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Janus Capital Group, Inc. V. First Derivative Traders: The Culmination Of The Supreme Court’S Evolution From Liberal To Reactionary In Rule 10b-5 Actions, Charles W. Murdock Feb 2013

Janus Capital Group, Inc. V. First Derivative Traders: The Culmination Of The Supreme Court’S Evolution From Liberal To Reactionary In Rule 10b-5 Actions, Charles W. Murdock

Charles W. Murdock

“Political” decisions such as Citizens United and National Federation of Independent Business (“Obamacare”) reflect the reactionary bent of several Supreme Court justices. But this reactionary trend is discernible in other areas as well. With regard to Rule 10b-5, the Court has handed down a series of decisions that could be grouped into four trilogies. The article examines the trend over the past 40 years which has become increasingly conservative and finally reactionary.

The first trilogy was a liberal one, arguably overextending the scope of Rule 10b-5. This was followed by a conservative trilogy which put a brake on such extension ...


The Constitution, The Roberts Court & Business: The Significant Business Impact Of The Supreme Court's 2011-2012 Term, Corey A. Ciocchetti Dec 2012

The Constitution, The Roberts Court & Business: The Significant Business Impact Of The Supreme Court's 2011-2012 Term, Corey A. Ciocchetti

Corey A Ciocchetti

The 2011-2012 Supreme Court term created quite the media buzz. The Affordable Care Act cases and the controversial Arizona immigration law dominated the headlines. But the term also included other fascinating yet less sensationalized cases. The Court heard its fair share of criminal law controversies involving derelict defense attorneys and prosecutors as well as civil procedure disputes involving qualified immunity for witness in grand jury proceedings and private parties assisting the government in litigation. The justices also entertained arguments on a federal law allowing United States citizens born in Jerusalem to have “Israel” stamped as their birthplace on a passport ...


Lex Mercatoria And Legal Pluralism: A Late Thirteenth-Century Treatise And Its Afterlife, Daniel Coquillette, Mary Elizabeth Basile, Jane Fair Bestor, Charles Donahue Jr. Dec 1997

Lex Mercatoria And Legal Pluralism: A Late Thirteenth-Century Treatise And Its Afterlife, Daniel Coquillette, Mary Elizabeth Basile, Jane Fair Bestor, Charles Donahue Jr.

Daniel R. Coquillette

Lex Mercatoria is the earliest known treatment of what a later age would call “the law merchant”. This work provides important insights into the legal framework of English commerce in the reign of Edward


Incipit Lex Mercatoria, Que, Quando, Ubi, Inter Quos Et De Quibus Sit: El Tratado De Lex Mercatoria En El Little Red Book De Bristol, Daniel Coquillette Dec 1996

Incipit Lex Mercatoria, Que, Quando, Ubi, Inter Quos Et De Quibus Sit: El Tratado De Lex Mercatoria En El Little Red Book De Bristol, Daniel Coquillette

Daniel R. Coquillette

No abstract provided.


The Civilian Writers Of Doctors' Commons, London: Three Centuries Of Juristic Innovation In Comparative, Commercial And International Law, Daniel Coquillette Dec 1987

The Civilian Writers Of Doctors' Commons, London: Three Centuries Of Juristic Innovation In Comparative, Commercial And International Law, Daniel Coquillette

Daniel R. Coquillette

No abstract provided.