Channel Islands Restoration (CIR) Volunteer Trip to San Nicolas Island

Channel Islands Restoration (CIR) Volunteer Trip to San Nicolas Island

Yesterday, I did a service trip to San Nicolas Island through Channel Islands Restoration (CIR). If you’re considering doing a similar trip, I hope this post will help you know what to expect. About San Nicolas Island The 8 Channel…

Order a Custom Pet Portrait By My Daughter

Order a Custom Pet Portrait By My Daughter

My daughter Dina is a gifted young artist. As one of her projects for this summer, she is offering to paint custom pet portraits. I know it’s early to start thinking about holiday gifts, but this is a gift every…

The Parents' Blessing from Our Daughter's Bat Mitzvah

The Parents’ Blessing from Our Daughter’s Bat Mitzvah

Our daughter was bat mitzvah’ed in December at Congregation Beth Am. The photo album (including photos from her excursion to make her own tallis). It was a lovely ceremony and a wonderful family celebration. The temple expected us to give a…

Spotify Playlist: 1960s Music

I’m not sure if people still do Spotify playlists any more. Maybe it’s passe. In any case, I maintain several. Today, I’m sharing my 1960s playlist, consisting of close to 1,000 songs with a release date between Jan. 1, 1960…

My Spring 2019 Presentation/Travel Schedule

Here’s my upcoming speaking/travel schedule (note I’m not teaching this semester): January 18, Sacramento: California Chamber of Commerce legislative staffer briefing on the California Consumer Privacy Act January 30, SCU: closed-door faculty workshop on my next big paper, Content Moderation…

Suggestions for Conference Organizers [Repost from Concurring Opinions’ Archive]

[In 2007, I guest-blogged at the group law professor blog Concurring Opinions. With the demise of that blog, I am now archiving my guest posts on my own blog. This post first appeared on February 7, 2007.] Symposia/conferences are an integral…

Curriculum Proliferation [Repost from Concurring Opinions’ Archive]

[In 2007, I guest-blogged at the group law professor blog Concurring Opinions. With the demise of that blog, I am now archiving my guest posts on my own blog. This post first appeared on January 16, 2007.] As part of my…

Favorite Holiday-Themed Cases [Repost from Concurring Opinions’ Archive]

In 2007, I guest-blogged at the group law professor blog Concurring Opinions. With the demise of that blog, I am now archiving my guest posts on my own blog. This post first appeared on January 11, 2007.] I can’t imagine doing…

A Guest Blogger’s “Meta” Post About Guest Blogging [Repost from Concurring Opinions’ Archive]

[In 2007, I guest-blogged at the group law professor blog Concurring Opinions. With the demise of that blog, I am now archiving my guest posts on my own blog. This post first appeared on January 10, 2007.] Thanks to Dan…

Announcing the "Gail Schlachter Financial Aid Directory Collection" at San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives

Announcing the “Gail Schlachter Financial Aid Directory Collection” at San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives

My mom Dr. Gail Schlachter published hundreds of books over several decades. Like a stereotypical librarian, she saved them all. Most were serial reference books, and most libraries routinely throw out older editions of such works when they buy a…