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Legal Skills Prof Blog

Legal Skills Prof Blog

Edited by James B. Levy, Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Todd A. Berger, E. Scott Fruehwald, Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell and Christopher G. Wren.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/
  • Nov 20

    Trump’s Judicial Nominees: Mostly White Male

    Trump’s Judicial Nominees: Mostly White Male
    From the Associated Press: President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America’s federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary that more closely reflects the…
  • Nov 20

    What Is Behavioral Legal Ethics?

    What Is Behavioral Legal Ethics?
    Did you know that an attorney who represented the New York Times was, at the same time, helping Harvey Weinstein cover up his sexual misconduct? "One of the nation’s most respected lawyers, David Boies, is among those whose work…
  • Nov 19

    Akron School of Law launches Master of Studies in Law degree program to train non-lawyers in legal skill

    Akron School of Law launches Master of Studies in Law degree program to train non-lawyers in legal skill
    Akron is one of a group of law schools (my own included) that are exploring the demand for those who'd like to study law to advance in their chosen careers but aren't interested in obtaining a J.D. Thus, Akron launched...
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Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Sep 27

    Agencies, Judges, Deference, and Work

    Agencies, Judges, Deference, and Work
    Lately, judicial deference to agency decision-making is a hot topic (by administrative law standards, at least). Judges and law professors are always talking about deference, but the recent attack on Chevron deference, spearheaded by…
  • Sep 1

    Goodbye to Lesley

    Goodbye to Lesley
    Earlier this week, Lesley McAllister, who taught environmental law at the University of San Diego and then at UC Davis, passed away after a long battle with cancer. Among the many accomplishments of Lesley's too-short career was playing a…
  • Aug 29

    Schools searching for environmental law professor

    Schools searching for environmental law professor
    Several law schools are looking to hire environmental law professors this year. So I've put together a list of openings. The text below is pasted from position announcements if I have them, though I have not always pasted the whole...
Rank this Week: 673

MauledAgain

MauledAgain

Covers tax law, legal education, the First Amendment, religion, and law generally. By Villanova law professor James Edward Maule.

http://mauledagain.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    So Guess Who Pays for the Senate’s Tax Cuts for Corporations and Wealthy Americans?

    So Guess Who Pays for the Senate’s Tax Cuts for Corporations and Wealthy Americans?
    For years I have been arguing that tax cuts for the wealthy are not as beneficial for the economy and the economic well-being of all Americans as are tax cuts for the non-wealthy. Those cuts would permit vast numbers of Americans to purchase…
  • Nov 17

    Some Wealthy Persons Don’t Want Tax Cut

    Some Wealthy Persons Don’t Want Tax Cut
    Occasionally readers contact me to ask why I dislike wealthy people. I explain that I don’t dislike them, I simply think they don’t need any more tax cuts. Readers ask me why I describe the wealthy as a monolithic group. I admit…
  • Nov 15

    When a Tax Plan Angers Almost Everyone

    When a Tax Plan Angers Almost Everyone
    Several days ago, Benjy Sarlin, in They’ve Got Issues. Here’s Who Is Mad About the GOP Tax Plan, demonstrated that just about everyone is unhappy with “the GOP Tax Plan.” Context and timing suggest that it’s the…
Rank this Week: 1765

Written Description

Written Description

By Lisa Ouellette, Camilla Hrdy, and Michael Risch. Reviews recent news and scholarship on patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 14

    What is Essential? Measuring the Overdeclaration of Standards Patent

    What is Essential? Measuring the Overdeclaration of Standards Patent
    Standard essential patents are a relatively hot area right now, and seem to be of growing importance in the academic literature. I find the whole issue fascinating, in large part because most of the decisions are handled through private…
  • Nov 12

    Ryan Abbott on Machines as IP-Generators, and Dan Burk on Women as IP-Generator

    Ryan Abbott on Machines as IP-Generators, and Dan Burk on Women as IP-Generator
    This blog post addresses two different articles that might at first blush seem to be very different. The first is Ryan Abbott's new article Everything Is Obvious, which explores the implications of machine-generated IP for the nonobviousness…
  • Nov 7

    Tracking the Sale of Patent Portfolio

    Tracking the Sale of Patent Portfolio
    Finding out about patent sales and prices is notoriously difficult, yet critically important for patent valuation. Brian Love (Santa Clara Law), Kent Richardson, Erik Oliver, and Michael Costa (Richardson Oliver Law Group) have helped us all…
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