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Post date: Posted on: January 6, 2014

On the pages of the New York Times, Professor Lawrence Kotlikoff of Boston University is calling for the abolition of the corporate income tax:

Tags: Administrative Law, Corporations, Law & Economics, Legislation, Taxation, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: January 3, 2014

Last week, we reported the passing of law and economics pioneer Walter Oi.

Tags: Law & Economics, Legal History, Legal Industry, Professional News
Post date: Posted on: January 2, 2014

At the National Law Journal, Karen Sloan covers major legal education trends of 2013.

Tags: Legal Industry, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: December 30, 2013

Walter Oi, a pioneer in the field of law and economics, died Sunday, January 29, 2013 at the age of 84. I had the privilege of taking Professor Oi's class at the University of Rochester, but I didn't know many of the fascinating details of his life until long after I met him.

Tags: Law & Economics, Legal History, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: December 19, 2013

Delaware Law Weekly has an interview with the Delaware Supreme Court's former Chief Justice Myron Steele, who retired from the bench last month.

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Commercial Litigation, Comparative Law, Contracts, Corporations, Courts, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Industry, Legal Theory, Limited Liability Companies, Mergers and Acquisitions
Post date: Posted on: December 16, 2013

The Fraser Institute has issued its 2013 report on economic freedom in North America. Very interesting methodology and some surprising (and not-so-surprising) results.

Tags: Administrative Law, Commerce, Comparative Law, Courts, International Law, Labor and Employment, Law & Economics, Legal Industry, Legislation
Post date: Posted on: December 6, 2013

The New York Times's Dealbook blog has news about Bitcoin fraud:

Tags: Administrative Law, Business Ethics, Commerce, Commercial Transactions, Contracts, International Law, Law & Economics, Legislation, Securities, Taxation, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: November 4, 2013

The UK-based Independent (among others) reports that world-renowned magazine National Geographic is under investiga

Tags: Business Ethics, Commerce, Comparative Law, Criminal Law, International Law
Post date: Posted on: October 30, 2013

A Rhode Island attorney has been censured after his following a client's instructions facilitated the illegal transfer of funds to offshore accounts.

Tags: Business Ethics, Consumer Protection, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Ethics, Legal Industry, Technology & Law

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