Michael S. Knoll (Pennsylvania) & Ruth Mason (Connecticut; moving to Virginia), A Brief Sur-Reply to Professors Graetz and Warren, 123 Yale L.J. Online 1 (2013): We are grateful for the deep engagement by Michael Graetz and Alvin Warren with our article, What Is Tax Discrimination?, which appeared in the print...
The extraordinary case of academic fraudster Diederick Stapel followed the typical narrative of a scientific scandal. A professor of social psychology at Tilburg University, he became a star researcher in his native Netherlands and abroad...Show More Summary
« "The promotion of the Mittelstand corresponds to social market economy and is an alternative to socialism and capitalism” », by Professor Dr Eberhard Hamer / « “Proposals for the regeneration of the market economy and of the SMEs (small...Show More Summary
Rosa Brooks asks Obama to channel his inner law professor and offer a concretely legal defense of his war powers during his speech this afternoon: Speaking not just as a law professor but as a citizen: It would be nice to know if President Obama thinks the [Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF)] authorizes him to […]
Julia Davids, who is graduating from Stanford this semester, shares an interesting technique professors use to get students in the zone: physical warm-ups such as partner and self massages. Awkwardness aside, both physical and mental warm-ups can jump-start any work activity. Read more...
Harold Shapero, the American composer and pianist who was associated with the neo-classical style of music and who was a longtime professor at Brandeis University, died Friday of complications from pneumonia. He was 93 and lived in Massachusetts.
Professors at George Washington University support adding President Obama to Mt. Rushmore. Katherine Rodriguez of The College Fix has the story.
By Benzinga: By: The ETF Professor Natural gas futures are volatile. That much is widely known and that volatility explains the allure of an ETF such as the U.S. Natural Gas Fund (UNG) for active, short-term traders. With natural gas futures soaring recently and getting another lift Tuesday after the U.S. Show More Summary
"Neisseria meningitidis is an important human pathogen that can cause rapidly progressing, life threatening meningitis and meningococcal sepsis in humans," Professor Jennings said. "Until now we have not known how it attaches to the human host. It has been a long-standing mystery how it attaches to the airway to colonise" read more
Last weekend, internet pioneer Ted Nelson speculated that the creator of Bitcoin (who goes by the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto) was actually Japanese math professor Shinichi Mochizuki. This was the latest theory in an extremely long hunt by various researchers and journalists trying to identify Nakamoto. Show More Summary
A University of British Columbia engineer and a team of U.S. researchers have made a breakthrough utilizing spray-on technology that could revolutionize the way optical lenses are made and used. Kenneth Chau, an assistant professor in...Show More Summary
This will give you hours of psephological fun! Biteback had generously agreed to give copy of the latest volume by Professors Colling Rallings and Michael Thrasher, called “British Electoral Facts 1832-2012? as a PB competition prize. The book is an amazing treasure trove and my copy sits almost permanently on my desk. All you have [...]
These sculptures are amazing! Tom Eckert, a professor of art at Arizona State University, carved these incredibly realistic sculptures of everyday objects. At the link, you can view more photos of his work as well as watch an interview of him. Link | Artist's Website
(The following is a guest post by Axel R. Schäfer, Professor of American Studies at Keele University and author of two groundbreaking books on contemporary American evangelicalism, Countercultural Conservatives: American Evangelicalism...Show More Summary
Read the full quote here. Henry Louis Gates Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research at Harvard University. He is also the editor-in-chief of The Root. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook. Read full article...
You can always rely on the administration of Barack Obama, a former constitutional law lecturer (or as his resume-inflating fans put it, "professor"), to do the sleazy thing when it comes to the Constitution the president is sworn to defend. Show More Summary
The so-called "separation of Church and State" is invoked so often it might as well appear on the dollar bill. John Eastman, law professor at Chapman University, reminds us the phrase isn't in the Constitution as many people incorrectly believe. Show More Summary
After an outcry from judges, professors, and other community leaders about the unjust and discriminatory imposition of the death penalty in Colorado, Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) agreed to indefinitely grant reprieve to death row inmate Nathan Dunlap, citing his uncertainty about the death penalty generally, and not his opposition to this particular execution. His order [...]
A lecture by Professor Errol Henderson, Associate Professor of Political Science at Penn State University at the Charles H. Wright Museum for African American History in Detroit.
You won’t believe the kind of issues law professors are debating. Trust me, it’s not about getting you jobs… Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Brains, Law School Faculty, Law Schoo...