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James Cooper Op-eds in Forbes on Why the WhatsApp Privacy Scare is a False Alarm

AUgust 5, 2016

James Cooper Op-eds in Forbes On the Implications of the FTC’s LabMD Ruling in Data Security Cases

July 18, 2016

James Cooper Op-eds in Forbes on Rational Ignorance and the Privacy Paradox

July 12, 2016

The Electronic Payments Coalition Urges Durbin Amendment Repeal, Cites Professor Todd Zywicki’s Research on Consumer Harm

April 6, 2016

Todd Zywicki Testifies Before the Senate Banking Committee on the Regulatory Effects of the CFPB

March 29, 2016

Global Antitrust Institute Says New China Laws Go Too Far
Professor Todd Zywicki: CFPB database is government-sponsored Yelp

March 14, 2016

Joshua Wright Op-Eds in ForbesSupreme Court Should Tell FTC to Listen to Economists, Not Competitors on Antitrust

March 14, 2016

In Competition Policy International:“Excessive Royalty” Prohibitions and the Dangers of Punishing Vigorous Competition and Harming Incentives to Innovate

February 23, 2016

Joshua Wright & Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) Write That Leadership is Needed to Undo Attacks on Patent Rights

February 19, 2016

From George Mason Law Review: Price Hikes Not Sole Basis For Merger Fight, FTC Official Says

February 6, 2016

Todd Zywicki Cited In The Vote for Bankruptcy Reform That Haunts Hillary Clinton

February 3, 2016

Law & Economics Center Judicial Education Program on ‘The Economocs and Law of Public Pension Reform’

February 3, 2016

The Global Antitrust Institute Among the Nominees for the Global Competition Review’s 2016 Academic Excellence Award

January 25, 2016

Japan Modifies SEP Guidelines

January 21, 2016

GAI, Koren Wong-Ervin, Featured in the Global Competition Review’s2016 Preview on Rise of IP Enforcement in Asia

January 21, 2016

The Global Antitrust Institute Critiques the European Commission’s Platforms Survey

January 13, 2016

Wright, Ginsburg critique IP guidance in China

January 12, 2016

Wilson Sonsini Adds Joshua Wright to its Antitrust Practice

January 5, 2016

Remembering the Conservatives We Lost in 2015

December 15, 2015

An Update on China’s Anti-Monopoly Law Guidelines on IP

December 14, 2015

GAI suggests amendments to China’s antimonopoly law

November 18, 2015

The Unintended Consequences of CFPB Debt Reform

November 13, 2015

Former FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright Argues FTC Must Weigh Economics in Privacy Rules

November 11, 2015

Heartland Daily Podcast: Todd Zywicki Discusses the Pitfalls of Consumer-Minded Debt Collector Regulations

November 3, 2015

Todd Zywicki’s Study Cited in Arbitration Everywhere and Not All Bad

November 2, 2015

James Cooper Op-Eds on Why The Supreme Court Should Side With Data Brokers in Spokeo v. Robins

October 21, 2015

The Searle Civil Justice Institute Releases Its Empirical Study on Daubert Motions

October 15, 2015

Todd Zywicki Urges CFPB to Consider “Unintended Consequences” of Debt Collection Regulations

October 14, 2015

House Committee Passes Crackdown on ‘Operation Choke Point’

October 13, 2015

6 Points for CFPB to Consider Before Revamping Debt Collection Policies

October 8, 2015

A Squandered Opportunity for Consumer Protection

October 6, 2015

Mason Law to Host Departure Ceremony for The Honorable Joshua D. Wright

September 30, 2015

Study: Over-Regulation of Debt Collectors by CFPB Could Harm Consumers and Credit Economy

September 30, 2015

Mason Global Antitrust Institute Launches Competition Advocacy Program

September 18, 2015

Mason Scholars Say Swipe Fee Cap Distorts the Marketplace

August 26, 2015

Noted Scholars Critique the CFPB’s Arbitration Study and Find It Lacking

August 17, 2015

FTC Commissioner Joshua D. Wright Returns to George Mason Law Faculty

August 14, 2015

FTC Commissioner Wright and D.C. Circuit Judge Ginsburg Criticize Second Circuit’s Actavis Ruling

August 14, 2015

George Mason Law School Ranked 21st for Scholarly Impact

August 11, 2015

Commissioner Joshua D. Wright and Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg Comment to The Canadian Competition Bureau

August 4, 2015

Commissioner Joshua D. Wright and Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg Comment on The Japan Fair Trade Commission’s Draft Partial Amendment to the Guidelines for the Use of Intellectual Property Under the Antimonopoly Act

July 27, 2015

Richard O. Faulk op-eds for The Hill: The Supreme Court and the future of environmental litigation

July 24, 2015

Todd Zywicki’s Research Cited in Politifact Article on Bernie Sanders Talking Point

July 22, 2015

Todd Zywicki and David Zaring on Knowledge@Wharton: Taking Stock of Dodd-Frank: Hits, Misses and Unfinished Business

July 13, 2015

James Cooper writes for The Hill on No-Harm-Big-Foul: The FTC’s Latest Overreach in Data Privacy

July 9, 2015

Todd Zywicki Weighs In On Dodd-Frank In 5 Years After Dodd-Frank, Consumer Protections Are Still Under Fire

July 9, 2015

Todd Zywicki’s Congressional Testimony Mentioned In Dodd-Frank Debated in Congress: Onsite Reporting

July 9, 2015

Todd Zywicki testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on The Dodd-Frank Act Five Years Later: Are We More Stable?

July 8, 2015

LEC’s Supreme Court Wrap-Up Covered In Courts less deferential to regulatory agencies, GMU forum told

July 1, 2015

Todd Zywicki and Chad Reese on, “Redundant Today, Essential Tomorrow: Congress is taking necessary steps to keep the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau In Line”

June 25, 2015

Dean Butler’s Announcement on the Appointment of Professor Todd J. Zywicki as the New Executive Director of the Law & Economics Center

June 25, 2015

Message from Dean Henry N. Butler

May 28, 2015

Douglas Ginsburg, Johsua Wright, Albert Foer, and Robert Lande write for USA Today on, “DOJ Has the Power to Cruch Price Fixers.”

May 26, 2015

James Cooper files comment with FTC on Proposed Consent Order In The Matter of Nomi Technologies, Inc., a corporation.

May 22, 2015

Cindy Alexander and Mark Cohen write for The Hill, Congress Watch Blog on international prominence of NPA & DPA settlements.

May 12, 2015

James Cooper op-eds for Morning Consult on the new privacy bill from the Obama Administration.

April 24, 2015

Richard O. Faulk’s blogs for The Hill, Congress Watch Blog on “Obama and the Environment: Clean Power or Power Play?”

April 2015

GMU Appoints New Law School Dean

April 2015

SCJI Releases Report on Trends in the Use of Non-Prosecution, Deferred Prosecution, and Plea Agreements in the Settlement of Alleged Corporate Criminal Wrongdoing

April 2015

Tribute to Gordon Tullock

March 2015

James C. Cooper published an article in the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement 2015 through Oxford University

February 9, 2015

James C. Cooper and Joseph Golec release an opinion piece on about FDA Advisory Committees

January 2015

Tribute to Henry G. Manne

January 17, 2015

Henry G. Manne, May 10, 1928 – January 17, 2015

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SCJI Releases Phase II of FDA Advisory Committees Report

December 22, 2014

James Cooper comments on Spain’s New Copyright Laws at Law360

August 2014

The LEC begins accepting applications for its LEC Privacy Fellowship for Economics Professors

July 15, 2014

Richard O. Faulk testifies before Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on EPA’s Expanded Interpretation of its Permit Veto Authority Under the Clean Water Act

June 2014

Dean Daniel D. Polsby receives Commendation from Virginia Legislature

June 4, 2014

SCJI Releases Phase II of FCPA Report

May 13, 2014

Henry N. Butler & Nathaniel Harris, “Sue, Settle, and Shut Out the States: Destroying the Environmental Benefits of Cooperative Federalism

May 9, 2014

Richard O. Faulk on the “Bridge to the Future”

March 25, 2014

The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg receives Lifetime Achievement Award

March 31, 2014

Comment on “Big Data,” James C. Cooper

February 18, 2014

Google-Nest Cleared by the FTC, James C. Cooper

January 30, 2014

Press Release: National Judges Survey

June 10, 2013

New Policy Report Examines Relationship Between Financial Conflicts and Drug Approvals

May 31, 2013

LEC Releases New Paper through the Searle Civil Justice Institute

April 1, 2013

LEC forms Partnership with PERC, a Prestigious Research Center in Montana