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Faculty Blog

Faculty Blog

The Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog

http://law.marquette.edu/facultyblog/
  • Oct 19

    Bucks Exec Emphasizes Team’s Community Goals in “On the Issues” Program

    Bucks Exec Emphasizes Team’s Community Goals in “On the Issues” Program
    Yes, the owners of the Milwaukee Bucks have big goals for their basketball team, including ultimately an NBA championship. But they also have big goals for spurring positive developments in Milwaukee, not only in the immediate area of their…
  • Oct 18

    Author Describes a Lessened, But Still Can-Do Janesville in Law School Program

    Author Describes a Lessened, But Still Can-Do Janesville in Law School Program
    Amy Goldstein, author of Janesville: An American Story, says her goal in writing the book was not to offer policy prescriptions, but “to get people to think” about what changes in the American economy have meant to everyday people…
  • Oct 15

    Marquette Law Review Article Featured in Prescription Painkiller Exposé

    Marquette Law Review Article Featured in Prescription Painkiller Exposé
    In cooperation with 60 Minutes, the Washington Post has published a fascinating new story about the behind-the-scenes efforts of actors in the pharmaceuticals business to soften regulatory enforcement at the just the time that…
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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/
  • Oct 18

    Legal Protection for NFL Protests? Not So Fast . . . .

    Legal Protection for NFL Protests? Not So Fast . . . .
    Ben Sachs and Noah Zatz have an op-ed in the New York Times today arguing that they believe that the NFL players' national anthem protests are protected under various legal theories, mirroring some of their early writings that Rick posted...
  • Oct 16

    Solicitor General's View on USERRA Abrogation

    Solicitor General's View on USERRA Abrogation
    As I mentioned recently, the Supreme Court had requested the Solicitor General's view on whether the abrogation of state sovereign immunity under USERRA was valid. The SG's office just submitted its brief, recommending the denial of cert.…
  • Oct 14

    NFL in the New

    NFL in the New
    The NFL is once again providing great fodder for labor/employment exam questions. Over at Indisputably, Sarah Cole has a great post about the Fifth Circuit's rejection of a preliminary injunction by the NFL Players' association that would…
Rank this Week: 63

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/
  • Oct 16

    Anarchism: Philosophy & Praxis — a bibliography

    Anarchism: Philosophy & Praxis — a bibliography
    The first draft of my latest—82nd—bibliography, “Anarchism: Philosophy & Praxis,” is now available. 
  • Oct 6

    A Nobel Peace Prize We Can All Live With

    A Nobel Peace Prize We Can All Live With
    Here’s a Nobel Peace Prize we can all live with: (Reuters) – “The Norwegian Nobel Committee, warning of a rising risk of nuclear war, awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday to a little-known [well, that depends upon…
  • Oct 2

    Toward a Secular Spiritual Ethics for All of U

    Toward a Secular Spiritual Ethics for All of U
    The section that immediately follows is excerpted from Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011) by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso [Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso] born…
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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
  • Oct 12

    A Win for Arbitration Process, A Loss for the Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliot

    A Win for Arbitration Process, A Loss for the Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliot
    As a sports fan and a fan of arbitration, I have followed with interest the ongoing battles between the NFLPA and the NFL over the consequences of their unusual arbitration process. It is no surprise to those who follow arbitration that the…
  • Oct 6

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic 20th Anniversary Celebration

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic 20th Anniversary Celebration
    Twenty years ago, Pace Law School opened the first securities arbitration clinic in the country in which students, under faculty supervision, offer free representation to investors of modest means who have disputes with their securities…
  • Oct 3

    In Praise of (Good) Disagreement

    In Praise of (Good) Disagreement
    As they say, if two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary. It may seem odd that I advocate for more disagreements in a blog named Indisputably.  But that’s exactly what I’m doing.  Actually, just more good…
Rank this Week: 87

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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