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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/
  • Feb 22

    Useful Links for Customs and International Trade

    Useful Links for Customs and International Trade
    The website of the Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA) has a page of useful links to resources on customs and international trade law. Click here to have a look. CITBA was founded in 1917 and incorporated in 1926....
  • Feb 13

    University of Oslo, Norway: Paid Ph.D. Research Fellowships in Public International Law

    University of Oslo, Norway: Paid Ph.D. Research Fellowships in Public International Law
    Here's a reminder that the University of Oslo Faculty of Law is offering up to two paid Ph.D. Research Fellowships within the project "State Consent to International Jurisdiction: Conferral, Modification and Termination" under the…
  • Feb 6

    Global Citizenship Law Project: Research Fellow

    Global Citizenship Law Project: Research Fellow
    Job Offer The WZB Berlin Social Science Centre, Project Group “International Citizenship Law” (led by Professor Liav Orgad) in the Research Area Migration and Diversity, is offering a position for a Research Fellow in the field of…
Rank this Week: 3866

The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
  • Feb 22

    Cathartic Impetu

    Cathartic Impetu
    What has been witnessed in the wake of the Florida school shooting is not about gun control or mental health. It is not about school security measures or legislation.  Yesterday’s hearings, townhalls and press events made plain…
  • Feb 22

    Assistant to the President Kellyanne Conway

    Assistant to the President Kellyanne Conway
    Assistant to the President Kellyanne Conway joined me this morning:
  • Feb 22

    Former Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Poneman On The Saudis Nuclear Program

    Former Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Poneman On The Saudis Nuclear Program
    Saudi Arabia wants to build up to 16 nuclear reactors.  Will the United States be the seller?  I asked former Depart of Energy #2 under President Obama –Dan Poneman– to explain:
Rank this Week: 1816

The Surly Subgroup

The Surly Subgroup

Covers tax law. By tax law professors.

https://surlysubgroup.com/
  • Feb 22

    PyeongChang 2018!

    PyeongChang 2018!
    I love the Olympics. Like, a lot. I mean, I realize that hosting the Olympics is basically a gigantic financial sinkhole. And I understand that the Olympics aren’t part of a massive geopolitical power struggle anymore. But the…
  • Feb 20

    IU Tax Policy Colloquium: Glogower, “Taxing Inequality”

    IU Tax Policy Colloquium: Glogower, “Taxing Inequality”
    By: Leandra Lederman On February 15, the Indiana University Maurer School of Law welcomed Prof. Ari Glogower from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law as the third speaker of the year in our Tax Policy Colloquium. Ari presented his…
  • Feb 16

    Taxing R2-D2? ABA Tax Section Panel on Automation and AI

    Taxing R2-D2? ABA Tax Section Panel on Automation and AI
    Kerry Ryan Associate Professor St. Louis University School of Law I had the pleasure of attending the midyear meeting of the ABA Tax Section this past weekend in San Diego. The Tax Policy & Simplification committee organized an…
Rank this Week: 1708

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/
Rank this Week: 3772

Excess of Democracy

Excess of Democracy

This blog covers election law issues and issues related to legal education. By Professor Derek T. Muller.

http://excessofdemocracy.com
  • Feb 22

    A few thoughts on improving law school test and applicant figures for 2018

    A few thoughts on improving law school test and applicant figures for 2018
    Recent data from the Law School Admissions Council shows that Law School Admissions Tests administered in December 2017 were up an eye-popping 27.9% year-over-year. It's worth digging a bit into the figures to see what that really…
  • Feb 21

    The challenge facing the challenge to winner-take-all systems in the Electoral College

    The challenge facing the challenge to winner-take-all systems in the Electoral College
    David Boies is leading an effort to challenge the winner-take-all method that most states use when awarding presidential electors. There are different ways states might award electors (which I used to project alternative electoral outcomes in…
  • Feb 20

    Subversive gerrymandering reform in Pennsylvania

    Subversive gerrymandering reform in Pennsylvania
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently released its long-awaited remedy in Pennsylvania's partisan gerrymandering litigation. The court decided that the legislature's congressional district maps were an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander…
Rank this Week: 2001

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: 1171

Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

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

    Bar Exam Positive Affirmation

    Bar Exam Positive Affirmation
    Every year, I am aware of the stress that bar studiers experience the week before the bar exam but I continue to be surprised by its various forms of manifestation. Some bar studiers are so fearful of the exam ahead...
  • Feb 20

    Podcasts Offer an Alternative to Case Reading

    Podcasts Offer an Alternative to Case Reading
    Some (or perhaps, most) law students get tired of reading judicial opinions every single day. I have found that giving students the option to listen to audio files or watch movies in lieu of reading a case helps to create...
  • Feb 19

    Finish Strong on the Bar

    Finish Strong on the Bar
    Bar preparation is in the stretch run. Everyone is turning the corner and trying to finish strong. The goal is to keep up the pace for another week to maximize points on the exam. Understanding the law is important, but...
Rank this Week: 3864

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

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

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

    Federal Appellate Court Upholds NY Donor Disclosure Regulation

    Federal Appellate Court Upholds NY Donor Disclosure Regulation
    Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion rejecting federal constitutional and other challenges to New York regulations requiring "charitable organizations" to disclose the identities of their…
  • Feb 21

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

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

    Nonprofits, Governance, and #MeToo

    Nonprofits, Governance, and #MeToo
    The #MeToo movement has reached several major nonprofit organizations, raising serious accountability and governance questions. For example: According to NPR, the General Counsel and Chief International Officer of the American Red Cross…
Rank this Week: 3870

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

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

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

    Making Life Difficult for Taxpayers: Another Congressional “Accomplishment”

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

    One Man Who Made A Difference in the Tax World

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

    How to Pay for a $1.7 Trillion Tax Cut

    How to Pay for a $1.7 Trillion Tax Cut
    The tax legislation enacted in December of last year adds roughly $1.7 Trillion to the national debt. Even some opponents of increasing the national debt voted for the legislation. Most of the revenue lost on account of the legislation comes…
Rank this Week: 1180

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/
  • Feb 20

    Exposing the Myths of Negotiating While Female

    Exposing the Myths of Negotiating While Female
    Andrea Kupfer Schneider, Negotiating While Female, 70 SMU L. Rev. (2017) Why are women paid less than men? Prevailing ethos conveniently blames the woman and her alleged inability to negotiate. This article argues that blaming women for any…
  • Feb 20

    Controlling Women by Controlling Clothes in the Workplace

    Controlling Women by Controlling Clothes in the Workplace
    Roxane Gay on Clothes in the Workplace: "I have never been good at dressing like a woman Regulating how women dress, both in and out of the workplace, is nothing new. In ancient Greece, an appointed group of magistrates,…
  • Feb 20

    Toxic Masculinity and Gun Control

    Toxic Masculinity and Gun Control
    Men and Guns: Are Masculinity and Firearms Inextricably Linked? Data shows gun violence is disproportionately a male problem. Of the 97 mass shootings in which three or more victims died since 1982, only three were committed by women (one…
Rank this Week: 2112

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: 1912

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/
Rank this Week: 1415

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
  • Feb 16

    Anna Goeldi: A Witchcraft Trial In Eighteenth Century Switzerland

    Anna Goeldi: A Witchcraft Trial In Eighteenth Century Switzerland
    From Hyperallergic: coverage of a new exhibition on the life and death of Anna Goeldi, the last woman executed for witchcraft in Europe. More about Anna Goeldi's life and trial here and here (from Atlas Obscura). Here in German.
  • Feb 16

    Tchoukou on Malleus Maleficarum: Scrutinizing Sorcery in Cameroon

    Tchoukou on Malleus Maleficarum: Scrutinizing Sorcery in Cameroon
    Julie Ada Tchoukou, University of Ottawa; McGill University, Institute of Comparative Law; University of Cape Town; Faculty of Law, has published Malleus Maleficarum: Scrutinizing Sorcery in Cameroon at Journal of African Law 1 (2018). Here…
  • Feb 5

    ICYMI: Droit et Surnaturel (Law and the Supernatural), edited by Jean-Christophe Roda @librarieLGDJ @jc_roda

    ICYMI: Droit et Surnaturel (Law and the Supernatural), edited by Jean-Christophe Roda @librarieLGDJ @jc_roda
    For the bookshelf (ICYMI): Droit et surnaturel (Jean-Christophe Roda, ed., L.G.D.J., 2015) (Grands colloques). Includes Nicolas Bronzo, Enchantements et (dés)illusions : la magie et la propriété intellectuelle.
Rank this Week: 2988

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Call me anything, but call me

    Call me anything, but call me
    On the Tax Prof blog here, Erin Scharff has posted a nice review of my new article on SSRN, A Requiem for the Destination-Based Cash Flow Tax.
  • Feb 14

    "Loopholes"

    "Loopholes"
    In yesterday's colloquium regarding Vanessa Williamson's Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes, the word "loophole" came up a lot, because it is important to people's perceptions regarding the supposed regressivity of income…
  • Feb 14

    NYU Tax policy colloquium, week 5: Vanessa Williamson's "Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes"

    NYU Tax policy colloquium, week 5: Vanessa Williamson's "Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes"
    Yesterday at the colloquium, Vanessa Willamson of the Brookings Institution presented two chapters from her book Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes. Specifically, we read chapters 2 and 4, which could be collectively titled…
Rank this Week: 4596

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/
  • Feb 15

    Foreign Export Cartels, Comity, and the Separation of Power

    Foreign Export Cartels, Comity, and the Separation of Power
    Over the last two decades, the United States government has taken the lead in convincing jurisdictions around the world to outlaw “hard core” cartel conduct.  Such cartel activity reduces economic welfare by artificially…
  • Feb 15

    Trade Agreements and Restatements as End Runs Around the Rule of Law

    Trade Agreements and Restatements as End Runs Around the Rule of Law
    The Internet is a modern miracle: from providing all varieties of entertainment, to facilitating life-saving technologies, to keeping us connected with distant loved ones, the scope of the Internet’s contribution to our daily lives is…
  • Feb 13

    A Windfall for Insurers in the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap

    A Windfall for Insurers in the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap
    The two-year budget plan passed last week makes important changes to payment obligations in the Medicare Part D coverage gap, also known as the donut hole.  While the new plan produces a one-year benefit for seniors by reducing what they…
Rank this Week: 2328

Ideas

Ideas

By Professor David Friedman.

http://daviddfriedman.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    Slandering the Past

    Slandering the Past
    I recently attended a Jewish wedding, part of which was the signing of the ketubah. At one point the Rabbi commented that in the old days the ketubah would specify how many chickens and goats the groom was paying the bride's father for his…
  • Feb 9

    Anyone want a talk in Europe in April?

    Anyone want a talk in Europe in April?
    I'm planning a speaking trip this April. Since currently it is two weeks and only three or four talks I thought I would see if anyone else was interested. Current plans are:Students for Liberty, Belgrade, April 13-15Sofia, Bulgaria, April…
  • Jan 22

    Talk in Phoenix

    Talk in Phoenix
    I'm going to be speaking on "Market Failure: An Argument For and Against Government" at 11:15 A.M. on Saturday, February 3rd, at the Freedom Summit in Phoenix, Arizona.In the past I have put up notices like this for speaking trips abroad.…
Rank this Week: 4180

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Feb 13

    Intermediary Liability 101

    Intermediary Liability 101
    Attached to this post are Powerpoint slides introducing intermediary liability basics. This particular deck comes from a great CIDE program in Mexico City. It is descended from others I’ve used over the years teaching at Stanford and…
  • Feb 6

    New Paper on The Risks of "Responsible Encryption"

    New Paper on The Risks of "Responsible Encryption"
    I've just released a new whitepaper called The Risks of "Responsible Encryption" in response to recent comments by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray. In recent remarks, both Rosenstein and Wray have…
  • Feb 4

    A Mixed Result for Cox in the Fourth Circuit

    A Mixed Result for Cox in the Fourth Circuit
                The Fourth Circuit has issued its decision in BMG v. Cox. In case you haven’t been following the ins and outs of the suit, BMG sued Cox in 2014 alleging that the…
Rank this Week: 1420

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
Rank this Week: 3868

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
  • Feb 8

    Scholarly Residuals for Faculty Compensation

    Scholarly Residuals for Faculty Compensation
    In many law schools and other university departments, faculty are recruited, evaluated, and granted tenure largely based on their research productivity and influence. That system works reasonably well to motivate faculty members prior to…
  • Feb 1

    Calibrating law school rankings for performance

    Calibrating law school rankings for performance
    The US News ranking system determines much of how law schools currently admit students. Schools are ranked in large part based on the incoming student medians for undergraduate GPA and LSAT. As a result, many schools attempt to maximize these…
  • Nov 27

    The turbulent future of law school admission

    The turbulent future of law school admission
    The most significant change in law school admissions in a generation is silently underway. A couple dozen law schools undertook a pilot program to determine whether the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) predicted law school grades as well as…
Rank this Week: 2005

New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

Covers the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals and other federal and state appeals courts. By Professor Vincent Martin Bonventre.

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Feb 8

    The FISA Court's Judges?

    The FISA Court's Judges?
    There's lots of nonsense being spread about the FISA Court. (Officially, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.) Not that it's surprising that nonsense should be passed around as fact. Not with hyper-partisanship, hyper-polarization,…
  • Oct 1

    A Supremely Blockbuster New Term?

    A Supremely Blockbuster New Term?
    For much of the last two terms, the United States Supreme Court was short one Justice. The vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in early 2016 remained unfilled until the appointment of Neil Gorsuch late last term. During…
  • Aug 2

    Gorsuch, Part 6: The Now-Justice Like the Then-Judge

    Gorsuch, Part 6: The Now-Justice Like the Then-Judge
    We've seen how Neil Gorsuch's record as an appeals court judge was ultra-conservative. Reviewing those cases where he stuck his neck out to disagree publicly with his colleagues by writing a dissenting opinion--presumably because he felt…
Rank this Week: 3752

Goldman's Observations

Goldman's Observations

Covers legal education and the legal industry. By Professor Eric Goldman.

http://personal.ericgoldman.org/
  • Feb 7

    Recap of My Writing Projects From 2017

    Recap of My Writing Projects From 2017
    I’m doing my faculty activity report for 2017. My wife’s health has been stable, and that has fueled a productive year for writing. Here’s my list of works produced/completed since Jan. 1, 2017: Scholarship Emojis and the…
  • Feb 6

    Spring 2018 Travel/Speaking Schedule

    Spring 2018 Travel/Speaking Schedule
    I’m not teaching this semester and I’m doing more business travel, so I have a few trips planned this semester, including: * February 22, Washington DC. I’m speaking at the Federal Communications Law Journal symposium on…
  • Nov 18

    Interview With ‘All About Cats’ Regarding the ‘Find Kitty Nala’ Book

    Interview With ‘All About Cats’ Regarding the ‘Find Kitty Nala’ Book
    A year ago, I did an interview about the Find Kitty Nala book for the website “All About Cats.” I intended to repost it here but the draft got buried. Today, I’m celebrating Caturday by exhuming this draft (better late...
Rank this Week: 4006

The China Collection

The China Collection

Covers modern Chinese law.

http://thechinacollection.org/
  • Feb 5

    Whataboutism: valid and invalid form

    Whataboutism: valid and invalid form
    A recent discussion on a Chinese politics discussion group of which I’m a member raised the issue of whataboutism. What…
  • Jan 26

    Critical theory in the service of authoritarianism

    Critical theory in the service of authoritarianism
    Just saw this wonderful tweet from Chris Buckley. Dang, wish I had said that! But seriously: using the language of…
  • Jan 17

    Fellowships at the Congressional-Executive Commission on China

    Fellowships at the Congressional-Executive Commission on China
    I have received the following announcement: ______________________________________________________________________________________ FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT           Congressional-Executive…
Rank this Week: 1483

Guile is Good! Why We Need Lawyers

Guile is Good! Why We Need Lawyers

Stories, movies, and books, all with the same there--how lawyers can help make a better world.

http://www.guileisgood.com
  • Feb 3

    China Has Big Plans for Your Future

    China Has Big Plans for Your Future
    When I first visited China in the 1980’s, the tallest building in Shanghai was the fourteen story Peace Hotel; when I returned a few years later, there were over fifty skyscrapers over fifty stories. So China’s economic miracle is…
  • Jan 4

    Is it Good to “Think Like a Lawyer”?

    Is it Good to “Think Like a Lawyer”?
    I have always been puzzled by the venerable phrase “thinking like a lawyer.” What does it mean and should we take it as a  compliment or a put-down? Anne Marie Slaughter clearly sees it as a compliment: “Thinking like a…
  • Dec 1

    Not Garrison Keillor!

    Not Garrison Keillor!
    It’s easy enough to enjoy some righteous indignation when the Roy Moores of the world are accused of sexual harassment, but I have a different reaction when people I admire like Garrison Keillor, Louis C.K. and Al Franken are  the…
Rank this Week: 2077

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2900

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Law Deans on Legal Education Blog

Edited by I. Richard Gershon, Paul E. McGreal and Cynthia L. Fountaine.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_deans/
  • Jan 31

    Women's Leadership in Academia Conference Announcement and Call for Proposal

    Women's Leadership in Academia Conference Announcement and Call for Proposal
    Georgia Law will be hosting the first annual conference for Women's Leadership in Academia this summer on July 19-20. The conference will emphasize giving attendees concrete skills in areas such as negotiation, as well as building a…
  • Feb 6

    Would Receivership Be Appropriate for a Failing and Malfeasant Law School?

    Would Receivership Be Appropriate for a Failing and Malfeasant Law School?
    [by Rick Bales; this is a cross-post from today's op-ed at TaxProf Blog] As has been much-described elsewhere, the Department of Education has, for a variety of reasons (mostly related to admitting unqualified students and low bar pass…
  • Feb 4

    How Would Nuking the Charitable Tax Deduction Affect Higher Ed (and Law Deaning)?

    How Would Nuking the Charitable Tax Deduction Affect Higher Ed (and Law Deaning)?
    [from Rick Bales] We may soon find out. According to Forbes (Ashlea Ebeling , This May Be The Last Year You Get A Charitable Tax Deduction), via Dean Dad, the tax deduction for charitable contributions may be history. This could...
Rank this Week: 2114

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Jan 29

    Geeking Out on Post-Industrial Renewal: Back to Pittsburgh

    Geeking Out on Post-Industrial Renewal: Back to Pittsburgh
    What does it mean for any city or region to transform from a “post-industrial city into an innovation powerhouse”? That phrase is the tagline on a series of stories being developed and posted this month (end of January through…
  • Jan 2

    For a New Year: An Invitation Regarding Law, Legal Education, and Imagining the Future, Part V

    For a New Year: An Invitation Regarding Law, Legal Education, and Imagining the Future, Part V
    This is the last in a five-post series about how to advance a large-scale, integrated conversation about the future of legal education, as a foundational project that links up with equivalent questions about law and the legal profession.…
  • Jan 1

    For a New Year: Some Thoughts on Law, Law Schools, and Imagining the Future, Part IV

    For a New Year: Some Thoughts on Law, Law Schools, and Imagining the Future, Part IV
    This series of posts concerns the future of law, the legal profession, and legal education. [Part I, here] [Part II, here] [Part III, here] It emphasizes the relevance and significance of independent conversations on the topic among legal…
Rank this Week: 1176

nathuLAW

nathuLAW

Focuses on the interplay between law and education in the Caribbean region, with particular reference to Trinidad and Tobago.

http://nathulaw.com
Rank this Week: 1994

ataxingmatter

ataxingmatter

Tax law and economics by Linda Beale

http://ataxingmatter.blogs.com/tax/
  • Jan 3

    Trump celebrates his (very expensive) tax cuts for himself and his rich golfing buddie

    Trump celebrates his (very expensive) tax cuts for himself and his rich golfing buddie
    Remember how Trump sold the Republicans' $1.5 trillion-deficit-creating tax cut plan as a boon for the middle class that was going to create jobs and raise wages? That was in September, when he told congressional lawmakers at the White…
  • Dec 22

    What is the GOP goal? A return to the "gilded age" (or worse)

    What is the GOP goal? A return to the "gilded age" (or worse)
    When right-wing Roy Moore said that the time when America was great was during slavery, he revealed something key to the current GOP members of Congress and state legislatures--their primary goal is to return to a time when owners of...
  • Dec 21

    GOP Congress: my (wealthy) donors made me do it

    GOP Congress: my (wealthy) donors made me do it
    The GOP's tax-complicating, deficit-increasing, wealthy-subsidizing, Arctic destroying, Health Care damaging, $1.5 trillion tax "reform" package is unpopular with most Americans, destructive to the government's ability to fund…
Rank this Week: 4594

Susan Crawford Blog

Susan Crawford Blog

By Cardozo Law School professor Susan Crawford.

http://scrawford.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 1169

paulmaharg.com

paulmaharg.com

Largely legal education, curriculum design, rhetoric and digital technologies. Regulation and global legal education. Occasionally law and literature. Very occasionally, Scottish independence.

http://paulmaharg.com
  • 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…
  • Dec 4

    Day 2, Plenary roundtable, UNSW legal research conference

    Day 2, Plenary roundtable, UNSW legal research conference
    Sally Lift first, talking on regulatory pressures.  She summarised the pressures.  She mentioned working with the profession to bring them with us, and the importance of ethical judgment as well as strategy, creativity, empathy,…
  • Dec 4

    Day 2, session 3, UNSW legal education research conference

    Day 2, session 3, UNSW legal education research conference
    This session is called ‘Writing for Law’.  First up, Philippa Ryan (UTS), on ‘Teaching law students the role of discourse markers’.  To improve their self assessment skills, their academic legal writing and…
Rank this Week: 2060

GreenLaw

GreenLaw

provide information, context, and commentary on current events and developments in the field of environmental law. By Pace University School of Law's environmental law program.

http://greenlaw.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Oct 10

    Pruitt’s Arbitrary Cost Accounting is Built into the Concept of Cost Benefit Analysi

    Pruitt’s Arbitrary Cost Accounting is Built into the Concept of Cost Benefit Analysi
    EPA Adminstrator Scott Pruitt announced yesterday that today he will propose the repeal of the Obama-EPA Clean Power Plan, which required a system of carbon-emissions reductions by power plants to mitigate climate harms.  The CPP was a…
  • Apr 28

    Carbon Tax based on Social Cost of Carbon: Cost Benefit Analysis in Disguise?

    Carbon Tax based on Social Cost of Carbon: Cost Benefit Analysis in Disguise?
    Bangla Desh Flooding David Robert’s second installment of his ruminations on carbon taxes is out here, and is worth a read. Shorter David Roberts: a $10 per ton carbon tax based on low estimates of the social cost of carbon is still…
  • Apr 28

    Earth Week, Tax Week, Carbon Tax

    Earth Week, Tax Week, Carbon Tax
    (reposted from the old Green Law web site- originally posted 4/22/16) I see that both David Roberts and Paul Krugman have been writing about carbon pricing — specifically carbon taxes — this week as a mechanism to achieve the…
Rank this Week: 2959

Haifa Faculty of Law Blog

Haifa Faculty of Law Blog

From the University of Haifa, Faculty of Law.

http://haifalawfaculty.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 9

    האינטרס הציבורי בצמצום…

    האינטרס הציבורי בצמצום מאסרים – על חובות התביעה בעקבות דוח ועדת דורנר     מאת אורן גזל-אייל<!--[if !supportFootnotes]-->[1]<!--[endif]--> והילה…
  • 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…
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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: 4372

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: 2349

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: 3942

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: 4159

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    New Cases on the Constitutionality of Long Sentences for Juveniles: The Graham Saga Continue

    New Cases on the Constitutionality of Long Sentences for Juveniles: The Graham Saga Continue
    In Graham v. Florida, 560 U.S. 48 (2010), the U.S. Supreme Court barred the sentence of life without the possibility of parole (LWOP) for crimes committed by anyone under eighteen years of age. Grounded in the Cruel and Unusual…
  • Sep 2

    After Return from Prison, Friends Can Be Key to Success or Failure

    After Return from Prison, Friends Can Be Key to Success or Failure
    New research highlights the importance of friends in determining whether returning prisoners will commit new crimes. A considerable body of prior research has demonstrated the importance of family relationships to the returning prisoner, but…
  • Aug 14

    Crime and Stigma: New Research Explores the Connection

    Crime and Stigma: New Research Explores the Connection
    The colonial Americans famously had their “scarlet letter” punishments, which marked and shamed the criminal. Today, the stigma of a conviction may be less vividly displayed, but it is no less real. Two interesting new…
Rank this Week: 3144

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

Discusses new court decisions, legislation, and other cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. By Alex Stein, Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

http://www.steinmedicalmalpractice.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    MORE ON THE ECJ VACCINE LIABILITY DECISION

    MORE ON THE ECJ VACCINE LIABILITY DECISION
    My friend and mentor, the former Israeli Chief Justice Aharon Barak, used to say that when neither side likes the court’s decision, chances are that the court was right. This is likely to be the case with the European Court of Justice…
  • Jul 23

    VACCINE LIABILITY IN EUROPE: A NEW DEVELOPMENT

    VACCINE LIABILITY IN EUROPE: A NEW DEVELOPMENT
    On June 21, the European Court of Justice has issued an important ruling on vaccine manufacturers liability. N.W. et al. v. Sanofi Pasteur MSD, C‑621/15. This ruling triggered a hailstorm of criticism from different media outlets,…
  • Jul 23

    President Trump’s Tort Reform

    President Trump’s Tort Reform
    Alex Stein President Trump’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018 proposes a thoroughgoing reform of our medical malpractice system. Executive Office of the President of the United States, Major Savings and Reforms, Budget of the U.S.…
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Irish Law Updates

Irish Law Updates

Updates on Irish and Northern Irish Law. By Darius Whelan.

http://www.ucc.ie/law/irishlaw/blogger/blogger.html
  • Jul 17

    Events from July 2017 onward

    Events from July 2017 onward
    Updated listings of forthcoming events:Thu. 20 July 2017:Circuit Court Rules - a trap for the unwary? Litigation Seminar - Dublin Solicitors Bar Association, Dublin http://www.dsba.ie/seminars.574.html Thu. 27 July 2017:Commercial…
  • Mar 28

    Events in March 2017 and after

    Events in March 2017 and after
    I have updated the listings of events here.This is the current list: Wed. 29 March 2017:Making Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Meaningful,…
  • Mar 14

    Áine Hynes: The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 – What to Expect in Practice

    Áine Hynes: The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 – What to Expect in Practice
    Áine Hynes  -  Casey Photography This a summary of the presentation by Áine Hynes to the Legal Capacity Conference 2016 at University College Cork. The summary was written by Joanna Ralston.More information on…
Rank this Week: 1148

Blog Law Blog

Blog Law Blog

Covers the legal aspects of blogging. Topics include blog-related intellectual property law, Internet regulation, defamation, and censorship, as well as how blogs are used as evidence and authority in the courts. By Professor Eric E. Johnson.

http://bloglawblog.com/blog/
  • Jul 14

    Client in Chief: The Nightmare of Lawyering for Trump

    Client in Chief: The Nightmare of Lawyering for Trump
    TweetHere’s something you already knew: “managing Trump” is a “‘titanic’ legal task.” That’s from the app-based headline for the this Washington Post story: Trump’s legal team faces…
  • Jul 14

    Free-Expression Organization Sues Trump Over Blocking People From @realDonaldTrump on Twitter

    Free-Expression Organization Sues Trump Over Blocking People From @realDonaldTrump on Twitter
    TweetThe Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, along with a number of individuals, has sued President Donald Trump in the federal court for blocking users from his Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump. The organization said in…
  • Mar 10

    British Activist/Blogger Wins Tweet Libel Award Against Columnist

    British Activist/Blogger Wins Tweet Libel Award Against Columnist
    TweetBritish news is reporting that Jack Monroe (@MxJackMonroe), who writes about hunger and food issues, has won £24,000 (US$29,200) damages award against newspaper columnist and TV personality Katie Hopkins (@KTHopkins) over two…
Rank this Week: 3091

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

From George Mason University School of Law.

http://jlep.net/home/
  • 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…
  • Jun 18

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2015-2016 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2015-2016 Incoming Masthead
    Editor-in-Chief Manmeet Dhindsa Executive Editor Jesse Hong Managing Editor Gwen Ball Senior Articles Editor Samantha Grunberg Senior Notes Editor Geoff Moody Senior Research Editor Liz Dalton Research Editor Matt Devendorf Articles Selection…
Rank this Week: 1039

The Legal Whiteboard

The Legal Whiteboard

Edited by William D. Henderson, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, Michele DeStefano, Andrew Morris and Jerry Organ.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwhiteboard/
  • May 3

    Thank you for your readership

    Thank you for your readership
    The Legal Whiteboard ceased publication effective April 30, 2017. It was a wonderful ride for the editors. Thank you for your readership. For an explanation of why LWB ceased publication, see this farewell post. Going forward, Bill…
  • Apr 30

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (LWB Farewell Series)

    What is more important for lawyers: where you go to law school or what you learned? (LWB Farewell Series)
    This is my last Farewell Series Post -- a deep dive into the legal labor market from July 2015. I'll be producing more of this type of analysis as part of my ongoing research at Legal Evolution. What is more...
  • Apr 28

    Understanding Trends in Demographics of Law Students (LWB Farewell Series)

    Understanding Trends in Demographics of Law Students (LWB Farewell Series)
    In October and November 2013, I had a series of three blog posts about changing demographics among law students. The first looked at changes in applicants from the top 240 feeder schools. The second documented a greater decrease in…
Rank this Week: 2132

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • May 1

    Moving my blog site

    Moving my blog site
    Dear readers, Time to put The China Collection in your blog reader. After twelve years (I started in May 2005) and almost a million visits here at the Chinese Law Prof Blog, I'm making some major changes in my blogging....
  • Apr 17

    How to become a China lawyer

    How to become a China lawyer
    Here's a good blog post on that subject by Dan Harris at the China Law Blog. Must reading for students interested in this practice area.
  • Apr 15

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie
    Did that headline get your attention? If...
Rank this Week: 1232

Dissenting Justice

Dissenting Justice

Provides commentary on law, politics and justice. By Professor Darren Hutchinson.

http://dissentingjustice.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4127

Law & Development Blog

Law & Development Blog

By Professors Tom Ginsburg and Veronica Taylor.

http://lawdevelopment.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    Update -- new blog on 'regulatory geography'

    Update -- new blog on 'regulatory geography'
    Many of my previous posts on this blog have made reference to how dynamics of geography might effect law and development.  Along these lines, my own research focuses more on the regulatory effects of geography (what I call regulatory…
  • Jun 15

    On pianos, trees and development

    On pianos, trees and development
    An apologies to our readers for my absence during this semester. Family matters have kept me away from most of my professional commitments. But I am back, and happy to see that Michael Dowdle's has done a good job at keeping the blog alive!In…
  • May 5

    M. Sornarajah's Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment -- and its relevance to law and development (and New Development Economics in particular)

    M. Sornarajah's Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment -- and its relevance to law and development (and New Development Economics in particular)
    My colleague here in Singapore, M. Sornarajah ('Sorna' to his friends) has a new book just published by Cambridge University Press entitled Resistance and Change in the International Law on Foreign Investment.  The book has (surprising?)…
Rank this Week: 3865