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An Antitrust-Informed Approach To Regulating Internet Interconnection, Daniel A. Lyons 2018 Boston College Law School

An Antitrust-Informed Approach To Regulating Internet Interconnection, Daniel A. Lyons

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

For over a decade, net neutrality has dominated telecommunications policy. Advocates targeted broadband networks because of their strategic position as the gateway to consumers, which potentially positions them to shape the flow of information online. Yet as former the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) Chairman Julius Genachowski noted, these broadband providers are merely the “onramps” to the Internet— the last mile of a system that brings over 35,000 networks together to move information packets from origin to destination.

Interconnection agreements stitch these networks together. These arms’ length transactions define the terms by which networks exchange traffic with ...


Investment Spending And Gdp, Kevin Zaldivar 2018 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Investment Spending And Gdp, Kevin Zaldivar

Celebration of Learning

This study's mission is to give a modern day analysis to investment spending and to provide insight to the degree of impact certain investments have on our GDP. This should interest local,state,and federal policy makers as well as anyone who practices their civic duty.


Recent Case Decisions, 2018 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Recent Case Decisions

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Federal Income Tax Structures For Business Entities: A Comparison Of The Oil And Gas Industry And The Solar Energy Industry, Jordan Wybrant 2018 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Federal Income Tax Structures For Business Entities: A Comparison Of The Oil And Gas Industry And The Solar Energy Industry, Jordan Wybrant

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Subject To Uncertainty: A Case Of Ignored Intent – Wenske V. Ealy, Kaleb R. Smith 2018 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Subject To Uncertainty: A Case Of Ignored Intent – Wenske V. Ealy, Kaleb R. Smith

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


United States V. Osage Wind, Llc: Wind Energy Being Blown Away By New Rules?, Morgen Potts 2018 University of Oklahoma College of Law

United States V. Osage Wind, Llc: Wind Energy Being Blown Away By New Rules?, Morgen Potts

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


One Man’S Trash Is His Community’S Treasure: Ownership And Uses Of Produced Brine, Stephan Owings 2018 University of Oklahoma College of Law

One Man’S Trash Is His Community’S Treasure: Ownership And Uses Of Produced Brine, Stephan Owings

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Tilting At Windmills: Reconciling Military Needs And Wind Energy Initiatives In The 21st Century, Dillon Hollingsworh 2018 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Tilting At Windmills: Reconciling Military Needs And Wind Energy Initiatives In The 21st Century, Dillon Hollingsworh

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


What Does English Law Say About . . . . . . . .? And The Winner Is: Book Review Of Petroleum Contracts: English Law And Practice By Peter Roberts, Norman Nadorff 2018 University of Oklahoma College of Law

What Does English Law Say About . . . . . . . .? And The Winner Is: Book Review Of Petroleum Contracts: English Law And Practice By Peter Roberts, Norman Nadorff

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Editor's Introduction, Collin McCarthy 2018 University of Oklahoma College of Law

Editor's Introduction, Collin Mccarthy

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Financing Green: Reforming Green Bond Regulation In The United States, Echo Kaixi Wang 2018 Brooklyn Law School

Financing Green: Reforming Green Bond Regulation In The United States, Echo Kaixi Wang

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law

In recent years, green bonds have emerged as a way for the financial industry to contribute to environmentally friendly projects, combat climate change, and provide funds for green infrastructures across the world. While the green bond market has expanded drastically across large nations in Europe and Asia, market growth has stalled in the United States, in part due to a lack of promising regulations in the United States. Existing regulations on green bond issuance in the United States only exists in the form of non-binding international guidelines. This Note reviews the benefits and potentials of green bonds both as an ...


Essay: Corporate Triplespeak: Responses By Investor-Owned Utilities To The Epa’S Proposed Clean Power Plan, Alan R. Palmiter 2018 Brooklyn Law School

Essay: Corporate Triplespeak: Responses By Investor-Owned Utilities To The Epa’S Proposed Clean Power Plan, Alan R. Palmiter

Brooklyn Law Review

During the year following the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan to regulate CO2 emissions in the power sector, the largest investor-owned electric utilities engaged in a curious triplespeak. Employing the moral language of political conservatives, the utilities focused on whether and how the EPA had transgressed its “traditional” regulatory role, thus altering the “structure” of energy federalism and potentially “degrading” orderly power supplies. In disclosure filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the utilities used the moral language of political libertarians, focusing on the “financial risks” that federal government “intervention” poses to efficient power “markets” and to the “freedom ...


Remnants Of Net Neutrality: Policing Unlawful Content Through Broadband Providers, Aaron Lerman 2018 Brooklyn Law School

Remnants Of Net Neutrality: Policing Unlawful Content Through Broadband Providers, Aaron Lerman

Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law

The 2015 Open Internet Order, released by The Federal Communication Commission (FCC), introduced sweeping, new rules that promised to preserve an equal and open Internet to consumers. These rules, otherwise known as “Net Neutrality,” prohibited broadband and internet service providers from impairing, blocking, or throttling access to “lawful content” online. But with a new administration and agenda, the FCC’s 2017 Restoring Internet Freedom Order repealed Net Neutrality. Since then, various states have pushed back against the repeal, with some adopting their own versions of the 2015 Open Internet Order’s Net Neutrality, keeping most of the rule language intact ...


Radical Social Ecology As Deep Pragmatism: A Call To The Abolition Of Systemic Dissonance And The Minimization Of Entropic Chaos, Arielle Brender 2018 Fordham University

Radical Social Ecology As Deep Pragmatism: A Call To The Abolition Of Systemic Dissonance And The Minimization Of Entropic Chaos, Arielle Brender

Student Theses 2015-Present

This paper aims to shed light on the dissonance caused by the superimposition of Dominant Human Systems on Natural Systems. I highlight the synthetic nature of Dominant Human Systems as egoic and linguistic phenomenon manufactured by a mere portion of the human population, which renders them inherently oppressive unto peoples and landscapes whose wisdom were barred from the design process. In pursuing a radical pragmatic approach to mending the simultaneous oppression and destruction of the human being and the earth, I highlight the necessity of minimizing entropic chaos caused by excess energy expenditure, an essential feature of systems that aim ...


Bait And Switch: Taking Native Species On And Off The List Due To Invasive Species, Connie McCarthy 2018 Barry University School of Law

Bait And Switch: Taking Native Species On And Off The List Due To Invasive Species, Connie Mccarthy

Environmental and Earth Law Journal (EELJ)

No abstract provided.


Water Is Life: The Native American Tribal Role In Protecting Natural Resources, Susan M. Larned 2018 Barry University School of Law

Water Is Life: The Native American Tribal Role In Protecting Natural Resources, Susan M. Larned

Environmental and Earth Law Journal (EELJ)

No abstract provided.


From Land Or From Air: Why A Unified Energy Resource Scheme Is Necessary When The Answer Is Both, J. Brent Marshall 2018 Barry University School of Law

From Land Or From Air: Why A Unified Energy Resource Scheme Is Necessary When The Answer Is Both, J. Brent Marshall

Environmental and Earth Law Journal (EELJ)

No abstract provided.


Rethinking "Imminent Harm" As It Relates To Asian Carp In Lake Michigan And Other Invasive Species, Philip S. Traynor 2018 Barry University School of Law

Rethinking "Imminent Harm" As It Relates To Asian Carp In Lake Michigan And Other Invasive Species, Philip S. Traynor

Environmental and Earth Law Journal (EELJ)

No abstract provided.


Protecting States In The New World Of Energy Federalism, Daniel A. Lyons 2018 Boston College Law School

Protecting States In The New World Of Energy Federalism, Daniel A. Lyons

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

In a trilogy of recent cases, the Supreme Court has launched a quiet revolution in energy federalism. With little fanfare, it has abandoned its decades-long effort to divide electricity regulation into mutually exclusive spheres of federal and state authority. Instead it has embraced a more sophisticated concurrent jurisdiction model—against the wishes of Justice Scalia, who opposed this transformation in his final published dissent.

This Article explores the ramifications of this revolution, particularly for state energy regulators. The shift to concurrent jurisdiction is long overdue. The historic model of the local vertically integrated utility has long been replaced by regional ...


The Lights Are On: Shining A Spotlight On The Retail Energy Market Reveals The Need For Enhanced Consumer Protections, Carrie A. Scrufari 2018 Vermont Law School

The Lights Are On: Shining A Spotlight On The Retail Energy Market Reveals The Need For Enhanced Consumer Protections, Carrie A. Scrufari

Fordham Environmental Law Review

No abstract provided.


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