“If I could just change one law,” lamented Bill Gates, “it would be this.” What law provokes the ire of the Silicon Valley titan and co-chairman of the world’s largest philanthropic organization? Hint: it was at the center of a publicity maelstrom that struck the happiest place on earth—Walt Disney World—as well as one ofContinue reading “Fissures in the Valley: Searching for a Remedy for U.S. Tech Workers Indirectly Displaced by H-1B Visa Outsourcing Firms”
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How Lambis and CSLI Litigation Mandate Warrants for Cell-Site Simulator Usage in New York
Over the years, various federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies have enjoyed the growth and development of technology in aiding their efforts to combat crime. Until recently, not much information had been available regarding the use, or existence, of cell-site simulators. Cell-site simulators have been around for at least fifteen years, and they operateContinue reading “How Lambis and CSLI Litigation Mandate Warrants for Cell-Site Simulator Usage in New York”
Innovation Snowballing and Climate Law
Findings at the frontier of economics suggest startling implications of an under-appreciated fact about technological development: innovation builds on itself, developing path dependencies in which past innovations attract similar, but more advanced, innovations. Innovation snowballs. The world economy needs to undergo a dramatic transformation to avoid the risk of catastrophic effects from climate change. PolicyContinue reading “Innovation Snowballing and Climate Law”
We are living in an era of dramatic and unpredictable technological and business innovation. Federal agencies have been at the forefront of updating substantive legal rules to meet new challenges not originally contemplated by Congress. Yet some innovations—for example, autonomous vehicles—also upset longstanding allocations of authority between the federal and state governments. Significant uncertainty aboutContinue reading “Advisory Nonpreemption”
Who Should Own Police Body Camera Videos?
Numerous cities, states, and localities have adopted police body camera programs to enhance police accountability in the wake of repeated instances of police misconduct, as well as recent reports of more deep-seated police problems. These body camera programs hold great promise to achieve accountability, often backed by millions of dollars in federal grants. But soContinue reading “Who Should Own Police Body Camera Videos?”
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