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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 23

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does the Cassidy-Graham health-care bill have constitutional problems?

    [Jonathan H. Adler] Does the Cassidy-Graham health-care bill have constitutional problems?
    The Affordable Care Act faced immediate constitutional challenges once it was enacted. If congressional Republicans are able to cobble together enough votes to “repeal and replace” the ACA, their efforts may face similar legal…
  • Sep 23

    [Ilya Somin] A roundup of the Volokh Conspiracy symposium on the “Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism”

    [Ilya Somin] A roundup of the Volokh Conspiracy symposium on the “Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism”
      Over the last week, the Volokh Conspiracy has hosted a symposium of contributors to the newly published Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism (edited by Jason Brennan, Bas van der Vossen, and David Schmidtz). The book is the most…
  • Sep 23

    [Hillel Steiner] Free markets and exploitation

    [Hillel Steiner] Free markets and exploitation
    An exploitative transaction is one in which the economic values of items (goods or services) voluntarily exchanged for one another are not equal. For those who entertained an objective conception of economic value such as cost of production,…
Rank this Week: 6

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

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

    Mitigation Reduces Sanction For Billing Misconduct

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

    Undisclosed Accident Leads To Bar Charge

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

    A Different Kind Of Wife Swap

    A Different Kind Of Wife Swap
    The North Carolina State Bar imposed a consent interim suspension of a convicted former district attorney The Charlotte News & Observer reported Craig Blitzer, a former Rockingham County district attorney, pleaded guilty in Wake County…
Rank this Week: 34

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

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

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

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

    False advertising case stomped by ambiguity of "original"

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

    9th Circuit is sour on sugar-sweetened beverage disclosure

    9th Circuit is sour on sugar-sweetened beverage disclosure
    American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco, No. 16-16072 (9th Cir. Sept. 19, 2017) Plaintiffs challenged a SF ordinance requiring warnings about the health effects of certain sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on certain…
Rank this Week: 69

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: 916

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Sep 21

    Outside construction update – main door

    Outside construction update – main door
    The waterproofing work going on outside at the front of the library has a schedule change.  Rather than partially blocking off entrance doors for weeks at a time, all of the work at the main entrance will be done during the upcoming few…
  • 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…
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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: 1113

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: 4502