Feb. 14, 2023—Yadav was one of three financial regulation experts who testified before the full committee in the aftermath of the crypto crash on why financial safeguards are needed for digital assets.
Feb. 9, 2023—New article details the impact of Dormant Commerce Clause on state marijuana regulations and proposes solution to minimize market disruptions
Feb. 7, 2023—A D.C. District Court judge has ordered use of the “Fitzpatrick Matrix” to calculate attorneys’ fees, signifying the new tool’s formal acceptance.
Jan. 19, 2023—Wuerth is one of two sovereign immunity experts interviewed by Lawfare senior editor Scott R. Anderson in a discussion of U.S. v. Halkbank, a Supreme Court case that addresses criminal charges brought by the U.S. government against a Turkish state-owned bank.
Dec. 19, 2022—Slobogin is the author of "Virtual Searches: Regulating the Covert World of Technological Policing" and a leading analyst of the impact of government surveillance that involves remote electronic monitoring of digital information on Americans' individual privacy and security. He discusses the implications of the transformation from physical searches and seizures to monitoring electronic data with host Alan Rozenshtein in the Dec. 19, 2022, Lawfare podcast.
Dec. 15, 2022—While antitrust restrictions typically address companies who are direct competitors, "There is increasing recognition not just at the FTC but also in policy circles that vertical relationships between Big Tech companies can also be really damaging to consumers," Allensworth says. She and Charlotte Slaiman, competition policy director at Public Knowledge, discuss the potential impacts of FTC Chairman Lina Khan's actions to address anticompetitive conduct and other concerns raised by the size and influence of Google, Meta, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft.
Oct. 31, 2022—Yadav's research focuses on banking and financial regulation, securities regulation, the law of money and payment systems. She and podcast host Beckworth also discuss the future of central bank digital currency in the U.S., the recent economic crisis in the U.K., and more.
Oct. 26, 2022—Professor Driver teaches and writes in the area of constitutional law. He is the author of the award-winning book, The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind, which was selected as a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year and an Editors’ Choice of The New York Times Book Review.
Oct. 25, 2022—Howe is an expert on cybersecurity and other tools of modern warfare. Her conversation with Ganesh Sitaraman will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Moore Room.
Oct. 7, 2022—Mikos holds the LaRoche Family Chair in Law. He and scholar Douglas Berman of Ohio State assess the impact after Biden pardoned thousands of people convicted on federal charges of pot possession.
Sep. 20, 2022—Browner drew on her nearly four decades of experience advising on environmental and energy policies affecting global energy, the environment and public health to discuss with Vandenbergh current action on climate change, including the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act. Vandenbergh worked for Browner as the EPA's chief of staff early in his career.
Sep. 12, 2022—Allensworth says Big Tech companies invest "a lot of money" in lobbying efforts that "push Republicans and Democrats alike to say that too aggressive antitrust law can be bad for consumers." She is a David Daniels Allen Professor of Law in Vanderbilt's Law and Business Program.
Sep. 2, 2022—The award recognizes Shinall’s paper, “Protecting Pregnancy,” published in the Cornell Law Review, which offers a sophisticated analysis of how laws designed to assist pregnant women in the workplace actually work.
Sep. 2, 2022—The award recognizes Yadav’s article, “The Failed Regulation of U.S. Treasury Markets,” published in the Columbia Law Review in 2021. The article was recognized as one of the top 10 articles addressing corporate and securities law published in 2021 by the Corporate Practice Commentator.
Sep. 1, 2022—Browner’s lecture is made possible by the Sally Shallenberger Brown EELU Program Fund and sponsored by the Energy, Environment and Land Use Program. Browner became the longest serving EPA administrator in history under President Bill Clinton and was director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy in the Obama administration. She now practices as a senior counsel with Covington & Burling.
Aug. 31, 2022—Lewellen will serve as NCSL's chair in 2023-24. She is deputy director and assistant secretary of the Arkansas Senate.
Aug. 16, 2022—Winkler had served as the office's acting director since March and as its associate regional director for enforcement since 2019.
Aug. 16, 2022—Merrick had previously served as Gov. Lee's deputy legal counsel since 2019. She was an assistant attorney general in the Tennessee Office of the Attorney General before joining Lee's legal staff.
Aug. 2, 2022—Procaccini was a Climenko Fellow at Harvard Law and taught at Yale Law. Her scholarship focuses on constitutional law, First Amendment law, federal courts and civil procedure.
Aug. 1, 2022—Wuerth is a foreign policy expert and holds the Helen Strong Curry Chair in International Law. "The state sponsor of terrorism designation is not a symbolic act to chastise states that behave badly," she writes. "It is a legal trigger embedded in an extremely complex statutory and regulatory framework. The effects of pulling that...trigger are not easy to identify and untangle."
Aug. 1, 2022—El-Khouri has joined the White House Counsel's Office as an associate counsel. She previously served as counsel to the assistant attorney general in the Department of Justice.
Jul. 20, 2022—Wuerth's column, published in Just Security and in the Transnational Litigation blog, suggests the designation would be largely symbolic and could ultimately harm the interests of the Ukrainian government and the people of Ukraine.
Jul. 8, 2022—Sherry says term limits "won’t solve any problems, but they will make some existing problems worse and cause new ones" in a July 6 USNews opinion piece. Sherry is an expert on federal courts and a professor emerita at VLS.
Jul. 8, 2022—Ruhl likened the EPA's situation to a Goldilocks scenario, in which the agency must strive to achieve a balance between the Court's finding in 2007 that the EPA wasn’t doing enough to regulate greenhouse gases and its decision in West Virginia v. EPA that it was trying to do too much. “You can’t do nothing just because it’s a big problem, but you can’t do too much because it’s a big problem. So what’s just right?” Ruhl said.