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The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
  • Oct 19

    [David Post] Ragtime!

    [David Post] Ragtime!
    I have tried, generally speaking, to restrain myself from going overboard in touting my son Sam’s many pianistic accomplishments, but if you like ragtime — and for goodness sake, who doesn’t like ragtime? — I heartily…
  • Oct 19

    [David Post] Is the Supreme Court allergic to math?

    [David Post] Is the Supreme Court allergic to math?
    Yes, says Oliver Roeder,  in an interesting essay at fivethirtyeight.com. At least some of the justices, he suggests, have “a reluctance — even an allergy — to taking math and statistics seriously,” as evidenced…
  • Oct 19

    [Robert Natelson] Dickinson’s contributions to the Constitution

    [Robert Natelson] Dickinson’s contributions to the Constitution
    John Dickinson believed the passions could be the source of evil, but “[d]uly governed, they produce happiness.” Indeed, “[t]he due regulation of the affections [emotions] is the perfection [completion] of man’s…
Rank this Week: 7

Info/Law

Info/Law

Covers information, law, and the law of information. By Professors William McGeveran, Derek Bambauer and Tim Armstrong.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/infolaw
  • Sep 8

    Come See The Slants at Arizona Law!

    Come See The Slants at Arizona Law!
    The Slants – fresh off their win at the Supreme Court in Matal v. Tam – are coming to Arizona Law! You’re invited both to Simon Tam’s talk about his experience litigating over whether the band’s name could be…
  • Aug 31

    The Untestable Marketplace of Idea

    The Untestable Marketplace of Idea
    This post will summarize my essay, The Empirical First Amendment (forthcoming in the Ohio State Law Journal, as part of a symposium on “the Expanding First Amendment”). The essay argues that the First Amendment’s protections…
  • Aug 31

    Assessing the Value of Mandated Informational Disclosure

    Assessing the Value of Mandated Informational Disclosure
    My last post listed mandated informational disclosures as a means to promote consumer education without using censorship rules. Mandated disclosures are an appealing option to help consumers make better-educated decisions. In theory,…
Rank this Week: 876

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/
  • Oct 19

    Court Strikes Down Gender Segregation in UK School

    Court Strikes Down Gender Segregation in UK School
    Barrister Claire McCann writes in the Oxford Human Rights Hub about a recent United Kingdom Court of Appeal case concluding that sex segregation in education is discriminatory. According to McCann, "[i]n HM Chief Inspector of Education,…
  • Oct 18

    Before 5:00 am

    Before 5:00 am
    Jonathan Todres The shuttle to Logan airport picked me up at 4:40 am. I had given a presentation the day before and was returning home early in time to teach my afternoon class. If you haven’t been on the road...
  • Oct 17

    UN Secretary General Calls for Death Penalty Abolition

    UN Secretary General Calls for Death Penalty Abolition
    "The death penalty has no place in the 21st century" said UN Secretary Guterres as part of World Day Against the Death Penalty. The event took place at the United Nations and Mr. Guterres was joined by the Assistant UN...
Rank this Week: 1059

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…
Rank this Week: 1726