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Law professor Dale Carpenter's new book, Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas, is one of the rare nonfiction law books on my "to read" pile. Dahlia Lithwick wrote a fascinating summary of Carpenter's book for the New Yorker....Law professor Dale Carpenter's new book, Flagrant Conduct:...
Professor Julie Nice, guest columnist for JURIST, explains the significance of a recent California federal district court case, Golinski v. United States Office of Personnel Management. From the article: What is stunning about the Golinski decision is what it reveals...Professor Julie Nice, guest...
A few weeks ago, all USF Law students received an email containing an individual username and password for Bloomberg Law. If you haven't started using Bloomberg Law, here are a few reasons why you should start exploring this new database:...A few weeks ago, all USF Law students received an email...
The Wall Street Journal has a story today entitled, "Jurors' Tweets Upend Trials," which discusses the negative impact of social networking on jury trials. Interestingly, it appears that judges are becoming less tolerant of jurors who break the rules banning...The Wall Street Journal has a story...
Some law students enjoy the "search everything" experience that WestlawNext provides, but others may prefer to refine their searches by searching within a particular practice guide or treatise. For example, if you want to find out what CalJur has to...Some law students enjoy the "search...
Professor Susan Freiwald will be a guest blogger with the popular law professor blog, Concurring Opinions, for the next month.Professor Susan Freiwald will be a guest blogger with the popular law professor blog, Concurring Opinions, for the next month.
Huffington Post published Professor Bill Hing's essay, Lessons to Remember from Japanese Internment: This Sunday, February 19, marked the 70th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. On that day in...Huffington Post published...
Professor Donovan recently contributed a post to the East Asia Forum on Cambodia's historic adoption of a new Civil Code: [t]he code is a major step forward for Cambodia. It is a cosmopolitan, internationalist document, exhibiting the influence of pre-existing...Professor Donovan recently...
USF Law has long enjoyed a close association with John Osborn, the author of The Paper Chase, the quintessential story of life as a first year law student at Harvard in the 1970's. As a professor of law and Distinguished...USF Law has long enjoyed a close association with John Osborn, the author of...
Professor Bill Hing recently posted on Proposition 8, Perry v. Brown, and immigration reform on Huffington Post: The federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' decision striking down California's Proposition 8 attempt to take away marital rights from same-sex couples sends...Professor Bill Hing...