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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: 2

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: 6

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

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

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    European Court Interprets Provision Allowing Churches To Hire On Basis of Religion

    European Court Interprets Provision Allowing Churches To Hire On Basis of Religion
    In Egenberger v. Evangelisches Werk für Diakonie und Entwicklung eV, (CJEU, April 17, 2018), the Court of Justice of the European Union in a preliminary ruling by its Grand Chamber interpreted Council Directive 2000/78/EC which…
  • Apr 23

    Recent Articles of Interest

    Recent Articles of Interest
    From SSRN:Antony Kolenc, Religion Lessons from Europe: Intolerant Secularism, Pluralistic Neutrality, and the U.S. Supreme Court, (Pace Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2017).Matthew O. Jackson & Yiqing Xing, The Interaction of Communities,…
  • Apr 22

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Merrick v. Ryan, (9th Cir., April 17, 2018), the 9th Circuit affirmed the dismissal of an inmate's free exercise and RLUIPA complaints regarding denial of religious materials and practices, finding that the district court…
Rank this Week: 10

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    The Travel Ban and Presidential Power

    The Travel Ban and Presidential Power
    As the oral arguments in the legal challenge to third version of the Trump travel ban near, Peter Margulies on Lawfare considers the U.S. government’s reliance on the president’s Article II power as a legal justification for the ban.…
  • Apr 23

    President Trump orders DHS not to let immigrant caravan

    President Trump orders DHS not to let immigrant caravan
    Donald J. Trump ✔ @realDonaldTrump Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one sided, I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland Security not to let these large Caravans of people into our...
  • Apr 23

    Latinos Heavily Represented in Border Patrol

    Latinos Heavily Represented in Border Patrol
    Few have discussed the fact that Latina/os at employed in large numbers in the expanding immigration enforcement agencies of the U.S. government. Britny Mejia for the Los Angeles Times reports on the increasing employment of Latina/os in…
Rank this Week: 11

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 18

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

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

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Graber and Gilman's "Constitution of the Confederate States"

    Graber and Gilman's "Constitution of the Confederate States"
    The latest volume in the series The Complete American Constitutionalism, by Mark A. Graber, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, and Howard Gillman, University of California, Irvine, is now out.  The series “is…
  • Apr 22

    Desautels-Stein on American Pragmatism and Liberal Legal Thought

    Desautels-Stein on American Pragmatism and Liberal Legal Thought
    Justin Desautels-Stein, University of Colorado Boulder, has published The Jurisprudence of Style: A Structuralist History of American Pragmatism and Liberal Legal Thought in the Cambridge University Press series, series Cambridge Historical…
  • Apr 20

    Weekend Roundup

    Weekend Roundup
    DC Public Libraries are digitizing and publishing online, “on an ongoing basis,” the photo archive of the Washington Star.  The first batch are images of “the 1968 uprisings” after the assassination of Dr. Martin…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
  • Apr 23

    Dagan on "Radical Markets" by Posner & Weyl

    Dagan on "Radical Markets" by Posner & Weyl
    Hanoch Dagan (Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law) has posted Why Markets? Welfare, Autonomy, and the Just Society (Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Eric Posner & Glen Weyl’s “Radical Markets:…
  • Apr 23

    Dothan on Tit for Tat and Uncertainty

    Dothan on Tit for Tat and Uncertainty
    Shai Dothan (University of Copenhagen - iCourts - Centre of Excellence for International Courts) has posted When Immediate Responses Fail (forthcoming Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Tit-for-tat is a…
  • Apr 22

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Consent

    Legal Theory Lexicon: Consent
    Introduction Most law students begin realize that consent is a powerful legal and moral concept early in the first year of law school. A physical blow to the person is a battery—unless the blow was landed in a boxing match,...
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Apr 19

    Registration Now Open - COSELL XIII - South Carolina, Sept. 27-29

    Registration Now Open - COSELL XIII - South Carolina, Sept. 27-29
    COSELL XIII Registration Now Open: available here!!! Registration is now open for The Thirteenth Annual Colloquium On Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law (COSELL), which will be held at the University of South Carolina School of Law in…
  • Apr 17

    Symposium on Animus, Bill Araiza's book, at Stetson

    Symposium on Animus, Bill Araiza's book, at Stetson
    Friend-of-the-blog, Jason Bent (Stetson) shared news of a symposium at Stetson this Friday that sounds like it will be of interest to many of our readers: On Friday, April 20, the Stetson Law Review is hosting a symposium exploring the...
  • Apr 17

    Arbitration Panel Takes Wrong Turn on Labor Dispute Arising Under Free Trade Agreement

    Arbitration Panel Takes Wrong Turn on Labor Dispute Arising Under Free Trade Agreement
    Lance Compa (Cornell ILR) sends us word of a report describing the "wrong turn" taken by an arbitration panel in the first-ever case decided under the labor chapter of a free trade agreement. The case involves worker's rights…
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • Apr 23

    The Week That Will Be

    The Week That Will Be
    Event Announcements (More details on the Events Calendar) Tuesday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m.: The Center for Strategic and International Studies will host a discussion with Leonid Nersisyan on “Putin’s New Strategic Systems: Plans,…
  • Apr 23

    Water Wars: Tensions Build as the South China Sea Hosts Military Exercise

    Water Wars: Tensions Build as the South China Sea Hosts Military Exercise
    Tensions Build as the South China Sea Hosts Military Exercises The high tempo of Chinese military drills and operations in the South China Sea during recent weeks coincides with new deployments from the United States, illustrating the high…
  • Apr 23

    The Travel Ban and Presidential Power

    The Travel Ban and Presidential Power
    With the Supreme Court scheduled to hear oral argument on April 25 in Trump v. Hawaii, now is a good time to consider the government’s reliance on the president’s Article II power as a legal justification for the third iteration…
Rank this Week: 41

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

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

    Conference: Colloque annuel de la Société française pour le droit international

    Conference: Colloque annuel de la Société française pour le droit international
    On May 31-June 1, 2018, the Société française pour le droit international will hold its Colloque annuel at the Université de Rennes 1. The theme is: "Droit international et santé." The program is here.…
  • Apr 21

    Zakerhossein: Situation Selection Regime at the International Criminal Court

    Zakerhossein: Situation Selection Regime at the International Criminal Court
    Mohammad Hadi Zakerhossein has published Situation Selection Regime at the International Criminal Court (Intersentia 2017). Here's the abstract: The International Criminal Court (the Court) in The Hague, in fulfilling its mandate to put an…
  • Apr 19

    New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law

    New Additions to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law
    The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added new lectures to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. They were given by Charles C. Jalloh on “The Sierra Leone Special Court and Its Legacy: The…
Rank this Week: 33

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Apr 23

    Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: The Impossible Stance on The Syrian Strike

    Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: The Impossible Stance on The Syrian Strike
    On 13 April 2018, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and France launched an armed attack against Syria with the honorable objective of deterring the Assad regime from using chemical weapons in the future. Only the United Kingdom…
  • Apr 21

    Transition

    Transition
    On behalf of the IntLawGrrls editorial team, I’m delighted to announce several transitions at IntLawGrrls this week.  We have three terrific senior editors joining our team: Danielle DerOhannesian, who has been serving as…
  • Apr 16

    Trump Trade Agenda

    Trump Trade Agenda
    The Trump trade agenda is in the news. Since January (2018), the Trump Administration has imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, started a trade war with China, and re-negotiated the 6-year old Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS).…
Rank this Week: 35

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/
  • Apr 22

    Universal injunctions in Trump v. Hawaii and Chicago v. Session

    Universal injunctions in Trump v. Hawaii and Chicago v. Session
    SCOTUS hears argument on Wednesday in Trump v. Hawaii on the constitutional and statutory validity of the third travel ban, including (perhaps) the validity of the universal injunction. Marty Lederman explores the scope-of-injunction issue;…
  • Apr 21

    More on PowerPoint

    More on PowerPoint
    As one of the "Oh, I never use PowerPoint" people Derek mentions, I wanted to add on to a couple pieces of his post. Derek says he uses PP for three things: 1) The text of a rule or statute; 2) Visualizing a concept such as a…
  • Apr 20

    It's time to have the talk... about PowerPoint

    It's time to have the talk... about PowerPoint
    Few things are more ubiquitous and less discussed in legal education than PowerPoint. It inspires obsessive use and targeted hate. I use PowerPoint with varying degrees of regularity in the classroom (and while I'll focus on that here, some…
Rank this Week: 37

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/
  • Apr 20

    A Backward Step for Reproductive Rights in Chile

    A Backward Step for Reproductive Rights in Chile
    Human Rights Watch (April 16, 2018): A Backward Step for Reproductive Rights in Chile, by José Miguel Vivanco: Last year, under former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet, Chile's Congress passed reproducive health reform that lifted a…
  • Apr 19

    Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisi

    Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisi
    The New York Times Magazine (April 11, 2018): Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis, by Linda Villarosa: Villarosa of The New York Times Magazine profiles several black mothers and their pregnancy, child…
  • Apr 18

    Bringing reproductive health care to Syria’s underserved Al-Tabqa

    Bringing reproductive health care to Syria’s underserved Al-Tabqa
    ReliefWeb (April 6, 2018): Bringing reproductive health care to Syria’s underserved Al-Tabqa, Report by European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations: Seven months ago, the Syrian…
Rank this Week: 38

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

Mass Tort Litigation Blog

By Professors Byron G. Stier, Howard M. Erichson, Alexandra D. Lahav, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Sergio J. Campos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/
  • Mar 26

    Conference Announcement: Pricing Litigation Risk -- April 27, 2018

    Conference Announcement: Pricing Litigation Risk -- April 27, 2018
    The University of Connecticut School of Law and Insurance Law Center invite you to a conference on “Pricing Litigation Risk in the 21st Century” Friday, April 27, 2018 from 9 to 2 Please join us for a first of its...
  • Mar 6

    Fourth Annual Civil Procedure Workshop - Call for Paper

    Fourth Annual Civil Procedure Workshop - Call for Paper
    The Fourth Annual Civil Procedure Workshop will be held on November 9-10, 2018 at Stanford Law School. Here's the blurb from its tireless organizers: We are excited to announce the fourth annual Civil Procedure Workshop, to be held Stanford…
  • Feb 21

    Fifty Years of Class Actions - A Global Perspective

    Fifty Years of Class Actions - A Global Perspective
    Theoretical Inquiries in Law has just published a symposium volume on FiftyYears of Class Actions - A Global Perspective. It's chock full of interesting ideas and features a keynote from Professor Arthur Miller (NYU). Here's the table of…
Rank this Week: 43

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/
  • Apr 23

    A critical omission from the criminal procedure classroom

    A critical omission from the criminal procedure classroom
    In my post last week titled “Bringing Brendan Dassey into the classroom,” I suggested that Brendan Dassey’s case presents the legal academy with a special opportunity to bring the classroom alive—particularly and especially the…
  • Apr 23

    When Professors Speak Ill of the Dead

    When Professors Speak Ill of the Dead
    Fresno State University's Randa Jarrar became infamous, following Barbara Bush's death, for tweeting nasty comments about the former First Lady and her family. Her remarks incited much outrage and calls for her dismissal from the faculty,…
  • Apr 22

    The Fourth Circuit holds that Maryland’s Attempt to Stop Pharmaceutical Price Gouging is Unconstitutional

    The Fourth Circuit holds that Maryland’s Attempt to Stop Pharmaceutical Price Gouging is Unconstitutional
    After several high-profile instances of skyrocketing drug costs—like Martin Schkreli’s unconscionable increase in the price of a drug used to treat AIDS related conditions—Maryland passed a law that banned pharmaceutical companies from…
Rank this Week: 66

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 62

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
  • Apr 23

    “Pay No Attention To That Man Behind the Curtain”

    “Pay No Attention To That Man Behind the Curtain”
    This is the basic question that the Court will confront when the “travel ban” case is heard later this week. If the Justices focus on only the formal aspects of the case, then the President’s executive order could well be…
  • Apr 20

    Bingham and Grant

    Bingham and Grant
    It’s been nearly five years since I published my biography of John Bingham. Some recent interactions with other scholars doing work on him raised the question of whether anything that’s happened since 2013 would lead me to change…
  • Apr 19

    Lynn Stout, RIP, Sparred with Charlie Munger

    Lynn Stout, RIP, Sparred with Charlie Munger
    Charlie Munger met his match in Lynn Stout. Mr. Munger, Warren Buffett’s best friend since 1959, is a notoriously fierce debater who does not suffer fools gladly. At a symposium on The Essays of Warren Buffett I hosted in 1996 at…
Rank this Week: 52

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

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

    Lesson From The Tax Court: It's Still An Adversarial Proce

    Lesson From The Tax Court: It's Still An Adversarial Proce
    Several features of the Tax Court make it a unique institution in U.S. law. For example, no other court has (or needs) the Golsen rule. Here’s a post where I explain why. And no other federal court uses the Tax Court’s quasi-en banc…
  • Apr 23

    Wendi Adelson's Billionaire Boss Says Prosecutors Have Concluded She Had Nothing To Do With Dan Markel's Murder

    Wendi Adelson's Billionaire Boss Says Prosecutors Have Concluded She Had Nothing To Do With Dan Markel's Murder
    Politico, Billionaire Immigration Crusader: Employee Innocent in Murder-For-Hire Plot: Mike Fernandez, a Florida billionaire and former GOP megadonor who crusades for the rights of undocumented immigrants, is rising to the defense of the…
  • Apr 23

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1813: Did The IRS Buy Off The Tea-Party?

    The IRS Scandal, Day 1813: Did The IRS Buy Off The Tea-Party?
    Stu Bassin (Former Tax Partner, Baker & Hostetler, Washington, D.C.; Former Senior Litigation Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division), Did the IRS Just Buy Off the Tea-Party?: You may have missed the small item in the tax press…
Rank this Week: 63

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

Commentary on law, business, economics and culture. By UCLA School of Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge.

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Apr 22

    A Ridge Vineyards Trifecta Weekend

    A Ridge Vineyards Trifecta Weekend
    @RidgeVineyards 2015 Three Valleys is a wonderful wine for current drinking. Rich, warm, jammy blackberry, blueberry, and cherry. Soft tannins. Good acidity. Not for the cellar but I’m going to buy... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 22

    Multicooker Perfection

    Multicooker Perfection
    Multicooker Perfection by America's Test Kitchen https://t.co/ab0jG4fpYp I made beef stew, mustard & beer braised steaks and smashed potatoes from it this weekend. All worked great.— Professor... [[ This is a content summary only.…
  • Apr 20

    WLF: "Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Case Involving SEC’s Alleged Improper Appointment of ALJs"

    WLF: "Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Case Involving SEC’s Alleged Improper Appointment of ALJs"
    I received an email from the Washington legal Foundation re an important upcoming case: “If the SEC’s constitutional violations have no consequence because the agency may simply ratify all acts taken... [[ This is a content…
Rank this Week: 74

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Apr 20

    Twerski on Drug Design Preemption

    Twerski on Drug Design Preemption
    Aaron Twerski has posted to SSRN The Demise of Drug Design Litigation: Death by Federal Preemption. The abstract provides: For over half a century courts and commentators have disagreed as to the standards governing liability for drug design…
  • Apr 19

    Miller on Signaling Other Drivers to Proceed

    Miller on Signaling Other Drivers to Proceed
    Over at Maryland Injury Lawyer Blog, Ron Miller blogs about the situation in which one driver signals, usually by waving, another driver to proceed. In Maryland, reliance on signals from other drivers is not a valid defense, but drivers…
  • Apr 18

    WI: Med Mal Cap Challenged as Unconstitutional

    WI: Med Mal Cap Challenged as Unconstitutional
    In 2011, a Wisconsin woman had all four limbs amputated. A jury determined health care providers were responsible by negligently failing to diagnose an infection and awarded her $25.3M. The non-economic damages portion of the award was…
Rank this Week: 64

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Apr 18

    McPeak on Disappearing Data @socmediaJD

    McPeak on Disappearing Data @socmediaJD
    Agnieszka McPeak, University of Toledo College of Law, has published Disappearing Data at 2018 Wisconsin Law Review 17. Here is the abstract. “Ephemeral” applications like Snapchat facilitate social interaction in a format that mimics the…
  • Apr 17

    Boyden on Daly v. Palmer, or the Melodramatic Origins of the Ordinary Observer @BruceBoyden

    Boyden on Daly v. Palmer, or the Melodramatic Origins of the Ordinary Observer @BruceBoyden
    Bruce E. Boyden, Marquette University Law School, is publishing Daly v. Palmer, or the Melodramatic Origins of the Ordinary Observer in volume 68 of the Syracuse Law Review (2018). Here is the abstract. Daly v. Palmer, decided in 1868,…
  • Apr 13

    EU Commissioner For Justice May Suggest Regulation For Facebook, Other Social Media, To Control Hate Speech

    EU Commissioner For Justice May Suggest Regulation For Facebook, Other Social Media, To Control Hate Speech
    The Guardian reports that the EU Commissioner for Justice and Consumers is displeased with news of Cambridge Analytica's use of data obtained from Facebook and may propose that the EU abandon its voluntary code of conduct concerning online…
Rank this Week: 79

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/
  • Apr 16

    Lynn Stout

    Lynn Stout
    Shocked and terribly sad to learn that Lynn Stout has died. Stephen Bainbridge shares emails from the UCLA and Cornell...
  • Apr 3

    CFP: Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop

    CFP: Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop
    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop: Call for Papers The University of Richmond School of Law, in conjunction with Boston University...
  • Oct 13

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference
    National Business Law Scholars Conference Thursday & Friday, June 21-22, 2018 Call for Papers The National Business Law Scholars Conference...
Rank this Week: 65

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: 57

Althouse

Althouse

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

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 103

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Apr 23

    "Aging in the 21st Century: Using Neuroscience to Assess Competency in Guardianships"

    "Aging in the 21st Century: Using Neuroscience to Assess Competency in Guardianships"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Aging in the 21st Century: Using Neuroscience to Assess Competency in Guardianships" BETSY GREY, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Whether to remove a person’s decision making…
  • Apr 20

    "An Implicit Bias Primer"

    "An Implicit Bias Primer"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "An Implicit Bias Primer" GREGORY MITCHELL, University of Virginia School of Law The phenomenon of implicit bias is much discussed but little understood. This article answers basic conceptual and empirical questions…
  • Apr 18

    Must Criminal Attempts Be Bumpy? (Cross-posted)

    Must Criminal Attempts Be Bumpy? (Cross-posted)
    The law draws hard-to-justify lines around vague words. Those lines can lead to dramatically different consequences. In Smoothing Vague Laws, I argued that problems caused by legal vagueness can be eased in many instances by "smoothing" the…
Rank this Week: 85

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/
  • Apr 23

    Stuck In Traffic

    Stuck In Traffic
    A Nigerian attorney who had emigrated to Canada and was licensed there has been suspended on an interlocutory basis for dishonest counseling of a client by the Tribunal Hearing Division of the Upper Canada Law Society Client A alleged that...
  • Apr 21

    Facebook Posts Lead To Arrest And Suspension

    Facebook Posts Lead To Arrest And Suspension
    The Tennessee Supreme Court has imposed a two year suspension with a 30-days of active suspension followed by probation of an attorney who was granted judicial diversion on charges of patronizing a prostitute. The summary of the Board of…
  • Apr 21

    Bad Cop, Good Paralegal

    Bad Cop, Good Paralegal
    A former police officer has the necessary character to be licensed as a paralegal notwithstanding issues in that former position, according to a decision of the Tribunal Hearing Division of the Upper Canada Law Society The applicant was a…
Rank this Week: 101

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 23

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
  • Apr 22

    Hipster Antitrust’s Potential to Make Competition Law Sexy Again

    Hipster Antitrust’s Potential to Make Competition Law Sexy Again
    A renewed scrutiny of corporate governance was inevitable in light of the current political climate and the backdrop of the recent recession and notable market failures. This revisionist approach towards competition law expands the scrutiny…
  • Apr 22

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Apr 21

    Grossman on We Robot 2018

    Grossman on We Robot 2018
    In what has become an annual tradition, Wendy Grossman provides the best write-up of We Robot 2018 you are going to read. See you in Miami next year! The post Grossman on We Robot 2018 appeared first on Discourse.net.
  • Apr 21

    Parody Project

    Parody Project
    Parody Project’s “Confounds the Sciednce”, says David Brin, is “One of the best pieces of musical political satire I’ve seen in years!“: Parody Project are prolific. Leaving the science tag, I like What…
  • Apr 20

    UF Privacy & Media Conference

    UF Privacy & Media Conference
    I’m at the University of Florida’s Technology, Media & Privacy Law Conference today, speaking on a panel on “Anonymity in the New Media Landscape: Free Speech or Invasion of Privacy & Defamation?”. The whole…
Rank this Week: 145

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: 117

Technology & Marketing Law…

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman and Venkat Balasubramani.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Apr 20

    Court Affirms Stalking and Harassment Conviction for Tagged Tweets–In re AJB

    Court Affirms Stalking and Harassment Conviction for Tagged Tweets–In re AJB
    This is a stalking and harassment case involving tweets by classmates of the victim. The court recites the facts below: In March 2016, high school students, W.K., B.L., and appellant A.J.B., discussed that M.B., a fellow student who had…
  • Apr 19

    Conference on IP Enforcement at Trade Shows, UNLV, October 4, 2018 (Guest Blog Post)

    Conference on IP Enforcement at Trade Shows, UNLV, October 4, 2018 (Guest Blog Post)
    by guest blogger Marketa Trimble The practice of IP law fascinates IP law enthusiasts, and it can be stimulating for others as well. The practice has even been considered exciting enough for IP lawyers to be portrayed in a sophisticated…
  • Apr 18

    2H 2017 & Q1 2018 Quick Links, Part 6: Privacy and More

    2H 2017 & Q1 2018 Quick Links, Part 6: Privacy and More
    Privacy * A string of great articles from Kash Hill: – Roomba’s Next Big Step Is Selling Maps of Your Home to the Highest Bidder – The House That Spied on Me – Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And…
Rank this Week: 95

Paul Maharg

Paul Maharg

Covers legal education, law, literature, and legal critique.

http://paulmaharg.com/
  • Apr 19

    Multimedia, multimodal: rip, mix, replay

    Multimedia, multimodal: rip, mix, replay
    I gave a paper at Osgoode Professional Development (OPD) yesterday, on ‘Multimedia learning: 2002-18: A case study across a century of digital learning’ – slides beneath the Slides tab above.  Our focus in the workshop…
  • Mar 9

    Legal Innovation & Education Conference, Toronto

    Legal Innovation & Education Conference, Toronto
    I’m at Osgoode for the next couple of months, and yesterday attended the Legal Innovation & Education Workshop organised by the Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution, Thomson Reuters (TR) and Osgoode Hall Law School‘s…
  • Dec 6

    Final thoughts: UNSW legal education research conference

    Final thoughts: UNSW legal education research conference
    This was a great conference.  I so enjoyed being back in Australia, meeting up with colleagues and friends again, and hearing what they were doing.  I wanted it to go on for days.  The programme is a tribute to the typical…
Rank this Week: 100

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: 89

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Ilham Dilman: a neglected philosopher (comparatively speaking)

    Ilham Dilman: a neglected philosopher (comparatively speaking)
    Occasionally one comes across a philosopher who, one believes quite strongly, was unduly neglected when alive, and thus virtually forgotten or ignored after his or her death. Ilham Dilman (November 4, 1930 – January 17, 2003) perfectly…
  • Apr 11

    Oliver Sacks & Psychoanalysi

    Oliver Sacks & Psychoanalysi
    “In an extraordinary decision, the Library of Congress this week bowed to pressure from angry anti-Freudians and postponed for as long as a year a major exhibition called ‘Sigmund Freud: Conflict and Culture.’ According to a…
  • Apr 2

    Toward New Models for the Scale and Practice of Agriculture (at the Agricultural Law blog)

    Toward New Models for the Scale and Practice of Agriculture (at the Agricultural Law blog)
    Some readers may be interested in this post at the Agricultural Law blog: Toward New Models for the Scale and Practice of Agriculture. What follows is the introduction without the embedded links: Over the course of a month or two (perhaps…
Rank this Week: 88

Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

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

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
  • Apr 17

    Ilham Dilman: a neglected philosopher (comparatively speaking)

    Ilham Dilman: a neglected philosopher (comparatively speaking)
    Occasionally one comes across a philosopher who, one believes quite strongly, was unduly neglected when alive, and thus virtually forgotten or ignored after his or her death. Ilham Dilman (November 4, 1930 – January 17, 2003) perfectly…
  • Apr 16

    Bomb Power and the Degradation of the Rule of Law in a Compromised Democratic Polity

    Bomb Power and the Degradation of the Rule of Law in a Compromised Democratic Polity
    [….] “Several lawmakers asserted Sunday that the president should have sought congressional approval for the missile strike, launched in response to reports of deadly poison gas strikes on a rebel-held suburb of Damascus.…
  • Apr 11

    Oliver Sacks & Psychoanalysi

    Oliver Sacks & Psychoanalysi
    “In an extraordinary decision, the Library of Congress this week bowed to pressure from angry anti-Freudians and postponed for as long as a year a major exhibition called ‘Sigmund Freud: Conflict and Culture.’ According to a…
Rank this Week: 125

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/
  • Apr 16

    The illiberal vision of neo-Brandeisian antitrust

    The illiberal vision of neo-Brandeisian antitrust
    Following is the (slightly expanded and edited) text of my remarks from the panel, Antitrust and the Tech Industry: What Is at Stake?, hosted last Thursday by CCIA. Bruce Hoffman (keynote), Bill Kovacic, Nicolas Petit, and Christine Caffarra…
  • Mar 29

    Farewell

    Farewell
    On Monday, April 2, I will leave the Heritage Foundation to enter federal government service.  Accordingly, today I am signing off as a regular contributor to Truth on the Market.  First and foremost, I owe a great debt of gratitude…
  • Mar 29

    Farewell

    Farewell
    On Monday, April 2, I will leave the Heritage Foundation to enter federal government service.  Accordingly, today I am signing off as a regular contributor to Truth on the Market.  First and foremost, I owe a great debt of gratitude…
Rank this Week: 105

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Apr 15

    Head of School Bookshelf, 2017-2018

    Head of School Bookshelf, 2017-2018
    Each term as head of school at Phillips Academy, I’ve put out a series of books for the faculty to enjoy.  Colleagues are free to keep the books, pass them along to others, or bring them back to the bookshelf … Continue…
  • Feb 26

    School heads stand in solidarity, call for action against gun violence

    School heads stand in solidarity, call for action against gun violence
    Gun violence must be addressed urgently. I can think of no topic more worthy of our nation’s leaders’ time and focus. Today, I join with fellow heads of school comprising the Eight Schools Association in…
  • Jan 12

    January 12 Community Letter

    January 12 Community Letter
    Today, I wrote to the Andover community with an update on new and ongoing initiatives to ensure the safety and well-being of our students. My full message can be read online.
Rank this Week: 130

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Apr 15

    Widener on Leasing Law and Marijuana-Related Businesse

    Widener on Leasing Law and Marijuana-Related Businesse
    Friend of the blog and Phoenix lawyer Michael Newton Widener just published a book titled Joint Tenancies: Property Leasing in Cannabis Commerce with ABA Book Publishing and sponsored by the Section of State and Local Government Law. Cribbing…
  • Apr 13

    Property Lawyer Gone Bad

    Property Lawyer Gone Bad
    It's not often that I can make quitclaim deeds look like a sexy topic in Property. This semester in particular, the conversation about warranty of title (or lack thereof) dragged on for a good bit longer than I had planned....
  • Apr 10

    New Book on Property and Human Flourishing by Alexander

    New Book on Property and Human Flourishing by Alexander
    Gregory Alexander's (Cornell) latest book, Property and Human Flourishing (Oxford University Press), just hit the shelves. The book continues Greg's scholarship on progressive property by offering an alternative way of understanding the moral…
Rank this Week: 120

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

From George Mason University School of Law.

http://jlep.net/home/
  • Mar 4

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2018-2019 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2018-2019 Incoming Masthead
    2018-2019 Editorial Board   Editor-in-Chief Emily Yu   Executive Editor Brandon Howell   Managing Editor Rebecca Jodidio Publications Editor Chris Marchese Submissions Editor Katherine McKerall Senior Notes Editors Casey Hunt…
  • May 25

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2017-2018 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2017-2018 Incoming Masthead
    2017-2018 Editorial Board Editor-in-Chief Bonnie Kelly Executive Editor Steven Horn Managing & Publications Editor Erich Grome Articles Editor Samantha Trussel Notes Editor Brian Silver Research & Articles Selection Editor…
  • Sep 4

    JLEP Welcomes its New Candidate Member

    JLEP Welcomes its New Candidate Member
    The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy would like to announce and welcome its 2015-2016 Candidate Members.  Congratulations! Abby Chestnut Allison Curry Anshika Mehrotra Blake Browning Christian Nee David Showalter…
Rank this Week: 143

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Nancy Rapoport's Blogspot

Covers governance in higher education and in law firms, bankruptcy ethics, popular culture and the law, Enron and other corporate fiascos, and professional responsibility generally. By Nancy Rapoport, a law professor at UNLV's Boyd School of Law.

http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 8

    OK, Blogger. I give up.

    OK, Blogger. I give up.
    You're not letting me update my links, so I'm not posting to this blog any more.
  • Apr 28

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.

    Why the Westin Cincinnati is likely the very worst Westin in the country.
    How do we count the ways in which the Westin Cincinnati is a very, very bad hotel?First, the good news:  friendly staff and great location.  That, however, is the only good news.1.  Let's start with safety.  There should…
  • Apr 20

    Predicted this in 2012.

    Predicted this in 2012.
    The story on Whittier in the NYT is here.As I said in 2012, "[t]he world doesn’t need as many ABA-accredited law schools as it has already, just as the world has figured out that it doesn’t need as many U.S.-based BigLaw firms as…
Rank this Week: 123

The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Blog

Covers constitutional law, copyright/technology, corporate law, criminal law, free speech, genetic testing, international law, national security and more.

http://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Jan 22

    Notice and Comment, Behavioral Economics, and United States v. Texa

    Notice and Comment, Behavioral Economics, and United States v. Texa
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel on the Supreme Court’s certiorari grant in United States v. Texas: In many respects, the Supreme Court’s cert grant earlier this week in United States v. Texas was utterly unsurprising. The Fifth Circuit…
  • Jan 6

    Friedrichs, Free-Riding, and Life After the Agency Shop

    Friedrichs, Free-Riding, and Life After the Agency Shop
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel and UC Berkeley Jurisprudence & Social Policy Ph.D. candidate David Louk on next Monday’s Supreme Court oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: The Supreme Court will soon decide…
  • Jan 1

    The Tax Returns of the Top 400: A Deeper Dive

    The Tax Returns of the Top 400: A Deeper Dive
    Assistant Professor Daniel Hemel on taxes paid by the highest earners in the United States: The IRS released data this week on the 400 individual income tax returns with the highest adjusted gross incomes (AGIs). According to the IRS data,...
Rank this Week: 87

Tillers on Evidence and Inference

Tillers on Evidence and Inference

The evidence blog of Professor Peter Tillers of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.

http://tillerstillers.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Reproducibility of Social Science Experiment

    Reproducibility of Social Science Experiment
    Ian Sample, Study delivers bleak verdict on validity of psychology experiment results The Guardian (August 27, 2015) &&& The dynamic evidence page Evidence marshaling software MarshalPlan
  • Aug 26

    Racial Profiiling & Gangsta Rap as Evidence in Criminal Investigations & Trial

    Racial Profiiling & Gangsta Rap as Evidence in Criminal Investigations & Trial
    Wishful thinking pervades discussions of the evidentiary use of both racial profiling and "gangsta rap" in criminal investigations and trials. Compare, e.g., Holmes v. State,  306 P.3d 415  (2013) (gangsta rap lyrics held…
  • Aug 13

    "As [Peter Tillers] explains, among the…

    "As [Peter Tillers] explains, among the reasons character evidence is excluded is that such evidence 'violates a social commitment to the thesis that each person remains mentally free and autonomous at every point in [his] life.'" Andrew…
Rank this Week: 96

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: 150

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 282

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

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

    The Hidden Bombshell in the McCabe Report | RealClearPolitic

    The Hidden Bombshell in the McCabe Report | RealClearPolitic
    He could also respond to the stunning allegation recently leveled by Rep. Devin Nunes, the California Republican who chairs the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. On Sunday, Nunes told Fox News anchorwoman Maria Bartiromo,…
  • Apr 23

    US-China trade war: not about trade, not about Trump. Here’s what it is about | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

    US-China trade war: not about trade, not about Trump. Here’s what it is about | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post
    For years China defended these practices on the grounds that it was a developing country. However, now that China has grown to become the world’s second-largest economy, a consensus is building in the US that Beijing can no longer go...
  • Apr 23

    Koch Dark Money Funds Anti-Israel Darlings – Tablet Magazine

    Koch Dark Money Funds Anti-Israel Darlings – Tablet Magazine
    In 2014, Massachusetts Institute of Technology political scientist Barry Posen learned he had fans in unexpected places. Officials at the Charles Koch Institute, a policy arm of the eponymous industrialist and deep-pocketed libertarian…
Rank this Week: 419

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/
  • Apr 23

    Please support empirical study of decision making in business insolvency

    Please support empirical study of decision making in business insolvency
    Leiden University in the Netherlands has established an impressive strength in insolvency law studies. For example, following his retirement, the eminent Bob Wessels left his massive collection of literature on the subject to a foundation,…
  • Apr 19

    Farewell to Signatures...

    Farewell to Signatures...
    Here's what all of the commentary I've read has overlooked. Signatures are utterly irrelevant to consumers except to the extent that the slow down the transaction. (Ok, they also require those germaphobes among us to touch a shared pen…
  • Apr 17

    Congressional Review Act Confusion: Indirect Auto Lending Guidance Edition (a/k/a The Fast & the Pointless)

    Congressional Review Act Confusion: Indirect Auto Lending Guidance Edition (a/k/a The Fast & the Pointless)
    Part of the legacy of Newt Gingrich and his Contract with America (can I get damages for breach?) is the Congressional Review Act. The CRA creates a mechanism whereby Congress can override an agency rulemaking on a simple majority vote...
Rank this Week: 272