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3 Feb 2017, 6:49 am by Patrick S. O'Donnell
Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President and infamous for her recent “alternative facts” locution (a term, Robert Hockett reminds us, that can have a perfectly proper descriptive semantic referent), has now provided us with another illustrious example of the Trump administration’s appalling penchant for resort to such falsehoods: “Speaking to Chris Matthews on MSNBC on Thursday night, Conway said: ‘I bet it’s brand-new information to people… [read post]
23 Jan 2017, 8:01 am by Robert Hockett
Posted by Robert Hockett When Bill Clinton's notorious 'It depends on what the meaning of "is" is' became something of a 'meme' in the late 1990s, I was struck by two things. [read post]
12 Nov 2016, 7:42 am by Alan White
Banks are now basically franchisees of the government's, i.e. the taxpayers', full faith and credit, as recently and eloquently explained by Professors Saule Omarova and Robert Hockett  Banks create and allocate capital because the government recognizes bank loans as money and puts taxpayers' full faith and credit behind bank IOUs. [read post]
6 Jul 2016, 9:30 pm by Brandi Lupo
Baxter (2012) (exploring regulatory capture in financial regulation) “Virtuous Capture” by Matthew Wansley (argues in favor of the virtues of certain forms of regulatory capture) Testimony of Robert Hockett before the U.S .Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, Improving Financial Institution Supervision: Examining and Addressing Regulatory Capture (2012) (making recommendations based on how regulatory capture might be at work at the Fed and other… [read post]
10 Mar 2016, 3:05 pm
 * See, for example, Robert Hockett’s critique of such arguments in “Promise against Peril: Of Power, Principle, and Purpose in International Law” as well as his review essay, “The Limits of Their World. [read post]
1 Mar 2016, 8:00 am by Ilya Somin
The other participants will be Cornell law Professor Robert Hockett (a prominent property scholar), Dana Berliner (who represented the property owners in the case), and Wesley Horton (who represented the City of New London). [read post]
14 Oct 2015, 10:40 am by Joseph Fishkin
4:30pm-5:45pm - Panel 2: Concentrated Private Power: Efficiency Justifications and Broken MarketsRobert Hockett, Amy Kapczynski, Barry C. [read post]
2 Feb 2015, 8:20 am
Other participants in the symposium include leading eminent domain scholars, such as Robert Hockett (Cornell), Alexandra Klass (University of Minnesota), and conference organizer Richard Allen Wolf (Florida), among others. [read post]
9 Dec 2014, 3:00 am by Steve Clowney
Robert Hockett (Cornell) has posted 'We Don't Follow, We Lead': How New York City Will Save Mortgage Loans by Condemning Them (Yale Law Journal Forum) on SSRN. [read post]
8 Jan 2014, 12:06 pm by Carlos Kelly
According to The New York Times, Robert Hockett, the Cornell University Law School professor associated with the concept, said “things seem to be picking up steam in Minnesota, and I’ve just been contacted in the past couple of weeks by two cities in Pennsylvania as well. [read post]
Editor's Note: The following post comes to us from Robert Hockett, Professor of Financial and International Economic Law at Cornell Law School. [read post]
23 Oct 2013, 3:00 am by propertyprof
Robert Hockett (Cornell) has posted Accidental Suicide Pacts and Creditor Collective Action Problems: The Mortgage Mess, the Deadweight Loss, and How to Get the Value Back (Cornell Law Review) on SSRN. [read post]
4 Oct 2013, 2:00 pm by Carlos A. Kelly
The report prepared for Seattle's City Council by Cornell University Law School Professor Robert Hockett identified "'about 42,000 underwater mortgaged homes.'" [read post]
4 Oct 2013, 1:00 pm by Carlos Kelly
The report prepared for Seattle’s City Council by Cornell University Law School Professor Robert Hockett identified “‘about 42,000 underwater mortgaged homes. [read post]