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REMINDER CFPs: AALS Property Law Section (Program Panel & WIP Session)

REMINDER: The AALS Section on Property Law is pleased to announce two Calls for Papers for the AALS 2019 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana: Call for Papers for AALS Section on Property Law: Property, Capitalism, and Structural Inequality Property… … Continue reading

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Mississippi Turns to Lottery, Other Tax Changes, in Special Session to Fund Bridge Repair

In a five-day special session that concluded August 29th, Mississippi lawmakers reached an agreement to reduce the state’s $400 million per year infrastructure funding shortfall, a plan that includes several tax changes. As of mid-August, more than 400 locally-owned bridges … Continue reading

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IPSC session 1

Standard disclaimers apply: These are my summaries, not the presentations themselves. As usual, I have to skip a lot of interesting presentations and I try to attend things I haven’t seen, no matter how good the ones I have already … Continue reading

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IPSC session 2

Session 2: IP History and Theory, Stephanie Bair, IP InequalityArtists and innovators are not equally distributed. Rich people are more likely to acquire IP rights than poor people; whites than minorities in the US; males than females.  Theoretical lens: income … Continue reading

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IPSC session 4

Session 4: Old and New Theories of IP Shyam Balganesh, The Common Law of CopyrightCensorial copyright claims: motivated by non economic, dignitary concerns, and the author/creator’s principal objective is expurgatory—to prevent the work from circulating publicly. These claims have existed … Continue reading

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