The murder of Alexandra Kogut by her boyfriend Clayton Whiitemore is the focus of the next Dateline NBC Friday. Dateline brings you interesting cases to examine each week— up close and personal. This week viewers will hear from law enforcement and family and friends of Alexandra Kogut. Show More Summary
The Ontario Superior Court has upheld an anti-Christian ruling against Trinity Western Law School. The Law Society says TWU discriminates against gays and lesbians because they’re a Christian college. The judges had to twist themselves into knots to come up with this decision. It’s truly bizarre. Did you know there are lawyers in Ontario who attended […]
ASHE SCHOW: New campus sexual assault laws go into effect in Virginia. Three new laws aimed to curb campus sexual assault in Virginia went into effect on July 1. Two of the laws deal with reporting requirements for colleges and police departments. The other law, regarding transcript notations, has created some confusion. Local station WHSV […]
Northern Illinois College of Law Press Release: Genevieve Tokic, an associate from the tax group at McDermott Will & Emery, will teach courses in the areas of tax and international business, where her expertise in international tax planning and cross-border business transactions will well-complement the school's global reach and credentials....
Call For Papers: ACTEC Law Journal: Estate Planning In the 21st Century: Seismic Shifts and Predictions for the Future The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel announces a Call For Papers on the following topics: Estate planning has radically changed in the last several decades. Statutes such as the...
I wrote this piece in 2008 for the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. After the AZ case, I can say that I now think it is very likely that initiated electoral college reform would satisfy the Legislature requirement of Article II. Here’s the abstract: … Continue reading ?
“I don't have any problem understanding why people flunk out of college or quit their jobs or cheat on each other or break the law or spray-paint walls. A little bit outside of things is where some people feel each other. We do it to replace the frame of family. We do it to erase and remake our origins in their own images. To say, I too was here.”
Press Release, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Names Associate Dean Darryll K. Jones as Interim Dean of College of Law: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Provost Marcella David today announced that associate dean for Academic Affairs Darryll K. Jones, J.D., LL.M., has been appointed to serve as the interim dean...
INSTAPUNDIT 2001 AND GUEST BLOGGING: I started teaching at the University of Tennessee College of Law Summer, 2001, the same summer that Glenn started Instapundit. I remember vividly when he first told me about it. “I’m starting a blog,” he said. Since it was 2001, I said “A what?” “A weblog. A page where I […]
A group of activists disrupt Boston Pride, a survey finds college students disagree on some scenarios of what consent looks like, Rachel Dolezal resigns and more news stories!
My sophomore year in college, I took constitutional law. The final project was a moot court argument of a fictional marriage equality case from Ohio. I was thrilled that I got to “be” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg! The class’s fictional Supreme Court held that the Ohio marriage ban violated the Due Process and Equal Protection […]
ASHE SCHOW LOOKS AT efforts to make “Yes Means Yes” part of the Model Penal Code, so that it will apply everywhere, not just on college campuses. The American Law Institute was founded in 1923 “to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better […]
Guest post by Jeffrey A. Lefstin, Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of Law. Professor Lefstin’s forthcoming article, Inventive Application: a History, was cited by Judge Linn in his concurrence in Ariosa. The Federal Circuit has issued its decision in a closely-watched biotechnology case, Ariosa Diagnostics v. Sequenom. The opinion clarifies […]
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: America’s Law School Applications And Enrollment Just Keep Falling. Applications are actually way up at the University of Tennessee College of Law, which will be reflected in a modest increase in class size. But that’s certainly not the national trend.
ESPN's Outside the Lines conducted a study beginning in the fall of 2014, talking to men's college basketball and football players from 10 high-profile schools who were accused of crimes from 2009 to 2014. Sunday marked the release of...Show More Summary
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
“Study hard, but party harder” is the lesson Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi of “Jersey Shore” fame imparted to students at Rutgers University in an appearance back in 2011. For that advice and more, the MTV reality-show star was paid $32,000 out of a student activities fund. And four years later the [...]
The Week: Why I'm Glad I Gave Up My Dream of Going to Law School, by Stephanie Talmadge: For years, I was dead-set on going to law school. And not just any law school — Harvard. But midway through college, I was forced to confront this plan I had for...
This year more than a dozen states have considered measures that would allow the carrying of concealed weapons on college campuses, but so far only Texas has approved a so-called campus-carry law.
Behold the power of Campbell‘s Law. By way of William Lind, we come across this U.S. Army War College Report, “Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession.” One problem that was identified: In 2002, a U.S. Army War College … Continue reading ?