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We Need Laws Protecting Children On Dirtbikes Because Idiots Like This Father Exist

13 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

Kids are required to be in appropriate car seats or boosters just about until they're in college. So why is it that 90% of states have no laws on the books about minimum age requirements for passengers of ATVs and off-highway vehicles?...Show More Summary

Scams, Law School and Otherwise

A for-profit grift mill is shutting down: After years of enrollment losses, Anthem Education, a for-profit chain of colleges and career institutes, filed for bankruptcy Monday. The company has abruptly shut down a number of its campuses, leaving state agencies struggling to funnel displaced students into other institutions. Nine more campuses may close today, Anthem […]

Wisconsin Once Boycotted Whites-Only LSU

Wisconsin plays LSU today in college football, bringing back memories of the planned games between the schools in 1957-58 that never happened. Wisconsin boycotted the games because of a 1956 Louisiana law that prohibited integrated sports contests. Show More Summary

‘Yes Means Yes’ Campus Sexual Assault Bill Passed In California

State law makers in California approved a legislation, on Thursday, that would require colleges and universities to adopt and comply with a standard of consent among students engaging in sexual antics and activity. The legislation, aptly titled ‘Yes Means Yes’, addresses on campus rape accusations and Sexual Assault. Officially called SB 967, the bill requires

Say It With Me: I’m a Hispanic Atheist

This is a guest post written by César J. Baldelomar. César is currently a student at the Florida International University College of Law. He has written several articles on politics, culture, and religion.... Though I grew up in a moderately Catholic household and attended Catholic institutions from age three until my college graduation from St. Show More Summary

The New Law Firm: Ditch Old Traditions to Grow a Business

In the time of the "start up" business, where young people fresh out of college start a business, get some venture capital, and then make a bajillion dollars, the law firm seems like a vestige of an older time, when we were genteel country lawyers writing on parchment with quill......

The threat facing VMI (and every other college in America)

In previous posts about VMI’s sexual assault problem, the threat of increased litigation was touched on. VMI, with it’s new reputation for preying on women now faces a new challenge: lawsuits for following the law. VMI will be watched very closely for its adherence to feminist doctrine (colleges as centers for rape culture). Show More Summary

Oklahoma City cop accused of sexually assaulting women while on duty

An Oklahoma City police officer and former college football star is accused of forcing at least seven women to perform sexual favors for him while he was on patrol, law enforcement officials say.

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: American University’s Washington College o…

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: American University’s Washington College of Law Plunges In Rankings, But Builds $130 Million New Campus.

Sports Briefing | College Sports: O’Bannon Appeal Advances

The N.C.A.A. notified the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that it intended to appeal a judge’s ruling in the Ed O’Bannon case that it had violated antitrust laws.

LinkedIn Law School Rankings?

Inside Higher Ed, The New Rankings?: LinkedIn is one of several players in a growing market: the business of aggregating data about career outcomes for prospective college students. Rankings still dominate conversations about which colleges are best, to the chagrin of many college presidents. But a number of companies are...

Illegal Immigrants Have More Rights Than College Students Accused Of Date Rape, Law Professor Claims

George Washington University law professor John Banzhaf suggests that illegal immigrants surging across the southern border into the U.S. receive more due process rights than college students accused of date rape. The humanitarian and law enforcement/national security crisis at the border is ongoing, but has dropped off the headlines because of the media’s 24-7 focus

I’M PLEASED TO SEE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW MADE THE LIST: Top 20 Best Value…

I’M PLEASED TO SEE THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE COLLEGE OF LAW MADE THE LIST: Top 20 Best Value Law Schools.

The Unexplained Shooting of Michael Brown, Who Would Have Started College Today

Tensions between law enforcement and residents of a St. Louis suburb ignited over the weekend after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer — a story that, for many, seemed all too familiar to Trayvon Martin's. Anger...Show More Summary

NCAA Found To Violate Antitrust Laws In Preventing Schools From Sharing Licensing Revenue With Student Athletes

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

It's long been recognized that the NCAA sports setup is a bit of a scam, in which "student" athletes make various colleges a ridiculous amount of money -- none of which actually makes it to the athletes themselves. In many cases, these are barely actually "students" at all. Show More Summary

New law mandates in-state tuition for vets studying at all public colleges starting next year

Jen A. Miller Good news for U.S. vets: starting next year, you’ll qualify for in-state tuition at any public school, no matter where you live. This perk was part of the $16.3 billion Veterans Administration reform bill that President Obama signed into law last Thursday. Thirty states already offer in-state tuition to all veterans. But this will extend [...]Show More Summary

Seattle man linked to 3 slayings on 2 coasts could face death penalty

A 29-year-old man has been charged in violent attacks that include the targeted killings of a gay couple in Seattle and the point-blank shooting of a New Jersey college student, and could face the death penalty if convicted, law enforcement officials told the Los Angeles Times.

Weekly Tax Roundup

Mystica Alexander (Bentley College), California -- Land of "Lawless Taxation" and the "Midnight Special": Outlier or Leader in a Growing Trend?, 12 U.N.H. L. Rev. 219 (2014) Bloomberg, Hatch's Conditions on Inversion Law Spotlight Partisan Gap Bloomberg, Merger Rush for Offshore Tax Break Bets on U.S. Stalemate Bloomberg, Narrow Push...

My new favorite Twitter account is @CrimeADay

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Back in college I took an undergrad law course that devoted a day to looking at silly old laws that were still on the books. One of the laws stated that it was illegal to serve margarine in any Wisconsin restaurant without also offering customers butter. Show More Summary

Crawford: Occupy Wall Street, Income Inequality and Tax Scholarship

Patrick B. Crawford (People's College of Law), Occupy Wall Street, Income Inequality and Tax Scholarship: An Ideology Critique of the Consumption Tax Debate, 12 U.N.H. L. Rev. 137 (2014): This is the first article to address the question: “What does Occupy Wall Street (“OWS”) have to say about American legal...

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