Commentary symposium regarding threats to free speech

Commentary symposium regarding threats to free speech Commentary has just published an excellent symposium addressing the question: Is free speech under threat in the United States?  Top-notch contributors include Richard Epstein, Heather Mac Donald, John McWhorter, Harvey Silverglate and our own Eugene Kontorovich. In my own contribution, I lament the increasing intolerance for any views…

The Hearing Protection Act and ‘silencers’

The Hearing Protection Act and ‘silencers’ A SilencerCo Osprey Micro silencer mounted on a Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol. (SilencerCo) Congress is considering the “Hearing Protection Act,” which would change federal regulation of gun “silencers.” Here’s a guide to some of the basic facts and relevant laws on the subject. What is a “silencer”? Properly…

An Agenda for Reform: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy

70th Annual Conference on Labor: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy June 8, 2017 Center for Labor and Employment Law “An Agenda for Reform” Topics of Discussion: Infrastructure and Jobs Universal Basic Income, Wage Insurance Education/Training and Tax Policy for the New Economy Employee Ownership; Profit-Sharing Speakers: Michael Mandel (Head of Research and…

EEO In the New Economy: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy

70th Annual Conference on Labor: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy June 9, 2017 Center for Labor and Employment Law “EEO in the New Economy” Topics of Discussion: “Safe Harbor” Rules for the Chronic Unemployed Measuring the Benefits of Diversity/Inclusion Pay-Equity and Work Family Balance Speakers: Hon. Jenny Yang (EEOC) Prof. Andrew Elmore…

Hon. Victoria Lipnic: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy

70th Annual Conference on Labor: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy June 9, 2017 Center for Labor and Employment Law Speaker: Hon. Victoria Lipnic, Acting Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Introduction: Laurie Berke-Weiss, Berke-Weiss Law

Professional Responsibility Issues: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy

70th Annual Conference on Labor: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy June 9, 2017 Center for Labor and Employment Law “Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy” Topics of Discussion: Ethically Communicating with Putative Class and Collective Action Members Ethics in Negotiations Ethical Issues for In-House Counsel Speakers: Mark Risk (Law Office…

Steven Greenhouse: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy

70th Annual Conference on Labor: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy June 8, 2017 Center for Labor and Employment Law Speaker: Steven Greenhouse, Former labor and workplace correspondent for the New York Times Introduction: Kristina Yost, Associate, Jones Day

The Challenge of Trade: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy

70th Annual Conference on Labor: Sharing the Gains of the U.S. Global Economy June 8, 2017 Center for Labor and Employment Law “The Challenge of Trade” Topics of Discussion: Is “Hire American, Buy American” Legal? Renegotiating Labor Provisions of NAFTA and WTO Trade Adjustment Assistance/Wage Insurance Programs Panelists: Professor Alan Sykes, Stanford Law Professor Lori…