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International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

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

    International Law Weekend 2017

    International Law Weekend 2017
    For readers of this blog, EVERY weekend should be an International Law Weekend, but the official "International Law Weekend" will be October 19-21, 2017 in New York City. Registration is open and the program is available at the home…
  • Sep 19

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law is hiring for a newly created position: Director of Bar Success and Academic Support. The job posting, which includes a detailed position description, qualifications for the position, and information…
  • Sep 19

    The Legal Writing Institute will be another of the Cooperating Entities Supporting the 13th Global Legal Skills Conference in Melbourne, Australia

    The Legal Writing Institute will be another of the Cooperating Entities Supporting the 13th Global Legal Skills Conference in Melbourne, Australia
    The Legal Writing Institute will be another of the cooperating entities supporting the 13th Global Legal Skills Conference, to be held in Melbourne, Australia from December 9-12, 2018 at Melbourne Law School. The Melbourne Conference is being…
Rank this Week: 148

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

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

    Reverse Tax Logic

    Reverse Tax Logic
    According to this report, the chair of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity suggested that “when burdens like poll taxes and literacy tests were imposed on citizens and registering often required a trip to the…
  • Sep 18

    Is Anti-Tax Sentiment Weakening?

    Is Anti-Tax Sentiment Weakening?
    For almost two decades, Americans have been told, time and again, that they oppose tax and fee increases. Enormous sums of money have been plowed into efforts to persuade Americans that taxes are a bad thing and to persuade legislators to…
  • Sep 15

    A Tax Challenge: Simplicity Versus Fairne

    A Tax Challenge: Simplicity Versus Fairne
    Taxpayers complain about the complexity of tax laws and tax forms, to say nothing of the inconvenience of keeping records and digging up information in order to comply with tax laws. But taxpayers also complain when they perceive tax laws to…
Rank this Week: 1304

Unincorporated Business Entities…

Unincorporated Business Entities Law

Edited by Professors Gary S. Rosin, Bradley T. Borden, Thomas E. Geu, Elizabeth Miller, Douglas K. Moll and Donald Scotten.

http://uberlaw.net
  • Sep 20

    Loftium Unwittingly Forms Partnerships with Homebuyer

    Loftium Unwittingly Forms Partnerships with Homebuyer
    Yesterday, the New York Times trumpeted a new internet company, Loftium, and its interesting, new-economy business model (which, for the time being, operates only in Seattle): Loftium will provide prospective homebuyers with up to $50,000 for…
  • May 10

    Delaware, Charging Orders and SMLLC

    Delaware, Charging Orders and SMLLC
    House Bill No. 126, introduced in the Delaware legislature on May 9, 2013, would make two amendments to the Delaware LLC Act that would affect the rights of creditors. First, Section 6 of the Bill would Section 18-703(d) of the Delaware LLC…
  • May 10

    Delaware Default Fiduciary Fix

    Delaware Default Fiduciary Fix
    In its per curiam opinion in Gatz Properties, LLC v. Auriga Capital Corporation, 59 A.3d 1223 (Del. 2012)(en banc) (slip opinion), the Delaware Supreme Court called on the Delaware legislature to settle the questions of whether,…
Rank this Week: 4355

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

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

http://conflictoflaws.net
Rank this Week: 178

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

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

    Vermont is Hiring . . . Again!

    Vermont is Hiring . . . Again!
    In addition to an earlier post about a legal writing position at Vermont Law School, the school also has an opening for its Assistant Director of theAcademic Success Program. This is a 12-month faculty position. A full description and…
  • Sep 19

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring

    Loyola-Chicago is Hiring
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law is hiring for a newly created position: Director of Bar Success and Academic Support. The job posting, which includes a detailed position description, qualifications for the position, and information…
  • Sep 19

    Congratulations to the Central States Legal Writing Conference

    Congratulations to the Central States Legal Writing Conference
    Congratulations to the Central States Legal Writing Conference Planning Committee (Debby McGregor, Cynthia Adams, Jim Dimitri, Allison Martin, and Joel Schumm) and to the host law school Indiana McKinney for a successful regional conference…
Rank this Week: 1243

Verdict

Verdict

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

http://verdict.justia.com/
  • Sep 19

    Supreme Court of Israel Requires Ultra-Orthodox Men to Perform Military Service

    Supreme Court of Israel Requires Ultra-Orthodox Men to Perform Military Service
    Cornell University law professor Michael C. Dorf comments on a recent decision by the Israel Supreme Court holding that the government’s policy of exempting Haredim (ultra-Orthodox Jews) from military service was unconstitutional…
  • Sep 17

    Changing Places by Changing Ourselve

    Changing Places by Changing Ourselve
    Cornell University law professor Joseph Margulies describes the transformation of Olneyville, a low-income neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island, as the result of comprehensive place-based solutions to crime and disorder. Margulies points…
  • Sep 14

    Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

    Al Franken, Giant of the Senate
    John W. Dean, former counsel to President Richard Nixon, praises Senator Al Franken’s newest book, Al Franken, Giant of the Senate. Without giving spoilers, Dean shares a few reasons he recommends the book, in which Franken provides…
Rank this Week: 3368

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Sep 19

    Study Abroad Information Sessions This Thursday

    Study Abroad Information Sessions This Thursday
    There will be two information sessions this coming Thursday September 21 in order to provide students with important details about the Law School’s study abroad opportunities.  Plan to attend and learn about how to spend…
  • Sep 19

    Dealing with the Aftermath of  Yet Another Data Breach . . . Bring in the Lawyer

    Dealing with the Aftermath of  Yet Another Data Breach . . . Bring in the Lawyer
    A couple weeks ago someone asked me what “area of law” is currently a big litigation area in civil law. My immediate response was data breach / data privacy. And within a couple days we all learned that Equifax had suffered a data…
  • Sep 15

    Experts Describe Trump’s Big, But Not Unlimited, Foreign Policy Change

    Experts Describe Trump’s Big, But Not Unlimited, Foreign Policy Change
    “Wow.” Over more than a decade of “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” programs at Marquette Law School, has that ever previously been the first word spoken by someone Gousha was interviewing? But has there ever been a…
Rank this Week: 812

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
  • Sep 19

    “Knowledge and Goodness: The Andover Campaign” launch speech

    “Knowledge and Goodness: The Andover Campaign” launch speech
    John Palfrey Remarks at Capital Campaign Launch Andover, MA September 2017 Thank you, Dana Delany, for your kind introduction and for everything you’ve done for Andover over the years. I also want to thank Peter Currie and the board of…
  • Sep 13

    Opening All School Meeting, Phillips Academy, 2017-2018

    Opening All School Meeting, Phillips Academy, 2017-2018
    All-School Meeting John Palfrey, Head of School, Phillips Academy September 13, 2017 Good morning, Andover!  I am psyched to see you all here. The main point of this All School Meeting is simply for us to gather, in one space, ……
  • Aug 28

    Start-of-School Message for our 240th Year at Andover

    Start-of-School Message for our 240th Year at Andover
    Dear Phillips Academy students: That school-is-about-to-start feeling is upon us. There are a few summer days left to enjoy, Labor Day weekend still to look forward to, and all the excitement of early fall just around the corner. I write…
Rank this Week: 1411

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

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

    How Title IX Enforcement Probably Discriminates against Minority Student

    How Title IX Enforcement Probably Discriminates against Minority Student
    Ben Trachtenberg, How University Title IX Enforcement and Other Discipline Processes (Probably) Discriminate Against Minority Students, 18 Nevada L. Rev. 2 (forthcoming 2018) Abstract This Article argues that university discipline procedures…
  • Sep 19

    Senate Bill Appropriates Money for International Gender Equality

    Senate Bill Appropriates Money for International Gender Equality
    The Senate appropriations bill, Senate Bill 1780, the "Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriates Act, 2018," includes provisions for "gender equality," defined to include women's leadership,…
  • Sep 15

    Black Women in the Law: A History and Current Assessment

    Black Women in the Law: A History and Current Assessment
    by Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke who represents New York’s Ninth Congressional District in Congress. She has served in Congress since 2007 and is co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women & Girls. September 14th marks what…
Rank this Week: 2430

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    "Herbal" doesn't include animal product

    "Herbal" doesn't include animal product
    VBS Distribution, Inc. v. Nutrivita Laboratories, Inc., --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2017 WL 4118381, No. 17-55198 (9th Cir. Sept. 15, 2017)VBS makes a commercial television live auction show named “DAU GIA TREN TRUYEN HINH” (“Fight…
  • Sep 19

    Adding clickbait title isn't false advertising or fraud on author

    Adding clickbait title isn't false advertising or fraud on author
    Dankovich v. Keller, 2017 WL 4081852, No. 16-13395 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 15, 2017)Interesting dispute: the pro se litigant didn’t like the editing of his essay, including the clickbaity headline added by the editors, and sued for various…
  • Sep 18

    Reading list: consequences of 1A protections for off-label promotion

    Reading list: consequences of 1A protections for off-label promotion
    Patricia J. Zettler, The Indirect Consequences of Expanded Off-Label Promotion, Ohio State Law Journal, Forthcoming  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) policies have been a battleground for litigation about First…
Rank this Week: 97

ProfessorBainbridge.com

ProfessorBainbridge.com

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

http://www.professorbainbridge.com/professorbainbridgecom/
  • Sep 19

    The college kids are turning away from free speech and I find that scary

    The college kids are turning away from free speech and I find that scary
    WaPo: A fifth of undergrads now say it’s acceptable to use physical force to silence a speaker who makes “offensive and hurtful statements.” That’s one finding from a disturbing new survey of... [[ This is a content…
  • Sep 18

    One size does not fit all: The case of staggered board

    One size does not fit all: The case of staggered board
    Amihud, Yakov and Schmid, Markus and Davidoff Solomon, Steven, Settling the Staggered Board Debate (September 8, 2017). University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
  • Sep 16

    Latham lawyers brief the Second Circuit's Martoma decision

    Latham lawyers brief the Second Circuit's Martoma decision
    It's a good summary of the background, the history of the personal benefit requirement, and the Second Circuit decision. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 93

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: 223

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 131

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Sep 19

    Our Decline

    Our Decline
    Every now and then you encounter a story that is more than sad or depressing – its a punch to the gut.  This is one of them:
  • Sep 18

    When Things Change

    When Things Change
    Salena Zito’s latest Rust Belt portrait, in this case of the host’s home territory, is quite poignant. It describes the day the steel plants started closing and the aftermath:
  • Sep 17

    Finding Freedom

    Finding Freedom
    So Friday morning I open my devotional email and it starts this way:
Rank this Week: 2681

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

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

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

    Smith on Baude on Qualified Immunity

    Smith on Baude on Qualified Immunity
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Fred Smith’s essay, The Trouble with Qualified Immunity. Fred reviews Will Baude’s recent article, Is Qualified Immunity Unlawful?, which is forthcoming in the California Law Review.
  • Sep 18

    Forum on Federal Administrative Adjudication - Washington, DC (9/29)

    Forum on Federal Administrative Adjudication - Washington, DC (9/29)
    Here’s the announcement from the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS): The Forum on Federal Administrative Adjudication, which will take place on Friday, September 29 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, will now be held in Room 50 of…
  • Sep 6

    Eleventh Circuit reverses grant of summary judgment against plaintiffs challenging Alabama’s lethal injection protocol

    Eleventh Circuit reverses grant of summary judgment against plaintiffs challenging Alabama’s lethal injection protocol
    Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit issued a unanimous decision in Grayson v. Warden. The plaintiffs-appellants are challenging Alabama’s three-drug lethal injection protocol, and the Eleventh Circuit reversed the…
Rank this Week: 101

Legally Speaking Ohio

Legally Speaking Ohio

Provides commentary and analysis on cases going in front of the Supreme Court of Ohio. By Marianna Bettman.

http://www.legallyspeakingohio.com
Rank this Week: 809

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
Rank this Week: 147

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    The view from my window at NYU Berlin

    The view from my window at NYU Berlin
    Nice to see this corvid right outside my window at NYU Berlin, where at the moment I am working on a new international tax article (as a brief change of pace from my literature book).  I am a fan, or more like a distant admirer, of…
  • Sep 15

    Precise targeting to increase high-end inequality?

    Precise targeting to increase high-end inequality?
    I haven't yet read this recently posted article, but I plan to, as it seems to be important (and is by good researchers). But here is the key finding from its abstract:"Using administrative data linking 10 million firms to their owners, this…
  • Sep 15

    What could Trump / Mnuchin mean when they claim taxes won't decline for the wealthy?

    What could Trump / Mnuchin mean when they claim taxes won't decline for the wealthy?
    Not just Trump but also Mnuchin have been claiming that taxes won't decline for the high-income in the supposedly soon-emerging tax "reform" plan. The fact that Mnuchin is saying it, too, makes one think that maybe it isn't just impulsive…
Rank this Week: 4452

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

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

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

    Geistfeld on Data Breache

    Geistfeld on Data Breache
    Mark Geistfeld has posted to SSRN Protecting Confidential Information Entrusted to Others in Business Transactions: Data Breaches, Identity Theft, and Tort Liability. The abstract provides: Tort litigation over data breaches — defined here…
  • Sep 18

    NY: Fans Sue Barclays Center

    NY: Fans Sue Barclays Center
    Steep incline + inebriation = "exceedingly dangerous". The New York Post has the story.
  • Sep 15

    Institute for Legal Reform Ranks the States' Lawsuit Climate

    Institute for Legal Reform Ranks the States' Lawsuit Climate
    ...here.
Rank this Week: 800

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: 163

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Sep 18

    Call for Papers: Running With Scissor

    Call for Papers: Running With Scissor
    From Jackie Font-Guzmán: We have a call for chapters of a book I am co-editing, Running with Scissors:  Leading in Uncertainty.   Anyone who has a powerful leadership story to share in the times we are living is welcome to…
  • Sep 15

    Kiser’s Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer

    Kiser’s Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer
    I was really pleased to meet Randall Kiser at last year’s ABA conference.  I was very impressed by his important study (co-authored with Martin Asher and Blakeley McShane), Let’s Not Make a Deal: An Empirical Examination of…
  • Sep 12

    Chance to Support CFPB Arbitration Rule – Sept. 22 Deadline

    Chance to Support CFPB Arbitration Rule – Sept. 22 Deadline
    From Lauren Saunders, Associate Director, National Consumer Law Center: Folks, Thanks so much for signing the letter to the Senate asking it not to overturn the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s rule prohibiting…
Rank this Week: 100

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/
  • Sep 17

    Wedding Cakes, the Supreme Court, and the Politics of Left and Right

    Wedding Cakes, the Supreme Court, and the Politics of Left and Right
    As you probably know, Masterpiece Cakeshop refused to afford its services for a same-sex wedding reception in Colorado on religious grounds, was found liable for its discrimination, and the case is before the Supreme Court. A number of things…
  • Sep 7

    The Bedouin worldview .... or, philosophy among the Bedouin

    The Bedouin worldview .... or, philosophy among the Bedouin
    Historically, philosophy has been articulated in an astonishingly wide —at least from today’s vantage point—array of literary forms and genres, although I’m not aware of any systematic comparative work on this score…
  • Sep 6

    The Manifesto of the 121: French Intellectuals and Decolonization

    The Manifesto of the 121: French Intellectuals and Decolonization
    As I learned this morning from my Verso Radical Diary, The Manifesto of the 121 was signed on this date in 1960: “The Manifesto of the 121 (Full title: Déclaration sur le droit à l’insoumission dans la guerre…
Rank this Week: 4227

The Surly Subgroup

The Surly Subgroup

Covers tax law. By tax law professors.

https://surlysubgroup.com/
  • Sep 17

    FY 2018 Appropriations Bill and the IRS

    FY 2018 Appropriations Bill and the IRS
    Last Thursday, the House passed an appropriations bill by a vote of 211 to 198. At this point, it’s anybody’s guess how much of the appropriations bill will survive the Senate, but, just in case, it’s worth taking a look at…
  • Sep 12

    Saule Omarova (Cornell) presents “Private Wealth and Public Goods: A Case for a National Investment Authority” At Boston College Law School

    Saule Omarova (Cornell) presents “Private Wealth and Public Goods: A Case for a National Investment Authority” At Boston College Law School
    Shuyi Oei Today, Boston College Law School welcomes Professor Saule Omarova (Cornell) as the first presenter in our inaugural Regulation and Markets Workshop Series. The paper (with Robert Hockett, also of Cornell) is entitled “Private…
  • Sep 8

    Boredom and Taxe

    Boredom and Taxe
    I’ve been known to occasionally get bored at work, notwithstanding my job being the best job in the world and taxes being one of the most interesting topics in the world. For better or worse, when I’m bored, I can always turn to…
Rank this Week: 1991

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: 81

Haifa Faculty of Law Blog

Haifa Faculty of Law Blog

From the University of Haifa, Faculty of Law.

http://haifalawfaculty.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    במקום שאין אנשים, השתדל להיות איש

    במקום שאין אנשים, השתדל להיות איש
    פורסם במקביל ב- JOKOPOST המאמר נכתב במשותף עם איל גרונר בית המשפט העליון דחה את ערעורו של שומר באתר בנייה (להלן: המערער) על דחיית תביעת…
  • Sep 12

    רוחות שינוי במדיניות…

    רוחות שינוי במדיניות הענישה גירסה קצרה של הרשימה פורסמה בעיתון הארץ: https://www.haaretz.co.il/opinions/.premium-1.4440957  דוח הסניגוריה הציבורית שפורסם…
  • Apr 17

    מדבר שקר תרחק - דיון בעקבות דחיית תביעת נזיקין בשל שקרי התובע

    מדבר שקר תרחק - דיון בעקבות דחיית תביעת נזיקין בשל שקרי התובע
    מאת: פרופ' דורון מנשה ואיל גרונרפורסם במקביל ב- JOKOPOST בית המשפט המחוזי מרכז-לוד דחה את תביעת הנזיקין של פלוני (להלן: התובע) בגין נזקים…
Rank this Week: 3960

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: 153

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/
  • Sep 16

    Ricardo Flores Magón, PLM, and the Labor Struggles of California Farmworker

    Ricardo Flores Magón, PLM, and the Labor Struggles of California Farmworker
    “Cipriano Ricardo Flores Magón (known as Ricardo Flores Magón; September 16, 1874 – November 21, 1922) was a noted Mexican anarchist and social reform activist. His brothers Enrique and Jesús were also active…
  • Sep 15

    The Indic (or Indian) Contribution to Grammar, Linguistics, and the Philosophy of Language

    The Indic (or Indian) Contribution to Grammar, Linguistics, and the Philosophy of Language
    Linguistics, insofar as it is (or aspires to be) a science, touches (directly, or indirectly by way of presuppositions, assumptions, and presumptions) on more than a few questions that fall within province of the philosophy of language (the…
  • Sep 11

    Salvador Allende & the Quest for Socialism: The 1973 Coup in Chile

    Salvador Allende & the Quest for Socialism: The 1973 Coup in Chile
    On this date in 1973, a coup in Chile by a fascist military junta overthrew the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende (the fascist group, Fatherland and Liberty, had helped set the stage for the takeover with a terrorist…
Rank this Week: 1507

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 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…
  • Aug 21

    Bye Bye Billman. Bye Bye Bollin. Fourth Circuit Rejoins Legal Civilization and Prohibits Pretrial Restraint of Substitute Assets.

    Bye Bye Billman. Bye Bye Bollin. Fourth Circuit Rejoins Legal Civilization and Prohibits Pretrial Restraint of Substitute Assets.
    In an en banc decision in United States v. Chamberlain, issued on Friday, the Fourth Circuit overruled United States v. Billman and United States v. Bollin, holding that 21 USC 853(e) does not authorize pre-conviction seizure of untainted…
Rank this Week: 804

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Sep 16

    Was The Nisha Call Nisha Calling Adnan Back After an Unanswered or Dropped Call?

    Was The Nisha Call Nisha Calling Adnan Back After an Unanswered or Dropped Call?
    As we all know, Nisha was a key witness in the Adnan Syed case. She testified that on some unknown date she received a call from Adnan, who told her that his friend Jay had invited him to his job...
  • Sep 14

    When is a Witness Unavailable to Testify at Trial Due to Mental Illness?

    When is a Witness Unavailable to Testify at Trial Due to Mental Illness?
    Similar to its federal counterpart, Idaho Rule of Evidence 804(b) contains hearsay exceptions that apply if the declarant is "unavailable." In turn, Idaho Rule of Evidence 804(a)(4) states that a declarant is unavailable when she…
  • Sep 12

    My New Essay: "Reciprocal Immunity"

    My New Essay: "Reciprocal Immunity"
    Today, I posted the draft of my new essay, "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 brother’s…
Rank this Week: 3684

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    The Judge, the Email and “Violating a Criminal Protection Order”

    The Judge, the Email and “Violating a Criminal Protection Order”
    This post examines an opinion issued by the Presiding Disciplinary Judge of the Supreme Court of Colorado: People v. Lesuer, 2017 WL 3588713. The opinion begins by explaining that thePresiding Disciplinary Judge approved the parties'…
  • Sep 11

    “Doing Something on a Laptop,” Ineffective Assistance of Counsel and the Bench Trial

    “Doing Something on a Laptop,” Ineffective Assistance of Counsel and the Bench Trial
    This post examines a recent decision from the Appellate Court of Illinois – Second District: People v. Perry, 2017 WL 3328365 (2017). The court began the opinion by explaining thatthe trial court properly summarily dismissed defendant's…
  • Sep 1

    Murder, the Facebook Message and Self-Defense

    Murder, the Facebook Message and Self-Defense
    TThis post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Indiana:  Richardson v. State, 2017 WL 2872300 (2017). The court began the opinion by explaining that “Appellant-Defendant, Terrance L. Richardson (Richardson),…
Rank this Week: 142

Best Practice for Legal Education

Best Practice for Legal Education

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

http://bestpracticeslegaled.albanylawblogs.org/
  • Sep 15

    Kiser’s Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer

    Kiser’s Soft Skills for the Effective Lawyer
    I was really pleased to meet Randall Kiser at last year’s ABA conference.  I was very impressed by his important study (co-authored with Martin Asher and Blakeley McShane), Let’s Not Make a Deal: An Empirical Examination of…
  • Sep 12

    Survey of Applied Legal Education

    Survey of Applied Legal Education
    Report on 2016-17 Survey of Applied Legal Education Now Available The Center for the Study of Applied Legal Education’s (CSALE) report on “The 2016-17 Survey of Applied Legal Education” is now available:…
  • Sep 3

    Best Practices Blog Interest Survey

    Best Practices Blog Interest Survey
    Good Afternoon Blog Users, As a new academic year begins, your blog moderators would like to know what it is that interests YOU, and what it is that you might want to see more of on the blog. Please take a moment to complete this survey by…
Rank this Week: 3023

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

Covers the Confrontation Clause and developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). By University of Michigan Law Professor Richard D. Friedman.

http://confrontationright.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    Another look at the Craig-Crawford disjuncture?

    Another look at the Craig-Crawford disjuncture?
    Crawford did not purport to disturb Maryland v. Craig, 497 U.S. 836 (1990), which allowed a prosecutor in some circumstances to present the testimony of a child by electronic transmission from a place outside the physical presence of the…
  • Sep 15

    Scotusblog piece on the effects of Melendez-Diaz

    Scotusblog piece on the effects of Melendez-Diaz
    Scotusblog recently ran a piece by Andrew Hamm titled Looking back at predictions in Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts.  Here is a link. I think it's fair to say that this article bears out the conclusion that, despite the dire…
  • May 30

    An issue to be resolved: The treatment of autopsy report

    An issue to be resolved: The treatment of autopsy report
    This blog has remained dormant for some time, it part because I have been distracted by other work and in part because there haven't been all that many developments that I have thought are worth reporting on.  But I will try to begin…
Rank this Week: 677

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Sep 15

    The DAFs Strike Back

    The DAFs Strike Back
    As the use of donor advised funds grows, so does the legal attention to donor advised funds. All of this attention started in (what seems like forever ago…) 2006, with the passage of the Pension Protection Act. Since that time,...
  • Sep 14

    2017 Guidestar Compensation Report

    2017 Guidestar Compensation Report
    The 2017 Guidestar Compensation report is now available for purchase, although Guidestar does provide a sample of the report here. Summaries highlight two issues: - Nonprofit compensation has gone up over the last year, returning to…
  • Sep 12

    Aprill, "Religious Organizations, Refuge for Undocumented Immigrants, and Tax Exemption"

    Aprill, "Religious Organizations, Refuge for Undocumented Immigrants, and Tax Exemption"
    The abstract from SSRN: The Trump Administration plans for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws have caused many houses of worship and other religious organizations to consider whether their beliefs call upon them to grant refuge or…
Rank this Week: 436

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 14

    CFP: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at Law and Society

    CFP: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at Law and Society
    Bumping up to front because deadline for proposals is September 17, 2017. From this year’s organizers of the FLT Collaborative Research Network at Law and Society: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at the Law and…
  • Sep 13

    Shayara Bano v. Union of India: A Watershed Moment in the Battle for Women’s Rights in India

    Shayara Bano v. Union of India: A Watershed Moment in the Battle for Women’s Rights in India
    The following is a guest post by Malcolm Katrak. Mr. Katrak is a Law Clerk to Justice (Retd.) S. N. Variava, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India. In the past, he has worked with Mr. Darius Khambata, Former Vice-President, London ……
  • Sep 13

    Temple Law School Hiring Announcement

    Temple Law School Hiring Announcement
    From colleagues at Temple: Temple University Beasley School of Law is seeking to fill two faculty positions beginning in fall 2018. The first is for the Murray H. Shusterman Professorship in Transactional and Business Law. For this position,…
Rank this Week: 952

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: 76

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.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
Rank this Week: 217

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Sep 14

    Announcing the New “Law of Work Best Paper Award”

    Announcing the New “Law of Work Best Paper Award”
    I’m very excited to announce the new annual Law of Work Best Paper Award, which will be awarded to the best paper submitted to the annual conference of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association (CIRA) that deals with subject matter…
  • Sep 12

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    There is a long proud line of labour reporters who over the years have influenced labour policy by shining a spotlight on abusive labour practices.  As the newspaper industry for survival in the electronic age, labour reporters have been…
  • Sep 8

    Can an Employer Order a Female Employee to Wear a Bra at Work?

    Can an Employer Order a Female Employee to Wear a Bra at Work?
    A server at East Side Mario’s restaurant in Timmins is in the news this week alleging that her employer is requiring her to wear a bra at work as part of the company’s dress code.  Here’s a passage from the CBC print…
Rank this Week: 1047

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 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."...
  • Sep 13

    New Study Calculates Driving Times to Abortion Clinics from Urban Areas in the US

    New Study Calculates Driving Times to Abortion Clinics from Urban Areas in the US
    The Pudding (September 2017): How far is too far? An analysis of driving times to abortion clinics in the US, by Russell Goldenberg, Amber Thomas and Caitlyn Ralph As states continue to impose restrictions on abortion clinics that force…
  • Sep 8

    Abortion via telemedicine as safe as seeing doctor in person

    Abortion via telemedicine as safe as seeing doctor in person
    Reuters (September 7, 2017): Abortion via telemedicine as safe as seeing doctor in person, by Ronnie Cohen: A new study has found that the safety of medication abortion is the same when doctors provide information about how to use abortion...
Rank this Week: 20

Juries

Juries

Examines interesting and new developments regarding grand juries and trial juries. By Thaddeus Hoffmeister.

http://juries.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Cara Menyadap Whatsapp Orang Lain Dengan Mudah

    Cara Menyadap Whatsapp Orang Lain Dengan Mudah
    Whatsapp adalah aplikasi chatting sebagai pengganti sms yang hampir dimiliki semua pengguna ponsel baik itu android, ios dan lainnya. Dimana aplikasi pintar ini memiliki banyak sekali fungsi, seperti halnya untuk sms, voice note, mengirim…
  • Jan 27

    model rambut messi gaya rambut terbaru

    model rambut messi gaya rambut terbaru
     Pengagum sepak bola terutama fans bobot Lionel Messi anyar saja nih di buat ramai oleh mengedarnya tampilan rambut anyar sang bintang. Lewat account instagram pribadi sang istri, Antonela Roccuzzo (@antoroccuzzo88) rambut anyar Lionel…
  • Jan 26

    tips merias wajah anak untuk hari kartini

    tips merias wajah anak untuk hari kartini
     Tepatnya tanggal 21 April 2015, diperingati yang menjadi Hari Kartini. Tiap-tiap Hari Kartini banyak sekolah, lembaga, serta perusahan memperingatinya oleh cara lakukan karnaval. Peserta karnaval diwajibkan memakai baju kebiasaan atau…
Rank this Week: 1118

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

WITNESSETH: Law, Deals & Data

Provides practical insights from quantitative legal research on corporate law, capital markets, finance, and mergers & acquisitions, as well as law schools and legal education. By Professor Robert Anderson.

http://witnesseth.typepad.com
  • Sep 12

    Predicting the future of US News law school rankings with revealed preference rankings?

    Predicting the future of US News law school rankings with revealed preference rankings?
    A new entrant has emerged in the law school rankings debate, as Christopher Ryan and Brian Frye recently posted their paper, A Revealed-Preferences Ranking of Law Schools (forthcoming in the Alabama Law Review). The paper presents a ranking…
  • Sep 5

    The California bar exam and attorney discipline debate takes a strange turn

    The California bar exam and attorney discipline debate takes a strange turn
    The State Bar of California and the California Supreme Court are currently considering reducing the passing score of the California Bar Examination, possibly with retroactive effect to July 2017. To provide additional evidence that had been…
  • Aug 29

    Let's have a California bar exam pass rate preview

    Let's have a California bar exam pass rate preview
    The public debate over the passing score for the California bar exam is raging. Deans of California law schools are pushing hard for the State Bar and the California Supreme Court to lower the score required to pass. The deans believe…
Rank this Week: 2523

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: 59

In the News

In the News

Faculty news from Berkeley Law.

http://inthenews.berkeleylawblogs.org/
Rank this Week: 770

Nahmod Law

Nahmod Law

Covers 42 USC Section 1983 and constitutional law. By Professor Sheldon Nahmod.

http://nahmodlaw.com
  • Sep 11

    Free Speech and Fighting Word

    Free Speech and Fighting Word
    This post answers three questions. 1. Are fighting words protected by the First Amendment? 2. If not, why not? 3. What are fighting words? Fighting words are not protected by the First Amendment The Supreme Court explained it this way in…
  • Aug 22

    The Supreme Court Comments on the Intracorporate Conspiracy Doctrine

    The Supreme Court Comments on the Intracorporate Conspiracy Doctrine
    I blogged about the intracorporate conspiracy doctrine on October 8, 2012, and that post should be read here for background: https://nahmodlaw.com/2012/10/08/section-1983-and-the-intracorporate-conspiracy-doctrine/. More recently, the Supreme…
  • Jul 18

    Does the Fourth Amendment’s Exclusionary Rule Apply in Section 1983 Cases? The Circuits Answer No

    Does the Fourth Amendment’s Exclusionary Rule Apply in Section 1983 Cases? The Circuits Answer No
    In Mapp v. Ohio, 367 U.S. 643 (1961), the Supreme Court held that the exclusionary rule–under which evidence obtained by law enforcement officers who engage in searches or seizures in violation of the Fourth Amendment may not ordinarily…
Rank this Week: 239

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

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

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 10

    NFL Faces Uphill Battle in Obtaining "Emergency Stay" from Fifth Circuit

    NFL Faces Uphill Battle in Obtaining "Emergency Stay" from Fifth Circuit
    The next legal front in the NFL vs. NFLPA battle over Ezekiel Elliott's 6-game suspension is expected to open this week (perhaps as soon as Monday), when the NFL files its notice of appeal of Judge Mazzant's preliminary injunction ruling. But…
  • Sep 2

    WHEELGATE

    WHEELGATE
    In biblical times, Ezekiel had a vision of interlocking wheels and prophesied the tragic destruction of Jerusalem. Ezekiel Elliot, whose wheels have carried him to fame and fortune with the Dallas Cowboys, just might see a more contemporary…
  • Aug 28

    NFL's Evidence Exclusion May Pave Way for Elliott Victory in Federal Court on "Fundamental Fairness" Ground

    NFL's Evidence Exclusion May Pave Way for Elliott Victory in Federal Court on "Fundamental Fairness" Ground
    As noted legal philosopher, Yogi Berra, once famously remarked: "It's deja vu all over again. More than two years after the National Football League handed Tom Brady a decisive lower court victory in Deflategate for denying his legal…
Rank this Week: 454

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: 1069