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 14, 2016

An article detailing Professor Richard Weisberg's participation in an event rededicating a Jewish cemetary in Ukraine appeared in the Hope newspaper in August. Professor Weisberg's involvement was part of his work for the U.S. Commission on the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad. See below for the translated version of the article.

Sep 13, 2016

It turns out that putting our social interactions on autopilot can leach away the very things that make us human to begin with. At the extreme, using AI to make our social lives more “efficient” just might corrode them beyond recognition.

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.

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