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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/
  • Jun 21

    Rasulov on Marxist Theory & International Law

    Rasulov on Marxist Theory & International Law
    Akbar Rasulov (University of Glasgow - School of Law) has posted A Marxism for International Law: A New Agenda (European Journal of International Law, Vol. 29 (2018)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: What can Marxist theory contribute to the...
  • Jun 21

    Caso on Open Science

    Caso on Open Science
    Roberto Caso (University of Trento - Faculty of Law - LawTech Group) has posted The Darkest Hour: Private Information Control and the End of Democratic Science on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The evaluation of scientific research is based…
  • Jun 21

    Sinel on Federal Employment Law & Destigmatization of Mental Illne

    Sinel on Federal Employment Law & Destigmatization of Mental Illne
    Genna L. Sinel has posted Working to Destigmatize Mental Illness: A Critique of Federal Employment Law (11 N.Y.U. J.L. & Liberty 1131 (2018 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: United States federal law has proven particularly…
Rank this Week: 62

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/
  • Jun 21

    Crowd Size Matters: Marching for Human Right

    Crowd Size Matters: Marching for Human Right
    New family separations MAY have ended at the border for now, but whole family detentions may be on the horizon, and meanwhile, hundreds of families remain separated with no clear plan for reuniting them. Family separation of this kind can...
  • Jun 20

    And Then They Came For Me...

    And Then They Came For Me...
    Enough outrage has been expressed individually and in print. Legislators agree that the practice of separating families at the border is horrendous but did not agree on legislation to stop it. Reports of the sounds of children's wails are…
  • Jun 19

    Yes, One Government Agency Speaks up for Families at the Border

    Yes, One Government Agency Speaks up for Families at the Border
    The U.S. Civil Rights Commission has had some ups and downs over the years. Appointees are political, but with six-year terms, their appointments extend beyond the next election. At times, the result has been a stalemated group, unable to…
Rank this Week: 2190

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/
  • Jun 21

    File This Under Calling BS on Bankruptcy Fearmongering

    File This Under Calling BS on Bankruptcy Fearmongering
    As anyone familiar with bankruptcy would have predicted, the dire predictions of disaster for municipalities seeking bankruptcy protection have proven to be ... let's just say exaggerated. Bloomberg is out with a notable story this morning on…
  • Jun 18

    Combatting Fear of Abuse--A Sisyphean Task?

    Combatting Fear of Abuse--A Sisyphean Task?
    Over the past few weeks, at conferences with judges and policymakers in Varna (Bulgaria), Seoul, and Beijing, I've been confronted with a surprising degree of skepticism about personal insolvency systems and fear of opportunistic individuals…
  • Jun 14

    CFPB Enforcement Paralyzed

    CFPB Enforcement Paralyzed
    Normally we say that a law is as strong as its enforcement. On February 7, however, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau raised questions about the enduring strength of the consumer financial laws in its third Request for Information…
Rank this Week: 109

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/
  • May 10

    Historical abuses of incorporation and solicitation regulation

    Historical abuses of incorporation and solicitation regulation
    Continuing the prior post about Congressional warfare against a gay rights organization, today I highlight some of the other examples in which governments in the United States have abused laws providing for incorporation of nonprofits or…
  • May 10

    New Slate Series on the Largest Nonprofit

    New Slate Series on the Largest Nonprofit
    Slate has started a new series -- Slate 90 -- that "examines the multibillion-dollar nonprofit sector" by scrutinizing the behavior of the largest nonprofits. As the introductory article explains: The Slate 90 represents the top 10…
  • May 9

    Nonprofit Law Flashback: US House Votes to Outlaw Gay Rights Organization

    Nonprofit Law Flashback: US House Votes to Outlaw Gay Rights Organization
    Yesterday I wrote about the discretion New Zealand gives to administrators to assess the benefit of policy views, and I mentioned that this is not usually the approach we follow in the United States. But this has not always been...
Rank this Week: 294

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/
  • Apr 24

    CFP: AALS BA Section

    CFP: AALS BA Section
    Contractual Governance: the Role of Private Ordering at the 2019 AALS Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Business Associations is...
  • Apr 16

    Lynn Stout

    Lynn Stout
    Shocked and terribly sad to learn that Lynn Stout has died. Stephen Bainbridge shares emails from the UCLA and Cornell...
  • Apr 3

    CFP: Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop

    CFP: Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop
    Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop: Call for Papers The University of Richmond School of Law, in conjunction with Boston University...
Rank this Week: 472

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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