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  • Gans & Shapiro, “Religious Liberties for Corporations?”

    Gans & Shapiro, “Religious Liberties for Corporations?” Next month, Palgrave Macmillan will release “Religious Liberties for Corporations? Hobby Lobby, the Affordable Care Act, and the Constitution” by David H. Gans (Director of the Human Rights, Civil Rights, and Citizenship Program, Constitutional Accountability Center, USA) and Ilya Shapiro (Senior Fellow, Cato Institute).

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  • More on drone law

    With all the talk here on the VC recently about drones and drone law and the like, I thought some readers might be interested in the next version of the very interesting “We Robot” conference series, coming up this spring at the University of Washington Law School. We Robot has become the main gathering place for those who are thinking about these questions from a legal/policy ...

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    • Can a federal agency declare “regulatory bankruptcy”?

      I’ve been doing some more thinking about the FCC’s “Net Neutrality” initiative, and I was talking recently with a friend and colleague who was involved in the DC Circuit case, decided last January, overturning the FCC’s net neutrality rules as inconsistent with the Communications Act and the FCC’s prior readings of the statutory requirements.
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    • Ah, the poetry of the law!

      I often used to tell the law students in my classes that they should read more poetry, because nothing hones one’s skill at extracting meaning from text better than reading poetry, and extracting meaning from texts is one of the things lawyers have to do, all the time. While this isn’t precisely what I had in mind, in the spirit of navigating the waters where poetry and law me ...
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    • Ah, the poetry of the law!

      … out there that has registered “Robotuna” as a trademark? “Zounds”? “Planet Janitor”? “Poo Gloo”? Who knew? David Post taught intellectual property and Internet law at Georgetown Law Center and Temple University Law School until his recent retirement. He is the author of "In Search of Jeffersons Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace" (Oxford, 2009), a Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology, and an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute. …

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    • Net neutrality and the disruption of television distribution

      … of the net neutrality debates. David Post taught intellectual property and Internet law at Georgetown Law Center and Temple University Law School until his recent retirement. He is the author of "In Search of Jeffersons Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace" (Oxford, 2009), a Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology, and an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute. …

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    • Listening to JS Bach’s “Art of the Fugue”

      … and Internet law at Georgetown Law Center and Temple University Law School until his recent retirement. He is the author of "In Search of Jeffersons Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace" (Oxford, 2009), a Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology, and an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute. …

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    • Changing public attitudes toward federalism

      …In this fascinating recent Cato Institute study, political scientists John Samples and Emily Ekins compile extensive survey data indicating that public opinion has shifted in favor of political decentralization over the last several decades. In a poll conducted last year, Samples and Ekins replicated a series of questions on what level…

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    • More on drone law

      … these questions from a legal/policy standpoint, and, having attended the most recent version in Miami last spring, I can tell you it’s a pretty engaging crowd and a very stimulating discussion. David Post taught intellectual property and Internet law at Georgetown Law Center and Temple University Law School until his recent retirement. He…

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    • John Oliver strikes again

      … and an excellent series of Washington Post articles about the practice) against it is very welcome. David Post taught intellectual property and Internet law at Georgetown Law Center and Temple University Law School until his recent retirement. He is the author of "In Search of Jeffersons Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace" (Oxford, 2009), a Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology, and an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute. …

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    • Can a federal agency declare “regulatory bankruptcy”?

      …, but I'm surprised no one else has done so] David Post taught intellectual property and Internet law at Georgetown Law Center and Temple University Law School until his recent retirement. He is the author of "In Search of Jeffersons Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace" (Oxford, 2009), a Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology, and an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute. …

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    • Team of Destiny!

      … intellectual property and Internet law at Georgetown Law Center and Temple University Law School until his recent retirement. He is the author of "In Search of Jeffersons Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace" (Oxford, 2009), a Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology, and an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute.…

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    • “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” at Cato on Tuesday

      …By Todd Zywicki September 29 at 10:30 AM A reminder for anyone interested that tomorrow (Tuesday, September 30) I will be speaking at the Cato Institute on “Consumer Credit and the American Economy.” The program is co-sponsored by Cato and the Federalist Society. Commenters will be economist Anthony Yezer of George Washington University and law professor Heidi Schooner of Catholic University School of Law. Mark Calabria will moderate. Information and registration is available here.…

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    • The phone of choice for the pedophile?

      … at Georgetown Law Center and Temple University Law School until his recent retirement. He is the author of "In Search of Jeffersons Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace" (Oxford, 2009), a Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology, and an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute.…

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    • Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast – Interview with Julian Sanchez

      … problems. In other news, we discover that auto-forwarding someone else’s email is a wiretap – and why suing for a privacy violation is much better than seeking alimony. Meanwhile, the Home Depot case sets a new record, and the Neiman Marcus data breach case gives comfort to class action defense lawyers all across the country. The Texas Court…

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    • Looking forward to the new Supreme Court term

      … law reviews not only by its Madisonian point of view, and by its extreme speediness (published only three or so months after the conclusion of the Court’s last term) but also by its unusual readability and style, pitched to intelligent readers whether or not they are specialists in the law. Tagged as: Cato Institute, Supreme Court…

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    • Scotland, Independence, and the Reverse Tinkerbell

      … a defeat for the independence movement. If nobody had really believed that the breakaway could succeed, it very well might have. David Post taught intellectual property and Internet law at Georgetown Law Center and Temple University Law School until his recent retirement. He is the author of "In Search of Jeffersons Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace" (Oxford, 2009), a Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology, and an Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute.…

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