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As Trade Conflict Escalates, U.S. and China Enter a Battle of Wills

Victory could be difficult to verify, much less achieve, as the U.S. protests Beijing’s effort to retool Chinese industries for the 21st century. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts – Last search terms:conflict escalates china battle … Continue reading

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Some Worst Case Scenarios as the Trade War with China Escalates

As the trade war and tension with China escalates, I am thinking about some worst case scenarios—particularly in the academic context concerning intellectual property/valuable information.  At least one commentator has made the allegation that the Trump Administration may attempt to … Continue reading

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[Ilya Somin] Jeff Sessions Escalates the Federal War on Marijuana – and his Assault on Federalism

Earlier today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he will rescind an Obama-era Justice Department policy limiting federal prosecution of marijuana users and distributers in states that have legalized cannabis. For reasons well-summarized by co-blogger Jonathan Adler, this is a … Continue reading

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Japanese quizzed in China as maritime row escalates

Japanese quizzed in China as maritime row escalates China is investigating four Japanese nationals over claims they filmed sensitive military installations, in an escalation of a damaging row between the two countries. Read more on AFP via Yahoo! News

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US Escalates WTO Piracy Complaint Against China (IHT)

“The Bush administration has asked the World Trade Organization to rule in a complaint against China over the piracy of copyrighted movies, music, software and books, escalating a dispute that has roiled commercial relations. The U.S. Trade Representatives office took … Continue reading

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