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Bills DE Mario Williams graduated from the Lone Star College Law Enforcement Academy on Friday, which makes him a licensed peace officer in the state of Texas. The Dolphins went fishing for charity this weekend. Members of the Patriots recently played in a charity basketball game with the Tewksbury Police Association. Jets RB Mike Goodson’s recent…

Evgeni Malkin Was an Answer on College Jeopardy, But Apparently Kids at Tufts University Don’t Watch a Lot of Hockey (Video)

Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, is full of blue bloods and smarties on the fast track for high-powered jobs in law, medicine, science, and politics. It is not, however, fully of hockey fans. Squash and golf? Sure, you bet. But not hockey. We know this because of a recent episode of College Jeopardy featuring a [...]

After the AUMF

Christopher A. Preble Georgetown University’s Jennifer Daskal, and Stephen Vladeck, an associate dean in the College of Law at American University, have posted a working paper (.pdf) regarding the 12+ year old Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) at the Lawfare blog that is receiving, and deserves, some attention. Show More Summary

Update On Augustus Sol Invictus, Now With Video

One recent law graduate with crazy sauce, coming right up. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Augustus Sol Invictus, Crazy People, Departure Memos, DePaul College of Law, DePaul University School of Law, Farewell, Flori-duh, Florida, Goodbye, Law Schools, This is why I love Florida, Weirdness

Justice Ginsburg: A ‘Great Diva,’ or Milli Vanilli?

Why you might not want to go out for karaoke with Justice Ginsburg. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: DePaul, DePaul College of Law, DePaul University College of Law, DePaul University...Show More Summary

Antiquity Collecting: Carrots and Sticks in the USA

Professor Patty Gerstenblith (director of the Center for Art, Museum and Cultural Heritage Law at DePaul University College of LawZ) wrote a letter to the Editor of the new York Times on 'When Museums Decide to Return Looted Art', NYT,...Show More Summary

LLM: Lawyers Losing Money

  American University’s Washington College of Law (WCL) is in crisis. Situated in the toughest job market for lawyers in the United States, the Washington, D.C. school has fallen 11 spots in the U.S. News rankings since the class of 2013 applied. Show More Summary

Unequal Burdens in EITC Compliance

Karie Davis-Nozemack (Georgia Institute of Technology, Scheller College of Business), Unequal Burdens in EITC Compliance, 31 Law & Ineq. 37 (2012): Lower income means harsher treatment from the government for taxpayers who claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). EITC claimants are audited more often than any taxpayers other than...

7 things we know about the college students accused of helping Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

2 years agoNews : Newsweek: World

On Wednesday, law enforcement officials arrested three young men in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings: Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev, and Robel Phillipos, all 19. The three became friends with bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after enrolling at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth in the fall of 2011. Show More Summary

Five notes on five takes

(Scott Johnson) Glenn Reynolds not only teaches law at the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he is the Beauchamp Brogan Professor of Law, he writes regular newspaper columns and books of general interest, conducts interviews...Show More Summary

Official: Arrested Student Entered U.S. Without Visa

(WASHINGTON) — One of three college students arrested Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombings case was allowed to return to the United States from Kazakhstan in January despite not having a valid student visa, a federal law enforcement official told The Associated Press. Show More Summary

Louisiana State University’s student newspaper honored, defeated

2 years agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

College Media Matters | The Daily Reveille | Student Press Law Center The Society of Professional Journalists named Louisiana State University’s student newspaper The Daily Reveille “Best All-Around Daily Student Newspaper” Wednesday. But in what Daniel Reimold calls … Read more

State Taxation of Cloud Computing

Stephen J. Lusch (Ph.D. Candidate (Accounting and Law), University of Arizona, Eller College of Management), State Taxation of Cloud Computing, 29 Santa Clara Computer & High Tech. L.J. 369 (2013): As the digital environment in which we live continues to change at speeds that were unfathomable two decades ago, archaic...

SO THAT’S WHAT “RAND” MEANS?: A Brief Report on the Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law in Microsoft v. Motorola

Guest Post By Jorge L. Contreras, Associate Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law In a meticulous 207-page opinion released on April 25, Judge James Robart in the Western District of Washington has crafted the first-ever judicial determination...

Law & Order Quotes Actual Rape Survivors, Calls Itself “Fiction”

This is a new one. Some of you may know that there is a wave of colleges and universities filing complaints with the Office for Civil Rights, claiming that their institutions are failing to protect women from sexual assault. This (first)...Show More Summary

Law School to Allow Termination of Tenured Faculty

If college and universities want to survive, they should follow the Brooklyn Law School's lead. From the TaxProf Blog: Brian Leiter (Chicago) reports that Brooklyn Law School's Board of Trustees has adopted rules permitting the termination...Show More Summary

Law & Order: SVU Airs Greatest Hits Compilation of Campus Rape Stories

Last night Law & Order: Special Victims Unit aired "Girl Dishonored," essentially a greatest hits compilation of recent highly-publicized college rape cases complete with zeitgeisty references to Snapchat and "Gangnam Style." The episode's...Show More Summary

NC Latino lobby day photo blog

2 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

I spent much of yesterday, before the photo ID hearing, taking part in the Latino legislative advocacy day helping inform law makers about the need for affordable in-state college tuition for kids who grew up here, not only as a matter of justice, but as a matter of smart education and economic policy. Show More Summary

Five Defenses Used By Law Schools for Poor Graduate Employment Outcomes

Defenses, or excuses? Persuasive, or not? Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: ABA, American Bar Association / ABA, Career Services, Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati Law, denver law,...Show More Summary

Q&A: Rob Corddry, on Pain & Gain, Being from Boston, and Absurdity

Talking to Rob Corddry is like a catch-up session with that friend from college. The one who spent the majority of college in his boxers and on a futon, ready to ease your concerns with a hearty dose of sarcasm as Law and Order hummed in the bac...

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