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Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Feb 22

    Ahmad on Jihadi Organization

    Ahmad on Jihadi Organization
    Muhammad Ahmad (International Islamic University, Islamabad; International Committee of the Red Cross) has posted Jihad, Jihadi Organizations and Liberation Struggle (Hazara Islamicus, 6:2 (2017), 15-31) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Islamic…
  • Feb 22

    Murray & Frost on the Treatment of the Chagossians by the UK

    Murray & Frost on the Treatment of the Chagossians by the UK
    C. R. G. Murray (Newcastle University - Newcastle Law School) & Tom Frost (Newcastle University - Newcastle Law School) have posted The Chagossians' Struggle and the Last Bastions of Imperial Constitutionalism (Stephen Allen and Chris…
  • Feb 22

    SpearIt on Legal Punishment as Civil Ritual

    SpearIt on Legal Punishment as Civil Ritual
    SpearIt (Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law) has posted Legal Punishment As Civil Ritual: Making Cultural Sense of Harsh Punishment (ECI Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal and Social Policy, Vol. 5 [2017], Iss. 1,…
Rank this Week: 55

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Feb 22

    How S.2155 (the Bank Lobbyist Act) Facilitates Discriminatory Lending

    How S.2155 (the Bank Lobbyist Act) Facilitates Discriminatory Lending
    If you think it's ridiculous that the CDC can't gather data on gun violence, consider the financial regulatory world's equivalent: S.2155, formally known as the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, but better (and…
  • Feb 21

    Bankruptcy Venue Reform -- Yes, Again, But Maybe This Is the Time?

    Bankruptcy Venue Reform -- Yes, Again, But Maybe This Is the Time?
    As many Credit Slips readers will know, chapter 11 venue reform has been an issue for decades. As corporate filers have flocked to the Southern District of New York and the District of Delaware, the real reason some observers say...
  • Feb 20

    People’s Pre-Bankruptcy Struggles -- New Paper from the Consumer Bankruptcy Project

    People’s Pre-Bankruptcy Struggles -- New Paper from the Consumer Bankruptcy Project
    The current Consumer Bankruptcy Project (CBP)’s co-investigators (myself, Slipster Bob Lawless, and past Slipsters Katie Porter & Debb Thorne) just posted to SSRN our new article (forthcoming in Notre Dame Law Review), Life in the…
Rank this Week: 380

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Feb 22

    Guns and Freedom: A False Equivalency

    Guns and Freedom: A False Equivalency
    The survivor youth of the Parkland Florida shooting see the duplicity of politician's sympathy. Action to prevent gun violence is what the survivors are looking for, not words. Senator Rubio accepted over $3,000,000 in NRA funding and…
  • Feb 21

    Human Rights Funding

    Human Rights Funding
    Ben and Jerry's Foundation is seeking proposals for social justice and economic justice projects. Pre-proposals are due on April 18, 2018. One year grants of up to $25,000.00 will be awarded to organizations that promote social justice,…
  • Feb 20

    Pozen Center for Human Rights Seeks Director of HR Practice

    Pozen Center for Human Rights Seeks Director of HR Practice
    The Pozen Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago is seeking a director for Human Rights Practice. The position is a three year one. The director is expected to led graduate and undergraduate students in developing solutions…
Rank this Week: 520

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/
  • Feb 21

    Federal Appellate Court Upholds NY Donor Disclosure Regulation

    Federal Appellate Court Upholds NY Donor Disclosure Regulation
    Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion rejecting federal constitutional and other challenges to New York regulations requiring "charitable organizations" to disclose the identities of their…
  • Feb 21

    Exemption Application Changes: IRS Removes Need to Reapply for Exemption for Some Changes in Legal Form & Revises Application Forms, Fee

    Exemption Application Changes: IRS Removes Need to Reapply for Exemption for Some Changes in Legal Form & Revises Application Forms, Fee
    The IRS has recently made a number of significant changes to the process for applying for recognition of exemption under Internal Revenue Code section 501. Probably the most important is found in Revenue Procedure 2018-15, which provides that…
  • Feb 19

    Nonprofits, Governance, and #MeToo

    Nonprofits, Governance, and #MeToo
    The #MeToo movement has reached several major nonprofit organizations, raising serious accountability and governance questions. For example: According to NPR, the General Counsel and Chief International Officer of the American Red Cross…
Rank this Week: 3874

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
  • Oct 13

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference

    CFP: National Business Law Scholars Conference
    National Business Law Scholars Conference Thursday & Friday, June 21-22, 2018 Call for Papers The National Business Law Scholars Conference...
  • Jun 26

    American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill

    American Airlines, Qatar, and the NOL Poison Pill
    I know most bloggers today are consumed with the June avalanche of Supreme Court opinions and cert grants, but something...
  • May 25

    AALS BA Call for Paper

    AALS BA Call for Paper
    Call for Papers AALS Section on Business Associations Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance AALS Annual Meeting, January 5, 2018 The...
Rank this Week: 294

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
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