The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it canceled its meeting to vote on controversial rule changes to its whistle-blower program.
During its meeting in New York City on October 17 and 18, the ALI Council reviewed drafts for seven Institute projects. Drafts or portions of drafts for six projects received Council approval, subject to the meeting discussion and to the usual prerogative to make nonsubstantive editorial improvements.
The University of Wisconsin Releases Preliminary Findings From 2019 AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct
The University of Wisconsin-Madison released the preliminary findings from the 2019 Association of American Universities Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct on October 15.
In this interview from PBS News Hour, Amna Nawaz discusses police training, race, and use of force with Seth Stoughton of the University of South Carolina.
The draft of the American Law Institute’s Restatement of Consumer Contracts reflects the jurisdiction of the US courts on the ‘adoption’ (as the draft calls it) of standard contract terms into consumer contracts. This draft is of great value to European lawyers in understanding US developments, but it may also stimulate a reflection on the state and possible evolution of European legal systems.
An article for Law360 details the difficulties that law enforcement agencies face in attempting to regulate and ensure public safety in Indian Country, an area of jurisdiction which includes the United States’ 300 reservations as well as other tribal lands.