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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/
  • Nov 15

    Widiss on Workplace Effects of Intimate Partner Violence

    Widiss on Workplace Effects of Intimate Partner Violence
    Deborah Widiss (Indiana) has just posted a new book chapter on SSRN: Addressing the Workplace Effects of Intimate Partner Violence, in Violence and Abuse in the Workplace (Cary Cooper & Ronald Burke eds., forthcoming 2018). Here's the…
  • Nov 12

    Republican Tax Bill Puts Thumb on EE-IC Scale

    Republican Tax Bill Puts Thumb on EE-IC Scale
    Shu-Yi Oei and Diane Ring (both Boston College) have just posted on Tax Prof Blog The Senate Tax Bill and the Battles Over Worker Classification. Their post is extensive and detailed and well worth a full read. Here's a quick...
  • Nov 10

    Equality Law Scholars' Forum: Friday, November 17 – Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Equality Law Scholars' Forum: Friday, November 17 – Saturday, November 18, 2017
    The Forum is designed to provide junior scholars with commentary and critique by their more senior colleagues in the legal academy and, more broadly, to foster development and understanding of new scholarly currents across equality law. The…
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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
  • Nov 17

    ADR Law Student Writing Competition with $10,000 Prize!

    ADR Law Student Writing Competition with $10,000 Prize!
    From FOI Jacqueline Nolan-Haley (Fordham): I am happy to announce the details of the second annual ADR writing competition. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP ADR LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION 2018 The Dispute Resolution Section of the New York…
  • Nov 15

    Louis C.K.’s Apology

    Louis C.K.’s Apology
    Since the recent publications about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged serial sexual misconduct, there has been a wave of stories about others who have allegedly committed sexual misconduct.  The comedian Louis C.K. is one of the men who…
  • Nov 15

    Lawyers’ Ethical Responsibility in Negotiating Confidential Settlements on Behalf of Serial Lawbreaker

    Lawyers’ Ethical Responsibility in Negotiating Confidential Settlements on Behalf of Serial Lawbreaker
    In another post, I discuss Louis C.K.’s apologies for his repeated sexual misconduct.  Although he apparently didn’t settle claims for this conduct (that I have read about, anyway), other wrongdoers certainly have done…
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Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Nov 16

    Voter Identification Laws Set Off Alarm Bells for “On the Issues” Speaker

    Voter Identification Laws Set Off Alarm Bells for “On the Issues” Speaker
    A cycle in which expansion of the right to vote is followed by efforts to suppress voting can be traced back to the 18th and 19th centuries, according to Professor Atiba Ellis. And the cycle continues now in ways that are…
  • Nov 15

    Political Flux in Southwestern Wisconsin Offers Surprises, Journalist Find

    Political Flux in Southwestern Wisconsin Offers Surprises, Journalist Find
    Don’t make assumptions. Every journalist knows that assumptions can lead you astray. So if you’re talking with five guys in Richland County in southwestern Wisconsin about their guns and chain saws, you might guess they voted for…
  • Nov 14

    “Work-Mom” Balance

    “Work-Mom” Balance
    My husband Brad and I are proud parents of a 20-month-old daughter, Lucille.  Having to balance being a mom and a litigator at a large firm is probably the most challenging thing I’ve ever done.  But it’s also an…
Rank this Week: 614

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/
  • Nov 11

    The Left: Secular, Spiritual, Utopian and … Pragmatic

    The Left: Secular, Spiritual, Utopian and … Pragmatic
    I was quite moved upon reading the following passage yesterday from Vincent Geoghegan’s persuasive and profound book, Utopianism and Marxism (Methuen, 1987): “In moments of despair [Rosa] Luxemburg was driven to conceive of…
  • Nov 10

    The Right to Resist (especially violent) Repression & Just Revolutionary War

    The Right to Resist (especially violent) Repression & Just Revolutionary War
    To date, and rather surprisingly given the violent (and non-violent) struggles of oppressed peoples around our planet in the twentieth century, those who specialize in normative political theory and the ethics of war (or just war theory) have…
  • Nov 5

    Wen and the Odes in Confucianism: possible lessons for a democratic polity?

    Wen and the Odes in Confucianism: possible lessons for a democratic polity?
     In the political domain … acts of knowing and persuading rested upon wise use of the Odes. … [I]n any social gathering, true virtuosi of theOdes, whether male or female, could safely express their innermost feelings…
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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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