Ronald Mann Contributor

Ronald Mann is a professor of law at Columbia, where he teaches courses in commercial finance and electronic commerce. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1985, and after clerking on the Ninth Circuit (Judge Sneed) and the Supreme Court (Justice Powell), he worked in the Solicitor General’s office under Kenneth Starr and Drew Days. He has written extensively about credit cards and other electronic payments systems, the role of patents in financing innovation, and related topics. He will cover the Court’s cases in the areas of banking and intellectual property.

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04.21.16 Argument analysis: Justices dubious about exempting car dealership “service advisors” from overtime rules
04.20.16 Argument analysis: Justices display disparate views on implied fraud under False Claims Act
04.19.16 Argument preview: “The first thing we do, let’s pay all the lawyers!” – Justices return, again, to standards for ordering attorney’s fees in IP cases
04.18.16 Argument preview: Last week of Court’s Term to feature potential landmark patent case
04.13.16 Argument preview: Justices to consider whether a car dealer’s service advisor is a “salesman,” exempt from overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act
04.12.16 Argument preview: Justices to consider whether False Claims Act permits qui tam suits for “implied” falsehood
03.30.16 Argument analysis: Justices debate debt-collection practices of state-appointed special counsel?
03.22.16 Argument preview: Does the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act apply to state-appointed “special counsel”?
03.07.16 Opinion analysis: Justices choose bright-line rule limiting diversity jurisdiction over business trusts
03.02.16 Opinion analysis: Justices strike a blow against state health-care data collection
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