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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
  • Dec 14

    Stone Soup Assessment: Stacey-Rae Simcox’s Trusts & Estates Course

    Stone Soup Assessment: Stacey-Rae Simcox’s Trusts & Estates Course
    Stacey-Rae Simcox, who is director of Stetson’s Veteran’s Advocacy Clinic, used a Stone Soup assignment in her Trusts & Estates course.  This is a great illustration of how faculty can use Stone Soup in almost any law…
  • Dec 13

    ADR and Access to Justice: Current Perspectives (at this year’s AALS Meeting)

    ADR and Access to Justice: Current Perspectives (at this year’s AALS Meeting)
    Courtesy of my Moritz College of Law colleague, Ellen Deason: As you prepare for the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, plan on attending the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section’s program on Thursday, January 4 at 1:30…
  • Dec 13

    DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel: “Peace you make with your enemies”

    DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel: “Peace you make with your enemies”
    This afternoon we visited the Israeli Museum and had the pleasure of meeting with Yitzhak Rabin’s daughter, Dalia Rabin. The Museum is intentionally “not a mausoleum” but the living history both of Yitzhak Rabin and of…
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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/
  • Dec 14

    Justice Hart

    Justice Hart
    Congratulations to Melissa Hart, who was just named to the Colorado Supreme Court! Apparently, she will continue to teach, which I'm sure her colleagues and students at University of Colorado will be happy to hear. -Jeff Hirsch
  • Dec 14

    NLRB Changes Joint Employer and Workplace Policy Standard

    NLRB Changes Joint Employer and Workplace Policy Standard
    Well, that didn't take long. A mere day after our post about possible changes from the new NLRB, the Board has announced two major rule reversals. The second case announced, as will surprise exactly no one, reverses the NLRB's…
  • Dec 13

    Garden on Judge Kozinski's Record of Harassment

    Garden on Judge Kozinski's Record of Harassment
    Charlotte Garden (Seattle) has just posted on Take Care Blog that there were plenty of red flags at Judge Kozinski's confirmation hearings -- and that the Senate ignored them. She provides extensive excerpts from the Senate record, then…
Rank this Week: 34

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/
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Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Nov 29

    Speakers Differ at Lubar Center Program on Whether Success in School Can Increase Social Mobility

    Speakers Differ at Lubar Center Program on Whether Success in School Can Increase Social Mobility
    When you say “social-emotional learning,” you’ve said something that prompts wide-ranging and provocative conversations about kindergarten through twelfth grade education. That was the case Wednesday at a morning-long…
  • Nov 28

    The Myth About Practicing IP

    The Myth About Practicing IP
    I was recently visiting a relative in the hospital when the attending physician struck up a conversation with my family.  When he found out that I am an attorney, he asked about my area of practice.  I told him that I practice…
  • 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…
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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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