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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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
02.24.16 Argument analysis: Justices unsettled on standard for enhanced damages in patent cases
02.16.16 Argument preview: Justices to consider standard for enhanced damages in patent cases
01.25.16 Opinion analysis: Justices rebuff tribe’s claim for equitable tolling in government-contract dispute
01.25.16 Court issues summary decision limiting claims against ERISA-governed ESOPs
01.21.16 Opinion analysis: Justices deal twin blows to class-action defendants
01.20.16 Opinion analysis: Justices reaffirm limitations on ERISA plan’s right to recover medical-reimbursement costs
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