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  • Law, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality

      What types of crime can be committed in VR/AR, and how should law enforcement and courts prepare for the growth in virtual interactions and VR social spaces, as well as the challenging questions over jurisdiction, consent, and ownership/liability for… Read More ›

  • The unseen effects of government policy

    When George Akerlof submitted his seminal paper, “The Market for Lemons: Quality Uncertainty and the Market Mechanism“, to the Journal of Political Economy, they rejected it on the grounds that if the paper’s theory was true then markets would simply… Read More ›

  • Yates vs. United States, or why Sarbanes Oxley is not for every federal agency

    The Supreme Court recently ruled in Yate vs. United States – a case where a fisherman was prosecuted under Sarbanes-Oxley after he had successfully disposed of undersized fish which had been caught illegally – in a 5-4 opinion that Sarbanes-Oxley’s provision on document destruction… Read More ›