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Post date: Posted on: June 20, 2015

Professor Daniel Sokol of the University of Florida—Levin College of Law has written an article on teaching compliance in law schools.

From the abstract:

Tags: Corporations, Legal Industry, Legal Opinions
Post date: Posted on: June 15, 2015

Magna Carta was signed 800 years ago today.

We posted earlier this year on the history and significance of this pivotal document.

Tags: Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Legal History
Post date: Posted on: June 15, 2015

At Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business, Christopher Gallagher suggests that law schools add practical technology courses to their curriculums:

Tags: Legal Industry, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: May 22, 2015

Benjamin Barton, Helen and Charles Lockett Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee, has a piece at CNN about recent trends in the legal market, and why, though bad for many individual lawyers, these tre

Tags: Legal History, Legal Industry
Post date: Posted on: March 27, 2015

We have posted previously about the emerging field of “space law”—here, here, and here.

Tags: Administrative Law, Commerce, Commercial Transactions, International Law, Legal Industry, Technology & Law, Torts
Post date: Posted on: February 28, 2015

At the Library of Law and Liberty blog, professor John McGinnis posits that “technological shock” is the most important cause of the six year decline in law school applications:

Tags: Law & Economics, Legal Industry, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: February 27, 2015

Aeon Magazine reports on something that would have been considered the wildest sort of speculative fiction a few short years ago, but now is on the verge of being viable: Distributed Autonomous Corporations (DACs), 

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Corporations, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: January 31, 2015

The economy during the past few years has not been kind to legal education. We have noted numerous times the critiques of, cuts and trends in, and future of legal education.

Tags: Legal Industry