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February 5, 2018
Jacobson Law & Business: 2018 Amy and Brian Schorr Family Luncheon Speaker Series Featuring Kate Duchene, President & Chief Executive Officer at RGP"Kate Duchene, President & Chief Executive Officer at RGP will be our guest speaker for the Amy and Brian Schorr Family Luncheon Speaker Series on February 5, 2018.
Lunch will be served at 12:45 pm in Furman Hall 326
Please RSVP for this event."Read more >
February 22, 2018Read more >
January 14, 2018
For example, Tesla last summer sent out updates to all Tesla Model Xs after Chinese security researchers managed to turn on a Model X's brakes remotely and to get the doors and trunk to open and close while blinking the lights in time to music streamed from the vehicle's audio system.
“I will say that the automotive companies have really come a long way and have made strides," Cappos said. “But it’s really hard when you are making something as complicated as cars, and you are buying components of the cars from vendors … to get everyone to fix their security and get on the same page.”"Read more >
January 9, 2018article, “Taking Steel Seizure Seriously: The Iran Nuclear Agreement and the Separation of Powers,” 86 Fordham L. Rev. 1199 (2017), Steven Menashi and I question the constitutional validity of President Barack Obama's decision, as part of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement with Iran and five other countries, to repeal, in effect, seventeen different Iran-related nuclear sanctions provisions for the JCPOA’s 15-year term. Despite the fact that Congress had legislated extensively in this area, Obama effected this change by entering into a “nonbinding political agreement” with Iran and by aggregating individual waiver provisions in existing sanctions laws into an across-the-board waiver of sanctions." Read more >
January 8, 2018to the tell-all book about Donald Trump’s White House that has made waves in Washington, D.C. In a move that appeared to have the success of Michael Wolff’s tome Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House firmly in its crosshairs, the organization tweeted out a link to a full PDF of the book, which may have constituted copyright infringement. The original post read: "New Trump book 'Fire and Fury' by Michael Wolff. Full PDF" and shared a link to the PDF, but this was later replaced by a second post that shared a link and observed that the text was leaked onto the internet." Read more >
January 3, 2018“death to Democrats.”
But their celebrations may have been premature. In their rush to enact tax cuts before the end of 2017, Mr. Trump and Republican leaders in Congress created a legislative monster riddled with flaws and loopholes that even they don’t fully understand. They have offered up a bonanza to tax lawyers and accountants looking for provisions that can be exploited to lower taxes for clients."Read more >
December 31, 2017President Trump signed into law last week creates one of the largest new loopholes in decades: a 20% deduction for “pass-through income.” Pass-through income is business income that is immediately “passed through” to the owner’s personal tax return, thereby avoiding the corporate income tax. Proponents of the Republican tax plan claim the cut benefits small businesses, but that’s a red herring. In reality, the new deduction disproportionately benefits the wealthy, penalizes workers and, in part because it is so complex, will ultimately reward those who can afford the best tax advice. " Read more >