September 10, 2019
The Admissibility of Expert Witness Testimony Based on Adolescent Brain Imaging Technology in the Prosecution of Juveniles: How Fairness and Neuroscience Overcome the Evidentiary Obstacles to Allow for Application of a Modified Common Law Infancy Defense
Adolescent brain imaging technology is an evolving area of science that reveals levels of maturity in the adolescent brain. Its potential effect on criminally culpable behavior is the source of extensive debate. The technology can inform judges and jurors on essential differences between how adults make decisions regarding their conduct as distinct from adolescents. United
Sally Terry Green, The Admissibility of Expert Witness Testimony Based on Adolescent Brain Imaging Technology in the Prosecution of Juveniles: How Fairness and Neuroscience Overcome the Evidentiary Obstacles to Allow for Application of a Modified Common Law Infancy Defense, 12 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 1 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/03_12NCJLTech12010-2011.pdf.
Making Money the Modern Way— Tweeting: How FINRA’s Regulatory Guidance May Help Clear the Way for Social Media Communications
Financial services firms have traditionally been cautious about utilizing emerging communication tools such as social media due to uncertainty regarding the application of existing securities laws to the use of these tools. Recently, regulators have focused their attention on defining the regulations that govern social media. FINRA has taken an active approach to informing financial
Jennifer K. Vuona, Recent Development, Making Money the Modern Way— Tweeting: How FINRA’s Regulatory Guidance May Help Clear the Way for Social Media Communications, 13 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 183 (2011), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/09_13NCJLTech1832011-2012.pdf.
The hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies utilized in the extraction of natural gas have proven controversial, particularly in states where the legal infrastructure is unprepared to accommodate the industry. In particular, a newly discovered natural gas reservoir in central North Carolina highlights deficiencies in the state’s laws addressing the serious environmental and public health
Elizabeth Turgeon, Recent Development, “Goin’ to Carolina in My Mind:” Prospects and Perils for Natural Gas Drilling in North Carolina, 13 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 147 (2011), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/08_13NCJLTech1472011-2012.pdf.
Misuse of Misuse: Princo Corp. v. International Trade Commission and the Federal Circuit’s Misguided Patent Misuse Jurisprudence
The equitable doctrine of patent misuse is best known for prohibiting patentees from exploiting the rights and benefits that arise from the grant of a patent. Despite a long history of favorable Supreme Court cases, over the past twenty-five years the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has substantially narrowed the patent misuse
Saami Zain, Misuse of Misuse: Princo Corp. v. International Trade Commission and the Federal Circuit’s Misguided Patent Misuse Jurisprudence, 13 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 95 (2011), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/07_13NCJLTech952011-2012.pdf.
Obsidian Financial Group, LLC v. Cox and Reformulating Shield Laws to Protects Digital Journalism in an Evolving Media World
Though “journalism” is an amorphous term capable of various meanings, its traditional media are familiar. Yet, if the progression in media from print to radio to broadcast and cable teaches a lesson, it is that dissemination technology is rarely stagnant. As the seemingly endless procession of new media made possible by digital communication continues, the
John J. Dougherty, Recent Development, Obsidian Financial Group, LLC v. Cox and Reformulating Shield Laws to Protects Digital Journalism in an Evolving Media World, 13 N.C. J.L. & Tech. On. 287 (2012), http://cite.ncjolt.org/13NCJOLTOnlineEd287.
The Balance Between Informing Investors and Protecting Companies: a Look at the Division of Corporation Finance’s Recent Guidelines on Cybersecurity Disclosure Requirements
In response to the increasing number of cyberattacks, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance recently issued guidance on the disclosure obligations of companies relating to cybersecurity risks and cyber incidents. While the purpose behind the action was well founded, this article argues that the guidelines are inadequate because they fail to
Joel Bronstein, Recent Development, The Balance Between Informing Investors and Protecting Companies: a Look at the Division of Corporation Finance's Recent Guidelines on Cybersecurity Disclosure Requirements, 13 N.C. J.L. & Tech. On. 257 (2012), http://cite.ncjolt.org/13NCJOLTOnlineEd257.
Stalking is a crime that affects millions of people each year, with profound mental, physical, and financial effects for victims. In a technological world, new forms of stalking arose through online interactive mediums such as Twitter, blogs, Facebook, and email. Cyberstalking has many of the same ramifications as traditional stalking but with some new twists.
Timothy L. Allsup, Recent Development, United States v. Cassidy: The Federal Interstate Stalking Statute and Freedom of Speech, 13 N.C. J.L. & Tech. On. 227 (2012), http://cite.ncjolt.org/13NCJOLTOnlineEd227.
Regulatory Barriers to the Growth of Multijurisdictional Virtual Law Firms and Potential First Steps to Their Removal
The spread of disruptive technologies to the legal profession is changing the dynamic of how law firms are structured as well as the value propositions associated with the delivery of legal services. The number of law firms with a national presence has grown due to the cost benefits and efficiency of using cloud computing. New
Stephanie L. Kimbro, Regulatory Barriers to the Growth of Multijurisdictional Virtual Law Firms and Potential First Steps to Their Removal, 13 N.C. J.L. & Tech. On. 165 (2012), http://cite.ncjolt.org/13NCJOLTOnlineEd165.
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Peter B. Rutledge, TRIPS and BITs: An Essay on Compulsory Licenses, Expropriation, and International Arbitration, 13 N.C. J.L. & Tech. On. 149 (2012), http://cite.ncjolt.org/13NCJOLTOnlineEd149.
In early 2012 the North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology and the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation held a joint symposium, “Anticipating Dissention: When Legal Frameworks, U.S. Commerce and Foreign Markets Intersect.” The symposium represents a historic first collaboration between these two journals and resulted in an absolutely splendid program
Laura N. Gasaway, Symposium Introduction, 13 N.C. J.L. & Tech. On. 147 (2012), http://cite.ncjolt.org/13NCJOLTOnlineEd147.
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