February 25, 2010
A few more court decisions like this one...
...from Italy, and Google might actually have to live up to its motto, "Do no evil," or at least drop the caveat which is the company's actual motto ("Do no evil, unless there is money to be made"). According to the linked article, "During the trial, Google said a guilty verdict could have a chilling effect on the development of the Internet in Italy and, perhaps, more widely across Europe." Goodness, would Italian or European civilization survive if "the development of the Internet" were slowed? How could that be possible?
February 24, 2010
Smith from Iowa to Wash U/St. LouisPeggie Smith (employment law, employment discrimination) at the University of Iowa College of Law has accepted a senior offer from the law school at Washington University in St. Louis.
February 23, 2010
Law Review Circulation Figures--Like Employment Stats in U.S. News?A work of the imagination? Perhaps.
February 22, 2010
Morriss from Illinois to AlabamaAndrew Morriss, whose wide-ranging work covers issues in employment law, environmental law, regulatory policy, and empirical legal studies, and who moved only a few years ago from Case Western to the University of Illinois, has now accepted a Chair in the law school at the University of Alabama. That's a major pick-up for Alabama!
February 19, 2010
Has the ABA Journal Hired Matt Drudge to Write Article Headlines?One might think so judging from this: "Law Student Charged with Contempt for Exposing Daughter to Christianity." Of course, what really brought the contempt charge was violation of a court order growing out of a divorce and custody dispute. Really, shouldn't the journal of the legal profession be more responsible?
February 17, 2010
Filler's List of Faculty Moves for 2010Here. Note that Professor Filler also posts information about untenured lateral moves.
February 16, 2010
Pepperdine Law Dean Ken Starr Named President of Baylor U. in Texas
(Thanks to Mark Osler for the pointer.)
February 15, 2010
Waterhouse from Florida International to Indiana/Indianapolis
Carlton Waterhouse (environmental law, critical theory), Associate Professor of Law at Florida International University, has accepted appointment as Professor of Law at Indiana University, Indianapolis.