Bloomberg View - For a perfect picture of Internet access market power, unconstrained by competition or oversight, consider this week's rumor that Comcast Corp. is talking with Apple Inc. about developing a snazzy new window on television programming.
March 21, 2014 - Professor Marci Hamilton of Cardozo School of Law and Professor Leslie Griffin of UNLV School of Law have launched a new blog, Hamilton and Griffin on Rights, which focuses on women’s voices, working to bring those issues to the forefront of constitutional law and law and religion debates.
The legal scholars' posts are currently focusing on the oral arguments scheduled for March 25 in the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate cases.
JOTWELL - Reinert elegantly defines meritless–as distinct from frivolous–litigation, argues why the civil justice system should value it, and argues that Congress, the Court, and federal rulemakers should change the way they think about substantive and procedural change.
OUPBlog - The good news is that Mr. Gaied ultimately prevailed. The bad news is that he had to fight his way to New York’s highest court to prevail. As that court held, “in order for a taxpayer to have maintained a permanent place of abode in New York, the taxpayer must, himself, have a residential interest in the property.”
Bloomberg View - This week, Comcast Corp. announced a deal under which it will charge Netflix Inc. for the right to deliver streaming video directly into Comcast's physical network. This is a game-changer: America's largest cable network is building a moat around its system and can now charge connecting networks for the privilege of sending traffic to its users.