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August 1, 01:26 AM   /   PrawfsBlawg   /   Berkeley Memorial to Dan Markel

Yesterday, a few of us got together in Berkeley to remember Dan and share stories about how he touched our lives. Some of us knew him from the Harvard days and some of us later, as a professor, a thinker, and mostly--an amazing organizer and community builder. We spoke fondly on Dan's immense cap...




August 1, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Wilkes on Habeas Petitions in the Reign of James I




August 1, 12:13 AM   /   Underbelly   /   The Suzman Cleopatra




July 31, 11:43 PM   /   Patent Docs   /   Court Report -- Part III

By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Fresenius Kabi USA LLC 1:14-cv-00914; filed July 11, 2014 in the District Court of Delaware Infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,468,967 ("Methods for ...




July 31, 11:33 PM   /   Althouse   /   50 years ago today: "Ranger 7 radioed to earth... the first close-up pictures of the moon..."

"... a historic collection of 4,000 pictures one thousand times as clear as anything ever seen through earth-bound telescopes...." The still pictures were snapped and transmitted in the last 17 minutes before the spacecraft crashed into an area northwest of the Sea of Clouds. They meant in effect...




July 31, 11:20 PM   /   SCOTUSblog   /   Health care subsidies issue rushed to Court

Nine days after two federal appeals courts reached opposite rulings on a major new threat to the federal health care law, challengers pursuing that threat rushed to the Supreme Court on Thursday with a plea to step in and settle the dispute as soon as possible.   A petition for review was filed i...




July 31, 11:16 PM   /   Althouse   /   "Obama’s perceived flaws are the ancient effeminate ones, of the kind that a bigoted tradition ascribed to women..."

"... above all, the criticism reflects the President’s unapologetic distaste for violent confrontation and for making loud threats, no matter how empty those threats may obviously be." Writes Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker , responding to criticism of Obama for his supposed lack of manliness. What...




July 31, 10:50 PM   /   Workplace Prof Blog   /   Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Act 10

It a 5-2 decision today, the Wisconsin Supreme Court held that the state's Act 10 was constitutional. As we reported earlier, the statute's validity was in doubt in earlier litigation, so this result wasn't a given. But unions certainly hadn't...




July 31, 10:25 PM   /   Crooked Timber   /   Job search, 40 times a month

I got lots of very helpful responses to my recent post on the search theory of unemployment, here and at Crooked Timber. But it has occurred to me that I haven’t seen any answer to one crucial question: How many offers do unemployed workers receive and decline before taking a new job, or le...




July 31, 10:10 PM   /   SCOTUSblog   /   Petition of the day

The petition of the day is: Goins v. Lazaroff 13-1517 Issue: Whether an aggregate prison term imposed on a juvenile for non-homicide offenses that does not permit release before 100 years of age constitutes a sentence of life without parole as prohibited by the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Consti...




July 31, 07:01 PM   /   Balkinization   /   Petition for certiorari filed in King, the Fourth Circuit ACA "exchange" case




July 31, 06:40 PM   /   Crooked Timber   /   Jean Jaurès, 1859-1914

Chris Brooke reminds us that today is the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Jean Jaurès.




July 31, 06:24 PM   /   The Faculty Lounge   /   My Slate Article on the Importance of Replicating Science

I have a long article in Slate (with Chris Chabris) on the importance of replicating science. We use a recent (and especially bitter) dispute over the failure to replicate a social psychology experiment as an occasion for discussing several things...




July 31, 06:19 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Health-Law Opponents Seek Supreme Court Review

REUTERS WASHINGTON—A group of individuals who challenged health insurance subsidies tied to the Affordable Care Act moved quickly Thursday to get an appeal in front of the Supreme Court. The challengers, Virginia residents who opposed the subsidies, filed a petition with the high court just nine ...




July 31, 06:19 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Health-Law Opponents Seek Supreme Court Review

REUTERS WASHINGTON—A group of individuals who challenged health insurance subsidies tied to the Affordable Care Act moved quickly Thursday to get an appeal in front of the Supreme Court. The challengers, Virginia residents who opposed the subsidies, filed a petition with the high court just nine ...




July 31, 05:29 PM   /   Althouse   /   "I don't need a dude. I mean, Neil and David, their twins are beautiful. It's 2014!"

"We are living in the future; we don't need anything. I don't think I'll have to, but we'll see. I'm not anti-men. I love men. But there is an option if someone doesn't present himself." Katy Perry feels wonderful.




July 31, 05:23 PM   /   Althouse   /   "The GOP legislation, which was rewritten twice to attract support, had trouble getting off the ground..."

"... and if the House doesn’t vote, lawmakers will head back to their districts to hear from voters with a crisis raging at the border." The turmoil is stunning considering how far to the right the GOP leadership pulled this bill. Boehner, McCarthy and Scalise, the new GOP whip, crafted a process...




July 31, 05:16 PM   /   Balkinization   /   Why the Law Does Not (and Should Not) Allow Religiously Motivated Contractors to Discriminate Against Their LGBT Employees




July 31, 05:15 PM   /   Althouse   /   Are you skeptical about "voluntourism"?

"More than 1.6 million volunteer tourists are spending about $2 billion each year. But some people who work in the industry... question whether some trips help young adults pad their resumes or college applications more than they help those in need."




July 31, 04:59 PM   /   Althouse   /   WaPo's "30 of Washington’s ‘Most Beautiful’ people."

The first face that comes up in the slide show doesn't strike me as even somewhat beautiful, so I'm afraid to keep clicking.




July 31, 04:53 PM   /   Neuroethics & Law Blog   /   PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

Last Edition's Most Popular Article(s): The New Normal: How the Definition of Disease Impacts Enhancement, The Neuroethics Blog In The Popular Press: Smart and Smarter Drugs, Mosaic This Blood Test Can Predict Suicide Risk, Scientists Say, TIME Pea-Sized Brain Hub...




July 31, 03:52 PM   /   The Faculty Lounge   /   Regulating Reproduction. Or Not . . .

The N.Y Times had a (somewhat) interesting front-page article on commercial surrogacy a few days ago. I add the qualifier “somewhat” because the article is factually interesting, detailing the scandal associated with Rudy Rupak’s Planet Hospital, a California-based medical tourism...




July 31, 03:51 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   GOP Leaders Attempt to Regroup on Border Bill

WASHINGTON—House GOP leaders pulled their bill dealing with the border crisis from the floor Thursday, as sharp divisions among Republicans left them short of support.




July 31, 03:51 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   GOP Leaders Attempt to Regroup on Border Bill

WASHINGTON—House GOP leaders pulled their bill dealing with the border crisis from the floor Thursday, as sharp divisions among Republicans left them short of support. The House had been scheduled to vote Thursday afternoon on a $659 million bill aimed at beefing up border security and speeding u...




July 31, 03:51 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   GOP Leaders Attempt to Regroup on Border Bill

WASHINGTON—House GOP leaders pulled their bill dealing with the border crisis from the floor Thursday, as sharp divisions among Republicans left them short of support. The House had been scheduled to vote Thursday afternoon on a $659 million bill aimed at beefing up border security and speeding u...




July 31, 03:17 PM   /   Althouse   /   Putin calls Obama "chicken."

No, not really. It just looks that way on Drudge : The link goes here . Thanks to the multiple readers who, knowing my love for Drudge juxtapositions, emailed me about that.




July 31, 03:16 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Beating Malpractice Claim As Easy As ABC

The Washington State Supreme Court sitting en banc has held in a legal malpractice matter arising from a joint venture agreement to operate a debt collection business In this opinion, we consider whether the trial court erred in applying the...




July 31, 02:35 PM   /   Conglomerate   /   Welcome, Guest Blogger Eric Orts

In addition to his own blog launch, my colleague Eric Orts has agreed to occasionally blog for us for the...




July 31, 02:11 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Wisconsin Top Court Backs Law Curbing Public-Employee Bargaining Rights

Wisconsin's highest court upheld a law ending most collective-bargaining rights for government employees in the state, a blow for public-sector unions that have been stymied in their efforts to reverse the controversial measure championed by Republican Gov. Scott Walker.




July 31, 02:11 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Wisconsin Top Court Backs Law Curbing Public-Employee Bargaining Rights

Wisconsin's highest court upheld a law ending most collective-bargaining rights for government employees in the state, a blow for public-sector unions that have been stymied in their efforts to reverse the controversial measure championed by Republican Gov. Scott Walker.




July 31, 02:11 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Wisconsin Top Court Backs Law Curbing Public-Employee Bargaining Rights

Wisconsin's highest court upheld a law ending most collective-bargaining rights for government employees in the state, a blow for public-sector unions that have been stymied in their efforts to reverse the controversial measure championed by Republican Gov. Scott Walker.




July 31, 01:56 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Bergdahl to Be Read His Rights at Army Questioning Next Week

Former Taliban captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be read his rights next week when he is questioned by an Army investigator, an Army official said Thursday.




July 31, 01:56 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Bergdahl to Be Read His Rights at Army Questioning Next Week

Former Taliban captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be read his rights next week when he is questioned by an Army investigator, an Army official said Thursday.




July 31, 01:56 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Bergdahl to Be Read His Rights at Army Questioning Next Week

Former Taliban captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be read his rights next week when he is questioned by an Army investigator, an Army official said Thursday.




July 31, 01:18 PM   /   Brian Leiter's Law School Reports   /   One more lateral hire for the 2013-14 season

I've added it to the earlier list, but am happy to report that Dhammika Dharmapala (tax law & policy, corporate law & finance, law &...




July 31, 12:47 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Neglect Of CJA Client Is Serious Misconduct

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals took the rare step of rejecting an uncontested sanction recommendation in a matter involving neglect and related violations by an attorney appointed to represent an indigent client. The court ordered a suspension of...




July 31, 12:01 PM   /   PrawfsBlawg   /   SEALS

For everyone headed to SEALS on Amelia Island beginning Friday, a reminder of two upcoming events (in addition to everything on the Program): The first MarkelFest!, co-sponsored by PrawfsBlawg and CoOp, on Saturday, August 2, from 8:30-? in the Seaglass Lounge (located directly off the lobby of t...




July 31, 11:49 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   A Primer on Boehner v. Obama

The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 225-201 to authorize Republican Speaker John Boehner to bring a lawsuit against the Obama administration accusing the president of overstepping his legal authority. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about the unprecedented constitu...




July 31, 11:49 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   A Primer on Boehner v. Obama

The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 225-201 to authorize Republican Speaker John Boehner to bring a lawsuit against the Obama administration accusing the president of overstepping his legal authority. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about the unprecedented constitu...




July 31, 11:49 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   A Primer on Boehner v. Obama

The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 225-201 to authorize Republican Speaker John Boehner to bring a lawsuit against the Obama administration accusing the president of overstepping his legal authority. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about the unprecedented constitu...




July 31, 11:34 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Survey: For Many, Law School Rankings Matter More Than Aid

Students contemplating a legal career still place a high premium on law school rankings—with some reporting they would rather attend a top school even if they got no financial aid at all, according to a survey out this week from Kaplan Test Prep.




July 31, 11:34 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Survey: For Many, Law School Rankings Matter More Than Aid

Students contemplating a legal career still place a high premium on law school rankings—with some reporting they would rather attend a top school even if they got no financial aid at all, according to a survey out this week from Kaplan Test Prep.




July 31, 11:34 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Survey: For Many, Law School Rankings Matter More Than Aid

Students contemplating a legal career still place a high premium on law school rankings—with some reporting they would rather attend a top school even if they got no financial aid at all, according to a survey out this week from Kaplan Test Prep.




July 31, 11:33 AM   /   Underbelly   /   More Munich




July 31, 11:30 AM   /   Althouse   /   "They have announced that they are going to sue me for taking executive actions to help people. So, you know, they’re mad 'cause I’m doin' my job...”

"Stop being mad all the time. Stop just hatin’ all the time. Let’s get some work done." AND: Meanwhile, from The National Review, here's "Top Ten Myths about the House’s Proposed Suit Against Obama." I don't agree that these are "myths." Most of these are answers to the other side's legal argumen...




July 31, 11:21 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Practice Pointer: Don't Threaten A Bar Complainant

The Colorado Presiding Judge ordered a stayed six-month suspension and probation for an attorney's misconduct in five matters. One of the matters In a final matter, Buchheit placed several phone calls and sent numerous test messages to an individual who...




July 31, 11:20 AM   /   SCOTUSblog   /   Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Katie Couric

In an exclusive interview, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talks with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric about everything from retirement to her jabots and the Court’s recent decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.  Links to excerpts on specific subjects are included after the jump...




July 31, 10:58 AM   /   Dorf on Law   /   Is the Attack on Social Security Finally Over?

-- Posted by Neil H. Buchanan [Note: This post is a companion piece to my latest Verdict column: Message to Young People: Social Security Will Be There For You, Unless You Let Wall Street Take It Away From You .] This year's go-round on the Social Security "drop-dead date" carousel was notable fo...




July 31, 10:24 AM   /   Althouse   /   The Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds the photo ID law.

Like the Act 10 case (discussed 2 posts down), this was a 5-2 decision with Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson and Justice Ann Walsh Bradley dissenting. Writing for the majority, Justice Patience Roggensack said "the burdens of time and inconvenience associated with obtaining Act 23-acceptable phot...




July 31, 10:23 AM   /   University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law aggregator   /   Peter Scott Campbell's blog: Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandeis

We are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so large, there aren’t many significant items left to acq...




July 31, 10:23 AM   /   University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law aggregator   /   Faculty Blogs: Peter Scott Campbell's blog: Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandeis

pWe are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so large, there aren#8217;t many significant items left to acq...




July 31, 10:23 AM   /   University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law aggregator   /   Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Peter Scott Campbell's blog: Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandeis

pWe are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so large, there aren#8217;t many significant items left to acq...




July 31, 10:23 AM   /   University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law aggregator   /   Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Peter Scott Campbell's blog: Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandeis

pWe are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so large, there aren#8217;t many significant items left to acq...




July 31, 10:23 AM   /   University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law aggregator   /   Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Peter Scott Campbell's blog: Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandeis

pWe are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so large, there aren#8217;t many significant items left to acq...




July 31, 10:23 AM   /   University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law aggregator   /   Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Peter Scott Campbell's blog: Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandeis

pWe are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so large, there aren#8217;t many significant items left to acq...




July 31, 10:23 AM   /   University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law aggregator   /   Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Peter Scott Campbell's blog: Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandeis

pWe are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so large, there aren#8217;t many significant items left to acq...




July 31, 10:23 AM   /   University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law aggregator   /   Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Peter Scott Campbell's blog: Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandeis

pWe are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so large, there aren#8217;t many significant items left to acq...




July 31, 10:23 AM   /   University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law aggregator   /   Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Faculty Blogs: Peter Scott Campbell's blog: Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandeis

pWe are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so large, there aren#8217;t many significant items left to acq...




July 31, 10:20 AM   /   Althouse   /   The Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously upholds the domestic partner registry.

The challenge was based on an amendment to the Wisconsin Constitution that barred not only same-sex marriage but also any "legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals." [T]he court emphasized that proponents of the amendment, including Wisconsin F...




July 31, 10:18 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Police Can Stop Companions of Criminal Suspects, State High Court Rules

Connecticut Highest court ruled on Wednesday that the Fourth Amendment allows police to detain the companions of criminal suspects without probable cause, when officer safer is threatened.




July 31, 10:18 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Police Can Stop Companions of Criminal Suspects, State High Court Rules

Connecticut Highest court ruled on Wednesday that the Fourth Amendment allows police to detain the companions of criminal suspects without probable cause, when officer safer is threatened.




July 31, 10:18 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Police Can Stop Companions of Criminal Suspects, State High Court Rules

Connecticut Highest court ruled on Wednesday that the Fourth Amendment allows police to detain the companions of criminal suspects without probable cause, when officer safer is threatened.




July 31, 10:12 AM   /   Althouse   /   The Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds Act 10 — the legislation that sparked huge protests back in 2011.

"In a 5-2 decision, the court said that public workers in Wisconsin do not have a constitutional right to bargain collectively." "We reject the plaintiffs' argument that several provisions of Act 10, which delineate the rights, obligations and procedures of collective bargaining, somehow infringe...




July 31, 10:02 AM   /   Althouse   /   About that school blogger fired for writing about homophones (which sounds like "homophobes").

Volokh Conspiracy writer Dale Carpenter links to a story in the Salt Lake Tribune : [W]hen the social-media specialist for a private Provo-based English language learning center wrote a blog explaining homophones, he was let go for creating the perception that the school promoted a gay agenda. I ...




July 31, 09:56 AM   /   The Faculty Lounge   /   AALS Call For Papers: The Higher Education Act At 50

The AALS Section on Education Law is soliciting papers analyzing current legal problems relating to the Higher Education Act of 1965, including its amendments, past and future. The author of the selected paper will be invited to join the panel...




July 31, 09:53 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   AM Roundup: Holder Expands Voting Rights Battle; Loopholes Blunt Sanctions; Lawyers Defend Obama Suit

The AM Roundup: Law Blog rounds up the morning's news.




July 31, 09:53 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   AM Roundup: Holder Expands Voting Rights Battle; Loopholes Blunt Sanctions; Lawyers Defend Obama Suit

The AM Roundup: Law Blog rounds up the morning's news.




July 31, 09:53 AM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   AM Roundup: Holder Expands Voting Rights Battle; Loopholes Blunt Sanctions; Lawyers Defend Obama Suit

The AM Roundup: Law Blog rounds up the morning's news.




July 31, 09:43 AM   /   Balkinization   /   A Modern Censure Resolution




July 31, 09:39 AM   /   The Faculty Lounge   /   Valparaiso Law Seeks Two Tenure Track Faculty - Business/Contracts And Externship Director

This just in from the folks at Valpo: VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL (VULS) is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure track position with someone interested in teaching contracts and business courses. Applications from entry level and experienced teachers are welcome....




July 31, 09:32 AM   /   The Faculty Lounge   /   Western State Law Seeks A Dean

Western State College of Law at Argosy University is seeking a new Dean of the College and Vice Chancellor of the University. For more details, see this position announcement.




July 31, 09:05 AM   /   SCOTUSblog   /   Thursday round-up

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been in the news, with the release of excerpts from her interview with Katie Couric of Yahoo! News.  Among other things, the Justice indicated that she has no plans to retire.  Josh Gerstein reported on the interview for Politico. In Bloomberg Businessweek, Paul Ba...




July 31, 08:00 AM   /   proSOXblog - Headline News   /   Staff Guidance, Accredited Investors, and "Reasonable Steps": The Use of Foreign Tax Returns

The income safe harbor in Rule 506(c) permits income verification through the use of tax returns. Tax returns were permitted because they were deemed reliable since they were subject to "numerous penalties for falsely reporting information" in Internal Revenue Service forms.  See   Secu...




July 31, 07:47 AM   /   Brian Leiter's Law School Reports   /   Leila Sadat's "Crimes Against Humanity Initiative" to be taken up by U.N.

Story here.




July 31, 07:40 AM   /   Workplace Prof Blog   /   10-Year-Olds in the Workforce

As all followers of this blog are well aware, child labor laws expressly prohibit the use of young employees in the workforce. With very limited exceptions, corporations are not permitted to employ younger workers. The law in this area includes...




July 31, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Gordon, "The Forgotten Nuremberg Hate Speech Case"




July 31, 12:03 AM   /   Patent Docs   /   In re Patel (Fed Cir 2014)

By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Supreme Court has made a sport of reversing the Federal Circuit over the past decade or so, and other than reserved (and sometimes not so reserved) statements by members of the lower court, the Federal Circuit has (properly) deferred to the Supreme Court's decisions with...




July 30, 10:35 PM   /   Althouse   /   So... what exactly are we looking at here?

Via Metafilter , SFW (other than the audio):




July 30, 10:19 PM   /   SCOTUSblog   /   Petition of the day

The petition of the day is: Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. 13-1371 Issue: (1) Whether disparate-impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act; and (2) if disparate-impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act, what...




July 30, 09:20 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Groping Conviction Leads To Disbarment: "Believed She Was Enjoying It As Much As He Was"

The New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department has accepted the resignation of a British solicitor convicted of groping a woman on a bus trip from Edinburgh to London. The Express (U.K.) had the story of the criminal...




July 30, 08:17 PM   /   Crooked Timber   /   Give It Your All – Then Give Some More

Everyone’s complaining about the dumbness of the use-100%-of-your-brain premise for Lucy. (Which I expect is a bad movie.) I have an idea for a superhero that I think fixes this problem. Coaches are always yelling at players that they need to ‘give 110 percent!’ out on the field...




July 30, 07:06 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   U.S. House Authorizes Lawsuit Against Obama in 225-201 Vote

House lawmakers voted Wednesday to authorize House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) to file suit against President Barack Obama on a complaint that he had overstepped his legal authority, setting up a possible constitutional test and giving both parties a potent campaign issue to take home for the...




July 30, 07:06 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   U.S. House Authorizes Lawsuit Against Obama in 225-201 Vote

House lawmakers voted Wednesday to authorize House SpeakerJohn Boehner to file suit against President Barack Obama on a complaint that he had overstepped his legal authority, setting up a possible constitutional test and giving both parties a potent campaign issue to take home for the five-week c...




July 30, 07:06 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   U.S. House Authorizes Lawsuit Against Obama in 225-201 Vote

House lawmakers voted Wednesday to authorize House SpeakerJohn Boehner to file suit against President Barack Obama on a complaint that he had overstepped his legal authority, setting up a possible constitutional test and giving both parties a potent campaign issue to take home for the five-week c...




July 30, 06:10 PM   /   Adjunct Law Prof Blog   /   Professor and Student Discounts

I got an email from Braddeals which is a blog which compiles a list of student and professor discounts. If you find it useful, please leave a comment. The discounts can be found here. Please leave a comment if you...




July 30, 05:06 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   New York City Police Unions Barred from Intervening in Stop-and-Frisk Lawsuit

A U.S. District Judge on Wednesday denied motions by the city's five police unions to be treated as defendants in the landmark stop-and-frisk lawsuit.




July 30, 05:06 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   New York City Police Unions Barred from Intervening in Stop-and-Frisk Lawsuit

A U.S. District Judge on Wednesday denied motions by the city's five police unions to be treated as defendants in the landmark stop-and-frisk lawsuit.




July 30, 05:06 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   New York City Police Unions Barred from Intervening in Stop-and-Frisk Lawsuit

A U.S. District Judge on Wednesday denied motions by the city's five police unions to be treated as defendants in the landmark stop-and-frisk lawsuit.




July 30, 04:18 PM   /   Althouse   /   "What was almost worse than the actual assault for them was witnessing how their university treated them."

"Rape was like a football game, and that I should look back on that game to figure out what I would do differently." That's a quote from an End Rape on Campus activist that appears in "Campus sexual assault bill unveiled with bipartisan backing in Senate/Law would require colleges and universitie...




July 30, 04:10 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   States Face Challenges With Laws Granting Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

DENVER—A law granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants is set to take effect Friday in Colorado, but the state is facing some challenges as it seeks to handle a wave of people interested in applying for the documents. Other states with large immigrant populations, such as California a...




July 30, 04:10 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   States Hit Snags Giving Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

DENVER—A law granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants is set to take effect Friday in Colorado, but the state is facing some challenges as it seeks to handle a wave of people interested in applying for the documents. Other states with large immigrant populations, such as California a...




July 30, 04:10 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   States Hit Snags Giving Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

DENVER—A law granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants is set to take effect Friday in Colorado, but the state is facing some challenges as it seeks to handle a wave of people interested in applying for the documents. Other states with large immigrant populations, such as California a...




July 30, 04:10 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   States Hit Snags Giving Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

DENVER—A law granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants is set to take effect Friday in Colorado, but the state is facing some challenges as it seeks to handle a wave of people interested in applying for the documents. Other states with large immigrant populations, such as California a...




July 30, 03:52 PM   /   Althouse   /   When is it acceptable to leave your child alone at home or wandering about outdoors?

A list of questions designed to help you answer that question. You can probably think of some additional/better questions. The text of the article that precedes the list of questions suggests a question that is not on the list: Will your child attract the attention of adults who will feel respons...




July 30, 03:29 PM   /   Althouse   /   "He fought like an animal. He fought for people's lives."

"And now his own time has come."




July 30, 03:21 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Judge Orders Bank of America to Pay $1.27 Billion in ‘Hustle’ Case

A federal judge in New York ordered Bank of America Corp. to pay $1.27 billion as a penalty for a case involving Countrywide Financial Corp.'s "Hustle" mortgage program.




July 30, 03:21 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Judge Orders Bank of America to Pay $1.27 Billion in ‘Hustle’ Case

A federal judge in New York ordered Bank of America Corp. to pay $1.27 billion as a penalty for a case involving Countrywide Financial Corp.'s "Hustle" mortgage program.




July 30, 03:21 PM   /   WSJ.com: Law Blog - WSJ.com   /   Judge Orders Bank of America to Pay $1.27 Billion in ‘Hustle’ Case

A federal judge in New York ordered Bank of America Corp. to pay $1.27 billion as a penalty for a case involving Countrywide Financial Corp.'s "Hustle" mortgage program.




July 30, 03:16 PM   /   Althouse   /   Aw. Gee.

It's Augie. With Zeus providing background. More Augie at Puparazzo.




July 30, 03:11 PM   /   The Faculty Lounge   /   Hiring Announcement: Pittsburgh (Health Law Clinic)

From an email message that I received earlier today: The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Clinical Professor to teach in and direct the School’s...




  

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