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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/
  • Jan 17

    The Legal Case Against Weinstein’s Suppression Effort

    The Legal Case Against Weinstein’s Suppression Effort
    Lynne Bernabei (founding partner) and Kristen Sinisi (senior associate), Bernabei & Kabat in D.C., have published in Law 360 The Legal Case Against Weinstein’s Suppression Efforts. With permission of the authors and of Law360, I am…
  • Jan 15

    Will New Tax Law Make Everyone an Independent Contractor?

    Will New Tax Law Make Everyone an Independent Contractor?
    Shu-Yi Oei & Diane M. Ring (both of Boston College Law) have just posted on SSRN their essay Is New Code Section 199A Really Going to Turn Us All into Independent Contractors? Here's the abstract: There has been a lot...
  • Jan 15

    Terri Beiner Named UALR Law Dean

    Terri Beiner Named UALR Law Dean
    Congratulations to Terri Beiner, who has been named dean of University of Arkansas - Little Rock School of Law. UALR is fortunate to have her at the helm! rb
Rank this Week: 96

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
  • Jan 18

    Friend

    Friend
    I sometimes get inquiries about acronyms FOI (friend of Indisputably), FOB (friend of the blog), and especially the coveted designation __FOI (___ friend of Indisputably), such as AFOI, BFOI etc.  People want to know what the initial…
  • Jan 18

    Tim Hedeen: Good and Easy Class Exercise

    Tim Hedeen: Good and Easy Class Exercise
    OFOI Tim Hedeen described the following class exercise about the nature of negotiation, which can easily be adapted in many ways.  (If you want to give students even more of a run for their money, you might assign students to read the…
  • Jan 16

    An Example of The Power of Apology and Forgivene

    An Example of The Power of Apology and Forgivene
    Our field aspires to promote restorative justice and healing when  one person has wronged another.  This can truly happen only when the person committing the wrong takes responsibility, typically reflected in an acknowledgment of…
Rank this Week: 3947

Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Jan 18

    Lake Michigan and the Chicago Megacity in the 21st Century

    Lake Michigan and the Chicago Megacity in the 21st Century
    I have previously written in this space about the difficult water policy issues facing “megacities,” generally defined as cities with a population of over ten million people. Meanwhile, the Law School, working in partnership with…
  • Jan 10

    Supreme Court Navigates Two Water Disputes, With More On The Way

    Supreme Court Navigates Two Water Disputes, With More On The Way
    On Monday the Supreme Court heard arguments in two interstate water allocation disputes, Florida v. Georgia and Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado. The Court has also accepted a third such case, Mississippi v. Tennessee, and assigned it to…
  • Jan 9

    Welcome to the Line

    Welcome to the Line
    Recently, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took up and reversed net neutrality.  If you are unfamiliar with net neutrality, it is the principle that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are not allowed to discriminate against…
Rank this Week: 3162

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/
  • Jan 8

    The Principles of Charity and Humane Sensibility in Philosophy

    The Principles of Charity and Humane Sensibility in Philosophy
    The following from the “Overture” to Raymond Tallis’s The Explicit Animal: A Defence of Human Consciousness (St. Martin’s Press, 1999; first edition, 1991) strikes me as an insufficiently recognized example of one…
  • Jan 7

    Raymond Tallis on the sterility of neuroaesthetic

    Raymond Tallis on the sterility of neuroaesthetic
    “An extreme expression of the faith of neuroscientism is the emergence of a so-called neuroaesthetics that looks to neuroscience to explain aesthetic experience. Neuroaesthetics has attracted adherents from many disciplines. Certain…
  • Jan 6

    The “informationalization” of the universe ( … and the dire need for philosophical anthropology)

    The “informationalization” of the universe ( … and the dire need for philosophical anthropology)
    “ … [T]he illegitimately, and at times insanely, extended misuse of the term ‘information’ is absolutely pivotal to establishing the conceptual confusions necessary to the seeming fruitfulness and explanatory power of…
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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…
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