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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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04.23.19 Justices pass on opportunity to define liability for inadequate disclosures about tender offers
04.17.19 Argument preview: Justices to consider sanctions for violating bankruptcy discharge
04.16.19 Argument analysis: Justices debate time travel in assessing liability for inadequate disclosures about tender offers
04.08.19 Argument preview: Justices to consider ability of securities investors to sue for faulty disclosures about tender offers
03.27.19 Opinion analysis: Justices uphold securities liability for distributing false statements
03.20.19 Opinion analysis: Justices sidestep decision on propriety of “cy pres” class-action settlements
03.19.19 Opinion analysis: Justices affirm maritime liability for manufacturers of asbestos-dependent equipment
03.04.19 Opinion analysis: Court limits fee awards in copyright cases
02.20.19 Argument analysis: Meandering argument suggests justices likely to narrow bankrupts’ power to rescind licenses in bankruptcy
02.19.19 Argument analysis: Justices seem divided about government right to challenge patents in administrative process
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