• A Plea Bargaining Strike

    I am seldom shocked these days, but the article in this week’s New Yorker about Kalief Browder is astonishing. Browder is arrested for theft. He does not receive bail. He is imprisoned for three years on Rikers Island without trial. Then the prosecutor dismisses the case (because the alleged victim moved to another country).

    1 readers - Gerard Magliocca/ Concurring Opinions
  • Should More Land Use Professors be Libertarians? Part II

    In my previous post, I asked why more land use/local government law professors do not identify as libertarians, considering the role many of us have played in exposing the dysfunctional workings of local government. If there is an obvious argument in favor of the status quo in land use/local government regulation, it is that all the alternatives seem worse.

    6 readers - Concurring Opinions
  • JOBS Act, Sarbanes-Oxley and US Stock Market Competitiveness

    Steve Bainbridge posts that we now have evidence that the facilitations that the JOBS Act provided to emerging growth companies for going public are ineffective. Steve also points out that since the early 2000s we have seen the US stock markets appearing less competitive than foreign markets.

    2 readers - Concurring Opinions
  • Advice on How to Enter the Privacy Profession

    Over at LinkedIn, I have a long post with advice for how law students can enter into the privacy profession. I hope that this post can serve as a useful guide to students who want to pursue careers in privacy. The privacy law field is growing dramatically, and demand for privacy lawyers is high.

    2 readers - Daniel Solove/ Concurring Opinions
  • The Campus Book Tour

    If you are publishing a new book–as almost all Co-Op bloggers seem to be doing, including Danielle, Frank, and me–getting the word out entails effort across mainstream media, social media, niche blogs, radio and TV, and, of course, old-fashioned book tours.

    2 readers - Concurring Opinions
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