Project Spotlight: Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Remedies

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In the fall of 2020, the first draft of Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Remedies was produced and the first project meeting was held. The post contains an excerpt from Comments of § 1 of Preliminary Draft No. 1 (Oct. 2020), titled “Introduction: The Right to a Remedy.”

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Disgorgement or Accounting for Profits? An Analysis of Liu v. SEC

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From Season Two of Reasonably Speaking, this episode discusses the Supreme Court’s decision, both the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and whether the Court’s reference to “equitable relief” includes the remedy of “disgorgement.”

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The American Law Institute and the U.S. Supreme Court, Revisited

In my Winter 2016 Director’s Letter, I looked at the U.S. Supreme Court’s use of ALI materials during the 2013 to 2015 Terms, as part of an effort to examine how the ALI’s influence extends beyond the state courts and affects the development of federal law. Now that four years have passed since my last analysis of the Supreme Court’s use of ALI materials and several new Justices have joined the Court, revisiting this topic seems worthwhile.

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Children and the Law: Protecting the Vulnerable in a Time of Crisis

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In this episode of Reasonably Speaking, juvenile justice scholar and Chief Reporter of the Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law, Elizabeth Scott guides our Children and the Law-exclusive panel through a series of discussions centering on child advocacy and juvenile law during a pandemic.

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