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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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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/
  • Feb 21

    Roiphe & Green on Presidential Control of the Department of Justice

    Roiphe & Green on Presidential Control of the Department of Justice
    Rebecca Roiphe (New York Law School) & Bruce A. Green (Fordham University School of Law) have posted Can the President Control the Department of Justice? (Alabama Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: As the…
  • Feb 21

    Ouellette on "Are We Running Out of Trademarks?" by Beebe & Fromer

    Ouellette on "Are We Running Out of Trademarks?" by Beebe & Fromer
    Lisa Larrimore Ouellette (Stanford Law School) has posted Does Running Out of (Some) Trademarks Matter? (Harvard Law Review, Vol. 131, p. 116, 2018) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Professors Barton Beebe and Jeanne Fromer's empirical tour de…
  • Feb 21

    Siliquini-Cinelli on Lundstedt's "Legal Machinery"

    Siliquini-Cinelli on Lundstedt's "Legal Machinery"
    Luca Siliquini-Cinelli (Liverpool Hope University) has posted Vilhelm Lundstedt's ‘Legal Machinery’ and Apprehending Juristic Practice ((2018) 29(2) Law and Critique Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article aims to…
Rank this Week: 39

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: 828

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Feb 21

    In passing: David Caron (1952-2018)

    In passing: David Caron (1952-2018)
    The sudden news of the passing of my dear friend and colleague, Dr. David Caron, fills me with sad thoughts and happy memories. Years ago, when I was starting out in international law, David – then a chaired professor at Berkeley, the…
  • Feb 16

    Launching the Winter 2018 Issue of the Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on SSRN

    Launching the Winter 2018 Issue of the Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on SSRN
    Elise Ketelaars and Catherine O’Rourke We are delighted to present a new issue of the Ulster University Transitional Justice Institute Research Paper Series on the Social Sciences Research Network. The issue broadly addresses the fields…
  • Feb 15

    On the Job! LSE seeks Professor in Dept. of Gender Studies and Director of the Centre for Women, Peace & Security

    On the Job! LSE seeks Professor in Dept. of Gender Studies and Director of the Centre for Women, Peace & Security
    On the Job! compiles interesting vacancy notices, as follows: ► Applications are welcome for the position of a Professorship in the Department of Gender Studies (0.5 FTE) and a Directorship of the Centre for Women, Peace and…
Rank this Week: 282

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/
  • Feb 21

    Uninformative PGR update

    Uninformative PGR update
    I know that PGR co-editor Christopher Pynes recently asked Wiley-Blackwell about the production schedule; under the terms of the contract, as I understood it, it really should have been on-line by now. I hope it will be on-line imminently.…
  • Feb 21

    Haaretz predicts we are in the final days of Netanyahu's rule

    Haaretz predicts we are in the final days of Netanyahu's rule
    We can only hope, for Israelis and Palestinians, that this is right.
  • Feb 21

    Tenure-track jobs by area advertised in 2017-18

    Tenure-track jobs by area advertised in 2017-18
    Marcus Arvan (Tampa) has put together his annual analysis of the areas in which jobs were advertised this hiring year; particularly striking is the distribution of AOS for the 228 tenure-track jobs that were advertised: Breakdown by AOS -…
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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: 63

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Szto on Chinese American Property Ownership

    Szto on Chinese American Property Ownership
    Mary Szto, Valparaiso University Law School, has posted From Exclusion to Exclusivity: Chinese American Property Ownership and Discrimination in Historical Perspective, which originally appeared in the Journal of Transnational Law and Policy…
  • Feb 20

    Colwell on reclaiming native American culture

    Colwell on reclaiming native American culture
    Chip Colwell, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, has published Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the fight to reclaim Native America's Culture with the University of Chicago Press in its Law and Society series. The book won…
  • Feb 20

    Thomas Responds to Tidmarsh on English Fire Courts and Article III

    Thomas Responds to Tidmarsh on English Fire Courts and Article III
    Suja A. Thomas, University of Illinois College of Law, has posted The Limits of History: The English Fire Courts, Congress, the Seventh Amendment Civil Jury Trial, which appeared in the University of Chicago Law Review Online 83 (2018):…
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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

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 53

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 149

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/
  • Feb 21

    Daniels: What it means for Métis right

    Daniels: What it means for Métis right
    Harry Daniels fought for Metis rights for most of his life. On the right is former Federal Justice Minister, Jean Chretien, Peter Ittinuar, NDP MP for the eastern Arctic (far right) and Harry Daniels, chairman of the Native Council of...
  • Feb 20

    Métis Right

    Métis Right
    Image retreived from http://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/tom-isaac-metis-rights-report-1.3689123. Tansi Nîtôtemtik, As we’ve previously discussed, section 35(1) of the Constitution Act, 1982 recognizes and affirms the “existing aboriginal…
  • Feb 19

    If Louis Riel Was Tried Today...

    If Louis Riel Was Tried Today...
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Today is Louis Riel Day in Manitoba.[1] Celebrated since 2008, this day commemorates the Métis leader, visionary, and advocate for social justice. At a national level, Riel is also remembered on November 16 – the day of…
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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/
  • Feb 21

    Exemption Application Changes: IRS Removes Need to Reapply for Exemption for Some Changes in Legal Form & Revises Application Forms, Fee

    Exemption Application Changes: IRS Removes Need to Reapply for Exemption for Some Changes in Legal Form & Revises Application Forms, Fee
    The IRS has recently made a number of significant changes to the process for applying for recognition of exemption under Internal Revenue Code section 501. Probably the most important is found in Revenue Procedure 2018-15, which provides that…
  • Feb 19

    Nonprofits, Governance, and #MeToo

    Nonprofits, Governance, and #MeToo
    The #MeToo movement has reached several major nonprofit organizations, raising serious accountability and governance questions. For example: According to NPR, the General Counsel and Chief International Officer of the American Red Cross…
  • Feb 18

    Cornering the Art Market?

    Cornering the Art Market?
    On February 6, 2018, Robert Cenedella filed an antitrust class action complaint against the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the New Museum, alleging a…
Rank this Week: 829

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Feb 21

    Saipan Governor: "I Didn't Lie" About Unpaid Worker

    Saipan Governor: "I Didn't Lie" About Unpaid Worker
    But representatives of workers don't buy it. Thanks again to Aaron Halegua for the latest. rb
  • Feb 21

    Schneider on Negotiating While Female

    Schneider on Negotiating While Female
    Andrea Schneider (Marquette) busts some myths about women negotiating salaries in her new article (SMU L. Rev.), just posted on SSRN, Negotiating While Female. Here's the abstract: Why are women paid less than men? Prevailing ethos…
  • Feb 21

    Southampton Law Looking for LEL Ph.D. Folk

    Southampton Law Looking for LEL Ph.D. Folk
    Southampton Law School (southeast of London is searching for two positions: Pay transparency & gender pay differences: devising an effective regulatory framework -closing date: 28/02/2018. Addressing the impact of new forms of work on…
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 21

    What Happens to Cryptocurrencies When You Die?

    What Happens to Cryptocurrencies When You Die?
    Blockchain removes intermediaries from transactions. For the most part that’s a good thing – but it can also have unintended consequences. For example, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin flow between people much like paper money would…
  • Feb 21

    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. Zheng v Your New Car Calgary…
  • Feb 20

    An Ethical Jury? Reflections on the Acquittal of Gerald Stanley for the Murder/Manslaughter of Colten Boushie

    An Ethical Jury? Reflections on the Acquittal of Gerald Stanley for the Murder/Manslaughter of Colten Boushie
    We understand the ethical duties of lawyers and judges in a criminal trial – what they ought to do, what their office requires of them. Sure, we argue about the details (e.g., me on prosecutors), but in general we know what defence…
Rank this Week: 341

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    Call for Papers: New Perspectives in International Legal Theory

    Call for Papers: New Perspectives in International Legal Theory
    The American Society of International Law’s International Legal Theory Interest Group has issued a call for papers for a roundtable on “New Perspectives in International Legal Theory,” to be held during the Interest Group's…
  • Feb 21

    Call for Papers: Complicity and Exclusion from Asylum

    Call for Papers: Complicity and Exclusion from Asylum
    A call for papers has been issued for a workshop on "Complicity and Exclusion from Asylum." Sponsored by the Refugee Law Initiative, the workshop will be held at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law on June 29, 2018. The call is here.
  • Feb 20

    New Issue: Trade, Law and Development

    New Issue: Trade, Law and Development
    The latest issue of Trade, Law and Development (Vol. 9, no. 2, Winter 2017) is out. Contents include:ArticlesRoy Santana, 70th Anniversary of the GATT: Stalin, The Marshall Plan, and the Provisional Application pf The GATT 1947 Yong-Shik…
Rank this Week: 144

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/
  • Feb 21

    Today's Columns on Gun

    Today's Columns on Gun
    Amy Barnhorst in the New York Times: "The Mental Health System Can't Stop Mass Shooters" Saul Cornell in The Conversation: "Five Types of Gun Laws the Founding Fathers Loved" Steven Lubet in the Chicago Tribune: "What…
  • Feb 20

    Ben Windham

    Ben Windham
    I'm very sorry to hear that long-time Tuscaloosa News columnist Ben Windham has passed away at age 68. Ben was a real treasure for this southern university town. I thought from the moment I first get to know him, which...
  • Feb 20

    Howard University Law Teaching Fellowship

    Howard University Law Teaching Fellowship
    Howard University School of Law’s Thurgood Marshall Center for Civil Rights offers 2 Fellowships to support the research and professional development of candidates pursuing a career in law teaching. Launching in 2018, the Thurgood Marshall…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Feb 21

    Deep Fakes: A Looming Crisis for National Security, Democracy and Privacy?

    Deep Fakes: A Looming Crisis for National Security, Democracy and Privacy?
    “We are truly fucked.” That was Motherboard’s spot-on reaction to deep fake sex videos (realistic-looking videos that swap a person’s face into sex scenes actually involving other people). And that sleazy application…
  • Feb 21

    Trump's Military Parade: Pennsylvania Avenue is Not Red Square

    Trump's Military Parade: Pennsylvania Avenue is Not Red Square
    On Feb. 6, the Washington Post reported that President Trump has instructed the Defense Department to plan a large military parade in Washington on a major holiday. Presumably, the president would attend and review the troops. The…
  • Feb 21

    Lebanon’s Election: Potential Departures from the Status Quo

    Lebanon’s Election: Potential Departures from the Status Quo
    Lebanon, for once, looks relatively secure. To the south, a brewing corruption scandal threatens to upend Israel’s political establishment; to the north, the abattoir of Syria’s hijacked revolution grinds on. Despite a tense few…
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Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 687

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Feb 21

    International Human Rights Clinical Fellowship at Yale Law School

    International Human Rights Clinical Fellowship at Yale Law School
    From the announcement for Yale Law School's Robert M. Cover - Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinical Fellowship: The Cover-Lowenstein Fellowship is a two-year position designed for lawyers with international human rights or…
  • Feb 20

    Nash on National Personal Jurisdiction

    Nash on National Personal Jurisdiction
    Jonathan Remy Nash (Emory) has posted National Personal Jurisdiction to SSRN. Personal jurisdiction has always constrained plaintiffs’ access to courts; recent Supreme Court decisions impose even more severe limits, especially in suits…
  • Feb 9

    Levy on Epps & Ortman on a SCOTUS Lottery Docket

    Levy on Epps & Ortman on a SCOTUS Lottery Docket
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Marin Levy’s essay, Redesigning the Cert Process. Marin reviews a forthcoming article by Dan Epps and Will Ortman, The Lottery Docket, 116 Mich. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018).
Rank this Week: 401

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
Rank this Week: 1284

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/
  • Feb 21

    Eligible To Seek Reinstatement

    Eligible To Seek Reinstatement
    A 2 1/2 year suspension - making the attorney eligible to seek reinstatement - has been imposed by the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department for tax crimes. On April 14, 2014, respondent was convicted, upon his...
  • Feb 21

    Unanswered Question

    Unanswered Question
    The Georgia Supreme Court rejected a petition for voluntary discipline The underlying grievance was filed by an attorney who represented Grady Hospital in lien collections, after he discovered that Braziel’s office submitted a fabricated…
  • Feb 20

    Conduct (Not) Prejudicial

    Conduct (Not) Prejudicial
    The Utah Supreme Court affirmed the dismissal of bar charges against a former ALJ This is an appeal in an attorney discipline proceeding involving Richard LaJeunesse. LaJeunesse has been licensed to practice law in Utah since 1996. From 2001…
Rank this Week: 90

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Rev. Billy Graham Dies At Age 99

    Rev. Billy Graham Dies At Age 99
    The New York Times chronicling his life, reports this morning:The Rev. Billy Graham, a North Carolina farmer’s son who preached to millions in stadium events he called crusades, becoming a pastor to presidents and the…
  • Feb 21

    Suit Challenges Ban On Lesbian Foster Parents In Federally Funded Refugee Program

    Suit Challenges Ban On Lesbian Foster Parents In Federally Funded Refugee Program
    A lawsuit was filed yesterday against the federal government and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops challenging discrimination against same-sex couples in administration of the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor Program and the Unaccompanied…
  • Feb 21

    Injunction Against Serving As Temple Director Upheld

    Injunction Against Serving As Temple Director Upheld
    In Sikh Temple Turlock, California v. Chahal, (CA App, Feb 20, 2018), a California state appeals court upheld the trial court's resolution of a governance dispute between two factions in a Sikh Temple.  As described by the…
Rank this Week: 85

Education Law Prof Blog

Education Law Prof Blog

Edited by Derek W. Black and LaJuana Davis.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/
Rank this Week: 312

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/
  • Feb 21

    Choi et al. on Too Big to Jail

    Choi et al. on Too Big to Jail
    Hansoo Choi, Changmin Lee and Hyoung Goo Kang (KIPF (Korea Institute of Public Finance), Hanyang University - School of Business and Hanyang University) have posted What Constitutes Too-Big-To-Jail? on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper…
  • Feb 20

    "Russia indictments lay the foundation for broader conspiracy charges, says former FBI special counsel"

    "Russia indictments lay the foundation for broader conspiracy charges, says former FBI special counsel"
    The piece is at PBS.org. In part: This indictment is a foundational indictment. It establishes the bedrock foundation of this conspiracy charge on which the special counsel can now build a broader case. And I think there’s every reason…
  • Feb 20

    Kotiswaran on Sex Workers and India's Rape Law Reform

    Kotiswaran on Sex Workers and India's Rape Law Reform
    Prabha Kotiswaran (King's College London – The Dickson Poon School of Law) has posted Governance Feminism's Others: Sex Workers and India's Rape Law Reforms (Introduction) (Governance Feminism: Notes from the Field, eds. Janet Halley,…
Rank this Week: 208

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/
Rank this Week: 9

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/
  • Feb 21

    Making Life Difficult for Taxpayers: Another Congressional “Accomplishment”

    Making Life Difficult for Taxpayers: Another Congressional “Accomplishment”
    Friday a week ago the legislation to keep the federal government operating became law. But that legislation did much more. Among other things, it restored some tax deductions and credits that had expired more than a year ago. What does this…
  • Feb 19

    One Man Who Made A Difference in the Tax World

    One Man Who Made A Difference in the Tax World
    Last week I learned of the passing of Leonard L. Silverstein. I had the good fortune to have known Leonard for many years. In 1983, when I returned to teach at Villanova, one of my colleagues, then writing for what was then BNA Tax…
  • Feb 16

    How to Pay for a $1.7 Trillion Tax Cut

    How to Pay for a $1.7 Trillion Tax Cut
    The tax legislation enacted in December of last year adds roughly $1.7 Trillion to the national debt. Even some opponents of increasing the national debt voted for the legislation. Most of the revenue lost on account of the legislation comes…
Rank this Week: 1693

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
Rank this Week: 133

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Feb 21

    Legal Father Can't Set Aside Paternity

    Legal Father Can't Set Aside Paternity
    From The Indiana Lawyer: A legal father seeking to set aside paternity of his two non-biological children has lost his appeal to the Indiana Court of Appeals, which found the father failed to meet the legal requirements for paternity…
  • Feb 21

    Cryptocurrency Fortunes in Divorce

    Cryptocurrency Fortunes in Divorce
    From Business Insider: A UK law firm is advising on three divorce cases involving cryptocurrencies. UK law firm Royds Withy King said on Wednesday that it is working on three cases where "spouses are seeking the disclosure and a…
  • Feb 20

    Ethiopia Bans Foreign Adoption

    Ethiopia Bans Foreign Adoption
    From CNN: Ethiopia has banned the adoption of Ethiopian children by foreign families, according to the country's state-run News Agency ENA, citing concerns over abuse. Ethiopian officials previously suspended adoptions back in November, but…
Rank this Week: 475

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Feb 21

    Antitrust Merger Review Costs and Acquirer Lobbying

    Antitrust Merger Review Costs and Acquirer Lobbying
    Jana P. Fidrmuc, Warwick Business School - Finance Group, Peter Roosenboom, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University; Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), and Eden Quxian Zhang, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) -…
  • Feb 21

    GCR LIVE IP, ANTITRUST & INNOVATION TUESDAY, 13 MARCH 2018

    GCR LIVE IP, ANTITRUST & INNOVATION TUESDAY, 13 MARCH 2018
    GCR LIVE IP, ANTITRUST & INNOVATION Tuesday, 13 March 2018, Hotel Amigo, Brussels Global Competition Review is delighted to present this one-day conference, looking at key developments from the last year.
  • Feb 21

    International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Bar Association (IBA) - 20 March 2018 Pre-ICN Forum

    International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Bar Association (IBA) - 20 March 2018 Pre-ICN Forum
    ICC COMMISSION ON COMPETITION in cooperation with ICC India REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Join the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Bar Association (IBA) on 20 March in New Delhi for the 2018 Pre-ICN Forum to address…
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Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Feb 21

    Federalist 46 and the Second Amendment

    Federalist 46 and the Second Amendment
    by Michael DorfThis week, my seminar students and I read Federalist Nos. 36-47. After a month of mostly Hamilton, it was interesting to shift gears and hear from Madison. In light of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last week, it was…
  • Feb 20

    Why Shouldn't a Lawyer Be Allowed to Pay a Client's Bills? Reflections on Michael Cohen, Donald Trump, and Stormy Daniel

    Why Shouldn't a Lawyer Be Allowed to Pay a Client's Bills? Reflections on Michael Cohen, Donald Trump, and Stormy Daniel
    by Michael DorfDonald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen claims that he paid Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels, $130,000 out of his own pocket in exchange for her keeping quiet about her alleged adulterous liaison with Trump. As discussed…
  • Feb 19

    What One Impassioned Military Veteran Says About Gun

    What One Impassioned Military Veteran Says About Gun
    by Neil H. BuchananIt is time for another go-round regarding gun violence in the United States.  A few short months ago, the world was shocked by the carnage in Las Vegas and then Sutherland Springs, Texas.  We briefly became…
Rank this Week: 503

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • Feb 21

    It’s now easier for trans people to update birth certificates in Russia than in many U.S. state

    It’s now easier for trans people to update birth certificates in Russia than in many U.S. state
    ThinkProgress (Jan. 25, 2018): It’s now easier for trans people to update birth certificates in Russia than in many U.S. states, by Zack Ford: Last month, Russia established new procedures to allow transgender persons to obtain…
  • Feb 16

    Young Women Alarmed by Falling Fertility Rate

    Young Women Alarmed by Falling Fertility Rate
    New York Times (Feb. 13, 2018): American Fertility Is Falling Short of What Women Want, by Lyman Stone: Fertility rates in the United States have fallen below the replacement rate, and are beginning to diverge substantially from what women…
  • Feb 15

    Maine’s Top Court Considers State Abortion Funding

    Maine’s Top Court Considers State Abortion Funding
    (Feb. 5, 2018) Maine's high court to decide if state, through MaineCare, must pay for abortions, by Eric Russell: The Maine Supreme Court earlier this month agreed to take up a case filed by the ACLU of Maine in November...
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TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 52

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/
  • Feb 21

    Have you heard about that "micro-teaching" thang?

    Have you heard about that "micro-teaching" thang?
    The title of this article from the Business Insider, There's No Such Thing as 'Visual' or 'Auditory" Learners, does a pretty good job of summarizing for a popular audience the research that many readers of this blog likely already…
  • Feb 20

    Understanding and Overcoming Cognitive Biases For Lawyers And Law Students: Table of Content

    Understanding and Overcoming Cognitive Biases For Lawyers And Law Students: Table of Content
    Here is the table of contents to my book Understanding and Overcoming Cognitive Biases For Lawyers And Law Students: Becoming a Better Lawyer Through Cognitive Science. Table of Contents Preface v 1. An Introduction to Cognitive Biases 1 2.…
  • Feb 19

    New Gallup poll finds few law school grads think their degree prepared them well

    New Gallup poll finds few law school grads think their degree prepared them well
    A new Gallup poll that surveyed law school and business school grads found that the vast majority (80% in the case of JD holders who were surveyed) thought their schooling prepared them well for life after grad school. And most...
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Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Feb 20

    Mass Shootings and the Supreme Court

    Mass Shootings and the Supreme Court
    Cornell University law professor Michael C. Dorf describes the underappreciated role of the US Supreme Court in shaping public opinion and discussion of gun regulations. Specifically, Dorf explains that the Court's seminal decisions in…
  • Feb 19

    Red Lines and Chlorine Weapon Use in Syria

    Red Lines and Chlorine Weapon Use in Syria
    Illinois Law professor Lesley Wexler analyzes the Trump administration's position with respect to Syria and its use of chemical weapons. Wexler considers whether France or the US would actually follow through on their promises to use military…
  • Feb 15

    Trump’s Base: Broadly Speaking, Who Are They?

    Trump’s Base: Broadly Speaking, Who Are They?
    John W. Dean, former counsel to President Richard Nixon, continues his series of columns discussing Donald Trump's base-the persistent 24 percent of people who voted for him or who have spoken approvingly of him to pollsters. Though Dean…
Rank this Week: 384

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.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Feb 20

    FAN 178.1 (First Amendment News) Stanton Foundation — $$$ Funder of First Amendment Cause

    FAN 178.1 (First Amendment News) Stanton Foundation — $$$ Funder of First Amendment Cause
    When it comes to funding First Amendment causes, few foundations can rival the recent outlays of the Stanton Foundation (a later post will highlight the philanthropic work of Knight Foundation). In a future post, I welcome the chance to…
  • Feb 20

    West Ford

    West Ford
    I’ve posted previously about West Ford, a slave owned by Bushrod Washington’s mother who may have been fathered by the Justice. (Bushrod gave him over 100 acres of land in his will.) The descendants of West Ford argue that he may…
  • Feb 18

    The Fatalism of the Multitude

    The Fatalism of the Multitude
    I recently read James Bryce’s The American Commonwealth for the first time. Bryce was British and, in the style of Alexis de Tocqueville, wrote a book in the late 19th century about his visits to America. One of Bryce’s…
Rank this Week: 72

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Feb 20

    Don’t Laugh — Millennial Leader Serious About Easing Political Polarization

    Don’t Laugh — Millennial Leader Serious About Easing Political Polarization
    You didn’t need to go further than the opening moments of the “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program in the Lubar Center at Eckstein Hall on Tuesday to grasp the challenge his guest for the day has taken on. Gousha was…
  • Feb 20

    The Hurricanes Versus The Hurricane

    The Hurricanes Versus The Hurricane
    What does September of 2017 mean to me? In September of 2017, I had completed the first month of my law school experience. I had moved from Miami, Florida to the city of Milwaukee. I still had in the back of my mind my recent summer time…
  • Feb 19

    Congratulations to Marquette’s Spong Tournament Team

    Congratulations to Marquette’s Spong Tournament Team
    This weekend 3ls Meredith Donaldson and Ben Lucareli competed in the 47th William B. Spong, Jr. Invitational Moot Court Tournament at William and Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia.  The team advanced to the quarterfinals…
Rank this Week: 559

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Feb 20

    California CivicSpark program seeking application

    California CivicSpark program seeking application
    Presented by the Local Government Commission Become A CivicSpark Partner! CivicSpark, a Governor's Initiative AmeriCorps program, is now accepting project applications for the 2018-19 Service Year! The program is offering three thematic…
  • Feb 19

    John Nolon on Contemporary Issues in Teaching Land Use: Question 7: How Do You Teach the Contract Transformation in Land Use Regulation?

    John Nolon on Contemporary Issues in Teaching Land Use: Question 7: How Do You Teach the Contract Transformation in Land Use Regulation?
    [While updating the recently released ninth edition to the casebook Land Use and Sustainable Development Law, the four co-authors engaged in numerous spirited discussions about teaching land use. We wanted to open this discussion to others to…
  • Feb 16

    35th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition

    35th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition
    From Alan Weinstein: The Planning & Law Division of the American Planning Association announces its 35th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition. The Competition, which honors the memory of three leading figures in…
Rank this Week: 315

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Feb 20

    I have a new car and I am so bo

    I have a new car and I am so bo
    I am so cool. I am driving a new car. I prowl about encased in brand new, ivory colored leather. I cast my gaze through tinted glass. I try to figure out why my Sirius radio sounds like a band...
  • Feb 20

    After FL School Shooting, Is The Second Amendment Worth Dying For?

    After FL School Shooting, Is The Second Amendment Worth Dying For?
    The point is that Stephens plainly states what most liberals are unwilling to admit: if we really want to stop gun violence in America, we’re going to have to make fundamental changes to our constitutional order so that the…
  • Feb 20

    IRS Policy Targets U.S. Passports: Congress Should Reverse It | National Review

    IRS Policy Targets U.S. Passports: Congress Should Reverse It | National Review
    The U.S. government is building the world’s largest debtors’ prison: the United States. Beginning this month, the Internal Revenue Service will begin denying passports to some American citizens with unpaid taxes and, in some…
Rank this Week: 170

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
Rank this Week: 240

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    Meldonium and the Olympic Game

    Meldonium and the Olympic Game
    The curling world was shocked to learn that the husband of the Russian married team of Krusheinitsky and Bryzgalva tested positive for the banned substance Meldonium at the Olympics. When PEDs invade a sport in which the most strenuous…
  • Feb 19

    Harvard Law School: 2018 Sports Law Symposium

    Harvard Law School: 2018 Sports Law Symposium
    Harvard Law School will be holding their 2018 Sports Law Symposium on Monday, February 26. With terrific speakers, including two of our own, it's an event that is worth attending if you are able.11:00 am: Fireside chat with NBPA Executive…
  • Feb 9

    Former Linebacker Tests Application of…

    Former Linebacker Tests Application of Disability Laws to NFL WorkplaceThe NFL is an extraordinary workplace – players face risks and earn incomes far beyond the imagination of many Americans.  Nevertheless, it is a workplace…
Rank this Week: 471

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/
  • Feb 20

    Sponsored Post: How to teach international law

    Sponsored Post: How to teach international law
    The following post is by Jens David Ohlin, Vice Dean and Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. It is sponsored by West Academic. There are multiple approaches to teaching international law. One option is to stick with the doctrine and get…
  • Feb 20

    2018 Research Scholar Position, Columbia Law and Economics of Capital Markets Program

    2018 Research Scholar Position, Columbia Law and Economics of Capital Markets Program
    The Columbia Law School/Columbia Business School Program in the Law and Economics of Capital Markets is seeking a full time Capital Markets Research Fellow. The appointment will run from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020. This position is…
  • Feb 17

    Commercial Book Proposals & Agent

    Commercial Book Proposals & Agent
    There are thousands of web pages and books out there about writing commercial book proposals. In my opinion, the best web source for writing commercial non-fiction like most law professors might is this one. And the best book I read on the…
Rank this Week: 179

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Feb 20

    Court Declines to Review California's Ten-Day Waiting Period for Gun Purchase

    Court Declines to Review California's Ten-Day Waiting Period for Gun Purchase
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The Supreme Court today denied certiorari in Silvester v. Becerra, the Ninth Circuit ruling upholding California's ten-day waiting period for gun purchases against a Second Amendment challenge. The…
  • Feb 20

    Check it Out: Katyal and Starr on Protecting Mueller

    Check it Out: Katyal and Starr on Protecting Mueller
    Check out Neal Katyal and Kenneth Starr's piece in the NYT on A Better Way to Protect Mueller. They argue that instead of Congress acting to protect the special counsel, DOJ should do what Robert Bork did in Watergate--that is,...
  • Feb 16

    Check it Out: Epps on Volokh and Baude, on Abood

    Check it Out: Epps on Volokh and Baude, on Abood
    Check out Garrett Epps's piece in The Atlantic reviewing Eugene Volokh and William Baude's amicus brief in Janus, the case testing whether fair-share fees for public-sector unions violate the First Amendment. We last posted on the case here.…
Rank this Week: 311

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Feb 20

    Van Der Zwaan Plea and Statement of the Offense

    Van Der Zwaan Plea and Statement of the Offense
    Hey, if the Office of Special Counsel can't decide the proper capitalization of his name, don't expect me to. Here are the Van Der Zwaan Plea Agreement and the Van Der Zwaan Statement of the Offense. (wisenberg)
  • Feb 20

    Mueller Strikes Again

    Mueller Strikes Again
    Special Counsel Mueller's office has charged Alex Van Der Zwann, apparently a former Skadden associate, with violating 18 U.S.C. Section 1001, for lying to FBI Special Agents about his conversations with Richard Gates and an unnamed…
  • Feb 18

    Mueller's Investigation & Recent Russian Indictment

    Mueller's Investigation & Recent Russian Indictment
    The speaking indictments of this past week provide a clear trail to Russian individuals and entities allegedly interfering in the 2016 Presidential election. The choice of charges, which include conspiracy to defraud, are no surprise. An…
Rank this Week: 501

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/
  • Feb 20

    Pozen Center for Human Rights Seeks Director of HR Practice

    Pozen Center for Human Rights Seeks Director of HR Practice
    The Pozen Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago is seeking a director for Human Rights Practice. The position is a three year one. The director is expected to led graduate and undergraduate students in developing solutions…
  • Feb 19

    Women's Right to Choose: Hijab

    Women's Right to Choose: Hijab
    Macy's announced its decision to sell hijab. Hijab are just one product in the Verona line, which is intended to offer modest clothing with Muslim women as the primary target consumers. The decision is not without controversy. The usual…
  • Feb 18

    New Human Rights Arts Festival

    New Human Rights Arts Festival
    The Red Mountain Theater Company announced its first festival devoted to human rights themes. The Birmingham based company has several new plays devoted to developing understanding an empathy for those whose experiences are unlike our own.…
Rank this Week: 746

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Feb 20

    People’s Pre-Bankruptcy Struggles -- New Paper from the Consumer Bankruptcy Project

    People’s Pre-Bankruptcy Struggles -- New Paper from the Consumer Bankruptcy Project
    The current Consumer Bankruptcy Project (CBP)’s co-investigators (myself, Slipster Bob Lawless, and past Slipsters Katie Porter & Debb Thorne) just posted to SSRN our new article (forthcoming in Notre Dame Law Review), Life in the…
  • Feb 16

    Other (Non-Religious) Non-Profit Organizations Also File Bankruptcy

    Other (Non-Religious) Non-Profit Organizations Also File Bankruptcy
    Yesterday I posted about the number of religious organizations that filed chapter 11 between 2006 and 2017, and how their filings track fluctuations in consumer bankruptcy filings during those years. Non-religious non-profit organizations…
  • Feb 15

    Churches Are Still Filing Bankruptcy

    Churches Are Still Filing Bankruptcy
    Not only are religious organizations still filing under chapter 11. As in prior years, they continue to file under chapter 11 in line with fluctuations in consumer bankruptcy filings. Find a couple graphs below to show this. But first,…
Rank this Week: 138