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23 Apr 2014, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
[Simon Lester, Cato] “Teller Wins Lawsuit Over Copied Magic Trick Performance” [Hollywood Reporter] Custom, informal law enforce joke “property” among comedians [McGraw/Warner, Slate] I read the news today, oh boy/ And now I have to pay a license fee/ [ABA Journal on actions against song lyrics sites; earlier here and here; h/t for joke to Rogers T.] [read post]
14 Mar 2013, 6:46 am
Hsieh, Reassessing APEC’s role as a Trans-Regional Economic Architecture: Legal and Policy Dimensions Panagiotis Delimatsis, Transparent Financial Innovation in a Post-Crisis Environment Federico Lupo Pasini, Economic Stability and Economic Governance in the Euro Area: What the European Crisis can Teach on the Limits of Economic Integration Kara Leitner & Simon Lester, WTO Dispute Settlement 1995–2012—A Statistical Analysis [read post]
16 Mar 2014, 12:30 am by Emily Prifogle
The Los Angeles Review of Books reviews Floyd Abrams's Friends of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment (Yale University Press).The New Republic reviews Doris Kearns Goodwin's The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism (Simon & Schuster).New Books in History has an interview with Benjamin Elman, author of Civil Examinations and Meritocracy in Late Imperial China (Harvard University… [read post]
14 Feb 2019, 8:47 am
Zang, When the Multilateral Meets the Regionals: Regional Trade Agreements at WTO Dispute Settlement Simon Lester, Inu Manak, & Andrej Arpas, Access to Trade Justice: Fixing NAFTA's Flawed State-to-State Dispute Settlement Process Sherzod Shadikhodjaev, Input Cost Adjustments and WTO Anti-Dumping Law: A Closer Look at the EU Practice Christian Harris Slattery, ‘Fossil Fueling the Apocalypse’: Australian Coal Subsidies and the Agreement on Subsidies and… [read post]
30 Mar 2015, 3:06 am
Contents include:Reinhard Quick, Why TTIP Should Have an Investment Chapter Including ISDS Simon Lester, Rethinking the International Investment Law System Adarsh Ramanujan & Seetharaman Sampath, ‘Double Counting’: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel? [read post]
18 Dec 2013, 6:41 am
Simon Lester & Inu Barbee, The Challenge of Cooperation: Regulatory Trade Barriers in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment PartnershipFederico M. [read post]
5 Dec 2006, 12:21 pm
In its recent post on  Posner and the Rule of WTO Law,  Simon Lester underlines that the "mere mention of "policy preferences" seems to set people in the WTO on edge. [read post]
24 Mar 2015, 3:02 am by Walter Olson
., Federalist Society holds star-filled conference on Treaties and National Sovereignty at George Washington University [Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz] Trade agreements are being promoted as extending progressive labor and environmental policies around the globe, hmmm [Simon Lester, related] Courts in European nations urged to use Charter to promote affirmative welfare rights, strike down laws liberalizing labor markets [Council of Europe] “Croatian-Serb war offenses litigated… [read post]
3 Sep 2007, 11:02 am
The always insightful Simon Lester observes that the latest sin case that the WTO may take up (we've already told you about Antiguan internet gaming) is the incipient American ban on clove cigarettes. [read post]
15 Mar 2011, 6:37 am by Walter Olson
“A conversation with class action objector Ted Frank” [American Lawyer] Reviews of new Lester Brickman book Lawyer Barons [Dan Fisher/Forbes, Russell Jackson] Plus: interview at TortsProf; comments from Columbia legal ethicist William Simon [Legal Ethics Forum] “Collective Bargaining for States But Not for Uncle Sam” [Adler] Examples of how Wisconsin public-sector unionism has worked in practice [Perry] Wisconsin cop union: nice business you got… [read post]
28 Oct 2010, 7:49 am by INFORRM
Leading libel lawyers, academics and reform campaigners will gather at City University London on Thursday 4th November 2010 for a symposium chaired by Lord Anthony Lester, to discuss the issues around libel reform in England & Wales. [read post]
20 Mar 2015, 8:11 pm by Rob Howse
Simon Lester already blogged this morning about the NAFTA investor-state award in Bilcon v. [read post]
12 Apr 2007, 8:12 am
Unfortunately, in their interesting new statistical analysis about WTO cases (JIEL, vol 10,  2007), Simon Lester and Kara Leitner do not seem to give information about "win rates. [read post]
9 Mar 2018, 7:43 am by Charnovitz
EU Can Retaliate Immediately Against Trump's Metal Tariffs Steve Charnovitz 9 March 2018 In a recent post about the Trump Administration's proposed Section 232 actions against steel and aluminum, Simon Lester comments that "I'm not convinced by the argument that because the national security argument is a sham, the measures can be treated as a safeguard measure, and therefore the retaliation is permitted. [read post]
11 Dec 2019, 10:30 am by Simon Lester
This blog post was written jointly by Simon Lester and Inu Manak Here is the relevant text of the Protocol of Amendment to the USMCA (released earlier today) related to panel rosters and composition: C. [read post]
5 Mar 2019, 1:38 pm by Simon Lester
In the previous post by Simon Lester, he wrote about USTR’s decision to “terminate” GSP preferences to India. [read post]
13 Nov 2006, 1:02 am
The report of Senator Lautenberg mentioned by Simon Lester in a recent post, does not say a word about two important legal points in the context of this issue (See "OPEC, the WTO, Regionalism, and Unilateralism", Journal of World Trade, Vol. 37 (2003), by Melaku Desta). 1. [read post]
9 Apr 2018, 9:07 pm
Meredith Kolsky Lewis (Univ. at Buffalo - Law) has posted Dissents (in Research Handbook on WTO Dispute Settlement, Simon Lester & Bryan Mercurio eds., forthcoming). [read post]
15 Apr 2018, 1:07 pm
Contents include:Federico Lupo-Pasini, Financial Disputes in International Courts Weitseng Chen, Lost in internationalization: Rise of the Renminbi, Macroprudential Policy, and Global Impacts Manuel Sánchez Miranda, Liberalization at the Speed of Light: International Trade in Electricity and Interconnected Networks Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, Between ‘Member-Driven’ WTO Governance and ‘Constitutional Justice’: Judicial Dilemmas in GATT/WTO Dispute Settlement Hanna… [read post]