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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07.09.20 Opinion analysis: Justices toe hard line in affirming reservation status for eastern Oklahoma
06.22.20 Opinion analysis: Justices accept, but cabin, SEC’s right to disgorgement in securities litigation
06.02.20 Opinion analysis: Justices reject limitations on enforcement of arbitration agreements by nonsignatory businesses
05.12.20 Argument analysis: For the second time in two terms, justices consider reservation status of eastern Oklahoma
04.30.20 Argument preview: Justices to hear second set of arguments on reservation status of eastern Oklahoma
04.27.20 Opinion analysis: Sharply divided bench rejects Georgia’s copyright in annotations of Georgia statutes
04.23.20 Opinion analysis: Justices reject “willfulness” requirement for requiring trademark infringers to disgorge profits
03.04.20 Argument analysis: Justices seek middle ground on SEC’s right to disgorgement in securities litigation
02.25.20 Argument preview: Justices to consider availability of “disgorgement” to SEC in securities litigation
01.22.20 Argument analysis: Justices debate ability of business that did not sign arbitration agreement to compel arbitration
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