Tag Archives: Rules

Podcast: Interview with Author of Illinois Report Calling for Loosening Rules on Lawyer-Client Matching Services

Recently, I wrote about a new report from the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (both on this blog and on Above the Law) that recommends loosening rules on attorneys’ participation in for-profit referral services such as Avvo Legal Services. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Christian Baker in Same-Sex Wedding Case Due to Colorado Commission’s Religious Hostility

By Steven T. Collis The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 7-to-2 decision, overturned a Colorado public accommodation sexual orientation discrimination case that found that a Lakewood baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple violated the … Continue reading

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District Court Rules for Philly in Sanctuary Cities Case

Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Senior Judge Michael M. Baylson (E.D. Pa.) ruled in favor of Philadelphia yesterday in its sanctuary-cities case against the Trump Administration. The court held that the three immigration-enforcement conditions that Attorney General Jeff… … Continue reading

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Rules vs. Standards

Sarah Lawsky, A Logic for Statutes (Fla. Tax Rev., forthcoming), available at SSRN. Alice Abreu Richard Greenstein Professor Sarah Lawsky (Northwestern) has written a fascinating and thought-provoking essay on the logic of statutory interpretation—specifically as it applies to the Internal … Continue reading

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Cannabis Marketing in Canada: Proposed Cannabis Act Rules

Practical Law Canada Competition has published a new Legal Update, which discusses proposed new cannabis marketing and labeling rules under the draft federal Cannabis Act. Below is an excerpt with a link to the full Update. ___________________ This Legal Update … Continue reading

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