Bulletin

Volume 41

Bulletin

Interpreting the Ambiguities of Section 230

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As evidenced by the confusion expressed by multiple Justices in last Term’s Gonzalez v. Google, there is little consensus as to the scope of Section 230, the law that broadly immunizes internet platforms from liability for third-party content. This is particularly striking given that no statute has had a bigger impact on the internet than Section […]

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Time to Double Down on Uniform Pricing in U.S. Energy Markets

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Don’t it always seem to gothat you don’t know what you’ve got‘til it’s gone . . . . Joni Mitchell Currently used to clear supply and demand in all short-term auction energy markets, uniform or single-clearing in the form of location-based marginal cost pricing is the most economically efficient way to deliver least-cost energy to […]

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Fixed Income Securities and SEC Rule 15c2-11: History, Context, Uncertainties—and a Pathway Forward

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This Article discusses a topical legal issue in the areas of securities, corporate, and administrative law: an ongoing controversy regarding the SEC’s broker-dealer quoting rule, Rule 15c2-11 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. For the past fifty years, the rule has been understood to apply only to equity securities (primarily, penny stocks). But more […]

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Profiting from Pollution

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This Article presents original results from a large-scale study of environmental violations. I use the universe of civil Clean Air Act environmental violations by stationary emitters of pollution to test the effectiveness of EPA enforcement. Using conservative assumptions, I find that in 36% of cases, it is profitable for firms to violate the Clean Air […]