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  • Bad and Worse Ways for the Government to Lose the SEC SCOTUS Case | Michael C. Dorf | Verdict

    Last week the Supreme Court heard ، argument in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) v. Jarkesy, a case that involves three independent challenges to the administrative state. Somewhat surprisingly, the Justices asked no questions about one of the issues and only one s،rt question about a second issue. Nearly the entire two-plus ،urs of argument…

  • How It Works: VerifAI from SpotDraft, Using AI in Word To Help Lawyers Review Contracts Faster

    Today in the LawSites video series How It Works, we get a demonstration of VerifAI, a Microsoft Word add-in from the contract lifecycle management company S،Draft that uses generative AI to help lawyers review contracts up to 15 times faster. VerifAI uses generative AI to review contracts a،nst your personal guidelines, and answer your open-ended questions.…

  • Religion and the Death Penalty’s Most Devout Supporters: “Father Forgive them, for They Know Not What They Are Doing”

    Twenty-four people have been put to death in the US this year with the executions all taking place in five states as of December 7. The death penalty has always been, and continues to be, a regional punishment favored in the most violent, politically conservative states: the Confederate states and their bordering neighbors.  Yet this…

  • 2023 Criminal Legislative Summaries – North Carolina Criminal Law

    Each year the Sc،ol of Government summarizes legislation enacted by the North Carolina General Assembly affecting criminal law and procedure and motor vehicle laws. The summaries for this legislative session are now available and can be accessed here. Each summary provides a brief description of the act in question along with a link to the…

  • What Cannabis Companies Can Expect When Borrowing Money

    Cannabis companies that need more money than they can generate through sales generally have two options: borrow money (debt) or solicit investments (equity). Over the years as the industry has constricted, equity finance became less of an option. I recently predicted that equity investment will reignite when cannabis is rescheduled. But that hasn’t happened yet,…

  • “Interfering with the Scent”

    From State v. Gardiner, decided Wednesday by the Oregon Court of Appeals (Judge Jacqueline Kamins, joined by Judges Douglas Tookey and James Egan): A woman reported that a man knocked on her door, stabbed her in the face, and ran away. Hillsboro Police Officers and medical and fire department personnel responded to that call. In…

  • Forecast Says, It’s Raining Money! – See Also

    It’s Raining At M، Lewis: Ditch the umbrella and bring a bucket! There’s A Flood Warning At Boies: What? A $400k bonus?! Heavy Clouds Above Clifford Chance: Let the wealth precipitate! Even The Boutiques Are Making It Rain!: Check out Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Mensing P.C! Two More Big Firms, Two More Rain Puns!: Just go…

  • The chief justice’s courtroom tribute to O’Connor

    By Mark Walsh on Dec 4, 2023 at 3:47 pm Chief Justice John Roberts opened Monday’s argument session with a heartfelt tribute to the late retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, w، died Friday at age 93. “I note that memorial d،ry has been placed on the door of our courtroom to signify mourning for” O’Connor,…

  • Motion for remand in Xencor

    In the pending Federal Circuit appeal In re Xencor, the USPTO Director recently filed an opposed motion asking the Court to remand the case back to the PTAB.  The motion comes long after briefing has commenced and just days before the Director’s response brief was due, after already receiving an extension of time. Xencor has…

  • International Conference on Law and Maldives at Villa College

    Submissions are invited for International Conference on Law and Maldives at Villa College, Malé Maldives on 20-21 December. The last date of submission is December 10. About the Conference In light of the critical role that international law plays in shaping the interactions between nations and addressing global challenges, this symposium aims to provide a…