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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/
  • Nov 21

    "Carpenter v. United States and the positive law model"

    "Carpenter v. United States and the positive law model"
    Will Baude has this interesting post at The Volokh Conspiracy, applying the theory he and James Stern offered in the Harvard Law Review to this particular controversy. In part: Many people, and I suspect quite a few of the justices,...
  • Nov 21

    "ACLU Poll: Majority of Americans, Including Trump Voters, Say Prison Population Should Be Reduced"

    "ACLU Poll: Majority of Americans, Including Trump Voters, Say Prison Population Should Be Reduced"
    From Reason, via the NACDL news scan: In a statement, Udi Ofer, ACLU's deputy national political director, said the poll "demonstrates near-consensus support for criminal justice reform, including reducing the prison population,…
  • Nov 21

    "Mueller Asks Judge Whether Rick Gates Attorney Has Conflict"

    "Mueller Asks Judge Whether Rick Gates Attorney Has Conflict"
    From Bloomberg: Rick Gates, the political consultant accused of money laundering with Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, has a longstanding personal and business relationship with a California man accused of fraud, prosecutors said.…
Rank this Week: 67

The Right Coast

The Right Coast

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

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/
  • Nov 21

    Harvard being investigated by DOJ over admissions policies - Hot Air Hot Air

    Harvard being investigated by DOJ over admissions policies - Hot Air Hot Air
    Underlying all of this is the fact that Asian Americans are disproportionately represented at elite schools, i.e. they take a much higher percentage of available slots for incoming students than their percentage of the population. However,…
  • Nov 21

    After the liberation of Mosul, an orgy of killing - Hot Air

    After the liberation of Mosul, an orgy of killing - Hot Air
    One soldier pulled the man up and sat him down again. Slowly, he opened his eyes, which at first looked stunned, and then darkened with anger. He opened his mouth, and a dark lump of flesh, blood and a set...
  • Nov 21

    Sweet fancy Moses, the Pixar guy is part of the "pervnado" too? - Hot Air

    Sweet fancy Moses, the Pixar guy is part of the "pervnado" too? - Hot Air
    It’s John Lasseter, the man who directed “Toy Story,” the big cheese at Pixar first and then at Walt Disney Animation, the guy whose company effortlessly makes you cry over lonely robots and balloon-borne houses. There are…
Rank this Week: 180

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/
  • Nov 20

    Klem v. Access Ins. Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 20, 2017)

    Klem v. Access Ins. Co. (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 20, 2017)
    I do feel a little bit bad for people who drive objectively terrible vehicles and are then involved in accidents.  Maybe that's in part because I drive a 2000 Nissan Altima -- one that has rust holes in it that are covered with duct tape…
  • Nov 17

    Hefczyc v. Rady Children's Hospital (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 17, 2017)

    Hefczyc v. Rady Children's Hospital (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 17, 2017)
    I wish the California Supreme Court would either grant review of this opinion or depublish it.It's a state court class action where the dispute's about certification.  There's fairly established law on the federal side that says that the…
  • Nov 16

    People v. Solorio (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 16, 2017)

    People v. Solorio (Cal. Ct. App. - Nov. 16, 2017)
    Francisco Solorio and Albert Ramos were neighbors.  Close neighbors.  Or, as the Court of Appeal puts it, they "lived on same side of the same block in Brawley, California. Their residences were separated by two houses."  So…
Rank this Week: 238

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/
  • Nov 17

    The Case of the Vanishing Peer Reviewer

    The Case of the Vanishing Peer Reviewer
    [Cross-posted, with a slight change, from The Faculty Lounge] As I explained in a recent post,BMJ published a "Best Practice" guide last July that pretty much repudiated the psychosocial model ME/CFS that has been dominant in the U.K.…
  • Oct 23

    The First Thing We Do, Let's Blame All the Lawyer

    The First Thing We Do, Let's Blame All the Lawyer
    It’s okay for clients to blame lawyers for life’s complexities, especially when prenups are involved, as I explain in today's Chicago Tribune: [Also posted on The Faculty Lounge] October 23, 2017 The first thing we do, let’s…
  • Oct 16

    Section on Professional Responsibility AALS Annual Meeting Events in San Diego Jan. 6, 2018

    Section on Professional Responsibility AALS Annual Meeting Events in San Diego Jan. 6, 2018
    On behalf of the Executive Committee for the Section on Professional Responsibility, I am writing to remind you about the fabulous day of events planned for the AALS Annual Meeting in sunny San Diego on Saturday, January 6, 2018. Please...
Rank this Week: 384

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/
  • Nov 19

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Adina Roskies, Dartmouth College – Deep Brain Stimulation Affects Personality, The Academic Minute How the Zombie Fungus Takes Over Ants’ Bodies to Control Their Minds, The Atlantic FDA Clears Electronic Earpiece to Block Opioid…
  • Nov 14

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    An Oxford Philosopher Explains What it Feels Like to Take a “True” Smart Drug, Quartz Four Ethical Priorities for Neurotechnologies and AI, Nature Magazine Tiny Human Brain Organoids Implanted into Rodents, Triggering Ethical…
  • Nov 10

    "Exploring Childhood, Criminal Responsibility and the Evolving Capacities of the Child: The Age of Criminal Responsibility in England and Wales"

    "Exploring Childhood, Criminal Responsibility and the Evolving Capacities of the Child: The Age of Criminal Responsibility in England and Wales"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Exploring Childhood, Criminal Responsibility and the Evolving Capacities of the Child: The Age of Criminal Responsibility in England and Wales" RAYMOND ARTHUR, University of Northumbria In England and Wales the age…
Rank this Week: 434

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 21

    What is a 501(c)(4) Organization?

    What is a 501(c)(4) Organization?
    A 501(c)(4) organization is an organization that is exempted from federal income taxation. These organizations can be civic leagues or organizations not organized for profit, but operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare, or…
  • Nov 20

    What is a 501(c)(3) Organization?

    What is a 501(c)(3) Organization?
    This week I'm writing a series of blog posts that go together. The first part of the week will be dedicated to introducing some of the different types of non-profit organizations. Once the different organizations are introduced I will…
  • Nov 19

    Aprill on the Tax Consequences of Legal Defense Fund

    Aprill on the Tax Consequences of Legal Defense Fund
    Ellen P. Aprill (Loyola-Los Angeles) has written a short piece on the Tax Consequences of Legal Defense Funds. From the article: LDF trusts raise questions as to tax treatment of the trust, whether the trust can take advantage of special...
Rank this Week: 3804

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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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