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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: 512

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
  • Sep 23

    New Book: ” Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy”

    New Book: ” Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy”
    From the Property Prof Blog: This just in from Lee Ann Fennell (Chicago): Cambridge University Press has just published Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy (Lee Anne Fennell & Benjamin J. Keys,…
  • Sep 22

    Op-Ed: “Waiting for a Perfect Protest?”

    Op-Ed: “Waiting for a Perfect Protest?”
    Michael McBride, Traci Blackmon, Frank Reid, Barbara Skinner, Waiting for a Perfect Protest?, New York Times, September 1, 2017. [Is peaceful protest a legitimate response to unrest in the face of media invalidation?] Advertisement
  • Sep 21

    Op-Ed: “To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now”

    Op-Ed: “To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now”
    Neil Irwin,To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now, The Upshot, September 3, 2017. [Divergent qualities of life highlight a shift toward bare bones employment strategies at top technology…
Rank this Week: 206

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

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Sep 23

    Graham-Cassidy and the Spending Clause

    Graham-Cassidy and the Spending Clause
    by Michael DorfYesterday I ran a piece on Take Care arguing that the funding formula of Graham-Cassidy violates the requirement in the SCOTUS Spending Clause cases that any conditions placed on states' receipt of federal funds must be…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 198

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    New Issue: International Relation

    New Issue: International Relation
    The latest issue of International Relations (Vol. 31, no. 3, September 2017) is out. Contents include:William Bain & Terry Nardin, International relations and intellectual history Chris Brown, Political Thought, International Relations…
  • Sep 23

    Lobba & Mariniello: Judicial Dialogue on Human Rights: The Practice of International Criminal Tribunal

    Lobba & Mariniello: Judicial Dialogue on Human Rights: The Practice of International Criminal Tribunal
    Paolo Lobba (Univ. of Bologna) & Triestino Mariniello (Edge Hill Univ.) have published Judicial Dialogue on Human Rights: The Practice of International Criminal Tribunals (Brill | Nijhoff 2017). Contents include: Paulo Pinto de…
  • Sep 23

    Job Opening: Watson Institute at Brown University (Postdoctoral Fellows)

    Job Opening: Watson Institute at Brown University (Postdoctoral Fellows)
    The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University has issued a call for applications for its Postdoctoral Fellows Program. The advertisement is here.
Rank this Week: 61

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 23

    The ridiculous expulsion of Uber from London - Hot Air

    The ridiculous expulsion of Uber from London - Hot Air
    Funny. In those pre-Uber times when there were more than five hundred charges of violent or sexual offenses in the regular cabs over a four year period nobody was talking about taking away the license of the Black Cabs. Isn’t...
  • Sep 23

    How unmarried Americans are changing everything (Opinion) - CNN

    How unmarried Americans are changing everything (Opinion) - CNN
    Marriage is no longer the only, or even the chief, place where people make most of their major personal, occupational, residential and financial decisions, or where they incur obligations to others. More than a third of women who give…
  • Sep 23

    Trump Gets Blunt at the United Nations - WSJ

    Trump Gets Blunt at the United Nations - WSJ
    I’m not sure President Trump’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly has been fairly judged or received. It was a strong speech—clear, emphatic, remarkably blunt. The great question is whether the bluntness will tend…
Rank this Week: 121

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 23

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does the Cassidy-Graham health-care bill have constitutional problems?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does the Cassidy-Graham health-care bill have constitutional problems?
    The Affordable Care Act faced immediate constitutional challenges once it was enacted. If congressional Republicans are able to cobble together enough votes to “repeal and replace” the ACA, their efforts may face similar legal…
  • Sep 23

    [Ilya Somin] A roundup of the Volokh Conspiracy symposium on the “Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism”

    [Ilya Somin] A roundup of the Volokh Conspiracy symposium on the “Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism”
      Over the last week, the Volokh Conspiracy has hosted a symposium of contributors to the newly published Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism (edited by Jason Brennan, Bas van der Vossen, and David Schmidtz). The book is the most…
  • Sep 23

    [Hillel Steiner] Free markets and exploitation

    [Hillel Steiner] Free markets and exploitation
    An exploitative transaction is one in which the economic values of items (goods or services) voluntarily exchanged for one another are not equal. For those who entertained an objective conception of economic value such as cost of production,…
Rank this Week: 5

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 23

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Paper Downloads 1. Feeding the Machine: Policing, Crime Data, & Algorithms Elizabeth E. Joh University of California, Davis - School of Law Date Posted: 21 Aug 2017 295 2. The Reid Interrogation…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 221

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: 66

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    "Student survives three days in a cave after college spelunking group leaves him behind."

    "Student survives three days in a cave after college spelunking group leaves him behind."
    "The Indiana University student [Lukas Cavar (luckless caver?)] had been exploring Sullivan Cave, about 10 miles south of his school in Bloomington, Ind., on Sunday with other members of the Caving Club, a campus extracurricular group that…
  • Sep 23

    Milestone passes unnoticed.

    Milestone passes unnoticed.
    This is the 50,050th post on this blog. That means that there was some post, one day this week, that was the 50,000th post. I'd been planning to celebrate that milestone, and not only did it slip by me, it took more that 70 additional post…
  • Sep 23

    At the Cool Blue Café...

    At the Cool Blue Café...
    ... you can talk about whatever you want.That photo shows Lake Mendota at about 8 a.m. this morning (when I took my long walk to avoid the heat). Please consider shopping through The Althouse Amazon Portal.
Rank this Week: 79

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 23

    Federal Prosecutors are Investigating Charlotte Law School

    Federal Prosecutors are Investigating Charlotte Law School
    A whistleblower’s lawsuit has led to the disclosure that federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation of now-defunct Charlotte Law School and its parent corporation. A recent New York Times article highlights some…
  • Sep 23

    How to Write an Introduction

    How to Write an Introduction
    A posting on the blog of the Holland & Hart law firm gives advice on introductions and relies heavily on the work of Professor Cathren Page. Here are the headlines: Set the Tone Intrigue the Audience Allude to the Story's...
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 486

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Sep 23

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post

    This Week's Ten Most Popular TaxProf Blog Post
    Controversy Over Law Profs' Op-Ed On The Breakdown Of The 'Bourgeois Culture' Shifts From Penn To San Diego More Law Prof Reactions To The Wax & Alexander Op-Ed On The Breakdown Of The 'Bourgeois Culture' The IRS Scandal, Day 1597: New…
  • Sep 23

    Law Prof (And Associate Dean For Academic Affairs) Kendra Fershee Announces Congressional Bid

    Law Prof (And Associate Dean For Academic Affairs) Kendra Fershee Announces Congressional Bid
    Kendra Fershee, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at West Virginia University College of Law (and fellow Hamilton aficionado), announced on Thursday she is running for Congress as a Democrat in West Virginia's First…
  • Sep 23

    Law Firms Plan To Increase First Year Associate Hiring By 22%; Average Salary Is $68,000

    Law Firms Plan To Increase First Year Associate Hiring By 22%; Average Salary Is $68,000
    One-Quarter Of Law Firms To Expand First-Year Associate Hiring: Newly minted associates may see employers extend more job offers, research indicates. Nearly one-quarter (22 percent) of lawyers recently interviewed by Robert Half Legal said…
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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 23

    NY Peace Institute’s Brad Heckman to Deliver Ohio State’s Lawrence Lecture

    NY Peace Institute’s Brad Heckman to Deliver Ohio State’s Lawrence Lecture
    Brad Heckman, CEO of the New York Peace Institute, will deliver the Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University’s Annual Lawrence Lecture on Dispute Resolution during the lunch hour on September 28 in Moritz’s Saxbe…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 217

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 23

    The Lawfare Podcast: Stephan Haggard on North Korea and the Tactical Divide

    The Lawfare Podcast: Stephan Haggard on North Korea and the Tactical Divide
    The escalating tension between North Korea and the United States has risen to an unprecedented level. Earlier this month, Stephan Haggard, Lawrence and Sallye Krause Professor of Korea-Pacific Studies at UC San Diego, gave a lecture at a…
  • Sep 23

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    Following the march of Juggalos on the National Mall last weekend, Nora Ellingsen explained who the Juggalos, why they marched, and the history of the litigation that gave rise to the gathering. In the midst of multiple revelations…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 58

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 49

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 23

    Hurricanes, Displacement and the Effect on Domicile

    Hurricanes, Displacement and the Effect on Domicile
    Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have cut a devastating swath of large-scale destruction through both Texas and Florida over the past few weeks. While stories of tremendous courage and breath-taking heroism shed light on the more admirable…
  • Sep 23

    CLE on Elder Law and Medicaid Planning: Everything You Need to Know

    CLE on Elder Law and Medicaid Planning: Everything You Need to Know
    The National Business Institute is holding a conference entitled, Elder Law and Medicaid Planning: Everything You Need to Know, which will take place on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at the Hilton Garden Inn Rochester Downtown in Rochester,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 57

The Surly Subgroup

The Surly Subgroup

Covers tax law. By tax law professors.

https://surlysubgroup.com/
Rank this Week: 2049

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 23

    Women in Tunisia Now Free to Marry Non-Muslim

    Women in Tunisia Now Free to Marry Non-Muslim
    From BBC News: A spokeswoman for President Beji Caid Essebsi made the announcement and congratulated women on gaining "the freedom to choose one's spouse". Until now, a non-Muslim man who wished to marry a Tunisian Muslim woman had…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 113

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 460

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 23

    (Final?) Posner-Rakoff dialogue

    (Final?) Posner-Rakoff dialogue
    I am late on this, but here is the most recent (final?) dialogue between Richard Posner and Jed Rakoff, published a few weeks after Posner's resignation frmo the court.. The conversation began from the question of whether judges should rely…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 43

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 23

    At the Movies: Constructing the Terrorist Threat

    At the Movies: Constructing the Terrorist Threat
    Constructing the Terrorist Threat Islamophobia, the Media & the War on Terror Deepa Kumar, one of the nation’s foremost scholars on Islamophobia, looks at how Muslims have become the predominant face of terror in U.S. news and…
  • Sep 23

    Have You No Decency? Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation

    Have You No Decency? Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation
    Irma and Oscar Sanchez were apprehended by the Border Patrol when they took their infant son, Isaac, to a children's hospital to have emergency surgery. John Burnett/NPR NPR reports on a story that should trouble us all. While they…
  • Sep 23

    Immigration Article of the Day: Loud and Soft Anti-Chevron Decisions by Michael Kagan

    Immigration Article of the Day: Loud and Soft Anti-Chevron Decisions by Michael Kagan
    Loud and Soft Anti-Chevron Decisions by Michael Kagan Abstract This essay proposes a methodology for interpreting the Supreme Court’s long-standing inconsistency in the application of the Chevron doctrine. Developing such an approach is…
Rank this Week: 26

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 23

    George Padmore, né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse (28 June 1903 – 23 September 1959)

    George Padmore, né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse (28 June 1903 – 23 September 1959)
    George Padmore, né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse (28 June 1903 – 23 September 1959) was a Trinidadian-born author, journalist, Left organizer and activist, one-time Communist Party member, socialist, and Pan-Africanist. Books by…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4254

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Sep 23

    George Padmore, né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse (28 June 1903 – 23 September 1959)

    George Padmore, né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse (28 June 1903 – 23 September 1959)
    George Padmore, né Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse (28 June 1903 – 23 September 1959) was a Trinidadian-born author, journalist, Left organizer and activist, one-time Communist Party member, socialist, and Pan-Africanist. Books by…
  • Sep 23

    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 (Nguyễn Sinh Cung, also known as Nguyen Tat Thanh and Nguyen Ai Quoc) while both were in Paris: Ho was there for the Paris…
  • Sep 23

    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…
Rank this Week: 4433

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 23

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "On Race" edited by Yancy

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "On Race" edited by Yancy
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends On Race: 34 Conversations in a Time of Crisis, edited by George Yancy. Here is a description: With the recent barrage of racially motivated killings, violent encounters between blacks and whites, and hate…
  • Sep 23

    Download of the Week: "The Contested Value of Normative Legal Scholarship" by West

    Download of the Week: "The Contested Value of Normative Legal Scholarship" by West
    The Download of the Week The Contested Value of Normative Legal Scholarship by Robin L. West. Here is the abstract: Legal scholarship, under attack from critics both inside and outside the legal academy, is on the horns of a…
  • Sep 22

    Boyd on Strict Scrutiny & the Right to Bear Arm

    Boyd on Strict Scrutiny & the Right to Bear Arm
    Benjamin Boyd (Hostetter Law Group) has posted Scrutinizing 'Strict Scrutiny' Judicial Review for the Right to Bear Arms (Faulkner Law Review, Vol. 8, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article is a case study that applies Justice…
Rank this Week: 23

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 23

    Director Position at Brooklyn Law School

    Director Position at Brooklyn Law School
    Brooklyn Law School seeks candidates for the Director of its Academic Success Program. The Director will: Enhance learning habits and strategies of entering and returning students, both through classroom and one-on-one instruction; Coordinate…
  • 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...
Rank this Week: 880

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 23

    A New Front in the Race to the Bottom

    A New Front in the Race to the Bottom
    States frequently compete with each other to attract businesses. They’ll offer tax credits, subsidies, and regulatory waivers to persuade corporations to set up shop locally. (Right now, Amazon is asking cities to compete to host its second…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 120

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

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    In the Washington Post's "Made by History" section: Lauren McIver Thompson (Kennesaw State University/Georgia State University College of Law), "A century ago, women fought for access to contraception. The Trump administration threatens to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 203

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: 187

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: 32

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 280

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: 339

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: 1295

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: 272

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: 166

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 30

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: 478

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: 53

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: 1020

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: 164

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: 2643

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: 63

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: 95

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: 2632

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: 432

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: 1271