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Delly on Demand

Update: June 22, 2015 Though Delly didn’t continue to dominate during the Finals, and he has yet to inspire any ebooks, he may have inspired a movie.   Cleveland Cavalier J.R. Smith, commenting on teammate, Mathew Dellavedova (“Delly”), said: “We were just thinking on the bench that somebody has to write a book on this kid.” …Read the Rest


On June 2, 2015, the Senate passed the USA FREEDOM ACT, restoring, and extending through 2019, “three key sections of the Patriot Act that expired at midnight Sunday.” The controversial Section 215 was amended to allow the phone companies to collect phone data, rather than the National Security Agency, which will have to end its …Read the Rest

Title IX and College Sexual Violence Policies

Update: Jonathan Adler, Northwestern’s Kipnis Cleared in Title IX Investigation (June 1, 2015)   Jonathan Adler. How Northwestern University is Throwing Academic Freedom under the Bus… Volokh Conspiracy (blog) (May 29, 2015) Laura Kipnis. Sexual Paranoia Strikes Academe. The Chronicle Review (Feb. 27, 2015) Northwestern policy on consensual romantic or sexual relations (Jan. 13, 2014) S. Daniel Carter. How to …Read the Rest

Faculty Spotlight: Year in Review

Over this past academic year our faculty have written about choice of law, pleading patterns, environmental law, and legal education and many other legal topics. Here are a couple you may consider taking along on vacation:   Legal Education Jessica W. Berg and Michael P. Scharf, Reflections on Shared Law School Leadership B. Jessie Hill, The Associate …Read the Rest


On May 18, 2015, the World Trade Organization (WTO) confirmed an October, 2014 panel report (ruling) that U.S. laws and regulations that require country of origin labeling (COOL) discriminate against beef imported into the United States. Canada requested the WTO consultation on Dec. 1, 2008 under Articles III:4, IX:4, and X:3 of GATT 1994; Article …Read the Rest

NDAA 2016

On May 14, 2015, Senator John McCain announced that the Armed Services Committee completed its markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2016. The Committee “voted, 22-4, to report the bill, which authorizes $612 billion funding for the Department of Defense (DOD) and the national security programs of the Department of Energy.” The …Read the Rest