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Dec 6, 2022

Oil and Gas Operator Pays Millions for Clean Air Act Violations

Public prosecution ‘a great model’ for future suits against polluters. A recent agreement between an environmental group and an oil and gas company that dramatically cuts excess oilfield pollution at a facility in southern New Mexico could be a model both for quicker resolutions to pollution violations and a legal roadmap for private

Oct 27, 2022

Senator Questions Zuckerberg About Facebook’s Collection of “Sensitive Health Information”

Citing multiple Markup investigations, Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia asked Meta to detail how it collects, filters, and safeguards sensitive information. By: Todd Feathers and Simon Fondrie-Teitler On Thursday—days after millions of patients across the country learned that their hospital may have leaked their medical information to Meta—Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) requested that

Aug 29, 2022

Federal Privacy Law Has Momentum, but There’s a Catch

Many countries in the world have baseline privacy laws that set minimum standards for all kinds of data use. The United States does not. Many countries have independent data protection agencies that enforce privacy laws. The United States does not. Despite being the home of Silicon Valley, the U.S. has lagged behind the

Jul 8, 2022

Peaceful Settlement of Interstate Online Disputes

This paper covers the existing international law toolbox on peaceful settlement of disputes and its application to online conflicts. It reiterates the existing measures of diplomatic and judicial measures to address differing positions of states and non-state actors as well as their applicability for the unique online environment. International law has always had

Jul 7, 2022

Conceptualizing Cybercrime: Definitions, Typologies and Taxonomies

Cybercrime is becoming ever more pervasive and yet the lack of consensus surrounding what constitutes a cybercrime has a significant impact on society, legal and policy response, and academic research. Difficulties in understanding cybercrime begin with the variability in terminology and lack of consistency in cybercrime legislation across jurisdictions. In this review, using

Jun 27, 2022

Roe overturned: What you need to know about the Supreme Court abortion decision

A half-century of reproduction rights upended by the Supreme Court. Brandon Bell/Getty Images Linda C. McClain, Boston University and Nicole Huberfeld, Boston University After half a century, Americans’ constitutional right to get an abortion has been overturned by the Supreme Court. The ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization – handed down

Apr 18, 2022

Vulnerability and the Quest for Protection: A Review of Canadian Migration Case Law

Although the concept of vulnerability has become increasingly prevalent in both domestic and international migration policy in recent years, its precise meaning and implications remain ambiguous and under-examined. Without a coherent understanding of what makes individuals vulnerable, the concept can either act as a justification for additional consideration or reinforce stereotypes of disempowerment.

Aug 4, 2020

Il BIM per risolvere le controversie

Il sistema giudiziario civile italiano è caratterizzato, come è noto a chi l’ha conosciuto, da lentezza, incertezza sull’esito delle cause e, solitamente, da un elevato grado di insoddisfazione da parte di tutti i soggetti coinvolti, forse con qualche eccezione da parte degli avvocati e dei periti se adeguatamente remunerati per le proprie prestazioni.

Jul 27, 2020

Telecom ed Eni: i messaggi oltre le sanzioni

Nell’ultimo periodo hanno fatto molto discutere le sanzioni inflitte dal Garante italiano a due colossi dell’economia italiana come Telecom ed Eni. Al di là dell’entità, in queste si nascondono una serie di messaggi che forniscono spunti di riflessione. La vecchia normativa, pur prevedendo dei correttori che comportavano una sanzione maggiore per le grandi