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Say goodbye to (most of) those arcane symbols on your gadgets

7 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Like the lower back tattoo you got in college, everyone's been hoping that those mandated symbols on the bottom of your gadgets will just go away. Thankfully, the E-Label act has now been signed into law by President Obama, enabling gadget manufactur...

Smith on Street Art and low Intellectual Property

Cathay yvette Nikka Smith, of  the University of Denver Sturm College of Law has posted on SSRN, Street Art: An Analysis Under U.S. Intellectual Property Law and Intellectual Property’s ‘Negative Space’ Theory, 259 DePaul J. Art, Tech., & Intel. Prop. (2014). From the Abstract: Street art, in its original and purest form, is artwork created […]

Blame Congress for Enabling Obama's Unilateral Executive Actions

3 days agoNews : Reason

Writing at the Los Angeles Times, South Texas College of Law at Houston professor Josh Blackman argues that any analysis of President Barack Obama's unilateral executive action on immigration must begin with the fact that "Congress shares...Show More Summary

Jameis Winston Wouldn't Take "No" For An Answer From That Official

4 days agoSports : Deadspin

In the third quarter of Florida State's 20-17 win over Boston College, Jameis Winston attempted, twice, to physically wrest an official out of the way so he could run a play. It was a weird moment, and per the letter of the law, Winston should have been ejected. But what the hell was actually happening? Read more...

HOSTEM Displays Work from Artists Studio Potapota & Hidekazu Sogabe

HOSTEM store London present Still Life, an exhibition of work by two Japanese artists, Studio Potapota and Hidekazu Sogabe. Kaori Sogabe of Studio Potapota studied pottery at City & Islington College following a law degree at Dokkyo… The post HOSTEM Displays Work from Artists Studio Potapota & Hidekazu Sogabe appeared first on Selectism.

Colleges Should Stop Asking Prospective Students About Their Criminal Records

Anyone troubled by the idea that having a run-in with the law should consign a person to a lifetime of stigma and stifled opportunity will have cheered the recent new?s that three New York colleges have agreed—after a nudge from theShow More Summary

Students Embarrass Rick Perry With Explicit Questions About Gay Sex During College Visit

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

“In 2002, you supported Texas’s anti-sodomy law. Do you dislike bootysex because the peeny goes in where the poopy comes out?” was just one of the many questions Rick Perry was asked while speaking at Dartmouth College over the weekend. The Texas governor was there to speak about the results of the midterm elections and, of […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal sues Pennsylvania over prisoner speech law

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Mumia Abu-Jamal, serving life in prison for the murder of a Philadelphia police officer, and supporters filed a federal lawsuit on Monday challenging a state law enacted after a college graduation speech the activist inmate gave last month. The state law allows crime victims and prosecutors to take...

Two Interesting Upcoming Events in D.C.

By Jason Rantanen There are two terrific looking patent law symposia in D.C this month. On Tuesday, November 11, the American University Washington College of Law and the University of Utah – S.J. Quinney College of Law will co-host a half-day symposium on The Future of Patent Remedies.  From the symposium website: Over the […]

Why We Are Looking at the ‘Value’ of College (and Law School?) All Wrong

Washington Post: Why We Are Looking at the ‘Value’ of College All Wrong, by Christopher B. Nelson (President, St. John's College): As college admission deadlines loom, new lists and rankings proliferate along with reports questioning the “value” of a college education. The obsession with quantification is rooted in a habit...

The Underdogs Poll, week 11: Marshall law

After 10 weeks of being just on the cusp, the Thundering Herd have finally reclaimed their No. 1 spot. But it may be a short-lived crown if the mighty MWC has its way. The Underdogs Poll is a weekly ranking of college football's top non-power FBS teams. Show More Summary

TaxProf Blog Weekend Roundup

Saturday: Simkovic & McIntyre: The Economic Value of a Law Degree: $1 Million WSJ: How to Use a 401k to Pump Up a Roth IRA The 20 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America The IRS Scandal, Day 541 Sunday: NY Times: State Tax Cuts on Trial on Tuesday, Especially in...

Obama: In 10 years, Republicans won't call it 'Obamacare' anymore

President Obama made a bold prediction today regarding the future of his signature health care reform law, while speaking at an event on women and the economy at Rhode Island College. "No matter how many times Republicans threaten to repeal this law, we're going to keep it in place — because it's working," Obama said, to the applause of supporters. Show More Summary

The 5-Question [Book/Acquisitions Editor] Interview: Jessica Gadsden

JESSICA GADSDEN is the publisher and co-founder of Penner Publishing. She is a graduate of Smith College with a degree in English Language & Literature. Additionally, she graduated from Cornell Law School. In addition to being a lifelong reader and lover of books, Gadsden is a traditionally and self-published author. Show More Summary

Iowa Is Seeking One-Week Visitors in 2015-16 Academic Year

The University of Iowa College of Law welcomes applications for its newly-created Bonfield Fellowship for a visiting researcher: The aim of the Bonfield Fellowship is to bring a faculty member at another institution to the University of Iowa, to spend a brief time in residence conducting research in the Law...

Ohio Northern Sees to Hire Tax Prof and Estate Planning Prof

Ohio Northern University College of Law is seeking to hire five new faculty this year, including a tenure-track position with a focus on tax and a tenure-track position with a focus on estate planning. For more information or to apply, go to the Ohio Northern University Human Resources website.

AirGuard raises the alarm on cheeky tobacco and marijuana smokers

4 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

While it's not against the law to smoke cigarettes in most parts of the world, there's still a lot of places where smoking is prohibited – workplaces, hotels, public housing, college dorms, jails – and a whole lot of smokers who still like to sneak in a cheeky one on the sly. Show More Summary

Cincinnati Dean Search

As regular readers of this blog know, I spent 23 wonderful years at the University of Cincinnati College of Law before joining the tenured faculty at Pepperdine in 2013. I previously blogged the news that Cincinnati Dean Lou Bilionis is not seeking a third term and will return to the...

Reductio Ad Absurdum: Gilmore's Michigan St. Argument

ESPN's Rod Gilmore played at Stanford and earned a law degree at Cal--and he is the one guy the selection committee should completely ignore when they announce their first college playoff seeds Tuesday. Gilmore seems to be one of those...Show More Summary

Flight Attendants and Title VII

The EEOC, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's Institute for Law and the Workplace, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of Labor and Employment Law recently sponsored a wonderful event which brought together some of...

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