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The American Express Opinion, Tech Platforms & the Rule of Reason

Tim Wu, Columbia offers The American Express Opinion, Tech Platforms & the Rule of Reason. ABSTRACT: This paper makes two points. First, it describes the opinion as creating a mirror-image of the "per se" rulings, this time favoring defendants instead… … Continue reading

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A Ten Point Rule of Law Test for a Social Media Duty of Care

All the signs are that the government will shortly propose a duty of care on social media platforms aimed at reducing the risk of harm to users.DCMS Secretary of State Jeremy Wright wrote recently:"A world in which harms offline are … Continue reading

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Rule of Professional Conduct, Speech Code, or Both?

Stephen Gillers, A Rule to Forbid Bias and Harassment in Law Practice: A Guide for State Courts Considering Model 8.4(g), 30 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 195 (2017), available at SSRN. W. Bradley Wendel Click here to learn more A male … Continue reading

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FTC Seeks Comments on Franchise Rule

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has requested public comments on its Trade Regulation Rule entitled “Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising” (the “Rule”). The Rule makes it an unfair or deceptive act or practice for franchisors to fail to give … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes to Federal Deposition Rule Could Cause Problems

Whether your case is in federal or state court, there are rules that govern how your case is litigated. The rules are supposed to act as a kind of rulebook, governing many things, but of particular importance, governing how the … Continue reading

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