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Utah Law School Celebrates Opening Of New Building With Audacious Goal: 100% Bar Passage, 100% Professional Employment

Utah Law School celebrated the opening of its new $62.5 million building with Dean Robert Adler announcing an audacious goal: The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law announced a new initiative this week to reach a goal of 100 percent bar passage and 100 percent professional employment placement...

College Student Starts Driving Barbie Car After DUI, Becomes Hero

15 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Here’s the scoop: A Texas State University student got a DUI. As a result of the DUI, her license was automatically suspended and her dad took away her car. And then she was like ‘Fuck you, law! I am awesome!’ and started driving a Barbie jeep around campus because she didn’t want to get a bike (because “riding a bike around campus sucks... Show More Summary

Treason of the Professors

(John Hinderaker) William Bradford is an Associate Professor of Law, National Security, and Strategy at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., and at the National Defense College in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He has a Ph.D. Show More Summary

Gov. Cuomo reminds NYU students of campus sexual assault law

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

Gov. Cuomo urged college students Wednesday to take heed of the state's new law aimed at cracking down on campus sex assaults.



DeVoe’s Unprovable But Highly Probable Theories

For the College Humor Magazine I submitted a collection of many ‘laws’ and other items, including my College Course Descriptions: 1) If it’s green, wiggles or slithers, it’s biology; 2) If it stinks, it’s probably chemistry...

Ask But Don’t Tell: Kentucky Allows Defendant to Seek Ex Parte Interviews of Plaintiff’s Treating Physicians

We walked into the Drug and Device Law Rock Climber’s room last night to find her packing for her return to college while the ignored TV blared in the background. Onscreen was a popular cable reality franchise involving wealthy denizens of a gated community in Southern California. Show More Summary

Average Private Law School Tuition Discount Approaches 50%

David Yellen (Dean, Loyola-Chicago), Tuition Discounting on the Rise and its Impact on Law Schools: According to this new survey, tuition discounting at private colleges and universities reached an average of 48% for freshman last year. That is up from 38% in 2004. How does this compare to what has...

Former Australian PM Julia Gillard Comes Out for Marriage Equality, Blasts Tony Abbott

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Former Australian PM Julia Gillard has made an about-face on the issue of marriage equality, telling a crowd in a speech at the College of Law and Justice in Melbourne that her “idiosyncratic” vote against same-sex marriage (while she had… The post Former Australian PM Julia Gillard Comes Out for Marriage Equality, Blasts Tony Abbott appeared first on Towleroad.

Anderson: Opting Out Of New Editions For Casebooks And Saving Students 97 Cents On The Dollar

Rob Anderson (Pepperdine), Opting Out of New Editions for Casebooks: The price of law school casebooks (as well as college textbooks generally) seems to grow every year. At the present time, many casebooks cost over $200 when purchased new. The high cost is made worse by the appearance of a...

Career Value Curves

Armed with a dual degree in Law and Finance, Jason joined the legal department of a corporate bank as a legal assistant. Thanks to his strong work ethic and self-discipline, he had done reasonably well throughout school and college. His parents had taught him the value of sincere hard work, [...]

Utah Seeks To Hire A Tax Prof

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of associate professor beginning academic year 2016-17: Qualifications for the position include a record of excellence in academics, successful teaching experience or potential as a teacher, and strong scholarly distinction or...

Texas Officer Who Killed Unarmed Man Made Mistakes, Police Experts Say

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Officer Brad Miller violated several principles of modern-day policing before he fatally shot an unarmed black college student, according to law enforcement veterans.

Alabama Same-Sex Marriage Rulings, 2015

Alabama Same-Sex Marriage Rulings, 2015 Howard M. Wasserman, Florida International University College of Law, has published Crazy in Alabama: Judicial Process and the Last Stand Against Marriage Equality in the Land of George Wallace at 110 Northwestern University Law Review Online 201 (2015). Here is … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

For-Profit College Industry Continues To Bemoan Recently Enacted Gainful Employment Regulations

A month after the implementation of long-awaited regulations aimed at reining in for-profit colleges went into effect, opponents of the new rules aren’t simply backing away nicely. Instead, they continue push repeal of the new law, saying...Show More Summary

Guest Post by Prof. Burstein: Ethicon v. Covidien — Some key design patent issues

In this post, Sarah Burstein, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, examines the design patent components of the Federal Circuit’s recent Ethicon decision.  Dennis’s discussion of the utility patent’s indefiniteness issue is here. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. v. Covidien, Inc. (Fed. Cir. Aug. 7, 2015) Download opinion Panel:  Chen (author), […]

Bill Cosby Mocks Sexual Assault Laws In Newly Discovered Writing

In 1999, Bill Cosby released a book for recent college graduates called, Congratulations! Now What? Though the book has been out in the world for 16 years, some disturbing aspects take on second meaning in light of recent allegations. Show More Summary

IPSC: closing comments

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Closing Plenary Session Joshua Sarnoff, DePaul University College of Law: Size affects nature of presentation, time, allotted, depth of development, audience participation. Makes a personal promise to read papers in sessions he plans to go to—thinks that this will improve the quality of the interactions. Show More Summary

IPSC: Other IP

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Other IP [Insert wry commentary about "fringe" fields like advertising law] Sarah Burstein, The University of Oklahoma College of Law Reviving Ornamentality Fed. Cir. killed the doctrine. Statute says new, original, and ornamental designs can get a design patent—word has been in the statute from the start. Show More Summary

IPSC, opening plenary

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

IPSC at DePaul Opening Plenary Session Tributes to Benjamin Liu & Greg Lastowka, much-missed colleagues who passed away in the last year. Roberta Kwall, DePaul University College of Law Changes in law school in last 15 years—rankings are more set. Show More Summary

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