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Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Dec 14

    Disgraced Las Vegas Lawyer Sentenced To the Maximum

    Disgraced Las Vegas Lawyer Sentenced To the Maximum
    Robert Graham, accused of stealing millions of dollars from his clients, will now be spending between sixteen and forty years in prison for his crimes. He was charged with three counts of exploitation of an older/vulnerable person and two…
  • Dec 14

    The Finance 202: Senate to Draw Red Line on Estate Levy as Part of Tax Negotiation

    The Finance 202: Senate to Draw Red Line on Estate Levy as Part of Tax Negotiation
    The tumultuous travels of the tax reform bill are not quite yet at an end. House Republicans have drawn the proverbial line in the sand regarding the estate tax. They are pushing for full repeal while the Senate is only...
  • Dec 13

    As Tax Plan Gained Steam, GOP Lost Focus on the Middle Cla

    As Tax Plan Gained Steam, GOP Lost Focus on the Middle Cla
    The current tax plans passed in the House and the Senate seem to diverge significantly from the promises President Trump made while campaigning. Originally, President Trump’s goal was to create a middle-class tax cut that helped the average…
Rank this Week: 31

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1339

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/
  • Dec 14

    A Compelling Case for a General Theory of Contract

    A Compelling Case for a General Theory of Contract
    Robin Kar, Contract as Empowerment, 83 U. Chi. L. Rev. 759 (2016).Daniel BarnhizerContract in the common law lacks a unifying theory. In this article, Robin Kar offers an intriguing descriptive and normative theory of “contract as…
  • Dec 13

    Furthering Civic Engagement in the Environmental Arena

    Furthering Civic Engagement in the Environmental Arena
    The Environmental Law Institute & the American Bar Association’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Section, Environmental Protection in the Trump Era (2017).Kathryn WattsSince January 2017, the news headlines have been screaming about…
  • Dec 12

    When Does Healthcare Ethics Consultation Constitute the Practice of Law?

    When Does Healthcare Ethics Consultation Constitute the Practice of Law?
    Anya E. R. Prince & Arlene M. Davis, Navigating Professional Norms in an Interprofessional Environment: The 'Practice' of Healthcare Ethics Committees, 15 Conn. Pub. Int. L.J. 115 (2016), available at SSRN. Carl…
Rank this Week: 245

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/
  • Dec 13

    Nominations for the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education

    Nominations for the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education
    Here's a final reminder that the schedule has changed this year for nominations for the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education. Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, December 18, 2017. The Burton…
  • Dec 8

    Nominations for the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education

    Nominations for the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education
    The schedule has changed this year for nominations for the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education. Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, December 18, 2017. The Burton Awards for Legal Achievement…
  • Dec 8

    LWI One-Day Workshop

    LWI One-Day Workshop
    If you're hosting or attending one of the Legal Writing Institute's One-Day Workshops, please send us a write-up of your workshop (or your part of a workshop) and a photo if you have one. We're happy to post your work...
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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/
  • Dec 13

    When the Screen Freeze

    When the Screen Freeze
    How individuals manage difficult moments or periods of crisis is very telling of who they are as individuals, their perseverance, and their strength. As the title states, what happens when students are in the process of taking an exam and...
  • Dec 12

    Shopper's Guide to Bar Review Products, 1 of 2

    Shopper's Guide to Bar Review Products, 1 of 2
    In this two-part series, I hope to provide you with the information you'll need to make an informed decision when you select which commercial company (or companies) you'll use to prepare for the bar exam. In Part 1, I'll introduce...
  • Dec 11

    Position Opening for Assistant Professor/Director for Center for Academic and Bar Readiness at La Verne

    Position Opening for Assistant Professor/Director for Center for Academic and Bar Readiness at La Verne
    La Verne College of Law is seeking a Director for CABR. Please see a brief description below. If anyone is interested, you can apply here. The University of La Verne College of Law seeks an experienced, energetic, and dynamic person...
Rank this Week: 1101

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
  • Dec 6

    Law Librarian Status & Academic Freedom

    Law Librarian Status & Academic Freedom
    We know that law librarians lack status is the status-obsessed legal academy. Some could argue that this is a gender equity problem with females making up the overwhelming majority of law librarians (another post for another time).But the…
  • Nov 30

    Artificial Intelligence in Law Schools: Busting the Silo

    Artificial Intelligence in Law Schools: Busting the Silo
    As we further consider how to train future lawyers for the Algorithmic Society and develop the quality of thinking, listening, relating, collaborating, and learning that will define smartness in this new age, law schools must reach beyond…
  • Nov 21

    2018 A Legal Research Odyssey

    2018 A Legal Research Odyssey
    Law Library Journal has accepted my manuscript for 2018 A Legal Research Odyssey: Artificial Intelligence as Disruptor. The abstract:Cognitive computing is revolutionizing finance through the ability to combine structured and…
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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/
  • Nov 28

    Follow up on the GOP tax bill repealing the Johnson Amendment

    Follow up on the GOP tax bill repealing the Johnson Amendment
    Last week the proposed GOP tax bill allowing churches to endorse political candidates while maintaining their tax-exempt status was expanded. The expanded version of the provision includes all 501(c)(3) organizations. The expanded provision…
  • Nov 26

    GOP Tax Bill Allowing Churches to Participate in Political Activity

    GOP Tax Bill Allowing Churches to Participate in Political Activity
    The new tax bill proposed in Congress has a provision that would allow churches to endorse political candidates while keeping their tax-exempt status. The provision would deny the IRS money to enforce denial or revocation of churches…
  • Nov 25

    Churches and Their Support of Political Candidate

    Churches and Their Support of Political Candidate
    Churches are automatically 501(c)(3) organizations, and as a result, they don’t need to apply to receive their tax-exempt status. Like all 501(c)(3)’s, churches are prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in ant political…
Rank this Week: 319

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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