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17 Mar 2010, 10:37 am by Robert Hockett
By Robert Hockett Father Rob Araujo, at Mirror of Justice, has offered some interesting queries concerning the legislative process, and whether 'Catholic Legal Theory' has anything to say about that process. [read post]
12 Oct 2011, 8:44 pm by Ezra Rosser
A new report published by the New America Foundation written by Daniel Alpert, Westwood Capital; Robert Hockett, Professor of Law, Cornell University; and Nouriel Roubini, Professor of Economics, New York University, is worth checking out for a macro view of the causes of the current great recession and for suggestions on a path forward: A Way Forward (Oct. 2011). [read post]
20 Feb 2012, 10:26 am
By Robert Hockett As most of our readers know, and as a perhaps larger proportion of them than that of the nation at large, thanks to Neil, likely have known since at least 2007, sagging mortgage markets continue to act as a drag on our still underperforming economy. [read post]
9 Mar 2010, 10:57 pm
By Robert Hockett Now that it's virtually certain that comprehensive health insurance reform will be pursued at least in part through House-Senate budget reconciliation, the present affords an opportune moment to take stock of past resorts to that procedure. [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]
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]
19 Feb 2013, 7:02 am by Carlos A. Kelly
Robert Hockett, the Cornell University law professor who is advising the company behind the underwater mortgage condemnation concept, welcomed the good news in the New York Federal Reserve Bank's report. [read post]
2 Mar 2012, 6:15 am
BuchananIn a recent post here on Dorf on Law, Professor Robert Hockett discussed some important policy analysis and advocacy in which he has recently engaged (with co-authors), including a legislative proposal to help homeowners who are unable to stay current on their mortgages. [read post]
12 Sep 2017, 4:59 am by Shu-Yi Oei
The paper (with Robert Hockett, also of Cornell) is entitled “Private Wealth and Public Goods: A Case for a National Investment Authority. [read post]
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]
11 Oct 2011, 7:15 pm by Adam Levitin
The latest proposal for dealing with the mortgage crisis comes from The Way Forward by Daniel Alpert, Robert Hockett and Nouriel Roubini (AHR), a policy paper sponsored by the New America Foundation. [read post]
28 Feb 2017, 5:58 am
Hockett, Cornell University, on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Editor's Note: Robert C. [read post]
21 Feb 2010, 4:37 pm
By Robert Hockett One of the more interesting features of Republican opposition to a variety of salutary proposals made by the Obama Administration and the Democratic Caucus in the Congress, I find, is that so many features of these proposals to which Republicans currently -- and flamboyantly -- object originate with ... well, Republicans themselves. [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]
3 Feb 2017, 7:00 am
Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President and infamous for her recent “alternative facts” locution (a term, Robert Hockett reminds us, that can indeed have a perfectly proper descriptive semantic referent), has now provided us with an 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]
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]
3 Nov 2009, 5:14 pm
By Bob Hockett The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in a fascinating case that DoL readers might find particularly interesting in a time of financial turbulence. [read post]
8 Jul 2012, 9:43 pm by Walter Olson
For more, see Ira Stoll, Kevin Funnell, Steven Greenhut and related, Felix Salmon (role of Cornell lawprof Robert Hockett). [read post]
25 Mar 2010, 2:40 am
By Robert Hockett Now that Senator Dodd has released his proposed plan for finance-regulatory reform, some DoL readers might appreciate a quick breakdown of its principal provisions, along with a brief bit of commentary. [read post]