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Post date: Posted on: January 30, 2015

In Stanford Social Innovation Review, Kate Cooney, Justin Koushyar, Matthew Lee, & Haskell Murray have published a study on new forms of business entities entitled "Benefit Cor

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Corporations, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory, Securities, Social Entrepreneurship
Post date: Posted on: December 12, 2014

At China Law Blog, Dan Harris writes about a disturbing feature of Chinese law whereby representatives of foreign

Tags: Business Ethics, Commercial Litigation, Comparative Law, Courts, International Law, Legal Theory
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