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The Right Coast

The Right Coast

Thoughts from San Diego on law, politics, and culture. By Thomas A. Smith.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Sep 23

    How unmarried Americans are changing everything (Opinion) - CNN

    How unmarried Americans are changing everything (Opinion) - CNN
    Marriage is no longer the only, or even the chief, place where people make most of their major personal, occupational, residential and financial decisions, or where they incur obligations to others. More than a third of women who give…
  • Sep 23

    Trump Gets Blunt at the United Nations - WSJ

    Trump Gets Blunt at the United Nations - WSJ
    I’m not sure President Trump’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly has been fairly judged or received. It was a strong speech—clear, emphatic, remarkably blunt. The great question is whether the bluntness will tend…
  • Sep 23

    Mass global extinction that wipes out human civilization will begin in 2100, mathematician predicts | Fox New

    Mass global extinction that wipes out human civilization will begin in 2100, mathematician predicts | Fox New
    A mass extinction which wipes out humanity will be underway by the year 2100, scientists have claimed. via www.foxnews.com If we start now, we could have nuclear power plants approved by then.
Rank this Week: 375

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 22

    "Police use of ‘StingRay’ cellphone tracker requires search warrant, appeals court rules"

    "Police use of ‘StingRay’ cellphone tracker requires search warrant, appeals court rules"
    From The Washington Post: A device that tricks cellphones into sending it their location information and has been used quietly by police and federal agents for years, requires a search warrant before it is turned on, an appeals court in...
  • Sep 22

    Holden et al. on Daily Fantasy, Tipping, and Wire Fraud

    Holden et al. on Daily Fantasy, Tipping, and Wire Fraud
    John T. Holden, Will Green and Ryan M. Rodenberg (Florida State University, Independent and Florida State University - College of Education) have posted Daily Fantasy, Tipping, and Wire Fraud (Gaming Law Review & Economics 21(1) 8-17) on…
  • Sep 22

    Gal & Dancig-Rosenberg on Community Court

    Gal & Dancig-Rosenberg on Community Court
    Tali Gal and Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Bar-Ilan University) has posted Characterizing Community Courts (Behavioral Sciences & the Law (Forthcoming, 2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Community courts…
Rank this Week: 493

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 21

    In Re Joiquin C. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 20, 2017)

    In Re Joiquin C. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 20, 2017)
    I know that we're talking in this opinion about someone who's confused a lot, but I too was confused by this sentence (with an additional sentence for context):"Carrasco offered Veronica C. an appointment book, but she said she would not…
  • Sep 20

    In Re Destiny D. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 11, 2017)

    In Re Destiny D. (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 11, 2017)
    Lest there be any doubt, domestic violence doesn't only harm the direct participants thereto:"Sergio D., the presumed father of 15-year-old Destiny D., had a history of alcohol abuse and was a current abuser of alcohol . . . . Sergio and…
  • Sep 19

    R.E.V. v. City of Anaheim (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 19, 2017)

    R.E.V. v. City of Anaheim (Cal. Ct. App. - Sept. 19, 2017)
    I'm sympathetic to -- and on board with -- the result of this opinion.  Which involves res judicata and a ton of other civil procedure stuff that's near and dear to my heart.But I'm not at all certain that the holding of the case is…
Rank this Week: 315

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
Rank this Week: 756

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/
  • Sep 15

    The DAFs Strike Back

    The DAFs Strike Back
    As the use of donor advised funds grows, so does the legal attention to donor advised funds. All of this attention started in (what seems like forever ago…) 2006, with the passage of the Pension Protection Act. Since that time,...
  • Sep 14

    2017 Guidestar Compensation Report

    2017 Guidestar Compensation Report
    The 2017 Guidestar Compensation report is now available for purchase, although Guidestar does provide a sample of the report here. Summaries highlight two issues: - Nonprofit compensation has gone up over the last year, returning to…
  • Sep 12

    Aprill, "Religious Organizations, Refuge for Undocumented Immigrants, and Tax Exemption"

    Aprill, "Religious Organizations, Refuge for Undocumented Immigrants, and Tax Exemption"
    The abstract from SSRN: The Trump Administration plans for aggressive enforcement of immigration laws have caused many houses of worship and other religious organizations to consider whether their beliefs call upon them to grant refuge or…
Rank this Week: 1016

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    Common Cause Is Wrong about Justice Gorsuch and the Trump Hotel

    Common Cause Is Wrong about Justice Gorsuch and the Trump Hotel
    In an open letter to Justice Neil Gorsuch, Common Cause has become the most recent organization to call on him to cancel his forthcoming appearance at the Trump International Hotel, arguing that his scheduled address to The Fund for…
  • Aug 21

    Justice Gorsuch at the Trump Hotel

    Justice Gorsuch at the Trump Hotel
    Writing in the Washington Post, Elizabeth Wydra argues forcefully that Justice Neil Gorsuch has betrayed his promise of impartiality because he plans to address a conservative group, The Fund for American Studies, in a luncheon at the Trump…
  • Aug 16

    An Unanswered Question from Charlottesville

    An Unanswered Question from Charlottesville
    As posed by me on CNN.com. Here are the first few paragraphs: How much longer can decent people serve in Trump's cabinet? President Donald Trump was not standing alone on the podium when he informed the world that some participants...
Rank this Week: 1094

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l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the usd research satellite

Covers the legal research center, legal news and legal research resources. By John Adkins.

http://lrc-orbit.typepad.com/lrc/
  • Nov 4

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest
    Check out this year's entries in ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest and vote for your favorite! Here's a sampling: [JML]
  • Nov 1

    LRC October Trivia Winner!

    LRC October Trivia Winner!
    Congratulations to our September trivia winner Katie Lepore! Question: The University of San Diego School of Law was founded in 1954. What was the original name of the building now known as Warren Hall? Answer: Thomas More Hall Stop by...
  • Oct 31

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!
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