Law prof blog-watch

[JURIST] Has conservative US Supreme Court Antonin Scalia declared affirmative action constitutional [Balkinization post]? Yale Law's Jack Balkin [Balkinization blog] thinks so.... Also on Scalia, Eugene Volokh of UCLA Law School says that the Justice's request to exclude broadcast media from a Wednesday appearance in Cleveland at which he was to receive a free speech award was "quite proper"... Rick Hasen [Election Law blog] of Loyola Law School Los Angeles considers two ways for Republicans to "go nuclear" on the filibustered judicial nomination of Miguel Estrada [Election Law post].... Also from Loyola, Lawrence Solum [Legal Theory blog] rounds-up Thursday's scheduled faculty workshops [Legal Theory post] at law schools across the country.... Stanford Law's Larry Lessig [Lessig Blog] notes that MIT Press is standing up for fair use rights [Lessig Blog post] in the face of music owners prohibiting - or insisting on huge payments for - the reprinting of single lines from a couple of rock-and-roll songs.



 

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