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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05.14.13 Opinion analysis: Justices protect discharge for “innocent” trustee
03.27.13 Argument recap: Court troubled by tort protections for generic pharmaceutical manufacturers
03.22.13 Opinion recap: Justices reject North Carolina’s lien on Medicaid claimant’s tort recoveries
03.21.13 Argument recap: Justices dubious of limits on attorney’s fees in vaccine cases
03.19.13 Argument analysis: Bankruptcy dispute finds Justices dubious about innocence of trustee self-dealing
03.19.13 Opinion analysis: Justices reject publisher’s claims in gray-market copyright case
03.15.13 Argument preview: Court to scour dictionaries to define “defalcation” in bankruptcy dispute
03.14.13 Argument preview: Justices to mull attorney’s fees for untimely vaccine claims
03.14.13 Argument preview: Court to write yet another chapter on tort protections for generic pharmaceutical manufacturers
02.28.13 Opinion analysis: Court holds losers responsible for costs of debt-collection disputes.
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