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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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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

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/
  • Jun 23

    Summary: The Supreme Court Rules in Ortiz v. United State

    Summary: The Supreme Court Rules in Ortiz v. United State
    On Friday, in a 7–2 decision written by Justice Kagan, the Supreme Court held in Ortiz v. United States that Judge Martin Mitchell could simultaneously serve as a judge on the Court of Military Commission Review (CMCR) and the Air…
  • Jun 23

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

    The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
    The Justice Department Inspector General’s report on the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investigation continued to make headlines this week. On Saturday, Carrie Cordero, Quinta Jurecic, Marty Lederman, and Benjamin…
  • Jun 23

    Who’s Really Crossing the U.S. Border, and Why They’re Coming

    Who’s Really Crossing the U.S. Border, and Why They’re Coming
    Over the past week, the separation of 2,000 children from their parents along the U.S. border has forced immigration into the national spotlight. President Trump, who initiated the separations and then sought to quash criticism with a muddled…
Rank this Week: 57

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/
  • Jun 23

    When the Nazis became "The Nazis"

    When the Nazis became "The Nazis"
    That question occurs to me reading historian Deborah Lipstadt's argument against comparing family separation and the detention of children and families to Nazis and concentration camps. She argues that the analogy is historically inaccurate,…
  • Jun 22

    SCOTUS Term: Teaching Carpenter v. United State

    SCOTUS Term: Teaching Carpenter v. United State
    Because I teach criminal procedure but write mostly about the First Amendment (I do have some Fourth Amendment pieces), I read Fourth Amendment cases differently from First Amendment cases. The Supreme Court's decision in Carpenter v. United…
  • Jun 22

    ACLU's competing values and principle

    ACLU's competing values and principle
    On Thursday, a memo leaked showing the national* ACLU's new policies on undertaking representation where the litigated issue conflicts with the organization's other values and principles, notably equality and the rights of historically…
Rank this Week: 58

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Jun 23

    Homey Don’t Play That

    Homey Don’t Play That
    By William HausdorffTuning Out the Media after the Diplotainment in SingaporeIt’s really easy to become discouraged about global politics and the state of the American experiment. Earlier this month I hit a personal low point, where I…
  • Jun 22

    Justice Kennedy Finds Privacy Outside But Not Inside The Fourth Amendment

    Justice Kennedy Finds Privacy Outside But Not Inside The Fourth Amendment
    by Michael DorfIn today's ruling in Carpenter v. United States, the Court, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts joined by the Court's four liberal-leaning justices, finds that collection of cell phone tower location data from a mobile phone…
  • Jun 21

    Congress, the Dormant Commerce Clause, and the Wayfair Case

    Congress, the Dormant Commerce Clause, and the Wayfair Case
    by Michael C. DorfToday's decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. is defensible on the merits, but Justice Kennedy's majority opinion inadequately responds to the key objection by Chief Justice Roberts (for himself and Justices Breyer,…
Rank this Week: 292

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Minnesota Associate Dean Tells The Story Behind The Media Coverage Of The Law School's Budget Challenge

    Minnesota Associate Dean Tells The Story Behind The Media Coverage Of The Law School's Budget Challenge
    In response to yesterday's post, University Of Minnesota Approves $3.6 Million Subsidy For Law School; Regent Urges School To Drop Quest To Retain Top 20 Ranking Due To Projected $100 Million 10-Year Subsidy, incoming Minnesota Associate Dean…
  • Jun 23

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1869: In Meeting With Lois Lerner, McCain Staffer Requested 'Financially Ruinous' Audits Of Advocacy Group

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1869: In Meeting With Lois Lerner, McCain Staffer Requested 'Financially Ruinous' Audits Of Advocacy Group
    Washington Times, McCain's Office Urged IRS to Use Audits as Weapons to Destroy Political Advocacy Groups: A new report from Judicial Watch reveals a concerted effort from Sen. John McCain’s office to urge the IRS under Lois Lerner to…
  • Jun 23

    Hamilton In London

    Hamilton In London
    My wife and I are on a 7-day vacation in London, so we of course had to see Hamilton. It was wonderful to see the play with a British audience (King George brought the house down), and to pay by far the lowest price (£200 ($265)) of our…
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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

    Steve Oshins Named Wealth Advisor Top Estate Planning Attorney of 2018

    Steve Oshins Named Wealth Advisor Top Estate Planning Attorney of 2018
    Steve Oshins has not been recognized on Wealth Advisor since being named to the list of Elite Estate Planning Attorneys in 2014. Oshin may be the current top estate planning attorney in the nation with his drive and expertise, according...
  • Jun 22

    The Perils and Pitfalls of Grantor Trust Trigger

    The Perils and Pitfalls of Grantor Trust Trigger
    Non-grantor trusts can be beneficial to clients to lower state income taxes. Generally most trusts are non-grantor trusts, but if the grantor retains, or is deemed to retain, certain powers or interests in a trust, then the trust’s income,…
  • Jun 22

    Article on Other Fiduciary Duties: Implementing Loyalty and Care

    Article on Other Fiduciary Duties: Implementing Loyalty and Care
    Robert H. Sitkoff published an Article entitled, Other Fiduciary Duties: Implementing Loyalty and Care, Wills, Trusts, & Estates Law eJournal (2018). Provided below is the abstract of the Article: This book chapter, prepared for the…
Rank this Week: 65

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/
  • Jun 23

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Right to Have Rights" by DeGooyer, Hunt, Maxwell, Moyn, & Taylor

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Right to Have Rights" by DeGooyer, Hunt, Maxwell, Moyn, & Taylor
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Right to Have Rights by Stephanie DeGooyer, Alastair Hunt, Lida Maxwell,Samuel Moyn, & Astra Taylor. Here is a description: Sixty years ago, the political theorist Hannah Arendt, an exiled Jew…
  • Jun 23

    Download of the Week: "The Historical Case for Constitutional 'Concepts'" by Chappell

    Download of the Week: "The Historical Case for Constitutional 'Concepts'" by Chappell
    Glenn Chappell (United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit) has posted The Historical Case for Constitutional 'Concepts' on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The concepts/conceptions dichotomy is prominent in both communication theory…
  • Jun 22

    Killean on Procedural Justice in International Criminal Court

    Killean on Procedural Justice in International Criminal Court
    Rachel Killean (Queen's University Belfast School of Law) has posted Procedural Justice in International Criminal Courts: Assessing Civil Parties’ Perceptions of Justice at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (International…
Rank this Week: 62

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Jun 23

    Mueller’s Fruit of the Poisonous Tree - WSJ

    Mueller’s Fruit of the Poisonous Tree - WSJ
    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation may face a serious legal obstacle: It is tainted by antecedent political bias. The June 14 report from Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department’s inspector general, unearthed a…
  • Jun 23

    John Fund: Why did Trump retreat on immigration? It's all about the November elections | Fox New

    John Fund: Why did Trump retreat on immigration? It's all about the November elections | Fox New
    President Trump threw in the towel Friday with a tweet telling Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after the November elections. He said that next year they should try again to overcome their…
  • Jun 23

    Who’s Really to Blame at the Border? | City Journal

    Who’s Really to Blame at the Border? | City Journal
    So it was a ruse. The hysteria over the separation of illegal-alien asylum-seekers from their children (or their purported children) was in large part pretextual. The real target of rage was the Trump administration’s policy of…
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Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

https://concurringopinions.com
Rank this Week: 45

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 97

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Jun 23

    Check it Out: SCOTUSblog Symposium on OT17 Separation of Powers and Admin Law Decision

    Check it Out: SCOTUSblog Symposium on OT17 Separation of Powers and Admin Law Decision
    Check out the on-line symposium at SCOTUSblog on the Term's separation-of-powers and administrative-law decisions, led by analysis of Thursday's Lucia (holding that SEC ALJs are "officers" under the Appointments Clause (and not…
  • Jun 22

    Court OKs Simultaneous Service on Different Military Court

    Court OKs Simultaneous Service on Different Military Court
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court ruled today in Ortiz v. United States that a military officer could serve on both the military Court of Criminal Appeals (as an inferior officer) and the Court of Military...
  • Jun 21

    Court OKs State Internet Sales Tax, Overturns "Physical Presence" Requirement

    Court OKs State Internet Sales Tax, Overturns "Physical Presence" Requirement
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court today, in South Dakota v. Wayfair, upheld South Dakota's sales tax on out-of-state sellers against a Commerce Clause (or, more precisely, Dormant Commerce Clause) challenge. The…
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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/
  • Jun 23

    Jesse Fuller

    Jesse Fuller
    Jesse Fuller was a one-man band who performed in and around San Francisco from the late 1950s to the early 1970s. In addition to his 12-string guitar, he played harmonica and kazoo (in a rack), high-hat cymbal, and "fotdella."…
  • Jun 22

    Visiting Instructor of Legal Research and Writing - Willamette University College of Law

    Visiting Instructor of Legal Research and Writing - Willamette University College of Law
    Willamette University College of Law invites applications for a full time position as a Visiting Instructor in Legal Research & Writing beginning in the fall of 2018. This is a one-year, non-tenure-track, visiting faculty position.…
  • Jun 22

    UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy Exclusive Call for Submissions: Now Through July 7

    UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy Exclusive Call for Submissions: Now Through July 7
    From the student editors at UC Davis: The UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy (“JJLP”) is now accepting exclusive submissions for its Winter Issue of Volume 23. JJLP is a biannual publication of the UC Davis School of...
Rank this Week: 56

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/
  • Jun 23

    Atlanta's John Marshall Position in the Office of Academic Achievement

    Atlanta's John Marshall Position in the Office of Academic Achievement
    Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School invites applications for a position in the Office of Academic Achievement. This position is a full-time, non-tenure track position that begins on August 1, 2018. This is a one year contract that may lead…
  • Jun 22

    John Marshall Law School in Chicago Director Position

    John Marshall Law School in Chicago Director Position
    Job Description - Director, Academic Achievement & Bar Preparation The John Marshall Law School, located in Chicago, is seeking an experienced Director for its Academic Achievement & Bar Preparation Program. This is a fulltime staff…
  • Jun 20

    The Inevitable Roller Coaster: Bar Review

    The Inevitable Roller Coaster: Bar Review
    As we slowly approach the one month mark for the bar exam, strange things begin to happen. Bar Studiers we did not realize were in town surface in the building with questions and concerns and Bar Studiers we have seen...
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Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 129

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
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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/
  • Jun 23

    Carnegie-Mellon's Clark Glymour interviewed...

    Carnegie-Mellon's Clark Glymour interviewed...
    ...at 3AM. Funny and opinionated, as we've come to expect. An excerpt: Compare Plato and Aristotle, superficially. Plato made no effective contributions to how to acquire true belief. Plato had analyses and counterexamples (The Meno) and a…
  • Jun 21

    'Nietzsche: The Truth is Terrible'

    'Nietzsche: The Truth is Terrible'
    Everything you need to know in just 2,500 words at the Times Literary Supplement. (This is not behind a paywall.)
  • Jun 21

    $1.8 million grant to study and support minority entrepeneurship...

    $1.8 million grant to study and support minority entrepeneurship...
    ...awarded to a philosophy professor, in this case, Chris Suprenant (New Orleans). Now that's what I call "getting out of the armchair"!
Rank this Week: 91

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

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

    USAID Cuts Funding for Family Planning in Africa

    USAID Cuts Funding for Family Planning in Africa
    From Independent Online: The Marie Stopes Ladies who drive from village to village in the remote north of Burkina Faso offering free contraception, advice on family planning, sexual health and sometimes abortion, may have to stop work in…
  • Jun 22

    What the Law Says About Grandparents Seeing Grandchildren When Parents Say No

    What the Law Says About Grandparents Seeing Grandchildren When Parents Say No
    From ABC Radio Brisbane: It's been 18 months since Anne last saw her grandchildren. "They're never far from my mind, in any situation," she says. The Brisbane woman had a falling out with their mother, her daughter, when the…
  • Jun 21

    Religious Freedom As An LGBT Issue

    Religious Freedom As An LGBT Issue
    From The Hill: On June 1, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a proclamation for Pride Month, acknowledging the human rights violations that LGBT people face worldwide. However, the International Religious Freedom Report for 2017 — an…
Rank this Week: 40

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 121

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/
  • Jun 23

    These days, a knotty Janus problem almost seems like a comfort

    These days, a knotty Janus problem almost seems like a comfort
    The Supreme Court just granted cert in Lorenzo v. Securities & Exchange Commission to decide the scope of primary liability/scheme liability under the federal securities laws. It’s an important issue and I’m glad that the Court seeks…
  • Jun 22

    Call for Papers: 2018 Midwestern Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting

    Call for Papers: 2018 Midwestern Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting
    Call for Papers: Midwestern Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting The University of Alabama School of Law September 14-15, 2018 Dear colleagues, Please note that the deadline for submitting papers to the Midwestern Law &…
  • Jun 20

    Making Disclosures Useful

    Making Disclosures Useful
    A few days ago, the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee convened at Georgia State University's law school. They took testimony from the AARP about how to structure disclosures about financial professionals for use with retail customers.…
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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/
  • Jun 22

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    From the Los Angeles Times: an op-ed by Kristin Collins (Boston University Law), Serena Mayeri (Penn Law), and Hiroshi Motomura (UCLA Law). They bring a historical perspective to bear on current immigration policy and the family separations…
  • Jun 22

    Ford on Balleisen, "Fraud"

    Ford on Balleisen, "Fraud"
    Writing for JOTWELL's Corporate Law section, Cristie Ford (University of British Columbia) has posted an admiring review of Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff (Princeton University Press, 2017), by Edward Balleisen (Duke…
  • Jun 22

    Clark on Recognition in British International Legal Thought

    Clark on Recognition in British International Legal Thought
    It’s gated, but we’ll note anyway the publication by Martin Clark of A Conceptual History of Recognition in British International Legal Thought in the British Yearbook of International Law:This article examines the development of…
Rank this Week: 318

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Jun 22

    FTC Announces Hearings On Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century - very important

    FTC Announces Hearings On Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century - very important
    In what I believe will help frame antitrust and consumer protection for a considerable time, the FTC Announces Hearings On Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. The press release is below: The Federal Trade Commission today…
  • Jun 22

    Debarment and Collusion in Procurement Auction

    Debarment and Collusion in Procurement Auction
    Claudia Cerrone, Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Yoan Hermstrüwer, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods; University of Bonn - Department of Law,…
  • Jun 22

    CCP Research Bulletin Spring 2018

    CCP Research Bulletin Spring 2018
    CCP Research Bulletin Spring 2018 In Issue 35: Price and Behavioural Signals to Encourage Household Water Conservation Liang Lu, David Deller & Morten Hviid Do e-auctions Increase the Risk of Bid Rigging? Penelope Alexia Giosa Data as an…
Rank this Week: 19

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/
  • Jun 22

    [Eugene Volokh] ACLU's David Cole Responds About ACLU and the Freedom of Speech

    [Eugene Volokh] ACLU's David Cole Responds About ACLU and the Freedom of Speech
    I've been traveling with family, so I haven't been able to focus on many interesting stories in the news; one that I've heard about, but couldn't look into closely, involves Wendy Kaminer's (paywalled) Wall Street Journal article titled, "The…
  • Jun 22

    [John K. Ross] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision

    [John K. Ross] Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decision
    Please enjoy the latest edition of Short Circuit, a weekly feature from the Institute for Justice. Big news! This week, the U.S. Supreme Court granted cert in Timbs v. Indiana, which will give the Court occasion to consider whether the Eighth…
  • Jun 22

    [Orin Kerr] First Thoughts on Carpenter v. United State

    [Orin Kerr] First Thoughts on Carpenter v. United State
    The Supreme Court has handed down its long-awaited decision in Carpenter v. United States. The opinion is only an hour old as I start to write this, but I wanted to offer some initial thoughts that I will also cross-post at Lawfare. I'll do…
Rank this Week: 7

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: 222

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/
  • Jun 22

    Seo on Democratic Policing Before the Due Process Revolution

    Seo on Democratic Policing Before the Due Process Revolution
    Sarah Seo (University of Iowa College of Law) has posted Democratic Policing Before the Due Process Revolution (Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 1952, Jerome Hall gave a series of lectures on “Police and…
  • Jun 22

    Baughman on The History of Misdemeanor Bail

    Baughman on The History of Misdemeanor Bail
    Shima Baradaran Baughman (University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law) has posted The History of Misdemeanor Bail (Boston University Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 837, 2018) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Bail is one of the most...
  • Jun 22

    Opinion holding consent to severance barred double jeopardy claim

    Opinion holding consent to severance barred double jeopardy claim
    Justice Gorsuch delivered the opinion for the Court in part in Currier v. Virginia. Parts of the opinion were joined only by the Chief Justice and Justices Thomas and Alito. Justice Kennedy filed an opinion concurring in part. Justice…
Rank this Week: 36

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/
  • Jun 22

    Revenge Of The Eastern Shore Hick

    Revenge Of The Eastern Shore Hick
    A road rage incident led to a 30-day suspension by the Maryland Court of Appeals Paul was admitted to the Bar of this Court in June 2002. He is a full-time solo practitioner who has maintained a law office in...
  • Jun 21

    His Award Is Disbarment

    His Award Is Disbarment
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court disbarred an attorney for misconduct in three client matters. His self-representation made an impression The case at bar is an extreme example of how the trial panel's effort to provide due process to a respondent…
  • Jun 21

    Play On

    Play On
    The PGA lost a bid for summary judgment in an action brought by Vijay Singh per this decision of the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department The motion court correctly denied summary judgment dismissing the cause of...
Rank this Week: 29

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

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

    EEOC Wins Settlement On Behalf of Hebrew Pentecostal Employee

    EEOC Wins Settlement On Behalf of Hebrew Pentecostal Employee
    The EEOC announced on Wednesday that it has won a settlement in a religious discrimination lawsuit brought against J.C. Witherspoon, a South Carolina-based logging company. The company fired a Hebrew Pentecostal employee because he refused to…
  • Jun 22

    Religious Liberty Expert Nominated To Be Assistant Secretary of State For Human Right

    Religious Liberty Expert Nominated To Be Assistant Secretary of State For Human Right
    On Wednesday, President Trump announced  his intent to nominate Robert A. Destro to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.  Destro is Professor of Law and founding Director of the…
  • Jun 22

    5th Circuit: Title VII Exhaustion Requirement Is Not Jurisdictional

    5th Circuit: Title VII Exhaustion Requirement Is Not Jurisdictional
    In Davis v. Fort Bend County, (5th Cir., June 20, 2018), the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the requirement that a person exhaust administrative remedies before bringing a Title VII action is not jurisdictional. It held that…
Rank this Week: 54

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/
  • Jun 22

    Thought of The Day

    Thought of The Day
    Students are constantly asking their teachers "is this going to be on the test?" Shouldn't students who know the material have a good idea of what's going to be on the test? Isn't part of learning determining what is important...
  • Jun 21

    Oakland U. and Detroit Mercy Law School team-up to offer 3+3 degree

    Oakland U. and Detroit Mercy Law School team-up to offer 3+3 degree
    Oakland University in southeastern Michigan and Detroit Mercy School of Law have joined the growing list of schools (here, here and here) collaborating to offering undergrads intent on obtaining a law degree a 3+3 program that allows them to…
  • Jun 21

    U. Wisconsin Law School seeking to hire "legal services supervisor" for health law clinic

    U. Wisconsin Law School seeking to hire "legal services supervisor" for health law clinic
    Here are the details: Working with the Center for Patient Partnerships (CPP) and Neighborhood Law Clinic (NLC) at the University of Wisconsin Law School, this clinical instructor position will coordinate legal services and supervise law and…
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43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

    When is a literally false statement claiming 35% savings immaterial?

    When is a literally false statement claiming 35% savings immaterial?
    SourceOne Dental, Inc. v. Patterson Cos., No. 15-cv-5440, 2018 WL 3038503 (E.D.N.Y. Jun. 19, 2018)This is an interesting case to contrast to yesterday’s Seventh Circuit case finding that “monster” imagery making no specific…
  • Jun 22

    licing and dicing claims about unapproved drugs, court allows challenge to some under Lanham Act

    licing and dicing claims about unapproved drugs, court allows challenge to some under Lanham Act
    G&W Laboratories, Inc. v. Laser Pharmaceuticals, LLC, No. 17-cv-3974-BRM-DEA, 2018 WL 3031943 (D.N.J. Jun. 19, 2018)G&W sells Anucort, a prescription drug for use in treatment of hemorrhoids. G&W alleged that its formulation…
  • Jun 22

    eeking monetary damages can undercut irreparable harm claim

    eeking monetary damages can undercut irreparable harm claim
    Rush v. Hillside Buffalo, LLC, --- F.Supp.3d ----, 2018 WL 2999905, No. 18-CV-00653 EAW (W.D.N.Y. Jun. 15, 2018)Rush, pro se, alleged that he owned a registered trademark for “Crash-a-Rama,” an event “featuring men and women…
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Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    Draft Paper on the Equal Rights Amendment

    Draft Paper on the Equal Rights Amendment
    Here is my draft article on the status of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution. I welcome any and all. comment
  • Jun 21

    Data Nationalization in the Shadow of Social Credit System

    Data Nationalization in the Shadow of Social Credit System
    Frank PasqualeThe political economy of digitization is a fraught topic. Scholars and policymakers have disputed the relative merits of centralization and decentralization. Do we want to encourage massive firms to become even bigger, so they…
  • Jun 20

    Cultural contradictions of capitalism II

    Cultural contradictions of capitalism II
    Ross Douthat has a very interesting column in today's Times (online) noting the transformation in views especially by feminists with regard to the use of surrogates to carry children.  Without expressing my own view on the merits, I do…
Rank this Week: 506

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jun 22

    "Gideon Incarcerated: Access to Counsel in Pre-Trial Detention"

    "Gideon Incarcerated: Access to Counsel in Pre-Trial Detention"
    The title of this post is the title of this new article authored by Johanna Kalb now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: As the population of incarcerated persons has swelled in local, state, and federal facilities around the...
  • Jun 22

    SCOTUS rules 5-4 to extend Fourth Amendment protections to cell-site records in Carpenter

    SCOTUS rules 5-4 to extend Fourth Amendment protections to cell-site records in Carpenter
    The Supreme Court this morning handed down the biggest criminal case of its concluding Term, Carpenter v. US, No. 16-402 (S. Ct. June 22, 2018) (available here). Though I will leave it to Fourth Amendment experts to unpack the majority...
  • Jun 22

    SCOTUS rules 5-4 against finding Double Jeopardy Clause limits prosecutors over severed trial

    SCOTUS rules 5-4 against finding Double Jeopardy Clause limits prosecutors over severed trial
    The Supreme Court this morning handed down Currier v. Virginia, No. 16-1358 (S. Ct. June 22, 2018) (available here), dealing with the reach of the Double Jeopardy Clause. Here is how Justice Gorsuch's lead opinion gets started (ending with…
Rank this Week: 99

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/
  • Jun 22

    Weekend reads: Big is bad edition

    Weekend reads: Big is bad edition
    Big is bad, part 1: Kafka, Coase, and Brandeis walk into a bar … There’s a quip in a well-known textbook that Nobel laureate Ronald Coase said he’d grown weary of antitrust because when prices went up, the judges said it…
  • Jun 18

    Will the European Commission Reduce the Incentive to Innovate?

    Will the European Commission Reduce the Incentive to Innovate?
    The EC’s Android decision is expected sometime in the next couple of weeks. Current speculation is that the EC may issue a fine exceeding last year’s huge 2.4B EU fine for Google’s alleged antitrust violations related to the…
  • Jun 14

    For LabMD, the Devil Is in the Not-So-Well Specified Detail

    For LabMD, the Devil Is in the Not-So-Well Specified Detail
    The Eleventh Circuit’s LabMD opinion came out last week and has been something of a rorschach test for those of us who study consumer protection law. Neil Chilson found the result to be a disturbing sign of slippage in Congress’s…
Rank this Week: 647

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

A blawg by Albany Law School Professor Mary Lynch designed to be a useful web-based source of information on current reforms in legal education, and to create a place where people interested in the future of legal education can freely exchange ideas, concerns, and opinions.

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Jun 22

    Gathering Institutional Learning Outcomes Data

    Gathering Institutional Learning Outcomes Data
    As law schools engage in outcomes assessment a key question involves how to collect institutional data on student achievement.  In A Simple Low Cost Institutional Learning Outcomes Assessment Process, I suggest one way to engage in data…
  • Jun 19

    How You and Your Students Can Benefit From Stone Soup Next Year

    How You and Your Students Can Benefit From Stone Soup Next Year
    The University of Missouri Law School started the Stone Soup Project about a year ago to incorporate more knowledge about actual practice in legal education. Stone Soup contributes to a more balanced educational diet, adding context of…
  • Jun 14

    Deadline Extended! SALT Conference at Penn State Law

    Deadline Extended! SALT Conference at Penn State Law
    Do you have thoughts on how legal education can respond to a changing society? Are you using innovative teaching methods you care to share? Have you ever wondered what amazing intellectual and social justice work goes on at Penn State, even…
Rank this Week: 2883

The China Collection

The China Collection

Covers modern Chinese law.

http://thechinacollection.org/
Rank this Week: 1839

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
  • Jun 22

    Call for Exclusive Submissions: UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy

    Call for Exclusive Submissions: UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy
    From the student editors at UC Davis: The UC Davis Journal of Juvenile Law & Policy (“JJLP”) is now accepting exclusive submissions for its Winter Issue of Volume 23. JJLP is a biannual publication of the UC Davis School of…
  • Jun 22

    More on the Australia Tampon Tax: Tax Aromatherapy Instead?

    More on the Australia Tampon Tax: Tax Aromatherapy Instead?
    ABC News Australia has a story by Louise Yaxley on the tampon tax repeal efforts there. Here is an excerpt from Senate Vote to Scrap ‘Tampon Tax’ Won’t Stop Women Paying 10 Per Cent More for Sanitary Products: The GST…
  • Jun 22

    Tampon Tax Tracker: Australia “Axe the Tampon Tax” Bill

    Tampon Tax Tracker: Australia “Axe the Tampon Tax” Bill
    Earlier this week, the Australian Senate passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Axe the Tampon Tax) Bill 2018, which would eliminate the goods and services tax on “tampons, pads, liners, cups, sponges and other products used in connection…
Rank this Week: 359

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Jun 22

    Data as Property at the Supreme Court

    Data as Property at the Supreme Court
    Yesterday, SCOTUS decided the much anticipated case of South Dakota v. Wayfair et al. Although this is primarily viewed as a state tax/constituitonal law dispute, it actually has some significant property law aspects to it. The fight was over…
  • Jun 21

    Trump's New Plan for Reorganizing the Government's Role in the Residential Mortgage Market

    Trump's New Plan for Reorganizing the Government's Role in the Residential Mortgage Market
    Today, the Trump administration released a report entitled Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century: Reform Plan and Reorganization Recommendations. The report is the result of executive order 13781 (titled “Comprehensive Plan…
  • Jun 20

    New Interactive Mortgage Map @UrbanInstitute

    New Interactive Mortgage Map @UrbanInstitute
    The Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute has once again created an incredibly cool tool for understanding the housing market - both where we've been and where we're going. Check out this interactive map showing the housing…
Rank this Week: 429

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    New Issue: Ocean Development & International Law

    New Issue: Ocean Development & International Law
    The latest issue of Ocean Development & International Law (Vol. 49, no. 3, 2018) is out. Contents include:Chris Whomersley, Offshore Archipelagos Enclosed By Straight Baselines: A Reply to J. Ashley Roach Jianjun Gao, The Timor Sea…
  • Jun 21

    New Issue: Journal of International Economic Law

    New Issue: Journal of International Economic Law
    The latest issue of the Journal of International Economic Law (Vol. 21, no. 2, June 2018) is out. Contents include:Special Issue: Voices From Buenos Aires: Rethinking Trade Rules for a Digital Economy Shunko Rojas & Gustavo Béliz,…
  • Jun 21

    New Issue: International Human Rights Law Review

    New Issue: International Human Rights Law Review
    The latest issue of the International Human Rights Law Review (Vol. 7, no. 1, 2018) is out. Contents include: Manisuli Ssenyonjo, Responding to Human Rights Violations in Africa Judith Wyttenbach, Systemic and Structural Factors Relating to…
Rank this Week: 81

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 406

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: 235

Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1228

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/
  • Jun 22

    Taxes and Voting

    Taxes and Voting
    According to this report, brought to my attention by reader Morris, bills have been introduced in both houses of the Michigan legislature to lower the voting age from 18 to 16. The rationale, as expressed by Michigan state senator David…
  • Jun 20

    A Hidden Tax Question

    A Hidden Tax Question
    Reader Morris alerted me to something of which I was unaware. He began by directing my attention to this story written by the city manager of Milford, Delaware, explaining why he accepted Domino’s Pizza’s offer to provide $5,000…
  • Jun 18

    Should There Be Limits on Tax Credits?

    Should There Be Limits on Tax Credits?
    When I ask if there should be limits on tax credits, I am not referring to dollar or percentage caps that limit the amount of the credit. I am referring to subject matter limitations. The Internal Revenue Code is packed with credits. State…
Rank this Week: 1204

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jun 22

    Preliminary Thoughts on Green, Groia and TWU

    Preliminary Thoughts on Green, Groia and TWU
    In the last thirty years, Law Societies have been parties before the Supreme Court of Canada in thirteen cases according to CanLII[i] [ii]. Four of these cases have been decided in the last fifteen months[iii]. While others will delve more…
  • Jun 20

    From Lexis, “Canada at 150: Building a Free and Democratic Society” and a New “Rule of Law Report”

    From Lexis, “Canada at 150: Building a Free and Democratic Society” and a New “Rule of Law Report”
    Promoting awareness of what is being done and what can be done My former colleague Jay Brecher has drawn my attention to the new Rule of Law Report published by Lexis Nexis. The company has long offered its support for the principle of the…
  • Jun 20

    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. Abramovitz v. Lee, 2018 ONSC…
Rank this Week: 32

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Jun 22

    Where the Elders Are

    Where the Elders Are
    CityLab recently ran a story about populations and particularly, where elders are residing. Mapping America’s Aging Population explains that "Demographers and geographers have watched as this aging cohort transformed the U.S., from…
  • Jun 22

    VA Posts "Annual" Comparative Ratings for Veterans Nursing Homes (but, is that enough?)

    VA Posts "Annual" Comparative Ratings for Veterans Nursing Homes (but, is that enough?)
    A recent press release from Department of Veterans Affairs announced the VA's decision to release "annual" ratings for its nursing homes. From the opening words, the language in the notice is, shall we say, interesting. Today [June…
  • Jun 21

    Boomerang Hospital Admissions and Medicare

    Boomerang Hospital Admissions and Medicare
    Kaiser Health News recently reported on efforts by CMS to crack down on what KHN calls "boomerang" hospital admissions. Medicare Takes Aim At Boomerang Hospitalizations Of Nursing Home Patients focuses on the situation where nursing…
Rank this Week: 419

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

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

    NV: Compulsory Auto Insurance Minimum Limits Increase July 1st

    NV: Compulsory Auto Insurance Minimum Limits Increase July 1st
    On July 1, the compulsory auto insurance minimum limits in Nevada increase from 15/30/10 to 25/50/20. To translate, the new requirements in Nevada are $25,000 per person for bodily injury/$50,000 per accident for bodily injury/$20,000 per…
  • Jun 20

    CA: Duty, Breach, and Black Widow

    CA: Duty, Breach, and Black Widow
    Last Friday, the Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District handed down a ruling in Coyle v. Historic Mission Inn Corp. The short version of the case is that the court, reversing a trial court's grant of summary judgment, held that...
  • Jun 18

    AR: Tort Reform Again on the Ballot

    AR: Tort Reform Again on the Ballot
    After having been struck down by the Arkansas Supreme Court right before it was scheduled for a vote, tort reform is back on the ballot this November: The proposed constitutional amendment would set caps on attorneys' fees and certain…
Rank this Week: 686

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
  • Jun 21

    Tort Litigation against TNCs in the English Court

    Tort Litigation against TNCs in the English Court
    Ekaterina Aristova, a PhD in Law Candidate at the University of Cambridge, has made available on SSRN her article “Tort Litigation against TNCs in the English Courts: The Challenge of Jurisdiction”. Published earlier this month in…
  • Jun 21

    Newcastle University PhD Studentship in Law (including private international law)

    Newcastle University PhD Studentship in Law (including private international law)
    Value of award 100% of UK/EU tuition fees for 3 years and an annual stipend at the UKRI postgraduate rate, currently £14,777. Start date and duration 1 September 2018 for 3 years. Application closing date 12 July 2018. Overview…
  • Jun 21

    Mareva injunctions under Singapore law

    Mareva injunctions under Singapore law
    Whether the Singapore court has the jurisdiction or power to grant a Mareva injunction in aid of foreign court proceedings was recently considered by the Singapore High Court in PT Gunung Madu Plantations v Muhammad Jimmy Goh Mashun [2018]…
Rank this Week: 23