Is Punishment Dead in America?
Stealth Lawyer: Tara Conklin, Novelist, 'The House Girl'
Feb. 25, 2014 -- New York Law School Professor Robert Blecker discusses his new book entitled "The Death of Punishment: Searching for Justice among the Worst of the Worst." Harvard Law School's Laurence Tribe called the book...more
There has been a lot of legal activity in connection with Ms. Lee, her book title and trademark applications filed for “TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD.” For instance, Ms. Lee filed a trademark application for use of “TO KILL A...more
One of the guidelines for this blog is to stay away from extreme views. The effects of climate change do not need to be amplified to merit reasoned discussion and thoughtful application of what we as lawyers do. So what were...more
Since today is the “day after” Richard Cordray’s confirmation as CFPB Director, it is perhaps fitting for me to be writing about a book that provides some history of the CFPB....more
Another feature of the Baby Boom Generation moving into retirement is the plethora of books written on the subject. Retirement for Dummies is part of the Dummies series of books on how to do everything. Of course, it’s very...more
Big changes may be afoot in copyright law these days, via both litigation and legislation. Courts are considering sweeping infringement claims with potentially far-reaching implications, and Congress is beginning the process...more
April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Novelist Tara Conklin talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about her book, "The House Girl," and her transition from practicing law at White & Case LLP to becoming a full-time writer. The novel...more
Last week we got to enjoy watching a bit of a kerfuffle develop after Canadian news outlets trumpeted the availability on Amazon.com of a print-on-demand edition of the first three "Anne of Green Gables" books which featured...more
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