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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/
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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/
  • Nov 24

    Stagger Lee

    Stagger Lee
    The song is based on the murder of Billy Lyons by "Stag" Lee Shelton in a St. Louis bar on Christmas Day 1895, in a dispute over a Stetson hat. Wilbert Harrison Hugh Laurie Ma Rainey More after the jump:...
  • Nov 18

    Jerry Lee Lewi

    Jerry Lee Lewi
    More after the jump . . .
  • Nov 17

    The ABA and the LSAT: How Low is Too Low?

    The ABA and the LSAT: How Low is Too Low?
    Although the ABA has been careful not to direct a minimum cutoff LSAT score for law schools to admit individual applicants, if one looks at the law schools that have been found out of compliance with Standard 501 over the...
Rank this Week: 89

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

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/
  • Nov 22

    Dimick on Basic Income & Regulation of Working Hour

    Dimick on Basic Income & Regulation of Working Hour
    Matthew Dimick (University at Buffalo School of Law) has posted Better than Basic Income? Liberty, Equality, and the Regulation of Working Time (Indiana Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 473, 2017) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Basic income has…
  • Nov 22

    Williams & Coster on Conflict Antiquitie

    Williams & Coster on Conflict Antiquitie
    Paul R. Williams and Christin Coster (American University - Washington College of Law and Public International Law & Policy Group) has posted Blood Antiquities: Addressing a Culture of Impunity in the Antiquities Market (Case Western…
  • Nov 22

    Snyder & Gann on Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman

    Snyder & Gann on Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman
    Jesse Snyder and Andrew Gann (Texas Wesleyan University - Texas Wesleyan Law Review and Independent) has posted Did Expressions Hair Design V. Schneiderman Reconstitute the Bygone Lochner Era: How a New Case About Free Speech is Like an Old…
Rank this Week: 40

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/
  • Nov 22

    Meyn on Why Civil and Criminal Procedure Are Different

    Meyn on Why Civil and Criminal Procedure Are Different
    Ion Meyn (University of Wisconsin Law School) has posted Why Civil and Criminal Procedure Are So Different: A Forgotten History (86 Fordham Law Review 697 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Much has been written about the origins of...
  • Nov 21

    "Carpenter v. United States and the positive law model"

    "Carpenter v. United States and the positive law model"
    Will Baude has this interesting post at The Volokh Conspiracy, applying the theory he and James Stern offered in the Harvard Law Review to this particular controversy. In part: Many people, and I suspect quite a few of the justices,...
  • Nov 21

    "ACLU Poll: Majority of Americans, Including Trump Voters, Say Prison Population Should Be Reduced"

    "ACLU Poll: Majority of Americans, Including Trump Voters, Say Prison Population Should Be Reduced"
    From Reason, via the NACDL news scan: In a statement, Udi Ofer, ACLU's deputy national political director, said the poll "demonstrates near-consensus support for criminal justice reform, including reducing the prison population,…
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • Nov 22

    Are American Businesses Wasting Time and Money on Sexual Harsssment Training?

    Are American Businesses Wasting Time and Money on Sexual Harsssment Training?
    Greetings from Barcelona. Perhaps it’s the time diference and it’s still early in the U.S. but for the first time in days I haven’t been overwhelmed with text messages from news outlets about another senator, congressman, policial…
  • Nov 21

    Hardesty on Law Students as Future Leaders: Using Neutral Facilitation Techniques to Teach Leadership Skill

    Hardesty on Law Students as Future Leaders: Using Neutral Facilitation Techniques to Teach Leadership Skill
    I have had the pleasure to work with a diverse and impressive group of people on the law faculties upon which I have had the privilege to serve. One of those people is David C. Hardesty, Jr., President Emeritus of...
  • Nov 20

    Resales of Crowdfunded Equity: A Market to Watch

    Resales of Crowdfunded Equity: A Market to Watch
    The Oklahoma Law Review recently published an article I wrote for a symposium the law review sponsored last year at The University of Oklahoma College of Law. The symposium, “Confronting New Market Realities: Implications for Stockholder…
Rank this Week: 123

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/
  • Nov 22

    Things I think about other people's thought

    Things I think about other people's thought
    Kevin Drum is absolutely correct that Roy Moore and Donald Trump survive sexual-misconduct allegations while Al Franken is going down. And the difference is that Franken owned it and apologized, while Moore and Trump dig-in and deny. Even…
  • Nov 21

    Family Law Universalitie

    Family Law Universalitie
    Earlier this month, I presented at a conference in Lisbon, Portugal on the recent legal developments on cohabitation, such as the Illinois Supreme Court’s refusal to overrule Hewitt (the non-recognition of cohabitation contracts) and…
  • Nov 21

    Facial unconstitutionality does not support universal injunction

    Facial unconstitutionality does not support universal injunction
    Judge Orrick of the Northern District of California on Monday permanently enjoined (order embedded in story) enforcement of the administration's sanctuary-cities order. As with the April preliminary injunction, Judge Orrick made the…
Rank this Week: 67

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 114

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/
  • Nov 22

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

    Today's Headlines and Commentary
    Saad Hariri, Lebanon’s prime minister, rescinded his resignation after returning to Lebanon and meeting with President Michel Aoun, Reuters reported. Hariri said he agreed with Aoun that it would benefit Lebanon’s stability for…
  • Nov 22

    Yet Another Collateral Proceeding in al-Nashiri: Stephen Gill’s Civil Complaint

    Yet Another Collateral Proceeding in al-Nashiri: Stephen Gill’s Civil Complaint
    Add one more to the tally of collateral proceedings arising out of United States v. al-Nashiri. On Nov. 20, Stephen Gill, formerly an attorney in the Office of the Convening Authority for the Office of Military Commissions, filed…
  • Nov 22

    Document: Convening Authority Upholds Contempt Finding Against Brig. Gen. Baker

    Document: Convening Authority Upholds Contempt Finding Against Brig. Gen. Baker
    The Office of Military Commissions Convening Authority (CA) upheld U.S. Air Force Colonel Judge Vance Spath's contempt finding against Brigadier General John Baker. However, the CA has exempted him from the imposed…
Rank this Week: 12

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 137

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/
  • Nov 22

    [Eugene Volokh] ‘What does consent on the dance floor look like?’

    [Eugene Volokh] ‘What does consent on the dance floor look like?’
    Here, I thought it looked like people dancing, but Princeton University’s Sexual Harassment Assault/Advising, Resources & Education (SHARE, you know) passed along this other view: Because apparently Princeton students have to be…
  • Nov 22

    [Sam Bray] ‘Disgorgement’ and the restitutionary remedie

    [Sam Bray] ‘Disgorgement’ and the restitutionary remedie
    Law and economics scholars and scholars in the field of remedies do not talk to each other very much. That is bad for both fields. I make that argument in detail in an article forthcoming in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies:…
  • Nov 21

    [David Kopel] The American Indian foundation of American gun culture

    [David Kopel] The American Indian foundation of American gun culture
    This essay is based in part on Nicholas J. Johnson, David B. Kopel, George A. Mocsary & Michael P. O’Shea, “Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy,” 2nd edition (Aspen Pub. 2017). It…
Rank this Week: 8

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/
  • Nov 22

    Maryland High Court To Review Order To Investigate Hillary Clinton Attorney

    Maryland High Court To Review Order To Investigate Hillary Clinton Attorney
    From the web page of the Maryland Court of Appeals is a notice granting certiorari Attorney Grievance Commission, et al. v. Ty Clevenger- Case No. 63, September Term, 2017 Issues – Courts & Judicial Proceedings – 1) Did the trial...
  • Nov 22

    Stern Sanction For Neglect

    Stern Sanction For Neglect
    A six-month suspension has been imposed by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, rejecting the attorney's various contentions First, although respondent contends that his rule violations were not established by the requisite clear and…
  • Nov 22

    No Sin To Be In Cincinnatti

    No Sin To Be In Cincinnatti
    The Ohio Supreme Court approved an application to sit for the bar examination Applicant, Shannon O’Connell Egan, of Cincinnati, Ohio, is a 1998 graduate of the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center. She was admitted to the…
Rank this Week: 41

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    How L.A. Mariachi Helped Make One of Blondie’s Biggest Hit

    How L.A. Mariachi Helped Make One of Blondie’s Biggest Hit
    Josh Kun for LA Weekley explains "How L.A. Mariachi Helped Make One of Blondie’s Biggest Hits." He explains how the band rin ecorded their fifth alum AutoAmerican in Los Angeles: "Among the songs produced during those early…
  • Nov 22

    Kate Steinle case goes to the jury

    Kate Steinle case goes to the jury
    Photo courtesy of KTLA It may well be a momentous Thanksgiving in San Francisco, where a case that grabbed the nation's attention -- and President Trump relied upon in arguing for his immigration enforcement agenda -- is in the hands...
  • Nov 22

    Immigration Article of the Day: State-Created Immigration Climates and Domestic Migration by Van H. Pham and Huyen Pham

    Immigration Article of the Day: State-Created Immigration Climates and Domestic Migration by Van H. Pham and Huyen Pham
    Huyen Pham State-Created Immigration Climates and Domestic Migration by Van H. Pham and Huyen Pham University of Hawaii Law Review, 2016 Abstract With comprehensive immigration reform dead for the foreseeable future, immigration laws enacted…
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Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Renew Your ASLH Membership

    Renew Your ASLH Membership
    We received an email from Cambridge University Press announcing “a brand new online platform” for members of the American Society for Legal History to renew their memberships.  "Because of this change, all current ASLH…
  • Nov 22

    Karekwaivanane on Law & Politics in Zimbabwe

    Karekwaivanane on Law & Politics in Zimbabwe
    Zimbabwe is in the news, and George Karekwaivanane, University of Edinburgh has come out with The Struggle over State Power in Zimbabwe: Law and Politics since 1950. From Cambridge University Press:The establishment of legal…
  • Nov 21

    Tani on the History of Title IX Enforcement

    Tani on the History of Title IX Enforcement
    My fellow LHB blogger Karen M. Tani, University of California, Berkeley, has posted An Administrative Right to Be Free from Sexual Violence? Title IX Enforcement in Historical and Institutional Perspective, which appears in the Duke Law…
Rank this Week: 94

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: 444

Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
Rank this Week: 1593

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/
  • Nov 22

    A Dark History: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    A Dark History: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
    “Bella Bresse wipes away a tear as she speaks about her murdered daughter, Evangeline Billy, at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls taking place in Whitehorse, YT., Wednesday, May 31, 2017.” Image…
  • Nov 21

    Walking With Our Sister

    Walking With Our Sister
    Image retrieved from Walking With Our Sisters, <http://walkingwithoursisters.ca/artwork/moccasin-vamps/>. Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Yesterday’s post looked at a powerful and eye-opening campaign that calls attention to the issue of missing…
  • Nov 20

    Say Their Name

    Say Their Name
    Abigail Andrews Ada Brown Adele Rose Mary Matinet Adrienne Amikons Aielah Saric-Auger Alannah Cardinal Alberta Williams Alice Netemegesic Alisha Germaine Alissa Martin-Travers Amanda Bartlett Amanda Cook Amanda Simpson Amber Guiboche Amber…
Rank this Week: 3394

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 22

    9th Circuit: Religious Sect's Attempt to Extort Land and Recruit May Create Basis For Asylum

    9th Circuit: Religious Sect's Attempt to Extort Land and Recruit May Create Basis For Asylum
    In Singh v. Sessions, (9th Cir., Nov. 15, 2017), the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of appeals held that an immigration judge was incorrect when he rejected claims for asylum and withholding of removal by Harbans Singh who in India had suffered…
  • Nov 22

    Another Court Enjoins Trump's Transgender Military Ban

    Another Court Enjoins Trump's Transgender Military Ban
    Agreeing with a decision last month by a D.C. federal district court (see prior posting), yesterday in Stone v. Trump, (D MD, Nov. 21, 2017), a Maryland federal district court issued a preliminary injunction against President Trump's ban on…
  • Nov 22

    Court Refuses To Dismiss Constitutional Challenges To City's Civil Rights Law

    Court Refuses To Dismiss Constitutional Challenges To City's Civil Rights Law
    In Country Mill Farms v. City of East Lansing, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 191658 (WD MI, Nov. 16, 2017), a Michigan federal district court refused to dismiss a number of plaintiff's constitutional challenges to a city's civil rights…
Rank this Week: 100

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Nov 22

    Mladic Convicted

    Mladic Convicted
    by Jens David Ohlin by Jens David Ohlin The ICTY Trial Chamber announced today its verdict in Prosecutor v.  Ratko Mladić and has found the defendant guilty and sentenced him to life in prison. (The judgement summary, which was read…
  • Nov 22

    Cyber POWS and the Second Geneva Convention

    Cyber POWS and the Second Geneva Convention
    by Jeffrey Biller by Jeffrey Biller [Jeffrey Biller, Lt Col, USAF, is the Associate Director for the Law of Air, Space and Cyber Operations at the Stockton Center for the Study of International Law, US Naval War College.] Those familiar with…
  • Nov 19

    CfP: Contingency in the Course of International Law

    CfP: Contingency in the Course of International Law
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Just a reminder that the deadline is fast approaching for the workshop I am organising with Ingo Venzke, “Contingency in the Course of International Law: How International Law Could Have…
Rank this Week: 34

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 1692

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    NY Family Court's Jurisdiction Over Permanency Hearing

    NY Family Court's Jurisdiction Over Permanency Hearing
    From New York Law Journal: ALBANY—The state’s highest court overruled a lower court’s ruling Monday as to whether Family Court has jurisdiction to conduct a permanency hearing once an underlying neglect petition has been dismissed for…
  • Nov 21

    Man Ordered To Pay Late Child Support

    Man Ordered To Pay Late Child Support
    From Bangor Daily News: A father of five children in three states was ordered Monday in U.S. District Court in Portland to pay more than $57,500 in back child support for his three children living in Maine, according to the...
  • Nov 20

    British Muslim Women Are Missing Out On Marriage Right

    British Muslim Women Are Missing Out On Marriage Right
    From The Guardian: Six in 10 women in the UK who have had a traditional Muslim wedding ceremony are not in legally recognised marriages, depriving them of rights and protection, according to a survey. It found that nearly all married...
Rank this Week: 675

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 22

    Third time's a charm?

    Third time's a charm?
    I've done multiple versions of talks, using slides, that discuss the destination-based cash flow tax - a proposal that (despite my respect for and friendship with its leading academic proponents) I consider greatly overrated…
  • Nov 13

    110th Annual NTA Conference on Taxation

    110th Annual NTA Conference on Taxation
    From Thursday through Saturday, I spent an enjoyable if hectic stretch of time at the National Tax Association's 110th Annual Conference on Taxation, which this year took place in Philadelphia. I stayed overnight even though NYC is close by,…
  • Nov 13

    The Tax Arbitrage Act of 2018?

    The Tax Arbitrage Act of 2018?
    Tax arbitrage, as the term is used in the literature, involves having offsetting long and short positions that are taxed asymmetrically.In a "pure tax arbitrage," as Eugene Steuerle first (to my knowledge) dubbed it in 1985, the taxpayer has…
Rank this Week: 3227

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: 4100

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/
  • Nov 22

    A free and different logic textbook...

    A free and different logic textbook...
    ...from philosopher Adam Morton.
  • Nov 22

    Richard Heck denies Lockwood's allegation

    Richard Heck denies Lockwood's allegation
    His categorical denial of her account of his alleged misconduct is here. In addition, Heck raises questions about Lockwood's credibility here.
  • Nov 22

    Wisconsin/Madison Chancellor's letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan

    Wisconsin/Madison Chancellor's letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan
    Here. Its correct to put the tax-exempt status of tuition waivers front-and-center, but I wonder whether it's good strategy to add so many other objections. It is ironic that convention dictates the letter be addressed to the "honorable" Paul…
Rank this Week: 686

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/
  • Nov 22

    Never-Ending Thank

    Never-Ending Thank
    For as long as I’ve been writing this blog, I’ve been sharing a Thanksgiving post to express my gratitude for a variety of people, events, and things. Aside from 2008, when I did not post and I don’t have any recollection of…
  • Nov 20

    So Guess Who Pays for the Senate’s Tax Cuts for Corporations and Wealthy Americans?

    So Guess Who Pays for the Senate’s Tax Cuts for Corporations and Wealthy Americans?
    For years I have been arguing that tax cuts for the wealthy are not as beneficial for the economy and the economic well-being of all Americans as are tax cuts for the non-wealthy. Those cuts would permit vast numbers of Americans to purchase…
  • Nov 17

    Some Wealthy Persons Don’t Want Tax Cut

    Some Wealthy Persons Don’t Want Tax Cut
    Occasionally readers contact me to ask why I dislike wealthy people. I explain that I don’t dislike them, I simply think they don’t need any more tax cuts. Readers ask me why I describe the wealthy as a monolithic group. I admit…
Rank this Week: 1691

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Nov 22

    Reconsidering the Heckler's Veto Principle

    Reconsidering the Heckler's Veto Principle
    by Michael DorfAs I noted here last week, on Monday, UC Berkeley Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky delivered two lectures at Cornell on "Free Speech on Campus." He was thoughtful and erudite, and I say that because it's true, not only because…
  • Nov 21

    Viewing Old Movies and TV Shows from a (Somewhat) More Enlightened Perspective

    Viewing Old Movies and TV Shows from a (Somewhat) More Enlightened Perspective
    by Neil H. BuchananThe sudden wave of social acknowledgement of the ways in which men have long mistreated women is as unexpected as it is welcome.  We are in what seems to be a transformative moment in history, and we can only hope that…
  • Nov 20

    Text and History Fed Soc Style

    Text and History Fed Soc Style
    By Eric SegallProfessors Randy Barnett and Akhil Amar had a fascinating, informative and entertaining debate at the Federalist Society Convention on Saturday. The question was "Resolved: Lochner Still Crazy after all These Years." I recommend…
Rank this Week: 248

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Nov 22

    Hillary Rodham Clinton on “What Happened”

    Hillary Rodham Clinton on “What Happened”
    Former Secretary of State and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton joined me for an in-depth conversation about her new book, “What Happened”:
  • Nov 21

    The Holiday Season Begins – It Is An American Thing

    The Holiday Season Begins – It Is An American Thing
    We say it every year, “Thanksgiving is the start of the holiday season.”  Fair enough; not much restful about this season but there is much celebratory and enjoyable.  It seems almost trite to ask if you have stopped to…
  • Nov 20

    Talking Bobby Kennedy with Chris Matthew

    Talking Bobby Kennedy with Chris Matthew
    Hardball’s Chris Matthews has a terrific new book out: “Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit.” As I told Chris in an interview this morning, I have worked for (in order) Gerald Ford, David Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan,…
Rank this Week: 1160

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    UC-Hastings Law Dean Calls Bar Exam Failure For Top Schools 'Unconscionable'

    UC-Hastings Law Dean Calls Bar Exam Failure For Top Schools 'Unconscionable'
    Following up on yesterday's post, July 2017 California Bar Exam Results Rebound From 32-Year Lows: The Recorder, UC Hastings Law Dean Calls Bar Exam Failure for Top Schools 'Unconscionable': The pass rate on California’s July bar exam may…
  • Nov 22

    Dimick: Better Than Basic Income? Liberty, Equality, And The Regulation Of Working Time

    Dimick: Better Than Basic Income? Liberty, Equality, And The Regulation Of Working Time
    Matthew Dimick (SUNY-Buffalo), Better than Basic Income? Liberty, Equality, and the Regulation of Working Time, 50 Ind. L. Rev. 473 (2017): Basic income has attracted the attention of academics, policy makers, and politicians around the…
  • Nov 22

    Ten Law Schools Sanctioned By ABA For Lax Admission

    Ten Law Schools Sanctioned By ABA For Lax Admission
    Following up on last month's post, ABA Notices To Law Schools About Potential Non-Compliance With Accreditation Standards: Law.com, 10 Law Schools Sanctioned by ABA for Lax Admissions: The American Bar Association has publicly disciplined 10…
Rank this Week: 117

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Nov 22

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII
    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. CBRE Limited v 1223962 Alberta…
  • Nov 21

    Protection From Age Discrimination in Alberta

    Protection From Age Discrimination in Alberta
    Last week the Alberta Human Rights Amendment Act, 2017 passed 3rd reading. On Royal Assent it will change the law so that as of January 1, 2018, age is a protected ground of discrimination relating to goods, services, accommodation or…
  • Nov 21

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research, writing, and practice. Practice Articling Students and Young Lawyers: Get a Mentor Ian Hu I was…
Rank this Week: 82

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 39

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    Symposia on Macklem's "The Sovereignty of Human Rights"

    Symposia on Macklem's "The Sovereignty of Human Rights"
    The Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies (Vol. 15, 2017) and the University of Toronto Law Journal (Vol. 67, no. 4, Fall 2017) have each just published a symposium on Patrick Macklem's The Sovereignty of Human Rights (Oxford Univ. Press 2015).…
  • Nov 21

    Sekalala: Soft Law and Global Health Problem

    Sekalala: Soft Law and Global Health Problem
    Sharifah Sekalala (Univ. of Warwick - Law) has published Soft Law and Global Health Problems: Lessons from Responses to HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis (Cambridge Univ. Press 2017). Here's the abstract: Various legal approaches have been…
  • Nov 21

    de Wet: Complicity in the Violations of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law by Incumbent Governments Through Direct Military Assistance on Request

    de Wet: Complicity in the Violations of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law by Incumbent Governments Through Direct Military Assistance on Request
    Erika de Wet (Univ. of Pretoria - Law) has posted Complicity in the Violations of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law by Incumbent Governments Through Direct Military Assistance on Request (International and Comparative Law Quarterly,…
Rank this Week: 51

Verdict

Verdict

Provides legal analysis and commentary on topical legal news and cases.

http://verdict.justia.com/
Rank this Week: 96

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Nov 21

    Estate Planning For The Ultra Wealthy - The Role Of A Family Wealth Advisor

    Estate Planning For The Ultra Wealthy - The Role Of A Family Wealth Advisor
    Affluent families often hire and employ various specialists to help them better manage their wealth. These individuals are often attorneys, CPAs, brokers, investment managers, etc. With so many highly specialized employees overseeing a…
  • Nov 21

    Article on A Colonial History of the River Murray Dispute

    Article on A Colonial History of the River Murray Dispute
    Adam Webster recently posted an Article entitled, A Colonial History of the River Murray Dispute, Legal History eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: This article examines the history of the dispute over the sharing…
  • Nov 21

    Charles Manson’s Grandson Wants to Give the Cult Leader a Proper Burial

    Charles Manson’s Grandson Wants to Give the Cult Leader a Proper Burial
    Charles Manson’s grandson, Jason Freeman, is interested in providing the cult leader with a proper burial. Freeman’s father was Charles Manson Jr., who was the product of Manson’s first marriage to wife, Rosalie. Freeman believes that…
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The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Nov 21

    Harvard being investigated by DOJ over admissions policies - Hot Air Hot Air

    Harvard being investigated by DOJ over admissions policies - Hot Air Hot Air
    Underlying all of this is the fact that Asian Americans are disproportionately represented at elite schools, i.e. they take a much higher percentage of available slots for incoming students than their percentage of the population. However,…
  • Nov 21

    After the liberation of Mosul, an orgy of killing - Hot Air

    After the liberation of Mosul, an orgy of killing - Hot Air
    One soldier pulled the man up and sat him down again. Slowly, he opened his eyes, which at first looked stunned, and then darkened with anger. He opened his mouth, and a dark lump of flesh, blood and a set...
  • Nov 21

    Sweet fancy Moses, the Pixar guy is part of the "pervnado" too? - Hot Air

    Sweet fancy Moses, the Pixar guy is part of the "pervnado" too? - Hot Air
    It’s John Lasseter, the man who directed “Toy Story,” the big cheese at Pixar first and then at Walt Disney Animation, the guy whose company effortlessly makes you cry over lonely robots and balloon-borne houses. There are…
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Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Nov 21

    We Have Only Fifteen Minutes: Fears of a Second Wave Feminist

    We Have Only Fifteen Minutes: Fears of a Second Wave Feminist
    The celebrity men are falling. Charlie Rose is the latest formerly venerated but large egoed man to fall under the weight of sexual harassment allegations. The line of the dethroned is getting longer, but the time is getting shorter.…
  • Nov 20

    Washington College of Law: HR Essay Contest

    Washington College of Law: HR Essay Contest
    The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Am erican University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) is accepting submissions for its Human Rights Essay Award, an essay competition that seeks to stimulate the production of scholarly…
  • Nov 19

    Immigration Status: No Need to Know

    Immigration Status: No Need to Know
    The question was: does a jury need to know a person's immigration status? The Supreme Court of Washington answered No! In most civil and criminal cases, the court found the information to be inadmissible. The court's creation of a new...
Rank this Week: 758

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Nov 21

    (Second) Federal District Judge Enjoins Transgender Military Ban

    (Second) Federal District Judge Enjoins Transgender Military Ban
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In his opinion in Stone v. Trump, United States District Judge Marvin Garvis of the District of Maryland isued a preliminary injunction against the United States…
  • Nov 21

    District Judge Permanently Enjoins Trump's Sanctuary Cities EO

    District Judge Permanently Enjoins Trump's Sanctuary Cities EO
    Judge William H. Orrick (N.D.Cal.) granted summary judgment for the plaintiffs and issued a nationwide permanent injunction against the defunding and enforcement provisions of President Trump's sanctuary cities executive order. The ruling…
  • Nov 16

    District Court Halts Government's Sanctuary Cities Enforcement Against Philadelphia

    District Court Halts Government's Sanctuary Cities Enforcement Against Philadelphia
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Michael Baylson (E.D. Pa.) granted a preliminary injunction yesterday against the government's enforcement of it's anti-sanctuary cities moves against Philadelphia, and enjoyed AG Sessions…
Rank this Week: 193

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/
  • Nov 21

    Google’s Role in Spreading Fake News In the 2016 Election

    Google’s Role in Spreading Fake News In the 2016 Election
    As part of the continuing accounting of the impact of fake news and misinformation on the 2016 elections, this analysis tracks search results for senate and presidential candidates in that election, revealing that up to 30% of these national…
  • Nov 20

    More on Behavioral Legal Ethic

    More on Behavioral Legal Ethic
    Some excerpts from Behavioral Ethics: Can It Help Lawyers (And Others) Be Their Best Selves? by Robert A. Prentice will further illuminate what behavior legal ethics is. "Behavioral ethics is the body of learning that focuses on how and…
  • Nov 20

    Trump’s Judicial Nominees: Mostly White Male

    Trump’s Judicial Nominees: Mostly White Male
    From the Associated Press: President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America’s federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary that more closely reflects the…
Rank this Week: 752

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Nov 21

    "Assessing and Responding to the Recent Homicide Rise in the United States"

    &quot;Assessing and Responding to the Recent Homicide Rise in the United States&quot;
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new report coming from the National Institute of Justice and authored by Richard Rosenfeld, Shytierra Gaston, Howard Spivak and Seri Irazola. Here is the full executive summary: Big-city…
  • Nov 21

    Senator Mike Lee explains how "conservative approach to lawmaking" drives his advocacy for federal sentencing reform

    Senator Mike Lee explains how &quot;conservative approach to lawmaking&quot; drives his advocacy for federal sentencing reform
    Pew's Public Safety Performance Project has this notable new Q&A with Mike Lee under the subheading "A U.S. senator and former assistant U.S. attorney discusses crime and punishment, and how his views on both have changed." I…
  • Nov 21

    "Justice at Last for the Youngest Inmates?"

    &quot;Justice at Last for the Youngest Inmates?&quot;
    The question in the title of this post is the headline of this New York Times editorial about juve LWOP sentencing that starts with another question and answer: "How many times does the Supreme Court have to repeat itself before...
Rank this Week: 44

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Nov 21

    UK’s lost seat at the International Court of Justice: a reflection on the authority of the Security Council

    UK’s lost seat at the International Court of Justice: a reflection on the authority of the Security Council
    On 20 November 2017, following a ‘bruising diplomatic battle’ and for the first time since the creation of the United Nations, the United Kingdom relinquished its seat at the International Court of Justice, where judges nominated…
  • Nov 20

    Go On! Conference in India on Upholding Women’s Human Right

    Go On! Conference in India on Upholding Women’s Human Right
    Go On! makes note of interesting conferences, lectures, and similar events. ► The O.P. Jindal Global University along with Cornell Law School and Jindal Global Law School announced open registration…
  • Nov 19

    Write On! AUWCL Human Rights Essay Award

    Write On! AUWCL Human Rights Essay Award
    This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to submit papers to American University’s Washington College of Law, as follows: ► The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian…
Rank this Week: 66

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
  • Nov 21

    Against Secret Settlement

    Against Secret Settlement
    The New Yorker has a fascinating new article by Ronan Farrow providing more information about some of the settlement structures used by Harvey Weinstein and his company. It is worth reading in full, but I’m including a few excerpts from…
  • Nov 20

    Smart & Savvy: Negotiation Strategies in Academia

    Smart &amp; Savvy: Negotiation Strategies in Academia
    I am delighted to announce that my new book is now available. Smart & Savvy: Negotiation Strategies for Academia is based on my experience training scientists and doctors in negotiation. My father and co-author, David Kupfer, is…
  • Nov 20

    Recent Major Law Faculty Award

    Recent Major Law Faculty Award
    If you didn’t see the blog or the listserv a little over a week ago, you missed the announcements of two major awards.  Carol Izumi (UC-Hastings) received the William Pincus Award for outstanding service and commitment to clinical…
Rank this Week: 821

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Nov 21

    What is a 501(c)(4) Organization?

    What is a 501(c)(4) Organization?
    A 501(c)(4) organization is an organization that is exempted from federal income taxation. These organizations can be civic leagues or organizations not organized for profit, but operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare, or…
  • Nov 20

    What is a 501(c)(3) Organization?

    What is a 501(c)(3) Organization?
    This week I'm writing a series of blog posts that go together. The first part of the week will be dedicated to introducing some of the different types of non-profit organizations. Once the different organizations are introduced I will…
  • Nov 19

    Aprill on the Tax Consequences of Legal Defense Fund

    Aprill on the Tax Consequences of Legal Defense Fund
    Ellen P. Aprill (Loyola-Los Angeles) has written a short piece on the Tax Consequences of Legal Defense Funds. From the article: LDF trusts raise questions as to tax treatment of the trust, whether the trust can take advantage of special...
Rank this Week: 4321

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Nov 21

    Job Vacancy: Research Assistant (50%) at the University of Bonn, Germany

    Job Vacancy: Research Assistant (50%) at the University of Bonn, Germany
    Professor Dr. Nina Dethloff, Institute for German, European and International Family Law, University of Bonn, Germany, is looking for a research assistant (WissMit) on a part-time basis (50%) as of 1 January 2018 or later. The candidate…
  • Nov 17

    Deference to Foreign Sovereign Submission

    Deference to Foreign Sovereign Submission
    As previously reported here, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision in 2016 reversing a $147.8 million price-fixing judgment against two Chinese manufacturers of Vitamin C. The plaintiffs alleged that the…
  • Nov 16

    Jurisdiction, Conflict of Laws and Data Protection in Cyberspace

    Jurisdiction, Conflict of Laws and Data Protection in Cyberspace
    (Report on the Conference held in Luxembourg on 12 October 2017, by Martina Mantovani, Research Fellow MPI Luxembourg) On 12 October 2017, the Brussels Privacy Hub (BPH) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Department of European…
Rank this Week: 31

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/
  • Nov 21

    Why is Now the Sexual Harassment Tipping Point?

    Why is Now the Sexual Harassment Tipping Point?
    Julia Carpenter, CNN Money, Sexual Harassment Tipping Point: Why Now? It's been called the Weinstein effect. Following the bombshell investigations into Harvey Weinstein's conduct, more people began to speak out about sexual harassment,…
  • Nov 21

    Five Key Points to Understanding the Gender Pay Gap

    Five Key Points to Understanding the Gender Pay Gap
    Five Ways to Win an Argument About the Gender Pay Gap The 80.5 percent wage ratio figure, the most commonly used figure to measure the gender wage gap in the United States, is often derided as misleading, a myth, or...<img…
  • Nov 21

    Position Announcement: Gloria Steinem Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studie

    Position Announcement: Gloria Steinem Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studie
    Job Announcement: Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture and Feminist Studies Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information, the Institute of Women’s Leadership, and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies in…
Rank this Week: 2618

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: 4320

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Nov 21

    Henry Shue, "Gambling with Their Climate: Future Generations, Negative Emissions, & Risk Transfers"

    Henry Shue, "Gambling with Their Climate: Future Generations, Negative Emissions, &amp; Risk Transfers"
    This lecture defends three main theses: (I) that all decisions about the degree of ambition for emissions mitigation are unavoidably also decisions about how to distribute risk across generations and, more specifically, (II) that the less…
  • Sep 20

    Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspective

    Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspective
    On the first Monday in October, the Supreme Court session opens. Professors Adam Chilton, Aziz Huq, and Daniel Hemel offer insight into some of the issues the Court will hear in the upcoming year. Recorded on September 18, 2017, in…
  • May 2

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"
    With commentary by Professor Daniel Hemel Professor Nielson is a law professor at Brigham Young University and teaches/writes in the areas of administrative law, civil procedure, federal courts, and antitrust. Before joining the faculty,…
Rank this Week: 128