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ELIZABETH WARREN’S “DUKAKIS TANK” MOMENT: The release of her DNA test results right before th…

ELIZABETH WARREN’S “DUKAKIS TANK” MOMENT: The release of her DNA test results right before the midterms is almost uniformly seen as a public relations disaster, from which she still is trying to recover. Rather than confirm the validity of her … Continue reading

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Administrative Law Scholarship in Our Present Political Moment

Gillian Metzger, The Supreme Court, 2016 Term—Foreword: 1930s Redux: The Administrative State Under Siege, 131 Harv. L. Rev. 1 (2017).Aaron L. Nielson, Response, Confessions of an “Anti-Administrativist,” 131 Harv. L. Rev. F. 1 (2017).Mila Sohoni, Response, A Bureaucracy—If You Can … Continue reading

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Vulnerability happens: Turning a moment of stress into success

An unusual thing happened during a recent panel discussion I attended. About a quarter of the way through an informative presentation, in front of a room full of about fifty attorneys and with no indication that anything was amiss, one … Continue reading

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Broadcasters Prepare for Their #MeToo Moment

By Scott R. Flick People often conflate the term “FCC lawyer” with “Communications Lawyer,” thinking of an FCC Lawyer as someone who represents clients solely with regard to interactions with the FCC and its rules.  A Communications Lawyer, however, represents … Continue reading

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Federal Common Law Controls California Climate Actions: Never a Dull Moment

Earlier this week, Judge William Alsup denied a motion by Oakland and San Francisco to remand their public nuisance claims against some of the world’s largest fossil fuel producers to state court.  However, I’m not sure that this is a victory … Continue reading

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