Ronald Mann Contributor

Ronald Mann is a professor of law at Columbia, where he teaches courses in commercial finance, payment systems and deals. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1985, and after clerking on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit (Judge Joseph Sneed) and the Supreme Court (Justice Lewis Powell), he worked in the U.S. solicitor general’s office under Kenneth Starr and Drew Days. He has written extensively about secured credit, credit cards and other electronic payments systems, the role of patents in financing innovation and related topics. For SCOTUSblog, he covers the court’s cases in the areas of commercial law and intellectual property.

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12.04.18 Justices call for more briefing in dispute about Oklahoma prosecutions of Native Americans
12.04.18 Argument analysis: Justices debate revised language in patent-priority statute
12.03.18 Argument analysis: Justices appear divided in debate over anti-fraud securities rules
11.27.18 Argument analysis: Justices dubious about ramifications of broad Indian reservation in Oklahoma
11.27.18 Argument preview: Of patents, prior art and secret sales
11.26.18 Argument preview: Court once again to examine anti-fraud rules of securities law
11.20.18 Argument preview: Justices to turn again to rules for disestablishing tribal reservations
11.06.18 Justices call for additional briefs in dispute about “cy pres” class-action settlements
11.01.18 Argument analysis: Justices skeptical of “cy pres” class-action settlements
10.30.18 Argument analysis: Justices signal opposition to vague exceptions that would limit enforceability of arbitration agreements
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