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Feb
09

  As COVID-19 cases spiked across the country, the Biden administration, through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”), mandated that large companies, with 100 or more employees, require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or test once a week and wear a mask. In mid-January 2022, the Supreme Court, in a 6-3

Feb
06

The rise of the “Chicago School” in the 1970s completely upended traditional, “big-is-bad” antitrust enforcement theory. Robert Bork (yes, that Robert Bork), in his seminal work, The Antitrust Paradox, argued that the intention of antitrust laws was the pursuit of maximizing consumer welfare, and nothing more.  In other words, only a few acts should be prohibited

Jan
23

For many young Americans, internships provide an exciting first glimpse into the working world. In 2021, 75% of graduating college seniors indicated that they’d had at least one internship. But despite the many benefits that interns can provide to employers, over 40% of internships in the United States today are unpaid. The debate over these

Jan
12

In August 2014, Taylor Swift released her hit song “Shake It Off,” which has now been viewed on YouTube more than three billion times. However, although this song would go on to break records and garner critical acclaim, it also subjected Swift to a potential trial. In 2017, songwriters Sean Hall and Nathan Butler filed

Jan
10

Amid the current “real” housing market, investors all over the metaverse are grappling to get a piece of virtual real estate. What is this virtual real estate, and what makes it different from “real” real estate? In online games that are part of the metaverse, games like Decentraland and Sandbox, players can buy NFTs to

Jan
06

Copyrights are broad forms of intellectual property that are given legal protection once the author transforms the work into a “tangible form of expression.” Hence, books, photos, songs, movies, artwork, and other types of expression are subject to copyright protection. With the existence of platforms like YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter, it is increasingly easy for

Nov
21

Twitter Inc. is appealing to the Ninth Circuit hoping to overturn the District Court’s decision to allow a claim against the social media platform that it benefited from sex trafficking of minors, violating federal sex trafficking laws. The plaintiffs in the case, John Doe No.1 and John Doe No. 2, allege that they were recruited

Nov
17

Privacy law might be about to enter a new age as 23andMe begins to implement its next stage of business. 23andMe hopes to expand their business, from genetically mapping ancestral heritage and locating predisposed genetic conditions, into a pharmaceutical company that crafts medicines from the insights gained from the statistical data of millions of genetic

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