Matt Levine of Money Stuff fame joins Briefly to discuss insider trading, stock buybacks, the Fed's extraordinary market interventions, and how everything is securities fraud.
To kick off our fourth season, we dig deep into COVID-19's effect on the courts. Guests: Chief Judge Diane Wood and Judge Michael Scudder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Vice President Biden is considering elevating some White House offices to the Cabinet. But this change comes with complications.
This is Briefly, a production of the University of Chicago Law Review. Today we’re discussing suing state sponsors of terrorism with Stuart Newberger, a partner at Crowell Moring. This is the last episode of our third season, and we at the University of Chicago Law Review want to thank you all for tuning in, as … Continue reading Briefly 3.15 – Suing State Sponsors of Terrorism
President Trump has floated the possibility of issuing a quarantine order for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. But is this even legal?
It turns out that shareholders, not management, have been the driving force behind the environmental, social, and governance principles that many associate with stakeholder governance.
Section Two of the Fourteenth Amendment could provide a powerful protection to voting rights. But its risks outweigh its rewards.
The Fourth Amendment requires that searches be reasonable. Courts effectuate this requirement through a balancing analysis, weighing a search’s harm to privacy against the governmental interest it serves. The results of these balancing exercises are then recast as constitutional requirements and exceptions. For example, the requirement that an ordinary search be backed by a warrant … Continue reading Reexamining the Government’s Interest in Border Searches of Digital Devices by Charles W. Gibson
This is Briefly, a production of the University of Chicago Law Review. Today we’re discussing the SEC whistleblower program. Here to help us understand this topic is Jordan Thomas, who was one of the principal architects of that program when he served as an Assistant Director at the SEC. Mr Thomas is now a partner … Continue reading Briefly 3.14 – The SEC Whistleblower Program
The First Amendment’s Religion Clauses requires an exemption to certain anti-discrimination laws, like the ADA, for certain employees of religious employers. But lower courts disagree about which employees qualify for the so-called “ministerial exception.” This Essay argues that the exception should apply to any employee of a religious group who fills a religious role.