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The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

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

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Sep 20

    [Javier Hidalgo] The libertarian case for open border

    [Javier Hidalgo] The libertarian case for open border
    If you’re a libertarian, you should endorse open borders. Here’s why. Libertarians prize individual liberty. According to libertarians, we have rights to associate with others as we see fit and engage in economic transactions with…
  • Sep 20

    [Eugene Volokh] Kalashnikov statue unveiled in Moscow

    [Eugene Volokh] Kalashnikov statue unveiled in Moscow
    The Associated Press reports: The new statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov cradling his signature AK-47 assault rifle unveiled Tuesday in Moscow commemorates one of Russia’s most renowned and reviled inventions. By some estimates, the…
  • Sep 20

    [Ilya Somin] How political ignorance strengthens the case for libertarianism

    [Ilya Somin] How political ignorance strengthens the case for libertarianism
    My chapter in the Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism explains how widespread political ignorance strengthens the case for limiting and decentralizing government power. The perils of voter ignorance are exacerbated by the knowledge…
Rank this Week: 5

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

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

    Breach Of "Shiduch" Lawsuit Sees A New Year

    Breach Of "Shiduch" Lawsuit Sees A New Year
    The New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department agreed with a trial court denial of a motion to dismiss a civil action The plaintiff commenced this action to recover damages for breach of contract and fraud, alleging…
  • Sep 20

    Recusal Denied Despite Improper Independent Investigation By Judge

    Recusal Denied Despite Improper Independent Investigation By Judge
    The Tennessee Supreme Court reversed an order granting a judge's recusal in a civil case for an improper ex parte telephone call This case is on appeal from a trial court judge’s decision not to recuse herself based on a...
  • Sep 20

    Judge Should Have Recused But Error Harmle

    Judge Should Have Recused But Error Harmle
    The South Dakota Supreme Court affirmed a fourth-degree rape conviction Approximately one month before [defendant] Shelton’s trial, his attorney moved to withdraw from the case. Shelton’s former cellmate came forward with information that…
Rank this Week: 51

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

Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

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

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
Rank this Week: 1487

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Sep 19

    Do you have children?

    Do you have children?
    The library maintains a small collection of children’s books which can be found in the Loewinger Lounge on the left hand side of the Reading Room. We have books for preschoolers and some primary grade books, as well. Feel free to take a…
  • Sep 8

    Law Library Response to 2017 Student Survey

    Law Library Response to 2017 Student Survey
    Each spring, the Law Library conducts a survey of our students.  In 2017, 276 students responded to our survey, and we published summary charts of the responses back in April. Now we’re publishing a survey response, to…
  • Sep 8

    Check out some portable power

    Check out some portable power
    The library has available for circulation several portable power packs.  If you will be sitting someplace without power and you need to charge your laptop, pad, or phone, one of these chargers will allow you to run or charge your device.…
Rank this Week: 2625

Georgetown Law Faculty Blog

Georgetown Law Faculty Blog

Blog for various Georgetown Law faculty to post about legal topics of interest.

http://gulcfac.typepad.com/georgetown_university_law/
  • Jun 13

    Cost-Benefit Jumps the Shark

    Cost-Benefit Jumps the Shark
    The Department of Justice's Economic Analysis of Prison Rape by Lisa Heinzerling Despite initial signs suggesting a different path, the Obama Administration has promoted the role of cost-benefit analysis in regulatory policy as fiercely as…
  • Jun 6

    Antibiotics, Animals, and Agency Discretion

    Antibiotics, Animals, and Agency Discretion
    by Lisa Heinzerling When an agency defends over three decades of inaction on an important problem by saying that acting would take too long, one hopes a judge reviewing the agency's inaction will see through the pretense. This is exactly what…
  • Sep 2

    Ozone Madne

    Ozone Madne
    (The following post corrects two small factual errors in the original post.) by Lisa Heinzerling Today, President Obama announced that he had asked EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to withdraw the final National Ambient Air Quality Standard…
Rank this Week: 1508

Foreign Collection Development…

Foreign Collection Development Blog (FCIL-SIS)

Discusses new titles and current issues in collection development for law librarians who collect foreign and international law at their institutions.

http://foreignlawcollections.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4498