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The $2.2 Million Lawn Sign and the First Amendment

By Christopher J. D’Alessandro  (Rutgers Law Student) It’s difficult to imagine how a political lawn sign could come with a price tag of $2,263.489.  What could make a flimsy cardboard sign for a Paterson, New Jersey mayoral candidate warrant such

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Paff v. Galloway: Defining “Public Record” in the Digital Age

Brooke Lewis ’17 The New Jersey Supreme Court has recently decided to hear a case that will set open records policy in the emerging world of big data. While our government’s transition to the digital world has brought about new

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The Big (Patent) Short

WINNER OF THE FIRST ANNUAL LASTOWKA SHORT-FORM WRITING COMPETITION IN INFORMATION LAW Carl J. Minniti III ‘17 You cannot manipulate the stock market on purpose. For example, in a classic “pump and dump” scheme, market manipulators use misleading tactics in order to

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Wait, What? How Many? What Do They Claim To Own?

By: Amir Alimehri ’17 Typically, a business or an individual files a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) seeking nationwide protection for the trademarks they use or have a good-faith intent to use in interstate

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