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Post date: Posted on: December 10, 2014

At the Cato Institute, attorney Philip K. Howard proposes that we “radically simplify law.” He states:

Tags: Legal Ethics, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: December 4, 2014

Following up on yesterday's piece on the future of the legal industry, the American Thinker takes a look at

Tags: Legal Industry, Legal Theory, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: October 21, 2014

Professor Omri Marian of the University of Florida's Levin College of Law has published his paper "A Conceptual Framework for the Regulation of Cryptocurrencies" (University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue, Vol.

Tags: Administrative Law, Business Ethics, Commerce, Legal Theory, Technology & Law
Post date: Posted on: September 3, 2014

In the New York Times, Adam Liptak has a piece on the trend of Supreme Court opinions accepting and restating facts appearing in amicus briefing, some of which facts are later revealed to be erroneous or based on questionable studies: "Seeking Facts, Justices Settle for What Briefs Tell Them."  This is a phenomenon that was heavily criticized by Justice Scalia in his dissent in Sykes v. United States, No. 09-11311 (2011):

Tags: Appeals, Courts, Evidence, Legal History, Legal Industry, Legal Theory, Legislation
Post date: Posted on: August 15, 2014

Professors Eric Posner and Adam Chilton of the University of Chicago Law School have written an article on political bias in legal scholarship.

From the abstract:

Tags: Legal Ethics, Legal Theory
Post date: Posted on: August 13, 2014

New Hampshire has become the latest state to enact a benefit corporations statute. In July 2014, Governor Maggie Hassan signed into law the New Hampshire Benefit Corporation Act, NH RSA 293-C.

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Business Ethics, Corporations, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory, Legislation, Social Entrepreneurship

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