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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/
  • Aug 23

    Does Refusal to Provide a Receipt Suggest Tax Fraud Underway?

    Does Refusal to Provide a Receipt Suggest Tax Fraud Underway?
    Once again, a television court show has come through with a tax angle to the case. The list gets longer. It started with Judge Judy and Tax Law, and continued with Judge Judy and Tax Law Part II, TV Judge Gets Tax Observation Correct, The…
  • Aug 21

    Court Cannot Address Tax Issue When Issue Doesn’t Exist

    Court Cannot Address Tax Issue When Issue Doesn’t Exist
    Several days ago, in Taxing a Tax, I discussed litigation commenced in Cook County, Illinois, by an individual who alleged that McDonald’s calculated sales tax on his purchase by applying the sales tax rate to the sum of the cost of his…
  • Aug 18

    A Good Guess In a Tax-or-Fee Prediction

    A Good Guess In a Tax-or-Fee Prediction
    The email arrived a few days ago from a reader with the simple subject line, “you were right.” For a moment, before opening the email, I scanned my memory banks for any reminder of having engaged in a debate, dispute, discussion,…
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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/
  • Aug 22

    Looking for a Text on Statutory Construction?

    Looking for a Text on Statutory Construction?
    Let me recommend, William Eskridge’s Interpreting Law: A Primer on How to Read Statutes and the Constitution (here) “Interpreting Law” is an accessible introduction to statutory and constitutional interpretation by the nation’s…
  • Aug 22

    Peter H. Huang, Adventures in Higher Education, Happiness, and Mindfulne

    Peter H. Huang, Adventures in Higher Education, Happiness, and Mindfulne
    Excellent article on well-being and happiness. Peter H. Huang (Colorado), Adventures in Higher Education, Happiness, and Mindfulness "This Article recounts my unique adventures in higher education, including being a Princeton University…
  • Aug 21

    A list of online resources for researching federal legislation

    A list of online resources for researching federal legislation
    Our good friends over at the Law Librarian Blog have put together a definitive list of resources published by the Congressional Research Service pertaining to federal legislative materials. For LRW profs in particular, there are some…
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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/
  • Aug 21

    Call for Papers - University of Washington EJ Symposium

    Call for Papers - University of Washington EJ Symposium
    The Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy (WJELP) invites submissions for papers and speakers for a symposium this winter, focused on environmental justice and the law. Submitted papers should center around how the law…
  • Aug 16

    Fifty Shades of Gray Infrastructure: Land Use & the Failure to Create Resilient Cities - Jonathan Rosenbloom

    Fifty Shades of Gray Infrastructure: Land Use & the Failure to Create Resilient Cities - Jonathan Rosenbloom
    Jonathan Rosenbloom, of Drake Law, has posted "Fifty Shades of Gray Infrastructure: Land Use & the Failure to Create Resilient Cities." In the article, Rosenbloom highlights the path dependency of local governments in investing…
  • Jul 12

    A Case Study Mini-Library

    A Case Study Mini-Library
    For years, I, like many other professors, have been using case studies in the classroom. Some of my favorites have come from the Stanford Law School case study series and from Harvard Law School's series of negotiation exercises (I've used...
Rank this Week: 542

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/
  • Aug 20

    Gugliuzza & Lemley on Rule 36 Patentable-Subject-Matter Decision

    Gugliuzza & Lemley on Rule 36 Patentable-Subject-Matter Decision
    Paul Gugliuzza (BU) and Mark Lemley (Stanford) have posted Can a Court Change the Law by Saying Nothing? on the Federal Circuit's many affirmances without opinion in patentable subject matter cases. They note a remarkable discrepancy:…
  • Aug 14

    Research Handbook on the Economics of IP (Depoorter, Menell & Schwartz)

    Research Handbook on the Economics of IP (Depoorter, Menell & Schwartz)
    Many IP professors have posted chapters of the forthcoming Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law. As described in a 2015 conference for the project, it "draws together leading economics, legal, and empirical scholars…
  • Aug 2

    Kevin Collins on Patent Law's Authorship Screen

    Kevin Collins on Patent Law's Authorship Screen
    Numerous scholars have examined the various functionality screens that are used to prevent non-utility-patent areas of IP from usurping what is properly the domain of utility patent law (see, e.g., the terrific recent articles by Chris…
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