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Normative Avoision: Revising the Copyright Alert System to Circumvent Normative Backlash

Normative Avoision: Revising the Copyright Alert System to Circumvent Normative Backlash

by Timothy L. Yim    Content rightsholders in the film and music industries previously spearheaded a legal campaign that, though highly successful in the courts, has resulted in significant normative backlash and overall has been counterproductive to their intended goal of increased copyright … Read More

by Timothy L. Yim    Content rightsholders in the film and music industries previously spearheaded a legal campaign that, though highly successful in the courts, has resulted in significant normative backlash and overall has been counterproductive to their intended goal of increased copyright … Read more

What Can Medicine Teach the Social Sciences?

What Can Medicine Teach the Social Sciences?

by Lee McIntyre     In a field as slow to change as the law, it is often helpful to inject fresh perspectives from other disciplines.  As different as legal analysis might be from that found in the medical and social sciences, they are all ultimately concerned with the pursuit of objectivity. … Read More

by Lee McIntyre     In a field as slow to change as the law, it is often helpful to inject fresh perspectives from other disciplines.  As different as legal analysis might be from that found in the medical and social sciences, they are all ultimately concerned with the pursuit of objectivity. … Read more

The E-Books Price Fixing Litigation: Curious Outlier or Harbinger of Change in Antitrust Enforcement Policy?

The E-Books Price Fixing Litigation: Curious Outlier or Harbinger of Change in Antitrust Enforcement Policy?

by Evan D. Brewer     In 2012 the Department of Justice brought suit against Apple and five major US publishing houses for conspiring to fix the price of e-books.  The complaint contained many detailed factual allegations, including the sort of high-level executive collusion commonly seen in … Read More

by Evan D. Brewer     In 2012 the Department of Justice brought suit against Apple and five major US publishing houses for conspiring to fix the price of e-books.  The complaint contained many detailed factual allegations, including the sort of high-level executive collusion commonly seen in … Read more

Three-Parent IVF and Its Effect on Parental Rights

Three-Parent IVF and Its Effect on Parental Rights

by Padmini Cheruvu     Three-parent in vitro fertilization (“IVF”) is a controversial procedure that offers the possibility of preventing the inheritance of genetically caused mitochondrial disease, sparing future generations from a range of incapacitating conditions.  Due to the use of a … Read More

by Padmini Cheruvu     Three-parent in vitro fertilization (“IVF”) is a controversial procedure that offers the possibility of preventing the inheritance of genetically caused mitochondrial disease, sparing future generations from a range of incapacitating conditions.  Due to the use of a … Read more