Volume 11, Issue 2

Technology’s Latest Market Manipulator? High Frequency Trading: the Strategies, Tools, Risks, and Responses

Volume 11, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

The development of high frequency trading technology has created significant controversy in the financial markets, especially in light of the increased use of tools such as naked access, flash orders, and co- location. This recent development argues that the SEC is correct in both banning naked access, because it increases risk of market detriment, as

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Tara L. Bhupathi, Recent Development, Technology’s Latest Market Manipulator? High Frequency Trading: the Strategies, Tools, Risks, and Responses, 11 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 377 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/17_11NCJLTech3772009-2010.pdf.

Old Answers to New Questions: GPS Surveillance and the Unwarranted Need for Warrants

Volume 11, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

Law enforcement officers rely on technology for surveillance. And as new technologies emerge, society can expect that those charged with our day-to-day protection will also utilize the fruits of science alongside the rest of us. But at what point on the technological timeline do the limits we bestow on law enforcement no longer adhere to

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Tarik N. Jallad, Recent Development, Old Answers to New Questions: GPS Surveillance and the Unwarranted Need for Warrants, 11 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 351 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/16_11NCJLTech3512009-2010.pdf.

Uncertainty in Science and Policy: Calculating the Net

Volume 11, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

As the United States considers a carbon-limited economy through a cap-and-trade regime, carbon offsets generated in forestry-based projects are likely to play a large role in both the policy developed as well as the eventual market itself. While it is generally understood that offsets must be quantifiable and accountable, coming up with reliable values in

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Margaret S. Davis, Uncertainty in Science and Policy: Calculating the Net, 11 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 319 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/15_11NCJLTech3192009-2010.pdf.

Up the Amazon Without a Paddle: Examining Sales Taxes, Entity Isolation, and the “Affiliate Tax”

Volume 11, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision in Quill v. North Dakota, unless a retailer has a physical presence in a state, it is not obliged to collect sales taxes in that state. In order to avoid collecting sales taxes, many companies like Amazon.com have set up subsidiary companies in many states to ship,

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Michael R. Gordon, Recent Development, Up the Amazon Without a Paddle: Examining Sales Taxes, Entity Isolation, and the “Affiliate Tax”, 11 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 299 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/14_11NCJLTech2992009-2010.pdf.

The Semantic Web and Information Flow: a Legal Framework

Volume 11, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

Considered by many as the next key development in Internet technology, the semantic web has generated a lot of buzz recently. A creation of Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, the semantic web is a “web of data,” a technology that promises to provide the world with enhanced access to information through more

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Julien Mailland, The Semantic Web and Information Flow: a Legal Framework, 11 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 269 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/13_11NCJLTech2692009-2010.pdf.

A Statistical Analysis of the Patent Bar: Where Are the Software-Savvy Patent Attorneys?

Volume 11, Issue 2 (Jun 2012)

Among the many factors that impact the declining quality of U.S. patents is the increasing disconnect between the technological education patent bar members have and the fields in which patents are being written. Based on an empirical study, the authors show that too few patent attorneys and agents have relevant experience in the most often

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Ralph D. Clifford, Thomas G. Field, Jr & Jon R. Cavicchi, A Statistical Analysis of the Patent Bar: Where Are the Software-Savvy Patent Attorneys?, 11 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 223 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/12_11NCJLTech2232009-2010.pdf.

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