As the previous two On Point columns chronicle, a Biden-Harris Administration likely would forge an ‘Enlightened Trade Policy’, the tools of which would be consensus and integrity, and the goals for which would be peace and sustainability. Now let’s consider what would this policy mean for India.
Conservative legislators and attorneys are challenging at the state and federal level the right of transgender athletes to participate in girls’ and women’s sports—an effort that will likely expand to several more states as legislatures return to session in the weeks and months ahead.
The Trump administration has not aggressively enforced existing agreements to monitor abusive law enforcement agencies, emboldening them to fight reforms.
It was caught on tape. A Seattle police officer lunged into the backseat of a patrol car. The Black woman detained inside had been combative, but she already had her hands cuffed behind her back. Still the cop punched her in the face, breaking an orbital bone.
Following the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s on Sept. 18, women in the University of Kansas School of Law reflected on her legacy and how she has inspired them.
Kendra Stacey, president of KU Women in Law and a second year law student, said she related to Ginsburg because she also entered law school as a nontraditional student. Like Ginsburg, Stacey decided to attend law school after getting married and having children.
Nobody seems particularly happy with the SEC's new 13F proposal, which would raise the reporting threshold for investment managers filing 13F forms from $100 million to $3.5 billion in assets under management.
Since July, thousands of comment letters have flooded in, the vast majority asking the agency not to lift the threshold.
As the global economy tumbles over the COVID-19 crisis, the U.S and China are still entangled in a trade dispute. Recently, the World Trade Organization ruled that U.S. tariffs on Chinese products violate international law. However, some predict that Trump’s trade policy toward China will continue to stay on course. The U.S. continues to put high pressure on Chinese companies such as Huawei, while China has released its blacklist of American companies in retaliation.
For years commentators have warned about a "revolving door" involving the SEC and the industry sector that it regulates.
Associate Professor Najarian Peters was selected as a returning faculty associate with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University for the 2020-21 academic year.
Incoming fellows are joined by new faculty associates and affiliates with experience working in companies, organizations, and academic institutions around the globe. These community members form and strengthen the bonds of the growing BKC network of people who bring a broad range of backgrounds, expertise, and perspectives.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A trade law professor at the University of Kansas notes that managed trade agreements are now common practice regardless of who the partner is.