.S. News Law School Rankings), but his post excoriating USD Law Dean Stephen Ferruollo for his failure to defend one of his professor's First Amendment rights...
Rank this Week: 2147

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 22

    Apple and Microsoft Protect Workers Facing Loss of DACA

    Apple and Microsoft Protect Workers Facing Loss of DACA
    Earlier this week, Apple and Microsoft pledged on Tuesday to protect workers who face the risk of legal trouble and perhaps deportation after President Donald Trump terminated a major immigration program that had broad support among the…
  • Sep 22

    2017 Bracero History Summit

    2017 Bracero History Summit
    Today, coinciding with National Hispanic Heritage Month, in partnership with The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), the National Trust for Historic Preservation kicked off the 2017 Bracero History Summit—the first ever gathering of…
  • Sep 22

    Breaking news: Trump administration to replace travel ban with country-specific restriction

    Breaking news: Trump administration to replace travel ban with country-specific restriction
    CNN reports that the Trump administration will unveil more tailored restrictions on travelers from certain countries as a replacement to the controversial travel ban, according to a senior administration official. The new restrictions will…
Rank this Week: 1981

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 448

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
Rank this Week: 267

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Kim Jong-Un responded to President Trump’s speech to the U.N. General Assembly by calling him a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard” in a statement, and said the North will carry out “hard-line countermeasures.” North…
  • Sep 22

    With New North Korea Sanctions in Place, All Eyes Are on China

    With New North Korea Sanctions in Place, All Eyes Are on China
    President Donald Trump released an Executive Order yesterday declaring, in effect, the time has come for the international community—China, in particular—to choose sides over North Korea. The order builds on an existing sanctions…
  • Sep 22

    NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell Remarks on Section 702 Oversight

    NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell Remarks on Section 702 Oversight
    NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell delivered the following speech on September 14, 2017 at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security. Good afternoon, and thank you for having me here today. I'd like to start by telling you a…
Rank this Week: 8

Ideas

Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

http://daviddfriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Did Anyone Record my Debate with Austin Petersen?

    Did Anyone Record my Debate with Austin Petersen?
    I debated him at the Young Americans for Liberty national convention on anarchism vs minarchism. I unfortunately did not record the debate, and YAL didn't either. It occurred to me that, since nowadays practically everyone has a…
  • Aug 23

    Reviving the Living Paper Project

    Reviving the Living Paper Project
    A very long time ago, I wrote some computer programs to go with my price theory textbook. The idea, in each case, was to do something on the computer that could not be done on paper. My favorite was a program I called curvedraw, which let you…
  • Jun 19

    Shanghai and Batumi

    Shanghai and Batumi
    Two cities I have enjoyed visiting and hope to visit again. They are quite a long distance apart and in many ways very different, but they have one thing in common. In both cities, all the architects are crazy.Not, however, in the same way.…
Rank this Week: 903

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 1051

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 428

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Two PhD Researcher in Legal History Positions at Tilburg

    Two PhD Researcher in Legal History Positions at Tilburg
    From Academic Transfer:The Department of Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History at Tilburg University invites applications for the following position Two Positions of PhD Researcher in Legal History (2 x 1.0 FTE): Collateral rights and…
  • Sep 22

    Annual Meeting of the Israeli History and Law Association

    Annual Meeting of the Israeli History and Law Association
    [We have the following announcement of the program for the 13th Annual Conference of the Israeli History and Law Association, Monday, 12 Tishrei 5778 (02 October 2017), Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi, 14 Ibn Gvirol, Jerusalem.]09:00-09:15…
  • Sep 22

    John Marshall: His Landmark Cases and Legacy

    John Marshall: His Landmark Cases and Legacy
    [We have the following announcement of the event, "John Marshall: His Landmark Cases and Legacy," which, as we have it from one of the sponsors,  is open to members of the public (who pay the registration fee).]John Marshall Statue, DC…
Rank this Week: 953

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Sep 22

    [Ryan Muldoon] Reasons to tolerate

    [Ryan Muldoon] Reasons to tolerate
    Libertarians, by any way of measuring, are a small minority.  The supposed “libertarian moment” of the 2016 election ended with about 3% support for the libertarian candidate.  A libertarian-led politics is not coming…
  • Sep 22

    [Orin Kerr] Sen. Casey returns a blue slip for Stephanos Biba

    [Orin Kerr] Sen. Casey returns a blue slip for Stephanos Biba
    I blogged a while back on the good news that University of Pennsylvania Law School professor Stephanos Bibas was nominated to fill a judgeship on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit. Having flagged the nomination before, I…
  • Sep 22

    [Fabian Wendt] Libertarian property rights and the Lockean sufficiency proviso

    [Fabian Wendt] Libertarian property rights and the Lockean sufficiency proviso
    John Locke’s Second Treatise of Government (1689) contains a defense of private property that makes use of the idea of labor-mixing. In §27, Locke writes: ‘[…] for this labour being the unquestionable property of the…
Rank this Week: 71

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 118

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    d'Aspremont: International Lawyers and Legal Forms: Transatlantic Denial

    d'Aspremont: International Lawyers and Legal Forms: Transatlantic Denial
    Jean d'Aspremont (Univ. of Manchester - Law; Sciences Po - Law) has posted International Lawyers and Legal Forms: Transatlantic Denials (in Concepts on International Law in Europe and the United States, Chiara Giorgetti & Guglielmo…
  • Sep 22

    Nuzzo: Tackling Diversity Inside WTO: The GATT Moral Clause after Colombia – Textile

    Nuzzo: Tackling Diversity Inside WTO: The GATT Moral Clause after Colombia – Textile
    Silvia Nuzzo (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna) has published Tackling Diversity Inside WTO: The GATT Moral Clause after Colombia – Textiles (European Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 10, no. 1, Autumn 2017). Here's the abstract:After lying…
  • Sep 22

    New Issue: International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law

    New Issue: International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (Vol. 32, no. 3, 2017) is out. Contents include: Robin Churchill, Dispute Settlement in the Law of the Sea: Survey for 2015, Part II and 2016 Michael W. Lodge; Kathleen…
Rank this Week: 874

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
Rank this Week: 471

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 22

    Republicans Keep Lying About Taxes, and Reporters Keep Helping Them Do It

    Republicans Keep Lying About Taxes, and Reporters Keep Helping Them Do It
    By Neil H. BuchananWhether or not Senate Republicans finally succeed in taking health care away from tens of millions of Americans, their next big target is the tax code.  And although the mainstream press's coverage of the new health…
  • Sep 21

    Socialism or Federalism? More Like Bribery and Revenge

    Socialism or Federalism? More Like Bribery and Revenge
    by Michael DorfAs the latest effort by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act races against the calendar for a showdown vote, one of its sponsors, Lyndsey Graham, has declared that America faces a choice between…
  • Sep 20

    Unconscientious Objection

    Unconscientious Objection
    by Michael DorfMy latest Verdict column discusses the recent decision of the Israel Supreme Court giving the government a year to develop a plan to substantially boost participation by Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) men in the military or face a…
Rank this Week: 958

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 1974

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Sep 22

    Dept Ed Rescinds Obama Title IX Procedures for Campus Sexual Assault

    Dept Ed Rescinds Obama Title IX Procedures for Campus Sexual Assault
    Today the Dept of Education rescinded the prior Title IX "Dear Colleague Letter" on handling claims of campus assault and issued its own letter. 2017 Dear Colleague Letter (Sept. 22, 2017) The purpose of this letter is to inform…
  • Sep 22

    New Book Podcast on Gender, Criminal Justice, and Jim Crow

    New Book Podcast on Gender, Criminal Justice, and Jim Crow
    Sarah Haley, "No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity" Recent popular and scholarly interest has highlighted the complex and brutal system of mass incarceration in the United States. Much of this…
  • Sep 22

    New Study Shows the Damaging Effects of Gender Norms Start Early

    New Study Shows the Damaging Effects of Gender Norms Start Early
    Gender Stereotypes are Destroying Girls, and They're Killing Boys It doesn't matter where in the world you live. Lessons about gender start early, and they have lifelong consequences. A new study in the Journal of Adolescent Healthfound many…
Rank this Week: 72

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 22

    Satanists vs. Missouri Abortion Law

    Satanists vs. Missouri Abortion Law
    From The Huffington Post: On Monday, The Satanic Temple delivered oral arguments in front of the Missouri State Court Western Appellate District in an effort to challenge the state’s abortion law. The organization, which views Satan as a…
  • Sep 21

    Hurricanes and Victims of Domestic Abuse

    Hurricanes and Victims of Domestic Abuse
    From The New York Times: Natural disasters like hurricanes Harvey and Irma can displace people and leave them scrambling to find stability and routine. But during catastrophes, victims of domestic violence face a unique challenge: seeking…
  • Sep 20

    Feminists and Campus Assault Policy

    Feminists and Campus Assault Policy
    From The Boston Globe: When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos last week announced plans to revise the nation’s guidelines on campus sexual assault, the predictable din of outrage drowned out the applause from some unlikely corners of college…
Rank this Week: 99

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 22

    Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

    Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference
    On October 12 and 13 William and Mary Law School will host the 14th annual Brigham Kanner Property Rights Conference. David L. Callies of the University of Hawaii Law School is this year's honoree. The program, which looks absolutely…
  • Sep 21

    The Thirteenth Amendment and Economic Justice CFP

    The Thirteenth Amendment and Economic Justice CFP
    Call for papers for The Thirteenth Amendment and Economic Justice, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, March 2-3, 2018 Scholars have recently applied the Thirteenth Amendment to a number of contemporary…
  • Sep 21

    Westin Fellowship Applications Open

    Westin Fellowship Applications Open
    Via Dennis Hirsch (DHirsch@law.capital.edu) ... ===========+ The IAPP is opening the application process for the 2018-19 Westin Fellowship. Students can apply here: https://iapp.org/westin-research-center/apply/ Deadline is October 13, 2017.…
Rank this Week: 114

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Sep 22

    In the Media: Edmonton Mayor's reconcili-action

    In the Media: Edmonton Mayor's reconcili-action
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Reconcili-action comes in all forms. For example, there are mass reports like the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Final Report. However, we can also make a difference on a smaller scale by challenging preconceived…
  • Sep 21

    Resistance, Resurgence, and Survivance: Beyond the Colonial Narrative

    Resistance, Resurgence, and Survivance: Beyond the Colonial Narrative
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik! Look at that beautiful, red, Canada 150, Tim Hortons coffee cup in your hand. As it warms your hands on this chilly day, your double-double reminds you of the things that make Canada the great multicultural country…
  • Sep 20

    The Doctrine of Discovery: Step 1 to Indigenous Stereotyping

    The Doctrine of Discovery: Step 1 to Indigenous Stereotyping
    “The Death of General Wolfe”, a 1770 painting by Benjamin West.[1] This painting depicts the death of British General James Wolfe at the 1759 Battle of Quebec during the French and Indian War. Note the romanticized depiction of an…
Rank this Week: 4279

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Forgery, Theft by Unlawful Taking and Tamper with/Fabricate Physical Evidence

    Forgery, Theft by Unlawful Taking and Tamper with/Fabricate Physical Evidence
    This post examines a recent decision from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania: Commonwealth v. Aponte, 2017 WL 4118438 (2017).  The court begins the opinion by explaining how and why the prosecution was brought:Appellant, Luz Enid Aponte,…
  • Sep 21

    First Degree Perjury, Attempt to Influence a Public Servant and Tracing IP Addresse

    First Degree Perjury, Attempt to Influence a Public Servant and Tracing IP Addresse
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Colorado Court of Appeals – Division III: People v. Garrison, 2017 WL 3431820 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that thecommon knowledge and experience of an ordinary person…
  • Sep 15

    The Judge, the Email and “Violating a Criminal Protection Order”

    The Judge, the Email and “Violating a Criminal Protection Order”
    This post examines an opinion issued by the Presiding Disciplinary Judge of the Supreme Court of Colorado: People v. Lesuer, 2017 WL 3588713. The opinion begins by explaining that thePresiding Disciplinary Judge approved the parties'…
Rank this Week: 446

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Sep 22

    And Then It Got Funny

    And Then It Got Funny
    OK – for the record – H-bombs over the Pacific – NOT FUNNY.  The threat of H-bombs over the Pacific – NOT FUNNY.
  • Sep 19

    Our Decline

    Our Decline
    Every now and then you encounter a story that is more than sad or depressing – its a punch to the gut.  This is one of them:
  • Sep 18

    When Things Change

    When Things Change
    Salena Zito’s latest Rust Belt portrait, in this case of the host’s home territory, is quite poignant. It describes the day the steel plants started closing and the aftermath:
Rank this Week: 2342

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    It stinks to high heaven: knockoff fragrances infringing, diluting, falsely advertised, but not counterfeit

    It stinks to high heaven: knockoff fragrances infringing, diluting, falsely advertised, but not counterfeit
    Coty Inc. v. Excell Brands, LLC, No. 15-CV-7029, 2017 WL 4155402 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 18, 2017)Coty and a number of other producers and distributors of well-known fragrances sued Excell, which produced cheap “versions” of Coty’s…
  • Sep 22

    False advertising case stomped by ambiguity of "original"

    False advertising case stomped by ambiguity of "original"
    Not Dead Yet Manufacturing Inc. v. Pride Solutions, LLC, 2017 WL 4150720, No. 13 C 3418 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 19, 2017)Patent case with a side order of false advertising.  NDY owns patents concerning ‘quick connect and disconnect’…
  • Sep 21

    9th Circuit is sour on sugar-sweetened beverage disclosure

    9th Circuit is sour on sugar-sweetened beverage disclosure
    American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, No. 16-16072 (9th Cir. Sept. 19, 2017) Plaintiffs challenged a SF ordinance requiring warnings about the health effects of certain sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on certain…
Rank this Week: 258

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Sep 22

    South Carolina Journal of International Law and Busine

    South Carolina Journal of International Law and Busine
    The South Carolina Journal of International Law and Business wants you to know that they are still accepting articles for publication for the 2017-2018 academic year. If you are considering publishing an article in international law or…
  • Sep 20

    International Law Weekend 2017

    International Law Weekend 2017
    For readers of this blog, EVERY weekend should be an International Law Weekend, but the official "International Law Weekend" will be October 19-21, 2017 in New York City. Registration is open and the program is available at the home…
  • Sep 19

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law is hiring for a newly created position: Director of Bar Success and Academic Support. The job posting, which includes a detailed position description, qualifications for the position, and information…
Rank this Week: 4067

Excess of Democracy

Excess of Democracy

This blog covers election law issues and issues related to legal education. By Professor Derek T. Muller.

http://excessofdemocracy.com
  • Sep 22

    Where are they now? Supreme Court clerks, OT 2007

    Where are they now? Supreme Court clerks, OT 2007
    Following up on posts on a ten-year retrospective on the Supreme Court clerks from October Term 2003, October Term 2004, October Term 2005, and October Term 2006, here's what the clerks from October Term 2007 are doing. This list is probably…
  • Sep 21

    Aaron Hernandez's family may not be able to sue NFL over concussion-related issue

    Aaron Hernandez's family may not be able to sue NFL over concussion-related issue
    Aaron Hernandez was a former tight end for the New England Patriots. He was accused of murder, convicted, and committed suicide while in prison. It was just disclosed that he, a 27-year-old man, suffered from severe chronic traumatic…
  • Sep 21

    Incumbent protection likely biggest effect of California moving presidential primary to March

    Incumbent protection likely biggest effect of California moving presidential primary to March
    California's SB 568, which has been sent to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature, would move the presidential primaries from June to the first Tuesday after the first Monday of March.There’s an old saying applied to many business…
Rank this Week: 1490

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Sep 22

    Assistant Director of Academic Success Position at Vermont

    Assistant Director of Academic Success Position at Vermont
    Vermont Law School has an opening for its Assistant Director, Academic Success Program position. This is a 12 month faculty position. A full description of the position and required qualifications are posted on the Vermont Law School website…
  • Sep 22

    Assistant Director of Academic Support and Bar Success Position at UA Little Rock

    Assistant Director of Academic Support and Bar Success Position at UA Little Rock
    The UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law is currently looking for our new Assistant Director of Academic Support and Bar Success Services. You can find the job posting here. The Director of Academic Support and Bar Success...
  • Sep 22

    Assistant Director of Academic Success Position at UNT Dalla

    Assistant Director of Academic Success Position at UNT Dalla
    The UNT Dallas College of Law is a new public law school whose inaugural class started in Fall 2014. The College of Law currently has, and plans to continue having, one full-time section of approximately 80-90 students, and one part-time...
Rank this Week: 4065

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Sep 22

    Sawicki on Med Mal Waiver

    Sawicki on Med Mal Waiver
    Nadia Sawicki has posted to SSRN Choosing Malpractice: A New Narrative for Limiting Physician Liability. The abstract provides: Modern principles of patient autonomy and health care consumerism are at odds with medical malpractice law’s…
  • Sep 21

    Sugarman on Torts and Gun

    Sugarman on Torts and Gun
    Steve Sugarman has posted to SSRN Torts and Guns. This piece is an expansion of his remarks at last year's AALS Torts Section panel and will appear in volume 10:1 of the Journal of Tort Law. The abstract provides: When...
  • Sep 19

    Geistfeld on Data Breache

    Geistfeld on Data Breache
    Mark Geistfeld has posted to SSRN Protecting Confidential Information Entrusted to Others in Business Transactions: Data Breaches, Identity Theft, and Tort Liability. The abstract provides: Tort litigation over data breaches — defined here…
Rank this Week: 222

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 22

    One of the Reasons Tax Law Is Complicated

    One of the Reasons Tax Law Is Complicated
    The supply of television court shows seems endless. So, too, is the stream of television court shows that touch on tax issues. There’s no question that these shows have supplied inspiration for a long line of my commentaries, starting…
  • Sep 20

    Reverse Tax Logic

    Reverse Tax Logic
    According to this report, the chair of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity suggested that “when burdens like poll taxes and literacy tests were imposed on citizens and registering often required a trip to the…
  • Sep 18

    Is Anti-Tax Sentiment Weakening?

    Is Anti-Tax Sentiment Weakening?
    For almost two decades, Americans have been told, time and again, that they oppose tax and fee increases. Enormous sums of money have been plowed into efforts to persuade Americans that taxes are a bad thing and to persuade legislators to…
Rank this Week: 447

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Sep 22

    Breastfeeding Behind Bars: Do All Moms Deserve the Right?

    Breastfeeding Behind Bars: Do All Moms Deserve the Right?
    Huffington Post (Sept. 17, 2017): Breastfeeding Behind Bars: Do All Moms Deserve the Right?, by Kimberly Seals Allers 33-year-old Monique Hidalgo is mom to a 5-week old baby. Her child's father brings their infant to visit her on the…
  • Sep 21

    Chilean Court Upholds Right to Abortion

    Chilean Court Upholds Right to Abortion
    Tribunal Constitucional de Chile (Aug. 21, 2017): A Chilean court has upheld a law decriminalizing abortion in cases of rape, fatal fetal impairment, and when a woman's life is in danger. A group of conservative senators representing more…
  • Sep 14

    My Body, My Choice, Why the Principle of Bodily Autonomy Can Unite the Left

    My Body, My Choice, Why the Principle of Bodily Autonomy Can Unite the Left
    The Nation (September 13, 2017): My Body, My Choice, Why the Principle of Bodily Autonomy Can Unite the Left, by David M. Perry: An advocate for disability argues that the right to bodily autonomy can unite groups on the "left."...
Rank this Week: 202

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 22

    Planning for Succession: Part Two

    Planning for Succession: Part Two
    In Part One I explained why proper succession planning is so important. I also touched on why senior partners might be reluctant to retire, and offered advice on how to overcome this hesitancy. In that post I also provided a broader view on…
  • Sep 21

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 1: Is There a Need for Change?

    On the LSUC Dialogue on Licensing, Pt 1: Is There a Need for Change?
    Over the summer months, the Law Society of Upper Canada has been conducting a Dialogue on Licensing to prompt information sharing, discussion, input and reflection on the future of the requirements for licensing of lawyers in Ontario. Based…
  • Sep 20

    Canadian IT Law Association Annual Conference

    Canadian IT Law Association Annual Conference
    I just signed up to attend the fall IT-Can conference, and thought the conference was worth mentioning. It is a consistent high quality conference for lawyers practicing in the IT/IP fields, and for others such as CIO’s. Topics this…
Rank this Week: 231

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
  • Sep 22

    Students and Wellne

    Students and Wellne
    Below are a few wellness tips, with a focus on student life. I didn’t do all, or even many, of these things consistently well when I was in school, but I was better off when I did, and I paid...
  • Sep 21

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Sep. 21, 2017)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Sep. 21, 2017)
    CT Statute: private employers “who..discipline..on account of..rights guaranteed by..1A” liable for damages https://t.co/sz4pRBf1hQ #corpgov— Stefan Padfield (@ProfPadfield) September 18, 2017 "conflict minerals..rules might have…
  • Sep 20

    Dean Search Announcement - Washburn School of Law

    Dean Search Announcement - Washburn School of Law
    This from friend-of-the-BLPB Andrea Boyack, Professor of Law and Co-Director of Business & Transactional Law Center at the Washburn University School of Law: POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT – DEAN, SCHOOL OF LAW Washburn University invites…
Rank this Week: 1978

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Sep 22

    Equifax is a reminder of larger cybersecurity problem

    Equifax is a reminder of larger cybersecurity problem
    This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. The Equifax data breach was yet another cybersecurity incident involving the theft of significant personal data from a large company. Moreover, it is…
  • Sep 6

    INTERNET & JURISDICTION'S AUGUST IN RETROSPECT: PRIVACY IN INDIA, REAL NAME POLICIES IN CHINA, COUNTER TERRORISM IN EUROPE, AND MORE.

    INTERNET & JURISDICTION'S AUGUST IN RETROSPECT: PRIVACY IN INDIA, REAL NAME POLICIES IN CHINA, COUNTER TERRORISM IN EUROPE, AND MORE.
    The August 2017 edition of Retrospect is now available.   This edition brings news about the recognition of the fundamental right to privacy in India, efforts in Europe to counter terrorism online, the approval of regulations…
  • Sep 2

    "Tool Without a Handle: Metaphors of Gender"

    "Tool Without a Handle: Metaphors of Gender"
    Tool Without A Handle:  Metaphors of Gender It’s difficult to recall an internal memo gone viral that has sparked as much commentary as James Damore’s statement on gender and engineering at Google.[1]  This post is not…
Rank this Week: 1054

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Sep 22

    AI and Predicting Settlement

    AI and Predicting Settlement
    The National Law Journal reported yesterday on SettlementAnalytics and their predictive algorithms. “The world’s first quantitative legal measurement to indicate the likelihood of a lawsuit proceeding all the way to trial and…
  • Sep 18

    Call for Papers: Running With Scissor

    Call for Papers: Running With Scissor
    From Jackie Font-Guzmán: We have a call for chapters of a book I am co-editing, Running with Scissors:  Leading in Uncertainty.   Anyone who has a powerful leadership story to share in the times we are living is welcome to…
  • Sep 15

    Kiser’s Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer

    Kiser’s Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer
    I was really pleased to meet Randall Kiser at last year’s ABA conference.  I was very impressed by his important study (co-authored with Martin Asher and Blakeley McShane), Let’s Not Make a Deal: An Empirical Examination of…
Rank this Week: 764