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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07.02.19 Justices call for reargument in dispute about Oklahoma prosecutions of Native Americans
06.11.19 Opinion analysis: Justices reject government right to challenge patents in administrative process
06.04.19 Opinion analysis: Justices reject subjective standard on sanctions for violating the bankruptcy discharge
05.29.19 Opinion analysis: Divided bench limits removal of class actions
05.21.19 Opinion analysis: Justices narrow bankrupts’ power to rescind contracts in bankruptcy
04.25.19 Argument analysis: Justices close out 2018 term with a spirited discussion about sanctions for violating bankruptcy discharge
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
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