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Tribe v. Wilentz on Scalia: Interpreting God's Justice
As the new Supreme Court term approaches, join Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe and Princeton historian Sean Wilentz as they debate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's views on the death penalty, democracy, religion and the Constitution.
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LAW SCHOOL WEBCASTS
Lights, camera, action!
Watch video of September 11 anniversary panels from Duke and Ohio State law schools, scholarly musings on the crisis in corporate America, and much, much more.
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LAW TEACHING JOBS
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Law schools are gearing up for the fall faculty recruiting season. Check JURIST's list of law teaching jobs for open Deanships, Chairs, full-time faculty and visiting appointments.
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DISCUSSION
Does President Bush have legal authority to attack Iraq?
Would the President need the endorsement of the UN Security Council, and/or the approval of Congress? Share your views!
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LEGAL VIEWS
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Weblogs are hot! Sample up-to-the-minute commentary from "blogs" by law professors...
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law school librarians...
 • Leah Sandwell-Weiss (Ariz.)
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and law students...
 • John Branch (UNC)
 • Garrett Moritz (Harvard)
 • Sua Sponte (Bay area)
 • Alice W. (Boston area)

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LIFE IN LAW SCHOOL
One L!
As fall classes begin, get reliable tips on first-year survival from law schools and student affairs experts nationwide, and get the low-down on everything from taking notes to briefing cases.
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MILOSEVIC TRIAL
Is Slobodan Milosevic getting a fair trial?
"As days pass it appears that spanners are constantly thrown into the works to make life difficult for Slobo. However his tenacity has impressed me and his experience in the legal field has helped him along. ..."
- Aleksander Misic, Australia

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Friday, August 30, 2002

NEW ON THE WEB
WTO: US tax breaks illegal
In an arbitration judgment [PDF] rendered Friday, the World Trade Organization authorized the European Union to levy duties of over $4 billion against the United States as compensation for illegal US tax breaks. The judgment is the largest in WTO history.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE WTO
Posted by Bernard Hibbitts at 9:43 PM
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Government seeks permission to appeal Hamdi ruling
The Secretary of Defense has filed an interlocutory appeal [PDF] with the 4th Circuit US Court of Appeals seeking permission to immediately appeal to that Court from an August 16 District Court order which refused to dismiss a habeas corpus petition for Yaser Esam Hamdi on the grounds that he was a "captured enemy combatant."
READ MORE ABOUT THE HAMDI CASE
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Positions at the University of Cincinnati College of Law
The University of Cincinnati College of Law is seeking entry-level and lateral applicants for several tenure track and visiting faculty positions, a Director of their Center for Corporate Law, and an experienced professor to teach Constitutional Law (suitably qualified candidates for this last position will be considered for an endowed professorship).
READ MORE AND SEE OTHER LAW TEACHING JOBS
Posted by Bernard Hibbitts at 8:22 PM
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Milosevic trial continues
Recorded video proceedings of the Hague war crimes trial of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic for Friday, August 30 are now online.
WATCH THE MILOSEVIC TRIAL LIVE
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MILOSEVIC TRIAL

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Support for First Amendment eroding
According to a new poll released Thursday by the First Amendment Center as part of a larger study of the state of the First Amendment [PDF] in 2002, almost half of Americans now think that the free speech, free press and other constitutional guarantees in the First Amendment go too far. 49% of those surveyed expressed this opinion, up 10% from those who held the same view a year ago, before the events of September 11.
READ AN OVERVIEW OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT
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