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Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Oct 16

    October Slump and Shout-Out

    October Slump and Shout-Out
    I first want to provide a special shout-out to Russell McClain, the University of Baltimore School of Law, and everyone involved with the planning and running of the Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) Diversity Conference. The…
  • Oct 15

    Deadline for WCCASP Conference registration is Friday, October 20th

    Deadline for WCCASP Conference registration is Friday, October 20th
    The deadline for registration is Friday, October 20th. West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professionals Sixth Annual Conference: Lost in Translation Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, CA Friday, November 3, 2017…
  • Oct 14

    American University Associate Director Position

    American University Associate Director Position
    Position Title: Associate Director of Academic Advising & Policy Development (14327) Position Number: 14327 Open Date: 10/10/2017 Department: Washington College of Law Close Date: Salary Range: $70,000 - $75,000 Band: Project…
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JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Oct 16

    Protecting the Right to Family Life in Immigration Law

    Protecting the Right to Family Life in Immigration Law
    Kerry Abrams, Family Reunification and the Security State (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN.Angela BanksMany Americans believe that one of the functions of United States immigration law is to facilitate family reunification. For…
  • Oct 13

    Three Strikes for Copyright

    Three Strikes for Copyright
    Abhishek Nagaraj, Does Copyright Affect Reuse? Evidence from Google Books and Wikipedia, Mgmt. Sci. (forthcoming 2017), available at abhishekn.com.Jessica SilbeyHow should copyright law change to take account of the internet? Should copyright…
  • Oct 12

    Enquiring Minds Want to Know: What Law Governs Forum Selection Clauses?

    Enquiring Minds Want to Know: What Law Governs Forum Selection Clauses?
    Symeon C. Symeonides, What Law Governs Forum Selection Clauses, 78 La. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN.Linda S. MullenixI can think of no better person to answer the burning question, “What law governs forum selection…
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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Oct 15

    The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter

    The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter
    Margareta Magnusson published a book entitled, The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter (2017). Provided below is a summary of the book: A charming, practical, and unsentimental…
  • Oct 15

    IRS Faulted on Scrutiny of Estate and Gift Tax Return

    IRS Faulted on Scrutiny of Estate and Gift Tax Return
    In a recent report, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) recommended that the IRS fix a number of current processes associated with review of estate and gift tax returns. TIGTA encouraged the IRS to strengthen its…
  • Oct 14

    Article on Successions and Title Clearing Manual 2017

    Article on Successions and Title Clearing Manual 2017
    Elizabeth Ruth Carter recently posted an Article entitled, Successions and Title Clearing Manual 2017, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Law eJournal (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: These materials have been prepared as a…
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Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Oct 13

    Darby Dickerson Wins the 2018 AALS Section Award for Her Significant Lifetime Contributions to Legal Research and Writing

    Darby Dickerson Wins the 2018 AALS Section Award for Her Significant Lifetime Contributions to Legal Research and Writing
    Darby Dickerson, Dean of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section Award from the Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research. This…
  • Sep 29

    Registration Open for the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teacher

    Registration Open for the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teacher
    Here's a reminder that registration is now open for the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers Annual Conference. The Conference will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 8:30-4:30, at the University of Connecticut School of…
  • Sep 27

    Suzanne Ehrenberg has Died

    Suzanne Ehrenberg has Died
    We share today the sad news of the passing of Suzanne Ehrenberg, a Professor of Legal Research and Writing q5 IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Professor Ehrenberg received her B.A. (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Williams College…
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The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Oct 12

    Librarians Guiding the Use of Classroom Technology

    Librarians Guiding the Use of Classroom Technology
    As librarians, we are often the go-to institutional source for teaching technologies. In law, the faculty often look to us to help train on and maintain these technologies for the benefit of the law school community. And with a 21st Century…
  • Oct 5

    The Continued Evolution of WEXIS Graduate Acce

    The Continued Evolution of WEXIS Graduate Acce
    In a continued effort to attract longterm users, both Westlaw & Lexis have modified graduate access to offer generous extended access.As to Westlaw, currently, if you are a "Practice Ready" school, meaning that you subscribe to…
  • Sep 22

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service
    As we continue to talk about the ABA's watering down of law library standards, as well as the impending squeeze from artificial intelligence, Law Librarian Dan Odenwald reminds us to focus on the fundamental service tenet of our…
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The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Oct 12

    The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice

    The Importance of Legal Research Skills for Practice
    Nearly all law schools are focusing on preparing “practice-ready” graduates. This approach to legal education was advanced in the 1990’s with …Continue reading →
  • Oct 10

    GovSearch: Power Search

    GovSearch: Power Search
    This is the second in a four part series blog post spotlighting Carroll Publishing’s GovSearch Suite. What is a Power …Continue reading →
  • Oct 9

    September 2017 New Book

    September 2017 New Book
    In September 2017, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular …Continue reading →
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Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Oct 11

    Defamation suits against Southern Poverty Law Center

    Defamation suits against Southern Poverty Law Center
    When is criticism against your organization grounds for a defamation suit? In a handful of recent lawsuits filed in recent months, groups designated as "hate groups" by the Southern Poverty Law Center have sued both SPLC (and, in…
  • Oct 10

    NASCO Conference: Impact of Technology on Charities Regulation

    NASCO Conference: Impact of Technology on Charities Regulation
    Last week, the National Association of State Charities Officials held their annual conference on the impact of technology on charities regulation. It will be interesting to see if any new initiatives come out of this conference, but I hear…
  • Oct 10

    Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund sued for using Audrey Hepburn's Name

    Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund sued for using Audrey Hepburn's Name
    Sean Hepburn Ferrer, son of Audrey Hepburn, recently sued the charity bearing his mother's name over a dispute over the charity's use of Hepburn's name on merchandise. From Reuters: Sean Hepburn Ferrer, who once chaired the Audrey Hepburn…
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Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Nov 13

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA
    Matt Bevin will soon become Kentucky's Republican Governor, which has created consternation regarding his plans for discontinuing Kentucky's successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While on the campaign trail,…
  • Oct 30

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care
    The AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care has issued a call for nominations for section officers. The Section would like to encourage anyone who is a faculty member at an AALS member school to apply. The Section is...
  • Aug 15

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry TWIHL presents its first Back to School Special. We asked some wonderful health lawyers what were the compelling additions to this Fall’s health law curriculum. The answers are diverse and fascinating. To hear their…
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