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The Constructive Submission Doctrine — Not Much of a Club Against States or EPA

Earlier this week, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a District Court opinion and held that West Virginia had not “constructively submitted” no TMDLs for waters affected by ionic toxicity.  (And, yes, that sentence is difficult to parse.) The … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Really Know About Fraud?

Ed Balleisen, Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff (2017). Cristie Ford How did mail fraud come to be a powerful, all-purpose statutory tool for pursuing financial fraud in the United States? How does financial fraud resemble and differ … Continue reading

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In Virginia, How Much Can a Doctor Charge a Patient or an Attorney For Medical Records?

As you can imagine as part of my law practice I need to request a large amount of medical records for my clients.  I also, on occasion, have had to request my own medical records.  I am always surprised at … Continue reading

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"Why Do We Care So Much About Privacy?"

From The New Yorker: The Muzak case is not in Igo’s book, but plenty else is. She takes on telegraphy, telephony, instantaneous photography (snapshots), dactyloscopy (fingerprinting), Social Security numbers, suburbanization, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Fourth Amendment jurisprudence, abortion rights,… … Continue reading

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How much do we know about notice-and-takedown? New study tracks YouTube removals

Martin Kretschmer and Kristofer EricksonThe European Union is working on a dramatic change to the regime that governs the liability of online intermediaries established with the E-Commerce Directive (Directive 2000/31/EC). Art. 14 offered a safe harbour for hosting service providers … Continue reading

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