Jun 16, 2016

Dean Melanie Leslie’s paper in issue 31 of the Wisconsin Law Review (2000), “The Costs of Confidentiality and the Purpose of Privilege,” was cited by the New York Court of Appeals in its June 9, 2016 decision concerning Ambac Assur. Corp. v Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.


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Sep 13, 2016

It is not the case that courts always defer in wartime or executives always seek and invariably receive greater power or that war, the modern counterterrorism war, could never end. The story is more complex and its details going forward depend very much on what we choose.

Sep 12, 2016

Fashion has achieved the status of a truly global industry, and the rapid growth of fashion law is now catching up to the challenges facing mass-market fashion brands

Sep 9, 2016

For some, the popular culture class action story is about greedy plaintiffs’ lawyers getting rich raising frivolous issues like the lack of vitamins in Vitamin Water and the presence of pesticides in “all-natural” tea. Gilles’ article is an important reminder that more is at stake.

Sep 1, 2016

The New Yorker - Before the Supreme Court’s decision in that case, which prevented Virginia from blocking the N.A.A.C.P.’s efforts to help local victims of racial discrimination, laws against third-party funding of lawsuits were selectively applied to civil-rights groups, Sebok said.

Aug 23, 2016

Techly - Professor Frischmann believes we need an inverse Turing test to determine how close humans are getting to becoming machines. He argues that “techno-social engineering”, increasing surveillance and ‘nudges’ – subtle psychological manipulation – are slowly making us more like our robot friends.

Aug 10, 2016

Professor Richard Weisberg will lead a re-dedication ceremony for the Jewish Cemetery in Stavishche, Ukraine on Thursday, August 11.

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