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October 5, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Mohr on Founding the Irish Free State




October 4, 09:10 PM   /   Althouse   /   At the Sunrise Café...

... you can write about whatever you want.




October 4, 11:59 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Even if you’re not inclined to care much about men’s welfare, their growing anomie and resentment is everyone’s problem, fueling right-wing populist movements..."

"... around the world. People who feel unmoored and demeaned are going to be receptive to the idea that the natural order of things has been upended, the core claim of reactionary politics. Some of men’s dislocation is an inevitable product of modernization, which, by making physical brawn less e...




October 4, 11:41 AM   /   Althouse   /   "About a decade ago... he noticed a loss of focus among the students, even as more of them enrolled in his class, hoping to pursue medical careers."

"'Students were misreading exam questions at an astonishing rate,' he wrote.... Grades fell even as he reduced the difficulty of his exams. The problem was exacerbated by the pandemic, he said. 'In the last two years, they fell off a cliff,' he wrote. 'We now see single digit scores and even zero...




October 4, 11:25 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Loretta Lynn, the country singer whose plucky songs and inspiring life story made her one of the most beloved American musical performers of her generation, died on Tuesday..."

"... at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. She was 90. Her family, in a statement, said she died in her sleep.... Her story was carved out of Kentucky coal country, from hardscrabble beginnings in Butcher Hollow (which her songs made famous as Butcher Holler). She became a wife at 15, a mother at...




October 4, 11:12 AM   /   Althouse   /   "I know two Tims, and they have opposing intuitions about their own continuities. The first Tim, my father-in-law, is sure..."

"... that he’s had the same jovially jousting personality from two to seventy-two. He’s also had the same interests—reading, the Second World War, Ireland, the Wild West, the Yankees—for most of his life. He is one of the most self-consistent people I know. The second Tim, my high-school friend, ...




October 4, 10:57 AM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Seigel on Memory Games: Dobbs's Originalism As Anti-Democratic Living Constitutionalism--and Some Pathways for Resistance @YaleLawSch @TexasLRev




October 4, 10:28 AM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Vats and Keller on Critical Race Theory as Intellectual Property Methodology @raceip @FAMULaw @PittLaw




October 4, 10:03 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Gay sex was more fun when straight people were uncomfortable with it."

The kicker laugh line in the trailer for "Bros":   Well, good news: Apparently, straight people are still uncomfortable with gay sex, because just about nobody wants to see this film. Has there ever been a more highly praised movie that's been this big of a flop?  Look it's got a 90% "f...




October 4, 09:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   AJLH 62:3




October 4, 09:22 AM   /   Althouse   /   Nancy Sinatra is trending on Twitter, but don't worry, she didn't die. It's trending because of this:

Hey, Ron DeSantis, looks like you're cosplaying Nancy Sinatra, because... Those boots are made for walking, And that's just what you'll do, When Charlie Crist and voters Sweep you out in a wave of blue. pic.twitter.com/npkl5M9WJw — Marc Goldstein (@marc92gold) October 4, 2022   Meanwhile, in...




October 4, 06:55 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Ever since our government transferred power from George Washington to John Adams in the year 1797, we have had a core custom of routine and peaceful transfer of power...."

"These defendants tried to change that history. They concocted a plan for an armed rebellion to shatter a bedrock of democracy. " Said Jeffrey S. Nestler, in the opening statement for the prosecution, quoted in "Prosecution Says Oath Keepers ‘Concocted a Plan for Armed Rebellion’ Defense lawyers ...




October 4, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Judt on the Wagner Act and the "Social Self"




October 3, 07:30 PM   /   Althouse   /   At the Sunrise Café...

... you can write about whatever you want.




October 3, 04:37 PM   /   Althouse   /   "Kanye West made a statement at his surprise Yeezy fashion show on Monday, wearing a black sweatshirt with the slogan 'White Lives Matter' written across it."

"Fashion models in the rapper’s show also wore clothing with the message written across it, a response to the Black Lives Matter movement that was founded in 2013 following the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman. Also posing with West, 43, was the right-wing commentator Candace ...




October 3, 04:12 PM   /   Althouse   /   "'It was chaotic,' he said. The senators were in 'shock,' he said, and some were crying."

From "FBI agent investigating Oath Keepers guarded crying senators on Jan. 6" (WaPo). At 7:30 p.m., [FBI special agent Michael Palian] and about 70 other FBI agents walked the senators back to the Capitol building and into the Senate chamber.  “It looked like a bomb had gone off in there,” P...




October 3, 04:06 PM   /   Althouse   /   If I were editing the headlines on the front page of The Washington Post, I'd have caught this....

  ADDED: Given the fish in the headline on the left, the idea that Bolsonaro was a fluke is absurd:  




October 3, 12:57 PM   /   Althouse   /   "People have been after me for a long time because I’ve been speaking to disaffected young men — what a terrible thing to do, that is."

"I thought the marginalized were supposed to have a voice. It’s very difficult to understand how demoralized people are, and certainly many young men are in that category. And you get these casual insults: 'These incels.' What does that mean? Well, these men, they don’t know how to make themselve...




October 3, 11:46 AM   /   Althouse   /   "[A]fter the flurry of hard-right rulings this June, many professors had their 'own personal grieving period.'"

"But they quickly turned toward 'grappling with how we teach our students' to understand the Supreme Court’s reactionary turn.... A professor must say what the court claims it’s doing, then explain what it is actually doing, which is often something completely different. This technique can disill...




October 3, 10:20 AM   /   Althouse   /   Like the woman who asked Bob Dylan "Is there something I can send you from across the sea?," I asked Meade...

"Is there anything I can get you from Whole Foods?" Dylan's answer was "Spanish boots of Spanish leather."   Meade's answer was "Spanish boots of Spanish olives."  Here's what I got:




October 3, 10:11 AM   /   Althouse   /   Speaking of the sound of American speech....

Fascinating - words can *sound* convincingly like English without being English. Italian singer Adriano Celentano released his hit song "Prisencolinensinainciusol" in 1972, written to mimic the way English sounds to non-English speakers, despite being almost entirely nonsense. pic.twitt...




October 3, 09:43 AM   /   Althouse   /   When I wrote "can" for "can't," it was a homophone typo.

You might have noticed that for a couple minutes, the previous post had a miswritten first sentence: "I was commenting in off-blog life, so I can prove to you that I'd noticed the absence of this particular thing."  Obviously, "can" was supposed to be "can't," but I realize that it was an ex...




October 3, 09:11 AM   /   Althouse   /   Just yesterday, I was observing that the topic of "tiny houses" had dropped out of present-day discourse.

I was commenting in off-blog life, so I can't prove to you that I'd noticed the absence of this particular thing. It's hard to notice all the things that are not being talked about. And sometimes you just notice if the talk resumes.  But I did talk about it yesterday, and the topic has resum...




October 3, 07:17 AM   /   Althouse   /   "I’d have loved it if I were 17. The author goes all in on Bourdain’s angst, his instinctive distrust of authority, his hero-worship of talented outsiders like..."

"... Hunter S. Thompson and Iggy Pop and William S. Burroughs. The older me, the one who prefers wine to fizz, wishes [the author] had more to say about things like: a) the elite and vernacular food worlds pre- and post-Bourdain; b) how Bourdain walked a moral tightrope across the conventions of ...




October 3, 06:25 AM   /   Althouse   /   "For about nine minutes, they watched a white, off-shoulder dress being sprayed onto Bella Hadid’s body."

"The substance — a patented spray-on fabric developed by a London-based company called Fabrican — looked like spider webs at first, until the fibrous layers thickened, instantly drying into a pebbled fabric and effectively mummifying the model.... The Parisian brand Coperni is named after th...




October 3, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Book Launch: Law, Lordship and Tenure




October 2, 07:42 PM   /   Althouse   /   At the Sunrise Café...

... you can talk about whatever you want.




October 2, 07:25 PM   /   Althouse   /   Here are 6 TikToks for you. Some people love them.

1. Not at all lonely, singing about loneliness . 2. Paul McCartney, busking . 3. You don't have to sing in your "Happy Birthday" voice . 4. Every particle of feminism evaporated . 5. A coat of doll heads . 6. The notion that a "non-hottie" cannot write from the point of view of a beautiful woman.




October 2, 12:25 PM   /   Althouse   /   "The dominant reaction from all the threads I’m in is Everyone looks fucking dumb."

"It’s been a general Is this really how business is done? There’s no real strategic thought or analysis. It’s just emotional and done without any real care for consequence." Said a former social-media executive, quoted anonymously in "Elon Musk’s Texts Shatter the Myth of the Tech Genius/The worl...




October 2, 12:15 PM   /   Althouse   /   "In its natural state, most of Florida was such a soggy mush of low-lying marshes that mapmakers couldn’t decide whether to draw it as land or water."

"The Spaniards who arrived in the 16th century told their king the peninsula was 'liable to overflow, and of no use,' and white people mostly stayed away until the U.S. Army chased the Seminole Indians into the Everglades in the 19th century. The soldiers forced to slog through its mosquito-infes...




October 2, 09:06 AM   /   Althouse   /   The season premiere of "SNL" seems to be about how the show is sick of itself.

 I say "seems" only because I couldn't force myself more than halfway through the 7+ minutes:   I also skimmed the NYT review, "‘S.N.L.’ Season Premiere Weighs in on Its Own Trump Sketch." Yeah, they did a Trump sketch. In the first episode of its 48th season, “S.N.L.” went meta in the ...




October 2, 07:25 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Sorry, but no. This essay wants to sell the notion that students are to blame for rejecting a party that has..."

"... embraced election lies, rejection of science and public health, vaccine hysteria, and an attitude towards the public that is so mendacious, you cannot get most republican members of Congress to simply say that it is wrong for someone to remove classified documents from the White House and tr...




October 2, 07:16 AM   /   Althouse   /   "[T]here is a feeling that the conservative Justices could make a landmark ruling out of almost any case."

" Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency , the first case of the term, may seem to address a narrow question—the definition of 'navigable waters'—but it could become a vehicle for dismantling a wide range of regulations.... The Court will also adjudicate a suit, brought by Texas and Louisiana...




October 2, 07:04 AM   /   Althouse   /   "On the one hand we have the blandest pap imaginable — superhero movies and Adele — and on the other we have Netflix and its mindless death porn...."

"It feels, actually, as if we’re going backwards. The playful cheesecake Marilyn of the 1950s — a confected blonde bimbo that this film clearly despises — seems infinitely preferable to the Marilyn of 70 years later: a haggard, weeping cipher and shivering perma-victim who is obsessed with the co...




October 2, 06:25 AM   /   Althouse   /   "We tell each other on the scene where and when we would gather next time. But mostly you know where people would gather..."

"... and you do not need to arrange anything.... We will continue until they kill every single one of us.... They fired teargas directly at us the other night, my eyes were burning, I could not sleep all night, but still I went out the next night, with my tears and pain in my eyes."  Said on...




October 2, 02:32 AM   /   Crooked Timber   /   Sunday photoblogging: Braunton Road, Bristol




October 1, 08:06 PM   /   Althouse   /   Sunrise.

Talk about whatever you like in the comments.




October 1, 01:15 PM   /   Althouse   /   "Of course, leaning into ugliness — or at least less obvious curation — is still an aesthetic choice, intended to signify an irreverence or a rejection of norms...."

"As Alicia Kennedy writes: '"Bad" photos are in, but the thing about them is that they’re not really bad or even insouciant: They’re just a different approach, less big bright lighting, a little grainy, still beautifully plated.'... This trend toward DIY-looking food also opens up the door to gre...




October 1, 12:14 PM   /   Althouse   /   What is a blonde?

Here 's something from 1963 in the NYT that I chanced into as I was looking for the review of the new Netflix film titled "Blonde":   Who knew there were women's groups back then taking aim at such minor intrusions on female freedom? It seems more like something that would come up today.




October 1, 11:44 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Supermarket shoppers have been left baffled and annoyed by changes to store layouts that have made it harder to find their groceries."

"Chains have been hastily reorganising their aisles to meet the rules.... The regulations restrict the areas in which supermarkets may place products deemed to be high in fat, salt or sugar. Arguably the simplest rule is that no unhealthy food or drink can be displayed within two metres of a chec...




October 1, 11:36 AM   /   Althouse   /   "[T]he dictatorship of the Western elites is directed against all societies, including the peoples of the Western countries themselves."

"This is a challenge for everyone. Such a complete denial of man, the overthrow of faith and traditional values, the suppression of freedom acquiring the features of a 'reverse religion' – outright Satanism . In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus Christ, denouncing the false prophets, says: By their ...




October 1, 11:04 AM   /   Althouse   /   "‘Why are you shipping these immigrants up north? We need them to pick the crops down here."

Said Nancy Pelosi, quoted in "Nancy Pelosi Argues Red States Should Let Illegal Immigrants Stay to 'Pick the Crops'" (Yahoo News).




October 1, 10:38 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Russian forces withdrew from the strategic eastern city of Lyman on Saturday, just a day after President Vladimir V. Putin’s internationally derided declaration that..."

"... the region where it lies and three others in Ukraine were now part of Russia. The battle for Lyman, a city in Donetsk Province with a pre-war population of 20,000, is particularly poorly timed for the Kremlin after it illegally declared its annexation of swaths of Ukraine and Kyiv’s stunning...




October 1, 09:59 AM   /   Althouse   /   Will the U.S. help Cuba after Hurricane Ian? Cuba is asking.

The Wall Street Journal reports: “If Cuba asks for humanitarian aid and the U.S. gives it to them, that would be a real breakthrough,” says William LeoGrande, an expert on Cuba at American University in Washington.  On other occasions when Cuba has suffered from hurricanes, the U.S. has offe...




October 1, 09:09 AM   /   Althouse   /   "In recent weeks, so many people have called Bill Crain’s Hudson Valley farm rescue to surrender their ducks and chickens — many purchased at the height of the pandemic lockdown..."

"... that he finally marched into a local farm store and demanded to speak to a manager. His plea: Stop selling chicks and ducklings.... 'It’s a crisis that people are abandoning these animals,' he said. One of the slim silver linings of the pandemic’s earliest days was the addition of animals to...




October 1, 07:23 AM   /   Althouse   /   "What do you do when neither spouse is happy with the working and income-generating grind?"

"My husband and I had an agreement that when each of our children were born, I would take my maternity leave and then he would take a leave of similar length when I returned to work. We are finding now, after the arrival of our second baby, that neither of us wants to go back. I earn more money, ...




October 1, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Weekend Roundup




September 30, 08:38 PM   /   Althouse   /   Sunrise — 6:37, 6:55, 6:57.

Write about whatever you want in the comments.




September 30, 06:51 PM   /   Althouse   /   Now, I'm thinking I have 2 kinds of readers: the ones who are saying why should I know or care about the Madison Public Market and...

... the ones who are saying yes, that's the thing that Althouse questioned that one time and Paul Soglin, the Mayor of Madison, instead of engaging respectfully, decided to attack her big time, so she was forced to resort to reason and mockery? I'm reading "Madison Public Market all but scrapped,...




September 30, 06:33 PM   /   Althouse   /   Here you go: 9 TikToks, carefully curated. Some people love them.

1. When you think you've arrived at the beach. 2. Put the baby outside ... in Denmark. 3. Put your lips away. 4 What are you going to be for Halloween? 5. She's got the energy. 6. Grandma doesn't want to replace her frappe with protein drink. 7. Medieval hairstyles for men. 8. What's the differen...




September 30, 06:27 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Harassing Judge Should Be Disbarred

An Illinois Hearing Board recommends the disbarment of a judge who defaulted on allegations of misconduct The allegations deemed admitted establish that Respondent engaged in multiple instances of sexually harassing conduct toward three women while he was working in his...




September 30, 01:07 PM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Andrew Majeske on Greta Olson, From Law and Literature To Legality and Affect (Oxford University Press) @NASJ_org @Greta_Olson_ @OxUniPress




September 30, 10:38 AM   /   Althouse   /   NYT headline: "Ginni Thomas Denies Discussing Election Subversion Efforts With Her Husband."

Subheadline: "In a closed-door interview with the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack, Ms. Thomas reiterated her false assertion that the 2020 election was stolen from President Donald J. Trump."   "Election Subversion Efforts" is quite a phrase. You could discuss a lot of things...




September 30, 10:08 AM   /   Althouse   /   "I think that since it’s told in this first-person perspective, it works somehow for the film to be a traumatic experience."

"Because you’re inside of her – her journey and her longings and her isolation – amidst all of this adulation... [W]hether it’s an extreme depiction or not – it’s honoring the extreme chasm between the public’s perception of the fame and the glory of Hollywood’s most famous, iconic actor, and the...




September 30, 09:51 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Chloë Grace Moretz opened up about suffering from body dysmorphic disorder after a 'horrific' 'Family Guy' meme of herself went viral, admitting she became a 'recluse.'"

The NY Post reports. I'm unfamiliar with whatever it is that makes Chloë Grace Moretz a celebrity, but she was photographed in a very silly outfit that got made into a meme put alongside this truly hilarious "Family Guy" lady:   Why not laugh at what's clearly funny? To react by becoming rec...




September 30, 09:24 AM   /   Althouse   /   Asked what he does for a living, the Apple exec said "I have rich cars, play golf and fondle big-breasted women but I take weekends and holidays off."

Tony Blevins, Apple’s vice president of procurement, was answering a question asked by TikTok/Instagram personality Daniel Mac. Mac's thing is to ask drivers of expensive cars, "What do you do for a living?" For his sin, Blevins has had to resign, The NY Post reports .  It's so off -brand fo...




September 30, 07:20 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Can you imagine Jared and his skinny ass camping? It’d be like something out of 'Deliverance.'"

Said Donald Trump, who proceeded to imitate the "Deliverance" the banjo music, quoted in "Donald Trump Belittled Jared Kushner In Front Of Aides With ‘Deliverance' Jibe: Book/It was one of a series of disparaging comments the then-president made about his son-in-law, according to New York Times r...




September 30, 12:10 AM   /   Patent Docs   /   SawStop Holding LLC v. Vidal (Fed. Cir. 2022)

By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier this month, the Federal Circuit affirmed the grant of summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, finding that the USPTO did not err in its interpretations of 35 U.S.C. § 154(b)(1)(C)(...




September 29, 08:01 PM   /   Althouse   /   Sunrise — 6:54.

Write about whatever you want in the comments.




September 29, 11:25 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Judge Removed

The Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission has ordered the removal of a judge on multiple findings of misconduct In the Commission’s view, maintaining the integrity of the judicial process requires that Respondent be removed. As set forth in this Decision and...




September 29, 10:42 AM   /   Althouse   /   The WaPo Fact Checker fact-checks Stacey Abrams's denial that she was ever an election denier.

I scrolled immediately to see how many "Pinocchios" this got , but somehow this gets to be one of the statements that eludes the rating. Let's figure out why: [A] review of numerous interviews shows that Abrams subsequently used language denying the outcome of the election that she now appears to...




September 29, 10:13 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Dave Smith Breaks Down the Reasons Russia Invaded Ukraine."




September 29, 10:00 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Seemingly superficial generations like an 'avocado chair' showed that OpenAI had built a system that is able to apply the characteristics of an avocado..."

"... to the form factor and the function of a chair.... The avocado-chair image could be key to building AGI that understands the world the same way humans do. Whether the system sees an avocado, hears the word 'avocado,' or reads the word 'avocado,' the concept that gets triggered should be exac...




September 29, 09:51 AM   /   Crooked Timber   /   The endowment exercise

When I am teaching students about inequality in education, I often do this exercise, which concerns inequalities in higher education (obviously, its only really about inequality between the very top echelon and the rest). I call it “The Endowment Exercise”. Please use/modify it if you...




September 29, 09:45 AM   /   Althouse   /   "As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I take a look at my life and realize there’s nothin’ left."

Coolio has died, at the age of 59.   From the NYT obituary : He told The Independent in 1997 that as a child, he would play board games with his single mother, to whom he later dedicated his success. After a turbulent youth — the bookish, asthmatic child became a teenage gang member, juvenil...




September 29, 09:40 AM   /   Althouse   /   "I’m from ribbons of pasta drying on the linoleum counter in my grandmother’s Italian kitchen, tomato sauce bubbling on the stove."

"I’m from five sisters, glued together, messy rooms and borrowed jeans and standing up to bullies who lived on our block. I’m from running through the yellow street lights on hot July nights, feeling like summer would never end." Said Jill Biden, displaying her own poetry, of the kind that she te...




September 29, 09:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Fletcher on FDR's "Limited" Emergency of 1939




September 29, 07:24 AM   /   Brian Leiter's Law School Reports   /   Lawsky's (final) entry level hiring report for 2022

Here (earlier version). 118 tenure-track hires last year, at 75 schools! That's the highest number in a decade, although still short of the 150+ figure...




September 28, 10:41 PM   /   Patent Docs   /   In re Cellect*

By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Federal Circuit soon will have the opportunity to decide a question left open during a recent spate of opinions involving the judicially created doctrine of obviousness-type double patenting (OTDP): the effect patent term adjustment (PTA) can (or should) have on creating...




September 28, 03:08 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   The MyPillow Precedent Hamstrings Sydney Powell

The United States District Court for the District of Columbia has dismissed Sydney Powell's counterclaim against Dominion Even if Powell adequately alleged that Dominion had an ulterior motive in bringing its lawsuit, her counterclaim fails under the second element. Powell’s...




September 28, 09:43 AM   /   Brian Leiter's Law School Reports   /   Some very odd behavior by student editors at the Iowa Law Review

Lawprof Ramsi Woodcock (Kentucky) reports his experience. Short version: he was late turning in the final version of his article, so the Law Review insisted...




September 28, 09:32 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   The Line Between Aggressive and Unethical Advocacy: The Doctor Is In

A hearing held in a Michigan Grievance Commission matter (link here) raises an interesting question about the line between aggressive cross-examination/advocacy and an ethical violation. As I understand (and I might not be correct), the proceeding involves the Respondent's motion...




September 28, 09:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Bibliography of the History of International Law




September 28, 07:19 AM   /   Brian Leiter's Law School Reports   /   Florida lawyers take position in court that public university faculty curricula and classroom speech are "government speech," so regulable by state

Those thinking about taking jobs in the Florida public university system will want to watch this case. If it makes it to SCOTUS, we may...




September 28, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Tomlins Reviews Novak's "New Democracy"




September 27, 07:25 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   No Deferral For Jeffrey Clark

The District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility has affirmed the denial of Jeffrey Clark's request to defer the bar disciplinary proceedings. The Board finds that no listed collateral proceeding - the federal and Georgia criminal investigations, the January 6th...




September 27, 09:30 AM   /   Balkinization   /   LevinsonFest on Comparative Constitutional Design: Collected Posts




September 27, 09:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Rosenbaum on Segregation and the University of Tennesee Law Faculty




September 27, 09:27 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Law School Attendance Records Prove The Crime

The Maryland Court of Appeals has suspended an attorney whose conviction is described by the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia In court documents, Tingwei admitted that at various times between 2016 and 2018, she was employed by...




September 27, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Kalman's "FDR"s Gambit"




September 26, 06:47 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Guano In Delaware

If this is a day ending in "y" then there must be discovery orders issued by the overburdened Delaware Court of Chancery in Twitter v. Musk Defendants continue to press for the historical account data. Specifically, Defendants seek all information...




September 26, 05:11 PM   /   Balkinization   /   




September 26, 03:27 PM   /   Discourse.net   /   Not the Lifetime Achievement Award I Was Hoping For

A couple of years ago I was honored to receive the 2020 University of Miami Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award in recognition of my writing.  Little did I know what was yet to come. Now comes Mashable to identify my highest … Continue reading → The post Not the Lifetime Achievement A...




September 26, 01:00 PM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Columbia Law School Legal History Workshop 2022-23




September 26, 11:41 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Rosenberg's "Rise of Mass Advertising"




September 26, 11:39 AM   /   Empirical Legal Studies   /   Firearms' Preferences and an Empirical Analysis of Secondary and Tertiary Regulatory Consequences

Civilian (household) gun ownership levels continue rise along with efforts to regulate gun ownership and possession. Scholarly efforts in this space, while increasing, confront complex data, modeling, and research design challenges. In Preferences for Firearms and Their Implications for Regulatio...




September 26, 10:50 AM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Crawford and Afield on How Yesterday's Protestor May Be Tomorrow's Saint: Reimagining the Tax System Through the Work of Dorothy Day @HaubLawatPace @ProfBCrawford @ProfAfield @GeorgiaStateLaw @nyulaw




September 26, 09:31 AM   /   Brian Leiter's Law School Reports   /   Lateral hires with tenure or on tenure-track, 2022-23

These are non-clinical appointments that will take effect in summer or fall 2023 (except where noted); (recent additions will be in bold.) Last year's list...




September 26, 09:30 AM   /   Balkinization   /   90% of Legitimacy Is Just Showing Up




September 26, 09:30 AM   /   Balkinization   /   What Am I Doing Here? Reflections of a Relative Newcomer to the Field of Comparative Constitutionalism




September 26, 09:00 AM   /   Neuroethics & Law Blog   /   In your head: How neurotech advances could change the law (Guest post by McCay)

Dr Allan McCay (The Sydney Institute of Criminology and academic fellow at the University of Sydney’s Law School) has submitted the following guest post: In your head: How neurotech advances could change the law: Neurotechnological advances in decades to come...




September 26, 12:49 AM   /   Crooked Timber   /   Status quo ante bellum: what does it mean for the war in Ukraine

Back in 2011, I wrote a post arguing that self-defense (including collective self-defense) is justified only to the extent of restoring the status quo ante bellum. That is, having defeated an aggressor, a country is not justified in seizing territory, unilaterally exacting reparations or imposing...




September 26, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society Seeks Executive Director




September 25, 07:03 PM   /   Balkinization   /   Elena Kagan and the Supreme Not-A-Court




September 25, 04:23 PM   /   Crooked Timber   /   Sunday photoblogging: Molière celebrations in Pézenas

Last weekend we had a “historical reconstruction” in Pézenas as part of the 400th centenary celebration of Molière’s birth. There were parades and performances and much dressing up. There were nobles, and there were peasants….




September 25, 01:30 PM   /   Discourse.net   /   Ian Recalibrates, Aims for Tallahassee

Promoted to Ian from TD9, the soon-to-be category 3 (at least) storm has a new projected track. The current projection, still much subject to change,is significantly westward of Friday’s, now avoiding south Florida entirely, before making a now more-leisurely turn … Continue reading &...




September 25, 09:30 AM   /   Balkinization   /   Engineered Majorities: U.S. Senate Malapportionment in Comparative Context




September 24, 11:35 PM   /   Patent Docs   /   Webinar on Patent Searching for Engineering Technologies

Patent Information Users Group, Inc. (PIUG) will be offering a webinar series entitled "Best Practices for Patent Searching -- Engineering Technologies" at 10:00 am (EDT) on September 28, 2022. Dominic DeMarco of DeMarcoIP will help attendees utilize their own personal adaptive toolbox to maximiz...




September 24, 11:35 PM   /   Patent Docs   /   Webinar on Trade Secret Strategy

Fish & Richardson will be offering a webinar entitled "Crafting a Comprehensive Trade Secret Strategy" on September 28, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET). Esha Bandyopadhyay and Katie Prescott of Fish & Richardson will discuss how to craft a robust trade secret strategy that protects a company's ...




September 24, 11:34 PM   /   Patent Docs   /   Webinar on Amending European Patent Applications

J A Kemp will be offering a webinar entitled "Amending Patent Applications in the European Patent Office" on September 29, 2022 from 16:00 pm to 17:00 pm (GMT). Patrick Campbell and James Cracknell of J A Kemp will discuss the legal issues, considerations for applicants and their attorneys, and b...




  

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