The IRS’s Struggle to Tax U.S. Multinational Technology

By: Brianna Schacter Last month the U.S. Tax Court ruled in favor of Amazon in a $1.5 billion tax dispute.[1] The dispute, centering on Amazon’s Luxembourg subsidiary office and its transfer pricing arrangements, is just the first in a series of tax cases being brought by the IRS against U.S. multinational companies.[2] Transfer pricing happens […]

The Business Implications of Disparate Impact’s Uncertain Future

By Conor Arpey As the Trump administration continues implementing its conservative agenda, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) may modify the landscape of Fair Housing Act (FHA) compliance for real estate professionals and fair housing advocates.[1] Charged with enforcing the FHA’s prohibition on housing discrimination based on […]

Disney Accused of Copying Idea For Zootopia Movie From Screenwriter After Alleged Pitch To Disney With Similar Characters, Concepts, and Exact Same Name

By Joshua Morris In 2016 Disney released the animated film Zootopia, which proved to be a success for the company.[1] The movie won has won a Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film and grossed over a billion dollars through the film, video games, and other consumer products.[2] It was one of […]

Title IX and Transgender Athletes

By Carl Gaul Does Title IX guarantee transgender people the right to participate in athletics according to their gender identity? Can high schools and universities be held liable for barring a transgender woman from competing on a women’s team? Civil rights issues specific to transgender people are only just beginning to be addressed. Ambiguity as […]

Advertisement or Infringement: Coachella v. Urban Outfitters

By: Emily Wolfford Every year, thousands of celebrities and music lovers gather in Indio Valley, California, to experience six days of the world’s most popular music festival, Coachella.[1] Aside from the music, Coachella is a chance for these celebrities and fashion lovers to show off their best summer bohemian statement pieces.[2] In preparation for this […]

Proposed Blockchain Amendments to Delaware General Corporation Law

By Suzanne Riopel “Blockchain” is a distributed ledger system.[1] Individual transactions are the “blocks,” and as a block of transactions is verified, the block is distributed to all participants (“nodes”) in the network.[2] Each block is irrevocably linked to the previous block, thus creating a chain.[3] In other words, blockchain technology creates a single, immutable […]

No Time for an Exemption?: Arizona Utility Company to “boost” a Piecemeal Antitrust Defense

By Betty McNeil Unlike more contentious areas of the law, antitrust scrutiny and enforcement remains a bipartisan issue. However, if we delve into the grittier and muddier areas of antitrust we see that, although bipartisan in many respects, certain areas of antitrust are able to keep up with highly debated areas of the law. For […]

Is Artificial Intelligence Your Future Lawyer?   

By Hilary Rosenthal   As a law student, one of my top worries for when I graduate in a year is if I will have a job upon graduation. With technology rapidly advancing, there is speculation that artificial intelligence (A.I.) could soon replace work that human lawyers complete.[1] By using A.I. instead of real people […]