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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

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 6

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Sep 22

    [Ryan Muldoon] Reasons to tolerate

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

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

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

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

    [Fabian Wendt] Libertarian property rights and the Lockean sufficiency proviso
    John Locke’s Second Treatise of Government (1689) contains a defense of private property that makes use of the idea of labor-mixing. In §27, Locke writes: ‘[…] for this labour being the unquestionable property of the…
Rank this Week: 8

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

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

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

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

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

    Newman on Use-Privileges & the Nature of Property

    Newman on Use-Privileges & the Nature of Property
    Christopher M. Newman (George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty) has posted Using Things, Defining Property (Property Theory, James Penner & Michael Otsuka, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2018 Forthcoming) on SSRN.…
  • Sep 22

    Lund on the Second Amendment & the Roberts Court

    Lund on the Second Amendment & the Roberts Court
    Nelson Lund (George Mason University School of Law) has posted The Right to Keep and Bear Arms in the Roberts Court (American Federalism and Public Policy, Christopher P. Banks, ed., Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Like everything…
Rank this Week: 10

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 13

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    Apple and Microsoft Protect Workers Facing Loss of DACA

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

    2017 Bracero History Summit

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

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

    Breaking news: Trump administration to replace travel ban with country-specific restriction
    CNN reports that the Trump administration will unveil more tailored restrictions on travelers from certain countries as a replacement to the controversial travel ban, according to a senior administration official. The new restrictions will…
Rank this Week: 14

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

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/
  • Sep 12

    Seiner's New Book On SCOTUS LEL

    Seiner's New Book On SCOTUS LEL
    A huge congratulations to Joe Seiner (South Carolina) on the publication this week by Cambridge University Press of his book The Supreme Court's New Workplace: Procedural Rulings and Substantive Worker Rights in the United States. Here's the…
  • Sep 12

    Zelinsky on ERISA Preemption

    Zelinsky on ERISA Preemption
    Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo) has just published, at 34 Hoifstra JLEL 301 (2017), ERISA Preemption After Gobielle v. Liberty Mutual: Completing the Retrenchment of Shaw. Here's the take-away: There were other courses which the Gobeille Court…
  • Sep 11

    Briefing Paper on Mexican Labour Reform

    Briefing Paper on Mexican Labour Reform
    Thanks to Tequila Brooks for passing along this information on recent labor reforms to Mexico's Constitution: Canadian NGO Maquiladora Solidarity Network has published a great briefing Briefing Paper on recent labor reforms to Mexico's…
Rank this Week: 18

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 19

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

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

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

    Estate Tax Exemption Projected to Top $11 Million Per Couple in 2018
    The estate and gift tax exemption limits for 2018 are expected to increase to $5.6 million from the $5.49 million threshold in 2017. If this were the case, it would mean that couples would be able to leave over $11...
  • Sep 22

    Bobbi Kristina's Estate Joins Bobby Brown in Suing Over Biopic

    Bobbi Kristina's Estate Joins Bobby Brown in Suing Over Biopic
    Bobbi Kristina’s estate has paired up with Bobby Brown to prevent TV One from releasing a show about Kristina’s life. The estate is arguing that the release would be a violation of Kristina’s right to privacy, despite her passing in...
  • Sep 21

    Police Hunt for Thief Seen on Camera Taking Dead Man's Clothes at Funeral Home

    Police Hunt for Thief Seen on Camera Taking Dead Man's Clothes at Funeral Home
    Police in Leitchfield, Kentucky are currently searching for a man who broke into a funeral home and stole a dead man’s clothes and the jewels from his casket. The man broke in through the front door of the funeral home...
Rank this Week: 20

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    Lawsuit Challenges Adoption Agencies' Refusal To Place Children With Same-Sex Couple

    Lawsuit Challenges Adoption Agencies' Refusal To Place Children With Same-Sex Couple
    Today two same-sex couples and a Michigan taxpayer filed suit in a Michigan federal district court challenging the state's practice of contracting out foster-care and adoptive placement to social service agencies that apply religious criteria…
  • Sep 20

    Michigan Civil Rights Commission Stymied In Effort To Issue Interpretive Opinion On Law's Coverage

    Michigan Civil Rights Commission Stymied In Effort To Issue Interpretive Opinion On Law's Coverage
    In June, Equality Michigan wrote the Michigan Civil Rights Commission asking it to issue an interpretative statement finding that the ban on sex discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations in Michigan’s…
  • Sep 20

    7 U.S. Senators Write Netanyahu Over Jewish Pluralism In Israel

    7 U.S. Senators Write Netanyahu Over Jewish Pluralism In Israel
    As reported by JTA, on Monday seven U.S. senators (all of them Jewish) sent a letter (full text) to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressing concern over Israeli governmental recognition of Orthodox Judaism over the more liberal…
Rank this Week: 21

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

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

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

    Tocqueville and judicial departmentalism

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

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

    Some misguided defenses of Sen. Feinstein's questioning of judicial nominee
    Cross-posted from Mirror of Justice, and (sort of) following up on Paul's post . . . During the last few weeks, a number of (very) prominent scholars and academic figures -- Fr. John Jenkins, Chris Eisgruber, William Galston, Lawrence Tribe,…
  • Sep 20

    Modal Activism

    Modal Activism
    Judicial “activism” is, of course, a bad thing—or at least the phrase is usually used to try to discredit a particular judge or decision. Over the last 40 years or so—roughly coinciding with the rise of contemporary originalist…
Rank this Week: 23

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 22

    Planning for Succession: Part Two

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

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

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

    Canadian IT Law Association Annual Conference

    Canadian IT Law Association Annual Conference
    I just signed up to attend the fall IT-Can conference, and thought the conference was worth mentioning. It is a consistent high quality conference for lawyers practicing in the IT/IP fields, and for others such as CIO’s. Topics this…
Rank this Week: 27

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 21

    Best News Story of the Week?

    Best News Story of the Week?
    Parrot mimics owner to make purchases using Amazon Echo The post Best News Story of the Week? appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Sep 20

    It’s That Bad

    It’s That Bad
    You know things are bad when a foreign head of state, even a former one, is mocking you like this: Then again, we already knew it was that bad. The post It’s That Bad appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Sep 17

    I Hate Rerun

    I Hate Rerun
    I almost never watch a movie twice (except of course Groundhog Day). I generally hate re-runs. And so far this Maria show looks like an Irma rerun: The post I Hate Reruns appeared first on Discourse.net.
Rank this Week: 31

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

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

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 34

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
  • Sep 21

    Call for Papers: Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat

    Call for Papers: Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat
    Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy is pleased to announce the Second Annual Regional Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat, which will be held on February 9, 2018, at Seton Hall Law School in…
  • Sep 20

    FAN 162 (First Amendment News) Online First Amendment Encyclopedia Launched

    FAN 162 (First Amendment News) Online First Amendment Encyclopedia Launched
    Given our increasingly polarized society, it’s important to remember what should unite us: respect for freedom of speech, press, religion, and the right to assemble and petition. — Ken Paulson (Sept. 14, 2017) It’s online…
  • Sep 20

    Event at the National Constitution Center

    Event at the National Constitution Center
    I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be giving a talk on my book about the Bill of Rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The talk will be part of the Center’s Bill of Rights Day Symposium on December 15th.…
Rank this Week: 35

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 20

    Fox Fights Back Against Defamation Lawsuit Brought Over Seth Rich Story

    Fox Fights Back Against Defamation Lawsuit Brought Over Seth Rich Story
    From NPR: Fox News is trying to derail a defamation lawsuit filed by Rod Wheeler, who alleges that the network has attributed statements to him in an article regarding a story about the death of Seth Rich in order to...
  • Sep 18

    Sobel on Artificial Intelligence's Fair Use Crisis @BKCHarvard

    Sobel on Artificial Intelligence's Fair Use Crisis @BKCHarvard
    Benjamin L. W. Sobel, Harvard University Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, is publishing Artificial Intelligence's Fair Use Crisis in the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts. Here is the abstract. As automation supplants…
  • Sep 18

    Langvardt on Regulating Online Content Moderation @DetroitMercyLaw

    Langvardt on Regulating Online Content Moderation @DetroitMercyLaw
    Kyle Langvardt, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, is publishing Regulating Online Content Moderation in volume 106 of the Georgetown Law Journal (2018). Here is the abstract. The Supreme Court held in 2017 that “the vast democratic…
Rank this Week: 36

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Sep 17

    Work On! ICTY/MICT Open Day & iCourts Programme

    Work On! ICTY/MICT Open Day & iCourts Programme
    Work On! is an occasional item about workshops, roundtables, and other fora that do not necessarily include publication: ► The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) would like to invite all interested parties…
  • Sep 17

    Write On! Univ. Loyola Andalucia

    Write On! Univ. Loyola Andalucia
    This installment of Write On!, our periodic compilation of calls for papers, includes calls to present at the University Loyola Andalucia, as follows: ► The University Loyola Andalucia is hosting the Conference “60…
  • Sep 11

    Law of Peace(making) and Transforming Children’s Invisibility

    Law of Peace(making) and Transforming Children’s Invisibility
    Courtesy of the Blog of the Groningen Journal of International Law (August 22, 2017). The law of international human rights came into being through an international peacemaking process, in particular the successive processes that gave…
Rank this Week: 37

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    Common Cause Is Wrong about Justice Gorsuch and the Trump Hotel

    Common Cause Is Wrong about Justice Gorsuch and the Trump Hotel
    In an open letter to Justice Neil Gorsuch, Common Cause has become the most recent organization to call on him to cancel his forthcoming appearance at the Trump International Hotel, arguing that his scheduled address to The Fund for…
  • Aug 21

    Justice Gorsuch at the Trump Hotel

    Justice Gorsuch at the Trump Hotel
    Writing in the Washington Post, Elizabeth Wydra argues forcefully that Justice Neil Gorsuch has betrayed his promise of impartiality because he plans to address a conservative group, The Fund for American Studies, in a luncheon at the Trump…
  • Aug 16

    An Unanswered Question from Charlottesville

    An Unanswered Question from Charlottesville
    As posed by me on CNN.com. Here are the first few paragraphs: How much longer can decent people serve in Trump's cabinet? President Donald Trump was not standing alone on the podium when he informed the world that some participants...
Rank this Week: 38

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 41

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/
  • Sep 21

    Mission Creep for Mueller? What Mission Creep? His Charter is Boundless.

    Mission Creep for Mueller? What Mission Creep? His Charter is Boundless.
    I was on Tucker Carlson's show Tuesday night and he asked me whether Bob Mueller was guilty of "mission creep on a grand scale" by investigating "financial dealings going back some years." Presumably this was a reference…
  • Sep 16

    DOJ Considering Changes to Yates Memo

    DOJ Considering Changes to Yates Memo
    According to Reuters, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Thursday that there may be changes to the Yates Memo "in the near future." As discussed at length on this blog (see here, here, here, and here; see also here...
  • Aug 25

    Second Circuit Chills Joint Defense Communications in U.S. v. Krug.

    Second Circuit Chills Joint Defense Communications in U.S. v. Krug.
    In a remarkable opinion issued last Friday in United States v. Krug, the Second Circuit ruled that a courthouse hallway conversation between two co-defendants covered by the same Joint Defense Agreement, and overheard by a third covered…
Rank this Week: 44

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

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

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

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

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

    New Issue: International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law

    New Issue: International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law
    The latest issue of the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (Vol. 32, no. 3, 2017) is out. Contents include: Robin Churchill, Dispute Settlement in the Law of the Sea: Survey for 2015, Part II and 2016 Michael W. Lodge; Kathleen…
Rank this Week: 45

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: 48

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

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

    Miller on Reciprocal Immunity

    Miller on Reciprocal Immunity
    Colin Miller (University of South Carolina School of Law) has posted Reciprocal Immunity on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A defendant is charged with using extortionate means to collect a loan. Two brothers give statements to the FBI. One…
  • Sep 22

    "Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations"

    "Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations"
    From The New York Times: The rules, a sharp break from the Obama administration’s directives, will now permit colleges and universities to raise their evidence requirements to a “clear and convincing standard” of proof. The Obama…
  • Sep 22

    Holden on Gambling and Virtual Currencie

    Holden on Gambling and Virtual Currencie
    John T. Holden (Florida State University) has posted Trifling and Gambling with Virtual Money (UCLA Entertainment Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Gambling, in particular sports gambling, is one of the most pervasive…
Rank this Week: 49

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

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

    Two PhD Researcher in Legal History Positions at Tilburg

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

    Annual Meeting of the Israeli History and Law Association

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

    John Marshall: His Landmark Cases and Legacy

    John Marshall: His Landmark Cases and Legacy
    [We have the following announcement of the event, "John Marshall: His Landmark Cases and Legacy," which, as we have it from one of the sponsors,  is open to members of the public (who pay the registration fee).]John Marshall Statue, DC…
Rank this Week: 53

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Sep 20

    If President Trump Ends the Iran Deal, Can He Trigger the Security Council Snapback?

    If President Trump Ends the Iran Deal, Can He Trigger the Security Council Snapback?
    by Jean Galbraith by Jean Galbraith [Jean Galbraith is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School] President Trump has reportedly made a decision about whether or not to end the Iran deal – although he…
  • Sep 14

    The Drafters Knew Best: Corporate Liability and the Alien Tort Statute

    The Drafters Knew Best: Corporate Liability and the Alien Tort Statute
    by Heather Cohen by Heather Cohen [Heather Cohen is a Legal & Policy Associate with the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), which harnesses the collective power of progressive organizations to push governments to…
  • Sep 13

    UK-Saudi Arabia Arms Trade before the High Court: Questions following the Judgment

    UK-Saudi Arabia Arms Trade before the High Court: Questions following the Judgment
    by Riccardo Labianco [Riccardo Labianco is a PhD candidate at SOAS, University of London. His research focuses on state-to-state military assistance in times of conflict.] On 10th July 2017, the High Court of Justice (HCJ) delivered its…
Rank this Week: 55

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Feb 23

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law
    South Texas Law Review is hosting its 23rd Annual Symposium tomorrow, February 24, at the school's downtown campus. Information about this symposium is here. Craig Estlinbaum
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
Rank this Week: 59

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

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

    Mitigation Reduces Sanction For Billing Misconduct

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

    Undisclosed Accident Leads To Bar Charge

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

    A Different Kind Of Wife Swap

    A Different Kind Of Wife Swap
    The North Carolina State Bar imposed a consent interim suspension of a convicted former district attorney The Charlotte News & Observer reported Craig Blitzer, a former Rockingham County district attorney, pleaded guilty in Wake County…
Rank this Week: 60

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 63

Lawfare

Lawfare

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

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

    Today's Headlines and Commentary

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

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

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

    NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell Remarks on Section 702 Oversight

    NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell Remarks on Section 702 Oversight
    NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell delivered the following speech on September 14, 2017 at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security. Good afternoon, and thank you for having me here today. I'd like to start by telling you a…
Rank this Week: 65

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

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

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

    False advertising case stomped by ambiguity of "original"

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

    9th Circuit is sour on sugar-sweetened beverage disclosure

    9th Circuit is sour on sugar-sweetened beverage disclosure
    American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, No. 16-16072 (9th Cir. Sept. 19, 2017) Plaintiffs challenged a SF ordinance requiring warnings about the health effects of certain sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on certain…
Rank this Week: 67

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 72

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

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

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

    Breastfeeding Behind Bars: Do All Moms Deserve the Right?

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

    Chilean Court Upholds Right to Abortion

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

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

    My Body, My Choice, Why the Principle of Bodily Autonomy Can Unite the Left
    The Nation (September 13, 2017): My Body, My Choice, Why the Principle of Bodily Autonomy Can Unite the Left, by David M. Perry: An advocate for disability argues that the right to bodily autonomy can unite groups on the "left."...
Rank this Week: 75

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/
  • Sep 16

    Visa's Maginot Line: Chip Cards and the Equifax Breach

    Visa's Maginot Line: Chip Cards and the Equifax Breach
    The media attention on the Equifax breach has been primarily on consumer harm. There's real consumer harm, but it's generally not direct pecuniary harm. Instead, the direct pecuniary harm from the breach will be borne by banks and merchants,…
  • Sep 14

    Update on ABI Consumer Bankruptcy Commission

    Update on ABI Consumer Bankruptcy Commission
    This afternoon, I am off to New Orleans and the annual meeting for the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT). Tomorrow (September 15) from 12:30 - 2:30 PM, we are holding a public meeting for the Committee on Chapter 7...
  • Sep 14

    A Quiet Revolution in Pension Reform

    A Quiet Revolution in Pension Reform
    A historic vote was announced overnight that signals a new era for large pension reform. As is often the case, "reform" here means that ordinary, hard-working folks will suffer a significant amount of pain as big companies are…
Rank this Week: 77

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 20

    The Senate's latest health care proposal: Once again, it's all about the tax cut

    The Senate's latest health care proposal: Once again, it's all about the tax cut
    The Graham-Cassidy proposal currently before the Senate looks different than the House ACHA and Senate BCRA bill in one important respect. It does not eliminate most of Obamacare's taxes. ACHA and BCRA were little more than a tax cut for…
  • Sep 18

    They're back!

    They're back!
         Defying the almostuniversal prediction of political observers, Senate Republicans are again making a concerted effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The lead sponsors of this new effort are Sen.…
  • Sep 18

    The Pluralist Model of Speech Regulation: Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society

    The Pluralist Model of Speech Regulation: Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society
    I have posted a draft of my latest article, Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society, on SSRN. It introduces the idea of a pluralist model of speech regulation that contrasts with the traditional dyadic model -- in which nation states regulate…
Rank this Week: 82

The Race to the Bottom

The Race to the Bottom

A faculty-student collaboration on corporate governance. By Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr.

http://www.theracetothebottom.org/
Rank this Week: 84

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

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

    Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

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

    The Thirteenth Amendment and Economic Justice CFP

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

    Westin Fellowship Applications Open

    Westin Fellowship Applications Open
    Via Dennis Hirsch (DHirsch@law.capital.edu) ... ===========+ The IAPP is opening the application process for the 2018-19 Westin Fellowship. Students can apply here: https://iapp.org/westin-research-center/apply/ Deadline is October 13, 2017.…
Rank this Week: 85

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

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

    Seventh Circuit Upholds Chicago's Puppy-Mill Ban

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

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

    Ninth Circuit Finds San Francisco's Soda-Warning Ordinance Subject to Injunction Under First Amendment
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law The Ninth Circuit's opinion in American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, reversing the district judge, found that San Francisco's ordinance…
  • Sep 20

    Arizona Supreme Court Accords Parental Status to Same-Sex Married Partner

    Arizona Supreme Court Accords Parental Status to Same-Sex Married Partner
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in McLaughlin v. McLaughlin (Jones), the Arizona Supreme Court interpreted the United States Constitution to require that the statutory presumption of…
Rank this Week: 88

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
Rank this Week: 90

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

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

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

    Students and Wellne

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

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

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

    Dean Search Announcement - Washburn School of Law

    Dean Search Announcement - Washburn School of Law
    This from friend-of-the-BLPB Andrea Boyack, Professor of Law and Co-Director of Business & Transactional Law Center at the Washburn University School of Law: POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT – DEAN, SCHOOL OF LAW Washburn University invites…
Rank this Week: 91

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Sep 19

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
    Aspiring deans: in light of the rise of our near and dear property prof friends Ben Barros (Toledo) and Hari Osofsky (Penn State) to decanal glory, see the following announcement from Washburn (via Andrea Boyack): POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT –…
  • Sep 15

    Conference at John Marshall on Murr

    Conference at John Marshall on Murr
    On Thursday, September 28, the John Marshall Law School Center for Real Estate Law will be hosting a a conference on the recent U.S. Supreme Court takings case, Murr v. Wisconsin. The panel will include practitioners and members of…
  • Sep 14

    Save the Date: ALPS 2018 in Maastricht

    Save the Date: ALPS 2018 in Maastricht
Rank this Week: 92

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft…

Underbelly: A Journal of Soft Information

By Professor Jack Ayer.

http://underbelly-buce.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking

    Shakespeare's Plays: a ranking
    Revived from the dead so I can cross post this with my Facebook page:Tyler Cowen offers his ranking of Shakespeare plays.  I take the bait.  Not quite a ranking; there are a number of plays that I think are really interesting but…
  • Nov 12

    Guest Contributor

    Guest Contributor
    Change but a few words and one has a very contemporary document, settingand cycle:"Thirteen years ago we National Socialists were mocked and derided—todayour opponents’ laughter has turned to tears! A faithful community of…
  • Nov 12

    Test again.

    Test again.
Rank this Week: 93

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Sep 18

    Sharfman on Dual Class Share

    Sharfman on Dual Class Share
    Bernard S. Sharfman has posted A Private Ordering Defense of a Company's Right to Use Dual Class Share Structures in IPOs on SSRN with the following abstract: The shareholder empowerment movement (movement) has renewed its effort to…
  • Sep 14

    NASAA Issues Advisory on Binary Option Scheme

    NASAA Issues Advisory on Binary Option Scheme
    NASAA has issued an advisory regarding binary option schemes. A notice provided on the NASAA site states: The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) is cautioning investors about schemes related to binary options amid…
  • Sep 14

    SEC Monitoring Impact of Hurricane Irma on Capital Markets, Continues to Monitor Impact of Hurricane Harvey

    SEC Monitoring Impact of Hurricane Irma on Capital Markets, Continues to Monitor Impact of Hurricane Harvey
    An SEC press release is available here.
Rank this Week: 94

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
  • Sep 21

    Ben-Asher on Faith-Based Emergency Power

    Ben-Asher on Faith-Based Emergency Power
    Noa Ben-Asher (Pace) has posted to SSRN her article, Faith-Based Emergency Powers, forthcoming in the Harvard Journal of Law &  Gender. Here is the abstract: This Article explores an expanding phenomenon that it calls Faith-Based…
  • Sep 21

    Antoinette Sedillo Lopez Running for Congre

    Antoinette Sedillo Lopez Running for Congre
    Antoinette Sedillo Lopez (Professor Emerita, University of New Mexico School of Law) is running for Congress! Her official campaign page is here.  The page includes the candidate’s views on a variety of issues including these:…
  • Sep 21

    CFP: Feminism, Gender and Temporal Belonging

    CFP: Feminism, Gender and Temporal Belonging
    Tanya Kennedy (Women’s Studies, Univ. of Maine at Farmington) has issued this call for papers/panelists for a conference on “The Social Life of Time: Power, Discrimination and Transformation,” sponsored by the Temporal…
Rank this Week: 97