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  • Cyber and TRIA: Expanding the Definition of An “Act of Terrorism” to Include Cyber Attacks
    By: Nehal Patel The 9/11 terrorist attacks brought on financial losses that caused insurers and Congress to reevaluate how the United States approaches terrorism risk coverage. Congress quelled concerns of insurers evading coverage of future terrorist attacks by enacting the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act in 2002. This Note considers the difficulties presented by the out-of-date language ...
  • Ripple Effects: How in Re Ripple Labs Inc. Litigation Could Signal the Beginning of the End of the Payment Platform
    By: Lindsay Martin Ripple Labs provides an international payment network that allows financial institutions to transfer money more cheaply and quickly than traditional international payments. Ripple’s native digital currency, XRP, supports global payments by acting as intermediate currency between different currencies, eliminating correspondent bank’s need to hold deposits in foreign currencies. In an ongoing class action ...
  • Careers in Intellectual Property
    Interested in a career in intellectual property law? Please join us for a panel discussion featuring Garrett Levin and Joshua Stowell, moderated by Professor Jennifer Jenkins, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Center for the Study of the Public Domain. Garrett Levin (JD/MA ’06) is President and CEO of the Digital Media Association ...
  • High Health Care Spending and Developing Technology: Proton Beam Therapy
    By: Yoojeong Jaye Han Rising health care spending is a source of concern in the U.S. With new, high-cost health care technology, paying higher prices for the use of new technology without considering cheaper, equally effective alternatives leads to inefficient spending. This Note focuses on proton beam therapy (“PBT”) for treatment of prostate cancer to explore ...
  • Any Safe Harbor in a Storm: SESTA-FOSTA and the Future of § 230 of the Communications Decency Act
    By: Charles Matula Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act not only allows the internet to flourish by shielding web platforms from liability for user-created content but also lets these companies off the hook for facilitating crime. SESTA-FOSTA, designed by legislators to target internet sex traffickers, attempts to chip away at this liability shield in order ...